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WEDNESDAY, DEC. ll, 1901.
TO RENT--The store room, at
resect occupied by Campbeil &
trom, ADVERTISES building. Pos
session given January 1st. Apply
to THOS. J. ADAMS.
WHAT better Christmas Pres
ent cuni d pou think of than a nice
pair of gold spectacles, accurately
fitted tb the eyes ? . These you can
get, in1 any stylo, at the lowest fig
ures from GEO. T. MIMS, the Opti
cian, over Bank of Edgefield.
List of letters remaining io the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., December 7,
'? Mr John Butler, Miss Ella Martin,
Miss Lizzie Nooden.
When- asking for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
Mr .Jerome Timmerman and
Miss Ida Watson, both of Pleasant
Lane, were married on Sunday af
ternoon, Rev P P Blalock officiat
ing. The ceremony pronouncing
them h us baud and wife was per
formed in Edgefield, ac the home
of Mr Blalock. Miss Watson is a
younger sister of Mrs Jos Ouzts.
At the Opera House.
tinder the auspicies of .the Auf
Wiedersehen club there will be
given an entertainment Friday
evening at the opera house, for
the benefit of the Public Library.
Give the ladies a full house, for a
better cause than furnishing good
books to read could not be engag
ed, in. Reserved seats, 35c; gen
eral admission, 25c; children, 10c.
BOT G. W. Davis.
Rev G W Davis, pastor of the
Methodist church, greeted his con
gregation Sabbath morning and
entered upon the pastoral duties
of this charge for another year.
He gave a glowing description of
the recent conference proceedings
and of the order in which the con
ference disposed of its routine
work. He did not preach a ser
mon, but the hour was full of good
works and imparted much needed
information to the congregation.
The Woman's Mission and Aid
society will hold their monthly
meeting Friday afternoon at 4
o'clock in the Baptist church.
By order of the president, the
members of the Woman's Foreign
Missionary society are requested
to meet at fclrs L S Sossamon's on
Thursday afternoon at 3.30 o'clock.
This is the last meeting of the
year, and a full attendance is de
sired. Visitor* are ^cordially in
?^v?fed to~b<F pr?sent.
Mrs Dr J Cl Tompkins still lies
critically il), today making the
second week since her illness be
gan. t: Mrs Tompkins has many
near relatives and hosts of friends
who trust and pray for ber restor
ation, to health. The only non
resident members of ber imme
diate family are: her sister, Mrs
Willis Doucan.of Barnwell, and
ber brother, Mr Albert Dozier, of
C?osa Hil1. Mrs Duncan has been
in Edgefield several days, and Mr
Dozier was in town last week, but
returned home on Saturday.
LATER-Mrs. Tompkins is much
Heath of Mrs." Brabham.
Msuy people in Edgefield who
terjqem ber the pleasant stay of Rev
Mr Brabham in our midst as pas
tor of the Methodist church, will
fcgrieved to learn of the death of
rs Brabham, at Ninety-Six, OD
last Friday. She had been an in
valid for months, her death being
caused by consumption, Mrs
Brabham was known here for her
quiet, gentle, Cbaistian character,
and the^sympatby of all our peo
ple goes out to the bereaved hus
band and motherless childxen.
S. C. C. I. MITES.
All departments of the Institute
will be given vacation for the
Christmas holidays next Wednes
day, the 18th. Most of the facul
ty and students will spend the hol
idays at their bornes.
Th3 faculty and student*of the
Institute will give a delightful mu
sical entertainment on next Tues
day evening in the opera housa,
the night before their departure
for their respective homes. All
are invited. No charges at all.
Professor G Powell Rice,of Bam
berg, experienced bookkeeper and
stenographer, has arrived at the
Institute and is in charge of these
important departments, also doing
the bookkeeping and office work
for this great institution.
-?Jfbe Newberry Herald aod News
of last we*a coutained a communi
cation from one of the Ne vberry
college studeut8 who visited Edge
field with the foot ball team. From
it we clip the following, which
manifest* their appreciation of
Edgfl?eld's bounteous hospital itv :
41 At the ball game on Friday after
noon Messrs Coleman and Shep
pard, of Edgefield, officiated, and
we have .never seen fairer treat
ment given both sides in any
game. After the game a turkey din
ner was- given by the Edgefield
college people and after supper a
reception by the young ladies of
the Institute. All the b?ys were
well pleased with the royal treat
ment received on the trip and Pro
fessor G M Moore and the other
professors, the young men, and es
pecially the young ladies, have our
thanks and will ever be remember
ed kindly by th? Newberry boys.
? LOCAL AND PERSONAL. ?
And "the war" is not over yet.
Two Mondays this week-Joe.
Snnta Clans will soon be here.
A good fall of snow on Thurs
Don't go nor send to the "dis
pensary," says Joe Munday.
Mr W A Byrd, of Limestone,
was in town on Saturday.
Mrs May Hartley and Miss Cur
ran Hartley visited relatives at
Johnston last week.
Mi* Willis Duncan, of Barnwell,
spent a day here last week at the
home of Dr Glover Tompkins.
Miss Sarah Carwile, who has
been quite sick at Johnston, is bet
ter, says the Johnston Monitor.
Miss Ella Mays Allon returned
on Monday from a peasant visit
to relatives at Trenton and Bates
Mrs MorralI,after several weeks'
visiting to her old home in Barn
well county, has returned to Edge
Miss Agues Miller,one of Green
ville's fair daughters, is the guest
of Miss Virginia Addison, in Bun
Rev John A Holland, the piano
man, bas lately made a successful
tour of Laurens county, selling pi
anos and organs.
Mr W T WaltoD, one of Johns
ton's well known and most highly
esteemed citizens, was in Edge
field on Saturday.
Mrs Hunter has returned from
abroad and will spend the winter
in Edgefield, at the home of Mrs
Mr and Mrs L S Tompkins and
little daughte;, of Columbia, are
in Edgefield, the guests of Mrs El
Miss Julia Tompkins taught for
several days last week at. the acad
emy, during the sickness of Pro
fessor Eutzm inger.
Miss Eloise Anderson, during
the illness cf Miss Sudie Davis, is
in charge of the Primary depart
ment of the Academy.
Rev P B Lanham pastor of Re
publican church, en route from
Floreuce, where he attended the
state Baptist convention, spent
Friday night in Edgefield.
WANTED-Salesmen to look
after our interests in Edgefield and
adjacent counties. Salary or com
mission. Address The Victor. Oil
Compauy, Cleveland, Obi).
Our friend Mr C A Brunson
has rented and will soon move in
to the vacant new cottage, on rocky
mount, owned by Col.Mitch Wells.
At the recent conference, Rev A
B Watson was assigned to tho
church at Mullins, Marion couuty,
and Rev M M Brabham was re
turned to Ninety-Six.
Little Watson Ouzts,the young
est child of Mr and Mrs Joseph
Ouzts, has. been very ill for several
weeks with pneumonia, but we are
glad to announce, is improving.
The friends of Mr Henry Wat
son are glad he is able to be out on
the streets again. The rapid re
covery of Mr Watson has been
largely due to a good constitution
and skilled medical aid.
Mrs S B Gibson takes this meth
od of informing her patrons that
she will hereafter receive their
business calls on Tuesdays and
Fridays of each week until, further
Mr A A Glover and family, who
have been living in the Antioch
section for a number of years,have
become residents of Edgefield, oc
cupying one of Col Mitch Wells'
cottages on "rocky mouut," Anti
och's loss will be Edgefiel i's gain.
Miss Sophie Nicholson who has
been for a year past with her sis
ter, Mrs Darlington, in Idaho, has
returned to her Edgefif ld home to
be one of the guests at the marri
age of her brother, Mr S B Nichol
son, to Miss Sara Daisye Hill on
next Wednesday at 12 o'clock.
The energetic and successful
manager of the Edgefield opera
house, Dr W B Penn, has recently
purchased one of the famous Shu
macker pianos, to be used in the
opera house for the gratification of
the pleasure loving public. All
such improvements should be en
couraged and appreciated.
Visit the Corner Store and find
them digging at their Shoe stock.
Digging up styles, digging down
prices. Digging for numbers to
please all customers. Our services
and magnificent lines always at
your coramannd, at W H Turner's
President F N K Bailey is men
tioned in the News and Courier's
report of the State Baptist conven
tion as one of the distinguished
educators of South Carolina, along
with Dr Moutague,of Furman uni
versity,and Dr James,of the Green
ville Female college.
Rev Thomas Leitch is conduct
ing revival services in the church
of his own membership,the Spring
Street Methodist church, of Char
leston. The preeent year is said
to have been one of the most suc
cessful in the ministry of this no
Here is a portion of a let
ter received irom one of our valu
ed subscribers at Ninety-Six : 4t I
enclose ? check for $1.50. ' I db not
wish to miss any copies, so con
tinue to send the paper. I did not
get my paper last week. This de
lay h:is been from want of time to
attend to this matter, and not from
any lack of appreciation for the
dear old ADVERTISER, which is al
ways a welcome visitor in our
home." This was not intended for
publication, but it is such a letter
as an editor appreciates, when the
writer is sincer?, as m this case
wo believe she is.
The store of J". ^TJZBIITs
ER Building, has justly won the re]
for the least money, and he is not f
selling so extremely low that his re
challenged. If you want first-class
Underwear, Wrappers, socks, Stock
be convinced that he is the workiuj
ar stretches, buying about $1.50 wi
I See our stocl
at $5.50, 6.50,
I Full line of
I Rubber Coat
The Best Prescriptions for Malaria
Chills and Fever is abottleof GBOVE'S
TASTELESS CHILL TONIC. It is simply
iron and quinine in a tasteless form.
Nociire-no pav. Price 5Cc
GEO. T. SHARPTON.
Front Room in Chronicle B'ld'g.
I respectfully solicit thi patronage of
t j S0LD ON n
GUARANTEED BY /
Capital Stock, $500,000.
FULLY PAID AND FORE
I. H. HILL, President. General Manager G H A
. A.W. MILLEU, Vice-Pres and Treas., Mgr
C. S. VII?OR, Capiialist, Secretary, (ia
G. M. BKYAN. Director, Presiden
G. W. BOSCHKE, Director
DEPOSITO UV AND CU6T0DIAN OF 1
The Company owns outright witb
Top Heigh tbs, upon which it will 1
also extensive properti?s adjacent t
uow boring wells. MoLey is needer
properties, and a part of its treasur
ing conditions :
JULIUS RUNGE, Pres
W. N. STOWE, Cashier 15Ci
Tnt OLDEST NATIOI
This Bank will receivestibscribtions
pany and hold the funds id trust, subje
aB follows :
" Subscriptions to the stock of the Se?
ited with the First National Bank of G
8cribers until the company brings in a
furnishing a certiticate, executed by coi
has been obtained, the Bank will tran*
pany and certitlcatea of stocks will be d
tion of receipts issued by this Bar.k.
" Should the company fail to bring i
funds so held in trust will be returned
I ceipts issued by this Bank,"
The Board of Directors of the Seaboa
to be reliable and; responsible, and we c
I of confidence.
The personnel of the board of di
an interest io a company that will
principles. Every dollar realized !
in trust until its first well is an exi
tho treasaury of the company, to bi
equipment for the carrying on of it
tion is invited, and expected, atiqui
onal Bank of Galveston, Texas, au
through any mercantile agency.
A request for information addressed
will recive prompt and careful reply.
MONEY for eubacriptions may
express company, or by United St;
rect lo the First National Bank or
be turned over to the Bank, who wi
An allotment of stoce is offered i
rapidly subscribed. Seaboard stoc
times its present price and pay larg
For further information, mentio;
rSTEIHSJ", uuder the ADVERT?S
putation of selling the BEST goods
jelling upon past reputation, but is
tputation is bound to remain un
i goods at tho lowest prices, such as
CAPS, HATS. CAPES,
ings, Pants, etc, give him a call and
? man's friend. At this store a dol
Drth of goods for $1. Come see
k of Overcoats
s, $2.50and 3.
s, 50c and 75c.
7 A HHISTRHBT ft BRO.
623 BROAD STREET.
Guns and Pistols.
Fine repairing. Leggins
and Hunting Coats.
Augusta, - - Ga.
y4B muffiniii iir?? ii i ii lim ii 1???im?i?? iiimmuHmTm
rs MERITS. ; .
l NATIONAL BANK.
D OIL CO. ;
Par Value of Shares, $1 each.
? H R It Company, Galveston. Texas.
Darlington-Miller Lumber Co. Galveston. Tex
t Bryan Hardware Company. Calveston, Texas.
, Civil Engineer, Galveston, T ocas.
"DNDS, THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
i perfect titi? property on Spindle
)ring in a gusher within a few wks ;
0 Spindle Top, upon which it . is
d by tho company to develop its
y stock is offered upon the follow
M, L.A6KKR, \ ice I't:8
5 F. ANDI.ER, Ass't Cashier
MAL BANK IN TCXAS.
ALVESTON, TEXAS, October 10,1901.
to tue sto ;k of the Seaboard Oil Com
et to tho terms of guarantee, which are
iboard Oil Company, sent to or dppos
:ilvi>ston,are to be held In trust for sub
gushing oil well. Upon the company
npetent parties, that a gushing oil well
fer nil funds to the Seaboard Oil com
elivered to subscribers upon presenta
na well before December 31,1901, all
to subscribers upon presentation of re
rd Oil Company are well known to U9
an recommend the Company as worthy
W.N. ?STOWE, Cashier,
rectors issures to every shareholder
be conducted on purely business
From the sales of stock will be held
sting fact, and will then pass into
B used in building the necessary
s busiuess. The fullest investiga
iry may be made of the First Nati
y business house in Galveston, or
to the Galveston offces of the company
be remitted .through any bank or
ates postal money order, either di
to the Company, by whom il will
ill execu'e a guaranty receipt,
it 65 cents per share, and is being
:k will undoubtedly be Worth many
;e dividends when its wells come in.
a this paper and write to the
WU fJOLWJjr OFfEfj/flGS
We hnve this year a larger and more complete stock of CLOTHING
and FURNISHINGS to select from , r r befo . 2s i -
ing would bi; more acceptable for a Xmas gift (han a
? HAT.SUIT, TIE. UMBRELLA,or GLOVES..
We send you what you order and
pay express, subject to ex
amina! ion. Ladies
Neckwear ot the
latest styles. Or
ders by mail re
ceive careful aud
I. C. LEVY'S SON ? CO.,
TAILOR-FIT CLOTHIERS. 838 Broad St., AUGUSTA, GA
JOB PRINTING 5
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j Letter, B!11 and Note Heads, \
I THE AUGUSTA
I SAYINGS BANK.
= S05 Broad Street. j
= W. B. YOUNG, .... President ;
E J. G. WEIGLE,.Cashier j
jr SAVINGS ACCOUTS SOLICITED \
g Interest Paid on Deposits j
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OF MY ENTIRE STOCK AT
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I I must have room, and will have, if low prices will |
1 move the goods. If you want a wedding present, or =
I need a dinnea set, chamber set, lamp or anthing in |
I Crockery, China, Glassware, Tinware or House Fur- |
I nishing Goods, be sure and rxamine my stock and |
I prices before purchasing. Remember the place,
I mm OTSI? NUKI 1
I 80?) Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA |
E. FAY GAFFNEY.
TAMES T. MIMS
Represent the very.best: Fire Insurance Companies in the country and are
Agents for the NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO., the oldest and larger
nternational Life Insurance company in the world. Insurance in force Jan.
[st; 1901,'over $1,202,000,000.00. This company issues the on?y policy that!
Offiice Over Bank of Edgefield.
Has just received a very large
shipment of Beaver, Plush and
MOHAIR CARRIAGE AND
a very beautiful line. Also a full
line of horse blankets. SoleAgts.
for the famous Babcock
and John W Masury & Sou's
733 and 735
'}'?\?ll'A)L rjmS'Aa"YA y?^MSi?Efi
(S. C. C. I-)
? * * Edgefield, ;
t ao? Lipst Co-Educatioual Collie ?1 tlc State.
Over 300 students enrolled this session, representing 10 States.
Young mou under strictly military discipline,
j Faculty composed of 21 College ard University graduates-9 men
! Thorough Literary Courses leading to tho degrees of 13. E., B. S. and
! Superior advantages offered i;. the Departments of Music, Art and
Four magnificent, welliquippe . buildings.
Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements.
From $100 to $140 covers expens ;s 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, writd for ono of our beau
tiful cataloguer and application blank to
F N. K. BAILEY,
THE NEW YORK RACKET
Is not dead and don't expect to be as long'as any
other store is in operation. I am too fond of living
to die as long as 1 can help it. I came into the world
alive and have been living ever since, for I learned
to live when I was little. When I bought my Fall
and winter goods I realized that cotton would be low
and that my customers wanted to live too, and to
tell the secret of my success I have
KILLED HIGH PRICES.
Merit is the Trademark of Success, a- ? Valu? is
thc true test of Cheapness. My motto i. ou ier
buy, undersell, and therefore the New \ork . .ack
et Store can sell goods cheaper than comp *itors.
My stock is new and up-to-date. When in need of a
suit of clothes, shoes, hats, caps, underwear, dress
goods, jackets capes, pants goods, eic. come to
THE NEW YORK RACKET STORE
J. W. PEAK, Proprietor fl
J. M. COBB'S
received his mammoth stock of
raSl??' Dress Goods,
SKIRTS, COATS and ?XAI>I,<3
DRY GOODS & DRESS TRIMMINGS,
Cotton piece goods at Augusta prices. Our line of
SHOES, GAPS & CLOTHING
are now ready for your inspection. Don't fail to get our
prices. Remember that we make a specialty of
an you dori to DO uitijoui! m
CHARLES A GRIFFIN
Will place you in some of the LARGEST and BEST
companies ou earth.
COUNTRY BUSINESS A SPECIALTY.
SEE OUR LIFE INSURANCE CONTRACT.
W. J. RUTHERFORD. R. B. MORRIS.
W. J. RUTHERFORD & CO.
-oB RIO JZJ^
AND DEADERS IN
Lime, Cement Plaster, Hair
Fire Brick, Fire Clay,
Ready Roofing and "
Write TJs For
Corner Reynolds and Washington Streets,1
Buggies, Hagons, Pianos
?igaos, Ploslcal istroneors.
UP YOU "OT-AJNTT
A good Buggy-the easiest running, best riding, with tho longest
staying qualities-see my lino ol'Open and Ten Buggies, Carriages
The best Wagon made, our Owensboro and Russell Wagons.
Anything in the Harness Hue, Buggy Robes, Whips, Saddlery, etc.,
we can furnish it to you at prices as cheap as the cheapest.
The finest toned and best made Piano ou the market we can show
il lo you, or the best Organ by the least money. Call and let us show
them to you.
Tbefiuest selectiou of Sheet Music ever seen in this section, como
aud look through our line of classical and operatic vocal and instru
Aud last, if the sad necessity e\ er comes to you or yours whei.
you shall need anything in the Undertaker's line, our Hearse auder,
tire line of Undertakers' Goods are at your services.
You are cordia.ly invited to visit my store and let us show you
anything you wish lo see or hear.
Gr. IF? . COB
JOHNSTON, i> C.
CHARLES B. ALLEN
Stoves, Grates, Ranges and
Tinware of all kinds.
830 BROAD STREET, AUGUSTA. GA