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Tl'US. J. ADAMS,.EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5.
Detroit had a $125,000 fire last]
The groat a?d small powers of
Europe are all trying to grab a
piece of China ou the siy.
Japan has a fleet of twenty war
ships and is ready for aD aggres
sive or defensive policy.
The acreage sown in wheat in
Texas and Arkansas is the great
est ever known.
It is claimed that the long dis
tance telephone is responsible for I
the marked decrease in passenger]
traffic on the railroads.
A young man in Charleston and
oue in Augusta lost their lives by
tuo accidental discharge of a gun
while hunting on Christmas day.
The $70,000 received from the'
dispensary sales will be distributed
in January to the schools of the
State und* r Gen. Norton's plan foi
the $3 per caput.
All the township boards of pen
sions in the State are expected to
meet at their respective court
house on Monday, Jan. 17th inst.,
to revise the lists of Confederate
The severity of the recent cold
snap enables us to sympathize
with the gold hunters in the Klon
dike region, where the thermome
ter registers 70 degrees below zero.
Scarcity of food adds to their suf
It is confidently predicted that
cotton will go to eleven centc dur
ing this month, January, a very
easy thing to predict, and a very
kinoTthing on the part of the pre
Charleston's city council has
agreed to appropriate $1,500 an
nually for five scholarships in the
South Carolina Military Academy,
provided the legislature will con
tinue to aid that institution.
The report c^jftp^rnrr TV a s tiing- j r
Am that there were 4,289 cases of IC
yellow lever reported in the South
in the past year, and of this num
ber 446 proved fatal. An exchange,
in commenting on this item, notes
lhat yellow fever is not as fatal
as liquor inking, as 100,000
deaths are attributed to that habit
each year. At the same rate of
fatality as in yellow fever cases
this number of deaths would
.require 961,660 drunkards in the
President Hartzog's report
shows that Clemson College is
now prosperous and every de
partment of the institution in fine
shape. President Hartzog makes
a detailed report of the work being
done. The College, he says, had
enrolled at the beginning of the
year 337 students ; there are now
303 students enrolled and during
the year 1897 there have been 387
students enrolled, of which number
12 have been from other States.
President Hartzog says that it was
ihought the sikness at the College
might have affected the attendance,
out ;he number of students is even
larger than usual.
A Raleigh, N. C., dispatch says
the cotton mills of that state are
all as busy as can be. More than
50 per cent of them are running
on double time, to keep up with
their orders. It is also announced
that 40 per cent of mills of South
Carolina are running on extra
time, and a large number of them
on double time. In each state the
Christmas holdays will be cut short
since the mills are rushed
with orders. This condi
tion is in striking contrast with
the condition in New England,
where the mill owners are ranning
on short lime and cutting down
the wages oi their operatives in an
effort to make both ends meet.
After a while possibly the New
Englanders will realize thai their
only salvation is to pull up stakes
and come south.
Ia One Day.
HOPE HE KNOWS.
Secretary of tho Treasury Gage
in a recent^^??rHgp- -^r^?licjsjthat
"good M| B VT >t he?e?^?a4.
"TbJ fer-g ?f g?0^ tiT03 to
our cSHpjjfcjot DOW far off ; our
good timesaw light at hand, de
pendent merely, altogether, on our
willingness to worthily greet them
and keep them.
"Throughout the length and
breadth of our land blessings have
been showered in bounteousness
by 1897. Some of us at the open
ing of this year just ended pre
sumed to be hopeful-a few of us
even to be confident-that 1897
would blaze a pathway for pros
perity. They who are most opti
mistic were (by the test of results)
still amply conservative. And the
accomplishment of 1897 makes in
deed a glorious contrast with the
dreary record of wrecking years
In One Day.
We clip the following from the
Sunday States of New Orleans:
A Southern woman for the first
time is to have her name engvaved
upon a monumei. t as the designer,
and it is no slight gratification to
know that this distinction has
been awarded a New Orleans artist,
Miss Virginia Thomas Montgom
ery, who has long since held a
foremost place in the art world of J
the Southern metr?poli''.
The monument that is to be j
built after Miss Montgomery's de- i
sign is to be erected as a Confed- !
prate memorial in San Antonio,!
Texas, and is to be a very hand
some tribute to tho Lost Cause. It
is to be made of the same stone as
is in the capitol building at Aus
Miss Montgomery submitted her
design to the Barnard Bee Chapter
of San Antonio in the early sum
mer and as she knew that she was
one of many able competitors she
hardly dared hoped for the tri
umph that has come to her.
In the official notification that
came to this clever artist telling
heart and jg^-^ftTSsubject was
30 tender and dear that it could
hardly haymaking beauty."
^J&Ss Montgomery, although a
esident for many years in New
)rleans, is a native of Alabama,
teing a graud-daughter of Judge
Jlocker, formel ly of Edgefield, S.
a distinguished Alabama jurist,
'ho, during thq latter days of his
ife practiced law in this city,
he comes from a family noted for
rains and unusual cleverness,
[er mother, Mrs. Julia Blocker
[ontgomery, is prominent in the
lucational world, and has also
on laurels as a talentad writer.
Weather Observer C. A. Long, of
rentoD, sends us the following
ita of the weather for thc month
st ended :
Max. Temp. 69; date Ith.
Min. Temp. 30; date 25th.
Mean Temp. 49.7.
Number of clear days, 12 ; partly
)udy, 8 ; cloudy, 10.
Prevailing wind direction 13
For Dec. 1893, 2.98 inches.
" 1894,3.37 "
" 1896, 3.31 "
" 1897, 1.54 ?
" 12 months, 1894, 54.81 inches
" 12 ? ?395,57.33 <l
" 12 " ?896,44.49 "
" ll " 1897,51,11 ;'
i One Day,
idies, you will find pretty Hats
ie latest styles and colors and
irantee to please at che Misses
selected to ir
able and hel
AND I Write for Des
THE DEACON'S SERMON
A New Version ol' thc Lazarus -
z a rich man, narrie De
grees, eu Jike\TN.e a po' man name
Latherus. Wei.1, Latherus com !
'long 'bout Christmas, en boin' all
stove up wid de rheumatism, en
threaten wid de smallpox, ho set
down fer ter res' himself 'longsid ;
de rich man's gate; eu Latherus,
bein' hongry, holler out : 'Chris'
mus gif !'But de rich man toll him :
'Go 'way furn heah^man ! I ain't
got ez much ez a crumb fer you !'
Enden dogs come out en chase
him cff. But, see de prewention
er providence ! Do rich man overeat
himself,en wake up stone dead, en
hotter den de sun in August. En
he look 'roun' en say : 'Whar is
I?'En de dev:l answer: 'My sou,
you's in de firo department. You
j'inedias' night!" Don de rich man
say: 'I wish you please, sub, tell
Runnel Latherus ter turn do hose
on me, kase dis heall's hot stuff 1"
But de devil make answer: 'Yo'
fr'en Latherus is up y?nder,
Bpendin' Chrismua wid Mister
Abraham, en he done sen' word
dat he ain't got time ter fool wid
you. You's my meat now en I
gwine tor br'ile you till you plumb
brown!' En all bokase do rich
man fail to como down wid de
money when Latherus holier
'Chismus gif !' Kow many sinners
hean ?3 gwine ter do like Degrees
done ! How many is gwine ter drive
Latherus furn de gate on Chris'
mus day Brer Williams, pass de
hat, en less see!"-South.
Quinine and other fe
yer medicines take from 5
to 10 days to cure fever.
Johnson's Chili and Fever
Tonic cures in ONE DAY.
Notice to Creditors.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
EDG EFIKLD COUNTV.
lu Probate Court.
P O Th u rm ou J, a s ad minis ! rato r
of the estate o? T C Thurmond;
r W Thurmond, et al., D?fendants.
On reading and riling tho Com
plaint in the above entitled action
ind on notice of J. Wm. Thurmond,
Pl a i n t i ifs A ttorn ey. It- is ovdei c d
:hat all and singular ike crbdito 3
if the estate of T. 0. Thurmond,
leceased, be find they ave hereby
required to make proof of their
?laims before the Proba!e Judge
'oz Edgefield county at his ofiice
n the town of. Edge field, in this
State"; on or before the ,5th day of
?ebruarvyl89S,-DT else bo debarred j jj
irinted at Edgefield, S. C., once a
reek for four consecutive weeta
e?w^heTa^-rlth-f]a v of February.
J. D. ALLEN, [L. S.]
J. P. E. C.
Anyone sending n sketch and description may
?ulckly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention ls probably patentable. Communica
:ions8trictlyconildi>iiti'il. Handbook on Patents
lent freo. Oldest agency for securing patents.
Patents taken thronch Slunn & Co. receive
mecial notice, without ch.-i-eo. iu tho
1 handsomely Illustrated weekly. Larccst rlr
mlatlon of any ecienttilc Journal. Terms, fil a
oar: four months, $L Sold by all newHdealorc.
MUNN & Co.36,Broadway- New York
Brauch Offlee, 625 F St., Washington, D. CL
?THE STYLISH PATTERN." Af
istic Fashionable. Original. Perfect- f A^
"itting. Prices 10 and ?? cents, f, ca
Jone higher. None better at any price. ?
omc reliable merchant sells them in ! go I
early every city or town. Ask for f ' i
?em, or they can bc had by mail from (J r '
s fn either New York cr Chicago. V ??J
iampr. taken. Latest Fashion Sheet ? P1
nt upon recc?p? of ons cent io pay A TH]
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valuable for the hems. Fashions of I '
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THE McCALL COrwPANY.V I
446 West 14th Street, Nev/ York.
IS? F??ih Avenue, Chicago?
ited to order at
5EFDS are sp >cially grown and
icet the needs and requirements of
criptive Catalogue is most valu
pful in giving cultural directions
e information about all seeds
pted to the South,
LE and FLOWER SEEDS,
and Clover Seeds, See?
otatoes, Sesd Oats
i and Farm Seeds.
criptive Catalogue. Mailed free.
WOOD & SONS,
N, - - RICHMOND, VA.
ST SEED HOUSE IN THE SOOTH.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Court ot' Probate.
For Belief.- Complaint Served.
P O Thurmond, as administrator
of the estate of T O Thurmond,
T W Thurmond, P E Thurmond,
Mary W Thurmond, H O Thur
moud, C H Thurmond, E J
Thurmond, H J Thurmond, B E
Thurmond and O S Thurmond,
To the Defendants TW Thurmond,
P E Thurmond, Mary W Thur
mond, H O Thurmond, C H
Thurmond, E J Thurmond, H J
Thurmond, B E Thurmond and
O S Thurmond :
You are hereby summoned and
required to answer the Complaint
in this action of which a copy
is herewith served upon you
and to serve a copy of your an
swer to the said Complaint on the
subscriber at his office, Edge
tield C. H., S. C., within twenty
days after .the service hereof, ex
clusive of tho day of such service;
and if you fail to answer the Com
plaint within the time aforesaid,
the plaintiff in this action will ap
ply to the Court for the relief de
manded in the Complaint.
Dated Dec. 29th. 1897.
"j; WM. THURMOND,
Attest:-J. D. ALLEN, [L. S.]
J. P. E. C,
To T W Thurmond, Mary W Thur-,
mond, H O Thurmond, C H
Thurmond, E J Thurmond, H J
Thurmond, B E Thurmond and
O S Thurmond,non-resident de
You will pleasa take notice that
the Complaint in the above enti
tled action has this day been filed
in the office of the Judge of Pro
bate for the county of Edgefield
in the State of South Carolina.
Dated Dec. 29th, 1897.
J. WM. THURMOND,
Attest-J. D. ALLEN, [L. S.]
J. P. E. 0
pp. p. BL mm
HAS REMOVED TO
?O: 7TH ST., AUGUSTA, GA.,
Whore ha will still continue to
FREE EYE TESTS .
?or all defects of sight. Grinds
my s h ape;:: and. style of lenses^
jjjjp-- v;ll wait.
?S. Ii ffi?GET?
TRENTON, S. C.
Nice line of popular books, pa
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AUGUSTA, - GA
GEO. P. COBB,
JOECnsrsTOJsr, s. o.
Furniture and Household Goods,
Wagons, Buggies, Harness, Saddles, Etc.
HAVE JUST PURCHASED A NEW AND BEAUTIFUL
H JE) A. ? ? E>
Calls by Telephone promptly answered anti attended to.
LOWEST PTIIOES. .,
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?F. B. CARR & BROTHER, j
-Importers anti Dealers in- s
I Wines, Liquors, Cigars and Tobacco. ?
I Special Attention Given to Jug and Shipping Trade. ?
108-110 CENTRE STREET, |
1 AUGUSTA, - - '- GEORGIA, j
iiii II nilli lilli ii ii i II i iiiii II 11111 II II ni f mun 11 mei ii m m i un m ii II 1111 n.iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini.?mg
YOUR ATTENTION /
_=--IP YOU Jsr EEHDz
Coot Steves, Stove Pis, Stove Pipe, Tinware, Well Bnckets
Loaded Shells, Canned Goods, Confeetionaries.
Evaporators Repaired or made to Order.
LARGEST COOK STOVE FOR THE MONEY.
Coffee Pots, Milk Buckets, and Covered Buckets made from the best of
Tin in the market. Repairs for Cook Stoves I sell, kept in stock. Call
on or address
CHAS. A.. AUSTIN",
UOHIlSrSTOIsI", S. O.
Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
Tobaccos and Smokers' Articles.
Six Year Old Corn Whiskey at $2 00 per gallon.
Prompt attention given to the Jug Trade.
All orders must be accompanied with the cash.
847 BROAD STREET, - - - AUGUSTA, GA.
-importer and Wholesale Dealer In
. Steel Hardware, Nails, Cutlery. Cins,
Blacksmiths', Carpenters', Wheelwrights' Tools,
CANE MILLS AND EVAPORATORS.
tr Beliing, ipciLtsral Implements of all Kinds,
AGENTS FOR BUCKEYE MOWING MACHINES AND RAKES.
915 BROAD STREET, AUGUSTA, GA.
S. F. BAKER.
B3ii /ft-B^Fa3,ff8^ G., Qft,
JERRY T. SMITH
Fireproof Warehouse, Cor. . Reynolds and Campbell Sis..
Consignments of Cotton Solicited
Personal Attention Given to all Rosiness.
At a restaurant doesn't seem
half filled unless served upon re
spectable Ubina, but even the term
"respectable" doesn't answer for
your own private table. "Dainty,"
"handsome," "exquisite" some
such words as these should better
describe it. And they're the words
that describe the bulk of our stock.
But the sense of sigh! and sound
is what we prefer to have you use
in connection with it. We want
vou to look.
ligh's - Crystal - Palace,
_809 BROAD STREET._
ie J ohnston Institute.
?RE are schools and schools, but there aro some reasons why you should
Itronize the Johnston Institute:
-Johnston is a healthful location, on the famous "Ridge," which com
prises portions of Aiken, Edgeiield, Lexington and Saluda Counties. It
is absolutely free from malaria. The same diurnal range of temperature
as Santa Barbara, Cal.
-Johnston is a moral community with few allurements to vice. No bar
rooms or vicious company to degrade the students.
-The Superintendents conduct two boarding halls-Pickens Hall for
young men and Rebecca Motte Hall for young ladies. In these Halls the
students are under restrictions and give their undivided time to their
The Institute is conducted on a Military basis. Boys are permitted, but
not required, to wear uniforms. This uniform is cheap, handsome and
durable. Students are taught to obey, as one can never rule well until
he first learns to obey well.
-Our course of study is thorough, practical and progressive, We lit stu?
lents for life, as College Diplomas are issued to those who deserve them,
?We have Special Departments offering superior instructions in Book
ceeping, Painting and Music. Call and see the character of work done.
Dur rooms are open to inspection.
Ve have a big school. There is something stimulatingand inspiringabout
arge schools, because ?iliiUjren learn not only from books but by ab
We have eleven teachers, S. M. Martin. John Lake, A. J. Reamy, 0. C,
tarbert, Miss A.S.Arnold, Miss Sophie S wea ri ni; en, Mrs. L. C. b?ti ni er,'
)b, Mrs. J. II. White, Mrs. A. J. Reamy. We
liss Sue Sloan, Mrs. S. S. Cobb
ill add more if necessary
Dur School is uiHer Christian influence, but strictly unsectarian. No
arrow denominational lines are drawn.
We are giving thebest possible education at the least possible cost,
he Institute is the school for the people. Board and tuition from $10
) $12 per month, according to grade. Provisions taken in payment of
jard. Students received at any time, i-'or further information address
&. ?->!. MARTIN,
- OF -
I ri AT ITA ND.
WHY NOT YOU?
After a two month's tour of the cities of the North, affording an
extensive field of knowledge and experience, I am again in
AT 910 BROAD STREET,
Where I will be pleased to meet my friends and patients, and all per
sons afflicted with any
Chronic Ox Long Standing Diseases.
Special attention given to all diseases peculiar to the female sex.
Consultation and,'examination FREE and invited.
I write no prescriptions, but prepare my own medicines.
8 A. M. to 6 P. M. Office Honrs. Sundays by previous engagement.
DR. TSP. TC. A LFORD,
5th Door Above Campbell.
Nearly Opposite.Planters Hotel,
At R. L. FOX
S. T. 1860-10d.
S. T. 1860-10d
IF YOU WANT A GOOD
WHY NOT BUY AN
IT HAS A REPUTATION OF OVER 25 YEARS.
POR SALE BY
CHAELE8 J3. ^AZ,LEIST,
31 BROAD STREET, AUGUSTA, GA.
[?here Are No Rings
The Peerless PEAK !
DISLOCATED PROFITS ON ALL |OUR GOODS! How Dis
located? Why nil the profits go the purchaser except the very
smallest "smidgin" tous. Wi? are able to sell cheaply because
we buy for c?sh and of the largest wholesale houses ?ii the con
tinent. Besides we buy largely and now have on cur shelves
and counters the heaviest stock that can be shown in the enanty.
Come and see and be comviuced thatit is the truth we are tell
Read 'Tliis! Read This!
Just opened 200 cases of the best .ind cheapest Shoes you ever saw. Don't
is us if you want a bargain in Shoes.
A.1X?. 'JTliis Too !
Our DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT is now complete, and teeming with
most fashionable stuffs and the best values. Inspect our elegant stock of
DER WEAR, HOSIERY and GLOVES. Hear the prices and you will buy
or&Sj CLOTHING STOCK:.
See it, and you will be forced to say that no such stock, as regards solidity
e and cheapness has ever been brought to Edgelield. On our counters yon
find a large and well assorted stock of men's and boys' Hat J and Caps,
r arrival in Trunks and Valises, and they are very cheap.
OUR WRAPS' CAPES, BEEFERS AND BLAZEES !!!'
A.s regards our Wraps, Capes, Reefers and Blazers, words cannot describe
i. They must be seen and priced. '
l-l ats and Ribbons.
)ur lines in these goods are by far the most attractive we haver ever yet
TUMBLE TO THE RACKET.
Ve want your trade, and extend to one all and a cordial invitation to visit
d see the greatest variety of goods ever gathered under one roof in Edge
J. W. PEAK,
)HN R. SCHNEIDER,
ESTABLISHED A. D. 1846.
- Importer and Wholesale and Retail Dealer in -
QUORS, PINE WINES,
HAVANA CIGARS, MINERAL WATER, ETC.
AND 802 BEOAD ST, AUGUSTA, GA, '
URBANA WINE COMPANY,
ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWING ASS'N.