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Manner and Business.
An English business man connecf.
ed witl. one of the most prominent
houses in New York City, said not
long since that it was painful to no
tice the difference in the manners of
employees n English and American
shops and offices. That difference
every American notices when he re
turns from a trip abroad. Courtesy
is no small part of the attractiveness
of the foreign shops; it is, indeed, a
very importart element in business
success. The impression has unfor
tunately gone abroad in this country
among a certa'in class of young men
that to be courteous is to be servile,
and that a man shows his American
ism by abruptness, lack of deference,
and the general attitude of indiffer-I
ence. If Americanism involves bad
manners, then the complaint of Re
nan that the Americanizing of the
modern world mean the vulgarization
of that world is well sustained.
There is, however, not the slightest
connection between the independence
and self-respect, on the one hand, and
rudeness and discourteousy, on the
other. It is indusputable that the
kigher one ascends in business ranks
the more definite becomes the claim
for good manners on the part of em
ployees. There are many leading
concerns in this city, and in all parts
of the country, who will not have -a
slovenly dressed or rude person in
their employ. One of the greatest
anciers who has appeared in
kmerican life insists on being sur
rounded by well-bred men, and will
tolerate no others. If young men
can be made to understand that lack
of maniiers, instead of indicating
strength of character, is an expres
sion of ignorance, and that it stands
ia the way of success, they will no
lniger glory is it. but be eager
toi mend their ways. Probably
as, many men in this country owe
their success to personal . attractive
ness as to business ability, and the
read to promotion for hundreds of
young men has lain through some
act of courtesy, some thoughtfulntss
for another. One of the most respon
sible financiers in New York is in the
habit of saying that he owes his good
fortune in a business way to the fact
that he once presented a member of
the firm with a bouquet. An Ameri
can manufacturer was overheard to
say, in the courtyard of a charming
hotel in Switzerland last summer,
that he would gladly leave his check
for ten thousand dollars in that place
that morning if he could secure the
equivalent in good mann'ers to be sent
to his factory in Newark; and he add
ed that his foreman, as a rule, would
a great deal rather swear than to say
This is a young country, and it has
many hings to learn; among them
the truth that the charm of life lies
very largely in small things, and that
good manners, which are the most
agreeable way of treating one's fel
lows and being treated by them, adds
immensely to the value of life. Satis
faction does not co'isist in getting
rich; it consists largely in what one
gets day by day; we might all be
come incredibly rich and the countryI
remain incredibly uninteresting and
dull. It is the reimnements of life that
prtect the most sacr.d' relations and
bring out their sweetness, and it is in
these relations and in their sweetness
that the wost permianent joys are
found. In a well-known letter to his
sons, William, Earl of Bedford, said
some things which ought to be posted
in every commercial school and every
business hous in the country; for
manners quite as much as character.
talents, and ability have to do with
"Before you speak. let your mind
be full of courtesy; the civility of the
hat, a kind look or word from a per
son of honor "as bought that service
which mon'ey could not. And he that
can gain or preserve a friend, and
the opinion of civility, for the moving
of the hat oe a gentle look, and will
not, is .ily severe: .pare not to
spend that which co;ts nothing; be
liberal of them but be nct prodigal,
lest they become cheap. I remember
-ir Francis Bacon calls beh.vior the
zarmert of the mind; it is well resem
b1td. and rightly expresses the behav
ior I would have n proportion to a
,.armemn. It must he [it pF.in, and
rich. useful a-d fashionable. I should
:w.t have advised you to s-uch a regard
if your outFide the mc.n triling
part o. man. did I no: know how
much the g: :atest part o, ile woria
is guided by it, and wria- n. :able ad
vantages are gained thereby, even up
i . some very wise men. the request
of an accep.able person Ieing sel
dom, or at least unv:iiUngly .enied."
The Preacher's Error.
Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat.
in the early days of Springfield a
preacher bought some sausage for
lunch one Sunday and took it to
church with him. He carried the sau
sage in the back pocket of his coat,
and a dog catching the scent followed
him. Every few feet the preacher
would kick backward at the dog with
out looking around. Arriving at
church, the preacher began the ser
vices, and the dog lay down behind
A few minutes later one of te dea
cons stole quitely up behind the
preacher, intending to hand him a
sheet of paper, and pulled his coat
tail. Without glancing back the
kick and sent the deaconTAEo$....
the preacher gave one vicious kick
and sent the deacon rolling down the
altar steps on to the dog, which set
up a terrible howling. The preacher,
still looking straight ahead, said.
"My friends, this thieving soundrel
has been trying to rob me ever since
I made a purchase at the butcher
shop before coming here."
When the preacher discover what
he had done he dismissed the congre
gation and went outside to kick the
Don't Use Big Words.
There is a constant tendency to
get past mere representatives and to
deal with the real things.
This is noticeable in language,
spoken and written. If one can trans
late a phrase into simple form, it
should be so translated before use.
One doesn't magnify a thing by
speaking of it in long words-rather
do such words serve to confuse and
involve the meaning.
Rec'ently, the manager of a railway
administered a deserved rebuke to
an official who had issued orders in
grandiloquent terms, couching his ad
monition in the following words:
"Let your conversational communica
tion possess a clarified conciseness, a
compacted comprehensibleness, a
coalescent consistency, and a conca
tenated cogency. Eschew all con
glomeration of flatulent garulity, je
june babblement and asininte affecta
tion. Let your extemporaneous de
scantings and unpremediated expa
tion have intelligibility and veracious
vivacity without rhodomontade or
thrasonical bombast. Sedulously
avoid all polysyllabic profundity,
pompous prolixity, psittaceous va
cuity. ventriloquail verbosity, and
vanliouquent vapidity. Shun double
entendre, prurient jocosity, and pes
tiferous profanity, obscurant or ap
parent. In other words, talk plainly.
briefly. naturally, sensibly purely and
truthfully. Don't put on airs; say
what you mean and mean what you
say. Don't itse big words."
Probably no reader needs a re
minder. but for the benefit of some
weak friend we might repeat the sen
tence: "Don't use big words."
He Failed to Win Her.
"How did I lose her? My dear boy,
's easy as tumbling off a log-by
sending her a box of rare flowers.
You are astonished. Wait till you
hear what happened.
"I was in Floride '-nd she was in
Chicago, and I thought I'd clinch
the thing by sending her a box of
orchids for .her birthday celebration.
This is what I wrote on the card oc
companying the flowers: 'Sweets to
the sweet. To one as fresh and sweet
and blooming as these flowers, which
are only the type of her own beauty.'
Poetical, wasn't it? Unfortunately,
though, the box miscarried, and didn't
reach her in three weeks. By that
time the orchids were as dry and
shriveled up as last year's leaves.
"That was the last of me as far as
he is enncerned'
Too Costly Aspiration.
Godfrey-I am sorry to hear that
Squallop is in a bad way financially,
What is the cause of it?
Scorjel-As nearly as I can learn,
he has been trying to maintain an
automobile position in society on a
A man begins his career craving
public honors, and a woman sweet
hearts and jewels.
There i. no rejoicing more hearty
than that of discovering what faults
our friends have.
Every once in so often a woman
just has to suspect that she really
ought to be the mortal enemy of her
A man can be rescued from ship
wreck, but he stays right under the
The burnt woman plays with the
fire again to see if it will do the same
thing once more.
While the early bird is making the
fire and getting breakfast the late one
strolls out and catches the worm.
When a man confides to a girl that
he has had a promotion in his busi
ness she runs and tells her friends she
has had another proposal.
Generally the chief ambition of a
woman is to long to scratch out some
other woman's eyes for having better
clothes than she has, or making up
better those she has.
Catholic Standard and Times.
"Here you two!" yelled the steve
dore. "Handle that gunpowder care
"What's the matter wid it?" de
manded Casey and Reily in one
"Don't you know some of that same
powder. exploded a couple of years
ago and blowed up ten men?"
"Sure that couldn't happen now,"
replied Casey. "There's only two of
Percy-Young Rapidgait had hard
luck. He was disinherited recent
Harold-Cut off with a dollar, eh?
Percy-No; his mother did the dis
inheriting. He was cut off with
Using Lofty Language.
Bystander-I expected to see you
shoot that Boston man when he gave
you the lie.
Georgian-He didn't give me the
lie. He only said that in his judg
ment I was habitually untruthful.
That's Always Attractive.
Philadelphia Public Ledger.
"Well," remarked the man who
was fonld of uttering platitudes,
"there's certainly nothing attractive
"Oh, I don't know," replied Bur
roughs, 'there's a 'v' in it."
Stopped at His Uncle's.
Green (looking for a trade)-How
long have you owned that watch?
Brown-About two years.
Green-Does it gain or lose?
Brown-Well, it lost thirty days
r:>t long ago.
Good to Have and Bad to Lose.
"A man, like a razor, must have
some temper to be any good at all."
"Yes, temper is agood thing to have
but a very bad thing to !ose.'
When it comes to buying Christmas'
presents it is cheaper to buy a wife
than a sweetheart.
Weak solutions may be all right
in chemistry, but they don't go in pol
Dr. R. M. Kennedy,
Newberry. - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANE.
For Sale by
C. H. CANNON.
NOW FOR THE
We are taking stock and find a great many
seasonable goods yet on hand, and we are de
termined that we will not carry them over if
low prices mean anything. We have arranged
a "job" department andi placed therein the
Buggy Robes, Overcoats,
Blankets and Comforts, All Winter Clothing
Gents' & Ladies' Underwear, For Men and Boys,
Woolen Dress Goods, Also Extra Pants.
And we are adding every day marv desirable
articles to this department, aidl these goods
must go regardless of cost.
S. J. WOOTEN.
0 COME SOON AND
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* This plan will save you many unnecessary steps and much
time. If we haven't just what you want then look elsewhere.
We shall not urge you to buy, but we do wish you to see our
goods as soon as you can. It will be to your advantage in
every way to make selections before the final rush begins.
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