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WEDNESDAY, FEB* 23rd, 1910
Office, No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Mrs. Lucy Dagas Tillman and
her two little children arrived i rom
Columbia Tuesday night.
- Mrs. A. V. Bassey, of Modoc,
spent Saturday and Sunday in Edge
field with her sister.
Mr. T. E. Lamb is now serving
Messrs. Allen & Baxley, of Augusta
as traveling salesman in Edgefield,
Saluda and Lexington counties
TheEtiwan Fertilizer Company
tells the farmers in their large ad
vertisement on our eighth page how
"to make large yields.
The petit jury for the second
week will be drawn to-day. Court
convenes on the first Monday
the 7th of March.
Read the very strong endorse
ment of Starr pianos that appears
this week in the advertisement of
Messrs. Holland Bros.
In buying your seed Irish Pota
toes not leave off the Irish Cobbler,
the earliest variety known. Finely
flavored and cooks well.
Penn & Holstein.
Have you urged your son to join |
the Boys' Corn Club? Becoming a
member will cause him to take
keener interest in the farm and
Mr. J. W. Peak tells^ of the sea
son's new arrivals at his store.
While out shopping the ladies
should not supply their needs with
out first calling at this popular
Have you seen Stuart's clipping
machines. Call at our store and ex
amine them-just what you have
Stewart & Kernaghan.
A number of the most preeminent
ladies in Edgefield apeak in very
high terms of the work of Mrs. W.
C. Hatcher as hair dresser. Io sham
pooing, scalp treatment, manicuring,
hair dying, etc., her services give]
. Fresh from Buist'sseed farm-a
full assortment of garden seeds
Buist's never fail to germinate well
Nothing better on the market.
. B. Timmons.
The next meeting of the Edge
field Chapter, U\ D. C., will be at
the residence of Mrs. Leo D. Gilles
" pie on Tuesday afternoon at four
o'clock, March the first
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cobb spent
. last week feasting upon the fruits
and flowers of Florida. While we
in Edgefield were wrapped in our
heaviest robes, they were basking
in thesunshine of central Florida.
Messrs. Penn & Holstein have
presented a number of their lady
friends with beautiful sachet talcum
paffs that bear their name. All of
the leading and most reliable toilet
?kiticles can be found at this popu
; If you want scalp treatment, dan
drutf cured and your hair to grow,
go to see Mrs. W. C. Hatch
er at Mrs. N. M. Jones'. This
work will be done quickly.
The friends of Miss Emma Bet
tis will be delighted to learn that
she has returned from the hospital
in Charleston, where she had been
under special treatment for ?some
time. She has been completely
restored to health.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Mathis re
turned last week after a very
pleasant stay of two months in
Florida. Mr. Mathis has purchased
some land in "the Land of Flowers"
and they will doubtless spend a
portion of every winter down there.
Having heard that papt. John R.
Blocker would be a candidate for
county supervisor, The Advertiser
man questioned him concerning the
report while he was in town Satur
day, receiving the emphatic reply
that he will not be in the race. '?.
Every farm should be equipped
with a good Bell. Shipment just re
ceived and marked at very reason
Stewart & Kernaghan.
The council will keep hammer
ing away at the public well until
Sn.abundant water supply is obtain
ed. Since the watering trough was
placed near the well by the Wo
man's Christian Temperance Union,
more waterit required for Edge
field's animals-bipeds and quad?
ru ped s.
Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Black, of
Bamberg, have been guests of Col.
and Mrs. F. N. K. Bailey for sev
eral days. Dr. Black is state sena
tor from Bamberg county and came
by; EdgefWd after the legislature
adjourned Saturday. He has been
a member of the senate for several
years and is one of the most influen
tial members of that body.
For Sale: Pure Georgia cane syrup
87c per gallon in barrels and
kegs. Order a barrel. Address
W. H. Davis, R. F. D. No. 2,
Saluda, S. C. 8t s Feb. 16 . j
When you want job printinj
"central" for phone No. 61.
FOE JEter: "Pive acres of
for,cash on shares. A.pply 1
Mrs. Emma Mars
Havr you selected an acre foi
corn contest? Don't let your ne
bor be more progressive than
Misses Daisy and Louise I
spent Saturday aua Sunday at h
but returned to their school di
?arly Monday morning.
Miss Earline Allen, who is te
ing three miles above John
?pent S.aurday arid Sunday i
the homefolks. ?
Miss Maggie Reel came h<
from her school duties to^ sp
Saturday and Sunday. This was
irst visit since resuming her w
titer the Christmas holidays.
FOR A SHORT TIME:-I
make duplicates of any phi
. graph taken in the last two ye
at half price. Cabinets, 1
rlalf cabinets 13 c.
R. H. MIMS
Mr. J. H. Bussey was in to
VIonday, and in speaking of his c
ling industry said he has a c
.ractto can 12,000 cans of fruit i
regetables for Col. F. N. K. Bail
The output of Mr. Bussey's cann
s absolutely free from adulterati
iceding no inspection by the p
:ood officers. This veteran fr
rrower is of the opiniou that
L910 crop will be a heavy one.
Rent contracts, mortgages of p
?opal property, titles to real eet
md mortgages of real estate for s
it this office. The legal blanks tl
The Advertiser sells will stand 1
,est of the courts.
We have heard quite a n u
jer of persons discussing very
,'orably the Oxydonor that is ?
rertised by Mr. P. N. Lott. Th<
arno have used them are grea
)leased with the results obtain?
Write Mr. Lott for some literatu
Dr. A. H. Corley and Mr. E.
Fohnson will leave to-day to spe
i fortnight in Florida. Both .tl
?ast and west coast will be visit
aefore these handsome young bael
lors return. The Advertiser is ?
pecting a barrel of genuine Indi
River oranges from them.
There are so many functions ai
Festivals and entertainments
Edgefield nbw-a-days that it is dil
..ult to find a time for all of thei
The Edgefield Civic League desiri
ip put the public on notice that
?viii bold nn entertainment at tl
jollege Friday night March 11th.
There are six persons in ja
iwai.ting trial, all colored. Two w
nen are held under the charge
infanticide, another for disposir
>f crop under mortgage. One mi
s under indictment for murder, a
jther for breaking in freight c:
ind a third for running off mor
Messrs. Holland Bros are mee
ing with a degree of success that
very encouraging. They have sci
four pianos since opening their m
sic store a fortnight ago. In order I
meet the demand they wired an o
?er for seven Starr pianos. These ii
3truments will reach Edgefield ne:
Another car load ol' Pittsburg
Perfect Fence just received-an
tieight you want.' Now is the tire
to rebuild your pasture fences. Us
Pittsburgh wire and you will hav
no more fence troubles.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Master Eustice Prescott, tl
handsome young son of Dr. W. I
Prescott, called at our office Satu:
day afternoon and asked that ' hi
Dame be enrolled as a member o
the Boys' Corn Club. Eustice i
now a student at the S. C. C. I. bu
will have ample time to win a priz
with bis acre of corn after the set
sion ?loses. Who will be the nex
to come forward?
Put out your onion sets as soo
as the ground is in order. We ca
supply you with the best.
Officiating Clergymen-At th
wedding this evening, Mr. Simr
kins, do you intend to give you
daughter away? Mr. Simpkins
Sure! I don't expect any remunera
tion, besides that I'm only too gla<
to get her off ray hands! -Judge.
The dean of a western university
was told by the students that th<
cook was turning out food not "fit
to eat." "Why, sir," exclaimed the
cook, "you oughtn't to place s<
much importance on what theyoun?
men tell you about my meals! The;
come to me in just the same wa;
about your lectures!"-Argonant.
The ?tarr Piano Co. of Rich
mond, Ind., has eleven acres of flooi
spice in their factory and thirty
three acres in their lumber yards
This company took the first priz<
on high-grade pianos at the Seattle
exposition. It is the largest manu
factnring plant of strictly high
grade pianos in the world. It i*
represented in this section by Hol
Tho Advertiser job office is turn
ing1 out some very nice work, sat
is action on ev- ry piece of which
fully guaranteed. Hive you noe
sime priming that you would like
to have done?
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Shannon
house, are spending some time witt
the former's brother, 'Rev. R. G
8hanaonhousQ. M<r. Shannonhonse
is a mechanical efl?ineer and while
hete is superintending the placing
of some new machinery in the Beav
er Dam Mills.
Death of Mrs. Ouzts.
Edgefield sympathizes with Mr.
D. A. G. Ouzts in this hour of pro
found sorrow caused by the death of
his wife, Mrs. Mary P. Ouzts, which
occurred in a hospital at Chester
Wednesday afternoon last, where
she had undergone a surgical opera
tion. Mrs. Ouzts was past worthy
frrand matron of the Orde^of the
Eastern Star in South Carolina, hav
ing been instrumental in the organi
zation of 16 chapters in this state.
Mrs Ouzts was a native of Texas
and was a woman of unusual
strength of mind and character.
The interment took place at her for
mer home in Marshall, Texas. Mr,
and Mrs Ouzts have a little son buri
ed in our village cemetery?
Had Made Correction.
Just before closing the forms, the
editor of The Advertiser received
notes from several Edgefield moth
ers -requesting us to correct the
false impression that had gone ont
through the dispatch announcing
the sending of the flowers to Sena
tor Tillman last Wednesday. We
had, however, already written what
appears in our editorial column con
cerning the unfortunate and ill
Solid Car of Dry Goods.
Mr. W. H. Turner enjoys the
distinction of being the first mer
chant in Edgefield to receive a solid
car of dry goods from the north. A
large portion of his recent purchas
es of spring goods have arrived
and others are being opened up
daily. He picked up a number of
bargains while in New York and is
giving the patrons of the Corner
Store the benefit of them. Read the
Corner Store's advertisement in this
Won't Need Cru:h
When editor J P Sossman, of
Cornelius, N. C., bruised his leg
badly, it started an ugly sore. Many
salves and ointments proved worth
less. Then Buck len's Arnica Salve
healed it thoroughly. Nothing is so
prompt and sure for ulcers, boils,
burns, bruises, cuts,J corns, sores,
pimples, eczema or piles. 25c at
Penn & Holstein's, W E Lycnh &
Buist's Garden Seed.
Begin now for the early garden.
We can supply you with seeds of
all kinds that are fresh from the
celebrated Buist seed farm. They
hold the highest record for germi
nation and satisfactory yields.
Penn & Holstein.
Help the Juvenile Missionaries
"A pruess What" entertainment
will be given by the Methodist Ju
venile Mission Society in Holland's
music hall Friday night, February
25th. An evening of pleasure is as
sured to all who attend. Admission
free. Refreshments such as oysters,
salad course and sweet meats will
be served. We trust that the enter
tainment will be liberally patronized
as it is for a very worthy cause.
Mr Alex. H. Acker.
Since the promotion of Mr. W.
McGee to the position of district
passenger agent, with offices in
Charleston, Mr. Alex. ''"H. Acker,
has been elected to the position of
traveling passenger agent of the
Southern railroad, with headquar
ters in Augusta. Mr. Acker is a
most courteous and affable gentle
men and the people of this section
are fortunate in having this official
of the Southern serve them. Mr,
Acker makes friends of everyone
whom he meets.
First farmer (pointing to the flar
ing horn on an automobile)
"What's thet thing for??
Second farmer-"Thet's th' thins
they blow jest oefore they run jr
down!"-Town and County.
and planters told you I
of cotton, corn, tobacc
rice, sugar cane and t
increased and even don
and which they thought th
ducers on earth-wouldn't
justice to yourself, try thesi
increased yields on your i
thousands of ?n-asked-for i
the day they bought Virgini
of these letters are in our 191
can behad free of your deale
Mill DI thii Coapon Norfolk, Va.
*. I Columbi"
v it GIN . A CAROLINA CHEMICAL
Pleite ?end me a eopr ot your IQIO
Farmen' Year Book free of co?.
? now offeree
do not claim th:
ed up by a milli
Buist's Irish potatoes for seed,
all of the popular varieties. None
better on the market.
Penn & Holstein. '
National Biscuit Company's Fruit
Cake fresh.-by express. Edgefield
housewives "ki,ow what jt is.
If you want^. braids made, save
your combings and "take them to
Let us supply your vtable with
new crop Georgia syrup, Blue Rib
bon, Silver Drip, Silver Leaf syrup
or Cuba molasses. Can please the
most fastidious taste.
Come to us for your valentines
beautiful and comic, sublime and
ridiculous-from 1 cent to ?2.50
Large fat mackerel-just what
you want for breakfast.
Better Than Lard.
Wesson's pure cotton seed oil is
a cooking substitute for lard and
butter. No greasy food, no dyspep
sia. Odorless and tasteless. Benefits
lealth, pocket-book and domestic
atmosphere. Try a can and you will
always use it-only 25 cents.
. Penn & Holstein.
Ladies are well pleased with Mrs.
Hatcher's work: Shampooing, scalp
treatment, massaging, manicuring,
chiropody, hair bleach, face bleach
and hair dye.
For Sale: Shingles sawed from
native forest pine, also can furnish
No. 2 shingles. "Will deliver them
J. H. Reel.
that their yields per acre
o, wheat, fruits, peanuts,
ruck crops were greatly
e best and biggest crop pro
you feel that you should, in
2 fertilizers and get the same
own farm ? We have many
letters from farmers blessing
ia-Carolina Fertilizers. Many
o Farmers'Year Book, which
:r,6r by mailing us the coupon
i. 8. C.
Salem. N. C.
m, S. C.
Greenwood, S. C.
I have been using
school for the past eight years ai
under the hard use to which they
I am much pleasd with the service
I most cheerfully recommend the
thoroughly reliable piano.
Wishing you much success in t
struments,Ibeg to remain yours
President South Carolina Co
piano that will stand hard usage and g
I at $250, the same style as is used in tht
is to be one of the best pianos manuf a
say that for $250 no better value in a
1?re. It is fully warranted and the wa
on dollar capital stock of the factory.
; and also the high grade instruments.tl
New Arrivals at Rives Bros.
Mendal's ladies tailored shirt waists.
American Lady corset model for 1910.
Spring dress gingham.
,Ladies New spring neck wear.
Misses and ladies new style oxfords. Best ass
ortment of shoes for all in stock.
One case 4-4 bleaching special 10c value for 7c.
Big shipment of laces, embroidery. AU over
lace, tucking^ lace bands, etc.
Men's and boy's full regular made work shirts, 36
inches long. Special value for 50c. The Fergerson
McKinley shirt for spring now in all sizes cut to
full measurements and warranted to fit or money
Ladies muslin underwear justin and.open to your
The Farmers Bank
Of jEdgefield begins the
New Year with much appreciation to the public for the liberal patronage
extended to it in the past. For the New Year, 1910. it wishes its custo -'
mers and patrons a prosperous season, and asks a continuance of their
Combined Capital and Surplus - - - $100,000.00
Interest paid on deposits by special agreement. We are authorized
to act as guardian, administrator, trustee and accept trusts generally un
der our charter. A General banking business transacted on reasonable
terms. Prompt attention given to all business in our line.
We Solicit Your Deposit Account.
We aie now showing many new spring goods in all de
partments, with others arriving and being displayed daily.
Beautiful assortment of white madras, white lawn, long
cloth. Nainsook, dimities, checked muslin, linen lawn for
shirtwaists and suits. We are showing many new- weaves
in spring suitings. Large assortment of silks of all colors.
Fuller announcement will ht made later after all of our
J. W. PEAK
Enter The Advertisers Corn
Si Cc, Feb, 6-10:
Royal pianos in my
ad they stood up well
have been subjected,
i they have given and
?m to those wishing a
he sale of your in
I K. BAILEY,
?S. C. CL We
,ctured, but we
piano can be
,rantee is back
Call and see
bat we have in
Legg'ett's Nabob brand corn
Leggett's Nabob brand peas
Our stock of groceries is com
plete and up-to-date. Your
orders will have our prompt
and careful attention.
W. E. Lynch:
For Supt. of Education.
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for rt-election to the office of
Superintendent of Education of
Edgefield County, subject to the
rules of the Democratic primary,
and solicit the support of the voters
of Edgefield county. If elected, I
pledge myself to a conscientious
discharge of the duties of the office.
A. R. NICHOLSON-.
Twenty pigs and young hogs, not
to exceed 40 pounds in weight.
Small ones preferred.
F. N. K. bailey.
We are headquarters for seed
Irish potatoes, Early Rose, Bliss,
Irish Cobbler and Green Mountain.
Ours will insr.re a good yield.
The Retort Filial.
Thin and bent, with long white
beards, a group of aged G. A. R.
men, seated about a large stove in
a Philadelphia armory,argued about
a battle, says an exchange.
"?h, yes,'' one chuckled, "you
have your defense, but you've lost.
Losers always have their defense.
Lincoln used to illustrate that with
a story about his boy. Tad.
"Lincoln and Tad were lunching
one day in the White House.
"Don't eat your fish with your,
knife, my boy, said Lincoln sternly
it's not polite."
"But father," said Tad, "Is it po
lite to stare at folks when they're