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All P goples of the Earth Represented
in the Millions Seeking Homes
In This Country.
Art Iles equal In size to the one we
sent l:o France land every two years'
ol iur shores, t4 ll tithe present tine
Iillions are said to be waiting to enl
ter*. SinIce 11900 1110re (1h.11 thirteellI
Illilli ol ililigrans have enee this
couilt::y, and approximately one-third
of our gresnt I itain of' iniore
than) ()ne hundri Iniliilns alimm
grants., or thle chibi1ren of' lituuigranits.
Trwo-thirds or' thle plhiition oft Nkew
York sitite and hr-orhsof that
of our. great Cities aret foreign born*1
or the children of foreign-born Ji'
ilits. F'roin a l'ouirth to a hmaf of th11e
popull.toll of the large cltiles of the
South a t' egros. Already we are
tile Ilost lieterogItli'ous peopile on1
earth' here are foui rpresiltativs
of every 'ace and hinglie and etillire
In the world, and still they Coilniitie
to comlte inI ellorliolls 111111ihers. It Is
doubtfl iwilether tiny other illgratiol
in tile history of iankindi 1 olial're's
In magnitude with that whilch has been
Converging oil A Itlericn du1ting tI 11t:1Mt
twen'ity years. 'lhe sources 111141 tilng
nitu(de of this iiigration are indilete'd
by the following general sulim1ar1y:
Of 111re than thirty million persols in
this Country who are i'foreign born or
the childrell of foireign-born parents
there are fOmn eight to nine "iloll
(leria ns. 111 to live million Irish,
ab1ou11 three miiiheuillionli frot Great Brit
ain,. aboult thril. million Slav". fr oma
two to three' million Scandimllavians.
mlore than11 two 111illion It11alan, and1
a)uIti1 two 111ihili liubr'Ws, while all
other races andl nat ios constit te
abou)lt flive mIIons-Ewi Grant
Conklin, in Seriiners.
Pleasure Seekers of the French Capi
tal Practice Futurist Movements
With Warlike Names.
Paris has something new in dane
Ing. She is litroducing no fewer than
three futurist lianes; the inichil
gun, thel shrapnel and the airinain's
A poet of fiturist tendeivles is the
Culprit. Ilellin conservative en1oulgh to
love the wa Iltz and colfei'r-sIng, unl)
ashamedpf t,, mant~y happy maoinents dur
n t11he hwl s, we trust that rmnorse
will be his lot.
So far wk. have only read a brief
description of oie of thest tuvaslre's,
tile alIin:m's u:1nuce. and that shilpily
t4lls its that th4 llin'mrs i1n1tat1 the
mlotions ol' a1 mnophule starting onl a
flight and sonring away.
The shrapiimnel dalce s1ould he easy
(nough. for It is only ntecessary to
turn uiip at any dancing hall and see
people who r4eii1nd 111one Inst incti vely of
a creeping barrage. There are also
plenty of duds to hlghten the efieet.
What to imake of tile iachin1e gun
dance, however, puzzles us, for al
though there are mlen 1nd even \w)
men, who can talk as fast a4 it 1m11
hIne gun firing, we have n'ver seen
a dance that was anything like the
real thing.
London Tired of Jazz.
Ti'he "Jazz" Is (lead in London, says
P. J. S. lii'hardsor., one of the fore
iniost EnglIsh authorIties on dancIng.
H~e declare i.s thnat 1n0 new thinees wtill
he4 polar11ized'I thids yeiar, butt tihe fox
trot, oneL-St4'p and14 tango, wh'lih have
held int er'naltional IInterest for' two or
Ithree seaisonsI, w~'ill be standallri zedi.
"PrevIously those taught tihe 51ame1
dances biy (lifferenlt teaLC~cs found
themseilv4les hopiiele'ssly alt sea wh'ier.
the4y trid to rinne.' toigitheri," he saId.
"Through stan41 drizaio o111(n wvhich
thle maI2jorItIy io'111 dacing instructors In
London hiive now algre(d, ai co~lion
frai nowork in) the1 steps will lbe In)
sure w'4ithou1141t elim1inatin11 g 1111 chance
of IintrP4dn1ing 1 irJIvirIhmll vaiatIonLI1s.
Fireak ish and eeenItrIe 'light1 gymonas
ties1' such1 1as exaigge'rated forms of
'jaizz' aire raIdIIl~y passing out,"
* "Sees" With HIs Ears.
Paul Donehioo, blind~ law1yer aind
muleC~lan, wiho is 11n town'1 01n a vIsIt
from Atlanta, gets aroundo over the
('Ity and overI the whole United States
wIthout an1y assistanr'e, becaiuse lhe
"hears'' the wa'lls and11 1)osts 1and every
othier mnuterial obstacle In hIs pathi.
"'I can follow t 11ht bIldInog line allonig
thle shiewalk by souii,'" he4 says. "I
cnn hear ai tree or poist very distinctly.
I thInk It Is a sense tat every one
11as, butt thait one0 dpes not dlevelop
unless 5 he Is b)1Itnd. I call It sound1 bei
cause 1 find( that wvhlen there Is an
overwhelmIng niolse I cannot do It.44
'Mr. Donehoo watlks fearlessly about
the stPrets, turns1 without hesItation at
corners and1( canI e'ven es'tima1teC very
accurattely the wIth of the sIdewalk,
always knowvIng when'f It bCcomles widi
er or nlarrolwer.-rovidenIce .Journal.
Over the Earth's Shoulder.
Ocean voyatges are4 somIfetIimes short
ened consIderably by goIng "over the
shotulder of the (earth." as tihe nlavIga
tors say, tile Nebraska State Journal
ob~serves. The same1 thling is true, of
course, of aIr travel. When) an1 at
tempt Is made to fly over thle P'aclle
o'ceanI from Sian Frantelsco the short
est way wvill not b)e dlirectly aceross, aIs
at stud(y of the map11 w1ould( Indleate.
In~steadl, the fIler's wIll go hundreds of
miles4 ntithward, skirtinug thle Aleuitiap
IdlanIds 'and) in thiIs way savIng a great
dlistance 11s well ais secutrinig the ad
vanltatge of moore n)umerCous ilnding
Tile earth will soon be chlartedl for
aIr travrel and1( tile lInes for long dis
tance flight3 wiell be circular more
Often than11 dlrecti
Lost ':o World Through the Great
War, According to Figures Given
by Statistician.
A stidy of the different statistics of
thel actual and potential loss of life
die to the recent war reteals the fict
that (iouit forty-tlree million lives
have hleen lost to the world either d
rectly from the war or from eauses
induced bly It, lticlird P. Strong, M.
1)., writes in the North Ameriean Hte
vitw. Tiese( losses are made up of,
first, aippro.ximately 13,000,000O deaths
which occurred in the mulitary serv
ice ; 0evofonly, a surplus mortality
lbove that which occurred in normal
timeits inl thle elviliain popuilations~
aillotilting to ipproxi mately 10,000,000,
dilue to Iepidellii ani other diseases,
privation, hardship, physleal exhiaus
k100, :.nld siltilhir cau 1ses; a thirdly,
it potential loss of 20,01-X),000 lives
due to the decreased birth frequency
below that which occurred undler nor
matl conditions before the war. The
ailit limle poplulat ion in imaniy Euro
leain countries has been reduced by
froin 14 to 20 per cent. The figtres of
Alonzo Taylor show uis that there are
bet weenu 541,(X110,000 and C0.000),(K)I, pen
ple in E 1.0rople who have lost their
prewar o('Clpations owing to tile fiet
that thilt nuarkets for their products
110 lonuger exist, havilng been chnged
oil' itken iwaty from them by other
('411unmtries. ManIy of tilese people have
or sooin will hevoinle refilgees in Eu
rope.w amlong.1 whllel hlss (of peoplle, nolt
'lnly p)overty and hardshilp, but aiso
dliv:sase alwalys4 reigls, resiilting In a1
hih liltres in deati rate and (le
crease inl irlth ratle.
People Seem to Regard Primitive
Method of Locomotion as Alto
gether Out of Date.
Charles Ilanson Towne writes In the
Century: When I refer to the dillicul
ties of walkinhg, 1 do not refer to the
infirmlit its of age, to flat feet, or to
avoirlduois. Not it ll. I mean that
it Is ha1 rd ifntlel in theme rushing
tines to go afoot, even oln the most
dhistant by-rouils, without being con
shiered eeentri'. People stare at
you as though you were some kind of
freak or criminal. They vast suspi
('louls glanceos youir way, never dream
Ing tIhuat lierhais you prefer your own
feet as a ieins of pleasait locomIijo
I isked it certiIn friend if he would
not icc'oi'mipy mue. My friend turned
to m114, and iistiantly said:
"My car Is out of order."
"But I (hil not ftm to go in a
cur," I as qui'kly answered.
"Why," he repliel, looking at 1me
as through. I had gine quite mad, "how
else voul we go?"
"Oui foot," I bravely made answer,
yet realizing that this confirmed New
Yorker wouhd never thinhk the same of
tile again. And It wits so. I shall
not forget, if I live a hundred years,
his final disgusted glance. If aly
thing further was nelhedd to crush me
utterly, I (1o not know what It
could be.
Adult Iliteracy in Mexico.
Instruction for lilterates in the ter
ritories of the republic of Mexico is
provided by ai law promnulgatedl re
cenitly. The lnw authtorizes the employ
tmnt of piersonis ini every loenlty who
wIll undertake the instruction of one
o'r moilre liiteraites. Ch ildlren unider
fifteeni years of age who live in dis
tricts plrolvbled with schools are not
inc'l~ledi in the applicntion of the law.
Thle Almerl(ean 'onisul ait Me'xical I, Mex
leo, who repolfrts the piroinulgation) of
the law, sitates that it wililnt only
tend( to uplift the peon claisses, but It
will talso creadte a letter feelinig on our
herdler. Undler the Amerlcan i mmiigrn
tIon law lilliterates' are niot allowed
to enter the United State hs, al though
their mlore fortunate feliow country
me)(n may cross and1( reCrossl the border
at wili.
Speech Strangely Restored.
Antoine D)umas, a farmer living
near YssIr~geux, who for three years
had been wv itt the pow~er of speech,
was cuired in an unulsulal mnannier with
out the cost of a cent. Dunmas served
in the French artill-ry during the
wvar. During one0 of the heavy homn
hardmllents his volco ceasedi to -fune
tionl, and although scores of army
doctors tried to aid( him, no or.e had1(
ever b'(een able1 to restore his piower
of spee'ch. While wvorking In the hay
loft of his bairn hie slipped and fell
to the grollmd. Farm hands wh'1o ran
to his aId discovered that while is
onily injury was a smalll bump at the
hack of the hlead, Duminas wa's able to
curse as loudly and colorfully as the
rest of the farmers.
Evelyn Pass.
In the great government reserve on
the eastern sidle oif Ye'llowhead pass
in~ the Itocky mountains, known as
Ja~spm'W parIk, Alberta, Is a pass lead
In~g fromu Athahaska falls, on the Atha
baska river, to Mallgne lake. Thle
ge'ograiphic hoard of Canada has re
cently namiedi the pass Evelyn, after
Evelyn, diuche'ss of' Devonishlre, wife
of his excellency the gover-nor general,
and dlaughiter of the marilirs of Lans
downe, who was governor general of
Canada fr'om 1883 to 1888. Th~e duch
ess of Devor~shire visied the pass,
nlow~ nanmed laftr he' 1r, diuing last sum
mer.-Molntr~eal Famliily Itei'aid.
Hidden Features,
"TurLkish ladles conceal teIr faces."
"So dQ we," replIed Miss C'ny'nne:
only we use0 cosmueties lnstead of
OVEt $25,000,090
Report. of Commission Shows Over One
Third of Seventy-Flye Million Pald
Chattanooga, May 13.-Total cash
collections for the causes fostered by
the $75,000,000 campaign since the
launching of that movement have
rachedi the sum of $25,086,342, ac
cording to the relport of the conserva
ion commission, through Dr. L. It.
Sexiborough, chairman, to the 66th
annual session of the Southern Bap
tist convention here today.
Of this sum $12,907,813 has been
collectedi during tihe past convention
year, the remainder having been re
torted a year ago.
Regarding the fiture ilterests of
the campaign, Chairman Fearborough
rcommetnded that (u1ring the sum
iller and early fall months all the
forces of Southern 3aptists go ailid
fr winning souls for Clhrist; that as
speedily as possible all the local
clurches be broug'ht to a system of
rcigular and systematic giving to the
Causes of the campaign, rather thani
One spec
hats that
for a few
See Win(
Is $35JA
Then lool
ing this w
that form
Special lot of
fords, worth up
Special lot of 1M
to $10.00 pair,
Special lot of IN
to $10.00,.
Laurens. S. C.
depending upon special roundups and
that either through the cohtinuation.
of the conservation commission or
some other medium the convention
promote a unified program for con
serving the interests of the campaign
and a vigorous program of pubilicity.
The first official act of President
l.". Y. Mutllins was thle appoitimenit
of the collilittee onl comnittees, whicl
is charged with the duty of naming
all the special colmittees that will
serve at this session of the conven
tion. The commnittee includes the four
newly elected vice presidents, along
with iOr. Livingston Johnston, of
Ilaleigh, N. C.. Dr. J. W. Gillon, of
3Mayfleld, Ky., the ier. 13. V. Fergiuson
of Fort Smith, Ark., the Rev. S. 11.
llennett of 'Montgomery, Ala., and Dr.
S. J. Porter of Oklahoma City.
Oil Tanks and Pumps, Air Com
pressors, Couiputing Scales, Floor
Scales, Show Cases, Account Reg
isters, Rel (iilt Cash Registers,
Safes, Store Fixtures.
Columnbil, S. C.
This Price f<
ial lot of men'
formerly sold I
r days at the v
)O Your
: over the wond
eek in men's co
erly sold for $5~
Men's Shoes and (
to $10.00 pair,.
en's Pants, worth $7
len's Hats, worth $7
ton Clot]
hat Glance Out ofthe corner of'
er eye is to see iChebrought
Hat Values
.95 EACH
>r Cash Only
s colored and black felt
Lt $5.00 each are offered
ery special low price of
Good Styles and
5 All Sizes
Price for a Suit?
erful values we are offer
lored and blue serge suits
.OO to $70.00, for
:Special $5 Pair
*5 Special $5 Pair
*5 Special $5 Each
bdng Company

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