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1 ?dsef ield Advertiser
J: L. MIMS. - - - EDITOS
I ONE YEAR $150 ?
SIX MONTHS 75
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4,1905.
--Quite an innovation has been
introduced in a western city. A
young woman refused to marry a
?? man-uulets he would promise to
11'% obey. - He very meekly promised.;
And why not ? A man haB to obey
aLyhow, and he might as well
promise to do BO if promising will
Why is it that the law prohibi
ting the purchasing of seed cotton
is seldom violated ? Because a
strong public eeutiment is ba"k of
it and enforces the law. And just
as certain as .the night follows the
day a wholesome sentiment that
will enforce a law prohibiting the
>. ..sale of intoxicating liquors is be
ing created. Talk for and work
for the upbuilding of such a senti
The enforcement of the vagrsnt
law in the small towns and cities
would go farther ^toward solvingj
/ -the-labor problem than anything
v' .else of which we know. lu many
-^?. sections the cotton fields are white
and the pickers are scarce, because
they have gone io the towns where
they can get a high .price fordoing
odd jobs and loaf the remainder
of the time. In fact, when many
,,.of .the in reach town, .they become
. -^"BO- entirely" a victim of laziness
that they will not work at all, even
when begged and .offered high
"Instead of being a wide open
town, ap the saying goes, Columbia
is now shut up as tight as an oys
ter on Sundays. The vendors of
fruit, cigars aud soda water are
now forced to close their places on
? . the Sabbath. This is as it should
be. Step by step, here a little and
- there a little, the ordinances re
'..-T- - lating to a proper observance of
the Lord's day are being entirely
4 ignored in southern cities. And
unless a halt is called, as is being
done in many places, the day is not j
far distant w*hen southern cities
will become as demoralized and
corrupt as are northern cities. In
this matter Edgefield should sweep
before her own door-the author i
^ ties should see to it thal no mer
--- chan disc except drugs is sold on
x v - A Statement from Mr. C. A.- Griffin |
Concerning Life and Fire Insur
ME. EDITOR: In your issae of |
<C last wonk, I noticed an editorial
v comment on "old line" insurance
companies writing insurance at
cost, in which you say that the
same policies could be issued very
much cheaper bv cutting down un
reasonably large salaries,-and I
agree with you, but there are ex-j
ceptions. Any "old line" company
not only with high? salaried offi
. cers, but those which write de
ferred dividend insurance and in
case of lapse or death confiscate
the profits that rightfully belong j
to the policy holder, necessarily
increases the cost of the insur
ance, but j where the dividends
arising for the premiums paid by,
the policy holders and from other
sources are used to increase the
face of the policy pr decrease the
prejnium which must be paid by
the assured and which companies!
have no high salaried officers are
the exceptions I allude to. I think
iii if you will give tho matter careful
consideration, you will find that
there are some "old line" compa
nies which should not be classed
with some others which have
shown a disposition to "take it)
Just a word about fire insurance
companies'charges for policies:
The premiums are based upon a |
rate made by a board of disinter
ested but experienced fire insur
ance underwriters, and the rate ?B
made as equitable as conditions
will permit. The rates in our town
have been reduced from 10 to
! 30% thiB year and in the country
from 1.50 to 1.20. By reference to I
.-.one of the largest fire insurance!
companies, I find that the actual
fire losses oxceed 67% of their
premium income ana when you
consider that a company has the I
.expense of adjueting losses be
sides other necessary expenses,!
' such as taxes, licenses, etc., theie
. is not a very great margin left for
the other expenses incident to the
conduction of a well regulated
Yours very truly
C. A. GRIFFIN.
Reformatory School For Boys.
Some of the women of the State
have, as I BUppose you already
know, taken up the noble- work of
establishing an Industrial School,;
where "wayward, criminal, orphan,
or vagrant white boys may be
edncated and trained inusaftri in
dustries." The movement was;
started in Greenville more than a
year ago, with Mrs. Martha Orr
Patterson, one of the ablest women
J in the State, at the head of it.
'.?* We all deplore the fact that
boys in this State, when convicted
of crime, whether through youth
ful depravity, weakness, or the iu
fluence of evil companions, have
to be sent to the penitentiary
Owbere- their only associates an
hardened andi, vicious criminals,!
a,ud the influence is Buch that the'
chances are they will never, re
cover from the evil of it, but go
steadily from bad lo worse5:
Alabama, Tennessee and other
states "have proven to the world
?he immense good wrought by
these reformatory schools, -where
the influence Burrmndiog these
young criminals is of the purest
and bebt. In such, an institution
he is taught that self-respect which
nothing can so surely give as daily
labor, also a trade with which to
earn an honest liviDg. I have heard
that the first school of the kind
ever built was by the mother of a
youthful criminal, a wealthy, re
fined, cultured, woman, and her
only son-For her to rise up from
the depths of shame and sorrow
and make an effort to better the
condition of all wayward boys,
lifting them from sin and degra
dation to usefulness and salva
tion, was indeed a grand act. Dr.
Carroll, a negro Baptist preacher,
has started near Columbia an In
dustrial School for the benefit of
As one of the original members
of the South Carolina Industrial
School Committee and haviug been
appointed by Mrs. Pattersou chair
mau of Edgefield county, I now
ask the women of the County to
assist me in this work. Associa
tions have been formed in Ander
son, Greenville, Chester, Darling
ton, Laurens, Newberry and Spar
tauburg. We should form one here
at once. It is thought that if the
committee can secure an average
of one hundred dollars from each
county to start the work, the legis
lature will vote to establish and
maintain the school. It is a noble
work and is literally carrying out
the Master's words: "lu as much
as ye do it unto the least of theBe
little ones ye do ii unto me." And
who is weaker or more deserving
of help than a criminal child.
LILIAN JONES BUTLER.
' COLD SPRING.
Your correspondent was with
che Rev. J. L. Ouzts last week in
a meeting at Saxton Mills. Mr.
Ouzts is au Edgefield man and
well might Edgefield be proud to
own him as her sou. He left Edge
field, about thirteen years ago aud
went to Spartan burg County where
he has done a great work. Mr.
Ouzts has caused seveial new
church buildings to be erected
since going to Spartanburg. Not
only has he been a house builder,
but he has built up the churches
where he has beeu pastor. He has
now four country churches that
he preaches to from once to twice
each month. Mr. Ouzts is very
popular with all his people. All
love bim and bear- him preach
gladly. Bro. Onzts sends love to
all his Edgefield friends. There is
one thing liking in Bro. OuzU<-a
Mr. George Quarles who had the
misfortune to lose his foot in a:
mowing, machine is.-doing very
well at this writing. We are going
to raise fifty dollars for an artifi
cial foot for Mr. Quarles. ?le is a
poor man with a family of small
children dependent on him for a
support.-Now if you will give a
a dollar or more send it tj J. T.
Littlejohn, Cold Spring, and he
will acknowledge each week in
these notes. I will start the sub
scription with one dollars, who
Mrs. Littlejohn and the little
boys after a two-week's visit
among friends in Laurens and
Spartanburg have returned home.
Mri. Dr. W. E. Prescott is on
the sick list this week.
Mr. H. H. Smith lost a very fine
cow last week. Mr. Smith thought
that his cow had the Texas fever.
Mr. Wallace Burnett, of Ala
bama, is visiting friends in our
The ladies of Rehoboth church
met last Friday aud quilted two
quilts and gave them to Mrs. R.
A. Cochran who lost aU their
household goods last Spring by
fire. The Rehoboth people are
among the best people in the
Miss Georgia Burkhalter spent
a few days in Augusta last week
visiting friends and relatives.
While-m Spartanbbrg last week
some of our friends came over and
cut our hay and put it all in our
barri. We raise our hat and make
our politest' bow to these good
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wash visited
Rose Cottage last Saturday and
Mr. 0. J. Hoi ms one of our best
farmers says that bis cotton crop
is far better than he had expected
Mrs. Annie Hammond has
moved into her beautiful new
Pretty Miss Rosa Thurmond
attended church at Red Hill yes
Miss Mary Cheatham has en
tered tho S. C. C. I. at Edgefield
this session. Miss Mary we are
sure will make her mark in col
- An Awful Cough Cured.
"Two years ago our little girl
had a touch of pneumonia, which
left her with an awful cough. She
had spells of cougbiug, just like
one. with the whooping cough and
some thought sho would not get
well at all. We got a bottle of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy,
which acted like a charm. She
stopped coughing and got stout
and fat," writes Mrs. Ora Bussard,
Brabaker, 111. This remedy is for
sale by G. L. Penn & Son and ell
Your Prescriptions Solicited.
Let us fill yoUi prescriptions.
Only the best drugs are used, of
which we carry a large fresh stock.
For many years we have been com
pouudets of prescriptions, there
fore have no hesitancy in guaran
teeing perfect satisfaction.
G. L. PEJ?N <& SQff.
A Daredevil Ride
often end? in a Bad accident. To
heal accidental injuries, use Buck
lers Arnica Salve. "A deep wound
in my foot, from an accident,"
writes Theodore Schuele, of Co
lumbus, 0., "caused me great pain
Physicians were helpless, but
Bucklen's Arnica Salve quickly
healed it." Soothes and heals
burns like magic. 25c at G. L.
Penn & Sou W. E. Lynch & Co.
BUISTS TURNIP SEED : We
have just received from the cele
brated Buist seed farms a full
supply of all varieties of Turnip
Seed, such as the Yellow Globe,
Golden Ball, Southern Se cen Top,
Large White Globe, Yellow Aber
deen, and Improve dYellow Ruta
baga. It always pays to get the
best and nothing better than
these can he had. We always lead
G. L. PENN & SON.
Sick Headache Cuie;].
Sick headache is caused by de
rangement of the stomach and by
indigestion. Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets correct
these disorders and effect a cure.
By taking these tablets as soon as
the firht iudicatiou of the disease
appears the attack may be warded
off. For sale by
G. L. Penn & Son and all Medi
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take LAXATIVE BROMO QUIN
INE Tablets. All druggist refund
tbe money if it fails to cure.
E. W. Grove's signature is on each
I Frightful Suffering Relieved.
Suffering frightfully fro>a the
virulent poisons of undigested
food, C. G. Grayson, of Lula, Mi8r>;,
took Dr. King's New Life Pills,
"with tbe result," he wi ites, "that
J. was cured.'' All stomach and
bowel disorders give way to their
tonic, laxative properties. 25c at
G. L.'PMUU & Son W. E. Lynch &
Kidney trouble often ends fatal
ly, but by choosing the right medi
cine, E.'H. Wolfe, ol' Bear Grove,
fowa, cheated death, f?e says:
"Two years ago I had Kidney
Trouble, which caused me greal
pain., suffering aud anxiety, but I
took Electric Bitters, which effect
ed a complete cure. I have also
found them of great benefit in
general debility and nerve trouble,
and kei-p them constantly on hand,
since, as I find they have no
equal " druggists, guarantees them
at 50c. G. L. Penn & Sou W. E.
Lynch & Co.
Wounds, Bruises aud Burns.
By applying au antiseptic dress
ing to wounds, bruises, burns and
like injuries before inflammation,
sets in, they may be healed., with-'
out, maturation/ and-^?^S^ttt-oW-'
third the time required by tr?e^old
treatment. This is the greatest
discovery and triumph of modem
surgery. Chamberlain's Pain Balm
acts on this same principle. It its
an antiseptic and when applied
to such injuries, causes them to
heal very quickly. It also allays
the pain and soreness and prevents
'auy danger of blood poisoning.
Keep a bottle of Pain Balm in
your home and it will save you
time and money, not to mention
the inconvenience and suffering
such injuries eulail. For sale by
G. L. Penn & Son and all Medi
Letter to O. Sheppard,
Edgefield, S. C.
Dear Sir: What would be the
result of selling poor paint with
"If you have any fault to find
with this psipt, either now in put
ting it on, or hereafter in the wear,
tell your dealer about it.
"We authorize him to do what
is right at our expense."
That means pay damages, dou't
Here's another guarantee :
"If your Btate chemist finds this
paint adulterated, we will pay his
bil!, aud send yon $1000." ' ?
We stand by both of these guar
antees; as we are the maker, we
know all about it.
F. W. DEVOE & Co.
The Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Over ?Work Wer kens
Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood.
All the blood in your body passes through
your kidneys once every three minutes.
The kidneys are your
blood purifiers, they fil
ter out the waste ar
impurities in the biood.
If they are sick or out
of order, they fail to do
Pains, acnes and rheu
matism come from Sfr
cess of uric acid in the
blood, due to neglected
Kidney trouble causes quick or unsteady
heart beats, and makes one feel as though
they had heart trouble, because the heart is
over-working In pumping thick, kidncy
poisoned blood through veins and arteries,
lt used to be considered that only urinary
troubles were to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modern science proves that nearly
all constitutional diseases have their begin
ning in kidney trouble.
If you are sich you can make no mistake
by first doctoring your kidneys. The mild
and the; extraord nary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-R<M)t, the great kidney remedy is
soon realized, lt stands the highest for its
wonderful cures' if the most distressing cases
and is :;oId oin its merits
by all druggists i a fifty
cent and one.-dol !ar siz
es. You may ! 14 v? a
sample bottle bf? mail Homo .or sw?jnp-go^t.
free, also pamphlet telHngyou how to fj?d
out if you have 'Kidney pr bladder troubl?.
Mention, this pajier when writing Pr. Klinker
& .Co., Binghamton, N. Y,
Don't make any mistake, but
remember the name, ??wamp
fro?t, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root,
and the add resp, Birgharn ten, N
y., on eye ry bottle.
Lact Hope Vanished.
When leading physicians said
that W. M. Smilhart, of Pekin, Ia.,
had incurable consumption, bi?
last hope vanished-; but.Dr. King's
New Discovery lor Consumption,
Coughs and Colds, kept him out
of his grave. Ile--says: "Thia,gr?at
specific completely cured me, and
saved my life. Since then, I have
used it for over 10"3^??fcfc|icon
sider it .a maivelous^H^i^fcan'd
lung cure." Strictly scienrHrcure
for Coughs, Sore Throats or Colds ;
sure preventive of Pneumonia.
Guaranteed, 50jand $1.00 bottles.
G. L. Penn <fc Son W. E. Lyi.cj
Heinz's Baked Beans in cans at
Ti M MON 8 BROS.
Nothing to Fear.
Mothers need have no hesitAucy
in continuing to give Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy to their lit
tle cues, as it contains absolutely
no*hiug injurious. This remedy
is not only perfectly safe to give
small children, but is a medicine
of great worth aud merit. It has
a world wide reputatiou for its
cures of coughs, colds and croup
and can always be relied "upon.
For sale by G. L. Penn & Son and
all Medicine Dealers.
A. A. Wells, M. P.Weils, J. M.
Mays, P. B. Mays, J. L. Hart, S.
W. Williams and Hamp Smith are
now us'og Mitchell and Owensboro
Wagons. Ask them about their
weak point before buying.
EDGEFIELD MERCANTILE Co.
Yes, come arunuiug !
.Of course there are more styles,
patterns, etc., to be seen when the
now tbiDglTare first spread out
to your gaie and the man who gets
bis clothes the first day of the
Feason get? the biigrjst and bnst
wp;ir out of them.
W. W. RAMSEY.
G. W. LEG WEN
RAMSEY & LEG WEN
835-837 Reynolds Street,
Oliver Chilled Plows
Best Plow Made
We carry a full supply of all paris of this plow .. tich ns points and
We have b ot h (he one-horse and (wo-Iiorse plow?,
JONES & SON.
We are daily opening up our large line of fall and
Prices never so reasonable.
The quality and workmanship guaranteed.
Come and see them before buying. Men's Suits from
$6.00 to $18.00, Boys-" from $i.oo to $7.00.
We solicit your trade.
% A. HART & CO.
[J^pNext to post-office/
OUR. large Fall Stock of merchandise is now ready for
the early shoppers.
'WE have ransacked al?f?f the LEADING MARKETS
to bjLiy the very best of everything and y/p congratulate our
selves that we now have themost ?LEG??jy ^R^.y pf
Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes Hats and Notions that has
ever been placed before tfee ?ijgefie]d public.
NOW, we bought'thesegoods to sell, no? ?0 keep, and
if you need falj merchandise we are in a position to save
That we will NEVER BI UNDERSOLD. We bu)
as cheap as any body and wit SELL as CHEAP. You
can bet on that,
The constant increase of ?ur business shows that our
patrons are PLEASED with ?ur dealings and our goods.
in order to start business and to let people know we
are in earnest we are offering SPECIAL BARGAINS on
Jgg^Come and let us shov you what we have,
ADVERTISER BUILDING, - . - EDGEFIELD, S. C
th? Wiii Nome
The Corner Store's Fall and
Winter Hats for Ladies.
Have you thought of this ?
If not, call and see the superb
styles, no two alike.
'Twill be a pleasure to show
THE CORNER STORE.
The "Modern Method" system of
high-grade tailoring introduced by
L, E. Hays & Co., of Cincinnati, O.,
eatisfies good dressers everywhere;
AU Garments Made Strictly
to Your Measure
a! moderate prices. 500 it) hs of foreign
and domestic fabrica from which to choose.
Ask your dealer to shew you our line, or if
not representad, write tc ua ior particulars.
L. E. HAYS (gi CO.
J AS. S. BYRD,
? DGEFIELD, S. C.
^?aTOf?be over Post-Office.
A Guaranteed Cure for Piles
Kening, Blind, B!eedingor Protru
ding Piles, Druggists refur.d money
if H AZO OINTMENT fails to cure
any cass, no matter of how long
standing, in G to li days. First ap
plication gives ease and rest. 50c. if
your druggist hasn't it send !50c lu
stamps and it will b*> forwarded post
paid by Parip Medicine Co., St. Louis,
i?t"M"i'4"4"fr -l"*"fr4"i"i"fr I ******* fr***,
PROF. P. M. WHITMAN,
:209 7th Street ? Augusta, Oa.
GI VES FREE EYE TESTS for all de
fect? of sight. Grinds tho proper
glasses and WARRANTS them.
Lenses cot Into yonr frame while yon wait.
FREE QF CHARGE,
Has Stood the Test 25 Years
Tlie old, original GROVE'S Tasteless
Chill Tonic. You know what you are
taking, lt is iron and quinine ina
tasteless form. No cure, no pay; t?0c.
If your eyes are worth
having they are worth saving.
Do so with the right kind of
Geo. F" Mims,
Tl M MO HS & CORLEY,
Appointments at Trenton
Crown and Bridge Work a Special
ll ?HE AUGUSTA
! SAVINGS BANK. |
S23 Broad Street.
'j W. B. YOUNG, - - - P'?sident
I T. Ci. WE1GLK, - ... Cashier
1 SAVINGS ACCOUTS SOLICITED
P Interest Paid on Deposits,
[ JANUARY AND JULY,
! Rflte4>? . i
[.NS UB A NCEAGENCY
When placing your insur
ance give me a call. I rep
resent a very strong line af
Insurance Companies, otir
Agent for the Kew Year
I^IXO? - - -
rnsnrance Co. I will ap
preciate a share of yourbusi
\\m. \ psjfj [jp fp?,ni] nt my
E?lgofieilJ.' ? j
EDGEFIELD, S. C,
kate and County Depository.
J, C, SI?KPPARD, W. W. ADAMS,
J. IL BouicSIGHT. T. H. RAINSI pap,
J. M. Cona, B, S, HOLLAND,
A. S, TOMPKINS, C, C FUT.LKK,
\V. E. P?KSCOTT. .
. C. SHEPPARD, President.
W. W. ADAMS, Vice-Prerident.
E. J. MIMS, Cashier
J, ll. ALLEN, Ass't Cashier.
Pays interest on deposits by special
Money to loan on, liberal termf.
l'rompt and polite attention to bus?
YOUR Account Solicited.
THE FARMERSBA NK
OF EDGEFIELD S: c.,
STATE AND COUNTY DEPOSITORY
THE LARGEST AND STRONGEST BANK IN EDC
Paid up Capital. $ SS,000.00
Surplus and UndividedlProfits. &3,000*00
Liability of Stockholders *. '*. 5?,000 00
Protection to Depositors.$139,000.00 -
Z We invite attention of those desiring a safe depository far their monej to the HUU?*
acts. INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS BY SPECIAL CONTRACT.
(JnJsr prov ?sion of its charter this bank is authorized to act as trustee, guardian
dm i nis trato r and executor, and to accept and e xecute trusts generally.
A. E. PADGETT, President I . H RAIN. F )RD, Vice-Pre
W. H. HARLING, Cashier. J. E. CAUGHMAN, A BI t.-Cashier
In Autum Merchandise
-4 NOW ON DISPLAY 4
The Dress Goods Department can show you 54 inch
Broad Cloth at 50 cts. yard. 52 inch Broad t Cloth, regular
$1.00 quality at 85. cts. also Panama, Henriettes, Melrose,
Po"i;n ind Brilliantine,
New Mole Skin Outing, English Percals, Ginghams,
Fancy Patterns latest Colorings.
LINEN DEPARTMENT. Full of Domask-Towels,
Doilies and io? Sheeting.
HOSIERY DEPARTMENT. Did you ever try Bus
ter Brown and Buster Brown's Sister's Hose. If not do so
SHOES OF STYLE AND MERIT for School Wear,
for medium wear, for evening wear, for full dress,' Ladies
Oueen Ouality and Reeds, Men's and Boys Humanic Vici,
W. H Turner's Box Calf.
. H. TL RIMER
>?y Carriage and Repair Shop at the Gray
Stables is now well equipped. I invite y m to in
Large force of com potent vrorku.en-Full supply
of the beat material always ?tl ha? it.
Can buiJd you a ne-.v \va???i? or ivpair your old
one on short notice.
Tire .Setting and Horse ?hot. i hg. done in the best
???.Satisfaction Guaranteed. .
Give me a call.
We are now displaying the largest line of Men's and
Boys' Clothing ever brought to Edgefield.
We have all of the latest weaves, latest colors,- latest,
styles, and what is better our prices are very reasonable,
We bought early'before the advance in wool.
Also large line of Pant?.
On Hats, Shoes, Underwear etc., wc can't be beat,
i We invite you t?> cal),
Something New at Cobb's
Handsome line of Ladies' Skirts. New Styles and de
signs from "Butterick" latest fashions, Mohairs, Voilles,
Reps and Panne Serges, etc.
We can supply any sizes you want in five days direct
from the manufacturer.
See our 36 inch Taffta'Silks at 99 cts. Every yard
250 Beautiful Art Squares, and Rugs at especially low
prices we lead in the line of Goods in both Styles and quali
j. M. coes.
'?' ~. oAci"?i?T'S"?VF"O R,'. .
BEST IN THE WORLD. 3
New Fall Goods Arriving,
f'Jb.? Leading Insurance Oouipany of America"
CAPITAL and SURPLUS OVER 10.000,000,00
No Fire insurance Company in the United States hasj
is much CASH Capital or CapitaJ and Surplus Combined!!
T owest rates. * r :f
E. J. MORRIS. AGENT.
UflO GALLONS OF IAS?RIS Mil CELLO
OF ALL THE STANDARD AND
dallons, half gallons and quarts, for spot cash. In lots oi,
sn gallons and upward we will make special prices. Con-L
ult your own interest in getting a bargain of the best paint!
lade. We must dispose of this to make room for fall goodsf
f which we have bought an immense stock.
H. M, eOSKERY H^S^GM