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"California Fig Syrup" is
lild's Best Laxative
Even if cross, feverish, bilious, con- j
istipated Or full of cold, children love'
Mg "fruity" taste of "California Fig !
.Syrup." ^teaspoonful never fails lo j
clean the liver and bowels. In a fowl
TtQUrs you can seo for yourself howl
thoroughly it works all the souring
?food and nasty hilo out of the stom- !
a<m and bowels, and you have a well, I
playful child again. 1
Itnpulso Dodd's ftf
O M M Y Dodd, "Impulso
Dodd," cattleman, was la
Chicago, with his big sale
over. And oven in Chica
go, where sight-seeing cat
tlemen were common, Im
pulse Dodd was a m>
ceable figure, with bia six feet odd,
?ree money ways, und nlmost perpot
He paused in front of a small, nar
w store, whose ono window was full
Wt toys. Inside, the counter and
shelves were pacekcd with the same
mind of goods.
S&"Just Santa," said Impulse, aloud.
JlBTleve I'll go in." 1
9 lie closed his fingers tightly and
^Bushed open the door with his thumb,
T,"Put in his thumb,*' he grinned, "and
^v-doos he indi out a plum?"
In the shop wore two men, the one
w) front ol' tin- eounter loud-voiced
? nd threatening, "Well," this one was
' pish-K"; ns i- o"!'1" ) entered, "I'll give
ypU jihp two more days tr. moot your
HI, till the day after Christmas. IC
i?? (ion'i poy ivie in full then, 1 will
; ike possession."
?As tho mun stalked out, Impulse
itsod his right Coot and swung lt
u'li nial forth thoughtfully,
"Chu 1 ebbw you anything, slr?" he
?(ked a moment later, as Impulse
itriied, io tho counter with -n bnlf-ro
gretful frown on his fnce, nddlng:
"It's Just ns well you didn't do it, slr.
He's n very vindictive mun."
"Thnt sp? Then I sure wish I had.
1 don't generally bold back on things,
hut this city's getting me right scared.
I've reined up unusual tho last tbreo
days. Now 'bout the toys. That man's
talk ls so oasy unraveled. I reckon
you'll sell cheap?" .
m "At almost your own prlco, sir.
There ls only this one nay to sell, and
dj can't hope to do enough. I've seen
rallnro for a week past, though for a
??while I did hope to come out in condl
jjon to start again. Now what can I
gui ow you?"
"Well,.not only one solitary thing In
?jnrticulnr, I reckon," scnnnlng tho
?helves Judicially. "They all look right
^ntlclng, nnd what I dldn'ybuy would
?make me feel sorry to look nt. What'll
you take for the bunch?"
I The storekeeper moved nlong tho
ounter, trying to nrrnngo his goods
"Look around nil you wnnt to," he
Id amlnbly. "And there Is an onsy
hair back yonder where you can sit
nd !rest, if you like."
?I Impulse followed him.
H "No wonder you can't sell, if you
eat all customers like me," ho com
laincd. "Now, see here," slapping a
Big roll of bills on the counter. "How
"How Muob," Demanded Impulse.
much? Remember there's only one dny
l'or selling Santa stuff. ' .. /
"Do you mean business?" nskod the
shopkeeper, n sudden huskiness coming
jojo his voice,
M niions of mothers keep "Califor
nia Fig Syrup" handy. They know a
teaspoonful to-day saves a sick child
to-morrow. Ask your druggist for
genuine "California Fig Syrup. "
which has directions for babies and
children of all ages printed on bottle.
Mother! You must say "California"
or you may get art imitation fig
"Fifteen hundred, if you mean the
cost. But I worn you it's too late to
sell much-" .
"Oh, I'm sure a hustler down home,"
cheerfully, "and I've a hunch I cnn
inove Santa gooda toler'ble brisk tho
/'doy before the day. Now lot's seo,
fifteen, with a fair per cent for profit
and a little for good will makes lt just
two thousand. There you are," peel
ing off another bill or two, und then
replacing the roll In his pocket. "Now
you've got to throw in your services
as clerk for the rest of the day."
"But I can't-" began tho dnzed
shopkeeper. But Impulse was at the
"Back right soon," ho called, "Be
getting the goods ready to handle
Outside, Impulso glanced up and
down the street. Half a dozen urchins
were playing on tho sidewalk, two or
three were hanging behind n dray, a
newsboy was crying his papers. Other
youngsters were dimly seen among
pedestrians and street vehicles. Im
pulse put two flugers into his mouth
and blew a blast that would cover a
mile on the prairie. At the same
time cssftf 'iin'thi ?vns cominu rrom
lils pocket with all the coins his flu
gers could grasp. These were tossed
Into tho air. By the time they had
ceased Jingling on tho sidewalk, fifty
more or less, grimy little bonds were
clutching for them.
"Now, you bunch," called Impulse,
".lust listen to nie for n minuto. Who's
the most no 'count boy In this neigh
"Crawfish Bobby " answered :i voice
i-rompt ly. "Ho never $ tanda iront? iib!
curries every cent h .mic to his ?na-a-a."
"And the most unpopular girl?
There wis a short silence, then
several of the boys tutored.
"Baggy Sally," said ono of 4:hem.
"She's Peanut Seller Bet's girl, an'
when we boys throw mud she fights
like a wildcat."
"And gives all of you a mighty good
drubbing, I hopo," commented Im
pulse. "Now, boys, the two who. bring
Crawfish Bobby and Baggy baily to
me ger a four-bit piece each, and tell
them they'll get nnother for coming.
Now, the lot of you come buck, for the
show isn't barf over;"
Ten minutes later, Crawfish Bobby
and Baggy Sally stood In front of him.
Impulse placed a hand upon a shoul
der of ench.
"These two uro going to bo little
Santas and give you all n right nico
"Mr. Santa Claus, I Believe Slr," She
present by nnd by," ho called to the
rapidly increasing crowd of urchins.
"Mind, you'll owo it in part to them.
Now stampede Into tho streets and
alleys of tho neighborhood and corral
every boy and girl you cnn find, and
bring 'em hero. Just nn hour from
now this ctoro'U commence to give
out presents, nnd you'll nil get ono.
Nobody will bo missed. Jilt tho strcot
now, tho whole lot of you except these
In nn hour, tho door was thrown
?open and the rush began, with hnlf a
'thousand whooping youngsters to make
tho nssnult. It wns short work, the
pillaging of tho store, and in forty
minutes all was over. And thon, Juat j
alt the hilarious present bonrors wera .
scattering into ovory street and alley,
nn automobile swerved out from the
street traille nnd stopped ut the curb.
In it were nh old gentleman and" a
lady nnd scvorol girls. The gentleman
motioned sortio of Urn uren his to tho";
side ot the car, where t?iey were Que* '
Honed as to the extraordinary spec-j
tacle. Then-a few words passed be
tween the occupants of the cor, after
which one of the giris oughted and
came to tho store. Crawfish Bobby
.and Baggy Sally were Just outside tbe|
door, ..with their'arms full.
"You're the little Santa's," smiled
the . young Indy, as she took their
bunds, "und I just know you bad a big
time.". Then she entered the store and
?went straight tb Inipulse.
?*Mr. Santa Claus, NI bellbve, slr?"
"Why-or-no," stammered Impulse,
turning red, "only-rer-Just as a sort
of advance agent, named Impulse-I j
mean Tommy Dodd." _
The girl broke into ja ringing laugh.
< "Impulse 1 I like that," she cried.
"Now. Impulso 'Dodd, have you any
definite arrangement for the Christmas
holidays-any binding engagement, I
"N-o-o, nothing except to tramp side*
walks and say 'Howdy' to . every
stranger who'll let me."
"Goodl Then there's nothing In the
way of our invitation. You see, we're
having a houseful of company for th?
holiday week, and papa and mamma
suggested, that I ask you. Papa owns
a ranch out West, ana ho says he
knows how a stranger must feel In a
city at Christmas time, and ho thinks
a man who cnn do what you've Just
dono will certainly be an acquisition to
our party. And I may add we all feol
the same way. You'll como? There ls
room in our machine."
Impulse nodded. He lacked words
fitting to tho occasion, A week at a
house pai'tyl Geel wquldn't that ho
stuff to tell the boys nt the ranch.
Start back the day after Christmas?
Who? He? No, slroe I That would ho
rank foolishness. Not till the last gun
was fired. ,
So he walked out to the automobile
with the girl, with never a thought of
the emptied store behind, or of the
beaming, misty-eyed man who could
now stock up hgalnTVlthout tho bale
ful skeleton of a creditor to glare at
him over the goods. And ns Dodd en
tered the automobile, one of the girls
afterwards declared that she heard
him murmur, "And pulled out a
plum," though she could not under
stand why. It was Just ono of his
funny ways. v
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JOHN AVANNAMAKER IS NO MORJB
Notod ^philanthropist and Internn
tiofin'lly Known M/orchant Oles,
rhiladolphia, Pa./ Deo.. 14.-The
funeral Services for John Wannama
kor. in terna lionally famous merchant
nnd former Postmaster General, who
died here lani Tuesday, were held to
day at 2 o'clock in Bethany Presby
terian church, located Mi\>a neighbor
hood once prosperous, but no longer
suggestive of either beauty or wealth
or ostentation. In that ediflce, which
long hos 'hoon known familiarly both
by those who worshipped there, and
others, ' aa "John -Wapnamal?er's
cb.urch,'? ibo body of tho merchant
prince lay in state dining the day
until tho hour of noon. Tho inter
ment wan private, in Hie family
vault tu tho picturesquely situated
comotory of at. James the Less. Rev.
A. Gordon McLennan, pastor of tho
Bethany church, conducted tho ser
vices, holli in tho church and' at tho
Mr.'Wanna..taker, who was In his
.85th year, had preserved himself in
a remarkable manner, actively par
ticipating, until a few mouths ago, in
affairs civic, political, Industrial and
religious? although ho had not been
in his usual vigorous health tho last
year. A'<r. Wannamaker was Identi
fied prominently with tho movement
to celebra'e tho 15 0th anniversary
of the Signing of the Declaration of
Independence with a world exposi
tion in IP'0, he having boen a leader
in tho exposition of 1876, which
marked'ten 100th anniversary of tho
same ii 1st ?ric e/ent.
Dcn<'? Carno at 8 O'clock.
The den th of tho great merchant
came at l< a. m., tho hour which for
moro thim half a century saw him at
his place ol business. Tho Wanna
maker st mea in Philadelphia and
Now York wore closed immediately
on tho announcement of his death
and retrain od ?.ios?d until af tor tho
Men promia?ut in all lines of en
deavor joined in expressions of re
gret at the pulsing of Mr. Wanna
aker, and tho tributes carno from
high and low, the rich and tho poor,
business ar-sociations and from'busi
ness rlv.aU. President Harding, Gov
ernor Spuml, Cardinal Dougherty,
Governor-elect Gifford Plnchot and
others prominent In the official and
religious Ufo of tho country paid per
sonal trioU,-0S l? his lifo, as did many
other? who came into contact with
his manifold activities.
The Philadelphia public schools
closed thru' sessions on the day of
the funeral in memory of Mr. Wan
1 namaker, who, as chairman' of the
flnanco committee of tho school
board, did much in building up the
educational sys te ni of the city. For
tho first time IQ the history of tho
city the pa?? on municipal buildings
rested at half-mast in honor, of a
man who did not hold high public
,,.v>kv. Down -Month Ago.
Parly last month Mv. Waiinamakor
broKoMloVn with a severe ?mid, con
tracted nv., his country' estate. "'Lyn
doh h unit " In lenkintown, north of
Piiihiueimii.i. ile was removed to his
town homo al . 2032 Walnut stroot.
The'first Indication of tho grave na
ture of his. illness was two weeks ago,
when his throe} attending physicians
began bMilg bulletins on tho condi
tion of his health. Suddenly lt seom
edHbat h>- had rallied, and there was
hope thai he might recover. For sev
eral vi ?V? preceding his doalh his
condition was : aid to ho improving.
Mr. \V: .a na maker was ono of tho
most ?i.iM.ilnent men in tho United
State/, and V'S known internation
ally In b?Hfjn$9S circles. He was at
ono lime Postmaster General of tho
Unit( i diales. He was, possibly, best
know.'., howeiyevj for his great activ
ity ii Sunday ichool work and for
his ph la .ihropy.
To Stop a Cough Quick
take HAY??f HEALING HONEY, a
cough nu'dicino Y/liich stops tho cough by
heal'm the hifhumxl and irritated tissues.
A box of GUOVE'S O-PEN-TRATE
SALVi. h- Chest Colds, Head Colds and
Croup Is ciclosod with every bottle of
HAYES' HE AUNG HONEY. The salvo
should bb r'bbfcd on the chest and throat
of chikh' n - i'fibrin rf from a Colder Croup.
The henllojt efra?? of Hayes' Healtaffrloncy ln
Bldo the thront comnimd with tho heallnn effect of
Grove's ( I' ui-Tiaio Salve through the pores of
tho skin ..con ! ?up? a ? ?. ?gh.
Doth romedWiS are r eked la one carton and tho
cost of tl). im a m aiment te 35c.
Just ask your druggist for HAYES
Cotton Amu io Moot in Richmond.
Richmond, Va., has boon chosen as
tho con vc a i ion c.Uy for 19JJ3 of tho
American Otfwoii -Manufacturers' As
sociate.;. The convention will moot
N' % ^ Wi > ; . i
ince, 3Oevper month,1
:es on Stored Cotton.!
ent Per Annum on all!
Lift Off with Fingers
Doesn't hurt n bit! Drop a little
"Freezono" on an aching corn, in?
stantly that corn Btops hurting, then
shortly you lift it right off with
Your druggist Bells a tiny bottle of
"Freozone" for a few couts, sufficient
to remove every bard corn, soft, corn
or corn between the toes, and the
calluses, without soreness or irrita-,
Journalism School for S. C. Univ.
A dispatch from Columbia says:
Tho board of trustees'of the Uni
versity of South Carolina have voted
to establish a school of journalism
and trafile engineering at tho univer
sity. President W. D. Melton was In
structed to prepare the curriculum
for tho two schools. Tho next Legis
lature will bo asked to provide the
money for thom.
President Melton reported that
there are 686 studonts at tho univer
sity, with prospects of 750 by tho
end of the year. Of these 125 are
NOTICE OP FINAL SETTI/EME NT
Notice is hereby given that tho un
dersigned will make application to
V, F. Martin, Judge of Probate, for
Oconee County, in the State of South
Carolina, at his office -at Walhalla
Court I-Iouso, on SATURDAY, the
30th day of December, 1922, at ll
o'clock in the forenoon, or as soon
thereafter as said application can be
heard, for leave to mako Final Set
tlement of tho Estate ol' (?lOORGlf? M.
Mels 10W, Deceased, and obtain Final
Discharge as Surviving Executor ojjl
tho said Estaio.
JOHN T. MCKEE,
Surviving Executor oL Ute Estate of
Ge?x'ge M. McKee, Deceased.
Dec.'6, 1922. 49-52
Wc all fcc! sometimes
we have is too small to start
conception. Make the start
the balance will be ea?y%
Large estates have been
ut Start Savings A
Our officers'and directo
ful business men. They ar!
with your finapcial trou oles.
\ We solicit you deposits
Prompt services to all b
Bank of \N
my friends and the public to
the Stock of Groceries fe
Bruce,'in West End, Senec
tinue to carry a full line of
connection with this will al
- Real Dinnen
When in Seneca give us
but that's not all-buy youi
we've got just what you ne
R. J. SNI
MA KB YOUR TAX RETURNS.
Walhalla, S^C, Dae. 13, 1922.
The Auditor's office will be opeo
to receive returns, of Personal Prop
erty for taxation* frpm tho 1st day
of January, 1923, to the 20th day of
February, 1923, inclusive.
The Township Assessors are re
quired by law to list all those who
fail to make their returns within tho
time required by law. Hence the dif
ficulty of delinquents escaping the
50' per cent penalty, as well as the
frequency of errors resulting from
this practice. By^ nil means make
your .own returns and thereby save
expense and confusion. .
j All able-bodied'men from 21 to 60
years of age arc tuxablo polls, and
from 21 to 50 years for road tax.
For the convenience of tax-payers
the Auditor or his Deputies will re
ceive returns at the following times
Jan. 3d-South Union.
Jan. 4th-^-Falr Play.
Jan. 5th--Earle's Grovt.
Jan. 15 th-Newry.
Jan. 16th-Clemson College.
Jan. 17th-Adams' Crossing.
Jan. 18th-High Falls. v ;
Jan. 20th-Little River.
Jan 2 2d-*- Ta mass?e.
Jan. 23d-Mountain Rest.
Jon. 25th-Long Crook.
Jan. 26th -Tugaloo Academy
Jan. 29th and 30th-.-?onec?.
Jan. 31st and Fob. 1st-Wosimln
Returns will bo taken nt all places
from ?0 o'clock In tho morning until
2 o'clock in tho afternoon unless
RALPH M. PIKE,
Auditor, Oconeo County, S. C.
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS.
ALL PERSONS aro horohy warned
not to shoot any birds on lands of tho
Wi R. HUNT,
W. R. CRAIG, ' !
J. S. CARTER,
A. M. BROWN,
W. J. ORR,
R. L. VISSAGE,
E. L; HERNDON,
MRS. ALICE S DENDY,
J. H. BEATTY.
Nov. 29, 1922. 48-51
NOTICE AS TO FILING COUNTY
All persons having claims, against
Oconee County, WHO HAVE NOT
ALREADY FILED SAME with the
Clerk of tho Board, will please pre
sent them during tho month o.' nc
C.KMBBR, duly itemized and verilled
uiKleroath. lf-'you have already sent
ju yo ii claim, bowyer, pieuse do* not
do st again, ft? it is unnecessary and
J. C. SHOCKLEY,
J, B. S. DENDY, Clerk.
that thc amount of money
to save. This is the wrong .
with what 'you; have and
built from saving small sums.
.ccount To-Day ?
rs are experienced, success
z always willing to help you
i on Savings or Checking
usiness entrusted to us.
ion, S. C? -Phone 3
know that I have purchased
rmerly owned by C A.
a, S* C., where I will con
Fresh Groceries, and in
s, 40 Cents ~
1 to 3 P. M.
a call, get your dinner
r Flour, Lard and Meat;
cd to Eat?
:lfiRftVP West End,