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Edgefield advertiser. (Edgefield, S.C.) 1836-current, April 08, 1914, Image 9

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?BOSTON TO BE EMULATED
? -
iNrur York Sun Thinks That Crty MigM
Weil Follow ti .a Example
I of Her Steted
Hem in Mew York the growth of
cities has been so swift and the paob
lams of building them hare been so
new tHal the buildings were scraping
th? skies along every thoroughfare
i that commanded high rentals before
?the sacrifices that a coogee rion of sky
scrapers entailed ?pon tba public bo
Tcame apparent, say* the New York
mn.
j Reforming New York tn any ea
Jsentifil partteular is too coks seal for
the city planning committee to tackle
.over night Instead the mirror is held
?up to us so that we can see many of
? our most glaring faults.
The nearest example that we ought
?to study is Boston, and the plan of
{Boston's new zone system are the first j
thing the visitor sees. There, follow- j
4ng the 6ystem bf some German cities, j
^they have enacted law? forbidding the ]
erection of buildings talker tuan 125 j
?feet In a large area extending from |
:the river docks to the commons. In j
'this area there are only two buildings |
.'violating the law, the Ames building, >
! built before the law went Into force, ;
?and the new United States Customs j
building, which, in spite of all protesta, '
?ls 400 feet tell. /
I Copley e?-JSire, on wfcich Trinity }
church and the Library front, is pro- /
*tecte<i oy a height limit, and so le Com- \
fmcfliwaaUn avenue. A building on Cop- ;
Bjuars, tb? Westminster chambers. ;
.'exceeded the legal height and waa 8tt l
Idown to th*, lawful Umita, tb* dty pay \
?lng damage?. Boston also proudly ex- ;
jhibits planB of bar great 1,200-foot j
?docks, her great dry dock, and the fa-, ('
lisons fish dock. j
ARTISTIC GAS LAMP POST
Design for a gas lamp post thal '
.recently won first prize in a competi
tion at St. Louis. There is no reason I
why each lamp post should not be a |
source of improvement to the ajp
pearance of the city. None can WK j
be erected in Philadelphia wimont
ithe approval of the art jury, \n ac
cordance with its amended rowers.
Open Places League :^ paris.
"A league for open has been
organized in Paris. jn a recent
pamphlet is discuss ^ ^ qUe8tion ol
drainage and spor' ^ ^? tQe work tna(
needs to be don M ^ the conversion ol
the old fortifiV ,nlo open places
1B described.' . toe Nati0nai Mu
.uicipal Ror^^ ? is a shock t0 Bome
of the lr .^.d mcre(juiou8 of us to
Ket 'our boodles that Paris never
\^fiT jumSi?SSg itself more beautiful and
r Jtf?t ssmita.-y- A repetition of such
JtiKbcWfe sure to produce vigorous ac
s tion or. this side of the water sooner
*er lalor.
Selling by Rule.
"Why do you insist so strenuous?5
co-? my "placing nfy order right now?'
"I have taken a course in a schoo!
of pclentific salesmanship, and accord
lng to ail rules and theories this ii
the psychological mouent for closing
this sale.'*
JOB
as
?:
HE ADVERTISER Job
Office solicits, your orders for
printing of all kinds. We
are well equipped for doing
all classes of work. Satisfac
tion guaranteed on every
Place your order now
your office supplies, large sup
ply of the highest grade of
printing material just re
ceived.
All
Order
.
eceive
Careful
Phone Your Orders
It is not necessary for you to come
to our store to buy. Jost call up on
the phone and we will take your
order and deliver it promptly, and
you will find both quality and quan
tity just as good as if you had per
sonally selected the goods. We are
anxious to have 3'ou as a customer
and are sure we will hold you as s ach
after the first purchase.
L. T. MAY
Edgefield, South Carolina.
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Baldwin High Grade Guano
FOR SALE BY
W.W. Adams & Company
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
TiffTTtm-TTHTHn-HTiriiTm iii i iimiyjiH ? wm m rr-1
Patapsco, Mastodon, and other Famous
Fertilizers
-of the
Georgia Chemical Works, of Augusta
IHave an established position which is unequaled by
any other goods on the market. 3S yetrs of exper
ience and careful study cf the fertilizer question back
up every bag of these goods. . No such reassurance as
this can be furnished by .others. Then w hy experi
ment with the uncertain.
I -FOR PRICES, TERMS, Etc., Call On
THE EDGEFIELD MERCANTILE CO.
Edisto High Grade Guano
FOR SALE BY
L. T. May, EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Fertilizers! Fertilizers!
I am prepared to fill orders for
all kinds of fertilizers. Can give
you any formula. Can also sell
you Kainit, Acid and Soda for mix
ing at home. Our guanos have
been used by the Edgefield farmers
for many years and have proven
satisfactory.
L. T. MAY,
Edgei:U, South Carolina.
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