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?T THE BOARDING HOUSE.
"Who is that man." asked the new
boarder, "who is r\.z':.lv:z. ssch a tuss
because he ba* ?swallowed a Hit
"That's t!:e sword swallower ai thc
dime museum ardune the correr"
L* THE COUNTRY.
The City Maxs-Your father. I be
lleve, clearer! the land of everything
The Countryman-y PR-everything
but tafe m^rtjrn.ji.
SHS IS BUSY
"What tas become of the 'new worn
we heaid so .'""jcb auout a few
'Busy n.-king clothes for her ?rr.nd
kildren. I ?uess,"
it of Premiums to be Award
ed at Floral Fair.
1st $3.00 for the best exhibit ol
i?,rht cut blooms esdi a different
?ariety. #2.00 for second Lest in
2nd $2.00 for best exhibit of four j
itiesc variety of white. 81.00 for J
?cond best in this collection.
3rd $1.00 for finest c6lleo:i ?n of |
[ink, 50 cent* for second best.
4th $1.00 for finest collection of
fellow. 50 cents for second best.
5th $1.00 for finest collection of
?d. 50 cents for second host.
6th $1.00 for finest single white.
|5 cents for second best.
7th 5o cents for finest single
ink. 25 cents for second best.
8th 50 cents for finest single yel
[w. 25 cents for second best.
9th 50 cents for finest two on one
lem. 25 cents for second best.
10th $1.00 for finest collection of
bes. 50 cents for second best.
11th $1.00 for finest collection of
ihlias. 50 cents for second best.
12th $1.00 for prettiest design
[ade of chrysanthemums.
13th $2.00 for finest fern of any
We have just received a line of
w medicines that are highly rec
r the digestion-Glyco-phosphate
excellent tonic-Glyco-m allein,
r coughs and colds-liquid Div
tine, for the kidneys-Laxinacea
r constipation. Try these reme
les. ?. Timmons.
ght Saw, Lathe and Shin
e Mills, Engines, Boilers,
ipplies and repairs, Porta
Steam and Gasoline En
ies, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
id Pipes. WOOD S AAV S
[Gins and Press Repairs.
ieam Laundry Notice,
[My patrons are requested to leav<
sir Laundry at Jas. E. Hart's ok
md, with Mr. M. A. Parks
fork sent on Tuesdays and return
Saturdays. First-class worl
JAMES E. HABT.
GUNS & PISTOLS
most every kind if they
are the good kind
J.P. Sauer & Sons
Repairers of all kinds of guns,
I V. A. Hemstreet & Bro.
Near Ga. R. R. Bank. 655 Broad
Those Who - Cannot ItantUn in Co<
lumbla Bougea ibm Ono Day
. Cant See^ tho r. Fair.
With the ValJToaoX^lpranunt? re
duced rates, and .with jihe State Fair
larger and better^than ever, it is be
lieved that banner crowds WlU attend
the annual event, which will bo held
in Colombia October 80 to-November
The railroads not only have offered
the usual low rates, but have made
arrangements to run special trains
during Fair Week for the accomoda
tion of the throngs of South Caro
linians expecting to attend.
These s racial brains are so arranged
as to offer to people outside-the capi
tal city a chance to make a one day
trip to the Fair with no inconven
ience- caused by lack of trains. The
schedules call for morning trains to
Columbia-which will reach the capi
tal before ll o'clock in plenty of time
for all festivities-and for evening
trains returning after the events of
the day are concluded. V
Tho-railroad authorities" look tot
go od; crowds on- these special trains.
SPECIAL FAIR ATTRACTIONS*
Promise of the Best Fair Ever Held?
Time to Make Plana,
The State Fair to be held, !n X?0^
lumbla, from October 30 to Novem
ber 3 gives promise of being the most
successful in the history of the South)
's.ollna Agricultural and Meehan!?
i Society. As usual there will De
veral thousand visitors here and al*
?reparations have been completed, foy
'h. annual event. i
Mr. J. Arthur Banks, the president
.f the State Fair, has secured special
rates over all railroads leading to
Vumbia. Besides extra equipment
:i trie regular trains there Will DO
;:eclai trains operated on the "big j
lays," Wednesday and Thursday,
mm Anderson, Greenville, Charlotte,
opartanburg, Charleston and ?ugus
n. and intermediate points. All rail
roads have granted special ratea ?
The buildings at the Fair grounds
ire being placed in condition to re
ceive the exhibits, which will be more
extensive than heretofore.
FAIR WEEK AMUSEMENTS.
Front October SO to November 3-*
Columbia tl ie Seat of Unusual
There will be amusement galore for
visitors to the State Fair to be held
!a Columbia from October 80 to No
ember 3. The officers of the Fair|
r.a; o made arrangements ?or several
r :>hne flights by a well known
aviator. A number of fast automo
. iles have been entered for the auto
mobile races. High-class shows have
.?en secured by the management for
<.> Midway and there will be a num
r cf attractions on Main street,
"he management of the Columbia
.'it aire will offer a number of high?
Special arrangements are being
ade to entertain the several thou?
md visitors that will attend the Fair
from every county In South Carolina,
od of course the railroad* have.
?ranted especially low ratea.
The J. Willie Levy Co.
AUGUSTA, - - - GEORGIA.
is ready to fit you out"Sir, in Fall Suit,?Hat
or overcoat. To the ladies our Womens' Ready
to-wear Dept. presents the latest Parisian and
New York Creations in tailored suits, cloaks,
waists, hand-bags and furnishings.
When in Augusta use our waiting rooms,
make Levy's your headquarters.
That question will be asked you almost daily by business men seeking your
services, if you qualify-take the Draughon Training-and show ambition to risc.
More BANKERS Indorse DRAUGHON'S Colleges than Indorse all other busi
ness colleges COMBINED. 48 Colleges in 18 States. International reputation.
Bankin?, Typewriting, Penmanship, Fnclish. Spelling. Arithmetic, Letter Writing, Business
Law-FBKE auxiliary branches Good POSITIONS GUARANTEED under reasonable conditions.
Bookkeeping. Bookkeepers all over
the United States say that Draughon's
New System of Bookkeeping saves them
from 25 to 50 per cent in work and worry.
Shorthand. Practically all U. S. offi
cial court reporters wri 3 the System of
Shorthand Draughon Colleges teach.
Why? Because they know it is Hie best.
Home Study. Thousands of bankcash
iers, bookkeepers, and stenographers are
holding good positions as the result of
taking Draughon's Home Study,
CATALOGUE. For prices oa lessons
BY MAIL, write JNO. F. DRAUGHON,
President, Nashville, Tenn. For/wcat
alogue on course AT COLLEGE, write
DRAUGHON'S PRACTICAL BUSINESS COLLEGS
' . s Greenville or Columbi?, S, C, pr Augusts, Ga-, or ?tohv?l?, Tean./^J~I
We wish to announce to the public that we are
manufacturers agents for Weber wagons, Columbus
wagons, McCormick mowers, Disc harrows, Smooth
ing harrows, Lime, Cement, Brick, Coal, C. S.
Meal and hulls.
Remember we are the only agents in Edgefield for
the genuine McCormick mowers and McCormick
We would be pleased to buy your Cotton Seed at
the highest markt-t price. We store cotton and oth
er commodities, and our warehouses are at your ser
vice. Soliciting your patronagd under a guarantee of
satisfaction, we are, yours truly,
Adams Warehouse Co.
TO our EDGEFIELD FRIENDS
We are ready to serve you. Every department awaits
your inspection. Our buyers made large purchases while
in northern markets, and we are showing unmatchable
values at 8-cents-cotton-prices. Whether it be
Dry Goods, Clothing. Shoes, Millinery
or ; Notions
we will not take second place.
We guarantee our styles to be the latest, quality the
bestand prices the most reasonable.
A special invitation is extended to the ladies to visit our
millinery department. Everything new and up-to-the
When our Edgefield friends come to Augusta they will
make a mistake if they make their purchases before seeing
AUGUSTA BEE HIVE
ABE COHEN, Prop.
? I Paint Your Ow? (
You can do it yourself and at little' expense. r It* s easy
to give it a beautiful, hard, brilliant, varnish-gloss
finish in black or rich appropriate colors.'
CARRIAGE PAINT (Neal's)
is made especially to give to buggies, carriages and
vehicles of all kinds, a tough, durable, glossy finish that
will look well and wear well. An ideal finish for settees,
flower stands, porch furniture, garden
tools and all surfaces that must with
stand exposure and hard usage. Read
to brush on and the label tells how.
W- W- ABAMS St 60
I You LOOK FOR
Start A B?K ACCOUNT
For Them NOW
Copyright 1909. br C. E. Zimmerman Co.-No. 25
TXZE HOPE for better things for
W our children than we had for
ourselves. We hope to protect
them from adversity. We hope to
shield them from the vicissitudes .
of thc world. Can we do better
than to tart a bank account for
Bank of Edge field
/^/T* J. C. Sheppard, Pres. E. J. Mims, Cashier
XjrriCeTS w. W. Adams, Vice Pres. J. H. Allen, Ast Cashier
rV x J. C. Sheppard, W. W. Adams, J. H. Bouknight,Thos.
UlTGCZOTS H. Rainsford, J. M. Cobb, B. I
E. Nicholson, A. S.
Tompkins, C. C. Fuller, W. E. Prescott.
Wm. Greig Lapmam Van Holt Garrett
.nk A. Calhoun
Augusta, - - - Georgia
Corner Reynolds and 8th Sts.
Am prepared to furnish you in
wholesale or retail quantities, at
prices much reduced. _ . u'-.?-: i
WHOLESALE AT OLD DEPOT.
RETAIL AT L. E. JACKSON'S
E. S. JOHNSON
How the Telephone Pays
"I can sell the eggs. How mcny nave ive?"
"Tm dozen, all fresh."
The farmer who has a telephone in
his home can meet a business situation
whether he be at home or in town. Can
you call your home on the telephone like
this farmer is doing ?
If not you are losing money by not
using the greatest convenience of modern
times. The cost is so small that telephone
service is within reach of every one. Write
for our free booklet which tells all about
this economical service. Address
Farmers Line Department
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE 1
& ?TELEGRAPH COMPANY!,
42 south Pryor St, Atlanta, Ga.
E. J. NORRIS, Agent
Etigefield, South Carolina
Representing the HOME INSURANCE
COMPANY, of New York, and the old
HARTFORD, of Hartford, Connecticut.
The HOME has a greater Capital and
Surplus combined than any other
The HARTFORD is the leading com
pany of the World, doing a greater
Fire business than any other Co.
See Insurance Reports
"HAS THE STRENGTH OF GIBRALTAR."
E. J. Norris,
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE
R. C. NEELY R. C. NEELY, Jr. S. H. WILCOX
Neely *- Wilcox
OFFICE: 741 Broad St :-: AUGUSTA, GA. ?
Come to see us or write us in re
gard to handling your cotton this
fall. We are prepared to take
care of your interests.
Go to See Harting & Byrd
Before insuring elsewhere. We represent the
best old line Companies
HARLING & BYRD
fAt the Farmers Bank of Edgefield.
Wholesale and Retail Roofing Materials.
Tin plate, galvanized corrugated iron shingles, rubber roofing, etc* Galvan
ized iron cornice and sheet metal work, skylights, etc. Stoves, ranges, man
tels, tiling, grates, paints, oils, varnishes, etc.
1009 Broad Street Augusta, Ga