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STR DjR:N"K iS CONDEMNED
Day - : ; .: Whn Alcohol
is cof VI ue in Pro
d-.: ensettr Wrk.
t i : r'. o that the
-: c o g.nius are
ion of In
t -s. r-tes T. Darley
e:::: rlard Presbyte
riar A. Edison is a total ab
:he r.oet of Proven
ca:,. *: 3 although be is In the
la r a small quantity of
ah-. he is convinced
-ntoxicating liquors In
!l to inteilectual ef
f~.3 Clarntic says he never
of an alcoholic nature
cetul work to do.
-L s totalibstainer and
P' 'T dc','.3 alcohol in every
lo. a n e allest quantities to
be -ceative lalbor. Jules
--;in drinking be
e Zinterfered with his
d Shaw is a total ab
ate George Meredith
n er ad a strong advo
T s~tinerce for others. Al
a!c. the scientlst;
the astronomer, and
sph:icinn, are emi
n - who. through their
:emueid the use of al
- - s:-s: "I have never
*- - s of the slightest
ansisl Ideas. I
3 and that
-o r:ti'cil means,
S r hnce of be
::nry other men
- d.edto the fore
- h I dv is rapidly
ot'e to produce
* his normal
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- - the con
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M, Th MEORY
- - --a recent issue
c nebr) i" makes
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- at the time
- ac - a moderate
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- a en. Some
- easin so
- w!:i.L all
- - ve :or
Character is something that can
never be taken to the graveyard in
Some people give according to their
means, and others give according to
There are men who will talk to a
Sur.day school as if every child in It
had the wisdom of SolomoD.
As long as prize fighting pays so
much better than preaching the devil
will have plenty of hired help.
Don't forget that when you are in
the wrong place your right place IF
Practical jokers are anything but
Judge not your neighbor until you
stand in his shoes.
Broken heads, loosened slats; part
iy football, partly "frats."
A soft answer will not turn away an
agent with something to sell.
A woman's idea of making a fifteen
minute call is to stay two hours.
We can't all get rich quickly. In
fact, most of us can't even get rich
A girl likes to be secretly engaged
so that she can tell all her girl
Only a man who Is known to be
truthful can tell a lie big enough to
It is easy for a girl to believe that
a certain young man is her affinity
until after they are married.
Nothing is more disappointing than
the actions of a pretty girl who thinks
her good looks an excuse for impolite.
Happy is the calm, unruffled man
who takes life philosophically and
grows old gracefully-even if he
ioesn't amount to much.-Chicago
What is that rustling sound?
It is made by an editor turning ovei
.he pages of a manuscript.
He will place it in an envelope with
a. rejection slip.
Why does he use such terrible lan
He has jabbed his hand on a paper
Is the hook rusty?
The hook Is rusty.
Do you suppose the poor editor will
lie of blood poison?
Yes, I suppose so.
Would not that be sad?
Yes, it would not.-Lippincott's.
THE VILLAGE SAGE'S NEWS.
Hard luck stories are usually hard
r on the listener.
Some men are able to hold their
own, but prefer to hold others.
A man can put his foot in it with
out actually stepping into a grave.
Of course, there's no such thing as
a sea-serpent until It has actually
It seems rather remarkable that
when a man is down and out he is at
the same time up against it.
The rough and the smooth come iu
most lives; and it is well when the
rough comes early, before the heart
is too fatint and the brain too tired to
There is a great chance for the col
ored folks in the rural districts to
get into the poultr.; business if they
could only be made to see itt they
are our mo-:t natura! chicken ro~isers.
LINCOLN DURiNG CIVIL WAR
Youngster TheepL't Martyr President
the Mcst U 'dy Man He Had~
T::s : :s of i'ennsy!vania
tells the fol! -.- es es about Lin
At tL~e be lh;.;-0 : w var I was
a mre 1:d' "-: : o~hcr boys at
that :ae iv. : d with Ipatriotic
pirt W ad v~~ ~u t the village
streets n:ki:::. :..; cebs and urging
every man.to -:: sI did not then
know v.La' : o. c aant. but I
kne2w c:::r5 .i nthush;:sm was
so gre(* :. ....:..pe::::nice on the
strcc .as a ..o me up on a
cre a 9 h :s :eech. My
.r 't .ine:.la1 and
- brin.: m to the
- - as crainted, and
- - no'e there and
- ecsident alone.
\shVu I thought he
s - u es and most uu
- .rrscen. When I
v~as -resn m e leaued down,
--oa takit' me b" :Ie and said: "So
hissth little :ariot? Ah, M\r. Lloyd,
in tiAese ilmes the boy is indeed father
to the man. I wish all the men in the
norh had his spirit." lIe took mae on
his knee and talked to mue about the
war. nnd~ the ugliness was forgotten.
As I looked into his deep set, kindly
eyes, the firm mouth, around which a
smile hovered, and listened to his gen
tie voice I began to think he was posi
Mr Lloyd also tells the following in
cident, illustrating 12ncoln's kindness
A young boy who bv.d sorved with
distinction in a naval engagement on
board the gunboat Ottawa and in an
"I Thought He Was the Most Ungain
ly Man I Had Ever Seen."
ommended to a cadetship at the naval
academy at Annapolis. Lincoln was
glad to make the appointment, and the
lad was directed to report for examin
ation in July. Just before starting
from home it was discovered that the
I boy could not be admitted, being un
der fourteen, the required age--his
birthday not occurring until the Sep
tember following. The boy was bitter
ly disappointed and feared he would
not be able to go at all. He was told
he would be taken to see the presi
dent, who would make it all right
Some time afterward he was taken to
the White House and presented to
the president, to whom he made a
graceful bow. The difficulty was ex
plained and the president said:
I "Why, bless me, is that the boy who
aided so gallantly in those two bat
tles? Why, I feel as though I should
take off my hat to him and not he to
me." The president took the papers
and issued an order that the boy
should report in September Instead of
in July. Then putting his hand on the
lad's shoulder, he said: "Now, my
boy, go home and have good fun dur
ing these two months, for they are
about the last holiday you will get.'
The little fellow bowed himself out,
feeling that the president, though a
great man, was at the same time a
A guard was trying to disprove the
charge of being drunk which was
lodged against him by the provost mar.
shal. That functionary called another
guard, and asked his reason for mak
Ing the accusation. He said:
"Well, I saw him run into a iamp
post. He backed away, replaced his
hat on his head and started forward
unsteadily again, but once more ran
into the post. Three more times hE
tried to get past the post, and, having
failed after the last attempt, he
backed off and fell to the sidewalk.
Clutching his head in his hands, he
muttered: 'Losht; lcsht in an impene.
A corporal of a .\ichigan regiment
was trying to explain a certain maneu.
ver to a comrade whom he thought
was just thick-beaded. After a time
he yelled angrly: "Why. It's as pili
s A, B, C.*
"That may all be so" said the com
rade, catchin~g tho lart sentence. "but
I'm D-&EF "
Don't tell your troubles-sing or
If every one told the truth all the
time there would still be some doubt
There's no itse for a man to try to
have the last word with Dame Rumor;
Just because a man dcesn't happen
to have a corkscrew in his pocket it
s not reason he hasn't any use for it.
The young wife, thinking sadly of
the days when her lover brought her
candy, should take comfort in the
thought that her husband is bringing
her corned beef and bacon, which ir'
FACT AND FANCY.
A hair on the head is worth two in
The grocer can make a little go a
The soil of the Great White Way is
the best for growing wild oats.
Woman will forgive and forget, but
she won't let you forget that she for
gives.-New York Tribune..
\lest of our ow
Sold 3By Reliabi
Bltimore Md. .Moiro:
I.T. E. UOG(S W. E. FINDLEY . A. McColl.ugh B. F. drii
BO2GS & FINDLEY K.M. Bv-ie
* UwyersMc~uhllgh. Martin & Blythf
Pickens, S. C.
DR. R. E. INGOLD Masonic Temple Grecnville, S. C
Dentist ss, c 1:. 1:
Liberty, S. C. A ', r-o. .
P'rr-::.re nt t . .; e -r ractece in a:I CPur .,.
Schedules Effective Feb. 9, *12 from Easley, S. C
N It.-Th,7 ioluivwiig schedule figures are pubihdJ o,.ly :-s informi:i inin an<.
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Stops onrly on Sundays
S42 sEN LC 4 (Daily exct p! Sunday) -------- .*i am
N.. 1 A! LANTA ---------------------------.. . 1.15 1m
N..;40 ATLAUTA.-------------------------. . 2.5 pm
No :'O BI!<MING A1 an i ATLA NTA --------55 pm
So-ps to discharge passeng! rs from Atlanwa andl L receive
.as.-ngers .t\Wh of Char lotte.
ARNIVE FROM THE NORTH
21 NE*\ YO :K anil'W \I11IN!'TO . .---------- W.n
S'-to it lake tit! p isseng. r, for A iflOLL anta a ln 1yod
'9 lA LOTTE-- . . :In
41 < LIARLOTl'E . .- .. . ... !;.55 pm
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W. R T Al k(,!. & T. A. J. L \lE--K. A. Is.P. A.
0, t l.. . Atlanta G;
nited Confederate Veterans'
22d Annual Reunion, Macon,
'a., May 7-9, 1912.
Account above special occasion greatly reduced rate tickets will
be on sale from Easley, S. C.
SOUTHERN R y.
c'c t . 'n . l-- May 6. 7 end1 M, wo h~ rnaurn limit 31 tv 13th. 10ui '. My piy ment of
i - ts.i sxt-ason.ili. bie gra!-I iu-il June 5 1"12. Fvery d1a. oif Reuniori
eek - ill haive its s ecial fe-atu -for . he entertainlment oF visito:s Theo South.
('1n a ii rtht aepec.al ;t ramLi ,ts to hantile the gr'.:i crowds.
F.. fur-her ir.f. riia: tion at p~y to) Tinket, Agent or write
W. R. TABEIC. J L MFEEK.
'reenvill.-. s. C. Atlanta Ga.
Pickens Railorad Company,
TIME TABLE No 12.
SU?EREDEs TIME. TABLE No. 1.
EFFECTIVE JUNE 15th, 1911.
No. 1 No. No. 5 STATIONS- -o 2N. 4No. 6
M~ix'di Mix'd Vlix' ' -- \!ix'd Mix'd Mix'd
A. M. A. M. P. Mv. Lv. Ar, A. M. P. M. P. Mv.
7-3 1-031 PICK ENS 9.T0 i-50f 4.35
7.35 11.053.2 *FERG;USo.\ 9.05 1.45 4.30
7.45 11. 15 3-30i *Psx 85 I-35I 4.20
7.50 11.20 3-35 *.ARIAIL 8.55 T-3O0 4.15
7.55 11-55 3-401 *M~AULI'N S-45 1.25 4.10
S.oo [1.30 3.45 tEASLEY I8.40 1.20 4.05
"Flag Stations-No Agents.
No. I connects with Southern No. 412
No. 3 connects with Southern No. 89
No. 3 c.onnects with Southern No. 89
No. 3 connects with Southern No. 12~
No. 4 connects with Southern No. 12
No. 4 connects with Southern No. 309
No. 5 connects with S3outhern No. 11
F~or any furither inlformaltionl apply to
LOOT EVERY TIME
W1hus to pass thie
uzss iabou tioyster
e 3)ealers Everywhere
fR GUANO CO.
ro NC. Columbia S.C.
miery Ala. $prtaiburg%
Con mhns La.____________
DON'T DECEIVE YOURSELF.
Are you afraid at times to confess
Now, be honest and say yes.
i And if it's any consolation to you
I'll say-"Me, too."
But I'm gradually learning a lesson
-a valuable one.
7'ma learning to say I don't know
'ting over bluffing my way
- use I can't learn by re
And if .'t confess my ignorance
-to some , maybe myself.
I'll never learn.
Learn to seek reasons; ask ques
tions; be inquisitive; find out.
If you keep on supposing and guess
ing, you'll grow into a chronic sup
pose, and worst of all, you'll get to
fooling yourself. First thing you
know, you'll be able to convince your
self that everything which isn't so
That's bad business.
What every man needs is to know
that which isn't so, and to confess
when he doesn't know.
Ignorance is better than deception.
-"Tips" in Christian Herald.
Sleeplessness seldom kills.
Doctors say victims exaggerate.
There are worse things than lying
Don't do exhilarating stunts before
Find out if your bed clothing is
light, yet warm.
Change the height or your pillow or
slip it out entirely.
Get up and brush your hair gently
or read until your lids droop.
Sometimes a hot footbath, massage
or cold spinal douches will help.
Do not go to bed on a faint stom
ach. Drink a glass of hot milk.
A diet of lettuce often produces
sleepiness and warm drinks are ef
All medical authorities of tcday con
cede that eight hours is the minimum
of sleep for brain workers.
Any mechanical device can be re
sorted te without harm. It needs only
a trial, but opiates are something to
Agree onl Anti-Alcohol Plan.
Members of the anti-alcoholic con
gress held at The Hague sIgned a
declaration in favor of the general
adoption of Judge Pollard's plan for
suspending court sentences in the
case of drunkards who sign a total
abstinence pledge. Judge Pollard was
one. of the speakers under the gen
eral subject. "The Judge and the Al
cohol Patients," and his specific topic
wase "Alcoholism in the Light of the
Study and Treatment of Inebriety by
- Pain Pill,
For Neuralgia,' nothing is
Used by thousands
for a generation
Tinse wvho have suffered from
necura:ici pains need not be told
ho~w necesary it is to secure re
lici. Tihe easiest way out or
neura!iaa is 'to use Dr. Miles'
-.nti-l'ain l'i!!s. They have re
lieved sufferers for so many
years that they have become a
"I have takenr Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain
]'iti: for five years and they are the
only tiAing th::t does~ me any good.
They L.a' relied~ neuralgia in my',
he:'d in lifteen mifnutes. I have also
t:'ken thim for r:heuma'~tismn. head
:che". pain.rs in 1:., b'ri-:as. h .
car:'(ehe and pa:sie L'.e bolwel.< and
lUmbs. I ha:ve~ foun-1 noithiing to
(.:i:::1 thorm endr" thr*jy are all that is
claimedi for them."
J. W. SEUGE, Blue Springs, Mo.
At all drecgiats-23 cdeaes 25 cents.
Never sold in bulk.
.1 LE3 i~DICAL CC'.. Eikhatrt, nd.
You Won't Get "Stuck"
if you "*tick to us. Our business is to
"please,- and niot "'stick" you. When we offer
Pins of All
we make a bold bid for your trade, by effer.
ing you best selection we could get of
IIAT PINS 1ELT P'INS,
y EIL PINS, STICK PINS.
remarkable in beauity, variety and lowness ef
p rice. Bluy 'ome.
aidae S.i C.
I For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
AYegetabLePreparionfrAs rs the
i, PromotesDigestionfawfi o
4:! Ape ctRemedy forCd19P
~ ition, Som.rstomhDlaF
;D O--FSLE For Oyer
V: INEW YORK.
Exact Copy of Wrapper. COhe ne mpanv, urWmaer-v.
FOR THAT KEG OF
THE DIllNK THAT BEACiES THE SPOT
Pickens Bottling Works,
R. L. Davis Proprietor
~WE HAVE MUCH GOODS THAT WILL BE VAL
UABLE TO YOU, WHICH WE ANXIOUS
TO DISPOSE OF. THE Price Knife HAS BEEN
PUT IN DEEP, AND YOU CAN BUY THESE GOODS
AT NO A SO-CALLED "SPECIAL SALE" PRICE,
BUT A~way Down Under Regular Price.
DON'T FAIL TO SEE ME FOR Dry Coeds, Shoes
A. K. PARK
GREENVILLE, S. C.
FROST PROOF CABBAGE PLANTS
GUARANTEED TO SATISFY CUSTOMERS
FROM THE ORIGINAI, CABBAGE PLANT GROWERS
SEstablished I868. PafdinCapital Stok $30 000.00 4
custome~ Wehav grow and so more bb gepm nsa ci otapse oh o
It i~ m~t 4 these plant in aoseto to get ertra eat .sb, an y are
that sell for the most mioney.
Wsow three torns of Cabbageeedper sengn Aa
& W. . Oty Co., Box 272, Yoncs iland, .. C.
Nocropi gives bette- returns for usire the -.
right kind of fertilizer than does tobacco.
foth quiantity and qu~ality are improved by properly
l ia-cJ ferilzers containing Putash in the form of
Su.lfae-Murit.e ard Kainit will not do. The amount
of Sulfate of Potash should be from 200 to 250 pounds
per acre. Ths woul mean 1000 to 1250 pounds -.
prracre of 4-5-10 god
Many so-ca led "to~bacco fertilizers" are merely -
-* .~,crdinary, genera!-purpose .mixed goods, containing
-chlorides which injure the quality of the leaf. Insist
o:1c' goods free from chlorides anid containing 10 to 12
- per cent. Potash, or sunplement the manure with
500 to 400 pounds acid~ phosphate and 200 to 250
-:4nsSuft f oah
pcnd S't ulftfre s of Potash Slsad o r
POT AS H/r neso Ptsi aisa "vf~
lccoazwGEfRMN xro /ALI ORS, Isernc.
PASH GERAN-.~ WO-S -c
PAYS Continental Bldg., MonadsockB3k.~zSea~
Whitney Central Bank Bldg., NewOrhans