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His Rise From
Sketch of the C
States to F
His Career From Its
Humble Beginning In
a Small Town to the
Long and honorable was the
public career of William McKin
ley. It extended from the time
when, as a mere stripling, he held
sway in a log cabin country school
to the tragic moment, when, as
chief executive of the nation, he
was felled by the assassin's bullet.
During all that time his record
suffered neither blot nor blemish.
Hewas tested as a soldier, as a
lawyer, as a politician, as a states
man, as the head of the nation.
In each case he stood the test.
In private life he began by be
ing a manly boy, a dutiful and obe
dient son. He continued as a
faithful and loving husband, one
whose example has had its good ef
fect on the national character.
His life was typically American,
the life of an American of the best
type. And through it all he was
a patriot. Above personal ambi
tion were ever in his mind his
country and his country's good.
William McKinley came from that
dominant race that has furnished this
nation with some
1 ' tof its greatest sol
MgJigley diers and states
men. He was
ESScotch-Irish by de
a Boy. scent, and his an
to this country ear
ly enough to have sons who took a pa
triotic part in the war of the Rtevolu
The family removed from Pennsyl
vanla to Ohio in 1S14, and from that
day has been identified with that
state not in -a great public way, but
simply as faithful and devoted citi
zens, not striving for particular emi
nence, but notable for sturdiness of
Character and integrity.
It was among such people and of
them that William McKinley was born
at Niles, In Trumbull county, 0., Feb.
A younger son, he was destIned by
his father, after whom he was named,
for the bar. He was educated at the
publie schools, and later entered Alle
X'ZELY ASAEnEvT 3TATOB.
ghany college at Meadville, Pa., teach
ing school to pyhis tuition fees.
Scarcely was he matriculated when
the civil war came on. He was but a
stripling of nineteen when he entered
as a private.
McKinley, as those who remember
him as a boy in Poland, 0., declare,
was a real boy, full of fn, loring ath
areer of the Third
-e of the United
all Victim to
iig a hing an El- UitJoor exr
cise, and yet at 10 we find him taking
upon himself a serious view of life.
The church records show that in 185S,
when he was hardly 10, he united with
the Methodist Episcopal church of Po
McKinley's father was an Iron manu
facturer and a pioneer in that business.
William was his third son, the eldest
being David, the second James and the
McKinley's mother was alert and vig
orous, mentally and physically, up to
the time of her death, which occurred
when she was nearly ninety years of
Major McKinley's home life was very
happy despite the fact that his wife
was an invalid.
-was MIss Ida Sax
As a ton, daughter of
Husband. James and Mary
HU~ha~d*Saxton of Canton,
O . She .received
an excellent edu
cation when a girl, spent some time
abroad and became her father's assist
ant in his bank, where it was said that
her fair face attracted bouquets and
bank notes to the window. "She must
be trained," said her father. "to buy
her own bread if necessary, and not to
sell herself to matrimony."
She had many suitors, but Major Mc
Kinley. then a rising youug lawyer,
vanquished all rivalry, removed the
young woman from the cashier's win
dow and won from honest James Sax
ton these words when the hand of the
daughter was gained:
"You are the only man I have ever
known to whom 1 would intrust my
Mrs. McKinley always assisted her
husband In politics. Hecr Ill health in
nowise deterred her from enjoying the
political honors he won, nor did it pre
vent her from being a wise counselor.
Her presence time and again served as
an inspiration to her husband. When
political preferment first came to0 Mc
Kinley, It was his wife who convinced
him that he should accept. She believ
ed Implicitly in his talents, and that his
service would he for the good of the
state she was certain. She never wavi
ered in her faith in her husbands con
Mrs. McKinley had confidence in her
husband not only as a public official,
1'INLEY AT flEGINNING OF HIS LEGAL
but as a man. Hecr illness was often
overcome by her affection, and she
traveled thousands of miles when she
was weak In body merely that she
might be near him. She encouraged
him by word, look and presence, and
he In knightly style returned the fa
vors and reciprocated the sacred affec
tion. Her home life, was short, for out
of the thirty years of married life more
than twenty-four were passed by her
husband In the publIc service.
Mrs. McKinley for years has spent
much of her leisure in crocheting those
dainty little slippers which have so
many times brought sunshine Into
gloomy hospital wards in various parts
of the country. It is soid that she has
knitted over 5,0 pairs of these slip
pers in her twenty-six years of invalid
life. In appearance Mrs. Mc1inley is
of medium height. v.ith brown hair
and large deep hia eyes. Although an
Invalid, she was fond of making and
receiving calls and often went on shop
ping tours. M1rs. McKinley never cared
much for dress. although her toilets
have always been in exellent taste.
For many years Mrs. McKinley's face
has betrayed a faint languor, sugges
tive of the invalid, but it Is fair and
bears a stamp of beauty, In spite of the
fifty-fve yars she carries. 1Her ill health
'dates from girlhood. As a student she
with difficulty undertook the studies
f the course, by reason of this condi
tion, but with constant care and fre
-nt meica attention shc overcame
to talste of iis pleasures. r utuai
invalidism dates from the birth of her
second child, in 1871. This child died
In its infancy and was followed by the
first child, a daughter of three years, a
short time afterward. Mrs. Saxton,
Mrs. McKinley's mother, also died about
this time. These sorrows were more
than she could bear, and she never re
A little story of McKinley's home
acts while governor may be of interest.
0-, No less than his at
tention to his wife,
As his thought and
As care for his moth
aSoi. er, particularly
a 01- since his father's
death in 1S92, have
It had been his custom while at home
in Canton to take his mother to church
each Sunday morning. When he went
to Columbus as governor, he determin
ed to keep up the practice as -much as
possible, and unless the press of public
business was very great he always
slipped quietly over to Canton from the
state capital on Sunday mornings and
walked to church with his mother on
his arm. The next train would carry
him to Columbus, where his wife
awaited his coming. Naturally the
mother looked with pride on such a
son, and she followed with keen inter
est the progress of his first presidential
Young IcKinley had been a keen ob
server, so far as his opportunities went,
._ _ , of the political
events that culni
McKinley nated in the fiing
on Fort Sumter.
s The call of the pWes
a Soldier. ident for troops
found a quick re
sponse in his breast,
and when the drums and fifes aroused
the echoes of the quiet strcets of Po
land among the first applicants for en
listment was William McKinley, Jr.
It was a new experience and a new
school that the eighteen-year-old boy
entered, this school of war, but he had
wonderful teachers. It was his good
fortune that assigned him to the Twen
ty-third Ohio. The recruits that com
posed.it were in June, 1S01, mustered
and formed into a regiment. Its first
colonel was William S. Rosecrans, aft
erward major general commanding the
department of the Cumberland. See
ond in command was Stanley Mat
thews, who was a splendid soldier, but
won his greatest honors In civil life by
--oin ,nie Sttssnao.n
eofmhe United States Thsenar ande
of the illustrious men who were bor-ne
on the roll of officers of the gallant
regiment in which marched Private
William McKinley, Jr.
He carried the musket for fourteen
months; then he was promoted. But
e won his promotion honestly. ils
comrades of the rank and file bear tea
timony to the fact that lie wvas a good
soldier; that he performed every duty
devolving upon him with fidelity and
intelligence and without complaint.
They congratulated him, ther-efore,
when he was made commissary ser
geant of the regiment. Later, after
Antietam, he was made a second lieu
tenant, and the Mahoning county boy
had risen from the ranks.
He was now to all intents and pur
poses a trained veteran. Hie had had
his baptism in blood at Carnifex Fer
ry. He had gone thr-ough the West
Virginia campaign and become a part
of the magnificent Army of the Poto
mac under McClellan. South Mountain
and Antietam had been made immor
tal by the blood of heroes, mird the
shoulder straps were worn with a due
but not exaggerated realization of the
responsibilities they implied. H~e be
came a second lieutenant on Sept. 24,
182. He was promoted to first lieu
tenant Feb. 7, 18Gi3. His commission
as captain bears date July 23, 18G;.
The brevet rank of major was con
ferred by President Lincoln "for gal
lant and meritorious ser-vices at the
UeaT1 1 i li T. was w:th Sheridan
in the Shenandoah campaign, was at
Winchester, Cedar Creek. Fisher's
Hill, Opequan, Kernstown. Floyd
Mountain and Derryvllle, where his
horse was shot under him, and in all
the battles In which the Twerty-third
participated. lie served on the staffs
of Generals Hayes, Crook, Hancock
and Carroll. He was mustered out
with the regiment July 20, 1SG~, after
more than four years' continuous serv
When the war closed, McKinley was
just twenty-two. le was full of youth
fil enthusiasm and
ardor. and he re
McKinley turned to his home
in Ohio fully ex
as pecting to accept
a Lawyer. the flattering offer
made him of a
commission in the
regular army. But to this his parents
offerdd strong opposition. They point
ed out the small rewrards that come to
the soldier in time of peace. At length
he yielded to their persuasions and re
luctantly gave up his dreams of mar
tial glory and bent his mind upon the
pursuits of peace. The war had ended
all thought of a collegiate career. He
cast about for a profession, and natu
rally, considering the bent of his mind,
he chose the law. le became a student
in the offees of Charles E. Glidden
and David Wilson, then leaders of the
Mahoning county bar. He supplement
ed his reading by taking the course at
the Albany Law s:-obl and in 1867
was admitted to the bar. He located
at Canton, where he formed a partner
ship with Judge Belden.
He was an excellent advocate, even
in those early days, and made some of
the best jury arguments ever heard at
the Stark county bar. At the time he
was fiist elected to congress he enjoyed
one of the best general practices in the
A K.a lawyer Mr. McKinley was al
ways thorough and careful in the prep
aration of cases. He had the confidence
of everybody and soon became particu
larly prominent as an advocate. He
prepared himself by thorough courses
of reading for his public career. - He re
sembled Garfield much in this respect
and possessed elements of strength by
reason of his thorough study of polit
ical subjects. He seems to have had in
view from the beginning the devotion
of his life to public service. During all
his early professional years he was an
active particlpant in .Repiublican ,cain
Mom erM3 H = E = M ~M'N / INn
yearodwe he a eleteds pblich
speakr an oraor. lTe planhisdis
jc I had ndtrct trpresentfr
them in congress.
As a Ther a he soon made
his mark and was
Statesmall* returned at each
until that or 1890,
in which year a change in the bounda
ries of his district defeated him by a
majority of only 302.
While in congress he served on the
committee on revision of laws, the ju
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diciary committee, the committee on
expenditures in the postoffice depart
ment and the committee on rules. When
General Garfield received the nomina
tion for.the presidency, Mr. McKinley
was assigned to the vacancy on the
committee on ways and means. He
served on the last ment.oned committee
til; the expiration of his last term as
representative. While chairman of this
cornnittee he framed die %eKinley bill,
which afterward becaie a law.
McKinley was a protege of ex-Presi
dent Hayes, and up to the time of the
latter's death he recognized, the ex
president as his adviser and counselor.
He was in General Hayes' regiment
during the civil war. General Hayes
knew him and his father well, and saw
in the dashing young cavalier the germ
of greatness. He needed a counselor,
an adviser, a friend, and General
Hayes watched over him with the
filial love, devotion and pride of a
The wai' ended, McKinley still re
mained an object of hope, of interest
and pride to General Hayes. McKin
iey became a candidate for congress
and was elected. When Hayes was
president, McKinley was In the house
of representatives. The major was a
frequent welcome visitor at the White
House. One day the president gave
McKinley advice, which made McK-in
ley the foremost champion of a pro
tective tariff. President Hayes thus
spoke to the young representative:
"To achieve success and fame you
must pursue a special line. You must
not make a speech on every motion
offered or bill introduced. You must
confine yourself to one particular
thing. Become a specialist. Take up
some branch of legislation and make
that your study. Why not take up the
subject of tariff? Deing a subject that
will not be settled for years to come,
it offers a great field for study and a
chance for ultimate fame."
With these words ringing in his ears
McKinley began studying the tariff
and. soon became the foremost author
ity on the subject. -
The day upon which the "McKinley
tariff bill" was passed in the house
must always stand as the supreme mo
ment of McKirrley's congressional ca
reer. The bill, by adroit parliamentary
generalship which had prevented it
from being weighed down with amend
I ments not approved by the committee,
I had been brought under the operation
of the previous question. It stood com
plete, ready to go forth for good or
evil. Upon McKinley devolved the task
of smoothing its path and speeding it
upon Its way.
The occasion, thoroughly advertised,
attracted to the capitol an immense
throng. The gal
leries were one
The mass of humanity,
McKinley and the anticipa
tion of the vote
Bill, had compelled the
attendance of ev
ery member. As
usual, McKinley spoke without notes.
His voice, penetrating but not harsh,
filled the chamber. Every sentence
was distinctly heard. Never was an
orator more free from the ordinary
n.M'K.IYEY s MOTHER.
claptrap than McKinley. So true'ls
this that the incident when he sudden
ly drew from beneath his desk the suit
of clothes which he purchased for $10
at the establishment of a fellow repre
sentative in Boston, in order to demon
strate the cheapness of wearing ap
parel, stands out with vivid distinct
It was this earnestness and self con
viction that made McKinley's address
in the house and on the stump so effec
tive. Indeed the occasion is still re
called when he held an audience of
Georgia people for two hours at a
Chautauqua assembly near Atlanta
while he preached to them the glories
of the protective tariff system. "It
was only by the greatest self control,"
said the late Henry W. Grady, speak
ing of this event afterward, "that I
restrained myself from rising as Mc
Kinley concluded his wonderful speech
and declaring myself henceforth ready
to fellow him as a disciple."
James G. Blaine in his "Twenty
Years of Congress" reviewed the For
ty-fifth congress, in which McKinlu~y
first sat, as follows: "Williain McKin
ley, Jr., entered from the Canton dis
trict. He enlisted in an Ohio regiment
when but 17 years old and won the
rank of major by meritorious service.
The interest of his constituency and
his own bent of mind led him to the
stuy of industrial questions, and he
was soon recognized in the house as
one of the most thorough statisticians
and one of the ablest defenders of the
doctrine of protection."
At a great mass meeting in Indian
apolis several years ago the late cx
Preident Harrison was presiding offi
cer. McKinley was one of the speak
ers, and Harrison introduced him as.
'He has endeared himself to all by
iis record as a gallant young soldiert
battling for the flag. He has honored
himself, his state and the country by*
his conspicuous services in high legis
lative and executive places. No man
more than he Is familiar with the ques
tions that now engage public thought.
No mnan is more able than he lucidly to
set them before the people. I do not
nee1 to invoke your attention to what
be shall say. He will command It."
The sentiment which resulted in the
nomination of McKinley for governor
of Ohio was en
- a gendercri immedi
As Governor ately upon the an
nouncement of the
arid result of the elec
President. tioli of 10,' when
-- 2 years' continuous
service in congress the Ohio statesman
was defeated for re-election.
During his gubernatorial campaign
in 103 McKinley visited eighty-six of
the eighty-eight counties of Ohio and
made 130 speeches. H~e was elected by
a plurality of 80,995, up to that time
the record in Ohio.
The policy which Governor McKin
cy pursued during his four years of
mocpncy of the gubernatorial chair
'HINETr's HOME, CANTON.
was outlined when in his inaugural
address he said: "It is my dgire to co
operate with you in every endeavor to
secure a wise, economical and honora
ble administration and, so far as can
be done, the improvement and eleva
tion of the public service."
From the day of his inauguration
Governor McKinley took the greatest
interest in the management of the pub
lic benevolent institutions of the state,
and he made a study of means for their
betterment. Buring his first term the
state board of arbitration was created,
and he made the workings of the board
a matter of personal supervision during
the entire four years of his administra
No account of McKinley's connection
with labor problems would be complete
without some mention of the tireless
energy which he displayed in securing
relief for the 2,000 miners In the Hock
ing valley mining district who early in
1895 were reported out of work and
destitute. The news first came to the
governor one night at midnight, but be
fore 5 o'clock in the morning he had
upon his own responsibility dispatched
to the afflicted district a car containing
$1,000 worth of provisions. - Later he
made appeals for assistance and finally
distributed among the 2,732 families in
the district clothing and provisions to
the amount of $82,796.95.
McKinley's nomination and election
to the presidency in 1896, the stirring
events of 1897, culminating in 1898 in
the war with Spain, and- the acquisi
tion for the first time in this country's
history of foreign territory by conquest
as well as his re-election, with Theo
dore Roosevelt as his running mate, In
1900 are events of too recent occur
rence to require more than passing
mention. With the circumstances sur
rounding his death, resulting from the
bullet of an assassin, fired while Mr.
McKinley was receiving at the Pan
American exposition, and his gallant
but unsuccessful fight for life the pub
lic Is but too painfully familiar.
Best Butter Ifn the World.
The butter of Denmark is considered
superior to that of all other countries.
It brings the highest price In fancy
markets and can be found all over the
world in shops where luxuries are
sold. In South America, South Africa,
in the East and West Indies. in India,
Egypt and in tropical countries gener
ally it is used by epicures, who pay $1
a pound for it in tins of one, two and
three pounds' weight. No other coun
try has been able to produce butter
that will stand changes of climate so
Refrigerator ships are now found on
nearly all the big steamship routes,
and they can carry perishables as long
and as far as necessary, but butter
shipped by the ordinary cargo steamer
usually melts and remains In a liquid
state as long as It is exposed to the
tropic heat. When it passes into the
temperate zone again, It hardens, and
the change usually spoils it for .the
taste, entirely destroying the flavor and
leaving it like ordinary grease or oiL.
The Danes, however, produce a butter
which will endure this ordeal without
affecting its flavor or sweetness, and
they are the only people of whoxn this
may be sald.-Chicago Herald.
"Speakin 'bout partnerships," said
Moses, with a solemn shake of the
head-"speakin 'bout partnerships wid
a white man, I'ze had one an don't
want no mo'. One time Kurnel Daw
on dun cums ober to my cabin wid a
bland smile on his face an shakes
hands wid me an says:
"'Moses, let's yo' an me go into part
nership in de wood bizness. Yo's a
powerful hand to chop, an I'ze a pow
erful hand to sell cord wood.'
"'Fears like a mighty good thing to
me, an I goes at it an cuts 30 cords of
wood. Bimeby I goes down to de kur
nel fur my sheer ob de money, an he
smiles an shakes hands an says:
"'I'ze got it all figgered out, Moser.
n de fust place, I purvided de timber.
In de next place, I purvided de ax.
Den I sent my mewls to draw do wood,
an I spent my time to sell it. Dat
'pears to take in de hull ob de case.'
"'But whar does do choppin eum In?
"'De choppin? Oh, dat was exer
ise an don't count!"-New York Sun.
The Dest'ructive Porpoine.
Seeing that an ordinary porpoise Is
from fiye to six feet in length and wvill
require some 500 ordinary mackerel or
their equivalent per week to keep it in
fair condition-and there cannot be less
than from 20,000 to 30,000 of these
creatures living In British and Irish
waters-the drain upon the shoals of
makerel living in these seas from this
source alone must be enormous, for if
these creatures only feed on them one
half of the year about 400,000,000
mackerel. must be destroyed without
man or beast receiving any equivalent.
These animals are not easily taken in
hand, being so intelligent and active.
I believe I am safe in saying there
were extensive fisheries curried on for
them in the sixteenth century at St.
Mawes and Fowey, Cornwall, and in
most of the narrow harbors of Britain,
their flesh being highly valued by the
gentry in those days, but now nothing
of them is appropriated to man's use
in England.-Contemporary Review.
How Sponges Are Sold.
When offered for sale in the local
market in the Bahamas, sponges aro
either piled up loose or made into
strands or beads of from two to ten
sponges each. The best sponges are
usually made into strings of from
eight to ten sponges each. Others are
generally sold in lots not strung. The
buyer, however, is not guided In his
purchase by the number of sponges on
a string, but by what a certain lot will
weigh, and the weight is never given,
but the buyer must estimate It; hence
practical experience is needed in the
purchasing of sponges.
A Chinese Trick of War.
A curious artifice of war was adopt
ed by a Chinese junk when attacked by
a man-of-war. The crew threw cocoa
nuts overboard into the sea and then
jumped in among them. Nearly all
escaped, for It was impossible to tell
which were heads and which were
THE PROLIFIC FLY.
To Lessen the Pest All Organic Ref..
use Should Be Buried.
Flies multiply at a prodigious rate.
Given a temperature sufficiently high
to hatch eggs, their numbers are only
limited by the amount of food avail
able for them. Linnmus is credited
with saying that three meat flies, by
reason of their rapid multiplication,
would consume a dead horse quicker
than would a lion, and the fact that
certain'diptera having some outward
semblance to the honeybee lay their
eggs In the dead carcasses of animals
probably led Samson and V!rgil to
make erroneous statements with re
gard to the genesis of honey and the
manufacture of bees. The breeding of
"gentles" for ground bait is an indus
try the practices of which could prob
ably give much information as to the
nicety of choice exercised by flies in
selecting material for feeding and egg
laying. According to Packard, the
house fly makes selection of horse dung
by preference for ovipositing, and as
each female lays about 120 eggs and
the cycle of changes from egg to fly Is
completed In less than three weeks it
seems probable that a female fly might
have some 25,000,000 descendants in
the course of a hot summer. Other va
rieties of flies multiply, I believe, still
As flies multiply upon and in organic
refuse of every kind, it Is obvious that
the sooner such refuse Is placed where
it cannot serve for the breeding and
hatching of flies the more likely is the
plague of flies to be lessened. The
most commonly available method for
the bestowal.of organic refuse is bur
ial. The egg laying of flies in dead
carcasses commences at the very in
stant of death or even before death in
the case of enfeebled animals.-Lancet.
MISTAKES TO AVOID.
An English paper gives what it terms
"thirteen mistakes of life:"
Itis a great mistake to set up our
own standard of right and wrong and
judge people accordingly.
To measure the enjoyment of others
by our own.
To expect uniformity of opinion in
To look for judgment and experience
To endeavor to mold all dispositions
To look for perfection in our own ac
To worry ourselves and others with
what cannot be remedied.
Not to yield In immaterial matters.
Not to alleviate all that needs allevia
tion as far as lies In our power.
Not to make allowances for the infir
mities of others.
To consider everything impossible
that we cannot perform.
To believe only what our finite minds
To expect to be able to understand
The Evolution of Warhilps.
A man need not be a scholar to be
an invntor. One of the most success
ful aeronauts of old times who had
mrade a study of aerial currents and the
management of balloons once delivered
an address in which he referred to
"the anaconda" as "the largest bird
that ever flew," and he also remarked
that "the mental faculties of a man's
mind is so constructed as to bring
things down to a pin's point" He also
referred to the currents of air as
stretchugns, meaning strata, and yet h'e
was one of the foremost balloonists of
He was an inventor also of many
useful things and was the first -man
In the country to suggest an ironclad
man-of-war with slanting sides. He
buit a miniature vessel on this plan
of sheet iron, placing it in the water
and fired musket balls at it at short
range. Every ball glanced off. The
Merrimac was built on a similar plan,
and from that humble beginning the
evolution or revolution in naval archi-.
tecture took its start.-Baltimore Sun.
A Tall Smoke Column.
During the burning of the Standard
Oil company's tanks at Bayonne, N. J.,
in July, 1900, an Immense column of
smoke, shaped at the top like an um
brella, rose into the air, where very lit
te wind was stirring, to an elevation,
measured by triangulation, of 13,411
feet, or more than two miles and a half.
Above the column white clouds formed
In an otherwise cloudless sky and re
mained visible for two days, the fire
continuing to burn and the smoke to
rise. After the explosion of an oil
tank flames shot up to a height of 3,000
(et, and the heat radiated from them
was felt at a distance of a. mile and
three-quarters, where It was more no
ticeable than close to the flre.-Youth's
A Wonderful Cure.
Some charitable women were recent
ly inspecting the wards of a Baltimore
hospital when they chanced to see a
poor fellow, the expression of whose
face melted their hearts.
"My poor man," said one of the wom
en sympathetically, "you seem to suf
"Sure, mum," he answered, "I have
"Is there anything I could do for
you?" asked the kind hearted woman.
"We--," slowly muttered the patient,
"I would like to have my face shaved,
but I ha19 the coin."
The women held a hasty consulta
tion, and one of them finally drew a
crisp $2 bill from her purse. Turning
to the patient, she said, "There, take
this, and may you soon get better."
Her wish was evidently gratified, for
the next day when she called at the
hospital to see the good effects of a
shave on the rheumatic patient she was
told that shortly after she had left on
the previous day he had shown such
marked Improvement that he said he
was able to get up and hurriedly left
the hospital before a barber had been
summoned. It was evident that the $2
bill had wrought the wonder.-Ba.lti
Gender of the sword.
Among the many curious notions ob
taiing among the different races using
the sword may be noted the gender of
the weapon. In the north of Europe it
was either masculine, as in Britain, or
neuter, as in Germany, while in the
south It was uniformly feminine. Its
force and cruelty appealed to the north
era mind. Its grace and elegance at
tracted the warriors of the sunny south.
It typified to the one strength, to the
"Henrietta," said Mr. Meektonl, "do
you remember the moonlit evening
when I asked you to marry me?"
"I trust, Leonidas, that you are not
going to become sentimental and silly."
"Not a bit of it. But E often recall
the occasion with interest I can ner.
er quite understand how I managed to
talk so familiarly to you without sem
ng jmnartinent"-Washington Star.
Buggies, Wagons, Road
Carts and Caiages
With Neatness and Despatch
R. A. WHITE'S
I repair Stoves, Pumps and run water
pipes, or I will put down a new Pump
If you need any soldering done, give
me a call.
My horse is lame. Why? Because I
did not have it shod by R. A.'White,
the man that puts on such neat shoes
and makes horses travel with so much
We Make Them Look New.
We are making a specialty of re
painting old Buggies, earriages, Road
Carts and Wagons cheap.
Come and see me. My prices will
please you, and I guarantee all of my
Shop on corner below R. M. Dean's.
R. A. WHITE,
MANNING. S. C.
Digests what you eat.
This preparation contains all of the
digestants and digests all kinds of
food. ltgivesinstant relief and never
fais to cure. It allows you to eat al
the foodyouwant. The most sensitive
stomachs can take it. Byitsuse.many
thousands of dyspeptics have been
cared after everything else failed. It
prevents formation ofgason the stom.
ach, relieving all distressaftereating.
Dieting unnecessary. Pleasanttotake.
It can't help
but do you god
The R. B.ILoryea Drug Store,
WHEN YOU COME
TO TOWN CALL AT
Which is fitted up with nt,
eye to the comfort of hig
IN ALL STYLES,
S HAV ING .r
S HA MPO OING
Done with neatness an
.dispatch. .. .. ..
A cordiaI invitatinrim
J. L. W ELLS.
Manning Times Block.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
MANNNING, S. C.
JOSEPH F. RHAME,
ATTORNEY .&T LAW,
MANNING, S. C.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MANNING, S. C.
J. s. wfLs5oN. W. C. DUEANT.
WILSON & DURANT,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
MANNING, S. C.
DR. J. FRANIC GEIGER,
MANNING, S. C.
'Phone No. 25.
I have opened up a Sewing Machine
store next door to Mr. S. A. Rigby's
general merchandise store August Ist,
1900. I will carry the
Bestile Dl Sellig Macline Moe.
The new ball-bearing "New Home,"
the best machine made: also "New
Ideal" and "Climax," from $18 to $40.
I sell on Instalment, Easy Payment
Plan. I clean and repair any kind of .
maclhines for least money possible.
Call and see me.
A. I. BARRON, Ag't.
Dank of Manning,
MANNING, S. C.
Transacts a general banking busi
Prompt and special attention given
to depositors residing out of towvn.
All collections have prompt atten
Business hours from 9 a. mn. to 3
A. LEVI, Cashier.
B3oARD OF DIREcTOBs.
J. W. McLEOD, W. E. BROWN,
S. M. NElsEN, JosEPH SPRoTTr