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. THE ADAIR"COUNTY NEWS A h & SttUraee Paoae 13 B Byriaest Phoe IS P DR. J. N. MIRRELL DENTIST Office, Front rooms "m Jeffries BTd'g up Stairs. Columbia, - Kentucky J. B. Stoke J. H. Stone SAVE $20.00 NOW $55.00 pays - for a Full Diploma $75 00 Bookkeeping or Shortfiand Course, Time Unlimited, if you enroll on or before November 1st. Write today for catalog and $20. discount coupon No. 32. Address, H. O. KEELING, Pres. Bryant & Stratum Business College ' , Louisville, Ky. TIN WORK. I am prepared to do any kiud of Tin Work, Hoofing, Guttering, &c I make Sheet Iron Stoves, Galvanized Tanks, Sand Pumpsand any other thing made in Tin or Sheet Iron. Call at my shop if you need anythin6 in my line or repair work in tinorsheetiron. Over L. W. Bennetts's Store. S. E. Bridgwaters, DENTAL OFUMCEJ Dr. James Tripletl DENTIST OVER PAUIX DRUG CO. Columbia, Ky. BBS PHONE 3D. OFFICE PHON1 WELL DRILLER I will drill wells in Adair and adjoining counties. See me be fore contracting. Latest im proved machinery of all kinds. Pump Repairing Done. Give me a Call. 4. C YATES L. H. Jones Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist Eye Specialist Special attention given Diseases of all '- Domestic Animals Office at Residence, 1 mile of town, on Jamestown road. ThonelUG. Columbia, Ky. Stone &- Stone. Attoncy-At-Liw W31 practice a dm sad adiofflisji owties.' Jimsttwn, : KettKky In Pawn. There is scarcely anything in this wide world that a person up against it financially can't pawn, for the pawnbroker is a gambler, whose instincts either are ac quired or born in him, and he will take a chance on anything provided the article is not falling to pieces. Women, according to the pawn broker, work their own ruin fre quently by liquor and drug ad diction, but in a ' great many cases it is derelict husbands who cause the women to patronize the pawnshop. And the woman makes the sacrifice to protect her .children. "A woman who is struggling to save her children," the pawn broker said, "will begin by pawn ing household things. The alarm clock or another kind of clock will go first. Then she will sac rifice a few dishes. May be some of the furniture will go next. Her clothes will remain for the last, ' because she needs clothes in her quest for work. The best dress will be saved, if at all possible, but I have known hundreds of cases where they have pawned corsets to keep the family supplied with a bite of food in times of want." In things offered for pawn the threeball man says that razors lead by a wide margin, while alarm clocks, strange as it may seem, come second. Umbrellas, too, are a common article to be pawned. And only about 30 per cent., of these articles eventually are redeemed. I keep on hands a full stock of coffins, caskets, and robes. I also keep Metallic Caskets, and Steel Boxes and two hearses. Prompt service night or day. Besidence Phone 29, office phone 98. 45-1 yr J. F. Triptett, Columbia, Ky. It is commonly known that points of the compass can be de termined by the use of a watch. By pointing the hour hand to ward the sun, "a bearing half way betweenfthe hour hand Band twelve o'clock on the watch is true south. It is not generally known that time can be told by the compass with equal facility. Take the true azimuth or bear ing of the sun and subtract from it 180 degrees; multiply the re mainder by the fraction 1-15, and the result will be the hours before or after twelve o'clock noon. . o The amount due from one sub scriber to this paper is a small matter, but consider several hun dred of these and it is a big mat ter to us. For this reason we urge each and every one to send in their renewal at once. Look at the label on this paper. It will tell you when your subscrip tion expires. Then appoint your self a committee of one to mail us your renewal today. If every subscriber will do; this it will save us much time and expense and will enable us to devote same to the improvement of your paper. His Five Dimes. The State Belgian Relief 'com mission was collecting funds in Washington when there came 'a contribution from a young lad, an ex-bonvict, who sent five dimes. This note accompanied the money: "My contribution is not much, as contributions go, but it repre sents the difference between new soles'on my shoes, and wearing the old soles a littlev longer. My five dimes represent five cans of milk for five little Belgian tots. I'll take chances on catching cold." Prison is likely to mae a con vict bitter and hard. It had given this reformed prisoner a wide sympathy for all who suffer. The hardest part of a convict's life often comes, too, after his discharge from srison. This man is fighting back to an hon est life through difficult days of poverty. The whole world has been against him, as t it is againsi every ex-convict. Yet out of his shame and poverty, he has the spirit of a royal giver. He has the heart to realize the need of children thousands of miles away, and is willing to go with his feet on the ground in order to be able to aid those children. If any one in the community might have been excused from giving, this ex-convict was the man. He needed help, surely, as much as any Belgian refugee. But it is the test of a generous heart that it does not desire .to be excused; It Pays to Organize. A planter down in Kentucky had just employed a strange ne gro as a mule driver. He hand ed him a brand new blacksnake whip, climbed up on a seat be hind a pair of mules and asked the darkey if he could use the whip. Without a word the mule driver drew the black lash be tween his fingers, swung it over his head and flicked a butterfly from a clover blossom alongside the road over which they were traveling. ''That isn't bad" remarKed the planter. "Can you hit that honey bee over there?" Again the negro swung the whip and the honeybee fell dead. Noting a pair of bumble bees on still another blossom, the negro swished them out of existence with the cracker of his new black snake, and drew further admira tion from his new employer. A little, further along the planter spied a hornet's nest in a bush beside the highway. Two or three hornets were assembled at the entrance to the nest. "Can you hit them, Sam?" he inquired. "Ye3, sah; I kin," replied the negro; "but I ain't a goin'. to; dey's organized." Exchange. Secretary McAdoo, in a speech, declared that the United States was enjoying an era of-, unexam pled prosperity, and that the din ner pail was overflowing. Worth a Million at .26. Edward Gait, native Georgian, now of Ardmore, Okla., started with a penny when he was six years of age, and now at 26 he is worth $1,000,000 and wealth is accumulating for him by the thousands of dollars, To begin at the beginning Gait wa3 born in Spring Place, Ga., in 1890. Late in the 80's Gait went to Oklahoma after attending col legs in Georgia and entered the real estate and insurance busi ness in Ardmore. There he be came a close friend of Roy M! Johnsan who was trying to squeeze bread and meat out of a small newspaper. One day a gentleman and a scholar, a man who had seen the ups and downs of life, appeared in the newspaper office and ask ed Johnson for some coin. -The old man left on a vagabond trip that covered several weeks. He would return from lime to time and beg more cash and each time he told Johnson that some day he would make him rich. One day the old fellow entered and remarked that he had found the richest oil and gas field in Oklahoma. Johnson called his friend Gait. Together they raised money to buy a small piece of real estate. Their first well was a gusher. Then they had no trouble get ting cash and everything to which the young men turned their hands prospered. They took partners and now they own a railroad.and control the largest independent oil companies in Oklahoma. Animals can Swim. The author of a book on ani mals once said "Sheep cannot swim." The statement was ac cepted because no contradictory evidence could be found, and there seemed to be a prevailing belief in its accuracy. But now Mr. H. C. Hammond, Newton, Kansas, writes: "Please take this back. Some years ago a large flock of sheep owned by a Mr. Berryman did swim the north fork of White river in Ar kansas. The sheep were being taken from Arkansas to Howell county, Missouri. The river at that point was over a hundred yards wide, and, the current swift." This seems to settle an inter esting point in natural history. That is, it shows that sheep can swim, though it does not make quite clear whether they do so voluntarilf, or just how much persuasion was necessary to in duce them to enter the water. Even cats and fowls float, so that, when forced into the water in any way, they make some kind 'of desperate struggle to reach the land. A new 30O barrel oil well is re ported in Estill county where there is a great oil boom, prob ably the greatest in the history of Kentucky. HENRY W. DEPP, DENTIST Am permanently located in Co lumbia. AH Classes of Dental work done. Crow de and Inlay work a Specialty. AH Work Guaranteed Office over G. W. Lowe's Shoe Store A Splendidjj Clubbing Bargain we Offer he Adair CounlyJNews and The Cincinnati Weekly Enquirer Both One Year For Only $1.35 Subscription may be new or renewal What the Weekiy Enquirer is It 13 Issued every Thursday, subscrip tion price $L0O per year, and It la one of the best home metropolitan weeklle of to day. It has all the facilities of the sreat DAILY ENQUIRER for obtaining the world's events, and for that reason can sine you all the leading news. It carries a carries a sreat omonnt of valuable farm matter, crisp editorirls and reliable np-to-date market reports. Its numerous de partments make It a necessity to every ome, farm or business man. This grand offer Is limited and we advise you to take advantagaby subscrib'ng for the above combination right now. Call or mail orders to The Adair County News, Columbia, Ky. Surveying Land Owners Attention. T. C. Faulkner, is prepared to do your Surveying correctly? He has thirty-three years experience. Charges rea sonable. Phone 74 or write T. f . Faulkner, lolumbfa. Ky. A penny saved is a penny earned. But the penny isn't in evitably saved while it is in the owner's pocket or his stocking. To put it beyond the reach of emotional desire to spend and protect it from accident and from the designs of thieves who break in and steal, the thing to do is to deposit it in bank. Do You Know That Rural sanitation is a health protection to the city-dweller? It's foolish to educate a boy and then let him die nof typhoid fever? The U. S. Public Health Ser vice issues a free bulletin on the summer care of infants. Clean water, clean food, clean houses make clean,' healthy American citizens? The State of California has re duced its typhoid death rate 70 per cent in the past ten years? Bats are the most expensive animals which man maintains? It is estimated that the averge manure pile will breed 900,000 flies per ton?