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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29, 1902.
The niai y friends of Mr F L
Timmerman, of Pleasant Lane,
were delighted to see him in town
Mohdap, almost eutirely recover
er from the accident of being hurt
in a gin a few mouths ago.
Mr-Davis and family, of
North Curhlina, will arrive here at
au early date to accept the posi
tion formerly held by J S Lamb at
the mill, who recently left Edge
field foi A'aba ma.
Mr O Sheppard, Jr., is making
preparations for a chicken farm al
his homo in Buncombe, having in
process of completion a large and
spacious chicken yard on the west
side of lue home. Epgs at this
season are a paying investment,
selling at 20 cents per d)zen.
I am a bachelor 45 years old. My
father was born iu Edgefield 76
years ago. I desire to correspond
with a lady of culture, etc"uot nu
der 30 years of agp. Object, mat
rimony. Address "C," Box 173,
Shawuoe, Oklahoma Territory.
v It is au example of iudustry to
be emulated by the young and
strong of our town to see Air VV
E Dobey, who is eighty-four yeers
of age, out our coldest morn inge
cutting wood and enjoviug it, too.
He believes in the Bib ie adage:
"If a man work not, neither shall
The late Mrs Budwell, who died
last week at her home in Johnston
left a part of her estate, ameuut
ing to ten or twelve thou saud dol
lars,^ be divided equally between
the Home and Foreign mission
boards of the Southeru Baptist
convention. Sue did a good deed.
The Augusta Herald has the fol
lowing to say of a young man who
is well remembered as a former
Edgefield boy : "Mr Harry Foster,
who has been in the navy for the
past few mouths, has returned to
Augusta owing to sickness. Mr
Foster has received an honorable
Mrs Rebecca Jones, of Atlanta
who has beeu visiting for some
weeks at Ridge Spring, and who is
one of Edgefield'B honored friends
of yore, is at the bedside of her
sister, Mrs Amanda Croo^ei/'who
lies critically ill at ber home in
There are all sorts of printers,
papers, and people, but if you are
one ol the people who want good
printing on good paper, send your
order direct to the ADVERTISER.
"Niagara-The scene of Peril
ous Feats" is the title of an article
in the February Cosmopolitan
which tells the story of the manv
who have year ff tr.
Niagara has b
ly, and the sto
Blond?n, Maria :.
jealous Balleni ; si.
the cable on wh ' ?.
performing ov< i
Whirlpool Rapids, Peter Nisseu's
ill-fated "Fcol-Killer," and Cap
tain Webb's last swim, is carried
down to Mrs Taylor, the only sur
vivor of a trip over the great Falls.
A New Firm
The store recently occupied by
O Sheppard, Jr., has beeu rented
by a firm from Greenville, who
will HDsaze in the dry goods aud
Fire Saturday Afternoon.
Mayor W W Adamy had the
misfortune last Satuiday after
noon to lose au out house on his
pluce filled to overflowing with
Lay and peavines. The house and
all the contents were burned. It
is a mystery as to how tho house
His Farewell Sermon.
Rev Dr L R Gwaltney will next
Sundav morni|?r*>ac.H hi? f??r<
ui.t ;?r< icu i-o un con.-r u peiip.e
at Macedouia church. On the tol
lowing Tuesday, February, 3rd,
Dr Gwaltney leaves for Rome, Ga,
where he will take up his duties
at Shorter college.
The Editors' Resting Place,
Mr J L Cau^bman says the hole
in the ground where the larger
tree stood in the park is the place
the editors are to be buried, where
they may hear the mules laugh.
As be has scooted the editor'*
plaoe we shall remind him that
.'there is a place prepared tor him,
and not selected by us -where we
know uot, but we trust it will be in
more comfortable quarters than in
the park where the mules laugh
and the birds sing over the un
marked graves of thc meek and
lowi f editors. We warn y ?ii. Mi
Councilman, that if you bury u,s
th ire vye will rise again!
Edgefield. Sien Again Uouored,
A1, the recent good r-qads con
fution in Augusta last week there
wap a splendid attend, IUCJ. sedge
field men, as usual, stood first and
foremost among tho great ones
General M C Butler was elepted
chairman of the convention, and
in bis nomination by J, C C Blapk,
pf Augusta, was ref?rretf to ju the
most flattering terms. Among the
pups appointed to esport tjje chair
an, tp the ph?if w^s Coipne? S J?
ays, of Edgefield'. "
lieutenant-governor James H
gillman was algo the object ox
mapv compliments, his speech be
ing short but catchy. The Augus
Herald thus made allusion to the
?LOCALAND P :ONAL.?
Rev P P Blalock preaches next
Sabbath at Berea.
Rev P B Lanham, of Ropers,was
in town on Monday last.
Mr J F Beti is, of Trentou, waa
a visitor to our town ou Monday.
Miss Hortense Padgett visited
her brother, Mr A E Padgett, re
Three cheers for the mayor and
town councilmen aud polije ! 1 !
Miss Lucile Mobley has beeu a
visitor to Edgefield for some days.
Miss Sallie Bushnell, of Augus
ta, is visiting her cousin, Mies Sal
lie Parker, of our town.
Miss Jessie Rogers, of Spartau
burg*, is the guest of her friend,
Miss Effie Sheppard.
Blood will tell, even in Guano.
C Paugett will sell you blood goods.
Mr and MrB E G Haltiwauger
left last wees for Aiken, fjwhere
they will make their future home.
Saturday is the first of Febru
ary. Oue twelfth of 1902 will soon
be phssed away.
Mr Lucas of the Music firm of
Thomas & Barton,of Augusta, wap
in town a while last week.
A new installation of book3 is
expected at an early date at the
Edgefield Public library.
Miss Ella Mobley and Mrs
Thomas Hoyt, of Johnston, visit
ed in Edgefield last week.
Mr Lewis M Moore, father of
Professor Marshall Moore, of the
Institute, has beeu appointed post
master of the town of Greenwood.
FOR SALE.-Two fine, young
high-grade Jersey Cows, fresh in
milk. Speak quick. S. CHEAT
HAM, C i eora, ?5. C.
Mr and Mrs D R Durisoe have
removed to the house recently oc
cupied by Mr and Mrs E G Halti
The Trov correspondent to the
Greeuwood Index says " Miss May
Woodward has gone to Edgefield
to attend the South Carolina Co
Our friends Messrs. J C Lewis
and R S Wright.of Johnston, were
among the visitors to Edgefield on
Friday of last week. They paid
the ADVERTISER a pleasant ca'l.
Mr T A Owd >m and family are
now occupying the Ryan house,
recently the home of Mrs Frances
Mr H E Reeves, of Orangebu vg, 1
Mho was formerly pharmacist ;or
the W E Lynch & Co 's drug store
spent several days in town this :
week with his friends.
Then?.'.' Lycon a rsumhoi wi!?,
'ho woLd?r;uI Irhceri?t .-'..!..* :
.'. ? ' ')'?' .?gor having r?V
Solicitor Thurmond, Hon John
C Sheppard, Hon Thomas Rains- (
ford aud probably our other law
makers, came home from Colum
bia Saturday to spend the Sab
bath at home, returning Monday.
Miss Mary-Ann Fuller, of Lib
erty Fill, who graduated last sum- j
mer at the S C C I with the dis
tinction of being first honor in her
class, is to be a guest this w?ek at
the Wilkins-Bailpy marriage in
Rev P B Graut, of Simpsonville,
Greenville county. h-B accepted
the call to the pastorate of John- .
eton Baptist church, and has re
moved to Johnston with his wife
and three children. i
Mr James Mims was fortunate
in saving his residence from burn
ing one day ?ast week. The roof
caught on fire but was discovered
in time to extinguish the flames
before any considerable damage
"ic ?' Mill
Di i 'Ui, w li i : - . ineiijb*!' ol tl .
Legislature from Marion countv,
came over to Edgefield Friday on
a visit to Mr and Mrs A F Per
kius. He is an uncle of Mrs Per
kins, who resided in Dillon before
Rev Warren Entzminger has re
moved from Meeting Street and
will make his home at Plum
Branch, where he has benn called
to the pastorate of the Baptist!;
church. He will also be in charge 1
of the sohool at that placp.
We regret very much indeed to
announce that Mrs A F Crooker,
who has been extremely ill for the
past two weeks, is uot any better.
Mrs Crooker is a good, kind and
motherly lady-one that we would i
have live alway-=aud her large
circle of friends hope that she may
yet bo restore! to health.
Mr J L?Miller. one of Trenton's
most prominent citizens, paid us
a call Saturday-also exti nded
his subscription to 1903. Mr MjU
1er pays the qat crpp, expepl; the
Qctoher sjwn, are killed. He be
lieves it would be better to sow
more wheat, even for feed, and cut
it before it is matured, it stauds
the freeze much better than oats.
This is an article mixed with joy
and sadnese-sorry the hest mau
and, truest Christian of our town
has beep ill, hut glad he is bitter.
Judge \V y Roath bas peen con
fined to bis home several clays apd
is there at this writing, (Tuesday)
but is, weare truly glad to Btate,
much better, aud we bqpe he shall
8oou be well of the attack of grip,
and return to his office. J$x\t he
will catch the grip again-of his
List ofletters remaining in the Post
Office at Edgefield C. H., January 27,
Robert Rogers, Lorenz A, Butler,
Miss Hettie Jhenss, EmmaJScurry.
When asking for letters on Chis list
W. H. BBUN80N, P. M.
TO RENT-The store room, at
present occupied by Campbell &,
Stroui, ADVERTISER building. Pos
session given January 1st. Appjy
to THOS. J. ADAMS.
Photographs in the latest and
most fashionable styles at lowest
prices for first-clais work. Chil
daen photographs a specialty. R
Mr T C Stn i bas withdrawn
from the partnership of Campbell
& Strom. Mr Campbell will, how
ever, continue the business at the
Did staud, in the ADVERTISER, buil
Call on R C Padgett for high grade
Fertilizers. See him for best terms,
sash and od time, before buying.
Building anil I oan.
Eo not put off buying a home for
your family. Quit paying rent and
purchase a house with rent money.
Apply to- J. H. ALLEN,
Treas. B. & L.Association
Will Go to Mobile.
Mrs Dr Glover Tompkins, wit]
children,little Marjorie and Glove
will leave the latter part of thi
week for Mobile, Alabama, when
they go to spend sometime witl
Mrs John RT . , of ??
city. Dr Tomp is will accem
pany them and his return ti
Edgefield will g. to Baltimore
where he will take a special coursi
in medicine. He will probably h
absent until spring. Dr Tomp
kine is progressive and full of th
progressive spirit of the age, an<
is to be commended for it, but oh
Edgefield is loathe to let him go
even for so short a time.
LATER-Since the above was pu
in Npe we leam that Dr Tomp
kins will not go to Baltimore un
til later in the year.
R C P.idgett will sell you the 'de
brated Armour Guanos. See him.
Those wnose accounts for 19CK
and 1901 have not. been paid, wil
please accept this as final notice
Iuterest on all such accounts wil
be charged from January 1, 1902
If vou would avoid annoyance
PAY UP. J. M. COBB.
The Best Prescriptions for Malarli
Chills and Fever is a bottleof GBOVK'I
TASTELESS CHILL TOXIC. It is &impl;
iron and quinine in a tasteless fora
No cure-no r?av. Price 50c
VIRGINIA - CAROLINA
CHEf/IICUL CO M PUNY.,
RICHMOND, * CHARLESTON, * ATLANTA.
Virginia. South Carolina. Georgia
Largest Manufacturers of
IN TH<3 SOUTH
-IlytlP OfiTBBS OF
KAINIT, SULPHATE OF POTASH
MURIATE OF POTASH
AND NITRATE OF SODA - -
tWWRITE US FOR PRICES-IT WILL FAY YOU,
S0LD ON ITS AAERITS.
liALiVi?iCSA^^ ****** liliAl'MONT.
Capital Stock, $500,000. Par Value of Shares, $1 each
FULLY PAID AND FOREVER NON-ASSESSABLE
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS :
. II. HILL, President. General Manager G H & HRH Compatir, Galveston, Texas.
A.W. MILLEU, Viee-Pres anti Treas., Mgr Darlington-Millar Lumber Co. Galveston,
C. S. VII'OX, Capitalist, Secretary, Galveston, Texas.
G. M. BKYA N. Director, President Bryan Hardware Company. Galveston, Texas
G. W. BOSCHKE, Director, Civil Engineer, Galveston, 1 exas.
DEPOSITORY AND CUSTODIAN OF FUNDS, THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF GALAE8TON, TEXAS.
The Company owns outright with perfect title property on Spindli
Top Heightbs, upon which it will bring in a gusher within a few wke
aleo extensive propertu s adjacent to Spindle Top, upon which it i
now boring wells. Money is needed by the company io develop it
properties, and a part of its treasury stock is offered upon the follow
ing conditions :
JULIUS RUNGE, Pres M. LA6KER, "\ ice-Prjs
W. N. STOWE, Cashier 1560 F. ANDLER, Ass't Cashier
?THE OLDEST NATIONAL BANK IN TEXAS.
Capital, $300,000 Profits, $160,000.
. W?3CTOCC3BBaBi U MOMOB *-- *\-m? x- *
GALVESTON, TEXAS, October 10,190L
This Bank will receive subscribions to tne sto :k of the Seaboard Oil Com
pany and hold the funds id trust, subject to the tennis of guarantee, which an
*' Subscriptions to the stock of the Seaboard Oil Companv. senf to or dpno?
ited with the First National Bank of Galveston,are to bel In
scribers until the company brings in a gushing oil well. Upon the compan
furnishing a certificate, executed by competent parties, that a guabina oil wei
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 of receipts issued by this Bank.
"Should the company fail to bring In a well before December 81 1901 al
funds so held in trust will be returned to subscribers up?n presentation of re
ceints issued by this Bank."
The Board of Directors of the Seaboard Oil Company are well known to u
to be reliable and responsible, and we can recommend the Company as wortlr
of cor. tl den ce. W. N. STOWE, Cashier. '
The personnel of the board of directors iseures to every shareholde
au iuterest in a company that will be conducted on purely busiuesi
priuoiples. Every dollar realized from the sales of fctock will be heh
in trust uutil its first well is an existing fact, and will then pass inti
the treasaury of the company, to be used in building the necessarj
equipment for the carrying on of HB 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, o:
through any mercantile agency.
A request for informatiou addressed to the Galveston ofTces of the compaq
will recive prompt and careful reply. ",
MONEY for subscriptions may be remitted through any bank o:
express company, or by Uuited States postal money order, either di
reot lo the First Rational $aok or to the Company, by whom if, wil
be turned over to the Blank, who will execu?o a guaranty receipt.
A.n allotrnept of stooe is offered at 65 cents per share, and is beinj
rapidly subscribed. Seaboard stock will undoubtedly be worth manj
times its present pricoand pay large dividends when its wells come ii
For further information, mentiou this paper and write to the
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 OR DRESS SHOES.
Buy a pair of BAY STATE SHOES and you will wear no ethers. Every
We can selll j ou the best $1.25 Men's Shoe maae. Every pair guaranteed
to wear well, if not, we give you another pair.
jj Letter, Bill and Note Heads, \
^ Envelopes, Etc. i
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I SAVINGS BANK.
I 805 Broad Street.
= W. B. YOUNG, .... President =
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OF N : ENTIRE STOCK AT
I must have room, and will have, if low prices will
move the goods. If you want a wedding presenter
need a dinnea set, chamber set, lamp or anthing in
Crockery, China, Glassware, Tinware or House Fur
nishing Goods, be sure and rxamine my stock and
prices before purchasing. Remember the place,
800 Broad Street, AUGUSTA, GA
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H. FAY GAFFNEY. JAMES T. MIMS
?MHPPMiV AMD ?l?M,
^Represent the very'best Eire Insurance Companies in the country and are
Agents for the NEW YORK TJFE INSURANCE CO., theoJdest and largest
international Life Insuranc f..mp - u in " <. . .. '.' ' s?-r . . f?rfi?.Trr I
Has just received a very large
shipment of Beaver, Plush and
MOHAIR CARRIAGE Al
a very beautiful line. Also a full
line of horse blankets. SoleAgts.
for the famous Babcock
and John W Masury & Son's
733 and 73 S
(S. C. C. I.)
* * ?
. * ? Edgefield, S. C.
Ides! anil Lanes! Co-Educational Collop io lie State.
Over 300 students enrollod this session, repres?nting 10 States.
Young men under strictly military discipline.
Faculty composed of 21 College ard University graduates-9 meu.
Thorough Literary Courses loading to tho degrees of B. E., B. S. and
Superior advantages offered i:. the Departments of Music, Art and
Four raagnific3iit, well t quippe . buildings.
Thousands of dollars recently spent in improvements.
From $100 to $140 covers expens ia 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
j/ill be provided for the coming session.
[ If you contemplate attending our college, write for one of our beau
tiful catalogues aud application blank to
F N K BAILEY,
Dead 1 No, NOT Dead.
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 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, ar ! Valu? is
thc true test of Cheapness. My motto i. o u ier
buy, undersell, and therefore the New *\ ork ..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 IRK RACKET STORE
J. W. PEAK, Proprietor
J. M. COBB'S
received his mammoth stock of
FT' Dress Goods,
SKIRTS, COATS, 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
pricer Remember that we make a specialty "f
D 'ess Goods.
m vou ?orfl to DO (oitjjout it?
CHARLES A GRIFFIN
AV. J). 1UU111U
W. J. RUTHERFORD & CO
AND DEADERS IN
Lime, Cement Plaster, pair
Fire Brick, Fire Clay,
Ready Roofing* and
Corner Reynolds and Washington P?reas,
Biigoies, Magus, Pianos
organs, musical isirunpfs.
A good Buggy-the easiest running, best riding, with the longest
staying qualities-see my line of Open and Ton Buggies, 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 ou the market we can show
il to 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 section, come
aud look through our line of classical and operatic vocal and instiu
And last, if the sad necessity e\ er comes to you or yours whei?
you shall need anything in the Undertaker's line, our Hearse and eu
tire line of Uudertaaers' Goods are at your services. >^
You are cordially invited to visit my store and let us show'Jyou
anything you wish to see or hear.
O . 3P . COBB.
JOHNSTON, s a
CHARLES B. ALLEN
Stoves, Grates, Ranges and
Tinware of all kinds.
o BROAD STREET,