This is no idle talk. We mean exactly what we say. That you can buy shoes now for less than we
paid for them.
Sale Begins Thursday, February ilth, and Continues Throughout the
We intend to sacrifice these shoes rather than carry them until another season. Don't fail to avail gs
yourselves of the opportunity to buy the products of the very best manufacturers for less than they cost
at the factory. Our loss is your gain.
We have on hand a few Ladies' Coat Suits ranging in pri?e from $12.00 to $20.00
your ehoiee $5.98
Edgefield, South Carolin?
Two Doors of Post Office
Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Feb. 10.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Easter falls on the 4th of April
this year-neither early nor late.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard spent!
Thursday in Aiken on legal busi
Miss Nellie Hill has . accepted a
school in Saluda county near Fruit J
The spring terni of court will
convene on the 1st Monday in
Magistrate C. E. Quarles will use
the grand jury room in the court
house for his office.
At Johnston Rev. E. 0. Bailey
will preach this Sunday at 11:15
and lecture at 4 p. m.
Mrs. T. P. Salter and Miss Grace
.Saltet of Trenton were among the
visitors in Edgeneld Saturday.
Mrs. Carrie Dorn of the Celestia
section o? Saluda county is here
visiting her son, Mr. W. H. Dorn.
Automobiles are out again and
every one of them should have a
split log drag attached as a trailer.
Better get the late cotton ready
for the gin. All ginneries will close
down for the season in a short time.
Have you made your tax returns?
There are only about 10 days left
in which to return property for taxa
Public Cotton Weigher Byrd
stated yesterday that up to this
time he has weighed about 6,000
Bible pictures Thursday night at
'- prayer meeting at Methodist, church
at 7:30 o'clock. Come aud bring the
The next regular meeting of the
D. A. R. will be neld Tuesday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ma
The grand jury will be drawn to
morrow and also the petit jury for j ^
tbe March term of court. They will
be published next week.
No early gardening could be done
this year but it is all the more im
portant that you get busy in the
garden as early as possible.
We have'nt seen a sack of guano
yet this year, and we hope we will
not eee anything like as many sacks
as were in evidence last year.
The New Century Club of John
observed Reciprocity Day
cesday. Mrs. J. D. Holstein
nd MM. Mamie N. Tillman attend
d from Edgefield, the former rep
eeenting the U. D. C. and the lat
er the D. A. R. Mrs. W. F. Scott,
ee Miss Jnlia Haltiwanger, is
resident of the New Century Club.
Mrs. C. E. May entertained the
Daughters of the Confederacy yes
terday afternoon. A fuller notice of
the meeting will be given next
Preaching at Methodist church
next Sunday morning and night.
Subject al night, "Man and his pro
bation." Come. Night service 7:30.
It does not require a bond issue
to improve ith'e roads with a split
log drag. This simple implement
affords a cheap means of doing
The time for making tax returns
without penalty will close on the
20th inst. After that date the law
says a penalty must be added to all
During the past week cotton .seed
have been selling for around 45
cents on the Edgefield market. The
very decided advance caused a large
quantity of seed to be sold in spite
of the bad roads.
Mr. Julian Strother made his first
shipment of ?piing lambs last Fri
day. He does not simply talk di
versified farming-he practices it.
Hundreds of other farmers should
follow his example.
Governor Manning has appoint
ed Mr. T. E. Byrd coroner for
Edgefield county to fill the vacancy
caused by the death of Mr. J. E.
Holmes. Mr. Byrd will make a ca
pable and faithful officer.
Mrs. Ida F. Sheppard received a
telegram Monday stating that her
sister, Mrs. Fannie J. Andrews, was
critically ill at her home in Green
wood. Mrs. Sheppard left on the
first train for Greenwood.
As soon as the ground is suffi
ciently dry quite a number of farm
ers will sow spring- oats. If you
have the seed and the land, it will
not cost much to experiment with
Bowing this late. But if one has to
iucur much expense, it would be
the part of wisdom to let oats alone
The Young Woman's Auxiliary
met on last Monday afternoon at
the home of Miss Natalie Padgett.
The attendance was large. The pro
gram was well cai ried out. Vocal
ind violin solos, which were out of
:he ordinary, were enjoyed. At the
^inclusion of the meeting a delight
:ul sweet course was .served.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hughes Hill
lave returned from the hospital in
Columbia with their little son who
las been ill since early last fall.
This devoted father and mother
tave the sympathy of their host of
riends who share with them the
ery earnest hope that the little babe
viii soon be restored to health.
MIPS Evelyn Broadwater enter
ained a number of her friends of
he younger set very delightfully at
ter country home Saturday evening.
Several popular games were engaged
D, affording much pleasure to all
f the guests. The very pleasant
vening will long be remembered
y the young people who attended
AU who participated in the play
which was given in ^he opera house
Friday night are to be congratula
ted upon the success of the enter
tainment.' The sum of $31 gross
was realized for the Beaver Dam
Four mules can cover ll) miles of
road in a day with a split log drag.
For the next week or lu days the
supervisor should use th? county
mules dragging the roads. He could
not possibly use the county teams
more profitably any other way.
Mr. Hal Beaman, a very prepos
sessing young man of Augusta,
spent Sunday in Edgefield. He fills
a responsible position in the Geor
gia Railroad-bank during the we?k
ness on Sunday. He is nota. Sabbath
Messrs. Bright aud Broadwater
are installing a grist and fiour mill
on the lot to the rear of Bright's
?tore. Attention is directed to their
advertisement in this issue. They
can supply you now with first-class
meal and hominy, and in a few
weeks their Hour mill will be in
A conference of the members of
the Baptist church will be held next
Sunday morning immediately after
Sunday school. A full attendance is
Post Masters Appointed.
The following persons have been
appointed as post masters: Meeting
Street, T. A. Owdorn: Moss, Pierce
B. Thomas; Pleasant Lane, F. L.
Timmerman; Meriwether, Henry A.
Adams; Morgana, Miss Theodosia
Shoes Less Than Cost.
In order to reduce their stock of
shoes, Smith-Marsh Company have
marked their shoes below cost for
a limited time. They are alao offer
ing some great bargains in their la
dies ready-to-wear department. At
tention is directed to their large ad
vertisement on our eighth page.
Never Stops For Mud.
Wonder how many oxen our
friend Will Reel has? His freight
train never stops for bad road.t. As
the roads grow worse he adds an
other pair of steers to his team. He
is now driving eight instead of
tour. If the roads get still worse
ie will doubtless increase his team
o 12 largo fat oxen.
Will Return Later.
Monday Mr. B. Harris, a former
resident of the State farmers union,
iddressed a small number of fann
ys in the coure house. He stressed
he importance of organization and
?o-operation among farmers. Mi.
larris is a practical farmer who has
?ade a success, and therefore what
ie says is always well received. A?
be attendance was small, no effort
^as made to re-organize the farm
rs union but he will return later
or that purpose.
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It is our purpose not to carry over any heavy cloth- I
lng into the spring and summer. In order to close jj
out all winter weights, we have decided to reduce the 1
price very low on all clothing in our store for the next \
FIFTEEN Days. On certain lots of broken sizes I
we have , I
Cut the Price Below Cost
Other lines are being sold at cost. A sweeping re
duction of 25 per cent, has been made on the cream I
of the stock, clothing received only a short time ago ' '
from the foremost manufacturers in the country.
Now is the time to buy a new suit even if you have \
to borrow the money.. It will be a long time before ?
you oee such values sell so low in Edgefield. When f
we say the price has been cut we mean every word of \
it, and the public knows it. Our goods are marked in ?
All Sweaters are going at COST. Also all colored .
hats for men and boys have been reduced to actual
New YorA Cost.
We are determined to clean out all winter goods in
order to make room for the spring stock; Come see ;
the values and pet our prices, then you will fully real
ize what bargains we are offering.
Speeial Pri?es are for CASH ONLY
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