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Our Toxon Government.
MAYOR-P. A. Hodges
ALDERMEN-0. 8. Chaffin. Fred G.*
Hollis. P. A. MeKellar, J. O. Breeden
CLERK & TREASURER-O. D. Eastor
ling, O?ioo iu o' urt kouso.
Potitos-W M Atkinson, Jarnos Har?
Marlboro Oounty Officers.
SHRRIFF-J. B. Oroon
CLERK OF ?OURT-J. A. Drako
JUDGE OF J>UOBATE-M. MoLaurin
CORONER-G. A, MoOaU
SUPERVISOR-Frank Manning, Jr.
Son. EDUCATION-A. L, Eastorliog.
TREASURER-N. B. ltogors
Aux<i-ron-Jamos P, Campboll
SENATOR-Thoa. I. Honors
?tnpRESRNrATiVES-U. D. MoColl, Jr.
,f J. Lano, J. P. Gibson
?j iVk..ai8TRA*E8-0. I). Eastorliog, and
8, J. Molnuif, BonuottsvUlo, j
ll. L. MoLaurin, MoColl
John A. Calhoun. Olio,
W. J. Atkinson, Blonhoim,
J. MoB. Hurley, Brightsvillo,
\V. W. Irby, Smithvillo.
Bennettsville Church Directory
METHODIST-lt. E.Turnipseod. P. 0
Sunday Hohool 3.30 p. m. Preaching at
11.01) a. rn, and 7.30 p. tn. Prnyor moot
i UK Wednesday OVOUlOg at 4.00 o'olook.
Superintendent Sunday school, Phil. A.
BAPTIST-Rev. Chas A, Jones, Pastor.
Sunday school at 10.00- Proaohin? Sun
dayat 11.00 a. m., and 7.30 p. m. Prayer
mooting Thursday ovoning at 8 o'olook.
Superintendent ol'Sunday sohool, II. W.
PRESBYTERIAN-Bunyan McLeod Ph.
D., Pastor. Services every Sahhat h
(summer) 11 a.m. and 8 30 p.m.; (wiutor)
ll a. iu. and 7.30 p. tn. Prayer meeting
Thursday 8 p. m. Soats l'roo. Strangers
cordially invited. Sunday school every
Sunday IO u. m. Superintendent, P. A.
M?Ke?lar. All parents nud children modo
welcome nt thc school.
County Church Directory.
Bennettsville Circuit Appointments
W. P, Meadow, P. 0.
First Sunday-ll a.m , Pino GrOvo
3 p. m., Smyrna.
Second Sunday, ll a. m. MoColl
3 p. ni, Beauty Spot
Third Sunday-ll a, m., Piuo Grove
3 p. m, Smyrna
Fourth Sunday, ll a. m. McColl
3 p. m. Beauly Spot
Ebenezer 3.30 p. m.
fourth Sunday Parnassus ll a. m.
Zion 3.30 p. m.
Clio Circuit Appointments^
REV? F. H. SH UL EH, P. C.
Clio- Preaching ?vory Sunday morning
at ll o'clock. Epworth League Sun
day night at 8 o'clock. Sunday school
at 10 a. m. W, A. Ilinshaw, Supt
Prayor meeting Monday night at 8.
Boulah -Preaching every Sunday ail at
4 o'clock. Sunday school at 3. lt.
M. Jackson, Supt,
North Marlboro Circuit.
It. A. ItOUfiK, p. c.
Pirat Sunday, Oak Orovo, 10.30 a m.
Pleasant Hill 1.30 p in,
Now Hopo, 3,30 p. m.
Soconu U.-.i,lY| shiloh 11 n. m.
Ebon*...... 0 ;o Pi m>
Third Sunday, New Hopo io " m
Pleasant Hill 1 30 p. m.
Oak Grove, 3 30 p. m.
Fourth Sunday, Ebenezer 11 a m.
Shiloh, 3 30 p, m.
REV. P, B. INORAIIAM, P. M.
Bothel fust and third Sunday at ll a. m.
Poi kin 41 1 at 3.30 p m
Boykin second and fourth at 11 a. m.
Antioch second and fourth at 3.30 p m.
Directory of Bennettsville Lodges
CONSOLIDATED LODGE No. 15, K. ol
P., moots every second and fourth Mon
day nights at 7.30 o'clock.
J. K. Owens, C. C.
0- W. Crosland, K. of Jt. & S.
MARLBORO LODGE NO^ 88, moots at
Bennettsville, Friday evening, on or bes
fore caoh full moon at 8 o'clock.
J. F. Kinney, W. M.
B. M. Pratt, Socrotary.
County Masonic Directory.
MARLBORO CHAPTER NO. 30 B. A,
M., meets at Bcnncttsvillo on thc first
Friday night after thc full moon of each
T. E. McCall, H. P.
li, E. Stockton, Secretary.
EUREKA LODGE NO. 43, A. F. M.,
moen* at MoColl, each Saturday nitor"
noon, before tho full moon,at 4 o'olook.
Ai;RORA LODGE No. 33, A. F. M.,
eels at Clio, Saturday on or after oaoli
ll moon at 3 o'clook, p. m.
1). McQueen, W. M.
Ti A. Covington, Socrotary.
BRUNS LODGE NO. 118 meets on Fri
day afternoon on or before each lull
moon at Blenheim at 3 o'clock.
J. E, Rogers, W. M.
VV. W. Bruce, Sec'y
g-r-- 1 ? '?;._ .ii..
Trill Catarrh treatments aro hoing mailod
Ont f .00,011 request,hy Dr. Shoop, Raolno,
yVfs Theso tests a<o proving to tho poo
plo .vithont a pninyV COHIJ-tho groat
Vlino 0? thia soiontillo proscription known
to druggists ovorywhoKO a? Dr. Shoop'o oa
tfttlh romody. Hold by J, T, Djugloa.
R. I*, Froom.au has moved lo
his uow rosidonoc on Maple
Mrs. B, F. Hamoi. who recen
?ly was stricken with paralysis
Mrs Hhi6on, mother of Doputy
Sheriff J. E. Hinson hus been
quito ill at hov homo in East Bon
The unwelcomod news has
been received here, that I. P.
Gipson, of McColl,% was bitten
last Saturday by a mad dog,
Mrs. Caroline Powers, last
Sunday afternoon was stricken
with paralysis, but tho speedy
attentlou of Dr. Townsond soon
revived her-Sho ls 73 years of
S. P- Adams, a prosper iou s
farmer of the Boykin soction was
in town Tuesday and brought 22
turkeys, ho sold thom all to W.
J, Baldwin and received for tnem
Mr. and Mrs. W, M. Porduo of
Greensboro N. C.. aro hore at
tending tho Marriago of Miss
Estoll Pearson, who is a niece of
Mr. Goorgo M. Crosland, of
Washington, D. C, is. in Ben
nettsvillo, for tho holidays, he
has held au important, and res
ponsible position in Washington
for fifteen years br moro.
Rev. W. Smith Martin loft yes
terday morning for his now field
for work at Richburg, Chesterfield
county. Ho sent by express the
day before about ono dozen Bel
gian rabbits, which he had hero
Mr. Wade Stubbs, of McColl.
will move to Bennettsville about
thc 15til inst ., and will bo with
tho Fnterprise Hardware Co.,
He will livo in the old cook resi
dence on Fayetteville avenue
Mr. Stubbs is a lino salesman
and wo welcome him to Bennetts
lion J. P. Gibson of Bennetts
ville, has succeeded Mr. Percy
Dees as editor of tho Marlboro
Democrat and will begin Iiis du
ties at once. Mr. Gibson is well
known in tho newspaper and po
litical world of South Carolina.
-Columbia State Dec 10th.
Mrs. Ebbie Webster and Mrs.
Bessio Scarborough spent last
Friday in thc homo of Mrs W. .T.
Baldwin. Mrs. Scarborough
lives in Richmond Virginia, and
is visiting Mrs. Webster at her
country homo, five miles from
Mrs Bossie Scarborough, sis
tor-in law of Mrs. Ebbie Web
ster is visitng in thc county. She
with Mrs. Webster. Mrs. 'W. J.
Baldwin, Mrs T. W. Mooro and
Miss Mary Webster all made a
pleasant call Friday aftornoon.at
on tue corner, in iront o? ino
court house, and will in January
como to Bennettsville. We are
glad to have such men as Mr,
Tillman, como among ns, for
they always add materially to
the town's business activities and
JohnW. Covington one of tho
loading merchants and solid sub
stantial citizens of Rockingham,
N. C., died suddenly last Monday
wilh heart failure. Mr. Coving
ton was an extensive supply mer
chant, and furnished many farm
ers in tho northern part of tho
county. Ile will bo greatly miss
od, for ho was a good and kind
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs Fred
Dougitvj. after n most painful lllnesss,
died Weduciav morning.
HEBRON CEMETERY CEMETERY.
At a meeting of this Association ou
Doceniher 3d, 1007, thc following elli
eera were elected for one year :
O. A. Hubbard, President
P. P. Stanton, Vice President
J. S Covington, Secretary
E. J. Woodley, Treasurer
Notice is given that all persons ow
ning lots in Hebron Cemetery will he
debarred from burying in said ceme
tery until all duos aro paid up to dato
for working this cemetery.
Thursday December li), 11)07, has
been appointed to survey and lay oil
Lots in tho new part of the cemetery.
All Hebron people who have no lois
and desiro to bo buried at Hebron
will pienso moot tho Trustees of the
cometory and have lota assigned to
thom. Don't forgot tho dalo Dec. 19.
Doc, 12, 1907. tit Trustees.
Rov. P L Kirton, of tho N. C.
Methodist conference, was last
wook located on motion mudo by
his father, Rev. W. H. Kirton, so
woll known in this town.
Wedding gift? is a poser for
ninny puzzled people. Pardon the
sugesti?n tint our judgment and
experience may bo of some aid.
Presents of Silver, Cut Glass, art
goods and China are always in or
We have tho latest and newest
Stylos also correct prices,
AT SAM J, Pr, A USO N'S
tJ KW lt RY Sro UK.
May bo found at the Hotel 'Marlboro
Bonnotlavillo, S. (J.
Sopt 8, 1907.
TOWN AND COUNTY NEV1/S
Tho (Jrand panic salo is now
going on at tho O. B. Crosland (
bo mo of tho schools In county (
uro arranging for ou tor t ni n ni o nts
boforo tho Christmas holidays.
Don't miss tho unheard of bar
gains now hoing offered at 0. B.
People aro astonished at tho
bargains, to be had at C. B. Oros
land's big sale.
Visit Sam J. Pearson's
Jowolry Store Now, and select
your Holiday Goods,
Wo trust that the orders for
Christmas booze will not bo near
so large this year as formerly.
Thirty Five thousand Dollars
worth of goods now being sold
at Panic Prices at C. B. Cros
Tell tho little ones that old
Santa Claus has sent word that
ho would come back again this
Christmas with plenty of toys
Turkeys are so expensive,
many who formerly onjoy^d
them for Christmas will have to
forego that pleasuro and luxury
It.will requiro just about ton
weeks of civil court to clean the
dooket in this couuty, taking the
last court weox in this county as
Tho Democrat job printing
outfit is completo, and all kinds
ot job printing will bo executed
with dispatch and in first class
Where did you got those pret
ty shoos and gloves and that
lovoly cloak? Why! at C. B.
Oroslands big salo, and they
only cost nie about ono half what
other stores ask mo.
Como in and pay tho amount
clue the Democrat and pay for
ono year in advance -Thanks to
so many friends who have sub
scribed during tho past week.
A lett or from Col. Robt Al
drich, of Barnwell, announces
his candidacy for tho judgeship
made vacant by the resignation
of Judge .innies Aldrich of the
Tho subscribers to tho Demo
crat live in every neck and cor
ner ol" Marlboro County, out in
the country, on tho rural routes,
which should be an important
consideration for local adverti
By all means let. tho Society
for the ' proyontion of cruelty to
animals" bo organized In this
county. J, P. Campbell would
make a good president, as he
has boen much interested in tho
audobon society and its work in
Canned Fish Roe
at W, M. Rowe's
A tickling oougli, from any oauao, ia quick
ly stopped by Dr. Shoop'a OOUgh euro. And
it is HO thoroughly harmless and auf o that
Dr. Shoop tolls mothora everywhere to give
it without hesitation, evon to very young
babes. The wholesome green leaven and
tondor aloma of a lung healing mouuraiu
oua shrub,furnish Ibo curativo propsrtios
to Dr Shoop's Gough Ont o, l l o ilma tho
oougli, and heala tho ?ore and sonskivo
bronchial raombranea No opium,no chlo
roform, nothing harsh used to iujuro or
suppross. Simply ? rcninona plant oxtraot,
that holpa to heal anhing lunga. Tho Span
iards call thia shrub which tho Dr. n?oa,
"Tho Snored Herb". Always domand Dr.
Shoop'a Cough Cure. J. T. Douglas
Fresh Oat Moni and Buckwheat
W. M. R?wo.
When tho Stomach, Heart,or Kidney norvoB
got weak, then thone organs alwaya fail.
Don't drug ibo atoinach, nor atimulato tho
hoart or kidnoya. That ia aimply a make
abirt. Get a preaoription known to drug
gists evor,y>.vboro aa Dr. Shoop's Itcatora
tivo. Tho ItcatorativO ia prepared cxpreaaly
for those wonk ?nahlo n?rvea. Htrongthon
thcac n?rvea, build (bom up with Dr Shoopa
Kontorativo-- tableta or liquid-and soo
how quickly holp will como. Froo aamplo
teat sent on rovneat by Dr. Shoop,Kncino,
Wfe. Your hoalth ia auroly worth this sam
plo tost, John T. Douglas, Druggist.
The host Apples, Oranges and
Bananas ut W. M. Rowe's
Tho fluent Coffee Subatituto over mado lins
recently boon produced by Dr. Shoop of
Hacino Wia. You don't havo to boil it 20
or 30 minutos. "Mado in a minuto" says
the Dr. "Heullh CoiW ls really tho olo
sent Coffee imita ion ovor yet produced
Not it grata of roal ooffoo in it oithor. It is
Ihado i 10m puro toasted cor?ala or grainn,
with mull, ?uta, oto. Itoally it would fool
an export, wore ho to unknowingly drink
it for ooffoo, lt. I), Hogora ?fe Bro.
Fresh Raisins, Currants and
Citron at W. M. Rowe's
NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS
I wa? instructed hy tho County
Board of Education to inform all tnx
payers that said Board had placed n
?croat many mimes on tux hook which
bud novcr hoon lllOro before, in Jud
bud triod bard to placo on tax hooks
all those Habl? under tho law to pay
tux und this notice is lo snvo yon
troubl? and cost.
J. P. CAMPBELL
I ts*/" Read every page,
Yes, read every line,
For hy this gauge
It may pay for time
Tho hour for tvouiu?
murohos is now 7.30 o'olook.
Prnyor mooting at the Methodist oj.
wory Wcduoaday at 4.30 p. to.
RunrtAy Hnhool boor at- tb? Meih
ihuruh baa boon ohaugod to 3 30 p. i>
1'rayor moetiug At the Baptist o? 1
)voty Thursday ovonlng at 7.30.
Services of Preebytormu churc'i in
Graded School Auditorium Subday
ll a, ru:, and 7.30 p ns, Ail ar in
Hov. R. E. Tu ru i piico d will aol
arrive until Monday night, thine.
toro thoro will not bo any pretv< .
lng next Sunday in the Methodic
Cards ure out announcing the 1
riage on Di*ooiubor 19ih, ut 2 80 p ni.
in tho Methodist ?hproh iu Bonn
ville of Miss Mattie 'Lucilo Nowt< to.
Mr. Tho* Ervin Stokes of the l)ar
liugton Pres*, in Darlington, 8. C.
Cards have been issued annour i i|
;he marriage on the afternoon at ; 30
if tho 12th of December, of Miss St'll.
Hell McCall to Mr. Bolton Fiel
McCalraan-all of Gibson, N. O
jeremony will be performed bj the
sride'o father, Rev. F. B. MoCa) 1
the M. E oburoh, South, in Gil
[ST. C., immediately after wbiol; ' )
jon plo will leave for Jamestown,1 . -. b
ngtou and other points north.
On Wednesday evening at the
vant home of Mr J. O Oovingto
urido's brother, in Clio, Miss f
Covington and Mr. Augustus M
linn Rogers, of Latta, 8. O,
jnitcd in marriage, Rev. F. H. S
riot forming the ceremony. The h
souple after congratulations lei \n ?.?
media'ely for tho beautiful "La I o?
Plowers," down in Florida.
irunday afternoon at tho Prosb
in paraonngo in Bynnettaville, by
Dr. McLeod, tho pastor, Mr 1
Gtibaon Manship and Miss En <
Stanton of Tatum, wore united in
dupe. The groom is tho son of B
D. Manahip noar Tatum, and the
I daughter of Mr. Handy Staut 0!
Tutu ni. They drove into town a
sanied by a few friends, and Mei
I*. Gibson, II. Carl R?wo and
Meekins also witnessed tho corer
As t ho oouplo drove down the
lim P. David aprinklod them v
diower of rico which he got
Wed ne day afternoon, Dec '.
Uh, 1907, in tho Presbyterian <
II Selma, Ala , J Kenneth Ma
ind Misa Nettie Wharey wore
11 marriage, and nt onoe came t
neltsville, where a reception wat ?
them at "SiUNESS." Thegroon 'u
iftird son of A. J. Matheson, 1
make his home for the presen
Al ' Kgypt", five miles weat of
found guitty in the U. 8. Oom'
Charleston last week aud son toi
to 12 months in tho Federal pr 1
in Atlanta, Ga.
The brick Methodist parsoi
in tho city of Cheater was bm
Sunday afternoon, tho value of
building was estimated ot $5
covered by insurance. Tho ch
iftioials will arrange for a
lonee for their ministor.
With last week's iaeuo M<
Jonathan Pcolo and W. H. "Y>
crspoon, two young lawyer
Lau ri nbur g, N. C., assumed
trol and management as ow
and editors of tho Laurinburg
chango. These aro bright ant_
ergetic young gentlemen aud no
doubt will make a grand success of
Scotland county's only papor. Mao
Cameron, the former editor will
romain in Laurinburg, but will ho
Nearly every faimor hoard to
oxpress himself on tho subject of
tho "lien law mass meeting" which
was not held on tho 2d, aro of tho
opinion that perhaps it is host that
no mooting was hold. Tho citi
zens of Clarendon held a meeting
and had not a strong executive
man boen chairman, tho mooting
would havo ondod in confusion
without accomplishing anything
at all, but thoy instructed for its
Saturday Horny Harlleo and
Sonny Williams woro both arrested
chargod with stealing goods from
tho Enterprise Hardware Store.
Th roo pair of soisaors and several
pookot knives wore recovorod. The
ease was compromised by oach one
paying tho sum of $10 and cost.
Monday morning thoro wa? a
preliminary hoaring before Magia
trato C. I). Eastorling of tho case
against Lowis Eastorling, colored,
charged by tho Bonnottsvillo Mor
cantilo Co., with romoving and
disposing of crops under a lion.
A Good Sermon
Dr. Bunyan McLeod's apodal
sermon (one of a sorios) Sunday
night, on "Tho long maroh of an
inquisitivo young woman," waa
indeed timoly, appropriate and was
attentively listonded to hy tho
largo congregation present. All
tho othor pulpits in town hoing
closed, tho othor denominations
worshipped with tho Presbyterians
This sermon was most suggostivo,
and we sincorcly trust that many
ladies who hoard it will tako "tho
bin'," and for mulato their practi
ca of lifo accordingly. It was a
sound, practical sormon, couched
in ologaut language.
repi^euti?tivo of the
O?I?I Kally and Auotion
? y " of ?" rocnsbor o, 1ST.
been endeavoring to got
"i ni i-o' ;of tho Valuable rosig?n
porty known as the X?ur
Park on Darlington
Last Monday tho deal
v u nfected, and this oom
iow ow o it, and will on
y Doo. J7fck offer 48 lots
? to tho highest bidder,
?op?rty is the moat desir
?] lo xa Beunottsville, and wili
..J-vied at tile merov of the
without fear or favor,
; . company has sold -this
ore titan $700,000 wortli
, lots in North Carolina,
This is one of the weah
' s ind most widely known
state company in the
and now is your chance
lola for thov Will Bo
HMM ma VB?* OW
r ' of
^ ?NTA CLAUS
??ow on exhibition
M J. PEARSON'S
. ?iimiiwiw.lum.i mini MI
V .M U weekD. D. Coward slaugh
porker 22 months old that
1 764 pounds. This was a
?BOX hog and was raised hy
m of Marlboro county, in
Ule township. Why don't
of our citizens get this va?
fi-- ? y ol' breed and do as Mr. Cow
n yu ? done-mako with the feed
lOg what is generally mado
Y ing three or four hogs.
ko this mot hod of announcing to
pooplo of Marlboro oounty that
nnon, Matheson & Stevenson,
ra composed of W. P. Stovoason
J. Matheson ol'Ohoraw-and W.
mson of Bonnottsvillo, lately of
oa; havo oponod an office in lien
ill<?. Will practico in Siato uod
Courts. Oflloo in seoond story^
fara National Bank Building
nry 20. 1907
Ml s ou l'eu Dy cu wy n xviuoup UULU,
o to add my testimony that it
3 cause of restoring tho health of
'lof ano substitutes. Reid & Go.
. authority con fer rod upon
ii dor tho laws of tho State of
troting regulating the diepos
l salo of freight unclaimed for
rd of six months, tho under
bill offer tho following articles
?t public auction on tho 10
anuary at 10 o'clock, A- M.
Ree of J. T. Medlin ia tho
.,..;*..????>.^y-y.-jj U80d ?s a dopot
b" the B. & G. R. R.
If hag rook salt consigned to no mark.
2 box candy " E. Powers.
9 box drugs " Z. T. Pearson
6 rolls paper " W. S. Maultsby
1 'bal twine ,, " "
1 box mdse " no mark
1 box mdso " J. D. McRao
1 .piece casting " no mark
1 ca^k crockery Excelsior II. Co
1 box tinware D. Freeman.
2 box glassware .? no mark.
1 ;tiu lard " " "
1 hdl stove pipe " " "
1 ort embalming fluid Petorkin Bros.
l|bal Heinz vinegar no mark
1 wire gate Smith Newton.
1 jdoor " L. B. Pearson.
; A. J. Matheson, Goo. Mgr of the
B. & C. Uunderold management.
S Iiiatd By Tb? Motor Putt Bur*nu
( Dttroit Mich.
Tho race run at Harlon Track,
Chicago, Oot, 13, tho 20 H P $2000
Modol "G" Cadillac simply covered
itself with glory. Tho car was a stock
rihmbout which received no special
preparation asido from tho romoval
ofirjnninp boardn End fondors.
Tho Cadillac "G" won tho five milo
contest, defoati Jg tho 24 IIP Buick,
this .'10 IIP Auto car and a six cylin
li also carried oft tho honors in tho
nVincipnl ovents of tho day, a half.
Muir invitation rano, covering 23 8 4
miles, or rate of 37-1*2 miles por hour,
do/eating tho 55 HP Apporson, the
30 II P Mitchell, the 00 H P Tioober.
',tl|e 40 H P six cylinder Ford, the 55
H P Stearns and a Popo?Toledo
Tho Cadillac viotories wero es
pecially significant from tho faot that
ile rated powor was tho lowost in tho
ohtiro entry list, viz., 20 IIP, and its
competitors woro rated all tho way
Worn 50 to 200 percent higher.
' While tho higher poworcd oars
.(howell greater spurts of speed for
nhoit distances at tiroes, it was tho
eiven running, oven halanco and un<
fliting con; immy of the Cadillac
ufhioh enabled it to win tho victories.
U\H JU '
leight of lonni HiU?tV' said'
eat<-> ?ian tho other day. "ir..
.. ,i il,.MI.IHI WO eeo MOUiO
b ;<('!< iiiur.K th0?0 linea, but tho p
roi'ilip.li' l? H-..-, Hy ut n co
I!..taine fVoiU tho BPQCtV;
} do not nat-, L-;v'
*t tiavo seen Qhtuo?q J
ir.auldana come on board di sj
In ibo coater of n c?telo of pa M
inriorm trick.? tbat aro- littlu short,
marvolou'j. Kor instance, ons of
Dhtiiottu would ask ii spoiHntor to
Dj nco a coln lu tho hitter's bond. The
phluao?in would clone the ?flntfor* one
dior another over tho piece pf tqoucy
iud then, by passing hi* bands ovcr
the closed fist of his VflufyeejV' wcy'd'
n somo my?terlous manner extract
Lbo coln. I have had till? !trlcU work
?1 on mo a' number of /dinoa, and 1
un no nearer to knowing how lt J?
lone than I was tho first ilmo.
"Then \: lmvo soon .in Indian mngl
j?h?i come xVii?' ort deck,, pince'a eranll
seed oh tho plunks, pour a. little water
<TAv ir cover wltb a Binall cloth tor a
landed down nom i.?.-.-. .....
Detroit Freo Pres?.
(Th* War Vhf? Beautiful Vuv U
Brought to Perfection.
If a lady's sealskin Jacket bo col
lared with the coarse, hard or dry
Hilted sealskin as Imported, or, ?till
lottor, with the coat of the living fur
len in, one ls struck with the vast dif
ference between thom.
Pnsslug our Angora muong tho hairs
>f tho cat or dog, wo may notlco fine
ihort hairs nt tho root? of the longer,
!onrser goncrnl covering of tho animal.
This ls BO called under fur. But in tho
(router number of these animals tbe
ihort hairs are so fow and often so fine
is to bc, comparatively speaking, lost
dght of among what to our eyes con
stitutes the coat.
Tbe operation which tho skin under
sea to bring out, so to say, the fur,
nay bo briefly described as follows:
Thc skin, after hoing washed to rid lt
>f grease and so forth, la laid flat on
be Mtretcb, floah sido up. A flat knife
g then passed across tho flo nh sub
dance, tbinulng lt to a very consldor
ible oxtout. In doing this, the blade
severs tho roots of the long strong
intra, which penetrate the skin deeper
hun do tho soft, delicate ones under
lie fur. Tho rough hairs are theu got
dd of whilo tho fur retains Ita hold.
A variety of subsidiary manipula
tions, tn which tho pelt la softened and
preserved, aro next gone through, and
then tbo fur undergoes a process of
lyelng which produces that deep uni
form tint so well kuown and admirad.
Von BOIOTV'M Rebuke.
It BO happened that two ladles were
unking their way to their seats at tho
rory .moment Von Bulow finished his
ntrnduction of tho first movement of
-led on us fast as th?> cou tu? ?. .
llulow accelerated his tompo in sym
lathy with their Increasing pace.--Bar
lett's Musical llominlsceuoos.
Debt Owed to Antiquity.
Aro wo Indebted to antiquity? Yei,
immensely. It ls the labor, the experi
ence, even the failures of nncostors,
:hot have placed ua whero we aro. Wo
dill repeat ninny of their mlstakon ex
periments which they thought wise, lt
?vns tentative effort with them, though
Mistaken, and they did tho best they
tnew. But, on tho whole, the world ls
iottig well. Its chief doht to antiquity
ls In the lessons it has learned through
which lt avoids or may avoid ropetltion
sf old errors and absurdities.-Portland
Mrs. Climber-My dear, Mrs. Hlghup
has had her portrait painted by a cele
brated artist, and I haven't a thing
but a common, ordinary, everyday pho
tograph to show. Husband (a wlie
man)-The Idea of advertising to the
world that her complexion ls so bad
that lt won't stand the camera! Mrs.
Ullmbor-Well, that's truo.
She Waa Careful.
Spats -That old maid, Miss Van
Shelf, la the most careful aud method
ical boarding mistress I havo ever had
illaturblng my den. Bocratoots-Ye?;
[ can imagine when she goea to
heaven oho will want in summer time
to lay away her wings lu camphor
"There aro many moro womon Uv lng
than I used to think."
"Is that so?"
"Yes. Before I married I usod to
think my wife was tho only woman la
Benedick-That luminous paint ls a
splendid thing. Singleton-What do
you use lt for? Bonodlok-Wo paint
the baby's fact, so we can give him a
drink in the night without lighting
Dil FC iet lmmedl*tt relief from
I ILL J Dr. Shoop's Marlie Ointment.
JOHN T. DOUGLAS.
??MU FARM MWi
I have for immediate sale a lino
farm containing ??0 acres, situa
ted about ono mile from the cor
Eorate limits of the town of
lumberton. 100 acres of this
land is cleared and is in a high
state of cultivation. There tire
two good frame tenant housos
and other out houses on the
same. Parties wishing to buy
a good farm will lind this a
For further information apply
to A. w. MCLEAN.
Lumberton, N. 0.
Deo 6th 1007. '
DH EC ti* loartUtt rifer fm
and rt ihm o? $100-,
no four inouthsi iii ia?.
/frteaimrow'a OOJoo fe? ??ribero County,,<!
nmitovt'Ho. ft, C., ?J o pt 13, 1007?
fe I, M* glvcVth.t thofp?l
tho Ool'.-.O' ;0U o?
bot? ?ounty toi tho flBoa} year comijoor,
J?iiumy ist, '?907,...will bo opmuuVnfc
Treasurer's! oflilo* 5o HonoofrtsvlUo bil Mon
day Ootobof ?$th, ig?y, and vjjwaiu opon
until D?oerjohos 318^907, A pnkmU.y will j
bo eb?tj;?-.'} ...: .
at that dato. Thy (olio
Ordioaty county tax
lb iniDtl'ivillo ?
Hebron special .1 willa
Hal-inony special ? milla
Antioch uprchit -2 mi'lH
Willis Bpo.olal 2 inillH
Ebenezer ?peo?ul 2 mill?
Olio Bonds 4 mills
Tattiin Bonds 4 mille
Pino Grovo special 2 mil'*
A Poll Tax of ONI? Dor.i.An on oil molo
porsons botwocn tho agos of 21 and 60
years, oxoopt confodoruto soldiers, and
thoBo otborwiso oxompt by law.
Commutation Road Tax of Ono Do 'or
und n Half, all ablo bodied malo poreons
botwoon tho ages of 18 and 50 years
Bald tax duo botwoon tho 15th of Onto
ber . 1907, and Mnroh I, 1908.
N. B. ROGERS,
Treasurer Marlboro County,
A high-class remedy for horses
and mules in poor condition and
in need of a tonic. Builds solid
muscle and fat ; cleanses the sys
tem, thereby producing a smooth,
glossy coat of hair. Packed io
doses. 25c. box. Sold by
fitotnaoh. una ?hot- weftKQMt, I
ti' ??tnJf1* SelT^
a wedlpJjK ?wotflflSUf ph
Don' lose the opportunity, but come,
and see us at once about you . Fall Suit
It does not matter whether you want it a
month or six weeks from now, but come
and look over the exceptional values
which wc offer at this time and be con
We guarantee to fit and please you In
every way, or don't ask you to accept
suit or pay for it. 400 beautiful wool
ens displayed, comprising every shade,
nature and quality, as well as every ranf.e
in price, for the Bittali purse ns well ns
for one who can afford to pay for thc very
finest Imported cloth. Wc have them on
hand to suit every one.
G. A. STONEY,
Bennettsville, S. C.
Orders for MONUMENTS or
TOIV?BSTON?I. promptly tilled
Call on mo, at my placo of business noni
tho Atlantio Coast Lino and tho Soa
board Air Liao Passongor Dopots, 0
writo mo. Dosigns and Prioos furnish
od on applioatiou,
Phono No. 96t
J. W, Motif AV 14 K.
Januar? 26, 1906,
PT I . ? .vi;h ulj ? ? yr, ? . u\s$
?liceo in Hcnnottuvillr. \
nm ll fco pfoparod. to fill UMIOV.M I
lonfilli. ol'S'ovo or RouVWo
liio yard or delivered at your \b rpi
PHONE 135. or loovb order* for
LUMUKU or WOOD at my retVJ?no?,
MHB' Mill 3 milos froc? Towri; \
A. J. #QNES\
April 25 igtm Ikqcitaviiloj y. OJ
Seaboard Intero?ingoablo Milage
Bettor Than Ever.
Tlio Seaboard Air Lino inter
changeable milougo tickets nov
on Hale, will after ?July 15th ab;)
bo good over tho Central of Geor
gia, Georgia Sonthorn ami h'loi -
ida,Norfolk and Southern, All tn
tic and North Carolina anti Vi? -
ginia und Carolin.? (Joost rOnd'f,
five now additions, mukvig a to
tal of t w? ri ty c jg ht lines in ?ll
re prep? hinting nosily 20,0011
You do roi hiivn to delay your
[iurchii?ie, but I'../..,, il int. i chan
ge'nbh; niileago horetoforo HOM
find now on Ralo will ho good o ve r
Lho additional road* altor July 15,
regardless of dato purohased.
Purchase your miieago ticket?
from tho Seaboard Air Lino rai
For further information writo
W. L- BURROUGHS, T? l
'. X >'i Y V ? ..,'\J ? .! .'d.Y;iU'' IS,
Chesterfield & Lancaster li. H, in
tho near future.
We oller the following tracts along
thia R. R , out to suit purchases
Tho Wadsworth track, 1127 acres
tho Deep Oioek tract, 625 aores, Rob
inson traot, G8 acres, Robinson tract,
114 acre?, Fox tract 92 acres, Flab
Place track 100 acres. Mill Fold tract.
All this land lies close in to tho
new town of Pageland, S. C., and near
Guess S. O., and is ns good as tho
avorago Marlboro County land, only'
requiring intoligent development
produco similar crops.
We have also ono of tho heat tracts
to 100 acres oloso int > Jefferson, S.C ,
feat has good improvements, timber,
hard-wood and cultivated laud th<it
eon bo had right.
1124 acres of tho best farm land ia
Anson Cou..ty with improvements
can bo obtained from us at a cast be
low what tho tract cost.
The Monroe Insurance
and Ihvestmont Company.
Monroe N. (J
LAND FOR SALE.
WE ovFEu ron IMMEDIATE SALIS
a fino tract of land in Robeson
county, North Carolina, situated ort
the east hank of Shoo Hool Creek,
about eight miles below 7 miles front
Rowland, and about one milo from
the main lino of tho Alma and Little
Rook Railroad, and known as tho Mc
Donald plnco. This tract of land
contains Fivo Hundred and Seventeen
(517) acros, about ono hundred and
thirty (130) acres being cleared and io
good stato of cultivation. It lina upon
it two now frani6 tonant houses. Tho
traot also has somo vory valuable tim
ber on it. This proporty will he sold
for division and a bargain can he had.
For furthor particulars apply to
A. W. McLean, Lumber ton, Ts'* J
or E. H. Gibson, Laurinhurg, N U
Whethe.i you arc father, mother
or simply friend, of somo pros
pectivo bride, it matters not, you
will find it convenient mid satisfac
tory to mnkoyour pu rebus with us
Wo can show you an assortment
inmprising thc most expensive t>?fu
in solid gold and silver in hand
somo cases, to bo bountifully en
graved by hand in our engraving
department. Qr if you prefer wSi
havo from tho simplest ont glas-?
to tho richest, both moderate in
price. Otu lino ot hridlui gilts H
varied und wo enter to the discrim
inating tastes. Gl KTS suitable for
U8hors or bridesmaids eve nlsb to
bc found in new and varied designs
in scartT phis, brooches, oto.
nt SA M j, PKAUNON'K
? .?KWIM.i.-v StOHB.