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IMPORTANT COTTON MEETING
Large Attendance is Expected at tilia
Coming Meeting of South Caro
lina Cotton Association.
Columbia, S. C.-Officers for the en
suing year will be elected and much
other business of importance transact
ed at the annual meeting of the South
Carolina Cotton Association which
will be held here on Tuesday, Decem
ber 2. Officers of the association have
a matter ol tremendous importance
to submit to the meeting, they say, a
matter that will affect every farmer
ia tho state.
A large attend nace is expected at
the meeting. Every member of the
association in the state is invited to
attendant! there will be official dele
gations from each county, chosen by
the various county associations.
Addresses will be delivered by a
number of prominent men. Officers
ol the association have invited a num
ber ofrnien of wide reputation to speak
but pending their acceptance, of the
invitations their names will not be
To Elect Officers.
Great interest centers around thc
election of officers. J. Skottowe Wan
namaker, who has been chairman of
the South. Carolina Cotton Association
since its formation, has a? ounced
that he will be ?orced to retire from
the head of the state association in
order to devote al of his time to the
presidency of the American Cotton
Association, which embraces the en
tire belt. There is much speculation
as to who will succeed Mr. Wanna
maker at the head of the association.
A vice president and a treasurer
and a state executive committee will
also ba chosen.
Present officers of the South Caro
da Cotton Association are: J. Skot
towe Wannamaksr, of St. Matthews,
chairman; John T. Mackey, of Cam'
den, treasurer; Julien C. Rogers, of
Columbia, assistant treasurer; Mrs.
H. R. CUnkscales. of Columbia, secre
tar}" Harold C. Booker, of Colombia,
publicity chairman; B. F. McLeod, oil
Charleston, state manager; J. S. Wan
namaker. of St. Matthews; J. H. Claf
fer. of Orangeburg; R. M. Mlxson, of
Williston. John T. Mac! ey. of Cam
den; B. F. McLeod, of Charleston;
W. W. Long, of Clemson College? T.
J. Britt'of McCormick and T. G. Mc
Leod of Bishopville, central commit
In a letter sent to the various coun
ty chairmen of the state urging a full
attendance at the meeting here Chair
man Wannamaker reviews some of the
things accomplished by the organisa
tion of the cotton belt the past year
and touches upon the plans for the
"Following in the wake of the or-1
ganization of the American Cotton
Association in each section of the cot
ton belt," he Bays, . ornes the forma
tion aims, objects and purposes of
which we are so earnestly striving. |
As a result of the work already accom- j
plisbed the entire South has received
untold benefits and is today recogaiz
ed as the coming part of the nation, j
More warehouses owned and control!- j
ed by the people of the South have j
been built than at any time since the !
War Between the States; stock has
been raised for the erection of two
cotton factories by members of the as
sociation; a $3,000.000 corporation for
financing and effecting direct sales of
cotton has been formed, and a great
amount of additional constructive
work has been accomplished.
MAs a result nf the work already ac
complished by the American Cotton
Association, we are receiving commu
nications from practically every sec
Lion of the world where cotton is con
Bumed, and from every line of thc
cotton industry. Also, papers, period
icals and magazines throughout Amer
ica, Canada and in Europe are carry
ing special articles concerning the
association. We have just been no
tified by several leading papers end
magazines that they are sending spe
cial representatives for personal in
terviews for the purpose of giving
special writeups. of the American
Cotton Association and the various
Southern questions that the. associa
tion will materially effort, and it u
the consensus of opinion that the
American Cotton Association is a
world-power in thornton industry to
"At the December meeting it will
be absolutely necessary for me to lay
down the duties as state chairman.
On account of the multitude of duties
connected > with the formation of the
American Cotton Association I have
been for almost the last year forced
to lay aside my personal business at
an enormouB sacrifice as I realize that
this was such a great cause and should
receive first consideration above every
other duty. I feel that there are
many men in the state who can fill
the position of state president far bet
ter than I can. My health has been
seriously affected by strain under
which I have been laboring and I
urge in justice to the state associa
tion that you select my successor on
December 2. I will still have my
hands full as president of t>* ns. ti ca?
To OUF Edgefield Friends
We have the most complete stock of shoes that we
have ever bought and they were bought before the
rise in price, making it possible to sell good, depend
able shoes at reasonable prices.
i Every department of our shoe stock is full, giving
a large assortment to select from. We call especial
attention to our very strong linc of every-day shoes
for men. Nothing better on the market. Try a
pair and you will always come us.
We also have a complete assortment of dress shoes
for every member of the family.
We invite our friends from Edgefield county to
make our store their headquarters while in the city.
Mr. Walter Harris is with'us and will take a delight
in serving his friends.
974 Broad Sreet Augusta, Ga.
LARGE STOCK OF
JEWELRY TO SELECT FROM
We invite our Edgefield friends to visit our store when in Au
gusta. We haye the largest stock of
of all kinds that we have ever shown. It will be a pleasure to
show you through our stock. Every department is constantly re
plenished with the newest designs.
We call attention to our repairing department, which has every
improvement. Your watch or clock made as good as new.
A. J. RENKL
980 BROAD ST. AUGUSTA, GA.
?RR?NGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and ail
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
Distributors of Marathon Tires and Tubes. None better, but our price
YOUR PATRONAGE S0L1ITED
See our representative, C. E. May.
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WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED
Sixty Tons of Pipe
and at present have all sizes from 1-8-inch to 4-inch in Galvanized
and from 1-3-inch to S-inch in Black. Also have received large ship
ment of Boiler Tubes. Have also some two or three carloads of Iron
in stock. Let us hear from you.
Columbia Supply Company
823 West Gervais St., Columbia, S. C.
We want the people, the ladies especially* to see the
New Blue Ribbon
We carry them in two, three and
four-burner sizes, with or
These stoves burn 400 gallons of air to every gallon of kerosene
Thai's why they are so economical.
They afford the quickest and cheapest
means of cooking. Considering the
scarcity and high price of wood, there
should be hundreds of Edgefield homes
to install a Blue Ribbon Kerosene Stove.
Come in and let us show
you these stoves
Have Made Large Purchases
We invite the people of Edgefield county, the ladies especially, to visit
our 2nd floor and see our large stock just received . from the largest manufacturers
we have the best assortment of Bureaus, Washstands, Hat Racks, Wardrobes,
Ch i fib robes, China Closets that we have ever shown.
Also see our Rocking Chairs, Dining Chairs, Centre Tables, Iron Beds,
Springs and Mattresses, purchased direct from the factories.
Large stock of RANGES and STOVES to select from. Make your
wife happy by buying a new stove for her.
Trunks, Suit Cases and Traveling Bags
See our stock of trunks, suit cases and traveling bags, all marked at rea
Rugs and Art Squares
Beautiful assortment of rugs and art squares. Just what you have been
needing to make the home brighter.
Lap Robes and Harness of all Kinds
We have on hand che largest stock' of lap ropes and harness of all kinds
that we have ever shown, both single and double, for wagon or buggy.
When in need of a buggy or wagon call on us. We carry a stock of good
buggies, open or with top. We sell the celebrated Mitchell wagons. No
thing better on the market for the money. It you need a one-horse wagon,
try our "Chase City." We have been selling them to satisfied customers for
eight or ten years.
GROCERIES AND PLANTATION SUPPLIES
When in need of fancy or heavy groceries get our prices before buying.
We buy in large quantities and carry a large stock, consequently we are in a
position to make attractive prices. If in need of hardware of any kind for the
farm or supplies of any other kind come to us. We can save you money.
Edgefield Mercantile Company
Now is the time to break
your land deep in order to pre
pare for early and thorough
preparaion next spring. Early
planting is the only way to'
head off the boll weevil.
Plow by machinery and re
lieve the acute labor situation.
One man can break eight acres
a day any depth desired up to
The Fordson is the most
economic tractor on the mar
ket. Original cost is less, opera
ting expense is less and up
keep is less than other tractors.
Will be glad to make a dem
onstration any day.
W. L. DUNOVANT, JR.
All persons are hereby forbidden
to hunt, fish or trespass in any man
ner whatsoever on my lands. All who
fail to heed this notice will be pros
ecuted under the law.
E. P. ARTHUR.