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1R Is a international law, but an A wise man, in his own estlmat.on,
Mvzhten one, that a sovereign cannot annunces that a mule kicks because
awfuy require a subject to serve as It doesn't know any better. i will
a egWy =9t in a singular case, and greatly surprisc many students of
ttat of the last, mportance. Never contemporaneous mule life. If ever
theaiao 'no country will ever lack ther was an animal with low cunning
jie R theb or that is required expressed in its eye and Its twitching
of g n is aoradventurons and so wel nostril, that animal Is the mle. Its
pd that thouanads of men would ability toplace a kick whene it will
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Worth Kntowing. The Actor'- Mistake.
The laurel was much in favor n Toole, the English actor, used to get
olden days, as i LOVO " off a good thing occasionally. At din
umphs." Th3 Grech bride wore a ner at a country hotel he was sitting
wreath of myrtle. A bride of today next to a gentleman who had helped
may choose her own flower if s himself to a extravagantly large piece
wishes, stamping it with her individu- of bread. Toole teok it up and began
ality. Some girls take the flower al- to cua slce from it. "Sir," sad the
lotted to the month, especially if the
time happens to be June, with its bread "I beg a thousand pardons,
wealth of roses. Widows usunl .
wear violets, either white or purple, sir, replied the actor, "I mistook it for
or a combination of both. thn o a ly A d
WAGONS. BUGGIES. SURRIES#
call to see us. We expect to get in a few more Fords soon.
but tbey are bard to get now and the factory has sold all
they can make. by October ist. Also a full xline of tires and
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Sumter, c.t . SHAW O . C.
A COLD CUE URIES
If ou want to get rid of that COLD or LAGRIPPE
:!ust purchase twelve of our Capsules, compounded by .
t If taken as directed and they fail to cure, we will
he gladly refund your money.
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Por Sae at U
No.' 1 Pine Shingles, sap,....... $2.25
No.. 2 Pine Shingles, sap,.......1.75
Cup 4 4 Cypress Boards (very durable
for fencing and barn)........ .....$10.00
Cull 4es 8 Cypres Bord (vraual
'The Sap Pine Shingles will lavt at least 8 years on a
roof with proper pitch.
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SWhat Will The Harvest Be? $
Have you ever stopped t'o think of what the narvest of
your life's work will be? Are you storing away part of your
'money crop for tbe winters of old age and misfortune?.
- An investigation wil .sou that our bank would be an
-ideal place for keepiog your funds safely. It's a good plan
for every farmer to have a strong banking connection. You
may want to borrow one of these days; we can negotiate the
- lan for you, on good security, at right rates and without
any red tape. Drop in to see us next time you're in tewn.
Make the call friendly--you don't have to do business every
time you dome in to say "hello."
!Rememaer Us When You Have Money and We'll Remember
- . You When You Need Money.
BANK OF TURBEVILLE.
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U The Edison Mazda Electric Lamp.
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Sporting Goods, Guns and Loaded Shells.
Hardware, Tinware. Crockeryware, Enamel ware.
Buggy and Wagon Material.
Pumps, Pipe and Mill Supplies.
Come to see us. A Hearty Welcome a
We invite you~r inspection .of our ~
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:styles in Ladie's, Misses' and Children's ~
< Hatsa reasonable prices.
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Saving consistently followed is a fine thing and it
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people put faith in you because your judgment is bet
ter than those who don't. I teaches the value of money
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A Ki H.@d1.01; 1QO -e
By HELEN LEWIS, e
The low mountains were drawing
a cool shadow over the hot Kafir val
fey. In the sun
shine the birds
were singing and
But this did not
.-T4disturb the Mittl
sleeping girl who
was lying near
the pond, all sur
I ~rounded by high
C grass. One small
hand she had put
irnderneath h e r
head; instead of a
cushion she had
her rich golden
hair. Long silky
lashes touched her
round cheeks, red
with sleep, and
V? between the cher
ry lips two rows
of - small, pearly
teeth were visible. One shoe she had
kicked off and a lovely little foot was
seen. As she lay there in fairylike
sleep she made a beautiful illustration
for "The Sleeping Beauty in the
And the monster was not far away,
At the edge' of her -white gown
sonethling moved. Somethlig ghostly
dark and vicious. It crept further up
the gown, very careful not to make
itself felt. It crept on and reached
the bosom of the sleeping girl.
Placi: as the night, the. ugly mon
. ster with its long hairy legs moved
on across the white gown and ap
proached her throat, which lay bare
to the grasp of its poisonous, blood
a giant spider, an enormous
17 big nc, which had 'erept out of its
cave. It wa3 at least six Inches in
-d:wneter. It could catch and swallow
a small bird Just as easily as an ordi
nary fly. It was very near her throat
Two Inches-and again two inches
--crept the disgusting monster, and
reached h.-r bare throat.
As it rose on its hind legs, Its dark
hcdy against the white gown, the
black monster kept perfectly quiet, as
it v-an led to prepare its poisonous
fangs b-efre sinking them into the
fresh veins which had tempted Its
The. man who had just reached the
rddle of the small valley stopped
suddenly as If turned to stone. The
shout of joy with which he had meant
to greet the girl whom he had looked
for anxiously d!ed in his throat. How
great the danger In which the little
girl Was hovering he knew only too
well. lie -knew better than anybody
that all wild animals, snakes and poi
sonous Insects Included, bite or sting
aImediately when they are scared.
If. therefore, he let himself be seen
now the monster would follow this In
stnct and sink Its deadly poisonous
fJ)!s Into the girl's throat before it
His brair. was always clear and the
life he had lived had taught him to de
cdoe cuicly. H., Instantly remem
bered that when he had returned from
the hunting and discovered that the
chIld was jnissing he had not hung
up the rifle-ard this i-iflo was loaded.
w'ith, a r'ather small bullet.
As he made every effort to be as
calm r.: possible he lay down ndise
lersly a urI pressed the weapon against
the stone. He was very clever wIth
the rifle, but he did no't dare to take
even the slightest risk.
IIe took a hair-fine aim and the shot
went off. The faint noise of the shot
dId not wake up the girl. But the dis
gusting monster had disappeaed
blown into thousands of pieces In the
First, when It was all over, his hand
trembled. He threw away his rifle,
jumped up and ran toward the little
girl, lifted her In his armns and pressed
her tightly to his breast.. The girl
"Papa-wet," said the little girl, and
looked into his face-which was wet
with cold perspiration-with sleepy
eyes-"Ray dry, papa."
"Yes," answered the father, "I have
been playing William Tell, and It was
a bit tiring."
New and Old Britannic.
In 'bhestowing the name Brittanic
on their latest and greatest ship, the
White Star line has revived a name
famed in the annais of Atlantic ship
ping many yers age. The old ILritan
nic had a tonnage of 5,004, and a
length of 455 feet. She was asrge
screw steamer, built in 1874, sailed
from Liverpool on her maiden 'o'2W'
to New York June 23 of that ,,
and made t'ne large number cf r.'
rour.d-trip voy;ages to New York.
The Btrittanic and her sister sn
the Germanic, were the first ':c.as
reduce the time of passag;e acic;e s
Atlunatic to less thian seven and ahl
days. in 1877 the 13iannic crcs.e.
from QueenL.wn to New Ys:k it
seven day s, ten hours a::d 1iz.' : I
utes, thus beating by three ho:15 l
best previous performance of ny~ eCinL
peting lhIer. The old ship covered
less than' 22::2,9k statute~ miles it.
all, and consumed '62'.003 to::s f ec.
during her epoch-raaki: .. eerc'.
'rho empl oynacnt of p::.-. :s 12.
sixteen In Gs; zaany Iz cc.! a B.'
Vanity of Life.
It would be diTzicult to rival the epi-I
taph of Cardinal Onurhrio which, in
half a dozen words sums up the van
ity cf life-"Here lies a shadow--ashes
-nothing!" and that of Cardinal Ma
zarin's beautiful niece, Marie Mancini,
who, after draining the cup of worldly
pleasure to the dregs, wrote, as she lay
dying, her own epitaph. ':Marie Man
cii Dust and Ashes."
Aunt Sukey came into the house In
high dudgeon. 'W'ut yu reckon dat
crazy boy JIi done, Miss Cessic?"
she demantded. 'Luke tol' him to cut
of dat puppy's tail, an' he says, to
meck it easier foh 'umn, he done cut
it of a ll'l piece at a time!"
Funn~y tha:;t thte very fellow who begs
airl for a lock of her hair inl. the
~our;tship cays when he kisses it so
~ondly~ -ill swear like a trooper If he
unds one of them in .the butter after 1
When in doubt-smile. It is a safe
play at almost any stage of life's game.
But be sure it's the right kind of a
smile-not the fawning smile, not the
smile of fear which is better described
as a grin, but the smile which says
that the world is a pretty good sort of
a place if you don't take it too seri
cu;sly-the'smile that says: "Come on
in, the joke's a good one."-Pictorial
Spared Listeners and Himself.
For humor, combined with brevity,
It would' not be easy to rival. the
French cleric, who, on the festival of
St. James,. was called upon to pro
nounce a panegyric on the saint. "My
brethren," he said, "twelve months
ago I preached a eulogy on the emi
nent apostle whose festival you cele
brate today. As I doubt not, you were
all very attentive to me, and as I have
nct learned anything new of him,- I
have nothing to add to what I said at
Stop That First Fall Cough.
Cbech your fall cough or cold at
onee-don't wait-it may leap. to ser
ious !nne trouble,.weaken your vitality
and develop a chronic lung alment.
Get a bottle of Dr. Bell's Pine Tar
Honey to-day; it is pure 8nd harmless
use it freelvr for that fall coigh ",or
cold. If Baby or Children are stk
give itto them. it will relieve quickly
and permanently. It soothes the irri
tated throat, lungs and air passagies.
Loosens Phlegm, is antiseptic and for
tifles the system against coldsN.Jt sure
ly prevents cold germs from getting a
held. Guaracteed. Only 25c. at your
Our efficient way of catching up with
.our correspondence is to pick out an
evening when nothing special is haP
pening and throw away all the im
portant letters that ought to have been
answered some time within the last
ten or twelve months.-Ohio Stats
--I was annoved for over a year by
attackis of ncute icdiestion; followed -
b'y constiottOn," writes Mrs. M .3
Galia2her, Gedeva, N. Y. "I tried
everything that wa-i recommended to
me for this complaint, buti nothing did
me much good until about four. months
ago I saw Chamberlain's Tablets.ad
vertised a"d procured a bottle of threM
from our druggist. I soon realized
that I had srotte.n the right thing for
th'-y helped me ;t one.-. Since takin
two b'ttle4 of the m I can eat hearil
without auny bad effects." Sold by a
Some 'men are so accustomed to
thinking 1n liquid measure that we
suppose the way they would put it
is that a glass of prevention is worth
a quart of cure.
Salt in the Ocians.
The salt contained in the oceans Is
estimated .t more than 4;300,0M0 cubie
miles, or enough to cover the United
States with a layer 1.6 miles deep.
What do we live for if not to make
the world less difficult for others?
If vou are ever troubled with aches,
pains or soreness of the muscles, you
will apprectate the good ~ qualities of
Camberlain's Liniment. Maby suffer
ers from rieumatism and sciatica have
used it with the best results It T's es
pecially. valuable for lumbago and
lame back. For sale by all Dealers.
One'as Hcrd as the Other.
"The training of children Is a con- -
fessedly diinceult task,", says an edi
torial writer. No more difficult than;
the training of parents. Many chil
dren find the task of conquering the .
prejudices and old-fashioned ideas of
father and mother almost hopeless.
'Rheumatism Pains Stopped.
The first application of Sloan's Lini
ment goes right to the painful part-it -
penetrates without. rubbintz-it stops
the Rheumatic Pains around- the joints
and gives relief and comfort. Don-<
suffer! Get a bottle to-day !it is a
family medicine for all pains, hurts,
bruises, cuts. sore throat, neuralgia
and chest pains. Prevents,. infection.
Mr. Chas. H. Wentworth. Califonia,
writes:-"I did wonders for my Rheu
matism, pain is zone as sono as I apply
it. I recommendled it to my friends as
the best Liniment I ev'r use~d." Guar
anteed. 25e. at your Druggist -Adv
When Atticus once discovered a
treasure of gold while digging under
a house he sernt news of his discovery
to the emperor, Nerva, from whom he
received the laconic reply: "Use it."
And when In his diffidence he protest
ed that it was too large a sum for his
own personal use, the emperor re
sponded: "Then abuse It." *
Po-Do ILax Banishes Pimples.
Bad Blood. Pimp. Headaches,
Biliousness. Torpid Li ver, Corati pation
etc., come from lndige-s:ion. Take Po
D-Lax. the n'esant atnd absolntely
sure Laxative,' ar.. you won't suffer
from a deranredl Stomach or othcr
troubes. It wili ton'e up the Liver and
purify the blood. Use ;t regularrly and
you will stay well, have clear complex
ion and stead v ne-rves. Get a 50c. bo:
tie to-day. Mo::ey back if not satisfied.
"Mamma," es:oile s:'mal i Eduo ti:3
first tirme sh i. :. ome r ;: '
rot. "wa~s thatr::.-i
an Eastcer e -?
To the Manor Born.
A lady accosted a little girl who was
entering one of the fashionable N'ew
York flats where she knew the rules
were exceedingly strict, and after
some little conversation, said: "How
is it you live In these flats? I thought
they would not take children. How did
you get In?" "Why," replied the child,
'I was born In."
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
"I advised the boys' when they en
lsted for the Spanish war to take
chableran's Colie, Choiera an~d
iarro"ea R~emedy with them. an~d
nave received nmanyv than~ks for. the ad
rice giveo," writes J. HI. Uoughlandt.
~:!doc. Iowa. "No personn w hethe:
r'jling or at home should b? wyithout
:his treat remedy. For sale by all