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Wednesday, March 25th.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Rev. E. C. Bailey vi ill preach at
Trenten Sunday night at 8 o'clock.
Mr. L. T. May and Mr. J. Davis
May spent Tuesday in Augusta with
Dir. Charlie Wates.
Mr. Charles R. Dobson spent the
week-end here with his mother, Mrs.
Emma H. Dobson.
Capt-N.G Evan* is making atypi
cal and ifficielit teacher of "Ihe
Mr. J. Rubenstein's millinery
opening .las? Thui>day and Friday
was largely patronized.
No need of a compulsory educa
tion law in Kdgefield. Everybody is
going to "The Deestrick Skule!"'
The Choral club will meet Frida)
evening at 8 o'clock at the home ol
Mrs. H. G. Shaunoiihouse.
Mr. Arthur S. Tompkins bas
been in Charlotte during the p.isi
week with his brother, Mr. D. A.
Mr. P. M. Feltham is here spend
ing some time with his family. His
Edgetield friends always greet him
Mrs. Fannie Tompkins ind Miss
Emily Tompkins have returned
from a very pleasant visit lo rela
tives in Mobile.
Miss Sophi? Abney has returned
from a prolonged visit to her niece,
Mrs. J. Maner Lawton, who rendes
in S parlan burg.
A great throng attended the Cor
ner Stole's millim ry opening. Th?
new stales and many new creations
were greatly admired.
Collett ct Mitchell, successors to
Timmons <fc Morgan, opened for
business Tue.wda>. They have a
beautiful Mote, having purchased
new cases and made many interior
Mr. R M. Gardner will move his
family this week from Columbia to
Edgefield and will occupy the resi
dence on thc Griffin hil!.
Look up the new advertisements
this week of Rives Bros., J IV.
P~ak, Dorn & Minis, Curtis Pub
lishing Company and J.Willie Levy
Com pa ny.
Frances Willard Johnson, the
little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.
S. Johnson, is receiving much at
tention, especial Iv from the mem
bers of the W. C. T. U.
Fiff-h supply cf Landreth's vege
table seed, the kind that never fail
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Rev. E. C. Bailey will preach
here Sunday at 11:15. S abject.
"How to make Edgefield ari ideal
etty." All will be interested in this
? ?nbject. Come all; come on time.
Land ret h's sped Irish potatoes,
Haine grown, in all of the populai
Tarieties at 45 cents |>er peck.
W. E. Lynch <fe Co.
Mr. W. A. Woodson, the eldest
.on of Mrs. A A. Woodson, was
recently elected captain of the
Clinch Rifles of Augusta, which is
one of the oldest neilitia companies
xn the Georgia.
The play, "Kingdom of Heart's
Content", which was given in the
opera house Friday evening und *r
the management of Miss Lillie Bay
ly was well attended in spite of the
nnfavorable weather. All of the
parts were well rendered. The li
brary of the graded school received
#15 from the entertainment.
. Yesterday morning Mr. R. M.
Gardner brought a potato to The
Advertiser office that measured
abont 15 inches in length and
weighed four and a half pounds
when it was first taken from the
ground. The potato was very much
like an o'possum in shape. It was
grown by Mr. S. W. Gardner, Jr.,
?who grows a large quantity every
year for market.
The people of Edge6eld gave up
Mr. James VV*. Thurmond with re
gret. He has returned to Augusta
to make his home. The many friends
of MIN. M. E Barker are delighted
that she will rmnnin in Elgefb'ld.
Alr. and Mrs. C. E. May will occu
py Mrs. Barker's homo with her.
Mrs. Kate Lynch will move into
the brick residence near the Metho
dist church, where Mr. and Mia,
M J.y have resided.
To the Voters of Edgefield County:
I respectfully solicit your unbiased
suffrage as a candidate for Supervisor
of your county, and if elected will try
to serve the people as near right a* I
conceive, pledging myself to support
the nominees of the Democratic party.
W. G. Wells.
Some Stores Close Early.
We the undersigned merchant*
agree to close onr places of business
at 6:30 commencing" from the first
of April to September 1, 191*,
Ramsev & Jones, Smith-Marsh
Co, L. T. May, W. A. Hart, Dorn
<fc M i ms, Stewart & Kemaghsn,
W. W. Adams & Co., Edgefield
Mercantile Co., VV. L. Ptinovant.
H. H. Sanders and the Elgetield
Maiket will close at 7 o'clock.
Candidate For Supervisor.
Tn this issue of The Advertiser
Mr. W. G. Wells formally announc
es his candidacy for the office of
Supervisor of Elgetield county. Mr.
'Veil* is no stranaer to 'he people
of Edenfield, having: filled this im
portant office in the past. His ad
ministration was economic and
businesslike. While serving as su
pervisor Mr. Wellt* endeavored to
do his duty as he saw it, both in
the office and in looking after the
roads and bridges.
A Royal Roast.
Rev. E. C. Hailey, the beloved
pastor of the Pieshyterian church,
is not a minister who is given Wt
"roasting" poo pip, yet some of his
friend? had a large share in a roast
which he pave Monday and
Tuesday evenings. But there are
"roasts" and roasts. Mr. Bailex's
uncle, Mr. W. S. Edings who re
sides on Edisto Island, sent him a
barrel of oysters in the shell Mun
day and he complimented a number
of his fi ?ends with a typical low
country oyster roast. This was
a novel and very delightful experi
ence for Eductield people who had
never partaken of the bivalves be
fore served a la Kailey. The Edisto
I oysters are as large as No rf o k oys
ters and much superior lo them in
Ha vor. Mr. Bailey's friends will
eagerly await the announcement
that he has another barrel on tap
Prizes For Canned Tome toes.
The Advertiser has been request
ed to announce that the county fair
association has offered special prizes
for the best collection of canned
fruits and vegetables by girls under
16 years of age. and that a special
prize will be offered for canned to
matoes in ordi-r to encourage th** or
ganization of tomato clubs in the
schools. The teachers of the Edge
field graded school have organized
a tomato club in order to stimulate
the girls of the school to compete
for the prizes that will be awarded
at the fair next fall. Any girls who
wish to become a member ef the
club who does not attend the grad
ed school should send their names
to Miss Hortense Padgett. The
teachers of other schools in the
county should organize the girls of
the community into a tomato club.
Many of the counties have been
thoroughly organiz?d by paid or
ganizers who are working under the
direction of the agricultural depart
ment, but no organizer has yet been
assigned to this county. Until this
is done clubs in Edgefield county
can not affiiliate with the state or
ganization but can compete for the
prizes that will be awarded at the
county fair. Parents should en
courage their daughters to join the
tomato clubs. Besides benefittiug
them, this special exhibit will make
.?? attractive feature for the county
We have just received a large
shipment of eastern Irish potatoes
for seid. Can supply all of the popu
Penn & Holstein.
The daintiest and most exquisite
reflection of style, ta?te and beauty
is shown by a glimpse of gorgeous
display we make. Our ?tore is be
decked by patterns of latest types,
colors of this seasons demand and
shapes you'll find (hat becomes your
own style of beauty to its best ad
vantage. Why pay a big price for
your bat elseu here as you eau buy
here just as good for half price.
A complete bottling outfit foi a
smalltown. Any person contem
plating the bottling of soft drinks
write for part i eui a rs.
3-18-3t. Augusta, (ia.
The union meeting of the first di
vision of the Edgefield association
? ill be held at Berea church, Sat
urday and Sunday,, the 28i,r. and
29th of March. Tho following pro
gramme has been arranged:
11:00 a. m Devotional exercises
by the mod?r?t??r.
1. Are th? churches doing their
duty toward missions? It not, whv
not? Kev. H. B. White, Dr MD
Jeffries and J L M i ms.
2. What should be the attitude
of the church toward worldly amuse,
met.ts? Prof C M Mellicharaj, J K
Allen and RT Strom.
3. Is tl.".-envelope system practi
eal and beneficial to the church?
Kev .1 E Johnson, 0 Sheppard and
P W Uheaiham.
Adjourn one hour for dinner.
2:30 p. ra. Brief song service.
1. What are the duties of the
boa'd of deacons of a church?
Rev J F McKittrick, Whit Harlin*
and A S Tompkins.
2. Are the union meetings ac
completing the purpose for which,
they were < riginally intended? M B
Hamilton, M B Byrd and S N Tim
10:30 a. m. The relation of the
Sunday school to the prosperity of
the church? W B Cogburn, A S
Tompkins and R T Strom.
11:30 a. m- Missionary sermon,
Dr M D Jeffries.
Adjourn one hour for dinn jr.
2:3u p. m. Brief song service.
Afternoon programme to be ar
Edgefield, Trenton, Mill.
I hope next Sunday to meet the
following appointments: Edgefield
Methodist church 11:30 a. m., Tren
ton Methodist church 4 p. m., Mill
Chapel 7:30 p. m. Prayer meeting
at Methodist church Thursday night
at 8 o'clock.
J. R. Walker. ;
Next Sunday being the fifth Sun
day there will be no service at the
Baptist church. Sunday school will
be held at the usual hour.
Mr. Roger Hill says he has qj?
de.ed the latest t\pe machinery ac
that his ginnery will be modern in
every particular. It will have a ca
paul ty of about 50 bales per day.
LOST-March 19, in the Blocker
road, a bundle containing two pair>
of knee pants, t?ize 19. Finder will
leave at The Advertiser office.
FOR SALE-Two good horses,
cheap for cash, also 100 bushels nf
Iron peas at $2.25 per bushel. M.
W, H. Iston:
FOR SALE: A. pair of good
mules cheap, will weigh between
1,000 and 1,200 pounds each. Ap
ply to Geo. W. Adams- 3-18-41.
FOR SALE: 200 bales of good
peavine, crab grass and cane hay.
W. A. Winn, Plum Branch.
FOR SALE-A good mule, cheap
for ca^h. L. T. May.
FOR SALE-2 horses, 3 mules,
fine milch cow, corn, fodder, peas,
pea-hay, oat-straw, 3 2-horse waa
? ?ns, new grain-drill, new portable
6-horse power International gaso
line engine. IL Spann Toney,
Johnston. S. C.
FOR RENT-Butler Hill, with
about 40 acres land. Apply to 0.
Street Compound Notice.
Notice is given that the annual
commutation tax for street duty for
the year 1914 has been fixed by the
town council at ?2.00, the same to
be due and parable at my office
during the month of April 1914.
Persons liable thereto failing to pay
same must work on tho streets of
the town for the period of four
days. See ordinance.
E. J. Norris,
Clerk of Town Council.
March 20, 1914.
Best Family Laxative.
Beware of constipation. Use Dr.
King's New Life Pills and keep
well. M-s. Charles E. Smith, of
West Franklin, Me., calls them
''Our family laxative." Nothing
belier for adults or aged. Get them
to-day. 25c. All druggists or by
mail, ll E Bucklen & Co. Philodel
pliia or St. Louis.
ANSWER THE CALL.
Edgefield People Have Found
That This is Necessary.
A cold, a strain, a sudden wrench,
A little cause may hurt the kid
Spells of backache often foilow,
Or some irregularity of the urine.
A splendid remedy for such at
A medicine that has satisfied
Is Doan's kidney pills a special
Many Edgefield people rely on it.
Here it- Edgefield proof,
jj W B Paul, Butler street, Edge
field, S. C., says: UI was bothered
by kidney complaint from child
hood. It got woi>e after I had ihe
measles a^ont tw? Ive years ago. I
suffered from acute, pains through
out my body and I had much troub
le from weikne.-s from the kidneys
and bladder. Doan's kidney pills
were just what I needed, driving
away the pains and strengthening
my kidneys and bladder . Whenever
? have felt in need of a kidney
medicine sine*1, Doan's kidney pills
have come to my aid. I consider
them the best kidney medicine to
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's kidney pills-the same
that Mr. Paul had. Foster-Milburn
Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
Notice of Election.
State of Sooth Carolina,
Countv of Edgefield.
Whereas, a pptittonhas bppn filpd
with ns, and all legal reqnirempnts
have been met, it is Ordered that G.
W. Qnarlps, R. M. Johnson and L.
J. McLendon, constituting the reg
ular'y appointed Board of Trustees
oF Red Hill School District No. 3.
do hold an election at, Rpd Hill
School House on Saturday, April
4th, 1914, to vote npon the qties
lion of levying and collecting an
additional tax of one and one-half
mills on the dollar of all taxable
property in said district, proceed?
of such levy to be uypd for school
nnrpoopQ in Red Hill School Dis
triet. No. 3.
At this elpction only such resi
dent electors as return rpal or person
al propprty for taxation, and who
exhibit their tax receipts and regis
tration cprtificates a* required in
general elections shall be allowed
Th"Se favoring the increased levy
shall ca' * ballot with the word
' Yes" v . - or printed thereon,
and those ..pposed to such increased
levy shall cast a ballot with the
word "No" written or printed
thereon. Within ten days after
the election, if a majority of those
voling ?hall favor the increased
levy, the managers will submit to
County Auditor the result of elec
tion. The polls shall open at 8
o'clock a. m., and close at 4 o'clock
p. m., and in all respects com ph
with Seo. 1208, Code of Laws of
W. W. Fuller,
E. H. Folk,
Co Boaad.of Education,
Edgefield Co., S. C.
The State of South Carolina,
County of Edgefield.
By W. T. Kinnaird, Probate Judge.
Whereas, L. M. Johnson made
suit to me, to grant him Letters of
Administration of the Estate of and
effects of G. C. Johnson.
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors ot the said G. C.
Johnson deceased, that they be and
appear before me, in the Court of
Probate, to be held at Ldgetield S.
C., on April 9th, 1914, next, after
publication thereof, at ll o'clock in
the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said Adminis
tration should not be granted.
Given under my H ud this 23rd
day of March A. D., 1914.
W. T. Kinnaird,
P. J. E. C. S. C.
I "After four in our family had died 8
J of consumption I was taken with I
j a frightful cough and lung trouble, E
I but my lifo waa saved and I gained $
S 87 pounds through using
I DR. KING'S !
I NEW I
I W. K. Patterson, Wellington, Tax. ?
$ PRICE (50c md 3.1.??0 AT ALL PRUfiGISTS. IQ
RETURN to the grocer all sub
stitutes sent you for Royal Bak
b ing Powder. There 13 no sub
stitute for ROYAL. Royal ?3 a pure,
cream of tartar baking powder, and
healthful. Powders offered as sub
stitutes are made from alum.
It is not too early to think of
vonr spring snit. We announced
ready for your inspection the most
complete and attractive line of
spring styles for men and boys. It j
matters not how your peisonal taste
runs, whether to the latest English
(uit or the box back effect to light
or dark patterns you will find here,
the largest and most satisfactory I
variety from which to make your
selection and you may rest assured ?
that all properly conform to the j
fashions latest decree in cut and j
styles and that the quality mav be j
absolutely depend?d upon We havei
also received a large shipment of
men's spring *tyle hats in the new
est shppes and most popular shades.
Notice of Final Dis
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, R. M. Johnson has;
made application unto this Court
for Final Discharge as Executor in !
re the E-tate of Geo. W. Johnson
deceased, on this the 13th day of.
These Are Therefore, to cite any
and all kindred, creditor??, or par
ties interested, to show cause be- !
fore ire at my office at ridgefield
Court Mouse, South Carolina, on
the J8thday of April 1914 at ll
o'clock a. m., why said order of Dis
charge should not be granted.
W. T. Kinnaird,
J. P. C., E. C., S. C.
March 13, 1914-ot.
Kickapoo Worm Killer Expels
The cause of your child's ills, tho
foul, fetid, offensive breath, the
starting uo with terror and grinding;
of teeth while asleep, the sallow
complexion, the dark circles under
the eyes, are all indications of
worms. Kickapoo worm killer is
what your child needs; it exjwls the
worms, the cause of the child's un
healthy condition. For the removal
of seat, stomach and pin worms,
Kickapoo worm killer gives sure
relief. Its laxative effect adds tone
to the general system. Supplied as a
candy confection, children like it.
Safe and sure relief. Guaranteed.
Buy a box to day Price 25e. All
druggists or hy mail. Kickapoo In
dian Med. Co Plnla. or St. Louis.
ADAMS' BIG BOLL
Two years ago I purchased some
improved colton seed from a Geor
gia farmer who had bred it up, pay
ing $1.18 cents per pound foi the
seed. It is large, dieprooted, re
sisting drought storm and rust*
Have made 6(;4 pounds per acre of
lint on thin land by using only 200
pounds of standard guano. On same
grad?- of land with my next best
variety only made 300 pounds of
lint. Seed cotton from 32 well de
veloped bolls weighs a pound. Wi?)
stand drought three weeks longer
than other varieties.
I have a limited quantity of seed
that 1 will sell for $5.0?~p?r~bushel.
Send in your orders at once.
R F. ADAMS.
R. F. D. No. 2, batesburg, S. C
WHEN IN AUGUSTA MAKE
The J. Willie Levy Co.,
SPRING SUITS AND FURNISHING
FOR MEN AND BOYS NOW READY
OUR WOMENS' READY TO WEAR
SUITS, DRESSES,!WAISTS ETC. THE MOST UP
TO-DATE IN THE SOUTH.
GET YOUR PACKAGES TOGETHER HERE.
WAITING ROOMS FOR THE LADIES.
The "Minaret" Lady Doll
We will give a pattern of thia
beautiful doll's dress to every
child that calls at our Pattern
Department, accompanied byan
adult, during the coming v/cck.
Get one for your little girl
to-day. It's FREE.
In addition to this free pat
tern, we have an extensive
in all styles and sizes at our
The CORNER STORE,
W. H. TURNER, Proprietor.