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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28,1901.
I LOCAL AND PERSONAL. J
. ^ull moon tomorrow night !
Only two months until fair.
. Mr Saint Julian Carwile was in
town last week. ,
Miss Lee M orra ll is io Augusta for
a short vi sit.
Rov Luther White spent Sun
day night in Edgefield,
Mr Bunch Timmerman, of Meet
ing Street, was in town Sunday.
Colonel John R Tompkins, of j
Mobile, Alabama, is in Edgefield.
Little Miss Lottie Heath of Warren
ville has been visiting Miss Idoma
Mrs. Kate Lynch, and Mr and Mrs J
D Holstein left last Wednesday for
Asheville N C.
Dr. F. W. P. Butler joined his
wife and sister MrB McNealy in Salu
da on Wednesday last.
The Baptist association meets at <
, Little Steven's Creek next Wed
Tf: nesday.. '
r?/-- Miss Earline Allen is visiting
relatives at Meeting Street this-J
Mr. Thomas Furse returns to
Edgefield with his family on Fri
? day of fi is week.
Ex-Governor John Gary Evaus,
of Spartanburg, was in town laBt
week with relatives.
Mr Bill Arthur and family have
returned to Edgefield, after a few
months absence in Chester.
Miss Effie Sheppard left on Friday
fora visit to relatives and friends in
Darlington and Newberry.
Mr and Mrs White of Texas and M
Oscar Burnett and family were guests
last week at the home of Mr K G
Cheathara in Greenwood.
Mr St Julian Carwile and Miss Ma
mie Carwile were guests at the hotel
at Beaufort last week, says the Beau
Optician George F Mims return
ed from bis tour of this state and
a portion of North Carolina on
Miss Marie Gary, who has been^
Evans, has returned to her home
Mrs Agatha Woodson, of Au
gusta- is visiting Mrs Mathilde
Pascal at Mount Carmel and Mrs
Tarrant at Abbeville.
Mr James Sawyer, of Johnston,
spent a dey in Edgefield last week
at the home of Mr Paul Quattle
zi-M?*-J W- Harris and son, Joh n
(Harris, and"Twiss" Faunie Marris,"
of Helena, Georgia, are on a V?F?
to the family of Mr J N Schenk.
Miss Kelah Fair leaves tbiB
w^ek for B^ech Island, where she
will be the guest of Mrs Belle De
Vant and her brother, Mr Warren
Miss Eloise Anderson and John
Barry, who hav.? been vieiting at
Moore's, in Spartanburg county,
their old home, returned to Edge
field this week.
In the August issue of The Ex
position appears the photograph of
Mrs James H Tillman, Chairman
of ihe Committoe of Woman's
Work of Edgefield county.
Mrs James E Hart and children,
Edgar and James, accompanied by
Mrs Bracie Donny went to John
ston ou Friday to spend a short
while with Mrs Hart's pareuts.
Friday morning Ben Eidson aud
Louis Williams, colored, were ar-1
. raigned before Magistrate Bell for
violation of the dispensary law.
Both were bouud over to appear
at the next term of court.
Mrs Adams and her daughter,
Miss Margaret Adams, of Augus
ta, who haye been boarding at Mr.
Beauregard Tiramons', return to
their home the latter part of this
"or the first part bf next weeek.
LOST, last Saturdav night, be
tween Trenton and Edgefield, a
small package, not marked. The
finder will be suitably rewarded if
he will bring it to the ADVERTISER
Mr. John E. Sweanngen of Trenton,
who bas for several years been one of
the honored professors at Cedar
Springs Institute for the blind in
Spartanburg. lectured on Sunday
night in the Presbyterian church at
Mrs Forem HU, Mrs Stein brid ge, and
their guest, Miss Laura Hankinson, of
Augusta, left' Edgefield on Saturday
for their home in Ellenton. Miss Han-1
kinson returns to Augusta. These
good people will be greatly misled by
their neighbors in Buncombe.
Charlton Lynch, who hps for j
two years been a student at David
son College, N? rth Carolina, will
this year become a student of
phnrmacy either in Atlanta or Bal
. timore. He is vet undecided
aa to which.
Hilry Dorn, colored, who for J
years and years has been the dis
penser of ice cres m to the people
of EdgefielJ, and is thereoy known
to all the people, ola and young,
died on Monday morning last of
Bright's disease, at his borne in.
South Edgefield, He leaves a j
wife and a large family of ch i I
IF you own a Steam Cotton Gin send
* us your name. W? make you a pro
position that will bring you in big
jv.oney without investing a dollar.
SOUTHERN CANNING CO.,
Broadway, New Ycrk City.
Business rneu who are wise
Believe it pays to advertise,
But to prove you are wiser
Advertise in THE ADVERTISER.
Suuday next is September 1st.
Miss Lou Gary has returned from
One more month till the open
ing of school.
Miss Mamie Carwile has return
ed from a visit to Beaufort.
Mr James Roper attended ser
vices Sunday at Horn's Creek.
Mrs James T Mims and Miss
Mims were in Edgefield Friday.
Mrs. Louisa Sheppard is visiting the
home of her son, O. Sheppard, Esq., in
Messrs. Jno Tompkins and Wad
Allen went to Horn's Creek cu
Miss Eliza McCullough, of Tren
ton, is visiting Mrs. Russell, in
Judge J D Allon partook of the
kind hospitality of his sister, Mrs
Kinard, on Suuday.
Mr J C Lanham, of Edgefield
county, was in Aiken Monday last,
says tho Aiken Times.
Little Horteuse and Royal Peak
were confined to the house on ac
count of sickness last week.
Mr Frank A Tompkins bas been
appointed railroad yardmaster in
the mill district at Columbia.
Col R B Watson, wife and daughter,
of Ridge Spring, S C, are in Anderson
the guests of Hon B F Crayton aud
The Keowee Courier says Miss May
Belle Reese, of Aiken, SC, is visiting
her cousin, Mr J P Reese, and family,
MIBS Zana Timmmerman wcut
to Batesburg last week fora two
weeks visit to her cousin, Miss Ina
Miss Louise Anderson, who has been
with her aunt Mrs. E. H. Folk for the
summer, has returned to her home in
Henderson ville, S. C.
Little Eugene Timmons, son of
M.- and Mrs gaaagpq! Tiwnnrfrf
has been quite sick for several
days with fever.
Misses Sophie and Marcie Gwaltney
arrived in Edgefield on Saturday, af- j
ter a month's stay at the Summer Mu
die School in Ashville, N, C.
Mrs Moses Holstein is in Edge
field on an extended visit to Mi s
A S Tompkins, Mrs M A Taylor
and Miss Lena Holstein.
Mr D B Hollingsworth returns
tl??B^weefc from Baltimore; Mrs
Folk and Mrs Hollingsworth will
remaiu in Baltimore for six weeks.
Wallace Sheppard leaves in a few
weeks for the South Carolina college,
where he will take a two years course
in the law school of that famous In
The laying of the corner stone of
Macedonia church will be cele
brated next Saturday, 31st instant. |
On Suuday the dedication of the
church will take place.
Miss Eliza Mims of Augusta, visited
her sister Mrs. J. W. Huiet at John
ston last week. From there she left
for Cleveland N. C., where the will
spend the remaining summer days.
Little Wilson Martin, who is vis
iting in this county with his grand
father, Mr R L Martin, of Florida,
spent Sunday at the home of his
cousin, Mr WBCogburn.
Miss Leena Ful,mer, a pretty
young lady, whose father was en
gineer on our road, and who re
sided for a year or so in Edge
field, is visiting on the Isle ot j
Mrs J C Whatley and Miss Fan
nie Bigham, two esteamed ladies
of the Franklin section, visited
MisB Lizzie Eubanks this week
and attended services st the Bap
Mrs. Speights, and little Misses Lot
tie and Doris Speights who have been
guests for some months at the home
of Mr. Hud Mrs. Arthur Brunson near
Edgefield, returned last week to their
home in Charleston. '
It is probable that on the removal
of Mrs Morrali to Mr. to Wells resi
dence, on Columbia street, the "green
house" in Buncombe will be occupied
by Mr Holloway Harling and family.
This home is the property of Mr. Har
Mrs Dr Greene and her b?auti
ful daughtere, Miss Mamie and
Eleanor, left on Monday for
tbeir home near Augusta. Mrs.
Greene has been a guest for some
weeks at the hospitable home of J
her cousin, Mrs P B Mayson.
Mr C J Burton has gone to Mid
dleton, North Carolina, to visit his
family and make preparations for
their removal to Edgefield. He
has rentpd Mrs Fowler's homo on
Maiu street, occupif d by Mr. Sos
pamon, who will ?'or tho present
board with l is family at Mrs. J.
Formerly if any of the dumb crea
tion became sick a few remedies were j
applied, and if the cure was not efi'ectr !
?d, death ensued without the thought
of a veterinary surgeon. In these
dayhowever diseases among cattle
have lost much of their terrors. Re
cently ridgefield's successful veterina
ry surgeon, Dr. JJ. B. Jones treated
and cured a cow belonging to Mr. E.
J. & ims, suffering with oatarrhal fe
ver. Student of veterinary science ha\e
found that animals' diseases are al
most as varied as thos? of man, and
by intelligent treatment can be as
Mr. J. L. Reynolds article
will be concluded in our next
issue. It was crowed out of
this issue unintentionally.
Captain Joe Brunson, of Aiken,
spent Tuesday night iu Edgefield
with hi? brother, Postmaster W H
Brunson. He was eu route to his
old Lome at Duutousville, this
couuty. His many friends were
glad to see him and shake his
hand. Ho paid THE ADVERTISER
a pleasant call Wednesday morn
Robert Simpkius, Aiken's com
petent and faithful parkman, who,
under the supervision of Mr. L. C.
LigOD, has. boen serving the city a
number of years, ie in Edgefield
takiDgarest. When we saw him
here Saturday we felt like we were
walking through one of Aiken's
Buncombe can boast just now of the
very prettiest and most artistic front
piazza in all Edgefield, The white
clematis vine on the front porch of the
residence of E. H. Folk, Esq., is a
thing of beauty and a joy forever !
'Tis a feast for the eyes of the vreary
passersby. This beautiful vine, grows
wild in the mountains of N. (.'., and
is even found in profusion in portions
of Edgefield county. Strange that it
is not more common.
Mrs Sha*rptoD, so well remem
bered by friends in Edgefield, and.
who has been for a year or two
past residing at the home of Mr
Henry Hill, above Edgefield, re
turned this week from a visit to
relatives in Georgia. During her
absence the little daughters of Mr
Hill have been spending their
time at the home of their uncle,
Mr John Hill, at Breez-j Hill.
Mr aud Mrs Robert Glover, of
Augusta, were the guests of Mrs
P ? Mayson last aud thin ?reek.
Mr Glover was a boy in Edgefield
a number of years ago, in fact, be
s iwed bis wild oats iu Edgefield,
but now he is one of the up
right and honored sons of Augus
ta. He is now inspector of the
electric railway of Augusta. Mrs
Glover returned home on Monday
At the Baptist Church.
Very interesting and helpful
meetings are being conducted in
our Baptist church, beginning each
morning at 10, and each evening
at 8:30. JDr Gwaltuey is couduct
SgTEe c^';.0Narid begins very
promptly, holdiug the congrega?
tion only an bour. The meeting
began on Wednesday eveuing, 21st
iust., and will continue through
out this week.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard.
Graud Master Orlando Sheppard
has boen invited to make au ad
dress, on the subject of Masonry,
befor'. Lodges of Newberry and
Prosperity, given on Augnst 30th
ai. -Brown and Moseley's Grove,
near ProsDerity. There is no more
interesting or thoughtful speaker
in South Carolina than this honor
able aud gifted sou of old Edge
field, and iu his lifetime he is be
ing recognized and appreciated by
the Masonry at large. It is well
to acknowledge our gifts while we
J. L. Caughman Elected.
There was au election held
in the Court House of Edgefield, S.
C., ou Monday, August 26th, 1901,
to elect one Aldermau of the Towu
of Edgefield, to serve the unexpir
ed term of W. N. Burnett, deceas
ed. Polls were opeu from 8 o'clock
to 4 o'clock. The managers were
W. H. Bee, D. T. Grice aud L. P.
Covar. Mr. J. L, Caughraau was
elected without opposition. This
was a good selection, uid be will
make a good alderman.
?'God Be With Her."
Miss June Nicholson will leave
Edgefield on the second of September?
for China by way of San Francisco
there to enter upon her missionary la
bors. In the meeting on Thursday
evening in the Baptist church, 0.
Sheppard Esq., in a talk to the per
sons gathered there, referred to ,the
noble character and example of this
gifted andself-sacriticiug young wo
man, and appealed to their friends
and associates to follow her Christian
example, not that ail should be mis
sionaries abroad, but followers of
Christ as well, in America.
From the Augusta Herald, Au
gust 22nd, we clip the following:
"Cupid still smiles at lock
smiths, aud Judge Getzen, in
Hamburg, yesterday, afternoon,
brought a romantic culmination
to the engagement of Miss Alma
West of Martinez, Ga., and Mr.
Benjamin Gardner, formerly of
Edgefield, but now of this city.
Miss West arrived iu the city sev
eral days 6inceMo be tho gueet of
Mr. an i Mrs. Alpha Traylor. Bo
ing apprised of an extended trip
which was beiug planned by Miss
West's pareots, which would ue
CBbitate the postponement of their
marriage indefinitely, they took
matters into their owu hands and
beiug accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. Alpha Trayjor and Mr. Gary
Gardner, brother of the groom, and
Mr. Charles Thomas, prooeded to
Hamburg, where thoy were quk'tfV
Mrs, Gardner is a strikingly
handsome hloud, who has mudo,
during short visits to Augusta any
number of frieud?. who are de
lighted that ehe will make her
home at the oountry place of Mr.
Gardner's paroutf, uear Berok
YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TAKING
When you take Grove's Tasteless Chill
Tonic, because the formula is pluifty
printed on every bottle, showing that
it is simply Iron und Quinine in a
tasteless form. No Cure, No Pay. 50c
S. C. C. T. News.
Miss Allie Toole is visiting fciemio
in Sumter, S. C,
Miss bailie Bailey is enjoying the
Mountain breezes at the delightful
health resort of ClydeN C.
Rev B D Thames is conducting
a meeting this week at his church
in Aiken county.
Miss Susie Toole, nu alumna ol
the class of 1900, has been engag
ed by the trustees of the Oakwood
school in Aiken county, to teach
at that place this year.
Miss Ruth Fuller one of the most
beautiful and attractive young ladies
who belonged to the student body of
the S C C I, was a popular guest at
the home of Miss Rhett "Warren at
Warren's Cross Roads last week.
The Boleman correspondent to the
Anderson Intelligencer of last week
says: "Rev B D Thames,of Edgefleld,
passed through here last Sunday on
his way home. Mr Thames was liked
yery much by the people of the Fork.
Senator Tillman is an advocate
of bettei roads and will be in at
tendance at the mass meeting of
the citizens of the county to be
held in Edgefield, September 9th.
He will make an address and as-,
eist in formulating the plans for.
bettering Edgefield county's roads J
He writes the committee, saying :
" I know of nothing that is of
more importance to the welfare of
our state and county than a move
ment in behalf of better roads, and
it will afford me pleasure to at
tend the mass meeting on the 9th
of September, and assist in any
way I can.
(Sigued) UB. R. TILLMAN."
A Runaway in Buncombe.
Bu ucombe was the scene of au
exciting ruuaway scrape, or es
cape, Friday aflernoon last. Throe
of Buncombe's boys. Joe aud El
more Ashley and Gus Merrimon,
were driving m a wagon when, in
some unaccountable way tbe bri
dle slipped over the horse's head.
The horse, no doubt, th/nkiug he
was at liberty loped o?r, and at a
sharp turn in the road the boys
ware thrown out.
Gus Merriman received some
scratches which, doubtless, boy
like, he considered "a sign of glo
ry". Elmore escaped with slight
injuries, but Joe, the most digni
fied and quiet one of them all,
whom no one ever dreamed would
be caught in such a boy's escapade
was badly bruised, Dr. Tompkins
e^nmnjCL-d it no more than that,
althougnSiiS^^iy aud neigh
bors were scrafrwTOfr 4^'^^^
first. We aro thankful tb?vt~me.
boys, who are so much esteemed in
Edgefield and especially in Bun
combe, escaped so lightly.
. List of letters remaining in the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., August 24,
Miss Hattie Gleniger'ings, Miss
Janie Woodward, -E L Forger^
Frank Johnson Saunders, Silves
When asking for letters on this list
W. H. BBUNSOK, P. M.
Edgefield, S. C.
MISS SOPHY GWALTNEY
will resumu her Music Class at her
home, on Monday, the 2d of Sept.
She will be pleased to see her
former pupils, and others who may
wish to take lessons from her on
PIANO OR VIOLIN.
ALL persons having claims against
the estate of W. N. Burnett, de
ceased, will present the same duly at
tested to Messrs. Sheppard Uros., at
torneys-at-law; and all persons in
debted to the estate of said W.N. Bur
nett, will make payment to said at
torneys or to i he undersigned.
J. P. BURNETT,
Jip o! Male's Sale.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, |
COXXTY OF EDGEFIKLD. )
In the Probate Court.-P. B. Day,
as Administrator of the 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 county in
tho abi ve entitled case, I will sell
'at public auctioD. in front of the
Court House at Edgefield, iu the
county of Edgefield, on salesday
in September, 1901, being the 2nd
day of said month, the following
described real estate belongiug to
tiie es!ate of Miss Amanda Harris
on, deceased, to wit :
All tha't. lot or parcel of laud
with the improvements thereon,
situate, lying and being in the
town of Edgefield, South Carolina
and Denuded on the north by lot
of James Paul ; on the east by thal
portion of lot which was sold by
Mrs. Harrison and th?; intestate tc
W. F. Roaih ; on the south by the
Columbia road, and on the we 4 by
the rttreet leading from the Colum
bia road to tho place known as the
prifiiu Place, and being the bal
ance of the lot left after deducting
therefrom the lot conveyed af
above to VV. F. Roath.
Terms of Sale : One half of thc
purchase money to be paid Octo
ber Ut, 1901, the other half on i
credit ot one year from day of salt
with interest from day of Hale. Tb(
ciedit portion to be secured bj
bond of the purchaser and mort
gage of thg premises, or all cash,a
the purchaser's option.
Purchaser to pay for napers.
J. D. ALLEN,
Judge of Probate.
August 14, 1901.-3t
jj? it. M?
(S. C. C. I.)
Edgefield, S. O, * * *
Oldest anti Largest Co-Eflncational Collie ii tie State.
Next Session Begins Thursday, September 26,1901.
Over SOO students enrolled this session, represanting 10 States.
Young men 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 offered in the Departments of Music, Art and
:Four magnificent, well t quipped buildings.
Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements.
From $100 to $140 covers expensas in Literary Department for the
entire school year.
During the "past-session j?j Boarders were enrolled. A large num
ber of applications were rejected for want of room. Additional room
will be provided'for the coming session.
If you contemplate attending our college, writa for one of our beau
tiful catalogues^ nd application blank to
f. F. N. K. BAILEY,
IBID G-EPIELD, S. C.
The hot days ?7oTi4?earable wito heavy garments on;
why torture yourselfwlm^oucan purchase suitable
CLOTHING AND F??R?ffir?NGS.
Our Baits are made for comfort ; light in weight bat
xN Ju^iilGrBB1"SS?RTS^cJo -$L00 best made.
UNDERWEAR 25c. per garment and upward.
FOR LADIES: We have an elegant assortment of Shirt
Waist (prices now reduced)
SHORT SKIRTS & ETC.
C. LEVY'S SON & CO.,
838 Broad St., AUGUSTA, GA
??? Your Choice of balance of our Straw Hats
AT AND BELOW COST while they last.
gm Ladies Oxfords and Strap Slippers
and Men's Oxfords and Southern Ties.
They are the correct footwear for these warm days.
Our unlined Serge Coats are cool and dressy.
Always a full assortment of Negligee/ Shirts. Hosiery, Etc.
Lot us show you.
I>0R]N: & MIM5.
tis THE MCCORMICK I
MOWER THE MOWER TO BUY ?
ASK Dr Hill, Dr DeVore, Bud DeLoach, Tom
Rainsford, Jim Cantelou, John Mays, Jim Mims,
-Motte Parker, Dr Parker, Sheriff and Joe Ouzts, Dr
Prescott, Kit Dunovant, James Shenk, Dr Penn, Dr
Tompkins, Eb. R}an, Ed L?rick, Dave Harris, Bon
ham Hamilton, Jim Miller, J C Morgan, Treasurer
Williams, Henry Hill, Weed Middleton and the ear
lier and later users of MCCORMICK MOWERb.
Weed Middleton, who runs a hay farm and who is
and has semh?ie an order for a McCormick with
which he has .already shaved his broad acres
of Bermuda on his river bottoms.
The driver can sit on the seat, and with lever,
jaise blade bar uv ?r tall stumps, to pass trees, pass
through gates, etc.
Now is the time to order Corn Shredders.
IE. J. NORRIS.
ITHE NATIONAL BANK OF AUGUSTA
, HAYNS, Proa't. F. G. FORD, Cashier.
Unairided'proflte } $110,000.
. Facilillos of oar magnificent Kew Vault
[eratalnlng 410 Safety-Lock Boxes. Differ
??nt Sizes are offered to our patrons and
the public at ?3.00 to 810.00 per annum,
THOS. J ADAMS PROPRIETOR,
EDGEFIELD, S. C.. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28. 1901.
L. C. H ii y ne.
Chas. C. Howard,
* VOL. LXVI. NO. SS.