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$2.95. These values* do not take in
to consideration the indirect bene
fits to the soil. While the actual
plant food contained in a ton of
barnyard manure is worth at least
82 it is safe to say that
the farmer will derive nearer ?3
worth of good from it.
Miss Anne Custiss Burgess.
At the recent session of the legis
lature, the hymn "Carolina," com
posed by Timrod, was adopted as
the State hymn. The music was
composed by the lamented Miss
Burgess, a sister of Rev. T. P.
Burgess. The following is a brief
sketch of the beautiful life of this
very talented lady:
Miss Anne Custiss Burgess died
in October, 1910, about four months
before the event for which she had
fondly hoped. Her life was une
ventful, and very happy, rich in
friendships and love. Delicate
from her birth she was always the
darling of her family.
She was born in Mayesville in
Sumter county, the third daughter
of Dr? Thomas L. Burgess and Mrs.
Frances Mayes Burgess. Of the
five sons and three daughers of her
parents, she alone has joined them
on the shining shore.
While she was yet i child her
family removed to Summerton and
that place was "home" to her till
the time of her death, though she
left it long: years to studir or to fol
low her profession elsewhere. What
was mortal of her was laid to rest
in the Evergreen cemetery of that
place on the 10th day of October,
Her aptitude for music and song
early manifested itself and after
preliminary study in the school of
her home town and in " lemminger
School at Charleston she entered
Converse college. There for five
years she worked faithfully and in
1910 received her diploma in the
department of music. At the time
of her graduation recital Dr. Peters
spoke with appreciation, rather with
enthusiasm, of the quality of her
work. It is hardly to be doubted
that her fragile body prevented her
from attaining to lofty heights in
her chosen profession.
After completing the course at
Converse, Miss Burgess spent a year
in private study under a very able
teacher in Hagerstown, Md., Mrs.
E. E. Ayers.
Her Life Work Soon Finished.
Could her family, her intimate
friends, and her physicians have
prevailed against her determination
she would not have taxed her slight
strength by teaching; but she was
insistent on using the talents she
had cultivated and doing her part
of the world's work. At different
times she taught classes in music in
Summerton, Williamston, Winthrop
college, and the Thomwell orphan
age schools in Clinton. She was
just entering upon her third session
at Thornwell when her final illness
seized her. For six weeks she suf
fered greatly and all efforts to re
lieve her failed. As a final resort
she was carried to a hospital in Sum
ter where she was under the care of
a friend of her lamented father. A
critical surgical operation failed to
check her disease and it became thc
sad task of those who loved her to
tell her she must leave them*. She
had insisted that she be told and
received the announcement with en
tire resignation. But many times
during her illness she said, "I don't
want to die yet. I'm willing if God
calls me, and I'm not afraid; but
there is so much I want to do on
She was by nature deeply religi
ous and she shrank with horror
from the speculative or doubting na
ture. All her life she walked like
a little child under the protection of
a personal God and Savior.
She heated evil, and actual con
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tact with evil-doing and sin made
her tremble and turn pale with mis
ery. A critic once made the obser
vation of .Ralph Waldo Emerson
that he was. incapable of sin in the or
dinary sense, it had no attraction for
him. Such was the case with Miss
Anne Burgess. She was keenly sus
ceptible to the words and feelings
of those about her. Her sensitive
ness to slight impressions, her raj>
turous enthusiasms, her eagerness
for sympathy and understanding,
all these were but the revealing
traits of an artistic temperament.
Music seemed to have the power of
throwing her into an ecstacy of
feeling. She loved to play and
sing for those she trusted to under
stand music, but it was hard for lici
to cast her pearls before swine, and
she refused generally to play for
those who did not manifest sincere
love for music.
A Musician and a Poet.
Besides "Carolina" this sweet
musician left several uncompleted
fragments of her own musical com
position. Her friends greatly ad
mired her musical setting of Tenny
son's "'Crossing the Bar."
After her death, in December,
1910, the "Christian Observer"
published two poems writtenbyher in
1909. Both are dainty spiritual
little compositions and afford the
reader a glimpse into the soul of
It is vain to speculate on might
have-beens, yet the world will do
it; and such speculations can not be
checked when one contemplates the
catting down so early of a life sc
full of promise.
I was never before better able to
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am here all the time and can cor
rect anything about your glasses
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This fact should appeal to you.
GEORGE F. MIMS, Optician
Edgefield, - - -S.C.
A Fierce Night Alarm
is the hoarse, startling cough of
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Often it aroused Lewis Chamblin,
of Manchester, 0., RFD No. 2 for
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But when you know 'tis from thc
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That diabetes, Bright's disease
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Mrs. J E Stallings, Aiken, S. C.,
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A severe attack on school princi
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Ga., is thus told by him. "For more
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I offer my services as surveyor to
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work carefully, and satisfactorily
tlone. Rates reasonable.
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Edgefield, S. C
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A statement of more than usual
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Floresville, Texas, regarding his
recovery from rheumatism, in which
"I suffered with rheumatism in
both feet, and was so badly crippled
that I was unable to perform any
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"I am better sup
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riages. We sell the
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Wc have a large asso
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In this as in all other departm
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calls, either day or night
G. P. COBB,
rieston, S. C.
id in Booklet
let describing the Cooper remedies,
and I .ead it through. I was greatly
impressed with Cooper's theory that
the stomach is responsible for a ma
jority of ailments, rheumatism in
cluded. He claimed that stomach
weakness, bad digestion and poor
appetite impoverished the system
and made it an easy prey to disease;
of all kinds, and that if the stomacl
was restored to normal condition of
health and" strength, bodily ilh
"Next day I sent for a treatment
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I ever heard of. In two weeks' time
I was feeling so good that I return
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since on account of illness. The
rheumatism finally left me entirely,
and my general health is decidedly
better than it has been in years."
Rheumatism is a result of impure
blood, the primary cause of which
is a bad stomach. Cooper's New
Discovery corrects the stomach and
drives disease from the system. We
are agents for the Cooper medicines
in this community.-(Penn & Hol
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Clothing and furnishings
eancut and Rightly-Priced.
Idren wear in our Juvevile
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d Skirts and Neckwear
isfaction-first to last,
plied than ever before
I, buggies and car
a full line of sizes,
trtment of buggies in
, Columbus and oth
e what we have. Our
well stocked with sin
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Full stock of Furni
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and can make clos?
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e carry a full line of
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ents we can supply any rea
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GO TO J: H. REEL'S FOR BARGAINS
This is the place to purchase general merchandise
a! low rates. There's uo rent to be paid and no
town expenses whatever. Profi.t is always in pro
portion to the expenses, therefore I can afford to
sell goods cheaper than town merchants. Just
give me a trial and you will be convinced that at
Rt'el's is the place to do business.
?/- M. REEL,
R. F. D. No.2,
EdgeHeld, 5. C.
AGRICULTURAL Oyster SHELL LIME
We call attention to all Merchants and Farmers to the fact the season for
using Oyster Shell Lime is here.
IT WILL CORRECT ACIDITY IN LAND. WILL PREVENT RUST AND
SHEDDING IN COTTON, STOP BLACK ROOT AND WIKS WORMS.
And will bring yonr land to its full bearing powers by correcting the
Acidity and unlocking Phosphoric and Potash deposits in the land.
The Department of Agriculture, Washington and various departments of
Agriculture of the Southern Srates endorse it.
We can give you a long list of farmers as reference if desired.
Bulletin No. 124 Department Agriculture, Washington; Clemson College Bul
letin No l; Virginia Experimental Station Bulletin No. 1 endorse it.
It will save fertilizer and increase your yield. Special price, cheap freight
Former secretary N.
MEG6ETTS, S. C.
Blitch Co., the largest Truck Farmer in the World
?. J. NORRIS, Agent
Edgefield, South Carolina
Representing the HOME INSURANCE
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