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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1912
[ LOCAL & PERSONAL j
Mr. John Fitzmaurice of Colum
bia spent Sutiday with his daughter
Mr* J. S. Byrd.
Mr. Charlie Roper went to Co
iuirbia Friday to take a course in
Macfeat's busings college.
Miss Alleen Dozier is over from
Columbia for several days with her
sister, Mrs. Herbert Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bettis of
Trenton, spent a day last week in
Miss Jessie Sawyer, of Wagener,
is visiting her suter, Mrs. N. M.
Mrs. J. F. Atkins and Miss Julia
Trezevant, the teacher of the
Ropers School were visitors in
The Womans Missionary Society
will hold their monthly meeting at
the Baptist church on Friday af
ternoon at 3 o'clock.
Dr. M. D. Jeffries will fill th*
pulpit of the Horn's Creek church
for the first time on next Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith, of
New Haven, Conn., are guests of
Mrs. D. S. Du Bose, where they will
remain for a month or more.
For Sale: Two well bred sows,
ope with seven and the other with
tight pigs. Apply to
J. T. McManus.
The subject as announced by
?Rev. J. R. Walker for next Sunday
evening's service will be "The one
and one make two committee."
Everybody is cordially invited.
For Sale: Several hundred bush
els improved Cook cotton seed
Ginned on my one gin system.
$1.00 per bushel, less for large:
quantities. Hite's Prolific cotton
seed also for sale.
J. W. R. DeLaughter,
Modoc, S. C. .
In spite of the heavy snow, the
churches on Sunday were fairly
well attended, Dr. Jeffries preach
ed on the subject, 4 Progress in the
Divine Life," postponing his du?
course, as previously announced, un
til a later date. The revival ser
vices will bet.n in the Baptist
?burch on Sunday morning next.
Mr. Reynolds, the gospel sit ;er,
who will conduct the singing in the
Revival service at the Baptist
church, will arrive to-day, and will
organize a choir tonight, holding
mu>ic practices each night this
week, preparatory to the meeting.
All who sing and are willingto assist
are cordially invited to attend.
For Sale: 100 bushels of pine
Toole cotton seed for planting.
J. L. Miras.
For Rent: The W. W. Shep
pard place in South Edgefield;
eight-room house, good garden,
barn and other necessary outbuild
ings Apply to
B. F. Glanton,
R. F. D. No. 2. Edgefield, S. C.
Closing out Bath-robts with slip
pers at ?2.95. Caps at 10c and
39c. Suspenders, some ties, muf
flers. Silk handkerchiefs and other
goods all at half price. Write F.
G. M ERTINS. Augusta, Ga.
For Sale: 200 bushels of long
?taple cotton seed, cross between
"Blue Ribbon" and "Columbia,"
both long staple. 10 bu. lots 75c.
$1 perjbushel for less.
Plum Branch, S. C.
Shirt sale 39c, 59c and 79c.
Send us your money with order.
Big value at F. G. MERTINS,
Rev. E. T. Snuggs was prevented
from meeting his engagement at
Berea and Bethany on Sunday, on
account of the heavy snow, which
made it impossible for him to reach
other places. He will visit churches
in Orangeburg and Aiken county
Several new appointments have
been added to The Advertiser's
church directory. We hope in a
short time to be able to inform the
pastors and people where all the
religious services are held eyery
It is rumored that Mr. O. B.
Anderson will be a candidate for
warden from the fifth ward.
The Advertiser sends loving greet
ings to all its readers on this festal
anniversary of Old Saint Valentine.
Our little friend Harold Norris
has joined the ranks of poultry fan
ciers, and advertises his White Ply
mouth Rocks for sale.
" Sheriff VV. G. Ouzts has been out
of hi?? office for several days, beinir
confined to.his house on account of
Mr. Jerrold La? rone of Dar
lington was in Edgefield this week,
visiting his sisters Mrs. Jas. E.
Hart, and Mrs. James Tompkins.
Miss Elizabeth Rainsford came
home from Columbia college for
Women for a few days this week
while recuperating from an attack
Miss Kate Samuel who is still in
New York, wrote a lady friend in
Edgefield a few days ago that the
blizzard was raging and the cold
was almost un bea ra ol e.
White Plymouth Rocks, won fir*
prize on pen and first on cockerel
it last fair. F.ggK $1.5J per 13.
Har >d Norris,
Edgefield, S. C.
200 Boys' Suits, 100 Overcoats,
and 500 pairs of pants, to be sold to
make room for my spring goods.
We will save you money. F. G.
MERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
500 Snits, 200 Overcoats and
500 pair of Trousers to be ck sed
out at bargain prices. See F. G.
MERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
It appears that the race for treas
urer will be four sided. Il is report
ed, that besides Mr. James T
Mims who will offer for re-election.
Messrs. S. A. Brunson, C. E
'diaries and T. P. Morgan wil
Rev. E. T. Snuggs came in from
his itinerary to spend Sunday at the
college with his children. Iii s talks
on China throughout our county
have met with favorable interest
While it will be sometime yet be
fore the campaign formally opens,
political affairs are gradually shap
ing themselves in the county. Hon.
B. E. Nicholson stated on Monday
that he had defir.itely decided to
become a candidate for the senate,
which will make the race a three
cornered one. .
The Newberry college correspon
dent to the Columbia State, con
gratulates the dewberry college
baseball team on having secured
the services of Mr. J. G. Holland
of Edgefield, as coacher for this
season's ball team.
Mr. B. B. Wilfton of Lexington
Ky., Senior member of the firm of
Wilson and Cantelou, spent Sunday
and Monday in Ec!gefield. Ile left
Tuesday morning for Kentucky to
purchase the fifth car of stock for
his firm. Mr. Wilson will return
to Edgefield early next week.
For Sale: Ten i ons of crab-gra^s
hay at ?1.00 j er hundred, or $18.< 0
per ton, in car lots.
P. Bi Day,
Trenton, S. C.
Messrs. W. W. Adams & Co.,
announce in their new advertise
ment this week that they have just
purchased 200 tons of cotton seed
med at rock bottom prices and ar*
pre ?ared to make very low figure
on this as well as other ingredients
for mixing fertilizers at home. They
also call attention to their cerealite
or top dressing.
Two of our former college boys are
very conspicuous members of the
university Gke Club in Columbia.
One isClarence Black an expert on
the violincello, ar.d the other Hoyt
Cook, the violinist both of whom
are well remembered in Edgefield,
their gifts in this direction having
distinguished them as students. A
picture of this orchestra containing
these two, appeared in a recent issue
of The State.
Rhode Island Reds.
Mr. J. H. P. Roper is now filling
orders for eggs from his famous sin
gle comb Rhode Island Reds. He
has sold entirely out of stock, but
will supply all orders for eggs.
Those who purchase eggs from Mr.
Roper i.an feel ^assured that they
have the best to be had anywhere.
Instead of dividing his attention
between several breeds for the past
five years he has concentrated his
efforts upon improving the Reds,
and now he has the satisfaction of
knowing that his chickens are be
ing prized and appreciated by per
sons residing far and near.
Well Balanced Horse Feed.
In this issue appears an advertise
ment of the Union City Grain arni
Feed Co.., calling sattention to a
feed which they make of coror oat.?
and alfalfa. This feed has proven
very popular whene\er used, an?'
can be had from any of the Edge
field merchants and all of the emu
try merchants in this county. Hav
ing heard it so highly spoken of b;
those who have used it, we fee! ri?
hesitancy in recommending it lo
those who have feed to buy.
The committee which Mayor J.
G. Edwards appointed to prosecute
the work under tbe"Rock Hill Plan'
in Edgefield county is ?composed of
active, energetic men who have left
nothing undone to make this
movement a success. leaving rais
ed sufficient funds to pay the can
vassers, the committee met in Edge
field Tuesday, and appointed a can
vasser for each township. JA4s~elT
pected that the reduction in cotton
acreage in this state will be at least
25 per cent.
As I have seen so many interest
ing letters from the schools, I
thought I would write one fi om
Colliers. We have been having
some beautiful sunshiny weather
but it was broken by a heavy snow
storm|yesterday. It was much larg
er than the last one we had.
We had an oyster supper at the
school building last Friday night to
improve the school furn i titre. There
was a real large crowd. One of the
rooms was curtained off for the din
ing roora and kitchen and the other
roora ior the guests. Misses Ellie
Mae Miller and Eva Adams served
punch having a very attractive stand
in one part of the room. It was
beautifully managed by our teachers
Misses Pearl Youman and Lura
Mims. We made up $31.
Miss Lucy Talbert has returned
from a week's stay with her uncle,
Mr. D. E. Lanham.
Mrs. W. G. Wells and Miss Ruth
Miller spent Friday of last week
with their sister, Mrs. Lena Gil
christ, of the Rehoboth section.
Miss Nellie Holmes from East
Colliers spent Friday with Miss
Aminee Cartledge so as to attend j
the oyster supper
Rev. Mr. Snuggs, a missionary
from China preached at Republican
church last Sunday. His sermon
vas enjoyed by all
Miss Lura Mims, our assistant
reacher is spending the latter part
f the week with her parents at
Edgefield. I think there must be
mme one up there she especially
The ladies missionary union met
vesterdav afternoon at the home of
\lrs. CT. Mathis.
A School Girl;
The invention that made
the second and third
verses possible, on one
Edison Phonographs and
K. ecords so>d
S. H. MANGET,
TRENTON, S. C.
Terms to suit. Free Demonstra
tion any time. Correspondence
James A. Dobey,
Johnston, S. C
Office Over Farmers' Bask.
! CHURCH DIRECTORY
OF THE COUNTY
For sometime the editor of The
Advertiser has been endeavoring to
compile a complete schedule of all o?
thc religious services held in all the
church* s of the county, but we hfeve
not yet been able to complete the list,
i'he following are the appointments
whico have been sent in to us, and ad
ditions will be made until the list is
KEV. H. E. BECKHAM, 2 ethodist.
JOHNSTON: First and fourth Sun
daX mornings at ll a. rn, 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.
I PHILIPPI: Second and fourth Sun
day mornings at ll o'clock.
REV. J. R. WALKER, Methodist.
EDGEFIELD: Preaching every Sun
day morning at ll :30, and every Sun
day night at 7:30, except third Sunday
morning and first Sunday night. Prayer
meeting every Wednesday afternoon at
TRENTON: Third Sunday morning
atildo and first Sunday af ternoon at
MILL CHAPEL: First Sundav 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
7:30, 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
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 ll
MERIWBTHER: 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
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 t t
II o'clock. Tnird Sunday afternoon
Mt. CARMEL: Second Sunday morn
REV. T. H. GARRETT, Baptist.
PARKSVILLE: First and third
Sunday mornings at 11:30 o'clock.
MODOC: Second and fourth Sun
days at 11:30 o'clock.
Go to see
Before insuring elsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
Harting & Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
For Drivers tb Remember.
Provide your horse with a large
warm blanket for such times as he
is standing still and exposed to the
"Don't ever use the whip simply
because you have it. It is a very
poor driver who makes a blow the
Give the horse an occasional full
day's rest. It will add to his value
and capacity for work.
Always be kind to your horse. It
Tennesse Horse &
The king of all feeds.
Keeps your stock up and
feed bills down. Sold by
the best merchants every
where- Manufactured by
UNION CITY GRAIN
AND FEED CO.
Ready for Delivery
We have in our warehouse ready for delivery
all the popular brands of commercial fertil
izers from reliable manufacture i. We can
alao supply the farmers with the necessary
Mixing Their. Fertilizers
Drop in and get our prices before making
your contracts for the year.
May & Prescott
The Great Demand
for Town Talk flour is keeping us
busy supplying our customers. This
is of course very gratifying to us
sort of "Reward of Merit" card
but wc would like your approval,
too. if we haven't the pleasure of
including you iii the list of Town
Talk Flour us^rs. A sample sack
will prove our claims.
When Your Furniture Comes Home
you'll like it even better than when
yon bought it here. For our fur
niture is tl kind that makes a
home; not a mere place to stop in.
See our china closets and chairs.
It you can resist owning some of
them you certainly must be strong
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.
Wood and Coal.
I have opened a wood yard and am prepared to
deliver wood any size or length anywhere in town
at reasonable prices. Can also fill orders for
Will move ray saw cut wood where lots of four
or more cords are offered at one place.
I also run a public dray. Ring me up. My
phone is No. 32.
J. R. TOMPKINS