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No Paper Next Week.
Following a long .standing-cus
tom, that of omitting an issue
Chr*8tmafl,vTbe Advertiser will'not
5 be-prihted-'??xt week. B,fWe omit ah
issue QQceA.^earvin order, .to give
those who make the paper a short
respite from the regular . weekly
grind. The next issue pf the paper
' will appear On January 7. We hope
to make The Advertiser a : tetter
paper throughout 1914 than it has
Teachers Are ?t Home.
Edgefield always welcomes the
young ladies who go Out from
among us to teach. Those who
have returned .for the holidays are i
Miss Lillian, Smith, Misses Marion
and Edwardina Blalock, Miss Jen
nie ^Pattison, Misses ! Hortense and1
Royal' Peak, Miss Mary Talbert,
Missel Georgia' Mae and Effie
Wates, Miss Ethel Logan, Misses
Mattie and Daisy Lyon, Miss Vir
ginia Johnson, Miss Josie Shep
pard, Miss Maizie Mays, Miss Ida
At their regular meating in De
cember tbe members of Concordia
lodge elected the following officers
to serve for the ensuing year: B. E.
Nicholson,-W. M.: L." T. May, S.
W.; M. P. Wells, J. W.; N. M.
Jones, Treasurer; J. R. Tompkins,
Secretary; Henry Powell, S. D.;
Dr. J. S. Byrd, J. D.; C. E. Quarles,
tiler! At the regular meeting in
January the officers will be install
ed and the members of the lodge
will then partake of their annual
Only One More Week.
The subscription contest will
last only one week longer. It will
close at J 2 o'clock sharp Thursday,
January 1, 1914. Promptly at
twelve The Advertiser office
will be locked and as soon as the
necessary entries can be made the
books and nil other contest records
will be turned over to the commit
tee of judges which will be com
posed of three representative citi
zens who Viii .make a report as to
the standing ?>f all contestants. The
psizes will be awarded upon the
report of the judges.
- V Additlbr. si Prizes. ...v..,
In order to encourage the young '
ladies and to further reward them
ior their faithful work, the editor
of The Advertiser has added anoth
er solid gold watch and two more
solid gold bracelets to the list of
prizes. This invokes considerable
additional financial outlay bul we
wish to reward the contestants as
far as possible in proportion to the
work they have done. We are not
willing to accept their services with
out at least in a measure compen
sating them. Solid gold brooches
will be given to the other contest
Knights Elected Officers
At their regular meeting Tues
day evening of last week the
Knights oC Pythias elected the fol
lowing officers to serve for the en
duing year; Rev. P. P. Blal6ck,
chancellor coramauder; J. L. Mims,
vice chancellor; C. A. Holmep, pre
late; L. B. Jones, master at arras;
R. C. Padgett, keeper of records
and seal; N. M. Jones, master of
finance: W. H. Hading, master of
excbecker; J. R. Scurry, inner
guard: L. T. May, outer guard; J.
?. Byrd, master cf work. The new
ly elected officers will be installed
at the next regular meeting when
the members of the lodge will hold
their annual oyster supper.
College Students at Home.
Were it not the holiday season
Edgefield would be gay anyway.
The home-coming of so many col
lege students adds to the social life
of the community. The fo.lowing
are at home for the holidays: Miss
Lillie Adams, from Chicora; Misses
Elizabeth and June Rainsford, from
the College for Women; Miss
Florence Peak, from Coker; Misses
Snow and Ro?o Jeffries and Misses
Natalie and Gladys Padgett, from
the G. F. C; Miss Nellie Jones,
from Converse; Miss Marjorie
'Tompkins from the Georgetown
Convent; Miss Katherine Mims,
from Winthrop college; Arthur
Tompkins,.from Davidson; Benja
min Greneker and Gill Dunovant
from Wofford; Francis Sheppard,
from The Citadel; Hammond Car-?
Michael, J. Harting, Elliott and
Irvin Padgett, frpm Clemson;
Rainsford Canteloi. and -j
Morgan, from B. M. I.
WANTED-To purchase a good
'young mille. ' ' Address. "Farmer,'*
care of The Advertiser.
Award of ?or?i 'GoiiX?$VFm?$.
?.*';' 5th Annual Contest
The e*11 J 1 of The Advertiser resets the delay
in award i zes in the 5th annual corn con*.
teat. The la?. " 1 . ' -1 wff not Teceived until Mon- ?
day afternoon, an ? > Ttely uj on its receipt
checks were sent to1 - V ?*espful contestants.
The following were the.to- ? mst yields, the j.
first two winning the c?sVpfize ". , ? \ '"nr?: $10.;, .
j respectfully: \x
W. E. B. Tompkins 95 bushels and 50 pomms
B. R. Smith 86 J " , " 56
W. Hart Miller 76 " " 54
B. T. Lanham 73 " " 37 "
These are highly creditable yields, all represent
ing different sections of the county. Farmers in
other sections of the county entered the contest
but, owing to the drought, their yields were not as ?
large as the above.
The corn contests for the past five years have
proven beyond any shadow of doubt that corn can
be cheaply and successfully grown in all parts of
This should be a corn-selling instead of a corn
buying countf. Let's all resolve with the New
Year to make it so.
WANTED-Refined lady to
help in small family-good home
for right person. Address R. F. D.
I, Box 75 North Augusta, S. C.
Large stock of fresh fruits, ear
dies and nats of all kinds. ...
Dunovant <fc Co. -
A treasured gift for every on?*
who writes, Waterman's... Ideal'
Fountain Pens. Don't fall to see
our assortment./ 1
W. E. Lynch & Co;
The largest and most complete
line of fancy groceries in Edgetield
county. Come in and see what we
I carry. j
..... t-'i T. L- T.May.
Fresh supply of Blue Ribbon syr
up. Nothing better on the market
Tiniraona &. Morgan.
Fresh supply of fruit, cake in
gredients of all kinds. Let as sup
ply your needs.
Dunovant & Co.
All persons are hereby forbidd
from hunting, fishing: or trespass
ing in any manner whatever upon
the lands of the undersigned
White Town andv^Parksville school
districts. The law will be euforced
against all trespassers.
W. J. Talbert.
Parksville, S. C.
Dr. Hobson's Ointmeut Heall
? Itchy Eczema.
The constantly itching, burniner
sensation and other disagreeable
forms of eczema, tetter, s?lt rheum
and skin eruptions promptly cured
by Dr. Hobson's eczema ointment.
Geo. W .Fitch of Mend ota, III.,
says: "I purchased a box of Dr
Hobson's eczema ointment. Have
had eczema ever since the civil war,
have been treated by many doctors,
none have given the benefit that one
box of Dr. Hobson's eczema oint
ment has." Every sufferer should
try it. We're so positive it will help
you we guarantee it or money re
funded. At all druggists or by mail
50c. Pfeiffer Chemical Co. Phila
delphia or St. Louis. A
Stomach Troubles Disappear.
Stomach, liver and kidney troub
les, weak nerves, lame back and fe
male ills disappear when Electric
Bitters are used. Thousands of Wi
men vu-uld" not be without a bottle
in their home. Eliza Pool of Depew,
Okla, writes: "Electric Bitters
raised i;ie from a bed of sickness
and sufi.-ring and has done rae a
world ol good. I wish' every suffer
in? woman could nse this excellent
remedy and find out, as I did, just
how good it is." As h has h?lped
thousands of others, it surely will
do the same for you. Every bottle
guaranteed 50c and $1.00. At all
druggists. H E Bucklen & Co.
Philadelphia or St. Louis.
Leggett's Premier cream cheese
and imported macaroni.
V 1 Tim mons & Morgan.
Full stock of coffins and caskets
always on hand. Calls answered
pi om pd y day or night. Our hearse
service is at your command.
Ramsey & Jones.
if yqu need a gun see our double
and single-barrel shotguns. We
hi?f'tbe L. C. Smith, Parker and
Ramsey & J ones.
. Stained-floors are the most up-to
date.'Apply a cu t of Lucas vHome
Helps Floor Stain Finish, then
spread a rug here and there, and
you have an attractive floor.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
. Many farmers throughout the
county are using our White Hicko
ry* and Hackney wagons. Ask those
w'h'o run them what they are. Koth
ing? better on the market for the
Ramsey & Jones.
Our harness department was nev
er better supplied. Buggy and
wagon harness, single and double,
at any price you want. ' -
Ramsey & Jones.
We invite the ladies to call and
inspect our large stock of beautiful
rugs and art squares. We have the!
largest assortment that we have
ever shown. The prices are reasoha
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
Full line of household paints in
all colors in cans from halp-pints
Timmons & Morgan.
Large supply of Appier and Red
Rust Proof Oats for seed.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
One and two horse plows for sale
at special prices.
L. T. May.
A good warra Overcoat, special
quality for $15.00, F. G. Mertins,
Seed rye, seed barley, seed oats,
seed wheat, vetch.
L. T. May.
I have decided to move my place j
of business after first January, and
ask all persons indebted to Adams
Warehouse Co. to come and settle,
up on or before January first, that
I may be able to balance up books
and turn over to the Company.
Will Rtate to my customers and
friend-1 will continue in same line
of business as heretofore.
M. A. Taylor.
Edgefield, S. C., Dec. 22, 1913.
We have just received a large)
shipment of Nunnally's celebrated
candies for the holiday trade.:
Penn <fc Holstein.
Try one of our special tl5 suits
or Overcoats, money back if <nbt
pleased. A full line of Trousers.
F. G. Merlin's Augusta,' Ga:
AB Old Letter From Dr. | G wal t
/?'-??[ ney. ?
To all who love, the memory of
.our beloved., pastor and friend Dr.
p - In 'an old scrap book I found the
Lfqtlowing letter ?rom our saintly
pastor written from Rome just after
j the close of bis first pastorate among
UP, and it is given to show you how
deep his love for you pf Edgefield
was. Now, as the plains "^for the re
building of our church are nearing
completion I think it will be wise
for us to turn our attention to a
suitable memorial to bim. I have
often beard him say that be winhed
to sleep his last sleep in our village
cemetery, but as that has been deem
ed impossible, the next best thintr
for us to do, is either to placea
marble tablet in church to his mem
ory, that as we sit in church we
may have before us always his name
and good works or place there a
memorial window. Anyhow erect a
memorial of some kind to him, that
all may know that we of Edgefield
are not wanting in love and grati
tude to our almost more than fa
ther. This friends, is his letter:
Rome, Ga., Sept. 3. 1869.
To the delegates of the Edgefield
Dear brethren:- Since my remov
al from your midst I have cherish
ed a-strong desire to return in time
te attend your annual meetinff. As
the days draw near, circumstances
seem to forbid ray absence from
home. Denied the pleasr . of
greeting you in person, I beg per
mission to write a few lines. If this
shall seem an unnecessary intrusion,
let my feelings of tender and un
I utterable sadness and affection be
my excuse. I have loved you too
much to be denied this last official
. For many years you were p'eaaed
to honor me with your confidence,
and to impose on de duties which
I felt unworthy to perform, but
whose responsibility. I could not
cast aside, while your kind partiali
ty commanded me to assume it.
For all your forbearance and
affection during these years, I de
sire from ray heart to tnank you. If
during that time I disappointed or
grieved any one, I am sure I did
not intend it. and I would earnestly
ask the forgiveness of any brother,
if bis.feelings may have been wound
ed by me at any time. ...
It is with gratitude to God that
I recall so many happy years of
fraternal association and labor with
so many dear brethren, undisturbed
by a tingle unkind word or act on
their part, towards me. Ob, my
brethren, I. was not wortfiy of such
regard, bu tl did try to reciprocate
it and I thank God that the memory
thereof will be a "joy forever."
The like of it I shall experience no
more on earth. I knew I was going
from Cbristion friends whose plac
es would never be supplied from a
"green Oasis" whose counterpart
I would never be found. I could not
' explain it all. You could never un
derstand it all, but it ii right and
best for our Heavenly Father has
I shall never forget you, nor
cease to pray that God may bless
you. Give me a place in your hearts
dear brethren, and pray for rae
"that God would open unto me a
door of utterance to speak the mys
tery of Christ" to this people also.
"'The Lord bless you and keep
yen. The Lord make his face to
.hine upon you and be gracious un-,
to you. The Lord lift up his coun
tenance upon you and give you
Farewell, beloved brethren, fare
well! t? II'we meet in the "Kingdom
of love." Your brother and compan
ion in tribulation and in tho king
dom and patienoe of Jesus Christ."
L. R. Gwaltney.
This beloved man asked for a
place in your hearts. Shall we not
grace our temple by giving him a
place there? I am sure Mr. Mirna
will be glad to act aa treasurer and
take charge of any contribution
which might be sent in for this beau
tiful cause, and I am sure there ia
not a man or woman in this town
who would not want to add at least
a mite towards the furtherance of
this plan. Can some one suggest a
way in which thia memorial may be
Agatha A. Woodson.
Cured of Liver Complaint. *
"I waa suffering with liver com
plaint," says Iva Smith of Point
Blank, Texas, and decided to try a
25c box of Chamberlain's tablets,
and ara happy to say that I am com
pletely cured and can recommend
them to every one. For sale by all
Fire works of all kinds-fire
crackers.sky-rockets, Roman candles
at very reasonable prices.
Dunovant & Co.
Shipment of hew crop Georgia
cane syrup'just received.
.?, K ? ti > tr Ddnovant & Co.
TEA TABLE IN SUMMER
WAYS BY WHICH IT CAN BE MADS
DeliclBua Novelties That May Be Add
ed to the Favorite Beverage on a
. Hot Afternoon-Set Repast
Under a Tree.
If you are ambitious to make your
tea table attractive to men-and what
woman ia not?-substitute a punch
bowl for the kettle that will come back
Into favor when the first sharp autumn
wind sends one shivering toward the
fireplace. During the heated season
use plenty of ice and move the tea
table onto, the porch, or under a tree,
and try some of these delicious new
beverages and original cakes and sand
Tea Julep-Make strong tea and
pour it slowly into tall, slender glasses
that have been filled with cracked ice,
on top of which has been placed a
thick slice of lemon, a generous sprig
of brook mint and a lump or two of
sugar. There should be sufficient ice
in each glass to thoroughly chill the
Tea Cocktail-Fill tall glasses with
shaved ice. Put bi each'glass two or
three cloves or Cassa buds, a teaspoon
ful of creme de menthe, several maras
chino cherries, and, in place of sugar,
two or three tiny sticks of candy. Fill
the glass with strong cold tea and
serve with glass cocktail straws.
Tea Punch-Put a block of ice in
the punch bowl and pour over it a
quart of strong cold tea, a bottle of
imported ginger ale, a bottle of apolli
naris and a quart of mixed fruit juices,
preferably lemon, orange and pineap
ple, and sirup made by boiling two
cups of sugar with half a cup of wa
ter for tWo minutes. Mix this well and
serve in glasses half full of shaved
Martha AnnB-Mix together one cup
of brown sugar, two eggs, half a tea
spoonful of salt, a quarter of a tea
spoonful of baking powder, half a cup
of chopped nuts and half a cup of
flour. This will make a batter. Drop
very small spoonfuls on buttered bak
ing sheets and bake in a moderate
Brownies-Cream one cup of ?ugar
and half a cup of butter. Beat in two
eggs. Add two squares of unsweet
ened chocolate that has been melted
over hot water, half a cup of chopped
nuts and half a cup of flour. Spread
\orer the bottom of a buttered pan and
bake. Cut in thin strips when done.
Saltine Sandwiches-Mix together
one cream cheese, half a cupjof broken
nut meats, a heaping tablespoonful of
butter and three chopped canned pi
mentos. Spread thickly between
To Keep Celery Crisp. ,
To keep celery fresh and crisp
until needed strip the celery from
the stalk and wash lt thoroughly in
cold water, clipping off the tops and
otherwise preparing it as if.for imme
diate use on the table. Then! wet'a
table napkin or an old piece of clean
linen In Ice cold water and wrap the
celery tightly In lt. Place the celery
in the refrigerator, either on the ice
or so that the ice comes in contact
with it. This method will keep celery
in the best condition for at least a
Use seven pounds of fruit. Pare,
core and chop the pears fine, add six
pounds of sugar and Bet on stove for
sugar to melt. Add juice and grated
rind of four lemons. Put the grated
rind and two ounces of ginger root cut
up fine in a small bag and let all cook
slowly three hours or until thick like
marmalade. Stir often to prevent
sticking to kettle. Put up in jelly
tumblers when done.
To Destroy Moths.
When moths get into the carpet you
will find lt a very good remedy to
spread a damp towel over the part
and Iron it dry with a hot iron. The
heat and steam from the iron will de
stroy the worms and eggs. This proc
ess will not hurt the carpet in any
To Wash Dellcate-Hued Muslin.
Soak for ten minutes In salt water,
a half cupful of common salt to two
gallons of water. Wring out and
wash quickly In a hand soap suds.
Rinse in bluing water. Starch in
boiled starch. Hang in shade: Wash
only one thing at a time.
To Quickly Clean Kid Gloves.
Soak a ?loth in gasoline, then shake
dry. Rub this over the soiled gloves.
Kid retains a disagreeable odor when
dipped in gasoline, and this process
will do the work if the gloves are not
too badly soiled.
Melt 2% cups of sugar to a "sirup.
When cold add one-half cup of lime
Juice, two cups of pineapple cut in
small pieces, one-half cup orange
Juice. Dilute with water and serve
In glasses of crushed Ice.
When Salting Nuts.
When next salting nuts after blanch
ing them, put them in a frying basket
and immerse them in hot fat, cooking
till they become a delicate brown;
then drain, sprinkle with salt, and let
If you desire to keep snot from
Bricking to the knife when chopping
lt, try sprinkling the knife with a lit
tle ground rice ?gd jtm wfil hare so
FTGHTiNG THE-'DREADED FL**
Hcuoskacper May Do Much Toward
Getting Rid of This Deadly Man.
ace to Human Ufe.
It h aa been demonstrated by physi
cians and., other experts that the com
mon house fly carries typhoid germs.
Therefore/* ir is1 Necessary that great
care be taken not to breed them.
The old adage "an ounce of preven
tion is better tl:.-IT. a pound of cure"
may be applied ? specially to flies, for
measures to pre? . nt their coining can
be used more eL^Uvely than methods
for destroying t'.icni after they arrive.
The housekeeper should insist that
not a drop of lop of any kind be
thrown about the door, and that all
sink-drains and cr.ss pools be securely
covered and il*ar no open' slop pails
be allowed to 'stand near the boase,
inviting a congelation of these sum
Owners of c c'untry bornes some
times forget r>r?i the manure pile is
a menace to th- health of tbe family,
particularly ie thia the case when
within easy rc-u-li of the dwelling.
Screens ouglu to be placed in all
the windows and. doora before files '-'
and other Insects maire their appear
Spraying slr ?V p?ils, garbage cans
or ponds with kerosene is said to
destroy the 1:: ya,., ot both flies and
Perfect clea: "ness in the kitchen,
the free use c.* borax and ammonia
in washing fl. -s, tables and sinks
will go a lon r way in preventing
trouble from fies.
ICED TEA IV.TH FINE FLAVOR
Addition of Jasmine or Orange Blos
soms Make.-, a Most Delicious
If you want i-r a ' with a delicious
flavor, try the lollowlng experiment:
Get half a pour. I ot very fine tea and
add to it a dozen jasmine or orange
blossoms. Put tlils mixture into a per
fectly tight jar away from the light
and do not ope;, for a month. If you
cannot get the ci ange blossoms or Jas
mine, purchase ?ome orange flower
water and soak your tea in enough of
this water to cover it. In a few hours
it will be ready to use.
To make the tea have the water hot,
pour it over the i ra and allow to stand
at least twelve Lours. Tea made in
this way has a beautiful flavor and a
delicious perfurr.'. J flavor, that can be
obtained in no o.lier way. Try com
bining it with orr.lige sherbet. There
is no way of preparing iced tea that
can compare with this. After sweet
ening, and when yt. j are ready to serve
it, place the sherbet In a bowl, poiir
the cold tea over it, and bring them
to the table together.
Plums in Batter.
Make a batter j with two beaten
eggs, five tablesrr?ns of flour, a little
more than one pint bf milk, and a
pinch of salt. Remove the stones
from one quart pf, large ripe plums,
crack them, put the kernels Inside of
the plums aga ii' ' mix the fruit with
two heaping tablespoons of moist
sugar and stir i' lightly into the bat
ter. Turn it into a buttered pudding
dish, and bake hot oven till done,
about forty minutes. Sprinkle pow
dered sugar over -the top, and serve
hot with one-ha'f cup of butter, one
cup of sugar arri ene well-beaten egg
stirred to a crea ni and flavored.
One and one-hp.lf tablespoons melt
ed lard, one tabl~s?:oon sugar, one and
one-half to one Pnd three-quarter cups
of milk, one ?fig. three cups sifted
flour, three testions baking powder,
pinch of salt. Vs..- more or less milk,
according to the quantity of the flour.
Sift baking powder and flour together,
add butter, sugar, egg and milk.
Put a teacupful of cream into a .
saucepan and n hen it boils mix with
it one wineglass ul of sherry that han
been thickened - Ith a teaspoonful of '
flour. Sweeten io taste with sugar,
grate in a little, nutmeg and boll for
fifteen minutes. The sauce is then
Housekeeper's H ando.
Mutton tallow with a little sulphur
added ls healing nnd whitening. When
the hard work of the day ls done, rub
well into the skin." Keep a supply ot
Indian meal near your soap dish. Ev
ery time you wash your hands rub the
meal thickly on them after soaping.
When Baking Potatoes.
When making baked potatoes, you
will find it very good to nip the ends
off and grease them before placing in
the oven. When finished, you can
take them but, pently break apart
without spoiling their appearance and
serve at once.
As soon as blackberry season opens
try this salad. The berries must be
ripe, but firm and large. Mix with,
tender white cel?ry chopped rather
flne and serve with a mayonnaise
dressing on a bed of crisp lettuce.
To clean hairbrushes and make
them like new, put a tablespoonful of
ammonia into a basia of tepid water
and dip the brushes up and down In
it until they are rlean. They dry with
Laundering, Hint. I
When Ironing sprinkle powdered
orris root under tba ironing sheet, and
this imparts a dolents perfume to the
freshly laundered ??othmg and flat,
Hnen that is very ajpanahl*