PAYS TO HAVE SHADE TREES
Their Worth to the Owner? of Prop?
' orly Can Be Shown In Actual
Dollar? and Cent?.
If a real estate dealer tells you that
the house or building lot you are think
ing ?f buying is worth several hun
dred dollars more because it is well
supplied with shade trees, don't be too
sure that he is trying to take
Advantage of you until you have
-counted and measured the trees. Very
?probably he may be telling the truth,
tor it has Hately been discovered that
the right kind of trees do increase the
Talue of a piece of real estate.
In order to determine the value of
trees in residential districts the Mas
sachusetts Forestry association re
cently sought the advice of a number
-of practical real estate men. These
men were asked this question: "How
much, in your judgment, do full-grown
shade trees along the street improve
the value of the adjoining land for
The majority of answers ranged
from 10 to 50 per cent while some
went so far as to state that a house
lot would be worth 100 per cent more
if full-grown shade trees were stand
ing in front of it A fair average of
the answers held that trees would
?Improve the value of the adjoining
land 40 per cent.
Expert tree appraisers say that a
shade tree in good condition and well
placed Is worth $1 per square inch
of cross-section measured at breast
"height At that rate, a tree one foot
In diameter is worth $113, while a
tree two feet in diameter is worth
For the sake of illustration, sup*
pose that we take a good-sized house
lot, 50 by 100, or 5,000 square feet
worth 25 .-outs a foot. The land value
worth $2"> a foot. The land value is
is $1.250. !f the trees are spaced 50
feet apart on the street there would
be one tree in front of the property.
The tree is two feet in diameter and
worth $452, which would increase thc
value of the lot 36 per cent.
ROLES FOR THE GOOD CITIZEN
Ten Commandments Formulated by
Mrs. Moses L. Purvln of the
Chicase Woman's Aid.
^^.l.Thou shalt honor thy city and
keep its laws.
2. Remember thy cleaning day and
keep it wholly.
3. Thou shalt love and cherish they
children and provide for them decent
bornes and playgrounds.
4. Thou sh?.lt not keep thy windows
closed day or night.
5. Thou shalt keep in order thy al
ley^ thy back yard, thy hall and thy
6. Thou shalt not kill thy children's
bodies with potoonous air nor their
eouls with bad companions.
7. Thou shalt not let the wicked
8. Thou shalt not steal thy children's
right to happiness from them.
9. Thou shalt bear witness against
thy neighbor's rubbish heap.
10. Thou shalt covet all the air and
sunlight thou canst obta.u.
Knew Your Own Back Lot?
Do you, denizen of the suburb, know
your own countryside? In that patch
of woods back of your home there are
wonders beyond compare-wild things
that would be neighborly if you'd let
them, Howers that are growing as na
ture planned them, and that are quite
as beautiful as any so carefully tended
In the greenhouses of your wealthy
neighbor across the street. Go to a
near by woodland (better still if it's
a bit swamp) some twilight soon, and
listen to the evening songs of the
feathered folk. You don't know what
music you may have without price un
til you've done thia. Explore some of
the little streams that meander
through meadow and wood. Learn to
name the birds and the flowers, clas
sify the rocks and the soils-and look
up to stars now and then. See Amer
ica first? Surely, that's a fine deter
mination. But see your own country
-side even before you see the rest of
the United States-The Countryside
A splendid way to keep the streets
?free from waste paper, rubbish, etc.,
has been established in Glendale, near
Los Angeles, Cal. The city has built
oublie incinerators or catch-all fur
naces in the alleys back of Its business
blocks. Four of these, paid for by an
assessment levied on the merchants,
have not only solved the rubbish prob
lem, but have reduced the langer of
fire from promiscuous bonfires. The
furnaces are built ot brick and do not
need watching while a fire i 9 burning
inside. They are four feet high with
a chimney portion extending one foot
above the main furnace Rubbish to
l>e burned io dumped into the furnace
through a 27-inch hole, covered with
a two-inch wire screen, in the top.
A good draft is secured by a draft
hole at the bottom, and the chiminey
flue is covered with a wire screen.
The chief advantages of the furnaces
are that they are always ready for
use and are perfectly safe.
Some Forms of Rheumatism
Rheumatism is a disease charac
terized by pains in the joints and in
the muscles. The most common
forms are: Acute . and Chronic
Rheumatism, Rheumatic Headaches,
Sciatic Rheumatism and Lumbago.
All of these types can be helped
absolutely by applying some good
liniment that penetrates. An ap
plication of Sloan's Liniment two
or three times a day to the affected
part will give instant relief. Sloan's
Liniment is good for pain, and es
pecially Rheumatic Pain, because it
penetrates to the seat of the trouble,
soothes the afflicted part and draws
the pain. "Sloan's Liniment is all
medicine." Get a 25c. bottle now.
Keep it handy in case of emergen
The State of South Carolina,
Countv of Edgefield.
By W. T. Kinnaid, Probate Judge.
Whereas, Henry T. Medlock has
made suit to me, to grant him Let
ters of Administration of the Es
tate of and effects of Mrs. Mattie
C. Medlock, deceased.
These Are Tberefoie to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said Mrs.
Mattie C. Medlock, deceased, that
they be and appear me, in the Court
of Probate, to be held at Edgefield
C. H., S. C., in my office on the
2nd day of April next after publi
cation thereof, at ll o'clock in the
forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said Adminis
tration should not be granted.
Given under my Hand this 10th
day of March A. D., 1915.
W. T. Kinnaird,
Mar. 10, 1915. J. P. E. C.
Notice of Final Dis
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, George WV Wise Jr.,
has made application unto this
Court for Final Discharge as Ad
ministrator in re the Estate of Dr.
G. W. Wise Sr., deceased, on this
the 16th day of March 1915.
These Are Therefore, to cite any
and all kindred, creditors, or parties
interested., to show oanae before me
at my ellice at Edgefield Court
House, South Carolina, on the 15th
day of April 1915 at ll o'clock a.
m., why i?aid order of Discharge
should not be granted.
All parties concerned are hereby
notified that said Geore W. Wise
Jr., as said Administrator of said
Estate will make a full and final
settlement at said time and place.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Judge Probate, E. C , S. C.
The State of South Carolina,
County of Edgefield.
By W. T. Kinnaird, Probate Judge.
Whereas, Eugene W. Thurmond
has made suit to me, to grant him
Letters of the Estate of and effects
W. Eugene Thurmond, deceased.
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and Creditors of the said W.
Eugene Thurmond, deceased, that
they be and appear before me, in
the Court of Probate, to be held at
Edgefield C. H., S. C., in ray office
on April 9th, 1915, next after pub
lication thereof, at ll o'clock in the
forenoon, to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my Hand, this 20th
day of ^larch, A. D., 1915.
W. T. Kinnaird,
P. J. E. C. S. C.
Half Your Living
Without Money Cost
A right or wrong start in 1915 will
make or break most farmers in the
Cotton States. We are all facing a
crisis on cotton. Cotton credit is up
set. The supply merchant cannot ad
vance supplies on 1915 cotton. You
must do your best to produce on your
own t:cres the food and grain supplies
that l ave made up most of your store
debt in the past1
A r.oo? piece of garden ground,
rightly planted, rightly tended and
kept planted the year round, can be
made tu pay half your living. It will
save you more money than you made
on the ')est five acres of cotton you
ever grew! But it must be a real
garden, and not the mere one-plant
ing patci. in the spring and fan.
Hastings' 1915 Seed Book tells all
about the right kind of a money-sav
ing gardei] and the vegetables to put
in it. It tells about the field crops
as well and shows you the clear road
to real farm prosperity, comfort and
Independence. IT'S FREE. Send for
it today to H. G. HASTINGS & CO.,
BITTES? Family Medicina.'
Lessons Come Easier
TF the child has a big, generous light to
1 study by. The LAMP
saves eye strain. It is kerosene light at
its best-clear, mellow, and unflickering.
The RAYO does not smoke or smell. It
is easy to light, easy to clean, ?nd easy to
rewick. The RAYO costs little, but you
cannot get a better lamp at any price.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Westlington. D. C
(NEW JERSEY) Chwlott*. N.e.
Ranges, Stoves, Grates
Now is the time to purchase a New Range, Stove,
Heater or Grate.
See Our Pretty Hockers and Full Line
Prices in keeping with seven-cent cotton.
Jones & Son
Purchase your Wedding Presents from Augusta's
Largest Jewelry Store. Beautiful assortment of
SILVERWARE, CUT GLASS,
CHINA, CLOCKS AND
WATCHES, GOLD AND
NOVELTIES OF ALL KINDS.
Call to see us when in the city. Order by mail if
you can't come. Write for catalogue.
A. J. RENKL
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 706 BROAD STREET
J. C. LEE, President F. E. Gibson, Sec. and Treas.
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, pulpits, etc., rough and dressed lumber,
lath, pine and cypress shingles, [flooring, ceiling
Distributing agents for Flintkote roofing
Estimates cheerfully and carefully mane.
Woodard Lumber Co.
Corner Roberts and Dugas Streets.
Our Motto: SSS
Plant Oats and Help Solve
the Cotton Problem
We have BEST of* all Varieties :
Fulghum Genuine Texas
Your order or inquiry will
have our best attention.
ARMNGTON BROS. & CO.
See Charlie May. AUGUSTA, GA.
NO ADVANCE IN PRICE
SLUSKY'S ROOFING MATERIAL
ON ACCOUNT OF WAR
Our materials have advanced considerably, but having purchased im
mense stock before rise of market, we are offering the SAME AT
TRACTIVE LOW PRICES as formerly. Get our prices on METAL
SHINGLES, TIN PLATE, GALVANIZED CORRUGATED IRON and
RUBBER ROOFING, Etc. It will pay you to buy NOW as prices will
never be lower.
I Phone 100.
1009 Broad Street
r ll If*
*k thirst is a
if you can get
it from the bottle
through a straw.
125 acres land tear Hibernia
in Saluda county.
120 acres near Monetta, Sa
330 acres in Aiken county,
100 acres near Ropers.
300 acres near Celestia or
Davis' milln in Greenwood
and Saluda counties.
50 acres near Edgefield C.
250 aeres near Trenton,S.C.
Several tract* near meeting
Street, and other tracts near
Monetta and Batesburg.
A. 8. TOMPKINS,
Edgefield, S. C
Go to see
Before insuringgelsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
Harting & Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
Ideal Pressing Club
NEAT CLEANING AND
DYING AND REPAIRING.
Ladies Coat Suits Cleaned and
Ladies Pleated Skirts Cleaned and
Pressed -. _50c.
Ladie Plain Skirts Cleaned and
Ladies Evening Gowns Cleandd and
Ladies One-Piece Dress Cleaned s*.id
Gents' Suits Sleam Cleaned ?and
Gents' Suits Dry Cleaned and
Hats Cleaned and Pressed.25c.
Hats Cleaned and Blocked_50c.
Remember we are first-class in
every workmanship and can please
the most fastudist person. Work
done while you wait Don't throw
away that old suit or hat. Bring it
to us and let us make it look like
new. We appreciate your patronage
and guarantee satisfaction.
FRANK MAYNARD, Prop.,
Edgefield, South Carolina.
N. E. Schedule figures published
only as information andjare no*
Trains depart to
209 Trenton, Columbia 7:20 a m
231 Trenton, Augusta 11:10 a IU
229 Aiken, Charleston 12:20 p m
297 Trenton, Augusta 7:20 p m
Trains arrive from
208 Augusta, Trenton 8:20 am
230 Columbia, Trenton 11:55am
232 Charleston, Aiken 4:00 p m
20:6 Columbia, Tienton 8:05 p m
For additional information, Tick
ets, etc., Communicate with
Magruder Dent., District Passen
ger Agent, Augusta, Ga. J. A.
Townsend, Agent, Edgefield, S. C.
DUE TO AN
Many of the troubles of life such
as headache, indigestion, constipa
tion and lack of energy are due to
GRIGSBY'S LIV-VER.LAX ia
a natural, yegetable remedy that
will get the liver right and make
these troubles disappear. It has
none of the dangers or disagreeable
effects of calomel.
Get a 50c or $1 bottle of thia
splendid remedy from your drug
gist today. Every bottle beare the
likeness of L. K. Grigsby, who
guarantees it through.
GEO. F. MIMS .
Eyes examined and glasses fitted
only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
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