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By MARVIN ST. JOHNS
Copyright, 1922, WeBtorn Newepaper Union.
"WANTED-A capable young wom
an to act as private secretary to the
head of a large corporation. Apply,
eluting qualifications aud experience,
to A. 0., box 220."
Sylvia read ibo advertisement hope
fully. She wus a youug womau-If
twenty-five is young; she wus capable,
and for four yours she had been pri
vate secretary to Henry Cowle, head
of the Lighting Investment company.
But Sylvia was more than capable
she was pretty and charming, too, und
young Harry Cowle, had taken an
amazing liking to tho details of ellice
duty In bis father's corporation ? ver
since he caine home from college and
The young peoplo were not exactly
engaged, but Sylvia was Just us fond
of Harry us he was of ber. And so
mutters drifted until Henry Cowle in- j
"Harry," he said, "I've decided to
put you In charge of our Portland
branch. You can start west tomorrow.
I want to build lt up and shall*expect
you to stick to your desk there for ut
least two years."
That was how tho quarrel began.
Hurry announced that, If he went, he
would take Miss Sylvia Latham with
him as his bride. Henry Cowle re
joined that In that event be could re
sign bis position and take twenty-five
cents for a wedding gift. In the mid
dle of the discussion Sylvia entered,
but the discussion had grown so heat
ed that lt did not stop. Sylvia under
stood Its purport nt once, turned,
walked out, and never went back.
That was how she came to leave
Henry Cowdo. And now she wondered
whether It would he necessary to men
tion him as a reference.
Sl?e answered tho advertisement,
and on tho following day received a
letter asking her to call at a house In
tho suburbs. Sylvia wont,
A pleasant-looking woman met ber
nt the door.
"Can you cook a good plain dinner?"
Mrs. Chambers asked.
"I suppose I could," said Sylvia,
"I did not know I wus lo live here,"
she said. "Does Mr, Chambers want
me to go to town with him every
Mrs. Chambers stared at her. then
"Not If I know it," she answered.
"You are a queer girl. Now come along
and let us get tho mutton Into tho
oven. Alphonse is bringing a friend
home with him. That ti what he
ls always dohig, and without tho
slightest warning. Well, I guesB we
have enough food in the house, but
I don't know what I should huvo dono
Three-quarters of an hour Inter the
dinner was done, and almost simul
taneously there came a ring at tho
"There's Alphonse," said Mrs. Cham
bers. "I suppose he has left Ids key
ot the office again. Really, men ure
Then a new thought came to Sylvia.
Mrs. Chambers wus, perhaps, of a
Jealous nature. Perhaps that was why
Mr. Chambers bad left her to select
Five minutes precisely after Mrs.
Chambers had departed Sylvia, carry
ing n tray loaded with dishes, plates
and a large platter on which tho leg
of mutton reposed In a pond of gravy,
made her appearance In the dining
room. Then she perceived, seated at
the table, Mr. and Mrs. Chambers,
"Sylvia," he cried triumphantly.
"Harry 1" shouted Mr. Chambers.
"Whnt ts the matter? Have you gone
"No," answered Harry, "not now. I
have been Insane, almost, trying to lo
cate Miss Latham, since sho ran away
from us three weeks ago. I had a
decoy advertisement In the Sunday pa
pers, for a secretary, but not t\ single
answer rewarded my offorts. Sylvia,
dearest, look at mel It's all right
now. Father says he wants you as
much as I do. Yes, Mrs. Chambers,
of course, I have met Sylvia before.
Why-seo here, Alphonse,* Miss Lath
am and I have been engaged (for
"Well, you certainly will enjoy your
meals If you marry a Hook," said Mrs.
Chambers witheringly. *
"Cook? She's a splondld cook," sold
Harry. '"That ls-eh? What do you
mean by that, Mrs. Chambers? Sylvia
isn't a cook. Sylvia, dearest, you aren't
a cook arc you?"
"I thought I was a private secre
tary," said Sylvia, In tears. "But it
seems that I'm a cook now. Oh, let
mo ga, Harry 1"
"Didn't you answer my advertise
ment for a cook?" demanded Mrs.
Chambers of thc girl. But before Syl
via could reply Alphonse Chambers
brought his fist down with a Jar that
set thc glasses dancing upon the table.
"I see lt now 1" he yelled. "Harry,
they must have mixed tho advertise
ments at the newspaper office."
Mrs. Chambers wgot up from the
table, walked to Sylvia, and drew ber
Into ber arms.
"I'm sorry, my dear," she whispered,
caressing her. "I think you will make
a splendid wife for Hurry. Como and
sit down and we'll forget this little
"Uh 1" munched Mr. Chambers.
"From Ute taste of this mutton I feel
rather sorry lt was a misunderstand
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(U. S. Department of Agriculture
*Of all the problems that confront
tho farmer, tho supply of available
nitrogen for his crops is probably thc?
ono that demands the most careful
attention. Nitrogen to ho of benefit
to plant life must be available-that
ls, it must be in such a form that tho
plant can readily take it up from tho
The most available form of nitro
gen is what is known as nitrates, and
those aro found in combination with
certain base materials, such as nl
ttato of soda, nitrate of potash, ni
trate of ammonia, nitrate of lime,
Nitrogen combined with lime is a
very valuable combination, ns lime
ranks fourth as n plant food. Ni
trate of lime is termed by agricultu
ral experts as an ideal combination
of two very valuable elements of
plant food, carrying as it. does nitro
gen In n most available form, and
lime, which is both essential to plant
lifo and also to the neoJh of the
Ju the product that ls now being
put on the market, known as Nor
wegian nitrate of lime, tho lime be
ing in the form of nitrate of lime,
will not liberate the ammonia from
other materials which might bo con
tained in mixed goods. In fact, it
can be mixed with perfect safety and
satisfaction with any other fertilizer
materials, or lt can bo used alone for
direct application to tho soil.
The soils of most of the Southern
States are deficient In limo, and as
each ton of Norwegian nitrate of
limo contains about the equivalent
of 1,000 pounds of limestone, and
when the farmer ls npplying nitrogen
In the form of nitrate of limo to his
land,/he is nt thc same time apply
ing Hmo in its most desirable form,
and gradually accumulating a sup
ply of limo for futuro crops. Th?
beneficial action of limo on the soil
iz too well known to go Into further
discussion of that subject.
.While nitrate ?of lime has been
largely used as a fertilizer In Europe
for a number of years, and has also
beert In uso "among the farmers and
fruit growers of California and tho
Pacific Slope for several years, lt ls
only In tho past few months that a
supply has becomo available to tho
farmers of tho Southern States.
'Nitrate of Hmo contains no chlor
lno and is therefore suitable for uso
on tobacco, grapes, citrus fruits, etc.,
where materials containing chlorine
aro not desirable It is also splen
didly adapted to growing vogetablos,
as Its quickly availablo nitrogen pro
duces a rapid growth and tender
vegetables 'that are not too watery.
lt ls well for tho Southern farmer
to acquaint himself with this mate
rial ,for ho will find it a most deslr
ablo form of nitrogen. Peing In Ibo
form of nitrate, tho nitrogen is road
ily assimilated by tho plant, and it
is not necessary as in tho case of
certain othor forms of nitrogenous
fortlllzer, to bo converted Into ni
trate boforo tho plant tnkos it up.
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ply of fabric and a heavy
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?tive looks indicate your
re while its extra mileage
eira value in every size,
r speed wagon
There has been a large amount of
Norwegian nitrate ot limo used in
Georgia this spring, and theso prac
tical demonstrations have shown that
nitrate of lime is an ideal source of
Happiness for All Women.-"For
some time I have been using Ha
gan's Magnolia Halm, and now my
friends aro asking what has hap
pened to mo, that 1 look so well. I
have been aillicted with freckles,
blemishes and sallow complexion for
tho last four or five years, but now
my complexion is wonderfully im
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uso this liquid face nnd toilet pow
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7? cents at druggists, or by mail.
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Brooklyn, X. Y.-adv.
THE DEPARTMENTAL TRAINING
School is to Ho a Special Eeautre. of
Great s. s. Convention.
Spartanburg, June 10. - Special:
Departmental training schools arc to
be a feature of the annual convention
of the South Carolina Sunday School
Association, to be held in Columbia
at the University of South Carolina,
June 20-21-22. It Is announcod by
Leon C. palmer, general superin
tendent of the South Carolina Sun
day School Association, with head
quarters hero, that special training
school sessions will bo held for the
workers In every department, Includ
ing tho beginners, primary, Junior,
young people, adult and superintend
According to Superintendent Pal
mer, among tho subjects that will be
discussed in these training confer
ences aro the following:
"Tho Sunday School and the
.Homo," "Special Day Programs,"
"Work with Juniors," "Habit-form
ing and Memory Work," "Story Tell
ing for Beginners and Primaries,"
"'Fitting tho Country Sunday Schools
to tho Country Boys and Girls," "Tho
Girl of To-day," "Social Life of Our
Young People," "Winning tho Young
Peoplo to Christ," "Teaching the Les
Bon in tho Adult Bible Class," "Tho
Building up of Class Membership and
Attendance," "Practical Plans for
tho Small Sunday School," "Co-op
eration Between Public Shool and
Sunday School," "Tho Pastor's Placo
In tho Sunday School," "Tho Secre
tary and iHls Work," "Missionary
Instruction In the Sunday School."
ls an acute attack of Nasal Catarrh,
Those subject to frequent "colds in
the head" will find that tho use ol
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE will
build up tho System, cleanse the Blood
and render them less liable to colds,
Repeated attacks of Acute Catarrh
may lead to Chronic Catnrrh.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE Ia
taken internally and acts through the
Wood on the Mm otis Surfaces of the
System, thus reducing the inflamma
tion nnd restoring normal conditions,
All druggists. Circulars free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
An aviator who has brought down
five enemy planes ls called an "nco,"
and receives a modal In recognition
ot such service.
The Treachery of |
Dale Woods I
By CALVIN HENDRICKS . I
?Sopyr?sht, in?2, Wt?icm Newapapet Union.
"Hands UP I"
He?tor Waith was moro surprised
than alarmed. Four meu faced him
lu the rugged Kentucky mountain path
whom he hud heretofore accounted as
his friends. He was too accustomed
to the rugged mandatory ?ways of the
group, however, to hesitate at the or
"Why, what ls the trouble?" he
asked, quietly enough, although ho did
not Uke the glint lu the eyes of the
leader of the coterie, Wilson Vance.
"Sit down on that rock," directed the
leader of the quartet.
"Is 'this n holdup or a court of In
quiry?" be hazarded with a faint smile.
"It's a court of Justice nucLp serious
affair," replied Vance unoendlngly.
"To Stnte the case briefly: You, pur
porting to be u young business mau
from'the East, caine out here nearly a
month ugo seeking your health."
"My loiters should persuade you that
I nm the genuine article," spoke Waith
lightly und again with the smile.
. "It looks different now," declared
Vance. "You wore welcomed as a tem
porary guest at the home of my uncle.
You took an interest In my cousin, Nei
lle, his daughter. When a man's square
the Vanees trent him right. When be's
"What <lo you mean by that?" de
manded Waith Instantly and sternly.
"Just what the word Implies," brok?
In a new voice. Tho Instant Walt!
recognized the man as Dale Woods he
knew that he was in trouble. DaU
Woods was an old rejected but persist
ent suitor of pretty Nellie.
"I say you are a spy," declarer
Woods, facing Waith fiercely, "ant
these men know lt. You lost a cont
while bathing In tho creek. I fount
lt and In a secret pocket I discovered
Woods held close to the eyes of th?
? astonished Waith a badge of the gov
eminent secret service.
"I never saw it before," declnret
"That won't do!" snarled Woods
"You have come here under fnlse pre
tenses to get a clew to the hiding plac?
of my hunted brother."
There was silence and bowed bonds
Hector Waith knew that lils fate wo
sealed. Ho must act If he would suv
The men stepped aside In low-tone
consultation. Waith saw Woods dro\
out his revolver. Just beyond the cops
a horse grazed untethered. With
spring Waith gained his feet an
dashed toward the animal. He was 1
the saddle In n flush.
The horse made a bound along a na;
fow ledge skirting a deep ravine.
The pursuing coterie reached th
edge of tho rovlne. They peered dow
In awed silence. Only Dido Wood
said to himself, with a thought of Ne
j lie Vaneo: 4
"That ends the man who came b<
j tween me and my love!"
It wns hours afterward, when a lt vii)
lng form with tattered and dlsordere
attire emerged from u remote pnssag<
way between two walls of rock loadln
from the ravine.
! It was Hector Waith. ,Ho had sun
a few rods down into a nest of dens
Wntth lind clung, to those, safel
sheltered from the view of hts pu
suers until they had left the spot.
The moon wns up when ho emerge
from the ravine.
It was In the early hours of tl
morning. The mocyi was just slnkin
when lying In the rond before him 1
made out a human form. It was tht
of an old woman. She was insfnslb
and Waith could not arouse her.
"What shall I do?" he question?
himself.' "It is dangerous for me
delny, but I cannot leave this helple
old woman to die.
Like* the true man he was, Wai
thought only of the unconscious charj
on his hands and thc hours passed o
He discovered a deserted hut at a litt
distance. -Ile carried the old womi
thither. She revived somowhat, b
was still Incoherent.
For two days Waith gathered bc
rles, nuts, whatever he could find
give sustenance to his cbnrge. S:
was gradually rallying hor strength.
"Even nt tho risk of coming aero
any of the Woods band, I must g
word to others to caro for her, as
cannot," he decided.
He had not gone half a milo frc
the old hut In seorch of some otb
habitation when, turning a ledge
rocks, he faced a leveled rovolver
Dale Woods behind lt.
"So you ' escaped ?" ho hissed oi
"What luckl Morch."
"Walt," demurred Waith. "An c
woman whom I found two days ago ll
very Ul in a hut near hero."
"My mother 1" were the first wor
of Woods ns he gazed upon the face
tho old woman.
It was after Woods knew what
j owed to the man he had sought to <
stroy that he handed a note ho h
written to Waith.
"I fihall remove with my mother
some othor part of the country,"
snid. "You have nctetd the mun-mc
than that-for the sake of that d<
old woman. Take that letter to I
Vanees. I have confessed all my cc
ardly treachery. Cood-by."
And It was thus that Hector Walt
great nobleness of soul won Neille.
Her First Purchase.
Butcher- will you linvc the chlcli
dressed or undressed, madam?
Mrs, Tbungbiide-Dressed, plea
My husband is very fond of chic!
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RESOLUTIONS OE RESPECT. *fr
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Mrs. M. J. Stanton.
Whereas, tho great and Supromo
Ruler of tho Univorso has, lu Ills in
finite wisdom, remoyod, on May 7th,
11)22, from among us ono of our wor
thy and ostoemed laborers, Mrs. M.
J. Stansoll; and
Whereas, the long and Intimate
relation held with hor tn tho faithful
discharge of her duties in this church
makes it eminently befitting that wo
record our appreciation of hor:
Therefore, bo it .
Resolvod, That tho wisdom and
ability which sho has exorcised in
the aid of our church and Hold, by
service, contributions and counsel
will be held in grateful remembrance.
Resolvod, That tho sudden romo
val of such a life from our midst
leaves a vacancy and a shadow that
will be deeply realized by ali tho
members of this church, and will
provo a serious loss to tho commu
nity and the field.
'Resolved, That with deep sympa
thy with tho bereaved relatives of
tho deceased wo express our hopo
that even so great a loss lo us all
may bo overruled for good by Him
who doeth all things well.
Resolved, That a copy of these res
olutions bo printed In tho local papor,
the 'Baptist Courier, and a copy for
warded to the bereaved family.
adv.) Wolf Stake Baptist Church.
?Lady Killed in Runaway.
Johnston, Juno 8.-Mrs. W. S.
Myers, wife of a Methodist minister,
was killed near here yesterday after
noon when a horse drawing a buggy
in which sho was riding ran away.
support of Royalty),
At the installation ceremony of
King Felsul of Irak nothing had been
ieft undone In producing the atmos
phere necessary for such an occasion
In the country of the Caliphs of Bag
dad. The throne-or rather '.he chair
of state-was a masterpiece in scnrlet
rep, tinsel and gilt. After the cere
mony, which, lt will bo remembered,
was an open-air affair, the ritual re
quired that the throne should be re
moved. A stalwart Ethiopian --raised
lt above his . head and bore lt away
past the assembled multitude. Tho
frame beneath tho sent was simple
deal; and across the hoarding wus the
legend lu stencil of a Arm that ex
horts Scotch whisky. It shall be
nameless, because the most up-to-date
advertisement manager could never
have hoped for such n display. It
was worth a king's ransom and yet lt
was free ana unsolicited.-Manchester
Australia's Water Supply.
Australia's wonderful underground
water supply, her artesian basin sys
tem, might well rank among her
? greatest assets. But like other as
sets, the artesian water supply cnn bo
wasted, und Australians are noting
with concern thnt In New South
Wales there lins been a total diminu
tion In the flow of water from 208
selected water bores of something
like 21,400,000 gallons n day, or about
28.8 per cenL It ls now being recog
nized that the nrteslnn wator must be
conserved by the partial closing of
the bores, so that only the flow ca
pable of being used will, be allowed
to Issue. The Irrigation commission
is taking steps to penalize the care
less bore owner.-Christian Science
Not counting dehnte in congress,
Americans used 310,888,000,000 cubic
feet of artificial gas last yoar.
This is au achievement, comparing lt
with a generation ago when mother
had to wash the smoked chimneys of
tho kerosene oil lamps and trim their
In' about ono more generation tho
only heating and lighting will be by
electricity. A copper mine ls a good
legacy for grandchildren.
The Flapper Dollar.
Already the critics-call them hy
pers, If you like-are knocking our new
silver coln. One writer calls lt the
"flapper dollar" and says the open
lipped girl thereupon looks os though
she might be saying "Line's blzzyl"
or "Say, llssen I" Just that sort of
girl, you know. If the comment were
not co obvious we would say some
thing about money talking-but we re
Aughtry Found Guilty.
Columbia, Juno 1.-. Theodore
Aughtry, of this city, was to-dny
found guilty of manslaughter In con
nection with tho killing of Silas Glad
j den, for which he was Indicted ftr
Aughtry killed Gladden following
a quarrel over a dish ono family had
borrowed from tho other, tho two
families living In the samo houso
The Jury was out from 8.4 0 last night
till 11 o'clock this morning.
Aughtry was sentonced to servo
a term of five years In the State pen
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Alfica Westfield Perrit!,
tiras, born at Hartwell, Ga., April 10,
ISO3, and diod nt tho County Hospi
tal, Anderson, S. C., May 19, 1922,
after a very brief illness. Ho was
graduated from tho Soubon High
Schootl in May, 1911, and cut oreel
Clemson College In tho September
following. Hero ho contracted a io
lont caso of pnoumonla in tho spring ,
of 1912, and was sent, for three
months, to the Pino Heights Hospi
tal, Augusta, Ga. After his rotura
to college ho suffered a relapso, aud
was' thus forced to leave college and
relinquish tho scholarship he had
won in a county contest.
In tho spring of 1918 Mr. Porrltt
volunteered for tho U. S. Navy, and
was sont to tho training station nt
Piney Grove Camp, Charleston, S. C.
Ho did not soe active service In tho
Croat War, but having enlisted for
four years, ho maintained his con
nection with tho navy until Decem
ber, li)2l, when ho received an hon
For two yours Mr. Perritt was In
tho em ploy ment of G. W. Gignll
liat & Son, of Sonccn, ns tho mana
ger of tho Sonoca 'Warehouse Co.,
whore, as a man of business, ho
proved capablo, painstaking and
honorable, enjoying in tho fullest de
gree the good will and respect of his
employers. Tho last few months of
his lifo wore spent quietly with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D? A. Porrltt,
at their homo near' Seneca. v"
Mr. Porrltt became a Christian at
tho early age of elovoil years, and
was baptized into tho fellowship of
thfc Seneca ?'Baptist church by Rev.
C. Wardlaw, its pastor. In this re
lationship, as in every oilier, his lifo
wes characterized by a (inlet earnest
ness .steadfast loyalty to duty, and
by a deop interest that was never
demonstrative, but always true and
Dependableness was tho key-noto
of his eharaotor. Whether In church,
lodge or community, nobody over
had a moment's doubt ns lo whore
Alfred Porrltt stood whoa a good
cause was at stake.
Tho lovo of a man's heart ls the
supremo test of his character, Alfred
loved God, and God's cause ns rep
resented in His church. Of thls??io
gave, In his quiet and modest way,
many convincing proofs, among
which may be mentioned his gift of
a beautiful individual cup commun
ion service, now used by tho church,
nnd his bequest, out of his savings of
his brief life, of a largo sum of
money ns a beginning for a new
Church building. And thus, "though
dead, ho will yet livo and speak"
through tho years In tho church ho
loved so sincerely.
Ho loved his homo and its cher
ished inmates with a strongth that
tied him there. "Tho shouting and
tho tumult" of a busy, bustling
world offered no Inducements to his
He loved his friends with a loyal
sincerity that proved itself In many
happy ways. That he made friends,
stronger and moro Humorous per
haps, than ho even suspected, goes
without saying, and was fully dem
onstrated by the Immense throng
that attended his funeral, and by tho
wealth of lovely flowers that covered
A life which thus steadied itself by
this triple attachment-its love for
God, for home, and for friends-and
Christ Himself could point no nobler
objects for man's love-must bear
Its fruit in ways and places which
only God can see, and In tho hearts
and memories of his many friends
its influence will abldo as another
noto of harmony in tho choir invisi
ble, "whose music ls tho gladness of
Mr. Perrltt ls survived by his fa
ther, D. A. Porrltt, and mother, Eliz
abeth Dendy Porrltt, of Seneca, and
by his sisters, Mrs. A. S. Rollins,, of
Charleston; Mrs. O. C. Skihner, Au
gusta, Ga., and Miss Lura Perritt, of
Seneca. (adv.) A Friend.
No Worm? in a Healthy Child
All children troubled with Worms have an un?
healthy color, which indicates poor blood, and as a
rule, there ls more or I ess stomach disturbance.
GROVE'S TASTELESS CHILL TONIC given regu
larly for two or three weeks will enrich tho blood,
improve tho digestion, and act as a general Strength
ening Tonic to tho whole system. Natur? will then
throw off or dispel the worms, and theChlld wlllbe
to perfect health. Pleasant to take. 60c per bottle.
Ono Killed, Severn! Injured.
Uvalda, Ga., Juno 8.-Lightning
struck a tenant house near hero lato
yesterday and killed Jamos Linton,
Sr., a negro, and seriously wounded
three othor negroes.
First Halo of Now Crop Tovas Cotton.
Houston, Texas, Juno S.-Tho first
bale of 19 22 Toxas cbtton was auc
tioned off hore for $1,200 on Tues
day. It came from tho Rio Grnndo
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