i Wednesday, Jan. 26.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. George B. Harris, of Hen
derson, N. C., is here visiting his
daughters, Mrs. .Fohn R. Tompkins
and Mrs. W. C. Lynch.
See the new Post-Card-Photos in
beautiful folders at Miss Eliza Mims'
Studio. Something new-only $2.00 per
Mrs. Manly Tiramona of Winter
Beat, Greenwood county, is here
visiting friends. She is always very
cordially erected by the friends of
her old borne.
After the 31st of January an ad
dit ional penalty will be added to all
unpaid taxes. The law forces the
auditor and treasurer to add the
penal tv to all delinquents.
Laymen who contemplate attend
ing the conference of laymen, soon
to be: beld in Columbia, should no
tify their pastors. Pastors will is
sue proper credentials to all who
Mrs. James Velix has returned
from a visit to her former home in
Swainsboro, Ga., bein* accompa
nied by her sister, Miss Mary Loo
Hall, who will spend some time in
Mr. W. H. Lutton, a wealthy gen
tleman from New Jersey, arrived
last Thursday, accompanied by hi?
family, to occupy the residence of
Mrs. George N. Ennett for the re
mainder of thc winter.
Mr. A. B. Young, a sterling citi
zen from Abbeville county, ha*
moved upon the farra of the late C
E. Quarles near Red Hill. He and
his family are a valuable acquisi
tion to that community socially and
We understand that Mr. R. L.
Boodie has moved from his farm
near Red Hill to Plum Branch. His
removal trom Collins township, if
permanent, will necessitate the fill-'
ing pf the position of magistrate for
that magisterial district.
_Mr. and Mrs. John Scavin and
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Garifalou, of
Orangeburg, have been spending
several days in Edgefield. Mensis.
Scavin and Garifalou established
the fruit business in Edgefield sev
eral'years ago, making many per
sonal friends while in Edgefield.
Mr. J. Rubenstein recently pur
chased all ol' the stock of merchan
dise of Dr. W. E. Prescott, except
the groceries, and has moved the
goods to his E'lgetielo stores in The
Advertiser building. Read his large
advertisement in this issue- He is
offering the goods below wholesale
Miss Belle Williams, secretary of
the South Carolina Audubon So
ciety, delivered an instructive lec
ture in the ope ia house Thursday
night on "The Preservation of the
Birds." She also spoke the next
day to the children of ther school.
Miss Williams came to Edgefield I
on ari invitation from the members
of the Civic League.
The Advertiser is offering 3
brand new Oliver typewriter for
$60.00. This a Model 9, the latest
machine on the market, and is of
fered at less than it cost at the fac
tory. If you need a typewriter,
now is the time to buy. Having re
cured the machine from the factory
under an advertisement proposition,
The^Advertiser is in a position to
offer^this unprecedented bargain.
The "Eatmore Grocery."
This is the style of the new es"
tablishment that will soon be open
ed on the corner next door to Ram
sey &, Jones. Il will be a stock com
pany the corporators being, Mr. D.
J. LaGroue and Mr. J. H. Tomp
kins. The new compauy will carry >
a complete line of fancy groceries,
one that would do credit to a city
COUGHS AND COLDS ARE DANGER
Few of us realize the danger of
Coughs and Colds. We consider
them common and harmless ail
ment's. However statistics tell us
very third person dies of a Jung
iiinent. Dangerous Bronchial and
.ung diseases - follow a neglected
cold. As your body struggles
against cold germs, no better aid
an be. had than Dr. King's^New
Discovery. Its merit has been
ested by old and young. In use
over 45 years. Get a bottle to-day.
Avoid che risk of serious Lung ail
ments. For sale by ail druggists-i
Meeting of Teachers Associa
A largely attended and an en
thusiastic meeting of the County
Teachers' association was held in
the court house Saturday, the presi
dent, T. J. Lyon, presiding. Sever
al verv interesting papers were read
and discussed hythe teachers. Steps
looking to the holding of field day
exercises early in April were taken
at the meeting Saturday, a commit
tee being appointed to arrange a
program foi the occasion. Edgefield
has been selected as the proper
plaee for holding the exercises this
year. The officers of the teachers'
association feel greatly encouraged
by the interest that was manifested
and will undertake greater things
for the future. The next meeting
will be held early in March.
At the close of their business ses
sion the teachers, about 50 in num
ber, were entertained at dinner by
the members of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance Union in the va
cant store under the opera house.
Through the efforts of several la
dies the interior of the store had
been completely transformed for the
occasion. Tbe shelves on both sides
were covered with white and appro
priate mottoes and banners were ar
ranged in the centre with ever
greens gracefully draped and fes
tooned from the tops of the shelves.
The names of all of the dry states
in gold letters were fastened to the
snow-white background. In the cen
tre of the room a large table was
arranged with chairs for all of the
teachers. Covers were laid for 100
persons, the plates being bountiful
ly supplied with a variety of tempt
ing viands, the second course con
sisting of fruit cream and cake, fol
lowed by coffee.
At the close of the feast an ap
propriate program was enjoyed by
all present, Prof. T. J. Lyon acting
as toast master. .Mr. J. L. Miras
gave a history of the department of
Scientific Temperance Instruction
of the Woman's Christian Temper
ance Uniou. Toasts were responded
to in the following order: "The
teachers of Edgefield," Supt. W.
W. Fuller; "High ideals of rural
schools," Rev. A. L. Gunter; "The
coming majority," Mr. A. S. Tomp
kins; "The teachers' opportunity,"
Rev. R. (j. Shannonhouse; 'Tbe
W. C. T. U.", Mr. Orlando Shep
pard. Prof. Scott and Prof. Lyon
thanked the ladies of the W. C. T.
U. for their beautiful hospi'aliiy. A
committee consisting of Mr. Fuller
and Prof. Long was appointed to
draft resolutions of thanks from the
association. Rev. W. T. Hundley
wa? present and rendered several
selections on his cornet, adding va
riety to the program. The very de
lightful occasion was brought to a
close with the appropriate song,
"God Be .With You Till We Meet
Again," all present forming one
The following teachers were pres
Maggie Shaffer, Johnston; Fran
ces Pruiet, Johnston; Kate Pruiet
Johnston; Sadie Long, Trenton,
Maude Moore, Trenton; Mary
Hughes, Edgefield; Beth Shell,
Johnston; Sara Stevens, Cleora;
Pauline Byrd, Pleasant Laue; Car
rie Collin?; Lula Quarles, Edgefield;
Ruth Cain, Edgefield; Burmah Bar
ker, North Augusta; W. T. Pres
cott, Colliers; Bertha Lee Ferguson,
Edgefield; Sadie Ellis, Edgefield;
Ella V. Hiott, Edgefield; Mamie
Sill, Edgefield; Mrs. L. C. Latimer,
Johnston high school; Emmie Lan
ham, Ropers; Ellie Mathis, Colheis;
Anna E. Harms, Johnston; Clara
E. Sawyer, Johnston; Sallie K.
Hey ward, Johnston; D. S. Bucking
ton, J? huston; Leona D. Reese,
Johnston; Eva Rushton, John
eton; Daisy ' Lyon, Johnston;
Corine Odom, Meeting Street; Alpha
Hammond, Colliers; Prof. C. J.
Truluck, Cold Spring; Jennie Pat
tison, Edgefield; Elizabeth Rains
ford Edgefield; Sallie Mae Nichol
son, Edgefield; Prof. G. F. Long,
Trenton; Mamie Cheatham, Tren
ton; Florence Bennett, Allie Evans,
Georgia May Wates, Lizzie War
ren, Rhett Warren.
HELP YOUR LIVER-IT PAYS.
When your liver gets torpid and
your stomach acts queer, take Dr.
King's New Life Pills and you will
find yourself feeling better. They
purify ihe blood, give you freedom
from constipation, biliousness, diz
ziness and indigestion. You feel
tine-just like you want to feel.
Clear the complexion too. 25c at
FOR SALE: All improved va
rieties of strawberry plants now
ready, 5U0 for ?1.25; 1,000 for 82
f. o. b. Edgefield, S. C. John G.
Edwards, M. D., Edgefield, S. C.
RENT-To rent or work on
shares to white or colored, a 2
horse farm. Address B. F. Lan
drum, Eureka, Aiken county, "3. C.
McKie Meriwether Monumer
Given in Full.
The monument to be erected b
the State of South Oaiolina and th
Thomas McKie Meriwether Mon;
ment Association has been con
pleted practically by Owen Bros
Marble Company of Green woof
who received the award over man
competitors for this work. The ur
veiling will take place in all pro!?
bility in North Augusta, where th
the monument is to stand, v.ilhi
the next two weeks, i
Col. D. S. Henderson, the we'
known lawyer of Aiken, and th
only lawyer now living who too
part in th'? stirring events of th
Hamburg riot, will make the ad
dress. The South Carolina legislj
ture will likely send a delegatio
over for the unveiling.
The monument is of Winnsbor
granite, and will stand 21 f?et high
It weighs about 27,000 pounds. Th
fact that Owen Bros. secured th
contract over many bidders is
great credit to them, and the peopl
of Greenwood justly feel a pride ii
the enterprise of this local company
There is an inscription on each o
the fou. sides of the monument, a
Dec. 4, 1852. July 8, 1876
In memorj of Thomas McKii
Meriwether, who on 8th of July
1876, gave his life that the civiliza
tion builded by his fathers might hi
preserved for the children uni m
In youth's glad morning the un
finished years of manhood stretch
ing before bim with clear knowledge
and courageous willingness he ac
cepted death, and found forever th?
grateful remembrance of all win
know high and general service ir
maintaining of these civic and social
institutions which the men and wo
men cf his race bad struggled
through the centuries to establish iii
What more can a man do than tc
lay down his life?
In Hf a he exemplied the highest
ideal of Anglo Saxon civilization.
By his death he assured to the chil
dren of his beloved land the su
premacy of that ideal.
"As his flame of life was quenched
it lit the blaze of victory."
This memorial is erected to tho
young hero of the Hamburg riot, by
the State, under an act of the Gen
eral Assembly, with the aid of ad
miring friends.-Greenwood Index,
One of the prettiest gatherings nf
the season was the marriage ol' Mis.*
Altie Lou .Mayson to Mr. Thomas
Carroll Winn on December li? at
the hospitable home of Mr. C. VV.
Penuel. The ceremony was per
formed by the bride's pastor, Rev.
J. H. Manley. The bride was
charmingly attired in a beautiful
navy blue coat suit, with furs and
hat to match. She was a picture of
rare beauty. The handsome groom
was attired in the regulation black
suit and appeared at his best. The
home was attractively decorated fo:
the occasion in evergreens and
pretty flowers.. The bride and groom
stood, during the ceremony under
the two large letters, "W and M,"
that were artistically made of flow
ers. In front of them were the two
little maids of honor, Eula Fennel
ano Mary Julia Winn both dressed
in snow white.
There were a large number of
relatives and friends present to ex
tend good wishes and congratula
tions. The large number of beauti
ful presents bespoke the popularity
of these two widely beloved young
people. The bride is the talented
daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. G. C.
Mayson, the granddaughter of Dr.
and Mrs. R. C. Mayson and Mr.
and Mrs. John .Sullivan. The groom
is a young man of sterling qualities
and is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
P. H. Winn. Both of these young
people are to be congratulated upon
their good fortune in choosing their
Soon after the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs. Winn left for Greenwood to
take tlie train for Columbia. We
are glad to say that they will make
their home on his farm in our com
munity. May their future life be
one of sunshine, happiness and
Callison S. C
FOR SALE-My Horn's Creek
farm containing 200 acres. For par
ticulars and terms apply to me at
Edgefield. N. L. Brunson.
FOR RENT-A five-room resi
dence near the high school. Pos
session given at once. Apply to
J. L. Mims.
Buildings For Saie.
1 am authorized to offer for sal
lue two wooden buildmgs on th
school grounds that wen-, foi mer!
used for tin- graded school. Person
contemplating building should sc
J. C. Sheppard,
Chairman of l?oard of Trust?e*
1>R J.S. I3Y|IL),
OFFICE OVER POSTOFHCE
Seflider.ce 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
lince Albert is
such friendly tobacco
3 a man sony he didn't get wind of this
te smoke long, long ago. Ha counts it lost
- as 'a e goodness of Prince Albert gets firm set
s ?i?? ? Tho patented process fixes that-and cuts out
and parch I
on the ri jht-smoke-track soon as you know how!
erstand yourself how much youll like *
the national joy smoke
It stands to reason, doesn't it, that if men all over the
nation, all over the world,
Watch your step!
It's easy to change the shape
and color of unsalable brands
to imitate the Prince Albert
tidy red tin, bat it ts imponible
to imitate the flavor of Prince
Albert tobacco ! The
protects that 1
prefer P. A. that it must
have all the qualities to
satisfy your fondestdesires?
Men, get us right on Prince
Albert! We tell you this
tobacco will prove better
than you can figure out,
it's so chummy and fra
grant and inviting all the
time. Can't cost you more
than 5c or 10c to get your
Buy Prince Albert everywhere
tobacco is ?old- in toppy red
bag?, Sci tidy red tin?, 10c;
handsome pound and half-pound
tin humidor?-and-in that classy
crystal- ula?? pound humidor
with sponac-moistencr top that
keeps thc tobacco in ?ach great
R. J. REYNOLDS
Winatoa-Salem, N. C
A car ioad of Cypress shingles
justT.e<it'iv(d; Whilethey last I will
sell i'?ir s-i.uo per 1.000 cash. I have
also just received a car of flooring,
ceiling and weather-boarding that I
will sell for ?'JO per thousand.
K s; JOHNSON.
Fine two year old Jack, black
with w bite points. A Iso handsomest
1 1-2 year old Mare in the South.
Nice two year old mare mule.
J. H. GARRETT.
Clark's Hill, S. C.
Two Good Farms in Burke Coun
ty near Waynesboro, Ga., well lo
cated, will sell or exchange for city
property or a good paying business.
One of my farms has 500 acres and
a good 7 room house, 5 tenant
h)uses, open land for 8 or 10 plows.
The other place has 1030 acres, ten
3 roora houses, rented next year for
15 bales cotton, will trade one or
both places. Address P. O.'Box
173, Waynesboro, Ga.
?.?f iL ?CT ff BC
rms BIST poa
\ Sandman Comes Quick when
ifou Drive Away Jack Frost
kiddies need no coax
at bedtime -for the
made the room nice
dampness and cold out of
all the house. Gives glow
ing warmth in five minutes
-ten hours comfort on a
gallon of kerosene. Smoke
less, odorless, safe.
Look for the Triangle Trademark.
Sold at all hardware and general stores, and
wherever you see the Perfection Cozy Cat Poster.
Use Aladdin Security Oii or Diamond White Oil to
obtain best results' in Oil Stoves, Lamp9 and Heaters.
STANDARD OIL GO.
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