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SG OF OD --BREEDING.
Forms of Etiquette That All Peopl
A bow should always be returne
even though one,may be mistaken fo
Ssomelone else, and *co give the cut di
rect is a discourtesy of which n6 per
son of good breeding should be guilt3
It is perfeetly easy 'to acknowledg
a salutation with such dignity bu
brevity of glance as to plairily shov
that one does, not. care to have any
thing but a very formd acquaintanc
with the person spoken to.
A man always raises his hat whei
pres-ented to* a woman or- to anothe
man. He should -also i-aise it whei
meeting or, taking ]Cave of a woman
when she first speak'sto him for.What
ever reason, when he- offers his ser
vices in any way, even though' sh<
may be .a stranger to- him, such .a
when enering an elevator where.wo
men are present or in opening.a dooi
for a woman to pass through. In fact
a man cannot -be too careful in show
ing this ,ttle act of cotirtesy wheneve
the least apology would be in order
says te Philadelphia Press.
A man always lifts his hat when
woman under his escort receives soml
courtesy from a stranger or if shi
bows to a person that he is not ac
quainted'-with. He also raises his ha
upon recogniting an acquaintnc
who has a woman with him whom hi
does not. know. A man should be a
particular~ in bowing to his mother
father or sister -when meeting them oj
'he street or in taking leave of then
as he would be with his friends or for
Men shake hands withf each othe
at introducdion women only when de
siring to be especially cordial. A man
bf course, always waits for the wo
maan to offer her hand first, and if pos
sible he should remove his glove be
fore doing so if her hand is ungloved
Women do nor kiss each othei
when meeting and parting unless the]
are very close friends, and even ther
it is usually done only .in private.
When a6ting as- a woman's escorl
a m0i should pay all the fares and
fees. When entering a street~ car oi
'any vehicle he should allow the wo
man to precede him, assisting her as
she .does so. In leaving the car .os
cab he alights first, offering 'her as
- sistance as she follows.
SIn allthese forxns of e'Yquette'it is
quite possible to at least lay th,e foun
dation for their correct observance
9 when those uindei- one's care are
me rely boys and girls. If they be
come accustomed to -good form an<
good, manners -when young the~y wil
never dread the day when they musi
enter~ the more formal Ways.of society
A New Excuse.
There was a ini in Atlarna, -says
the Woman's Home Companion, -who
Sonce suspected a snegro in his embIo)
of tatnpering with the contents of hi!
-wne cell-ar,, especially .with a certair
brand of .whiskey. The employer de
cided, to adopt measures to verify .his
uspicions. He allowed the demijohr
hoding hMs "private stock" to becom<
empry; then, instead of refilling it, h<
laced his pet- brand in bottles, Ia.
beling each one"pso.
One evening on returning hom<
suddenly he caught his servant "ir
'flagrante delicto." Seizing the bottl<
from the darkey's hand the Atlanta
maw exclaimed in a tone of terror
"Great heavens, Sam! Do you knon
What you have been doing? Thi
b,ottle is marked 'poison!'"
The negro tobk the bottle and sur
-* veyed it closely. Then he sniffed a:
it. . A .melancholy smile flitted ove:
ins dusky countenance. " 'Tain't piz
en, sah," he said, dejectedly. "I's<
been fooled ag'in."
"Fooled again?" repeated the mas
eer,. indignantly.. "What do* yot
"Well, .sah," continued *the darke:
ni -the same tone of depression, ''it an
dis way. I knowed -froni de fuast, fron
the way you acted 'bout dat demi
john. dat you had yo' suspishuns o
me; An' dat sho' made me feel prett:
blue.. I got' distressed, an' didn't care
Why, sah, fo' .most two: weeks nov
* I'se b'een trying to commit suicid
.outer dat bottle."
Kter He Was A Northerner.
New York World.
SIt is the custom in a number of th
seutthern states for negroes, loade
down with huge trays and baske's c
fried chicken to 'meet eadh train an
-Our second car of -
when cotton goes to I I
We have just recei%
Buy from us a Rev(
your grain crop will pa
A gentleman, .tired of the saleness of
the buffet-car menu, haile onet of
r the dark-skinned Hebes, whor waddled
, toward him with her basket in which
laid tempting portions of chicken.
t The traveler selected' a "drumstick"
e and was dispatching it wich great
"I say, auntie, this is certainly a
t fine chilen. Where did you get it?"
Her face expanded in a broad grin,
showing a wonderful expanse of mo
s lars and bicuspids as she replied:
"I raickbn youse frum ide Norf,
ain't you, sah?"
"Yes," replied the traveler in a
- surprised tone; "but what has that
got to do with it?'4
"Wall; I was just a thinkin' ihat no
- body but a Northern ge'man would
ever ask a southern nigger where she
- got her chickens."
A Full Stop.
A returned traveler who spent half
of his holiday in a tour of Ireland
' brought back a sample of the happy
go-lucky wit of the Irish "jarvey" or
driver. In a breakneck race down a
hill'he suddenly realized that the spir
ite~d little Irish mare was running
"Pull her up!" he shiouted excitedly.
"Hold tight,. your 'honor," .returned
t'he jarvey easi.ly.
'Pull her up!" again commanded
the 'traveler, making a 'grab for the
"For your life don't touch the
reins," the jarvey answered, without
tighteni'ng hi's grip. "Sure.they're as
The traveler mnade ready to jump,
bttthlarv,ey laid a soothing hand
on his shioulder. si esuigy
"Sit easy,"~ he-siresungy
"I'll turn her into the river at the
bridge below here., Sure, that'll stop
Talking Against Time.
The staff members of the United
States district attorney's office some
times tell god'stories. The follow
ing 'was told after lunch one day this
week 'by an assistant district attorneg:
"A yo,ung lim~b of the law defended
an old convict on the ch'arge of bur
glary. The rulest of the court (ic was
in Massachusetts) allowed each side
one hour in w:hich to address the jury.
"The young la'wydr, just 'before his
turn came, consulted a veteran mem
ber of the bar who was in the court
'You ought to take the full hour.'
" The full hour! Why, I was only
going to take ten minutes.'
"'You ought to take the full hour,'
reitera'ted thie old lawyer.
"'Because the longer you talk the
longer you 'will keep your client out
i-emtA Skeptical Wife.
-cHne. hei early flame, says an ex
chne0 h had greatly changed,
but was still coquettish.
"Do you remember," she asked,
"-that lock of 'hair I gave you just
before we parted?"
e"Remermber it!" 'he cried. "I should
say I did. Yea;rs afterward my wife
found it among 'my papers and 'has
been fuising over~it ever since."
"And what did you tell her?"
"I-I told her it was my only sou
venir of a lamented pet 'dog."
"Mercy! And what did ghe say?"
"She said she had never before
'heard of a dog thiat bleached its bair?
lorses and Mules ju.
5c., and then you cai
red a car of TENNE
rsible Dis. Harrow
y you. Youn
The Saying Of Grace.
Some of Dickens' most tou<
and effective word pictures were I
family gatherings 'where for a
ment song and mirth were hushe
the revered head of the hous<
quietly invoked a blessing on th
past. Who does not remembet
wedding feast at the Wardle h
when even genial Mr. Pickwick i
ed away a tear and Dickens voice
feelings in that mem9rable pas
"The,re are dark spots on --the e
but its light' shines brighter in
contrast." And sprough a Mi
happy memories rise/the home o
C-heeryble brothers, those typica
amples who in the midst of
prosperity alway's remembere
mealtime the 'giver of all good.'
these and all other. blessings, br<
Charle4,"- said' Ned, "Lord mak
truly grateful, brother -Ned,"
Destiny ha's turned many a
down while 'he was waiting f6r.s
thing to turn up.-Succes-s Maga
Last Hope Vanished.
When leading physicians said
W. M. Smithart, of Pekin, Ia., hu
curable consumption. his last hop
nished; but Dr. King's New Disc<
for Consumption, Cuhs and C
kept him out of his grave. He
"This great speific completely
me, and save my life. Since tk
have used it'for over 10 years, anc
ider it a -marvelous throat and
ure." Strictly scientific eure
Coughs, Sore Throats or Colds;
preventive of Pneumonia. Guaran
50c. and' $1.00 bottles at W. E. Pe
& Son's druzk store. Trial bottle
Mudge-See ' here, what did
mean by saying I wasn't half wi
Yabsley-What shall I 'say?
you are half witted?
Kidney troubles often ends fal
'but by choosing the right medicin
H. Wolfe, of Bear Grove, Iowa, ch4
death. He says: "Two years a
had Kidney Trouble, which cause
grea 'suffering and anxiety
took etrieBitters, which effecl
complete cure. I have also found'1
of great benefit in general debilit)
nerve trouble, and keep them consta
on hand, since, as I fine they ha,
equal." W. E. Pe ham &.Son d1rug
guarantees them at 50c.
First Artist-What's that y,
painting, a mediaeva'l family gr
Second Artist-Not exactly.
is a portrait of Mrs. Henry VI
A Daredevil Ride
often ends in a sad accident. Tc
accidental injuries, use Bucklen'
nica Salve. "A deep wound ii
foot, from an.accident," writes
dore Schuele, of Columbus, O0, "el
me great pain. Physicians were
less, but Bucklen's Arnica Salve qu
healed it." Soothes and heals 1
like magic. 25c. at W. E. Pelhi
If a ma'n 'be gracious and couri
to strangers it shosws he is a ci
of trh'e world and that-'his heart
island cut off from other lands
a continent that joins to them.
Frightful Suffering Relied
Suffering frightfully from the
lent poisons of undigested food,
Grayson, of Lula, Miss , took Dr. E
New Life Pills, with "the result
writes, "that I was cured." All
ach and bowel disorders give a
their tonic, laxative properties.
W.+ E Pelam & Son's drug
t rrived. We can sell y
i have them climatized and
Harness and' I
SSE E Wagons and want to
and put your grain land in
i to please,
'ERITY, S. C.
Distance In The' East.
:hing San Francisco News Leader.
hose The gentleman in the' east feels
mo- bound, out of politeness, to give one
I and the answer that will prove most agree
thold able. An English motor-car .enthus
e rei ast, iwo attemited recently to -tour
the thriough northern India gives this as
ome, an example of the difficulty of ob
ush- taining-route information from intel
d his ligent natives by repeated inquiries:
sage, "Is it far to Gilgit?"
arth, "Not so far, your Highness."
the "One or two kos?"
t of "Yes. your Highness."
f the 'Isn't it three?"
I ex- "It may be, your Highness."
their "Is that what it is?"
[ at L'It may -be -five or 'Six, your High
)ther "Then why did you say it was one
e us or two?"
said "To :please your. Highness."
"Now, What is the real distance?"
"Whatever your Highness pleases.'
Zine. Just RE
Fresh lot Seeded Rais
that New Orleans Syrup,
'en Sour Kraut, Grape Nu
kil Prunes, Figs, Dates, F1
mg Evaporated Fru't, Minc
* Phone 1 10. .
'hat Yo oknow We ave
Silks for Dressesand Sl
beauties. New Kid.Gic
Neck Wear, New Ribb<
we can supply you with
Iall lines for Ladies', Misse
mtyn Mrs. S. W
A wedding Al
He loved the girl very much,
That was his business.
heal She loved him just as well,
s Ar- - .That v as her business.
my They decided to bi
~heo-That was thei:
ex They a
We have Boys' Suits for 75 cents up
:eous Men's Suits-for $4 00 up.
z n Jeans for Pants from 15c. yd. to 5oc.
but Shoes for the Baby, and Shoes for 1
Hats for the Men and Caps for the I
Groceries without which no new
ca do without, and
. G. turnish you t
Du cheaper now than
ready for heayy work.
good condition so that
Only Seven irain
They should be in the
hands of the farmers
J. W. W H ITE.
Dr. Woolleyss oti neo
asr o f morhie
PAINLS OF MqCO-um
larg e b o ok of p 0
PIU ment. AddrtK. Dr.
ins, Currants, Citron,
ts, Cream of Wheat,
ench Peas, Dried and
received a new lot of
irt Waists. These are
es, New -Belph, New
ns.. Come'to see us,
the latest novelties in
s' and Children's wear.
y S. C.
Till soon need Groceries,
Dry Goods, Furniture, Shoes, &e.
THAT'S OUR BUSINESS.
.Men's Coats and Vests $25 up.
Pants from 75c. to $5.00
Nice Calico forgdresses 5c. yd.
he Boys and Girls, and Shoes for
oys, and.above all, we have the
ly wed or old married couple
it'sour business to.