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Mrs. J. F. Daniel% of
Sip, Ky., writes: "I Was
so sick for 3 or 4 years,
I had to hire my work
done, most of the time.
I hadgivenup hope. When
I began to take. Cardui, I
knew, right away, ift was
helping me. Now, I am
better than ever before in
S Hy ife,and Cardtidid it"
,The Womanfs Tort
Cardui has helpedthots
ds of weak, tired, worn
out women, back to health.
It has a gentle, tonic ac
tion on the womarij sys
tem. It goes to the cause
of the trouble. It helps, it
helps quickly, surely, safe
ly. It has helped others.
Why not you? It wvU.
Try it Get a botfetodayl
Quite an Expert.
Some time :a' in Ed~inburgh a po
liceman caught a female thief in the
act of stealing a banknote. Seen with
the note in her haud when caught.
much to the surp-rise of the constable
no trace of i cou:d be found when she
was searched; but. the evidence being
so strong. she was sentenced to nine
months' irimeat. On being re
leased she observed the ofticr who had
apprehended her an. going .up to him,
-See. Pm out again!"
."So I see." replied the officer. "But.
I say. what did you do with that note?
I've often wondered. for. you know.
1 caught ycu by the hand that held it.'
Seizing tie policeman by the arm.
she laughed in his face and said:
"You've often wondered. have you?
Well, here it is."
And she withdrew the note from the
upturned cuff of his coat. where she
had deftly slipped it when captured.
Then. waling it in his face, she coolly
walked off.-Pearson's Weekly.
Wise M. P.'s.
It need hardly be pointed out, says
the author of "Fifty Years In Fleet
Street" that to be elected a member of
parliamnent does not necessarily imply
intellectual superiority. Shortly after
thie. urmese war a young civilian.
home on lave, happened to mention
:2ii. yes. Burma." said an M. P. with
whomi he was sitting at table. "I had
a tAephew who was in Burma. only he
usedl to call it Bermuda."
On another occasion. in the month
of \March. some one 'said to M~r. Live
-Th~is is a cruel east wind.''"
"Yes." was the would be witty reply.
"I expect it will be Easter before it is
over." . .
.This was repeated by the author of
*the book quoted to-a respected member
~of parliament, who observed gravely:
S"I fancy he's right I have known it
~to last till Easter and longer yet."
What Makes a Woman~
One hundred and twenty pounds,
more or less, of hone and muscle don't
*make a woman. It's a good foundation.
Put mnto it health and strength and she
amay rumle a kingdom. But that's just
v, ha Electric Bitters grive her. Tbous
_ands bless them for overcoming fainting
-and dizzy spelis and for dispelling weak
Sness nervousness, backache and tired,I
li tless worn out feeling. "Electric Bit
-ters have done me a world of good,"
w ites Eliza Pool, Depew, Ok-la., "and
I thank~ vou. with all my heart. for mak
ing suchi a good medicine." Only 50c.
Guaranteed by all druggists.
Corsica and England.
it is an almost forgotten fact that
for a period of a little more than two
years during the Napoleonie wars Cor
sica was a British possession. After
the evacuation of Toulona the British
governmnent felt !t necessary to take
the island, aind Lord Hood. with Rel
son as brigadier, was -sent to drive out
the French. With the capture of Calvi.
July 12, 1794. where Nelson lost his
eye, the island fell into BritIsh hands.
and George IlL formally accepted tbe
crown of Corsica. appointing, Sir
George Eiliot as British vIceroy and
allowing the Corsicans to retain their
legislative assembly. in 1796~ the tie
tivity of the Frencb navy in other
parts of the Mediter'ra nean resulted in
a sudden decision or the British got'
ernmient to withdraw from the Island
The evacma tion was 'oampleted on Oct.
2G of that year. and Corsica reverted to
ithese (iays of ihi ecst c.f living, a
medidmc; That r--' mar. uip n of be-d
El b~da r ce&.--na ii t i
lm~r hus!.and- fell. f.ur tores ou~t of a1
--ler:- :m oIahe it very 'almly."
--O. e wasu't hurt:'Yo s-ee it was
in Venihr. anmd he could ~ swm."-Bos
Agnes-AXud (di e say~. I looked intel
. e -t (Thdys-Oh. no). indeed: X
:sllu'e y-ou hne said notlhin-r disparalg
Patience: Who's He?
T.e0 old "bred in rhe bone" Corr.ish
:nan of uper Mlichigan is a chara.rer
that once, mnet is not soon forgotten.
While 1te bas ai distinct sense of hu
mor. he is funniest when he least in
tends to be. and this is idue in no small
degree to his peculiar dialect, the lat
ter being not only didicult to under
The following is typical: The boss
went up in a raise where two of his
old re!!able workmen were drilling.
greeting them with "'Ow she coming
up, boysy' "Some slow, cap'n. some
slow." "Well," said he, "ne'er mind,
patience and perce'verance will put un
through." And the captain walked on.
Said one of the men In the raise,
"'Eury, wo be this Patience and this
Perce'verance" "Blowed If I da
knaw, lest be they taw bluddy Fin
landers in tuther stowp."
Half ar hour later found Henry and
his partner demanding their pay up to
date just as the captain stepped Into
the oice. "'Well, me sons. what's I
matter?" "W'ur leavin,' cap'n. If
yaw dha -want they taw bluddy Fin
landers to put an through you can 'ave
'ey. Patience and Perce'verance, 'ay?
You cun 'ave 'ey, you cun 'ave 'ey."
Engineering and Mining Journal.
A Grouchy Clerk.
The clerk in the postoffice was
grouchy. We suspected that he had
been out late the night before, and we
trod lightly and spoke gently. but in I
spite of our decent precautions he
snarled at us. We decided that It
would be better not to address him at
all. So we approached the stamp win
dow at which he presided and mutely t
pushed two copper pennies across the
"Well, what do you 'want?' he
growled. looking at the coppers and
then at us.
"A house and lot," we stammered,
taken off our guard. "but the bedroom
windows must face the south. and the
garden should"- r
But he swore frightfully and, hand
ing I's a two cent stamp, merely ex
"Get out of the line; there are other
customersr'--Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Insect Bite Costs Leg.
A Boston man lost his leg 'rorm the
bite of an insect two years before. To
avert such calamities from stines and
bites of insects use Bucklen's Arnica
Salve promptly to kill the poison and I
prevent inflammation, swelling and I
pain. Heals burns, boils, ulcers, piles, I
eczema, cuts, bruises. Only 25 cents at
Tennyson on Poetry.
Tennyson regarded as "almost the
grandest line in the English language" t
Whose dweling is the light of setting a
Among "the most liquid lines of any
language" he set Gray's <
And drowsy tinklings lull the distant
From Shakespeare this was one of
his favorites for Its Aeschylean quali- i
The burning crestt
Of the old, feeble aridl day wearied sun.
"Hamlet" he regarded as "the great
est creation In literature." Poe wast
is choice of the American poets. "I 1
know several striking poems by Amer- I
lan poets," he once said. Wes there]
ever fainter praise? Seven of his own
best songs he thought were "All Along
the Vasley." ''Courage, Poor Heart of
Stone." "Break. Break, Break," "Theg
Bugle Song." 'Ask Me No More,"
"Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the
Bar."-Kansas City Times. 1
The Best Court of Appeal. t
No o'ne conld say a sharp or bittert
hing with more absolute coolness
han Lord Westbury, who was made
ord chancellor of England in 1861. e
After retiring from the office of lord I;
hancellor he took a very active partt
In the house of lords. sItting as a court I
f anppeals, where hIs colleagues were
L.ord Chelmsford and Lord Colonsay.
ord St. Leonards, who was senior to
hem all, never attended. One day
Lord Westbury chanced to meet him
and said. "My dear St. Leonards, why
on't you come and give us your val
nable assistance in the house of lords?"
"Ah,"' said Lord St. Leonards, "I
should be of no use. I am old and s
:ind and stupId." .1
"My dear lord." 'said Westbury,
"that does not signify In the least. I
m old, Chelmsford Is bllnde. and p
Colonsay Is stupid. yet we make the fl
tery best court of appeals which has C
ver sat in that assembly."
N. J. Gor'ham, Cashier Bank of Wood- d
:ille, Woodville, Ga., had a very severe e
attack of kidney trouble and the pains t1
n his kidnevs and back were terrible. ~
I got a bottle of Foley Kidney Pills I
from cur druggist and they entirely re- r
ieved me, 1 have more benefit from -
hem than any other medicine." The
Dickson Drug Co., Manning, L eo n
Ventriloquism is no science, but mere.
ly a trick in the manipulation of the
voice, which after much practice is
able to be done In a way to deceive. It
consists merely in the varied modifica
tions of the sounds produced in the
larynx in imitation of the modifications
which distance imposes upon the voice.
The essentIal mechanism of ventrilo
quism consists in taking a full breath.
thena keeping the muscles of the neck
and chest lixed and speaking with the
mouth almost closed and the lips and
lower jaw ais motionleCss as possible,
while air is v-ery slowly expelled
trm:gih ax nar'row' glottis. Care Is also
al:en that none of the expired afr es
:me(s through the nose.' MtIuch of the
vn'iloquist's skill, however, in imi
tating sounds coming from pairticular
directions depends on deceiving other
senses than hearIng. The direction
from which sounds reach the~ ear is,
never very clearly distinguished. and
when the attention Is directed to a par
ticular point the imagination is apt to
refer to that point whatever sounds we
may hear.- Philadelphia Press.
The Tree In the Picture.
Iconfess that to me much of the de
lght of an early morning landscape of
Cor-ot or Claude Mfonet is dun In no
s:nl mueasur'e to the music of sing'
ing birds. Though~ not one is to be
seen, 1 am sure they are there.
There is a story told of Corot that he
ws once painting in a wood, while
near hima sat another paInter whose
creed was to record things in nature
ust a they are. Comning over to the
esei or P'ere Corot. he Sd
"Why. vo are not painting this
scne at al.l as it really is. You have
left out that large rock yonder and
put in birch tree-there is no sucb
tree to be seen."
wir b a coa riding smile Corot replied:
-if you'l a: say anything about it, I
Win teii yo whyv I put in that birch.
,. ws to 'kne the hirds."--Atlantic.
The Choice of a Husband
i.s too important a matter for a woman
to be handicapped by weakness, bad
ulood or foul breath. Avoid the.e kill
hopes by taking Dr. King's Life Pills.
New strength, fine complexion, pure
breath, cheerful spirits-things that
win men-follow their use. Easy, safe,
sure 25c at all d-uggists.
Death opens the gate of fame and
qhots the gate of envy after It; It un
loosens the chain of the captive and
puts the bondsman's task Into another
hard Ones Too.
Little Willie-What's the nameof the
feller what calls on yer sister? Little
Johnny-I don't know yet Pop calls
31m something different every time he
Close and Near.
Promoter- Haven't you any close
riends who have money? Inventor-I
iave one, but te Is too close to give up
Mediocrity is excellent to the ey2s ot
Summer colds are hard to get rid of,
nd frequently lead to asthma, bronchit
s, and nay fever. Do not let your cold
ret a bold on you, but use Foley's Honey
jod Tar Compound for quick relief. W.
1. Allen, Chelsea, Wis., says: "We
)refer Foley's Honey and Tar Com
ound to other cough medicines because
t quickly coures coughs and colds. It
vili wara oi a cold if taken in time."
,ontains no opiates. The Dickson Drug
,o., Manning, Leon Fischer, Summer
The strongest king on record, so the
tory goes, appears to have been Calus
Flins Verus Maximus. the son of a.
hracian peasant and emperor of
Rtome. It Is related that with one of
ifs fingers he stopped a chariot dash
ng by at full speed, that he could
[raw a loaded wagon and split trees
rith his hand. This redoubtable soy
relgn was eight feet high, and his
vife's bracelets served 111m for finger
'ings. We have passed over Og. the
ding of Bashan, who 'was nearly six
niles high, drank water from the
!louds and toasted fish by holding
:hem up to the sun and iwho, when 1
Coah refused him shelter in the ark,
urvived those troublous times by wad
ng through the flood, which only
-eached'to his knees, and of Atlas,
dng of Mauritania. who Is saId--to
inve supported the world upon his
Apart from the ordinary risks of sea
ravel.. one of the most comfortable po
itions on a big ocean liner is that of
L member of the orchestra. True, the
ay is not high, but it Is considerably
acreased in various ways. Four and
L half hours' work daily Is all that Is
equired by these makers of melody.
>ut, of course, they have rehearsals
ud sometimes learn several new pieces
a the course of a voyage. The play
Ts are booked as passengers on every
rip and take their meals in the sa
oon. On the first two days of a voy
ige they are not very popular, but on
he third day, when senisIckness ef
'cts are wearing off, there is general
y a lot of appreciatIon for the band.-'
A Judges Charge.
During the time in Ireland when
lueling was first prohibited by law
udge Fletcher was trying at the Sligo
sslzes a man named (enton, who had
:iled another in aduel. The judge In
dfs instructions to the jury said: "Gen
lemen, it is my business to lay down
he law to you, and I wilL. The law
sys the killing of a mian In a duel Is
urder, and therefore ini the discharge
>f my duty I am hound to tell you It
s murder, but!I tell you at the same
ime a fairer duel than this I never
ieard of in the course of my life."
renton was accaultted.
H is Literary Job.
"How's your son gettin' along in
ashngton, Uncle Jim?"
"Fust class. He's got a.llterary Rb
'fres. He puts fresh blotters on th'
enators' desks every mornin'."-Cleve
and Plain Dealer.
An increasing number of people re
ort regularly of the satisfactory results
-om taking Foley Kidney Pills and
mmend their healing and curative
ualities. Foley Kidney Pills are a care
illy prepared medicine. guaranteed to
ontain no harm:.'uI or habit forming
rugs. They can :have only a ben'eficial
ffect when used for kidney and bladder
'oubles, for backache, rheumatism.
eak back or lumbago. The Dickson
brug Co., Manning, Leon Fischer, Sum
anning People Have Found That
This is True.
A cold, a strain, a sudden wrench,
A little cause may hurt the kidneys. .
Spells of backache often follow,
Or some irregularity of the crine.
A 1.plendid remedy for such attacks..
A medicine that has cured thousands
Is Doan's Kidney Pills, a true kidneF
Nany Manning people rely on it.
Her is Manning proof.
Mrs. L. Newman. Manning, S. C'.,.
ts: "I consider Doan's Kidney Pillo'
.colendid backache and kidney remedy
d I can say that they have been used
a my bomne with excellent results. A.
2ember of mny family had a lame ana
ching back, together with a kidney
reakness. Doan's Kidney Pills were
sen in this case and they brought re-l
ef. I have never had need of Doan'sd
Eidney Pills myself, but I have ofter
dised their use, as I know they will
For sale by all dealers. Phiiiee- 5(f#
ets. Foster-Milburn Co., Bufklio.
Ce York, sole agents for the-United
Remember the name--Don.s--and
ake no other.
. H. LESESNIE, A'L w
MANNiNG, S. C.
On First-Class Real Esma~
Purdly & O'Bryan,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,.
Legend of the Death of Kenith.
The deth:b of K,-nith. the alit myth
leaf king of SutlIand. w:rs one or the
most remarkable in 2! hiisiory-tbat
is. If It can eunsistently be cilled a
historical fact. According to the story,
Kenith had killed a son and brother
of the warlike Fennella. She for re
venge caused Wiltus. the imost in
genlous artist of the time. to fashlon
an automatic death dealing machine, a
wonderful statue filled with hidden
springs. levers. etc. When finished
pnd set up this "brazen image" was
an admirable work of art. in its right
hand It held a basin and in the left an
apple of pure gold. both set with dia
monds and other precious stones. To
touch this apple was to dare death, it
being so arranged that one guilty of
such vandalism would be Immediately
riddled by poisoned arrows shot from
loopholes in the body of the statue.
Kenith was invited to come and in
spect the wonder, and, kinglike and
just as Fennella had hoped, he tried to
pluck the precious imitation fruit The
moment his hand touched the in
rusted jewel he was filled with pol
oned arrows, dying where he fell.
When Folks Feared Gas.
In the early days of the last century.
when illuminating gas was first used
Ln London, timorous people talked of
the dangers of suffocation and of ex
plosions to which the gas, which was
tli imperfectly purified, exposed the
tizens. Scientists confirmed these
assertions, and the first gasometers
erected In London by Samuel Clegg so
terrified the people fhat no* workman
would venture to light the gas jets
which had,' been placed on Westmin
ster bridge. But Clegg soon overcame
this difficulty by lighting a torch and
applying it to the burners with his
)wn hands. On another occasion be
tore a- committee of the Royal society
5f London he bored a hole in the gas
bolder and put a lighted candle to it.
to the great alarm of the spectators.
but without causing the slighest acci
lent. Gradually the eyes even of the
most prejudiced were opened to the
Mall Carriers Will Fly.
This is an age of great discoveries.
rogress rides on the air. Soon we may
ee Uncle Sam's mail carriers flying in
11 directions, transporting mail. People
ake a w'oiderful interest in a discovery
hat benefits Aem. That's why Dr.
King's New Discovery for Coughs,
olds and other throat and lung diseas
s is the most popular medicine in Amer
ca. "It cured me of a dreadful cough,"
writes Mrs. J. F. Davis, Stickney Cor
ier, Ve., "after. doctor's treatment and
ai other remedies had failed." For
oughs, colds or any bronchial affection
s unequaled. Price 50c and $1.00. Trial
ottle free at all druggists.
Name For the Species.
A Texas statesman. who knows as
much about poker as he does about pol
Ltics an't as much about politics as he
oes about poker, sat In a little game in
gew York one evening and became ex
tremely annoyed. not to say peeved.
by the lamentations of a man who was
Losing. Finally one of the other play
ers, also Irritated by the constant wall.
told the loser:
"You are one of the greatest monol
3gists I ever listened to outside of- a
"He's not a monologist," said the
rexan tartly. "HBe's a moan-ologist"
The slowest creatures In creation are
mails and certain small beetles. Some
,f them habitually move only a foot or
wo in an hour. but this slowness is
partly due to the fact that they remaiu
otioless at intervals. By measurin;:
the distances covered by snails when
they were kept going constantly It- bas
been found that the maximum speed
af a good healthy snail is five and a
alf feet an hour.
Plenty of Exercise.
Physician (at watering place to pa
tient's husband)-Anld. after, all, the
great thing ror your wife is exercise
Does she take any? Patient Husband
-Take any! I should say she did.
Why, doctor. she changes her dress at
least six times a day.-Londonl Mail.
New 1York Man (In Boston restau
ant)-Waiter. bring me some of what
that man has over there. Waiter-L
ion't think there will be any left, sir.
W~hena he gets through.-Fn.
"Oh. Effle, your new gown and hat
"Yes. . Alfred hasn't recovered yet
from the shock the bill gave him/'
e-Madam, you promised to ober
me. Do you do it? She-Sir, you
promised me your worldly goods. Do
I get 'em?-Baltmore American. _
Notice to Creditors.
All persons having claims against
the Estate of Mrs. Nennie Louisa
James deceased, will present them
duly attested and those owing said
ests~te will make payment to the
undersigned qualified Executrix of
J. F. RICH BOURG,
Sumerton, S. C., Junre 24, 1912.
What They Will Do for You
They will cure your backache,
strengthen your kidneys, cor.
rect urinary irregularities, build
up the worn out tissues, and
eliminate the excess uric acid
that causes rheumratism. - Pre-.
vent Bright's Disesase and Dia
bates, and restore' health andi
strength. Refuse substitutes.
Sumter, S. C.
ruOfc GOer Rnnk of Sumter,.
"W AT'S IHE USE"
.paying some one else more for your supplies and re
pair work than we charge you for the best. We are
well fixed to serve you in any capaciy and solicit your
business "on a square deal basis." We have increas
ed our supply business in every line and guarantee
every article we sell :
THANK YOUFOR YOUR PAST FAVORS.
Get Our Prices Before
TO THlE TINES OFFICE.
TE OF SOUTH GAROUINA
couty of Clarendon.
y ames Md. Windhamf, Esq.. -T nd e
of Probate. 4
EREAS, G. Henry Curtis, miade
Vsit to me to grant hitu Letters
Administration with the Will a
eed. of the estate and effects of
Thse re therefore toecite and ad-I
.oish all asid singular the kin)
re and creditors of the saidi
Chrles K. (Curtis, deceased, that,
thybe and appear before me, in the:
Cort of Probate, to be held at~ Man-~
inS. C.. on the 25thi day of -July
tafter publication hereof, at:
11clok in the forenoon, to show -
case, if any they 1have, why the
sai administrationl should not be
Gven under mny hand this 6th day
of ay, Anno ])ini19. Mal~
Judge of Probate. b
We solicit your
Ceaning and Pressing
ok, and promise promptan
gd service. We have employ
edpressers and cleaners with
exerien ce, and all work entrust:
edto us will be guaraniteed.
Iend your clothes to the Bon
Toreng Club. Never
LOUI Bjl)OMIMO[11~[.- -dainty
- are no
I ~&/~ ~make
ar unavoidable, lbut we cani help
yu through them. We have a
- age stock of New Tubes and
Tres on hand, and the prices
tosupply all your wants and
thnk you for your busimess.
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