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BATESBIJRG ADVOCATE
A Tri-County Paper.
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N. ROUERS BAYLY, ED AND PROP.
BATESBURU, S C.
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY
TRRMK OF SUBSCRIPTION.
One Year *1??,
Six Months ... no vents I
No three uiouth mibncrlptions taken,
Eentered at the P. O.. at ButesburK. S. . .. an
second class matter, Feb. 14, 11)01.
All tX>py aent in in list be written on one aide
only.
When chuniciuK adtlreas always Rive old poet
office, otherwise change will not bo made.
ADVERTISING RATES.
Ono Inch One Year ffkOO
One Inch Six Months .... $8.tU
One Inch Throe Months . . $><?(
First page double the above amounts. ?
Local Innertions gl-taper iueh. First Pag >
Headers llkitsper line. Headers to take run f
paper 5cta per line.
FRIDAY, May 7. IVi.9
All hail this ]M>int and do not tarry.
Improve the times now passing by.
If a laiuk account you wish to carry I
Hutcshurgs the place to make your try. !
Everybody talks baseball nowdays.
Eight dwellings now going up in
Batesburg.
Spring is taking it very cool considering
that she is so close to summer.
The freight receipts at Batesburg
go up into the thousands every
month.
It is brick and concrete that is
used for building mercantile houses
in Batesburg.
Batesburg's business men ' re pu.ling
together. That means a greater
Batesburg.
Cotton continues to come in and
termers appear to be satisfied with
uic price paid.
than government n is. i
se3 in value n re icllv.
ORP..U 1 K B \ i i >t P'.
Batesburg is on its regular spring
building boom. There is now in
course of erection not less than eight
dwellings, all of which are beyond
the ordinary and two or three promise
to be quite an addition to the
towns residential abodes. The saw
and hammer are to be heard on ev
ery side and building material is
coming into town by the solid car
'n.. Is.
Besides the dwellings are two or
ti.rce large store buildings now in
the course of erection which also
promises to be quite an addition to
the business portion of the little
city.
The strides that Batesburg has
ta';en in the past few years is almost
unprecedented; for what was but a
s r.all hamlet a few years ago is today
a growing, thriving city with
wide awake and energetic business
men making the most of every opp
)rtunity that presents itself. The
t-.wn of Batesburg a few years back
was but a dot on the map. In the
eyes of the business world today it
is the largest point between Columbia
and Augusta from a freight and
passenger standpoint. On the other
hand the town is almost free from
all lawlessness and the whiskey
traffic is a thing of the past. We
have no loafers and every man who
is able to work has an occupation.
Our streets and roads leading to the
main arteries of commerce, (the
Planter) are rapidly oeing
clayed and otherwise improved.
But a year or so ago it was a
burden for four mules to haul three
bales of cotton, the same quantity
now comes to town drawn by half
the number. Batesburg's future is
all that can be wished for, and with
the new enterprises coming in rapidly
she cannot but forge ahead
with the great strides of the twent"
r turv methods.
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ROOSEVELT BAGS 1
ANOTHER.
KNOCKS DOWN A FOURTH ROYAL
BEAST AT CLOSE BANGEKEBIIT
ALSO SUCCESSFUL.
Nairobi, M a j 3 .?Theodore
Roosevelt bagged one more lion f
yesterday at Wami, near Kapiti*
Th's gives him a totdl of three lions ?
and one lioness on the present ix- <
pedition. Ktrmit Roosevrlt sue i
ceeded in bunging down a cheetah.
The hunting was exciting and both i
marksmen did excellent work
The lion killed by Mr. R ^oseve't
yesterday was biought down at
close range. His quick work with ;
the rifle saved the lives of some of (
his mounted escort, who had nar- (
rowly escaped from the infuriated
beast.
Won't Slight A Hood Frlerd.
"If ever I need a cough medicine
again I know what to get," declares
Mrs. A. L. Alley of Beals, Me., for
after using ten bottles of Dr. King's
New Discovery, and seeing its excellent
results in my own family and
others, I am convinced it is the best
medicine made for Coughs, Colds
and lung trouble." Every one who
tries it feels just that way. Relief
is felt at once and its quick cure
surprises you. For Bronchitis, Asthma,
Hemorrhage. Croup, LaGripe,
Sore Throat, pain in chest or lungs
its supreme. 50c and $1.00. Trial
bottle free. Guaranteed by All
druggists.
nANGPnniiK v\uv \k
1'illlVJUlbUUtJ 1 11(. U lit
AIKEN
MENACING BLAZE EXTINGUISHED
AFTERTHKEATEMNGS lilOU
DAMAGE TO TH? CITY'S
BUSINESS SECTION.
am? *f-.T ?? .. A
1 kik'Xy KJ% A A. jl?A V.
threatened serious damage to the
business section of Aiken started in
age is estimated at from $2,000 to
$3,000, understood to be fully covered
by insurance.
Col. Henry C. Thompson of Columbia
is in Aiken attending a meeting
of the Pythians in the interest of
the uniform rank. He occupied one
of the rooms damaged by the fire
ana lost practically all ot nis baggage,
"No-Drip" is the most clever little
silvered Coffee Strainer ever invented.
Get one free from Dr.
Shoop, Racine, Wis. by the Coupon
Plan. The Coupon and Dr. Shoop's
new book on Health Coffee sent to
any lady requesting them. You can
trick any one by secretly serving Dr.
Shoop's Health Coffee at meal time.
Your visitor or your husband will
declare he is drinking real coffee?
and yet there is not a grain of real
coffee in Dr. Shoop's Health Coffee.
Pure grains, malt, and nuts give
Health Coffee its exquisite taste
and flavor No 20 to 30 minutes tedious
boiling. "Made in a minute.''
Try it from your grocer and get a
pleasant surprise. One half pound
package 25c. Dreher Bros.
) WiPiJ
McCALI. TATTFRNS
Ccl< l>r.itr<l for style, perfect t.t, simplicity ?nr|
reliability nearly !<> > r*. Hi .1 in nearly
e\rry city Mitl town in tl Unilnl States and
I Canada, or l?v mail dirnt. Mine told than
i.ny olh r ii alii-. Si ! lor I.re catalog i.e.
Mc AL'.'.i MAG/%iii\E
At air miI> ? i :u t' ii nt.y flier fashion
n i;:hj ne ti. Ii' n a is., it'. Ii s .i.tiillile. I at.
I t Nlvlci, I ill III , I ri -.Ml 1.11 millinery,
j ain n-wii.L', Ian v i-i rillfii" ' ' lirdressinp,
etirpirlte, good ilnriv, eti . (m y Wl cents a
year (worth dnu'.nc), iitc )si 11- a Irre pattern
Subscribe today, or send lur ; ample ropy.
V'ONDERFUL INDUCEMENTS ?
? Agents, Postal brings premium catalog uc
and new cash price ollcis. Addia .
THE McCAU CO.. 238 U 148 W. 3?th St.. NEW YOHH
A pain prescription is printed upon
each 25c. box of Dr. Shoop's
Pink Pain Tablets. Ask y Mir Dector
or Druggists if this formula is ,
not complete. Pain means congest- ,
ion, blood pressure. Head pains,' j
womanly pains, pam anywhere get'
instant relief from a Pink Pain Tab ?
! let. Gunter's Drug Store. ]
THE B
RIDGE SPRING NEWS
The U. D. C. entertained Friday
ast for the benefit of the Old Solliers
Home and though the wind
ind rain fore-stalled the moonlight
>icnic they realized a handsome sum
rom their sales of refreshments.
Ridge Spring Chapter of the
J. D. C. will observe Decoration
Jay on May 12, with the following |
>rogram:
I H f* mpmKofc r\ f Ml '
...V>uu\.ia Uk 1.11c l^llrtpici Will1
issemble at Col. R. B. Watson's at i
?.30 a. m., where they will be joined
oy the students of the Ridge Spring
II "h School and will march to tht
Cem tery where the grv. es of the
J >: federate dead v. id be decorated,
ifte. w: *ch all will repair to the
schsol house where an appropriate
address will be delivered at 11
o'clock by Miss Grace Lumpkin of
Columbia, S. C., followed by music
and presentation of crosses of honor
by Col. R. B. Watson. At 12:30 a
basket picnic will be served at the
spring. Everybody is cordially invited
to attend and bring a basket,
Veterans earnestly urged to attend.
Mrs. J. R. Timmerman,
Miss C. B. Watson,
Chloe Nicholson,
Minrie Villard.
Committee.
The Anti Tuberculosis League of
Saluda county, Dr. D. B. Frontis of
Ridge Spring organizer, with the
full complement of officers present
assisted by Supt. Sample, selected
the following executive cctimittee:
Saluda? Mrs. Ida Crouch.
Mt. Willing? " E. E. Buster
Corinth? Miss Mary Lester.
Germanville? " Ola Derrick.
Delmar? Mr. Henry Hare.
Holston's X R'ds? " W. K. Shealy.
Ridge Spring?Miss Elise Carwile.
Bethany? Mrs. Kemp.
Fruit Hill?Mr. W. Floyd Whittle.
Celestia? Mr. T. P. Johnson.
Good Hope?Mrs. Addie Mason.
Coleman? " Mamie Ellis.
Denny?Mesdames J. C. Mickler
and Charlie Carson.
A point well taken was to urge
the county authorities to set apart
at the COnntv poor farm a honce
where poor tuberculosis patients may
be provided for and have the privilife
and mid-summer meeting is being
planned for.
Mrs. Fannie Wright, of Caddo
Mills, Texas, who has enjoyed several
weeks here amid relatives re
turned home accompanied by her
sister, Miss Perth Noble. Miss
Noble will make an indefinite stay
there.
Rev. J. H. Edwards, pastor of
Ridge Spring Baptist church, received
at the hands of his appreciative
people a delightful pounding last
week.
F. D. P.
There will be an entertainment at
the school auditorium on Friday
evening, May 7, at 8.30 for the
benefit of the Episcopal Orphanage.
Dr. Edwin L. Green, of the S. C.
University, will give his interesting
lecture, "A Trip Through Greece."
The lecture will be illustrated by
some beautiful pictures. A small
admission fee will be charged and
the patronage of the people is so
licited.
HEAVY STORM IN LEXINGTON
CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE BY
HAIL IN BLACK CREEK
SECTION.
Lexington, May 4.?Countv Commissioner
S. Rufus Smith, who resides
in the Black Creek section of
the county, was here yesterday and
told of a veiy severe hailstorm
which visited that entire section on
last Friday evening about dark. Mr.
Smith stated that the whole earth
was covered and in many places the
stones were as large as turkey eggs.
Shingles on the housetops were
cracked, window panes knocked
out and small farm truck and gardens
were badly damaged. The
area over which the storm passed
was about a mile wide. A heavy
downpour of rain accompanied the
hail.
ATESBLIRO ADVOCATE.
I THE DEATH |
I OF THE
I POET |
I By -BARRY PAIN S!
I I
i 1
? ?'kik K'.a.ttinlM'":k'.kIWi? wi*uk.?:?
Tho young man had a glass eyo,
which was by no moans a perfect
lit, a position In life as assistant to a
grocer In Fulhatn, which was extremely
distasteful to him, and a
passion for a girl called Annie, which
seemed absolutely hopeless. The
young man himself was fully conscious
of tho tragedy of the situation.
Ho knew that It was from
such a furnace as this that tho pure
gold of poetry was extracted. Ho
took to doing a little poetry In his
leisure hours.
It was very much like other poetry;
that la to say. It was neither very
bad nor very good. Tho leisure
hours were limited, and this limited
the supply of the poetry. There was
uot enough for a volume. Perhaps
there never would he. That which
was already written did not entirely
satisfy the young man's nice and
critical taste. Ho would have recast
It again and again if he had the
money. Much meditation on tho
poignancy of this situation led him
to tho decision that when he was
dead, with the green grass growing
over him, after his name, carved In
a simple headstone, should conn* the
effective words, 'Who died unexpressed."
It was some regret to him
that ho could never live to see It.
Most of his poems were addressed
to Annie, who was a practical young
lady. A girl who Is called Annie Is
almost certain to be practical. He
would, without much encouragement
read these poems to her. Then she
would say "Thank you," and look
very doubtful. He did not like tho
look. He went so far as to ask her
If she did not think ho was right In
using tho one talent that heaven had
given him.
"Well, I don't know about that,"
said Annie. "It's nothing to mo, and
you've got to suit yourself. Of
course. It's better that you should
spend your time over this writing
than If you stopped boozing In the
public house all night- same as
some do. My two brothers make pic- i
turo frames In the evening and sell
them, too. It's not for me to advise,
but why don't you try tho picture
frames? Besides, ought you to go
on writing poems about me when
you know perfectly well there's
nothing In It? 1 like you well
enough so far as you go, but If ever
t tn I/n .1 I * ' 11 So ,
In a fur different posit Ion than you.
Just think about that."
At that moment he was extremely
unnnyoft mill linit to tin nulled tip hv
Annie with a sharp Jerk. Afterwards
he did go away and think
uhout It nuH till the wlille he was
position. Annie reeeivoo tne ue>. ,
from liiin in a brief and extremely
business like note. Her mother
agreed that It was clearly her duty
to go round and seo about It. She
would be able to cateh him at the
shop in Fulham on her way to work.
He was not ?t tljo shop, and she was
informed that he had resigned his
post. She had Just time to go on to
hi > lodgings. But he was not there
either. He was at the moment engaged
in the purchase of one of t lie
very hest glass eyes that money
could buy. It was a triumph. He
himself could only tell the difference
between the real eye and the artlilclal
b> shutting first one lid an i then
the oilier. His self-respect grew tiv
mendously.
Annie, who, as I have said, was<11110'
practical, did not forget that
August was his birthday and sent
hint a pali of slippers which she had
worked \ ith her own hands. SM"
thought the acknowledgment which
she re eived of her gift was a 1??11
loo formal. She was driven so fat
toward desperation that in a ;< :
fectly needless letter of reply >'<<
aske 1 hit i to send iter any poetry
that he had been doii.g lately A I
post card reached her front Margate j
hearing ; ?" simple statement thai
he ha<l not been doing any lately.
Annie's charm had been the charm
of the unattainable. That was gone
now. and his eye showed him that
there were other prettier girls The
other eye. the glass article, was so
complete that he no longer suffered
from any feeling of physical deformity.
ilo was free front the long
hours of work at ?t business whl h
bad never pleased him. He had >
heaps of time to write poetry and to
recast what ho had already written,
and he never wrote a single line.
Jnst once, an he enjoyed his afterluncheon
cigarette, ho did roculi the
simple headstone and the proposed
inscription. "Who died with nothing
to express" occurred to him !
Hut he did not worry about It. He !
had promised to take a girl out on '
the water that afteruoon, a remark- j
ably pretty girl, too. He went In 1
search of her, whistling as ho went.
Profits in Advertising.
The fruit groweis who make the
most money are usually the men
who sell fhelr product by moans of
business like advertising. Several
growern of our ataualntance sell
hll their best fruit direct to i>rivat?
customer*.
The Advocate
$1.00
Per Year.
We Will
Give $|5.00
in Cash For
the Three Best
I
A d ver t i semen ts
&."">.<)(> tor the I>est Sti? 11" I
1 'iauo ;ulvertist ment.
fortius host Shaw
Piano advertisement.
Sa.oo for t lie J>est Stielf
and Shaw Piano ad vert isement
eomhined.
Mr. .lotin Koss, of the 1
("harlot to Observer and
('h roniele, M r. Itireli of the
('harlotto News; M r. Wet Iters,
of ('olinnt>ia State; and
Mr. .1. P. .laeohs, of the Ke
\ UIUUUIU, V I 1 I ) I ( > I 1
S. ( will act as judges.
('ontest open lint ii ,!une
1st, IPOf). < > | )<>n to cvery<)iic.
Send y< ?ur add to
Chas. M. Stieff
Manufacturer of the
\rtistic Stieff Shaw and
Stieff Selfplayor Pianos
Southern Wareroom:
5 VV. Trade St.
Charlotte N. C.
c. u. WILAIOIH
Manager.
Mention this paper.
Tell Some Sick One!
It Is Free If It Fails.
AYill you <lu an art of lluinanit) '
Will yon U'll iOluu sick friend of tliis. my i
remarkable oth r.'
Toll lilui 01 h<T. that yon liavo l-nrmd of a
iiwdii'lm.* mi ?'<Ttaiu tlial its nuii. -r ?i.i?-a v to (
tlx- sick. "It is absolutely ami unconditionally
1 rco if it fails."
Ami you. tio doubt, already know of l>r.
Shoot- s lti-storativo ami its |>oi>uluril> .
For "JO y<-urs it lux been tin1 standard reined
y for Stomach. Kniuu) ami iiuuit uoliieUls
cvorywhi.ro in America.
When the "inside" or oontrollliiK nerves of
?hoe0 v!tnt f>rtr<( n?) lu.ff'li t <? f*??l it i? 1 lr ShuOti'ii
Restorative tl .?t litis i..it k'y \ lluli/i d. ami ?tr<-HKtlietied.
and brought tlx so iitoo ami organs
hack to health a(fuill.
1 do not dose tin- Stomach, nor stimulate
glcl . ' fllku 11 ? l r. : I.t:I?11 fur full uO dnyil, Will
it it f.i i> ><>u, ttio entire cxinu-o is
initu? ii?.t j our
'/'l?u why should the sick take any
chalet' nil any nihil' llinli'illi, -.chose
tiKihir dare let iik it Just us 1 do by
this /< innihublt iji'i i
I n! <> lia r? n III lunatic IN niedy?and Hint
remedy i- rover. I I v tl.a >aliii* identical "No
hell", mi I'.iy" l>r?it< i ti\c i>!un
!5r-;.N yim ar. I. {o com-idt IV. .1 ayou
would >< air lioini' i.lij >h i 11 M . ii'lvii mid
tliu LmioIc !> iovv it re your*?utnl wiiroiit cn?t.
I', rliups a word or two from n.i a. I dear
tip some > 'viiuis ailiui'iit. I liave In-Iih iI tia.iimiiiiIs
upon tlintiitanils by my private prescription or
personal advice i Ian My l> t effort Is SUToly
it i a tli >- t i iiii'le ri i|iti .-t.
- tii ! j 'i an order at once. Tuko
tile lie I'i iih' mi k tin ml.
A ; i ! t ne t i i .iitiiillty.
I will linve an ! mti fit it ml i runt worthy ilnit*
r'-t tu wi."in sun ran i .a w in.-nth i: > fur tin; .10
day ti-?t
Put first, ntlt mo for tho onlor, f"r nil dm*.
tilhnitMiol niillnnl/ed to tfivo tlioitoiluy tost.
> writ.- in-' liou and mivo nil <1 a? - )! tisi'tnl"
i t'n.t 1. i ^ ...I. A.ilr.-ji
Pr. - top It * i . IhM Ini. \\ Is.
Wl : ti 1. ok ehi.ll 1 Sf V. a*
No 1 On ! . .i N ' 1" - V !l
N.. :'(I|| . r , t No. ' 1 or M. 11
No. it On uie lows No. i (inKlieuir.at.cn.
Pirates of the Air
"They come like thieves In
the night, dropping hundreds
of feet from high up in the sky,
catch themselves, circle once
or twice, then come at the owi
like a thunderbolt."
A quotation horn tlie unusual anil interesting story
ol decoying hawks, wliu.Ii is hut one ol the many
splendidly illustrated articles which aj (>ear in the
big Mari h issua of
RECREATION
q This number is the fust of a series of double
numbers at the regular price, and is the most su
perb issue of an outdoor magazine ever published.
It contains magnificent full-page plates worthy of
framing, reproduced from photographs of thrilling
moments in outdoor rei reation.
Nowhere else will you find such he', ful, enteitaining
artides illustrated exrhiwvelv by the most expert
pbotogiapbers. RF.( Ri.AllON is famous
Iroin the fact thai the r:.rti v.i.j wiile for its pages j
have " Been I hrie ami > ..n stait you planning
your outdoor i arnpaign.
We want you to fiecome acquainted with the j
magazine and all its helplulness.
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NEWSDEALER'S. IP ME CANNOT
SUPPLY YOU, SEND LS 25 CENTS
AND WE WILL SEN ) \ OU A COPY
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an I. if at the same time, you will mention the name
and address of the dealer who cannot supply y- u
with the magazine, we will send you the U-autifol
RECREATION Calendar fret.
Remember RECREATION is the only magazine j
that will start you right and help you to make the
most of the outdooi season. Address
RECREATION. 24 West 39th St., NewYmk.,
All the news of three counties in
he Advocate. i
REAL ESTATE BARGAINS
Improved
Town Lots | Larm Lands.
) Three elegant "arms wit hii;
One nice house 1^,'i ^?mYr i'^Tko'ki
t i j -i \ state of cultivation. A
and lOt 11'aCl 0b splendid water power can in
t~> i. "u ? developed on one.
Ill l^atesbarg XOT Tract No. 1 contains 33 acres anc
. iii t a 4-room house.
sate 01' Will trade Tract No. 2contains 172acres anc
it new dwelling
xur iavin iana. I Tract No. 3 contains 125 acres anc
comfortable house.
Tonus of sale One-Fourtl
T. . CAS11, balaiR'o on time sorrompt
Service. '?.v inorttfaK?M>r premises.
With us it is a quick sale and a cheap price.
If you want to buy, let us know what you want
we'll &et it.
If you want to sell, see us, we'll sell it.
Bafesburg Real Estate Co.
W. J. McCARTHA, Manager
OHO BULL TIMIVIKRMAN, Attorney.
liatesburg, S. C,
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Our Mr..l, II. lioddy will he on hand with a car. I.
the 111 '.i it inn* read up and get posted. It will siinnie
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Columbia, S. C.
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I It Will Help You j
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I am 48 years old and feel like a different woman, since l navo been
taking it. I used to suffer from bearing down ains, nervousness
Hj and BloepioBsnppfl, but now (ho pa ma are all gone and I sleop good.
B I highly recommend Cardui for young and old." Try it.
^ AT ALL DRUG STORES Jj
It CosIa Money to l\,lnt j OLD ITJKNIUUI:
It costs more if you don't. Your l a s:na" ' a i o! l> M. limine
house wears out if not painted.} * :''li rea('y :oj 5-^c
Then it costs money to repair it and ,r?m Houn.u Cuihun !. ilw e Co.,
money to paint it. It don't ccstJBs^burg. Clean the furniture
muc h money to paint with the L. & with soap and water and wipe dry.
M. i'uint, because 4 gallons of the L. *'lCn aI)l-'ly one coat. It v/i'l make
& M. and 3 gallons of Linseed Oil old f,,rniturc new al a COSt ?f al"
makes 7 gallons of ready-for use rnost nothing.
paint at only $1.20 per gallon. - ?
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by Holman-Cullum Hardware . c
u . u cate now. $1 cer year.
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