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I 3Tor women must wear BO men mus?
j After tuuburn, Chen comes the sport
j of peeling oCf.
But If we destroy all our cats who
will destroy the ratsT
The easiest way to quit ealing meat
! la to order a ham sandwich,
Raising the price of collars seems to
I have raised a good deal of choler.
I Every man thinks he can paint as
[well as a painter, and every girl can.
Nobody's, pinning medals on the man
'who predicted a si'mmerless summer.
The great n?ed of the world of the
present is just a little Deuce and quiet.
One of the dear delights of vacation
ls the realization that there's no place
The high cost of dyestuffs should not
affect a little thing like fashionable
"What is an education?" asks a con
tributor.' To know the answer would
be an education.
Time's mutations are seeing to it
that Africa shall eventually belong to
everybody except the natives.
Emperor Francis Joseph at eighty
six is thriving as well on war as if he
had been brought up on buttermilk.
The notion that love ls blind may
have originated with the youngster
whose girl married tito other fellow.
There are some signs that Europe
would like a chance to trade its hero
Ism Cor plain, self-governing citizen
One of the sorrows of summer ls
that the casual observer cannot tell the
homegrown from the imported sun
An Interesting article on the causes
of divorce strangely omits any refer
ence to ministers and Justices of the
Under the new regulations some
British multimillionaires make almost
enough Income annually to pay the
tax on lt.
Wireless music has been provided
for passengers on an ocean liner. One
advantage of this scheme ls that there
is nobody to tip.
An eastern report says that a church
proposes to cut ?ovgR the Lord's pray
er. Nothing seems to be sacred to the
What has become of the old-fash
T?neU man who, every four years, used
to be Introduced to the audience as
the next president?
If baldness is hereditary,/as that
woman investigator declares in the
J?urnal.of Heredity, whenl did it be
gin? Was Adara bald?
Every now and then the Emperor
Francis Josef is reported to be seri
ously ill, but it doesn't seem to have
much effect on his health.
The man who works and earns a
million dollars will be a blamed sight
longer at it than the fool who In
herits it a h .i starts to blow.
A dramatic critic sneaks of a vaude
ville performer having a "convulsion
on one ear." The average vaudeville |
patron never tires of acrobatic novel- j
Swatting the flies by means of the
vacuum cleaner appears to be very
efficient a,nd it has an added recom
mendation in saving the self-respect of
Eclipses of the moon are all right
in their way, but what the world
wants in the* face of recent tempera
tures is some way of keeping the sun
At least the ship captain who re
ported that an Island in the Gulf of
Mexico had been broken into 12 parts
und moved out of its former position,
didn't blame lt on the sharks.
The United States government Is
.trying to prevent hay fever. But as
?lung as the northern summer resorts
offer the usual inducements it Is doubt
ful that the effort will be successful.
It ls pretty hard to tell sometimes
whether some of the highly paid men
strike because they want more money
or because they just want a little time
'Ju which to spend what they already
Europe ls said to have lost 25,000,000
'of Its inhabitants during the plagues
.of the fourteenth century, so that the
twentieth century still has a little dis
tance to go before breaking a grue
In the sweat of their faces men must
eat bread, but the Sons of Rest find lt
no trouble to get up a perspiration at
this time of the year when they must
walk at least three squares to reach
po?b free lunch.
The meanest and most spiteful man
has been discovered in a Pennsylvania
town. He smashed his wife's brand
new' tombstone because she left all
her savings, made by washing, to bur
lt Instead of leaving them to him.
Hot give yonr
boy and girl an
male their home
study easy and
effective? G i Ve
them the same
chances to win pro
motion and success
as the lad having the
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THE FARMERS BANK OF EDGEFIELD, S.. C.
Capital and Surplus Profit.-,.$120,000.00
Total Assets Over- - - - - - - - $400,000.00
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California . Fruit. Store &
GEO. COCLIN & BROS. Proprietors
Fruit From Every Clime
Importers of the World's Best Goods
Cigars . Cigarettes . Tobacco . Etc.
We Solicit the Patronage of Our Edgefield
Corner Jackson and Ellis Sts.
STEWART & KERNAGHAN
Coo?rl?ht 1909. bj C. E. Zimmerman Co-No. 4* [
f|F all the unhappy homes;
^ not one in a hundred has a bank^
account and not one home in a hundred who has a
bank account is unhappy. It seems almost foolish to
put it off any longer, when it is such a simple, easy
matter to start a bank account.
BANK OF EDGEFIELD
OFFICERS : J. C. Sheppard, President; B. E. Nicholson, vice-President
E. J. Mim8, Cashier; J. H. Allen. Assistant Oashier.
DIRECTORS : J. C. Sheppard, Thos. H. Rainsford, John Rainsford, B. E.
Nicholson, A. S. Tompkins, C. C. Fuller. E. J. Mims. J. H. Allen.
ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
August a, Ga.
0 YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
g See our representative, C. E. May.
* Licensed agent f or regular li
censed companies by the State
of South Carolina can insure
country homes, barns, etc., coun
try1 churches and schools, well
rated country merchants, cotton
on farms, gin-houses, seed.
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E. J. NORRIS
Edgefield Friends Invited
We are showing the largest and best
selected stock of Clothing, Hats and
Gents' Furnishings that we have ever
brought to Augusta, and invite our Edge
field friends to come in and inspect it
when in the city.
We also have , an Up-to-Date Ladies'
.Department on our second floor and in
vite the Edgefield ladies to make our
store their shopping headquarters.
Come in to see us, when in the City
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The white teachers of Edgefield
county are requested to meet in the
court house Saturday, Dec. 9, to
organize our Teachers* Association,
and arrange for a good meeting in
january. All teachers are urged to
T. J. LY???, Pres.
W. W. Fuller. C. 'S. E. 1
I LARGE I
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916-918 Broad Street
ABE COHEN, Proprietor
Garrett & Calhoun
. 15 8th Street
Established Over a Quarter Century
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