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"luow .irica"' is a s!oiau that
ihould 1ia: m't from evry school
t iou No an nisti( to
zet and no ne c*n it so d
tiuguilshed a tie Cntil he is vwi tC
formed of the resources. tossibiitixI
and achievements of our country.
Tmus is a conmerciai age andci e
ilization is bearing its 'nest gciden
fruit In America. We are tc o
our industrial achievements as 1ypt
was noted for her pyramids; Jerusa
lem for her religion; Greece for her
art; Phoenicia for her icets; Chaldea
for ber astronomy and Itotue for hcr
laws. Likewise we have mena who will
go down in the world's history aa pow
erful products of their age. For, stand
ing at the source of every gigantic
movement that sways civilization is a
great man. The greatest minds travEl
in the greatest direction and the com
mercial geniuses of this age would
have been the sculptors, poets, phil
osophers, architects, and artists of
As Michael Angelo took a rock and
with a chisel hewed it into the image
of an angel that ever beckons man
kind upward and onward, Hill took
the desert of the Northwest and with
bands of steel made it blossom like a
rose, dotted the valleys with happy
homes and built cities in waste places.
As Guttenberg took blocks of wood
and whittled them into an alphabet
and made a printing press that
flashed education across the con
tinent like a ray of light upon
a new born world, McCormick took
In discussing the commercial
achievements of this great age, we
shall approach the subject as the
historian chronicling events. This se
ries will endeavor to record in writ
ing the supremacy of American men
and industries In the world's affairs
and perptuate an appreciation of our
marvelous industrial achievements by
presenting simple facts, figures and
comparisons that are overpowering in
America holds her proud place
among the nations of the earth today
on account of her supremacy in trans
portation facilities. The mighty minds
of the ago are engaged in the prob
lems of transportation, and the great
est men in the history of the world's
commerce are at the head of the
transportation systems of the United
In the discussion of transportation,
let us consider separately our Rail
ways, Telegraph and Telephones, Ex
press, Public Highways, Steamships,
Street Railways, Interurban and other
forms of transportation, and this ar
ticle will deal with railways.
. The U~nited States has the largest
mileage, the best service, th~e cheap
est rates, pays labor the highest
wages, and we have the most efficient
ly managed of the railways of the
world. They stand as a monument to
the native genius of our marvelous
builders, and most of the railroads in
foreign countries have been built
under American orders.
The railroads represent a larger in
vestment of capital than any other
branch of human activity. The mile
age in the United States exceeds
Our transportation facilities are the
most perfect product of this great com
mercial 'age and the telegraph and tel
ephone systems of this nation crown
the industrial achievements of the
whole world. These twin messengers
of modern civilization, born In the
skies, stand today the most faithful and
efficient public servants that ever
tolled for the human race.
They are of American nativity and
while warm from the mind of the in
ventive genius have, under American
supervision, spun a net-work of wires
across the earth and under the seas.
Telegraphy, in its early youth, nmas
tered the known world and the tele
phone has already conquered the
earth's surface, and now stands at the
seashore ready to leap across the
No industry in the history of the
world has ever made such rapid strides
in development and usefulness, and
none has ever exerted a more powerful
influence upon the civilization of its
day than the Telegraph and Telephone.
Their achievement demonstrates the
supremacy ot two distinct types of
American genius-invention and organ
The industry was peculiarly fortun
ate in having powerful inventive intel
lect at its source and tremendous
minds to direct its organization an~d
growth. It is the nmost perfect fru~it
of the tree of Aaterican idustry aind
when compared wvith its European ccon
temporaries, it thrills every patr:oticI
American with tri'>.
Am-bitous you enindnonmoe:::-'
I S Cured-no cti
from bu.sinless. I
YOU know. Ca
Piles, Nerve, Bloo
and women. 25 years' experience.
REGISTER, 506 Union National Ba::k
Two Car Loads of Bugj
Two Car Loads
Sumten S yPhone
stools~~ ~~~~~ tfteIlo:eicvr a:
world's V iaCes rouh Ki ngs to our
)' S' U..tef
ca~shier's wt' indows, the nations of t'..2
earth to our* discount desks and placed
under the industries of this nation a
financial system as solid as the Rock
Thecre is no study quite so Interes.
ing as progress; no sound so magic
as the roar of industry and no Sight
so inspiring as civilization in acton.
A full realization of Amnerica's part In
the great events of the world past,
present and future will thrill ever.,
humar heart with pride, patriotism
and faith in Republican institutions.
Through the cu tesy of thi nAgri
cultural ard Commercial Press Sr
vice, the readers of this paper wvill be,
permitted to study America; her a
rcultural. manufacturing and min
eral developmnent, mnercan tile, bank
isg and transportation systems whichl
are the wonder of the world. The
first article of the series ill deal
with transportation and will appear
at an early date.
the accepted distance fromo the earth
to the moon. We thad in 1911. the
last year in which ingures for ali
countries are available, on the
earth's surface, 639,981 miles of rail
way dividej as follows: United States
241,199, Europe 207,432 and other
countries 191,350. The United States
has tS per cent of the world's mileage,
seven per cnt of thae estimated pop
ulation and about ive per cent of the
area. The tctal capital Inested in the
railways of the wvorld is on th.0,
000, divided as follows: United States
$13,000,00,000 Europe $~,.50.000,00
a countries 91,3500Te0.Sa.
a educed to a mileage basds the cap
see prcntoTtee timte ord
talization is as follows: ce orld
$78,000, United Strtes $54,000, Europe
$124,090, and other countries $59,000.
A comparison of rates is equally as
interesting and the United States
takes the lead In economy and serv
ice. The average rate per ton per
hundred mile haul is as follows:
United States 76c, Great Britain $2.53.
France $1.44, Germany $1.44, Russia
92c, Austria-Hungary $1.30, Italy $2.30
and Switzerland $2.S2.
The average yearly pay of all rail
road employes In the principal coun
tries Is as follows: United State~s
$757, Germany $392. Italy $345, Aues
tria $322. Great Dritain $279. France
$200 and Russia $204.
About 30 per cent, or 1SS,000 miles.
of the railways of the world are
government owned. About half the
railway mileage of Europe is govern
A comparison of the economy, in
time and money and the convenience
in travel, will be made in a later
spiring company than the fellowship
of the giant intellects that constructed
this marvelous industry and a journey
along the pathway of its development,
illuminated at every mile-post of its
progress by the lightning-ilashes ol
brilliant minds, will be taken at a very
A brief statistical review of the in
dustry brings out its growth and mag
nitude in a most convincing and un
The telephone service of the United
States is the most popular and efficient
and its rates are the cheapest of the
telephone systems of the world.
We are the greatest talkers on earth.
We scud CO per cent of our commnuni
cations over the telephone. The world.
has about 15,000,000 telephones and of
this number the United States has ap
proximately 9.540,000, Europe 4,c20,000
and other countries 1,300i,00. Accord
ing to tha latest world telephone een
sus, the total telephone investment is
$,06,000.000 and of this amount $1,
05,000,. ' was credited t the United
States. $06e~ in Eur-p and'
$175000,000 in other countriua The
annual telephone conversatio::s tota!
24,600,000,000 divided as iolle. I- Un
ed States 15Ge0000 Euoe .i
000,000, and other countrie 22~
'000. The t0:tl world wireW-2.
folows: Unxud Stt .'- .000, -
rope 1t.33,00 Ct ::d o h r eeunt:es
j.25. Abo~ut -si- pr ceLt .,
the v:o)rin pouato ::na m2ty-<'
no pain ,, no .daner, no0 detention
estimoniais furnished from people
on or write me~ for particulars antd
nrg;my advanced method of treating
U, Skin and special diseass of men t
Coslion t re. R. .
t at and
c s ? :4t.ForP) Cx': a a Et ec
Err r most use
fut prp- ne *.v
Ten- -: z e .
garutu ~ r. as mos gattf ehuidi
of0 ~th ai. If:e ar is to dr. as
is often the cas' in sta he ted ite
riors, plants v''l withr an d die.
P~Irds, lue h":nan being. demand
ox~ygen. If the.rc be a deficiency of
this iement, the fact is peedily ecvi
dort in th. drooping spiirits of the
birds, their reduced activity and their
Thirty Six For 2S Cents.
Dr. King' New Life P'ills are now
su ppied in well-corked zlas bot: I. -
eas~ini:::: so a :atewite it.,
t: . i : re ul-. C.heap :1 -LI
01:onca :' use Ge t buhttue I o:.i :ty.
>.a: a:l a
Judgino R.Cil:us Sincerity.
Brother Philade," said I to ome
head de:.e n t e . -h ?r a ty, "i;: !d
you judge' If nzn's religiofs sinceri.y?'
''iWel, r ed te old feilel. 3uha
smile, if the-y e'lo;g to our churtc I
consut m1y ledgzr. li they. belong tc
seine otner .:hurch I g. to the :es
urer of that(I enu ch." j-hilantder is our
church tn:aSurer.-ans City Star.
Neuraigia Pair~s Stopped.
Yctu ;bont need to 3::er thos~e -
ittm ; . :-.;paus in :tfacet ed
1T.: a2 f . ,-:.v of oM ia e nm's
.fe. and the worl wi :Ok brinter.
cta th oday: o:nos fo di.
i: al.:ir . .- - ' ir w
Men who cranmed their necks and bus
tied against euch other to get a look at
the girl on exhibition in one of the
store viudhv:s were given the laugh
by womt n the crowd. The I Iutter
ng of the girl's parasoi, and the blo
ing of her dress convincd the men
that they were iooking at a "liing
model, and it vas not until they hadc
gazed at it fo- some time that timey
discovered they had been fooled. y
crrangcnts of fars the breeze z i
ty blew;e gow ; torn by th'
ax fi;rw, and als..her parasol. Hr
air v~as bio. a about her face in. a
mot bevitchin;g fahion and mere
han oae man exclaimed, "Isn't she a
ach: and discovered his error when
tie womlen in the crowd snickered.
Worcester~ Post. -
SOny a Few CanGo.
Those h do a. have to omsidr
-xen hore nowli'' teigi to itt-ath i
ors to g'et rid of ipurtioe in the a
em til co rheutn~ism, baikn nehe
cing oi' tint's I. Iol and musle b*-. If
-ng cannt "o 't fee] you need -lief
rmf tain a d irervn. et.l Kid
tha ithe we '-.tori the kidrey
odel, n iv nd mItake yotu feel wel and
trom: Di nt flrtsomD Stire.-Ad .
Pat h~ac just arriveel from the I!,mer
ad Isle andI Le va-' feeling very hun
gry, as he had rot (Mtenf tn::thintg since
four o'clock last evenflng and it was
now eight o'cleck:I i'.ch ::iornig S-o
e wetnt imto a rest:,urant cto e by and
ased~ the waiter how ::.uih :. II he
chargo himi for Lreakfast. "A Iluarter."
eikac the waiter "Wel. ho.': mutch
ill .e charge nim for myv dinne.."said
at. "Thirty-tivec cents," repI:ied tho
wait-:. "Welil. whxt will ye chrge me
fr my suppter. then?" "Tw~enty cen:ts,'
was the reply. "Then. If ye please, will
re~ gi-: mae my sup r'" si~d f'at
Be Sure Yei Get This
Old Reliable Cough Medicine
Imnitation~s shvays follow the trail of suc
cess Hund&ed- ar mtatiora have come aud
go:.I sinc I 2.'s H oNEY AND TARl CoMe
rot su bean. ,11 years ago, to loosen the grip
of coughs and ctl.is.
Be wei you get the genui'i'
Foley's Heaey and Tar Compound
find acoid t*~ze names that sound likte it.I
.Uere are three easy ways to tell the
enuine. 1st-The name of "Foley's."
-7 * .Beehive on the yel
4v low package. You
cannot get a sub
Sstit ute to do for you
110:3Y .ND Tat
C'onriot~n will do
-for (co ughs~, cods,
croup, bronch al and lagrippe coug'hs,
threat and lung~ trule. iluy it of
your druggK': a::d b)e safa.
***iVERY UJSER is A FRlEND).
Dik I. )rug Stur'-.
Of The Sucess!a Bus -
Flowers Bloom on lcebergs.
Arctic explorers often report the dis
covery of f-onxers blooming on icebergs.
The explanation of this is as follows:
It appears that some animals carry
on their feet a growth of moss, which
IS donoskted on the ice while It is at
tached to the mainland in polar re
gions. h time this decays and forias
a shallow sofl ta which the seed (of
buttercups and dandelions often find a
lod:., born'a' by currents of wind
that doultless caught them up in some
cthern cime. These take root and
yhic whea the great gleaming ice
bl,- floatr ost to sea and is carried
sc--_d soft winds melt
the surtece and ;,.. .- the plaats the
noisture they need.
hi~t tr. : (2 suuninee cold. A
ia cah l~ cau!ics broken slep
: .w' your Xiality. Foley's lon
.d T (A CompIund soothes and
S . iilainti 1 nombranes, stops
i ....n in throat :ud clears stu!Ty.
Vh . hreathing. Codtains no opi
ets. chilkren like it. --ood for all colds
-ou1'sl.. crou p and bronchial alTection.
Dickson D'rug Store.--Adv.
New Market fcr ivory.
Although in rcc.at years the ivory
imported into London has decrjased,
the falling oK hat: 1:cn caused by a
new ma-ket having becn created by
the opening up of the Congo free state.
The ivory coming frni that region is
now sold in Antwerp, so that when the
quantities sent to both markets are
put together the total imports actually
,how an hmcrease.
To Preserve Your Health.
The kidoeys are the great health
preservers, Rheumatism, backache,
eadache. sore muscles, stiff joirt3
-rine when the kidneys are out of or
1er and fail to properly filter the blood
-'oier Kidney Pills tone up tired and
iseased kidneys, banish backache and
;top sleep disturbing bladder troubles.
Dicksons Drug Store.-Adv.
in Cause for Worry.
Mrs. Blank had secured a new and
nost excellent cook. and, having lost
;everal equally good cooks through
he subtle workings of Cupid, she was
i little disturbed wh:-n she came
icross her valued Amanda walking in
he park with a man. The next day
:he said to Amanda: "I saw you
walking In the park with a gentleman
-esterlay afternoon, Amanda. I hope
e will not be t king you away from
ne some day.' "TA, ma'am, don't you
>e skeered none about that," replied
Xmanda. "In the first plaic he an't
o gentleman. am' in the next place
es my huseans. Don't Toe t ocry
Women fuer as aueb. ft me do
from iditestion and constipation and
equire the same scientific reniedy to
keep the stomach sweet, the liver ac
Live and the bowels regular. Foley
Cathartic Tablets ate wholesome and
:leansing. do not gripe or cause nausea.
Stout people say this is the one cathar
,ic that takes away that over-full and
loged-up feeling. Dickson Drug
The One Exception.
James, haled before the beach, was
chrged with poaching. It was a mis
take on the part of the police, and
James was indignant. Quivering with
rage he de-ied that he bad ever on
this or any other ocasion. shot a bird
out of season or beronging to some
one else. " Oh. I say now!"' protest
ed the magistrate. "Do you mean to
tell me you have never in your whale
life poat led a bird?" "Yes, I do,
sir!" rnewered James with convictkr.
"Never in my life have I sh'ot a 'ird
that I hadn't a right to-ne':.:< e:t
cept once. and that was a rabbit
what I clumped over the head v~Ut a
, Sleep Well in Summer.
Slighit informnaton of the bran'lhiai
utbe' causes a ds zres:.ing cou:: h and
nakes 'Jep impo-sible. Foley'. lion
:ia:a Tar Comnp'undI stops tha' :annouy
ng tickling and relieves the rac'k:ag,
.irinz cough. Go.:d for all rougiths,
~olds, oce and brornchial ait c' ins.
)icksons ' uig Store.-Adv
Eighteen Years in Cold Storage.
It is an axiom of good cooking that
ef should be well hung before being
ent to the chef, but the owners Gl. a
~ertain hind-.'uarter which w~as ex
ibited at S::ithfield market in Lon
on recently have s.urely gone to rath
ri eYtreme lengths in this matter, for
hey have kept it in cold storage for
S years. When it was taken "'off tho
c,' so to speak, and looked at by ex
erts armed with ncthing more
ormidable than magnifying glasses.
hey unajnimously reported that it was
~til sweet and sound, and apparently
acking but little in nutritive 'quali
es. A piece was cut off and sent
o the analysts so that they might
sertain b1y scientific methods exact
ywha:. chemnieul chaues, if ay. It
;ad und~.ergor.e. The now famous joinlt
aS h..1d in 15%', and sold to a firm
f mihtary contractors at 31alta, who1
clairncd it in thcir cold store there
.: .perimnental purposes uu;.il the
:vrnmcnt took over their warehouse
onie mnc::tis ago, when the <;uarter
A M'staki Made By Many.
av an ls die"urbinir hi'adder wo'm
I inown. th k'h~ and bac'lde'r
ThL OF 800 TH OARflUNA'
County of Clarendon.
m . .ar *n.i. in. th Cort :i l'ro
G te: oe ta hUn ltt dof
.i. .\ . \l.'D I.\ .
H eu Kow it
The mat wno really practices what
The strong appeal of outdoors for physical profit
as well as pleasure.
SUMMER TOURIST FARES
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
Premier Carrier of the South,
May 15 to September 30, final return limit October
31, 1915.. Many attractive resorts furnished by
the Southern Railway Let us holp you plan your
W. H. CAFFEY, Division Pass. Agt., Charleston, S. C.
Alcolu Railroad Co.
TIME TABLE, NO. 14.
Effective Sept. 1, 1914. Supersedes Time Table No. 13.
Station Train No. 1 Train No. 2 Train No. 3 Train No. 4 Mi,
Read Up. Read Down. Read Up. Read Down.
Aleolu Ar. 8:30 a.m. Lv. 10:15 a.m. A r. 5:00 p.m. Lv. 8:15 p.m.
MeLeod Lv. 8:20 " " 10:20 " Lv. 4:50 " " 8:20 2
Harby 8:15 " " 10:25 " " 4:40 " " 8:25 " 9
Durant 4 8:03 " " 10:35 " 4:25 " 8:30 " 1
Sardinia " 7:50 4 " 10:50 " " 4:10 " " 8:45 " 12
New Zion " 7:40 " " 11:30 4 " 4:00 " " 8-50 " 14
Beards " 7:35 " " 11:10 " " 3:50 1 " 8:55 " 1 5
Seloc 7:30 ' 11:25 " " 3:35 " " 9:05 " 11
Paroda Jt. " 7:15 " " 11:40 " 3:20 " " 9:15 " 20
Hudsons " 7:10 " " 11:55 " " 3:10 " " 9:20 " 21
Olanta 7:00 " Ar. 12:05 p.m. " 3:00 " Ar. 9:30 " 25
Train No. 1 and No. 4 are Passenger Trains.
Tra! No. 2 and No. 3 are Mixed Trains.
Daily except Sunday.
***** cLeods, Ha'y, Durants, Bearddand Hudson are flag stations.
P. R. ALDERMAN, T. M.
Alcolu. S. C
Follow the Crowds
Tornado Sale !
Goods at Your Own Price
wish will be
Saye money now. _
Small savings have been in many instances the Imeans of
aking the first payment on a home.
The fact that you have a Bank account brings about a con
dence which results in better terms of purchase than you could
ake if you did not save. It is not so much the money as it is the
bading a Bank aocount gives you-That's where we can help
ou. Begin with one dollar.
The Bank of Manning.
T H ERE IS A
Our Mule Pen, Buggy Repository,
Harness and Wagon Houses are Full.
We are today doing business with
a thousand satisfied customers who
were directed to us by their fathers
Fourth Car Mules
A lokto arrive next Monday.
A lokand our price, and goods make
you a customer-G-uess the Reason.
D. M. Bradham & Son
June 1-2-3 1915.
Tickets on Sze May 29th to June 2Wd,
inc., limted - June 10th. Extension and
stop-over p- deges. For
rates, schedeLs, reser
vations, etc., CAl on
H D. Clark,
Agt. x OASTIs
' I' N E
ATLANTIC COAST LINE E
STANDARD RAILROAD OF THE SOUTH
Fo CasH or on Time with Aproved
Nitrate of Soda,
and Ammoniated Fertilizers with or with
out Potash. Better see us before placing
BIllI OIL KILL.
Manning, S. C.
TO THE TINES OFFICE.
IA COLD CURED FOR
.If you want to get rid of that COLD or LAGRIPPE &
Sjust purchase twelve of our Capsules, compounded by -
us. If taken as directed and they fail to cure, we will
gladly refund your money.
DICKSON'S DRUG STORE.
There's a great variety of useful articles required
in the kitchen for cooking purposes, and we have
them all in superior quality. Kettles, Tea and Coffee
Pots, Broilers, Saucepans, Fry Pans, Cake Tins,
etc., we have in the most excellent makee. They are
of the finest block tin, and formed in a way that
makes them most durable. Whether you need a
whole kitchen outfit or an odd thir.g, it is here.
SWhat Will The Harvest Be? $
H~ave you ever stopped to think of what the harvwest of
your life's work will be? Are you stor'ing away part of your?
n~ onev erop for the winters of old age and~nmisfortne?. -.
An in ~igto will you .t u bank w~ouhi be a
ideal place for keeping your;funds atfely. ftS aL good pi'an
*A or every farmer to have a strong banking co'n.eetion. Yout
may want to borrow one of these days: we can rnegotiate the
. loan for you, on good security, at right rates and without -
any red tape. Drop in to seelus next time you're in tewn.
Make the call friendly-you don't have to do business every
time you come in to say "hello."
9 Rememaer Us When You Have Money and We'll Remember
9 You When You Need Money.
BANK OF TURBEVILLE.