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v Sept 22nd, 1909.
The session of 1909-10 bf the
Edgefield graded school beg'ns
October court will convene the
2nd Monday, with Hon. John 0.
Wilson as presiding judge..
Miss" Lona Tillman, the eldest
daughter of Senator B. R. Tillman,
spent Thursday last in Edgefield as
the guest of Mrs. Mamie X. Till
Mr. J. E. Hart bas inaugurated a
cost sale. In fact, certain lines of
summer goods are being sold at ten
per cent below cost. The new fall
merchandise is included in this sale.
No goods will be charged at the
Attention is directed to the state
. ments of the Bank of Trenton,
Bank of Edgefield and Bank of
Parksville in this issue. All of thes?*
institutions are ?n a very flourishing
Mr. E. E. Padgett, of Saluda, has
been employed as bookkeeper by
the Edgefield Mercantile Company,
and his sister, Miss Pearl Padgett,
is filling the position of stenogra
' pher and typewriter at the Farmers
The large quantity of wire that
is being sold shows that. a greater
number of farmers are embarking
in stock raising. Messrs. Stewart
and Kernaghan sold Mr. J. F. Payne
and Capt. John R. Blocker about a
mile of the celebrated Pittsburg
wire on Saturday last.
Messrs. Ramsey & Legwen, large
cotton factors of Augusta, solicit
your patronage in their advertise
ment this week. This reliable firm
already has many friends through
out our county. Mr. Ramsey is the
senior member of the firm of Ram
sey & Jones of our town.
The Advertiser's little ten-year-old
daughter has developed into a first
class cook, but she devotes her en
tire talent to cooking sweet things.
Her favorite cake is banana cake,
and she says that the' reason
she likes it best is because it must
alway be eaten on the same day it is
Lumber for Sale: Can fill orders
for lumber at mill, or will deliver
in Edgefield. Send me your orders.
John M. Mays.
Mr. B. F. Zimmerman's family
has arrived in Edgefield and they
are now occupying the house near
the depot, where Capt. 0. P.
Bright formerly resided. These good
people make valuable acquisition's
to the social and religious life of
our community. TVIrs. Zimmerman's
sister, Miss Louise Marchant, of
Greer, S. C., is spending a month
with her. v '
You have doubtless heard of 'vall
cotton" farmers. Well, Mr. B. D.
Kitchings is a *'no cotton" farmer.
Having embarked in hay farming
and stock raising, he has converted
his gin house into a hay barn. Con
sidering the present cost of labor,
implements, etc., euere is more
money in producing other things
on the farm than growing cotton.
Rev. W. P. B. Kinard, of Ep
worth, S. C.,.passed through Atlan
ta yesterday en route to Meridian,
Miss., accompanied by Mrs. Kinard
and their daughter, Cecil, and son
Calvin. The two latter are to be
placed in college at Meridian, which
was established by the Holiness fra
ternity. With Rev. Kinard was Mr.
John Lund nun, son of Judge S. IL
Landrum, who will remain in the
city with his father for several days,
and thence he goes to New York to
enter a conservatory of music for
the purpose of prosecuting his stud
ies in his chosen profession.-Atlan
Large stock of trunks, 3uit cases
and traveling bags. Prices very
RAMSEY & JOKES. '
Waterman's Fountain Pens.
We carry a full assortment of the
celebrated Waterman Fountain
Pens, the best that the market
Penn & Holstein,
Successors lo G. L. Penn & Son.
This is the season to give your
chickens a tonic. We can supply
you with Pratt's Poultry Food and
Stock Powders. Nothing better.
Celebrated for style, perfect fit, simplicity and
reliability nearly 40 years. Sold in nearly
every city and town in the United States and
Canada, or by mail direct. More sold than
any other make. Send ur ire? catalogue.
More subscribers than any other fashion
maurine-million a month. Invaluable. Lat
est styles, patterns, dressmaking, millinery,
plain sewing, fancy needlework, hairdressing,
etiquette, good stories, etc. On iv SO cents a
year (worth double), including a tree pattern.
Subscribe today, or send for sample copy,
. WONDERFUL INDUCEMENTS
A to Agents. Postal brings premium catalogue
and new cash prise offers. Address
TH Met AU CO., m t9 SM W. 371B St? NIW YOU
Off For the University
Son,e of Edgefield's brightest
boys belong to the Edgefield colony
at the South Carolina University.
Messi s. J ames Sheppard, and Bald
win Carwile resumed their duties
last Monday, being accompanied by
Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr., Edgar I
Roper and A. V. Lewis who will
enter for the first time.
Mee ing of Concore ia Lodge
The regular meeting
of Concordia Lodge,
A. F. M., will be held
in the lodge rooms,
Friday night, Septem-,
ber 24tb. All members are urged to
be present. Visitors in; good stand
ing are invited.
J.- H. Allen, AV. M.
J. R. Tompkins, Sec.
Enthusiasm Runs High.
The ce rn contest seems to have
prepared the way for the wheat and
oats contest. Enthusiasm is already
running high. Nearly every day
we hear of farmers who ar? already
planning to enter either one or both
of the contests. Mr. J. N. Fair says
he expects to have two acres in oats,
an upland and a lowland acre, select
ing the best for the contest at har
Gone to Visit Santa Claus.
Mr. J. D. Holstein will leave tue
latter part of the week for New
York, to purchase a large stock of
Christmas goods for Messrs. Penn
& Holstein. As the crop conditions
and business outlook are favorable,
Mr. Holstein will purchase a larger
and handsomer assortment of holi
day goods than ever.' He has excel
lent taste and judgment which, to->
gether with his large experience,
enable him to buy to the best pos
The first of the October weddings,
in which the people of Edgefield, as
well as thos2 of Trenton, have a deep
and affectionate interest, has been
announced by the following invita
"Mrs. G. W. Morrall requests the
honour of your presence at the mar
riage of her daughter, Florrie Alber
ta- to Mr. Frank Woodson Miller,
on "Wednesday evening, October the
sixth, at. six o'clock, Presbyterian
Church, Tre-iton, South Carolina.
Greatly Pleased With Staunton.
Mr. Thom;is H. Rainsford,Jr.,has
entered upon his duties as profes
sor of mathematics in the Staunton
Military Academy. Tn a letter re
ceived Saturday ordering The Ad
vertiser set|t to him at Staunton, Mr.
Rainsford said: "Staunton is a beau
tiful place and I like my situation
very much." This Institution is pe
culiarly fortunate in securing this
brilliant young Edgefieldian as a
member of its faculty.
Furniture nud House Furnish
There is no more popular furni
ture store in Augusta than that of
E. M. Andrews Furniture Co. A
very large portion of their patron
age resides north of the Savannah,
having made many friends among
Carolinians bydieir courteous treat
ment, businesslike methods and
honest dealing. When you are in
Augusta and have anything in the
way of furniture and house fur
nishings to buy, do not fail to call
at this large store, 972 Broad street.
From the Experience of Edge
field People. .
We are fortunate indeed to be
able to profit by the experience of
our neighbors. The public utterance8
of Edgefield residents on the fol
lowing subject will interest and
benefit thousands of our readers.
Read this statement. No better
proof can be had.
Mrs. M Timmerman, Cedar Row,
Edgefield, S. C., says: "For about
three or four months I suffered con-:
siderably from a lameness in the
small of my back and I could not
get anything tha* would help me.
My kidneys were also out of order
and when I heard that' Doan's kid
ney pills were good for such troub
les, I procured a box. They stopped
the pain and made nie feel better in
every way. I consider Doan's kid
ney pills to be a valuable kidney
remedy and knowing as ,1 do of
their merit, I adv.se other persons
bothered as I was to give them a
For sale by ali dealers. Price 50c.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's and
take no other.
V. A. HEMSTREET & BRO.
And Other Guns.
655 Broad St., - Augusta, Ga.
Below Ga. R. R, Bank.
Ko. 101. One of the Best Hotels
n any country Town in the South,
14 Rooms and all appurtenances.
I already furnished, well 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. A.s from all over the
No. 102. A comfortable Cottage
on Buncombe Street, in Edgefleld,
No. 103. A Cozy Cottage near the
business part of the Town in Edge
field, S. C.
No. 104. Residence on Jeter Street
in Edgefield, S. C.
No. 105. 00-acre.Farm between
Edgefield and Trenton S. C.
No. 106. 200-acre Farm about 10
miles South of Edgefield, S. C.
No. 107. The Capt. -Lewis Jones
place-70 acres beautifully located
in town of Edgefield. Purchaser
could sell almost enough town lots
to pay for the place 2 4-roorn
No. 108. Good Farm, 205 acres
on road between Edgefield and
Parksville, 4 miles from latter place
?0Q acres, of timbered land, well
watered, two good tenant houses. -
No. 108. Good farm on Parksville
road six miles west of Edgefield con
taining 77 aores. Good three room
house, good water and gpod pasture,
very desirable place.
' Two Cottages in Edgefield.
If ybu have any Real Estate,
Houses, Lands for Sale ot to Buy,
or any business in Real Estate I beg
to offer my services in giving same
Let nie know of your Wants and
E. J Norris.
Insurance and Real Estate Agent
Schedule Effective June 20,
N. E.-These schedule figures show
the time that trains may be expected to
arrive and epart, but the times stated
are not guaranteed.
North and Southbound Trains
8:10 A. M. No. 209, daily, for Augus
ta, Columbia, Spa:*tanburg,
Greenville, Asheville and
intermediate points. Par
lor-cafe car Columbia to
Asheville. Am>e Augusta
10:10 A. M. Columbia 10:50
A. M. Spartanburg 5:16 P/
' M. Greenville 6:55 P. M.
Asheville 9:15 P. M.
9:40 A. M. No: 226, daily, except Sun
day, for Aiken, Charleston
and intermediate points
. also Columbia Washington
and New York. !?ullman
car Trenton to New York.
Arrive Aiken 3:45 P. M.
Columbia 7:30 P. M. Char
leston 8:45 P. M. Washing
ton 10:40 A. M. New York
5:00 P. M.
6:50 P. M. No. 207, daily, for Augus
ta and intermediate points,
- arrive Augusta 8:35 P. M.
Arrival of Trains.
From Asheville, Washington, New
York, Columbia and Augusta No. 208
daily 9:30 A. M. From Aiken No. 2301
daily 4:40 P. M. No, 210 daily except
Sunday 12:50 P. M. From Augusta,
Columbia and Asheville No. 206 daily
7:40 P. M.
For further, information, call on
C. H. ACKERT, V. P. and G. M.,
Washington, D. C.
W. H. TAYOE, G. P. A.,
. Washington, D. C.
J. L. MEEK, A. G. P. A.,
w. E. MCGEE, T. P. A.,
Anyone Rending a sketch and description ??jay
qnlckly ascertain our opinion free whetbor an
Invention Is probably patentable. Comitun! ea
lions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patenta
sent ?reo. Oldest nponey for securing patcnu.
Patents taken through Blum: & Co. receive
tpecial notice, without charge. Ul tba
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Lartn.it CT
culatlon of any sclcnttdc journal. Terms, 9? a
year: four months, $L> Sold by al] nowsdealom.
MUNN &Co.36!Bro8^ New Yolk
Branch Office. 625 F St, Washington, D. C.
Succeed when everything else fails.
In nervous prostration' and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY,!. I VER AND
it is the best medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counter.
.tust received fresh shipment of
Leggettfs Premium^'cheese. Every
housewife in this vicinity knows of
its superior quality.
Penn "cfc Holstein,
Successors to G. L. Penn cfc Son.
Lumber for Sale.
Parties, desiring to purchase Lum
ber can get it at my place 3^ miles
South of Edgefio?d. Send in bills
for what' you wish. Oak and Pine,
S. B. MAYS,
BgS.D. 1. Edgefield.
NEW MARKET OPENED.
I desire to inform the people of
the town and county of Edgefield
that J have ojpfened up a FIRST
CLASS MARGET in the Tompkins
building, to tlj^-iear of the Bank of
Edgefield andjpvill certainly have on
hand the choicest meat throughout
the week, Monday as well as Satur
Watch alld Jewelry Repairing
AH Work Guaranteed
Edgefield, S. C.
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gie Mills, Engines, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
qle., Steam and Gasoline En
gines/Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
Gins .and Press Repairs.
. AUGUSTA, GA.
?? I represent a
strong line of Fire In
and can insure your
Your patronage will
H. A. Smith,
THE NATIONAL BANK
AUGUSTA, - - - GA.
L. C. HAYNE, President.
CHAS. R. 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
EDGEFIELD, S C.
State and County Depository
J, C. SHEPPARD, W. W. ADAMS,
J. H. BouicNittHT, T. H. RAINSFOR,
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.
. Prompt and polite attention to
YOUR Account Solicited
THERE 15 NOTH
ING /IKE AN
No crevices as hiding
places for pests,and no
slats continually fall
ing down,White Enam
eled and brass mount
ed, Comfort in their
very looks, and easily
kept clean. Cost no
more than out-of-date
wood beds. We have
them at $3.50 to $100.
Originally Fleming &
Bowles. 904 Broad St.
A nice souvenir needle case
.free for the asking.
Appointment of Trustees.
I desire to give notice that in con
sequence of an opinion rendered by
the Attorney General there will be
no appointment of school trustees
this year, except to fill vacancies
caused bv death or resignation.
A. K. NICHOLSON,
Supt. Ed., E.Co.
Notice is hereby given that an ex
amination for the purpose of issuing
certificates to teachers will be held
on the first Friday in October, the
same being the 1st day of said
A. R. NICHOLSON,
^Supt. Ed. E. Co.
JAS. S. BYRD.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
fJj^TGfflce over Post-Office.
TIMMO? & CORLE?,
Appointments at Trenton
Crown and Bridge Work a Special
I am doing business at the same
old stand. Will pajr the highest
market price fo^r your cotton seed
and will sell you meal and hulls at
very low prices, or will exchange
meal and hulls for seed. I solicit a
share of vour patronage.
J. W. CHEATHAM.
Lumber For Sale.
We have put Mr. Tom
Smith in charge of our lum
ber. Any one desiring 1st
class heart boards, weath
er boarding, ceiling and
flooring will do well to
call on him
W. A. STROM.
P. P. BLALOCK.
You should remember when buy
ing anv one of the dozen following
articles that I save you money on
Dry Cell Batteries
C. S. Hulls
C. S. Meal
I solicit your patron
age. Send, Come or
Phone No. 10.
E. S. JOHNSON.
AND CURE THE LUUQS
FOR 8 OUGHSand 50c & $1.00
W0LDS Free Trial.
Surest and Quickest Cure for all
THROAT and LUNG TROUB
LES, or MONEY BACK
EB-a-? ninianmnmw i
Best grade asphalt roofing $1.35 per square,
regular price $2.00
ORDER QUICK, Supply limited;
R. J. Horne & Co.,
"Builper's Material fro m fonndation'to roof."
W. W. RAMSEY.
G. W. LEGWEN
RAMSEY & LEGWEN,
835-7 REYNOLDS STREET, - AUGUSTA, GA.
. . . DEALERS IK . . :
High Grade Buggies, Carriages, Wagons,'
Jos. E. Luke.
Edward C. Fleming.
Luke & Fleming
748 Reynolds Street, opposite the Cotton Exchange.
AUGUSTA, GA. ,
Your Business Solicited.
Thc Rural Mall Comes Once a Day
THE TELEPHONE keeps you in touch with
neighbors, friends and the city every minute
of every dav. Progressive farmers through
out the South are installing telephones in their
homes and connecting with the Bell System. The
cost is low; the service is satisfactory. ,
Write today to the nearest Bell Telephone
Manager for pamphlet, or address
Farmers' Line Department
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH CO.
42 SOUTH PRYOR STREET, ATLANTA, GA.
E. J. NORRIS,
Fire and Life Specialties,
Accident, Health, Tornado, Live Stock.
I Represent the People of Edgefield County and I rep
resent the Prudential Life Insurance Co., The" Gibraltar
The Hartford Fire Insurance Company,
v Home Fire Insurance Co., of New York, the largest in
.Etna Fire Insurance Company, of Hartford, one of
the biggest-The combined assets of these three over
$60,000,000.00-and many other Companies.
This Agency has paid out about $50,000.00 in Fire
I feel sure there is no wr* ere to be had as good a Life
Insurance Policy as that issued by the Prudential Life In
19Q8 Banner Year
STotwithstanding the panic and other
business drawbacks, our sales were
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 for Suer ene Feed.
ARRINGT0N BROS &C0.
863 Broad St., Augusta, Ga.