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WEDNESDAY, SSPT. 16, 1908.
ss Effie Sheppard baa been
iting frienda in Aiten.
-Miss Lena Holstein has come
iq spend tome time iu Edgefield.
f We publish this week the quar
terly statements of -the Farmers
Bank and the Bank of Trenton.
Mils Annie Walker, of Coch-'
ran, Ga., is visiting her sister,
lira. J. R. CED te J ou.
?; JMHB .Mobley who is to have
charge of Mr. J. Rubenstein'e '
millinery department arrived fro*n
Look in the windows of Messrs
Rives Bros. as yon pass and you
will tes some of the early and
very pretty faU styles m millinery.
J?r. Fred -Doboy of Aiken was j
married on Friday oveniug last to j
Mi?B Katherine Gordon Kiddell
of Augusta. They will make their j
home in Augusta.
Our liitle frieod? Miss Frailees
Bnrgags was elected vice-president
of the state Loyal. Temperance j
Legion at the^conventiou in Baui
berg. She is a very* zealous tem
??e Qprner Stored "Pr?o?ama- j
tion^appears in this issue. Mr.
W. H. Turner is aggressive and
progressive. He knows bow to buy j
and he knows how to sell. In ois j
advertisement, this week he tells
tae shoppers of certain bargains
thai they can't afford to miss.
Miss Anna Belle Morgan, the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Morgan, has been engaged
to teach the school; at Round,
Colloton couuty. Miss Anna Belle
graduated from the S. C. C. I.
last May'and .ia well fitted forcer
duties as teacher.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Durst at
tended the Association at Moun
tain Creek on Friday, making the
trip from' Greenwood in their]
Hr. W. A. Tiramerman who bas
been serving the town as marshal
in the mill village has moved to
Newberry, and as sb many of the
operatives have moved away it is
probable-?bat no other marshal
will be elected for the preseut.1 ;^
MipsXjzz ie M im s who graduated
from thej$. C> it?. I."last summer
is spending a few days iu -Edge
field. She has been er gaged to
teach the M od oe school aud will
suter upon her duties about Octo
ber the first.
Bev. W?..B. Hatcher, of Rich
mond, who conducted a series of
?neetings' in the Baptist church
about two years ago will conduct
a mering at Saluda the latter
part^sf ^September:' " .
Miss Josie Sheppard lias.been
engaged to teach the school at
Gray Uourt, S.\ (3. The session
do?8 not begin till the first of Oc
Governor Ansel has appointed
E J Norris, J W Hardy, and Jno.
V Cooper as Couoty and Stat?
Election : Commissioners, and B
D Kitehiugs, James DeLaughter
and J^F Pty ne a? Federal Elec
tion Commispiou?ra to .serve fot|
the ensuing two yea?. ;
Wanted: To purchase three
?cod milch cows, fresh to pail ;
-must he. tbrep-gallor, cows., I am
alto ra the markpffor ?ome shoats.
F. N. K. Bailey.
- The season at Caesar's Head
hotel having closed yesterday,
Miss Hettie Sheppard will be at
home again in a abort while. She
will visit rei a'i veg i j Greenwood
before com i pg to Edgefield.
Dr. W. Ei Prescott believes in
keeping abreast of the times. He
lias recently' made improcements
upon his large gio house and has
ju&t purchased three of the latest
improved 6Q?saw gins to take the
place of the gins that he has-been
using. The capacity of his gin?
Bery will be something like thir
ty-five bales per day, ^nd you can
rely upon those new gins to clean
the seed. . .
We solicit* your prescription
business. Utmost care is exer
cised in compounding prescrip
tions and only pure, fresh drugs
are used: Ohr prices are very
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
. & successors to' -
G. L. Penn & Son.
Mr. James E. Hart announces
that be bas just pct on sale a case
of very fine, all-wool North Caro
lina blankets.. Cold ^weather is
certain to come, and yon t will
need a foll supply of all-wool
blankst?. Better make your pur
chases now while Mr. Hart is
telling them very low. Remember |
that whatever : comes from the
Hart store is always dependable- ]
jost at represented.
PRESCRIPTIONS our special
ty. We solicit-your Prescriptions,
"WE GUARANTEE pure drugs,
abeu rate compounding, and rea
sonable prices, i
W -E. LYNCH ?r CO.
Capt. J. Ham pden B rook s
?pant a portion of last week in
JCdjp?fi*dd as the guest of Gen. M.
13. Butler. Capt. Brooks do?-s not
come to Edgefinld as of tao as in
days gone by, before Greenwood
county wan formed, but wben be
does come he receives a royal
welcome. He has ably ser?ed
Greenwood as state senator during
the past four years but declined
to stand for re-election last spring
?a account of iii health.
fl ?rjcff- J;&^ShepDnrd and Miss
iMaXcio ?re'at Hot Springs, N. C.,
Ilor a.stay of several weeks.
The ladies ot-Horn's Creek
church realized the .eum ot' $12
from the sale of ice cream and
cake Saturday afternoon.
-. Mrs. John K. Aull is among the
Nrisitore in Edgefield andie being
very affectionately greeted by her
.?*? ?* ~~ '.?
Rev. 0. L. Striogfield will
preach in the Baptist church on
[Sunday morningi??xt and iu the
Methodist church' at 4:30 in the
a uer noon.
7 Mr. Cuttiuo Mellicbamp, a
-graduate of the' S. C. C. I., has
been elected principal of the Red
Hill Behool and Miss Weiaoua
Strom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
1 Charles Strom, bas been chosen
as the assistant teacher. The wri
i Ur knows these two^youug people
'quite welland we feel assured that
they will- render f?ithfui/conociet?
?. D. Cs. to Meet V.
The Daughters of-.the. Confed
eracy will have their??rq.t.-meeting
of the fall, at the b?uie of Mrs. j
D. Holstein, Satofday. Septembej
19th, at 4:30 o'clock. Arl mern
bers are requested to" be present,
as officers will be elected ?pr the
eosUjittg Syfcar. ' \T-K;'
X: ....M?s.'3?i G. -Evansj Pres.
Mrs. J. DrflLolstein, Sec.
The Official Totals. .
The official connt of the votes
cast in tho second primary Was
made by the executive committee
on Thursday last and thia, totals
are as follows;:
"& McO Simkins, 1106; M P
Wells, 1160;-S T Williams, 1053;
W.(?0^^901 ; W R.Sweari?igen,
775 ; R J Moultrie, 871 ; J H Reel,
814; Wv-D - Holland', 6K?; A R
Nicholson, 1051 ; James DeVore,
$11 ; J NaGwffisi 973; J O Herin,
835; WG Wells, 710; G H Seig
ier, 718; P'A Pruitt, 946.- .
As the officials of the Edgefield
Manufacturing Company are un
able to say when the mill will re
sume operation, the operatives are
seeking employment elsewhere.
Th^.follow.iog;wi?I 1 leave withjtheir j
families for Newberry to-day
Messrs.,M C Jackson, M S Banks,
Henry Banks, Walter Dom, Ed
Holt, Lonnie Ti m merma*), Will
Jackson sod Mr. Turner. Mr. Geo.
Timmerman will joio Mr. Elijah
Timmermau iu Westminster, and
we have been informed that other
families -will leaVe soon.
Notice of Executive Committee
A meeting- of the Executive
Committee pf the Democratic par
ty, of Edgefield couuty is hereby
called for Saturday, September)
19, 1908,,. at.11 o'clock a. m. at
Edgefield court house for the.pur
pose of deciding a contest which'I
has been filed f-8 to the'election Of |
magistrate of the eecop.p;district.
Every member; ia. urged tp~h
present? "' ?<:* ^ "
. Bv E. Nicholson.
Gentry Bros. Coming Wednes
n?sday, September 23rd.
An announcement that will be
of interest ter all lovere of good
clean amusement is the fact that
the Gentry Bros., will exhibihhere
Wednesday, ^September 23rd. Tbe
Gentry organization; bas lo?g been
known as one of the most honest
ly conducted, and most elaborate
ly produced tented exhibitions of
the present day, and the manage
ment are noted for their clean
methods of doing business. The
name, of Gentry stands for' all
that ls high class about a show, j
and th**public -have long rec
ognized ^"b is attraction as. the best
"Little Show'7 extent. ; ;
For Rent: Two5-room cottages
and 3 rooms iu another cottage.
Mrs. P. S.DuBoBe.
? . . Are Ton Employed?
If you desire a position that
wilL . give you a good cbmp*tfsa?
tion, it will b9 to your interest
to com m u u icato aa indic?t?d be
? i - .. Er.C. Barrett,
.-. ? ,: Aiken, S. C.
Girmery-Notie?. \ ,
I desire the public to know that
I have charge of Mr. D. B. HoI
lingsworth's Ginnery this season...
Will clean your seed - thoroughly
and make you a gopd sample for
30 cents, per hundred. [ I pay the
Edgefield market price tor.seed '
. I solicit a sb aro of your busi
S. C. SEIGLER.
Special Sale of Panama Skirts. *k
* Here's an offering in nice-new
Panama Dress Skirts ?t^hjch^wjll
interest every/ W^1T'^dt^a^d^ w?
man. Just calculate . the amount'
you save and* 'th-'n "come and see
how pretty these skirts really are
and how beautiful-'they're tailor
ed. Made .of high' class Panama
cloth. Regular JEft at $5.50. Will
also offer you a handsome A i r. e of
Voile skirls. The -$12.50 kind at
When you need a buggy try. .a
Rock Hill, or Hackney, or Colum
bus, or a Tyson and Jones. No
stronger linn'bf. ? buggies can be
lound in this section. Large as
sortment to select from.
Ramsey & Jones.
Cotton Gin Insurance.
l am ready to insure Gins agaiust
fire: System gins, steam gins,
gasolene engine gins, water gins,
horse.gins, ordinary gins, old style
?ins. Drop me a postal.
E. J. Norris.
Death of Mr? Jay;
Mrs. R. M. Jay died Saturday
night at the hom4 of Ker mother
io Laugley. For many months
she had bf.en a patient Huffer?r.
Several weeks ago her husband
acting -upon tho advice of the
physician carried her to Langley,
thinking th9 change would prove
beneficial. She grew stead i ly woree
until death brought relief. Before
her marriage Mrs. Jay was Miss
Spiers. The interment took place
Sunday afternoon at Langley.
Death of Mr. Edward A. Mims.
" Mr. Edward A. Mirna passed
away .suddenly Sunday night at
his home in Washington, D. C.,
where he has resided during the
past fourteen years. Hie? relatives
in Edgefield had not been inform
ed of his illness, and were greatly
shocked by the announcement of
h is death. His remains w;re in
terred Wednesday morning in tue
cemetery at Johnston.
Mr. Mims, known by his Edge
field friends as "Bubber" Mims,
was the eldest son of the lamented
Dr. E J. Mims, and is survived
bv a wife, two daughters, Mrs.
Thomas Billings, of Macon, Ga.,
and Mrs. Lillian Patterson, or
Barnwell, aud ono son, Mr. James
Mims, of St. Louis, aud two sis
ters, I^p. M. E. Walker, and Mrs.
'A~. C. Mobley, of Johnston.
. .Mr, Mims' death makes another
break-in the ranks of the Confed
erate veterans. He rendered gal
lant service during the entire four
years of the Civii '.Var, having
left Edgefield to go to the frout
with the Edgefield Hussars, under
command of Capt. M. C. Butler.
List of Magistrates.
.....?As the recent primary made
s?nie changes in the magistrates
ofibe couuty, we publish here
with the names of those who am
to sorve for the ensuing two yearsi
1st district, N L Brimson; 2nd
district, W B Posey ; 3rd district,
J G Mobley; 4th district, W W
Miller; 5th district, John R
Blackwell; 61b district, R L
Bodie; 7th distrist, A Gilchrist;
8th district, A C Ouzts.
None of the candidates for
magistrat vin the second district
having received a majority in the
first primary, Mr. W. B Posey
and Mr. Wallace W. Wise wer?
in the second reo?. The former
received 119 votes aud the latter
115 votes in the eecoud primary.
Mr. Posey having received a r/ra
joiity of 4, he-was declared einet.
f?. We have beni informed that
Mr. Wise will contest the election
on the ground that more votes
wera cast at Johnson than should
have been cast. As the result in
this race has been contested, WH
give the vo*e in full* as cast in the
second primary :
Bacon 15 27
Edgefield ^ 6 ll
Hampton 0 5
Johnston 12 0
Johnston 2 34 17
Long Brauch 1 1
Ropers 0 1
Shaw - 61 , 53
Total 119 115
We always carry complete as
sortment of fresh drugs and give
especial attention to all prescrip
tions sent us. A share of your
State of South Carolina,'.
County of Edgefield.
By J.D Allen, Probate Judge.
Whereas Bunch E Tim merman
has made suit to me, to graut bim
letters of administration of the
estate and effects of Connor C
These are therefore, to cite nod
admonish aJJ uhd singular the
kindred and creditors of the said
Connor C Smoak, deceased, that
they be aud appear before me, in
the Court of Probate, *ro be held
at Edgefield, S C, on the 1st day of j
^October next," after publication
hereof,.at ll o'clock in the fore
noon, to show cause, if any they
have, why the'said administration
should not. be granted^ Given un
der my hand this 12th day of
September, 1 908. /
J D Allen,
Georgia Seed Rye.
May & Prescott.
9 pounds of soda for 25 cents.
May & Prescott
Large fat 16 oz. mackerel 10c.
. ? * "May & Prescott.
Delicious fish roe.
May & Precott.
Very large <*tock of trunks, suit
cases arid traveling bags. Let us
supply your needs. <?)ar pricue are
RAMSEY & JONES
1$ ^Iplyards'Snd balances. .
V': ' May & Prescott.
< For Rent: A se ven-roo m r?si
dence. Apply to
: ; ?'. .:-4 . J. L. Mims.
We^bave just received a brge
assortment of jewelry and silver
ware, in the latest designs from
the most up-to-date, and most re
liable manufacturers in the coun
try. We/ invite you to call aud
inspect these goods.
RAMSEY & JONES
Simply the visible sic
g? are not forming rapidly
<Q? Lack of nourishment
4> ]Scotfs Emulsi
jr entire system. Stimulai
j? Exactly what baby n
X ALL DRUGGISTS) 50c
Drat h of Rev. George Shaffer.
'Profound sorrow prevailed in
Edgefiold on Friday last amen?
the fri-ndsot Rev. Georg * Shaffer,
wheo it became known that he
was dead. His Edgefield friends
knew nothing of hie illness. In
fact the membars of hie house
hold did not realize t hat he was
seriously ill unlit a very short
while before death claimed him.
Rev. Mr. Shaffer was filling a
pastorate uear Denmark, S. C.,
and contracted malarial fever a
fe*v weeks ago. His body was laid
to rest in the cemetery at Den
Mr. Shaffer leaves a wifo and
six children, four BOOR aud two
daughters. The oldest is a lad of
pighteen and the youngest is a
little girl of four years. We have
been informed that M Shaffer
contemplates moving t dgefield
lo make ber home so el an send
her children to cu pleudid
school. Edgefield will cteud to
her a very cordial welcome. We
[trust that nothing will cause her
to chaDge ber plans.
Rev. George Shaffer was a
brother of our friend Mr. J. M.
Shaffer, of McKendree, and the
devotion that existed between
the?e two brothers was beautiful
They grew up together as boys,
axd a* they b?came young men
laborpd together for their Master
io McKendree church and com
munity. Finally, God called oue
m?o the ministry, aud he went
from the old home. Tba other re
mained and continued his Chris
tian service as a layman, and
while they have been separated
the two have still been very nea'
to each other in spirit, in brother
ly love. The Advertiser b?as to
extend profound sympathy to the
brother who is left.
Athlectic Club Formed.
For some time the matter of or
ganizing an athletic c'ub and fit
tiug up a gymnasium has been
discussed by a number of young
men of the towu. The matter as
sumed definite phape at a meet
iug held on Monday night, at
which an organization was effect
ed by the election of Mr. J G|
Holland, president; Mr. A A
Glover, vice-president* Mr. W E
Lynch, secretary and Mr. Lovick
Minis treasurer. The hoard of di
rectors is composed of Messrs. J
FI Tompkins. H P Brigman and
VE'Mims. A committee t-onsi-t
i ne of Me?sr?. J G Holland, J C
.Sheppard, Jr., and J H Tom pk i ni
evas appointed to prepare a Con
stitution and by-laws.
The following members hay
been eurolled: A A Glover, L T
May, C E May, J L Mime, WTj
Prescott, B L Mime, J H Tomp
kins, W E Lynch, J H Hilton, C
B Key, M L Stevens, H P Brig
man, D V Anderson, V E Mirna,
W L Duuovaut, Jr., Law Hill, C
W McCrearv, F -C Hodges, Allen
T Samuel, J C Cogburn, P L Cog
lum, H L Cogburn, J C Sheppard,
J , J 0 Sheppard, ? V Lewis, R
Tbe next" meeting will be held
in the opera house Friday night
at 8 o'clock. The young men are
very much encouraged over the
outlook and feel confident that at
an early day they will have a]
reasonably well equipped gymna
sium, where they can pass their]
leisure time taking systematic ex
ercise. Encourage them in their
very worthy undertaking.
Let The Advertiser job office
do your printing. New tvpe, new
borders, new ornaments just re
ceived. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Guaranteed razors from $1.50
.to -$3 50, also strops and brushes
May & Prescott.
All persons holding claims
against tbe estate of Joseph J.
Holland, deceased, are hereby no
tified to present the Bame, duly at
tested, to Sheppard Bros., our at
torneys. All persous indebted to
sa'd estate are requested to make
paymett to either of tho under
Jas. A. Holland,
B. S. Holland.
Special Prices Prevail.
The time for replenishing the
wardrobes of the boys and girls
who are going away lo school is
here. And we want the parents to
know that we can supply their
needs. We have sboee, hosiery,
underwear and all of tb? many
little things that are needed.
Special prices on all*bleached
goods, which means that we can
save you money. New fall goods
now arriving. We have never pur
chased a stock to better advan
tage than when iu New York re
J. W. Peak.
Buist's Turnip Seed.
We have just received a fresh
supply of Buist's Celebrated Tur
nip seed, Ruta Baga, Golden Ball,
Flat Dutch, Aberdeen Seven Top
Penn & Holstein.
G. L. Penn & Sou.
For Sale: The Old Saluda Hotel
16 rooms, recently overhauled and
repainted, in first-class condition,
For terms, etc., apply to
Jones & Son.
rn that baby's tiny bones
is the cause.
on nourishes baby's
tes and makes bone,
, AND $1.00
are eminently pr
Colors from $2.00
It's to your besl
- School hose at
when you read i
at other stores f<
Yet when you se
These Hose ar
the quality is th<
hind them the C
They are sold <
other hose. WI
wish to impress
. That's the poii
We have a f e^
Watch for our
Statement of the Condition of
The Farmers. Baak
located at Edgefield," S. C., at the
close of business September, 11th, 1908.
Loans and Discounts ? $241,474 92
Overdrafts 8,186 03
Banking House 2,500 00
Furniture and Fixtures 1,540 00
Due from Banks and Bankers : 13,306 70
Currency " 2,102 00
Gold 480 00
Silver, Nickels and Pennies 1,230 20
Checks and Cash Items 247 66
Capital Stock Paid in
Undivided Profits,-less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Banks and Bankers
Individual Deposits Subject
Total $271,067 51
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD,
Before me came W, H. Harling,
Cashier of the above named ba:.k who,
being duly sworn, says the above ^ and
foregoing statement is a true condition
of said bank, as shown by the books of
W. H. HARLING.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 14th day of September, 1908.
Edwin H. Folk, (L. s.)
Not. Pub. S. C.
A. E. PADGETT,
W. B. PENN,
EDWIN H. FOLK.
We have made a specialty of
Farm Loans for more than 18 years.
We are prepared to accommodate
Write for particulars.
James Frank & Son,
A Sore-enough Knocker.
J, C Goodwin, of Reidsville, N.
C. says: 'Bucklen's A.rnica Salve
is a sure-enough knocker for ul
cere. A bad one came on my leg
last summer, bot that wonderful
salve knocked it out in a few
rounds. - Not even a scar remain
ed." Guaranteed for piles, sores,
bums, etc. 25c at W E Lynch &
Co., Penn & Holstein, successors
to G L Peuu & Sou, B Timmons
They Take The Kinks Out.
"I have used Dr King's New
Life Pills for many years, with
increasing satisfaction. They take
the kiuks out of stomach, liver
and bowels, without fuss or fric
tion," says N H Brown, of Pitts
field, Vt. Guaranteed satiafaotorv
at W E Lynch & Co., Penn &
Holstein, successors to G L Peuu
& Son drug stores, 25c.
?m?c>? ?SM ?-m
will be worn by many
oper. You can find tl
t interest to know aboi
: 15c pair. Nothing very new
t. You see 25c hose offered
or 15c and it appears bigger,
e the hose SIDE BY SIDE it
e fresh from the mill. In fact
ire, the style is there and be
orner Store's guarantee,
closer to actual cost than any
len we say real 15c hose we
the word REAL '
nt to the story.
j pieces left, the best sta
advertisement next wee
you for past bx
/. H. Turner
Jest Machines Made.
I desire to inform.the Edge
field public tbat I am agent for
two of the best sewi?g ma
chines made, the Singer and
Wheeler and Wilson. I make
my headquarters at the store of
Messrs. May & Tompkins. If
you naed a machine I shall be
glad to call at your home. Prices
and terms reasonable.
L. G. QUARLES.
Edgefield, S. C.
Cotton Ginning, Notice to the
The Edgefield Manuf acturing
Company id thoroughly equipped
to gin and pauk cotton. A large
new Hamilton Corliss engine of
great power bas been put io and
all the gins and other machinery
has just been overhauled and re
paired. Meal, bulls and other
products will be exchanged for
cotton seed or wood.-Your patron
age is solicited and your cotton
will be ginned speedily and with
Edgefield Manufacturing Com
pany, per R. L. Walker, manager.
A superb line of pocset knives.
Boker's and Miller Bros;' both
stag and pearl haudlos.
May & Prescott.
' Fresh shipment of Harris Litbia
Water $1.50 for 5 gallons; Glenn
Springs Water $1.75 for 5 gallons.
How to Get Strong.
P J Daly, of 1247 W. Congress
St., Chicago, tells of a way to be
come strong: He says: "My
mother, who is old and was very
feeble, is deriving so much beoe
fit from Electric Bitters, that I
feel it's my duty to tell those who.
need a tonic and strengthening
medicine about it. In my moth
er's case a marked gain flesh has
resulted, insomnia has been over
come and she is steadily growing
stronger." Electric Bitters quick
ly remedy stomach, liver ariid kid
ney complaints. Sold under guar
antee at W E Lynch & Co., Penn
& Holstein, successors to G L
Penn & rion, 3 Timmons drug
Have you tried our 15 and 25
cen? s parched coffee.
Nothing equals Argo Salmon
for the price
Delightful lye hominy in cans.
Best green coffee iu town 2
pounds for 25 cents.
Nothing better than <Wbite
Dove ?nd Swift's Premium Hump.
Very large assortment of fine
chewing and smoking tobacco.
Try our Lord Cacper Cigars.
Improved Fruit Jars and extra
Best Toilet soaps and toile*
Try our Sun-Proof. Paints, all
again this season, hence Long Gloves
lem at the Corner Store in the leading
at it .It's to your interest to buy only
High time to purchase early fall Neck fix
ings. Corner Store as usual, is showing a
strong line of new fads, viz: high niching ull
colors, tourist niching in all colors and white,
the new tassel end string ties. Embroider
ed and plain Laen collars, sizes 12 to 13 1-2
Also the new Merry Widow and wire hair
frames, hair brushes, shell pins, fancy combs
We also offer for a few days only, 1.000
yards mill end Sea Island 36 inches wide at
indard calico at 5c yard.
?k, twill be full of many items at attract
isiness and wish to merit
j- . *v
September the 23rd.
20-T: SUCCESSFUL YEAR.
E?igg?Wffi? BAIN QR SHINE
mmm?mm THE FAMOUS EUROPEAN FEATURE
THE GREAT STEINER TROUPE,^i?
M'SELLE De O ESC H "QOEEI OT THE Al" RM UK.
THE COMEDY WEYLERS, FBOM BITAl TI?TBE SAKtUfl^
mnOME TICKET ADMfTS TO AUjm
GRANDEST OF ALL STREET PARADES