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PARENTS AND THE SCHOOLS.
Now that the schools, in city, town
and conn try, are opening again it is
proper to urge upon parent to take an
interest in the school work of their
Mr. Charles Petty,the scholarly edi?
te cf the Carolina Spartan,. writes
very entertainingly and forcibly upon
this subject in the last issue of his
paper. He says:
The teacher's duty is to assist the
home training children. Too many pa?
ds think that they are relieved from
responsibility when their childen
start to school. Here are some things
expected of parents:
They should get their children ready
so as to be at the school room on time.
Clothing and person should be clean.
Children shoild not loiter on the
streets and stand around the stores.
Teach them to go home as soon as dis?
Encourage no tale-telling.. Do not
find fault with teachers in the pres?
ence t)f your children.
if the teacher's work is unsatisfac?
tory call on her and clearly make yct?r
complaint in a friendly way. If she
wrong she will change her plans
thank you for your interest in the
It is never a gooo plan to censure a'
teacher by writing a note. These
steel pens are very sharp and often
say things that one regrets.
Visit the school occasionally. The
teacher can do. only a small part of
tfoe training work. The mont of it
must be done at home or left undone.
If a teacher is doing good work do
not be afraid now and then to show
your appreciation by telling her that
much. It is very encouraging.
A hundred years ago*'Good Morals"
-was in the curriculum of colleges and
: high schools. It is now left out of
catalogues and often out of training
work. At the foundation of this de?
partment is politeness. That is neg?
lected in some families.. That has to
"be taught st home.' Did you ever visit
a family, the children of which were
so noisy and self assertive that it was
a relief to get away? If children are
not taught genuine politeness, respect
for elders, and good behavior in pub
ite. filase their education is lacking. -
Let all parents take more interest in
their children's studies, in the teach
?Q&s tmd especially in the home train;
fiasi Sold a Pile of Chamber* j
Iain's Cough Remedy.
? have sold Chamberlain's Cough Rem?
edy ?or more, than twenty years and it has
giveiL entire satisfaction. I have sold a
pile of it and eau recommend it highly.
JOSEPH McEiiHZKv, Liston, Iowa. You
mil iind this remedy a good friend when
troubled with a cough or cold. It always
affords quick relief and ?s pleasant to take.
Tor stale by China's drug store.
Tokio, Sept 15.-Field Marshall
.Qyama reports under today's date that
the Russian position in th% direction
of Mukden remains unchanged. ' ' We
buried thirty-one hundred Russians
at Liao Yang."
The Stomach is the Man.
A weak stomach weakens the mau, be?
cause it cannot transform the food he eats
into nourishment. Health and strength
cannot be restored to any sick man or
weak woman without first restoring health
sud strength to the stomach. A weak
stomach cannot digest enough food to
feed the tissues and revive the tired and
ns down limbs and organs of the body.
Sodol Dyspepsia Cure digests what you
eat, cleanses and strengthens the glands
and membranes of the stomach, and cures
indigestion dyspepsia and hil stomach
troubles. Sold by O B. Davis.
ULM SPRINGS WATER
The Kidney Cure.
SUMTER, S. C., Sep. 14, 1904. '
I WILL be in my office at Sumter,
?L C., on Friday and Saturday of each
week and sales day, to attend to Conn
ifiy business, the remaining time will
be employed in attention to Roads,
Chain Gang, etc.
WM. H. SEALE,
Attest: County Supervisor.
THOS. V. WALSH, Clerk.
B;erald and Freeman please copy.
BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the
irt of Common Pleas for Sumter Coan
1y ia the State of South Carohna^in the
it of Moses E. Lppez against Mary E.
lt, Lizzie May Hall, Robert Troy Hall
Rutledge China Hal), I will sell to the
Ugliest bidder at public' auction at the
irt House in the City of Sumter, ir. the
County of Sumter and State of South
?lina, on saledsy in October, 1904, be?
the third day of said mouth, during
usual hours of sale, the following de
real estate, to wit :
AU that tract of land in said County and
Slate containing one hundred and fifty
acres, more or less, bounded North by
lands of Thomas Oteen, East and South
lands of estate McLeod, and West by
lands of Widow Eolb.
Terms of sale Cash. Purchaser to pay
H. FRANK WILSON,
Master for Sumter County.
Sept. 7 4t
SUNN SPRINGS WATER
For the liver.
Witty Rvxyoaxe *rt a Lecturer.
A professor who acted as chiiiruiai
ol a ineei:r:L' a: which Max O'Keil wa?
to lecture iai'rxvUuced the Frenchnian
\n the fci?oiv?n? manner:
"uu?ies and uentlemen. when we
wish to see ourselves as individuals
we Lave recourse lo the mirror. This
we cannot do as a nation. I take
pleasure in introducing a gentleman
who will act as R French mirror, by
means of which you will. I am sure,
obtain an adequate and pleasing view
of yourselves as a nation."
The introduction pleased O'Rell. ard
be responded in a vein as jovial: *'
am requested to reflect ou a nat?o
However, I must take second place to
the man in the moon, for he reflects
? on the earth. As an imported French
mirror I shall clo the best I can to give
you a correct picture of the nation.
And if your chairman remains where
he is, in the background, he will add
greatly to the reflective power of the
A Power for Good.
* ? _? .
The pills that are potent in their action
and pleasant in effect are Dewitt's Little
Early Sisers. W. S. Philpot, of Albany,
Ga. says: "During a bilious attack I took
one. Small as it was it did me more good
than calomel, blue ma?s or any other pill
1 ever took and at the same time the effect
was pleasant. Little Ear ly Sisers are cer?
tainly an ideal pilL" Sold by O. B. Davis.
GLENN SPRINGS WATER
COmm EQUPMENTS A SPECIALTY.
ENGINES, BOILERS, CHINING MACHIN*
CRY. SAW MILL ANO WOODWORKING
MACHINERY, SHINGLE AND LATH
MACHINERY, CORN MILLS,
BRICK MAKING MACHIN?
ERY, KINDRED LINES
GIBBES MAOJSt?RY COMPANY,
Gobabla, S. G.
Geo. S. Haeker & Son
DOORS, SASH, BUNDS,
Moulding & Building
o S cc- and Warerooms, Kiog, opposite CSD
CHARLESTON? S. C,
?Sf Pnrcaas* oar make, wbich we gnaranu
superior to - any sold South. and
thereby save rooney.
lindow and Fancy Glass a Specialty
jj AUB LDCKSlR
I take pleasure ia giving no?
tice to my friends and the pub?
lic generally, that, having re?
gained my health, > have re?
opened my shop, and am ready
to do any work in the
line of Guns, Locks, dewing
Machines, &c. Prices reasona?
ble, work done prompt y and
Shop removed to No. 22
West Liberty street, two doors
from Osteen's Book Store.
* R S BRAD WELL.
Tho Strongest, the Simplest and most
economical of all Stump Pullers.
Try it before you pay for it. Guaran?
teed to pull your stumps or no pay asked.
Write for Free Booklet jrivins terms
The Champion Stump Puller Cc,
G-8*-x COLUMBIA. S. C.
Anrono sending a sketch and description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention in prohably patentable. Communirn
t iona strictly confidential. Handbook on Patents
sent free. CM'?est aeencr for securing patents.
Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive
yptnal notice, without charge, in the
t. handsomely !Hn**T?ted w*cMr. I ?rtrest jflr
.nlatio-i i?f any *.? lei'iitic journal. Terni?, ty a
ve;ir: four month?. iL Soldtoy *1I rew**teal?fc
Will positively cure any case of Kidney
or Bladder disease not beyond the reach
of medicine? No medicine can do more?
FOLEY'S KIDNEY CURE
strengthens the urinary organs,
builds up the kidneys and invig?
orates the whole system.
IT SS GUARANTEED
TWO SIZES 50c and $1.00
Passed Stone and grave! With Excruciating Pains
A. H. Thurnes, Mgr. Wills Creek Coal Co., Buffalo, O., writes:
"I haye been afflicted with kidney and bladder trouble for years, pass?
ing gravel or stones with excruciating pains. Other medicines only
gave relief. After taking FOLEY'S KIDNEY CURE the result was
surprising. A few doses started the brick dust, like fine stones, etc.,
and now I have no pain across my kidneys and I feel like a new man.
FOLEY'S KIDNEY CURE has done me $1,000 worth of good."
No Other Remedy Can Compare With it
Thos. W. Carter, of Ashboro, N. C., had Kidney Trouble and
one bottle of FOLEY'S KIDNEY CURE effected a perfect cure, and
he says there is no remedy that will compare with it.
SOLD IND RECOMMENDED BY
MTER DRUG COMPAN
Cheap Trips to the East
Atlantic Coast Line.
Baltimore? Md.-Account National Convention Frater?
nal Order of Eagle?, Sept. 12 to LT, 1904. Rate, one first;
class fare plus $1.25. Tickets on sale Sept lOrh, 11th and
12th, limited for return to Sept. 19th, with privilege of ex?
tending return limit to Sept. 25
Boston, Mass.-Account General Convention Protestant
Episcopal Church, Oct 5-28. Rate, one first class fare plus 50
cents for the round trip. Tickets on sale Oct. 2d and 3d, lim?
ited for return to Oct. 31, 1904.
St. Louis, Mo., World's Fair.
Season tickets, 60-day tickets, 15-day tickets, on sale every j
day. Coach Excursion tickets on sale every Tuesday.
Don't miss the opportunity for an excellent trip. Rates, j
routes, schedules and all information given by ticket agents ?
and the undersigned.
H. M. EMERSON, W. J. CRAIG,
Traffic Manager, Gen Passenger Agent,
Wilmington, N. C.
?o : Let's Speak Frankly : |||
?O Those who think they can afford it. pay thc "advertised 40 '
O*- price." Those who are not sure, invest?gate and calculate the 0?
?O cost, For example: Take a typewriter. $100 is the "stand- j?0
04 . ard price - well advertised. Vet we all know there ir? not one
40 hundred dollars' worth of value in any machine provided
0<? equal merit can be had at less price. "Waste has no place in
?.he scheme of success ^ ^ ^- .. ^ ^
I The Chicago, $35, I j
?O Is the best machine at any price, and in purchasing it you jrO I
' save S65. For sale by *? j
SI H. Or. OSTEEN & CO., || j
g* 16 VV. Liberty Street - Sumter, S. C. j
World's Fair, St. Louis,
Best Line. Choice of Routes. Through Pull?
man Sleepers and Dining Cars.
Stop-overs allowed at Western North Caroli?
na summer resorts and other points.
Low excursion rate tickets on sale from Sum?
ter, S. C., as follows :
Season tickets, $38.65
Sixty-day tickets, 32.25
Fifteen-day tickets, 26.25
For full infor mation or Word's Fair literature
apply to any agent of Southern Railway, or
R. W HUNT,
Division Passenger Agent, Charleston, S. C.
First class work and good material. I do good
work as cheap as possible, but do not make a spe?
cially ol' cheap work.
W. A. BOWMAN, Prest. C. W. BOSHAMEB, See. & Treas..
The Sumter Banking
& Mercantile Company,
Sumter, S. C.
uv u III i"wmiiiHiiiii wi n id nBgaaBMHa?mwyiwNafltin?a
---Capita! Stock $50,000-~
Wholesale Grocers, Fertilize
ers and Farmers' Supplies.
Sole agents for the celebrated brand of Wil?
cox &??Gibbs Fertilizers.
We are prepared to quote the very closest
cash or time prices on all lines of
Groceries, Fertilizers and Farmers'
And invite your investigation before making
your arrangements for another year.
Come to see us. We will save you money,
and give you a hearty, courteous welcome.
Sumter Banking I
Masonic Building, 2d door from the Postoffice.
Sumter, S. C. ?
Sewing Machines from $10 Up.
Organs from $25 Up.
Pianos, Upright, from $150.
SOLD FOR CASH OR ON EASY TERMS.
Sewing Machine Needles of all kinds kept on hand.
We are headquarters for all kinds of Sewing Machine Sup?
plies ; all kinds of Musical Supply Goods, such as Strings for
Guitars, Violins, Banjos, and Mandolins
Call and See Us ia Our Kew Quarters,
and we will make a customer of you. We want your trade and
will treat you risrht
Bring in. your Organs and Sewing Machines and we will
Make them as Good as New at Eeasonable Prices.
All repair work guaranteed. We are here to stay. Call and
see us in the Masonic Building, next door to Post Office.
SUMTER MUSIC HOUSE,
M. B. SANDLE.
Buys a Box of Nice . .
Osteels Book Store,
16 West Liberty Street.