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Card of Thanks.
I take thin means of thanking mr
friend? in aM parts of the county
for the assistance they eave me
while I iras working %? a contest
ant in the recent subscription con
test contest conducted by The Ad
vertiser. The many kind attentions
which I Teceived from my friend;?
T?"??'P tha work a ? re?' pleasure.]
shall always 1 e spit fi'l to them.
M amie Cheatharn.
Improved Cotton Seed.
Mr. R F. Adams, s prosperou*
farmer who re?ides n*ar B*tesburg,
advertises improved ootton seed in
this issue. In 1912 he made 664
?pounds of lint per acre with onl\
?200 pounds of Rtandard guano from
this cotton on land that ".anally
makes from 500 to 600 pounds of
*eed cotton, and in 1913 Mr. Ad
ams mide a still larger yield on
thin land, using only 200 pounds of
f?rtiliaer per acre. He is pleaded
with the improved varietj after
trying it two years.
Member of Presbytery?
Rev. P. P Blalock attended a
meeting of the Charleston Presby
tery in Co!umbiaTu$sday and after
being thoroughly examined was
duly commissioned a minister of
the Presbyterian church by that
body. Mr. Blalock has had a change
of church affiliation under confedera
tion for tome time but not until re
cently did he make a deiw.*'te decis
ion as lo certain doctrines. The
members of his family were receiv
ed into the Presbyterian churoh
'here several wpeks ago.
Constantly on The Alert.
As president of the chamber of
.commerce, Capt. O. P. Bright i*
constantly on the alert, never losing
sn opportunity to advance the in
terests of Edgefield. By writing to
the railroad commission he has
caused the Southern road to make
its connection with the morning
train from the north. When the
train is late passengers will not
not have to wait at Trenton unti'
12:30 but will be brought at on?-,
Will Erect Modern Hotel
Mr. E S. J ?hnson is planning
to erect j*jpp lern, 18-mom hotel
-on t?t*r*'Trn?i* Opposite" fhe d-*r?oi
where his store now stands. The
building wi'l have a frontage of 50
feet and extend back 75 feet toward
bis tesiden-e. It ?ill be two stone*
in height. The first floor will ho
used for a store and office. It is Mr.
.Johnson'* purpose to make ibe
bnilding modern in all of it? ap
pointments. Ile is having the plan*
drawn by one who bas had eon
m'derahle experience in work of this
kind The building is to he com
pieted and readv for occupancy hv
the 1st of October. Tt has a I read v
been fcs-* *?- M - r>. 'r G-ice.
1 wo Marriages.
Last Sunday afternoon two mar
riages in which Edgefield i-< deepl\
interested "eeiirred at the home of
Mr. Robert Strom near Mountaii
Creek chinch, Miss Ollie Byrd, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G
Bvrd who has made her home ii
Fd upfield for nearly two years, and
Mr. James Griffis, a son of the lat?
Thomas Griffis, were married, also
Miss Ida Griffis, a sister of Mr
James Griffis, and Mr. Chris Wil
liam-, a ?on of Mr. C. H. B. Wil
Hams. Rev. J R McKittrick offi
ciated st the double wedding. AU
of these young people are member
of prominent families of the Berea
Gligal section, and they have friends
in all part? of the county who ex
tend heartv congratulations.
Crescent Concert Company.
The lyceum entertainment which
is to be given in the opera house
t -morrow, Thursday evening,
promises to be one of the most at
tractive of the entire course. F<?ur
young ladies will present an at
tractive program of sketches, music
and story. An attractive feature
will lie the coutumes and character
ske ches. Each of the four yonng
la-iitts is au artist in her particular
field, which makes them especially
effective when all of them appeal
in one number. The manager? ol
the lyceum for this season made a
very fortunate selection when they
included the Crescent Concert Com
pany in the list of attractions. The
ladies who are employed by the Al
kahest bureau are always very gift
fd entertainers, consequently we do
> not hesitate to urge our people to
attend the entertainment Thursda.\
evening that is to be given by four
bleaching, Sea Island and Bed
Union Meeting at Poplar Spring
Mr. Editor: Please allow rae
space in your columns to mention
our union work which was held at
Poplar Spring Baptist chi rch near
Cold Spring S. C., o . 29th and
30lh of Nov. .1913. Rev. R. W.
Kenner being moderator called the
meeting to order at 1130 o'clock
and by announcing hymn 369 arid
prayer led by dea. L. O briant, he
then read for the morning lesson
1st to 15 verses of the 7lli chapt. of
tVr. Hour having, arrived for
the Iutroductional sermon lie. YV.
M. Basket lined hymn 700, and led
m prayer. Rev. W. M. Seymore
selected for text 5 verses of 2nd
chapter of Pauls letter to I ..? Phil
A heart-felt sermon w?.- ii-luered
at the close, a collection was, raised
amounting to $2 30. Rev. D. \V.
Mnachum then made the welcome
[address and was responded to by
Rev. T. Gardenhire. The followiug
brethren were appointed to read let
tes, J. W. Andern, J. S Wil
liams and C. B. Young. The letter
?ran read from different churches
viz: Poplar Spring, Springgrove,
Hopewell, Bethany, Karin Hill,
Hossannah, Mt.. Zion, Laur.i Bap
tist Bethlehem and Mt. Figuration.
Each church donated $4.00, Spring
grove $3.00, brother W. Tanksl.\
gave 50c. L)ea. J. Stowart 25c.
thtn adjourned for dinner.
2nd session meeting was called to
by the moderator, lie. T. J. Bussey
nang hymn 700.4, Bro. A. Brooks
led in prayer, lie. L. F. Price read
from i^c to the 8th verse of 16th
chapt. of qt. John, the minutes of
last session n M read and received,
the time and place committee re
port the next session will convene
at the Hossannau Baptist church,
M od oe, S. C., Saturday before the
5th Sunday, 1914. The union then
adjourned tu meet Sunday morning
by Rev. W. M. Seymore. Sunday
morning school called to order by
deacon T. T. DoCain. Deacon S.
Scott read 1st to 5th verse of the
3rd chapt. of Josh. Deacon
Hacker led in prayer, deacon Hack
er was asked to teach the Sunday
school lesson, which was very
briefly taught. Miss Ever Mid
dleton read a beautiful essay, sub
ject, education and good morals, she
d mated 25c, the amount of $4.30
was raised, the school vacated for
the church, hour having arrived for
mission aud educational sermon.
Rev. G. T. Kenner was invited to
the stand with Rev. J. C. Middle
ton, who lined hymn 559. then read
from 1st to the 16th verse of 4th
chapter of St. Luke and offered a
heart-feTt "prayer * for "the many
blessings. (Rev. G. T. Kenner se
lected as a text 5th verse of the
2nd chapter of the Phil. Some
??rief remarks were made, the
mission and education, at the CIOBC
a collection was raised amount to
*2.35. Brother Willie Tanksley,
A-ho was elected as financial agent
orought in $16 06. Total amount
raised during the session was $90.76.
This union is known as the Spring
Grove and has on roll eleven
schools of which runs 1 month in
.ach year at $20.00 per month for
1914. We are preparing to run
-ach school 2 months.
Rev. R. M. Kenner, Mod'r.
Deacon M. S. Hacker, Sec'ry.
Notice is hereby given that on
Saturday the 7th day of February:
?rox, I will make a final settlement
.efore the Probate Judge of Edge
field County, at his office at Edge
ield C. H.. S. C., at eleven o'clock
II the morning of said day, as
Guardian of Joseph H. Bouknight;
md will at the same time and place
tpply to the Probate Judge for a
i rial discharge from the office and
d?tes of Guardian of the said
Joseph H. Bouknight.
G. M. Smith,
Jan. 6, 1914. Guardian.
Notice of Final Dis
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, J. F. Cars well has
mad.- ai plication unto this Court
f??r Final Discharge as Executer in
re the Estate of Mrs. Adeline Wise
of above County and State deceas
ed on this tho 3rd day of Jan
! nary 1914.
The-^ Are Therefore, to cite any
ind all kindred, creditors, or par
ties interested, to show cause be
fore me at my office at Edgefield
Court House, South Carolina, on
ihe 6th day of February 1914 at ll
o'clock a m., why said order ol
Discharge should not be granted.
W. T. Kinnaird, J. P. E. C.
Jar. 3, 1914-St.
Lion Brand Shirts, $1.50 and
$2.00 patterns, at $1.00.
Men's sod ladies' Underwear.
All persons owning property of
any kind whatsoever, or in any
capacity, as husband, guardian, ex
ecutor, administrator or trustees,
are required to make returns of toe
same to the Auditor under oath
within the time mentioned below
and the Auditoria required by law
to add a penalty of 50 per cent to
all property that is not returned oh
or before the 20th day of Februa
ry in any year.
All male citizens between the
iges of 21 and 60 years, exempted by
'aw, are deemed taxable polls. The
fifty per cent penalty will be added
for failure to make returns.
For the convenience of tax pay
ers, I or my representative,, will be
il the following appointed places
on lUe d itf*9 mentioned to receive
Ropeis. W?due?dny Jan. 7th.
Meriwether, Thursday Jan. 8th.
Collier, Friday, Jan. 9th.
Red Hill, Saturday Jan. 10th.
Clark's Hill, Monday Jan/12th.
Modoc, Tuesday, Jan. 13th.
Parksville, Wednesday, 14th.
Plum Branch, Thursday, Jan.
Morgan's Store, Friday, Jan.
Liberty Hill, Saturday, Jan
('leora, Monday, Jan. 19th.
Pleasant Lane, Tuesday, Jan.
Meeting Street, Wednesday, Jan.
Johnstons, Thursday, Jan. 22nd.
Heriu Store, Friday Jan. 23.
Trenton, Saturday, Jan. 24th.
All real estate must be returned
this year. Taxpayers will please
bear this in mind and make ful. re
The office will be open to receive
? eturns from the first day of Jan.
lill the 20iii day of Feb. as pre
scribed by law.
J. R. Timmerman,
Auditor, E. C. S. U
Dee. 16, 1913.
have a lot of br
CASH, We mean just v
ter come in while you cai
Two Large Furniture Stores
We invite our Edgefield friends when in Augusta to call at either of our two large
stores-down-town store No. 97^ Broad and uptown store No. 1, 2h'6 Broad. Wc
carry a lar.'ze assortment of furniture and house furnishings at both stores. At the up
town store we also carry a tull stock of farmers' hardware. Call to see us when in
need of anything in this line.
We can sell y?>u bedroom suits, waidrobes, china closets, tables, chairs, rockers,
mattresses, iron or enamele?! betls, rugs, art squares, pictures, toilet secs shades, etc.,
just as chea as they can be bought anywhere in the country. We buv lirect from the
factories in large quantities ind are in a position to make very close prices. Come to
see us when in Augusta. Mr. Wyatt H. H?.mmon of Colliers section eau be f*Mnd at
our up-town store.
E. M. ANDREWS FURNITURE COMPANY
972 Broad, Phone 145. 1289 Broad, Phone 2311
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
This remedy han no superior for
coughs and colds. It, is pleasant to
take. It contains no opium or other
narcotic. It always cures. For sale
by all dealeis.
Chronic Constipation Cured.
"Five vesrs ago I had the worst
case of chronic constipation I ever
knew of, and Chamberlain's tablets
cured me," writes S F Fish, Brook
lyn, Mich. For sale by all dealers.
Try the Barri ngton-Hall bakeris
ed, steel-cut coffee with all chaff and
other injurious parts removed. It is
something: new and will not fail to
please. Drop in and let us show you
what the steel-cut coffee is.,.
Dunovant & Co.
Less Than Actual Cost
oken sizes, in Men's Suits that we are selling at LESS THAN ACTUAL COST FOR
vhat we say. 1 he goods wre marked in plain figures. There are real bargains. Bet
1 get your size.
THE PRICES ARE FOR CASH ONLY.