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Hochschild.Kohn & O Every Woman Likes To Beautify Her Home The "instinct for the beautiful" is a part of every woman, and is most often expressed in her home. She likes to embroider dainty pillows, bedspreads and towels and make richly colored lamp shades —and she plans to add glistening aluminum or enamel utensils that save time and make the kitchen beautiful—and attractive china and silver to her table—and soft rugs for living rooms and sleeping-rooms—and colorful, homelike dra peries of cretonne and silk to the windows—and she will find Miss Knight, of Hochschild. Kohn fc Co., interested and eager to help. In the Art Department are stamped bedspreads, pillow-tops and towels. Miss Knight will select a pretty design for you and send enough cotton or wool to complete the embroidery. Miss Knight will visit the Kitchenware and China Sections in the Basement, if you wish. She will select samples of draperies and send descriptions and prices of rugs, curtains, odd chairs, card ta bles or anything else you may request. Write to her today. Hochschild.Kohn 8c Co. BALTIMORE. MD. ( 15) tilt-, illttih . I .N.imiiiH.i '.'l IlgMkill Miller Tires Wear Better I 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. For Summer Time The Best Makes of Oil Cook Stoves and Ovens Ice Cream Freezers Screen Doors, ready to hang Window Screens and Wire Lawn Mowers Garden Hose, Etc. Keep Kool and Komfortable and let Cherrix help you Cherrix’s Hdw. Store SNOW HILL, MD. A W. in The Messenger THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER. SNOW HILL. MARYLAND. ~p The Farm That Wouldn’t Sell I By H. LOUIS RAYBOLD. < ■■ '■■■■ ■ ■ ■ t 4,. 1 >JI. b> McClurr Newspaper H>n<llcat "Tlu'ii li !s understood, MU* An- < drew*. Him you will keep mi eye nn the place mid slum It to prospective | luiyers. I i■ iikli* mhl Him In iiddlthm in your fee its caretaker Mr. Herrlsli > will iillim .miii ii nonilnnl commission i If Hie ftirill Is dis|M>sed nf through your eHurts." I.uwyer John Pang hurn huttmied Ids fur coat snugly iilhiui him mid turned away. A hhii'li on Ids iirui arrested him. “It's rather n pity. Isn't it." Margaret i Andrews i|uestioned him, "for the last of the (ierrishe* to let the property go out of the faintly?" I "Yes, young lady," admitted I’aiig hurn. "It I*. Hiidolllitedly. Hut. lord, these young eliups nowadays—what's i a few acres and a hitiieh of rows com pared to the Ktihway rush and the hriglit white lights? Henry seems to think he mil set Wall street on tire with the proceeds from the sale of the farm. However, good-day. Miss An drews." Abruptly lie checked Ids com meiits on what was undoubtedly Ills client's own business. I.eft alone, Margaret watched her reeent visitor's ear grow smaller and smaller along the ribbon of road that threaded the Wnodhrhlgc hills. Hut her thoughts were elsewhere with old Henry Herrlsli. who a few days before had gone to Join his fathers on the hill; with voting Henry tier risli. whom she liml never seen until the dnv of the funeral, and then only at a distance a* lie stood muflted in his coat, head bent, beside his father's grave. For Henry had gone out to an uncle ranching it in the West some months before Margaret's arrival In Wood hrldge mid Imd not come home until summoned by the death of his father. There had followed idle speculation In tile neighborhood as to Henry's Inten r v, a Jiiyy .V e •Can't You See It?” tlons regarding the farm. Would he follow his futtier's and grandfather's footsteps? Today those queries had been answered, for Henry. Immediate ly after the brief reading of his fath er’s will had instnieted I'angburn to put the old homestead on the market A* lime passed, however, and the place remained unsold, Margaret came to feel for It a continually Increasing fondness. Watching the spring sow ing of Helds rented to a neighbor, tend Ing the small flower gardens about the doorways, opening the windows to flood with sterilizing brightness the unused house, dusting the quiet rooms all these activities developed In her al most a sense of part ownership with Henry Herrlsli. And more and more she waxed Indignant with him for wishing to dispose of his Inheritance. Would-be purchasers happened along now and again, hut for one reason or another departed unimpressed One year passed two years- three Then one sunny afternoon In April into John I'anghtirn's dingy office stalked # seedy looking youth with worried lines about Ids eyes. "I.ook here. Mr i'anghurn,'' he began with out preamble. 'Tin hard up. Things haven't panned out ns 1 hoped What I get In from the farm hardly pays | the taxes. The house won't rent. , Why the deuce doesn't the place sell?" : I’anghurn shook his head. “Henry. I don't know. It's the dickens of a ways for me to travel down with ev ery Tout. I >lck and Harry, hut I’ve wondered sometimes do you suppose that that Miss Andrews queers the deal? She'll lose her little Income If she sells the farm." Henry maided. "Huess you're hit It. And she stands to get the com mission lit the end. Listen, now—-I've nu Idea The girl doesn't know me. Staid me down to look It over as a | buyer and I'll size up the situation." j "Good scheme." said I‘atighiirn. "a confounded good scheme I" Three days later Margaret slipped ' a letter Into Its envelope, sighing a* she did o. “Sounds like business till* time.” she said to herself. “I'm afraid that Idiot Henry Herrlsli l going to h>*c I,is gold mine.'' That afternoon acr InHt of til** (iPITIHIIPH (pro tPlll.) fol lowed In amnxement Margaret's slim figure nnd marveled at th<- words which fell from her lips. How unfulr had Panghurn been 1 "Can’t you see It T‘ she whs de manding. “Those forty acres lu corn, the west twenty In HlfulfH. that swnmp drained for celery, the timber lot cleared and yielding a little ready cash, good utility stock in the chicken runs, a few grade cows to start with— *’ "This line of talk,” mused llenry to himself, bewildered, “should bnve nailed every customer." Aloud. “I wonder why the present owner doesn't keep It?" lie said. "Why does he sell?" "Because," said Margaret promptly, “lie's an Idiot I” "Oh.” said Henry thoughtfully. “I see." On Ills return to town Henry cast a bombshell at I’nngburn's feet. "Heavens, man." be cried. “She made the place so darned attractive I'm go ing to farm It myself!" One year from the day sbe'njet him Margaret Andrews married Henry <lerrlsh and came back from the little Woolhrldge church to the old house slip had tended. Standing on the south veranda In the mellow air of an Indian summer twilight, watching the lights twinkle out in her parents’ home on the hill a quarter of a mile away, she and her husband fell to talking of the circumstances which had brought them together. "Funny." ruminated Henry, “old I'nnghurn thought maybe the place didn't sell because you ran It down, or something of the sort.' Margaret was silent a moment. Then, "Maybe." she confessed slowly, “lie was tight. You see. I hated to s<*<- old llenrv Gerrish's son squander the work of years and generations. Not that I ever actually said anything —only. well. I could have been more enthusiastic!" "Itut why.” demanded Henry, puz zled. "did you prtllse It to the skies to me? You didn't know It was me —" "Idlin'! I?" laughed his bride of an hour. "Ito you suppose, Henry tier l-isli. I could dust the photograph of a man with a dimple In Ills left cheek every few days for three years and not recognize him when I saw him?” FIGURES LARGELY IN BIBLE Askalon Mentioned Many Time* a* a City of Some Importance—Ha* Long Been Buried. Askalon Is mentioned in the Bible many times. Judges tell of its cn|t ture by Judah when the Hebrew chil dren swept across the .lordun from the desert But It was recaptured. Samson operated 111 Its neighborhood, killing In the city the 30 young men who had Induced Ills Philistine wife (not Ilelllah. but her predecessor) to betray the answer to his famous rid dle. and thus caused Samson to lose a bet. /.eponllih foresaw that Aska lon would come to a had end. "for tlaza would be forsaken and Aska lon a desolation." And no one enn forget tin- lamentation of Ihivld over the defeat and death of Saul. Ills king and Jonathan. Ids soul-brother, which ■ qiens: “Tell It not In (•nth. publish it not in the streets of Askalon lest the daughters of the Philistines re joice." In the Twelfth century Hlchiird t'oeur de I.ion partly rebuilt the Aska lon fortress, and William of Tyre, the historian of the Crusaders, describes tin- town. But it was lost beneath layers of sand until the work of ex cavation began, and In the great war It was for a long time the advance post of the British exjiedltlon. Its slow emergence brings back ancient days and shows again how accurate Is the Bible as a hook of history. Nothing Unusual. A sentry post atop the Hock of Gib. has standing orders to report anything unusual which occurs <ne night a soldier walking near this post, fell over the side, dropped Ifeet and quite naturally was killed The body was recovered the next morn ing by the shore patrol. All of the men who had been on duty the night before were called up l-eforc S O. P. and questioned regarding the Incident. One sentry boldly admitted having seen the man killed. “Why didn't you report this Imme diately?" Well. sir. my orders are to report anything unusual and I couldn't see where there was anything unusual about a man being killed after he falls a thousand feet!” Far Seas. Winning Nigeria. There Is no part of the world where the movement toward Christianity Is so strong as in Nigeria In one year there were more adult baptisms In Nigeria than In the whole of India. Cevloh and China put together. The number of adult baptisms In 1010 were as follows: Nigeria. 7.01 M; India and Ceylon, 2,714 and Chinn. 1,71*1. Un like the mass movements in India, every stratum of soelety Is equally Involved. Driven to It. Howell —I named my baby after Julius Caesar. James- What ever did you do that for? ■'Because lie was horn too late to name him before him " London An swers. At the Shopping Counter. "1 see this lied comfort Is priced miieb higher that, the other cover ings." “Yes, madam, that is on account of ■-* quality. It is marked up because -Wo I’l tow n.' " Baltimore i ;i The Educational Service Supporting Local Interests 1 > 4 > 4 > 4 > 4 > 4 < I ' 4 ' '' ■ '• '. ■‘ r h . < 1 o ! 3 3 HOMt DCALtV SO TriAT iS T HE GREAT BARGAIN YOU SENT AWAY FOR 3 13 HUSBAND YES. BUT l AM AFRAID WE MADE A GREAT MISTAKE. ; 13 WffZr I WILL ADMIT T HF. TONE DOES NOT COMPARE WITH THE ONE YOU >!! MHTVD TO SELL US. r ’OT THE V HAVE OUP MONEY NOW. ! i > < 4 > < 4 > < 4 1 4 4 > 4 4 • < ;; iv yN E HAVE here the family who after hearing the finely-toned and attractive j ;; LL| 1 offerings of their home merchants chose to send their money to a distant I :: city for a piano that was described in the old stereotyped way as “just j as good” and which was offered for a few dollars less, not considering the expense ; ;; of freight, dravage and tuning. The reward of their act was the realization that I ! 3 they had received an inferior piano. j MORAL:—Satisfaction is the outcome of patronizing your home music dealer. ; 4 4 > 4 4 > 4 4 > 4 4 > 4 4 • 4 4 > 4 ;; Trade with These Merchants and support our home industries. | 4 > 4 ;; Mutual patronage brings mutual Prosperity < > < I o 4 < > 4 < i 4 JI 1). H. BRADFORD & SON < > Farm Machinery 3 1 Titan Tractors, The I. 11. C. Line ot Machinery :: CHEKRIX’S HARDWARE STORK ]3 Everything in Hardware * ' Majestic Kanges. Hoosier Cabinets, Good Cutlery i < > j; THE CORDDRY COMPANY < > All Kinds of Building Materials 1 | And Coal ;; T. H. COLLINS & SON ~ Shoes For Everybody J | Men's Furnishings of all kinds. Suits to order ;: It. H. CLI FF * 1 Ours is a First-class (iroeery Store . i > Best Cuts of Meats P. I). COTTINGHAM & CO. O DRUGGISTS “ Everything to he found in a First-class Drugstore C. M. DRYDEN * [ Choice Groceries o And Dry Goods and Notions of All Kinds I! THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENtiER J [ Job Printing <> Let Is Print Your Stationery j; THE COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK | < OF SNOW HILL “ Geo. S. Payne, President C. T. Richardson. Cashier L THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK J| OF SNOW HILI. < > Oldest Hank in Worcester County ]; WILLIAM GOODMAN i > Men's, Hoy's, and Women's Clothing, Shoes. | 3 Furnishings, Ready Trimmed Hats I: P. A. HOLLOWAY & BRO. 3 3 Liberty and Maxwell Cars < ' Auto Supplies, Autos Repaired, Rest Tires 3 3 M. T. HARMS & CO. < < Dry Goods. 1 3 Shoes. Furniture. Elmir Coverings, Groceries, etc. HOTEL PURNELL 3 3 C. PARKER SMITH. Proprietor J 3 OUR MOTTO:—“Service" We strive to please < i < > 4 > 4 > i > —iiinummmumnnnnniniiiiiiiHiiiiliiililltllil E. M. JONES Meat Store Leading Snow HIM General Store aiul Grocery DR. PAUL JONES DR I GGIST Ih- Patent and Proprietory Medicine* J. CLIFTON NOCK IN SI RANCK I ir<\ Lift', Accident, and Vutomobile Irsurance J. H. PERDUE lord tars and Tractors All hind* of Auto Supplies and Tires, in Stock W ALTER W. PRICE Con feet inner Hrcyer'. Icc Cream Supplee’s Ice Cream LEI.AND RICHARDSON Crane's Ice Creant Cigar* Soft Drinks SNOW HILL BAKERY JOHN s. HOI.LAND. Prop. Makers of Ifread. Rolls, Cakes, I’ies, etc. SNOW HILL HARDWARE CO. GLEN MORE S. \\ 11. 1.1 VMS Hardware. Tinware, and farm Machinery W. T. STANFORD Sausage Manufacturer Pure Country l.ard. Cured Meals, etc. SNOW HILI. ECONOMY STORE Clothing and Shoes lor Men, Women and Children S. SII VGEK. Proprietor ( H AS. I!. TIMMONS & SON Dry Goods, Notions. Furniture. Men and Women’s Shoes. Floor Coverings, etc. J. W. VINCENT Jeweler Grafanolas, Records, SticfT and Shaw Pianos O. W . WILSON SALES CO. Genco Lighting Plants “liuick and "Chevrolet" Automobiles WALTER WILLIAMS Auto Reparing Vgents for Hupmobile, Hatterie.. Recharged SEPTEMBER 10, 1921.