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f do 1 take Cardui"? writes Mrs.
■Am II ■■ * Jelemma Mullins of Odessa, W.
* Va. "Because, after suffering
■ ■III for several years with female
, trouble, and trying different doc
tors and medicines without obtaining relief. I at last
found, in Wine of Cardui, a golden medicine for all my
ill?, and can recommend it above all others for female
Cardui furnishes safe relief for backache, headache,
periodical pains, irregular, painful or unhealthy cata
menial flow, and all ailments from which sjck women
suffer. A perfect tonic for delicate women. A pure
vegetable medicine for girls and women who are subject
to the complaints peculiar to their sex. Has benefited
over a million who used to suffer as you do.
At every drug store, in SI.OO bottles.
I WINE PADnill
•lid .(will Mid you Irn AJvi. • ■ ■ ■ ■■ ■
agsHsgra of VnllUUl
Let J. T. FISHEL,
Sell your TOBACCO and he will make
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For You at the *
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We have led in Prices since the opening sale,
and by hard work on our floors will continue to do
so. Come and see us day or night, always open and
ready to work for your interest and see that you get
a good price for every pound of your tobacco.
Yours truly, /
Gurganus & Fishel
Will Cost You Only
Let Me Sell You One
Abo am Agent for Gasolene or Steam
Engines to Mtch
Gasolene Engines, $l5O
Steam Engines Mounted $235
Soliciting your orders, I am respectfully,
J. PAUL SIMPSON,
Wilttamstoii, If. C.
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Take Your Clotting To Octavius Price
When you want them cleaned or pressed Ladies
Skirts cleaned and pressed at a reasonable price.
" . Wor* Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction. :
. Roanoke Pressing Club in Mobley Building
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WHLIAMSTON, N. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1907
Ctaua Folk Hard Worker*.
The amount of physical work done
by the performers of the circus la
These people make
the can of their bodies their religion,
and will do nothing that mili
tates aMnst their strength or their
hMlth. then the performers rise In
the morasg they hurry to the cook
tent for Then they must
get Into tlgr trappings for the parade,
failure to Report at 10:30 Involving *
line of $5. If the big tent Is up early
the chancnare that the arena will be
filled wltl'; performers practicing for
ao hour I* "ore the parade. After the
street dlsilky the performers have
their dlnnei, ant than they must dress
for the gratii entree, from which none
la excused, Only a very few of the
circus folk icape with a single act
Nearly all oijthem do two and moat of
thMk'4tor«* lots, (or each of which
they must «Vugw their costume. A
woman perfumer often works In a
gymnastic acion the ground, another
In the air, riles In a uienage act or
two and In tb» flat races at the cud of
the performance. In addition she will
very probably "do a turn" In a con
cart after the 1 show, and she must
change her coMUtnc for each appear
ance.— Everybody's Magazine.
A Trick That Won. >
"Once, wbeu "Voiik John' Weutworth
was mayor of Chicago," sold an old
time resldeut of that city, "a bot cam
paign was la The rough ele
ment was showing aliens of turbulence,
and 'Long John' knew that the police
force was totally unable to cope with
it If there should be a riot. There
wasn't much of *ny |>ollce force lu
those days. The fvw officers that there
were didn't have nny uniform outside
of a plug bat. On the front of this
waa a semicircle of tin with the uian'a
number on It. There wtm no money to
pay for additional officers, so 'l.ong
John' bethought himself of a bright
scheme He bail a figure *o' udtled to
the number on evert one of those hats.
On electlou day the different members
of the force were stationed conspicu
ously where the trou >le waa most like
ly to break out. Tb' roughs saw the
numbers, "250,' "290,' '3Bo' etc., where
the}' had before seen unl) *2B,' "JO* and
*3o.' The word weut around that 'tang
John' had added several hundred men
to the police force, and the tough crowd
wor* ao Intimidated that they Mvar
dared to do a thing."
Stomach troubles. Heart and Kid
ney ailments, can !>e quickly cor
rected with a prescription known to
druggist everywhere as Dr.Shoop's
Restorativ.e The prompt and
surprising relief' wh-rh this remedy
immediately brings is entirely due
to its Restorative action upon the
controlling nerves of the Stomach,
etc. A weak Stomach, causing dy
spepsia, a weak Heart with palpi
tation or intermittent pulse always
means weak Stomach nerves or
these inside or nerves
with Dr. Shoop's Restoratve and
see how quickly these'ailments dis
appear. Dr. Shoop of Racine, Wis.
will mail samples free. Write for
them. A test will tell. Your health
is certainly worth this simple
trial.* Sold by S. R. Biggs
It has been computed by a leading
authority that one In every ten pic
tures In the National gallery Is a for
gery. Near Parla Is a factory where
these replicas are turned out In large
numbers, mostly for the benefit of tour
ists. They are sold chiefly In back
atreets In Italian towns, where the vis
ltors have the satisfaction of "discov
ering" them. Home artists have a per
verted genius for copying other men's
work, and so successful are they that
frequently even the painters of the
originals cannot swear that the faked
pictures arc not their own handiwork.
It has now been estubllshed that a cer
tain picture which I .and seer on tieing
consulted believed to be his own la
really a forgery —Stray Stories.
Cures Blood. Skin Diseases, Cancer.
Qreateat Blood Purifier Free.
If your blood is impure, thin, diseased
hot or full of humors, if you have blood
poison, cancer, carbuncles, eating sores,
scrofula, eczema, itching, risings »nd
bumps, scabby, pimply skin, bone pains,
catarrh, rheumatism, or any blood or
skin disease, take Botanic Blood Balm
(B. B. B.) Soon all sores heal, aches
and pains stop and the blood is made
pure and rich. Druggists or by express
fi ou per large bottle. Sample free by
writing Blood Balm Co., Atlanta, Ga.
B. B. B. is especially advised for chrouic
deep-seated cases, sa it cure* after all
BARBER SHOP 1
J. H. HYMAN, Mgr.
First Class Shop
Everything Clean and in Order
We are running a pressing club in
connection with our barber shop
and have an experienced presser
and cleaner in charge,
Oive us Your Work
Til Niv Pin FMJ ill Drug Law
We are pleased to announce that
Foley's Honey anil Tar for coug 1 s,
colds and lung troubles is not . f.
fected by the National Pure Fo (!
and Drug law as it contains i «»
opiates or other harmful drugs, and
we recommend it a safe remedy
toffchildren and adults, fJ. C.
Chase; S. R. Biggs.
The Stout Woman—l'm not going to
let iny son run th«> elevator any more.
Custodian of Building- Why not?
Stout Woman—l heard n man nay
yenterday that that elevator weighed
2.500 pounds, and *he't too young a
boy to be lifting that nil day,—Syra
Occasional hcadadje, belching
bad taste in the mouth, luck of ap
petite and flight nervousness are
symptoms of indigestion which,
when allowed to go uncared for
will develop into a case of dyspep
sia that will take a long time to
get rid of. Don't neglect your
stomach. At the frst indication
of treble take something that will
help it along in its work of digest
ing the food you cat. Kodol For
lndigeston and Dyspepsia will do
this. Kodol will nwike your food
do you good and will, enable you
to enjoy what you oat. .So d by
S. R. Biggs.
The Peking Guaette ti the oldest pe
riodical In the world, and It* circula
tion Is estimated to lie over 100.000
copies. This pitpor In the city of Han
ton alone has ten publishers, who In
turn employ about t"n distributers,
thus making about l(H distributers In
the city and suburbs alone.
Attack ot Dlirrkon Cured b| One Dose
ot Chamberlain's Colic. Colen and
l was so weak fro in an attack of
diarrhoea that I could scarcely at
tend to niy duties, when I took a
dose of Chamberlain's Colic Choi
era and Diarrhoea 'Remedy it
cured me e.itirely aivl 1 had been
taking other medicine for nine
di»y» » ithout relief. I heartily rec
ommend this remedy as being the
best to my knowledge for bowel
complaints.—R. G, Mewart of the
firm of Stewart & llro., Greenvi.le,
Ala. For sale by S. R Biggs
New York 4jily banket* are tbe innst
auspicious men In'tin w rid. Persons
who have dealt with bunks In oflier
cities are made extreiurl> uncomforta
ble when they are made to realize that
the.v are looked on as dishonest and as
trying to take some unf.ilr advantage.
—New York Herald.
How ro Avoid Appendicitis
M*st victims of appendicitis are
those who are habitually constipa
ted, Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup
cures chronic constipation by slim
ulaling the liver and bowels,, and
restores the tiatui ll action of the
bowels Orino Lu\.iti\e Fruit Syrup
does not nauseate or gripe aiuH is
mild and pleasant to take. Refuse
substitutes. C C. Chase; S. R.
Broadly speaking, the essential dif
ference lietween merchant ships and
warships Is that tlj- former are de
signed to carry their loads or principal
portions theeof low down In the hold,
whereas warships h»ve to earry their
heavy burdens of nrtiHjr and armament
high up on their side*
This is an ailment for which
Chamberlain's Pain Balm has pro
ven especially valuable. In a'most
eviry instance it affords prompt
and permanent relief. Mr. I.ttke
LaGrange of Orange, Mich., says of
it; "After using a plaster and other
remedies for three weeks for a bad
lame back, I pu'cha-'ed a bottle of
Chamberlain's Pain Bairn, and two
applications effected a cure. ' For
sale by S. R. Biggs.
The following Is a remedy for oily
ikln: Liquid refined honey, one ounce;
alcohol, two ounces; cucumber emul
sion. one ounce: elder flower water,
four ounces; strained Juice of two lem
ons. The mixture should lie used night
and morning and applied with a soft
rag or sponge. H
Had Titter for Thlrtf Years
I have suffered with te ter for
thirty years and have tried almost
'countless remedies with little, if
any, relief. Three boxes of C ham
berlain's Salve cured me. It was
a torture. It breaks out a little
sometime, but nothing' 16' what it
used to do.—D. H. Beach, Midland
City, Ala. Chamberlain's Salve is
for sale by S. R. Biggs t
"How do you know (te hasn't any
aenst of humor V
"Because he hasn't any sense of any
kind."—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
DeWitt's Little Early Risers are
good for anyone who needs a pill.
They are small, safe, sure, little
pills that do not gripe or sicken.
Sold by S R. Biggs.
WHICH DID .IT?
When they were building the Colo
rado Midland railway Bmoke Rus
sell was proprietor of the "saloon and,
hotel" that hung over the edge of a
rock close to Windy Polttt; Bomemllea
west of I^advllle.
Smoke's shanty was the rendezvous
for the contractors, bonnes and work
men, especially on Saturday nights.
Wages were high, but hands were
scarce, and there was bad blood
among the contractors on account of
some alleged sharp practice on the
part of those toward I/cadvllle, who
were accused of cutting off the men
contracted for farther up the moun
tain. This was particularly the case
with Donovan and O'Malley, who had
adjoining contracts for blasting a
roadbed out of tho solid rock on the
side of old Sugar Loaf'. (I'Malley, who'
had the upper section, accused Dono
van of stealing hoboes Intended for
him. Donovan denied the charge and
coupled the deulal with some strong
reflections on O'Mailey's personnl
character, antecedents and general
characteristics. The result was tho
usual feud, with dire threats on the
part of each principal to exterminate
the other at the first ginnt opportunity.
The opportunity came sooner than
either expected or wished, for they
were lioth cowards when. It came to a
sure enough tight. Both men were
peaceable enough when sober, but
there was no telling what they would
do when druuk If they should chance
to meet. That very thing happened
one Saturday night. Donovan bad
come down -to Russell's dive for his
usual recreation aud commenced tilling
his tank early In the evening, so that
by 10 o'clock he was pretty drunk. ,
The boys got him started ou O'Mal
ley and egged hlui on nutil he was
red headed. He kept ou getting mad
der and drunker, threatening his en
emy with all kinds of sudden deaths
If It were ever his good luck to run
the coward Into a corner where he
would have to stand and tight, .lust at
this Juncture the door opened and In
walkisl O'Malley, catching Donovan's
last words. The boys were pretty bad
ly frightened and tried to Joke about
the matter and laugh It over, but Dou
ovan was drunk and O'Malley was
mad, aud there was trouble In the
camp. The latter seemed to pay no
attention to his drunken foe, but
walked up to the bar and called for bis
poison. Several of the crowd Joined
hltn, and the drinks began to go down
In a rapid and reassuring manner.
Everybody seemed satisfied but Russell,
who kept a watchful eye on the crowd
and stood close to the end of the liar
by the lamp, so that he could douse
the liglil In case of trouble.
After a bit O'Malley turucd suddenly,
facing Donovan, and licgan In a most
offensive and aggravating manner:
"How are you, Mlsther Donovan?"
"Bad luck to you!" roared the other.
"What the devil do you mean byatalk-
Ing to me?"
"Oh—ohl That's It, Is It, you low
down, lying thief of a dago'/ Stand up
and take your medicine!"
Donovan sprang to his feet and be
fore his friends could Interfere had his
gun out and let drive for O'Malley, who
was scarce an Instant behind him, for
the two shots Hounded like one.
Almost before the first shot sounded
Smoke Russell bad put out the light,
ahi I there was a general scramble of
nouconihatants to get out of the lino
of Are. The two maddened contractors
kept on firing until each had let off
the five rounds In Ills gun. After a
dead silence of about live minutes
lUissell crawled out of the bombpriS)f
under the counter and relit the lamp.
As soon as Donovan tuid jlred Ills
last shot he rushed out of the shanty
to get his horse. He was Still pretty
drunk, but mounted with the assist
ance of the greaser stable Isiy and
started down tbe mountain for I.ead
vlllo. The greaser tried to tell him
something, but Donovan was bio ex
cited to listen, lie only muttered In a
"Holy saints! Five shots in poor
O'Malley and every la'st olid- of 'em
through the heart!"
He took the long trail around tbe
mountain and had considerable troii
ble In finding the tem|iorary bridge
•cross the Arkansas river. So that It
was Just breaking day when he pulled
up In front of the sheriff's house in
I.eadvllle and gave himself up.
A couple of hours later O'Malley ap
peared before the sheriff's house
O'Malley shouted several times, un
til finally an upper window wus raised
and a bnsby head stuck out of It.
"Hello, O'Malley!" cried the sheriff,
with considerable astonishment.
"Where did you come from?"
"I've conle down from Smoke Rus
sell's to give myself up for shooting
"Oh. you shot Donovan, did you?
Now, that beats me ail holler. Say,
did you hurt him much, do you
"Hurt 'lin!" exclaimed O'Malley In
dignantly. "Does It Jiurt a man to
have five bullets in his heart, do y'oiT
"I reckon it do, Mr. O'Malley. Now,
what do you want me to do?"
"I want you to take me to Jail for
"Now. I'll tell you what. Mr. O'Mal
ley, you Just go round to the falabooae
jrourself. Y'ou'll find Donovan there.
He got here aliout two hours ago and
gave himself up for killing you. Just
go 1 around there and settle among
yourselves which of you Is dead, and
I'll come around later and arrest the
other one." ■ „
O'Malley went to the Jail, where
he found Donovan. What transpired
there was never known up the moun
tain, but that the two men afterward
were close friends and finally became
partners was a fact no ono cares to
dispute.—Cincinnati Commercial Trlb
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ALL HAIL PE-RU-NA.
... A Cast of
Mlas Mary O'Brien, 11(16 Myrtle
Ave., Brooklyn, N. V., writes: ■
•'Peruna cured me In five weeka
of catarrh of the stomach, after
suffering for four years ami doctor
ing without effect. In common with
other grateful ones who have been
benefited by your discovery, 1 say,
All hall to Peruna." 4
Mr. 11..1. llenneinau, Oakland, Neb.,
"1 waited before wrltlbg to you about
my sickness, catarrh of the stomach,
which 1 had over n year ago.
"There were people who told me It
would not slay cured, but I am sure
that I ain cured, for 1 do not feel any
more ill effects, have a good appetite and
am getting fat. ;
•'So 1 am, and will say to all, 1 ain
cured for good.
"1 thank you for your kindness.
••Peruna will be our house medicine
Catarrh of the stomach Is also known
In common parlance as dyspepsia, gas
tritis and Indigestion. No medicine will
i lie of any permanent benefit except It
removes the catarrhal condition.
Mlsg Irene Hmltli, 10 Minnesota Ave.,
i Handle Highlands, Washington, I).
i - "lVruna cured me of catarrh of the
; head and stomach and nervous debility
i" from which I suffered for two years."
Pigs as Jewelers.
The bracelet w as apparently of Ivory
I — ii tiny tusk thill by Koine freak of nu
■ tine bad grown Into a circle.
) "Hut, no," said the dealer; "tln.i Is no
freak. Il Is a deslguinl thing. It Is
, one of those bracelets that llie pigs of
t the New Hebrides are made to grow.
"Yen, ill the New Hebrides -they
make their pigs ihelr Jewelers. They
do this simply, by removing, the unl
- ma Is* upper canine teeth. Then the
lower ones, having nothing to grind
■ grow Into a spiral. These
i spirals as soon as they are complete
are removed with a plnclicrlikc Instru
ment and are worn upon the wrist,
i •Sometimes a pig's tooth will grow
i Into a perfect circle that Is. the point
• curves round and grows directly into
the root. Such a bracelet us that la
1 highly prized 111 fad, It Is worth twen
, ty of the ordinary spiral ones."—l.os
' Angeles Times.
! / KENTUCKY \
I \ for Gentlemen /
\who cherish /
0 u.,llty. 7
For sale l>y J. W. Watts & Co.
FOR CSrSf 6
AND ALL THROVT AND UING TROUBLES.
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| Weak Kidneys
Wuak Kidney*. gurely point to woak kldnay
Nerves. The Kidnuy*. like thf. Heart, and tne
Btomach, find their weakn«'lW. not In the organ
lUelf, but in the nervim that control and guldo
and STRENGTHEN them. DR Hhoop'S Restorative is
ft medlrtne FICIA 11 y preirtir«d to reach these
control line nerves. To airwtor the Kidney* alone,
Is futile. It is a waste ol time, and ol money at
If your back aches or is weak, If the urine
tcalds, or is dark and strong. if you have symptoms
( of Bright# or other distressing or dangerous kid
ney diseaae, try Dr. Hhoop's Restorative a month—
Tablets or Liquid— and what it can AND will
DO for you. l)ruggist recommeud and sell
LL S. R. BIGGS.
Your money back.—Judiciont advertis
ing i» the kind that pay* back to yon
the money yon invest. Space in thia
paper assures you prompt ratnraa . .
WHOLE NO. 395
tIUGH B. YORK,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office: Chase's Drug Store.
OFKICK Houna: 8 to to A. MIJ 7 to 9 p. u.
Williamston, N. C.
Office Phone No. 53
Night Phone No. 63
DR. J. A. WHITK.
OKHICK-M.UN STRUCT ,
I will be in Plymouth the firat week la
W. 11. Warren. J. S. Rhodes
DHvS. WARREN & RHODES.
Bioos* DRUO STORK
'Phone No. 2g
BURROUS A. CRITCHKR,
ATTORNKY AT LAW '
Office: Wheeler Martin's office.
WILUAMSTON, N. C.
S. AT WOOD NEWELL,
Office formerly occupied by J. I). Biggs.
I'hone No. 77.
WILUAMSTON, N C.
wherever services are d est re a
Hitentiuu given to examining and mak
ug title for purchasers of timber and timber
Special attention will I* given to real estate
exchstigeH. If you wish to buy or sell land!
can hrlpyou- rim PHONI4/
I'. I). WINSTON S. J. BVKRKTT
WINSTON & EVERETT
WII.UAMSTON, N. C.
Money to loan.
A. R. DUNNING
ROBKRSONVII.I.R, N. C.
O. C. MOORING, Proprietor
ROHHRSONVIM.K, N. C.
Rates $2.00 per day
Special Rates By the Week
A Kirst-Closs Hotel in Every Partic
ular. The traveling public will find it
a most convenient place to stop.
RUNNING KOR AN ENGINE
is a pretty ]>oor way of protecting your
self from los;i by fire. , The only sane
method of avoiding loss is to
PROCURE EIRE INSURANCE
We represent the best, soundest and
fairest companies in the country. L»t
us write you a policy to-day. The coat
I is but little, the protection great. An
ounce of foresight is worth a ton of re-
K ret - «
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Williamston Telephone Co.
S. ATWOOI) NEWELL, MANAGKR.
Office over Bank of Martin County.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C. '
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