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KE GOT HIS RAISE.
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How a Boy In Field's Office Succeeded
In Getting lt. . -
Years ago a small boy who was
working. In Marshall Field's whole
sale house conceived the idea that lie
ought to have a raise in his salary.
He was then receiving S4 a week, and
he believed he was worth $5. He
asked the manager of his department
for. a raise, but was refused. Not
daunted, he went to the next higher
authority, only to be again disappoint
ed. He continued to run the complete
gamut of managers until his only
hope lay in going to Mr. Field him,
self with his request Oue 'morning
' li* lay in wait outside Marshall Field's
ol?vate office, and. when the merchant
.. prince arrived, immediately- waylaid
him and stated the case to him. 'Mr.
Field listened patiently to the boy's
story, but a stern look came, over bis
face. - ". " ...
"See here, my boy, you are paid $1
a week now, are you ,not?" he asked.
. "Tes, sir," the boy answered, "but
I'm worth $5 to you."
. ''When I was considerably older
than you I, was only getting $3 ti
week, and I think y ou. ought to be sat
. isfied with $4," salo1 Mr. Field.
The yqungster saw ail his hopes
.flashed to the ground. Tears of dis
appointment came to his eyes, and be
"Well, perhaps you wasn't w-orth.
more, than S3 a week."
Marshall. Field laughed. The boy
got bis raise.-Lippincptt's Magazine.
' Traveling Bill.
They yvere on their honeymoon and
were climbing the ScTinupfelgapfen
spitzen peak, and she stood above him
some twenty feet.
"What, ho!" he gasped. "What do
"Far, far below," s.'ie. cried, "I see a
long white streak stretching like a pa
per ribbon .back almost to our hotel."
"Ha, ha!" * he ejaculated, "fl! bet
lt's that blessed bill overtaking us/'
And they proceeded onward and up
Her Right? . %
. "James," said the minister's wife,
"why do you always kiss the bride
after you. have performed the mar
"Why, my dear, it is a procedure
v which is sanctioned by custom and
' which would be conspicuous were it
omitted." ' .
"Well, hereafter I think I shall be
present, and when y o? kiss the bride
.1 shall kiss the groom."-Chicago Post.
Got It Br uised. ;
"He has got a bad case of -swelled
head." '. \ ' .: 1
"Good opinion of . himself, eh?":.
"Well, not .exactly."
' .''What do yon mean ? "
"-'.Not as good an opinion of himself
as he did have, but a. better one of -
. O/Malley." . .
j "What's your son Bill doing these
days?' asked tho windmill salesman.
"BUI!" ejaculated the old-farmer,
with a broad grin. "Oh, Bill's court
in'.. Cot ? different gal for every night
In the week, stranger."
"H'm! Bill's a bird."
"Waal, T should say so, a regular
spoon-Bill."-St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
. . Frank...
. "I should think it would take a vig
orous brain to keep track of that busi
ness of yours."
"It does." ' t .
"Quite a strain on you, eh?"
"Oh, no; brains are cheap."
"Oh, yes. Cau get best quality for
Heavy vFather-I told the manager
something ought to be cut out of the,
last act , . i
Light Comedian-Well, did he cut
Undisturbed Parental Faith.
"Bliggins thinks he- has the smartest
children In town."
"Br t they are always making people
uneasy by their meddlesome remarks."
' "That's what I told" BllgginS.' But
he says that's the way some of our
most prominent smart people get their
Mr. Smooth-I admire Mllss Swete so
much. She has such fine polish. '
Miss-Catt-Yes; she never gets any
but the very best face enamel in the
Full assortment ' of school sup
plies of all kinds, such as pens, pen
cils, tablets, copy-books, etc.
Fenn & Holstein,
Successors to G.'L. Penn & Son
.Rives Bros hav? just received a -,
case of ladies' sweaters from thc
manufacturers for early fall wear,
and they ask the ladies to call and
see the hew style in sweaters for
Hisses and Ladies.
Prudential Offers Very Low
I want'to sell to a few nf our
strong men each, a ?12,000.00 Pru
dential Life Policy as described be
low, and a few of our good men get
ting to the comfortable state, a S'
000.00 each as described beb
This is the very best of Life Ins'
ance, first because of its low cos
and second because of the safety o
a Company having the "Strength ol
$12,000.00 Policy at age 35 foi
$193.80 per year, ?10.15 per thou
sand.. . $6,000.00 Policy at age 35
fpr ?90.00 per year, 16.15 per thou-]
sand. (Other ages in proportion.)
. After death the ?12,000.00 would
be.paid' hy the Company ?50.00 per
month for Twenty (20) years, and
the ?6,000.00 would be paid by the
Company ?25.00 per month for |
Twenty (20). "
There is no insurance safer or
cheaper than th?s.
E. J. NORRIS.
Cleaning and Pressing
I respctf nlly notify the Edge
field public that I have moved my
dying, cleaning and pressing room
to the ground floor of the Corner |
Store's annex, and solicit a contin
uance of your patronage. We guar-1
antee satisfaction on every piece of |
work we send out.
V. A. HEMSTREET & BRO.
And Oilier ft ii ns.
655 Broad St., - Augusta, Ga*
.Below Ga. K. K. Bank.
We have just received a b?auti
fui assortment of solid silver in th^
latest patterns and designs know;
to the silversmith's art. Our nc
line" of table cutlery is also bein,
Penn & Holstein,
Successors to G. L. Penn & Son.
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EDGEFIELD, S C.
State and County Depository
J, C. SHEPPARD, W. W. ADAMS,
J. H. BouK?iGHiy T. H. RAIXSFOK,
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. II. ALLEN, Ass't Cashier.
Pays interest on deposits by
Money to loan on liberal terms.
Prompt and polite attention to
YOUR A ccount Solicited
... V . '.
P. P. P.
P. P. P. will purify and vitalize your
blood, create a good appetite and give your
whole system tone and strength.
_ A prominent railroad superintendent at
Savannah, suffering with Malaria, Dyspep.
sia, and Rheumatism says : "After taking
P. P. P. he nevor felt so well in hts life, and
feels as tf he cculd liveforover, if he could
alwayrget P. P. P."
If you are tinni out from overwork and
close conflnemt?nt, take
P. P. P.
If you are feeling badly In the spring
and out of surta, take
P. P. P.
tf your digestive organs need toning up,
P. P. P.
If you suffer with headache, Indigestion,
d e bili ty and weakness, take
P. P. P.
If you suffer with nervous prostration,
nerves unstrung and a general let down
o : the system, take s
P. P. P.
For Blood Poison. Rheumatism, Scrof
u a, Old Sores. Malaria, Chronic Female
P. P. P.
Prickly Ash, Poke Root
The best blood purifier In the world.
F. V. LIPPMAN.
^^?arannnh, - - G cor; ?ta.
Edgefield, S. C.
THE END IS NEAR!
, November 6th At 12 p. m.
The Curtain will be rung down FOREVER upon the last scene of the LAST
ACT of this Forever-to-be-Remembered Tragedy of PRICES at the FAIR
WARNING sale of J. RUBENSTEIN.
Hurry! Hurry!! Hurry!!! Crowds! Pleased Crowds!
Don't Delay! Make no mistake! Now is the time to make your money do
We have thousands of articles in our immense stock that are equally as
cheap as the ones mentioned below. We haven't the space to mention more.
Outings, good values at I2
i-2c Fair warning price 8c
Good Grade Ticking T2 1-2C
value,-Fair warning price 8c
One lot plain and cap toe
work shoes, $1.75 and S2.00
values, sale price ' $1.IQ
SENSATIONAL MINUTE SPECIAL SALE.
Will take place at various- times throughout each day of sale
We quote a few of the daily specials that will be sold for a
limited time only. We havn't the space to mention more.
Every day during this io day sale between the hours of 9
9:30 we will sell A. F C Gingh-ims per yard (only
ten vards to a customer)
From 9.30 to io we will J.& P. Coats - spool cotton
at 2 spools tor 5c (4 spools to a customer) OC
From 11.30 to 12 we will sell best quality calico ?\ *
at per )nrt\ 10 }-ards to customer. fa
Good grade dress ginghams, J ... " . , , . . .
, & - c T- . ,""., . 'IFrom 2 to 2:30 wc will sell rvmt ol thc loom bleacing ^
regular price bc llair warning! . *v r? u 1 - ."..? Y?? 1 hk/?
? . R JU yards to customer Jiach d ay we will have these sales ?IL
sale price - .. ? Sc[
White table Damask. 25c val
ue Fair Warning sale price
per yard 19c
Ladies High Grade Hats, ex
traordinary values at $6.00
Fair Warning price $4.19
Solid and Fancy Taffetta silks
32 in wide. Sale price 39c
One lot men's" suits worth $7.00
Sale price $3.49
Heavy Grey work sox 4c
Men's 50c and 75c shirts. Sale
Ladies Hose Rejrular 15c kind.
Sale Price 7?
I Sells for ?12.50 to 817.50. Sale
39c J Best grade while they last 7 l-2cj price -, * ' ' $7.79
One lot heavy work shoes sells
for $1.75 and $2.00. Sale price ?1.19
Ladies Tailored Suits.
American Simpson calicos while
they last. Sale price '. 4c
Regular 60 seller, yard wide.
Sale price . 3 1-2 c
POSITIVELY THE LAST DAY, SATURDAY 6th. Quick Action. Last '
three days of this GREAT $25,000.00 Sacrifice, Twenty-five extra sales
people to serve the crowds. This Great Sale lasts only three days more. The
stock is selling rapidly, our wonderful bargains have stirred the community.
Come quickly before it is too late. Opportunity of a Lifetime.
Having obtained sur
veying outfit,I tender my
services to the public.
J. H. Cantelou,
Large stock of guns and loaded
[shells, just what the hunters need.
Edgefield Mercantile Company.
Cotton Seed Meal and
I take this means of notifying
my friends and the public that 1
keep a large supply of fresh Cotton
ton Seed Meal and Hulls constantly
on hand and can fill their orders at I
reasonable prices. Warehouse near
site of old depot. Your patronage!
A. M. Timmerman
Don't make a mitsakc. If you,
want the best machine buy a Singer
lor Wheeler & Wilson. Sold for
cash or on e.isy terms.
L. G. QUARLES
Edgefield, S., C.
CT R ? C rim BEST FOE
v /u-^J^JL*? BILIOUSNESS
by TTE RS AND KIDNEYS.
The County Treasurer's office will be
open for the purpose of receiving taxes
from the 15th day of Oct. 1909 to the
15th day of March 1910 inclusive.
A penalty of one per cent will be ad
ded to all unpaid taxes after the 1st
day of Jan. to the 31st of Jan. 1910, of
two per cent, from the 1st day of Feb.
to the last day of Feb. 1910 and penal
ty of five per cent from the first day of
March to the 15th day of March 1910.
The tax levies for the year 1909 are
For State purposes 5$ mills.
44 Ord. County " 5 .?
" Cons. School tax 3 "
" Special County tax If "
" Bacon S. D. Special 2 44
44 Edgefield S. D. 2 "
44 Long Cane S. D. " 3 "
" Liberty Hill S. D. 3 "
" Johnston S. D. 3 "
44 Plum Branch S. D. No. 1 3 "
" White Town S. D. 3 ,;
" Parksville S. D. 3 44
" Washington S. D. 2 44
" R. R. Bonds Wise T's.p U "
44 44 44 44 Pickens " 3 "
" 44 14 " Johnston " 3 14
<i Portion Pine Grove 15 4'
" 44 " 44 Portion Blocker 15 44
<>""" Town Edgefield * 44
44 School Bonds 44 1 44
44 Corporation Purposes 2J 14
All'male citizens between the ages of
21 years and 60 years except those ex
empt by law are .liable to a poll tax of
one dollar each. A capitation tax of 50
cents each is to be paid on all dogs.
A commutation road tax of $2.00
each must be paid by able bodied male
citizens between the ages of IS and 50
No checks or drafts will be accepted
in payment of taxes unless the party
giving same can be held personally re
sponsible for its payment.
JAS. T. MIMS. I
Co. Treas. E. C. | (
See our line of men's shirts that
we sell for 50c worth 75c.
Light Saw, Lathe and .Shin
gie Mills, Eugines, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
qle , Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
and SPLITTERS. I
Gins and Press Repairs. '
- Try LOMBARD, ?
AUGUSTA, GA. . j
THE NATIONAL BANK
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
I am doing business at the same
j?d stand. Will pay thc highest
II arket price for your cotton seed
md will sell you meal and hulls at
rery low prices, or will exchange
meal and hulls for seed. I solicit a
?hare of vour patronage.
J. W. CHEATHAM.
Will Surely Stop That Cough.
W. W. RAMSEY G. W. LEGWEN.
RAMSEY & LEGWEN
835-7 Ri YNO.DS STREET, - AUGUSTA, GA.
... DEALERS IN . . .
High rade Buggies, Carriages, Wagons,
We have this sum (l00,000.00) to lend on Edgefield County Farm]
Property must be improved and occupied by owner.?faveloaned throng]
out Georgia and South Carolina for 16 years. Write at once if you neej
JAMES FRANK & SON, - - - - AUGUSTA, GA.
Jos. E. Luke Edw. C. Flemrni
We most respectfully solicit your patronage. All business entrusted to us
will receive our most careful attention. .
We offer every facility at our command for the convenience and accommo
dation of our customers and their friends and ask a trial.
We extend every possible courtesy consistent with good business and
appreciate any confidence reposed in us
LUKE & FLEMING j
Opposite Cotton Exchange, - - Augusta, Georgia.