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All shoes in the house at ONE-THIRD OFF. This is of vital importance
to our customers because of the high price of leather. Better come early
and get your size, if we have it, as the stock is broken.
And don't forget that many other items, including- Ribbons, Dress Goods,
Embroideries, Middy Blouses and Shirt Waists, will go in this sale at a big
reduction, considering the high cost of goods at the present time.
Now is your opportunity to save that dollar that you have been trying to
save by waiting for this sale. Act at once while we have what you want.
Please remember that this is strictly a clearance sale to make room for
our new spring goods, and the prices are for cash.
Edgefield, South Carolina
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Wednesday, Feb. 7.
M iss Luci!* Stanley of Columbia
is the attractive guest of Mrs. Hugh
Pr. F. W. P. Butler came over
from Columbia ami spent Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Allen of
Fruit Hill were among the visitors
in Edgefield yesterday.
Blessed is the mun whose lot in
life permits bira to sit before the
fire all day long these wintry days.
Mr. P. L. Wright of WinstoV
Salem spent Monday in Edgefield
looking after some b&sinesa mal
ters. Mr. Wright is engaged in the
insurance and real estate business
in his adopted home.
The Daughters of the Confedera
cy will hold their next meeting at
the home of Mrs. Agatha Woodson
Tuesday afternoon, February 13, at
3:30 o'clock. All members are re
quested to pay their annual dues at
At a time when farmers most
need a maximum crop of grain,
with corn approaching $1.50 ard
flour 810.OU, it appears now that
the injury to the wheat and oats is
the worst ir? several decades. If the
grain is killed, let's sow again.
Spring oats, though inferior at best,
are belter than no oats at all.
The Advertiser has received some
rather unusual reports from the ef
fects of the cold wave but the most
phenomenal one came from a fellow
who went out to milk his cow the
coldest morning. He stated that as
fad extracted the milk the streams
froze as they reached the bucket
and when he finished it appeared
that he/nad a bucket of macaroni,
the stems ail standing on end in the
There was some whiskey drink
ing in Edgefield Mouday. Several
men were verjr perceptibly under
the influence of it. Had a law
shutting liquor out altogether as a
beverage been in operation, there
would have been no drunkenness
here Monday. Let's remove the
temptation altogether from men
who are not strong enough to re
Having just received two soli(
cars of Thornhill wagons, direc
from the factory, Wilson & Can
telou can make you a very lov
price. They have been selling thesi
celebrated wagons for four years.
Now that the rains have stoppe?
practically all farm work, it is tlx
best time for farmers to make theil
arrangements for the year. Cali 01
us now and make your loans. Th*
Bank of Edgefield is prepared ti
accommodate you al (?nee.-Adv.
Thermometers differed during tlx
''cold snap*' of the last few days.
Some have registered live d?gre*M
above zero and others eight. Oui
"feelings"' Saturday morning cans
ed us to believe that the live degree
lliermomeler was correct.
Mr. W. J). Upshaw, of Atlanta
who has visited ridgefield several
times, will speak here on Thursday
night, February '2-2, under the aus
pices of the Anti-Saloon League.
The meeting will bc held in th?
Methodist church. A fuller nolicee
will bc given next week.
Now that the rains have stopped
practically all farm work, il is tho
best Uni'.- for farmers to make their
arrangement* for the year. Call
on us now and make your loans.
The Bank of Edgefield is prepared
to accommodate you at ouce.-Adv.
Mr. W. A. Strom is greatly im
proving the premises surrounding
his home near the public square.
In a abort time he will have two of
his children settled near him. Mr.
Frank Logan will build an attrac
tive residence on an adjoining lot
and Mr. Harry Strom will also
build next door. These modern
homes will greally add to the ap
pearance of the street leading South
from the public square.
Mr. J. H. Oliver, one of The
Advertiser'; compositors, went to
Bolivia, N. C., Saturday for his
little seven-year-old daughter, Annie.
They returned to Edgefield Mon
day morning. Mr. Oliver and his
little daughter are boarding in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Nich
olson. Mr. Oliver brought his lit
tle daughter to Edgefield to take
advantage of our splendid school.
She entered the graded school Tues
TT?.tffl'FnTfi The J'.est Tonic,
Sta ?, ? _;.....?./' I'amii j ?k?cuicme*
Mr. Warren's Thermometer.
Mr. F. M. Warren dropped in to
see us Saturday while in Edgefield
and in discussing the weather ?ta
ted that his pond on the public road
near his home serves somewhat as a
community thermometer. Mr. War
ren st ated that for the first time in
a number of years the pond has
been frozen completely over, bul
in places the iee was not very thick.
About 30 years ago the ice was so
thick in the pond that a number of
persona skated on it. Here's hop
ing that the Warren pond will not
I be frozen completely over again for
?another thirty years.
Public Sales of Land.
Owing to the extremely cold wea
ther, not more than a dozeu men at
tended tho sales i>? real estate by
the master in equity Monday. The
Holland land in the town of Tren
ton was purchased by Mr. Preston
L. Wright, and the house and lot
in the town of Johnston, the home
of the late Tillman Denny, was pur
chased by Mrs. Mattie W. Denny
for the sum of ?2,500. The sale of
the Atkins land in thc Ropers com
munity was called off.
TWO CARS OF WAGONS.
We desire to inform our farmer
friends that we were never bet
ter prepared to serve them. We
have just received two car loads of
the celebrated Thornhill wagons.
There is nothing better on the mar
ket for the money. We have all
sizes, from tho one-horse up to the
very heavy wagons. Having bought
in large quantities direct from the
factory, we are in position to make
very interesting prices. Seo us be
Fertilizers foi 1917
I desire to notify my friends that
I can supply them with all kinds of
fertilizers at very low prices. I
can sell any quantity from one sack
lo 100 tons. I have all of the pop
ular formulas. This is probably
our last year before the boll weevil
comes, so it will pay to use a liber
al application of fertilizers.
See me before buying. I can
save pju money.
J. W. Cheaihain,
WILSON & CANTELO IT.
I* Philippi Items.
Dear Mr. Editor: I will write
I few lines from this community th
(awful, rough morning. How than!
i ful we would he if it's our bless<
. Lord's will to ::ivc us better weat
j er. The fanners are very min
I afraid their grain crops have ber
j frozen out and all vegetables sec
j o be frozen, but such is lite and
tis all thc Lord's work.
Mrs. Henry Williams, bettt
known as Mrs. Belle William:
daughter of old uncle Darling Wi
Hams died at the home of her hon ii
law Mr. Charlie Salter of ihe Rids
Sunday and will be buried at M
Calvary to-day. Oh how sad f<.
her loved ones to have to bury ht
such a cold d:ty.
Mr. Dud Rhoden has been sui
fer in g with asthma for some days
We are now using thc home di
partaient magazine in thc Sunda;
school, placing them in tho home
of those who can not or will not at
tend. Our superintendent is Lryinj
in every way to make ours a stand
ard Sunday school.
I said in my last article that Misi
Annabelle Jackson read a piece a
our meeting for national prohibitioi
called l'L)o not sin against th<
child," and shoiil.l have added, "bi
giving il intoxicating drinks
whiskey or wine.
Mrs. Mary Cullum has been in
disposed tor several days, all causee
by this extremely cold weather.
Mr. Will Scott, brother of Georgi
W. Scott, who has been making hu
home in Utah, is here on a visit,
and hisTiome folks wish very much
that he basc?me to make his stay
Mrs. John Scott and Miss Nellie
visited in the home of Mr. Al Clark
laet week. We are sorry that Mrs.
Clark is sick.
We aro glad to report Mr. Ebb
Timmermaii who has been in the
Hospital in Augusta, is convales
cing and is now with his sister Mrs.
A. P- Lewis of Jonnston.
Mr. James Watson and Miss
Leila McGee wore married yester
day at Johnston, Dr. Brooks offi
We are sorry to hear of the ill
ness of Mrs. A, C. Baker. Hope
she ia rapidly recovering ere this.
Mr. and Mrs. Bol i ver Rhoden
and Mrs. Frank Walter, Mr. and
.Mrs. Ed Cullum dine ! at tl"' home
of Mr. Joe CnWnm on Monday.
..ir. "..'ei Mrs. .M::? DelTicri
children, the Pine Grove teachers,
Misses Ida Epton and Lula Black
and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Odium,
dined in the home of Ed Callum
last Sunday and Tuesday following
j Mrs. A vol.y Franklin visited that
home, and j-eaterday Sunday, Rev.
A. C. Baker and two daughters
Myrtle and Madge and Mr. and
M/s. Joe Cullilla dined in ihe home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cullum.
Miss Annie May Scott spent Sat
urday night at the home of Mrs.
Wilbur Cl.irk and Misses Epton
and Lula Black spent thal night in
the home of Mr. Alvin Derrick.
.Mrs. J. M. Rushton of Johnston
spent last week in the home of
Messrs. Ed and Joe Cul um.
Mr. Willie Rhodens' family have
all been down with measles.
Wei!, Mr. Editor, I sent ont 30
petitions to be sent and signed and
sent to our representatives to bring
before they legislature the prohibi
tion of all liquor advertising in
newspapers and I think every one
was signed and sent in.
, Mr. Joe Cullum has been indis
posed for several days suffering
with bronchial trouble.
Honor Roll of Lenoir School.
First grade-Mary and Miriam
Glover, Ruth Cogburn and Marie
Second grade-J. Q. Cogburn.
Fourth grade -Huggins Glover,
Sixth grad?-Naomi Cogburn,
Seventh grade-Lionel Coffburn,
Velvet Beans For Sale.
I have some 90-day velvet beans
for seed. They were planted after
oats and all fully matured.
E. W. Samuel,
1- 31-tf. Edgefield, S. C.
FOR SALE.-Alexander's Im
proved Long Staple cotton seed at
$1.50 per bushel.
W. L. Dunovant,
2- 1-U. Edgefield, S- C.
FOR SALE:-Twenty bushels of
Long Staple Big Boll cottonseed at
$1,50 per bushel, direct from the
Coker farm last year. It is as pro
lilic and as early as the Toole-ab
solutely pure. Sold in January
for 233 per pouod.
I il Bru:- P. Sr. J
li I -Ii. iJiwldf 'C. ^. .
AXD Po I XTS TIIK WAY FOR PRE
PARED XE SS IN" THE WAU OX TDK
Naturally Pbosphated Agricultur
al Lime. Each ton contains 97 els
to $1.10 worth Bone Phosphate of
Limo and ?b% Lime Carbonate.
Sold only by State Department of
Agriculture under authority of Gen
eral Assembly. Gives farmers an
opportunity to obtain cheap lime
carbonate. Shipments in bulk only,
carloads not less than 30 nor more
than 33 tons, at il.50 per ton, cash
tvith order. Freight on shipments
to agency stations may be paid at
destination. Shipments to non
age ney stations must be fully pre
Freight rates on Phospho-Marl
to stations in Edgefield county are
Edgefield, Parkshill, Trenton,
Johnston, ?1,00; Modoo, Clarks
Hill, Meriwether, Woodlawn, Si.05;
Plum Branch, Parksville, $1.10
Cut out this ad and save it. It
makes ordering easy.
For further information, apply to
E. J. WATSON, Commissioner,
S. C. Stat? Dep't Agriculture,
Columbia, S. C.
FOR SALE: I have for sale fifty
(50) bushels of pure, sound Brab
him Peas at $2.50 per bushel. Ap
ply to H. W. McKie, Colliers, S.
C., R. P. D., 1.
.Tan. 9, 1917.
Licensed Agent for Four Fire
Companies. Can Insure Anything
Insnrable_Town or Country.
J. T. Barling
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield