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WEDNESDAY, OCT OEER 18 1911
Office, No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Telegram just received by
Mayor John G. Edwards from;
Hon. Thos. E. Watson stating
that he will deliver an address
at the county fair Thursday j
next, agricultural day.
Dr. J. S. Byrd made a business
trip to Atlanta early last week.
Mrs. E. G. Haltiwanger, of Sal
ley, S. C., is visiting Mrs. W*. H.
Mrs. 0. Sheppard, Sr., is spend
ing some time in Atlanta with her
son, Mr. 0. Shenpard, Jr.
Dr. B. H. Teague came up irora
Aiken and spent Sunday with his
sister, Mrs.Milton Parker.
Don't you know some of the old
bachelors around town would like
to borrow some children so as to be
able to go to the circ us Friday
Approximately 8,000 persons read
The Advertiser every week. That's
why advertisements in our columns
bring such satisfactory results.
We beg the indulgence of our
readers for this week. Advertise
ments will not be allowed to crowd
out reading matter hereafter.
Beautiful rockers and dining
chairs. Come in to se? them.
Ramsey & Jones.
Two prizes will be awarded the ?
school wagons that enter the pa
rade Friday at the fair: ?5.00 for
best decorated wagon and $3.00 for
Mrs. John K. Aull, of Newberry,
accompanied by her sweet little
daughter, Julia Katherine, is spend
ing some time with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. S. Tompkins.
Four new names were enrolled
upon The Advertiser's subscription \
list during the past week. That's
encouraging, especially as they came
The Advertiser can place your
"Want" and "For Sale" advertise
ments before nearly 8,000 readers
every week. That's why bring quick
- Prof. R. B. Curry, united with '
the Baptist church by letter Sunday !
morning. Prof. Curry fills the place
on the S. C. C. I. faculty made va
"c?rjffby Prof. Burns' resignation.
County Treasurer James T. Minis
made a good showing for the first
day's taxes. Collections for the day
aggregated over $500. Mr. Burrell
Boatwright has the distinction of
holding receipt No. 1 this year. i
Attention is directed to the fol- J
lowing new advertisements this
week: J W Peak, Rubenstein, Mgr.
W M & J T Ouzts, Co., Dorn &
Mims, County Fair, Rubenstein
Stewart & Kernaghan sells it fo
Mr. J. W. Peak takes a full page <
in The Advertiser this week to tell <<
about a special salo that he will '
hold beginning October 20th. Read ?
what he says about fthe great bar- 1
gains that he will then offer. <
See our Iron and Enameled beds, j
Ramsey & Jones. ,
After spending last week in Edge
field with Judge R. W. Memmin- '
ger Mrs. Memminger and har little '
child left Saturday to visit relatives
in Springfield, S.C., this week.
For Rent: Dobey house near col
lege, good water and garden. Pos
session given November 15th. For J
terms see Capt. R. B. Cain or
F. N. K. Bailey, -
Edgefield, S. C. J
"It's the first $1,000 that's hard >
to get," explained the eminent mil- 1
lionaire. "I know that," responded 1
the mere man. "I've been trying to <
accumulate it for the past forty (
Large shipments of buggies, sur- i
ries and wagons. We sell only tho t
dependable kind and can save you i
Ramsey & Jones. <
A thoughtful farmer remarked to 1
The Advertiser man Monday: "I
believe I'll sow all of my land in
grain and no' plant a seed of cotton '
next year." Were thousands of far
mers to make and carry out such a '
resolution the staple would easily ]
bring 15 cents. j
"Madame Sherry," that very
charming musical production which
is meeting with such popularity on
this its second tour of the south, at- ^
tracted a number to Augusta last
Thursday evening. Among those
who went down were, Mr. and Mrs. i
B. L. Mims, Mr. and Mrs. Abner
Broadwater, Miss Earline Allen, ,
Mrs. H. A. Smith, W. W. Shep
pard, S. M. Smith and Dr. A. H. 1
Hear the address of Hon. Tom <
Watson ht the county fair next
Shoes, suits and pants to sell at
10 per cent reduction for cash.
Dunovant & Co.
hear Watson's ad
Next week will be gala week in
Edgefield. You can not afford to
sta}' away from the county fair.
You can not afford to miss
hearing Tom Watson next
Am offering special bargains in
a big lot of shoes.
Insure your cotton with E. J,
Buy your suit fi ora F. G. MER
TINS, Augusta. Ga., and save
Gin house insurance, system gins,
steam gins, water gin machinery.
E. J. Norris, Agt.
Miss Hortense Peak left Edge
field o n Friday for Williamsburg
county, where she has been engaged
to teach music and three other
grades in the graded school of Zeb
in that county. She spent Friday
night in Columbia as the guest of |
Mrs. Burts. Miss Hortense will be j
missed in the church and communi
ty life of Edgefield, and will be a J
great addition to the community in
to which ?she goes as teacher, es
pecially on account of her musical
gifts of which she knows how to
make practical use.
Candidate For The State Senate
Not only are the races for govern-1
or and the United States senate
gradually .'assuming definite shape
for next year's campaign but the
county poliical pot is also begin
ning to simmer. We understand
that Mr. Giles D. Mims will proba
bly be a candidate for the state sen
ate next summer instead of the I
House as heretofore reported. He
was in town Monday shaking hands |
with his friends.
An Industrious Bachelor.
Good reports from cotton pickers
continue to come in, but, all things
considered, Mr. Donald Smith is en
titled to first place. He has been
picking more than 400 pounds a|
day and cooking his own meals be
sides. Ye Antioch-Red Hill girls,
?ou had better by some hook ori
crook entrap this industrious young
Fame Has Gone Abroad
The following request from Lon
don, England, shows that The Ad
vertiser's fame has literally gone
Bea ulieu, Wimbleton Park,
Editor The Advertiser,
Edgefield, S. C.
U. S. A.
Will you please send
me a specimen copy of your paper,
also the yearly terms of subscrip
Capt. A- A- Glover.
The Advertiser is pleased to note
hat a military company has been
>rganized at North, with Mr. A.
\. Glover as captain. They have
nade a wise selection in electing
Vir. Glover their superior officer.
For a number of years he was one
)f the most efficient and most active
nembers of the Edgefield Rifles.
Vir. Glover's loyalty and faithful
less has had much to do with keep
ng the historic old company up to
i high standard. We expect to hear)
?ood reports from Capt. Glover's
:ompany at North.
Death of Mr. Wood.
Another Confederate veteran has
ioined his comrades on the other
more. Mr. Ginse Wood died early
Monday morning at his heme near)
Antioch, having completed his 80th
rear. He lived a quiet, retired life,
il ways true to his friends and kindly
ind devoted to his loved one.The fu
?eral took place at Antioch y ester
lay morning:, the funeral being con
luct ed by Rev. J. T. Littlejohn.
Mr. Wood reared a large family
ind was spread to his loved ones
for a longer period, fourscore years,
han is usually allotted'to man. He
s survived by his wife, two daugh-j
ers, Mrs. W. H. Powell, Mrs.
jieo. "Wood, and five ions, Lewis,
Thomas, Henry, William and Press j
Death of Mr. Henry W. Yonce.
When our young friend Henry
ironce passed away Monday, the
Philippi-Long Branch section lost
'. sterling citizen, one whose life
?vas pure and whose influence was a
oesitive force for good. He was a
member of Calvary church, the fu
neral being conducted by his pastor,
Rev. P. E. Mc .roe.
The county can ill afford to lose
meh young men as Henry Yonce.
Energetic, intelligent, ambitious
ind progressive in spirit, he was a
leader in his community. It matters
not what was undertaken (for the
somraniunity's good Henry Yonce
could be counted on to do his full
mare. The sincere sympathy of his
friends go out to his devoted young
wife, a bride of only four months.
First Grade Section A-Robert
Ouzts, Willie Parks.
Section B-Burts Hart, Mitchell
Wells, Gertrude Thurmond, Corrie
Second Grade-Norma Shannon
house, Ethel Cheatham, Ruby Dorn.
Third Grade-Edith Ouzts.
Fourth Grade-Ilene Harling,
Fifth Grade-Leila Roper, Mar
garet May, Genevieve Norris, Lydia
Sixth Grade -Annie O'Hara,
Catherine Darlington, Ouida Patti
Seventh Grade-Blondelle Hart,
Alma DeLoach, Ruth Lyon, Flor
ence Mims, Gus Tompkins, Guy
Broadwater, Ida Folk, Harold Nor
Eighth Grade-Willie May Hart,
Egbert Morgan, Jennie Simkins,
The Floral Parade.
Edgefield has become quite fa
mous for its annual floral parade,
which for the past two years
has been the crowning feat
ure of the fair. The outlook for the
parade next week is exceedingly en
encouraging. The ladies who have
the parade in charge have done
their utmost to create interest and
enthusiasm, and have been reward
ed for their efforts by havng a large
number to consent to enter the pa
rade. The following will be repre
sented in the parade : U. D. C., Dix
ie Chapter, Beaver Dam Mills, S.
CCI. senior class, Edgefield Graded
school, Wagon of Clowns, The
Chronicle, The Advertiser, Miss
Sophie Abney's school, W. H. Tur
ner, Smith-Marsh Co., Dorn &
Mims, Ramsey & Jones, Dunovant
& Co., H H Sanders, B Timmons,
W H Jackson, Stewart & Kerna
ghan, J W Peak, A A Edmunds.
Johnston has shown commenda
ble spirit by making the following
entries: U. D. C. W. C. T. IL, and
Y. P. B.
Dr. Jeffries Enters Upon New
Dr. M. D. Jeffries was very cor
lially greeted at the train Saturday
night by a goodly portion of the
Baptist congregation and was ac
companied to the home of Mrs.
Kate Lynch where he will reside
until his family reaches Edgefield.
Dr. Jeffries preached two very able
M mons to large congregations at tie
Baptist church Sunday morning and
?vening. He already occupies a
warm place in the hearts of the peo
ple among whom he has come to
Mrs. Jeffries and their two daugh
ters, Misses Anna and Rose Jeffries,
ire expected to-morrow. Dr. Jeff
ries has five sons, three of whom
ire engaged in business, one is a
?tudent at the University of North
Carolina and the youngest son is at
tending the University of Tennes
lee. Dr. Jeffries will occupy the
house near the depot that was occu
pied by Dr. Burts.
To the Patrons of the Colored Pub
lic School of Edgefield Village: -;
On account of the scarcity of la
lor, and the fields are still white
vith cotton, we have decided not
o open the public School until the
irst Monday in November. As we
ire to have all new Teachers the
)arents are requested and urged to
jring their children on the above
lamed day, in person.
A. W. Simkins.
Oct. 10, ll.
Colored Batesburg County Fair
Batesburg, S. C. Oct. 23
27 th, 191 J.
Jtrj Low Round Trip Fairs Via South
ern Railway as Follows.
Augusta, Ga. $1.80
Cay ce, 1.50
All fares shown above except
rom Aiken and Augusta, include
>ne admission coupon to the fair
Tickets on sale October 23 to 27,
IOU, inclusive good returning until
October 28th, 1911. For detailed
nformation, call on nearest ticket
igent, or address.
Frank L Jenkins, TPA,
ino. L Meek, AGPA.
place in thc German exhibit at'the
Jamestown Exposition, and as the
exposition did not prove successful,
the orchestrania was never used,
and after several attempts Mr.
Haag was fortunate enough to se
cure it, and then only to lease it for
this season, and it returns to Wur
tenberg, Germany, after the close
of the present season with The
Mighty Haag Shows. For lovers of
good music, there is a great treat
in store when they hear the orches
trania with The Mighty Haag
Shows which exhibits at Edgefield
Big Show Coming.
The Mighty Haag Railroad
Shows have the only or ches tr ai nia
in America to-day. The orchestrania
was originally brought to this coun
try by the German government to
Senator Tillman Active.
"Senator Tillman has to me the
appearance of a man good for at
least 10 or 12 years more of active
public service," said Gen. U. R.
Brooks, clerk of the supreme court,
Thursday, on his return from a visit
to Edgefield county. He saw the
I senior senator at Trenton Wednes
"The senator's eye is clear and
mentally he seems to have lost none
of his characteristic acumen," said
Gen. Brooks. "He retains an active
interest in all public affairs and
keeps himself well posted on the de
velopments from day to day. I
found him busy cutting 'roughness'
into ensilage and stowing it away
in his large silos to feed his cattle
during the winter. He takes constant
delight in all the work of his farm. "
-Thursday Columbia Record.
The judges who have been ap
pointed for the Men's Corn Club are
requsted to act for our Boys' Corn
Club. When the boys are ready to
gather their corn they will notify
the judges nearest them. If more
convenient, notify me.
W. W. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Education.
How to Kill Weevils.
4 How shall I keep cowpeas over
for seed to avoid weevils?" Get a
good lot of the naptha moth balls
from a drug store and mix them all
through the peas and then fstore
them in tightly covered barrels or
boxes. This is the method seeds
men use. If weevils appear at any
time, open the peas and place some
carbon bisulphide in a saucer on
top of them and close up, and the
fumes will sink through and kill the
weevils. Keep fire away from this
as the fumes are explosive, But
the moth balls will usually prevent
any weevils.-Progressive Farmer.
Dr0 King's Hew Discovery
KILLS THE GOUGH. CURES THE LUNGS.
Clothes for the Careful Dresser
When you look into the glass what does it send back to you? The
reflection of well ?dressed man with clothes correct in cut and graceful
in draping, or that of a man whose suit has gone to seed?
You cannot hope to capture life's prizes unless you're well dressed
be your calling whatever it may, you must look to your clothes. They
are the outward mark by which 99 men out of a 100 judge you.
The new Fall styles of "Allen Made" Clothe., are the nearest known
approach to custom-made garments. We picked the cloths ourselves
and had them made up according to the latest pronouncements of the
mode. They are an exhibit that must interest ever}' man who recog
nizes the great importance that dress plays in his worldly success
Prices Very Moderate
Visit our store, try on an ?'Allen" Business Suit. 'Twill give you a
notion of what the new season's styles are. Buy or not, as you like;
you are most welcome just the same. Quality, workmanship and finish
is the argument we offer.
Ask to See our Exceptionally good Values in Men's Blue Serges for $12.50,
$15.00 and $17.50
Also the black unfinished worsteds and the new dark browns in all wool worsteds with a small indistinct col
ored and self-colored stripe from $8.50 to $18.50. Full line of men's "Knox-knit" silk lisle half hose warranted
antiseptic-don't poison-Don't irritate. Made for wear, of finished appearance, at a reasonable price of only
25c per pair. We have them in the following colors : Black, navy and medium blue, burgandy, gun metal,
Heliotrope, linen and pearl. Also full line of seamless half hose in solid and fancy colors, guaranteed stainless
at ioc and 15c per pair.
We are showing "The Emperor" and "The Princely" shirts made by Phillips-Jones & Co., of New York., an
exceptionally strong line of goods, made from best percales, madrases and poplins, neat and attractive patterns,
most excellent workmanship and fashionable cuts. Theil merchandise combines quality and style.
EMPEROR $1.00 EACH
PRINCELY 50c EACH
Don't forget to inspect our new fall line of four-in-hand ties which we are showing in all the popular colors
andstyles. Ask for the heavy linen "Slidewell" collars, 2 for 25c. They will most assuredly please you.
Tuesday's market: Cotton 8 7-8, cotton seed 25 1-2 in
cash, in trade 28 1-2. Eggs from Saturday, Oct. 14,
through Saturday, Oct. 21, 30c per dozen in trade
The Following Bargains will be on sale every Friday in 0 tober:
8 bars of Octagon soap for 25c (limited)
2 1-pound packages of "Hero" coffee for 35c (limited) regular price 50c
2 pounds full cream cheese for 35c (ltd.)
6 spools of Coats cotton for 25c (ltd.)
16 yards Riverside plaids for $1. Ltd.
20 " staple prints for Si. Ltd.
Dean's best split leather brogans at SI.25
Cane bottom, three-back, stool chairs for 50c each, regular price 60c, lim
ited 8 to customer.
SPECIAL lW?ClTChair Free
We will j?ive a solid oak, cane ?J
bottom Dining chair, like cut, >
free with cash purchases aggre
gating $10. If customer does
not want chair, will give credit
of $1 on any furniture purchase.
We will not punch card during
special sale on any line.
CALL FOR A^Pljygjr^m
% M. & J. T. 0UZTS COMPANY
P. 0. KIRKSEY, S. G.