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Twc Promising Yoong Men.
Messrs. J. F. ?nd Mealing Bunch
of North Angosta, son? of the late
E. M. Bunch, were in Edgffield
Monilay on business. Bolh of them
are exceedingly promising young
men who will write their names
high in the business world. Mr. J.
F. Bunch has been in the employ
ment of the Bank of Western Caro
lina for l?verai years and ha? been
rapidly promoted. He has been
manager of the North Augusta
branch of this bank for two years
Mr. Mealing: Ranch in at home
managing the farm. Their late fa
ther had many warm personal
friends here who gav* ihese young
gentlemen a cordial welcome.
Mrs. Lake Steadily Improving.
Rev. John Lake and wife have
sent in a most cheering report con
cerning their work for the qnarter
beginning the first of May. The re
port had scarcely reached Richmond
when Mrs. Lake broke down and
became so ill that the physician*
and the South China Mission order
.ed that she be brought home imme
diately. Brother Lake came with
her to the Sanitarium at Battle
Creek, where she is reported an im
proving slowly, and he ha? gone
back to his field, sailing from New
York on December 17th. Let us all
remember them in prayer.-Baptist
Foreign Mission Journal..
Death of Mrs. W. H. Quartes.
Another newly-made mound has
been added to the Red Hill ceme
tery. It mai ks the grave of Mrs. W.
31. Quarles who passed away at her
home Thursday at noon after being
ill about one week. The funeral took
place F nd ay, ber pastor, Rev. J.
T Littlejohn, officiating. Before
her marriage Mrs. Quarks was Miss
Martha Eubanks. Her husband pre
ceded ber to the spirit land three
years ago. She was an active mem
ber of Red Hill church from her
girlhood. Mrs. Quarles found her
chief joy in contributing to the
happiness of her family circle. She
reared a large family who will
great'y miss her thoughtful atten
tions and wise counsel. She also bad
a Urge number of life-long friends
in the neighborhood who are deep
ly saddened by her death.
She leaves two daughters, Miss
Mary Quailes and Mrs. A. E
Quarles, and four sons, P. M., M.
L., H. A. and R, V. P. Quarles. ?
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White Tow a Newe.
Mr. Editor:- Seeing no letter.-?
from school children in last week's
issue of The Advertiser, I decided I
would give you the news from our
We, like the children of Flat
Rock school had a Christmas tree,
and oh, we were all so hippy. The
tree was heavily laden with all kind
of good thing*, besides old Santa
parried a large pauk on his back,
and it too, wa? full of nice things
for I ?aw the dolls head sticking
..ut. Santa was such a jolly, good
natured old fellow. We all fell ia
ove with him and will be glad to
ee him anain next ChrUtmas. Be
fore the tree was lighted we had a
nice program for a Christmas en
tertainment consisting of longs,
recitations, a drill and tableaux.
Well, all that paused off nicely
and we have again settled down to
vork There are ?lt.v-six children
on the roll and all were present to
day except one. We are trying to
make this the best year in the his
tory of our sehool.
We regret to lose some of oqr
?eighbors. Mr. J. D. White and
family have moved to Milan, Ga.,
j M.?. Charlie White to McCormick,
Mr. M. B. Tarrant to Greenwood
land Mr. J. B. Jennings and Mr!
Cleveland White will soon move to
Florida. We wi&htt?ey would decide
to remain in our town.
We regret to report the illness of
j Mr. J. B. Jennings who has been
confined to his bed since Christmas.
We hope he will soon be well again.
Dr. Fuller ia attending him daily.
The many friends of Mrs. G. S.
Cartledge will be glad to know tdie
it? irr.^roving. She is still at the
Margaret Wright Hospital where
?he had an operation for appendici
tis a month ago.
Death enme into our midst on
December 18, and called to rest Mr
George Washington Hamilton, th?
oldest citizen of our community,
i He was a valued citizen, patriot,
I Christian, ex-soldier of the. Con
federacy and "Soldier of the Cross.*'
Mr. Hamiiton moved into our com:
munity ab ?ut five years ago and
served ass inerintendent of our Sun- j
day school until last year when he
was forced to resign on account of
his feeble condition. He was faith- j
ful to his religion and ever ready'
to serve, being earnest, simple and
true. He rejoiced in the educational
attainments of th? young people,
often speaking kind words to then.
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This venerable old gentlemen lived
to the age of seventy-two year? and
wa? seized with a stroke of paraly
tic, after which he lasted only a
few hours. His remains were laid tu
rent tn the cemetery at Red O-tk
Grove of which church he was a
consultent member. Our heart* go
out in tenderest sympathy for hi-?
bereaved widow who in left so lone
ly. May the be comforted with the
thought that he bat gone to dwell
with hin Saviour whom it was his
delight to serve.
Death of Mr. Henry Walton
Saturday night, January 10, Mr.
Henry Wa'ton passed away after
s iffering for about two years from
Bright's disease. The funeral ter
rie* was held at Good Hope church
Monday, January 12. Mr. Walton
was a man of sterling qualities. He
was always quiet and unassuming,
attending strictly to hit own busi
ness - He had four brothers who
served during the entire four yean
of the Civil war but be wat too
younir to enter active tervice. His
life hat always been an exemplary
one, consequently hit influence in
the community was always whoh
lome and uplifting. He leavet hit
wife, four daughters, foar tont and.
two brother*, Mr. Caleb Walloa
and Mr. W. T. Walton.
News of Parksville!
Miss Carrie Moultrie has entered
school at Parksville.
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Lankford
and children after an extended visit
to relatives and friends here, have
returned to their home in Ten
There will be Quarterly Confer
ence at the Parksville Methodist
church next Thursday, the 22nd.
A. T. Newton and Bros.. of Shel
by, N. C., have purchased several
tracts of timber in the vicinity of
Paiksville. They expect to begin
sawing in ^ short time.
Mr. and Mrs Joe Bussey, who
have been visiting here, have re
Auditor Ti m merman, of Eden
field, was here a few days ago,
taking tax returns.
Francis, Julian and Henry Boyd
of Charlotte, N. C. are visiting
Dr. Blackwell reports a great
deal of sickness in this community.
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ag I will wii
year the greal
as having the
Lose of other ?
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Anniversary of Lee's Birthday.
Oo Monday afternoon the Edge
field chapter D. of C. held a very
enthuiiastic meeting when the birth
day of Robert K. Lee waa celebrat
ed at the home of Mri. Mary Nor
rie. ? very interesting paper writ
ten by Dr. Ashby .Tones of Augusta
fa? read by Mrs. B. E. Nich.lson.
Greetings from the president-general
were read by Mrs. P. M. Feltham
aud a sketch from the Confederate
Veteran by Mrs. Mamie Tillman.
On the resignation of Mrs. J. D.
Holuieiu who baa been made one
of the sute vice-presidents, Mrs.
Lovick Muns was elected president,
and Mrs. J. H. Tompkins was chos
en as registrar. Delightful refresh
ments were served.
Death of Miss Mattie Pattison.
After suffering for nearly three
years, Miss Mattie Pattison, the
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J.I.
Patt i son,di ed Tuesday morning. She
! became partially paralyzed nearly
j three years ago and during that
time, although a constant sufferer,
her patience and Christian fortitude
have been indeed beautiful. Fre
quently friends who would visit
her would speak of how bright,
cheerful and happy she was in spite
of-nor great affliction. The people
of Edgefield have never before wit
neased such an example of patient
suffering aud complete resignation
to His will. The immediate cause
of Miss Mattie's death was pneumo
nia, her depleted condition making
her an easy victim of this dread
disease. Throughout her prolonged
illness she received the mont devot
ed attention from friends and loved
ones. She was conscious almost to
the end and faced death calm]v and
bravely, putting her trust in her
Saviour whom she accepted in early
girlhood. All of the members of her
family were with her, Miss Jennie
Pattison, her sister who is teaching
at Elloree., haying reached her but a
lew hours before the end.
The funeral was conducted at the
residence Tuesday afternoon by her
pastor, Dr. M. D. Jeffries, and the
snow-white, flower-laden casket was
borne td the grave in our village
cemetery by six of her young
friends. A large number of relatives
and friends gathered to pay her a
Best Georgia Cane Syrup, at
Dunovant & Co.
i a free trip
test show th<
) Strength of
e go across.
Death of Mr. O. J. Prince.
Another representative citizen of
the county who made an honorable
record in the Civil war, Mr. Oliver
J. Prince, died at his home in the
Colliers community Mond-iy night.
Fie was convalescing from pneumo
nia when an old wound which he
rsoeived on his foot in the war be
came infliraed. Owing to his weak
ened condition blood poisoning set
in, resulting in bis death. The fu
neral was held at Red Hill church
Tuesday afternoon. Rev. J. T. Lit
Mr. Prmce passed bis long life
in the community where he died
and the people who knew him best
have bad only kind words for him.
He wa? a friand of everybody and
everybody was his frieuu. He was
kind, generous, public spirited, al
ways doing hit full share in what
ever was undertaken for the ad
vancement of his community's in
terest. His genial nature and kindly
?pirit won friends for him wher
ever he went. His place in the Col
lier? section will not be easily tilled.
Mr. Prince leaves two daughters,
Mr?. J. N. Grafton and Mrs. ?.
lin m mond, and four ions, Tucker,
lien, EL J. and Wheeler Prince.
A Royal Dinner.
On Saturday the 10th inst.,
the borne of and Mrs. W. W.
Mayson was u led to overflowing
with many relatives and friends to
enjoy a turkey dinner with the ad
dition of many other varieties which
mide it palatable to each and every
one. After dinner a lot of tine ci
gars were passed around. Mr. and
Mrs. Mayson are noted for their
genuine hospitality, and last Satur
day was simply a review of the
past, as it has been their custom
for several years in succession to
open their hospitable home to rela
tives and friends where they can
feast together and enjoy the luxur
ies of life that go to feed the tem
poral bodies, and to be with Mrs.
Mayson you can feel that through
her Christian example you can he
made better. May Gcd's richest
blessings ever abide with them is
the wish of many friends and rela
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jard at the eleventh hoar. Bat He
also taught by example. He was
Himself the very sermons H#
preached. Said Ile, "Learn of me."
Learn to treat people like I do;
learn to take lifo ai I take it; learn
to love, to pity, to pray, to do
. good a? I do; le un to pray for your
enemies; learn to pray for the ig
norant and erring, "father forgive
them, for they know not." He
taucht HU discipled that His wad a
religion of eourasre and liberty, not
fear and bondasr? to human ideas
and haman ideals: that if the yoke
of religion was gulling and did not
bear peaceable fruits of righteous
ness, then said He. "Come' unto me,
for my yoke is easy and my burden
3. The Christi-tn arts Jesus taught
were first, the ari of conversation.
When he convened with the wo
man at well. II- gradually led ber
from the material iuto the spiritual.
He led ber to seo her lost condition.
He led her to confession and repent
ance. He taught lier that God was
a Spirit and that Ile mum be wor
st ip ped in spirit aud in truth. From
the well of water he conducted her
to the very thro: . of ' God. Alas,
there be so many from whoso lip? a
religious conversation never falls.
How many people of your acquain
tance whose presence creates a
spiritual atmosphere? Religious con
versation is an art we should all
cultivate. I do no mean to quarrel
about religion. I ni?an to dispassion
ately converse upon the subject,
and to endeavor iu a loving way to
a sisijothera to tho kingdom of God.
He also taught us the art of medi
tation. AH this seems to be a lost
art, and oft confused with thoughts,
we cannot enlarge upon ii, except
to say that the evolution of religiou
in the soul is from serious thought
to meditation and fin illy bec >raes
fervent prayer. We have beeu al
most jostled out of the art of medi
cation. Then the art of prayer. He
caught us to pray by example, for
lie prayed all night. And the art of
exercising the Christian graces, love,
hope, faith and goodness in all
things. This school has produced
wonderful men and w men. The
term is a life long ene. No pupil
ever regrets attending it. Finally
we receive a diploma reading,
"Well done, thru gond and faith
ful servant, en er thoa into the
joys of thy Lord."