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, ,S ON LAST TUES
vd Attended Closing
- The Programme
J^vcning of Tuesday,
arge and very attentive
scmblcd at the nico new
o of Hamburg district.
building was one of
xl this yoar and is a
lition to thc welfare of
oR Moore, JJ Mininer
B Huckabeo are the
tees, and all men who
ooil schools, and work
the best interests of
in i ty.
ie. Wicker, thcciViciont
med the closing con
was enjoyed by the
.er of patrons and
splayed special talent
he following program
d Out nicely.
. - song by school.
Pertains Her Sister's
"talion by Miss Bessie
Oftico- recitation by
mts and Wishes, reeit
lie 1 triggers.
In 'specks n Beau
s of fun dialogue by
; and lid Driggors,
nty Years dialogue
'ssio Mooro, Mamie
nd Kai le Coxo.
id Maggie Start- ro
?fl, i ?in1 n \V<??ii'?i> I !'>ti
%^ Minnie Munncrlyh,
i Josephine I )riggers,
Nellie I )riggers and
recitation by Josie
Males, recitation b.y
Plot - A Play by
Princess, J oh nb
'rince Luther Dr'tg
io Driggers Mai I.
-recitation, by G . rr;.
school - ( t ood bye.
uk Palti Tahiti nuuk In
. will positively stop any
in JO minutes. Drug?
c sell them as DrJ.-hoop's
ts, hut they Stop other
ly as headache. Dr.
lin Tablets simply coax
iway from pilli! renters
i ( linu s from blood pres-"
%<i. Stoj) that pressure
s I lead.telle Tablets and
gone. 20 Tablet 25c.
Jtio, T. D?nelas.
in two minutes; tooth
burn or scald in live
.ness, one hour; sore
?rs or. Thomas lilecl
CF of Thanks
express our grati
as to the people of
> words of sy in pa
acts which they so
ed and rendered at
ist illness and death,
erl lng and family.
irovoke profanity, but
re (hem, Donn's Oint
ig, bleeding or proJudl,
rears of suffering At?
.eeping the conn ,ry.
roven tics, before it
tted. To check early
50 little (andy ( ?old
s surely sensible and
cs contain no rpi i
ve, nothing harsh
f carly colds were
Oil. Also good; for
MI. Large box, Is
?cuts. Yost, pocket
ts. Sold by J. T.
OF THE WEEK
Several Social Functions Were
Given- Many Matters of
Thc week just ended has been a
notable one in Bennettsville's so- J
eict.v circle, consequent upon thc
McLaurin-Drake wedding. j
Several months ugo thc repor
ter learned of the existence (
of a rather unusual and interesting 1
social club, formed entirely of
young ladies, conducted secretly
with countersign and pass word. (
Phis club was known as the Old '
Maids Club. On last Friday
morning, at the handsome resi- '
dence of Mrs. Throop Crosland,
the club entertained most char- (
mingly in honor of tho liest of its 1
charter members to resign from 1
this society Miss Kinma Mc Lau- '
fin. A number ol* guests bad
m eu invited- -the. occasion being a
Thc guests wen4 received in the
spacious hall by Misses Sam, Ly I '
and denn io Crosland and conduct '
cd into thc library to be presented
to tho guest ol honor. After a
ten minutes contest as to whom
could make the largest number ol
words from the letters contained
in the words k' McLauriu-1 hake"
it was lound that Miss Lillian
( iambrell made tin? highest num
bers and, was presented with the
plixO, a lovely while parasol, by
Miss May Weatherly. Miss Ly I
Crosland, on behalf of the club,
presented to the bride elect as a
token of their love and best wish
cs, a dainty handpaintcd fan.
ribbons and lind the hidden articles I
which were'to bo presented to the;
guost of honor. Whenovory article
h:ul been found, thc guests wore
invited io the dinning room which
had been daintily decorated ill
daisies and ferns. After a most
tempting salad course, Miss Gram- .
broil gave a toast to the bride,
followed by one from Miss Lida
Crosland. Miss Ila Kttstcrling then
- od a toast io thc ( )ld Maids
li was responded to by Miss
Among tllOSO present were Miss
Krnnm McLaurin, Misses Nancie
j L lens, May Weathe rly, Annie
McCall, [florence McQueen of
Howland, N C., Josephine Cobb,
Miss Womaek of Kentucky, Kira
Drake, Lula Hogers* ICI ?xa Cros
land, Lola Kirkley, .Jennie BjjMc
Kae, Lillian Gumbrell, Annie May
McLaurin, Coline and May
Weatherly, IClixubctl) Newton, Ila
Kastor ling, Sarah, Lyl, Jennie and
Lulu Crosland, Miss Kingston, of
Sumter, and Mesdames Throop
Crosland and West.
On Friday afternoon Miss Annie
McCall entertained the McLaurin
Drake bridal pat ty at her lovely
home two miles south of Bennetts
On Tuesday evening, at the. ele
gant home of Senator and Mrs. ,)
L McLaurin was given a reception
to thc bridal party. Receiving were
Senator and Mrs. McLaurin, Mr.
and Mrs. T B McLaurin, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Mills, of Wilming
ton, N. C., Misses Sara, Lyl and
Jennie Crosland. After greeting
the bride and groom, the guests
were invited into tho handsome
reception room, tho?*o to view the
many handsome gifts, evidences of
tin1 popularity of the youno cou
ple. Soon around the punch bowl
gathered the morry crowd, each
ono drinking in that deliciousbev
erago " long life and happiness"
to tho bride and groom.
Mi^s McLaurin was beautifully
gowned in green liberty satin,
wearing a handsome diamond
brooch, the gift of tho groom, The
dining room was urtisticially deco
rated in tlie bridal colors, yellow
and white. A salad course was
first served, followed by icc cream
and cake. Among those present
were Miss Elva Drake and Mr.
Julian McLaurin; Miss Annie Mc
Call, Mr. Clyde Adams; Miss
Pearl Morrison of McColl, Mr.
Beckham; Miss May Weatherly,
Mr. Will Drake; Miss Nancie
Edens, Mr. 1 T Welling; Miss
Lulu Crosland, Mr. Zack Drake;
Miss Florence McQueen of llow
und, Mr. J C Weatherly; Miss
VVomack of Kentucky, Mr. T
McL. Breeden; Mr. and Mrs.
Pbroop Crosland, Mr. John Ever
ett, Mr. C W Dudley and Mr. J B
Thc McLaurin-Drake marriage
ceremony took place at six thirty
/clock Wednesday evening at the
First Methodist church on Dar
lington street. This was a daisy
wedding and tho interior of the
.burch presented a beautiful pic
ture, festoons and chains of daisies
in their white and gold beauty
liung against a background of liv
ing green. Thc altar ami chancel
were massed in groups ol' bund
sonic ferns and palms, while the
scheine ol' while and gold was
elaborately carried out through
every line of the beautiful decora
tions. At cither side of the, allai
stood white columns holding can
d?labras containing candles throw
mg their soft, mellow light upon
Tic fairly ike scone. TIlO central arch
willi its mass ol' liny white daisies
peeping from their nests ol' green,
reposing in the fact that the largo
wedding bell bung suspended from
their midst, mn lo a handsome lig
ure in tho gem ;\J scheine of deco
ration, lu tlii1 ? entre ol' tho rigliH
aisle stood a doul lo arch ol' green,
marking tho pathway of tho bride.
A little beyond this arch stood thc
...Mi . .. . i ' ' '
i clots, u bo snow co grout artistic
As thc hour drew near sweet
music bogan lo steal upon the l|S
tening cn s ol' tho audience. Mrs.
VV 1* Breedon conducted tho music
Tor lin1 occasion. Mr. Clarence
Mills ol' Wilmington', N. C. sang
in bis rich full voice "Morn Eter
nal.'' As the hist notes died away
tho organ, tinder the si illftil lingers
of Mrs. Breeden peale?! forth thc
Lohengrin's Bridal March, and
down thc while ctii'potcd aisles
came first thc white ribbon girls,
Misses Tiny Breeden. Sarah Mc
Laurin, Annie .Mowry and Kale.
Breeden. Next came tho ushers
in white evening suits, carrying
high silk bats, Messrs. .James C
Weatherly, Clyde Adams, C W
Dudley lind John Everett. When
bllOSC bad taken their places to
right and left of tho altar, came
next in order Miss Nancie Edens,
Mr. 1 T Welling, Miss Ed va
Drake, Mr. Julian McLaurin,
Miss May Weatherly, Mr. Will
Drake, Miss Annie McColl, Mr.
Tom Mc L Breeden, Miss Pearl
Morrison, Mr. James Beckham.
The bridesmaids were most ex
quisitely gowned in while empire
gowns ol' embroidered chi don,
wearing large white bats, and
carying tinily parasols. The
dames of honor were Mesdames
Tbroop Crosland and Clarence
Mills. These ladies were elegant
ly gowned in their recently used
The bridal gates were opened by
Everett Crosland and Malcolm
Crosland. Through their portals
passed the sweet little, flower girls
Moultrie Drake and Kachel Bouch
ier, scrattering daisies as they
came. Following thom caine the,
maid of honor, M iss Lula Crosland
most becomingly gowned in un ex
quisite crenion ol' yellow liberty
satin, and earring a cluster boqucl
of daisies. Now came thc bride
loaning on tho ann ol' ber t w in
brother, Mr John B McLaurin.
She was dollied in shimmering
folds ol' lustrous I ) ucl i CSS satin
w illi peai I trimmings. Uer band
some voil was caught back with
clusters of orange blossoms, rest
ing softly against tho golden hair
of tho bride. She was root at the
alter by thc groom and his best
man, Mr Zuck Drake. Rev R K
Turnipseod performed tho simple
ceremony in most impressive style.
Thc bride and groom left on the
evening train amid showers of rice
and best wishes from their numer
IT'S ALWAYS BAD
The Best of Backs Are Bad When
They Ache, and Ben
netts 'ille People
A bad back is always bad.
Bad at night when bedtime
.Just as bad in the morning.
Evor try Donn's Kidney Pills for
Know they cure back adv -
cure every kidney illy
Mis. K M Ham. of Cotton Mill
District. Darlington, S.O., says:
"I am feeling much stronger and
Pelter since I used Doan's
Kidney Pills and t do not hesi
tate to 'ecoinmehd them. lie.
i( ?re I lea rued ?d' their mort1. I
sulfured constantly from dull,
nagging backaches and terrible
nains throughout thc; kidney re
.ions. I could hardly turu in
i.'d and mornings when I would
ti'ise, my back would be so lanie
Hld soto thal I could hardly
Iress niy self. My kidneys wore
quite weak and tho passage ol
<ooretions were distressing. I
is(>d plasters and liniments but
hov did not help nu- and when I
..arno I about Donn's Kidney
Pills, I procured a box. I used
.hoin according to directions and
in a I'.'w days the backache dis
appeared and my kidneys wen
iel lng properly. '
Ivor sale by a]) dealers. Price
r.ii cents, Koster.iVlilburn Co.,
Buffalo. Mow York", sole agents
l or i ho 1?Iiited Stales.
Rem'omb'or the name - Doans
and lake no Other.
i nc loriaci-?l.oi.u .,. ? ..
mucous moinbrnno sm posttory ri mady, w lill? Dr.
Sliaop s Kestomtlvo ls wholly mi lutornnl trent
III.Mit. Tim Ilostorntlio roachoa throughout tim
catiro system, seeking Hu? ropnlr o? ult nerve,
all tissue, mid nil woori n timon ts.
Tho "'Night Curo", us Its munn implies, .loos its
work wliii.? you sleep, lt soothes soro and litfin ni<
od mucous surlncos, heals local weaknesses nari
discharges, wliilo tlio Uestorntlvo, oases nervous
excitement, gives renewed vigor mid ambition,
h.liMs up wnstetl tis-\:. s. bringing a..ont renewed
strength, vigor, and energy. Take Hr. Blioop's
I Ucstonitlvo-Tablctsor Liquid-,isn gonornl tonio
ta t!..' system, l-'or positivo local help, uso as well
JNO. T. DOUGLAS.
AN ODD WAGER.
Th* I'eeollur lli-t ii l-*orel*iii l'rlnee
I.uni nuil Wim lu I'nrlN,
Gambling hns always boen a favor
Ito occupation for tho SOUK of royal
bouses, hut non" of them probably
lins *ver exhibited so much wit and
bigenulty in bin betting as a foreign
prince did nt his stay In Paris.
Ile laid ti heavy wager with :i mom
! ber of thc Imperial club of tho French
capital that within two hours ho
would be arrested hy tho police w'th
out committing tiny offense or pro
voicing tho officers of the law In any
fashion. Accordingly, having clothed
himself In rags of the most disreputa
ble appearance, ho walked Into one of
the most nristocrntlc restaurants In
the city nnd ordered n cup of choco
late. The walter refused to servo htm
unless be showed evidence that ho
could pny. Tho prince nt once drew
n roll of bnnk notes from lils pocket
and offered ono of large denomination
to the astonished attendant. The hit
ter took the bill mid carried lt nt once
to the proprietor, who neut for tho
police, lu tho meantime allowing lils
strange guest to be served.
As soon nH thc authorities arrived
they arrested tho Incognito son of roy
alty ?nd took him to tho nearest stn
tlon, whore of course he was released
after ho In d disclosed the fncts of tho
affair.-Kew York Tribune.
Color ll I I M il II . . ; .
The tenn color blindness Implies nn
entlro absence of tho color sense, nnd
there ure u few persons who are In this
condition, but ll diso Includes nil the
forms of partial color blindness In
which tho perception of one of the
fundamental colorr.-- red, groen and
violet is wanting) mid which ore
known as red blindness, green blind
ness and vioiot blindness. Tho lino be
tween these various kinds of color
blindness /iud it perfect perception of
colors ls not sharply drawn, so that a
large number of persons have what ls
dilled a feeble color sense, which falls
rhort of neilin! color bon iness. Tin to
ls no (loutit that color blindness ?li its
various forms ls much moro common
flinn ls generally B.ipposod, and it is
moro common tuno ig tho imperfectly
I than tho well edin a ed classes.
FAMOUS FOR FAT.
Pnnlcl I.nmberf, Who DI?? In 190*9,
Got Too Obos? to Wollolo.
The fame of Daniel Lambert as a
rhnmplon among fat men lu England,
If not In thc world, Billi remains un'
rivaled. Daniel waa born at Lelcestot
in 1770 and died in 1800 at Staniford.
The grandson of a celebrated coek
Dghtcr and addicted to sport through
ont his life, his dimensions were not
extraordinary, and lils habits were not
different from those of other lad? un
til he was fourteen years old. Whop
twenty-three years of age, however, he
turned the scale at thirty-two stone,
and, although he ls recorded to have
been then p ?ie to walk from Woolwich
to London, nt the time of his dciUh, In
his fortieth year, lu had attained th?
prodigious weight of fifty-two stone, 01
728 pounds, and was more or less help
less. He was a modest man, and whet
he had achieved physical greatness
fame was thrust upon him. He wat
for a long time unwilling to be mach
a show of, but he gained a more than
local reputation, and people traveled
from far to see him, resorting to vari
ous devices in oi'der to be allowed lc
do so. At length the prospect of profil
overcame his resolution, and for font
years before lils deal li he exhibited
himself in London and in the prov
Ile was apparently a man of some
wit. for once, before he permitted thc
public to gaze upon him. an Inquisitive
(arson had gained access to his pr?s
ence by pretending t<? bo a fellow
sportsman Interested in Hie pedigree of
u inure, whereupon Laudiert promptly
replied, "She was bred by impertinence
out of Curiosity." lleforo tho days of
Daniel Lambert, Edward Bright of
Maillon was a well known fat man. al
though lils name no longer lingers as
a household word. He died In 17?0 at
thc age of thtrly years, weighing forty
two stone mid seven pounds, and is
Stated lo have horn an nettv? man till
a year or I wo before his death, when
his corpulency so overpowered Iiis
strength that Ids life was a burden and
his (lentil n deliverance Holli Bright
and Lambert seem to have been genial,
good humored fellows and very popular
, among those who visited them, in
I deed popularity seems to he the lot ol
the corpulent lu fact an well as hi fie.
? lion. The heroes of fiction, however,
1 have Ibo advantage in Hie matter of
' lasting glory, and tho names o? Daniel
j Lumber I and tho fut boy of I'ecklin In
sink \ulo Insignificance beside those of
! Fa 1st a fi* and the fat boy in "Pickwick."
When James Hassell Lowell was
,,>,,,i . lo '.'.?"bind he was fliest at
j *"At Hits hour of the night, or, rather.
' of the morning, my only Interest In ap
plied science ls to apply Hie Hp of tho
mnteh to the side of the box upon
Which til ?ne ii ignites and to apply tho
flame so obtained to the wick of a bed
A moment later Lowell tossed a pa
per across tho table to him bea ring
these two lines:
Oh, brief Slr Frederick, would that nil
Your happy talent und supply your match!
-Youth's Companion. '
A Pair of MlNora,
Mr. rind Miss Duncei were reputed
the most notorious misers in the eight*
eonth century. The manner lu which
this couple were found alter death to
have disposed of their wealth was even
more strange than could have been
He ir method of acquiring lt. The total
value was ?20,000, which was tims dis
posed of: Two thousand live hundred
pounds was found under u dunghill,
?600 lu an old coat nailed to the man
ger in the stable, ?000 in notes was
bidden away in an old teapot, the
chimney yielded i'2.tKXl stowed in nine
tee;', dat?rent crevices, and several
jugs tilled with coin were secreted lu
tho stable loft.
r:>i KI o. i><r M .Mn/.nu Charta.
That shriveled parchment, the char
ter of English freedom, was saved, lt ia
unid, by the veriest chance from th?
scissors of a merciless tailor. Struck
by the groat seals attached to a pleco
of paper the tailor was cutting up, Mir
Poliert Cotton stopped the man and
gave him fourpence for the document
he would have destroyed. It ls now In
the Hritish museum, Hued and mount
ed und in a glass case, the seal a
shapeless mnsB of wax and the charac
ters quite illegible.--London Mull.
S?l?t M*ld to MU4r?aa.
"Where have you been, Jane?"
.Tve boen to n meeting of the Girls'
Friend Iv society, ma'am." was th?
"Well, what did the Indy sny to \\..i?"
"I'leaso, ma'am, she said I wasn't
to give you warning, as I meant to.
She said I was to look upon you ns my
thorn- and bear it." New Yorker.
vi I ) 11 IIr. " ?? HM.
"Hut would you die for me?*' per
sisted the romantic malden.
"I would," replied the frank and eld
erly suitor. "Even now I nm using a
lilil? priced preparation warranted io
restore hair lo its original color." -De
troit I Tee Tress.
'I'luii Musical I'nr,
Praxiteles You perhaps wouldn't
think i;, but Po Pounder, the musician
Over there, plays entirely by ear. l i
nore ls it possible? ls that what
Hulkes 'em so large'.' Tit -11 i t s.
A bair in the head is worth two In
the brush, isostou Christian lteglstor
It is said tl at next siunmw
President Roosevelt will go on in
Hinting trip to Africa and will W
iccotnpanicd by his son.
Vrrival and Departure of Passen
ger Trains at Bcnnettsville
All trains are daily except Sumliiy-v
in less otherwise indicated.
6.20 A. M. from McColl.
6.30 A. M. (daily) from FayettcvAit
7.45 A. M. (rom Drake and Dienhehnx
9.45 A. M. (rom Kollock, Coluin bin;
l'acksonville, Fortsnioutl), Richmond
int New York.
12.03 P. M. (daily) .Sumter, Cr.:
nubia, Ornngeburg, Wilmington, Dillon,
Charleston and Jacksonville.
12.55 P. M. from McColl.
3.30 P. M. (daily) from Gibson
yOO P. M. from Drake ami Meiihcitt.
7..^s 1-. M. (daily) from Fayetteville
S'orfolk, Richmond and New York.
9.36 1*. M. from Sumter. Columbi;
Vugustn, Wilmington, Dillon, Charles'
iou md Jacksonville.
9 15 I*. M. from Kol lock, Portsmouth!
Richmond and New York.
6.40 A. M. foi- Sumter. Columbi!
Florence, Wilmington, Dillon alu
7. .">' i A. M. for Kol lock Richmond and
S.3? A. M. for Fayetteville, Richmond
i:ul New York. (Connects iii M ixion to *
12.05 1'. M. for McColl.
l.Mop. M. (daily) for Gibson,
12.20 p. M. for blenheim and Drat;.-.
3.46 P. Mt (daily ) for Suinter, Colan. ?<
bia, Ornngebiirft, wilmington, Dilly..
Charleston abd Jacksonville.
7.'-" P. M. for Kollock. Col umbin,
Jacksonville, Portsmouth, Richmond ?UM
s p. M. f?.r Fayetteville) Richnvftu
and New York.
(Connection it Maxton for Wilmington;
9.40 P. M. hu- McColl.
9.30 P. M. for blenheim and Drak.-.
. This train waits till I0,30for Coast btu i\
train iroin Sumter.)
Thinks it 5 a ved His Life
* . x" 1. ni v-,.,1,.? >tnir<?:
rttO? <I at lite iiv.i.. ~. . '
remedies, As a preventive o? pneu
monia, and healer of weak lam's ii lyt.s
no equal. S<dd under guarantee
Douglas ?S: Hrccdtn's drug sloro. 50J
.r.: . fd.00. Trial bottle free.
C. ididates cards arc published from
date of insertion till the election for
five dollars, cash in advance.
AU DI Ti m
l hereby announce myself a candi
dale tor reappointment to the otil?is
ol'County auditor, subject. totheac<
lion of ilie Democratic primary.
A-D .1 P Campton".
i hereby announce myself as a cae*
didatc for Sherill of Marlboro County
subject tome results of thc Heme
erat lc primary.
A-D AV K Hogers,
1 am a candidate for the oilier of.
Sherill of NI a ri bt ?rd count y. subject. U
t he rules and result of the approach
lng Democratic primary.
A-D li -I Woodley.
I hereby announce myself a caaoti.
1 date, for the Office of County Supe rv?,
. sor. subject to the action of Hie lieu.
,\.\) EDI .raltam.
i hereby announce my candidacy
for reelection to thc otllce of; ?uj>ervi
sor of Marlboro county subject bo tba
results of thc Democratic primary.
A-I) frank Manning, .lr.
I hereby announce myself a. candi
date, for County Treasurer, subject tu
the act-ion of the Democratic primary
A-D CW Crosland.
CLERK OF COURT..
1 hereby announce myself a. candi
dat e, for i lerlt of Court, subject to tin*
action of t hc Democratic primary.
A-D John ll Thomas.
I hereby announce myself as a catv
didatc for Clerk' of Court, subj'^?t ^
thc action of Hie Democrat ii;pi Ima .
A-i) J ?iv D Edens,
i hereby annonce myself A-CJW
didat c for clerk of Cotirt,8UbjccttO tXu:
action of tlio Democratic primary.
A-1) Tom i llamw.
I hereby announce myself a candi
'date 1er re-election to'the Ollie? OV
Clerk* bf Court, subject to HIL Deon
A-i) .1 A Drake
Ct ) Ni i Kl.SS
I announce myself n candidate Ii
Congress front thc sixth district, sut*
jeeb to tho rules of the Democrat!,
pi i ma r\.
A-D P A Hodges