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ff Office No. 61.
[?^ Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, May 10
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Mrs. P. A. Erwin of Atlanta is
here visiting her sister, Mrs. Bettis
Can telo u.
Mrs. Jacob Alstock of Saluda is
here visiting her sister, Mrs. Israel
Ex-Gov. John C. Sheppard has
gone to Hot Sorinys, N. C., fora
period of rest and relaxation.
Miss Elizabeth Smith is at home
from the convent in Columbia for
the weddings this week and next.
Miss Monteze Spearman of Green
wood has been the guest of Mrs.
Jerome Ti m merman for several days.
Rev. P. P. Bhlock has joined
the automobile pageant, having pur
chased a handsome King touring
Mrs. W. C. Berry and Miss Sam
mie Waldo of Spartanburg are here
visiting their sister, Mrs. O. B. An
Mr. P. B. Mayson left Tuesday
afternoon for Florida to spend a
week, visiting Jacksonville and
Dr. E. Pendleton Jones returned
Tuesday morning after spending 10
days in Kingstree conducting re
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hammond are
now occupying the residence in
Buncombe formerly occupied by
Mr. Manly Dobson motored to
Augusta Monday, being accompa
nied by his sisters, Misses Sophie,
Marion and Grace Dobson.
Mrs. J. L. Miras and Mrs. J. W.
Peak spent Friday at the home of
Mrs. S. L>. Hughes, also visiting
Mrs. J. B. Minick in the aft?rnoon.
Mr. D. E. Lanham of Ropers is
among the latest to purchase an
automobile. He was in town Tues
day in his new Ford, his number
Mr. Joseph Brimson of Aiken
spent a part of last week with his
brothers and fishing in Turkey
creek as was his wont in his boy
Miss Viola Mellichamp spent the
early part of the week here with
her brother, Mr. C. M. Mellichamp,
while en route from Greenwood to
her home in Agricola, Miss.
Mrs. P. P. Blalock and Master
Bcmar Blalock left in their new car
Tuesday morning for Sedalia. Union
county. Miss Edwardina Blalock has
closed lier school and will return
If any of The Adverti.-r-rs read
ers contemplate installing water
works and electric lights they should
com mun Tea te with Mr. R. II. Mid
dleton of Clark's Hill. Ile can make
you a very low price.
The nnrriage of Miss Petula La
Grone arid Mr. Fiank Bland which
took place last evening at the horne
of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Tompkins
was one of the most beautiful wed
dings ever held in Edgeh'eld. A
full account of it will appear in
The Advertiser next week.
The people of Edgetield were
greatly shocked this (Wednesday!
morning by . the announcement of
the sudden deaths of Mrs. Walter
Samuel and Mrs. Fannie Tompkins.
Mrs. Samuel died at five and Mrs.
Tompkins at 8 o'clock this morn
ing. A fuller notice of their'deaths
will appear in next week's issue of
The young men of the Baraca
class havo closed the membership
contest which they have been con
ducting for several months. Through
the contest the membership of the
class was increased about (?0 per
cent. They planned to give a recep
tion in the church next Friday
night but have postponed it until
.Barn and Crib Burned.
The friends of Mr. Frank West
of the Antioch section will regret
to learn of h?s loss from fire Mon
day night. About ll o'clock his
new barn and crib were burned,
also 125 bundles of home-grown
corn, '.?,000 bushels of fodder, a
valuable horse, and some agricultur
al implements. His total loss will
amount to something like *-J,000.
We have been unable to learn wheth
er he had any insurance or not. The
origin of the fire was unknown.
On account of the death of Mrs.
Fannie Tompkins, plans for the
marriage of Miss Emily Burt Tomp
kins and Dr. Hugh C. Mitchell have
been changed. They will be married
at home at the time announced,
next Tuesday evening, but only the
members of the immediate families
of the bride and groom will be pres
Announces For Re-Election.
Upon his record of faithful ser
vice as a servant of the people, Mr.
VV. B. Cogburn announces his can
didacy this week for re-election to
the office of clerk of court. He has
served fhe people faithfully and
well in the past and if they elect
him again he will continue to make
a record that will reflect credit up
on himself and honor upon the
Candidate For Congress.
The first candidate to announce
j for congress from this congressional
district is Mr. Alvin Etheredge,
one of the leading citizens of Salu
da. Mr. Etheredge is no strantrer
to the people of Edgefield. The
name which he bears is one that
bas been prominently and honora
bly connected with the past history
of Edgefield county. Ile is a suc
cessful business man and owns
large business interests which he
has always managed with more than
usual ability. Mr. Etheredge is
also a man whose intellectual life is
far above the average. Having
been more or less a student all his
life he is thoroughly informed in all
State and national affairs that af
fect the people. In due season he
will meet with the people of Edge
field and give them his views on
Splendid Showing of the south
Eastern Life Insurance
The home company, the South
eastern Life, uses an entire page in
The Advertiser this week to show
how prompt it has been in paying
off some large policies in South
Carolina recently. There can no
longer be any doubt as to the sound
ness or the promptness of southern
companies. This companv has
made'good from the day it opened
its office for business ability. W-hile
its policies are attractive and favor
able as those of any company, yet
at the same time they arc conserva
tive, and safe as cash on hand and
good investments can make them.
Read the advertisement on our sec
ond page and sse how promptly
large losses were paid.
Announces For Sheriff.
Mr. W. 6. Ouzts breaks the ice
this week for the sheriff's office, an
nouncing his candidacy in regular
form. He needs no presentation to
the people of Edgefield county at
our hands. Like his honored father
before him, Mr. Ouzts knows prac
tically every man, woman and child
in the county. Just as he is no stran
ger to the people, so is he no stran
ger to the duties of sherill. He serv
ed six years in that capacity, making
a record to which he points with
pride, ami if choseu again by the
people he pledges the same faithful
ness as in the past.
Children's Day Observed at the
Sunday afternoon the Edgefield
Methodist church was filled to its
utmost capacity, the large congre
gation being attracted by the an
nouncement that Children's Day
services would be held. Having at
tended these services in the past,
the people of Edgefield of every
faith and order knosv of the pleas
ure 'ind profit which they alford.
Mr. B. E. Nicholson, the superin
tendent of the Sunday school, an
nounced the program.
The general idea ur theme select
ed for the exercises this year was
'"The King's Garden" and this idea
was carried out in ?the beautiful
decorations. The chancel and altar
were beautifully decorated with cut
dowers and pot plants, forming a
beautiful background for the chil
dren who took part in the exercises.
Even the garden gate, fence and
clinging vines were ai ranged almost
as really as we see them in nature.
A beautiful feature of the after
noon was the christening of John
Sheppard Nicholson, the infant son
of Mr. and Mrs.JB. E.Nicholson, by
the pastor, Rev. Arthur L. Gunter.
All of the children, from the
youngest to the oldest, entered into
the spirit of the occasion with real
earnestness and zest, and all of them
performed their parts well.
FOR SALE-One good farm
mule, overstocked is the reason for
elling. W. L. Dunovant, Jr.
The W. C. T. TJ. was hostess on
Monday afternoon for all the mis
sion societies of the town, at the
A large crowd was in attendance,
and a gentleman present said that
he spoke to most of the ladies pres
ent, and that he believed there could
not be found in all South Carolina
a more representative or more splen
did gathering of women.
The programme was in charge of
Mrs. Abner Broadwater. Rev. Mr.
Gunter of the Methodist church
conducted the devotions.
Mrs. J. R. Tompkins was in
charge of the organ, and gave two
beautiful and insi tiri rig organ solos,
besides accompanying the other
Miss Miriam Norris sang beauti
fully a solo, which reached the
heart of all the audience, and Mrs.
i>hannonhou<e sans that inimitable
selection, "Nearer My Home."
Readings bearing upon temper
ance and missions were given by
Mrs. Ganter and Mis. E. P. Jones,
and Mrs. M. P. Wells recited avery
Edward Peak recited '"Whiskey a
Devil," and told how it was a bar
to everything good and a door to
The music was unusually good
and inspiring and helpful. A mes
sage from Mr. and Mrs. Snuggs, in
China, was read by Mrs. W. E.
Lott. Mrs. Snuggs writing that
one of the greatest evils of China
was the growth of the cigarette
habit among men, women and chil
dren, and even the envelopes in
which the letters are enclosed bear
an advertisement of the cigarette.
Mrs. Rainsford, who was a recent
visitor to the Woman's Council of
the Methodist church, made a very
interesting and instructive account
of her recent visit as a delegate to
that gathering in Atlanta, and spoke
of Dr. Mary Stone, a Chinese phy
sician, whom she had heard.' Miss
Stone has been recently made presi
dent of the W. C. T. U. in China.
At the close of the programme,
all the ladies were invited out un
der the trees, and light refreshments
of sandwiches and ice tea were
Brimson School Entertainment.
Friday night, May 12, the Brim
son school will close with a public
entertainment, commencing at 8:30
o'clock. An elaborate program has
been arranged and an admission fee
of 25 cents for persons over 12
years of age will be charged. Those
under 12 will be admitted free. The
money realizod from the entertain
ment will be used to improve the
school building. Before the next
session opens the building will be
remodeled and enlarged, making it
one of llie best school buildings in
the counn. In order to do this a
considerable sum of money will be
needed. The entertainment Friday
night will be high class and the mis
cellaneous program will alford pleas
ant diversion for all. The Advertis
er man hopes to be one of the great
throng and we expect to see the
good people of the Cleora section,
who are standing squarely behind
theirschoo), realize the sum of *1UU.
Will you not by your presence help
to make it that, amount? You will
gel value received for what you
contribute. The talented young
teachers, Misses Stevens and Col
lins, are putting their very best
efforts into this entertainment, which
means that it will be one of the very
best to be given in the county.
Candidate For Re-Election.
Mr. A. A. Edmunds who has for
four years filled thc most important
office connected with our county
government makes his bow to the
people this week and hies his ap
peal for a second terra. Besides
managing the affairs of the office
economically, Mr. Edmunds ha?
done much thorough work upon the
public roads which speaks for it
self, and upon his record of service
he seeks re-election.
Miss Natalie Padgett Entertained.
One of the most delightful social
functions of the season was the
porch party which was given Fri
day morning by Miss Natalie Pad
gett in honor of Misses Petula La
Grone and Emily Tompkins. The
ldcg, spacious front porch was dec
orated with a profusion of palms,
ferns, and other pot plants, many
cut flowers also being used.
Six tables were arrauged for
bridge and the players spent an
unusually pleasant hour on the sha
dy porch as they fingered the cards.
At the close of the game the score
showed that Mrs. .T. W. DeVore
had won the first prize, a beutiful
fan, and the second prize, a pair of'
blue silk hose, fell to the lot of
Mrs. Alice Irwin. The hostess
also presented each of the guests of
honor with a box of crepe de chine]
bandkert-hi?f's._ A salad course was
served, followed by iced tea and
mints. The occasion will be a
source of pleasant memories to all
who were present.
Attractive Program for Closing
Entertainment of Mt. Zion
You are cordially invited to at
tend the closing exercises Mt. Zion
school Friday evening, May 12,
?oramencing at eight o'clock. The
program consists mainly of two
plays, first, "The Cinder Maid." by
the primary grades, an:l next "The
Triple Wedding," by the older pu
THE CIXDEB MAID.
Cinderella, a desolate maiden,
Mrs. Toplofty, her selfish step
mother, Retha Padgett.
Mabel Toplofty and Delia Top
lofty, her unkind step-sisters, Mil
dred Pai d ne.
Brighteyes, her fairy god-mother,
Prince Nobleheart, her lover.
The King's Harald, J. C. Smith.
Guests, servants and payes.
Tm-: TRIPLE WEDDING.
Monday Greenfield, a sell* made
man, William Gaines.
Theopulus Vesuvius Fogge, a
lawyer from Australia, Curt is Weeks.
Frederick Dandle, an unfledged
author, Dewey Padgett.
Clifton Muddle, a would-be law
yer, Milledge Whitlock.
Clara Sturgis, leading lady, Lilla
Cecely and Salome, her younger
sisters, Lilias Weeks and Marie
Servant, utility, Addie Smith.
Act I-The Trust.
Act II-The Search.
Act III-The Wedding.
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There are considerable losses by
Eire everywhere. Over six thousand
in my agency during the three and a
half months of this year already.
Nearly all of this is in the country.
Have bad several fires in town, but
having many people to helo extin
guish them my town losses have not
been over ?500. OU this year. I now
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md are careful and particular as to
what they insure.
What insurance they do permit
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where occupied by the owners,
where not mortgaged, and where the
stove flues are of brick laid FLAT,
and the dwellings have a value suf
ficient to warrant a thousand dollars
insurance or more-sav worth ?^.U00
and up. I could write all classes of
property in Mail Order companies,
but the brokers representing them
say they do not guarantee the pay
ment of policy in case of a tire.
Drop me a card.
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that in case you are totally disabled
you are excused from paying the
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We have a policy which pays
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