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Tho Sontine14ouraol company.
TFVOMPSONF. r, &1116. Pnois.
J. L. ). TLiMISOAN. EI'oR.
-n&.jirqijnonl $1.00 Por Annum.
Adttver-tisingy Rt-tem Re~a-10onable.
Kutered at ric!:eus FIstoiffe as ;ecoud Class
PJCKENS, S. C.:
THlURSDAY9 JANU altY 23 1908.
',here will be wo vot.q. printed netx'
week. This is the last one. Afie
the votes are all in and counted we
will nublifsh the final vote of etch
conteetaut for the varions prizeP,
showing the total vote each tie got.
From now on workers will have te
grope in the dark, take what the.
have got and add to it whatever the'%
can get and win out if they can. We,
ourselves, even will not know bowa
the contestants stand, for as the votet.
come in they will be immediatel1
dropped into at locked box and wo
shall not try to keep track of them. I
We aim to give everybody a fair sbow
and a square deal in this thing. Wo
did in our other one and we will it.
Coupons come in ad coupone go I
out, and talk continues to be in
dulged in. Sometimes it is Herd,
then Freeman, Masters, Allgood,
Arnold, Hendricks, Hester, Hendtr
son--all of the carriors in the race
get dicusesed, and we are frequently '
appealed to for our opinion as to tbe
winner, each person, of course, cham.
pioning their own favoriter, though
they all are 'earful of losing a voti.
Our reply is the one who gets the
most work done-rceives the most
votes-will most assuredly be the
winner, but who such an one will be
we cannot say, for we nout. assured y
do not have the remotest idea. W.
wish they could all win, but as they
can't here's lick to the successkii
"Go it, old 1os, you are b und t.
win"-if you get the most votes it
Our eintest has nO got to thf
point where it is "everybody for selt
and the devil for the hindmost" -
therefore they at e all trying to paoo
Do all you can for your carrier.
He pays you daily visits through alt
kinds of weather and he would aip
preciate your help in this contest
Each carrier needs the buggy, either
now, or soon, and he wilt serve yen
even more faithfully if you win this
one tor him.
We have a lot of old back acr ounts
that we would be mighty glad to
issue coupons on. These accounts
ars on go.,d men-oanes of the beetj
men of the county-- who have been'
megligent and we haven't sent then.
* dan for It, for we know thoem and
know when we see thean or they Oome
ta town they wilt pay it. Atk
your neighbor if he isnt a "cut-off,"
and if he- won't pay the debt and gnve
you the coupon, He will probably i e
only too glad to do so to help liai
While we wish to collect ourmmney,
this .scheme was not put on wholly
4 for this one purpose alone, but to try
and swell our subscription .list over
the county so as to help the routes to
be self-sustaidsg. These routea se
gauged and must average above a
certain number of piteces of aui t er
month, other wise they will be out cif.
4 private ommuncation last fall
frjzm Congresman Alken stated that
* amue of the routes in -thIs counoy
were in a orilical conditio, so we
inaugurated thIs contest with the
VWlgl'ionwid 'bestir theagtves'for
th 4ir repnfotive ot rera and prootre
enoigh new eubsoribers to make the
ronte.. safe. 1omo routes bive had
W6l iQf niew issmea Added II. I I
while othera ?bave o10 praotdseo.3
a , thig, and if tie govermneiU wi -.
b d-con ,tiusO t."- M wet W.n't fet-l
that we sre to bolaimnr, for we hit-.
.one our part to help to provtne ;
Poero is pl~.ty * f tim., yt f.r e
'outes to do ino:bii;g. Oor huu
4cribers cssld very veli spo:id a daIy
in this cause, goinug ovier the route
md explaining the situtifoi to tho, e
wvho do not take Ibis p.ptsr, tho prou
)ition we ha vi on and solieiting their
%id and arsistanco. We should LIAO.
here is enough nativo prida about
h1erM to try and make at 1-ast a favor
ible showing for their route and
"Play your own hand, don't trust
rour partner" fur anyt hing in this
Fromts now on uI' k your judqeneot
ror the winner in this contest and go
work fur him w-ith a vimn.
Lo's o our suboribers who have'
ust pai I one auollar, thuA briiging
heir r-ubrcriphon11 up t-o 19418, AbIoutd
tet in hero with .mother dollar bef.,re
he contest closes. Show yovur faith
n your carrier and help him along
with that much more votesn. lRenmem.
ser that there many be others going
o do liewise, and you would always
regret not helping if le came within
100 voe s of winning.
During the life of the contest there
3as been a great deal said ahm)ut the
.arriers and the buggy. But th
,ruth is, the 'scholarship prize ard
;ownsbip prizes are what has kept
he interest at fever heat. The young
adises hsamve, aud are doing the work,
tnd without their 'aid 'this woull
Iave been a doll conteat The carrier
who wisa the buggy should nlot for
ge't that, It is a pr.'hest from bir
youing lady friends. We certaioly
aopreciate threir work and wiO. th re
was a prize for each a id every one
The contest will close Saturdas,
February lst, at 9 p. m,, sharp.
Workers outside of 1'ckeus can work
up to the last hour. But all letters
clminiiog mi folny or coupulls muet
bear the postmark of Feb. 14. All
such vill be cousidered as deposited
Don't sleep on your rights. Re
mneumber letters conitasining vote., bear
inig postmark later than Feb'. Ist will
n .t Ibe couiitrd. S it sirdasy, Fe. 1s,
at, 9 p. m , louses the contest.
.Net a Lawyer.
"You are qite a legal gentlemara.
aren't you?" said a barrister to a *it
neeu at Westminster countly court.
"No," replied the man: '1 work for
may Hlving."-London Mant.
One good thing about marryzng a
widow is that she doesn't expect so
muh of you in the we e.t being good
and talented and no . omerfte
There is one thing that will
cure it-Ayer's Halr Vigor.
It is a regular scatp-medicine.
It quickly destroys the germs
which cause this disease.
The unhealthy scalp becomes
healthy. The dandruff disap
pears, had to disappear. A
fhealthyscaip means agreat deal
to you-healthy hair, no dan
druff,no pimples, no eruptions.
Tshe beet kind of a testimonial
**04frover sixty years."
Al ~ 5ASAPAILL.
U I PIU~A,
Our Spring Shoes will soon
we .m1ust make room for them.
To do this we are oflering u
These shoes are all new, sta,
Best Thing on Foot."
Regular $1.75 val
Regular 2.(.)o valh
Regular 2-50 vai
Regular 2-50 vai
Regular 3.25 val
Regular 3-50 vali
Regular 3-50 vali
Regular $1.25 valu
Regular 1.75 valh
Regular - 2.OO-vali
Regular 2.25 val
Regular 2-50 valh
Regular 3.00 valh
Boys'. and C
Don't miss 1
- EVERY PAIR OF
You are losing mone
W Ef Hf A A
1%acre building lot well loicate
2 1 acre lots close in and on pul
.28 acre tract, close to old camp
will pay for same.
-30 acres, in town of Liberty, on
Hughes Farm-gr acres- 40
room house.- Large stable, cribs a
'jTke sttch in time by getting
W represent safe and reliable<
esaeliberal and prei
.4 Fire and
Prices on Sh
be. coming in and as we are alread:
ntil January 31st some rare bargains.
pie st6ck and are the celebrated "Mi
,ie mien's heavy Biogans to go at
ic men's Box Calf
.e men's heavy Box Calf
ie ien's medium Box Calf,
.ie men's Rhino Calf, heavy.
ue men's Belour,
Lie men's Patent Leathers,
te Heavy Shoes,
te Box Calf,
ie Box Calf,
2e Vici Dress,
ie Patent Leather,
ie Patent Leather,
hildren's Shoes will also suffer
his opportunity to buy Real Barg
is sale begins with this date and las
MILES SHOES ARE GUARAN
CH DO YOU 0
y if you do not own your own place
aV E FO R SmAoL
d in most desirable section of town.
~round, near Pickens. This is a barg
old Pickens-Liberty road. House at
acres in cultivation---20 acres under
.nd sheds. A good investment. See 1
Ss TAYLOR, Br4
Estate and Stocks..-...
over .Pickens Drug Co.. 6
a fire insurance policy. You may ne
mniums light. -See us.
Life Insurance Agent
r badly crowded ,
les" mnake "' he
ai as timber on place
d spring on place.
wire for pasture. Six
is for price and terms.
Ver regret it.