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that does not gripe
Pleasant to tal. LI
-Cojitidued by the
south Carolina Farmiers' I-ducational wtid
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ConImuiniitions iitentided for thi deparrt
tuientt ihould be m1idressed to .1. U. StrihliIng,
Pendleton, South Carolina.
Notice of Farmers' Meeting,
There is to be a geoneral farmers
meeting, hold at Pickens C. fH. ont
May 12th. All Farmer's Unions
are requested to send delegates and
all farmers, and others interestod in
the welfare and sucoess of the farm
ing inter, st, shoubl altt.tid. There
is to be good sp--ak 11ra (r dIist a1 int
cities to ad e nt's I ie peopl o n .l
he dla.y and
date, Satjw If - .
May, ay 12th, 1906.
That Chinese Boycott Hammer.
The cotton bear olotent is now
circulating the news that al I Amer.
Wcan spinnerp, that supply the heavx
cotton goo:14 tra I toi Chiit, are
now turning their attt a ion to (ie:
goods, and, in conuquence of bil
are using only about half of the
anout of cotIon thay fornimrl
used in this Chinese trade. Con
suners and speculattors are inisi
this fact to liammer down prico
when, in reality, it. makei little o:
no differenco whether Giglfatd o1
America makes the cloth for thi
Chinese trade; in eit heFr caso Amor
lcan cotton will have to ho conlsid
ed in this thing just the same
Really, we want some of our snar
cotton men to tell us the difforonci
about who makes the cotton good,
if our American cotton has to b(
considered in the supply of the rav
material for this Chinoso shirt
Now, if these cotton bears wil
show us that these Chinamen aro t
reduce the length of their shirts o
go without comnmonae, then thor
miulit. )e somein logical reason ft
proonen i becomo) alarmied, bn
sO long as Chinese babies and otl
era are born naked this America
cotton will have to considered o
constituting about eight- tenths
the raw material that goes int
their clothing, and we are iln doub)
as to whether it makes very muel
difference as to who maikes thi
Who Is to Blame For It.
.lt farnmrs do not come *.~a
iin the farmers' organizal.. La
try to protect their ov iw e
in their own way, thu be a a u.
that all that clars o: kmrri 'thi
refuse to organize3 is the re:a: o:.s~aa
les in the way of build ingz up I
strong combmnation of farmers witi
sufliint strength to down any and(
a I c 'nibionation against our couin
mn * ie .4 ae fairmers.
If you1 have jo ined in withi thn
F'r'm'rs' Union. anid (10n1 your1
boat to uphold ouir common inter
est in obtaining profital prictEs
for our products, then you will fe& I
(I olv'r ihis ma tter whet her you
de ail wo wish to do or' not
* PI~ i.r.. i great comnfo'rt in knmow
lng that you have (done your duty.
There is RunninQ ln it.
If we farmers don't runj thec spec
ulator out he will keep o1n ruinning
the farmer in the hole.
If cotton farmers don't come to.
gether and agree upon terms as to
how much we are willing to pay
fo. handIinhg our cot ton until it is
dE- I. edffi among conlsumners of
a) . t Ihe samei old gang 0l
8jp .' os, ill c'minulA to ti
Sjob) :orj us andI~ namem thor' owl
price for it, and collect just abou'
all they may want for this job.
* This pleasant reading-an ex
tract from a letter received:
4) I have read the the nPwspapr
clipping which you inclosed, wit
much interest, and agree with yo
most -heartily that wo have gott
~e~h our farmers the imnportanc
#'r of railg their supplies and ina
potrmg their soil without going t
- Tauoh heavy expense in buying for
s ou know, I have bean workI
bgvry hard along the same lin
.~i ybl ro in, trying to organize th
r arnd to get concer t of actioe
irpart, to try to got a fat
ii iy prolnet which the:
for sale. So far as.1 cat
'f4n' thitik it makes 8o mucllt
a whmef.her thueis iaccomn
~ ~1~l)dby the .IFarmer'a nion of
sxative Fruit Syr
is Drug Company and Dr. R. F. Smit
we are trying to do, is to improve
the oendition of our country, and
I bid God's speod to any organiza
tion that is gotten out on a high
ijaIno with this in view.
'if ever I can sorve you in any 4
way in the future', p'ea8s (10 1.t 11-s. 4
itato to call pon ime" and I will d-,1
So witI l 'asurl.
Ve-rv Res1pectfilly Youns,
F. II. Hyatt, Trieoasure S. C. As
if otheri e.I1 organlize a (attr r
beim-1 n b. uCki n.1 p tr . 0 av
'om to uma ta of the t) n
1 lcs18 0 f 4'l- t i Ij , H1
c trt why ..1 ton growers cannut 4
do the same thinig for their interost
and even better if they will only
comiibineo their power in similar
losiness organizations like the gang
d.,s that take our proflits away
i',*m the [arm r.
'4 f'.rget. tlat t o Fatniors'
U oion is an licatioial atfair, and
b.i.t u0 all shoild tako e.trning
! , anl) otlher.
ionarelh Who Were Fnmon- For
Their cillinnsry Learninge1P'
Royalty in tiies past has had many
an accomplished epleure an learnted in
cillillary lor1 a1s inl the prallei of the
cuisine. It was Ilenry do valos who
brought Into fashlion aromatic sauces
anit varios spice daintles, Inheriting
his taste for cooking from Cdatherine de'
Medlei, who Introduced into France not
only lees, but much of the culinary art
Lou1is XIV. was devoted to gastron
omy, and for his use liquors were in
vented inl his old age, -when, it Is said,
11e could scarcely endure existence
without at succession of artiltial stim
I lanliltS. But the perthiacity with
which Charles V. of Spain gratifled his
appetito under all circumstances rival
ed even that of Frederick the Great.
' Beforo rising In the morning potted
capons Nwere usially served to him,
prepared with sugar, milk and spices,
Iced beer being one of his favorito
- drik11. FISh, too, of every kind was to
his tiaste, eels, frogs ad oysters occu
pying a prominent plice In the royal
8 bill of fare. Frederiek the Great was
fond of highly seasoned ments and had
a strong predilection for ItaiilIn or
French made1( dilshes. It was1 his habit
during~ d1inner to malke ipeneillmarks
3 aginlst the differenit items of the bill
of fare'(, to whieh ho referred when
conversing afterward with the maitro
When the Duc d'Escars and his royal
master, Louis XVIII., were closeted to
gether to talk over a dish the ministers
r.-e. kept waiting inu the antechlamber,
. he nex t day tis notliee regularly
edv~ ini the ollichal journals: "M. ho
e d'Escars a1 tratvailile danns 10 cab
a't."' It may be altitled that Louis
XVIII. had1( inlvented tho "trufles a la
1,ure'e d'(ortolanls," anid, reluctant to
diselose the secret, he0 inivariably p~re
hared the (11st with his owna hands,
Iassisted by t~lhe duko1c. Another epicul
rean of the fir st order was t ho Polish1
King ~Stanislaus Lesz'inski, who invent
e'd maniiy a neow (dish and4. vastly 1im
p~rovedl the style of cooking, astonish
ing thu Lorrainers, among other things,
1by haiving served up at his talie dishes
of meat with fruits, both of which had
b)een cooked toge'thier. Geeso0 whieh
had1( been plucked when alive, then
whipped to (death, and marninees were
set dlown iln his bill1 of fare as foreign
birds, and~ aifter a somewhat similar
fashion turkeys were tranosformoed linto
"coqs do bruyeres" and were served at
the0 table buried unde1r the stron~g
smlellinig herbs of LorraIne. One y'oar
was remarkalie ror the enItire0 failure
of thio fruit crop, but Stanilslaus woulid
not be deprived of his dessert, for,
turnIng his attentioni to conlfectionery,
110 Substitulted Cl copositions Of sugared
vegetables, especially3 of tulrnips.-Lon
What onio goes inlto debt for nine
timles out of ten is a luxurny.
A man always making oxcuses leaves
himself 110 time to make anlythling (e180.
Iiniless based upon frIendship
threatenls both1; i'riendship based upon
business strengthiens both.
That~ mlanl can blest ignore tihe enmity
of those who dlon't understand~ him
who goes home to a wvifo ,who does.
It is a good dheal easier to pray for
meni's soul18 thtan to pour balm into
.thteir wou~nds, not to mention that it
The supremo court has not yet deeld
r e(1 which is the weakor man-lho who
is not able to see his8 own weakness or
hho haso in O afith in hlimlolf.
" Fromn an intellectuaul point of v'low
o that t1im1 of one's life is mest wasted
e wvhen 110 tries, in a spirit of dumbl loy
alty, to admiro all these things that are
Popularly considered admiirable.--Suc
- ~ The Word "'slav."~
The wvord "slave," which is happily
,used seldom unless metaphorically in
this country, is a wvord of brilliant his
(' torical antecedents. Its original, the
e Russian "slav'a," means glorious anid
,is the title of that raco which sub
sumeIs thle Russian people. liut wuhen
r the Germans redumced hiosts of the Siays
to servitude thleir name11, from malice
01' aiccidemnt, as Gibbon says, becamie
synonymo1lus with "servile." It retains
no0 more sumggestion of its racial origin
now than (does "ogre," whlehi is really
"Ihungarian," fromi a confusion of the
MaIigyara wih the Huns,- and of both)
ithbth terrible Tartars.
Stomach and Liver
rho Difference Hetween IeflectingW
and Iterfrneting K inds.
A very pretty little experiment which
Ilustrates the two methods of forming
in optical Image and by way of cor
Ilu5vy illustrates the 'ssential differ
inco between refracting and reflecting
elescopes may he perfor-med by any
iw who possesses a reading glass and
magnifying hand mirror. In a room
lint Is not too brightly illuminated pin
sheet of white paper on the wall op
tosito to a wlndow that by preference
-iould face tho north or away from the
iosition of the sun. Taking first the
eading glass, hold it betwcen the win
.ow and the wall parallel to tho pheet
If paper and a fo0ogr- Tio're distant
T>Ittia"I~itferC1By moving it to and
ro a little you will be able to find a
Listanco corresponding to the focal
ength of the lens, at which a picture
)f the window is formed on the paper.
Ihis picture, or image, will be upside
lown because the rays of light cross
it tho focus. By moving the glass a
ittle closer to the wall you will cause
(ho leturo of the windt.r to become
uIdistinet, while a beautiful image of
the luses, trees or other objects of the
ouitdoor world beyond will be formed
upon the pa per. We thus learn that the
i:st:Ice of the image from the lens va
rie. with the distance of the object
wo itm linage Is formed. III preelsely a
simitilar manner fin Image is formed at
Ihe fous. of' tie object glass of a re
frain t0i eoleope.
Take next youri magutifying or con
-:Ivo Iitror, Iind, detaching the sheet
if li:iper from the wall, hold it nearly
in Iront of the mI irror between the it=
ler and the window. When you have
a"ju.ted the distance to the focal
lengt h of the mirror, you will see ani
inwogo of tho wlidow projected oi the
Iaer. IBy varylhig lie distance as he
fore you wi ho ablo to Lnroduce at will
pielures of' neiareri or more remiote ob
jects. It is In this way that images arc
forie:d it the focus of the inirror of I
Trite Experimetit of l-irinug a caion
Iluarietl Umuler WNater.
The iimost etirlotts expeimli sent ovel
made -itll a1 pice of or'alnce wa's a:
Portsmoutlh. Enin1""1d. A stage Va
cr-ted in thel liihr-or wNitn01i the tidl
n11,1r-k. On Iithb an ArImstr ong guli o
the 110 pound patItrn was moutedl
The gull was theln loa:ded IId eefully
aliued at a target-al this, of cotrse
during tho time of low tide. A few
houis later, when the gun and the tar'
get were both covered.with water to
de-pth o six feet. the gui was fired IW
lwn ' 1of electrielty. We sidh "almie
at a target," but tihe facs are thai
flere were two targets, but only one
was erec ted for I this shechIt' il prment.
tihe othzer beinmg thle hull of ian old ves
sel, the Gruiier, wleh(1 lay diretlhy be
hln:l the tirget anid in ranige of' the hall
The target lIsa-if was lnieed only twen
ty- ite feet fro-m the rtuuzzle of' the gun.
It wals comiposed of oak beams andi
planiks andi was twenty-ono inches
Ini ordler to meako thto old Griper In
vulnerale a sheet of boller plate thr'er
lln(hes' thick was riveted to the water
le:m hull ini d'irect rnlge with them
centse thme ball1 wasti exp~ected to take li
hot dlellec'ted by thme wuater'. Otn inl of
thieso-thie oakeni tar'get, the boller
ltts and tho old v'essol hull-the ef
feet of the shot f'romt the submerged
gun was really startlIng. The wiooden
target was pIerced through and1(
through, and the bol ler' io tairget was
broken ito P~eeeS anid div en Iinto Its
'"backIng,"' the hall1 passIng rIght on
thmrnmght both sies of the vessel, mak
Ing a huge hole, through whleh the wa
ter pmouredi In torrents. Taiken altogeth
or, the experimlent was an entire sue
*css., diemnistrating, as It did, the feasi
bllity of placing submerged gus In
mirrhors in time of war and doing great
damage to the vessels wvhich an enemy
nIght dispatch to such points for the
purpose of shelling cities,-Londor
'The FIanceco-There's just one thinug
hat worries me a little. The Fiance
What is that? Theli Fianeeo-There
seems to ho no op~posion on the part
of any of our relatves.
A Sure Ct
Galls, Bruises, Contracted Mn
Frosted Feet, Burns, Scalds,
AN ANTISEPTIC that
ammatlon, and drives out Pain.
PENETRATES the Pc
--promotes a free circulation
Mirs. 1E. A. Simpeer
Tenn., writes: " I ha
flot Springs, Ark., fo.r
get more relief from
than any medicine or ii
Inclosedi find postofflie
large bottle by Southet
THRFZE SIZES: 2
BE SURE YOU
i- _ _ _II_ __._: ; A
NThd GreaCtBlood' Pn
'Also a -Specific for lother'l
n arising fronm' purItIesoftt
i Adult.- one to two teaspoonfuls I
Water. after meals and at bedi
BALTIMOREP MD.; U'
SHAKE THE BOTT
Del:iware hasu beeni clledi the D-ia
m'.on(i Stito. for, though sma11ill In size,
't l'Ormely wl4 of' great Jolitienl im
I)Ortllce. It Ilso eijoys the nlckname
of' th llue Ien State. this having
beln hertowed oil atccoulnt of a gentle
mian named Caldwell, who mide the
state t'taiots in sporting annals by the
quility of his gamecocks, which he al
ways bred from the eggs of a blue hen,
believing that this was the best color
for the mother of a gamecock.
Joy Is the mainspring In the whole
round of everlasting nature; joy moves
the wheels of the great timopkco of the
world; she it Is that loosens flowers
'romt their buds, suns froi their firma
ments, rolling spheres in distant space
seen not by the glass of the astrono
Thouanda Have Kidney i-gouble
and Don't Xnow it.
Hlow To Find Out.
Fill a bottle or common glass with your
water and let it stand twenty-four hours; a
sediment or eoct
tling indicate-: en
tion cf the kid
neys; lilit etains
youra linen Rt i*
evidencC ci kid
ney trouble: too
a frcquent det,ire te
pass it cr pain i:
the back i-,:
convincing proof that the kldneyo and blad
der are out of order.
What to Do.
There 13 comfort In the knowledge so
often expreszed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root, the great kidney remedy fulfills every
wish In curing rheumatIsm, pain In the
back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every pr rt
of the uriniary passage. It corrects iniability
to hold water and scalding paIn in pas:.ing
it, or bad effects followIng use of liquor,
wine or beer, an .1 overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to g-o often
durIng the day, and to get up me.:.y timca
during the night. The mild and the extra
ordinary effect of Swamp-Root is soon
realized. It stand3 the highest for its won
derful cures of the most distressing cases.
if you need a medicine you should have the
best. Sold by druggists in 50c. and $1. sizes.
You may have a sample bottle of this
wonderful discovery '
and a look that tells
more about it, both sent
absolutdy free by mail.
Address Dr. Kilmer & nomeo or si'am-Poot.
Co., i3ir.ghatmton, N. Y. When writing mecn
lIon reading this generous offer in this paper.
Don't make my mistake, but remember
the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's
Swarnmp-Root, and the address, I3inghamntorn.
N. Y.. on every bottle.
for RheumatIsm, Cuts,
r Sprains, Wounds, Old
Sores, Comns, Bunions,
usclos, Lame Back, Stiff Joint,
stops Irritation, subdues iflam
res, loosens the Fibrous Tissues,
of the Blood, giving the-Musolos
ENT ON flAITH
,500 Craig St., Knoxvilte,
ye been trying the baths ot
sciatic rheumatism, but 5 . T
Ballard's Snow Liniment I
nything I-ave ever tried. ..
ordr or 1.0.Send me '
5c, 50o AND $1.00
0EV THE GENUINE
8OM DEDS BY
"THERE'S A. CURE FO
Not the mere temporary relief
not the little help that the c
ABSOLUTE AND COMP
Rheumacide does. Rheur
uric acid in the blood. It It
a strong and vigorous in
the blood of all its, germs
ural methods that it bui
SWEEPS ALL F
i Different from any o
latest.. scientific discoveri
Diseases CURED AFTER 36 YEARS.
e Blood. "Baltimore, Dec.
For 10 years I have suffered terribi
Rheumatism. I was treated by leadiri
I, sicians but gotno relief, Long since I des
N a ilttle of ever being well again. But hcai
RIIEUMACI)E, I decided to give it
rI have taken to bottles, and, thanks
wonderful medicine, I now feel that
gotten a "new lease on life." Every
of the disease has been driven from my s
MRS. LAURA D. GARDNER
1301 James St., Baltin
Sample bottle and booklet FREE
If you send five cents for postage
R. EDITOR :Please say to your readers and my
Comp liii of Relial10 od'i which I have to
faet, at the prices9 which I aim quoting I consido
3arry a little of "any thing and everything," and am s,
IF YOU NEIED HEAVY WINTER lI30ES, \\
WEAR ond HEAVY KNIT SHIRTS; also, a good lin
From now until Christmas we invite the ladies -
ill DRY GOODS. DRESS GOODS, NOTIONS, CIc.
Will mako the same offer as the above to tihe n
f'runks, Valises, Gents' Furnishings, etc. 'rhe nicest
Flour, salt and barbed wir by tho car load to g<
A gomplete lne of the good kind of furniture ai.
[ron King stoves and Chattanooga Plows-two very nel
he best of their kind on the market. Chinaware, Gih
A full line of Undertakers' goods and a nice Her
Your patronage solicitedI and you will ht treate<
P. S.-AIl persons Owing the estate of W.* T. M<
s et' riy asm pomi le.
By a Record of T
You are banking OnI experienice wi
other fertilizer is so wvell balanced in ti
harvest. Don't take a substitute. Fa
crop. It is the leading fertilizer of the
*It has been proven by over twent:
Fish and Animal matter is superior
for growing cotton. Farmers' Bone is
OR~OW 1890-1,500 TONS
F. S. ROYSTER CUAN~O
Norfolk, Va. T1arboro, N. C
Columbia, 8. 0. Macon,
-We Fulfill E'
U.GHT,'MUDIUM AND IIIEAVY
FORt EVERY KIND OF WORK
ENGINES AND BOILERS
AND SIZE3S A1D POR 3VWRY
CLASS OP* SVICE. * ws tr R~
AS FOR OUR STMtBWO3UNTIL.CUD.
PL.ACING Y4OlUR ' R N. K. KING, M.
GIBBES MACH IN ER OMPA NY- : g ~~
COLUMIA. . C.DR. KING Mi
that the old "remedies" gave,
loctor's prescriptions give; but
LETE CURE. -. That is what
natism is caused by an excess of
an internal disease and requires
ternal remedy that will cleanse
-and yet act through such nat
Ids up the entire system.
OISONS THE' BLOOD.
ther remedy. The result of the
es. At the same time it cures
Rheumatism it sweeps out
of the blood the germs of
y with all other blood diseases,
g phy- and cures Indigestion, Conm
Ing of stipation, Catarrh, Kidney
to tis and Liver Troubles, La
E Grippe and Contagious
rstem. Blood Poisons.
iore. YOUR DRUGGIST SELLS IT.
TT CHEMICAL COs, Prop's, BALTIMORE, M+.
frie V5s that 1 m61 i a I ' 1) t
r thjtir ini eeti un1 -a , wry claW 14I figures. In
r tle gonds aro I.ra. .ins. TI thorn thia . ,
Illilng at, a e lse pi "Ofi.
n have tbem ; also, FiTSi', P/ .T. UNDER
Ao call and %%o will im-'.ke th:n cli.e prices on
el folks oil C lotiing, Uos, int, Underclothing,
line of theso go.d, w 1.ave ver c ritir.
at prices tiat d'fy comp'tition.
Id nico nMtLing, crtigal~ rcgs. Age nt 1
e(ssary thiing in overy will regultal inily all I
sSware, Agateware, Tinware und ther wnaro that
Fall w 11 les con.~~ Ci4j f(orwanI an nmko s et I timci t
ie o eriimwthFres'Bn.N
:e ouh.~ Ii. ihIl~~5 ~~C N
lyin' ohAsoelfrany kindlo
,'-one years of successive use that
to any other known anulnoniate
eryPrmie ndNever Hol out Fals :Hopos
otr iiout the knife or boUg10e and Varicorele w~ihott
a or detention from uins;onaou ldPisn
urn, withon6 mereliry orsnnrlmxr; nsofaty
''The Dr. King Medical Co. IS anT inatitui.mi organized undOr thois
-laws of the Stato of Gooirgia for thei tiotni'tt Cra ndar of all
. rousandeb'rontidiese. Dr. N. K(. Kilrg, thei foundor of;
n i titutioni, is the chiuf consuiltim triecialit, being assisted
u e Iotreat aof ~hruieas isc unsur
sed; e useboth medloal and electrical ag4len Sis
OuroffooeaeqUIPp4Od with: all the galvanio, faradio bate
-' ea, X-ray, violet ray, and Finsen ray: in f act, every eloetr 1 -
eontivn known to the medical proftession. Our sanitarIum *
tra1nod and ,flytrnt attendants, regularly qualifid uates
anloonsed physicians being in chaorge.
We employ no misleading means to secgro patie. nte
~atronlag--no. 0. J).'s or unask dfor li teraturo are sont on -
this instation. Our terms fur trentment avoratge from --
t$10.00 per miontih, (medIiine inlludod) anid wO gite Lnhe assur
ance of a oure with n a spoelflod time.
such as Kidney and Blade or troulos, Rth umatisnm,
fJtupturo IlydroolO, Drains. L olses, ce. and Li Privato
D"~gieases, iNumora andl maligntant troubles. (latarft aof the
Nose, Throat, Head and Lungs. Disoasos of Ryo and Bar,"
D. $Ohronto Dianases of Women, such ai Displacements ,
,1)A. Unnmatural I) chairges, and suchb wonknesaes of worien.
lay r'egarding your conditionh if you are sick or aiflicted. On reques6 wr
ou our literature, inchling eymptom blanks for home treatmenh.
TATIOMN, EX AMI4.NA AND AIDVL0E FREU. e.....
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