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LARGEST CIRCULATION IN
Wednesday, May 6th.
I hardly know so true a mark of a
little mind as the servile ;mmitatiou
County Democratic Convention.
The county Democratic conven
tion met Monday with lOOfdelegates
present, all ot' the ._'<? clubs being
tully represented. The convention
was formally organized by the elec
tion of B. E. Nicholson as presi
dent and J. I.. M ?ms and S. .T. Wat
son secretaries. Resolutions were
adopted endorsing S. T. Carter,
State treasurer, and .1. E. Swearin
gen, State sun* rintendent ol' educa
tion, ami .commending them for
their faithfulness as servants of the
people. The following delegates
were elected to the State conven
tion: B. E. Nicholson, J. A. Lott,
J. Iv. Allen, ii. K. Tillman, B. I),
kvitchings and J. P. DeLaughter.
.The Edgeh'eid delegation was in
structed to vote as a unit in th i
State convention. A. E. Padgett
was (dec-led a member of the State
The lencrtli of tl)?- supervisor's
term of office, whether two or four
years, was generally discussed and
the sentiment of the convention was
strongly in favor of making the
term four years. Supervisor A. A.
Edmunds was present and gave his
reasons for contending for four i
years, reading letters from the at- i
tornej general [riving the law bear
ing upon the matter. While no
definite action was taken by the I
convention relative to placing this i
office in the primary il is practical- <
ly certain that there will be no elec
tion for enanty supervisor until i
1916. Mr. Edmunds will hold the ?
office for two more years. In this
connection it is but [?roper to state i
that tlo- law lixfs the term of office
for iii?- county commissioners the
same as that for supervisor, their
tenn then being four years ,n this i
Thc convention was altogether ?
harmonious, [inmediately after the ; ?
convention adjourned a meeting of
the executive committee was held,1
being presided over by !5. E. NTich- !
olson, the county chairman, VV. K.
Lott was elected secretary and A.
E. Padgett treasurer. The orticel
of magistrate waa placed in the pri- \
mary and :i resolution adopted t?>
the effect thal no idiots will be
counted in tbegprimary Sir magis
trate unless cast in t!te district in
which the voter resides. Ballots
for magistrate must also bc cast in
a separate box. A subsequent meet- i
iii".- of the executive committee will j
be called to arrange the campaign '
meetings, lix the assessments of j
candidates and appoint the election j
Program Memorial Day Exer
Opera house, Sunday afternoon,
May 10, 3:30 o'clock.
Openiug prayer by Rev. E. C.
Quartette, "Carolina Hills,'" Mrs.
R. G. Shannonhouse, Mrs. VV. L.
Dcnovant, Mrs. John Ii. Tompkins
id George F. Minis.
Reading, ''The Old Con fed," Miss
? ith Tompkins.
Vocal sob?, "They sleep in fields
<*?.':' battle," Mrs. Shannojiouse.
Collection for Shiloh monument
Address by Hon. R. A. Cooper
Bestowal of (.'rosses of Honor.
Cornet solo, '\fust before the bat
tle mother," Rev. P. P. Blalock.
Prize awarded pupil of Graded
School for best paper on The But
lers of Edgcfield during war be
tween, the states, presented by Gov.
John C. Sheppard.
Song, "In the Sweet Bye-and
Benediction by Dr. M. D. Jeff
Write us for Men's or Hoys suits,
we will convince you that wc have
finer goods for less money.
F G Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Honor Roll Edgefield School.
1st (-?rade: Elizabeth Timmer
?nan, Mary Marsh, George Allen
Ph ur mo nd. Royal SJiannonhons!
Jack Feltham, Robed Tompkins,
''.'iirv Clippard, Hansford Minis,
Advanced 1st: Allen Edwardo
Elizabeth Paul, Robert Arlhnr.
.nd Grade: Bl iza b-th Lott, Isa
bel Byrd. Benjamin Coffbuin, Ed
. in Rives Wallace Sheppard, John
Wells, Lilly Harris.
Mid Grade: Eleanor Minis, Helen
Nicholson, Mobley Sheppard. Cor
ie Oheatham, Mitchell Wells, Ger
trude Thurmond, George Tomp
kins, Francis Carpenter. Sam Paul,
R&yniond Folk, Lilly Holsen.
4th Grade: William Folk, Loi
Mini*. William McManus, Dixon
Zimmerman, James Dobson, Mary
Nicholson, Geneva Quarles.
otb Grade: Strom Thurmond,
Edith Ouzts. Nellie Paul, Ellen
Quarles, Norma Shannonhouse, Sara
6th Grade: Arthur Britt, Edwin
Folk, James Porter, James Bacon
Sharpton, Ilene Harlin?.
7th Grade: Margaret May, Wi'lie
Peak, Lucile Reel.
8th Grade: Onida Pattison, Ma
ry Lewis, Pearl (?naries. Carroll
Ransford, Jones Morgan, M;uie
Holson, Douslas Timmerman.
nth Grade: Lula Ou/.ts, Blondelle
Han, Alma DeLoach, Ida Folk,
10th (-?rade: Frances Simkins,
Willie May Hart.
Woman's Christian Temperance !
The W. C. T. IT. held their
monthly meeting for May on Tues
day afternoon being the guests of j
Mrs. M. E. Barker and Mrs. C. E.
The devotions were conducted by
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant.
A financial report wai made by
Mrs. J. L. Minis of all collections
and disbursements relating to the
[Tpshaw meeting and the "Deestrick
Skule/1 leaving after all expenses
are paid $147.77 in the treasurer.
A large number were present, 3nd
the programme was a memorial to
Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens. Mrs.
E. J. Norris read a beautiful sketch
of the life and work of Mrs. Stevens,
followed by a very pathetic, but in
teresting article read by Mrs. W.
E. Lott, entitled "My Mother" pre
pared for the union signed by Mrs.
Gertrude Stevens Laritt the only
?hild of Mrs. Stevens.
Mrs. J. W. Stewart read the last
words written for the public b;.- Mrs.
Stevens, and Mrs. Dunovant gave a
description of her parting hours, j
One of her last messages was one of |
"love to ail White Ribbon friends'i
in the state, the nation and the |
world." Atter the singing of "Shall i
We Meet Beyond tue River', the
memorial session closed.
A very pleasing feature of the
programme was a quartette of ladies
voices in "Carolina Hills." The
refreshments, were a dainty salad
Bourse and iced tea most graciously
served by Misses Jusie Sheppard
ind Mai garet May.
Tribute to Mrs. Sarah J. Wates.
Dear Advertiser: Permit meto
lay a lb?wer upon the newly made
grave of our dear friend Mrs. Tee
I have many strong friends. I am
thankful tu say. but never had a
truer, more constant, more faithful
one than poor Tee Jennings, after
ward Mrs. Wates. I'nor child al
ways frail, it seems fate had de
creed that her life should be one o?'
service, one of trial, and affliction,
but its all ovei now, and instead of
mourning we should be rejoicing.
lier life was short, but fragrant,
fragrant in deeds of devotion, in |
deeds of love, and sunshine. And
because we shall see her frail form
ii) more upon the earth. I beg to lay
this poor tribute upon the mound,
so to speak, that holds all that ie
mortal of a choice spirit, gone home
to God while we pray (-Jods bless
ings upon her devoted sister so
crushed by this sad dispensation.
I). A. J. Bell.
The "Skule" at Red Hill.
Prof. Obediah Th ree wi tts and his
twenty-odd scholars went out to
j Red Hill and gave the "Deestrick
j Skule" Monday night. The occasion
j was a complete success. The at ten d
I ance was good and would have been
much larger had not a threatening
oloud appeared just at the time many
I from a distance were about to leave
I home The play was well presented
and was well received by the good
I people of Red Hill. The sum of
's$55.:J.o cents was received at the
door, which, after fr>.8d was paid
; for the expense of arranging the
; hall, was divided equally between
! Red Hill church and tho Presbyte
j rian, Methodist, Episcopal and Bap
tist churches <d' Edgefield. All of
I the merry party that went from
Edgefield greatly enjoyed the trip.
They partook of a delightful picnic
dinner on the roadside about sunset.
What Others Say
Arresting editors for libel is one of
the late styles of campaigning in South
Carolina. Greenwood Index.
Will be Foithcoming.
Our guess is that the next time we
demand a salute from anybody the sa
lute will be forthcoming without any
quibbling. - Anderson Mail.
You Have Heard Same.
Some public discourses are like a
level plain. Turn your eyes any way
and the scene is the same, just one
monotonous stretch, one broad ex
panse, each part like the other parts.
So with many discourses. Nothing
stands out prominent, nothing arrests
the attention. - SpartanburgJournal.
What People Make lt.
The rural church will be what the
rural people who compose the church
make it. The church will meet its op
portunity as the members maet their
obligations as Christian men and wo
men. The church in the country is and
always will be what country people
make it.-Farm and Ranch.
Should Work Both Ways.
lt is time for some of the newspa
pers to be entering suits against poli
ticians for libel. We might as well
make the thii.g interesting while we
are about it. Tact is, newspaper men
have been abused by office-seekers long
enough anyway. - Bamberg Herald.
Use Commou Sense.
Do exercise some common sense in
visiting the sick. Never enter the sick
chamber unless your presence is help
ful and desirable. Many persons have
been much worried when sick In
curious visitors.-Spartanburg Jour
Remedy for "Blues."
If you are beset with a bad case of
"the lilues," get out and away from ;
your cares. Ride a mortorcycle one
hour and if you do not get killed, you ?
will certainly be cured. Take a walk,
a run. a horseback ride--do anything
save grind on. You will lind the change
most helpful. If all these things fail |
to help, take--a dose of calomel.
For Whom to Vote?
We cannot tell you: would not if we
could; but we do not know just the in
dividuals to point out and say: "Vote 1
for these." It would be too personal,
too pointed and altogether too impo
lite? But we do sr .: "Vote for com
petent men; vote for honest men; vote
for independent, seii-reliant men; vote
for clean men, high-minded men; vote
for such men, no matter whether it be
your personal friend or your personal j
foe. A citizen should be big enough
and broad enough and wise enough to 1
choose the man best qualified, no matter '
whether it be friend or foe -Union
Ti mes. ,
Diner-I've forgo!ten what I j
wanted to order and I had it on the (
tip of my tongue.
Waite!-What did you sav about '
a tip, sir.
Doesn't it give you a terrible
feeling when you run over a man,
they asked him.
"Well, If he's a large man, re
plied the automohilist, it does give
one a pi etty rough jolt.
Photographer <t<- young man)-It
will make a much better picture if
yon put your hand on your father's
The father -It would be much
more natural if he had his lund in
Peck-Fill sir prised that you
should lose your self-control, Maria.
That's something von never saw me
Mrs. Peck-Von lost control of
yourself the day I .married you.
Now hold your tongue!
The American visitor was being
shown through the English jail. OD
the door of a cell on the woman's
side hung this placard:
(-Jone out to lunch.
Will return in a few days.
"Whose cell is that?" asked the
"Mrs. Pankhurst's," replied the
Some time ago an Alabama lady
kindly undertook to advise one of
her negro maids as to certain rules
of propriety that always should be
observed by young women to whom
attentions are paid by gentleman
friends, says the Houston Post. One
evening the lady, wondering wheth
er her seeds had been sown upon
rocky ground, stationed herself in a
rocker near the kitchen door, where
she was entertained by the follow
"Look her.-, don't you try to git
fresh wif me! My name's Miss
Smith, not Mary. Ah, don't 'law
mah best an' most pa'tie'lar friends
to call me Mary."
"Ah beg your pahdon, Miss
? Smith, but say. Miss Smith, would
?yo' jos's soon shift to de oder knee?
This yere one's tired."
[dre tor Stomacn Disorder
J Disorder? "f tli" stomach may K
avoi<l>H hy the used Chamberlain':
(tablet*. Many very remarkable cure
Ju VP 'v*en effected by lhe.?e tablets
fs; ,?,1 by all dualer*.
)ceep Bowel Movement Regular
! Dr. Kimr's New Life Pills keep
?'.nina cb. liver a tul kidney* in
healthy condition. Kid the body ol'
poisons and wast?'. Improve youi
complexi?n by Hushing the livei
and kidneys. I got more relief from
one box of Dr. King's New Life
Pills than any medicine T ever trb*d,
says C li Hatfield, of Chicago, III.
25c at your druggist.
Child Cross? Feverish? Sick?
A cross, peevish, Jislless chilli,
with coated tongue, pale, doesn't
sleep; eats something very little,
then again ravenously; stomach
sour, breath fetid; pains in stomach,
with diarrhoea; ;grinds teeth while
asleep, and starts up with terror
all suggest a worm killer-some
thing that expels worms, and almost
every child has them. Kickapoo
worm killer is needed, Gel a box
to-day. Start at once. Von won't
have to coax, as Kickapoo worm
killer is a candy confection. Expels
the worms, the cause of your child's
trouble. "J?c at your druggist.
Judge for Yourself.
Which is Better, Try an Experi
ment cr Profit by an Edge
field Citizen's Experience.
Something new is an experiment
Must be proved to be as repre
The statement of a manufacturer
is not convincing proof of merit.
But the endorsement, of friends is,
Now sup posing you had a bail
A lame, weak or aching one,
Would you experiment on h f
You will read of many so-called
Endorst'il hy strangers from far
iway jd aces.
It's different when the endorse
ment comes from home.
Easy to prove local testimony.
Read this Edgefield case.
Mrs. C H Key. Wigfall ?tree1,
ridgefield, S. C., says: "I suffer red
intensely from pains in my back
md head and my eyes were also
peeled. I learned of Doan's kidney
??ills and began using them. Tl?py
did me a world of good, relieving the
trouble from my kidneys. 1 nevci
knew of another remedy that acts
Pri?e dOe at all dealers. Don't
-imply ask for a , kidney remedj
jet Doan's kidnev pills-the same
[hal Mrs. Key had. Foster-Milburn
['ci.? Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
Notice of Election.
Slate (if* South Carolin",
County of Edgefield.
Whereas, a petition has been riled
wiiii us, and all legal requirements
having been mei it is ordered that
.1. li. Pdoeker, M. H. Hamilton and
VV. M. Ransom, 'constituting tin
regularly .appointed Hoard of Trus
tees of South Kl in wood School Dis
iriet No. do hold an election ai
Blocker School House on Saturday,
May Hi. 1014, to voie upon thc
i|iiestion of levying and collecting a
special tax ol' two (-2) mills on the
dollar of all taxable property i ir
said district, proceeds of such levy
to be used for school purposes in
South Elmwood School District
At this election only such resi
dent electors as return real or per
sonal property for taxation, and
who exhibit their tac receipts and
registration certificates as required
in general elections shall be allowed
Those favoring the special levy
shall cast a ballot with the word
"Ves" written or printed thereon,
and those opposed to such levy
shall cast a ballot with the word
"No" written or printed thereon.
Within ten days after the election,
if a majority of those votjngshall
favor the special levy, the managers
! will submit to county auditor the
result of the election. The polls
shall open at J5 o'clock a. m., and
close at 4 o'clock p. m., and in all
respects comply with Sec. PJOS,
of Laws ol' South Carolina.
W. W. Puller,
E. H. Polk,
Co. Hoard of Education,
Edgefield Co., S. C.
Aprii 7, r.'-U.
ii lo. OOO special suits, all wool
nicely made $35.50 values. We
have marked our goods down at the
start, we can save you I rom *:i.00
to $7.50 on a suit. Spend 815.001
save ?6.00. I
F. G. Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Rheumatism (Quickly Cured.
My -Mer's husband had ?un at
tack of rheumatism in hi> arm
orites a ut i! known resident of
Newton, iowa ''I ?ave him a bottle
?f Chainherlain's liniment 'vhieh be
inplied :<. his arm ami II II the next
'norning the rheumatism was pone.''
Ifor chronic mn>ciilnr rheumaiism
you will lind nothing better than
Chamberlain's liniment. Sold bv
TEE "NEW P
Though she wc
stove, within ea
irons, she keeps
broil, roast, toasl
any other stove1
cost less for fuel
of coal and ashe
mg heat you v
you want it.
New Perfection Ste
2, 3, and 4 burner
! 91 4 model-No.
plete with broiler,
oven. Regular over
can be obtained ser
sizes. Sad-iron hec
free with every stove
At dealers everywh
Washington, D. L
All of the Ne
Our Spring stock is m
part ment. It matters not
have it. Come in to see t
that we ure showing in til
season. Goods tor dresses
lor waists-for misses and
very large stock of trimmii
Wv eau please the most
Wv arc showing a ht
derwear for ladies, misses,
before yon buy your suppl
Our Shoe Departmen
most stylish oxfords and si
thc popular lasts and in pu
Wv invite the men an
clothing and hats. Our pi
Health a Factor in Success.
The largest factor contributing
to a man's success is undoubtedly
i tilth. It has been observed that a
man is seldom sick when his bow els
are regular, he is never well when
they are constipated. For constipa
tion you will rind nothing quite so
good as Chamberlain's tablets. Tl er
not only move the bowels but im
prove the appetite and strengthen
the digestion. They are sohl by all
)rks next to the
sy reach of her
cool and com
s because she
sn Stoves bake,
vvi?l do, and they
I. No handling
s-all the cook
/ant, just when
>ves are made in I,
sizes. Also a new
5 Stove, sold corn
toaster, and fireless
i, broiler and toaster
irately for smaller
tier and cook-book
ere, or write direct
er.sey) Charlotte, N. C
vlORE Charlestown, Vi. Va.
Charleston, S. C
!)w complete in every de
what thc ladies want we
ill the new Spring fabrics
ie beautiful colors of the
;, goods for skirts, goods
ladies. We also have a
ii gs, lace embroidery, etc.
exacting buyer in these
.autiful assortment of nu
men and boys. Come in
y of light underwear.
t is well supplied with the
ippers. We have them in
tents, gun metal, tans and
id boys to see our stock of
rices are reasonable.
J. W. PEAK.