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Married in Johnston.
At 4:30 p. m. last Monday after
noon tbe Rev. E. C. Bailey united
in marriage Mr. J. M Cullum and
Miss Mary Spann Harrison at the
home of the bride. The marriage
was a quiet affair. The contracting
parties will make Johnston their
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church are preparing to give the
Edgefield music-loving public a
?ery delightful treat, consisting of
local talent tn chorus binging and
four numbers from Miss Battle of
Augusta, who has consented to be
present on this occasion, the even
ing of Thursday, February 12. The
?choirs of all the churches in town
have ?een enlisted, and this concert
practice will improve the music for
the union service. A silver offering
will be taken.
The following invitation announc
es an approaching marriage around
which much interest bas been cen
tered for some time on account of
the wide popularity of these young
. Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Mathis re
quests the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter,
Wein ona Bettie, to Mr. Oren Pres
ton Reese, Wednesday morning
the eighteenth of February, nine
teen hundred and fourteen at twelve
o'clock, Peace Heaven Sunday
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Green,
of Harlem, announce the engage
ment of their daughter, Eleanor
Frances, to Dr. Frederick Percival
Byrd, of Batesburg, S. C.
The marriage is announceu for
the evening of Tuesday, February
24, at the Green home, the ceremo
ny to be performed by the Rev.
Miss Green is one of the most
popular young women in Harlem
and is greatly loved here where she
made her home before going to
Harlem. She is both pretty and
-winning and many are the regrets
that will follow ber to ber new
home along with best wishes.-Au
?ceeding in th
3 Fair at Bani
? Prudential is
our rates are
?rou take any '.
Choral Society Concert.
The Edgetield public are fortu
nate in having in store for them the
splendid concert in preparation by
thin society on the evening of Feb
ruary 17. Mis? Harri* has ai ranged
a beautiful, attractive and varied
program, which will be published
III detail at an early date. Let every
lover <?f good music be in readiness
for this interesting occasion. Per
haps the most inviting numbers on
this program will be the singing
by the students of the High and
Officer Assigned to B. M I.
Greenwood, Jan. 24.-Senator
Tillman and Congressman Aiken
vired to-da\ to the Bailey Militar)
Institute that the war department
'tad detailed Lieut. George C. Bow
en of the United States army as the
.ftieer who is to be stationed here
"i teach military science to the ca
dets of this school. Lieut. Bowen
is a native of Anderson and is au
honor graduate of West Point Al
present h- is at Fort Bliss in Texas,
a post near the Mexican border. He
is expected to arrive in Green wot d
in a few days.
In Memory of Mrs. Mary J.
Wheieas it has pleased our
Heavenly Father to remove from
our midst our loved friend and zeal
our co-worker, Mrs. Mary Thur
mond be it resolved.
Fir*t: That the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance Union of Edge
field have lost one of their most
loyal and devoted members, who
was ever ready to help in the great
struggle for righteousness against
the sin <?f intemperance.
Second: That we try day by day
by day io emulate her beautiful
Christian life. That we submissive
ly bow t-> this dispensation of God's
will, and tender our heartfelt sym
pathy to the bereaved family.
Third: That a copy cf these reso
lutions be inscribed in our minute
book, a copy be sent to the bereav
ed family and one to the Edgefield
Advertiser for publication.
Mrs. W.L. Dunovant,
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn,
Mrs. J. W. Peak,
Quaker Oats, poffed Riee and
Dunovant & Co.
'ransico next 3
; well known ?
lower than th
lal Fire ai
Card of Thank?.
With hearts overflowing with
deepest gratitude we desire to give
an expression of thanks to neign
b<>r* and friends for their kindue.-8
and sympathy in our bereavement.
I heir ministrations of lovu and the
faithful service of the physicians
make our sorrow easier to bear, and
our burdens lighter. In the dark
hour we thank God for our Irietids
and for the comfort their friend
-hip affords us, and commend us all
to the care of our Heavenly Father
'who doeth all things well."
Dr. .1. T. Pattison and family.
\rl0vem2at oa foot to Secure
National Funds For Roads.
An enthmianic inns meeting was
held in the court house Saturday
afternoon in thu interest of good
roads. Capt O. P. Bright, th*
president of the Chamber of Com
merce, presided. Letters wre read
from Congressman James F. Byrnes,
stating that he can obtain from the
government $10,000 for Edgefild
county for r ?a I improver mt, pro
vided the people of the county will
raise twice that sum. Mr. Byrnes
also slited that unless prom ni ac
tion is taken the money will be
[transferred to some othei county or
A com uiitee c mating of O. P
?Bright, J. C. Long and J. W
Stewart was appointed to ascertain
from the government what time will
be allowed for raising the require 1
sum and also what micinery, if any,
must be purchased by the county.
The committee has been instruct
ed to make a canvass of the territo
ry adjacent to the leading public
roads in the central portion of the
county so that at a subsequent mass
meeting the roads that are to be im
proved may be wisely selected. The
meeting Saturday was largely
attended and considerable interest
was manifested It is practically
certain that at least a portion if not
all of the $10,000 will be secured
for the county.
Capt. Bright has seen a number
of merchants and other business
men of Edgefield and has secured
liberal pledges toward the proposed
fund. It is to be hoped that suffi
cient money can be raised to secure |
government aid. In order to do 1
this prompt action must be taken.
Mao's and ladies* Underwear.
Lg I will win
rear the great?
as having the
ose of other si
} year help me
id Life Ins
Some Strong Endorsements.
Senator Hoke Smith of Georgia
had the following to lay in apeak
ins: of Prof. Pound who is to lec
ture here in the opera home next
"I have had the pleasure of hear-|
ing Prof. Aldine Pound on a num
ber of occasions, and I am gratified
to learn that he is to do some regu
'ar work on the lyceum platform.
His thoughts are entertaining and
instructive, his language clear and
ornate. Those who hear him will be
Congressman Edwards of the
First District of Georgia also had
the following to nay: 1
'Ti has been my pleasure to hear
Prof. Pound in two or three of his
leciures. I have known him for
many years. I regard him as one of
the ablest speakers in the country.
He is thoroughly educated, highly
polished, and has a manner that
eminently fits him for the lecture
platform. He possesses a degree of
magnetism that literally charms his
audienoe. I regard him as one of the
most profound thinkers and lec
turers in the United States."
Lecture by Edwin Aldine Pound.
The next lyceum entertainment
which will be given in the opera
house next Wednesday evening will
consist of a lectnre by Edwin Al
dine Pound who is strongly recom
mended by Senator Hoke Smith,
John Temple Graves and other ce
lebrities. In addition to endorse
ments from public men, Prof.
Pound is stiongly recommended by
leading educators and newspapers
in the south. It has been sometime
since an attraction of this kind has
been presentid under the auspices of
the lyceum, hence we believe that
the people will be eager to hear a
fine lecture. Prof. Pound has a
number of popular subjects.any one
of which can not fail to please an
Edgefield audience. Do not fail to
hear Prof. Pound in the opera house
next Wednesday evening, February
Try the Barrington-Hall bakeriz
fcd, steel-cut coffee with all chaff and
other injurious parts removed. It is
something new and will not fail to
please. Drop in and let us show you
what the steel-cut coffee is.
Dunovant & Co.
a free trip
est show the
) go across.
B. M. I. New?.
In a telegram which reached Col.
Bailey a few days ago, the war de-'
partment anaounced that they had
detailed Lieut. Geo. C. Bowen, now
stationed at Fort Bl inn, Texan, to
bp the instructor of military science
and tactics in the school. He is ex
pected to reach here not later than
the first of February and military
equipment, valued at nearly $6,000,
will accompany this detail.
It is planned to have the annual
encampment this year in April and
thia time the cadets will go to
Greenville, via Anderson and re
turning through Belton end Honea
Path. The camp wili be on Paris
mountain but frequent hikes to ad
joining places will he taken. It is
the purpose of the school authori
ties to take the battalion to Abbe
ville, Laurens, Newberry and other
places in the near future to eive ex
hibition d. ills. All are eagerly look
ing forward to these trios.
In the last competitive drill be
tween the companies, Co. "A" wai
declared the best drilled of all.
Two of Edgefield county boys
were recently promoted in the mili
tary department, Egbert Morgan to
first sergeant and Jasper Corley to
quarter master sergeant. Julian
Williams was transferred to the
staff with rank of hospital lieuten
Monday was another gala day for
Bailey for on that day Clinton high
school owned defeat to us in basket
ball, the score being '22-6 in our
favor. Both teams are to be con
gratulated on their good playing
especially the following on ??ur
team: Peeples, Crosby and Masters.
The gate raeipts more than cover
ed the expenses of tho Clinton
leam. Next Friday our team and the
Presbyterian college of Clinton
will play a match. The cadets are
expecting another victory.
H. H. Snuggs.
For Sale. '
One well bred Jack colt 15 months,
soon be ready for service and will
develop into fine Jack. Also fine
Jennet and two months Jack colt.
J. H. GARRETT,
Clarks Hill, S. C.
On last- Friday evening the girls
and boys of the so called "younger
set," were delightfully entertained
at the residence of Miss Lallie Peak.
On account of inclement weather,
only a part of the guests arrived.
This did not however, mar ths
good time of those present. Musio
of the popular r ig-time variety was
played during tho evening.
A. progressive conversation al
lowed each of the guests a few min
utes chat. A contest also formed a
part of the evening's entertainment,
consisting of ad vertisi ments which
from the picture or words on them
the person was io obtain a clue ic
the article advertised. The lucky
contestants in this were Miss Gladys
Chappell and Mr. Arthur Collett.
The prize when presented was
found to be a dainty boudoir cap,
pretty to gaze upon and still more
Following this the guests retired'
to the parlor where after a few
more minutes of music and laugh
ter, they were invited to partake of
something more tangible than mu
sic. The refresh men is consisted of
ambrosia, which was truly ambro
sial, and cake. Ai a rather late hour,
the guests departed reluctantly
feeling that they had a time fully
Trenton High School Music So
The Trenton High Schol music
sorlvty was delightfully entertained
r>r, last Saturday afternoon January
24, by little Margaret Courtney.
The following program was success
fully carried out:
Star gleams, Miss Mary Helen
Fairy dreams. Margaret Courtney.
Essay, life and works of Mendels
sohn, Miss Julia Wise.
Blushing dubaunte, Miss Ray
A legend of Bregeos, recitation,
Miss Leila Quirles.
After serving delicious refresh
ments the society then adjourned
to meet again on February 28, with
Miss Mary Helen Harrison.
Callie Wise, Seo.
Best Georgia Cane Syrup, at
Dunovant <k Co.