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V EON?ST>?!?% 8)EC. 8 1909.
Office, No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Shop Early! .
The Christmas spirit is already
ii? the air.
Early shoppers get the cream of
the Christmas offering.
The names are already coming in
for enrollment in the wheat and oafs
Mrs. W. D. Ready spent Sunday
at Breeze Hill with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Hill,
How do you U!c2 oar new "dress"
this week? It's the "newest thing
Major R. S. Anderson returned to
.Washington Saturday to be at his
: post of duty when congress con
The S. C. C. L studenti are ar
ranging to issue The Co-Ed again
. this session. It was a very credita
ble college journal last session.
Miss Tillie Yorigblood came up
from Augusta and spent Saturday
and Sunday at the old home in our
Mrs. Fred Swaffield of Columbi;,
spent several days last week in
Edgefield with her moth? r, Mrs.
Kate W. Cheatham.
Shop Early!! Shop Early
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Strom came)
down from Mountain Creek and
spent Sunday with the latter's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dorn.
Mr. Wallace Paul is steadily re
covering from the injury resulting
from the recent fall. He will be able j
to spend Christmas at home.
As the winter has been so mild, we
. are selling Clothing and Overcoats
; at greatly reduced prices. It will
'pay you to see us before buying.
DORN & MIMS.
Mr. B.-R. Cooner, a former resi
dent^qf Edgefield but now one of
the leading young business men of
Columbia, spent Sunday in Edge
field at the home of/nis amit, Mrs.
^Mafy J. Norris./''
The Baptist Sunday school is
planning to give an appropriate en
tertainment at 'the church fe r the
children on Monday night, Decem
ber the 27th.
Trousers from $5 up made to or
der. Mertin, the tailor of. today
854 Broad St., Augusta, Ga.
. ; Mr. R. A. McCreary will be at
the Lynch drug* store on and after
Friday of this week. He will greet
his friends with a pleasant smile |
- and a hearty hand clasp as they call
to supply their Holiday wants.
Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Burts left I
Monday to attend the annual State
Baptist convention which convened
hr that city yesterday. Mrs. Burts
and little Charles' will probably re
main in Anderson until after the
The farmers themselves are mar-j
veling at the great quantity of efrain
that has been and is being sown. I
The owners of threshers and flour j
mills will doubtless reap a rich har
vest next summer.
Rev. L. D. Gillespie left Tues
day for Abbeville to attend the an
nual session of the Souih Carolinaj
Conference. The universal wish and
prayer in Edgefield is that he be
sent back to us just as long as the
iron-clad iu?es of the church wil
Si Itfr. C. M. Wates, who is in the |
employment of the Southern Ex
press Company, running between
Columbia and Charlotte, has come
.to relieve Mr. John L. Addison on
the Edgefield, train for a week.
Charlie looks " "ha!e and hearty."
Hard work seems to agree with
We. carry a full assortment of the
celebrated Waterman Fountain
Pens^: the best that the market
Penn & Holstein,
"I see," said staylate to his wife,
"that^fche nights are six months long
whert? the Eskimos live."
"Yes, and I'll bet that if you
lived ?p there you'd fine some ex
euse. SOT not getting home until
morning." -Detroit Free Press.
We solicit your prescription
business.; Utmost care is exercised
in cohipounding prescriptions and
only pfore, fresh drugs are used. Our
prices are very reasonable. .
' PENN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son
Shopiearly! Shop early!!
* "tye ?an save you money on mus?
cal instruments. Large stock of
stringed instruments to select from.
RAMSEY & JOKES.
Full assortment of fresh fan?
crackers and cakes.
... . B. Timmone.
- * ** .* . va* VT - *
Study .thy fig ure.! presented byth,e.
.Bank of Greei.wood- on our -iTOth*
_ Its deposits have" increased
r$2i6,000 during the last year.
t)r. Frank |.(3-.-Hodges, now of
McCormick, made a business1 ?/' trip
to Edgefield Sunday, being i ofdia'jy
welcomed by his old friends.
. Rev. J. T. Littl john and Mr. C.
?E. Quailes from Ked Hill church
land Mr. J. D. Hughey from Reho
both left yesterday for Anderson to
.attend the State Baptist convention.
. We hoar that Mr. Winchester
McDaniel, of Modoc,iias four hogs
?nat will equal any that Arm? ur
Slaughters. The four will net Mr.
McDaniel 1,600 pounds of meat.
Whu eui beat this for porkers?
r: Lotus remind you to shop early.
Santa (-Ians has requested The
Advertiser to tell the little chil
dren-that is, the good children-to
hang up a larger stocking than
usual. Fourteen cents cotton has
placed more money at Iiis disposal,
enabling him to carry a larger
'-'paek'' upon his back.
Just as a "Lost" advertisement
inserted in The Advertiser last week
found a gold watch for a young
lady, so will a similar advertise
ment placed in our columns find
customers for the merchants. Try
it, Mr. Merchant, if you-want to
increase your holidav business.
The Advertiser's subscription list
continues to grow. The people are
appreciating more and more our
efforts to give them a paper that
will conpare favorably with anjr
other county paper published in the
state, even in counties that present
a larger and wealthier newspaper
Mr. Ti J. McDowell, of Pleasant
Lane, was the happiest man in the
throng that was in town Monday.
The cause of this great joy was the
I arrival of a beautiful little girl at
hisvhouie a few days ago. He has
be?n married eleven years and has
six sons, the recent little visitor
being his only daughter.
This issue contains advertise
ments from Greenwood to Augusta
and.from Parksville to Johnston.
Read carefully every lino of them,
and Spend your money with the
merchants who are wide-awake and
progressive enough to advertise.
They are the kind who build up a
town or community.
We have a line of white and fan
cy vests ?l and up, write for one
F. G. MERTINS, The Tailor,
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Cochran, ac
companied by sweet little Connie,
spent Saturday and Sunday at the
home of Mr. N. L. Broadwater,
Mrs. Cochran's father. Mr. Cochran
says scarlet feyer has been entirely
checked at Plum Branch. There
have been no new cases for some
Mr. Robert Smith called at The
Advertiser office Saturday and was
presented with the first prize in the
corn contest, fifteen dollars in gold.
Having won over a number of very
successful farmers, Mr. Smith es
teems it a great honor to have been
awarded the first prize.
We make shirts to order, big
line of samples to select from.
F. G. MERTINS,
Mrs. Church-You say she was a
war correspondent once?
Mrs. Gotham-Yes, she was sec
retary of a woman's club.-Yonkers
Looking One's Best
It's a woman's delight to look her
best but pimples, skin eruptions,
sores and. boils rob life of joy.
Listen! Bncklen's Arnica Salve
cures them; makes the skin soft and
velvety. It glorifies the face. Cures
pimples, sore eyes, cold sores,
cracked lips, chapped hands. Try
it. Infallible for piles. 25c at W ?
Lynch & Co., Penn & Holstein,
successors to G L Penn & Son.
~N U R? ?? G~M (5 THE RS~
show the beneficial ef
in a very short time. It
not only builds her up,
but enriches the mothers
milk and properly nour
ishes the, child.
Nearjy all mothers who
nurse their children should
take this splendid food
tonic, not only to keep
up their own strength but
to properly nourish their
FOE SALE BY ALL DBUGGISTS
Sen J 10c., name of paper and this ad. for oar
beautiful Savings Bank and Child's Sketch-Book.
Each bank contains a Good Luck Penny.
SCOrr & BOWNE, "409 Pearl St.. New York
-vMiv?S. &Mahget,o:je of Trenton's
leadingi?erehants, invites the The
Adv?rfoeVs readers to jj&jpect, J?is
! large assortment of Holiday-novel
! ties whi$ have ju^t been opened
Attention 13 di:ec;ed to the new
advertisement of hr. Geo. F. Mira?.
He can ?t glasees to your eyes scieir
> fic;illy,:und always guarantees; pe ..
The Presbyterian ladies greatly
appreciate Mr. H. B. Moultrie's
kindness in closing his skating rink
?Friday night so as not to conflict
, with the-Bazaar.
! Mr. E. G. Morgan, Sr., says he
lias never before in all of his long
life seen so much grain sown as has
been sown this fall. Mr." Morgan at
tended the Parksville fair and is
lavish in his praise of its manage
ment and success.
i)r. and Mrs. W. E. Prescott were
in town j Monday, and we were de
lighted .to see that Mrs. Prescott
has been fully restored to health.
The last time the writer saw her she
was at the Margaret Wright hospi
tal in Augusta for treatment. Now
she is a'perfcct "picture of health."
The following persons were re
ceived into the Edgefield Baptist
church Sunday morning last: Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Harris by letters
from Rocky Creek church; Mrs.
Monroe Paul by letter from John
! ?ton, and Mrs. J. K. Breedin by
letter from .Orangeburg. A letter of
dismission was granted to Mrs.
Rhett Sheppard McColl.
Lost: On November 27th, one
dark yellow cur dog, answers to the
name of "Cooter." A reward will be
paid for his return to
Carl T. Hill,
Centre Spring, R. F. D. No. 3.
The Advertiser has been request
ed to announce that a meeting of
Harmony. Farmers' Union will be
held at Harmony church Monday
morning, December 13th, at 10
o'clock. A full attendance is desired
Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr., came
over from thc South Carolina
University to spend Sunday at
home. Tie and Mr. W. B. Penn
made the trip from Columbia Sat
urday afternoon in the latter's hand
: We can make you a suit to order '
from ?25.00 up Mertin's the tailor
of today. Augusta, Ga
The Pleasant Lane camp W. 0.
W., is in a prosperous condition. It .
has about,42 members now on the
roll. At the regular meeting Satur- ]
day afternoon the following officers ?
were elected to serve for 1910. P.
W. Cheatham, C. M.; F. P. :\Val- j
ker, P. C. M.; J. L. Reams, A. L.; j
J. K Pafdue, 15; J. F. Harling, ?
Clerk; A. M. Timmerman, Watch- i
man; T. J. il. cPowell, secretary. ?
J. W. Peak.
Santa Claus should include Mr.
Peak's store in his list of shopping
places. Many articles are now dis
played at this popular store that
will make suitable Holiday tokens. 1
Be sure to call at Peak's while on
your shopping rounds.
W. E Lynch & Co.
This old and very popular es
tablishment has been transformed ;
into a beautiful and ' very gorgeous (
retreat for Santa Clatis. While
north early in the fall, Mr. Lynch
purchased the cream of the im- 1
porters' offerings in Holiday goods. ;
He can supply the wants of the (
most fastidious and exacting shop
pers. Read the advertisement in this
issue but limited space enabled him !
to mention only a few things.
Mr. J. Rub ens te in.
The special sale that Mr. Ruben
stein will start this week will at
tract the holiday shoppers, for he
is selling many useful articles of
merchandise that will also make
suitable Christmas tokens. Read
what he says in his large advertise
ment in this issue. The reduction
that he has made should appeal to
every purse. Staple merchandise will
be offered at prices that are phe
J. M. Wise & Son
In the modern brick store at
Trenton, on the corner near the
depot, is conducted a very success
ful mercantile business by Messrs.
J. M. Wise & Son. They carry a
general stock, but by occupyirga
large store room they are enabled to
carry a complete assortment in every
department. Read of this season's
offerings in their advertisement.
They sell thoroughly reliable mer
The new Talcum Powder, Gar
wood's pound package of Talcum
powder for Only 25 cents. Nothing
betterjon the market. .
Penn <fc Holstein.
Large lot'of .pens, pencils, tablets
and writing material of all kinds
everything that the school boys and
Delightful maple syrup just re
i ivv'-pound bucket very fine
oasted coffee and china cup for
In their advertisement, Messrs.
Rives Bros. call attention to a great
number of Httrtie??s in their Btore
that will make useful and at the
same lime very beautiful Chrisimis
giris. Read it before making up
yoftr shopping list.
Penn & Ho:ste*n.
The Fenn drug store having been
established in 1845, for the sixty
fourth time this popular store ex
tend? Christmas greetings to its pa
trons, and invites them to make
their store headquarters for the
holiday shopping season. Messrs.
Penn & Holstein have a large, well
selected stock, with appropriate
gifts for persons of every age. A
prettier display of holiday gooda
than that at this popular store has
never been seen in Edgefield.
Mr. G. P. Cobb.
By honest dealing and courteous
treatment Mr. G. P. Cobb has built
up a large business in buggies, wag
ons, furniture, house furnishings,
etc., at Johnston. In his advertise
ment this week Mr. Cobb calls at
tention to certain lines that he car
ries that should be of interest to our
readers. The holiday shoppers are
invited to call at his store.
Send Your Relics.
All persons who have promised
to lend relics to the Presbyterian
ladies for their relic room are re
quested to carry or send them to the
Adams hall Thursday afternoon.
Those who have not been seen, but
who have articles of historic value
or interest, are also requested to
lend such articles to the Presbyteri
an ladies. All exhibits will be well
cared for and returned in the same
condition that they were loaned to
Have Your Work Done at Home.
When you need printing of any
kind why send it off to a neighbor
ing town or city when you can have
it done in The Advertiser job office
in a first-class mariner and at a very
reasonable price? Doe3 the out-of
town print shop help to support
your town or your churches or your
school, or in anyw\ay benefit your
community? We are not asking any
special favors, but as a plain^busi
ness proposition does it not pay to
keep every dollar you can at home?
How many dollars'* sent off for. mer
chandise, printing, etc., ever return
to benefit Edgefield? Echo answers,
J. D Hankinson is with F. G.
Mcrtins in Augusta, Ga. The tailor
clothier and furnisher. Call on
him he will be glad to see you
. Before repeating a bit of gossip
it would be well to ask ourselves
three questions: First: *'Is it true?"
second, ''Is it kind?" third, "Is it
necessary?" This practice would
3ave us many bi tter memories and
Mabel-I don't believe you really
meant it when you said you were
anxious to hear me sing.
Sara-Oh, I assure you I did. You
see, I had never heard you sing be
When you are sick you may se
lect for yourself and swallow any
old medicine; will it cure you?
when vour sight is bad you may
select for yourself and see through
my old glass; will it save your
eyes and not injure them? Better
leave that to the man who has made
x study of it and has the instru
ments for testing. It costs no more
[ will properly fit your glasses.
. Edgefield, S. C.
If you want big values for your,
money see orwriteF. G. MERTINS
A shipment of the celebrated La
Fever and L. C. Smith guns just
received Stewart & Kernaghan.
HOur ladies coat suit department
and dress goods, which has attracted
so much attention this season, we.
are now giving some special prices.
pome in at once.
Wc are going to close out thc
rug and druggettc department and
you will find each rug marked in
plain figures the wholesale price of
to-day. Come early and get first
:-There arc hunters in Edgefield
county who want the best gun made
We can supply JTOU with: the La
Fever, the finest imported gnni Call
to see them .
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Our millinery department is com
plote with all the new novelties each
week, with two competent milliners
to.trim your hat to your order.
Large shipment of Bicyles for
men, boys and girls. Good wheels
at popular prices
Stewart & Kernaghan
Large stock of trunks, suit cases
and traveling bags. Prices very
RAMSEY & JONES.
W. E. Prescott
In our advertising column's wil
bc found the advertiseax bf Dr. W
E. Prescott whorii everybody in th
caanl-y knows. Iiis country store i
one of the largest in the county
a Ld it is filled from ceilar to atti
with new goods of all kinds. H
calls especial attention (6 the hol i
Local Corn Contest,
The White Town Farmers' Unioi
conducted a corn contest of its owi
this year. Each member who enter
cd contributed one dollar to mak<
a purse for the prizes, amounting ii
all to 830.00. The prizes we.'
awarded m follows: M.*. O. D
While, 7u bushels. iir<t prize o
?18.00. Mr. B. 1). K?tchines, 6,
(Michels, second prize ol' ?12.00, an
?Mr. J. R. White, 54 bus'ie's, thin
prize, ?0.00. Other unions should
follow the example of th?.? WI.itt
Town union next year.
She Meant Professionally.
As the young mau caressed the
cheek of his ladylove she drew has
I think," she said indignantly,
"you had better see father first."
Why, what do you mean?" ask
ed thei perplexed lover.
Father," she replied as she nurs
edhef cheek, "is a barber."
A Dangerous Role.
Manager-But the part is very
trying. In one act you must fall out
of an airship; in another be run
over by an automobile, and in the
next be torn to pieces by an infuri
Applicant-Sure, I can stand it.
Why, I've been collector for an in
stallment furniture house for six
Looking back to the boys we
have seen succeed, we now sse that
they were boys who were eager to
learn and ready to mind. Don't puff
your ) oy up with his own impor
tance if you wish him to be any
body. Parents are often to blaine
for the failure and disgrace of their:
North-South-East and West Hart |
Schaffner and Marx clothing are j
the best. For sale by
We are selling a sock at lie worth |
twice uhe money.
F. G. M ERTINS, !
?354 Broad St, Augusta, Ga. !
Postum, Cream of wheat r.:.}
Grape Nuts at
Let us have your orders for C rep
Paper, Tissue Paper, Paper Flow
ors, etc., for thc Chrysanthemum
Fair. We carry Dennison's paper,
the only paper with which satis
factory results in decorating can be
W. E. Lynch & Co.
100 sets of buggy harness soon
to arrive. Full assortment of car
riage and wagon harness. We buy
in large quantities and our patrons
get the benefit of the advantages
Ramsey & Jones.
Fly nets in leather or cotton for
RAMSET & JONES.
Beautiful buggy robes.-All
grades to select from,
Ramsey & Jones.
Just received large shipment of
Brass Andirons, Coal Vases, and
Nursery Fenders. You are cordial
ly invited to call and inspect them.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
When vou want a first-class
smoke try a "Red Hill" or a "His
oric" cigar. Twenty-five in gift
box for a dollar.
: B. Timmons.
Stung For 15 Years
' by indigestion's pang-trying
many doctors and $200.00 worth of
medicine in vain, B F Ayscue, of
Ingleside, N. C., at last used Dr.
King's New Life Pille, and writes
they wholly cured him. They cure
constipation, billiousness, sick head
ache, stomach, liver, kidney and
bowel troubles. 25c at W E Lynch
& Co., Penn & Holstein, successors]
to G L Penn & Son.
Have you seen the La Fever guns ?
at Stewart and Kernaghan's
Ifthehdies want style, quality]
andshape8 to fit all figures gotoj
Rives Bros and get one of these |
American lady corsets.-Adv.
100 pairs roller skates, all sizes,
just received-from 81 to 84 per
pair Stewart & Kernagharn
Do you need a new cook stove?
Get our price before buying.
Ramsey *fc Jones.
Large supply of Patton's Sun
proof paint. All colors for inside or
outside work. Get my price before
Do you not need a cook stove?
We have a large assortment of all
sizes and prices. Come in to seel
Edgefield Mercantile Co
Pl?TGy . . .
y^lffl improves the flavor* fj^ff*
and adds to tba
of tho food
She-How far can your ancestry
He-Well, when my grandfather
resigned his position as cashier of a
county bank they traced him as far
as China, but he got away.
"Do you think I can stand an
"You know your financial condi
tion better than I do." -Houston
No Happy Medium.
"What's worrying you?
"Motor car," answered Mr. Chug
gins, "lt cither goes so last that
I'm held up for speeding or so slow
that Fm warned not to obstruct
? Crosses of Honor.
Confederate Veterans and the old
est descendant of deceased veterans
wishing to secure crosses of honor
will please send in their applications
as soon as possible to the president
of the Edgefield Chapter, U. D. C.
Edgefield, S. C. Application blanks
will be furnished by Mrs. C. A Grif
fin at the Bank of Edgefield:
Crosses will be delivered on Lee's
birthday and to have them by that
date, it is necessary to send in appli
cations at one. The manner-in
which widows of veterans can secure
crosses will be explained to those
wishing to procure same.
MRS. WM. P. CALHOUN", Pres.
MRS, JAMES W. DEVORE, Sec.
Try Levering's celebrated roasted
coffee 15 and 25 cents.
THE JOLLY SKATERS
At The Rink on
Monday, V?rednesday and Fri
day Afteroons andNights.
Hundreds of youngpeople and many
of the older ones are enjoying this
are invited to inspect my line of
HOLIDAY NOVELTIES, which is especially
large and varied this year. Toys, glassware, pic
tures China, Fireworks Christmas and New Year
Post cards, Booklets and books
S. H. MANGET,
Trenton, S. C.
Whenyou visit Augusta call on
L. J. Schaul & Co.
Popular Price Jewelers.
S40 Broad Street
Largest stock of Diamonds,
Watches, Jewelry and Silverware
in this section of the country
Our goods are just what
everyone needs who
appreciate a good
article and prompt
J. Horne &C(t., '
643 Broad street, - - - Augusta, Ga
"Building material from foundation loKoof;