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the coming season. If y
order yet, do so at once.
the best Flues and canyfil
Now is the time toll
Stove--we have them1jn)
of general hardware is c<
* ways pleased to serve yon
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mint here a>
act like litti
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n g Flues everyday for
ou haven't placed your *
We make nothing but
I your orders]promptly. R
)uy]that Detroit Vapor
;tock.1 [Inifact our)line
)mplete 'and we are al
ridges around the
that crisp dollar ?
ee I turn it right
brother from the
ad the little ridges
:e cogs that propel
of my finance.
achinery is going.
L to the best bank
iity which is the
and Trust Co. and
o the cashier, who
e of any further -=
mnust be a pretty
because, at the
~r year there is a
f money .in that
never put in that
Strange Sources "From Which
Pigments Used by Modern
Painters Are Derived.'
PRESERVATION OF SURFACES.
Crude but Effective Processes Employ.
ed by the Egyptians and Greeks of
Pliny's Day-Noah Prudently
Waterproofed the Ark.
Whether paint was invented In an
swer to a need for a preservative or to
meet a desire for beauty Is a question
fully as knotty as the ancient one about
the relative time of arrival of the
chicken or the egg. It was invented,
though, and It serves both purposes
equaiily ; so whether it is an offspring
of mother necessity or an adopted son
of beauty remains forever a distilted
The first men, cowerIng 1Under the
fierce rind glaring stills of the biblical
countries, constructed rude huts of
wood to shelter thetn. The perisiath-.
nature of Itese struittires can1ed 'pil
deciy, and it Is probable that .the oc
cupants, seeking sote artilltaI tmeans
of preservation, lift 1pon the pgiiments
of the earth in their search. It is per
haps naturna to suppose that It. was
the instinct of preservation that led
men to the search, although the glories
of the sunsets and the benuiles of the
rainbow onay have created a desire to
tintite those wonders In their own
The earliest record of the appliea.
tion of a preservative to a wooden
structure dates from the ark, which
Was, according to the Bible, "pitche'l
withli nid without." The pitch wars a
trItitnph of preservation whatever it
lacked as 11 thing of beauty.
D3ecoration apletd to buildings first
comes to light with ancient Iabylon,
whose walts were covered with repre
sentations of hunting scenets and of
combat. 'Tliese were done In red and
the methodi followed was to alitt the
scene on the brieks at the titmie of
mian tufiactut re, assuring permanence by
baking. Strictly speaking, this was
not 1)aintinlg so) munch as It wyas the
earltest mtanifestjition of our own fa
The first Iebrew to mention paint
Ing is Moses. In the thirty-third chaip
ter of the book of Numbers ie in
st ructs the Israelites, "Wh~ien ye have
passed over the Jorhtn Into ithe land
of Cantaain. teiet shall ye drive out all
the iiabitants of the land from he
fore you and destroy all their pie
lu'es. . . ."
At later perhlits the Jiews ndniteel
many e.lstols of the pelptes who siy
cessively' obtainedl power over theta
atin in the apocryphal book of the
Maluehees Is fouan thls aillusIon to
the art of de.oratting, "For as the 'u
for tilbler (f a new house Iltist care
for the wile builing, hit he that
ulndertalkethn to set it out andi paint it,
must seek ot things for the adorning
Althughii 1111 or gives credit to a
(reek for the discovelry of paint, the
alltsiis to it in the books of Moses,
tiahlttimitel uiily cases of the t~gyp.
ttind an~ thtl le le-c'ra Fted watts (of ihhy~3.
loitian Ifil'Thebest. ii Its origin ait a i
perlodt Iiong anticeden'lt to) the (reeian
eta1. 'PTe walls olf 'Thebies wvere pa init
ed 1,900) yeairs before Ithe cotminig of
Clhrist an til lfi years -before " 'Omer
SmnOte his blooiti' lyr1e4."
Thiie G reeks reecognlized the valI ne of
it a a preservai54'tive and) iii1f mde tse
of someliIIthing 1(k1il Ito it thir ships1).
Ptliy witIes or the mode14 >f hol in g
wIIx indi pininlg ships wIt I t. after
whiich, tie continuesl, "iieiithi the sea,
nor Itle wi fIl, ntor' the sun enn i destroy
the' weia 'Iti tIS isiroecedi."
'lT.' Iionmns, bin g essentially a
wat ike pteopte n iever broutght th le dec
oraitin (of b41 iltigs 1t) the Igh planie
it hlad reatcheid withi the Greeks. For
man1 Iy strutct files whoise mi a-ral decora
tIons arte in fa . sthaipe todiay. rThe
colors tiseid were glaring. A black
backgr'otind was thle ui one anad t he
etzbbiationts worked thiereoni redl, yet.
low and bile.
In the iearly Chit 'stian era the 118e of
miosales for chtifrches someiwthat siut
planterd mual painting. Stilt, dutrfing
the reIgn of J1 istiniIan the Chuiirch oIf
Saint Sophint wats bui1lt at Conlstan il tno
pie and Its waills were adornied wIth
lIn lliidern'times110 the tuse of paInt
have Corneit to he 1aI numlerouis afs its
mfyrlnti shades and tlnts. Paint Is
tiihte in tiat its n11me1 .15 nil syn
nytm an fti or It I tere is no subetlitt
materlial. 1I4'rend is the0 stng of life, blut
paini Is fthe life oIf the staff.
No one thinks of thle e'xterior of a
woodenll h11tiltfig niow ex cep t it te'rmis
of pa Int cot di. tnt eioriIs, too, from1
downi to Itie iowhI est kit1hen1 tenaillII,
alli recvue t heir trotoctivye cover ing.
Siteel, so oft en tassuoilattoi wIth iu'ment
re-enforcing, Is :1, iintedi Oe'forei It goes
to gIve sillit y to1 the manu 1filetur~ed
stonie, 'The hutge gIrders iof the sky.
scrapers are datuhed an ulgly but1 eli..
dient red underneath thte sulrfaee (ont
of blac0k. P'erhaps the best examlttte
of the value of paInt on steel is foundl
In the venerable Brooklyn brlldge, on
which a gang of painiters is kept go
Ing continually. It Is nearce possIble
to thInk' of a sIngle mantufactured ar
tIeo whteeb does not meet. palint some
where In the- course of Its construfe
~n en lit pui tegf'WD lnto the4
When Cotton Seed
Was Dumped in Creeks
because there was no market for it, it mattered little
how much was wasted in planting. Now- you
simply can't afford to use an out-of-date planter be
Avery "Memphis No. 10"
Will Pay for kiself
with eaed it saves. It nuts ocp tilted back without isin.;
toe riht qtutity of seed in a tool of an'y kin,.
the jiroun d, at a uiniform TheK. co)rl p o:&,:s :re extra
depta., and cove rs .- ropr' - I , j i hoe
ly. Planting p la e s a e chance ' to fill. This means
driven by two pitmansi-n. no bare s:,ots in the field.
chairs to slit) Oft or co,;
wheer to w e a r ouit o o nein andit')s slow you
maother '"ootd zoint.; that[ maket
th "emleiohi; No. 10" the
HoI)t)er can b. lited oi t avoriteofaOouther-1'. :- n fatrnezr.
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CAR OF REL) CEDAR SHINGLES
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PAXVILLE, S. C.
T. W. FLEMMING
* Just arrived-I car
NO. 1 TIMOTHY HAY
jComing this week
TWO CARS BRICK
New Zion, S. C.
Dr. A. B. Jenkins, an exper
ienced Registered Pharmacist has
just arrived from the front. He is
now in charge of the Prescription
Brown's Drug Store
Bring in your Prescriptions,
(they will have the the most careful
cornpounding either day or night
from our complete stock of drugs.