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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Nov. 18th.
iOCAL AND PERSONAL,
M tai Amy Marshall of Beaufort
m the guest of Mra. N. G. Evans.
Ber. J. T. Littlejohn will preaeh
in the Baptist chnroh next Sunday
Morning and evening.
Mr, D. P. Boone of Epworth,
Greenwood county, made a business
trip to Edgefield Friday.
Mr. O. Sheppard, Jr., of Atlan
ta spent Sunday here with his par-j
?nts. Mr. and Mrs. O. Sheppard,
People are learning to live at
?onie. Mr. Henry Powell ground
40 bnshels of meal on his mill here
Were you up in time to see the
iee yesterday morning? Early rising
these crisp mornings will add to
your earthly sojourn.
Mr. James Gilchrist who has con
ducted a large dairy farm near
Augusta for several years made a
business trip to Edgefield Monday.
Mr. Arthur S. Tompkins and
Miss Ruth Tompkins are in Char
lotto attending the marriage of Mr.
Sterling Graydon, a nephew of Mr.
Mr. C. M. Williams is making a
gti&t success of his Duroo Jersey
Jiugs. In a personal note to the
writer he stated that he 6old $50.00
worth of pigs last week.
The attention of the ladies is
called to the new advertisement of
the Corner Stord this week. Mr.
Turner makes some Thanksgiving
sns-srestions that will prove inter
The number of The Advertiser's
"Want" advertisements steadily
grows. The people have learned
from experience that they are read
by a large number of people every,
Hon. J. P. DeLaughter was
taken sick at the beginning of the
extra session of the legislature and
is still in the hospital. His illness
accounted for his absence from the
-W-feen-yoG need a wedding pres
ent send your order to A. J. Renkl
in Augusta. You can get a catalog
?for the asking which will give pho
tographs of hundreds of gifts of all
kinds. See their advertisement in
Better put a cold biscuit, muffin,
vaffle, or something in your pocket
wh in you go to Augusta. While the
present passenger schedule is in
effect you will not have time for
actual business, lo say nothing of
Hon. J. Gordon Hughes, one of j
the foremost members of the Union
bar, spent Monday in Edgefield on
.business. Mr Hughes was elected to
the state senate in the primary last
summer. He is reflecting credit)
?upon the county of his nativity.
Mrs. M. E. Barker, Mrs. Mamie
If. Tillman and Mrs. .?. L. Minis
are in Atlanta attending the nation
al convention of the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union. There
are 722 delegates enrolled, repre
senting* practically every state in
A goodly number of people will
attend the Bates-Nicholson nuptials,
the marriage of Mr. William
Hughes Nicholson and Miss Eli?-e
C?inkscales Bale?, tonight at 8
o'clock at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. Alonzo
Bates, near Batesbutg.
Card of Thanks.
.' Weare deeply giateful to our
'friends and neighbors for their uni- J
.form kindness to us and our lov(d
one during ber late-illness. The,
people of Red Hill and th*? adjoin
ing communities will always have
.our lasting gratitude for the many
-LTttou'ghtful acts of kindness so beau- j
; : f G.. W. Mathis and Family.
"Next-Sunday is the. last Sunday
before the annual conference. Your
presence is specially desired at the
.Methodist church at 10:30 and
11:30. Whether you have been
faithful or unfaithful, come the
time. Visitors welcome.
J. R. Walker.
10 cent cotton if you get your
snit and overcoat from F. G. Mer
lins, Augusta, Ga.
That Trenton Dinner.
Great spoons, who can read of
that grand Thanksgiving turkey
dinner, which the Trenton ladies
are going to serve, without resolv
ing to go and partake of it? After
seeing the list of good thing.-? that
will be served, as given by our
Trenton correspondent this week,
one is convinced that "times" are
not "hard" aronnd Trenton. In
stead of banding already-served,
meagrely helped plates that one
somet? rn 64 falls heir to on s a oh oc
casions, the Trenton ladies will sit
yon down to a table cPhote dinner
that will be fit for any king now in
volved in the European war. Not
only the published mena, bat the
cause for which the dinner will be
given, should also appeal to the
people, insuring a large patronage.
As it appeared that cholera had
attacked some hogs on the farm of
Mrs. Lucy Dupas, the matter was
reported to Clemson college with
the request that a veterinarian be
sent at once to make an examina
tion of the hogs and to administer
the scrum should it prove to be
cholera. In response to the request.
Dr. H. L. Simpson came down
from Clemson yesterday and after
a thorongh diagnosis pronounced
the disease cholera. The sick hog
and the other hogs on the premises
have all been vaccinated. It is be
lieved that the disease can be
stamped out before it spreads. Dr.
Simpson says the college will al
ways send a specialist promptly up
on request to investigate diseases
A Good Woman Called up
Death entered the home of Mr.
George W. Mathis Tuesday after
noon, November 10, and bore away
the spirit of Mrs. Mathis who bad
been sick for a long while. How
ever, in Oer demise death and the
grave won no victory. This good
woman was prepared to pass through
the valley of the shadow of death
She has served her Master from
girlhood and now He bas called her
up higher. She will be greatly miss
ed in her home, in her
chnrch, Red Hill, and in her com
munity. Mrs. Mathis was genuinely
beloved, and the severing of earth
ly ties has caused profound sorrow
in the hearts of a host of friends.
She is survived by her husband,
three daughters, Mrs. W. L. Hol
ston, Mrs Thomas Williams, Mrs
Jesse Bailey, three sons, Messrs. C.
L., T. C., and Monroe Mathis.
The union of the first division of
the Kdgefield association will meet
with Bold Spring church Novem
Saturday 11:00: Devotional ex
ercises conducted by the moderator.
11:30: Enrollment of delegates
and verbal reports from churches
and Sunday school.
12:00: Church attendance. Its
importance. Is it on the decline? If
so, why? VV E Lott, E L Strom, A
S Tompkins, Rev. G H Burton.
12:30: The young mau and the
world, Lee bennett, J K Allen, D
B Johnson, J F Ouzts, Jr, Rev. J
Adjourn for dinner.
2:00: The European war has ne
cessitated a reduction of expenses,
shall this apply to our gifts to the
Lord's cause? R T Strom, O Shep
pard, Rev. H B. White, Rev. J.
2:30: The best niethods of con
ducting church finances, W B Cog
burn, J L Minis, F P Rush, Rev.
W R Smith.
Announcement and adjournment.
Sunday 11:0U Sunday school.
12:00: Sermon by Rev. G H Bur
ton or Rev. J R McKittrick.
Collection for state missions.
Adjourn for dinner.
2:00: Sunday school mass meet
Virginia-Carolina Fertilizer Com
pany Gives $100,000.
Richmond, Va., Nov. 12.-Com
paratively little cotton planted in
this state, but the business men of
Virginia have subscribed more than
their quota, $1,900,000, to the cot
ton loan fund. Richmond's por
tion of this, half a million dollars,
was over subscribed by about thirty
thousand dollaru within twenty
seven minutes at a mee'Jng of the
Chamber of Commerce. The Rich
mond list was headed by the Vir
ginia-Carolina Fertilizer Company
with $100,000, the largest single
subscription, five times as large as
the next highest.
The proper celebrations for the
rarious wedding anniversaries are
The first anniversary in called
the paper wedding.
The fifth is known as the wooden
The tenth, anniversary of a wed
ding day is spoke of ss tho tin
The fifteenth year is th? year of !
the crysta] wedding.
The chins wedding comes with
the twentieth anniversary*
The silver wedding comes on the
The fiftieth anniversary of a wed
ding day is said to be the golden
And if s couple live until they
hsve been married oev enty-five years
then they will celebrate their dia
Large stock of ladies' and Misses
cloaks. It will pay yon to come
and see before yon buy.
Mnkashy Bargain Honse.
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8, a black Essex sow weighing
about 100 pounds. K. G. Shannon
FOR 8ALE-A five-acre loton
the Ninety Six road adjoining, lands
of Mr. G. F. Mims and Mr. W; C,
Jackson. Apply to Ii. M. Johnson
or B. E. Nicholson. ll-18-2t.
FOR SALE-Grafted paper-shell
pecan trees, best variety for 50
cents and up. P. B. Dav, Trenton,
STRAYED-A black pig weigh
ing about 40 pounds. Reward cf
81 will be paid for its return. W.
FOR SALE: Fotr fine Dnroc
gilts, already bred to registered
male, at $25.00 each. Now is your
chance to start your herd of
Durocs cheap. The Red sow will
surely lead you out of the wilder
ness. I also have some fine Dnroc
pigs ready for delivery for $5.00
each. C. M. Williams, Cleora,
WANTED: A good milk cow
with young calf. Address P. J. Mc
Lean, Aiken, S. C.
FOR SALE: White Holland
Turkeys, vigorous and healthy^
$4.50 per pair. White A-^STOn
Guineas $3.00 per pair, great layers^
Order now. Harold Norris.
WANTED-A young man as
protection for my family. Will
give him board, with the privilege
of attending the Trenton High
School, and .will also give .employ
ment on farm in summer. Address
"Farmer" Edgefield, S. C., Care of
FOR SALE-Bourbon red tur
keys. L. R. Brimson, Sr., Cleora.
FOUND-An automobile' chain
in the Ninety Six road near the Par
ker place. Call at The Advertiser
FOR RENT-Two-horse farra,
part of the Gilchrist place near Re
hoboth church, including 75-acre
pasture under woven wire, 1 acres
of Bermuda grass. For particulars
apply to T. B. Gilchrist, Augusta.
FOR RENT-Eight-room, two
story residence on Columbia street.
Servant's house, well and good gar
den on premises. Apply to Mrs.
T. G. Talbert, Parksville, or to M.
C. Parker, Edgefield, S. C. ,
WANTED-A good milk cow
Fresh to pail. Mrs. A.. G. Burk
halter, North Augusta, S. G.
l<OR,REN V: Residence of seven
rooms and pantry, near High School.
Well on back piazza; and all neces
sary out buildings. Apply to-JL.
LOST: About two weeks ago a
sunburst containing 80 pearls and
a diamond. Reward if returned to
Miss Virginia Addison.
FOR RENT: My plantation 3-?
miles east of Edgefield, consisting
of an eight-horse farm, good' six
room dwelling and tenant houses
and all necessary conveniences. Ai
F. Broadwater, ..Greenwood, ' 8.'C.
For information apply to Abner-B.
Broadwater, Johnston, S. C.
When your gin breaks down or
when yuur engine needs . repairing
lot our Mr. E. E. Cobb who is an
expert machinist put everything in
order. ^ . .-.
Edgefield Auto and Repair Shop.
We have a large assortment of the celebrated
Jewel Stoves, Ranges and Heaters that are marked
at very low prices.
Jewel Heaters > -
Coal Heaters - -
Sheet Iron Heaters
Grates - - - -
$10.00, .$12,00 and $14.00
- - - $5.00 to $16.00
- - - - $2.00 to $3.00
- $2.50, $5.00 and $7.50
Now is the time to purchase a new heater or put
a grate in your home.
SEE OURS BEFORE BUYING
We carry a full line of repairs for Jewel Stoves,
Ranges and Heaters.
STEWART & KERNAGHAN
Edgefield, South Carolina
America's Greatest Grass
GROW SUD?N GRASS
The most wonderful grass of the age, introduced and endorsed
by the U. S. Agricultural Department. Tested severely by the
farmers in all parts of Texas successfully. Makes more seed and
better hay than any other forage plant known. Under ordinary
circumstances produces 300 to 600 pounds of seed and three to six
tons of choice hay per acre the same season. Adapted to all sorts
of soil. Resists severest drought and does well in wet weather.
Takes two to four pounds of seed to an acre in drills, and sixteen
to twenty-four pounds broadcast. Equals timothy in quality of
hay, and all kinds of live stock prefers it to alfalfa. Last spring
the seed sold for $2.00 to $4.00 per pound, and all who grew it
then will sow more next year. It is now selling for $1.00 per
pound, and will go higher before next spring, as the supply is lim
ited. We wiil send pure Sudan seed, prepaid by parcel post, for
$1.00 per pound, in lots of fifty pounds and under, not less than
one pound considered. Larger lots by freight cheaper. Better
send for seed now and be sure of getting it and save money, and
then make more money next season. Every one who can should
try this great grass. Address
Harris County, Aldine,
Box 15. Texas.
B Laughs at Drought Smiles at Rain
The County Treasurer's office will be
open for the purpose of receiving taxes
from the 15th day of October 1914 to
the 15th day of March 1915.
All taxes shall be due .and payable,
between the 15th day of October, 1914,
and December 31st, 1914.
That when taxes charged shall not
be paid by December 31st, 1914, the
County Auditor shall proceed to add a
penalty of one per cent for January,
and if taxes are not paid on or before
February 1st, 1915, the County Auditor
will proceed to add two per cent, and
five per cent from the 1st of March to
the 15th of March, after which time
all unpaid taxes will be collected by
The tax levies for the year 1914 are
as follows: ,
For State purposes 6 mills
" Ordinary county 5 "
" Special county - 1 "
" Cons. school tax 3 "
" Antioch S. D. 2 "
" Pickens Bacon S. D. 4 "
" Pickens Bacon R. R. 3 "
' Shaw Bacon school 4
' Part Blocker R. R. 12
' Part Collier Spvschool 3
1 Flat Rock S. D. 4
' Oak Grove S. D. 3
' Prescott S. D. 3
' Red Hill S. D. 4
' Edgefield Pickens school 5
' Edgefield Pickens R. R. 3
1 Edgefield Pickens Corp'n 10
Edgefield school building 2
Edgefiald Wise school bld'g 2
Edgefield Wise Corp'n 10
Edgefield R. R. 11-4
Edgefield Wise school 5
portion Elmwood school 2
portion Elmwood R. R. 12
Elmwood S. D. No 38 school 2
Elmwood S.D. No. 3 R. R. 12
Elmwood Long Cane R. R. 12
. Elmwood Long Cane school 3
P. Pickens Long Cane R. R. 3
Hibler S. D. 3
Liberty Hill S. D. 3
Johnston S. D. 8
Johnston R. R. 3
Moss S. D. 3
Parksville S. D. 4
Pickens R. R. 3
Plum Branch S. D. No. 15 5
Shaw school 4
Talbert school 2.
" Pickens Trenton school 5 41 ?.
" Pickens Trenton R. R. 3 "
" Shaw Trenton school 5 ?'
" Wise Trenton school 5 ",'
" Wise Trenton R. R. 1 1-4 "
" Ward's school 2
" Modoc S. D. 2 "
" White Town S. D. 4 lu
" Wise R. R. 1 1-4 "
The law prescribes that all 'male citi
zens between the ages of 18 and 55
years must pay $2 commutation tax or
work six days on the public roads. . As
this is optional with the individual, no
commutation tax is included ir. the
property tax: So ask for road tax re
ceipt when you desire to pay road tax.
JAMES T. MIMS,r
Co. Treas. E. CJ.
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apply at once the wonderful old reliable DK
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gical dressing that relieves pain and hjfigls at
:hc aan? time. Not a liniment. 25c. **^^V?O
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Thc worst cases, no matter cf how long standing,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It relieve?
ia and Heals at thc ernie time. 25c, 50c, $[.&'