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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 1908.
Th*1 ri?W?in Shooters should be
madp io too Ibu mark.
Mr. J. D. Holpf^io epepi pevpr
a) d.iyf Inst w f-k with hi? p*r
r? Lt.- ? i MobflU.
. As the Civil docket is very
heavy, a jory for the third w<ek
will be drawu next w^ek.
Grup fruit fresh from Florida.
B. Ti m mo ns.
M>. and Mri?. Bel tia Can felon
are uow happi ly ensconced in
their ideal country heme.
Tb'T grip is making a house to
house campaign and is pouncing
. upon.many an unwilling victim.
0. Sheppard, Esq., bas gone to
Charleston on tusi.ie-s connectpd
with th-* Rub-*ni>tien bankruptcy
Capt. E H. Folk and S. Mc G.
"Si'nkn s, E*q., went to Columbia
<>n pn?fpg^o.'i;nI bu-<in-*?? on Thu rs
While Mr. ?nd Mrs. W. 3.
Turner were in New York, the eily
was wr.?pp?d in snow from 6 inches
to 6 fee* in d^pth.
Mr and Mr* P C Mellicbamp
united with the ?dg*fipJd Bajtia'
church nu Sunday morning last
by let!from the Bap!?sh church
NPM Mackerel : Ba tr;! of larg>\ ;
lat Mackerel, ju^t rf-ceivrrj.
Dun. vant & Co j
Mr. ami Mrs. J. F. Atkins,!
Rev. P. B. Lanham and Mr. T.
N. Timmerman from tho Ropers
section were visitors al the coun
ty's capital on Monday.
Dr. W. E. Prescott was in town
on business on Saturdnv. Ho
drove a pair of horse", stating that
it took one to pull the buggy and
one to null him through the mud.
MrVivian E Mims, a V3ry pre
possessing young gentleman from
Timmousville, S. C . has accepted
a position with W E Lynch & Co.
as pharmacist. This young g^u
t'^m '? w;l! b"i a valuable acquisi
tion to Edg' field's social lif .
Delightful canned California
;Pe?t?b?B. and Pears.
B. Ti m ruons.
For the latenpps, hs we1! as for
^.e othnr shortcoming3, of this ie
fue we bpg the iudu'g'nce of our
readers. A portion of The Ad
vertiser's force, along with scores
,?f others ia and around Edgefield,
bas been R^iz^d 'with grip thip
|||^re solicit your presar?! tion
business. Utmost care ia exer
cised in compounding prescrip
tions and only pure, fresh drugs
are used. Our prices are very
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
Mr J H P Rop^r pnd Mr J P
Bates both say it pay's *o adver
tise eggt? and chickens when you
have them to sell. "For Sale" ad
vert ipem^ots in The Advertiser
bring good results. It. isnotooly
VP ry generally reid, but reaches
A class of people whom it pays to
roach in a business way.
Miss Ina Hill has returned i f
ipr sppnding two weeks very
pleasantly out at the home of
.Mrs Maggie Hill. Miss Hill is now
ready to receive earW spring s3w
ing. H?r unusual skill with the
needle is rpcognizpd and apprp
ciated by hundreds of ladies in
and around Edgefiold.
If you want *hp bes*, buy
Buis*'? PP!' ctHd Se^d Irish Pota
toes. D'rpor from* Bu'st's farms.
PENN ? HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
The many friends of Mrs Abner
B Broadwafer are delighted that
she bas entirely recovered from
ber prolonged illness. She at
tended services at the Baptist
church OD Sunday morning
for the first time since early last
fall. Prior to ber sickness Mrs
Broadwater was a ?egular atten
Large assortment of the cele
brated Bu'st "Prize Medal" Gar
den Sf ed. They neyor fail to ger
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Morgan
came down and spent Saturday
and Sunday in Edgefie'd. They
are greatly pleased with their new
home at Rambo, Greenwood couu
ty. Mrs. Morgan teaches a school
of forty pupils and is delighted
with her work. The school build
ing is not more than 200 yards
from ber borne.
GARDEN SEED : A large assort
ment of Landrath's celebrated
seed Just rpceiypd. Let'us sur ply
W. E. LYNCH & CO.
Miss Josie Sheppard who had
been quite ill at. Venters in Wil
liamsburg county where she had ]
been teaching reached home on j
Thursday, accompanied by Mc C.
E. May. Her physicians having
advised an operation. sh? will
leave to-dav for the ?hospital in
Augusta. Her mother, Mrs. Ida
Sheppard, will accompany ber.
PRESCRIPTIONS our special
ty. We solicit your Prescriptions,
dav or night.
WE GUARANTEE pure drugs,
accurate compounding, and rea
W. E. LYNCH ? CO.
J Tbop?. who shoot robbins this
.year must clo so in the fie'da and
i wood?, and not on streols o f
ctnaltr" T. Girntr Talbot
eaton home frorti Columbia 1 ?ii-1
w: ? k to w?Jcoiiie a little g"iili?.'
man that b?-s l.? (,.< ma perma
nent gu^st as His hinno.
S*ed Iri: !i Potato- s : Largo ship
ri:<nt.ot b?/_, Pt-bc*cd Euftj-r;,
j St? <i Irish Foiittoo?:
'\V. E. Ly j ch & Co.
The monthly meeti'.g of the
M^?nian'? Christian Tempera: ce
Union will meet at th?? horny ol
Mrs Mil tun Jones Monday after
noon Feb. 24tb, nt 3 o'clock.
The Corner Sior-.'s millinery de
partment, will lie greatly enlnrgi-d
j!for th?) approaching season. Mr.
Turnor has purchased about thrcv.
tines the quantity of millinery
goods that .he usually pu rehusas.
Those who were so for'una to as
to bear tho liermeu del iver? d by
Dr. J.-VV. Dauiel in the Metho
dift church on Sund.'iy eveuiug
have d?-clar<-d it tobt auexcedbg
ly able discours-. Dr. Dakiel is
one of the rhos) oliqu^ut pu 'pit
oratort in the state. .
The frieods of Mrs. John R.
B'ock* r synipathiz . with bf r deep
ly in ber prolonged iiln^s?. Capt.
Blocker told us bil Monday thttt
?be was som', bel lei and exnrees
ed the b-dief the she will now
Tlie Advert?s r !;as been rc
quested to announce that on Sun
day IK xi al ll a. m., Rev L-o ?
Gillespie will preach Ith? annual
sermon in Ibe .intt-re^i o' the Wo?
turn's Foreign Mission Society ?if"
the M lh?di?l church. The pub
lic is cordially invited f;? attend
rbi.1-- ?pfcia! service
rv?c==r^. M;y & Tompkins an
nounce that. a. special representa
tive of tho Globe Tailor)tig Com
pany will l.e at their Btore on Feb
ruary 26th and 27th for the por-.
pos9 of taking measures for Sprint;
suits. Messrs. May & Tompkins
have repreieu'ed th^se reliable
tailors for several y^ars and guar
antee every piece of thfir work.
The next lyceum entertainment
will be given on M-.r h 4'b by
Edwin Weeks- Company, which is
composed of Mr Eriwin VWke,
M ifs ^Hxand^r and Miss Gilles
pie. Many of our people will re
member vory pleasantly the en
tertain mont Iii ut was gi vou i o
Kdg'? e'd a yenrna?-by these very
talented artis's, who m tb?ir res
pective fields are unsurpassed. It
is worth mukiug any reasonable,
sacrifice to attend a high-c!a.-e !*n
tertainoient such aa this will be.
More will be said of it next week.
Messrs. Penn & Holstein.
Mr. Julian D. Holsten: his pur
chased a half interest i ts toe old,
well-csUiblisbad and desf,rvdly'
popular drug store of G L Penn &
Sou, and henceforth the business
will be conducted unaer the firm
name of Penn & Holstain. Mr
Penn needs a rest and will prac
tically retire from all" business,
for a time at least, and Mr Hol
stein will be in active charge.
That the affairs of the firm will
bs wisely conducted goes without
saying, Mr Holstein having pre
viously demonstrated beyond all
doubt hi? ability to manage such
a business with very marked suc
cess. Tho Advertiser wi?hr>s the
DPW firm many years of prosperity.
The members of the Juvenile
Mission Society of the Methodist
church will give an entertainment
at the palatial home of Hon. and
Mrs. Thos. H. Rainsford on Fri
day afternoon from four to niue
o'clock. The admission fee will
be 10 cents. Refreshments will
also be served. Toe program that
h RS been arranged partak-s SOUJO
what of the nature of a celebra
tion of Washington'^ birthday.
Miss Sopbb1 Mims and Master
Hammond Carmichael represent
Martha and George Washington,
and will receive those, who a'tend.
The occasion will be a very de
lightful ou?*, and should bt very
largely attended. The c^use in
the interest of wLich the enter
tainment is givsD, that ot raising
fuuds for the treasury of th.) Ju
venile Missionary Society, should
appeal to everyoue. Help the
Sirs. Kate Tompkins Aull.
One of the pretti? Bt affairs of
the week was the bridge party
which Mrs. Frank Fetz-r gave at
"iiohenzalras,'' her lovely subur
bau home, in fconor of Mrs. John
K. Aull, of Newberry. The day
was lovely and the bright rooms
and prettily dressed ladies made
r. lovely picture. After a fow
spirited garnet o? bridge whist,
a delicious luncheon of salad,
sandwiches, bot coffee, etc., was
Those who enjoyed Mrs. Fetzer's
hospital itv were: Mrs James
Orymes, Mrs. G. P. Sloan, Mrs.
W'. S. Stevens, Mrs. Heurv C.
Tillman, Mrs. J. B. Park, Mis?
May Moore, Mies Evelyn Rogers.
Miss Mary Durst, Miss Elizabeth
Torapkins, Miss Etta Calhoun,
and Miss Virginia Graydon.
Mrs. Aull is one of New berry's
fairest and sweetest daughters and
Greenwood is always delighted to
have her within its borders.
We sell the Waterman Fount
a*n Pen?-the best on the market.
P?NN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & SOP.
Try the mw breakfast food.
Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flake?, 15
cents the nackagto.
W. E Lynch & Co.
? 1 U ESP
ti? EL? lr EL
Wc beg leave to respe
friends and patrons gener
county, that Mr. J. D.
interest in the business
Drug and Grocery rirm <
Henceforth he will give 1
best efforts : o the business
the firm will be simply P]
Thanking our friends aj
and generous considerad
give them our assurance t
no less faithful, diligent (
BM IBBMBW l l
Married, January 26th j 100S.
Wiss Susie LaGronft-to Mr J-id ie
Rhode?, by Rev J E Johnston.
Married, F"H;!.:;:rv 5'h. 19?8, ?
Mi.48-.Gora Rush to Mr E P El?i-?
pur:.' by Rev J E Johnston.
Married, February 12sb, 1908,1
Miss Hilda Harlin? to Mr M G. j
Collins, by Rev J E Johnston.
Unparalleled Record of Service.
On April 19th, 1886, "during
President Clevelands first ad
ministration. Capt. W. H. Brm>
son was, f?pp. "lilted postmaster at
Edgefield, aud h'? had held fhe p
anion continuously since tba*
time. Despite the fact that th**
Republican party hes had charte?'
of the Federal appointments du- j
ri;.g the m.-.j -r pqrliou of Ihus
time, Capt. Biuni?n has ai way? j
b?eu? reappointed: This, ia the j
strongest possible endorsement oj" j
his ? fficieucy, and of the splendid i
manner in which h" has always j
conducted trie affairs of the rffic^ [
0'? Sa' u r d av he rf ce i ve d n o ? i ce
that he had been reappointed 'OT
another term of four years. For
efficiency and for the length of
his term of service, Capt Bru ii .
pon'a rf cord ib doubtless without
p. parallel. Ho baa.bern receiving;
t\-.': hearty congratulations of his
frionas ovpr h is recent re-appoint
The books for the regierr.'ttjrxu
of the voters of the town of Edge -
field, S. C., are now opec m th?;
8lore of Messrs. May ?fe Tompkini :,
and will be kept open until Tool -
day, April the seventh, 190S. si:c
o'clock p. m. J
Supervisor of Registration.
We sell Waterman's Ideal:]
Fountain Pens, which represent
the highest standard of excellence.
Every pen guaranteed to give
v W. E. Lynch & Co.
Just received fresh sh vp me UT.
Force, Grape Nuts, Oat Mo&l and
II. Timmen P.
Ont; car of chairs and one car
o? furniture on the road. These
iriiods were bought close and w<
can make nricea that should m
Ramsey & Jones.
Try our t!Moja" coffee, the finest
25 cents, coffee? iii town.
B. Tim mon s.
FOR SALE: Ono good young
male; am overstocked.
P. B. DAY,
Trenton, S. C.
Van Camp's Pork and Beans,
and Hulled Coru Hominy.
B. Ti m m ons.
Nothing superior to our "White
Wanted: A good home-raised
horse. Apply to
F. N. K. Bailey.
The Aetna and Continental are
two among the largest Fire In
surance Companies in tho world.
E. J. Norris, Ag!.
Don't neglect your
Statistics show tha
alone over 200 people
And most of these
be living now if they li
You know ' how
cough or cold.
ctfully announce to our
ally throughout Edgefield
Holstein hns bought a half
of the old and honored
if G. L. P?N"N &SON.
lis personal attention and
The name and style of
?NN & HOLS 'EIN. -
nd patrons foi ?1 eb long
ion in the pas ve now
hat the future . 1 find us
nnd enterprising in busi
Free Library ?ut of Debt.
Tba Valentino party that was
giv*n in the opera* house on Fri
day evwing accomplished ?h.*?
i.'iirpope for which it was given,
j thar of raising funda to relieve
?M?e Fr-e Library of ali indebted'
I ness. Not o rt] y have all dobts
hei-n paid but all expeuees haw*
been paid to April tba 1st. We
congratulate the ladies upon the
splendid success of their enter
tainment. Owi?g to the sickness
of a portion of The Advertiser's
: force, we are unable to publish a
detailed account of tho Valentine
Master Marion ?. "Wright The Au
In publishing the essay last
week on "The uses of Cotfou Seed
Products," we stated that Miss
Marion A. Wright was the author,
when it ebould have beeD Master
Marion A. Wright. The South
Carolina- Cotton Seed Crushers
Association offered a priz? for the
beal essay upon the above theme,
bv the pupils of the schools of tho
statp. Marion, who is a pupil of
the Trenton High School entered
the contest, and while his admira
bly written essay did not receive
one of the capital priz s, Mr. B.
JF. Taylor, secretary of the asso
ciation, wrote him a letter com
plimenting him upon tbe essay
and enclosed a check as a prize.
Mr. Taylor was sb favorably im
pressed with the essay that he
mailed it to The Advertiser, fo
pablicatiou. He stated ip bis let
ter that the author was Miss Mari-,
ou A. Wright, of Trenton. So it
was in this way that the error oe
curred. Marion, who is au exoeod
i ugly bright youth, as is evidenced
by tho essay in question, is a
brother-in-law of Superintendent
of Education W. D. Holland, and
is a pupil of Prof. G. F. Long.
The essay also reflects credit upon
the very excellent manner in
which Marion has been and is
The Aetna has thp largest (Capi
tal Stock of all Companies.
E. J. Norris, Agt.
To The Public:
We are ready to store your cot
ton and make liberal advances on
?ame-Sell you your wagons, and
buy your cotton 6eed. We solicit
Adams Warehouse Co.
W. E. Lott, Manager.
FOR SALE : 100,000 feet of
Rough Lumber at the iate home
of Col. T. C. Morgan. Apply to
N. C. Long, Cleora, S. C., or
W. H. Morgan,
Johnston, S. C.
Large stock of mattings in many
"beautiful patterns. A small sum
invested in pretty matting will
add to the beauty and comfort of
Ramsey & Jones.
Suffering & Dollars Saved.
E S Loper, of Marilla, N. Y.,
says: "lam a carpenter and have
had many severe cuts healed by
Buckleu's Arnica Salve II has
saved me suffering and dollars. It
is by far the bast healing salve I
have ever found." Heals burns,
sores, ulcers, fever sore*>, eczema
and piles. 25c at G L Penn & Son
W E Lynch & Co. druggists.
t in New York City
die every week from
tad not neglected the
r quickly Scoff9s
s you to throw off a
t Ste. AND $140. .
- -f- - ? . _
Will BeFreely Used.
den. Thomas. WV Carwile, who
repVc-Beiits tho Swift Fertilizer
Works, ba* been at home for sev
eral duys. The^Adverliser's r?p
ree|ntativ9 qu"8tioued bim con
c^r?ingthe o^ramid for fertilizers
thi?aeason, ns cm pared with for
meByears, and be replied that iu
hisopiuion the .farmers will u?e
every ton they c<n g t.
Leap-Year Valentine Party.
As ih? expp-nsion goes, the co'
lege students had ?le lime of their
lives on Friday evening last, the
occasion being a leap-year Valen
tina party. The young ladies ex
tended invitations and escorted
the young men to the chapel ;
th'en made love to them and
firially popped the quotion. A
very unique and exciting contest
was held. After the young ladies
had "proposed," the young men
ballotted for the young ladies who
in\tbeir judgment popped the
question in the most approved
manner. A connt of the votes re
edited in a tie between Mus Tib
bie Padgett aud Miss Maggie
Shaffer. They cut for the prize, a
beautiful heart-shaped box of
cao'ly, and Miss Shaffer won.
Th? parlors and halls were v<ry
tastefully decorated, carrying out
the Valentine idea The young
ladies provr-d to be montcharmii g
hosleeee3. Hot chocda'e and a
luncheon consisting of several
courses were served.
We sell the "Hackney" and
'Old Hickory" wagons, which have
stood the severest test in this sec
tion for mauy years. Two cars now
on tue road. '
Ram se} & Junes.
When you need a buggy try a
Pieck Hill, or Hackney, or Colum
bus, cr a Tyson and Jones. No
stronger line of buggies can be
lound io this section. Large as
sortment to select from.
Ramsey & Jones.
Large stock of euameled ware
and chinaware of all kinds-the
kiud every household needs.
R. T. Scurry.
We always carry complete as
sortment of fresh drugs and give
especial attention to all prescrip
tions sent us. A share of your
Spectacles made up to suit your
particular need at lowest possible
Geo. F. Mim8, .
Edgefield. S C
Just received delightful Roast
ed Coffee, 15 to 25 cents per pound.
N Timmons Bros.
Back From New York.
Mr. Bod Mrs. W. H. Turner
returned from Now Yolk on Mon
day, whore they epent two weeks
purchasing the spring stock for
the Corner Store. . Mr. Turner
waa agreeably surprised to find
cotton goods so much cheaper
thau'formerly. He says that with
tbe exception of one or two lines
he wiil be able to seH goods this
season as low as they were sold
three years ago. Mr. Turner has
made larger purchases than hy
ever made before for the spring
season. The new goods are al
Large Shipment of Plants.
Quit* a number of merchauts in
this section are dealing in cabbage
plants that are grown on the coast
just as they seil garden Feed or on
ion sets. The plants come by ex
press and are not kept long before
being transplanted. While at the
depot a few days ago the writer
saw a very large shipment of plants
that were consigued to Messrs. H.
W. & H. E. Quailes of Franklin.
This Urge lot of plants will fur
nish early pot-liquor for quite a
large number of families.
We Announce the formal
SPRING and SUMMER
Our Merchant Tailoring Department, which will be in
charge of a special Representative of
The Globe Tailoring C?.,
Makors of the Best in Tailoring
. CINCINNATI, OHIO.
February 26 and 27
Over 500 Suitings, Trouserings and Overcoatings will
be on display for your inspection
?Hay & Tum
Edgefield, S. C.
Orders taken for immediate or future delivery
Measures taken scientifically
6,000 yards of Embroid
eries and Lances
to. be sold for CASH at
These goods are just in from New York Importers and
consist of all of the newest designs. Come early and
bring the CASH, as that is what Y?re need.
GET YOUR LAUNDRY IN TUESDAYS
To New/Orleans, Mobile and
Pensacola,Via Southern Rail
Account Mardi Gran celebra
tions at New Orleans, La., Mo
bil*, Ala., and Pensacola, Fla ,
the Sou th ero Railway announces
the very low rate of one f?rBt-class
fare plus 25 cents for tbs ro?fld
trip. Tickets on sale February
26th, 27th, 28th and 29tb, inclu
sive ; March 1st and 2nd, inclu
sive, good to leave New Orleans
returniug not later than midnight
March lOtb, 1908. Stop-overs al
lowed going and returning.
For rates, detailed iuformritiorjJ
etc., apply to nearest Ticket A'gt..;
or uddrets '
J. C. Lu sk,
Division Passenger A'gt,
Charleston, S. C..
Large assortment of stationery
and writing material ofallfciode
i We invite the ladies to see our
"beautiful china closets. Nothing
in the large cities will surpass
Ramsey & Jones.
Very large ?tock of wagon and
b uggy harness. Let us supply you
Ramsey & Jones.
Another shipment of Sparrow's
a.nd Lowney's line candies just r?-.
Egg s For Sal?
8ingle-Co?ab Rhode Island
?Redsexclusively. If you waot
good, and useful fowls, that
are bred "for beauty, vigor,
good layLog qualities, and
standard p( lints, get tbe "Sin
gle-Comb ?leds." Eggs ?1.00
J. H. P. ROPER,
Edgefield, S. C
We would be glad for the
housewives to see our. large stock
of Crockery. We have plain tfod
decorated ware, and can supply
the oeeds of every home.
Ramsey & Jone*.
Have you tried'our "Lord Cas
per'' c ? garB-nothing, better.
Neighbor) jod Favorite.
Mrs. E D Charles, of Harbor,
Maine, speaking of Electric Bit
ters says :'"It it? a neighborhood
favorite here with us." It deserves
to be a favorite everywhere. It
giv^8 quick relief in dyspepsia,
liver complaint, kidney derange
ment, malnutrition, nervousness,
weakness and goueral debility.
Its action on the blood, as a thor
ough purifier makes it eepecially
useful as a spring medicine. This
grand alternative tonic is sold un
der guarantee at G L Penn & SOD
W E Lynch ?it Co. drug stores 50c.
Plow gear, breast chainp, fifth
chaios and stretcher-chaiua at
Keeping Open House.
Everybody is welcome-when we
feel good ; and we feel that way
only when our digestive organs
H re working properly. -Dr. King's
New Life Pills regulate the notion
of stomach, liver and bowels so
perfectly on? can't help feeling
good when houses these pills. 25c
at G I Penn & Son W E Lynch
& Co. drug stores. :
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD,
By J D Allen, Probate Judge. -
Whereas, B F danton, W F
West and E J Mundy have made
suit to me, to grant them Letten
of Administration of the Estate
and effects of R J Johnson, dee'd.
These Ara Therefore, to cite
and admonish all and singular
the kindred and Creditors of the
said R J Johnson,' deceased,, that
they be and appear before me, in
the Court of Probate, to be held
at Edgefield C. H., S. G., on the
4th day of March next, after pub
licatioo hereof, at ll o'clock in
the forenooD, to show cause, if
auy they have, why the said Ad
ministration should not be
Given under my hand this, 17th
day of February 1908.
J. D. ALLEN, J. P. E. C.
Use Fertilizers of the Best Manufacturers, make
good crops and build up your lands. The remedy
for the prevailing scarcity of labor is to
?ke on One Acre what
Two Acres Formerly
The way to do this is to use liberally Fertilizers
sold, this season by
? Use Royster's Farmers Bone. Use Armour's
? Blood and Bone goods. Use Patapsco, Mastodon
1 and Georgia Formula. Use Wilcox, Gibbes &<?o's
H Manipulated Manures. Besides, these we can give
% you the goods of other old and Reliable Manufact
urers. Use Kainit, use Nitrate of Soda, Lime, Top
We appreciate the liberal patronage we have
had from our farmers for the past few years, and
hope to be able to serve them for 1908.
Get our prices.
If you are in need of Horses and Mules we m*
vite you to*cal7 and inspect these?
We have in our stables from the cheapest Ten
nesee mules to the very best Kentucky mules.
Therefore, weare in a position to fill all orders.
We can also supply you with good horses. Large
lot to select from, and our prices are right. Our
experienced buyer'has just returned from the West
where he bought to the best possible advantage and
you get the benefit of our large experience and
B. L. Jones &