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TOGETHER WITH A $20 SET of HARNESS
We are going to express our appreciation for the patronage accorded us by our
friends in a tangible way,.which is to give absolutely free a buggy and set of harness
that are worth $125. on any market.
Our plan is this: We will issue 2,500 numbered cards, giving a card for each del
lar spent in cash, the number on the card being registered in the store with custo
mers name, and a coupon corresponding to each card will be deposited in sealed box
which will positively not be openod till the contest closes. At the closr the box will
be opened publicly and the coupons well bhuffled. Then a little child who cannot
read will draw out a coupon which will bear the name of the winner. The awarding
will be public and perfectly fair to all. The announcement of the day and hour ot
opening the coupon box will be made and the public is invited and urged to come to
our store and see the box openr d and coupon drawn out.
Our large store is well filled in all departments, in fact we have too many.goods for
December ind must unload at once. Whether you need dry goods, notions, shoes,
hats, clothing or groceries we can supply you at very close prices. Come before t&er.
stock is broken. At the prices thai we have named below the goods will not stay long.
Furthermore, every dollar you spend in cash will give you a coupon in the Boggy?
Contest. The following cut in price* will start Friday, Dec. 8, and last tor io daysi*
AU 10c ginghams at Sc All Hie gingham* al llio
'* 18? dress ginghams 80 lOo Southern silks at 9p
isio percales at llio lOo percales at 9ic
Taff etta oilk, 1 yard wide, value $1 per yard, at 89 0
Figured silk, dark colors, S5c per yard at Sip
Panamas and worsted!, value 60c per yard at 39c
All calicoes, 5c-newest patterns in stock.
BARGAINS IN ?ROCEliZES
85 pounds granulated sugar, limited $1.7?
85 " frat piUni flour .?8
25 " fancy " ,n
Every Monday till 12 o'clock 7 bars Octagon soap for 25c, ltd.
The following prices will be observed for our immense stock' of
$1.00 hau st
2.00 H "
3.00 " "
$1.50 haU at
8.50 " 5'
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Bright Boy Heard From,
A bright boy who attends tho
Flat Rock school has sent in a let
ter for The Advertiser to publish.
"What boy or girl will be next? In
-order to help the teachers and
stimulate the pupils, The Adverti
ser will very cheerfully give space
.for these letters.
Deserves Hearty Thanks.
Mr. John R. Tompkins should
receive a rising vote of thanks for
releaving the acuteness of the fuel
situation in Edgefield. Having pur
chased a gasoline engine and saw,
he is having his outfit moved from
house to house and cuts wood any
lengths desired at a very reasonable
The Presbyterian ladies are still
'working day and night to make
their bazaar on the 14th of Decem
ber the best they have yet held.
Besides the nice things to eat that
will be served, many real bargains
in useful Christmas presents will be
offered from lia. m. till 10 p. m.
The leading feature of the enter
tainment to be given at Johnston
on December 13th by the Philadel
phia-Opera and Concert Party, "The
Mikado" never fails to at
tract large audiences wherever it
is presented, as shown by
strong testimonials from the press
- of the country. Encourage Mr. H.
D. Grant who has assumed the res
ponsibility of bringing this talented
and very expensive troupe to John
ston. Any ono of the leading fea
tures of the entertainment will give
you your money's worth. Do not
fail to see them present "The Mi
kado" on December 13th, Wednes
day evening next.
Pnblk Land Sales,
The attendance upon the public
eales Monday was about as usual at
this senson. 'Farmers are so busy
that many were absent who are
generally here on first Mondays and
other pablio days.
The sales hy Master S. M. Smith
were as follows:
The Harmon land, 963 aeres, was
bid ia for $3,100 by Mr. J. H. Al
len for Mr. J.-F. Price of Ander
The Burton land, S14 acres, was
bought by the Burton brothers for
Will Locate in Timmonsville.
Mr. R. M. Hitt having disposed
of the Aiken Sentinel which he own
ed and edited for several years, has
accepted the position of editor and
manager of the Timmonsville En
terprise. While regretting to see
Mr. and Mrs. Hitt locate so far
away our best wishes go with them
to their new home. Mrs. Hitt was
Miss Weinona Strom before her
County Has Lost Valuable
In the death of Dr. J. M. Rush
ton at his home in Johnston last
Tuesday, the entire county sustain
ed an irreparable loss. Aside from
his usefulness and value as a physi
cian to hundreds of homes in the
eastern section of the county, Dr.
Rushton was a publio spirited man
who made himself felt in the pro
motion of every worthy enterprise.
Being a man of broad sympathies,
of strong and vigorous intellect,
and possessing the sterling qualities
that go to make the true man he
was a factor in the community that
contributed much io its upbuilding
along all lines.
Dr. Rushton was an officer in the
Methodist church and an active
worker in the Sunday school.
Good Tidings For Baptists.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard received
a letter Monday from Rev. A. T.
Jamison, the superintendent of
Connie Maxwell orphanage, stating
that the amount apportioned for
the orphanage for the state at large,
?25,000, had been received and
$600 additional. The Thanksgiv
ing contribution to the orphanage
from the E??i;efie?d church amounted
Mr. Sheppard also received a
card from Dr. Derieux stating that
the Edgefield association had given
a little more than its apportionment
for state missions. Dr. Derieux
thanked the association through
Mr. Sheppard as the moderator. v I
A Terrible Blunder
to negleot liver trouble. Never do
it Take Dr. King's New Life Pills
on the first sign of constipation,
billiousness or inactive bowels and
prevent viraient indigestion, jaun
dice or gall stones. They regulate
liver, stomach and bowels and build
up your health. Only 25c at Penn
?s Holstein's W E Lynch A Co.,
Try a pair of our $3.50 Mens
Shoes, as they are hard to beat.
Every pair guaranteed.
The following appointments weie
made by Bishop Kilgo for Edgefield
county for 1912: Rev. W. N. Dun
can, presiding elder for Columbia
district. Edgefield and Trenton, Rev.
J. R. Walker; Johnston and Har
mony, Rev. E. H. Beckham;" Parks
ville, Plum Branch, Dothan, Barr's
Chapel, Rev. B. H. Covington; Mc
Kendree, Rev. Foster Speer.
Rev. Marvin Auld was returned
to Cheraw and Rev. G. W. Davis
lo Honea Path.
Personal Property Sale
The following personal property
belonging to the estate of the late
Fred Stillwell will be Mold at public
outcry at his late residence on Wed
nesday, Deoember 20th, commen
cing at 10 o'clock a. m.
One pair of fine mules.
One two-horse wagon and harness,
as good as new.
One rubber tire buggy and har
One buggy pole and set double
Household and kitchen furniture.
Several hogs, including two large
hoes ready for butchering.
Lot farm implements, including
plows, barrows, planters and grain
Fodder and corn from 1911
W. W. Sat:her,
J. R. Stillwell,
Rubber Tire Buggy and Har
In order to show his appreciation
for past patronage, a? well as to
stimulate business for the next few
week, Dr. W. E. Prescott who con
ducts one of the largest country
stores in the county will give away
a $125 buggy and harness free. The
bug?y will be awarded thus: For
every purchase of one dollar in cash
a card bearing a number and name
will be given the customer and at
the same time a coupon with the
same number and name will be de
posited in a sealed box. At some
hour and day to be announoed later,
the buggy will be awarded publicly
by having a tittle child draw a
coupon from the box, the name on
the coupon drawn out will indicate
the winner. Nothing could benfairer
or more impartial.
Read Dr. Prescott's big adver
tisement ia this issue. He is making
bargain prices in all departments.
Big bargains in ladies Hand
Smith Marsh Co.
?Anice premium with
fe<**? purchase of $5.
Make Your Christmas
Your dollars stretch
like rubber at Peak's*
Spend $5 and cet $10
Spend Them Where They Will Buy Most
SOMETHING TO WEAR FOR CHRIST MAS? YES, BY ALL MEaNS
Nothing is so well appreciated, nothing else recalls the giver to mind so often^ nothing
else so sure to be "Just what I needed most." Our store is in perfect readiness for the
great holiday season with an immense stock of reliable and trustworthy merchandise.
New styles and new ides will greet you at every turn. COME HERE FOR CHRIST
MAS G?FTS, and you will find liqeral assortments ot stylish new things for men, women
and children, the very thing they appreciate most of all. See them, then you will know
what big saviugs are possible for you. It's a waste of money to buy elsewhere, and a
waste of time to look elsewhere. Come !
J. W. PEAK
As the weather in early fall was so mild we find that we are overstocked with
clothing, so we are going to give the Christmas shoppers some great bargains in
order to reduce our stock. Here are a few prices:
All $20 suits
$16.00 " 12.50"
12.00 " 7.50 "
We will also makethe same sweeping reduction on Overcoats and Rain coats.
All goods are marked in plain figures. See yourself the bargains you're getting.
Come to us for useful as well as beautiful presents for your friends, A few
suggestions for a gantleman:
Suit Gloves Silk Handkerchief
Overcoat Umbrella Linen "
Hat Suit Case Suspenders
Shoes Cravat Hosiery
Your selections will be made easy at our store
DORN & MIMS