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Signals Tnat Puzzle American
Visitors in Eurcpe.
Bunch of Straw, for Instance. Has ,
Ma^.y Meanings, Scraewixat Caffling
to the Urvmtiated.
|
' In many streets of c'outLiental ;
Europe are still to he seen si:: as. or
unwritten words?, which haw no sneii
, clear significance as the hat oei'ore ;
a hatter's shop or the hoot hoiVre a '
Cobbler's. Certain i' these s:gns are \
so obscure in origin and meaning thai 1
no one cou'd understand them with- j
out reference to tradition or uie passers-ty.
! Everybody in ti'is country knows
tnat a pole painted with spirals t.f ,
red, white and blue is the usual si--;:
before ;i barber's shop. iiut i:?>w few ,
know that tiie stripes are supposed ;
by some persons t" represent surgical j
bandages? That was when barbers !
performed simple surgical operations, j
Before many barber shops in Kurope I
small brass plates are hung. These i
are oval, concave and curiously j
scooped out on one side, as if a piece
had been bitten out of it. This repre- ;
sents the old-fashioned cupping dish
which barber chirurgeoiis. <>r surgeons. ,
used in taking blood from pati, :its. i
Who would naturally suppose that j
mats of straw, loosely plaited and [
fastened to the corners of buildings i
signify, that oysters arfc there for !
sale? But this is their meaning. Jn j
Europe oysters are never eaten ex- :
ceyi nnv, ana :u uuiu wciiiuci uu> (
are exposed on the sidewalk beside a I
man ready to open ftoeiu for custom- ;
ers. In bad weather, when the oysters j
are not exposed, persons who ea'5c read i
may find them mentioned among the j
names of fish on the shop's placards. ;
but the mats are then expected to !
^inform the illiterate on the point.
, Ti;e old proverb. "Good wine needs
no bush.'* refers-to the <-ustoiii\of put- i
tin:; a bush before a wine shop door |
as a sign. Sometimes a bran: h is :
placed above the <!<>;>; instead. Often ]
no name or any, other sign is displayed |
by the wine seller.
i
Such a bush may be of any tree com- !
mon to tiie locality. In the North it j
Jt. cnt*iiAn t \V r\\Y\C? ! Iiliorji J
I? I'l ( CU UV^ *'*. I'IKV. VA *? J
branch of mistletoe. In the South it j
Is almost always olive or myrtle..and j
generally renewed on fete days. The !
bushes have acquired the name "bouch- j
ons" in France and this is applied to '
small taverns also.
The ancient usage of hanging a
bush over the door is obsolete in cities. '
but'was doubtless the origin of the ;
habit of placing small evergreens in ;
portable wooden boxes outside cafes '
and restaurants in Paris and other j
large communities.
A common sight in Paris is that of ;
Horses Ie(i tnrougn tue sir^ors wmi |
benches of straw tied to tlieir rails ;
Tfcis signiiiei; that these animals are j
for Vale. In fact, a bunch of straw :
t-ed to any object can always inter- :
preted to mean that the present owner j
Is ready to enter into negotiations with I
any one who takes a fancy to his :
property.
Thus, as he passes along the streets
one sees baby carriages, bicycles or
any second-hand furniture with the
bunch of straw attached. He who 1
runs may reail such a siirn even better j
than a written or printed card.
It serves another end ;is well, for
advertisements can be taxed, wluie ;
there is no tax on a bunch of straw.
In France, unless an owner has ;i !
regular license to sell, he must place
a government stamp on any sign or '
writing hung at the floor. In the j
san+e way even a dressmaker or shoe- |
maker in want of apprentices must
])vt a government stamp on any no 1
tice so displayed
curious instance of this use of
straw used to be seen near English i
law courts of the Eighteenth century. !
Men willing to bail criminals or debt- j
crs were soon parading with straw in ;
their shoes, thus sijniifvins: tha* they ;
would bail fur pay. Thus worthless ;
bail caiae to be called "'straw bail." '
;
Hew the Caribs Bury Their Dead.
Tlie Caribs. the aboriginal inhabi- j
tants of Jho West Indies, once exceed- !
inirjy numerous, are now virtually ex- ;
tinet as an ethnic irronp. At present j
there are practically no pure-strain i
Caribs in the islands excejA in i>>mioa. :
This ic chiefly due to the treatment
"which tlie native population received
at the hands of tlie Spanish and 1 lie
later persecutions and abuses by the I
early French. The slave trade began
in t1 islands soon after the coming }
of (. oiuillbus.
Tlie chief deities anion? the natives
iwere good and bad spirits, and they .
alsx> worshiped tlie sun. moon and !
stars. The i'ee-ay-man. a kind of I
jsorcerer. was the medicine man of tlie
tribe, and he effected Ids cures by
, 'invoking the good spi. it of some bird
or animal. meanwhile making dlaM- i
iical noises and shaking The "shac- j
!Shac,'' a small calabash, emptied of i
its contents and 1 tiled with hard seeds '
and provided with a handle. The dead,
were not buried, but inclosed in a i
hammock and suspended between two '
i.' forest trees.?Detroit News.
y |
Knew Hew He Feit.
j We had just had dinner. Donald
was whining aiound spying he wanted
an ice-cream cone.
i I toid iiiiii he had just had din- j
;ner and l-e^an enunicratiiii: every tiling ;
.he had eaten, when lieth, a neighbor's ,
iehikl, who was? listejiinir attentively. i
said: "You know, that's just the way j
jwirh children. They are never sat* ;
,l8fieU."?Chicago Tribune. - j
DluIGHTS (!}- t:\Si liHiN; B ?i :
v'oiing F'srslnn Gi'i WivL. 3 of K\ \u.
tions Which C.c*. ;;y i':o Cv.:t
Part cf a D~y.
iiiO?] ' '\ ' L ' - V
own Mpv ai:tt ' -iiv.
V. ': i? Wf?:V to tt U* :i .. i V.;.S .:i
i > iin* A : " "> !?'*
v.s '..1: is : jrnumi! ? *
room. Its wails wcra < . t:r?ly
I !iy i.; 1 ji ! .] -;:'i i
with ivrsiau writing. <*ha;t*-riiu;
sparrows. we undress !. Then we
\v<*i. I ii.?i? anorner ?\^:i.j-< :'
s::rr ?mi*Ii* i m* >!
i.f \v;:\va?el\ W e <::! <-.l <. v
of 11: * JM??i and ?I;!i. : -!
i* \thik' the bath attendants Zft n.
.' i:r h:;jr. Then we pas,-- >! ;i ;
as largi? and somber as a mosque.
' i . re t!:e attendants
when th^-seap \va.? wnslrei .i'v:: 'e
hair was ??ij?ot! i:i hoir..i and !?-:*'
wi^npo'l :t: redd -Tii'.-fL' <!? *: <. Af'.er
!:? ':.:>aa. \vi?M*h stre:._: !?>
"<)')> , Wott:"*!! *:! ' *1 Tr;<? ' . < >1'
!>mr ami eo\r-rci1 i wi'Ji iK- ! iimx.
which nourishes the scalp. After n?<?:!: :
inierval carc^e another hour . !'
rinsing ;j;:<! an hour of drying :?"!
conib'n.ir. Then t!v? hair. moistened
iii rose v%;;tci*. v.jis braided.
It was noon. an:! it! another r??.?:.t
luncheon awjiited on little <*<?pi**r
platters. V?'o vent happily, eager totasfP
the cooler ni" and to 3?*<*1 beneath
orr I odhs the freshness of
diva us cowrod w I ? 3 woven sjra^'. T>
our dismay. The atren dan's feared our j
hc-inir chilled, and compelled us to
return to the bathroom to cat o:-r
dessert. goblets of sherbet and trays j
of fruit. Then we rested for :i \\.:I! *.
stretched out on the h- t rugs m<>isr
with steam. while the servant:- ,
brought the kalian. !
For the first time. I tasted the scent- ;
ed smoke drawn fr.^ni through tl: ?
bubbling water perfumed with atta" ;
of i'?:.;;es. It Wrought me a delicious |
sensation of age and experience. 1
]:sy on the,rugs:, dirupw deep breaths
of the smoke and letting tla-m mrl j
from my lips tt> niim-.'e with t^ic sieam I
in the rays <?j" colored light, and '
realized all the dignity of my fifteen j
T> --- -- . . TitWi T' t :
yeili'S. J>llL .U il un.r- I ..
dizzy and gladly lot the wafer-pipes
he ta!$u away by :rt.* attendants.
Our bodies were abandoned to vigorous
??1<] women. \\ I:o massaged every
muscle. dipped n< btto warm water i
and then into cold. soaped us; till vpp
lay in mountain* .of fo;?:n. rubbed us
with curdled milk. raised us for two
hours in wafer sc. nted with herbs, and
at last, wirh the words. "Ya Allah!"
allowed us to escape into a large poo] j
nf perfumed water.
They had every difficulty imagin- j
able in persuading us to leave the pool ;
two hours later. i>e-ause. sitting on i
the edge of the basin and eating |
oranges. the young girls were telling ,
such a in using stories that we were j
exhausted with laughter. Xight had i
covered the glass dome with dark- j
ne$s. and the lanterns were lighted j
long before the attendants coaxed and j
scolded us into our clothes.?Asia j
Magazine.
Ink Froze Upon Her Pen.
Mrs. Spencer .Tones, who is aceom- j
panying her husband. the well-known )
astronomer, to Christmas i*?and to pre- j
pare for September's total eclipse of j
the sun. wjjl undertake It**! >rtant j
dutj*-s during the totality. She is only ;
one of the many women who. to<lay. j
take an interest in astronomy. and her ;
notion recalls the groat name of Caro- I
iine Horse ml. whose hrother. Sir William.
found her an invaluable assjsW
ant. Fie used to stand at night in |
the open air from dusk to dawn gaz- j
in? down the tube of his mighty re- j
Hector, and be would dictate what he I
saw to his sister. She wrote down his j
notes and recorded the position of the j
objects whirl} he was describing. It
is said that sometime** the cold at j
Slough was so intense that the ink !
would freeze on her pen.
N:ew Sand-Cutting Machine.
1 * - - - 1 .... ??4?. . ? P A.
ii> }:!"(;c ; i"<? ;*uv;iiiia^e < : mc? i
chanically tempered sand in small j
foundries. for whieh the older sand- j
ratling machines are roo larjre, a small
liuht type of the sane machine, weijrhiiiir
less than 7(>:> pounds has been t
placed en the marl.vt.
The cutting principle remains the
sftnie. bu: power is seeded only for rotating
t;.e ?-:.r;tin;: cy'-inUer. The machine
is propelled an<; iruided l?y hand,
like a pushcart, hy irraspins the rear
frame member. Ore man can handle
it on well-paved (!?> . irs. bnt on soft or
uneven !: rs. tv?> are required.?
(Jlevc?!?:d News-I.cader.
Rsnliy Modern Mcii Station.
What is said it be the most modern
mail station in the country wili
: .... i 'iii
MK'ii Ofc? Hi U; ?vi u \ ik'u m vnna^v. A<
will '?>.* severest ;ry building located
in ; i:;* yard of the rnien station where
mail train ears v. ill Ik; run directly
:n:<> :h;r basomi-ni ->f the building. On
t;:t- roof of the station proper there
wiii he u place l'or airplanes
carrying 111 e mail* and in the intermediate
stories there will he installed
machinery which i< the very last word
!r. automatic conv yors and labor-savirur
devices for the rapid handling of
mail matter.
Csaoly House Flies.
Among the many different kinds of
bacteria and other organisms taken
from the bodies of house flies by different
invesligaTors are infantile
" 1 - ? ''nviip nntlnviv fiIrt.l
(U.irriM'ti, \ >< >. v. .
poisoning. amot-h'ie dysentery, absccss.'s.
leprosy, tape worms. luxjk
v.nis, bubonic plague. conjunctivitis,
summer complaint. tuberculosis. gonorrhea.
green pus, enteritis, trachoma
erysipelas, gas gangrene, stomach
worma. cin worms, ophthalmia. i>
HAD THE SNAKE HYPNOTIZED
South African Native S.ireiW Exercised
Scroti Kind cf influence
Over B:\; Python.
Jlnnv powers ;:n* s:;i<l t<> 1-e p^ssr
by :ii*' Airi?*:;u r.alivt- ?v!iich
11>< i-J? of IJI;? < >0**I?l?*isr f'ilnl it ji:'i*i ?'
vivdlt. I! -i"o is> 14 >;ci-y -.if "iiiiii. or
:ts 1*i!:i I. ;l?*?* ?I ?r^:- <" '
~ 1,1,. : ii ii-iii-i i ijj.U! l.il t* i'lV
* """< ?.??" v., - . .. Tin1
la) nit I or says:
4'I >x hi xiit* \<-!'i wljI'M ITm- lu-rd
very o.Tci: *d. runt1 U> ?i wit It
t!;-1 : r\ o? a I>i_r :ay<>ko. *<j ;iTo nt::*.*
! s:ii!'j!i*(! !;jt, I:i** shor^Ut:. and
w?:t I?:ji-w;ri: Aiivi*
. !'*' y-.i!'i!s. J asked wiiciv tho
'Hake w:;.:. 'Q.iiU' :vai\ <.* W'- cov 'iv.i
:i w mcanr I :?<;r the
Iter! boy must have Iefi the k?*
:t finu\ possibly half an lit.nr.
1 ]>i-TI?-tI up. 'The snake won't I??*
\v!:f*"c you '. i!'.< no
lay farther.' "Yes. baas. coiuo, it
is ;!:<}'?'.* IIow do you know?" 'I made
hiai fast, baas?1 ;>:?r lauti ??n
liihi." no we went on. n;id. quire two
.'aiies i!? ;r where J had starved. the
h'-y pointed up a swail valley. "He !s
there. ba;:>:.' and sure enoinh there
"vv;?:i a python lyhi;: straight out on
:ho ?rrass and quite :ill. I sh?t ir. a id
f{jt'ii tiii'iuvi ro :h" boy: teli 1:10
why <ii'! rite sna^e lvjiaiin II!ct* this."
The !>o\ j?ic*Ico(l np a !I"r<?jk hash.
r::n il between his ii:.s. an?l > u-'n lr
in the irroumi ::?i ii.cii 1Y?>m tI:o shake's
l;osi>. "! <]<> >o. til." ir:yo!;o.
ho i;:y siiil. He ii ? move." *
The rc*j>til?? remained with It? eves
J:::o<i cross-\vi fro >:- .!:! t\vi:r
hi-fore ils no>;\ The ; 1:st:::i? t'r<?.u
tlie stabie was quite two miles. ro
that the python must have been s'.arInu'
at the tv. hx for a full hour before
the farmer reached ir.
FOND OF ODD ORNAMENTS
Savages of New Guinea May Be Picturesque,
but Their Society Has
its Drawbacks.
The Krtja Kaja savages of New
<?uinoa, who have ;i reputation f<?r
bravery and are powerfully !>t:ilt. jminr
tiioir foreheads red or black with v. iiir??
circles around the eyes. Thtir ii'istrils
are frequently adoj-ned with the claws
of liirtls? of prey or the tm.ks of wild
I>iirs. From the lobes of their ears the
most extraordinary variety of objects
may be suspended; M. Xeyons describes
one warrior who proudiy wore
an old coffee pot as an ear ornament.
The bodies of the natives ;ite usually
tattooed with figures in relief. The
tattooing necessitates a painful operation
in \\hich the patient, stretched on
the sand, is liters My basted with a
cliorrk hoinVurk invfi-n'nrtiif :lt'?er which
the numerous slashes are filled with a
.sort of clay.
The Kaja Kaja never bathe; instead,
the body is rubbed with a variety
of oils which give off an insupportable
odor, augmented, it may be added,
by the d?vonr,?osing skins which
they wear as arm decorations.
Flowers That Are Weather Propr.ets.
We hear a good deal of birds and
animals as weather prophets, but are
apt to overlook the wonderful little
barometers which grow at our feet in
^ the fields.
What doe*; daisy mean? Nothing but
"day's eye." The daisy opens wide
for a tine .day, but when rain is coming
wraps up its center and protects
it by mean? of folding straylike outer
petals over the central, tubular
florets.
u
The dandelion has a similar habit.
Rest known of all such prophetical
plants is the scarlet pimpernel, the
'poor man's weather glass," which is
really a capital barometer. If it opens
wide in the morning, you '-an safely
ber against rain before night. When
cbiclc wood flowers are fully open,
you are safe from rain for many
hours, but when on a seemingly fair
morning the tinv blooms are slov.* to
disclose themselves, then it will rain
before sundown.
"Bird of Passage."
The earliest use of the term "bird
of passage" is found in eighteenth
hook or' the Natural History of I 'liny
the Elder (28-27 A. !>.), where he says:
"The bird <>f passage known to u< as
the cuckoo." and the term has since
been applied ro birds which migrate
with a season from a colder r?> a
warmer, or from a warmer to a colder
climate, divided into summer birds <>f
passage and winter birds of passage.
Kuch birds always breed in the roantry
to which They resort in summer,
that is. in the colder of their homes.
The term is said to have been first
L\) >UlIUiO L'* u m? \n clared
iliat the uncertainty, the instability
fluctuating stage of human
lit'c was most aptly represented by
those sailing the ocean.?Exchange.
Curious Chinese "Copy Book."
A curious kind of copy J^ook is used
by Chinese children. The ideographs
an* so complicated that a youngster
cannot copy them freehand, but must
begin by tracing them from a model,
as American cunaren Trace maps, .-mi
ordinary copy book such as is used
in- the lower {Trades has no space for
tin1 children to write. Tiie pages are
entirely covered with copy. lOight
ehnraeters are generally shown on one
pase. each in a square, and each ifiade
about ten times the size of ordinary
writing'.
Over this copy is placed tracing paper
and rjie character Is drawn as accurately
us possible.
The bodes a?e written in blacli and
corrected in red Ink by the schoolmasters.
! FROM BUCKETSHOP TC JAIL
Conviction ar.d Imprisonment of Operator
for Criri.e cf Grand Larceny
Meets With Approval.
The fir-t c<?n\ i? ii??*; New York
state of :s i>.. kci-in.:. tperaior, and
his seuiemc i<i si?t_c Sin.;; prison f:?r
jiritn'' huvcuy. ?!::?i*:cs. ::: tie opinion
?'i !i - \'ew !!. /aid. ''what ou^ht
t?? ho s!;c i ?if l-.'iy; procession of
such < :-. af ni tiiltie and 1-ii,'. to slate's
prison." Morcovor, agrees the Philadelphia
I'u 1 >iii* Ledger. "it shows what
rati he dom- if The authorities t':".d the
defrauded public co-nperate." i'inan
eial writers have estimated that me
bucket shops of New York city despoil
the i?t?i?r?'f of the 1'nited States of at
least a year, remarks the
! I.;*:iLH^esT. Early in tlit? year
thousands of victims revealed their
losses i?? the district attorney of New
York, who immediate!;, be^an prosecutions.
At> one time there were more
' U!<Iil II11LI\ J 11 215 ^ 111X" H i lli \ t M 1 J? ?11 m ? li,
with losses estimated lip to $"?(>,<KKM)C<>.
The first <??nvi?*tion was made
possible. as the Herald explains, un<fer
a ruling of tin* I"nite?l Stales Supreme
court whirl) ref*<es to allow a
federal court bankruptcy proceedings
to "he a shield l'or s;k-1j liagrant crookedness
as hucketshop operations."
Siiu-e it 1'onaerly was the custom of
I>ucketshop operators to take refuge in
bankruptcy proceedings and receiversliips.
;ynl thus keep their books beyond
tlie reach of prosecuting attorneys,
the handicap under which these
uiik't rs worked prior to,the Supreme
court j tilinjr can easily V . seen.
What is a hucketshof) operator, or
"bucket eer." as he is ol'ten called? The
staid and forma* definition of the dielionary
is that he is one who operates
a shop\which uses the terms and outward
forms of rhe exchanges, but who
has no intention to deliver or receive
securities. Newspaper editors are less
charitable in their definitions. '"He is
a sure-thin^ better," asserts the New
York World, while in the opinion of
the rrovjdsnce Journal lie is merely
"an ordinary thiol", and should be
prosecuted as such." As this paper
explains:
"The unwary customer takes his
money to the bucketshop in the conlii
ilence that it will be used for tlie purcliase
of stock. As a rule, of course,
the intended investment is only a speculative
and marginal one, but if the
margin is accepted as sufiicient it is
the broker's duty ro make the purchase.
No purchases are made in a
bucketsliop, nor are sales. The customer
pays for a service which, he is
. told has been rendered, but which has
not been."
: ' Unless the la takes a hand, the
operator cannot well Jose," notes the
New York World: In the; recent conviction
and sentence of? the New York
"broker." who, according to the judge,
~;"entered into a scheme to 11 eece. people
in modest circumstances out of
their hard-earned savings," a "small
fish" was caught; "but," predicts the
Philadelphia Public Ledger, "when the
prosecuting authorities hale into court
i some of the big men. and make a seriI
^
ous effort to convict them of bucket;
ing, this sort of thievery will not be
so common as it is today."
Japanese Courtesy.
! Social service is manifestly a very
re:;l service in Japan, where a most
solicitous interest in the welfare of
the public is shown even by municipal
authorities. "in the most unexpected
places!" says Miss Mary Page, a V.
\Y. C. A. worker in Kyoto, Japan,
! "we find a keen enthusiasm for every
variety of service which tends to
heighten the standard of living. For
instance, when it rains -here in Kyoto
our police boxes hang out little signs.
'We lend umbrellas.* and the poor, benighted
souls who have ventured oifi
without their picturesque rain para
sols are able to go home safe and dry
! ?free of charge! On the street corner
the other day I saw a bicycle
rack equipped with all sorts of tools
and pumps labeled, 'Please Use
; Freely.'" Quite in keeping with the
j general attitude of quaint courtesy is
! the act of the keeper of grass plots
in one Japanese city, who, not caring
i to hurt his fellow citizens by a peremptory
"Keep Off the Grass," put
up a sign which read: "Much more
better that you go round."/
.
; Early Risers.
Thomas Smith, <,u Illinois farmer
living southwest of Vincennes, boasted
of lieinjr the earliest riser in his
' neighborhood. "I am always up be fare
three in the morning," Smith is said
to have told his neighbor. Wilson I?ow!
man. Bowman said he was always up
I before that time, and had a part of his
chores done. Smith, thinking his neigh|
bor was a member of the Ananias
i club, decided to do a little investigating
<>n his own account, and a few
mornings later ?<>t up at two o'clock
; and went to Bowman's home. He
J 4
j rapped on the back door and Mrs.
i Bowman opened ir. "wnere is your
I husband?" asked Smith, expect in? to
j lind his neighbor Mill in bed. "He was
! round here early in 1 lie morning." an*
! srvered his wife, "Lut I don't know
I 6
i where he is now. smith, thoroughly
| disgusted, returned home, vowing that
' he would !>e <"ireful of liis boasting
j theteafter.?Indianapolis Xews.
Silent Rooms" 1:or Testing Motors
\ A "sib-lit room." designed to enable
I the workmen to detect any defect onusi
ing excess fii<*lion. or a break in the
smooth running purr of the motor, before
it<; shipment is an innovation de|
veloped by a large manufacturer oi
automobiles. The room is designee
after the nmnner of the chambers used
AnafiiwciA for the crea
lit .
tion oi! records, absolutely protected
sgainat outside sounds.?Exchange.
SOME RANDOM SHOTS ON
i THE NEWBERRY CONFERENCE
I '
I I am somewhat, a little late fron
i tlie fact of pressing duties arouru
home. My eye sight forbids me writ
i ing at night, and to those who hav<
^ had no experience in writing for th<
press I going to tell them that i
is something like work, and it re
quires time.
I I wanted to ?ay something abou
the Lutheran conference up at St
T T 1 ...L : . ... 4.U ,
James, oaiapa, \wiicn nciu un uu
27th and 28th of last month,
know that Rov. S. P. Koon, the effi
cient secretary of conference, wh<
never fails to give a full account oi
the conference, has already handec
in his report, therefore, I don't in
tend to say anything more than ;
few random sihots.
; The program was well arranger
with good, live topics which were ai
discussed in a way that made it edi
fying and spiritualizing to those pre
sent, and the whole meeting was ful
of interest from beginning to end
and I believe everybody present fel
that it v.as gocd to be here. The at
temhnce was good ooth aays. I Mt
little congregation of St. Jaiv.es, to
get her with Pastor Boland, deserve:
nvjuh adoration and praise. - The}
certainly have one of the most up t<
date and complete little country
churches that stands in the Newberrj
Lutheran conference, except Mace
donia. and they have put it there un
der the most trying times, beginnim
the work and buying the materia
when everything wss at .its highes
price, and having to meet the cos
under these trying times. Just t<
think a little congregation of abou
85 country members putting a liftli
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mere than $9,000 into a churcl
building, not only means a spirit o:
love but also a spirit of willingnesi
to sacrifice.
! The interior of the church is of i
model nature, to th6 right is the el
evated choir, railed off, to the left i:
the beautiful pulpit, in the center i:
the reading stand, one main aisl<
leading down the center with smal
pass way on each side, make th<
building both roomy and convenient
The ^eating capacity cf the ehurcl
is about 300.
> The good ladies of St. James an
the -surrounding community showe;
their generosity by the bountiftf
spread on the table both days. S<
may the blessing o? God continue t<
shine upon th;s little flock, that i
may bring forth fnuch fruit to Hi:
honor and glory.
T. J. W.
August 5, 1922.
Will Wed Thursday
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much interest which has been an
nounctd is that of Miss Primer Cro
: mor. daughter o?-the R:?v. and Mrs
.7. L. Cromer of Hickory, N. C., t<
Robert Alvin Frick, son of Mr. an*
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The Slate of South Carolina, CouVv
of Newberry- P.y \V. F: E\v
' Probate Judge: t
Y?"liereas, M. K. A brains hath
made suit to rae to grant him letters
of administration of the estate and
t effects of Thomas .1. Abrams, deceased.
These are, therefore, to cite and
1 admonish all and singular the kinI
cired and creditors of t!' said Thom '
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. as .J. A Drams, deceaseu, 4uiai uiey uc ;
and appear before me, in the court
' of probate, to be held fit Newberry,!
? S. on YVVlnesdav, th." Kith day of.
1 August, next, after publication here- j
of, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, to
show cause, if any they have, why
1 the said administration should not i
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j (liven. under my har.d this 25th
, dav of July, ,Anno Domini 1922.
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