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"^NESDAY, JAN. 8, 1902.
.3 Sr,, is OD a visit to
. . .ur Luther Bell.
.... 3 F Lewis, oue of Johnston's
leadiijc business men, was in town
Dr W P Timmerman was greet
ed by his mauy friends while in
Honorable L J Williams was in
town Monday shaking the hands
of his many friends.
Mr H C Middleton, the good
roads advocate, of Clarks Hill, was
in Edgefield on Monday.
Mr and Mrs E J Mims spent a
day last week at the home of Mr
William Ready, near Johnston.
Miss Eliza Mims is spending
thiB week in Augusta, with her
cousin, Mre Wingiss.
Mr J W Bracknell, the assistant
postmaster at Plum Branch, was a
visitor to Edgefield on Monday.
Mr H W Dobev, of Psrksville,
spent last Saturday in our town
visiting his daughter, Mrs C A
The Aiken Journal aud Review,
the best paper published in Aiken
county, appeared last week with a
new dress of type, headletter, and
rules. We wish Bros. Ligou and
Washburn abundant success.
Monday Governor McSweeney
appointed Mr N L Jriruuson to fill
the position of magistrate, made
vacant by Mr Bell's resignation.
Jad gre Went Hunting.
Judge Ernest Gary was in town
last week, vifiting Mrs Evans. Mr
George Evans and the Judge spent
a day very pleasantly among the
feathery tribe. We have not heard
how many the Judge sentenced to
death nor how many Lawyer Ev
ans cleared. It was a good day
for birds, and the sportsmen were
horse back riding. The case now
goes to the jur}\
At the Methodist Church.
Next Sabbath morning, January
12th, Rev George W Davis will
preach at ll o'clock. In the ev
- ;- -1*7:30 the Rev E T Hodges,
?Mar of Columbia His
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lic is co. Hy invited to attend
these services. It is the duty of all
Methodists to be present.
List of letters remaining in the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., January 4th,
Mrs S Aycocfc Miss Eahmas, Olk
Mae, M^sTM'?rthTTf??oKsTMrs Anna
Fi axer, Mrs Ol loee Melton. Miss Ida
'Norris, Miss Mattie Thurmond, Mr
Noetuser, Mogoifo Nyschs, E J Milles,
J M Vaughn.
When asking for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
Mr. A. F.Perkins, formerly of Aik
en, but now of che ADVERTISER staff,
in Edgefield, and a most amiable and
bright young man, was in Aiken laso
week, and his large circle of friends
liere gave him a good, hearty and wel
come hand-shake and congratulated
bim for his receiving of a handsome
gold watch and chain as a Christmas
present from his employer, Mr. Thon.
J. Adams. Mr. Perkins, what time is
it ?-Aiken Recorder.
My friend,!t is now the most modern
tim?, ince Noah built the ark. It is a
time in which much is expected of ev
ery one who baiij received a talent. It
is time for us all to make the the best
of our time and not kill time. It is a
a time in which we shall never live
over again, and every moment idled
away is that much time lost forever.for
every minute bath its duties to be per
formed. It is time for us each to re
solve to do our duty and make the good
old world better by our having lived
in it, and then reeeive our reward
when time shall be no more
A BEAUTIFUL WEDDTNG.
Miss Jones .ind Mr. Watson are
The ADVERTISER is indebted to
Miss Eiise Carwile, of the Ridge,
for the following well written ac
count of the wedding :
One of the prettiest marriages our
town has ever witnessed took place in
the Methodist church, Thursday, De
cember 26th. The bride was Mis* Re
na Jones, a granddaughter of the late
L?1 wis Jones, of Edgefield, and th?
tr- w?? Mr Jerrold Watson, of
-*Mn<* r " vi .rif'Pishnn'p
: he usher?,
.i>ri stud V\ allace Boat
1*. cered the opposite nsles of
ne chu. and, crossing in front of
he chanct .ook their places in the
extreme left and right ol the pulpit.
In like manner the bride's maids and
groom's men entered opposite aisles,
crossed in front of the chancel, and
formed a semi-circle facing the con
gregation, the bride's maids'a step in
advance and opposite their attending
?wains. The attendants were Miss
Ethel Watson and Dr. Joe Padgett,
Misses Sallie Lou Watson and Lula
Jones, and Dr Arthur Watson and Mr
James Jones, Misses Myrtle and Flen
nia Watson and Mr. Jamie Jones and
Elzie LaGrone, Miss Betty Ready and
Mr Lc wis Jones.
The bride entered with her sister,
Miss Alice, the maid of honor, and the
groom with Dr. L. J. Smith, best man.
The ceremony was performed by
Bishop Duncan, a great-uncle of the
bride. The bride's gown was of white
organdie and her bouquet was white
carnations and ferns. The bride's
ma.da wore white orgsndie dresses.
The church was tastefully decorated
with garlands of green looped with
bows of white, and suspended from tbe
ceiling was a large white marriage
bell, under which stood the wedding
After the ceremony there was a re
ception held for the bridal party at the
brides home, at which a delightful
sapper was served. The presents were
many, beautiful and useful.
I LOCAL AND PERSONAL. |
School opened for the New Year
on Monday morning.
The Kindergarten schcol began
work on Monday last.
Easter Sunday this year will oc
cur on the 30 th of March'.
Mr P R Wates, of Moche, was a
visitor to Edgefield on Monday.
Do you wear shoes ? Well read
Dorn & Mimsnew advertisement.
MrJMBettis aud Mr George
Wise were on our streets Monday.
The Edgefield Chronicle's last
issue was a good one. New outside.
Miss Mary Evans is visiting
Mrs Fannie Tompkins in Mobile,
Editor Terrell of tho Johnston
Moni1'-, spent Monday in town
and L ' as a pleasant call.
Th' .vere here Monday. The
peopk, the horses, the mules lit
erally covered ''the park".
Honorable Thomas H Rains
ford was in town Friday, shaking
hands with his man)7 friends.
Mrs Elizabeth Whatley, an aged
and beloved lady of.Falfa has been
very ill for the past two weeks.
Miss Maude Sawyer,of Johnston
spent Saturday and Sunday with
her cousin, Miss Lizzie Lou Jones,
on Columbia street.
Mr J C Whatley, of Faifa, was
in town on Monday and paid this
office a pleasant call. He reports
that the grain crop is injured,
FOR SALE.-Two fine, young
high-grade Jersey Cows, fresh io
milk. Speak quick. S. CHEAT
HAM, Cleora, S. C.
Miss Bertha Sarlmg, a student
last year of S C C I, and a niece of
Mr W H Turner, of Edgefield,died
at her home in'Augusta last week.
Mrs C J Ashley and Mrs Mary
Merrimon and families returned
on Saturday from Ellenton, wherf
they spent the Christmas holidays
Editor Thomas J. Adams, of the
ADVERTISER, accompanied by Mrs
Adams, left last Friday to visit
the former's brother in Beaufort.
Mr Beauregard Timmons, who
has be?n with W E Lynch & Co.,
druggists, left on January 1st for
Atlanta, Georgia, where he will
finish the course in the study of
DJ c Butter & Patterson have re
nie- from *heir office over Dorn
& Mints'store into th?- front offi
ces of the Norris building:, which
were formerly occupied by J H
Our young friend, Mr James B
Kennedy, who travels for a prom
inent Baltimore panta manufac
turer, came off the road to spend
Sunday in Edgefield, his head
The three Messrs Dunbar who
gfits frilled Inet T?crA in.-that mi-"
fortunate shooting affray, near
Robins, io Barnwell county, were
near relatives of Mrs S AMorrall
and Mrs Sam Rice of Edgefield.
There, will be during this year
five eclipses, three of the sun and
two of the moon. Of all these,
however, only one will be visible
in the United States. A total
eclipse jf the moon will occur on
October the 16th, 1902.
Miss Lee Morrall will in a few
days leave for Charleston, where
she goes to attend a woddiug, and
from there she will visit Atlanta
and enjoy a part of the gay season
in that southern metropolis.
Rev and Mrs George W Davis
spent the Christmas holidays in
Greenwood with Mr Davis' mother.
Mr Davis returned Thursday, but
his wife and children will make a
visit to her mother, in Richland
The Newberry Obsf rver, one of
the best semi-weeklies in the state,
entered upon its twentieth volume
last week. Long live this good
paper and its brainy editor, Mr
W H Wallace.
Mr James H Watson, father of
ou~ townsman, Mr H C Wat son,
was here Monday. Mr Watson
served us faithfully as Comity
Treasurer, and it was with reluc
tance that we gave him up to Sa
The Public library has provan
to be a great boon to the book lov
ers of Edgefield, and a stimulus to
those who have not experienced
the exquisite pleasure of reading
good bookf. Every Tuesday and
Friday afternoons the cozy room is
thronged with eager seekers after
the latest books.
Mr W IT Bee has discontinued
carrying the Ropers mail, and the
cou'" ct bas been awarded to Mr
Jesse Hobbs. Mr Bee has been
very faithful in the discharge of
his duty, giving satisfaction all
along the line.
The past few weeks we have no
ticed quite an improvement in the
Aiken Recorder. Bro. Ford,assist
ed by Mr George Gingras, who is
a good writer and printer of fine
taste, in issuing a clean,well print
ed and up-to-date paper filled with
readable news and attractive ads.
The many friends of Mr Arthur
Mays, sou of Colonel S B Mays,
will regret to learn that he cut his
hit foot very badly, while using
an axe last Friday. The cut is
very deep and painful, but not se
rious. Dr Butler very skillfully
dressed the wound.
Mrs. Daisy Bixby ha3 returned
to her home in Macon,Georgia, "c
companied by Miss Fannie Bel
linger, who will make her future
home in that city. Miss Allie Bel
linger is at present bearding ?at
Mr James M Cobb's. For the com
ing year Captain Bellinger will
supervise the farming interests of
Mr James T Mims, at bis planta
tion near Antioch.
Mieses Lizzie Hill and Elise
Frazier are spending a week near
Jonnstou, at Mr William Ready's.
Dr R M Fuller, of Longraires.
brother of Mr Edgar Fuller, sp >nt
last Friday in our town.
Mr Mark Toney, one of John
ston's largest and most successful
planters, was on our streets Satur
The intelligence has reached us
that Mr John Atkins, of Ropers,
had the misfortune of getth g one
of his legs broken, We trust that
the broken limb will speedily heal
TO RENT-The store room, at
proeeDt occuoied by Campbell &
Strom, ADVERTISER builaiLg. Pos
session given January 1st. Apply
to THOS. J. ADAMS.
Mr D A Tompkins, of Charlotte,
rrriv-ed in Edgcfield on Sunjday
Mts James McKie has returned
to Edgefield, after spending Abe
holidays nt her hoi. >
Mrs O Sheppard, Jr.,has return
ed from a fortnight's visit to h/er
parents!, Mr and Mrs Gus Mobl?y,
at Jobuston. ^
Wo have received a most excel
lent good roads article from "Pub
licus"which we will publish/in our
next week's issue.
Mr G D Miras' little daughter,
of Faifa, is seriously ill. Mr Mims
was formerly a resident of ?our
town, and we trust his little jgirl
may b-3 restored to health. r
Our shoe business this season has been far beyond our expectation, but: we
are constantly replinishing our stock and can flt you in either.. ? . .
HEAVY Oil DRESS SHOES.
Buy a pair of BAT STATE SIIOES ar" >u will wear no ethers. Every
pair guaranteed,. .-,.....
We can selll 3 ou the best $1.25 Men's Shoo mane. Every pair guaranteeu
to wear well, if not, we give you another pair.
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DORN & MIMS
, s? mirai, * muni
South Carolina. Georgia
Largest Manufacturers of
IJS: THG SOUTH
KAINIT, SULPHATE OF POTASH
MURIATE OF POTASH
AND NITRATE OP SODA - -
OW WHITE US FOB PBIOES-IT WILL PAY YOU.
S0LD ON ITS yWERITS.
GUARANTEED BY A NATIONAL BANK.
SEABOARD OIL CO.
GALVESTON AND BEAUMONT.
Capital Stock, $000,000. Par Value of Shares, $1 each.
FULLY PAID AND FOREVER NON-ASS ESS ABLE
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
T.H.HILL, Tr?pident. General Manager G II St lt R R Company, Galveston, Texas.
A.W. MILLER, Vice-Prci and Treas., Mirr Darlington-Miller Lumber Co. Galvcsto n .
C. S. VIDOR, Capilalist, Secretary, Galveston, Texas.
G. M. BRYAN. Director. President Bryan Hardware Company. Galveston, Texas.
G. \V. BOSCH KK, Director, Civil Engineer, Galveston, 1 exas.
DEPOSITORY AND CUSTODIAN OK FUNDS, T1IK FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF GALAKSTON, TEXAS.
Tne Company owns outright with perfect title property on Spindle
Top H eighths, upon which it will bring in a gusher within a few wke ;
also extensive properties adjacent to Spindle Top, upon which it is
now boring wells. MoLey is needed by the company to develop its
properties, and a part of its treasury stock is offered upon the follow
ing conditions :
* JULIUS RUNGE, Pres M. LASKEH, \ ic.?- Pies
g W. N. STOWE, Cashier 15G0 p. ANDLER, Ass't Cashier
'.THE OLDEST NATIONAL BANK IN TEXAS.
Capital, $300,000 s??d Profits, $160,000,
GALVESTON, TEXAS, October 10, lflOl.
This Bank will receivesubscribions to tne sto-ik of the Seaboard Oil Com
pany and hold the funds id trust, subject to the terms of guarantee, which are
as follows :
''Subscriptions to the stock of the Seaboard Oil Company, sent to or depos
ited with the First National Bank of Galveston,are to beheld in trti?l for sub?
seri bera until the company brings in a gushing oil well. Upon , ..r.y
furnishing a certificate, executed by competent parties, chata gushing oil well
has been obtained, the Bank will transfer all funds to the Seaboard Oil com
pany and certificates of stocks will be delivered to subscribers upon presenta
tion ol'receipts issued by this Bank.
"Should the company fail to bring in a well before December81,1901, all
funds so held in trust will he returned to subscribers upon presentation of re
ceipts issued by this Bank."
The Board of Directors of the Seaboard Oil Company are wc?l known to us
tojbe reliable and responsible, and we can recommend the Company as worthy
of confidence. W. N. STOWE, Cashier.
The personnel of the board of directors issures to every shareholder
an interest in a company that will be conducted on purely business
principles. Every dollar realized fromjhe sales of stock will be held
in trust until its first well is an existing fact, and will then pass into
the treasaury of the company, to be used in building the necessary
equipment 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 business house in Galveston, or
through any mercantile agency.
A request for information addressed to the Galveston ofl'ces of the comps ny
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 to the First National Bank or to the Compauy, by whom it will
be turned over to the Bank, who will execute 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 mauy
times its present price and pay large dividends when its wells come iii
For further information, mention this paper and write to the
SG/?BOAl^D 0IL <90.
OU If fiOU04 Y OFfE?/flGS.
We have this ypar a larger and more complete stock 0? CLOTHING
and FURNISHINGS io select from than ever before. Noth
ing would bu moro acceptable for a Xmas gift than a
HAT,SUIT, TlE,UMBRELLA,or GLOVES.
We send you what you order aud pay express, subject ?to ex amina
tiou. Ladies Neckwear of the latest styles. OrderB by
mail r?crive careful and PROMPT ATTENTION.
838 Broad St., AUGUSTA, GA
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I must have room, and will have, if low prices will |
I move the goods. If you want a wedding present, or ?
1 need a dinnea set, chamber set, lamp or anthing in f
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, ?
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i 800 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA I
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H. FAY GAFFNEY.
?mOBV MAD fm
JAMES T. MIMS
Represent tlie ver?best Fire Insurance Compunies in the country and~aTe
Agents for the NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO., the oldest and largest
international Life Insurance company in the world. Insurance in force Jan,
1st, 1901, over $1,202,000,000.00. This company issues the only policy that
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. SoIeAgts.
for the famous Babcock
TO(BOT3 and (DAlUftMMB
and John W Masury & Sou's
733 and 735
(S. C. C. I.)
* . Edgefleld, S. C. * . *
t and Lamest Co-Edncational Collie i tie Stale.
Over 800students enrolled this sessioi, representing 10 ?States.
Young men under strictly military discipline.
Faculty composed of 21 College ar>d University graduates-9 mon.
. Thorough Literary Courses leading lo the degrees of B. E.. B. S. and
Superior advantages offered i- the Departments of Music, Art and
Four magnificent, well iquippe 1 buildings.
Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements.
JProm $100 to $140 covers expenses in Literary Department for the
BTtiro 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 wriL* for one of our beau
tiful catalogues and application blank lo
F N. K. BAILEY,
^IDGKEIFIELID, S. C.
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 I was little. When I bought my Fall
and winter goods I realized that cotton would below
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, ar i "Valu0 is
thc true test of Cheapness. My motto i. ou ler
buy, undersell, and therefore the New Y ork . .ack
et Store can sell goods cheaper than comp utors.
My stock is new and up-to-date. When in need of a
suit of clothes, shoes, hats, caps, under v.-ear, dress
goods, jackets capes, pants goods, etc. come to
THE NEW YORK RACKET STORE
J. W. PEAK, Proprietor
J, M. COBB'S
received his mammoth stock of
F^f?' ?ress Goods,
SKIRTS, COATS, and. STAPLB
DRY GOODS & DBESS 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
pricee, K?member that we make a specialty of
D 'ess Goods.
ian M dfloi to DO ?ii?ljo?? Ii?
CHARLES A GRIFF SJ
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. M0RR1 ;.
W, J. RUTHERFORD & I
MANUFACTURERS OF '.?
AND DEADERS IN
Lime, Cement Plaster, pair
Fire Brick, Fire Clay,
Ready Roofing and
Write TTs For X^zrioos^
Corner Reynolds and Washington Streets,"1
A good Buggy-the easiest running, best riding, with the longest
staying qualities-.?ee my lino of Open and Ten Buries, Carriages
The best Wagon made, our Owensboro and Russell Wagons.
Anything 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 can show
it to you, or the best Organ by the least money. Call and let us show
them to you.
The finest selection of Sheet Music ever seen in this section, como
and look through our line of classical and operatic vocal and instit!*
And last, if the sad necessity e\ er comes to you or yours whet:
you shall need anything in the Undertaker's line, our Hearse and *u
tire line of Undertakers' Goods are at jour services.
You are cordially invited to visit my store and let us show'?you
anything you wish lo see or hear.
G-. IP . O O 33 O .
JOHNSTON, S V.
CHARLES B. ALLEN
Stoves, Grates, Ranges and
Tinware of all kinds.
S30 BROAD STREET, AUGUSTA. GA