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niOS. J. ADAMS,.EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1G, 1894.
Congress has been in session six
months and nothing done.
Sixty new military companies
have been commissioned since the
The Supreme Court has given us
prohibition in this State, but we
have no means to enforce it. Pro
hibitionists now seize the shadow
and fold it to their bosoms, but
the substance flies.
Dr. S. B. Jones to-day, Monday,
tendered his resignation as presi
dent of the Columbia Female
College to take effect at the close
of the present session. Failing
health is the cause.
Ex-Senator Edmunds, of Ver
mont, says "Speaker Crisp is the
logical candidate of the Democrat
for Piesident in '96.'" Mr. Ed
munds thought Mr. Carlisle was
the logical candidate in 1S92.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday
last decided unauimously that
South Carolina was according to
the law and constitution, a pro
hibition State. But according to
blockaders and blind tigers we
don't know whether it is or not.
The Coxeyite sympathizers in
Colorado are go?ng for Senator
"Wolcott. In one of their meetings
they declared that Judas Iscariot
woi idn't be a circumstance to
him for downright cussedness.
They woundup by buming him in
effigy, from which we conclude
that they are inclined to make it
hot for him. .
George Washington Murray, who
represents the 7th district in Con
gress, and who is the only negro
representative from this State, has
invented a cotton chopping ma
chine and has sold the right toa
manufacturing syndicate at Waco,
Texas, making big money on it.
He has three patents and gets
$5,000 for each one, and $5.00 roy
alty on each machine manufac
tured for the next seventeen years.
Murray is a greater success as an
inventor than as a Congressman.
During the discussion of the
pointed by the United States gov
ernment at the military and
mechanical institutions should
not be entitled to any compensa
tion for quarters, etc. He called
attention to the injustice to the
smaller iustitutions in the South
and West, citing Clemson college
in his own State. The provisions
was defeated and the matter al
lowed to remain as before-Wash.
Cor in Columbia Register.
The following is from the Cotton
.Plant, the organ of the State Alli
ance. What it says is true and
ought to put the Reformers to
"A selfish, intolerant spirit has
done more to break down eva ry re
form movement that has ever start
ed than any other one thing. This
spirit is especially manifested
when success has crowned the
efforts of the reformers and a
party placed in power that will
' carry out their wishes. Then it is
time that late-comers and bounty
jumpers push their way to the
front and by loud clamor attempt
to force everybody to travel in a
narrow groove, that they mark out.
The originators of the movement
are set aside and the reforms are
forgotten and effort is only direct
ed towards keeping and getting the
One of our exchanges gives tho
liquor situation in the following:
Within seven months the Su
preme Court has decided that the
dispensary law :
1st was a law to regulate the sale
of liquor and not for reveaue and
2d That it was a law to raise
revenue and not to regulate and
3rd That there was no law
making the sale of whiskey unlaw
4th That it is unlawful to sell
You can take your choice. The
decision is kaleidoscopic. The
most eminent lawyrrs place dif
ferent constructions upon it. There
never was a decision rendered by a
Trial Justice upon which so many
plausible views could be enter
THE CAMPAIGN MEETINGS.
The State Executive Commit leo
?of the Democratic partv will Loki
a meeting on the 7th of June.
The first campaign meeting will
be held about ten days thereafter,
and from this first meeting on to
THOS. J. ADAMS, PROPRIETOR.
EDGEFIELD, S. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1893.
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VOL. LVIII. NO. 39.
GU? I DUT ES
We're for the poor man ev'ry time,
And in this 'ere campaign
We'll stump old Edgeheld county
Through the sunshine and the rain.
And hold the banner up'ards
From a-trailin' in the dus'.
And cut loose on monopolies,
And cuss and cuss and cuss.
House of Representatives.
The friends of J. WM. THURMOND,
Esq., present his name to the voters of
Edgefield county for a seat in the next
?louse of Representatives. Mr. Thur
mond has been a consistent Reformer
from Hie very inception of the move
ment in this State, and -will, if elected,
worthily represent all the people of
his native county, lie will abide the
result of the Democratic primary and
support all the nominees of the party.
The many friends of B. L. CAUGII
man respectfully present his name to
the voters of Edgefield county for a
seat in the next House of Representa
tives. lie will abide the result of the
Democratic primary election, and sup
port all its nominees.
Tlie many friends of J. II. BOUKXIGIIT
present his name to the voters of Edge
lleld county for a seat in the next
?ouse of Representatives. Mr. Boulc
night is a fanner, and nothing but a
fanner, and withal a man of intelli
gence and high character and thinks
for himself. ' FARMER.
The friends of SAMUEL L. READY
nominate him for a seat in the next
House of Representatives. Mr. READY
has been identified with the Reform
Movement from the beginning, and
will see to it that there will be no go
ing back on the movement. There is
no more cordial friend of the farmer
than Mr. READY, and he has the intel
ligence and character to represent
them, and all classes of people.
Gus WHITE is a candidate for the
office of County Supervisor. He will
abide the result the of Democratic pri
mary and support all the nominees of
1 am a candidate for County Super
visor, and will abide the result of the
Demooratic primary election.
J. AV. BAXKS.
I am a candidate for the ellice of
County Supervisor. I will abide the
result of the Democratic primary.
N. D. TIMMERMAN.
lam a candidate for re-election to
the office of School Commissioner, and
will abide the result of the Democratic
M. B. DAVENPORT.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for (he ollice of School Commis
sioner, and pledge myself to abide the
result of the primary election.
ALBERT R. NICHOLSON.
I am a candidate for re-election to
the ollice of Probate Judge of ridge
field county. I will abide the result of
the Democratic primary election and
support all the nominees of the party.
JOSEPH D. ALLEN.
Hsm^atarxh. Snit Ithcum
^JRWrTJfSeaso from tho
^simplest pimple to tte foulest Ulcer ^inj
in? years' use with unvarying suer-' ^a, dem
is onstratcs its paramount healing, purify
B ,nS and building up virtues. One bottle
gj has more curative virtue than a dozen of
g any other kind. It builds up the health
k and strength from thc first dose.
k; ET WRITE for Book of Won
*? tier/ul Cures, sent free on api>U
?) 1/not kept by your loca! druggist, send
l( -J-M for a lanre boule, or S5.00 for six bot
ties, and medicine will be seat, freight
g raid, bv
PLOOD BM CO., Atlanta, Ga.,
ONE or more County Commissioners
of Edgefield county will beat Cuf
feetown Creek, near P. B. Kemps, for
tlie purpose of letting the contract to
build a bridge at that place, on Satur
day. May 2Sth. 1S94. Time, 8 P. M.
J. A. AVIIITE,
D. AV. PADGETT,
J. AV. BANKS,
C. C. E. C.
W. N. BURNETT
Successor to GEO. B. LAKE,
CYCLONE & FIRE iNSUEANCE
Office over Bank of Edgefield.
GEO. AV, CROFT. JAS. H. TILLMAN.
Croft & Tillman,
EDGEFIELD, (Norris Building) 8, C.
'Will practice in all Courts of j
South Carolina and Georgia
X. G. EVANS, JOIIX GARY EVANS,
EDGEFIELD. S. C. " AIKEN, S. C.
Attorneys ctiz I^aw,
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Will practice in State and Fed
eral Courts. Also in Courts of Georgia
Dr. Humphrey*' Specifics arc scientifically and
carefully prepared Remedies, used for years in
private practice and for over thirty years by tho
people with entire BUCCCSB. Every single Spcclllc
a special euro for tho disease named.
They cure without drugging, purging or reducing
the system and uro In fact and deed tho Sovereign
Remedies of the World.
KO. COM* HUCK?.
1- Fevers, Congestions, InilamniaUons.. .25
2- Worms, Worm Fever, Worm Colic.25
3- Teething; Colic, Crying, Wakefulness .25
4- Diarrhea, of children or Adults.25
7- Cough?, Colds, Bronchitis.._>,,
8- Neuralgia? Toothache, 1'accache.25
fl-HcadacbvH, Sid: Headache, Vertigo.. .25
1 O-J) y s pep*'?? Biliousness,Constipation. .25
1 I-Suppressed or Painful Period*... .25
12- Whites, Tuo Profuse Periods.25
13-Croup, Laryngitis, Hoarseness.25
?4-Snit Rheum, Erysipelas.Eruptions.. .25
1 5-Rheumatism, Rheumatic Poins.25
16-Malaria, Chills. Fever and Ague. .25
lft-Cntarrk, Influenza, Cold In the Head. .25
27- Kidney Discnscs . ?25
30-Urtnarjr AVenkness, Wetting Bed.. .25
UHMPOREYS' WITCH HAZEL OIL,
"The Pile Ointment."-Trial fcizc, 25 Ctn.
Sold bj Dnuncfot?, ?c wai patt-p*M on receipt of price.
Pi:. HCJII'IIRKYS" .11 ? MM, lil p?Kcii,i MAH.nh f'UKR.
nciniumpaKD.00., nu 1 ia winiam st., um YOKU.
S PE C I F I C S .
Stenos 09 Its nieriis.
APREPARATION thal is guaran
teed Gortainly stands on its merits.
AM.M.VX'S HIIKCJIATIS.M DOCTOR and
AI.I.MAN'S FKVKK DOCTOR are both
guaranteed cures. Any ono suffering
with either of these comptai n ts should
give these remedies a trial. For sale by
0. G. BARR,
Ridge Spring, S. C.
otice, Gin Owers.
Examine your gin ribs and see
if they are worn, and if they are
replace them with the
it prevents motes from being pull?
ed through with the lint and cotton
from collecting between tho ribs)
which causes nearly all fires in
gin houses, it also deanes your
seed much cleaner. Gives you a
better sample thereby increasing
your custom. They pay for them
selves in one season's ginning.
The Lemain Rib
has a removable wearing plate just
where the saws pass between the
ribs, this plate is made of hard
steel andean be removed by simply
pressing down a spring, and at a
cost of only FIVE CENTS. So
when you put in the Lemain Rib
you never have to buy another set,
and can always renew for only five
cents. It will be money in the
farmers pocket to gin his cotton on
For particular*: address,
P. J. BOATWRIGHT,
DARLINGTON, S. C.
?<SF~ If you are in need of ribs
he can send his counly agent to
see you. *
Sample rib can be seen at G. B.
Courtnev's Gm Shop, Edgefield,
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Our Spring Styles
of this excellent
brand of Hats are
now in store. If you
want a good article,
one that wears well
and holds its shape,
buy the Elle Brand
J. M. COBB.
Vimt H wonderful tlilu^ ls u lira seed. C>
Immature, old or dead lt uajr ('?Mt thc mme, C?
now to knew ? OJil gardeuen any tbut C?
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7V> Hie good people of Edgefield Co.,
I oiler my services. I have had
large experience, and out of
800 operations, I have lost only
ono, and this one I don't consider
nn fault. I do not say these things
to boast, but every man ought to
have something upon which to
base his judgment in employing a
person lo do work for him.
Butler P. 0.,
Edgefield Co., S. C.
P. S.-Will go anywhere 111 the
county upon application.
?HANCEOF THE SEASON
"City ty tie Sea."
Get on Board at 5 o'clock A. M.
On SATURDAY, MAY 19TK, an Excursion train will leave
EDGEFIELD for CHARLESTON, returning night of same day.
This excursion was gotten up by the Edgefield Rifles for the purpose
of getting a
for the Company. Such a desire is certainly worthy of all praise, and
it is hoped the community aud the public will patronize the excursion
for that reason if f jr uo other.
Round Trip, - $1.50.
Perfect order will be maintained throughout the whole trip. No
drinking of intoxicants will be allowed, and no drunken person will
be allowed to board the train under any circumstances.
Such as Lemonade, Candies, Fruits, etc., will be served eu route.
TICKETS for sale by all members of the Company. Tickets
can be secured anv day during the week, or at the train on Saturday
morning. For further information apply to
Capt. R. S. ANDERSON, Manager.
mil Aipsta Cotton Gins ni
lerp Steel of Eignes, Cljeap ans Good.
I AMDaDH J IRON WORKS AND
L.??VsDMr?L/ ?SUPPLY COMPANY.
Machinery and Supplies. Repairs, ctc.,!Quickly Made.
Get om- Prices before you luiy.
Successor ?to E. R. SCHNEIDER,
-IMPORTER. WHOLESALE -VXD RETAIL DEALER IN
Fine Wines, Brandies, WIMies, Gin, Porter Ale, Mineral Water,
Tobacco, Cigars, Etc.
All orders for Private or Medical use shall have my promp! and
Agent for Veuve-Clicquot Ponsardin Urbana Wine Company, An
heuser-Bnsch Brewing Association.
601 and 3 broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA.
This is the season that tests the quality of Shoes. If
iney aie nratt?ffrom coon material, solid innersoles,
and well oiled uppers they will stand. If paper and "com
position" go to "their make up" it is impossible to ^have
satisfaction in the wear, and your money is worse than
wasted in purchasing "shoddy" goods.
We are now well equipped to meet the demand ^??3
For Good ?Slioes !
Our extra large spring purchase is coming in. You
can always lind a good assortment at low prices at
ALWAYS IN THE LEAD
/. C. LEVY & CO.,
AUGUSTA, - GEORGIA..
Have now in store their entire \
FALL AND WINTER STOCK OF CLOTHING
The largest stock ever shown in Augusta. We aim to carry goods whic.i are
not only intrinsically good, but which also, in pattern, style, and finish,
gratify a cultivated and discriminating taste, and at the same time, we aim to
make our prices so low the closest buyers will be our steadiest customers
Polite attention to all. A call will be appreciated.
I. C. LEVY & CO.,
TAILOR-FIT CLOTHIERS, AUGUSTA, GA
An Unexcelled Timepiece!
Including Chain and Charm,
This watch is made on thc lever principle the move
ments being the same as that in other American watches so
popular at present. The watch combines in a small move
mennt all the advantages of a first-class chronomctor. It
has thc best movements, with spring in a barrel, steel pinion,
clean, fuli train, and is an Ai time-keeper. It is guaranteed
by thc company for one year.
This watch is just what thousands of boys all over the
country have been aching to possess. It is just such a watch
as a wording man has been wishing for. It is just such a
watch as tlic (armer has been needing to take to the fields.
It is handy to hang by the bedside, to have in the kitchen or
elsewhere when an inexpensive timekeeper is needed. It is
sent to subscribers to thc ADVERTISER lor the price named.
PRICE, [Postage Prepaid,] $1.50.
Or with THE ADVERTISER one year, $3.00.
Having recently returned from New York, where I have given a great
deal of care in the selection of our stock we are row enabled to offer a stock
full with the novelties of the season and complete in all lines. I have made
forty-one business trips to New York, and never before have 1 found stocks so
large, styles so beautiful, and prices so low. Hence you can readily understand
why we can have such an attractive stock. Our display of goods is far beyond
any stock that we have ever shown before.
Beautiful calico in first-class quality, including soliu
blacks and mourning prints, at 5*.
An immense stock of beautiful Ginghams, and real good
quality at 5?. It is as good quality as you usually pay 10?
for, and you have never bought as good and pretty patterns
anywhere else for less than 8?.
A regular 15? grade for 10?. Patterns perfectly lovely.
In beautiful styles and awfully cheap.
We have given more time to our Dress Goods stock, and
have tried harder to secure desirable goods at lower prices
than ever before. So many goods are embraced under this
line that it is almost impossible to give any idea of the im
mense variety of Dress Goods that we have. 45 inch wide
all wool black Henrietta for 55?, worth 75?. AP wool Serges
in browns, greens, tans, grays, and navy blues,45 inches wide
at 55?, worth 75?. Beautiful Henriettas in pink, light blue,
and creams. Elegant dress goods in very desirable shades at
15?, that are wortn 25?. Lovely Henriettas in every stylish
shade, 36 inches wide, at 25?, sold elsewhere at 35?.
A very large stock in lovely patterns at 10?, really
Wide and in beautiful colors, at 5?, cheap at 10?.
CHALICES-A regular 8? quality for 5?.
Immense assortment in colored grounds and also figures.
Very beautiful and remarkably cheap. These are some of
the most desirable goods on the market.
Victoria Lawn at 5?, nearly one yard wide, worth 8?.
The best 10? and 15? India Lawn ever sold. White Checked
Muslins at 5?, 6>??, 8?, 10?, and 15?. The 5? grade is worth-8?.
These goods are "better for the price than can be bought else
where, for we bought them under their value. Permit us to
call your attention to our figured and dotted Swisses, plain
Swiss, Tarlatan, Xainsook, Mulls, Masaha, Tuckings, Pique,
Scrim, beautiful quality at 5c.
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Large assortment ?of beautiful patterns in first-class
quality very cheap.
Cheese Cloths in beautiful colors, very cheap.
Some very handsome patterns in Duck at reasonable prices,
CHEVIOTS-A large variety of these goods, exceedingly low.
Large stock of Ladies' Ready Made Underwear, very cheap.
We are showing the largest line of Domestics, embracing
Bleaching?, Cambrics, Pillow Casings, 10-4 Sheetings, Bed
Tickings, etc. Our prices on these goods are remarkably
Cottonades, Pants Jeans, and Cassimers.
The largest and cheapest stock of these goods thac we
BED-Sr-READS-Large assortment cheap.
CANVASS-in black, gray, and tans.
AmoN LAWNS at 15c yard, something very elegant.
Chinas, Surahs, Taffetas, and lovely Silks for trimmings
and shirt waists. Swivel Silks in lovely colors for both dresses ?
and shirt waists.
In Braids, Gimps, Insertions, Band Trimmings, Laces,
Jet Trimmings, etc., very cheap.
In Val., Torchon, Oriental and all the latest designs at
remarkably low prices. It will pay you to examine our lace
stock before buying elsewhere.
We nre showing the largest line and most beautiful
quality ever offered in this market. See them before they are
A tremendously large stock of Handkerchiefs, bought aw
fully cheap. The best 5c Handkerchief ever sold. Examine
our stock. We will not only give you a large variety of
beautiful Handkerchiefs from which to make your selection,
but we will save you money. Handkerchiefs at 2,,-?'c that are
sold elsewhere at 5c.
We are showing a full line of staple and fancy Ribbons
in all the stylish shades.
Hamburg Edgings and Insertions.
Tne reputation of our Hamburg Edging-and Insertion
department is too well established to require comment. Yet
we will say that it better than ever before. We will save you
not less than 25 per cent on these goods. To our regular line
we hi-ve added a great variety of colored embroidered Edg
ings and Insertions. Don't fail to see our stock of these
goods before buying.
Large assortment in black and all the desirable shades,
Ladies' and Childrens' nose, guaranteed fast black and
first-class quality at lower prices than elsewhere. Men's
half Hose guanteed fast black and full regular made at 15c,
which are really cheap at 25c.
An immensevariety of Scarfs in the most exquisite pat
terns and colors at 25c, actually worth 50c.
Our assortment of Men's Shirts is complete. Quality, flt,
and finish are unexcelled.
LADIES' GAUZE UNDERVESTS-3 for 25c, that are cheap at
Fresh stock in all the desirable shades at less price than
The best 50c Corset on the market. All-sizes and grades
of Tuonipson's glove Utting. The leading grades of li. & G.
Corsets, ?Iso Dr. AVarner's and other makes.
Large variety of beautiful Fans, very reasonable.
PKAEL BUTTONS-Real nice dress Pearl Buttons at 5c doz.
SILK FLOSS, first-class goods in all colors in skeins and
spools, at lc each.
We are showing a large line of Hair Brushas, Combs,
Tooth Brushes, etc., at reasonable prices.
See our 5c Towels. Examine our 10c, 18c, and 25c Towels
and you will find that they surpass anything of the kind
ever shown before.
DOILIES-Large stock, very cheap.
In Turkey Reds, Bleached and Unbleached Table Damask,
very cheap. Weare showing a large line of beautiful Table
Large stock of first-class Umbrellas at prices very rea
PARASOLS-An immense stock and remarkably cheap.
Any lady wishing a Parr.sol will save money by giving us a
Weare offering the largest line of Shoes that we have
over shown, comprising cheai, medium, and fine grades. We
give special attention to our Shoe department and we know
that we can give as good value for the price in cheap, medium
and fine grades as can be bought anywhere. We carry a full
line of the celebrated Zeigler Shoes for Children, Misses,
Ladies, and Men. We ask an inspection of our Shoes before
making your purchases.
We hive bought a great many goods that it will be impossible to duplicate
in style, and especially price, and we advise all to call as soon as possible.
We have attempted to bring to your notice a few of the many attractions
in our stock, and would be pleased to show you personally the many specialties
ind bargains, which are too numerous to mention. Make ita point to come it
ind see us, and we will show you goods that will please you, and at prices than
will certainly meet your approval.
.ALWTjSr HART & CO.
Edgefield, S. C., April 10,1894.