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Five Minute Chats
on Our Presidents
By JAMES MORGAN
(Copyright, 1920, by Jpmnes Morgani.)
PEN OF THE REVOLUTION
1743--April 13, born at Shad
1767-Admitted to the bar.
1769-74--Member of House of
1774-76-Member of congress.
1776-79--Member Virginia as.
1733.84-Member of congress.
1784-09-Minister to Frar.ce.
1790-93-Secretary of state.
T IlOMAS .JEFOElSON is much as
WNais nuIr(sed lit the brenst
Of the unexhauwted west .
At the time of Iis hi rth honeath one
of its foo(ihills the Blue Jidge of Vir
ginIa was the Anerlein front(Ir. The
farm on wihh hlhe was born had heen
cleared in the wild forest by his plo
ner fat her when the smoke of a
nic 'ghbor's chhiney lorly coltid he
C(en from his cibin door.
When he rode east, with his darlng
ftidlo under his aim, to be a student
lit Willia laind 'Mary college, tihe tall.
sh'nder, saitidy-ilred, siub-nosved.
freckded-inced seventeen-year-olI boy
of the froitlersmnanl never hnd seen it
manslot, a church or a village of
t.welty houses, 11n1d he looked wit i a
stranger's eyes upon the baronial
Jefferson in 1775.
pride and display of the old fanillmie:
wll) foried the vieeregal court at \Vil
To support the large family of his
mother on their too small fatrmn Jel'er
son tu1r1nled to tihe law. In seven year.;
at the hur h1e doilled his estate wmii
icreased his shivey to -100. Itumying
tile little iloulltaill at whose feet lie
was born. 1e huit umponi its Summl1l11it
from plals of ils own[) drawing, wilth
bricks of his own making and with
woid of his ownA0utting, t-he noblest
I ili110 e1 mde his hmomei ever aifter.
Jieffer-sonl's la w tractice continu22120.
raipihiy to grow ilutil It antoun22ted tom
).2,F00 a2 year, whenl he abandoned120 it
forever- to proseenlte Geormge 11T in the~
grel and1 genleral (0ourt Of mankinkld.
H~e 1ha2( heard tile first 01al1 of tihe lley
''lutioni wilie I la2w stuldenit inl Wil
I llmsburg. Its cliarioni had1 bleln rimng
Ing in his ears ever2 since he0 stood, an1
enger looker-oni, ill the (1002 of the
house5 of burgesses. Hie saw Walshinlg
ton In hlis sent ond lhe a1w ils oIwn
friend, Patrick Henry, a1 flddiing Vir
ginilik~ hueimse15lf, hloilig the flnoor
nynlid eries of treason nS ihe inivited tile
kinlg to p~rofit by tile oxampljle oif Ce
sar, who had( his BrnItuls, andl( Charles
T, who( had is Cromwell.
Tihe swordi, till t ongume and1 the penf
of Amerlenn freedom were wieli Imet
thait memIlorable daiy. After tile penl
hadi Waltedi twelve years for iits t urn
to speak Jefferson Hilt in tile congreoss
at! hiladlelhiai. The11 squire~ of Monti
nlS the squire of Motunt Vernon. Op
port unity and] dulty went st ralight to
those0 two speechml'ss ('ongressmlen as
tile ineedie ilaps to a iladstoneC.
After servin~g as5 goernor of Vir
ginlia and mlember of 'on~gre.'48 Jeffer
SOnl wals 8(4t eS minister to tihe court
oIf Fran (ce. "'You~ r-epjhlac Dot or 'ran :k -
1in,"' tile Count Ve'rgennes' said( to im i
onm his arrival ill Palris. "'I sullceed
h:im,"' tile new envoy ihappily repliel;
"no1 one enin rPinen(' Dolt or Franl.k~iln."'
Six Weeks and( ai daly a fter ill 12nd
5eeni tihai oldim 1"ran(ce of tile iHouI~ron
('irni sh hnealth till waulis oIf th 12 astiile
Je(ff'ersonl left Pauris to becoI~me our Iirst
secre'tary of state. Tinkinlg his sent1 at
h right (of Wa1(shling(tonl i he w5 ase
hto fale' acro0s till enineiit ialme withi
Alexander Hamilton, tile secretary of
fly nature1 and 2 l trilning th 1w O
we're' as oppiosite in l their pllilt 'l opin1
11on1 11s in their chairs, aind thley found
thlemlselveS, Ias Je'fferson saidi, "pit ted
like (tht ing cocks5." As the(y fouighlt
anld thle fent Ihers flew a1 great i r'owdi
rolltd b'eh11 ilin' achm tom ur'ge on its
fa1v'srli e ill thiat ('olkinlg ma1ill over
wvh!ch Wasinitgtonl had1 tile ulnhappi
l.('5s to pire'side. Quikly oil tile pele(
ill th iland1( took one1 s1ide or till othler
il0iI1lI'1 par mties which with chlanging
name10 and1( chaniging% disputes hlave di
v-led the ('u221' to th I ilis dity.
Five Minute Chats
on Our Presidents
By JAMES MORGAN
(Copyright, 1920, by Jaines Morgan.)
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
1825-John Quincy Adams in.
augurated sixth president,
1831--Presented first petition
1848-February 23, death of
Adams at the capitol.
'110 chieftalship of every great
imtiol still vmssed from father tc
son until the presidency of the United
8tines was createl, when the fIrs
free-for-all race and an eveni start foi
thl highest prize was opened to th(
ons or mnit regarl(ess of tle acetldents
(of lirth. II tills fiair test, new bloodl
has woin every tine with only two ex.
(eption in a century and a quarter.
Even John Quincy Adams did not
win the race, but was outrun it thc
luuls bv Anidrew Jackson, the son of
an Immigrant. Political parties hav.
Ing disappeared ii 182.1, four men en
tered tile contest and deadlocked Ihc
e-lectoral college, which left the housc
of representatives to choose froi
atuong the thiree highest candidates
Tils eilimilnated ti-h fourth imian-iien.
ry (lay-who ided in lie election of
Adand s and who received from tit
new president the appointment o1
secretary of state.
The only non-partisan administra
tion the country ever has had was no
a shilillig examliple of success. Uncom
proining, alone, John Quindy Adamt
'stalked his solitary way, nqer onc
turning to the rigot or to the left fron
the strait and narrow path ot indepen,
dence. With no sense of hihor to re,
lieve his sense of self-righteomsness, tc
light ui ils view of his fellows gr tc
thaw his own icy virtues, it was lim.
possible for his supporters to feel anl.
eiliusilasi for him.
John Quincy Adatimi led the slipik
life in the White House. Getting u;
at 5, lie built his fire, read his dall.
portion of the Bible and while tlt
... . .. .. ..
John Quincy Adams.
goverinmeint cleriks still slept, lhe t(ook
his wialk or swimi.
lie prolem of e'x-l)residentl s. l ie forgot
that lhe had bleen plresidlent at aill and1
w~ent to work like alny oilher citIzen.
With hIiis houses ill Quinluy and(1 lb
toil mlortgatged and' tile Income fron
his estate too slendier for the support
of his famIly, John11 Quincy Adlams
heard the hasrk of the wolf at is dor
.a1s in his5 gloomy fancy lhe closedi it
up~on putblic life inl his sixty-s5econd(
to ask tile nlext y~r if it would he he.
neathII his dligni ty to re'presenit the 01ld
Ply mouth Rock district ini (ongress,
thIis great American, who1 had been a
s~enaitor, a1 miniister at tile courts of
Thie Hague, Berlin, St. Petershurg andl
IfLondon. a secreta ry of stat1,4 and ai
president, replied that lie w.ias not
above serving the people r.s one of
tile .seleetmlen of is town.
Wa~shington wuas aghlast at (lhe sightl
oIf ani e'x-presidIent taking is sent in
thie hurly-hlurly of the lower hiouse
only twvo years after leaving thii
White House. Without joining ther
Democrats or the Whigs, with 1n0 fac
141 ionaouit im, John Qiney Adamslli
faced alone thle Jackson administrat ion
wvhich had1( suplPntedl his (own and
alone he met a swarm of his olid-ttinme
citics on a level. Un~sder hiis incessanut
I oundin lg. the miajiflIy 'a gainst- the
right ofi pet itin fell Sessin by Les.
Slln ulii it d14pipea red ent irely in
18-14. Hhe had won his long fight
iaga in. thei gag J ruile and hs id 'iary1 i
lit up with his rejoleing ill victory.
His5 life~ was croiwned'. Illis work was
done. Still he labsoredl on. Althloughi
lie fell in at Boston strmeet un~der' a
St roke' of p:ara55lysis, lie Instated59 rlpon
*'-tuirninig to his. duities in ionlgress,
where the miemblers stood as lie en~
tered thei hallI and cheered him oni h1s
way to hIss seat. A year afterward, as
he seemied, absout to rise to address
thie spbeaker'. lie xuddenly pltchien .*or
wrdi upon 1 th 111le floor.
Thei veternni haia oaan mortally
iftr!~eiinon th~e tleldl. Althbough he~ lin-i
'e8ed' I wo daysll 3, he~ was not remio ved
s'ruini 'Ei 'a Iitol, but remainbed in a
little i'...i of'i the old hall of the
horiaS. ', lire, stIll at his 110st, dlied
d'. old AI d.d~ (' R:van.7Wt ot ble
COTTON. MARtKET IC
lReports Say Cotton Farmers in Strong <
Position. Advances From, ianki s
New York, Sept. 17.-More favorable
weather in the south and unsettled
trade conditiolns have been et ede((i An
reactions frol tihe Iigh prices tou(hed
toward thle ndil of last week iI the cot
tonl mlarket. t
According to local Iolokt.I, how
ever, the s;ellinj g has not been as agrew
able or aggressive as it was on del ine
toward the end of August, and rallies
have bCen more fretiuent. Tihe Ihftt'r
are sWt)Ota ed to have been du1v to a .9
slightl, more cptim(' C 1)1oIsti1' feel ,ig as t 1
ilm posiilty of an early revNval it'
t he 1goodn trade, and nlotwith. nding
the better weather, comt piaints from
the new cre: have been more numeir
ois, palrtiularly 1avith reference to 'n.
sect daimage. Fresh bulying oil the-'
feaiturle( hai's : en checked 1', the- (e
tinued uncrertaiity rf the lriih 1:. .
itutilattin, w illle there i; iiill a feeling
a moig ma1,t1ny trader. here that ilcreys
ing Crep recipts will bring greatet
:-vssIure upon the souithvrn ipot mr
1 I,. The rcfisal or tie' federal rA'
: ':. , t.. ; rat the reques' of
riricsentativc of cotton grewers for
ey~taor!'mr crdits to) aid in! IIrI ne.
;n:I, cott.'ta )ed to temlporary de i .
!cn, b.t tire Ias not mich el ling
In tlIt raltre, as It wa:; Conte ndede
hait th. mI arke-t. , as al:-eady dis- I
Tells How Ziron Iron Tof
After Operation J
A FTER any serlous illiess, the
first thing yoq notiee when you
begin to get 4rotind Is your lack
of strength and energy-a tired, weak
The sooner you get your strength
back the bettor. The thing to do is
to eat plenty 6f good, nourishing food,
get all the fresh air you canl, exercise
conservatively, and take Z!ron Iron
Tonic three times a day.
Your doctor will tell you this is
sound advice, and urge you to follow it.
30.. x 3 G
cunting a continuation of .tight money.
On the other hand, local bulls en
liasized reports from the south that
otton farmers were in a strong po
ition, and that southern banks were
ntending to advance between 18 and
:0 cents a potind on cotton. At va
ious times diring the 'week, there
vere rumors that spots were offered
in a tenderable 'basis as coipared
vith October contracts here but ltt le
vas heard of possible shW!pments. On
lie contrary, there were reports (hat
good part of the siall certificat ?d
utpply already here was to be shipped
nI(d there was anuother flurry of cov
ring by near m11on1th shorts toward the
Id of the week. The censius repo
hoving doilestic m1ill consumliption v"
83,193 bales was rather under ith
orceast but had little a paretit intil
lice oin the market. .\lid-iothi ei
lition reports have rangel from 57
,6, inlieatiig deteriora-tiol of a1rm
ev(:n points) oil the aveiIrage.
I Spent $1 on Rat-Snat an1111d Saved
the Price of a
.Jamies AeGutire, famois log Raiser
f New lersey, says, 'I advise every
atrimer trotibled with rats to use IAT
iNAP. Tried everything to get rid
f ats. '-pent $1.25 on ItAT-SNAP.
iured the rats it killed saved the
rice of a hog." RAT-SNA P coies
a cakeo form. No mixing with other
fod. Ca(ts or dos won't toieh It.
'hree sizes, 35c, 65e. $1.25. Sold and i
utara nit ee by Lau rens 'I Ia rd ware Co.,
1111iu11 im's I)itg Store and Kennedy
ic Helped His Daughter
Read this letter from Mr. H. B. Keliy,
rice-president of the FiIt National
Bank, Graceville, Fla.: "My daughter
iad been in bad health since last April.
She waS operated on for appendicitis.
3he has been taking Ziron for two
veeks. Her appetite is better than it
ias been. Her nerves are better, and
ihe says she feels better . . . I know
:Sat Ziron is good for weak and feeble
Ziron is a scientific, reconstructive
onic, prepared from valuable strength
)iilding ingredients, for weak people
vith thin blood. Druggists sell Ziron
in a money-back guarantee. Try it.
There is no
in buying c
a few doll
afte brief t
30 x 3.-, 30Om
Sbuilt of Go
and with (
I Due to thei
voted to td,
If you own
/ Maxwell 0]
sizes, go t(
*odyar Doubile-Cure '' 5
ioodyeair Single-Cure $ -150 caiS
-lSkid'Tread .......... .1- 30 x
ILfort, its utte,
roads and troub
pleasure to motoi
The low-hung coi
permits a close
The even distribu
ibility over rougl
This gliding moti<
Roamer model y
unique beauty o
character of perf
BARLEY MO30a., CMa
Norton & I
thing but disappt
heaply made tire:
as wonderful ba
ars each and t]
ermas of service.
nal mileage at es
in Goodyear Tir(
:3%-2 and 31x4-ir.
isoodyear skill a
r precise manufa
largest tire fac
ese sizes, their q
a Ford, Chevrol
other car takii
> your nearest
dyear Heavy Tourist Tubes cost n<(
arc asked to paty for tubes of Iess; r
n~gs when such sure protection
3%size in waterproof bag
,R'S smooth riding com.
indifference to uneven
esome hills brings new
istruction of the body
hugging" of the road.
ikidding on curves are
tion of weight along the
se affords unusual flex
k and rutted roadways.
)n characteristic of each
rell supplements the
f design and powerful
Co.. KALAMAZOO, MxeImoN
tn, S. C.
is, of the
more thani the price
writ h fl
is av ilabl