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PICKENS8, . .1
1JVIU4SJP4Y, JANUARY 16 1908.
Contest for Red-Heads Only.
When the golrlq. ray# 9t the glo.
MTdus Fidnhdei haishA !i1 i e auburn
Zinglets of the joyous JaCkSOnvRi
girls, the picture is so perfect that
even Father Time stops still in his
flight and orders an ounce of radium
that his youth may be restored. In
the radiating glory of one of these
auburn-hairet angels the red-headed,
dimpled damplings of Rouston, Tex.,
look like a whitewashed fence after a
torrential rain.-[Jacksonville 'Times.
What Is an Injunction?
An iojunction is a law which is
found on no statute book.
A law which has never been voted
on by any act of legiblation.
A law which has never been signed
by any governor or president.
A law which exists without consent
of .the people.
4 law which came intobeing as
the will of one man.
An injunction.is a. law.made by: a
judge. - -And penalties are fic'd by
the same judge.
And the offenders are tried before
the same judge.
How the World Grows.
In a little more. than 100 years
according to government figures, thq
population df the world has growi
from 640,000,000.to 1,600,000,000 ai
increttse of 150 per cent. At the en
of so many hundreds of centnries, i
other words, there were in the worI
in 1800 only .640,000,000 of pers-nm
and in 106 yearp, from 1800 to 190(
to this number had been added 960
The total.commerce of the. worl
in 1800 was about 'one and a hal
billions of dollars; in 1906...it wa
more than twenty billions of dollari
Other figures show' that in wealti
and the growth of variou.s industra
agencies the incrnease hae ben fa
Bwifter than that of population.
The overpopulation of the wol4
inot a present menace to the thinli
ers of to-day, but the thinkers of
period when '(here were ~less that
hatf as many people in the world a
now they seriously -debated the 1m
mninende of the catastriophe that. th,
overcrowding of the earth .would prc
- L1ooking Over the Map.
Sometime wh'en you are wondering
what to do, when you want an alic
gether new diversion, get out thi
map of the world, or of your owr
country, and spend a few sainutei
looking for surprises. Nearly all o
us think we know a great deal mom
than we do know about geography
Very few of us, as a matter of faoi
have even a good general idea of the
annrernhv of nur ifmma~jAie --an.4j
A part of Mexico is farther eat
than Mobile, Ala.
Brazil is larger than the Unite
Sitates (exl uding Alaska.)
Constan inople is about as ft
north of .Norfolk as the Bermud
I kr.Qtk I l n rh u -.r :,f
Seiavqugh, Ga., Is farther west
Nqrfolk tilan is - Pitgsburg, .1
though the latter is very near I
Pekin, China, is in just about
latitude of Columbus, 0.
For about one-half of its wid
the northern b. undery of the Uuil
States (not Alaska) is farther no'
than any portion of the Canadi
provinces of Nova Scotia or N
A part of European Russia is I
ther east than any part of Persia.
The southernmost part of Engla
ia more than 100 miles north of t
orthernmost part of Switzerland,
Rqme is on a line with Boston.
Iltio do Jperio, the capital of B
aln, iet as fir uMth no Pretorl
the capital of the Transvant.
Paris is fat ther north than I
Norfolk is only two m:les farth
north than Algiers, Africa.
Almost all of South America is ea
of a line drawn south from' Norfol
- Norfolk Landmark.
Lucky Friday, the 13th.
There is one West Philadelphi
man who doean't care a hang if eve
day is Friday, the 16th, yet he us
to be one of the most superstitious
men. Last September, whenr.the 12
fell on Friday. h' was cured.- thui
safe was being 'a~isd to the.six
floor of 'a W lnut.strteet .'.uilding
he. was walking alqpg the silewal
Just as he got under it dome o
called, "Look out!" He graspeA ti
situation in an. tit' .-gnd ; t e
passed through hisirin'd the thongl
thirt since it was Friday, the 13th. I
was sure . to .bq. eatght under t1
heavy safe. .Neverthelese, he -jutpi
for his life ah.d lanIed half' in ti
gutter and half on the sidegal
Then he'looked- around to.see V
havoc 'and discovered that 'the -ro
had nierely slipped a little, and ai
the safe -was being hoistel up
though nothinig had happened.
he lay 'atrptebed in the mud his ho
felt. Bomnetbing round and flat. WI
be arose and brushed off his tdth
he still clutched the find, and -ul
exaniining it he found it to be'I a
gold piece that no one evor claim
Words You Write, but Never Sa;
There are words you never say,.
often write, says the .ondon Chr<
s cle. And the contrast between Frei
and English struck . thi. writer w)
listening to a Freneh~ "laboring:in.
A who made a speebh In -literary 'Frdji
1 for the public -speaker in..France
no difficulties in the- matter qf. woi
even though he evince his south
origin In slight differences of pron
I elation. The language of the-platf4
.and of the press is one, but not, a
in England. One .could mtnke quit
ipng list of words. .tJat are comn
Senough in print, b'ut'.fgaisiy.'beat
s man who thinks Me isW goihg to.a
.them on a platform. For exai
"succinct" is a common.Word. in pr
a but the man who looks to fluent spe
Swould boggle at it.:- In-- fact, no
even speaks the' word. And, thoi
Brobdlngnaglan is familiar .enough
.black and white, has even Lotd A
bery ventured on its voca'l prodticti
, We don't say these thins;, as the 11
t quiets tne fever, soothes, heais
Ask your doctor about this.
'The best kind of a testimonial
"Sold for over siaty years."
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an Our Spring S
ow we must make i
ar- To do this we
These shoes E
Best Thing on I
th . redu
re - - EVE!
d k . M --
as so e e e
ch You ar
as. - 1% acre bulding
s 2 1 acre lots close
La -28 acre tract, close
e wil1 pay for same.
ion , . .
the -30.. aCres, 1-n town:
ht- rdom house. Large
e a stitch in tii
policies are lil
ocial Prices on!
hoes will soon be coming in and as we are
oom for them.
are offering until January 31st some rare ba
re all new, staple stock and are the celebrat<
ilar $1.75 value men's heavy Brogans to
ular 2.00 value men's Box Calf
ilar 2.50 value men's heavy Box Calf
Atar 2.50 value men's medium Box Calf,
lar 3-25 value men's Rhino Calf, heavy,
ular 3.50 value men's Belour,
ilar 3.50 value men's Patent Leathers,
ilar $1.25 value Heavy Shoes,
ilar 1.75 value Box Calf,
alar 2.00.value Box Calf,
alar 2.25 value Vici Dregs,
ilar 2-50 value Patent Leather,
alar 3.00 value Patent Leather,
Boys' and Children's Shoes will also s
Don't miss this opportunity tq buy Real
Remember this sale begins with this date a
Lv PAIR OF MILES SHOES ARE GUi
ORE & fIAUI
V MUCH DO YOU
e losing money if you do not own your own
E HAVE FOR S
lot well located in most desirable section- of t
in and on piublic road.
to .old camp.-ground, near Pickens. This is;
of Liberty, on old Pickens-Liberty road. Hc
-f aiesu-40 acres in cultivation---20 acres
stable, cribs and sheds. A good iaiNestment.
DER &s TAYLOR, .1
-ReaI Estate and 5tocks
Office over Pickens Drug Co. 4
*Is a Hard Teacher
ne by getting a fire insurance policy. You rr
and reliable companies.
beral and premiums light. Se
OS & T A
Fire and Life Insurance A~
already badly crowded
d "Miles" make "The
go at $1.55
uffer a like
nd lasts until
place or farm.
r bargain as timbct c
use and spiring on p1.
under wire for pastu're: -ix
See us for price and tern s.
tay never regret it.
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