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And This Money-Saving Event Will Be Past History
We have enjoyed a splendid business, and wish to express our appreciation. A hearty THANKS to our many friends and patrons for their support, which enabled
us to make this SALE a wonderful SUCCESS. Truth wins. We sell as WP advertise. We won!
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Vf iiy YYtJ Vf UH. atic Methods, Honest Cut in Prices. 1 lidia W II J
To skeptics, unbelievers, the oh! shuck! kind we have only to say follow the crowd of wise one to win
Sale Ends Saturday, November 13,10 P. M.
Thursday, Nov. 11th
One Half Off on all Milliney
From to 9 to 12 A. M.
This Day Only
Remember the Hours
Friday, Nov. 12th
CLOAK AND SUIT DAY
Come early! Cloaks and Suits
Sold at Half Price during entire
day. Middy suits too.
Saturday, Last Day
Specials going on all day.
Don't miss an hour.
Be sure to be here about 5:00
LADIES* $45.00 SUITS $22.75
It has been a pleasure to serve the crowds.
To watch the smile of satisfaction on the faces
of pleased buyers.
The materials alone would cost you more
than the prices of any of these ready made gar
$7.00 Wool Skirts for only_$4.39
SILK BY THE YARD
Won't last long at one-third off.
Get in on some now.
Only 8 fine wool nap SOLID COM
FORTS left, worth $5.00 __ $3.19
The largest and most complete
line of all the latest designs.
$7.50 pattern hats __ __ $4.39
$14.00 pattern hats_$7.75
Jewelry on Sale, too.
Most any color, many styles.
$3.69, $3.98, $4.98, $6.98 $7.98 to
Ginghams, Percales, Cotton Flan
nels, Cheviots and Sea Island goes
at Yz price all day
W. H. TURNER
Edgefield, S, C.
With each purchase of $5.00
or multiple thereof we give a
numbered ticket good for one
chance on three prizes.,
First prize Set of Dishes worth
Second prize $10.00 Silk Um
Third prize your choice of any
one framed, picture in this store.
Drawing takes place Saturday
evening about 5:00 P. M,
You must have your ticket
j and be here to win.
Jf. "L. MIMS,_.Editor.
Published every Wednesday in
The Advertiser Building at $2.00
per year in advance.
Entered as second class, matter at
the postoffice at Edgefiel?; S. C.
"No communications v/i^ ?e pub
lished unless accompanied by the
'Cards of Thanks, Obituaries, Res
. olutions and Political Notices pub
ished at advertising rates.
Wednesday, November IO.
Isn't it about time peanut bags
? were a little larger?
* * * ?
li's high time dresses were coming
down-down nearer the shoe tops.
* * * *
Don't allow yourself to become a
grouch. It's never so bad but that it
might he worse.
? * * *
There :is no questioning the fact
that we are now under a republican
.form, of government.
* * . *
i For the next two, and possibly
four, years Democrats in Washington
will be merely lookers on.
* * * ?
Pretty soon about the cheapest
things on the market will be second
* * * *
- It wouldn't be so bad if this thing
of dollars now doing double duty was
actually realized all along the line.
( M >
fonder if the poor man's friend, a
fit?kel loaf of bread, will f*ver come
back again? Things seem to be head
ed that way now.
* * * *
"'Cattle" mortgages ar? being fore
closed almost every day now, with
considerable loss to the debtors and
but little gain to the creditors.
? * * ?
Everything is going down in Edge
field except taxes, and they have got
ten so high that one can't reach them
* * * *
Not everything is againsit the
Southern farmer. Out in the West
.where most of our biscuits grow
some large millers have put the price
of flour below $10 for the first time
an four years.
Real estates dealers should not b
discouraged. It will not be long be
fore Edgefield dirt will again be i:
demand, and at good prices, too.
V .-- fe & w lp |P -- C j i
Some of the mornings w? ?r? go
ing to wake up to find ourselves a
war with Japan; The little Japs ar
thinking more than they are sayinj
about some of our laws which the;
"Flagrant Graft is Charged," say:
a headline in connection with th?
United States Shipping Board. Tha
sounds like the good old days of dis.
pensary stealing in South Carolina
* * ? *
We see in some of the papers tha'
people are being urged to buy theil
Christmas presents now. Why, blesi
your life, if it should be for a ladj
friend, it would be out of style before
* * * *
It would have been a fine thing ii
all of us could have held our Liberty
Bonds until this sudden blow came.
They might have tided us over til]
better days return, as thP"T surelv
* * * *
Well, after all, Washington will
not lose much by the change, Presi
dent Wilson and Secretary Tumulty
having announced that they will con
tinue to reside in the national capi
* * * *
It is- not a good sign to see that
larger gasoline tanks are being built
over the State in order to supply the
increasing demand for gasoline. Fact
is, too much money is being burned
in this way.
* * * *
Almost every line of business in
Edgefield has made some cut in prices
except undertakers. We haven't
heard of their offering sufficient in
ducement to cause anybody to buy a
coffin before it is needed.
* * * ?
It's now just like it has been all
down through the thousands of
years. Every man has to work out
his own financial salvation. Schemes
of great promise to the masses
on paper do not always bring relief
to the individual. /
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Lyceum Course Needed.
Within a few days the fate of the
lyceum course for the winter will be
decided. It appears that those who
are endeavoring to provide the course
are having great difficulty in securing
sufficient advance sale of tickets to
warrant contracting for the course.
Surely there are enough men and
women in Edgefield who realize and
appreciate the worth of a lyceum
course to the community to subscribe
for the tickets to such extent that a
full course can be engaged for Edge
field.^ Our people will have amuse
ment of some kind. If some good,
wholesome, helpful form of diversion
is not provided you can rest assured
that something in a lighter and pos
sibly objectionable form will be prc
videa\ . . -
Edgefield is recognized as a com
munity of social and intellectual cul
ture, Just a bit different from som
other communities. What has made i
so? There is but one answer: Con
stant vigilance and unceasing effor
on the part of those who have gon<
before us to provide and foster thosi
things that are conducive to the de
velopment of our people socially anc
intellectually along right lines. Thej
provided things that stimulated anc
inspired higher thinking and noblei
living. Lyceum entertainments arc
factors looking to that end. We can'1
afford to do without them, even ii
some sacrifice must be made. We to
day, as a community of culture, are
enjoyingthe fruits of the labors and
sacrifices of those who have gone be
fore us, and we are making conditions
under which our children are to live.
Lyceum courses have a part in mak
ing the atmosphere of a community,
and can not afford to do without
it, If we do our full duty by our chil
dren and those who are to come af
ter us. Edgefield did not become a
community of culture in a day, in a
week or year. It required decades
and generations. Shali we still go for
ward or retrograde?
Life of the Lamented D. A.
Tompkins, One of Edgefield's
While the memory of D. A. Tomp
kins will be perpetuated in countless
ways, through the constructive work
of his own hands and fertile brain
in establishing sundry industrial en
terprises in North and South Caro
lina, *as well as in other states, each
standing as a monument to its build
er, yet it is fortunate for the people
who shall come after him, young men
especially, that the story of his life
and achievements has been recorded
on the printed page to be' placed in
a tangible way before those who need
the stimulus and inspiration that on
ly such a life can give.
That a biography of Mr. Tompkins
written by George Winston of Char
lotte, himself a genius in the realm
of literature, is just from the press,
should be pleasing information to the
people of Edgefiled county. Not many
years after the close of the Civil War
there went out from the hills of
Meeting Street a beardless youth
with a resolute determination to
make a succss of life. This lad was
a son of Dr. D. C. Tompkins, his
mother being Virginia Smyly. Gus
Tompkins, as he was known by his
intimate friends, had the good for
tune to be well born but he was not
born great, nor did he have greatness
thrust upon him. He achieved great
ness through industry and the full
exercise of native ability, with which
he was richly endowed.
Edgefield county has had other
sons who have scaled the ladder of
fame to greater heights, men who
have been raised to greater promi
nence in the political forum than Mr.
Tompkins, but as a constructive gen
ius, $ne who could and did do things
wortlv while, he stands without a peer.
The preserving and handing down in
book form of the story of his useful?
and wonderfully successful life will
be as a priceless legacy to the gene
rations that shall come after.
Just when this book will be placed
on sale within the reach of our peo
ple has not been stated, but doubt
less it will not be long.
Thursd?y afternoon at 4 o'clock
Mr. R. M. Scurry and Miss Myrtis
Cothran were married at the Baptist
pasorrage by Dr. R. G. Lee, the cere
mony being witnessed by the mem
bers of the bridegroom's family and
a few friends. Both of these young
people are deservedly very popular.
Mr. Scurry was reared in Edgefield
and has lived here continuously ex
cept during the time he was in the
military seiwiee as a volunteer. He
is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Scurry, for the past several years
he has held a good position with the
Addison Mills. He is a young man of
sterling qualities and exemplary hab
its. The bride camp to Edgefield
about two years ago from Spartan
burg to accept a position as stenog
rapher in the office of the Addison
mills,, in which position she has prov
en to be of inestimable value. Miss
Cothran has greatly endeared herself
to a large number of people. Mr. and
Mrs. Scurry motored to Augusta and
from there they went to Atlanta.
They returned Saturday night. The
Advertiser joins the many friends
of these popular young people in ex
tending congratulations and sincere
American Legion to Celebrate.
On the night of the .Jlth of No
vember, the American Legion Post
of Edgefield County will celebrate
Armistice day by a smoker in the
American Legion Club rooms over
the Bank of Edgefield. All ex-service
men are cordially invited to be pres
ent. The meeting will be at 8 o'clock.
One of the features of the meeting
will be the election of officers for
the following year.
All ex-service men are eligible to
become members of the American
Legion, so if you are not already a
member you are urged to join. The
American Legion is a national or
ganization composed exclusively of
ex-service men, working for the well
fare of all ex-soldiers. It is doing a
great work r .d can no doubt do bet
ter whenever each and every county
post becomes a known quantity in
the organization. The'only way for
Edgefield county to do its part in
the national organization is for each
and every ex-service man in the
county to become a member of the
Legion. Attend the smoker and join
J. 0. SHEPPARD,
Commander Post No. 30.
Farmers Should Organize
Employ Business Experts.
While the farmers of the country
.have not gone very far in farm or
ganization and cooperation they have
tried it sufficiently to prove them
selves that it is the one and only way
by which the farmer will get fair
prices for his products. The farmers
are experts on production, but can
not be expected to know all the ins
and outs of the intricate marketing
game. They can, however, by acting
together, employ the most efficient
business managers and salesmen to
represent them in the markets of the
country and to sell their produce
for them at such prices as to make
The farmer unorganized has paid
a heavy toll to the commission men
and others who perform the distribu
tion function of farm products. Un
organized, they have also got the
worst of the bargain in dealing with
railroads and usually with legislatures
and Congress. Organized, they can
employ the most scientific traffic men,
standard experts, lawyers, tax author
ities and other economists who will
fight their battles for them. It is not
the owners of the organized capital
who are so efficient in their dealings
with railroads and other organiza
tions, but it is the men they employ
with the money at hand. The farmers
can now take a leaf from the books
of these successful business organiza
tions ane dmploy their own hired men
who are equal of any in the country.
-The Progressive Farmer.
How to Succeed With Wheat.
1. Use a variety of known super
iority anc' sow only plump', well
2. Treat seed wheat for smut un
less it ia known to be free from this
3. Sow five to-six pecks of seed per
4. Sow in October or November.
5. Prepare the seed bed well.
On account of the financial co
(and 1 am included) I will sell f<
24 Iba. Flour at *1.50, barr
12 lbs. (l pk.) Meal at 40 cc
1 lbs. Wheat Brand 4 cent
1 lbs. Corn Bran 2 cents, 1
1 lbs. Wheat 4 cents, bush
1 lbs. Chicden Feed 3 cen
And my entire stocK of buil<
E. S. Jo
? 6. Establish a good rotation.
Jj/Keep soils sweet by the use of
ime. .'. /<*;c.T7r.- ? , 4 .
8. Apply 2u0 tp 400 p'dpndft.?f.?^
phosphate to the acre Hi t?iVr?s of
seeding. - - * p\
9. Top-dress with manure or ni
trate of soda unless nitrogen is kept
up by the use of legumes.
10. Dress thin spots with barnyard
manure during the winter months.
The Progressive Farmer.
Get the Success Attitude.
So long have women contented
themselves with doing the best pos
sible under existing circumstances,
either by chance or by necessity, that
we might be said to have the air of
resignation. We have today the power
to alter existing circumstances just
as much as has any man; wise there
fore is the woman who feels success.
Every woman's life is a success or
a failure just as that of her husband.
The results may not show in dollars
and cents but they are there just the
same. The dollars may pass away
and the farm be lost to strangers but
the viewpoint toward all that is good,
the tenacity of purpose and the clean
bodies and healthy minds that the
members of the family carry out into
the world are above price. If we make
them believe in success, they are like
ly to have it.
Success we must think, act, talk,
and live. We must walk around the
kitchen and among our fellows as
though we were in the act of achiev
ing success, as indeed we shall be. We
must have our worthy dreams and we
must believe that the dream is com
ing true. As we think, so shall we be.
If we play the game of success our
vision will merge into the reality.
The Progressive Farmer.
LOST: On the road between my
home and Log Creek a dark over
coat. Suitable reward.
D. H. WILLIAMS,
Pleasant Lane, S. S.
nditfon of the country at large
>r the nexl^two weeks:
el in proportion.
?nts, bushel in proportion.
s, 100 lbs. in proportion.
OG lbs. in proportion.
el in proportion.
ts, 100 lbs. in proportion.
3ing material must go now.
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