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Hlfi LKTH REPORTERS READ PO?
Ali*wem Ktwy Inquiry Save Those
Krhitiug to Commander Peary?
Displays Accurate Memory.
New York, Sept. 13.?Dr. Freder?
ick A. Cook, seeking reet and seclu?
sion with hie family after the boister?
ous welcome of yesterday, denied
himself to Interviewers today and rs
enalned in his sutte at the Waldorf
Astoria until bite this evening, when
lie submitted cheerfully to one of the
severest cross-examinations since he
announced his discovery of the pole.
The ordeal of the Interview, which
was conducted by 40 newepaper rep?
resentatives, including several from
foreign newspapere, proved at least
that he was not afraid to meet the
public. Incidentally the city of New
York officially recognised hla achieve?
ment today when the Board of Ald?
ermen passed a resolution commem?
orating his discovery and providing
for a public welcome at the city hall.
The date of the reception will be an?
As the questions ask. d were put by
laymen they did not go deeply Into
the scientific aspect of the expedition.
Rut Dr. Cook was ready to anawer
anything pertient to the Issue.
The most Interesting phase of the
Interview wss reached when Dr. Cook
was asked If he would object to show?
ing his diary. He Immediately con?
sented, and. after retiring to his room,
returned with a small octavo note
book which he showed freely to all. It
was a thin book containing 176 pages,
?ach of which was filled with 50 or
?0 lines of penciled writing of the
most minute characters. The book,
hs said contained considerably more
than 100.000 words, while he has be?
sides other books embracing his ob?
servations and other data.
The interviewers were rather severe
in regard to details, but nothing In?
dicated that the polar traveler's mem?
ory was at fault even In the most min?
ute particulars. Sometimes, when a
petty question indicated ignorance he
smiled with good humored sympathy
at the lack of technical kntwldege
Not once did he refuse to reply ex?
cept when the name of Commander
Peary was broached. Even then ho
said that he had always and did now
consider Peary as his friend, l>ut con?
versational subjects in connection
wtth his rival he avoided entirely, say
In* that they could wait.
When requested to say what had
occurred at hie meeting with Harry
Whitney, the New Haven sportsman,
he said he preferred to let Whitney
tell nis own story, as Whitney was
quite unbiased. His reasons for im?
posing secrecy on Whitney, on Prltch
ard. Commander Peary's cabin boy,
and the Eskimos were prompted by
his denim to be the first to tell the
world of his discovery. He had done
the work, he said, ?.nd was entitled
to relate how It had been carried out.
?Dr. Abernethy. the great English
physician, said. "Watch your kidneys.
When fh y are affected, life Is In
danger." Foley'e Kidney Remedy
makes healthy kidneys, corrects uri?
nary Irregularities and tones up the
whole system. Slbert's Drug Store
The Buchanan-Scott Co., of Green?
ville, was sold under bankruptcy pro?
ceeding. The stock, fixtures, books
and accounts were bid in by W. H.
Earle for $10,376.
?Many people delude themselves by
saying "It will wear away," when
th*y notice symptoms of kidney and
bladder trouble. This is a mistake.
Take Foley's Kidney Remedy, and
atop the drain on the vitality. R
eiir.s backache, rheumatism, kidney
and bladder trouble, and makes ev?
ery trace of pain, weakness, and uri?
nary trouble dlsappeur. Slbert's Drug
DO IT NOW.
niter People Should Not Wait Until
It Ie 'loo liste.
The appalling death-rate from kid
ney dlaease la due In most cases to
the fact that the little kidney troubles
are usually negelcted until they be?
come aerlous. The slight symptoms
give place to chronic disorders and
the sufferer goes gradually into the
grasp of diabetes, dropsy. Brlght's
I >!?.?.i.-*.-, ur iwi M<>nw other seri?
ous form of kidney complaint.
If you suffer from backache, head?
aches, dlsxy spells; If the kidney se?
cretions are Irregular of pussage and
unnatural In appearance, do not de?
lay. Help the kidneys at once.
Doan's Kidney Pills are especially
for kidney disorders they cure
where others fail over one hundred
thousand people have recommended
them. Here's a case at home:
Mrs. Wm. Bultman. .". E. Calhoun
8L. Sumter, 8. C, says: "I found
Dosulli Kidney Pills to be an excel?
lent remedy. My back ached for som-?
time and I was In almost constant
misery. I finally saw Doan's Kidney
Pills sdvertised, procured a box at
China's drug store and used them In
u< < ordance with the directions. They
relieved the pains and strengthened
my back and I have not been
troubled since. I gladly recommend
Doan's Kidney Pills."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cente. Foster-MUburn Co., Buffalo.
New York, eole agents for the United
Remember the nsme?Doan's?and
take no other. No. 16.
PEAHY'S ACTION A SURPRISE.
l>et"ideH to Stay in Seclusion at Home
In Maine Instead of Controverting
New York, Sept. 22.?Harry Whit?
ney, the big game hunter, to whom
Dr. Frederick A. Cook looks to prove
his assertion that he discovered the
North Pole, is believed to be now on
his way from Hudson bay or Baffin's
bay to a telegraph point in either
Labrador or Newfoundland. With
his return te civilization, Dr. Cook
expects complete confirmation of his
story that he told Mr. Whitney all
about his trip to the Pole.
Further testimony to corroborate
Dr. Cook's claims is expected when
Commander Peary'e ship, the Roose?
velt, reaches this city from Nova
Scotia. In a final statement before re?
tiring at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
Dr. Cook declared that on the Roose?
velt there was more than one person
who knew that he had been to the
Pole. Pritchard, the cabin boy, has
already admitted that he heard Dr.
Cook tell Harry Whitney of finding
the Pole, and the statement from Dr.
Cook indicates that Pritchard did not
have that information to himself on
The sudden determination of Com?
mander Peary to remain in seclusion
at his summer home at Eagle Island,
Maine, indefinitely, has caused consid?
erable conjecture. It was believed
that Commander Peary would hasten
to this city and submit to the public
the proofs which he said he possessed
that Dr. Cook had not reached the
Pole. His announcement that he
would accept no public honors and
would not attempt to controvert the
Brooklyn physician's claims, was the
result of ?. telegram suggesting that
course by Herbert L Bridgman, sec?
retary of the Peary Arctic Club and
Qen. Thomas H. Hubbard the presi?
dent. At the time Commander Peary
announced this determination he add?
ed in his emphatic way in an inter?
view at Sydney, Nova Scotia, that he
was still convinced that he could
prove that Dr. Cook had not reached
the North Pole.
While it is nor known just how long
Commander Peary will remain in se?
clusion, it is believed that he will wait
until Dr. Cook has submitted his data
to the University of Copenhagen and
it is made public. Dr. Cook is at
work on this data now, and it is un?
derstood that it will be on its way to
Denmark within two weeks.
Only Name Retained?Circus En?
It is understood that the Great
Sells-Floto Shows Consolidated this
year have undergone a general re?
novation in each and every one of
the many departments, and from the
monster exhibition tents to the cook
tent everything is now, clean and up
to-date, the only thing that has been
retained being the trade mark and
name?Sells-Floto?which means ev?
erything first-class. Five long trains
of cars transport these immense
shows en tour this season, and the
biggest and best combination of c'r
cus and menagerie attractions ar I
presented, to say nothing of the nu?
merous auxiliary novelties offered in
conjunction with this immense cir?
cus. The World Famous $25,000
Armour Dapple Gray Prize Winning
Team are also with the Big Show.
They are the greatest feature ever
toured with any circus.
The Sells-Floto Shows will exhibit
In Sumter. Oct. 6th.
?"Can be depended upon" is an ex?
pression we all like to hear, and whon
it Is used in connection with Cham?
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy it means that it never fails
to cure diarrhoea, dysentery or bow?
el complaints. It is pleasant to tuke
and equally valuable Cor children and
adults. Sold by W. W. Sibert.
Lieut. Stafford H. R. Doyle, of Or?
angeburg has been detached from
duty on the Birmingham and ordered
to the naval academy at Annapolis as
an Instructor at the marine school of
engineering. This department is a
new branch recently added to the Na?
?Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy is today the best
known medicine in use for the relief
and cure of bowel complaints. It
cures Krlping, diarrhoea, dysentery,
and should be taken at the first un?
natural looseness of the bowels. It Is
equally valuable for children and
adults. It always cures. Sold by W.
Miss Julia Hutchison, ne Cl of Ma?
Jor J. A. Donnell, of Los Angole?, w'il
travel 11,000 miles to Yokohama, Ja?
pan, to marry Ralph Hardmg. On
their return tour the young COUph
? 111 travel an additional 2,000 miles
through the Orient.
TESTIFIES AETEJt FOUR YEARS.
?Carlisle Center. N. Y., B. Burbans.
writes. "AbOttt frur years ago I
wrote yOU that I had been entirely
cured of kidney trouble by taking
two bottles Of Po!ey*S Kidney Rem?
edy, and after four yr>ars 1 am again
phased to state that I have never had
any return of those symptoms and
I am evidently cured to stay cured."
Foley'j? Kidney Remdey will do the
same for you. Sibert's Drug Store.
WANT ROAD 10 CHARLEolOii.
HAWLEY SYSTEM SEEKING AN
Owners of the Chesapeake and Ohio
And A Iii Hated Lines Reported to be
Negotiating for Purchase of a Road
To Charleston Tliat Will Give Them
A Direct Line to Chicago-?Are Ri?
vale of the Norfolk and Western
New York, Sept. 22.?The so-called
Hawley intersts, the moving spirits of
which are Edwin Hawley, Theodore
P. Shonts, Frank Trumbull and Presi?
dent Jrank A. Vanderllp. of the City
(Standard OH) Bank, have practical?
ly secured control of the Hocking
Valley Railway and coal properties
and are negotiating for the purchase
of a railroad which will afford the
Chesapeake and Ohio, an outlet at
Charleston or at Savannah, possibly at
both points. Since Hawley entered
the Southern railroad field by pur?
chasing the Chesapeake and Ohio
Railway, and especially since his
plans to broadly develop that road
were made public, intense rivalry has
sprung up between his railroads and
the Norfolk and Western-Pennsyl?
vania lines. The Chesapeake and
Ohio has a shorter line to Cincinnati
than the Norfolk and Western's, and
by purchasing the Chicago, Cincinnati
and Louisville It has also secured a
lower grade from Chicago to the sea?
board than the Pennsylvania has be?
tween that city and Philadelphia or
New York. Hence th struggle for
A few months ago the Norfolk and
Western and the Atlantic Coast Line
acquired control of the Winston-Salem
South Bound Railway and made a
contract to advance the funds requir?
ed to complete that road from Wlns
ton-Salem on the Norfolk and Wes?
tern to Wadesboro on the Atlantic
Coast Line, and in this way open a
short line from Charleston through
the Pocahontas coal fields to Cincin?
nati and thence by lines of the Pen
sylvania system to Toledo, Chicago,
St. Louis and other points North and
West. This was a direct challenge to
Hawley his answer to It is as
The Hocking Valley Railway Com?
pany controls the Toledo and Ohio
Central, the Kanawha and Michigan
and the Zanesville and Ohio, which,
with its own lines, form a system al?
most 1,000 miles in length, extending
in two linea from Toledo to the Ohio
River at Point Pleasant and from
j there by a single line to a connection
with the Chesapeake and Ohio at a
point near Ganley, W. Va., numerous
branches extends to the coal fields
through which the lines extend. When
this system is taken over by the Ches?
apeake and Ohio the latter will have
a line from tidewater to the Ohio coal
fields seventy-five miles shorter than
the Norfolk and Western's line to the
same region, and a lower grade from
Toledo to the Atlantic seaboard than
the Pennsylvania has. This extension
to tidewate r through V'rginia and the
Carolinas for which Hawley is nego?
tiating will also, it is said, give him
a line from Cincinnati and from Cen?
tral Ohio many miles shorter than
that to be formed by the Norfolk and
Western, the Winston-Salem South
Bound and the Atlantic Coast Line.
From this it would seem that when
Hawley's plans are worked out the
move of the Norfolk and Western
Pennsylvania^ interests to checkmate
him will be neatly blocked.
The tonnage of the Hocking Valley
Ohio Central system now amounts to
about 20.000,000 tons per annum, con?
sisting in great part of coal from the
mines of the Buckeye Coal and Rail?
way Company, the Ohio Land and
Railway Company, the Sunday Creek
Coal Company and the Kanawha and
Hooking Valley Railway Company
The coal companies own more than
100.000 acres of coal land In Ohio
and West Virginia. The Chesapeake
ind Ohio's yearly tonnage exceeds
18,000.000 tons, more than two-thirds
of which is coal and coke. It is
planned to throw much of this coal
tonnage upon the new extension to
tidewater, so as to relieve the ter?
minals at Hampton Roads, and there?
by facilitate the movement of grain
and general freight which Is expected
to seek that outlet in increasing vol?
ume when Hawley's pi ins are con?
summated. A great commercial cen?
tre is likely to spring up at Hampton
Roads, which is destined to be one of
the principal Wheat exporting places
on the Atlantic coast. Charleston will
be the great distributing port for
coal from Ohio, Kentucky, and West
Virginia, and to that end immense
coal pockets will be constructed along
the harbor. The struggle for supre?
macy between the Chesapeake and
Ohio and the Norfolk and Western
st ems likely to result in great bene?
fits to Virginia and the Carolinas, if
not to the entire South Atlantic sec?
?Do not be persuaded Into takln v.
anything but Foley's Honey and Tar
for chronic coughs, bronchitis, hay
fever, asthma, and lung trouble, as it
stops the COUgh and heals the lungs.
Slbert's Drug Store.
Hawking and Spitting is Caused by
If the local authorities want to
stop the disgusting habit of spitting
mucous on the sidewalks, they had
better instruct the people as to the
best method of killing the catarrh
germs and curing catarrh.
You can easily tell by reading the
symptoms below whether you have
catarrh or not:
Offensive breath, frequent sneez?
ing, discharge from nose, stoppage of
the nose, husklness of the voice,
tickling in throat, droppings in
throat, a cough, pain in chest, loss
of strength, variable appetite, spasms
of coughing, low spirited at times,
raising of mucous, difficulty in
breathing, loss of vital force.
J. F. W. DeLorme has a suitable
remedy (money back if it falls) for
catarrh, called Hyomei, which Is a
vaporized air so antiseptic that when
it is breathed over the Inflamed and
germ infested membrane, it kills all'
germ life and cures catarrh.
The price, including hard rubber
inhaler, is only $1.00, and money
back if it doesn't cure. Extra bot?
tles, 50 cents.
"I have tried almost every catarrh
cure on the market without beneiit.
Have been using Hyomei for one
week and feel like a new man al?
ready."?Wm. V. Goode, Newark, O.,
June 21, 1909.
Mrs. Joseph Anderson, of Des
Molnes, Iowa, whose Indian name is
"Wompuncaca," a poor washerwo?
man, will receive from the govern?
ment $60,000 for land once owned by
A NARROW ESCAPE
?Edgar N. Baylisa, a merchant of
Robinsonville, Del., wrote: "About
two years ago I was thin and sick,
and coughed all the time and if I did
not have consumption, it was near to
it. I commenced using Foley's Honey
and Tar, and It stepped my cough,
and I am now entirely well, and have
gained twenty-eight pounds, all due
to the good results from taking Fo?
ley's Honey and Tar." Sibert's Drug
ti^ ? ? ? ?
We have just received
shipment of Onion Set:-.
Now is the time to plant
them for an earh crop.
Red and White
Sibert's Li Stoic
W. W. SIBERT.
Telephone 283. - 8 S. Main St.
Some people seem to think that if
they only wear Glasses it will be al?
right with their eyes. There would
be Just as much sense is prescribing
the same medicine for every dis?
We give an Examination that can
Leave no Defect Undiscovered.
I have a graduate Optician in
charge of my Optical Parlor. All
W. A. Thompson,
Jeweler and Optician,
ft S. Main Street - Surater. S. C.
?jg* Tto Farraers' Bank & Trust Go,
Satisfaction with one's efforts puts the breaks on progress.
There 1? a future ahead of the fellow who is sorry when the
The Farmers' Bank and Trust Company is continually reaching
out for new business, and is getting it. If you are not a patron
we invite you to become one"
C. 6. ROWLAND, Pre*. R L. EOMUNDS, Cashier. GUY L. WARREN, Teller,
A, S, MERRIMAN, Bookkeeper. H. L. MoCOY, Asst. Bookkeeper.
W E ENDEAVOR to advance the
business interests of our customers in
every legitimate way. In so doing,
our motive* may be somewhat tinc?
tured with selfishness, for, upon the
prosperity of its patrons hinge? the
success of every bank.
First Nationl Bank, Sumter, S. C.
The Small Depositor is
Welcome at This Bank
A hundred small accounts make a bank stronger
than a dozen large ones. This is one of our rea?
sons for urging the man of limited means to trans?
act his business with us.
Large accounts are welcome too, for it is our
purpose to serve all classes, whether the
business be small or large.
l? Bank of Sumter
If you have farm property in Sumter er Clarendon County which yon
wish to sell this season, you should list it now, in order that it may ha
inspected and properly advertised lor the fall business. I have a number
Of prospective buyers for well improved property, and If your prices
right, we should be able to do some business.
CITY, FARM AND TIM?
BER PROPERTY HAN
OLcD. REAL ESTATE
26% N Main St.
Ra B. Belsen
REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY.
Sumter, S. 0.
MONEY INVESTED IN
REAL ESTATE MORT?
GAGES. LET ME INVEST
YOUR IDLE MONEY AT
7 AND 8 PER CENT
For Qcilp.! FARMING LANDS,
A \JK VjClKKy ? ,n the Following Sizedjracts:
One Place.-.-300 Acres.
One Place.-.- 76 Acres.
One Place_.-.-._.-105 Acres.
One Place.?.~.$66 Acres.
One Place.357 Acres.
One Place.1.-381 Acres.
All of the above within six miles of Sumter on good
One Place.277 Acres, three miles from Wedgefield
Two Places._.-loo Acres each, near Privateer, S. C.
Three Places.40 Acre? ^each* near Privateer, S. C
All at prices that are right. For particulars, see
SUMTER REAL ESTATE & pNSUf ANCE CO,,
1AI E can supply you with BAGGING and TIES.
* ? Call and get our prices before you buy.
We know that we can save you money on these articles|J besides jjiving you
goods that have quality.
Don't forget us whe.i you are [ready to purchase.
A. A. Strauss ? Co.f
25 NORTH MAIN STREET.
Sumter, - . South Carolin