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Owing to the low price of cotton and the depression generally brought about by the European war we de
sire to render all of the assistance possible to th?se who are affected.
We gladly joined the "Buy a Bale of Cotton" movement and purchased a bale at 10c. per pound, but we
wish to go a step further and will now make the following; off er. ?
From now until the 15th of October we will give a discount of ten (10) per cent, on all goods bought from
us for cash. .
One hundred pounds of good cotton will bring $9.00. You.can buy $10.00 worth of goods from us for
$9.00 which is equivalent to getting 10c. for your cotton,
Our stock of Dry Goods, Notions and Shoes is new and up-to-date. No Junk, No Shop Worn Goods and the
prices are right. * *
Let's all get together and help one another. Don't wear a long face, but cheer up, work a little harder
and put on a smile that won't come o^f. The clouds will soon roll away.
Remember from now until the 15th of October we will give you 10 per cent, discount on all cash purchases.
Residence, No. 17.
Office No. 61.
Wednesday, Sept. 23rd.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
W. D. Ouzts, Jr., is among the
eight hundred at Clemson college.
Dr. M. D. Jeffries spent several
days in Spartanburg this week.
Mr. C. M. Thomas is now acting
ss salesman in the store of Lynch
Mrs. A. ?. Padgett ls spending
this week vt ith her sister, Mrs. W.
H. Yeldell, Jr., in Greenwood.
Miss Daisy Lyon will teach the
Lott school this year, beginning in
at short time.
Mr. C. C. Reynolds of Greenwood
visited his sister, Mrs. W. W. Ful
ler, last week.
Miss June Rainsford will leave
,on Thursday to resume her study at
the Columbia College for Women.
Miss Mattie Lyon has accepted a
school in the same vicinity as the
one of last year near White Pond
in Aiken county.
Miss Effie Wales has accepted the
school at Jackson in Aiken county
for the ensuing year, the school ses
sion opening at an early date.
We carry an elegant line of la
dies'* and misse? coat suits. Give us
a. trial and we will save you some
Our stock of dress goods this sea
son is larger and better assorted
than ever before. We have anything
yon can mention ;n cotton and wool
goods and silks.
Mr. Rnbensteiu will hold his an
nual fall millinery opening on the
1st and 2nd of October. The an
nouncement is made in his adver
tisement this week. Miss Bryans,
his milliner, will be on hand to re
ceive all orders.
Stetson Hats at
F. G. Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Try one of our *-2 00 ladies Coat
Sweaters, equal to any $3.50 Sweat
If you want the best h^niess
made, buy Graft Morshback & v. D'S.
Wilson & Cantelou.
NOTICE-Don't fail to give the
October brides a piece of White
and Gold Monor ram China. Send
your order to Miss Eliza Mims
We have a full line of ladies' and
Misses Sweaters in all colors. We
can sell you an elegant Sweater for
$2.75, which you can compare with
any $4.00 Sweater elsewhere.
The W. C. T. U. will meet Mon
day afternoon at the home of Mies
Sallie Parker at 4 o'clock. All mem
bers are urged to be present, as
business of importance will be
Mrs. J. T. Ouzts bas returned to
Elmwood from Cbappells where she
bas been spending some time with
Rev. G. T. Asbell and family. The
friends of Rev. Mr. Asbell will
pleased to know that he has entirely
recovered from a recent operation
Mr. J. T. McClung who has been
such an efficient clerk in the drug
store of Lynch <fc Co., will leave
on Friday for Atlanta where be
will study pharmacy, returning
after his course of duty, so we un
derstand, to continue business with
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Mr. JameB Boykin came over in
his car last week from his home in
Lincolnton, Ga. to visit his sister
Mrs. W. P, Calhoun, and aunts
Misses Sophie and Marie Abney.
Mr. Boykin is editor of the Lincoln
county Journal, and one of the most
prominent young business men of
Lincoln county, Georgia. Edge
field always appreciates his visits.
Messrs. W. W. Adams & Co..
are sharing the hardships incident
to the low price of cotton with their
patrons by still offering to give 10
cents per pound for cotton on ac
counts due them. The people will
appreciate this liberal spirit at a
time when practical aid as well as
sympathy is needed. Read the large
advertisement of W. W. Adams &
Company in which the announce
ment is made.
Mi?is Royal Peak will have charge
of a school near Hartsville this
Miss Marion Blalock left for
Whitmire on Satur?!ly where she
will resume her school work.
Miss Nelle Jones left Edgefield
yesterday accompanied by her moth
er, Mrs. B. B. Jones, to begin her
second year at Converse college.
Miss Edwardina Blalock leaves
this week for her school at Sedalia
in Union county, being situated on
ly six miles from Whitmire where
Miss Marion will teach.
Miss Mary Adams Hughes has re-,
turned to her school at Branchville
for the second term. She is a Win
throp graduate and has had special
training in the grade? which she
Miss Hortense Peak will teach
this session at Clyde in Darlington
county. She will tx* associated in
her school work with Rev. P. H.
Bussey who will be principal of
this school. Miss Peak has special
training in primary instruction and
will teach these grades and have
charge of the music department.
Young Man Would You Marry
If Suited?-Many beautiful In
dian girls in Okla, who own rich
oil and farming lands that are look
ing for husbands. Information for
ni shed free.
Mrs. M. D. Smith,
Box 597 Muskogee, Okla.
A pleasant occasion on Wednes
day afternoon was the shower giv
en by Mrs. Arthur S. Brunson at
her hospitable country home in
honor of Miss Maria Hill who is to
be one of the season's brides. About
twenty-five young people were pres
ent, and an appropriate and inter
esting contest was held. Miss Nelle
Jones winning the prize, a hand
some box of candy. This, Miss
Jones presented to Miss Maria Hill.
After a most delightful afternoon,
very elaborate refreshments con
sisting of a salad course and coffee
Special Sales: *9.75, 14.75 suits;
$18.00, ?25.00 and $35.00 valueB,
?summer and medium weights, blues
and fancy. Come in or write ue
F. G. Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Sunday School Conference.
A very I interesting program has
been issued from this office of the
fifth annual Sunday ?chool confer
ence of the Methodist churches of
Columbia district. This conference
will take place at the Shandon
Methodist church, Columbia, Octo
ber, 15-16. Rev. J. R. Walker, of
the Edgefield ^Methodist church, is
the Sunday school secretary of this
conference. Edgefield will be rep
resented on this program by Rev.
J. R. Walker, who will speak on
the "The place of the child at
the preaching hour," and Hon. B.
E. Nicholson will make an address
in this connection at the Epworth
orphanage, on the subject of ''mis
Marriage at East Aurora, N. Y.
The following invitation has
been received at The Advertiser
office. Mr. Joseph LeConte Bell is
a son of Mrs. Juliette Landrum Bell
"Mr. Justice and Mrs. Herbert
Porter Biseell request the pleasure
of your company at the marriage of
their daughter, Harriett Amelia to
Mr. Joseph LeConte Bell on the
evening of Thursday, the eighth of
October, at a quarter before nine
o'clock at three hundred and fifty
five Oakwood avenue, East Aurora,
The favour of an answer is re
A marriage invitation which is
of interest to some of our readers
has been received as follows:
"Mr. and Mrs. David Blount
Hamilton request the honor of your
presence at the marriage of their
daughter, Sarah Linton, to Mr.
James Boyce Brooks, on Tuesday
evening, September the ?ftwenty
second, one thousand nine hundred
and fourteen at six o'clock. First
Baptist church, Rome, Ga."
At home after October first Ath
Mr. James Boyce Brooks was a
son of Mrs. Mary Adams Brooks
deceased, known to many relatives
and friends in this county. Mr.
Brooks is now a successful business
man in Athens, Ga.
Just received a shipment of vetch
seed for the cover crop.
L. T. May.
Death of Mr. Manly DeLoach.
On Sunday at about 1 o'clock
Mr. Manly DeLoach, one of Edge
Held county's most estimable citi
zens and an honored Confederate
veteran passed away at his country
home about fi ve miles from Edge
field. Mr. DeLoach had lived at the
place at which he-died since his birth
about 71 years ago, only a few years
ago, having to tear down the old
DeLoach home and build a new and
commodious one. He was the last
survivor of a large family of fifteen
children, and was the grandson of
Rev. Thomas DeLoach a pioneer
Baptist preacher of Edgefield coun
ty living in that part of the county
which is now Saluda, and pastor of
old Philippi church.
The funeral was conducted at his
home by his pastor Dr. M. D.
Jeffries who spoke in very high
terms of the record as a neighbor
and friend, a father and church
member, which Mr. DeLoach bad
made. He spoke of the interest he had
taken in the rebuilding of the new
Baptist church and of his generous
aid in that direction, having moved
his membership from the Trenton
church within recent months.
The home was filled wkh friends
and relatives, an unusual number,
and there was much sympathy
manifested for the bereaved widow
and the four children, three daugh
ters, Emmie, Alma and Mary, and
the son, Manly, just nine years of
The parents Capt. and Mrs. T.
B. Martin, of Spartanburg and Mrs.
DeLoach's son, Thomas M. Bomar
were present at the funeral.
The remains were laid to rest in
the family b?rying ground where
all his departed family lie buried.
Many beautiful flowers were tokens
of the esteem in which he was held.
Clean up Day at Baptist Church.
At a conference of the Baptist
church on Sunday moruing there
was a committee appointed to take
charge of and get in readiness the
church ground for Sunday service.
The day appointed was Thursday
and it was asked that all the mem
bers would assist in some way at
this time, either by their use of
horse and wagon or some person
ready for service. Either go or send
Every customer who has a Brock
way is delighted.
Wilson & Can tel ou.
One hundred and fifty people!
When? Sunday morning 10 to
] 1:30 o'clock.
What? Rally day.
Where? Methodist church.
Why? To help and be helped.
Bring work day offering for or
phans and offering for missions.
Preaching Saturday night at mil!
chapel at 7:30. Bring offering for
Preaching Sunday night at *
o'clock at Trenton Methodist
church. Bring work day offering
Rev. E. C. Bailey will be at Tren
ton this Sunday at 11:15a. ra. and)
at Johnston at 8 p. m. ,
Baptist services Sunday at 11:30
a. m. and 8 p. m. Returns from
work day for Connie Maxwell or
phanage, which is Saturday, will be
brought in. It is expected that all
services will be in the new church
building. Dr. M. D. Jeffries will
preach morning and evening.
WANTED-A middle-aged white
woman to help with boase work"
also wishing said lady to be satis
fied to live in country. Good home
guaranteed. Mrs. H. H. McElmur
ray, Grovetown, Ga-R F D 2.
?OR RENT: Residence of seven
rooms and pantry, near High School.
Well on back piazza, and all neces
sary out buildings. Apply to J. lu.
FOR SALE- My home adjacent
to the High School. Price and tenns
J. F. Entzminger,
Greenwood, S. C.
Boy's suits all wool from $3.00?
up. Pants from $2.50 np. No- ?
matter what others offer, you wilh
find ours the cheapest.
F. G. Mertins, Augusta, Ga.