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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 1901.
j lLOCTAI IND PERSONAL. I
Fisherman's Lock at Johnston
Read Optician George F. Hims'
card in this issue.
Master Carroll Cogburn visited bis
old home, Johnston, on Sunday last.
Mr Trapp McManus worshipped
at McKendrees on Sunday.
There is quite a breezy time in
Penn's Btore. Go fen yourself.
Mrs R L Dunovant spent Sun
day with her parents in the coun
Mr J J Bell and family have remov
ed to the heuse recently vacated by Mr
Messrs E J and J L Mims spent last
Friday at their old home above Meet
Mr and Mrs W F Dobey and cbild
dren, of Aiken, spent a few days here
Mr and Mrs S McGowen Simpkins
and family leave this week to visit in
Miss Coy Wood lias been here
for some weeks with her aunt, Mrs
Miss Mildred Dorn, daughter oft
Mr Jesse Dorn, is convalescing
from a spell of fever.
The Misses Caughman have been
the recent guests of their brother,
Mr Jake Caughman.
Mr. James E. Hart took a little
outing last week and went seining.
He had luck-fieherman's luck.
Messrs. T. Furse & Co. have
purchase., a horse to use in de
livering goods from their store.
Mr and Mrs Holloway Harli and
children returned home on Friday, af
ter a pleasant vacation in the country.
Mrs J W Hill bas returned to Edge
field, after a two weeks stay with her
sister, Mrs Wade S Cochran, in Abbe
Mrs Sophie Killebrew and Miss
Leila Boatwright are at the home
of Mrs Gelina Jones, on Columbia
Rev. Mr. Davis, of the Methodist
church, is conducting a revival meet
ing at McKendrees, assisted by Rev. T.
Miss Ada Black, of Barnwell,
and Myrtie Plunkett, of Aiken
county, are visiting Miss Lessie!
Miss Rhett Sheppard is at home, af
ter having spent a delightful fortnight
at Wi mi ?boro, the guest of the Misses
The house owned by Mr Horde
Allen, on Columbiastreet, .recent
IL1 3 adorned with a coat of paint.
W W Wise has bought of J K Quin
by 270 acres of land located in Edge
field county, three miles from Trenton
for $2,000.-Aiken Cor. of The State,
Colonel Robert Watson, of Ridge
Spring, and Mr A B Watson, of Bates
burg,were among the prominent atten
dants upon the Farmers Institute at
We are informed that Mrs Liz
zie Folk will leave very soon for
the great Johns Hopkins hospital
in Baltimore, accompanied by Mr
and Mrs D B Hollingsworth.
Lieutenant-Governor James H.
Tillman and George D. Tillman
spent a day ia Ninety-Six recent
ly, the guests of Mr. Jas. T. Boze
rnan, cav^tbA Ninflty-SlX COrreS
pondent to Greenwood Index.
Mr W B Hollingsworth attend
ed the great Farmers' Institute at
Clemson college last week. More tba n
200 farmers were enrolled this ses
sion, whereas last year there were only
60, The spirit of progress grows. Mr
Hollingsworth has returned home.
An excellent article from the
pen of Mr. J. L. Reynolds on the
Pan-American Exposition will be
found on the second page of this
paper. It contains some very in
teresting and suggest ive ideas.
President A. E. Padgett's friends
were rejoiced to see him on the
streets Saturday for a short while,
after such a long and serious spell
of fever. He is still feeble, but on
the road to complete recovery.
Mr and Mrs David Strother and
little daughter, Miss Mattie Car
michael, and the Misses Sibley,
of Augusta, nieces of Dr Ham
mond Carmichael, attended ser
vices at the Baptist church on last
Mrs Paul Quattlebaum has had
the pleasure this week of seeing
her brother, Mr Harvey Whittle,
of Alabama, whom she had not
seen before (in 25 years, He is
still her guest, and also her sister,
Mrs Carrie Maffett, of Fruit Hill.
The young man who was once
called little Willie Dobson, but
who is now too large and diguified
tq be called Willie any longer, was
iii Edgefield last week visiting his
parents, Mr and Mrs Q L Dobson.
Mr. Willie Dobson is in business
at Beech Island, having the posi- I
sition of bookkeeper in the mer-1
cantile establishment of Mr Han- j
kinson at that plage.
Ridgefield has become a very j
popular name, so much so .nat
some of our 1 >w country citizens J
have take it as a surname. For in
stance, Miss Martha and Mr Geo,
j?dgefiold were bona fide visitors
at Beaufort last week.
IF you own a Steam Cotton Gin send
us your name. We make you a pro
position that will bring you in big
money without investing a dollar.
SOUTHERN CANNING CO.,
\l\ Broadway, New York City.
After tlie Ball is Over.
After the ball is over-you need rest.
Dancing without hugging ia not best
Dancinga graceful accomplishment ?
'Twill send you to eternal torment !
Mr H H Sternbridge was in town
Professor Bailey has roturned
"Fisherman's Luck" at Johnston on
next Friday night. Attend.
Mrs Luther Bell is in Parksville on
a visit to relatives tor a while.
Little Miss Nellie Jon^s ia on a
few days visit at Ridge Spriug.
Miss Mamie Lake is in Edgefield at
Mrs. Ida Sheppard's for a few weeks.
Mr Barnwell Jones will make a
business trip to Ridge Springs this
Miss Myra Watson Pearce and Mas
ter Walter Hill Fearce are at Ridge
Mrs F. B Hollingsworth has been
quite sick for a week or more, but is
Mrs Rufus Dorn and Mrs Motte
Payne paid a visit to Mr and Mrs Hor
ace Dorn last week.
Miss Carrie Ewbank?, of Aiken,
is the guest of the Miss Ouzte at
MisB Ella Mays Allen returned
on Monday from a visit to relatives
at Meeting Street.
Mr Walton Fuller and Miss Mary
Ann Fuller were the guests of Mr and
Mrs W W Adams last week.
Mr Paul Quattlebaum has re
turned from his visit to his old
home in Aiken county.
Miss Ruby Glover, of Batesburg,
is the guest of her cousin, Miss
Ella Mays Allen.
Mrs Sewell, of Augusta, is visit
ing her brother, Mr Charlie Brun
son, near Edgefield.
Mr H H Rast, of Pensacola,
Florina, has been the gueet of Mr
B E Nicholson for the past week.
Miss Elise Bowie ha3 returned to her
home in Abbeville,after a pleasant vis- ;
it to friends in Edgefield and Bradley.
Mrs W W Adams and children left |
last week for a ten days ^ isit to the :
home of Mr Charles Fuller at Liberty ?
Miss Eloise Jones and little Mi??
Ruth Edwards, of Ridge Spring,
were with Mrs. Bragg Jones last 1
Mr Theodore Tompkins, of Colum- ]
bia, was in Edgefield last week the
guest of his cousin, A S Tompkins, '
Esq., and family.
Li rand Mrs John May have return
ed from a two weeks stay in the coun
try. Mr May is looking well and much ,
improved since his recent spell of fever
And Captain Jim Miner sends .
ns word by Will Strom that he
' may not make a full crop, but
will get fully three-thirds of "fi ?
crop" both corn and cotton.
The Ninety-Six correspondent to
the Greenwood Index welcomes
Mrs W F Head and her daughter,
Miss Metta Head, to Ninety-Six.
Miss Carrie Talbert, a charming i
young lady from Edgefield, is on a
visit to her relatives at Phoenix, Mrs
Lillian Lake and others.-Greenwood
Mr and Mrs Henry Powell who !
occupy the old McCullough place
in Buncombe, will remove to the
Antioch section of Edgefield coun
ty this fall.
Mrs Richard Anderson and family
left on Thursday last to join her hus
band, Rev Richard Anderson, in Char
leston. They will remain there for
about six weeks.
Last week's Johnston Monitor
contained an extremely compli
mentary notice of Mrs Louisa
Sheppard, who has been visiting
Mrs A J Mobley at Johnston.
Mr James E Hart loaves ror the
Northern markets-New York, Bal
timore, and ol her points-the lat
ter part of this week to purchase
his fall and winter stock of goods.
Mr. W. H. Turner, leaves today
(Wednesday) for New York, where
he will purchase a supply of fall
and winter goods for his depart
ment store. Watch for his new
ad. when bis goods arrive.
Mr and Mrs C W Rawson have
gone to Augusta on a visit to rela
tive. They will go, after about
a week, to Asheville, N. C., to
make a short visit-Albany Daily
It is stated as very probable
that Mr James Mims will return
to town with his family as soon au
Rchcol opens. We hope that it is
true, and we may be enabled to
welcome them all back in a few
Miss Kate Carter, now of Colum
bia, is on a visit to her sister Mrs
Wallace Townsend, at Niuaty-Six.
The correspondent to the Green
wood Index says of her ; " Miss
(Jarter is a. charming young lady
and an especial favorite in Ninety
Misses Ida May and Aileen Mc
Gee return to their home in Green
ville today. These attractive young
ladies have been the reoipients of
many pleasant social attentions
during their stay in town,and their
many friends in Edgefield regret
to see them leave.
The friends of Mr Oliver Dob
son will regret very much to hear
that he was afflicted with a slight
stroke of paralysis on last Thurs
day. We are glad to state iiowev
er, that it did not eeem to be a se
vf re one, and he ii still up and
able to be out.
An entertainment- Fisherraaiiis
Luck-will be given at Johnston nest
Friday evening. Be sure to go.
The following delegates were ap
pointed at the conference of the Bap
tist church on Sunday morning, to the
association which meets at Little Stev
ens Creek church on Wednesday, Sep
tember 4th, viz; Dr L R Gwaltney,
O Sheppard, A H Tompkins, D B Hoi
lingsworth, W B Cogburn, and FNK
Mr and Mrs Arthur Youngblood
returned to their home at Winter
Seat on Friday, after a few days
visit to the home of Dr Mauly
Timmons. Mr Youngblood has
recently made a trip to Batesburg,
where he will in a short time re
move to engage in the mercantile
Mies Nellie Hill, of Edgefield,
and Miss Nettie Bell,of Parksville,
daughter of Dr. Bell, were the sue
cessful competitors in tho exami
nation for the Winthrop college
scholarship. Hugh Nicholson, the
son of School Commissioner Nich
olson, won the scholarship to the
South Carolina college.
And Sheriff Ouzts told the peo
ple of Edgefield county about the
middle of July, through the col
umns of THE ADVERTISER, that it
was then too early to predict on
the cotton crop, that there was
time enough to make a good crop
of cotton and com and possibly an
extraordinary crop of cotton. The
"extraordinary'' is almost in sight.
Hon. John C. Sheppard has
quite recently purchased two very
fine carriage horses from Mr. Ben
Jones, and a new carriage, one of
the finest vehicles of its kind ever 1
brought to Edgefield, has just ar
rived. Edgefield is rapidly re
turning to her pristiue splendor
when many of her citizens were
the possessors of this accompani- i
ment of wealth. i
We direct attention to the ad
vertisement of Converse college, i
This is an institution the state
should be, and is, proud of. It is !
a permanent gift to the cause of
educating our young women, and
is controlled by a non-denomina- i
tiooal Board of Trustees. It has a
good endowment, and is ranking :
in thejsouth as do tho best colleges
for women in the north.
In the post office last Thursday the
following conversation passed : First ;
Lady-"If I don't get a letter today I'm
?oingto stand on my head." Second
Lady--(Excited) ''Well, I certainly do
hope you'll get one." She got one. i
Gone to New York.
"The early bird catches the
worm.*' Mr. J W Peak, of the New
York Racket store, leaves today for
the "Great Metropolis ' to purchase
bis fall stock of goods. Mr Peak
always " takes time by the fore
lock" and makei his semi-annual
trips to New York early in the
. _?_-. .i...-,' -?
List of letters remaining in the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., August 17,
Mrs Willer DeVore, Mrs Rebec
ka Foreman, Mrs Dabner Jones,
Archie Arfbur, J J Griffin, W F
When asking for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
S. C. C. I. News.
Rev B D Thames spent a day or two
in Edgefield last week.
Rev Luther White ia conducting re
vival meetings at Rocky Creek this
Miss Annie Scott, of Johnston, an
other one of our students, is visiting
Miss Ada Sanders in Barnwell.
Miss Pawnee Tyler, of Aiken, is vis
iting the Misses'DeLoach, near Har
mony church. Miss Tyler is a very
attractive and pretty young lady, who
was a student at the Institute during
the past session.
Good Roads Convention.
The Good Roads convention of
this county will meet in the Court
House at Edgefield on Monday,
September 9th, at which time the
society will be addressed by Sena
tor Benjamin R. Tillman, ex-Gov
ernor Sheppard, Representativas
RainBford and Strom, Mayson and
others upon " The best method of
improving our public highways."
This meeting should be largely at
tended by all who are interested
in having good roads. Remember
the date and do not fail to be pres
ent. You will derive more bene
fit from this meeting than from
a dozen political meetings.
The Ninety-Six Baptist church
has agreed to furnish ono of the
new dormitory rooms at Furman
Dr Lansing Burrows has beon
nominated secretary of the Home
Mission Board of the Southern
Baptist Convention. It is not yet
known whether he will accept.
The Rev H C Buchholz, pastor
of the Chester Baptist cburch,who
so charmed the people of Edge
field in an address befoie che grad
uating class of the South Carolina
Co-Educational Institute in 1900,
will oonduct a revival meeting a',
Batesburg, beginning Monday, the?
26th of August. He is one of tho j
ablest ministers in the state.
I will be in my placo of busi
ness permanently on and afler
GEO. F. MIMS,
Rock Hill is hav nj .i Inspirai
Dr C C Jones was elected may
or of Greenville last week.
AI A Pierce, an ex-policeman of
Columbia, died in that city on last
The Baptist church at Denmark
was burned last week. It was in
sured for $1,000,
WC Whitney is erecting a $12,
000 squash court near his fine resi
dence in Aiken.
A $25,000 tennis court is being
built at Aiken on Park avenue at
the rear of the club building.
A new daily paper will be pub
lished at Newbrery, commencing
September 1st. Long life to it.
Miss Leonora Hagood Coogler
died in Columbia Thursday. She
wae the youngest sister of J Gor
Captain Claude E Sawyer of th?
United States army in the Philip
pines, haB returned to his home in
Mr T J Cunningham, of Cheater
county .was elected state phosphate
inspector Friday, to succeed Col.
S W Vance, deceased.
William Gardner and Mack Dix
on, of near Greenville, shot and
killed each other last week, after
quarreling over some Bmall mat
William Henderpou, aged 24,
died in Columbia hospital last
week. He was a machinist iu the
omploy of the Southern's machine
An engine and 14 cars were de
railed on the Son them' Thureday
near CroBwell, five miles west ol
Greenville, as the result cf a rear
and collisiou. No lives lost.
James R Jordan, the retiring
city clerk and treasurer of Aiken,
?B short in his accounts $2,215,40.
He is about 70 years of age aud
bas held this position 30 years. It
is not generally thought that the
shortage is due to any misappro
priation of the funds. The short
age is fully covered by idemnity
The Way to Success.
Wallace Prescott will leave in a
few weeks time for Clemson col
lege, where he will spend another
year and graduate in the textile
department. Mr Wallace Prescott
from his boyhood has been esteem
ed and admired f Dr bis nobility of
charac'er, his soberness and mod
Bsty of manner and of speech. He
was upright as a child, " for eveu
a child is known by his doings,
whether they be pure or whether
they be right." After graduating
at Furraan University, he deter
mined to study tbe mill business,
and taking the proper, wise, and
practical view oft1-" ST?'H ' ? '
first became a stuc
largely throwu in
for about two year
Mill section of OT
the operatives. F<.
he has been a stud
tile department ol viemtiou, ana
is thus fitting himse'f thoroughly
for the specialty which he will
Ilise o? Election.
There will be an election held
in the Court House of Edgefield, S.
C., on Mouday, August 26th, 1901,
to elect one Alderrian of the Town
of Edgefield, to serve the unexpir
ed term of W. N. Burnett, deceas
ed. Polls open from 8 o'clock a.
m. to 4 o'clock p. m. Managers:
W. H. Bee, D. T. Grice, and L. P.
By order of Council.
W. W. ADAMS,
Attest : Mayor,
B. J. CROOKER,
Clerk and Treas,
? ol Protein's Salo.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, >
CONKTY OF EDGEFIELD. )
In the Probate Court.-P. B. Day,
as Administrator of Ihe Estate
of Miss Amanda Harrison, de
ceased, vs. James M. Harrison,
NOTICE is hereby given that
by virtue of the decree of the Pro
bate court for Edgefield couuty in
the above entitled case, I will sell
at public auction, in front of the
Court House at Edgefield, in tho
county of Edgefield, on salesday
in September, 1901, being the 2nd
day of Baid month, the following
described real estate belonging to
the estate of Miss Amanda Harris
on, deceased, to wit :
All that lot or parcel of land
with the improvements thereon,
situate, lying and being in the
town of Edgefield, South Carolina,
and bounded on tho north by lot
of James Paul ; on the east by that
portion of lot which was sold by
Mrs. Harrison and thu intestate to
W. F. Roath ; on the south by the
Columbia road, and on the wost by
the street leading from the Colum
bia road to the placu known as the
Griffin Place, and being the bal
auce of the lot left after deducting
therefrom the lot conveyed as
above to W. F. Roath.
Terms of Sale : One half of tho
purchase money to be' paid Octo- :
ber lht, 1901, the other half on ai
credit ot* one year from day of salo1
with interest from day of Rale. The
ci ed it portion to be secured by
bond of the purchaser arid mort
gage of the premises, or all cash,at
tho purchaser's option.
Purchaser to pay for napers.
J. D. ALLEN,
Judge of Probate.
August 14, 1901.-3t
Pg.e?4?<M*i* CUSAN RELIE? cures
2???|SK H'5O Coli* N^umlf.iaandToothache
*'^w y m ?lvc minutes. Sour8tomoch
and Sumner Complaints. Price, 25 Couta
(S. C. C. I.)
* * . Edgefield, S. C, * *>
fct aii Largest Co-Educational College iii tte Stale.
Next Session Begins Thursday, September 26, 1901.
Over .300 students enrolled this session, represanting IO States.
Younglmen under strictly military discipline.
Faculty- composed of 21 College ard University graduates-9 men.
Thorough Literary Courses leading to the degrees of B. E.. B. S. and
Superior advantages offored in the Departments of Music, Art and
Four magnificent, well ? quipped buildings.
Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements. %
From $100 to $140 covers expenses in Literary Department for the
entiro school year.
During the past session -J ?j Boarders were enrolled. A large num
ber of applications were rejected for want of room. Additional room
will be provided for the coming sessiou.
If yon contemplate attending our college, write- for one of our beau
tiful catalogues and application blank to
F. N. K. BAILEY,
EDGEFIELD, S. O.
The i?ot days aro unbearable with heavy garments on ;
why torture yourself when you can purchase suitable
CLOTHING AND FURNISHINGS.
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i weight but
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. Your Choice of balance of our Straw Hats
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Our unlined Serge Coats are cool and dressy.
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is THE MCCORMICK
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ni of Bermuda on his river bottoms.
The driver can sit on thc scat, and with lever,
3j aaise blade bar over tall stumps, to pass trees, pass
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EeST" Now is thc time to order Corn Shredders.
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