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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
1 he 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 the 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 6ides," and
John C. Calhoun while secretary of
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 trom fifteen to twen
ty-five dollars per mile per annum
on all the highways in the United
Kelps a Judge in a 3ad Fix.
Justice Eli Cherry, of Gillis
Wills, Tenn., was plainly worried.
A bad sore on his leg had ba tiled
several doctors and long resisted ali
remedies. I thought it was a cancer, '
he wrote. 'At last I used Bucklen's !
Arnica Salve, and was completely
cured." Cures burns, boils, ulcers,
cuts, bruises and piles. 2Sets 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,
"Sometime* J 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 <fc Holstein's, W E Lynch &
NOTICE TO STOCK RAISERS
My jack will make the
spring season at my farm
near McEendree. 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 ritrht fresh atock
offered for sale.
Geo. F. Mims
Webster'? NEW INTERNATIONAL Dictionary,
(G. & C. Merriam Co., Springfield, Mass.)
surpasses tbe old International as mncb as that
book exceeded its predecessor. On tbe old
foundation a new superstructure bas been built.
Tbe reconstruction bas been carried on through
many veers by a large force of trained workers,
nader I'be supervision of Dr. W. T. Harris,
former United States Commissioner of Educa
tion, and reenforced by many eminent special
ists. Tbe definitions have been rearranged and
amplified. The number of terms defined bas
been nore than doubled. Tba etymology,
synonyms, pronunciation, have received un
sparing scholarly labor. The language of
English literature for over seven centuries, tbe
termino! >gy of tbe arts and science J, and the
every-thy speech of street, shop, and house
hold, art' presented with fullness and clearness.
Ia size of vocabulary, ia richness of general
information, and ia convenience of consulta
tion, tbe book sets a rvtw mark in lexicography.
400,000 words and phrases. -
Vase le tte ?ealsaws tm fcseaaea Pajes.
S POST ROADS
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
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 lias no
right to pay the state and local
communities for the use of their
property, but as wa3 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
I and cable cars, steamships and for
j the rent of post office 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 farm spells
prosperity for the cities, rural hap
piness means city contentment, the
town and country are interdepen
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 OX THE FARM. We
si deere! y 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 Arisco 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 jack.
Terms-$12.50 to insure, money
due when fact is ascertained or
property changes hands. All care
taken to prevent accidents, but I
am not responsible should any oc
cur. R. A. Price.
Drs. J. S. & F. P, BYRD,
Edgefield and Trenton
Edgef?eld Office over Postoffice
Office Thone 3 '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 itentucky Jack "Hamburg
Jr" will make balance of spring sea
son at my farm near Clark's Hill.
All possible care used with mares
sent, but not responsible for acci
Terms $15.00 to insure.
Jas. H. Garrett
oskeag, Hillsboro, and utility dress
ind fancy colors, 10c per yard,
oskeag and Bates Double Ex-Seersu(
beautiful patterns, 10 and l2^c per
SP and Indian Head suitings guaran
thing new) in stripes and checks, all
2n finished chambrays in all colors :
d wide percales in solid colors, also
nd stripes, all new patterns, 10 and
verflowing with new gooc
le or mirror for
j what you have to
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.i
French Batistes, good
Toyko silks and poplii
terns, 15c per yard.
White linen weft, 20 ?
Pure white linens, 25,
Dress linens 35 to 75c
Superior coarse dress
is. You can find what you ^
ill be easy.
" $20 " ??. f* " " ' "
" $30" ** " *' " "
L We pay highest market p
e or raised on the farm
r. OUZTS CO.
Program S. S. Convention Har-1
raony, May 23.
10:45. A County Standard, the |
How to organize our townships, j
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
J. R. Walker, Rev. R. H. Coving
ton, Col. F. N. K. Bailey.
9:30 a. m. Song service.
Scripture lesson by Rev. 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 j
the Teacher, S. M. Simkins. (c) f
Round Table. The Teacher, W.
4. Miscellaneous business, ad
2 p. m. (a) Th'.- Sunday school
Standard, Prof. G. F. Long, Miss
Ellen Dunovant. (b) The Sun
day school Organized, Rev. W. H.
Beckhem, J. M. Shaffer, (c) Tfiel
Sunday school Superintendent, A.
S Tompkins, J. M. Cobb.
2:45. The pupil, (a) The Child
we Teach, Mrs. J. L. Minis, (b)
Holding the Boys, E. J. Miras, (c)
Securing Men and Women for the
Adult Bible Class, A. S. Tompkins.
Authentic, Indubitable Truth.
No mere man ever recognized a
woman by the style of her dress. How
a woman dresses a man does not re
member five minutes; but how ehe
looks he does.-Ohio State Journal.
Draws th? Line at Filas,
We try to sympathlia with our
dumb animals In their affliction*, but
somehow lt ts mtier difficult for tts to
reel very sorry for the common house
lr who ventures too far Into ow peate
pot.-Ohio State Journal .
assortment to pick from 10c
10c per yard.
15c per yard.
is in some very pleasing pat
and 25c per yard.
35, 40, 50 and 75c per yard.
linens, 50c per yard:
rant right here.
We are giving away for cash
de and to increase our busi
is, large dressing mirrors and
! "Perneo" folding utility
?les. The "Penico" folding
?le is something new, some
ng useful. Call and let us
)w 5 different ways it can be
;d to good advantage in the
me. Remember our goods
! as cheap as can be had any
ere. We want your trade
3 are willing to share our
)fits with you in nice premi
is for your cash trade. We
.nish punch cards and you will
ve your own time to get the
rd punched out.
Have you one? If not, get
e today. Trade with us and
ip tne advantage of this offer
?rices and buyprae
EYE TALK NO. 4
The difference between a peni
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 oni 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.
. Whiit Texans Admire
is hearty , vigorous life, accord
ing to Hugh Tallmara, 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 <fc
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 malariajoften paves the wayior
deadly typhoid. But Electric Bit
ters kill and cast out the malaria
gorms from the blood; give you a
fine appetite and renew your
strength. After long suffering,
wrote Wm Fretwell, of Lucarna,
N. C., "three bottles drove all the
malaria from my system, and I've
had good health ew since." Beat
for all stomach, liter and kidney
ills. 50ots. at Penn ? Holstein's,..
W E Lynch ? Co.