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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Oct. 6.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
It's a pood time to start the two
horse plows turning land for the
The rain* did not descend nr.til
practically all ot* the fodder and hay
had been housed.
M i PR Grace Thomas is now acting:
as saleslady at the popular store of
Mr. Israel Mukasby.
Mrs. I. T. May united with th?
Baptist cb arch at the close ot the
sermon Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Williams of I
the Cleora-Gilgal section spent. Sun-j
day here ith Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Mrs. Ida F. Sheppard has return
ed from a visit of a month to her
daughter, Mrs. Raymond Rogers at
Cotton seed, cotton seed, cotton
seed-we have never seen the like
of cotton seed before that are being
hauled to Edgefleld.
Attention is directed to the new
advertisements of Rives Bro?, Ru
nenstein, J. W. Peak and Jas. R.
and Bettis Cantelon.
No, no. you need not be unduly
concerned about a large cotton crop
next year. There'll not be seed
enough left to plant a large acreage.
J. H. Cantelou, master in equity,
advertises a number of valuable
tracts of land for sale the first Mon
day in November. Read these sales
Mr. and Mrs. J. Maner Lawton
bave come to make their home per
manently with Misses Sophie and
Marie Abney and Mrs! Gladys Cal
Welcome, thrice welcome, to
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Mellichamp,
who moved yesterday into the brick
cottage near the Presbyterian
Mrs. Ellie Brooks Jones has re
tamed to her home in Columbia
after spending >everal months
very pleasantly with her sister, Mrs.
F. F. Moseley.
Mr. W. S. G. Heath has jist com
pleted a large modern barn for Mrs.
Hattie Adams and is now adding
two additional rooms to her hand
The first autumn meeting of the
Edgetuld chapter, U. D. C., will
be held at the home of Mrs. A. E.
Padgett Tuesday afternoon, Octo
ber 12, at 4 o'clock.
Miss Florence Peak who is teach
ing at Heath Springs came home
to attend the marriage of her siscer,
Mis0 Hortense Peak, last Thursday,
returning to her school Saturday.
Mr. W. H. Turner is a very bnsy
man. He divides his time l^siween
his store here and his two Green
wood stores. He spent Mon Jay in
Edgefield looking after the Corner
The petit jury for the second
Week of court is published thia!
week. In order to clear the calendar j
of the court of common plea* it j
will *>? necessary to draw a jarj foi
Morning and afteraooe ?'<
are to berheld next Sunday at Edge
field Methodist church. Hour? 11:15
and 4:15. Morningsubject, "Faith.
Afternpon, "The widening sover-j
eigctr of Christ."
"I want to tell yon about the!
American Girls. They have been
declared unanimously the best com
pany ever on a conn?? here in Galla
tin.w-Fred Vollmer, Seoretary Y.
M. C. A., Gallatin, Mo.
For Sale Or Rent-My nine room
house in north Edgefield, eight acres j
of land, pasture, good well and
spring, s ervant house and store)
house on the premires. Terms easy, j
apply to W. C. Jackson.
Miss Nell Jones has been elected
president of her class, the junior
class?t Converse college. This is
not only a distinct honor but it also
shows that Miss Nell is making a
splendid record at. college.
**The American Girls who ap
peared here some time ago were
very fine in every particular. There
was not a dull moment during th?
entire program. I must say that they
were simply treat. We would like
to have them make a return engagv
ment."-VV. K. Ku*sell, Sec., Onei
Attention i? directed to the ad
vertisement of W. F. Rash & Com
pany of Plum Branoh. This popular
firm bas the agency for automobiles
for that portion of the county west
of the Mai tin Town road.
Court will convene next Monday.
While you are in town on other
busiuess call at The Advertiser
office and pay the amount you are
in arrears on subscription. The label
on your paper will show how your
We have seen more new wagons
during the past 10 days thau
we saw1- during the 10 months
previeras to that time. The put
chasing of new vehicles indicates
that the good-old-before-ihe-war
times are rapidly coming back.
The friends of Miss Lethie Jack
son welcome her back to Edgefield.
This popular young- lady of the
Philippi section, a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry W. Jackson, is
agaiu at her post in the office of
Clerk of Court W. B. Cogburn.
"The American Girls gave us as
tine a quality of entertainment on
October lo as was ever given in
Grant City. No number ever gave
more general satisfaction than this
one. Everybody was delighted."
R. M. Tatum, Presbyterian church,
The young men who compote tho
Edgefield Cotillion club gave a
dance in the opera house last night
in honor of Miss Raven Simkins
who will become the bride of Mr.
Clinton T. Graydon this eveniug.
A large number of out-of-town visit
ors attended the dance.
Mrs. Mamie Tillman and Mrs.
Fannie Tompkins left Sunday morn
ing on their journey across the con
tinent to attend the national conven
tion of the Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union, which will be in
session in Seattle, Wash., from the
9th to the 16th of October. From
beattie they will attend the Panama
exposition in San Francisco. They
will return through the central west,
stopping at many places of interest,
reaching Edgefield about the mid
dle of Nevember.
W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The subject of Scientific Temper
ance Instruction was studied at the
monthly meeting cf the W. C. T.
U. whioh was very delightfully en
tertained at the hospitable home of
Mrs- J. W. Thurmond.
The program was in charge of
M rp, Rainsford, Mrs. J. W. Peak
conducting the devotions.
A very appropriate and pleasing
feature of the afternoon was a reci
tion by Jeanette Timmons, entitled
"My body is a temple." This was
followed by a humorous, but truth
ful and forceful poem by Allen Ed
wards t all'd l*The oin cob pipe."
"Miss Georgia Spoffofu's school,"
was a story leaflet demonstrating the
influence and opportunity of the
teachers. This was effectively read
by Mrs. Penleton Jones.
A vocal solo was given by Miss
Miriam Norris from the Temper
ance Songster which was full of
splendid appeal and was enjoyed
A temperance quiz giving in
brief form the history of the S. T.
I. department was conducted by
Mrs. Rainsford a number of ladies
replying. The state law rehiring
the instruction in our public schools
relating to the teaching of tao ?vii*
of alcohol, tobacco and oihe? nar
cotic poisons was read..
At the close cf ta? propra? a
letter was read from PinsvUU, if.
C., recommending Mrs. Kirkland
ai a member of the Sdgefield W.
Mi. ff. V. and Mr?. Walton Fuller
and Miss Mamie Sill were received,
Arrangements were made for a
Halloween party for the High and
graded school faculty ia about three
week's time, to be held at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. M i ms.
The model members contest was
began, and the first roll call was
very encouraging. This contest will
continue for four months closing in
a reception and special honors to
the most model member.
The hostess was very thoughtful
in furnishing white ribbons to
every guest. Prayer was made for
our delegates to the national eon
vention in Seattle, Mrs. Tillman
and Mrs. Tompkins at this writing,
enjoying the companion ship of hun
dreds of white ribbon comrades on
the white ribbon special from Chi
A delightful and elaborate salad
course and iced tea were served. A
lanre number were in attendance and
welcomed visitor*. The November
met ting will be held with Mrs. W.
Do you need-a typewriter? The
Advertiser is offering a great bar
gain in Oliver typewriters; iSoihiiig
better on the market.
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den colored flowers from the Maxy:
Ann Buie chapter. Mr. Claxton is a
veteran and Mrs. Clark having
charge of the flower department re
membered him. An elegant wedding
feast, was served during the day.
U was with ranch interest and en
thusiasm that the members of the
Emily Geiger chapter met to hold
?he first meeting, this h-ing in the
home ol Mrs. J. L. Walker. The
year books were ready for the mem
bers and it is a pleasure to contem
plate what it offers in the way of
study for the coining year. The
meeting was called to order by the
regent, Mrs. M. T. Turner who
pleasantly greeted the chapter and
asked for the hearty co-operation of
all for to this end would mean the
success of the organization. The
chapter is in a good financial condi
tion having in treasury $37.54- In
the "buy-a-foot" movement of the
plot at the rear pf continental hall,
Washington. D. C.,.'the chapter de
cided to purchase one foot $1.25;
Two-thirds of the amount in the
treasury was voted to be set aside
as a nucleus of the fund which will
place a marker at the grave of
Emily Geiger, which is near Lex
ington. Delegates to the state con
ference in Greenville, November 18,
are Mrs. M.T. Turner 1st delegate,
Mrs. W. F. Scott 2nd delegate, al
ternate Mrs- J. L. Walker. Mrs. C.
P. Corn was cordially welcomed in
to the chapter. The report of the
year book committee was made by
Mrs. James White and she also had
charge of the literary hoar. Current
events, Mrs. J. L. Walker. "The
skirmish at Concord," Mrs. M. T.
Turner; "The ai?air at Lexington,"
Mrs. W. F. Scott; vocal solo, Mrs.
C. P. Corn; chorus, chapter. The
hostess served a mc.it delightful
salad course and as the guests passed
out into the "hallway, hot chocolate
and marshmallows were served. The
table was beautiful in bowls of nas
turtiums the chapter flo ?ver which
means patriotism. Flags and vases
of red roses were the other decora
On the fourth Sunday evening in
October, a sacred concert will be
held at the Baptist church. The full
orchestre will assist; Prof. John
Waters at the organ, and Mr. Fred
L. Parker, Jr., at the piano. The
choir is arranging for the anthems,
Miss Lizzie Harris died on Satur
day morning in the home of Maj.
and Mrs. F. M. Warren, being in
her eighty-fourth year. She had'liv
ed a long and useful life, the bast
few years her strength failing rap
idly, so the end was not unexpected.
In early girlhood being left an or.
phan, Col. Jackson Tompkins took
her into his home and during all
these years she has always been just
as one of the family, and "ish" as
she was called was loved as devoted
ly bv all as if there bad been ties oc
blood. She loved them equally as
well and was always ready to de
vote strength arid time in their in
terests. Durfig her last days every
thing was done for her comfon.
She was an earnest christian, being
a member of the Baptist church,
and in her modest way did many
beautiful acts of kindness, during
her days of activity. The burial was
at Willow Brook cemetery, Edge
field, on Sunday morning.
On Saturday afternoon the first
meeting of the Apollo music club
was held, the meeting being with
Mrs. H. W. Crouch and a full aud
very pleasant meeting was held in
this hospitable home. The year(
books were ready, the subject for
tie year being ''American an ? Po
lish eomp?b?iV' and the members'
contemplate the study with pleasant
anticipation. Owing to the fact that
Mrs. James Callum the president,
would no longer reside here, Mrs.
Minos Walker vice-president, was
elected president and Miss Gladyl
Sawer vice-president. The flower
committee is eastern part of town,
Miss Gertrude Strother, central
Miss Clara Sawyer, western Miss
Zena Payne. Miss Gladys Sawyer
led during studv hour and a splen
did paper, "What is American mu
sic?" was read by Mrs. James
White. Comments on national and
patriotic songs were given by Miss
Clara Saw>er and a national and pa
triotic song was had. "Dixie," piano
duet, Mrs. Lucian Maxwell, Miss
: Gladys Sawyer. The hostess served
a tempting course of ices and cake.
Agenta For Dodge Cars.
In thia issue will be found an ad
veitisement of Messrs. Jas. R. and
B'ettis Can tel ou announcing that
they have the agency for Edgefield
county for Dodge automobiles.
While the Dod^e in one of the new
est cars on the market, yet it is
rapidjy coining to the front as one
of the most popular cars, which en
DODGE MOTOR CARS
? jj You will find this car fully equipped, whether touring car or roadster, with Self
Starter. Electric Lights, Upholstered in Genuine Leather, Mohair Top Nicely
Lined-in fact everything pertaining to a high-class car. Good enough to go in any
company. It defies competion in pulling sand beds and Edgefield county hills.
Will be glad to demonstrate this car to prospective buyers. We will have one or
more on hand at all times at WILSON & CANTELOU'S STABLES.
Pri?e F. 0. B. Detroit $785.00
One of the most prominent men in South Carolina, who owns a Dodge, says if
he had $5,000.00 to spend for an automobile, he would count it wasted to spend
more than the price of a Dodge.
JAS. EL & BETTIS CANTELOU
EDGEFIELD, SOUTH CAROLINA
ables them to build a car that is the
equal of any at the price. The
Dodge is a medium priced machine
which bas many of the strong points
of higher priced cars. These cars
can.be seen at the stable of Wilson
& Cantelou. Before purchasing a
car ask for a demonstration of tbe
We oarry a complete line of sta
tionery, Ledgers,, Typewriter paper,
Typ,e-writer Ribbons, Fountain Pens,
Letter Files, etc. Everything for
W. E. Lynch & Co. ?
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
. COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD.
By W. T. Kinnaird, Probate Judge:
Whereas, Clarence H. Wood
ward made suit to me, to grant him
Letters of Administration of the
Estate ano effects of William D.
Woo.*!ward, his father, and Mrs.
Amelia Woodward, his mother,
both deceased, and late of Edge
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said Wil
liam I). Woodward and Mrs.
Emelia Woodward deceased, that
they be and appear before me in
Court of Probate, to be fceld at
Edgefield, C. H., S. C., is .&? of
fice on the 7th day of Ovtobs* lilft,
next, after publicatiol ftlnm&Ki ti
o'clock in the forano**, fa ?fes*
cause, if any they *ftp ?*
said Administration dbftlM ?ft ?W
Oiven under my Sftn%?g* f$$
day of September,,^^
w. T. Mamo,
^P. J. E. Ct ?
Sept. ft, mt-vt,
Land for Sale
Life iii ?60 short to go on
renting land,fwhen you can
buy a small farm for almost
the rent money.
I have land in small lots
aroundjJohnston, and near
Batesburg, Meeting Street,
Celestia, Rocky Creek or
Fruit Hill, Ropers and near
Edgefield, and lots and
stores in the town of Edge
Edgefield, S. C.
Long-Term Loans to Farmers a Specialty.
Your farm land accepted a? security WITHOUT ENDORSER or
other COLLATERAL. Unlimited funds immediately available in de
nominations of Three Hundred and up. Established 1892.
JAS. FRANK & SON. Augusta, Ga.
School Funds 1915-16
Ltiftff Cane ..
$ 99 41
$ 90 00
$ 36 50
' 80 50
$ 158 35
$ 479 95
Office days of County Superintendent o.f Education. ?re Monday and Satur
day of each week.
W. W. F?LLER,
E. H. FOLK,
G* W. SCOTT,
County Board of Education,
- WMIHIV "nhfnvir
Drop in and let us show you the New Fall
Styles in lea's Hats. Also new kShoes in all
Other goods arriving and being displayed.