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p'-i 'D EVERT THURSDAY MORNINO.
JOMPSON & RioHr. Piiora.
J. . . THOMPSON. EDITOR.
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Advertising Bates Reasonable.
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PICKENS, S. C. s
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1908.
I am in receipt of a number of
anonyinous communications. I
do not attribute the writing of
them to any person of standing
in the conmniunity. People of
honor do not resort to such
methods. I have only a feeling
of contempt and pity for the
author, who is known to me.
A Credit to Upper Catolina.
There are few stores -in the
South that have made the rapid
progress as that of Tie J. Thos.
Arnold Co., of Greenville, S. C.,
whiose a(lvertiselleilt appears
in this paper. It is no loiger
necessary for people inl th Pied
mont section to send to large
cities for the better class of
merchandise. Tphe ArniolI C.'s
store is 240 feet deep, 55 feet
adl(1 two floors. Every in g de
sired by the fair Sex ill thIe way
of (ress canl be found inl this
+Ore. The ready-to- we a Ir and
lillery (lepartments have beI
edC(l all( stocked with as
me and stylisi stocks as
n111(d in the South, This
from every stand
Ho . for Horse Sense?
A trivi~a incident of daily oc
currence, that never fails to
interest passers-by, may be wit
nessed about 1 p. m. in a cross
street below Fulton street, and
just off Broadway. There
stands, with never failing reg
ularity, a black horse attached
to a light wagon. There, too,
passes at that hour a business
man on his way back from
The business man approaches
the horse. The horse pricks up
his ears, then thrusts forward
his nose, and begins a sniffing
investigation of the man's coat
pockets. Soon the man - pro
duces two lumps of sugar, pur
loined from his eating place.
The horse proimptly consumes
them, and the man passes.
They understand each other
very wvell, this pair.-Newv York
A'i nkan la rash,
Yes. 100,000 times each day.
Does it send out good blood
or bad blood? You know, for
good blood is good health;
bad blood, bad health. 'And
you know precisely what to
take for bad blood-Ayer's
Sarsaparlila. Doctors have
endorsed it for 60 years.
One frecodt case Of bad blood is a slaggish
lIver. This produces constipation. Poisonous
substances are thi alsorbed Into the blood,
Keep tha bowols open with Ayer's Pills.
sad* b17. Ayer Co.. Lowel, aas
s afeturers Of
A e ' AGUE CURE.
We have no seorete I We publish
the formulas of all our medioines.
The ishmaelites of Trade.
As a rule. the catalogue houses mal
a greater profit on their goods than <
the retallers. says Maxwell's Talisma
This is evidenced by their tremendo
growth. They handle cheap gradc
with an enormiou.s profit added. Th
pay no taxes to tue community
which they do blusiness. They are ti
Ishnielites of trade.
MR. BOMER OF BOOMTON
The town Is on a boom at last.
Anti verything is going
As lovely as molasses, fast
As ralid rivers flowing.
New stores have started. Binks & Co.
Iave built a handsome building;
New lines of business make a show
With signs In fancy gilding.
Yes. Ulnoniton now is in the running
Since Mr. E.oonier went a-gunning.
Tlo place has taken on an air
And not a citizen would dare
To call the town inferior.
A dozen peirsons. more or less,
l vave each put Up a dwelling.
How far the village will progavees
There Isn't any tellihg
Since with his weapon Mr. Boomer
Went forth one day In wrathful humo
There used to be some men, you see,
Who took delight In knocking.
Their number was but two or three,
But what they did was shocking.
When any person would propose
A little town improvement
These fellows swatted In the nose
That new. progressive movement.
Then Mr. Boomer up tand loaded
171s little gun, to anger goaded.
Result: A quito imrcdIate growth
Of Boomton's cemetery.
And no good citizens were loath
To make the funerals mesry.
Then Boomton just began to grow,
'Twas like a place enchanted.
For all the boomers had a show
With all the knockers planted.
Which shows that real town impro,
Requires at timee a trigger moveme:
T. SAPP, Jr
FRESH AM SCHOOL
Providence Children Will Stwdy
Wraps In Cold Atmosphere.
A "fresh air nehool," linlqne aumoi
edncational intitutions In the Unit
States. hasi recently .been opened
Providence. R. 1., says a special d
patch to the New York Herald. T
school wilH be oosutcted indoors
that ft is to be held inside a huiLlis
but gteat swinging~ widows *n thr
sides of eaich room. extending t
length and width of each, and an e
tensuire ssetm of ventilation wvill a
ford anl atnmphere of cold pure a
making the room q'eti adaptable
the cenditionaI neeesary to oo~ fortat
and hygienic study by each 4ient.
FEta bfshmen't of the shool was fit
suggested by the Rhbode island Leag
F'or the Buppression of Tuberculos
whieb had heard of the very satists
tory resuits attained by the mai
schools of' the kind in European oou
Old fashioned fireplaces have be<
set into the wafl in each room of t
building, and i ene a large oven h
been construeted. One of the chi
purposes or having the oven in t
building is to heat soapstones, whi,
are to be furnished to children wi
Riemoving the outer wraps while
the chlas room will not be permitted t
cept wahen the weatter compels t
closing of the large windows. Und
ordinary conditions all clothing will
kept on, and some of the students su
Ject to cold feet will have their ft
and legs incased in woolen bags ma,
for the purpose and wear gloves
mlittenls when thleir studies and p11
"Not a cent," replied the rich m
coldly. "Money is not good for t
"Well," responded the applical
"just pretend that you have a gruid
aga Inst mne."-Philadelphia Ledger.
Mayor-Where are you going? 5
lage Constable-The three tramps
just locked uip want to play whist, a
i'm looking for a fourth.-Transatg
in and <
t. The State of South Carolina,
Coenty of Pickens. y,
By J. B. New bery, Probate Judge:
Whereas, W. T. Poore has made suit
to me to grant him Letters of Adminis
tration of the Estate and effects of W.
I5 Theee are therefore, to cite and ad.
sd monish all and singular the kindred and
at creditors of the said W. H. Reid, <4eces
a- ed.that they be and appear before me, in e
the Court of Probate, to be held at Pick.
ens on the 99th day of May, 190@, n'xt
after publication hereof, at 11 o'clock in
Sthe forenoon, to show oruse. if any they
Lbe have, why the said Administration
Le should not be granted.
x- Given under my hand this, 7th day
it- of May Anino Domini 10..J
is., J. F. lIEWBERY. J. P. P.C.
" Women as Welt as Men'
at Are Made Miserable by 7
Ki rdney trouble preys upon the mind, dis
n- courages arjd lessens ambition; beauty, vigor
.and cheerfulness soen
m '3 - , - di:,appear when the kid
e -noys are out of order
-'' or diseased.
et . - idney trouble has
e .- . : become so prevalent
fh that it is not uncommon
,for a child to be born -
th' afflicted with weak kid
c-- eys. If the child urin
in - . . . ates too often, if the
x- urine .*'ds the flesh or if, when the child
le reach,. an age wihen it should be able to
er control the passage, it is yet afflicted with
bed-wetting, depend upon it. the cause of
bthe difficulty is kidney trouble, and the first p<
-step should- be towards the treatment of
et these important organ.. This unpleasant di
le trouble is due to a diseased condition of the
or kidneys and bladder and not to a habit as i
ymost people suppose. le
Women as well as men are made mis- ii
erable with kidney and bladder trouble, os
and both need the same great remedy.
The mild and the immediate effect of is
m Swamp-Root is soon realized, It Is sold
a by druggists. in fifty
cent and one dollar
sizes. You may have a
~' sample bottle by mailp
I* free, also pamphlet tell- woom. of svauspnoot.
ng all about it, including many of the g<
housands of testImonial -letters received
*rom sufferers cured. In writing Dr. Kilmer
.1 - ACGo.. Binghamton, N. Y., be sure and
j mention this paper.
Don't make any mistake, but remember
the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's
*~ Swamp-Root, and the address, Binghamton,
N.Y., on every bottle.
The handsomest lir
!Wpic Su ils
[hese goods comprise styles and 1
and are made up from the best
e manufactured at the prices.
re, Smoke, an
DO NOT FC
We have also received our full line
>dd pants, and many childish hear
;orne and stylish garments for the I
Trading Stamps Giyen
DU GET THE
'FOR SAFE E
W DEPOSIT YO
-- IN TH.E
Their Safe has been tried and found Burghar I
This Bank bas Burglar Iniurance, Fire Inur
se your money.
Liberal Interfst allowed on Time Dqpcsits.
)u up satisfactorily,
HI. C. SHIRLEY, Cashier.
Las on hand several cars of Hulls a
Cotton SeedkMeal $1.50 per sack.
Cotton Seed Hulls @ 50c. per hu:
Seventy-five barrels of GOOD FI
J1. T. OAS
What They Say A
>5 rof callig atentiont ny goods. a scme
in to dquote prices I always have the goods I
it iust 'hat I am doin g id it iss oata an
ns than coat-well if it is, tia <on't hurt you
what you save. Don't ask for less than 1 poi
just what Iamn doi s anl I t is y rh i o f ai
Fourth, Others ma ay thter is waue n othet
10lbs best keg Soda for 25o.-- 2lbs for 5o.
Fifth,v Sm vothers mysay sugar has gone uj
T. D. H A
)atterns of the latest v'.
qualities of material tL.
ices,are still prevailing.
of Children's Spring and
ts are made glad by these
- IlL D
nce, Cabhier Bonded, so you can't
See H. C. Shirley and lie will fix
IR MILL CO.
nd Cotton Seed Meal.
-OUR at $4.90 per barrel.
Come at once.
The Sentinel-Journal for the pur
imes I sh all quote som Irlc r
20c ou 0can etter h t ir yur
edlac ptpe at 5,. a pud, but a
aI ir sell c.bt tr isc
eo same tank others do.
,. Well, it haa, but by close clip
e and expect to get a part of it if