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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
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, occasioned 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
Ix TESTIMONY WHEREOF
I have hereunto set my
. hand and caused the Great
.Seal of the State to be
, * affixed, at Columbia, this
j SEAL i eighteenth day of Novem
1-' 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. McCO^N,
Secretary of State.
Notice of Election.
. State of South Carolina-County of
Notice is hereby given that the
General Election for Judge or Pro
bate will be held at the voting
precincts fixed by law in the
county of Edgefield on Tuesday,
December 19th 1911.
) The qualifications for suffrage are
, Residence in state for two years,
in the county one year, in the poll
ing precinct in which the elector
offers to vote, four months, and the
payment six months before any
election of any poll tax then due and
payable: Provided, That minis
ters in charge of an organized church
and teachers of public schools shall
be entitled to vote after six months
residence in the state, if otherwise
Managers of election must require
of the voter the production of a
registration certificate and proof of
the payment of all taxes, including
poll tax, assessed and collectible
during the previous year. The pro
duction of a certificate or the re
ceipt of the officer authorized to
collect such taxes shall be conclu
sive proof of the payment thereof.
Before the hour fixed for opening
the polls managers and clerks must
take and subscribe to the Constitu
tional oath. The chairman of the
board of manager? can administer
the 'oath to the other managers and
to the clerk; a notary public must
administer the oath to chairman.
The managers elect their chairman
and derk. I
Polls at each voting place must
be opened at 7 o'clock a. m., and
closed at 4 o'clock p. m.
The managers have the power to
fill a vacancy; and if none of the
managers attend, the citizens can
appoint, from among the qualified
voters. The managers and elerk
must proceed publicly to open the
ballot boxes and count the ballots
therein and continue without ad
journment until the same is com
pleted, and make a statement of the
result for each office, and sign name,
within three days thereafter, the
chairman of the board, or some one
designated by the board, must de"
liver to the commissioners of elec
. tion the poll list, the boxes contain
ing the ballots and written state
ments of the result of-the election.
MANAGERS OF ELECTION.
The following managers of elec
tion have been appointed to hold
the el?ction at the various precincts
in the said county:
Edgefield No. 1-W. S. Covar,
W. H. Bee, Bettis Cantelou.
Edgefield No. 2.-H. C. Watson,
W. J. Duncan, Geo. Youngblood.
Johnston-J. L. Walker, W. L.
Quattlebaum, W. W. Satcher.
Timmerman-F. E. Randall,
Will Pardue, Cleveland Derrick.
Trenton-E. L. Posey, Georga
W. Wise, Jr., Dan Wright
Gregg-J. C. Whitlock; E. M.
; Padgett. John Gurry, Jr.
Ropers-J. F. Atkins, J. W.
Lanham, John Mundy.
Landrum-W. E. Outs, Cal
Hatcher, S. M. Gardner.
Meriwether Hall-H. H. Scott,
H. T. Medlock, H. L. Cooper.
Mathis-Jack Hurling, Thomas
JJ. Miller, T. C. Mathis.
Modoc-N. W. McDaniel, J. O.
Marshall, J. C. Harvely.
Plum Branch-B. D. Kitchings,
E. C. Winn, W. J. White.
Red Hill-H. H. Smith, W. T.
Brown, O. 0. Timmerman.
Ch eat ham?-D. D. Brimson, Jr.,
B. R. Thomas, C. M. Williams.
Liberty Hill-J. D. Hughey, C.
C. Fuller, W. M. Corley.
Meeting Street-J. J. Padgett,
J. F. Payne, W. S. Stevens.
Elmwood-Alex Watson, W. R.
Norris, J. M. Bell.
Pleasant Lane-J. ?B. Minnjck,
M. B. Byrd, F. L. Timmerman.
Rehoboth-P. P. Doolittle, W.
A. Winn, R. A. Wash.
The managers at each precinct
named above, are requested to dele
gate one of their number to secure
boxes and blanks for the election,
at Edgefield conrt house, on the
16th day of December 1910.
E. J. NORRIS,
J. V. COOPER,
Commissioners State and County
Eleotions for Edgefield County.
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 j
added to all unpaid taxes Suter the 1st
day of January to ,the 31st of January
1912, of two per cent, from the 1st day f
of February to the last ds.y 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
44 Ordinary County 4J 44
" Cons. School tax 3 44
** Special County tax lj "
" Bacon S. D. Special 2 "
" Edgefield S. D. 2 44
" Long Cane S. D. 3 "
" Liberty Hill S. D. 3 4
" Johnston S. D. 4 44
44 Collier S. D. 3 "
" Flat Rock S. D. 3 "
" Prescott S. D. 3 44
" Plum Branch S. D. No 1 3 "
44 White Town S. D. 3 44
" Trenton S. D. 2 44
44 Ward S. D. '2 "
" Moss SD. 3 ^4
" Parksville S. D. 3 44
44 Washington S. D. 2 44
44 R. R. Bonds Wise T's' p li 44
44 R. R. Bonds Pickens 3 44
44 R. R. Bonds Johnston 3 44
44 R. R. Bonds Pine Grove 14 44
44 R. R. Bonds Rlocker 14 44
M 44 Bonds Town Edgefield } 44
44 School Bonds 44 1
44 Town of Edgefield
44 Corporation Purposes 7 "
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 years and 60 years except those
exempt by law are liable to a poll tax
of one dollar each. A capitation tax
of 50 cents each is to be paid on all
law prescribes that all male ci ti- '
?ens 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. MIMS,
Co. Treas, E. C.
EDGEFIELD PRESSING CLUE.
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 suit
look brand neV. We take especial
pains inpressing ladies skirts. Send
us your garments. Satisfaction
We make a specialty of cleaning
and re-blocking hats, both felt and
Panama hats. Ring Phone No. &5
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 am at
presant. My stock is complete and of the
bett goods and my methods of examina
I tion ore the latest. I am here all the
time and can correct anything about your |
glasses that may tor any reason be un
satisfactory after the work is done. This j
fact should appeal to you.
GEORGE F. MIMS, Optician
Edgefield, - - - S. 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.
Show it to Your wife
WE DON'T SADDLE YOU
with harness whose only virtue is good
looks. The kind we sell is good all the
way through. Use only brings out its
good qualities. Buy your harness here
if you want the kind that you will not
have to renew after a little service.
You'll find our pricea as low as good
harness can be sold for. To pay less is
to run big risks. Also a full line sad
dle bridles, horse blankets, etc.
before you select that new buggy.
Bring her here and let her see the beau
tiful showing of buggies, phaetons and
other carriages. She knows pretty
things when she sees them. She'll ap
preciate the beauty of our vehicles.
You'll appreciate their reasonable
prices and fine wearing qualities. A
full Une of "CHASE" robes, nothing
Wilson & Cantelou
Save a Dollar
In all the newest styles in high boots
and colonial pumps in patent, tan,
gun metal, velvet and satins, on
your wayfrom the terminal.
310 JACKSON ST..
Piece bagging, New Ties
Scale beams,Steel yards.
Jones & Son.
Tell Santa Claus to Bring
one of our splendid rockers
easy chairs, a new dining
table or some other of the
exquisite furniture to be
seen here. Then you will
have a gift you'll enjoy for
years to come. A gift you
will take pleasure in using
and pride in showing.
CHRISTMAS GOOD CHEER
is on view here in every
part of the store. There is
' everything in groceries for
the Christmas feast from
the flour to make the rolls
to the table raisins and nuts
for the end of the dinner.
Come and make your selec
tions. It it's groceries and
good it' is sure to be here.
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.
'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 stock 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 good stove.
In thU aa in all other departments wa can supply any rea
sonable demand. We carry a foll line of sises both in cheap
coffins and higher priced cases. Oar hears? responda to aU
calls, either day or night
G. P. COBB, Johnston, S. G.
We are distributors for the highest grade feeds on
on the market.
JJkWSUCRENE-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 Wpply
ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
P. S. Kr. M. Gary Satcker ia with na and will be glad to see his friends
GO to see Harlfitiq & Byrd
Before insuring elsewhere. We represent tho
best old line Companies
HARLING & BYRD
At the Farmers Bank of ridgefield.
We are Prepared to Make
Liberal Gash Advances on
Cotton stored with us.
Your patronage solicited?
Adams Warehouse Co.
Our stock ot silverware, decorated china, cut
glass, goldpnd 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.
A. J. Renkl,
706Broad Street Augusta, Georgia.