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Wednesday, December 24.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Miss Emmie Warth of Savannah
is the guest of Mrs. A. G. Martin.
The rates published this week
show the relative standing of the
Mrs. P. P. Burns is here to spend
the holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. O. Sheppard.
Marriage in Edgefield to-morrow
We haven't said who, so we are
not telling tales out of school.
Miss May Tor pkinshas returned
after a pleasant visit to ber sister,
Mr?. John K. Aull, in Columbia.
Miss Helen Dorn has boen spend
ing the past week in Clark's Hill
?mth her aunt, Mrs. J. P. Nixon.
Our friend D. P. Boone bai had
a visit from the Stock at his home,
leaving a sweet little girl. Con
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Calhour
have cone to Spartanburg to spend
the holidays with Mr. and Mrs.
Some of the finest lumber that
the writer has ever seen is being j
*awed by Mr. W. P. Hamilton on
the farm of Mr. W. G. Ouzts.
Miss Gladys Chappell, one of the
teachers in the Edgefield Hig!>
Schcol, has gone to her home ii
New berry to spend the Christmas
Miss Annie Darlington returnee!
to her home in Washington, D. U.,
Monday after spending a week hen
very pleasantly as the guest of Mrs.
Mamie N. Tillman.
Harold and GenevieveNorris ac
??Urjaiiu; Mot- S< ] hit Nicholson
to Georgetown Monday, where the}
will be guests in the home of Mr.
aid Mrs. Wayne Darlington fur
Under the direction of their lead
er, Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, the
sunbeams of the Baptist church
will hold their Christmas exercises
at the Methodist church Friday af
ternoon at four o'clock. The public
is cordially inviled. The Christ m ap
offerings will be collected from the
b'uni beams Friday afternoon. ?
John Nixon, the bright little
pen of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Nixon
of Clark's Hill has been in the Line
Heights Sanatorium at North .Au
gusta since the latter part of No
vember, and while he is steadily im
proving he will not be well enough
to spend Christmas at home. Mr.
and Mrs. Nixon both have many
friends iii Edgefield who are deeply
interested in their wei fare. We hope
to. see little John and all of the
family in Edgefield eariy in the
Honor Roll, Third Month,
Edgefield Public and High
, 1st. Grade Section P.-Elizabeth
Timmerman, Mary Marsh, Allen
George Thurmond, Percy Marshall
Feltham, Royal Shannonbouse,
Roath Nicholson, Robert Tompkins.
Section A-Allen Edwards, Eliza
beth Paul, Robert Arthur.
. . 2ijd Grade-Isabel Byrd, Mary
Lyon, Elizabeth Lott, Rhett Mor
gan. Edwin Rives, John Wells,
Benjamin Cogburn, Earl Quartes.
3rd Grade-F?eanor Minis, Geo.
Tompkins, Mobley Sheppard.
Mitchell Wells, Sam Paul, Helen
Nicholson, Corrie Cheatham, Ray
mond Folk, Gertrude Thurmond.
4th Grade-William Folk, Lois
Minis, Dixon T.mmerman, Willie
McManus, Geneva Quarles, Eddie
Talbert, Lillian Pattison, Mary
.5th Grade-Edith Ouzts, Strom
Thurmond, Ellen Quarles, Rhae
6th Grade-Arthur Britt, Edwin
Folk, James Sbarpton, James Por
ter, Ilene Harling.
7th Grade-Margaret May, Fred
Mays, Lydia Brimson, Genevieve
Norris, Willie Peak, Emmie Lou
8th Grade-Lula Ouzts, Ouida
Pattison, Mary Lewis,Pearl Quaries,
Carroll Rainsford, Sumraie Tal
9th Grade-Alma De Loach, Ida
Folk, Una Ryan, Blondel Hart,
Florence M i ms, Lall ie Peak.
l?f.h Graue-Walter Mays, Wil
lie May Hart.
A shipment of new Georgia cane
?jrup just received,
? _ Timmons & Morgan.
The Great Event Closes Thursday.
2,000 votes for every $1.00 turned in for ?obsciiptious, job work or
advertising. " .. '
The ever generous editor of The Advertiser has added two more
gold bracelets and another gold watch to the already handsome Hat of
COMPLETE LIST OF PRIZES.
First Prize $400.00 Piano,
2nd " $100. Diamond Ring,
3rd " Solid Gold Watch, m .1
4th " u *
5th " " Bracelet,
7th " " ? "
Solid Gold Brooches will be given the other contestants.
The Contest will close at 12 o'clock, noon, Thursday, January 1st.
At that time each contestant must be ready to make her final report.
Those who cannot be present may send their report and it will have the
same careful attention as it would have if the contestant were present.
All reports must be in The Advertiser office by 12 o'clock of the last
Cash, Postoffice or Express Money Orders or Cashier's Checks must
accompany' all work turned in January 1st, by contestants; no persenal
(..becka will he accepted.
A committee has been named as judges who will not only be en
titled to count the votes but to investigate any reeords that could in any
way have bearing on the contest.
Judges will meet at The Advertiser office at 12 sharp.
Relative Standing of Contestants.
Miss Maggie Winn, .345,100 Miss Naomi Prescott 112,600
Miss Emily Tompkins 31O.5U0 Miss Maria Hill, 8V,luQ
Miss Sara Stevens, 280,600 Miss Ellie Mae Miller, . 85,500
Miss Marie blackwell, 285.700 Miss Ellee Swearingen, 8ft,u00
Miss Mamie Cheatham, 265.900 Miss Jessie Parkman . 45,250
Miss Essie Bussey 200.050 Miss Nellie Bodie, 40,000
Miss Maggie Shaffer 141,050 Miss Lila DeLaucrhter 38,650
New? From Plum Branch.
Our community in taking on a
holiday spirit right along. Our
school closed last Friday for the
holidays, the hearts of both the
papila and teachers are gladdened
because of the well earned rest.
MisAes Elvira and Minnie Green
who have been teaching in the
?Traded school here have returned to
Greenville where they will spend
the - holidays with their parents.
Cupid h?s been very active
around here thia season. As a re
sult several marriages have already
taken place and more are to follow.
On Hst Wednesday, December
17, at the home of the bride's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Sturkey,
Kev. B. H. Covington, the popular
Methodist preacher here, was united
by the linly bonds of matrimony lo
Miss Lucile Marion Sturkey. The
bride who is a very attractive young
lady was tastefully arrayed in a
beautiful white satin dress. Amid
the inspiring strains of the wed
ding march played by Mrs. J. L.
Bracknell, the bridal couple march
ed into the tastefully decorated par
lor, and were united in marriage in
the presence of a host of* admiring
friends, Rev. G. M. Sexton officiat
ing. Immediately after the ceremo
ny the bridal party retired to the
dining i oom where a most delight
ful dinner was served, tfcev. Cov
inyton and wife are tal horne to their
hosl of friends at the parsonage at
Another marriage of great inter
est to every one, was that of Mr.
J. J. Collier and Miss Ellen Crouch.
The ceremony was performed at
the Baptist parsonage on Sunday
evening at 4:15 in the presence of
a large circle of friends, Rev. G.
M. Sexton officiating. After the
ceremony the bride and groom re
turned to the home of the groom1?
sifter,. Mrs. R. E. Coleman where a
delightful supper was served to a
few select friends. Mr. and M rsl
Collier leave on Christmas day for
Leesville, S. C. where they will vis
it the bride's parents. Mrs. Collier,
nee Crouch, is the popular assist
ant in our high school? while Mr.
Collier is a member of the finn
Bracknell *fc Son.
' Last Sunday at '?-MQ Mr. Ollie
White and Miss Med lock of the
White Town section were happily
married at the Baptist church in
the presence of a host of friends,
Rev. G. M. Sexton, the Baptist
Prof. G. C. Mangiim leaves Mon
day for a trip to Latta, S. C. to
spend the boll ?days with some old
classmates. A Guest.
California Woman Seriously
UA short lime ago I contracted a
severe cold which settled on my
lungs and caused me a great deal of
annoyance. I would have bad cough
ing spells and my lungs were so
sore and inflamed I began to be se
riously alarmed. A friend recom
mended Chamberlain's Cough Reme
dy, saying she had used it for ye irs.
I bought a bottle and in a week I
was rid of the cold and soreness of
my lungs," writes Miss Marie Ger
ber, Sawtelle, Cal. For sale by all
You're ad good as man in a Hart
Schaffner & Marx suit from F. G.
Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
For last Sunday of 1913 then
will he preaching and upeeial mu
sic at Edgefield Methodist church
both morning and. night. Hours
11:30 and 7:30. The public is cor
Baptist Church Services.
Services 11:30 a. m. and 7:30 p
m. Morning subject. "Is the gam*
worth the candle." As regularly ar
ranged the Sunday school and
morning service will be at the High
School auditorium, the evenine: ser
vice at the Presbyterian church.
Baptist, Methodist, Presbyteri
an, Episcopal. masan
Methodist church, Baptist night,
Episcopal and Presbyterian pastors
to talk. Union prayer meeting lasi
night of 1913 at 7:30 o'clock at
Methodist chu rel), brothers Baile\
and Sharthonhouse to make talks
This takes the place of both Wed
nesday and Thursday night prayer
meetings. Let.ali the people conn
and fay amen.
J. R. Walker.
One of the greatest needs is more
"book learning." There are too
many fanners trying to farm with
out nooks and agricultural papers
thru are reliable. Book farming is
needed not only to increase tin
yield and swell the profits, but to
train the intellect to work with the
hands and fill the mind with useful
information. Give un more book
farmers.-Farm <fc Ranch.
Use Votan or Lord Calvert coffee
and you will uBe the best.
L. T. May.
WANTED-Sober, steady young
man for wages on larfti and dairy.
Apply to Mrs. J. C. Lanham, North
Augusta, S. C.
Christmas Holiday Tickets.
On sale December 17 to 25 inclu
sive also December 3U l'.U.Sy-and
January 1, 1914, with tiua! limit
returning January G, li) 14.
Southern Railway Premier Car
rier of the South.
Christmas goods, Ladies and
Gents Umbrellas, Walking Cane?,
lloleproof Hose in fancy b)xes,
Suspenders Sets, Sox Sets, Neck
Tie Sets and other things for Gents
and boys, write
P. G. Mertins Augusta, Ga.
We notify our patrons that our
Ginnery will close down from De
cember 22 to 28; and commencing
December 30th we will gin only
two days in the week, Tuesday and
Beaver Dam Mill, j
they were brought about. A ma> ?
eal contest was enjoyed, the an
swers to the questions being in mu
sical terras and Miss Clara- Sawy-1
received the prize a beautiful pie
ture of Wagner. Refreshments ol
sweets were served,and as each guesi
departed they partook of a cup of
fragrant tea, with small calces, Mrs'
J. L. Walker presiding and Misses
Hallie White and Pauline Lewie
offering the refreshments.
The many friends of Rev. M. L
Lawson, a former pastor of the
Baptist church here, will be glad
to learn that the operation for ap
pendicitis was very successful, and
he is rapidly improving.
Mr. J. L. Mims and Miss Flor
ence Mims were visitors here Sat
The collection taken by the va
rious classes of the Baptist Sunday
school on Sunday morning for the
"Old preachers," amounter! to near
ly 150. /
Rev. W. R. Smith has accepted
4 call to the Baptiit church of Mc
Cormick, and he will soon leave to
assume charge of the pastorate.
Rev. J. T. Black and Joe and
Manning Black, of Anderson, and
Mr. J. M. Black, of Greensboro,
N. C-, will spend the holidays in
the home of their brothel-, Mr. 0.
Mrs. Sam Ready is now domicil
ed in the home of Mrs. John
Mr. E. J. Norris and Miss Miriam
Norris, of Edgetield, spent Thurs
day iu the home of Mr. M. R.
Mrs. James Wright and Mrs. F.
S. Jefferson spent Wednesday at
Edgetield with Mrs. Sara-Collett.
Visitors from Meeting Street th ii
week were Mrs. Ida Stevens, acd
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Allen and Miss
Mary Lewis, Messrs. J. F. Payne
and George Logue.
Among those who are at home
for the holidays are M isses Lottie
Bean, Coker college; Mary Mobley.,
Coker college; Antoinette Denny,
Converse college; Ella Jacobs, Win
throp; Eula Satcher, Columbia col
lege; Martha Watson, Hollins In
stitute; Virgie Courtney, Raleigh,
N. C., Wallace Turner and Fletcher
Horne, Clemson college; John
Flemming Marsh, Charleston col
lege; William Watson, Citadel;
Robert Kenny, Welford; Slaunlon|
Lot^, ' -tuth Carolina university; '1.
C. ?(1 wards, Wake Forest, N. C.;
Earle. Crouch, South Carolina uni-;
versity; Homer Moyer, Wotford
Misses Flora Kennj and Mary
Spauu Harrison who have been
teaching at Fairfax, are here for the
Mrs. Manor, of Spc.rtanburg ia
the guest of Miss Ly lie LaCrone.
Mr. and ?1rs. Barlow Walsh, of
Snuuer.are guests in ?the home ot
the latter's parents, M.r. and MrsJ
Wm. Lee Coleman.
Fresh graham flour.'
Ii T. Mav. ;
Fit His Case Exactly.
"When father was sjick about six
years ago be read an advertisement
of Chamberlain's tablyts in the pal
per? that lit his case exactly," writes
Miss Margaret Camfpbell of Fi..
Smith, Aik. He purchased a box of
them and he hasnotbejen sick since.
My Sister had stomach trouble and
was also benefited t>y them. For
sale bv all dealers. j
Never was a better suit for
Slo.OO than we are selling now, F.
(T. Merlins, Augusta, ?Ga.
Bed lounges in mahy varieties of
coverings at reasonable prices.
Ramsay & Jones.
The prettiest silk lined Overeoajt
you'eyer saw for ?l?.U0, at F. G.
Mertins, Augusta, .fi&.
?l?.U.O special shiits and over
coats., all woll, fit perfect, these ale
better values than jjou will get ?il
any cut price sale, s^e . :/ i
F. G.. Mertinfi Augusjta, Ga,,
We invite our friends abd-, loi
public generally to J call, and ih?#ec
the. Free Sewing Machines whicl
we are now selling. Every part o'
the machine is not only guarariteet
but insured for a period of fiv<
years. If it is burned! or broken 0]
from any cause a r ew machine wil
be given in its plact>. Surely such ?
guarantee or insurance policy a
ibis should prove j th at the maker
of,the machine have confidence^
it. Drop in and let us show you it
Ramsey & Jones.
Wr3 have invited Santa Claus ti
make our store his shopping pla*
in Edgetield ' This is where he wil
buvallofthe nice? things' for rjn
children ofdug^flrt ol' the country
?llflUlW H^'unovant & Co.
Absolutely has no substituto
Many mixtures are offered as
substitutes for Royal. No other
baking powder is the same in
composition or effectiveness, or
so wholesome and economical,
nor will make such fine food*
Royal is the only Baking Powder made,
from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar
How to Bank rupt the Doctors
A prominent New York physi
cian says, "If it were not for the
thin stockings and thin soled ?boes
worn by women the doctors would
probably be bankrupt." When you
contract a ?old do not wait for it to
develop into pneumonia but treac
it at once. Chamberlain's Coujrh
Remedy is intended especially for
coughs and colds, and has won a
wi le reputation by its cures of
these diseases. It is most.effectual
and is pleasant and safe to take. For
sale by all dealers.
Raincoats from $S up, guaran
teed rain proof.
F. G. Merlins Augusta, Ga.
Croup and Cough Remedy.1
Croup is a terrible disease, it at
tacks children so suddenly they are
very apt to choke unless given the
proper remedy at once. There is
nothing better in the world than
Dr. King's New Discovery. Lewis
Chamberlain, of Manchester, Ohio,
writes about his children: "Some
times in severe attacks we were
afraid they would die, but since we
proved what a certain remedy Dr.
King's New Discovery is, we have j
no fear. We rely on it for croup,
coughs and colds." Socan you. 50c|
and ?1.00. A bottle should be in
eve/y borne. At all .druggists. H E
Bucklen <fc Co.; Pbila. St. Louis.
State of South Carolina-County
of Edgtfield-Court of Common
Mrs. MaryK. Barr, et al, Plain
tiffs against Jessie Rushton, et al.
Pursuant to the decree in this
cause, I will sell at public outcry to
the highest bidder before the court
house, town of Edgetield and state
of South Carolina, on sales day in
January 1914, the barney being th?
fifth day of said month the follow
ing described realty to wit:
"Two tracts of land as follows:
One tract containing twp hundred
and ninety acres more or le^s, sit
uate and being in Edgetield and Sa
luda counties in the state of South
Carolina and known as the Elsmore
and Bush land, and bounded by
landr of James Satcber, A M Mitch
ell and Burrell Nicholson; and the
other tract of land contains one
hundred and fifty-One acre* more
or less, situate in Edgefield county,
state of South Carolina, and known
as the Snipes land and bounded by
lands of E L Ycr.ce, Wm. Hare,.
James Temple and others."
Terms of sale cash; Purchawer to
pay for papers. If purchaser doet?
not comply with Cm ternis of sale
within one bon rafter sale, I will re
sell same at former purchaser's risk,
unless satisfactory arrangements
can be made with' plaintiff's attor
ney and the Master.'1
S. M. Smith,
Master E. C. S. C.
We invite the people of Edgetield to cati and
inspect our large, stock ot Watches, Diamonds,
Cut Glass, Silverware, Jewelry and Novelties |of
.ill kinds. .
The selectiou of Christmas . presents for
ladies or gentleman is made easy at our store. -
A. J. Renkt,
706 Broad Street, Augusta, Georgi?.
Christmas ! Christin as ! !
Se? us before making your se
lections for Christmas presents for
father, brother or sweetheart.
We have a large stock of
SUITS, SHOES, GLOVES,
NECKWEAR, SUIT GA?"
Come in to see us.
Dorn & Mims