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Cheap Floor Stair.
A very inexpensive stain can be
?nade from burnt umber and hot wa
ter. Five cents' worth cf the burnt
umber will stain several floors; that is,
where a rug is used for the center.
Pour the hot water over the burnt
umber, little at a time, till it is thor
oughly dissolved. Use a quart of hot
water to five cents worth of umber;
that makes a pretty dark brown stain.
Let it dry, then rub on any good floor
rwax and polish.
Biggest Rubber Tree of All.
TO Lat is believed to be the largest
rubber tree in the world stands in the
Brazilian territory of Acre, on the
frontier of Boliva. Its stem is 27 feet
,2 7-10 Inches in circumference at the
base. For 120 days every year this
colossus gives 22 pounds of rubber a
day. At present prices this Nings in
?2.160 a year, or a fair interest on
about $50,000, to its owners, a family
of seven Seringueiros.
Miss Plank was not young when she
"was married, wherefore the innocent
question of a little neighbor proved
annoying. "Why, how nice of you to
bring me flowers. Jimmie!" was the
way the trouble started. "And such a
surprise, too; I don't think I ever had
such a nice surprise before in all my
life." "Not even when you got mar
ried?" asked the wide-eyed child.
It has long been known that the tem
perature below the earth's surface in
creases at the rate of about one degree
per hundred feet, or 50 degrees per
mile. If the rate of increase were con
stant, the temperature at the relative
ly small depth of 100 miles would be
above the melting point of all sub
stances under ordinary surface condi
Motive Power in Norway.
The greatest single facior In the
possible industrial development of
Norway lies undoubtedly in its cheap
and abundant hydroelectric power.
The country having practically no coal
resources, the Norwegian industries
are coming to depend more and more
upon the utilization of waterfalls as
a primary motive power source.
'Why ls it that a man won't wash
his face with a washcloth?" demanded
Mrs. Wombat. "Men haven't time for
all that foolishness," said Mr. Wom
bat. "First you have to wash ."jur
face and then you have to wash the
First Jew-"Dwenty years ago Gold
stein sold shoestrings on the cornel
und today he owns the corner on
which he stood." Second Jew (ex
citedly)-"Und if he had valked up
und down he might have owned the
A pessimist complains he has eater
1,000 oysters without coming on a
pearl; an optimist gives thanks that
he has eaten that many oysters .with
out getting ptomaines.-New York
France has an association which
gives loans on the word of honor of
the people. It is chiefly for men or
women who are of humble position,
and in most cases the money is re
Too Much fer Him.
A colored porter for a local druggist
was told to go to another pharmacy to
get some cimcifugo rasismcses. He
stood, open-mouthed, and gazed at his !
"boss." then asked: "Ain't thar any
other name fer dat?"
^Lores Its Charil.
It's difficult for a newly married I
man to generate much enthusiasm !
over his bride's beautiful hair after
tu* h;is seen her pile it on the bureau
ior the night.
Why ls This Thus?
Every married man knows cow
much easier it is for his wife to dis
cover a hole in his pocket than that
a button hs missing iron: his coat.
You are taking a liberty when you
pat a strange horse on the nose. Sup
pose horses'weat around patting men
on the nest.-Louisville Courier-Jour
Talks About the Home City.
"Teach the facts about your home
city in the paulie schools," urges the
bureau of municipal reasearch, New
Lose Habits of Industry.
Women in France and other coun
tries of Europe are much more indus
trious than when they come to this
MisB Paul-"Did they allow her to
hury her past?" Miss Pry-"Not un?
til the> held an inquest"-Judge?
One and one-half cupfuls granulated
sugar and one cupful lard, creamed to
gether, two eggs, one cupful sweet
milk, four teaspoonfuls of baking pow
der, sifted with two quarts of flour,
pinch of salt.
Filling: One pound of English wal
nuts (chopped), one pound ef raisins i
(cooked and thickened as for pies), j
Mix together. ?
Roll cookies very thin, place in pan. j
and in center of each put one table- ;
spoonful of filling. Cover with another i
thin cooky and bake. The heat of ?
the oven will seal them together.
Fricassee of Lamb With Gravy.
Get lamb from the forequarter, cut j
in pieces for serving. Wipe meat, put !
in kettle, cover with bolling water and
COOk slowly until meat is tender. Re- !
move from water, cool, sprinkle, with
salt and pepper, dredge with flour and
saute in butter (here you need to use
butter). Arrange on platter and pour
around one and one-half cupfuls brown
sauce made from liquor in which meat
waa cooked after removing all fat It
ia better to cook meat day before serv
ing, as then fat may be more easily
81ft two even cupfuls of sifted flour
with two oven teaspoonfuls of cream
tartar and one of soda Into mixing
dish. Place the white of one egg In
a large bowl, beat to a stiff froth, add
one-half cupful melted (not hot) but
ter, one cupful of milk. Beat smooth,
then flavor with your favorite extract,
add contents of bowl to those In dish
and beat vigorously. A hot oven is
needed (350 degrees If you have an
One cupful whipped cream, one-half
cupful pulverized sugar, one table
spoonful gelatin, one cupful chopped
candied cherries, pineapple, and Eng
lish walnuts. Dissolve the gelatin in
one-third cupful hot water and mis
all lightly together. Flavor with va
nilla and pour into mold and stand
on Ice for several hours. Serve with
One pound of sugar, meat's from one
pound nuts, chopped fine, three table
spoonfuls flour, whites of six eggs.
Beat whites, add sugar, and beat
again: add flour,, and then the nuts.
Drop in small drops on buttered tin
a. d bake in quick oven.
To Clean White Paints.
A good way to clean white paints
without injuring them is to rub them
over wit? a clean cloth that has been
dipped into hot water and then Into a
saucer of bran.
When Your Blood
If You Have Any Bl
Do Not Delay until It
THE HOT SPRI
a Complete and Pc
I And all other Forms of I
1 , . .
I Hot Spring?. Physicians prono
I ariel Skin Remedy eyer
Full ourse Treatment
1 Single Bot1
I We Prepare a Remec
'i Writ- ^ your Troubles. All C
! Hot Springs ]
f 827 ?-2 Central Avenue.
My nour mill is in good order
and I am ready to serve the public
to the best of my abilitv. I will ,
start nv hy running Uvo (2) days in
a week, Friday and Saturday.
J. L. Ouzts. !
Kirksey, S. C
(Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potassium)
Prompt Powerful Permanent
Its beneficia' ef- Stubborn cases Good results are
iects are usually yield to P. P. P. lastir ;-it cures
fiilt very quickly when other me<!i- you to stay cured
ones arc useless
pure blood - cleanses the entire
strengthens digestion and nerves.
Makes rich, red,
system - clears the brain'
A positive specific for Blood Poison and skin diseases.
Drives out Rheumatism and Stops the Pain; ends Malaria;
is a wonderful tonic and body-builder. Thousands endorse it.
F. V. LIPPMAN CO. D^BTT SAVANNAH, GA.
Notice to the Public:
All persons wanting pictures framed will please
leave same at store of Dorn & M i ms.
Best work guaranteed, and prices right.
All pictures will be-framed the same day left at
Coprrlcht 1909. br C. E. Zimmerman Co.--No. 41
Put some money in the Bank of
Edgefield and you will defeat pov
erty. Everybody has a horror of
poverty. There is only one way to
insure againstit, that is to culti
vate a habit of thrift which you
can easily do by putting money in
this bank. Courteous and prompt
attention given to. all business.
O F FIERS: J. C. Sheppard, Pres.; B. E. Nicholson' Vice
pres.; E. J. Miras, Cashier; J. H. Allen, assistant ashier
DIRECTORS: J. C. Sheppard, Geo. W. Adams, Tko*. H.
Rainsford, John Rainsford B. E. Nicholson, A. S. Tompkins, C.
C. Fuller, E. J. Mims,J. H. Allen
Edgefield, S. C.
April 1, 1914
J. C. LEE, President
F. E. Gibson, Sec. and^Treas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to build, remodel or repair,
we invite your[inquiries.
COMPLETE HOUSE BILLS A SPECIALTY.
We manufacture and deal in doors, sash, blinds
stairs, interior trim, store fronts and fixtures,
pews, pulpits, etc., rough and dressed lumber,
lath, pine and cypress shingles, flooring, ceiling
Distributing agents for Flintkote roofing
Estimates cheerfully and carefully mane.
Woodard Lumber Co.
Corner Roberts and Dugas Streets.
Our Motto: ?
e System is Right.
ood or Skin Disease
is too late but Order
>sitive Remedy for
?Iood and Skin Diseases
unce this the Greatest Blood
placed on the Market,
ly for Every Disease
orrespondence Strictly Private.
Hot Springs. Arkansas,
Tanks and Towers
This is the season when every farm and every home
needs a private water system.
Let us sell you a tank, tower, and gasoline engine for
pumping the water fresh from your well. The cost of the
entire plant will not be great and you will never regret in
stalling. Think of the luxury of a bath room these hot
j summer days.
We have a full supply of pipe and fittings of all kinds.
Come in and let us figure with you.
A Good Drug Store.
It takes moro than a stock of
drugs and good intentions to make
a ?rood drug store. It requires an
intimate knowledge of weighing,
measuring and mixing, which comes
only after careful study and experi
ence. Your prescriptions will be
properly filled at our store. We
have every modern facility 3nd-we
Penn & Holstein.
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gle Mills, Engines, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
ble, Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts !
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS'
Gins and Press Repairs.
WE will have a large shipment ol' Furniture to arrive
this week, and in the lot are some beautiful Dressers,
Sideboards'and Buffets. Full supply of Chairs, Mat
tresesfand Springs in stork.
See our linc Porch Chairs.
Jones & Son.