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The members of Congress are di
vided into two classes, first the
gentlemen who represent country
districts, made up mostly of far
mers, the lumbermen and miners,
and second, representatives from
city districts. The members from
the country districts and especially
those from the south have been
working quite a while to try to get
the government to furnish some fi
nancial aid in maintaining and re
pairing tiie roads over which the
mail riders pass.
Thomas Jefferson long since rec
ognized the propriety of this as is
found in his writings with refer
ence to internal improvements of
the country roads. Henry Clay said,
"Of all the modes in which the
country can employ its surplus reve
nue, none is more permanent and
beneficial than that of internal
improvements. Fixed to the soil it
becomes a durable part of the land
itself diffusing comfort and activity
and animation on all sides," and
John C. Calhoun while secretary of j
war said' "Let it not be said that
internal improvements should be
left wholly to the enterprise of the
state and individuals." A very im
portant bill is now up before con
gress, which we think will pass, in
fact it has already, we understand,
passed the h^use, in which it is pro
posed to spend from fifteen to twen
ty-five dollars per 'aile per annum
on all the highways in the United
Helps a Judge in a Bad Fix.
Justice Eli Cherry, of Gillis
Wills, Tenn., was plainly worried.
A bad sore on his leg had baffled
several doctors and long resisted all
remedies. I thought it was a cancer, '
he wrote. "At last I used Bncklen's !
Arnica Salve, and was completely
cured." Cures burns, boils, ulcers,
cuts, bruises and piles. 25cts at
Penn & Holstein's, W E Lynch &
Escapes an Awful Fate.
A thousand tongues could not ex
press the gratitude of Mrs. J E
Cox, of Joliet, 111., for her wonder
ful deliverance from an awful fate.
Typhoid pneumonia had left me
with a dreadful cough, she writes,
"Sometimes I had such awful cough
ing spells I thought I would die. I
could . get no help from doctor's
treatment or other medicines till I
used Dr. King's New ' Discovery.
But I owe my life to this wonder
ful remedy for I scarcely cough at
all now." Quick and safe, its the
most reliable of all throat and lung
medicines. Every bottle guaranteed.
50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free at
Penn ? Holstein's, W E Lynch &
NOTICE TO STOCK RAISERS
My jack will make the
spring season at my farm
near Mc Ken dree. Terms,
$10 to insure. Castrating
done by safest and best
methods. Dehorning also
J. C BUZHARDT,
Pleasant Lane, S. C
A Word to Kodakers
I am carrying a nice line
of cameras and keep films
in stock all the time. Noth
ing but right fresh stock
offered for sale.
Geo. F. Hims
Webster'? NEW INTERNATIONAL Dictionary,
(G. & C. Merrina Co., Springfield, MAH.)
surpasses the old International as Brack as that
book exceeded it* predecessor. 0a tba old
foundation a new superstructure bas been built.
The reconstruction bas been carried on throng b
many years by a large force of trained workers,
under the supervision of Dr. W. T. Harris,
former United States Commissioner of Educa
tion, and reenforced by many esoineut special
ists. The definitions bare been rearranged and
amplified. The number of terms defined bas
beta more than doubled. Tba etymology,
synonyms, pronunciation, have received un
sparing scholarly labor. Tba language of
Englisb literature for over sereu centuries, the
terminology of the arts and sciences, and the
er cry-day speech of street, shop, and house
hold, are presented with fullness and clearness.
Ia size of vocabulary, ia richness el general
information, and ia convenience of consulta
tion, the book sets a r%w mark in lexicography.
400,009 words and phrases. -
IMits *. lafMaai tm tmmmm tim
states transporting: rural mails. We
hope that the state legislature will
also follow the example and supple
ment this amount with a like sum
and in this way, let the money act
i as a sort of bait to toll the people
into having good roads. Some of
the gentlemen in the* city districts
oppose this on the grounds of what
they call legislation in favor of one
class against another class, and say
further that the government has no
right to pay the state and local
communities for the use of their
property, but as was ably illustrat
ed by Mr. Lever, from this state,
they seem to forget the millions of
dollars that the government is an
nually paying to railroads, electric
and, cable cars, steamships and for
the rent of post ornee buildings and
for pneumatic tube service and
house to house delivery in cities, of
mails by carriers, and they do not
seem to realize as Mr. Lever says,
that "Prosperity for the farra spells
prosperity for the cities, rural hap
piness means city contentment, the
town and country are interdopen
dent, one cannot prosper while the
other fails to do so. Secretary Wilson
estimates that it costs each person
in the United States annually three
dollars and a half on account of the
bad conditions of the roads" AND
GOOD ROADS WILL KEEP
PEOPLE ON THE FARM. We
siricerely trust the bill will soon be
come a law. A. S. T.
Make your porches comfortable
during the summer by using the
celebrated Vudor Porch Shades.
We carry a large supply.
Back of your lens should
be Ansco Film. It takes a
quicker, clearer impression,
makes a finer negative
and more artistic pictures.
Have you seen the super
ior Ansco Cameras that
open horizontally-the way
you want to take nine
tenths of your pictures ?
All sizes and all pnces here.
GEO. F. MIMS, Edgefield, S. C.
Mr. A. T. SAMUEL,
will do your finishing
NOTICE TO BREEDERS.
I will stand Colonel Russell this
season at my place one mile east of
Parksville, known as W. R. Parks
Roller Mill. I have just purchased
this Jack from J. T. Cook & Co.,
Lexington Ky. Colonel is a black
jack with white points, and is 60
inches high and is a registered jaek.
Terms-$13.50 to insure, money
due when fact is ascertained or
property changes hands. All care
taken to prevent accidents, but I
am hot responsible should any oc
cur. 1 R. A. Price.
Drs. J. S. & F. P, BYRD,
Edgef ield and Trenton
Edge?eld Office over Postoffice
Office 'Phone S ?Residence 17-R
AH. CORLEY, Surgeon
. Dentist. Appointments
at Trenton on Wednesdays.
Crown and Bridge werk a
James A. Dobey,
Johnston, S. C.
OFFICE OVER JOHNSTON DRUG CO.
Round Trip Tourist Fares
Now in effect Via Southern Rail
way-Premier Carrier of the
Tickets on sale daily including
April 30, 1912 with final limit re
turning May 31, 1912. For com
plete information as to schedules,
sleeping car service etc., call on
nearest Southern Railway ticket
J. L. Meak, AGPA.,
F. L. Jenkins, TPA.,
ATTENTION STOCK RAISERS !
My handsome Combination Stall
ion "Dandy Denmark" and also
my fine Kentucky Jack "Hamburg
Jr" will make balance of spring sea
ion at my farm near Clark's Hill.
All possible care used with mares
lent, but not responsible for acci
Terms $15.00 to insure.
Jas. H. Garrett.
rtlleow. M. & J.
Qo'flkeag, Hillsboro, and utility dress
and fancy colors, 10c per yard,
aoskeag and Bates Double Ex-Seersm
f beautifnl patterns, 10 and l2^c per
lop and Indian Head suitings guarar
ithing new) in stripes and checks, all
len finished chambrays in all colors
rd wide percales in solid color?, also
ind stripes, all new patterns, 10 and
Dverflowing with new goot
' Shopping w
e or mirror for-..
g what you have
tically everything mad
W. M. & J. 1
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.
Money to Loan.
With real estate security,
for long time. Easy terms.
ARTHUR S. TOMPKINS
Make the Old Suit
We are better prepared
than ever to do first-class
work in cleaning and press
ing of all kinds. Make your
old pants or suit new by let
ing ns clean and press them.
Ladies skirts and suits al
so cleaned and pressed. Sat
Edge field Pressing
WALLACE HARRIS PROP.
T. O?ZTS CO-MSOu
sker in nam
. fresh goods
10c per yard.
in neat fig
French Batistes, goo?
Toyko silks and popl
terns, 15c per yard.
White linen weft, 20
Pure white linens, 25
Dress linens 35 to 75
Superior coarse dress
Is. You can find what you i
ill be easy.
$30 " " " "
I* We pay highest market ]
e or raised on the farm
r. OUZTS CO.
Program S. S. Convention Har
mony, May 23.
10:45. A County Standard, the
How to organize our townships,
Rev. E. C. Bailey, Hon. B. E.
Nicholson, S. J. Watson.
11:45. Round table. Organ
ized Sunday school work, Miss
Vandiver, state field secretary.
12:45. Department work, Rev.
J. R. Walker, Rev. R. H. Coving
ton, Col. F. N. K. Bailey.
9:30 a. m. Song service.
Scripture lesson by R<jv. J. R.
Prayer by the pastor.
10. Enrollment of delegates.
Report of president
Report of secretary.
3:15. The Teacher, (a) Teach
ing as a Fine Art, Prof. R. B. Cur
ry, (b) Spiritual Preparation of
the Teacher, S. M. Simkins. (c)
Round Table. The Teacher, W.
4. Miscellaneous business, ad
2 p. m. (a) The Sunday school
Standard, Prof. G. F. Long, Miss
Ellen Dunova-nt (b) The Sun
day school Organized, Rev. W. H.
Beckhem, J. M. Shaffer, (c) Tne
Sunday school Superintendent, A.
S Tompkins, J. M. Cobb.
2:45. The pupil, (a) The Child
we Teach, Mrs. J. L. Mims. (b)
Holding the Boys, E. J. Mims. (c)
Securing Men and Women for the
Adult Bible Class, A. S. Tompkins.
Authentic, Indubitable Truth.
No mere mau ever recognized a
woman by the style of her dress. How
a woman dresses a man does not re
member five minutes; but how she
looks bs does.-Ohio State Journal.
Draws the Line at Flies.
We try to sympathize with our
dumb animals m their afflictions, but
somehow lt fe rather difflcult for us to
feel very sorry for the common house
1> who ventures too far Into ow paste
pot-Ohio State Journal >
i assortment to pick from 10c
10c per yard.
, 15c per yard.
ins in some very pleasing pat
and 25c per yard.
, 35, 40, 50 and 75c per yard,
c per yard.
linens, 50c per yard:
rvant right here.
We are giving away for cash
ade and to increase our busi
es, large dressing mirrors and
e "Pemco" folding utility
bles. The "Pemco" folding
ble is something new, some
ing useful. Call and let us
low 5 different ways it can be
ied to good advantage in the
)tne. Remember our goods
e as cheap as can be had any
here. We want your trade
id are willing to share our
.ofits with you in nice premi
ns for your cash trade. We
irnish punch cards and you will
ive your own time to get the
Have you one? If not, get
ie today. Trade with us and
ap tne advantage of this offer
" 44 ".FREE
prices and buy prac
EYE TALK NO. 4
The difference between a pen
itentiary and a palace is largely a.
matter of detail.
Both are designed for human hab
itation and serve equally well to
protect the inmates from the ele
But one is a vastly more comfort
able place of abode than the other.
SO IT IS WITH GLASSES
Crudely fitted glasses MAY help
your vision, but great care in every
detail of adjustment is essential to
safety and comfort
YOUR EYES ARE WORTH A
CORRECTLY FITTED PAIR
GEO. F. MIMS,
Optician, Edgefield, S- C.
. What Texans Admire
is hearty, vigorous life, accord
ing to Hugh Tallmam, of San An
tonia. We find he writes, "that Dr.
King's New Life pills surely put
new life and energy into a person.
Wife and I believe they are the
best made." Excellent for stomach,
liver or kidney? troubles. 25cts at
Penn ? Holstein's, W E Lynch <t
The Demons of The Swamp
are mosquitoes. As they sting
they put deadly malaria germs in
the blood. Then follow the icy
chills and the fires of fever. The
appetite flies and the strength fails;,
also malaria|often paves the wayior
deadly typhoid. But Eleotric Bit
ters kill and cast out the malaria
germs from the blood; give you a
fine appetite and renew your
strength. After long suffering,
wrote Wm Fretwell, of Lucarna?.
N. G, "three bottles drove ali the
malaria from my system, and I've
had good health ever eincf." Best,
.or all stomach, liver and kidney
ills. 50ots. at Penn ? Holstein's,..
W E Lynch ? Co.