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THE KITTEM8. .
"Me-ow, mt'-ow," said the kitten
whose name was Tag.
said the kitten
whose name was
"How did you get
that name?" asked
Haid Spot, "you
see, I belong to tho
cook. And, as you
seo, too, for you
have eyes lu your
kitten head I no
tice, I am not
much bigger than
"Now, the cook
ls so huge that I
_ _ , tsuiipiy look like a
Funny Pair. mt? 'blt of ft 8pot
beside the cook. The cook and I, they
say, arc a funny pair.
"The cook, as you know, is a mau
cook, and one of bis two feet ls sov
cral times larger than all of mel
"That may be a curious sentonce,
Tag, but it ls my kitten way of talk
ing. I'm not very big and not very
"But I needn't bother about such
things, as I am so well looked after.
When people see the cook nnd then
take a look at rae they don't see how
I can escape being stepped on by the
cook without his noticing it.
"But I am not afraid, for I know he
ia looking out for me, and that he
would not step on me for anything.
"Of course no one thinks he would
step on me except by mistake, but I
know he will not make any mistake of
that sort. I know, me-ow, me-ow."
"But," said Tag, "your name Isn't
so very sensible, for there are big spots
as well as little spots."
"A spot usually Isn't so big," said
Spot. "But no matter. Names mean
so mt io. I have such fun, too. I go
tn the coal bin and get my little white
nose so dirty.
"Then the cook apologizes for me,
for I don't know how to very well. Ha
says: 'Please excuse the kitten for
being dirty, as he has1 just been In
the coal bin, which he likes as a play
"But he lets me go tn the coal bin,
for he knows I like lt. He says I'm
a cunning little brown and white kit
"So you are,'* said Tag.
"Of course," Tag continued, 'Tm a
little kitten, too, but I am of greenish
grayish color. Oh, there are lots of
kittens just like I nm and lots of cats,
"But no matter, for I think lt ls s
good cat ?dyle."
"Fine," sahl Spot.
"There's a little black kitten In this
house, too. Let's get him to come and
talk to us."
"But no sooner had they said this
than along came a little black kitten.
"Here I am," sahl the black kitten.
"One of my friends was 111, and I was
playing with him. Yes, I tensed him
by playing and making believe to bite
with my little sharp teeth.
"And my friend who wns 111 had
boys and gh'ls sluging songs for him.
And he sang, too. And I joined In
the ohorns with a 'Me-ow, me-ow,
"Ah, how they all did sing. Both
the boys and the girls. Mnrllo led the
singing and Mich
ael sang, too-and
oh, all of the
rest sang. They
have fine voices,
and they sing with
so much swing
and melody and
"How fine you
talk," said tho
"Truo," sn ld the
black kitten, "but
I have some very
"Well, I belong
to Mnrllo, I'm
pretty fine, too,"
"And M a r 11 o "All Sat Toaaxhsr.*
sent n friend of
his to come nnd see me," said Spot.
"And I've Just been listening to bim
sing," said the black kitten.
"Yes, we're nice kittens, but we've
nice girls and boya In this bouse-fine
ones, Indeed, so we most bo nice kit
"Now, let us sing a little kitten
"So the kittens all sat togotber, and
they sang this song:
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow, this la the kit
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow, lt will not be
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow,
lots of fun,
"Me-ow, mo-ow, me-ow,
not of dun.
take a nap,
"Me-ow, mo-ow, me-ow, often In a good,
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow, we're patted, yee,
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow, and us they real
"Me-ow. me-ow, me-ow, for we go about
"Me-ow, me-ow, me-ow, and catch avery
"Thin ts the kittens' sonar.
"You see, lt was not lea?."
And then the kittens purred until
they went to sleop to dream of mlos
.nd milk and petting snd warmth I
we havo euoh
from morn till
me-ow, sometimes we
.J. WHICH ? A
?I* ?J? -fr ?J? ?J? rj? *l? ?J? ?|? ?J? ?J. ?I* ?I? ?J?
(D. W Iliott in Easley Progress.)
Two boys, born of the same per
ente, brought up by th? same godly
mother, attended the same Sunday
school, her rd the same preacher
preach, educated at the same school,
left home together and both of them
hired to tho same merchant in a
nearby town to dork for him in his
store. The older of the two joined
the church and attended Sunday
school regularly, never touched
liquor, was very attentive to his du
ties. Tho younger hoy was by far the
moro talented, he made friends fast
er, ho pieased his customers bettor
at first, but be never attended Sun
day school, he seldom attended the
services at the church, and occasion
ally you could smell whiskey upon
his breath. He ran with the wild
boys around town. The merchant
could not soe how ho could dress so
well and go in such stylo on the sal
ary he paid him, and tho frequent
uso of whiskey began to tell on bim
in neglecting his duties in the store.
So at the first of the second year the
merchant told the young man that
his'services were no longer needed.
And, from bad to worse he went, and
soon became a loafor on the streets,
breaking his father's and mother's
hearts, disgracing their good name,
losing his own character, his health,
his mind, and, worse than all else,
his soul. The other boy continued
his attendance at church. Ho was at
the store late and early. Before the
second year had passed he became a
partner In the store and had married
tho merchant's daughter.
Why the' difference in these two
boys? Just because one wanted to
bo a man and a Christian and tho
other did not. Young mon, you have
your choice. Which wBl you take as
your example to follow?
Where to Find a Good Wife.
The great evangelist, Sam Jones,
once said that when he wanted a
good time, when he was a worldly
young man, he went to tho dance,
but when ho decided to get a wife
he went to the prayer meeting.
The Hon. Will H. Hayos, Postmas
ter General, was asked by a reporter
how he happened to meet his wife,
and where did you meet ber? His
answer was, "At a Wednesday night
prayer meeting, at Crawfordsvillo,
Ind., sitting next to her father."
For Expectant Mothers
DSED BY THREE GENERATIONS
Barra roa BOOKLET oa MOTUIRHOOD Ma TIM BAST, ran
BBAONILO a tau LATO*. Cc, Dirt. 8>D. ATLANTA, SA.
Mob Lynches Negro.
Texarkana, Texas, March 16.
Brownie Tuttle, colored, charged
with assault on an aged white wo
man near Hopo, Ark., early yester
day, was taken from the Hope city
Jail early to-night by a mob of 300
persons and hanged at a spot about
50 feet from the Jail.
Posses searched the woods all af
ternoon between Hope and Washing
ton, Ark., seeking the negro.
The woman, who lived at Hnttles
vlllo, Ark., was on her way to the
homo of hor daughter a few miles
out of that town. A pair of faded
brown overalls, freshly bloodstained,
found In Tuttle's home, was declar
ed by the mob to compljto the iden
tification of tho negro.
"I Got Real Mad when I Loit My
Setting Hen," write* Mrs. Hanna;
"When I went II to our barn and found my best
setter dead T not r:al mad. One package ol Rat
Snap killed six big rats. Poultry raisers should uso
Rat-Snap." Comes In cakes, no mixing. No smell
from dead rats. Three sizes. Prices. 35c, 65c. $1.25.
Sold and guaranteed by
Barton's Drug Store,
Whit miro-Marett Hardware Co.
Heavy Loss for Edisto Lumber Co.
Branchville, March 17.-The Ed
isto River Lumber Co, located at
Embreo, four miles west of bore,
sustained a heavy loss last night at
ahout'lO o'clock, tho sawmill depart
ment, supply house and repair shops
being totally dostroyed by fire. The
loss ls oxpoctod to run Into several
hundred thousand dollars. Tho In
surance carried on tho plant ls not
known. Tho company had a largo
quantity of material on hand, but all
of this, with tho planing depart
ment, was saved.
Tho oldest police matron In tho
United States, in point of service, ls
Mrs. Fannie Hines, who has served
in that capacMy. with tho Detroit
police department, for over a quar
ter of a century.
Great Britain plans a groat hydro
electric plant In the Severn river,
to utilizo tho power of the tides.
Parafin wax, under pressure of 150
tons to the square inch, becomes
more rigid than soft steel.
IN THE SPRING
Restores tho Quality of Blood luid
Drives Out Impurities-Builds
Up tho Red Corpuscles.
IMPROVES THE COMPLEXION.
A standby Among Physicians for 30
Yours-In Tablets as Woll US
You notice complexions in tho
spring. People who havo plenty of
rich, red blood have lips a deep, rosy
red, oyos-bright and clear. Good
complexions are based on the solid
foundation of good blood, with plen
ty of red corpuscles. When blood
becomes clogged with impurities,
when tho rod corpuscles are not ab
sorbing enough oxygen from the
lungs and distributing it to the cells
throughout the body, good complex
ions fado. Not only that, but you
feel tired and exhausted all the time.
Your shoulders droop and you lounge
around against anything handy. You
lack energy because your blood is
weak and thin-not enough red cor
People call lt "Spring Fever." Call
it what you will, it is bad blood. It
weakens powers of resistance.
If you feel that way you should
take that exceptionally good blood
tonic, "Glide's'Pepto-Mangan, for a
while, lt will make rich, red blood.
For thirty years lt has been a stand
by among physicians. It will help
you to build up this spring. All that
comes from having good blood with
plenty of red corpuscles will come to
When you go to your druggist's bo
sure to get the genuine Gudo's Pep
to-Mangan with the name "Gude's
Pepto-Mangan" on the package. Tt
is sold In both liquid and tablet
form. Both have the same medicinal
Body of Baby Found in Well.
McCormick, S. C., March 16.-A j
white baby boy, with a wire fastened
around its neck, was found suspend
ed in a well on a lot about two
blocks from the depot hero to-day by
some boys. No clue as to tho party
or parties leaving the baby has "been
found. The body was well formed
and was suspended about five feet
below the level of the ground. It ts
evident that the baby was left short
ly after it was born. The verdict of I
the coroner's jury wa? that it came
to its death at the hands of parties
unknown and in a manner unknown.
To Stop a Cough Quick
take HAYES' HEALING HONEY, a
cough medicine which stops the cough by
healing the inflamed and irritated tissues.
A box of GROVE'S O-PEN-TRATE
SALVE for Chest Colds, Head Colds and
Croup is enclosed with every bottle of
HAYES' HEALING HONEY. The salve
should bo rubbed on the chest and throat
of children suffering from a Cold or Croup.
Tho healing effect of Hayes' Healing Honey in
side the throat combined with the healing effect of
Grove's O-Pen-Trate Salva through tho pora? of
the s?i? soon ?iups a cough.
Both remedies are packed in one carton and tho
cost of the combined treatment is 35c.
Just ask your druggist for HAYES'
Quick ('all for tho Hereafter.
Here is a recipe for making a
Take tw cups of saw dust, four
spoonsful of knot-holes, ono quart
of pine shavings, two "chips off tho
old block," ono pint "pine rozzum,"
two cups of gratod hickory bark and
three pints wood alcohol. Mix and
stir thoroughly with a hand-stick,
set In a cool place at tho foot of tho
bod until it simmers in August, go
and soo your undertakor, your law
yer and appoint an administrator,
kiss your v/ifo good-bye, cuss out
your mother-in-law, shoot tho dog,
then, after eating two slices of the
custard aforementioned, prepare'for
tho greet beyond and meet 'your
friends en t*ho ouija board. Or, if
you '.".on't want to die a natrual
death, why, just call In a doctor.
"No; the people sho buys things
from do that."-Ladles' Homo Jour
MRat4nnp Kills 4ft RAU"
Writ?? Irria N?tWod. Peansyhraaia
Ha says : "After usia* on*> larra Mfaffk
wa counted 4M dead tata." RAT-SNAP
Ulla 'am, drleo up tho carcass, and leave*
no smell. Casu and doa*a won't touch lt.
Comas in eonvenkn aiMc?k??:norabdaf;
with othar food. Oat a pack*** today.
Three rfsaa: 85A for kitchen cr cellar; Mo
for chicken hoots or corn crib: SI.? for
Barton's Drug Store,
Whitmlre-Mnrott Hardware Co.
-* . .
Undor a pressure of 90 tons to the
square inch wator can bo compressed
20 por cont in volume. ?
NAVAL TROPHIES OP THE WAR.
Navy Re?oives War-Craft- Yankee
Tars Aboard Some of Hie
As a sincere acknowledgment of
the paramount value of the American
navy's part In tho World War, and
its signal performance In "guarding
the road to Franco," the Allied Peace
Council allotted to our sea, forces
eleven German fighting craft, rang
ing from dreadnaught to submarines.
Witjh the American flag at the peak,
and. according to customs of war,
flying high above the conquered Ger
man-,vwival ensign, these surrendered
ships entered New York harbor. All
Amerlcan crews were dispatched to
Europe to bring home these great
trophies. , .
These ar? th? first real prises of
war that have been won by the navy
in our times. In tho Spanish-Ameri
can war the Spanish armored cruiser
"Marie Teresa" surrendered af tho
battle of Santiago, but was lost at
sea, and other than a few small gun
boats captured at Manila Bay and in
Cuban waters, tho navy had no real
big prizes from tho war with Spain.
The treaty of poace ended once for
all the Gorman navy. Only the
treachery of the German admiral
robbed the Allied navies of the best
of the surrendered ships, for so woll
had the Gormans dono their work
that the new battle cruiser "Hinden
burg" could not be salvaged. Among'
tho ships beached and saved was, the
new scout-crulsor "Frankfurt,"wn.ich
has since been allotted to the Amer
ican navy and is now under our flag.
Damaged by the grounding at tho
Orkneys, the turbine machinery of
this ship was not In working order
and the Transport "Hancock" towed
the German vessel across the Atlan
tic. But the really big prize of our
spoils of war is the dreadnaught
"Ost Friesland," a handsome and
comparatively modern battleship of
22,??? tons, armored with twelve
12-inch guns and a powerful second
ary battery. Both the "Frankfort"
and the "Ost Friesland" bore the
brunt of battle and were in at the
melee at Jutland. The big ship, was
struck by a British torpedo, but, due
to the clever way tho Germans have
employed sub-dividing their hulls,
the vessel managed to limp into port.
The "Frankfurt" also came through
the action practically scot-free, being
hit only four times and sustaining ,
but few casualties.
Throe German destroyers wore al
so allotted to our nnvy Of these tho
G-102 had an Interesting career.
Built originally by Schlchau for Ar
gentino, as the St. Louis, the Ger
mans at tho outbreak of the war ap
propriated her and her four sisters.
This extremely fast craft took part
in the North Sea potions and was
one of the vessels scuttled at Scapa
Flow. The other two destroyers wero
also salvaged at the Orkneys, and
are, as far as the machinery is con
cerned, in a disabled condition. They
were towed in by the American mine
sweepers Rail, Red-Wing and Fal
con. Six German XJ-hoats have also
been delivered to us, and are now
in tho navy yards under examination
and study by our experts. These ves
sels will undoubtedly be placed in
first-class condition, and compara
tive tests will bo made to determine
tho relative value of the ships built
by Germany and those constructed
by our own experts.
I/ocal Notes from New Hope.
New Hope," March 16.-Special:
Our farmers have their land about
ready ior planting, and they havo
certainly been enjoying and utiliz
ing this Ano weather.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Abbott, of Liberty,
and Henry Elrod, of Purman Uni
versity, 'Greenville^ were guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. El
Tho many friends of Carl Brown
are sorry to learn of his being con
fined to his bed with pneumonia. We
hope for his ?peedy recovery.
Miss Jessie King is on a visit to
Atlanta for a while.
Mrs. E. L. Stone and son, of thc
Bounty Land section, were recent
visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Jeff D. Tollison.
Mrs. Morgan ls spending soveral
weeks at the home of her son, Joe
Miss Hazel Tollison entertained
quito a number of yoting people at
her home at a party last Saturday
night, in honor of her brother, Ern
est Tollison, who bas recently return
ed home from tho army, having boon
IP Uncle Sam's sorvlco for the past
Miss Pearl White, who ls teaching
at tho West Union school, spent the
past week-end with her parents.
Paul Miller made a business trip
to Anderson last Saturday.
Mrs. E. P. Wood had services at
hor home last Sunday afternoon by
her pastor, Rev. M. J. Stansell. A
largo crowd was present and several
old-time songs woro sung suitable
for the occasion. Mrs. Wood has
boen confined to her rom for several
months. Her son, Hobo Wood, is
also quite sick, hoing in the hospital
at Greenville. The many friends of
both wish for thom early restoration
Olor Kelley and family, of Liberty,
and Bennie Roy Kelley visited at the
home ot Mr. and Mrs. John A, Kel
Mr. and Mrs. It. B. Becknell and
family were recent visitors In tho
home of Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Moore,
near Return. I
Luther Volrath visited In Bickens j
a few days ago.
Lift Off with Fingers
Doesn't hurt a blt! Drop a little
"Froozono" on an aching corn, in
stantly that corn stops hurting, then
shortly you lift it right off with
Your druggist solis a tiny bottle of
"Froozono" for a few cents, sufficient
to remove evory hard corn, soft corn
or corn between the toos, and the
calluses, without soroness or irrita
"But I don't like this cold boiled
mutton you've served me," the new
boarder objected peevsihly. "Doesn't
one have any choleo here?"
"Certainly," the landlady re
sponded. "You have the choice of
eating that or leaving it alone,"
The plain Quaker hat originated
In the 17th century.
Littlo Uiver Ixicul Items.
Littlo River, March 15.-Special:
The health bf this community ls
fairly good at present, except for a
few bad colds.
The farmers of our section are
still enjoying the pretty fair weather
and they aro making a good begin
ning towards preparing the land for
the crops. There ls quito a differ
ence from what lt was a year ago.
Mrs. Mattlo Pike and father, E. A.
Perry, of Salem, were recent visitors
at P. N. Bryson'8.
J. S. Cantrell, of Keoweo Rivor,
was visiting his father, L. R. Can
trell, tho past week. ?
Rev. Holcombe filled his regular
appointment at Shieltzer school house
Inst Sunday. There was a large at
tendance, and I am sure that every
ono was well repaid for being pres
Joe Burgess, of Jocessoe, was vis
iting relatives and friends In this
section tho past week.
Mrs. Sarah Mooro, of Doono's
Creek, was mingling among relatives
and friends in this section recently.
Dr. S. S. Meronoy was called to
visit the littlo child of A. V. Gallo
way recently. Wo hope that the lit
tle ono will soon bo entirely well
Not Even a "Comber."
A man sat tn a fashionable coif
feur's shop with his little daughter
while his wife was having a marcel
wave put In her hair. Stroking her
father's gleaming head, the child
"No waves for you, daddy. You're
HAIR STOPS FALLING!
Immediately after using "Dander
ine" you cannot find any dandruff or
falling hair, but what pleases you
most it that your hair seems twice
as abundant; so thick, glossy and
just radiant with life and beauty.
Get a 3 5-cont bottle now. Haro lots
of long, heavy, beautiful hair.-adv.