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Jacksonville Has Many High
Class Roads to Points
of Interest
! -
iTrlps to Be Taken Over Them in Au
Comobiles During the Reunion of
Confederates May 6, 7, 8.
Jacksonville, Fla., April.-lt is safe
lo say that hundreds; and possibly
.thousands, of visitors to Jacksonville
. thring the week of the great Reunion
?I Confederate Veterans and Sons of
Veterans, will make the trip from
their homes in automobiles. Numer
ous inquiries have been received from
?H parts of the country concerning
Toad conditions, and esp? ::ially in re
gard to the practicability of reaching
Other points in Florida by automobile
trips from Jacksonville.
For the information of auto caners,
-desirous of bringing their rara to
Jacksonville at the time of the Re
?onion. attention iE called to the fact
that, the city license books show that
Chere are over i:,000 licensed automo
biles in the city of Jacksonville alone,
and during the past winter season
. more than 2,500 motor-driTen vehicles
have passed through Jacksonville ea
route Lo various places on the Florida
peninsula. Unless there were fairly
good roads, leading from Jacksonville
to other pe?ri.ops of Uie State, there
*- . Wonjil not hive beun one-Leuth a?
many oars ia Florida this season, and
th"e"aome people of Jacksonville would
HQ^hayo invested so heavily in motor
,. -vehicles.
Bural county, of which Jacksonville
Is tie county seat, was amoag the 6ret
-of the Florida counties to issue road
Improvement bonds and to begin the
paving of its highways with vitrified
paving brick aDd concrete. With a
population of only 75,000 in 1909, this
?ounty issued road improvement bonds
that year to the amount of $1,000,000,
lind it was provided that not more
than $250,000 was to be expended in
road construction each year for four
.years. The bonds were sold at a
huudsoine premium and the money
has ali bc-en expended on the rpads of
the county, with a result that this
county new has some of the rory best.
In the South, and these reads are a
joy to the joyrider und to all persons
who ose them.
But this is not ail; for the Board of
County Commissioners ls nt the pres
ent time working up interest in a
proposition to issue from $2,000,000 te
$5,000,000 additional road improve
ment bonds and construe ? "-'
.-,-r> ??' . re?u
way rour hundred feet in width and
twenty miles in length. Here is the
ideal automobile course and it is vis
ited by thousands cf cars every year.
From the city to the seashore the
county has constructed a magnificent
boulevard, paved with vitrified brick
and with concrete for the entire dis
tance. Hundreds of cars traverse this
Atlantic Boulevard, as it is known,
daily, and during the Reunion many
thousands of visitors will make the
trip by auto to the beach. Once on
the seashore they will find much tc
Interest, them. Surf bathing will be
at its best during the Reunion week
and many visitors from interior points,
who have never before hud the oppor
tunity to plunge into the big breakers
of Old Ocean, will find the experience
a novel and delightful one.
From Jacksonville to St Augustine
the distance by auto is SS miles and
the trip is easily made in two hours.
In fact, the record for the trip is one
tour and nine minutes, but that is al
most too fast for a trip to the oldest
city in the United States.
The road from South Jacksonville,
on the opposite side of the majestic
St. Johns river from the Reunion city,
ls paved with shell for nine miles and
the going is good. Then comes t-ix
miles of brick paving over which the
cars fairly skim along. The next four
miles, to the Duval county line, have
not yet'been paved, but a temporary
surface of shavings has been provid
ed. From tho county line to St. Au
gustine, a distance of 18 miles, the
road is not yet paved but shell has
been placed In the wheel ruts and good
time can be made by the average car.
Still another attractive trip, on the
south side of the St. Johns river, is
that to Mandarin, a pretty little vil
lage on tlie banks of the river, about
fifteen miles from the city. This road
jg well paved with shell for the entire
distance and passes, through some
very pretty orango groves, which in
themselves are au attraction to all.
At Mandarin there are a number of
attractive homes, surrounded by pret
ty gardens, groves and farms. This
village is the site of thc former home
of the late Mrs. Harriett Beecher
Stowe, the author of "Uncle Tom's
Cabin."
The city of Jacksonville has sisty
miles or paved streets and contracts
are now outstanding for several addi
tional miles, work on which will start
Immediately after the reunion, as it is
the desire of the city authorities not
to have the streets torn up while the
visitors aro here.
Sight-seeing automobiles are numer
ous in J? olesen ville every winter ?ind
this year several of the 'artie cn rn will
romain over until after the reunion.
ADAM'S ?Sid LOLL
DROUGHT j RESITING
OTTO.M.
Two years ayo I purchased som
?inproved cotton seed from a Geer
..ia farmer who had bred it up, pav
ins 81.18 cents per pound foi tin
seed, lt is large, deeprooted. rc
sisting drought storm and rusi
Have made (5G4 pounds per acre ol
lint on thin land by using only -20i
pounds of standard guano. On saun
grade of land fwith my next best
variety only made 300 pounds o
lint. Seed cotton from SS well d?
./eloped bolls weighs a pound. VVil
stand drought three weeks longe
than other varieties.
I have a limited quantity of seed
ihat 1 will sell for *5.00 per bushel.
Send in vour orders at once.
R. F. ADAMS.
R. F. D. No. 2,Batesburg, S. C.
'twujLwg^,.ujn,;''nLiw
I Make the Old Suit
Look New
We are better prepared
than ever to do first-class
work in cleaning and press
ing of all kinds. Make your
old pants or suit new by let
ing U6 clean and press them. ?
Ladies skirts and suits al
so cleaned and pressed. Sat- j
isfaction guaranteed.
Edgefield Pressing
Club
WALLACE HARRIS PROP.
Guard Your Children
Against Bowel Trouble
Many children st an early age
become constipated, and frequently
scrious consequences result. Not
being able to reali::c his own con
dition, a child's bowels should bc
constantly watched, and a gentle
laxative given when necessary.
. Dr. Miles Laxative Tablets arc
j especially well adapted to women
j and children. The Sisters of
! Christian Charity, 531 Charles St.,
! Luzerne, Pa., who attend many
I cases of sickness say of them:
"Some limn ago wo bwran using Dr.
' Miles' Laxative Tablets and find that
we like thurn very much. Their act;<>n
j is excellent and wo are grateful for
j having been made acquainted with
! them. We have had f?ood results in
every case and the Sisters are Tory
much pleased." .
Thc form and flavor of any medi
: cine, is very important, no mattrr
i kuiij ?s overcome. The shape of
; the tablets, their appearance and
I candy-like tr.stc at once appeal to
! any child, with the result that they
I are taken without objection.
I The rich chocolate flavor and
absence of other t::ste, make Dr.
Miles' Laxative Tablets the ideal
remedy for children. 3
If the first box fails to benefit,
thc pr.ee is returned. Ask your
: druggist. A Lox o: 25 doses costs
only 2't c?'nts. Never sold in bulk.
MILES MEDICAL CO.. Elkhart, Ind. I
Veternary Surgeon
I arri prepared to treat stock for all
diseases at reasonable prices. My head
office and hospital are at Johnton at
Jordan and A maker's stable. Every
2nd Monday I will be found at H. C.
Watson's stables ar Edgefield.
DR. J. M. LOVE.
Jan. 7. 1914-?irnos.
Notice of Final Dis
charge.
To AH Whom These Presents May
Concern:
Whereas, T. J M. Scott has
made application unto this Court
for Final Discharge as Administra
tor in re the Estate of Mrs. S. E.
Chapman deceased on this the 8th
day of May 1914.
These Are Therefore to cito any
and ail kindred, creditors, or par
ties interested, to show cause be.
fore me at my office at Ed ge he'd
('oort House. South Carolina, on
the 12th day of June 1014 at 1 1
o'clock a. tn , why said ord.-r uf
Discharge should u?'t bc granted.
W. I'. Kinnaird,
J. P. C.. E. E. C., S. C.
May S, 19J4.--4t.
(Prickly Ash, Poke Root and Potassium)
Prompt Powerful Permanent
Tts beneficia' cf- Stubborn cases Good results are
fects are usually yield to P. P. P. lasting-it cures
ftlt very quickly when other mcdi- you tostay cured
cir.-., arc useless
Makes rich, red, pure blood - cleanses thc entire
system - clears the brau. -strengthens digestion and nerves.
A positive specific for Blood Poison and skin diseases.
Drives out Rheumatism and Stops the Pain; ends Malaria;
is a wonderful tonic and body-builder. Thousands cndorsc.it.
F. V. LIPPMAN CO. SAVANNAH, GA.
Pleasure and Protection
"One of the best reasons why I would not be
without telephone service-/' writes a Georgia far
mer, "is the pleasure it gives my wife and the
knowledge that while I am away, she has the pro
tection that the telephone gives." ?
On the farm the telephone dispels loneliness
and is the means of bringing help in any emer
gency that may arise. I
if you haven't a telephone on your farm see
the nearest Bell Telephone Manager or write for
our free booklet and learn how little this service
costs.
FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT
SOUTHERN SELL TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
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sj i%x .-? /4,?t" . <.e feet and it is- literally paviced w:ti urrc
and feeds from ccu ?ar lo rori Our stock must be seer, to be appre
ciated. Our expenses are ot least 5-J5C.00 a month less sicce mscon
tinuing our store at 863 Broad strett, and as goods arc uuioaded
from cars to warehouse, we are in a position to .name very close
prices. If you really want the worth of your money see or write us
Augusts, Ga.
You'll find it on the top of each
genuine
COETRIGHT
Metal Shingle
T h :* here to protect you as well
;:? u.;. . Lhc imitator. Roofs covered
with L!^ : shingles '?7 years ago are
good today, nnd 'rave never needed re
pair?, 'i hat's why they're imitated.
* lerefore, look for this stamp.
For Sale by
Stewart & Kernaghan
Edgefield, South Carolina.
rame
Notice to the Public:
All persons wanting pictures framed will please
leave same at store of Dorn & M i ms.
Best work guaranteed, and prices right.
All pictures will be framed the same day left at
Beauregard Timmons,
Edgefield, S. C.
April t, 191 i
I WHEN IN AUGUSTA MA KI:
The J. Willie Levy Co.,
YOU R H FA DQU A RTE ILS
SPRING SUITS AND FURNISHING
FOR MEN AND BO'S S Now READY
OUR WOMENS' HEADY TO WEAR
% SUITS. DRESSES, WAISTS ETC. . THE [MOST Ur
TO-D?TE IN THE SOUTH.
GET YOUR PACKAGES TOGETHER'HERE.
WAITING[RCOMS FOR THE LADIES.
Baldwin High Grade Guano
FOR SALE BY
j W.W.'Adams & Compati y
EUGEF?LID, S. C.
Fertilizers! Fertilizers!
I am prepared to fill orders fer
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 hv the Edenfield farmers
lave proven
Y
EdgeL?J, South Carolina
C. LEE, President F. E. Gibson, Sec. and_Troas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to [build, remodel or repair,
we invite your, inquiries.
COMPLETE HOUSE BILLS A SPECIALTY.
We manufacture and deal in doors, sash, blinds
stairs, interior trim, store fronts and fixtures,
pews, pulpit?, etc., rough and dressed lumber,
lath, pine and cypress shingles, flooring, ceiling
and siding.
Distributing agents for Flintkote roofing
Estimates cheerfully and carefully mane.
Woodard Lumber Co.
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA.
Corner Roberts and Dugas Streets.
I Our Motto: ?
Large Shipment
of Furniture
WE will have a large shipment of Furniture to arrive
this week, and in the lot are some beautiful Dressers,
Sideboards and Buffets. Full supply of Chairs, Mat
trescsjand Springs in stock.
Sec our line Porch Chairs.
Jones & Son.
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