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MRS, ROWE ENTERTAINS
Reception fer bridal Party on
Monday Evening of Last
On Monday evening Mrs. Wai
te;* S Howe entertained in honor
of Miss Faison and her bridal
party. Thc invitations, bearing
gold ombosscd Cupids, were very
appropriate for the occasion.
Tho guests were received at tho
door by Mrs. Alice G Moore moth
er of tho hostess, and then pre
sented to thc bride and groom e
lect and tho hostess and host by
Miss Myrtle Moore.
Thc attraction of thc sitting
room was a beautifully painted
sofa pillow having in tho centre a
picture of a bride and surrounded
by cards bearing wise sayings and
advice tor the future, this was
registered by each of tho bridal
party according to their taste. Mr.
and Mrs. E D Mooro received in
the sitting room and Miss Thelma
lio wc presided at the punch bowl.
As the wedding march was be
ing played by the orchestra thc
guests were invited to the dining
room, w hero Mrs. Maud C
Rowe assisted in entertaining
while they wore being served a
delightful salad and ice course by
Misses Helen Turner and Lewis
Drake. A dainty little white Cu
pid adorned thc centre of each
salad plate and the cream served
in pink heart- shaped cups carried
out the color scheme.
On leaving, each guest was pre
sented by Miss Mildred Breeden
with a bell-shaped card bearing
pen and ink sketch of a bride, and
tied with pink and blue ribbon.
The parlor was in blue and pink,
the bride's decorative colors, the
library in red, and the dining room
in pink and green.
The bride-elect was elegantly
gowned in cream colored crepe de
chino, while tho hostess wore a
duchess lace robe over blue taffeta?
Blind Man iv Candidate.
Prof. J E Swearingen of tho
Cedar Springs institute, the State
college for thc deaf, dumb, and
the blind, located in Spartanburg
county, has announced that ho
will l)c a candidate for Statt1 super
intendent of education.
Prof. Swearingen is a nephew
of Senator Tillman. Hois totally
blind and has held the position of
professor at Cedar Spring, the
Stale institution for the blind, for
nine years. Ile is a man of recog
nized ability and has a wick? ac
quaintance and connection through
out the Slate. He isa native of
Edgeliold. Bamberg Herald.
Death of Mrs. Davis
Mrs. Mary Davis died at the
home of her son, Younger T.
Davis, on Crosland street, Satur
day morning at six o'clock, at thc
age of s'5.
The fumerai services wore eon
ducted b.v Kev. I*. B. Ingraham at
Bethel Sunday at IO A. M.
This aged and good woman will
bo missed by many friends and
A Kovin/; Tribute,
The following Resolutions wore
adopted b.v thc Board ol' Stewards
and also hy the inemb. I'S ol' I he
church conference ol' the I i I'S t
Methodist church, Bcnnctlsv illo,
South Carolina, April \% I DOS'.
Whereas dcllth has removed
brothel- John S Moore and wc de
sire to r?cord il m?morial of his
long and useful ( 'hl'isl ian life, und
express ill permanent form the af
fection and esteem we bore him,
therefore, Be it resolved,
1. Thal our church has lost one
of its most /.calons and useful
members, and also one of its most
pious and loyal devotees; the com
munity an intelligent and benevo
lent neighbor, and thc stale one of
its best citizens. l<or half a ecntu
ry he battled in thc cause ol'
right and was foremost in every
good word and work. Ho had had
the best college and professional
training, the fruits of which he
devotedly gave tho causes of cd
ucation and Christianity. A more
sincere adv?cale of principle never
lived. His zeal for tho causo of his
Master and his ardent love for tho
Church of Christ made him thc
admiration of all true Christians
with whom ho came in contact.
No man over stood higher m tho
affectionate regard of his brethren
Ile has gono up on high to await
2, That a pago in our minute
book bc suitably inscribed to his
memory, and that a copy of theso
proceedings be furnished the fam
ily of our deceased brother and
also published in thc newspapers.
THE BEST^THE LAST
Friday E 'cntnjj a.t ; School Au
Whatever you forget, do not
forget purchasing a ticket at
Douglas & Brooden's drug store
for thc "Mountain Trio" Friday
evening April 24th, It is a first
class high grade entertainment as
havo been all tho entertainments
of thc Star Lyceum course. You
will get the worth of your money
if you como.
( Jet your seats at once,
i 90 A. 1).
Of Interest to Farmers.
Mr. 10 I) Smith, President of
the S. C. Cotton Association will
speak at the following p' ces anil
dates. The public is cordially in
vited to come out and hear him.
No disappointment this time as he
positively has agreed to come on
Drake's store, Thursday Apr.
Clio, Friday May 1st.
Pine Grove, Saturday May 'Jud.
Boimcttsvillo, Monday May 1th.
H. M. Pegues,
President Marlboro Cotton Asso.
L. C. Breeden, Sec'y.
'JO A. D.
WORK BEGAN MONDAY
On the Raising of Ferry Lane Bed
at Pee Dec River.
On Monday morning work was
begun on the improving of Ferry
Lane as hitherto announced in thc
Advocate. The contract was let
by the county board last week to
Messrs. A. M. Teague and Son, ol'
Columbia, and tho work con,
menccd Monday morning ol' this
week. The work will cost close
to $0,000, the citizens ol' Chernw
to pay one third and this county
two-thirds as slated before.
Ferry Dane when put in first
class condition will bc a means of
drawing a good deal ol' trade to
Choraw that now goes elsewhere
There is a bridge across the river
at that place but this has hereto
fore been a drawback, that Fen y
Lane on this side of the river has
been in a terrible lix. There1 was
a deep cut and for a good part of
thc time waler stood in it.
The road will be run straight
and it will be everywhere 'io feet
above, low water. The road is lo
bo constructed according to plans
drawn by an expert United Stales
Messrs Teague and Son had
charge of _ the construction pf the
B & 0 road to lllcnlicim.
LIST OF CANDIDATES
Who ivrc asking lo: Voles in
Below is tho IUI of candidates
who have announced themselves
in the Advocate up to date for thc
various odicos: For clerk ol'court
John 11 Thomas ol' Ked I lill, dell
I > (Odens of ( 'lio, Tom C I lamer of
Kor sheriff- William F Rogers
of Red Hill, K J Woodley, bf
K?rtreasurer Charles WCros
land ol' licnnottsville,
For supervisor Klisha D Graham
No candidate is yet announced
for tho hoilSO Of representatives.
Senator T I Rogers and .Judge
Probate Milton McDuurin hold
ON er for two more years.
Three of the present county
officers Sherill' .1 T Creen. Clerk
ol' Clerk ,I A Drake, and Super
visor Krank Manning have not yet
announced their candidacy for re
BOOZE WAS SPILLED.
Contraband Was Poured Out by
the Sheriff Last Week.
On Friday Sheriff Green poured
out sonic contraband "dow" which
had been captured from various
ones, Tho list included: One
barrel of beer in bottles, nine
quarts of whiskey, one dozen bot
tles of "Budweiser/' and a keg of
On that evening in question the
odor of beer, whiskey and eider
was in tho air, but this was all
that anyone was allowed to have.
The liquids were returned to thc
earth to bc purified before again
Clio at Hallsville.
The meeting which is being car
ried on at thc Methodist church by
Rev F II Shuler of Clio is being
well attended. Kev Shuler is a
strong and forceful preacher.
Mr and Mrs P N Hood of Clio
are here fora few bays.- Hart"
CAN'T BE SEPARATED
Some Bennettsville People Have
Learned How to Get Rid
Back and kidney achocare twin
You cant separate thom.
And you cant got rid of the
backache until you cure tho kid
If the kidneys aro well and
strong, tho rest of tho .system is
pretty sure to bo in vigorous
Donn's Kidney Pills make
strong healthy kidneys.
A. M, Pilgrim, living one mile
west of Darlington, S. C., says:
"Mv kidneys were badly disor
clerod and caused a burning son
sat ion during tho passage of tho
secretions. My back pained ino
and would often bo so lame that
I could not rest at night. J
heard about Donn's Kidney Pills
and they wero so highly, rocom
mended for such complaints that
1 got a box. Tho acted like
magie, proving to be just the
remedy needed for my back and
kidneys. Aftorashorl use, 1 was
freo from backache and also from
the kidney difficulty, 1 never
before used a remedy that acted
so quickly and ellectively as
Donn's Kidney pills and I bolive
that I am justified in recommend
ing thom to others."
Knr salo bv lill dealers. Prie
50 couts. K?ster-Milburn Co,,
Buffalo, Now York, solo agents
for tho United States.
Remember the name - Donn's
and tako no other.
Candidate! cards arr |>ul>liiht'd from
dale of insertion titi the (lection for
live dollars, cash in advnr.ee.
A I 'Dl'h Ut
l hereby announce inyself :i candi
date for reappointment to the ellice
of t 'pulily auditor, subject lo the ac
tion of t?u! D?mocratie' primarv.
Ali J rt :>hiphcll.
STt KUI b'F
I hereby announce myself as ii can
didate foi- Sherm ol' NI a ri boro County
sill ?Joel til I ho resul't < ?if the Demo
crat ie pi i ina I'S.
A-1) ' \V V I Jokers.
I inn a candidate for the olUce bf
sherill' of Marlboroc?uiityi subject to
t he rules and result/ ol' tho approach
ing Democratic prima rv.
A D i-: .1 Woodley.
i hereby announce thyself a candi
date for thc oiiiec of County Supervh
sor,'Subject to the action of thc Dem
ocrat lc prima rv.
A-D IO D Graham
Tit MASH KICK
I hereby announce myself a candi
late for County Treasurer, subject to
tile act.ion of tho I iomocrat lc primary.
A D (' W Crosland."
?L?0KK < 'iV ('< >UKT
I hereby announce myself a candi
la te for i leru of Court. subject to tho
notion of tho Democratic primary,
A D .lohn ll Thomas.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for Clerk of Court, subject) to
I he action of tho I leinocrat ic prima rv.
AD .ID Kdons.'
I hereby annonce myself a can
didato for clerk of court ,Stlbjccl lo the
ICtlon of thc Democratic primary.
A D . Tom t ' I lamer.
TO THE INAUGURATION OF
THE NEXT PRESIDENT
The Peo Dee Advocate and the Marlboro Democrat aro going to send a party of six
to Washington on the occasion of thc inauguration ol' tho 27th President of the United States
on March 4, 1009.
Three of the party are to be selected by the readers of the Advocate and the Democrat, The
party will be composed of the following:
1. The most popular minister in Marlboro county.
2. The most popular public school teacher in Marlboro County.
'S. The most popular young lady in Marlboro county,
4. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Pee Dee Adyocat
5. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Marlboro Demoora
0. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Advocate and
Each of these persons will be given free railroad tickets to Washington and return, so as to
include March 4, 1909, the date of the inauguration of President Roosevelt's successor.
Tho party will probably go to Washington a day or two in advanee of the inauguration, so
as to witness the closing scenes of the present Congress, which will adjourn sine die on March
The party will also be given a free trip to Mt. Vernon, Va., the old home of George Wash
ington. There can be seen the house in which the First President lived abd died, the furniture
which he used, the carriage in which he rode, the tomb iu which he is buried, and many other
At Washington cnn be seen the beautiful Capitol, the White House, the U. S. Treasury, the
Bureau of Printing and Engraving, where money is made. Statuary Hall, Congressional Library,
Nationa' Museum,Smithsonian Institute, Corcoran Art Gallery, and many other things of nat
A trip will be taken to tn the top of the* Washington Monument, which is 555 feet high.
From it the whole city of Washington can be seen, with the Potomac river winding along its
Concilions of the Contest
1. Each person who subscribes for the Pee Dee Advocate or the Marlboro Democrat will be
entitled, ni < : < h < ? nt pdon subscription, to one vote for each of the persons to he elected. If
$1.50 is paid for tlio Advocate one year, the subscriber will be entitled to 150 votes for a minister,
a public school teacher and a yoting lady. Eighty cents tor th? Advocate six months will on
t i tie the subscriber to 80 vote?. One dollar for the Democrat a year will entitle the subscriber
to 100 votes, The voles must be given in at the same time the money is paid.
2. Every agent of the Advocate or Democrat will be entitled to as many votes as will the sub
scribers whose subscript ions ne or she gets. An agent who gets 10 annual subscribers for the
Advocate, will be entitled to 1500 voles. Ten for the Democrat will give him or her 1000 votes.
Agents' votes must also be sent in with the money.
8. A ballot wi be printed in each issue of the Advocate and Democrat, which, when cut out
and pent in before the expiration of the dale printed in the ballot, will couut as ten votes for one
person in each of the three classes in the contest. These ballots will not be counted unless they are
in' tho oilice before tho expiration ol' the time printed in the ballot.
; 4. Those who are getting up clubs should send in their subscriptions and votes as often as pos
sible. It is not necessary to get up a large club before sending in the names, money and votes.
Each'agent will bo credited with every cent sent in, and will get the benelit of the total at the
ol ose,'of the contest. No person will be counted as an agent, however, till he or she sends in at
5. No a^eiit will be entitled to more than one prize. If the same person appears to be entitled
to more than om? trip, then one ol' the trips wil given to the person who sends in the second
largest amount for the Advocate and Democrat combined. If the same person still seems to have -
two trips, one ol' them will be given 1er the third largest amount for both papers combined.
0, Besides being allowed the votes indicated above, and having a chance tu win a free trip to
the inauguration ot the next President, all agents will be allowed ten per cent commission on all
money collected by them. This applies to renewals as well as new subscriptions. Tobe entitled
to commissions, an agent must send in, al first, as many as three subscriptions. After that, one or
more may be sent a time by the agent.
7. No subscription will be taken on oredit for anybody. We do not keep subscription accounts
S. The votes received by each person will be published in each issue of the Advocate and the
Democrat, revised up to the close ol' the proceeding week
0. The contest will close at o P, M. on thc fifth day of February, 1009. The votes will be
counted and the trips awarded by a committee of three citizens of Marlboro county who are also
lo be elected by the voters themselves. There is a place on each ballot for the names of the cit
izens whom the voters choose to count the votes. The time for voting for this committee will
close just a week before the regular contest. The ballots for them will be counted by the editors
ol' the Advocate and Demoerat.and the three highest will be declared the managers of the election.
Their names will bo published in the paper preceding the close of the contest for the free trips.
In case any manager elected cannot serve, he or she will be allowed to name a substitute.
This ballot, if in thc office of ihe Pee Dee Advocate and the
Marlboro Democrat, before 6 P. M. of Apr. 24, 1908,"will count as len
votes for each of thc following three persons to receive free trips to
Washington and Mt. Vernon, to thc inauguration of thc next Prc sident
of the United States:
Rev. . pastor of the.church
.teacher in thc.school
young lady residing in.
This ballot will also count as ten votes for thc following citizens
as managers of election,
The ballots to be sent in with subscriptions have a little dii?erent form from the above. They
are printed separately and can be obtained al. the oflice by any agent or subscriber who will call
or write for I hem.
The contest is now on. Begin to send in your votes at once. The sooner you get your
favorites in the lead, the better chance they w 1 have of winning.
Subscribers will be entitled lo the same number ol' votes, whether paid at the oilice sent by
mail, or paid to an agent. But in every case the votes must come in with the money, or elso
they will not be counted.
Agents should go lo work al once. A subscriber picked up here and lhere, every now and then
will amount to a great deal by Mi?' time die contest, closes. ADDRESS,
FREEMAN & CALDWELL,
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