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PICKENS, SOUTH CAROLINA.
And here comes the four-slit skirt.
The trouser skirt is the only one
that needs police protection.
The price of lobsters has gone up,
but this is no excuse for being one.
It wouldgt seem fair to tax bach
elors and let the young widowers es
The "bungalow" hat is the latest for
women. Can it be bought on the in
It was Queen Elizabeth who said a
lie Is an intellectual method of meet
ing a difliculty.
The population of India is 315.000.
000. an increase of 20.500,000 since S
1901. No race suicide there.
Absolute independence consists, E
says one writer, in eating onions and 4
not giving a-darn who knows it. d
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"Convicts are not the worst men,"
says a Chicago preacher. Still, there
are a lot of good men out of prison. C
Sant!nw, the strong man, is trying r
to build King George up to his own b
standard as against coronation week.
A ('hicago minister says that some
marriages are planned by Satan, and
we thought they were all made in
The harem skirt is being taken se
riously in Rome. One father has coin
mitted suicide because his daughters
Prof. Perrier, a French astronomer,
tells us emphatically that there is no
life on Venus or Mars. When astrono
mers disagree, etc.
An aeroplane carried thirteen men
in a flight in France the other day,
but the average citizen still' prefers
to cling to mother earth.
A new aviator whose name is Mars
has dawned on the world. For once
a hirdnian has been found who has a
name that [its his calling.
Wherever it has appoared the har
em skirt seems to havo causei a riot.
It is going to be hard on the timid to
be fashionable this spring.
A Boston clergyman says women
have lost the art of blushing. and this
be why some are wearing the
and some the harem skirt.
goeth before a fall. When an
automobile tries to knock a freight
train off the track the pedestrian is
tempted to chortle within his sieeve.
We move that the New Y'orker
who is running an agency to dispose
of titled foreigners to American heir.
esses be thrown into jail for peddling
A church about to disband in New
York has a membership worth about
$750,000,000. The task of getting that
treasure laid up in heaven seems to
be a difficult one.
A Philadelphia public man thinks
the harem skirt will uplift tha race.
It seems to have more the tendency
to upset it, as far as practical results
can be relied on for judgment.
A transatlantic liner wnich recently
arrived in New York with a big cargo
of Paris finery would have filled Diog
ones with surprise and delight, for
everybody on board was honest.
"Daisy Cornucopia Pauline" is the
name of the cow that has established
a new world's record by prodlucing
34% pounds of butter in seven days,
The cow with the crumpled horn of
plenty, as it were.
One woman, unmarried, is of the
opinion that if womon were allowed
to do the courting and proposing
there would be more happy marriages.
It might bo worth while to try it, .any
Two dinosaur footprints won the
finder's way through college, and he
has sold another pair for a fancy
price. If it turns out that he hasI
struck the trail made by a dinosaur
after a hard night there will be a new
Smillionaire in Colorado.
A Pennsylvania judge has decided
that it is no part of a woman's house
hold work to milk cows. But where
was his consistency when he also de
cided that she might collect the eggs
and feed the chickens?
New York authorities threaten to
place a ban on "cus3 words" on the
stage. This will be a heavy blow to
the deep dyed villyun. Can you im-1
agiae a respectable villyun mutteringi
ftudge" or "fiddlesticks?"
A health lecturer advises people
- - ~who wish to live long to eat sauer
kraut, as It contains the longevity
germ. But perhaps the desire to live
long might be somewhat checked by
a steady diet of sauerkraut.
Fighting duels by proxy is the latest
pastime in Pari. G'ossibly the game
was invented by a man with a sense
M ,~ .et humor who feared that personal
1participation in a duel might cause
Sim~ to laugh himself to death,
HED unrest that has lor
among the Bedouin trib<
regions of Palestine east
dan, and further south
line of the new Mecc
broke into open revolt i
Turkish authorities, an
has been marked by a
lence and bloodshed. T
garrison at Kerak, a tc
population of several th
ing on the uplands of 1
miles east of the south
Dead sea, was overcome
word by the hordes of Bedouins whi<
?sted it like locusts. The military go
mong the slain. The many Greek-c
atin Christians of Kerak have fled to
. part of American tourists, includin
les, were stopping there enroute foi
ewn city of Petra when the outbreal
nd were obliged to abandon their I
ucceeded in getting out of the town wl
f some friendly Bedouins who attempt
hen in an effort to reach Hebron, but
obbed of everything but the animals
y other Bedouins, and at last succeedt
ig the shelter of lebron. No Chrh
een killed, as the enmity of the B
gainst the governnent.
The Bedouins have also torn up the
,ay for long stretches between Zizeh
eh, a distance of about 100 kilometers
raph wires have been cut outside of
tation masters and their assistants
illed. The Bedouins now hold the x
rsed by the railway, creating a most a
Ltion, as it closed the outlet northward
)f thousands of Moslem pilgrims now it
heir great and annual feast, the Aid e
he caravan route from Mecca to Jed
led Sea, is also held by the Bedouln, it
:he way out to the thousands of pil
gypt and India, a state of things w
!all for promipt and decisive action.
ood supply at Mecca would be quickla
-nd could not be easily replenished.
Much excitement was caused in Je
he discovery that Kerak was in tlamt
>e plainly seen from elevated places it
he city. Different rumors are curri
vhich is that Kerak is being destro
l'urkish troops because of the discove
,hiefs of the town were secretly in
Medaba, where the famous mosaic
~ourth century of the sacred places I
was unearthed sonme years ago, has jt
,upied by several Turkish regiments,
Leved to be safe from attack.
It is stated that the French consula
lust received a telegram from its Dam
that Sami Pasha, who has recently s
suppressing the Druse rebellion in the
hastened with his troops to the scent
douin trouble. Further reports state
dealing with the Bedouins with great
The large Bledouin population of Pu
the region through which the Mecca
tends is divided into many tribes. Ift
unity of aim and action among them,
sition to the Turkish government wvoi
formidable. For these tribes are of
among themselves and there is no
ganization or cohesion among them.
as it is they have presented a serious
It is only within a few years that ti
the east of the Jordan, opposite Jeri
Adwan and the JBeni Sukher, have b<
uinder a sort of loose control, and that
beeni occupied by a garrison, and likov
:luins in the south, around Beer-shet
government center was established on
At the latter place a seralye has beeu
uiso a mosque to please the lBedouin
own has sprung up which is the new
Palestine and is distinguished by- bel
:o have water wvorks as well as being
he Beer-sheba of Abraham's time.
neans "Seven WVells," all of which he
!ated. It is from one of these the wate
or the use of the town.
An abortive attempt was made about
igo to plant another center further s<
When the .time comes that an avia
or may make adjustments of his car
mreter as well as other portions of
he motor upon which he depend.
uven more than does the chauffeur on
ils automobile engine, the problem' of
~arburetion will not present so many
The ordinary carbureter, says Victor
Lougheed, author and engineer, is in
nest respects a nonpositive mecha
liism, in consequence of which its func.
tioning is attended with many uncer
tainties. This Is obviously true evenu
in the automobile field,
Increase the motor car difficulties
many fold and add the care that the
aviator has to exercise in operating
his flying machsts anda somay re
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?s in those
of the Jor
wn with a
[oab a few
end of the
and put to
:h have in
g some la
th the help
ed to guard
d in reach
to the tens
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dah on the
s, as could
mat, one of .* .,
ved by the k ~ .
ry that the
map of the
st been oc
and is be- ZAM fff 2 00RZ$
te here has extend the jurisdiction
ascus agent Pasha of Jerusalem, wit
acceeded in military officials, at the
H-oran, has doulns of the region, anc
of the Be- with great pomp, read a
that he is As part of the ceremon
severity, boys were brought toget
Liestine and clothing, etc., and to b<
railway ex- port was started that ti
diere existed being taken as soldiers
their oppo- the proposed rite.
ild be most These new governme
ten at war tempts of the officials
pirit of or- with the Bedouins hithe:
But even ernment, were in pursua
problem to the Constantinople authc
looking to breaking up
Le tribes on pendent life and habits
isalem, the The plan wvas to get t
ea brought special government scht
Kerak has nople, to confer titles
ise the Be- chiefs, to gradually push
a, where a the line which marked
ly recently. of the government, and fl
built, and them with a view to mil
5. A small ing. However but littl
est town of along these lines.
ig the first The building of the MA
the site of hoped would forward th
The name instead, led to complica
.ye been lo- road has had to be const
r is pumped troops, for the Bedouins 1
opposed to it, especially
three years of the very considerable
suth and so ing their camels to 'carr
alise what carburetion in air-machine
Yet the carbureters in flying ma
chines are very sImilar to those in
the best automobile engines. To se
cure uniformly proportioned fuel, it is
necessary that the fuel level in the
atomizing nozzle be maintained fair
ly constant. Also for variable speed
engines, it is desirable that the car
buretor action be such as not to de
range the mixture materially through
the suction from different speeds.
With no means of compensation, at
higher engine speeds-and consequent
higher suction--extra air is admitted
through a valve automatically oper
ated, opening wider as the suction in
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ful of the ever refreshing and truly
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well known throughout the wod
as the best of family laxative reme
dies, because it acts so gently and
strengthens naturally without uiri
tating the system in any way.
To get its beneficial effects it. is
always necessary to buy thegenu.
ine, manufactured by the Caf ornia
Fig Syrup Co., bearing the name
of the Company, plainly printed on
the front of every package.
Self-possession implies the capacity
for self-restraint, self-compulsion, and
self-direction.-W. H. Thomson.
Mrs. Voggs-So you keep your hus
band home evenings? 1 suppose you
put his slippers where he can find
Mr% &aggs-No; I put his over
shoes where lie can't.-Puck.
Important to Mothers
Axamine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and see that it
B e a r s t h e _ _ -
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
It Was Muffing.
"'Bugs' Raymond, the handsome and
brillant pitcher of the New York Gi
ants, is a great wit on the field," maid
a sporting editor at the Pen and Pen
cil club in Philadelphia.
"Raymond was disgusted one day at
his team's wretchnd outfielding. Bat
ter after batter sent up high flies, and
these easy balls were muffed alter
nately by left and center.
"Bugs at the sixth muff threw down
his glove and stamped on it.
"'There's an epidemic in the out
field,' he said, 'but, by Jingo! it Isn't
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life insurance, and had no trouble in
passing the medical examination.
"It was seven years ago that I be
gan to use Postumi and I am using it
still, and shall continue to do so, as I
find it a guarantee of good health."
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Road the big little book, "The Road
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Ever read the above letter? A new
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