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By RALPH lAMILTON
(Copyright, 1tu, wi atu Newsilpaer Union.)
S h.\ ('Ei at week to
(b Ju mas,. but Ted
4 Newton, olice boy for
\\'Hi & C(o., had been
al loiil;yv hinniitor sinice
Ow lir-I of the mnititih
A1, j I ust 114w w.IS
enu lt by the fuill ill
4'v ofI Yutlt ille.
4 lliV0y4 spark11led as
he lift ri u V., l u k
m Ieiii a box that
u rrivel by ex
press. i I I . \uh ll u lln tlgo t
Cofroint bty 1Y his "
"If y u1 pl e:. . ir." he si n trcd,
"it's iy , r b ' (!1-0i1a i s box I .lf ini
"Let's s t what yoIIu've l Ted,"
Su~ggested loh \\il ind he fished
out a l'io f lant' sugar, hit oft a
fraigment inda stonclwd Is lip,.
"(b-nuinle t, h t ! he lughd
"You're4 a lcyhl e. pk r
W1ili, i, his voie a trille ltiskv. Theon
he vent int hik priv 01t . .li d iul for
tenl mimitlf VSiat il6y inl i swivel chl:rr,
a driealniny, fr a xrl theSsioli ipon
"I 1nn il 1e1 ha ma1 ugar yet V
ghe Atoil e fIin lly. "le t mell, See, it'h
two yuers itw ve \i hit ilthe Ilh
homeic townl. I'm11 lAmuu ell o)f it, Iom
we've ruwnr d l tor Nelli Wflle olt
twice since we wer marrilt . i ayh
she's lmnilli for au iht of the clm
try, t i. 1 elo )"
Ie ha illi, rplekd Iup iliil :l it
glun to rile le slie velopebs. Thil
first lines of the 1Ieter he opencel read
"My dear daughter N!"lle: We aro
so hopeful thalt you 1may give us I
Christimas visit this year, and yoi
and Mr. Willis uld be so welcome!
"Why, this wonl't do!" ejaculate(
John Willis, repilacinig thle letter thll
had been carelessly open-Ted by the of
flee mnail clerk. "DaoilOl people-andl
lIlls heart suddenly smote him. 'Nel
lie never minurimred at Ohe exaction
of business. Faithfully slie' accon
patnied lhim to socitl functions, anld11 a
the time it conice 'ptioni of thieur hollo\
superleiility hald enaded inl a dreaui
the dIt orld! life, where t rue eliart
nnld 1uiet, lul1e pleasures seeied t
"I'm going to take at run ldown I
the cointry ti look -iftera' ily oh
holme," iohn Willis told Neille thi:
evening. "The tIen1.antl ha1s left uil
waint to see wlat (.:Il he done with it
Ile retia uned two days hater. "S.,
your folks. dear," ll- said, and NellIe
famIshed souil gr'e'ted thle tender war i
lIke a coling drauight to ai thirastm
sirit. " Look here, Tiuesdhay Is Chiris
mats eve. Those situowettad hills
homet hav e mntile me hungry for
sleIgh ride. Be retady to tak e a reg
lair ol-ftaslahoned frolie."' A ai lie1
alwoke in Nellie the miost ext ravoga1
soul of hope.
"Baundle ump gom ii," di recteid her hit
band thle mi-xt evenin g, as a douhi
teami att ached to a r'ooamy cutlt ra
rv'eud in frot, of athe hiui-. "'No
Sheat, :tni :' imb rt t hem -i' bhs i
let us St if I hnvt forgtt'ott hoii1:w
drive. Tirtly n'ih-e-do ymi thai
"'Oh, ;lotuii !"' .shei tanot gasp<
"Thlai I amin going toi to!:e you
youra tfork.:? iY-s, li-ar, niol stiay tin
hrneaing~ tand thrlin" ai s I ty ot art
"ti is lkw:h k'pl ii oa whn I U.
to) steail a ki liromi y'ou, ane.l
tauke one now !
$he wits crim a foar joy. T lear tri
blig holaai stole to his taam and light
restetd thare. 1Itar hieart wits singl
famin a aitwly aw:I aketed huappi i nesR.
"'FT' arivia, ill an tobiit brldg
enthuashsma. "'btitfire oan thle skat
itatch aind-wheioa ! Neille, t his is
Christamts praetsenat tt you."
Ie land hatlted in taont of' the
Wilils htomesteal, iii'tenai tius in
mnanaioi IkIe betauaty. "'I've decied
give urg thle cr'owtded city. Well, wv.
Sihe (coutld not tell haimn at that
'Te amaerray sleigh hells raing outi
gay song of renewed( youth aind c
-tentmen'it in at dasha for' Nel'lie's
homne. She ran up the steps to gr
loving outstretchaed nims taund fc
cries of heartsomae welcomue.
'"Ilomae at last !"' cried JYohn WiI
burst'in lg Into the brightly udecoral
paurlor ratdliant witha ever'greeni a
holly,. "Why I yoni look like a
agtain, Neillie I Mea'ry Chi's mans I" A
he kissed her under tihe mistletoe.
MAKE IT A MERRY CHRISTMAS
Cause Others to Be Happy and Feel
the Joy of Sacrifice-*-All in tho
Chi IIst ins I
:very year it comes and every year
we love it and woliier Why we haven't
inanle the spIrit of it hist ill through
the year, writes Margaret Mott Gor
don. Periaps we do not have the
tim? Put to what do we give our
time? Aini why is it that at Christmas
we all "take time" to do the many lit
tIe thought fil things that we have
been poSt poning for months and
Otne or the tliligs we seem to forget
Is that th linore we give to others tilie
mi'oe we lve ourselves, m1111 the ilore
we have the enitcity for giving. It Is
a wvonerfil thi oight al one that we
sliihuhl carry ariioind with its all tho
nino l-'r ve Illways feil so tingling
:nd1l jppymous when we v limi iiiale a sac
riltie or see that we have really nidailo
seinene ele unsuall halpy.
This yea'i fI most of uI,s Is very dIf
I1,r1t I Iu1 aIty we hnavN. yet lived, be
eCu.lM evenl though.Il we are nlot all lie
tiully on the firing line, we are liere
inl ourl hearts a111( the thought canniot
but give 1us ai stialgie exuiltant feeling
-to be in the front ranks, marching
with the musle!
After till, that is just what the spirit
of Christmas is. During the Yuletide
we are nll In the front ranks and tri
1iumphllianltly miiovlifg forward, for we nro
thinking, not of ourselves, but of
ot I ers. Aud that. very sense which
loves nind therefire serves, which ull
dersan a n11111 therefore sacrifices, Is
the tiuei spirit of Ciristmalns. It is the
real thrill of life. It is tile greatest
11nd( 11mst Car-reachiig emotion In the
worll, ainl just to know that we are
Cap liable of that feellng, even though it
shouli cole only once a itear, weOUld
show that there Is tle right spirit with
In us, ami with a little cultivation wo
might make it last all through the
-'.ngraveid Cards anl Invitati1on
Alvrlser Print ina: Comliany
The notorious treachery of the (
prisoner brought back is14 subjected to
ASSESSOR'S NOTICi 1919.
The ainlitor's office will be openH
front1 the iat hty of .Iannr:1-y to the
20Ih flay of 'ebiuiary, 1919, lo mnake re
111s of personal prayapety anld all
I1a1isfers 1f r1al sta , for taxation.
For the convvi3n3ce of laxpayersl'.9
the Auditor or his <IIputiy will alttenl
the following natlell plac,'s toQeceve
1relltns for saitd yvar. to wit:
.\londay, .Jan. 20, Sviuffletown (own
ship. S. .1. ('rng'.e S or'.
.oinday, J.an. 20, .Larks township, S.
.\limiay. .Jan. 26. .wacs township,
\lIlmiay, J:n. :!0, llunter townslhip,
.\l moun tvill'.
.\lon)lay, .lani. 20. ( ' I Hll town
i ('ro s 1 ill.
ISONERS AFTER A BATI
lermuans is ininiilzed by the allies, whtc
a close scrutiny anul 1horough search.
Tu(sEIav. Jan. 21, Waterloo towi
.\lonliL ILan. 20. Wavierloo towlshilp,
W. ('. Thompson's.
Tuihlty, In . 21, Waterloo town
fhip. .Jerry C. .lartin's store.
Tl' htoIy. .lt. 21, Dials toivn-.lhip,
H, .\Ialhon's store.
"TnesI ay, .Jan. 21, Younnus, townshfip.
Stv ar S slor(.
Tuahsdah, .an. 21, Sctffletown town
hi.Ora. 9:00 :a. ml. to 2. 1). nli.
'I'll nstlay, la n. 21. Iaitre s towishuip,
Wails Mill 2::1 p. Ini. lo ;:: 0 p. i.
\einestday, .an. 22, 1lnter town
We din:;Iay. .an. 22. Sitllivan town
snip. T. T. Wool's.
Wedlnestlar. .Jan. 22, Dlials township,
1). 1). linrris'.
'LE I N FRANCE 1.
.3iuiply refu~c to take '1
WecdtivsI.-dt y. .m . 22, Yomqigs~ loV~11
Thurditi1y. Jan. 2:1. IHunter IowiWhiili
(iintcin ('ottoti Mill". '
'Iit I~ m 23, I 'tjt~eI il
OwvIngs SI.it ion.
'l'it iisdaiy. J1an. 23'. Yotin gs townt
;Idp. W. I'. lii .
.1,YCIIl ja i)Iloul Aill.
WV. 1). sutliv an. 81'.
pilthly, Tau.21, iails ti1wlsItip.
1"riul;i. .ma. 21I, Yomig.s towvtis~up,
S' 11idt uy, hm~t. 2.5, Ilmiutlo towntshuip,
Please make note that the appoint
ients will he filled Juvt as advertised
nd to please come out, and make Ie
Irns. One mltiu usually ma 8kes the
-hole rounld and Somue tny not unlder
iand (he notlice this tinmec, as I havo
Ivided up the territory In the several
.\l i male elitizen's between the ages
f 21 and 60 y le ol the first of Jan
ary, except those who are incapablo
I' arinilig i Iat support, fromt being
mimeid or1 froimi other causes, areO
veneld 3li1s, Coiledera te veteralns
Also all male 0ltizels between thle
ges f I' and 50 on (le ist (ay of
illn1i.1ry, 1920, are liable to a road tax
f$1) and are reilired to mako
lriLg he line above specliled and
!cir- r1turn or stiiie 3o the Auditor'
hall pany Ill Hit Colltnly Treasurer ait
hw saie lime otheri taxes are paid in
lol of wor king the roads, school ir'us
(1';. den 1dis ami minisites are eX
-(,ph d f'rovk ro d tax.
.\lI t.4xIayers are iriluved to give
ovwishipil anld lnumbiiher of school (is
rir!: aklo stal wheither property is
ituiated in) town or enunl *try, 1a h lot,
rael. or1 parcel of iand u1111st be en
Af'ter the 24th of Februiary io per
. til n y will he attached for fail
Irv to mak 101 eturnt oni persolal prop
ty and 20 per1 cent on traisfers of
J. W. TIHO.\lPSON.
10-1d Counlty Auiditor.
Jndertakers and Embalmer
%Ila answered any lour day or night,
SiImpson,Cooper & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
ivt-i Practico in all State Courts
-m"!t Attention Given All Busines
Ha El C
Harney lectric Co.
tI The locrl;-1 cr~:frLr~-i~t c'r't than !,"11 of the othcr3 V r' D1.st cnosrt
hlas bc21In wC~ 'I i i 1 .vi (2_1 L't~tCl Lai is'ysL, ichr at
V ii ~This fAct h L i3rY.I2.thell We flxjvi-,- it Lz 11c thlzc:otct- ow*.:- ra hi
farmiers o-A tti~s 'eIiliy )ec"U.-e II C0
it putswjthin ~cxaicrtii- ni-ng and th2 i- mc%:t qui a- 11 --r odics h
itpit w thin re-Ah all the ~I i.
ito?stvz c.;;icn 225s and Lr r'
IIhmecmors0 cti lgt We learned1cc that its op1"at i-g c-,,-, pri 0cS I i litincs with
and power from a thoroug..hly i ~ciai t aitidl~2cs, fra~ILuhw nwta
1,t j~~al c)'iL lc~a Us :ItL; iup and t'ie farm lip 'iting c, asc-,,s to b-- a prob
I c''~ nciv~t~ pan igh qualicy of il i~ Oilso pafLt lenr, 'Ile ( , a fim r inStalls
fo upA cIg eletr-ic i~tand nk eis~ 5r~':c~ct
po~~vc: on farm. ~~rarit~y., n4'l~""wilh rrn
c.. on. "~he y"'-r.'s o a tu l frL y-~ i -i b ri 1. l i:r i I -ejjrj4 L' N q:~ sup11iic
wil I~- pi
L~ .t I (A -)IC ,~r IJ -I :- .rrm ''p r t r I i I . j) iT.
to W V, 1. v, il( tOe
moe . t iouc I te Jl~~.-J1gh it easier i"Or 1jni J(C) FC,) )V1,11 help;
(I. aeit atdlbor which L, T4 inrlcctl: a-Lc ''rgorCrt
('d sr~vc,,) I ,C~uaI'jy payand pay- 1,61 it.-i-f ill t1Ac fa i,;t year.
I'll~* --uw ~before the first year is up.
Thi i enirlyaside from te Stop in oil your next trip to town
t 3 heil-j~lsil r)
fig K< ' ~ 1shecer comfor,,It or ha,.vinlg electric alseL~c*~~h noeain
lip , ~ . light Oil thle place. Ortlpoe iad we will bring
hnt-g It is our intention to miake the a plant to your homne for a corn
my yvr106V '4~Lle-Light business in this. ter- plete, free demi-onstration, ta
Adritory a permanent business. does not obliga te you in any way.
POSFIE HARN EY ELECTRIC CO. S.C.NS
ai SOUTHERN STATES SUPPLY CO., Columbia, So C.s
I Distributors for South Carolina, North Carolina and Upper Georgia