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I wish there were some wonderful
Called the Land of Beginning Again,
Where all our mistakes and all our
And all of our poor foolish grief
Could be dropped;, like a shabby old
coat, at the door,
! And never put on again.
! We should find all the things we in
tended to do
But forgot and remembered too late,
I Little praises unspoken, little prom
And all of the thousand and one
' Little duties neglected that might
The day for one less fortunate.
Cold desserts may be made the day
before, an advantage when one/ has
but little help to
prepare the meal.
-Soak a table
spoonful and a half
of gelatin In three
cold water, dissolve
it in a cupful of
scalded milk. Put a tablespoonful of
grated chocolate, two tablespoonfuls
of sugar, a tablespoonful of boiling wa
ter into a cup and stand this in a pan
of hot water until the chocolate is
melted, then add the mixture to the
milk and gelatin. Whip a pint of cream
I until stiff, add to the first mixture,
blending all together well. Line a
mold with sponge cake or lady fingers
and just before the cream mixture sets
pour into the mold. Set in a cold
place until serving time, then turn on
to a fancy platter and decorate with
whipped cream and candied cherries.
Dip the mold in hot water and run a
thin-bladed knife between the mold
and the lady fingers before unmolding.
Fruit Nut Cream.-Whip a cupful
and a half of cream, add two table
spoonfuls of sugar, a half cupful of
chopped nuts, two tablespoonfuls of
minced candied orange or grapefruit
peel or other candied fruits. Serve in
sherbet cups lined with lady fingers.
Mince Meat.-Take a pound each of
raisins, suet, currants, half a pound
of orange peel and citron, one pound
of sugar, two pounds of apples, 1%
teaspoonfuls of mixed spices, a table
spoonful of salt, juice and grated rind
of two lemons, a cup of nut meats and
a cup of cider. Chop the suet fine and
mix all the ingredients together. The
nuts and apple should be chopped also.
Cover and set aside to ripen.
Cabbage sliced and seasoned with
salt, pepper and vinegar is a good
accompaniment for oysters.
Had I but heard
One breath of applause, one cheering
One cry of Courage! amid the strife.
So weighted for me with death or
How would it have nerved my soul to
Thro' the whirl of the coming Burge
THE VALUE OF LEMONS.
Lemons are one of the most useful
of fruits in our domestic economy.
Lemonade is an exceed
ingly wholesome drink.
A half a lemon squeezed
into a glass of water and
taken before breakfast
is a fine tonic. The ref
use left may be used to
remove stains from the
Lemon juice and sugar made very
thick is a great relief for a cough.
A baked lemon is excellent for
hoarseness and one often used by
singers and public speakers. Bake
the lemon like an apple, then squeeze
out the juice and add sugar to it
Hot lemonade will break up a cold
If taken at the start.
Lemon juice, glycerin and water
nakes a most healing lotion for
f The dark streaks on the neck may
be removed by rubbing lemon over
the neck night and morning.
Lemons rid the system of humors
and bile and leave no evil effects.
Weak, debilitated people sometimes
may be greatly benefited by free use
of them. Lemon juice should be di
luted with water or sweetened suffi
ciently to lessen the burning sensa
tion in the throat.
A most nourishing drink for an in
valid is a fresh egg well beaten, added
to a glass of strong lemonade.
The pulp of a lemon rubbed on the
roots of the hair will help to stop the
ordinary cases of falling hair.
Sore and tender feet may be re
lieved and often cured by the free
use of slices of lemon applied to the
feet at night. Salt sprinkled over the
lemon will cure chilblains; repeat for
For feverishness, roll a lemon until
soft, cut off the end and put into it as
much sugar as it will hold, then suck
Lemon jelly is a good dessert, or
combined with other fruits makes a
most delicious fruit salad. Gelatin
used in combination with lemon juice
ls a good way to introduce variety in
to the diot of a convalescent.
Charts for Commercial Geography.
Commercial geography as It is now
widely taught ia the public schools by
listing the various imports and ex
ports of countries and the products of
different cities fails to give a clear
Idea of the relative importance of the
materials listed. It frequently hap
pens that the second or third item
on a list may have only one tenth the
importance of the first Item. Because
the three names are given one afte?
the other, the pupil is quite likely to
consider the three items of equal im
portance, just as three persons may
be of different height, yet of about the
same importance. The graphic meth
od judiciously applied to school geog
raphy and to genera? commercial geog
raphy would make a tremendous dif
ference in the student's grasp of the
Supremlty of Business.
There never was a time in all his
tory when our national life has been
so interwoven in the transactions of
business representing as lt does the
basic principle of progress and per
manent success, and the sneer at com
mercialism pasbes when we discover
militarism only a cloak for it The
United States is proving to the world
how inconsequential are those things
which have been felt to be paramount
in the building up of a nation, such as
military power and frowning fortifi
cations along the border, for business
ls something that concerns individuals
and the home welfare, and requires no
apology in this day of glorified peace
ful industry, which is another name
for "Americanization."-"How's Busi
ness," Prominent Business Men, in Na
New Patron Saint
Polar explorers now have their pa
tron saint in the person of St. Chris
topher, whose medallion, presented by
Queen Alexandra of England, is affixed
to the Endurance. Not long ago the
equally modern profession of short
hand writers was similarly equipped.
They fixed upon St. Genest, who suf
fered martyrdom for refusing to tran
scribe an imperial decree. That is
an odd reason, but not more odd than
many which have weighed in other
transactions of the kind. The pa
tron saint of skaters is St. Ludwina,
who fell on the ice and sustained in
juries which she bore with exemplary
patience, and St. Cyril was long re
garded as the patron of Slavs on the
ground that he was "the apostle of
He was nine years old and practical,
and as he came home from Sunday
school the mystery of the Sunday
school lesson fell upon him. The les
son was about the three men cast
into the blazing furnace. The teacher
had made it very plain. Shadrach.
Meshach and Abednego were their
names, and by the power of faith they
had been rescued from the fiery pit
unharmed. The story was past all com
prehension. It was a miracle-an Old
Testament miracle. "Tell you what,
mother," he added, after explaining
the marvelous lesson the best he knew
how, "them was sure three asbestos
Digestion During Sleep.
Digestion goes on effectively during
sleep. The evening meal is digested
during the night. The midday meal,
especially when it is heavy, causes
drowsiness in some persons. The
proof that digestion is active in the
night is the fact that waste is gen
erally accumulated in the morning.
Furthermore, in the case of persons
who have died during the night, the
autopsy shows that digestion is fur
ther advanced the longer the period
intervening between the last meal and
death; from this fact the probable
time of death has been indicated at
The sexton was showing a holiday
party around the church, says the Man
chester Guardian, when someone
asked him if he feared a suffragette
attack. "I'd quite a turn the other
morning," said the sexton. "I see one
one of our ladies going in the church
with a 'ammer in 'er 'and. She turns
rund quite upset, and says, 'How dare
you think I'm going to break windows?
That Mrs. X-, who sits in my pew,
will use my hassock. I'm going to
nail it to the floor in my place.' And
Snake Farms In Tropics.
Two snake-infested countries, India
and Brazil, maintain "snake farms" at
whioh a scientific study of serpents is
being pursued. The venom from the
poisonous ones is extracted and made
into a serum for curing persone who
have been bitten. The Brazilian insti
tution, near Sao Paulo, is maintained
at an expense of $40,000 a year. Be
sides preparing serums the "snake
farm" tries to spread knowledge about
snakes and induce fanners not to kill
them indiscriminately.-The Outlook.
Danger in Overripe Clover.
Although crimson clover ie an ex
cellent forage plant and is eagerly
eaten by many animals, it is nearly
always fatal to horses and mules when
eaten in the full ripe stage. The rea
son for this is that as the clover
reaches maturity, the little hairs with
which it is covered become hard and
indigestible. On being eaten they form
into hard balls somewhere in the
digestive tract and cause a stoppage
which resists every known treatment
IT MME s HOME
Coyyritht 1909, by C. E. Zimmerman Co.-No. 14
F all the unhappy homes,
not one in a hundred has a bank
account and not one home in a hundred who has a
bank account is unhappy. It seems almost foolish to
put it off any longer, when it is such a simple, easy
matter to start a bank account.
BANE OF EDGEFIELD
OFFICERS : J. C. Sheppard, President; B. E. Nicholson, vice-President;
E. J. Mi ms, Cashier; J. H. Allen, Assistant Oashier.
DIRECTORS : J. C. Sheppard, Geo. W. Adams, Thoa. H. Rainsford, John
Rainsford, B. E. Nicholson, A. - S. Tompkins, C. C. Fuller, E. J. Mims, J. H.
B. B. RUSSELL, JR.
R. E. ALLEN
Ship Your Cotton to
RUSSELL & ALLEN
COTTON FACTORS AND COMMISSION
Liberal Advances Made on Cotton in Store
It takes little work and money to make your wag- I
?*/ ons and implements look better and last longer with
Plantation Wagon esd kplemsnt Paint
A weather-resisting paint especially made for use on plows,
harrows, wagons and all implement? where a bright gloss
finish is desired.
Pee Gee Carriage Paint
Ask us for
How to Paint
For painting and varnishing in one
a;- .HcaMon. carri?pee, buggies,
jijrch furniture, etc
To Lonesome Women !
"Are yon toing to Otc meeting ? " "la ru be ready waua yon emt."
Women living on farms and in rural districts
haven't time to seek and enjoy social pleasures.
Distances are too great-the work is too urgent.
Women grow lonesome and listless when robbed
of these pleasures.
The Rural Telephone
solves tlie problem. It enables women to talk with neigh
bors and friends and keep alive to the news of the day.
Our free booklet tells how you can have a telephone in
your home at small cost. Women living in the country
should write for it Address
. Farmers Line Department
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE
& TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Soutb Pryor St. Atlanta, Ga.
We have accepted the agency for the
Ford Automobiles for Edgefield County,
and will have constantly on hand a stock
of Touring Cars and Run-Abouts. Shall
be pleased to show them to those who
contemplate buying a car. The Ford
cars defy Edgefield's winter roads.
They are an All-the-Year-Round Car,
We will als? carry a full assortment of
all parts of the Ford cars, and can fill or
ders at our Garage without your having
to wait to get extra par. s by express.
Make your auto wants known to us, and
we will satisfy them on short notice and
at reasonable prices.
Auto and Repair Shop
Edgefield, South Carolina
Heart Disease Almost
Fatal to Young Girl
"My daughter, whan thlrteaa years
old, waa atricken with heart trouble.
Sha waa ao bad wa had to place her
bed near a window
ao she could trot
her breath. One
doctor aald, 'Poor
child, she is likely
i to fall dead any
time.' A friend
told mo Dr. Miles'
Heart Remedy htd
cured her father,
so I tried it, and
she began to im
prove. She took
a great many bot
tles, but she is
spared to me to
day, a fat rosy
cheeked girl. No one can Imagine the
confidence I have in Dr. Miles' Heart
Remedy." A. R. CANON, Worth, Mo.
The unbounded confidence Mr.
Canon has in Dr. Miles' Heart Rem
edy is shared by thousands of
others who know its value from
experience. Many heart disorders
yield to treatment, if the treatment
is right. If you are bothered with
short breath, fainting spells, swell
ing of feet or ankles, pains about
the heart and shoulder blades, pal
pitation, weak and hungry spells,
you should begin using Dr. Miles'
Heart Remedy at once. Profit by.
thc experience of others while you
Dr. Mftes' Heart Remedy ls sold and
guaranteed by all druggists.
MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind.
DR J.S. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE.
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
?? BETTERS AND KIDNEYS
should be "nipped ta the
d", for if allowed to run
unchecked, serious results
may follow. Numerous
cases of consumption, pneu
monia, and other fatal dis
eases, can be traced back to
a cold. At the first sign of a
cold, protect yourself by
thoroughly cleansing your
system with a few doses of
the old reliable,' vegetable
Mr. Chas. A. Ragland, o?
Madison Heights, Va., says:
"I have been using Thed
ford's Black-Draught for
stomach troubles, indiges
tion, and colds, and find it to
be the very best medicine 1
ever used, lt makes an old
man feel like a young one."
Insist on Thedford's, the
original and genuine. E-67
A. H. Corley, .
Appointments at Trenton