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Co-operation is the keynote in suc
cessful accident prevention work
Many large manufacturers who have
designed accident prevention devices
for their own use have not patented
them in order that others may utilize
their ideas. A large railroad company
which has designed ali of the accident
prevention apparatus in use in its ma
chine shops is willing to furnish blue
prints of the devices to those who de
sire to install them in their plants.
Character Told by thc Nose.
It is an ancient belief that the nose
Indicates ancestry. We speak about
the aristocratic nose with its hi.nh
bridge and the plebeian nose of the
toiler. Certainly, in a gnat many
cases, race can be distinguished by
the nose. The Hebrew could hardly
be confused with the typical negro
nose. The highly-arched nose is sup
posed to indicate tendency to rule, and
the flattened nose shows servility.
This I, moreover, hold and dare af
firm where'er my rhyme may go.
Whatever things be sweet or fair, love
makes them so. Whether it be the lul
labies that charm to rest the nursling
bird, or that sweet confidence of sighs
and blushes, made without a word.
"Whether the dazzling and the flush of
softly sumptuous garden bowers, or by
Borne cabin door, a bush of ragged
All In the Vision.
Some people think that everything
Jn the world is twisted and corrupt,
and that no human being can be
trusted. Others who are wiser feel
?ery differently about it. As Ruskin
says: "In all things throughout the
world, the men who look for the
crooked will see the crooked, and the
man who looks for the straight will
see the straight.".
Preserving Pencil Writing.
If you have a penciled letter which
you want to keep a long while, lay it in
a shallow dish and cover it with
skimmed milk. When the paper is
thoroughly soaked through let the
milk drain off. and dry the paper very
gradually. This makes the writing
fast, so that it cannot be easily rubbed
Whole Families in Sr.me Tr?de.
Among the silver musters of Shef
field, England, it is rather an estab- ?
lished practise to encourage the em
ployment of families, lt is more the
rule than otherwise that a father work
ing in the silver trade will apprentice
his children to that trade as they ar
- -? working age.
tlOIl Ol M'lllUil ueiuaiius ail muucuiuvu i
Pewer Study for Ministry.
Statis'ics show that in the early i
days of American colleges about one
half the graduates adopted the min- j
istry as a profession. At the present
time only about five per cent of the ;
college graduates become ministers. j
And Seen Nothing Better.
"Say, did you ever know a woman
to buy what she wanted at the first
store she came to?" "Yes. My wife
frequently does- that is. she returns |
to it after she's been to all the other
For Stains on Mahogany.
Use oxalic acid and water, ruobing
it in with a clean cork until the stain
disappears. Mahogany may be pol
ished with a flannel cloth dipped in
sweet or cold drawn linseed oil.
You may sum the duty of your life
-in the giving of praise worthily, and
being yourselves worthy of it.-Rus
Gets Well Paid for lt.
If a millionaire manufacturer works
harder thar, his employes, it is only
in accord with the eternal fitness of
things. He gets more pay.
But Never to Our Shekels.
"What is your definition of 'filthy
lucre?' " "That's a derogatory term ap
plied to other people's money."-Bal
Most people fancy themselves inno- ?
cent of those crimes of which they can- :
not be convicted.-Seneca.
Happiness Only Comparative.
We may anticipate bliss, but who
ever drank of that enchanted cup unal
Millions of Wood Screws Used.
lt has been estimated that 4,708,000,
000 wood screws are used in tht
United States each year.
Willie -"Paw, what is an ignoram
us?" Paw-"A man whose views dif
fer from your own, mv son."
Wood Restored. *.*
Woodwork which has grown dull
with time and the accumulation o?
dust may be restored by first cleaning
thoroughly with kerosene on a flan
nel cloth, says the Washington Her
ald. It should then be polished with
a mixture of two parts of turpentine
to one of linseed oil. Apply this with
a soft cloth and rub with flannel un
til every trace of the liquid seems to
have disappeared. Repeated applica
tions and continued rubbing will give
a rich gloss to wood trim or mahog
A "Walla Walla man is charged with
endeavoring to annihilate a rabbit
colony with the aid of a pint of kero
sene and a lucifer match. A rabbit
was soaked in the liquid and touched
off with a match. Whereupon, with a
beautiful understanding of the fitness
of things, the blazing creature bur
rowed imo the nearest haystack, while
thousands of amused rabbits sat
around and watched the fun. Xo in
surance.-Cleveland Plain Dealer.
To Get Rid of Red Ants.
Red ants can make a house almost
uninhabitable. One can get rid of
them, however, if one knows how. The
first thing to do is to find the place
they come from-i. e., where their
nest is. If it be in an accessible: spot,
a little kerosene will quickly stop the
trouble. On the other hand, if the
nest be in the wall or under the floor,
find the nearest accessible point, and
kill the insects off as they appear.
Plan Big Engineering Feat.
In the Chilean Andes there is a lake
10.000 feet up in the mountains, which
is prevented only by a granite wall a
few feet thick from devastating the
valley below. In order to avert the
I disaster engineers are draining the
water by a tunnel and expect to sup
ply electrical current and light to all
the valley cities through the water
i power which will be developed.
World's Darkest Moment.
The darkest moment is said to be
just before dawn. This is now dis
covered not to be so. The darkest
moment, relatively speaking, is when
the noonday sun shines. Then it is
thar, living things on the earth are
blinded by the dazzle of the sun and
fail to recognize the light that never
fails out in space.
Queerest Word in Language.
Pocket-handkerchief is the queerest
word in the language. At first it was
kerchief (couvre-chef), a covering for
thc* head; then it became handkerchief,
a covering for the head carried in the
. ? ?n>.l,Af.l,iin<llrni>iili<nf
pivriubu ?.K.I. OUCH, uui tuc CDllLfUlb
are protected by a thick, leathery
covering, almost as elastic as india
rubber. The average size is 2 by 2-14
inches, and it is almost jet black.
Teacher of Botany in Girls' School
-"Now for a little review. What can
you tell me. Miss Smith, of the long
evity of bacteria?" Miss Smith-"I
I don't remember exactly, but 1 think
they are longer than they are wide."
Wise Johnny Smith.
"Mother, you know the way me and
Johnny Smith play I'm Indians an'
he's soldiers?" "Yes, dear; what of
it?" "Well, if I don't let him lick me
every time we play, he 6ays I aren't
Mot z Humorist.
"He's an extraordinary fellow, you
know; he'd kill his own father in order
to make a good joke." "Then there's
nothing to worry about; his father will
die au old man."-Le Sourire.
Bix-"How are you making out on
your resolution to economize?" Dix
"Fine! I've got my running expenses
slowed down to a walk."
At Least One.
"Every one has some secret sorrow,"
says a philosophizing friend. "Even
the fattest and jolliest of us has a
skeleton in his midst."
Whale's Thick Hide.
The whale has the thickest hide of
any living creature. Its hide in places
attains a thickness of fully two feet.
It is in men as in soils where some
times there is a vein of gold which the
owner know? not of.-Swift.
The greatest man is he who chooses
right with the most invincible resolu
Others Victm.s of Hard Luck.
Most of us get what we deserve, but
only the successful will admit it.
Sorrow and Souls.
Great souls attract sorrow as moun
tains attract storms.-Richter.
(Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potassium)
Prompt Powerful Permanent
Its beneficia' cf- Stubborn cases Good results are
fects are usually yield to P. P. P. lasting-it cures
ftlt very quickly when other med i- you to stay cured
cines arc useless
Makes rich, red, pure blood - cleanses the entire
system-clears thc brain - strengthens digestion and nerves.
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?*gt9 SAVANNAH, GA.
Do yOU want one
We will tell you how to get it at small cost
Fill out and return this coupon today.
SOUTHERN BELL TEL. & TEL. CO.
Please send me your free booklet describing your plan for farmers'
telephone service at small cost.
R. F. D"No.
Town and State.
FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE
_tv.CT,.s irom cenar io rooi. uui utuat uc aeeu io De appre
ciated. Our expenses are at least ?45C.00 a month less since discon
tinuing our store at 863 Broad street, and as goods are unloaded
from cars to wareheuse, we are in a position to name very close
prices. If you really want the worth of yoor money see or write us
There are thousar Js of houses all over the country, many of
them in this state, from the owners of which this statement
can be verified.
4 For Sale by
Stewart & Kernaghan
Edgefield, South Carolina.
Pictures Framed !
Notice to the Public:
All persons wanting pictures framed will please
leave sume at store of Dorn & Minis.
Best work guaranteed, and prices right.
All pictures will be (ramed the same day left at
Edgefield, S. C.
April 1,. 1914
AV ii KN ix AUGUSTA MAKE
The J. Willie Levy Co.,
YOUR H EADQUA RTEKS
SPRING SUITS AND FURNISHING
FOK MEN AX 1 BO?S Now READY
OUR WOMENS* READY TO WEAR
SUITS, DRESSES, WAISTS ETC. THE [MOST UP
TO-DATE IX THE SOUTH.
GET VOUK PACKAGES TOGETHER'HERK.
WAITIXG?ROOMS rou THE LADIES.
Baldwin Hidi Grade Guano
FOR SALE BY
W W. Adams & Company
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
I am prepared to fill orders for
all kinds of fertilizers. Can give
you any formula. Can also sell
you Kainit, Acid and Soda for mix
ing at home. Our guanos have
been used by the Edgefield farmers
.fnr*. TYionu TT^.- -0 proven
EdgefLU South Carolina
r. C. LEE, President F. E. Gibson, See. and.Treas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to [build, remodel or repair,
we invite your[inouiries.
COMPLETE rfOUSE 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: SSS
WE will have ;i large shipment o?' Furniture to arrive
this week, and in the lot arc soire beautiful Dressers,
Sideboards'and Buffets. Full supply of Chairs, Mat
tresesfcmd Springs in stock.
Sec our line Porch Chairs.
Jones & Son.