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AN ImStf SUPERSTITION.
rwdmnen Don't Like to Meet Women
When Starting For Work,
Stperstitions as to Its being most
umiueky to meet a woman when set
*Jag out to fish or upon any journey by
ioe-a are not uncommon. From a head
Laud an the Donegal coast the writer
yvoae one day anxiously watching a
monlt smack beating across the bay
aigarnut a heavy sea and stiff breese
-wal had suddenly sprung up. After
za long and hard fight for it the little
o-ralt made the pier in safety, and up
.ou .5(ndolences being offered the skip
yiper er his recent hardships he said:
-'Sure, what better luck could I have?
3Dk'1t I met a redheaded woman in
:SUge tis morning the moment I left
vny 1Udglug to walk down to the boat!"
a thls case the color of the woman's
mair -a'I the fact of her bing the first
e,wrson maet with after the man left
5:6 'hiense seemed to 15c the determin
tiug fituirs In the day's luck. But*ln
vcther Ifaces the objection to sueh,an
ernwounter embraces hair of all shades
;.ind any hour of the day, It being am
uly sufent to bring the IlI luck that
:any womau should pass you by just
:is .you -are walking down to tihe boat.
.$Only a ,Yew weeks ago the writer visit
'd .a sm'il fishing village on the Gal
-way -kgt and Just before getting on
ie scar 'to return home was chatting
ito -he limidlady of the little inn. A
-strapplag young fisherman who was
wal'kag down the road toward the
imarb suddenly stopped, climbed over
-te fence and made his way to his
rk*sit *cross the fields. The writer ob
oreA to his hostess that the young
firow must have mistaken him for a
Vrocess server with a writ for him.
14ive laughed rather derisively and said:
"it's not you at al., sir, he's afraid of,
41Lt me. He's just going fishing and
twould not pass me by if you gave him
4he fill of le hat of -gold."-London
f. He Always Remembered.
' A smile lurked at the cornets of Mrs.
%oibard's mouth as she listened to
the plaint of the school friend whom
she had not seen for more than ten
,ears. "I'm afraid, dear," she said,
"you'll have to reconstruct some of
yogr plans. You see, I married a for
getft: man too."
"Why, you told me 4ot ten minutes
go that ydur husband had never yet
forgotten your birthday or your wed
Qing anniversary," cried her friend,
'"and you told me you'd been married
nearly eleven years! That's ever since
the year after father took us all
"Yes," saId Mrs. Lombard demurely,
"t have. That'a a long time, Isn't it?
But. you see, one thing was in my fa
N'or-I was born on the Fourth of
July. Mr. Lombard couldn't very well
prget the national holiday. And a.
soon as I'd found ont how forgetful he
was I deckled to be married on an
"I suppose as you were abroad you
ZlIdn't realize that the date of ny wed
ding was unusual-people aren't often
married on the 22d of February, I
tlhk. But, you see, by a little ju
dic~ous planning I've been saved the
necessity -of reminding him about our
eThe:Do Jones back lawn was a lawni
3n .name ..only. It was really an arid
Aesertadd, so 'to speak-and in dry
~weathev -It was always as dusty as a
jnotor track. Tlo the astonishment of
fairs. De S.mythe, wvho lived next door,
she 0one day saw ber devoted husband
turing the gitrdes baoso upon the Da
-"Weli, I neverl" she exelimed. "1'm
surne I wouldn't trouble to lay the dust
"tn the Do Jones' back yard. .John. es
peally as they are such a hateful lot
of gossips. 8ttbtar~Ika you'll get for.
your. trouable anyway."
-Riubby turned to his better halt with
1 saio which told of mixed pleasure
"That's all right, my dear. Their
'darling little IFklo was washled pno*
white this mornipg. Now he's out
there roiling about like a herr~e and
~bbing th~e mud well into his. fleecy
ebmat. rTrust your bms~uehap my..sweet,
for feat unaduitcrated 'tbou htful
A Patal Letter.
A1 year had pass~ed -since they faced
the parsoni together, and upon his re
turn home one night he found his wife.
"What are you crying about?" heo
"I've Jjjust been r-reading the i-letter
in which you p-pr'oposed," she sobbed.
*"Well, I don't blame you," he rejoin.
'ed. "Eivery time 1 think of tihat letter
anyself I feel like swearing."
Britain's Debt to Franos.
SOne of the chief debts .to France is
$that. she nourishea~ our ideas, tranms
forms them, makes toqm. her own, just
ais she transqplanted and tt'ansinute
the flower of thaogreniaissance ipD n
earlier day. With ill ai' ngiaa',ap
ity Wye nlever d~sisite <dhdparentag*.
It Is only teritor-y anmd diplomatic pros
tige 'and Sommnerce . Aout ywhih We
V *ltarrel with dul' "s*eet enemy"..
Hladsum-I want a good revolvor
Dealer-A six shooter~i Hladsumi-ot
ter make it a nine shooter, It's fer a
~~ ~ .cat next door.-Ally Sl1~
Their Safe has been tr ied and found I
This Bank has Burglar Insurance, Fir
lose your money.
Liberal Interest allowed on Time ID
you up sa-tisfactorily,
H. C. SIIRLEY, Cashier.
Stories of the Greatest Practical Joker
of His Day.
Of the list of geniuses the name of
Theodore Hook Is near the top. &t
sixteen lie was making a big Inedme
nnd enjoying great' popularity. His
name was blazoned in the papers as a
prodigy, his portraits we in the shop
windows, and he had fret dmisslon to
ill theaters and other places of amuse.
ment. For years he was a social and
literary lion. His last words were:
"It Is only to the grave that I must be
rarried. It my poor children were
;afe I would not care. I am suffering
nder a constant depression of spirits
which no one who. sees me In society
Hook's practical jokes wbre the talk
)f the day. YiA fatimates egged him
)n continually, an4 there was nothing
ie would stop at. One day they point
id ont to him as an appropriate speel.
men for his inusoum a gilded eagle of
mormous dimensions which bad just
been erected over a grocer's shop. .4
Few weekh afterward while entertain
ng his coterie at dlnnei at one of the
)ld taverns he ordered the "game" to
)e served. To the astonishment of the
nTests the waiter entered the room
itaggering under the burdep of a oiap
f . :udusual size. a uncov'erIng it
here was produced the identical eagle
which Hook as a praetteat joke had
!ontrived to carry off. Merely for thin
sort of fun Hook used to pull of
nockers and bell handles. carry away
tradesmen's signs. overturn the boxes
)f sleeping janitors and do other devil
:nont until he had a roomful of house
iold attachments and street orna
One night Hook was passing a great
iouse where there was a reception of
the swellest of the swells. Dinner had
lust been announced. He said to the
riend accompanying him: "John. I'm
;oing in here to spend the ovening. Call
ror me at 11 o'clock." The friend was
horrified. Sijd he in protest. "You do
not know these grand people. and you
are not an lnvft*$ guest." "That's ail
right. Call for me at )1." Knocking
at the door, he gve his hat confident
ly to the lackoy and was ushered up
stairs. Entering the drawing room. he
Rffected at first to have discoverod1 his
mistake and poured such sallies of wit
that the host and1 hostess actually
pressed him to stay foC dinner.
At 11 o'clock, when his friend called,
not knowing whether he wouk. find
Hook at the reception -.o'r in tho loelie
rip, he was mo~re $hn pstounded, oal
The. Answer Was Easy.
With hisses andl groans an audience
greeted the - -tent scene of, a new
drama. All hope of success for the
play waa atan ond.
"'Its very hard to tell what the pub
lec ts m utured the heart broker
"it's easy enough to tell :what the
public wants in this case," said the
manager grimly. "It~wants Ita .monl02
Northrni Nekw Zealand.
In the inortherni pari; of New Zealand
the climate is mild all through th<
ge' the stemperaiure seldom fallinj
.fo lthq fgeesingspoint, while 50 or 0
degt-ens lb the shade is common weathi
er in winter; hence churchea, the reaud
lng roomns 'in 'pubice lbraries anid th
dining rooms of mnodt hotels are no
warmed at alt, even when the them
mometer 1. down near thle treesini
lnd..trutibiity of Matter,.
It is generally understoodi that th
, founder of the doctrine of. the cor
servation. of - matter.- which 'asert
.tjat, all appearances to the conitrar
otithgstandling, in all chenmica
ehagsno inaater' is over lost or at
nihilated, waus the Prene'h chemis
philosopher Lavaisier, Who wvis bor
in 1743 and guIllotined by the rev
lutionists In 1704,--Now York Amer
Cuprious Soap Spring.
Natutg.' oup hatig'aure not an um
muixedt)I s8ing. Ti1.. eulriouls. SOal
sp~ghu forms a w'oidler of' a vilas
In Trimor. East indian islands, constal1
of a small elevateq p, u~ eone , fjo,
which bubbles up'wvalef heavily chafj
ed with alkali and radium. the .dl
charge giving the appearan.-e of
mitniature volcano. A disuelvantai
.f such a washing place is thit veet
isrie o miles around.
e Insurance, Cashier Bonded, s) you caon't
eposits. See H. C. Shirley and he will flx
Ways of Hunting.
Deerstalking among the Dogrib In
diana Is inanged by a skilllful counter
felt of the :anlinal. 'J'wo huiiters walk'
together-the man behind withi bent
body, the one In front cnrrying at
stag's head. The legs of the muen
serve very well for the l'ore an( 11111d
legs of the ainIul. In this way th.
hunters get almost in the midst of a
herd of deer before the ereatures, are
aware of danger.
The ostrich Is hunted. In a similar
way by the bushmen of South A frica.
and the Efl:imos sometimes comle to
close q(uarters with seals by dressing
themselves In acalskis and dexteraus
ly mimleking the atyle of awilmliag
and "lopplug" so charatecristle of the
In Atatralla the natIves bring the
wallaby or Voung kangaroo within the
runge of tb ,spear by suspending a
small bird's -Akin and feathers from
.the end of a tong rod and 'lititating
the Nrd'a ery.-London Strand.
The shephord ca'n prodlet the weath
ei by observing the wool of his
charge*. The curlier the wool.the iner
leep Your Eye on the Yote
If ym take an iutereat in your mail
oarrier clip the ciupon fron this paper
and uend them to nt wth bi s name and
numher of rit's: th--y are woirtn 5 votes
ael tied' t-rieir rowtedvncg thes gretaet4
number will get, hli t. h a "at ful P eownt
huggy o F-,.. 1- For tho- dolhir 3on
pay on . nbAc(ript in .3 on bave 201) votes
But ce to Road Hani;.
All pe.r-oee.s liable ti ra I dutv in this
C ,uoety Io .., -sjt pay their Vo - 1mzut:L
tione L.x of $1 0 to tho County TIre'u:
er by thp reawe Libe Lax buookes clos 9, will
be r, q stret to p ly -3 1 0. or work live
eeav. ms lit. ioublic r.l.s. This will be
strie lt enfor--ed ats the sthaeool trustees
will beI a " ed".3 toe furni-4hi the Supervisor
with a a, of all pi sons lijbile to road
uuty in Mie r reon e0 iV0 dil cIt S.
E. F. LOOPER.
jan.23wl suepervis- r.
Notice ol fInal Settlement and Discharge.
Notk', ise hereb givenu that I wi:I
masks application to J. B. Newb -ry, Esq;.
Jiudgeoi froba.tefor Plakea cunt iy. as
the state. of somth Caerolns, on the 20th
day of. Fecbruary )90..aki to'cock)0 mf
the foreiioeu, or a so -0 the.a titer -s
a4id ApplicatIt bean be, he-rI, for leaev'
s6 nIk,'ti-lsettiement ni the etate of
T.'' Moore,~ dj'tese, and~ obtain dis
hag-as admimetrator of .said e'state.
D. G. MlOORE.
jen~hw4 Ard enngflraor.
Rheusands Nava idney
lIsabl and Never Suspect R.
Preartee7 dt 4I Ednet bleke .
Most people do not realizetihe alarm
lng increase nd remnarkabie prevalency
of kidney disease.
- While kidney dis
ordera are the
diseases that pre
* ial, thcy are
.almost- the l ast
- w ~ recognized by*
* - fenf themseeves
t&ddoroing the efects, white the ortg.
t inffimauddrry~ncs the systom..
her'e iscon aort ini the knowledge .so
ofe exbreaeed, that D~r. Kilmier's
Swe,np-Roe.ot, the great kIddhey remiedy,.
fulfills eter wiyi in eurin g rhteumtisme,
pain Ia the bal, ideys),.liver, bladder
- andcevery ptre of -the nrimary passage.
sI it. corred inability to hold waterT
y sudrcalding* painr ln., passing it, or had
1 *effects folloin~ig use'of liqnor, wine, or
. beer, anid bvercom es- thatL unpleaant nce
. cessity of being comipetited. to go often
durnif the daev, atia to get up,) ma1uv
ntitnces durin ,. die night. I he smid ancii
Sthe ex.traortma'ry etfect of Swvamp-R~oot
-is soone realired. It stands the highest
for its wondlertltcures of the most dis
tregssing caes If you eede a medicine
b. .'~VecAIiul lave the beest,.. Seid-bydrIug
gIistdl in fifty-Ccnt acid one-dollar sizes.
- Voama:ny'have a sample ,bottle acat a
book'o. that tel all
ab lt it.oisa free'
E' hamtonc, N. Y, When, tremeof Swmoo1.
ai writing mention this paper and don't
;e make any mistake, but- remember the
a name Dr. Jilmecr's Swamp-Root, and
Inu aejadrea. Binghamton, N. Y.
Cab bage Pht
We have on hand a lol
Rolls at 60o per pound.
need them now )ou will n
had Ietter .et a supply
you can for they are har
It is not too early to pre
Lage gi ound.
We are gning to handl
season. Place your order
FLOUR: We have abe
of good patent flour th
very cheap. You- will -pa
barrel more In a few -wee
We are agents for the
ph'a ch-ck feeds. Stai
Shicks off on a well.ba'an
and decorate your he.
-:- Beautiful Pit
With'ill cah puirchaaei
(pelund 1a $.30 Gr,1re.00
Yours fora asquare
"at the oid stan
P. 8.-Bring us yotar ebi<
Eggs, and in fact anythuli
Atlanta, Ga., also Albat
Over 1 5,000 Graduatesi
tleoeveni N,OtIN epplications every year for Uookkeei
Itc. A n #iverage of two open ings for every studezt tha
70 typewvriting machines,*
Tihe Sonthern als~~ohncts~~ the
ATLANTA SCHOOLJ 01
Uplon wvhuhh institutt in the taloa tsi and toteg ij4-00on
Main tiine WVirek R(uty lf
Wi lte for (ataltogte. Enuter now. 'I h Southerna Id
A. C. BIRISCOE, Pres., or WV. L
of nice Wool
If you don'
eed them, and
of them while
d to get thes
pare your caL
l t lanta this
i with us.
ut 100 barrels
%t we will sQll
y 5 to 500 per
rt your little
SWo' Rive Coui
e in pictures
5 00 ad *4r,.
bt us show e~he
lng thzkt von
as. Shoes, ?ta
y, Ga. Branch
eort, Stenograpbaort. Telegraph Oerators
,attends theo Scutherun.
largeqt collectin nf* typewriters owne i
bay any czoncerna In thteSutht.
PauilsA are a oiltaty callittg -for opera.
to~ This School.
the oldesat ansl1 larggst, lIuip~s~ C ~~ e