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REVIVAL AT CLIO
Thirty-two Sermons Preached by
Rev. J. F. Speake
Clio, May 4.--Tho greatest spir
itual meeting ever held in this com
munity closed on Sunday night
with an over crowded house at the
Methodist church. Thc Rev'd Sirs J
F Spcake,conferonco evangelist, F
H Shu 1er, pastor, and J J Douglas,
pastor of the Baptist church have
worked together in beautiful
Christian harmony, and tho result
is a groat outpouring of spiritual
grace that must lire in this com
munity as a great strengthening
power in tho moral and spiritual
uplift of thc community. Mr.
Speake closed thc services with
his thirty-second sermon receiving
?he plaudit of well done welling
* p in every heart. Tho fruits of
tho victory over evil has not all
been gathered yet. About seven ty
five have come forword for church
membership, some of whom will
go to thc oilier churches as the
doors to all tho churches were
kept open by the pastor, Kev. F
H Shu 1er who occupies a high
place in religious fame and wc all
deeply regret that this is his last
year under the rules of the Meth
Mr. J L Stanton, one of Clio's
best citizens and best carpenters
has moved to Tatum where he has
work for several months ahead.
Rev. J J Douglas will close thc
exercises of the Clio graded school
^.8:30 Wednesday night.
Tho thermometer registered 37
degrees on Friday morning lires
wore enjoyed in every house, and
cotton appeared weak, though but
little has been injured.
Mr. O C Hays, of Dillon, and
Mr. Wilson Hays of thc Bothle
hem section, attended thc scries of
services at thc Methodist church
Rev. W P Mcadors took part in |
the services at the Methodist
church on Friday.
Mr. Arthur Poston, of Chcraw,
has been assigned to duty herc as
night operator, and AS soon as a
night bell is put in here thc oper
ator can bo called up at any time
of thc night at his office in his bed
Mrs. D M Edens has returned
from Clarkton, N. C., after spend
ing some days with her sister,
Mrs. L R Stanton
Mr. D M Edens spent Thursday
night in thc town of Laurinburg,
N. C., and expressed great sur
prise at thc growth of thc town.
'Vhc cold nights and windy
weather of this week make it nec
essary for carly planted cotton to
bc planted over. Some of thc first
cotton planted seems to have stood
tho exposure better than that just
up, but it is a good time for
planting yet. A considerable quan
tity of peaches have been blown
off but thc trees arc yet too full of
The Clio Mottling works is a
new establishment in (Mio and
seems to be doing a satisfactory
business in all kinds of soft drinks.
Mrs. D E Rogers of McColl has
been spending some days in town
with the family of Mr. Dan At
Miss Kate McIntyre, of Red
Springs, N. C., is visiting her sis
ter, Miss Sallie McIntyre, this
COLLAR BONE BROKEN
J B Moore Hurt in Getting off
TraJn Near Sellers.
John Benjamin Moore got his
collar bone broken and was other
wisc bruised in getting off a Coast
Dine train near Sellers last Friday.
Mr Moore intended to get off at
Sellers but the porter did not ea'l
otp Mic name of the station, and
tlm^kain was moving off before
ho^realized that he had reached
Sellers. Ile then decided to get off
at thc Marion and Southern rail
road, about a mile below Sellers.
Thc train slowed down at the
crossing lint did not stop. Mr
Moore stepped off, but the train
was moving faster than he thought
and ho was thrown violently to the
Mr Moore was unconscious for
a few minutes when he regained
consciousness he discovered that
his left collar bone, was broken,
Ho walked about a half mile to
the home ol' a citizen who .sent
him to Latta for treatment. Ile
remained there till Sunday. Ile
reached Bcnncttsvillc on the noon
train Sunday and was taken to
his home on Maple Street. While
snaring H great deal he is doing
ns well as could be expected.
If you haven't, the time to exercise
regularity Doa n's Itepulets will pre
Tent constipation. They- Inducca mild
easy healthful action (d' thc bowels
with Cub griping. Ask your druggist
for them. L'Dccnts.
MRS NANCY EASTERLING
Another Good Womsvn Sifts Joined
the Silent Majority.
Mrs Nancy Eastcrling, who for
some time lias been in feeble health,
died Wednesday morning at the
home of her son, Mr DJ Kasterling.
Besides her son, shebas one daugh
ter living, Mrs II B Willis of
Florence. Her other daughter
Mrs Henry Clark died seyoral
years ago. lier husband, Harris
Eastcrling died on his way home
from from Virginia after serving
four years in the civil war. Left
with three small children, Mrs
Eastcrling provided prudently for
her household. She leaves a num
ber of grand children, and great
grand children who will long re
member their kind grand-mother,
lier spirit has departed to Heaven,
and thc God who gave it, after a
long and noble lifo time.
Death of Sam Cox
8am Cox, who formerly kept a
barroom on the state line, died at
his home in Smithville last Satur
day of cancer of thc jawbone. Ile
had returned from John Hopkins
hospital, Baltimore, where he had
been under treatment. Tho funer
al services were conducted by
Ker. P B Ingraham at thc Hub
bard cemetery Sunday at 1:30 p.
Mr. Cox stopped soiling liquor
two or three years ago, and was
living a better lifo.
Death of Mrs. Thornwcll.
Mrs James II Thom well died at
her home, four miles south of
town, on Wednesday, April 29.
Thc funeral services were conduc
ted by Dr Bunyan McLeod at Oak
Ridge cemetery on Thursday at 11
Mrs Thornwcll was Miss Laura
Anderson before her marriage.
She had been since her girlhood
a faithful member of the Presby
terian church; She is survived by
her husband and one child-a lit
Brownsville, May 9.-Tho work
begun on the Methodist church
here some weeks ago has been
completed and this house of wor
ship is now a credit to tho com
The cool weather and severe
dust storms have done considera
ble damage in places to thc corn
and cotton. Tho stand of cotton in
this section is linc and already
chopping out has begun.
Mr. and Mrs. C B Crosland and
Mary Louise and Misses Annie!
and Sallie Carlisle, of Bennett^
ville, visited at the home of Mr.' Oj
P Hodges last week.
Spoke at Pine Grove
E I) Smith addressed a good
crowd of farmers at Pine Grove
Saturday. Ile did not get here to
fill the engagements at Drake and
Ile was to be in nennettsville
Monday, but (Jims. Crosland read
a telegram from him saying that
he had been unavoidably kept a
Marriage in Bri^htsville.
John A Howell and Miss Mary
Kilon Chavis were married by
Magistrate Hurley on Sunday
night, April 26.
Stop that tickling cough! Dr.
Shoop's Cough (Juro, will surely
stop it, and with perfect safety. It
is so thoroughly harmless, that.
Dr. Shoop tells mothers to uso
nothing else even with very young
babies. The wholesome, green
leaves and tender stems of a lung
j healing mountainous shrub fur
nish the curative properties to Dr.
Shoop's Cough Cure It calms the
cough, and heals the sensitive
bronchial membranes, No opium,
no chloroform, nothing harsh used
to injure or suppress. Demand
Dr. Shoop's. Take no other. J. T.
Most, (Usliguring skin eruptions.
Scrofula, pimples, rastu s etc., ure due
to impure blood, llurdbck lUood Hit
ters is a cleansing blood tonic. Makes
you clear-eyed, clear-brained, clear
Auditor of B. and C. K. R. Wins
a Scotland County Bride.
On Wednesday afternoon April
29th at 3:30 o'clock at the bride's
home, eight milos north of Max
ton, N. C., Mr. G P Bourdclatj
and Miss Frances McLaughlin
were happily united in marriage,
Rev. W J Brown, Presbyterian
minister at Raeford, N. C., offici
ating. Tho groom is tho popular
and efficient auditor of tho Bcn
ncttsvillc and Cheraw railroad and
resides in this city. Tho bride is
accomplished and cultured daugh
ter of Mr. Benjamin McLaughlin,
of Spring Hill, Scotland county,
N. C. Tho happy couple returned
to Bonnettsville on tho 7:25 p. m.,
train, where they were mot by
several frionds, and escorted to
the groom's own lovely little homo,
on King street, which had recent
ly been completed and elegantly
The state Republican convention
met in Columbia last week and a
niid great excitement delegates
were elected io the national con
vention. John G Capers knocked
a negro delegate from the plat
form and for a time it looked as if
serious trouble would be thc con
sequence but this was ar er ted by
I There is n Pink Pain Tablet made by
Dr. Shoop, that will positively stop any
pain, anywhere in 20 minutes. Drug
gists everywhere sell themas DrJShoop's
1 Headache Tablets, but they stop other
pains as easily as headache. Dr.
Shoop's Pink Pain Tablets simply coax
blood pressure away from pail! centers
that is all, Pain conics from blood pres
sure -congestion. Stop that pressure
with Dr. Shoop s Headache Tablets and
pain is instantly gone. 20 Tablet 25c.
Jno. T. Douglas.
The regular spring examination
for applicants for teacher's ccrti'"
cates will be held in tho cc
house, at Bcnncttsville, on the 3i
Friday in May, which is tito 16th
day of that month.
A. L. Easterling,
Co. Supt. of Education.
89-92 A. D.
?ftTired nerves with that "no ambition"
feeling that is commonly felt in spring
or early summer, can be easily and
quickly alterco by taking what is known
to druggists everywhere ns Dr, Shoop's
Restorative. One will absolutely note a
changed feeling within 48 hours aiter
beginning to take the Restorative. The
bowels get sluggish in the winter-time,
circulation often slows up, the kidneys
are inactive, ami ?ven the Heart in many
eases grows decidedly weaker. Dr.
Shoop's Restorative is recognized every
where ns a genuine tonic to these vital
organs, lt builds up and strengthens
the worn-out weakened nerves; it sharp
ens Hie failings appetite, and universal
ly aids digestion, lt always quickly
laings renewed strength, life, vigor,
and ambition. Try it and bc convinced.
Jno. T. Douglas.
State of South Carolina,
County of Marlboro,
In Court of Common Pleas.
William M. Guinn as admini
strator of the personal estate of
John W. Covington, deceased -
Randolph Williams, and Taila
SUMMONS FOR RELIEF
TO THE DEFENDANTS, Ran
dolph Williams and Lula Will
yOU ARE HEREBY SUM
MON 10O and required to au s wer
tho com plain; i ti this itel ion.
which has been tiled in the office
of tho Clerk of tin? Court in and
for Hie County and State afore
said, find lo serve a copy of your
answer to the said complaint, on
ihe subscribers, at their offtco, in
tho Town o? Bonnottsvillc, with
in twenty days after tho service
hereof; exclusive of the day of
snell service; and if you fail to
answer thc said complaint within
the time aforesaid, Hie plaintiff
in this action will apply to tho
Court for tho relief demanded in
TO Tl 1V DEFENDANT, Kan.
dolph Williams hud Lula Will
TAKE NOTICE, that thesum
mons ami complaint in tho above
entitled action have boen lilod hi
office of tho Clerk of Court of
common Pleas, in and for the
County and State aforesaid,
McColl, Mccoll, &LeGi?and,
Attorneys for plaintiff, '
May, 'Jud. A.' D. LOOS, OL? - r>
TO THE INAUGURATION OF
THE NEXT PRESIDENT
The Peo Dee Advocate and the Marlboro Democrat aro going to send a party of ma?
to Washington on the occasion o? the inauguration of tho 27th President of the United StMbm
on March 4, 1909.
Three of the party are to be selected by the readers of the Advocate and the Democrat, TSm
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.
3. The most popular young lady in Marlboro county,
4. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Pee Dee Adyo6S.T?
f) The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Marlboro Deraocia
0. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Advocate aaf?
Each of these persons will be given free railroad tickets to Washington and return, so as t*
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 advance of the inauguration, ??
as to witness the closing scenes of the present Congress, which will adjourn sine die on Mardki
The party will also be given a free trip to Mt. Vernon, Va., the old hom? of George Wash
ington. There can be seen the house in which the First President lived and died, the fumituaro
which he used, the carriage in which he rode, the tomb iu which he is buried, and many otk?
A trip will be taken to to the top of the Washington Monument, which is 655 feet high,
from it the whole city of Washington can be seen, with the Potomac river winding along bte
Concilions of the Contest
1. Each person who subscribes for the Pee Dee Advocate or the Marlboro Democrat will b&
entitled, i< i < s < h ur i pdon subscription, to one vote for each of the persons to be elected. BL
$1.50 is paid for the Advocate one year, the subscriber will be entitled to 150 votes for a minieta?,
a public school teacher and a young lady. Eighty cents for th ) Advocate six months will en
title the subscriber to 80 voten. One dollar for the Democrat a year will entitle the subscribes
to 100 votes, The votes 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 subscriptions ne or she gets. An agent who gets 10 annual subscribers for tfee
Advocate, will be entitled to l?00 votes. Ten for the Democrat will give him or her 1000 votes?
Agents' votes must also be sent in with the money.
ii. A ballot wi be printed in each issue of the Advocate and Democrat, which, when cut oust
t in before the expiration of the date printed in the ballot, will count as ten votes for one
xx\ each of the three classes in the contest. These ballots will not be counted unless they are
!. . the office before the expiration of the time printed in the ballot.
4. Those who are getting up clubs should send in their subscriptions and votes as often as poo
sible. It is not necessary to get up a large club before sending in the names, money and votes.
Each agent will be credited with every cent sent in, and will get the benefit of the total at tb?
close of the contest. No person will be counted as an a^ent, however, till he or she sends iu aft
least three subscriptions.
5. No agent will be entitled to more than one prize. If the same person appears to be entitles,
to more than one trip, thou one of 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 of them will bo given 1er the third largest amount for both papers combined.
6. Besides being allowed the yotes indicated above, and having a chance to win a free trip to
tho inauguration o? the next President, all agents will be allowed ten per cent commission on aW
money collected by them. This applies to renewals as well as new subscriptions. To be entitled
to commissions, an agent must send in, at first, as many as three subscriptions. After that, one <w
more may be sent a time by the agent.
7. No subscription will"bo taken on credit for anybody. We do not keep subscription accounte
8. The vutes received by each person will be published in each issue of the Advocate and the
Democrat, revised up to the close of the preceeding week
9. The contest will close at ti P. M. on the fifth day of February, 1909. The votes will be
counted and the trips awarded by a committee of thrco citizens of Marlboro county who are also
to 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 wit?
close just a week before the regular contest. The ballots for them will be counted by the editor*
of tho Advocate and Democral,and tho three highest will be declared the managers o? the election.
Their names will be published in the paper preceding the close of the contest for the free tripe.
In case any manager elected cannot serve, he or she will be allowed to name a substitute.
This ballot, if ?rc the office of the Pee Dee Advocate and the
Marlboro Democrat, before 6 P. M. of May 16, 1908,"will count as ten
votes for each of the following three persons to receive free trips to
Washington and Mt. Vernon, to the inauguration of the next President
of the united States:
pastor of the.".church
teacher in the.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 di lieront form from tho above. They
are printed separately and can be obtained at the oflice by any agent or subscriber who will call
or write for them.
The contest is now on. Begin to send in your votes at. once. The sooner you get your,
favorites in the lead, tho better chance they w 1 have of winning.
Subscribers will be entitled to the same number of votes, whether paid at the oflice sent by
mail, or paid to an agent. But in every case the votes must come in with the money, or els?
they will not be counted.
Agents ?hould go to work at. once.A subscribe]1 picked up here and there, every now and titer
ill amount to a great deal bv the time the contest closes. ADDRESS,
FREEMAN & CALDWELL