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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 1907.
Mr. P. C. Stevens ?rae among
the visitors from Johnston to the
county seat on Friday last.
Mr. Abd Mrs. P. S. Mosh er are
occupying the brick cottage for
merly occupied by Mrs. Elia S.
The members of the rifle com
pany have received their uniforms
and can now appear at drill and
on parade in ?ull regimentals.
Now is the time to purchase
.Heavy Underwear. Onr stock, is
complete. Let us supply you.
J. W. P-ak:
Mrs. C. E. Burts and her little
son, accompanied by Hrs. Burts'
. mother, Mrs. Watson, will reach
Edgefield on Thursday. An affec
tionate greeting awaits them.
Mrs. J. H. P. Ropei spent a part
of-last week in the lower section
of the oouutv visiting relatives.
She went chiefly to see her brother,
Mr. Edgar Hammond, who not
long ago came from bis home in
the far weet and is in ill health.
Hiss Lessie Qaattlebaum who
has a hoar of friends in Edgefield
spent Sunday with relatives. She j
lives at present in Williston bot
will Swon move nearer Aiken,
where ber father 'has purchased
A letter from our esteemed
yoong friend, Jamie Peak, states
that he is getting along nicely and
is greatly pleased with his work
at the College of.Charleston. This
splendid institution is prospering
now as it has not done in many
The salaried man is "catching
bricks" light about now. Every
thing that be bas to buy-and he
has to buy-nearly everything-has
greatly increaned in price, while
.salaries have not increased in like
G*t our prices on all staple dry
goods and we will soil you..
May & Tompkiu-.
- Rev. E. P. Easterl i np, financial
ag^nt of Forman University has
been in Edg^fi-ld forseveral days.
vHe filled - the Baptist pulpit on
Sunday morning, preaching a(
gospel sermon that m adp a pro
ft.und impression upou many of
Cotton pickers are very scare*?, j
but if every farmer had a few like
ono of Dr. A. H. Corley's the
'color of the fields could soon be
changed. The hand that has been
grab h i ne the staple for Dr. Corley
picked 404 pounds in one day.
Mr. Paul J. Mime, a brother of i
-Mr?F Giles D. Mima, will be mar
ried on Sunday evening next to
Mise Major, who was formerly
from Greenwood but ?B now ai
resident of Leesville. Mr. Mims
has also resided io- Leesville fori
a number of years.
"A man who had been married
only a few months complained of j
the changed adieus of his bride.
Before their marriage when he
. would leave her she always bade
him "bye-bye," while after their
marriage every time be left the I
hou&<3 it was always "buy, buy."
Aua order from court will be ob-1
tainod at the present session
"providing for the sate of the
real us tate of the late Dr. Horace
Parker. The farm two miles north
of Edgefield will not be sold in
a body but will be subdivided into |
four tracts wbich will bring it
within the reach of the purses of
ar/ jumber pf persons.
/Wner of one of the leading
r?es in the conn ty told the
it?r a few days ago that be has
, atci ed closely this year and finds
that toe staple of cotton is su
perior to the average year. The
yield of limit from the seed is also
good. Forty-one per cent of lint
is the highest of which wa have
beard this year. .
PRESCRIPTIONS our special
ty. We solicit your Prescriptions,!
WE GUARANTEE pure drugs,
accurate-corn pou riding, and rea-1
W. E. LYNCH & CO.
Th<> gathering of the record
breaking corn crop has begun.
Many an old.crib that bas only
' ?en half filled heretofore will bo
pack pd to the roof this year. Mr.
M. D. Lyon put snch a great
quantity.iu one of bis cribs last
we<*k that the sills broke. We
woaldo't mind hearing that every
crib io the county had broken
sills. Better broken sills than
; empty cribs.
Big: lot of laces sod embroider
ies at very low prices. *
May & Tompkins.
Try a Chattanooga
. then plowing will be
Plow :in the fall.
W. W Adams.
For Trunks and Bags of all
kinds go to
* Ramsey k Joo*?s.
Larg* shipment of the celebra
Colgate Toilet Soap just re
fired. Everybody knows .what]
>lgai?*'sao8ps s re.
G.. L. Penn & cou:
Our large etock of furniture in
c lu? les et*i ts fro m the. cb?-M fie at to
tbs highest . class. Handsomest
goode-we have ever shown. Call
to see for.yourself.
Ramsey & Jones
Foll lia? Tablets, Pencils,]
Slates, Book*, ?Uge, Straps, etc.
W. E. Lyncb & Co.
Mr. and M?S; F- F. Mosel
moving i uto* t be house OD
street that they - recently
chased from Mr. W. H. Ti
Edgefield eUd'y w-lc^ni**
into hei bord-"H.
Get our prices oirfv??ryth'
our line. We will pei I \ou
low prices as ca:> be Ix ugh
if the goods are not right we
May & Tom pk i
. Hon. W. A Strom, prec
of Edgefieid County Cotton G
ere' Association, attended the
vention of cotton growers
manufacturers which was be
Atlanta last week.
We beg the indulgence o:
readers for this issue. Owiu
the great demand for our ac
rising space-more than 20
um us-we were compelled tc
j down th?" reading matter for
issue. The Advertiser is now
trying more advertisements 1
probably at any other time ii
history of 73 years. Ret?d th
If you have money to spenc
will pay you.
Our shoe department ie fi
with good shoes for mm, woi
and children-good values, g
styles. Parent.?, see our sci
. J. W. Peal
Ou Friday evening of last w
Miss Shauer made an address
fore a full house in the Coll
Auditorium. She was most <
dial ly received, and complet
captivated students aud facv
by her wirning and megut-tic r.
tonality, and interesting presen
tiou of this great question
The UuitedState8district co
that was to have been held
Greenville on the 15fb of Octol
has been postponed uutil the22i
There will be quite a number
persons to attend from Edgefic
and vicinity. United States Co
missioner Ramey and bis eTlcifi
de'paty have rounded un a gool
number of evil dnprs who mi
appear before Judge Bra wi H v.
Brown ?*hoe Company** i ti
aro best. We sell I li ?m.
May & T .ni pk i n*.
Cotton is being ru*h?d om
kot at a lively rat*. On Fr:d
morning twenty-Cv* I) Jes of c
ton w> re on the oil mill va ni
hreakf-'St, and alter the gi;:s t>i
z-?d ail day, emptying ei:ch wag?
as its turn came, tl>cr(? w?-re.-6t
about .twenty bales wailing ai
down. Doubtless the ' giimwr;
over tbe country are cm\td?'d
the same manner.
Mr. John C) Morgan, of PM rb
ville, was r?quested at the m'*i
ing last week of the Farina
Uniou to write a paper on "t
work of the Union in the Wet
for publication. The writer h
received a card from Mr. L.
Dorn statins: that Mr. Morgan h
been very sick, unable to wri
the article, but would have
ready next week. We were d
lighted to hear on M?nday,t.hroui
Mr. E.^G. Morgan, Sr, that M
Morgan is much better.
See our line of on ti ? gs ?t 10c
others ask 12? cents.
May & Tompkius.
Edgefield county bas beou p
culiarly blessed within the pa
two weeks,- having entertained i
our midst a most beneficent ii
flu en ce for the cause of prohib
tiou and temperance reform, i
the person of Miss Roe:.a Shane
of Missouri. She is one of tl
most brilliant-and successful c
all the great and good wome
among the national organizers i
the Woman's Christian Tempe
On Monday night at the Ba|
tist church Miss Sbaner del ?vere
one of her inimitable address^
The most potent argument indici
ting her success in our county :
the fact that siuce she has b e
heard, requests are coming i
from all quarters for ber servie*
but as her engagements are a
ready to close, ali further invi
tations must be denied, hoDin
for her return at some.future da]
A Word of Warning.
Parents, be careful how you A.
?low tubs aud buckets of water t
set about the house. A few days ag
a two-yearold child, the joy an
happiness of a North Carol i ni
home, toppled over iuto a bucke
of water and drowned beforo it
parents r^allz'd the langer. Littl
children, like ducklings, are nron
to play :u wa'er, which noakes th
danger all the greater Picture th
Iifelest? form of your little one ii
a tub of waler. The very though
Chupen* HUfiuish of sou', therefor
us?> e??ry precaution fo prevent il
M**ii'* ladies'' a>.d children'
eh DPS in all style* at VP ry lo*
prices. We can meet t? iy com pp
May & Tompkius.
M ?pl? syrup.
May & Prefcott.
Fr- sb Queen and 6tuffed olives
All BIZ** at
May & Prescott.
Sp^c'acies made up to *=uit yow
particular need at lowest possib'c
Ge\ F Mim?, "
'Edgefield, S. C
We have juBt received a full
line of Colgate*s perfumery and
violet water-Apple Blossom,
Jockey Club, Carnation and Vio
G. L. Penn & Son.
Large stock of paper, pens, pen
dle and tablets.
Large, stock ?>f Rigs and An
Sq ian s in cotton, 31 wool and
Ramsey & Jones.
??i-?-I I TW--~ ~*~ ? ll ?? cm i mi. nu
s Committee Has Not Been Idle.
r Th- comm itt CP. consisting o
- Hon. J. C. 'Stoppard, :,Mr. A. ?
? Padgett ?iud Mr. Wm. P. Calhoun
i which wn? a; p< ititi-d to ninko n-r
'HMI ii>y.*'f*t|;,fjtiouP (.t>ric'ir?ii'i;jj ib
Building 6'i holley line lead'U?
1 out from EdgefieWJ 'ans bo- beer
j idle. Thry ure in pi spepsioi: cl
valuable hiiotioa'ion which will
be reported at a maps meeting
which has been califd by Hon. B
E. Nicholson for Saturday.
Send in Yonr Names.
All persons who contemplate
participating in the floral parr.de
to be held during the Chrysanthe
mum Fair are lrqv.ested to send
their names t ) the secretary, Miss
Grac^..Tompkins, at once. There
ought to be at leas* fifteen or twen
ty decorated 'vehicles in tb? pa
rade, and half dozen or more
couples to puter the horse-back
rid i Dg contest. Io many iowns the
parade is the chief attraction in
connection with the Fair Why
should it not bd so in Edgefield?
A Surprise marriage.
Mr. Presten Ivey, the efficient
telpgraph operator, surprised bis
Edgefield friends by stealing
away and leading to the altar a
fair young daughter of Johnston.
He and Miss Leila Owdom were
marritdiu Augusta on Tuesday
of last week. The Augusta Herald
contained the following notice: '
"Mi'BB Leila E. Owdom and Mr.
PrPB*ou J. Ivey wpre quietly mar
ried in Augusta on Tupsdav, and
bopping'long enough in Jobns'on
Wednesday to bid good bye to the
family of Miss Owdom. Mr. and
Mrs. Ivey left at 12:30 for New
Yotk, to bo absent several w.eeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivey have lived
in Johupton from their youth un,
and their many friends wish them
a long and happy life."
U. D. C. Notice;
Veterans desiring to securs
Crosses of Honor through the
Edgefield chanter of tbe the U.
D. C. will apply as soon as possi
bre fur application blanks to Mrs
C. A. Griffin, at Hie Bank o'
Edg fi-ld, and tivy are inked to
rp'urn s ?nip fi'le.j out pMppriy lo
M s N. G. Evans, president nf
the ona pier, by the fir>t wjek in
November, ?niLnv can be r corded
iii iime-for them to rveeive ihf-ir
CrossVe ar the ni-xl meeting or
Ctopse-i ot' Honor.
Mr. A Giichri.-t and Mr. John
B. H;ll art; ask pd to call at the
"ffioe of Capt. N G. Evans for
their Crosse? ot' Honor.
Sweet Little Hostess at "Edge
Saturday a pala day for thp
ii'ii- folks ?ut al '"Edgewood,"1
?ind I'^r their friends who were in
vited to little Dou>chka Tillman's,
hirlhday partv, being- ber third"
rtiinivcisary. Brides the innocent
amusements and gamer* which
made the time pass rapidly, de
lightful iced refreshments, cake
and an abundance of fruits were
served Drum? in red, white and
blue filled with candy, just the
kiujci_tu delight the children,
Meeting Street Camp w. v. tr.
About two weeks ago a number
of representative citizens of the
Meeting Street sectiou formed a
camp cf Woodmen. There are al
ready about, twenty-five charter
members enrolled aiid a number
of applications on file, which will
increase their ranks to about fifty
m ambers. The following officers
have beon elected and were in
stalled Tuesday night: J. R.
Blocker, consul commander ;
Frank Logu?, vice cousul com
mander; J. F. Payue, bauker; W.
S. Logue, secretary ; J. W. Ouzts,
cleik. Tho state organizer, Mr. W.
D. Slaughter, of York .iouuty, was
present Tuesday night. The time
for the regular meetings of the
camp ie Saturday night before the
4th Sunday in each mooth. The
Woodmen will have their quarters
over the store at Meeting Street.
Two "wooka from to-day the
Church of nur Saviour of Trenton
will be a sc-^ue of a very brilliant
wedding, tho c .. .aoting parties
being Mr. Bett is. Cautelou of'
Edgefield and Miss Sara Lee Mur
rall ot Trenton. Owing to the
wide popularity ?f these two y? uuy
peopltheir merr.age, though
previously unannounced, has been
for some wetkfi the chn.-f topic of
conversation among their host? o?
admiring friend.-?. Edgefield in
^reutly rej "iced over tho ev nt.
Instead ol loning the happy groom,
. H ot ?.ur mot-t %terlii g a^d sub
-lantial citizens, Edgefield will
^ain the fair y< ung bride, iriih all
d' her charms nud loveliness-a
most d wimble acquisition lo the
social l.?'e-of the community. The
following it a copy of thu invita
tions thal have been issued:
"Mrs. Get-rge W. Morral 1 re
quests 'he honor of your presence
.tt the marriage of heir daughter,
Sara Lee, to Mr. BUt;s Cautelou,
on the morning of Wednesday,
he thirtieth of October, at eleven
.'clock, at the Chur jn ol our Sav
iour. Trenton, South Carolina.
Hie Dear Old Mother. .
.'My dear old mother, who is
no* ejgbtylbr1 e years old, thrives
on El ctric Bitterp," writes WB
Brunson, of J ubi in, Ga. Pho hap
taken th'm for about two y arp
and enjoys rm exce-uVnt appetite,
feels st ro? g and sleeps wi ll That's
the way ElectricTBit!?-^ alf ct the
aged, and the same happy r suith
follow in all cas38of fem?.e weak
oeps and gene-al d- bili ty. Weak,
niiny children too, are pre ut.!} '
strengthened by them. Guaran
teed also for stomach, liver and
kidney troubles. 50c. B Timmons.
W E Lynch & Co., G L P un &
..... . .. .. . \
Rev. T. P. Burgess is conduct
t ing ?i pt-rit-r? of . meetings in [b
. Pivulnt^iinn church at. Trmtjo'i
, thin w??'fe'. HR i-- "being assisted toj
- Rf r. G. A. Blackburn of Colutn
. . . . ? i .
( Mt?. >>. Ks te Vim* T?lmrtt?i ??
. Tuesday from the sanatorium ii
? North Augueta greatly improvec
, in health.
Do you like macknre]? Wehavf
just received a barrel .of nice, fat
real mackerel, not other kind ol
fish.calkd mackerel. Try them.
G. L. Penn & SOD.
j [County Treasurer J. T. Pattison
was in bis office ready to receive
taxes on Tuesday, October thc
15th. The first man to pay waE
Mr J. C.Turner,who resides near
The suit of Bussey against the
C. & W. C. Kailway Company has
been decided in favor of the plain
tiff, the supreme court granting
judgment for $15,000. Mrs. Bus
sey was represented by Hon. J.
Wm. Thurmond, Col. J. H. Till
man and S. M. Smith, Esq..
We believe that we have a bar
rel of excellent quality Georgia
Re-boiled Syrup. We woufd like
lo have you teBt it.
G. L. Penn & Son.
Roger and Gallet's perfumery,
toilet water and soaps. Nothing
Very fine assortment of Buggy
Robps and Harness of at! kinds.
Ramsey & Jones.
Ye sportsmen, come hither to
buy your guns, club shells, leg
gings and coats.
Ramspy &? Jones .
WP invite th?? lnlieB to call and
Bee our beautiful toilet ppts.
Ramsey & Jones.
Five (('clock I tas, lady fingeis
butter thiuF, nabisco and geueral
line of crackers. All fresh.
May & Prescott.
Waited: To furnish your
ki cbfM'B with stoves, cookirg
u'Mi-ilf. and y>ur din i tig rooms
w t h furVttur?* ?Mid crockery.
EdgVt?sld Merci-.nl.ile Co.
Ont ot Sight.
. "Our nf K?t>h?, nu? nf mind,'' ie
.in old paying which appheewith
sp eui! force lo H son?, bnrn or
wound that s been treated wi?h
BucklenV Arnica Salv*. It'e ont
of pifjht, ( ut of mind and out of
existence. P?PP foo and chilblains
dipapp^ar under its healing iu
flu?i cf. Guaranteed. 25c B Tiro
monp, W K Lynch ?fe Co , G L
Penn & Son.
Wsuted-': To show i-veryodvli
our newly arrived stock of furni
turi; and IIOUPP furnishings.
Edg? field Mercantile Co..
We have a full pupply of all
pchool books that are USP<1 m the
country schools and the S" C.*. C. I.
W. E. Lynch -& Uo.
Letter to M. P. Wells.
face, sbiftingiauuersscalfolds pulleys
and, ropes, and brushing on paint.
Take another job exactly like that;
try another paint; it takes 12 gallons.
The bill is 10.00 more. Take another
exactly the same; another paint; it
takes20 gallons. The bill is 100.
There is only one Devoe; there's a
dozen 12-gallons paint, and 100 that
take 20 gallons to cover a 10-gallon
The only difficulty ia in finding-out
Devoe. After that you save work;
there's less work in 10 than in 12 or
20 gallons; IPSS paint to buy and less
to brush on and less wages to pay.
It Devoe were onlv a little beteer
than others, there'd be some difficulty
in Anding: out the differenca. It coes
twice as far as half the paints; tba?
ought to be ea9y.
lt wears longer too. You'll "wait a
good while if yon wait to find out
how long: it *ears; th?re are thou"
sands oi people who know that the
least-gallons paint wears longest,
F W DEVORE ACO.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Wanfpd: A live aaent for the
largest pxclusive personal accident
and health insurance company in
the world for Edg?field county, the
right party can g^t an exoelleut
contract. Apply to W. Carlisle
Furse. manager, 303 Loan ami
Exchange Bank Building, Colum
bia, S C.
We have put in a. complete line
. f NHW ?ra Paint. L't us paint
vour house, fenc?, buggy or wag
Wr. W. Adams.
Frehh keg malaga grapes mid
ali fruits and crcoahuts. -
"May & Prescott.
. Large line of Rocker?. W-J can
suit evpry taste and pvery purwe.
Rt! m soy & Jones.
Large assortment of Colgate's
S -o our large assortment of
Ramsey & Jones.
Agents for School Books of ?11
kinds. Wirr^U very close-at th*
introductory prices. No bo.kB
. G. L. Pon & Son.
& The effect of Scoff
? pate children is magical.
It makes them plv o
It contains Cod Li *
and Glycerine, to mal
and so put together 1
by little folk.
ALL DRUGGISTS; 6*
Our Great October Sales Grow
More Sales-Larger Quantities of
Bargains- Lower Prices.
Meet Your Friends at oar store.
Make your headquarters with us.
No matter where you're shopping, you are welcome to make our store your headquarters,
while our rest and dressing rooms are at the disposal of the ladies. Especially during the Fair
week, we invite you to make use of our store, and your packages may be left with us to be
delivered at the train, 01 wherever you may designate, free of cost.
Big Specials in Men's and Boys9 Suits and Furnishings.
15c ribbon ioc. In all shades
of popular colors, and black
19c ribbon 15c. Plain taffe
tas of fine quality, in all good
Rogers' Plated Silver.
$1.50 forks, $1.10. Fine plate
and special at $1.10 per set.
$2.25 knives, $1.75. Worth
$2.25 per set, our price $1.75
$1.7$ English Kainsook
$1.29 * N
15c Huckabi?ck towels 10c .?
85c napkins, 49c highly
mercerized, good size.
Our Wail Order Department Continues to Grow. *
Our customers are rinding this service, more and more satisfactory, so when you can't shop in person
just "drop us a linc.'7
NOTE: We'll guarantee that therese always Four Times as many bar
gains on centre aisle tables, as you'll find mentioned in the big advertise
ments in the Augusta papers
"Ladies' Home Journal Patterns"
Sheet Music and
_Vuv0,ucas. AI j oa nice the case design and the
price suits, yon need not worry a.bout anything else the piano is
allright. There is nothing false about it,' and nothing that ?rill go
wrong after it is in your home. We guar anfee its excellence. Easy
payments il desired.
Farrand,Packard, Needham, for the home, in cates of beautiful
design, ia Oak and Walnut. Sweet singing tone, guaranteed for 10
years, prices from 75.00 to 150.00
. AU styles and designs, in oak and walnut, including the famous
Farrand Pipe Tone Organ the nearest approach to a pipe org'an
ever made. Prioes 75. to 275. All fully guaranteed.
The world's best and greatest musical instrument reproducing
all the music of the day just as the singer or player interprets it.
It is truly wonderful. Records both cylinder and jdiec. represent
ing everything in music from coon songs to operatic airs, marches
and two steps to overtures. Send for catalog of Columbia grapho
phones and lecords mailed free on application. Leaders in fine
furniture, sewing machines, baby carriages, carpets, rugs, matting
linoleums, standard paper patterns, etc,
THOMJfS ? BfiRTON CO
708-10-12 BROADWAY, AUGUSTA, GA.
Rerolled Badging jost as good,
brings the seller just as much
money; aud costs him taree dol
Beajtiful line of stationery
Tablets, I'ox paper aud paper by
Our stock of mattresses is very
Urg?. \V> eau hell you a first-class
cotton mattress at from $5 50 to
Edgefield Mercaulile Co.
Wanted: Every young man ID
Edg?-field and vicinity to knoAi
?hat we have just received a fresh
supply of Nuuually'8 candies by
Cr. L. Penn &Son.
Ye owo? rs of mowers a?d other
mr chinery, let UR supply yon with
hi?h-grade lubricating oils.
G. L. Peau & Soo.
> Emulsion on thin,
. rosy, active, happy?
at, blood and bane,
t it is easily digested
Dc. AND $T.OO*
New crop Louisiana cane ?yrup.
May & Prescott.
I Wauled : To sell you a Mitchel
wagon and a Moyer buggy or car
riage. ; .
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Large fat select mackerel.
3 for 25c.
May & Preaeott.
Marmalade, Jellies, Sweet Pep
May & Prescott.
Highest price paid for county
claims. Present them to Mr. N.
M. ?Jones at tho store of Messrs.
Jones & Son.
?. N.K. Bailey.
Ladies Wanted: To buy our
new rugs, art squares, portiere and.
Edgeiield Mercantile Co.
LOST: ThrewBpottfdpigs about
two or three months old. Straned
from the college ten days ago.
Any information concerning them
will be liberally rewarded.
F. N. K. Bailey.
Now is the lime to *ow Wb>at
and Rye for green patcher. We j
have tb? sef d.
W, W. Adams.
Wanted: The public to know
that our hearse is reaidy for ser
vice at any hour night or day sud
that we carry a full line of coffins
caskets and undertaker's supplies.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Allan's celebrated perfumery
n handsome bottles and in bulk
Large assortment of Lampe and
Ramsey & Jones.
I hereby forbid all persons from
hunting, fishing Or trespassing in
any manner whatever upon my
lands. All violatiors of the tres
pass law will be punished.
J. W. Dora,
McKendree, S. C.
uress Uoods ana ?UR
Gingham, Chambrays, Outings, Shirting. Sheeting,
Ticking, Ladies' Waists, Ladies' Kimonas and
Dressing Saques, Tailor-made Skirts, and Ladies'
Burson's and Black Cat Perfect fitting Hose.
REGAL CORSET-"no fit no poy."
Children's School Shoes that Will
Handkerchiefs and Towels in* abundance, a?sd
a beautiful line of Neckwear and Negligee Shirts.
SHOES, SHOES, SHOES for everybody that are
Solid and will last.
"The Best Goods are the Cheapest.
Hats from $r to $5.
Shoes any price.
Overcoats $5 to $18,
We invite you to call on
We can suit you in what
ever you may need in
f. i HART.
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