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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1. 1913
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Capt. Claude E. Sawyer of Aiken
spent several days last week here
with his sister, Mrs. L. B. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Parker, ac
companied by their children, soentj
several days last week ia Parksville]
with Hon. and Mrs. T. G. Talbert.
Married, by G. W. Bussey at|
the bride's home near Modoc Dec.
22, Mr. Jasper McDaniel and Miss ?
Congressman James F. Byrnes
paid a hurried visit to his Edgefield
friends last week, being the guest
of Mr. J. P. Ouzts while here.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Tillman
of Greenwood visited Mrs. Till
man's aunt, Mrs. Mary J. Norris,
Mr. James W. Thompson of J
Southport, N. C., has joined Mrs.
Thompson and their children here
for a few days.
Dr. F. P. Byrd of Batesbnrg
/ came up and spent a portion of the
.holidays here with his brothers. Mr.
W. A. and Dr. J. S. Byrd.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Fair of I
Atlanta spent the early part of last |
'week in Edgefield with Mr. and
31rs. N. L. Brunson and M?BS Kel
Mrs. J. S. Byrd and little Fitz
maurice will return to-day from Co
lumbia where they have been spend
ing the Yuletide with Mr. and Mrs.
The regular monthly meeting of
the U. D. C. will be held at the
home of of Mrs. James E. Hart
Tuesday afternoon, January 7, at
* Mr. an? Mrs. John W. Marsh of
Johnston and Mrs. Bouknight of
Alabama spent Thursday in Edge
field as guests of Rev. and Mrs. E.
Mr. James O. Sheppard who is
now on the staff of the Columbia
.Record visited his parents, Ex
Gov. and Mrs. John C. Sheppard
?daring the holidays.
Mr. R. L. Walker visited his sis
ter, Mrs. J. R. Cantelou, last week.
Mr. Walker is a musician of con
siderable renown and is conducting
a private musio school in Macon
The Stork has been busy in and
around Edgefield as well as Santa j
Claus. Among the homes visited
just before the holidays by this)
ubiquitous bird was that of Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Byrd, leaving another
little son to the fund parents.
Mr. Edgar Roper visited his pa- j
rents Mr. and Mrs. J. H. P. Roper
during the past week. He holds a
responsible position in the freight J
department of the Southern rail
road, being located >|n the office |
Major and Mrs. T. J. Lyon have j
returned from their wedding jour-)
ney to Washington, New York and
other northern cities. They will
occupy the beautiful cottage which
Maj. Lyon has just erected near
"Agency Reo Motor Cars: We
are looking for a good live dealer
to handle Reo the Fifth in this
County, and haye a money making
proposition for the right man.
Previous experience not essential.
Gibbes Machinery Company, Dis
tributors, Columbia, S. C.
Mr. Henry Medlock has been
among the holiday visitors in Edge
field. Notwithstanding the fact
that he confines his attentions to a
very limited number of friends
-here, he is always very cordially
greeted by his* host of Edgefield
Mr. William A. Edmunds has
been spending the huliday season
here with his parents and has been
cordially welcomed by his friends.
He holds a position with the Mul
lins Enterprise. At one time Mr.
Edmunds was a member of The Ad
Messrs. Julian and Charlie Key
were among the home-comers for
the holidays, spending several days
here with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. U. H. Key. These two young
men have reflected credit upon j
Edgefield since going' out from
among us lo seek their fortune in
a larger field. Both of tho - hold j
Jacrative positions in Col um DI a.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. F. Mallory,
of Georgetown, visited Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Harling recently.
Mrs. George W. Bussey, Jr., has
been spending the past week here
with her mother, Mrs. Mary
Mrs. Mack Davis, of Beiden,
Miss., accompanied by her three
little children, is visiting bei pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Schenk.
Rev. and Mrs. P. H. Bussey are
visiting relatives here and in the
county. They will leave to-morrow
for their home near Hartsville.
Miss May Ropei spent a part of
the holidays with a friend in Bam
berg. She and this young lady who
is now married taught in the same
school for two or three sessions.
,As a token of appreciation for
her faithfulness as organist, the
members of the Baptist church pre
sented Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman with
a purse of $50 Christmas morning.
Mr. A. N. Jeffries came home
from the University of Tennessee
to spend his Christmas vacation
here with his parents, Dr. and Mrs.
M. D. Jeffries.,
Mr. A. C. Hart who has been
making his home in McColl, S. C.,
for the past several years spent sev
eral days here last week with, his
father and brothers.
Mr. Henry Kenney of Beiden,
Miss., is visiting his sister, Mrs. J.
N. Schenk. This is the first time
Mr. Kenny has returned to Edge
field since he left to make his home
in Mississippi o7 years ago.
Santa Claus made a priceless
gift to Mr. and Mrs. James H.
Tompkins-a beautiful little daugh
ter who bears the name of her saint
ly paternal grandmother, Emmie
Cupid as well as Santa Claus has
been exceedingly rushed during the
holiday season. Mr. VV. T. Kinnaird,
the judge of probate, has issued 52
marriage licenses during the month
of December. Since the first of last
January 230 have been issued.
Mr. W. W. Sheppard returned to
Dayton, Ohio, after spending the
holidays here with the home folks.
He holds a position with the Na
tional Cash Register company, and
will probably soon leave for South
America !o look after the compa
ny's interests down there.
Death of Mr. W. D. Ramey.
After an illness of about a month,
Mr. W. D. Ramey died Tuesday
afternoon, the news having reach
ed The Advertiser office just before
the hour of going to press Wednes
day morning. Mr. Ramey was a
lawyer by profession and rilled the
position of United States Commis
sioner for Edgefield county ftfor
about 30 years. He served in the
Confederate array during the entire
four years of the war and those who
were intimately associated with
Mr. Ramey state thal he made a
faithful and brave soldier. He has
always taken an active interest in
all matters pertaining the Lost
Cause and to ??the surviving vet
erans. He was in his 71st yesr.
The funeral and interment will
take place this afternoon at the
Edgefield has been the scene of an
unusual number of interesting mar
riages previous to, and during the
holiday season. One of the most
beautiful home weddings was that
of Miss Martha Hughes Mi ms to
Mr. Henry Hughes Hill, at the
home of the bride's father, Mr.
James T. Mims on the afternoon
of December 26.
The color scheme was green and
whit?, and as the bridal party de
scended the stairs, hundreds of can
dles gave a mystic glow to the scene
0f beauty. Preceding the bride were
the following young ladies: Misses
Heart Carmichael a?d Sarah Nich
olson, Miss Madge Mays, and Ellie
Fortson, the latter being a cousin
of the bride and a most beautiful
and gifted lady of Elberton Ga.,
Misses Liu-a Mi.ns and Lilian Nich
olson, Misses Katherine Mims and
Maria Hill. Immediately preced
ing the bride came the maid of hon
or, Miss Sophie Mims in a beauti
gown of white satin with trimmings
of gold lace with American Beau
ty roses. Then came the bride on
the arm of her brother, Mr. Lovick
Mims. She wore an elaborate dress
of white satin en train and her veil
caught up with a beautiful spray of
Miss Elizabeth Rainsford played
the wedding march. The groom
with his best man, Dr. Rhett Nich
olson, met the bridal party at the
end of the hall, where the marriage
ceremony was solemnly pronounced |
by Dr. M. D. Jeffries.
An elaborate salad coarse was
served followed by Charlotte Russe
and fruit, cake. The presents were
numerous and handsome, consisting
of silverware, cut glass, linen and
After the festivities, of the even
ing were over Mr. and Mrs. Hill
went to their future home at Breeze
Hill. On the following day, a fami
ly reunion took place at Breeze Hill,
in honor of the occasion.
News Items From Moss.
Editor Advertiser: Please allow
us a few dots from this side, our P.
0. (Moss) isslowly but surely com
ing on up the line, we hope at the
expiration of three months Uncle
Sam wil give our P. M. a perma
The Xmas holidays are closing
out fast, long to be remembered by
the little ones, -ad we older ones
too, for tis our duty to set Xmas
examples worthy of future consid
erations as parents, and leading
them to walk in a religious path.
We were invited to dinner at Mr.
and Mrs. Pierce Thomas last Satur
day among the guests were\ the
Bartleys, Stroms, Christies, Mc
Dowels and Mrs. Ben Thomas and
family. To say the occasion was
an enjoyable one is but a mild way
to express it. The dinner was just as
good as the Kings ever ate. Mrs.
Thomas watched over us with such
marked attention, that not only
made us feel welcome, but our
minds wondered why such occasions
as time goes by slips the memory of
the little folks.
Grain, grain, all along the roads
(and the best land) you see nothing
but grain, surely we can feed our
stock later oft without going west.
Mr. George Strom has been quite
sick, but glad to report he is get
ting to himself again.
Well Mr. Editor if you can slip
in a word for our P. O., we would
Wishing you a happy New Year
we beg to be
Holiday Happenings in and
Christmas with its festivities bas
past very quietly but altogether
pleasant. For the young folks it
has been a season of amusements of
various kinds. The cares of the
business life are laid aside and the^
spirit of the season has been enter
ed into most heartily. So far, we
bave learned of no sad accident and
for this we aie thankful.
Our boys and girls attending col
lege all arrived at home and have
enjoyed the holidays with the home
Mr. P. L. Wright, now professor
of mathematics at Winston-Salem
is spending a few days with rela
Miss Kathleen Wright of the
Sumter graded school faculty is at
Miss Helen Salter, who is teach
ing at Greenville, is at home for
Mr. J. C. Long spent a part of
;he holidays in Florida.
Mr. II. C. Tillman and family,
of Greenwood are spending a few
days at Senator Tillman's.
Mr. Geo. W. Ryan of Augusta
spent Sunday with his mother.
Senator Tillman and Mrs. Till
man will leave the latter part of the
week for Washington.
Mr. B. Knight and family will
leave this week for Washington.
A new mercantile firm under the
name of Black and Bush will be
ready for business in a few days.
MissRoseva Harrison, the eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. J.
Harrison will be married tomorrow
(Tuesday) evening to Mr. Frank
Kerlong of Brownsdate, Ga. Both
of these young people are very pop
ular in the community. Miss Har
rison has made quite a success as
music teacher herc and has charmed
many an audience with her sweet
singing. ' Mr. Herlong is the son
of Mr. M. H. Herlong and until re
cently was one of our Trenton boys.
He is now doing a promising mer
cantile business in Georgia.
School will open next Mon
We all join in best wishes for
year of prosperity for the old Ad
vertiser. We admire the stand you
have always taken for the right,
and we trust that the good results
of your work will continue to live
through the yearb.
350 acres; 1? miles Augusta; 12 mi
acres cleared. Frame 8-room resider
crib, etc. Will sell at a bargain. T<
for 5 years at 8 per cent, annual inter
JAMES FRANK & SON,
Immediately after service at th*
Plum Branch Baptist church Sun
day, Dec. 22nd, Mr. Dempsie E
Morgan and Miss Lucy E. Barrett,
both of Parksville, were mairied at
the parsonage by the pastor, Rev
J. Earle Freeman. A brother of
the bride, and a brother, a sister,
and a cousin of the groom, caine
with them, while quite a number of
Plum Branch friends gathered to
witnese the happy occasion.
And the wedding bells will jingle
again not many days hence.
Thursday morning, December
26, Miss Robbie Jones and Mr. T.
P. Lyon were married at the home
of the bride's mother, Mrs. S. D.
Jones. The ceremony was perform
ed by Rev. J. T. Littlejohn. Im
mediately after their marriage Mr.
an i Mrs. Lyon drove to Edgefield
and boarded the train for Augusta,
where they spent several days as
guests of relatives. The Advertiser
joins a host of friends in extending
sincere congratulations to these
widely beloved young people, in
both of whom we feel a very kindly
and affectionate interest.
Dixie Chapter Reception.
One of the most delightful social
events of the holiday season was the
reception that was given Friday
evening, December 27, at the home
of Mrs. James E. Hart by the
members of the Dixie chapter aux
iliary to the IT. D. C. The front
parlors and hall were beautifully
decorated with Southern smilax
with a generous intermingling of
holly and mistletoe. In the hall de
licious punch was served in Japa
nest style, the young ladies who
dispensed the amber beverage being
clad in Japanese costumes and stood
beneath an enormous Japanese um
The program consisted of music
and several unique contests. The
first was an advertisement contest.
A large number of advertisements
were clipped from current issues of
the newspapers and magazines and
were pasted upon the lace curtains
in the parlor. Each guest was given
pencil and paper wi lb instructions
to write the names of the advertis
ers or articles advertised as sugges
ted by the numbered advertise
ments that were pinned to the cur
tains. Miss Maud Rives and Mr.
Willie Adams supplied correct
names to the largest number of ad
vertisements and were awarded the
prize. The annual receptions of the
Dixie chapter are always thorough
ly enjoyed by the young people of
the town, consequently they aie
looked forward to with tager an
ticipations. At the conclusion of
the contests the hostess served a
salad course with cake.
*- Men's Inhumanity to Man.
Some men, when they are arrested
on a serious charge, are sent to jail
Others, like one in New York, fare
much worse. The magistrate told his
wife to take him home and tell him
what she thought of him. - Rochester
Democrat and Chrouicle.
Preaching in Presbyterian church
Sunday night at Trenton.
Preaching in the Presbyterian
church Sunday at 11:15 by the pas
Service in the Edgefield Episco
pal church next Sunday morning at
11:80 and at Trenton in the after
noon au 3:30.
At the Baptist church there will
be services at 11:30 a. m., and 7:30
p.m. In the morning the pastor
wants to emphasize the thought that
religion is a personal experience.
He is hoping that the people, now
that our streets are lighted, will
make the Sunday and Wednesday
night services, as vigorous and pop
ular as the day services. Sunday
school 10:15 a. m.
Preaching at the Methodist
church Sunday morning at 11:30
by Rev. J. R. Walker, subject,
"Obligations and privileges."
Preaching at Trenton in the after
noon at 3:30, subject, "Preachers
and other officers." At the mill
chapel at 7:30, Bubjeot, "Our obli
gations and our privileges." B. E.
Nicholson will conduct prayer
meeting in the Methodist church
Thursday night at 7:30.
les Edgefield; 4 miles Trenton; 100
ice, painted, fine repair, also baru,
jrms: One-third cash; balance loaned
:.: :.: Augusta, Ga.
She makes it best
culinary department, \
ly upon unhealthiul, <
accessories. She is <
that true economy do
of inferior meat, flour,
is an earnest advocat
baked food, and has \
statements of the exp
ing in the world todi
^ Baking Powder,
All persons owning property of any
kind whatsoever, or in any capacity,
as husband, guardian, executor, ad
ministrator or trustees are required to
make returns of the same to the Audi
tor under oath within the time men
tioned below and the Auditor is requir
ed by law to add a penalty of 50 per
cent to all property that is not return
ed on or before the 20th day of Eebru
ary in any year.
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 and 60 years except those ex
empt by law are deemed taxable polls.
The 50 per cent penalty will be added
for failure to-make returns.
For the convenience of tax payers, I
or my representative will be at the
following appointed places on the dat?s
mentioned to receive tax returns:
Roper's, Wednesday Jan. 15.
Meriwether, Thursday Jan. 16.
Collier, Friday Jan. 17.
Red Hill. Saturday Jan. 18.
Clark's Hill Monday Jan. 20.
Modoc, Tuesday Jan. 21.
Parksville, Wednesday Jan. 22.
Plum Branch, Thursday Jan. 23.
Morgan's Store, Friday Jan. 24.
Liberty Hill, Saturday Jan. 25.
Cleora, Monday Jan. 27.
Pleasant Lane, Tuesday Jan. 28.
Meeting Street, Wednesday Jan. 29.
Johnston, Thursday Jan. 30.
Herin's Store, Friday Jan. 31.
Trenton, Saturday Feb. 1.
The office will be open to receive re
turns from the first day of January till
the 20th day of February as prescribed
J. R. TlMMERMAN,
Auditor, E. C. S. C.
All persons are hereby notified
not to trespass in any manner noon
the lands of the undersigned. Those
who fail to heed this notice will be
prosecuted under the law.
J. E. Johnston,
F. A. Johnston,
T. E. Wood,
W. F. Rolston.
Since 1889 our friend
loyal to us, 1912 being or
We have every reason to
erous support given us in 1
friends and the public ger
their confidence, and gua:
most generous treatment
IThanking every one
you all a most happy and
W. W. Ad:
lakes the Home
who, looking after the
turns her back resolute
ly even suspicious, food
economical; she knows
es not consist in the use
or baking powder. She
e of home made, home
)roved the truth of the I
lerts that the best cook- I
ly is done with Royal J
FOR RENT: Cottage and black
smith shop, reasonable. Apply at
once. Box 57 Clark's Hill, S. C.
FOR SALE-One Davis Acety
lene gas generator. Apply to Dr?
J. G. Tompkins, Edgefield, S. O.
FOR SALE.-Two milch cows with
voting calves. L. R. Brunson,
Cleora, S. C.
FOR SALE-A small Victor iron
safe practically new. Can be seen at
my store. J. H. Reel.
LOST:-A brown Collie pup, fe
male. Suitable reward if returned
to B. H. Parker at Rives Bros.
WANTED-Good farm hands
can secure employment by applying
to Mrs. M. G. Hammond, i?ortn,
Augusta, S. C.
FOR SALE-The Ropers Pres
byterian church building and lot.
Sold together or separate to high
est bidder. Put bid in with W. C.
FOR SALE-Lumber cut to any
dimensions. Mill located on my
farm. Mrs. Lucy Dugas, Edgefield,
FOPL SALE:-One hundred thou
sand frost proof native cabbage
plants for sale. F.F. Mosley, Edge
field S. C.
Eliza Hims' specimens of photo
graph work in Mr. W. A. Hart's
windows; children a specialty
studio at residence.
'om W. W.
s and patrons have been
ie of our banner years,
be thankful for the gen
tile past, and assure our
lerally that we appreciate
rantee for the future the
consistent with modern
of you, and wishing for
prosperous new year, we
ams & Co