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WEDBTESDAY? JULY 14i 1909.
The Advertiser's Phones:
Office, No. 61
Residence, No. 17.
I: Attention is directed to the state
ment of the Bank of Parksville
published elsewhere in this issue.
Misses Daisy Lyon and Maggie
Reel visited friends in Charleston
and Aiken last week.
Mr. W. Wallace Sheppard left
Monday for Washington, D. C., the
. trip being partly business and partly
pleasure. " r
Hon. D. D. McColl, of Bennetts
vill, has been in Edgefield for a few
? '' days. He left yesterday for a stay
of several weeks at Glenn Springs.
Just now there is a great demand
for . residences in Edgefield. ' The
supply would be increased but for j
the very high price of building mat
Miss Emmie 4 Cartledge, who j
serves Messrs. Rives Bros. ? very
faithfully and efficiently as saleslady, f
is enjoying a vacation.
Dr. C. E. Burts accepted, an invi
tation tb deliver an address at a
large temperance rally near Man
ning last Thursday.
Capt. and "Mrs. N. G. Evans and
Master George are spending; a fort
night in New York with Mr. and
Mrs. J. Berrien Walker.
President F. N. K. Bailey announ
ces this week that the next session
of the S. C. C. V will begin Sept.
Hon. J. C. Sheppard is dojourn
ing for a month at Glenn Springs.
It has been his custom for a number
of years to spend a month in the
summer at this popular resort.
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Lowrey, of
E ?stover, S. C., are spending this
week at Velma with the former's
mother, Mrs. W. B. Lowrey.
Mr. J. B. Adams says he has' re
cently been to Plum Branch, Au
gusta and Edgefield, and that the
prospect is that more corn will be
made in the county this year than
for several years before.
An election for ^public cotton
weigher for the town of Edgefield,
" has been ordered for the 16 th of
. August, the third Monday. See
notice elsewhere in this isso<*
All ''sorts and conditions of re
ports ara coming in fromtht prize
acres of corn. We have heard of one
acre that has 10,000 stalks, with
six ears to the stalk.
Mr. Charles H. Dobson, accom
panied by his family is visiting his
, mother, Mrs. Emma Dobson. Mr.
Dobson made the trip from Atlan
ta in his handsome Maxwell tour
The Corner Store gives some
special prices in its advertisement
this week that should cause the
shopping public tomake a rush for
the bargain counters.
Hon. W^R. Parks heads the hon
or roll for the best yiela of
wheat in the county, and, sq far j*s
our information goes, Mr.. Walter
Nicholson hachad the bestuturno*?t"
of ?ats. The latter had 99 dozen
bundles of oats that threshed 116?
Ladies and Gentlemen: Do not
miss the opportunity of having your
nails manicured at Mr. W. H. Tur
ner's store Fridays and Saturdays.
Pri<>2, 25 and 35 cents.
Mrs. W. C. Hatcher.
We regret that our young friend
John Hughey is suffering from a
broken rib. It sometimes occurs, sc
they say, that young ladies have te
nurse broken ribs, but just why oi
how it is that this young bacheloi
has a fractured rib we don't quit*
understand. John will have to ex
"He's a careful dentist."
"Yes; he filled my tooth witl
. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburi
will leave Friday to visit thei
daughter, Mrs.^ Craig, in Anderson
From Anderson Mrs. Cogburn wil
go to Caesar's Head' and Mr.'Cog
bura to Harris Spring. Mr. Cog
burn has been quito indisposed fo
some time and he has been advisee
to drink the Harris water.. Befor
returning to Edgefield Mr. and Mrt
^og-burn wiH visit Col. and Mn
]?. N. K. I ailey on Paris mountain.
Slimmer Goods Going
Vie never carry over goods fros
season to season. We always wan
the newest and freshest of everj
thing when the season opens, there
fore we have decided' to reduc
prices very low on Muslin, Ladies
and- Missed Oxfords, Ladies an
Misses Rsadyrto-wear Hats an
Glen's Stra^v Hats. Now is the tim
ike yo ar cash count. Nothin
o? in the lines mentioned
hing i?oiiig ?t bargain pricet
? J. W. Peak.
Mr. J. E. Gaskin, <>+' St.-Mat
thews, is in Edgefield visiting'his
son-in-law, Mr. E." S. Rives. -
Mr. and Mrs. lilalph Winn re
ceived hearty handshakes from their
friends while in town Tuesday.
5\\jj$r. and' Mrs.. S. A. Brunson
sperifc,'. Saturday and Sunday with
Mrs. ^'?an B. Hill has gone to
spend this week at Cleora. Next
week1"she will visit her sister in
Misses Lara and Sadie Mims and
Master Janies Mims are spending
this week with relatives in Thomp
son j Ga. A
Col. F. N. K. Bailey is summer
ing on Paris mountain but will come
to Edgefield for a few days this or
Mr. Sam Morgan, who has been
acting a's salesman for Mr. W.' T.
Reel during the past year, left Mon
day to take a businesa course in
Miss Amin?e Cartledge, one of
the brightest stars in Collier's so
cial firmament, - stopped over in
Edgefield Tuesday while en route
to spend a month with relatives in
Batesburg.While here she paid The
Advertiser office a very pleasant
, "Was everybody rescued from
the burning building?"
"Everybody but the night watch
?an. We couldn't wake him up.
The Advertiser has received a let
ter for publication from Plum
Branch signed "Lily of the Valley,"
but the real name of the writer was
not given. An inyiolate rule of
every.newspaper office is never to
publish communications that are un
accompanied by the. name of the au
thor. The name, however, is not
published when request is made to
An Error Corrected.
It was recently published . in
somc-of the newspapers that Mr.
W. E. McGee had been transferred
to Charleston as division passenger
agent of the Southern railway,
which is an error. Mr. McGee is
still in Augusta, as" traveling pas
senger agent and Mr. J. C. Lusk is
division passenger agent with head
quarters in Charleston.
Entertainment at Horn's Creek.
I The ladies 'of the Missionary So
cietyof Horn's Creek church will
sell ice cream at the church Tues
day afternoon, July 20th, beginning
at five o'clock. After the refresh
ments have been sold there will be
a lecture and stereopticon views}
for which every one is requested to
bring a ?Uver offering. The ladies
of the Horn's- Creek .section never
do anything-by. halves, so all who
go can he assured in advance of* a
very pleasant afternoon and evening.
Mrs. Alice Doolittle Boish.
From the time she received the
cruel wounds, inflicted by the hand
that should have protected rather
than smite her, the friends of Mrs.
Bush hoped for her recovery. Fi
nally, she grew worse and all hope
was abandoned. Death came Tues
day morning and the interment
took place Tuesday afternoon at
Red Oak Groige, of which church
^he was an afl^ive member. Mrs.
Bush was a devout, Christian wo
man, greatly beloved Dy her neigh
bors and-ja large circle of friends.
As thc end ajpjproached, her pastor.
Rev. J. T. ^Littlejohn, "sat beside
her andN sher conversed freely oi
death and tn??ife;i beyond. Being
fully" prepared, '&ie faced the end
Lanham Spring Picnic.
The following are the committed
that will have charge of the Lan
ham Spring picnic to be held oi
Thursday, July 22nd:
Committee . in charge :rCapt; N
Grounds and wood: Geo7. Sweai
Floor and Music: Lieut. T. A
Williams, Calhoun, J. A. Lyon, C
f Refreshments: . 0. 0. Posey. IA
G. Carpenter, R.^J. Swearingen.
Pit: R. J. Moultrie, G. H. Brui
son, J. B; Williams.
/ Badffe?: Lieut. H. L. Bunch, Di
J. T. Pattison.
Table: S. B. Mays and all troo]
ers not on other duty.
Officers of th'eday: ?. G. Moble:
W. H. Carpenter. k
For Sale: One fine milch cov
fresh to pail, third calf; also or
three-year-old donkey broken 1
harness and saddle.
i S. Cheatham,
Wofford, S. <
would build you.up, increase your
weight, strengthen your weak !
throat and lungs and put you ia
condition for next winter, you
would begin taking it now. \
Take It in o lu Jo cold milk ar ittter
SCc. and SI. 00. AQ.Druggists I
T H r- S. TA.N- D A R D Of T H E WSJR.L
/ Williams5 \
for the rap
ii The finest
Talc the world affords.
2. The sweetest, dain
r Aoiii artistic boxes.
4. Tlie Hinged Top
that prevents sticking,
leaking and loss of per
The price of this powder is
25 cents, but in order to intro
duce it we will sell for 15 cents
for a limited time.
PENN & HOLSTEIN.
Bara ca Entertainment.
The members ot* the Baraca class
viii give an: entertainment on the
Addison lawn near the Baptist
church Friday evening of this week,
beginning at 8:80. A. small admis-1
sion fee will, foe charged. A pleas
ant feature of the evening will be |
the stereopticon views. Refresh
ments will be served for the benefit |
of the treasury of the ?Baraca boys.
Everybody is invited to attend. The
delightful social- feature of the
evening will alone more than offset
the small cost.
New Hardware Store, i
Attention is directed to . the new |
advertisement of Messrs. Stewart &
Kernaghan, the new hardware
dealers, in this issue. They make a
specialty of builders' hardware, car
penters' tools, farming implements,
carriage and wagon material, cutlery j
and house furnishings, and have a j
large assortment to select from.
Everything in the store is brand j
new, just from the leading manu
facturers of the country. These)
gentlemen invite .the buying public
to their store in the Parker building,
and will be pleased to quote prices, ?
both wholesale and retail.
Open Air Meeting.
The Woman's Missionary Society |
of the Baptist Church will have an
open air meeting in Mrs. Walter |
Holston's grove, adjoining the Bap
tist church, at their regular monthly
time for meeting, Friday afternoon
at five o'clock. All the members
are urged to be present. Light re
freshments will be served. Miss
Eliza McCullough, who has been a
student this year at the Scarritt |
Training Scool, will talk to the so
ciety about her experiences in Kan-1
Notice of Election For Public
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned County Board of Com
missioners will hold an election* for
the purpose of selecting a public
cotton wether for the town of
Edgefield, for the ensuing terra of
two. years. Said election will be held
at Edgefield on the third Monday in
August 1909, being the 16th day of
said month. All qualified electors
who ra?rket cotton at Edgefield and
who reside in Edgefield county, will
be allowed to vote. The polls will
open at 9 o'clock a. m. and close at
4 o'clock p. m. on said day.
R. J. Moultrie, Supt. E. C.
J. N. Grims, Co. Com. E.Cl
J. 0. Herin, Co. Cora. E. C.
P. W. Cheatham, Clk. Brd.
Co. Com. E. C. S. C. ?S
Up to the time the editor of The
Advertiser left last week for Green
ville to attend the Press Association
only^very meagre information had
been received in Edgefield concern
ing the death of Mr. George Bush
consequently the issue of last wee!
did not contain a full announcement.
Since our return from Greenville
we have learned the particulars.
George Bush met death at his owr
hands. His body was found aboul
one mile north of Plum Branch bj
a dozen or more citizens who wer<
looking !for Bush to arrest him
The ball from his pistol, which wai
lying near his body, entered hi:
head back of the ear. The repor
of the pistol was heard by negroei
who were working near by. Busl
realized the enormity of the crime
he had committed, and rather thai
suffer the penalty provided by lav
for such a crime he committee
For Sale: I will sell cheap :
Washington preBS in good condi
tion, roller stand and rollers.
Wm. P. Calhoun.
' Full assortment of fresh . far cy
crackers and cakes.
"Try one dozen, fruit jars with
glass tops, purely sanitary.
/ May &' Prescott.
. 300 pairs Child's,' Misses^ Boys'
1 ow shoes kt'cost. -CASH ONLY.
Jas. E. Hart.
Large stock of trunks, suit cases'
and traveling bags. Prices very
RAMSEY SC J OXES.
Swift's Premium Hams and Gc
gia Cane syrup at
/ Beautiful lot of suit cases, travel
ing bagjfcand trunks. (
N Ramsey & Jones.
Fruit jars, rubbers, and extra
tops, also jelly tumblers.
May & Prescott.
Large assortment of clocks-oak
clocks and beautiful parlor clocks,
y RAMSEY fa JOKES.
? -y;:.,::^.|y; . <
Early amber cane seed for sowing j
May <fc Prescott.
Try ' Timmons Bitters for the
liver, kidneys, and stomach r.troub
'Lightning" ice cream freezers at |
May & Prescott.
A fresh line of Black and; Green
Teas, just whatyou need for ice tea.
.May &. Prescott.
Take up the old matting in your
home and put fresh, new matting
down. "We have a large assortment
to select from.
RAMSEY & JONES.
Get a pair of children's,. misses
and boys' low shoes at cost. 300
pairs to close out for cash.
Jas. E. .Hart.*
Money to Loan.
On improved farm property.
James Frank & Son, Augusta, Ga.
Delightful Breakfast Fish Roe,
formerly 20 cents, now 10 cents.
^ Penn & Holstein.
Fresh oat. meal and shreded
Do you not need a cook stove?
We have a large assortment of all
sizes and prices. Come in to see
Edgefield Mercantile Co
Colgate's Violet and Cashmere
Bouquet, Talcum Powder, also full
line Colgate's soaps at
Penn & Holstein.
Large assortment of tablets
paper, pencils, examination pads
and school supplies of all kidds.
MILITARY ACADEMY. .
One vacant beneficiary scholarship
in the South Carolina Military Acade
my exists in Edgefield County.
Applicants must be between the ages
of 16 and 20 years of age, physically
qualified for military service, of good
moral character, and unable td bear
their expenses at college. The sub
jects for the competitive examination
are United ??States history, English
Grammar descriptive geography, arith
metic, and algebra through\ quadratic
Applications filled out by parents or
guardians must - be forwarded to the
Citadel not later than July 28th.
For blanks or further information,
COL. O. J. BOND,
Citadel, Charleston, S. C.
It is Near at ^Hand to Hun
dreds of Edgefield Readers.
Don't neglect an aching back.
Backache is the kidney's cry foi
Neglect hurrying to their aid
Means that urinary trpubles fol
Dire distress, diabetes, Bright's
Profit by a sufferer's experience
Mrs. Wesley Royal, Union, St.
Aiken, S. C., says: *vl have usec
Doan's kidney pills and can saj
that I have been greatly benefitted
I suff ered a great deal for_ severa,
years jfroin kidney complaint and
at times there was a dull acht
across my back, coupled with head
aches. Since using Doan's kidnej
pills I have felt a great deal bette:
and have" been given great confi
dence in their curative powers."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50c,
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y,
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's ant
take no other.
Many items of Summer wear at Eclipse Prices. We ask you to come
investigate, and if you don't think the values are good we will be pleas
ed to have you say so.
Ladies Hats worth up to $7.50 to go at $2.39 other styles at 50 75c and $1.
Ladies Oxfords Tans only, our regular $3.00 and $3.50 quality to go at $2.39.
Men's Oxfords Tans and Ox-blood a few of the $4.00 cuts left to goat $2.50.
This Sale goes right on through the pretty Silks, Poplins, Reps etc.
. 20 yards io the $1.00, just a tew pieces left of this elegant bleached muslin,
full 36 inches wide.
Undermuslins Ladies Plain, Tucked and Lace trjmmed Petticoats, Gowns,
Underwear for Men.
Shirts, short and long sleeves; Drawers, Knee ankle lengths all go in this
Embroideries and Laces, This has always- been our strong line. You should ^
see todays Specials from 5c. yard and up. ^
'Tis our Pleasure to serve you. Respectfully, <>
The Corner Store,
X\7". XX. Turner, Proprietor.
SOUTH CAROLINA CO-EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
Will begin its nineteenth session, on Thursday, Sep- '
tember 30th, 1909. . -
If you wish to place your son or daughter in one <
of the best institutions in the state, write for applica
tion blank and catalogue at once.
F. KK. BAILEY, President.
EDGEFIELD, S. C. ,
Pianos ! Pianos ! !
FREE FIRE INSURANCE AND LIFE IN
SURANCE TO THE VALUE OF ANY IN
DEBTEDNESS ON INSTRUMENT IN- ?
CLUDED WITH EACH PIANO SOLD.
Our Present Contract Covers One Hundred Pianos From
one Factory alone.
WE ARE FACTORY DISTRIBUTORS FOR
THIS SECTION FOR SOME OF THE
STRONGEST PIANO CONCERNS IN THE .
Our Prices cannot be beat anywhere, when quality is
Various grades to suit various taste.
We are prepared to give the most liberal terms.
See us or write and be convinced for yourself.
Don't buy without giving us a chance to serve you.
In Masonic Temple - GREENWOOD, S. C.