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When y feel that you
can hardidrag through
your dailyork, and ate
tired, diraged and
the womna tonic.
Cardui prepared for
the purpe of helping
women regain their
strength 4 health.
Not b doping with
- strong ds, but by the
gentle, ;ic actio ci
pure vegble herbs
The WMan's Tonic
Mrs. LK Nicholson,
of Shool Mo., writes:
"Before began to take
Cardul, Iras unable to
do any work. I have
taken 5 ites and have
nprovedvery much I
can do t most of my
"I can'say too much
for Cardu it has done so
Your dgist sells Car
dui. Geta bottle today.
A Touch of Haan Nature Amid thi
Hors of War.
Out of the mst of the bloody hor
rors of the bale of Fredericksburg
comes a sweetud touching incident
which goes to -ore that the rage of
battle cannot olterate the tenderness
dwelling In thibearts of men. The
story Is takenfrom Major Robert
Sties* "Four Ycrs Under msan Rob
srt-" The Fedel army was entering
the town. shot -as flying In all direc
tions, and Bue, a Confederate sol
dier, was peerig round the corner of
A little thrvear-old. fair haired'
baby girl toddle out of the alley. ac
companied by Newfoundland dog.
and in the mid- of the hissing shells
chased a canno, ball down the street.
Buck groundedhis gin dashed out
into the storm and swung his great
right arm ron, the baby. Then he
ran after his cepany. the little one
elasped to his beast.
The company ook refuge behind the
stone wall whie has now become his
tore, and therefor hours and days of
terror the IaIr was kept. Fierce
nurses took tur.s in petting her while
the storm of bittle raged and shriet
ed. Never was a baby so cared for.
and scouts scoured the countryside to
get her milk.
When thie striggle was- over and the
Federal army zad left the company
behind the wal received the post of
honor in the an to lead the column
Into the town. Buck stood about In
the middle of the regiment, the baby
in his arms. There was a long halt,
and the bdigade istaff hurried to adfo
The re~imenta colors were not to be
Suddenly Bu~k sprung to the front.
He 'swung alo't the baby girl. her lit
tie garments lutterig like the folds
*f a banner. :and shouted:
"Forward. nen of the Twenty-first!
Here are our 'elors!"
Off started the brigade, cheering
- SHIRKING JAL WORK.
Sidwell, the Forger. Was a Champion
Mlngering is common in jail, but
surely a case quoted from his own ex
peience by Dr. Quinton. the late gov
ernor of Holloway, in "Crime and
Criminals" is a record. The "hero"
was a violent prisoner who feigned
stiffness of the Index finger to avoid
cakum picking. He was so angry
when the linger was forcibly bent
that **on returnin~g to his cell he
promptly placed the offending finger
in the hinges of his table, which was
attached to the cell wall, and violently
raised the leaf, with the result that
the finger was absolutely shattered
end had to be removed."
Another case even more remarkable
in Its way was that of the notorious
American criminal Bidwell, who was
sentenced to penal servitude for life
In connection with the Bank of Eng
"He was In good health .n convic
tion. but never did any active work.
Feigning loss of power In his legs. he
lay in bed from day to dzy anid from
year to year, defying all efforts of
persuasion and resisting all unpleasant)
coercive measures devised to make him
work. When I saw him at D~artmoor at
the end of eight or nine years of his sen
tence long disuse of his legs had ren
dered him almost a cripple. The mnus
cdes were extremely wasted, and both
hip and knee joints were contracted
in a state of semiflexion. so that he
lay doubled up in a bundle. Though
he was examined time after time by,
experts, no one succeeded in discover
ing any organic disease or any carseI
for his condition other than his own
firmly expressed determninatio'n never
to do a day's work for the British
government, a threat which. I believe.
he ultimately carried out.
H U NT 'S
L IG HT NI NG OIL
is the one unfailing scientitic
dressing which instantly relieves
and permanently cures all hurts,
cuts, burns, bruises, sprains and
woainds of every kind. Pain
leaves at once because the air is
excluded, and the oil covering
acts as artificial skin. The quick
est, fastest healing oli known
HUNT'S LIGHTNING; OIL. 5
cents and 50 cents bottles.
All Druggists Always.
A. B. RICHARDS MEDICINE Co.,
$ol by 7oigier' Pharmacv.
FRENCH FISH STORY.
Three Days' Carnival of Maroignon's
Though their lake.; and ponds are
few and their rivers comparatively
destitute of tish. the French people are
extremely fond of :tu!Ing. Indeed.
nervous and excitable as the averag-e
Frenchman may be. he Is content to
sit by a steam with a pole and wait
all day for a bite.
In a certain coumk-y town not far
from Paris there existed a fishing club
named the Intrepid Fishers of Marpi
gnon. A pretty stream goes through
Marpignon. but for many years not
one &sh had been seen in this stream.
from which circumstance. It followed.
the Intrepid Fishers had little to do.
says Harper's Weekly.
The excitement may be imagined.
therefore. when the word ran through
Marpignon that a lere barbel-a
tough :nd gamy fish rad bewen seen
In the streamu. The intrepid Fishers:
turned ou: ::t:d. having ascertained
that there wv indeed a barbel in the
stream. immediately stopped the wa
ter some li;tte dist:nee above and be
low him vwith ratings so that he
could not get :w:y.
Then tbey ra::ged theinse!'es joy
fully along: tlhe s::-e~tm with hook and
line, and :ll wentz to tizhinxg for the
By and by one Intrepid Fisher
caught him an I Immediately threw
him back Into the water. In the
course of time another caucht him and
did the same.
For three days one veracious ac
count has It the Intrepid Fishers kept
at work catching this one barbel, and
at the end of that time the fish died
of exhaustion and loss of blood. Then I
the Intrepid Fishers counted up the 4
notches that they had made on their
fish poles, and the man who had
caught the barbel the most times was
declared the champion fisherman of
Marpignon and received great honors.
The skin of the fish does not suggest
Itself as a suitable material for the
making of clothes. yet it Is used for
this purpose by a tribe of Tartars in
Manchuria. They Inhabit the banks I
of the Peony river and live by fishing
and hunting. During the past 100
years they have become nearly extinct
owing to the invasion of their domnlin
by agricultural Chinese. They are 4
known as FishskLIn Tartars. The fish
they use Is the tamara, a species of 4
salmon. Both the lesh and the skin
of the fsh are supposed to possess
wonderful heat giving properties.-Chi
Two elderly belles were talking at
"What a flatierer Wooter von Twiller
Is!" said the first belle.
"Why, did he tell you you looked
nice?' said the second.
"No," was the reply: "he told me you
The man who combats himself will
be happier thar he who contends with
A Simple Safeguard For Mothers.
Mrs. D. Gilkeson, 326 Ingles Avenue,
oungstown. Ohio. gained wisdom by
xperience. "My little girl had a severe
old and coughed almost continuously.
My sister recommended) Foley's loney
nd Tar. The first dose I gave her re
ieved the inflammation in ber throat
nd after using only one bottle her
broat and lungs were entirely free from I
naammation. Since then I al ways kee p
a bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar in the
ouse. Accept no substitutes. W. E.
rown & Co.
The President's Oath.
The oath of of~ee taken by thein
:oning president of the 'United States!.
s the shortest and the simplest re
uired of any ruler on earth. It is pre
cribed by the constitution and Is as
"I do solemnly swear (or af~rm) that
[ will faithfully execute the of~ee of
president of the United States. and. to
he best of my ability, protect, preserve
and defend the constitution of the1
Wants to Help Some One.
For thirty years J. F. Boyer, of Fer
ile, .\1o, needed help and couldn't find
it. That's why he wants to help some
oe now. Suffering so long himself he
feels for all distressed from backache.
ervousness, loss of appetite, lassitude
and kidney disorders. He shows that
letric Bitters work wonders for such
robles. "Five bottles.'' he writes.
'wholly cured me and now I am well
nd hearty." It's also positively guar
nteed for liver trouble, dyspepsia,blood
isorders, !emale complaints and ma
aria.- Try them. 50c. at all druggists.
TheMest mprant Thing. b
Commander Peary, at one of the nn
merous Washington dinners following
d:. triumphant return from the pole,
ot the better of a senator In a war of
-What is the good of your discov
ry" the senator said. "'ll! wager that
ou didn't find a single Important thing
t the north pole "
'Oh, yes, I did,' said the explorer.
I found one very, very Important 1
"Humph! What was that?" the sea
"The way back home again," was
YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING LIST
IS IT COMPLETE?
How About The Gents?
HARD TO DECIDE AINT IT?
We have foreseen your troubles and are
prepared to solve the problem for you.
How about Shaving Sets, Military Brush 4
Sets, Whisk Brooms, Fountain Pens,
Cigars in Xmas sizes at $i, All Leather
Bill Folds, Cigar Cases, Meerchaum
Pipes, Safety Razors, Traveling Sets, and
a long list of the very things men delight in.
See us first. Our Xmas stock is ready
anning, S. C.
KEPT ON ICE ALL THE YEAR 'ROUND.
That no chocolates of any other
name approach the quality of
_SOLD ONLY BY
THE MANNING GROCERY CO.NC.
The Juv enie Bazaar.
We have just received a lartre assortment
of'Christmas Goods and they are now open for
your inspection. We have presents to suit all
classes and ages from baby up) to grandfather,
and they are all new goods. When looking for
Christmas presents just stop in tie Big Store
on the Corner and look over our stock. Our
clerks will take pleasure in shiowing~ vou around
whether youlpurchase anythiing or not, we feel
confident that if you look over our stock that
you will not go out without ;making a purchase.
To our customers. wve certainly do appreciate
their patronage and hope -thlat they will con
tinue to let us serve them. to Ilhose who are not
our customers as vet, we *'xtend an invitation
for you to come around and i hpe that you will
become one of our customers. We will certainly
appreciate your patronage and assure you that
our aim is to please everyonie. G ive us a trial
and be convinced.
If y-ou have not seenl the mnovmgi doll in our
window, look fo.; it the next tun" you are up
J. M. Bradham
$tt Big Store On The Corner
$$ Jenkinson's old stand.
Acme Plaster. Shin)-les. LathI I. Fire 44
Brick. Drain Pipe, Etc :- :4
HAY. GRAIN. 4
Rice Flour. Ship Stuff. l3ran. Mixed
Cow and Chicken Feed :: 4
Buggies. Wagons and Harness.-No 4
Order Too Large or Too Small :
1 BOOTIIHARBY LIVE STOCK CO. 4
SUMTER. SOUTH CAROLINA
FARM IMPLEM ENTS.
We carry the following Farm implements and when
ever they are used they bring prosperit:
,J Ciattanooga. No. 70, Light. One-horse Plow.
Chattanooga. No. 72 1-z, Light. Two . -rse Plow.
Chattaneoga. No. 63, Ileavy, Two-horse Plow.
Chattanooga, No. 17. .Middle Breaker and Sibsoiler.
Chattanooga, No. 1$, Middle Breaker.
Syracuse. No. 459, Light, One-horse Plow.
Syracuse, No. 166. Light, Two-horse Plow.
A new Steel Beam Dixie Plow.
The McKay Famous Sulky Stalk Cutter.
The above Farm Implements being especially adopted
to our soil, out-class all others ever ussed in Clarendon conn ty.
0. K. Stoves and Ranges,
i'he mntehless for Strength.
American Wire Fence.
A full stock of everything in our line- at prices that defy
competition. Whether you come buy or not you will alwav
get a hearty welcome at our place of business. p
'THE MANING HIAD!RE COMPANY.
i M. 4"3" 1910
TOLRING 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 ..)0," same as above E. M. F. car ol
smialler. 32x3 tires: wheei base 100 inches. Tis is onei of th~ iLt
est cars out. Designed for the use of owners and ne'ed not emp)loy
skilled ch~auffeurs, as every effort has been ma'de to make~ it fool1
proof. $750. Freight $50. Trouring car mohair top, $55. Runa
bout Top. $30. Rear Seat. $50. This Car can be used as a runa
bout or touring car.
The CHALMERS DETROIT new 1911 wili be ready for deliv
erv in July. $1,500. Top and freight extra.
We expect a few MAX WELLS soot.
Buggies and Surries.
Just received two cars of new Buggies and Surrics.
Two 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 Longr Distance';Phone 553J.
I rmmmmmmmmm*mmm mmmmmrmmm~
5 THERE Is
These Days at
SPLOWDEN HARDWARE CO.
We are sellincg
SRanges. Stoves. Heaters. Guns. Ammuni
Stion. Wire Fencing and many other things.
~~ome to See Us1
Sand be convinced that our goods are best
Sand prices lowest.
Yours for business.,
for Physicians Advise
the use ofagoodlaxative, to keep the bowels ope-a and prevent the poisons of undi~gesae
podt'eof *scieeis vELvO Laxative Liver Syrup, pel vegetabe. geutt,
relabl an ofa pleasant, aromatic taste. v voacts on th-- hver, : i so h
stomach ndbowels, and is of the greatest possible eficacy in cntptoidgsin
biliousness, sick headache, feverishness, colic,thtulence, etc. Tryv
YE ALIVER SYRUiP
LIFE IN NEW YORI
How It Mday Run In a Deep Rt
In the Matter of Locality.
LAMENT OF A MAN WHO MOVE
The Homesickness That Came Wii
Working Uptown After Twjn
Years of Routine Travel to and Fro
and In the Downtown District.
There are thousands and thousan
of men in New York city whose bu.
n-ss has been eonlnned to one distri
L.: twenty years 4,r more. whose dal
routine seldom iluetuates. who a
punctual in traveling by a certa
train every day in the week, who ren<
their ofiices. harring tie-ups, at a re
Iar hour and take up their daily grix
and hold to it until the hour of closin
Many of these men unconsciously g
to know and make friends of peop
whose names they never learn. Tb
Ibecome attached to localities in
strange sort )f way and do not reali:
how strong Is the attachment. lie:
Is the story of one of them Into who:
life there has come a change throus
moving that startles and surpris;
him and throws a quaint light up<
some of the -ty's people.
"In the twenty years that I w:
downtown." the man said in telling h
experience. "I was in the habit. weat
er permitting, of taking a walk aft<
the luncheon hour every day in son
street between City Hall and the Ba
tery. I hav footed every bit of u:
built ground in that territory. Whi
marvelous changes have come in tho:
twenty years: How many signs <
buildings have changed in that t!m
How many houses have been pull<
down: How many new ones have goi
up, some of them towering skywar
to take the places of the landmarks?
"I got to know the lower end <
town so well I couh shut my eyes at
make a mental picture of many of t
blocks and see the names on the bull<
ings. If I wanted any article. fro:
shoelaces to anything elaborate. I kne
exactly where to get them. If son
particular dish were desired I kne
where It could be served and Just wh
It would cost.
"A great city never stands still.
is as restless as the great deep. B
the man who becomes a part of
does not think until he gets away fro
the part of it where he has done buF
ness what the changes are. When
began my strolls there were no tu
nels under the two rivers. In tI
years that have drifted away gre
bridges have been constructed b
tween Manhattan and Long Islan
It does not seem long since I used 1
hear the restless puff of the coal A
locomotives of the elevated syster
yet so gradually did the old order pa
that I do not distinctly recall wh
the present system was Installed.
' "The changes that took place
business firms were interesting. Man
many times I have seen the namc 4
the man who established a trade take
down and that of his son or sons tal
its place. So frequently were tU
same people met in the same pla<
and at the same hour that we nodd<
as we passed, although none of 1
kniew the name of the nodder.
'Not long ago the business wi1
-.'hich I am connected made a jun:
aiptown. Never untIl I took my tral
pptown had I any occasIon to walk
t he street where our new huili
stands. The uirst day I went out
luncheon I had to search for a re
taurant. It seemned odd. I saw pe
pie I never saw before. I read signs
one of my fool habits-I never ret
before. Many of the vehicles th;
passed were quite unlike those I us<
to see downtown.
"I had to change umy hour and rou
for coming to business. For awhile
had to watch the street signs to kno
where to ::. 'aff. Ihow I missed ti
familiar call of the guard of the car
for I always came down inx the san
car In the mnakeupa of the elevat<
train-the vine I always boarded
the same hour.
"And that makes me think. I can
to know bay their faces most of ti
passengers who boarded that train
my station. I kn'ew whore most
them got off. Now that I am in ne
quarters in a new sectIon I mIss :
these people wivth whom I traveled Z
years. D)6 they miss me. I wonder?
"And the many whom I came
know downtown-how they will1
missed: There Is the old street preac
er who used to stand on a soap ba
near Wall street or on the stone stel
of the custom house and talk to peor
in the summer days and again in ti
days that betokened the coming of a
tumn. Then there were the Lent<
days when I spent a part of my ho
at Trinity or ini old St. Paul's. I cat
to know the regular :ttendants<
those servia.cs :, that the strange
became conxspicuouas". There are
street preachlers in the new district
which I hare gone. I wonder Wl
the middle district of the greait ei
doesn't need spiritual dIrection as w
as the. downtown districts.
--.ad so It seems sometimes that
anm in ax new town. am~fong new peop
seeing new huildings. rentding nt
s~gns. hiearing new voicaes. but all
the same~ old New York. .nal when
think of the old walks I have tak<
downtown. the 'ald bunildings that
passed so often that they became
famIliar as the faaces I mect and ner
knew hv nam". of the strolls alo:
the two rivers. oaf the craft I saw
often co.ming andl going-when I thi
af all th..sa' ther.- .'omes over me tI
~ orr * -f fe'elin :hnt a boy has wyhen
mi.-'his noter. "-\' thonk Preis. cl
MA.NNING. S. ('
DR. .1. A COLE.
I p..tai rsa ver liauk of-a '
.\MAN N ING. S. C.
P'hone N .
Succd when everytig else fis
In nervous prostration and femalt
weaknesses they are thne supremE
ren'edy, as thousands have resu?'ed
FOR KIDNEY, LIVER AND
it is the best medicine ever 'old
om-- a dmgxst'S counter.
[The Bank of Manfiiim
Manning. S. C.
I qpiat S k.. ..... ......... 0,000
Su r plu..;......... :.......... ... 4 ,0
Stockholders' Liability...... . 40,000
Total Protection to. Depositors, $120,00Q
d START YOUR BOY
et in the ri::ht way. Good habits instil
le in the youth will bear good
a in after ears. Whether it be the
r account of the boy or a busioess
:h of the man that is entrusted. to
n can guaranteed perfect satis
r Cleanio. Pressing. Dyeing ad
e pair Work done in first-class.
t- and at reasonable rates. Mem
t 4 8119 D1 9 M Ps121 If V
In All kinds of high-grade Talortn .
Give me a call. 'Phone No. 87.
WAYMAR A. SMITH, Prop.
MANNING, s. C.
WHacker Mfg. C(
Geo. S. Hacker &
CHARLESTON. S. c.
0. Doors, Sash and Blind; Coltu
Is and Balusters: Grilles and Gab.o
m Ornaments: Screen Doors
WE DEAL IN
Gla&s. Sash Cord and Weights
A. J. WHITE & CO.
e Successors to
e W. E. JENKTNSON CO.
W have bought the Unde
dDepartmaent of W. E. Jenkin30an
t and will keep on hand a complete&
1of Cotins and Caskets. We are
te carr~y aline of Picture Mouldings
i Glass for framing pictures. -
"1 A. J.WHlTE & C&.
A. J. WHITE. JR.. Mgr.
I.LAXATIVE cough rein
IFor coughs. colds, throat and 3
'troubles. No opiates. Non-alcoha
Good for everybody. Sold everyw
I The gent:Ino
2FOLEY'S HONEY and TAR
le: Yellow ackage. Refusesubsti
r; yPrepared only b~y -
rs Fly&Company. Chi
10* w. E. BROWN & (.
Wat reasonatble rate.
WXill play for Picnics. Dan
IBought and Sold
LESENE & HORT
Manning. S. C.
C.i W. EVANS,
en u3ItIrroN. S.