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By WILL T. AMES
(@. 1920, by McClure Newumuer 4yndicatte.)
The crowd on Brottilway at Thines
Square Is as many kinds of a crowd
as there are pairs of eyes to watcli it
and 1in1Is to spectiliate upon it. Take
it on a Saturday afteriioon whei the
theaters have poureld out thelilr inati
nee atilences to swell the already
teeming inu'titude, an(I i hypersensi
tive teniperniuent Is liable to shrink
from it in soinellting inuch like ter
ror; for then it hecoines a tere muov
Ing iass, the intividuallty of each
coiuponenft hunnin atomn mnerged and
lost in it like that of* i ipebbhle in a
strean of lavii. 'To tie less itagina
tive, the erowd is likely to be only an
inconiveniiently large nutmber of per
sons goiing honie from shows or
heae(l(l for pilces to eat. To the cynie
it is i crowiing 'xiiinle of the folly
of man, that he sioiulcl choose to jam
himself Into eighteen inches square
of shifting space, an be elhowed and
as well have eighteen miiles if he so
To Edna Stearns the Tines Square
crow(d on tihe particular afternoon
when she founl herself a part of it
scemed to consist entirly of ogling
Now theire is a type of woman, gen
erally very young, sorely given to find
Ing, in the most casual glance of a
Ian-ny nan-a wicked .intenit tb
flirt. Be it stated defititely and( okee
for all that Edna Stearns was not of
this type. The reason she felt that
she was heilng utunluly starel at. i ly Ili
the fact that she was indeed hling
starel it in just tint way. And the
reason for that ftet a1gain1a is to be
found in the fur'ther fact that she was
an ilusuali looking girl.
For Edna 1unI very nIintiful red
hair and a great deal of it, ani big
tawny eyes wi th' sutrptrisltig (11h4k
lIashes inni brows. eit of a certitin
stamp will always stare it a girl like
that ; andi perhiaps iore o1eitly and
Edna Tit cito Aviea th Fellow.
thei'. . g ir l b tat sa~e;l-liew n si' ail l
t his girl
?4o1' b'44h ini ni\ ii tut 1 <iin this jaart
of JBrottlluny in-fore in her six inttIhis
o'ft't bren lii n i ni~l I th e~ n-'itrooit4hS.
by aniyitnei whoi ht:ts ntoiti~ then color
of her hair.
"'If jutsitt ne iore* of ithose' dre'sserl
owy,"~ ltetrn l inarlyti'- l*, "I---tl'ie
sutr'iely t cr the hii"hiu~~~tr i
Now,. ttu 11f 4 torel1 i 111 iih t lv
"tnk 11th firso~t co1 rer hini *11otetof
15rotay ell itother rout e aiui an~
ownIS tw t xlt~tly fle-thirtyaWhethe
fe 'tan t ti I bu4llewher th
fIet \'i itt it!t yettl. Th lbEling
walkin~ lirindwy lbthwein 4.It ind
4the usuIlt fil. l ASu s i e Stel:
"Wrok upi~c44S~I1 ( lireda rn duthl ate.
Ea k lnew tno or rout;113 sand, e
eydes, liit wis Ituot lIve-111thty. tWhere'i
foeit natc to Slradway.r
I ' wasit lithe sirt i t'h t I'm v n,
waling w i v iiihIer hei4ld inda
danger li ignald iahinyg i thlmt awn
eyes, a Hncutredi the It Uot peitt i
shaken ofl' le i t atl AItshe s tpe
ans tin. unin, whI otoly''leelil!m, sytoodr
nty oi spea to her.1c,1l~!u IAe'
n'run. liut the inn wasen totlg be
won't have you pwiaing to mo," sle
blitzed. "If you (IoI't go away I shall
cll it policeiani V"
Two or three men in the crowd,
looking ctriously It the pair as they
moinentitrily iipeded the Streaii of
siewalk tritflie, Showed Sigis of stop
ping and taking in the show. In an
other momient there would be t crowd.
Indun's temper was at the piut where
She would have welconed it-ind the
ievitable polleeiim. The young man
faced an elmergenley. But Instead of
slinking off, he met it by sezing the
girl's hand, tuc'knltg it untder his elbow
111id speaking very ralpidly but (Is
tinctly intoI her ear: "It you're not
Edlna 3tearns, I'm in wrong; dead
wrolig! If you fire, I'm In the biggest
luck of iy life. I'mii I obt1 F'elIows4!"
"Oh, iy goodnevss !" 'erledtIdn
"Ii urry ! Let's get out of this, <quick I"
You see, along alboit the eginnilig
of the war, wheln tIl. boys were start
ling over-sens, the( particirll boly Who
beloigo'd to -2ltzt's girl ciumit had
inenined in it letter that his huik te
had,no sweater and no tuotther or sis
tr or sweetheart to iunnke him1 one.
And the ehutI had retad the letter to
E41nn. And Edna hld kiltted it
swenlteri and selit it to tle buinkidde.,
That's how it startel. Antd thirough
tiw.' coirespondnic tha.1:t followeci Edna1.1
anid the( Soldier hald heromle wvonder
full fiends. Suclih f le, fank, iainly
letters the Iboy had wrIt il; and
towarl the lAst sulch inti nante, hiop "
ful ones, that senteil to tike it for
granted t hat when the war wits otver
they were to he very, very lear
friendis indeed. Then he hitd gone
nterolss, f-<inn hd one letter after thlatI
teliling that lie ( had beeni seit Io tile
Imotor I Ptrisport service, ai lth len si
lice. Montlis litter tit( naie of Itolh
ert Aillson Fellows, "degret tidlter
inelti." itppearel in the list if vtun
ed. Bilt Edin Cotld learn thig
tuore. Somlehow ;he( netver. hellevedl
that Ile I y laid t he'il. lit, li s
forgotten her, she sadly eeiiledl,
over tlere in all that exllittent .11i41
stress. 1 l'i ps .Ilat, tgther with
thile inet thalt sit' (fll ntiil get alttng
wvell .lith Ier st tther, hiel1eil to
britg on lieit 'isciinteiit that irtight.
her to Ne'w Y'irk.
It was toliver onte of tttose hiliilad Uen
roomn litnehes int. w\-ith so mnyi New
Yorkers serve for tliiner zithat It till
"I hadti awfull Iluki," ll)h explainled
"First 11hing, mly crnilmnly's clerk w:1410
a Ii lIsake ill tlit trI lsPi rt 111111 1 hald
h)(t'-1 silt to, atnl I n vert got iny tatlI.
Aid it very first tilli I hll to drive
up it) Ile liies it high Xpli ve Sh1.el
ilr Illy triilk to jpie'es i tit I wvlt to
tit lispital fiior two totlis. Yotu've
iiard Illtf shell shcek. -thl-erally It's ia
fake. litt besides iluy broenlivii arim and
leg I got a tdose itf that fttl hlng.
'T'll way it ffect'teh'il ilt' I cutliln't re
lIviher lots of tlings tlit I'it always
kiowni. And ont of t le thlings wiis the
Iinile of your tw. I frivdol 1trivod,
but I contlt't. Aini It niever (ld cotmtie
back to ale till abliot six inttitlis ago.
Then I wrote 11r14 d1idn't gel any aln
swer. Aftera int mig ti111e flit' lettI
ane back . nu rkig i t i t' "p al.,
"My timiter!" eoxchlifil \h hmc.
"I '' tt ly. And whniiI I t) back I
went u1n Uere, 111 tt si protIc-<l she
idn't ino youri . lnlqhit.' . N I i fti
nytto y i sth i 'iyuld lni; ily li-y
.:id piyi wiriinttl Nw. Yo:. .\And li'v
inveliti1 ha1ing etliti ot' n h' f' aind-o
solid weekl, Jl.St o the 0b1n44 o'
"Surk-el till: T waot's cethatn t's
know'll ytu' ii you itd it g-I m- i e g I l-.g
T-- h 'l. hl' I y a.i uxt ! of (e'l in a twhy
AnV'itt'iuity lof tWhci;;t.,fi.O4)
TI'ii'e a iier bhau that tiei 'ttng
Dtthfi r andisio t3ndY( teui ti: the
'aivedtitti~'gi \\lt'-l slaine UnI I~ringhiatp
UNION MEET''ING. *
The union of the Fourth Division of
Laurens laptist Association will Imeet
with Chestnut Ridge church, Satur
day and Sunday, May 29 and 30, 1920.
10:30 1l'evotional exercises. Pastor
C. E. Vermillion.
I I:00-T2'he Church.
1. Some! Important Ilements of an
2. Compare the Churches of this
linion in Efliciency to Those of Alos
tolic Ties. John 1. Wilson, T.
S. 1"angstonl, It. D). Boyd.
12:00--Ilow .\May the Best Evangells
ti I Results be Seevred inl Our
Churches? When Should Revival
.\Meetings be Ileld and by Whom
Condicted? A. 11. .loore, T. 1.
Brown, C. FE. Vermillion.
12:-15-i utermission for dinner.
2:00-Are the Young People and
Children of 12aurncs County mor
ally and Spi ritually Safe inder
the lrevailing Iiome and Society
Inufleices? Why? W. .M. Cain,
AW. C. Wharton, B. Y. Culbertson,
S. H. Goggans.
3:00-<low May These Union .\Ie -
ings be .lade .lore i'ilicient a,,d
'Profitable to our Churches for
Co-operative Christian \Vork? Rev.
Jas. 1'. Colenan, J. I. \Vharton, .1.
10:00-Sinday School. Supt. \V. m.
I I:00-Address: FIvangelistic I'rogram
'South Carolina Baptists. C. 1i.
Bobo or C. 1h. Verilillion.
1l:30---Sermon on AlissionIs and Stew
ardsh i). Rev. John G. Wilson.
\V. 1). CU:l1liEitTSON,
'3 3Your clothing, hats and shos a.
J. . Burns & Co. Two big storis InI
Lauren31s. You will save dollars.
(Garner ifili, Gladsftone, N. ,1., Sells
utI-SNAI', He Say.
"I sell and use .AT-SNAI'. ILike to
look any man in th -v fa:1 an'! -eIl it';
the lest. It's good." l'i plie I CAT
SNAP becaluse it "does'" kill rat;. P'ei
rifles carcass --leaves no sivel. Contes
in cakes -no mixing to do. Cats or
do!fs won't touch it. Three sizes, !2.,
i.0e, $1 .00. Sold and~ guaran Iteed~ by
Lauris liarllware Co., Pitna'n IDrug
Store, Kinnedy lros.
J. C. IBurns & Co.'s mU iddle nalme is
SamIe Goods for Less Money.
Dixie Fabricated Bunilows givo every man a chanco to own his
own cosy, substantial, endurable, wcather-proof, enjoyablo home.
Four wall-layer construction with dead air spaco between effects
inaulation against Summer heat and Winter cold.
Shipped in easy-to-handle sections-quickly erected by any handy
man, by plans wo furnish. What you save in rent will soon pay
for a Dixie Fabricated Bungalow.
DIXIE HOUSE COMPANY
CHARLESTON. 8. C.
Write for illus*
trated ratalog -
of Dixie Housce tl I111,
priced f r o m '
'364 to S3800,.
full flu(.r plans. ~ ~ (~
aV c if i t ion a
and prAc.s. K-l N .
LAURENl S Ihhlt (' ( ., 1 au1i'viiN S. co
SAVES THE RUB
Jut thin wI td s ito trb ng r
Wo drf - is' it0i o vrde m o
tofuse.this wodru l s r
- mC ay wo e n wt e o a s t
protet themk from;. coti~CousN" dieseo th Cleaingo
a'sy mt kills a le s tat lrkinw dit clthes .V n
S fr wta stick woihout at ore bS nder th estrations. tael
/vi tor. fabic
~~ u yiour grocer isn't an Dd gtyouevr deam Easy.
hinotie o renity to buy oher soaps. It
it fne t thik tha t you ' : nol-111 ongrI nee brea yor.
ortb ove a wis certamyd eork bhi t roe n it 4
S~1) s(ISOICl lldpWo1PC nderumtisrn' iorn weted YO vrr n o
iniii the optp. la Es oerighit ter dLir rm SL1asand gers.
ioUlVesL them andas th. In ate, levi
yourclose, ad Kn c
7~~~~o oopit 1 hnswe ut o orslfhe yor faml acubn fried
tolnsfatr usBhi onefl aorsvr;fr hnyo il
solpi dsovd n u rgtai all yurt frnes heath nspakewhc?
manEs wome wastver ait washm tu!And youms
prsoe them from cagos dihease for wte leang
dil a nddry uyour clother seta and ghoe our- cleane Eayn
of wrapper. cail dosil w r h difrently, too! 4