Wednesday, Jan. 5.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr.'and Mrs. Albert Dozier visit
eel relatives in Edgefield during the
Mrs. W. 0. Cain of Snmter is
her*? visiting her daughter, Mrs. E.
Johnston: Kew year sermon in
the Presbyterian church at 11:15
Mr. Arnoldus Lewis of Columbia
visited hjs mother,. Mrs E. H.
Folk, last week..
Col. Claude E. Sawyer ot Aiken
?isited bi? sifter, Mrs. L. B. Jones
during the holidays.
Rev. and Mrs. P. H. Bnasey
spent last week with relatives in
Edgefield and vicinity.
Miss Mabel Prescott spent the
early part I>f last week in Augusta
with relatives and friends.
Mr. 0. L. Dobson .of Ansrnsta
visited his mother, Mrs. Emma
Dobson, early last week.
Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Edwards mo
tored to Abbeville Thursday to
visit Dr. Edward's mother.
Mr. Hammond Carmichael of
Beaufort is here visiting his moth
er, Mrs. Bessie Carmichael.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. "Nixon spent
last week in Edgefield as guests of
Mr. aud Mrs. W. H. Dorn.
Mrs. S. M. Rice and Miss Kath
erine Rice of Columbia visited MVs.
Bettis Cantelou early last week.
Mrs. Ida 31ount of Grovetown,
Ga., spent last week in Edgefield as
tb.e guest of Mrs. Sallie Moseley.
Prof. P. P. Burna of Birming
ham spent his Christmas vacation
here with Mr. and Mrs. Orlando
FOR SALE-My house and lot
on Columbia street. Terms can be
arransed. Mrs. S. A. Morrall, Edge
field, S. C.
;; Mr. Ben F. Mays came down
from Washington, D. C., last week
for a stay of several days at the
Mr. and Mrs. T. 0. Callison of
Lexington weie among the hoi idav
visitors in Edyefield who received a
The departure of more than a
score of college boys and girls Mon
day morning leaves Edgefitld a
The Civic League will hold its
regular meeting next Monday after
s noon at th3 home of Mrs. Bettie?
Cantelou at 3:30 o'clock.
Miss Ida Folk returned Sunday:
afternoon from a very pleasant vis^i
it of 10 days to relatives in Hen
derson, Colleton county.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. May speu
several days last week at Ora, Lau
rens counts with Mrs. May's moth
er, Mrs. William Hunter.
Mrs. M. Kate Minis went to the
hospital in Columbia last Sunday.
She is improving and will return to
Edgefield in about a week.
Misses Madge, Maizie and Ella
Mays came down from Greenwood
and spent the holidays here with
their father, Col. S. B. Mays.
Mr. Robert Bee of Mount Pleas
ant visited hie sisters, Misses Minna
and Annie Bee, and brother, Mr.
W. H. Bee, during the holidays.
The union service of the third
Sunday night iu January will be
held in the Episcopal church and
Bishop Guerry will deliver the ser
Mr. Julian Key of Columbia and
Mr. Charlie B. Key of Augusta
spent several days here last week
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C H. Key.
Mc. Henry M ed lock spent several
day? ilast week in Edgefield, having
brought his little son, Henry Ham
mond, to visit bis grandmother,
Mrs. Bessie Carmichael.
C. A, Mays, assistant United
States District Attorney, came
down from Greenville and spent
several days here under the parent
al roof during the holidays.
Mrs. John Fitzmaurice and Miss
Katherine Fitzmaurice of Columbia
and Mrs Lillian McIntyre aud Mrs
Ada Stivey Blois of Savannah are
guests of Mrs James S. Byrd.
Mr. Eustice Prescott who is in
the midst of hie sophomore year at
the Charleston Medical college
spent the Christmas vacation at
home, resuming bis studies yester
Mr. Edward Lynch spent the
Christmas sea9on here with his
mother, Mrs. Kate Lynch. For the
past year he? has been engaged in
the practice of law in Rowland, N.
Mr. Edward Harrison is now
serving Penn <fc Holstein as sales
man, tilling the place made vacant
by the recent withdrawal of Mr.
McCarty who has accepted a
position in Atlanta.
Mr. Joseph Brunson passed a
portion of the glad, Christmas sea
son with his brothers in the Cleora
section, spending the time 'possum
hunting and fishing in the chilly
waters of Turkey creek.
Miss Monteze Spearman of Green
wood was the guest of Mrs. J. P.
Timmerman last week. Miss Spear
man is the trained nurse who at
tended Mrs. Timmerman during her
prolonged illness last summer.
Dr. W. S. Boyd of Greeley ville
was a visitor in the home of Rev.
P. P. Blalock during the holidays.
While here he and Mrs. Blalock
and Miss Marion Blalook motored
to Atlanta to visit Mr. P. P. Bla
Miss R?sela Parker gave an
elaborate diuing Thursday evening
in honor of Miss Rosada Talbert of
Parksville. More than a dozen
young ladies and Jyoung gentlemen
of the town were honored with in
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Rives spent
the early part of last week with
Mrs. Rives' parents near Sumter.
Capt. R. B. Cain and his wife
came down from Greenwood and
went wver to Sumter with Mr. and
Mr. C. M. Mellichamp will leave
to-morrow for Greenville to attend
a meeting of the One Hundred
Thousand Dollar Club of the south
Eastern Life Insurance company.
He is one of the company's most
Mr. W. A. Edmunds visited his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Ed
munds, last week. For some time
he has been a member of the force
of the Lexington Dispatch but when
he left Edgetield he entered the em
ployment of the Barnwell Sentinel.
Mr. S. A. Brunson has given up
his position with Messrs Dorn &
Mims and Mr. M. D. Lyon, Jr., has
been engaged to till the vacancy.
Mr. DeLoach Warren is filling the
place with Messrs. Dunovant&Com
pany formerly filled by Mr. Lyon.
Mrs. R. E. Carpenter of Shelby,
N. C., and Mrs. M. A. Carpenter
of Gastonia, N. C., spent the holi
days with their mother, Mrs. Thom
as G. Smith, and other relatives in
the Harmony-Trenton section. They
were very cordially greeted by the
friends of their girlhood.
Miss Sarah Watson, a daughter
of Col. R. B. Watson, was the
guest of Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman
Thursday. Miss Watson is now a
member of the faculty of Coker
college, having prior to the present
college year taught in the Green
ville Woman's college for eight
The telephoto company has just
issued a new directory, which
probably contains the names of
some new subscribers. The follow
ing additions to the list were made
after the directory was priuted: W.
D. Allenr N. G. Evans, office and
residence, Miss Mary Evans and
Mr. J. R. Timmerman and
Mr. J. P. Timmerman attended
the silver wedding celebration of
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Cooper at their
elegant home in Ninety Six Thurs
day, December 23. Every detail of
the occasion was beautifully plan
ned and a large number of guests
were present. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper
received a number of handsome
pieces of silver.
The following is a copy of invi
talions that have been issued to a
mariiage about which much inter
est has been centered for some
months, owing to the popularity
and wide family connection of those
who are to plight their troth:
Mr and Mrs Herbert Alexander
Smith request the honor of your
presence at the marriage of their
daughter Allene Dozier to Mr John
Rainsford Wednesday evening Jan
uary, the nineteenth one thousand
nine hundred and sixteen half after
five. At Home, Edgefield South
Returned With Joe Grant
Sheriff W. R. Swearingen, ac
companied by Mr. W. A. Strom
went to Pennsylvania last week for
the negro, .loe Grant, who killed
Mr. Durst at Johnston several years
ago. They brought the accused ne
gro to South Carolina' and placed
him in the penitentiary in Colom
bia lo await trial in Edgefield in
.March. Sheriff Swearingen and Mr.
Strom while returning were in the
wreck on the Southern road in Vir
ginia but were not seriously injured.
Tax Penalty Added.
County Treasurer J. T. Mime
closed his books Friday night and
terned them over to the auditor to
add the 1 per cent, penalty to all
unpaid taxes, as provided by law.
The prosperity thal has prevailed
the past fall bas enabled a larger
number of persons to pay taxes up
to this time than la9t year. The
treasurer up to Friday night had
collected $48,000, the total amount
on the books being $107,000. All
who pay from that date to February
1 will have to pay the penalty of 1
A beautiful wedding was solemn
ized at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Morgan, three miles north of
Edgefield, Sunday afternoon, De
cember 19, when their second daugh
ter, Miss Ellie Brooks Morgan, be
came the bride of Mr. J. Boyce
Johnson, the ceremony being per
formed by the Rev. H. B. White.
The invited guests were confined to
the immediate families and a few
close friends. Both the bride and
groom are members of very promi
nent Edgefield families. The bride
is a niece of Mrs. Sallie Moseley of
Edgefield and Gen. VJ. R. Brooks
A Deserved Honor.
Miss Eulis Padgett, the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Padgett of
Trenton who is a student at Colum
bia college, has been elected presi
dent of the student government of
the college. This, the highest honor
that can be bestowed upon a col
lege student, was well deserved.
Miss Eulis has always made a good
record al school, having graduated
from the Johnston high school with
the highest honor three years ago.
Miss Mary Lucia Mobley who
graduated at the,same time from
the Johnston high school has, as
was recently stated in Thu Adver
tiser, been elected president of tue
student government of Cuker col
lege. The Advertiser is always very
proud of Edg*etield boys and girls
who distinguish themselves at col
Death of Mrs. Ann Harris.
Saturday, December 25, Mrs.
Ann Harris died at the home of her
son, Mr. W. S. Harris, who resides
eight miles north of Edgefield on
the Newberry road. Mrs. Harris
was in her 86th year at the time of
her death. She sustained a fall from
which she did not recover, her ill
ness and suffering lasling only
about three days. Before receiving
the injury Mrs. Han is was remark
ably vigorous in mind and body
for one so advanced in years.The in
terment took place at Rocky Creek
ohurch on the day following her
death. She was a member of that
Mrs. Harris is survived by one
daughter, Mrs. J. W. Reese, and
two sons, J. C. and W. S. Harris.
Thursday afternoon, December
23, al six o'clock, Miss Grace Hel
en Tompkins, the only daughter
of Mrs. Ella Smyly Tompkins, be
came the bride of Mr. George No
ble Ennett, of New beru, N. C.
Their marriage took place at the
home of Mr. Wallace C. Tompkins,
the bride's brother, Dr. E. Pendle
ton Jones officiating.
The entire lower floor of this
beautiful home was tastefully dec*
orated for the occasion, smilax,
ferns, palms, and cut flowers being
used in great profusion. Only th?
immeuiate relatives and a few per
sonal friends of the bride and
groom were present. The groom en
tered the parlor with his brother,
Dr. Ennett of Richmond, and the
bride was accompanied by her maid
of honor, Miss Ruth tompkins.
The ring, ceremony was used.
The bride was attired in black
velvet traveling suit, with black
pioture hat, carrying a bouquet of
bride roses. The maid of honor was
clad in a beautiful dress of delicate
blue chiffon taffeta, with veil. She
carried a bouquet of pink roses.
At the close of the ceremony re
freshments were served buffet style.
Mr. and Mrs. Ennett left on the
late afternoon train for a sojourn in
Florida, taking with them the good
wishes and congratulations ol' many
relatives and friends.
We have cl
have had in busi
desire to expr?s
We have done 01
the people to sp<
our goods very
profit. Our plai
For the yea
it to your interei
tinue to divide p
their cash buy n
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Christmas Exercises by Sun
FjMTfceveral years ,.it has been the
cnstorn of the Sunbeams of the Bap
tist church, through their leader, Mrs.
Maime Tillman, to arrange for spe
cial Christmas exercises to which the
public ? invited. These annual exer
cises were held at the church last Sun
day afternoon by the Sunbeams, the
following programme being carried out
in a highly creditable manner:
Christmas anthem by choir.
Processional of children.
Song by band, "Be a little Sun
Recitation, "One Holy Night,"
The Star in Scripture by 24 chil
dren, -reciting Bible verses on the
Siirfb?am Stars in Foreign Lands,
Allen : Thurmond, Curran Feltham,
Questions and Answers on Sunbeam
work by leader and band.
Ingathering of the Christmas Of
"True Meaning of the Spirit of Sun
beams, " recitation by Frances Jones.
Song, "Little Candles," Eleanor
Recitation, "The Other Side of the
World, " Gladys Lawton.
Choir Anthem, "Beautiful Star."'
"Ayear of busy Sunbeams," repre
ientad by twelve children, each dressed
is one of the months of the year.
Died in California.
Miss Ella Bates received a letter
several days ago from a relative in
California stating that Mr. O. O.
Riddle had recently died in a hos
pital in Los Angeles of pneumonia
ind that at one time he resided in
Edgefield county, having a large
number of acquaintances here. Mr.
Riddle was acting as salesman in
the New Paris Shop, 609 Broadway,
Los Angeles, Cal. Anyone desiring
LO obtain further information con
aning Mr. Riddle should commu
nicate with the proprietor of this
No woman can hope to be beauti
ful, who has not a good complexion.
Nor can any woman hope to have a
good complexion, who suffers with
Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Sick Head
ache; Torpid Liver or other Irregu
Mozley's Lemon Elixir
will cleanse your system of all im
purities, build you up, give you per
fect health, and as a consequence a
Pleasant to take, gentle in action,
but thorough in results. No un
SOc. and $1.00 a Bottle
"ONE DOSE CONVINCES"
For Sale and Recommended by Penn
& Holstein, Edgefield, S. C. ?
ul for Patronage
osed the most successful year we W?
nessan the past ten years, and we ?gj
ss our appreciation for this large
the people of Edgefield county,
ur best to make it to the interest of
and their money with us by buying
close and selling them at a small
i has always been small profits and
i 1916 we shall endeavor to make
st to patronize us. We shall con
>rofits with our customers, making
lore goods with us than elsewhere.
;hank you for past patronage and
mee for the future.
I wish to express my sincere good
wishes to each reader of The Ad
vertiser, and to hope for one and all
a prosperous and happy New Year.
fl extend to every one an invita
tion to call upon me at any time
during the year in which they may
need my services in the line of my
profession as a piano man or in my
business as a piano merchant. I
have reliable pknos at $185.00.
Strictly standard instruments at
$300.00. I also have artistic pianos
at prices ranging from $400.00 to
I have had a very satisfactory
business during 1915, for which I
am grateful to the people. I so
licit a continuance of this patronage
John A. Hollatid
Greenwood, S. C.
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