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It is not generally known our
government once undertook erect a
fort on British soiL The of this
fort, afterward called Fort
ery, was about half a mile
of Rouse's Point N. Y.,. not from
the foot of Lake Champlain. Popular.
1y it was known as "Fort er.
It appears that after the lof 2812
or government felt the ty of
guarding the enunne to Cham
plain. Accordingly in was begun
the erection of Fort Mo - ry. The
original notion was to a
great fort. In those that meant
a fort with three tiers of gm's.
When the work had in hand
for some time it was , ered that.
owing to an error of surveyors,.
the actunal boundary een New
York and Canada the -fith par
ane of north latitude, south of
the fort. Work on frt 'was sus
pended for about -Sve years,
and not until the S42 was the
territory rest.-,x to nited States.
The agreement kno the Web.
ster-Asbburton treaty hig the
northeastern . the line
between New York Canada een
form to the old and t early
are- Thus "Foft Bkunder" -a
again en United territory. The
people of Maine, it never quite
- fogave Daniel W for giving up.
as they climed be a 'great slice of
territory to which thought them
selves entitleinh to save Rouse's
After the question was set
tied the fort but it was
nver manmed by than sucent
men to keep It order, and It was
never atmed.- - Weekly.
* PIANO WARE.
MenWh Buy and Repair Their
Once notam piano- hardware Is
Ilkely to be is materialof vari
-n ot used 'th mannfactnre and
repair otf an Idea that would
be in th 'correct, but at the
sametime is more or less of
such mateia at re~1ail to privato
owrners of who may be skilled
In the see of and who undertake
to do their repairing to save ex
pne and purchasers may in
elude mnen w have no knowledge of
music, they ma have the me
chantcal required for the
Obviously great skill Is required
ia broken caster. A man
can by a- caster and putit on
himmefif wants toorhe could in
like replace a broken hinge or
a screw. he can buy any of these
thigs the home rairer does
m-r work stas. for in
stance. may replace a brc2:en wire.
He ean piano wire of precisely
the .gauge, and he may under
take job and getaway with itor
he ma ce one or more broken
keys or Not 'ong since a
man who had bought a pretty well
worn piano for $15 bought
for it a ete new set of hamer"s,
which -put on hlmset
Only of real skill can do such
jobs as thi, but in atown ofthissize
there enough men who do their
own repairing to make it-pay to
piano hardware on sale at retail.
New York Sun.
'Two Fraks of Nature.
Two contrasting freaks of nature are
the ITand of Fi're and the Lake of
Snow. The Islan of Fire is called
the Home of Hot Derils. tt is situat
ed In the midst of a large lake of boil
lng mud in the Island of Java. The
steam and gases which arise from the
sticky mud form themselves into bub
bles attaininr a diameter of five or six
feet and sailing high up in the air like
balloons, carried hither and thither by
the wind and dnally exploding with a
The biggest snow lake is seen from
the summit of Hispar pass, in the Ka
.rskoran range. It Is more than 300
square miles in area. In Switzerland
the sea of Ice might better be called
the sea of snow, as the surface is bro
ken up by solar heat, which makes a
minute fissuring In the ice. giving It
the appearance of snow.
A Shrewd Answer.
Aimmn~ the advertisements In an
English paper the-a~ recently appeared
the following: ''The gentleman who
found a purse with ---- -- * ord
street Is requested to
the address of the ras
A few days later In
uerted. "The reco zan
who picked up a ord
street requests thehs
"What makes you cul
"She thinks Ibsen% yma~ o amld
"Well, a lot of people think so."
-V~ N-K says -so."-Clereland
r of Royster Rrtlizcrs.
k: lieved that success awaited the
ertilizers who would place quality
iderations. This was Mr. Royster's
ven years ago and this is his idea
Lit has been that it re uires Eight
ply thedemand for Royster Fertilizers.
RQYSTER GUANO COMPANY,
FACTORIES AND SALES OFFICES.
TARDORO. N. C. COLUMBIA. S. C. SPARTANBURG. S. C.
OLUMMUS. GA. MONTGOMERY. ALA. BALTIMORE, MD.
fSOME BARGAINS IN CLARENDON"
: COUNTY FARMS,
* I have for quick sale on good terms. the following:
No. 1. 150 acres, 4 1-2 miles 10 station. 9 miles to Man
ning, good commu:it;-. near church and school,
90 acres c'eared. with good cultivation and ferti- 6
lization will make 1 2 bale of cotton per acre. 6. 6
room dwelling, barn and stables. situate on pub- *
lic road. will rent for $250 to $300. Price. $3,000. g
N o. 2. 260 acres, 100 acres in cultivation, two houses,
barn and stables, on public road, good commu
nity. place making this year 3-4 to bale of cotton
per acre, 1 1-2 miles to station, 5 miles to Man- 6
ning. Price, $25.00 per acre.
No. 3. 350 acres, 7 miles to Manning. 1 mile to station, 6
150 acres cleared, 4 buildings, good community,
near land sold to Marlboro farmer. Price, S8,750.
* No. 4. 150 acres. about 100 acres cleared, 2 1-2 miles to6
* station, two ordinary tenant houses. Price. $16.50 6
* per acre.
No. 5. 145 acres, Smiles to Manning, about 70 acres in
cultivation, good tenant house and barn and
stables, good land, adjoins land sold to Marlboro
farmer. Price, $40.00 per acre.
' No. 6. 295 acres, 150 acres cleare.6-room dwellingbarn 6
* and stables. 4 tenant houses, or. public road, near
school, good land, some timber, lies well, a nice 6
* place. Price, $-40.00 per acre.
* 11. UUDYDL'O,
*Real Estate, Stocks and Insurance,
* Bennttville, S. C. g
The Necw 1911 Model Brush Runabout has lots
and lots of improvements 'n the 1910 Model as good
as it was, and to the surprise of all, the price re
mains the same the same.
Do you know that we have seventeen operating
ina Clarendon County and not one dissatisfied cso
mier. If 4 5 O
.,ollars cana buy an Automobile that can do your
work as the B3RUSH does it, w~hot do you want to
pay some one else more for a car that has not half
Ithe reputation hack of it.
Write or 'phone us today'if you want to see the
machine, we can prove to you all we claim for it.
A GREAT YEAR I
+Has Been the Past Year for Us.
I WANT to thank every person in
I ~ ~Clarendoni County that helped me .4
to (10 it. As a tcken of myw apprecia-4
tion. I have secured( a numbrner of
* Usborne's Art Calanders and I want to4
place one in every home that contains
or wants to contain pure, well-tested 4
D)rugs. Come in and get yours. It's4
* here for y-ou. alongi with the sincere4
J. A. ZEI6LER. Manager.
SZEIGLER'S PH ARMA CY.
Srum tiw.. S. C.. Jaunuary 2 91
.Mannuin::. S. C.
W e wish to tiznk yon and :l of our friends for flne trade given
durini: the holiday season just past. We lelieve the MAYXIY(: TIMFs ''Ad
whil we have 1w-en r'nznin;: for several weeks. has been responsible
:.r- nea:ur.- for the inquiries and trade which camle to us from differe:
lwri!- ti the cou"nty.
Couannencin:: with the New Year it will be our intention to carefull
stily the wants of our many patrons and endeavor to give them a ::0w
.l..e:n at the :uost reasonable price possible.
We have now with us Mr. N. J. Rlonertson. an exipert tinsmith. We a:
pr.-pa red to furnish estimates antid do ;ruaranteed work in this line, espe,
ialiy rooting. at any point in the surroundin: country.
While our trade in the :enmnine Jas. tliver Chilled Steel Plows (the:
are !everal imitations) has been :ood w.- still have a supply of one. two all
thre.- 'orse plows and 0 ull hie of repairs in Ptock. To those who preft
(Ch..tta::ai Plows we can say that our line iscomplete. In fact, any kits
of a plow can be bon;ght of us at a price inuch below the average. We al
the ciun ty alrens-z for the justly celebrated Nouthern Cook Stoves. and ox
sock is conplete. W- are also one of the county agents for The (re:
3atjesticv Range. This rai:e stands by itselt as the par excellence of fl:
st-.% e builders art. Any one calling at our store will be shown a list of o':
p::ribas-rs diriun the past ten days. and we are still selling them. A stud
f:ss isht will effectively knock out the kn'cks of our competitors. wh
have- hli-ted thetuselves by their petard.
We still have a few uiles of Pittsburgr Perfect Fence which we are offe
in: ;t a special price. We are daily expecting a carload of American itn
E:lwid ire Fence. These are the superior lines of fencing. Our price
ioa these are below th: surrounding marxets. We have a well appointe
tek of Hardware and its kindred lines. We expect to succeed by ti
:nerit of our goods, the living price, the fair and just treatment of our c
towners. Wishing #.gain to thank you and our many friends, we are.
Summerton Hardware Co.
Sunmerton, S. C.
THE CANDY .
KEPT ON ICE ALL THE YEAR 'ROUND. 4
That no chocolates of any other
name approach the quality of
LSOLD ONLY BY
THE ANNIG GRCERYCO, 4
The uvenle Bzaar
We hve ust eceved lage asormen
onthCrnad lokEver ou tck u
contidenthat fnou chooke overn ohrsokta
theirpatrnage andpre ta the aiy wilfon
THEcm MANNfIurcstmes GRO eR will cet in
ouraimisthlae Juveryoe B .Gieuatra
an b c-vncd
Ifyuhv o entemrn oli u
windw. lok f.1 t th nex tie yo areup
Bigav streceivn aTh e orme nt
Jorsenkio n's W ha ld prsetsnd. tal
L IAM E, CEM E NT~
+ Acme Pla.s-r. Si ii es. Ii: hs. Fi. 4
Brick. Dr:tii Pipe. Et:
lZice Flour. Shi) suIT. isran. Mixed
Cow and Chicken Feed : :
HORSES. MULES. 4
Buggies. Wagons and iHarness.- No
Or-er Too Large or Too Smi:A :
BOOTh-HARDY LIVE 1STCK CO
SUMTER. SOUTH CAROLINA
0 FARM IMPLEMENTS.
We carry the following Far uiniplementsand when
ever they are used te brin ros:.rity:
Cliattanooga. No. 70. Light. One-h-orse Plow.
Chattanooga, No. 72 1--, Light. Two-horse Plow.
(Ahattaneoga. No. 1-3, Heavy. Two-horse Plow.
Chattanooga, No. 17. Middl.- Breaker awnd :ubsoiler,
Chattanooga, No. 18, Middle Breaiker.
Syracuse. No. 459, Light. One-horse Plow.
Syracuse, No. 466. 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 tissed in Clarendon county.
03 K. Stoves and Ranges,
rhe Matchless for Strength.
American Wire Fence.
A full sto'k of everything .in ::r line at priees that defy
competition. Whiether vou come huny or not you will always
aet a hearty welcome at our place of business.
lE MANING HARDWARE COMPNY.
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 'C0," same as above E. M. F. car only
~smaller, 32x3 tires: wheel base 100) inches. This is one of the lat
lest cars out. Designed for the use of owners and need not employ
skilled chauffeurs. as every effort ha.s been made to make mt fool
tproof. $750. Freight $50. Touring car mohair top, $55. Runa
bout Top. $30. Rear Seat. $0. This Car can be used as a runa
bout or touring car.
The CHALMERS DETRuIT new 1911 will be. rtady for deliv
ery in July. $1,500. Top and freight extra.
We expect a few MAX WELLS soor..
Buggies and Surries.
Just received two cars of new Buggies a::d Surries.
Two new cars of Wagons. See our usual stock of Horses and
Mules. Terms to suit andjright.
SHAW & DRAKE,
10, 12 and 14 Sumter St., SUMTER, S. C.
Local and Long Distance 'Phone 553.
These Days at
SPLO WDEN HARDWARE CO.
We are selling.
SRanges. Stoves. Heaters. Guns. Ammunm
E tion. Wire Fencing and many other things. E
~Come to See Us~
Sand be convinced that our goods are best 3
and prices lowest.
Yours for business.
fodfo etignoyor systemn.A d t
TeLtest product of seier.:e :sVELVO La:=ive Livecr sy '.:7. ;rr:l ve :-:n .
reibe and of a plsa n't, romati,: t~ t: Ve ' a rt *n the :ver. :: uflo th:
stomach and bowels. and is of the greatest~: re:Ne' ec::dzcy : o.stipat:e. :ndiges:e. .
biliousness, sick headache, fevenshness, coli,:itlen,:e, e~. TryV
YE LI LIVE YU
Tue Buk Of M ninHIH .
Manning. S. C.
Cap .................. 40,C00
Surplus ................ . 40,000
Stockholders' Liabili:,y........ 40,000
Total Protection to Devsitors. $120,000
START YOUR BOY
in the right way. Good habits instIlled
in the youth will bear good fruit
in after years. Whether . be the small
accountot :he boy or a busines account
of the man that is entrusted to us .we
can guaranteed perfect satisfaction
Hacker Mfg. Co.
Geo. S. HaCker & Sim,
CHARLETON. S. C.
Doors. Sash and Blinds: Co!umns
and Balusters: Grilles and Gable
Ornaments: Screen Doors and
WE DEAL IN-,
Glass. Sash Cord and Weights.
A. J. WHITE & CO..
W. E. JFEKNSON CO.
We have bought the Undertaking
Department of W. E. Jenkinson Co.
a-nd will keep on hand a complete- line
of Cot~ns and Caskets. We are also
prepared to do Embalming. Will also
carry a line of Picture Mouldiogs and
Glass for framing pictures.
A. J. WHITE & Co..
A. J. WHITE. JL. Mgr.
WILL CURE YOU
of any case of Kidney or
Bladder disease that is not
beyond the readh of medi
cfi'e. Take it at once. Do
not riskhavng Bright's Dis
ease or Diabetes. There is
nothing gained by delay.
W. E. BROWN & CO.
Bought and Sold By
LESENE & HORTON,
Manning, S. C.
ar l elr nalkid fFurniture.HARS
C. W. EVANS, Mgr.,
SUMflERTON. S. C.
R.J. FR~ANK GF.IGR.
.\ANNING. S. '*
DR .1. ACOE
.\A NN ING. S. C.
Succeed when everything else fails.
In nerve-us pros~ation and female
vwcaIknes::cz they re 'the suptrm
remredy, as thouszands have tesif'd
FOR K;DNEY.,UIVER ANDI
STOM AC~ 'T.90UBi
it is e.e e: - -::e ..ice ever so.d