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"I write to teli you the
good news that Card!
has helped re s much
and I think it is just
worth its weight in gold,"
writes Mrs. Maryan Mar
shall, of Woodstock, Ga.
"1 do hope and trust
that ladies who are suffer
ing as I did, will taketa
Cardui, for it has been a
God's blessing to me, and
-will certainly help every
lady who is suffering."
The Woman's Tonic
No matter if you suffer
from headache, backache
pains in arms, shoulders
and legs, dragging-down
feelings, etc., or if you
feel tired, weary, worn
out and generally miser
able-Carduivill help you.
It has helped thousands
of other weak, sick ladies
and if you will only give
it a trial, you will be
mhnkful ever after.
QUEER NATURAL HISTORY.
Some Curious Eightatth Century De
scriptions of Animais.
*Some curious specIments of folk-ore
and natural history are contained in n
rare book called -The sportsman's
Dictionary." which was published to
ward the end of the eigbtenth cen
tury. The author was evidently a
Phnistne amog Philistines in his at
tUde toward nature.
Of the master musician. the black
bird. he says:
This bird Is known by all persons
and is better !o be eaten thin tert.
bein much sweeter to the it!
when dead and well roasted than N,
the ear while liing slngs about i ire
onths in the year. or four at met.
though his song Is worth notbin;:. but
itf he be taught to whis tle he Is of
some value, being very loud. though
And here is a story of the squirrel
with the ring In It of the seventeenth
even more than the eighteenth cen
tury. It reminds one of the hzres of
izaak Walton. that changed their sex
es once a year:
"If what is reported of them be true
the admirable cunning of the squirrel
'appears in her (where we commonly
use 'his' when the se need not be
speified our ancestors often used
'ar') swnming or passing over a riv
er. for when she Is constrained by
hnr' so to do she seeks out some
-. -nd or small bar-k of n tree. which sbe
seta upon the water and then goes into
it, and. holding up her tail like a sail.
let: the wind drive her to the other
- side and carries meat in her-mouth
to prevent being famished by the
*length of the voyage."
Of the wild boar we have this: "And
-what place soever he bites. whether
znn or dog, the heat of his teeth enus~es
-1fhmernIn the wound. If there
jlre he' does but touch the hair of a
dog he barns off-nay. huntsmen lteve
trie the heat of his teeth by layinz.
bairs on them as soon as he was' Cid.
an they have shriveled up as if tour
e - d with a hot Iron."
.A Generoas and Charitable Wish.
9 "I wish all might know of the benc iit
Ireceived from your Foley's Kidne)
iemed." says I. N. Regau. Farmer,
Mo. ia kidneys and bladder iave bia:
-so much pain, misery and annoyance.hii
-. ould no; work, nor sleep. Hie sayi
% 1ley's Kidney Remedy comnpletl.I
* nred him. W. E.rown&Co.
Value of the Kangaroos Tail.
So Important isthe kangaroos t
in his. rapid progress that experienced
<,hnters with guns are accustomed to
C re at the point where this appendage
'Gj oins the body. when, the tail being
disable for its oTdce of balancing. the
anima! Is as effectnafly stopped as if
-amstung. Hit elsewhere, except
>with a ri$e ballet or at point blank
-ange, the kangaroo Is pretty likely to
get oE One pecnliarity oftthe hanga'
roo is that, after being started up, he
very rarely swerves from his course,
through winch peculiarty he Is easily
- potted" by hunters, who conceal
themselves wile a man on horsebacli
4zb'es the herd, toward them.
-~ -' Inect Wonders.
140ting aeceed the perfection of
the minntest parts of the Insect or
Sagntt in generaL 'The finess
srn in a spider's web, which caz
se"uarely be seen, Is said to be com
posed of no less than 4.000 threads
SOn a single wing of a butterfly have
been found 100,000 scales and on thal
of a silkworm moth 400.000, each o!
these minute scales being a marrel. of
beauty and Mompletenees In itsesi. S<
tn are the wings of mnan~y insect
that t10.000 placed over each othe:
would only be a quarter of an inct
-thick, and yet. tbln as they are. eact
- s double._____
- Pa." said Tommy. "my Suntday
scbool teacher says If i'm good I'l1 gt
"WeI. what about it?' said his pa.
"Well you said If I was good i'd g<
to the circus. Now, I want to knon
who's fibbing, you or her." - Ippin
cots's. _ _ _
--Eneky at cards. unlucky at lore.'
-ute the wise guy.
"WeDl. either Is sintply a .case of
r alding bands.'' said tls simple mug
. -Ufldiphie Record.
fr oneourage talent Is to create it
~.'apt. Bhgardp Again Hits The Bull's Eye
This world famous ride shot who hoid:
the championshin record of I00 piiccom
-in 100 consecutive shots i. livia; a: Li :
goln. Iii. Recently interviewed, h.- -Iv
"I suffered a lone time ..ith -:i:1y- :.
bladder trou'ole and used seve'ral wi
wn kidney medicines-. a2 of w bic:
gave mue no relief until I %tar:ed'h ::al:
Folev Kidne'. PiX.. lHe5rw' * sd5e
Kidney Piils 1 had severe ha;-achn
-and pains in mykdey wn p>e
sion and a ckoudv 'o:i in. or: a:ja
in the morning I would ge: 'L allh~
*sches. Now I have taken~ thrn-. an::.
of Foley K~dner P-iis and fee: ' 49.
cent. better. I am rceve bt bered v.
THE ARCTIC F8OP
FRigid YedFe reln'
THE MAKING OF AN ICEBERG.
Huge Sheets of Ice a Al Thick in
Places Sude Down :o th-o Seca. ard
as the Ends Become To. Hevy
They Break Off and Form e
Az Ilany ".1.e of in!,e l' !n&C-.1h
encountered in L!. A:: -.
the fortieth Iara!!el M :i*.
pro-.imatey that of New Yor:z.
between 42 and Z-3, degree w%-t :
tude. but 1t is in sprir;.. %vnen the in
creasing warmth of the sun lozens
the arctic does and causes the t,ergs t.,
Lnelt and doat from the places where
they have been stranded. that there 1<
the greatest danger to the m'ariner.
The bergs have their origin almost
erclusively in western Greenland. A.
though a few may come around Cape
Farewell from the Spitzbergen sea and
some from Eudson bay.
A huge sheeu: of Ice a mile thick in
places covers the wtole of Greenland.
This gradually slides down the valley
toward the sea, into which It Is thrust
in great sheets ffty miles wide. A.
these ends become too heavy they
break off and become bergs. The proc.
eR Is known as "calving." The pieces
set adrift thus may be a thousand feet
out of the water and a mile square.
but as they drift about they become
broken and continue to diminish ir
Isize until they finally disappear com
pletely. The process sometimes takes
Once set adrift Icebergs find their
way Into the Labrador current and be
1gin their journey. But of all bergs so
set adrift only a very small proportion
ever-fnd their way irto the path of the
Nor do all bergs take the same
course. Some go south: others lodge
I-anst the shore or against Islands.
Two -years may separate the time that
two bergs reach a low latitude, though
they were "calved" at the same mo
Field Ice also offers an obstruction to
the icebergs. though by their great
sLze and bulk they often act as plows
and aid materia!!y in breaking up the
ice fields which obstrct the arctic bi
Ice fields are more affected by the
wind than are Icebergs. B-ergs gener
ally drift with the current, so tbt one -
sometimes is seen moving into the
Advantage Is taken of this by the
sealin- and fishing boats when caught
In an ce e!d. They often moor to an
Iceberg and are uwed miles throu. :
the .ice, through which otherwise they
could make no headway. This is ac
complished oy sinking an anchor into
the berg and using a strong towline.
As the berg advances open water. with
small doating Ice, Is left astern.
But this Is indeed a dangerous thin
to do. All ice is brittle, but especlaly
icebergs. A blow of an am has been
known to split one, while the report
of a gun at times will accomplish the
same end. in July and August, when :
the bergs are broekng up along the
coast .of Labrador, the noise at times -'
Is deafening, and the noise of one of
ten causes another to break up.
From their very nature Icebergs as
same an erndless variety or shape
Some -resemble geometrical rigure.-. -:
while others carry fantastic domes..'
spires and minarets. Sometimes they
appear to be veritable ice beldges.
with two separate supports. In many '
there are great caves and Indenta
tions. As they drift south and begin
melting cascades of water pour down -a
their sides or tun from the tips of the
hundreds of Icicles which depend from
Frequently there are outlying spus
In the water, as dangerous to ships as -,
submergcd reefs. For this reason yes
sels should always give them a wide
berth, half a mile being considered the -
nearest that one may be approached
Several years ago the British steam.-~
ship Nessmore ran Into an Iceberg and
stove in her bows. When she was -
docked a scratch was found next the
kee! the rus: length of the ship, the
plates being almost cut through. The
ship evidently struck a submerged
spur. The government report says:
I -It is generally best for ships to go -~
to windward of them, because usin
tegrated fragments have a tendency to
drift to~ leeward, while open water will .
be found to windward." -
So nicely are Icebergs balanced in
the water that the slightest molting
sometimes will cause the center o'
gravity to -bLft. a.nd the entire ber,
will capsize or founder. Thus mn
ships have been wrecked.
Field Ice is formed throughout the
waters within the arctic circle souzth
as far- as Newfonland, and each
year vast dloes leave the shores and
drift south into the paths of com
merce. The arctic Ice often has lived
through several seasons In the far
north and occasionafly is ten to fiteen -
anid sometimes twenty feet thick. Be
cause of Its continual motion. due to
currents. wind. etc., gradually It be
comes broken up. Swells from storms
in the open seas cause It to raft or
pile one pan on another-ID the arctic
e.ry piece of field Ice is a pan-until
it is covered with hummocks.
Ice also becomen rafted by the grind
lg or a free fdeld against another
frozen to the shore or by the grndi&ng
of two fields against eanch other when
one is given a turning motion by con
trary wind and tide. This ro'arym
tion. It Is saId. Is particularly danger
ocs' to ships that get canght between
Seds.-Chicago Inter Ocean.
A Vicious Fish.
In South America r!here Is a small:
fsh that not only at:.cks Its fellows~ of
the sea und river. but is' greatly d-ead- "
ed by the natives, who during certain
seasons have to ford the streams~ l~a
which the carbitos are found. Blathers'
are often attacked iy them, the sharp, t
chisel shaped teeth taking a bBl from I
the dlesh -.vherever they attack. They
are perfect scavengers. eating the anI
mals that tiont down the~ river-deud
"There's ai proverb that i!ts every:
"What one tits me?'
--O wh.om God gives ofhCs. heas>
"But I have no othe.
--We!!. t't vou see, how it tt'?"
More to Come.
.Maud - tso~ Ielen ::d -lcad Lha
"T4.k4 B 10
Wins 1oo Mile Rac
(over No nah- ils m : 1 ho(r, a mmu~ite s. :> scond.
ble borders of South Carolina. This was no4bt a r:im e
Ti t W iiuiel i miost riemarkah! run ()V.
10)th mile. with no trouble of aiv deseription, and Lhe m
over the moto: stopped as cool as though it had onily ru
That the Material. Workmanship al
A demonstration will be given to prospective buye
The Sumter Automo
Agents for The Buick in Suint
COR. OAKLAND AVE. and WASHIN6TON
A Wireless to
-j .c . . -- . o . 4."
I"Come Ouick, Danger"
ioth,-r wirele.- , es:'ge sent out to all men
-Com Quick. D::nge.~r- Come :uick. foir if; you do
GreaestSuit Values o
tlI( the Season o
We're cleanin!r hous-- (eleanimnr upy all stocks
ectting ready for the arrival of new F'all goods.
It takes several thing~s to make a bargrain. One
s- ouality. another is np.to-dateness. another is
6 low price.
Schloss lBros. &' Co.. master tailors of Baltimore
Sand New York. have furnishecd the qluality and %
iup-to-dateness in clothing. we are putting on the
All Suits up to $18.00 - $10.50
All Suits up to $25.00 - $15.50
AI! Sununer goo'is of all kinds miust go. ( o:nio
and investig.ate for. yourself. No char::e for
J.tH RIU BY$
-Ti- Yom -
e use cf a goodbaxaive, to keep the bowe~s opeu and prezvent the poisons of uni;:-s'e,
od romn gettinginto your syte~*.
The latest pru;:ut of sc~n:e ::- V \(v Lxvctr L.iver Syrt4p. purely ve;:et'.. r.:tie
'iN1e and of a pleasar-t. am~z:::z: ::.t.. Velve acts n the 1iver, as. v.e I e. o th
:nach and! bowels, and is of th yr .is bk~ eff::cy ini costigatio.:. mecption2
!ousnss sck headac, feverishness, c *,:ilatu!ence, et:. Try v
~~J 0 B O RK
K IS KING";
O With Perfect Score.
Th greatest test if spee d : eidu rane ever held within
.r. b. aL .\lh(I 1-1. 1- 11. P. stock car.
ri; 01 mils bEf1or1 its IeLr'st cm ifator had cvered
otor- did not iss an (-::plosion: and wh,-n lh.- races were
id the Design of the Buick is Correct.
-s :i any- model of the lIuick. A car tiint wil I run forever
bile Supply Company,
ar. Lee and Clarendon Counties.
;T.. - - - - SUMTER. S. C.
TOURING CAR $1250.00.
Mohair Top. Extra $65.00. Freight $50.00 Extra.
This is a 4 cylinder sliding gear transmission, cone clutch. 3
speed forward and one reverse car.
The FLANDERS "20," same as above E. M. P. car only
smaller, 32x3 tires: wheel base 100 inches. This is one of the lat
est cars out. Designed for the use of owners and need not employ
skilled chauffeurs, as every effort has been made to mnaki- it fool
proof. $750. Freight $50. TPouring car mohair top, $55. Runa
bout Top. $30. Rear Seat. SS0. This ('ar enn he us.ed as ru
bout or touring car.
The CHALMERS DETROLT new 1911I wil me re.d': ;or d&.:
eryinJuy $1,500. Top and freighmt extra.
Wexpect a few MAXWELLS soor:.
Buggies and Surries.
Just received two cars of new Buggies and Surries.
-T wo new cars of Wagons. See our usual stock of Horses and
Mules. Terms to suit and right.
SHIAW & DRAKE,
10. 12 and 14 Sumter St., SUMTER. S. C.
Local and Long Distance 'Phone 553.
Acme Plaster. Shingles. Laths. Fire 4
+ Wrick, Drain Pipe. Etc.::.-:.::.::
Rice Hlour. Ship Stuff. Bran, Mixed
*Cow and Chicken Feed::::::
4 HORSES. MULES. 4
iluggies. Wagons atnd Harness.--No+
Order Too Large or Too Small:::
BO50ThHARRY LIVE STOOK 30.
SUMTER. SOUTH CA~ROLINA
U"THINK OF IT."
2 BRUS~H MACHINE.
automoile 'ue U-on themr:.:
This Ji.i :m -hliid 's-:e <-laim to) ;i.- th.- :no' st i.oer
uti ini 4our s:-.ndy r~ad:s.
Thi uLti car(X has to its erX~.t th- :U'1 conittst of
thi * u. r; I:'~':a's rl~io jm;
The Graveyard Sort of Life That Ob-'
tains In Sierra Leone.
It is ditlicult to explain how com
plete ia n.rnal timey is the dullness
of the smani villages in the protecto
rate of Sierra Leoue. on the coast of
western Africa. says a writer In the
N!neteenth Century and After.
hour before sunrise shadowy 6gures I
more noiselessly through the narrow
alleys which sep.trate the mud walled
houses and in single ie pass out of
sight toward the farm lands. A little:
later ebildren and a few women leave
the houses to obtain water for cook
1ing. They also go In single file and In
at short wi:Y- vit! return In the same
mD1aw .-ai ryin; e.ater in enlabasbes.
esre.p:. per, suce. *-ne or two may be
- enough to 1iss4 a tin In
~ A-. Kerosene oil bas. been Imported.
During the great beat of the day peo
ple re:rnI and sit. s!!ent and motion
lesN. :: the thatched roof verandas.
Tuwa:d evening there Is more move
meat Food time generally brightens
people even when It only rteans rice
and pepper- Soon after sunset all
sign of life ceases. Tbere Is no light in
the houses. becatise oil Is expensive.
and a dying Ore is enough when there
Is nothing '- see except those you have
seen all day: there are no sounds. save
a baby-s cry at Intervals, or perhaps <
the weird call of some night bird, be
cause people cannot talk much when
no one has anything fresh to say.
Next day will be-the same, and so will
be every day in the year except at
festival times. such as when the girls
or boys return, dancing and gayly
decked, from the Porroh Bush. There I
is no church. no postman. no passng 2
horse or cardage.and no newspape.
Everything of the best fcr
the personal wear and adorn
ment of both sexes.
We fill mail orders carefully
Charleston, S. C.
J. S. BELL,
Sanitary Plumbing, Steam Fitting
and Automobile Repairing
'Phone melwhen your car falls to go.
You will find me at my shop every
day, and to serve you will be a pleas-:
ure -All my work guaranteed.
souAtl. :: street. one aocd 'roma c:-.~ Hlo
On First-Class Real Estate
Ptudy & O'Bryan,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. I
Manning. S. C.
worry with your eyes. we guarantee a
sure i!i. Ou.r
wi reheve the strain.
Agent Hawkes' Glasses.
Woodmen of the World.
Meets on First Monday nights at
Visiting Sovereigns invited.
JOHN G. CAPERS. (of south Car-olina).
Ex-Commisoncr Interna. Revaeue.
JOSEPH D. WRIGHT.
AT ORNETS AT LAW,
WASHINGTON. D. C.1
Telephone. *Main 6'391.
W. C, DAVIS. J. A. WEINBERG.
DAVIS & WEINBERG.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, ,
MANNING, S. C.
Prompt attention given to collections.
Ii. 0. rPrCDv s. oLIEa o savts
PURDY & O'BRYAN,ataw
IA ttorneys and Counselors atLw I
MANNING, S. C.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
MANNING. S. C.
.. AN KG GEIG..
. . . COLE.
ARA NT'S DRU6 STORE
The Licensed Druggist.
Sells in Everything
nDRUGS andi MEDICINFS
Iie ilIk o1 IiMlaii*iti
Manning. S. C.
apu 4 1 : :- k.. . . ..... .... : 40.Ceo
rp :-.t t ' . . . 4 . 0. 40.0 )
rot'. rotfet for. :od) etn.$:,0
START YOUR BO'
Stevht way. Good habits instilled,
* the y:outh will bear cood fruit
* after years. Whether it oe the smail
xecount of the bov or a busineT accoun t
of the man that is entrusted to us we
an t-uarauteet perfect satisfaction
Cleanina. Pressing. Dyeing and Re
nar Work done in irst-class manner
nd at reasonable rates. Member's
o88ils 1pwg ON PI2 l O 1I.
All kinds of high-grade Tailoring.
ive me a-call. *Pbone No. 87.
WAYMAN A. SMITH, Prop.,
MANNING, S. C.
Hacker Mfg. Co.
eo. S. Hacker & Son,
cHARLESTON. S. c.
Doors, Sash and Blinds: Columns
and Balusters: Grilles and Gable
Ornaments: Screen Door and
NE DEAL IN
Glass. Sash Cord and Weights.
A. J. WHITE & CO.,
W. E. JTENKINSON Co.
We have bought the Undertaking
)epartmnent of W. E. Jenkinson Co.
,nd will keep on hand a complete line
'f Cotmns and Caskets. We are also
repared to do Embalminr. Will also
arry a line of Picture Mouldings and
ilass for framing pictures.
A. J. WHITE & CO..
A. J. WHITE. JR.. Mgtr.
What They WWI Do for You
Theywili cure your backache,
strenlgthen your kidneys, cor-.
rect urinaryirregularities, build
up the worn out tissues, and
eliminate the excess uric acid
that causes rheumiatism. Pre-.
vent Bright's Disease and Dia-.
bates, and restore health and
strength. Refuse substitutes.
SW. E. BROWN & CO.
will fill engragements anyvwhere
et reasonable rates.
Will play for Pieniesi. Danc's.
Etc. Add r'ss.
VXV ox A. .\ain . C
Notice of Discharge.
eat. tr ( i ' ite io couN. y ont the 17:h
hv ! of i~ .-.br lu!''. for Ietters of iai
>f H *.nrv I MIimit. <i..-e se-~
Mf. I D.1 MilMS.
1>:;3.. w .. S . S..ptemh-~-r 1.-. 1910i.
:st chaxrd it. Br::: of Smn
Sum~merton, S C .
Chlar eN:n. S. C.
I. i. Lesesne. E. C. tiorton.
LESESNE & HORTON,
Manning, S. C.