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To Fix Licenses for the Town
of Ed g en eld on Business, Oc
- cu pa tic ns and Professions I
From July 15th, 1909 to July ?
15th, 1910 and to Provide for j
the Collection of the Same.
Be it Ordained By The Town
Council of Edgefield, S. C., And
By Authority Of Same.
Sec. 1 That the following licen
ses on business, occupation and pro
fession to be paid by the person or
persons carrying on or engaged in
said business, occupation or profes
sion shall be levied and collected
for the term ending July 15th, 1&I0
payable July 15th, 1909 or within
thirty days thereafter, and execu
tion with a penalty ten (io). per
cent upon the amount of said licen
ses shall be issued and enforced for
all such licenses unpaid at the ex
piration of that time. Provided;
that persons entering into business,
occupation or profession prior to
July 15th, 1910 shall be required to
take out a license as provided for
persons who are doing business in
the town of Edgefield, S. C., July
15th, 1909 except such persons ap
plying for licenses . after February
15th, 1010 [shall pay one half the
license for the remainder of the li
cense year, and no license shall be
issued for a less period than one
half of one year, as follows, to wit:
Agenta for or dealers in fertiliz
ers for sales of 100 tons or
less, $4 00
\ For each additional 100
tons or fraction thereof, 2 00
Auctioneer except exempt by stat
ute for each sale 1 00
Agent? selling or dealing in pat
ent .rights, whether in store or
on street, 2? 00
AgentH or dealers in sewing ma
chines, 5 00
Agent? for or dealers in pianos
and organs, 5 00
Agents real estate buying, rent
ing or selling, 5 00
Agente insurance company, life
or fire, where net commis
sions amount to $200? or
from $200 to $500 $5 and $1
for each additional $100 or
Agents binders, reapers mowers
and harvesters ana other farm
implements except where
bought and sold (as other mer
anks, for eich $1,000
tion thereof of
mitounce to the people
: Ed^efielcl that we ha1
rell selected stock of ]
ing and solicit your pa
ll and inspect onr line
vare. Mill Su
)oljs. Jewel ?
ols. John D
lents. Pittsburg Fen
s, Tires, Axles, all s
isefurnishing Goods, Enamel
sift Ware, the kind that is g
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t a Share of Your F
Bakers, 1 00
Barbers," first chair,, 2 50
each additional chair I 00
Billiard and pool tables, where
run for profits each 25 00
Blacksmith shop, first
forge, 2 50
each additional forge 1 00
Bottling works, 2 50
Book agents, per day 1 00
Butcher shop or venders of fresh
meats, except where the meat
is offered for sale by the rais
er or producer, 5 00
Building and loan association or
agents thereof, 10 00
?ircus or menagerie, $10 to $100
in advance, in the discretion
of the mayor.
Circus, each side show $2 to $25
in the discretion of the mayor
Commission merchant and brok
ers 5 00
Cotton buyer, . 5 00
Cotton seed buyer, 5 00
Contractor for contract of less
than $100- 1 00
Contractors for over $100 andi
less than $1,000 5 00
For each additional $1,000 or
fraction thereof, 2 00
Sub-contractors shall be liable
for a like license tax
Cotton Factory and oil mill for
each $1,000 or fraction there
of capital stock, 1 00
Cotton gin 3 00
for each additional gin 2 00
Caanery, 2 50
Dentists, Lawyers, Doctors/and
veterinarian, for $1,000 or
less, 7 50
For each additional $1,000 or
fraction thereof, 2 50
Drays, one horse, 3 00
Drays, two horses or more 5 00
Drags or medicines, not jpaying
a general merchandise license
each, for first day,
For each additional day, 3 00
Dealers in horses and mules as
drovers, for each horse or
mole sold 2 00
Wood, coal, etc. 2 50
Dyer and Pr?sser, 5 00
Express companies for business
done in the state, and not in
cluding that done without the
state, and nots government
business 1 30 00
Fresh fish and oysters 5 00
Fruit tree agent per day 1 00
per . year, 3 00
Ho tels, transient boarders, 5 00
Horses, mules, persons selling at
of the Town
ve opened np
ice, all heights.
led Ware, Tin Ware,
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each horse or
Insurance Company, fire life and
each insurance company of
any kind, or any company or
corporation or society having
insurance features other than
charitable or benevolent 2 50
Ice dealer, 2 50
Ice cream peddlers, 2 50
Job printing and soliciting
Livery and feed stables, keeping
1 horse and not over 5 10 00
For each additional horse 2 00
Lumber yard 5 00
Millinery not carried with gen
eral stock 5 00
Map agent's per rday 1 00
Mattress and feather renovators
per day, for each solicitor 2 00
Merchants' licenses shall be as
W H Turner, $15, Rives Bros.
$15, W E Lynch & Co. $20, J W
Peak $12 50, W W Adams & Co
$25, Jones & Son $12 50, May &
Prescott $15, Ramsey & Jones
$35, JE Hart $15, WA Hart $7 50,
L E Jackson $7 50, J Runenstein
$25, Edgefield Mercantile Compa
ny $5Q, Dunovant & Co. $7 50, W
LDunovant $15, Penn & Holstein
$20, Dorn & Mims $15, B Tim
mons $15, J L Hart $7 50, Monroe
Ouzts $5, C W Watson $5 00, H
H Sanders $5 00, W* C Jackson
$5 00, Stewart & Kernaghan $10 00
Oculist or optician 3 00
Oculist or optician, traveling per
day 3 00
Organ grinders 1 00
Photographers 3 00
Photographers, itinerant, per
week or fractional part there
of 3 00
Peddlers per day at the discre
tion of mayor $1 to 10 00
Planing mills 10 00
Railroad for business done with
in the state not including that
done without the state, or in
terstate commerce and not in
cluding that done for the gov
ernment 150 00
Restaurants 2 00
Repair shops, carriage and
wagon 5 00
S ) S
Soda fountain not connected with
otter business ?? 00
Sale stables V. 15 00
Standing of stallion or
jackass - 5 00
Telegraph companies, for busi
ness done within the state and
not including that done with
out the state or for the gov
ernment 20 00
Telephone business done within
the state and not including
that done; without the state or
for the government 50 00
Wholesale j?ealers in kerosene
oil, $20 00
Watch maker and jeweler, for
repairing and selling, or
either, 2 00
Warehouse fsioring cotton 10 00
All licenses '.shall be issued
by the Clerk as herein provided. If
it be a firm, shall contain the name
of the firm proposing to do busi
ness under same, and all- the names
of individuals composing such firm.
If it be a corporation, it shall con
tain the name of the corporation
and the officers of same, r
Any. person or persons carrying*
on business or occupation or run
ning any establishment named in
this or preceding sections, withcut
having taken out license therefor
as herein provided, upon conviction
shall be fined not less than one dol
Jar, nor more than one hundred
dollars per day, or fraction thereof^
or to be imprisoned in "the county
jail, or be sentanced to hard labor
on the streets or the public
works of the town for a period of
not less than one nor more than
thirty days for each and ' every day,
or fraction thereof, such business
or profession is carried on withcut
such license. For any business, call
ing, occupation or profession not
enumerated in the foregoing, a li
cense tax of not more than $25
shall be paid to the clerk by person,
firm or corporation engaged or run
ning same. All licenses issued un
der this ordinance shall be posted
in a conspicuous place on premises
where business or profession is
carried on, and subject to inspection
at any and all times by the officers
of the town.
Any person or persons failing to
post said license shall be subject to
a fine of not more than five dollars
or imprisonment for not more than
ten days. i
Any firm or officer of any cor
poration making any false or fraudu
lent returns where a return under
oath is by this ordinance, required,
shall, upon conviction, be fined not
less than twenty-five dollars nor
more than fifty dollars or be im
prisoned not more than thirty days
nor less than thirty days at the
discretion of the mayor.
Any person, firm or corporation
liable to the license tax herein be
fore set forth, whose said tax is
regulated, by the amount of busi
ness done or the amount of stock
carried, ^required to make a return
under bain "to the clerk of the town
council on or before the 15th day
of August, 1909, and on failure so
to do, such person or1 officer or
agent of such firm or corporation
shall be liable to a fine of not ex
ceeding one hundred dollars or im
prisonment not exceeding thirty
days for each and every day or
fraction thereof such person, or
officer, or agent aforesaid shall te
in default of making such returns.
s All licenses issued under the fore
going sections are NON TRANS
FERABLE AND WILL ONLY
PROTECT THOSE TO WHOM
THEY ARE ISSUED.
Done and ratified in town coun
cil assembled this the 1st July
J. R. Tompkins, Mayor
W. H. Hading,
[Seal] ' i
THE NATIONAL BANK
AUGUSTA, - - - GA.
L. C. HAYNE, President.
CHAS. Pw. CLARK, Cashier.
SURPLUS & PROFITS $200,000.00'
The business of our out-of
town friends receives the same
careful attention as that of our
local depositors. The accounts
of careful conservative people
Beautiful assortment of Ham
mocks. The season has arrived for
hanging one in your home.
Edgefield M?rcantile Co.
Watch and Jewelry Repairing
AH Work Guaranteed
GEO. F. MIMS,
Edgefield, S. C.
, 'Beautiful iron and enameled beds,
just what you need.
Ramsey & Jones.
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 & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
Try the new Talcum Powder
Williams' Carnation Pink.
Penn & Holstein.
We sell Studebaker buggy and
wagon harness-nothing better on
the market. Prices very reasonable.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
I represent a
strong line of Fire In
and can insure your
Your patronage will
H. A. Smith.
James A. Dobey,
Johnston, S. C.
Office over News-Monitor Office.
TIMMOftS & C0RLEY,
Appointments at Trenton
Crown and Bridge Work a Special
JAS. S. BYRD.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
'Office over Post-0 (flee.
I desire to inform the public
that I am prepared to -frame
ali.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,
ED CE P? EL D.
EDGEFIELD, S C.
State and County Depository
J, C. SHEPPARD, W. W. ADAMS,
J. H. BOUKNIGHT, T. H. RAINSFOE,
J, M. COBB, B. S. HOLLAND,
A. S. TOMPKINS, * C. C. FULLER
W. E. PRESCOTT.
J. C. SHEPPARD, President.
W. W. ADAMS. vice-President.
E. J. MIMS, Cashier.
J. H. ALLEN, Ass't Cashier. '
Pays interest on deposits by
Money to loan on liberal terms.
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