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The Educational Service Supporting Local Interests # a COMMON SENSE / f O SEE. to hear, to taste, to touch and to smell are the five human senses, and we who have the pood fortune of j ossessing them should develop a sixth, COMMON SENSE, and thereby, support our local interests. This does not apply to the wage earner alone, but it also applies to the merchants engaged in one line of business, who go out of our home town to do their Inning in other lines. MORAL: The man of sense will circulate his money for the betterment of local interests. Trade with These Merchants and support our home industries. Mutual patronage brings mutual Prosperity I). H. HRADFORD & SON I arm Machinery Titan Tractor-, The 1. 11. C. Line of Machine!.' < HERRIN S II \RI)W ARE STORE Every thing in Hardware Majestic Ranges, Hoosier Cabinets, Good Cutler) THE CORDDRY COMPANY All Kinds of Building Material- And C oal T. H. COM. INS \ MIN .shoes Tor Ever) bod) Men's Furnishings of all kinds. Suit> to ord* - r R. H. ( LUFF Our> I- a First-class (irocer) Store Hi st Cuts of Meats I\ I). ( <m INCH AM & CO. OKI 'HOISTS Everything to he found in a First-class Drugstore (~ M. DRY DEN Choice (iroceries \nd |)r\ (ioods and Notions ot All Kind- THE DEMOCRAT!! MESSENGER Job Printing Let l s Print Your Stationer) THE COMMERCIAL NATIONAL HANK OF SNOW HILL Geo. S. Payne, President C. T. Richardson, Cashier THE FIRST NATIONAL HANK OF SNOW HILL Oldest Hank in Worcester Count) WILLIAM GOODMAN Men’s, Boy’s, and Women's Clothing, Shoes. Furnishings, Head) Trimmed Hats P. A. HOLLOWAY & HRO. Liberty and Maxwell Cars Auto Supplies, Autos Repaired. Best Tires M. T. HARGIS & CO. Dry floods. Shoes. Furniture, Floor Coverings, Groceries, etc. HOTEL PURNELL C. PARKER SMITH, Proprietor OUR MOTTO: —“Service” We strive to please E. M. JONES Meat store I caking Sno Hdl (ieinral store and Grocer) DR. PAUL JONES OKI GGlvr 1 iii lies! Patent and Proprietor) Medicines .!. CLIFTON NOCK i.ns! kam e l ire. Life. Vcidcni. and Automobile’lnsurance J. H. PERDUE l ord Cars and Tractors \l! Kinds ot Auto Supplies and Tires in Stock W ALTER W. PRICE Confectioner • Hrcver's Ice Cream Supplee's Ice Cream I.EL \ND RICHARDSON ( rane's Ice Cream < igar- Soft Drinks SNOW HILL BAKERY JOHN S. HOLLAND, Prop. Makers of Bread. Rolls, t akes. Pies, etc. SNOW HILL HARDW ARE CO. GLEN MORE S. W ILLI AMS Hardware. Tinware, and Farm Machinery W. T. STANFORD >attsage Manufacturer Part Country Lard. Cured Meats, etc. SNOW HILL ECONOMY STORE t iothing and Shoes tor Men, Women and Children S. SH \GER, Proprietor ( H AS. H. TIMMONS & SON Dry Goods, Notions, Furniture, Men and Women's Shoes, Floor Coverings, etc. J. W. VINCENT Jeweler Grafanda*. Records. StieiT and Shaw Pianos 0. W. WILSON SALES CO. Genco Lighting Plants "Buick and "Chevrolet" Automobiles WALTER WILLIAMS Auto Keparing Agents for Hupntohile, Batteries Recharged THE DEMOCRAT*.; MESSENGER. SNOW HILL. MARYLAND. f: X Grub Worm and j: Butterflies | By A. MARIA CRAWFORD. * (4). I Mi. by McClure Newspaper Syndicate ) .lime liikl nut wanted to go to the lila 11 ui>■>• party given by her beautiful mu! rh h young cousin at Chestnut I.odgc, a luxuriously furnished place In l||e t'hilhowee mountains. .lane knew well enough that she would lit Into the erowil Alma would Invite almu t a' siieeessfully as a square pete in a round hole, for while Alma had I finishing her edueation at a sc leet sellout for fasliloliahle young girl- lane had been earning a liveli hood for herself and her widowed niothe- h\ ihe inirouiantie route of si cnog fa phy. She did not give herself any airs and egjl herself Mr. Mathews' private seereti.ry, although her duties em liraeed everything from oftii'e hoy to genera manager of the hit; marble quarry of which Mr. Mathews was prcsitli nt. The war had liit the mar ble industry a pretty hard blow and lane had generously given her youth ful strength, energy and enthusiasm to keeping down expenses until the quarry began to pay again. I.alior was high A mi n operating a derrick demand ed S7.rs> per day, and even the water boy, a half-witted lad of thirteen, drew "iO. Machinery, long idle, had rusted and had to lie replaced. But tile market hud suddenly opened with u bang and .lane dreamed wonderful dreams of helping poor old Mr. Math ew. get back on his feet in the linau rial w o-Id. It was a sort of debt of rratltll'.'e. Mrs. Mathews had been the very first pi.rson lo go to their aid when Jane's father had died suddenly, eitsing ids widow and daughter only a nodest tittle home and no means with which Hi keep it. It had been Mrs. Mathew j who stlgge>ted business col ,ege and a place later in her husbands idlice. When the invitation to visit her pretty, frivolous cousin in the tnoun iains had come. Mrs. Mathews had joined v ith .lane's mother in urging the girl to go. She had not been in the house more than six hours before she realized with a real pang of heart hunger that do* was an outsider and that all the -ousinly tact in the world could not make her enjoy herself. A grub worm has nothing in common with a hut terlly. The small talk of the girls ■ insisted of clothes, boredom and gossip The men frankly made love to all the girls and were too free, Jane thought, with their carefully manicured hands. i .(ane never knew how she manage I to get through those first trying days. She was perfectly miserable and she j tried 'o hide it. Alma insisted on lending her exquisite dresses and Jew els. too, but .lane demurred at the Idea of borrowed finery. So she wore the simple, inexpensive things and re garded herself as a drab colored grub worm among brilliantly lined liutterfl Saturday morning mine and the en tire party motored down to tie- sta tion to meet several men who had been lured from business by the hunt ing Alma's game preserve offered When the train pulled in everybody shrieked over everybody else. Jane almie remained an outsider. And then a big Jolly fellow, whose brown hair was already streaked becoming ly with gray, came up to her, cap in hand. "They are too busy to not ice that we do not know each other." he said smilingly. “I am I'liil Mar-den." lie managed to sit beside her on I the way to the lodge and for tlie first time since her arrival, Jane felt her self one of the party. "Alma told me all about you," In- said, "and 1 have I keen ever since then to know you. I do admire a girl who can hold her own against all odds." Jane felt real relief at that, lie knew then that she did not belong to that crowd. She was not sailing un b-r filse colors. She laughed s,, heart ily at one of Ids stories later that |toll Sanders raised his eyebrows and inquired In his drawling fashion, "Oh. t say. Miss Jane, you're positively lovely when you laugh. Why haven't ton done it beforeV’ I'hil asked her to walk around the nkc before luncheon and It was with t last heating heart that Jane pre ■ared Hi dress for her first real en gagement there. She had laid out a Itt It* blue ser.-e so skillfully embroil! -red by her own t liable fingers ttmt t looked as If it might be anybody’s •xponsive model. She wits Just get lug Into it with rather trembling lands when tin- bright sun of her nippiness was promptly obscured h.v (ie remark of the sophisticated little tiitix who was rooming with tier. "I knew Hint I'hil would he idee to von. lie's engaged to Alloa you know, and of course he wants to mike a good Impression on Ids new •otislM-to-lie." Jane hurried downstairs and fairly Invited Tony ilnines to go walking with Iter. Then she asked Alma to tell I'hil that she had al -endy gone. When she mine hack, glowing front her lirlsk walk and also from the .now ledge that site found herself able to gain the iniere-d of the inimitable Tony l" sueli an extent that lie laid straight way made an engagement with her for the afternoon, she set t herself the pleasant, womanly task of showing Iter hlaek-linlred little room- | mate that she did not need I’liil Mars tl ell's kindness, li was as If a witch ' had given Iter a charm to ensnare men. She had Mattered Tony. It had worked marvelously. Site proceeded to try the .same method on the others —all hut I'liil. By nightfall the girls began to regard her curiously. Then they grew ex Ilngly friendly. When they were dressing for dinner Alma outlie Into Jane's room Htid again of feted Iter a beautiful evening dress, litis time u reseda green one with Iridescent spangles like star dust. Jane accepted It eagerly. For the first time in her wholesome young lift! she longed for a look of admi ration—in one man's eyes, whether she had a right to it or not. Site had always known Hint it would happen to Iter like that, that when love came it would come blindingly. When I'hil Marstlen smiled at Iter site felt her thudding heart drawn right up to mirror L'self In Iter happy eyes. She made a striking picture as she went slowly down the long, curving stairway. Three or four men were in the hall below. I'hil among them, ns she hoped he would be. "You know, you are the loveliest girl I have ever seen," lie told her when lie had slipped Iter hand through his arm and led Iter off to a low, deep-cushioned window seat. "Why did you run away and leave me today?" Just then Jane caught sight of Alma, regal in white satin and lus trous pearls. She thought, resentful Iv at lit'st. that Alma had always Imd everything. If she could steal a little happiness with this mail, who was there to know ? Then Jane's quick sense of the right ami wrong of everything rillin' to her rescue and site put Satan behind her with a matter of fad re joinder. Thereafter she avoided per sonalities carefully. She talked of her business, of the beautiful pink mar ble in llie Mathews' quarry, of the price it was bringing on the market, of the price it would soon be bring ing if the presidential election year carried no money panic in it- wake. Within thirty minutes I'hil Marstlen laid given her the largest order for marble that the Mathews Marble com pany bad ever received. Business as serted itself once more. Jane could think of nothing else all during dinner. She slipped away as soon as possible anil called Mr. Mathews on long dis tance. She was in Alma's little den upstairs, and knowing that everybody else was downstairs, she talked freely about everything to Iter beloved old , employer. "I'll be home in a few days ear lier than I planned," she told him. “We must get Ibis marble right out. I will take all the office worries off of your mind so that you can speed up product ion in the quarry. Yes, he Is a sjdcndld man. I'hil Marstlen is his name, lie is tlie Junior member of Mar-den fit Son, nreltileeia. The very nicest man I ever knew!” There was a little singing note in her voice. Then quietly, the lilt gone out of it. site added, "lie is engaged to my cousin, Alma." Stic hung up the receiver and sat there, staring blankly at the walls, dim tn the mellow glow from many shaded lights. "Who i- engaged to Alma?" asked I'hil Mar-den so abruptly that she Jumped. "You.” said Jane In a small, quak ing voice. Then I'hil Marstlen did an unex pected thing, lie put Ids arms around her and jttughed. "I'm not engaged to anybody, Jane dear, but I want to be, to you. All of my life I have known that the right girl would come just as you have, and that 1 would recognize her Instantly. As a- I hopped off the train this morning I did not S*‘|* <1 soul on the platform but you. | I toes all ibis sound foolish to you, dour, or do you. too. believe in fate?" It was several minutes later that Jane, remembering, looked up to say happily, “Think what our tirm can do for old Mr. Mathews' marble quar ry! Why. you can just advise every body to use marble, can't you. I'liil?" Feast of Purim. Jews, the world liver, tejoii-e greatly in the celebration of the festival of Purim, continuing for two days. Pur lin is observed on the 1 -Ith and loth of the month of Adnr, which is the last month of the Jewish calendar, it i> celebrated ill-recognition of the de iiverntice of the Jews resident in Per sia from tile destructive designs of Hainan, the grand vizier of King Ahasiierus. Itio Ido It. who itad planned it general mas-acre of the jews for the IHtli of Adar. Through tile Intervention of K-ther, a Jewess whose beauty had led Iter to the king's harem, where sin- rose to be queen, the plan was frustrated. Human and Ids -on.- were condemned to (lie gul lows, and Montreal, uncle of l-'.sther, was raised to the position of second in Hie kingdom. Instead of being slaughtered, the Jews were permitted to slaughter those who attacked them on the day set for the massacre. East Indian Superstition. In certain parts of India tigers' uttd lizards’ skins take the place of the Bible of I'bristiaii countries, mid the penalty of breaking the oath is that In one ease the wiine-s will bets Hue the prey of a tiger, and ill the other, that his hotly will he covered with scales like a lizard. Willing. He—l gHe you fair warning. I am going to kiss you! , Site Kir! Your head must ha turned. He—Sure. I'll turn It.—Judge. Miller Tires Wear Better Ride Better than most any tire you can buy any* where. We sell them. Buy them once and you will always buy them. Buy a HUP none better great car for the money Williams’ Garage Next to Electric Light Plant Snow Hill, Md. —- Light-Six You can now have prompt delivery of this New Studebaker-Built Sedan SOLVING tin* transportation Th* Ni w’ I.h.ilT->!\ S; :>w problems of flu* world t r over designed hv Studeh.iker ai'l i- Imiit Gtt yearn has given to Stude- romplete in Mmiriiaki rfa :<*rir*. Laker art experience that eminently ni.iiiufa*turiii>i \-eri qualities them to produce enclosed rnrr and inherent knowledge of ram that are not only beautiful and eoaelt building - your a-urane • rom fori able, hut highly practical that this Sedan i* hull to withstand . ** well. jolts and alraiitn of long road •••nice. TV New I.imit-SixSi i.-.n i< a ~ n of ,-H. r J„,l maota-rpMrr of the r..a. 1.-l.uiM.-r’. [ r * ° ,1,,m fr, .' m ' .brat.-.,,, t.n- IShW an. not only from the -land,mini of IJin->'X >kdan s.-t, new .tandard* beauty of line, and r.eh appnint. >" .* 10-e.l ear .omlort. D.-traetm* menls. but more berau-e it reflect, “'V 1 '■- bl -‘> v “ that inbuilt quality of .lability brat.on. hare been el.iumateJ. gained only by tho,c many years We are ready now to demonstrate of experience. and make prompt deliveries. Farmers & Merchants Purchasing Coporation Pocomoke City, .Md. 4 l f. 0. b. South fUnd tt a The Hoosier the Finest Kitchen Cabinet Made If there were a Kitchen Cabinet superior to the Hoosier, it stands to reason that there would he more of that Cabinet in use than there are Hoosiers. Butl there are as many Hoosiers in use as all other Kitchen Cabinets combined. Two million women, by their choice, have approved the Hoosier as the finest Kitchen Cabinet ever made. There is a Hoosier to fit every home and every purse. See our display of Hoosiers. Cherrix’s Hdw. Store SNOW HILL, MD. Try a “Want" Ad. in The Messenp JULY 9. 1921.