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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Nov. 3.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Presbyterian service Sunday at
11:15. Trenton Presbyterian service
at 8 p. m.
Mrs. Emma Blocker and Miss
Chloe Nicholson of Ridge Spring
are visiting Mrs. T. H. Rainsford.
Tickets on sale at the store of
Collett & Mitchell for the lyceum
entertainment Monday night. Bet
ter secure tickets early.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Callison came
up from Lexington in their car Suu
day morning andspeut the day with
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reel. -
Col. and Mrs. F. N. K. Bailey
speut ?unday and Monday in Edge
field with friends, stopping here
while en route to Bamberg in theil
Miss Nellie Hill, who has made a
splendid reputation where she has
previously taught, opened school at
tbe.Long Cane Academy last Mon
Mr. B. L. Jones was carried to
the hospital in Columbia Sunday.
While he ctood the trip very well,
his condition has been somewhat
worse during the past few days.
Attention is directed to the new
advertisements of Rives Bros., Col
lett & Mitchell, Mukashy Bargain
House, B. L. Jones, S. B. Mays, A.
S. Tompkins and the Governor's
The teachers of the graded and
? high schools are planning to give
an entertainment in the school au
ditorium Friday evening, Novem
ber 19, for the benefit of the school.
A fuller notice will appear next
Miss Miriam Norris lsft Monday
for Oullowhee, N. C., where she
will assist in teaching music in the
t cite Normal and Industrial college
ior girls. She will also take a spe
cial course iu music from the di
rector of the music department. .
Miss Eellah Fair has arrived to
spend some time in Edgefield. Dur
ing the past months she has been
in Atlanta with Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Fair. Miss Kellah has received a
very cordial gieeting from htr
Better secure your tickets for the
lyceum entertainment to be given
io the opera house Monday night.
lt will be one of the best entertain
ments of the kind ever given in
Edgefield and there will be a trreat
demand for ?eats in the opera house.
Miss Rosalind Ouzts who has
been spending some time among
friends and relatives in Tioy',
Greenwood, Ohappeils and Colum
bia has returned home aud opened
thejMcKeudree school, which r-be
has been teaching for the past USB
yeHra, on last Mouday morning.
FOR SALE: All improved va
rieties of strawberry plants now
ready, 500 for ?l.25; 1,000 for $2
f. o. b. Edgefield, S. C. John G.
Edwards, Al. D., Edgefield, S. C.
Attention is directed to the pro
fessional card of Dr. B. Frank
Jones in this issue. He is not only
thoroughly equipped as a veterinary
surgeon but has had largo and va
ried experience. Stock owners .will
be ielighted to learn that "he will
locate here, as Edgefield has not had
a resident veterinarian since the
death of Dr. Luther Jones.
Wecil!th? especial attention of
the ladies of Edgefield, town and
Cuunty, to the new shipment of
beau-if ul silk crepe de chine waists,
very stylish and beautiful quality,
that are marked very low. We
have them in white flesh color and
Mukashy Bargain House
W. C T. U. Program.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will hold their monthly
meeting this* time on Satuiday af
ternoon of this week with Mrs. W.
There will be some reports from
the national W. C. T. U. conven
tion just closed in Seattle, Wash.,
and the subject of toe meeting will
ba "The Bible in thj public
schools." Trvei subje?;t will be pre
sented by Dr. Pendleton Jones.
The model members contest will
begin in good earnest at this meet
ing, so that every member is re
quested to be present and briuo; a
new member with h-r whos^ acces
sion will be valuable for ihe further
usefulness of the organization.
The Carroll Glee Club, a quartei
of youug men with splendid voices
and personalities that won their
way to the beans of the audienc*
save a varied selection of songs, ii
a manner that brought forth much
applause.-Evening Journal, Flint.
Story of Edgefield W. M. U.
Th?5 history of the Woman's Mis
sionary Union of Edgefield associa
tion is on sale at this office or by
application to Mrs. J. L. Mims.
Thia will be a good Christmas pres
ent for a friend, and will give you
pleasure throughout the years. The
supply is limited.
Flowers and Dinner.
Do not fail to attend the chry
santhemum show Friday io the
vacant store under the opera house.
It will be given under the auspices
of the Civic League and the Ceme
tery association. Admission is free
but dinner will be served in order
to raise funds with which to prose
cute the work of the league. In ad
dition to salads, oysters will be
served any style. We trust that the
ladies will be liberally patronized.
Th? suit brought by Mr. J. R.
Faulkner agaiust the county last
week for injuries received last fall
from falling through the bridge
across Tarkey creek on the Blocker
road resulted in a verdict of $1,000
for Mr. Faulkner who was repre
sented by J. Wm. Thurmond, Esq.
The county was represented by B.
E. Nicholson, Esq. The concensus
ot opinion is that the verdiet was a
reasonable ene and the couuty will
Second Lyceum Attraction.
The second entertainment of the
lyceum course will be given in the
opera house Monday night next by
the Carroll Glees, four talented
young men who have been well re
ceived in the large cities which they
have visited. While instrumental
and vocal rauwic will predominate,
the programme will be miscellane
ous in character and will please all
who attend. A rare opportunity is
presented to our people. Surely no
lover of music will fail to be
Rubenstein's Special Sale.
This week Mr. Rubenstein uses
a page of The Advertiser, the en
tire second page, to tell the people
of Edgefield co anty of the'bargains
that he will offer for the entire
month of November. In every de
partment ot" his two stores he has
made special prices and invites the
shoppers to take' the advertisement
with them to his store in order that
he may prove to them that he makes
good every word he says. Read
the second page of The Advertiser
thU week and see what bargains
are being offered at this popular
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Episcopal Entertainment Sue*
The Episcopal ladies bad their
trea-ury replenished to the extent
of $30 through tfie Halloween enter
tainment given at the home of Mrs.
Kate Boiler Friday evening. Noth
ing was left undone to make the
occasion a success. The social fea
ture was thorough enjoyed, the re
freshments could not be surpassed
and the decorations were most orig
inal, provoking much favorable
commeut. The goblins, spooks,
witches, ghosts, fortune-teller and
imps were all there in suitable ap
parel. The entertainment will af
ford pleasant memories for all who
Entertained Wedding Party.
This evening at Batesburg Miss
Cora Lee Cullutn and Mr. Frank
Rogers will be married at Bates
burg. Last evening Mr. and Mrs.
B. B. Jones entertained the bridal
pariy at their home in a most de
lightful manner. The guests includ
ed several Converse girls, Miss Nell
Jones having come for the ru ir
riage also. Early in tb?; evening the
guests engaged iu bridge and about
9:30 o'clock they were invited into j
the dining room", where an elaborate
dinner wa.s beautifully served in
six courses. After the dinner the
young people engaged in dancing.
The entire lower floor of this ele
gant home was very artistically dec
orated for the occasion, the cob r
scheme being pink and white. These
colors were also used in the table
decorations and in the refreshments.
The entertainment planned by Mr.
and Mrs. Jones foi these popular
young people of Batesburg eclipsed
all social functions of the autumn
Cisiimed Georgia Bride.
. Wednesday last Air. .James ;Ve
lix, the proprietor of the1 fruit" ?tofe,
accompanied by Air. H. C. Porter,
motored to Swamsboro, Ga., .and
Thursday afternoon was married to
a beautiful Swainaboro young lady,
Mi?<? Leila Belle Hall, at the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Hall. Immediately after their mar
riage they left iii their car and came
directly to Edyt-fieid. They are now
occupying rooms in the home of
Mr. and Mrs C. M. Mellichamp.
Edgerield extends a very cordial
welcome to Airs. Velix who comen
to us from our sister State of Geor
Box Party for Brimson School.
Friday night, November 12, a
box party will be given at the
Brunson school house and the pro
ceeds will be used to make improve
ments on the school building. All
of the young people-and the old
ones too who desire to become
yoaug again-should attend, taking
with them full boxes and well-filled
purses. We are satisfied that there
will be several hundred bulging
boxes on the table and there will
be fat pur.?es galore in the pookets
of the men present. It is not nec;
essary for us to uge these people to
support their school, for the Cleora
people know how to do that already.
At any rate, let everybody attend
the box parly-go early and remain
until the cock crows thrice. Give
the worthy young teachers, Miss
Collins and Alias Stevens, your loy 1
Parksville has founded its univer
sity. A few wise men met together
er one day, put their heads close to
gether and immediately called aloud
for help. The Radcliffe Chautauqua
organization of Washington heard
their cry, hurried to their relief and
entered into conference with them
and the happy result has been that
Parksvilie's university held a three
days session October 25-27 and was
ministered to by this Chautauqua
in the arts and sciences, religion
and diversion and every one is hap:
A band of citizens a dozen- o1
more strong has entered into a con
tract with the Radcliffe people for
a session next .year. Moreoverjthw
university at Parksville as a popular
university is going to do-^jan-y
more things than attend declares,
listen to good music and smile at
jokes. It is going to do everything
that the community needs.
If the hopes of its fond parents
are re?lizsd it will be doing some
thing al! the time. Among those
contemplated now is a corn show, a
flower show, a baby show a field
sports day, a lyceum course and
It was intended this yearto haye
a farm day with speeches and a
school day and a community day.
This plan it is hoped will be well
arranged for at next year's session.
EDGEF?ELD, S. C.
Land For Sale.
For the heirs of theestate of Mrs.
Alary A. Miller, I offer for sale the
tract of 500 acres of land belong
ing to said estate. It is located one
mile north of Roper's and lies on
both sides of the Five Notch:road.
Improvements consist of dwelling,
five tenant houses and pasture-en
closed by barbed wire, abundantly
supplied with irater. There is con
siderable oak and pine timber on
the land. Possesion given at once.
For terms, etc., apply to
S. B. MAYS,
Edgefield, S. C.
Notice of Election For
Warden in Ward Three.
Notice is hereby given that on
the.16th day of November, A. D.,
1915, an Election will be held at
the Court Hou<e, iu the Town ot
Edgefield, Countv of Edgefield,
State of South Carolina, for a War
den in Ward three, in said Town to
fill the unexpired term caused by
the resignation of Warden, L. L.
Ciippard, who bas moved from our
Towr. The following Managers
are appointed to conduct said Elec
tion: W. H. Bee, J. H. Paul and
S. W. Nicholson. The Polls shall
open at 8 o'clock in the forenoon
and cl--se at four o'clock in the af
By order of the Town Councif of
the Town of Edgefield, S. J., this
29lh day of October A D., 1915.
A. H. CORLEV,
R. C. PADGETT, ,
Cl'k. ?fe Treas. Town Council.
Nov. 2, 1915.
Cunee hing The' JNeiv County.
Mr. Editor: 1 nee that Gov. Man
ning lias ord., red a new election to
settle w hether .<r not there shall be
a McCormick Cu un ty, the supreme
court ?i?vni?r seuled that the voters
.iid not ihe last lime constitutional
ly know what they wanted. Now
isn't there some way to arrange it
so that if the voter thinks he want.-,
a new county he may have a consti
tutional right to vote for it consti
tution ally for ihe benefit of his con
stitution. And while we are about
it, cannot we be told the good rea
sons why we should want that coun
ty and if there are some, ihe good
reasons why we should not want it?
I have seen and heard of no public
discussion of the matter hsretofore.
lt is rather an important divorce
suit, is it not? Let us KUOW why it
il necessary or is not?
W. W. Fowler.
Parksville, S. C.
Notice of Election.
State of South Caroliiua,
County of Edgefield.
Whereas, a petition has been
filed with us, and all legal require
ments having been met, it is order
ed that the regularly appointed
Board of Trustees of Collier School
District No. 5, do hold an election
at Collier school-house on Saturdav,
Nov. 13, 1915, to vote upon the
question of levying and collecting
an additional tax of one (l) mill on
the dollar of arl taxable property
in said district, proceeds of such ad
ditional levy to be used for school
Made from Cream of Tartar
purposes in Collier School District
At thia election only such resi
dent electors as return real or per
sonal property for taxation, and
who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certificates as required
in general elections shall be allow
ed to vote.
Those favoring the additional
levy shall cast a ballot with the
word ' Yes" written o'' printed there
on, and those opposing such addi
tional levy shall cast a ballot with
the word "No" written or printed
thereon. Within ten days after the
election, if a majority of those vo
ting shall favor the additional levy,
the managers will submit to Countj
Auditor the reou?t of the election.
The polls shall open at 8 o'clock a.
m., and close at 4 o'clock p. m.,
aud in respects comply with Sec.
1208, Code of Liws of South Caro
W.'W. FULLER, *
E. H. FOLK,
Co. Board of Education,
Edgefield County, S. C.
Oct. 27, 1915.
Tailored Coat Suits
We have had remarkable success in this depart
ment this season, and have just received a new
shipment which we? ar? now showing. Call and.
see this line.
Our line of Millinery is complete and in charge
of a competent milliner, who will please you. We
are constantly receiving new things to add to
this stoek. Throughout our other departments
will find such articles that you may need.
Long-Term Loans to Farmers a Specialty. '
Your farm land accepted as security WITHOUT ENDORSER
other COLLATERAL. Unlimited funds immediately available in
nominations of Three Hundred and up. Established 1892."
JAS. FRANK & SON, Augusta, Ga. .
S. M. Whitney Go.
* Cotton Factors
Personal Attention to all Business. Correspond
The Estate of D. A. Tompkins
deceased offers for sale in the Town
of EdyefielH, that Store on the
Corner row occupied by Collett &
Mitchell, that. Store now occupied
by D'?rn & Miras, that Store back
of the Bank of Edgefield and occu
pied by Limb as Meat Market, that
vacant lot on South Md?- of Maine
Street, opposite the P??st Office
lying between the Collett <fc Mitch
ell Store and the lot now occupied
by Mr. Lovick Smith. For terms
A. S. TOMPKINS,
GRACE H. TOMPKINS, .
Nov. 8, 1915.
BEST BY TEST
Slusky s Roofing Materials
Metal Shingles, Galvanized Corrugated Iron, Painted
Iron Siding, Rubber Roofing, Mantels, Tiles, Grates,
Paints, etc. Lowest prices. Prompt deliveries.
Let us quote you before you buy.
Augusta, Ga., IOOS' Broad-St.. Agent for the Great Majestic Range.
GEO. F. MIMS
Eyes examined and glasses fitted
only when necessary. Optical .
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
DR J.S. BYRD,
OFFICE 0VE.R P0ST0FHCE
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.