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The J. Willie Levy Comp'y.
Extends a fall time welcome to our friends and an
nounce the opening of the best and newest ideas in
fall suits, overcoats, hats and furnishings for young
men and boys.
For the ladies we have just placed on display the
brightest and most up-to-date ideas in ready-to-wear
suits, cloaks, waists and odd skirts.
Call and make our store your headquarters while in
Augusta. Waiting and resting room for the ladies.
Henry B. Garrett
Van Holt Garrett
Frank A. Calhoun
Garrett & CaBhoun
Cor. Reynolds and &th Sts. AllgUSta, Ga.
We solicit shipments of your cotton. ^
Quick results and prompt returns. x.
E. J. NORRIS, Agent
Edgefield, South Carolina
Representing the HOME INSURANCE
COMPANY, of New York, and the old
HARTFORD, of Hartford, Connecticut.
The HOME has a greater Capital and
Surplus combined than any other
The HARTFORD is the leading com
pany of the World, doing a greater
Fire business than any other Co.
See Insurance Reports
"HAS THE STRENGTH OF GIBRALTAR."
E. J. Norris,
FIRE AND UFE INSURANCE.
Stewart & Kernaghan
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
General insurance Agen ey
I beg to annouuee to my friends and the public
generally that 1 have re-entered the fire insurance
business, and am in a position to place any business
intrusted to me with a due and proper regard for
the confidence placed in me by my patrous.
I also represen: one of the lending Life and Acci
dent Health companies. Respectfully soliciting a
share of your business and with appreciation ot
past kindnesses shown me, I am, truly yours,
C. A. Griffin,
Rear of N. G. Evans, Esq .
EYE TALK NO. 4
The difference between a peni
tentiary and a palace is largely a
matter of detail.
Both ure designed for human hab
itation and serve equally well tc
protect the inmates from the ele
But ont in ? 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 ever\
detail of adjustment is essential to
safety and comfort.
YOUR EYES ARE WORTH A
CORRECTLY FITTED PAIR
GEO. F. MIMS,
Optician, Edgefield, S.C.
Go to see
Before insuring elsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
Marling & Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
. V. A. Hemstreet g
? Knives, Pistols, Etc.
f| 655 Broad
g Near Ga. R. R. Bank g
ruht Saw, Lathe and Shin
ile Mills, Ku^ines. Boilers.
Supplies and repairs. Porta
ile , Steam and Gasoline Kn
cines. Saw Teeth. Files. Bell;
nd Pipes. WOOD SAWS
Gins and Press Repairs.
'I rv LOMBARD,
I?? It's nor. the clot In 2?3
5!2 hat makes the man Kg
Bia L's the man th. SjS
BS-nakes the clothes t< ?!?
S!2 it, at prices lo suit tin sis
Old . ?Sin
?a pocket. SI3
SjS When it comes to that w
jjjjj *e it.
IIS , Wh? n jt cornes to prie
5?p-? it and workmanship we ai
RS hem also. We are on
?j* :orner ot' satisfaction and j
ai?, ?ce streets, opposite dep
?>2 Vatch for display at ;
5J3 :ounty fair.
0. P. Bright
Union of America
Mattera sf Especia] Moment to
the Progressive Agriculturist
?very little acre bas a climate all
All too many men leave their wives
1B a widow.
The hoat springs will not soak out
Wild oats should be plowed under
before they bloome
The man who poses and reposes
will get few posies.
There are tricks In all trades but
that of the politician.
Purk production in the south has a
most inviting future.
A grouch and bad health nearly al
ways travel together.
Life's Bhadows are certain proofs
that the sun still ia shining.
The rise of the cotto?- boll weevil
is laid to the killing of the quail.
It is better to promote ti good cause
than to be promoted in a bRd one.
There is no "unskilled labor," but
there are a lot of unskilled laborers.
He who knows when to let go has
learned one of thc secrets ot success.
The man who lives game usually
does not warry about the dying part
In order for a man to keep in lf?n
IVis not necessary that he be trimmed
Ricaes may be a burden, bu? few
of ^is are willing to kick at a burden
of that kind.
About one-half the egg business
of Denmark is handled by co-operative
Some men get rich on farms and
others fail. The reason? Some farm
systematically and some do not.
The grumble is the father of the
growl nnd the grandfather of the
grouch-and who loves a grouch?
Laughter promotes digestion, guud
health, peace of mind, spreads cheer
fulness as a deadly enemy of the
EDUCATION FOR THE FARMER
Department of Agriculture Distributes
Thousands of Publicauons on
Men who were farmers fifteen years
ago. but who have become city busi
ness mon, would find a vast change In
the methods of tilling the soil and
raising crops were they to retun. to
?heir original way of earning a liveli
hood. Farming methods have under
done a wonderful transformation.
Many labor-saving devices have been
'nvented, new ways of dealing with
-parasites have been discovered, in
tensive farming is in vogue, and fhe
sys: em of rotating crops is In force.
The farmer cf fifteen years ago would
find today that planting and growing
and doctoring are on a more scientific
basis, and that profits are more cer
tain and regular. While the knowl
edge of successful experiments was
circulated from farmer by word of
mouth in the old days, new education
al forces are now at work, says the
Washington Post. Probably the great
est of these is the department of ag
riculture. From a statement JUP*. Is
sued, lt appears that nearly 200,000,
000 publications of all kinds have been
printed and distributed since Secre
tary Wilson assumed control. More
than half that number has been cir
culated in the last five yearn. Four
hundred and fifty different pamphlets,
discussing subjects of special interest
to farmers and expressed in terms un
derstood by all, have been Issued, and
$4.000.'?00 copies have been placed i TI
the hands of applicants, mostly farm
ers. who had need of the Information
they contained; and nf these more
than 39.GOO.CnO were distributed with
in the last five yen rs. The magnitud*
of this work of disseminating the in
formation PO earnestly sought and so
carefully verified is only measurable
by the immense advance of scientific
agricultural knowledge and practice
by the progressive farmers of the
country, lt has cost many thousands
of dollars to issue all the pamphlet!
and documents of various kinds, btr
Inasmuch as millions of dei la rs havi
bf cn Baved to the farmers, the invest
ment has been a very profit ?ule one.
A little observation will prove to any
one that a great change for the better
might be made in the pastures of this
country. There are many farmer?
who are not getting what they ought
to from this part of their ?and. One
of the worst features about the pas
ture is the uso which many are male
ing of th.e feed by feeding hoiking but
Difference in Butter.
The only difference between butter
that is worth :!:> cents per pound and
butter thal is worth 5 cents per pound
is the intelligence of the producer and
manufacturer. It takes the same kind
of raw product for Loth.
Chickens in the Garden.
The one time when chickens may be
admitted to the garden is when lhere
.se asparagus beetles to be destroyed,
i tin- sanio way, the services o? a
duck* should be obtained to elim
Flagged Train With Shirt
Tearing bib shirt from his back
an Ohio man nagged a train and
saved it from a wreck, but H T
Alston, Raleigh, N. C., once pre
vented a wreck with Electric Hit
ters. "I was in a terrible plight
when I began to use them," he
writes, "my stomach, head, back
and kidneys were all badly affected
.ind my liver ivas in bad condition,
but four bottles of Electric Bittere
made rae feel like a new man." A
trial will convince you of theil
matchless merit for any stomach,
liver or kidney trouble. Price 5U<
it Penn & Holstein's, VV E Lynch
KEEP IN PERFECT HEALTH.
Ton owe it to yourself, yonr family and
your work to keep in the best possible con
dition. If you have strong, ready musclev
-rich, heathy blood.and a clear brain, you
can do more and better work and reaNj
live, and enjoy living and be a blessing to
those you love.
Much of the eternal grouch and many
of the aches and pains you see every dav
are caused directly by a lazy, torpid, over
worked liver, and all of that may be abso
lutely cured by R. L. T. (Richardson's
Laxative Tonic). One fifty-cent or dollar
bottle of this magnificent tonic will prove
to you that it is the finest laxative and the
quickest strength building tonic ever of
fered sick, suffering humanity. Get a bot
tle from your druggist today, and keep it
always in the family medicine chest reudy
to put the Liver right in one night or cure
malorlu, constipation, or bilious fevers in
the bhortest possible time. If not on sale
in your town, write R. L. T. Co., Ander
son, S. C. '
LB ?""^1 " 0
A Perfect Tonic
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sister's KEW INTERNATIONAL Dictionary,
(, J. f. C. Merriam Co., Springfield, Mass.)
sornassei th: o!d International as much as tbat
book exceeded its predecessor. On the o*J
foundation a new superstructure has been buili.
The r*.-.onstruclion har been carried cailircuj
trary yrars by a large force of trained workers,
ander t!-.c supervision of Dr. Y.\ T. (Jams,
hmer United States Commissioner of Educa
?ion, av ! re'euforced by maty eminent fpet?J
its. Tiic definitions have been rearranged cai
spl&ed. Thc cumber cf terms denned
.ca nr.re than doubled. The eSycolerj,
yaorrnnj, prononciation, have received y-i
pr-:-:;: scholar!? khor. Thc lan^ua-je c',
I?j*??-h literature fer over ssvea centuries, :!.?
tornlnclcgy t-e arts aud sciences, n.'d ll:t
evcry-day speech cf stree'., r&op, a::? hecse
ho?J, r.:-? presented willi failaeec v.-.i c!*arac<5.
In I'M cf vocabulary, h richness of corr:::.'
icfor.-.:r.'.iir., ^.::? ?.- convenience cf car.c"'.'.^
tion, llie boc!: SL!J a ."tv/ ur.rlc in leiicojpmpby.
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PROEESS3 ONA T,
DR. J. S- BYRD,
OFFICE OVER FOSTOFilCE.
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
A r. CORLE Y, Surgeon
:tt Trenton on Wednesdays.
Crown and Bridge werk ;i
James A. Dobev.
Johnston, S. C.
FFICE OVER JOHNSTON DRUG CO.
PROGRESSIVENESS IN SOTTrt
Dr. Maurie? F. Egan, Minister tai
Denmark, Relate His Views of the '
Farmer? of Dixie.
A new -solution for the high cost off
living problem hoe been found* by Dr.;
Maurice Francia Egan, American mte
iater to Denmark, after a month's]
Journey through the Eouth. Mr. Egan)
waa Invited to make the trip by tfcet
Southern Commercial Congress, tai
order to lecture on farming in "Dixie."1
Mr. Egan's opinion of tb? farmer]
of the states he visited is not very!
flattering, but he declares that they*
are rapidly advancing, and In th?
course of time "will be on a par, Inj
so far as efficient conservation off
crops ls concerned, with the ruralitesj
of Denmark." To a newspaper repren
sentative Mr. Egan said: i
*The Dauish farmers are an inteUi-'
gent class of persons and devote all
their timo to close study of their soil)
and how to improve its Income. Theyi
are all members of the Co-operative
Society, which, to my mind, is tho
solution of the high cost of living
problem. Such a society does away*
absolutely with the middleman, and:
In addition to reducing the price of1
the commodity to the consumer, yields
a larger profit to the producer.
"Denmark is^ purely an agricultural
country. There are no industries and
no minerals, therefore, the people
must turn their attention to earn their
living by agricultural pursuits. They
nave their choice between conserving
heir soil and emigrating, and they
have chosen the former with all the
patriotism worthy of good Danes.
"An opinion I formed on my trip
may surprise the majority of your
-eaders, but I am convinced that It is
i fact. I believe that the farming
p.puntry of the southern states fe more
adapted to the production of butter,
"egf? unrf hnpon than ft ls for tho rals
!ng of cotton and tobacco.
"Denmark farmers get every inch
of fertility out "of their soil, while
American farmers do not. One Mis-i
sissippi fnrmer told me that he had1
exhausted' three farms, and would*
igaln move as soon ns the one he is
now tilling is exhausted. Dermark
'armers are educated and do not 'ex
haust" their soil. They believe Int
rotation of crops. A specialist visits
each f.irmer every eighteen months
and explains the workings of th?
"The southern farmers are showing
a great Interest in conservation, and
ire becoming more open-minded.
They are ever ready to receive sug
gestions which will enable them to
profit most., and should be. It 1?
bathetic to note that these men. who
live cn the most beautiful and fertile1
soil In the world, do not realize their
advantages. There the cattle could
.--raze al! the year round. As it is,
the feeding of live stock is much neg
"The key that will release them
from their handicap ls found In tho
co-operktive system and education."
Assurance of Farm.
There ls nothing like the farm
when hard times come knocking at
tho door. There may not be much
mcney going in seasons of stress, but
there is always the assurance of a
full table, a roof over one's head and
no fear of an evicting landlord. .
The man who provides himself with
everything new and useful In the way
of labor-saving machinery may be a
good farmer but he is a poor citizen
and falls far short of his duty if he
fails to provide equal facilities to help
his wife in her share of the work.
Thinker I? a Winner.
The farmer may not have as much
time to read as would be good for
him. but he Las plenty of time to
think. Ana the thinking farmer, tl
he thinks along rieht lines and backs
his thought with his muscle, is a sure
Economy may also be practleed by
several poultrymen in one locality
co-operating and buying their grain in
cnrload or half carload lots, direct
from the miller: in this way saving
the profits of the local grain dealer. .
Kindness Never Lost.
Kindness to animals as well as to
humans is never lost. It ennobles th?v
nature of the giver, whether there bn
an immediate or a visible return or
not. Usually It does Its work unseen?
Advantage of Co-Operation.
One advantage of co-operative dalry
improvement associations, says Prof.
Hayden, is thnt proved bulls can To t
passed from one herd to another. An
other ls that money can bo saved by
Developing Milkers. *
A breed of milking Shorthorns 1a
being devfcloped by a Minnesota asso-r
elation of farmers co-operating with
their state ?ind national agricultural7
experiment stations. >T
Best Looking Farms. ,!k
The best looking farms, that ls. the"^
farms that have the best bornes andff
stables, are usually farms that loofco
to the dalry cow for the larger park ,
of the revenue.