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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23, 100?.
We carry the largest stock of
light and heavy, single and <i< uble
"harness, saddles, bridles, halters,
leather, etc..carried lu 'bis section
of tbe state. We can aave you
money on these goods.
. RAMSAY & TONKS.
IT SAVED F1?5 I EG: *
P. A. P?nforth of l?Grsng?, G
suffered tor sire tu mths wirb .1 fri
ghtfnl running sore on his leg; ! ut
writes that Buckler's A? nica Salve
who'll v cured it in five da vs.
For Ulcers, Wounds, Piles, it's
the best s<J\e in tuc world. Cure
guoranteed. Only 25 cts. Sold
by The Pinn Drug Store.
Warm weather is right upon us
arni ?ve hayo the wann weather
goods, such as poi ch and lawn sets,
hammocks, ice crecm ?burns, ie
frigerators etc. Call and lei us
show you our larg?; and valida
stock of merchandise.
RAMSEY & JONES.
YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TA'.'?NG
* AV hen yea take c; rove's Tasteless Chill
Tonic because t he-formula is plainly1
printed on every bottle-showing il?:?t
it is simply Iron and Quinine ::: a
tasteless him. Xu cure no pas SOc
Everyone ne? ds a good bjo< d pu
rifier in the spiirig. Rhoumncide
is recognized as the tesl wherever!
known. Refu.se ali substitutes.
Does uot injure the digestive or
gans. A superb laxative and tonic.
D sturbances ot'strik -rs are net
nearly as grav^ as an individual
disorder of the syratem.x Over
work, 1 iss of sleep, nervous ten
sion will lie followed by utter c il
la pses, unless a reliable remedy is
immediately-.employed. Ther .
nothing so efficient to cure dis..nd.
ers o f the Li ver or Kid nev s a s i" li o
trie Bitters* lt's a wonderful ton
ic, and eff< ct i ve nervine and the
grearest all* around medici:.'1 for
run down systems. lt dispels
Nervousness. Rheumatism, and
Neuralgia and xpels Malana germs.
Only 50c. and satisfa ction gu'ar;
?nteed by The Penn Drug Store.
TRAGEDY 1 VERT RD.
"Justin the nick of time our
litte boy was saved" write? Mrs W.
Watkins of Pleasent City, Ohio
"Pneumonia had played sad
havoc with bim and a terrible
cough set in besides. At length
we tried Dr. King's New Discov
ery for consumption, and our
darling was saved. Tl?,* now
sound and well Everybody ought
to know, it's the only sure cur
Coughs, Colds and all Lusty di
eppe. Guaranteed bv TBE PENN
DRUG STORE. Prie- 50c and
$1.00. Trial bottles free.
Does not your office or hom<
need a?neu desk or book ease
We have a beautiful assortment
?grjf^Ladies Desks, Roller-top Desks,
Book7~Cases. etc., suitable for the
home or oilice. 1 Let us show them
RAMSEY & JUNKS.
Our prices ou chairs, rockers,
tables, beds, wardrobe?, bedroom
sui :s are surprisingly cheap. No
one would think of orderiug or
buying these goods elsewhere if
they see ours before doing so.
RA M SKY & J ON KS.
Work?: g Overtime
Kighi hour laws are ign< red by
those Jireles?, little worker--Dr.
King.s New Life Pill. Millious
are alwavs at work, night and, dav.
curing indigestion. Biliousness.
Constipation. Brok Headache and
all Stomach. Liver, and b '.ve
trouble. Easy, pleasant, pnf .
sure. Only 25c.'at The Penn
Trustworthy, either sex, by
Wholesale Merchandise Cemnany
of solid financial standing, to
manage I.oca! Rej resent at ives who
will organize clubs among consum
ers. 40 per 0' i.t saved for our
cus*omers. Business no experi
ment but a proven success. Sal
ary .'l?.S.OO a week, expense? ad
yanced. Experience unnecessary.
Address D. B. Clsrkson. Mgr.. 334
Dear bore St., Chicago. Ii!.
The pnlriic peh?i^s oft lits e?-unt.\
will op> ti on M-'iiduy, Cet. 5'h, <>r
as soon thereafter as possible. I be
npp'Ttionnu nt of school funds hus
been ra* ri**. Tlie Clerk of f I>
Boro dot' Ti astees fer euch ilis'riet
will furnish ?ny one willi H Stute
nient of ihe umruiit apportioned
to the disl riet
The ( lerk of Ihe Board o? Tro
tees for t neb dist rici will ci me in
person or si nd wriin n order t< r
the nuiiibi r < l n gist! i> reeried ?nd
clu ck Iii.c k lo the Supt. Education'.
w M A BYRD:
EDWIN H. FOLK,
GEO. \V. s< O ! T,
Members County Board Education.
? IHE AUGUSTA -J
B SAVINGS BANK. ;
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SA ViXGS ACCOr\s SOLICITED |]
nter?st Tald < : 1 ei?os
Accurately and proinpt
ly day br night and usc
only thc PUREST DRUGS.
7E Solicit Your
Lynch & Co
TL? Opening of School.
j Owing to the fact that the exercises
: incident tolaytng 'theVcoiWratnne of
lille building: will be held on the 30th of
S?'pteyjb?fr, the day before the open i og
day'bnl ail necessary announcements
willie made to the assemblage after
tia* rurner stone liars been laid. -Ul
who expect to attend the school dur
ang the ensuing session are requested
to assen ble promptly at nine o'clock
o: Thursday, October 1st, at the acad
emy. Not nuly will lessons bc assign
ed but a full day's work will lie dune
on that day.
E<>gcfiehTs Cotton Market.
Thc Edgelield market cnitinu-s te
be on?* cf the best in this section
Notwithstanding the fact th:;'- sqiar
tanb .county has twenty odd large
co i on mills the cotton market of mat
city has not been as good as Edge
liehl's. \ i v. 11 ? t- man sold three bales
one day lasi weeli or. our market atol
received a check for more than S?70
therefor, which is as much tts the eu
t ire <.: ip iii f?llen from a one-horse
farm usually sells for. Edged eu' is
buyers vim are eager for ?o
Bri fl g it along.
Oil Riiil in Operation.
Tor ;.carly tbree months President
Price :.! id t;u perin tendent T miltons
hare beeu very busy men 1 besides
overhau'ing and rei.ovating the oil
ftiiil much new machinery has been
added which has doubled tie* capacity.
Everything wa- ia readiness on ?lon
day morning, the duy appointed for
the oj cuing of tile seas? ti. .Mr. Price
ls thoroughly famili?r wit h every de
tail of the oil mil! business and "being
very aggressive in ni.- policy it is bis
; purpose th crush man}' more seed than
bare ever been crushed heretofore
during any one season. We like to
hear the sound of tlie whistle ami ihe
hum ol' ?he tail; .nacbiaeiy. When its
I wheels are in fiction tie amount cf
I m one} that is paid cul fur labor is in
creased, v. hie', helps businessa'l along
Corner Stone to he Laid.
On September th,- ."iii:ii, at e 1 e v e n
o'clock a. m., the ce rner stone of ihe
college uni,oin-: wiil be laid by Con
cort i i Li dgewith Masonic ceremonies.
I'he educational address will be deliv
ered by Governor lleywardan 1 the Ma
sonic address will be made hy ??asl
Grand Masler Orlando Sheppard. Ev
, ;.? ?dy is cordially invited lo be pres
eut. and .. peeia?y are all of the Ma
sonsiu the county urged to attend m
fail regalia and participate in ttie ex
ercises ol' this momentous occasion. I
Lei Iltis bc made a red letter day ia
Edgefield'ii history. Not only does the
erection ol' this hancsotne building
mean much to eur town bul the coup
ty at lat ge. t?> I he remotest corner, will
he beucjitttd and should be interested
in ii. .'.gain we say let everybody
within a radius ol ten, tinten anti
twer.ty miles come lu Edgelield on
An Ideal Moderator. . .
We clip the following complimenta
ry not'evs from the write-up ot the
J.-pi?si assoeiafio.i hy the Baptist
Cot rier and the South Carolina Bap
tist, respectively :
''Mr. Orlando Sheppard presides so
gracefully in a religious assembly
that you can but remark about it
each lune you are present where he is
'Tithe chair. Brother Sheppard has
oeeii repeatedly elected mode ator of
tbs associaiioa. A better one could
noi be found in thc Stale, and the
bret lin ll W sh none better."
'.Brother orlando Sln'jrp.mL of
EdjiOtield is au abie atti rn ey ai the
barra thal eily. For seven consecu
tive years he has made au ide ii mode
rato^, the Edged.dd br.-tltreii de
light to-honer him. Me was ihe first
to.pledge ?50 tb Foreign Missions, in
an i Iori to raise $??00, on the hist
gre. u y of the feast. 'I'he Edge
lieid Baptist church, including Broth
er Sheppard's slibsriiption. will give
fi?O ol i he amount.:'
Death ol'an Aged Lad}'.
Xot c;any residents if our county
ii ive passed the four -tore and len
mili post of their cari hi v sojourn, so
..'.hen one ?d' these venerable hind
marks are ta :en every o ie s.iys, great
is the pity that these who connect the
past ol ilie long ago willi ihe living
present should he taken from among
ns; Whi e their Jnieinory lives, yet
wJicti Hie} pass lh.ni Hie stage el' 'ac
tion o ucli nor. corded history passes
into oblivion, fc.iich are tte thoughts
tba'crowd one's mind as they think
of the long life and dca'h of .Mrs.
?.liza Walker, who so suddenly passed
away :n her ninety-first year ai bei
home six miles wes' of our town on
-?al rda} last She was tue.last mem
ber o? toe old Hollingsworth family,
? ho were tie wealthiest, in s;.uliur
euai.d most i ti tl tit-ii t ial ol me early
ettlers ot i.dgelield emmy lier
life was spent ai her home with aid
lor those who were near and dear lo
?.cr. consequently tnose beyond tie
imm?diate home circle knew bul little
?it her. Mrs. Walker is survived by
one daughter, Mrs Freeman, and two
sons, Messers. John and Harwood
.V'alker I'he interment t ink place on
Monday al lite Hollingsworth burying
gruline, where ber loved ones who are
awaiting her on the other shore were
I tid to rest.
Death nf Capt. ?I. A. Bennett.
The - rollowin s account of the life,
business career and death of Capt,
lames A. B\'noetl we copy from the
Augusta Herald of Thursday, the 17lh
..( ai t .laines A. Bennett, a promi
nent citizen of Kdge? dd county, died
al -1 o'cl ck this m liming at 1 ts resi
dence m Edgelield.
In the passing away of Captain
it? n?ctt. a man prominent in Augus
ta olliciil and business circles some 30
or so years ago, many friends both in
South l irorna and Georgia, espec
ially A ugiif tit, vii! recall (he resi
denceof Captain I'etiiM'tt here and
d :e|dy regr? to learn of in's demise.
Tb-? (fh!er citizens of Augusta wi 1
readily recall rtie deceased. He was
born in South Cand?na, but removed
to Angosta jest prior to the war. Ile
wrns du ri nf; the "term of Major Bus
sell a pol icecap tain on the Augusta
lune, lt wa-ap? dod then that the
rrfree was officered hy a chief, a cap
tain and a l'eut?*ncnt. During the
enntainc;,; of Mr. Bennett,the Ute Mr
Christ .".n was rhii ?'ol' the police force
i After sume years of police service
Cntitaiti llennett#entered the grocery
?business with ins son-in-law, Mr Al
fred I. Luker, . he linn l.icing located
?it th" presen! site of Mr Geo il LlOW
: at ti's; lore mi Campbell street,
j Lalor Captain Bennett was located
with Mr Geo I Howard in business at
ti<- stand, under the firm name of Ben
nett & Howard.
I ?some few ye;.i-s later he fi rmed <i
I partnership with a Mr Thurmond,
; opening a wholesale gri eery business
on the COO block ol' Broad street, the
title of he concern being Bennett &
In ISit?, jusl after the great freshet
?Captain Bennett retired from active
coinmercia) life and r-mtoved to Edge
lieldj where he resided until his
'I In- .u e.vc prominent gentleman
was married titree 1 ines, his last wira,
who was before her marriage, Mrs.
.lane lorry, of Edrelbdd, surviving
him. One daugiiler also surviver
bite, Mrs, Alfred , Larker."
I le- remains were cari ?ed to A uglis .
lr, Ki" fda y morning for interment.
CaptaitivB? nr.ett \vas aMas??u and al
his request was buried with Masonic
'..ours hy Social Lodge of J eg ist-?
titler funer;., ejerc? es nt the ceme
tery chanel b} il e pastor of the Eirsl
Obriatian church, of which church the
d'ceased/was a member,
Mr. J H. Allen apent Sunday
last in Trenton.
The supply of houses for rent
iu Edgefield is short but the de
mand is long.
Miss Lee Morral 1 h-is returned
after spending several weeks in
Ed?efield's cotton market is al
right.. So say tho.se who have
been selling hore.
0. Sheppard, Esq., spent several
days last week in Sa.uda on pro
j fessional business.
Beautiful and winsome Miss
Faunie Strother, of Johnston, is
visiting Mies Curran Hartley.
Misses Sallie Parker and Flor
rie Morral] left yesterday for Gaff
ney io enter Limestone college.
Mr. W. H. Turner, the Corner
Store's busy proprietor, made a
business trip to Augusta ou Thurs
Mr. Robert T. Strom, of Travis,
Saluda county, visited his parents,
Mr. ai d Mrs. T. C. Strom, ou
Mr. and Mrs. H. \V. Dobey, of
Parksville, spent Saturday and
Sunday with relativos at Johns
ton and Edgefidd.
Mrs. W. H. Dorn and -e little
ones spent last week on a visit to
Mr. and Mri?. J. R. Dorn, ot Celes
tia, reluming on Saturday last.
Mr. Ralph Jones and Misses
Ruth Cogburn and Lizzie Lou
Jones spent Sui day at Trenton HS
I he cues'sof Miss Ruby Miller.
Mr. Kalford Burton, while en
nut? from Teunille, Ga., to his
home at Middleburg, N. C., spent
severul days in Edgefield last
Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. YV. Da
I vis and children will return the
latter part of this week alter spend
ing a month ona visit lo rela
Mr. J. PI. Bou knight, president
of the Dank ot' Johnston, and his
two bright little sons, Masters
Bettis and Joe, were in Edgefield
So gceat is the demand for
houses in Edgetield that they are
spoken for or rented for mouths
botore they are vacated by thc
ir ese nt occupants.
Mr. \V. E. Hull has been assign
ed lo a position on the maiu line
of i he Southern, and Mr. NV. Ar
thur Collett lias been given the
run on the Gap road.
The Red Hill school will be
taught this year by Prof. John
Briggs, ably assisted by Miss Mary
Helston, who is an honor gradi;
ate cf the S. C. C. 1.
Miss Elliott Hardy, the pretty '
and accomplished daughter of :
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hardy, of '
Johnson, is visiting h-^r cousin,
Miss Lillian Smith. I
Handsome George Walker, of I
Johnston, was a visitor in Edge- 1
field on Sunday. In a short time 1
he will resume his course at the- I
Atlanta Dental college. I
Miss Janie Law, of Augusta, ar
rived in Edgetield on Saturday.
She will spend some time at the I
home of Mr. Henry Hill who re- <
si<l-je in the Cleora section.
It is the earnest desire of Dr. L.
R. Gwaltney's friends that ho ac
cept the invitation to be present on
Wednesday next at the laying of
the corner stone of the college
Misses Allie Bellinger and El
liott Hardy, at their own requests,
have been grill ted letters of dis
missions from our Baptist church
tojunit' with churches in their re
On account of the death of Cap!.
James A. Bennett, who was a mem
ber of the board of directors, the
Bank of Edgetield was closed
Thursday afternoon and Fri lay
morning of laBt week.
Mr-. Nannie G. King, who has
repeatedly mani tested to Edge
field that she is a most excel lent
teacher of children, will bc in
charge of the primary depart ment
of the school next session.
To Dr. E.; C. Smith time Hies
with leaden wings. Mrs, Smith
and the children are still sojourn
ing at their old home. Ask the
Doctor how many hours are in
tlvee September days.
Miss Nellie Hill returned to
Winthrop college on Wednesday
last to resume her studies. This
being her s .nior year she will be
classed among the "sweet girl
graduates'' at the next commence
The friends of Hon. L. J. Wil
liams will regret lo know that he
is very ill with fever. His w fe
and daughter are also very sick
with the same malady. A train
ed nurse from Columbia is with
Mr. Jasper While, a very nuc
C( ?sful planter of the Rehoboth
sect iou, accompanied by Mrs.
White, spent Sunday in Edgefield
with his brother, Mr. J. T. White,
who is the faithful fireman on the
Mr. Frank Richardson, a very
hanc'some and pr? possessing
young mau from Johnston, visited
Edgefield on Saturday last. He
?will leave iu a fow days to filia
lucrative position which he has
accepted in Birmingham.
Despite tho temporary disad
vantage that Coi. Bailey is labor
ing under there is a \ery bright
outlook for the session so soon
op f. A strong faculty has been
employed, and all the boarders
thai can bc accommodated will be j
here on the opening day.^fl^gg&a
To The Thinking Thousands
i It was a pleasure ot, meet that
most excellent citizen, Mr. F. B.
Thomapj of the Cold Spring sec
rion, on our stn et? Friday last.
Iii stated to us that the cotton was
oil* nearly ha!? hut that the corn
crop was very good.
Mr. "Wallace E. B. Tompkins has
also contracted the railroad fever
and has entered the employment
of the Southern. This old reliable
road is getting some mighty good
timber from among Edge fiel d'B
young men. Who next?
Cadet Horace Cogburn has btuu
chosen as a member ol' the varsity
foot ball team of Clemson, having
been assigned to the position of
left tackle. We predict .' .t this
young Edgefield Apollo ? . make
the star player of this team.
Mr. Floyd Davis, of Richard
souville, Saluda county, who at
tended the S. C. C. I. last year,
has been en ployed to mauage Ihe
commissary at the quarry. He
entered upon the duties of his
new position on Thursday last.
Monday's Augusta Chronicle
contained a verv interesting write
up of Mr. B. tJ. Jones' farm near
Horn's Creek by Hon. W. P Cal
houn. Ju a short time an illus
trated sketch of Mr. D. B. Hol
lingsworlh's plantation will ap
Miss Jeunifi Addison has re
turned to her home near Ninety
Six after spending several weeks
in Edgefield. It comes to us from
excellent authority that when
she conies among us again she
will be greeted by another name.
Fully twenty-five houses could
be rented in Edgefield by January
1st. Not only are people board
ing because no houses eau be
rented but tiiere are many who
want to c?>me to Edgetield and
cannot do so because there are no
vacant houses Ivre.
Miss Sophie G wal (ney wi il
leach instrumental music in the
college during the ensuing session
as she has done heretofore. This
means that the same high stand
ard will be maintained in this
department nf the college curric
ulum ns in all others.
Prof W. P. Coker, who wa9 a
member of tho S. C. C. I. faculty
last year, has been eloc .d princi
pal ol' rho graded school at Wel
don, N. C. Prof. Coker is well
qualified for the duties that lie
before him. His Edgefield friends
wish him abundant success.
We have b?en requested to an
nounce that Rev. P. li. Lanham
?ill preach at Honrs Creek next
Sunday afternoon at four o'clock.
The congregation is urged to meet
ono nour earlier (at three o'clock)
lo consider the calling of a pastor
f r the ensuing year.
Col. Joh i R. Tompkins, of Mo
bile, who is not only a very cul
:ured gentleman and able jurist
out a i eratt s of i o mean renown,
las joined Mrs. Tompkins, who
la-i been visiting in Edgf field for
seyeral weeks. They will remain
imoug us till about October 1st.
Mrs. Mary Sullivan, who has
been spending several mouths in
greenwood visiting her daughter,
will return today accompanied by
her grai ddaughtor, Miss Prentiss,
who will board at the home of
Mrs. J. W. Peak and attend the
college during the ensuing session
Tho following members of Con
cordia Lodge accompanied the re
mains of Capt. J. A. Bennett to
Augusta where they were interred
by Social Lodge No. 1 : J. P.
Ouzts, R. S. Anderson, J. W.
Reese, W. B. Cogburn, J. B. Halii
vvanger, M. P. Wells and J. B.
Handsome young Rhett Nich
ol son, youngest son of Mr. A. R.
Nicholson, left yesterday to enter
Wofford college ; this uping Rhett's
first year away from home he will
doubtless be a sufferer from nos
talgia and heart sickness, ?the
latter being caused by Ihe separa
tion from his Edgefield girl.
After spending a very delight
ful ?ummer\in Schenectady, N. Y.,
at the home of Mr. Edward An
derson, ono ol' th 3 foremost elec
tricians and inventors of the day.
Mrs. E. B. Anderson and Miss
Julia returned 0.1 Saturday last,
and the rejoicing over their re
turn is not confined to the home
So great has become the volume
of business ol' the Con.er Store
that Mr. Turner has found it nec
essary to employ another sales
m in, making throe clerks now en
gaged at this popular store, The
latest addition ia Mr. Mitchell
Reynolds, son of Mr. E. S. Reyn
olds d' Longmire's.
It is strangely strange to those
who do not know the why and the
wherefore ol' it that 15. E. Nich
olson, Esq., deferred his trip to
tie1 mountains lill the early au
tumn. Yes, when everybody in
Edgefield on Saturday last was
huddled abound fires and donning
last winter's togs Mr. Nicholson
betook himself to the mountain
heights. But all lovers do strange
Mr. R. L. Dunovaut, one of the
new owners and manager of the
Penn Drug Store left on Monday
?asl to ransack the Baltimore and
New York markets tor the newest
;II,(1 nalli? ot Christmas nov litiep
atoi holiday goods. The Penn
Drug .-tor" will be heaped ano
piled with these goods ll) greatel
vnriety and abundance than evei
before. Santa Claus will be well
supplied in Leefield lins Xmas.
Read the notices of the County
Treasurer aud the County Board
of Education in this issue.
Jas. M. Cobb is showiug some
thing new and stylish in Ladies'
Give your child a chance in
life. In this busy, progresdive
age the child thal is kept out of
school will stand a poor chance
to win iu the race of life.
How fortunate Edgefield isl
The inimitable Ralph Bingham,
who isgroetod with largo audien
ces everywhere he goes, will give
an entertainment in the opera
house on Friday evening,Oct. 2ud.
The many friends of .Mrs. J. B.
Haltiwanger greatly deplore the
fact that she fell from a ladder on
Tuesday of last week, breaking
her left arm just above the wrist.
She received prompt attention and
isdoiug remarkably well.
The services of Miss H. L. New
some, a full graduate of Winthrop
college and a teacher of six years
experience, have been secured as
principal of the intermediate de
partment of the school during tbe
coming session. She is conceded
to be one of the best teachers of
children in the State, and Col.
Barley has been trying for two
years to secure her as teacher.
Mr. Abe Cohen, proprietor of
the Augueta Bee Hive, greets his
Edgefield friends through our
columns this week. II" carries a
tremendous stock of dry goods,
clothing, shoes, notions and mil
linery goods that he bought at
rock bottom prices and he is offer
ing them very low. Read his
large advertisement and call upon
him when in Augusta.
When Ihe proprietor of the
New York Racket Store, Mr. J. W.
Peak, speaks, the Edgefield shop
pers listen, for they know what he
says will interest them. Mr.
Peak t-lls iu his large advertise
ment of his very larg^ purchases
while in New York. His large
stock of dependable merchandise
was bought right and will be soldi
right. Go to the Racket Store audi
feast your eyes on the beautiful^
things there displayed. _ j
Lost : A large Cameo ? breast-pin
between Edgefield and thc home I
of Mr. A. R. 'Nicholson. TheP
finder will be rewarded if the piu ij
is returned io |
JAMES T. M1MS.
Second-Hand School Books.
We have good stock of second
hand school books which we are
.selling at greatly reduced prices.
W.E. LYNCH & Co.
We arc headquarters for e
WHOLESALE and RETAIL
lie Square. Our Brick Warehi
We are in business for bus
our existence here. Have
Kemeniber That You
Two car loads of Bag
ging, one car load of
Ties, one car of Flour,
one car of Salt, one
car of Soap, two cars
of wagons, one car of
B uggies, one car ofj
T exas Rust Prooff
The New Street.
The question of opening a new
street from Mr. R. L. Dunovant's
westward to Mr. Turners will not
down. There are not a few citizens
of our town who want to see it open
ed. The property owners through
w hose property it will run are anxious
f r it. Besides opening UD a number
of building lots I hat would otherwise
be unavailable, it will enable tl.ose re
siding in the western portion of our
town to reach the college more easily
than at present.
Jas. M. Cobb is headquarters for
lovely winter White Goods and
List of letters remaining in the
Postoffice at Edgefield, S. C., week
e idiiig Sept. 19th 1903.
Geo. W. Adams. Alilee Covan
John T. Hill, William Sharp.
Wu ey Wake.
When asking for letters on this list
We buy buggies in car lots is
why we can 6el! them so cheay.
All styles of Babcock, Tysou Sc
Jones, Rock PI ill and dozens of
other reliable makes of buggies
always on band.
RAMSEY & JONES.
This day I have sold my busi
ness, known as The Penn Drug
Store to W. L and R. L. Duuo
vant who will continue the busi
ness under the same name, with
Vr. R. L. Duuovant as manager.
I thank tba public for their gen
erous patronage, and bespeak for
my successors a continuance ot'
their support. The liabilities of
The Penn Drug Store j.re assum
?d bj my'succ 'ssors. The ac
cou ts owing to my business are
retained by me, and the parties
?wing them will pitase make pay
ment al my office.
B. E. NICHOLSON
September 14, 1903. ... u _
Mesdames John B. Hill, R. L
Duuovaut and E. J. Minis visited
Mrs. W. D. Ready on Tuesday.
The Kindergarten school will
be opened by Miss Cottie Young
blood on Monday October 12th
Kindergarten music will be
taught this year. A. fuller an
nouncement will be made later
The Lynch Drug Store bas
been designated as the county de
pository tor school books. All of
the books that are used at the 8.
C. C. I. und in the public schools
of the county can be had at ver)'
low prices at the Lynch store.
Read their new locals.
This is a day of freaks but the
freekiest freak that has come un
der our observation recently was
an egg from a bewitched hen of
Mrs James A. Holland. Its con
tents were almost solid instead of
viscous or liquid, and upon the
exterior of the ahill, besides
some hieroglyphs, were a perfectly
formed one and two, making the
number twelve.Tho figures were
more distinctly and perfectly made
than the average person could
make with a piece of crayon.
Who has an odder oddity than
this to report?
T?e mere mention of the name
of I. C. Levy inspires confidence.
For more than a quarter of a cen
tury the 1. C. Levy clothing store
has been a favorite rendezvous for
the Edgefield people who shop in
Augusta. I. C. Levy's Son & Co.
are better fitted this fall to sup
ply the needs of their patrous
than ever before. They have a
very large and well selected stock
ol' clothing, hats, furnishings, etc.,
that was bought at rock bottom
figures aud will be sold according
ly. Satisfaction guaranteed to
every customer. Your money
back if you want it. Road their
Full lino of School Bags, Slates,
Peus, Pencils, Ink, Tablets, etc.
W. E. LYNCH &
Strangely Low Prices are going j
on in Domestic and Staple Dry j
Goods at Cobb's.
Tetlow's celebrated talcum pow
der only 10 cents, o for 25 cents at
THE PENN Ditug STORE.
ver) thing in our line in Edgefi
, TRADE. Get our prices fi
Duse on Railroad track will be (
?ness, because the commercial
You Heard the Drop in '.
Can Buy in Edg(
ntities at Right Prie
We carry Groceries of ali
Plates, Coffee, Sugar, Tobacco, a g
Horse and Mule Shoes, Barbed Wire
Also Farm Implement
Hakes, Lime and Cement.
We Also Buy Cottoi
Geo. F Mims,
Jas. M. Cobb can show the pret
(iest up to date Shirt Goods aud
Silks on the market.
High grade teas and coffees can
always be had at rock bottom prices
THE PENN Du ? STOKE.
Nothing would add 60 greatly to
the beauty and comfort of your
home U3 new matting spread up
on your lloors. \ We have a very
large supply of matting in all of
the latest, colors aud patterns, al60
beautiful linoleum for the hall.
Pries very low.
RAMSEY & JONES.
I am ready to gin your cotton.
My gins will" CLEAN the SEED
thoroughly and will M AKE GOOD
I will buy your seed at my gin
and pay the Edgefield market
price for them. Give mo a share
of your business.
D. B. HOLLINGSWORTH.
There is no department of our
store that is more complete than
that of toilet artie'es and perfumes.
We carry a large stock of Adolph
Speihler'a, Alfred Wright's and
Colgate's perfumes in White Rose,
Vi?J?t, Heliotrope, Queen of Car
rfttiins, etc, in 10,25, and 50 cents
sizes. Try them.
THE PENN DRUG STORE.
Seven Minion boxes sold in past 12m
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j THE FARMERB E A.NK I
f OF EDGEFIELD S. C. |
j STATE AND COUNTY MPOS??OBI. !
= THE LARGEST AND STRONGEST BANK IN EDGEFIELD COUNTY ?
I Paid wp Capital.$ 58,000.00 |
S Surplus and Undivided.Profits. 18,000.00 =
I Liability of Stockholders. 58,000.00 |
I Protection to Depositors.$134,000.00 ?
= Wc invite attention of those desiring a Baie depository^for their money to the above =
= facts. INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS BY SPECIAL CONTRACT. 5
S Under provision of its charter this bank is authorized to act as trustee, guardian S
= administrator and executor, and to accept and execute trusts generally.,
S A. E. PADGETT, President T. H RAIN Vtce-P res =
= J. L, CAUGHMAN, Cashier. W. H. HARLING, Asst.-Cashier Z
THIS 18 THE TICKET."
Tliey Are Here.
Our first shipment of earhart Overalls, Gloves, Etc. They are made io
an HONORABLE way for honorable men. All men who Jneed Overalls are
invited to inspect the CARHART BRAND. Your dollars ..worth or your
do'lar back, our Motto. Yours ti nly,
AS. E. HART,
J0^"Get your Laundry in Tuesdays.
vi PLANTATION SUPPLIES?
I am prepared to save you money ou
Staple and Fancy GROCERIES.
Always get my prices before buyiug. I represent SMITH
BROS., of AUGUSTA, GA., and cad supply you with Gro
ceries at Augusta Prices. Give me a call. RespectfuUy,
Er S. JOHNSON.
cid. We sell both to th?
rom our Retail Store on Pub
)ur Wholesale Headquarters,
needs of Edgefield demanded
?fteld in Wholesale
1 kinds, Bacon-Bellies, Rib Sides,
eneral line of Hardware, Nails,
s, Harrows, Mowers, Hor.se
a and Farm Pro
EDCEFIELD S. C.
State and County Depository
J. C. SHEPPARD, W. W.ADAMS,
J. H. BOUKN1GHT, J. A. BENNETT,
J. M. COBB. B. S. HOLLAND,
A. S. TOMPKINS, C. C. FULLERfl ?
W. E. PRESCOTT.
J. C. SHEPPARD, President
W. W. ADAMS, vice-President.
E. J. MIMS, Cashier.
J. H. ALLEN, Ass't Cashie
Paysinterast on deposits by specia
Money to loan on liberal terme.
Prompt and polite attention to buai
YOUR Accourt* Solicited
Spending any money on
DryGoods Shoes Hats and
Clothing [Shop around and
examine the goods offered
by various stores.
We are satisfied to have
you do this because we know
that you wiil find nothing
quite so good as what we
If we were buying these
things for our own personal
usc we could not take
greater care in their selection.
re a Cold in One Day
io Quinine Tablets. ?
tn Two Days.