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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
WEDNESDAY, FEERUARY 5. 1913
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Sallie Dunovant is visiting
relatives in Georgetown.
Mr. C. M. Mellicharnp camedowi
and spent Saturday and Sunday
?with his mother and sister.
Mr. R. T. Hill has gone to Co
lumhia to enter the employment ol
the Southern railroad.
Mr. John Hollingsworth has ac
cepted a position in Atlanta. Hi?
Edgefield friends wish him well ii
his new field.
Married, Saturday afternoon,
February 1, by Rev. P. P. Blalock
Mr. Charlie Wood and Mi*s Ma;
Alioe Bodie, at the home of thc
Mies Kate Samuel left Mondax
to spend several weeks in New
York to study spring styles and to
assist Mr. Turner in purchasing
spring millinery for his two stores.
Shall the successor to the S. C.
CI be a high school or a boarding
school? This is the question which
is perplexing many parents Lu Edge
field at this time.
Mr. B. L. Holston returned from
Atlanta Saturday, where he pur
chased another lot of horses and
mules. They can be seen athis home
in western Edgefield.
Mr. T. B. Lanham is greatly en
joying the sunny south. He receiv
ed a letter from Mrs. Lanham yes
terday in which she said the ther
mometer stood at zero in Medina
The county treasurer's office will
close March 15, and he has enough
work to keep him busy every mo
ment between now and then. Come
forward, pay your tax and avoid
Everybody speaks of the fine
prospect for a large yield of oats.
Unless some unusual disaster be
falls the crop hundreds of farmers
.will be independent of the western
corn grower early in May.
Probably a score or more resi
dences have been painted in Edge
field during the past 90 days, which
has greatly improved the general
appearance of the old town. Let the
good work go on.
Having completed her mid-session
examinations. Miss Elizabeth Rains
ford came home from the College
for Women to spend several days,
returning to Columbia Monday
Edgefield merchants are already
selling seacoast cabbage plants by
the thousands, which means that
much attention is being given to
early gardens in this vicinity. As
soon as the soil is in proper condi
tion many seed will be planted in
Dr. R. A. Marsh has greatly im
proved his home on Main street. In
addition to having considerable re
pairs made, he has the residence
painted inside and out. The entire
premises now present the appear
ance of being entirely new.
The Southern railway oorapany
has recently had the depot wired.
The office, platform and waiting!
rooms are brilliantly lighted at j
night by electricity. Instead of be
ing one of the darkest places in
town, the depot is now one of the
most brilliantly lighted places.
Thanks to the Southern.
Those who have attended the
Oom Exposition are amased at its
size and scope, and would cot have
missed the opportunity for any
reasonable sum. There is yet time
in which to tro if you have not al
ready attended. Do not let the op
portunity pass. It in not probable
that another corn exposition will be
held in South Carolina for a genera
Mr. James B. Kennerly came in
off the road to spend Saturday and
Sunday at home. It was reported
that he had sever jd bia business re
lations with the lartre Cliicago house
and had made a contract with shoe;
manufacturers in Atlanta. This is a
mistake, as he ba? renewed his
chicago contract for another year.
Mr. Kennerly has made a success
on the road and is pleased wirb the!
outlook for 1913.
We al ways carry alarie assort
ment of fresh cakes and crackers;
from the National Biscuit Com-1
pany. - ,
Timtnons it Morgan.
Mr Hugh Buist of Greenville iu
here visiting his sister, Mrs. E. B.
A special sale of women's fine
shoes is on at the Corner store.
Prices have been cut from $2, $2.50,
$3 and $3.50 to $1.69. See the Cor
ner Store's new advertisement in
Full line of house paints of all
;inds. Get our prices before buy
Timmons d' Morgan.
Mrs. Oscar LaBorde of Columbia
has '.?cen a welcomed visitor to
Kdirefield, havintr spent several
days with ber parents Mr. and Mrs.
VV. L. Du novan t.
"Use your eyes. Don't abuse
them. If it hurts them to read
have them properly titted with
Geo. F. Mims.
Mr. G. B. Addison of Oneca,
Fla., has been spending the past
week here with his brother and sis
ter, Mr. John L. Addison and Miss
Miss Annie Darlington of Wa?h
incton, D. C., will arrive to morrow
Lo be the guest of Mrs. Mamie Till
man. She i* a daughter of the Hon.
J. J. Darlington, one of the leading
attorneys in Washington.
Now is the time to put out onion
iets. We can furnish you with
Timmons & Morgan.
The editor of The Advertiser, the
Korn Krank of the Kounty.
will attend the corn exposition to
morrow, and will inspect corn, han
dle corn, buy corn and talk corn
lo everything in fact except drink
What will we do for a good
jchool next session? This is the
question that is being asked by
?very public spirited citizen in
Edgefield. Attend the mass meet
ng Friday afternoon and help solve
There was only one sale of real es
;ate at public outcry Monday. One
iwentieth interest in 350 acres, J.
W. Miller, plaintiff, against George
md C. C. Fuller, defendants, was
nought by Sheppard Bros., attor
leys, for the sum of $105. The
lew sheriff. Mr. W. R. Swearingen,
jonducted the sale with the case of
i veteran officer.
Auditor J. R. Tiramerman has
?ompleted his tour of the county
ror the purpose of receiving tax re
urns, and report? that about the
isual number, which is only a small
Der cent, of the taxpayers, made re
urns. He will be in his office to
.eceive returns up to the night of
he 20th of February. After that
late the law distinctly says a penal
ly must be added to all property not
Mr. P. M. Markeri was in town
yesterday on business and told The
Advertiser's representative briefly
)f the construction of the enormous
lam across the Savannah by the
Georgia-Carolina Power company.
Having accepted Mr. Markert's in
vitation to visit his home early in
March in order to see this colossal
indertakin?; in person, we will give
i write-up at some length for the
benefit of The Advertiser's readers.
Purchased Gasoline Engine.
Our good friend George Quarles
is netting a new pace for his Red
Hill neighbors. He came to Edge
field yesterday and purchased a
four-horse power gasoline engine
and wood sawing outfit from Messrs.
Steward & Kernaghan. Mr. Quarles
says labor ?sjscarce in section and
that he will make the engine do
many things he has been do
ing by hand-power. Messrs. Stew
art <fe Kernaghan have sold gasoline
engines to a number of farmers,
and there are yet hundred? in
Edgefield county who should have
this economical power on thoir
Off for the Corn Show.
A Ropers-Colliers j arty of pro
gressive farmers, consisting of D.
E. Lanham, E. H. Mathis, C. T.
Mathis, J. L. Miller, H. W. McKie
and Ernest Miller, left yesterday to
spend two days at tho corn exposi
tion. With the possible exception
of Mr. .1. L. Miller, none of these
trentlemen have ever visited Colum
bia before. If it served no oilier
purpose, a corn 6how is a good
thiner to pull people out of the rut
in which they have been moving for
nigh on to 100 years-such old men
as Henry McKie and Ernest. Miller.
One thing is certain, no visitors to
the exposition will receive great
er benefit than these six in
S.C.C. I. News.
J. C. Applewhite presided over
the Sunday night meeting of ohe
Y. M. C. A. The scripture leBson
which he read was from Matthew
5th chapter. Mr. Themas Lanham
once of Edgefield county, but how
in charge of county Y. M. C.
A. work near Cleveland, Ohio, ad
dressed our society: His subject
which he fitly and ably discussed
was, "Our purpose in life." Mr.
Lanham gripped his audience with
the earnest and consecrated talk
he made. His text was found in
Phil. 3:13 and he gave us three
rules that a Christian should fol
low: 1st, study God's word, 2nd,
talk to him in prayer and 3rd, help
others. The association greatly ap
preciated this fine address. Capt.
Taylor is trying to secure another
attractive speaker for our next
The la9t talk that Dr. J. F. Vines
of Anderson gave us was a week
ago last Tuesday. At the chapel
exercises he especially urged us to
come to Christ and be saved.
On Friday morning over a dozen
cadets and all the college girls
marched down to the station to see
Dr. Vines depart. A hand shake all
around was all the time he had be
fore the train pulled out bearing
the beloved preacher, dearer now
than ever before to over fifty newly
saved young people.
Friday night tour C. I. boarding
girls were baptized into the fellow
ship of the Baptist church. Misses
?Sallie Mims, Myra Morrb, Clara
Sauls and Leila Bandy were the
ones that received the sacred ordi
nance. A most remarkable fact
about the girls is that there is not
a single girl boarding in thebuild
ing that is not now a follower of
Jesus Christ. 1
Sunday morning was a joyous ,
times, Pm sure, for Dr. Jeffries for
he buried six cadets in baptism that
morning. Cadets A S Kilgore, VV
K M erndon, L P Elam, H T Joye,
G S Leslie and C T Burnett. The .
special prayers of the Edgefield
Baptist church must surely now be, ?
for these new members that they
may grow in grace and usefulness. '
Mr. and Mrs. A. Ham Brant '
from Ruf?in, S. C., arrived at the
college Thursday to see their son
and left Saturday.
John Kandy from Aiken and his j
little brother were at the college
The following cadets are on i
leave: Private Atkinson to Colliert*j"'
lieutenant D B Woodward to Ai
ken, corporal Foster to Greenville, (
private Partlow to Augusta. Cadet
captains Horton and Croxton were ,
away Monday in Columbia to attend |,
the corn show.
Through some mistake the full I
roll of the newly elected ofiieers of ;
the Pierian Literary .Society wa9 \
not published last week. I omitted <
that of censor. Cadet J. C. Apple- ?
white wis elected to that office. t
In the recent competitive drill
heid here recently between the two 1
companies, Co. B. was successful, *
capturing both medals. Private .
Reese won the recruit medal and '
1st sergeant Kilgore, the old boys. ?
The Pierian Literary Society held :
another interesting debate which
was resolved: 'That the steamboat
has done more for civilization than 1
the locomotive." The debate was
won by the affirmative. Special men
tion must be made of the reader.
His piece was comical but well
read- The installation of the new
ofiieers took place at tim meeting.
The vice president made a splendid
inaugural speech. On account of the
absence of the president no speech
was made by him but we will ex
pect one next meeting.
It is understood that this year
the school will go ou an encamp
ment to Greenwood in April. The
cadets will march about half way
to Greenwood where the citizens of
that town will send automobiles to
convey us to that city. The return
trip will be made by the train. All
together five days will be consumed
in the encampment.
The Fiddian Literary Society for
girls also met Monday afternoon. A
full attendance with the exception
of one member, witnessed a very
interesting debate which was won
by the affirmative, resolved that
"women should be given the right
to vote. Good points were brought
out bv both sides and the meeting
was cn jo ved by all present.
H. H. S.
He Won't Limp Now.
No more limping for Tom Moore
of Cochran, Ga. k'I had a bad sore
on my instep that nothing seemed
to help till 1 used Biteklcn's Arnica
Salve, he writes, but this wonder
ful healer Hoon cured me." HealH
old, running sores, ulcers, boils,
burns, ems, bruises, eczema or
pilen. Try it. Only 25.* at Penn &
Holstein'*, NV E Lynch it Co.
FOR SALE-Limited quantity
nf Summerour's Half-and-Half cot
tod seed. It netted me 4b' pounds of
lint to the 100 last year. Asa G.
Broadwater, Johnston, S. C. 1-29
FOR SALE-One two-horse wag
on, practically now, one open buggy
one gasoline engine and saw. Will
sdi cheap. Also a eariiage. Call at
my residence. J. R. Tompkins. 1-21)
FOR SALE-One Davis Acety
lene gas generator in good condi
tion. Apply at The Advertiser
FOR SALE: Twenty-five good
young ewes. Apply to James H.
Tompkins, Edgefield, S. C., R.
F. D. No. 3.
FOR SALE-At a bargain the
house on Main street above the de
pot, now occupied by Mr. Hughe*.
For terras apply to Mrs. Susan B.
Hill, Edgefield, S. C.
FOR SALE-Are you interested
in thorougbred poultry? Then buy
Buff Orpington's. They combine
size with the best laying qualities.
Ten young hens for 6ale at reasona
ble prices. Mis. Susan B. Hill,
Edgefield, S. C.
Baptism and reception of mem
bers. "Why you should come to
Christ and join the church." sub
ject next Sunday morning at 11:30
at Edgefield Methodist church.
There will be baptism and reception
of the new members. Preaching at
night at 7:30 Sunday school at
10:30 Sunday morning. Everybody
At the Baptist euroli on Sundav
Feb. 9, Rev. J. H. Chapman, D. D.,
3f Greenville, will pi each at 11:30 a.
m., pastor M D Jeff res at 7:30 p. m.,
sunday school at 10:15 a. m.
State of South Carolina-County
if Edgefield-In Court of Common
Alice Hancock, plaintiff, against
Marion Hancock, Tliomas Hancock,
Fannie Hancock, Alice Hancock,
Walter Hancock, Arthur Hancock,
Mia Z. Hancock and Estelle Han
Pursuant lo the dec.^e in this
3ausc, I will offer for sale at public
outcry to the highest bidder, in
front of the Court House, in the
Lown of Edgefield, county and State
ibove mentioned, on sales day in
March 1913, the same being the 3rd
Jay of said month between the leg
it hours of sale the following de
jcribed realty to wit:
All and singular that ti act of
land containing one hundred ami
Sf ty eight (158) acres more or less,
?tuate in the county of Edgefield.
State of South Carolina, and bc und
id by the lands of Mr. Luther W.
Reese, Mrs. S. F. Holder, Mr. J.
W. Hudson and Mrs. Estelle Scott.
Terms of sale cash. Purchaser
Lo pay for papers.
Feb. 5, 1913.
S. M. Smith,
Master E. C., S. C.
Contract to be Let.
Notice is hereby given that a con
tract will be let to the lowest re
sponsible bidder for repairs of thc
ferry at Shaw's mill Tuesday, Feb
ruary 11. The board of county com
missioners will meet at the ferry on
that ?late and will give the specifi
cations to thoae who contemplate
bidding on the work. The board
reserves the right to reject any and
A. A. Edmunds,
Jan. 28, 1913. Supervisor.
Notice, Trustees and Teacher s
The clerk of each district board
of trustees is requested to write in
ink, the words "Final claim" on
margin of duplicate pay warrants
when it is presented at close of any
school, white or colored. Teachers
will take notice that their final
claims will not be approved unless
accompanied by a correct aunual re
W. W. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Ed.
Blamed a Good Worker.
"I blamed my heart for severe
distress in my left side for two
ve?is," writeg W Evans, Danville.
Va., but 1 know HD^V it was indi
gestion, as Pr. King's New Life
Pills completely cured me." Best
for stomach, liver and kidney troub
l?e, constipation, headache or de
bility. 25c at Penn ct Holstein's.
W ? Lynch cfc Co.
E?gs ; makes ft
The only Baking
from Royal Grape i
Aid The Kidneys.
Do Not Endanger Life When
an Edgefield Citizen Shows
You the Way to Avoid
Why will people continue to
suffer the agonies of kidney com
plaint, backache, urinary disorders,
lameness, headaches, languor, why
allow themselves to become chronic
invalids, when a tested remedy is
Doan's kidney pills have been
used in kidney trouble over 50 years
and have been tested in thousands
If you have any, even one, of the
symptoms of kidney diseases act
now. Dropsy or Bright's disease
may set in and make neglect dan
A new modern hotel represen
investment on the sight of the
Broadway, 24th Strf
THE ACME OF ARCHITEC
LOCATED AT THE HUB OF NEW Y
Accomodations for 1,000, offering 1
mucw lower rates than offered in anj
sistent wi}h highest class service.
A Good Room at 5
A Good Room with ba
Handsome apartments of any num
rates. The management is a guarai
and protection to ladies and families.
We have in our wnreboi
all the popular brands o
zers from reliable mani
also supply the farmers
Drop in and get our p
your contracts for the y
P. & F. A.
Augusta High Grade,
These goods are no1
house ready for deli
ie food inore
Cream ol Tartar
rem 3. Read this Edgefield testi
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Cderefield, S. C., says: "I received
:reat benefit from one box of
)oan's kidney pills and I am there
ore willing to recommend them,
?ly back had bothered me for
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un down. I knew that my kidneys
rere Unordered ami as Doan's kid
ey pills had helped another mein
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tie United States.
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ting a Five Million Dollar
former Hoffman House.
3et, Fifth Avenue,
ORK'S GREATEST BUSINESS,
maximum luxury and comfort at
t other hotel in America, con
51.50 Per Day.
th $2.00 Per Day.
ber of rooms at proportionate
itee of the highest refinement
DANIEL P RITCHEY.
ise ready for delivers'
f commercial tertili
jfacturers. We ran
with the necessary
irices before making
Acid of all Grades.
w in the ware