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Tl 'OS. J. ADAMS,.EDITOR
, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15.
? .iken ia growing in popularity
as a winter resort for wealthy
All of the Fall River, Mass.
cotton mills are to cut wages ten
per cent within a week.
Latham Alexander & Co., of
New York estimate the present,
.-cotton crop at 10,188,000 bales.
President McKinley in his mes
sage to Congress favors the an
: nexation of Hawaii.
South Carolina and Georgia have
a smallpox scare, and vaccination
is being resorted to in the large
towns and cities.
Senator McLaurin is ill in Wash
ington with typhoid fever. The
South Carolina senatorship seems
to have become an unlucky office.
The United StateB war ships will
come South in a few weeks for
drills and target practice. Char
leston is promised another block
' Senator McLaurin of South
is Carolina confined to his bed
with an attaak of typhoid fever.
It is not violent.
Consul General Lee, has advised
the State Department, that the
Cuban insurgents eleoted and
installed, at Yaza, Port Prinicipe,
Cuba, a President, Bartola Maso,
and six cabinet officers.
The town of Dournstetten
Germany, ought to bs a good one
to move to. There they manage
sowell that the people not only
pay no taxes, but receive a bonus
of $25 annually.
South Carolina's industrial pro
g.'ess during this year has been
phenomenal. Nine new cotton
mills have been established and
charters for 112 enterprises
more or less importance have been
issued by the legislature.
New Madrid County, is the home
of probably the youngest successful
farmer in Missouri-Amos Riley
a nine-year-old boy residing there
having planted in cotton three
acres of ground which his
grandfather had given him, and
raised there from this season 1,521
-pu un us.
The Townes case will be argued
in the Supreme C on rt of this State
on Friday of this week. The Au
gusta Chronicle says of this case
This is one of the most important
cases the city has ever had ss it in
volves the title to the land upon which
the dam is lodged in South Carolina
at the Locks.
The case has been tried twice before
the Edge?eld court and once before
the supreme court. The city gained
the case before the latter court and
also non-suited the plaintiffs on the
secoud trial at Edgefield, and it is now
again in Columbia. If tbe city gains
this appeal it will finally settle the
title to the property. If, however, it
does not it will require another trial
at Edgefield. Sheppard Bros., tnd the
city attorney will tr gue the case be
fore the supreme court.
Messrs. Croft & Tillman repre
sent the Townes brothers.
In One Dep.
Demores t's Special Offer?
Eevry one who will cat out
this and forward it, with ten cents
to the address below, will receive
a sample copy of the Demorest
Magazine containing a Pattern
Order which entitles the holder to
any patterns illustrated, in any
number of the Magazine published
during the last twelve months, at
the uniform price of four cents
each. Over thirty patterns are
frequently illustrated in one
number, thus affording an almost
unlimited variety to select from.
Demorest's is published for $2 a
year, by the Demorest Publishing
Company, 110 Fifth avenue New
Excursion Kates for the Holidays
The Charleston and Western
Carolina Railway Company will
sell Excursion Tickets for the
holidays to all points in Virginia,
North Carolina, South Carolina
and Georgia at four cents per mile
for the round trip. Tickets on
sale December 22nd, 23rd, 24th
and 25th, and on December 30th
and 31st and on January 1st, 1898,
good to return on any train until
Jan. 4th, inclusive.
For any other information as to
rates, schedules, etc., call on any
agent of the company or W. J.
Craig, G. P. A., Augusta, Ga.
Ia One Day.
MR. RODDY'S PLAN.
What the New York Newspapers
Say About lt.
Hero is what the New York
World says ;
"Members of the Cotton Ex
change here and in other cities
are somewhat excited over the
proposition to form a gigantic
tiust of all the cotton raisers jof
the South which is being advocated
by John T. Roddy, a prominent
broker of this city. The exchanges
are opposed to the scheme. If
such a trust is formed the brokers
say their business wiri be ruined,
so far as exercising any control of
the market is concerned The trust
will be able to practically dictate
the prie* of cotton in the open
The Mercantile and Financial
Times, New York, says this :
"It has long been a notorious
fact, that the original producers
of cotton in this country get a far
smaller share than anybody else
of the profits which it yields
before ' it reaches the mill.
Speculators, brokers, spinners and
capitalists manage to secure a bulk
of the rich returns which the
magnificent cotton fields of the
South render possible. - The
trouble is that the cotton grower
as a rule has not capital enough
co enable him to handle his product
as he would like to. To a large
extent he has gone in debt for it
before it was raised; and when.it
is picked he has no chance, in the
majority of cases, but to sell it for
what ever he can get. The cotton
producers of the South ought to be
rich men by rights. That they
are not is only too well known.
"Mr. John T. Roddey, a native
of South Carolina, now doing bus
iness in New York as a member
of the cotton brokerage firm of
John T. Roddey & Co., has
suggested a plan whereby the
cotton growers shall form a gigantic
combination or company."
As may be supposed. Mr. Rdd
dey's suggestion has caused a tre
mendous sensation. The specula
tors in New York and elsewhere are
alarmed beyond measure and the
Southern planters aro delighted.
There is no doubt but the thing
can be done if those concerned
will but "put their shoulders to
If five cent cotton will not stim
ulate the planters to make au effort
to help themselves, we do not know
what will. It is quite certain,
also, that unless they do something,
and that right speedily, t ley will
get deeper in the mud than they
are now in the mire.
From the New York Tribuna,
"The bear element in speculative
exchanges is one of the 'most vi
the country have had to contend
against. The depressing influence
the bears of speculation have fer
the past year upon legitimate
trading has been one of the
unfortunate features of the hard
times and recuperation under
their savage attacks has been slow.
Natural conditions may, of
necessity, compel prices to drop,
but then the bears force them still
lower, never taking any thought
of who is to be the lc ser. The bear
element in speculation has caused
more distress, bankruptcy and ruin
than any adverse condition of the
times. It ia an element that stops
at nothing to make profits for
itself, and revels in its success.
"Unfortunately for tho people
of the South their staple product,
cotton, bas for the last year been
the foot ball of the operators of
decline in the trading on the cotton
exchanges here and abroad. There
has been no let up in the steady
warfare they have carried on
against it, and every possible trick
and device has been used to
hammer down the price."
In One Dav.
List of letters remaining in the Post
Office at Edgefleld C. H., S. C., Dec.
L L Adams, Cal Coleman,
3has Creighton, E N Dean,
r J Gardner, Stanmore Jones,
F M Mills, Jas H Maher,
r L Readen, D A Robinson,
Felie Scott, Miss W M Darden
Mrs Wm Jefferson, Miss M Scott
V?iss E Singleton, L Bronson,
["obie Miles, W P Simkins,
Frank Watson, Miss A Hillon.
When asking for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
Now for the Christmas cake
'Ou can get Citron, Seeded Raisins
md Cleaned Currants at J. L.
A im s.
In accordance with resolutions
adopted at the farmers meeting
leid on the 6th inst., the citizens
>f WiBe township aro called to
oeet at Horns Creek at 1 o'clock
>. m. Dec. 21sl, for the purpose of
rganizing a local club of the Cot
on Growers' Protective Associa
ion of Edgefield county.
W. ARTHUR COLLETT,
For Wise Township Commit lee.
When you get on Broad Stre<
Two stores of bargains-Unmatchc
throughout the entire County of I
can sell within the short winter be
You can't hardly call it Spending
page of argument. The following
19 pieces 36-inch all wool navy
serge, worth any where 4oc per yd,
at this sale 29c.
41 pieces all wool,fancy two-toned
checked cheviots, worth 4oc yd at
161 pieces 45-inch all wool covert
cloth, camel's hair, checks, plaids,
silk and wool mixtures, etc, not a
piece in the lot worth less than
75c yd, special 49c.
50 pieces half wool fancier, usu
ally 20c, at this sale 12 l-2c.
23 pisces, a job lot, of half wool
plaids, checks and plain dress
goods double width, the regular
price 22c any where, our price is
108 pieces single width worsted
and cashmere, all colors, black in
cluded, at 7c
At 35c 15 pieces 48-inch all wool
surah serge, can not be matched
At 46c 67 pieces novelty black
goods, all the latest wears, wortn
65c and 75c yard
At 65c llpieceB 50 incl1, all wool
black diagonal serge, worth 90c
At 25c 18 pieces black cashmere,
worth not less than 39c
21 pieces fancy colored brocade
silks, instead of 79c they' are
priced in this sale 39c
A lot of Roman stripe and fancy
brocaded silks, easily v >rth 75c,
READY MADE SKIRT'S.
48 full width, latest style black
C. H. S
After a (?wo month's tour of th<
extensive field of knowledge and ex
JV. XT O T.7 @ '
AT 910 BRO^
Where I will be'pleased to meet my
sons afflicted with any
Chronic or Long S
Special attention given to all di:
Consultation and examination I
I write no prescriptions, but pr
8 A.M. to 6 P. M. Office Hours. S
X>?. iv. m i
5th Door Above Campbell.
S. T. 1860-lOd.
IF YOU WANT A
WRY NOT BUY A]
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MA. / -A*
IT HAS A REPUTATION
FOR SALE BY-]
31 BROAD STREET,
st always look for two doors ab
?argest Stock i
tble, Unapproachable Bargains, just
lichmond and surrounding counties
?fore us, is our only reason. No fan
You Make Mo:
-a dollar goes such a loug ways-bu
prices will hold good for 15 days c
brocaded wool skirts, worth $2 50,
37 skirts left from last week's
sale at $1 38
33 skirts left over from last week
worth $3, at $2 48
37 skirts, black or fancy, the
$4 kind, at $3 25
108 men's block or blue cheviot
suits, the $5 50 kind, as a starter
65 men's blue frock suiis, nicely
made ; they are worth $7 50, at
this sale $4 90
36 M Clay worsted suits; you
can not duplicate same less than
$9, at $6 50
82 men's French Clay suits, tai
lor mad**; they are worth |20, a J
1 lot of 353 men' suits are left,
tho best from lots. As suits they
are all right and perfect, but as
merchandise they are pimply in
the way. We ?ire going to sell
I h ?rn at $5 aud $7 50
210 children's black suits to close
out at 65c
1 lot of children's $2 6uits tc
move at $1 25
1 lot of children's $3 suits to
move at $1 75
1 lot of $3 50 children's suits to
go at $2
1 lot of $4 children's suits to |
go at $2 50
1 lot of $5 children's suit to go
500 pairs of pani?, 2 00, 3 00
and 4 00, to go at $1 50
c H?NTE i:
- OF -
IS A.T HAXD.
? cities of the North, affording an
perience, 1 am again in
TA, G JL.,
friends and patients, and all per
seases peculiar to the female sex.
'"REE and invited,
epare my own medicines.
undays by previous engagement'
Nearly Opposite Planters Hotel, J *
S. T. 1860-10d
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' OF OVER 25 YEARS.
ove Kollock Street, and you wi
in the Largest
; such values that have made the i
. You can't afford to miss these I
lt of the goods-they repvcsent the c
ney by Spend i
t we don't propose to work on your i:
>nly, we reserve the right to limit <
. CURTAINS AND RUGS
AT CASH PRICES.
1 lot Smyrna rugs, $3 25 value,
at $1 89
1 lot African rugs, $2 25 valueB,
at $1 25
1 lot African rugs, 75c value, at
Hot curtains 3 yards long, $3 50
a pair, at $1 52
1 lot African rugs, 75c value,,
1 lot curtains 3 yards long, $2 a
pair, at $150
1 lot 2? yaid long curtains at
6 cases of standard prints at 4c
3 cases of ginghams in checks
at 3 l-2c
1 case of fast color dresss ging
hams at 5c
i bale of good grade mattress
ticking at 6c
3 bales of wide stiipe feather
ticking at 10c
100 pieces of extra heavy outing
flanneis, worth 10c anybody's
money, at 8c
1 case bleaching, yard wide, at
1 case bleaching, 3-4 wide, a
2 cases 4-4 Columbus bleaching
1 case Fruit of Loom 4-4 at 6?c
2 bales Sea Island 4-4, good qual
ity, at 4c
"lO bales 3-4 sheeting, your own
terest. of P. B. Tob:
of Hull & Tobin, w
notes, accounts or
them, I will contii
branches as heretoi
by the late firm, gi
sonal attention. I
eral advances to an
to hold their cotto
aud offer to all friei
essary to make the rj
The business is be
at the old stand.
P. B. TOBIN (
No. 5 WARRE
TUE FIRM OF HULL & TOBIN i
?ent, P. B. Tobin having sold ou his inte
?viii contract business on his own accour
;he property of Asbury Hull, who assumi
MR. P. B. TOBIN announces tl
Augusta Cotton and Compress Co., ]
Tobin, and organized the P. B. Tobi
?resident. Having thus disposed of
intire time and attention will be d(
md planters and merchants generali;
The firm has ample means anr;
?pou crops during the spring and su
Mr. Tobin's eighteen years ex[
Exporter is a guarantee of very best :
J. W. Til
-Importer and Who
ron, Steel, Hardware,
CANE MILLS AND 1
litter Beit Airicitiiral
AGENTS FOR BUCKEYE MOWI1
515 BROAD STRIEZE'
What is The Use of
PER DAY FOR HOTEL
GET THE BEST AND MOST
FOR 50 OR
'ER DAY AND TAKE YOUR ME
PAY FOR ONLY WHAT YOI
6 the only European Plan Hotel in I
)]?cited.. S. C. & Ga. trains pass the
Xv. JP. PGT
ll see the Place to buy Dry Go
of Southern '.
mme of High Famous aud gained
bargains. We are forced to cut the
hoice creations in woolen fabrics, fc
Lng Your Moi
magination by glowing adjectives ai
quantities when we think best.
6 bales 4-4 sheeting, your own
10 pieces 10-4 sheeting, good
quality, at 13c
10 pieces 10-4, free from starch,
16c pillow casing, a yard 8c
1 case of gent's heavy derby
ribbed fleeced shirts and drawers
worth-$1 50 a suit, now, garments
A case of gent's Norfolk and
Mew Brunswick wool and cotton
shirts and drawers, natural color,
patent elastic seams, worth $2 suit,
A case ot Norfolk and New
Brunswick medium weight merino
shirts and drawers, worth $2 74
suit, now, garment $1
Ladies' 50c quality fleeced
ribbed vests and pants, covered
seams, correct cuts, a bargain " at
26 inch all silk, gloria, paragon
frame, steel rod. Arabian Congo
26-inch pure sPk gloria, snage
handle, paragon frames, steel rod,
26 inch fine O K satine umbrella
26-inch China silk, fancy handle,
at $1.. 28
26-inch all silk taffeta wheel tops,
steel rod, paragon frame, imported
xiOG J^JSHD 1108 BR1
d the entire ili
lli in the firm
hich means all
obligations . to
sue tho Cotton
ra? ? - -TXT - - art--tvu
ving it my per
will make lib
y one desiring
u this season,
ids and patrons
ins as are nec
lext year's crop,
LUGU8TA, GA., October ll, 1897.
is this day dissolved by mutual con
rest to Asbury Hull. Each partner
it. All the assets of the late firm are
;s all the liabilities.
P. B. TOBIN.
HJSTA, GA., October 21,1897.
bat he has sold his interest, in the
retired from the firm of Hull &
u Cotton Co., ot which he will be
all his other cotton interests, his
ivoted to that of his old friends,
jr, who may favor him with their
I facilities for advauciug CASH
miner, and on cotton in store, at
lerience as a Cotton Factor and
results to his patrons.
Iesale Dealer In
j VMIIUI jj
, Wheelwrights' Tools,
Implements of all
STG MACHINES AND RAKES,
r, A.TJG-XJST^u, O-A..
Paying $2 to $3
ALS WHERE YOU PLEASE.
[J GET AND NO MORE.
Lugusta, Ga. Your patronage'is j
X Y JOUIS, Prop'r.
ods, Shoes and Clothing Chea
for us a Supremacy in Dry Good
prices on our fine imported goode
.ut simply the mistake of our over 2
ley "With Us
ad gush. Simply read the prices,
16 pieces red flannel, the 25o
kind, at 15c
28 of red or white, as a starter,
10 of white merino flannel, a
bargain at 25c
At 23c you can buy flannels
from us which others are selling
8 pieces of ribbed red flannel,
bought before the advance, 18c
1 lot of flannel, about 90 pieces
mixed, consist of red, blue, gray,
white or black, to close out at 12c
100 union suits for misses and
children, good quality fleece lined,
natural and white, perfect fitting
and non-shrinking, while they
last, suit 50c
Is doing the business this season,
because of the qualities offered at
before the rise ID wool prices
Eastern blankets, western blkts,
California blkts, scarlet blkts, fine
gray blkts, crib blkts
Bil's : Ofiy:
Bligh's - Cryi
Stock of Shoes, H
IN THIS B:
Retail selling at wholesale prices is
ed. Is it a wonder we are doh
of Augusta when everyb
cheaper here th
READ OUR PRICES AND YOU
Men's lace and congress shoes |
ill solid, $1.
Men's lace and congress shoes,
rood, $1 25.
Men's lace and congress shoe,
ixtra, $1 50.
Men's lace and congress shoe,
luperb, $2 00.
Our $2 50 genuine calf shoe, in
ill styles, is as good as any $3 00
ihoe in the city.
Gur $2.75 hand sewed genuine
?alf shoe, in all styles, we will put
igaiust anybody's $3 50 shoe.
And now we will tell you about
he ladies shoes :
We can give you ts Ladies' Kid
huton shoe at 75c.
DON'T FAIL TO CALL (
YOU BEYOND A DOUBT
rhe Great Bas1
E. Gk TA
907 BROAD ST., M?tt?
Krs. B. N. Buckley,
C25 Broad Street,
UGUSTA, - GEORGIA.
PENS ARD INKS.
All articles required by
moold or tho trade always kept un
per than any other Place in the
s, Shoes and Clothing, Retailing
, we have more than we think we
they are more convincing than a
Special Drive in Boys and " Misses
Boys Genuine Calf Bal., Coin toe,
sizes 2? to 6?, a value for $2.00,
drive price $1,50.
Boys Satin Calf Bal., plain or
cap toe regular sizes. Retailed
for $150, drive price $1.25..
Boy3 Solid Leather Buff Shoes,
sizes regular, in three styles of
toes, sold everywhere for Jl 25,
drive puce $1,00.
Youths Calf Bals., any" shape toe,
sizes ll to 2, a stylish fitter,
retail price $1.75, drive price
Youths Satin Bal., Heel or Spring
Heel, sizes regular, all solid
leather our ironclad, real valuo
$1.25, drive price $1.00
Misses Hand Welt Button Boots,
.sizes ll to 2, a sample lot, real
Misses a. ST tip, sizes 13 to 2, an
ideal shoe for a school girl,
manufacturers cost $1 50, drive
Men's Dongola Kid boots, solid
throughout, sizes regular, good
value $125, drive price $100
Misses Dongola Kid Boots, the
Globe Leader, sizes 12 to 2,3 ac
tual value $100, -drive price 75
Sizes 8? to ll, both for dress and
school, sold everywhere at $1.25,
drive price $1 00
Children school shoes patent leath
er tips, sizes regular, solid leath
er, worth $1.00, drive price 75c
Mens and Ladies shoes from 75c up
to $ 00 a pan
ital : Palace.
At a. restaurant doesn't seem
half filled unless served upon re-,
your own private table. "Dainty,"
"handsome," "exquisite" some
Puch words as these should better
describe it. And they're the words
that describe the bulk of our stock.
But the sense of sight and sound
is what wo prefer to have you use
in connection with it. , We want
yon to look.
sta! - Palace,
O O (3
'ats and Trunks,
a trade lever that cannot be equal
3g the Shoe and Hat business
ody knows they can buy
0NDER HOW WE CAN DO. IT.
We can "give" you a Ladies
Kid Button shoo at $1.
We can give you a Ladies' Kid
Button shoe at $1 25.
But when you come to our $1 50
Ladies.' Kid Button shoes we firmly,
believe that they are as good as the
shoes sold by other dealers at $2 00
Our $2 00, $250 and $3 00 Ladies'
Button shoes are perfectly mag
We never forget the Babies and
Babies Shoes from 25c up.
Children's Shoes in any, quality
In addition to Shoes we carry a
full line of Hats, Caps and Trunks.
)N US, WE PROMISE
TO SAVE YOU MONEY.
;ern Shoe Co.,
LGER. AUGUSTA, GA.
657 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, BA