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To n Iusk y you -
twenty Lns of co1A a
soun.d lie 11 rih C
tha: is we I
quantity i ie
diay. sandin. 2
pausing f'or a mian:n hn
fels lie it to gaze' !
light a egta'ette :ad !r:-n
his balance on a1 joitin.jr:.
in: steel deck which tri - '.n:
to Pitch him h!-ad tirs" imo t -lf
aipart he1mw ovrasmp :-:
wt .rking with fran'!; ener I in,
coal in!o the firebox ia'- n. uh
keep steam up. While the ng:t
running the frenan mu-st V e strai
out on the deck. workini: continually
to the limit of his strength. forr
narily he will have to .:t from
and a half to three ton.s of coa into W
firebox every hour. Three a:o a h
tons is gentraily regarded as theim
of a tiremnan's capacity. b'ut this has
brn great!y exceeded on the f::sre
trains.-Technical World Ma;:azi
The Music of Birds.
Birds are usually aeennnt h
mCIst m fl of ninals. yet it
LaU'1 Iof a task to set t 4!ir ' T"
mui. h re:'on is tha: bir.!.:r
u~terv neg.lize'.:t if mh' :na.- o.f:.
t'. showv hat a theore:!i k::
is: a1 h:nh: . R'ut iff bird 2..:
about; ha rmony their son. :11 l1 1
set[ dwn :1 ad quite a d- rea
deriv-d from the sale there.!. .n
er reason why it is difieult to pu
melody of the song birds in:: nte
that the ouality of the tone is u*!%
nu musical instrument. This Is ir;
of all birds except the thrush. h
song descends for the first thrce n.'te
in perfect seconds and with u*n h
puiriy of tone.-From Old Se-rap Bok
Tickling a Hippo.
"Come here and I'll scratch yu
tongue, Caliph." a visitor to the Cn
tral park menagerie heard the !:
say to the young hippopotamus.
The visitor hadn't expected that '1;
hippo understood English. but ap'.
ently he did. He came up to the edge
of the tank, opened his jaws a yari or
sot and waited. The keeper pnt
h:and into the open mouth and tir
lated the animal's tongue with I
en:ds of his fingers.
"That's the way to make a ippo
love you." said the keeper. "They
like to be tickled, just as a cat likes
to have you stroke its back. Caliph
wouldn't close his mouth on my arm.
and I know I am taking no risk.
They are the most amiable big beasts
in the world. and I would trust them
more than I would an elephant.
New York Sun.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Hare Always Bought
Signature of , ,
Foreig'n and I
Ausiness Auto mbile on the market.I
The actical ecor..omica. and certain car made.
:0 g > miles of our worst road with just one
rantee the springs not to break, no matter
:he he roci.
r ask us about this machine if you are
>u want a fine garden
13 i uck patch this year,
Manufactured by us, espec
ially for vegetable crops.
Put up in 100 pound bags
which are much more easilyj
landled than the rEgular
200 pound bag.
Price, $1.50 per bag.
Domnestic. All the atest c
A in Coat Suits, Lag Coat
"Bu1t. youl silyr boy. ifi* I n r ... y
Wornen ard Stizks.
Wmwen specuLatUrs have a ilabiL Of
giviZ.g to brokers orders with a string
Ittaeiled to theni. A woaln wh
owned some bank sto-ck asked a broer
to sell it at 250 if he thought '-ue
cou'ld nut get any more for IL TLe
nuarket in this stock had been inac-tive
for naths. and 250 was the nizhe-t
price ever record'd for it. Tie next
dyIV 1e broker had a chace to sell
t he st ck at 25u. it so h:1peneA fl-at
on the same day a ?ivey dem~od for
this bank stock developeu anu beore
the day was o-er it was selling at
100. The broker wrote to his wumna
customer that he had sold her stock
for $250 a share and would she send
her certificate to him for delivery to
the purchaser? She refused to deliver
"You oight to bare known better
than to sell it for 250," she remon
strated. "I am going to sell it today
myself for 300."
It was not until the broker appealed
to the courts that he succeeded in get
ting ihe stock from the woman.
Pretty Fine Scratchos.
Most people conder a polished sur
fe as s :.: absutly Smlooth
that Is. som hin.; with no scratches
on it wh:cver. To polish a thing,
however. the very reverse is done to it
it is tilled wit!h very flne scratches
All eyegl:ss lev:ies. glass for mirrors.
furniture. etc.. are rubbed with fine
enery paper and later with an ex
trenely fne powder which gives the
finishing touches iu the shape of very
tine scratches. Now the question arises
as to just how One the scratehes must
be-that is. how far apart they must
be. for big scratches a good distance
ap:art give anything but a polished sur
fa-e. The answer is that the scratches
or ridges be ween must be less than
one-quarter the wave length of the
light that falls on the surface for the
light to be reflected and thus give the
effect of a polished surface. This is
less than one two-hundred-thousandth
of an inh for light waves. No break
Ing up of the wares is caused, and
they consequently are reflected in their
original form.-New York Tribune.
The Offense Defined.
General Craft, an attorney of Terre
Haute. lnd.. was once called into a
jewelry store in the town to settle a
"See here, general." explained the r
proprietor. -if I tnke a watch from
Mr. Smith here and make repairs that
cost LW 10 -ents and thezi keep it
hanging up ,or a week and charge him
'SG when he comnes to get it. what per
contage do I make? We bare been
figuring for half an hour and only get
up to 900 per cent, and tlat is but a
dollar, so we decided to leave It to
"Well." saitd the general graVe,4
"you must know that it is a fact, and
it has been demonstrated by calculat
Ing machines. that at certain points in b
progressive numbers the law govern
ing them changes. In your case the
inw would change long before it reach
ed the SG and wvould run out of per-t
centage and into what is known and 6
designated as iarcenyr." t
s, Skirts and'
-- ' tIhe h
br:znly "W*Vt if' I am lyi'':
Tl w ieiir :isped. burt br-d tC
to. buy' l:uIr." lhe said.
"W.or if' I do?'"
"In !.Iht aflsi f u s horw yovu rs ielf i he
i a v a::i 1 na l a drunflkard-a
l::m whio is rly worth saving. Buft
listen. Do you kiiw hat the liquor
evil ;:. to v certai L:-tent. its own
"Jit thi;. Srcm'eist tell us that
liquo.r is k:1!!n" off th veak and in
f'riir tns;. I:1 that w y you may he
snt ito (loin: somIe goOd. Do you"
Th* bi.r held out his hand.
"Stop r'ight dr, mi?ter." he said.
"and hlp de god vwork along before
you .'ink o' somepin' else."-Boston
"fTIve you any:~ spre ribs:"~ was the
quri -;sked a Pi-rtland husinezss
ii 2n recom . ~hn hie ok down the
te'pom rin-r~v! to .:ns'wer a (::ll.
F1 a 2..m--r i h bsiness L::n
thouIh . he .:: 1: .abi'et of some
th!nw' as:e :xm. and h
m w :: ' one of nly
"''h. I !. - r p:l :. a ~
*r::s r~ y "I it ight I ii:ti
forth a story
: :-of Oakland.
v fl' : :-sked over
:it . -.1, h -:il h d ly brains. lie
-rew.- jrurit ::n' s.1 .Ime very im
llie :: t ' 1hhy who asked
he uin bo *re im. dis.covered that
1" .uime ahu shop and not the
A Thn Who Knew Everything.
Thior. :v st:eisman, was a
of '::n::whin:--.!'s. None had
r+ hd en !"i. gays Mgr. Ga
'ni'l :'ia : i1 "Contemporary
-n..han hi dcir-e lo get every
ol - ;er .Iizi his universal compe
O i foi Ilhe post of di
01-ti' rt lh, S'-e.es manufactory
"17'.: m made for that part
hna i r- - :nd th*eI ue stoppcd.
said his inter
weiaor. "yv i lt hiard to say what
" That's the truth!"
rIpd the st:.e:an ;leefuiy.
One dny ::idrn sail, speaking of a
mn Who:h 1.ecn raised to a high
"U1' is o more s-nit.ed for that office
.:M 1 m to bI r.ist. And yet."
: :C'Cd. '::hing himself up, "I do
Foley Kidney Pills
il reaeb 'iour indivi'ana! ease if you
tve ainy form 0. kidatey and bladder
ouble or uriary' irreg-ularities. Try
em:. Dickson' D~ru'i Store.
*..-. i- I I Soe'-ts a salI tre*
ti < \r'oss two of the braiche:
it !i~s !:icks fsned together witi
tot: 1ibr until a platfori n bout sL
le-t lon- by two feet wi!de has been
construc-ted. On the end of this plat
form inrest the tree trunk it then
builds a huge dome shaped nest a
foot or 1) high with thick sides of In
terwoven thurns. A covered passage
way is then made frow the nest to the
end of the plattform in as er.,oked a
manner as possible. Across the outle
end as well as at short intervals alon-,
the inside of this tunnel are piaced
cunning little fences of thorns with
just space enough for the owners to
pass through. On going out this open
ing is closed by the owner by placing
thorns across the gateway, and thus
the safety of the eggs or young is as
A Detective Story.
I like detective stories; I read them.
I write them, but I do not believe
them. The bones and strueture of a
good deteetive story are so old and
i well known that it may seem banal to
state them eveu in outline. A police
mai. stupid. but sweet tempered, and
always weakl.- erring kin the side of
mercy. walks: :long the streel. and in
the ourse of hAs ordi:nary busines::
find:: a mril inulgaria uniforn kill.
ed with an Australian loouerang in
a Dromptton mik slp. Havin;g set
free alI the imst s1'uspiclois persons In
the story. he then appeals to the bull
dog professional detective. who np
peals to the hawklike amateur detec
tive. The laiter finds near the corpse
a boot lace. a b)utton boot, a French
newspaper and n return ticket from
the Iebrides. and so relentlessly, link
by link. brings the crime home to the
archbishop of Canterbury.-T. E. Ches
terton in Illustrated London News.
A Hand at Whist.
"That was a remarkable hand you
held just now," said the commercial
traveler to his companion at cards.
"Pretty fair, pretty fair. But I've
held a more wonderful hand than
"Yes. Once I was playing whist
and dealt myself a hand of thirteen
"And the funniest part of the matter
is that I only took one trick."
"No, it's not. I played last and
trumped my partner's ace. Ile was a
hasty man, and before I could explain
matters he lost his temper, and the
game broke up in a row there and
then. Funny game whist, isn't it?
Iy deal. I think."
One Was Enough.
3Milton was one day asked by a
friend whether he would instruct his
daughters in the different languages.
"No. sir," be said: "one tongue is
suIent for any woman."
"Da do you think I could deceive
my own little wife?"
"No. I know you could not, but I be
lieve you are silly enough to try."
invite you to
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The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
and has been made under his per.
sonal supervision since its infancy.
Allow no one to deceive youin this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children-Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotie
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea-The Mother's Friend.
CENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
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THE HOME BANK AND TRUST CO,,
MANNING, S. C.
The greatest trouble with our country is that so many of us
continue mortgaging the future. You know how much better
it would be for you if you saved enough money to get on a cash
basis, cut out exhorbitant interest and credit charges and at the
end of the year have the proceeds of your crop clear. Would this
not mean prosperity would follow.
Prosperity for the county means prosperity for us, so we are
interested in seeing you apply sound business principles to your
business so that you may prosper, as thereby indirectly we are
contributing to our own prosperity. In other words, let us be
'J he easiest way to save money and get on a cash basis and
apply business principles is the way that successful business men
always follow, and the first thing the successful business man
does is to open a bank account and watch it, and nurse it and make
it grow against the time that he would otherwise have to buy on
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