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Office No. 61. CA
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17. 1912
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Bright, Spicy Gleanings Putin
Condensed Form for the
Benefit of Our Busy
Mrs. O. P. Bright is visiting; her
parents in Greenville.
Mrs. B. O. Evans of Anderson is
.visiting jMisd Virginia Addison.
Mrs. M. W. Hud gens, accom
panied by her children, has gone to
Laurens on a visit to her parents.
Miss Kate Samuel is spending her
vacation in Macon, Ga., .with rela
tives and friends.
Mrs. Elizabeth Heyward of Sa
vannah is the guest of Miss Lillian
Ladies and childrens fancy ' para
sols to close out at a sacrifice at
New line of Oxfords at ten per
cent above cost, at
Danovant cb Co.
Everything in the undertaking
line from thc- cheap poplar collin to
the finest metaliu case.
Ramsey & Jones.
Combination suits in fine combed
yarn, bleached balbrigans at 5Uc
The Corner Store.
Mrs. Alice Cooner of Batesburg,
accompanied by her little grandson
is visiting at tb?' home of Mrs. Mary
Mrs. W. M. Harling and her lit
tle daughter, Ruth, have returned
home after an extended visit to her
patents, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Mal
lory, of Georgetown.
Rev. J. R. Copeland of Summer
ville spent several dajs here last
week with his daughter, Mrs. W.
C. Taylor. Several years age Mr.
Copeland served the Phoenix circuit
Medium priced undernmslins,
women's drawers of cambric with
frills and tucks, others trimmed
with yalencine laces?, ail to go at the
one price 25c pair.
The Corner Store.
FOR SALE-My farm of ??
acres within one mile and a half
of Edgefield. Good 7-room dwell
ing, tenant house, all necessary
outbuildings, pasture, etc.
T. W. Rearden.
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Burns have
returned from their wedding jour
ney of a fortnight and will remain
here some time with Mr. and .Mrs.
Orlando Sheppard before going tu
their home in Birmingham, Ala.
Jnst received a new line of the
latest tailored skirts. Thu ma
terials are whip cords, corduroys,
seiges, and worsted mixture.-; We
have them h the wanted tans,
grays and bines, at popular prices.
The Corner Store.
Little Miss Lydia Branson, thc
sweet littk- daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. S. A. Brunsen, is bavins a
pleasant visit to her aunt, Mrs.
Schreiber, who resides in Savannah.
Mrs. Schreiber spent some time
here recently with her sister, Mrs.
Branson, and Lydia returned with
Judging from the number of far
mers that are coming forward and
enrolling their names in The Ad
vertiser's corn club, the outlook for
a good yield from late corn is en
couraging. Among the latest :o
enter the corn contest are Mr. W.
A. "Winn of Plum Branch and Mr.
W. P. Johnson of Johnston, two
extreme sections of the county.
Tan silk hosiery, lisle thread
hosiery, combed yarn cotton bosiery
in black, white and colors.
Sox for the little tots in various
numbers and styles.
The Corner Store.
Mr. Scott Warren of Palmetto,
Fla., arrived several daj's ago to
visit Mr. F. M. Warr il and other
relatives. Ile was accompanied by
three daughters, Misses Bessie, Her
tha and Pansy Wanvn. Mr. War
ren was reared near John-ton and
wenfc to Florida about 51 years ago.
This is his first visit since leaving.
Ile is engaged in trucking, and we
trust that be is coining the cash even
more rapidly than hisEdgefi?ld and
Johnston friends do when they re
ceive 15 cents for cotton.
Mrs. ?. B. Sawyer of Angosta
tlie guest of Mrs. N. M. Jones.
Miss Grace Dobson.who has bec
visiting her brother in Augusta, P
turned home Sunday.
Mrs. T. A. Rice of Hamlet, ?
C., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Af
Mr. Elliott Simkins is visitin
his i)arents, Mr. and Mrs. S. McO
Mrs. Ida Blount, of Grovetowi
Ga., is visiting Mrs. Sallie Brook
Mrs. Mary Wates has rented th
Charlton residence on Main stree
and will occupy it this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Paul ar
now occupying Mrs. Bennett'
The license ordinance that wa?
recently passed by the town oounci
is published in full in this issce.
Miss Mary Timmerman of Ridgi
Spring is visiting Miss Helen Till
Little Misses Helen and Marj
Dorn are spending some time a'
Clark's Hill with their aunt. Mrs.
John P. Nixon.
Mr. S. M. Craig of Anderson i.>
spending several days in Edgetield
with Mr. and Mrs'. W. B. Cog
Miss Elizabeth Rainsford is at
tending a large house party in Lan
caster that is being given by a col
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman will leave
to-day to spend several weeks ai
Ocean Grove, N. J., where she wil
attend the Chautauqua courses thal
are given there every summer.
Mr. William M. (.arter is ir
j Edgefield on business. He is new
located in Charlotte as manager ol
agencies for a large lifo insurance
As has been his custom for s
number of years, Mr. Z. \V. Car
wile of Augusta, spending a por
tion of his summer vacation here
Mr. W. E. Huff, one of the con
ductors on the Saluda railroad, is
off for a fortnight's vacation and
has been spending several days in
Mr. I). P. Wal'.er, of Savannah,
has been spending several days here
with relatives. He is an uncle of
Mr. Bean Walker. Mr. Walker
came, from Savannah in his large
Miss Marion Blalock graduated
from the Greenville Female college
with the class of 1912 but instead
of coming immediately home at the
close of the commencement she
visited relatives in Greenwood and
Spartanburg. She arrived Saturday
ami has been very affectionately
greeted by her friends.
Bear in mind the entertainment
that is to be given in the opera
house to-morrow evening for the
benefit of thc public library. A very
pleasing feature will be the play
entitled ''The Congress of Bache
lors." The money realized from the
entertainment will be used in pro
moting a very worthy cause.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. F. Minis will
I leave to-morrow for Greenville to
.visit relatives. Later Mrs Minis and
the children will go to Spartaburg
while Mr. Minis. accompanied
by .Mr. Paul W. Gibson, of Atlan
ta, will <n) to th mountains of
North Carolina for a few days. They
will return a 'out the first ed Au
Thursday evening of next week
the Edgefield Pities will iriw a
dance in the opera house in compli
ment to the visitors whc? oom;' to
Edgefield to attend the Centre
Spring picnic. A band from Augus
ta has been engaged and the mem
bers of the company will leave
nothing undone that will contribute
to tiie pleasure ol' the occasion.
C. M. Mellichamp is I?rini^i
things to pass in Edgefield . We
are glad of it, for old Edgefield is
one of the best counties in the state,
and we have long been hoping for thc
n<;ht man lhere. Mellichamp is that
man, and he will soon let the good
peuple of Edgefield know who tiie
Southeastern is, and who represents
us there. The Southeastern Circle.
Mr. J. Bean Walker has resigned
his position with the Beaver Dam
Mill to accept H. better one with the
Lumraus Gin Company ol' Colum
bus, Ga. ile will l?e their traveling
representative and his time will be
given chiefly to installing gin sys
tems. Mr. Waiker will leave in :i
short lime for Columbus, where he
will make his home. He possesses
very decided mechanical genius and
we are confident that he will make
good in his new position.
Miss Flossie Lani!) is now enjoy
ing a few weeks vacation.
Miss Iris Hamilton and Miss
Flossie Lamb spent Sunday and
Monday in Augusta.
Pound packages of talcum pow
der for only 25 cents.
IL Ti m mons.
Mr. W. IL Dorn spent Sunday
and Monday at Clark's Hill with
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Nixon.
Full linc of men's gauze under
wear, just what yon need for this
Muka.?hy's Bargain House.
Mrs. Newton Loadholt, of Fair
fax, S. C., attended the funeral of
Mr. P. R. Wates, on Saturday
Miss Iris Hamilton is spending a
month at boine. The past season she
has held a position in the millinery
department with IL L. Gelzer, of
Mrs. O. B. Anderson-has returned
from a visit to relatives in Spartan
burg county. She was accompanied
by ber sister, Miss Erin Waldrop.
Full assortment of toilet articles
of all kinds. Cell to seo 'is before
supplying your needs.
A gentleman who bas recently
been over a large portion of the
county says Air. i>. B. Hollings
worth has the finest field of corn
that he has seen.
Thc Advertiser is pleased to an
nounce that John Fleming Marsh,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Marsh,
of Johnston, has been awarded the
scholarship iii the College of Ch ir
The August term of court will
convene on the ind Monday. The
Hon. J. W. DeVore will preside.
The jury will be drawn Thursday
of next week, the day of the state
campaign meeting at Edgefieid.
Mr. Lewis Jeffries has arrived to
spend the hummer here with Iiis pa
rents Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Jeffries.
He is taking a special course in
chemistry at thc University of
Revival meeting will begin in
Methodi-t church at Edgefieid first
Sunday in August, and at Trenton
third Sunday in August. Each meet
ing will continue between om- and
Miss Mary Bean Lewis of Meek
ing Street is spending this week at
the home ol* Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
Kinnaird. This sweet little girl IIKJ
many relatives in Edgefieid who ar-.,
delighted to seo her in our midst.
County Superintendent of Educa
tion W. W. F ii. Lr hcid the exami
nation for awarding the Clemson
scholarship last Friday. Three
young men. B. E. Franklin, Ru
dolph Strom and Julian Strother,
were examined, J. B. Reel, \Y. D.
Ouzts, Jr.,and Claude Lyon stood
thc Clemson entrance examination.
Miss Farnell Abney of Green
wood and .Miss Anita Todd ol
Sinipsouvillc are visiting Miss
Marion Blalock. They are a trio of
"sweet girl graduates," being mem
bers of thc class of i"l-j of the
Miss Ell?n Dun?vant Ls in Con
way visiting friends. She accepted
au invitation to act as bridesmaid
at the marriage of Miss Reba Du
sen berry of Conway which will taki
place to-day. Miss Filen and Miss
Dusenberry graduated from tin
College for Women in the same
Lady's and gents' oxfords at cost,
as we are overstocked i or the sea
Mukashy's Bargain House.
Mr. James DeVore announcesHri
this issue ilu.u he is a candidate foi
the office of county commissioner.
He has been a candidate for the po
sition before ami received a von
flattering vote. Mr. DeVore rs a
successful farmer of the Elmwood
section and if elected will pay the
same close attention to the publie
business as he does to his privait
New shipment of men's pants,
just what you will need for the pic
.Mukashy's Bargain House.
FOR SALK: A 15-horse power
Fairbanks-Morse special gasoline
engine. It is as good aa new and
will be sohl at a bargain.
J. lt. Cantelou.
Beautiful line of haily's ready-to
wear skirts. All colors, styles and
Mukashy's Bargain House.
Rub-My-Tisiu will cure you.
HOW USEFULNESS OF STOCKINGS
MAY BE PROLONGED.
Does Not Pay to Spend Much Time in
Mending Hosiery-Are Useful in
Making Rugs for the
In these halcyon days cf guaranteed
aosiery-at a very mod?rate price, too
-It can be said with emphasis that it
Joes not pay to spend much time
Jaming stockings. When they have
reilly begun to give out, the putting
ii a whole hour on a large heel hole
is . nothing less than wicked. The
sensible housenrofher prefers to put
by the ragged .socks and stockings
and to buy T.ow rather than to-spend
on prolonging the life ol' a couple of
pairs*for two more wearings the time
that would suffice ro make a new out
ing shirt or simple tailored waist.
But there is no need to throw old
Dlack stockings in the rag bag for
want of ways ro use thom. First ot
all, a well worn black sock is one of
the best things to be had for use iu
sponging, oh dark" clothes with house
hold ammonia or other cleaning il aid.
it leaves no light colored lint, and ls
soft and absorbent ro handle. A sup
ply should be always in some conven
ient place if the inen of the household
j Kaye a Way o? wearing black or dari:
J hine suits for everyday. t. . '
Woven ??"g carpet is no longer a
thing despised. Through the winter
"many hcitfe lovers return io the old
fashion of sewing carpet rags, to be
woven Into serviceable rugs for nur-j
sery and sitting room, as well as for ;
the furnishing o? tue 9ummer bunga- !
low. Tho feuch of black is most dosir- !
able to eot of? tho blighter stripes,)
md fer th;p purpose old black stock- i
Jugs cut around and round in spiral
fashion, or as an apple 13 peeled, to j
make u loni; strip, will be Sound use
ful-to the very toe.
One notaire housewife ur^es stock- j
ings in the mop that she polishes ]
floors ami wipes up with, as they aro i
f ofter than the mops usually sold, j
Wherefore, save the old stockings. I
Jctato water is good to take.mud
r.rj ?rom cloth.
A root-bound fern soon indicates its
condition by dropping fronds.
Sunflower seeds make better hail
than cheese for the mouse trap.
It is better to wipe off meat with a
wet cloth than te let water run over iL j
Jellied veal ran be deliciously sea- !
son ed with lemon juice and celery .
Equal parts of milk and lukewarm
water are excellent for sponging
palms. ''? . .' .. I
A pinch of borax in cooked starch ;
will nuiko the clothes stiffer and1
A bread pudding may be deliciouslj
flavored by a few slices oi candied
To place ferns upon the window sill .
menas their death, as they cannot live
in a cold draught.
Drici lemon peel sprinkled ovei
canis will destroy any disagreeable,'
odor in the house.
When blowing out. a candie, hold ii
high and.blow upward to koop thc
grease from running.
Hot biscuits, generously buttered
cad spread with currant ?oily arc de :
iicious served with game.
A hotter iron rci.1 than the ordirarj ;
metal stand is a firebrick, as it does
not cool the iron so rapidly. . j
Save all your apple paring&and pul
In crock or granito pan and coverv itl
water, let stand a few days, thet i
strain through a thin doth. A larg; '
soli, sack will do-and squeeze, Lui :
not hard enough so tile parings wt! :
co?iio through! Rinse all your syrui
pails ane: pitchers :?id put in UM
juice, or yon pan put in a little browz
Sjtgar. Then set where it is want,
and lot work. If you will have an: ;
mother Erora old vinegar put that in
but it will make Its' own mother. Th??
makes good vinegar and saves buying !
Potato Fa rel.
Peol six large potatoes, cut them ii
halves lengthwise and scoop out th?
centers, leaving' the sh?lls about one
half inch in thickness. Season twe
cups of chopped raw beef with om
tablespoonful of softened butter, cn,
tablespoon of tomato catsup, ono ten ?
spoon of minced parsley, one-half tea !
spoon of minced onion, one-half tea
spoon of salt and a few grain of pep '
per. Fill tho potato shelli, with tin ?
meat, sprinkle with buttered crunibi
and bolte with equal parts cf butteii
and hot water.
forge shipment of cul glass, ster
ling silver and jewelry by express.
Sterling silver io sets or single
pieces for weddings. Beautiful pim h
ho.wtf for each piece.
Ramsey & Jones.
Mmrntm il Hm
ii??juyLULiiu yd Har
Recent French Invention Tha
Gpans Greai Possibilities.
Photographs Can Se Sent by Tele
graph With Great Accuracy and
Some Speed Whenever Nec
essary Apparatus joists.
Paris.-It has been possible for
some time to send photographs by
wire with great accuracy and some
speed, wherever the necessary appa
ratus exists. Such transmission-has
for a year or so formed part of the
regular Paris service of an enterpris
in ; London journal. Suppose, however,
that*a reponer linds himself ai a
country tt-'agrr.ph station and desires
to send to his paper a picture ovf some
kind in connection with his story
portrait, or the photograph ,of some
building or locality. He is evidently
so better off than he would have been
a century ago. A recent process, how
ever, tl?e invention of a French en
gineer named Mortier, would r:r."cc lt
possible for him to send his picture
oyer gingie wire, with thc ai-; of the
ordinary telegraphic instruments-or
rather, it would enable him to tele
graph data from which the picture
could bc built up at tho receiving sta
tion. This process is described by R,
Bemm in La Nature, where wo read:
"Mortier's proceas requires neither
costly and delicate apparatus cor any
peculiar Hista?iation, nor a sp??cicl
v.ire. Ic will work anywhere, using
under normal conditions the existing
telegraphic plant, of the smallest lo
calities and without tho least inter
fcr'.uee with its ordinary administra
"What was necessary to obiain this
result? First io take up in a new
term or.e of tho original conception?
of Charles Cros. about 1SS9-thc tram;
latiou of images into a serio-j of num
bers, then to give to the symbolic
Elements That Way Combine to Form
the Human Face.
numerical text a forra that will make
lt transmissible by all telegraphs, with .
?r without wires. Finally, to elect a
typographic reconstruction of the ,
"Tho first thing to do is to cut the
I cturo up into tiny squares, each one :
3f which has the tone of the part of
fte image in which it is situated '
.vhich tone is represented by a con
ventional figure serving for its tele
gfrapbic transmission. Har this process, ?
ii'hlch has the inconvenience of being ?
slew and uncertain, has been happily j
replaced by -Mr. Mortier by the follow-,
iag, which nay bo called auionatki:
"The picture to be transmitted is
Erst printed In an enlarged forth sus- .
oeptible of easy analysis. This\ana
iytic print has two valuable prc pert ie:; :
-firsT., it is naturally cut up by a gril- :
l?ge of fine lines: secondly, _tue ?
squares do not appear as more or,
[33s gray or ira*:;; pa rent elements 1
whose tone cannot bc evaluate! :ni
.merically, nor as groups of points .
whose light value can be stated in j
numbers only after ?. iahorl.jus meas- .'
urcm?3Ct, but rathe* as black sri- ;
houettes against a v bite ground or vico :
t/erea, cf form? so diversified, as to .
embrace an extended scale of ?hades '
and so striking ab to bo identified at
sight. . ?
"These expressive figures arise spon
taneously in tho ccurro o' che manipu
lations, simple enough, that turn out
the analytic proof. L'y what artifices
has it been possible so to discipline ?
the actinic force of the light that it !
s.iull express its own tonalities in ;
characters mero discernible than fig- |
ures? .T'ue zoned cellular transpar-j
ency, a simple shod that bas been
placed in the printing frame between '
.the onginal negative and tho sensitive j
paper, before the printing of the ana- 1
lytlo proof, operates this'miracle by j
itself alone. At firsl -ti ~yj?jts trans- .
parent sheet snows a slmprPmarking ?
ia squares, but under th" microscopo j
the appearance of ?ho network gives j
pi:<ce to an arrangement of square
cells of complex structure which re- j
produce exactly the typical outlines ?
Df thc symbolic silhouettes of tho pre- ;
"After lite preparation of the print,
tho analysis 01* ic amounts to no moro
than the simplo reading of a page and
the jetties down of the figives in cr
Larrie assortment ol trunks, ba?rs,
suit cases eic, fl' '"'" ?'.TV'?'<> pri?es.
Ramsey cfc Jonas.
ST&P??1 S3 I Ki Af ? jp (QC
We have anything you want in a"
nice Run-a-bout in several makes
Wilson & Cantelou.
Large stOoK of wire screen doors '
and windows just received.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Fresh, shipment of Harris Li th ia ?
Water and Ginger Ale, at
Full stock of matting and mat
ting art squares, all. new and up-to
date patterns. Full stock of rugs
iud art squares.
Ramsey & Jones.
We are now representing Tyson
& .Tunes Buggy Co. You know
what their buggies are.
Wilson & Cantelou.
Our prices on wire screen doors
ami windows is very reasonable.
?See us before buying.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Summer hats at nearly half theil
rea' value. Just a few pretty ones
to seiect from.
Thc Corner .Store.
For the halar.ee of the season wre
willgive cut prives on men's low
5 or 6 doses 666 will break anet/
case ul* Chills cc Fever: it acts ot.
the liver better than Calomel, any
dur?, noi gripe or si.-ken. ?5c.
np suits i'> order of tine
woolen?, perfect lit. Also ready
made clothes, all wool ?10 up.Wash,
suits ?1 up. Write F. G. MKK
TINS, Augusta, Ga.
Yielding to the urgent request ot
friends ? will .".Lair: hold my annual
barbecue ?'.: Tuesday, July -Jt?rd.
Dinner will he provided as usual.
Good music will be sup; lied by
livrd-Gi ifiis hand. Good order will
prevail. The public invited.
J. J. GrtfnV.
-What Makes IA Woman?
One hundred and twenty pounds,
more or less, of bone arid muscle
. lo.n't make a woman. Its a good
foundation. Put into it. health amt
. trength and she may rule a king
dom, lint that's just whit Electric
.litters jrave her. Thousands bless
?ne?n cor overcomine fainting and
dizzy spells and for dispelling weak
ness, nervousness, backache and
tired, listless, worn out feeling.
Lied ric il ?tiers have done me a
world of good, writes Eliza Pool,
Depew, Okla., "'and 1 thank you,
with ail my heart, for making such
a good medicine." (July 50c. Guar
anteed by Penn & Holstein, W F
Ly ucl) ifc Co.
Uncle Fennyv.i.2 csys:
It rnake? a v ite purty sore to wr';e
for money and get P.O? liing hack but
a hard luck poker story.
Ali Or?manca* Declaring Certain Slot Lla
. 15.. it ordained hy the Town Council
of thc town <>f EMgefieid, ri. C. and by
authority of tin- same:
Section :. That it shall be unlawful
for any nerson within thc corporate
limits of the town of Edgefield, S. C.
to have or keep on his premises or op
erated within said corporate limits of
; ait! tow ii any slot machine of what
ever .: i; ?e or kind, except automatic
weighing, measuring, musical and
vending machines which are so con
structed as lo give a certain, uniform
and fair return in value for each coin
deposited therein and in which there is
no el. ?nene of chan *e whatever.
Section 2, That nuy person whorm'o
< \. r who shall violate any of the pro
visi ! s of section one of this ordinance
shall upon conviction liefere the town
council'o? sai:! town, be fine<? in the
: un. .-i' not less than twenty dollars nor
tore than one nundred ($106.00) dol
1 irs cr he imprisoned not less than ten
nor more than thirty days.
Done and ratified this 25th day of
/am- A. D. 1912.
.1. ti. Edwards,
Mayor town of Edgefield, S. C.
A TT KS r:
W. C. Lynch.
Acting cl'k and treas, of Council.
Lcnron's Fir.linn Colony.
The j;-!!!:::: in London, England,
aro sufficient of thrrm-etves to form a
large town. There ?no ::s many aa
14,000, about 2,000 of whom are ice
crm". venders and 1,000 orsm-grind
ers. The other 11.000 are culelly en
gaged ns plaster bust seller;?, :irtists'
models, cooks, valets, teachers, artists,
restaurant: and hotel keepers, Hud so
C;:c!:e Fro-*. ?Tvrcrrsrc?.
("Say, Ve-), what is meant by irtttng
well enough nlene?" "A geo.1. e::ampie
cf lt i.- v.h< .> an unmarried roan just
continues ro remain single "-Pillia