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Residence, No. 17.
Office No. 61.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. Edgar Hart is now serving
the Rives dry goods store as sales
When automobile owners need to
re-tire they should call on Stewart
Mr. Harold Norris has gone to
Columbia to take a full course in
Osborne's business college.
Mr. John Hollingsworth returned
to Philadelphia Saturday after
spening several weeks at home.
The Edgefield graded and high
schools will not open until Septem
ber 18. ?.Set? notice of Prof. Lyon
in this issue.
Mr. J. L, Onslow, an expert
book-keeper from Darlington, has
accepted a position in the office, of
W. W. Adams & Company.
Miss Florence Peak returned to
Heath Springs to resume her?duties
as teacher. This is her second
jear at this place.
Miss Ida Lou Morgan went to
Winnsboro Saturday to accept a
position in the graded school at
Haddon Johnson, Esq., a promi
nent young member of the Aiken
bar, came to Edgefield Tuesday to
confer with Judge DeVore on some
Mr. Beauregard Tiramons has ac
cepted a position with Messrs. Peen
& Holstein, ard will be glad to re
ceive his friends at the old stand
?where he was employed for a nura
Jber of years.
We have just received a large
shipment of ladies' coat suits and
will have in our entire line in a few
Miss Marie Cowan will arrive to
day to take charge of the millinery
department at E. S- Rives. Miss
Cowan is an experienced milliner
and is from one of tbe largest mil
linery houses in the country.
Attention is directed to the fol
lowing new advertisements this
week: J. B. White & Company,
Daitch Brothers' Bargain House,
E. S. Rives, Bonham & Sullivan
(real estate), J. H. Cantelou, mas
ter, RubeLstein and Stewart & Ker
Parents relieved of the prepara
tion of their children's lessons for
the next day by sending them to
Hortense Woodson in the afternoon.
Hours: For girls, 3-4, for boys 4-5.
For particulars apply to the above.
Will also coach more advanced pu
pils in Latin.
Mr. Frank Byrd, accompanied by
Dr. J. T. Pattison, went over to
Augusta Sunday to have his hard
examined. It has been in au in
flamed condition for some time and
blood poisoning was feared. It was
pronounced a felon of a severe
type. Mr. Byrd returned Monday.
Messrs. E. P., J. E. and W. A.
"Winn, three enterprising brothers,
have purchased the White Town
ginnery, and have put it in first
class condition for the season. One
new gin has been added to the al
ready splendid outfit. This is a
good stand, and these progressive
young men will do a satisfactory
Mr. Eugene Tin?mons has given
np his position at Blenheim, and
has returned home in order to enter
the high school when the session
begins, September IS. Mr. Lee
TiLtmons has also given up his po
sition with Penn & Holstein in or
der to attend the high school.
These young men are acting wisely
in apt cutting short their school
iR.?v. D. W. Kellar, pastor of the
Green street Methodist church, Co
lumbia, is assisting in the ravivai
services at the Methodist church
this week. The hours for preaching
are 4 p. m., and 8:15 p. m. The
members of the various evangelical
denominations of the town and
community are co-operating in every
respect and the prospects are bright
for a gracious meeting. The general
public i? most cordially invited.
Our milliner has just returned
from market, where she bought a
large stock of very stylish millinery.
Watch for our opening announce
ment later. Our millinery depart
ment will be better than ever.
Miss Nell Jones is in Barnwell
visiting Miss Marguerite Patterson.
Miss Floride Miller of Augusta
is ihe guest of her cousin, Miss Mar
Mr. Irvin Padgett has accepted
a position as salesman with the
Edgefield Mercantile Company.
Mr. W. T. Reel, Mr. Warren
Reel and Miss Janie Reel motored
to Edgefield Monday.
Mrs. D. D. McColl of Bennetts
ville is here visiting her parents,
Ex-Gov. and Mrs. J. C. Sheppard.
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Talbert, of
Parksville have been spending sev
eral' days with Mr. and Mrs. M. C.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Cheatham of
Epworth visited Mrs. Cheatham's
mother, Mrs. Belle Onzts last week.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard attended a
meeting of the board of visitors of
the Citadel which was held in Co
Misses Frances and Leo Burnett
of Greenwood are visiting their
grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N.
Ex-Governor John Gary Evans
of Spartanburg spent Sunday and
Monday with his mother, Mrs. Vic
Miss Ethel Schenk has^ returned
home from Colliers, where she spent
two weeks very pleasantly with her
sister, Mrs. C. R. Holmes.
Mr, and Mrs. John Fitzmaurice
and Miss Katherine Mitzruaurice of
Columbia spent Sunday and Mon
day in Edgefield with Dr. and Mrs.
James S. Byrd.
Mr. S. B. Nicholson has accepted
a position with W. W. Adams ct
Company, and, together with Mr.
Willie Adams, has charge of the
Adams warehouse near the depot.
Mrs. Hugh Vernelson, who will
have charge of Rubenstein's milli
nery department again this season,
has returned from the wholesale
market, where she made large pur
Card From Mr. Nicholson.
I take this means of expressing
my deep appreciation of the splen
did endorsement given me by the
people of Edgefield county, and to
say that I will give .them the best
service of which I am capable.
B. E. Nicholson.
Trenton School to Open.
The session of 1916-17 of the
Trenton high school will begin
Monday, September ll. Prof. W.
H. Hand, the State high school in
spector, will be present. It is
earnestly desired that all patrons of
the school be present at the open
ing exercises. Prof. Hand will
have something to say that will
Entertainment at Ropers.
The good people of the Ropers
community who are interested in
the erection of a new and creditable
school building are planning to
give an entertainment at Ropers
Friday night, September 15, at 8:30.
in order to raise money for the
building fund. A play will be
given by the best talent in the com
munity, and after the play refresh
ments will be served. Those who
are planning the entertainment have
had considerable experience, and
know how to provide the best,
therefore we have no hesitancy in
urging the people to patronize the
entertainment. All who attend will
pass a very pleasant evening, and
will at the same time aid in a most
worthy canse. Ropers needs a bet
ter school building, and the good
people of that community will not
relax their efforts until they have
succeeded. Help them in what they
BAD COLDS FROM LITTLE SNEEZES
Many colds that hang on all win
ter start with a sneeze, a snitlle, a
sore throat, a tight chest. You
know the symptoms of colds, and
you know prompt treatment will
break them up. Dr. .King's New
Discovery, with its soothing anti
septic balsams, has been breaking
up colds and healing coughs of
young and old for 47 years. Dr.
King's New Discovery loosens the
phlegm, clears the head, soothes the
irritated membrane and makes
breathing easier. At your druggist,
50 cents. 2
The Best Hot Weather Tonic
GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TON IC enriches the
blood, builds up the whole system and will won
derfully strengthen and fortify you to withstand
the depressing effect of thc hot summer. 5?c.
CONSTIPATION DULLS Y07R BRAIN;
That dull, Hatless, oppressed feel
ing is due to impurities in your sys
tem, slusrgish liver, clogged intes
tines. Dr. King's New Life Pills
give prompt relief. A mild, easy.
non-griping bowel movement will
tone up your system and help to
clear your muddy, pimply complex
ion. Get a bottle of Dr. King's
New Life Pills to-day at your drug
gist, 25 cents. A dose to-night will
make you cheerful at breakfast.
The second primary election of
the Democratic party will be held
on September 12, 1916. The same
managers who acted in the first pri
mary have been appointed as man
agers for the second primary. Tick
ets will be mailed out to the same
parties that they were sent to for
the first primary, and if they are
not received, additional tickets can
be secured from me on Saturday.
B. E. NICHOLSON,
Sept. 4, 1*910.
Sale of Land in Edge
By virtue of a deed of trust
made to us by E. ( C. Lassiter,
and Mrs. A. L. Bird, recorded in
the Clerk of Court's office for Edge
field County S. C., in Book twenty -
ty-five (i?5), page two hundred and
fifty-five (255), we will sell at public
outcry to the highest bidder for
cash (if not sooner sold at private
sale) at Edgefield. S. C., on salesday
in October next (1916). the real es
tate herein-after described, the pur
chaser or purchasers to pay extra
for stamps and papers. We will
sell the land as a whole or cut up
same into as many tracts as we
deem,best and sell the tracts sepa
The land is described in said deed
All that piece, parcel or tract of
land situate in the County of Edge
field, State aforesaid, containing
777.7 acres, more or less, being all
pf the 1013 acres of land in said
County and State, hereinafter de
scribed, except 835.3 acr?s, more or
less, conveyed to Mrs. Elizabeth L.
Sparks and Alketbea Sparks by
deed dated December T3th, 1913,
recorded in Clerk of Court's office
for Edgefield County, S. C., in
Book--, page-. A fuller de
scription of the 1613 acres of land
'"That certain tract or parcel of
land situate and being in the Coun
ty of Edgefield and the State of
South Carolina, formerly owned by
Mrs. E. A. Talbert containing 1613
acres, more or less, bounded by
lands of T. W. Morton, - Cart
ledge, W. J. Talbert, - Price,
lots 12 and 15 of the Talbert lands
and others, and is made up of the
following lots or parcels; Lot No. 1
Burton Tract 130 acres; Lot No. 2
Burton Tract 126 acres; Lot No. 1
Talbert Tract 250 acres; Fox Mill
Tract 85 acresi; Lot No. 2 Talbert
82 acres; Lot No. 3 Talbert tract
70 acres; lot No. 4 Talbert Tract 76
acres; Lot No. 5 Talbert Tract 116
acres; Lot No. 6. Talbert Tract 101
a'Tes; Lot No. 7 Talbert Tract 95
acres: Lot No. 10 Talbert Tract 91
acres; Lot No. ll Talbert Tract 100
acres; Tract No. 14 Talbert Tract
115 acres, all of which tracts or
parcels are shown by a plat of W.
H. Yelldel made for the Scottish
American Mortgage Company, and
is the same land conveyed to the
McCormick Land and Lumber Com
ber Company by said Scottish
American Mortgage Company, and
conveyed by McCormick Land and
Lumber Company toR. Frank Hall,
and by R. Frank Hall conveyed to
H. S. Williamson and E. C. Lassi
ter. Reference to said The McCor
mick Land and Lumber Company
deed is craved for a fuller and
further description of the lands
M. L. BONHAM,
G. CULLAN SULLIVAN,
Age Whole 15
18-20 *14.$3 *27.08
22 15.49 27.97
25 16.61 29.43
30 18.91 32.26
35 21.90 35.70
40 25.85 39.91
50 38.S3 51.91
60 63.0S 72.60
05 82.S0 89.33
. Disability clause free. Reduced
oy annual dividends.
F.. J. NORRIS, Agt.
Or, i?ng's New Discovery
KIL?.S THE COUGH. CURES THE LUNGS.
field after a visit in the home of her
brother, Mr. John Wright.
The first meeting of the Apollo
music club will be held on the af
ternoon of September 26, at 4
o'clock with Miss Gladys Sawyer,
and the members are all anticipating
a season of pleasure and profit with
Italian operas and composers as a
study topic. The year books which
are verv full have been completed
and were made out by chairmen,
Mrs. C. P. Corn, Mrs. T. R. Hoyt
and Miss Zena Payne.
The New Century club will re
sume activities on Tuesday after
noon, September 10, at 4 o'clock.
The study of Dickens is one that
will prove a source of great delight
to the twenty members and the year
books show programs that all are
eager to enjoy. This year book was
arranged by Mesdames W. E. La
Grone, P. ?. Lott and H. D. Grant.
Misses Bessie Ford Turner, Mary
Lucia and Elise Mobley, Bessie,
Isabel and Lottie Bean, attended a
luncheon at Edgefield on Friday,
given by Miss Mary Jones tor her
classmates of Coker college.
The week's pleasures ended with
a most enjoyable afternoon party
on Saturday when Mrs. C. P. Corn
entertained the young matron's
club eight in number and besides
these were a few other intimate
friends. Her attractive home with
its harmonious furnishings was en
joyed by each one, and the pretty
surroundings made all delightful
and pleasing. The chief diversion
was progressive rook four tables
being played, dainty score cards
being given to keep tally. Each table
was adorned with baskets of vari
colored nasturtiums. After an ani
mated game it was found that Mrs.
J. Howard Payne had been the most
skilled player and was presented
with a box of rook. Mrs. Leon Stan
sell received the consolation a box
of stationery. The hostess assisted
by Mesdames Earl Crouch and M.
W. Crouch served a delicious salad
course with iced tea.
Mr. Ed Johnston will leave next
week for Sparta academy. Mr. John
ston has decided to enter the minis
try and after finishing the course
here will go to the Theological
We have acce
and carry in
cars. We wi"
for cash. G<
We can save ;
to be STRICT
Our various departments are now being
filled by the arrival of new goods
that we may supply your
needs in our lines.
Our stock is now complete in this line,
and is in charge of Miss Marie Cowan,
who is a most experienced milliner, and
will be pleased to show you this line.
has been most successful, and pleased
those who have <een it. Come see
the new SPORT COATS
E. S. RIVES
E. J. NORRIS
Licensed agent for four good li
censed Fire companies-one of them
the largest represented in Edgetield.
Best service with appreciation of
TEACHERS WANTED: (l)
Men for town and country schools
$60 to *75. (2) Ladies com
bining music and common
school, unprecedented demand. (3)
Grade and high school. Can place
all qualified teachers for any of the
above. Write to-day. Southern
Teachers' Agency, Columbia, S. C.
Fresh Turnip Seed.
Let us supply you with turnip
seed. We have just received our first
shipment of ruta baga and all the
popular varieties of turnip seed di
rect from the celebrated Buist farm.
They are the kind that always ger
minate and give entire satisfaction.
Penn <fc Holstein.
DR J. 8. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE
Residence 'Phone 17-R. OfiEce 3.
E. J. NORRIS.
ipted the agency for the
3D STATES TIRES
stock Ford, Saxon, Dodge and
is. Also inner tubes for above
ll sell all of these tires very close
st our price before you re-tire,
States Tires are GUARANTEED