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Wednesday, April 26
Would that we could all make foot
prints that are as enduring as Shake
Wonder how long it will be befo r?
he is referred to'as Ex-Ambassador
Paper is now so high that only the
very extravagant write more than a
Th.' cry of some of the clubs was
."up with Wilson and down with the
X-aney-Odom anti-trust act."
Strange indeed it is that some reck
less automobile drivers will not profit
by the casualties and fatalities of other
Mr. Ford is now one of the big-rich
men of the country. He has purchast-d
80 acres of land in New Jersey and will
erect another ?5,000,000 automobile 1
Germany is again about to promise '
to be good, but Germany's word is now
at a discount. She should be required
to give bond for a faithful adherence
to her agreement. i '
We suppose you have remarked that'
one never hears of a man hiding be-,
hind a woman's skirt, any more.-The 1
State. Wliy, the modern skirt doesn't '
even hide the woman.
The forfeiture of ships worth more1 '
than $125,000,000 now in American''
ports would he Germany's smallest j
loss should the United States sever re-, ;
Jatior.s with her.
Only four more days are l?ft to the
Uqnor dealers of Augusta. Thc lid wi"
be put on good and tight next Monday, j
?That's what people say down there,
and we believe they MEAN it this
Mr. Ford has announced that he will
purchase Vr.o formula or process for
making cheap gasoline. Should bc be
the means of reducing the pri -e of joy
riding thc whole universe will rise up
and call him blessed.
The Panama canal wa? rf onened too
late to cheapen nitrate of soda for the
1918 cro;>s. A British steamer loaded
with nitrato of soda arrived at Char
leston Monday, being the first eanro of
soda to pass through the canal in many
That was a warm welcome which the
.French gav.- the Russian .'dd'''rs the
other day when they landed on French
soil, but we have an idea that a warm
er welcome still would be extended
American soldiers should they be sent
to join the Allies.
As the result of a presidential possi
bility that has suddenly come upon the
scene, after four more years of Wood
TOW Wi'son the Ford may become the
officiai car of the White House, and
then the joke would be on the cars of
aristocratic claims. i
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The German's have stopped "shell
mg the woods" and have levelled their
big guns on the cost towns of
England, which will re-kindle the fire
of the militants and men of England
and bring about a heavier enlistment.
Such a stroke by Germany aLvays re- ,
acts upon her.
Yes, Shakespeare's name' is immor- '
taJ. But so is that of John Bunyan, the
bombie tinker of Elstow. There is no
loyal road to greatness. Let the am-1
bilious youth, however poor, bear in '
mind these lines from Pope:
"Honor and shame from no condition '
.Act will your part, there all the honor
bes. ' '
South Carolina Solid For Wilson.
The Germans are not any more loyal <
to tbe Kaiser than South Carolinians j
are to Woodrow Wilson. The Democratic j
elabe throughout the State met Satur
day afternoon to re-organize and elect
delegates to the county conventions, :
and all that have reported their action
tbrongh the daily papers adopted reso-1
utkras endorsing Woodrow Wilson's1
i administration and also endorsin
as the Democratic standard bear
j 1916. It is practically conceded
he will be nominated without o
t tion by the St. Louis conventioi
. our prediction is that he will be e
in November as easily as it' he Y
opposition from the Republicans.
j No other President of the I
. States'within the past 50 year:
i had so many crave and complex
! lems to solve as has the present
pant'of'the White House, and v
j has so conducted the affairs of po
ment as to satisfy the vast major
. the American people, irrespectr
; political affiliation. Through hit
nations of the earth, almost wi
I exception, have been drawn clo
j America than ever before. 0:
I constrained to believe that he
j chosen of God to give direction tc
' government while the world i
is on. ^ ^_
Life Insurance Enriching the Sout
Not until within comparatively
cent years have southern people
ried life insurance in large arnot
Prior to two decades ago a numb?
small policies were carried hut in
aggregate the amount was comp
tively small. However, within re
years hundreds and thousands of
sons have realized and appreciated
value of such protection and no\
deaths occur these large sums are
ing brought South from the nortl
life insurance :ompar.ies. Up to
time the premiums have been a ste
drain upon this section but as the p
cies mature and dividends are paid ;
as deaths occur and policies are f
in full there will be an apprec?
swelling of bank deposits in this secti
The life of Mr. L. V/. Parker
Greenville who passed away about t
weeks ago was heavily insured, p'
cies aggregating $>2J,l)00 were carr
by him and by the Parker cotton mi
of which he was at one time preside
About $80(1,000 of this was carried
northern companies. His death v
cause this enormous sum to come SCL
to remain. This instance is cited
illustrate or prove the"stat?ment hen
made to the eifect that Hie insuran
is enriching the south. Score.; of ol
ers could be cited.
Thc wer'tb of the south is increasi
through the keeping ot insurance pi
miums at home. Scoies of sourhe
companies have been established a:
are furnishing as safe and sound i
vestment and protection as any to
found. These southern companies a
keeping much of the profits of life i
surance at home, whereas for the pa
50 years it has steadily enriched tl
Each succeeding generation carri
increased life insurance and as the?
persons rass from the stage of acth
the wealth of this section will be il
Red M iii Teachers Re-Elede?
W O. W. Camp Flourishing:
Mr. II. (T. Gardner has lauen?
flourishing school in Georgia th
year. His school olospd some ri nj
ago and Mr. Gardner cam" bac
home'bringing, with him hi.? bridi
who was Miss Tilidin*. UVsery befoi
her marrilee. We wi?h forthis haj
pv couple a bine ami useful lift
Miss Sallie Smith's school elnsp
last Wednesday and returned hom
on Thursday. Miss Sallie will a
t"iid the summer school al Roc
The board nf trustees of Rei
(lill school met last Saturday am
elected ilia ?ame teach -rs for anotl
er session. Ked llili ought to hav
fonr teachers and we hope ther
will I.noiiL'h monee to justify th
trustees in electing the fourth teach
The painting of the Woodmei
hail i-i progiessing nicely and i
will soon be covered with a coat o
The Woodmen mot last Satur
day niuht and th??re was svmethini
doinu in lilt- old camp. Several new
members have been added lo ou
...imp in ihe last few mouths. Then
aie several new men to be -*pn
I h roui: h" at our next meeting.
The wire for the fence at Antiocl
has been ordered ami we hope tn
have tin- church ami cemetery en
closed,* i h the toi K fence in the next
Tuc &itmbeam baud met at Rose
Collage last Saturday afternoon.
There was aboul fifty in number
and the children enjoyed many
games and hunting eggs.
Mr. Munroe Mathis Ins a new
buggy, some ir i ri will go to the un
ion text Snmlav
Mr. A. P. King and family of
Ninety Six visited his sister, Mrs.
W. E. Prescott, last Sunday.
Misses Massie and Lula Quarles
spent-Saturday in Augusta.
.Mi<s Alpha Hammond visited
home fol ks Saturday and Sunday.
Prof. ?. I. Tn.luck and Miss
Lancaster visi???il Miss Mamie Bus
Fey last Saturday,
Mr. .lue MeClendon brought
some nice large fish to Rose Cot
tage last Saturday. Many thanks
Mr. .T. I). Quai-les who bari his
leg oroke som.' weeks ago, is .-till
Confined to his bed. We hope to
Kee Iii o? at Red Hill graded school
day, May 12. Rose Cottage.
Highly Creditable Closing Exei
cises Greatly Enjoyed by
Large Audience. Pleasant
Dear Advertiser: The annual
closing exercises of the McKendree
j school have now became pretty well
On last Friday night Miss Rosa
lind Ouzts, who has had charge of
? school for the last three years, clos
ed the term with an entertainment
j that was interesting, amusing, and
j instructive. Toan observer it evi
denced the fact that there is much
. taUnt in the McKeodree children.
I These exercises began willi a Hag
drill and with singing "lied White
i and Blue." Then followed recita
tions, dialogues, pantomimes, tab
leauxs, songs, minstrels, eic. The
Biag<? erected in front of the school
building by the O. C. & Bud. Tim
! merman Company, was beautifully
decorated with sma'l United States
riatis and boughs of green and in
each of the varied scenes the stage
furnishings were appropriately ar
The school and general public are
indebted to Mrs. Ur. Ouzts for fur
nishing music on ihe piano daring
the evening. Among the children
who took part in the exercises were
the Ti in mermaid, I).uns, Glanziers,
Murrow?, Ouzts', Shaffers, and per
Among ihe scenes were the fol
lowing: ''A Kiss in the Dark,"
'Country Courtship," ''College Es
say," "Minstrel," "Benny's Q<ies
liuns," "The Two Runaways,"
"Curfew Shall not Ring lo Night,"
''Popping the Question," "Consola
tion Songs," "Everybody Works
but Father." This was the most
natural, amusing and ludicrous thing]
of all and brought down the entire
Tiie entertainment was splendid
all through, and the exercises were
carried out without a single error,
or a hitch. That thc entire pro
gramme met the approbation of the
large audience was evident from re
pealed applauses and cheers from
\\ here did this crowd come from
was a question we heaid asked
many limes duri ny the evening.
Well, it c:ime from every where.
"Ali roads leave to Home;'1 and in
this i?U'.h century all roads lead lo
In conclusion wp nish to congrat J
ulatc the KcKeudreU School-lhe|
children, ihe teachers and the pa
irons, and we want lo ll.ailie them
in behalf of the audience fur ihe
splendid enterlaiumcni they gawi
W. 1). Or '
Elmwood, S. 0.
A Merciless Judge.
One W ho Shows no Favor.
A merciless juduo i< Father!
Time. Bi fore him the weak and ihe!
wanting go to the wall. Only the j
li lith can stand. For years the fol-i
lowing statement from an Edgefield
resident has withstood 111 i > sternest j
ol all tes-s
.Mis. K L Lowe, Cedar Row, j
Ed?elield, .s;i\s: "My back had both- j
ered me for months and 1 became
weak and all run down. Fruin other j
symptoms, I knew that my kidneys
wen- at fault. Donn's kidney pills
yaw mc quick and positive relief."
(Statement given April 13, 1011.)
No trou 1)1 e since. More than three
years later, Mrs. Lowe said: "I h iv
had no occasion to use Doan s kid
ney pills for some years, as they
cured me of all symptoms of kidney
Price 50c at all dealers. Don't
simply a .?dc for a kidney remedy
uti Doan's kidney pills-the name
that Mrs. Lowe has twice publicly
recommended. Fostei-Milbuni Co.,
Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
For Constipation. Biliousness, Indi
gestion, nour Stomach, Colic. Dizzi
ness, Headache and anything caused
by a Disordered Liver. Removes
"That Drowsy Feeling"
by putting your digestive organs to
work, increasing your appetite, and,
in fact, makes you feel likea"Nt?W
50c. and $1.00 a Bottle
"OHE DOSE CONVINCES"
jfSrSold and recommended by Penn
& Holstein, Edgefield. S. C.
FOR KENT-A five-room n-hi
d?*nce near tho high school. p0s
si?ss?ion given at once. Apply to
J. L. Minis.
depends largely on the kind of shoes you wear
New Colonials and Pumps in Patent and Dull Kid
for Ladies and Misses, the kind that von
Wear and Smile
That Sensible line of Children's Shoes, known as the
"BILL1KENS" have just arrived. Ask the
mother who has tried them
White Oxfords and Pumps from - - 50c. to $3.00
With White Rubber and I VOIT Soles
Shirtwaists in Silk, Crepe and Lawn
Corduroy. Pique and Linine Skirts
59c. to .?2.50
?1.(10 to $8.50
New shipment of Busier Brown Hosiery, the guaranteed kind
it would require entirely too much space to teii you about the Dry Goods.
We ask that you give xis a chance so show you.
You propose aux on gasoline?' FOR SALE: A number of pigs Mn farsa fltr P?'M$ ft Ff?lfOf
M*M?" , and shoats, ran iring ?ti size from 3m?@0!a S? 3 UloEllu 05 B?Su!
*I fear that would be unpopular." Hrna|1 ]}\e(i t" 60 pimUi] ea,.|,; als., j Prescription No.686 is prepared eepecially
Um, said the statesman address- While Leghorn eggs for hatching, I fo.r MALARIA or CHILLS & FEVER,
ed. I have been looking around for ?nm strain 75 emil* for 15 c,r,,s ' ^iv? or s5x <iose9 break cay case, and
a tax that would be popular, bull; vj f! Puker Pdffefield S C ??S?" u-?L* '"SlHf Fc5?LTiHi0t
. , j i . i . * ' i'-agtueia, o. ^. return. It acts on thc liver better than
haven t succeeded m locating one a< 4 5 JJl Calomel and does cot grins or Bicken. 25c
yet."-Pittsburg Post. 1
LYON & PADGETT'S
! We Solicited Your Patronage
Snits of all kinds cleaned and
pressed. Our pri?es are reasona
ble and satisfaction guaranteed.
Special attention given to La
dies' Suits and Skirts.
Straw and Felt Hats Cleaned
Only Skilled Workmen
Cash Counts With Us
We arc showing an atti active line of spring goods in
every department. Everything is new-not a piece of
merchandise in the stock that is not fresh from the
See our beautiful wash goods fur waists and dresses. ' All the
new weaves i the popular colors.
Our notion st<?-k is up to the minute. Nothing has been omit
ted. C?>mv in and let us show you.
Wp call especial attention lo our Shoes, Slippers and Oxfords.
All of th? ?ale styles in the popular leathers; with pnces very rea
Do not fail to come in to see us. We can save you
May 9 to 12
Four Bays of
Tuesday : Civic Parade.
Wednesday: Floral. Ford and Allegorical Parade.
Thursday: Motorcycle and Bicycle Parade and Races.
Friday: V. C. T. Parade of Bagmen.
Great Amphitheatre of European and American
Performers and Free Acts Daily
Low Excursion Fares
Tickets will be sold May 8th to 12th, and for trains scheduled to reach Augusta
before noon May 18th, with return limit May loth, 1916.
For information apply to Ticket Agent, or
FRED R. McMILLIN,
District Passenger Agent. Augusta, Ga.