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?(Conducted by the National Woman's
Christian Temperam-o Union.)
?DOES MODERATE DRINKING PAY?
Answering the argument of the
?moderate drinker that there is a cer
tain quantity of alcohol which can
!be used without danger. Dr. Henry
Smith Williams, the well-known in
"Conceivably that is true, though it
?is not proved. In any event no man
can tell you what that safe quantity
lis-if safe quantity there be-in any
"But this much I predict with con
?fidence: Whatever the 'safe' quantity
lot alcohol for you to take, you will
;unquestionably at times exceed it. In
a tolerably wide experience of men
?and of many nations, I have never
.known a habitual drinker who did not
'? sometimes take more alcohol than
'even the most liberal scientific esti
mate could claim as harmless. There
fore, I believe you must do the same.
"I am bound to believe, in the light
of what Bcience has revealed, If you
take alcohol habitually (1) that you
,are tangibly threatening the physical
structures of your Btomach, your liver,
your kldn .ys, your heart, your blood
vessels, your nerves, your brain; (2)
that you are unequivocally decreasing
?your capacity for work in any field, be
?it physical, intellectual or artistic;
(3) that you are in some measure
ilowering the grade of your mind, dull
ing your higher esthetic sense and
taking the finer edge off your morals;
:(4) that you are distinctly lessening
your chances of maintaining health
and attaining longevity, and (5) that
you are entailing upon your descend
ants yet unborn a bond of incalculable
"Such, I am bound to believe, lo
the probable cost of your 'moderate'
indulgence In alcoholic beverages.
Part of that co?t you may pay in per
son; tho balance will be the heritage
of future generations. As a mere
business proposition, is your glass ol
beer, your bottle of wine, your high
ball, or your cocktail worth the
?OFFICIAL TEMPERANCE INSTRUC
The following manifesto has been
'indorsed by the minister of education
in Germany, and is being sent out by
the German health office to be po?ted
In public places:
Do not give your child a single
drop of wine.
Not a drop of beer.
Not a drop of spirits.
Because alcohol in every form and
.even in small doses injures children
First-It checks their physical ano"
Second - Consumption of spirits
brings with it exhaustion and causes
weariness and inattention in sckoo
Third-Alcohol helps increase dis
'Obedience to parents.
Fourth-It causea sleeplessness anc
Fifth-It causes infant mortality.
Sixth-It weakens the body'B powen
?of resistance and prepares the ground
i in this way for many sicknesses.
Seventh-It Increases the duratiot
of various sicknesses.
Eighth-It awakens thirst continu
ally, and can in this way make mer
DRINK NOT STRENGTHENING.
Intoxicating liquors can supply yot
with no energy, no force. They can
not add to your strength. Alcohol
like whip or spur applied to a horse
draws strength from you. or rathei
out of you, but it can give you none
So far from helping you, beer, win?
and spirits will hinder you in what
ever work you have to do. Othei
things being equal, you will have th(
greatest steadiness of hand, flrmnesi
of grasp, and clearness of mind, bi
total abstinence from every kind o
This has been my own experience
and it has been the experience o
vast numbers of men and women liv
lng in every' country, and following
evr-y kind of occupation. Alcohol hai
been found to reduce the strength
and the hardest work has been bes1
and most easily accomplished undei
total abstinence.-Dr. Norman N
NOT ADVERTISED AS A BENEFIT
"How would you answer a man whc
Bays saloons help build up towns?'
By saying it is not true, and I chai
lenge the pro^f. Talk is not proof
In advertising the advantages of cities
and towns, banks and all sorts of use
ful business, and manufacturing en
terprises, schools, churches, and rall
roads are mentioned, but saloons ar?
never mentioned, or hinted at. Wh]
OUR COMING VOTERS AND LAW
The statesmen of tomorrow are tc
be found in this year of our Lord 191c
among the little folk of our own neigh
borhood, of our own town or city. Ia
that company there are boys who will
some day sit in congress, occupj
placeB in the state legislature, bi
called to the position of chief execu
tive of the state, act as mayors, oi
chiefB of police of our great cities. Ii
it not well worth our time to devot<
ourselves to preparing these prospeo
tive statesmen for their tasks.
DR. J. a BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE.
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
Appointments at Trenton
Street tu ff i rc Notice.
Notice is given that th<? annual
i commutation tax for slroci duly foT
the year PJ14 has been ii.\t ;i by th<
town council at ?2.00, the saun? ti
be due and payable at my offic
?luring the month of April 1914
Persons liable thereto failing to pa\
<ame must work on tho streets of
the town for the period of four
?lays. See ordinance.
E. J. Norris,
Clerk of Town Council.
Viarch 20, 191 ?.
TRUSTEES AND TEACHERS.
Trustees will please see that
teachers' final claims are accompa
tiied by annual reports. Teachers
will take notice that final claims
?viii not be approved without an
\V. VT. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Ed.
Special Farm Offer.
One hundred and seventy acre
highly improved, new buildings, 2
-tory colenial dwelling, everything
in neat and good order, .just 1 mile
? lorth of our town limits. ?59.00
oer acre. Best offer yet.
E. J. NORRIS.
These are to cite and admonisl
he kindled and creditors of E. Ai
l>unoh, of above County and Stat*.
'eceased, to file any and all clain
>r claims against said (state witl
me, as required by law.
JOHN F. BUNCH,
North Augusta, S. C., Mar. 7, '14
GEO. F. MIMS
Eyes examined and glasses fitted
only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Business Man Praises
Dr. Miles' Heart Remedy
Successful Merchant After Investigation
Found a Remedy That Re
stored His Health.
"This is Thanksgiving dar in the
stale of Pennsylvania, and I want to
devote a part of
it in writing a
letter to you.
On the 26th day
of November, '10,
I was stricken
called it Angina
Pectoris. I had
from one to five
attacks in 24
hours, in the
latter part of
I wrote to the
Miles Medical Co., for information con
cerning my c:ise, and in reply I received
a very kind and instructive letter,
which I handed to my family doctor,
and hu told me to use your Remedies
in connection with the medicine he
gave me. so I did. I used five bottles
of Irr. Milos' Heart Remedy and seven
bottles of Dr. Milos' Nervine I was
confined to the house for about four
months. The action of my heart is
now, and has been normal for the last
six months. I can truly recommend
Dr Miles' Nervine and Heart Remedy
to do what they are Intended for, if
used according to directions. I thank
yon kindly for your advice in answer to
my monthly reports. I am now sixty
seven years of age. have been in the
mercantile business for thirty-five years
and I iced retired for the liLSt thirteen
years." A. B. HOLJJNGER.
Dr. Miles' Haart Remedy ls sold and
guaranteed by all druggists. is
MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind.
"After vour in our family had died
of cou?'.'.mption I was taken with
a fright f ul cough and lung trouble,
but my life was saved andi gained
87 pouii'ls through, using
W. R. Patterson, "Wellington, Tex. v
PRjCEBO?andtrOO?Tm DRUGGISTS. *
Still the wonder grows that a greater
number of farmers do not raise
more horses and mules. Several
days ago Mr. W. E. Winn sold a
home-raised colt to his brother, Mr.
J. E. Winn, for ?200. Those who
.?aw the fine young mare say she
was a great bargain at that price.
The Winn brothers can afford to
keep brood mares, because they al
ways grow an abundance of corn at
home to si pplv the farm.
Go to see
Before insuringgelsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
Marling & Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
125 acres land near Hibernia
in Saluda county.
120 acres near Monetta, Sa
luda GO un ty.
.330 acres in Aiken eouniy,
100 acres near Ropers.
300 acres near Celestia or
Davis' mills in Greenwood
and Saluda counties.
50 acres near Edgefield C.
250 aeres near Trenton,S.C.
Several tract-* near meeting
Street, and other tracts near
Mouetta and Batesburg.
-A n ply to
A. S. TOMPKINS,
Edgefield, S. C.
No doubt you are, if
you suffer from any of the
numerous ailments to
which au women are sub
ject Headache, back
ache, sideache, nervous
ness, weak, tired feeling,
are some of the symp
toms, and you must nd
yourself of mern in order
to feel well. Thousands
of women, who have
been benefited by this
remedy, urge you to
I Gardui I
The Woman's Tonic
Mrs. Sylvania Woods,
of Clifton Mills, Ky., says:
' ' Before taking C a r d u i,
I was, at times, so weak I
could hardly walk, ana
the pain in my back and
head nearly killed me.
After taking three bottles
of Card ul, the pains dis
appeared. Now I feel as
well as I ever did. Every
suffering woman should
Southern Railway Schedule
Effective Sunday, March 1st,
1914, Schedule of train No. 8, Au
gusta to Columbia, will be as fol
Lv Warren ville
7:10 a m
7:40 a m
7:44 a m
8:15 a m
7:50 a m
8:29 a m
8:41 a. m
9:15 a m
9:20 a m
10:00 a m
10:30 a m.
Corresponding changes ai interme
diate stations. For additional in
formation, communicate with,
District Passengenr Agent,
722 Broad Street,
fl 9/V\ rn? 'I
WE ITA VE SPENT YEARS IN STUDY, MIXING AND DEMONSTRATING
THE FORMULAE WHICH GO TO MAKE UP THE S. S. FERTILIZERS.
AS A RESULT WE OFFER IN S. S. BRANDS AN ALL 'ROUND
FERTILIZER. ALL FERTILIZERS LOOK ABOUT ALIKE IN THE SACK,
BUT THE DIFFERENCE COMES OUT IN THE FIELD TEST. THAT
IS WHERE S. S. BRANDS WIN OUT. WE SEE TO IT THE PLANT
FOOD IS THERE AND PROPERLY BALANCED TO INSURE RESULTS.
WE DO NOT USE NITRATE OF SODA
As a source of ammonia (nitrogen) for our cotton and corn fertil
izer. It leaches out with the first rain. It should only be used as
a top dresser and for truck. We employ
FISH, BLOOD AND OTHER ANIMAL AMMONIATES
As the chief source of ammonia for our S. S. brands, knowing these ammonintes
to be the best plant food. We also furnish cotton seed meal mixtures, when or
dered. If your dealer does not handle S. S. goods write us, direct
Free money-purse and fertilizer booklet sent upon request All S. S.
fertilizers guaranteed to drill freely and to be in A-l mechanical con
dition. Order Early and Avoid Car Shortage.
SOUTHERN STATES PHOSPHATE
AND FERTILIZER COMPANY
AUGUSTA, GA. SAVANNAH, GA.
I am prepared to treat stock for all
diseases at reasonable prices. My head
office and hospital are at Johnton at
Jordan and Amaker's stable. Every
2nd Monday I will be found at H. C.
Watson's stables at Edgefield.
DR. J. M. LOVE.
? Jan. 7, 1914~>;mos.
By the Constitution and Rulfe
of the Democratic Party, the Dem
ocratic Clubs of Edgefield County
are required to meet on the fourth
Saturday of April, being the 25th
day of said month, for the purpose
of reorganizing, electing officers,
and electing delegates to the County
Convention to be held on the Fir t
Monday in Mav. Each Clnh is
entitled to one delegate for every
twenty-five members, and one del
"orate for a majority fraction there
of All of the clubs ?are urged o
meet, reorganize and elect delt
gates to the County Convention.
B. E. NICHOLSON,
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops the
Cough and Headache and works off the Cold.
Druggists refund money if it fails to cure.
E. W. GROVE'S signature on ?oca bos. Sc
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gle Mills, Engines, Boilers?;
S upplies and repairs, Porta
ble , Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
and SPLITTERS ,
Gins and Press Repairs.
S?. - L >.?** ?.. .
Aro "tike orignal fisli fcridlizGrs
Fertilizer ammoniated with Fish-Scrap is universally
admitted to be the plant food best suited to the cot
This is not a theory, but a fact proven by the experience of many.
The popularity of Royster's, the original and genuine fish-scrap
fertilizer has caused a host of brands to appear with fish in the
name: if you want to be sure of getting fish in the goods as well,
be sure to buy the brand that made fi^h-scrap famous; F. S. R.
If you are not already acquainted wiih the splendid results from
ROYSTER'S fish-scrap fertilizer, we simply ask that you test it
alongside any other brand and abide by the proven results.
F. S. ROYSTER GUANO CO.
Norfolk, Va. Baltimore, Md. Charlotte, N. C. Tarboro, N. C.
Spartanburg, S. C. Columbia, S. C. Macon, Ga. Columbus, Ga.,