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LO?AIa ' BREVITIES. Mr. Keitt. Watson is off on a trip to Atlanta. We regret to state that Mrs. L. P. Covar ie very ill. Col. A. B. Watson is erecting a canning factory and ginnery near Batesburg; Bills of Sale and Mortgages of personal and real estate for sale at the ADVERTISER office. Refreshing rains on Monday of this week; too late for oats, but not too late for cow-cumbers. . We publish in this issue a full account of the Butler-Pettyjohn shooting in Hamburg on last Fri day. The commencement exercises of the Batesburg. graded school, W. M. Peurifoy principal, will occur June 16th. For the rules and regulations of the Dispensaries, as established by the State Board of Control, see our outside. The Y. M. C. A. of our town will celebrate its third anniversary on Sunday next. The public is cor dially invited. A petition for the appointment of a Dispenser for the town of Edgefield has been duly filed with the Clerk of Court as the law di rects. Dr. Bob Mayson, of the Gilgal section, has "$41,000 owing to him for medical attendance. He is willing to pay $40,000 to have it collected. John B. Davis, Esq., has forty eight names to his petition to be appointed County Dispenser ; this is about two-thirds of the freehold voters of our town. Miss Muriel Timmons's school picnic at Gallman's pond last Sat urday was quite a recherche affair. Edgefield, Augusta, and Beech Island were represented. Mr. H. O. Milligan, who has for the past nineteen years been residing in this city, left yesterday for Edgefield, which place he will make his future home. He will go into the contracting business. The State. Two of our citizens were walking down the street recently when one of them remarked: "Have you heard the news? Got a baby at our house. They say it is the very image of me." "I wouldn't mind that," replied his friend. "He may outgrow it." Read our pigs for sale advertise ments.__They are free advertise ments fthey d?nTcost you any thing; they go in for nothing. This is what, you might call tauto logical writing, but all the same you can advertise your pigs in the ADVERTISER free. The commencement exercises nf the Ridge Spring high school will take place on the 1st and 2nd of June. Dr. Burrows, of Augusta, will de?iver the annual address. Prof? and Mrs. Petty, now in charge of the school," expect to take a trip to the World's Fair as soon as the commencement is over. If Edgefield gets a Dispensary the first onJer- for liquors will run about as follows : 500 half pints, 300 pints, 200 quarts, 100 gallons, and 5 five-gallon kegs. This will be enough to feel of the business. In our judgment the sales of liquors under the. Dispensary sys tem will be not more than half what they were in the bar-rooms. Some people might call this a blessing in disguise, but we don't see any disguise about it. The First Departure. Mr. R. L. Fox, our popular. jew eller, left for the World's Fair last week. His address will be Masonic Temple, room 1521. During, his absence Mr. George F. Mims will be in charge of his establishment. An Edgefield Boy. Nick Johnson, an Edgefield boy, son of the late William Johnson, and grandson of old Uncle Jackey Dorn, is in charge of the Western Lo ion Telegraph Company's ex hibit at the World's Fair in Chica go. Look him up when you go. Pat him on the back and tell him you are from Edgefield, too. A Notable Wedding. Judge J. B. Chrisman and Mrs. M. T. Charlton were married in this city yesterday at the home of the bride. The ceremony was porformed by Rev. Doctor Hunter, of the First Presbyterian Church. Outside of the families of the contracting parties, there were only present Governor Stone and ex-Governor Lowry, Capt. and Mrs. Buffalo. After the ceremony the dining room doors were thrown open and the happy party gathered around a most hospitable board and en joyed a well selected mena. The bride is widely known as a modest, charming, and lovely wo man and has chosen well in con fiding her future life to Judge Chrisman, who is one of the ablest of our circuit judges and of com manding presence, is known be yond the coqfiens of the State as a just,lear ned, and fearless official, and withal a christian gentleman. We clip *the above from the Clarion-Ledger (Mississippi). The groom is the judge who recently defied and put dowe/ a mob in Mississippi at the risk of his own life, and the bride was the widow of -Col. Charlton, brother of our townsman Judge L. Charlton. In view of this relationship Edgefield takes a deep interest in the high contracting parties. The Baby Show. The baby show and ice cream entertainment to be given by the ladies of the Methodist Church, will be held on Mrs. Evans's grounds (Oakly Park) on Thurs day, June 1st, fi om 5 until 10 P. M. Entries: Class A-Babies from two to eighteen months old. First prize, blue ribbon; second prize, pink ribbon.' Points-Size, complexion, vivacity, number of teeth, amiability. Class B-Chil dren from eighteen months to three years. First prize, blue rib bon; second prize, pink ribbon. Points-Size, complexion, hair, amiability, ability to walk and talk. The judges are, Mrs. Sharp ton, Dr. Prescott, Mrs. White, and Mr. Jas. T. Bacon. Better judges could not be found, yet it will be a difficult matter to decide which ir the prettiest of Edgcfield's beau teous babies. We bespeak for the ladies and babies a liberal patronage. m What the Keeley Institute in Co lumbia Did for an Old Edge field Wine Bibber. "Woe unto bim that giveth his neighbor drink, that pntteth thy bottle to him, and maketh him drunken."-Hab. 3:15." Everybody in Edgefield knows SamColgan. Sam has been what is called a "drinking man" in the past-and he had it bad ; but you can't call him by that name any more for ever, or if you do he won't answer ; the reason why is that for the last four weeks he has beena student at the Keeley Institute in Colum bia, has graduated and received his diploma. He showed us this on last Saturday in our office and gave us a long talk. - For a long time we have been expecting to write Sam's obituary, "died from drinking liquor"-but now we are writing his renaissance, that he has been rescued, redeem ed, disenthralled, and that not a single drop now ever passes down his oesophagus. We have seen him tempted in bar-rooms, and out of them since his return from Colum bia and he has not yielded, in fact he walks into a-bar-room now in a bold, defiant manner, as if to say, "I have downed you at last, although you had it on me once." But we will let Sam talk a while : '.Forty-two years old and for the last twenty-two years an habitual drinker to excess, got drunk every time I could get the liquor. I took my first drink when eighteen years of age out of a bar-room which stood between the old Whittaker Hotel, and what was then Mr. B. C. Bryan's store, and I got tight and from that day to five weeks ago getting tight is just what I've been a-doing, and but for the fact "nraTI~5ad to wcirTTto germ einon ey to buy the liquor, I should have been dead long ago. This is what the physicians in charge of the Columbia Institute told me, and I believe it. If I had been a man of means, T should have drunk myself into the grave years ago, no doubt, but I am now a cured man, cured by the Keeley Institute in Columbia. During these twenty-two years of drinking and suffering, I have lost friends, money, and positions, one after another, until it would seem that no one could or would trust me, or have any faith in my efforts to reform, and I was most agreeably surprised when friends whom I thought had long since given me up, as a last resort raised money to s^nd me to the Keeley Institute. I had gotten so low that children on the streets hooted and jeered at me. When drunk I would be, so dead-drunk, my .pockets would be robbed almost invariably, and fre quently even my shoes, hat, and coat taken from me. The world as a rule has no sympathy for a drunken man. 'Oh ! he is drunk,' is all that is said and they pass on. Of course in my sober moments I'd feel deeply the disgrace of all these things, but the demon had me, and I could not shake him off by any power or will of my own, yet during all these years I am proud to state I have never de frauded any one, never lied to any one, except to get whiskey. My reeord is clear except for the get ting drunk." This and a great deal besides, he told us. He called on Gov. Till man whilo at the Institute and says the Governor gave him great encouragement, told him the Keeley cure was a good thing, and advised him when cured and back at home in Edgefield again, to steer ciear of his old associates, those who drank with him in the past and led him astray. Sam does not even regret that he .has stopped drinking just as the Dispensary law has made the liquor good, and this is one of the best indications that the appetite for strong drink is gone ; aud to look at him no one could doubt the fact of the cure; his eyes are bright as never before in twenty two years; his complexion healthy, his step vigorous and elastic, and there is an open, manly look about him that betokens a new and a better life. We believe that Sam Colgan is effectually Cured of the habit of drink ing liquor for all time. In conclusion we asked if the _??_ . Keeley people had invented or dil covered a cure for talking, som? thing that would break a man c the habit of running his mout from rosy morn to dewy eve witl out a single stoppage? Sam sai he didn't think to ask 'em-pe] haps they didn't think he neede any of that kind of medicim "but," said he, "if such a remed were possible the Keele)r doctoi could do that, too." - Fire Near Elmwood. MR. EDITOR: Mr. Jesse Ouzt had his dwelling house, kitchei and smoke-house burned one da last week, also his furniture, clot! ing, bacon, flour, and $25 in casi Nothing at all was saved excer. the clothes he and his wife had 01 There was no insurance. It is the duty of every Christia to lend a helping hand in such case as this to assist a poor ma *who has lost all the worldly good he had, except a horse, wagon, an a'little corn and fodder. The house caught on fire fror sparks * falling from the stove o the roof of the stove room whil dinner was being cooked. Peopl should be very careful and wate the fire about their stoves, as the; have been the cause of man; I houses being burned. OBSERVER. Elmwood, May 29. Mine Creek Dots. MR. EDITOR: Notwithstandinj the dry weather, the grass is mak ing us Turn about, Wheel about, Jump Jim Crow ! Chickens are getting ripe, an< the good ladies are taking a coursi ?in the science of division; no merely theoretical ly, but the] just grab them up and take straigh practical lessons on them ; but thi good time is when dining timei comes at which the men also par ticipate. Yes, the picnic at Emory Chape on last Tuesday was a decided sue ce68. The students demonstrated b} their exuibition that Prof. Busbj had done his duty. Miss Josephine Little, of Clintonward, was hap pily present on the occasion witt her second best fellow, and Mr. O D. Towles was made sad because he did not succeed in carrying ovei his old girl. Mr. Leonard Story is a fannel pure and simple. Without doubt he is the best farmer in this com munity-. He has plenty of hi? "y??rTDeT?rel"?st'corn"yet, aTter~hav ing sold a lot of the same ; and when you go to look at his lot ol hogs, you don't find that kind thal would split a June bug open .tc ride one bare-back. "I won't recognize him no more,' was what she said the other day. Mr. Banyan, when you passed or by with that big load of chickens and didn't call on her. If she were to gently walk out some da) with broom in hand and kindl) tap you off that wagon, I would be compelled to hire two "niggers' to laugh for me, or "bust." Thej say the nearest way to a girl's hear! is down her throat, and I am learn ing to believe that thing. I don'! know what effect chickens would have, but I know bananas are an infallible remedy. Since Mr. Charles Lewis's school closed at Pine Grove, our dear old friend Mr. C. L. Temples seems tc be destined to roam to and fro as Homer in his Odyssy represente the sad Ulysses while wandr .-ing over many seas in search of his be loved Ithaca. One of our citizens got drunk the other day. What a spectacle and said, amidst his flock of little children: "I am an infidel just come from hell." If he pursues thh course a while longer he can change his proposition, and say : "I am an infidel just come to hell!" Prof. N. D. Bodie has returned from Newberry College, where he has been taking an ecclesiastical course in the Seminary depart ment, and set up a work of re demption near Clintonward. He is running a flourishing school, re deeming the boys and girls from the chains of illiteracy. We re gard this as being a greater work than the fabled religious emanci pation of Mexico by Dr. Powell. Now while politics is somewhat quiet, I expect it would be a good time to make my-little announce ment. I am not fully decided yet, but I expect I shall run for Gov ernor next term-such is my con templation-and, fellow citizens, I pledge myself to abide the re sult of your wills; I can't say what faction or party I shall advo cate yet, as it is some time before the election. There is one thing sure, the biggest side always wins, and that is the side I'm looking for. You need not say much about it fellow citizens; just be medi tating to vote for me when the time arrives. Here are.some of the plans we intend to execute: Consolidate the Democracy of South Carolina; . vj split the Radical; party wide open in" the middle ; turn New York up side down, and corner on those monopolists who are bleeding us on 15 cent meat, by passing a law limiting every farmer to five acres of cotton to the plough. I'm afraid my worst trouble will be competition on the stump by my opponents,-aB I'm not much of an orator; but if they don't look out I'll make some of them look as meek, lowly, and humble as a bob tail gander. Finally, fellow citi zens, if yon elect me, I vow I'll stick to you through thick anfd thin, like a lean tick sticking to a "nig ger's" skin. Much success to the popular old ADVERTISRR and its editor. VAN STAR". Mine Creek, S. C. Cheap, Safe, and Perfectly Relia ble Way of Sending Money. The Southern Express Company has arranged for its patrons a Money Order System, and these money orders are payable at any express office or bank in the United States, Canada, or Mexico, at the following low rales : $5 and under 9 $20 to $30.. 12c. $5 to $10... 8c. $30 to $40.. 15c. $10 to $20. . 10c. $40 to $50.. 20c. Farmers, merchants, and the business public will find this ar rangement more convenient, safer, and cheaper than tho usual mode of sending money. The Southern Express Company is perfectly re sponsible for all orders issued whether they be lost, burned, or otherwise destroyed-the sender being furnished with a memoran dum giving number, date, amount, and name of person to whom sent, with each order, and in case the order is lost or destroyed, he can present this memorandum and ob tain amouut paid for same. We earnestly solicit all business and guarantee prompt attention. M. A. TAYLOR, Ag't at Edgefield. Dots from Dennys. MR. EDITOR: The farmers are very much discouraged about their cotton dying. They have chopped out some, but have almost con cluded to wait and see if the weather will not get warmer. The fruit season will soon be in, and then "Banks's palate will fall." I do not agree with him, what is nicer than strawberries with Cream and sugar? I think if he will try them he will change his mind. The children had "their day" at' Bet??ny'the lst~SabT>aT;irin^Iay. They all had their . mite boxes ready, and anxiously awaited the time for their money to be counted out. The collection was very good. The children at Butler had "their day" the 2nd Sunday. The pastor, Rev. E. P. Taylor, made a short, but impressive talk to the children, "Remember now, thy Creator in the days of thy youth," was his subject. Mr. D. B. Peurifoy, the former superintendent of the Sun day school at that church, also made a short talk. The mite boxes were then opened, their contents counted, and found to be exceed ingly good and encouraging. The pastor said, "Children, you have done well" (jokingly waving his hand to the audience) "considering the crowd you had to get it from." The singing by the choir was beau tiful, yet touching. The morning passed away very pleasantly, and every one returned to their homes to partake of the luxuries that had been prepared for dinner, such as chicken-pie, Irish potatoes, straw berry-pie, and a great many other delicious eatables. Mr. W. F. Huiett has bought him a buggy, and you ought to see him when he gets bis fine horse hitched up and takes a seat; he drives like "John" which the Bible gives an account of. Look out, girls. The High School at Dennys which is being taught by Mr. Allen Etheredge, will close next week; he is very much liked by the patrons and children. M. Denny, S. C. The diary of a South Carolinian might read as follows : "Rose in themorniugand struck a match made in Akron, Ohio. Dressed in a suit of clothes made in New York. Wife cooked br?ak fast on a stove made in Baltimore; the meat was brought from Cin cinnati and the flour from St. Louis. Smoked a Richmond cigar. Fed my Western horse on Western hay and corn, harnessed him to a Michigan road cart and drove down town to talk over war times and "cuss" the Yankees. Bought a ready made axe-haudle, some New Jersey tomatoes and Min nesota furniture. Returned home and found my boy just home from school with a satchel full of Yan kee, text books. Spent tho rest of the day hoeing cotton for the Yankees, while my brother in town is clerking for the Yankees." Subscribe to the Edgefield AD VERTISER. Revenue from Income Taxation. New York World. The United States internal revenue law of 1864 provided that incomes between $6000 and $5,000 be taxed at the rate of 5 por - cent and incomes abo?e $5,000 at 10 per. cent. The revenue obtained under this act in 1866 amounted to $72,982,160, collected from the following sources. Dividends of banks. $4.440,664 Dividends of insurance companies. , 783,882 Dividends of railroad, companies 3.461,769 Salaries of United States, officers. 3,717,396 Account of all other in comes exceeding $600 under $5,000 at 5 per cent 26,046,760 Incomes of $5,000 and over, at 10 per cent . 34,501,126 Canal and turnpike oompanies, 230.567 Total $72,682,160 It will be seen that nearly one half of the total tax collected in .the year was obtained from persons and corporations whose incomes amounted to $5,000 and over. The number of persons and corpora tions whose income now reaches or exceeds $10,000 is very much larger than the number whose incomes reached or exceeded $5,000 in 1866. At that time the South had been so impoverished that very few of its inhabitants were subject to this tax. The population of the entire country was then only 40, 000,000. It is now 65,000,000 at least. There has been an un paralleled increase" in both in dividual and corporate wealth. A tax on incomes reaching and exceeding $10,000 would, if pro perly graded, easily y icdjl the sum that will obviously be needed to meet the existing deficiency in the revenues, which may be in creased by a reduction in the tariff. In Great Britain, with a popula tion of only 35,000,000, about $80,000,000 were collected under a similar law in 1888 at 8d, on the pound. It is estimated that $75,000,000 will be collected during the present fiscal year at 6d on the pound. Incomes under 6150 are exempt from tax, and on in comes between ?150 and ?400 there is an abatement of ?120. The tax was first imposed in that country more than a century ago, and has proved the most flexible feature ur" tliB~~aunuui-UudguL. It - bas varied from 2d per pound to 16d, and the calculation on probable receipts from it is so easily and accurately made that under it the government avoids both an ex cessive surplus and a deficit. On the average, about one-fifth of tho entire revenues of the government have been derived from it. We mean no offense, but The State reminds us of a bob-tailed cur in a fox-chase. As soon a6 hounds open out on a hot trail the cur rushes t^ the head of [the hounds, rashes ahead at a tremendous rate, and throws a large part of the pack off the trail. The State wants to be considered the representative and exponent of genuine democracy in South Carolina, and if any gain is ever made by the conservative demo cracy it wants all the credit. Newberry Observer. I Ladies Hats at Cobb's. Ladies have you seen Jas. M. Cobb's beautiful assortment of Ladies and Missos Trimmed Hats. Don't fail to see his millinery goods. You can save money and get the latest styles. MERCURIAL Mr. J.C. Jones, of Fulton, Ark., says of RKKfl "About ten years ago I con BBSBB tracted a severe case of blood poison. Leading physicians prescribed medicine after medicine, which I took without any relief. I also tried mercu rial and potash remedies, with unsuc RHEUMATISM cessful results, but which brought on an attack of mercurial r.' curaatism that made my life one of agoDy. After sui ering four years I gav9 up all remedies and commenced using S. S. S. After taking several bottles, I was entirely cured and able to resumo work. Sis the greatest medicine for blood poisoning to-day on the market." Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed free. SWIFT SPECMO CO., Atlanta, Ga. The Cou nty Dispensary ACCORDING lo a call of the Board of Control for Edgetield County, a meeting of said Board was held in the County Commissioners oilice on Monday, the 29th inst. One application for the appointment of County Dispenser presented his pe tition, which was put on file with no tice that a true copy thereof has been placed on file in the oilice of the Clerk of Court. On motion it was resolved, that said petition remain on file for the inspec tion of all concerned until the next meeting of the Board of Control, on Saturday, the 10th of June next, at 10 o'clock A. M. in the County Commis sioners office, at which time the said petition will be duly considered and acted upon. At the same meeting, in the event that a County Dispenser be appointed, bids will be received by the Board for the rental of a suitable place in which to open the Dispensary. J. D. FRASER, Cl'k Board Control E. C. It Costs You Nothing. We are pleased to announce that we have made arrangements by which we are prepared to supply free to each of our subscribers a year's subscription to that well, known monthly home and farm Journal, the American Farmer published at Springfield and Cleveland, Ohio. We make this offer to each of our subscribers who will pay up all arrearges on subscription and one year in ad vance, and to all new subscribers paying one year in advance. The American Farmer is strictly Na tional in its character. It is a high-class illustrated journal filled with entertaining and instructive reading matter, coutaining each month much information that is invaluable to agriculturists and of special interest to each member of every home. It is suited to all localities, being National in its make and character, thus meeting with favor in all localities. It is strictly non-political and non sectarian. It has a trained corps of contributors and is carefully edited. The various departments of Farm, Horticulture, Sheep and Swine, The Home, The Horse and the Dairy, are filled with bright and useful matter. The readers of the American Farmer are uni versal in its praise and look for its monthly visits with keen anticipa tion. The regular subscription price to the American Farmer is $1.00 a year, but by this arrange ment it costs you nothing to receive that great publication for one year. ' Do not delay in taking ad vantage of this offer, but call at once or send in your subscription, Sample copy of the American Farmer can be seen at the ADVER TISER office, .or will he supplied direct by the publishers. WOOD'S PHO8PHODINB1 The Great English Remedy. Promptly and permanent ly cures all forms of Nervous Weakness, Emissions, Spenn atorrhca. Impotency and all effects of Abuse or "Excesses. Been prescribed over SS years In thousands of cases; ls tho only Reliable and Hon est Medicine known. Ask druggist for WOOD'S PHOS ftefnrr /inti Jlfttr rnoDiNE; If he offers sorno Bcjorc ana syier. worthic?s mcdicino m placo of this, Icavo his dishonest store, Jncloso prlco In letter, and we will send by return mail. Price, ono packaifo.-Sl; six, ?5. One vrill please, six will cur e. Pamphlet in plain sealed envelope, 2 stamps. Address THE WOOD CHEMICAL CO., , 131 Woodward avenue. Detroit, nick. Sold in Edenfield by G. L. Penn & Son ami druggists everywhere. The undersigned is prepared to do all kinds of furniture repairing, Mending, Varnishing Painting Chairs, Tables, Settees, Etc. Work done at my house. Patronage of tho public so licited. Prices Low. W. R. COVAR, , . EDGEFIELD, S. C. Padgett Pays the Freight ! A large Illustrated Catalogue show ing hundreds of designs of Furniture. Stoves mu? Baby Carriages will bc mulled free, if you mention this paper. I will sell you FURNITURK, etc., just as cheap ns you can buy them In large cities, and pay thc Creight lo your depot. ,?s Herc n?*e a few samples: A No. "Hat top Cooking Stove wUb 20 cooking utensils, delivered to any depot, for $12 OU , _ A 5-hole Cooking Kan ge with 20 cooking utensils, delivered to any, depot, for $13 00. A large line of Stoves in propor tion. Special agent for Charter Oak Stoves. A nice Parlor ?ult, upholstered In good plush, fashionable colors, de livered anywhere for .?30.00. A large line of Parlor Suits to select Irom. A Bedroom Salt, large glass, big bedstead, enclosed washstand, full stitt 0 pieces; chair?have cane scnts, delivered anywhere for $22 00. Otlwr Suits both cheaper and more expensive. 2? yds. of yd.-wide Carpet for $7 50. I pair Nottingham Lace Curtains, pole, '1 chains, 2 hooks, 10 pins, all for .?100. A nice Window Shade, 7 ft. long, 3 ft. wide, on spring rollers.wlth fringe lor 50 cents. No freight paid on Shades and Cur tains unless ordered In connection with other goods. ?? 8end for Catalogue. Address Iv. IT. FJLDG-BTT, j 805 Broad Street, Augusta, Ga GEO. B, LAKE. REAL ESTATE - AND - INSHRAN6EA8T, Office over Banu o? Edge?eld. 9 Poland-China Pigs. AFEW pairs of nice half Toland China pigs for salo at $4.00 a pair. J. C. MORGAN, Parksyills, S. C. Essex Pigs. IITA VE live pairs of Essex pigs that I will sell for $5 per pair. G. W. CROUCH, Trenton, S. C. Pigs for Sale. AFEW pigs for sale-$1.25 each. THOS. JONES, Edgefle)d,S. C, TO EXPEL SCROFULA from the system, take AYERS Sarsaparilla the standard blood-purifier and tonic. It Cures Others will cure you. 1893. Harper's Weekly. ILLUSTRATED. ^ HARPER'S "WEEKLY is acknowledged as standing first among illustrated weekly periodicals in America. It oc cupies a place between that of the hurried daily paper and that of the less timely monthly magazine. It in cludes both literature and news, and presents with equal force and felicity the real events of current history and the imaginative themes of fiction. On account of its very complete series of illustrations of the World's Fair, it will be not only the best guide to the great Exposition, but also its best souvenir. Every public event of gen eral interest will be fully illustrated in its pages. Its contributions being from the best writers and artists in this country, it will continue to excel in literature, news, and illustrations, all other publications of its class.^ HARPER'S PERIODICALS. 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PER YEAR :1 HARPER'S MAGAZINE.$4 00 HARPER'S "WEEKLY. 4 00 HARPER'S BAZAR. 4 .00 HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE.2 00 Postage free to all subscribers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The volumes of the MAGAZINE begin with the numbers for June and Decem ber of each ypar. When no time is mentioned, subscriptions will begin witn the number curreiit at the time of receipt of order. Bound volumes of HARPER'S MAGAZINE for three years back, in neat cloth binding, will be sent by mail, post-paid, on receipt of $3 00 per volume. Cloth cases, for bind ing, 50 cents each-by mail, post-paid. Remittances should be made by Post ofiice Money Order or Draft, to avoid chance of loss. Newspapers are not to copy this ad vertisement without the express order of Harper & Brothers. Address : HARPER & BROTHERS, New York. Notice of Application for Homestead. MASTER'S OFFICE. EDGEFIELD C. n.,S. C, ) May 24,1893. ] Notice is herewith given to all to whom it may concern, that Mrs. Sa vannah Padgett, widow of the late Dr. Elbert Padgett, has filed her peti tion ? in this Court, praying that a Homestead, as prescribed by law, be assigned to her. I will pass upon the same on the 27th day of June 1S93. W. F. ROATH, Master E. C. May23-5t. _ ATTENTION CAPEES LIGHT INFANTEY ! You are hereby ordered to meet at Meriwether Hall on Saturday 27th inst., at 3 o'clock, p. m., You will also meet at Parksville on Saturday the 3rd, prox., at 2 :30 p. m. uniformed and equipped for drill. By order JAMES II. TILLMAN, Capt. Notice. ONE or more County Commissioners will be at Rocky Creek bridge, near J. T. Ouzts's, on Saturday, the 3d day of June, 1S93, at 12 o'clock M., for the purpose of letting the contract to build a new bridge at that place. Specification made known at that time. J. A. WHITE, J. W. BANKS, County Commissioners. The ADVERTISER Job Office doe all kinds of job printing. Send us your orderF. Satisfaction guar anteed. Master's Sale. STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD. Court of Common Ficos. THE AMERICAN FREEHOLD LAND MORTGAGE COMPANY OF LONDON, (Limited) against C. 0. MAYSON. ' PURSUANT to the judgment of 1 foreclosure in this cause, I will offer for sale at public outcry, before the court-house, town of Edgefield and State of South Carolina, on the first Monday in June, 1893, (being the 5th day of said month) between the legal hours of sale, the following de scribed mortgaged premises, to wit : All that tract or parcel of land in the County of Edgefield and State of South Carolina, containing one hun dred and seventy (170) acres, more or less, bounded on the north, by lands of Mrs. Sarah E. Lanier; east, by lands Dr. R. C. Mayson ; south, by lands of Frances Yeldell and Catharine Lanier; west, by lands of Susan E. Lanier. Terms of Sale: One-half cash, and the balance on a credit of one year, with interest from- the day of sale. Purchaser to give bond and a mort gage of the premises to secure the payment of the credit portion, or all cash at the purchaser's option. Purchaser to pay for papers. W. F. ROATH, Master E. C. Master's Sale. . STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD. Court of Common Pleas. THE LAND MORTGAGE AGENCY INVESTMENT COMPANY OF AMERICA, (Limited) against MASTERDON C. WOOD. I PURSUANT to the judgment of foreclosure in this cause, I will offer for saje at public outcry, before the court-house, town of Edgefield and State of South Carolina, on the first Monday in June, 1893, (being the 5th day of said month) between the legal hours of sale, the following described mortgaged premises, to wit: Two hundred and eighteen (21S) acres, more or less, in Talbert Town ship; bounded on the north, bylands of James Freeman and Jesse Stone; south, by lands of A. M. Talbert; east, by lands of William Quarles; and west, by lands of A. M. Talbert. Terms of Sale: One-half cash, and the balance on a credit of one year, with irterest from the day of "sale. The purchaser to give bond, and a mortgage of the premises to secure the credit portion, or all cash at pur chaser's option. Purchaser to pay for papers. W. F. ROATH, Master E. C. CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS, fats' Fnlg Ms. We are now ready with our Spring line of CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS, and GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. We have the best and most complete line of Clothing that we have ever shown, consisting of leis, Biiflil Cites Sits. Our Clothing is remarkably cheap, considering quality of goods, fit and finish. SHOES. We carry everything in Shoes that is desired. We s.re selling Ray State Shoes, which everybody knows to be good. We also carry a full line of Hamilton Brown Shoes, that will give perfect satisfaction. We ask the ladies to call and see our immense stock of beautiful SLIPPERS, which we are selling very reasonable. H A. T S. All the latest styles in FELT and STRAW, which weare selling cheaper than can be bought in large cities. SHIRTS. Large assortment of NEGLIGEE SHIRTS from 25? to very elegant ones. A good WHITE SHIRT for 50?. Also,beautiful PLAITED BOSOM DRESS SHIRTS very cheap. We carry a complete line of COL LARS and CUFFS in the latest styles. Neckwear. Our stock of NECKWEAR is un questionably the nicest and cheapest line we have ever shown. Beautiful four-in-hand Ties for 25?. Windsor Ties from 5? cents to 50f. SUSPENDERS . We sell the Harris Wire Buckle Sus penders, one of thc best that is made. UNDER VESTS, Etc. A large lineof Summer Under Vest?, Hosiery, Gloves, Handkerchiefs, and in fact everything a man wants. All we ask of our friends is to give us a call. We will be glad to show you our stock, knowing that weean save you money. EDGEFIELD, S. C. SH&SnerllirT. I have just opened a slock of beautiful Spring and Summer Millinery at the old stand, Mr. W. H. Turner's store, where I will be pleased to sec my friends and the public. My stock consists of all kinds of Millinery goods, Pattern Hats and Novelties. The most Beautf ul Leuin (lats, IDA COVAR. Fresh Meats. Beef, Pori Saisie, Mutton, Always on hand at my market, next to Mr. D. T. Grice's Livery Stables. Patronage of the public solicited. Fair and square dealing in my motto. W. A. LIVINGSTON.