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Going Into a Safer Buttn?sj. . ,
It was Cassldy's first morning ?
newspaper carrier. From side $&> 6$
of the avenue be hurried, dropping .the
moist sheets in resttbules and running
them m the space betweep the
and silt Finally be carngo a5;*
that was separated from'tpe side*;
by an urn studded yard. Cassidy ope^J
ed the iron gate and walked np the
stone path. He knelt in the vestibule j
and started running the paper und?i j
the door. An upper window was rais-1
ed, und a woman's voice called:
. "Is tbat;y?&_BaiT^^
late. I hear the milk carts rattling."
Cassidy thought it best to remain;
.Ton ne^n't.thinJk^Fm coming down'j
at such.?n hour! . The idea, of you, al
married man, coming home at such a
time! Lost your key, as usual? Well,
ca tcti, thia, one.": ?
v A, heayy^ piece of bra^sbptltwo' sto
.'riesC ' ^?j^^^""? belayx tall, and tb?
vestibule Fese'rabled alpress room.
Some 'one- found Cassidy smoking,
his pipe in_thcL "accident ward."
"Going back to the carrier route.?"
they asked. \ j
"Nlyer once more," responded'
tb' quarrys T_b^^^
only dynomii ted rocks."7^h??ag? News '
; As Expanded.. .tJ^ v
A diminutive* specimen of Juvenile.
femininity. yciept^.^liJ^ Mfi?B?* r*^<
placed herself in a sitting posture up^r
an article ??.h?us?holdvlfu^
narily termetf ah1 ottoman'^?r h?ss^ck/
ministering to' tho' j^tiflcatibn^. ot
her gustatory organs by ingurgitating
* the, coagulated portion of bovine lie*
tear fluids mingled *jwttjh tibe?, watery
serum of the^same, whi?h reaiUns. aft
er t he coagulated , portion bas been
segregated and "withdrawn^ a ;aj
Happening to glance downward, shs
observed thgt ? Vpe^oieri of the geiius
a ran eld a, class arachnida, remarkable
for its ability td produce' filamehta of
. extraordinary ' tenuity ''from *its own
interior, bad taken, a position upon the
ottoman or hassock in immediate prox
imity to her. . ... _
Which totally unexpected . "Incident
aroused, her . ?ppr?fie^pn ?o sncb.^n
extent tiat? she Jmme^at?l^. not "to
say precipitately; ?rose^ from,' fcerjsit
ting posture and departed''jfojn ''jtb?'
locality, leaving the In trad er'in undia
puted possession of the a part men t.
.An Easy Job.
In antebellum days Colonel Moore
Of Kentucky owned a large number of
slaves. One day one of the field hauds,
named J u pe, was guilty of .BQTX?neg
ligence and waa sent tp top. woq^st
once to cut down and spUt.\up',a/.Wa,c^
gum tree, practically an^ Imrwssibte
task. Jupe cut down th? tree and ia
r -ed hkrcK tb split the tough wood,
* ut in. vain. In the meantime a. thun
derstorm came, up, and. Jupe. : sought
refuge nnder a.brush .beap^ Directly
the Ughfnlng .struck^ ai' large. poplar
near by, splitting it Into kindlingjwqod.
After the storm '[ ha^jpasa^^u^
crawled out from ?Spl?^
and after, taking ?. c?ref?l' ic*Dk*"a? the
remains of the poplar tree, whf???* "vere
ecattied all over the weeds," said:
"Mr. IJghtiihrV I wish' yOu' had/Jlist
tried yo' ..bac' "on-'dir black gam; '"iAay
blame fool can splits poplar.^-Cleys*.
How Welshwomen; Car?jf vThih* Bab>o?.:
' Swansea" women carry^
tracts every one's notice "when visiti?3
that town for; the first time, A, big
shawl overthe! right'shoniderjfa diawa
.down to the' left -hip, where; the' two
'.ends .of the shawl' are met and' held
(together, forming a sort of pouch or
pocket, In which tho baby snuggles
cozily arid safely...... Its .weight ls So
supported by the hip and distributed
by the shawl' over Jthe; wh?le; upper
part cf the body that thero is no strain
at all nor any tiring of the arias. , Thia
probably ?<ic??nts for the upr^h^ car
riage bf the Welsh' mother Moreover,
the method Si ' coihrorfable ' for '?fi&jj
child' and so safo' that in Swaha?i
small boys, swathed in their mothers'
shawls, are seen carrying, the family's
Dean Swift's Complaint. ?? ?v
It is no new thing,' this cob^kjAt
which one hears' of .fhe nlgh .?ostVof
Uvi?g. Writing ;tb Ste?a frpm Loni
?on In the year itlOi'Dean' swift^ie
marks: 4T lodge In Bury street, St
James, where I removed a week ago.
I have the first floor, the dining rcom
and bedchamber at 8 shillings a week;
plaguy "deep^ but 1. spend, pot^ng-Hoi!
eating, never go to, a tavern, and very
seldom in a coach, yet, after alf*'Itwflf
be ?xp?nsive;" .
Know of ?n'fV f. tt??^--B
Traveler (delayed. jb'^?rearyhurst by ?I
-washout)-Are '4Sfe*e'*?ny '"objecte of '
curiosity ?i!tbis village? "
Uncle Welby : (ton^Well,- "t reckob Jj
Fve got as much.curiosits as ary ol>
jick. you'll, find!. /Where are-yon golnV
mister/Vbat. do you toiler fur s
_Got 4toTm?j? ;i
A man" was so cross ?ye& that he" putt
?ls hand into another man's pocket uni
abstracted therefrom ? "watch.'" H>'1
wanted to learn: th? time* ?Ko judg*
?o?d bim it would-be three years;
A Nuisance. . . - - ^
Father-What dp you^ rae*B?tny jon, :
by saying that your teacher .is A.?U>,;
?ance? TheobaW-Weit' JR^tr
you caD me wheD 1 ask questions, an'
teacher docs nothln* else.
"Is your husband a? you thought hs
"Just about Sut he doesn't corni
?lose to being aU he thought be was.9 j
MACHINERY FOR S?LK
I offer for sale a nine-horse port
able steam eng'ne and shingle mil l
at my, farm near Elmwood. Lom- 1
ber also for sale, bills cut to order.
JOHN R. BETAS,.
Edgefield, S. C
K. F. D. No. 3.
100 Bus???ls Corn Per Acre
fiWM ?g?i?? up your farm to produce 100
Of C?rn per acre, and even a bigger yield
^?^^pn? careful seed selection and good
pjowingWin good implements, proper cultivation, and
lifcrally. Accept no substitute. If your dealer is out
of thesciertilizers, write us and we will tell you where
fo-gdlrtbeih;: Write for a free copy o' our 19io Farmers'
r&&t^>a?'^ It wi?' * you how to get
'r- ? ??Q yield of corn. /
1- ;:'> TMiirtt thlfCwgon'
Vi BC:NT* CAI o LIN A CKXMICAL
?Iea?e ?ead n< i copy o< jroor xoio
F ame: j' Yew Book (TM oreo?.
SALES OFFICES i
Klchmond, Va. Allanto, Cc
Norfolk. Va. - Saraonab, Ca.
Columbia, S. C. '
Durham, N. C.
Wlnaton-3alem, N. C.
Charleiton, S. C.
. ' ;-S" . . . .'. t ?.' - ' . . *. . . , , ....
The^M Once a Say
'fpHE TELEPHON E keeps you imtouch with
-X ??eighbors,, fri ends and the city every minute
of ever}7 dav. Progressive farmers through
out the South are installing telephones in their
Homes and connecting with the Beil System. The
costa's low; the service is satisfactory
Write today to the nearest Bell Telephone
Manager for pamphlet, or address
Fanners' Une Department , __
PS VOR STE EE?, ATLANTA^iGA.
The Starr Piano Co., are the larg
est manufacturera of strictly high
grade pianos in the world. Have
eleven acres of floor space in their
factory^. Thirty acres in their lum
ber yards. Several millions of feet
v of choice piano lumber always on
hand. Over five thousand pianos
-a.e under construction at all limes.
This company.has a large num
ber of medals and other awards for
the highest merit. Took the gold
medal last year at the Seattle Ex-'
We are expecting several of
these instruments in this week.
Call and see them next door to the
Next Door to Postoffice
Students in our Model Office Department earn
non?y while pursuing their course. We guarantee
\ ?sitions because we have more calls for book
keepers; stenographers, cashiers, etc., than we can
supply. Our work is so thorough and our students
io z??lt warned that business men seek them. We
liso teach by -mail. Big illustrated catalogue free..
DfcVJghon's Practical Business College
Atlanta, Cal, br Macoii, Ga., or Montgomery, Ala., or Knoxville, Tean
To the farmers of
Aiken and Lexingt
.We are offering the following prizes for the best one acre of cotton
the y'e?r of 1910:
2400 pounds of high grade guano, 1st prize. 1600 pounds 2nd prize
._ The only condition is that you use any of the following fertilizers an
GEORGIA CHEMICAL WORKS, Augusta, Ga. VIRGI*
v , . J PALMETTO FERTILIZER CO., Columbia, S. (
No one exclnded, old and young, rich and poor, white and colored h
what we South Carolinians grow here in this Southland, by the use of gi
This idea was gotten up to try to improve our farming interests as
one acre of each, cotton and cotn, and win the prize. This is in additior
exhibit. (See catalogue. ) Besides you can enter the contest for both
cost to enter the race. Writ? the secretary a postal and tell him to en
use. We: want each exhibitor to be able to tell how the crop was cull
parties in your section 3ee tHe cotton and corn weighed.
The Tri-County Fair Association,
M. E. RUTLAND, President
W. J. McCART
Cleaning aird Pressing
I respctf tilly notify the Edge-,
field public that! have moved my
?dying, cleaning and pressing room
to the ground floor of the Corner
Stove's annex, and solicit a contin
uance of your patronage. We gnar
antee satisfaction oin every piece of
work we send out. x
I represent a
strong line of Fire In
and can insure your
Your patronage will
H. A. Smith!
Pony suitable for a child, at a
E are grateful to the pe
us in the past and shat
and better values in fui
Full line of Levering'* celebrated
roasted coffees, 15, 20 and 25 cents
per pound; also Leggett'.* fancy
JB. Tim mons.
With the cording
large store and are pre
Do you need a Bed Rc
China Closet. Dining!
it matteis not what you
All we ask of you
let us show you throug
Wc buy direct fro
when you- buy of us yo
Come to see us.
972 Broad Street,
Read?:.made glasses, such as you
select-for yourself over the counter,
are always alike on both eyes. Now
thea if you have eyes of different
focus,^requiring glasses of different
focus to make them balance prop
erly, what are you going to do
aboutit? Will you take chances
on getting one eye right and have
the other one wrong, producing
muscular trouble which you find out
too late, or will you have your eyes
carefully tested, each eye separate
ly, and vglasses fitted accordingly?
This method is far safer and costs
AH persons owing 'ran are re
quested to come and make Mettle
men t, 'and save ms the unpleasant
task of placing these accounts in
the hands of my attorneys for col
Jas. E.. Hart.
Every\ farm should be equipped
with a good Bell. Shipment just re
ceiv?d and marked at very reason
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Fresh from Buist's seed farm
full assortment of garden seeds
rfuist's never fail to germinate well
Nothing better on the market.
. t B. Timm ons.
JAS. S. sr RD,
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
gj^O??ce over Post-Office.
Beautiful iron and enameled bed
j just what you need.
Ramsey <fc Jones.
Stubborn as Mules
are liver and bowels sometime
seem to balk without cause. Then
there's trouble. Lofs of appetite,
indigestion, nervousness, despond
ency, headache. But such troubles
I fly before Dr. King's New Life Pills
the world's best stomach and liver
! remedy. So easy. 25c at W E Lynch
I & Co., Penn & Holstein
Come to us for your valentines
I beautiful and comic, sublime and
ridiculous-from 1 cent to $2.50
Rent contracts, mortgages of per
sonal property, titles to real eetate
and mortgages of real estate for sale
at this office. The legal blanks that
The Advertiser sells will stand thc
test of the courts.
We will tell vou in our next issue
when RIVES BROS., will show
their pattern 'Hat and when they
will have their regular Spring Mil
linery opening. Rive9 Bros.
Georgia cane syrup 50c gallon
Hudson brand maple syrup
Old process buckwheat, very
best, 5c pound.
Evaporated apricots 15c pound
Evaporated peaches 12 l-2c lb
Leggett'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
Excursion Rates Via Southern
Account South Atlantic States
Music Festival, Spartanburg, S. ?.,
April 13, 14, 15, 1910, the South-?
ern Railway announces reduced rates
to Spartanburg- and return. Tick
ets on sale April 12, 13 and 14 and
for train scheduled to arrive Spar
tanburg before noon April 15, 1910,
with final limit returning not later
than midnight April 16, 1910.
Children half fare.
For further information, call on
Southern Railway Ticket Agents
or, Alex. H. Acker, T. P. A., Au-1
gusta, Ga. ; J. L. Meek, A. G. P. A.,
Our Steam Laundry work will go
on as formerly and will ask our old
patrons to leave work at my old
tand, where Messrs. Abney Parks
and Edgar Hart will look after
Jas. E. Hart.
on counties :-:
and one a?re of corn in each of the above counties to be given away
1000 pounds 3rd prize.
J make an exhibit at the fair in October at Batesburg:
?IA-CAROLINATEOPLE, Columbia, S. C. .
ASHEPOO FERTILIZER CO., Charleston,^ C. . .'
ave the same showing. Everybody get busy and showKthe people
>od fertilizers, and progressive ideas in farming.
i well as improve the fair. So don't fail to take an interest and try
i to the $50.00 cash prize the Fair Association offers for the best farm .
the State and county prize acre of corn with this same acre. No
ter your name as a winner and tell him the kind of fertilizer you will
:ivated and amount of fertilizer used, and have three disinterested
Batesburg, S. C.
J. Mi MALPASS, Treasurer.
opie of Edgefield county tor the patronage that they have accorded?
I endeavor to* show our appreciation by giving them better service
of I9IO we replenished every department of our
pared to fut nish your house at .a very small cost.
10m Suit, Parlor Suit, Enameled Bed, Wardrobe,
'able, Dining chairs, Mattresses, Rockers. In fact,
need we have it.
when you come to Augusta is to call at our store and
h our large stock. Weean please you in variety,
m thc leading factories in large quantities, therefore
u get the advantage of these large factory purchases.
rews Furniture Company
Augusta, Gav- gjJy.
?J ADVERTISER'S CORN
The Farmers Bank
Of , Edgefield 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
patron age. ... : ;
Combined Capital and Surplus - - - $100,000,00
Interest paid on deposits by special agreement. We are authorized
to act as guardian, administrator, trustee ^,nd accept trusts generally un
der our charter. A General banking business transacted on reasonable
terms. Prompt attention given to all business m our line.
We Solicit Your Deposit Account.
ARE FIRE PROOF
npHEY will not burn. Will not split or curl like wood shingles.
A Will not crack and roll off like slate. Will not rip at the seams
like plain tin. Neither will they rattle during high wind storms.
They never need repairs and last as long as the building. And last
jf all, they make the handsomest roof and'are not expensive.
STEWART & KERNAGHAN,
Edgefield S. C
(Prickly Aili, Poke Soot and Potassium.)
. HAKES POSTETE COKES 07 ALL POEMS AND STAGES CV
Physicians endorse P. P. P. as a upi on
did combination, and prescribe li; with
great satisfaction for the cures of all
forma and stages of Primary, Secondary
and Tertiary Syphilis,' SyphUitio linen
mattara, Scrofulous Ulcers and Borea,
Glandular Swellings, Rheumatism, Sid
ney Complaints, old Chronio Dicen i that
hare milted all treatment, Catarrh, Skin
D lie MO?, Eczema, Chronio Pe?nale
Complaints, Mercurial Poison, Tiitter,
Scoldhead, etc, etc
P. P. P. ls a powerful tonio anti aa
excellent applttzer, bunding np the
system rapidly. If yon ar? weak and
feeble, and feel badly try P. P. P., and
yon will regala flesh tad strength.
Wasieof energy andaUdlsesmnsalit?i
from OTertaxiag the system aro cured bj
the use of P. P. P.
whoseblood Isman impure ora dhioadns
to menstrual Irregularities aw peculiarly
benefited by th? wonderful tonio as?
Iblood cleansing properties o?1 P. P. IV.
Prickly Ash. Poke Boot andfJiMSlUfc
Sold byaU Druggists. "~
F. v. LIPPMAN
Savannah, . Ca.