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?. h. M IMS, - - - EDITOR
ONE ?EAE $150
SIX MONTHS .75
AVfi?NESDAtf, OCT. 28, 1908.
r Tb" greater the difficulty/""|
-the more ?lory in surmounting Jj
it.-Skillful-pilots gain their j?
I reputation from storms, and I
"purrah, for the peerless Bryan!
"y How. . .do you like ' our new
"On to the White. .House,'' say
.... Straight whiskey generally , make
. .a crooked man.
. . The Ad-vertiser ia approaching the
"^Fonr ;score inarki but hew blood
l'c'o?^es~its''Ve?ns. ; ' . -
--.7. : ' ??- " . ? I .
^ -^onth Carolinians have planked
. do^h^aiout ?8,000 for Democracy.
That's- loyalty .iii" a. visible, tan gible
iorm.. : . ;
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-r^ifrTbe Advertiser AS new .through
out this week: Xew form, new type,
? hew rules, new- borders, new news,
: everything new:
" "Watch for improvements from
"'.?ieek toNveek. It is our purpose to
-jpflblish a .paper, that will be tl ic
: ;peer:of any weekly in the state.
lita -ffdgefieldT-hotli town and coun
: ty^will send a large representa
tion to the Georgia-Carolina fair to
be held in 'Augusta next week.
' A good: cotton market draws the
cotton from many miles. That's why
. ildgefield's public square is crowded
-almost every, day with cotton laden
i An up-to-date air ship can be. pur
chased for- something like ?4,000.
Wonder what "high flyer" in Sonth
Carolina will* be the fitrt to purchase
V.; The "ears"' of the W. C. T. JJ
.. . drinking : trough must ;burn inces
-santlyV:People are talking, about it
- (saying nice things) all tho time.
We, nave recently received sever
al whiskey advertising propositions.
But liquor advertisements can't get
into our. columns for "jove or mon
. _ /TWjien one butts his cheekbone!
-against;a gate standing open on the;
.-.flide..walk 2 these, dark, nights, and
Incidentally- sees forty million stars,
'"it makes him think, along With nn
*" printable " thoughts, that the city
; jordmance. against gates opening on
s the johtside , should . be revived and
Growth and Enlargement.
Since this newspaper was es
v t?ibTish?d in 1835 it has been pub
' E l?sH?cl in folio form until this week.
.. The, ? Advertiser greets .its readers
M this week in the popular seven-col
umn quarto form. The change has.!
,been:?contemplated for. some, time
3but not until.recently did we feel so
urgently the necessity of the change.
. Our/advertising patronage increased
--.soiremendousij' it became, impera
. frye that , we have morie space. Fur
thermore; the new form will afford
additional.space for reading matter]
and better, position for our adverti
We'have recently improved our|
" plant* by pf^rchasing several hiui
d^d^doliars" worth of new type and
' ..ncSundry, printing material, which will
a Ifr'^enabie us in future to issue a4>etter
'and1 more attractive paper fromi a
'"-.mecriahical 'standpoint. . Almost I
. ?jevery lineof . type in this issue .is
j? fresh;from the. foundry. v
..ii?n Our: facilities for doing job
~ printing Jrave also been greatly
'^improved. Additional improve*
j j.'*, ' menta are., already being planned;
:o .The |act is, the. >writer will not stop
-I Short of making; The Advertiser's
equipment th?', best in this section
"" of'the state.'
Where Bullets Flew:
.li/iH* >jlln.<'V.'j:-.T;.;i.rr, '? .'? )?-."'.' .
: i David Parker, of Fayette, N. Y.,
a veteran of tba ? civil war, who
---. . 'lost a ioot . at ' Gettysburg, says :
"Tjiaigood . Electric Sitters have
done ie worth more than five hun
".^c<dred. dollars to rae. I spent much
. -money doct?ring. f?r a bad eas? of
ss i stomacht trouble, to Mttle purpose.
I then tried Electric Bitters, aud
di theyioored me. I now take them
suii fes-.a tonic, and.: tb*v . keep, me
vu* strong v and -well." 50c at WE
. Lynch -<fc G?;v B: Timmon.*, P^nn
& Holstein', successors tb Cr.lL'?
Pemi & Sou, drug St?res:
Closing Days of Court.
In the case of Mr.'W. J. Gaines
against Mr. L. Swearingen suit for
damages, the plaintiff contending
that the defendant employed a l?;
borer that'was under contract with
him, a verdict was rendered for the
The suit brought by Mr James S.
Stevens against the county for in
jury'that was received- -while e.ross
ingabridge resulted in a verdict of
#250 for the plaintiff. .1. William
Thurmond, ~Esrf., ^represented Mr.
Stevens, and B. E. Nicholson, Esq.*
The case of Mr. E. W. Samuel
against-the the town of 'Edgctield,
being an action for damages, for in
juries alleged to have been received
through a fall from a bridge near
the cotton mill, resulted in a verdict
of ?50 for Mr-Samuel. J. Wm.
Thurmond, Esq.', represented the
plaintiff and Sheppard Bros thc
Silver Medal Contest at Cleora.
Sunday afternoon was the appoint
ed time for the silver medal contest
at Cleora school.' This boniest was
arranged by the Woman's Christian
Temperance Union at Cleora, and
the contestants and selections were
as follows:-Miss Fannie L. Cheat
ham, "Put yourself in his place:"'
Miss Gladys Morgan, "A Temper
arme St?ry"; Miss Marie Morgan,
"The drinking house over the way";
Miss Janie E. Reel, "The three
homes"; Miss Grace T. Williams,
''One of the fallen".
The devotional exercises and pro
gram were conducted by Mr" 31. H.
Deal for the Woman's Christian
Temperance . Union. The judges
were Mr. J. T)- Hughey, of Reho
both, Mrs. J: Ii. Tillman, and M rs.
J. JJ. Minis, of Edgefi?ld.
' The young ladies all did weil, and
especially as they bad very little
time for .training. The beautiful
silver medal was presented by Mr.
J. D. Hughey to Miss Faunie Cheat
The Sunday School room was
beautiful in its decoration of autumn
leaves, and festooning in ' red white
and blue, with the white ribbon bow
arid W. C. T. IT. in white letters
o ver the rostrum. -1
The class of medal contestants
sang several temperance songs, and
have w doubt convinced some in
the audience of the great -evils-and
calamities .which follow strong drink
The young men of Cleora will con
test for a silver riiedal on 4th Sun
day in November. Miss Cleora
Brimson is president of the Young
Woman !s.... .Christian . Temperance
Union.. Mrs. W. T. Reel acted as
organist' and" Miss Jennie Cheatham
led the music of the choir.
V isitors Avere present from Reho
both, Berea, Gilgal and Edgelield,
This is only the beginning of a great
movement for tem pe ran ce and pro
hibition in the Cleora and adjoining
Mrs. J; L. Minis.
Mr. Llewellyn Hamilton Weds
Miss Lucy W. Briggs.
A very pretty and interesting event
of last Wednesday was the mar
riage of Miss Lucy Winslow Briggs,
of North Augusta, and Mr. Llewel
lyn Holloway Hamilton, of Edge
field. S. . C., the marriage , being
celebrated at noon at the home of
the bride in North Augusta.
The entire lower floor was beau
tifully decorated with palms, ferns,
southern smilax and quantities of
golden rod, the color scheme
throughout being green and yellow
The thrilling tones of wedding
march, played by Mrs. W. W.
Hamilton, announced the entrance
of thc bride and groom, and the
ceremony was impressively per
form^ by Rev. Dir: C. E. Burts.
Immediately after the ceremony
a'delicious buffet luncheon was
served'after which Mr. and Mrs.
Hamilton left for their home in
Ed geri eld.
The bride's travelling suit was a
very pretty and stylish one of pearl
gray cloth, with hat and gloves to
Miss Frances Briggs was assist
ed in receiving the guests by Miss
Bertha Knight and JM rs. Guy Bax
ley. Miss Briggs and Miss Knight
were daintily gowned in white and
blue mull dresses and Mrs; Baxley
wore a dress of black silk with lace.
Mrs. .Hamilton is the eldest
.daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Briggs and her sweet disposition
and brightness have made her be
loved by all who know her.
Mr. Hamilton is one of the'most
prosperous planters of Edgelield
and to both many'friends offer the
.' Among-the out-of-town guests at
the wedding were the Hon. W. W.
Hamilton and Mrs. Hamilton; Mr.
P. B. Mundy and Mrs: Mundy;
Dr. Guy Baxley and Mrs. Baxley:
Miss Frances Baxley and Miss Mary
Lou Baxley of Grovetown; 31 rs. A.
M: Bailey and Master Henry Ma
lorie Bailey, of Harlem; 31 ?ss I?er
tha Knight, of Mc Bean: Mr. and
Mrs; T. ET. Briggs, T. H. Briggs,
Jr., of Hephzibah; Mr. C. II. B.
Williams, Mr. Osman Williams and
Mr. Holland Hamilton, of Edge
rield.-Augusta Chronicle. I
We arp ready for the bunters,
wjtrha full stock of guus.-tdv-ll.-,
hungrig c lats, leggings, etc.
Ramsey it Jones." '
The.llnral parade on Friday will
be arranged in the following order:
Military/City Couneil, Bearden's
Band] The Press--thc Chronicle,
Thc Advertiser, Tho News. Trades
Display, Rigs, Horseback Hiders,
Senator Tillman at Home.
After, an absence <>i' nearly six
moifth? abroad. Senator and Mrs.
B. R. Tillman arrived at ?i?ir Tren
ton linnie Thursday hist. On Fri
day they held a delightful family
reunion. Senator Tillman's friends
are greatly rejoiced over his im
proved condition. Ife has been al
most entirely restored to his' accus
tomed strength and vigor.i
Edmunds . & May's Open Air
Messrs. A. A. Edmunds and L. Ti
May have purchased the restaurant
or lunch counter on Main Street
next door to the Timmons drug
store and will conduct a first class
place; They-will keep fresh oysters,
fish, meats of all kinds and will
serve them in the most acceptable
manner. When hungry drop in at
Edmunds & May's Open Air Ho
tel and make your wants known.
Their chef will please you.
She Had a Bad Cold.
, Geo-ge-'-Would you Ferham if
I should kiss you?" Jud jin
"'Now, George, you know very
vv-dl I hav^ such a cold I .-careelv
speak above a whisper."-Atlan
Notice to Greditors.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
County of Edenfield,
C> urf of Common Ph -m.
J A lie!hind , nd R S Rolland
.i* ?olm'u.i-1 ratois i-i lim i-Htur? nj
'?f.j.] fl.llhllid, d-'C 'M-ef'i, jiti-l io
tli^iv own right.
- Plnl'ntiffs ngH?opt.
Mrs. M'?j li? WM id), rt al
X- ticfi is her- by i/ivyn 'o whom
it in M v concern, ?ha? I ursuti-t to
i h* d??$r$R in thi" cans?*, ?r\ .
sons holding oliiinrw HVH.?ii?! ?he
i'-t.t.tM cf .i .1 Til * * 11 aid decpjt.-wl i.vte
h-re hy i<C|ui''"d fT, i r^s-n: r?nd
prove f-uch ol?im? hpfort? rvifl as
M?ster.on or bf?&rgj-he ?.0rh :d?? -cl'
No.vp.mber; 1 'JOS <>r ,fa;i!.ip81*^,0
d , they will he barred ' i/o tn rf
civi'ng onv port hin nf c >'?d ,.7
\V;F. . ROATH.- .
Mr-.ster Kdgefiaid Cornily.
\\ on ld Mortjr/igM Tb H Farm.
A. furnier on pur?! Rout" 2.
Empi'r?-. Ca.. W. A [Floyd by natue
says: ''Bockiejr'R- Arnie-. R?IIV'H1
cured the two woist sores I ev<ir
saw : one on. my hand and. oil" on
my lpg. It is worth pier? than its
weight in gold. I would nc" he
without it if I had to p-.ortHiige
?he farm to get it," Only 25 at
WE Lynch it Co., B Timmons,
Penn & Holstein, successors to G
L Penn & Son, drug stores.
All th" new things in Dress
goods at reasonable prices.
May ?fe Tompkins.
Dou't mace any .mistake, but
remember the Dame, Swamp
Root, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root,
and the address, Binghamton. N.
Y., on e*'ery bottle.
Maple Syrup and Biu-kwheatat
PENN & HOLSTEIN'S.
Had A Close Call.
Mrs. Ada L Croom, the widely
known proprietor of the Cronin
Hotel, Vaughn. Mies., says: "For
several months I Fullered with a
severe cough, and consumption
seemed to have ile grip xon me,
wheo a friend recommended Dr.
King's New Discovery. I b^enn
taking.it, and three bottles aiTeet
ed a complete cu.-e." The fame of
this life saving cough .r,nd 3old
remedv, and lung and throat heal
er is "world wide. Sold at W E
Lynch (fe Co., B Timmons, Penn
& Holstein, successors to G L
Penn & Son, drug stores. bQc and
if 1.00 Trial bottle freo.
We are headquarters for Ham
ilton Brown Shoe Company's cele
brated American Lady and Gents
dress shoes. Bept children's school
shoes and working man's shoes
on the market. Try our ''God
man's" wear well ehopp, all solid.
For Rent: Two 5-room cottages
and o rooms in another cottage.
Mrs. D. S. Du Bose.
Every Household in Edgefield
Should Know How to R?sist if.
The hack aches because the kidneys
Help the kidneys with their work.
The back will ache no more.
Lots of proof that Doan's Kidney
Pills do this.
Mrs. J E Stallings, living in Aiken,
S. C., says: "For several- years 1
suffered more or less from backache
and rheumatism. I used different reme
dies and treatments but did not succeed
in obtaining satisfactory relief until
about two months n^o when I procaired
a box of Doan's kidney pills. 1 used
them according to directions, and can
say that nothing eyer proved oF as
great beneiit to me. The pain in my
back was greatly diminished, my-kin
nays became strong and that dull, tired
feeling disappeared. 1 have no hesitan
cy in giving Doan's kidney pills my
recommendation. ' '
Grand Floral Parade
Beardeii?s splendid Ore
Only LO ccntsiadmissi?i
Tli?y will be prepared
both noon and evejiinfi
l For bi sr. rxbihUuf twelve ?nt
oMXM.is, -.-m-h :i d?2cr?jit v?r?ejyj
Wicker rocker, given by the Edjjre
iield Mercantile Go.
PorsS??nc^t'?st iii th's ?bm'Ct?i'oTi-; j
One' uniiij-.-'!:>, gi war ir; : ?Dofji.&?
ivli?us.' ^'ftbia^q'oj -.I;. . . .: ..
.Ii-For bo-st-exhibit ol' fixe ol' thc
fiiimt varieties white: t?nt glass
dish, given by Dr. .las. S. Byrd.
Forsof?ona ,l>ast in tliis o?lle?fci?ff:
''.Auto veil,- given hy Miss;ida (?<?var.-j
: ?. Finest ?3 ?1 lectio n > J :' 1 tfjn &: d ra w ? i
work centcqni'.'jyg* , ...|] )>y Dr. C. P.
rj^eVore. : -, _ . .".; ..
-?. Finest collectf?ti ol' yellow:
Mar.'quilt given by W.H. Turner.
."> Finestcollection of red: Hug,
given by J. K?beristeiii.
'j. Thc greatest number nf fine
ones on one plant: Picture, given
byxEenn & Holstein.
7 Finest single white: Pair of
pictures, given by ('apt. Urunson.
Come one and a?l-?-p;
A Healr.hy Family.
"Our whole family has enjoyed
good health pince w? b^gan using
Dr.'Kirg's New Life Pills, ihrer
years ag'j," says L A Bartlet, of
Hu raj lloute 1, Guilford, M;iin<\
They cleanse and tot.e the Rvs tern
in a. gentle way that does you
irood. 25c at. "W E Lynch ? Co.,
fl Tirnmons, P^nn <fc Holstein,
FUCC'j3sors *io <"r L Penn & Son,
X<>. 101. One of tlu> liest Hotels
in any country Town in th? Smith,
14- Rooms and all appurtenances,
already furnisho>l,.we!I established,
well equipped, well patronized.
Situated near the business part of
the Town of Edgefield, S. C. This
Hotel is known and patronized by
the T. P. ??Bt from all over the
Ko. 102. A comfortable Cottage
on Buncombe Street, in Edge??eld,
Ko. Oozy Cottoge near the
business part of the Town in Edge
field, S. C.
No. 104-Residence <>n Jeter Street
in Edgefield, S. C\
No. 1()">. r.UD-acre Finn between
Edgefield and. Trenton S. C.
No. ?Ut?. -iOO-aciv Farm :ii?out lo
miles South of Edgefield; S. C.
Two Cottages in Edgeetiehl. .
If you h?ve any Real Estate, 1
Houses, Lands for Sale ot to Buy, ?
or any business in Heal Estate 1 beg
to oller my selv.ie,es in'giving same j
Let me know of your Wants ami !
Don't. Wants. ? :
. E. J?4foiT?s,
!n3urace and Re, al Estate Agent.
*riday, October 30th,
spiay o? Flowers eyer
at 2:30 p. m. More than fifty Horse hick
Veli ides will be iiitlie proc?ssioii.
hestra will ftiriiisi music tliT?tiffli?nt tli? dav
i to tlie Flower Exhibit. Ladies of the Ce?ii
provii?iiig a boi??itlful supply o? r<d?esh?i!e]its.
to serve (Imii?rs and all kinds of litiielies.
;--Salads. Turkev. Oysters. Brunswick Stew,
iffee, Hot C?iOcolat?, K?<\.
isis ' and Prize List
?. Finest singlo yellow: ?l:un1
spiiic J?i?!:ii)".-;e y;'..:!', V'.;?i by W.
*.t. Finest S*J;??1O HU: Cjuvpair
Red Cross'"" slni?s,' gfv???* hv Rives
?w.' ? . ?'
lt) leinest single pink: Maud
painted picture, given by K. J. Nor
ris."--: .. .' '.- .
11 Finest single bronze: Bowl
and piteher,. given .})y".iunes j? ..Son.
Finestt wo Oil on *, stem: ?ox
ol' Octagon snap, given by May &
J:*? Prettiest collection of roses:
One Marv quilt, , given hy May ?i
14: For prettiest' collect ion of
Dahlias: Stationery, given by Walk
er, Evans and Cogswell.
15. For prettiest design made of
chrysanthemums: Fruit ? Lis ii, given
bv 1?. E. Nicholson.
113 Fin 's; fern:-One comfort, giw
?...ii l>y.l. YY. Peak.
: 17. Fiii ^t pilm: I> ?ttlc of vio
let jK".'iiuic, given by H. Tim mons.
j For prettiest decorated rig: Gold
? necklace given by Ramsey >t Jones.
. For prettiest'decorated float: Five
j lfor-inost attractive couple on
[horseback: (?old veil pin, given by
Dr. A. H. t?or?ey.
Foi* prettiest decorated child's rig:
Gold lace pin, given by ?. Shep-1
For most striking trade display:
For most striking press, tloat:
Should Friday provo a rainy
day the entire exhibit will be kept
open through Saturday, the .'51st.
articipate in this refined social occasion.
Notice of Special
In thc Circuit Court of the United
State's i'm- the District ol'South
Carolina*. Fourth Circuit.
1). A. Tompkins and D. A. Tomp
kins company, on behalf of them
selves and all other creditors of .
the Edgefield Manufacturing
- Company, Complainants.
Edgciield Manufacturing Company
- - . Defendants.
To all-and singular the creditors
of i the Edgctield Manufacturing
j Pursuant-to- the order of the Ilbn.
J. C.. Pritchard, Judge of the cir
cuit court of thc United "St; s of .
America for thc fourth judicial cir
cuit, dated at Asheville, North Caro
lina, on the 15th day pf October,
1008, you and each of ?von are here
by " . '
NOTIFIED AND REQUIRED
To present and prove before rae,
at Edgctield court house, South
Carolina, before the 1st day of De
cember, 1D08, your claims against
the Edgefield ^Manufacturing. Com-.
nany, the defendant above named.
If you shall fail to present and
prove your claims before me by the
above stated time, you will be bar
red ami excluded from participation
.in the tlistribution f>f the assets of
said defendant company.
J. D. ALLEN,
The County Treasurer's office will be
open for the purpose of receiving taxes
from the 15th day of Oct. 1908 to the
loth of March 1909 inclusive.
A penalty of one per cent will be
added to all unpaid taxes after the 1st
day of Jan. to the 31st of Jan. 1909.
of two per cern, from the 1st day of
Feb. to the last day of Feb. ,1909 and
penalty of five pw cent from the first
day of March to the 15th day of March
The tax levies for the year 1908 are
For State purposes 5*v mills..
" Ord. County " 5 "
" Cons. School tax 3
" Special County tax li "
" Bacon g. J); Special - 2
" Edgefield S. D. " 2 *'
" Long Cane SD" 3
" Liberty Hill S D " 3
"Johnston SD" 3
" Plum Branch SD No. 1 3
" White Town S D 3
R R Bonds Pick ens Ts'p 3
R R Bonds Wise Ts'p 1} "
RT. " Johnston Ts'p 3
" " " Pine Grove Ts'p 5
" " " Town.Edgefield h
School Bonds " 1
Corporation Purposes 2? "
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 years and 60 years except those
exempt by law are liable to a poll tax
of one dollar each. A capitation tax of
50 cents each is to be paid on ail dogs.
^ A commutation road tax of $2.00
each mnst be paid by able bodied male
citizens between the ages ' of 18 and
50 years. . '
No checks or drafts will be accepted
in payment of taxes unless the party
giving same can be held personally
responsible for its payment.
J. T. PATTISON,
Co.; Treas. E. C.
to the man who gives his miiid
to his business. You cannot do
that if you spend half nf your
time in worrying over how to
guard your cash. No way you
can devise is as safe a? depos
ing it in .
THE FARMERS BANK
Open an account to-day and
you eau giv* all your attention
to your business without having
the siigfest worry about thn
safety of what y ru already have.
The Farmers Bank
of Edgefield, S. C.
EDGEFIELD, S C.
Stale and County Depository.
,1. C. Snicri'AKn, W. W. ADAMS,
J. II. BOUKNlGHT, T. El. RAINSKOK
,1. M. COBB, B. t>. HOLLAND,
A."S.'TOMPKINS,' C. C F\Z?i>i?
\v. E. PRESCOTT^
J. C. S H PPP ARD, President.
W. W. ADAMS, Vice-Prei dent.
K.J. M I.MS, Cashier
J.'II. ALLEN, Assrt Cashier.
Pays interest, on deposits by spacial
Money to loan on liberal terms.
Prompfand polite attention to bus
YOUR Account Solicited