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AN ELOQUENT SUNDAY SERMON BY
DR. JOHN LEWIS CLARK.
Tliemc: Qu.'.t You Like Mes.
Brooklyn, N. Y.-At a special ser
vice for men ic the Bushwlck Ave
nue Congregational Church, the pas
tor, the Rev. Dr. John Lewis Clark,
preached on "Quit You Liko Men."
The text was those words, .taken from
1 Corinthians 16:13. Dr. Clark said:
When Paul said to the Corinthians,
"Quit you like men," he must have
' recalled an incident in the history , of
thc? children of Israel. The Israelites
?/ere encamped at Eben-ezer and the
Philistines at Aphek. In the battle
that followed Israel wa3 defeated with
a loss of 4000 men. As a remedy for
their weakness it was proposed that
they bring the Ark of the Covena?t of
Jehovah out ot Shiloh. There was
great' rejoicing as the ark was
brought into camp. The noise of the
great snouting alarmed the rank and
file of the Philistines, for they be
lieved that God had come into Israel's
camp; "Woe unto us! Who shall
deliver ns?" they cry. The answer
came from their strong-hearted lead
ers. "Be strong and quit yourselves
like men-Land fight." The result ls
told in a few words: "And the Phil
istines fought and Israel was smitten,
and they fled every man to his tenn;
and there was a very great slaughter,
for there fell of israel 30,000 foot
men. And the ark of God was taker;
and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and
P hin eh as, were slain." The mention
to aged Eli that the ark of God was
taken, caused his death also. Years
later, when Israel had reformed and
returned to Jehovah, and quit them
selves like men, the Philistines were
smitten before them. "Then Samuel,
took a stone and set it between Mis
pah and Shen, and called the name cf
it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hat a
Jehovah helped us."
Corinth was a city of 600,000 In
habitants when Paul first visited il.
It had a cosmopolitan population. It
combined culture and vice. While it
rv as a Gentile. city, many Jews wer?
there also, and had their synagogues.
Cor*ith was a sort of ancient Paris,
with some resemblance to London.
The athletic contests in the stadium,
tte garlands -worn by the victors, tho
courts of justice and the theatres fur
nished Paul with many figures o:.'
speech. The sensuality of the city
was indicated hy the consecr?tion oi?
1000 girls to the vile worship of tho
patron goddess Aphrodite. : Other
evils which Paul vigorously corn
batted were . dishonesty and drunk
enness. The apostle's one remedy
lor all Corinthian evils was Jesus
Christ and Him crucified. No more
pandering to prejudice, as in Athens,
by preaching the 4unknown God."
One of-the first converts is Crispus,
ruler of the synagogue, who, with ali
bis house, is baptized. But Jewish
opposition finally compels them to
T?cate the synagogue and worship in
the-private residence of one Justus.
He is assisted by the faithful Aquila
and Priscilla. He remains in Corinth
for a year and a half and makes many
converts, establishing other churches
in Corinth and other parts of_Achaia.
' This episode is believed to have been
written from Ephesus.
After speaking plainly on many
other subjects, the apostle exhorts
them, "Quit you like men."
It is interesting to note the Greek
'conception of a man. He must he a
.man. as opposed to a woman. The
Greeks had no use for an effeminate
man. Neither did Paul. He was to
he a man as oppose! to a god, and, as
a matter of fact, most of the men ot
Corinth did not exhibit many Godlike
.characteristics. He must be a man
as opposed to a youth, one who had
; '-put away childish things," a man
indeed. He was not a man in the
true sense of the term unless married.
They were hard on the wicked and
selfish bachelor. He must be a man
with some title or occupation or pro
fession. He must act like a man,
play the man.
i The context gives Paul's idea of
1 playing the man. -
I "Watch ye," says he. It means to
?wake one's'self up. To the Thessa
lonians he said: "Go, then, let us not
Bleep, as do the rest, but let us watch
And ba sober." Only a wideawake
man is useful anywhere. And as he
wrote the Thessalonians to - "be
sober," possibly he had in mind how
some of the Corinthians would get
drunk even at the communion table.
It is bad enough for a man of the
world to get drunk, but infamous
for a professing Christian or church
member. If Paul had been writing
in our day he possibly would have ex
horted the women also not to get
drunk. He doubtless had in mind
also that they should be sober in all
All Intoxications do not come from
alcoholic beverages. Thank God for
our Men's Club. For lt indicates that
the men of .our church have waked
up and mean to make their influence
felt for good.
As men, "stand fast in the faith."
Tell some ministers to-day that you be
lieve in preaching the "simple gos
pel," aud they will answer "The ques
tion is, what is the gospel?" And a
good many are spending time and
talent in an effort to formulate a
gospel theory to suit an age of crit
icism and doubt.
If the ministers and theological
professors kept to "tho faith once for
ali delivered unto the saints," there
would be les3 criticism in thc pew.
Most ot the doubters and . critics
would soon bo converted., But if
theological professors and ministers
are "tossed about by every wind cf
doctrine," can we wonder that our
pews are empty and that wc have but
few accessions to our churches?
"Strike the roots of your faith
deep in the soil of eternal-, realities,"
and then stand fast, ^>it yourself in
battle array for the 0 ien.se of the
faith, and fight on tba offensive as
well, and victory is sure to follow.
There never was an agc when peo
ple were so hungry for what some re-,
fer to with a sneer as tho "simple (
Again Paul says, "B* strong." It
means to be confirmed. While the
apostle did not have in mind a mod
ern confirmation ?las:?, he certainly
does mean that we should be con
firmed in our Christian character. It
means also to rule or govern.
"He that is slow to anger is Let
ter than the mighty; and ho that
ruloth '?is spirit, than he that taketh
a city." .
It means to become master of. to
get possessiou of,' to conquer. The
first and most difficult Coaqdcst is
that o? self. Alexander the Great
could conquer the whole wor.d, but
himself was conquered by his evil
appetites and passions and died a
young,man in drunkenness.
When self has been conquered, thou
the fight is to conquer others for
Christ and the kIa?dom of God. The
strangest weapon in this warfare is
one's own experience.
INTERNATIONAL LESSON COM?
31ENTS FOR JULY 2&
Subject: Paul's Second Mif??onary
Journey-Athens, Acts. 17:16-34
--Golden Text: Jolin 4:24
Commit Verse 29-Commentary.
TIME.-A D. 52. PLACE.
Athens, Mars Hill.
EXPOSITION.-I. The Unknown
God Made Known, 22-20. Paul had
improved such opportunities of
preaching the Gospel as were open to
him-the synagigue and the market
place (v. 17)-and now he is brought
before this celebrated gathering of
philosophers and university profes
sors of Athens. He has no new Gos
pel for'this distinguished throng, but
with divinely given tact he introduces
it In a new way (vs. 24, 25, 2S). Paul
begins with what appears like words
of approval, not with words of criti
cism. (See Am. R. V.). He would
win the favor and attention of his au
dience before calling them co repent.
People will listen patiently to the
sharpest rebukes and sternest, calls to
repentance if you first win their confi
dence and favor by words ol kindness
and praise. "To an unknown God."
There Is something very pathetic and
touching in this. There are many to
day who are reaching out blindly to
ward a God of whose existence they
have a vague apprehension, but, of
whose name, character and per?on
they have little clear knowledge. But
there ls no need that God be unknown
Uno. 1:18; 1 Jno. 5:20; Jno. 14:9;
2 Cor. 4:6). It is of the highest im.
rortance that we know God (Jno. 17:
3). It Is our own fault if we do not
know Him (Rom. 1:20-22. 28; 2 Cor.
4:4). It was an apt strcke upon
Paul's part tb begin with this well
known object in their own streets,
and thus to lead on to the ?reat truths
with which his soul was filled. "God
that made the world and all things
therein.'' etc. Paul would ctxry with
him the philosophers in his audience,
and at the same time brinf in new
and higher .th JU.ehts about God, and
. step- by step lead them face to face
with God Himself, and mate them
J feel their personal responsibility to.
! Him. : He would lead them to see that
j God was not a mere philosophical
conception, but a person against
whom they had sinned", and who was
noiw calling, "Repent." The very life
we live, the breath we breathe, abso
lutely all we have, is His gift. Every
thing thus given should be used for
Him. We should draw every breath for
Him. "He made of one every nation
. f men." Do we believe this?" Do we
really believe it? Do we txdifcve lu
our kinship tc the negro, tho China
man, the Hindoo? "That the/should
seek Gjd." This was God's great and
gracious purpose in the making of the
nations and appointing their seasons,
and the bounds of their habitation.
How little the nations have fallen in
with this benevolent purpose of God
(Rjm. 1>28). It Is of the highest ira-,
portance to men that they shoird seek'
God (Amos 5:4, 6; Ezi. 8:22; Prov.
2S-5; 2 Chron. 26:5; Ps. 34:4, 10:
Ps. C9':32; 1 Chron. 16:10: Lam. 3:
25; Heb. 11:6; Ps. 119:2). He is
not difficult to find for those who seek
Him with the whole heart (Jeri 29
13). "He Is not fdr from evsry one
of us.'* How absolute is our depend
ence upon God. ,No life, no motion,
no existence outside of Him. This
being so, there can be no peaco In our
souls until our wills are absolutely
surrendered to Him and our affections
absolutely centred in Him. Paul ao
proves the sentiment of the Greek
poet. Aratus. But while all men are
God's offspring, they are not all truly
' children (Ino. 8:44, 47: 1 Jno. 3:10;
Matt. 13:38; Gal. 4:4-6; Heb. 12.S;
Eph. ?:3). Those only ave children
of God who receive Jesus Christ (Jno.
3:12. R. V.). Those who are led hy
His Soirit are pons of God (Rom. 8:
14: Gal. 3 26, R. V ).
TT. God's Common?! to A'I Men
Everywhere, Repent. 30-34. Paul is
now reach;iig the point toward which
all this tim? he has been so skilfully
steering. It was an unexpected cli
max to these theorizers. Mn?iy of
them had been delighted wi--.h the
sublimity of Paul's conceptions , with
the deftness of his logic, with the apt
ness of his quotation. They were all
ears: their guard was down, ind he
struck a stunning blow just \\ the
right moment. God's on? call is "re
pent" (comp cb. 2-38: 3:19: 2*0:21;
26:20; Matt. 3:2: 4:17; Luke 13:5;
15:30; 24:47). This was God's one
cry also, throuph Old Testament pro.
phets, "turn ye.'' This same cry
needs to ring out to-day. Men are an
apostate race. Notice whom God
commands to repent, "all men every
where." Notice when He commands
lt, "Now." Notice why, "Because H*
hath appointed a day in which He will
judge the world," etc. There is a
judgment coming. People meek at
this truth to-day. hut God has given
assurance of it unto all men by the
resurrection of Christ from the dead.
It is impossible for any candid reeker
after truth to e-arainp the evidence
for the resumption of Christ without
being satisfied that Jesus really did
arise as recorded in th?1 Gospels. But
the resurrection of Christ JPSUS n the
I past points with unerring finger to a
judgment by Christ Jesus in tho fut
ure. "When they heard of the resur
rection of the dead some mocked." A
very common way of trying tc dis
pose of- unpalatable truth. Bat it
never works, and truth is never any
the less true because yon sneer at it.
Many are trying to modernst- ?
Christtianity that has n?vpr chni^d
?nd is as unchangeable as the ever
. CHOCOLATE PUDDING.
. Measure a quart of sweet milk and,
reserving one-half cupful, put the re
mainder over the fire in the dcuble
boiler. Mix three tablespoonsfuls corn
starch with the cold milk, and beat
two eggs with one-half cupful fine
granulated sugar and a salt spoonful
salt. Add this to the cornstarch and
milk and stir into the scalding mille,
stirring briskly for two or three min
Put two ounces chocolate, shaved
fine, in a little saucepan over the fire,
with four tablespoonfuls sugar and
two tablespoonfuls boiling water.
When smooth and glossy beat into the
hot pudding. Cook about ten min
utes, then pour into cups that lave
been rinsed with cold water. At
serving time these little puddings that
have been chilled and stiffened must
,be turned onto flat dishes or individual
saucers, and seTve with whipped
cream sweetened and flavored with
Farming is a Business. .
I?t always riles us a little when we
hear folks talking of the farmer and
the "business man" in contra-dis
ttactfon to each other-as if the
farmer was not as much a business
man as a merchant' or manufacturer
or hanker, says the editor pf Pro
gressive Fermer.- Now, we know
there are some farmers, so-called,
who are not business men; but these
scarcely deserve to be called "farm
ers," either; "croppers" would be a
more fitting designation.
Farming is1 a business, and to be
made profitable must be gone at in
a business way. The farmer whos?
only aim lt l's to see how much land
he can cultivate or how many bales
of cotton he can raise, is not likely
to make his farming permanently
profitable. The good farmer's first
consideration, in any line of his work
is the profit he is going To get out of
it; and he does not count profits until
he has paid for .the labor expended in
the growing and marketing of the
crop, the interest on the money in
vested in it, the wear of the tools
used in its. making, and the plant food
taken from the soil by it. Many farm
ers have no idea of how much any
of these things amount to, and conse
quently no intelligent idea of the cost
of their crops. They have no way of
comparing with any accuracy the
profits from one crop with those of
another, and too often they have no
idea of how to adjust the different
branches of farm work to each other
so as to get the most out of each.
The result is that they go along in a
haphazard manner without any defi
nite plans or any real understanding
of the work** in which they are en
Business farming means business
like methods; it means that the farm
er must be able to tell with some de
gree of certainty what his cotton crop
paid him, and his corn crop, and his
pea crop; it means that he must have
some means of judging with a fair
degree of accuracy as to how he can
feed his stock most economically; it
means that he.must have some assur
ance at the end of the year, as to
whether his farm is more or less fer
tile than at the beginning.
These things are not too difficult
for the average farmer to learn. As
we say on another page, three or four
hours' honest study will give any
reader a fair conception of the under
lying principles ol! stock feeding. To
master all the details will require
years of study; hut one good hour
of real,- ( concentrated, determined
thought would enable thousands of
farmers to save many dollars each
year on the feeding of their stock.
It is the farmer who devotes this
thought to his work, too, who ls go
ing to win at it. The man who
studies his farming operations just
as he used to study a problem In
arithmetic when he went to school
is the man who will put his farm on
a business basis. It is not enough,to
think about how long it is going to
take to1 plow a field, and how much
seed it will take to plant it. There
should be a definite reason for the
cron tl goes: on the field, a- well
thought out selection of seeds and
fertilizer, a rationally planned system
o? cultivation \iind harvesting.
In short, until the farmer is able
to calculate with something like ac
curacy, not only the cost of the crop
and the returns from it, but also its
effects upon his other crops and other
lines of work, there is strong reason
for thinking that he needs, first and
most of all, to put his mind as well
as his muscles to work.
Thought pays better than mere
hard physical labor, arid the greatest
profits come to the farmer who works
his hands in harmony with his heac.
Folly of Mixing Things.
One of the greatest faults of farm
ers and gardeners of the South ls tae
lack of care in keeping varieties
I went into a man's cotton field and'
asked him what sort of cotton he
planted. "King," said he, and yet on
going through the field I estimated
that there was about one-thi^d of
typical King plants and tho ramal l?
der consisted of long-limbed, big
boned cotton of vitriols types.
, Doubtless he had had King cotton
in the start, but had been simply sav
ing his seed from the gin, and now
had it badly mixed with what a seed
grower would call "rogues."
I asked another man what sort of
corn he planted. "White corn," said
he, seeming to think that white corn
was merely white corn because it W?.S
cot yellow. But on looking at h:;s
corn I found that he had dent cora
on white cob?, dent corn on red cob:s,
gourd se?d corn and intermediate
sorts in general mixture.
Then many farmers have a passion
for "crossing live stock aud' want ta
cross the Jerseys and the beef types;,
or in* some way cross one pure stock
cn another. The result is, that th2
inheritance on both eldcs 1=3 broken
up and the result Is a uouilescrlpt
tnimal, that would abroad ia ouu til
VERT .INTERESTS EL?C?
A very interesting elcctrivi.l iloci
was exhibited at the Southern Elec
trica) and Industrial Exposition heir},
in Louisville, Ky. ' This dock is dif
ferent from the ordinary in having
no hands. Minutes are indicated hy
means of 60 radical rows of lights,,
each containing 32 electric globes.
The hours are indicated by shorter
rows of colored "lights. In place of
the hands, then, two lines of light
AN INTERESTING BEAR SI
Davis, W. Va., July li-While
George Sine was hunting in Canaan
Valley, in Tucker county, his dogs
found four hears in one tree, the
motlier and three cubs. He had no
weapon, and hurried home for his
gun. His wife followed him to the
Sine with one shot brought the old
bear down, but she scampered away
over the mountain. -Then he climbed
the tree and tried to snare the cubs
with a rope, but they would push the
rection as readily'as-another, an ani
mal lacking the* prepotency of either
breed, a mixed animal merely. :
The same rule ls good with the
barnyard fowls. People often start"
out with a single breed of fowls, and
then they find .that a neilghbor has
another breed that is beating theirs
in eggs or in flesh, and they think
that some of that stock would help
theirs, .till finally instead of pure
bloods they have a lot of mongrels
of all sorts,and colors and characters.
Carelessness is at the bottom of
the whole business of mixing seed
and stock, and the .thoughtful farmer
will avoid such mixtures.-W. F.
$3,000,000 More For North Carolina^
Suppose we increase the yield tro^t
by 900 pounds of seed cotton to the
acre, but by just 100 pounds, as we
should be able to do with well-bred
varieties, even on average land wlthi
average treatment;, this .would mean
an increase of *. ?3,333,000 a 'year
clear profit to the farmers of North
Carolina. And this is what is com
ing about. One breeder of Improved'
seed started last season with 6000
bushels for sale, and :tho farmers
bought all but fifty bushels for plant
ing purposes. . . >
Our farmers are learning, too, that
money can be made growing other
crops than cotton or tobacco. A. clear
profit of $2500 a year oa the farm in
the .South ls as good os a $8000 sal
ary in New York CIty,.;and far more
easily made. Not only has the South
a monopoly ot cotton and of many
types of tobacco, but the farmer here
can get so much higher prices for all,
kinds of live stock and dalry products,
hay and corn, that a Buckeye farmer,
who recently visited North Carolina
(and will probably move here later)
spoke pf the matter to me with some
amazement. The average size of
farms in this State is more than 100
acres, but a Catawba County farmer-,
cultivating only fifty acres made
$2400 clear profit last year raising
hogs. He had .three enclosures of
five acres each for soiling crops-ono
In cowpeas, another in corn, and an
other in wheat and clever; on thirty
five acres more he grew mature corn
for feeding in the ear. The hogs are
marketed as soon as they weigh 180
pounds, and, of course, only Im
proved, quick-fattening 'breeds are
used. The difference here is illus
trated by this experience of Mr. E. G.
Palmer's last fall. He put scrub
hogs and improved breeds in tho
same pasture and fed them at the
same trough. "The blooded hogs fat
tened and were sold weeks ago," Mr,
Palmer said in January, "but' the
scrub hogs are not fat yet, and are
about the same size as when I bough!
them. "-Progressive Farmer.
How a Balanced Ration Pays.
'fiA well balanced ration, is of the
greatest importance to the" econom
ical feeding of stock of any sort.
Some time since I was driving with
a friend and noted that his horse was
entirely too fat. I asked him what
he was fed, and he replied that he
did not know, as he kept him at a
livery stable. The. next day at noon
I went to thc stable and found they
were feeding the horses. - I asked a
hand what he fed. He replied: "Corn
and corn-fodder.." There was then
no reason to woudcrthat the horses
got too fat, for they had to eat far
more than needed in order to get,
from the food the protein needed, and
hence got too much of the fat-form
ing materials. And it w?s costing
the liveryman far more .to keep the
horses than if he had'understood the
value of a well balanced ration. Yet
farmers all over the country are doing
the same thing and having horses in
bad condition for the spring work.-?
Profese or &Xas3'?y.
now the Stalks Under.
Your corn stalks, cotton stalks and
i weeds that arc on your land undoubt
i edly'tcok something from lt, so don't
burn them, but plow them under and
return to the soil those elementa
which the growing stalks and weeds
took from lt. Fill up tho washes and
j gullies with straw, cane pummice and
j other rubbish, which will soon rot
and make out of your gullies good
soil.-S. M. Gown.
Chance For Improved Stock.
When all of the South Is freed from
cattle ticks there, will be a better
chance for Improved stock. It does
not pay to feed scrubs either for.
dairy or beef. Scrub cattle and razor
back hogs are simply the survival of
tho fittest for scrub farming, and we
want *o get away- from everything of
tho scrub character.
) - . : ? '
It Pays to T? i Sows.
If lt pays to kee sow and feed
her six months foi litter of pigs,
it' certainly does no / to al(low one
? or more of the plf > be killed or
dij'from lack of a 1 ls attention at
r?fCAL CLOCK EXHIBITED
sweep over the face of the dial, one
indicating minutes and the other
hours. Each second the illumination
! in au outer circle of lights moves
forward one lamp, and when an en
tire circuit has been completed the
row of minute lights is advanced one
interval. The hour hand moves at
five-minute intervals. The dial is
formed on the face of a huge pendu
lum, which swings to and fro over
an arc of 15 feet.
ORY FROM WEST VIRGINIA
lasso off their heads. 'Failing tc
catch the cubs in this way, Sine shook
one cub down and Mrs. Sine caught
it in her apron. The cub put up
such a howl that the mother bear re
turned. This frightened Mrs. Siue
who let the cub go, and it escaped.
Mr. Sine descended to the ground
and killed the mother bear with an
other shot from his gun. . Two cf"
were still in the tree, which Mr. S
again climbed, shaking one do
which Mrs. Sine caught and held ft
The Day After.
' (Wifh apologies to J. W. R.)
There, little boy, do&'t cry.
They hav e broken your nose, I
That your hair is burned
And your lesson learned
The hospital records show.
There, little boy, don't cry.
They have taken your eye, I know,
And your face is marred
And your hand is scarred
A stump where a thnb should grow.
Th?re, little boy, don't cry.
Your family is sad, I know;
Though sorely bereft, .
The part of you left
. Next Fourth will likely go slow.
There, little boy, don't cry.
Your playmate is dead, I know;
But a mother's moan
As she weeps alone
. Is part of the annual show.
-Philadelphia Public . Ledger.
IT WILL STOP THE BABY FROM
That ia, if he's crying because of the
itching of hives, nettle-rash, or any form
of summer heat. Just take Hancock's Sul
phur Compound, dilute it with water, and
apply it to the affected parts. Used one
teaspoonful in a bowl or warm water, it
makes the finest bath in the world for the
baby. H. J. Lamar, Vineville, Macon, Ga.,
writes: "We used your Sulphur Com
pound on our one-year-old baby, who suf
fered intensely from prickly heat over her
entire body. A half dozen applications in
two days e?tirely relieved her, and she
slept soundly. You should recommend Sul
phur Compound strongly to mothers. It
will prove \a blessing to every family with
Providence for the most part sets
'us on a level-Spectator.
A Phrilclun at Home
Is Dr. Biggera Huo?loburry Cordial. It al
ways oures Stomach and Bowel Troubles,
CniMrpn Teething, etc. At Druggists 25o
and 50a per bottle.
To promise much means giving lit
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children
? teething, softens the gums, reduces jnflamma
He that stops at every stone never
gets to his journey's end.-French.
It is n mother's duty to keep constantly
on. hand some reliable remedy for use in
case of sudden accident or mishap to the
children. Hamlins Wizard Oil can be de
pended upon for just such emergencies.
Two watermelons cannot be held
under one arm.-Turkish.
A Kare Good Thing.
. "Am using Allenls Foot-Ease, and can
truly say 1 would not have been without it
so long, had I known the relief it would
. give my aching feet. I think it a rare good
thing fot anyone having sore or tired feet.
-Mrs. Matada Holt'wert, Providence, R.
L" Sold by all Druggists, 25c. Ask to-day.
To persecute the unfortunate is
like throwing stones on one fallen in
to a well.-Chinese.
For COTJOS and GRIP.
Hick's CAP?niWE is tho best remedy
relieves the achine: and feverishness-cures
the Cold and restores normal conditions. It's
. liquid-effects immediately. 10c. 25c. and
tte., at drug stores._
. GETTING WEIGHED. < Wi
One Patron Whose Motive Might Have
Puzzled Any Weighing Machine.
If the weighing machines that stand
around in public places with mouth
ever open for cents could talk odd
tales could they tell of the many and
I varied people that step upon their
"platforms-of the stout lady who steps
down with a smile glad that she has
lost one pound out of 300. of the stout
gentleman who fumes because he has
gained one, of the slim gentleman
who steps up with a forty pound suit
case in Ms hand and Is astounded to
find himself gaining weight so rapidly,
of the merry .parties of young men
and young women who, some plump,
some 'lean, step up one after another:
of the proud parent who sets little
Willie there and then little Ethel, of
the keen small boy who tries to get
, (his grandfather to let him step up
j *before the old gentleman steps down
so that they can both get weighed
for a cent, and all that sort of thing.
In short the weighing \ (machine
meets all sorts and varieties of peo
ple, and lt comes to know them all,
or" nearly all; and It knows as a
rule just what prompts them to weigh
themselves, whether it is idleness, In
terest, curiosity, fear or just fun. But
j 5>robaf>ly lt would puzzle even a welgb
1 lng machine, though it knows so many
people, to tell just why a woman walk
ing along a street on a rainy night
and carrying an umbrella should halt
at--a machine standing out on the
sidewalk and step up in the rain to
weigh herself.-New York Sun.
ar? realized in'tiae first taste .of de?
The golden-brown bits are sub
stantial enough to take up the
cream, crisp enough to make
crushing them in the mouth an
exquisite pleasure; and the fla
vour-that belongs only to Post
'.The Taste Lingers'*
This dainty, tempting food ia
made of pearly white corn, cooked,
rolled and toasted into "Toasties."
/ ? ' ...vf '. "
Popular, pkg. 10c; Large Family size I Sc.
The best Stoniaefc
and Live- Pills known
and a positive and
speedy cure for Con
Sour Stomach. Head
ache, and all ailments
arising from a dlsor
dered stomach or
sluggish liver. They
contain in concentrat
ed form all the vir
tues and values of
tonic und are made
from the Juice of the
Paw-Paw fruit. I unhesitatingly recom
mend these pills as being the best laxa
tive and cathartic ever compounded. Get
a 25-cent bottle and if yon are not per
fecta satisfied I '.viii refund your money
jb'LbTY-'i'iilRD and JEFFERSON STS.,
?^i ??SR'FIEO ADVERTISEMENTS?
Justice-What is your name, sir?
Prisoner-Casey, your honor.
Justice-Your full name?
Prisoner-Just ; the' same, y er
loner, full or sober.-Judge.
Painkiller (Perry Davis') acts quickly. A
bill, colic, cramp or diarrhea can be
necked by a teaspoonful in hot water.
Prudence supplies the want of ev
Rough on Rats, unbeatable exterminator.
Rough on Hen Lice, Nest Powder, 25c.
Rough on Bedbugs, Powder or Liq'd. 25c
Rough on Fleas, Powder or Liquid, 25c.
Rough on Roaches, Pow'd, 15c.,Liq'd, 25c.
Rough on Moth and Ants, Powdor, 25c.
Rough on Skeeters, agreeable in use, 25c.
E. 3. Wells, Chemist Jersey City, N J.
No one is bound to do impossibil
for HEADACHE-Hicks* CAPUIHNI?
Whether from Colds. Heat. Stomach or
Nervous Troubles. Capudlne will relieve you.
[t's liQuld-pleasant to take-acts lmmedl
itely. Try it, lue, 25c, and 50a at drug
There's a marked distinc
t i o n between Libby's
Beef and even 'the best
that's sold in bulk.
Evenly and mildly cured
and scientifically cooked in
libby's Groat White
f?teben, all the natural
flavor of the fresh, prime
beef is retained. It is pure
wholesome, delicious and
ready to serve at meal time,
Saves work and worry io
Other Libby "Healthful"
Meal-Time-Hints, all ready
to serve, are:
Peerless Dried Beef
"Purity goes hand in hand
with Products of the Libby
Write for free Booklet,
"How to make Good
Things to Eat".
Insist o n
Libby's a t
CLAREMONT Cor.LKGE, Hickory. N C Girls?
School. Uralthful Location. Experienced
Teachers, Moderate Kates. J.LMunPRY.Prea. !
?63 TO ?? ' pays Board. Tuition and Room
?0 Rent at PIEDMO.NT HIGH SCHOOL for
the session of nine months.
"It is the best and thc cheapest school in the '
state."-E. M. Koonce. Member of the legisla
"Mostf heartily do I commend the school to
all who have sons and dauchters to educate:"
-C. E. Taylor, Ex-prc-sl.tnt of Wake Forest
"In my opinion thcn> Ls no Hish School in
this part of the country doiii'.' more thorough
educational work "-E. V. Webb. M. C. " '
For Catalog write W. D. RCM.IS, LAWKDALS,
I J the Jtjf at and first bu?oeu rx?e^r. m Va. to own ?ti buM
inz-a line one. No Taca?eas. Ladies and Gentlemen.
I Bookkeeping. Shorthand. Penmar?p, Typewriting, Tde
erap'-y. ?cc. Three first taught by mail olio.
Leading business coUe?a south cf fha Fotoaao
Tiver."-Philo. Stinoqraphtr. Addrcu.
C M. SMITHDEAL, President. Ricbaoo^Va.
If so, you are an easy victim of
disease. You can avoid danger
if you build up your system with
the natural strength-giver
DE. D. JAYNE'S
which helps your body do its own
building up. It puts the whole diges
tive system in 3 perfect condition.
Regulates the stomach, imparts new
vigor and health to the tissues.
Your Druggist has it.
Two rises, 50c and 35c
ITCH CURED B^J??i?
DR. DAVID'S SANATIVE WASH ls guaran
teed to cure any case of Itch in hr. if I our if
used according to directions. Show this to per
sons havlntr Itch. If your dojr has Scratches or
Mamre David's Sa.natlve Wash will euro him
at once. Price 50c a Bottle! It cannot be mailed.
Delivered at your nearest express office free
upon receipt of 75 cents.
Owen? ,t Minni llnicl'o-- Richmond, Va.
Restores Gray Hair to Natural Color?
REM o VEO DANDRUFF CUD SCURF .
Invigorates and prevents the hair from falling LJ,
For Sal? by OruRgloU, or Sent Dlrvct by
XANTHINE CO., Richmond, Virginia
.rle* SI ft Bott)?; Oiimpl? Ootllr 35- Send lot Cbewlo**
THE LEXINGTON HOTEL
> Close to de Depots, Post Office, Capitol
Square, Wholesale and Retail sections.
NOTHING LIKE IT FOR
YHF TSWTII ^>&xn?e excel* any deoalrlej
? Ht I bL I fl in cleansing, whitening and
removing tartar from the teeth, beside* destroying
all germs of decay and disease which ordmarj
tooth preparations cannot do. j
TUP li ?l ITU P?tme used as a mouthy
I nS. mUU I fl wash disinfects the mouth
and throat, purifies the breath, and kills the serai
which collect in the mouth, causing sore throat,
bad teeth, bod breath, grippe, and much sickness^
Int LILv and burn, may be instantly
relieved and stzengthened by Paxtine.
AAfA BQIJ Paxtine will desi roy the gern?
fa A I Hnnn that cause catanh, heal the k?
flammation and stop the discharge,
remedy for uterine catarrh..
PM line is a harmless yet powerful
gc rm icidc.diiiricclint and deodorizer.
Used m bathing it destroys odors and
leaves the body antiseptically clean.
FOR SALE AT DRUG STOP'S,50c.
OR POSTPAID BY MAIL.
LARGE SAMPLE FRE?!
1 THE PAXTON TOILET CO.. B08TON. MA8jjL
^ FORMERLY BAPTIST^JNIVERSITY^ RALEIGH N. C. !
Among tho foremost Colle je* for Women ia the South. Fear distinct school*
Arts and Sciences, Music, Elocution and Art Kuu at cost.
Write for Catalogue._R. T. VAN IM, President.
AT LOW PRBCE.
SUPERIOR TO BEST SOLD AT ANY PRICE.
The small price is made possible by the
great demand for this Razor. The small
profit on each aggregating as large a
sum as if wc sold fower ats? greater price.
The benefit is the consumer's.
Thc Blade is of the finest steel, scien
tifically made and tempered by a secret
process- -and the blade, of course, is thc impor
tant part of any Razor. The frame is of satin finish,
silver plated, and "angled" correctly for safe,
quick and clean shaving. The tough bearded man
finds this Razor a boon; the soft bearded man
finds >t a delight. These blades can bo stropped.
Buy one and you will recommend it to all your
friends. That is the best test of any article.
in postage stamps
or cash brings it
prepaid by mail in
a special box.
Write nam* and full address very plainly,
BOOK PUBUBHIKQ HOUSE, xs* Leonard Street, sr. Y. city*