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Entered April 23, 1903 at Pickens, 8. 0., as second class matter, under act of Congress of March 8, 1879.
The Phoenietan Monnreh and is t
fort to hsmitaite the Deity.
Hiram, the Phocenician monarch,
strOve to imitate God by eorecting four
mighty pillarn ulponl which he caused
seven heavens-apartmetsto be built.
The first was constructed of glass, 50C
by -500 yards, storing therein mock il
ntges of the sun, moon and stars. The
Recond compartnment of iron, 1,000 hy
1,000 yards, was tho receptacle of pro
clous stones, causilng a terrifle noisc
resembling thunder when they crashed
against each other id th ei caisiement of
the inclosure. The third chamber was
of lead, 1,500 by 1,500 yards. The
fourth was of tin, 2,000 by 2,000 yards.
The fifth was of copper, 2, 'o by 2,500
yards. The sixth was of s Iver, 3,000
by 3,000 yards. The seventith was of
gold, 3,50) by1 3,500 yards, containing
precious stones4, pearls wi a magniil
cent throne. A channel of water sep
arated the apartments.
Iliram, imita tinlg the royal i plendor
of the court oi' Klig Solomon, sur
rounded himself by the grandest con
ccivahlo .dispiay of niagiifleence. In
the seventh apartment was stationed a
golden bed, the coriers of which were
set in~ pearls without value in all the
world, sparlding forth heanttiful flashes
resembling lightning, which spread
wonder aind terror amiong his subjects.
Tli prophet Ezekiel was ordered to
appear before Hiram, who, at a loss
as to how to reach the seven heavens
wherein the monarch presided, was
trausl)ortel into his castle by the locks
of his hair. Upon, perceiving the d.
viino messenger Iliram trembled. "Who
art thou?" thundered th" Indignant har
bingor of futtuyc, ovniets. "Why dost
thou ikoast? Ai-t thou not born of .wo
man's womb?"
"I am," replied Hliram, "but I livc
forever. Like God dwelling over wia
ters, dwell I. Like him reigning ovel
seven heavens, I rule in soven apart
ments. As God is surrounded by light
Iing and thunder, so am I. God has
stars in heaven; so have I. Many sov
ereigns have succumbed to mortality
and I still exist. Twenty-one kings o
the house of Isrgel and David, twent3
prophets and ten high priests have do
parted this earth, but I outlive then
- "Why dost thou boast?" again do.
mandled Ezekiel.
"Because thou didst supply thc
cedars for Solomon's temple? ThU
Puts me in mind of a subject who pro
parod a splendid garment for his sov
ereign, and as often as the servani
gazed at the glorious pieco of work ht
boastingly remarked, '"This is m3
manufacture,' until the king, observ.
Ing his vanity, tore it off in disgust
Such will be thy lot. The temph
which thou helpest to build will lx
destroyed. What will then becomo o1
thy pride 7'
Where They Have Time to e Polite
Copenhagen, Denmark, is a city ol
canals and cleanliness-a land of pur<
delight, 'reo from beggars, orgat
gtl'ders and stray dogs. The inhab
itants thereof are born courteous an(
seen never to have recovered from th<
When a passenger boards a car it
CopOuiha gon he exchanges greetingi
with tho -conductor. A gentleman o1
leaving the car usually lifts his hat it
acmowledgmnent of a salute from thal
official. When a fare is paid1 thoecon
ductor drops it into his cash box
thanks the passenger and gives hin
a little paper recei1)t.
Ic ot~ers chango wvith a prelimninar3
"fle so. goodl," and the passenger ac
cepts with thanks. If, in addition
transfers are r'equ ired compi mnentar13
exchanges go on indefinitely. Yel
there is always time enough in Copen
hagen..-Caroline Domett in Four Tracts
Scotland andl Wnisky.
"One of the grossest milsconceptiom
from which Scotlantd suffers," says L
writer, "is that her national drink 1!
and always has bean whisky. But thii
is just as untrue, neither more nor less
- as that the ujutional garb of Scotlamn
is th'e kilt. Whisky, like the kilt, is i
purely Celtic or highland producit, am
up to the middle of the eighteenth con
tury it was just as unfamiliar in thi
lowlands as the clan tartans. It was
oniy after tihe '45 that the highlanders
began to settle in the lowlands anm
bring their whisky with them, but be
fore that the natjonal drink of thx
lowlandmers had1( been ale. Tlamn-o'
Shanter and Souter Johnny got 'rearin
f ou' not on whisky3, but on strong
* ~The lFate.
Frable teaches that tihe fates wer<
three goddesses, holding, one a .syindk
another a distaff and the third a pal
of shears. Trhey spun the thread o
human life, then cut it off, and men'
destiny was either hnpp~y or iunhnpp:
according to the texture of the woc
employed by these inexorable deitiem
ight it not be said that here belos
we play more or less the part of th
fates? It is we who, in some degret
mold our own destinies,.-Pittsbur
Another. Shool.A
"Yos," Bald the waiter, "this cafe I
thoroughly up to -date. Wo cook b
"Is that Ao?" said the guest, pointin
to a platter. "Then will you plas
* ~ give that beefsteak another shock?1"
- Detroit Free Press.
"By 'the great omelet!I" clucked th
old hen, as she cuddled down upon th
thirteen eggs, "this nest is made c
excelsior. No doubt about it, this I
going to be a shaving set."-Watson
'is not necessity, but opinion, the
makes mnen miserable, and when w
o to be fancy sick thero's nfo can
A.~riMA sUFFimiit8 StiUlDE ) KNOW
Foley's Honey and Tar has 'tir(.
1many cass of asthmait that weio colnsid
.n rd hodoless. Mrs. Adolph Buesing,
701 Vest Tpird St., Cavonport., Iowa
writes: "A severe cold con Iratc( twelve
years ago W1as neglected utidil it finally
grow into asthima. The boat medical
skill available could not give mao more
than temporary relief, Foley's Honey
and Tar was recommended and on fisty
cent bottlie entirely rcod me of asthat
which had been growing on me( fod twelve
years;. If I had taken it at the start, I
would have neon saved yoars of stlfor
ing." Pickeis Drug Co.
Htow All J41terature In Contained In a
Few Great Dooka.
Young people must every now and
then hear it said or see it written that
till the real value in literaturn can be
put upon a small Shelf-that 11i to say,
the really important part of all that is
written 1. conitined Iln a very few
gro: books, all the rest4 being either
untimitiportait or dii'erent ways of say
lng the mtte things that have ben
sn!d before. The statement, of course,
is not true if ft be taken literally.
There are certainly many hundreds,
perhaps thousands, of books that con
tain original thoughts or experieneph
that are truly valuable; but,. generally
spealcing, the best part (f all that has
x-en written is to be found ti a fow
volumes. To understand how this is
- ossible we must remember that teur.
ly nil rules are the sino as other and
simpler rules. In arithmetic, for e*
111110, the whole science consists of
only four simple ways of treating num
he{rs. We can add, subtract, multiply
and divide, and that is all we (ill do
to numbers. The rest of the book la
only the working but of these four
rule,; thus all of the arithmetic could
easily be put into a little page that
one could carry in the vest pocket.
All behavior, all right living, is also
set forth in a few simple laws. These
illustrations will show what is meant
by saying that all literature is coutain
ed in a few great books. The Biblo
and the works of a few famous poets
and essayists contain all human wis
dom, and these are within the reach of
every purse.-St. Nicholas.
Ancient Tricks.
The arts of juggling were, as has
been proved by learned writers. of
high antiquity. The Ilirpini, who lived
near Rome, jumped through burning
coals; women In early times were ic
etmtomed to walk over burning coals in
Cappadocia, and the exhibition of balls
and cups is often' mentioned in the
works of the anclents. It was as far back
as the third century that one Fernus, or
Firmius, who endeavored to nake him
self emperor in Egypt, suffered a tmilth
to forge Iron on an anvil phiced on lis
breast, and'rope dancers with balanc
Ing poles are mentioned by Petronius
and others, while the various feats of
horsemanship exhibited in our eirc:uses
passed, in the thirteenth cettury, from
Egypt to the Iyzantine court and
thence over all Europe.
n iThis Ac', It In M1l, Youi Ma> Head
a Mlan'ii Ciuraeter.
No womitli 0hu011M ilarry 11 1111111 till
she has eent hi:m sharpam a lead pent
cll. She en tell by tho way he does
It whether ho a sit;el to her or not.
Iere ara lt' tInfillile rlies fOr her
glildance lit the mattr:
The itan who hold(1: the Poinlt towardl'(
him and close tp agaiust his shirt
front Is slow and likes to have secreti.
Ile is the kind o1' mon who when the
dienrest girl it the world finds out that
there are "other.;" and asks him who
they are and what he imeans by call
Ing on thorn will is4:sutmb lilt nir of ex
cesslve digit(y.
The man who holds the pciell out
at arm's length and whittles away at
it, lilt or miss, Is iimIlsive, jolly, good
natured and gencrous.
HI whoJleaves a blunt point is (11111
a1(n ploldling iid. will never amount
to mi1uch(. le ia really good leartel,
but 111nds his (chief' j)lens4Uiro in the
ComlonipIae things of life.
Ire who sharpens his penCIl On inch
or more from the poiit is high strung
and imnaginative and subject tQ ex
uberiat flights of fnetcy. 110 will 0h
Ways he secking to mount upward aind
nCcomplish things in the higher re
gions of business and art, and 1isi
wife's greatest tioublo will b)0 to hold
hinm down to earth nnd prevent his
flying otY altogether on a taugent.
- Tho mit who sbu rpons his pniell ill
aroun(d smoothly and eemnly, as though
It were planed offl in an autoiatic
sharpener, Is systematIe and slow to
aiger, but ho is so undoviating front a
ilxed prinelple that he would drive a
woman with a sensitive temperament
to distraction in less thain six months.
On the contrary, ho who jumps lit
and leaves the sharpened wood as jag
god as SLAW teeth iroind ti top tltas
a m1isty temper and will spun.k the
baby on the sligteLt provocItot.
There are certain women who ean
mannge that kind of imtn beautifuly,
however, and if he gets a wife with a
calnm, persuasive eye he will cono
down from hin high horse lit a fow
minutes and he a meek as a lamb.
The man who doesn't stop to polish
the polmit of lead 011oc tle wood Is cut
away litis a streak of coarseness In his
Ie who shaves off the lead till the
I poit is like a needle is retied, dell
ento and seisitivo. ie will not be
likely to nmeomplish so much as his
miore commoti brother, but he will nov
or shock you and is without doubt n
good min to Ito to.-New York Press.
DeE1S1O of the B1nth.
One strange feature In the advanc
of civilization has been the deellim o
the bath. Washing In the golden ng
of Greece and itome was a flne art
and baths wero built with as muel
eare as temples. There has been i ro
vlval In this entury of public bath
but from fn aesthetic point of vies
they cannot compare with thoso of
barbarons age. Tlhls is not an age o
washers.--London Lady.
13 aro bet ter prnipare'd to su pplIy yoi
aitit na Re(~1.l{.venabuhle Disc Plowvs, I
(o Rest Dise Harr Vow on thei market
iver antd Syraicuse Troln Plows, McC
ice that they a regularly sold,
rh are olferinug special pricos in mana
ingies arc g atting high and it will
l'he Shoet Lived Splendor of a Shoot.
ing Star.
A small body as largo as a paving
stone or not as large as a marble Is
moving round the sun. Just as a
mighty pjlalet re'volves in nll ollipse., 1;o
this smiall object will move round and
round in an ellipse, with the sun in the
focus. Thore are at the pre;ent mo
ment inconceivable rgyrIads of such
meteors moving In thuis manner. They
are too small and too distant for our
teleseopes, and we can never see them
except under extraordinary eircum
At the time we see the meteor it
traverses a distance of more than
twenty miles a second. Such a velocity
is almost impossiblo near the earth's
su'face. Tile resistanco of the a r would
prevent it. Aloft in the emp ness of
space there is no air to resist it.
In the course of its wianderinmgs the
body may comei near the earth and
'withim a few hundred miles of Its muir
face, of course, begins to encounter the
upper surface of the atmosphere with
which the earth is inelosed. To a body
Imovilg with the appalling velocity of
a1 Imlete0or, it, plun1igei into the atmosphere
is usually fatal. Even though the up
per layers of air are excessively at
tenuated, yet they suddenly check the
velocity, almost as a rille bullet would
be checked when filred into water. As
a meteor rushes through the atmos
phere the friction of the air warnis its
surface; gradually It becomes red hot,
then white hot and is finally driven off
into the vapor with a brilliant light,
while we on the earth, one or two hun
dred miles below, exclain:
"Oh, lookI There is a shooting star."
The One You Should Huy nnd the
Test You Should Try.
The most common flaw In the temper
of the book. Some - hooks are brittle
and break easily. There are other
books still that bend, and bend so easi
ly that they "straighton" on every big
fish, and yet other hooks that bend, but
bend so hard that a big fish never
flexes them, and they only straighten
and come away when the full tenslon
of the line is laid upon them if caught
on a tough snag or troe bough. These
last are the hooks to buy-if you can
find them-and the hard breaking
books classifies next in merit. Tests by
the eye are quite unieless, as so many
books carry exactly tho sume tints la
blue or black. Test the hook instead
by the hand, catehliug the polut in a
firm bit of wood and trying It out -both
by the hiard, firm pull and by the jerk.
Watch particulharly in this trial for
I weakness at the foot of the barb, where
I the wire is apt to be attenuated over
much and the whole polult give way
on a strong fish. empevbilly if hooked in
I bone or very hard gristle. What vasty
- depths of angling profanity, in spirit
I if not iI word, have been stirred in
r boat and on bank when tle ploinitless
i hook comes away from the hard played
r fish must be left to nemory.-Outing
iir wants4 ini all kimls of F':rm ImIfpleJ
,wo' and~ fthreea horse.
Su perior (Grain muIrill s is adkn I iowle
ormuack Motwers8, Rakes and Hay Prec
lines to mako room for our fall sto
pay you to examine our Paroid Roof
-Endel's Gr
Begins Saturday,
High Grad
Following our usal custom evory
tire stock of High-Orade Clothing,
:3 1-3 per cent lei than tho orgina
closo our storo to mark our goods - t
ean figuro the price yourself, tako
and the suit is yours. The entiro sto
This season's goods-Men's
ing-Nothing Resved ia
..,I eserved: Blac,
suits. Every sale has a purpp
this sale is to clean out every s
on hand and We have putl: thi
them. You cannot buy the sa
prices anywhere in South Caro
July 7th, at 9 a. m., for Twoi
and bring the cash- --we will y
money that you will go home I
All Clothing go in this sa
No goods on approbation.
No goods charged during tl
All alterations must be paid
H. Endel
There are Pic1
For a I)h
sense, just
featuire shat
is what I ri
Only the
be found in
patrons, the
of my good work. I do trami
ments at
1laa is andI are' li a posIition to na~
.. ......... .. .
Sufferings I Vere l'rotraeted and Severe
--i-edkEvery Knon eedty 1111,A
01u1 Relief-Serious Slomnach Trouble
Cured by Thres Blottles of l'eruna I
Capt. W. W. J WakHon,7W5 0 H t., N. W.,
Washington. 1). C., writos:
"11 am eighty-throo years old, a
voteran of the Black Hawk, Mexican
and the Civil Wars. I am by profession
a physician, but abandonod the SmGo.
"Some years ago I was seriously af.
fected with catarrh of the stomach.
My sufferings were protracted and
severe. I tried every known remedy
without obtaining relie.
"In desperation I began the use of
your Peruna. I began to realize Im
mediate though gradual improvement.
"Af ter the uso of three bottlos overy
appearance of my complaint was re
moved, and I avo no hesitation in roe.
ommonding It as an infallible remedy
for that disordor."-W. W. Jackson.
Address Dr. S. B. Har tman, President
of The Hartman SanitariIn, Olumn
bus, Ohio.
"Did your liusband over bet on a
winning horse?"
"Ohi. ye," answered young Mri. Tor
-kins. "All the lorse4 Chiarley bets on
win at soimo time or another."-Wash
ington Star.
Not Exhausmted.
She-Henry, l'in going to glvo you a
picco of may mind. Ho--! thought I'd
had it all.-New York l'ross4.
fThotm who alwiys crep airo the only
ones4 that n1ever fall,
1l Farm Imple
lie!)ts thlan awe have ever be.Ien.
(lged t' bie the bru*st,
ises. We 1buy all thiese tools in ea r
in-nno nn1d( tum niy.
eater Sale
July 9, at 9 A. M.
e Clothing
summer we will place on sale our n
'TErouserp, White and Fanoy Vests tit
I price. It is not neccessary for us to
bey nro marked in plain figres- -you
>ff one thirndad pay uts the differeice
k of ULOTHING goes in the sa10
Youths and Childrens' Cloth
ks, Blues and Plaids and Fan y
se. Our purpose in holdi[ng
wmgi and summer suit we have
prices on them that will move
me grale of goods at these
ma. The sale opens Saturday,
Necks. Remember the pl1ac(e
ive you such values for your
Lappy. Come!
le, Nothing reservcd.
is sale.
for during this sale.
12o South Main street,
Greenvilee, S. C.
)tograph that is true in every
is the camera sees you, every
p and clear, every detail shown
beut material that is used will
my work. My many Satisfied
r repeated orders, is an attest
ig and enlarging.
, Easley, S. C.
NS, S. C.

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