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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 1 7.
Wednesday, March 8
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Daisy Lyon who teaches thp
Lott school spent Saturday and
Sundav with the home folk.
Miss Janie Louise Hunter of
Ora. Laurens county, is here visit
ing her sister, Mrs. L. T. May.
'Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Jackson of
Trenton spent Sunday in Edgefield
with Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Johnson.
Bear in mind that the lyceum en
tertainment Thursdav?evening will
be thc b est ever given in Edgefield.
Hon. J. C. Ramage, one of the
leading lawyers of the Saluda bar,
was here on professional business
Mr9. Warren Paul spent Monday
at Johnston with ber mother, Mrs.
Geo. Hubbard, who has been quite
indisposed for some time.
Mr. T. C. Call ison came up from
Lexington to attend court and was
accompanied by Mrs. Callison and
their sweet little daughter.
Mrs. James Velix is visiting her
mother in Swainsboro, Ga. She ano
Mr. Velix now have rooms in the
home of Mrs. Sallie B. Moseley.
Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Corley will
leave this morning for Atlanta to
spend a week. Dr. Corley will at
tend the midwinter dental lectures.
The work 6n Mr. C. M. Melli
cbamp's new residence on the street
leading from the Baptist church
near the high school is progressing
The last entertainment of the ly
ceum course will be given in the
opera bouse to morrow evening, lt
will be the best of the entire
Mr. J. P. Nixon of Clark's Hill
was a member of the grand jury.
He was accompanied by Mrs. Nix
on who vi*ited her sister, Mrs. YV.
Our friend J. M. Bell was in
town Monday and received the con
gratulations of his friends. He ap
pears to be as young as he was
a decade aso.
Interest in the county fair con
tinues to uro?-. Hegin now to plan
your exhibits Som can bi arranged
in a few divs while others require
The friends of Mr. S. Cheatham
-greeted him very cordially while in
Edgefield a few days ago. He al
ways receives a warm welcome when
he comes among us.
As president of the western di
vision, Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman at
tended a missionary conference of
the Aiken VV. M. U. which was
held in North Augusta Tuesday.
The ranks of the chaingang have
leceived two recruits from the court
this week. One additional road
worker was also sent from the court
of Magistrate Wise of Trenton.
The last lyceum entertainment of
the season will be held in the opera
house to-morrow, Thursday,evening.
Better get your ticket at once. They
are on sale at the store of Collett &j
i Mr. Henry Medlock spent several
-days in Edgefield as a member of
the grand jury this week, bringing
with him his little son, Henry
Hammond, to visit his grandmother,
The Hungarian Orchestra never
faiis to attract large audiences,
their entertainments being of the
highest order. Do not fail to bear
this aggregation of musicians in the
opera house Thursday evening.
We were delighted to have a call
Monday from Mr. W. W. Fowler.
He is one ot Parksville's mjst pro
gressive ciiizeub who is always
looking upward and onward, never
losing an opportunity to advance
Miss Maud Rives who is teaching
the Beaver Dam school came down
to the chautauqua Monday after
noon, being accompanied by sweet
little- Ruth Wash, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. li. A. Wash, at
whose home Miss Rives boards.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Middleton
were among the visitors in Edgefield
Monday, making the journey from
Meriwether in their autorao! ile. They
were accompanied by Mr. Young,
the manager of the larg? lumber
company that will soon begin op
eration at Meriwether.
Mrs. E. Pendleton Jones and
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman went to
Johnston Tuesdey to attend the
we?*k of prayer service that was
held hy the ladies of the missionary
society of the Baptist cl,uren, be
ing guerts of Mrs. W. J. Hatcher.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard attended a
meeting: of t?o board of visitors of
the Citadel which was held in Co
lumbia Wednesday. He was elected
chairman of the hoard, which place
has been tilled for a ?mmber ot"
years by Col. W. W. Lewis of
Luther G. Bell, the youngest
widower in the county-but one
who s jems to be in no great hurry
to embark upon the matrimonial
sea again-has been in town this
week attending court. He says the
fruit has already been injured in
Clark's Hill section.
Mr. Jas. H. Garrett was in town
Monday. He brought several of his
fine horses along with him. Mr.
Garrett says be is strongly in favor
of holding a county fair next fall
and that he will exhibit some of his
stock. Mr. Garrett bas become far
famed because of his thoroughbreds.
Dr. J. R. Beall of Blythe, Ga.,
arrived in Edgefield on the early
train thia morning. Dr. Beall is a
member of the Georgia legislature
from Richmond county. He was
one of the "old guard" that stood
so firmly for prohibition during the
last session of the Georgia legisla
Should a baby show be held in
connection with the county fair,
as was done several years ago, we
know cf two little ones who will
bear away the first prizes. Christine
Virginia Holland, the little daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Holland,
will win the prize for the girls and
Hord Allen, the little son of Mr.
and Mrs. W. 'D. Allen will carry
off first honors for the baby boys.
The attention of the teachers is
oalled to the fact that the essays
that are being written in the W. 0.
T. U. contest must he forwarded
to Mrs. Thomas H. Rainsford by
March 20. The time is dose at
hand. Let no school fail to be rep
resented in the contest by. delating
sending in essays. Mrs. Rainsford
very earnestly desires to have every
school in the county compete for
the cash prizes, and the teachers
should see that essays are forward
ed by the date set for the close of
Dr. Prescott's Condition.
For the past week the fiiends of
Dr. W. E. Prescott in all parts of
the county have been greatly de
pressed over his condition. We say
"all parts of the county" thought
fully, for no man in Edgefield is
more sincerely beloved than Dr.
Prescott wherever be is known. He
has rallied from the recent opera
tion and has irr? wn some stronger.
His physician and family hope that
i he will be ?Irong enough to be car
ried t . his home from the hospital
I in Augusta Friday. We sincerely
I trust that he will steadily improve.
The Hungarian Orchestra.
The people of Edgefield will1
have the opportunity of hearing
some of the best musical talent in
the country in tthe opera house
Thursday evening. The entertain
ment will be given by Schildkret's
Hungarian Orchestra, which is the
highest priced lyceum attraction
that has ever been brought to Edge
field. The orchestra is composed of
six musicians, each of whom is an
artist. There are as many musicians
and lovers of music in Edgefield as
any town of its size to be found
anywhere, .therefore a crowded
house should greet the Hungarian
orchestra. Tickets on salo at the
store of Collett & Mitchell.
W C. T. U. Meeting. .
The regular meeting of the W.
C. T. U. will take place on Wed
uesday afternoon, March 14, at the
residence of Mrs. H. H. Sanders.
Everybody is urged to bring a new
member and a contribution to the
Lillian Stevens campaign fund. The
following is the program:
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, super
intendent of parliamentary usage, in
Devotions, Mrs. J. W. Peak.
Violin solo, Miss Louise Couch.
Sketch of Miss Lillian Stevens,
Miss Mamie Sill.
An incident of the Union Signal
given by each subscriber in one
A quartette in song.
"Lilliau's flag," Mitchell Wells.
Let each member be present and
bring her year book.
Regular Meeting of Card Club.
Mrs. Benia Camelon sustained
her reputation Thursday afternoon
for entertaining beautifully, when at
lhat lime she was the I oste>8 tor
the regular; meeting of the. card
club. A la ree number were pr?s
ent to enjoy the hospitality of Mrs.
Camelon, rive tables being provided
for the spirited game of bridge,
j The score was recorded by ?he see
j re ti ry of the club and will be an
nounced at the close of the series of
trames. After the members became
surfeited on cards, a hot lunch was
daintily served bv the hostess.
The Sunday school of the Baptist
church has steadily grown for some
time, the interest and attendance
both increasing. The enrollment
reached the maximum figure last
Sunday when the secretary reported
231' present, the collection being
4!]5.87. The Baraca class, the
young men't class of the Sunday
school, bad 68 in attendance. This
class is taught by Dr. Jones, who
also conducts a teacher-training class
every Wednesday evening' imme
diately after prayer-meeting. The
superintendent, Mr. VV. B. Cog
burn, and the other officers of the
school are congratulated upon the
steady growth the Sunday school
Entertained in Honor of Mrs.
Saturday afternoon from four to
six Mrs. J. B. Kennedy and Mrs.
W.S. Cogburn entertained at tho
home of the latter very beautifully
in honor of their cousin, Mrs. D.
D. McColl, of Bennettsville. The
parlor was beautifully decorated in
freeaias and ferns. Four tables
were arranged and progressive Rook
proved to be very pleasant diversion
for the afternoon. Mrs. Carroll
Cogburn was the most expert
player and win the first prize,
a box of stationery. Mrs. A. E.
Padgett became the possessor of
the consolation prize, a crochet bag.
The guest of honor was presented
\. ith a beautiful hand-made hand
kerchief. A salad course, with
coffee and whipped cream, was
Saturday morning, March 4, to
the surprise of their friends every-,
where, Mr. Charlie Wates and Miss
Anita Atkinson were married io Au-1
gusta by Dr. Ashy Jones,the pastor
cf the FiiaijBaptist church. Miss At
kinson has been teaching in Gaffney
and went io Augusta to spend the
week-end Cupid had for some time
been formulating plans in collec
tion with the lives of these two
young people but the consummation ?
was reached earlier than many ex
pected. Mis. Wates is the daughter
of Mr. John Atkinson of the Re
publican section of this county and
is a young woman of superior
worth, one who will make an ideal
home Mr. Wates is the only son of
the late P.R. Wates of Edgefield. He
is now a prominent young business
man of Augusta, being the junior
member of the firm of Baxiey &
Wates, wholesale grocers. The Ad
vertiser joins other Edgefield
friends in extendiug sincere con
A Progressive (Luncheon.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett entertained a
number of her friends very beauti
fully Friday afternoon with a pro- 1
gre8siv?i luncheon, about thirty 1
guests being present. The parlor,
library and dining room were at
tractively decorated. Daffodils were ,
used in great profusion and the
beauty of these harbingers of spring
waa heightened by graceful palms
and ferns. The light from the elec
troliers was softened by having the
shades covered with daffodils. Soon
after the guests arrived they were i
invited into the dining roora and <
seated about a number of small ta
bles, four at each table, where they
participated in a luncheon which
was daintily served in dix courses.
At the conclusion of each course a 1
bell was sounded and the guests 1
changed tables, just as the person- !
nel of the tables change as in a pro
gressive game of cards. The unique
place cards contained band-painted ,
daffodil?. At the conclusion of the ,
repast, during which sparkling wit |
and repartee freely flowed, the
guests returned to the parlor, where
the social hour that followed was
punctuated with sweetly rendered
musical numbers, both vocal and in- .
strumental. The afternoon spent in
the home of Mrs. Padgett will
afford pleasant memories for the ,
future for all who were present.
Our stooK of saddles, and harness 1
of all kinds is complete. Can sup
ply you with anything you want.
B. B. Jones-.
The rhree???y Chautauqua.
T he |>? ?|>?? ol Edi;-1 tii-id are great
hyiiihtl'?i.bt?jd to tl)-' gentlemen win
inane i' |?t?s?til?|f, l?y assuming a
considerate financial obligation,
for th" iihaut.iuqMa to be held in
E.l?f?tivld. Tlic .?eries of entertain
ments, ?ix in number, and seven if
we iiniln.de 'he inspiring sermon in
the??pera house Sunday afternoon,
were; wholesome and uplifting.
Certainly the.ticket holders were
well paid for the money spent on
the chautauqua. The entertainments
were so diversified as to provide
entertainment for nil classes and
aires, giving no reasonable grouud
for anyone to complain. So well
pleased were the gentlemen who
composed the chautauqua commit
tee with the entire series- of enter
tainments that they have signed a
contract for another chautauqua to
be, given in the spring nf 1917, the
last of April or early in May.
GOOD FOR COLDS.
Honey, Pine-Tar and Glycerine
are recognized cold remedies, In
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Houey tha*e
are combined with other cough
medicine in a pleasant syrup. Dr.
Bells Pine-Tar-Honey quickly
ttop* your cough, checks your cold,
soothes irritation of the throat.
Excellent for young, adult and
aged. Its one of the best cough
syrups made. Formula on every
bottle. You know just what you
are taking and your doctor knows
its good for coughs and colds. In
iist on Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey
Only 25o. at Druggists. 2.
We will have a bigger and bet
ter millinery department this spring
than usual. Our milliner will ar
rive this week and in a short time
our opening will be announced.
Watch tor the announcement
We have already received a large
stock of new spring dry goods of
all kinds and invite the ladies iu to
The ladies should not fail to see
onr beautiful spring silks for waists,
especially our crepe de chine at
li.00, $1.25 and $1.50. No pret
tier goods were ever shown in
^Beautiful assortment of silver and
cut-glass from which to wake your
selection. Prices lower than city
B. B. Jones.
We carry at all times a full sup
ply of coffins, caskets and burial
B. B. Jones.
Eggs For Hatching-Barred
Plymouth Rock eggs of the purest
sprain; 15 for $1.00. Mrs. D. W.
Smith, Edgefield, S. C. R. F. D. 2.
Have you seen our beautiful
chests made of Red Cedar. Just
what yon have been needing for
B. B. Jones.
Put paint insurance tm your home
with a coat of Lucas Paint. It
will pay preraiumns in longer life
and better appearance.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
We are offering at actual cost
two china closets, two library ta
bles and two chiffoniers. Call at
our store and see these bargains.
B. B. Joues.
Second-Hand Cars: We have 4 sec
Dnd-hand Ford cars that we will
sell at a reasonable price.
Edgefield Auto and Repair Shop.
Don't throw that old chair away
when you can easily make it look
new- Paint and varnish it with
jue application of Lucas Paints.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Come to ns for your garden seed.
We sell Buist's seed, the kind that
never fail to germinate. The best
jost no more than inferior seed.
Penn & Holstein.
The approach of spring suggests
that now is the time to brighten up
the borne by putting new matting
on tlie floors. We have beautiful
patterns at reasonable price.
B. B. Jones.
There is no excuse to put up with
shabby floors when one application
af Lucas Floor Stain will restore
their beauty. Stains and varnishes
with one application.
W. E. Lvnch & Co.
Notice to fttock Kaisers
My stallion, "Denmark," and
also two of the best bred Jacks, will
stand at roy farm for short season.
Best possible care taken of mares,
but not responsible for accidents,
should any occur.
J. H. GARRETT,
Clark's Hill, 8. C. .
March 10, Ipi fr.
Prescriptions . Compounded
WITH THE UTMOST CARE
Any Hour of the Day or Night
Only thc Purest Drugs are Used
Your Patronage Solicited
Complete Stock of Fancy Groceries
COLLETT & MITHELL
Wake up buWr??^s !
The Bell Telephone, ia the Big Ben of Business.
Ring up on the Bell.
You may talk about dull times 'till you lose
your breath but it won't help matters, save your
breath to talk into your Bell Telephone.
King up old customers, then start on a fresh list
of prospects, there is no quicker way - none that
saves more time or expense.
If you haven't a Bell Telephone, get one now.
Gall the Business office for rates.
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Box 42, Columbia, S. C.
Have You Tried
Kopps Redebaik Self-Rising
IF NOT, TRY IT. ALSO
Columbian Plain Flour
Both are guaranteed to give satisfaction. Made by
Rockport Milling Company of Rockport, Indiana.
FOR SALE BY
L. T. MAY
A. J. Renkl
J & R
We have the largest assortment of pres
ents in every department that we have ever
shown. We have ordered largely of Clocks.
Watches, Gold and Silver Jewelry, Sterling
Silverware, Cut Glass and China. Every de
partment is filled.
It matters not what you want we have it or
will order it out at once.
Come in to see us. We have our entire stock
marked very low, much lower than you find the
same class of goods elsewhere.
70S Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia