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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1912
I LOCAL & PERSONAL
Suggestions of commencement
are in the air.
Mission study class will meet
with Mrs. J. \V. Peak on Friday
evening, beginning at 8 o'clock.
T?r. A. S. Tompkins went to
Sumter on Monday to attend the
funeral of his little grand-son, Au*
gnstus Merrimou, Jr.
Miss Daisy Lyon came over from
her school wurk near Johnston to
attend the Smith-Lyon marriage on
Rubenstein's annual display of
millinery will be held Thursday and
Friday. He invites the ladies to see
all the pretty styles he is showing.
Miss Alma Felder, of Sumter, one
of the teachers of the Trenton high
school, was a guest for the week
end with Miss Edwardina Blalock.
I will stand my pedigreed jack at
my home for the spring season.
Weight 1,145 pounds. Julian R.
Miss Ethel Logan was ono of the
visitors to Edgefield on Monday,
and was very cordially greeted by
Miss Lillian Nicholson is at home
from a delightful trip of two
months to Georgetown, where she
visited her sister Mrs. F. E. John
Little Elizabeth Nicholson is the
name of a dear little girl who has
come to take up ber abode at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. ?. E. Nich
"A- man who fully succeeded"
will be subject of sermon at Metho
dist church Sunday night at 8
o'clock. All are invited, especially
men and boys.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will hold their regular
monthly meeting at Mrs. Mamie N.
Tillman'8 on Monday afternoon at
4 o'clock. A'l members are urged to
Special attention is dir^t^d to
the advertisement of Mr. J. R.
Klug in this issue. He has just in
stilled a new machine for stitching
leather and guarantees all work
hi) turns out from his shop.
Miss Hortense Peak has returned
home, haying been for the past ses
sion teacher of music and doing
graded school work in Williams
burg county. Her many friends are
delighted to see ber at home again.
The annual millinery opening of
the Corner Store will be held tD-day
and to-morrow. A large assortment
of the newest creations will be on
display and the ladies are invited
to call and inspect them.
When you send your boy of ten
der years to Edgefield now to trans
act business, you feel that he is
comparatively safe .and will return
home sober. Would you feel as
comfortable if the dispensary were
here? Think of this before signing
a petition for a dispensary.
On account of first sermon by
new pastor of Presbyterian church
there will be no sermon at Metho
dist church Sunday morning. Let
Sunday school meet promptly at 10
o'clock so as to get to the Presbyte
rian church at Jl o'clock.
J. R. Walker.
The Daughters of the Confedera
cy will meet at Mrs. R. L. Duno
vant's Tuesday afternoon at 4
o'clock. All members are urged to
be present. Plans will be made for
the annual picnic and re-union of
Edgefield county Confederate veter
The value of a Varnish Stain de
pends very laigely upon the grade
of Varnish used in making it.
Campbell's Stain is made from the
toughest gum floor varnish. You can
finish your floor with this stain and
pound it with a hammer without
causing the finish to chip or scratch.
W E Lynch & Co. sells it.
Neatly printed invitations have
been issued to the millinery open
ing of Messrs. Rives Bros on Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday of this
week. They have never shown a
more stylish assortment of millinery
For Sale: 2 milch cows, fresh to
pail. S. B. Mays,
Edgefield, S. C.
The Colliers school has closed
and Miss Lura Mims, the assistant
teacher is at home again. Miss Pearl
Voumans, the principal, was the
guest of Miss Lura Mims on Mon
day while en route to her home in
We like to see one take a bold
and fearless stand on any issue, and
commend Mr. Giles DJ Mims for
stating plainly last week, I am op
posed to re-establishing the dispen
sai y in th i i county."
While some are trying to relieve
themselves of trouble, others are
courting trouble. The people of the
town of Timmonsville in Florence
county are asking for an election in
order to vote out the dispensary,
and yet there seems to be a dispo
sition on the part of some people in
Edgefield to vote in a dispensary.
Fresh shipment of Harris Li lb ia
I Water and Ginger Ale, at
For Sale: 100 bushels white corn
in the shuck.
S. B. May,
Edgefield, S. C.
Boy Scouts Announcement
The Scout Master and assistant
Scout Master Court of Honor, and
all boys from 12 to 18 are asked to
meet at the office of Hon. B. E.
Nicholson on Friday afternoon at
5 p. m.
Smith-Marsh Co.-Easter drenses.
Wilson <fc Cantelou-Your Eas
Edgefield Mere. Co.-The Eas
W. M. A J. T. Ouzts Co.-An
Rives Bros.-Better equipped
ment and millinery opening.
Dorn <fc Mims-Styleplus clothes.
J. R. King- Up-to-date shoe shop.
County Equalization Board.
The regular spring meeting of the j
coanty equalization board was held
in the auditor's office last Saturday.
More than half the townships being
represented. The meeting was pre
sided over by the chairman Mr. J.
L. Mims. All property was returned
on the same basis as last year,
which is about 60 per cent of its
market value. At the conclusion of |
the routine business the auditor,
Mr. J. R. Timmerman, invited the ?
members of the board to be his]
guests al dinner at the Edgefield
? t. t.-?. B e e. e ? e e e m. e e_ e m e | ? ? . e e Jt..ft
I Auction Sale of Lots at J
% Plum Branch.
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We received a large advertise-1
ment last week too late for ."inser
tion, which had been delayed by
flood, announcing a big auction
sale of lots at Plum Branch by the
Anderson Real Estate and Invest
ment Co., E. R. Horton president
They will in order to make it inter
esting and draw a crowd, give]
away an automobile that costs $485
besides other presents. All candi
dates are invited and a large crowd j
will be in attendanee. We hope a
number of our readers will see this I
in time to go.
Sale will be at ll o'clock Thurs-1
day March 28th and 29th. Free|
concert by a fine band at 10:30.
These lots are just across the street I
from the handsome new school!
house and just a few yards from
depot and churches.
Plum Branch is growing fast and
a bank has been organized there in
the last few days.
To the Citizens and Qualified Voters of
I will come before you as a candidate
for the office of state senator and will
abide by the rules and results of the
Erimary. If elected, will give you the
enefit of the best in my shop.
. G. D. Muns.
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the office of Supervisor of
Edgefield county, pledging myself to
render faithful service and to abide the
result of the primary election.
R. J. Moultrie,
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for re-election to the office of
Supervisor of Registration, pledging
myself to render faithful service ann
to bound by the result of the Democrat
N. R. Bartley.
Self-Confidenc? and Bluff.
Self-confidence ls usually about 99
per cent bluff.-Atchison Globe.
Continued from page 1.
are now. They are in it for the
dollars; will they likely relinquish
their business to the dispensary; are
they that conscientious?
Every true patriotic citizen who
has at heart the welfare of home,
wife and children, the community,
and the lower element of society,
for which the higher must always
stand responsible, will not vote
the dispensary back, nor even sign
.1 petition for a vote on the ques
Colliers School and Community
Dear Mr. Mims:
. We had preaching at Peace Hav
en Sunday afternoon,. the services
being conducted by Rev. J. T. Lit
tlejohn and we had a very, large
We are glad to see the sunshine
again, the farmers especially, so
that they can get to their field work|
Our teachers, Misses Pearl You
mans and Lura Mims spent last
Monday night with Mr. and Mrs.
G. A. Adams.
Mr. Harry Culbreath has gone to
Modoe to help build the steel
bridge. He has been in Florida
working ever since Christmas until
a few days ago.
Among the visitors in our com
munity Sunday were Misses Blanche
Jumper, Mabel Prescott and Alma
Hammond, Messrs. Ed. Cheatham,
Sheroti Holmes, from Prescott,
Ben and Lawrence Mims, from near
Edgefield, and Mr. Tom Mathis
from Red Hill.
On the sick list this week is Mrs.
T. C. Mathis, but we are glad to
know she is improving.
The people around Colliers at
tended the play "A Kentucky Bell"
at Meriwether last Friday night.
We are glad to see Miss Ida Mill
er back home again from a visit to
her sister, Mrs. Lena Gilchrist, near
Miss Ruth Miller is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Hugh Gardner, near
Yv'e are glad to say. that little
Paul, the son of Mr. James Ham
mond, who has been quite sick with
pneumonia is well again.
Our school closed Monday, the
We wish to announce te the
public that since the recent
fire which destroyed our store
room we have secured another
place of business, where we
will be glad to see oar friends
and the public generally. We
are prepared to offer the same
attractive prices and to extend
the same liberal terms that we
* have given in the past. Some
persons have made inquiry as
to whether the fire, would put
us out of business or not. We
wish everyone to understand
that we hope to continue busi
ness in Greenwood for many
years to come.
Thanking the public for
their past patronage and so
liciting the same for the future
we beg to remain,
Honor ; Roll White Town
First Grade-Bennie Ridlehoo
ver, 92. i
Second Grade-Ruth Ridlehoo
Third Grade--Osborne Free
Fourth Grade, B-Earle White,
Fourth Grade, A-Georgia,
White, 96, Emmie Reynolds, 93,
Ruby White, 94.
Fifth Grade-Minnie White, 96,
Gussie Barden, 94, Sunie Freeland,
93, William Freeland, 93, Rallie
Sixth Grade-Derrey White, 96,
Pearl Ridlehoover, 96, Earle Rey
Seventh Grade-Belle Reynolds,
94, Bessie Medlock? 95, Maggie
Medlock, 95, Effie White, 93,
Claude White, 95, Ethan White,
93, Tillman White, 95.
Eighth Grade-Ruby Ridlehoo
Carrie Talbert, Teacher.
Maybe He Doesn't Say it Now.
MI wonder," mused the contempla
tive boarder, "what has become of the
old-fashioned man who used to get up
In meeting and confess that he bad
Jost enough religion to make him mis
Come to us for onion sets, and
Landreth's celebrated garden seeds
of all kinds. They never fail to
For Sale: 100 bushels of pure
Toole cotton seed for planting.
J. L. Miras.
For Sale: Simkins' Prolific Cot
ton Seed, earlier than the King va
riety. Well bred and absulutely
, R. A. Marsh,
Edgefield, S. C.
For Sale, or exchange 50 bushels
long staple seed.
R. G. Shannonhouse.
Let us supply you with seed Irish
potatoes. We have them, direct
from the eastern seed farm, in all
the popular varieties, suoh as Early
Rose,. Bliss, Irish Cobbler etc.
For Sale: Two yokes of oxen
in good condition. Also several
hound dogs. Apply to L. R. Brun
son, Cleora, S. C.
For Sale: Columbian long sta
ple cotton seed, grown away from
other cotton. Absolutely pure and
carefully ginned on private gin.
E. J. Mims.
For Sale: 150 bushels Broad
well's double jointed prolific cotton
seed, ?1.00 per bushel up to five J
bushels. All above that 85 cents per
bushel f. o. b. Augusta, Ga. Cash
H. G. Bunch.
Route 1. North Augusta, S. C.
For Sale: A few well broken,
young Percheron horses, at a bar
S. B. Nicholson.
Fresh shipment of Russell's can
dies by express.
B. Timmons. ,
$35.00 suits to order for $25.00
made with snap and style, give us
your spring order. F. G. MER
TINS, The Clothier and Furnisher,
Shirts 39c, 59c, 79o and $1.25 at
our mark down sale, write for
what you need. All new goods, F.
G. M ERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
For Sale: 300 bushels of pure
Toole Cotton Seed for sale, ginned
on private gin, kept pure.
E. W. Samuel, Edgefield, S. C.
Come to our mark down sale,
GET $3.00 FOR $2.00, F. G.
M ERTINS, the Clothier and Fur
nisher, Augusta, Ga.1
Georgia Cane Syrup, fresh from
the South Georgia farms, at
Notice to Farmers: My Per
cheron Stallion will stand the sea
son at my farm ih miles from
Edgefield, on Blocker Road. Fee
S. B. Nicholson.
Hats, the newest on the market,
Stetson and other makes; Straw and
Panamas from 10c to 50c reduction
at our mark down sale; Ret together
and write F. G. MERTINS, Au
White Plymouth Rocks, won first
prize on pen and first on cockerels
at last fair. Eggs $1.50 per 13.
. Harold Norris,
Edgefield, S. C.
For Sale: 100 bushels of Stony
Improved Mustard Seed Cotton
Seed Absolutely pure at $1.00 per
D. T. Mathis,
Colliers, S. C.
For Sale: 200 bushels of long
staple cotton seed, cross between
"Blue Ribbon" and "Columbia,"
both long staple. 10 bu. lots 75c.
$1 per.bushel for less.
Plum Branch, S. C.
comes from Dr. J. T. Curtiss,
Dwight, Kan. He writes: "I not
only have cured bad cases of ecze
ma in my patients with Electric
Bitters, but also cured myself by
them of the same disease. I feel
sure they will benefit any case of
eczema." This shows what thou
sands have proved, that Electric
Bitters is a most effective blood pu
rifier. Its an excellent remedy for
eczema, tetter, salt rheum, ulcers,
boils and running sores. It stimu
lates liver, kidneys and bowels, ex
pels poisons, helps digestion, builds
up the strength. Price 50 cts. Satis
faction guaranteed by Penn & Hol
stein, W E Lynch <fc Co.
Royal has no substit
The only Baking Poi
from Royal G
' I hereby announce myself a can
didate for re-election as a member
of the town council of Edgefield
from Ward 4, and will abide the
result of the election.
E. S. Johnson.
Seed Which Succeed.
Seed purchasing is a matter of
confidence. We ask your confidence
in Landreth's seed which have stood
the test for 128 years. We solicit)
your orders for garden and flower
seed. You cannot do better than buy
W. E. Lynch <fc Co.
For Your E
OUR EASTER GREETING
is an invitation to ride in one of our
high-class carriages. The driving
season is almost here and you prob
ably meed a new carriage anyway. If
you secure one of ours you will have
one that is as safe as it is handsome,
and as low in price as it is high in
Send us your
work for half
shoes & har
ness. We have
er of all kinds
and we guar
a n t e e i t s
work to be
half-sol e d
Cotton Seed For Mei
Prolific cotton seed for sale.
Will grow two bales to acre on or
dinary land with 200 pounds of
guano. I made 24 bales on 12 acres
last year. Seed ready for delivery
at the store of the Edgefield Mer
cantile Company-price 50' cents
per peck. The seed I planted cost
$1 per pound.
F. L. TIMMERMAN,
Pleasant Lane, S. C~
Wisdom for the Worker.
Always give of the best that Is to
you. Feel responsibility towards your
self and your work. Never, be con
tent with a compromise with work.
Give an employer the best that yoi?
have in you to el ve _
see that you have fine new harness
for every one you know will be tak
ing notice. You can get just the
set you want here, either single or
double. A look at the harness will
show its beauty. Use of it wilt
prove it as good as it is handsome.
hoe Shop f
/. R. King j