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Wednesday, Augast 19 th.
Mrs. J. W. Mobley of Johnston
visited relatives here Monday.
Mr. C. R. Dobson left for Cuba
Monday to enter upon bis regular
?fall tour on the road.
Master Eugene Timmons has
crone to Washington, D. C., to
(spend a month with his uncle.
Mrs. B. I. Gantt and Mrs. C. B.
Sawvei of Wagener are guests of
Mrs.* X. M. Jones.
Mrs. Lena Alexander of Augusta
is a guest in the home of Mr. ami
Mrs. L. H. Prescott.
Mr. and Mrs. \\T, B. Cogbum
motored to Anderson a few days
ago to visit their daughter, Mrs.
S. M. Craig.
Mr. Lewis Jeffries is here visit-,
in<r his parents, Dr. and Mrs. M. i
D. Jeffries.
Mn. Raymond D. Roeers of!
Blenheim is h-re visiting her moth
er, Mrs. I-la Sheppard.
Mrs. J. V. Mell ?champ and Miss;
Viola Mellichamp are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. C. M. Mellichamp.
Dr. ai d Mrs. Oscar LaBorde are j
over from Columbia visiting .Mr.;
and Mrs. W. L. Dunovant.
Miss Fannie Wright Hill of Au
gusta .is visiting iier cousins, Misses'
Bertha and Margaret Hill at their,
home near Cleora.
Mrs. Alice Gnnhy of Thompson,
Ga., accompanied by her son, is
here visiting her sister, Mis. M. D.
Mr. J. P. Anderson, a sterling
citizen of Anderson county, is here
visiting his son, Mr O. B. Ander-;
Mrs.M. R. Bennett ajid Miss Lil
lie Bennett of Wadesboro, N. C.,
mother and sister of Mrs. J. R. j
Walker, are visiting Mrs. Walker. |
Hon. W. H. Nicholson of (Treen-;
wood is down spending some time
-with his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth
Nicholson, and other relatives.
Mrs. Fannie kewell and Miss
Emmie Branson of Augusta are
here visiting their brother, Mr. S.
A. Branson.
A. S. Merrimon, E?p. one of the
leading young lawyers of the Sum- j
ter bar. is visiting Mr. and Mrs. A.
S. Tompkins.
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Burnett of
Greenwood are here visiting Mr>.
Burnett's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J.
N. Schenk.
Mrs. Agatha WoodsT, Miss Jo
sephine Woodson, Mi.-s Hortense
Woodsop have ?jone to Saluda to
attend a re union of the Griffith
Miss Mabel Prescott who is a
student nurse at "he City Hospital
ol Augusta is spending her vaca
tion of two weeks here with her par- '
en ts. Mr. and Mrs. L. ii. Prescott.
Try the new "Velvet" Flour
made by th- Fanners" and milling
company of Colorada and sold in
Eduetioid by
J "r Vav
Prof. F. Long has as Lis
.guests lil- nieces, Miss l{ is?. Sp. u
man oj Dallas, IV.wis, Miss . Sarah
Spearman of Amleison anil Miss
Marguerite Spearman <d N?wi?er.ry. !
Judging from .....?..r's ihatarej
coining in from dit?**rem sections!
of the county the poa cr p is ;
usually fin-;. A larsrer .( ;..:). ity "?'
bay than usual will |?? herves??d i';
a few weeks,
The editor of ii: . A lverti<er has]
recd ve. 1 a card f rom Mr Jerome
IL Courtnay statin*: i!.:!t !:.. jv very
much pleased with his work. Ir will
be remembered thai rewntiy he ac
cepted a Sfoverrimenr, position in
Miss Norn Lont; of Newberry is
visiting her brothers, Messrs. '4. F.
and C A Long. She will soon go
to Dal his, Texas, find later to L<<s!
Angeles, Cal., to vi-it another I
brother. She will remain in Ca li for- :
nia II ti ti I riexl spring and attend iheL
Pan-American, exposition before re-*
tun inji.
. ? i -
buncombe is very proud ol an ;
other, voter.that b.i corno among us-?
in the person of David L'ifirroncj
Tompkins, th" lillie sou of Mr; and j
Mrs. James il Tompkins. Knowing j
his antecedents as wc du, we are 1
confident that ho will vole right
next Tue.-day. That's the reason we <
are proud of him.
Mrs. \V. H. Dorn and three of
her little children are spending this
week with Mr. and Mi>. Motte
Payne near Ninety Six. Mr. Dorn
took them up in a c?r Sunday morn
ing, returning Sunday afternoon.
The tower of th" new Baptist
church ha* a 1200-eandle power elec
tric light placed on its pinnacle
which will probably be lighted when
the night services are to be held.
This strong li?ht will send its rays
far into the distance and noiselessly
announce the services.
Mr. W. M. Harling, the capable
superintendent of the electric light
plant, says he is crowded with
work. In addition" to wiring the
new buildings that are going up, he
is still installing lights in the old
residences of the town. Some time
this week Mr. Harling will place
the new fixtures in the Baptist
Mr. Elijah Timmerman of West
minster, S. C.. is spending his vaca
tion of two weeks among relatives
and friends throughout the county.
He was a welcome visitor in Edge
Held yesterday. Mr. Timmerman
has applied himself closely and has
been steadily promoted since he en
tered the cotton mill. Ile is now su
perintendent of the spinning room
of a large mill in Westminster.
. Cain Rives.
The following announces an ap
proaching marriage in which there
is universal interest in Edgefield:
"Mr. and Mrs. W. O C->.; Sr.,
invite vou to be present al the mar
riage of their daughter, Lois, to
Mr. Edwin Samuel Rives, Wednes
day evening, the twenty-sixth of
August, nineteen hundred and four?
'teen, .it four thirty o'clock, Wedge
field Baptist church, Wedgefield,
South Carolina."
Torn Lanham Promoted
From the time he entered Y. M.
C. A. work, nearly JU years ago,
Mr. T. B. Lanham has steadily
gone upward and onward. For a
number of years he has done effect
ive work as county V. M. C. A.
secretary in Medina, Ohio, and re
cently he was elected State secreta
ry of county work of Ohio. He
will travel over the state keeping in
constant personal touch with the
local secretaries. This deserved pro
motion bears testimony to Mr. Lan
tern's efficiency as faithfulness in
working among young men. His
Edgefield friends rejoice over his
deserved promotion.
Will go to Spartanburg.
While Dr. M. D. Jeffries has not
yet formally resigned as pastor of
the Baptist church heie, it has been
announced from Spartanburg that
he has accepted the pastorate of one
of the Baptist churches of that city.
Elsewhere in this issue we repro
duce a short editorial from the
Spartanburg Journal welcoming
Dr. Jeffries as the new pastor, his
pasorate dating from the first of
October. Sickness prevented our at
tending the Baptist services Sunday
morning, but we have been inform
ed that I>r. Jeffries mide some
reference to the contemplated
chang". Dr, Jeffries1 friends will
regret to see him and bis family
?eave Edgefield.
Edgefield Meeting.
1 announce I two months ago in
one of the papers that thu mating
in the Edgefield Methodist church j
wo;d<l begin on the Hrsi Sunday in ?
September and continue till third
Sunday. This meeting is to beglo j
fin li rs i Sunday morning or nigh t. j
The hour will be annyUCcd !;:!..:.. j
Rev. T. tx. iiei'!>"i* i-- to come to
us on Wednesday, S p te m ber e. j
h?ro. Herben is :i man of cotis?Cra ;
lion rind :>?'iii' V. I.- 1 ?i- ; ?ind j
work t-i have a ?grs t' hi't?U??.
l/augi?ters American svevoiuiion.
On Monday afternoon^ Aiigu-t
17, Mrs.-N. <v. Kvans was tl,., hos j
le** for a delightful D. A. li. meet
ing. Tin* weather .v.:- pleasant and
free from the usual rain. The meet
ing u:is opened, with prayer by the
chaplain, M rs .?. L. M ?ms.
The business portion ?d' the i ro
gram w:is :. inducted hy the regent;
Mrs. A. A. Wi-dwuri. One new j
member Mrs. |{. [J. Townes of
lower Meriwether w;i< welcomed in
to t he chapter An item of thc h.s- j
lorieal program, conducted by Miss
Sarah Collett, was a recita '
lion by .Mi-s Florence Minis.
entitled "Johnny's history Icssom.'1
This I?, in' the conclusion of iii.
meeting, the..chapter was extended
; gracious invitation into 'hi dining
room, l iiere vver? .pis! enougi
guests to make the time that wi
th ere ci: joya bl u and alt rac! ive. Tw <\
dainty courses were served, with
the nm-sts comfortably seated. Mrs. I
Julia Blood of Florida was a wel
comed visitor on this occasion.
Will be Welcomed.
Spartanburg people, irrespective
of denomination,will extend a hear
ty welcome to Rev. M. D. Jeffries,
D. I).; when he comes to Spartan
burg the first of October to become
pastor of the Southside Baptist
church. Dr. Jeffries has been the
very able pastor of the First Bap
tist church at Kdgefield for a nnm
ber of years and the people of that
city are loath to give him ip. Prior
to going to Edgefield he was presi
den t of CarsoiivXewman college in
Dr. Jeffries comes to a growing
church in the Southside church. He
will have great opportunities for
doing good work. He will be wel
comed to the City of Success."
An Appeal to Fanners.
To The Edgefield Advertiser:- I
am not going to write in the inter
est of any political faction, bat I
want to write in the interest of the
farmers, as I am trying to farra.
Brother farmer, I think it is our
duty to work and vote for mento
make our laws for us who have
worked on the farm, and are inter
ested in the farmers of our state
and country. Now, if we send mer
chants to our legislative halls we
may expect laws for them; if we
send doctors- we may expect laws
for their interest. So you see broth
er farmer, if you are called lo. conrt
as witness", we get 50 cents-per day.
I guess ihn', is all right as it will
not make us want to go, hut just
see what the doctor gets as a wit
ness in court. Some may say that
a doctor needs more. Now just stop
and ask yourself this question.
What is it?worth for us to leave oar
plows idle to be a witness in court?
If we send the lawyer we may ex
pect laws to suit his needs, and the
same may be said of the banker,
for it is natural that they should
make laws for their own interest.
- So we farmers must send some one
to make laws for our interest. What
we want are laws that will be equal
to all occupations of life, and not
detrimental to any. Let us vote for
men to make laws that are farmers;
both in our state and in Washing
ton, D. C. The poor, down-trodden
farmers need not expect lo get any
relief as long as they send some
corporation lawyer or any other
man that is not interested in our
walk of life. Il is not always the
case with the man that can mike
the most flowery speech that, is the
one that will make the best laws for
our land. What we need are lunrPM.
men that will stand by the farmer
and cannot be bought by a doctor,
lawyer or any one else. You know
that we have a large majority of
men of other professions in our leg
islative halls, especially in Wash
ington. I). C. Lot me impress this
fact upon your mind to vote for a
brother farmer to represent us m
the making of laws.
S. K. Rosenswike.
Troy, S. C.
Classified Column.
EOL'ND: A pair ol' large, gold
rimmed spectacles ?ii the Blocker!
road. Apply at The Advertiser of
LOST--Near the home of Mr! I
C. A. W,d!s, a large black and tani
hound i:--!:, lie ward ii' rom med 11 * |
M W. IituTgens, Efigct??ld, S. C.
j-OH f : Rosi ienceiof keven j
rooms and. p ir.try. near i?i^it Schoci; J
Well ".i back piazza; and all n eos- j
-arv ouTlHifldingsr. Poswission given ?
. ?:. ; ?.;"!! ; Aoplv W-J- L-l
Him, . j
A RIctcrcycTe Foi Salo. \
A new !!..!? . "-.;:; Motorcycle ?..?*!
sale cheap. A pp ; '???> .> ^<.j>ii >V: j
John, ai Mrs. J. .?. (Vm*.--.
Rev. E. C. Bailey w-il preach si
frent?n this Sunday morning at
j I : I.-, and in Johnston at >::;u.
Rev. J. li. Walker will preach
next Sunday morning at ! I o'clock
in lin; Methodist chiirch, ami in Cf io I
afternoon ':t mill chapel. Come. .
Revival meeti"g is to-begin iel
Trenton M;olh??d?s| church nexll
Monday night a; S::J0 ?.'clock. A!! ?
ne ?oi'diaily invited. The mooting
.vii! p/obablv continue about two
Dr. M. D. -I- ?i r; ? -vin he back
:..>!:: a meeting at lie-! Iii:: this
*rr'i md there will lie services a'
the Baptist church in the inornme
at the High School auditorium and
at night at the Presbyterian church.
The Man Who Ev.
Practice the Plan c
Buying Direct F
Several years ago an enterprising
merchant-fanner in a small Eastern ;
Carolina town slipped away to Liver- :
pool and had a quiet conference with
the president of a large cotton man
ufacturing establishment. When the
merchant-farmer returned home he
exhibited to his fellow merchants and
farmers a contract, whereby he was
to purchase cotton on his local mar
bet, ship it to the nearest, compress
and then bill it direct to the European
manufacturer. It was the first time
In thc history of the cotton industry
that a European Manufacturer and a
local cotton buyer had been brought
together. It was the first attempt that
had ever been made to eliminate the
middle-men in the handling of the
world's greatest crop. In that contract
the European manufacturers and the
American producer had been brought
closer together than ever before in
the history of the cotton industry.
Able lawyers who passed upon the
provisions of the contract said that it
granted an equal measure of protec
tion to both buyer and poller. Finan
ciers who looked it over said it was
the beginning of a new and better
era in the handling of the cotton crop,
in that it brought the Southern cotton
field to the f.hreshhold ol' the European
spinning room. But the Fates so will
ed it that before the plan could be
put into practical operation death
stilled the. li.?nrt and hand cf this far
seeing merchant and farmer, and 'ha.'
contract which no doubt would have
meant so much to Southern cotton
planters f?came Inactive asset of
a litigated estate.
But the germ of the idea did not
die vi th this enterprising merchant
farmer: it found lodgment in thc fer
tile Itrn-ia ?f ..: you^A norton ??ianufae
trrer of the Pee Dee section. "If the
Eurcperin manufacturer sees an ad
vantage ir ^."?tinu closer ?;> thc! pro- '
durer why not get closer, to him ?ry
. . . .. . ? i . *
turer. "Way no! buy my rv v.\r$r.:
?v-t-?iM r.f ihreiich rbi- !;i">-:r. arid
. ? ? .?
... ;
: .. . :
. ' : ' . . ' i . . ? . ?
:;!:-. tv's ht-**- ry bale ?? c< ton his
. r. rm
. . . ... .. '.i y fer bin'
.. 'i. .! .?*.:..; .
native cevnry; That man w-< V*. r??.
Kanter; for y?ars president of the Dib
lom .-.-'.d M-!") !" C?itOU
and ?? p' "--"vi ? eardldatc for lieu
tennntr??vemor ot South Carolina.
Other mills over the state caught his
Idea and thal waa t:;o beginning o'
tho m?rement thal resulted ia the
oiiminatics oi .?* middleman and the j
(Political Ai
Costly Tres??ien*
? '.vn^ t!M I!>!"M with ?..?n-'i;)"?:.-;) j
and ::i<!i?..->" ?. a ami spenj hundreds
bf ' : ' ?i : ri :"S f-Sp in??;! ':?.'> ne a;-.! t r -. 11 - :
mem, v.ii'.-. ', i !":-.:-s. .?f Whit- (
low. Arie. *"] weat i-> a Si. LOOM !
h.b.spit I. al- u *.. n hos?nial in Nev
ijrleahs. !..:? u > mire wa- cn" ... <..! ;
Qu ret?K?fii.' :."! !.. I hej#n talcin* j
C-haniberlaiu's labiels and worked |
right ah?n??. I used th in for some
time am] nui now ail right. Sold b.)
all dealers.
o?ved and Put ?ntoi
rom the Planter
establishment of a closer relationship
between tiie manufacturer and tba
Mr. Hamer le a modest man and it
is extremely difficult to pet him to
i speak of any of his successes or
I achievements in life. It was with re
I luctanee that he consented to the use
of bis name in connection with this
article, but the only way the people
can judge of a man's fitness for pub
lic ofiice is by knowing what he hai
accomplished as a private citizen, and
it is nothing but fair to the people of
South Carolina and a matter of simpl?
justice to Mr. Hamer himself for
these facts to be given the widest
Mr. Hamer was born on the farra
and is the son of a farmer. He is OM
of four sons, all of whom are promi
nent farmers of the Pee Dee country.
His father before him was a succe?
ful farmer, a wealthy man for bia
day and time, and couici have reared
his sons in ease and luxury, but being
a man of sound, practical judgment
he taught his boys the art of farming
in tiie hard school of experience. Alta?
graduating from the South Carolina
College Mr. Hamer went back to the
fr.rni where he combined Hs technl*
cul knowledge with practical expert
ence. and made his lands prodtiea
abundantly. When still a young man
his extraordinary businr -' talent afr
trac ted rho attention cf men of cap*
tal and he was called Crow tl.* farm
to the management of a cotton milL So
great was his success ?.s a mill mara
that it was only a short ti nie befora
be began tl e t rection cf another mill,
a-.-: later acquired the Hamer Cotton
Mi !- all being consolidated mx?
der tl!8 name cf the Dillon ..lilis.
Mr. Hamer not ?. politicien; IM
ii .: plain, practical business man who
? ??;< public" fib a b( r-ritise he bellows
he caa be of som.- service ?"?> his fe!?
i.-;....,..." been raised an t?ss
farm ?md knowing haw tn sympathise
wi?h :?'~ tills ol i e soil, lie think*
the government si : . . : : agricole
:? as ;.;.;.:'!... .
wealth, aa
'a ?trongij!
. : trlbutioB ol
on tliosa !
an ! who vn>
. eat,"
i writing
md .'liai*
;. n.. rs t^r . - i ? . already
By mer tania o? Dillon -?ni!
BenQe'Jsviiin for his progresaive bus*
ines? methods.
Rv ': - hankers of both .Marlboro
and Dillon foi his integrity and bust*
ness a!.-!lily.
is former mill operatives foi
iii.; kindness and friendship.
By ma;.y others tor his good citisaa
Th? PHIS That Do Cure.
Managers and Clerks of the
Primary Election of the
Democratic Party For
The Year 1914, And
Polling Places For
Each Club.
Bacon-Yoting Phce, Bouk
night's store; manae-ers, H Ii Her
Ions:, E N Smith, John Berrv; clerk,.
O VV Wright.
Clark's Hill-voting place, J O'
Marshall's store; managers, J P
Nixon, L G Bell, S T Adams; clerk,
J O Marshall.
Cleveland-voting place, Antioch
?chool house: managers, J E John
son, T L Talbe rt, J W Quarles;.
-derk, C C Jone?.
Calhoun-voting place, in front
of Norris' place. Main St., manag?
ers, A M Clark, J A Lott, Hansford
Rhoden; clerk, J L Walker.
Colliers-votinsr place. Mathis'
store, managers, T M Adams, W H '
Mathis, Joe Miller; clerk, Murphev
h'dgefield No 2-voting place,.
Court House, managers, S B Mays,
Alex Ouzts, C M Thomas; clerk, H
C Watson.
Edgelield No 1- voting place, N
G Evans' office, managers, C H
Key, W S Covar, W D Allen;. .
?derk. W W Fuller.
Hiblet-voting place, White
Town school bouse, managers, .TS , ?
Mann, Joe T Freeland, C D White,
clerk, O B Miner.
Lee-voting place, H W Crouch's
Lrr??i;ery store, managers, Wm M
Wright, W M Sawyer, B C Berry;
clerk. ?' il Smith.
Long Branch-voting place, Long
Branch school house, managers G
\\ Scott. D C Darrick, L 6 Clax- - *
ton; clerk, E L Scott.
Meriwether- voting place Meri
wether Hall, managers. II F Coop
er. Walter Cheatham, II D Strom;
derk, H L Bunch.
Meeting Street-voting place, W
S Stevens' stor*; managers, J H
Coghnrn, C B Ti m merman, Sam B _
Dorn; clerk, J K Aden.
Moss-voting plac?\ Reel's store,
managers B R Thom is, lill Wil
liams, R C Griffis; clerk D D Brim
Parksville-voting place, Parks
ville school house, managers. T M
Seigier, Wallace Roberson. W P
Parks; clerk, D X Dorn.
Pleasant Lam?-voting place, FL * *
Tin.merman's store, managers, E
B Williams, Jr., J W Parkman, C
II B Williams; clerk, M B Byrd.
Plum Branch-voting place^?fc?,
Plum Branch school h(niseJLjrn?jiag-.
ors, J H Lyon, H C Sanders, J C
Seiclor; cl-ik, J L Bracknell.
Red Hil!-votinsr place, Red Hill
store, managers, J W Burnett, C F
McDaniel, R M Johnson; clerk, Ii
E Quarles.
Rehoboth-voting place, Reho
both school house, managers, R A
Wash, J P Talbert, W R Gilchrist?
clerk, P B West.
Ropers-voting place, Timmer
man Bros. stoic, managers, J B
Timmerman, B T Lanham, S W
Gardner, Jr; clerk, Robert Timmer
Shaw-voting place, J R Moss's
store, managers. B J Harrison, P .1
Coleman, W t> Marsh; clerk. J M
Long. . A
South Hiblei-voting place. ,,^m
Seiirl r's school house, managers, *J
1) liuehev, Abram G Cheltham, R F"
I? Q lyrics; clerk, R T West.
Washington-voling place, Mo?
doc school house, managers, X W
McDaniel, Winchester Roberson,
C-E Kidston; clerk, Waker Reese.
County Chairman.
August 1DU.
How the i rouble bcarts.
Constipation is the cause ci' many
ai'ments and disorders that make
life .uiserable. T: kc Chamberlain's
tablets, kee > your bowels regular
and you iv i i 1 avon! ihvse oiseuses,
for sale by all dealers.
A..-. a.'-kab?e Curs of Dysentery.
! v, as attacked wi tit dysentery
:."'?.!?: .' dy 15. and used the doctor s
?i'di.:;::e :w:d other remedies with
>).: \i Imf. only getting worse all the
Lime i was nuable to do anything
?nd tn y weight dropped from 145
:, ii .. ;?. ands. 1 suifered [or about
i.wo months when I was advised to
? Charnhi ri ni n'y colic, cholera and
diarrhoea remedy, i used two bot?
tics o' it and it gave tue permanent
?elief'" writes B W Hill of Snow
Mill N. C. For s.de by all dealers.
Go ;d Reason for his Enthusi
When a tuan has suffered for sev
.? : i lays with c<dic, diarrhoea or
.;:! ?rm of bowe! complaint, and
is iii? .. cur 1 sound and wei! hy one
i-.r P. >. du> ?s??f Chamberlain's edie.
:<'';. v.: ami diarrhoea renn dy. as is
i.!t.i;n the case, i: ;s hut i .attirai that
ho should be enthusiastic in Ids
praise of the remedy..and especially
is this the case of a severe attack
when life is threatene:!. Try it. when
in need of such a remedy. Il never
fails. Sold by all dealers.

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