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Seeking Its Origin.
A little fellow who had just felt
the hard side of the slipper turned
to mother for consolation.
"Mother," he asked "did grandpa
thrash father ?vhen ho was a little
"Tes," answered his mother im
"And did his father thrash him
when he was little?"
And did his father thrash him"?
"Well,who started the thing, any
Fresh oatmeal and shredded
wheat at ,
Quite Dry Enough
? Each Sunday the parson rode 3
miles to church. On this particular
Sunday it was raining very hard.
He rode the distance on horseback,
and when he reached the church,
was soaking wet, says The Circle.
Several of the good old sisters
who were there early placed a chair
before thc fire for him and hung his
wet coat up to dry.
"I am so afraid that I won't be
dry enough to preach," he said.
"Oh," said one of the sisters,
"when you get in the pulpit and
start to preaching, yon will he dry
Large stock of trunks, suit cases
and traveling bags. Prices very
RAMSEY & JONES.
A Painful Face.
"My face pains me, doctor.
What "shall I do?" asked the pa
"I'm sure I don't know," repiled
the doctor. "You know 1 have no
way of improving your looks."
A Railroad Station..
A conductor and a brakeman on a
Montana railroad differ as to the
proper pronuciation of the name Eu
relia. Passengers are often startled
upon arrival at this station to hear
the conductor yell :
"You're a liar! You're a liar!"
And tl en from the brakeman at
the other end of the car:
"You really arel You really are!"
Bought It Yet?
We Invite You
to Call and In
spect Our High
The Clothing Man.
We have never been better equipped in every department of our large store
for serving the people of Edgefield county. Our buyers placed large orders
with the leading manufacturers early in the summer, and the goods are all in
and displa}'ed. We ask a careful inspection of every department.
urniture and H ouse Furnishings.
We have an unusually large assortment of Furniture and House Furnishings
and invite the ladies especially to visit our second floor: We will mention
just a few items :
Rockers, Dining Chairs, Bed Room Suits, Centre Tables,
Dining Tables, Chiffoniers, Costumers, Hat Racks,
Side Boards, Pictures, Iron Beds, Cradles,
Felt Mattresses, Toilet Sets,
Bowls and Pitchers, Sewing Machines, Trunks, Suit Cases,
Rugs, Art Squares, Clocks, Grates, Cook Stoves, Heating Stoves.
HARNESS AND VEHICLES
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Our Harness, Wagon and Buggy department has always been one of our
We have a very large stock of buggy and wagon harness, single and double,.
at very reasonable prices.
Our Moyer Buggies are unexcelled, scores and scores of the leading citizens
of the county can testify to their ?Superior Quality. Our Smith Buggy is also a
Mitchell Wagon stands first among the many wagons on the market. The
2J and 2j wagons^are guaranteed to hold any load placed upon them. The
tires are guaranteed not to need shrinking before they wear thin. If you are
not running a "Mitchell," try one. That is all we ask.
Large stock of saddles, bridles, whips, lap robes, etc. .
: Undertakers Supplies.
I We carry a full assortment of undertakers supplies, from the cheapest coffin
to the high-priced metallic caskets. Our hearse responds promptly to all calls,
day or night.'
GROCERIES AND PLANTATION SUPPLIES.
The first floor of our large store is well stocked Groceries, Hardware, Crock
ery, Tinware, Woodenware, Paint and Plantation Supplies of every description
We solicit a share of your business, believing that we can make it to your int r
est to spend your money with us.
4Big RinP-Wild West-3 Menageries
100 Feature Artists. 100 feted Artists.
realest Riders. Most Noted.Aerobats.FamedGymnasts
50 Clowns. 10 Menage Acts. Troupe Trained Horses.
Horse Back Riding Sea Lions!
Troupe Japanese and Arabs
G?stelo Riding Act, Ta rant's Pasting Act.
Iron Jaw Act. Castanet te sliding down 60 foot incline cn his head.
ORTON'S GREAT BUCGY RIDING ACT!
Hippopotamus, Rhinocerous, White Bears, Tigers,
Horned Horse, Eland, Leopard, Lions, and hosts
- - - - of Animals, Seals, Sea<Lions - - - -
2-Herds of Big Performing Elephants-2
Drove Camels! Water Buffaloes! Zebras, Etc.
> KING'S COMPLETE WILD WEST!
Cow Boys! Cow Giris! Mexicans and Indians!
Stage Coach Robbery, Manging Horse Thief, Battl
Wounded Knee. Every Known Kind of Western Sport
and Pastimes of the Plain's.
COMPANY OF U. S. CAVALRY.
In All Kinds of Monk ey Drills and Kiding
l300.000.00 Free Street Parade Daily
6 Bands. 50 Cages. io Tableam Wagons, Mounted Peoph
Led Stock, Cavalry, Wild West, 60 Ponies, 300 Horses
Two Performaces Daily, Rain or Shine, Doors Open 1 and 7 pm,
CHEAP EXCURSIONS ON ALL RAILROADS.
When y^M?p? to Augusta to buy your Winter Mercban
anclisew Kiil to call upon us. Our l?lrge stove is wall
tilled ii^^Pfe?partment and we can supply your needs at
very low prices.
DRY GOODS: We carry a very large stock of dry goods from the
staple domestic to the finest silks and.dross goods. Come in and let
us shaw you
SHOES: We defy competition on shoet. Shots for every age, every
occasion and every purse. You cannot afford to buy before seeing
CLOTHING: Large stock ot stylish and dependable clothing for
men and boys at low prices
NOTIONS: Our notion department is always full of the new and
MILLINERY: We invite the ladles to visit our millinery depart
ment All of the latest styles by express every'week Come to see us.
AUGUSTA BEE HIVE*
Abe Cohen, 'V'-' - - Prop
At the stand next door
to the post office, and in
vite yon to call when in
need of Clothing, Shoes, Etats
and Men's Furnishings.
We can ?t any size man
ind any size purse. Our
styles and quality are also
Make om- stove your headquarters when
on come to town.
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. GetN your
laundry in by Tuesday afternoon.
Jones k Son
You have a feeling of secur
ity if there are telephones in the community. As a
means of protection the telephone is of inestima
ble value in rural districts In widely separated dis
tricts neighbors can communicate quickly .with
each other and with the nearest town.
Under the plan of the Bell System any farmer
can secure telephone service at low cost.
For information write to nearest Bell Tele
phone Manager, or address
Fanners' Line Department
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