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ished at advertising rates.
Wednesday, July 14.
Enroll for the primary election.
The time expires July 27.
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The men who are indulging in
Third Praty talk should bear in mind
the experience of others in the past.
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Every voter who does not enroll on
or before July 2J will be denied the
right to cast his ballot._A word to the
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"Women's Shoes to be Prettier
Than Ever," say a headline. Then
full length skirts are not yet in
. .sight. N
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Edgefield already has Na public
cotton grader on duty. What about
ten thousand bales for the Edgefield
market this fall?
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Edgefield farmers have by no
means surrendered to the boll wee
vil. On the contrary, they are wag
ing a determined warfare.
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It is somewhat of a paradox to call
. a man a good citizen who neglects
to enroll and vote in the primary.
Every good citizen should be interest
ed in having a good government
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Fight the weevil until the last boll
of cotton matures. Not only does the
price of the staple warrant the su
preme effort but eternal vigilance
will improve the prospect for a crop
next year. Hold the weevil in check.
The outlook ;for a Democratic
victory grows brighter with each
passing day. It appears that the mor
ale of the Republican partjris brok
en. Not an enthusiastic note has been
sounded over the nomination of Sen
ator Harding, while the Democrats
are jubilant over having Governor
?Cox succeed President Wilson.
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Register At Once.
Every qualified voter in Edgefield
.county who has not yet registered
should do so at once. Further delay
onay deprive you of your ballot. Un-1
der the rules of the Democratic par
ty of South Carolina no one can
vote in the primary election unless'
he enrolls his n'?r??? as a member of
his club not later than the last Tues
day in July. The last Tuesday in
July is less than two weeks off.
Therefore, the time is limited. Reg
ister yourself and urge, 'those with
?whom you meet to register.
Unprecedented apathy and indif
- ference prevails among the people of
;every section of the State. This is
v evidenced by the' little interest that
is being taken in the State and sena
torial campaign meetings and too, in
"the small number of voters who have
registered up to this time. Do not de
vlay longer. Register at once.
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j ) What About The Bond Issue?
'The members of the ..Highway
'Commission will soon prepare their
"report, as provided in the act creat
ing the commission, and file it with
the county supervisor and at the
same time they will file with the
clerk of court a sketch of the roads
- upon' which the money is to be ex
pended, if the bonds are voted. This
will enable every voter to cast his
ihaBot intelligently, knowing in ad
vance just where the money will be
?Everyone will admit that Edge
ifield.county.needs a better system of
jmblic roads, "and everyone will ad
mit; that with the chain gang system
alone, especially with the small
number now\ on the chain gang,
Edgefield county can never have sat
isfactory roads. The people will soon
have a plan presented to them for
building more than 100 mlies of
good roads. It is for them to decide
whether they will seize this opportu
nity to pull the old county out of
FOR SALE: A practically new
Ford with self starter and electric
YONGE & MpONEY.
Work of Senator E. D. Smith.
.Columbia, S. C.,-The people of
South Carolina who have been fol
lowing the work of the San Francis
co Convention will be interested in
the important part which Senator E.
D. Smith played in the deliberations.
The work of Senator Smith is best
described in the following 'article
from the Florence Daily Times:
Friends of Senator Ellison D.
Smith in Florence county are begin
ning to interest themselves in his be
half as a candidate for re-election
to the United States Senate, not
that they are fearful of the Sena
tor's failing to carry the county by
a large majority, as usual, but be
cause of the fact that they are anx
ious to recognize the Senator's great
work in the Senate by giving him,a
much larger majority than ever be
Senator Smith has been at San
Francisco attending the National
Democratic cenvention. He will re
turn to his home at Lynchburg to
morrow and is expected in Florence
for a conference with his friends lat
er in the week. Senator Smith will
be late in entering the campaign, his
opponents having already "covered
a large part of the State.
In his letter to the people of the
State which was read at the^opening
meeting of the campaign he recount
ed his achievements in the Senate
and stated that he felt it his duty to
attend the convention and as a mem
ber' of the platform committee, to
do what he could for his State and
the South. . It happened that he ac
complished much, the port facilities
plank in thc platform, for which he
is responsible being of deep, signifi
cance to this section. This, however,
was not the only item in which his
influence was felt. Senator Smith
happily has the knack of getting
things done and his activities at the
convention bore fruit just as they
have done in the Senate.
The follo,.ying rather remarkable
tribute to Senator Smith is taken
from the Raleigh 'News and Observ
er, the paper owned by Josephus
Daniels, Secretary of the- Navy, and
will be of interst as pointing out the
esteem in which Senator Smith is
held in the :ar heel State.
' Senator Ellison D. Smith.
"South Carolina has ha? a sensa
tional page in the political history
of the country, but in all of its novel
story it has not contributed anything
that has a deeper significance than
the origin of the port facilities plank
in the Democratic platform of which
Senator Ellison D. Smith of South
Carolina is the fathering influence.
Senator Smith has been active in the
practical things that help his nation
and his section. He is one of the
original designers of the cotton asso
ciation movement, and for a number
of years he served the South in the
field work with the organization of
the association. When he came to be
elected for the Senate in 1908 his
vote was the biggest in his state.
had given for this office, showing the
appreciation in which the people of
his State had held his work. In Con
gress his committee assignments
show the bent of his work. They in
clude the Committees on Railroads,
Manufactures, Interstate Commerce,
Agriculture and Forestry and he is
Chairman of the Committee on Con
sedation of National Rseources,
every one of them a practical work
ing committee that works directly to
the welfare of the country.
As an active member of these in
dustrial and commercial committees
Senator Smith hjas a chance to know
the needs of the country in its rela
tions, and he has the conception that
realizes tr^e absolute necessity of
making our railroads and harbors
serve the requirements of both do
mestic and foreign trade. Consider
able that has been brilliant, has been
written by Senators from South Catv
olina in the story of the country.
The State h.is contributed its share
of the sensational in its day. But
never has her representation in
Washington mowed a more compre
hensive association with the practi
cal necessities of the country than
Senator Smith is exhibiting in Iiis
committee work and the. earnestness
with which he undertakes to make
this work count. South Carolina
feels a great pride in the names that
have represented the State in the
Federal Senate in the past, but by
the time her present delegation
there has concluded the tasks laid
out for the members it is possible a
new claim to conspicuous service,
and a new line will have been regis
tered. The nation as a whole and the
South as a section can help affairs
along by backing and encouraging
Senator Smith in the work he is do
Enroll for the primary election, if
you have not already done so. Fur
ther delay may cause you to lose
your right to vote in the primary.
Old Maids' Association, Edge
field Opera House, July
16. at 8:30 P. M.
Song-Miss' Miriam Norris.
Instrumental selection-Miss Su
Song-Miss Ray Swearingen.
Piano solo-Miss Margaret May.
Vocal music-Mrs. Madison B.
Tucker. N I
Song-Miss Rosa Mae Miller.
The Old Maids' Association, a per
4ect scream from.start to finish!
"Wit, humor, originality, quaint
and fantastic ^costumes, combined
with fine acting by the best local
talent makes this play most^ delight
ful and unique, and long afterward
the memory of it will haunt you and
you will laugh again and again.
The following is the cast of char
Jerusha Eliza -Bangs, president,
Miss Florence Mims. >
Rebecca Retrace, secretary and
treasurer, Miss Hortense Woodson.
Marianna Mellissa Plack, Claud T.
Minty Clovertop, Miss Emmie Lou
Desire A. Mann, P. P. Blalock, Jr.
Hephzibah Odelia Olds, Miss
Evelyn Edmunds. ^
Ann Ellen Patterby, Miss Sara
May Haverman, Miss Elizabeth
Petunia Pickles, Claude Lyon.
Serena Hasbeen, Miss Patti Major
Charity Hopegood, L. W. Cheat
Rachael Ketchem, W. A. Strom.
Belinda Bliss, Miss Mary Lyon.
Hannah Savannah Biggerstaff, J.
Professor Makerneux, the invent
or of the marvelous rejuvenating
machine, W. E. Lott.
After passing through the rejuve
nating ^machine some of the old
maids will be represented by the fol
lowing beautiful young ladies: Miss
es Elizabeth Rainsford, Grace Tomp
kins, Elizabeth Smith, Ruth Lyon,
Lydia Branson. Louise * Hardin,
Gladys Padgett, Margaret Madden,
Mary Nicholson, Ma?? Dorn, Lois
Mims and Annabel Saunders.
Could a progam be more attrac
All persons holding claims against
the estate of Mrs. Mary Ware Cole
man, deceased, are requested to pre
sent the skme-duly attested-to
the undersigned executor at John
ston, S. C., and all persons-indebted
to said estate are requested to make
WHITFIELD S. MOBLEY,
July 10, 1920.
So the boy is back fro
proud of him! Well, so ai
greatest asset and we take c
Ko matter whether he
not, the fact that he put
his services to his country,
chesty, reliant, full of life
him to succeed. So do we.
count at our bank now. 1
way we^can. It pays to be
liable bank lika ours.
The Bank of
All checks drawn on The Bank of '
change through the Federal Reser
We Can Give Yoi
on Mill Work am
Large stock of Rough and D
Corner Roberta and Du
WORTH YOUR NOTICE
See special window display of articles at $5.00
and save your money. Aiso a window display of
MIDDY SUITS at a SPECIAL price. Come in and
see them, as these values are bound to please you.
Next week we will feature two special window dis
plays that will interest you whether you buy or not.
Watch for them.
Keep comfortable during these hot days, avoid
excessive perspiration, save your dainty dressies and
peace of mind by using ODORONA. One bottle
will convince you that you cannot do without it.
Keep your feet clean and healthy by using Dr.
ScholPs Three Necessities for perfect foot comfort.
It can't .be beat. Stops excessive perspiration and
help to preserve the shape of your shoe, because
perspiration destroys the lining of the shoe or the
fabric of any cloth that is made. You use a spe
cial soap for the feet and treat your feet as they
should be treated. >
The Corner Store
Yours for Service
The undersigned will apply to and
file with W. Banks Dove, Secretary
of State their petition to be incor
porated as the Johnston Development
Company with general power to buy,
develop and sell real estate.
_". . H. G. BALLANTINE.
H. G. EIDSON.
E. H. SMITH,
m the front and you are
.e we all. He is America's
?ff our hat to him in honest
got."Over the Top" or
on the uniform and offered
is what counts. He is big,
and ambition. You want
Urge him to open an ac
Ne will help him in every
associated with a good re
Trenton, S. C.
Prenton can be cleared free of ex
i Prompt Service
i Interior Finish
reseed Lumber on hand for
gas Sts., Augusta, Ga,
We are now ready to serve meals at all hours, day or night.
We invite the public to give us a trial. That is all we ask,
being confident that we can render service that will please.
We have a first-class cook and everything is served in the
best possible manner. j
Next Door to Smith-Marsh Company
H. C. Viele & Company
222 Jackson (8th) Street
Diamonds, Watches and Silverware
Repairing of Watches and Jewelry
Lumber for Sale ;
. We have lumber of all kinds. Bills cut to order.
Will deliver at Edgefield.
MILTON PARKER, Jr. EDGAR STROTHER