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Established 183 5.
. WEDNESDAY, DE? ir, 1909
Office, No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Hon. J. C. Sheppard made a busi
ness trip to Home, Ga,, Monday.
Rev. T P. Burgess will preach
- at Ro por's Sunday afternoon next at j
Dr. W. E. Prescott's large store
VIII >e naed by Santa Claus as a
base of supplies for the western and
southwestern portion of the county.
Mr. B. L. Jon s and Dr. W. L.
Jones left Saturday for Tennessee,
and will return Monday next with
several cars of horses and mules.
Tf you postpone Holiday shopping
till the eleventh hour and have your |
packages misplaced or lost in the
confusion incident to thelrnsh, don't
blame anyone but yourself.
Messrs. J. H. Allen and B. E.
Nicholson are in Charleston rep
resenting- Concordia lodge at the
Grand Lodge, A. F. M.
Mr. M. W. Rogers, the popular
? barber, left Saturday to spend seve
ral weeks in southern Georgia with
relatives. However, Edsrefield has
8U"?h a strong attraction for him now j
that his friends expect him back
before the New Tear.
The work of enlarging the Beaver)
Dam mill goes steadily forward. In
a short time the new machinery.
ei"*ht cars of which have already ar
rived, will be placed in position.
Earlv in the new year the pay Voil
will be nearly doubled.^
Judge J. D. Allen has purchased
the lot on the corner where the
Edgefield hotel was burned some
months ago and will erect a brick
fesidence thereon next spring. Hav
ing resided at the old hotel for more
than eighteen years, it will be like
getting back home for Judge Allen
to locate there permanently.
j The Corner Store is in Holiday
s'tjre, and those in quest of tokens
/to make their friends happy will
receive a hearty welcome. A gift I
can betfound there for the wee lit- [
tie tot or for grand mother or grand
father. A selection is easy at The I
Corner Store. ^ j|
As the winter has been so mild, we j
are selling Clothing and Overcoats j
at greatly red uced prices. It will I
pay you to see us before buying.
DORN & MIMS.
Mr. J. Hubenstein received a letr|
ter Monday announcing the death
of his father at his home in north
ern Rnssia. He was sixty-two years
of age and was a very active worker
in the Hebrew church, being
" regalar contributor to religions
journals. Mr. Rubenstein's mother,
sister and a brother still reside in
The officers of the Methodi
Sunday school are planning to giv
their children a Christmas tree at
the church on the afternoon of De
cember the 95th. A beautiful pro
gram consisting of recitations and
vocal music is being arranged. The
Christmas tree at the Methodist
chirch last year, together with the
beantifni decorations, presented one
of"the most beautiful scenes ever wit
nessed in Edgefield.
There is no better buggy on the
market for the money than the
Hackney buggy. A, car of 40 bug
gies just received.
Ramsev & J ones.
Mr. J. B. Halt ? wan ger returned
Saturday after spending nine weeks
in Anderson, having been employed
by the grand jury of that county as
special accountant to audit the books
of the county officers. Mr. Haiti-1
wanger reported the affai rs of the
county to be in excellent shape and
commended the officials for their ef-|
ficiency. After receiving Mr. Hai
ti wanger's report, the grand jury
passed a resolution commending
him for his thoroughness and for
the. very satisfactory manner
which he discharged his duty, recom
mending him to other counties that
need a special auditor.
Madam, if you miss this opportu
nity to buy you a Christmas tailor j
made snit you will regret it. Ruben
stein carries a full line.
We carry a full assortment of the
celebrated Waterman Fountain
Pens, the best that -the market
We solicit your prescription
business. Utmost care is exercised j
in compounding prescriptions and
only pure, fresh drugs are used. Our j
prices are verv reasonable.
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
' successors to
-> G. h. Penn & Son
We can save you money on musi
cal instruments. Large stock of
stringed instruments to select from.
> X RAMSEY & JONES.
Full assortment of fresh fancy
crackers and cakes. 1 ^
Col. J. P. Hagoodis representing
the Groie lodge at the Grand Lod^e
Prof. R. C. Boling -will give a
recital at Peace Haven, Colliers,
Saturday night, beginning at 7:30
o'clock. Rev. J. T. Littlejohn will
deliver an address.
I ? Capt. Joseph Branson spent last
week on Turkey creek hunting and
fishing among the scenes of his boy
hood days. His chief delight is to
come up from Aiken for an annual
visit to his brothers.
Edgefield shoppers have never had
a larger or more complete stock
from which to make their holiday
purchases. The merchants seem to
have anticipated the wants of every j
age, of every class, and of every
Mules ?are unusually high this
year. While in Lexington, Ky.,
recently Mr. Bettis Cantelou saw a |
stock dealer fill an order for 100
mules from Pennsylvania at $4
each. Of course these were excep-1
tionally fine, but ordinary mules are
much higher than a year ago.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard was great
ly bencfitted by his s ay at White
Springs, Fla. Monday he went
from there to Charleston to attend
the annual meeting of the Board of j
Visitors of the Citadel and the
Grand Lodge of uhe Masons. Mr.
Sheppard will return to Edgefield
Mr. S. A. Branson will lesign his
position with Messrs. Ramsey &
Jones the first of the new year and
return to his farm near town. Mr.
T. C. Strom, who has rented Mr.
Branson's farm, for several years,
has purchased a farm in the Antioch
section formerly owned by Mr. A.
One of the most progressive firms
at Parksville is Messrs. Robertson
Bros. & Elkins. They . carry a
large stock of general merchandise,
?very department of which is well
supplied for the holiday rush. This
popular firm sells the celebrated
Miles shoes which look well, fit
veil and wear well. This wide
awake firm has a large warehouse in
the rear of their brick store, in
which they* carry their reserve stock
.md farming implements.
While, in town Saturday, Mr. C.
A. Long rt^as booking orders for
home-grown pecans for Chistraas
delivery. The writer was allowed
the privilege of "sampling" the
Long pecans, and we found them to
be large thin shelled, very rich and
possessing a delightful flavor. Mr.
Long's trees bore about four bushels
this year and he will have no diffi
culty in selling them at 20c per
lound or three pounds for 50 cents.
South Carolina pecans are superior
to the Texas pecan.
Follow the crowd .to Rabenstein's
department store, Edgefield, S. C.
Then you are right
Wanted at Once: 500 men to
oome in and examine Rubenstein's
clothing department. He carries a
full line of men's up-to-date suits.
Trousers from $5 up made to or
der. Mertin, the tailor of today
854 Broad St., Augusta, Ga.
Lost: On November 27th, one
dark yellow cur dog, answers to thc
name of "Cooter." A reward will be
paid for his return to
Carl T. Hill,
Centre Spring, R. F. D. No. 3.
We can make you a suit to order
from 825.00 up Merton's the tailor
of today. Augusta, Ga
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! Bucklen'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 E
Lynch & Co., Penn & Holstein,
successors to G L Penn & Son.
FOOD FOR A
This represents a fair ra
tion for a man for a year.
But some people eat and
eat and grow thinner. This
means a defective digestion
and unsuitable food. A large
size bottle of
equals in nourishing proper
ties ten pounds of meat
Your physician can tell you
how it does it
TOB SALE FT ALL DBDGGIST8
Scad 10c, name of papor and th i s ad. for oar
beautiful Sarlngs Bank and Child's Sketah-Book.
Etch bonk oem taina a Good Luck Penny.
SCOTT & BOWNE, 409 Paarl St. New York
The Advertiser has been request
ed to call a meeting of the stock
holders of tile County Fair Associ
ation for Monday, January the 3rd,
at ll o'clock in the court house.
The officers will make a complete
report at this meeting as to the fi
nancial status of the association, and
officers will be elected for the ensu
There was genuine and very
general rejoicing when it became
known here, Monday afternoon that
Rev. Leo D. Gillespie had been re
turned to Edgefield by the Metho
dist'Conference. Other assignments
in this section are as follows: Phoe
nix circuit, McKendree church, Rev.
L. L. I nab i net; Parksville, Rev. J.
M. Lawson; Johnston, Rev.N E. R.
Berckham; Rev. B. J. Guess was
sent to Mullins Circuit and Rev. Geo.
Lee to Greenwood Mills.
Have you seen Rubenstein's line
of Heatherbloom skirts? All colors.
They are dandies. Drop in and' give
them a look.
Have you visited Rubenstein's
clean -sweep sale? If you are out for
bargains shop there.
Is Nearing the Goal.
The Prudential Life Insurance
Company has offered a free trip to
New Orleans to attend a special
meeting of the agenta to all repre
sentatives of the company who
write polities to the amount of
$100,000 during 1909. Mr. E. J.
Norris is within $9,000 of securing
the trip and has until Christmas
day to write that amount. Who will
come forward and present his wife
with a handsome policy for a
Christmas present and thereby as
sist Mr. Norris in reaching tho one
The Christmas Box.
Who will take the initiative in
preparing the Christmas box for the
inmates of the County Home? Those
poor unfortunate people look for
ward to the coming of Christmas
with as much eagerness and happy
expectation as the* little children do
and the good people of our town
must not fail to send out the annual
box of good things. The members
of Mary Ann Buie Chapter, Daugh
ters of the Confedracy, of Johnston,
will carry nice things to the county
Home on December the 30th. Let
the good ladies of Edgefield send
their box out Christmas ?ay as us
ual. Two boxes will be nona too
Races at Trenton December
29th and 30th.
I will have two days races at ray
track near Trenton, Wednesday and
Thursday, December 29th and 30th.
Admission 25c. A lunch will be
sold on the grounds for those who
come from a distance. Races will
begin promptly ?it one o'clock. No
public betting or drinking allowed
on the grounds. Purses amounting
to about $50 will be given each day.
Dr. Wright will have 3 running
horses from Aiken both days. Full
program next week.
J. D. MATHIS.
By order of the state superinten
dent of education, an examination
for the purpose of issuing certifi
cates to teachers will be held in my
office Friday, January 7th. Exam
inations will be for both white and
A. R. NICHOLSON,
Supt. Ed. E. C.
Rich Men's Gifts are Poor
beside this: "I want to go on
record as saying that I regard Elec
tric Uitters as one of the greatest
gifts that God has made to woman,
writes Mrs. O Rhinevault, of Vestal
Center, N. Y., "I can never forget
what it has done for me." This
glorious medicine gives a woman
bouyant spirits, vigor of body and
jubilant health. It quickly cures
nervousness, sleeplessness, melan
choly, headache, backache, fainting
and dizzy spells, soon builds up the
weak, ailing and sickly. Try them
50c at W E Lynch & Co., Penn &
Holstein, successors to G L Penn
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
We have a line of white and fan
cy vests Si and up, write for one
F. G. MERTINS, The Tailor,
We make shirts to order, big
line of samples to select from.
F. G. MERTINS,
The new Talcum Powder, Gar
wood's pound package of Talcum
powder for only 25 cents. Nothing
better, on the market.
Penn & Holstein.
? School Supplies
Large lot of pens, pencils, tablets
and writing material of all kinds
everything that the school boys and
Delightful maple syrup just re
100 pairs roller skates, all sizesj
just received-from $1 to $4 per
pair Stewart & Kernagham
Presbyterian Ladies Grateful.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church desire to thank. all .their
friends for their liberal patronage
of the bazaar. They also desire to
thank the Edgefield Rifles for the
use of the armory and The Adver
tiser for its warm words of com
About oue hundred and twenty
five dollars, clear of expenses, was |
An Advocate of Stock Raising.
Mr. M. D. Lyon ia gradually em
barking upon stock raising on
large scale The latest addition to
his farm was a fine registered Berk
shire pig, which he purchased from
a celebrated stock raiser near At-j
lanta. The pig was only six weeks j
old but weighed 50 pounds and
would win the blue ribbon at any j
fair. Mr. Lyon will next purchase j
some registered Jersey cows.
Seven "I Wills" for the Worker.
This excellent list of good reso
lutions is prominently displayed in
the Chicago office of the Under
wood Typewriter company..
1. I will be square--I will do
no man; nor shall any man do me.
2. I will be thorough-I will do
my work so carefully today that to-1
morrow will bring no regrets.
3. I will be happy-I will train
my face to wear a smile and my |
tongue to say pleasant things.
4. I will be faithful-I will
stick to my task till it's done, and
forget the clock.
5. I will be energetic-when the |
alarm clock rings I will get up.
6. I will be more saving-I
will put by something from my
salary each week..
7. I will work harder-I will
remember that a man who. does no
more than be's paid for never gets I
paid for more than he does.
Join the shop early t rjwd. They
all go to Rubenstein's department
store for their Christmas goods.
Rubenstein's departments* jas
got a full line of men's BW aght
especially for the Chris! o trade.
We haye a lot of $1.00 arid $1.50
shirts which we are closing put at
49c They are big values and many
other things at reduced prices. F.
G. Mertins, tailor, clothier and
furnisher, Augusta, Ga. 854 Broad st
Our Christmas novelty in season- '
able and serviceable presents are
now coming in and will be ready
for inspection this week. /
We re-cover umbrellas while yo u
wait. F. G. Mertins, the tailor
clothier and furnisheri?? Augusta,
When you are sick you may se
lect for yourself and swallow any
old medicine; will it cure you?
when your sight is bad you may
select for yourself and see through
any old glass; will it save your
eyes and not injure them? Better
leave that to the man who has made
a study of it and has the instru
ments for testing. It costs no more
I will properly fit your glasses.
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.
Our ladies coat suit department
and dress goods, which has attracted
so much attention this season, we
are now giving some special prices.
Come in at once.
We are going to close oui the
rug and druggette department and
you will find each rug marked in
plain figures the wholesale price of
to-day. Come early and get first
There are hunters in Edgefield
county who want the best gun made
We can supply you with the La
Fever, the finest imported gun. Call
to see them
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Our millinery department is com
plete with all the new novelties each
week, with two competent milliners
to trim your hat to your order.
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 see
>. Edgefield Mercantile C o
Do you need a new cook . stove?
Get our price before buying.
Ramsey & Jones.
Will Reside Permanently in
A few clays ago the writer Wils
delighted to find in The Adver
tiser's mail a very interesting letter
from Mr. A. Lester Broadwater
who went to Oklahoma City last
spring. At the time of his going
away, Lester thought he would only
be away from the old Palmetto
state a few months, but since learn
ing something of the resources and
possibilities of Oklahoma he has de-1
cided to make that his future home.
We regret to see a younfe man so
well equipped for life and so full of
promise leave the borders of our
count}, permanently. Lester is now
in the real estate business, being
connected with a large firm whose
president has made something like
$2,000,000 in his real estate deals
during the past eight years. Dirt
round about Oklahoma City is ad
vancing 25 per cent each year. For
the benefit of our readere we publish
the following paragraph of this very
' Since I have been in this state
I have had several inquiries from
different ones concerning farm
lands and other conditions here, but
at the time I was unable to give the
desired information. As I am now
wit'i one of the strongest and most
reliable real estate concerns in the
state, I will gladly furnish any in
formation to parties wishing to |
make this their home, or desiring to
The Advertiser hopes that this
handsome young son of. Edgefield
will make millions in a few years
and then turn his face to South
Will Develop Rural Telephone
Mr. F. W. Webster and S. H.
Fowlkes, representing the Farmers'
Line Department of the Southern
Bell Telephone Company, are in
Edgefield and will remain in this
vicinity during the nexV week or
The gentlemen are looking to the
development of farmers telephone
lines in this section, and will visit
a number of farmers who are inter
ested in having telephone service in
their homes. A number of progress
ive farmers in this county are al
ready en joying telephone service,
and the indications are that a num
ber of new lines will be construct
ed-and connected with Edgefield
within the course of'the "next few
The increado in the number of
telephones is of value to local mer
chants and business men, and places
Edgefield in constant communica
tion with people who otherwise
would not visit the city more than
once or twice a week. Both Mr.
Webster and Mr. Fowlkes fee
I great! y encouraged over the pros
-pects for new lines in this section.
North-South-East and West Hart
Schaffner and Marx clothing are
Fly.nets in leather or cotton for
RAMSEY & 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 you want a fii"st-class
smoke try a "Red Hill" or a "His
oric" cigar. Twenty-five in gift
I box for a dollar.
Stung For 15 Years
.by indigestion's pang-trying
many doctors and 8200.00 worth of
medicine in vain, B F Ayscue, of
Ingleside, N. C., at last used Dr.
King's New Life Pills, and writes
they wholly cured him. They cure
constipation, billiousness, sick head
ache, stomach, liver, kidney and
bowel troubles. 25c at W E Lynch
& ?.'o., Penn & Holstein, successors
to G L Penn & Son.
Have you seen the La Fever guns
at Stewart and Kernaghan's
If the hdies want style, quality
and shapes to fit all figures go to
Rives Bros and get one of these
American lady corsets.-Adv.
Cleaning and Pressing
I respctfnlly 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.
W allace Harris.
I represent a
strong line of Fire In
and can insure your
Your patronage will
H. ?. Smith.
Soya! Baking Powder is the
greatest of time and labor
?savers to the pastry cook.
Economizes flour, butter
and eggs and makes the
food digestible and healthful
Makes most healthful food
Nc? alum-no lime phosphates
The only baking powder made
from Royal Grape Cream ol Tartar
I say, Jack, if you get me a lock
of your sister's hair I'll give you
"Make it a quarter and I'll get
you the whole bunch. I know w here
she haiigs it at night."-The Car
Bibles and Testaments
We have added to our book de
partment a complete assortment
of Bibles and Testaments. We
would be pleased to have you in
spect our lines.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Ramsey & Jones.
Let us supply you with garde
seed. We sell both Buist's andtFer
ry's seed. Either will give perfect
Postum, Cream of wheat and
Grape Nuts at
Large stock of musical instru
ments such as violins, guitars, man
dolins, banjos, etc. Prices very
Largest stock of clocks we hav
Ramsey'& J ones.
AU persons are warned not to
trespass upon my lands in any way
whatsoever. The penalties of the
law will be enforced against all
Rev. P. P. Blalock,
Edgefield, S. C.
Try Levering's celebrated roasted
coffee 13 and 25 cen+"
THE JOLLY SKATERS
At The Rink on
Monday, Wednesday and Fri
day Afternoons and Nights.
Hundredsof youngpeople and many
of the older ones are enjoying this
are inyited 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, - - - 5. C.
Whenyou visit Augusta call on
L. J. Schaul & Co.
Popular Price Jewelers,
840 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
JR.. J. Horne &Co.,
643 Broad'street, ... Augusta, Ga
"Building material from foundation to Roof"