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A Trying Experience
Editor Edgefield Advertiser:
Below please find a' little
ence that may arrest the attei
your readers, and to those c
who are students of sociology
interesting, not because it is*
ceptional one, but because it
There are those who will t
that it is one of the outcomes
agitation for equal suffrage
contend that it lies deeper tha
and furthermore, that the ag
for equal suffrage was an 01
of that social deterioration'
Weary of bone and flesh w<
glad when we heard the porter
"Southern train for Augusta,'
all the rest that'goes with it)
soothing, after a strenuous (
the fair! We would now get ?
i for a good, long rest and pe
incidently snooze a "wee bit.'
There were something like
coaches. After threading sever
gave up the search and of she
cessity consigned our weary
in a l?aning posture to a space
cifully vacant behind the last
next to the rear door.
This seat was occupied by tw<
tlemen who told each other thal
bad come early to get that sea
they meant to keep it.'Why tc
After assuring ourselves that
we were doing was the best w
g?n to take in what was goir
We saw frail women, bendin]
der the weight of babies, and ?
times leading another, search in
for seats and pass out the fu
door without a response from ai
the many gentlemen who were
fortably seated. How we wishe
lhad seats to give them.
We overheard someone say
?ought to have had better sense
Ito have come, but that is irrele
'The fact remains that such a 1
.could and did happen in the p
. State of the Palmetto.
Later we spied two valises-u
?the shadow of the seat behind v.
vwe stood, and in desperation on
us said to the other, "Let's turn t
down and sit on them." But as 1
ning darteth out of the east and i
?eth even unto the west, so dai
?out from a seat opposite, a i
?and he snatched them away! i
:for rest! When we had recov
ifrom our surprise and-well,
?grin-one of us said to the ol
."Do you suppose there was anyt
;in there that would break?"
Our presence got very oppres
.to the gentlemen in the seat be
.which we stood^and they begai
squirm. N?ty you are thinking
;are going to say they bowed us
'their seals, but they didn't. Had 1
"we shoulti'have written "Here en<
.the story?' ;but it doesn't. Inst
^one of thefti suggested that we m
?find. seats "a't the upper end of
'coach. (Sharp as a darning need!
We thanked him for his interese
?courtesy(?) and gently but fir
Reminded him that on account of
ing standing we could see all the \
up to the other dob^ and there i
not probably any.
t To relieve them pf theil un
countable embarrassment beca
there were women standing aror
rwe went over and fished some wa
papeT out of the empty coal bin i
perched upon the edge of the bin
When the conductor came ale
J lie promised Us S?ftt?, but all he coi
' do was to say he had tri?d,
threatened to demand them," but
?objected to that, we didn't feel Jl
tifiable in taking that sort of se
notwithstanding our utter despei
tion, call it what you may. He root
a valise out from somewhere and i
sisted that we turn it do.wn and i
on it, but we suggested that the
might be something in there th
would break! "Oh," he said, "I ne
er thought of that," . (evidently
relative of Everett True.) We gri
ned and he grinned and we stuck
the coal bin.
Just across the grill work back i
us were two gentlemen exchangir
most interesting confidences, san
,wiching them with these necessai
adjuncts at the lower ends of a
-mill-ponds. They were in a good hi
:mo*? so we argued they were sho:
s onvwqrds and that one came in ha]
. dy. Yk> hadn't thought of it befor
! but ;-a$diectives may be scarcer an
. more inadequate than the other pari
. Every few minutes some restles
: se?tless youth opened the door an
let. in the .icy .air and a volume c
< cigarette smoke. We did not so muc
i mind the., air,; but the smoke was s
disagreeable.we;had to take refug
behind :the seat again. Tobacco is lik
; onions, youjhaye to eat onions i
-.self defense when your men do, an
; they ought to quit tobacco or bu
usn a- pipe? and a can of "Prince Al
,;Ofleppaw: fellow came by and hes
itated, looked up the coach and pass
i ed nn.nruttering-i'fthey want to vot
now let 'em stand up." He must havi
wanted to vote too. for somebod;
was letting him? stand , up ! We fai
to see any connection between votinj
. and standing up, unless it be tha
we have to stand up for . what ii
We got instructions to keep, an ey<
on a certain seat because the peoph
were going to get off at the nex
stop. We kept, an eye on it, but thal
was all of. us ..that got .on i\, sonu
men beat us to it!
By this.time we had gotten so ah
solutely. desperate and soul and body
bone and. marrow were about to pari
company. We were thinking serious
ly of collapsing, .in a heap, the price
of our suits alone standing between
us and that fatal move, when some
how .we conceived the. : idea ..that ii
we .moved forward up the car, some
body., might get off near us. That
very thing, happened and we landed
safely into one of .tho. Southern's
luxurious .red plush seats. Something
brought the conviction that we had
beat a man to it, which was. we are
ashamed to confess, comforting in
Thus endeth a true story.
E. A. D.
Serious Results from Colds.
Colds not.only cause a tremendous
financial loss but are also a serious
injury to every one who contracts
them as they lower, the vitality and
^prepare the system for the more
serious diseases. It is not at all un
usual for people who have serious
lung trouble to say "I had a hard
cold last winter." Why not take
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and
cure your cold while you can.
LOST: On the road between my
home and Log Creek a dark over
coat. Suitable reward.
D'. H. WILLIAMS,
Pleasant Lane, S. S.
On the night of October 19th, 195
was burglarized and the following I
the^ Bank of Trenton to its . customer
notified that application has been m;
public is warned not to accept any of
Number 2062 dates January 9th, 1!
Number 2178 dated May 1st, 1920
Number 2196 dated May 19th, 192
Number 2216 dated July 1st, 1920
Number 2187 dated May 22nd, 19?
Number 2152 dated April 14th, 19
Number 1920 dated September 4
Number 2153 dated April 14th, 19
Number 2284 dated September 24t
Number 2087 dated February 25th
ian for Henry Clay Miller.
Number 2099 dated March 4th, li
for Henry Clay Miller.
Number 2283 dated September 29t
Number 1990 dated November 4th,
Number 2179 dated May 11th, 192
Number 2143 dated April 3rd, 19
Number 2188 dated May 24th, 18!
Number 2231 dated July 13th, 19
Number 2268 dated September 20t
Number 2257 dated September 13tl
Number 1900 dated July 26th, 191
Number 2221 dated June 24th, 195
Number 2220 dated June 23rd, 192
Number 2277 dated September 2
Number 2067 dated January 21st,
Number 2222 dated June 24th, 192
Number 2176 dated May 5th, 1920,
Number 2200 dated June 11th, 195
Number 2210 dated June 26th, 19!
Number 2227 dated July 2nd, 192(
Number 2229 dated July 10th, 192
Number 2250 dated August 24th 1
Number 2274 dated September 27t
Number 2276 dated September 27t
Number 2290 dated October 13th,
The following Certificates of stock
Trenton were also stolen and the publ
Certificates as application has been rx
. Number 184 dated April 22nd, 192
Number 25 dated February 12th,
Number 123 dated July 22nd, 1919
Number 156. dated April 12th, 19
! Number 133 dated July 23rd, 1919
!. Number 126 dated July 22nd, 191
sh sr GS
j Number 143 dated July 26th, 191
Number 34 dated February 12th,
Number 78 dated S?pt?fflb?r 17t!
Number 102 dated April 1st, 1916,
Number 89 dated July 25th, 1914
Number 196 dated April 27th, 192
Number 90 dated July 25th, 1914
Number 197 dated April 27th, 192
Number 160 dated April 12th, 19
Number 121 dated July 22nd, 1919
Number 130 dated July 22nd, 191
for 1 share.
Number 131 dated July 22nd, 191
Number 148 dated July 31st, 1919,
Number 62 dated April 13th, 1915
Number 117 dated June 24th, 191S
Number 151 dated February 17th, 1
Number 99 dated January 5th, 191
Number 159 dated April 12th, 192(
Number 122 dated July 22nd, 1919
Number 180 dated April 20th, 1921
Number 141 dated July 26th, 1919,
Number 178 dated April 19th, 192(
Number 127 dated July 22nd, 1919
Number 162 dated April 12th, 195
Number 164 dated April 13th, 19
sh ?ii* 6 s
Number'139 dated July 24th, 1919
Number 119 dated July 22nd, 1919
Number 183 dated April 22nd, 192
4 she T6S.
. Number 142 dated July 26th 191?
Number 191 dated April 26th, 192
Number 68 dated April 15th, 191
Number 69 dated April 15th, 1921
Number 20 dated February 12th, :
Number 168 dated April 14th, 1921
Number 26 dated February 12th,
Number ll dated February 12th,
Number 33 dated February 12th,
Number 61 dated April 13th, 191:
Number 144 dated.July 28th, 191S
Number 176 dated April 17th, 192
Number 109 dated December 18th
for 5 shares.
Number 154 dated April 12th, 192
Number 108 dated December 18th,
for 5 shares.
Number 138 dated July 24th, 19.
Number 18 dated February 12th,
Number 116 dated June 24th, 191?
Number 105 dated October 7th, :
for 5 shares.
Number 153 dated April 12th, 195
J. D. HOLSTEIN
Successor to Penn & Holstein
Pure Drugs and Chemicals
Our prices are reasonable.
. Our 75 years of service to the
people insure efficiency and
We Solicit Your Continued
JO, the vault of the Bank of Trenton
nterest bearing Certificates issued !3>y
s were stolen: All persons are hereby
ade for duplicate certificates and the
the original certificates for value:
)20 to B. R. Tillman,. Agent for Sarah
, issued to Mrs. Emma Hord.
0, issued to Miss Vera Posey.
, issued to Mrs. Coy Wood Miller.
?0, issued to Miss Kate R. Day.
20 issued to Samuel Gadsden Morrall.
Ith, 1919, issued to Samuel Gadsden
20, issued to Ella Allen Morrall.
h, 1920, issued to Andrew C. Yonce.
, 1920, issued to J. W. Miller, Guard
)20, issued to J. W. Miller, Guardian
h, 1920, issued to Mrs. G. F. Long.
, 19?19, issued to Mrs. Susie Miller. .
0 issued to B. J. Day.
20, issued to Trustees Trenton High
20, issued to Miss Mattie E Yonce.
20, issued to Trustees Trenton High
h, 1920, issued to J. Roper Moss, Jr. .
i, 1920 issued to Mrs. Mary H. Bryan.
9, issued to Mary Virginia Bryan.
JO, issued to Mary Virginia Bryan.
10, issued to Colgan Hobson Bryan.
!9th, 1920, issued to Colgan Hobson
1920, issued to John W. Bryan.
?0, issued to John W. Bryan.
, issued to Walter W. Wise. * '
20 issued to Walter W. Wise.
20, issued to Walter W. Wise.
), issued to Walter W. Wise.
0, issued to Wal ter W. Wise.
920, issued to Walter W. Wise, .
;h;~1920, issued to Walter W. Wise.
;h, 1920, issued to Walter W. Wise.
1920, issued to Walter W. Wise. ?
covering stock owned in the Bank of
ic is warned not to accept any of these
lade for duplicates:
0 issued to B. R. Tillman for 4 shares.
1906 issued to J. M. Wise &. Son for
issued to Waiter W. Wise for 8 snares
20, issued to Walter W. Wise for "2
, issued to J. R. Smith for 6 shares.'
9, issued to G. T. Swearingen for 10
9, issued to A. Sidney Miller for 5
1906 issued to Miss Daisy Marsh for
h, 1912 issued to J. M. Vann for 10
issued to 3, Mi Vann for 2 shares.
, issued to J. M. Vann for 7 shares.
0 issued to J. M. Vann for 5 shares,
issued to Miss Kate Day for 7 shares.
!0 issued to Miss Kate R. Day for 3
20 issued to Mrs. Daisy M. Yonce for
, issued to S. A.- Morrall for 5 shares.
9, issued to Samuel Gadsden Morrall
9, issued to Ella Allen Morrall for 1
issued to D. R. Day for 10 shares.
?, issued to A. C. Yonce for 10 shares.
1 issued to A. C. Yonce for 2 shares.
920 issued to A. C. Yonce for 5 shares
6, issued to A. C. Yonce for 2 shares.
), issued to A. C. Yonce for 3 shares.
, issued to E. J. Roper for 5 shares.
5, issued to E. J. Roper for 2 shares,
issued to John W. Miller for 5 shares.
), issued to J. R. Moss for 5 shares'.
?, issued to L. G. Watson for 8 shares.
JO, issued to Mrs. Susie Miller for 10
20, issued to Wallace W. Wise for 3
, issued to B. J. Day for 5 shares,
issued to Mrs. Sallie S Tillman for 10
!0 issued to Mrs. Sallie S. Tillman for
), issued to Mrs. Lena S. Ouzts for 5
:0 issued to Mrs. Lena S. Ouzts for 2
L2 issued to Mrs. May S.. Marsh for 2
3 issued to S. B. Marsh for 1 share.
L906 issued to S. B. Marsh for 2 shares
} issued to B. T. Hord for 7 shares.
1906 issued to Mrs. Emma Hord for 5
1906, issued to A. H. and B. J. Day for
1906, issued to G. F. Long, Jr., for 2
2 issued to G. F. Long for 6 shares.
?, issued to G. F. Long for 2 shares.
0, issued to G. F. Long for 2 shares.
, 1916 isued to Miss Sabe Wise Miller
!0 issued to Miss Sabe Wise Miller for
, 1916, issued to Miss Fannie B. Miller
19 to Mrs. Fannie Miller Wise for 5 |
, 1906 issued to A. S. J. Miller for 10 j
), issued to A. S. J. Miller for 2 shares.
1816, .issued to Mrs. Robbie B. Miller
JO, issued to Mrs. Robbie B. Miller for
We are ready to supply
department of our store is fil]
Our furniture departmer
furniture for their home.
ROBES, - SIDEBOARDS
CHAIRS, DINING TAB
lect from at very attractive j
We are showing an es]
all sizes and weaves, in beaut
We have a very large
grates. Our prices on these
Beautiful line of BRASS
bly have been expecting to b
Large stock of TRUNKS
est to the best.
We invite those in need
ing. We can make a close \
If you need a farm wage
hides that have stood the tes
can please you both in qualit
County" Tr^a?wJ8 Notice. H
The County Treasurer's office will
be open for the purpose bf receiving
taxes from the 15th day of October,
1920 to the 15th day of March,
All taxes shall be due . .id payable
between the 15th day of October,
1920 and December 31st, 1920.
That when taxes charged shall not
be paid by December 31st, 1920 the
County Auditor shall proceed to add
a penalty of one per cent, for Janu
ary, and if taxes are not paid on or
before February 1st 1921, the Coun
ty Auditor will proceed to add two
per cent, and five per cent addition
al, from the 1st of March to the 15th
of March, after which time all un
paid taxes will be collected by the
The tax levies for the year 1920
are as follows:
For State purposes_ 12
For Ordinary County- 8
For Past Indebtedness_2%
For Special, Good Roads- 2
For Constitutional School Tax 3
For Antioch- 8
For Bacon School District- 14
For Blocker_j- 8
For Blocker-Limestone - 4
For Flat Rock_ 8
For Oak Grove - 3
For Red Hill - 8
For Edgefield- 10
For Elmwood No. 8- 8
For Elmwood No. 9 - 2
For Elmwood No. 30- 2
For Elmwood L. C.- 3
For Hibler - 8
For Harmony - 3
For Johnston - 15
For Meriwether (Gregg)- 2
For Moss - 3
For Brunson School- 4
For Ropers- 2
For Shaw- 4
For Sweetwater- 4
For Talbert- 8
For Trenton _ll Va
For Wards - 8
For Wards No. 33- 4
For Blocker R. R. (portion 15
Foi Elmwood R. . (portion __ 15
For Johnston R. R.- 3
For Pickens R. R.- 3
For Wise R. R.- 3
For Corporation -30%
All the male citizens between the
ages of 21 years and 60 years, ex
cept those exempt by law, are liable
to a poll tax of One Dollar each. A
capital tax of 50 cents each is to be
paid on all dogs.
The law prescribes that all male
citizens between the ages of 18 and
55 years must pay $4.00 commuta
tion tax. No commutation is included
in the property tax. So ask for road
tax receipt when you desire to pay
road tax. Time for paying road tax
will expire March 15, 1921. .
j. L. PRINCE,
Co. Treas. E. C.?
the needs of the people at very reasonable prices. Every
led with well selected merchandise.
it, on the second floor, should attract those who need -new
We have OAK SUITS, WARDROBES, CHIFFO
, HATRACKS, ROCKING CHAIRS, DINING
LES, CENTRE TABLES. A large assortment to se
] AND AET SQUAEES
pecially attractive assortment of Rugs and Art Squares,
iful designs. We invite the ladies especially to see them.
OVES AND HEATEES
stock of Stoves, Ranges and. Heaters ; also, all sizes of
are very attractive.
and ENAMELED BEDS. Just the thing that you possi
uy this fall. Come in and let us show you. j i
I, SUIT CASES and TRAVELING BAGS, from the cheap
ES, SADDLES AND HARNESS
of Lap Robes, Saddles and Harness to see us before buy
>rice on these goods.
iGONS AND BUGGIES
>n or buggy, come to see us before buying. We sell ve
t of Edgefield roads for years, and feel confident that we
y and price.
Mercantile Company ?
I II i mut mr II BIJIJIIII i . __T7H ^ ..... ,
We Can Give Yoii Prompt Service
on Mill Work and Interior Finish
Large stock of Rough and Dressed Lumber on hand for
Woodward Lumber Co.
Corner Roberts and Dugas Sts., Augusta, Ga,
Consult Your Own Interest by Consulting Us
N Metal or Composition Roofing
Mantels, Tile, Grates
Youngblood Roofing and
635 Broad St. Te?phone 1697
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