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Wednesday, June 22.
Chaingangs Should Grow.
We see by the papers that Colum
bia has thirty-two on its chaingang
and it is steadily growing. In the mat
ter of growth, Columbia's chaingang
should be no exception. The practice
of imposing a fine for violating a law
should be discontinued. An evil doer
should not be permitted to pay for
the privilige of violating the law. Af
ter all that is no punishment. Putting
?stripes on on individual, branding
lim as a criminal, if he is one, and
forcing him to perform hard labor
along with others of his type is some
punishment and is feared by men
who have not lost all self-respect.
As long as whiskey is made and
sold in Edgefield county, the chainr
gang of this county should grow. Vio
lators of other laws should likewise
"be put to work upon the public high
ways of the county, insetad of per
mitting some one to pay them out of
shooting scrapes or other kinds of
It speaks well for the prosecuting
officers, juries and judges to say the
-chaingang of a county is growing.
We would prefer to see men respect
the law and have the number on the
chaingang decrease from that cause
than to see it increase because of
their evil doing. But if the law is be
ing violated, we say let the chaingang
The following statement credited
to Sheriff Hunter of Lancaster coun
ty who has served in this capacity
jfor 34 years in apropros:
*"J believe one cause is that those
who are criminally inclined often
lear of convicts all over the state be
ing so nicely treated." The sheriff
continued: '"I believe all prisoners
and convicts should be well fed, well
treated and their health well looked
after; but showing a sympathetic
spirit, with no outward evidence of
^condemnation, has a tendency to en
?" -courage rather than to deter the crim
.?r?al class. When you see a ? person
?who is penitent and grieved over his
violation of the law there is hope of
that person's reformation. But when
you see a fellow who has committed
crime, swaggering and smoking one
cigarette after another, and seeming
ly unconscious of the disgrace he
las brought upon himself and the
rtrouble that he has caused his family
-and loved ones, you can put it down
that that criminal will never reform.
.'On the contrary such a fellow will
- work hard to lead astray other men
,-.of good families in order to bring
them down to his level." Sheriff Hun
. ter concluded by saying that "idle
ness and fast living have a great deal
to do with so much violating the
"Signora De Fabritiis Began
On Monday at 9 o'clock, Signora
. Carolina Be Fabritiis began her sum
mier school in Edgefield under most
ifavorable auspices. By the middle of
the week everything is going along
as smoothly as if the school had been
5n operation several months.
The following are students in vo
i cal music : Miss Mary Helen Hynes,
i- a graduate of Emerson College in
"?Boston and teacher in Augusta of ex
pression and physical culture; Miss
..Agnes Cine, Milledgeville, Ga., who
* is studying vocal music for a pro
cessional*'life; Misses Margaret May,
"Miriam Norris, Elizabeth Rainsford,
TRuth Tompkins and Mrs. M. B. Tuck-|
'.There are still two vacant periods,
. and anyone who might desire to take
advantage of this opportunity might
apply to Signora De Fabritiis who
may be found at the Dixie Highway
Hotel. Signora De Fabritiis will le
S glad to test the voices of any young
people who may desire to know the
quality of their voice, even if too
young to pursue the study at pres
ent. She asks no remuneration forj
this. In this way some hidden genius*
may be discovered.
The presence of Signora De Fabri
tiis is a decided acquisition to our
musical world and she speaks very
lighly of the talent she has in Edge
field. She will furnish some musical j
-notes "for The Advertiser each week.
.Signora De Fabritiis is giving les
sons in. her native tongue, Italian to
all her vocal pupils.
Death of Mrs. Emily Manget.
Some time in the early hours of
Monday morning at/ner home in
Tr?nton Mrs. Emily Manget entered
peacefully into her eternal rest. She
retired Sunday night as well as usual,
having sat upon the porch until elev
en o'clock with the other members of
the family and with friends who
made a social call. About seven
o'clock Monday morning she was
found dead in her bed. Mrs. Manget
was in her 79th year at the time of
her death and had become enfeebled
by the weight of years upon her, but
at the time of her going away not to
return she was enjoying her accus
Nearly four score years God had
spared this good woman whose beau
tiful Christian life was a benediction
to all who came under her influence.
For nearly fifty years she had been
a member of the Edgefield Baptist
church. She was born and reared in
Edgefield, being before her mar
riage, Miss Emily Bryan. She was
born and spent her girlhood days in
the old Bryan home which stood
where Capt. N. G. Evans' residence
Although she had resided in Tren
ton for many years, yet she loved
Edgefield, being unwilling to sever
her relations with the old Edgefield
Baptist church, which she first loved.
Dr. R. G. Lee, her former pastor, was
requested by telegraph to come from
Chester to conduct her funeral and
he came. Practically everybody in
Trenton and a considerable number
of Edegefield people attended her fu
neral. The floral tributes were nu
merous and very beautiful, the white
which predominated among the flow
ers seemed to reflect or be symbolic
of her beautiful life of consecration
The interment took place in the
Edgefield cemetery beside the grave
of her husband who died March 30,
1892. Mrs. Manget leaves one son,
S. H. Manget. , (
Tq Ship Tomatoes From South
Clemson College, June 20.-Toma
toes will move from South Carolina
in car lots this season for the first
time. This new commercial crop is
being grown in Barnwell, Edgefield,
Saluda and Aiken counties this season
and shipments will begin within a
I An association for selling this crop
is n^w being formed and it is plan
ned to put a superior product on the
markets from South Carolina, says
F. L. Harkey, agent in marketing.
All tomatoes will be gracfed and
packed at central packing sheds. The
following are the tentative grades,
for -fresh tomatoes adopted by the
Bureau of Markets for the guidance
of growers in putting on the markets
a saleable product.
Tentative Grades for Fresh Tomatoes
U. S. No. 1 shall consist of sound
tomatoes of similar varietal charac
teristics which are mature, well
shaped aiid reasonably smooth but
not puffy, over-ripe or soft; which
are free from sun-scald and cat
faces; and are practically free from
growth cracks, scars and damage
caused by disease, insects, hail or
mechanical or other means.
Each tomato shall be not less than
2 inches in its greatest diameter.
Where the stock is wrapped, each to
mato shall be wrapped separately.
In order to allow for variations
incident to commercial grading and
handling 5 per cent by count of any
lot may be below the prescribed
minimum diameter (2 inches) and
in addition, 8 per cent by count may
be below the remaining requirements
of this grade.
Ul S. No. 2 shall consist of sound I
mature tomatoes which are free from
any defect or injury that has pene
trated the fleshy outer wall of the
tomato or has caused leaking..
Each tomato shall be not less thar.
1% inches in its greatest diameter.
In order to allow for variations
incident to commercial grading and
handling, 5 per cent by count of any
lot may be under the prescribed dia
meter (1% inches) and, in addition,
3 per cent by count may be below
the remaining requirements of this
U. S. No 3 shall consist of toma
toes which do not meet the require*
ments of either of the foregoing
FOR SALE: Good, heavy oats in
bundle. Seventy five cents per dozen
bundles or one dollar and quarter per
hundred pounds. $25 per ton.
P. B. DAY, Jr.,
Trenton, S. C.
FOR SALE: Good young milch
cow, fresh to pail. Apply at The Ad
Edgefield School Building Pro
nounced Safe by Mr. Heath.
Some weeks ago while making a
??our of this county inspecting the
schools, Rural School Insp?ctor Lew
is referred to the Edgefield school
building in his report as being defec
:ive. In order that the actual condi
tion of the building may be known,
the trustees engaged Mr. W. S. G.
Heath, a capable architect and build
er of long experience, to inspect the
building and make a report on its
actual condition. The following let
ter addressed to State Superintendent
of Education J. E. Swearingen by
Mr. Heath shows that the building is
not in condition that should cause
serious concern or alarm, this defect
or crack in the wall near the south
end of the building being of long
To the Hon. John E. Swearingen,
State Supt. Education,
Columbia, S. C.
At the request of the Board of
Trustees of the town of Edgefield, S.
C., I have made a careful examina
tion of the Public School Building at
Edgefield and I find in the South end
a cracked wall, caused from the ori
ginal settling of the building. About
fifteen or sixteen years ago I had oc
casion to do some work in this build
ing for Col. F. N. K. Bailey as a con
tractor. I found the wall at that time
was in the same condition then that it
is in today-not any worse since. It
is practically as safe as any wall
would be under ordinary circum
stance. The building is of the strong
est construction known as what is
called "Mill Construction," which is
built to hold heavy machinery, and
nothing short of an earthquake or
cyclone will tear down this wall or
cause it to get any worse than it is.
I consider the whole building abso
lutely safe and an unusually strong
construction. I am an architect and
contractor of thirty .years' experi
ence, as you know.
With kind regards
' W. S. G. HEATH.
Live Meat Supply in This Coun
try. Far Below Previous
Chicago.June 19.-The number of
cattle for each 100 persons in the
United States is today one-third less
than in 19Od, the sheep supply is re
duced nearly two-thirds, while the
number of hogs is fully 41 per cent,
less now than then, according to fig
ures compiled from the federal cen
sus reports by Herbert Myrick, farm
expert for a farm publication.
Declaring that this "alarming
shortage" in livestock is such as to
furnish a meat supply, only about
half as great for each person in the
country as formerly. Mr. .Myrick said,
"The decline during recent months
in prices to producers is so utterly un
justifiable as to constitute the grav
est economic crime ever perpetrated
upon the farmers of America."
Other figures were given to show
that 20 per cent, fewer pounds of
meat were exported during the pres
ent fiscal year than during the pre
cious year while imports totalled
175,000,000 pounds of fresh meats,
or nearly four times as much as two
or three years ago. More than half
of these imports, he said, were mut
ton and lambs from Australasia, or
imports 25 times greater than the
exports of the United States.
Mr. Myrick charged that the United
States department of agriculture for
years has overestimated the number
of sheep and swine and declared that
the department's estimate for Janu
ary 1920, was in error, no less than
28 per cent.
News Print Paper Made of
Southern Pine. J I
Birmingham, Ala., June- 19.-The
Birmingham Age-Herald tomorrow
morning will be published oh paper
manufactured from southern spruce
pine, which grows along the banks of
the Warrior river and in the hilly
sections of north Alabama, covering
many thousands of acres.
The paper was manufactured from
wood shipped to northern mills, and
is declared by experts to be equal in
every respect to the news print made
from Canadian spruce.
The Alabama pine, which is unfit
for lumber contains an unusually fine
fibre, has a thin bark, virtually no
heart and contains only a trace of
rosin. It grows for miles along the
Warrior River, averaging from four
to twenty cords to the acre. It re
quires one ton of wood to make a ton
of paper pulp..
Additional tests are being made
and a movement has been started to
establish a large paper mill on the
Warrior River for the manufacture
of news print in large quantities.
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We have recently overhauled and
added new machinery to our Seven
ty-Five-Barrel Capacity Full System
Flour Mill and with our forty years
of practical experience as millers we
are offering you this season better
service than ever before.
Speeial Attention Given
to Out-of-Town Orders
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LEESVILLE, S. G
Some Questions a la Edisoi
Do ships have eyes when they go
Are there springs on the ocean's be
Does a'jolly tar flow from a tree?
Can a river lose its head?
Are fishes crazy when they go
Can an old hen sing her lay?
Would you take a pill for a windo
Can you mend the break of day?
What vegetable is a policeman
Is a newspaper white when read?
Is a baker broke when he kneac
Is an undertaker's business dead?
WoUjld a wall-paper make a good he
Because of the boarders there?
Would you paint a rabbit on a bali
Just to give him a little hair?
Don't give the cop a silver dime,
For dimes weren't made for coppers
If a grass widow married a gras:
Would their children be grass-hop
If you ate a square meal would the
Can you dig with the ace of spades?
Would you throw a rope to a drown
Just to give a lemon-ade?
In the crown of your head what jew
els are found?
Who travels the bridge of your.nose?
Could you use in shingling the roof
of your mouth
The nails on the end of your toes?
Could the crook in your elbow be
sent to jail?"
If so, what did he do?
How can you sharpen your shoulder
ni be darned if I know, do you?
W. S. G.*HEATH.
All creditors of the estate of N.
L. Branson, late of said county and
state, deceased, will render an ac-i
count of their demands, duly attest
ed and all debtors will pay amount
due by them, to the undersigned Ex
ecutor of estate at his home at Cle
ora, S. C.
D. D. BRUNSON,
Cleora, S. C'. i
June 21, 1921. _ . y y,
Notice is hereby given that an ap
plication has been made for a dupli
cate Certificate of Deposit No. 3018
for $1,000.00 issued to Mrs. E. A.
Werts of Johnston, S. C., by the Bank
of Johnston on July 21, 1919, and
payable July 21, 1920. If any person
or persons are interested in this cer
tificate of deposit, they must show
cause at the Bank of Johnston on or
before July 9, 1921, why said bank
should not issue a duplicate of the
certificate above described.
W. B. OUZTS,
June 20, 1921.
We having organized the Edgefield
National Farm Loan Association in
connection with the Federal Land
Bank, I shall be glad to file your ap
plication for a loan.
J. H. CANTELOU,
Edgefield, S. C.
One thirty-foot steel tank; one
me-horse electric motor; one Weston
& Brocker sewerage disposal ceptic
;ank; one pump and jack; 60 feet of
5-11. B. B. JONES.
Notice of Final Discharge.
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, J. O. Herin has made ap
)lication unto .this court for Final
Discharge -of Executor in re the Es
ate of M. E leanor Herin,. late of said
:ounty and state, deceased, on the
1th day of June, 1921.
There Are Therefore, to cite and
md all kindred, creditors or parties
nterested, to show cause before me
it my of?oe at Edgefield Court House,
south Carolina, on the 7th; day of
Tuly, 1921 at- ll o'clock a. m., why
?aid order of discharge should not
>e granted. At same time and place
laid executor will make a full and
W. T. KINNAIRD, (L. S.)
J. P. c., E; C. S. C. I
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