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WEDNESDAY, DEC; ll, 1901.
TO RENT-The store room, at
gresent occupied by Campbell &
troro, ADVERTISES building. Pos
session given January 1st. Apply
to THOS. J. ADAMS.
. WHAT better Cbiistmas Pres
eut could pon think of than a nice
pair of gold spectacles, accurately
fitted to the eyes ?, These you can
get, ii*any style, at the lowest fig
ures from GEO. T. M ins, the Opti
cian, over Back of Edgefield.
List of letters remaining ia the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., December 7,
Mr John Butler, Hiss 'Ella Martin,
Miss Lizzie Noodea.
Woes- asking for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
Mr .Jerome Tim merman and
Miss Ida Watson, both of Pleasant
Lane, were married on Sunday af
ternoon, Rev P P Blalock officiat
ing. The ceremony pronouncing
them husband and wife was per
formed in Edgefield, ac the home
of Mr Blalock. Miss Watson is a
younger sister of Mrs Jos Ouzts.
At t \ e Opera House.
Under ?he 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.
Rev G. W. Davis.
Ber 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 io which the con
ference disposed of its routine
work. He did not preach a ser
mon, but the hour was full of good
works aud 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, th?
members of the Woman's Foreign
Missionary society are requested
to meet at 'Mrs L S Sossam on 'B on
Thursday, afternoon at 3.30 o'clock.
This is the last meeting of the
year, and a fuli attendance is de
sired. Visitor* are ^cordially in
^ntofl ter be present.
Mrs Dr J 0 Tompkins still lies
critically ill, today making the
second week, since her illness be
gan. I; Mrs Tompkins has many
near relatives and Loste of friends
who trust and pray for her restor
ation, to health. The only non
resident members of her imme
diate family are : ber sister, Mrs
Willis Duncan, of Barnwell, and
her brother, Mr Albert Dozier, of
Ct osa Hil'. Mrs Duncan has been
in Edgefield several days, and Mr
Doziar'wa* in town last week, but
returned home on Saturday.
LATES-Mts. Tompkins is much
Death of Mrs.4Brabham.
; Milty people in Edgefield who
remem ber the pleasant stay of Rev
Mr Brabham in our midst as pas
for of the Methodist church, will
^grieved to learn of the death of
rs Brabham, at Ninety-Six, on
last Friday. , She had been an in
valid for months, her death being
caused by consumption, Mrs
Brabham waa known here for ber
quiet, gentle, Cbaistian character,
and thersympathy of all our peo
ple goes ont to the bereaved hus
band and motherless chiUlien.
S. C. C. I NOTES.
All departments of the Institute
will be given vacation for the
Christmas holidays next Wednes
day, tbs 18th. Most of the facul
ty and students will spend tho hol
idays at their bornes.
Th3 faculty and student**of the
Institute will give a delightful mu
sical entertainment on next Tues
day evening io tbe opera housa,
the night before their departure
for their respective hornes. 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 department?, also doing
the bookkeeping and office work
for thia great institution.
/-?The Newberry Herald and News
of last weea contained a communi
cation from one of the Newberry
collegs studenis who visited Edge
field-Pith 1 be foot ball team. From
it we clip the following, which
manifest* their appreciation of
Edg?sSeld's bounteous Hospitality :
"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. AU the biys 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 oj the Newberry boys.
? LOCAL AM) PERSONAL. ?
And "tijo nw. ' is not over yet.
Two Mondays this week-Joe.
Snnta Claus 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 Eertley and Miss Cur
ran Hartley visited relatives at
Johnston last week.
Mr 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 Allen returned
on Monday from a peasant visit
to relatives at Trenton and Bates
Mrs Morrall,after several weeks'
visiting to her old home in Barn
well county, has returned to Edge
Mies Agnes Miller,one of Green
ville's fair dnughter8, is the guost
of Miss Virginia Addison, in Bun
Rev John A Holland, the piano
man, hzs lately made a successful
tour of Laurens county, selling pi
anos and organs.
Mr W T Waltoo, one of J.??US
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 davghtei,of Columbia, are
in Edgefield, the guests of Mrs Ei
Miss Julia Tompkins taught for
several days last week at. the acad
erny, during the sickness of Pro
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
Florence, where he attended the
state Baptist convention, spent
Friday night in Edgefield.
WANTED-Salesmen to look
af 1er our interests in Edgefield and
adjacent counties. Salary or com
mission. Address The Victor Oil
Company, Cleveland, Ohio.
Our friend Mr C A Brunson
has rented and will soon move in
to the vacant new cottage, on rocky
mount, owned by Col.M itch Wells.
At the recent conference, Rev A
B Watson was assigned to tho
church at Mullins, Marion county,
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 fu?ther
notice. ' "*r
Mr A A Glover and family, who
have been living in the Antioch
section foi* a number of years,have
become residents of Edgefield, oc
cupying one of Col Mitch Wells'
cottages on "rocky mount." Anti
och's loss will be Edge fiel 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 Mies 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 cominan nd, at W H Turner's
President F N K Bailey is men
tioued in the News and Courier's
report of I be State Baptist conven
tion as one of the distinguished
educators of South Carolina, along
with Dr Montague,of Furman uni
versity ,aud Dr James.of ihe Green
ville Female college.
Rev Thomas Leitch is conduct
ing revival services in the church
of bis own membership,the Spring
Street Methodist church, of Char
leston. The present 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 from one of our valu*
ed subscribers at Ninety-Six : <r I
enclose a check for $1.50. ' I do not
wish to miss any copies, so con
tinue to send tho paper. I did not
get my paper last week. This de
lay has been from want of time to
attend to this matter, and not from
any lack of appreciation for the
dear old AOVERTISER, 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
we believe she ie.
The etore of ?X- ?^TJ"BH^rSTEI3ST, uuder the ADVERTIS
ER Building, has justly won the reputation of selling the' BEST goods
for the least money, and he is not selling upon past reputation, but is
selling so extremely low that his reputation is bound to remain un
challenged. If you want first-class goods at the lowest prices, such as
CLOTHING, SHOES, CAPS, HATS. CAPES,
Underwear, Wrappers, socks, Stockings, Par-ts, etc, give him a call and
be convinced that he is the working man's friend. At this store a dol
lar stretches, buyiug about $1.50 worth of goods for $1. Come see
UNDER ADVERTISER BUILDING.
See r stock of Overcoats
at $5.5< $.5?? 9-5?? I0-00
Full 1 of Mackintoshes,
from $1 up to 4.50.
Rubber < >ats, $2.50and 3.
Rubber iiioes, 50c and 75c.
BAY STATE SHOES.
DORN & MIMS
The Best Prescriptions for Malaria
ChiHs and Fever is abottleof GROVE'S
TASTELESS CHILL TONIC. It is simply
iron and quinine in atasteles0 form
?ioTwir?-no Dav. Price 50c
GEO. T. SHARPTON.
EDGBPTELD, S. O
Front Room in Chronicle B'ld'g.
I respectfully solicit thi patronage of
623 BROAD STREET.
Guns and Pistols.
Fine repairing. Leggins
and Hunting Coats.
Augusta, - - Ga.
S0LD ON ITS MERITS.
GUARANTEED BY A NATIONAL BANK
SEABOARD OIL CO.
GALVESTON AND BEAUMONT.
Capital Stock, $500,000. Par Value of Shares, $1 each.
FULLY PAID AND FOREVER NON-ASSESSABLE
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
T. H. HILL, President. General Manager G H & H R R Company, Galveston, Texas.
. A.W. MILLER, Vice-Pres and Treas., Mgr Darlington-Miller Lumber Co. Galveston. Tex
C. S. VII'OR, Capitalist, Secretary, Galveston, Texas.
G. M. BRYAN. Director, President Bryan Hardware Company. Galveston, Texas.
G. W. BOSCHKE, Director, Civil Engineer, Galveston, Texas.
DEPOSITORY AND CUSTODIAN OF FUNDS, THE FIItST NATIONAL BANK
OF GALAE8T0N, TICXAS.
The Company owns outright with perfect title property on Spindle
Top Heighths, upon which it will bring iu a gusher withiu a few wks ;
also extensive propertii s adjacent to Spindle Top, upon which, it. is
now boring wells. MoLey is needed by the company lo develop its
properties, and a part of its treasury stock is offered upon the follow
ing conditions :
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JULIUS RUNGE, Pres M. LASKER, \ ice Pi :s
W. N. STOWE, Cashier 1506 F. ANDLER, Ass't Cashier
THE OLDEST NATIONAL BANK IN TEXAS.
GALVESTON, TEXAS, October 10,1901.
This Bank will receivesubscribtions to tue sto ;k of the Seaboard Oil Com
pany and hold the funds id trust, subject to the terms of guarantee, which are
'.' Subscriptions to the stock of the Seaboard Oil Co.npany, sent to or depos
ited with the First National Bank of Galvoston,are to be held in trust for sub
scribers until the company brines in a gushing oil well. Upon the company
furnishing a certificate, executed by competent parties, that a gushing oil well
has been obtained, the Bank will transfer all funds to the Seaboard'oil com
pany and certificates of stocks w ill be delivered to subscribers upon presenta
tion of receipts issued by this Bank.
"Should the company fail to bring in a well before December 31,1901 ail
funds so held in trust will be returned to subscribers upon presentation of re
ceipts issued by this Bank."
The Board of Directors of the Seaboard Oil Company are well known to us|
to be reliable and responsible, and we can recommend the Company as worthy
of confidence. \V. N. STOWE, Cashier.
The personnel of the board of directors issures to every shareholder
an iuterest in a company that will be conducted on purely business
principles. Every dollar realized from the sales of stock will be held
in trust until its first well is au existing fact, and will then pass into
the treaeaury of the company, to be used in building the necessary
equipmeut for the carrying on of its business. The fullest investiga
tion is invited, and expected, enquiry may be made of the First Nati
onal Bank of Galveston, Texas, any bunipess house in Galveston, or
through any mercantile agency.
A request for informatiou addressed to the Galveston offces of the company
will recive prompt and careful reply.
MONEY for subscriptions may be remitted .through any bank or
express company, or by United States postal money order, either di
rect lo the First National Bank or to the Company, by whom it will
be turned over to the Bank, who will execu'e a guaranty receipt.
An allotment of stoce is offered at 65 cents per share, and is being
rapidly subscribed. Seaboard stock will undoubtedly be Worth many
times its present price and pay large dividends when its wells coch? in.
For further information, mention this paper and write to the
SG/IBOAr^D ?IL G0. j
OUff fJOUDJjY OFfE/j/flGS.
We have thia year a larger and more complete stock o>" CLOTHING
and FURNISHINGS to select from " an < rer befo . K stb
ing would bu more acceptable for a Xmas gift i han a
. HAT,SUIT, TIE. UMBRELLA.or GLOVES..
We seud you what you' order and
pay express, subject to ex
Neckwear of the
latest styles. Or
ders by mail r?
crive careful and
/. C. LEVY'S SON & CO.,
838 Broad St., AUGUSTA, GA
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- I must have room, and will have, if low prices will |
|| 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 S
II prices before purchasing. Remember the place,
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1 800 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA
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H, FAY GAFFNEY.
JAMES T. MIMS
AN C E.
. Represent the verv.best Fire Insurance Companies in the country and are
Agents for the NEW*YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO., the oldest and largest
international Life Insurance company in the world. Insurance in force Jan.
ls?;190i;;over $1,202,000,000.00. This company issues the on.'y policy that
Offiice Over Bank of EdgefMd.
Has just received a very large
shipment of Beaver, Plush and
MOHAIR CARRIAGE AND
a very beautiful line. Also a full
line of horse blaukete. SoleAgts.
for tue famous Babcock
and Jona W Masury & Rou's
733 and 735
(S. C. C. I.)
.% Edgefleld, S. O, *
Oldest and Largest Co-Educational Collie ?ii His State.
Over 300 students enrolled this session, repressing 10 States.
Youug men under strictly military discipline,
j- Faculty composed of 21 College and University graduates-9 men.
: Thorough Literary Courses leading to the degrees ot* B. E., B. S. and
! Superior advantages offered i;- the Departments of Music, Art and
Four magnificent, well t quippe - buildiugs.
I Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements.
From $100 to $140 covers expens is in Literary Department for the
entire school year.
During the past session f fij Boarders were enrolled. A large num
ber of applications were rejected for waut of room. Additional room
iwill be provided for the coming session.
; . If you contemplate attending our college, writ* for one of our beau
tiful catalogues and application blank to
F N. K. BAILEY,
?DGEPIELD, S. O.
THE NEW YORK BACKET
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 ? 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 succe^ 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 lork . .ack
et Store can sell goods cheaper than comp tutors.
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, etc. come to
THE NEW YORK RACKET STORE
J. W PEAK, Proprietor j[
J. M. COBB'S
received hie mammoth stock of
F^??ES' Dress Goods,
SKIRTS, COAT? and STAPLG
DRY GOODS & DRESS TRIMMINGS,
Cotton piece goods at Augusta prices. Our line of
SHOES, CAPS & CLOTHING
are now ready for your inspection. Don't fail to get our
prices. Remember that we make a specialty of
Gao you upo to DO m\w. 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. R?THERFORD & CO.
-oB ISL I O Jip*
AND DEADERS IN
Lime, Cement Plaster, Hair
Fire Brick, Fire Clay,
Ready Roofing and "
Write TT s Por Prices^
Corner Reynolds and Washington Streets,1
Biggies, Hagons, Pianos
Organs, musical Istninpts.
IF* YOU WANT
A good Buggy-the easiest running, best riding, with the longest
staying qualities-see my lino ol' Open and Ton Buggies, Carriage?
The best Wagon made, our Owensboro and Russell Wagons.
Auything in the Harness line, 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 on the market we eau show
il lo you, or the best Organ by the least money. Call and let us show
them to you.
The finest selectiou of Sheet Music ever seen in this sectiou, como
and look through our line of classical and operatic vocal and instils
And last, if the sad necessity e^er comes to you or yours whn.
you Bhall ueed anything in the Undertaker's line, our Hearse and en
'tire line of Undertakers' Goods are at your services.
You are cordia.ly invited to visit my store aud let us show you
anything you wish lo see or hear.
Gr . r?. COB
CHARLES B. ALLEN
Stoves, Grates, Ranges and
830 BROAD STREET, / AUGUSTA. GA