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honw \r W. Le pt
ing the summer with Mr. W. D.
Park, is spendin.g a few day. with
his father in C :lumbia.
1:. V.is Le1mlon is returned
from Camp Knix, Ky.
Mrs. E. L. Rabb, of Cumbia, vs
ited her sister, 31: .Jennie Mul
ling, some time ago.
Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh and son
Albert, McIntosh, Misse Marie
Young, Jessie Lee and Anni Hum
phries and Helen Mackin attended
the B. Y. P. E. in Winnsboro Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Metcalf and family,
of Rocktorn, visited Mrs. J. T. Young
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Delleney and
little niece, Rebecca, motored to the
mountains of North Carolina last
Rev. Mr. Peyton, of Winnsboro,
visited several in the community on
The many friends -f Claude Lew
is' of Greenbrier, a-e glad that he
is steadily improving. We hope he
will be out again soon.
Mr. A. C. Goldsmith, of Green
brier, has been very sick for several
months, but was able to visit our
-community last week.
Mr. Wallace Caymond, of Colum
bia, and Miss Ard surprised many
friends Monday afternoon, when
they motored to Winnsboro and got
married They were accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. John Pleas.ant and
son. Rov Pleasant, also Mr. Friar.
Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Robinson, of
Union. visited her father Mr. W. F.
Mr Maxey Younz snent the week
-enA inChoster visiting friends and
Mr. .John McQueen has returned
-after spending his vacation at Ma
con. (Ia., Charleston and other
Misses Emma Mae Young and
brothers. Andrew and Floyd Young.
and Mary Wood attended a picnic
vt the river near the old brick church
Messrs. Jim Humnhries and Ma
riss Tris. -of Groenbrier. went Ish
Ir- recenty at Cedar creek.
Mr. W. F. Lroom h .s etrned
home~ prer traveling two weeks.
'uos+ of the country youn~ a
wvill have aotomobiles when ther
vrow un. while the city fiII nr"
1.,icking about the high cost of hann
in~g tostrans in street cars.
The home town knockers are not
often seen fixing up their own places
and making them look just as at
tractive as possible.
The country boy does not always
talk as fast as his city cousins, but
he can tell things that he has (lone
rather than what he is going to do.
There aren't any more laborers
on construction jobs, as they are all
taking courses teaching them to be
Although e-:eryone is suspicious of
e. rnoration men, it is not wise to
insist that everyone who runs for
office shall have failed in business.
Equal pay is demanded for women
teachers in spite of the fact that they
can't coach the ball team.
Contrary to grand-mother's ideas
a boy can't learn to swim merely by
taking a course in a corresp)ondenlce
Some of the gmiht new.spayer fel
~4ows that used to draw the cartoons
of the farmer's wvhiskers, are now
tryin.g to earn their bread and butter
.w-iting t-ohmns of farm hints.
Summer is the time for family re
unions, and, many people get along
very nicely with their relatives if
they meet them only once a year.
The popular idea of getting back
to natuire, entertained by some of
our 'women friends, is having a pink
tea in 'ttiff -city clothes on the sum
mer cottage porch.
This is the period when people will
pay $30 a week and up for the privi
lege of being about half as comfort
able in a summer hotel as they would
be at home.
Mother usually spends the summer
vacation at some poorly equipped
cottage, working harder than she
dioes at home,
It is wonderful how the peopleC ral
ly to meetings held to promote some
good cause when you anniounce that
;,-e ,.ream and cake will be ser-ed.
Tinel-eces of Long A.qo Were
Mastc7pieces of Art.
Mary Queen of Scots Had a Cclection
of Watches of Peculiar and
The fra;:ie watch of dainty pattern
and design which toiay is a favorite
aiIILZI WOinell is M striking colntra-t
to soii! of the wat hes w\hii were fa
mius centilries ago.
Many of these were of enormous
size and of the mio st ornate design, re
marks a writer inl the Dearborn In
Mary Queen of Scots was the pos
sessor of a death's iead! watch which
was of silver gilt and most elaborate
ly ornamented. The forehead of tle
skull bore the sytibols of death. tile
scythe and hiurghiss placed beti weeni
a palace anid a cit ige to show the im
partiality of the .trim destroyer. At
the bark of the skull was Time. de
stroyim;" all thin-.s, '1nd ait thet top of
the head, scenes of the Grden of Edlen
and the crucifixion. The wa:itcl was
opened by reversing the, skul. llac
ing the upper part of it inl tle hioillow
of the hainl and liftintig the jaw by
the hinge, this hart ieing enricbed buv
engraved representations of the holy
trinity. angels amd shehilierds with
their flocks. The works of the watch
forimed the brains of the skull and
were within a silver envelope which
acted as a musically-toned hell. while
the dial plate was in the place of the
palate. The curious work of art was
made at Blois and, at her death, was
bequeathed by Mary Queen of Scots
to her maid of honor Mary Seton, in
1587. It afterward came into the
possession of Sir John Dick Lander.
Another skull watch which once be
lon::ed to Mary Queen of Scots by its
inscription and date. 1500, shows
that Francis II of Franie presented
it to his young wife nany years he
fore watches were suppoe-d to have
been brought t-. England froim Ger
Queen Mary was evidently a collect
or (if watches of unique desi-:n. She
is said to have possessed one ini a
case of crystal, shaped like a coffin.
and another tmade at tiueii. in which
a thread of catgut supplied the place
of a chain.
Some of the early watches were so
small as to be set in the head of
walking sticks, the clasp of bracelets,
or in pendants, and there is a record
of a striking watch which was
mounted In a ring, in the year 1542.
At the Strawberry Hill sale Queen
Victoria purchased a little cloek of
brass-gilt, which had been presented
to Anne Boleyn by leinry VIII, upon
their marriaze in 1.32. It is richly
chasel and en-raved and is still at
The clock placed In one oof the tow
ers at the palaice at Iliimptont court
in 1.1 is saidl to bie the oldiest Eng
ish-nmade clo ck ext ant. When in ac
tin it shows the tiiotions of several
of the planets. The dial and several
of 11h. wheels attached to the back of
the dial still rematiin.
Carrier Pigeon's Swift Flight.
A carrier pigeoin, the record of
which has been used for thle piurpose
of compardrisoin wIth the t per formiane
of mai~n ia the 221 -yarid citrse, was
the propeirty of A. E. I Inrmnan. The
race tuok place at Washiingtotn, where
this sport is very frequently indiulged
In. The record of thiis part icul ar 11light
is pireserve'd in the records ini the .Vu
scum of Natural History, and was tak
en from the Washington Statr of Sep
tender 17. 100)1. According to the
beer authorities available, the record
iade by Mr. Harmian's pigeon has
never been equaled, although it wvas
established alnost two deicades ago.
On, this occasion the race was he
w:en abiout 21) birdls. Ti hi piitin of
Mr. hiarmian camne ini first, aid his best
time was 1,782 yards for the fir-st ma
te o iight. which moans 7 S::->t'
secondiis for 220 yardls.
So, of the four ohhiial recoirds it
will be notedl that wh ie ai rttnnter has
nmiie his 220 yairids ini 2' 4-5sec ls.
the carrier pigeon is ahiiunst three
times as fast.
The Army of the Didre1h
The' internaitiional hihiir biiraui at
Geneva las prepari 1St: 1le s shoii
lie nonbater of men isabhleii 'i::rit.g thue
ri-t A ar. France leaids the list with
1.500.0i; soldiers cripple id ir othe ir
vse permanenitly itjured:I Germanty
runs a (liose secimal with 1.4)o.0 . Al
lintg for the smaller pouition oif
Francie. this means that Frenih inidus
try must~t support a headvier b urdeni of
the inicapaicitate'd than G ernmin. Grteat
Brit atin contrib utes 1,17h).000 to the
armiy of disabiled: Taly, 57 I. m0; lie
Uitted States. 200).000: Czechoi-Sirva
ka, 175.tM); JIugo-SlavIa, 1tIlME: ll
land, 150,0(00; Caniadla; 8(,000 Riot
maia,. 84,000; Belgium, 40,000). E
cept for Germany andi( parts of the old
Austria-Hutngary which tire now allied
states. the statistics of former enemay
countries are hacklig. Russia dIsabil
ity statistics are also wanting. But
even without these the army of the
disaldel reaches thle impressive and
terrible total of more than 5.500,000.
From the Idependlent (N. Y.).
Victim of Sympathy.
"Why are yiou so frequenitly diseon
"I dunn"." replied F'armier Coirnto+
sel: "tabb. bioont be if all the
poI'dtica t mot Ihi't seemf to thitik
It wa-e a g:rt of their reirdar busines
to sympathize with me about some
N)T!(CE TO CREDITORl S OF AiP
l'LI1CAiTION FOR DISCHURGE*-.
In the matter of S. i
N B-20~> in D aikiuptcy.
To the creditors of the above namlv!
Take notice that on July 25, 1921.
the above named bankrupt filed his
petitan in said Court pray~ng tnat
he may be decreed by the Court to
have a full discharge from all debts
provable against his estate, except
such debts as are excepted by law
from such discharge, and a hearing
was thereupon ordered and will bie
had upon said petition on August
29, 1921, before said Court, at Green
ville, in said District, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon, at which time and
place all known creditors and other
persons in interest may appear and
show cause, if any they have, why
the prayer of said petition should
not be granted.
D. C. DURHAM, Clerk.
Dated at Greenville, S. C., Jul. 29,
Hot Weather Diseases.
Disorders of the bowels are ex
tremely dangerous, particularly dur
ing the hot weather of the summer
months, and in order to protect
yourself and family against sudden
attack, get a bottle of Chamber
lain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy.
It can be depended upon. Many
have testified to its excellence.
i-era is the U. S.
with a 1cag-es:abish
cf service among m
have an eye to valuE
to price. While celling
the oth:r tires in the
line, the Usco has ea
tation for quality and
economy which is n
by any tire in its c!at
are Good T
U.S. USCO T
U. S. CHAIN TI
U. S. NOBBY l
U. S. R OYA L
U.S. RED & GRE'
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use fabric tires.
strong and insis
Why, then, a
bargains of unce
reS Sooner or Lst<
(EAD ways seeks out
R EA D no other reason.'
'READ opinion in favor
CORD Tires has spreac
~TUBES than it ever did.
Ald Motor Co.
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ess is Dull==
ra the ma
s of Fab:
i rnerchandising People ha
>nundrum is the the U. S. po
on. by it. And p
>f all car owners It's apolic
ard for all 1
for quality is as fabrc or c
tent as any on large.
re they offered fresh, 1i7e
e stocks of "dis- no0w. Bein,
lots,""seccnds. A11 the c
other so-called and servic<
rtain origin? you buy a2
r the pbic 'a1- "Usco,"
quality. As a Three diffe:
otection-if for Built by
he out-and-out sam-e polic
of U. S. Fabric ide als tha1
.more this year Royal Cord
uire of tire '
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A delicious PeppermIt
flavored sugar Jacket around
ermint flavored cbewing gam
aid Your appetite and diges.
your teeth and moisten
ye gotten very close to
icy. Felt it. Benefited
assed the word along.
:ysettled to onestand
3. S. Tires. Whether
:ords. Small sizes or
>the fabric tire user
tires. Being made
riginal U. S. vitality
3. S. Fabric Tire.
the same brains, the
y, the same quality
:have made U. S.
s the standard meas