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J. L. MJMS,_Editor. . Published every Wednesday in The Advertiser Building at $2.00 per year in advance. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Edgefield S. C. *No cummunications will be pub lished unless accompanied by the writer's name. Card of Thanks, Obituaries, Res olutions and Political Notices pub lished at advertising rates. Wednesday, June 28. The slogan should be not less tax es but more for our taxes. . ? ? a Almost every state candidate seems -to have adopted the policy of hoeing lis own row. A mighty good one too. . * . . The two women who are competi tors for the same state office are set ting men a good example. Theirs is a .campaign of education rather than | degradation. ? m * m Scarcely a day passes that a terri lle tragedy does not occur at some railroad crossing and nine times out of ten the man at the auto wheel is more to be blamed than the man at the locomotive's throttle. The auto ist who stops, looks and listens is nev er hurt. * * * * Undisturbed by the forward march of the boll weevil, North Carolinians are buying defunct ginneries in Geor gia just as South Carolinians did sev eral years ago. How strange it is that people will not believe what is said about the devastation of the weevil until they actually feel its sting. Governor's Good Example. Unless he breaks his record of the past month, Governor Harvey will go down in history as South Carolina's non or anti-pardoning governor. He has been, chief executive now more than a month and has turned down every application for a pardon. Of course a govenor may err through a "persistent refusal to grant pardons but South Carolina has never yet had such a governor. In this day when the shedding of human blood is taken so lightly, is it not better for a governor __to err on that extreme than by grant ing pardons too indiscriminately? Thus far Governor Harvey is setting his successor in office a good ex ample. * * * * Indirect Taxes Not Burdensome. In a few years the expense of op erating the state government in South Carolina will doubtless be raised altogether through indirect taxation, as is now done in North Carolina and some other states, leav ing the real estate and other visible property to be taxed by a direct levy for county and local purposes. The last general assembly took the initial step in that direction by reducing the state levy five mills and placing a tax upon luxuries, gasoline and oth er things. An indirect tax such as is paid on luxuries and gasoline is not as bur densome to the people as a direct levy, the payment of a luxury tax being optional with the consumer. If none of the articles that are taxed -are used, then no tax has to be paid. ' While some consumers may pay more - through a system of indirect than di rect taxation, yet they do not find it -as burdensome. The tax is paid in .small amounts and furthermore its ;payment may be left off altogether Although operators of motor driv en vehicles now pay a tax of two cents per gallon on gasoline, the high way commission has given out the statement showing that up to this time in 1922 more motor driven ve licles have secured licenses in South .Carolina than for the same period last year, when a tax of two cents per gallon had not been levied upon gas oline. This tax which in the aggregate mounts up into the hundreds of thou sands of dollars seems to have had no effect in decreasing the operation of motor driven vehicles in the state. Home and Farm Demonstration Work. It matters not how much the home and farm demonstration work may be adversely criticised, through igno rance on the part of some, through prejudice on the part of others and as an act of demagoguery on the part of still others, there is a great need for it in South Carolina, especially in this crisis. All of the counties ex cept three, Edgefield being one of the three, have the advantages of this work. - The tillers of the soil in the*boll weevil stricken section are broken in spirit. They know not which way to turn for relief and need some one to inspire and encourage them to make a new start. Who is to do this? What individual can or will help them to undertake new things? No one will volunteer for this service. Not only do they need advice and instruction in diversifying but es pecially in providing a market do they need outside arid expert assist ance, which the farm demonstration agent is prepared to give. This ser vice is rendered too at only half cost to the county and stat?. The federal government foots the other half of the bill. Things have come to a pretty pass in South Carolina when a candidate for governor will seize upon the ig norance and prejudice concerning the work of these government agents to promote his political intersts. That is what Mr. Blease did here Friday. He should rather have sounded a note of encouragement to the tillers of the soil and advised them to take advan tage of every proffered aid by the e-overnment in this crisis,- instead of ridiculing it. South Carolina needs a forward looking man, a man of broad vision, to lead her people in these days of great stress and strain, rath er than one who will seize upon igno rance and prejudice in order to pro mote his political interests. The old Palmetto State will never move for ward with such leadreship at the helm of the Ship of State. Miss Murphy at Work. Miss Murphey, the tubercular specialist, who is to have charge of the clinic in Edgefield on Friday, July 7, is here and is making the Dixie Highway Hotel her headquarters. In fact, she is already at work and will be in the county two weeks. Our peo ple are earnestly requested to give Miss Murphey their full co-operation in order that her time and efforts here may count for the most. .We are indeed fortunate in having so skilled, so willing and so energetic a special ist assigned for this work in Edge field. Many of our people do not ap preciate what a wonderful opportu nity for bringing relief to scores of people is at our very door. Miss Mur phey is also rendering splendid ser vice in Johnston and Trenton. If any me has a Ford car that can be spar ed for Miss Murphey to use in her work here for a few days, it will be greatly appreciated by her. Opportunity to Enter Clemson. The attention of young men inter ?sted in a technical education is di rected to the Clemson scholarship an nouncement appearing elsewhere in this issue. Edgefield County is entitled to 3 four-year scholarships and 1 one-year scholarship. Last year there were no poung men from this county at Clemson on scholarships. For the session of 1922-1923 there ire 3 four-year scholarships and 1 jne-year agricultural course scholar ships vacant in this county. A college education, viewed mere y as an investment of time and of money, is equal to an estate worth thousands of dollars. Viewed, how ever from its highest sense such an education prepares a young man for greatest service to his country and places him in a position to enjoy some )f the good things of life. Education its one for a life whose possibilities ire limited only by his capacity and lis character. A Very Sad Death. Our entire community was sadden :d by the death of Little Ruby Hud ;on Monday morning at four o'clock, she was three years of age at the ime of her death. All that kind hands ind medical aid could do, was done or her, but God had need for this >recious flower in His great garden tbove. She was the pride of her fond pa ints, Mr. John Hudson, Jr., and Mrs. ^anie Burnett Hudson. They are left vith sore hearts and a vacant chair. Jut Thy will, oh, Lord, not ours! Little Ruby was laid to rest Mon lay afternoon at 4o'clock at the Red lill cemetery beneath a mound of .eautiful flowers. Ve shall miss you, little Ruby, ^or you were one of the best; Jut sleep on, little darling, ind take thy rest, iod called thee home, Ie thought it best. RUBY WOOD. Painting and Stenciling. Place cards, tally cards and invi ations made of good quality of pa ter and decorated with simple or ?lab?rate designs. Luncheon sets tenciled in oils on be3t quality of anitas. All orders will be promptly iliad and appreciated. Write me for urther information. SUSAN ADAMS, Edgefield, S. C. CAMPAIGN MEETING. (Continued from first page.) taxes'. Mr. Blease said he told the people in 1914 that if they elected certain men to office they would bankrupt the state. He stated that so many commis sions have been formed that we al most have a commission form of gov ernment. He said the tax commission which is spending about $80,000 of the people's money annually is per forming duties placed upon the comp troller general by the constitution. Mr. Blease paid a tribute to Edge field's delegation to the constitution al convention in 1895, declaring it to have been by great odds the ablest delegation of the entire body. He fa vors abolishing the board of chari ties and corrections and opposed the appointment of farm and home dem onstration agentr, ridiculing the idea of sending experts to teach farmers how to plow and farmers' wives how to cook and can tomatoes. Mr. Blease favors supporting the public schools but criticized some of the appropriations made for the col leges. He stated that when he was governor he addressed a special mes sage to the general assembly urging that a special levy of one mill on all property in South Carolina be made for the support of weak schools with short terms. He favors providing a pension for Confederate veterans but declared that first of all the pension roll should be purged of the names of unworthy men who never saw service in the Confederate army. Mr. Blease stated in conclusion that he will not inject personalities into the campaign unless forced to do so, and if elected will fight for a re duction nf taxes and the expense of the state government. At the conclu sion of his speech he was presented with a large basket of flowers by the little daughter of Mayor J. G. Ed wards of Edgefield. Mr. John T. Duncan. Mr. Duncan, a candidate for gov ernor, said he has his competitors standing with their backs to the wall. "The system," whatever that is, is supporting two candidates in this campaign. Mr. Duncan made a direct attack upon Mr. Blease and in re ferring to his law enforcement pledge, Mr. Duncan said satan smiled when Mr. Blease said he would en force the prohibition law. He stated that the Republican party pays $50, 000 a year to a traitor in the ranks of the Democratic party of South Caro lina. He charged Mr. Laney with fail ure to perf orm his duty as a member of the canal comission. Mr. McLeod was referred to as the best orator of the campaign but he never said any thing. Mr. Duncan said whenever a man reaches the zenith of his power, ?then falls down and out, he can never come back, declaring Tom Watson to be the only exception. Mr. Duncan's gibes and sallies provided a sort of oasis in the desert-like campaign meeting. Mr. George K. Laney. The last candidate to speak for the office of governor was Mr. George K. Laney of Chesterfield who was grate ful for the privilege of standing up on the historic ground where white supremcay was established in South Carolina in 1876. Men who fought in the sixties returned home and re moved this stigma from the fair name of the state. Mr. Laney paid a E. Nicholson, with whom he was asso beautiful tribute to the lamented B. ciated in college and in the general assembly. Said Mr. Laney, refering to Mr. Nicholson, "His type of citi zenship is the type which sets the goal for us to strive for." In reply to Mr. Duncan's attack for failure to do his duty as a member of the canal comission, Mr. Laney ex plained in detail his connection with the canal commission and the legal status of the matter| He became a member because of being chairman of the judiciary committee of the sen ate and since becoming a member has been fighting for the state's in terest up to this time. The state has won the case in the circuit and su preme courts of South Carolina and it is now in the supreme court of the United States, and he expressed the belief that the state would win there. Mr. Laney referred to the great val ue of the canal which would be de veloped by the state with profit or it could be sold at an enormous price. Even now before the decision has been rendered by the supreme court there are individuals ready to pur chase the property. Mr, Laney said he has for 20 years been standing for an economical ad ministration of the government. In this time of unusual depression we have to curtail expenses in our private affairs and he believes the same principle should be applied to public affairs. He advocates tho co ordinating of the various depart ments so there will not be- overlap and hurt your feet otherw at a big saving to your p have to save money for th Pumps. One lot to select One lot to selecl One lot to selec One lot to sele< One lot to selecl One lot to selec NOW IS THE 1 THE Ci ping, causing increased expense. Mr. Laney said he voted against the tax commission, against the board of c charities and corrections, and against j the -budget commission and against t the immigration commission, but he j has neyer voted against building up the' common schools. He said when he was first elected to the legislature soon after leaving college his one su preme purpose was to put the oppor tunity of an education within reach of every boy and girl in South Caro lina.'Mr. Laney explained why taxes\} have increased. The student body of Winthrop college and other colleges have doubled. The appropriation for the Confederate veterans has been almost doubled. The number of in mates of the state hospital has great ly increased and more sanitary quar ters "h'ad to be .-.provided. He stands | ] unqualifiedly for law enforcement. Lieutenant Governor. There' are two candidates for the office of lieutenant governor, Mr. E. | j B. Jackson of Wagener, Aiken, coun- j ty, who graduated from the Citadel j in 1902 and is now engaged in bank ing and farming, and Mr. E. C. L. Adams of Columbia. Both of these aspirants presented their claims. ' Superintendent of Education. AIL?'lux of the candidates for state superintendent of education were, ^ present and spoke in the following 1 order, Mr. C. H. Seigler of Aiken, Hon. John E. Swearingen, of Colum- 1 bia, Mrs. E. B. Wallace of Columbia, * Mrs. Bessie Rogers Drake of Marl boro, Mr. J. H. Hope of Union and Mr. O. D. Seay of Columbia. Those 1 receiving closest attention were Mr. * Swearingen, who was amonng home * folk and who is always warmly greet ed hvEdgefield, Mrs. Wallace and Mrs. Drake, all three of whom made j r highly creditable speeches. After ? r hearing the two intelligent and cul- j r tured women, who entered the cam-' s paign with high and unselfish motive, ! I the men who were present went j f away with a higher regard and a ' i deeper respect for womanhood, es- J ? pecially womanhood in public life. 1 Mr. F. Hagood Gooding of Hamp ton, candidate for comptroller gener-1 s al, addressed the people. He was fol- JI lowed by Mr. George W. Weightman j t and Mr. B. Harris, candidates for. ( commissioner of agriculture. Mr. D. M. Winter, candidate for attorney general, was present and spoke. Mr. H. E. Craig and Mr. Thomas B. Mar shall presented their claim for the office of adjutant and inspector gen eral. Notice to Pastors. . All pastors of the respective churches throughout our county are hereby respectfully requested to write me at once, or as soon as pos cible, the dates of their anticipated protracted meetings to be held in the various churches, as we wish to so arrange our county camp?ign meet ings as not to conflict therewith. J. H. CANTELOU, County Chairman. June 19, 1922. I am now prepared to sell ice in any quantity. Will deliver anywhere in town. J. P. NIXON. McMurrain's old stand near depot. Buy a FORD and bank the difference.-Adv. Its alluring fragrance TT A VT tempts a trial Y A J3I T ise by wearing old shoes when ocket book. The pocket boc ese days, so look over these t ; from at the pair . ; from at the pair - t from at per pair it from at perpair ; from at per pair _ t from at perpair IME TO SAVE YOU MOI> FEET BY WALKING TO DUINER ? A Memory. In sad but loving remembrance ?f our dear and devoted daughter, jillie Ransom Ouzts, who departed his life June 21, 1918. rour years ago today, dear Lillie, It pains our hearts to say, ["he one we loved so dearly From earth was .called away. Mother's and Father's hearts are breaking By inches day by day, Vhen we sit in sadness thinking of How our precious girl was taken away. Tis sweet to know we will meet again When parting is no more; Ind that the one we love dearly Has only gone before. But God alone can comfort us, The hearts that mourn thee here ^.nd only consolation To try to meet you there. . Days of sadness still come over us, Tears of sorrow silently flow; Tond memories keep our dear one near us, Thou heaven claimed her four years ago. Devoted Mother and Father. NO REASON FOR IT. Vhen Edgefield Citizens Show a Way There can be no reason why any .eader of this who suffers the tor ures of an aching back, the annoy ince of urinary disorders, the pains ind dangers of kidney ills will fail to ?eed the words of a neighbor who las found relief. Read what an Edge ield citizen says: Mrs. R. C. Miller, Columbia St., ays: "I complained a great deal with ny back and there was a dull, steady nisery across my kidneys. My kid ?eys did not act properly and were a ?ourc? of annoyance. I started using Joan's Kidney Pills and they bene itted me from the first. Continued ise of Doan's cured me of the trouble md I have had no return. I never lesitate to recommend Doan's. Price 60c at all dealers. Don't imply ask for a kidney remedy :et Doan's Kidney Pills-the same hat Mrs. Miller had. Foster-Milburn ?o., Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y. VAN-NIL never disappoints. Taste-i-fred Sanwiches for Summer Suppers *otted meat, a can 5c. (Spread it on loaf bread) talian Pimentoes, a can 20c. ('Tween bread slices) 1RS. DUKE'S MAYONNAISE, A JAR 35c. (On buttered bread) 1RS. DUKE'S RELISH, A JAR 35c. (Makes sandwiches deluxe) 'remier salad dressing, a jar 20c. (On sliced bread with celery seed) Velsh's Grapelade, a jar 15c. (A spread that is a spread.) Sandwichingly yours, HUGGINS' STORE AT THE DEPOT TLTJT Its delicious flavour J3I JL JU gratifies desire [R TOES you can get you a pair )k is the man that you bargains in Oxfords and _75c ._ _;_$1.00 _ $1.50 _$2.50 _$3.50 _$4.50 IEY ON YOUR ?TORE Trenton News. The members of the Episcopal Sunday school gave their annual pic nic at Salter's pond Friday afternoon. Swimming was enjoyed by the young folks and afterwards a bountiful sup per was served. Miss Susie May Miller of Edgefield is visiting Mrs. Susie Miller. Miss Alice McKie of North Augus ta is the guest of Miss Julia Wise. Miss Eunice Inman of Augusta is the guest of Mis3 Zeleme Yatest Miss Nannie Walker is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dorothy Roper. Misses Helen and Eva Knight and Mrs. Hammond of Columbia were the guests of Mrs. E. F. Harrison the past week-end. Mrs. E. F. Harrison is visiting rel atives and friends in Columbia. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Courtney are visiting in Greenville. Miss Mattie Harrison has gone to Congaree where she is to be one of the bridesmaids of her friend, Msis Edmunds. Mrs. Copeland of Atlanta has been the guest of Mrs. S. H. Manget the past week. Mrs. G. P. Plyler and little son Glenn, Jr., of oClumbia have return ed home from a visit to her mother* Mrs. P. B. Thomas. ? Mrs. Joe S. Smith and Mr. T. J. Smith spent Sunday with Mrs. E. N. Smith vho is at the University Hos pital. Mrs. W. F. Roper and children of Columbia are visiting Mrs. J. D. Mathis. Miss Ela Huitt has gone to At lanta to spend the summer with rel atives. VAN-NIL never disappoints. Card of Thanks. We take this means of thanking our kind neighbors nad friends for their many kindnesses during the two weeks' illness pf our dear little dar ling Ruby. We shall always hold them in fond remembrance and will be at their service any time we are needed. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. HUDSON. CLEMSON COLLEGE Scholarship Examinations for Edgefield County. Examinations to fill 3 vacant four year scolarships and one vacant one year scholarship will be held at the County Seat on Friday, July 14th be ginning at 9 a. m. under the super vision of the County Superintendent of Education.. 1-Four-year scholarships. 'Open to students desiring to pursue Agri culture or Textile Engineering. Subjects for examination: English, including grammar, literature, com position and rhetoric; Algebra, in cluding quadratic equations; Ameri can and European History, and prac tical Agriculture. Age requirement, 16 years or over' at the time of entrance. Winners of scolarships must be prepared to meet also the require ments for admission of the Associa tion of Colleges of South Carolina. The examinations may be taken for.. entrance credits by those not apply ing for a scholarship. The value of each scholarship is $100 per session and free tuition of $40. Membership in the Reserve Of ficers' Training Corps, R. O. T. C., during the last, two years in college. 2. -One-year short course scholar ships. Open to students 18 years of age or over desiring to pursue the jne-year course in Agriculture. Com mon school education sufficient. 3. -No previous aplpication to the college necessary to stand scholar- ? ship examinations. For catalogue, application blanks, ind other information write to - . * THE REGISTRAR Clemson College, S. C.