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Edgefield Medical Society. The Edgefield Medical Society v/ill meet at Edgefield on the I .it ii inst. Club Meeting's. Democrats, attend your club meet ings on next Saturday, herein fail not. To Lock Horns. Tillman and Sheppard will lock horns at Edgefield on the 23rd inst, j Yofl will come, reader, won't you? Down Wrong. Clerk of Court J. C. Williams says they had him down wrong. See his card in another column. Big Mouth Democrats. Let all the big mouthed Democrats come to the meeting at this place on the 23rd inst., and make the welkin ring. Only One. Of all the people from the county in town on Monday of this week, sales day, we met only one man who was not going to vote for Tillman. Our Communications. A column of county correspondence will be found on our outside this week. "Sure Pop." Phyllis, "O," are their respective noms de plume. The balance of our correspondence ?sou the inside. Au Edgefield Boy, Rev. A. W. Lamar, a Beech Islarid Edgefield boy, has been called to the pastorate of the Virst Baptist church in Galveston, Texas. Dcntli of Mr. Manget. Mr. S. II. Manget, of Trenton, died at his home on last Wednesday, and was buried the following day at Edge field by tht Knights of Honor. All Edgefield turned out to do honor to her.former citizen. Mr. Manget left a wife and one son. Goats Versus Sheep. The Sheppardites having been called "Sheep" Democrats by the Columbia Register, the Greenville News and The State, to retaliate, dub the Tillinanites .'Goat" Democrats. Apropos of this nomenclature, Mr. Pearce Stevens, of | Eulala, says that goats can live on pine tops and butt the sheep oil the . bridge every day in the year. Ten to One. Our correspondent, "One Gallus," says in a communication herewith, that "Tillman will beat Sheppard ten to one in Gray township. We dis-j trusted the judgment of "One Gallus" j until we made personal investigation, j after which we became satisfied that he ii correct-Gray township has a voti ng strength of 250, of these Gov. Sheppard will receive 18 votes. Not Permissible. Scurrilous attacks upon candidates will find no place in the columns of J The ADVERTISER during the campaign of 1892. It must not be supposed that j because this paper supports Tillman that it will permit its columns tc be used for such kind of attacks upon his competitor. Legitimate criticism, sar casm, ridicule, severe wur iy castiga tion is all right if it doesn't degenerate into a dissection of perscnal diameter and peculiarities, but when it gets thar low down we must call a halt. Acreage Reduced. From all we can gather by inter-] views with farmers, and our own knowledge, we have come to the con clusion that the decrease in acreage of cutten to be planted in Edgefl?ld county will be 30 per cent., and t :iat the decrease in fertilizers will bc a! still greater per cent. The sale of J roules in Edgefield this season hasn't been half what it ?vas last year. AU the*.? facts indicate that the farmer is goiug slow. It may be because he can': do otherwise, but he is certainly going it slow-like Dan Purifoy's yearling. Thc Game Law. For the benefit of those interested -we publish below the game law that is now in force in this State: "It shall nor be lawful for any person in this State, between the first day of April ?nd "he first day of November in anv year hereafter, to catch, kill, or injure, orto pursue with such intent, or to Cell or expose for sale, any wild tur key, partridge, quail, woodcock or pheasant; or, between the first day of Jlfarch and the first day of August, any dove; or at any time during the year, to catch, kill or injure, or to pur sue with such intent, by firelight, any of the birds named in this sec tion. And any person so doing shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be ??ned not more than $20 or be impris oned not more than thirty days. .Tildy Smith's Booster. "Somebody stole Tildy Smith's roos ter." This is the startling news one of Our reporters brought us the other day with the request to publish, in the hop1 that the sinful wretch who did the deed would see it and fetch him back. Tildy says the rooster "wasn't doin' nothln' to nobody. He was just m-settin' on the fence waitin' for day to crack so he could crow." Tildy says if she could get hold of the black son of Ham who took that rooster away fron his home and his friends she would snatch him as bald headed as a buzzard. Tildy has now two hens and no rooster, and she is undecided as to whether she will sell out her stock of bens or go out into the markets of the World and purchase a rooster. A Disastrous Fire. T?e following account of Mr. Whit Shaffer's loss by fire we clip from the News and Courier: On Sunday night, 27tr ult., while Mr. Shaffer and family, Who live near Meeting Street in Edge Held county, were on a visit to his wife's parents, near Johnston's, his dwelling, barn, stables, fowl house, in fact every building on his place was consumed by fire. Xot a thing was saved. Everything he possess?d was completely destroyed. Of course it is believed to have been the work of an incendiary. No insurance. His loss is indeed a heavy one. Mr. Shaffer is a young farmer. About three weeks ago he married a Miss Scott and had just moved in with his young bride, ind it was while they were on theil firs" visit to her parents they returned Only to find their new home a heap ol rtfres. Advertised Letters. List of letters remaining in the Post Office at Edgefield C. H.. S. C., March 31, 1892: M. H. Wilder, Rev. A. J. Williams, Dr. W. M. ?liomas, Wyley Stevens, Jack Tucker, Joseph B. B. Mabmet, W. B, Mobley. L. R. Ross, D. F. Riley, Samuel Rolins, W. J. Pollard, J. M. Hampton, Eaton Hudso, Butler Goodin, A. R. Grath, N. L. Frady, Willie Faulkner, Steav Deavis, J. E. Denny, Ed Dours, J. Mack Davis, Al leek Bodie, Rev. Wm. Daniel, W. E. Bush, Brand & Rot terman, Henry Fell, Burt Benson, Cal Bacon, Miss Jennie Attaway, Miss Emma Coleman, Miss Lizzie Desisie, Mrs. Eliza Eichelberger, Mrs. Jas. Keller, Miss Fannie Gibson, Mrs. Wm. McKnight, Mrs. Lucrar Lewis, Mary Mathis, Miss Nancy More, Sarah Rob, Ella Morton, Miss Nancy Caleb, Miss Moria Simkins, Miss Carrie Wil son, Mrs. Emma Wyse, Mrs. Fan nie Williams, Miss Faunie Wil liams, Miss Sallie Work, Miss Miss Carala Williams. Personal Mention. Mr. Vlvin Hart has returned from New York Hon. Jas. P. Boan was in Edgefield on Saturday last. Mrs. Jas. H. Strom has returned to her home at Limestone. Miss Georgie Burckhalter is visiting Miss Julia Prescott, Miss Mattie Lake, of Elmwood, is vising Miss Rosa Lake. Mrs. J5 la lock and Miss Kate Talbert attended services in town last Sunday. Miss Mary Adams, of Colliers, is visiting Miss Mary Lou Lanham. Capt. Jas. Bennett's two new stores are almost ready for occupancy. The law office of J. Wm. Thurmond, Esq., will be finished in a few days. Miss Madge Wallace, of Union, is spending some time with her sister, Mrs. Gov. Sheppard. Cashier David Ousts,of the Johnston Bank, worshipped at our Baptist church last Sunday. J. Milton Gaines, Esq., a true blue Democrat from Gaines's was in town on Monday. Mr. James aohumpert, brother ot' our Mr. John Schumpert, has cometo Edgefield to engage in business. Mr. Keitt Watson, of Batesburg, is spending some time with his father, Kev. A. B. Watson. Mr. W. G. Townes, of the Augusta Evening Herald, was with us during last week. Mrs. Standford Bland and her two pretty little children, of Bland's Cross Hoads, spent Friday and Saturday with relatives in town. Miss Willie Hudson, the accom plished teacher of Red Hill Academy, and Mrs. M. L. llolson. were in town on Saturday. The charming Misses Fair, who have been spending some time with Mr. N. L. Bronson's family, have returned to Beech Island. Buncombe Wasn't In lt. MR. EDITOR : In a recent issue you make a statement of a lie that originated in Buncombe being pursued by truth. Now Buucombe is quite innocent, "Justice" started out with seven yard boots instead of seven league boots, and made such rapid progress that it hailed the lie, if so it was, and made it stop long enough to say it lived on the other side of the branch and that it had been travelling so long over there that when it reached Buncombe it was stale and com pletely fagged out. JUSTICE. A Card from Clerk Williams. I hear that the report is being circulated that I propose to support the anti-Reform or anti-Tillman morement in the coming campaign. My personal and politcal views have nothing whatever to do with my faithful ness and efficiency as a public officer, yet I have no desire to conceal my personal opinion ; and take this opportunit to say to the people of Edgefield County that I supported the Reform movement from the very outset, and, believing that the interests of the people will be best promoted by the con tinued success of the Reform party, I expect to remain true to my convictions in the matter in this campaign. J. C. WILLIAMS. Riglets from Sand Hill. MR. EDITOR: Some townfop passed up the road yesterday and told a negro that John Sheppard was a candidate for President. Now, Mr. Editor, we live in the back woods, don't know what is going on like you town folks do, so please tell us if Sheppard is a candidate for President. We told the negro that it must be for Gov ernor, but he said not. We heard up here some time ago that Shep pard and some more of our old bosses were going to have a little convention in Columbia some time in March to see if they could not fix up some plan to get in power again. We hope it is not so, foi we are all in favor of Sheppard foi President, but if he is a candidate for Governor w( are solid for Ben Tillman. Ben will beat Sheppard ten to one in Gray township foi Governor; you can bet your bottom dollar on that. ONE GALLUS. Sand Hill, April 2, 1892. Walt Whitman, tho "good, gra, poet," died at 6:30 o'clock Satur, day in hie little home, No. 32( Mickle street, Camden. After hil long struggle with death his enc came peacefully, as a child drop? off to sleep in its mother's arms. Subscribe to the Edgefield AD VERTISER. --i--mm i i i CORRESPONDENCE^ Ked Hill Reading: Club. MR. EDITOR: The citizens of the Red Hill community met tonight at the academy and organized a reading club. Rev. G. W. Bussey was present and rendered able as sistance in its organization. The following officers were installed : Dr. J. H. Burkhalter, President ; Wyatt H. Seigler, vice-President ; Miss Willie Hudson, Critic; Miss Gussie Wash, Secretary ; Mr. L. E. Glanton, Miss Emmie Kilpatrick, and Mrs. Wyatt H. Seigler, Execu tive Committee. Programme for next meeting: Short addresses by Dr. J. H. Burk halter and P. R. Wates ; Reading by Misses Willie Hudson, Estelle Bussey, L. H. Prescott, and Wyatt H. Seigler. Miss Emmie Kilpatrich will furnish music on the occasjon. The club will meet every Friday. All officers are elected quarteely: CHOTV. April 1, 1892. Mine Creek Items. MR. EDITORS Well, here it is again ! We mean the .weather, and a heap of other things of note. j We are having spring weather, and it's a good time for fishing. When I go a-fishing, 1 always keep a-wishing, With all my might For %h to bite. We are glad to note that the fruit crop in this section was not all killed during the cold snap, and we are almost ready to predict a crop of delicious fruit for the year 1892. The farmers have been hauling fertilizers this week by the "dead loads,*' to put under corn, we hope, so that in the future they may board and live at the same place. Prof. J. H. Lewis had a prohibi tion contest in his school last Fri day. Miss Achsa Story won the prize-a silver medal. The second contest in May is for the gold medal. God speed the day when prohibition shall have gained the victory all over this broad land of ours! Then we shall have happy homes. Mr. Calvin Whittle, of the piney woods, has gone to California. We wish him great success on his long tour. Talking about politics, we are sorry for those antis, but more so for Mr. Sheppard, their tool. We did hope to see Mr. Sheppard rise above a common anti, but poor man, he has gone and done it. All ocean's waters can't wash it out. It is too bad, Mr. Editor, for such a man as Mr. Sheppard to be ruined by those antis and to kill himself politically. However, we guess he's satisfied, for hasn't he been working for two long years for this very consummation? How could Mr. Sheppard stand before his God and people and say "it has sought me, I have not sought, the office." However, he will have to seek it right smart now before he gits it, for we farmers will never go back on Ben Tillman and will vote for him again. Mr. Keitt, of Newberry, wants us to believe that Gov. Tillman is a fearful fraud, but we think as well of him as we did two years ago. If he was fit to follow then, he's good enough now. If the principles advocated by the reform pai ty were good two years ago they are good yet, and we call upon our fellow farmers to stand by Ben, for if you fail to do this you'll be ruled by "ringstere." Let us do our duty and God will give us the victory. Yours most respectfully, JOHN BLAKE. Mine Creek, S. C. BIG FIRE! Seventy-Five Thousand Bales of Cotton Consumed-Over One Thousand People Homeless. NEW ORLEANS April 4.-New Orleans was visited yesterday hy two of the worst fires in the city'? history. Eleven blocks of build ings were destroyed, involving ti loss of $3,600,000. Both fires were the result of carelessness, and would have been trivial but foi the extreme dryness, which .wat the result of a long drought, ? high wind and the inadequac) of the fire department. The latte] was reorganized in January fron the volunteer to the pridt department system, and th? number of tho firemen was reducec about nine tenths. The first fire started about 1( o'clock, in a pile of cotton in fron of the fireproof compress at th< corner of Tobii and Fronttstreets Some one thre \ lighted cigaretti in the pile, wi; ina few mom ents was bur % fiereely Thi flames quickly their way int? the compress t iiug, where 12, 500 bales of co' i were stored The air was soon filled wit! masses of burning cotton, whicl communicated the flames to th adjacent structures. The Shipper's cotton pres? where 30,000 bales of cotton wer stored, was the next, to go, an< the Orleans compress, with 25,00 bales, soon followed. While th firemen were combatting flames ii the Orleans compress, the walls suddenly gave way, and Capt. DuPree, Lieut. Shaw and Pipe man Bordeaux were buried in the ruins. All were seriously and possibly fatally injured. The Indepence cotton yards had been engulfed, and the fire covered an area of five squares. The Baldwin agricultural works and the Louisiana rice mills four squares distant, were ignited by the masses of burning cotton which filled the air, but after a hard fight both buildings were saved without serious loss. A panic prevailed in the vicinity of the fire, whieh was close to the residence districts, and people livnig many blocks distant began fleeing for their lives, carrying what few belongings they could I gather up in their haste. TEN STATES STORM SWEPT. I The Havoc Wrought by Fri day's Tornado. CHICAGO, April 5-Reports of yes terday's storm show it to have been the most general as to the extent of terri tory for many years. The Stare of Kansas, Colorado, Ne braska; Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Texes and ndiana were swept by a furious storm of wind, rain and hail, in some places rising, to the force of a tornado,-and nowhere falling below the danger line of velocity. TERRIBLE1 HAVOC in KANSAS. KANSAS CITY, April 2.-With the going down of the wind, the J telegraph is again brought into service, and the storm stricken district of Kansas is heard from. The wire service is still very bad, but there is enough news coming j in to show that the terribie work ?was far reaching and very destructive. A careful estimate regarding the number of killed aud wounded throughout the State, the result of the winds havoc makes if nearly 100 killed and between 200 and 300 injured. The reports are: South Haven, 8 dead and 32 wounded ;| Walling ton, 4 dead and 23 injured; on farms between these two towns, 5 dead and 9 injured; Towanda, 17 dead and 45 wounded; Angusta, 7 dead and 19 injured; Homestead, 5 dead and 7 injured ; Strong City, 2 dead and 8 wounded; Salina, lo injured, 3 fatally. These towns are the only ones from which anything like a definite report has been obtained, and the possibilit?s are that when the western towns and villages are heard from the death list will be swelled to nearly 100. Among the strange stories told of the queer actions of the wind is that of Miss Ella Thornton, of I Towanda, who was blown away by the storm and carried a distance of I half a mile, carrying a pillow. She was blown through the side of a| wrecked barn and deposited on the back of a horse unhurt. SEVEN KILLED AND MANY INJUKED. TOPEKA, Kas., April 2.-Seven persons were killed and over a dozen others badly injured by the tornado of Thursday night in the little town of Wamego. The storm levelled the house of Albert Eggers and carried the inmates a distance of 200 feet. The body of Mrs. Eggers was found at considerable distance from the ruins of her home. The body of | her youngest child was tightly clasped in her arms. STILL HIDDEN. The Prophet, However, Say? the Period of Judgment has Begun. NEW HAVEN, CONN, March 29-| "The long sought star, hiding the sun," which Lieutenant Totten prophesied would appear today, | when the last week of the anti Christ begins, did not, so far as is j known, put in an appearance. The lieutenant was out on the streets today, and did not appear j fearful of the closing day of grace | in his calendar. He said in an interview : "This is the first day of j Nisan-the first day of the new] sacred Jewish year. It begins the final seven years which lead up to j the end of the 2,520 years assigned | to the' time of .the Gentiles.' I have changed none of I my views expressed in thef music hall lecture at Boston on March 20th. I believe that we are upon the borderland, the threshold of an era, as it were, 'a week of years, i ir- which men's hearts will be tried by fire, symbolically understood. I am so generally misunderseood, that aside from my authorized printed notes, I alway hesitate to increse the confusion by interviews. Nothing except death will close my mission and my voice. I wait events calmly, and with concern inexpressible for those who pro nounce my warnings vagaries, and condemn them without investiga tion. It is a period of judgment] that we have entered. It will be systematic and increase geomet rically, as did the seven years of famine in Egypt. At their terminatioon, you will remember, there was one man who owned Egypt-land, cattle, men and river. A word to the wise ?B snfficient." The report has just reached heru that the town of Barnhill, seven miles south, was almost entirely wiped out by a cyclone this afternoon. It is thought no one was fatally injured, though several were said to be badly hurt. No further particulars have been recived.-Augusta Chronicle. Yesterday morning, early, fire destroyed nearly every house in Milton. Santa Rosa County. Loss $ 38,00. A special to The Star fr ?rn Cherryvale, Kan., says the countary a mile ea^t of Cherry val was struck by a tornado, about 10 o clock last night, and half a dozen houses were demolished, two people names unknown, being killed. More storms are predicted. HE GOT THE CHICKEN. A Brave Barnwell Soldier Who Wouldn't Stlirve. An old gentleman who lives near Grahams, and who fought bravely in Hagons Brigade, Capt Graham's Company during the war, was taken, sick during the second battle of Manassas, and was left'for dead on the field. He revived, however' and searched diligently among the haversacks for something to eat. He finally found a "few crackers and lived on them five "days. Exhausted, wearied,' burning with fever and pinched by starvation, he went boldly up to a stately mansion in Pennsylvania. A woman with a pistol appeared at the door. The old Confederate pulled his hat and said, "Madam, I am starving. Can't you give rae something to eat? If you will only give me one of these chickens running around here I may live." She raised her pistol and said, uGo away from my premisas, you trifling rebel, or I will shoot you." Crumbling a little piece of the cracker on the ground he called the chickens around him, and reaching down he picked up one, Then turning to the woman he said, "Madam, I have never stolen. You are here surrounded by plenty and I am starving. I don't believe it is a sin for me to take this chicken. You can shoot if you want to, and if God wants me to die I am ready." He walked away, and ns he wa* going down the lane the cruel woman fired at him live times, but all the bullets went wide of the mark. He broiled that chicken without salt and rejoined the array at Richmond.-Bamberg Herald. Legal Suicide. Not to c8peak lightly of grave subjects, Oregon has put the beer on her murderers. The man who kills another and ia convicted of murder is seutenced to death as in other states, but is made to hang himself. The hanging takes place there amid all the lugubrious surroundings which are common to the death penalty elsewhere, The striking difference, we are informed, is in the supreme mo ment-the execution itself* Instead of the sheriff, or some hired deputy, having to hang the culprit by a spring trap, touching a trigger, or driving off a horse, the gallows is automatic, and the victim is his own executioner. The hanging takes place in the "execution room" of the jail, in the presence of fourteen persons certain designated officers, a spiritual adviser chosen by the prisoner, and a jury of six reputable citizens of the State. The hanging contrivance which is said to beat electricity, is thus described. As the prsonor enters the execu tion room and has finished his consultation with his spiritual adviser, the blank cap is placed over his head, the noose is adjusted, and he advances to a position on a small piece of carpet, about four feet square which is placed directly in the centre. This carpet covers one end of the fatal machine. While there is nothing suspicious about this carpeted spot, it is a small platform separate from the rest of the floor. Below, it rests on the end of a long lever, the opposite end of which is in an adjoining room. In this ad joining room are two large pails. The upper pail contains about forty pounds of water, a rubber tube connect it with the pail below, and the water starts to flow at the opening of a valve. This pail of water is fastened to one end of a steel bar, at the other end of which is a thirty-pound ball of iron, held in its position hythe heavier weight at the other end. To this ball of iron is attached a rope passi?g upward and over a pulley into the wall where a trigger holds a weight of 225 pounds in position. This weight is also securely fastened to a rope which seems to disappear over the ceiling. The other end of this rope is the one at which the condemned man is standing. Unconscious of what he is doing, he steps on to this small bit of carpet. His weight moves the lever under the floor. By this the valve in the pail of water is opened. Noiselessly the water pases through the rubber tube into the empty pail. The ball of iron is released from its position. It jerks out the trigger holding the heavy weight. This drops' and within thirty seconds from the time the man has stepped on to the carpet he is jerked into the air and his deathis instantaneous. The prisoner is jerked about six feet into to the air and falls back to about three feet from the floor. In eachofthe four executions which have taken place, the neck has been broken and there has ap peared no sign of struggling. Read This, Farmers. "I feel that we are today in South Carolina in almost as preca rious a condition as we were prior to the campaign of 1879. This is what James L. Orr said in his speech at Columbia in ac cepting the nomination for Lieut. Governor. In other words your Governor is just a little better than a Chamberlain, Moses, Scott and other Radical Governors elected by tho negro voto, and you are just a little better than the negroes who elected these Radical Governors. Col. Orr and the Haskellites and antis are no doubt of one mind, for it is said this remark of Col. Orr's was applauded to the skies. Don't forget this comparison when thc Colonel addresses you from the hnstings this summer.-Seen vii le Democrat. Democratic Rally. Pursuant to the order of the State Democratic Executive Committee, the County Democratic Executive Com mittee of Edgefleld county, through the undersigned as its chairman, hereby issues a call lor the reorgani zation of the Democratic party in this 'county, under the Constitution of the Democratic party of South Carolina, adopted in State Convention at Colum bia, S. C" Sept, 10,1890. The several county clubs are called to meet at their usual place? of meet ing on the second Saturday (the 9th day) of April next, for the purpose of reorganizing said clubs, and for the purpose of electing delegates to the county convention. The County Convention will meet on the first Monday (the2nd day) in May next, at Edgetield C. H., to reorganize i the party in this county, to elect a new County Executive Committee, to elect delegates to the State Convention, which meets in Columbia on the third Wednesday in May next, and to trans act other business as may be proper under the Constitution. The State Democratic Constitution provides that the representation in each subordinate club in said county convention, shall be one delegate for every twenty-five members and one delegate for each majority fraction thereof; also that only such Demo cratic clubs as were in existence on the 18th of August, 1890, shall be re cognized. Xo club that was formed or organized after the 13th day of August, 1890, by the dhision of an old club or otherwise shall be reorganized. The constitution aforesaid further provides that "the clubs in each county shall be held together and operate un der the control of a County Executive Committee, which shall consist of one member from each club to be nomi- 1 nated by the respective clubs and elected by the county convention;" each club will therefore nominate one 1 of its members to be elected by the county convention to serve on the County Executive Committee. ERNEST GARY, County Chairman. ClvT l? MGGTINGS. Meeting Street Club, The Meeting Street Democratic Club will meet at 2 p. m. on Saturday, the 9th inst. Democrats, turn out. J. L. MCDOWELL, Pres. Washington Club. The Washington Township Demo cratic Club will meet at Modoc on Sat day, the 9th inst., at 2 p. m. All mem bers are requested to attend. G. A. Buxcif, Pres. ? Dry Creek Club. The Dry Creek Democratic Club will meet at Dry Creek school house, Satur day, the 9th inst., at 2 p. m. Every member is urgently requested to he present. J. G. MOSLEY, Pres. B. W. JONES, Sec. Eulala Club! There will bea meeting of the Eulala ? Democratic; Club at Eulala on Satur day, the 9th inst., at 3 p. m. A full at tendance is urged. . W. A. STILL, Pres. P. C. STEVENS, Sec. Red Hill Club. ! The Red Hill Democratic Club will meet at Red Hill on Saturday, the 9th inst at 3 p. m. Let every Democrat be j present. J. H. BUSSEY, Pres. W. H. SEIOLEB, Sec. Meriwether Club: The Meriwether Democratic Club will meet at Holder's shop at 3 o'clock ? p. m" 9th inst., to reorganize md elect delegates to county convention. ' H. H. TOWNES, Pres. Hampton Club. There will be a meeting of this Club in the Court House on Saturday, the 9th inst., at 3 p. m. NV. F. ROATH, Vice-Pres, S. McG. Si.MKiN'8, Sec. Gray Club. Gray Township Democratic Club will meet on Saturday, the 9th inst. Let every Democrat turn out. J. W. AITON, Pres. Colliers Club. The Colliers Democratic Club will meet et their usual place of assembly on Saturday, the 9th of April, 1892, at 2% p. m., for the purpose of re-organ izing the club and electing delegates to the County Convention. JAB. B. ADAMS, Pres. J. N. GRAFTON, Sec. 1 " Wise Club. The Wise Township Democratic club will meet at 3 o'clock on Saturday, April 9th, at Horn's Creek Church for ee-organization and the election of delegates to the county convention. S. B. MAYS, Pres. Moss Club. Moss Township Democratic club will will meet at Cheatham's Store, Satur day, the 9th day of April, at 2 o'clock p.m. Every member should be pres ent. A. L. BRUXSON, Pres. P. W. CHEATHAM. Sec. Old Wells Club. The Old Wells Democratic Club will meet at Landrums Store, Saturday, the 9th day of April, at 2 p. m. Every member urgently requested to be pres ent. E. MUNDY, Pres. W. A. WHITLOCK, Sec. Cleveland Club. Pursuant to the order of the County Democratic Executive Committee, the members of this Club and those who wish to join will meet at Antioch Church cn Saturday, the 9th day of April at 3 p. m., to reorganize club and elect delegates. E. G. TALBERT, Pres. A. A. ft LOVER, Sec. THE SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION will hold its next annual meeting at Georgetown, S. C., April 27, 1892. Dr. Joseph Price, of Philadelphia, will ad dress the association. An excursion will be given-on Friday to points of interest in the harbor, Reduced rates on all roads will be obtained and con nections will be made with the George town and Western Railroad at Lane's. J. R. BRATTOX, M. D., Pres. W. PBEVEK, M. D., Sec. Administrator's Notice. ALL parties indebted to the estate of Delitha Hancock, deceased, and all parties having claims against the same will present them duly attested to the undersigned for settlement. HIXY BARDEN, March 14, 1892. Administratrix. Sub-Alliances. THE County Alliance will meeton Thursday,the 7th, instead of Fri 1 day, 8th of April. i The Di driet Lecturer will be with us on that day. Sub-Lerturer will please be present, as there in business ! of importance to come before the meet i '"fry order S.B.MAYS, > S. L.RSADY, Sec, Co. Al. Pres.J STILL * IN * THE * TENT ! J. H. PAUL, AGENT, ?IMPORTERS OF FI Xiv Wines, Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars, tail Coro W?ste a Will move to our new quarters in about thirty days in the HUFFMAN NEW BUILDING. B. B. EVANS, Life ano Fiie Instance Wi, EDG-EFIELD, S. C. REPRESENTS The UNION MUTUAL LIFE, of Portland Maine. Its polices aro the most liberal now offered to the public. -ALSO The PENNSYLVANIA FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, of Philadelphia. It will be to the interest of parties contemplating insurance to ex amine their contracts before insuring elsewhere. WM. SCHWEIGERT, Tlie Jeweller, 732 Broad (Under Central Hotel,) Street, iVngnsta, - - Oa. E. R. Schneider, _> IMPORTERS OK FINK ' Wines, Liquors and Cigars, AND DEALERS IX Bourbon Rye and Corn Whiskey. 601 and 8o2 Broad Street, McHugh Bros., Edgefleld, S. C., We have now removed to our new quarters on the corner next to he Farmers' Loan and Savings Bank, where we shall be pleased to see and entertain our friends and the balance of mankind, right royally. That we are prepared to do this, a bare inspection of our inner idornings will establish. Our Liquors, Wines, Cigars, Etc., Etc., are of the latest, best, and ?most approved^brands. Give us one call and you will need no further invitation. Respectfully, McHugh Bros Edgefield and Johnston. Ue aie il) roe Dino Fer 1892 With a full line of VEHICLES, WAGONS, BUGGIES, CARRIAGES, ROAD CARTS and HARNESS ALSO House Furnishing Goods, such as STOVES, BEDS, BEDSTEADS, MATTRESSES, Cotton and Spring, CHAIRS, SOFAS. <fec, &c. Give us a call and be convinced that we are in earnest in offering good goods and fair prices to the people of Edgefield county. EDGEFIELD and JOHNSTON. High Prices for Cotton IS MADE POSSIBLE BY INVESTING WHERE YOU CAN OBTAIN BEST VALUES FOR LEAST CASH. ( LOWEST PRICES, A GOOD TEAM ] ( BEST GOODS. Weare headquarters for BLANKETS, CLOAKS, DRESS GOODS UNDERWEAR, and everything in Dry Goods. Come and see us when you come to the city. MULLARKY & HARTY, 8 IO Broad St., Augusta, G-a, Ashley Phosphate Compy, Charleston, iS. C. COTTON SEED MEAL; COTTON AND CORN COMPOUND; GROUND DRIED BLOOD: SMALL GRAIN SPECIFIC: GROUND DRIED FISH; GENUINE LEOPOLDSHALL KAI NIT: GENUINE FLOATS, of highest grade, product of the Due Atomizer. THE ABOVE FERTILIZERS ARE OF YERY HIGH GRADE AND OF UNIFORM DUALITY. They are rich in Ammonia, Phosphoric Acid and Potash, and are oom pounded with a special view to the wants of our Staple Crops, and to the per manent improvement of the soil. Special Formulas made to order of best materials. Special inducements are offered for cash orders by the car load. For terms, Hand Books, Agricultural Primers and good articles on Ash Element, Peas, Ac, address .Ashley Phosphate Company, CHARLESTON, - S. C.