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Nobody likes to bear a asm mum?
ble corn off the cob.
The race may not be to the swift
but lt pays to step lively.
China wants $100.000.000. Why nol
get each of them to chip in a quarter ?
How nice lt would be If peace ru
mors could onfy capture the slogan
"Watch us grow I"
A two weeks' vacation Isn't long, but
It's a long time to provide spending
money enough for.
If they keep on cutting the price,
flivvers will be no more expensive than
a good fountain pen.
Still, the fortunes that turn out to
be smaller than they were supposed to
be are large enough.
Old men may say they feel as young
as ever, but they never admit feel
ing as foolish as ever.
Aetna and Stromboli are active, but
will find there is much competition for
public notice at this time.
Tempus fugit, and the up-to-date
youngster of today may be the old
fashioned man of tctmorrow.
When a chap is In love with that
kind of a girl, at least "two people
know that red hair Is auburn.
No matter how hot the weather is
some of the girls keep right on fixing
their hair In the earmuff style.
Investigators find that ? woman can
be clothed for $28.75 a year, tnt can
they find a woman who ls willing?
- No matter how sweet-tempered a
woman is she puts a little viciousness
Into the blow when she swats a fly.
On the other hand, certain varieties
of sharks are eaten by men and the
sharks never make a bowl about it.
The English language has about 600,
000 words, but paragraphers continue
to coin new ones about the weather.
As cooler weather approaches the
great American business man hopes
to become acquainted with his family
Though the world has never before
been so warlike, never before has the
world been so thoroughly convinced
of the folly of war.
It ls easy enough to buy the demon
stration car, one discovers, but very
difficult to employ the demonstrating
salesman for a chauffeur.
When that Zeppelin air Une Is estab
lished across the Atlantic, a European
trip will cease to have terrors for
those who are afraid of the water.
Though the map of Europe will be
somewhat changed after the war, Eu
rope's bank account will have experi
enced the most startling transforma
A paper devoted to humane societies
says lt ls kinder to drown kittens than
allow them to gi ow up Into strays. It
also lends a sense of quietness to the
War, epidemics, floods and strikes
are making this a record year for
disaster, and if all that were not
enough, a hot political campaign is
on to cap the climax.
When a man grinds his own flour
to get whole wheat bread he can make
as large a loaf as he pleases, depend
ent more or less upon how strong he
feels when he turns the mill.
As a rule people are sympathetic,
but the man who is carrying a water
melon in his arms knows that some
where in the world there ls somebody
who would like to see him drop it
Paper containers for soft drinks may
prevent rowdy baseball fans from "lay
ing out" the umpire, but until they
are forced to wear gags during a
game the job of ^umpiring will be no
Just when a town thinks it has be
come metropolitan some well-meaning
citizen spoils it all by writing a letter
to the leading newspaper congratulat
ing the fire department for some smart
bit of work.
Walking a tight rope over a yawn
ing chasm, or balancing on the end
of a swaying pole, is nothing com
pared to the position of the smaller
nations in Europe that are trying' to
keep strictly neutral.
Conductors on the Oakland, Cal"
street cars are required to amuse the
babies and otherwise aid the lady
passengers. That job would be all
right, but we trust they will not be re
quired to kiss any old maid's poodle.
. If an editor ever accidentally got
into one of those? fashionable summer
resorts where the Inmates dress three ?
times a day, his other necktie would I
'do all right for thc second time, but!
the third time he'd have to appear in;
London silversmiths advertise thai,
they have special facilities for mount-,
lng in an artistic and suitable manner,
all kinds of war trophies, sheila,]
cartridge enses, bombs, etc.,; and show <
a fetching design of a . shell case|
mounted as a gong. What, a Jovelp
souvenir I j
Pure English Bloodhound
When in need of Bloodhoods 'phone me.
W. L. CLARK,
Phone 3, 302. Johnston, S? C.
J. C -LEE, President
F. E. Gibson, See. and Treas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to b'iiild, 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. ,
W?odard Lumber Co.
o rner Roberts ana Du?as Streets,
Our Motto: SSE
Horses & Mules
Just received our third shipment of
HORSES and MULES
There are some fine Brood Mares among
them. Now is the time to buy a mule or
horse before the rise in price.
Wilson & Cantelou
Augusta's Leading Jewelry
We want our Edgefield friends to come in to see us
at our new stor?, 980 Broad Street, We have in
creased our stock, and are better prepared in every way
to serve them. We are showing the largest assortment
of Jewelry, Silverware, Cul Glass, Clocks, Watches
and Novelties that we have ever shown.
We desire to call especial attention to our repair de
partment, which has been improved in every way.
We now have new and improved machinery, and can
do the most difficult and most delicate repairing here
in our store. Send us your watches by express and we
will return them promptly repaired in the very best
Call Upon Us at Oar New Store
A. J. Renkl
980 Broad Street
Furniture and Hardware
of our Edge
ture of any
kind we in
vite them to
come td our
buy in car
ers direct and
can save you
IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE US, GIVE US A TRI
AL AND WE WILL CONVINCE YOU.
Ladies come in to see our Rugs and Art Squares. They are beauties,
and very reasonable in price too. We also have a large assortment of Rockers
that are being offered at very low prices.
When any of the Edgefield farmers need Hardware they should come to
us. Our store on upper Broad is better supplied than ever to satisfy their needs.
Come in to see us when in Augusta. A cordial
welcome awaits you whether you buy or not.
972 and 1289 Broad St. Augusta, Georgia
Your Patronage Solicited.
We have gone direct to the manufacturers and have made large purchases
for every department of our store and we were never better prepared to sup
ply the needs of the people along all lines.
In Furniture we have a full line of Bed Room Suits, Sideboards, Hat
racks, Extra Bureaus, Rockers and Chairs of all kinds and grades. If you
need anything in Furniture see us before buying.
We carry a full stock of Trunks from the smallest to the largest and from
the cheapest to the best. We also have a complete assortment of Suitcases,
Hand-bags, etc. Come in to see them.
Now is the time to discard your.old. burned-out stove and buy a good
stove or range. We carry a large stock at reasonable prices. Also see our
Our vehicle has always been one ot our strongest departments. We car
ryta large stock of Buggies, giving our patrons a large artd varied assortment
of gracies and styles, color of trimmings, etc. If you need a new buggy take
a look through our stock. We can please you in quality, style and price. We
also carry one of the very best farm wagons on the market. Scores and
scores of farmers in Edgefield county have tested them thoroughly to their sat
isfaction. All sizes always on hand.
If in need of anything in our Undertaking Department, let serve you.
We also carry a full Assortment of Coffins and Caskets. Our hearse responds
promptly to all calls, day or night.
We carry our large stock of Groceries and plantation supplies on our first
floor. We buy in large quantities at the lowest possible price and make close
prices to xour patrons.
We solicit a share of your patronage.