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Foot Ball Games by Soldier Teams at Fair Grounds Wednesday and Saturday
Carolina-Clemson Classic Thursday ( ; . '
Military Minstrel on Grounds Each Night
Cavalry Drilling Daily Feature
Free Acts and Midway
Good Horse Racing Again This Year
Splendid Exhibits of Agricultural^ Products and Livestock
State of South Carolina,
County of Edgefield,
Court Common Pleas.
Mrs. Anna West, et. al.-Plainti
-against-Marguerite E. Sm
Pursuant to a decree in the abc
entitled cause, I shall offer entitl
cause, I shall offer for sale at pub'
outcry to the highest bidder befe
the Court House, Town of. Ede
field, County and State aforesaid, c
??alesday in November, 1917, t
same being the 5th day of sa
month, between the legal hours
sale the following described reali
Tract No. 1: "Five Hundred ai
Fifty Acres, more or less situai
lying and being in Edgefield Cou
ty, in the State of South Carolin
with the following boundarie
North by Tract No. 2, T. H. Rain
ford and Abner Minis; East by ot!
er lands of said Estate; South b
.Dr. Preston DeVore and C. ?
Wells; West by 13. B. Jones."
Tract No. 2: "One Hundred an
Twenty-four Acres, more or les:
situate, lying being in Edgetiel
County, and in the State of Soul
Carolina with the following bouu
daries; North by W. F. West
East by Abner Mims; South b;
Tract No. 4; West by Tract No. :
and W. F. West."
Tract "No. 3: "Seventy Acres
more or less, situate, lying and be
ing in the County of Edgefield and
in the State of South Carolina witt
the following boundaries, North by
Haile Holston; East by Charles Do
bey and Walter Holmes; South bj
W. S. G. Heath; West by Thomas
More or less Acreage not to ef
fect sale-Sale not to affect Crops
Terms of Sale Cash: If purchaser
at said sale shall fail to comply with
the terms thereof, within one hour
from the time of sale, said premises,
upon direction of plaintiff, or his
attorney, will be re-sold on said day
at the risk ofjthe former purchaser.
. Purchaser to pay for papers.
J. H. CANTELOU.
Master E. C.
Oct. 4, 1917.
land For Sale.
The Padgett Place of Estate of
S. T. Hughes. Two-and half miles
of Trenton, cs. C., 538 acres, good
buildings, pasture ?cc. On railroad
between Trenton and Aiken.
Communicate with J. Gordon
Hughes, Union, S. C.
Sept. 19, 1917.
PRONG'S NEW DISCOVERT
Will Surely Sfoo That Couoh.
State of South Carolina,
County of Edgefield,
Court Common Pleas.
L. H. Bowles, et. al.,-Plaintiffs
Against-Thomas P. Morgan
Administrator of the Estate i
Mis. Clarissa C. Strother, et. al
By virtue, and authority of tl
decree of the court in the abov
stated cause, I will sell at Ed gefiel
Court House, in said County an
State, on salesday in Novembe
prox., before the Court House dooi
at the usual hour of sale, all tha
tract of land situate in the count,
of Edgefield, in said State contair
ing five hundred and thirty-si;
and one half acres, more or less.
The said tract of land will bi
sold in five separate parcels, de
scribed as follows respectively, plat
ofwhichwill be exhibited on thu da^
of sale, to wit:
Tract No. 1: Containing 203 anc
3-4 acres, bounded on the north bj
tract No. 2, on the east by tracts
No. 3 aud 4, south by lands of W,
A. Strom and W. H. Hamil
ton, and west by W. A. Strom.
Tract No. 2: Containing 149 and
3-4 acres, bounded on the north by
land of J. H. Self, on the east by
Tract No. 3, on the south by tract
No. 1, and on the west by land of
W. A. Strom.
Tract No. 3: Containing 81 and
one-half acres, bounded on the
northeast and east by land of G.
M. Timmarmen, on the northwest
by tract No. 1, on the southeast by
tract No. 4, and on the south by
tract No. 2, and the Mountain
Tract No. 4: Containing 79 aores,
bounded on thenorthea st and east
and southeast by land of G. M
Timmerman, on the northwest by
tract No. 3, on the southwest by
tract No. 1, and on the south by
tract No. 5.
Tract No. 5: Containing 24 and one
half acres, bounded on the north by
tract No. 4, on the east by land of
G. M. Timmermam, on the
southwest and west by land of
L. H. Hamilton.
Terms of Sale: One-third of the
purchase money to be paid in cash,
and the balance of the purchase
money in one and two equal annual
installments, with interest from
the date of sale; the credit portion
of the purchase money to be secured
by the notes of the purchaser or
purchasers and a mortgage of the
Terms of sale must be complied
with on the day of sale, or satisfac
tory assurance of compliance given,
else the Master at the direction of
Plaintiffs Attorneys will resell said
lands on the same day or on some
subsequent sales day.
J. H. CANTELO U,
Master, E. C.
Oct. 5, 1917.
The County Treasurer's office will I
open for the purpose of receiving tax
from the 15th day of October, 1917,
the 15th day of March, 1918.
All taxes shall be due and payab
s between the 15th day of October, 191
f and December 31st, 1917.
That when taxes charged shall not I
' paid hy December 31st, 1917, the Count
Auditor shall proceed to add a penalt
of one per cent, for January, and
taxes are not paid on or before Februar
1st, 1918, the County Auditor will prc
? ceed to add two per cent, and five pe
I cent, from the 1st of March to the 15t
I of March, after which time all unpai
taxes will be collected by the'Sheriff.
The tax levies for the year 1917 ar
i as follows:
f For State purposes 8
. " prclmary County '
, " Constitutional School Tax I
L " Antioch -
s " Bacon School District 7i
. " Blocker ?
" Blocker-Limestone 4
. " Collier's / 4
' " Flat Rock 4
" Oak Grove ?
" Red Hill A
: " Edgefield i
" Elmwood No. 8 2
1 " Elmwood No. 9 2
" Elmwood No. 30 2
, " Elmwood L. C. 3
" Hibler 3
" Johnston ll
" Meriwether (Gregg) 2
" Moss 3
" Shaw 4
" Talbert 2
M Trenton 8
" Wards 2
" Blocker R. R. (portion) 15
" Elmwood R. R. (portion) 15
" Johnston R. R. 3
" Pickens R. R. 3
" Wise R. R. li
" Corporation. 10
Sinking Fund. 3-4
All the male citizens between the ages
of 21 years and 60 years, except those
exempt by law, are liable to a poll tax
of One Dollar each. A capitation tax
of 50 cents each is to be paid on all dogs.
The law prescribes that all male citi
zens between the ages of 18 and 55
years must pay $2.00 commutation tax.
No commutation tax is included in the
property tax. So ask for road tax re
ceipt when you desire to pay road tax.
JAMES T. MIMS,
Co. Treas. E. C.
Land For Sale.
We, the undersigned executors of,
the estate of Mrs. Bettie Williams,
deceased, will offer for sale at public
auction on the 15th day of November
at the late residence of the said de-1
ceased the following realestate 133
icres of land, more or less, bounded
Dn the North by lands of Bub Clax
ton; East by lands of* Lewis Lybrand:
South by lands of Hodge Moyer and
West by lands of John Claxton, and
ocated in Edgefield county four
niles south of Ridge Spring. Good
chool and church in one mile of
)lace. Terms of sale cash.
C. W. Salter,
aLECTi9ir! TEE ur;ST ron
O mmSSfJLs?SSi BILIOUSNESS
sa BITTERS AND KIDNEYS
tual Insurance Associ
Property Insured $2,500,000.
WRITE OR CALL on the un
dersigned for any information you
may desire about our ?plan2of insur
We insure your property against
A ; destruction by
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and do so cheaper than any Com
pany in existence.
Remember, we are prepared to
prove to you that ours is the safest
and cheapest plan of insurance
Our Association is. now licensed
to write Insurance in the counties
of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
mick, Laurens and Edgefield.
The officers are: Gen. J. Frasei
Lyon, President, Columbia, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agt., Secy. &
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. 0. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
Jno. H. Childs, Bradley, S. C.
A. W. Younpblood, Hodges, S. C.
S. P. Morrah, Willington, S. C.
L.N. Chamberlain, McCormick, S. C
R. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
F.L.Timmerman, Pln't. Lane, S. C
J. C. Martin, Princeton, S. C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C
J. R. BLAKE, Gen. Agt.
Greenwood, S. C.
Jan. 1st. 191V.
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ims, Cashier; J. H. Allen. Assistant Oashier.
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