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s. * Th? Inquisitive Yankee Abroad.
J A curio us American arrived in 'London one morning recently.* iterc s are a few of the questions he asked in the feveningf Why' dor butchers wear blue aprons wtoteh will, not show diri. while aaaiamnts iV boot shops wear immaculate white aprons? Why is footwear "boots," while the boy who polishes them is a "shoe'" blaric? Why ii tlrerpj no direct bus from London bridge station to WaWrlbo? Why U the poste restante in the largest city of the world not open all nightr Wfty?do many women wear straw hats in the winter? Why can't you get break1 i J? - - % lusi in a restaurant witnin a reasonable time after "sunup?" When is "sunup" anyhow ??London Chronicle. Frye'e Fix. In the debate on the ship subsidy bill in the senate recently Senator W. P. Frye of Maine rose to speak with evident effort. lie said that he was neither physically nor mev? tally able to do justice to his sub? ject and reiparked, "In trying to avoid the Cnitybaia of smallpox I ran into thfe Scylla of vaccination, and which is the afore painful I am unable' to d6fcerbiine.** Another Blow to ftomanCo. Romance is m?eHng;with' disaster all along the line. The language of the eyes is now to be used by in; 8urance Coitfpanifed ~ to find out a nan's condition. Formerly the eye was the wludbw of the soiu; n6w it is merely the peekhole of a diagnosis.?Baltimore American. - A Vegitaflan. Nabob?I presume you have read about Bacon. Numbskull? Yes, in a desultory way, but I'm a vegetarian, and the meat diet doesn't interest me much.* ?Ohio Stale Journal. A Confirmed Grumbler. Cawker?What a sonfirmed pessimist Fosdick is. Cumso?That's what. That man wouldn't be glad even if he were happy.? Detroit Free Press. Love on the Farm. She?Shi Don't say it so loud. We're too near that rorncrib. ITe?Well, what of it? She?because it's full of ears, ail^ It Olrdle* the G'obe. The fatalo of Buckleu's Arnica Salve, as the best in the world, extends round the earth. It's the one perfect healer of Cuts, Corns. Barns. Bruises Sores. Scalds, Roils, Ulcers, Felons, Aches, Paius and all Skin Eruptions. Only infallible Pile core. 25c a box at II. A Ligon's. A bird on toast is worth a dozen in the bush. Sciatic Rheumatism Cured After Fourteen Tears of Suffering. "I have been afflicted with sciatic rheumatism for fourteen years," says Josh Edgar, of Germs ntown. Cal. "I was able to bo around but constantly suffered. I tried everything I could henr of and at last was told to try Chamberlain's Pain Balm which I did and was immediately relieved and in a short time oured, and am happy to sav it has not since returned.'5 Why not use this liniment and get well ? It is for sale by Rowe & Rowe, druggists, Spartan Inn Block. It is always the bottom dollar that counts. Striken ? Klch Find. "I was troubled for several years with chronic indigestion and nervous debility," writes F. ,J..Green, of Lancaster, N". H-, "No remedy helped me until I began using Electric Bitters, which did me more good than all the medicines I ever used. They have also kept my wife in excellent health for years. She says Electric Bitters are just splendid for female troubles; that they are a -grand tonic and invigorator for weak, run down women. No othor medicine can take its place in our family." Try them. Only 500. Satisfaction guaranteed by H. A. Ligon. A boil in the pot is worth two on the neck. Whooping Cough. A woman who bus had experience with this disease, tells how to prevent any dangerous consequences from it. She says: Our three children took whooping cough last summer, our baby boy being only three months old. and owinir to our giving them Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, thoy lost none of their plumpness and came out in much better health than other children ihose parents did not use this rem *rdy. Our oldest little girl would cull hastily for cough syrup between whoops, jossie Pinkey Hall, Springville, Ala. This remedy is for sale by Rowe & ttowe, druggists,Spartan Inn Block. I I I - . i A UfTLt Dashes of Wit to Drive Away the Bluet. "Whett love flies out at the window " remarked the observer of 'e^ehta add things, "papa is generally seen coming in at the door." She?Does she jepk.the violin on her chin pr Iter shoulderf He?Oh, on Iter- shoulder. It would never rest on he* chin, yOu know. Mrs. Crimsonbeak?I hear that man is terribly afraid of fire. Mr. Crimfeonbeak?Yes. Would you believe it?he sleeps in asbestus pyjamas every night. L. ?? ? > !? win ny njier. 'Is it true that a mad is as old as he feels?" asked Highflier. "That's what they say. Why ?" "Because if it is 1 must be about eighty this morning." ? Chicago Post. Befe-? ??"id After. "What does your wife call yotx?" "When we were engaeed, she u^fed to call me 'sweetheart. Nowadays 6he usually calls me down."?New York World. Letters of Administration. Office of Probate Jud^e, ) State of Booth Carolina, > County of Spartanburg. ) By J. J. Gentry, Esq..Probate Judge for said county. Whereas, the petitioner, Mrs. Ona Wilson, has filed a petition in my offioe asking that letters of Administration of the estate of Wm. Scott Wilson, deceased, late of said county, be granted to her. These are therefore to oite and udmonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of said deceased to be and appear before me at -my offioe in Bp&rtanburg court house on or before May 23rd 1902, to show Cause, if any they have, why said administration should not be granted. J. J. Gentry, Judge of Probate. May. 8, 1902. Published in Spartanburg Journal and The Free Lance. MUM OATS Hay, Cotton Seed Meal and Hulls, We are headquarters for all of these substantial necessities. . Thompson & Dillard 69 Main Street. THE ARGYLE COR. MEETING AND HASELL CHARLESTON, S. C. Strictly modern and elegant in a 1 its appointments. Offers to its guests Every Comfort and Luxury, . 100 rooms steam heated with baths and electric lights. Rooms single or ensuite with private baths. J THE Argyle Hotel Co. FroprietorL'. I ) ^ V V > i I ? * BBQ i *T'!' /w I In Spar Greatest exhibition ?n the Carolinas. Sundays. Numerous sidt shows and ijpitati< of the Spartanburg BEE HIVE to see the M SHOW can easily eclipse them all. Why, we derwear, Hosiery, Millin ery, Corsets, Notions tion. Then, too, we hav > a heavy stock of 0 Umbrellas, Crockery in c irload lots. And wht WHOLESALE or RET A L. I don't let any as I. My goods come to pie often at half cosl turers willing to sell at (iscount to raise read our wholesale outlet en: bles to handle quaii chants never secure. W it-e Counterpanes or and $1 .50 kind. Finer grade Marseilles Spr Tiger Bran Bleaching Dress goods andvomestics. Fiinp black and all shades, Black Hi Blue Kergo. donble w from 10 cents per yard np Hitterfly Lawns at 2%o. best made, at 7%o. Bleaches at 3c ; bleaching at 4c, The Camels CAME TO-DAY. we mean the Camel brand White La\Ms and India \ 7 * Linens. We sell the 'A quality at . only 10c. All the cbesjflgrades, too, at 4c and 5c. . Our model MillinerjnrDepartment might remind you of Flowery Florida. Flowers of every description. Ladies' untrimmed Sail >rs, black or white, only 1 Oc and on u ) to the best. Children's Sailors, all si U>g. Ladies' Hats trimmed by M.ss IV inily, our expert Milliner. 1 I _ ; J r* 1 1 - ? Largest atocK t)f Hats In the state. Men's fufr crush hats, first quality 49c. All( grades boys and girls STRAW HA'&S and sailors and all fresh styles dirJf, from manufacturers, no middlelnin's profits. Ladies sailors 10c, bJj'3 straw hats 5c and a hats from 10c up. Bi^ L?cock clothing, all w< Boys suits from 49c su t to best makes ; boys FANS?All colors of the Rainbow for 1 ce Scoped in R < Sifters slightly dan aged at 2 l-2c. Mei Men's pants at 50c th it would cost you $1.50 working men at 25c. /All the better grades ii Men's colored madra i shirts, with or withou 13c; Ladies gauze v sts, bleached, 4c up. Toilet Soaps in to-day. "Sv we sell 3 for 10 cents. Chea cent a cake. Then, too, we have the trans] gon, Colgate's 8 sideq soap, 4 bars for 15c. Each of the following useful 1 yard Valencifnnos lace, 1 yard valenc tanlia/l 1 Q moi-M/J. . i. 1 ravuvu, 1U llll?lulDh) lUHCll DOX lllOU comb, 6 good writing pens, 1 box hair pins quire note paper; 2 spools thread, bottle ii velopes, 1 fine cdmb, 1 doll, 1 ball turkey 2 thimbles, 13 sjate pencils, box carpet t bier nails, 2 sticks blueing, 1 package nee< pair heel plates. Come quick, goods don't stay Ion; sale or retail we have the Che. J. D. * ' ; i I i y^T ^ 7 ^ SHOW tanburjj! Admittance free. Performance daily, except atis, but you will have to come through the doors ain exhibit, as COLLINS' BIG MAIN STREET can show more Shoes, Hats, Dress Goods, Unthan any other store in the whole Piedmont seclothing and Men's odd Pants, Trunks, Valises, ui it comes to prices I am the King Bee, whether merchant, whether North or South, sell as cheap t from railroad wrecks, shipwrecks and manufacly cash. Even on regular goods we underbuy, as tities and get jobbers' discounts that small merQuilts at 39c, 49c, 85c, and for 98c the $1.25 eads $1.68, POld Virginia Shoes for ladies, 98o. All grades, cheapest to the best. American Girl, button or lace, one of the best made for ladies. All grades Oxford and low-out \ summer shoes. Boys' Tennis Shoes, size 2 \ only, 25c. Ladies' Oxfords at 29o, 73o and 98c for the $1.50 kind, and very best grade v for $1.98. Men's fine shoes?all grades? prices begin at 75c; our better grades at \ 98c, $1.25, $1 75,. $1.98 and up, in Vicis and V \ Box calf, all warranted and solid ; rebate \. given when not satisfactory. Children's ?hoes from 10c up. Men's Plow Shoes at vA j 98c, single solid soles. 5C. k Granite Cloths, Mohairs and new weaves In Black and y Dress Goods in today. Whip cords in new weaves, ridth Wool Dress Goods, all colors and all Spring styles. Yard wide sheeting at 3%o. Barker Mills Bleaching, , 40 inch Scrim for^Curtuins at 3c. v"s / . \ 11 the better grades in men's and beys ^ne straw 3ol black serge or oassimere at $4.98 for men. knee pants 10c up, boys shirks 10c. nt. Ladies Fans all colors from Ic up. 'ailroad] Wreck. l's pants, nothing damaged except the price, anywhere else. Men's pants and overalls foi ii men's pants at 50c, 95c, 98c, $1.25 and up. it collars, only 25c. Men's gauze under shirts, reet. Violet," 3 in a box, big 5 cent seller, but per grades at 5c per box of 3, still cheaper one parent Gtycerine Soap. For laundry the OctaLarge sized laundry bars, 3 bars for 5 cents. I articles for only a Penny: iennes insertion, key chain with ring at ruing pins, paper adamantine pins, 1 coarse ?,24 envelopes 24 sheets good note paper, 1 nk, 1 spool button hole twist, 1 package eared thread, 1 handkerchief, 2 bails cotton acks, 1 box matting tacks, 1 box iron cobdies, 1 paper pins; hair pins, 200 matches, g at The Bee Hive, because wholeapest Store in The Sunny South. COLLINS.