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Third Week's Report Hook
Dispensary, Bdgefielch No. ex
amined, 23; infected, 5; not infect
ed, 15; doubtful, 2.
Trenton: No. examined, 40; in
fected, 23; not infected, 15; doubt
Johnston: No. examined, 95; in
fected, 29; not infected, 64; doubt
Red Hill: No. examined, 58; in
fected 18; not infected, 39; doubtful,
Parksville: No. examined, 19;
infected, 4; not infected, 15; doubt
Card of Thanks.
The kindness that ha^ been show
-ered upon us during our misfortune,
the recent loss of my home by fire,
has been so spontaneous and over
whelming that we can not find
words to express the sincere grati
tude of our hearts. Our neighbors
and friends, both far and near, have
flooded us with kind attentions and
material aid that has been of the
greatest assistance to us during the
trying experience through which
we have passed. Some day we hope
to be able to return some of the
kindness so generously bestowed
upon ns by our many friends. Our
iearts have been deeply touched by
these manifestions of friendship.
John V. Cooper.
North Augusta, S. C.
The Episcopal Bazaar.
(Written for the Advertiser.)
The ladies of the Episcopal
.church are busy getting ready and
planning for their bazaar which
they have decided to have on De
-cember the 6th. A great many
beautiful articles of fancy work
have been made, and the ladies are
busily engaged in making others.
These good ladies are endeavoring
to have a better bazaar than they
have ever had and from the amount
of fancy work already on hand,
they hope that other expectations
will be realized. A doll booth will
be added this year, and it is hoped
that all mothers and children who
wish to purchase dolls will do so at
this booth. Each doll is being
oarefully and beautifully dressed,
most of them by hand.
A delicious lunch will be served
with coffee during the day and eve
Third Week's Jury.
Tillman Carver, Wards; P B
Stone, Red Hill; J 6 Roper, Meri
wether; H W Dobey, Piokens; A R
Nicholson, Moss; Jesse Franklin,
Wards; J M Yonce, Trenton; Sher
man Floyd, Meriwether; Ben Sulli
van, Wise; A L Shaffer, Meeting
Street; Sam Agner, Red Hill; S W
Gardner, Ropers; W W Banks,
Plum Branch; T E Lamb, Wise; G
B Timmerman, Elmwood; W T
Reel, Moss; J C Harvley, Modoc;
Willie Freeland, Plum Branch; Lu
ther Lott, Wards; J J Padgett,
Meeting Street; L G Watson, Tren
ton; C E Cogburn, Meeting Street;
AS J Talbert, Red Hill; W L
Dunovant, Wise; C A Nicholson,
Meeting Street; P F Ryan, Wise;
WL Reynolds, Plum Branch; W
W Satoher, Johnston; A G Cheat
ham, Hibler; BRQuarles, Pickens;
W J Harling, Colliers; J P Hagood,
Pleasant Lane; C E May, Pickens.
Cemetery Association? Commit
The following committees have
.been appointed by the Cemetery
Association to assist with the din
vner served at the fair November 13,
Dinner committee: Mrs. C. E.
May, chairman, Mrs. J. D. Hol
stein, Mrs. W. P. Calhoun, Mrs.
D. B. Hollingsworth, Mies Mary
Abney, Mrs. Bettis Cantelou, Mrs.
Abner Broadwater, Mrs. T. H.
Rainsford, Mrs. Milton Jones, Mrs.
O. P. Bright, Mrs. Will Hart, Miss
Lunch committee: Mrs. B. E.
"Nicholson, Mrs. Maggie Hill, Mrs.
R. A. Wash.
Oyster committee: Mrs; J. E.
Hart, Mrs. Manly Timmons.
Coffee committee: Mrs. Ida Shep
pard, Mrs. Martha Barker, Mrs.
These ladies are requested' to ap
ply to the chairman for entrance
-badges into the fair grounds.
Master of Oratory.
Gov. Vardaman has a remarkable
vocabulary and bursts into poetry
and pathos with a facile power that
impresses memory's tablets. His
spontaneous similes and his rapid
flights from the humorous to the se
rious are absorbing and his words
are trenchant and yet spoken with
snoh grace that the hearer is carried
aloft to the speaker's conclusions
and this with a degree of intensity
that is magnetic. The speaker does
not deliver a cut-and-dried speeoh,
but is so full of his subjeot that his
oration is a consecutive argument
with every conclusion logical. He
is not bitter. His speech sounds
muoh different than his written
words would indicate. He is a mas
ter of oratory and he knows his sub
ject from alpha to omega. The ap
plause elicited last night was ample
manifestation of the admiration o
the hearers. Those who missed the
lecture missed a treat.-San Angelo
(Tex.) Daily Standard.
National Campaign Fund.
While more than $10,000 have
been contributed by South Caroli
na to the national Democratic cam
paign fund, the people of Edgefield
county have thus far contributed
but a very small portion of this
amount. Why this indifference?
Usually Edgefield is found in the
front rank of every worthy enter
prise. Surely they will yet redeem
themselves during the 20 days that
remain before the election on No
vember 5. Up to this time The Ad
vertiser has received the sum of
$43 which has been duly acknowl
edged and we are pleased to report
the following contributions that
have been received since last list
of donors was published:
WW Adams, $1.00
Dr. R A Marsh, LOO
Thos. H. Rainsford, 1.00
S T Hughes, 2.00
R C Padgett, 1.00
Ramsey & Jones, 1.00
R S Anderson, 50
Amount Previously acknowledg
The vote for attorney general was
very light in the county yesterday.
Owing to lack of interest it has
been impossible to secure full re
turns. Reports from 13 boxes oct
of 20 give J. F. Lyon 452 and T.
H. Peeples 204. According to the
latest reports from Columbia Mr.
Peeples was leading by 2,000 and
will probably be elected.
"Dealing With Evil-Doers."
The following sermon was
preached by Dr. M. D. Jeffries at
the Baptist/church Sunday evening,
October 6, his subject being "Deal
ing With Evil-doers."
"Every transgression and disobe
dience received a just recompense of
reward." Hebrews 2:2. That is a
law of nature and of God- The
idea as to evil is very vague in the
minds of most individuals and com
munities; and even the officers of
the law have hazy views on the subr
ject. A young man in a magazine
article on "Experiences in a State ,
prison," who had been committing
felony, said he scarcely realized it
until he was in the grip of the
law. Wrong is that which hurts
self, others or God. Very early the
little child is a wrong-doer, as it
deceives, lies or steals, and the pa
rent who treats the matter lightly is
an evil-doer. The person who does
not make the best of self, or who
injures seit by bad habits is an
evil-doer. When we wrong one
another by avaricious greed, op
pression of those whom we can op
press, by drunkenness or
gambling, by leading the youth in
to evil, by arraying class against
class or corrupting politics we are
evil-doers in the community. That
man is an evil-doer against God
who neglects to serve Him or
wrongs his fellowman or himself.
There are evils everywhere re
cognized, as the violation of the ten
commandments. I .ejoice in the
new postoffice order closing certain
offices on Sunday, so giving the
hosts of employees a day of rest
and to the Lord the time he de
mands at the hands of his people.
The man who kills or steals is every
where regarded as an evil-doer. But
there are evils which only come to
be recognized as evil as the practice
goes on. Seventy-five years ago
slavery was regarded as highly
proper and 40 years ago lotteries
were in high favor. We have seen
the evil of these and suppressed
them. Thirty years ago the com
binations of capital was a blessing
to tlie land; now we are applying
the anti-trust law, because the ava
rice of men has made the combina
tion of capital to be a curse. A
century ago alcoholic liquors were
made and used without restraint;
forty years ago every side-board
and new-year's reception had its
wines and liquors. But drunken
ness gre .v and what was done even
with impunity in the high strata
of sooiety brought a curse in the
iower. People said we must regu-'
late the ??ale of liquors. But regu
lation does not regulate; nothing
regulates the liquor dealer; it be
came an awful evil. So to-day we
are putting it out.
The same is going to be as to
gambling; it has grown such a fruit
age at the racetrack, with its wild
crowds of gambling men, women
and children that the states are sup
pressing it. This is an age of
gambling; but parlors which to-day
promote gambling are going to kick
! it out, for the sake of their sons
j and daughters and became what is
done in the parlors will be done in
the kitchens and dens. May, our
people see the evil before the Devil
shall have taken his awful toll of
See the respectable evil-doers;
the perverse, disobedient child, the
unfaithful husband, the rackless, sel
fish wife, unwilling to bear the
burdens which her position may
Evil-doers must be dealt with.
The nation spends 70 per cent, of
its income in dealing with war, past,
present and possible. Much of man's
energy must be so used in prevent
ing, curing or punishing evil. The
battle is on, in self, our home
and our community.
God deals with the evil-doer. In
Deuteronomy 27th chapter he tells
Israel that he will bless if they do
right and curse if they go wrong.
Men defy the law and public senti
ment, and by and by God takes a
hand. Mr. Moody used to nay that
any man who sells liquor will find
himself under the curse of God
within 20 years. The man who has
killed and defied will feel after
awhile,as the body grows weak and
disease get holds of him, that God
is taking a hand. The community
must deal with evil-doers; the si
lent courthouse and sworn officer are
among us for that purpose; public
sentiment must condemn the evil
doer. The home mast deal with
the evil-doer and begin early. The
child's life is given its bent before
it is two years old, when it learns to
We punish evil-doers to reform
them, to save the community and to
punish sins. The idea of punish
ment used to be all; now we talk
only of reform. Sin carries the
idea of punishment; don't let us for
get that. . *
In this free land of ours we break
down in our ways of dealing with
the evil-doer. No greater curse
than the non-administration of law.
General Grant said che way to get
rid of a bad law is to enforce jit.
Pity the parent who is always prom
ising his children that he will pun
ish wrong-doing and always put it
off; oe the school where there are no
penalties for wrong. The shame,
on our land to-day that men will ac
cept office which requires them to
enforce the laws which they do not
believe in. I said we had develop
ed evils, only recognized in the last
half century; viz: Men intent on
in school i
making money out of liquor selling
and gambling. Laws have been
made against these greedy sharks,
communities and states have voted
them out and made laws against
them. Now men will accept office
and swear to administer these laws,
when they must either go against
their own consciences in enforoing
the law or make of themselves vile
perjurers, condemned by God and
man, in refueing to enforce the law.
So too the law as to concealed
weapons. These false-swearers are
found all over the land; what shall
they say at God's judgment bar?
Evil-doers need to be dealt with
firmly. The city of Louisville, Ky.
was shocked, some years ago, by
the news that two faithful police
men had been oat to deith by a
reckless fellow, whom they had
gone to arrest, in answer to the
cries of a poor defiled woman whom
he was beating. He had been ar
rested many times before but always
went free, as he was a friend of the
chief of police, Now two officers
are slain and he hanged because the
chief officer did not deal firmly with
the evil-doer. It is often so in the
home, the school and the communi
ty. Deal mercifully with evil-do
ers. Justice and mercy are not op
posites, they are one. It is oruel
to all conoerned not to punish the
So often so-called mercy in the
administration of the law is like
Governor Bob Taylor's story-gov
ernor Taylor of Tennessee had a
reputation himself for pardons.
An old negro woman came to ask
for the pardon of her no-account
husband. The governor asked what
her husband had been sent to the
penitentiary for. She said "fur
stealin' meat." But if I turn him
'out, said the governor, he will do
something elsa. Yes, marse gover
nor, but we'se out of meat." That
seems to be the kind of idea of mer
oy toward evil-doers, which many
people have and many of them
sworn officers of the law. Even
repentance carries with it punish
ment; how keen is the suffering of
true repentance, and there is no
pardon without repentance and
change of life. The effort at prison
reform and indeterminate sentence
is good, and carries with it the
idea of justice and therefore of mer
cy to all concerned.
vvil-doers must be dealt with by
God and man, faithfully, firmly,
mercifully. God pity the home,
the community, the town, the state,
shoes> any Jd:
>es for ladies
i. CaU in and
the nation, where this is not done.
Notice of Executrix
Sale of Land.
By virtue of the power conferred
upon me, in and by the Will of the
late Mrs. Carolina E. Williams, I
will sell at public out-cry, at Edge
field, S. C., on the 1st Monday in
November, 1912, during the legal
hours of sale, all of that tract of
land, containing 95 and 57-100
acres, being a portion of the home
place of the said Mrs. Caroline E.
Williams-deceased, and bounded
by part of said home place, by land
of Mrs. Susan D. Strom, Mrs. J.
C. Maysor and by land of Milton
and Harvard Walker.
This land is situate 'about six
miles from the Town of Edgefield,
and is well timbered and adapted
to all crops grown in this sec
Terms of Sale: One-half cash and
the balance on a credit of one year,
with interest from date of sale, the
credit portion to be secured by the
bond and mortgage of the purchas
er, said bond and mortgage to pro
vide for ten per cent, attorneys fees,
if collected through an Attorney.
Mrs. M. Victoria Hart,
We are still selling the celebrated
Studebaker wagon. The best yet,
Wilson & Cantelou.
I to fit every girl or boy
nd, any size, any pricea
, misses and men are
. see our line and prices
STRESS OR MISS