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It's the Truth.
If some of ue vorked a hard, and
suffered as much at other people's
bands as we think we do, wo would
bave been dead years ago.
has been enthusiasti
cally received in all
parts of the United
enriched by dilight- 4
ful wit and a charm.
Just One of 17 'Big lfj
SASON TICK1TS ONLY
$2^~ Phi. 1096 Tax
Chautauqua Week Here
St.. Aeil M . C. "R
4 Simpsoi 5?Q 1P
inally gt to the place
where it waaz sMart foL
me to go. I wouald base
Sbearing-down pains lan,
my side anid back -- s-.
pecially sevets aeross my '
Sback, and down in my
side there was a ;great
deal of soreness. .7 w~s
nervous and easily Dpi
'The Woman's Tonic
" I heard of Cardul an l
decided to use It," con..
tinues Mrs. Simpson. "I~~
saw shortly It was bene
fiting me, so 1 kept It upI
and it did wonders for
Shave been glad to praIse
Cardul. It Is the best
woman's tonic madel' ,
~Jthousands, like Mrs
Cardulot benefi torthem
Try Cardul for j'our trou
.40W PREFER USEFUL GIFTv
f.)ungr Generation of Women Said
to Look for Utility When Present8
Are in Question.
nThe iust mlingly with (ho younger
wv.ra t lion to complr-eiQehemi tle caiig
N timanhrds of doiestic life. Thos.e
oigli ce thlt, hert's desire of Wot
it 1live nlot lost their e1.l'Iii, We tire
1):(. While Iho phwerhini1:1 route to 11
,II'S lear t hls I() cha ns11 ged Its rond
! 11, am good cooking I is s ill hI I eI
uide-minir of a dei rnble wife. yet
Si versa ry expressiins of a husw
12md'4 love alre sa 4 to be (chani10igin1g 1i
The new nole is utility. This is ex
-mplified ilby n sI (11t comes to Iu:
rom Olie who recently visited a young
.41n(ple while liey disculisd their ap
irecinig niiivernry. "1 think I
11:111 get it inti a ieckilice," thet! youig
mushand sold. iuth deimurred. What
hen did she Wish, w%.as his query, witi
he suggestin11 of a diamol r aI pIece
if maholu(ganly fuiture, or .some(. other
tilbellb1hishent for tle hoiie.
"If you really 1isIst oi a prsent,"
Ahe said, "I have Ilways wanted an
electric ewasher and a vacuum elean
,-r." n n o a y f r i i e o r s m o t r
This suggests the s,>:y of the negro
b'ridegroom who, when the honeymoon
wnne4l. brought homeo a heavily mir
rored dreasing table aid a waihtub.
"Now, Mandy," he said, "you canl sid
down in front of this and watch yo'seif
starve to death, or you can use this
tub and oarn yo' il0n'."---Omaha lee.
IDEAL SERVANTS IN MEXICO
One May Get a Descendant of the In.
ca,s and a Friend for Life, for $15
Mexico is Utopia for Ameriln
hoiusevives, fo" liere is no ser:mit
problem ti t here, lcciording to Mrs 3. C.
Iiuulop, Wife of the chief enginieerI of
I'la Trans(ontinetaIIli ie Petra l. the
Mlextean branch of the Stitann2d O
"Ten years ago I could hire any se'rv
-tt for $2 a month," sh' .aid, "aid
nlow I have to pay only fromt $1i) to
-'15. Often in my kitchen I hai- e a
deseendant of the Tneas making my
breld, and when at Mexican Indian
Yho must not be confused with a poon
-really attaches himself or hersolf to
you, you have not only a sorvant. but
n friend for life, on) who really looka
after your interests.
"Of course, in Mexico, as well as
Inywhere else, the servants stand 'on
their rights.' The cook only cooks and
loes not wash dishs; the chamber
:nald will have nothing to do. with the
kitehen; but after all, the wages of the
live or six servants do not equal those
)f one servant in New York.
"I hear my New York friends groan
Ing bedause the food .of the sorYnts
"ostu more than their own table. Now,
If you give your Axican Indian her
iortdllas (cakes) anl(1 har .bosns with
Plenty of chill, Whi Ia porfectly satla
fled and *corns a more dlaborate diet."
Amusement for Both.
"Marriage-it is wondorful!" Vr
gled the happy Saith. "It L blissful,
Joyous i It Le heaYon! Ah-Lbut I for
get,4" he exclamed, suddooly sorleas.
"You have found It a yey diaerent
"Yes. P'ersonalliy I cjaaldor saar
r-lage a tosiUp," said JWno8.
"Eor followv, poo~r feljow 1" wtut
tred Balthtl. "ilowv you muago to put
3y with that taIhur 4 a wifeiL don't
"I mlight be worse," said Jowes,
"We have lots of fun."
"How We that?"
"Well, you see, when my wife gets
iate a paasion she always hurls things
at nmy head. IHvory timio she hits mao
she's as pleased as P'unah, iand~ every
timo she misses I'mz tid pleased as
Punch. So between us we are nvor
short of amiusement."
Old Schooners Become Barges.
Disposal of large numbhers of old(
schtooners, to say nothing of an over
supliy of new woodI ships, has~ been a
probllemu for the patst fewv yeatrs. RIlver
and1( egnal mieni, mieainwhile, haive been
facinig a shortage of bnarges. Putitinbg
these two facts together, Easterni ship
bulders have now evoivedl a new formi
oft c'hioonier barge, made by remoilvinig
(lie upper works and (lie belowv-deck
enlbins9 and blulkhiends5 of the schoongers.
Such barges are capacious anid have'
the adlvanitages of speed in towing andl
senworthunessq for coast work, and it
iost froni a sea tow can mtake p~ort
with a jury rig. In South America as
well as the United States, rebuilt
sflhooners for bargo work already are
at a premium.-Popular Mechanics
Italians Melt Up Small Change.
The second-hand dealers allI over
Italy have cornered the bronze 10 and
5 centime pieces, which they have
melted dlown and sold1 as ingots for
soldering nt two and three times the
price the plennies coat them. Thlis has
caused a great deal of annoyance, nas
small change ia scarce, nyd In some of
the cafts stamps have been given as
change. The government has rednced
the sIze of the new 10 and 5 centimie
pleces, but even that has (lone little
good, so it hase now decided to coini the
niew pennies out of a comipositionu
muetal which cannot be usedl aq solder
Mr. Knohome-Well I surely cnn
envy the Irtrps these days.
Mrs. Knohiomie- -And on~y a few
weeksI ag yon) 3'hnliied 2W t:M fromt~'
li . 'I i1 h me---I kilort jn
V. ctbt e n lget a n boe 't . I nI,
SHOWING GROWTH OF.DD).LAh
How Benjamin Franklin's Bequest of
$5,000 to. Boston Has Increasid
in a Century.
I-low the dollar Invested works for
the individual himself has been best
illusitrated by that first great Amerl
cnn teacher of'thrift, Uenjimin Frmimk
lin, remarks Worldl's W'rk.' '16 1791.
ho ho(luenthtd t l,000 to the CommlilonI
weallth of '1Maissachusetts and to the
city of Boston as a mark of his lippre
vintion for having appointed him1 as
agenit in England at the "lit aldsome"
salbry of ?2,000. And to make his he
(1tne'st really valuable, with his great
foresight Fralniliht provided In his will
that this X1,000 should be put out at 5
per ( icent interest for 100 years; that at
the end of that time 31-131 of the fumi
nelnttIlted shou l agi n be put out
at interest for anotherl hundlired year-s
and then the fund be divided one
fort h to Boston and three-fourths to
Let us see how well that ?1,000 of
leranklin's has worked. At the end of
the first hundred years it had grown to
$431,383.02. It was then divided in ac
cordance with the will; $320,300.48
was sot aside for "public work" and
$102,085.15 was started on its course
of -iarning interest for another hun
dred years. That was i 1891. On
.Jan. 1, 1918, this sum had grown to
$267,805.15 and at this rate of in
crease the fund should amotmt to it
least $0.000,000 when the second I
rod is completed, tnd may be consld
ONE'S JOB MUST COME FIRST
Salary Should Be a Sccondary Object
for the Man Who to Anxious to
I have never known ta young man to
ativance far when 1he thought nmuch
about hIs mlrity while at wori, or who
let that solary have aniyt hintug to do
with the intene4 he was putting Into
his joh. The job is the chanev, tle op
portunity, to show what you are nmde
of, to show what you have for sale
your aib1ilty, your personality.
If you have sotething unusual for
sale you may be sure you have what
every employer is always looking for.
If you nre alert, enthusiastile, original,
if you try to stUAmp everything that
goes through your hands with superior
ity, you muy be sure that you will
soon find a place at the front with
On the other hand, the man who
drags through Just enough work to get
by, who gets to lils job when he has
to and watchos the clock for time to
go home will not see his salary envel
opo fatten vory rapidly.
Quibbling over one's salary has
spotled mauny a career It is not what
you are paid for doing, but what you
do that you are not paid for that is
the key to the position above you.
This is almost invariably the case.
The service you renoler which you are
n'et obliged to give is 'the thing that
attracts your Imployer.-Orihon 'wett
Mardon in Chicago )aily News.
]Qven thermometers become old, and
oonsequently inaccurate with age, mer
curial inustruments reading too high
and spirit instrunients too low. In the
former case the bulb appears to ahrink,
thus forcing the* Quicksilver too far up
the atom. This gradual uhrinkage ise
suppeod to be due to the fact taat the
aztornal preasure 91n the bulb may lie
conaldorab~ly higher taasn tj ~internal
Dressure, the airt a as i.ihle bay
lag boon removed before the Klaas is
sealed. On the other hand, the spir
it thormeometer is sealed wit~h the bulb
covered in a froozing mixture, In order
to lock up in the g'lass as much air as
p~ossibla. Tho Instrument thus starts
with the internal pressure which in
time appoars to be redued either by
exp)asion of the g;lass under the in
ternal pressuiro or b~y lenklage.-ScIen
Organized to Fight Plant Pests.
T1hie Plant Protection institute is the
namo of a bodhy formed recently for
the purp~ose of wnging relentless war
on the pea4ts that aililet fIeld and or
chard crops, shadle trees and orna
mental plants. This it will do by sup
porting and dlirecting scieu,~ific ne
search, by fostering co-operation be
tween inivestigators and manufactur
ers, and by dissemilnating information
about0 the control of plant insects and
diseases. The mnembers are all scien
title e'xperts or manufacturers of the
tnsecticide(s, fungicides, apparatus,
etc., used in this work of extermnina
tion.--Popular Medhanics Magazine.
Jean Valjenn's ultimate housing re.
course may interest the despernte of
today: "I lay down in the dog ken
nel, and the (log hit me." And so even
hefore Victor Hugo there were heart
less landlords !-Brooklyn Eagle,
Coal for Argentina.
At present practically the whol, of
the 8,000,000,000 tons whieh Argentina
consumes each year ia imported, but
a large and conveniently located dhe
posit has been recently iscovered in
"Is Mrs. Wiggins really a khepto
"No, she dort't belong to none of
these now-fangled sects. Shes a good
old hardshell Baptist."
Earning a Decoration.
"Why did the Iking of Cabool give
you a medal?"T
"I~ gav.' hihn one last year,'' ex.
12inineel the shnht Iorf P'oobosh,-Loui'.
vi lle Conrk. r..tonrnnn l
We are layig. out a se
chandise to offer et esp
last three days of this W
Hose at Half Price
1 lot Fibre Silk IHose, black, grey and
brown, Worth $1.00, Week-End
Special .... .... ... .... .... .. 500.
I lot White Mercerized 1o8, worth
$1.00, Week-End Special, only ....50c
1 lot Onyx Hose, grey and brown,
worth $1.5(, Week-Eid Epecial, ..75o
I lot -liddy Blouses. wort'h $2.50, all
sizes, whit-e and white with blue col
lars; Big Week- End Special, only $1.50
Best quality Apron (inizgham, this week
only, yard .... .... .... .... ..150
32-inci Devonshire Cloth, for :3 days
on1ly, yard .... .... .... ....~..25c
:'I;in-h good Bleaching, for -3 dav%
on1ly, 10 yards I mr. .... .... ....$1.00
l lo, Elppo l'ettivoats. Silk, worth
$9.00 and $10.00, :3 days only . .$5.00
We have gone over our entii
tions here and there which iNil
anything you need, ask if we I
Located in Corner Store Ro<
Benchoff's 5 & 1
With a Complete Line
The entire stock is new-not a
high price times. A complete line
sible prices that the buying public
By selling for cash and not ma
you a big per cent. on your grocer
nate the salaries of a bookkeeper,'
pense of a truck. By selling strict
Come to see us on our openin;
save you on your grocery bill will
Remember, we are located in
cupied by Benchoff's 5 & 10 Centi
Laurens Cash & Ca,
Mosely & Roland Old Stand
ectistpf choice er
eciajy low prices the
eek. Here are some
M n's Shoes Half Price
Meris.$14.00 Tan English or Broad
Toes, half pdico .... .... .... $7.00
Men.s *3,00 Palm Beach Oxfords, Eng
lish -lasts and Broad Toes, half
Ladies' Oxf6rds and Pumps.
Ldies' $10.00 Kid ,Eglish and Kid
Piinps, low or high heels, half
Llie$' $11.00 lPltient an11d K id Pumps,
Freni heel, half price.... . ..$5.50
Me's $10.00 Bla-k and1(l Ta1, English
Last and Broal ''oe, 'half price ..$5.00
Special L.dt Sheets
1 lot 1x9O Sheets, worth $2.50, only $1.48
!e #tock and made reduc
tsurjrise you. If there is
tave a special price on it,
m Formerly Occupied by
.0 Cents Store
G OF OUR4
of Fancy Cloceries
single article 5rought over from
of hiigh grab groceries at sen
king en~y liveries we can save
y bill. tlhis plan we elimi
driver, 'd the operating ex
ly 'for c h gall wve have no
I day And the amount we ceu'
corn store roii for merly oc
Tr~ Grocery Store,|
/ J. B. KILGO. Prop