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THE DEMOCRATIC BAJKTNER
GRANVILLE W. MOONEY
Nominated by Ohio Republicans for
Secretary of State
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J. WILL OCCUR SOON 4
The Dowds family reunion will'
occur nt Lake Hiawatha park on Aug
Tho annual reunion of tho liar-rod-Biggs
family will bo-held August
18, nt Union Qrovo In Harrison town
ship, Knox county.
Tho cloventh nnnunl rounlon of
tho Lecklltcr family will be held at
tho home of Arbclln IHzcr, two miles
west of Butler, August 27.
The Simpson reunion will bo
held nt the old home of John Simpson,
one-half mile north of Howard on Aug
"Tho nnnunl reunion of tho Boll
nnd Hayes families will bo hold at tho
Union Grovo Church In Harrison town
Bhlp, Knox county, Ohio, on August
20. Everybody Invited.
"WANT" AND "REQUIRE"
IN A WILL
A Now Jcrsoy man left n will speci
fying that his widow should have
from his cstato such sums ns sho
might "want or require." In an ago
when to want tho enrth is to bo filled
only with n customary yearning tho
making of such a proviso bordered
on recklessness, Mho widow now
"wants" the wholo estate. Tho execu
tors deslro her to have what sho "io-
quires." Tho bimy lawyers both
"want" and "rcquiro," nnd tho Eng
lish Inngungo Is a funny thing. Phil
DALLAS GUN CLUB SHOOT
Dallas, Toxns, July 28 Many ex
pert marksmen of Texas nnd other
states (need the traps on Junius
Heights today nt tho opening of n
threo dnys' tournament under tho hub
pice's of tho Dnllas Gun Club. Today
was devoted to piactlco nnd sweop
stakes Bhootlng. The feature of the
tournament will he thu Southland
handicap, fifty targets at from sixteen
yards to twenty yards, which will
be contested on the concluding day,
FIELD DAY OF NEW
Providence, II, I.. July 28 Hundreds
of members of tho older of Eagles
throughout New England Mocked heio
toduy for their annual Held dny mid
outing. The dny's piogrnni was open
ed with n paiude which was levlewed
by Governor I'othler of Hhodo Island
nnd Mayor Hotelier of Providence.
Tho visitors then pi acceded to des
cent Point, where tho remainder ot
tho day was devoted to drills and
OF THE IMPROPER USE OFWORDS
In tho news column of an esteemed
contemporary yesterday n inaii of six
ty was persistently nnd with innllco
prepense cnlled "old man." In a
neighboring column n poison of "over
slxty-llvo" was described as "aged." It
may be said that these are tho Insol
ences of Juvenile reporters, who nro to
be pardoned since youth Is a stuff that
will not endure. Are these mlsjudg
monts not rather instances, and there
fore to ho mentioned in reproof of er
ror, of lingering ancient misconcep
tion of the proper limit of old ago?
In tho spirited days of (ho race, to
tho ond of tho Middle Ages and long
poyond, what with hmd lighting, hnrd
of drinking, Incredible insnnltujlon, a
medical practice often as wlso ns thnt
ot darkest witchcraft ridden Africa, It
was dllllcult to llvo; und men were
regarded ns old who In this Improved
time would bo called mere boys. In
"these happier days tho motes nnd
bounds of n no longor morose, n cheer
ful and golf enlivened ngo, must bo
set and have been sot much further
forward, No body who cares lo bo
either adcurato or polite will call any
tody under 100 "old." A man of sixty
or slxty-llvo is on tho last stretch of
youth or in tho vestlbulo of middle
ngc; no more, but so. Infants In tho
twenties, children In tho thirties, strip
lings in tho forties, youngling in tho
fifties, pleaso obsorvo nnd preserve
New York Sun,
Eggs 20c; butter 22c.
Probato Judge Patrick A. Berry was
In Columbus this afternoon. .
Dr. L.'L. WHIams wns, a Columbus
visitor this afternoon.
Dr. Fred L. Slngroy went to Colum
bus this afternoon on business.
Mr. Dan Church went to Columbus
this afternoon on business.
Miss Hazel Wilson of Columbus Is
tho guest of Miss Besslo Hnynics,
West Vine street.
Etudes for August on sale at Perm's.
Miss Lulu Adams of Mt. Vernon has
been spending a few days with her
parents here. Holmes County Farmer.
Mr. 13. W. Brecco went to Center
burg Thursdny morning to attend to
somo matters of business.
All late magazines on sale at Perm's.
Dr, James P. Lee left this morning
for Toledo, Ohio, on professional bus
iness. 10 dozen straw hats to close out at
half price. Lurle's, 225 S. Main St. '
Mrs. A, Kernor left Thursday morn
ing for Pittsburg, where sho will at
tend toisomo mutters of business,
50 Alpaca coats In black and grey at
half price at Lurle's
Mr. Garfield Snow went to Brink
Haven Thursday morning to attend
to somo matters of business.
25 per cent off on all summer suits
Mrs. Ileno Brnnnlngnn of Mt. Ver
non is a guest nt tho J. W. Hllllard
homo. Mt, Gllead Sentinel.
200 pair pants at. 14 off at Lurle's;
Automobile coats at half price at
Mrs. Sedalo of Akron nrrlvcd In
tho city this nfternoon to visit Miss
Florn Irvine, West Gambler street.
Miss Nelllo Smith and "brother
Frank of rtlngold street went, to Blad
ensburg Wednesday to visit relatives
for a weok.
$5.00 will purchase a good sewing
machine, guaranteed at Perm's.
Tho second degrco was conferred nt
tho regulnr meeting of Qulndnro
lodge, No. 31C, I. O. O. P., on Tuesday
Miss Carlta Buxton and Miss Lulu
Molllt went to Cheslervllle Wednesday
morning to spend the day with Miss
Mr. Harper Itussell went to Chicago
last night whoro ho hns taken a po
sition with tho Automntlc Telephone
company for tho summer.
Mr. Georgo Sprntt of Philadelphia,
formerly of this city, left Thursday
morning for Chicago, after a shoit
visit with friends In Mt. Vernon.
There will bo n meeting of tho
letall druggists of Knox county on
Pildny morning, July 29th, nt eight
Mrs. Henry Douglas nnd family of
Canton, Ohio, are theguests of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Cary of East High
Mrs, II. M. Van Voorhls, Miss Mam
lo Van Vooihls and Mrs. Prank J.
Mellck weie Columbus vlsitois on
Miss Wilhliiilna Doughty depnitcd
Tuesdny tor Iter homo In Hucyrus nf
ter spending sovernl days with Mis
ses Besslo and Mnmle Van, Voorhls.
Messis, I3ugeno Lyndu, William
Ileliubiiughnud.lohn Nicholas icturncd
to their homes In Coshocton after
spending Wednesday In Mt, Vei 11011,
tho guests of Mr. Henry Grcor Beam,
Edison records for Aurjuat on sale at
Miss Martha Caryhlll of Springfield,
0 Is visiting Miss Besslo Hnynics.
Miss Cnryhill and Miss Haymcs wore
room-mates at Western college, Ox
ford, O,, last year,
Mr, and Mis. W. B. Elston and Mr.
and Mrs. C, W. Carson of Peoria, 111,,
are spending suvoral days In Mt. Ver
non, the guests of Dr. nnd Mrs. N. It.
Enstmnn of East High street. Mr. Cur
son Is president of the Avery Maun
faacturlug Co. of Pooiin.
Miss Hazel Wilson of Columbus Is
spending sovoral days In Mt. Vernon
tho guest of Miss Besslo Haymes of
Wost Vino street.
Out rntos on all watch repairing
Main spring, 7Cc; cloanlng, 7Gc; crya
tale, 1GojJwo1b, 25o 'to 7Go, Work
guaranteed 1 year. Owons, cornor
Main and Gamblor streets up stairs
Mr. Georgo E. Huntsborgor, daugh
ter Adolu, and sou Glen, of Los An
goles, Cal,, aro guests at tho homo of
Mrs. P, II. Huntsborgor, on 13. Chest
nut street, having Just finished a trip
abroad. They will roinnln In the East
visiting friends until Septombor, when
they will rotum to Schenectady, N. V.,
whoro tho boh will bo married.
Don't forgot" tho public salo of tho
James Back furnlturo stock, Saturday
of this week. This stock of flno fur
nlturo will bo sold nt miction rognrd
less of cost.' Thon It tho tlmo to buy
nnythlng you may need lu this lino.
Tho salo will commenco at thu Back
storo on Wost Gnmblor street nt ono
o'clock, nnd will (contlnuo until tho
entlro stock 1b sold.
Mrs. Georgo Frederick Forrest Is
homo from n visit In Mt. Vernon, O.
Closing out snlc of hnmmocks at
Mr. Clomont Harrod of Sparta spent
Thursday In Chcstervlllo on business.
Dr. F. C. Lnrhnore went to Utlca
Thursday moinlng to attend to some
matters of business.
Croauet sets C9c and up at Wool
Mr. J. D. Vail of Sparta went to
Columbus Thursdny morning to trans
act some mntters of business.
Miss Amy Welker of Howard spent
Thursday In Gambler, tho guest of
Enameled preserving kettles 10c
Miss Lottlo Fobos of Gambler Is at
tending tho Hiawatha Assembly this
Large size jolly glasses 1fic per doz
en at Woolson's Store.
Mr. nnd Mrs. F. M. Wlnans of Crest
line, Ohio, aro spending several days
In Mt. Vernon tho guests of Professor
and Mrs. C. H. Wlnans.
Mr. Edward Swltzer was taken from
the Jit. Vcrnoil Medical and Surgical
Sanitarium to his homo In Bcllvllle
Folding go-carts nt closing out pric
Mis. Steward and son, John of
Cleveland, nro spending soveral days
In Danville, the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. P. Workman.
Mrs. Hugh Jones and Miss Lena
Hunter of near Brandon aro spending
soveral days ways with Mr, and Mrs.
Harry Dixon of Marengo.
Mr. Dwlght E. Sapp passed a com
fortable night nt tho Mt. Vernon hos
pital and his condition today Is re
ported most favorable.
Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Whltemoro and
daughter, Miss Nelllo Whltemoro, of
Keeno loft yesterday for Hiawatha
Park at Mt. Vernon where they will
attend tho annual Baptist Assembly
hold In that place. Coshocton Dally
Talcs of Cities.
1 The Chlucso pott of Puchnu, with
a population of about a million, has
almost no system of municipal sewer
ngo or disposal of gnrbngo.
In the aiiuiirlum In Battery park,
Now York, there aro 102 tuuks for the
accommodation of llsh. Tho building
was formerly used as tho lauding place
Moutical Is expanding In beautiful
residence parks. It looks odd to see
Alio hank buildings In residential local
ities Instead of bunched in business
centeis. Tho lower town Is neither
well build nor cleanly, but new Mon
treal Is majestic In Its dignity and
The Royal Box.
The German emperor has seventy
flvo titles nnd the king of Spain forty
two King Georgo of England pays out of
his own private pocket for his special
trains and for all of bis theater tickets,
The duko of Coiimiught, brother of
tho late King Edwnid. Is to succeed
Earl Oiey as governor general of
Canada, This appointment Is said to
bo lesultaut from a request mndo by
tho hue king, who long desired that
his bioiher should ptcsldo over Cana
v Danger From Small Toys.
Your children should never bo al
lowed tiny playthings, for tho instinct
of most young children is to put every
thing they come ncross Into their
One of the quickest and most effect
ive ways of lemoving anything from
thu windpipe Is to phicu tho tlrst and
second llugeis dowu thu throat nnd try
to selzu the swallowed object und bilng
Should n fairly small object bo
swallowed, let tho llttlo one eat n
hnsty pudding or a basin of bread nnd
milk, with more broad than milk, lu or
der to form n poultice around tho object
and prevent It from doing harm. Con
sult a doctor us Bpecdlly as possible.
Toll a Child the Truth.
Tell 11 child always tho truth about
overythlng, no matter how trivial or
unimportant It may be, nnd It will soon
come to have perfect confidence in
everything you sny. A llttlo ono de
clines to go Into a dark room to bring
out Its dull that wns left tlioro because
somo ouo has told It of u grout bogy
man that lurks In dark apartments
ready to spring upon llttlo children.
Nurses should bo trained to tell the
truth regarding tho most unimportant
happenings nnd utrulrs. Parents should
consider well beforo putting Into words
hnsty or ill advised speech, for llttlo
minds aro quick to grasp tho inclining,
nnd memories nro wonderfully reten
tive. The Contrary Chinese.
Wo bake bread; In China they steam
We divide the day Into twenty-four
hours; they Into twelve.
Our calendar Is based on solar time;
theirs Is based 011 lunar time,
Our glveu iinme precedes tho sur
name; theirs follows the surname.
Colony Plan For Fowls.
Where the hens me kept In colony
houses they may lie moved to dltrer
cnt gralutlelds nt soon as tho crop lias
been harvested nnd Und plenty of feed
for sovernl weeks
Clover or alfalfa chaff may bo gath
ered In the barn and given to poultry
every fow dnys We arc gradually 1
learning that bulky feeds, such ns tho
clov ers, make good feeda for n part ot
the egg ration and form a decided ad
vantage in small cost.
Farm poultry I too often allowed to
run in ouo large flock. The chicks
cannot be fed properly nnd are almost
sure to become Infested with lice from
the older fowls. Often ducks, geese,
chickens und turkeys aie all turned to
gether to tight for supremacy, Tho
more the fowls are distributed over
the farm In summer tho more pro
ductive they will be. Wluconsln Stu
Tobacco For Sheep.
I have helped dissect lambs dying of
tapeworm that had had all the tobacco
they would eat for months previously,
writes Joseph, E. Wing In the Breeder's
Gazette. It may help some, but assur
edly it will not prove a sure preven
tive of tapeworms. Tobacco seems to
aid greatly In keeping down nodular
disease nnd stomach worms. Tho so
crct of success seems to bo to salt tho
tobacco only very little, then feeding
it In unlimited amounts nnd giving no
other salt. It seems to do the sheep uo
harm to cat it lu fairly large nmounts,
nnd most failures In Its uso come from
using too llttlo of It.
Improving the Herd.
Thcro Is only ono way known under
heaven of Improving tho quality of a
pure bred or n grudo herd of cows
that Is, by tho constant uso of tho very
best and most prepotent bulls that can
bo obtained, good caro and generous
feeding. Any letting down of the idea
of quality In the slro will surely result
in u corresponding degenerncy of his
heifers, to bo shown In their future his
tory ns cowsi Formers nro uot saving
money by sowing poor seed In any
thing. When will that Idea becomo
dominant In their minds? Hoard's
Raw Potatoes For Cows.
Raw potatoes can bo fed to cows In
modcrnto amounts. As a rule wo
should not feed more than twenty to
twenty-Qvo pounds dally to each ani
OF THE FUTURE
Indian Runner and Orpington
Ducks Are Prolific Layers.
In tho near future wo shall look
largely to ducks for our egg supply,
writes J. E. Cummins In Western
Poultry Journal. Tho now breeds of
egg producing duoko that lay whlto
shelled eggs, the Indian Uunnor nnd
tho Buff Orpington duck, aro now
helping to bolvo tho egg pr(A?em. Tho
rapidity with which these fowls aro
growing in favor Is wonderful.
Tho Indian Itunner is the best known
and Is coming to tho front by leaps
and bounds. It Is a beautiful bird that
matures very quickly and is usually
shelling out tho eggs nt four months of
nge. It is 110 troublo nt nil to produce
tho second generation of Indian Run
ners the snmo senson. Their eggs
hntch readily, but must bo plnced un
der hens, as tho Indian Runner uever
This duck Is smaller than the Orp
ington duck, but lays nearly ns many
eggs, sometimes nbovo 250 a year.
When wo remember that threo duck
eggs nro the equnl of Qvo hen eggs In
weight nnd food value, and that tho
annual production of a Runner la
equivalent to -100 lion eggs, wo got n
proper lden of Us vnluo as a utility
This duck Is a great forager and re
quires little or no feeding when given
free rungo, preferring grass to grain.
It Is very hardy and prefers to roost
outdoors on tho ground, except In se
vere weather. The housing Is n slm
plo problem und n fence twenty-four
Inches high Is sufficient.
The llcsh of tho Indian Runner Is
especially Hue In quality and early In
maturity, and can bo produced nl less
expense, pound for pound, than tho
ordinary market duck, but it is oven
more prolltnblo nB nn egg producer.
Hog Pen Sanitation.
Systemntlc disinfection of tho hog
premises should not bo neglected even
Jf thcro Is uo disease. A small spray
pump nnd a coustnnt supply of disin
fectant to bo used at frequent Inter
vals, about the buildings constituto nn
Important part of tho equipment of a
piggery. At least once a year a gen
oral huuseclenulng Is advisable, nnd
whitewashing tho wnlls, celling nnd
partitions with lime nnd cnidc carbolic
ncld will go u loug wny toward keep
ing the bujldlng sanitary. A good pint
of crudo cwbollc acid to three gallons
of whitewash will answer the pur
pose. Pennsylvania Bulletin."
The Fer-dq-lance the Most Ven
omous of All Serpents.
ITS STING A DEATH WARRANT
Little Chance For a Victim of the
Fangs of This Terror of the Island
of Martinique The Cat and tho Mon
goose Its Most Formidable Enemies.
Every one Is perfectly well nwaro
that there exists a largo number of
venomous serpents we have many of
them right here In tho United States;
the rattler, for example but probably
no other spot In the known world has
such a death dealing reptile us has the
French lslnud ot Martinique, nestling
In the limpid blue waters of the Carib
bean seu. It Is thu fer-de-lance, sci
entifically known as Trlgoncephalun
lancclatus. that can beyond the shad
ow ol a doubt lay claim to being tho
most deadly serpent of the earth. Its
sting means nluio&t certain death.
There are eight distinct varieties,
thu most commou being n dark gray
and black speckled, which coloring
enables it to conceal itselt easily
among roots nnd stumps of trees. An
other variety is u Clear, bright yellow,
and when hidden In the freshly cut
cnue It cnu haidly be distinguished
from the stalks. It may also be a dark
yellow or coal black with a yellow
It Is not n huge snake, rarely ex
ceeding live feet In length nnd In cir
cumference approxlmntoly the size of
a child's nrm. To repent, the sting
menus almost certnlu death, and
should not the service of a physician,
or "panseur," as the natives call blm,
be obtained within a very short tlmo
tho venom does Its deadly work tho
flesh grows cold, softens, becomes
pulpy, changes In color, quickly be
gins to spot, nnd a 'great chilliness
creeps through tho blood. This lasts
only a few minutes possibly half an
hour then death.
If tbo victim Is fortunate enough to
got a physician upon tho sccno post
haste and no, artery or vein has been
pierced tbero is hope just a faint
hope but even if llfo Is saved the dan
ger Is not entirely removed, for In
many cases necrosis of tbo tissues fol
lows. Tho flesh corrupts and falls from
the bones, mid tho body Vnoldcra ns
does 11 tree.
There Is. however, n heroic method
ot treatment often brought Into use
by tbo MiiitlnUUiins. It Is tho Im
mediate nmputiitloii of the leg or nrm
It tho sting li.ippi'iis to he in either.
Even this law 10 lu- done nt ouce nnd
beforo ruo venom circulates thiougb
tho sjstem. Tlieie'nre tobe seen
todny upon ihe Inland many native
with limbs missing, aud In the ma
Jorlty ot coses It Is the result of hav
ing tho machete, or cane' Uulfe. up
piled after an experience with a fer-de-inneo.
Tho fer-do-lanco Is a lighter and no
mistake ubout it aggressive and pug
nacious, and domestic animals, with
tbo cat as tho one exception, stand a
very poor show In n battle. Pussy, In
about nlno cases out of ten, will como
out ot tho scrap with colors flying be
cause of tho fact that It Is apparently
quite as quick In movement and at tho
snmo tlmo uses what may bo termed
Tbero is but ono animal other than
tho cat that successfully wages war
upon the fer-de-lance. It is the mon
goose (Ichneumon), Imported from In
dia 11 number of yenrs ago for tho
solo purpose of gcttlug rid of tbo
Of tbo weasel family and looking
very much UUo it, this llttlo animal la
absolutely fearless so far as sunkes
aro concerned nnd will Just ns readily
tueklo ono live feet In length as ono
a foot long. From tbo mongooso tho
fer-de-lance will flee, but If cornered
will put up a great light, using ev
ery trick nt Its command a useless
sort of contest, however, for within
a short time it will be stretched out
A bnttlo between these two natural
enemies Is well worth witnessing. It
Is never a "limited" fight, but to a
finish nlwny8, uud probably tbe snakes
by this time havo come to understand
that when they enter such n combat
It Is with tho odds greatly against
Tho mongoose Is quite as clover a
ring general ns tbo cnt and uses that
gift to advantage. Strategy more than
Btrength is Its asset.
When tbor meet, nod If tho snako
sees no nvenuo of escape. It prepares
for battle, us docs tho mongoose, but
lo a tnoio leisurely manner. It takes
about ono mlnuto for thorn to get fully
prepared. There Is no shaking hands,
so to speak, as by prizefighters.
Tbo mongoose circles about tbo rep
tile, always at a safo distance and
"drawing Ore," Inviting it by moving
closer nnd closer to dart out its head
and then quickly jumping out of
barm's way. It torments tn every
possible manner, causing the snake to
c ha ngo position tlmo nnd time again,
llrlng It by forciug a strike again nnd
ngnlu without ever reaching tbe ob
jective point. At last, seeing Its op
ponent at some particular disadvan
tage, tho mongooso springs forward
quick as a I wit ot lightning, catches
it firmly' with the teeth behind the
triangular hond-u shake, possibly two.
no niore end in less time than It takes
to tell It the fer-de-lauce Is dead, Its
vertebrae suvered. Now York Times.
Tho gods hare attached almost as
"h I I "1 I I I $ ! h 4 l
J. MT. ZION i
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Rev. N. T. Sims of Bladonsburg, will
preach at Mt. Zion, Sunday, August
Tlioro will h'o n Sunday school pic
nic Saturday, Aug. 13th, In Mr. Geo.
Harris' grove, ono half milo west Of
tho Mt. Zion church. All Sunday
schools aro cordially Invited to at
tond. Don't wait for a written Invita
tion from tdo secretary of our Sun
day school but preparo a short pro
gram and como and enjoy tho day
with us. Our superintendent, Mr. Geo.
Harris, requests that all Sunday
schools enter tho grounds singing
somo familiar sqngs, accordlug to tho
old fashioned custom of celebration.
There will bo a box social at Mt.
Zlon Saturday evening, July 30th. All
aro Invited to bring boxes.
Mrs. Rill Wilson and Mrs. Austin
Neely spent Thursday with Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Wilson of Winding Fork.
Miss Gertha . Nlcholls visited Miss
Gertha Hall Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Cary Harris of Wind
ing Fork, spent Sunday with Mr. Geo.
Harris and family.
Mr. Arthur Monow Is somewhat
Improved at this writing.
Mrs. Addle Schooler and daughters
Evnlino and Wave and Mrs. Elizabeth
Burch spent Wednesday with Mrs.
vMiss Otta Balrd of Bladonsburg
spent last week with relatives at this
Mr, and Mrs. Clyde Ashcraft and
son Mnnford, of Howaid, visited Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Ashcraft, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Johns of Martins
burg, spent Monday with Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Harris.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McKeo spent
Sunday with friends near Perrytown.
Misses Otta Balrd, Gertha Hall and
Gertha Nlcholls were pleasantly en
tertained by Miss Evallno Schooler
Mrs. Thomas Bodle was pleasantly
surprised July 21st, by receiving a
number of beautiful postcards it be
ing her birthday anniversary.
Miss Margaret McCullough of Mar
tlnsburg spent Sunday with her cous
in, Miss Delia McCullOugh.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morrow spent
Sunday with Henry Van Wlnklo and
Miss Delia Morrow of Fallsburg, is
visiting her brother, Mr. Arthur Mor
row, and wife this week.
J I I J J ! l ! I J I ! J
4. WALHONDING ' 4.
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Thero will bo a festival given at
Perry Grange hall, July 30,
Mr. Lawrence Bucy attended the
surprise party at Manuel Rlne's Sat
Mr. Josio Jones and Norris Thom
as spent Sunday with Mr. Clydo Tay
lor of Plpesvlllo.
Mr. Casper RIno la very poorly at
Mrs. Samuel RIno and Miss Verna
Rlne spent Sunday with Mr. Melvln
Jones and family Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Silas Bucy and Mr.
and Mrs. Luo Bucy spent Sunday at
Mr. and Mrs. Caspor liino spent
Saturday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.
Tho men aro vory busy making hay
at this writing.
Miss Susio Rino spent Monday with
Mrs. Mlnnio Asliburn of Winding
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Tlioro will ho preaching at tho Mes
siah church next Sunday morning nnd
Mrs. D. C. McKeo is on tho sick list
Mrs. L. A. Nothors is no hotter at
Mr. and Mrs. Evert Tuckor and son
Carl, of Millwood, Mr. and Mrs. 6has.
Mellck, Messrs. Lea Hawthorno and
Clinton Prow of Nolllo, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Schooloy.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Snyder aro tho
parents of a son.
Miss Jennes Hoyman spent Satur
day In Canton.
Miss Gortrudo Wolkor returned to
her homo after spending tho week
with relatives. '
Mr. Win Stull and family of Mill
wood spent Monday with Will Morn
ingstar nnd wife.
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Mr. and Mrs. Lane Hall of Mt. Vor-,
nonx visited relatives Saturday and
Mrs. Ira Humhort of Howard 1b vis
iting hor uncle, Mr. Blystono, this
Mr. David Crlplon and family, and
Mr. Charllo Moganol nnd family of
Union county, were guests of Char
llo Hess nud wifo a fow days.
Golllo Glflln loft last weok for a vis
it of sovoral weoks with relatives In
I Mrs. Glenn McCamant afctf f 'iflte'
daughter of Chlcngo, aro tho guests
of tho former's father-in-law, Lenndcr
McCamant. ' ' 1
Laura Beckholt Sunday. 4
RueJ Vanwlnklo nnd family Bpent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Henry (
Rico, ' t
Mrs. Zona Woods rihd children of
Mt. Vernon are visiting her parents.
Miss Teeny Beckley had a picnic
for her Sunday school class Thurs
day, July 28, near Dennis. i
Mr. Ad Scott and family wero tho
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Earloy
wine, Sunday. j
Mr. and Mrs. John Berry of Now
Guilford visited the lattor's paronts,
Harvesting is neniing completion
and tho threshermnn's whistle is
heard again In the land.
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There Is more than one reason for
letting the children blow soap bubbles.
It's good, harmless fun, for one thing, 1
and keeps them out of worse mischief.
It can result In nothing worso than a
little soap In the eyes and a llttlo soap-!
Buds on the clothes, boh of which aro
comparatively harmless. 1
But It is more than good fun. It is
beneficial to the lungs. Thero aro doc-1
tors who recommend It as an excellent
wny or exercising ttio lungs, nnd nence 1
greatly strengthening to them.
Deep breathing exercises nro freely 1
.recommended, "but who could think of
anything stupider than pulling in and
pulling out great gulps of fresh air.
now mucn more lun to see wno can '
blow tho biggest bubblel '
Bubble blowing is better for children
than some of the lung developers that
are sold. The soapsuds will rarely hold i
iuug uuuugii 10 uo iiurm 10 me lungs
by overextending them or by too long
To blow very big bubbles try putting
a piece of rubber tubing about seven
Inches, lonp on tho narrow end of a
funnel. Invrt tho mouth of tho fun-',
nel in the soapsuds as you would tho -bowl
of a pipe, then blow ns hard as
you can through the tube nnd note i
how you expand your lungs ns well as !
mako wonderful sonp bubbles.
1110 rasnionaois ivioiner.
The mother who gives over her child ,
entirely to tho caro of on attendant
after school hours is typlcnl of tho
times, for this the up to date parent 1
manages somehow, even on limited '
menns. What is the result? Lar tablo
manners, a curt "yes" or ','no" when ,
nnswering elders, nnd with relations J
no manners nt nil; taking what la
wanted without permission from any
room, nnd raging at correction from
any source. Of course tho mother re-J
sents any criticism of her method and
will endeavor to explain away the tan
trums as nervousness.
Sho wants her child when grown up
at least to havo the manners of her
class, but she docs not seem to rcallzo
that theso will probably not bo ac- j
quired from hired attendants, nor will
years of struggling entirely obliterate
the effect of early influence. Thnt ev
ery small girl should at least havo
luncheon with her mother nnd occa
sionally bo her companion for driving
or calling, seems a not unreasonable
demand, "but mauy fashionable moth
ers aro unwilling to11 mako even this
small sacrifice, if that can bo called a
sacriflco which ought to bo tho highest
Christening the New Baby.
The tlmo chosen for a christening is
usually when tho child Is about six
weeks old, though when thero is dlfil- '
culty iu deciding upon a nnmo it la de
Tho first step in tills ceremony la tho
choice of sponsors. Parents should
request only those relatives and near
friends who aio likely to havo tho
time aud disposition to keep their
ipromises they nre called upon to make. '
Two womeuMind 0110 man usually aro
sponsors for a girl, und two men and
ono woman for a boy, though ono god
father and one godmother sulllco for a
child of either sex. ,
Usually the mother writes to ask tho
service of tho friends or relatives de
cided upon toVtako tho vows In behalf
of her baby, but thero is no reason
why tho request should not bo mado
Aside from tho sponsors and near
relatives, only a few intlmnto friends
of tho husband and wlfo nro asked to
be present at tho christening, nnd tbo
wlfo Issues brief notes of Invitation to
Every dny thnt wo spend without
learning something is n day lost. Bee
thoven. I am what I nm becnuso I wns Indus
trious. Whoever Is equally sedulous
will bo equally successful. J. Sebas
tian Bitch. '
If all were determined to play tho
flrstvlolln wo should never havo a
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