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t kill rats,
y one .that
i's after kill
have to dirty
I ~ ;for'hous9ehold
a Ifflthy Child
Worms have an un
or tea poor blood. and asa
S'0 or stomach disturbance.
IM TONIC given regs
or f thtO .eWi6*ili enrich the blood.
tvetb . a generalStrength.
T To 00stm. Nature will then
1 oftof 0, !16 and the Child willbo
efect totake. 6Co per bottle.
.n elo f iliheld on Feb. 23rd
the eleti-of I trustees to man
the.", rth or School Fund.
..law ".."lires 0 he trustoe-elect to
e a 1i ik Poll.; V,1z.:
by R. A. Austin.
u -0d by -M. B. Crisp.
4ilto4 J. .1. Young.
al ~ ~A. R. Holmes.
onfi ~nlasp's Battalion.
A R. RHOIAIES,
2t b Secretary.
I'hA rW, Ite will be open
mi .t aary to the 20th
141 o make Tax re
'no al property and
.nsU htt for taxation,
between the ages
21 n the first day of
nuaryi, eept those who are incap
to, oupport from being
Lim fther causes, are
ame ufederate veterans
Als )izens bebween the
es Md%5- -'o the first day of
nua to a road tax of
ake of sawe to the
idltj? OU ngXthe time above speci
dI I 1; Ay to thle County
'ea a., t ;i same time other
xes ild.. ilieu ,if working the
All ,t required to give
)WU , 11): $it fiect School District.
h '20tbie February, 50 per
tit na ty wilt be attached for fall
0 , k acretutys.
ne W. B. Knight
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eys at Law
ns, S. C.
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$ 'AOpt aId Careful Atten
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C% (ases, Account Reog
A tt Cash Rteglsters,
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~. ompt Attention ,
asteless chill Tonic restores
d VItality by Purifying and
the Blood. Whenci you feel Its
lng, invigorating effect, see how
color to the cheeks and how
s the appetIte, you will then
its true tonic value.
asteless chill Tonic Ia sImply
~Quinino suspended In syrup. So
even children like It. The blood
ININE to Purify it anid iRON to
s by'lts 8'StgteIn ri i -
CRAFTY BRE'R FOX
rrappers Give Him Credit for
Of All Wild Animals, the Bushy-Tailed
Rascal Is the Hardest to Trap.
but Is Altogether Undeserv
ing of Mercy.
In the Opillion of trappers, the fox
Is the muost cuiing and resourceful of
:'ll the wild animals. Ile often fools
1lie Most expert i 'trapper and the truest
u1111 fastest of (logs. Some trappers
who are very successful in catching
11111ny other fur-henllreis state that they
do not helieve It possible. to .take Hey
nard in a steel tria). This, of course,
is not the case-In faet, he Is as easy
to catch in a steel trap as the mink,
provided the trapper thoroughly un
derstancis his business. All that Is
necessary is a careful study of the aid
murl's nature and habits.
The fox lives on small game, birds,
eggs nd poultry. He imiakes his den
in sandy hillsides, and in it the female
rears froimi three to seven puppies,
whileh are born in the early spring.
iPoruary iN the season Iteynard goes
woo)ing, and lie travels far and wide
In search of sweethearts, faithful to
none, for his love is more fleetig thanl
Ihe fool)l tpits he leaves In the drifting
"fnow. The fox's sense of snimeli is
highly developed, and by it lie letects
the Ilianger of tle trap. ''lh scent left
by human hAnds and Ihe scent left on'
the trill; by other animnils caught in it
Are quIckly letected.
"A successful fox trapper must be
a keen observer of details," writes C.
A. H1olimes. a special game protector,
In a recent issue of the New York
state conservation bulletin, in de
scribing different methods of hunting
and (rapping foxes. "Ile must realize
that lie is pitting his wits against one
of the most cunning of animals that
ronis the silent places of the hills and
valleys. Ilecently I madet an experi
niptital set which resulted in the tak
ing of one of the oldest, largest aind
wisest foxes in this viclnity. I no
ticed that the fox in question did not
seem to take alarm at my trail over
an (d woods road, and ns the snow
was quite deep, wotuld even take ad
vantage of the better traveling by fol
lowing in my tracks as far as lie
enred to go in my direction. That Is
the way of the fox-he Is not blindly
afraid of man, but. trusts to his wits
to keep him out of trouble. He knew
that the trail was mande by a man
walking,. and lie also knew that the
danger lay not in the trail, but in the
"After I had traveled this old road
several times, and had notleed Mr.
Fox was in the habit of following me
nearly every night, I pickej out a
bush that stood close by the traill, to
serve as a mark for loeating tho trap,
and howe I set two jumip traps in'one
of my own footprints, with a sheet of
Plean paper beneath the traps, an
otheir sheet on top. and an inch of
snow lightly brushed over ill. I fas
tined the chains to clogs burled In the
snow at the side' of the trail and went
on 11hou 11mly business.
"Th next inorning Heynard was
waitinag for me, a t rap on each front
foot. I would not have captured this
fox had I not uma de t his experimental
set ini thle trail, and it only goes to
show thle vaglute of observa tion to the
ox periencedl trappe111r.
"Every'3 sportsmian should realize
that one of t he wvorst enemuies of wild
life is thle fox--cunning, vicious,
liodthirsIty-it kills for the love of
ilinmg. The warmn blood of its vie
thns is its fountain of youth. Every~
fox shot or- cauight in a trap means
just so miany iire grouse, phensants
an'il rabilts-to say nothIi ng anhout the
value of the fur. Fewer foxes, more
spor1t, iniOret game, mlore fuln.'
Purp!e Ore Now in Demand.
Purple ore is ani unkn lown quaintit y
to the uniinitiautedl. TO the initiated it
is a heavy3 purpil ish powder uised chief
1' ats ballist by3 ships leavling French
porls. So ilie worthi was attached
:o t he ore lIve mont hs ago that it sold
in ltordenuux for l'2.5() francs a ton.
Since lien It has been-t put to new uses,
antd, withi the rise In dlemiand, there
haus hie''n a 'orrespo 'ndiing rise in price.
Purple ore has a rich iron content, antd
that fact hais biten suilicient to prompit
FEnglish malnuifneturers to dlevise new
uise' for the powder. Its studden leunp
int o the limelight will perhapis stimu
late interest in the residue of other
minerals, the possibiliities of which
may' havye been overlooked in the rapi
m;archi of all branches of eniginieering.
That Travelers May Read.
IBorr'owinig a boo(k frotn the pubice
library in one city anmd returning It
to thle litbrary in the ntext to(wnl whiere
hie mnk Ics a stopi miay lhe arr'~anigei for
the bei.'tt of the tr'avelinag taln.
Th'le National Co'nnell' of Tramveiling
.\en's nIssoe(liations haiis appoint ed a
coiiiult lt' to see wh'at cnn het done
along this line nnd lns asked the
polilt n Simiilar' Coloittiee ,to 'onifer'.
Th'le lib rary'3 associt ilon, necceplitn
the li~'nvton has.111 just coast itutled its4
own commiiittee. .101hn Adams ILowe,
vice Ilibra rian~ of thle I rooklyna public
librn'ary, is its chiairimaii.
Bird Plumage Bill.
Itirid Ilover's ini tis ciuniIry wiililihe
pileasedl to learin that a hill Ihias passed
its se'londl ri-nilg in thle liit ish house
of comm'~ons forbliddlng the tlnpor'ta
, ilpqfbird pimage. TIhe mienslmre Ia
IfAuthi.'suiparited by3 theC press, hiut ie
meelt in', withi somie oppoifsitionI fr'om
certain mlemberst of par'iIlliaet.
LANGUAGE ENRICHED BY WAR
Great Conflict May Be Said in a Mea.
uro to Have Revolutionized Our
Methods of Speech.
It Is generally admitted that the
wtr has revolilloitzeil tmlhols of
pech its it lis revolitionized war
fare. TI1e solilers of tile ti'enches
have added ti.-re words to the lano
gunge of siliple 1en01 than would be
adtided lit 25 years of peace. "Strafe,"
"iblighty," "icishy"--oie itoght till a
page withi the strange language which
has comle into lse.
Thle sohil's adopt slang as does a
schoolboy, anid to luse Ilang iintead of
ordinary words suggests a certain de
gree of knowlingness and inlitialon. It
also appei.% to tihe sense of hiuitmor,
and as the soldiers become hardened to
warfare they thrust aside emotions
an(] talk slang to avoid the old forms
of speech whiclh might cause them to
think too much.
The American who called a ceme
tery a "hone orchard" revealed a bit
of Imagination an( at the same time
concealed his real feelings. The sol
dier who tells you th'at at the moment
of dangeri he "crept into the tall
grass" mens that he slipped away
andl made himself invisble-and lie
has coined nn linage as well as a
Together with the slang words and
phrases iust be nietnt!oned the new
words enined or old words used In a
new way. A lurge number of words
has deve!oped fromu the use of air
plane; aircraft. arimn, airscout, pur
suit plnite, hoibinar pilne. eimlpennage
(the stlabilizing hldones of the air
pin)lne) , nileronl (n lateral balancing
plane), aylon, escadrille (nil airplane
Other examples are the words de
scriptive of military tactics. Some
of these atre liaison (co-operation) be
tween forces; harrage, camouflage, lis
tening post, gas mask, gas shell.
The "Sink of Gold."
As an old corresponient of yours on
this dull problem of excitainge permit
mne to pitt in a word with reference to
your editorial article on "Fluid Gold's
World Flow." You think that "hy the
triangular rendjustment of interna
tionalbanking the gold wilch we sent
to the Orient (India and Chir,a) nay
find its way to London." This view, a
most dangerous misconception, has al
ready proved the parent of infinite dis
aster. Since in 1893, and in deflance
of every warning, England changed
the standard of vaille in Indin fromn
silver to gold, we have pitched 250,
000,000 gold sovereigns into the small
hoards of Indin, never to return, irrev
ocably lost to Western trade and the
exchange. That drain, Indin being
now tle "sink of gold." has destroyed
England's "gold standard," as for a
quarter of a century hi your columIns
I have foretold. It will next destroy
yours. The favorable trade balances
of Asia, at present gold prices, will if
paid in gold drain you (ry !it the con
Ing quarter of a century.-Letter in
the New York Sun.
Approximately ten gallons of gaso
line are burned lit automobiles In an
hour lit one block in North IMeridian
street oin a Sutnday evening, a statis
tiently-inelined observer calculated af
ter countltig the .pasIng inehines.
The obtserver, not beintg an auto
ownter hiself, sat in Unoiversity park
anid noted that it took approximiately
four minltutes for 1001 machines to pass
ini Meridlin street. If this ayerage Is
kept upi, 11 hed ece, SOite 1L500 cars
would scoot last thle givent point in an
hour. Iluiiiry wats mtihsl of thle owner
of anm aut omiobi le as to the average
number of mtiles a tunchine traveLls on
a gatllon of gasol Ine.
"W~ell, of course, I get 25 miiles a
gallon otut of miy car," the car owner
unbi lshintghy repllid, "'but the average
is about 15 mtiles a gallon.''
1lence thie estimtate of ten gallons
of gasol Ine consumted each htonur ittn the
one h ock of the oite street.-Inian
Why Right Tires Wear.
Most iiotorists have ntoticerd that
tires ont the( right sidie of it car weart i
more thanti those 0n the left side and
manyit3 ascrib Ith tis to ht ung corners
to the right more titan to the left.
Int they are wrong, asse'rts an ex
pert diriver. 'lThe itcreased w-ear, hte
says, is caulised by ithe pltchl of thte
troado, whiich throws mtore of the car
oin the right side I thani otn the~ left.
Thte slope of the road causes the
right rent rtire to carry miore weight
thtan thte le'ft reinr. Th'le samite is true
of the right front as against thte left
fronit. l+'or this rensont it is ad vised
tha t tires hMle chani tged arioun id once1 a
nonthi. The order of r'otatin do
cia red beast is rbch t reair, left rear,
rightt frontt thlen left front.
Education in lidia.
Courises ini i'lemeni ttary s(leniCE' are
to bte iintroduliced inito it schools of
lh' l'itited P'roviinces of itolia. A year
of work ini ngriciliur' wvililibe the high
est of the4 six years5 of s.etence phliel,
so thato "the I schloy(s o f ii tptpuin -
in an art uhIlih is th ito l Irect imean is
of livellihood for thriee-fouths of hils
Returning to Reima.
More Itan 60.000( personts have re
turned to the rins of flim s. whero'
thtey atr' mtostly lIving it ithe itilles of
wine cel litrs.
Outt of a totail currem-y supply' of
nhbout ro,000.0000.t00 iin the cuount ry. it
is estitnated, less thais hAtlf is in the
We Repair All Makes
We do not confine ourselves to the repair
of cars we sell. We work on any make
and specialize in doing a right job or none.
BRING US YOUR WORK
Vincent Motor Car
Old Robertson Hotel Block Laurens, S. C.
WHAT'S THE USE
Can your troubles and save them for
future reference. Cheer up and look on
the bright side of life for a while.
Most of us are well clothed and well
fed; there is no present indication of flood
or famine; all the worst bridges we cross
are those we never come to. Take a look
into the future and see the GOOD things
in store for us.
You MAY have to step out of your BEATEN
PATH a little to peek behind that CLOUD we have
been magnifying for a few months, but RUTS are un
wholesome so don't mind a little thing like that.
"If a cloud should come between us
And the splendor of the sun,
If the rays of golden sunlight
Should be hidden one by one,
If across the stream and meadow
Suddenly a darkness came;
Should we question for a moment
That the sun shone just the same?
For though LIFE itself seems clouded
. With the darkness of despair
Just remember that the SHADOW
Proves the LIGHT is always there."
Prices have hit the bottom. Now is the time to
buy. All figures point to a rise in the near future.
That's honest talk; not SALES talk.
We are going to give you the advantage of these
low prices. We have a good stock, so come and help
yourself at ROCK BOTTOM PRICES. You will get
your money's worth and some besides at
TER R Y'S