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ASCRIBE VALUE TO SMILE
Physicians Advise Patients to Prao
tlc? Good Humor 93 a Preserva
trve of Health.
There la aa interesting theory In
psychology known as the James-Langs
theory, after the psychologists, WU
liam James and C. G-. Lange.
This theory relates to the emotions,
and insists that, contrary to the popu
lar belief, the muscular and other
physical changes which accompany
the different emotions are actually
the causes rather than the effects of
these varying mental states.
That is, according to the James
Lange theory, instead of saying that
we weep because we grieve, we ought
to say that we grieve because we
weep. Similarly, we do not strike be
cause we are angry, we are angry be
cause we strike. And we do not run
because we are frightened, but we are
frightened because we run.
While few psychologists accept this
doctrine, all are agreed that there ls
a certain amount of truth in it, and
that it is entirely possible to produce
in oneself any specific emotion by ^1
tintarlly assuming the characteristic
physical expression of that emotion.
If any emotion can be produced by
deliberately adopting its distinctive
physical expression, it manifestly is
profitable to endeavor to produce in
this way the various emotions and
moods-joy, happiness, contentment
which are known to exert a favorable
influence over the whole organism.
Consequently it is not surprising to
find that many physicians who are
aware of this striking psycho-physio
logical fact are advising their patients
to practice smiling as an aid to the
preservation of health.
Smile even when you don't feel like
doing so. Soon you will find the sen
timents of joy, strength and courage
dominant in your heart.-H. Adding
ton Bruce in Kansas Gity Star.
POSSIBLE CAUSE OF DISTRESS
Tommy's Guess as to Alexander's
Spell of Weeping Showed He
The teacher was telling Ms class
about the conquest of Alexander the
Great. He made the tale a stirring
one, and at last reached the conquest !
of India. Wishing to impress the chil- !
dren, he said: "When Alevander had
conquered India, what do you think he
did? Do you think he gave a great
feast to celebrate his triumph? No; j
he sat down and wept!"
The children seemed to be a little I
disappointed at this childish exhibi
tion on the part of the hero; so the
teacher continued: "Now, why do
you think Alexander wept?" he asked.
Up went a little hand; but when its
owner saw lt was the only one in
"view, he hurriedly withdrew it.
"Come on now, Tommy," said the
teacher in Ms most persuasive voice,
"why do you think Alexander wept?"
"Please, sir," said Tommy hesitat
ingly, "perhaps he didn't know the
K^fany an unpleasant thing needs to I
be ?one in a pleasant way. Teachers, |
and parents, and people in business
life who are responsible for (he work
fit others must from time to time
apeak in criticism or point out how an ?
improvement can be made in the way
of doing things. Such a word of
criticism, or correction, or of sug
gested improvement can have the ef
fect of being either a shove down or
ft lift up. It can come to the one ad
dressed as a slap in the face, or as a
hearty grip of the hand. The word
can be spoken with a disarming smile
of reassurance, or a hard and discour
aging look of condemnation. And the
heartening, lifting, smiling word of ad
monition or suggestion brings a hun
dred per cent better response than '
the other sort; it gets the very results
that we are after, while the word that
antagonizes is liable to defeat the
whole,thing. Love is a paying prop
osition; unlove is a dead loss.
The Beast of Burden.
Professor Ward, social secretary of
the Methodist Episcopal church, in an
address In Indianapolis on "The De
mand for Leisure," said:
"Working hours should be judged
from* the standpoint of fatigue. Sta
tistics prove that the highest mortal
ity rate is invariably in the indus
trial sections because the Fest of these
workers is not commensurate with
their duties. A shorter workday is an
economic benefit to all. It means more
men, more machinery, higher stand
ards, increased demands, more produc
tion and the expansion of industries.
"The family life becomes a closed
book wfteif me ?nan returns horne dxsad
tired from his day's work. When he
reaches that stage he loses identity
as a man, rffisfoaird and father and be
comes the tfettst of burden."
FACTS FOR SUFFERERS.
Pain results from injury or con
gestion. Be it neuralgia, rheuma
tism, lumbago, neuritis, toothache,
sprain, bruise, sore stiff muscles or
whatever pain you have yields to
Sloan's Liniment-brings new fresh
blood, dissolves the congestion, re
lieves the injury, the circulation is
free and your pain leaves as if by
magic. The nature of its qualities
penetrate immediately to the pore
spot. Don't keep on suffering. Get
a bottle of Sloan's Liniment Use
it.' It means instant relief. Price
25c. and 50c. $1.00 bottle holds six
times as much as the 25c. size.-2
Live Stock Was Cheap In 1194.
The increased cou ot living, though
the Increase is by ?io means so great
as we might have expected, lends an
interest to a volume Just issued by
the Pipe Roll society. From the in
troduction one gathers an idea of
prices in 1194. Certain land was to
be stocked and a price for each class
of stock was fixed. Oxen figure at
four shillings, cows a shilling less.
Farm horses were also four shillings
a head, pigs were a shilling, and sheep
stood at sixpence. Incidentally the
book proves the antiquity of the fa
miliar fine of 40 shillings, for it re
cords its imposition as long ago as
1186 on one who had overthrown a
pillory.-London Chronicle. ,
THL COLDS OF MANKIND CURED BY
Have you ever gone through a
typical pine forest when you had a
cold? What a vigorous impulse it
sent! How you opened wide your
lungs to take in those invigorating
and mysterious qualities. Yes, Dr.
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey possesses
those stimulating qualities and over
comes harking coughs. The inner
lining of the throat is strengthened
in its attack against cold germs.
Every family needs a bottle con
stantly at hand. 25c.-2
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF EDGKFIELD.
By W. T. Kinnaird, Probate Judge:
Whereas, Clarence H. Wood
ward made suit to me, to grant him
Letters of Administration of the
Estate ana effects of William D.
Woodward, his father, and Mrs.
Amelia Woodward, his mother,
both deceased, and late of Edge
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said Wil
liam I). Woodward and Mrs.
Emelia Woodward deceased, that
they be and appes.r before me in
Court of Probate, to be held at
Ed??et?eld, C. H., S. C., in my of
fice on the 7th day of October 1915,
next, after publication thereof, at ll
o'clock in the forenoon, to 6how
cause, if any they have, why the
said Administration should not be
Oiven under my Hand, this 20th
day of September A. D., 1915.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
P. J. E. C.
Sept. 21, 1915--31.
DUE TO AN
INACTIVE LIVEE ,
Many of the troubles of life such
as headache, indigestion, constipa
tion and lack of energy are due to
GRIGSSY'S LIV-VER LAX is i
a natural, vegetable remedy that
will get the liver right and make
these troubles disappear. It has
none of the dangers or disagreeable
effects of calomel.
Get a 50c or ?1 bottle of this!
splendid remedy from your drug
gist today. Every bottle bears the
likeness of L. K. Grigsby, who
guarantees it through.
H NOTICE !
&g Write me and I will explain 1
how I was cured in four days |
feiS of a severe case of Pile of 40- 8
jjksjj years' standing without pain, I
knife or detention from busi- |
ness. No one need suffer from ?
jag this disease when this humane ?
Ipi? cure can be had right here in g
"<^t South Carolina,
?g R. M. JOSE, I
.?Sa Route 4. Lamar, S. C. &
A white boy, Harry Burton,
sometimes called Harry Bogus, left
my home September 3. Any in
formation concerning him will be
ap predated. He is 12 years of age,
has dark bair and brown eyes, small
for his age. Anybody who has |
seen him will please write me.
W. H. BURTON,
Pleasant Lane, S. C.
I take this means of informing
the public that I have installed a
grist mill at my farm, and can grind
hominy, graham flour and meal.
Grind da\s Tuesdays and Satur
F. F. RAINS FORD.
The mintjmakes it and under the terms
of the CONTINENTAL MORTGAGE
COMPANY you c?n secure it at 6 per
cent, for any legal purpose on approved
real estate. Terms easy, tell us your
wants and we will co-operate with you.
908-9 MUNSEY BLDG.,
A CLOGGED SYSTEM NEEDS ATTEN
Are you bilious, dizzy and list
less? Dr. King's New Life Pills
taken at once seizes upon constipa
tion and starts the bowels moving
naturally and easily. Moreover it
acts without griping. Neglect of a
clogged system often leads to most
serious complications. Poisonous
matters and a body poorly function
ing need immediate attention. If
you wish to wake up to-morrow
morning happy in mind and entire
ly satisfied, start your treatment to
night. 25c. a bottle.-2
We wish to am
now ready to be?
Have over-hauled o
have it in No. 1 si
the public to good
gin your cotton, bi
market price, and
hulls as cheap as ai
let us serve you.
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The NEW PER]
like gas, r?gul?t
cooks like gas. 1
fort with keros?n
comes a fireless c
pulling a damper
to show you the
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ing oven; also the
plenty of hot wat
independent of tl
to obtain the b<
Washington, D. C (New J
Norfolk, Va. (BALTU
The next regular teachers' exami
nation will be held at Edgefield
Friday, October first. White ap
plicants will report at court house;
colored applicants at Macedonia
W. W. FULLER,
Co. Supt. Education.
?Hiiifui ? MU ,v<?oy 'HOfiO.' }??l i ZTi>.
uttMag m*? ??mf, jig
lounce that we are
^in ginning cotton,
ur ginnery, and now
?ape, and can serve
advantage. Let us
xy your seed at the
sell you meal and
ny one. Come and
)n Mills Compy
L. C?ippard, Manager
coal stove this
)N Oil Cook
an and does
dgery of the
es like gas, and
t's gas stove com
An oven that be
zooker merely by
. Ask your dealer
ith fireless cook
ER. It gives you
er, yet leaves you
ie hot, sooty coal
est results in oil
;rs and Lamps.
teraey) Charlotte, N. C.
MORE) Charleston, W. Va.
Charleston S. C.
I wish to call attention to the
Star line of pianos for which I am
the representative. They consist of
the Star, the Trayser, the Rich
mond and the Remington Pianos.
The Star Piano Company manufac
tures all of the parts which go into
each piano. There are twenty-two
buildings required for the factory's
equipment. Tnese pianos are used
in over four hundred schools and
colleges in the United States. The
workmanship is the highest, and all
instruments are fully guaranteed.
Sold on terms of easy payment by
? J. C. LEE, President
F. E. Gibson, Sec. and Treas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to build, remode1 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,
iath, pine an d cypress shingles, flooring, ceiling
Distributing agents for Fhntkote roofing
Estimates cheerfully and carefully mane.
. Woodard Lumber Go.
Corner Roberts and Dugas Streets,
Our Motto: S
Have lasted Z8years, Stormproof
and Fireproof all the while
Use ihem and do away with '
THE DURABLE RO
For Sale by
STEWART & KERNAGHAN
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Feeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
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See our representative, C. E. May.