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PEOPLE OF THE DAY
Eminent Lawyer and Statesman.
Senator Philander Chase Knox of
Pennsylvania, who ls slated for secre
tary of state in the Taft cabinet, has
been ? prominent figure in national
affairs for the past decade. Before
that he had won eminence at the bar,
his skill and learning in corporation
law bringing both wealth and fame.
"I feel that I am to be congratulated
In obtaining the services of Senator
Knox in my cabinet,7' said Judge Taft
lu making the announcement. "In se
lecting a secretary of state I wanted
first a great lawyer and second a man
who would not only here, but abroad,
stand out pre-eminently as a great
According to a story that is told, an
old lady at Brownsville, Pa., the place
where Mr. Knox was born in 1853,
thinks she laid for Knox the* founda
tion of his millions. The elder Knox
Avas a banker, but the sou's allowance
PHILANDER C. KNOX.
was never so large that he spurned
an opportunity to add a dollar or
The first dollar, a silver "cart wheel,"
he ever earned was by digging pota
toes for the old lady. That was dur
ing the civil war, and silver dollars
were nor. a familiar sight theu even to
the sou of a banker. Congressman
Ernest F. Acheson, who represents the
district in which Brownsville is situ
ated, says the old lady told him that
when Philander got it he looked at it,
dumfounded. and remarked, '*! didn't
know anybody in the world had as
much money as that"
Senator Knox entered President Mc
kinley's cabinet as attorney ' general
in 1901. He was reappointed by Presi
dent Roosevelt, but resigned in 1904 to
take the seat In the senate left vacant
by the death of M. S. Quay. He was
elected to that seat in 1905. Last sum
mer Senator Knox was a candidate
for the presidential nomination before
the Republican convention.
Too Sacred to See.
"The German kaiser has been get
ting rough usage at the reichstag's
hands' since his Morning Telegraph in
terview? hasn't he?" said Mark Twain
at a recent dinner. "Those German
royalties deem themselves so sacred
. "I was once traveling on the conti
nent. A gorgeous ?flunky showed me
through the royal palace of a tiny
principality. I. asked If I could have
a glimpse of the ruler himself, and
the lackey led me to a wffl?.
".Place your ear to this wall,* he
said solemnly, 'and in about half an
hour you will hear his royal highness
Former Athlete May Head Harvard.
James J. Storrow, who has been
mentioned as a possible successor to
Charles W. Eliot as president of Har
vard university, is a member of an old
Boston family and in his forty-fifth
year. He was graduated from Har
vard in 1885 and from the law school
three years later. After ten years of
JAMES J. STOBROW.
law practice Mr. Storrow entered the
banking firm of Lee, Higginson & Co.,
which partnership he has since main
While in college Mr. Storrow was an
enthusiastic athlete, and sports have
no firmer supporter among the alumni.
He was a member of the varsity crew
that defeated Yale In 1883 and in 18S5
was captain of the eight that again
humbled the New Haven oarsmen. Jdr.
Storrow was elected an overseer of
Harvard in 1897, receiving the largest
vote given a candidate for that office.
For several years he has been a mem
ber of the Boston school committee
and now holds the chairmanship of the
deaning and Pressing
I respctfully 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
antee satisfaction on every piece of
work we send out.
Housekeeping In Papua.
European housekeeping In Papua is
charmingly simple. Everything arriv
ed In a tin, tor the taf?t *rart ready for
us. Meat, mflfc, batter; vegetables-all
stood in tins in neat rows in the store
room. A diet of tinned stuffs grew
rather monotonous at times' but we
were able occasionally to vary it
Sometimes a wan would arrive with a
live turtle, which he would sell for two
sticks of tobacco, costing threepence.
The wretched turtle would be killed
and cut up, but would still insist on
quivering in a most realistic manner
even when placed on the fire to cook.
Then, too, If the season was a good
one, the kitchen would be found lined
with Joints of wallabies, and it would
be hard to know what to do with so
much fresh meat-Wide World Maga
W. S. Gilbert said of Beerbohm
Tree's . Hamlet that it was "funny
without being coarse."
During an Englishman's lecture in
New Haven the usher said to a late
comer: "Please, slr, take your seat as
quietly as possible. The audience ls
A Philadelphia .roman said: "Of
course there will be no marriage in
heaven. There will be plenty of wo
men there and a few men, but none
any one would care to marry."
Spoiled by the Cook.
Cardinal Manning, the famous Eng
lish churchman, was gaunt of face.
The great ecclesiastic's appearance
was so ascetic that he seemed to have
been almost starved. Once in Liver
pool he visited a convent, and the cook
knelt to him for a blessing, which she
"May the Lord preserve your emi
nence," said she, and then, looking at
his thin face, she added, "and, ob. may
God forgive your cook!"
Insisted on a Change.
London Coster (meeting village
Idiot)-Oo are yer a-larfin' at? Idiot
Oi bean't a-larfin'. Coster-Well, put
your face straight Idiot-It is straight
Coster (exasperated) - Well, then,
bloomin' well bend it.-London Tatter.
?t Is at Hand to Hundreds of
Don't neglect an aching back.
Backache is the kidney's cry for
Neglect hurrying to their aid
Means that urinary troubles fol
Dire distress, diabetes, Bright's I
Profit by a sufferer's experience.
Mrs. Wesley Royal. Union street.
Aiken, S. C., says: "I have used
Doan's kidney pills and can say that
I have been greatly benelitted. I
suffered a great deal for several
f years from kidney complaint and at
times there was a dull ache across
my back, coupled with headache.
Since using Doan's kidney pills I
have felt a great de"1 better and
have been given great confidence in
their curative powers."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50c
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's and
take no other.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Court of Common Pleas,
C Lee Hathaway,
John B Corley, et al.
Pursuant to the decree in this
cause, I will offer for sale at public
outcry to the highest bidder, before j
the Court House, town of Edgefield
I and state of South Carolina, on sales
I day in December 1909,the same being ]
?.he 6th day of said month, between
?Jie legal hours of sale, the follow
ing described realty to wit:
1st. All that tract of. land in
Edgefield county and state of South
Carolina, and containing one hun
dred and eighty (l80) acres, more or
ess, bounded by the lands of Mrs.
?Iary Norris, known as the Burns
.dace, and Mrs. Edwards, lands of |
Vliss Jennie H. Hughes, Shaw
Swearingen and the Henderson
land, known as the Major Corley
2nd. That tract of land, known
is the Henderson place, lying and
oeing in Edgefield county and state j
of South Carolina, containing two
hundred and thirty-five (235) acres
more or less and bounded by lands
>f Mrs. Carolina Williams, lands of
W. C. Jackson, Shaw Swearingen,
Tohn Mayson and others.
Terms of Sale: One half cash and
,he balance on a credit of one year,
.vith interest from the day of sale.
Purchaser to give bond and mort
gage to secure the payment of the
credit portion and which is to in
clude ten per cent for attorneys if
brought to suit, or all cash at the
Terms must be complied with or
satisfaction given to Master or he is
authorized to resell. Purchaser must
pay for papers.
W. F. Roath,
Master E. Co
Succeed when everything else fails.
In nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY, LIVER AND
it ia the best medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counter.
?MMIIIMWEMW.HI ll .IHJ
YOU ARE BNVlTEi
When you come to Augusta to buy your Winter Merchan
andise clo not fail to call upon us. Our large store is well
lilied in every department 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 ana dress goods. Come in and let
us show you
SHOES: We defy competition on shoes. Shoes 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 ladies to visit our millinery depart
ment All of the latest styles by express every week Come to see us.
AUGUSTA; BEE HIVE
Abe Cohen, - >
I Two Implements
! the Farmers Need
/When you buy an implement you want the best,
especially when you can get the best on the market
at a very reasonable price.
We want to call your especial
attention to Deere's Universal Disc
.They are not only strong, ceing^Sfcade of the best
material, but they are Adjustable 'ami--Reversible.
Call and let us explain to you the advantages that
the Deere harrows have over other ? harrows on the
market, Can furnish acy discs J
THE DEERE STALK CUTTER
is an implement that is being appreciated and valued
more highly by farmers each succee?ing year. One
great advantage that this cutter offers is the elimi
nation of tha jolting and jarring to both driver and
team. Heavy springs are so attached and udjusted
as to break the force of the constant jolting of the
blades- The Deere Stalk Cutters have steel frames
and can stand the roughest use
We want to keep in close toucn with the farmers
and will always take great pleasure, in explaining
every detail of thc implements we sell.
lt should be the chief aim of the progressive
farmer tr> eqnip his farm with implements and ma
chinery that will minimize labor and at the same
time do the work in the best possible mauner. We
stand ready to co-operate with them in accomplish
ing this purpose. Call to see us when you come to
flST* All points for this plow that break will bo re
placed with new ones.
STEWART and KERNAGHAN
Parker Building, Edgefield, S. C.
is in sight, and everybody must don winter clothing, heavy underwear, heavy
shoes, etc. We desire to inforn the public that our facilities for serving them
were never better.
Large stock of Boy's and Men's Clothing Shoes, Hats, Pants, Underwear
and Furnishings to select from. -
We buy from the largest manufacturers in the country,consequeritlv our prices
Give us a trial. That's all we ask.
Dorn & Mims.
We have never been better equipped in every department of our large store
for serving the people of Edgeiield county. Our bu}'ers placed large -orders
with the leading manufacturers early in the summer, and the goods! are all in
and displayed. 'We ask a careful inspection of every department.
urniture and House 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
Our Harness, Wagon and Buggy department has always been one of our
very strongest departments.
We have a very large srock of buggy and wagon harness, single arid double,
at very reasonable prices.
Our Moyer Buggies are unexcelled, scores and scores of the leading citizens
of the county cnn testify to their Superior Quality. Our Smith Buggy is also a
Mitchell Wagon stands first among the many wagons on the market. The j
skeins of the 2J and wagons are guaranteed to h d any load. The ?
tires are guaranteed not to need shrinking bet?re 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.
We. carry a full assortment of undertaker^ 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 st<>re is well stocked Groceries, Hardware, Crock
ery, Tin ware, Wooden v are, Paint anS Plantation Supplies of every description
We solicit a share of your business, believing that we can make it to your inter
est to spend your mcney with us.
^ofield Mercantile Company.
Do you not need a cook stove?
We have a large assortment of all
S?553S and prices. Come in to see
Ed a ofield Mercantile Co
For Sale* Singer Sewing Machine
in good condition. Have two and
need only one. 512 cash or credit.
Apply to O. B. Anderson, Residence
next door to Sheriff Ouzts'. Oftics
over Bank of Edgeiield.
Rives Bros. are handling the>
American lady corsets and if and
want style, quality and fit go you
see their line.
Just received another large ship
ment of Cortwright metal shingles,
will last a life-time.
Stewart & Kernaghan
Fly nets in leather or cotton foi
RAMSEY <fc JOKES.
We can save yon money on mus?
cal instruments. Large stock of
stringed instruments to select from.
RAMSEY & JONES.
Take up the old matting in yo
home and put fresh, new mattin
down. We have a large assortment
te select from.
RAMSEY & JONES.