fOffice No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, April 22nd.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. W. J. Hatcher has sold 15
Ford care within the past 30 day P.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank West were
among the visitors in Edgefield
Miss Addie Callihara, ofjAntioch,
is visiting her suter, Mrs. W. K.
Miss Mary Timmerman of Ridge
Spring is the guest of Miss Mae
Mrs. E. C. Brown of Greenville
is here visiting her mother, Mrs.
Ida F. Sheppard.
Mrs. J. F. Walker cf the Antioch
section is spending a week with
Mrs. O. B. Anderson.
Miss Elise Bates of Batesburg
has been the guest of Miss Lillian
Nicholson for several days.
Automobiles are as "thick as
hops" in Edgefield. New ones com
ing in almost daily.
The Advertiser predicts that Luke
May's toe will not gel well until
after the Mexican war is over.
Mrs. Sallie Nicholson was receiv
ed into the Baptist church last Sun
dav morning by letter from Berea.
Prof. Obediah Threewitts covered
?imss?f with glory Monday nfght
and greatly increased the popularity
of his "skule. "
Mrs. Mary Marshall of Alabama
spent several days here last week
visiting her sister, Mis. A. R. Nich
Work on the new Baptist church
goes steadily forward. Within a
few weeks all of the brick work
will be completed.
The program of the concert to
be given by the Choral club in the
opera house Friday night, May ?,
is published in this issue.
Hon. W. H. Nicholson and C.
A. Mays, Esq., came down from
Greenwood to see the Deestriek
Skule Monday night.
Misses Mamie Cheatham and
Ellee Swearingen laft Friday for an
extended visit to relatives and
friends in Tidal ia and McRae, Ga.
Mr. E. J. Minis, Miss Sadie
Mims and little Kate and Julian
?pent last Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. W. D. Ready at their home
No splinters have been left on
the floor of the opera house rostrum.
S. McGowan Simkins and Luke
May can tell you what became of
pome of them.
Mr. H. II. Sanders has added a
modern machine; tor slicing meats
to the iquipmentof his market. See
what he says to the housewives in
Iiis advertisement in titi.: issue.
The mission study el is- will not
meet at the home of Mrs. J. Wm.
Thurmond Friday afternoon as an
nounced on account of ti:" dinner
to be served by the Baptist ladies.
Mrs. R. I.. Dunovanl an 1 the
four youngest children are in
Georgetown visiting Mrs. Duno
vant's sisters, Mrs. Wayne Darling
ton and Mrs. Frank E. Johnstone.
Mr. W. E. Turner announces his
candidacy for the oflice of ma^i*.
trate of the Sth judicial district. He
is a good man and if elected will
dispense justice with an even hand.
The Greenwood boosters are
coming Friday 200 strong. Let's
give them a royal welcome, such a
welcome as they will not receive
anywhere else on their boosting
The members of the Edgefield
chapter U. D. C. will have a call
meeting on Friday afternoon, May
1, at 4 o'clock, at the home of M ri.
James Tompkins. A full attendance
is requested by the president.
1..e Edgefield butchers want it
distinctly understood that they do
not sell meat from all the different
kinds of cows that Will Lott
''written" about at the '"skule" com
mencement the other night.
Mr. J. F. l'ardue announces that
lie is a candidate for re-elertioii as
magistrate of the 4th judicial dis
trict. He is otie of th?' liest citizens
in the county and will do his ut
most to fill satisfactorily any office
to which he may be elected by the
Miss Florence Mounce of Augus
ta is th? guest of Miss Virginia Ad
Col. P. B. Mayson and his fiddle
can make old men young and young
men younger. That he is such a
gifted fiddler was a surprise to
Hon. John C. Sheppard and Dr.
J. G. Tompkins attended a meeting
of the (irand Lodge of the Knights
of Honor in Columbia last week.
Miss Julia Folk has had as her
guests Miss Effie Stoy of Athntn,
Miss Pearl Cameron of Brooklyn,
N. Y., and Miss Lucile Dukes of
Regular Baptist services will be
lield next Sunday; at the High
School auditorium at 11:30 a.m.
and in the Presbyterian church at
8:15 p. m. Sunday school at 10:30
Mr. B. F. Zimmerman spent a
?day and niyht in Edgetfeld last
week. He has promised to make a
long visit to his friends here later
in the spring. Mr. Zimmerman is
very highly esteemed in Edgetield.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman entertain
ed the members of the Johnston
orchestra and several lady friends
from Johnston with a six o'clock
dinner Monday. They came over to
the Deestrick Skule.
The recent cold weather has
caused many small pears to fall
from the trees. It is practically cer
tain though that a good peach ci op
will be made. If both are injured,
we have the blackberry aa a dernier
A meeting of the Choral club
will be held in tbe High School au
ditorium Friday night at 8:30
o'clock. The ladies will meet at the
home of Mis. R. G. Shannonhouse
for practice Friday afternoon at
five o'clock. o :. ?&?M?*m?M?a
Miss Mamie Dunovant came home
la?t Friday afternoon and remained
till Sunday afternoon. She was ac
companied by Miss Geneva Murray,
Miss Kate Martin and Miss Louise
Coleman, all of whom are teachers
in the Williston High School.
Rev. John Lake and Rev. Lands
dale, both of whom are representing
the Foreign Mission board, will be
in Edgefield Sunday, the 10th of
May. They will leave the next day
for the Southern Baptist convention
which will be held in Nashville.
We have added a torring car to'
our livery equipment and all calls,
either day or night, will be prompt
ly answered. A competent driver
will have charge of the car.
Wilson cfc Cantelou.
At the regular conference of the
Baptist church Sunday morning il
was decided that a bell be placed
in the church. The additional cost
will be about *?o. Whether or not
a pipe organ will be purchased and
installed by the time the building
is completed will be decided at the
next monthly conference.
When the post office is closed
stainjK can he purchased ?ii the
drug store of Collett & Mitchell. !
j This will bo a great convenience lo!
the public. Instead of having
wait while the mail is being opened
i v> mail a letter, .stamps can lie oh
i tai ned :t tba popular store across
j the street.
j Religious Notices.
i ? _
Rev. E. C. Bli ley will preach at
T-enton this Sunday morning and
at Johnston Sunday night. Remem
ber places and hours.
Revival services in Columbia
conducted by Rev. P. P. Blalock
resulted in a good revival and 18
accessions to that church.
Next Sunday morning at ll
o'clock there will be preaching at
the Edgefield Methodist church,
and in the afternoon at mill chapel
by Rev. J. R. Walker.
FOR SALE-Some very fine
registered Berkshire pigs at ?l?
each, eight, weeks old, deliveries
May 1st. R. H. Middleton, Clark's
inn, s. c.
FOR PROMPT SALE-Georgia
plantation at a bargain, thirty miles
frcm Macon, containing 2700 acres.
Address Land Trust Company, 510
Grant Building, Atlanta, Ga.
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 as I
conceive, pledging myself to support
the nominees of the Democratic party.
W. G. Wells.
I respectfully announce that I am a |
candidate for the office of Supervisor
of Edgefield county and solicit the votes
of the people, pledging myself if elect
ed to a faithful discharge of the duties j
and to support t he nominees of the
R. J. Moultrie.
For County Treasurer.
Appreciating your past favors for|
Treasurer of Edgefield County, I an
nounce my candidacy again for said office |
and pledge myself to support the nomi
nees of the Democratic party. The]
term of this office is now four years.
E. S. Johnson.
I respectfully announce that I am a|
candidate for re-election to the office
of auditor of Edgefield county andi
?ledge myself to abide the result of the
J. R. Timmerman.
For Judge of Probate.
This is to announce that I am a can
didate for re-election to the office of |
Probate Judge. I shall abide the re
sult of Primary Election and support
W. T. Kinnaird.
1 hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the office of magistrate of |
the 8th judicial district and pledge my
self to abide the result of the Demo
T. J. McDowell.
1 respectfully announce that I am a|
candidate for tbe office of magistrate
of the 4th judicial district and will
abide the result of the Democratic |
J. F. Pardue.
I hereby announce that I am a
candidate for the office of magistrate
of the 8th judicial circuit of Edgefield
county and pledge myself co abide the
result of the Democratic primary.
Just received a barrel of Arairon's
fresh roasted coffee, 25cts. a pound.
See our Lion Brand work shoes.
They are made ri^ht and priced
right. Every pair guaranteed.
Mukashy Bargain House.
See our large spring line of Men's
and Hoys' suits in all of the popu
lar weaves and colors.
Mukashy Bargain H?use.
We invite the ladies to call to see
our beautiful assortment of ready
to-wear hats. We can Gave yow
Mukashy Bargain Houst.
Uart Schaffner cfc Marx are the
largest and lines! clothes makers in
the world, riieir prices range from
$18.00 np to ib'* finest, now wo
have marked the price from $15.00
and the liner grades in proportion.
Sec us about your next suit.
!.' <; .Merlins, A;.-usia Ca.
Land roth's seed Irish potatoes,
M.line grown, in all of the popular
varieties ai i-r> cents per peck.
W. K. Lynch ?fe Co.
We have just received a large
shipment of eastern Irish potatoes
for seed. Can supply all of the popu
Penn cfc Holstein.
Write us for Men's or Boys suits,
we will convince you that we have
finer gooda for less money.
F G Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Fresh supply of Land rel h's \ege
table seed, the kind that never fail
W. E. Lvnch & Co.
Improved Meat Slicer.
I wish to announce to the house
keepers of Edgefield and vicinity
that I have purchased an up-to
date meat slicer for slicing cooked
meats, and that I now keep on
band ham, beef and breakfast bacon
ready to serve. Will slice i ti for you
any thickness desired. Can slice as
thin as a sheet of paper, if desired.
When you want a quick lunch or
wish to serve cold supper Sunday
nights, call md let me supply yon
with these meats properly sliced.
We invite the ladies to call and see
our modem cutter in operation.
H. H. Sanders.
Found a Cure For Rheumatism.
"I Ruffered with rheumatism foi
two years and could not get my
right hand to my mouth for that
length of time," writes Lee L.
Chapman, Mapleton, Iowa. '*]
suffered terrible pain so I could not
deep or lie still at night. Five years
a?io I began using Chamberlain's
liniment and in two months I wat
well and have not suffered with
rheumatism since." For sale by all
Strengthens Weak and Tired
I was under a great strain nnrs
ing a relative through three months
sickness, writes Mrs. J C Van Di
Sande, of Kirkland, 111., and Elec
tric Hitters kept me from breaking
down. I wi'l never be without it.
Do you feel tired and worn out?
No appetite and food won't digest?
It isn't the spring weather. You
need Electric Bitters. Start a
month's treatment to-day; nothing
better for stomach, liver and kid
neys. The great spring tonic. Re
lief or money back. 50c and SI.CC
at your druggist.
Notice of Election and
Council Chamber, Edgefield, S. C.
March 20, 1914.
Notice is hereby given that or
the 26th day of May, A. D. 1914 a
the Court House, County of Edge
field, State of South Carolina, an
election will be held for Mayor and
Six Wardens (one warden frorr
each watd) to ?serve the said towr
for the next ensuing term of twe
years. At said election, H. C.
Watson, W. H. Bee and W. S
Covar are hereby appointed to ac
as managen?. By order of tin
Town Council of the Town ol
Edgefield, S. C.
'S. G. EDWARDS,
Mayor of the Town of Edgefield
E. J. NORRIS (Corp. Seal) Clerl
& Treas, of Town Council.
R K< ? ISTRATION NOTIt J K.
The Books of Registration of tin
Town of Edgefield, S. C., will b<
opened at my office in the Farmer:
Bank of Edgefield, S. C., on th?
gm?1 iij ui iepm? IA. "n.; ?'m-g-"K
register the qualified voters thereol
for the Municipal Election to b(
held on the 26th day of May, A. D.
W. A. BTRD,
Supervisor of Registration ol' thi
Town of Edgefield.
A Good Drug Store.
It takes more than a stook o
drugs and good intentions to mak
a good drug store, it requires ai
intimate knowledge of weighing
measuring and mixing, which come
only after careful study and experi
(.ncc Your prescriptions will li
properly filled at our -turc. W
have .?very mt.dem facility ?md -w
Penn & Holste in
The next regular teachers' exam
?nation will be held Friday, May 1
Usual subjects. White applicant
will report at the court-hon.se, am
colored applicants at Macednni
school building. Work begin
promptly at 9 o'clock, and close
at 4 o'clock.
W. W. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Education.
Excursion Fares to Spartan
burg, S. C., and Return Via
Premier Carrier of the South A(
countot South Atlantic States Mu
sic Festival, May 6-8, 1914. Rouh
Proportionately reduced fare
from other points. Tickets on sah
May .] to 6 includive v ith fin??
limit returning May 10, 1914. Fo
further information, communicat
Magruder Dent, District Passer
ger Agent, Augusta, Ga.
tr ling's ta Discover*
I KILLS THE COUGH. CURES THE LUNGS!
Cakes, hot bSscu?
other pastry, are
in the American U
ing Powder will
No Alum-Mo L
Wen's Kuox straw bats.
Look to Your Plumbing.
Yon know what happens in a
house in which the plumbing is in
poor condition-everybody in the
house is liable fto contract typhoid
or some other fever. The digestive
organs perform the same functions
in the human body as the plumbing
loes for the house, and they should
be kept in tirst-class condition all the
time. If you have any trouble with
your digestion take Chamberlain's
ablets and you are certain to get
quick relief. For sale by all dealers.
Spring Laxative and Blood
Flush out. the accumulated waste
and poisons of the winter months;
cleans your stomach, liver and kid
neys of ali impurities. Take Dr.
King's New Life Pills; nothing bet
ter for purifying the blood. Mild,
non-griping laxative. Cures consti
pation; makes you feel Hue. Take
no other. 25c at your druggist.
Bucklen's Arnica salve for all hurts.
Straight at it.
There is no usc of our "beating
around thc bush." We might ns
well out with it lirst as last. vve
want you to try Chamberlain's
cough remedy the next time you
have a cough or cold. There is no
reason so far as we can see why you
should not do so. This preparation
by its remarkable cures has gaim
a world-wide reputation, and people
everywhere speak of it in the high
est terms of praise. It is for sale by
When you worl
money, don't fool ii
work hard for yoi
only take care of i
bank. They'll mal
-that's their busir
OFFICERS: J. C. Sheppard,
pres.; K.J. Minis, Cashier: J. H.
DIRECTORS: J. C. Sbeppar
Rainsford, John Rainsford B. E.
C. Fuller, B. J. Mims,.l. II. Aile
t, hot breads, and
unity. Royal Bak
make them more
Moss Democratic Club.
In accordance with the rules of
the Democratic party. The mem
bers of Moss Township D?mocratie
Club are requested to meet at
Branson Scool Hou*e Saturday eve
ning April -J?lo, at four o'clock
for the purpose of re organizing
and electing delegates to the county
convention which meets May the
C. M. Williams, Pres.
$15.000 special suits, all wool
nicely made $25.50 values. We
have marked our goods down at the
start, we can save you from $3.00
to *7. 50 on a suit. Spend 815.00
F. (T. Merlins, An gusta, (4a.
Clears Complexion, Removes
Why go through life erabansFed
and disfigureu with pimples, erup
tions, blackheads, red rough skin,,
or suffering the tortuns of eczema,
itch, tetter, salt rheum. Just ask
your druggist for Dr. Hobson's ec
zema ointment. Follow the simple
suggestions and your skin worries
are over. JV1 i ld, soothing, effective.
F.xoellenr for babies and -tlcrieatC7~
tender skin. Stops chapping. Al
ways helps. Relief or money back.
5uo at your druggist.
Notice to Creditors.
All Kindred and Creditors hold
ing any claim, rr claims, against
the estate of James U. Rives, de
ceased, are hereby notified to file
sn me with me, as Administratrix of
said estate, as required by law.
Mrs. Annie E. Rives,
Administratrix of estate of J. U.
li n A?o
Zimmerman Co.--.Sc. 9
k hard for your
t away. Make it
i. It will, if you
t, and put it in the
ie it work for you
Pres.; B. E. Nicholson1 Vice
Allen, assistant Cashier
d, Geo. W. Adams, Thos. H.
Nicholson, A. S. Tompkins, C.
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