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Wednesday, Mar. 31.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
"Winter keeps er comin' and de
coal done gone."
Mrs. A. H. Coriey spent Friday
This is the fi mt snow we have
had this spring.
Better mind your Easter eggs to
keep them from freezing.
Mr. and Mrs. A? E. Padgett spent
Sunday in Greenwood, making the
journey in their car.
Mrs. James S. Byrd and little
Fritzmaurice have gone to Colum
lambia for the Easter season.
Mr. O. L. Dobson of Augusta
?pent Sunday here with his mother,
Mrs. Emma Dobson.
Lieut. Gov. A. J. Bethea of Co
lumbia was among the visitors in
An attractive array of Easter
merchandise is now displayed at all
of the dry goods i-tores.
Bear in mind that all fools will
he especially active to-morrow, that
beyig the day set apart for them.
Early this week eggs were selling
at 15 cents per dozen, which is low
er than usual for the week preced
We publish avery interesting let
ter this week from our friend, W.
D. Ouzts, Jr., who is a member of
the Clemson student body.
Messrs. Stewart <fc Kernaghan are
advertising some seasonable imple
ments this week. This popular timi
has everything the farmers need in
the way of useful and improved im
The bank of Edgefield will hold
?its annual meeting to-day and the
Farmers Bank will hold its meeting
next Wednesday, April 7.
Do yourself the justice to visit
our Millinery Department before
making a definite selection else
Mrs. J. P. Matthews of Columbia
visited her sister, Mrs. J. W. Stew
art, and attended the reception in
honor of Mrs. Leslie Kernaghan on
From April 5 to May 15 wc will
give to some lucky customer a 5
pound box of Norris cand.\ every
Saturday night. Ask for a ticket
with each cash purchase.
Collett & M itchell. !
A large number of teachers
should attend the meeting of the
Teachers' Association that is to be
held in the court house Saturday.
The little advertisement which
Mr. S. B. Mays inserted in The
Advertiser twice has sold about a
ncore of pigs. Some orders were re
?jeived ff?m North Augusta and
Mr. D. Bnist Anderson came
down Saturday to see his mother,
Mrs. Emma Anderson, who has
been quite ill for some time. Mr.
Anderson is one of the largest farm
ers in Spartanburg county.
Dr. E. Pendleton Jones is ex
pected to arrive Thursday night
aod a large number of people, ir
respective of church affiliation, will
meet him and hiii family at the
train. A committee from the church
will meet them at Trenton.
The guano movement from Edge
field is quite heavy, some days the
public square being as crowded with
wagons as on some days a year ago.
The hauling beg m so late that it is
hardly possible for the consumption
to be as large as for 1914.
Reports oome in from practically
every section to the effect that grain
is small and off in color, being due
doubtless to the heavy rains and the
late spring. However there is yet
time enough to make a good crop
if conditions are favorable hereaf
Mr. Leslie S. Keruagban and his
bride retarned from their wedding
journey of two weeks, during which
time they visited Washington, Phil
adelphia, New York and other
northern citied. They took atrip
up the Hudson river as far as
Poughkeepsie, visiting the business
college of that city, which is the
foremost institution of the kind in
the country. Mr. Kernaghan is a
graduate of this college.
The cantata, "A Saloonless Na
tion in 1920," bas been postponed
until Friday night May 14.
This is a good time to begin the
spring cleaning of the old town.
Mayor Corley keeps the public
square and the streets free of all
waste and refuse matter. Now let
the home owners look after their
Mr. J. G. Byrd, the public cotton
weigher, has up to this time weigh
ed about 7,000 bales, while for the
entire season last year he only
weighed G,500. Mr. Byrd estimates
that 1,000 baies more will be
weighed on the Edgefield market.
Mi. H. W. Quartos of the Red
Hill section was in town Monday
and brought along a large number
of cana of delicious - desert peaches
which he readily sold. In addition
to peaches, Mr. Quarles canned a
large quantity of vegetables. He
practices living at home.
Why is it that robins are not
slaughtered now ai they were sev
eral years ago? Probably it is due
to the more stringent game laws
and the possibility of the game
warden swooping down on the slay
er. Al any rate we are glad to see
that robins are not molested as for
merly in this section.
A welcome service for the new
pastor, Dr. E. Pendleton Jones,
will be held at the Baptist church
Sunday night. A welcome will be
extended from all the churches in
town, Rev. J. R. Walker present
ing the Methodist church, Rev. R.
G. Sbannonhouse the Episcopal
church, Rev. E. C. Bailey the Pres
byterian church and Mr. Orlando
Sheppard will welcome Dr. Jones
on the part of the church.
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dred yards from where the camp
was situated. He has about fifty
dogs which he keeps mainly for
pleasure. The race was very short,
for the fox ran about five hundred
yards, and jumped up a tree, where
he was caught and put up again un
til the next morning, then turned
loose for another race, This time the
dosrs caught and killed him.
At |three in the afternoon we had
to give the people of the town an
other dress parade. The streets
were crowded again and it was a
hard matter for us to go through
manual of arms, when so many girls
were there watching us. After being
marched back to camp, and released
many of the cadets attended and
enjoyed another dance that was giv
en for[their benefit that night. Those
that did not attend the dance stayed
around town and enjoyed the mov
Friday morning we broke camp.
We had to take the tents down and
fold them up, then get our blanket
relis and accoutrements ready for
the return march. Having gotten
everything ready to return, we were
released until 1 p. m. At one we as
sembled, put our blanket rolls on
our shoulders and our accoutre
ments on. At 1:15 the bugle sound
ed for forward march. All then
marched to the depot, put our ac
coutrements on the cars, then at
tended the ball game. Clemson
played against Furraan, aud of
course came ont with the victory.
At 5:30 we assembled at the depot,
and the first sergeauts called the
roll, t hen we boarded f.he train
bound for good old Clemson once
more. Every one kept his eyed on
the town that he had had such a
royal time in for the past four days
until it vanished from his sight.
We soon reached Cherrys, and after
a few minutes march we reached
barracks again. Although every one
of us had a sumptuous time I think
every one warmly welcomed his old
room once more.
In conclusion I must *ay that the
conduct of the cadets was excellent,
and every one conducted himself in
as gentlemanly manner as possible.
W. D. Ouzts, Jr.
Clemson College, S. C.
The Crusade of the Women of
Johnston Against the Saloon
The spring of that year was a sad
gloomy time for our little town.
Whiskey and drunkenness were
everywhere, also card playing*and
gambling of all kinds. Of the ten
or twelve stores that were here, six
or seven were bar-rooms. Ladies
and children were almost afraid to
go on the streets especially on Sat
urday afternoons. The municipal
election was soon to be held and so
much were the men under the con
trol of fear of the saloon-keepers
that while some were for prohibi
tion it was hard to find a man who
was willing to allow his name to be
seen on the prohibition ticket.
Mr. W. J. Haiett was interviewed.
At first he refused, but when the wo
men of the town sent a petition beg
ging him to accept the nomination
he did accept, and it was then that
the call came for the women to
work for the election of Mr. W. J.
A day was appointed, and al
though we had a small nnion that
had been organized by oar beloved
Mrs. Sallie F. Chapin, South Caro
lina's first president of the W. C.
T. TJ. we wished to have the co
operation of the women of the
town in a body. Mr. Handley,
then pastor of the Baptist church,
with two girls, went to all the
homes, inviting the mothers, daugh
ters and sisters to meet at the
Methodist church that afternoon at
3:30 o'clock. At the appointed
hoar the church was filled with the
women of Johnston. Mr. VV. L.
Rogers, the pastor of the Methodist
church hieing the only roan present
opened the meeting with such a
prayer for wisdom and guidance in
this undertaking that I believed all
were aroused to en tbuei a?m on the
subject. The local president of the
W. C. T. U. was present, but not
feeling quite fit that afternoon, the
Corresponding Secretary was asked
to take the chair and call the meet
ing to order and state the object of
the meeting. After hearing the ob
ject for which we were here, som
were afraid their husbands might
object and hesitated to join us,
bat we having convinced them that
we must all go together soon they,
consented. We formed into a pro
cession of two and two, the wife of
the pastor heading the line with
another lady. I expect we looked
quite formidable, but I assure you
we did not feel so. A band of weak,
timid nervous women, doing some
thins: certainly out of our line of
work, but were strengthened by the
thought, that it was for "home and
loved ones. As we neared the worst
saloon, those in front halted, but
only for a moment; a dear old
country woman, who had never be
fore thought she could^speak a
word in public, came forward and
telling us she was not afraid, she
was the first to press the green
screen and enter the door. The
keeper, although under the influ
ence of whiskey at the time came
forward and as politely as he could,
asked oar business. We told him
how and what we wished him to do,
and although he would make nq
promises., he afterward said, had
we talked much longer he woul(J
have brocen down and cried.
To the honor of the saloon let it
be said, though we met many black
looks, we were not insulted, only
one telling ns "we had better be at
horne at .vork."
Thus we sowed the seed, and a pro
hibition law for our town was the
After that several men who had
been active in the movement were
threatened by having a bundle of
lightwood splinters and matches
tied to the door knobs, but nothiug
came of it.
-E. S. Ivey, Cor. Sec,, W. C. T.
U. at the time.
! Classified Column. J
Don't let cholera kill your hogs,
write B. F. Jones, M. D. V., Dar
lington, S. C.
FOR SALE: One two-year-old
mule. Sound, long-bodied and long
limbed, will make large mule, can
work tnis year. Would sell on time
and lend some money on first mort
gage real estate to quick buyer. Ad
dress RFD Box 57, Pleasant
Laue, S. C.
Well-everyone knows the effect
of Pine Forests on Coughs. Dr.
Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey is a remedy
which brings quick relief ; for
Whooping Cough, loosens tne
mucous, soothes the lining of the
throat and lungs, and makes the
coughing spells less severe. A fam
ily with growing children should
not be without it. Keep it handy
for all Coughs and Colds. 25c at
How much longer will you stand by
and look? You say yon want good
clothes, but cau't afford them.
Thousands of other men have said
the same thing, and it was true in
the past, but now to-day therpi?re
clothes on the market, mighty good
clothes too that you can afford. We
have taken in this season a special
line of men's $12.50 Snits, which
we are willing for you to compare
with any $20.U0 Suits elsewhere,
quality and make.
We are ready for the spring
a very large stoek of good
bought elose and will be
EVERY department is filled with new
are seasonable and sylish. We do not
take our word, but invite you to call at ot
see for yourself. It will be a pleasure to
through every department.
Beautiful line of Ladies' and Men1
made by the Peters' Shoe Company.
Stylish Clothing for Boys and Men.
assortment of Spring Hats.
See our Ladies' Ready-T
Hats. Very beautiful and tl
is so low that it will surpri
You are cordially invited to
for yourself. You will find
for the same money, and
goods for less mone
Next Door to Dunovant & Co.
Try one of our special ladies $1.09
Waists in Lawns, Crepes and Silks,
some of them retail as high as
War price on coffee. We are sell
ing a fine grade of green coffee
worth 15 cents for 12 1-2 cen*s per
pound. This opens the way to re
duce the high cost of living.
Penn & Holstein.
Landreth's Garden Seed.
When in need of garden seed.
Irish Potatoes, Corn, Onion Sets,
etc., let us supply your wants.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Try one of our ladies genuine
Panama Shapes at $1.28, they are
equal to any $4.50 Panamas else
We desire to notify our farmer triends that we ar
with fertilizers in all of the popular brands and
These goods have been used by farmers of this cou
have given satisfaction.
We also have contracted for a large supply of ingrc
izers at home. Bear in mind that we can fill your orde
food, the dependable kind. Come in to see us.
W. W. Adams
s that were
ask you to
ir store and
eome and see
efield, South Carolina
Don't be one of the last minute
men to buy your Easter Suit, as
Easter comes early this year we
have a elegant selection of Men's
and Boy's Suits. Come in and look
over and you will be delighted to
see our beautiful patterns for the
e ready to supply them
formulas. We sell the
nty for many years and
idients for mixing fertil
rs for any kind of plant