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any effort to make hi# home beauti
ful. who care# nothing for grass and flowers outside or for picture# with in. who regards music as a waste of time and books as unnecessary lux uries. is wronging his children as surely as if he failed to feed or clothe them sufficiently. Make the home attractive. When you sell the crop do not regard It as extravagant to brighten up the old house a little, to get some new books for Johnny or a piano for Mary. Your life and the live* of all about you will b<» happier for the association with the wit and wisdom of the best tw^.ks. for *he sweetness of masic in your home and for the beauty of xnd shade and bloom about it. AUNT MARY. Woman’s Farmers’ Institute. What Tbrjr Harr Hoar la Oar County in *octh Carolina and What TVy May Do in Vow Omnty. Dear Aunt Mary:—It arms the writer * privilege to be present, by Invitation at a recent meeting of the Woman » Farmer*' Institute of An son County. The meeting was *uch an inspiration and there was so much that was worthy of emulation by other counties and other organi zation* of this kind that it seemed worth while to review the work of that organisation for the benefit of your readers The women of Anson County held their first meeting under the auspicm of the Department of Agriculture three years ago. A little group of twelve women under the leadership of Mrs. H. L. Mrlaendon met in the Court House where Miss Mae Card and Mies Viola Roddie, Department of Agriculture workers, conducted the meeting. From this small begin ning the work has grown until now there is a eermanent organisation. more thas a hundred member*. For the past two year* two successful fttnwion* of Institutes hate been held n different part* nf the county. The<»e summer institutes were held under the direction of the State Institute worker*, but the roost important fact In connection with these meeting* is that the program prepared by the local women waa the moat important feature of the institute*. Ttse 1*1 ossSIob of Hartal Ifltrrmsnr The meeting on October loth was the second of a series of independent institutes arranged and successfully carried out by the local organisation For two years past the sucre** of the work has been due to the effici ency and teal of Mrs J G. Boylin. Chairman, and Mrs. J C. Itcdfeara. Secretary. These ladies, both in terested In farm life, one successfully conducting a farm ia the county, the other the wife of a practical farmer, and intensely Interested and thor oughly in touch with every phase of farm life, ar# thoroughly alls* aa to the possibilities of the woman's ia r, ■ uu mi an important factor in the * seesaw of the organization To me the hey to the situation la In the fact that the leadership haa fallen Into the hand* •f these ladlea who ha*o superior •orsal and Intellectual advantage* K**« Town and C «m*cry Hey Be Keeght T'»*»ihrr, The ease and tact with which the •bole affair «u managed last Fri day was well Illustrated In th# din ner a^rrad st the town restaurant by th** Men hanfa' Association of Wade*boro complimentary to ths In ttlfgte where there was s special ml tef of the ladles in charge to sc *•»? thw guest* that the more timid •nfc re? ring shoo Id enjoy thw hou» *• eon vena? ion with thwtr lee* ro* ••rved neigh bora; also is thw funeral tsnpona* from thw ladle* of »hw tows *• dins with thw riatting ladles slnc« ths ladle* of *h# town were not fMsta of the association. thl» r*n re?ponae clearly Illustrated th* ■Blrit *hi^h pervades thw whole com •deity This complimentary dlnaei *® thw visitors from thw farms to W!?h ?he presence in the meet **• nnd thw presentation of paper! “Pots nppr^- "iaiw topics by the Pre* ident and Vice President of the Mer chants' Association, well illustrated h >w this apirit of co-operation be tween town and country is being: fostered. “Rest s fee*! |4m for Other Towrws. Several practical paper* were pre lected by ladies from the town as well at the country, suggesting line* of co-operation and the community of interests between the town and country Undoubtedly step* will be taken immediately to place at the disposal of visiting country women a rest room where the tired shopper may hare a quiet hour for rest, a mid-day luncheon and a depot for troublesome parrels Another reform sugested was the erection of sheds where teams from the country may be comfortably housed and protected at no cost to the farmer. The** *re s few of the lin»-s of co-operation be tween the town and the country I I The True Lore. Love ts not getting, but giv ing ; not a wild dream of pleasure and a madness of desire—oh no. love ts not that —it ia goodness and honor and pence and pure living yea. love ts that. and ft is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives longest.— Henry van l>yke touched upon at ths meeting and are gives hsre wj*h ths h*n** that they sill prove suggestive to other communities It has been the writer's e*peri ia all of ths tsar* In farmers" institutes that wherever and when f ever there is friendly co-operation ! bet ween tbs town and country ths institute always received direct stim ulus This was notably true in China Grove. Rowan County, during the where there were in *ttr-ndanre full* one thousand p«**pie fr»»m three to tire hundred of whom were women This Urge attendance waa the d!r*c’ rewuf! of e*»-op«*raiion of the town with the farm. VIJtS r U STEVENS To llemotp MUdew. Hear Aunt Mary - I send Instruc tion* f«>r rwmoring mildew asked for by * Country Girl" In a recent issue Prof Wiley. chemist of the Depart ment of Agriculture, says soap and chalk will remore mildew. We had thrwe garments seemingly ruined with mildew, at It was so deep aa to be black We bad no chalk, but washed them In strong suds, lifted them out without wringing and ror ered the spots with soap and spread on the grass In the sun. We thor oughly wet them two or three times during the day and left them out otrer night. Nest morning w# reposted the washing and aoaplng. and by :h* third day It had all disappeared Mil dew U a minute fungus growth, and lithe washing helps to break it up. MRS. C. 8. EVERTS Where the^ Door Opens 1 Constantly I Y ou can quickly heat and keep I cory the drsu^htv hall or cold room— I oo matter V ■’ the weather conditions I •re— anc if you only knew how much B real comfort you *an have from • B PERFECTION I (HI Healer I mW Y°u wouldn I be without one another hour. Turn the wick as high I ■ or as low as you please—there s no danger—no smoke—no smell I H rust dirrrt tnlense heat—that s because of the smokeless device. I 6 Beautifully finished in mrkei and japan 1 orna- I fi mental anywhere. The brass font holds 4 Quarts, giv- I | mg heat ior 9 hours, ft is light in weight—easily f | jfi ■ earned from room to room. Every heater warranted. gLr. fi I Lamp ajLTtSk ( \ | ■ steady light—ideal to read or I I shady by. Made of brass—nickel plated. Latest im- Npg/ I B proved central draft burner. Every Lamp warranted. / A B fl If vour dealer does not carry Perfection Oil Heater ■ A and Kayo Lamp wnte our nearest agency W ^B % stavdasp oil, compact 7\ ^B iUiei a4 Life asd Kaiiag. Horae* Fletcher has printed in a hook his rules of life sad eating. [ summing them up as thus: Don't eat when oof hungry. Don’t ever get angry. Don't drink in a hurry Don't tolerate worry. Don't ever waste good taste. t Don't pass it by In haste. Don't gobble pure good food Don't fall to eat aa you should. Don't make work of exercise. Don't make light of good advice. Don't erer half take breath. Don't thus court sn esrly death. Don't squander precious time. Don't mlsa to do your best. l.*t Nature do the rest Ttse Sm] Hcimiry. The best man noticed that one of the wedding guests, s gloomy look ing young man. did not seem to be enjoying himself. He was wandering a t out as though he had lost his last friend The best man tok it upon himself to cheer him up. Kr —Have you kissed the bride* ' he ask'd by way of introduction. "Not lately,** replied the gloomy one with a far-away expression — .September Everybody's. ,-. Christmas Post race to you la ta latradaaa *ka SOUThCWM «Ud*t 1ST tka lartaat »M baal •••• •aatbty Ayr Mai taral «»a*ar ta tba Saatk. •• *aka tkia N ($&wt to paMi ImI m ;u far HI waatk* trial Mtn« #>»»■ la tba sour Ml AM lUlAUIT aaa *a at II »M rmm yrapaid aaa data# fl|) k aattfaf aafarad aad -1 m T CkflafPaat Cara* Wa aiaka ran a imif af Ihaaa aarda. a ad a* lava yaa aill ba *«i«*tad arffk lk*a T Hay m't )uat akat yaa aaa id kay ta «»ad ta raar frtaaba *ar Cktiataaa Tka na#alar labiariytiaa »rtaa af fka bOUTM (aN auAAUlST M |l M a r+*< and Ika abaaa a#ar <• aaly »aad ta »aa Inal •ahaarthara Wa Ml* Kara a II Ml tad aaaibar at tfcaaa fcaaatlfal avdt aa aaad la yaar tabaartyiiaa taday If yaa • ••» tkaai laayii *•«! fdfl SOUTIfUfcN RUIALitT COMPANY. Dayt ( Atlanta Oaarfla W baa tarlUUd bJwrUNJ*. piMta* m»n^or lb ididr DI A MAC XTzrzjm: I lAIlUo = 52= iTiiS?1' W«r+4' a Lunroot Mume Uumm K*mf ti’Ktmt *» #*»***»§ *ite is Jkms M iUfNMf FLOWER B81BS FOR FALL PUUfTMC DvteA Hfitb Ksmmrutai color* %.ngir or dcNuhir m emntm psr do*.. poottaud i*— Hrsti—ts Early, pun ahlUr. 30 cmua i*f *>t. postpaid. Papav Wtuta NarcUwo Kart? **wt scrott'd. » •at* par do* . portiad Chtsmms So trod LRU To hr fm»B in bo« * of *»*»f it roata sorb. 9 for 39 pants postpaid. Write for oar fbtt mtmis0mr. It (1 rao list of all fall tuaatiac bulb* arUb caiiurai 41 rac oon* iddraas AMZ1 GOODEN SEED CO, STRAWBERRY^PLANTS tv fames v.«. tmv pimts My plants are grown with the eiew of producing plant* of the highest quality that will yield large crops of fine berries — jnst the kind yon should plant and the only kind yon can afford to plant. Straw* *>emrs are the mast profitable crop grown. V«. TIMAS. Tkiitntarry PUst Mas. I—A. ILL Harpervme School HARPER VILLE, Scott County, Mississippi. II «m av* « Nn*. a.« v ft. i *Cbsnrmt 1b mi.) A well-equipped literary institution of the highest type for young men and women. Located, from choice, in the country, for economy’s and hard study’s sake. Special boarding ac commodations for young ladies at ■‘Cedar Lawn Cottage,” for young men in private homes Board $10 per month. Tuition in the Higher Classes from $31.50 to $36 per academic year of 36 weeks, paid in advance by the term. Fal Term Opens I6tk Septnnbei, 1908. Catalogue furnished on application. CHAS. A. HUDDLESTON. PRESIDENT.