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List of Business A
Subscribed to I
Hill Plan in
Edgefield, S. C.: Apr. 4, '12.
Mr. J. G. Anderson,
Mgr. "Rock Hill" Plan,
Rock Hill, S. C.,
Dear Sir: Your committee ap
pointed at your request by Dr. J.G.
Edwards, mayor of Edgefietd, S. C.,
beg leave to ma1! the following re
Through our solicitation, the fol
lowing business and professional
men and farmers subscribed a suffi
cient amount to canvass the county.
'Several refused to contribute to
ward the movement and several ex
pressed themselves as not being in
.sympathy with our efforts. We
have no comment to make on this
class of our citizens, but to those
who did aid us, and some of them
quite liberally, we return our thanks
.and best wishes, and all things be
ing equal, pledge our patronage,
and will use our influence with our
fellow farmers and ask them to re
member their friendship:
Contributions From Johnston.
Bank o? Johnston $25.00
H. W. Crouch 5.00
W. M. Sawyer 1.00
Harmony Farmers Union 6.74
Jordan & Amaker 2.50
V. E. Edwards . 1.00
Derrick Bros. 2.00
Eidson Grocery Co. 2.00
Bank of Western Carolina 15.00
Johnston Drug Co. 2.00
Williams Drug Co. 2.00
Lot1> Walker Co. 2.00
?G. P. Cobb 5.00
LaGrone Drug Co. 2.00
J. Neal Lott 2.50
J. C. Lewis 5.00
Contributions From Trenton.
The Bank of Trenton $10.00
J. M. Wise & Si a 1.00
S. H. M anget .50
W. R. Furse .50
S. F. Hughes S.00
.J. C. Long 2.00
Contributions From Idgefield.
Hamsey & Jones $10.00
Thurmond & Nicholson 5.00
W. B. Cogburn 1.00
B. Timmons Drug Co. 1.50
J. T. Mims *i.oo
W. W. Adams & Co. 2.00
Another Viewpoint. Drinking
in Germany and the Pres
On reading Mrs. Mims' article in
last week's paper I felt that I could
not rightfully hear the name of
"Mother" and not add ray word to
hers in this struggle to keep the dis
pensary out of our beloved town.
In speaking of this question with
a friend who is in favor of the re
establishment of the dispensary, he
brought out the argument that in
Germany everybody drinks and you
<an get any form of liquor at any
time; the country is "wide open,"
so to speak.
That may be true, but provided
the cold, phlegmatic German, and
the equally cold phlegmatic Eng
lishman with their beers and ales
and wines may do these things we,
the tropical sons and daughters of
the South land of America can not
do so with impunity.
Again we do not have the pure
drinks that are made in those coun
tries. The whiskey, brandy and even
wine are adulterated. We can not
get pure liquor of any kind, even
when fabulous prices are paid.
Does any one think that the Ger
man Hans frau would place before
her children the miserable, nause
ous, poisonous stuff that is sold here
.by our state dispensaries? No,
verily, or else there would not be
such sturdy robust healthy men as
the Germans are. Ask a man from
the Fatherland. He will tell you,
"No, no drink dat viskeys, it vas
poison, it vap no gook"
There are families who use whis
key all the time and do not consid
. er it wrong. Let them send out of
the state for their drinks. "The
man who dances should pay the
The souls of the young sons of
our county should not be the price
paid for his indulgence.
Look at that dispensary in
2s orth Augusta. It has lowered the
taxes a little I grant, but neverthe
less it is a curse not alone to Aiken,
but Augusta. Any time one can
meet boys and men going over the
bridge to the dispensary. Later what
do you see? Some staggering back,
others half asleep on the bridge,
-others still down on the North Au
len and Amounts
ielp Push Rock
W. H. Turner 1.50
Rives Bros. 5.00
J. W. Peak 1.00
Dorn & Mims 5.00
Judge J. W. DeVore 2.00
J. Rubenstein 1.50
May & Prescott 2.50
W. A. Hart 1.00
W. E. Lynch & Co. 2.00
Stewart and Kernaghan 2.00
D. B. Hollingsworth 1.00
The Farmers Bank 10.00
Edgefield Mercantile Co. 5.00
B. L. Jones 1.00
The Bank of Edgefield 10.00
Contributions From Parksville.
Bank of Parksville 2.50
W. J. Talbert 2.50
Paroda Co. 1.25
Blackwell & Co. 1.00
W. H. Freeman .50
W. R. Parks 2.00
Grand total $182.49
J. A. Lyon for wire T. P. $10.00
H. H. Freeman, Washg. 10.00
" Plum Branch 10.00
W. M. Corley, Talbert 10.00
D. D. Branson, Moss 10.00
J. V. Cooper, Meriwether 15.00
O. O. Timmerman, Colliers 10.00
" " 10.00
W.H. Timmerman, Elmwood 10.00
" Blocker 10.00
J. C. Warren, Pickens 10.00
B. P. Williams, Shaw 10.00
G. W. Scott, Ward 10.00
P. N. Lott, Johnston 10.00
I Balance in bank 32.49
Number of signers 1,387
Number acres planted in cot
ton in 1911 30,039
Number acres to be planted
in 1912 20,815
Number acres less than 1911 9,224
Number of tons of guano bought
less than in 1911 3,796
B. R. Smith,
P. N. Lott,
L. R. Branson,
gusta side. If that evil was not
there, the youth could not so easily
get the liquor.I
Of course there are the blind ti
gers, but would they exist if the
evil of intemperance was crushed
If the better element in the com
munity refused to buy from them,
would they be able to keep up? If
a man wants to drink let. him send
oif for his liquor.
Don't open a dispensary where
our boys can be tempted, and where
our laboring classes may spend
their hard earned dollar that should
go for home comforts for his fami
In view of the above statement
in regard to Germany and the drink
evil, thc following is apropos,
taken from an address by the Em
peror of Germany to his naval ca
I will give you some advice npon
a question which, in the interest of
the nation, I have very much at
heart, the question of alcohol and
of drinking. j
I know very well that pleasure
in drinking is an old heritage of
the Germans, but we must, by self
discipline, free ourselves from that
1 can assure you that in the
course of my reign of 22 ?years, I
have observed from experience that
of the g/eat number of crimes which
have been appealed to me for de
cision, nine-tenths were dne to al
Formerly, ;it used to be consider
ed a very smart thing for a youth
to carry a great quantity of alcohol,
and I myself, as a young officer, had
occasion to see such examples, but
never imitated them. Those ideas
belong to the Thirty Years' War
and no longer fit oar times.
Without speaking . of the results
of drink, which 1 do not need to
describe, I wish to call your atten
tion, especially, to one effect of in
temperance which touches your fu
ture profession. As you will ob
serve for yourselves, in the course
of your service on shipboard, naval
service demands a height of effort
i which is hardly possible to surpass.
It is necessary that you be able to
enduro this continual heavy strain
without exhaustion in order to be
fresh for emergencies.
The next war and the next naval
battle will demand of you sound
nerves. Nerve power will decide the
victory. Now, the nerves are under
mined and endangered from youth
up by the use of alcohol.
Later you will have opportunity |
to see the target ships and the effect
of modern projectiles upon yeseels,
and from this you will be able to
form an idea of the conditions in
battle. If you are in one, you will
see frightful devastation and a mul
titude of things happening. Victory
will lie with the nation that uses
the smallest amount of alcohol.
That, gentlemen, must be your po
sition. Then through you the troops
will be shown an example, and that
goes farthest with the men.
Therefore, this is what I expect
from you-that here in the naval
academy or on shipboard, in all
comradeship and friendliness, which
need not suffer in anyway thereby,
you watch yourselves and each other
in this regard.that you do not count
the use of alcohol one of your privi
There a re in the navy in the
course of formation or already form
ed, Good Templai Lodges and Blue
Cross societies. Many officers and
some hundreds of men belong to
them. I hope that you will do every
thing which you can to persuade
the men to join. I do not need to
call your attention to the example
of the British navy, where 20,000
officers and men already belong to
these societies, to the very great
benefit of the navy.
This is a matter of very great im
portance to our navy and to our
people, alf you train the troops to
renounce alcohol, I shall have sound
and sane subjects. This is ia matter
of great future importance, for the
men when they leave the service
will carry the thought back to the
whole country. If you will uphold
these principles, it will uplift the
people morally. I pray for your co
operatiDn in this work.
Long Branch School.
Dear Advertiser: As I see so
many nice, interesting letters from
pupils of different schools, I thought
I would try to write a brief one
from our dear old Long Branch
Long Branch has certainly had
its share of trying circumstances
this winter. First, we started in to
work so late and had been out of
school so long that we had almost
forgotten the first stepB in studying.
Second, we had to change books
and could not get supplied. Third
and most fatal, the whole school
had to stop as all had measles ex
cept five. Then when we were all
well we were afraid to venture out
in the snows and heavy rains. How
ever, we make use of these balmy
spring days and will make up for
I must say we have an excellent
teacher. We are very much pleased
with her. Perhaps many of you
know her. She is Miss Mattie Lyon
from Edgefield, S. C.
We had a box party recently and
made $28.75. We have ordered
thirty feet of hyloplate black
board, a dictionary and some books.
We will order next a case of maps.
We had a very novel experience
last week. An insane colored wo
man visited our school. She wan
dered away from home and moped
around the school house looking in
at the windows, finally coming in
at the door. Miss Mattie said,
'What will you have auntie?" and
she said, "I come in out of the cold"
and she was given a place to warm
by the heater. Her husband came
in a few minutes for her. We hope
we will not be visited again by her.
Our school and neighborhood
was saddened this week by Mr.
Boyd Derrick's baby's death. An
other of the children is very ill.
We truly sympathize with the anx
The following is the ..honor roll:
1st grade, Thelma Clark; 3rd grade,
Pansy Lei Derrick; 4th grade,
Fletcher Derrick; 6th grade, Thel
ma Derrick and Julia Clark; 7th
grade, Myrtie Lee Clark.
Worth Smiling At.
Judging from the present styles, ti
women really had any sense of humor,
lt would be fatal They would simply
alt laughing at each other.
The Danger After Grip
lies often in a run-down system.
Weakness, nervousness, lack of ap- ]
petite, energy and ambition, with
disordered liver and kidneys often
follow an attack of this wretched j
disease. The greatest need then is
Electric Bitters, the glorious tonio,
blood purifier and regulator of]
stomach, liver and kidneys. Thou
sands have proved that they won
derfully strengthen the nerves,
build up the system and restore to j
health and good spirits after an at
tack of grip. If suffering, try them.
Only 50 cents. Sold and perfect sat
isfaction guaranteed by Penn &
Holstein, W E Lynch & Co.
I OF THE COUNTY
For sometime the editor of The
Advertiser has been endeavoring to
compile a complete schedule of all of
the religious services held in all the
churches of the county, but we have
not yet been able to complete the list.
The following are the appointments
which have been sent in to us, and ad
ditions will be made until the list is
REV. HENRY B. WHITE, Baptist.
STEVENS CREEK: Every second
Sunday morning at ll o'clock.
REV. G. W. B?SSEY, Baptist.
RED OAK GROVE: First Sunday
morning at ll o'clock, and Saturday
DR. W. S. DORSET!, Baptist.
JOHNSTON. Evsry Sunday morn
ing at ll a. m. and every Sunday night
at 7.30 except 5th Sundays.
REV. P. E. MONROE, Lutheran
ST. JOHN'S. Johnston. Preach
ing 2nd Sunday 11.15 a. m. 4th Sunday
7.30 p. m., 1st 7.30 p. m.
MT. CALVARY. Preaching 1st and
3rd Sundays 11.15 a. m.
GOOD HOPE. Preaching 2nd Sun
day 3.30 p. m., 4th 11.15 a, m.
REV. FOSTER SPEAR, Methodist.
McK?NDREB. Third Sunday morn
ing ll a. m., 1st Sunday afternoon at
' REV. H. E. BECKHAM, Methodist.
JOHNSTON: First and fourth Sun
da^ mornings at ll a. m, Second and
third Sunday night at 7.30.
HARMONY: Third Sunday morn
ing at ll a. m. Sunday afteruoon at
SPANN. Second Sunday morning at
ll a. m., 4th Sunday afternoon at 3.30.
J. E. JOHNSTON, Baptist.
BOLD SPRINGS:, First and third
Sunday mornings ll a. m.
GRAVES L. KNIGHT, Baptist.
TRENTON: 2nd and 4th Sunday
mornings a} ll a. m.
REV. J. C. BROWN, Baptist.
PHILIPPI: Second and fourth Sun
day mornings at ll o'clock.
REV. J. R. WALKER, Methodist.
EDGEF1ELD: Preaching every Sun
day morning at 11:30, and every Sun
day night at 8:00, except third Sunday
? morning and first Sunday night. Prayer
j meeting every Wednesday afternoon at
TRENTON: Third Sunday morning
I at 11:30 and first Sunday af ternoon at
MILL CHAPEL: First Sunday night
REV. R. G. SHANNONHOUSE, Episcopal
EDGEFIELD: Preaching, first and
and third Sunday mornings at ll o'clock.
Prayer meeting every Wednesday af
TRENTON: Second Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock. First and third Sun
day afternoons at 3:30 o'clock.
RIDGE SPRING: Fourth Sunday
morning at ll o'clock.
BATESBURG: Second and fourth
Sunday afternoons at 5 o'clock, and
DR. M. D. JEFFRIES, Baptist.
EDGEFIELD: Every Sunday morn
ing at 11:30 and every Sunday night at
8:00, except fifth Sundays. Prayer
meeting Wednesday night at 7:30.
HORN'S CREEK: Third Sunday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
REV. P. P. BLALOCK, Baptist.
BEREA: First Sunday at ll o'clock.
GILGAL: Third Sunday at ll
REV. B. H. COVINGTON, Methodist.
BARR'S CHAPEL: First Sunday
at ll o'clock.
PLUM BRANCH: Second and third
Sunday at ll o'clock.
PARKSVILLE: Second and third
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
DOTH AN: Fourth Sunday at tl
MERIWETHER: Fourth Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock.
REV. J. T. LITTLEJOHN, Baptist.
RED HILL: First and fourth Sun
day afternoons at 3 o'clock. Third
Sunday at ll o'clock.
REPUBLICAN: First Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
REHOBOTH: Second Sunday at ll
COLLIERS: Third Sunday afternoon
I at 3 o'clock.
ANTIOCH: Fourth Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
REV. P. B. LANHAM, Baptist.
CLARK'S HILL: First Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
' EDGEFIELD MILL: Second Sun
HARDYS: Third Sunday morning.
Mt ZION: Fourth Sunday morning.
REV. R. EARLE FREEMAN, Baptist.
PLUM BRANCH: First Sunday at
II o'clock. Third Sunday afternoon
Mt CARMEL: Second Sunday morn
I PROFESSIONAL 1
Drs. J. S. & F. P, BYRD,
Edgefield and Trenton
Edgefield Office over Postoffice
Office 'Phone 3 ^Residence 17-R
AH. CORLEY, Surgeon
. Dentist. Appointments
at Trenton on Wednesdays.
Crown and Bridge werk a
James A. Dobey,
Johnston, S. C.
Office Over Farmen' Bank.
EVEN THE CARPET LAYER
used as he is to fine floor coverings
has to pause and admire the hand
some patterns and rich colors of
our new rugs and matting. We
have never seen prettier and we
very much doubt if you have seen
even as pretty. Come and you
must admire and we believe our
moderate prices will induce you to
re-carpet now instead of waiting
longer and farng woree.
There's a world of strength and
purity in a sack of town talk flour.
It is milled from the very best
wheat by machinery which pre
cludes the human hand from touch
ing the flour at any stage. And it
is composed entirely of all the nu
tritious elements of the grain and
none of the useless. Better order a
sack. # ' ?
. We carry a large stock of coffins and caskets from the
cheapest to the highest grade. Our hearse responds prompt
ly to all calls.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Patapsco, Mastodon, and other famous FERTIL
IZERS of the
Georgia Chemical Works
of Au gast a
have an established position which is uuequaled by
any other goods on the market. 38 years of exper
ience and careful study of the fertilizer question
back up every bag of these goods. No such reas
surance as this can be furnished by 'others. Then
why experiment with the uncertain?
For prices, terms, etc, call en
THE EDGEFIELD MERCANTILE CO.
Edgefield, S. C.
Stewart & Kernaghan
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Pieture Book Harness
may look pretty but what about the
wear? You don't buy harness just
to look at but to give good, long,
reliable service. That's the kind
you'll get if you buy your next set
here. We sell quality and throw
in the good looks. Time is the
test of harness and ours will stand
Take a good look at the buggy
or other carriage we show you. Not
merely at the outside, but inside,
underneath and all ever. The
keener you scrutinize our carriages
the better we will like it and the
surer we are you will like the car
riages. We sell real quality car
riages at less than mail-order house
Wilson & Cantelou