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is con'*-:tely walhed ont of the system
til bae d Shivar Alinteral Water. 1
itively guaranted by monev-back off,
Tastes fine: (o)!ts a trifle. Delivered an
where by our I.trens Agenis, J. C. Shel
& Co. Phone1 them.
Give way before the pene.
trating effects of Sloan's
So (o those rheumatic twinges and
the loin-aches of lutlago, the nerve
illlanlation of neuritis, the wry neck,
the joint wrellell. the ligament ~sprain.
the imuscle strain, and the throhbing1
The case of applving. tile quickness
of relief, the positive results, the clean
illess. aml the econlomy of Sloan's
Liliumtit make it universally preferred.
35c. 70c, $1.40.
"ZEO S A
Says Rock City, Ala, Gentleman, Aftei
Havilg Given It Conscientious Trial.
Ziron is a new scientific combinatiotn o
pure, inorganic, official, U. S. Pharmaco
peia iron, with the hypopliosphitesof lime
and soda and other valuable tonic ingred
ients, recommended by the best nedical
authorities in the treatment of anemlic
Zironl helps to put iron into your blood
and this helps to build strength for you,
when you are pale, weak, nervous, de,
Read what Mr. Sidney Fry, of Rock
City, Ala., says, and then try Ziron. He
makes the following statement:
"Something over a veek ago I used
Ziron for the first time. I was troubled
with indigestion and had a spell oi weak
ness. Ziron helped both troubles. I fell
stronger and my stomach quit hurting. I
really feel that Zir-on is a good iedicine.
It surely helped me.'
Your druggist will sell you Zircon on a
guarantee tim if thle first bottle does no*
uenefit you, ie wiH refuind thle ioncy yot.
Get a bottle oi Ziron todayl
Your Blood Needs
M an y thousands of
women suffering from
womanly trouble, have
been benefited by the use,
- of Cardui, the woman's -
-tonic, according to letters
we receive, similar to thIs
one fromt Mirs. Z. V. Spell,
of i layne, N. C. "I could
-not stand on tmy feet, and
just suffered terribly,"'
she says. "As my suf
fering was so great, and
he had tried other reme
die3, Dr. -had us
get Cardul. . . I began
improving, and it cured
me. I know, and my
doctor knows, what Car
dui did for mue, for my
nerves and health were
The Woman's Tonic
She writes furtherr "I
am In splendid health .. .
can do my work. I feel I
owe it to Cardul, for I was
In dreadful condition."
If you are nervous, run
down and weak, or suf fer
from headache, backache,
etc., every month, try
Cardul. Thousands of
women praise this medi
cine for tile good It has
done thern, and many
physicians who have used
Cardul successfully with
their women patients, for
years, endorse this medi
cine. Think what it means
to be in splendid health,
like Mrs. Spell. Give
Cardui a trial
SATISFIED WITH DOG'S MEAL
Westerner In Now York Proved Ho
Know a Good Thing When
He Saw It.
A man anl wife moved to New York
fromt the. Wst-a sane, conservative
American main mnd wife, usedt to
M1oney 1111 kniowring the wor'tli of It
and broIttght tle famiilly (log along,
paying $5 extra fin re for the log, by I
tt% way, onl ft, train. They went to
n large anIt gorgeiots hotel Iad in the
(lue coutrse of tie the (log ie(led sus
"ting for a waiter," said the hus
baind, "and we'll get the dog" some
The floor wvalter cante and when
ask(ed to bring some food for the (log
explainedt with some hauteur111 that he
was t'he floor Nwaiter and not tle (log
wait'P, but would Inform the (log
waiter of the desIres of the dog. The
(log waiter arrived in course of time
antid the predicament of the dog was
explained to him. The (log walter
wrote down (lie order enrefully and
departed. l'resently lie returtied hear
ing n silver t ray on vli Ich were dis
played dhaintily various articles of
food--somle vegeO~tablS, somne men01t and
t erneler or t wo.
"What's that "' asked the husband,
exaninillin g the contents of the tray
"Tie servIce for the dog, sir," the
"It)\w iiucl in It?"
"(1Oe dollar, sir.'"
The hiushana took the tray.
"Get the log it bone,'" he said. "I'll
eat this. It's the best-looking meal I
have' seen in the pilalce, and the eiep
ist." aInel G. Blythe, lin Saturday
KNIFE ENDED ALL SQUAWKING
Pets of Clemenceau No Longer Cre
ated Disturbance, After Undergo
ing a Slight Operation.
M. Clem eneeat's love of pets, of
vhlich much has appea rel in tle press
41inT his recent visit to London, once
involved lin lin troubile withhi
lilhbors. Twelve years n.Zo, duiiring
tis first term as premiler, lie had a
rilllltbr of p i oo.ks 1n1l storks in
lh'l it th. gardn' atned114i1 to the
ninlustry of Ile interior. There ar'e oIt
res in thles' gr1n411s, oily law alld
liwer heils. which in '. t cleI14'l enen's
Tlinionl 1114k 11nima1: ttion-hoence the1
14:etlcocks. Iti other lit-pll lving In
Ihl l 1' 111 e Va1 ni 'inlan1a1l41 . that
hlo-e blil-s were t111 animnated, their
r-e1 heite s4 lrsistent a.--; to render
Th'ings' r'eahied such a pas-'s that thei
I41 of ilice was asked to inillit
his 44ttc14'ini su1 e14rior for listurbii: tlie
1eneo (If his etigilbors, who were ill
theo m11o iluignantl b \ns M. ("1e
:a'In'':eeu w-enIt home Pvery' night to
-leep at his 1l:t in the lite i'anklin,
rar otut fit the range of the pene'oeks'
'ries. Ilwle'Ver a scinfll was nyerted
y t(le preier allowing a si lit oper
(llon to be perfomiied on the voctl
-hords of his pots. which, withouit othi
rwise Injuring them, rendered them
IncapaIble of squawkling.
And Still Eggs Are High!
The hens nwe a vimng delegate.
0,1rilig 1114' heilks of the poor u11111o
I ectd 0(1owlIs seeml~s to be (lie mod1 erni
lioultero4's long stIlt. WItness the
moadernm woritking day1 oif an unlhiippy
hetn 11an upl-to-date clhlken farm11,
where' as many flais 1 8,000 e'ggs are
hiat1h4'l nti eli't time.
E1-:h-etrie light has1 done11 It. The
41 :. mi. the are turned I111' on1 gradually
Tl'lm 14oul1try heln Sit 11p and4 ruub 1t'
'yes ' tml I hinuk. "'1l44wt shorit (1he
i24s it to4 th1e ex.tenIt 41f getl Ing only six
hour1s' 5h4lie a uitghit. lI.it-hoaur' 'hiy?
Whyiv the chicke'u worlks as lonig as8
Whimlet moi~torlig wIt h foaur girls miy
lut el got out of ort'ler and It was ne.
5assary torl theit girls t4o g4t ((ut and4 push51
iln orde4r to get t he (1ar in mloltion. On
[lie waly hnck It was arranigedi that
ivhien we got to the home oif (lie girl
h1'her4e they we're all1 stany ig they
avouldl jump off wble thle car was mov4
10g slowl'y, thus toi pr''~event my Stop
[lig tad beting stalled( aga in. Imauginei
miy hiorr-or wvhen they all jumfilped off
"i ekwards '4t and fallinug ov'er' ini a bun chi
luite4 a1 ilme11 explaInIig liy Seenmingl y
ilrngenltlemanlyn n3eat to th1e gIrls' par
lints, wtho had1( -wItnessed the incident
from (lhe porIch.--Exchnange.
BrazIl Seeks Experts.
AccordIng to advice from Commr~er
rial Attneche J1. F. P'hIll Ip1, at RIto (1
,Tanerlo, (lie goveI'lrment of the state
rnf Minnas (Gernes, hrauzll, huts sent to
the Ui ted States to Con trac t for thle
seri'es o''54f (one e'xpe(rt In thie cullia
tion1 and produeal il of cenitton;:t wvo ox
yard'ls;(I hree grin i experts, (one4' xperIt
lin t(ohni4''4 culturIe', two14 live stick( ex
ports, Iicluding (onle veteinninn, and
((le dalirly exIper't. Th'lesie men wilI he
empi' led as trallvelting t eachiers 1in the
interh'4r dlistrIiets ofi the1 stalte of Minns
Progress in Burma.
Th'lere ar wo V schooliIs for thle blInd1(
in Ihlrma, (one4 at htapgoon and 0one ini
hpuplsf, 2 wh1om1 seven are gIrls, now
enjoys the servIces of a blInd Oxford
WORLD'S LARGEST UNCUT GEM
"Black Opal," Found In Nevada In
1917, Was a Quarter the Size
of a Brick.
What is beileve(d to )e the largest
Ilielit gem in the world has come to
light in a recelitly opened mining (I1s
triet in Nevnda, where it was discov
cred lin the spring of 1917. 'il'he stone
Is a "black opal," so-called because
dark tolnes predolililate iII it. It
shows mostly dark peacock blues and
emerald greens, with a considernbje
amount of red, and several less promi
In size this great gem approaches a
quarter of an ordiniry brick, being
three and fifteen-sixteentis Inches fin
length. three and one-eighth in width,
and two and one-eIghth thiek at the
bulkiest point. Its weight is eighteen
and six-telhs avoirdupois ounces,
which expressed lin gem (lictlon is
9.140 grains, or 2,566.51 carats. More
thi n a pound of opal Is surely some
stone! And It Is all solid, uneracked,
flawless gem matorial, free from
nutrix or adhering rock except for a
papelr th1In skin enellisting the two
major surfaces. Little speeks broken
from this skin here and there reveal
the brillinnt play of colors within,
while tihe exposed ends and edge ex
hibit the full refracting radiance of
This stone is alit half again as
large as the largest of (he noted gems
of the world. The Cullinan diamond
was roughly the sizo anid shape of a
small fist, and. if it had been an opal,
would have weighed but 1,729 carats.
It is compared with the new oi)al on
this basis since the specifle gravity
of the diamond is 75 per cent greater
than that of the opal.-Archie Rice In
the Scientific Amerlenn.
REACHING FOR WORLD TRADE
Every Nation Wide Awake to the Pos.
sibilities That Have Opened, Fol
lowing the Great War.
A more cosmopolitan document
rould hrd:1rilly be i malned than the
wveekly list of t rad1le intees wh-ich is
Iowandays gaithered from all sources
by the United States (epartment of
1o4miivt'roe, and published for the in
fo-ma 1tion of Ameie*n businmess in
4I mest s. An agenicy in Spa in wishes
to sell nezrieulttral in 1141ery nd le
lh:i onl tops: a companmy inl Egypt
Nislie' to handle Atnerienn cardboards
lnd all kinds if paper: a tirm in Indin
Is vmager 14 ivio i ucoilact with ex
porters of ueierai merihnidise: ngri
uilturists i Sitil Africa are In
terestent inl enterlpillarl trnetors; a1 mnan
lin Switzeind ct wohi n11111 become anti
iigent for yarns and fabries; another
In IBelgiim wishes to daill in food
proiluets: an emrineer- ini Lettlaid
would Ike to repreisenit exporters of
agriuelItrl lIook, and atiomnobiles, but
perceives the wisdtill of ha ving morc0
ihian one string to his bow. for he
wants also an ngenicy for tie sale of
ard. An Int itresting lledley of comi
ruercial am iions, with items that
have already counted up to more than
1,500. the lists rev-eal how, all over the
world, individmals and eompanies are
hinlog for opportunity to share In in
Crown Dating From 1000 A. D.
The rumtoi-. 411rrenit ini the' 1-uropean
press some mon)1thus ago, when thle Bela
Kun admliinistr-atin rulerl in llungary,
hut the' lllunlrinn~ (lrownl was to be
<ol. seemis to) have dilsaippea red, and1(
bhe laiter goivermenii't apparent Pll menns1(11
o keep it. It 'was 1an 4)dd4 ciricumstan(1 lce.
<nlys a wiriter- conunllenting on that
-utnior and( its dilslippear'ance. that.
wIih so1 touc~h taml'. of dlisenrldedl Insig
ain of riynilty, the' one1 crown~ :l-tiually
netl ioned as being fort saeIt shouilld
'nve be'len4i te ltst anclient Ione, wv ih i
11:d14 1n4 longe..'4r ago th1an1 1S71 for thie
ormlier k aiser's grandfath11ler, t his
re 4wlr of lii lunga1ry trai(Cs bacuik, atI least
if 100).000t Swviss mailrks, abouilt $lt0.000,
lall y rept'1'ted as thle price for' whiich
[t was to lbe soltd, does' riot 5seem par
Depress'ng "Flying Dream."
XI thle (lying .dream, you suddenly
enp off your feet and undergo the ex
iierienice of rising to great hedighits
and skimm111 ig over bnnumerable ob
jects. If the dIream Only embraces
thils and nothing more, it may lie tak
n0 to augur some1 kind of a surprise,
Usuallly of a more or less lpienslnt na
ture; but if, as so often happens, one
matglines one0 files to escape some pe
rullarly evi.i presetnce, then the dream
niay4 he r'egarded as a warning against
some sinister person or plot. F'lying
Ireams genmeralily occur to) people with
marked psychic tendencies.
Painter's Fame Came Slowly,
August Renoir, seventy-eight years
01l1, the faruious French' impiiressionist,
diled recenitly att Cagnies, iFrance, onl the
h11:y that is I leture i of thle l'onit N'eft
retedl 100,0001 francs at an art sn Ic.
[11 l. 4-0youth lhe ofteti paid for his din
ier with ai picure. ltenloir 'was one oif
the lir-st (of the '.i..pressionists. I~e
woIrked 10 thie 11ast, iand diead wi th his
')i ette in his hiiaids. "I feel I amli just
beginii ng to know miy trade4," lie staid
whenl h~e wais wel'l over' sevenity,
"I henr that D)aisy's iove fbr' JI
was not thle Ramize whien lie put on1
elviliin clothes andr had( no0 morei the
glamor' M the soidier."~
"I believe her love w-as a uniform
Original "Uncle Sam."
During the revolutionary war there
,as a muan ty the natue of Smuuel
Wilson, who was engaged as an in.
spector of provisions. He was known
by his friends as "Uncle Sam." In his
work he stalpued inspected goods "U.
S.," which Initials happened to stand
for his nickname as well as his gov
ernment. Thus the two became iden
ten I. Uncle Sam as an old nian with
whiskers was tiken from Samuel Wil
ASPIRIN FOR HEADACHE
Mane "Bayer" is on Genuine
Insist on "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
in a "Bayer package," containing proper
directions for Headache, Colds, Pain,
Neuralgia, Lumbago, and Rheumatism.
Name "Bayer" means genuine Aspirin
prescribed by physicians for nineteen
years. Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets
cost few cents. Aspirin is trade mark
of Bayer Manufacture of Monoacotic
aeidester of Salicylicacid.
JN one respect t
you can do
come in here anc
whether you buy
goods; the rest is
If you want your
Laurens. S. C.
Make More Money
N VER bo'ore, in the history of the country, have fain. pro
Oucts britght such high prices. And the successful farmer
will reap the benefit in bigger prolitr! Naturally the larg
er the Crop, the greater will your profit be; hence it is essential
that you make each acre of land produce its utmost. For prize cot
toi, corn, truck--use 1lanters Fertilizer. 90 to 95 b'ishels of corn
1 to 2 bales of cotton per acre are records established through use
of this reputable Fertilizer on Southern farms.
For many years Planters Fertilizer has bee, the preference of the
South's most swecessful farmers, because it has madi. it possible to
produce bigger. i,etter crops. Make every acre count this year-GET
!I:STurs THAT WILL PL10AS'0 YOl'. ('onsult our Agent for Free
Advice, Informat ion and Pi ices-or write us di rect-TODAY. It
means dollars to you.
Planters Fertilizer & Phosphate Co.
Charleston, - - - South Carolina
$ ~ it
is store is like "home"---a place where
pretty much as you please. You can
I look at goods any time you wish
or not; we're always glad to show the
up to you.
do buy you are the one who
!s what satisfaction should mean
money back, you get it, cheerfully
an leave packages here; use our
s; it's your store. We mean that;
iore we do for you, the more
like to come here. And the more
ome here, the better/it is for us.
on Clothing Co.
Greenwood, S. C.