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JULY 9. 1921.
_______________________—— 1 Whew! The Weather! Why stay in the house and sweat it out when it is a thousand times more com fortable on the porch it' you have A Porch Suit or some Porch Rockers, a Couch, Swing, or a Hammock, a Grass Rug or a Runner and some Porch shades. We have a good selection of these and they at prices that will enable us to do our part in making you comfortable. Chas. B. Timmons & Son Snow Hill, Md. MAKING THEM AMERICANS How few’ of us realize the importance of making over the foreigner —of implanting American ideals, ideas and common sense in place of socialistic and maybe anarchistic theories. It means a lot to every American citizen. This work and many other interesting activities of the Department of Labor are discussed in the twelfth issue of the serie* of beautifully illustrated booklets on Our Government which we have been distributing to representative citizens of this community. If by any chance you have failed to receive regularly your copies of this series that has been so favorably commented upon, visit us today and from the limited supply on hand we will gladly complete your set. The First National Bank SNOW HILL, MARYLAND. j ********* * ♦ Beat The Heat In a ; Keep Kool Slimmer Suit j Don’t let the temperaeure torment you! Wear a | KEEP KOOL SUIT, and then you’ll know you’re ♦ getting your full money’s worth in * Comfort, Style, Tailoring j Fit, and Wearing Qualities : Just received a shipment of new exclusive KEEP 1 KOOL models for men you’ll find just the model | you’re looking for among these famous KEEP | KOOL SUITS. ♦ H. W. Callahan & Sons The Clothing and Shoes People | Pocomoke, Md. | e Our Samples ot Engraved Work THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER. SNOW HIL~ MARYLAND. ' ; How Scroop’s Sign I Aided Cupid By FREDERICK HART Itf.l. ly Mi' ;ui. \,iuM„(,r SyriUli'ate > 'ill*' siy’ii. 'Triviili' I’rnperly—Tres passers lli'Uinv." 'litj md have the usual I'fTi • 1 "ii pretty Mildred llamil t'li wltcti *he saw it •>ll^|>U-it.>iiMly dis played tn a stuck upi'idit <>n the cdh’c of ll.e little |. did 111 tile Uoolls. To hecin with. Mildred was the mulls- | puled mistress of muliy m res ill tlint very neinlihurhond, mul was useil to i iiniiiiiin the i oitniry at her own free will. Then, too. .lie hili! heard tlint, the next |*re|n rty hail heeti purchased ri iy.!ly l*y a Mr. Sianil she hint till.* i. ati limiieiliale dislike to the i.inne. "11l s | irohahly mi oh! etirmuiltieon who will j'lit up lilh'h femes nail htty ft hlllldoj? to ki'e|i |ten|ile off," s 1 1- lllltl said when her father told her of the litirehiise. "I hate him nlretuly!" With whieli remark she had Hunt; out of the house. pausilii: only lony i iioi|o|i to net her skates. Mildred si t a ItSffll I'l'lnl'iii of her skill on the mi el runners, and when she was In a pet 'ln' would often steal away to the little |nmd on her 11eiyIe hnr's property for an hour in the win ter. to return with |ieare at her heart from the hard i \ei i is,. and ulowlni: with health from the chilly air. So when she read the impudent no th i hoard she was merely continued in her opinion of the unknown Mr. Serin ip. She Stink out her tnmnie at the sljrii. ami sitlihi: down on a howld**r she slipped off her shoes and In a moment had fastened the y'icnmim; skates In plan . Then out upon the lee she elided. • niter idee- inner edge—hack rink turn empevine -sl.e essayed them all. mid all sai l i ssfully. Her Irritation at m Cy "" " • ' — X - Was Striding Along. her new m ij.dihnr was rapidly dissipat ing when there was a sudden cracking, | a slekenlng. sinking sensation, and then she was stahdine 't|' to her shoulders in the ley water, with the churned up tlooil and chunks of hroketi he all around her. The suddenness of it all caused her to utter one frightened seream. She knew that she was In no danger of drown ini:, for the pond was nowhere over four feet deep —this she had as certained lolik’ lie" in the summer months -hut she was three miles from j her home, and while the distance was riiithinu t" her youthful strength when dry. in soaked clothes it miulu prove a fatal venture. All these thoiiuhts Unshed throui.li her mind its she set | herself to clamhcr out on the Ice. At last si,,* miiMii'ed to timl a stretch of h-e that would hear her weight, and for a moment lay exhausted. I hen she Strilkllled to l.er feet, to hei nine conscious for the first time of a man stain! tit: on the ditto ot the pond Wfttrhlnt: In r. A she stood upriulit j he called to her: "Skate over here quick! The ice j will hold." She was too wet am! cold to wonder j til Ins appearance. Ohedieldly she did j as he said. thoiii!li her wet clothes hampered her, When she a"! to the shore he stretched out Ids hand —she ttrtisped !t and in a moment wa> stand ink tieside him. lie was St I‘utts'iititt with the lines of her skatinu sho*‘s. They were ohdurate. In a moment he had yiich up the juli, and liefore Mihlrul had time to utter more ttmn an astonished protest he had swtini: her up lit l !s arms and was striilinc a'otic the hike shore toward a clump of trees. lie enteted tin thicket, and Mildred •aw a ctihiti, tieH ly hu 11, w ith a tdk stone • liliniiev from wl 1 It the smoke w , ( s . tirlitic. Her unknown hearer se her down, opened the door, and tied, i ned She s-taiicred In -how clumsy skfttes Mrs eii tin laud! und found licrwlf In a ctiinfortHlile Hrlne-rmira wltli Ki-i'iit wicker •-liiilri. inul liefore her it flr-|>lnr<- It) xvhleli (Trent Vtt* MlT** cluxvinv. 1 l**r Imst till'**"’ mi armful <>f kiixlliiiif <>u the hlii/.e, nnl then turned In her. "You must net nut nf your rlutllPH ami j:et wnriii liiiuipiliatelj." lie sni-l In Tile x--!-'-' nf one uoelistniiiei] In lie nliejiil. ''There are a Int nf suealers ami Ini i i he- ami (.-"If st-*-kllii: mill 'hllic* ill tlllll In-kel' oxer there, ami I I niie*> ynu eiin liml eimunh lry tliinnx. When xoii are ready, - all. ami I’ll see 1 it there's H ell|i of eofl'ee lo he liu'l. ' Ami In- xxns uni;!', the -lonr shlllltlllll* h-'liiml him. • "hi - <im|iiere<l iinia/.eliienl. Mll dreil meekly nheye-l him. ami iti a tun : nielli her snaked clnthes xxel'e steiim- Illir liefnre the til'--, xxhlle she herself. I clad In knickers ami pdf Jacket, a hit t<s■ lame, hut very comfortnhic. xxas : seated liefnre the lila/.c. fi-elinn that life xx a' really worth llvlnn. She called, and in a moment the door opened. Her unknown host entered. "Ah! I see you imtliup'd to make out.' lie said wit It a slnile iplHe all atlraetlxe smile. "N--xx let me i;et you She xxas ahnlit to protest, hut he had a small percolator huhhllli(T over till alcohol liana- in a fexv seconds, and set out cups, siipir and cream. Then and only then, xxhlle XXiil'lnj.- for the coffee to linisli ''pcrkltu!." did Mildred liml her chance. "You are a remarkithle youny man,’' she said -almly. "You pick me up xxiihotit a hy yoiir leave and kidnap me here tliouyh I'm xery ulad you did. ' "You are a rciiiarkiihle youny lady," In- replied eipmlly calmly. "You did not scream ami strufjyle, hut realized, as fexv xvoilld have done, that 1 (lid the only tliiny po"ilile under the clrcum stames. And 1 am very Kind I 'lid. too. And nnxv p- rhaps you'll tell me xx ho you are and why you arc here.” "My name is Mildred Hamilton and 1 lixe next door, and l'xe always skated on that pond; and father told tile that , a horrid old—old lllhhertiyihhet named Mr. Scroop had h-uiylit the property ami put up notice hoards, and so I couldn't stand that, and came over. And I hate Mr. Scroop, heenuse If he hadn't hoityht the property 1 jirohahly wouldn't have come over and fallen in." "I must confess that I am (.'rateflll to Mr Scroop." said tin- youny man, lusyiny himself with tin percolator. "Hut you mistake Ids motives, lie put that hoard then- he ause lie knew the ice xxasn't safe. and. lie t holly lit It would do more to keep people oil than ' th-- ordinary 'lhiiiyer' s|yn. And 1 don’t think he is as hla- k as you paint him." "11 - 1 xx could la- help b- iny mean, xvlth that name?" "lie isn't t" Illume for Ids mime. I knoxv. hecause I am Mr. Scroop;” "Ulili' Mildretl ytvxx fed. Then she sal-1 in a small voice. "C-cun y-m ever lory Ivc me for hi-tny so horrid?" Tin- youny man luuyhed. "l'xe been xxaltiny lot tin- chalice to meet you ever since I fx-illid that xve were tielyhhors," lie sahl. "And I 111 , more than yrateful to my mum be cause it hroiiyht it about sooner than I had hoped. And- 1 think there'll he a cold snap totdyiit. Will you let me conic and call ami he properly intro duced. and then come ami skate xxlth ■lie tomorrow?" .Midrod dropped her eyes to hide her ! blushes. "1 I should luxe it," sin- whispered. TYPICAL OF LONG STRUGGLE Word “Giant” and Its Derivatives Really Denote Contest Between Good and Evil Forces. I.ike a tlx in a piece of umber, n yroat epoch of human struyyle xvlth the unknown forces is inclosed in the xxord "ylant," of xvliich "yiyantlc’ Is a derivative. We first come across the word "ylant” in th*- i-reek form, "ylyas" (yenltive "yiyantos") The name xxas applied t*> monstrous - r*-n --ttires of an enormous size and brut** force who for llSes contested the sit premacy of til*- yisis all-1 tin* 11 X--S all-1 happiness of iii-'ii. They were eventually hurle-l Into Tartarus, or tin- h-wesi reyh-ns, by tin* power of rranus. tin- y-l --f liylit. The sam- h-yelid is to he f• tili-1 in the inyllioloyx of other 'nations. It tin j dnuhtodly expresses in concrete form the universal conception of the struK yle hetxx-en y---d and evil. In-tween liylit and darkness. It took "ylant" forces to eliminate some I'f the evils that beset the Ilf-- of tin- human race, and t<> modify others. The day xvlo-n mankind has conquered the las! of tin- enemies of hi' well l-ciity ami happiness xvlll in deed l-e a -lay -f "yiyntiilc" triumph.— t'hlcayo Journal. ••GENTS" AND "PANTS." DKSITTE the fact that all critics — and even many writers tvho are not dlsj-ised to he very critical —have eundeinneil the use of the word “yetits," for "yeiitleineli," the former xvord Is still used in common speech and in numerous advertisements. "tTothiny for Indies mid y- tits" Is ad vertised, mid In nniioiinccnicnts of en tertiiiiinients xx*- are told that "tietits’ tickets are SI. hidh-s' ."-'t cents." The folloxvitiy was overheard r*-eently: "till. Mary, -lid yon sc,, the man who picked up my purse?" "Yes; In looked Ilk-- a port-et coin." Never say : t s-,y "yi-tith-timn." Tin- xvord "pants as an al hrexla ti(>li for '"paataJ"-.| s " Is also eon. demnc'l In •-t-ities; hut "pantaloons" Is now seldom used s-> the only xvord that Is left xxh- n on*' wishes to do scribe a man's nctln r yurntent. Is "trousers." ' MR. SHIPPER ! rH ™™ m AND Window Shades, All Colors _ AI ,■ 15c. apiece; Gilt, 18c. apiece. BMMM MR. GROWER ! *£ :: &ESB2 ! uicwttTcNtD 12x90 $1.35 and $2.50 P At. you -ati-fie.l on pti-- that you tVS “J s*?? j . . - | ha- - h- • n (retting for your produce? *4x9o $-.00 and $3.75 JviILJS ■■on looking for a reliable h<>u-< Lucas Paints, lb. 25c that yi- c- you a s-ptar- and hon- Floor Stains, qt 65c -I -al ? Do you know that xv. ar- in , liri . ero .... Wk|m P" itien get fancy prices fot * MK.sSKR Ct). litfO str,-.'. her. ami -out* 10ir "-. H'timre St. yDU net -- With j n . , ~. 0 I New York genius has hitched ui the Peter Lewicki& Co.,lnc. f‘wh“ cream nillß -. ---n Merchant ' .-lit I.load-ast a- soon | e fl K• . s-,'.- w • r.yt'.n Del ft'nkl- i < thrown into oper- | ak themselves, ■ - * 111 ;t- po- I.'. y--t co’-l • in!--itunately, xv- -li-n’t always , fee!. hen.- them Quick, clean heat for every kind of cooking IT is hard to appreciate the New Perfection supplies just A convenience and satisfaction the right draught to drive the r\ ot cooking with the New Per- heat of the white-tipped flame © fection until you have actually forcibly against all the cooking /. : dexne so. utensils. The white* It's a relief, especially in warm tjpped flame produces f * weather, to he rid of carrving the niost heat a °d coal, wood and ashes, sweep- not soot up your kettles ing up litter and blacking the anc * P ans * stove. And then you don’t The New Perfection is SECI RID OIL have to “rush the fire" on simple, practical, eco - I ‘•TaMiMI I baking davs and heat up the nomical. Supplies heat k j kitchen. Two burners on the instantly,and when you New Perfection will give you are through just shut it off and a!! the heat needed for any save your fuel. You don’t have kind of baking. You can regu- to watch it. No adjustments to late the heat produced by each take care of. A hoy i r girl can burner, wdrm something gentlv fill it and clean it. on one and roast over another For , h mos , Mtis ( actory rc . m a Ncxv Perfection oven. wk , use Aladdin Security Oil The Utng blue chimney of the regularly. Yxxu always find it clean and efficient. 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