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EDGEFIELD ADVERTISER
Established 1835.
J. L. KIMS,._ _Editor
TERMS:
ONE YEAR . $1.50
SIX MONTHS - - - - .75
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1911.
Ir I am faithful to the duties of the
present, God will provide for the fu
ture.-BEDELL.
* M
In spite of the rather small attend
ance upon the county teachers' asso
ciation last Satnrday, am undertaking
of county-cwide importance was pro
jected and partially planned. At the
suggestion of Prof. J. K. Breedin, the
president of the association, a large
educational rally will be held at Edge
field some time during April. A fuller
notice will be given in these colums
later.
We wish to call attention to the ar
ticle on our front page from the pen
of Mr. Mciver Williamson, as publish
ed in The Southern Cultivator, in
which he give3 in detail his method of
growing corn. As it has been sometime
since the "Williamson Plan" was pub
lished, we thought a number of oar
raaderswoul 1 like to refresh their mem
ory.
The friction or disagreement that
exists between the chief executive and
the supreme court, rather Chief Jus
tice Jones, has brought about a very
deplorable situation in South Carolina.
There are twenty prisoners in jail at
Horry, with a number of other case3
to be disposed ol", and no judge has
been provided for holding court. Cer
tainly some way should be found out of
the embarrassing as well as demoral
izing situation. .
"Scientists have searched diligently
for the cause of pellagra, but up to
this time their efforts have been unre
warded. The one who first discovers
the real cause of this ?disease which is
increasing to an alarming degree, will
have his name written high on the
walls of fame. Many things seem to
point to corn and grain as the reaj
cause, yet no one has been able to as
sert positively that such diet produces
the disease.
The status of the proposed Hey ward
county has been somewhat changed by
the refusal of Gov. Blease to approve
the act restricting the dimensions of
new counties. It ie believed now that
the advocates of the Kew1- county will
circulate a ppf;i-'Dn calling for another
M%t_J?h'e8SB dealt the com.
a death bio'T jen he rescinded the
order for an election, but his refusal to
sign this act which was intended to
preclule the formation of the county,
has rekindled hope in the hearts of its
advocates.
Recently a Georgia farmer who had
some fine hogs in which he took specifd
pride carried a visiting friend out to
view the herd. Ir. order to arouse the
choicest pig, which was asleep, he gave
it a kick in the side, resulting in an
explosion. The pig was blown into
smithereens, the two men injured and
a portion of the building torn down.
Upon investigation it was found that
the pig had swallowed some dynamite,
stored in the shed in the lot. We do
not vouch for this statement, but sug
gest this moral: It never pays to be
a kicker.
Rehoboth News.
Mr. Editor, please allow us space
in your valuable paper for the hap
penings from this community.
Spring is fa? t approaching, and
the fanners are very busy preparing
their land for planting.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Hughey wor
shipped at Plum Uranch last Sun
day.
Mr. Wilbur Strom came down
from Greenwood and spent the week
end with home folks.
Mr. C. H. Whatley who has been
quite ill for a number of months, is
steadily improving. Mr. Cleave
Hughey we are sorry to report, is
still sick, and we hope for him a
speedy recovery.
Mr. Eb Reynolds who was strick
en with paralysis last week, will be
carried to the hospital in Augusta
this morning for treatmeff.
Mrs. P. P. Doolittle and Mr.
Preston Strom are still on the sick
list.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. White from
Plum Branch, ' visited the latter's
mother Mrs. , Cadd ie Hughey last
week.
Mrs. R. M. Winn and bright lit
tle son Carroll, visited her mother
Mrs. P. W. Cheltham of Oleora,
last week.
The woman's missionary society
was to have met at the home of
Mr3. S. B. Strom on ?Saturday af
ternoon last, but on account of the
death of her sister Mrs. I. N. Cole
rnan/.was held at Mrs. Charlie
Strom's.
Mrs. I. N. Coleman died at her
home on Saturday morning last,
February 25th. jShe was Miss
Anna Timmerman before her mar
riage, daughter of the late Major
Wiley and F. C. Timmerman. She
had been a great, but patient suffer
er for about a year and fully real
ized that the end AV as near.
Mrs. Coleman was 57 years of
age and leaves a husband, Mr. I. N.
Coleman, four daughters, Mesdames
Jeff Witt, S G Touchstone, Chris
Penn and P PPenn, five s^ns, Lun
dy, Wiley, Herbert, Loyd and Ar
thur Coleman, three sisters, Mrs. M
J Brooks, Mrs. S B Strom and Mrs.
W S Seigier and one brother, Mr.
J M Timmerman of Greenville, S.
C., to mourn her loss, besides a host
of relatives and friends. To the be
reaved ones we extend ?ur warmest
and most heartfelt Sympathy. She
was laid to rest in Bethany ceme
tery Sunday morning, February
26th, before a large crowd of sor
rowing friends, the funeral service
being conducted by her pastor S R
Bass. The floral tributes were many,
rare and beautiful. She was a true,
loyal Christian, devoted to her
church work, her family and her
friends. She was a teacher in the
Sunday school for a- number of
years, also a faithful worker in the
woman's missionary societj\ Those
who knew this noble woman best,
loved her most. How many hands
has she uplifted? How many hearts
has she made strong with her sweet,
sympathetic, charitable council,
Oh, do not say that she is dead and
weep.
At thought of the still hands upon
her breast,
But softly whisper, she is just
asleep,
She suffered much but now, she
knoweth rest.
Let the tears cease remembering
her face.
Duo.
Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Cele
brates Her 71st Birthday.
It was the delightful privilege of
the writer to be one of a party of
ladies who were invited to dine on
last Wednesday with Mrs. E. E.
Adams, that being her birthday. I
had almost spoken of the guests as
old ladies, but withhold the adject
ive, for we all felt as though we had
imbibed freely of the fountain of
perpetual youth, and a passer by
would have thought from the hilar
ious sounds proceeding from the
residence that "Mr. and Mrs. Mims
were having a gay party for their
young daughter."
The guests began to arrive at
noon and came by twos, threes and
fours, soon making a large and hap
py assembly. Af ter inspecting and ad
miring the numerous and beautiful
gifts bestowed with esteem and
affection on Mrs. Adams we repair- .
ed to the parlor where there was
"pleasure unconfined." Formality
was banished and each looked on
the others as genuine friends.
Some ?f the ladies were old time
school mates, and? reminiscences of
school life were recalled, son
amusing, some pathetic. As our fin
gers were not quite stiff from age
and our recollection of music quite
fresh, we were requested to p'nv - ;.?
L , e old melodies familiar to
ali. The writer bein sr the first to
respond gave as an appropriate se
lection "Auld Lang Syne." Follow
ing this, our hearts being full of
thought and love of our? absent
brother Dr. C. E. Burts, we played
and sang "Way down upon the
Swanee river;" wishing as we were
singing that we might have him
back "here to live and die." One of
our party who has in her home an
elegant new parlor grand piano play
ed with such skill and vivacity that
I was carried back in memory to
the days when she and I were to
gether at school under the instruc
tion of the lovely and accomplished
Msi8 Nicolis. Others of our party
kindly contributed to this part of
the program after which we again
engaged in pleasant and profitable
conversation.
Ere long our genial host whose
kind face always brings sunshine,
entered with his lovely wife and an
nounced dinner. Arriving at the
dining room door our host being a
prudent man and knowing that
"prudence is the better part of
valor," and knowing also full well
that one man's voice would be as
nothing in the midst of twenty fe
male voices, wisey retired to distant
regions where he could enjoy his
dinner "far from the madding
crowd." My pen stops when I reach
the subject of the dinner. It is fee
ble when I attempt a detailed ac
count. Suffice it to say the richness,
variety and abundance would have
more than delighted Epicurus at the
beginning but would haye rendered
him very uncomfortable at the
close of the feast.
After doing full justice to this
magnificent spread we repaired
again to the parlor feeling not quite
so sprightly as before visiting the
dining room. We roused our energies
sufficiently boweverto walkout to a
temporary stage or rostrum erected
by our host for the purpose of hold
ing the party to be "taken" by the
photographer. After much posing,
arranging of ribbons and counte
nances we were taken and with a
sigh of relief we returned to the
house, conscious that we had never
spent a pleasanter day and hoping
that Mrs. Adams would have many
more birthdays with the same gor
geous dinner and an invitation to
us all to come.
Before closing I must relate a lit
tle incident that caused some alarm
(unnecessary however) to one or
more of the guests. A kind hearted
Christian gentleman, one full of
good deed sent his splendid horse
(the milk white steed with blue eyes
and brown spot on neck, perhaps
ray readers have seen him) to con
vey some of the ladies to the feast.
Now this grand horse behaves gen
erally with great dignity and did so
on this particular morning until he
reached Main street when he sud
denly seemed to become conscious
that he was taking part in griing
pleasure to the ladies. He manifest
ed his delight r>y standing erect on
his hind feet and indulging in what
dancing people call the "two step."
This equine gayety so alarmed'the
occupants of the carriage that they
flew out like butter flies and could
scarcely be convinced that the beau
tiful horse meant no harm but only
desired to show how glad he was
to be able to help in the
days pleasure. The ladies were after
much persuasion induced to re-enter
the carriage and arrived safely at
their destination.
The guests on this delightful oc
casion were Mrs. Camilla Blalock,
Mrs. Pamella Holland, Mrs. Mis
souri Lott, Mrs. Sarah Collett, Mrs.
Nannie Griffin, Miss Cottie Young
blood, Mrs. Mary Norris, Mrs. Vir
ginia Addison, Mrs. Anna White,
Mrs. Hattie Lanham^Mrs. Emeline
Cartlidge, Mrs. Mary Brunson, Miss
Sophie Abney, Mrs. Bessie Miller,
Mrs. Beulah Harling, Mrs. Mary
Thurmond, Mrs. Agatha Woodson
n.nd Mrs. R. H. Mims. Others were
invited but sickness prevented their
coming.
Roll of Honor, Edgefield Graded
School, for Month Ending
February 23.
. First grade-B. William Folk,
Lillian Pattison, Thelma Jackson.
A.-Norma Shannonhouse, Addie
Mae Turner, Geneva Quarles, Ethel
Cheatham, Rosa Zimmerman, Lois
Mims.
Second grade.-Ray Timmerman,
Newton Parker, Sarah Lyon, Mary
DeLoach, Bessie Dunovant, Edith
Ouzts, Sophie Darlington.
Third grade.-Joe Timmons,
Johnnie Lamb, James Sharpton,
Huff Hart, Gertie Rearden, Edwin
Folk, Oscar Cheatham.
Fourth grade.-Margaret May,
Emma Lou Edmunds, Lecila Roper,
Lydia Brunson.
Fifth grade.-Ouida Pattison,
Annie O'Hara, Carroll Rainsford,
Catherine Darlington, Neva Weir,
Douglas Timmerman, Watson Ouzts
, Sixth grade.-Blondelle Hart,Ida
Folk, Alma DeLoach.
Seventh grade.-Mell Burgess,
Jennie ?Sim ki ns, Annie Mae Tim
mons, Sallie Mims.
Eighth grade.-Lizzie Rf
Gladys Padgett, Claud Lyo
Business Cr
in this i?
vertise"
stat; ^d the
r' owned by
, and will con
dos at the Hart store
..-oat-office. He will im
iy add new goods to every
d .i tment Mr Mukashy solicits
a portion of your patronage.
Friendship Shower.
This afternoon at Mrs. B. B.
Jones' hospitable and spacious resi
dence on Main street, a "Friendship
Shower" is in progress in honor of
Mrs. Manly Timmons, who will
leave Edgefield in a short time, a
week or ten days perhaps,for her new
yet old home at Winter Seat. Mrs.
Timmons is one of the most beloved
among the women of Edgefield, hav
ing always taken an active and sym
pathetic interest in everything con
nected with the church and the pub
lic benefit. This afternoon Mrs.
Jones has honored herself in doing
this graceful honor to Mrs. Tim
mons. At*this reception are gather
ed about thirty-five guests, each one
of whom is supposed to take a gift
of remembrance to^Mrs. Timmons.
The program will consist of a con
test, making words of "Auld Lang
Syne," and music^ Mrs. John R.
Tompkins will sing "Then you'll re^
member rae." Miss Eliza Mims
"Love's old sweet song," and Mrs,
R. G. Shannonhouse, "Auld Lang
Syne."
The souvenirs are cards on which
the letter T forms the back ground.
Most delightful refreshments will
be served, and altogether the occa
sion will be a sweet, yet sad one.
Mrs. Timmons will be greatly miss
ed, and Winter Seat will have gain
ed a great acquisition in her coming.
Iowa Man Wc
Respe
tor more mau twenty years Geo.
Hyde has been a resident of Maquo
keta, Iowa, where he enjoys the res
pect of the entire community. When
a man of Mr. Hyde's standing
makes a statement, it is worthy of
careful consideration. In a recent
communication he says:
"After years of suffering from
chronic stomach trouble, and trying
i
Death of Mr. Hammond.
Mr. James C. Hammond died at
his home near North Augusta Thurs
day last. The interment took place
on Friday at the family burying
ground. Mr. Hammond waa in his
67th year, b..ng the eldest son of
the lamented Charles Hammond,
who in former years was the lead
ing cotton buyer and commission
merchant of Hamberg.
Besides his two sisters, Mrs. JG.
Burkhalter, and Misa Genie Ham
mond, and two brothers, D. B. and
W. H. Hammond, he is survived
by his wife, and son T. C. Ham
mand. Mr. Hammond married Miss
Georgia McKie, the sister of Dr.
Robert and Messrs. Joseph and
Thomas McKie.
Mr. Hammond represented the
highest type of citizenship. He
served his country well in war, as
well as meeting bravely every
responsibility of a true citizen in
time of peace. During the entire
four years of the Civil war, he
made a record as a brave soldier.
Mr. Hammond was a man of excel
lent business judgment, managing
his private interests1 with marked
abijity. Being a man of broad sym
pathies and unselfish nature, to
gether with his sterling traits of
character, he held the confidence
and esteem of all men wherever he
was known. Would that South Car
olina had a larr T number of citizens
of th? calibre of Mr. James C. Ham
mond!
Mr. Hammond was a kinsman of
Mrs. J. H. P. Roper, of our town.
Interesting Red Hill News.
Here comes a new writer from
Red Hill; though you need notex
pect much.
Red Hill news is scarce as Cupid
is a little too swift to' be kept up
with, though Mr. Baron Hill, from
Cleora had a long date down here
which lasted from Friday afternoon
till Sunday evening.
Some of the farmers seem a little
discouraged about their grain crops
as they are not very good.
Our little friend, Master Garrett
Stone is very busy' preparing his
"pet" acre^-of corn. Garrett is a
swift fa*"^ boy and it is hoped
thatx^ will prove auccess
still being hauled
as hall. There are
?opie around Red
oui lu ir. > will be com
.u a short *'me. .
.ars. J. T. Littlejohn has been
ery sick for the last four or five
days. The host of friends are hoping
i?r her a speedy recovery.
Miss Sallie Smith, who has been
teaching in Saluda county, is wel
comed home again by her many
friends. Her school closed last Fri
day. . j
Mr. Willie Brown, who has had
mumps, is now well enough to carry
the ladies out driving on Sunday
afternoon. Hurrah for Billie.
Meddler.
Musical Program at College.
There will be a choice program
at the college on Friday evening,
consisting of piano music and music
on wind instruments. Admission
fee will be fifteen cents, and the pro
ceeds will go for the brass instru
ments purchased for the band. The
public is cordially invited to attend
and help the enterprise. After the
programme, refreshments will be
served in the dining room.
Wright-Wright
Mr. Wallace Wright and Mrs.
Fannie Hamilton Wright were mar
ried on Sunday afternoon last at 3
o'clock, at the home of the latter's
sister, Mrs. S. A. Holston, of the
Centre Spring section. Mr. Wright
is a successful farmer of the Rocky
Creek section where they will make
their home.
Begin now to prepare and plant
your garden. We can supply you
with the celebrated Ferry's seed
that are fresh and will not fail to
germinate under proper conditions.
We have a large stock of paints for
inside and outside work in white
and all the colors. Full supply of
oils, varnish and painter's supplies
of all kinds. B. Timmons.
)rthy of
ctful Hearing
nearly every known remedy, as well
as treating with some of t the best
physicians in the country. I found
myself a nervous wreck. My appe
tite was gone, and the little I did
eat distressed me. I could not get a
sound night's sleep, and arose in
the morning feeling tired anti worn
out. My failure to secure relief dis
couraged me, and I began to feel
that there was little hope of my
ever again enjoying good health.
"Some time ago, however, 1 be
came interested in some newspaper
articles dealing with the ideas and
beliefs of L T Cooper. His theory
that the stomach is responsible for
the state of one's health, either good
or bad, impressed me as being logi
cal and induced me to give his New
Discovery medicine atrial. The first
bottle helped me wonderfully. I
continued the treatment, and im
proved rapidly* Four bottles made
me well. I am aixty yeara of age,
and to-day feel younger and enjoy
better health than in the paat ten
years."
Cooper's New Discovery is a boon
to stomach sufferers. We sell it.
(Penn <fc Holstein, j
mmmmmm?mmm
THE CORNER STORE'S
MARCH OPPORTUNITIES
ARE NUMEROUS AND VARIED
Every nook and corner presents new spring
wearables at prices which will make it a most at
tractive March to the patrons of the Corner Store
'Tis our program to have it thus.
Read the few items below men
tioned they will point the way to
your keeping up with the program:
Soft finished bleaching 36 inches
wide limited amount 12 yards to
the dollar.
Fine Count yard wide bleaching,
slightly .starched, 15 yards 4o the
dollar..
American Mfg. Co.'s tub goods,
mercerized silk finish irr lovely de
signs at 20 yards to the dollar.
Checked homespun, nice range of
stoles at 5c yard, on the road and
will be in by Saturday or Monday
next
This garden of [values continued on
through the sheets, sheeting, table
damask, doilies, towels, dainty
waist goods, ribbons, pearl buttons,
needles, pins, ladies fancy collars,
jabots and many items of which we
can't tell you.
r
Embroideries, Laces
New and dainty match setts in vals, rouud thread, cluny. Worth up to
$1.25 doz. Yards to go this month at 25c, 50c, 75c, the dozen yards.
It has been our pleasure to serve you the past 20 seasons with all our
heart and energy. To this we now add experience. Yes, and 'tis exper
ience that we feel will do much towards making our business relations
mutually beneficial. Respeccfully,
CORNER STORE
W. H. TURNER,
Proprietor
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BUGGIES AND WAGONS
We take this means of saying to
our friends and public that we have
added a full line of high class ve
hicles and harness that we expect
to handle in connection with our
stock business. Will carry Brock
way, Colonial, Ratterman & Luth
and others. Also a full line of
wagons.
Our motto: "Everything guar
anteed to be as represented*"
Wilson & Cantelou
Fertilizer Materials and Fertilizers Ready
Mixed for 1911
Fifteen cents cotton, dollar corn, two hundred and
fifty dollar mules, have taught our farmers that they '
must fertilize their crops or quit the race.
We are now ready to supply our trade with fertil
izers manufactured only by the most reputable man
ufacturers. 4
8.85x2x2
8x3x3
8X2 1-2x2
9X3X3
8x4x4
8x4 Acid
10x4 Acid
13 per cent phosphate
14 per cent phosphate
16 per cent phosphate
Royster's Goods
Armour's Goods
Georgia Chemical Works'Good?
American Agricultura1. Chemical Co's, goods
Columbia Guano Co's, goods
Cotton Seed meal, Kainit^ Nitrate of Soda, Top Dressing, Muriate ofJPotash. Call
on Mr. R. C, Padgett, or Mr. A. E, Padgett.
EDGEFIELD MERCANTILE COMPANY

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