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By MARTHA COBB SANFORD.
Copyrighted, 19?,. by Associated
twenty Gwendolyn Rand was un
ienlably a personality to. be reckoned
don't see where you get such
xys, Gwendolyn," complained her
aother.- "Why, at your age I"
'Yes, Indeed," corroborated Mr.
id, **at your e.ge? Gwendolyn, your
loiher had settled down-she wasn't
ming around after all the young
in the neighborhood."
"Oh, daddy," remonstrated Gwen
lolyn, "I think you might be a little
"Well, well, the young men weren't
running after her, then," amended
Rand, softening at the hurt look
i Gwendolyn's^blg brown eyes. "But
doesn't look well . either way. J
'Mother was brought up in a con
it, you remember. I'm the product
coeducation," ventured Gwendolyn'
"H'm," reflected Mr. Rand. "That
be the reason, but the remedy is
Aunt Abiatha." ? ?
Gwendolyn gave a little gasp of ap
"Yes, my dear," continued Mr. Rand,
rom* mother and I have decided to
end you down to Florida to spend
ie winter with your Aunt Abiatha."
"She wlh teach you the things a
irl of your age ought to know, dangh
added Gwendolyn's mother dole
ly, "things which I'have somehow
lied to make you take an Interest
in." ? _
"In other words, I'm to be sent to a
m vent," exclaimed Gwendolyn as
he swished out of the room, her head
?h in air. but her eyes glistening
ith unshed tears. ,
Aunt Ablatha's spacious, old fashion
ed house merited kinder verdict than
Gwendolyn bestowed upon It at first
glance. Once up in her cozy bedroom,
however, with its chintz cov?red four
poster and French windows opening
out on to a little rose .covered porch,
the girl's'heart melted in spite of her
self, and she threw both arms around
Aunt Abiatha, completely submissive
for the time being.
But after the novelty of "dusting,
sewing and cooking began to resolve
Itself into routine Gwendolyn suddenly
"Now I know how to do all these
prosaic things, Aunt Abiatha," "she ar
gued, "what's the use of doing them
day after day? There are so many
real live things to do in the world.
Let's give a garden party or some
thing, Aunt Abiatha.-' Are there.any
male Inhabitants In Cent?rviUe that we
could hire to come, do you think?"
"Gwendolyn, my dear, how you talk!
Of course there are," Aunt Abiatha
was startled into admitting. "There's
.-. young Jack Hayward for one."
"What's he like?"
"Very thoughtful and polite," replied
' Aunt Abiatha-loyally. "He comes of
one of our best families."
"Poor thing'!" muttered Gwendolyn.
"What did you say, dear?'
"I asked what he does for a living?"
prevaricated Gwendolyn unblushingly
"Why, he manages his'lather's es
tate, of course. He's a country gen
"Oh," commented Gwendolyn indif
ferently, "he must be a very provin
clal kind of person! I don't thlak I
should likfe him."
"Well,, of all things, Gwendolyn!*'
bristled \ Aunt Abiatha. "Of course
you'd like him. Every one does. I'll
ask him to call."
An afternoon or two later as, Gwen
dolyn was reclining in the hammock
on her little porch engrossed in a nov
el, she became suddenly conscious that
the front doorbell had been ringing for
some time. , On the veranda below she
could hear Aunt Abiatha rocking to
and fro. -
"The front doorbell's ringing, Aunt
Abiatha!" she called, jumping np. "If
ifs that *poIlte and thoughtful young
country gentleman,' please don't dis
turb me. I'm in the midst of an aw
fully exciting love story."
A hearty masculine laugh followed
It aroused her curiosity, but also her j
Indignation, and she re-established her
self in the'hammock, determined not
to display the slightest interest, what
- But the next thing she heard startled
her Into a sitting posture.
"Now, Aunt Abiatha, will yon Intro
Gwendolyn, walking to the rail of |
thc porch, could hardly believe her
eyes. There, on the roof of the veran
da, not ten feet away from her, sat
an extremely good looking young man.
And there on the lawn stood Aunt I
Abiatha, the- picture of dismay and
"Gwendolyn," she called up, "this ls
Mr. Heyward. Jack, my niece. Miss
Rand. I never saw such goings on in
my life. Go right Into your room,
Gwendolyn^ did not budge. She only
laughed ?nd laughed, until Aunt Abia
tha finally joined in.
But such a triangular situation was.
not over encouraging, especially since
Aunt Abiatha refused to leave her an
gle of observation, so eventually they
ali adjourned to the downstairs veran
da for afternoon tea.'
"S i you're a climber, Mr. Heyward?'
Gwendolyn observed archly, taking ad
vantage of Aunt Ablatha's absence' in
"Given sufficient incentive -yea,"
Jack answered lightly. "I couldn't
stand down there below, you know,
and let a fellow in a hook get ahead
"Get ahead of you?"
"Well, absorb your interest'to the ex
clusion of a real human being/' ex
"You took an awful risk," laughed
Gwendolyn. ^ ,
"Oh. thi. c was nothing," Jack boast
ed. "I'm used to all sorta of athletic
stunts, you know."
"That isn't the kind of risk I meant
exactly," Gwendolyn enlightened Ma
- "Weil, how did you like him?'' beam
?4 A.unt Abiatha after the caller's -Lde
"Xot very wei1" said Gwendolyn,
shaking her head dubiously. "He's so
jold and conceited."
'.But, iny dear," hastily Interposed
knut Abiatha. "You mustn't judge
lim from first appearances. Jack was
i little queer today. I don't know what
leas the matter with him. But well
save him in often, and yon must be
jollte to him, Gwendolyn."
And that was how a most audacious
rourtshlp came to be carried on right
inder Aunt Ablatha's eyes. ..'
"Gwendolyn," asked Jack dreamily
me sunny morning as they sat to
gether in the fragrant rose garden,
.how did you ever happen to come
lown to this quiet little spot anyhow?
[ should imagine you'd love all the gay
things of life-dances, theaters, din
ners and all that; yon know. Don't
"No, you're all wrong," answered
Gwendolyn slowly, hiding her face in
the flowers she had gathered. "I love
something quite different."
For a few minutes the birds in the
garden hud - it all to themselves, so
md den ly still were the two people who
"Gwendolyn," Jack finally found
Mmtioif asking in a husky, voice ??v?t*
unlike his own, "do you really love lt
iowa here-the quiet, lazy life we
Gwendolyn nodded, but did not lift
"Love lt enough to stay with me.
Gwendolyn nodded again.
"Look up at me, yon fraud," Jack
commanded, taking her joyfully into
"I can't,1* Gwendolyn protested,
blinking. "There's something in my
sye." ; /
"Oh, le'; me get it out, sweetheart."
implored Jack sympathetically. "What
lt lt, darting?"
"A tear, I think," confessed the mis
Half an hoar later Jack sat talking
with Aunt Abiatha on the porch. Gwen
dolyn was scribbling her daily line to
"Bead that, Aunt Abiatha." the girl
?lied suddenly, holding ont a sheet of
note paper. "It has something abont
von in it"
And this is what the astonished Aunt
Dearest Mother and Dad-I want you
to come down here lust aa quickly aa you
can. I am to be married at Aunt Abia
tna's two weeks from ?today. The wed
ding will be very, quiet Aunt Abiatha
tully approves of my engagement-in-fact
the baa done everything In her power to
bring it about mease bring my trous
seau along with you. Your loving
P. S.-His name ls Jack Montgomery
Heyward, .and he's Just as nice as his
name. I can cook and sew and dust 6.
Ho Liked the Sound.
. Mr. Goff bas a humor peculiarly bis
own. He looks at the world in a half
amused, half indulgent manner Borne
times very annoying to his friends.
One day when in town he dropped
into a restaurant for lunch. It was a
tidy although not a pr?tentions estab
lishment. After a good meal he called
to the .waitress and Inquired what
kind of pie could be had.
plecustardpiepeachpieandst r ar w berry
abortcake," the young woman repeated
"Will you please say that again?" he
asked, leaning a trifle forward. .
The girl went through the list at
lightning rate. " Ands traw berry short
cake!" she concluded, with emphasis.
''Would yon mind doing lt once
more?" he said.
'/} The waitress looked her disgust and
started in a. third time, pronouncing
the words In. a defiantly clear tone.
"Thank yon," he remarked when she
hat* finished. : "For the life of me I
car't see how yon do lt1 But I like to
hear it Ifs very interesting, very.
Give me apple pie, please, and' thank
yon very much.' '-Tenth's Companion.
A Noiseless City In Friedend.
Fancy a city of 35,000 Inhabitants,
guiltless of street cars and omnibuses
(the steam tram line, from Franekei
halm discreetly without the town),
easily encompassed in an bom*, for its
slngel, its old moat which lt has not
yet greatly overstepped, is not three
miles In extent; a city, without great
noise or confusion, save upon market
days, and clean, quiet streets, lined
by low houses with shining windows,
peopled by rosy , cheeked serving wom
en, capped with/gold and lace, and
demurely dressed, grape faced citizens,
Send red sailed boats to Its very bear!
until masts are jumbled with electric
light poles and church towers; plant
densely foliaged trees beside its qua yt
and a few iron railed flower beds ix
ita open squares; give lt a water gir
dle thronged with hundreds of boats
crossed by a few bridges and, ma nj
little hand ferries-and, yon will se?
Ho Know Thom.
"Things have gone completely to th?
dogs with me."
"Cheer np. They might have beet
"Don't yon believe lt"
"Because then tb?y would har<
Try Timmons Bitter? for th?
liver, kidneys, and stomach troub
''Lightning** ice cream freezers a
May & Prescott.
A .fresh line of Black and Greei
Teas, just what yon need for ice tea
May & Prescott
Take np the old matting in you
home and put fresh, new mattin
down. We have a large assortmeu
to select from.
RAMSET SC JONES;
Try our Famous Votan Coffee 3
cents per pound.
May & Prescott.
Fresh oat meal and sh rede
NOTICE OF SALE
Of Cotton Mill, Cotton Oil Mill)
And Farm of Edge-field
United States of America,
State of South Carolina,
County of Ed geh eld.
In the Circuit Court of the United
States, for the District of South
Carolina, Fourth Circuit.
D, A. Tompkins and D. A. Tomp-|
Edgefield Manufacturing Company,
Pursuant to the decree of Hon.
J. C. Pritchard, Judge of the said
court, entered at Asheville, North
Carolina, on the 10th day of June,
1909, in the above entitled cause,
we, the undersigned, as commission
ers of the said court, will sell at
public auction upon the premises of
the cotton mill plant of the Edge
field Manufacturing Company, at
Edgefield, South Carolina, on Sat
urday ,17th day of July, 1909, at
noon, the following described prop
erty, in the town and coun
! ty of Edgefield,South Carolina.
1. A tract of land consisting of
about seventy acres, adjoining
lands of J. M. Cobb, P. B. Mayson,
J. W. Thurmond, the lands of the
Edgefield Manufacturing Company,
John B. Abney and others and ly
ing on south side of Beaver dam
2. A tract of land about twenty
acres upon which is located the 3
story brick Cotton Mill plant of the
Edgefield Manufacturing Company,
together with the fixed and movable
machinery and all* appurtenances
connected with and necessary for
\ the operation of the mill and equip
ped throughout with steam power
electric lights automatic sprinkler
system, humidifier system.
* The Cotton Mill Building is of
sufficient capacity for 10,000 spin
dles and 322 looms. The looms and
4,993 spindles are _ all in the build
ing and the other accessory ma
chinery including operatives dwell
ings, school house and a 2-story
brick ware house, and pump house
on Beaver dam creek.
3. About 5 acres of land upon
which is located the 2^story brick
cotton seed Oil Mill Plant and all
fixed and movable machinery, con
nected therewith necessary for its
operation. The oil mill is a four
press mill complete. There is also
upon the said real estate a six stand
ginnery; and a 2-story, 50 barrel cot-,
ton seed oil refinery tin sheathed,
equipped with a steam power, elec
tric lights and automatic sprinkler
system, and seed ware house and
seed hull houses necessary for its
operation; and other property else
This property will be offered
I separately first, and afterwards will
be sold as a whole. Each, bidder is
required before the sale commences
Kto deposit with the commissioners
I a certified check for $1,000 to guar
antee compliance with bids.
The terms of the sale are: one
third cash, one third in six months
and one-third in twelve months
with interest upon deferred pay
ments, the title to le retained until
purchase price is paid in full. The
purchaser to haye the right to an
ticipate the deferred payments.
Parties desiring to inspect the prop
erty "before the sale will apply to
A. S. Tompkins, Edgefield, S. C.
This sale is made subject to con
firmation by the said court.
T. L Hickman,
A. S. Tompkins,
June 14th, 1909.
Try the new Talcum Powder
[ Williams' Carnation Pink.
Penn & Holstein.
We sell Studebaker buggy anc
wagon, harness-nothing better or
the market. Prices very reasonable
Edgefield Mercantile Co
Beautiful iron and enameled beds
just what you need.
Ramsey & Jones.
We solicit your prescriptior
business. Utmost care is exercised
in compounding prescriptions anc
only pure, fresh drugs are used. Om
prices are very reasonable.
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son
Delightful Breakfast Fish Roe
formerly 20 cents, now 10 cents.
Penn & Holstein.
Money to Loan.
On improved farm property.
James Frank & Son, Augusta, Ga.
Photographic: Spring is th
best tithe-; foy-photographs of al
R. H. Mims.
Get a pair of children's, misse
[ and boys' low shoes at cost. 301
pairs to close out for cash.
Jas. E. Hart.
The new Talcum Powder, Gai
wood's pound package of Talcui
powder for only 25 cents. Nothin
I better oh the market.
Pena <fc Holstein.
THE NATIONAL BANK
- OF AUGUSTA,
AUGUSTA, - - - GA.
L. C. HAYNE, President.
CHAS. Ri CLARK, Cashier.
SURPLUS & PROFITS S200,00?.?O.
The business' of om out-of
town friends receives the same
careful attention as that of our
local depositors. The ?cco?nts
of careful conservative people
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 Powcl?r, also full
line Colgate's soaps at
Penn & Holstein.
B?autiful assortment ; Of Ham
mocks. The season has arrived for
hanging one in your home.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Large assortment I of tablets
paper, pencils, examination pads
and school'supplies of a.U kinds.
Five-pound bucket bf roasted
Mocha and Java coffee-flavor un
excelled- only $1.00.
We are headquarters for paints,
oil-and varnish. See us before buy
Fresh shipment of Nunnally's
candies and bon bons just received
Penn <fe Holstein. '
Freshen arid beautify the interi
or of your.home by naing our cal
cino and alabastlne.
Fly nets in leather or cotton for
RAM?EY <fe JONES.
Patronize The Concord
To my friends and patrons
throughout Edgefield. and', Saluda
I beg to sa y i I f^ar I will not be
able, to visit the home of every land
owner hr the interest of the well
known, and justly popular Concord
Nurseries of Georgia, but any .one
wishing to inspect our line of, fruit
or ornamental tresB, ;ean notify rae
through the mail, and I will call on
them with pleasure.
I .would call special attention to
the ever-bearing mulberry, which
begins to drop its fruit early in
spring and continues through the
summer, being' very valuable for
hogs and-poultry. One tree is worth
a barrel pf Corn every year. It is
also vainflf^as a ' shade and or
namental.T^ .arid will bear the
second year. One of my -customers
says he has one that he would not
take twenty-five dollars for.
Drop rae a card at Edgefield,
when in need of. any kind of trees
? P. R. WATES.
Cleaning ?nd Pressing
. . i. :
vi still have ; rivy cleaning ant
pressing room on the second floo:
of the Sheppard . Building and re
spectfully solicit the patronage o
the people. I can clean and pres
men's clothing so as to make then
appear brand new, and I also mak
a specialty of pressing ladies' skirts
My prices are. reasonable, and
guarantee satisfaction on ever;
job sent but, I also clean hats.
I respectfully ask for a share o
Watch and Jey/elry Repairing
Ali Work Guarantee
Edgefield, S. C.
v James A. Bobey,
Johnston, S. C.
Office over News-Monitor Office.
Walter C. Miller,
731 Green St.; Augusta, Ga.
Wanted-Trustworthy man or
woman in each county to advertises
receive orders and manage busines.
f or New York Mail Order House;
$18.00 weekly; position permanent,
no investment required.. Previous
experience not essential to engaging
Spare time valuable. Enclose self
addressed envelope for full particu
lars. Address, CLARKE co., Whole
siile Dept.. 103 PARE AVE., NEW
Cheap Excursion Rates via
Charlottsville, Va., and Return.
Account Summer School Univer
sity of Virginia, June 18-.Tuly 31.
Tickets on sale June 15, 10, 17. 18,
2;S, July 5 and 12. Final limit re
turning 15 days JFrom date of sale.
Seattle, Wash., and Return, Ac
count Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo
sition. Tickets on sale May 24,
until September 30th, final limit re
turning October 31st, 1909. Diverse
rc utes with stop-over privileges.
Summer excursion rates in effect
May 29th, to September 30th
final limit October 31 st, 1909.
Convenient schedules and superi
or train service to all points in all
directions pf the Southern railway.
For detailed information, call on
any ticket agent of the Southern
R: iii way, or address,
J. L. Meek, W. E. McGee
A. G. P. A. T. P. A.
A:lanta, Ga. Augusta, Ga.
I represent a
strong line of Fire In
and can insure your
Your patronage will
H. A. Smith.
TIM MOflS & C0RLE?,
V ? '."
Appointments at Trenton
Crown and Bridge Work a Spwial
JAS. S. BYRD.
. ; r
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
"Office over Post-Office.
'.[ desire to inform the public
iliat I am prepared to frame
?ill kinds of pictures, diplo
mas, etc, I carry a large as
sortment of moulding and
guarantee satisfaction on ev
ery order. Prices reasonable.
A trial is all I ask.
W. R. COVAR,
Cotton Seed Meal and
I -.ake this means of notifying
my i riends and the public that I
keep a large supply of fresh Cotton
ton Heed Meal and Hulls constantly
on hand and can fill their orders at
reasonable prices. Warehouse near
site if old depot. Your patronage
A. M. Timmerman.
EDGEFIELD, S C.
State and County Depositor}
J, C. SHEPPARD, W. W. ADAMS
J. H. BOUKNIGHT, T. H. RAINSFOS
J, M. COBB, B. S. HOLLANI
A. S. TOMPKINS, C. C. F?LLE
W. E. PRESCOTT.
J. C. SHEPPARD, President.
W. W. ADAMS. Vice-Presidem
IS. J. MIMS, Cashier.
?. H. ALLEN, Ass't Cashier.
Pays interest on deposits b
Money to loan.on liberal terms.
Prompt and polite attention t
YOUR Account Solicited
Come to Us
Everybody is striving to keep cool these
July days. Let us help you by fitting .you
up in Oxfords, Underwear, and top Clothing
suited to the occasion,
Come to see us.
Dorn & Mims.
i MOVED m
I desire to notify my patrons and the
public generally that i have moved my
repair shop into my new buildings in the
rear of the Parker and Advertiser
I carry a large assortment of first
class material and having made im
provements upon my plant, am better
prepared to serve the people than ever.
None but first class mechanics em
ployed. All work is done under my
personal supervision. A triaHs all we
ask, ' . i . > ,."./ <? ' : -.
W. H. Powell,
WE now represent the Char
lotte Steam Laundry formerly re
presented by May & Tompkins,
and we solicit the patronage of
the public generally and we will
guarantee satisfaction. Get your
laundry in by Tuesday afternoon.
Jones & Son
Notice to Public.
I am now1 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.
1908 Banner Year
Notwithstanding the panic and other
business drawbacks, our sales we re
larger than any previous year.
We are better prepared than ever
to serve you and can give you your
money's worth every time.
Agents forSucrene Feed.
ARRINGT?N BROS & CO.
863 Broad St., ugusta, 6a.
?mm . ? i >" ? Mfr 1 ' ' 1
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