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'MACHINERY POR ROAD WORK
After One Passage Over Poorly Built
Roadway Surface ls in Condition
I for Use.
There has been put to work on the
roads in the vicinity of Philadelphia,
a new and interesting piece of road
jinaklng machinery, which ls attracting
j attention because It performs several
(Operations at once. After one passage
'over a poorly-built or worn-out piece
let roadway, the surface has been
planed, scarified, rolled and left in
?good condition for use. The "once
jover" is all that is necessary at the
?time. If a roadway is treated by this
?machine two or three times at inter
nals during the early part of the sea
?Bon lt is In reasonably good shape
,for months of service.
The machine, necessarily heavy,
iweighs about 1S.000 pounds. It is
;drawn by a traction engine of from
?25 to 40 horsepower, according to
?the character of the work to be per
jformed. There are two low-hanging
Two Treatments of Roadway During
Season Keep lt In Excellent Condi
"blades on either side; as the machine
passes along, these scrape off the sur
face of the road at the sides, bringing
the loose earth to the center. The
jscarifier cuts off the I -unlocks in the
.center of the grade, which is then
packed down hard by the action of
.the roller. A feature of the roller's
.work is that the crown of the road Is
fis nicely rounded as If done by hand.
Drainage is essential in road main
tenance, but lt ls impossible where
there is a thick growth of vegetation
fit the sides of the road. Three trips
over the road during the spring and
?arly summer not only place It In good
?condition, but keep down this vegeta
tion for the entire summer.
The apparatus will make a roadway
jSO feet wide or may be adjusted to
one-hiilf that width. While its work
is most effective In rejuvenating an
old road it may also be used for build
ing new roads in connection with an
ordinary tractor-blade grader.-Popu
lar Science Monthly.
ROLLER MADE OF OLD BOILER
Weight of Iron Contrivance Sufficient
to Pack Very Loose Soil to Make
One of the old-style boilers without
tan attached firebox, or an upright one,
snakes a fins road roller. In building
roads in a southern state, one of these
boilers was used. A hole was drilled
Boiler Used as Road Roller.
through the center of each head, and a
?haft run through them, the ends being
-ased for hauling it over the roadway
by means of a special-built frame and
tongue for a team of horses. The heft
of the boiler was sufficient to pack
very loose soil to make a solid road
PROFITS IN ROAD DRAGGING
Transportation to Market ls Cheap
ened and Strain on Horses Re
duced-Also Save Time.
Good roads save money, because:
They cheapen transportation to the
They reduce the drain upon capital
Invested in horses.
They prevent waste of time, and
"time is money."
They add to the Joy of living, and
Joy adds to the effectiveness of life.
.LIQUID MANURE IS VALUABLE:
Fertilizer Worth About $30 Yearly,
Based on Elements Contained
Usually Total Loss.
A dairy cow weighing 1,000 pounds
.voids about 12 tons of solid and liquid
manure in a year, worth on the basis
of the elements of fertility contained
about ?30. The liquid manure Is worth
60 per cent of the whole, and is usual
a total lpss. _
I By ELLIS DICKSON.
"If I had known about Jane Law
rence I never would have become pres
ident of the board of managers of
SL Prisca's home. But then how was
I to know? But .if I had known of the
case of Jane Lawrence I really couldn't
have" done it. I have actually stayed
awake nights over it. And thiB after
noon, when I ought to be spending all
my time at the tailor's and dressmak
er's, I have to have a board meeting
here just to discuss the matter."
Mrs. Stoddington had been sitting
for fully ten minutes before she began
her complaint, at the little spindle
legged desk in her study.
Tom Blaine, younger by ten years,
was sitting impatiently waiting at her
side. Besides being the wealthy wid
ow's only brother, he was her attorney.
"The trouble with Jane, Tom, is sim
ply this: She is very pretty. Not
just rather pretty, but dangerously,
absurdly pretty, and a girl in an in
stitution of that, sort really has no
right to be pretty.
"Whatever are we going to do? She
ls only eighteen now and she has not
left the home, but in a month she must
i begin to go out to earn her living.
"For several years we have realized
that Jane was different from the other
children in the home. She is really a
beauty. The matron has been wonder
ful, too. She has done all she could
to keep the girl from realizing. When
the other girls have had pretty hair
ribbons Jane has had none, and she
has been made to brush her hair as
plainly as possible. When the other
girls have gene on excursions Jane
has been kept at home. In her lit
tle room the matron even took down
the mirror so she would not be tempt
ed to be vain. Still the girl seems to
crave pleasure, still she seems to be
at heart quite a coquette. If we could
only get her married off to seme hon
est, hard-working person who would
give her a heme with plenty of work
she would be all right."
If Tom fek any special Interest In
the case of the little orphan girl ha
did not show it
"To begin with," he said in his most
professional tone, "you have gone
about it in the worst possible way. It
doesn't take a lawyer or a deep stu
dent cf human nature to tell you that
the best, way to arouse a girl's in
terest in pretty things is to deprive
her of them."
Tom paused for a moment and
thought. "Here's my remedy," he re
sumed. "Call off this board meeting
this afternoon. Then give the girl a
real taste of happiness. If she is well
behaved invite her to your own home,'
treat ner as you would a guest, pro
vide her with a few pretty clothes and
take her about with you. Let her see
the normal side of life. Let her real
ize that a woman can be pretty and at
tractive without being a sinner."
It was two weeks later, and Mrs.
Stoddington was again seated before
her spindle-legged desk. Tom again
sat before her in apparent impatience.
"That plan is a failure, just as I
thought it would be," she began. "Why
I ever thought you could advise me in
the case of young orphan girls is quite
beyond me. Oh, yes, she was very
sweet and lovely for a while and all
my friends declared she was beautiful,
and two or three of the bachelors who
never look at a debutante suddenly dis
covered a decided fondness for my
drawing-room chairs-I needn't tell
you that for you are much In tho same
boat yourself. There was nothing in
the least blt forward about her though.
She was aa sweet as a girl of our own
class-and then suddenly she went off
yesterday. And at the teatime she
came in smiling and refused to tell
me where she had been. She ls up
stairs in her room now. I am going
to have her packed up tomorrow sent
back to St Prisca's. It ls really too
disgraceful. Gone a whole day and
won't tell where she went! Tom, it is
all your fault."
Tom drew his chair closer to that of
his sister and this time showed evi
dent interest in the case of the little
"Suppose I could tell you where
the girl was yesterday. Suppose I
could prove to you that she left the
house on an expedition to find the one
to whom she felt indebted for her little
fling in the world of normal pleasure
and happiness. I believe Ehe did ask
you who lt was and you told her. And
then, of course, suppose you knew that
that humble benefactor, quite in spite
of himself, persuaded the girl to have
luncheon with him downtown, and
then sent her home with a promise not
to tell where she had been, would you
blame her very much ? I thought that
I might explain it more easily than she
Tom had risen, as if to go, but of
course, he had no such intention, for
he had not yet seen the little girl in
question that day.
"You know your idea was a good
one, perhapa even better than mine,"
he told his sister. "You know you
said you would feel your task complete
when you had seen her married to
some honest, hard-working person. I
am quite sure that I am hard-working
and, in spite of my profession, I make
certain claims to honesty. It is a rath
er hasty decision, but I have gained
Jane's consent. We are Just waiting
for your permission."
(Copyright, 1916. by the McClure Newspa
An electrically-lighted crosB revolves
on top of a San Francisco steeple.
Romance Is Spoiled.
There is a mound of earth In St
Paul's church, at New York, that is
overgrown with long, coarse grass and
looks like an unkempt, unmarked
grave. Groups of young women from
office buildings gather in that quiet
part of the churchyard every day at
the noon hour to eat their lunches.
Among these regular frequenters of
the place there has been much specula
tion as to the meaning of this new
grave and why it should be so neg
lected. All sorts of romantic stories
have been woven about it by the Im
aginative tales of family feuds, disap
pointed love and the like. Yesterday
a workman wheeled a barrow up to
this mound and began shoveling some
of lt In to cart It away. There was ex
citement immediately among the
luncheon parties. "Whose tomb Is
this?" asked one of the lunchers.
breathlessly. The man looked puzzled
for a moment and then grinned. "This
ain't no grave, miss," he answered.
"This ls just a heap of mold that we
use to fill up any place that caves In."
And thus a romance was spoiled.
Removing Dents From Furniture.
When wood ls badly dented or
scratched, lt ls often a problem to
know how to get rid of the marks.
This is quite easy If the following
plan is adopted: First of all, fold a
piece of blotting paper at least four
times; then saturate with water,,
finally allowing the superfluous mois
ture to drip away. Now heat' a flat
iron until lt ls about the warmth re
quired for laundry work. Place the
damp blotting paper over the dent and
press firmly with the Iron. As soon
as the paper dries examine the mark.
It will then be found that the cavity
has filled up to a surprising extent.
Where the dent Is very deep a second,
or even a third, application on the
lines indicated might be tried. Sooner
or later even serious depressions can
be drawn up. and most people who
have not tried this plan will be sur
prised at the result of the treatment
Giraffes Destroy Telegraphs.
A campaign is being waged against
giraffes, which have been destroying
our telegraphs by scratching their
necks on the wire, says an East Afri
can correspondent. These beautiful
creatures, which habitually feed on
the leaves of the acacia, stripping lt of
its leaves as high as their long necks
and prehensile tongues can reach, rare
ly resist such attractions, andras many
j of the telegraph posts in the protec
torate sprout with leaves each spring,
their temptation is easily understood.
The giraffe has long enjoyed special
protection in British territory. It ls
altogether taboo to the sportsman In
several provinces of British East Afri
ca, notably round Fort Hall and Mount
Kenia, und even elsewhere^jjfrspecial
license tb kill a bull costs, teC^o?nds.
Jefferson's Mammoth Cheese.
On the Fourth of July In Jefferson's
time, after the levee at the White
House, lt was the custom for officials
and others to gather at one of the tav
erns where toasts were given and an
swered until the reputation of the
landlord's house had been sustained.
At one of these Independence day ban
quets held nt Stelle's tavern in the
early part of the nineteenth century 18
toasts were made and to each toast 18
guns were fired. President Jefferson
sent over from the White House a
goodly piece of his mammoth cheese
which admirers in Cheshire, Mass.,
had sent to him and which had to be
taken to the White House on a dray
drawn by six horses.
Laugh Is Effective Weapon.
An optimist, a woman who has the
best of reasons to regard fate unkind
ly, has found a laugh the best weapon
with which to meet calamity. She
laughs when a blt of china, dear to her
heart, comes to grief, and can even
achieve something like a laugh when
she learns of the treachery of a friend.
Her optimism ls the sole hold she has
on life, for unusual nerve strain would
shorten her life if it did not result in
immediate death. The difficulty of
achieving philosophy under better con
ditions Is beyond some of us, and here
Is a woman who has had the courage
to laugh In the face of circumstances
that might well leave her sore and
Business Based on Service.
Modern business Is built np largely
on guaranties. People don't trade with
folks they can't trust That business
ls getting freer from traps and hooks
is due largely to guaranties, some of
which assure you of satisfaction or
youriuoney back. Others promise long
continued service and frea repairs,
while others give a free trial till you
make up your mind you want to buy.
The Idea Is to help you get your full
money's worth and to make you feel
safe in buying an article on which you
are not fully posted, but which you
want if It suits you.-Farm and Fire
Bloodhound Not Fierce.
No real reason exists for the com
mon belief that the bloodhound ls a
fierce animal, ready to tear the per
son whom lt may be tracking to piecaa.
It is, on the contrary, rather noted for
ita gentleness, even seeming timid, un
less specially trained to attack. The
origin of the breed, according to
Count Le CouteUlx de Canteleu, an au
thority on the subject Is from St
Hubert of St. Hubert's abbey In the
Ardennes. It dates from the earliest
ages, and the breed certainly existed
ia the tt?ne of the Gauls.
Peach Tree Borer-Fall Time
to Fight lt.
The peach tree borer lives most
of its life as a worm embedded be
neath the bark of the tree, usually
just below the surface of the soil.
Here it starts as a very small worm
eating away the life of the tree,
getting larger and larger until it
undergoes a change into a pupa
and then moth, which lays eggs for
more worms to carry on their de
structive work on the peach trees.
The moths lay the eggs on the
trunk and branches of the trees du
ring the summer-most of the eggs
being laid during July, August and
The eggs hatch in from 10 to 15
days and enter the tree. By frost
all the eggs have hatched that will
hatch. At frost time the w?.?rms
are small, and all that will enter
until another summer, have bored
into the trees. This is the best
time to fight them.
Draw the soil away from the
trunk ot the tree to a depth of four
inches or until the roots are expos
ed. Search for the entering holes.
With a sharp knife follow these
holes until the worms are found,
and then kill them. The borer
holes can be found by observing the
presence of a thick sap-gummy
like in appearance. This sap has
come from the tree because of the
borer's injury. There may be a
number of borers in a single tree.
The worker should get them all be
fore leaving the tree. A small white
worm is often found in the sap.
This is not the peach borer and it
does no damage to the tree, but
lives on the sap.
Peach tree borers do a great deal
of damage and many people have
lost heart in the growing of fruits
because of tbem. . The question
may be asked, "Why let such a
little thing as a peach tree borer
get the best of one?--J. W. Firor,
Georgia ??tate College of Agricul
CONSTIPATION DULLS YOUR BRAIN
That dull, listless, oppressed feel
ing is due to impurities in your sys
tem, sluggish liver, clogged intes
tines. Dr. King's New Life Pills
give prompt relief. A mild, easy,
non-griping bowel movement will
tone up your system and help to
clear your muddy, pimply complex
ion. Get a bottle of Dr. King's
New Life Pills to-day at your drug
gist, 25 cents. A dose to-night will
make you cheerful at breakfast.
The Royal Palm, a train running
out of Palm Beach, Florida, was
boarded by robbers, who ordered
the passengers to line up on each
side of the aisle of the coach with
their hands held high over their
beads. The robbers then passed
down the aisles, taking the money,
watches, jewelry, etc., from the pas
sengers. There were two Jews lined
up side by side, and when it came
their turn to be searched Ikey look
ed up in the robber's face and said:
"Mister Robber, viii you do me von
"Yes, said the robber, but be
quick What is it?"
"May I put my hand in my pock
et?" asked Ikey.
"Yes, said the robber, but no
monkey business: Iv'e got my gun
Ikey thereupon put bis hand in
his pocket and pulled out a roll of
bills and taking off two twenties and
a ten, turned to Jakey, who stood
trembling at his side, with the re
mark, "Jakey, here iss dot fifty
dollars I borrowed from you yester
CAN'T LOSE HAIR.
Twenty Years from Today a Baldhead
ed Man Will be an Unusual Sight.
One of the most prominent druggists
of America made a statement a few
weeks ago which has caused a great
deal of discussion among the scentists
in the medical press.
He said: "If the new hair grower,
Mildredina Hair Remedy, increases its
sales as it has during the past year, it
will be used by nearly every man, wo
man and child in America within eight
"When Mildredina Hair Remedy is
used almost universally, dandruff will
disappear and with its departure bald
ness, itching scalp, spliting hair and
all scalp diseases will follow and twen
ty years from a now a bald head will
be a rarity. ' '
There is only one way to cure dan
druff, and that is to kill the germs.
There is only one hair preparation that
will kill the germs and that is Mildred
ina Hair Remedy. This unusual hair
restorer with its record of thousands
of cures will grow hair on any head
where there is any life left; it cures
dandruff, stops falling hair ?and itching
of/ the scalp in three weeks or money
It is the most pleasant and invigora
ting tonic, is not sticky, or greasy and
is used extensively by ladies of refine
ment who desire to have and to keep
their hair soft, lustrous and luxuriant
Fifty cents for a large bottle druggists
everywhere. Mail orders filled by Mil
dred Louise Co., Boston, Mass.
CUT THIS OUT-FREE to show how
quickly Mildredina Hair Remedy acts,
we will send a large sample free by re
turn mail to anyone who sends this
Coupon to Mildred Louise .Co., Boston,
Mass., with their name and address
and ten cents in silver or stamps to
Long-Term Loans to Farmers a Specialty.
Your farm land accepted as security WITHOUT ENDORSER or
other COLLATERAL. Unlimited funds immediately available in de
nominations of Three Hundred and up. Established 1892.
JAMES FRANK & SON, Augasta, Ga.
?gi) New shipment of beautiful
just received-all of the popular tints in papei
LARGE ASSORTMENT OF
Perfumery, Toilet Water, etc.
FROM THE LEADING MANUFACTURERS
THE FARMERS BANK OF EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Capital and Surplus Profits
Total Assets Over- - - .
STATE, COUNTY AND TOWN DEPOSITORY
Does a General Banking Business. Offers its Services to^You as a Safe
Guardian and De^jsitory for*,Your Money.
Invest in One of Our Certificates, of Depor ".- Bearing Interest.
It is a better investment for you than a .nortgage of real estate.
You do not have ?to consult an attorney about titles. It does not shrink
in value like lanes and houses. You do not have tojinsure against fire.
Finally you do not have to employ an attorney to foreclose to get your
money. You cari get your interest and principal the day it falls due.
Safety is the First Consideration in Placing Your Earnings.
ARRINGT0N BROS. & CO.
.? Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
??ly See our representative, C. E. May.
Hale of land in Edge
By virtue of a deed of trust
made to us by E. C. Lassiter,
and Mrs. A. L. Bird, recorded in
the Clerk of Court's office for Edge
field County S. C., in Book twenty
ty-five (25), page two hundred and
fifty-five (255), we will sell at public
outcry to the highest bidder for
cash (if not sooner sold at private
sale) at Edgefield. S. C., on salesday
in October next (1916), the real es
tate herein-after described, the pur
chaser or purchasers to pay extra
for stamps and papers. We will
sell the land as a whole or cut up
same into as many tracts as we
deem best and sell the tracts sepa
The land is described in said deed
All that piece, parcel or tract of
land situate in the County of Edge
field, State aforesaid, containing
777.7 acres, more or less, being all
of the 1613 acres of land in said
County and State, hereinafter de
scribed, except 835.3 acres, more or
less, conveyed to Mrs. Elizabeth L.
Sparks and Alkethea Sparks by
deed dated December 13th, 1913,
recorded in Clerk of Court's offioe
for Edgefield County, S. C., in
Book --, page-. A fuller de
scription of the 1613 acres of land
"That certain tract or parcelo
land situate and being in the Coun
ty of Edgefield and the State of
South Carolina, formerly owned by
Mrs. E. A. Talbert containing 1613
acres, more or less, bounded by
lands of T. W. Morton, - Cart
ledge, W. J. Talbert, -- Price,
lots 12 and 15 of the Talbert lands
and others, and is made up of the
following lots or parcels; Lot No. 1.
Burton Tract 130 acres; Lot No. 2
Burton Tract 126 acres; Lot No. 1
Talbert Tract 250 acres; Fox Mill
Tract 85 acres; Lot No. 2 Talbert
82 acres; Lot No. 3 Talbert tract
70 acres; lot No. 4 Talbert Tract 76
acres; Lot No. 5 Talbert Tract 116
acres; Lot No. 6. Talbert Tract 101
aores; Lot No. 7 Talbert Tract 95
acres; Lot No. 10 Talbert Tract 91
acres; Lot No. ll Talbert Tract 100
acres; Tract No. 14 Talbert Tract
115 acres, all of which tracts or
parcels are shown by a plat of W.
H. Yelldel made for the Scottish
American Mortgage Company, and
is the same land, conveyed to the
McCormick Land and Lumber Com
ber Company by said Scottish
American Mortgage Company, and
conveyed by McCormick Land and
Lumber Company to R. Frank Hall,,
and by R. Frank Hall conveyed to
H. S. Williamson and E. C. Lassi
ter. Reference to said The McCor
mick Land and Lumber Company
deed is craved for a fuller and
further description of the lands
M. L. BONHAM,
G. CULLAN SULLIVAN,
Aug. 1916. Trustees.
Fresh Turnip Seed.
Let us supply you with turnip
seed. We have just received our first
shipment of ruta baga and all the
popular varieties of turnip seed di
rect from the celebrated Buist farm.
They are the kind that always ger
minate and give entire satisfaction.
Penn & Holstein.
E. J. NORRIS
Licensed agent for four good li
censed Fire companies-one of them
the largest represented in Edgefield.
Best service with appreciation of: