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Judges For The Com Contest.
As the season for harvesting corn haR arrived, the judgw? for The Advertiser's 5tb co>n contest have been selected. Those v.-ho have entered the contest and desire that their corn be officially measured .will pitase notify the committee of judges appointed for their respec tive community when they are ready to gather their corn. If we have overlooked any community in appointing judges, the contestants in those communities will please notify us at once and we will promptly select some one to act as judges. The following are the judges for the contest of 1913, the first named being requested lo act as chairman: . Waycross: John Galloway, J. L. Morgan an i James DeVore. Harmony: F. M. Warren, J. M. Wright and M. DeLoach. Trenton: P. B. Day, J. M. ?wearingen and James Smith. Clark's Hill: John G. McKie, HeBry Adams and J. W. Johnson. Colliers: E. B. Mathis, T. E. Miller and H. W. McKie. Morgana: Philip Markert, J. W. Boyd and J. O. Scott. Meriwether: John Briggs, Wal ter Cheatbam and Henry Cooper. Ropere: D. E. Lanahm. J. B. Timmerman and W. T. Lundy. Petit Jury, Third Week. J M Prescott, Collier. G II Reynolds, Blocker. Andrew Ouzts, Ward. E R Clark. Johnston. Brooks Dunovant, Pickens. L C Mims, Collier. J A Claxton, Ward. H W Quarles, Red Hill. L R Brunson, Sr. Moss. H L Bunch, Meriwether. J T Gardner, Collier. L H Hamilton, Blocker. W P Johnson, Johnston. H II Wi'liams, Moss. L W Reese, Meriwether. J H Crim, Johnston.. L C Rich, Modoc. E B Dorn, Red Hill. J W Roper, Meriwether. P L White, Hibler. P M Markert, Meriwether. Sam Satcher, Ward. W B Williams, Blocker. L S Kernaghan, Pickens. J A Thurmond, Meriwether. T G Morgrn, Moss. W S Marsh, Trenton. C A llrunson, Cellier. A F Walton, Johnston. W E LaGrone, Johnston. B E Timmerman, Wise. I M Dorn, Elmwood. W G Wells, Collier. J P Mealing, Jr., Meriwether. W P Culbreath, Talbert. M W Herlong, Trenton. The young wife of a Detroit man who is not especially sweet-temper ed, one day- approached her lord concerning the matter of $100 or so, says the Chicago Record-Herald. 'Td like to let yon have it, my dear," began the husband, but the fact is, I haven't that amount in the bank this morning-that is to say, I haven't that amount to spare, inasmuch as I must take up a note for $200 this afternoon. "Ob, very well, James, said the wife, with an ominous calmness. "If you think the ma J who holds the note can make things hotter for you than I can, why do as you say James." She got the money. Ideal Pressing Club NEAT CLEANING AND PRESSING. We can please the most fastidious person. All kinds of repairing and dyeing. We make a specialty of cleaning and pressing-ladies coat suits and skirts-and do the work nicely. We appreciate your patron age. Guarantee satisfaction. FRANK MAYNARD, Prop., Beaver Dam Street, Edgefield, South Carolina. FIRE INSURANCE Go to see Marling & Byrd Before insuring elsewhere. We represent the best old line com panies8 Marling & Byrd At the Farmers Bank, EJgefield w?-wma?^B??B????mm?K??m 1 $15.00 Special Suits and Over coats, all wool, made nicely, be wise spend $15.00 and save $10.00, F. G. Merlins, Augusta, Ga. COUNTY FAIR 1 t Begin to pan your exhibits for the big gest and best fair ever held in the county. It will last for three days, Nov. 5, 6, 7. The grounds will be enlarged to make room for tjie largest carnival that has ever been brought to Edgefield. A strong aggregation of good, clean shows. TALK UP THE FAIR-IT IS YOUR FAIR IF YOU LIVE IN EDGEFIELD COUNTY. It is the purpose of the managers to make every department bet ter than the fairs that have been Held. The farmers will give more hearty support than heretofore and the agricultural ex hibits will be more varied and of even higher class than in the past Let every section take an interest and be well represented in every department. The parades this year will surpass even all former years. The ladies who are plan ning this the most at tractive feature of the fair will leave nothing undone to insure success. A big brass band of expert performers will give free concerts throughout each day. Pre pare your exhibits and urge your neighbors to do likewise. BEAUTIES OF THE CAPITAL1, James Bryce Writes About Some ofj the Peculiar Features Possessed by Washington. It Is impossible to live in Washing*! ton and not be struck by some pecul iar features- and some peculiar beau-! ties which the city possesses. In the; first place, its site has a great deal' that is admirable and charming.' There is rising ground inclosing on all sides a level space, and so making; a beautiful amphitheater between hills, that are rich with woods, writes' James Bryce, late British ambassador,, in National Geographic Magazine. On the north, east and west sides of Washington, and to some extent on the sou ti. or Virginia, side also, al though there the difficulties of loco-; motion are greater on account -of thai heavy mud in the roads, tho country is singularly charming, quite as beau tiful as that which adjoins any pf thai great capital cites of Europe, exceptj of course, Constantinople, with ita wonderful Bosporus. No European city has io noble ai cataract in its vicnity as the Great' Palls of the Potomac-a" magnificent; piece of scenery which you will, ot course, always preserve. Vienna has some picturesque coun try, lillis and woods and rocka, within1 a distance of twenty-five or thirty miles. London also has very pleasing! landscapes of a softer type within; about that distance; but I know of no great city in Europe (except Constan tinople) that has quite close, in its very environs, Buch beautiful scenery as has Washington in Rock Creek Park and in many of the woods that' stretch along the Potomac on the* north and also on the south side with the broad river in the center and rich ly wooded slopes descending boldly to it on each side. Berlin stands in a sandy waste, per fectly fiat, with here and there a swampy pond or lake, and a sluggish stream meanders through it. It has become, through the efforts of the government and its own citizens, aa imposing city; but the environs caa never be beautiful, because nature has been very ungracious. St. Petersburg has a splendid water front facing its grand river, the Neva* with Its vast rush of cold green water, covered with ice in winter and chilling the air and seeming to chill the land scape in summer. That, however, ia the only beauty St. Petersburg has. The country is flat and in many places waterlogged, owing to numerous pools and swamps. Paris, again, has some agreeable landscapes within reach, but nothing at all striking, nothing nearly so fine In the lines of its scenery as the hills that inclose the valley in which Wash ington lies, and no such charm of a still wild forest as Washington affords. The same .thing may :3l,BffHar~of Madrid. It stands on a level, and the mountains are too distant- to come effectively into the landscape, and Its only water is a wretched little brook let called the Manzanares. Then there is our English London, which stands In a rather tame coun try. It ls true that there are some ch.irming bits of quiet and pretty rui ral scenery In Surrey and Sussex, within a distance of from twenty to thirty miles, and there are pleasing beech woods covering the chalky hills of Bucks. Yet nature has done noth ing for London comparable to what she haa done for Washington. HORSES FIND A CHAMPION Woman Protests Against Discordant Bells on Necks or Wagon as Rack ing Their Nerves. Horses with ears attuned to music, that have been tortured by the dis cordant jangle of bells hung around their necks or attached to the shafts of the vehicle they draw, have found a champion In a fashionably dressed woman who the other day filed formal protest against this form of cruelty with Secretary John P. Heap of the Humane society. Mr. Heap promised he would investigate. "It's perfectly dreadful," said the woman, whose name Mr. Heap de clined to give. Horses afflicted with a lot of bells clanking and jangling out of tune are doomed to become nervous wrecks. It is a form of cru elty that will break down the nervoca system of any horse." Mr. Heap assured his caller that he appreciated the torture a musically in clined horse may suffer. He may call in a nerve specialist to aid in the in vestigation', then devise some means of determining what horses are music ally inclined. BEE IN MOTION PICTURES Department of Agriculture Scientists Plan to Use Them as Lesson for Farmers. Lifelike reproductions of the "busy little bee improving each shining hour," as it ls said in poesy, have been obtained for the scientists of the de partment of agriculture, who announce they have completed a motion-picture film of the winged worke/o engaged in their industry of honey-making. The film is declared one of the most re markable ever taken by *.he depart ment. It is to be included In the se ries the government ls putting out for educational purposes along agricul tural lines. L. S. Sullivan, for years the official photogarpher of the department, is the "man behiud the camera" to whom credit is given. The film discloses tho progress of honey-making from the time the bee leaves the hive in search of the blossoms until hie return with tbs trophy of sweets.