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H THE HAPPY HEROINE.
H The Cheerful Women Win Success th
K The Reader.
There is a slender little gray vol
lime, a year or so old, to bo bough
* for .12 copper pennies, but worth ;
"hannual gold mine and found in te:
and sugar," as Miggs said of sonic
thing else. It contains the gospel o
Cheerfulness, as preached by liobcr
Louis Stevenson, who was 0110 of th
bravo poor tilings, ir ever there wa
The title of tlie nook is simpl,
"Prayers," which is, in one way, nil
fortunate. We are all rather apt t
look on prayers as spiritual com
positions which apply to our suere
and elevated moments, when we ar
aspiring to the heights, and trying t
see into heaven. Few of us have tim
for a life of divine contemplatioi
like that of St. Francis, and the pray
ers of our church, or any other, ar
nearly all designed for great crises, o
the events of the church's year. Tlier
arc some beautiful exceptions, but
do not think that tin? majority of u
find in the exalted beauties of th
prayer book the inti?ia(c help for e\
ery day which would often be so wel
/ - When Stevenson's health banishe
him to Samoa, his household was con
posed of persons of many religion:
from savagery upwards. To rea
psw'evs, dally, and yet offend n<
body's prejudices svas difficult, s
Stevenson wrote his own prayer:
They are such that all men inigli
meet in their eonir.r-n aspirationMohammadan,
savage, even atheist?for they are a
directed to an undefined Supreme. Be
inn", and they all have to do with th
conduct <>l our daily life. Above a
things, they pray for checrfulnes:
What he elsewhere called his "gren
task of happiness," Stevenson comc
back to again and again. In fact, li
may be said to hammer it in. Cheei
fulness, cheerfulness, cheerfulness'?i
all its forms, as gaiety, as good-ln
mor, as serenity, as endurance r
pain?he never leaves this note in
sounded, he was an apostle of checi
fulness himself, 'lie <as exiled, i
pain, dying far from his country, eoi
scions that he was the cause of exi
ing others; but he never neglected hi
task of happiness. ''Give us gaiet
and courage, and the quiet mind;
"Help us to play the man, help us t
perform our petty round of irritatin
concerns and duties with laughtc
and kind faces, let ehecrfulne?
abound with industry;" "Give n
to awake with smiles, to labor smf
ing;" "Help us with the grace o
courage;" "fall us up with mornin
faces and with morning hearts ....
eager to be happy."
I am afraid cheerPidness is not on
of the things for which most wome
pray. The cheerful women tak
their gaiety as a matter of cours*
and the sad ones only too often loo
on their sadness as a temperament!
affair which is rather to their credi
as proving their superior sensibility
"How can T be happy when there i
so much misery in the world," is
very false argument. "Why should
add sadness to 1110 sorrowful world?
is far better. The voman with a di<
appointing husband, an invalid ehih
an unsatisfactory enviromnent. <
nnv other lasting cross, loo often n
dul-jes unnecessarily in sadness an
oven in pessimism.
S!ie let.- herself go without a slrou
effort. and the reason is thai we ei
o.iv beimr sad. The majority of w<
men are sentimental and morbid, ui
It- - Ihev keep a watch on theinselve
Ti:ey find it easy to be sad, and nc
disagreeable, if they would only a<
mil this. They prefer drifting wit
the current to struggling against i
If they would only Tiegin to struggl
Ihev would find out what a wondei
fnl exercise pulling against the ti<l
is; how good for the health, ho'
glowing and Pint*. \Vith every strok
it becomes easier, loo, because pra<
tice makes perfect. Tt may soun
easy to recommend people with soi
rows to be cheerful, hut it is not ei
joining the impossible.
There are very few women wli
have not the makings of a heroine i
them; very few who could not ai
swer to the call on their slumberin
powers, if they would only give tli
Think of the English women in Ii
dia during the mutiny. Many c
them were petted creatures who ha
lived in silk and ro.te leave all thei
lives. 01 hers were newly tuarrie
girls fresh from home, and expcc
ing all the dainty attentions due t
brides. Others, again, were undei
going the delicacy and suffering dm
in<_' wlii'h mosl expectant mot hoi
give themselves leav.? ro bo nneerlai
in -oirits. And what a record the
.'.ve left! Indeed I Hey were "brav
in peril, constant in tribulation . .
and in all changes of fortune, an
down the yules of death, loyal, and
loving to one another. They even bore
e suspense cheerfully and with courage..
No woman can cro more.
The same thing Is true of the
Englishwomen in Mafeking and
" Ladysmith. There are innumerable
t other instances, in which some wo11
man who has lived an ordinary life
without special preparation for he
roic adventures has proved herself 11
f heroine. It is nil a question of askt
ing and having. If we ask oursleves,
e earnestly enough, to be cheerful uns
der worry and gay in disappointment,
we shall be. The fault lies in
>' our waiting for cannon and warfare
l" and pressing danger before asking
l> this of ourselves. tf a woman can
be a heroine, let her be it all the
d time. Buskin said Hud when things
^ were fearfully annoying, and we
o wore desperately tempted to lose our
0 tempers, we ought to feel as proud
as is a soldier who has been given a
specially difficult post to hold.
e Making the best of things is not
r an easy thing. Marx Tapley was a
? professional optimist, and lie found
1 his career rather difficult at times.
s Hut it is a pleasant profession; one
that rewards ils followers very highlv.
and one which has far more cfl
feet on others than we can possibly
estimate. When we meet a sunny
d face in tlie street, it cast on us like a
i~ light in a darkening room. When I
n remember lu>w often it lias been
d shown what wondeis women can be
?- emergency, il seems quite dreadful to
? see the dull faces lUey show to the
everyday world. If we could only
d remember to say to ourselves in
household cares, or in strains on our
'> temper, or in those long-drawn-out
11 sorrows which are so difficult to bear,
?? ",riVe us gaiety, and courage, and
c the quiet mind," we should find that
11 the very sound of r.'ie words was a
help. Our * 'great task of happid
ness" is ours in the long, dull patches
quite as much as in the great mom^
cuts. Stevenson was right to liammer
it. riieerfulnoss is a great
u tiling, and it does more for the higlier
moralilv than sa<l people think.
d No more charming thins; was ever
said of a woman than that "She
made a sunshine in a shady place."
11 ' Pearl,
' "Fellow was raising bees back in
the foothill country" remarked
Frank 11, Short of Fresno. "Plenty
^ of sagebrush; sage makes clear, de^
lieious honey. Got. in a row with a
neighbor, shot his dog; said its barking
annoyed his queen bees. NcighI
bor waited a whole year to get even,
~ ploughed up a big path, planted wild
mustard; grew fine. P.ees thick on
mustard flowers. Mustard makes hitter
honey. Like to ruim^l the bee
man's sales. Rce farmer came to me,
? wanted to sue for damages. "What
II can T do?" ho asked.
G " 'Nothing,' I said. 'He has a right
5> to grow mustard on his own land.'
'Well,' he said, 'I'll get soim,
ll scheme to annoy him.'
"So lie got a cornet; used to sit up
)' from midnight till 4 in the morning
1S practicing. 'Wearing of the Green;
n Fellow with the mustard was an Ei?T
glislimaii; stood it for three weeks;
went out with scythe and cut down
all his mustard. They've been good
' friends ever since."?San Francisco
iv Some years ago, says Represent a
live ( ham)) ('ark, he was dialling
with a nuinher of senators from the
south in the senate cloak room, when
s Puller of South Carolina, whom
^ Clark then saw for the first time,
came in. After introduction to sevoral
new senators and representaj.
tives Senator Puller exchanged a
|0 tew remarks with them and then left
Ic One of the Mississippi senators
w turned to Clark, saying: "To look at
0 Puller you'd never suspect he wore a
wooden leg, would you?"
^ "No!" exclaimed Mr. Clark, surprised.
"Fuel!" continued the other.
"Butler was an officer in the Con fedo
crate army, as you know. Ft was not.
n long before he had a leg shot off.
i- Before leaving hospital he was supg
plied with an artificial leg. Kventnalie
lv he again went to the front, and
I his time a bit of shell blew his art ii
ficial member lo pieces. Just think,
>f Clark," reflectively added the scnad
tor, "li Puller had been a Fnion
ir officer he would be drawing a doubd
le pension from the government.''
[- Philadelphia Ledger.
r- Delia?Yc can get a suit just like
s your misses' velvet wan for I in doln
lars in P.argain Brown Profilers,
y Xornh?^os, an' T can gol wan fur
e nut liin by f idling me misses about
. Ihe wan in Bargain Brown Brothers,
d ?Harper's Weekly.
Death Was On His Heels. NO
Jesse P. Morris of Skippers, Ya,. I
had a close call in (lie spring of 1900. ma
lie says: "An attack of pneumonia tor
left me so weak and with such a fear- cen
ful cough that mv friends declared Pr<
consumption hrul me, and death was On:
on my heels. Then T was persuaded at
to try Dr. King's New Discovery. It dia
helped me immediately, and after for
taking two and a half bottles I was tor
a well man again. I found out that i
New Discovery is the best remedy sai
for coughs and lung disease in all tes
the world." Sold under guarantee Bit
at W. E. Pelhain and Sonos drug sai
Store. 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle sai
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CRED
All persons indebted to the estate NC
of John R. Atchinson, deceased, will
make immediate settlement with the >
undersigned, or his attorney, Eugene me
S. Blcasc, Newberry, S. C., and all I '
persons holding claims against the est
said estate will present the same, of
duly attested according to law, to Tu
the undersigned or the said attorney.
John C. Hill, tIk
Qualified Administrator, soi
0-18-31. Kinards, S. C. pei
TRESPASS NOTICE. ed
All persons are hereby notified and sot
warned not to trespass upon the lands py
of the undersigned by hunting, fishing
or in any manner whatsoever.
Mrs. J. A. Henderson.
DELINQUENT TAX NOTICE.
Those persons who have not yet Or
paid their delinquent State and conn- aci
tv taxes are earnestly requested t<i cai
give this matter their attention at
once, as I desire to close my books
and make settlement with the county
M. M. Buford, SlierifT. eu
Newberry, S. C. Dj
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
AND APPLICATION FOR DIS- !
The undersigned will moke his final
return and settlement of Ihe estate of La
Mrs. Martha Caroline Caldwell, de- f<>
ceased, before Hon. F. M. Schumpcrt, tei
probate judge for Newberry county,
S. C., on Friday, the twenty-fourth
day of July, 1008, at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon, and immediately thereafter
will apply to the said probate judge
for his discharge as executor of the
: will of the said deceased. gc
J. F. J. Caldwell,
NOTICE OF SALE. tle
Unless the following stocks and |j,
chose are disposed of at private sale
prior to the day hereinafter named, (C(
T will sell, at public auction, to the s],
highest bidder, at the court house j)0
steps, at Newberry, S. C., for cash, on 0S|
i Monday, the Otli day of July, 1008, vj(
I at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, or
thirteen (13) shares of the capital gc
stock of the Commercial Bank of j0
Newberry, four (4) shares of the gc
capital slock of the Newberry Savings
Bank, six (0) shares of the cap*- p
tal stock of the Mollohon Manufac- 0
turing Company, and one (1) note on p
Albert Nance, a colored person. p
One share of each kind of stock
will be sold at a time, with the privilege
of taking all the shares of tho
same corporation stock, or taking any I
number of shares not exceeding the
total o| that corporation to l>e sold. n?'
J. F. J. Caldwell, S"
Executor of Mrs. M C. Caldwell.
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I will give a first class barbecue at "
my rosideneo on July 4. T will sell
meat and hash by 11.30.
J. M. Counts. S?
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this is an ideal place for prepara- f?r
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Next session (lo.jth) begins (irj
.September 23d, n/>8. " /\u
For announcement write to the
President, Columbia, S. C.
iTIOE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT. M
Notice is hereby given that I will
ke linal settlement as Administraof
tlie Estate of Ben Herd, deised,
in the ofllce of the Judge of
>hate for Newberry County, South
rolina, ?n the 7th day of July, 1908,
11 o'clock a. in., and will imtnetely
thereafter make application
a discharge as said AdministrnVII
persons liolding claims against
d estate will present them, duly atted,
to my attorney, Eugene S.
?ase, Newberry, S. C., on or before
d date; and all parties indebted to
d estate will likewise make pavnt.
It. Qualified Administrator.
>TICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
As executor of last will and tcstanl
of Geo. A. Langford, deceased,
will make final settlement on the
ate of said deceased in the Court |
Probate for Newberry county, on B
esdav, July 7, 1008, at II o'clock K
the forenoon, and immediately I
reafter apply for letters d ism is- I
y, as executor of said estate. All I
[ sons holding claims against, said H
ate will present them duly attest- fl
on or before that date and all per- p
is indebted to said estate will make I
W. S. Langford, Executor. [;|
1 taw-4t. "8?
The undersigned will furnish a Mi
sf class barbecue at Mt. Bethel
iidemy in Xo. 2 township, July 21,
S. J. Cromer.
We will furnish a find', class barbce
al Mount Plea*anf, Campaign
iv, Wednesday, July 22.
IT. S. Graham.
AT. J. Smith. f i
The undersigned trustees of Lous*
me school will receive applications
r teacher of said school for next
M. A. Renwick,
T. IT. Brock.
S. A. Rikard.
holarship and. Entrance Examination
The examination for the award of
cant Scholarships in Winthrop colre
and for the admission of new stunts
will he held at the County Court
auso on Friday, July 3, at 0 a. m.
iplicants must be not less than fif?n
years of age. When Scholarips
are vacant after July 3 they will
awarded to those making the hight
average at this examination, proled
they meet the conditions govning
the award. Applicants for
holarship should write to President
linson before the examination for
holarship examination blanks.
Scholarships are worth $100 and
:*e tuition. The next session will
en September 10, 1008. For furthinformation
and catalogue, address
es. 1). B. Johnson, Rock Ilill, S. C.
BLUE RIDGE SCHEDULES. F
No. 18. leaves Anderson at fi.30 a.
. for connection al Briton with
ulhern for (ireenville.
No. 12, from Walhalla, leaves Ai
rson ai 10.1."> a. in., Tor connection |
Helton with Soul hern Railway for *
>lumbia and (ireenville.
Xo. 20. leaves Anderson al 2.20
in., for connections at Bolton with
nthern Railway for Greenville.
Xo. 8, daily except Sunday, from
alhalia arrives Anderson (i.2-1 p.
. with connections at Seneca with
ulliorn Railway from points south.
No. |0, from Walhalla, leaves Anrson
at l."i7 p. in., for connections
Bolton with Southern Railway for ?
eenvillc and Columbia. ^
No. 17, arrives at Anderson at 7.">0 *
m., from Belton with connections
No. 0. arrives at Anderson al '.J.'J I ~
in., from Belton with connections
>iii Greenville and Columbia. Goes
No. 10, arrives at Anderson al 3.-10
m.. from Belton with connections
N'j. 11. arrives al Anderson at
0 p. in., from Belt mi with con tions
from Greenville and ColumGoes
\To. 7, daily except Sunday, leaves
derson at 0.20 a. in., for Walhalla,
Ih connections at Seneca for local
S'os. 17. 18, 10, and 20 are mixed I j
n~ between Anderson and !?clloi
\os. i and 8 arc local freight
ins, carrying passengers, between
derson and Walhalla and between
dhalla and Anderson I
How would you like to
A Silk Petticoat is a n
Voile skirt, and a Voile s
sity this season.
We have a lot of Silk J
just arrived, and they ar?
f hese skirts are made
grade of silk. They wear
These skirts are cut and
perienced tailors. They
skirts and also hang perl
Each $5.00 up.
What a savings
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It will provide capital to start into
It will provide for saving money us
It will pave the way toward seeurii
It will provide a fund for educating
It is the best possible way to accui
hard times or old age.
It is better than endowment insu
profits, costing less, and can be rcalijOur
institution is run under the suj
larly examined by the vState Hank K>
tile Bank of P
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? ? President.
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