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Wednesday, June 7
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Ar Johnston: Preaching in tho
Presbyterian church this Sunday at
Mrs. Maud Ward of Georgetown
is here visiting her mother, Mrs. J.
Miss Helen Tillman is at home
from Hollins college for the sum
Mr. Lovick Smith has joined the
. automobile "pageant, having purchas
ed a new Saxon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Ti.nm er ra an
have gone to Hot Springs, N. C.,
to spend several weeks.
Little Miss Jeanette Timmor.s is
spending sume time at Warrenville
with Mrs. W. O. Stiefel.
Mrs. Jerald LaGrone and Miss
Pearl Padgett are visiting friends
and relatives in Darlington.
Mrs. Emma Dobson spent last
Tuesday in Ridge Spring with her
sister, Mrs. Ida Boatwright.
Mr. Gus Tompkins is at home for
the summer vacation. He will re
turn to Davidson early in the fall.
Orange blossoms will soon bloom
in great profusion in Trenton, three
marriages being scheduled for this
Rainsfoid Cantelou and Egbert
Morgan are at home, having last
week graduated from the Bailey
Miss Mamie Dunovant who has
been teuahing in the Darlington
high school is among the home-com
ers for the summer.
Miss Lillian Smith has arrived
from New York, where she has been
taking a course in domestic science
in Columbia university.
The County Inter-Denomination
al Sunday school convention will be
held at Philippi church Saturday
and Sunday, July 1 and 2.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Kinnaird
have gone to Hot Springs, N. C.,
in. order that Mr. Kinnaird may
be treated for rheumatism.
Senator and Mrs. B. R. Tillman
are at home for a short period of
rest. Senator Tilman stopped over
at Clemson college while en route
The town council gives notice this
week that a day and a night mar
shall will be elected an I applications
should be filed at once by those who
desire to nil these placee.
Capt. N. G. Evans has yielded to
the solicitations of his friends and
has decidod to become a candidate
for the house of representatives. He
so stated to The Advertiser's repre
Our friend John Hudson brought
a specirren of his fine wheat to The
Adverser office yesterday, and if
he is as successful in gaining votes
. as he is in growing wheat, he will
leave all six of his competitors a
long distance in the rear.
We direct attention to the half
page advertisement of Smith-Marsh
Company in this is?ue. They have
made a tiemendous reduction in
price in practically every line of
merchandise in order to raise the
cash. Do not miss this opportunity
to secure some great bargains.
At Trenton: The annual moon
light series of practical talks on
practical religion, addressed prima
rily to the youth, will commence iu
the Presbyterian church this corning
Sunday night at 8:00 sharp. It will
last from Sunday night to Friday
night. A welcome to all. The at
tendance was fine last year. The
sub' cts will be announced from the
Rev. E. T. Snuggsand his daugh
ter, Miss Faith Snuggs, and two
sons, Harold and Roland Snuggs,
silent Mi ?nd av in Edgefield as guests
of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Jones, They
will return to Edgefield fora longer
.stav in a fewdaye. Mrs. Snuggs has
been in the Battle Creek sanitarium
for seme time but she has greatly
impiovcd and will join Mr. Snuggs
and the children in a few days.
Col. L. W. Cheatham, Master
James Sharpton and Mr. J. L. Miras
hied themselves away to York this
morning to attend the annual meet
ing of the South Carolina Press As
sociation. As the Coker college com
mencement closed last night, Miss
Florence Minis will meet Mr. M iras
in Columbia to-day and attend the
press meeting. For the past three
or four years she has been a loyal
The people of Edgefield county
seem to have lost the penchant for
office which they once had. Almost
every county in the State has a
larger number of candidates an
nounced than Edgefield. Probably
others will come as there is yet con
siderably more than a month before
the time for filing pledges closes.
Candidate For Solicitor.
The formal announcement of the
candidacy of J. W. Cox, Esq., of
Johnston for the office of solicitor
will be found in our columns this
week. Mr. Cox is a young lawyer
of ability and is rapidly establishing
himself in his profession. Since he
decided to make the race for solici
tor Mr. Cox has been mingling with
the ycople considerably aud has
made many friends. He is a young
man of sterling qualities and unim
peachable integrity. As the campaign
passes Mr Cox will visit every sec
tion of the county, meeting the peo
ple face to face.
Y. WV A. Rally.
The Y. W. A. of Edgefield asso
ciation, under the enthusiastic and
efficient leadership of Miss Emmie
Lanham, will hold their first rally
on Friday, June 15, at Parksville.
This will be a splendid occasion and
will be a program entirely for girls,
by girls and with girls.
Mrs. George E. Davis greatly be
loved by the Edgefield girls, who i*
an expert in the auxiliary work will
be present and assist. She will also
make two of her splendid talks, as
will be seen by the program which
10-30: Song, "O Zion haste,"
Prayer by Mrs. J. L. M i ms.
Devotional by Mrs. J. D. Arring
Welcome by Mrs. J. M. Bussey.
Response by Miss Kathleen Ken
Presentation of visitors.
Roll call of auxiliaries with short
verbal report from each.
Short talk on "Purpose of the
Special music, Miss Miriam Nor
"Prayer in the auxiliary or indi
vidual life," Mrs. Kate Dennis.
Address by Mrs. Geo. E. Davis.
Round table discussion of aux
2 p. m. afternoon session.
Devotional, Miss Hassie Quarles.
"Our college girl, her place in the
church and community," Miss Lu
"Our influence carefully render
ed," Miss Pearl Quarles.
The "Do-what-yon-can" society,
Miss Daisy Gardner.
"What do I give the Lord?"
Miss Juanita Miller .
Debate, resolved: That personal
service is a greater help to an aux
iliary than mission study. Affirma
tive, Miss Florence Minis, negative,
Miss Mary Jones.
Evening session 8 p. m. Song.
Devotional, Miss Ruth Salter.
Scene from building in His
name" by Parksville Y. W. A.'s
Solo, Miss Miriam Norris.
"Tipping or tithing" Mrs. Geo.
Each church in Edgefield asso
ciation whether they have a young
woman's auxiliary or not, is expect
ed to send delegates.
Items of Interest From Red Hill.
It was a beautiful sight to see
thirty-six men and boys in Mr. J.
Quarles1 grain field some days ago.
Mr. Quarles has been quite ill for
several weeks. We are glad to re
port that he is now on the road to
Miss Pearl Quarles is at home for
Thc Rose Cottage boys are at
home for the summer. They have
laid aside latin roots for the present
and are working at grass roots.
There was a beautiful marriage
at Rose Cottage some days ago, the
contracting parties being Mr. Sam
Morgan and Miss Hattie Sue Bus
sey. These young people have our
best wishes for a long and useful
Miss Alpha Hammond has a
large music class here. M?6S Alpha
has a warm place in the hearts of
all her pupils.
Miss Annie Bel! Smith is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Dr. Whitlock.
A farmer was the father of twelve
children, all of whom had been
rocked in the same cradle. He was
rocking the newest arrival one
evening when his wife remarked:
'John, that cradle is nearly worn
out, it's so rickety I^m afraid it will
fall to pieces."
"It is about used up, her hus
band agreed. Then, handing her
ten dollars, he added: The next
time you go down to town get a
new one, a good one, one that will
Flower Mission Meeting.
The annual flower mission meet
ing of the YV. C. T. JJ.i was held
with Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman on
Monday afternoon with a splendid
attendance. Guesis of the occasion
were mothers and babies, a number
of these beiiiir present.
The piazza was used asa platform
for those who were in charge of the
program, Mr. Gunter conducting
the devotions. Chairs were placed
out-of-doors for all who came and
the beautiful and attractive environ
ment added to the charm of the oc
casion. Fruit punch was served in
the pergola by Misses Miriam Nor
ris and Helen Tillman to ail the
guests as they arrived.
Mrs. J. L. M i ms conducted the
business part of the program, ar
rangements being made for the pic
nic a?, the County Home on Friday
of this week.
Each of the babies was introduc
ed by name to the audience as their
mothers brought them on the piaz
za and created a smile of pleasure
as babies always do.
Mrs. W. L. Duuovant presided
very graciously over the program
of the flower mission department.
Mrs. W. ii. Cogburn read a beauti
ful story of the flower mission in
fluence, taken from the Union Sig
nal, and Mrs. N. M. Jones read very
effectively the annual report of the
department in the Edgefield VV. C.
T. U., Mrs. Cogburn; Mrs. Duno
vant and Mrs. Jones bein?: associate
superintendents of this department
for the Edgefield union.
Mrs. Beauregard Timmons read
"What the department can do for
national prohibition," and Miss
Jennie Pattison recited "Friends in
need." Mitchell Weils gave that
beautiful and appropriate selectiou,
"Somebody's mother" in his effect
ive and helpful style and after sing
ing, ''God be with you till we meet
again," the program came to a close.
A very pleasant episode of the
occasion was the unexpected pres
ence of Rev- E. T. Snuggs, Miss
Faith and Harold and Roland
Snuggs who had come over for the
night and were guests of Mrs. B.
B. Jones. They were heartily wel
comed by all who were present,
lue cream and cake were served.
Honor Roll Edgefield School.
List of pupils who were on the
Honor Roll every month:
First grade: Effie Allen Lott,
Elizabeth Johnson, Mary Lynch.
Advanced first: Margaret Strom,
John Curran Feltham. \
Second grade: Julia Strom, Kath
ryne Stewart, Elizabeth Bailej,
Hansford Mims, Renaud Shan
nonhouse, Jeanett Timmons.
Third grade: Felicia Mims.
Fourth grade: Isabel Byrd, Eliza
Fifth grade: Lillian Pattison,
Robt. Ouzts, Raymond Folk,
Sixth grade: Lois Mims.
Seventh grade: Frances Jones,
Ninth grade; Margaret May,
Willie Peak, Neta Ouzts.
Tenth grade: Onida Pattison,
Janice Morgan, Pendleton Gaines.
List of first honor pupils in each
First grade: Effie Allen Lott, 95;
Elizabeth Bailey, 93; advanced Isl,
Margaret Strom, 95; John Curran
Second grade: Julia Strom, 95; |
Kathryn Stewart, 94.
Third grade: Felicia Mims, ?S;
Mary Marsh, 93.
Fourth grade: Isabell Byrd, 9'
Elizabeth Lott, 95.
Fifth grade: Lillian Patterson, 95;
George Tompkins, 94 5-9.
Sixth grade: Lois Mims, 90 1-3;
William Folk, 93 1-2.
Seventh grade: Frances Jones,
92 1-2; Edith Ouzts. 91 14.
Eighth grade: Arthur Britt,
93 1-C; Edwin Folk, 92 2-3.
Ninth grade: Margaret May,
97 9-10; Willie Peak, 95 S-10.
Tenth grade: Guida Pattison,
95 1-2; Janice Morgan, 94 4-5.
Eleventh grade: Jeanie Simkins,
93 1-20; Lallie Peak, 93 1-20.
New Through Sleeping Car.
Between Aiken and New York,
Washington, Baltimore, Phil
adelphia, effective Novemberl
23, 1915 on the Augusta Spe
cial Via Southern Railway.
Lv Aiken 1:45 p m
JJV Trenton 2:25 pm
Ar Washing 7:00 a m
Ar Baltimore 8:32 a m
Ar Philadelphia 10:50 a m
Ar New York 12:57 p. m
Drawing Room, State Room and
Open Section Steel Electric Lighted
Sleeping Cars? Dining Car Service
For All Meals. For reservations
and information, apply to
J. A. TOWNSEND,
Ticket Agent, Edtrefield, S. C.
FOR SALE-Six full-blooded
pointer puppies about four months
old, ?5.00 each. Apply to J. T.
Hudson, Morgana, S. C.
This will be good news for every one.
Listen to These Plain Facts!
Everybody knows that the price on dry goods and
I shoes are going higher every day, and this advance is
liable to continue for some time.
Under these conditions it would seem that we were
exercising poor business judgment in putting on a sale
at this time. We may be making a mistake, but we
are going to state facts. *
ere is the Full Story!
We need money, and must have it, therefore we are
going to sacrifice our well assorted stock of dry goods
and shoes in order to raise this money.
This will be our loss and the purchasers gain. Don't
let anything keep you from attending this sale.
We are Going to Make Pri?es That Wi)}
Move the Goods!
? Every one who has ever attended one of our sales
know that when we advertise a sgle it is genuine, and
means a clea? cut in prices on everything in the store.
We haven't the space to quote prices on everything,
but mention a few items:
Best Standard Ginghams.08*C.
15c. and 18c. Gailateas.12sC.
36-inch Percales . . ..08k.
An excellent line of Ladies' Waists at . . . 39c.
Big Reduction in Children's Dresses
Hosiery, Handkerchiefs, White Goods,
in fact everything will be sold at a
! Shoes! Shoes!
If you need anything in Children's, Ladies' or Men's
Oxfords come during this sale. We are going to make
prices that will surprise you.
Remember This is no Fake
This sale will begin Thursday morning,
June 8th, and will positively close
Saturday, June 17th.
Edgefield, South Carolina