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Established 1835. WEDBTESDAY? JULY 14i 1909. Local News. The Advertiser's Phones: Office, No. 61 Residence, No. 17. I: Attention is directed to the state ment of the Bank of Parksville published elsewhere in this issue. Misses Daisy Lyon and Maggie Reel visited friends in Charleston and Aiken last week. Mr. W. Wallace Sheppard left Monday for Washington, D. C., the . trip being partly business and partly pleasure. " r Hon. D. D. McColl, of Bennetts vill, has been in Edgefield for a few ? '' days. He left yesterday for a stay of several weeks at Glenn Springs. Just now there is a great demand for . residences in Edgefield. ' The supply would be increased but for j the very high price of building mat erial. Miss Emmie 4 Cartledge, who j serves Messrs. Rives Bros. ? very faithfully and efficiently as saleslady, f is enjoying a vacation. Dr. C. E. Burts accepted, an invi tation tb deliver an address at a large temperance rally near Man ning last Thursday. Capt. and "Mrs. N. G. Evans and Master George are spending; a fort night in New York with Mr. and Mrs. J. Berrien Walker. President F. N. K. Bailey announ ces this week that the next session of the S. C. C. V will begin Sept. 30th. ' i Hon. J. C. Sheppard is dojourn ing for a month at Glenn Springs. It has been his custom for a number of years to spend a month in the summer at this popular resort. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Lowrey, of E ?stover, S. C., are spending this week at Velma with the former's mother, Mrs. W. B. Lowrey. Mr. J. B. Adams says he has' re cently been to Plum Branch, Au gusta and Edgefield, and that the prospect is that more corn will be made in the county this year than for several years before. An election for ^public cotton weigher for the town of Edgefield, " has been ordered for the 16 th of . August, the third Monday. See notice elsewhere in this isso<* All ''sorts and conditions of re ports ara coming in fromtht prize acres of corn. We have heard of one acre that has 10,000 stalks, with six ears to the stalk. Mr. Charles H. Dobson, accom panied by his family is visiting his , mother, Mrs. Emma Dobson. Mr. Dobson made the trip from Atlan ta in his handsome Maxwell tour ing car. The Corner Store gives some special prices in its advertisement this week that should cause the shopping public tomake a rush for the bargain counters. Hon. W^R. Parks heads the hon or roll for the best yiela of wheat in the county, and, sq far j*s our information goes, Mr.. Walter Nicholson hachad the bestuturno*?t" of ?ats. The latter had 99 dozen bundles of oats that threshed 116? bushels. Ladies and Gentlemen: Do not miss the opportunity of having your nails manicured at Mr. W. H. Tur ner's store Fridays and Saturdays. Pri<>2, 25 and 35 cents. Mrs. W. C. Hatcher. We regret that our young friend John Hughey is suffering from a broken rib. It sometimes occurs, sc they say, that young ladies have te nurse broken ribs, but just why oi how it is that this young bacheloi has a fractured rib we don't quit* understand. John will have to ex pkin. "He's a careful dentist." "Yes; he filled my tooth witl great pains." . Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburi will leave Friday to visit thei daughter, Mrs.^ Craig, in Anderson From Anderson Mrs. Cogburn wil go to Caesar's Head' and Mr.'Cog bura to Harris Spring. Mr. Cog burn has been quito indisposed fo some time and he has been advisee to drink the Harris water.. Befor returning to Edgefield Mr. and Mrt ^og-burn wiH visit Col. and Mn ]?. N. K. I ailey on Paris mountain. Slimmer Goods Going Vie never carry over goods fros season to season. We always wan the newest and freshest of everj thing when the season opens, there fore we have decided' to reduc prices very low on Muslin, Ladies and- Missed Oxfords, Ladies an Misses Rsadyrto-wear Hats an Glen's Stra^v Hats. Now is the tim ike yo ar cash count. Nothin o? in the lines mentioned hing i?oiiig ?t bargain pricet ? J. W. Peak. Mr. J. E. Gaskin, <>+' St.-Mat thews, is in Edgefield visiting'his son-in-law, Mr. E." S. Rives. - Mr. and Mrs. lilalph Winn re ceived hearty handshakes from their friends while in town Tuesday. 5\\jj$r. and' Mrs.. S. A. Brunson sperifc,'. Saturday and Sunday with relativeren.-Augusta. Mrs. ^'?an B. Hill has gone to spend this week at Cleora. Next week1"she will visit her sister in Abbeville. ^ Misses Lara and Sadie Mims and Master Janies Mims are spending this week with relatives in Thomp son j Ga. A Col. F. N. K. Bailey is summer ing on Paris mountain but will come to Edgefield for a few days this or next week. Mr. Sam Morgan, who has been acting a's salesman for Mr. W.' T. Reel during the past year, left Mon day to take a businesa course in Nashville. Miss Amin?e Cartledge, one of the brightest stars in Collier's so cial firmament, - stopped over in Edgefield Tuesday while en route to spend a month with relatives in Batesburg.While here she paid The Advertiser office a very pleasant call. . , "Was everybody rescued from the burning building?" "Everybody but the night watch ?an. We couldn't wake him up. Cleveland Leader. The Advertiser has received a let ter for publication from Plum Branch signed "Lily of the Valley," but the real name of the writer was not given. An inyiolate rule of every.newspaper office is never to publish communications that are un accompanied by the. name of the au thor. The name, however, is not published when request is made to withhold it. An Error Corrected. It was recently published . in somc-of the newspapers that Mr. W. E. McGee had been transferred to Charleston as division passenger agent of the Southern railway, which is an error. Mr. McGee is still in Augusta, as" traveling pas senger agent and Mr. J. C. Lusk is division passenger agent with head quarters in Charleston. Entertainment at Horn's Creek. I The ladies 'of the Missionary So cietyof Horn's Creek church will sell ice cream at the church Tues day afternoon, July 20th, beginning at five o'clock. After the refresh ments have been sold there will be a lecture and stereopticon views} for which every one is requested to bring a ?Uver offering. The ladies of the Horn's- Creek .section never do anything-by. halves, so all who go can he assured in advance of* a very pleasant afternoon and evening. Mrs. Alice Doolittle Boish. From the time she received the cruel wounds, inflicted by the hand that should have protected rather than smite her, the friends of Mrs. Bush hoped for her recovery. Fi nally, she grew worse and all hope was abandoned. Death came Tues day morning and the interment took place Tuesday afternoon at Red Oak Groige, of which church ^he was an afl^ive member. Mrs. Bush was a devout, Christian wo man, greatly beloved Dy her neigh bors and-ja large circle of friends. As thc end ajpjproached, her pastor. Rev. J. T. ^Littlejohn, "sat beside her andN sher conversed freely oi death and tn??ife;i beyond. Being fully" prepared, '&ie faced the end bravely. Lanham Spring Picnic. The following are the committed that will have charge of the Lan ham Spring picnic to be held oi Thursday, July 22nd: Committee . in charge :rCapt; N G. Evans. Grounds and wood: Geo7. Sweai ingen. . Floor and Music: Lieut. T. A Williams, Calhoun, J. A. Lyon, C A. Cheatham. f Refreshments: . 0. 0. Posey. IA G. Carpenter, R.^J. Swearingen. Pit: R. J. Moultrie, G. H. Brui son, J. B; Williams. / Badffe?: Lieut. H. L. Bunch, Di J. T. Pattison. Table: S. B. Mays and all troo] ers not on other duty. Officers of th'eday: ?. G. Moble: W. H. Carpenter. k For Sale: One fine milch cov fresh to pail, third calf; also or three-year-old donkey broken 1 harness and saddle. i S. Cheatham, Wofford, S. < 4t * SCOTT'S MllLSION would build you.up, increase your weight, strengthen your weak ! throat and lungs and put you ia condition for next winter, you would begin taking it now. \ Take It in o lu Jo cold milk ar ittter SCc. and SI. 00. AQ.Druggists I T H r- S. TA.N- D A R D Of T H E WSJR.L / Williams5 \ Talcum Powder Four reasons for the rap idly growing popularity of Williams' Talcum Powder, ii The finest Talc the world affords. 2. The sweetest, dain t>t perfumes. r Aoiii artistic boxes. 4. Tlie Hinged Top that prevents sticking, leaking and loss of per fume. ' The price of this powder is 25 cents, but in order to intro duce it we will sell for 15 cents for a limited time. PENN & HOLSTEIN. Bara ca Entertainment. The members ot* the Baraca class viii give an: entertainment on the Addison lawn near the Baptist church Friday evening of this week, beginning at 8:80. A. small admis-1 sion fee will, foe charged. A pleas ant feature of the evening will be | the stereopticon views. Refresh ments will be served for the benefit | of the treasury of the ?Baraca boys. Everybody is invited to attend. The delightful social- feature of the evening will alone more than offset the small cost. New Hardware Store, i Attention is directed to . the new | advertisement of Messrs. Stewart & Kernaghan, the new hardware dealers, in this issue. They make a specialty of builders' hardware, car penters' tools, farming implements, carriage and wagon material, cutlery j and house furnishings, and have a j large assortment to select from. Everything in the store is brand j new, just from the leading manu facturers of the country. These) gentlemen invite .the buying public to their store in the Parker building, and will be pleased to quote prices, ? both wholesale and retail. Open Air Meeting. The Woman's Missionary Society | of the Baptist Church will have an open air meeting in Mrs. Walter | Holston's grove, adjoining the Bap tist church, at their regular monthly time for meeting, Friday afternoon at five o'clock. All the members are urged to be present. Light re freshments will be served. Miss Eliza McCullough, who has been a student this year at the Scarritt | Training Scool, will talk to the so ciety about her experiences in Kan-1 sas City. Notice of Election For Public Cotton Weigher. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned County Board of Com missioners will hold an election* for the purpose of selecting a public cotton wether for the town of Edgefield, for the ensuing terra of two. years. Said election will be held at Edgefield on the third Monday in August 1909, being the 16th day of said month. All qualified electors who ra?rket cotton at Edgefield and who reside in Edgefield county, will be allowed to vote. The polls will open at 9 o'clock a. m. and close at 4 o'clock p. m. on said day. R. J. Moultrie, Supt. E. C. J. N. Grims, Co. Com. E.Cl J. 0. Herin, Co. Cora. E. C. Attest: P. W. Cheatham, Clk. Brd. Co. Com. E. C. S. C. ?S Committed- Suicide Up to the time the editor of The Advertiser left last week for Green ville to attend the Press Association only^very meagre information had been received in Edgefield concern ing the death of Mr. George Bush consequently the issue of last wee! did not contain a full announcement. Since our return from Greenville we have learned the particulars. George Bush met death at his owr hands. His body was found aboul one mile north of Plum Branch bj a dozen or more citizens who wer< looking !for Bush to arrest him The ball from his pistol, which wai lying near his body, entered hi: head back of the ear. The repor of the pistol was heard by negroei who were working near by. Busl realized the enormity of the crime he had committed, and rather thai suffer the penalty provided by lav for such a crime he committee suicide. For Sale: I will sell cheap : Washington preBS in good condi tion, roller stand and rollers. Wm. P. Calhoun. ' Full assortment of fresh . far cy crackers and cakes. B. Timmons., "Try one dozen, fruit jars with glass tops, purely sanitary. / May &' Prescott. . 300 pairs Child's,' Misses^ Boys' 1 ow shoes kt'cost. -CASH ONLY. Jas. E. Hart. Large stock of trunks, suit cases' and traveling bags. Prices very reasonable. RAMSEY SC J OXES. Swift's Premium Hams and Gc gia Cane syrup at B. Timmons. / Beautiful lot of suit cases, travel ing bagjfcand trunks. ( N Ramsey & Jones. Fruit jars, rubbers, and extra tops, also jelly tumblers. May & Prescott. Large assortment of clocks-oak clocks and beautiful parlor clocks, y RAMSEY fa JOKES. ? -y;:.,::^.|y; . < Early amber cane seed for sowing j with peas. May <fc Prescott. Try ' Timmons Bitters for the liver, kidneys, and stomach r.troub les. B. Tjmmons. 'Lightning" ice cream freezers at | reasonable prices. May & Prescott. A fresh line of Black and; Green Teas, just whatyou need for ice tea. .May &. Prescott. Take up the old matting in your home and put fresh, new matting down. "We have a large assortment to select from. RAMSEY & JONES. Get a pair of children's,. misses and boys' low shoes at cost. 300 pairs to close out for cash. Jas. E. .Hart.* > 5; Money to Loan. On improved farm property. James Frank & Son, Augusta, Ga. Delightful Breakfast Fish Roe, formerly 20 cents, now 10 cents. ^ Penn & Holstein. Fresh oat. meal and shreded wheat at B. Timmons. Do you not need a cook stove? We have a large assortment of all sizes and prices. Come in to see them. Edgefield Mercantile Co Colgate's Violet and Cashmere Bouquet, Talcum Powder, also full line Colgate's soaps at Penn & Holstein. Large assortment of tablets paper, pencils, examination pads and school supplies of all kidds. B. Timmons. SOUTH CAROLINA MILITARY ACADEMY. . Scholarship Examination. One vacant beneficiary scholarship in the South Carolina Military Acade my exists in Edgefield County. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 20 years of age, physically qualified for military service, of good moral character, and unable td bear their expenses at college. The sub jects for the competitive examination are United ??States history, English Grammar descriptive geography, arith metic, and algebra through\ quadratic equations. Applications filled out by parents or guardians must - be forwarded to the Citadel not later than July 28th. For blanks or further information, address COL. O. J. BOND, Superintendent. Citadel, Charleston, S. C. Dire Distress: X It is Near at ^Hand to Hun dreds of Edgefield Readers. Don't neglect an aching back. Backache is the kidney's cry foi help. Neglect hurrying to their aid Means that urinary trpubles fol low quickly. Dire distress, diabetes, Bright's disease. Profit by a sufferer's experience Mrs. Wesley Royal, Union, St. Aiken, S. C., says: *vl have usec Doan's kidney pills and can saj that I have been greatly benefitted I suff ered a great deal for_ severa, years jfroin kidney complaint and at times there was a dull acht across my back, coupled with head aches. Since using Doan's kidnej pills I have felt a great deal bette: and have" been given great confi dence in their curative powers." For sale by all dealers. Price 50c, Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y, sole agents for the United States. Remember the name-Doan's ant take no other. s July Offerings. Many items of Summer wear at Eclipse Prices. We ask you to come investigate, and if you don't think the values are good we will be pleas ed to have you say so. Ladies Hats worth up to $7.50 to go at $2.39 other styles at 50 75c and $1. Ladies Oxfords Tans only, our regular $3.00 and $3.50 quality to go at $2.39. Men's Oxfords Tans and Ox-blood a few of the $4.00 cuts left to goat $2.50. This Sale goes right on through the pretty Silks, Poplins, Reps etc. . 20 yards io the $1.00, just a tew pieces left of this elegant bleached muslin, full 36 inches wide. Undermuslins Ladies Plain, Tucked and Lace trjmmed Petticoats, Gowns, Drawers etc. Underwear for Men. Shirts, short and long sleeves; Drawers, Knee ankle lengths all go in this sale. Embroideries and Laces, This has always- been our strong line. You should ^ see todays Specials from 5c. yard and up. ^ 'Tis our Pleasure to serve you. Respectfully, <> The Corner Store, X\7". XX. Turner, Proprietor. 7 \ SOUTH CAROLINA CO-EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE Will begin its nineteenth session, on Thursday, Sep- ' tember 30th, 1909. . - If you wish to place your son or daughter in one < of the best institutions in the state, write for applica tion blank and catalogue at once. F. KK. BAILEY, President. EDGEFIELD, S. C. , \ Pianos ! Pianos ! ! BS FREE FIRE INSURANCE AND LIFE IN SURANCE TO THE VALUE OF ANY IN DEBTEDNESS ON INSTRUMENT IN- ? CLUDED WITH EACH PIANO SOLD. Our Present Contract Covers One Hundred Pianos From one Factory alone. WE ARE FACTORY DISTRIBUTORS FOR THIS SECTION FOR SOME OF THE STRONGEST PIANO CONCERNS IN THE . COUNTRY. Our Prices cannot be beat anywhere, when quality is considered. Various grades to suit various taste. We are prepared to give the most liberal terms. See us or write and be convinced for yourself. Don't buy without giving us a chance to serve you. Holland Brothers, In Masonic Temple - GREENWOOD, S. C.