J. L. MIMS.Editor.
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Wednesday, March 31.
With the ex-Kaiser, the path of
glory led to the wood saw.
* * * *
The political campaign has opened
in Greenwood by the announcement
of a candidate for auditor.
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The press and pulpit are crying
aloud against the late fashions but
that doesn't make the nifty skirts
* * * *
Something may have to be left
out of the family supply bill but it
is safe to say that it will not be the
* * * *
We wonder how many people ever
expected to see cotton sell for $1 per
pound? It is true that it is long sta
ple cotton which brings that price,
but it is cotton.
* * * *
Some Greenwood people are no
longer satisfied with the kind of
bornes "Paw" and "Maw" lived in
and are building residences that cost
thirty thousand and upwards. Well,
that's a pardonable ambition.
* * * *
One of the old poets admonished
his readers to "hitch their wagons to
a star." The grocery wagons are
about the only kind now that are
hitched to the stars and the "long
green" can scarcely reach them.
* * * *
. Speaking of "figure heads," what
ever they are, King George of Eng
land stands at the head of the list.
About all one ever hears of him do
ing is going driving in the royal car
riage, possibly royal limousine now.
? * i> .
Not being satisfied with Ger
many's failure to experience real war
on her own soil, Mars put it into the
hearts of the German people to wage
war among themselves.' Real peace in
Germany is about as far off as Tip
perary used to be.
* * * *
Have a thought for the dumb
brutes. The lateness of farm work
will doubtless cause many farmers to
rush their stock too much. Having
been idle in the stables practically
since fall, draft stock can not at first
stand heavy work as well as they can
later. Shield them all you can.
* * * *
Somehow President Wilson is look
efl upon in many quarters as being
hard-headed, and if he fails to heed
the advice of his friends to keep out
of the presidential race this summer,
he will prove himself to be very, very
* * * *
"Reduce Cotton Acreage.
The farmer who stoutly refuses to
believe the boll weevil to be a real,
live, hurtful enemy and goes on
straitway preparing for the usual, or
perchance increased, cotton acreage,
will sooner or later find himself again
in the unfortunate plight of 1914. If
so, he has no one to blame but him
self. He is going headlong into trou
ble fully informed of the danger. The
beavy blow of 1914 came as a bolt
pi thunder from a cloudless sky. No
?varning was given farmers to pre
pare for the worst. They planted
their usual acreage in cotton in the
.spring of 1914, entertaining the hope
that the price in the fall would be
around 12 cents. After Germany
stabbed the world in the back, the
blow being felt around the world,
and nowhere with greater force and
.with more direful consequences than
right here in the cotton belt of the
South, the price dropped to five cents
.with no market even at so low a
price. Guard against a repetition of
the 1914 disaster. Reduce the cotton
acreage and correspondingly increase
the acreage of food crops. ,
Be Careful With Fire.
To urge the people in Edgefield to
be careful with fire after the recent
conflagration is about like urging a
man to lock the stable door after his
horse has been stolen. Well, maybe
so, but The Advertiser can not re
frain from reminding them that
there if greater danger from fire at
this season than at any* other. The
high winds which generally prevail
at this season not infrequently fan
an erstwhile dying ember or spark
into a flame. Then too, there is more
dry or combustible matter lying
around at this season than any other.
Leaves are frequently allowed to ac
cumulate on roofs of houses and are
ignited by sparks.
Then there is the seemingly harm
less family ash-box which is a very
prolific source of fire. Ashes are tak
en from the stove or fire-place in
wooden or pasteboard boxes and then
placed carelessly about the premises,
instead of being carried out and emp
tied upon the ground. Taking it all
in all, this is the season of most fre
quent fires. Be careful with fire
about your home. It is too late after
your property is in ashes.
From the Cr<
to the Grave
Carriage for baby.
Victrola to take the
Violins and guitars
Art squares and rug
the ,carpet with.
And if these don't p
We have a full lin?
send yourself^wbere yt
P. S.-We also sup
y Edge fie
Oar loss is your gain. We i
of Marathon and Porter tires a
cent advance of 25 to 30 per
quality goods and, not to be co
ete., offered at a cut price.
This is your opportunity to e
in immediate need or not. Ac
will move the stock quickly.
30x3 1-2 Clincher...
32x3 1-2 Straight Side.
32x4 Straight Side.
34x4 Straight Side.
34x4 1-2 Straight Side.
35x5 Straight Side.
36x4 1-2 Straight Side.
HEAVY FIRST I
MAIL ORDER :
To out-of-town friends we wi
C. O. D. Ten per cent deposil
Cor. Cummings and Fenwick
Capital and Surplus Prof
Total Resources Over -
SAFETY AND SER1
OFFER TO '
Open your account with us
savings in one of our Intel
Lock boxes for rent in wi
All basiness matters referred
handled. We Solicit Your Bi
Resolutions on Death of Mr.
Whereas, it has pleased Almighty
God in His wise providence to remove
from our midst our beloved brother
and friend, Henry Johnson, there
fore, be it Resolved;
First, That he was a devoted hus
band and father, a faithful member
of Mt. Calvary Evangelical Lutheran
Church and a member of the Luther
Second, That his untimely death
brings sadness and . grief into "the
hearts of his many friends and a dis
tinct loss to the community in which
he resided and to the church to which
ne was a member.
Third, that a copy of these resolu
tions be spread upon the minute book
of the Lutheran brotherhood, and a
copy be given to the family and one
copy be published in some paper.
SUIT THEM ALL
place of mama's roll
bed for hard-working
for sister's serenade,
s to finally put her on
i of guns and rifles to
DU can get pleased.
?ply the coffins.
ld, S. C.
ire dosing ont onr entire stock
nd tubes at cost, to us before re
cent. These are standard first
ra pared with seconds, blemishes,
lupply yourself whether you are
t now, as prices we quote below
R AND PORTER
i ANT & RUNNER NON SKID
? ET CASH
ll ship by express or parcel post
I with order.
ROTHERS & CO.
; Sts. AUGUSTA, GA.
IELD, S. C.*
its . . - $135,000.00
- - - - $800,000.00
VICE IS WHAT WE
for the year 1P20. Invest your
rest Bearing ertificates of
lich to keep your valuable pa
[ to us pleasantly and carefully
to let you know that it is time to get that Easter dress.
We have them in taffetas, satins, crepes and voiles in
printed and solid colors. Then we are prepared to fill
your wants in hats, coat suits, cloaks, skirts, house dresses
and muslin underwear.
Come in and see our Easter Specials
We have just received a big shipment of ladies' silk
hose. These hose are all pure silk and three quarter silk,
and as some of these hose are mill runs it will pay you to
look them over at the prices that we are putting them out
for until Easter only.
Now is the time to get your
$2.50 hose at ?2.00 $2.70 hose at $2.40
$3.30 hose at $3.00
This $3.30 hose at $3.00 ia easily a $5.00 hose, bat being mill
run hose we can offer it to you for $3.00. A close inspection
will convince you that they are great values.
, $5.58 all pure silk hose at $5.00
The above hose are all in* stock m brown, black and white.
A full line of Chipman knit hose, a fine, serviceable hose, at
$2.83 and $3.38. Tax included in all of above hose.
OXFORDS, PUMPS AND SANDALS
About seventy-five pairs of these going to be sold at $1.00
per pair. Now is the time to make your dollar earn ita fall
value. All sale prices cash. Money refunded on any sale that
is not satisfactory.
We will be pfeased to be of service to you, and wish you all,
happy Easter Greetings. '
See our line of Ingersoll Guaranteed Watches.
The Corner Store
NEXT DOOR TO FARMERS BANK
. You are inviteq to THE HUB to see our com
plete line of Spring Hats, Shoes, Dry Goods
We have a big lot of Dress Voiles at very
We have just received a large shipment of
young men's suits, all sizes, which we will make
you special prices for Easter.
Call for the McCall patterns and magazines
at THE HUB, the store where your dollar buys
CALL IN AND SEE US
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