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KNOW VICISSITUDES OF LIFE
French Art Models Make the Best oi
Existence, Which is Not Always
a Merry One.
"At twilight from out qualut doors
and old courtyards troop the models
suddenly enlivening street corners.
"Beneath their smile, their light man,
ner, their gay silhouette lie, neverthe.
less, a gritu knowledge of whait lift
contains. They know the long houri
when witIh aching back and iiuscles
Ithey Imust stand in a given pose, of
fering their immobility to students ox
to trained masters. It is not ni
easily itquired profession. To post
successfully, one must have Iiagina
tion as well ats disciplined body ; one
must be able to become the tangible
expression of an esthetic idea. They
know that the artist who uses them
bids them farewell and goes his way.
iThey know the seasons when work Is
scarce. They realize the cost of bread,
itho cost of finery. Their standards are
modest enough. One certainly cannot
become very rich or reckless by pos
ing; but, then, one does not associate
wealth with artists or, for that mat
ter, with any form of serving them.
These kind-hearted children of Mont
parnasse adju-st their demands to the
artist's pocketbook. They know that,
whenever he is able, Ie will share with
them whatever good comes to him,
;Ie will give them suall gifts-a cov
'eted ribbon, a new hat, a pair of slip
ipers-lie will invite thema to dinner or
offer a round of aperitifs at the little
cafe on the corner, often he will treat
them to a day in the coutry. No
price Is too high or too low for the
"Instinct his banded them totgether
has brought them trom dull'and love.
less hones, from the lowest ranlks of
the N\1age-eviriler, fromn olitry village
where 11rt is cil'silderetl ui igtodly, froi
parents who inl the.ir Iay weroe also
miodels, to mneet 1in1 miingle in this spe
ci wOrld on the Il t anLk of thi
Slne'."-M3aurict IueUrge in U
PRIZED BY CAMEO CARVERS
Sardonix, August Birthstone, Alwayc
a Favorite With Workers In
Such Things of Art.
It is isially with conisiderable dis
appointient that the woninai born Ii
August learns timt her birthstoiie I:
the sardonix, and even tle fact tha
that stone is said to insure coujuga
jfelielty does not entirely miake :inend:
for the fact that it is not ranied a:
one of the prelius stoes aind is no
a gelli Of great be.tuly.
But with the re.vi vil in interest 1i
Cameos no August-horn woliant witi
a real taste for beautiful objects of ar
ought to wish for any other birthstone
an exchange says. Siadonix it is Ii
the old lists and sairdonix it ought t<
remain in spite of the newer lists tha
have been made to give everyone ti
attractive gem. The sartlionix has ill
wny h-n ":tvorite stoneo with calnec
e..p~iea. If *i reenl your tril
thr~ou;;hthe t icaan galleries whi
,3'out were in l.tiie, peliaps you re
cal seeing thereth' falt iiinous Carit'l#
.1n:t emn , sa1itI to III IIth rgest, worl
of it kitI i eYer tc' niplieil. It rep
rlsentls ilhe triuthIIIxl of l'sshus aim
Cor's :11 is wrX,, on a :.ruol::
S loe 41f iive la1yers, etac l ('4e 1on
itributis li' frIn ilt ,lif 1 th colrto41 htie
On le raiof ioi nel fr-inrhly
'ever' knonis ilrea i wiine lil
Pitoriiiinai Cal and ilwm iurriuvlin vit a
:Itxii iste foixialship wfa lal blael
smiltilrld 111( ithe Iho~tk iil-dtel hnae fo
the atnhu of moo'.lg Warer, whloi
thves ('t shor dayitn' fim wiof.~.
fiaemil'ei' dicveriil the friwo dhi
.Sevelt luonths it ' aI f'f lat- o ien hz
c'iit1idieiau a ilar In ri fi ii 1 . l t o ti
tldid'gout. nithe phAeI.Foliowing th
anpilid ithe ral it want by Cti
sn'alkoad the zio ph l yedmi itoge tr'
the ae ever giant im i inssed h
friellly frilh(leC byetwlin sthe. to.il
Wtaner Unf heou lxi, i1( ineestedi '1
who unimque .ctuiafin' out a etland
oraloler initng "piuilac" tluthe h'a:
post. inlotcs the ru nc ahi thatvage
rhyattake te to~iie wit id les
~ismeone~' ii(ilveroi mil the a'
A Prrpober n . inquiyhr.el
souri',''o ha he smal d Sni', "wa
seIzdi rst ex-tlywt clar otnk tha
1poinporary isoniBt wihsem tvei
aoeso ofa tai't gmna ha.e
saeatowr to was iekon, h<r
THOUGHT IT "REGULAR" TALK I
Little Girl Was Astonished When She
Was Told That She Was Speak
Proof positive that each one of us
is for himself the center of the uni- I
verse, that what "our folks" do is tho c
proper thing. and all else mere eccen- (
trielty, is seldom lacking, but it comes
out most engagingly In childhood.
"She can speak lreich most beauti
fully I" concluded EIsle's big sister,
Sara, after having described at length
to the familly at the supper table the
charms and accomplishments of a iiew
friend, a girl who had lived several
years abroad, and had come recently
to Sara's school. 0
"I know a girl," put In Elsle at this
polit, with an air of importance, "and
she used to live in England. She's In
:miy kindergarten, and she can speak
$tnglish, I guess." |<
"Well, what of that?" demanded I I
1Sara. "So can you speak English."
"Oh, no, I cln't ; I don't know how I
Why, of course I can't speak English,"
Elslo appealed from the laughing faces
now turned toward her, "can I, moth
"Certainly you can speak 1English.
child; it's what we all speak; we're
speaking it now."
"What? Is it English we're talk
Ing right this uinute? Is it truly,
"Of course, xny dear ! What lan
gunge did you suppose it was that wo
"WVhy, mother, I didn't suppose It
was lEnglish, or any oither language.
I thought it was Just regular talk, of' 1
TAIL SERVES MANY PURPOSES!
With the Cat it is Merely an Orna.
ment, but Not So With Numer
ous Other Animals.
Tile <ile:tlon havintig ariis'en. "'Why
does the cat Iii:ve .. tail?' tile seien-.'
tists, seeml willin::, to nwrit wth
veat look without u inl."No ono enn'
Wainsay the fauct that the toll is : \al
nhie rnment. The e:it without on1
is a1 Sorry ighlt. Butl ltneret are thlOSt
who t1alutit::ini that the tail serve the
cat as n "41r of gyros'op' , Ibalanel og
til% lb dy ill l'nping. says till l'opud1lar
svilnce AlmtuHY. This ennneil b)e
wIlly true, for Manx et I et ,4lon_ g
very well without11t tails, :,11nl ra bits9:
have li use fot them Iat all. Yet both
tile h'innx en' s aul1 rahlhils tdo a lIt ol'
Inpiing. After all it woks as i0) thI
tail is only ani olnamilenit. unless it is
a kind of saift'l-y valve for expression3
in ,xelting timt's.
Of course Ithere are instfalce. w1ver''
the tiil serves some purpose other
th i l t11 of art. Tlhl Illolkey findsI
his usefll as at sor't tof fifth leg; the
horse s l's is as a 1ly swatter. asII
(does the lion ; the croeodile uses his
for swillllilg, ms (o th seail andl( the
-turtle and other aquatic creatires,
u1t4 thel- rutIlsnake uses his for wir
In1, 2eneulos. According to W. D. Mit.
I ll-ws (if tlt, A11lerienlli 3[llselum of
Nat11a11 !liSt4ory, till' taill was a l c.W(''.
- pyognl for thle n~iatic and)( am11phhk
bu iwestr 4from whlch thll le 111gh
('r lllilils are (14eended. When Ily
tiolk to telrrstrial li'fe mnd to walkinlg
oln al fours, thll tail heenmne more ter
-(5 lelss 'uherduous.
Mark Cot the Letter.
Some21hot4ly hals s1itredl 1n4 l~'Onl it s
4 'ti thews andl~ 1 I'l l1neis WIlson42 were
dliningl toge'th a1l'lt the P'layers5 (1lub In
- N>w Yor144k when'f 111e former('1 made~l4 the
suggestionl t4m1 11 the l4y wrti te a l('tter to
5441, 'we.( don'lt kno1(w where2't he is,' for' it
>I ws at a 1tim14u 'hlen :4lr1. Clrteens wats
always' trael i ng some14where'(. 'Oil,' 51aidl
I 'rofessor( 3miIhews, 'tha11t (does niot
matl~ke any21 differen''c'e I. It is sure to
lhi him2. I thlink he Is somne place In
Europe iio Siwe had I ibetter'i piut on a 5
('enl t sl111p.' So) th14 two sat dlown
'MIARK TWA IN.'
frmC iChles wh \ . 14425\li4h'id b Ilrielly,
Surmise Was Correcct.
A c'rtain schoohno(41 I er 4' ihad a1 parl
tieularly\' trl'0 hii4'sohlle' 's'2- 1 1 luy t'oI'
r4'>'r' aI good deal1 to the Itlu~~ee of'
uittd h(1.le st1(ood with se'veral of' the
tin li r ia4.1't' In front of' the ('1ass.
to m11 that I hlav.e to w"ork thte cane1
tilt ('Ins>'., wVit al sign iflean it l(ook lat theo
('uphIoard'l. "'I sIthu't w'ondehCr If It
colmes (out on2 strlk" soon.''
AnI~d sur e e'nouigh It dlid.-London
Why the Audience Smiled.
A c('rtint clerlgymni, inClined to cor- I
lentc'y, ofhie1atin~g asl chtaltiman at a
socIal gathe(rIng that had1( met to cele
brate thte building of a new school
r'oomf addrJIessed( the audIence In the
"FrIendis," 1he saId, "at thle close of
thIs meeting therIe wIll be0 a collection.!
It will not he for the poor," and, un
colnseioultiy puitting his thumbs Into his
trouisers pockets anid tapping wIth his
figen' h's waist b~and, cont inued, "but
for' te cder hpmerf andI enlarging of,
thIs dolortonn "
itAW PJ.AVE PLAN
TO COVER WOULD
tussian Council Delegates Submit
Program. Vote for Alsace-Lorraine.
Petrograd, Oct. 21.-The Russian T
ieace prograin ,as drawn l)up by the 0
entral executive colnuittee of the 11
ouncil of workmen's awd soldiers' 1(
elegates in the formn of instrictions 0
o M. Skobeleff, ex-nilster of labor, t
Is delegate to tie Paris colfelrenlce, n
onsists of -I5 articles coverilng the it
'hole ground from Panama to Persia.
ktticle XI demands the "neutraliza- g
Ion" of the Panama canal and Article ti
X calls for the restitution for all col- i
tiles to Gierinany. The program of r
he central executive committee fol- i
"First: Evacuation by the Gernians I
f Itussia and autonony of Poland, C
Aithuania and the Lettish provinces. A
"Second: Autonomy of Turkish Ar- a
"Third: Soluitloti of the Alsace-Lor- d
aine titestion by a plebiscite, the vot
1g being arranged by local civil alt- 9
horitics after the removal of all the
roops of both belligerents.
"Foultrth: Restoration to llelgiumu of
wt. alcieit f rontier's atn11d colipelnsa
loll for her losses frott an interina
"lPifth: 1testorat ion of Svia and
lontenegro with simillar coilpensa
Ion. Servia to have access to the
driatic. Bosnia antid Ilietzegovtina to
w. alt ololiolis.
"Sixth: Dispitted 11ailkan ldistricts re
'ive ptovislonal automonmCy ollowed
> a plebiscite.
" ntiho: ounian ia to he rest 'oet1d
ilr old frontier onl tonilitiotn that she
,ruint Iobrtd.ja autttonoimy and grant
im iliht to .1ews.
"Fgt:Autolnmy for Ihe Italianl
r(iie f .\usti-it to ho' followed by
"Ninih: Il, tittion o all 11 oolnies
"T : ltbliltn tt of (;reecce
.'Flevellit : Neutraliza 1ation of all
unlita leniing Io inlner. seas and also
ll- S e;z and(] P tatia ('anals. reedomt
i at, hvigaion for imelh:t. ships.
\holitiotn of thle H t'riht to torpetdo tmIt'
'hant shill inl "vatr timi1e.
"Twelfth. All hlolitgernts to te
tounce(1( warl contibu1) i onls or. inidemnii
es inl any formt, but tit! ilolley spent
I t h ma inteia le of riWsotiers and
ill cotitionts leviedl duingi the wvatr
o ll rtli led."
''TiiIr!( enth. ('oiimet'r'ial treaties
iot t4o ha batd on t lie peace tr'aty;
'ach coultrt3 ilay nect independen tly
ilh rec'i t' to ils cotimier-cial polley
ot t ll cllities to .age to re
Mlnc a etconlomic blo-kade after
"Y ul0 nt : TheN coildililonl: of
wi' houild he setttlld by a peace
'onfert'lice co1nistiting of delega tes
holdil b) thl, people and Sonlftrmied
>y int Dilomi ali 11111 (ist 'It
age not to conluldo seIcret ireatilos,
vhich h 're li .11r1e decil-l vonitrary to
he ri.h ts of II peopl ani cons -
oilnl - 'illit a y tm.
T1 01)1- i taction of .\l S'e-ohe ff o ed
(ill StolitIhel nerrhis-evald to li
lie ti -tt (antig tt of pessors.mis
Peac ieinie in SIel IolVus,
'I'neule emtdv. bhen't n'eectn
tled \\lia abie trf oe ottly n ati
1(( 'o(Ih diso te' anmy (tiengll bets -
eats of ('acuber '9th. Pr'es ofi the
lie hte niestim a (!tht. \ntoer.
A rentilo oflm $.25antie In the
-rl( i fluout' wal nllntner wi thei~
Tf- ura old areOnei o Dat .
.ak phLAXT R Qrs uinin for steropsing
o (>hno hadach, n woivrksofi nthe ldn.
nedigytis rfunr moey If . alles tocre.
lai,(~Ori B sIgnture of(on uer bz 30or
LAUIEN8 TO TIlE FRONT. g
aelers Highly Commended fin WiI. d
throp College Paper. t
The work of the Laurens County 0
eachers association is receiving fav- h
able notice outside of the county. C
i the last issue of the Winthrop Col- g
go News, a paper published at the A
)iege and edited by one of the pro
*ssors, the following complimentary "
i)tice was iade of the association in ti
a editorial column: ti
"We are becoming a professional 1
rou) of )eo)le given to study, a
iought, and discussion instead of lec- t'
tring and listening. Notice the Lau- c
mns plan. The Teachers' Association c
divided into three groups; the pri- n1
ary, the grammar grades, and the
Igh school groups. Each group has (
hosen a text and intends to study it.
t each meeting each group will have
demonstration lesson in a chosen
ubject followed by a serious group
iscussion of the topic for the (lay and
1e lesson taught. After the hour d
Iven to departmental meetings they y
T his is a
some Silks z
ety of Style
Snity and Ge
May Not be
ather in the auditorium for a gen
al lecture. They are seriously un
Drtaking the task of growing while
.aching. They will have a member
r the University faculty to lead the
igh school gepartnient. A member of
to Winthrop faculty will lead the
rammar grade department, and Miss
nnie SWorkman, teacher in the
ormal Training Class at , Laurens,
ill lead the primary group. ~In addi
onl to this they will invite each time
ic lecturer for the general meeting.
i order to meet the expenses of this
rimrablo nrogram they have voted
> tax themselves an additional fifty
nts each. Here is evidence of a fine
anception of the meaning of the
onthly teachers' meetings."
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With Lemon Juice
ake t beiauty lotion fo a few cents
to relove tan, freck s, sallowness.
Your grocer has the emons and any
rug store or toilet oulter will sup
ly you with thrie urt 'of orchard
re Making a (
nd Serge Dr
mnd Fine Serges in E
s. 75 to Select Frc
.75 to $22
Qu lity D
You to ake an In
'inigs at t e aries
t the Pick of the I
is the modern I\
and the conSUr
ness men who hi
ositions to offer
and advertise. I
what these des
mare, read the adi
week. They te]
white for a few cents. Squeeze the
juice of two fresh lemons into a bot
tio then put In the orchard white and
shake well. This makes a quarter -pint
of the very 'best lemon skin whiten r
and complexion beautil r known. Mas
sage thli fragrant crcny .lotion daily
into the face, neck, ,hrmp and hands
and Just see how freoies, tan, sallow
ness, redness and roughness disappear
and how smooth, soft and clear the
skin becomes. Yes! It is harmless,
and the beautiful results will surprise
Experiments with fack pine have
shown that it is well suited for mak
Ing kraft paper. On some of the
-national forests this tree is used to
plant land which is too poor to grow
NO...pe~ r cansucceed with.
out avrising, therefore we
solicit the patronage of our readers
for those who by their advertising
help to make this paper possible.
lethod of commI~uni
the business man
rier. Shrewdl busi
ave desirable prop
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