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Card of Thanks.
We tender our sincere thanks,
and appreciation to our neighbors
and friends for their kind attention
and loving sympathy during illness
and death of my beloved wife.
J. C. Lowrey and Family.
In last week's paper there was
published the substance of a sermon
which I gave, by request, to the
editor. I want to say that I am not
responsible for the headline, "Able
sermon." This was the contribution
of my friend, the editor. Owing *o
the fact that my initials were at
tached, one might think and justly
so, that I was rather egotistic, with
out explanation. E. C. B.
Presented Play on Lawn.
Last Friday night one of
Shakespeare's plays was presented
on the college lawn in Greenville
by the class of expression of the
G. F. C. The Greenville News was
lavish in its praise of the perform
ance, calling especial attention to
the very excellent manner in which
Miss Gladys Rives performed her
part. Miss Gladys possesses unusual
gifts as an elocutionist, which would
enable her to present the most diffi
cult part in a highly creditable man
Musical at Trenton.
Friday night next beginning at
8 :30 o'clock the music department
of the Trenton High School will
give a recital in the school audito
rium. This department has been
taught this year by Miss Lura
Mims, who possesses very decided
talent as a musician. The program
is exceedingly interesting, consist
ing of instrumental duets and solos
and sever il choruses by the entire
school. All who attend will be
Spent Week at Old Home.
Mr. Joe Brunson, one of the
Edgefield Kransons who strayed off
to Aiken some years aero, spent last
week swapping yarns, fighting mos
quitoes, and incidentally catching a
few fish up on Beaver Dam. His an
nual visits to Iiis brothers are always
enjoyed by his Edgefield friends
and relatives as well as by himself.
Mr. Brunson >tops in town both
going and coming, meeting with
his friends here. His visits to The
Advertiser are always thoroughly
enjoyed. He attended the Memorial
exercises Saturday and mingled
with the old soldiers, which added
to their pleasure as well as to his
own. Mr. Brunson, The Advertiser
suggests that you make your fish
ing excursions quarterly instead of
The social event of last week, in
Flat Rock community was the mar
riage of Mrs. Mattie Kenrick to
Hon. Thomas W. Lam ?, of Bruns
wick, Ga., on the afternoon cf May
7, at half past five o'clock. Many
friends gathered to witm*--* the cere
mony which was solemnized at the
home of the bride, Rev. G. W. Bus
sey officiating. Mrs. Kenrick wore a
becoming gown of gray cloth, and
carried a small velvet bound Bible
which has been in the Kenrick fami
ly for several generations. Imme
diately after the ceremony the
couple left for Jacksonville, Fla ,
Brunswick and Atlanta, Ga., Chat
tanooga, Tenn., to the old soldiers
reunion and other points. We are
glad this marriage will not remove
a neighbor from us but will bring
another good one in our midst. Mr.
and Mrs. Lamb were the recipients
of a number of handsome presents.
Y. W. A. Meeting.
The Y. W. A. will meet at the
Baptist church Monday afternoon,
May 19, at 4:30 o'clock.
Subject, The Great South West.
Song, "They That be Wise Shall
Scripture lesson, The Lord of
The Great Southwest, by the
"He that Provideth not for His
Own," Florence Peak.
"The regeneration of Ellistown,"
Work Among: the Immigrants at
Galveston, Nell Jones.
Indians seen at Washington,
Heroes of the Southwest, Marian
A poem, "Indian- Cradh Song,"
Current events-Marion Blalock.
Roll call and collection.
Card of Thanks.
We take this means of thanking:
our neighbors and friends for the
prompt assistance which they ren
dered to us early Monday morning,
preventing the destruction of our
property by fire.. We are grateful to
the colored pecpie as well as our
white friends for their prompt as
sistance. Without the aid which waa
given we would probably hare sus
tained heavy loss by fire.
Mrs. Ida F. Sheppard,
R. A. Marsh.
Service at Gilgal.
Rev. John A. Holland will
preach at Gilgal next Sunday morn
ing instead of Rev. P. P. Blalock.
As Mr. Blalock has been connected
with the S. CC. I. faculty, and the
commencement this year is the last
one to be held in Edgefield he
thought it best to attend the com
mencement exercise next Sunday
morning, and for that reason re
quested Mr. Holland to fill the Gil
gal pulpit for him. Mr. Holland is
an interesting speaker and we are
confident that the congregation will
enjoy hearing him next Sunday.
Candidate For Re-election.
Mr. J. G. Byrd announces his
candidacy this week for re-election
to the position of public cotton
weigher for the town of Edgefield. He
has served one term and durin: ?hat
time has made a record to which he
can point with pride. The position
of cotton weigher is a very difficult
one to fill, as the interests of the
buyer and seller are both at stake
and to give satisfaction in cases of
wet or damaged cotton is not an
easy matter. Mr. Byrd has .nade an
honest effort to do justice to all,
and so far a* we are informed has
succeeded about as well as it is pos
sible for mortal man to do. He asks
for re-election upon the record he
Program Woman's Mission So
ciety Baptist Church.
Subject, The Great Southwest.
"The Missionary, with his Bible
was the Nation's Pioneer Man."
Dr. J. T. Love.
Some home mission facts-Mrs.
Song, Onward Christian soldiers.
Prayer for the workers,
Bible reading, Rom. 10.
Interesting items from our field.
Answer to roll call.
Reading, The Great Southwest
Song, My Cuuntry 'Ti* o? Thoo.
Reading, Mrs. E. J. Norris.
Vocal solo, Miss Eliza Mims.
Miss Olds, who is doing welfare
work at the mill village, will make
a talk. All members are cordially
invited to be present.
Saturday"*)i>ruing last Mr. Mark
Christie passiijA away at his home in
the Cleor?^e^fi?h and the interment
took place Sunday afternoDn in
the cemetery at Berea. Rev. P. P.
Blalock conducted the funeral.Some
time ago Mr. Christie was njured
hy a fall while at .ending to Iis du
ties on the farm, and after aking
his bed he steadily grew \caher
He was in his 77th year at tis time
of his death.
The death of Mr. Christie reates
another vacancy in the rankaof the
Confederate veterans. He ga\s four
of the best years of his li feto the
cause which was dearer thaniife it
self to the people of the souhland,
His comrades speak in the ?ghest
terms of his war record.
Mr. I.Christie is survived by two
daughters, Mrs. William DLoaoh
and Miss Mary Christie, at? three
sons, R. W., Pierce and Simeon
Death of Mr. B. H. MJer.
Trentou mourns again. *ie pass
ing away of Mr. Benjamin;! atelier
Miller Monday morning rakes the
second death which has ocurred at
Trenton within a week. ' The an
nouncement of his deatl was a
great shock to his Ed gefiel friends
as practically none of tira knew
that iie was ill. He was j his 31 Ht
year rind had spent his ?tire life
in thu! community. Mr. i 11er was
reare?: on his father's fat but em
barked in the mercantil business
several vears ago. Re ado many
friends here wben he w?a student
of the S. C. C. I. somcears ago.
Ile was quiet and retiig in his
manner, md for that roan was un
derstood ind appr?ci?t* most as a
friend b;. those who we most in
timately ..ssoeiated withitn.
He is s irvived by hi&ather, Mr.
James Miller, three aers, Mrs.
John Butii-r of Augta, Misses
Edith and One Mill? and one
brother, Mr. George filer. The
funeral and interment ^ok place
yesterday morning, th&ev. K. C.
Interesting Letter From Rev.
and Mrs. E. T. Snuggs.
Dear Brother Mims: It i* not
easy to write to yon. Ed g'field
with its many nobie men and wo
men, their countless kindnesses to
us and ours, our most pleasant stay
of more than a year with you, and
our dear children left within your
gates, all combined, make the long
ing to return and spend our re
maining dnys among you a reality.
The further we get away the tight
er grows the "cords of love" that
bind us to Edgefield and Edge
field county. Yet we would not re
trace our steps. Christ and duty
calls to far away fields of labor.
You dear friends are "holding the
ropes while we descend the mine
for the jewels." You "stand by the
stuff," precious stuff to us, while
we go forth to battle. May God
give grace and wisdom to all. We
shall never forget you all, our fare
well reception in the home of Broth
er and Sister Lott. It was just like
your great loving hearts. We are
not worthy of ali that was said
Since leaving Edgefield engage
ments have been filled in Columbia
and Bold Springs S. C. Knoxville
and Leas Springs Tenn. Corbin and
Lexington Ky. Others are to follow
in other places. The last will be in
New York. At each place we have
many friends and co-helpers.
We are booked to sail from New
York May 17 per White Star Com
pany's S. S. Oceanic. When on
the briny ocean the mauy letters
given us by Edgefield friends will
be opened. I am sure a rich feast
is in store for us. Wc thank in
advance every one that has writ
There is much more one would
like to write.I am afraid my letter is
already too long, yet I cannot o'ose
without asking a fow thines of our
many friends: The Council has sug
gested Prayer Circles. Will you
not organize and pray for:
a. The millions in China that
have never heard the Gospel.
b. The thousands of Chinese
Christians that need farther teach
c. The China Baptist Missionary
Council and its responsibilities.
d. Our daughter and two sons
that we leave with you for their
e. Your missionaries as we return
to South China.
In the past we went forth as your
representatives, in your confidence,
sustained by your prayers and sup- 1
port. In the fear and strength af 1
God we labored and sincerely b*
i;<>vo iiiat something worth while 1
was accomplished. May we not re- <
ly upon you atrain? If assured of <
your co-operation, the labors of the
future will be made easier, sweeter ?
ind more successful. ?
For your past great help to a S
family of missionaries and for the 2
nauy courtesies shown us in your i
aoraes, churches and sooieties we \
;ender you our sincerest gratitude, r
Our address will be Canton South fl
Shina. We shall be delighted to r
rear from any of you and promise 1
,o answer all letters. Letters to our -
mild ren will also be acknowledg
?d. Praying that God's blessings
md peace may always be yours and
Yours for China,
rlissionary and Mrs. Ed. T. Sunggs.
Louisville, Ky., May 3, 1913.
P. S. Our address up to May 10,
will be in care of Mrs. J. M. Hoo
er 2353 Sycamore Avenue Louis
ille Ky., After that date care
'homas Cook & Son 246 Broad
way New York, ana of course at
he last, care White Star Line "S.
!. Oceanic", Stateroom 69. Sailing
rom New York May 17th, 1913.
Children's Day Exercises.
Following a very beautiful and
mn established custom. Children's
>ay exercises were held at the
lethodist church Sunday morning,
ie superintendent, lion. B. E.
licholson, presiding and giving di
ction to the occasion. It was in
eed a rare treat to see the sweet
tile children perform their parts,
'he well arranged program con
sted of recitations, songs and cho
ises, each number beinp faultlessly
mdered. Every Sunday school
lo?ld observe Children's Day. In
Idition to tho pleasure which the
mgregation derives from such oc
isions, the appearing in public dc
?lops the children, and too the
oral truths and the impressions
tat are made on their young
irids by the parts they learn go
?th those who participate through
it their lives. The decorations
ere especially attractive Sunday
orning. The choicest flowers
om Edgefield's gardens were ar
nged about the chancel and altar
great profusion, forming a back
.ound that added to the fairy like
>pearanoe of the little tots who
ok part in the exercises. A special
Election was taken to aid weak
in day schools and to establish
noola in foreign lands.
News From Flat Rock.
The continued drought is causing
the farmer some anxiety in regard
to getting a stand of cotton. The
gardens tes need ram.
We ha.e heard a good deal of
complaint about the fruit crop being
killed, but in this section there
seems to be a very nice crop so far.
The rural schools are closing now
all over the county and each week
sees the close of one or more. Mrs.
Mamie Walker who taught the
Grove school this year, had her
dosing exercises a couple of weeks
ago. McKie Bailey carried down
quite a jolly crowd of young folks
from Flat Rock, in a two horse
wagon, chaperoned by Mrs. Fannie
Miss Ruth Vam closed her school
last Friday at Flat Rock. The pu
pils enjoyed a basket picnic and ice
cream. Miss Varn will remain in
the neighborhood a few days before
leaving for her home in Rufrin.
Mr. W. P. Doolittle lost a mule
last Sunday night.
The W/M. S. of Red Oak Grove
met last month with Mr?. W. M.
Agner. After the meeting adjourn
ed she served delicious ice creara
Miss Leila Kemp of Kirksey is
visiting friends in this community.
Mrs. Mattie Anderson of North
Augusta jpent several days last
v --ek with Airs. Mattie Kenrick.
The general health of the neigh
borhood is very good at present.
South Carolina Wins Clash in
Lexington, May 12.-George Bell
Timmerman, solicitor of this cir
cuit, is to-day in receipt of a letter
from the deputy clerk of the United
States court at Philadelphia in
which he states that the United
States district judge has overruled
the motion of Joe Grant, the negro
who is wanted in Edgefield county
for the murder of J. T. Durst at
Johnston in 190?, and remanded
the negro to the county prison to
await further developments, the at
torneys for Grant having taken an
appeal to the United States court of
appeals of Pennsylvania.
Solicitor Timmerman has not been
advised as to the date of the hearinir,
but will at once get into communi
cation with the Pennsylvania au
thorities and will ask that he be per
mitted to file a written argument in
behalf of the state of South
Carolina, thus saving the state as
much as possible in the way of cost.
Hus decision means that Grant has
08t before the Pennsylvania state
jourts and also in the United States
Mr. Timmerman felt confident all
dong that the decision would be
igain8t the negro and in favor of the
State of South Carolina, and is just
is confident now that he will win
n the United States court of ap
)eals> and that the detention of the
kegro only means a stay of justice
md that Grant will soon be brought
>ack to this state to face trial at
Lion brand skirts, a beautiful as
I wish to notify the pu
prepared to repair ha
ever before and prices c
Work done while you \
ON THE PUBL
Our store is he
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not what the men ;
can supply their nc
and best ot everyth
Drop in and see
hats in both straw 2
A. shirt that wc
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The High Grade Shirt
Try an Eclipse s
wear no other.
I Church Notices :
Children's Day will be observed
it Trenton Methodist church next
Sunday at 11:15. Everybody invit
ed. Come and enjoy the morning
with the children.
On account of commencement ex
ercises Sunday there will be no ser
vices in the Presbyterian church.
Rev. E. C. Bailey will preach in the
first Presbyterian church of Augus
:a at that time.
Dr. King's Kew Life Pills will
?elieve constipation promptly and
ret your bowels in healthy condi
iion again. John Supsic, of Sanbury,
Pa., says: "They are the best pills
[ ever used, and I advise everyone
o use them for constipation, indi
gestion and liver complaint." Will
lelp you. Price -25c. Recommended
>y Penn <k Holsteir.. W E Lvnjh
Save your time it is no use for
rou to buy the cloth and go to the
rouble to make it when we can sell
'ou anything in ready-to-wear for
hildren something like boys wash
aits, children's rompers, children's
Iresses as cheap as the material
vould cost you. Children's rompers j
rom 25c up to 50c. Boy's wash
uits from 50c up to $1.00. Chil
Iren's from 25c up to ?2.00.
blic that I am better
mess and shoes than
Men's half soles
sewed in white
Extra large size
soles, white oak
Ladies soles tuck
35 & 40c
vait. Give us a trial.
:adquarters for the
attire.' It matters
md boys want we
eds in the newest
ing at very reason
: oui' spring .suits,
md felt, shoes and
That's Worth its Co?
hirt and you
d Mims. I
SCHOLARSHIP and ENTRANCE
The examination for the award
of vacant scholarships in Winthrop
College and for the admission of
new students will be held at the
County Court House on Friday,
July 4, at 9 a. m. Applicants
must be not less than sixteen years
of age. When Scholarships are
vacant after July 4 they will be
awarded to those making the high
est averse at thisexamination, pro
vided they meet the conditions prov
erning the award. Applicants
for Scholarships should write to
President Johnson before the ex
amination for Scholarship examina
Scholarships are worth $100 and
"ree tuition. The next session
will open September 17, 1913. For
further information and catalogue,
iddress Pres. D. B. Johnson, Rook
F?ll, S. C.
Notice of Final Discharge.
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, Mrs. Julia R. Adams
ias made application unto this
?ourt for Final Discharge as Ex
ecutrix in re the Estate of J. W.
\dams deceased, on this the 15th
lay of April, li? 13.
These Are Therefore, to cite any
ind all kindred, creditors, or par
kes interested, to show cause be
fore me at my office at Edgefield
L'ourt House, South Carolina, on
he lin h day of May. 1'.? 13 at II
veloek a. m., why said order of
Discharge should not be granted.
Wi T. Kinnaird,
J. P. C., E. C., S. C.
April 15th, 1913.
Best Medciine for Colds.
When a druggist recommends a
remedy for colds, throat and lung
:roubles, you can feel sure that he
inows what he is talking about. C
Lower, druggist, of Marion Ohio,
writes of Dr. King's New Discovery
s the best throat and lung medi
cine I sell. It cured my wife of a
?evere bronchial cold after all other
.emedies failed/ It will do tho
jame for you if you are suffering
with a cold or :ny bronchial, throat
jr lung cough. Keep a bottle on
tand all the time for everyone ir?
he family to use. It is a home doc
or. Price 50c and $1.00. Guaran
eed by Penn & Holstein, W E
jvnch & Co.
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Tired-ont, weak, nervous men and
comen would feel ambitious, ener
fetic, full of life and always have a
;oo<l appetite, if they would do the
ensible thing for health-take
Electric Bitters. Nothing better for
he stomach, liver or kidneys. Thou
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Iiis wonderful home remedy. Mrs.
) Rhinevault, of Vestal Center, N.
r., says: "I regard Electric Bitters
s one of the greatest of gifts. I can
ever forget what it has done for
ie." Get, a bottle yourself and see
hat a difference it will make ia
our health. Only 50c and $1.00.
Recommended by Penn & Holstein,
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