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j OF THE COUNTY
For sometime the editor of The
Advertiser has been endeavoring to
compile a complete schedule of all of
the religious services held in all the
churches of the county, but we have
not yet been able to complete the list
The following are the appointments
which have been sent in to us, and ad
ditions will be made until the list is
REV. 6. W. BUSSEY, Baptist.
RED OAK GROVE: First Sunday
morning at ll o'clock, and Saturday
DR. W. S. DORSETT, Baptist.
JOHNSTON. Evsry Sunday morn
ing at ll a. m. and every Sunday night
at 7.30 except 5th Sundays.
REV. P. E. MONROE, Lutheran
ST. JOHN'S. Johnston. Preach
ing 2nd Sunday 11.15 a. m. 4th Sunday
7.30 p. m., 1st 7.30 p. m.
MT. CALVARY. Preaching 1st and
3rd Sundays 11.15 a. m.
GOOD HOPE. Preaching 2nd Sun
day 3.30 p. m., 4th 11.15 a. m.
REV. FOSTER SPEAR, Methodist.
McKENDREE. Third Sunday morn
ing ll a. m., 1st Sunday afternoon at
. 4 o'clock.
REV. H. E. BECKHAM, Methodist.
JOHNSTON: First and fourth Sun
da^ mornings ct ll a. m, Second and
third Sui .day night at 7.30.
HARMONY: Third Sunday morn
ing at ll a. m. Sunday af teruoon 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.
PHILIPPI: Second and fourth Sun
day mornings at ll o'clock.
REV. J. R. WALKER, Methodist.
EDGEFIELD: Preaching every Sun
day morning at 11:30, and every Sun
day night at 8:00, except third Sunday
morning and first Sunday night. Prayer
meeting every Wednesday afternoon at
TRENTON: Third Sunday morning
at 11:30 and first Sunday afternoon at
MILL CHAPEL: First Sunday night
REV. R. G. SHANN0NH0USE, 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
8:00, 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
at ll o'clock.
PLUM BRANCH: Second and third
Sunday at ll o'clock.
PARKSVILLE: Second and third
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
DOTHAN: Fourth Sunday at ll
MERIWETHER: 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 at
ll o'clock. Third 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.
Drs. J. S. & F. P, BYRD,
Den ;al Surgeons
Edgef ?did and Trenton
Edgefield Office over Postoffice
Office 'Phone 3 Residence 17-R
AH. CORLEY, Surgeon
. Dentist. Appointments
at Trenton on Wednesdays.
Crown and Bridge work a
James A. Dobey,
SIB. John s ton, S. C - ,
Office Over Farmers' B* "k.
John Lake Writes From Chi
[The following letter has
been received by the editor of '
Advertiser, and was so much pri
by him that he passes it on to <
My Dear Old Friend Jule:
If you were ten or eleven tl
sand miles from home, on a ra
day, when the day's work '
about done, you'd like to have w
I have just been enjoying-a ba
of papers from the dear old ho
of your boyhood. That was thoug
ful of you, old college-mate, an
am not waiting until the next ste.;
er to write and thank vou for
The three numbers of The Adve
ser, why, man, they sent a flood
Edgefield reminiscences and Pie
ant Lane reminiscences, and cita'
reminiscences, floating through ;
brain, and I am the younger for
lean tell you. I have enjoyed re
ing them out to her who has
successfully and so wonderfu
kept the blues away, and I am lo<
ing forward to the time when s
and I shall see you and all 1
friends and loved ones face
You know, my furlough was d
last year, but as the work is
pressing, and as our mission
needs reinforcements, we decid
not to go till this year. But wh
the Board at Richmond wrote to
that we might leave China tl
month, we were joyously getti;
our plans matured for the lo
looked for trip, when the politic
troubles, including the Revolutio
began to look so grave, that
leave the Chinese Christians, ai
the Chinese churches, some that i
had planted when things were
such an unsettled state, was mo
than we could do. We have wr
ten that we can't make up our min
to leave China yet. If what t
day's paper says is true, and tl
Emperor has at last abdicate?
maybe the revolution will soon 1
over, but while it lasts we can n<
leave. Then, during the past fe
months, our mission has lost two (
its members by death, and nine ai
now in the homeland taking the:
much needed furloughs, includin
our good brother Snuggs; aud D
Simmons, the next to the olde!
member of the mission lies critica
ly ill. I have helped to nurse hil
for several weeks. At a time lik
this, when the doors are wide ope
for the reception of the gospel, ou
Board ought to be able to at leas
?ouble the number of men on th
Geld-maybe the people will see t
it that they are enabled to do this
They would if they could see thing
as I see them. We had over 60i
baptisms in the churches connectei
with our South China Mission ii
the year just closed, 99 of them ii
the part of the field I personall:
look after, besides 21 in Mrs
Lake's Boarding School.
In many respects we could hav<
left our .work for a year'6 furlougl
better now than later on ; but foi
the revolution we'd go yet. M3
wife and I are able just now to d<
very little more than attend to om
literary work, as itinerating is ou
o? the quotion for the present
She has gotten up the little stories
ind 1 have furnished the notes or
the International Sunday School
lessons, and we have edited oui
sunday School weekly paper, on tc
January 1913, a year ahead. Then
L have gotten from the press two
little Chinese volumes that I have
recently translated into Chinese.
We are keeping over forty preach
ers, teachers, Bible women, col por
ters and writers at work, and even
in these troublous times there are
salis for more workers than we can
supply and equip financially. I
30uld use ?10,000, if I had it, in
building much needed chapels in
my field this year. I could use
^1,000 in putting new colportera at
ivork, and supplying them with
jhrifctian literature this year. I
? u'd furnish the copy in Ch?nete
"ot books and tracts that would go
nto the homes of millions of people
?rho are eager for the gospel if I
lad the means. Can you wonder,
.hen, that I would rather stay and
ivork on than to spend the Board's
noney in coming home on fur
.ough? No, I believe if you were
1?re now and saw the opportunities
"or work as I see them, opportuni
t?s the like of which the world has
lever seen, you would stay on
Of course in this climate a fellow
jan never boast of tomorrow. We
nay have to go home at any time,
ont we hope not to go for at least
mother year yet.
So we will let the home papers
md the home letters take the place
jf a vacation, and oh it does our
hearts a lot of good to get them.
I am preaching or teaching Bible
2lasses all in Chinese every week,
conferring with workers in it al
most all the time-the 1 est of the
time, well nigh, is spent in getting
ap copy in these curious hiero
glyphics-so that a good old Edge
Seld paper in English looks good
When you and I were at the Cit
idel, we thought French anf> Ger
man were tough. When I got to
the Seminary the Greek and He
brew looked worse-but, Jule, all
these and the Latin and the trigo
nometry and the calculus and the
rest looked like child's play in com
parison to this, and yet I ara well
The good Lord can use a mighty
poor instrument to do hard things,
and the best part of it is he can al
ways supply the deficiency.
How I would like to sit down
here with you and Mrs. Mims in
our home and talk over old times.
It would be lots better than writing
this long rambling letter, better for
you, I know.
Maybe we shall see you next
year. In the meantime, write to a
fellow when you have time.
The Edgefield folks, God bless
Easter is now ver
a doubt we have
approvrl a display (
dise in silks and a
ysertions, big lot la
tlie very latest sty]
Spring footwear, al
The Store T
Patapsco, Mastodon, ac
IZEKS of the
have an established posil
any other goods on the m;
ience and careful study
back up every bag of thesi
suranc? as this can be fun
why experiment with the 1
For prices, term
Lut ai long as the building, and never need i
occasional coat of paint. Just the thing (or ;
Handsome-Inexpensive. Can be laid right
Perfection in Carriages
has been nearest reached in thost
we offer for your inspection. The
more closely you examine them the
more apparent their good points.
But you'll not fully appreciate them
until you own one and iee how
beautifully it stands hard service.
That ii where they excel all others.
them, if they knew how many of
them are remembered in prayer
from far away China, many of
them, every day for years and
and years! Remember me in your
prayers, but I am sure you do.
Your Old Friend,
World Famous Beds
Begin now to set hens. You will
not be troubled with mites or chick
en lice. Eggs $1.5? per 15. No
more stock for sale this season.
J. H. P. Roper
Edgefield, S. C. R. F. D. 1
y near and without
collected for your
)f Spring merchan
L11 kinds of dress
?s and insertions,
i?S, bands and in
dies shirt waists in
es. A full line of
so men's and boys'
id other famous FERTIL
ion which is uuequaled by
irket. 38 years of exper
of the fertilizer question
e goods. No such reas
lished by others. Then
s, eto., call on
SLD, S. C.
designed the smart carriage harness
you see so plentifully here. They I
knew what would look best and
what would be as comfortable as it
is good looking. The manufactur
ers completed the work by using
only the best materials and employ
ing only the most skilful help. See
the harness and judge.
You'll be Proud of the
baked from a sack of Town Talk
flour. You'll have a right to be.
For Town Talk flour makes the
lightest, crustiest, most delicions
bread you ever tasted. Good house
keepers will have no other. Follow
their example to the extent of try
ing a sack. You'll not regret it.
With Every Rug "We Show
your admiration will increase. Such
a variety of attractive floor cover
ings must appeal to your love of
the beautiful and artistic. Our ex
hibit includes all weaves, all sizes
at almost every range of price. If
you have decided to purchase a rug,
you'll not do yourself justice unless
you see our display.
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.
THE ONLY THING
DOLLARS GROW WHEN PLACED IN OUR RMS
Cwricht 1909, bj C. E. Zimmerman Co.--.Vo. 1
THERE is only one thing
Father Time adds to
-that's money in the bank. He tears
down most everything else, but Keeps building
up money. Be prepared so that he may add to
Bank of Edgefield
f\C?* J- c- Sheppard, Pres. E. J. Mims, Cashier
VJTTICGYS w. W. Adams, Vice Pres. J. H. Allen, Ast Cashier
r\ . ? J. C. Sheppard, W. W. Adams, J. H. Bouknight,Thoa.
UlTBCtOTS H. Rainsford, J. M. Cobb, B. E. Nicholson, A. S.
Tompkins, C. C. Fuller, W. E. Prescott.
Ready for Delivery
We have in our warehouse ready for delivery
all the popular brands of commercial fertil
izers from reliable manufacturers . 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.J
May & Prescott