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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLL
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
Fudge of Probate for Edgefield
bounty to serve the remainder of |
the terra for, which Hon. J. D. Allen
The Polls to be opened the Nine
mth 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 Colombia, this
eighteenth day of Novem
ber, A. D. 1911, and in
the 136th year of the in
dependence of the United
States of America.
COLE L. BLEASE,
Sy the Governor:
R. M. McCOWN,
Secretary of State.
Notice of Election.
|tate of South Carolina-County of
Notice is hereby given that the
meral Election for Judge or Pro
tte will be held at the voting
?incts fixed by law in the
hnty of Edgefield on Tuesday,
pember 19 th 191?.
^he qualifications for suffrage are
|f olio w s :
?sidence in state for two years,
the county one year, in the poll
precinct in which fhe elector
irs to vote, four mouths, and the
ment six months before any
tion of any poll tax then due and
ible: Provided, That minis
Iin charge of an organized church
teachers of public schools shall
ititled to vote after six months
lenee in the state, if otherwise
(anagers of election must require
ie voter the production of
?tration certificate and proof of
>ayment of all taxes, including
tax, assessed and collectible
[ng the previous year. The pro
tion of a certificate or the re
it of the officer anthorized to
|ect such taxes shall be conclu
proof of the payment thereof,
fcefore the hour fixed for opening
I polls managers and clerks must
and subscribe to the Constitu
?a! oath. The chairman of the
rd of managers can administer
)ath to the other managers and
ie clerk; a notary public must
Hoister the oath to chairman,
managers elect their chairman
ills at each voting place must
>ened at 7 o'clock a. m., and
ld at 4 o'clock p. m.
^e managers have the power to
vacancy; and if none of the
(igers attend, the citizens can
|int, from among the qualified
s. The managers and clerk
proceed 'publ i cly to open th
It boxes and count the ballots
in and continue without ad
iment until the same is com
and make a statement of the
for each office, and sign name,
in three days thereafter, the
ian of the board, or some one
lated by the board, must de
Ito the commissioners of elec
[he poll list, the boxes contain
ie ballots and written state
of the result of the election.
?MANAGERS OF ELECTION.
following managers of elec
|ave been appointed to hold
?ction at the various precincts
refield No. 1-W. S. Co var,
Bee, Bett?8 Cantelou.
refield No. 2.-H. C. Watson,
Duncan, Geo. Youngblood.
Inston-J. L. Walker, W. L,
Jebaum, W. W. Satcher.
tmerman-F. E. Randall,
^rdue, Cleveland Derrick.
lton-E. L. Posey, George
I ise, Jr., Dan Wright,
rg-J. C. Whitlock, E. M.
Itt, John Carry, Jr.
era-J. F. Atkins, J. W.
i, John Mandy,
lrum-W. E. Ouzts, Cal
jr, S. M. Gardner,
iwether Hall-H. H. Scott,
Medlock, H. L. Cooper.
iis-Jack Harling, Thomas
[1er, T. C. Mathis,
joe-N- W. MoDaniel, J. O.
j SEAL j
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.
Cheathams-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,
J. F. Payne, W. S. Stevens.
Elmwood-Alex Watson, W. R.
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.
The nianagers at each precinct
named abov?, are requested to dele
gate one of their number to s?cure
boxes and blanks for the election,
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.
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
dav of March, 1921.
The tax levies for the year 1911 are
For State purposes 5J mills
" Ordinary County 4J '
" Cons. School tax 3 '
Special County tax 1J '
" Bacon S. D. Special 2 '
" Edgefield S. D. 2
" Long Cane S. D. 3 '
" Liberty Hill S. D. 3 *
M Johnston S. D. 4 4
" Collier S. D. 3 4
" Flat Rock S. D. 3 '
" Prescott S. D. 3 *
" Plum Branch S. D. No 1 3
44 White Town S. D. 3 ?
" Trenton S. D. 2 4
" Ward S. D. 2 ?
44 Moss SD. 3 4
.4 Parksville S. D. 3 4
44 Washington S. D. 2 4
44 R. R. Bonds Wise T's' p li 4
44 R. R. Bonds Pickens 3 4
44 R. R. Bonds Johnston 3 4
44 R. R. Bonds Pine Grove 14 4
44 R. R. Bonds Rlocker 14 41
4 4 4 4 Bonds Town Edgefield J
44 School Bonds 44 1 4
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
The law prescribes that all 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 15tb
JAS. T. MIMS,
Co. Treas, E. C.
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 suit |
look brand new. 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. 85
and I will send for the clothes.
Wallace Harris, Prop.
I was never bei ose better able to take
care of your eye glass work than I am at
presont. My stock is complete and of the
best goods and my methods of examina
tion ore the latest. I am here all the
time and can correct anything about your
glasses that may for any reason be un
satisfactory after the work is done. This
fact should appeal to yon.
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.
For A Christmas Present
Santa Clans can bring nothing bet
ter than a new Buggy for driving
your friends on jaunts in the open.
The various vehicles we have at our
store differ only in style, size and
cost-in excellence they are akin.
Also a nice line of choice Robes
that are fully ?? guaranteed. Give
Kriss our address.
SANTA CLAUS SAYS
is just the thing your horse is in
need of. Why not treat him to a
new set. We have an assortment
that ranges from the very low priced
to the most elaborate. The only
kind we have not got is the harness
of poor make and quality. We
don't want your money bad enough
to endanger your life.
Also a full line horse blankets.
Wilson & Cantelou
Save a Dollar
Buy the Economy shoe
$?M and $M?
In all the newest styles in high bocts
and colonial pumps in patent, tan,
gun metal, velvet and satins, on
your wayfrom the terminal.
310 JACKSON ST.,
Piece bagging, New Ties
Scale beains,steel yards.
Jones & Son.
The smile on santa claus
won't come off when he looks with
pride at the handsome rugs and car
pets chosen from our superb stock.
Good reason: he knows (and he's a
knowiiig one) there's none better in
this whole town-none better as to
lateness and uniqueness of design,
durability of material, skill in weav
ing, moderation in pricing.
The flower of the Grain
product of the country is used in
the making of our Town Talk Flour.
Bread baked from it is naturally
better than that made from inferior
brands. Try a sack for your next
"batch." The way it will be eaten
will be a compliment to your bak
ing as well as to the flour used.
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
Brockway, 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 this as io all other departments we can supply any rea
sonable demand. We carry a full line of sizts both in cheap
coffins and higher priced cases. Our hearse responds to all
calls, either day or night
G. P. COBB, Johnston, S. C.
We are distributors for the highest grade feeds on
on the market.
|)P"SUCREN?-both dairy and hoise
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
ARRINGTON BROS. & ?0.
P. S. Mr. M. Gary Satcher is with us and will be glad to see his friends .
conjee Harting & Byrd
Before insuring elsewhere. We represent the
best old line Companies
HAULING & BYRD
At the Farmers Bank of Edgefield.
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 ABE NEW
Everything is from the leading and most reliable
manufacturers in the country.
Let us supply your needs. We have n?Ver 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,
706 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia.