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-rlvers that are shallow enougn
punting is said to be very good fun,
but in Pahang., in the Mal.y l,eninsula,
it Is the sole form of boating = tany
of the streams. These are not only
shallow, but their eurrents are also
so strong that rowing up stream is
quite Impossible. All goods are taken
Inland by way of the rivers, so boats
are big and often heavily laden. On
each side of the boat there runs a plat
foim for about half the length of the
vessel, and upon this platforin stand
six Malays armd \vith long, light
oles. Tiiy start at the bow and walk
toward the stern. plauting their lies
in the sandy bed of the river and push
Ing as they go. They then draw up
their poles. walk back again anud repeat
the process, heeping excellent time
throughout. When the rivers are in
flood and the bottom cannot be reached
with the poLIs, the nwn mnust fastelL
the boats to the shore and wait until
the water fails. A 'Malay w!)terman
who has had plhnty of experienee at
"poling' boats should be a clever hand
at managing a punt.
Copenhagen will sfnd a scientific ex.
eition to Siam in the at'tunU.
Last ycar 4.o00,OO cubic VrdUs of "a
terial was dre(ged ou of the Duluth
Do--'t Tobac-o Spit and Fmoke Your Life Away
To quit t tsacea eas ly and forever. be mug
netic. fkull of life. nerve and vigor,take No-To
Bac, the wonder-w.-rker, tbat makes weak
men strong. All druz--ists. 50c or ;1. COre
guarartood. Bookl-t and sampl- free. Ad
dress Steriing Remedy 'o., Chicago or Nw
Most women are like misery--they love
compacy. So. 15
The thing most desired of a Spring
Medicine is thorough purification
of the blood. With this work of
cleansing going on there is com
plete renovation of c--ry part of
your system. Not only is the cor- I
rupt blood made fresh, bright and
lively, but the stomach also re
sponds in better digestion, its
readiness for food at proper times I
gives sharp appetite. the kidneys
and liver properly perform their
allotted functions, and there is, in
short, new brain, nerve, mental
and digestive strength.
Possesses the peculiar qualities
Peculiar to Itself-which accom'
plish these good things for all
who take it. An unlimited list of
wonderful cures proves its merit .
Money j lilabies.
-What of lull
ted inl Russia,
dv in use, ik
de withit. D
as such a record for ab
soluelycuring female ills U
.and kidney troubles as .
has Lydia E. PInkham's!m
Madicines that are ad
vertised to care every
thing cannot be specifics ei,
for anything. i
Lydia E. Pinkham's I
Vegetable Compound will! h
not cure every kind of ill- ie
ness that-may afflicf men, in
women and chidren, butI
proof is monum3fental that
it will and does cure all t
the ills peculiar to women.
This is a fact indisput- j"
able and can be-vdtfied! v3
by more than a mlillioL i
*If youare sick don't ex
periment, take the medi- s
cine that has the recordf
of the largest number ofle
Lyd'a E Plnkham Med. Co.. Lvnn. Mass.
euly sure indic toT is t:fei ng orl
guid depression. Many swellows ot li
H I R ES Rootb..r
are best for a spring tonic-and for a summerl
C,harles E. Hires Co.
htedwihThompson's Eye Wate'
QUB BUDGET O? IIUuIL
LAUCHTER-PROVOKINC STORIES FOP
LOVERS OF FUN.
A Sinart. Little oy-Whercin They Dif
fered - Unler No Co,PultIon - Tio
Strict 31ainma-A La-t Resort-Op
thnism-11e His tier Promise. Etc.
A smart little boy who hal been to schoo)
And was up to :L s.rts of tricks
Di%covered that 9. when upside down
Would pass for the fl:ure .
So when aske"d his age by a good old damn
The comical YouU:St"r said,
'T! 9 when I.st:mnd on :mV feet like this!
Bu 6 when I stand on my 'wad."
"Whereln They Differed.
B"rown-"Now I can't define psych-i
ol,gy, bu't I know what it is."
Saiith kwho has been looking it up)
-"Well, I can define it, but I don't
know what it is."-Puck.
Under No Coa pnlsion.
"inst I tell you once more to Stop
That noise?" asked the mother.
"I'd just as lief you wouldn't, moth
er," replied the supernatc.rally bright
iyy.-Philadelphia North Americau.
The Strict M:amina.
Fritzehen-"Papa says we are go
ing to have a total eclipse of the moon
Mother-"Yes-but not unlzss you
aro very good children."-Fliegeude
A Lat Resort.
Client-"According to your show
ing, both the law and the facts are
eh-farly a-ainst us?"
-Attorey-"Yes; I shall be obligea
to weep copiously before the jury."
Dr. Gaylee-"W elj, how are you
Byier -"My rheumatism has gcU2
to the other ar, doctor.'
-Splend"i! I told you I'd soon roat
ie ias I:er [roinise.
Hicks-"Was that your sister I saw
ou with the other d.y?"
Wi'ks-"Not at that tiia2. It was
on;y last eveniug that she promiseJ
to bear that re!atioa to me."-Boston
If er zeav;ozu%.
Fannie--If you are so positive
that ilarry loves you, why, for good
ues sake dou'r you accept him and
Ja-nc -"H40 won't ask mc."-Do
troit Free Pres;.
A Kindly Welcome.
"Dicky, did you go in and speak
nicely to Mr. Dibbs?"
"What did you say. Dicky?''
"I said: 'Hello. 3Mr. Dibbs, Wot
cher got t' gimmne?' "
In 11er Line.
Wie-"] found a place to-day
vhere I can get a twelve dollar wrap
Husband--"Very well. To-morrow
utand find a place where I can
5ow honestly, 31aud, didn't Jack
mPOSe last evening?"
"hy, ye*--s! Buat how did you G
"I. nlotiOced that you didn't have that
rrid look this morning."-Har
c's Bazar. t
showin:: ter Hanid.
fe-"I thought you said that 3Iiss c
screet, next door, didn't believe it tl
owing her hand?" iu
Sh-"That's what I did say." cL
e-"Weli, I notice she's got one
her palms in her window. "-Yon- h~
rs Statesman. to
A very (reat Risk.-f
Caller-'"I want the biggest firea
ie you'll write." iet
Agent-"Whaat is your business?" ke
Caler-"City employe." .b
Agent-"Too great a risk--you're i
ely to be fired at any time."--Bahti' se
re American. W
Too 3Modest. to
"Who is the most remarkable man h
~ntioned in modern history?" asked IF<
"No," said the man who had just;2
de some speeches. "You can't in- l
'view mie. I'm too modest to tal!
out myself."-Washingtona Star.
Tricks of Trade.
Chemist's Assistant-"Good gra
us! I have kept that woman wait
; three-quarters of an hour. I for
t all about her preeription."
Chenist-"You will have to charge
r a good tail price in or'der to make
r think you had a lot of trouble in
ixing it up."-Tit-Bits. .
"What is rag-time music?" asked'
e young woman whose tastes are se
"ag time," said the young man,
vhy, rag time is the kind of music in
ich the melody seems to get sc
rvous and excited that it begins to
atter."-Washington Star. ,
The Open Door Polier.
"You-you may speak to papa," she
He sprang to his feet with a glad ,
'. Was that merely another way ol
'But," she continued in a tone ol
icitude, "I would advise yon tco
ep between himi and the door." I
Assuredly none knew better than I
e the advisability of keeping open a
ee of retreat. -Chicago Post.
he wrote to him, and close<i her
ter with these meaning words:
" . remain, GLADs FrTzMAU.cE."
he sigb.'d deeply ae she wiped her
n uou her Lzyr.
'How long shall I remain this?"
e asked herself, in much agony ol
i'hen lie folded the missive andti
aled it with the ancient crest of the'
u~e fi Fit zmaurice.--Detroit Jour
Dr. Kionka, of the Pharmacologica
Institute of Breslau, reports that h(
has succeeded in producing gout ir
fowls by feeding them exclusively oz
The number of roses seems to b<
enormous. Professor M. Gandove:
enumerated 798 species of Europe
the Orient, and the Mediterraneau
basin, two years later adding ninety
five as new discoveries in France
A hippopotamus hunter imparted t<
the late M. d'Abbadie the secret of hi
immunity from the diseases of the
swamps be frequented. His plan was
to destroy the poisons and infection
of insect bites by exposing the nake(
body to the fumes of sulphur, whic:
was burned under a suitable envelope
Salomon Reinach has recently con
tributed to l'Anthropologie an inter
estin. article on the tin trade of pre
historic Europe, in which he states
that 1000 years B. C. there was an al
most exclusively overland trade be
tween the British Islands and Thrace
and Macedonia. That there were
sueh commercial relations betweer
Britain and Europo and Asiais showu
by the diffasion of tin and bronze
weapons and various utensils whici
have been studied by arch.cologists.
Allusions to Celtic names and facts
are al.o recorded of the time of 80(
B. C., and it is believed the tin it
question was brought to Greece eithei
by Greeks or Barbarians. The latter
sought a marine route in order tc
keep the trade in their own hands.
Sudden changes and dangerous
wind storms occur generaly wheneve
the barometer falls suddenly fro:
a medium height through from one
half to three-fourths or an inch dur
ing a few hours of time. If the bar
ometer occupies two or three days it
falling one-half or three-fourths of at
inch below the medium (local) height,
it then generally changes more moder.
ately, and raises slowly, with a strong,
Jry. cool wind, often raising to half
an inch above medium height during
the next two or three days. But i
the barometer falls from half to Lhree
fourths of an inch from a mediu
height during a few hours of time
then a strong storm, hurricane or tor
nado may be expected to be in prog
rcss somewhere not far off.
According to investigations by N.
J. Ruthschild, who is engaged in the
sieutific study of ficas and then
h-.:bits, there is ev.dence showing that
there was originally direct land con
nection betwCen Australia and South
America, inasmuch as a certain fie:
has been found in Argentina whie
has hitherto been represented by t
certain species in Australia. Th<
Argenine flea, which has a helmet
like shield cove:ing the head, is found
on the rat, and has been provisionall3
assigned to a genus represented
hitherto by a single Australian speci
men. Whether the two specimens it
question belong to the same genus oi
not may be open to question, but al
.=t.theyvare clyo a
As a boy Lord Kite
'l len-Penny, was inclined to bela
s father,Colonel Kitchener, who died
~thin the. last ten years, was a strict
ciplinrian of a most autocratic
rnperament. While his son Herbert
s at a public school working for a
tan examination it was reported to
e colonel that he was idling. This
gered him, and he told the fututrc
miueror of the Mahdi that unless he'
eeeeded in passing his examination
wuld take him away and send him
walk twzo and t wo in a dame's school,
ding the further threat that if he
led then he would apprentice him to
hatter. In spite of these threats the
tryo General failed. Hfis father
p his word, and for some time Hfer
r Kitchener might have been seen
the "crocodile" of a certain worthy
oolmistress. But when he again
snt in for his examination he passed.
he had not there is little doubt that
a short time at any rate he might
ye been employed in the hat trade.
r Colonel 'Kitchener was a severe
in of his word, and a martinet of the
I school, of which paternal charac
~-istics Lord Kitchener of Khartoum
s a large share.
The trials of a Chinese portrait
inter must be many and varied ii he
:en has critics of the sort whose re
irks were recorded by a recent so
rer in the land of "chop-sticks,
mubs and gongs." The artist had
ished the p)ortrait of a prominent
n, and summoned his friends to
-e their verdi::t as to its success.
"The cap is very like," said the first
" The dress is very like," said the
"Bt is not the cap or dress that
ake the likeness." said the artist.
low is the face?"
The three friends stared solemnly
the portrait in silence for a mo
mut. Then up spoke the one who
a not given his opinion before.
"The beard is very like," he said.
avely, anid with that the artist was
iiged to be content.
.u Exploded Theory.
"There's nothing in literary 'in
iration'."' saidl the would-he author.
:rentedl a gar-ret ten flights up:;
ight a gallon of oil and a 'mid
ht. lamp:' and even went so far as
have a bailiff come and arrest mae
e debt. and T haven't been able to
it a 'line yet!"--Atlanta Constitu
Thne Months to Marry In.
Some cnrious secrets as to matri
n are seen in the following statis
s: May and November are the most
arrying months. Fewer people are
arridl in Mare&m than in any othier
ntb. When b;achelors marry widows
e widow is generally the older; be;
hen widowers marry maids the masiO
usually the younger.
Now you know what the tr
cure,-a perfect Sarsaparilla.
name of the medicine, for in z
great many remedes.
What you want is a Sarsap.
pure, a Sarsaparill; that will m:
rilla that is a powerful nerve 1
eThe only Sarsaparilla made undc
gradvales: a graduate i
chemistry, and a g
$1.00 a bottle.
"Last July my oldest daughter wa,
to mend I v;as down sick mvself fr<
and did not care much whetner I 1
bottle of Ayer's Sarsaparilla, and its
it put me on my feet and made a -%N
Bentonsport, Iova, Jan. i9, 1900.
ThP ehap who courts trouble very often
How Are Vour Kidneys ?
Dr. Iih' sparauu:- Pills etre nil kidnry
Iwa. -amplo ree. Add. sterling Jemedy Co.,
Clicago orN. Y.
Tho shipbuilder frequently !as to mend
PUTNA:M FA)FLrSS Dyrs do ntspot. strpnk
or _ive your v:otdn an uneve..ly dyed ap
pearance. Sold by ail dru:ists.
It*s funny that as a youth grows vp his
face grows alown.
Edutcate Yo ur Bmowel, W I l a ~ccret s
Candv Cathatrtie. .ure .'onstination foir
er.10e 25o. If C. c. C. fui!, druggir-ts
It freqjuently haer.rns that the dceper a
man is in p,ohties~ theo more he is out.
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take LAX.Tr, En, a: QVIyrs TanuL-rs.
All dru-'t.nts reundl the mneyut if it fiyhto-:
cure. E. W. Gr vi% :-inature onm eae
SuWbinzs as credito rs' meetings\ are
[ke be overdun. t
Catarrt cann'st lbe Cured
WUth local applications, as they can.not reach
the seat of the il isease. Catarrh is:' i blo or
osttutional disea.5 andr in order '.o cue
t. yo musnit rake internal remieudies. ltIall'
'atarrh Care is .ke cin te rntaliy, and :iet-- ch:
ectly o.'n the blood and murno.ts surfta'e. Ii aill
'atarh ur 'is n rot ac .junAh mledicint. It was
r-ecribedby one oifl i t-' beHt phitela~ns in
is ('ountry lor y.ears, an'a n! a regu:lar prie- .
nown. comblinedl with the he-t Li.isd puiier.-.
seti n. direitly on the imucoi:s tiurface'. T1he
ieret cominatttittn of the. twoi it.ritsi r i
hat prioduces 'tuh w olderful reanlt.- in cur
ng catarrht. 'end fo to -boil.fre
1'. J. Cn:n:Y &( C, rop. Todo 0.
'tv I)n.. The be' lst remedv for
CDrSUWSd Dr. oui's
Co .g CotSyu,rlef .
suerer will so.in be cur.d. 1'rice only :25 cts.
"After I wvas Induced to try CASCA
I!"rd, I will riever he without theni in the house.
!y li':er was in : very bamd shape. and my head
nhed and I halnd elac trouble. New. since tak
e Cascarets. I feel tIue. My wlfe blas also used
e with 'lene f Cin! rcet i for sour stomneb."
Jos. kmusuNG. 1d Congress St.. St. Lou!s. Mo.
TRADE MAfSK REGi5TEREO
Pleasant. Palao'ble. Potent. Taste Good!. DC I r
hicd. Never Siiee. W eaken. or Gripe. i0c. 25c.0.1
..CUR E CONSTIPATION... ..
eri!ng Reedy compin c Ge:go. Mionital. NwYr.M
~fTlPSIld aner tanrant'ed by all dyr- ec
gUVMI LSLs to 'I.JEk, Obcco liat.
ugist from Kiondike to
n fact it is the only Coh
striking evidence of
ever bny of the genu11n
-MAKII(O A HAVY GUMi .
takes Longer Tha tae ConstruOtton of
the Ship That Cawries It.
Mr. W. .J. Gordon sketches Wool
rich arsenal in the IA' ure Hour.
Among a host of Inter g rescrip
dons may Pe selected here what he
says &rout the making of a gun: "In
their early stages these guns are Un
txpectedly long and slender things, ow
:ng to their being without the coils
ind jackets that build them up to such
bulkiness. They look 'their longest
uring their wiring, "hat modern prec
tss which enabled us to reduce the bulk
Df the g-n so much that the podgy
Woolwicl infants have developed into
graceful boys. '1here is something
Itartling in finding a gui'being treated
like a bat-handle, the only difference
Deing that instead of waxed thread
rou wind on a thin flat strip of steel
having a breaking strain of 100 tons
lo the squ*are inch, and wind this on
In several layers instead of one. The
gun revolves in a lathe as the cricket
bat does, but much more slowly, and
In place cf the wooden spool of thread
there stands, at right angles to it, a
huge iron reel, from which the riband
or wire, as it Is called, which is about
a quarter of an inch wide, is wound
on spirally at high tension, the spirals
being knocked up tight to each other
with a punch whenever they fail to
wind on closely together. The gun Is
thus wrapped with literally miles of
wire mostly in the region of the pow
der chamber. Over the wire jacket
come the hoops of cast steel cut out
of ingots as disks, and forged into
rings just a trifle smaller than the fin
ger they are to fit; and when these
air finished they are one by one, for
there aro many of them, heated just
enough to expand them, and slipped
over the gun to shrink and grip it as
they cool. the gun being upright at the
time, with a stream of water flowing
through its bore to keep the tempera
ture down. In this way wiring Is all
hidden, and the gun looks as though it
were built up entirely of these mas
sive hoops, as it used to be. The laths
work and other operations necessitated
by all this may be Imagined, and we
cease to wonder why it takes longer to
make a heavy gun than it does to build
the ship that carries it.'
Deauty Is Blood Deep.
Clean blood means a clean skin. N<
beauty without it. Cascarets, Candy Cathar
tic elean your bood and keep it clean. b
stirring on the lazy liver and driving all im
purities Irom the body. Begin to day to
banish pimples, boils, blotches, blackheads
and that sickly bilious complexion by takin
CascarctA,-beauty for ten cents. All drug
gists, satisfaction guaranteed, l0c, 25c.50c.
"This is no laughing matter," remarked
the editor, as he handed back the humorist'4
The Be-t Prescr:plion for Chills
and Feve:r is a >ottle of GvE's T.s v:r.Es
CHIIL To:sxc. It is s raple iron and quini:se ii
a tas eiess form. No cure--no pay. Price 25c
Automobiles are here to stay, but tiie mat
who owns one wants it to go.
H. H. Gr.Eis's Soss, of Atlanta, Ga., are
the only s,uccessful D ropsy Specialists In the
world. See their liberal offer In advertise
ment in another column of thi' er.
A woman's negative, M positive
Dr. K a ne.
and coldc--J. us
Syrup for child ren
reducin.lin lia m a
d cohle 25c a bottle.
tel, laundry, hall,
'factory and a
C W .with several
Co-o mWm1 s n arby.
ToWre Constipnailon Forever.
Take Casset- Cand athartie. 10Oor 25c.
f s .C.C. fair tocenre,rirugglits refunad money.
'Ibe hizes at l'ruaes.
Prunes are sold in three sizes. The
Largest size is called the thirty to for
ies. Tis means that thirty to fo rty
f these prunes make a pound. The~
uedium size is forty to fifty, and the
mall size lifty to sixty. T1he largest
prunes are of course the most valuable.
he average price the growers get for
their prunes is three and three-fourth
ents a pound. An orchard of 250 trees
will give a grower an average protit
f 400 a year. An acre will grow
about one hundred trees, planted with
the proper distanices between them.
The trees bear the third year after
planting, and live from ten to twenty
years. French prunes pay the best.
Connecti ut ligures from its receut
State school ce.?sus show that it has
weny per cent, more inhabit.iuts
hn it hind in 1890. Tue population
of the country on this basis is 75,1~>0,
Stops the Ccu,gh
The Cold.k IE
LA GRIPPE B
NOT E-Every Di
for Colds and Grip.
vast territory which
le nn r on
t a story of sulering that one
7ord tells. It says: "I am all
tired out. It seems to me
I can hardly take another
step. I haven't a pa*
ticle of ambition. I can't
do half my work, I am wcak,
ncryous, and depressed."
uble is, you certainly know the
-Sarsaparilla~ is simply the
perfect Sarsaparilla there are a
rilla that will make your blood
ke it rich and strong, a Sarsapi
onic. You want the strongest
r the p.ersonal supervision ol three
i pharmacy, a gradvatc in
raduate in medicine."
taken sik, and by the time she began
)m caring for her. I was discouraged,
ived or died. My husband got me a
effects were magical. Two bottles cf
1ll woman of X.e."- JANE M. BROwN,
The number of persons buried in the
certerics of Ronc is estimated at six
O T A S H gives color,
favor and firmness to
all fruits. No good fruit
can be raised without
Fertilizers containing atleast
8 to 10% of Potash will give
bes3t results on all fruits. Write
b2 in every farmer's
~hey are sent free.
GERMAN KALI WORKS,
93 Nassa St., New Yo.k.
for all ma.nner of
SL[B O a 4ICBRAIN ,NERV(S. 0-i1"" 2jr,Y Co.
ON 10 DA YS TRIA L.
AItiu BUST rrFCj FCrrm
~ eri Ir ek 1 -o 5 cow,. price
en si irice .. t u. he nik p
- free. toW i. v 'n1i t u uda t r.n
~ Ire t t~ th ciiIlnie o r e w'e harl
ack and Galv~anized Corrugated I ron
- jy :s. I]a~e of alkn,. * :n
$yI a, anow old .Mtyle. Tinxedo Heavy C..at.
ETA g .ECURED) OR
-.. 1-4M7 i.4th t W.a-h n-ton. D3. .
r.?nhe: Chie ii,'0. Cleveland and 1;e?roit.
) OPSY VE"*l~OEY CY
ee. ook of test monias a.nd 10 dat.' treatmte .:
oe. Dr. H. B. Ga,5EN'SaUZI.5O Bo3. AU,ana. Ga
Cuba sells Laxative Bro
l and Grip prescription
[ts virtue and populari
e artcle No Cure, N
A LCOOLIC LIQUORS
and NARCOTIC DRUGS
THE KEELEY CURE,
URES THEM. tsgrettad .thel
Patients board and lodge in the Institution.
&ddie.s or call at
THE KEELEY INSTITUTE,
1rog Plain Street, COLUIrBIA, S. C.
*A D Mill Supplies
OF EVERY DESCRITION.
Write us when In need of ANYTHING la
the abore line.
The Vquipment of Modern Ginnerles
with the Improved Murray Gleaning and
Distributing $ystcm a specialty.
En-ies, Boilera, Saw and Grist mill4
Threshers. Rice Hu;lere, e:c.
S. C. AGENCY, LIDDELL CO.
W. H. GIBBES & COs
.'0LUMBIA, - S. C. .
FOR FACTORIES A.ND MILLS.
Eng;;es; Corliss. Automatic, plain side
Boilers, Heaters, Pumps.
Saw 111ls, fro:n small Plantation Mills
to the Hearviest Miuis In the market.
All kinds of Wood W,rking Machineryl
Flox K and Corn 31illing Machinery.
Complete Ginning Systems-Lummus%
Van Winkle and Thomas.
Eugnes, Boilers, Saws. Gins in Stock fot
V. C. BADIHAM & C0.,
1 1326 Main St,
COLURBIA, - e * * -
DIANOS and fiRGANS
DIR.CT FROM THE U FACTORY I
o 0 O O 0 0 0 0
This is why I can.
.I NuT HOW CHEAP
endor-cd by me, mak.ng you Doubly
0000, R ELIA BLE ORGANS, $5 up.
Q00", RELIABIi J p
srt comecs. to defend
, with th'e:r movieCs.
bY. L. DOUCLAS
S3&3.50 SHOES V,0&.N
swwth other maked
Indor.ed by over
D ouls name and-c
o sub t ut clamed to
should keen them-i
-OT receipt of pice ac.
C*extra for carr a:e. S:atie kind of ieathe,
size, and -id'h i or cao toe Ca ee.
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