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The People's Journal
Why He tit Play
ing Pok ler.
?I haven't played a game of pokei
for twelve years," remarked Thomai
R. Shelton, a prommnent business muar
and politiciani of Eastern Kentucky.
I was famishing for a little game my
self, and he saw the signs of my yearn
tug in my face, which impelled him tc
make this avowal.
.1 knew hie had once been extrava
gantly fond of poker, and knowing,
too, when ai man once gets the poker
habit fixed on him that breaking the
morphinie habit is a small task con
pared to it, I was interested to know
the antidote that had cured him.
14 Since I held the winning hand and
lost on a Big Sandy river raft twelve
years ago I haven't touched a deck,
and I'll shuttle oif this mortal coil be
fore I'll shuitle a pack again. The
very looks of cards makes mec shudder,
as it recall: the most horrible ex
perience yIll life has klnown.
" was enigaged, at, the time I
started, in the tilb0er business Onl the
Big Sandy river. I was in partnership
with Joe and Alf. lavis, twin brothers,
and wealthy timber menti of the Big
Sandy valley. We were buying thous
andls of staves, ties and logs along the
Sindy and its tributaries and were
floating them down the Ohio to Cincin
nati. On the occasion of which I
speak we three were on a raft of logs
that we were taking out of Sandy to
the Ohio, and were about fourteeii
miles above t attlesburg, the point of
confliience of the t wo rivers. Alf. pro
posed that we have it miet little game
of poker, and .lot' and I readily assent.
ing, we repaired to a little box shatiy
in the center of the raft where we
slept and ate, and had the cooking
done. 0 .
" Alf, entered the door of the struc
ture first, and, going to his overcoat,
hanging at the opposite side from the
door, he drew therefromi a quart bottle
of . iiu.' , .1 1 i"1:r
' 'Boys,' lie Raid reaching it toward
me, here is a sort of liquor they call
" persimmon ooze." I never saw any
before-never tasted this. Afriend at
Louisa gave it 10 ilt --don't know what
it tastes like, but it'll make the drunk
come like whiskey, they say, if you
take too much of it.'
"'And you take too much of it if
you take a drop,' said I, pushing the
bottle away. 'I've heard of your
l persimmon ooze," Alf. and I heard
nothing good of it. I is a Satanic con
coction, distilled from persimimons,
and from what I've heard, Shake
speare's witches preside where it is
madte. I don't wanlt anly, and1( wouldl
adivise you, if yo ul i to lay poker,
to let it alonie.'
" '(h, one sniter won't hurit a
feler, I know,' he satid laughing.
"' As I refus~ed , he extenlded the
bottle to .l oe.
''AlIf,' I inlt erruiptedl,'dlon't. take that
slu!i, pleas$e. l'romu w hat I heard of
it, It is danigertus.
"'Why?' aisked( Joe, withuirawing
thle cork.
"''Well, it turns a muan's ntature
completely upside dlown. If you arcea
happy mani, it maikes you mliserab)le; if
you are muiserable, you have a maniacal
joy; if you are brave it miakes youm
a paltroon, if you are kind and1( goo~d
natured, it makes a violent demon of
you. Now, you are very good nat.ured
---anid theC pro)portionate reverse would
mlake yout Satanie inideed I'
A Alf laughed i:credulously , elevat
ed it to his lips, and took a long swal
low. He put it back inl his coat anid
we all sat down att the greasy little
tab)le and14 prepiaredl for a poker feast
a feast more dlelectab)le to the mental
palate thlan a l'renieh chef could pre-.
pare for the material. At that, time,
we all three had lots of mionley, an<l
we wouldn't slur the honored game
by making small bets, or setting an~
lines of limitation.
"In a few miiinutes the 'pot' held
live thousand dollars in gold. ThIen,
for a mioment, I felt it 5(ort of cool Bell'
saltioin travel upl and1 dtown my back.
bone. A foreboding 4)f evil took
p)ossession of my mIind4 tin spite of m11
efforts to shi-ike iL off. My hand be.
gan to tremble, anid that dloubtless en
couragedl Alf and .Joe to thlink the
handl I held was very frail, though the
had never before, iln the face of an
situation, however dlesplerate, seen m<
give anly plhysical signls of elation oi
distress. It wasn't that I feared thi
result of the opening, for I held a saft
" Soon my inexphieab,le dlitress be
came so great thait I half arose fron
the table and gasped for breath.
"'Set down, there!' roared AIf
'You cowardll You don't qunit thi
game that way I'1
" I looked at himi and( the Satani
expression of is face drove the bloo0t
to my heart, lie held high his hand
and began to laugh ini dlemonia
shrieks. HIis brother, I vaguely noted
wis fac whn tel'ho lwn
came. Alf had a pair of aces andi
p)air of tens.
" He looked over Joe's hand. Til
latter had three queens.
" 'You cheat!' shrieked Alf, an
quick as a flash lie seized a skillet li
and struck Joe on the sie of the lie
with the edge of it. The hatter rolle
under the table wvithl a groan. I w
too frightened to think how badly Jo
was Injured, when the demon shirieke
ame,: 'WhIat have you got, yo,
"'Oh,' I eried, enothing now; thi
pot is yours. Your pair of aces, pal
of tens and skillet-lidt kno3k ouit m
four kings!' and I forced a laugh.
" The demon ran to his coat, too
out the bottle and drank again.
-me. I hesitated. He seized the skilki
"'rnk' he shrieked again.
66 raised the bottle and pretendt
od,ut the crazy man saw it
act and teW the lid
my head. I saved my skull by shlftin,
the bottle. It met the lid and fell t<
pieces. I now screamed as loudly as J
could. The man who steered the rafl
came running. As he was about en
tering the hut, Alf fired at him with n
revolver. The man ran a few feet and
reeled over the logs into the river.
"s The crazy demon then turned the
revolver on me. The first sliot grazed
the left side of my Iead, and badly
powder burned my chenk. lie fired
again, but I disturbed his aiml with
my left arm, and the ball went through
the roof of the cabin. He tried to
shoot again but the pistol snapped.
By this time I got hold of the
skilled lid, and before he could aim
again, I struck him on the side of the
head with such force that he fell sense
less to the floor, wallowing in his own
and his brother's blood.
" I now stopped to examine the ex
tent of .Joe's injuries. Alas! His
skull was broken at the right temple,
and the brains was slowly oozing from
the ugly cleft.
" Now what could I do? One man
was dead sure, the other apparently so,
and the steersman, of course, iloating
down the river, and I would be hung
for the triple murder!
" The distress I suftered for the next
hour passes power of expression, but
you see the blossoms it put forth in
lny hair, which was black at the time,
but white inside of a month.
" For several minutes I sat at the
reeking table, my powers of thought
almost gone, and my brain only con
scious of a burden of sickening agony
that weighed down my icy limbs. Fin
ally the striking of the raft against the
side of the bank partially aroused me.
I struggled from my chair and went
out on the logs. 1 went slowly to
the steering apparatus and grasped the
pole. I managed to keep the raft i
the current until I reached ('atletts
burg. Then I landed, called to some
men on the grade, and told them my
awful story.
" I was not believed by many on ac
count o she peaceful disposition of the
Davis brothers. I was accordingly ar
rested and taken to jail. A great
trailing throng followed in my rear, as
the D>avis men were known to all, and,
on account of their kindly natures,
greatly beloved. For awhile there
were buzzing hints of a mob.
" was given corihpletely over to des
pair, when, an hour or two later. I
looked out from the jail and saw a
crowd returning. Now I was to die I
knew. However, tihe disgrace of dying
that way, and the conlscioulsnesN that I
would (lie innocent of crime, was all
that disturbed me. Death, in itself
would be a kindly relief. On camte the
crowd. The key turned hoarsely in tlhe
lock. The door was pushed open, an(d
the sheriff and Jim Anderson entered,
.Jim Anderson was the steering man I
supposed at the bottom of the river.
IIe was only slightly wounded, and had
plunged from the raft to avoid tic
murderous maniac. His evidence,
supported by the bad reputatiomn of the
p)ersimfmonl OOZe, salved mue.
"' No; no more poker for me, thianl
Ani I~cenft ini the II ittory ofi
Siumter Worthiy of inmg P're
To the Editor of The State:
A great dleal of history is made ir
South Carolhna-interesting histor
well worth being preserved in perma,
nent form, yet, how indifferent are oui
people, as a whole, to our history.
The most important political cam.
paign meetinig held in Sumter dlurmsf
tihe last third of the Nineteenth centu.
ry was the great IIamp)ton dlemonst.ra.
tion held October 7, 187ti. It was esti,
mnatedt by those who accomp)aniedi Gen
Hampton in his triLiuphant progrsm
through Carolina to have been tlhe
largest, and most enthusiastic meeting
held up to that time, with perhaps
single exception, that of Abbeville it
p)oint of numbers. Mr. Carl McKinley
a gentleman of scholarly at.tainments
who is the author of " An Appeal t<
Pharaoh," was the correspon<tent wh(
report,ed the meeting to the News an(
Courier. There was one feature oi
the meeting of so striking a charaictei
andI which appealed so stronigly to th<i
audience that we allude to it here, ant
will let Mr. McKinley tell it in his owr
" Gen. llampton and the othei
speakers dismountedi from their car
riages and approachedl the stand. Ai
he entered the space between thi
laudies' stands, these rose up and1
showered down flowers upon him anm
before him until the ground beneatii
his feet was carpeted with them. .A
company of lit,tle girls, representinl
all the Stat.es, all clad in white, mel
him half way, and strewedi their flora
offerings in his way.
" But the crowning ceremony wai
reservedl for the last. A fair young
girl, clad in mourning and bound witi
heavy chains, to represent South Care
lina, stood on the verge of thle stage
just where the speakers afterward (10
lvered their addresses. As Gen
i Ilampton approached, and when ever'
eye was fixed upon the two, and whill
he was as yet but a few paces fron
her, at a word and as if by a magica
touch the habiliments of mourning an<
the heavy chains fell from her at once
and she stoodl fort~h before him and thi
i throng clad In garments of snow;
whiteness-a beautiful emblem o
i South Carolina redeemed.
" The drama was well planned, wel
I, executed, and its import recognizei
I and acknowledged by such a burst O
(I enthusiasm and shouting, and wavinj
I of hate and handkerchiefs, and roars o
n cannon as made the scene truly a mos
ie impressive one. As the clank of thi
I falling chains was heard, Gen. Hamp
a ton raised his eyes, and, seeing thi
beautiful child before him, and under
B standing the new tribute p aid him ii
r her person, his face flushed, and hi
y bowed deeply and reverently to he:
and to the multitude. Hie spoke a fey
k kind words to her in an undertone; shi
took her place in the comnp any of he'
o sisters, and he ascended the steps o
it the platform, and with his party tool
the seats p laced for them."
The girl who Mr. McKinley de
d scribed as attired in mourning was hi
to tie Miss Minnie Cuttino. She was ai
ht itarwarda married to Mr. Tsidora Hoyl
of Sutntor, and was tre (laughter of
Mr. W. II. Cuttino, who was after.
wards clerk of court, and was the
granddaughter of the Rev. David W.
Cuttino, an earnest minister of the
Baptist de,nmination. Like her fa
ther and grandfather Mrs. IHoyt has
passed away.
Besides Hampton, Mr. McKinley c
mentions (en. James Conner, Iion. st
M. P. O'Connor, and Gens. Chestnut hi
and Kershaw as speaking at this Imeet- is
ing and Gen. Kennedy, Capt. 11. S. B
Thompson and Col. John S. Richard
son as speaking at the second meeting
held on the court house squaro that
night. Of this prominent body of
Carolinians, only one now survives,
and ie is not a citizen of our
State at the present time, for he re
sides in the great city of New York.
This gentleman is courtly Hugh S.
Thompson, who has since served South A
Carolina so well and effectively, first
as superintendent of education, and
then in the higher and more important ti
position of chief executive. h
Miss Mary II. (iirardeau, deservedly
well known in educational circles,
wrote a beautiful poem welcoming se
Hampton to Sumter, which commueuced o
with these feeling words: "We greet
thee, gallant soldier, Carolina's noblest
son.'' Since the death of the grand
old hero, the pocm has been repub this
lished in a county paper. days
Several years ago Gen. Ely S. Par- the i
ker (Donehogawa), the distinguished bay
Iroquois Sachem who was military up h
secretary to Ulysses S. Grant during a "
portion of the Confederate war, sent fair.
the writer a monograph published by liheli
the Buffalo Historical society. It is "
of much historical interest and relates ders
to the reinterment of the great Seneca " anr
orator, Rted Jacket, and his compatri- "
ots in Forest Lawn cemetery, Iluffalo, it to
Oct. 9i, 1864. Suppose that some so- gail
crety or man, moved by patriotic pur
poses or historic sympathies, were to "
publish a similar monograph relating see I
to the llampton liemonstration in Sum- thin
ter in 187U-let the work contain Mr. said
MtcKinley's account of that meeting, cam
lists of those 'appointed to serve on lier
committees and as marshals, brief of I
sketches of Miss Minnie Cuttino and goot
the speakers of the occasion, also Miss a
Girardeau's beautiful poem, what a and
contribution of value to the history of mat
Sumter County it would form! And i"
vet it is needless to say, that owing to lila
lack of a proper historical spirit among Lu
our people, such a work would not be son
appreci1xted according to its merits, her
Mc)UNAl.u> Fui-tIAN.
Privateer, Sumter Co., June 'i0, 1:)ud. Wiht
The Wit of the Great Statestnen
FIOws F1Nst and Freely. ber
Rear Admiral Schley was telling trei
stories at the lichmond hotel a few
days ago and, perhaps naturally, came and
around to tihe subjects of courts of in- Iau
qury. Hie said that during the civil sait
war a court was convened to try a man dloi
for desertion, Schrley, thenr a lieuten
anit, was one of tire mrembihers of tire
court. When everythring was ready wvh
the judge adlvocate aisked tire defen- jje
dlanrt: '' IIave you airy ob jection to put~
any mnermber of tis court.?"'an
Tire accused mian loorked over tire a hi
cori, scrtntinrizedl eachr niembner closely All
and then said: 'Yes, sir, 1 object to sLit
thre white-haired man at the end( of tire otlh
table."' to
The officer objectedi to was the p)re
sident of tire court. Tire judge adivo- ask4
cate inquired: '' Upon what groud('
do you object, to tis miembher of the Me
court?" ciai
Without a mornenrt's hresitationr tire'
defendant rep)lied: " I don't, like tire jud~
honest,y of his courntenance." thre
Tire court, retired for consultation
and upon returnmng to tire room air
notuced that tire objection was riot,tr
sustained. The judge advocate, turn- o
lug to the accused, asked: ''Iave you are
any objection t,o make to any other"
member of tire court?" 111
Hie looked gravely abotut him for ava
fe w sninutes and then anrswered: '"Yes, r
sir, I object to thre whole incarnateTi
court!'' are
One of Washington's noted fIshier- !
nmen is Major ''Dick " Syivester, tire"
superintendent of police for WVashring- sr
ton and president of tire National .As. E
sociation of Chiefs of Police. thr
The -uajor went fishimg i. few dlays o
ago and returned with a flye-poundC
black bass wich ire serrt to tire Presi- g
dent with ihis compliment,.o
Two of the major's friends hreard1 of26
a riv
4. ovs
Familly cares -anid dirties do not weiglh car
down the well womian, and tire children thr
are never in hier way. Buit when thre tio
womainrly health fails, and there is a con- ma
stanit struggle with weakness and pain,
hioursehold dirties are a burden almost h
past bearing, arnd children are a cease- ire
less annoyance and worry. str
Wekwomnen are made strong and by
sick womienr are madle well by tire use of e
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. ItOV
I establishes regularity, dries disagreeaubleW1
drains, heals iniflammnation and ulcera- Ini
tion arid cures femrale weakness. 0
Sick womien are invited to consult Dr. 11l
Pierce by letterfree. All corresponCdence shi
strictly private anid sacredly confidential. 044
Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. V.
"I had been ailing sonme tinre, troubled with
female weakness,"writea Mrs. Wim. H. Johnson, d e
of Avondale, Chrester Co., Pa. "livery month I erC
would have to lie on my back. I tried manny r
different medicines and nothing gave mecrelief I o
untiI beain Dr. Pierce sired icirnes, using twopo
hottles of ' avorite Prescription ' and twro of.
'Golden Medical DIscovery.' These medicines t
have cured me. Wires I began your treatment ,
I was not able to, do very much, but now I do
the wo* for my family or nine, and feel better hI
to-day thn I have for a year. I than you,
frcor,m the biottomr of my heart, fr well act
dIknwthat you are the one who cured me."
n Favorite Prescription"n has the testi- ]
mony of thousands of women to it. corn- pu
plete cure of womanly diseases. Do not on1
accept an unknown and unproved sub
atitute in its place.'0
- Dr. Pierces Pleasant Pellets ar th alo
,best laxative for family use. 20,
Lonq Hair
"About a year ago my hair was
ming out very fitst, so I bought
bottle of Ayer's Hair Vigor. It
)pped the falling and made my
ir grow vet y riapid!y, t! til now it
45 inches in length."-Mrs. A.
>ydston, Atchison, Kans.
There's another hunger
an that of the stomach.
[air hunger, for instance.
Hungry hairneeds food,
:eds hair vigor-Ayer's.
This is why we say that
yer's Hair Vigor always
stores color, and makes
e hair grow long and
,avy. $1.00 a bottle. All druggists.
( your drugg it :ut,ot stpply you,
id us ono dollar am we will expires
u a bottle. Io sure and givo the namo
your nearest express oLeo. Aliress,
J. C. A Y ER CO., .owell, Mass,
catch and asked about it a fo
lator when thoy were lishlg I
name place. They met i counti
and said: '' 18 there good lishir
Yep," replied the boy. " It
Major I)ick was up last we(
11.' )t
LIe caught a live-pound bass, I ui
Land," observed on) of the part,
(d gave it to the 'resident."
I dunno nothin' about his givi:
the president," the hoy said, 'hi
dpap caught the tish."
promised an old negro in Tenne
,e years ago that I would do som
for him whcn the time came
Senator Carnack, " and today I
e around having worked his wi
from Memphis, and reminded n
he promise, which I shall lml
I at once."
The eolored brother has a long
acuter memory than the whi
I," said Senator Vest.
Indeed he has,", put mn Senat
:kburn. I remember of talkii
to old darky down in Kentue
e years ago who claimed to reici
(.eorge W'ashinlton.
suppose you were with I
ml he crossetL the I)elaware,' I si
'I leed I was, hoss,' he replied,
e poled the boat.'
'And, I said, thinking to teate t
man, '1 suppose, al-o, you reme'
when he took it hack at the chei
The old mant scratehed his he
thoug0ht for a minute. Then
hed gleeful y. ' ' l ted, boss,
I, 'I jis done 'lelmher that, too.
e druv dat back mahself.' "
Senator TillImani is the greati
stier ini either branch of Congre
wailks th rough the Senaite 10obb
ling awlay at the lppular' airs Ii
gainli, anud doesn't, seemI to m1i
I tIe hit the frownis of Senaitors 110
ison1, I 1Salt, of Conlnecticu t , and1( ot1
klers for Senlatorial dligniity. 'I
er' dayt 'Tillman11 cameII sauntering
.he marble room, (lming upi as usu
'What's that lhe's whIstling
d Spooner."
That's 'All Coons L.ook Alike
,'repliedl Fairb)anks, who is up
IIumuph!'' ejaculated Spooner,
gei from his speeches I shoul
y (1o.'
iceordmig to a bullletlin issued
ce(nsu1s bureau the farml prope
South Carolina is valued in tihe
gate at $lf53.591,159. Of t
ounit $919,805,860 replresentsi
nie of lands; $2fJ,955;,t;70 the va
bulildinIgs; $(;,029 ,770 of machine
I 20,199,859 tihe value of live sto
o farm lands of the State cover
a of 13,985,014 acres. Ninety ac
riven as the average size of far
Lhe State, while in 1850 the avern
3 was 541 acres. There has bee
(dual decrease each ten yeare sii
half-century nmark was pass
e farms nOW number $155,355
them 85,381 are operated by
eCs. The farm pIrodlucts of the St.
1899 repiresented a value of $(
,912. Cotton is thesprincipal cr
I tihe cotton landls constitute 65
it of tile entire farm area.
?or a nulmber of years geologi
to been investigating the anci
er bedls which occur so abunudar
ir the slopes of the Sierra Nevad
I are of:much imp)ortanlce on
mit of tihe auriferous material ci
ed in their gravels. Th'lese ancio
onnels mark tihe courses of forr
ens, whose waters were dlirectedI
lapse of time by alterations in 1
el of tihe land, 0or by other caus
ing back to T1ertlary timies, a I
iod1 in geologic hIstory. Durningi
Le tile streamlls were' inl existen
ne of tile gold bearing rock of
Ion was washed inito thleml i
riedl along by theoir waters, and
sand11( and gravels of their beds p)
as of tile p)recious metal still
ilnce 1880 South Carolina has I
place as the chilef rice p)rodluci
te ~i tile country, b)einig surpase
Louisiana, whIch hIas held the le
rn since, and Is so far ahead that i
I likely hold it for years to coni
that year thlis State produced S
,515 p)ounds(, and( Louisiana 2
1,311 p)ounds1. The neCxt dleci
iwed thlat L.ouisiana p)rodlucedl 7
o,433, while thuis State showedl
h only 3l0,338,951 . In the in
made the p)roduction inl this State
ased to 47,300,128 poun1dB, whl
uisiana turnedl up with 172,732,4
indts. (Georgia follows thits State
amount, prodlucedl.
L'he moisquito eggs are, it is sa
ched in from four to seven da
ording to the warmt.h of the weath
oew of the people In St. 1'ierre wt
e black, andl most of them show
y a trace of colored blood.
dormons claim to have 3,000 m
saries In the field and to have ma
000 convert,s last year.
Secretary Wilson, of the department
of agriculture, in an address before the
American Association of Farmers' In
stitute Workers in Washington, urged
the need of a now system of education.
The training of farmers should begin
in the primary schools. Secretary
\Vilson said1 " our system of education
in this country is old-fashioned. It
was imported from the other side of
the water and is much like the systems
from which it sprang. Colleges were
originally organized to educate preach
era. We do educate doctors, lawyers
and dentists now, but none of our
schools furnish farmers the education
they need. We have agricultural
schools, but they teach nearly every
thing but agriculture. It is almost im
possible to find iistructors who have
knowledge of annnal husbandry, plants
and soils. Consequently the depart
ment of agriculture is compelled to
educate its own specialists at d has
2(;o young men and women who are
learning the things relating to agricul
ture which are not taught in any
schools of the country."
AN ESSAY ON 'l'lt EI''1'l.--A
little boy was requested to write an
essay, the other day, and "'1'he News.
paper " was his subject. IIere is the
w result: " I don't know how news
it papers came to the world. The Lord
y hain't got, nothin' to say 'bout theml,
g and the editor ain't in the Bible. I
think the editor is one of the missing
Os links you hear about, and stayed into
k the brush until after the flood, and
then stepped out and wrote it u, and
- has been here ever since. lie never
d, dies. I never saw a dea<l one, and
never heard of one gettin' licked. Our
a' per Is i mighty poor 'un. The
It editor goes without, underclothes all
winter, don)'t wear no sox, and paw
hain't paid his subscription in live
'. years.'
A former candidate for Lieutenant
1C (,overnor of North Carolina has
iy brought suit for ti15,OO against the
1e Seaboard Air I.ine Rtailroad for an
t " eging '' which he received at the
hands of some small boys while he
er was waiting at a station to take a train.
te It appears that the plaintilf was much
given to public speaking, and had on
or the day in question made at speech it
ig the town in which the egg episode oc
ky curred.
he Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable,
1y Almost everybody who reads the news
papers is sure to know of the wonderful
adl L-JJ cures made by Dr.
Kilmer's Swamp-Root,
e the great kidney, liver
he and bladder remedy.
I 'V ^ rIt Is the great medl
- cal triumph of the nine
\ teenth century; dis
covered after years of
vt~ scientific research by
as IJ - Dr. Kilmer, the emi
CS -. - neat kidney and biad.
ke ---- der specialist, and I:
11d wonderfully successful In promptly curing
ar, lame back, kidney, bladder, uric acid trou
ter' bies and Bright's Disease, which is the warsi
lie form of kidney trouble.
n-Dr. KilmersSwampRootis not rec
ney, liver or bladder trouble it will be fount
?just the remedy you need. it has been testec
in so many ways, in hospital work, in privat<
to practice, among the helpless too poor to pur
on chase relief and has proved so successful ir
every case that a special arrangement hat
'to been made by which all readers of this pape
who have not already tried it, may have
aysample bottle sent free by mail, also a bool
telling more about Swamp-Root and how t<
find out if you have kidney or bladder trouble
byWhen writing mention reading this generou
ity offer in this paper and -
.send your address to
Dr. Klimer &Co,Bing
hamton, N. Y. The ''*
he regular fifty cent and nlomoor Swamp-Root.
hO dollar sizes are sold by all good druggists.
11ns J, E. Bonos pregidemit
ige TlIn1E TlAllL E No. 2.
a iYr'Supersedes imie 'Tbie No. 1. Ei
(e(1- itenl Down. Hitead Up
11nd No. 10. STl'A'T IONS. No. 9.
10- Mixed. Mixed.
ite 10:40 a mn. ...711v. P'ickens Ar.2:55 pr
S, - 1(1:45 a m....*Frguso'.....2:45 p
,10:55 a m......*aronI's.....2:30 p
er 1:00 a m........*Aiai's......2:25 p
1 1:05 ai m.....*Mauldin's.....2:20 pi
11:15 a im...Ar Eisiey Lv..2:15 p '
Nof. 12. M'TATjIONS4 No. 11.
tly Mxd
as, 4:0 p m....v. P'ickens~ Ar... :(0 p
yn 4:20 p mi..........Arialil's....... :10 p' I
mut 41:25 P m.....Mandin's... :t5 p
ier '1:40 p m....Ar Ensley Lv.... 1- ) p
*F'lag Stations.
eAll Itrainas daily excepit Bnndaiy.
es No. 10 (Conniets with Southler'n Itailwa:
ite No. 1;3.
he No. 9 (ounects with Southern Itailwas
the No. 12Cnet with, Southern Itailwa:
Lhd No. 1i.
ulNo. 11.
or- M-o any information avly to
Genieral Manager.
nj, Ii -.1. If AvNxawonTHm, C. 10. ItODINMON
ei fi. W*. P'Aiax an, P'ickensl, 8. 4
ad (Grenviill, 8. C.
he Hlayinos wor th,P'arker' & Rhinason
At tornueys-ad-Law,
do Pickons C. H., - - South Carolina
- Practice in all Courts. Attend to a
ill uiiness prFomtlty.
it. W"'Meoe to loan.
.10 Attorney at Law,
Prael Ice in all the courts, State ani
Offlee Greenville, S. C.
do fceover Addison. Drug Store,
Tin Kind You Have Always Bo
in use fow over 30 years, list
solal su
'rz "Allowv 11(
All Counterfieits, limitations at
E xperimtents thaat triflt with :1
luiats and Childreni-Experi(
What is Cl
Castoria st a itiarnless sibsti
gorie, I rops am Nootlhing 83
contains neither Opilnn, IIor
sulltstanc'e. Its age is its guar
anti 1. allays F'everish ness. It <
Oinlie. I L relieves TIeet.liinig Ti
anl Phtlitleney. It assiailat<
Stomiachl andl Bowels, giving
The1( Childiren's P'anaea-Tlhe
Bears the S
The Kind You Ha
In Use For Ovo
Sumter Military Academy.
(IATWI 1)-:. SUM T E R,
I'eparlments: I .iterary, Srienti iie
Con servatory of M Iic: l'iannoforle, \'
graduat,e f the Royal conservatory, I.c
HIcnn:,raltlhy, Typewriting , Itollkkeepil
'onrses A cessi ble and Il nhiful I.or
_ rent IlIil(dinga. !xpenses Moderae te
sesation opens Sept. 17thI. Write for Sixt
Southeastern Lime and Cei
He adlquarteLrfe tor [Jig
and 01114. Agents for
[fItallroadJ oloas
A lo for "'S,andlard &
Pa*I'it,, thl je lji ne t ont th
Is the Leadhirg 'IEAY
PatInton the Miarket.
- elers in Blullding M
Belling a
Owing to .ionw~ p)roposed4 chlanig
Carriages, Surreys, I
At an Absolu
- Until outr 8 ocklis redneled.P l4in't, 1,ake n
self ant d bte <
H a rn ess of aill kinti at:1. cot. We
-ft)tes, : du vaio therI. tuakeis of Huitej
SIt Hnlehlter and11ii Webedr; a-, cheajiper grade k ,
NOW is te bet se'E*son fort sellitng vehtielIl
The seaon for Mu les an l Ilotse.s is prte
dIo our own work. WeYi w4ill sell anyi~thIing n.
andt kinmI treastmnt,(A toill. Whn, in ( irt
glad to 1ee thet eole whtheIr they wvish Ie
4('rer(*tit,Ii' tnl CHAR I
Cornr Curt Itverand.f2acksont Streets,
kntown ito the ttade antd ernploy
to linih tI
If y'Ou needI atnythIg ini 0,tr 11in44a posi1.
with detlins andi prices to voorF home, Wet
prices. MW'llON FENNUIGAN!) COli
Y'ours for trado,
tight, andl(1 whiclh has been.
b borno the slgiiatnre of
beei 11(1e uiid' his per
p ervisioI lMilc its iniantcy.
) 011o to 4leeei ve you inl thiS.
(1 " Just-als-good1 are but;
1u eutlaiger the healti of
me() against E xperlin1enti.
-ito for Castor Oil, Pare
'rllps. It is 1'leasanit. It
ipI i n1or oilier Narcotie
intee. It 1('tiroyS wornis
ires Diar111e anid Vii1
011b'S, ("IIres Constipation
5 tihe Food, regulates the
lealtlhy anid ntural sleep.
Mlother's F'riend(.
ignature of
e Always Bought
.r 30 Years.
Sumter Female Seminary.
S C NON S'i'AllAN.
A.M., I,.Li I).. Presiloint.
,ca(iing to desgreeA, It. i.. It. 5., A. It
>cal (%Ultiirn. Violin. Director is a
psig, Germany. Commercial School:
ig. Art, Kliocution and Military
itiun. Superior Factilty. Magnifi
chio!.rRhip in ach ('t :inty. Next
v-IPage I Ilust.rated Catalogu&e.
nent Co., Charleston, S. C
hest irado lI'ainti
.In o. W . M sur,y's t'.
L Market..
*h3* SHADES'
. ' Col Water Paint is
the l'eavorite.
'tterial of all 1(1ndts.
,t Costi
A In ouri buii.ness, we will seol
iaetons and Wagons
te Sacrifice!
r word for it, but come. and see for your..
cairry' the lahiooik , CouirLltland, Tlys~oi &;
, &.,iasI silt Illi (Iradie Watgoins, thle
in )Owensb oro, Taylor anid (Chat tanooga.
>i all kinds, andti we are going to 1ell Iour1
Ity' wellI over butil we have a few b)argains.
rlirk hire*~, own our owni reposItory andJ
0 3 hvie for (cashl or gooi I paper. Polito
en vii Icom0 ie mlI see is. W.a are alwvays
anyI* ori not.
& Co.,
|I kindsofi
ii work.
il cardi with onr add(ressg will bring a maa
buy In car Iots andi can give the lowest
E & CO., Anderson, S, C.

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