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The Particular SHOE i
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'located two mile
S. C., on Publi<
in two miles of
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Five rooms, a nice ha
2 stall stable, smoke-hout
and garden. Ceiled thro
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nd Short Leaf Fram
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Sumter, S. C.
or Particular Men
end one Price to all
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ughout. City water.
MAKING THE CHRISTMAS LIST
Rack Your Brain, Count 'Em Again, to I
See That Np One's I
"There, of course, is Aunt Maria,
Aunt Lizzic and Aunt Jane; they're
pretty old, but have to go down on the '
list again; and Uncle Joe and Uncle I
Pete and good old Uncle Lem ; I wish
I really could decide just what I
should give them. And Cousin Nell
and Cousin Kate and Cousins Belle
and Sue, and Cousin May and Cousin
Madge must be remembered, too. And
Cousin Sam and Cousin Bill, and Cou
sins Jack and Ned-I'n' sure if I had
a.,y more I would go off my head. I
"There's Grandma Smith and Grand- I
pa Smith, Grandma and Grandpa Jones I
-what shall I get for folks who have I
rheumatics in their bones? There's pa
and ma and Brother Hal, and Sisters U
Maud and Grace; before I get through I
I think I'll be in the crazy place. Now I
What can I give all the girls who al- I
ways give to aue? Gladys, Hlannah and j
Hortense and Lulu-let ine see, and I
Clementine and Hose and PenrI and *
half at dozen more-my gracious, I
must make a trip through every shop 3
and store. ,
And there is Frieda, housemnid girl,
and Mary Ann, the cook-ere I forget
I'll put their names right down now
in my book. And. Oh ! what shall I
give to Will? Tee lice, what shall it
he? I feel sure that a diamond ring
he will present to mue. lie says he only
wants a kiss, and inybe that is so.
but how to hang it on a tree there is I
no way I know. A nice silk four-In
hand might do, with stripes of green
and white; I know he wouldn't he like I
pa and say it was a fright.
"Aini now I think I'll go to bed and I
put aside my list ; tomorrow I am sure
to tink( of some one I have missed. 1 a
will he bankrupt when I buy the things 3
from ties to muff-yes, Christmas 3
I comes but once a year, and, gracious!
that's enough."-Brooklyn Standard
DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS
Holly Wreathe Help to Make the Home
Cheerful-How to Keep the Tree
Bright and Green.
It is not Christmas without a big,
gorgeous, glittering Christmas tree and
plenty of greens hung wherever pos
Of course you have your tree chosen
and ready for its great purpose. When
It's tline or cutting, invite your N
boy and girl friends to help, and
make the bringing In of the Christ- I
imas tree a real ceremony. In Eng- IN
land- this is one of the big events for
young and old.
The kind of tree to be used depends
upon where you live. Red cedar, white &
pine, spruce, fir or hemlock are all
good. To keep the tree bright and
green set it. in a deep bucket or low -
barrel, hrlnce and fill the space he
tween the Itre and bucket or barrel
with coni. Then pour in water until
the recepiltnle is full.
Every homle should he iecorattei at
Christmas. Oather holly for wr-aths, F
make ropes of hturel, and have sev
eral howls illed wiiii iamrt her
h ries. M i:istetoe is beautifil and nn
be found as it growth on the top of
sweetgis, live oakics ind other de
ciduous trees in the territory south
of New . r, st hern Indina ten
(California. Ot1her fu inetplants fo'rtie
Irtiting arie C'li stttms Ctern andit potlyi
*pody. Blnek alder antd iltx oi iink
htas stutne slie-tha green'l thait Is nolitpt
able foir d ecorating. int gath ern g
greens, nevier tdestrtoy t he ph anfts; tt
antd ilt-k tanrefully andl tihe grtowthI will
nt ihe inijured't.
THE BIRDS' CHRISTMAS TREE.
Tlo tmtkte a birdls' Ithrist inns trt-t-e
take :tn evergmrt-in. it' possillt. but tatny '1
kitnt itf ttreetwill dot If yon Iiie sheaves
oif whe~at , torn-stamlks atnd teieritrt-n
lbtitnt-lits till ovr it to miake it tdense.
if it Is a latrge' tiret, plaiit it securely
ii tinprtial pr1- toti-ted- pinte. A sti
ttslde ytour indowbi. Ilitntg tin It ire
baiskts liiietl wvithi suet, bitxes ithi,'
-firoii ntritiovedl, cottiining tnut mnenits,
mles-un tlow-r~s-seeds, wtht .t trnkt-t
Coniut shells (-it it n hal anit iliedI
with dlinit irs that te birtds love trnn
alsot hr hiutng fi-rti thle brnnhes. IIlav
se-veralt shlIets ton which pice ap ~ples,
*lttuce, einbhiigr andt vegtabl ies. 4
In till ttill ti stilts, havi e at Ileiast
tone or ti t etep tbtxtes ilmottst Iihetd
ithl tl ttit whettre the hnof-fr-ozen b~litds
hirdits sitfft-r fromti liltrst tuinitg the iwin-I
iter. 1it-at a bitk or itirge stotne and
plnte a iiian of wtnw'r on it.
The Real Christmas.
''Te ntreta liris tmas Is ott invisible
presence, n Joyful glitnee oif the eye, a
wonderttiful e-xpoanslin tif thle hear-t, a
sense tof ctomratdeshl ith aitll tmain
s-li-es toi all '.otid lipulses antd an ali
moitst treck less waste o f gtood fe-lintg
uaund gteerosity tinil love. andit no ar'my
of ptessimoists t'nn bainistha it kind of
Chirlitmaiis fromttii ieu hears.
Under the Holly Bough.
Ye whto have' scornied eacti other,
Or injutred frientd or brother,
In this fasi-fatding year;
Ye whott, by word or deed,
Iave- tmde a kind heart bilee4,
Comie gathe-r hiore! '
IJet sinnied against and sinnlinge
ForgetI their strife's begiinning,
Anda .'d!ni inl friendiship niow.
He il.,ss no longer broke,
Be sweet forgkvenecss spoi<en
Under the holly bougn.
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Manning, S. C.
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