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; EDG EFIELA ADVERTISER
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1909.'
Dr. W. D. Ouzts attended the
State M?dical Association in Sum
merville last week.
Miss Lillian Fitzmaurice is over
from Columbia with her sister, Mrs.
J. S. Byrd.
The young lady who has-entered
the corn contest says she. is going
to bear off the first prize.
Wanted: Regular Boarders at
$12.50^ per month. Mrs. Asa G.
Broadwater at Hotel Edgefield.
We are indebted to ' Prof. and
Mrs. T. E. Dorn for an invitation
to the Zoar High School commence
The finest strawberries that we
have seen this year were grown by
Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth.
Hon. J. C. Sheppard is irk St.
Louis this week on business connect
ed with the Knights of Honor.
Miss Marie Gary, of Abbeville, a
daughter of Associate Justice Eu
gene Gary, is visiting Miss Mary
Mrs. W. A. Byrd is spending a
fortnight with her parents, Mr. and
31 rs. C. C. Fuller. Mr. ^yrd went
up and spsnt Sunday with them.
Col. J. H. Tillman returned to
Edgefield Sunday after an ab
sence of four months at health re
so. .i in C?.lifornia and Arizona.
The members of the W. C. T. T?F.
realized $21.00 from the sale of ice
cream and cake on the lawn of Mrs.
B. B. Jones Friday afternoon.
Mr. W. H. Turner is having his
residence repaired f and when the
carpenters have completed their
work the building will be repainted.
Automobile fever has appeared
in Edgefield and threatens to claim
many victims. Mr. Strom's "red
devil" scattered the germs and they
have n?ultiplied rapidly.
We ask the attention of the ladies^
to the Corner Store's display of high
class millinery. It means more th:...
just hats. It means to the good
dresser the correct hat, costing no
more than the other kind-"usually
less, and in ?he end, always less."
Mrs. C. A. Griffin will entertain
the "Daughters of the Confederacy"
at their next meeting, Tuesday, May
4th, at 5 o'clock. Every member is
requested to be present without fail,
so ss to mak 3 all neccessary arrange
ments for memorial Day. .
Our boys, the S. C. C. I. team,
won a very decided victory over
the Trenton boys cm the Edgefield
diamond Friday afternoon. At the
conclusion tbe score stood 16 to 4.
Edgefield bits some excellent ma
?^terial'and there is no good reason
why ours should not be the "crack"
team in this nection of the state.
Big lot of china silk and white
and blue linens just received.
You cannot be too careful about
the qualjty of canned goods you
buy. Try'our Nabob brand of corn
and peas, and be convinced of their
?nperior quality and excellence.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Money to Loan.
On improved farm property.
James Frank <fc Son, Augusta, Ga.
Large stock of handsome iron
and enameled beds to select from,
with springs to fit. \ .
Edgefield Mercartije Co
We solicit your prescription
business. Utmost care is exercised
in compounding prescriptions and
only pure, fresh drugs are used. Our
prices are very reasonable.
PENN <fc HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
of Cod Liver Oil is the means
of life and enjoyment of life to
thousands : laen, women and
When appetite fails, it restores
it. When food is a burden, it
lifts the burden.
When you lose flesh, it brings
the plumpness of health.
When work is hard and duty
is heavy, it makes life bright.
It is the thin edge of the wedge;
the thick end is food. But
what is the use of food when
you hate it and can't digest it?
Scott's Emulsion of Cod Liver
Oil is the food that makes you
forget your stomach.
Send thi; advertisement, together with name
of paper In which it appears, your address and
four centi to cover postase, and we will send
yon a "Gimplete Handy Atlas of tue World."
SCOTT a BOWNE, 409 Pearl St. New York
The annual commencement enter
tainment of the Edgefield graded
-school will be held Friday evening,
May 13th. An elaborate miscellane
ous program is being arranged, and
a fuller announcement will be made
in a subsequent issue,
Mrs. B. B. Jones ' is in Sumter
this week attending the South Caro
lina Federation of Women's Clubs
as the representative of the Edge
field Literary Club. While in Sum
ter she will be the guest of Mrs. R.
The ladies should call at the Cor
ner Store arid avail themselves of
the great opportunity of buying de
pendable undermuslin. The quality
is good, the garments are well
made and the prices are very reason
Mr. J. Hubenstein will inaugur
ate a great bargain sale for fifteen
days, beginning Saturday n^c. The
prices have been reduced in every
department. A perusal of his large
advertisement on our eighth page
will convince you.
Rev. E. M. Lightfoot, of North
Augusta, delivered a very able ad
drres before the S. C. C. I. studen t
body Friday evening last, his sub
ject being the "Formation of Char
acter." At regular intervals Presi
dent Bailey engages some promi
nent speakers to address the stu
Mr. W. B. Cogbum has purchas
ed a typewriter for recording public
records. The . machine is ad
justed over a book and it writes
upon the pages just as the ordinary
machine writes upon a sheet" of
paper. Every clerk of court in the
state except six has a book type
We were delighted to learn
through Mr. John (rriflisof the con
tinued improvement of Mr. J. Gor
don Bussey who recently became
over heated while fighting fire. To
show how intensely Mr. Bussey
suffered, while he was in paroxysms
of pain ten stalwart men could
scarcely hold him in bed.
Col. F. N. K. Bailey has pur
chased Hon. W. A. Strom's auto
mobile. The Ford machines have
been thoroughly tested upon Edge
field county roads, and have not
been found wanting in any particu
lar. Col. Bailey, accompanied by
Chauffeur J. H. Hill, made the trip
to Colleton county last week in his
automobile. He returned Saturdaj*,
traveling a distance of eighty miles
in a day.
Beautiful iron and enameled beds,
^just what you need.
Ramsey ?5; Jones.
For Sale: 77 acres of good landlo
cated just below Ropers on public
road leading from Edgefield to Au
gusta; fine bottom land; good build
ing site' on public road. Apply to
E. J. DORRIS.
If you want a hat that's choice
and different, with correctness of
style, we are here to serve you.
, The Corner Store.
Colgate's Violet and Cashmere
Bouquet, Talcum Powder, also full
line Colgate's soaps at
Penn & Holstein.
Dog Lost: A black fice, a real pet
on the streets of Edgefield, Saturday
the 15th inst. Any information
will be appreciated by
J. D. Hughey,
Plum Branch, S. C.
Five pieces china silk white and
cream, real nice quality at ???c.
We solicit and will appreciate
the patronage of the public. Watson
& Rearden at the cafe.
For Sale: Two or three good cheap
mules. Apply at my stable.
J. A. Weir.
. Ice cokTdrinks and ice eream'at
Watson & Rearden'8.
Beautiful assortment of Ham
mocks. The season has arrived for
hanging one in your home.
Large stock of paints, stains, var
nish, oil and brushes. Before you
do any painting it will pay you to
get our prices.
We sell Studebaker buggy and
wagon harness-nothing better on
the market. Prices very reasonable.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
The Ambitious Hen.
This faithful creature always laid
an egg of the same size as the por
celain nest egg used on her as a de
Perceiving the hen's intense am
bition, the farmer put a porcelain
gcose egg in her nest. She laid a
Then the farmer greatly pleased,
put in the nest a whitewashed foot
ball. The next time he went to the
barn he found an egg O. K. but no
hen was in sight.
He took up the egg and saw en
graved on it:
"I'm no ostrich, but I've done my
The only bab
made from Royal Gra
It is exceedingly interesting to
hear Dr. J- G. Tompkins and Mr.
W. W. Adams talk of their recent !
trip to Cuba. Dr. Tompkins says
Havanna, at one time the hot-bed of |
all sorts of disease, is now the clean
est, best kept city he ever saw.
What a pity it is some of -the
good things said about men after
their death were not said to them or
of them when they were living.
What a cheer and inspiration they ]
would have been to many souls
struggling with advese conditions of |
life.-Orangeburg Times and Dem
Messrs. Penn & Holstein are con
stantly making improvements, the
latest being the purchase of a gaso
line engine of the most modern
type to run their fans. With this
new engine driving the fans, those
who patronize the soda fount of
this popular store will be refreshed
by veritable sea breezes throughout )
the heated term.
The election for mayor passed
off quietly last Wednesday, result-1
ing in 95 votes for Mr. John R.
Tompkins and 59 for Mr. W. P.
Calhoun. An election will be or
dered in the 5th ward the latter
part of May to elect a successor to
Mr. Tompkins. We understand that |
Mr. E. S. Johnson and Mr. S. A.
Brunson will be candidates for the
Married, by Rev. L. D. Gillespie,
at the Methodist parsonage, Sunday
afternoon, April 25th, Mr. Frank
Turner, of McKendree, and Miss
Clinton, of York county. The groom
is a son of .'Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Turner, and the bride is the very
accomplished young lady whp has
been teaching the McKendree
Next to shooting a large deer we
can not conceive of a more thrilling)
experience than gigging a ten pouad I
fish. A party of young men went |
striking in Stevens creek last week
and Eddie' Agnew, a son of Mr.
Sam Agnew, had tim good fortune
to gig a ll-pound cat fish behind
the "ears." The blow was such a I
shock to the fish that it threw itself)
upon the bank. Eddie says he would
not take live dollars for the experi
ence of gigging a 11-pound cat. \
"What is an anecdote, Johnny?''
asked the teacher.
"A short funny tale," answered the
"That's right," said the teacher.
"Now, Johnny, you may write a)
sentence on the blackboard contain
ing the word."
Johnny hesitated a moment, and
then wrote this:
"A rabbit has four legs and one
Carriage paints, harness oil and
Ramsey & Jones.
Five pieces white silk a real good
value at 75c, 36 inches wide at 48c.
J. Ruben stein.
Delightful, fresh rolls and loaf I
bread always on hand at Watson |
Large assortment of tablets]
paper, pencils, examination pads
and school supplies of all kinds.
s B. Timm ons.
This is the season to give your
chickens a tonic. We can supply
you with Pratt's Poultry Food and'
Stock Powders. Nothing better.
F irst-class m eals served at al
hours at the Watson & Rearden
Large assortment of window
Ramsey & Jones.
If you have lost your appetite
come and get some of our large fat
Dunovant & Co.
Freshen and beautify the interi
or of your home by using our cal
cino and alabastine.
Beautiful lot of suit cases, travel
ing bags and trunks.
Ramsey & Jones.
Five-pound bucket of roasted
Mocha and Java coffee-flavor un
t ely Pave ?
ing powder Itt
pe Cream pf Tartar.
Miss Annie Clisby arrived from
Boston Monday to remain with Mr.
ry?d Mrs. J. M. Cobb during the
spring and summer. Fer some
months she hais been faking special
lessons in expression at one of the
foremost schools of the country.
Miss Clisby is an exceedingly gifted
elocutionist, and while she is in
Edgefield we trust that she will
again give oui* people an opportu
nity of hearing her.
Edgefield is now headquarters for
the Great Western Life .Insurance
Company for states- of Virginia,
Georgia, North and South Carolina,
and consequently several prominent
life insurance men J were in town on
Monday 26th inst. Among them C.
L. Jones, North - Augusta; W. M.
Hazel, Spartanburg; J. R. Bodie,
Plum Branch; R. E. Chewing,
Leesville, all representatives : of the
Great Western Life Insurance Com
Miss Mary Julia Roper, daughter
of Mr. S. L. Roper, arrived Mon
day to spend some months with her
cousin, Mrs. P. B. Mayson, and is
being very cordially greeted by her
friends. She has< been em
ployed as trained nurse by the gov
ernment, serving in California,
Panama and New York. Miss Roper
has given up her work' altogether,
and it has reached The Advertiser's
ears that a very wealthy gentleman
from New York will be making
frequent visits to Edgefield during
spring and the early summer.
And a Funeral.
The teacher was giving an expo
sition on culpable homicide.
"If I went out ina small boat,"
he said, "and I got drowned, what
would that be?"
After a few minutes' silence a
little boy stood up and said:
"A holiday, sir."
Before buying- your suit for you
or your son, do not fail to look
trhough our line.
How is this? , 50 pieces of calico
all in light colors/ good for shirt
waist or children dresses all the
very best brands at 3c.
There is no better buggy on the
market for the money than the
Hackney buggy. A car of 40 bug
gies just received.
Ramsey & Jones.
A good assortment of chewing
gum, chewing tobacco, cigars and
smoking tobacco at Watson & Rear
How about a pair of oxfords for
yourself? Before buying call and
inspect our stock.
Do you not need a cook stove?
We have a large assortment of all
sizes and prie es. Come in to see
Edgefield Mercantile Co
Cheaper Mineral Water.
We have a large supply of Glenn
Springs and Harris Lithia water.
We sell the Glenn Springs water at
S 1.75 for five gallons and the Har
ris Lithia water at ?1.50.
Penn & Holstein.
The Cause of Many
There :s a disease prevailing in this
country most dangerous because so decep
v? tive. Manysudden
deaths are caused
by it-heart dis
heart failure or
r- apoplexy are often
the result of kid
ney disease. Il
kidney trouble is
_^ allowed to advance
ed blood will at
tack the vital organs, causing catarrh ol
the bladder, brick-dust or sediment ir
the urine, head ache, back ache, lam?
back, dizziness, sleeplessness, nervous
ness, or the kidneys themselves break
down and waste away cell by cell.
Bladder troubles almost always resuli
from a derangement of the kidneys anc
better health in that organ is obtainec
quickest by a proper trer.tment of the kid
neys. Swamp-Root corrects inability t<
hold urine and scalding pain in passing it
and overcomes that unpleasant necessiti
of being compelled to go often throug?
the day, and to get np many times daring
the night. The mil d and immediate effec
of Swamp-Boot, the great kidney remedy
is soon realized. It stands the highest be
cause of its remarkable health restoring
properties. A trial will convince anyone
Swamp-Root is pleasant to take and ii
sold by all druggists In fifty-cent ant
one-dollar size bottles. You may have i
sample bottle and a book that tells al
about it, both sent free by mail. Address
Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y
When writing mention reading this gen
erous offer in this paper. Don't mab
any mistake, but remember the name
Swamp-Root, and don't let a dealer sel
you something in place of Swamp-Root
if you do you will be disappointed.
Grove Lodge, ?.F. M.
Tue regular meeting
of Grove Lodge, Nb.
52, A. F. M., wii? be
held on Saturday af
ternoon, May 1st, at
4 o'clock, sharp. All members in
good standing and all visiting breth
ren are invited to be present.
J. P. Hagood, W; M.
J. H. Cogburn, Sec.
Card of Thanks.
I take this opportunity to extend
to my friends my sincere thanks for
the support given me in my election
for mayor. I assure you every effort
will be made on my part to dis
charge my duty as best I can for the
benefit of the town.
J. R. Tompkins.
"I'D Rather Die, Doctor,
than have my feet cut off," said
M L Bingham, of Princeville, 111,
but you'll die from gangrene
(which had eaten away eight toes)
if you don't, said all 'doctors. In
stead he used Bucklen's Arnica
Salve till wholly cured. Its cure
of eczema, fever sores, boils, burns,
and piles astound the world. 25c at
W E Lynch & Co., Penn & Hol
stein, successors to G L. Penn <fe
Words to Freeze The Soul.
"Your son has consumption. His
cause is hopeless." These appalling
words were spoken to Geo. E. Ble
vens, a leading merchant of Spring
field, N. C., by two expert doctors
one a lung specialist. Then was
shown the wonderful power of Dr?
King's New Discovery. After three
week's use, writes Mr. Blevens, "he
was as well as ever. I would not
take all the money in the world for
what it did for ray boy." Infallible
for coughs and colds, its the safest
surest cure ol' desperate lung dis
teases on earth. 50c. and ?1.00
Guarantee satisfaction. Trial bottle
free. W E Lynch & Co., Penn &
Holstein, successors to G. L. Penn
Up Before The Bar.
NH Brown, an attorney, of
Pittsfield, Vt., writes: "We have
used Dr. King's New Life Pills for
years and find them such a good
family medicine we wouldn't be
without them." For chills, consti
pation, billiousness or .sick head
ache they work wonders. 25c. W
E Lynch & Co., Penn & Holstein,
successors to G L Penn & Son.
Notice to Stock Raisers.
I take this means of notifying the
public that my black horse, Monte
Carlo, will stand the season at Pow
ell's shwp to the rear of the court]
house. As he has b?en before the f
Edgefield public three years his qual
ities are well known.
I will give a Frazier road cart to
the owner of the best colt exhibited
at the County Fair sired by Monte
Carlo. Another cart will be award
ed as a prize at the Fair of 1910.
This means that a Frazier cart ?
will be awarded every fall.
J. E. Murs.
Tamworth Pigs For Sale.
This celebrated English Bacon hog
crossed on the lard varieties, such as
Berkshire or Essex, is in my opinion
the ideal hog for this country.! They
grow quickly and are more capable of
making a hog out of themselves in a
pasture than any other hog.
Meat is always nice and fine grained
with more lean than fat even though
your hog may weigh 7 or 8 hundred
The only hog that if stunted wh ile
a pig can be made a hog.
I nave some full and some 3-4 Tam
worths that will be ready for sale by'
April 20th, at 8 weeks old for $5.00
The selections will be as orders come
first order gets best pig etc., Let me
book yours at once.
S. B. MARSH,
Trenton, S. C.
Fresh oat meal and shreded
Quality counts in coffee as in
everything else. Try our Golden
Rio coffee, and be convinced.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Have you bought your Easter
Suit yet? If you have not, don't
fail' to look through our clothing
department. J. Hubenstein.
Hats trimmed to suit the most
exacting taste on short notice. Large
assortment of shapes and trimmings
to select from.
Watch and Jewelry Repairing
AH Work Guaranteed
GEO. F. MIMS,
Edgefield, S. C.
What arc you talking about? A
thing can't be a great help and a
jreat drawback at the same time.
I don't know. How about a mus
tard plaster?-Boston Transcript.
Ice cream made from choicest
crushed fruits and fresh cream serv
3d up-to-date style can be had day
or night at Watson & Rearden's.
Now that spring is here why not
take up the worn out matting and
cover jTour floor with new attractive
matting. Call and let* us show you
our beautiful assortment.
Ramsey & Jones.
100 sets of buggy harness soon
to arrive. ' Full assortment of car
riage and wagon harness. > We buy
in larger^ quantities and our patrons
get the benefit of the advantages
Ramsey & Jones.
Swept Over Niagara.
This terrible calamity often hap
pens because a careless boatman ig
nores the river's warnings, growing
ripples and faster current. Nature's
warnings are kind. That dull pain
or ache in the back warns you the
kidneys need attention if you would
escape fatal maladies-dropsy,
diabetes or Bright's disease. Take
Electric Bitters at once and see
backache fly and all your Ijest feel
ings return. "After long suffering
from weak kidneys and lame back,
one ?1.00 bottle wholly cured me,'"
writes J R Blankenship, of Belk,
Tenn. Only 50c at W E Lynch &
Co., Penn & Holstein, successors to
(T L Penn <fc Son.
If Women Only Knew.
What a Heap of Happiness ilt
Would Bring to Edgefield
Hard to do housework with aa
Brings you hours of misery at
leisure or at work.
If women only knew the cause
Backache pains come from sick
'T would save much needless woe.
Doan's kidney pills cure sick kid
Many residents of this vicinity
Mrs. J E Stallings, Aiken, S. C.,
says: For several years I suffered
from backache and rheumatism and
although ? tried remedies and took
treatments I did not succeed in ob
taining satisfactory relief. About
two months ago I heard of Doan's
kidney pills and procuring a box,
I began using- them according to
directions. I can say that nothing
ever proved of as great benefit to
me as they. The pain in my back
was greatly diminished, my kidneys
were strengthened and the dull,
tired feeling disappeared. I have no
hesitation in giving Doan's - kidney
pills my endorsement."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50c.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.,
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's and
take no other.
' Tv i\ ? . ' '\ %
Have you ever tried our' "Blue
Ribbon" bedsprings? A trial will,
satisfy you that there is nothing
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Spring is the time to freshen up by doing
the odd jobs of painting you have been plan
ning. For the buggy, the furniture, for
the floors ai?d; woodwork, for every paint pur
pose Ave can supply you with the paint yon
W.E. LYNCH & C0.
* Goods to Suit The
We have all departments complete
with the latest ??velties of the season.
In our Millinery Department we are receiving twice each
week the new novelties as they come out and ready to fill
all orders promptly
We boast very much over our 10c, 12^, 15, and 20c col
ored muslins. Our Linen Lawns, Linene in white and col
ored from 10c to 25c. .Ladies novelties in neck wear just
Our Oxfords, Pumps, and one strap Pumps take the day.
New arrivals just in. Our children and Misses Oxfords
and one strap Sandals to suit all.
American Lady Corsets to suit all figures.
The people of Edgefield and Edgefield County are cordial
ly invited to make our store their headquxrters and meeting
place. Yours to serve
MONEY TO LOAN
$100,000.00 to lend on Improved farms-Terms of Loans 5 years
Interest payable annually. We are Headquarters-therefore, no de
lay. When writing give number of acres-number of acres cultiva
ted-Kind of buildings and amount wanted.
JAMES FRANK & SON, Augusta, Ga.
Notice to Public. \
I am now prepared to fill orders for
all kinds of turned wood work.
I have a first class lathe and guaran
tee all work.
Am also equipped for setting rubber tires. Give
me a trial.
I solicit your repair work of all kinds. Every
E. W. SAMUEL.