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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1910
Office, No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Send your children to the Presby
terian Bazaar to see "Santa Claus.
Mispes Effie, Fannie and Lucile
Sheppard spent several days in Au-1
gusta last week..
Fresh "Walnuts, almonds, Brazil
nuts, and peacans at
B. Tim mons.
Quite a number of farmers have
already begun the preparation of |
their acre ?for next year's corn con
Get one of our rapid fire tag pis-j
tola for the boy. No damage but |
lots of fun. Dunovant <fc Co.
There are sb many pretty things
in Edgefield that Santa Claus will
have a big job on his hands if Le
undertakes to distribute them alli
Pretty hobby horses, the very|
thing your child wants. -
> Stewart & Kernaghan.
Mrs. Samuel Craig and her little
daughter arrived yesterday to spend
the holiday season with Mr. and
Mrs. W: B. Cogburn.
Mr. M. H. Daal has moved his
family to the Parker place two
miles north of Edgefield which he
purchased from Mr. W. C. Jackson.
We are pleased to announce that j
Mr. Deal has come to live among |
. Olives and pure-olive oil.
Mrs. Amanda Watson of Ander
son is yisiting her daughter, Mrs.
C. E. Burts.
Maj. R. S. Anderson left Satur
day for Washington to remain du
ring the session ' of Congress. His
Edgefield friends will'miss him \n
Fresh shipment pf shrimp and j
lobsters. B. Timmons.
Mrs. Susan'B. Hill attended the
state convention of the Daughters j
of the Confederacy that Was held
in Georgetown last week, represent-1
ing the Edgefield chapter.
Pure mountain Buckwheat at
May & Prescott's.
On Thursday afternoon the Civic
League held a business meeting at |
the home of Mrs. B. E. "Nicholson.
Delightful refreshments were served
af ter all business was. completed. v
Fresh Cranberries and cranberry j
sance at B. Timmons.
Mr. J. N. Fair was the fortunate!
winner of the $10 offered by Hon.
' ThOs. H. Rainsford, for the largest
hog exhibited at the county fair.
One secret of Mr. Fair's "success
with stock is found in the fact that
he raises corn and grain on his own
farm in abundance.
Hyson, Oolong and Peri-Walla
tea. B. Timmons.
The entries are coming in for the
wheat contest. All who desire to
enter will please.- send in their
names. It costs jon nothing to
Parched coffees at 15, 20 and 25
cents per pound. B. Timmons.
The following united with the
Methodist church Sunday morning
last: Gill Dunovant, Katherine, Jo
seph and Albert Darlington.
Large assortment of hair brushes
abd combs. y B. Timmons. "
Judge J. W. DeVore reached
Home Saturday night after holding
court two weeks in Benne tts ville.
He will now have a period of rest
for the remainder of the year.
New crop Georgia cane syrup.
We will issue our annual holiday
edition of The ' Advertiser next
week. Those desiring advertising
space in this special issue will please
3end in their copy early.
Try our fresh "Buckwheat.
For Rent: Two one-horse farms,
a portion of my home place. Ap
. 'JaN. Schenk.
Maraschino cherries, mincemeat
and all of the season's delicacies.
Capt. Joseph Brun son is up from
Aiken this week to enjoy a fish fry
on the banks of Turkey creek as in
the days of yore. While Capt. Bran
son is advancing in years, in spirit
he is yet in his teens.
Fire works of all kinds with quali
ty and prices second to none, the
son of-a-gun being among the num
Dunovant <fc Co.
All Confederate veterans in the
"county who have not received
crosses of honor are requested and
urged to send their names at once
to Mrs. J. D. Holstein, president of
the Edgefield chapter, ?. D. C.
Nabob coffee one-pound tins 25
cents, p. Timmons.
Mr. J. W. Stewart ia now.occu
pying the new brick residence
across the street from Mr. B. Tim
The regular quarterly statements
of the Farmers Bank and the Bank
of Edgefield are published in this
Mr. J. W. Peak has anticipated
wants of the holiday shoppers and
has provided gifts suitable for every
member of the family. See what he
says in his advertisement this week.
S. M. Smith, Esq., has purchased
the brick office recently occupied
by W. P. Calhoun, Esq., from J.
Wm. Thurmond, Esq. Mr.. Smith's
friends can now find him in this
Seeded raisins, citron, currants,
figs, dates and nuts of all kinds.
Dunovant & Co.
Invitations have been received in
Edgefield to the marriage of Miss
Laura McCaskill of Camden and
Mr. Camillus Wickliffe McCreary
which will occur on December 25th
at 8:30 p. m. Mr. McCreary will
bring his bride to Edgefield to re
We can supply you with the
celebrated Indian River Florida
oranges-best on the market, also
apples, bananas cocoanut*, etc.
Dunovant & Co.
Large assortment of bicycles,
.tricycles, wagons; etc.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
The big clearance sale is now on
at Rubenstein's. Read Mr. Ruben
stein's advertisement on our 5th
page. Ile is offering some -great
bargains to the holiday shoppers.
J Goat wagons and harness. Make
your boy a present of one Christ
mas. Stewart & Kernaghan.
Bargain Sale at Plum Branch.
From now until January the 1st
Mr. C. L. Harper, one of the larg
est and most progressive merchants
of Plum Branch, will give the peo
ple of his section some exceedingly
low prices in staple merchandise of
all kinds. Read every word of .his
large advertisement on our "eighth
page. The prices that he mentions
therein will show how the people
can save money by spending their
money with him for the next 30
days. "Satisfaction guaranteed or
your money refunded." What
more t b an this could any one reasona
Death of Mrs. Charlton.
Another one of the oldest resi
dents of our town has been claimed
by death. Mrs. Elizabeth; Charlton
passed peacefully away early Mon
day morning, having reached her
73rd year. Mrs. Charlton was a
Miss Dozier before her marriage to
Capt. L. Charlton, being the last
member of a large and very promi
nent family. Her early life was
spent in the Red. Bank section of
In her girlhood Mrs. Charlton
united ?with Red Bank Baotist
church,one of the oldest churches in
this section of the country, and re
maineda loyal member of this
church throughout her long life.
Though leading a quiet, ret iring life,
Mrs. Charlton had many warm per
sonal friends who will miss her.
The funeral was held at
the Baptist church Tuesday morn
ing, being conducted by Dr. JJ.
Burts and Rev. T. P. Burgeg8.
Corn Prizes Awarded.
The result of The Advertiser's
corn contest is announced on our
front page. The committee that
passed on the reports were unable,
with the facts they had, to deter
mine which made the most corn on
an aere, Messrs. IC. N. and J. R.
Smith having each made a fraction
over 121 bushels. As neither was
declared the winner of the first
prize, instead of dividing the prize
money equally between them we
have very willingly increased the
prize fund from $25 to $30 and
awarded these progressive young
farmers $15 each, this . being the
amount of the first prize as pre
viously announced. -
The membei* of Harmony Far
mers Union are requested to meet
Saturday, December 17th. Officers
will elected and fertilizer purchases
discussed at th .s meeting.
H. W. Dobey, pres.
Luther Watson, seo.
To Recover Large Sum.
Mrs. Lucy Dugas Tillman has
brought suit against her husband,
Mr.JB. R. Tillman, Jr., to recover
the sum of $13,730.08, it being al
leged that he is due her that amount
for rents collected and for proceeds
of land sold. It is probable that the
case will be called for trial at the
March term of court to be held at
Greenwood's Ten Cent-Store.
Mr. Joel S. Aiken, the populai
manager of the MctJlure 10c Store
of Greenwood, has a big advertise
ment on our fourth page in whicl
he invites the shopping public tc
, call at his store to make their holi
day purchase^. Santa Claus' monej
will go a long way at this populai
store, as shown by ?the prices given.
Read carefully every word Mr. Ai
ken says. He is a reliable, trust
worthy gentleman and will mak<
good every woroi he says.
Royal is the
Everything n readiness for the
Bazaar. asbyterian ladies
have done iu?r part well. It now
remains for the Edgefield public to
do its part, according a generous
patronage. The Bazaar will open in
the armory Thursday afternoon and
also through Friday. The social
feature will be very pleasant.
Fine Trenton "Pigs."
While passing through Trenton
one cold mo rning last week we saw
some very fine hogs, both dead and'
alive. Mr. S. T. Hughes killed two
that made a load for a one-horse
wagon, and Mr. J. C. Long killed
the finest one-year-old "pig" that
we ever heard of. The gross weight
was 475 pounds and the net weight
was 440 pounds, losing only 35
pounds. Mr. Long made 22 gallons
of lard from this one hog. He also
has two more very fine Tamworths
that he will kill.
There were only four tracts of
land sold at public outcry Monday.
The Leppard land, 69 acres, was
bought by Mr. R. A. Temples for
$4,000. The Hill land, 100 acres,
was purchased by W. T. Reel for
$825. The Corley tract of 375.acres
was knocked down to Messrs. Thur
mond & Nicholson for $2,000. The
Qu?rles land of 104 acres was pur
chased by Mr. C. T. McDaniel for
The Crooker shops, with one
acre of land, was bid in by Miss
Coy Wood at $1,000.
Often The Kidneys Are
Weakened by Over-Work,
(Jnhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood:
Weak and unhealthy kidneys are re
sponsible for much sickness and suffering,
a>3| ?, therefore, if kidney
?Srfi?j2? >?tfeJPs trouble is permitted to
rS^fe*?^y^f|) continue, serious re
-^T^fl^y^-^J suits are most likely
Rei ?^v?sW *? f?ll?w- Your other
||^|1/"^WQJP organs may need at
U/' *L?GB V tention, but your kid
^*?>?WFft|| I neys most, because
/L|J|yL?<-' they do most and
?? Jl^ should have attention
?"TO first. Therefore, when
your kidneys are weak or out of order,
you can understand how quickly your en.?
tire body is affected andJiow every organ
seems to fail to do its duty.
If you are sick or " feel badly," begin
taking the great kidney remedy, Dr.
Kilmer's Swamp-Root. A trial will con
vince you of its great merit.
The mild and immediate effect of
Swamp-Root, the great kidney and
bladder remedy, is soon realized. It
6tands the highest because its remarkable
health restoring properties hav?. been
proven in thousands of the most distress
ing cases. If you. need a medicine you
should have the best. -A-^?M?.
Sold by druggist:; in
fifty-cent and one-dol- ?^^iS?SStt^
lar sizes. You may ]E5j?!|g iSSSSSi
have a sample bottle t^H^gj^aSSill
by mail free, also a^^S^jSS^^^
pamphlet telliLg you Homeo>t>wiunp-Root.
now to find out if you have kidney or
bladder trouble. Mention this paper
when writing to Dr. Kilmer & Co.,
Binghamton, N. Y. Don't make any mis
take, but remember the name, Swamp
Root, and don't let a dealer sell you
something in place of Swamp-Root-if
rou do you will be disappointed.
Banks on Sure Thing Now.
"I'll never be without Dr. King's
New Life Pills again," writes A
Schingeck, 647 Elm Street., Buffa
lo, N. Y. They cured me of chronic
constipation when all others failed.
Unequaled for billiousness, jaun
dice, indigestion, headache, chills
malaria and debility. 25c at Penn &
Holstein, W E Lynch & Co., B
BIG CLE AR ANCE SALE
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The time has come when all winter merchandise"
must move* We not only need the cash but no
heavy goods must be carried over. Our policy has
ahrays been to close out the bulk of the goods
while people actually need them giving our friends
the benefit of a reduction in price. We give a few
prices in each department to give some idea of the
big reduction we have made Come to see the
goods and we know you will be pleased, Bead
carefully the following bargains:
15 dozen ladies waists in all new
colors, new goods worth 75c. Rub"
Hooks and eyes per card 1 '
3 bales best grade wrhite drill, K
tails everywhere at 10c. Only lim
ited ?? 6 7-8c
24 pieces. l2ic gingham in all good
colors at ' 8 3-4c
50 pieces extra heavy outing 10c
10 pieces silks, finish pongee, in all
the leading colors. Real value 27^c
special at this sale 17^-c
15 pieces poplin in white cream,
black, cardinal, blue, and any other
shade you can mention.' Real val
ue 27ic and 30c, at 19c
2 bales white homespun, real value
6^c. Special for this sale, ltd 3 7-8c
50 long infant cloaks value 1.75 to
go at 98c
200 infants' long cloaks of white
cashmere and Bedford cord, "beauti-'
fully embroidered. Up to $3 values
50 ladies long cf pes for street and
evening wear, 7.50 values at 3.49
25ladies long capes, ?10 values to
go at , 7.98
Be Sui e and get
first. It Pays
65c men's overalls at 45c
1.00 overalls at 89c '
1.25 overa?sjjkstandard brands 89c
10 doz. boys overalls at 21c
ld dozeu men's pongee shirts with
collars and cuffs attached, real
value75c at 49c
10 dozen men's dress shirts without
collar 65c and 75c value at 42c
10 dozen men's 1.75 dress shirts
with and without collars at ' 89c
50 pieces of 12^ pieces outing in
solid and fancy at 9^c
Black taffettaline petticoats, worth
fully $1 will be sold at, 59c
Handsome mercerized petticoats
with 18-inch embroidered ruffles
real 2.00 values at 98c
Petticoats of heavy guaranteed
quality, taffeta silk, worth 6.50 to
52-inch mohair cesillian serges
and panamas in ail the leading
shades. Real value 75c at 47ic
Black and colored all wool suit
ings such as basket weaves, diago
nals, Irish homespuns, sLarkskin
and others in pretty autumn and
winter shades. Many pretty tailor"
ed suitings in the lot easily worth
81.25 at 75c
The ladies will certainly open their
eyes when they see the wonderful
coat suit values that are here for the
next ten days. They are the best
ever, and if you go away without
buying it will be your own fault
3 special values as follows:
25 ladies suits worth $22 at 11.98
50 ladies suits, new style, sold
al 810 at v '6.89
1 lot of laPies suits worth-up to
?25 at - 13.50
We have a full ' line of mens, wo
men and children shoes in all styles
and kinds. -
We have about 200 hats in stock
yet and they must be sold between
now and Xmas even at any price,
all we ask is that you call and price
them and you can not help buying
at the price.
1 lot ladies coat sweaters in white
and blue, worth SI at . 59c
One lot better goods" $2 value. 1.19
5 doz of 83 and $3.50 sweaters in
whites and reds at $198
7 pieces broadcloth in black only
50 iuches wide retail at 1.25 per
yd. to close them out at 72ic.
We also have a full line of men
pants prices arranging from 98c up
to 5.00 which ycu can buy at a big
We also have a full, line of men and
We have a tremendous big stock of
men and boys clothing on hand in
all styles and colors which we will
offer you from now until Xmas at
about half the regular price, this
stock must be reduced, cost not
considered. 75 men suits in all
shades, prices from 7.50 to 10.-00,
your choice 5.98.
1 lot men suits, about 100 in th is
this lot, none of them ever retail for
less than 12.50, some as high as
18.00. Your choice at'7.98. ;
100 mens suits in gray, brown
and blue, retails at 22.50. Special
for Xmas trade 13.98.
1 lot of black suits'in unfinished
worsted thibets and granite. Prices
ranging from $12.50 to $20. Your
? SPECIAL *
X To every man suit from $7.50
.j. on up we will give f ree, a nice ?
% $2.00 hat. %
It does not matter what anybody offers you, you
can buy here for less money. Remember it's only for
a few days and you'll have to hurry. Don't forget
Change of Date.
Teachers of Edgefield County:
The county teachers* association
will not meet Saturday, the
17th inst, as previously announced,
but will meet at the S. C. C. I. Sat
urday, January 14th.
J. K. Breed in,
We can furnish you with wire for
Stewart & Kernaghan.
We have the Knickerbocker
Brace Suspender that we sell for
50c. Get a pair. F. G. Mertins,
All boys' Clothing at reduced
prices, $5 suit for 84, we have the
best Clothes made. F. G. Mertins,
the Tailor and Clothier, Augusta,
For Sale: Twenty bushels of
well-cleaned seed wheat of Blue
Stem variety, $2.00 per bushel.
, M. DeLoach",
Johnston, S. C.
Quantities, of delightful gifts for
girls of all kinds at
W. E. Lynch & Co's.
For Sale: My Barker place 275
acres. Splendid bouse and buildings,
good tenant houses at a bargain;
also one or two well broke oxen for
sah, also one 4-year old donkey.
Wofford, S. C.
Messrs. Rives Bros. have made a
study of the shoe wants of the peo
ple of Edgefield county and close
attention to what they demand and
want has made their shoe depart
ment grow so that they are en
couraged so much as to enlarge
their shoe stock.-Adv.
For Rent or Sale: I have 40G
acres for rent or sale. A 5-horse
farm on it. About 4 miles from
railroad station, churches school
and post office. Excellent spring
and well water, and other advanta
H. P. Blount,
For Sale: Nice specimens of
Boston fern. 25 cents each, small
plants 10 cents. Apply at once to
Mrs. B. Timmons.
Full supply of belting, packing
and lace leather always on hand.
Stewart <fc ?ernaghan.
A fresh and complete line of
fruit cake ingredients, also ready
baked fruit cakes.
May & Prescott.
Fresh Candy Daily.
Fresh candies of all kinds made
every day. French candies fresh by
express. Give us a call and you will
be pleased with our absolutely pure,
Edgefield Candy Kitchen,
Wants to Help Some One.
For thirty years J F Boyer, of
Fertile, Mo., needed help and could
not findet. That's why he wants to
help some one now. Suffering so
long himself he feels for all distress
from backache, nervousness, loss of
appetite, lassitude and kidney dis
orders. He shows that Electric Bit
ters work wonders for such troub
les, five bottles, he writes, wholly
cured me and now I am well and
hearty. It's also positively guaran
teed for liver trouble, dyspepsia,
blood disorders, female complaints
and malaria. Try them. 50c at Penn
& Holstein, W E Lynch & Co., B
Saved From Awful Death.
How an appalling calamity in
his family was prevented is told by
A D McDonald, of Fayetteville, N.
C. R. F. D. No. 8. "My sister baa
consumption, " he writes, 4 she was
very thin and pale, had no appetite
and seemed to grow weaker every
day, as all remedies failed, till Dir.
King's New Discovery was tried,
and so completely cured her, that
she has not been troubled with a
cdugh since. Its the best medicine
I ever saw or heard of." For coughs,
colds, Jagrippe, asthma, croup, hem
orrhage, all bronchial troubles, it
has no equal, 50c, $1.00. Trial bot
tle free. Guaranteed by Penn &
Holstein, WE Lynch & Co., B
Ends Winter's Troubles.
To many, winter is a season of
trouble. The frost bitten toes and
fingers, chapped hands and lips,,
chilblains, cold sores, red and
rough skins, prove this. But such
troubles fly before Bucklen's Arni
ca Salve. A trial convinces. Greatest
healer of burns, boils, piles, ?nts,
sores, eczema and sprains. Only 25
cts at Penn & Holstein, W E Lynch
& Co., B Timmons*