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Chicago has a thief who makes
business of stealing wet clothes from
the tubs of washerwomen.
Owing to trains being delayed
conductors on the Lehigh Valley rail
road have been instruoted to cui
short the farewells of women at the
A ball which escaped in Philadel
phia from a drove of cattle stopped
so long in front of a plate glass win
dow admiring a reflection of himself
that he was lossued and captured.
"God knows I'm not the thing I
Nor am I e'en the thing I could be,
But twenty times I rather would be
An atheist clean,
Than under colors bid be,
Just for a hereen."
A Missouri young woman is said to
spell her poodle's name "Phideau."
Possibly she is merely determined to
show that she is opposed to Mr.
Roosevelt's simplified spelling cru
.eade, which went to pieces some
We sympathize with Mr. Burton,
but he should not have allowed him
self to be made a victim of attempted
presidential interference, which didn't
The British Museum contains books
written on oyster shells, bricks,tiles,
bones, ivory, lead, iron, sheepskin
and palm leaves.
New Zealand, which has an official
death rate of a trifle less than twelve
persons to the thousand of popula
tion, must rank as one of the healti
iest countries in the world.
In the British Museum is an atlas
of the world made 500 years ago and
which stands seven feet high. It i.
believed to lie the largest book in th
About the thinnest thing in thi
world is the film of a soap-bubble
It would take about 50,000,000 u
them to measure one inch
The majority of the highroads i1
Belgium are now planted with tree
along the way, to the great pleasur
of travelers and to the advantage a
the contry. In a total (istance c
about 4,775 miles there are no les
than 800,000 of these roadside trepE
The United States is buying a]
the gold to ho gathered in Europe
and it is buying it very largely wit]
cotton raised in the South.
"Who's that a-hollerin' clown yon
der in the b~ranch?" "That's Lb<
prodigal son. 'Tl e old1 man's a-whalin
thunder out of him for runnin
The municipal e~xpenses of Nev
York City are $14,700 each hour.
The most highly valued book i,
existence is a Hebrew Bible, which ii
in the possession of the German gov
ernment. A few years ago the Pope
desired to purchase this ancient vol
nune, and made the German emperoi
an offer of $150,000 for it, but it wa
Tom--"It was a case of love ai
first sight with me." Jack- "Ther
why don't you marry her?"Tom
"Oh, I saw her again on several oc
According to an estimate mode b~
a banker wvho is fond of figures, eact
adult person in Newv York City ii
carrying 1an average of $'26.
"We have no toadyismn in Amner
ica," "No?" "No; we call it respeel
for the office."- IPi ttsburg Post.
It costs nearly as much to pay th<
salaries of the municipal servants o
Newv York City as it does to suppori
the entire army of the United States
The salaries amount close to $70
Miffkins- *i~t is said that aggress
ive', impalsive people usually have
If they' hvoni g ' therm at firsit
they get Itin lat fr.' [Ubiui ag. Dail'
A mare near .awrence, Ran,
borne four pairs of twins in four c
S !outive seasons; all still living,
one killed by accident.
Mrs. White (sympathetically
"So your huaband is in trouble agi
Mand?" Mrs. Black (cheerily
"No'm; he's out er trouble dess n
-de souu'rel's in jail,"-[Pack.
Norway's seaweed, used as fit
yields a greater revenue than do t
fisheries of that country.
Some fellow has discovered ti
peanuts destroy the taste for liqu
So now if you see a man eating p
nuts you may know he is only tryi
to quench his thirst.-[Audere
"What a very thin voice that g
has!" "'Ibin! Why, it's so thin a
ought to sing all her music in a sk
eton key."- (Balto. American.
The almighty dollar is the key
many a cold heart.
It doesn't pay to give too ta
value to people's opinions.
Mark Twain is 71 years of al
and be declares that he is happy.
A mosquito is like a good ads
tis trer-not satisfied with one inc
A Chicago minister calls bazai
and church festivals "stomanch re
Emperor William spends ~half
million yearly in traveling around
Chicago has about 250 qii
miles of territory with'n its incory
A large consignment of wa
from the river of Jordan is on its i
to this country.
There are now in the world 6
000 societies of Ohristian Endea
and 4,000,000 members.
Twelve h ours in winter and foi
teen in summer was an average di
work. in the sixteenth century.
It's a nice thing to visit the wii
in her aiction, but let's see you
it and keep the whole world fi
e Careful entimates show that tih
f are 480,000 writerm in this coun
who make tbeir living in whole or
part by the pp.
An exchange say: "The cost of
ing is so high that it would be ch<
er to die if it were not for the tlu
taker's ur ion.
The average yield of corn all<
the United Sfates this year isBoffi
ly repo)rted to b)0 30.2 bushels,
o nmpared with 28 8 bushels heit y
The total is 2,881,090 bushels.
Stores to Close on Tuanksgivinc
We, the undersigned, merchant
Pickene, agree to keep our sti
closed the entire day of Noveni
28th, 1907, "Thanksgiving Day."
Ashmore & Nimmons,
D. F. Pace,
W. E Freeman & Co.,
Folger, Thornley & Co.,
H. A. R ichey,
T. D. Harris,
D. B. Cooper,
Moore & Mauldin,
R R. Roark,
Your Attention, Cotton Growers,
T ihe Pickens Cotton Mill has cons
ed to store cotton for its frier. da
patrons. Under this plan they will t
cotton in their warehouse without.
charge or expense to the farmers,
when they are ready to soil will pay
Market price for it. If, however,
seller is niever satisfied with the price
can get his cotton back by paying
mill ".15c. per month, per bale, for
actual cost of storage and insurai
With th*is arrangement the Pick
nte ofl carry, for a wvhile at least,
noe fits customers who will st
with tihe mill their co,tton and dep
-with the banki their warehiouso rece:
for samne. This is a most liberal prc
sition from both the mili and the ba
Down to theo Norman Conquest
,.'itm hamd "livig money"' and "'di
1mm~:e.y." the former being slaves ri
A My Hair is
ow; Feed your hair; nourish it;
give It something to live. on.
tel, Then it will stop falling, and -
he will grow long and heavy. *
Ayer's Hair Vigor is the only
at genuine hair-food you can
. buy. It gives new life to the
a- hair-bulbs. You save what
hair you have, and get more,
on too. And it keeps the scalp
clean and healthy.
The best kind of a testimonial
irl "Sold for over sixty years." .
he Xa"*A. A 114 NEMs.
To clean bronze wash it with pul
verized whiting, then rub with paste
Ch of plumbago and saffron and heat the
article before a slow fire. -
The Glad Ring.
The ideal state of love will never
come to pass until the wooer can use
er- the glad ring in his voice and save the
price of a diamond toward provisions
er- *or the Arst year in a fiat.-Spokane
ire H4 Didn't Like a Crowd.
li- Mrs. Gotrox-Mabel, dear, are you
sure Mr. Woodby loves you for your- o
self alone? Mabel-Yes, I'm sure he
a does, mamma. He is always sp rest
his less when you are in the room.--Ex
In January, 1849, one year after the W
first discovery of gold in California,
10- there were 10,000 men mining there.
tr Women as Well as Men go
. Are Made Miserable by g(:
vor Kidney trouble preys upon the mind. dis- tlii
courages and lessens ambition; beauty, vigor Co
,.. L , and cheerfulness soon
jr - f ,, disappear when the kid
, -neys are out of order
Kidney trouble has
become so prevalent V
low that it is not uncommon
do for a child to be bern
afflicted with weak 1-id
om . neys. If the child urin
- - ates too often, if the
urine scalds the flesh or if, when the chil:
ore reaches an age when it should be able to
control the passage, It is yet afflicted with
ry, bed-wetting, depend upon it. the cause of
the difficulty is kidney trouble, and the first
step should be towards the treatment of
these important organs. Thi's unpleasant
._ trcuble is due to a diseased condition of the
kidneys and bladder and not to a habit as
mp. most people suppose.
ier- Women as well as men are made mis
erable with kidney and bladder trouble,
and both need the same great remedy.
The mild and the Immediate effect of
ver Swamp-.Root is soon realized, It is sold
ial. by druggists, in fifty
cent and one dollar
as sizes. Ydu may have a U
3ar. sample bottle by mall , '' I
-free, also pamphlet tell- Homo of sc'amp.noot.
ng all about it. including many of the
housands of testimonial letters received -
r. rom sufferers cured. In writing Dr. . Kimer
.& Co., Binghamton, N. Y., be sure and
a of mention this paper. --
)re Don't make any mistake, but remember
the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's
ber Swamp-Root, and the address, Binghamton, an
N. Y., on every bottle..
HAIR BALSAM C
Ndirt to otul Color.y
the - o
Ccmpany will insure any o
Every trace of kidney trc
I$ il (~will be paii
$100 state UThe
Bultimmoe, Md., for an
ney trouble UVA SOL
1 A Word to th
For Sale by PICKENS
wady for Fal*
Only live fisb wim up stret m. and all h
ods ond shoce. Which way are you goit
Complete 11119 of Fall
a bave eve' shown, at-d Our Prices
Ily V ( (c< 'F U- n ) lis( D in'1E ge( ordVP
'I rit ging in lI ice fi n- 10c to $1.150 t be yu
>ds before you bny your dress.
M hite geods an- laptitely ill ne litis Fein
of these, at the OLD PIllCES. N twi
NdS, I Lt. ft ; '(A Ci al.- i Ifli I(< is t l t
thle yllid. J(1111' at d Clist'l cms foi- net)
I ell 3 fIt1 ( I ( i I will Fh - reei tt i3
In 50c to $10 the p:icr. Slhoes, well evepy
>CA n n(-i or ti < n ol (y. 'We n. he ge od I
nie an(d see us.
We have then
Ladies' course and fmne shoes
Children's shoes at Socto 95C
Men's coarse and fine shoes a
Ask to see a pair of our famn
oes for,-e very day wear.
W~hen it ccrres to urderwear
Don't forget that we carry ar
ress Goods and most an ything
me to see us.
V. E. Freon
"AT THlE OLD)
V ~ Fall lin<
9Q very few
ne having any trace of
uble is eliminated by
I by the Iter
mioal Co., of
y case of Kid.
will not belp.
?aded for A. K. PA1K'S fur Dry
9?- We have the largest and most
Rn~1 '1Bter Goods
Shall be the Lowest.
)i((d IS< In cnt of 4tylfs and colors
id. Come and let na srhow you ttesc'
n. We bave provided a liberal sup
IbtAinding t'ie a(vance on cotton
Ma'P plie . A; (((i<1 a for 8cnnd
T (1 U'oys wear, at 1i e old piices.
iv Ibe Pidii. fll I:.h tt at all prices
bcdy kIows thnt we sell the 'est
ill that we tell you Pbt ut our goods.
Greenville. S C
95C to'$1-5o and up.
t any price.
us Oak Tanned Buckskin
w~e have it and our prices
up-to-date line of Millinery,
kept Uin a General Store.
an & Co.
ave just received our New
of the famous
which can be found styles
:veryone. From the most
tple shape to the very latest
hats have no
equals at the i r -
>ne pricy to everyone.