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Free Round Trip to Charleston
Tk Retail Merchants Taj Your Fare.
Out-of-town shoppers may come to Charleston, stay from one
to five days, attend the theatres, visit the Island resorts, etc., do
baying and have their railroad fare paid for the round trip. The
only conditions to bo complied with ore: First, that your combined
pur* bases amount to $25 or more. Second, that you come from a
poiz t twenty-five miles or more distant. Third, that your fare
mast not exceed 5 per cent, of your total purchases.
The merchants of Charleston carry large and well assorted
stocks. The matter of selection is easy; you have a variety to
choose from. Their stocks are kept fresh by being replenished of
ten. Prices are very reasonable, considering quality.
The foUowing merchants are members of this refund plan and
wiU be very glad to serve you.
If you cannot find what you want in your home town,
remember you can always get it in Charleston.
ASK FOR REFUND BOOKS.
Lanaeur's Art Store. 238 King 8t
Morgenstern Furniture Company,
.62 Reid st
Condon's Bakery. .
.153 Rutledge ave
Walker, Evans & Cogswell .. ..
.3 Broad st
J. L. Legerton.. ..263 King st
Carpets, Mattings, Etc.
Mutual Carpet Company.
.247 King st
China, Glass and Queensware.
Charleston Crockery Company...
.299 King st
Cigars and Tobacco.
Foliin Bros. Co.2SO King st
Clothing and Gents' Furnishing.
Bentschner & Visanska.
.252 King st
.King and Wentworth
Bluectiein Bros..494-496 King st
W. S. Cook Company.332 King st
S. Brown Sons. .354-356 King st
Banov & Volaski. . .385 King st
M. Furchgott & Sons.
.240-242 King st
Louis Cohen & Co.
231;-234 King st and 203 Meeting
J. a. Read Co.249 King st
Th'.- Kerrison Dry Goods Co. .. .
.80-82 Hasel st
Paragon Drug Co.
.286-288 King st
Fish and Oysters.
Terry Fish Co.. .. 133 Market st
Counelley-McCarty C >.
.296 King st
Phoenix Furniture Co.
.:. .. 187-191 King st
Buell & Roberts_573 King st
A. G. Rhodes & Son.
. 359-361 King st
Furniture and Dry Goods.
Buell & Roberts.... 573 King a..
J. H. Hesse. .Montague & Coming
The John Hurkamp Co.
.King aud Broad sts
""Guns, Bicycles and Sporting
The B. H. Worthen Arms Co.. ..
.230 King st
M. H. Lazarus.
.King and Hasell sts
A. McL .Martin. . . .363 King st
StrochecVer & McDermid.
,.28 7 King st
Ball Supply Co.. ..377 King st
Jas. Allan & Co.. . .285 King st
Carr.ngton, Thomas & Co.
.251 King st
Optician and Optical Supplies.
Parsons Optical Co.. 24 4 King st
Pianos, Organs, Music aud Mu
Seig'ing's Music Store.
.243 King st
Stoves, Cooking Utensils, Etc.
Minnis Stove Co.,.
.King and Burns lane
Robert E. Martin_ 256 King st
H.J.Williams.'. . .24SKingst
Robert Martin. . . 139 Market st
A. A. Hirsch.281 King st
D. O'Brien & Sons.. .381 King et
W. F. Livingston. . .366 Singst
Jacob's Shoe Store. .510 King st
Trunks and Bogs.
Charleston Trunk Company.. ..
Tyj>ewriters and Office Supplies.
Edward J. Murphy.. 157 Meeting '
25 Beautiful Foreign View postal
cards, 20c. Ferguson, 1042 Lafay
ette Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.
For Sale?Wire Fish Baskets,, price
$1.50 with order. Send for cir
cular. W. A. Jester, Griffin, Ga.
and clerks for high-grade positions.
Southern Business Bureau, Char
lotte, N. C.
Agents.?We save you 25 er cent, on
your portrait work. Big job lot
frames 10x20. Owens Portrait &
Frarse Works, Hogansville. Ga.
<Joose and Duck Feather Beds.?New
clea a and white, covered with high
' grace ticking, only $ 12.75 each.
Dixie Feather Bed Co., Corbett,
Mayberry's Chicken Remedy for Gaps,
Roup and Cholera. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Postpaid, 25c. Tells
how to get future supply free. Guy
May berry, Newberry, Ind.
E<*gs in incubator lots or single sit
tings from S. C. Reds, $1.50 per
15; $8.00 per hundred. Nice cock
erels, $2.00 each. Eugenia Ham
mor.d, North Augusta, S. C.
4,000 acres, 2 1-2 miles Ry., 1,000
acres in cultivation, 50 tenant
houses, good barns, excellent fen
ces; 3,000 acres timber; $20 per
acre. Harris Realty Co., Claren
Feath;r Beds?Mall us $10 and we
will ship you a nice, new 36-pound
feather bed and 6-pound pair pil
lows, freight prepaid. Turner &
Corn well, Feather Dealers, Char
lotte, N. C.
Dobbii' Single Comb Rhode Island
Reds and "Crystal" White Orping
tons win and lay when others
fall, stock and eggs for sale. Send
for mating list. G. A. Dobbs, Box
B. 24. Gainesville, Ga.
Wan ed?Men and ladies to take
three months practical course. Ex
pert management. High salaried
podtlons guaranteed. Write for
ca;alogue now. Charlotte Tele
graph School, Charlotte, N. C.
Wan.ed?Men to take thirty days'
pnctlcal course in our machine
sb ^ps and learn automobile bu3i
ness. Positions secured gradu
ate, $25 per week e.nd up. Char
lo:te Auto School, Charlotte, N. C.
phers, clerks, write us if desiring
employment. We place competent
business help and are not able to
?apply demand. Carolina Audit &
System Co., Skyscraper, Columbia,
When Medicines Fail, will take your
case. Diseases of Stomach, Bow
els, Kidneys, Liver, Lungs and de
bility (either eex) permanently
Every Horse Owner
dreads that moat dangerous disease. Colic.
Be prepared for an emergency by having
a bottle of Noah's Colic Remedy on band.
More animals die from Colic thun all uther
non-contagious diseases combined. Nine
out of every ten cases would have been
cured if Noah'* Colic Remedy had been
given in time. It Isn't a drench or dope,
but is a remedy given on the tongue. ?o
simple that a w man or chile1, can give it.
If it fails to cure, your money will be
refunded. If your dealer ct-nnot supply
you send 50c in ? tampe and wo will mail
Noah Remedy Co., Inc., Richmond, Va.
eradicated by Natura! Methods.
Interesting literature free. C. Cul
len Kowerton, Durham, N. C.
Wanted?Every man, woman and
child in South Carolina to know
that the "Alco" brand of Sa9h,
Doors and Blinds are the best and
are made only by the Auguita
Lumber Company, who manufac
ture everything in Lumber and
Millwork and whose watchword Is
"Quality." White Augusta Lum
ber Company, Augusta, Georgia,
for prices on any ord*.r, large or
Sand Hill Land For Sale?This coun
country is rapidly settling with
people who are anxious to get
away from unhealthy climates and
high priced lands. The climate is
excellent. No fever. N'o malaria.
Land will raise as much cotton as
lands selling for two hundred dol
lars an acre, and yet you can buy
this for the same amount you pay
rent. People ar^ com.ng her*? ev
ery day, and you had better come
while prices are still low. Some
land as low as four dollars an
acre. H. A. Page, Jr., Aberdeen,
Don't Delay'Longer?In providing
your home with a good piano or or
?an. Doubtless, you have promised
your family an instrument. No
home is complete without music, and
nothing is so inspiring and cultivat
ing. Music helps to drown sorrows,
and gives cntertainmet for the chll
dre, and keeps them at home. ThiB
lj our 27th year of uninterrupted
success here, hence we are better pro
pared than ever to supply the beet
pianos and organs and will save you
Flee from idolatry.
A GOD READY TO PARDON
Hosea 14?-June 4
"For thou art a God ready to pardon, graciou*
and merciful, ?low to auger."?? eh. o.-n.
CODAY'S study Is an exhortation
by the Prophet Hosen to Is
rael. at that time distinct
from Judab; but it Is applies
ble to our own nation as (veil as to
every nation. Israel bad become de
bauched through Idolatry. Intermar
riage with the royalty of heathen na
tions had introduced the idolatries of
heat ben religions and the sensualities
which constituted their attractive fea
tures to the people. With the sensu
allty came a lack of moral sense?a
general numbness of conscience re
specting impurities. The record indi
cates that Hosea'8 own wife was an
adulteress, a debauchee, who finally
left her husband and ber false off
spring. Later the Prophet took ber
back under his own roof, bui not as
his wife. He wns compassionate to
ward her and her offspring.
"Return Unto the Lord"
No doubt tbe Prophet's own expert
ences had much to do with awaken
ing him to a
realization of tbe
of his own peo
ple. Wben the
spirit of the
Lord came upon
him in prophecy,
he could the bet
ter from h I s
pnter into sym
p a t b y with
were fatherless In the seuse that they
bnd denied the Heavenly Fa; ber.
the Creator, and had become children
of the Adversary; even as Jesus said
to some, "Ye are of your father the
Devil, for his works ye do."
In their repentance, In their return to
God. tbr-y were uot only to abandon
false hopes and false worship and in
iquity. 1 nit they were to take with them
words, and say unto the Lord. "Take
away our iniquity and receive us gra
ciousl.v. that we tuny render unto Thee
the fruit of our lips?our praise."
Then follows a prophecy which has
not yet Leon fulfilled, but will, we be
lieve, soon be realized. It tells of the
turning away of God's anger, of His
blessing upon Israel. It will have ful
Blment when Messiah begins His reign.
"Receive Us Graciously"
Be tt noted that tbe people of Israel
to this day have not accepted the Lord's
terms as stated by tbe Prophet They
have nut asked to be received by grace
How (Jod can be Just and yet clear us
was not made known In Hosen's day.
but is uow clearly set forth as the very
essence of the "good tidings" of God's
love. God himself has provided In Je
sus this, the Ransom sacrifice, neces
sary to the satisfaction of Divine Jns
tice. so tbat God can be both Ju*t and
merciful, although those terms are an
In order to have a clear understand
lug of God's merciful provision it If
necessary, first, that the trnnsgresso:
shall come to a realization of his own
needs?that be shall crave a recognition
by tbe Creator and a share In ills mer
cy and loving provisions. Such aban
doning of sin to tbe extent of ability
will nc assisted of the Lord in connec
tion wirb the exercise of faith in Him.
which will bring rest and peace of soul
and a r<-.i!izatloo tbat Divine mercy
will mnk*- ^'"<k1 all unintentional blem
Ishes and ewtise all things to work to
gether for ts<?>;\ to him. Hut there is
no place on rti* Highway of Holiness?
the Highway nl Divine mercy and love
and forglvenc - and peace?for trans
gressors, for thus, who knowingly and
willingly go couirary to the Divine wilt
Christendom's Idolatrous Debauch
We are not to lose the force of this
lesson by applying it wholly to the na
tion of Israel. There is also n notu
Ilia: spiritual Is
r :i e I, styled
? ? (' hrlstendom."
professing to be
espoused to the
dorn Is. In the
ed with adultery.
In that sbe lives
with the world.
She is charged
also with idolatry
? with worship
ing bouses and
lands, banks, stocks and bonds, name
and fame. Only the comparatively
few, a mere handful, know God as theii
Father and are known of Him as Hi*
children. Tbelr confidence is In tb.
work of their own hands, and In
lodges, unions, trusts, insurance,
church membership, etc. "God is not
In all their thoughts."
The condition of "Christendom" to
day Is one of trust In armies and nn
vies, soldiers and guns, neroplnues and
dyuamlte. grent wealth and prosperity
Under the picture of Laodicea. the
nominal church of todny is described
as saying, "I nm rich and Increased In
goods and have need of nothing." The
Lord answers. "Thou knowest not that
thou art poor and wretched and mis
erable and blind and naked. I counsel
thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire
and-ralment. that rhoti iiinyest be cloth
ed and that the shame of thy naked
ness do not appear "?Rev. 3:17, 18.
A. prevalent form of
A Baby Rules a Mining Camp.
The baby was found by one of the
members of the camp, and formally
adopted by all. If you want a good
laugh read how this mite of humani
ty ruled its elders in "Bruvver Jim's
Baby," by P. V. Mighels, at Sims'
Book Store. Now fifty cents.
money. Write us at once for catalogs
and for our easy payment plan and
prloeB. Malone's Music House, Co
lumbia, 8. <a
HEZEKIAH'S GREAT REFORM
II Chronicles 30?Juno 11
'Man looketh on the outward appearance, but
the Lord looketh on the heart."?I Samuel
KING HEZEK1AH of Judah
has a wonderful record as a
man of God, a reformer, a
patriot, yet he was the son
of a bad father, who in turn was the
son of a good father, who in turn was
the son of a bad father. The alterna
tion between good nud bad for four
generations Illustrates the fact that,
although heredity has much to do
with every member of our race, nev
ertheless, there are counter-balances
We ure all members of Adam's fam
ily, and as such we are all sharers in
the general weakness, mental, moral
and physical, which for six thousand
yea re has descended upon us. St.
Paul refers to this, saying. "Ry one
man's disobedience sin entered into
the world, and death as the result of
sin; and thus
upon all men.
because all are
sinners. ? Ko
or sinful tenden
cy Inbred in our
is so stroug that
uoue is able fully
to overcome It.
The best that
any of us can do Is to set our wills in
opposition to our Inherited weaknesses
and to fight courageously against
them. The Apostle assures us that if
it were possible for humanity to fully
gain such a victory over its fallen self
ns to bring itself back to perfection,
then doubtless God would have pro
vided that svay of salvation.
Hezekiah the Reformer
The King's father had introduced
Idolatrous worship?erecting altars and
groves to the worship of Baal. God's
temple was strewn with rubbish. Un
der the direction of the King, the
Levites began a cleansing work. It
required eight days to carry out the
rubbish from the court, etc. Thon the
priests, who alone were authorised to
enter into the Holy, or temple proper,
were directed to cleanse the temple it
But as a preliminary work, before
the cleansing of the court or the tem
ple began, the King directed that the
priests and the Levites sanctify them
selves afresh to the Lord and His
service. How appropriate! How In
harmony with the words of the Proph
et Isainh, who lived at that time and
who was the King's counselor?"Be
ye clean, that bear the vessels of the
Lord's house.'"?Isa. C2:ll.
But let us not forget the instruction
of St. Peter upon this subject Com
paring the priesthood of Israel with
the institutions of the Christian church,
St. Peter gives us the thought that
the priests of olden times do not find
their antitypes In the clerpy of today,
but In God's saintly or sanctilled peo
ple, whether In or out of the public
Thus St. Peter says to all of the con
secrated Church of Christ, "Ye are a
Royal Priesthood, u Holy Nation, a
peculiar people, that ye should show
forth the prnlses of Him who has called
you out of darkness into Ills marvel
The Divine Blessing
The conclusion of the feast was a
Divine blessing upon all the people,
through th?; Priests and Levites. So
there goes ont a
from the Lord's
?from all the
the household of
faith?to the peo
ple in general?
to their neigh
friends and vis
itors from afar.
Bezekioh'a great Pait- Let such be our
men. In this connection let us remem
ber the power of the tongue, of which
the Apostle said, "Therewith praise we
God, and therewith curse (or injure)
we men." Let our tongues und all our
powers be used in blessing the people
as well as in praising our God.
The King wisely began his reforma
tion at the temple and gave the priests
and Levites the first share therein. It
was later that the idols of the city of
Jerusalem were gathered and hurled
Into the valley of Kedron, and It waB
after the fervor of the Passover occa
sion that the zeal of the people in gen
eral rose high, end they went forth
all over the land, destroying the Idols,
the groves of Baal, and every symbol
of disloyalty to God.
And so today: Every where the light
of our day Is showing more and more
of the meanness, selfishness, corrup
tion?some of it centuries old, and
some ?1 It bred of special privilege and
opportunity. The call for reform is
heard on every hand, although some
times but feeble. The proper place for
reform Is, ns In Hezeklah's day, with
the sauptiflcation of the priests and
the Levites themselves.
If the Church of Christ could but
faithfully perform her responsibility,
under the direction of the King, it
would mean n great revival of religion.
Football Invades Politics.
A young athlete "throws" a foot
ball game at Yale, and thu conse
quences echo In the Palouse country
of Washington State. Read "The
Chrysalis," by Harold Morton Kram
er. Fifty cents at Sims Book Store.
Officer Shot to Death.
Constable W. L. Stagg, of Bessen
er, Ala, was found shot to death in,
the woods near that place Friday. It
is believed two white men committed
the crime. Numbers of cigarette
stubs were found near the body.
LOUIS COHEN & CO.
232 ad 234 King, and 203 Meeting Streets, Charleston, S. C.
THE ARCADE STORE
The largest Wholesale and Retail Mail Order house in
the South. Write us. Try us on an order. Your near
est mail box places our store right next door to you.
I of Spring and Summe Dress Goods, Silks, dainty
I white and coloren Wasti Fabrics, Notions, Gents
I Furnishings, Shoes, Floor Coverings, Muslin Un
derwear, Ladies and Children Dresses, Walking
Skirts, Tailor Made Suits, Millinery, Etc : : : : :
We Solicit Your Patronage, and Guarantee Sat
isfaction or Your Money Back
"Hey, mister, do ye fish all the timer'
"Yes; most of the time, sonny."
"What do you do when you ain't fish?
"An' when you don't Bleep 7"
"Does your wife want to vote?"
"She doesn't know."
"Why doesn't she know?"
"I haven't told her yet"
TAKING SOMETHING FOR IT.
Physician?Kleptomania Is a disease.
Detective?I guess that*8 right I'VS
noticed that it? victlmn are always
taking something for It
ir SEARCH OF SPORT.
Tbc Tourist?Can a man shoot any
email game around her??
The Native?Over at the livery stable
they'll shoot you some crap* for a nickel.
THE READY EXPLAINER
Customer?Why do you put so many
little berries under the top layer of big
Grocer?That Is done so that we oaa
get more of them Into a box.
THE REASON FOR IT.
Cora Fee?What does your old bald
headed friend do for a lfvin'?
Sue Brette?He don't have to work.
He's a rich railway magnate.
Cora Fee?Then that's what makes
Vim so attractive.
Very Unusual Case.
A very Interesting case promises to
come from the arrest of Prince Gol
phin, a negro, charging him with the
murder of George Walker, another
negro, at Alken, about three years
ago. There are two men in the pen
intentlary serving sentences for this
murder. Prince Golphin was at the
time also charged with a complicity
in the murder, but he turned State's
evidence, and the charges against
him were not pressed.
The People's Bank.
Orangeburg, South Carolina,
Fishing Boat Upset.
Moses Clement, aged 28. was
I drowned and Elmer Clement and F.
M. Dietz, were rescued Saturday
! night at the mouth of the Savannah
[River, after a hard fight with the
[water. The rescue was made by the
Merchants' and Miners' Transporta
tion Company steamer Tuscan, In
from Philadelphia. *
Capital Stock 30,000
Surplus and profits 25,000
Liability of Stock
Protection to Deposi
Highest rate of interest paid
in SAVINGS DEPART
And will pay 4 1 2 per
cent on CERTIFICATES
We want yonr account.? We guarantee absolute safety to de
positors and every courtesy to all customers. We keep your
money for you free of charge and pay you Interest. We have
ample resources to give you accommodations. Safe, consen
tive, successful; protected by Fire Insurance and Burglar i ?
nurance. Call and Bee us or write ua.
D. O. HERBERT,
B. F. MUCKBNF?S9,
J. W. CTJLLEB
Two in Two by Auto.
Near Richmond, Va., Austin Mil
ler, a mechanician, was killed Sun
day while testing an automobil.? on
I the Brook road. A tire burst, and
Miller las hurled against a c?dar tree
with such force that his body was
torn almost in two at the waist. *
Fleeced on Ship Board.
There were fat pickings for two
professional gamblers over on the
Lusitana arriving rec ntly at New
York. One passenger reported that
in four dnys the gamblers picked up
$14,000, one of their victims losing
?^~fv For The s?
BEGINNING JUNE FIRST. "\
Now is the time to begin to prepare for the fall md new year position.
Lessons by mail if desired. Positlo ns guaranteed. No vacation.
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Calhoun & Meeting sts., Charleston, S. C; Wilmington, Winston-Salem,
Salisbury, Durham, N. C. The highest endorsed Business College In the
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