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STATE OF SOUTH CAROIJNA.
To the Commissioners of Election
for the County of Edgefield:
WHEREAS a vacancy exists in the
office of Judge of Probate for the
County of Edgefield, occassioned by
the death of Hon. J. D. Allen, who
was elected at the General Election
AND WHEREAS the unexpired
term is for a longer period than one
year and can only be filled by elec
Now, THEREFORE, you are here
by required to order an election for
Judge of Probate for Edgefield
County to serve the remainder of
the term for which Hon. J. D. Allen
The Polls to be opened the Nine
teenth day of December 1911, and
the election to be conducted accord
ing to the laws regulating General
IK TESTIMONY WHEREOF
I have hereunto set my
hand and caused the Great
Seal of the State to be
, - \ affixed, at Columbia, this
j SEAL f eighteenth day of Novem
I - ' ber, A. D. 1911, and in
the 136th year of the in
dependence of the United
States of America.
COLE L. BLEASE, .
By the Governor:
R. M. McCOWN,
Secretary of State.
Notice of Election.
State of South Carolina-County of
Notice is hereby given that the
General Election for Judge of Pro
bate will be.held at the voting
preeincts fixed by law in the
county of Edgefield on Tuesday,
)ecember 19th 1911.
The qualifications for suffrage are
Residence in state for two years,
|n the county one year, in the poll
jg precinct in which the elector j
lifers to vote, four months, and the |
ivment six months before any
|ection of any poll tax then due and
lyable: Provided, That minis
Irs in charge of an organized church
)d teachers of public schools shall
entitled to vote after six months |
sidence in the state, if otherwise
I Managen of election must require
the voter the production of a j
Igistration certificate and proof of]
|e payment of all taxes, including
>11 tax, assessed and collectible
iring the previous year. The pro
?ction of a certificate or the re
?ipt of the officer anthorized to
>llect such taxes shall be conclu
de proof of the payment thereof.
Before the hour fixed for opening
ie polls managers and clerks must
^ke and subscribe to the Constitu
>nal oath. The chairman of the
>ard of managers can administer
|e oath to the other managers and
the clerk; a notary public must
(minister the oath to chairman,
te managers elect their chairman
'oils at each voting place must
[opened at 7 o'clock a. m., and
\sed at 4 o'clock p. m.
^he managers have the power to
a vacancy; and if none of the
[nagera attend, the citizens can
>int, from among the qualified
irs. The managers and clerk
st proceed publicly to open the
lot boxes and count the ballots
rein and continue without ad
rament until the . same is com-1
and make a statement of the j
tit for each office, and sign name,
lin three days thereafter, the
[irman of the byard, or some one,
ignated by the fboard, must de"
ir to the commissioners of elec
the poll list, the boxes contain
the ballots and written state-"
its of the result of the election.
MANAGERS OF ELECTION.
ie following managers of elec
have been appointed to hold]
[election at the various precincts j
ie said county:
Igefield No. 1.-W. S. Covar,
H. Bee, Bettie Cantelon.
Igefield No. 2.-H. C. Watson,
?. Duncan, Geo. Toungblood. |
ihnston-J. L. Walker, W. L.
t tie baum, W. W. Satcher. c
fmmerman-F. E. Randall,
Pardne, Clevelind Derrick, y
raton-E. L. Posey, George
rise, Jr., Dan Wright,
regg-J. C. Whitlock, E. M.J
rett, John Curry, Jr.
>pers-J. F. Atkins, J. W.]
un, John Mandy,
ldrum-W. E. Ousts, Cal]
[her, S. M. Gardner,
riwether Hall-H. H. Scott,
Medlock, H. L. Cooper,
ithis-Jack Harling, Thomas)
lille'". T. C. Mathis,
loo-N, W. McDaniel, J. 0.
I Marshall, J. C. Harvely.
Plum Branch-B. D. Kitchings,
E. C. Winn, W. J. Whit?.
Red Hill-H. H. Smith, W. T.
Brown, 0. 0. Timmerman.
Chea th ams-D. D. Branson, Jr.,
B. R. Thomas, C. M. Williams.
Liberty Hill-J. D. Hughey, C.
C. Fuller, W. M. Corley.
Meeting Street-J. J. Padgett,
I J. F. Payne, W. S. Stevens.
Elmwood-Alex Watson, W. R.
I Norris, J. M. Bell.
Pleasant Lane-J. B. Minnick,
M. B. Byrd, F. L. Timmerman.
Rehoboth-P. P. Doolittle, W.
A. Winn, R. A. Wash.
Thf managers at each precinct
named above, are requested to dele
gate one of their number to secure
boxes and blanks for the election,
I at Edgefield court house, on the
16th day of December 1910.
E. J. NORRIS,
J. V. COOPER,
Commissioners State and County
Elections for Edgefield County.
AH. CORLEY, Surgeon
. Dentist. Appointments
at Trenton on Wednesdays.
Crown and Bridge werk a
GUNS & PISTOLS
most every kind if they
are the good kind
J.P. Sauer & Sons
Repairers of all kinds of guns,
V. A. Hemstreet & Bro.
Near Ga. R. R. Bank. 655 Broad
A Father's Vengeance.
Would have fallen on any onel
who attacked the son of Peter Bon
dy, of South Rockwood, Mich., but
he was powerless before attacks of
kidney trouble. Doctors could not
help him, he wrote, " so at last we
gave him Electric Bitters and he
improved wonderfully from taking
six bottles. Its the best kidney medi
cine I ever saw." Backache, tired
feeling, nervousness, loss of appe
tite, warn of kidney trouble that
may end in dropsy, diabetes or
Bright's disease. Beware: Take
Electric Bitters and be saft. Every
lottie guaranteed. 50c at Penn &
Holstein, W E Lynch & Co., B
Your Winier Clothes $
GUA RANT ECO
DORN & MIMS
You Don't Have to Scrub
if you don't want to. You
can avoid it all by covering
your kitchen, hall, pantry,
etc., with our genuine cork
linoleum which we are sell
ing at the special price of
$1.25 a yard. Your floor
and hands will look better,
your back will feel better
for its use. Don't fail to
see our special offering of
earpets either. It is well
worth your while.
Women who Want the Best
of groceries and table lux
uries, without having to
pay too dearly for them
will find this an ideal plaoe
at which to trade. Our
motto "Top quality at bot
tom prices" accurately de
scribes the sort of grocery
service we give. Give us
your order for next week's
supplies and we'll be sure
of your regular trade there
We carry a large stock of coffins and caskets
from the cheapest to the highest grade. Our
hearse responds promptly to all calls.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
The County Treasurer's office will be
open for the purpose of receiving taxes
from the 15th day of Oct, 1911, to the
15th day of March, 1912, inclusive.
A penalty of one per cent will be
added to all unpaid taxes after the 1st
day of January to the 31st of January
1912, of two per cent, from the 1st day
of February to the last day of Febru
ary 1912 and penalty of five per cent
from the .first day of March to the 15th
day of March, 1921.
The tax levies for the year 1911 are
For State purposes 5J mills
" Ordinary County 4J "
" Cons. School tax 3 44
Special County tax 1J "
" Bacon S. D. Special 2 "
" Edgefield S. D. 2 44
" Long Cane S.D. 3 "
" Liberty Hill S. D. 3 "
" Johnston S. D. 4 "
" Collier S. D. 3 "
" Flat Rock S. D. 3 "
14 Prescott S. D. 3 "
" Plum Branch S. D. No 1 3 44
" White Town S. D. 3 "
" Trenton S. D. 2 44
" Ward S. D. 2 "
" Moss SD. 3 "
" Parksville S. D. 3 "
" Washington S. D. 2 "
R. R. Bonds Wise T's' p li "
" R. R. Bonds Pickens 3 "
" R. R. Bonds Johnston 3 "
" R. R. Bonds Pine Grove 14 44
" R. R. Bonds Rlocker 14 44
" " Bonds Town Edgefield i
44 School Bonds 44 1
44 Town of Edgefield
44 Corporation Purposes 7 44
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 years and GO years except those
exempt by law are liable to a poll tax
of one dollar each. A capitation tax
of 5? cents each is to ha paid oil all
The law prescribes that ail male citi
zens between the ages of 18 and 55
years must pay a $2 commutation tax
or work six days on the public roads.
As this is optional with the individual,
no commutation tax is included in the
property tax. So ask for road tax re
ceipt when you desire to pay road tax.
Positively no taxes received after 15th
JAS. T. MIM S,
Co. Treas, E. C.
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gie Mills, Engines, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
qle , Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
Gins and Press Repairs.
Saved Many From Death.
W L Mock, of Mock, Ark., be
lieves he has saved many lives in
his 25 years of experience in the
drug business. What I always like
to do, he writes is to recommend
Dr. King's New Discovery for
weak, sore lungs, hard colds,
hoarseness, obstinate coughs, la
grippe, croup, asthma or other bron
chial affection, for I feel sure that a
number of my neighbors are alive
and well to-day because they took
my advice to use it. I honestly be
lieve its the best throat and lung
medicine that's made. Easy to prove
he's right. Get a trial bottle free,
or regular 50c or fi 1.00 bottle.
Guaranteed by Penn & Holstein,
W E Lynch <fc Co., B Timmons.
EDGEFIELD PRESSING CLUB.
I wish to inform the public that
I am better equipped than ever to
do pressing and. cleaning of all
kinds. Let me make your old snit
look brand new. We take especial
pains inpressing ladies skirts. Send
os your garments. Satisfaction'
We make a specialty of cleaning
and re-blocking hats, both felt and
Panama hats. Ring Phone No. 35
and I will send for the clothes.
Wallace Harris, Prop. ,
I was never before better able to take
care of your eye glass work than I sm at
press?t My stock is complete and of the
best foods and my methods of examina
tion ore the latest. I am ker? all the
time and can correct anything about your
glaseen that may for any reason be un
satisfactory after the work is doa?. This
fae should appeal to you. 91
GEORGE F. MIMS, Optician
Edgefield, . . . S. C
100 Men's snits just received in
blue Serges and Fancies, all well
Tailored. Real value $15.00. Spe
oisl for this week, $10.00.
*I am better supplied than ever before
to suit you in wagons, buggies and car
riages. We sell the celebrated Studekak
er wagons and carry a full line of sizes.
We have a large assortment of buggies in
Brookway, Summers. Columbus and oth
ers. Come in and see what we have. Our
harness department is well stocked with sin
gle and double wagon and buggy harness.
Can suit any purse.. Full slock of Furni
ture. We buy in large quantities direct
from manufacturers and can make close
prices. Full assortment of house furnish
ings of all kinds. We carry a full line of
stoves. Buy your wife a new stove and
make her happy. It will surprise you how
cheap we can sell you a g stove.
tn this as in all other departments we can supply any rea
sonable demand. We carry a full line of sizes both in cheap
coffins and higher priced cases. Our hearse responds to all
calls, either day or night
G. P. COBB, Johnston, S. C.
j Stock Fe@d
We are distributors Tor the highest grade feeds on
on the market.
5MT"SUCRENE-both dairy and hoi se
Tennessee horse and mule feed which is ground
corn oats and alfalfa. Dried beet pulp-5 per cent,
to your dairy feed daily will increase milk supply
ERRINGTON BROS. & CO.
P. S. Mr. M. Gary Satcher is with us and will be glad to see his friends
Go to See Harting & Byrd
Before insuring elsewhere. We represent the
best old line Companies
HARLING & BYRD
At the Farmers Bank of Ed ge field
We are Prepared to Make
Liberal Cash Advances on
Cotton stored with us.
Your patronage solicited.
Adams Warehouse Co.
Our stock ot silverware, decorated china, cut
glass, gold and silver jewelry, diamonds, watches
and silver novelties was never larger.
DESIGNS AEE NEW
Everything is from the leading and most reliable
manufacturers in the country.
Let us supply your needs. We have never been
better equipped in every department, and what is
best our prices are very reasonable. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Will be a pleasure to show you
through our stock. f
A. J. RenkI,
706 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia.