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Py Q. UNDERWOOD.
(CopyrightI i1, wDUtern Newspaper Unlon.)
There W*ns not fi111 atoi of vice II
11latk Jo". but he was a fetirsome
1a(11.1 for a weak-atrmeI rider whlto did
not unlerstadli his ldiosynerasies.
'Iraineti to "-.o m.igninst thle hit" by
the hea vy-luilI Ied villa ge blacksmith
from whomil Casper Carson bought
h0m, ie ld a liltitIth like gutta percha, i
and .iJaw lmselvs like steel ropes.
Niire Carson rotle hit freqiently
11111 so mtO(Inis to tile discofitilre of
her escort, who, tiunted on a hor
of ord Iitry sp-ed, folund It diflicult
kee) her in sight.
It was probably admiration of M!
Ciiron's prmo-ess ats ia horsewomn ni
i desire to (inlatimi e it thiat induced
MliIss LcIklidIh to necept Jasper Car
sonl's offer to teach her to ride.
'lhe riding lesson was given fn the
early morning, in order that the cen
or-bius mitiglt not see aind( deride Miss
But Jatspeo'r Citrson had somletlhing
in 1Ils heart to sny to Miss Lack
land, and 11e had promised himself to
say It during one of these delightful
rides. It would be so easy, he thought,
to ease his soill of its blirdenI while
riding by her side. When the m11orntiniig
calie he f1udii ti the brivo resolutions
of the nIght before htnd vanisled.
"MAtyn't I rid laiiic John tolor
row, 'Mr. C(irson?" saidt Miss Laick
land, afte-r her sixth lISSonl. "'Your
sister, Nanie, srys he Is perfectly
.safe if you are along."
"CeinI IIilly yol sald Jsper
Carson, fl ushing wi Ith pride.
So it waDS tit when Jn11sper Carson
rang the hiil it the TAMkld 11 homie
tiait gotldeiI t ig, lIck John bore
"Isn't he the denirest thing?" Said
Miss LatekliId, fig they cantered along
the river rond whilel was overhung
with locuist trees.
"lIe's a good old horse," said Jas
per Carson. "IIold your reins a
trifle lower, Miss Lackland. There,
"I'm so glad I hove learned to rlde,"
Jasper Carson tried to say: "Won't
you ride through life wIth mne?"
Before he Could speak, a rag.-d
-urchin Jumped froimht a tree(, andl(] shriek
ed: "YlIa! Yahl!"
Block John's nerves were as invul
neritble as his 111outh, and le merely
prilked his ears lit disaipproval, but
the mtare Carsin rode was soensitive.
Sie plunged forwtard in a itiad effort
to bolt, and Miss Iaekliltut, watching
w it alarm an( admiration, Carson's
skilled tiiitmanageIeit, increased the
I)restlro on laiick Johntfl's btit. The
horse iecepted tills its a signal to
ehintge his galt, and responded with
Jasper Carson grasped the situation
instaintly itd a cold chill struck to his
heart. So loig its the girl retained Iter
preseiee of niind there was little dan
ger of het'r falilng off, but as she siml
ply sat still and pulled on the bit,
Black Joln, would turn front the road
into it b1ridle-t that led back holte
ann111 his ider woul alimtost certainly
)e swept oIt of the saddle by the
li tb of a tree.
Driying htis spurs dleep into thte sides
of his inure, Caorson gave chtase. Thte
mare had a stratin of hunting b)1ood int
her and ia good buirst of speed, bt
Black JTohn was 200 yatrds in froit
wihen she got her stride, and the
bridle pathl was riot nmore than a
(juarter of a mtile awaty.
As Blitek .Johit swep~t aroundto a curve
in the rood, C'arsorn lost sightt of him
and his fatir rider. It was only 200
yardhs now toI the b~ridle-rath, and the
sintgle-fooler haid a leiad o nearly one
Courthi thait distance.
Urging the mtire wvitht hteel, hantd and
voice, Jansper C~arson diashed ont, curs
in~g andt h~i~ prtg in tirni. Hie fancied
him nself stainilg by Miss backlanid's
corpse, andio wondteredl couild heo live aft
Wh'ien Black Johna turnted into the
bridle path theo inare's leiin browvn head
was at his flank.
"Whenio, Jlohn I" shioutedl Carson.
Butt J(ohnt felt thte pull1 at the bit,
and hielrintg the clatter of the mtare's
,hoofs, thotught it wats a race, antd put
on a littie miore steam.
Miss Liicklandh's wrists ached, and
site was frightened too badly to heed
Carsort's pirayers to hter to drop the
Jaspter (Carson cutrsedl aloud in his
agony whteit he saw, (50 feet in front
of Black JTohn, the thilek limb of a tr-ee
barely high enough for a crouintIrg
horsemni~r to hpass untder. IC Miss back
hand strucok the iihih, it mtean it deattth.
hte sa1w it, toio, and( bentt lowv in her
saddle. As she (DiCroucd shte 1(oosed
her htold on thie relits.
"Witon, .John !" shquted (Carson, pll
intg uip so suiddently thaiiI this iia re slid
forward-i ont her hiiiuncihes.
Black JTohir heard the commarnd at
thte iinstant I te pressulre oit thle hi I wias
releatsed., andol5 (iIopii'd it his luost til
ruipt style. Ilhis hiead hadt( passedi uni
(her the4 bough.
Miss Lack iiand pluntged forwrdol :tnd
would havite gone over Black John's
head 'hut Cot- a frienrdly snag thti
caught her hair antd Jerked her ba-ck,
Jaspr ('arisoin rant tip and lifted her
from the horse.
'"Sp-a k I'tim, my dartil Ing," hte saidl.
"Are you hurt ? pekplas.'v
Miss Laick(liand( neost led her hteff1~e
to Jaspier-('i s Call's shoulder, looke at
him iW ~ith' ia hlf I shy, hl f triumphatlt
,ile, anud whispei o:l "I anm so glad
loeIt iit iide Illnek John."
cation offers those who are thinking
of taking the tenehers examlination inl
Mlay an1 oplport tin ity to takiie a short
repaatory Course for two weeks be
fore the. examination. .Miss Workman,
the lormal teacher it lllrells, will re
view any situbjects which those w'ho
Wish to take the extriittiont fo, desire0
to review. The only requisite is that
those taiking lths work vome regilar
iy an1d stIy at work front inie unt ii
two. The S hjects to be studied will
be fiecded fter thIl teachers have
registlered. Therre nv ho ebarges allt
bOard eln he seCllred by writiig ahead.
his wourse will begit oil April thw
2!.1b and end ont Friday ?
I(, wi'hers. who wanlt their
t ui-ales tin*wed. the l Coity Itoard
of Ilea olti also offers I loll weeks
course beginiing .\onday. May :!th,
and ending June the 7th. Those tcach
ers Who complete this , fourl-woeks'
course satisfactorily may have th'eir
certifiente's IInewed withouit a Cou1lily
examiliation. Anly teacher wishing to
retrosil her mi ethods may take this
Miss \\'ormllal will t4ael piml.ary
iethods alnd -trainar grade methods
in thr state adopted coilrses of study
and aIy slih.eel that th tlhiers de
S mir most. Th lrogramli will pro.ably
hp like 111 following:
S:1 -9: 15- Opleniillg 1.:x rcises.
9:1-10 0& lrimary .\ethods. (;raml
ma,' ( rrle T (achers' Study i'(riod
110: '-0:- Grannnar' (;rale M.\lods.
P'rinary Teacher-s' 4toldy P'eriod.
10:4-l-1 1::1,0 -A1-:glish Gr n a .
1 I :10-12:00 --Peeess.
12: 0-1 ::4 -\\riting.
:1 - tinited Slates Ilistory.
1:1-2:00- Agrictlture or CIvies.
This ploglrall is not. fixed and 11my
he cihaige al the rtiest of the 1a
iorily of Ithe tea iers.
Ioard call be seclred at a very rea
!monable price. two inl a room. - Those
~v~rl~I1No Roofing te~b
B dvanlce how ho ye
will Iaat. Our C
better than y
y backed by the World's lfar ti
of Reefings and Building pei
jHg CHEST QUALITY Possiig
Tq.i- O"1a The Reasosh Iv
(~ianteed Products Corporaj
- -.~ Ga..I . Pens C. C
* - I'wtsCversi.6 C dm
NO L.ABEL. REQUIRED
'vising to take this cour1se will please
xvifeI -~ isq .nnic WVorkmti u-s sooll
JAS. 11. SUMAjVAN,
SiIp. (11 I-At0itlio401.
NO IND~IGESTION, GAS,
OR STOMACH MISERY
IN FIVE MINUTES
l I "* i IiII fve 11110 t's yO P5(111
( 01 tO 1lI f('1 ; fino. *\" i; I(I i.,! v
.io4ll Ilval 5 'll 1IL, of. of'
(It. eictti of0BPS.4li(l~ :0 Ix
dizz441) s If I:1 I I~ y
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It00 isfle Itn'Siti sltik :Itl41 cv.,y11
lin Ia)e-( Iici)0antcid ]if)l1
joy oII vl Iv 'I011)( aI lfcte
I loli I" o ~ , fl l. : 4111 til S O~ieh
fron any dru I Fih1 o1ri l4'O11111 pil you,
stomach4 rulyih. Dloti h )11( (It l~il
ag1reeable.O jt'"l is vo(411 m4 (,I;4pi. ~
holle altihie.;0 I ll i mu, of lV ) Ile11'(
1"mlx cant s iii I1('it wh151eic dll4
141(iis I1O i~( of . Sto ac ( b 0 14-r1',vlvl ( ,if)
oe fin lM ni-. .141 1; is 211,11111ys~ 1( 2 N41
Th aivi.j ofIoVwPvstc e
ro' e ti l lvl ils e ar cc,
las we- an e ev d fte qvv-*.
an arciald0 .ilg0 ldK
)t %'I fl' 18 i llp clo
Th a lso le(~h pe.11 t h
b&Ij fMr.J~l Bon Illsa f
N- io - ft( vcdv o a\,-tho fil
per at the sehool 0!ose Friday I iglit
before ile - 5Ii Siunday, .\arch 29h, to
whi lei the pullic Is Cordially invited
We liope at a very varly (date to Ie
;tlel to aniillttce that a noted speak
rr will sn give u1 a Ietirell. Tle
one with) whoill we are in Corresl pon(
(inco. has seeni service oi tile frontI an 1d
tle lecture wvill he instructive, as well
Colme to the box snipper itle 291h and
be onl tile lookout for the (late of* the
leettire, poss ibly April "Ilh.
.\lrs. .. A. Wofford.
Chairman of' Publivity.
I ;!rd.- al Invitations.
Al'ertitsevr Printing Co.
N OW--when we face d
tive that every acre
speeded up - meth
vi de food, not only for our c
Corn, cotton, truck, barley,
high prices, and a little atte
dredfold later. Planters F<
have been used with unvary
has used them and he will s
For every Crop you pan tos
N productyeness of yor soil.
. rwrite uts direct--NO\V.I
Fz -RS- FFRTILl-lRS oth<i
,Ip Giant Iizard Tra(e-\lark,
faction. Do not accept it un
early to avoid delayed dlivi
the first and last object
faction are guaranteed
leadership because of it
highest quality product
Roofing & Shingi
Certain-terd i. a conservation pra
madec from r rs and as;phalt, skillful
into roofing hat is impervious to ti
Certain-terdjis the most efficient t;
for all kinds of buildings, from ther
scraper to/'the farm barn 4t' is Ii
weatherpi~of, clean, itary, fit
Ceirtain-14d is not ected by fum
and canhmot - or corrode. Its
mnoderate ing cost low, and up
or 15 years, according to thickness.
Factories: St.Louis,Mlo. East StJI
Warehouses: Albany,* At!
Springljald, Mass., Wichita
Safe. Offices.- New York,
a rana oiscAtlanta, Nie
Nashuilie. Albany. Salt La
\~ - Duluth, London, Sydney,
I I I , '11
YLO HA- y
Enough for n Party.
GIIntys wa*,sI visiting bl-r :mIuit. O1
< Iy, ai th y Wole -mil l -i Iv
(laulys Inotie(fl three r li l
(hleIren laylzf In Il'rent of a1 hnUrse
1111d reill b o l t Th r r
tel 'lilI u llving in i t nIll n
only one mothr in enirp for all of
thelrn, so Ilo he ennot always 1oep he1m114
11-S CIennI W, 1rothers whol hanve onlymow
or t ('to) nit,(, r(e for." snl her motln).
"Teni?" ajsftwl Chul1ys. "Tenl? \NIhIy,
they nn havye a pary withont inviting
can Remove Birthmarks.
1IIhrlamtrlckSiimi1 (1n i thier su e lfle(t
growINthS t1imt l'il 1w.m len( s have
ieni '!l rem o l wvithl raili tn by E.a;;itsh
ie Yield of F
ie most critical food situation in A
>f land bei made to pr(uce its uini
)(s must be devised to insure hea
wn countryinen-but for the starvit
wheat, oats-these, and all otlier 4
ntion given to the proper soil dressih
rtilizers are especially suited to the
'ing success throughout the South f
UBIS VOUR Y
,,w, there's a P1/nters Fertilizer esp
Ask our agent n your toiwn for info
emiemiber, y9should be car&ful i
rI. brands are/unsatI isfacjy substit
tamped plainly on ery bag. It's
less it bcars ist ingtishing n,
'rics, due to the colgestion of freig
ertilizer and Ph
5TON - - - - - - - - - s.
a rnish c s
of careful buyers. Both
by a business which I
s ability to manufacture
s at fair prices.
es Paints d
duct, It is Made from the be:
y converted by modern machim
e elements. proportions to produ
~pc of roof Certain-tred Paints:
aodern sky- cost plus a small pr
~ht wecight, according to its cc
e-retardant, charge the same f
~s or gases, prices on the cost
first cost is colors. The Certain
ceep practi- on the right hasis. fl
itced 5, 10 Paints cost you less
anything like the sar
eed Products Cor,
ouis,ll. Marseilles,lll. York,Pa. Niagar*
anta ango sr,!.,Biminhm Boston Buffabi
, Grand apid. Hoston Indanapolis, Juracy Ci
Milwaukee, Minneap oils, Nashville, New Orles
Richmond, Va., St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Scat
Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Boston, Cleve
S.incn Newrans idLos Angeles, Mi
c City, Den Moines, Houston,
$100 Reward, $100
The tea ,itrs of til: ' Ip-r will b),
I Ot~ixed to f b :t r1-1 1!-1 1 . t:s
treath, di . 44 . . ~ : - . . : b4' -
to cillr) . w . . . :014
Ita ti.!j l~ai i '.I . ' a td -
tr ll. ::iti n ellt eIts aya 4.h
t i t it:II; Is , ii I . i )1i %.
b hst-yin Ih e ' m o ' m :-h li&.
' -m'i U \N ' t |I 4'4tl - 1 }
tig , . . 1
natut 1.1 4hin its wor . . n
ty i' i i tr| , IT I I I I It..: -
e- 1 nl t thI ofe- I 0 . Il n
for :In cas bar i.f I ~ -
Al c hir : ; .I . -,- o -r .v
y llwesti , for we' 1i1. 8 pro- 0
ig c'oun~tries of' Lurop)t, as well. M",
Pg NOW, will t'pay you oq..., Da
meris o soito t is oir. The"'
jr years. Ask any farmer who - w
Pciahly (l('signed~ to lincrease tilt'
rn1.i t ion, fr adv 11\ice4 . orI I i' (C , 41
igs core fof'ro, s well.i f
:r Orders r'n phe ld'ly '( r,
lt and ofrafic (Itle to the war.
quality and satis
>s g!ion ed wi ord rc I
htand itrib ue t the wr
o quality tras ie
1as i gaicnedicl worldc
ccnth di~st(ibuate pte
ofit. Each color is priced
st. Paint mnakers usually
>r all colors, b~asing their
of making thc expensive
-lerd policy p)uts each color
'herefore most Cerlain-ed
than competing paints of
ic high quality.
Falls, N.Y. Richrnond, Calif.
i, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland,
ty, Kansas City, Mn.. Los Angeles,
na, Norfolk, Va., Okilorna City,
tie, Wash., Shreveport, Spokane,
land, Pittsburgh, Detroit. Butffalo,
uneapois,, Kansas City, Seattle,
,- rr- memos~