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J. L. MIMS, - - - EDITOR.
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for thr?, six, and twelve months
WEDNESDAY. MAR 18, 1903.
Not only read his advertisement,
which appeare elsewhere 4n our col
umns, but call at the store of Mr.
C. E. May and see the new goods
that fill his shelves and are piled
upon his tables and counters.
Mr. May will take pleasure ID show
ing you through his large stock
and you can bank upon every
word that he tells you about them.
Every depart ment ot his store i?
now filled and early shoppers will
get first choice.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Mirna gave
a delightful reception to the 27 S.
C. C. I. girls at their home on
Saturday afternoon last. It was
a very pleasant occasion both for
hosts and guests. Befoie adieus
were bidden all repaired to the
dinii g room where tempting viands
and refreshments were served. For
some days prior to the eutri of
this bevy ot beautiful girls into
his home Mr. Mims was on the sick
list but the diversion of the occas
ion and his effort to appear seven
teen instead of seventy dispelled
all aches and paius. Is there a
malady that would not be cured by
holding pleasant converse with
and feasting ones eyes' upon 27
The annual meeting of the stock
holders, and directors of The
Farmers Bank was held in the
back on Tuesday. The same offi
cers and directors were re-elected.
We publish in this issue the an
nual statement of this prosperous
institution. A comparison of this
statement with that of last year
will show how marvelous and un
precedented has been the bank's
growth. Let the figures speak for
themselves: Last year the depos
its were $83,128.01, now they are
$121,916,11; la?; year the loans
aggregated $154,356,42, now they
$192, 907,88. The net profits for the
year are $8,460,36 or 14* per cent.
This phenomenal success can be
accounted for in,two words, "Good
management"-on the part of the
officers of the bank who are to be
congratulated upon eo good a
it is doubted by many to have ,
boen smallpox. There was an au- 1
dible smile rippled ever the con- ?
gregation last .Sunday when it was
announced that there would be no
"WTvtces in the Presbyterian church t
as the pastor, Rev. T. P. Burgess, (
was not allowed to come on account ii
of the quarantine regulations. r
Rev. Hugh Merkereon, a Presby- t
terian miuister of Anderson, spent ?
the week here. He has had charge ti
of a church on the Edisto, is a
fine conversationalist, and we re- P
gretted not hearing him from the ']
pulpit. He left Saturday for An- ?
The Daughters of the Confeder- al
acy and the New Century Club c<
both met at the home of Miss Hor- l*
tense Landrum. The one on Thurs
day and the other on Friday after- ^
nocn. The New Century Club ap
pointed two delegates, Mrs. P. N. fit
Lott, the President, and Miss M
Clara Sawyer to attend tho Con- at
vention, to be held in Columbia fl
during the month of April. ["
The New Century Club will give of
an entertainment Friday evening at
of this week for the benefit of their tn
library. The committee, Mrs, Lu- fi'
eas Walker, Mrs. Jas. Strother and m,
Miss Clara Sawyer, promise every ch
one who attends a good time. Co
Rebecca will bo there at the well, mi
and she will draw lemonade, and pa>
other attractions too numerous to W1J
Our sch ?ol is in a flourishing for
condition, though our teachers la
bor under adverse circumstances.
MisB Crouch lost her mother a few
weeks since, Mrs. Montgomery was }
called home by a telegram anounc- tha
ing the death of a brother who ti vi
was killed in a train wreck. Prof. of I
Bethea has had a child seriously ill anc
with pneumonia, and we are sor- pea
ry to .state that the little one died sta]
Sunday morning. hon
It is a pity our farmers have to Gre
take advantage of it being too wet of t
to plow to haul over the bad roads. mui
Seed come in, meal and hulls go *n 0
out; lumber comes to the planing cai?l
machine, a load of guano goes out. TI<
Loaded wagons are coming and
going at all times. Adi
One Person In Each Town.
Can earn money selling our
Family Preparation among their
neighbors; send us $1.00 and we
will send you an Agent's Outfit
consisting of $4.00 worth of goods
(which if you are not satisfied with,
you may deliver back to us and
we will return money.) One out
fit only will be sent.to the same
person, and all future lots will
cost yoQ double the above price
the first lot being to introduce the
goods. Adress A. LIE WADE GANT,
Agt. (0.31) Boston Mass.
YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TAKING
When you take Grove's Tasteless Chi ll
Tonic because the formula is plainly
printed on every bottle showing that
it is simply Iron and Quinine ina
taateles form. No cure no pay 60c.
The Union Meeting of the 2nd
ii vision of the Edgefield Baptist
Association will convene with the
Piurn Branch church of Christ on
Saturday before the 5th Sunday in
March, at 10 a. m..
Missionary Sermon by Rev J T
Query 1. Is not the improper ob
servance of the Sabbath a growing
sin. Speaker, T J Talbert.
2. Is not Bible discipline one of
the great need of our churches?
Speaker P R Waits.
3. Should we read or study the
Bible merely a3 a duty? Speaker.
O O Timmerman.
4. The profits of Godliness. Speak
ers. Rev P B Lanham, Rev J P
Dr. D. A. J. BELL, Mod.
5. E. Freeland, Sec.
The Union Meeting of the First
Division of the Edgefleld Baptist
Association will meet with the
Mountaiu Creek Baptist church on
Saturday before the fifth Sunday in
Organization at 10 o'clock, with
verbal reports from the churches.
Query 1st. "What did Christ mean
when he said "take no thought for
tomorrow ?" T E Dorn and Rev J E
2nd. The Necessity of Church
Discipline, J L Minis and R T
Strom. , , ,
3d. What Are the Duties which
the Church Members Owe their
Pastors? O Sheppard and Rev J S
Jordan. r ...
4th. A. The Influence of Bible
Beading on the Family. F N K Bai
ley and Rev J H Burton.
B. The Influence of Bible Read
ing on thejchurch, Rev P P Blalock
and W L Burnett.
C. The Influence ot Bible Reading
?n the Community at Large, Rev L
B White and Arthur Brunson.
Charity sermon at ll a m Sunday
morning, by Rev J H Burton; alter
nate, Rev J E Johnson.
T E DORN, Mod.
T C Callison, Clerk.
Presentment of the Grund Jory.
EDGEFIELD. S. C., I
March 10,1903. )
To His Bonor, Judge J. C. Klugh,
Judge Presiding at the March
Term of Court, 1903.
Having passed upon all Bills of
Indictment handed us by the Solic
itor, we beg to make the following
After appointing the standing
committees for the year, as follows:
County Home-J. F. Bettis, A. B.
Miller, W. R. Swearingen. County
Office's Books-J. B. Adams, E. J.
Norris, N. M.Jones. Chain Gang
T. P. Morgan, J. D. Cornet, J. J. Gar
The Grand Jury visited the Jail
in a body. We are pleased to find so
lew prisoners in Jail. .We find the
Jail has been recently white-washed
and is in a neat condition. It has
been brought lo our attention by
the County Physician that the pris
oners in Jail should b^ provided
with cots to sleep on, and especially
should they be required to take a
bath and change their under-cloth
ing at least once a week as it is
dangerous to the health of the in
mates from a hygenic stand-point
and upon examination we recom
mend this suggestion of the County
Physician should be carried out, if
noeossary, at the.expense ol the
County. We als find that there
UkJUt--ni?^ .^CfV^\ HUH WU f?-j
Commend that the same be attend
ed to at once. We find the roof on I
?he rear end of the Court House is
n bad condition and this should be
m mediately repaired.
Weare informed by some of our
a embers who are in position toknow
hat the bridges across Stevens'
'reek at Prices Mill and Clarks are
a a dangerous condition and we
ecommend that the proper au
horities put these brides in a safe ]
ondition at once or they may be
arried away by the next highwa
The County Home Committee re
orts to us that they have visited
ie County Home and found every
?ingin a satisfactory condition,
here are eighteen inmates 9 whites
nd 9 colored. They have on hand
bout one hundred and bushels of |
)rn and forage enough to furnish
ie place this year. We recommend
lat the Steward .be provided with
) inexpensive set of blacksmith
The Committees on Couuty Of-,
:es and Books and on Chain Gang [ (j
e instructed to make careful ex
oinations and report at the Au
ist Term of Court. We respect
lly call the attention of the Court
Recommendations of Grand Jury
1902 to which it appears to us no
ten tion has been paid. We Air
er call the attention to the Court
at no provision has been made for
.urt expenses for this year which
akes a hardships on Jurors espe
illy. And in our judgment the j,
unty Officials in charge of such j
Itters should make provision to ,
y to Jurors what the law allows J'
thout any discount.
Thanking your Honor, the Solici
and other officials of the Court
courtesies extended tous.
N. M. JONES, Foreman.
Ne notice in a Greenwood paper
,t Rev. John A. Holland, theac
9 and energetic representative
.be manufactuier8 of Krell pi
i8 and whose advertisement ap- J co
ra in our columns, has just in
iled a $450 Krell piano in the
a? of a prominent citizen near | ne
enwood. Mr. Holland ii one
h9 most successful dealers in
?ical instruments who canvasses
ur section. He succeeds be
le every word he utters can b?
ist of letters remaining in the
;office at Edgefield, S. C., week
iug March 14,1903 :
mes Carrel, Johnnie DeVore.
en Galmon, Miss Lonecoee
ison, Kattie Monday, Mr. J
iims, Miss Maggie Talbert,
rhompson, Mrs. Julia Scott,
ten asking fer letters on thin list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
CKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE.
ts world-wide fame for marvel
;uree. It surpasses any other
, lotion, ointment or balm for
corns, burne, salt rheum, fe
sores, chapped bands, skin
ions; infallible for piles,
guaranteed. Only 25 cents
e PeDu Drug Store, druggist.
An appeal will be made to the courts to determine.who are jjejlaw
I ful owneis of the $16,000 in a Columbia bank to the credit r>Qhe Al
liance Exchange. As the county alliances are no longer in existence
this question has arisen : " Who should receive the money " ?
The Great Rheumatic Cure
Spring Blood Purifiejr
Positively cures all diseases arising from impurities in the blood, includ
ing Catarrh, Indigestion, Chronic Constipation, Kidney and Liver Troubles,
etc. Every person in the land needs a powerful blood purifier every Spring.
You need it. You want the best-the standard. That is
BEWARE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTITUTES. '
RHEUMACIDE benefits instead of injuring the digestive organs as
many so-called medicines do. RHEUMACIDE is a powerful alterative, but
sid people or children can take it with absolute safety.
Price $1.00 at Druggists, or express prepaid on receipt of price.
-Bobbttt Chemical Co., . . Baltimore, nd., U. S.IA.
To double their Pelf-Respecf. For does not the knowledge
that she is Well Dressed, in becoming skirt, waist a:td hat,
double any woman's self-respect and confidence ? Certainly
it does. Ccme, therefore, ladies, atone* to the
N. Y. RACKET STORE,
where thousands of lovely
. New Spring Good s
are clamoring for publicity and fjr purcbaror?.
Skirt Waist Goods,
in many new materials-White and Colored Wash
Silks, Violes, Twine Suiting?, E<amines, Lustr?is.
White and Black Laie Netting for Over-Dress - - -
Fashionable DTGSS Goods
in many diff?-reut materiule. New Laces ?nd Em
broideries. Elegant matched sets of Insertion
with vartoue widths of Edging of samt! design
This section of our store is radiantly complete with
the choicest weaves in almost endless variety. Con
spicuous in this linc arn Mercerized Oxfoads, Baskel
Weaves, Mercerized Madras. Swisses interwoven with
lace effects, and hundreds of othrr charming fubrics
the mention of whbh is forbidden here by lack ot' the spacp.
l?at? Extremely beautiful Ladies Ready-to-wear
JJ ato. c.)me see them. It is impossible to describe them.
1 Mk OLm. Ka
The largest line of OUUO? and
Shoes to snit absolutely every age
isnansaaBsesBEs &?? ....
\\fE buy from manufac
turers only and can
make you a close price
on anything in our hue.
Letus show you before
elsewhere. Come let us
DORN & M/MS.
EDCEFIELD S. C.
?tate and County Depository
.C. SHEPPARD, W.W.ADAMS,
, H. BOUKNIGHT, J. A. BENNETT,
M COBB, B. S. HOLLAND,
. S. TOMPKINS, C. C. FULLER}
W. E. PRESCOTT.
C. SHEPPARD, President
W. W. ADAMS, vice-President.
E. J. HIMS, Cashier.
J. H. ALLEN, Ass't Casbie
Pays interast on deposits by specia
Money to loan on liberal terms.
Prompt and polite attention to busi?
YOUR Account Solicited
INS UB A NC*?"?Y
When placing your insur
ance give me a call. I rep
resent a very strong line of
m^ims - _ _
Insurance Companies; also
Agent for the New York
IvIFK - - -
Insurance Co. I will appre
preciate a share of your bus
iness. 1 can be found at my
office-Office No. 2-over Bank of
James T. AJIaVdCS.
GET OUR PRICES,
omplete Cotton, Saw, Grist, Oil and
tihzer Mill Outfits, Gin, Press
ie Mill,and Shingle Outfits.
Building, PrlYge, Factory, Furie
! Railroad Castings, Railroad, Sill
?hinists' and Factory Supplies,
el ting, Packing, Injectors, Pipe
ings, Saws, Files, Oilers, etc. We
every day. Work 150 Hands,
ndry, Machine, Boiler,
Press and Gin Wo ?-fc e
" Repa is Promptly Done
iWJrou forts & Supply Ce
E. C. SMITH,
T eth Extracted without Pain.
Fourteen Years Experience.
Office over Post Office
YOU WILL FIND
-OUR FRUIT- j
Trees, Vines, Shruis,
Roses Palms etc., per
fectly Healthy, well
grown and true to uame.
Write us for Catalogue. ?
P. J. BEKCKNANS CO.,
(Inc.) Fruitland Nur
series. Establisned 185G.
hos stood the test 25 years.
bettles. Does this record of c
Enclosed with every botte
The firm of Ramsey & Jones now carry a reg
ularly equipped jewelry stock, consisting of jewelry,
Also NOVELTIES and STATIONERY, You will find us
with this line in the building formerly occupied by R L.
Fox. We shall be glad to bnve you call. Respectfully,
Ramsey SE Jones,
' INTIEXT DOOR TO IP. O.
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J Groceries! ^
\ #PLANTATION SUPPLIES & \
I am again selling Groceries in the st ne ?own as the
SWEARIVGEN BUILDING and also guarantee my
Goods and Price?. Give me a call before buying.
fe I Also Represent Smith Brothels, L
of Augusta, Ga., and guarantee AUGUSTA PRICES. ?
E, S. JOHNSON.fe
I have just returned
From New York II
f and my new
j goods are arriving daily
Wat eli this space for my
j Advertisement WEEK.
JAME:? TO. HART5
# HART * BUILDING, #
EDGEFIELD - C. S.
a~v ?aeoott y -J x?? " ra r y | j Get your Laundry to my
f LAUNDRY. 1 i>or?Tu8?J.y. return Sat
ta *-"-*x' li u rd ay H. Respectfully.
I SEASON FOR FIRES
in "?irniitf errxmr-ntryrptr-auu txremrrtrp?fl
one of the most desirable Life Iusuranca
_ -j nv company on earth.
Soliciting a phare of business we are Respectfully
GRIFFIN & MIMS
C. A, GRIFFIN. E. J. Mills
Office Over May* & May's Store.
THE ARTISTS FAVORITE, .
Unsurpasssed in touch tone, work
manship and durability. Sold on
TERMS OF EASr f> AY M E ?1T
( Factory and Warerooms, )
\ Ciucinnati, Ohio. ?
I. A. riOLLARD,
Traveling Agent for South Carolina,
NINETY-SIX, S. G.
The season is approaching for Painting, and
M ASTIR Y S House Paints
Arc the best on the market. Write for our
Prices and color cards. Remember we aae
Agents for BABCOCF BUGGIES,
the best on earth for tee money,
Fine Plush and Beaver Robes,
for buggy and carriage, at excetionally low
prices to close out. Call and see us.
H. H 0OSKER Y
733-735 groad St., - Augusta, d&
Average Annual Sales over One and a Half Million
lent appeal to you ? No Cure, No Pay. 50c.
is a Ten Cent* package of Grove's Black Root* Liver Pills.
Store. I -^JN? ?TW*^1 Store
in French Ginghams, j
I Zephyr Ginghams.
Wool and Cotton
W. H. TURNER,
Horses and Mixlexs
We are shipping and selling more TEN'NESSES stock now than have in previooi years.
Always have a fresh supply ou hand and a barn full at that
aud will have a fresh load to arrive iu a few days, we think
better than ever for Southern all-rour.d uses. We handle only
Young:, Sound s Broken
Stock Our aim and object is to please our customers by selling
cood honest stock for small profits. We don't handle Western stock. -
Aiways have on hand nice pairsof driving horses and well matched
Pain of Mules. We buy to sell and give satisfaction and not to keep.
i^. jorvis? & ?OIN:.
hil i ii/i - HI mi
Large shipments of the best makes of wagons
and buggies just received. Our stock of furni
ture, housefurnishineis complete. Large stock
Coffins and Caskets
always on hand. All calls for our hearse
hearse promptly responded to. All goods
sold on a small margin of profit. Call to
see me, I will save you money.
G. P. COBB
, S. C,
W" J, Rutherford & Co.,
\ ' ar
, Lime, s
, Fin Britt, M
Ready Roofing J
J & other material '
Write us For Prices.
Corner Reynolds and
SEND US YOUR
e can do it to suit
nd do it promptly
AUGUSTA, - - GA,
\NCY DRESS WORK ?
.nd LADIES TAILORING,
Vhen you .\re in the city give
:i call. Remember 814 Broad
Ktitrauce tbrougb Ladeveze's
PROF P. M. WHITMAN,
209 7th Sfrsei, Augusta, Qa.,
Lenses cut into your frame while you wait
. 5*. I till if you
?Y NEW DISCOVERY
FOR THAT COLD.
TAKE NO SUBSTITUTE.
Colds, Bronchitis, Asthma,
risy, LaGrippe, Hoarseness,
bore Throat. Croup and
. NO CURE. NO PAY.
Price 50c. and $1. TRIAI B0TTU8 FIIB|,