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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Sept. 20
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. Horace Cogburn spent Sun
day in Edgefield with the home
Mrs. J. D. Mathis of Trenton
\ was among the visitors in Edgefield
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Allen and J.
K. Jr., motored to Edgefield yester
Mrs. Mary E. Carwile returned
Friday after spending the summer
in the mountains.
Mrs. P. H. Bussey, Mrs. J. T.
Griftis and Miss Mamie Bussey were
ic town Saturday.
Mr. Stephen Darlington of George
town is here spending a week with
relatives and friends.
Mr. John Hamilton of Rock Hill
is now serving the Edgefield Fruit
Store as salesman.
Edgefield hens are still on a
strike. Only the rich can afford
eggs for breakfast now.
Misses Lizzie and Leila Quarles
of Trenton were among the visi
tors in Edgefield Monday.
Mr. W. A. Collett and Miss Sara
Collet spent Sunday with their sis
ter, Mrs. Wright, near Johnston.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Byrd were
in Edgefield yesterday, Mrs. Byrd
spending the day with Mrs. Emma
Miss Ethel Glover, i charming
young lady from North Augusta,
is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. R. C.
Messrs. J. T. and Charles Bell,
sons of Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Little
john, entered Furman University
Rev. P. B. Lanham spent Thurs
day and Friday in Columbia, being
the guest of Dr. C. E. Burts while
in the capital city.
Mr. W. A. Collett was among!
the Edgefieldians who visited Co
lumbia last week. He spent Thurs
day in the capital city.
Mrs. C. T. Graydon and little
Clint Tompkins Graydon, Jr., are
here from Columbia visiting Mr.
and Mrs. McG. Simkins.
Mrs. Wade Cothran and Mrs.
Mamie Bowie returned to Abbeville
Monday. Mr. James Cothran came
down for them in his car.
Miss Mamie Broadwater and Miss
Sabe Miller of Trenton will leave
this morning for Columbia to enter
Chicora College for Women.
Miss Mary Bell, the only daugh
ter of Judge Luther G. Fell of|
Clark's Hill, went to Hartsville yes
terday to enter Coker college.
Miss Gladys Padgett has resumed
her studies at the G. W. C. Miss
Mary Bean Lewis has also become a
matriculate of this institution.
Misses Ida Folk, Lula Ouzts and
Janice Morgan are Edgefield's rep-)
resentatives at Winthrop this year,
having left for Rock Hill yesterday.
Mrs. D. D. McCoIl returned to
Bennettsville Monday morning after
spending a fortnight here with her
parents, Hon. and Mrs. J. C. Shep
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Holston
are receiving the congratulations of
their friends over the coming of a
little daughter to reside permanent
ly in their home.
Our genial young bachelor-friend
Tom Adams of Colliers was in town
yeeterday and realized ?69.50 for
a load of cotton seed which he sold
on thia market.
Harb Byrd, the very promising
son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Byrd of
Pleasant Lane, is attending the high
school this session, boarding with
his uncle, Mr. A. M. Timmerman.
Onr young friends, Robert Adams
and D. T. Mathis, Jr., of Colliers
will leave to-day for Clemson col
lege, this being their third year in
this splendid institution.
During the past year nearly a
dozen citizens of Edgefield have
installed private water systems in
their homes using an electric motor
to pump water from the well into
an elevated tank. None that we have
seen gives better satisfaction than
that installed by Mr. W. M. Har
ling for Mr. O. B. Anderson. A
one-half horse-power motor does the
Miss Helen Tillman returned
Hollin's college Monday.
Mr. Claude Lyon came up f
Augusta aud spent Sunday i
Mr. Edgar Strother left for
lumbia Monday to enter the Sc
The regular quarterly statem<
of the Farmers Bank and the B
of Edgefield are published in
Mr. R. G. Cheatham of Phoe
?pent the eaily part of the w
here with his brother, Mr. J.
Go-to-Sunday School Day will
observed at the Baptist church S
day next. The programme is p
lished in this issue.
Have the children's photos tal
before the weather gets cold. M
Eliza Mims will do the work
you in the best style.
The stores of Rubenstein, Mu!
shy Bargain House and Dail
Bros. will be closed September
and 29 in observance of Jewish h<
Hon. N. G. Evans is a candid;
for the speakership of the house
representatives. He will make tl
body a fair and impartial presidi
If you do not believe legumes p
as winter cover crop, ask a fa rn:
who planted cotton or corn af 1
vetch or some of the clovers 1;
Rev. and Mrs. P. H. Bussey a
their little infant son arrived F
day to spend several weeks with rel
tives here and in other parts of t
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogbu
motored to Anderson and spent tl
week-end with their daughter, Mi
S. M. Craig, returning Mond,
Misses Emmie and Alma D
Loach, Miss Minnie Lanham, Mi
Helen Dorn, Miss Lall ie Peak ai
Miss Florence Mims left for Cok
Mr. J. W. Johnson of Clark
Kill was in town Monday and wi
cordially greeted by his friends. I
is a game warden for this couni
ano is alert and active.
Mayor J. G. Edwards' cow pr
sented him with twin bull calv<
bright and early Monday mornin
It appears that he has embarked i
stock raising on the intensive plai
Mrs. Carrie Mays has returne
from a prolonged visit to relativ?
in and around Plum Branch. Sh
will now be at the home of Mr. an
Mrs. Ai thur Wells for some tim?
The Bar?ca class of the Bapti;
church will hold a rally Sun
day morning and all membej
are urged to attend. The servie
will be made especially interesting
Hon. J. Wm. Thurmond was i
Rock Hill practically all of lae
week attending United States cont
Within a short time he will go t
Greenville to attend another sei
Mr. W. M. Ouzts and Mr- Good
Williams of Kirksey were here o;
business Monday. Mr. William
came down to complete the sale o
his farm south of Edgefield to Mr
M. W. Hudgens.
Cotton is coming to Edge
field in increasing quantities. Earl;
this, Wednesday, morning the pub
lie square is crowded with wagons
The good price paid here is bring
ing the cotton.
Two bright young girls of thi
Red Hill section, Miss Bertie Loi
MoClendon and Miunie Quarles, en
tered Anderson college last week
They were accompanied to Andersor
by Mr. D. B. McClendon.
Mr. Gill Dunovant left yesterday
morning for Spartanburg to resume
his studies at Wofford. Gill is a
full senior this year and after grad
uating next summer he will take
up the study of medicine.
History repeats itself in many
ways. Since the dear little grand
son arrived from Hartsville for his
first visit in Edgefield, Grandpa
Peak can sing lullabies with thc
melody of the days of yore.
Misses Emma and Margaret
Blocker, daughters, of Capt. and
Mrs. John R. Blocker, are attend
ing the Edgefield high school this
session, boarding in the home o?
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dunovant.
Mr. S. A. Brunson has always
possessed a good voice but it has
improved considerably recently,
having had regular practice in
singing to the sweet little daughter
who now wields the sceptre in the
Hon. and Mrs. Walter R. \
Donald of Augusta spent the we
end with Mrs. Agatha Woodg
Mr. McDonald recently headed
ticket for the Georgia legislan
Mr. Edgar Lanham, a son of B
P. B. Lanham, has come to att<
the high school. He is boarding
the home of Mr. M. P. Wells.
There will be a game of base-t
at Ropers Saturday between
Ropers and Colliers teams, this
ing the last game of the season,
free barbecue will be given ibe C
Hers boys by the Ropers team.
The Harmony-Trenton commun
has sent four talented young lad
to Columbia college this week. T
quartette of cousins is composed
Mattie Lee Long, Misses Marie a
Debbie Mae Marsh and Miss He!
Four young ladies who are
tending the high school, Miss A
nie Mae Culbreath, Miss Ma
Nicholson, Mks Pearl (Ruarles a
Miss Bettie Lou Morgan, are boai
ing in the home of Mr. and M
C. M. Mellichamp.
Cashier W. W. Miller of t
bank of Trenton was a visitor
Edgefield Monday afternoon. I
was accompanied by Mrs. Mille
These widely beloved Trenton pe
pie always receive a cordial wi
come in Edgefield.
With six cotton buyers alwa
on hand-two of them out-of-tow
buyers-Edgefield is offering fi
j mers a better market than durii
any previous season for years. T
this market on a load of cotton,
you are not already bringing yo
The Baptist church will be bea
tifully decorated for the speci
Sunday school exercise next Sunda
A committee, composed of Mrs. J
E. Padgett, Miss Ruth Tompkii
and Miss Virginia Addison, was a
pointed Sunday to beautify the i
terior of the church.
Mr. A. E. Padgett, Edgefield
representative on the State Dem
eratic executive committee, attende
a meeting of the committee in C<
lumbia Tuesday. At this meetin
the result of the second primar
was officially declared.
The millinery opening of Mr. I
S. Rives yesterday was a great su<
cess. Miss Cowan received all cal
ers very graciously, and showe
them all of the new creations i
feminine head-wear for the fal
There are scores of beautiful hal
at the popular Rives store.
Mr. J. G. Holland has been er
gaged by Col. Bailey to coach th
foot ball team of the B. M. L H
and Mrs. Holland will spend mos
of their time in Greenwood for th
next sixty days. With Joe Ko!
land as coach, we will stake ou
money on the B. M. I. boys ever
Miss Leona Bullington of Pace
let, Spartanbnrg county, has beei
elected teacher of the Addison Mil
school, and has already enterei
upon her duties. She is a gradu?t
of Limestone college, and is wei
equipped for her work. She i
making her home while in Edgefieh
with her aunt, Mrs. T. A. High
Mr. Pendleton Gaines who woi
the scholarship in the South Caro
lina University from this county
left for Columbia yesterday to ente
that institution. His younger broth
er, William Gaines, will attend th<
Edgefield high school, making hil
home with Mrs. Elizabeth Folk, ai
Pendleton has done for the past tw(
Rev. and Mrs. E. T. Snuggs, wh(
were recent visitors in Edgefiele
have arranged for their children
Harold, Faith and Roland, to at
tend college in Georgetown, Ky
All of them will enter a co-educa
tional institution of high standing
Rev. and Mrs. Snuggs will resume
their missionary work in Chins
about the middle of October.
The Advertiser is pleased to add
the name of Mr. J. L. Quinby of
Graniteville to its subscription list.
He is not only one of the best citi
zens in Aiken county but one of
the best in the State. In handing
us $1.50 the other day, Mr. Quinby
said he used to read The Adverti
ser regularly and wants it again.
Every business or profession ia
justly proud to have such men as
Mr. Quinby among its clientele.
Maj. R. S. Anderson has been
cordially welcomed back home by
his host of friends after a prolonged
stay in Washington. And espe
cially do the officers of the county
fair association welcome Major An
derson, for he has already taken
hold, and will devote much time
and efforts to making the fair a
success. He had a large part in
making the last county fair in the
fall of of 1913 a pronounced suc
Having just returned from the Northern Markets,
we invite you to see the beautiful line of goods pur
chased-all the latest styles and good quality. We
bought a fine line of Ladies' Dresses, Serges, Taffetas
and Silk Poplins-all styles-and at the most moderate
prices. Also, a nice line of Ladies' Suits and Sweaters
in all colors and styles. A big line of Men's and Young
Men's Clothing-all the latest styles and patterns. We
have a bigger line this fall than ever before, and we
will sell you almost at the old prices, as we really have
not enough room in our store to keep so many goods.
We will sell all goods as reasonable as possible, accord
ing to market prices.
We also bought a fine line of Men's
Ladies' and Children's Raincoats. Come,
let us show you through all depart
ments. We have the biggest stock
since we began business in Bdgefield,
and can save you more money than
at any previous time-all things con
sidered. Our dress goods are the pret
tiest ever carried. Let your next shoes
be the "Walk-Over" brand. This isl
ar gain House
Next to Dunovant & Co. Edgefteld, S. C.
I have a large assortment of pic
ture moulding, and can frame any
size or style of picture at reasonable
prices. Shall be glad to receive
'your orders for framing. I guar
antee satisfaction on every job sent
EUGEKT2 TI M M ONS.
BOARDERS WANTED: Con
venient location in private family.
Address "Boarder,'' care of Adver
Established Over a Quarter Century
Davison & Fargo
Cotton Commission Merchants
Liberal Advances on Cotton Shipments
Notice to Automobiles
We have accepted the agency for the
UNITED STATES TIRES
and carry in stock Ford, Saxon, Dodge and
Overland sizes. Also inner tubes for above
cars. We will sell all of these tires very close
for cash. Get our price before you re-tire.
We can save you money.
All United States Tires are GUARANTEED
to be STRICTLY FIRST-CLASS.
Stewart & Kernaghan