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WEDNESDAY. APRIL 15, 1903.
the fact that our banks
have, according to the recent
ly published statements, com
bined deposits of over $225,
000-nearly a quarter of a
million-there is not a wheel
being turned in Edgefield by
Edgefield capital. With the
above sum as a nucleus or
bonus, .industrial enterprises
involving the investment of
million dollars could be es
ablished. We confidently
believe that this could be ac
complished if our business
men would be up and doing,
laboring with one accord to
that end. As there is no po
litical campaign this ) ear let
us inaugurate a campaign for
the material upbuilding ot our
town and county. What ben
efits one must of necessity
benefit the other.
THE following from The
State shows that Edge
field is not alone in the belief
that it pays to invest money
in school property :
"The disposition of South Caro
lina towns to vote upou themselves
jtpecial taxes .'or school purposes
is a healthy indication. Ander
fiou has by a vote of 147 to 40 vo
ted to issue $15,000 worth of bonds
for a school building. Hamberg by
a vote of 109 to 28 has decided to
rarBe in the same way $10,000 for
a new schooljbuldingaud the trus
tees of the Greenville schools have
started a proposition of 1 he same
sort in the Mountain City. This
is the spirit which means educa
Be it said to the credit of
Edgefield that her school
bonds were carried by a un
animous vote and pur people
are growing restless on ac
count of the suspense, and
delay in erecting the building,
that has been caused by the
tardiness of the Supreme court
in filing an opinion in the bond
case , that was argued three
ionths ago. Every citizen
'wants to see
work begin, which cannot be
done till the opinion is render
Happenings of Interest from Our
Cards are out announcing the
marriage of Miss Madge Wallace
Graydon to Mr. Frank Howlette
Fetzer on the 29th instant at Abbe
ville. Miss Madge ?B the oldest
child of Miss Lalla Tompkins and
is a most intelligent and lovable
young lady and has many friends
in Edgefield who wish her happi
The Old Folks concert under the
auspicies of the Daughters of the
Confederacy, was repeated to a
large audience on Friday night.
Tho improved condition of the
loads rendered it possible for many
country visitors to witness this
unique and laughter provoking
Mrs. Zelime Stevens and Miss
Lena Stevens, Mrs. Fancie Jeffer
son and Mrs. Eva Lewis represent
ed Meeting Street at the concert.
^Apropos of roads, we thank Mr.
Padgett for the improved conditi
on of the mud hole alluded to last
.Notice of Executors' Sale.
By virtue of au order of the
Court of Probate in and for the
county of Edgefield, State of South
Carolina, dated April 1st, 1903, we
will proceed to sell at the late res
idence of Mrs. EmiJy G. Budwell,
dee'd, in the town ol Johnston,
county of Edgefield, State of SoctL
Carolina, on Saturday the 25lh.
day of April, 1903, all of the per
sonal property belonging to the
?state of Mrs. Emily G. Budwell,
"'ee'd (except such personal prop
rly as was specifically bequeathed
Mrs. Budwell in her will) con
ting principally of:
shares capital Btock of Ga. R.
& Banking Co.
48 shares capital stock Perfect
ion steam laundry of Batesburg, S.
5 shares capital stock Johnston
Mfg. & Furniture Co.
44 shares capital stock Bank
20 sharas capital stock Jo'meton
Ware Hous9 Co.
One gold case watch, two cows,
one calf, carriage, buggy, wagons,
farming implements etc.
Sale wiil commence at 11 o'clock
on April 25th, 1903.
Terms of sale cash.
Mrs.E. R. LANDBUM,
? HORTENSE LANDRUM,
Last will cf Mrp. Emily G. Bud
Johnston, S. C. April <st. 1903
One of the workmen at the oil
mashed hi9 hand so severely
a few nights ago that amputation
was^fepred. However Dr. Strother
hopes lu save it. Within taD days
Ino mill expects to close its sea
ion's work, which han been satis
factory to the stockholders so far.
Other machinery wili be added and
its capacity increased before an
The base ball "craze" has begun,
and seems wilder than ever. Last
year we noticed the death of a
young man caused by a ball strik
ing a kuife in his hand and caus
ing it to pierce his heart, as he
stood pealing an apple. A day or
two since we uoticed another death
of a boy from bfing struck by a
ball. '?Ve often see broken fingers
and teeth knocked out, and hear of
profanity and even fights at these
gamos. Kow, if there is any thing
good, elevatiug or even instruc
tive in this game we havo failed to
see it and ask to be enlightened.
The New Ccutuiy club will hold
its regular meeting at the residence
of Mrs. P. C. Stevens on Friday
afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Strawberries are ripe and are
much enjoyed by those who prepar
ed and cared fora bed of them
during the past year.
Dear ADVERTISER : I hope that
[ am not iutrudiug by coming a
week ahead of my appointed time,
but you know how it is. It is like
going to see a girl, "the more you
go the more you will want to go,"
esp 'cially if you lova her like I clo
my sweetheart. Ami not right ?
The weather begins to look and
feel like spring again. We bad a
few cool days the first of the week.
Mrs. E. Merriwether and Mrs. C.
J. Johneton have been on the sick
list for the past week, but ara glad
to say are much better at this writ
Air. J.J. Taylor was in our town
last week. He muBt have some
attraction here judging from the
number of visits he pays np thin
way. "Sol," lookout, we may have
a wedding soon.
Mrs.Hairy Scott and little "Fai
ry", of Washington, D. G., accom
panied by Mrs. Hugh Scott, of the
.'Fork", visited relatives in mr
town last week.v
Among the visitors in Augusta
on the 24th instant to see Joe Jef
ferson play will be Mrs. H. C.
Uuuoh, Mrs. Carrie Jowers, Mrs.
A. L. Muldrow and son John, and
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Middloton, of
The Clark's Hill school will close
April 23rd and ou the evening of
the 1st of May there will bean en
tertainment, consisting of dia
logues, charades, tableaux, music,
etc., given by the school, in order
to procure money to begin a school
library. We are net so fortunate
as Augusta and other cities, i. e. -
have a- Carnegie to give us a li
brary-but we are going to have
oue. Let all of our friends help
js by comin^wit^apc^et full
Now, donTtmn^us^^^Jy, deaT
readers, but we are earnest and en
thusiastic, and at work for it. We
hope "Sol" and "School Boy" will
come and bring a delegation from
their towns, and the Clark's Hil
lians will gladly welcome and en
tertain them. Now, dear Editor,
we extend to you a cordial invita
tion to come over and we will cer
tainly entertaiu you.
Clark's Hill, April 18.
Messrs. Jimmie Byrd and Wad
Allen, the men behind the soda
founts, have charged their rapid
firing guns and are ready for tho
fray, but their cakes are all dough
early these cool mornings. How
ever, the days are almost here
when they will each need four eyes,
hands and feet.
List of letters remaining in the
Postofiice at Edgefield, S. C., week
ending April 18,1903:
Joe Blocker, Paul Blocker, J. B.
Dorn, John Jomcoy, Simp Pnols,
Miss Carrie E. Kollock, Henderson
When askiDg for letters on this list
W. H. BRUNSON, P. M.
to us under oui
goes at cost.
This is fl
We are selling our
The loss to us on this
will be delighted to h
Don't put off buying t
is large and complete.
8f?o Broad Street,
Tborfofif Fully nine-tenths i
?~*ffjtfl, I traced to irregular!*
Health els- When these
regularly the sys
impurities, and perfect heall
Lemon Elixir is a pleasant 1er
and thoroughly cleanses the sy
laxative, and is good for every i
family. Fifty cents a bottle at a
Mozley's Lemon Hot Drops are .?
for coughs, colds, bror "."?tis, s
According to our Cold Spring
correspondent, who must have
descended from George Washing
ton for he never tells a lift, Mr. J.
H. Bussey picked two bales of cot
ton last fal! from OUR acre. Thin
year [he will fertilize 20 acres very
heavily and expects 40 bales.
That's the way to farra.
Is ? new and scientific compound mudo
neither opiates nor potions, lt purifies
rheumatism and all blood disease!. Any
luto safety. Docs not Injure t?c dlgesUvi
FLORENCE, S. C., Aug*. 18,1903.
Gentlemen :-I bogan to auffer from
rheumatism about three years ago, and
had it very bad in my limba. At timen
I could hardly walk. Wai treated by
a physician without benefit. More than
a year ago, Mr. George Wilson, an engi
neer on the Coast Line, living in Flor
ence, told me that " Rn ECU AC IDE"
cured him. I got a bottle and it bene
fltted me. I took five bottles and am
now as well as I ever was In my life.
I regard " Rn KU MAC ID K " as a great
medicine. 1 know ot others lt has
S. T. BURCH.
Sold by Druggists. Will bc sent
Bobbitt Chemical Co.,
I Ly try prosperous farmer I
Thew is scarcely a ni sn who,
see Hie billowy vxaves of the g
name of his favorite binder as i
grain. The uame on the binde
be a name that stands tor some
that has stood the test of time
grain field-that has alwaye
ment in the manufacture
isfies che world's derna;
renojjtf?feand 00 the^,
' J. NORE
WE CAN DO
-your JOB WORK
JUST THINK OF IT.
Over loo BICYCLES
In stock, and must be sold.
Will ship any of the follow
ing with privilege of examin
40 RAMBLERS, new, at $30 each.
27 EAGLES, new, at $25.00 each.
2 CRESCENT chainlesss $30each.
40 slightly shop worn $10 to $25
each, all makes. Write for de
scription. Our shop is largest and
best equipped shop in 6tate. Built
especially for this business. We
can give you first class work for
same you would have to pay for
inferior. We pay express one way ?
on all work sent us. Pistol Cart-1
ridges and guns for sale.
J. I. CHIPLEY.
I purchaser of a suit
r big sale. Remembe
We want the public
jot a Fa
entir stock at cost. We do m
sale will de taken by us with
ave an emty store by July ist.
;he summer outfit for your little
s, Shirts, Hats and
No good will be charged du
of the ills of mankind can be
ties of the stomach and bow
important organs fail to act
?tem becomes clogged with
:h is impossible. Mozley's
non drink which acts gently
stem. It is the perfect liquid
rithout any equal J & fyi n tl
?ore throat, etc.
The memberB of our Pfesbyter
i&n church are planning for exten
sive repairs on their church at au
early day. The steeple and roof
are to be lowered and, among other
changes, the church is to be ceiled
overhead so it can be more easily
heated in cold weather. The
parsonage will also be repaired.
fresa nota, herb? ?ai barks-?at?Jno
th? blood ?nd removes tb? cam?? ol
.ono cu Uk? RHEU/lACIDB witta abae
I o rf ?nj.
DABUVUTO*. S. a, Auer. IM?, 1902.
Q?ntlem?D :-About two rears aga I
bad a very ??vara attack ol Inflamma
tory rheumatism. I suffered great pala
and was confinad to my bod for fire
weeks. During the time I was treated
by two Physicians without permanent
relief? Capt. Harker, a conductor on
the Atlantic Coast Line heard of my
condition and sent me two bottles of
" RHEUM ACIDE." I began to take it
and in a week I got up and walked on
crutches. After taking three bottles of
the remedy I got entirely wall and
went back to my business.
I personally know of a number of
other bad cases that were oured by the
use of your medicine, in this town and
vicinity. It is all that you claim for it.
Truly. J. L. 8I8KB0N.
express paid on receipt of $1.00.
Baltimore, fid., U. 5. A.
in his imagination, can" not
olden harvest field and the
t moves through the yellow,
r flag is important,
-that has^rfaWi"name that
imphed in every
When placing your Insur
ance sri ve me a call. I rep
resent a very strong line of
Insurance Companies; also
Agent for. the "New York
LIFE - - -
Insurance Co. I will appre
prec?ate a stare of your bus
iness. 1 can be found at my
ofBcc'.'Office No. 2---over Bunk of
James T MIMS.
TRY NEW DISCOVERY
FOR THAT COLD.
TAKE NO SUBSTITUTE.
Colds, Bronchitis, Asthma,
risy, LaGrippe, Hoarseness,
Bore Throat, Croup end
NO CURE. NO PAY.
Prie? 50c. and $1. TRIAL BOTTLES FREE.
ir every article
ot limit purchasers ?
good grace. We
i boys. Our stock
ring this sale.
i & CO.
O F F ETTS
. (TEETHING POWDERS) _ "
Cur?. Oholera.lnf.ntum. Diarrhoea. Dy.erjtery and th? Bowel Tro ab Isa of Children of
dnv Ape. Aide Difeetlon, Reiuletea the Bewele. Strenfthone the Child and MAKES
TEETHING EASY. Curoo Eruptlene end Soros. Collo, Hiv?, ?nd Thru.h. ??movee
and ?r?vent. Worm.. TEETHINA Counteraete end Oyeroomoa tho EMeotaof tho
Summer'e heat upon Teething; Children, end o??t. only S3 oonto et Drugglete. er
Sall 2 S oente te C. J. MOFFETT. M. D.. St Lout?. Me.
We have for the SPRING 1903 tn9 8reate8tline of
Clothing for Meo. _ Boy's and Children
ever brougut to Auguata. Also carry a full line of
Hats and JTurnishing Groods.
FOR Tile LADIES :
A'great line of Tailor-Made Skirls, Walking skirts, Silk and
washable shirt Waists, Ready-to-Wear Hata. Call and ex
amine our stock beloie buying elsewhere .
The tirm of Ramsey & Jones now carry a reg
ularly equipped jewelry stock, consisting of jewelry,
^2Va teller, Clock?
an cl Silverware.
Also NOVELTIES and STATIONERY. Y.-u will find us
with this line in the building formerly occupied by R L.
For. We shall be glad to hav?? you call. Reepr ctfully,
Ramley &: Jone?.
NEXT DOOR TO IP. O.
nimi iiittiiiiiiaiiuitii ?iiiiiiiiuiiifirrtTiiiitiiiiiiiiiitini .??..'????.??.??????^fniiiiiiiitiniiii ?IIIIIIIIJUIIHHII
W. B. YOUNG, . -
I. G. WKlGJJi, -
SAViNCS ACCOI'TS S0J.1C1TE1J
Interest Paid on
Tbis 7 year-old. 16 Landa Srum
? ur goon Dentist,
EI 'G-E?'lELD. S. C
T. eth Extracted without Pain.
Office over Post Office
"5 IN ONE DAY
J Quinine Tablet?,
i the money if it
are : now
m J. au i" s
Goods, ETA MINE,
ed effects in
Mulls and Tissues.
Laces and Embroi
We have the goods
to chow you and
are sble to make
you prices to your
"We sell M hat we
advertize and ad
vertise only what
we have to ?ell".
You are cordi
ally invited to
Boys & Youths'
Tbii month (ii:di us well equipped for
the Sprint; ?ueineee. Goode have been
arriving ?ince 15th of March.
We have everything new in White goods,
colored Wash Goode, Ribbone, Appli
quel, Medallions, etc.
100 dozen Hose juet received, the best
values at 10 cent* that were ever offered
We have ali the latest and newest strict
in cor?ete-Straight Front, Habit Hips,
Peris Hips, Gause co races, etc.
New line*. " Walk-Over"' and Eaton
?hoes for Men and hove, Ziegler's Foot
wear for Ladies and children.
We invite all shoppers to come to see ny.
We will do our best.
Get your Laundry to my store on Tuc
day and it will return on Saturday.
THU IS THE SEASON FOR FIRES
ARE r0U PROTECTED ? If not we ctn protect you by
placiijyour business in some of the largest and most repu
table am panier in the world.
We ca al808 how you one of tba moct desirable Life Insurance
contrits written by any company on earth.
Soliciug a fhare of business we are Respectfully,
GRIFFIN & MIMS
C, A, GIFFIN. ? E. J, MIMI
iffice Over May' & May's Store,
Grove's Tasteless Chill '
feas stod the test 25 years. Average Annual Sales over
bottle Does this record of merit appeal to you? Mo<
_tadosed with every bott!? is a Ten Cent? package of Grove's Block
- ""?MM???"H'I " - i--ir-- - " 'nilli'/*Sin~fc-l- i i i ^
13 Corner? ?, |C
2 & 3 Straps &
AT POPULAR PRICES.
In variety of Styles and Colors.
15 and 25 cents qualities at [0
cents as long as they last.
W. H. TURNER, RS
To double their Pelf-Respect. For does ??,t the kuowledge
that she is Well Dressed, in becoming skirt, waist a:id hat,
double any woman's self-respect and confidence ? Certainly
it does. Ccme, therefore, ladies, at once to the
are clamoring for publicity and fjr purchasers.
Skirt Waist Goods,
in many new materials-White and Colored Wash
-?v ri?TB uuu bi?c? LaT?T^ting-r?rOver-D
Fashionable DreSS Goods
in many difFurent materials. New Laces and Em
broideries. Elegant matched sets of Insertion
with varioue widths of Edging of same desigu - -
This section of our store is radiantly complete with
the choicest weaves in almost endless variety. Con
spicuous in this lineare Mercerized Oxfoadp, Basket
Weaves, Mercerized Madras. Swisses interwoven v i t h
lace effects, and hundreds of other charming fibrics
the mention of whish is forbidden here by lack of the space
Extremely beautiful Ladies Reudy-to-wear
C>mesee them. It is impossible to describe them.
The largest line of ?UUCu' and Oxfords in Edgefield.
Shoes to suit absolutely every age and station iu human life.
J. W. PEAK
? MCI *? isxuuji aooi Maa r'm -i-m.-*-*. TV- irorrr. rjn Ooo
1903 SPRING 1903
Our stock of spring
All the latest
blocks and col
ors are iu our
Our line of
Furn i s h i n g
was never be
fore so c o m
^ . ar? now complete.
^ Suits from $4.50 to $16.00 in Cassimer.?, Worsted, Serves, Thibet*,
\?t Untinshed and Fancy Worsteds. Tbese goods were made by the
?? largest and most reliable manufacturers in the country and eau
? be depended upon for duality, fit and style.
! DORN & M/MS.
GET OUR PRICES.
Complete Cotton, Saw, Grist, Oil and
miner Mill Outfits, Gin, Press
ne Mill, and Shingle Outfits.
Building, Bridpe, Factory, Fnric
j Railroad Castings, Railroad, M ll
chinists'and Factory Supplies,
ieltiiif, Packing, Injectors, Pipe
tings, Saws, Files, Oilers, etc. We
t ?very day. Work 160 Hands,
undry, Machine, Boiler,
Press and Gin Work?
p Repa j s Promptl y Pone
?ubarJ Iron Works & Supply Co
One onda Half MSKon
M Liver Wfe,
EDGEFIELD S. C.
State and County Depository
J. C. SHEPPARO, W. W.AUA MS,
J. H. BOUKNIGHT, J. A. BKNNHTT,
J. M COBB, B. S. HOLLAND,
A. S. TOMPKINS, C. C. FULLER
J. C. SHKPrHKp, President|
W, W, APAMS, Vice?President.
E. J. M IMS, Cashier,
J IT. Al.irw, Asj-'t Ca>lne
Pays internst on deposits by sppttia
Money to loan on liberal terms.
Prompt and polite attention to bu>i*
YOUR Account Solicited