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Residence, No. 17.
Office No. 61.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1912
LOCALS PERSONAL j
Miss Mary Fitzmaurice is visiting
her niece Mrs. J. S. Byrd.
A meeting of the Boy Scouts will
be held next Monday afternoon at
five o'clock at the office of Thur
mond & Nicholson.
Mrs. F. N. K. Bailey entertained
a congenial party of little folks at
dinner on Sunday, making their
Easter day doubly happy.
Rev. E. C. Bailey will preach
next Sunday | morning the 14th at
ll o'clock at Johnston; at Trenton
at 4 p. m., and Edgefield at 8 p. m.
Mrs. Hattie Lanham has returned
home after spending some time with
ber daughter Mrs. J. P. Nixon, at
Rev. John A. Holland accompa
nied by his nephew, Mr. John P.
Holland is in Edgetield looking af
ter business matters.
Dr. M. D. Jeffries was one of
the speakers at the state convention
of the B. Y. P. U. which met at
Latta this week.
A letter from Rehoboth was sent
in for publication, but as the name
of the writer was not attached it
could not be published.
Mrs. J. P. Brown of Spartan
burg and her little grand daughter
Margaret Louise Brown, and Mrs.
B. F. Hall of Steadman are visiting
Mrs. W. A Hart.
The morning services of all the
Edgefield churches were well at
tended, large congregations greet
ing all pastors, and pretty hats and
spring apparel was everywhere in
Dr. J. S. Byrd went over to Co
lumbia on Sunday and Mrs. Byrd
and little Fitzmaurice returned
home with him. The Buncombe
neighbors are glad to have these
good friends back again. We miss
them when they are gone.
At the close of his first term, Mr.
N. L. Broadwater, a gallant old
Confederate veteran, announces that
lie is a candidate for re-election to
the office of county commissioner.
Mr. Broadwater has been faithful,
honest and conscientious in the dis
charge of every duty, and the peo
ple will make no mistake if they re
commission him for another term.
The Mission Study class held
their weekly meeting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Minas on Fri
day evening. The program was in
teresting and helpful, and dealt
with the missions in the north and
interior China. The next class will
be entertained at the residence of
Dr. and Mrs. Jeffries.
The special sales that are con
ducted every Monday at the Corner
Store are attracting wide-spread at
tention. At the appointed hour last
Monday morning there was scarcely1
standing room in the store, all being
eager for the bargains offered. For
some time Mr. Turner has made
these special sales a feature for
By using the Campbell Varnish
Stain Graining process you can pro
duce a fine effect over any old dis
colored floor. First applj the
Ground Color, then the Surfacer,
going over it with the Graining
Roller; finish with Campbell's Var
nish Stain, Light Oak or any de
sired shade. It wears like iron. Ask
W E Lynch & Co.
Dr. J. H. Carmichael has repeat
edly proven that he is a very skilled
taxidermist. Tb* beautiful man
ner in which he has preserved and
mounted the white swan that was
recently killed in North Caroli a
by Mr. James W. Thompson has
established his reputation. The
snow-white swan measured five feet
from tip of beak to the ground. It
is now displayed in the window of
Dorn & Mirna.
Rev. E. C. Bailey and family are
comfortably fixed in the Presbyte
rian Manse, and express themselves
as pleased with Edgefield, and are
enjoying very much the physical,
intellectual and religious atmos
phere of the place. Edgefield as
sures them again of a most hearty
welcome as residents among us.
Hr. Bailey attended the Pee Dee
Presbytery which convened at Tim
monsville last week and part of this.
Otto Armfield of Jefferson, spent
Easter here with his brother, Roy.
Mr. J.F. Lamb of Augusta, spent
a few days here last week with his
A large shipment of dynamite
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Mr. B. H. Parker is now in the
employ of M?ssrs. Rives Bros. Mr.
Parker is known by the people of
Edgefield as a gifted salesman, and
they are glad to welcome him back
Mr. J. 6. Holland is spending
some time in Roanoke, Va., coach
ing a baseball team at that place.
Mr. Holland's fame has gone
abroad, and his services are in great
demand.";?.. . w
^Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman will
leave this afternoon for Columbia,
to attend the musical festival and
the unveiling of the monument to
the Women of the Confederacy.
While in the capital city she will
be the guest of Mrs. J. B. Norris.
A card received by the editor of
The Advertiser from Mr. Jesse T.
Ouzts, manager of the big store at
Ouztsville, states that he is still in
the market buying a big spring
stock, and will let the people know
of his bargains through the pages
of The Advertiser.
Among the new names in our can
didates columns this week will be
found that of Mr. Sam W. Prince
candidate for re-election to the
office of supervisor of registration.
Mr. Prince has always been at his
post doing his full duty, and pledg
es continued faithfulnecs if re-elect
The young people's missionary
society of the Methodist church
gave an Easter hunt on Saturday
afternoon, which was well attended
and they realized a neat little sum
for their treasury. There was a
prize egg for which the children
had quite a scramble. Master Mob
ley Sheppard waB the fortunate one,
and received a nice box of candy.
Candidate For Supervisor.
After serving several terms as
county commissioner, rendering all
the while satisfactory service to the
people, Mr. John O. Herin, yielding
to the solicitation of friends, has
decided to become a candidate for
the office of county supervisor. He
is a successful farmer and good
business man, residing in the east
ern section of the county near Long
Branch. Mr. Herin will make known
his views to the people as the cam
Mr. A. A. Edmunds.
Published in this issue will be
found a concise business-like state
ment from Mr. A. A. Edmunds
briefly setting forth his views as to
how the office of county supervisor
should be conducted. Mr. Edmunds
who is now a candidate for super
visor is not only well acquainted
throughout the county, having
friends in every section, but is
thoroughly familiar with the duties
of the office, having served as a
member of the board of county
commissioners several years ago.
Should he be chosen by the people,
he will use his best endeavor to give
a satisfactory administration.
Held Annual Meeting.
The stockholders of the Farmers
Bank held their annual meeting
Monday. All of the officers and di
rectors were re-elected. J. Wm.
Thurmond was elected a director to
till the place made vacant by the
death of Judge W. F. Roath. The
statement which is published in this
issue shows that the bank has had a
very successful year. From the net
earnings a ten per cent dividend was
ordered paid, $5,000 added to the
surplus fund, and the remainder,
nearly $6,000 was passed to the un
divided profits acoount. The loans
aggregate $285,142.16 and the de
posits amount to $236,189.69. The
bank does not owe a dollar for bor
rowed money. The officers are being
congratulated upon the splendid
showing that has been made at the
close of the year.
The officers are A. E. Padgett,
president; Thos. H. Rainsford,
vice president; W. H. Harling,
cashier; W. A. Byrd, assistant
I Mrs. D. V. Harris Entertains
Mr. Editor: I write you this
morning and ask that you grant
mo space in your issue of The Ad
vertiser this week to give an ac
count of Mrs. D. V. Harris' enter
tainment and Easter egg hunt to
mothers and children of this com
munity on Saturday afternoon.
Seldom does the irriter enjoy snob
unbounded hospitality as that on !
last Saturday afternoon at the beau
tiful country home of Mr. and Mrs.
D. V. Harris where all the children
and mothers had assembled at the
invitation of Mrs. Harris to partici
pate in an afternoon tea party and
egg hunt in the grand and stately
water oak grove surrounding this
Unique in every detail was this
entertainment. Mrs. Elbert Mundy
and Mrs. Wallace Holson assisted
the hostess in serving delicious
cakes and lemonade on the lawn,
while Mrs. Wm. Hart and the three
beautiful daughters of John McGee
saw that every tot found gay color
ed eggs after which Mrs. Walter
Branson and Mrs. W. R. Swearin
gen collected the eggs into a huge
basket where each child with closed
eyes reached their hands in and
lifted out eggs one by one, until
the basket was emptied.
Wishing to live to see such an
other happy afternoon soon, we
bade our hostess adieu.
Woodmen Circle Organized.
Parksville ?Lumber jCompa
ny and Other i Enterpris
es. News Items.
Miss Mary C. DeLahunty, of
Charleston, has recently organized
a Woodman Circle here with the
following officers: Mrs. Hattie Ri
dlehoover, worthy guardian; Mrs.
Maggie Robertson, worthy advisor;
Mrs. Cleveland Stone, banker; Miss
Leila Edmunds, clerk; Miss Martha
Dorn, chaplain; Mr.. Clifford Rob
ertson, attendant; Mr. R. N. Ed
munds, sentinel ; D. A. J. Bell,
physician. The organization starts
off under favorable auspices, and
We bid the ladies God speed.
Saturday last an Easter egg hunt
was much enjoyed by our young
people at the residence of Mr. E. G.
Morgan, Sr. Col. Tal bei t took a
crowd of youngsters down and they
all enjoyed it hugely.
On last Wednesday Mr. O. Shep
pard of your town was a visitor
among us. He attended our mid
week prayer meeting at night and
made a most helpful talk which
was much enjoyed.
Improvements are, still going on
in our midst. Mr.Ed Reynolds' new
blacksmith shop is nearing comple
tion, and Mr. W. M. Robertson is
putting the finishing touches on his
new residence. We now have two
excellent blacksmiths in our town
prepared to do repair work in either
wood or iron.
We have recently traveled from
Meeting Street ?to Parksville, and
find that patriotic citizens have
patched up the roads all along the
route, and ma le them passable. We
most respectfully pull our hat to
Messrs. Jessie Stone, Johnnie Stone,
Sim ?Adams, Tom Cartledge and
others for making the road passa
ble between here and Rehoboth.
Mr. Jessie Stone has a bran new
split-log-drag, different from any
thing ever invented, which id some
thing new under the sun, and de
serves a patent Gentlemen, if this
thing gets you into trouble and I
get on the jury, you may count on
my vote to clear you.
A new enterprise we understand
has been started here under the
name of the Parksville Lumber Co.,
with Mr. W. M. Robertson as
manager. They will cut lumber for
shipping purposes, and as there is
great demand for material at pres
ent, we expect them to do a flour
Mrs. Addie Bell Parks has re
turned to ber home in Augusta after
a pleasant visit among relatives in
Parksville, taking with her Miss
Martha Bell her baby sister. Little
James is growing rapidly, being on
ly six months old and weighs 23?
pounds. He is what the 'granny"
calls a bouncer, but old Anon calls
him a jumper, because he loves to
Miss Leila Edmunds and Mr.
Anon visited Mrs. J. M. Bell of
Elmwood Saturday and Sunday
whom they report sick. We hope
for her speedy recovery.
Mrs. Mamie Walker the popular
teacher at Modoc visited Parksville
Grandma Drennan and her grand
daughter, Miss Fannie Drennan,
from Verdery have been down on a
visit to Mrs. Sallie Drennan at the
home of Mr. J. H. Parks.
TheB. Y. P. U. had a good
meeting last night and Prof. A. C.
West made a good address on the
Let us supply you with seed Irish
potatoes. We have them direot
from the eastern seed farm, in all
the popular varieties, such as Early
Rose, Bliss, Irish Cobbler etc.
OUR CHOCOLATE SODA IS MADE
\m\i<d&4&& CHOCO LATE.
The tame BS used tt the fountains of
tbslr Fifty Retell Stores and known the
world over for Its deliciousness of flavor
" Huyler " quality fills every glass
of soda that spurts from our fountain.
The flavor you like best is here
all the old favorites and a host of
frozen Dainties of Rare Excellence.
W. E. LYNCH & CO.
For Sale: 100 bushels white corn
in the shuck.
S. B. May,
Edgefield, S. C.
Fresh shipment of Harris Lithia
Water and Ginger Ale, at
For Sale: 2 milch cows, fresh to
pail. S. B. Mays,
Edgefield, S. C.
I will stand my pedigreed jack at
my home for the spring season.
Weight 1,145 pounds. Julian R.
Come to us for onion sets, and
Landreth's celebrated garden seeds
of all kinds. They never fail to
For Sale, or exchange 50 bushels
long staple seed.
R. 6. Shannonhouse.
For Sale: Columbian long sta
ple cotton seed, grown away from
other cotton. Absolutely pure and
carefully ginned on private gin.
E. J. Mims.
Fresh shipment of Russell's can
dies by express.
$35.00 suits to order for $25.00
made with snap and style, give us
your spring order. F. G. MER
TONS, The Clothier and Furnisher,
Shirts 39c, 59c, 79c and $1.25 at
our mark down sale, write for
what you need. All new goods, F.
G. M ERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
Georgia Cane Syrup, fresh from
the South Georgia farms, at
A big line of children's dresses
just received. We can sell them
oheaper than you can buy the cloth.
Sizes from 2 to 16. Prices from
49cts up to $1.50, also a large as
sortment of children's Rompers,
sizes 1 to 6, prices 25c up to 55c.
Ruben? te in.
Come to our mark down sale,
GET $3.00 FOR $2.00, F* G.
MERTINS, the Clothier and Fur
nisher, Augusta, Ga.
Spring is here and
with it comes fine
weather for outdoor
IT IS UP TO YOU
to have the fun
part of it, but I can
save vou of the disa
greeable part of de
veloping and finish
ing. Just hand them
in to me and I will
send them of! and
have the film devel
oped and one un
mounted print made
from each picture
at the following
prices for different
sizes. Prices are for
six exposures to the
2 1-8x3 1-4.28c
3 1-4x4 l-l.33c
S Post cards from any film 5c each.
9 Geo. F. Mims sells the best films
ALLEN T. SAMUEL
At Dorn & Mims' Store.
Used and praise
try cooks th<
The only Baking
from Royal Gr
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for re-election as a member
of the town council of Edgefield
from Ward 4, and will abide the
result of the election.
E. S. Johnson.
Cotton Seed For Sale!
Prolific cotton seed for sale.
Will grow two bales to acre on or
dinary land with 200 pounds of
guano. I made 24 bales on 12 acres
last year. Seed ready for delivery
at the store of the Edgefield Mer
cantile Company-price 50 cents
per peck. The seed I planted cost
$1 per pound.
Pleasant Lane, S. C.
We have never be
than we are this set
boys and men of Ed]
Large assortment ol
sire to call especia
large stock of Eciip;
Notqing better on tl
Drop in to see us.
you want, we will o
Easter is now ver
a doubt we have <
approvrl a display o
dise in silks and a
sertions, big lot la(
the very latest sty!
Spring footwear, als
The Store Tl
EYE TALK NO. 4
The difference between a peni
tentiary and a palace is largely a.
matter of detail.
Both are designed for human hab
itation and serve equally well to
protect the inmates from the ele
But one is a vastly more comfort -
able place of abode than the other.
SO IT IS WITH GLASSES
Crudely fitted glasses MAY help*
your vision, but great care in every
detail of adjustment is essential to
safety and comfort.
YOUR EYES ARE WORTH A
CORRECTLY FITTED PAIR.
GEO. F. MIMS,
Optician, Edgef?eld, S
ten botter equipped
ison to supply the
gefield county with
rall kinds We de
I attention to our
se shirts for men.
he market for the
If we haven't what
rder it out for you
y near and without
collected for your
f Sering merchan
11 kinds of dress
s and insertions,
i^sy bands and in
lies shirt waists in
es. A full line of
JO men's and boys'