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Standing of Contestants.
Miss Emily Tompkins 175,000
M ?ss Sara Stevens, 135.900
Miss Massie Winn, 121,50?
M'ss Maggie Shaffer I20,7.*>t'
Miss Essie Bussey 119,250
Miss Mamie Cheatham, 105.000
Miss Naomi Prescott 100.70??
Miss Marie Blackwell, 88.00o
Miss Maria Hill, 74,100
Miss Ellie Mae Miller, 79,501?
Miss Ellee Swearingen, 04,250
Miss L?la DeLanghter 20,050
Mis? Nelli; Bodie, 20.50(
Miss Jessie Parkman 18,250
Sunday afternoon last at 2:30
o'clock, in the parlor of Rose Wan
tage, Miss Eth<d Stone and Mr
Willie Brown were married, Rev
J. T. Littlejohn officiating. Both
of these vonng people are members
of prominent families of the west
ern sine of the county. The Adver
tiser joi ns their host of friends in
wishing them a long and happy ca
Has Gone to Latta.
Afier serving The Advertiser
faithfully for in ?re i!> m foin" years,
Mr. K'-v ArmhVId l<-!'< Sunday to
make bis home in I. ita. Ile ano
his broib-o' have taken ov.r ihe
Latta Ob i ver. Tb? mmiy . ieinls
j>f Mr. Al infield iel 'd to See
bim leave Edsetitd i sud v iso ?lim a
fu'l rmvifoire of suce ?s in Ins new
field. We KDH'I W . Ii bis career
with a gr" it deal of o-.e-esl.
Woman's Christian Temperance
On Monday afternoon the local
W.C T. IT. held their regular
monthly meeting at the resid euee
of Mr.-. J. L. Muns. The program
was on the subject of resme work
and health and hfiredity. Mrs. W.
L. Dunovant conducted the devo
tions and articles were read by
Mrs. Mamie Tillman and Mrs. E.
J. Norris. Plans were made for the
annual Dt or of Mope foot, and other
matters of business attended to.
With J. E. Tarver.
In this issue Mr. J. H. P. Roper
who is well known throughout the
length ami breadth of Edgefield
county announces to his friends
that be has accepted a position with
Mr. J. E. Tarver who conducts one
. of the largest hardware stores in
Augusta, and he invites his friends
: to call to see him when in Augusta.
: It is a pleasure to hav- business
dealings with such a man as Mr.
1 Roper and we feel sure that be will
receive a patronage from Edgefild I
people who purchase their hardware '
in Augusta Mr. Roper is capable,
conscientious, ener vtie, honest. The
Advertiser congratulates Mr. Tar
ver upon securing bis services.
One of the most valuable oppor
tunities which has come to Edge
field in a long time is the Choral
society which meets twice? month
under the instruction of Mis-.; Nan
nie Marris, the musical director of
the Augusta city schools. Miss Mar
ris has been magnanimous in her
service to Edgefield. and is teaching
the graded and High School MU
dents twice per month without re
muneration. Fer the choral societv
one dollar per month is the fee. Inn
after tins the society will reduce
the fee by holding a concert and
other entertainments. They are now
preparing for a c >ne*rt ami all who
can possibly do <o are urged lo lie
present Friday evening ai Mrs. Mi
nnie Till min's wnen practice >or the
?coming concert will be continued
Let all Edgefield's best talent be
W. O. W. Elect Officers.
ie Hatfield camp. Woodmen
tue W"i?i ii, h -ld the annual elco
. of officers Thursday night, the
\ ing being chosen to serve for
0. E. Quarles, council coin
1er; J. W. Kemp, advisory
..nani; W. A. Byrd, banker; U.
i*..dgeit, escort; W. L llolsion,
>\ atchman; J. W. Cheatham, sen
try; Alher,, Kemp, clerk; J. I?.
Ti m merman, C. A. Holmes and T.
A. Broadwater, manaseis. The new
officers will be installed at the rega
lar meeting to be held the first
Thursday night in Jinmry.
At the close of routine work \a<t
night the members of the camp en
joyed their annual oyster supper,
the occasion being very pleasant
The Edgefield camp is composed
of good material and has had a very
successful career since it was form*
ed. Mr. C. E. Quarles has been
elected council commander for the
third time. Me takes very active in
terest in the affairs of the order.
Rev. John Lake.
The people of Edenfield were
.deasant'v surprised hy having; Rev.
John Lake spend from Friday af
ernoon until Monday morning
imonsr them. He preached twice
^undiy, in the forenoon in the High
^chool auditorium and in the eve
ninp; at the Presbvierian church.
There was general regret that his
good wife could not accompanv
him. She is still in the sanitarium
in Battle Creek but has greatly ira
nroved si rute reaching the home
land. Mr. Lake has not announced
Iiis plans. Ile is attending the State
convention in Bennettsville this
Death of Little Child.
The tenderest sympathy of our
entirecommunity goes out to Mr.
and Mrs. O. B Anderson in this
hour of great bereavement. Their
sweet little daughter, Margaret,
who was but two and a half years
nhl hash-en suddenly taken from
them. Mrs. Anderson has been
spending the past month (while Mr.
Anderson was engaged with court
in Lexington) with her parents at
Gooree. She l?*ft Kn o ree hist Friday
toc?me to Edgefield, and while
stopping Fi?r t l\'\V hours with her
sister in Columbia little Margaret
became suddenly very ill and died
Saturday afternoon. The little form
was brought, to Kdgefield Monday
morning and buried beside the grave
of her little brother. Mr. and Mrs
Anderson have a little daughter six
months of age left.. May the Great
Physician be tenderly near the be- j
reaved mother and father during!
the dark hour of sorrow.
Mrs. Angeline Bacon.
While Mrs. Bacon has never re
sided in Edgefield, yet she has al
ways been closely associated with
the people of this community. When
the announcement of her death
reached Edgefield Thursday there
was much genuine sorrow, because
she was greatly beloved her*. Du
?riff the mora active years nf her
life, justas was the case with her
husband, Col. Thomas (T. Bacon,
she was closely identified with
everything that was undertaken for
the common good within the scope
of her influenoe. She was a strong
woman intellectually and was great*
iv honored, as well as beloved,
throughout her long life. Her body
rests in the Kdgelield cemetery be
side the grave of her husband. The
Advertiser's verv gifted Johnston
correspondent who knew Mrs. Ba
con quite intimately has written
very beautifully ot" her this week.
Three Little School Girls Write
Dear Mr. Editor:- We certainly
.io ' let the atmosphere of our
community get cloudy with un
reported news. We are like the sun
rays, we keep it bright. I know you
are tired of printing our letters, hut
please sir, j.'st print one or two
more for us Our school does not
last a great while longer.
We had a play I hankstiiving
shout rural schools. It certainly was
a fine one when it comes to be fun
ny. We had a matinee and an even
ing performance. The name of it
was "The ni ral school at blueberry
corners " The teacher's name was
'Hezekiah Pendergrass." Refresh
inents were served after the play.
There was a large crowd and we
made np a good deal. We are going
to use it for improvements on the
Mrs. .fohn Shaw and children
will leave to-morrow to spend awhile
with her mother in Alabama.
Mr. John Cooper lost his gin
house by tire last Saturday night
Mr. ainl Mrs. S. W. Gardner, Jr.,
attended the union meeting at Mt.
Mrs. Robert Meriwether from
Brazil is visiting relatives in our
neighborhood. .Mrs. Meriwether wa*
so kind as to come mit io our little
school house Friday afternoon and
talk tous children about the coffee
plantations, plants, fruits and Bra
zil general ly.
Mr. Ben Roper and INIr. Knapp
from Augusta came up to Mr. Sam
Gardner's Thanksgiving for a hird
Three Little Sun Rays.
Fresh supplv of fruit cake in
git.Hems of all kinds. Let us sup
ply your needs.
Dunovant & Co.
A treasured gift for every on??
who write*, Waterman's Ideal
Fountain Pens. Don't fail to see
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Large stock of fresh fruits, can
dies and nuts of all kinds.
Dunovant & Co.
mas Goods at
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We will have our Xmas goods ready, wait juntil
you see what we will show you, beautiful pre
sents at 5-10-15 and 25c. the Center Counters in
fact the whole store will be "filled with Santa
Claus, you can take $1.00 and buy a dozen pre
sents. - 1 : ; -
Remember the date Deeemeer f9t?T %
We have invited Santa Claus to
make onr store his shopping place
'u EdgeHeM This is where he will
b>! v all ot'the nice things for the
hi'-ii-en of this part of the country.
Dunovant & Co.
Kielli supply of breakfast foodt?
and cereals, such as Quaker oat?,
puffed rice, corn flakes, etc.
Dunovant & Co.
Don't fail to see our line of Pa
rtiian ivorv good*, oom hs, brushes,
man i cn re set?. <?tc. They make ap
propriate Xmas gifts.
VV. E Lynch <fc Co.
Come in to see our beautiful as
sortment of watches and j -w.-lry of
Ramsev & Jones.
Schedule of Votes.
One year ..._Ll-.1.50.
Christmas of 1913 is almost upon us and we hereby extend Santa
Claus to make our store nis 7
York our Mr. Holstein se?er
and these are now display ?
We bought at very Ic
of all. See our stock of Doli?,
novelties of all lines. We cai >pecial attention to our large stock of
Cut Glass, Jewelry, and Silverware for wedding and Christmas presents.
Large stock of fruits, nuts, candies and fireworks.
headquarters. While in New
stock of holiday goods in person
nave marked the goods in reach
Books, Vases, Lamps, Clocks, and
Come in to see us.
Penn & Holstein