Tl'.OS. J. ADAMS,.EDITOR
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27.
The present war has astonished
the world with the indubitable
fact that these United States are
the most powerful in numbers and
resources of all the nations of
.arth. Combined with England
the balance of creation couldu't
hold us a candle in war or in peace.
'? It is reported, says Washington
correspondent of the New York
Times, that Admiral Sampson will
be detached from the command at
Santiago and put in charge of the
eastern squadron, leaving Com
modore Watson to take his place.
Dr. Wm. H. Whitsett, the
President ot the Baptist The
ological Seminary at Louisville,
Ky., has tendeied his resigna
tion, to take effect at the close of
the next session in May, does this
in the interest of peace because of
the controversey that has been
waged over certain points of
church history held by him.
The separate coach or Jim Crow
car bill goes into operation on the
first day of September next. Some
of the railroads may do a little
kicking, but the majority of them
will idll gracefully into line and
obey the behests of the people.
Our own road, the Southern, (we
live on a live lino now), has al
ready made preparations for riding
white folkp and niggers in differ
ent coaches, but both in first class
"Gen. Merritt.'' says one of the
soldier b>ys in San Francisco,
"does not put on.as much style as
some of the militia captains.
When he came to leave on his
ship, the Newport, the other day,
he did not even take a carriage
from his hotel to the dock but
climbed on a street car and paid a
a nickel for the ride. After he got
on board he waved off all those who
were trying to make a great
ceremony out of his departure,
and said to the steamer captain :
'Come on ; let's get out of thi?V
Then he waved his handkerchief
to some good-looking women on
the dock and went into his cabin
to unpack his grip."
Watterson's "Wider View."
Editor Henry Watterson is fired
with the ambition for territorial
expansion and with his usual
picturesque vigor in advocacy of
that departure to which, in spite
of the strong arguments against it,
and by the force of circumstances
possicly, we are evidently tend
ing. In a recent editorial he says :
"If Louisiana, why not Texas?
If Texas, why not California? And,
with Texas, California, and Hawaii
why not Cuba, Porto Rico, and the
Philipines? We are 80,000,000 of
energetic, aspiring, ambitious
Americans. Presently we shall
be 150,000,000,. Can any thought
ful man believe that this tremen
dous force may be isolatod from
the movements of mankind and
fed on sowens like their grand
fathers of the revolution? As well
might one look to see them return
to kneebreeches and ruined shirts,
and, in place of the battleships, to
send the start and stripes to sea
upon a mizzenmast a little elevated
over a birch canoe.
The Spanish war was not ex
pected or desired, but impelled by
hands invisible, it was upon us
before we knew it, and it will leave
us a pretty bag to hold. Shall we
rip this bag open and empty its
contents, or shall we adjust our
selves to them and, so adjusting
ourselves, administer the obliga
tions they will impose the best we
"But even if we should wish to
escape them, how can we? We
shall havo to reckon with the
armies which have won them. Is
it nothing to have set such armies
in the field? We shall have to
reckon with the commerce of the
country, always enlarging, and
seeking outlets. Is it nothing to
add $10,000,000 or $12,000,000 to
the free trace area of America?
We shall have to reckon with the
rekindled pride oi the nation. Is
it nothing to compel the respect of
other nations? We cannot sink
our ships and extinguish our navy.
Nor can we relegate ourselves to
the rear of the advancing column
of civilization which is moving be
yond our own borders. Already
?we are grown too etrong to be let
alone in case we seek the isolation
of which we hear so much, and he
who thinks we have no duties be
fore us as a nation and as a people
except to grow rich and fat, and so
to mortify withal, recks little
either the work of God or the ways
Candidates who have ordered tickets
printed at the Advertiser Job Office
are hereby notified that they are ready
for delivery. If you send for them,
please send a written order.
SEHTE Y IS OM
READY TO STRIKE.
Plans for Capture and Occu
pation Agreed Upon.
WEI BE MADE.
Commanders of Fleet and Army
Decide Upon Plan of Cam
paign - Simultaneous Attack
Upon City by Land and Sea
With Admiral Dewey's Fleet,
Manila Bay, July 21, via Hjng
Kong, July 24.-The regiment of
Colorado's troops forming a part
of General Greene's command ha?
been removed from the transport
China, in which it made its journey
from San Franciso, to the newly
formed American camp near
Malate. There it confronts the
last Spanish outpost which blocks
the entrance to Manila from the
south and which has long resisted
the onslaughts of the insurgents.
The remaining troops of the last
detachment will be taken from
the transports as rapidly as possi
ble to positions around Manila
preparatory to a concerted attack
on the city by Admiral Dewey's
fleet and the American land
Since the~news was received here
of the destruction of Admiral
Cervera's fleet at Santiago and of
the return of Admiral Camara's
ships to Spain, the present time
has been considered the best for a
movement on Manila to compel its
surrender. Conferences have been
held by Admiral Dewey with
Generals Anderson and Greene,
and a plan has been outlined lor
the capture and occupation of the
cit}- which has the approval of
those commanders. Recent visits
of the British consul to the
flagship Olympia indicate that a
final demand for the surrender
of the Spanish garrison is con
templated, the British consul
acting as mediator between the
Americans and the Spanish
authorities. Most of the troops
now in camp at Cavite will be
advanced at once t} the front to
take part in the important work in
Dispatches from Washinton are
expected tomorrow, and these are
likely to decide as to the program
to be carried out.
The Spanish soldiers in Manila
are being deceived by the war
council, which has charge of the
city's defences. They expected
Camara's fleet to arrive July 15,
and now they are looking for it to
appear at any moment and give
batle in the bay to the ships of
There is great activity among
the insurgents, and it is evident
that General Aguinaldo desires if
possible to take Manila before the
Americans move against the city,
and thus increase greatly his
claims for consideration. In a
battle at Malate on the 16th. inst,
the insurgents suffered a loss
of lo killed. The Spanish soldiers
made a desperate sortie and gain
ed the insurgents' trenches, but
in the subsequent fighting they
The German cruiser Cormoran
is expected to return soon with
dispatches to the German admiral
which may close the trouble be
tween Dewey and Von Didrichs or
may further complicate it.
A DREAM WARNING.
An Incident Related by Mr.
Wallace G. Addison.
Mr. Wallace G. Addison, has
just returned from a trip north
and east and he is relating a story
that is indeed interesting.
Mr. Addison, on hiB way south,
stopped over a few days in
Philadelphia, and while there call
ed on friends. He learned that it
was by a strange coincidence that
they were in the city when he call
ed, and indeed had things gone
as they at first intended they may
have been drowned when the
steamer LaBourgogne was sunk by
The gentleman and his wife had
intended taking a trip to Europe
for the summer, and had engaged
passage on the steamer which off
the banks met so horrible a fate.
Three days before they were to
leave for New York to go aboard
she told her husband that she could
not sail on the Bourgogne.
The uight before she had a dream
and in it she saw a terrible disaster.
The ship was in collision. She
saw the decks crowded with frantic
people and saw men fighting the
women and children back from
theboats. She declared that she
would not leave home. The lady
was aimost in a fit of nervous
prostration and it was necessary to
send for a physician.
She gjt better, but refused to
make the voyage. Her husband
went to New York and cancelled
the booking.-Augusta Chronicle,
HE HAD TO GO.
"If 1 should go to war," be cried.
"And mingle in the fray,
I fear that some one else might come
And win your heart away.
'Tis not that I lack courage, love,
Believe me, but that fear
Of being robbed of yon, sweetheart.
That makes me linger here."
''Then put your fear away," she said.
"And go and get your gun
Go, mingle in the fray and help
To make the Spaniards run ;
I've formed a resolution, and
I'll tell it unto thee
I want to be a warrior's love,
No stay at home forme.'"
Important to Depositors,
Congressman Fleming seems
always to have his eyes open to
the interests of the people and the
public conveninence cud has
secured a ruling from the retinue
department on one point in the
tax act that will prove of wide
spread importance and benefit.
In a letter to his brother, who is
president of the Commercial bank
in this city, Congressman Fleming
sends the ruling referred to, and
it will be received with pleasure
not only by the banks here but
elswhere, and by the army of
depositors who are worried at hav
ing to affix a stamp every time
they desire to draw a few dollars
out of bank for their own use.
Here is the ruling by the depart
"If a bank takes money on
deposit, and pays it out in partial
payments to a depositor upon his
signing a receipt (coutaining no
words constituting an order for
the payment of money) it does not
require a stamp under this act. '
The effect of this ruling is to
enable depositors to go to bank
and sigu a receipt for any 6um
they desire paid over to them from
their deposit account and be reliev
ed of the uecessity of stamping the
receipt. This does not refer of
course to checks issued to a third
party. These are negotiable
papers and mvst be stamped.
Let us illustate. Suppose A has
money in bank and owes a number
of small accouuls that he is
accustomed to pay on a certain
day in each mouth. If he payB
off Tom, Dick, and Harry with
cheeks when they come in to pre
sent their accounts he must put a
stamp upon each check. If, how
ever, he steps over to the bank in
advance and draws out a suffcient
sum from his deposit to settle all
these accounts he can give the
bank a receipt for the sum, with
out a stamp on it, and carry the
money to his office where he can
pay the accounts of Tom, Dick and
Harry in cash.-Augusta Chroni
Molly Obeyed Orders.
In his Fourth of July oration at
Spartanburg, S. C., Senator Mc
Laurin interpolated this :
Senator Bate of Tennessee told
me an aneodote of Col. Tom
Sumter that I have never seen in
print. Sumter was a great, big,
giant of a fellow,'with a voice like
a foghorn. It is said his "holler"
could be heard for miles. On one
occasion when he was off on a
foray the Tories came and captured
his wife, Molly, and stripped the
plantation of everything. When
"Old Tom" came home and found
"Molly" gone his rage knew no
bounds. Gathering together such
forces as he could he put after
He overtook them on the third
day and hung about until midnight.
Then he deployed his forces around
the camp and told them to await
his orders to fire. He was afraid
of "Molly" being shot in the melee,
so when he got everything ready
he opened his big mouth and let
out a yell that fairly made the earth
tremble. "Lay down, Molly ! Lay
down, Molly," and Moily, recogniz
ing those stentorian tones, fell
prone on her face, and, after the
last, "Lay down, Molly," came the
command fire and charge. Molly
was re-captured w:thout hurt.
To be entertaining
when one ought to be
asleep. To eat sweets j
and salads when the'
stomach craves the
simplest fo A or none
at all. To laugh
when one wants to
cry. All this and
mands of her
Is lt any
crushing pains in
the back and loins.
The blues. All
such symptoms in
dicate serious de
rangements of the
delicate female or
ganism, and must
be overcome at
once. Remove the
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is the standard remedy for the weaknesses
and irregularities peculiar to women.
Bradfield's Regulator is not a mysterious
mixture of mythical origin, but a stand
ard remedy compounded in accordance
with scientific principles from approved
vegetable medical materials. Bradfield's
Regulator is endorsed by physicians who
have examined it, and has been in suc
cessful use ov:r a quarter of a century. Ii
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"Perfect Health for Women" mailed
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MILES HAS ARRIVED
AT PORTO RICO.
No Word Has Been Received
From Him Yet.
Washington, July 25.-While it
is known that Gen. Miles has
arrived in Porto Rican waters,
nothing has been heard directly
from him and the department
cannot announce whether or not
he has commenced a landing.
Un?esa he meets the enemy in
great force he will make a landing
as quickly as possible. To keep
the men aboard ship during the
present hot weathei in the tropical
climate would prove a hardship
which will be obviated if possible
Judging" a Cow.
Andrew J. Fuller in th9 In
dependent gives the following!
points to be observed in the)
selection of a cow;
The model cow should have a |
small, clean, rather long head,
tapering toward the muzzle.
The mouth should be large and
bioad, the eye bright aud spark
ling, but placid in expression with
no indication of wildness. The
horus should be small, short,
tapering, yellowish and glistening.
The neck should be small, thin
and tapering toward the head, but
thickening when it approaches the
fhoulders; the dewlaps small.]
The fore-quarters small when
compared with the hind-quarters.
The barrel large. Each rib
should project further than the
preceeding one up * to the loins.
She should be well formed across
the rib3 and in the rump. The
spine, or backbone should be
straight and long, the udder large
in propo.tionto the size of the
animal, and the skin thin with
soft, loose folds extending well
back, the milk veins, especially
those under the belly, should be
large and prominent.
After selecting a good cow make
the most ot her. A French writer
says that by inducing cows to
drink more water the quantity of
milk yielded can be increased
without injuring the quality.
He asserts that the amount of
milk is proportional to the amount
of water drunk. In experimenting
with cows fed in the stall with dry
fodder, that gave only nine to
twelve quarts of milk a day, that |
when this dry food was moistened
with from 18 to 23 quarts of water
daily, their yield of milk increased
up to 12 to 14 quarts a day.
Besides this water taken with the
food, the cows were allowed to
drink the aame aB before, >nd their
thirst was excited by adding a
little salt to the fodder. The milk
was of good quality and the
amount of butter saisfactory. He
found, by a series of observations,
that the quantity of water
habitually drunk by each cow was
a criterion to judge of the quantity
of milk that she would yield. A
cow that does not drink as much
as 27 quarts of water a day, is a
poor milker, giving only five and
a half to seven quarts a day ; but
all the cows which drank as much
as fifty quarts of water daily gave
from 14 to 23 quarts of milk daiy.
He believes the amount of water
drunk by a cow is a test of her
value as milker.
"Wheeler at Santiago.
"Gen. Wheeler started on the
two miles' journey to the front in
au ambulance. About half way to
the front be met rome litters
bearing wounded. The veteran,
against the protest of the surgeons,
immediately ordered his horse,
and after personally assisting the
wounded into the ambulance,
mounted and rode onward.
"The men burst into frantic
cheers, which followed the general
all along the line."-Correspond
ence New York Tribune.
Into the thick of the fight he went,
palid and sick and wan,
Borne in an ambulance to the front,
a ghostly wisp of a man :
But the fighting soul of a fighting
man, approved in the long ago.
Went to the front in that ambulance,
and the body of Fighting Joe.
Out from the front they were coming
back, smitten of Spanish shells
Wounded boys from the Vermont
hills and the Alabama dells :
"Put them into this ambulance: I'll
ride to the front," he said :
And he climbed to the saddle, and
rode right on, that little old ex
From end to end of the long blue
ranks rose up the -inging cheers,
And many a powde.-blackened face
was furrowed with sudden tears,
As with Hashing eyes and gleaming
sword, and hair and beard of snow,
Into the hell of shot and shell rode
little old Fighting Joe 1
Sick with fever and racked with pain,
he could not stay away,
For he heard the song of the yester
years in the deepmouthed
He heard in the calling song of the
guns there was work for him
Where his country's bc.,t blood splash
ed and flowed 'round the old
Red, White, and Blue.
Fevered body and hero heart! This
Union's heart to you
Beats out in love and reverence-and
to each dear boy in blue
Who stood or fell'mid the shot and
shell, and cheered in the face of
As, wan and white, to the heart of the
right rode little old Fighting Joe 1
-James Lindsay Gordon in N. Y. Tri
Escapo of Four Spaisli Prisoners.
Atlanta, Ga., July 21.-It was
reported at midnight that four of
the Spanish prisoners confined at
Fort McPherson since tho begin
ning of hostiltties with Spain, had
escaped. The officer in charge of
the I arracks refused to eithor deny
or confirm the report, but several
enlisted men who came in from
the post said three of the Spniards
had gotten away yesterday and
The Devil and Holy Water.
The annual reunion of Co.
24th S. C. V. comes off at Carswell
Institute, August 10th and the
survivors will celebrate the day in
a becoming manner. Among the
speakers invited are Senator
Tillman, Congressman I atimer
Hon. Julins E. Boggs, Rev
Sam P. Sones, T. J. Mauldin, Esq
and Robert R. Hemphill.
WIW? Of: ? ARDU I
THE NEW WAY.
TT to think "fe
male diseases ".
could only bs
treated after "lo
c a 1 examina
tions" by physi
cians. Dread of
kept thousands of
silent about their
suffering. The In
Wine of Cardul has now demon
strated that nine-tenths of all tho
cases of menstrual disorders do
not require a physician's attention
at all. The simple, pure
taken In the privacy of a woman's
own home insures quick relief and
speedy cure. Women need not
hesitate now. Wine of Cardul re
quires no humiliating examina
tions for its adoption. It cures any
disease that comes under the head
of "female troubles"-disordered
menses, falling of the womb,
"whites," change of life, lt makes
women beautiful by making them
well. It keeps them young by
keeping them healthy. $1.00 at
the drug store.
For advice in eases requiring sr-cud
directions, address, giving synrvoms,
tho "Ladles' Advisory Department,"
The Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chatta
W. I. ADDISON, M.D., Cary, Miss., says:
"I ace Wine of Car dui extensively In
my praollee and find lt a most excellent
preparation for female troubles."
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TO RAISE REVENUE BY TAXATION.
BE it ordained by the Town
Council of the Town of
Edgefield, S. C., and by the
authority of the same:
That in pursuance of an act of
the General Assembly of South
Carolina as passed at its regular
session of 1896, and entitled "An
Act to provide for the incorpora
tion of towns of not less than one
thousand nor moro than five thou
and inhabitants," under which
act the Town of Edgefield, S. C., ?6
duly incorporated; therefore heit
Section 1. That in conformity
with Sec. 13 of said act, and in
pursuance of the power conferred
in and by the charter of the Town
of Edgefield, S. C.: That for the
year beginning January 1st, 1898,
and ending December 31st, 1898,
the Town Treasurer for the pur
pose of defraying the expenses of
the said town is hereby authorized,
empowered, and directed to levy a
tax of two and one-half (2^) mills
upon each dollar of all the real
and personal property of the said
town as conferred by said section
of said act. Said levy to be due
and payable to the Town Treasurer
at his office not later than October
Sec. 2. That the present and
each succeeding Town Council of
the said town shall have the power
to increase or lower this lovy for
each succeeding year in conformity
with said Sec. 13, aud in pursu
ance of this ordinance, as the exi
gencies of the case may require,
and the said levies of this and suc
csedirjg councils shall become due
and payable to the Treaeurer of
the said town after twenty days
notice ha?) been given.
Done and ratified in Town Coun?
eil this the 23rd day of July, A. D.
W. W. ADAMS, Mayor.
Attest: B. J. CROOKER.
The Pee is Five Dollars.
Insurance, Ten Dollars.
We're for the poor raarpev'ry time,
And in this 'ere campaign
We'll stump old Edgefield county
Through the sunshine and the rain,
And hold the bahner up'ards
From a-trailin' in the dust,
And cut loose on monopoly,
And cuss and cuss and cuss.
1 hereby announce myself a candidate for re
lection to Congress from the Second Congres
ional District, subjecttothe rules and regula
ions of the democratic party.
Respectfully, W. T. TALBERT.
For State Senate.
The friends of Hon. John C. Sheppard pre
ent his name to the voters of Edgefield county
or the State Senate. He will abide the results
f the primary and support itt- nomin?is.
Thc Hon. T. H. Rainsford is hereby announc
d as a candidate 'or the unexpired term of J.
.?. Gaines in the State Senate. His record in the
ower House for five years proves him to be a
vise and prudent legislator, capable of taking
are of the interests of his constituents. We
ledge him to abide the result of the primary
For House of Representatives.
I am a candidate for the House or Represen
ntives. Will abide thc result of the primary
nd support its nominees. It will be impossible
or mc to make a thorough canvass of the
ounty, but I shall make every effort to see as
lany of my fellow citizens and as often as pos
ible. W. A. STROM.
We are requested by the friends of M. P.
Veils, Esq., to announce him for the House of
Representatives. He will abide the results of
be primary and support the nominees.
Dr. W. P. Timmerman is announced as acan
idate for the House of Representatives, sub
ret to(h: rules and regulations of the demo
ratic party. REFORMERS.
Thc friends of N. G. Evans, Esq,, respect
ully announce him for the House of Represen
itives. He wilT abide results of the pri
?ary and support all its nominees.
The many friends of P. B. Mayson, Esq., re
pectf'illy present his name to the democratic
oters of Edgefield county for n seat in the
louse of Representatives, and respectfully so
cit their support. He will abide the result of
be primary election and support thc nominees
f the party. MANY FRIENDS.
For County Treasurer.
I am a candidate for re-election to the office
f County Treasurer. I will abide the result of
bc primaries and support all t te nominees of
be party, T. C. MORGAN.
For County Auditor.
I am a candidate for the office of County Au
itor, and respectfully solicit thc support of
:dgtficld democrats. I will abide the results of
bc primary and support thc nominees of the
arty. HENRY C. WATSON.
I am a candidate for re-election to the office of
Luditor. I will nbide thc results of thc primary
nd support the nominees of the party.
J. n. HALTIWANGER.
For County Supervisor.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate for
omination tc the office of County Supervisor at
ie ensuing democratic primary election. The
ordial support of my fellow citizens is respect
irely solicited. JAMES T. MIMS.
I announce myself a candidate for the office
f Supervisor of Edgefield county, subject to
iic action of thc d?mocratie primaries.
R. A. COCHRAN.
I am a candidate for the office ot County Su
ervisor, will abide the result of the primary
lection and support the nominees of the party
J. M. BELL, TR
-x-.^ ., nandidata for "County SnoertUar - _L
.ill abide the result of thc primary, election and
upport thc nominee. D. D. PADGETT.
For Judge of Probate.
I respectfully announce myself a candidate for
e-elcction to the office of Jndge of Probate of
Cdgeficld county, subject to the rules and regu
ntions of thc democratic primaay election,
ledging myself to abide by the results and
upport the nominees of the party.
J. D. ALLEN.
For Superintendent of Education.
i hereby announce mv=elf a candidate for
bounty Superintendent of Education, and
iledge myself to abide results of the primary.
P. N. LOTT.
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G. P. A.. Washington. ? G. P. A., Atlanta.
Are embodied in our "Warm-Weather" Clothing.
Our stock of Serges, Alpacas and Crash Suits this
season is larger than ever, with one of these cool
suits, and a selection from our pretty assortment of
Furnishing Goods, you will be well supplied for the
summer. And we have not forgotten the little boys
either, but have bought for them a complete Hue of
Washable Pants, etc. Call on us.
/. C. LEVY'S SON & CO.,
TAILOR-f/T CLOTHIERS,_jUfMfM, GA
of Hew ML
EDWARD W. SeOTT.
Issues all Forms of Policies
at Lowest Possible Rates
Consistent with Safety.
AND without making special medtion of each of its many popu
lar plans of insurance, we desire to invite the careful examina
tion of all concerned in Life Insurance to THE PROVIDENPS
TWENTY-YEAR RENEWABLE TERM POLICY-A SPECIAL
POLICY FOR BUSINESS MEN.
Twenty yea-s is a long time. This is true in life insurance, as
well as in other, lousiness transactions. Nearly all life insurance poli
cies are contracts for a period of twenty years. They are made so by
insurance companies to supply the the needs of the insuring public.
When a man takes a whole-life, twenty payment life or twenty-year
bond, he considers its cost to him during twenty years, and the settle
ment which he can make at the md of twenty years. Experience ?nd
statistics prove that only a small percentage of policies are continued
longer thau the twenty-year period.
Men take on large line3 of insurance from age 30 to 40. The en
suing twenty years cover the period when their families are growing
up and beiug^educated ; it also covers the period of their greatest busi
ness activity. It covers the time when their families and business in
terests require^the greatest amount of protection.
A man's requirements are not the same at 60 years that they are
at 40 years. His family has grown up, his business conditions have
changed, or the necessity for insurance has disappeared.
In view of these facts, The Provident Savings issues a policy at a
fixed rate for twenty years, which includes only the cost of protection
for that time. The premiums on this policy are less than ont-half the
premiums charged for a twenty-payment life. If a man wants insur
ance for proteciion only, this policy will supply his wants admirably.
He is not obliged to make a deposit with an insurance company for a
future which he may never reach ; especially when he has need for
this deposit, and more, too, in his business.
To illustrate this Policy, we will give the figures. A man at 30
takes one of these Policies for $1,000 at the regular term rates of $14.91
per annum for twenty years. This policy can be continued, after
twenty years, without medical re-examination, at rates for the age
B. R. DHRISOE,
Jau. 24, '98._EDGEFfELP, S. O.
GEO. P. COBB,
JOZRUKTSTOJST s. c.
Furniture and Household Goods,
Wagons, Buggies, Harness, Saddles, Etc
HAVE JUST PURCHASED A NEW AND BEAUTIFUL
?-H EARS ES-*
Calls by Telephone promptly answered and attended to.
What is The Use of Paving $2 to $3
PER DAY FOR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
WHEN YOU CAN
GET THE BEST AND MOST COMFORTABLE ROOMS'
FOR 50 OR 75 CENTS
PER DAY AND TAKE YOUR MEALS WHERE YOU PLEASE.
GET THE BEST.
PAY FOR ONLY WHAT YOU GET ANDJNO MORE.
THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL
Is the only European Flan Hotel in Augusta, Ga. Your T atronage is
solicited. S. C. & Ga. trains pass the door.
Xv. r*. PenrxYjoiEv, Pron'r.
POCKET BOOKS, DIAMONDS, TOILET ARTICLES,
j UlUUUj mumu uui UXUHWJ
SEND FOR OUR 1898 CATALOGUE,
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702 BROAD STREET,.AUGUSTA, GA
STOP AT THE
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Centrally tocareif. * Electric Cars Pass tue Doon.
$1 Per Day Special Rates by the Week.
MRS. T. E. BUSCH,
That we can do
any kind of job
That we use the
laiSS2iafflBfc best material.
That our Prices are the Lowest.
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