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Daughters American Revolution
A most gracious and cordial prat
ing awaited tile m^in!-' rs ni ?lie OM
Ninety-Six Chapter 1) A R. np
last Tuesday afternoon at, the home
of Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth. Th.-n
are twenty-one members of this
chapter, and usually most of them
an? i ?resent. There is a charm about
the meetings of a different kind
frnni that surrounding other organi
za ti o s, nod the programmes are
alwavs very interesting and in
In a cosey corner of the spacious
veranda, delightful fru't punch was
served as the gnests entered.
.Mrs. N. 'T. Evans, regent, presid
ed over the business session, ano
among other things announced that
?17.00 had been raised hy ibe sale
of Hiss for Belgian relief.
During tho past year, Miss Sarah
f!o!]ptt on request of slate regent,
prepared a very valuable paper on
?ari\ kt?uAu-m history. This was
read before th? chapter, and after
wards pnblfahed in the county and
state papers. When the year's work
wno being eloped UP a copy of this
paper was sent to the Smithsonian
Institute in Washington and briny
examined there by a national officer
of the D A. R. has been requested
for publication and will appear in
an early is<">e of the Daughter* of
A ..ici-'..-;<> Revolution Magazine
A gold medal has also boen of
fered for the best paper on the foo*
decides ?>f Edgefield history from
1785 to 1825. The fae.ul iv of tho
High School bas taken great inter
est, in this and Miss Lallie Peak has
been given tha? ?ubjeo? <^s her grad
ualitiv paper to be nsad commence
mem. V'\ ibese mei hods of research
and publicity, the D. A. ii. is being
instrumental in making many val
uable historical discoveries and re
cording manv facts which would
otherwise iv? ..?si, ns many have al
ready been !-">sr.
The probate judges' and clerk's
offices contain information among
the ..i,,-t valuable in the ^late, con
t:tinii:u very early w'lls of th?* ear
liest s-'itlers nf this .h's oric c-'Ultiy,
r.-fvir-'.-' r?< e.vlv as t.TS'2. ?nfl the
local chapter hope? to get copies' of
all thc-e hi-torio papery and have
them recorded in Washington;
As the roll nf members was call
ed, each responded with s'mie cur
rent r-vent cf national bearincr. This
wa" int- r,. ti. gr bn(tAnsp it indicated
the individual aud varied tastes of
those who resnonJed, and anything
:?-' - iv-?onality adds a
charm to the occasion.
Mrs. Tillman in?-odnced Mrs.
George Strother of Ridge Spring,
Regent of the Michael Watson
^-t?kap?er-of that. olape. who respond
ed very graciously, and said their
chapter wei'-h i . composed for the
most p in of the descendants of
Michael Watson, a distinguished
?...,. '?,.;,."- T- ??i?r. would erect
& monument in his me.morv.
On? of the r>i?isi instruct ve and
at the sac e time fi.8cin.ilin? f-a
tures of the program n?-3 was a ;.i
rx?r on the etrlv history ?f the
easter" pirt <-f South flaroHn ?.
"The Old Cheri ws" read by Mrs.
N. Gr. Evans. Ravin; r?vl <. Mr
very inspiringevents of the Hf- of
Francis Marion w'hn wis .>;' ihn.'
section, the poem. The Song of
Marion's Men" was very appropri
ate y recited by Miss Frauen J ev.
who is tv .ving opportunities for
herself in ?h?s diren ?on by her gifts
as well as her gracious r sponge.
Mrs J L M im-?, on r qu -<i of
the historian, re-d eve-n t ? from
Presidents Wil-son's address before
the National I) \ il Congress
then in s ssion in Washington.
A pm i- of much local interest
was read for Mrs. W. C. Tompkins
by Mrs. Susan Hill, on th-? life and
ancestro o' Henjumin Hatcher who
lived nei" Trenton, th? anchor of
man- o' the ni ?*i promWien' resi
dent of t!.a: section, a1??! wh-cv re
main- lie ?II <o?ne unknown gea***
where he was ki led in a skirmish
of the Rt?v..nitioii
Atibe conclusion of th?? pre
gramme, i: was announced that the
meeting w-mid take place with M rs
Maggie [lil] in May, the e:c:<ct d ti
to be announced biter.
Refreshments ot ice cream and
cake of severa! kinds were served
by Misses Rosalie Parker and Ruth
F. A. M.
Interest in Meeting Grows.
For ihe past lu days Dr. E. Pen
dleton Jones has preached very ear
nestly eve-v evening at 8:1 ? in the
Baptist church and liiere .are evi
dences thu he is reaching thc peo
pie. lute:-" t iv the meeting grows
from dav !?. day. The attendance
is large and inc singing is helpful
and iuspifMg. 1?, has liven a nmg,
long time since ill? neople of Ed^c
field heard a series of sermons that
were ??tr? ngr.-, ne re earu?st sud
more i-, oivi'tcing than those that
Dr. Jonen is delivering from night
to nigh- Ii U prob tb!- ihai the re
vival servi.-cs will ia?ltbiough next
Two-Story Brick Schoo! Build
ing for Harmony.
The Harmony community is easi
ly the most progressive rural com
muuity in (he county. Not satisfied
with having oin* nf the most mod
ern au 1 best equipped churches to
be found ir. any country communi
ty in the slate, the good people of
the Harmony section have taken
definite steps toward ireciinir a
modern school build in c that will
comport with the new church near
by. A few days airo the property
owne?*s of Bacon school district
voted to issue bonds to the amount
of $6,500 for the erection of a two
story brick school building for the
i Harmony school, the only while
! school in the district. The proposed
I building wiil cost about ?8.000
I when completed but tin* school has
about &!,UUU that car. be used for
that purpose which will supplement
; lui: bond issue.
The people of Harmony nlwnvs
undertake great tilings, something
i altogether out of the ordinary, and
j always carry their undertakings to
? a satisfactory completion. In erect
ing so splendid a building they will
j set a new paco for rural schools, the
new brick building of Harmony be
?ina- an object lesson for other
schools and communities. The Ad
j vertiser congratulates thc people nf
; Bacon school district upon this for
j ward step.
Honor Roll Edgefiaid School,
i 1st grade: Ellie Allen Lott, Mar
'tba Thurmond, Mary Thurmond,
i crane*s Wells. Elizabeth Johnson,
? Mary Lynch, Sarah Hubbes, .Mil
: dred Od!.
Advanced first: Margaret Strom,
.John Curran Feltham, Dance! Rip
I ley, William Cogburn, June Nich
olson, Milton Swearingen.
j -2nd grad'/: Julia Strom, Francos
i Moore, Elizabeth Kailey, Hangford
; Minis, Carrie Duuovant, Renaud
j Shannonhouse, Louise Qnaries, Ma
rv Lillis Byrd, Annie Lawton, Jea
i nett Timmous.
: 3rd grade: Felicia Mims, Mary
! M ai sh, Allen Georg? Thurmond,
'. Ruth Tompkins, Nell Strom, Eli za
hlet h Pan!. Rhette Morgan, Percy
? Marshall Fe! th a tn.
: til: (rrade: Labelle Byrd, Eliza
! beth Lott, John Wells, Benjamin
Cogburn, Wallace Sheppard.
? ?'li iira.de: Lillian Pattison, Geo
?Ttimpkins, Mitchell Wells, Robert
Ouzts, Raymond Folk, William
[S'roin, Frances l'arpenter, Kle.iie.-r
i Mims, Mattie Saunons, Gertrude
! Thurm md, Helen Nicholson.
? 6iib srrade: Lois Mini-.. William
j Folk, Dixon Ti ni merman. Ethe!
?Carpenter, Ethel Ciioaiham.
' 7 th y fade: Frances Jones, Edith
iOu/.ts. Elwyn Moore, Ellen Quark'.-,
Sara Lyon, Nurina Shannonhouse,
Slr <:v. Thurmond.
.S'.h grade: Edwin Folk. Arthur
; ..' i: ?irade: Margaret .May. Willie
i P?*ak, Neta i>uxts
10th grade: Onida Pattison, Jan
ie?? Vlortran, Pendleton Gaines, Eu?
! m?e Br ?ad wa ter.
; 1 ?iii grade: Lillie Peak, Anna
bel ."voa.rs. Jennie Sim ki ns.
The following is a copy of ?rivi?
I lat ions announcing the approaching
nuptials ot two >oung peuple who
! have a host ol' friends and weil
j v\ i s he rs in Bdg* Held :
: "Mr. and Mr.-. Ja:n?.'S Henry
Tompkins request thc pleasure of
i your company at the marriage ol
their Mister, M?S? P?Ht?l.ill Elet.hia
LaGrutie, io Mr. Frank Stanford
Bland on Tuesday, the ninth ol
! May at niii.' o'clock in the eveninjj
'at their hom i Edgifi:ld, Soillll
Ci ru >ina."
Very Narrow Escape.
The hume "1 the editor ol' The
' Advertiser had a very narrow escape
I fr..m being destroyed by fire Sun
day aiioiu one o clock. The cook
j discovered a blaze on the roof uf
; i':e *tovi-it?oin, it having caught,
j pivsiuiiabh, fruin a spark from the
I stove tine, ?"hose who were in thu
hume ac ?he Lime telephoned tlie
i up-ra (.?>r in thc telephone oflioc and
I requested I hat a uie.-sage bc sent to
tue writer who was at church. The
message reached the church just as
the congregation had been dismiss
ed, rtnd wi;bin a few minuit's scorer
and hundreds ol' friends were upon
fie scene uoiny everything possiblt
to extinguish the Haines. Within .1
short time the lire yielded to the
steadyJluw of water, the damage
being not more than $15. Had the
alarm been given lu minutes later,
ii would ?have been impossible tu
have saved the building. The editor
ol' The Advertiser is deeply grito
ful tn the scores ol fi lends who
responded so quickly and ?rho ren
dered such valuable assistance.
Just received a lanie shipment ol
men's pants. Come in and look ai
iheiu. We arc selling th' m ven
Mukashy Baigain Ilou?e.
(Continued from First Page,)
with violet tulle. Misses Mar
M obley and Martha Watson ser'
a tempting salad course, and In
from a violet laden punch tal
, fruit nectar and violet cake w
J served by Misses Bettie Waters a
1 The Rose show will be held
j Situ rd ay May 5, to open al
o'clock. There will be several
I tractions and sweets and other
freshments will be served.
Miss Orlena Cartledge entert?
?ed on Thursday afternoon for M
1 Pet LaGrone and about 50 frier
wen? present to enjoy the pleasu
of the afternoon. After four o'clo
the rooms were swon filled with t
, guests and their pretty af temo
frocks made a pleasing picture w
'. the decorations of tlowers and fen
j From a beautifully arranged tal
; punch was served by Mrs. Fram
Williams and Miss Marion MobU
Progressive rook occupied au he
i and tho prize was won by M
Earl Crouch. Miss LaGrone w
??resented with a beautiful gift, ?
i elaborate salad course was genre
which was enjoyed while listeni
. to sweet music.
The last meeting of thc Nt
Century club held with Mrs. J. ,
, Dozier preved a most intereslii
lone. While the twenty memhc
wera assembling several popul
: musical ('.elections were enjoved ai
.al: were refreshed with fruit pun
served by Miss Eula Taylor ai
!Mrs. O. D. Black. Lillies and bri
.roses wei H used to decorate tl
hall ami parlor. During the bu
russ session several plans Wfl
'; nuidt* for club work. Miss Aln
Woodward made the study ho
' very interesting, being the lead?
' the subject being "Some writers i
.thc hour." Those discussed we
! Grace Richmond, Marie Van Vori
.Hallie Erminie Rives, Kathie!
(Norris, Mary Rhiiiehavt and Frai
j ces Mi ms Green. There were rea
j ings also from each author and
! splendid paper in which ih>j write
?of the present and past were cm:
; posed. The program closed with
?vocal selection by Miss Wy ma?
Thc hostess, assisted by Mrs. B. I
?Allen and Misses Sallie Dozier an
I Edith Wright, served a delightfi
J Mu-ses I'?essie Ford Turner an
Hallie White of Coker collet;
spent last week-end at their hom
: here for Easter.
j Messrs. Homer Moyer of Neu
?bery college and Roland Ouzts o
i W off ord college spent Saturday an
?Sunday with the home people,
j The members of the Angelin
, Bacon chapter, D. of C., gave ;
party on Friday evening, each mein
: ber inviting a friend and all of th*
j visiting college boys and girls wen
? invited. A very happy evening wa
j spent, the chief amusement heinj
I progressive conversation. Crean
latid cuke were served during th
Malier |?irt ot the evening.
: Visitors here f ?. *MI Meeting Sire*
I during the | au v>ce. wr- Mrs. 1
Stevens, Miss Lena Stevens, M'
land Mrs, J. Iv. Alien, John, Jr
! and M iss Mary Len is.
I Mr. Henry C. Whit*', the far ii
of Mr. .launs ll. While of nu
town, died suddenly at the In.me u
j his daughter, Mrs. Smith, ai Saiiu?i
iou last Tuesday. Ile had been ??ar
! dening and coming ?nu the housi
had an attack of heart failure dyim
in a short wiiile. Mr. White wai
70 years of age and was om- of Sa
bola's most honored men and be
loved citizens. The funeral servit e.
'. were held at R-d Bank church, tin
1 interment being at Travis Pari
cemetery. He is survived by tia
f following children: Rev. II. B
i White, Mesdames J. W. Pitts and
J. M. Smith, and Mr. L. S While
of Saluda, Mr.. J. H. White of John?
ston, Mr. T. C. White Wilmington,
N. C , and Mr. W. H. White, St.
j Miss Wyman of Aiken is the
guest of Mrs. W. E. LaGrone.
I Mr and Mrs. I). F. Moor?r flt"*
[Mr. |aid Mrs. Leroy Yo ?mans of
! Fairfax, have ?leen visitors in ihe
j home of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Ken
in response t.o cordial invitations
I about sixty friends gathered in the
hom?; of Mrs. Walter Sawyer "ii
Friday afternoon and two bonis
were enjoyably spent in this hospi
table home. Quantities of Howers
and Terns were attractively Used
I about the rooms and numerous la
'Ibles were about, each one being
'?adorned with flowers and here, six
j games of progressive rook were
played. Later delicious ice cream
with pound and fruit cake was
served by Miss Sue Smith and Mes
dames M. W. Crouch and F. M.
I| Boyd. As the guests arrived and de
parted, punch was served I rom a
bower of Howers by Misses Elberta
Bland and Ida Saldier.
Thc "M<?ck wedding" held here
on last Thursday evening was a
! success and ?50.15 was made.
. ::LL.??. THE COUGH. CURES THE LWC?
returns grateful thanks for the grand Easter
business so pleasantly contributed by a buy
ing public. The rush of course reduced the
variety and quantity of stock. However,
Miss Samuel says she will be able to show
you this week many new novelties in Fancy
Trimming, Shapes and Dresses. Yes , dresses
that speak much for the artistic designer.
Come see them. We have them Rose, Alice
Blue, Black and Navy Taffeta raid Taffeta
and Crepe combination.
for the wedding gift is here in the neat Port
land design. Ask to see the
Sterling Punch Ladle.
Sterling Gravy Ladle.
Sterling Mayonnaise and Bowl.
Sterling Sugar Shel?.
Sterling Jelly Spoon.
Sterling Cheese Scoop, together with many
Should you fail to see what you want ask
W.- BL Turner, Jr., to phone over and get it
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