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OUR NATIONAL BIRD
The Eagle Was Selected In Spite
of Franklin's Protests.
HE FOUGHT FOR THE TURKEY.
In His Judgment the Barnyard Dig.
nitary Was the Better American and
More Truly Typified the Young Na
tion Than Did the Bully of the Air.
Few probilay lave ever givet it a
thought its to why we adopteil tie
eagle as our national bird. tand not
nl Ily are awa it that our t'o'efIathers
gave coilsitleirable thought to the stil
ject. The eagle is in no0 way signiti.
cant of Ameie:i and is not it Iurely
Amnerican biitl. When the silject was
ulooltei at the beg'.inniig of our exist.
ence Its a nation there was consk lerablie
preference for tile turkey as the na
tional bird, and if Irenjamtin 1-'raii;li,
who was called upon to discuss and de.
cide tiany tickIIsit <lnestions, h:i hail
his way our bald eagle wouhi never
have arisen above the status of it hawk
robber, while the biarnyari'd dignitatry
would hatve alretl his va alty on every
thing fron tle n:ational seal down to a
Even With all our republi ieaa Ideas,
whene this nation was born, we still
possesed I touchi of hehlry, and the
fathers rega rdedtI ihe selection of prop
er heraldic aruts :s a most essetihl
leatlrte of the Conception of a nation.
In the eIrliest days the eagle wis not
considered, and at. list when Fraiklin
heard that it hadi beeni choseti he was
sorely d isp leaised.
iJ ,li lla neIl ock, ilineiliately after the
.DeciratIlii of I11illendence, turned1
hs is liention to (he ent ion of li d ea
tioual fag i:' seal Il evlas at lienl
antilotiit i an til(itaini le :ail JNh f
ive stuldy of out" sh e was ci-d
i l to select sil h his frihtilg as o ,l
kite Wiere ctonptt t I tiesign :of1 se
cct the Woper ymbls. hey e Te
.Johnl .\dtilus, TI.ll1n1tas .left'rsto -and
13eilailu i l'rallikiln.
When flanroc'a distinguisthet com
Initee p)resetlteil its first stet of' sugge,
tions the congressiona honly Was iot
Sa Itisfiedl with1 any of the devices,
though they li developed the i rl
nuerous Conei es ld ith o ch
laborious and onsc"ientious study. Jef
ferson had worked out a shield drvie1
Into six sections, each containing some.
thing symboeial of one of the peoples
,aiat entered tnto the making of Amer
There was the inglish rose, the
French fleur de lis, the Scotch thistle.
the Irish harp the German eagle and
the Dutch lion. Virtue and Justice sup
ported the shield; above was the eye of
Providence and below the motto, "le
John Adams had the government rep
resented as a powerful, herculean tig
-ore, with a giant club and standing he
tween Virtue and Vice.
Franklin adopted the story of I'Pha
raoh pursuing the liebrews into tlle
Red sea, with the pillar of tire before
None of these was pleasing, o liedI the
ensuing years five distinct groups of
r ien submitted over forty suggestions
before the eagle, withIt his olive branch
ird on le w ' and i'ii his ros in t'i'he
to Frantoli's dhissatisfai on.' Iletl'i/'i
1thpedagli de iig ind by tiat time thel
that thintha a etoftel'a
,erlin it was i!h "i-t Piibu iiii nitun"
'vetha hei had suo;;estdi' to Jiff erson ini
,Franklii ln, i w i t h idea of the l''lit
thesso t hll ig s, coiub' l l i~t liri' lit'a
tios to en a~i raol l'n': i th e de ~i n.,l
tfthe lipe. air. I N tillir1'nedi that the
t~eagle.s (azyslielig liu a grlt bhit.
buakli neiheri't on e i whi' i lit behtrit
tyrprigf i tled th n at itn i'ie saidr
dthat tileal wollihilmlitli go ruts
"seare af foode IbutiW ina fot aof
-Watchedlo ft r i'loa-i l e usrio u bird'tls
Wj~htct wo 'l deviocme In- wot'y 'ithenI
attac hos h prlitae Ite'IC Ifo'l'tw
frwee a olatdbtom orhem.
ad sa''ra ti I!! h t'ui b is n we oethl
dtos Rit :Trind Ipo erelin fot'
eeve.o fit'h eit'- in itt'then hae
and thothert ihu wIulrc pr1ni.
thebreb ny tras o (larugt or the
Itu wade."rnythn: ta h
eras o area oingonhgly Once doe
dutetuy 0n li~iiyour prntedos
Horin greth~e olhae.
Wily and 60w ,,10 in-ye ,o C~oo
Adop;OcI by Clues,
SOMEl DIST[,j TWVE FAUE
The Adoption of These Emblems Is'
One of the Expressions of a Growing
Civic Spirit--Ootwoon Thirty and
Forty Cities Fly Them.
Theii gi'ndulu I udoja11t of ~ Iiell
1ii:;s '( .%iiiiicaii1 cit ies. Is Onie of tilie'
ex iessli 41s of it ir'o-vl i . civic spir it.
Trhe micial I I1tg hias iq 'ri' hIt, us
itijuuldis ohlc needfr1111 ei'eiiioili a'nd
sbuus. It 1015 uisuaili I iet'i dItt1 atC
tha~t 'lai'rh I in thIle city,''s hiistory1 whoa
ti'iis aue xtilil:ill fit such it I ilip
I let ~eii thi rty anid fort y .Amiericain
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Continually Crowded With Shoppers
Who Desire the Best in Merchandise
at the Lowest Prices.
New arrivals of Midsummer gc_) 7s every day-almWost every express
brings something new to this store--so no matter what you may dee
you are very apt to find it at Swi~tzer's, correct in style and reasonable
in price.time serviceable. Weba
glen_ __ __ _ _he me'IdprtetIx
Specials in t l-e Ladie s' De- "..av. Rxx<,r~ :, . , For the Gentlemen.
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MUSIC IN THE BALKANS. iiii h:. It N is Ile venly It will
A Player Who Startled His Hearers t ill, te i e! i
and Unnerved Hiniself. glt. t l Itlitt'ld
l'1opieI will lti youl in the itaIki.. for. scrawny Balkan po thii sn
iused to lijili them ith lE leasurR4e B ?/[ Y teA
I IVRit ai gyj'sy Eli liii) 18;t (4e iii')i1lEi, yd't heaird. tininotvn. only dreu::ihle' N O ESIue 1 alte.wt ~alr~ A
h'ley aEblled to tlie wildness anE s iv ig o ti n, it youth was
Igery of the e abott .. One dayii ying-play.
seera onl les from 'skup our horses4 Ing like iad. Presently, without In.
l'ired their hersels and listened to s orcin e rpighsntme pagfo
rflsel tc'r ieits iil i.te:O t H% i-te wagonl find, liaced, back and forth, erpig ismsc h pagfo Don't lose adais work! If Con tip, ted, Sluggish, i-ead..
Lthing we ci ld not hear. At (irst we still Playing torr('il1. We sat fas a
thought they wetr sntelling human cinated both by the Player and his take a so f o
b~lo(.d, btut we0 enmie to the~ conlion~t paigtyn i h iet ue
that sonething different caused their our orn
linterest since no treinors of fear were
Aft lfat the music seemied spent. The
passing throtgh them. He0lci ug thent Listen to me! rake no more sick- ll tonight and if it doesn't straighten
i, we listenedl. hut, heaiig n( boy let his violin fall to the ground,
starte, to ride on1. Afe tofl ltwe i e, too. thrtew hinisel f. and th1e ering,1 saiiIvatlag calomel' when bil ious you rOight ill) and makhe you feet fine
nei' ~hiik luitstartediC byor consipated. Don't 10se a day's and vigorous by Aforterg I want. YOU
sodto go hak to the store anm get your
renit came to Its. The ef'ect on our
liotilid wa likeI ftiirt i4'1lu f ing; sobbing;. itlis we'eping;, like hIs work! money. D oison's I'lver 'l'one is (10
rou c~ jlt'It ti. I'iit't''let tt 1W niuste, WflS u.4 t orr4'nta (hi a 18 storul. ('atlomnlel is merc ury or ' duicksxiiver sti 311ng (lie sle u of c'aloinel because
horses was very peculiar. y 51 I Like It. it csed when it had reached which (ities necrosis or the hones. it hi real liver seedicie; entirely veg
ed to have forgotten their fatigue aind
were shllng1 alotg i n t il t fi ic Its ciinaX.-ieeiii Vaka !n Century. haloanet when it. com10 int 0on tct taili, the'efo4 it (an not salivamta od
wi44 111mgi i)i i iWt ii iuuu .~th soulr hilie c rashes into 0It, brieakinig make you1 sick.
mne nervous. It itl. Ilis i we 1ou feel that 1w- I gun rantee that onespoonful of
Tiinaily we mad1lel out that It w1s Whooping ('ough, f ill iti ping. Ito i 1 odsons Liver 'i'one %ill put you i
weird strains of mutsi( that reachedus. One of the moat. successful prepara- sluggish and "all knocked out," if yos. xluggish liver to work anli clean gout
"We are 1rearing a gypsy camp," my tions In use for this disease Is Chain- liver in torpid and howels (onstlated hOwels of tlit sour bile andt (onstihat
brother said, with relief. "Some one is berain's Cough Remedy. S. W. Me- or you have headache, dizziness, coat- ed waste which is clogging your sya
phiying wvitha more fire than usual." Clinton, Bllandon Springs, Ala., writes ed tongue, if breath Is bad or stonmach tern and making y0ou feel uiiiserable. I
Within sight of the camp the music "Our baby had whooping cough as bad sour dust take a spoonful of harmless guarantee that a bottie of i)odsot'n
came to Us in its full beauty or its full as most any baby could have it. I iodson's iver Tone, Liver Tone will keel your entiro fam
horror, I do not know which. irnoo gave him Chambrlain's Cough em- lere's my guarantee-o to any ly feeling fine for months. (live it to
then I have heard many great masters edy and it soon got him woll." Obtain- drug store r-nd get a 50 cent bottle of your children, It is harmlems; doesn't:
tahe but such music as that m atave able everywhere. Dodsoa laver Tone. Take a spoon- gripe and they. like its pleasant- taste