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Of fire No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant is in
Greenville visiting relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Geoge W. Wise
came up from Trenton Monday af
ternoon in their car.
Miss Ruby Watson has been
spending several days with her sis
ter, Mrs. J. P. Ouzts.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Lyon of ih<
Antioch section were among the
shoppers in Edge?eld Saturday.
Mrs. Julia K. Prescott and her |
little daughter, Ellen, were among
the visitors in Edgefield Friday,
Mrs. A. W. Welling of Darling
ton is here visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Jerald LaGrone.
Mr. W. P. Parks, cashier of the
Bank of Parksville, made a hurried
visit to Edgefield Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn,
Mrs. W. S. Cogburn and Mr. Jerald
LaGrone motored to Columbia Mon
Mr. M. T. Ward had as bis guests
Sunday Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Roberts
and Mr. and Mrs. Hendrix of Lex
Cotton does not fail to bring a
satisfactory price on the Edgefield
market every day in the week, Sun
Have the children's photos taken
before the weather gets cold. Mis
Eliza Mims will do the work for)
you in the best style.
Mr. N. D. Robertson of the
Cleora section spent Saturday and
Suuday in Augusta with his sou,
Mr. W. D. Robertson.
Rev. P. H. Bussey accompanied
his sister, Miss Mamie Bussey, to
Gaffney last Wednesday, where she
entered Limestone college.
Miss Lillian Smith left Saturday
for Columbia to accept a position in
the Logan school, which is one of
the leading city schools.
Ex-Governor J. C. Sheppard and
Mr. Orlando Sheppard attended the
funeral of Mr. Pierce B. Watson
at Ridge Spring Sunday afternoon.
Mr. James Timmerman, Jr., has
^cceptedja position as salesman with
bmith-Maibh Company. He will be
pleased to have his friends call up
Mr. Orlando Sheppard delivered
the address at the dedication of the
new Masonic Temple in Columbia
yesterday. He is past grand master
?pf the Masopic order.
Tickets for the lyceum course will
be placed on sale at the store of
Collett & Mitchell next Monday
morning. Call and select your seats
and-pay for them.
Dodge cars are becoming more
and more numerous on the streets
and highways. The latest purchasers
of Dodge cars are Mr. J. B. Ken
nedy and Mr. Frank Miller.
Mr. James Thompson and Mr.
Carroll Rainsford went to Charles
ton Wednesday to enter the Citadel.
Mr.Thompson begins hissecond year
and Mr. Rainsford enters as recruit.
Mr. and Mrs. Giles 1). Miras,
Misses Lizzie and Annie Mae Mims
and Miss Nannie Whalley motored
to Edgefield Sunday morning, at
tending services in the Baptist
County Treasurer James T. Mims
and Auditor J. R. Timmerman
went to Columbia yesterday to at
tend the second annual meeting of
the Association of County Treasur
ers and Auditors., ?
Mr. Elliott Padgett, Mr. Douglas'
Timmerman, Mr. Glover Tompkins1
Mr. James Spearman, Messrs. Wil
liam and Diomede Hollingsworth
left for Clemson college this morn
ing. Mr. Walter Mays returned
The petit jury for the court of
general sessions is published this
week. Court will convene on the
second Monday in October, with
Hon. W. B. Wilson of Rock Hill as
presiding judge. He was appointed
to serve as Judge Spain is ill.
Married, Sunday afternoon, Sep
tember 24, by Rev. P. P. Blalock,
at the home of the officiating minis
ter, Mr. Thomas Pardue and Miss
Mary Ouzts. He resides in the
Mountain Creek section and she
near Elmwood. The Advertiser ex
tends sincere good wishes.
Mr. C. A. Griffin and Maj. R. S.
Anderson spent Wednesday in Sa
luda, making the journey by Ford.
On ths return journey they stop
ped for several hours with Mr. John
B. Davis at his home near Richard
Mr. R. T. Long of Anderson and
his family have been spending sev
eral days with his brother, Prof. G.
F. Long. Mr. Long is the superin
tendent of the large electric power
plants on the Seneca river at Port
man Shoals and at Gregg Shoals on
the Savannah river.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Hume and
Mrs. Maria Frazier arrived Monday)
to make their home in Edprefield.
They are occupying the residence
of Mr. M. D. Lyon in the western
suburbs. Before her marriage Mrs.
Hume was Miss Elise Frasier and is
greatly beloved in Edgefield. They
have been making their home in
Mr. John L. Addison is enjoying
a vacation of a week, being the
guest of his friend, Capt. Martin,
at Hardeeville. Capt. Martin served
as conductor several years ago,
making many friends among the
Edgefield people. Mr. D. Iv. Jones
is tilling Mr. Addison's place in his
The removal of the old graded
school building from the public
school campus greatly improves the
surroundings of the high school
building. The old building has
been purchased by Mrs. Ella S.
Tompkins, and will be moved to
Meeting Street and converted into a
Mrs. J. P. Ouzts spent several
days last week in Baltimore with
Mr. Ouzts who is in the Johns Hop
kins hospital. At the time she left
him, Saturday afternoon, Mrs.
Ouzts felt greatly encouraged over
his condition. He was decidedly
benetitted by the transfusion of
blood, about one quart of blood be
ing extracted from the body of a
healthy person and injected into
his system. Soon after Mrs. Ouzts
left another pint of blood was in
jected into his system. The hospital
physicians have advised Mr. Ouzts
to remain three, four or five weeks
The Annual Opening.
The Corner Store's opening Mon
day was a complete success. A large
number of persons visited the store
during the day and were cordially
greeted by the salesforce. In a beau
tifully decorated corner of the store
one of Edgefield's prettiest girls,
Miss Ruth Lyon, served refreshing
punch throughout the day. As an
nounced last week, the jeweler from
Greenwood came down and brought
a beautiful assortment of diamonds,
jewelry and silverware, selling a
number of pieces. The millinery
and suit department attracted a
large number of ladies.
Work Day for Orphans.
The several orphanages of the
Stale have for a number of years
been appealing to the people to set
apart the proceeds of one day's
work for the orphans. Next Satur
day is the day, and all persons who
are interested in the support of or
phan children (everybody should be)
are requested to give the proceeds
of Saturday's work to the orphans.
If you have no way of defintely ar
riving at the exact amount earned
that day, make a generous contribu
tion through your Sunday school or
church. This is one cause or ob
ject of benevolence that should ap
peal with irreaistable force to every
man, woman and child who can af
ford to make a contribution.
D. A. R. Meeting.
The first D. A. R. meeting for
the season was held on Tuesday af
ternoon at the hospitable country
home of Mrs. Maggie Hill.
Mrs. N. G. Evans presided over
the session and expressed herself
very charmingly in the greet
ings to the chapter, a large propor
tion of the membership being pres
The historical program was in
charge of Mrs. Tillman and was
responded to by Mrs. J. L. Mims
who was assigned some old wills of
Edgefield county. The one read on
thie occasion was the will of John
Douglas who died in this county in
1799 a contemporary of George
Washington and a loyal patriot of
the Revolution who has many de
scendants at the present time in this
county .bearing other names. The
odd wording of this will produced
A paper of great interest on the
Tompkins family was read by Mrs.
Maggie Hill, a copy of which will
be published later in The Advertiser.
Miss Annie Clisby and Mrs. P.
M. Feltham were acted upon fa
vorably for membership when their
papers are received and accepted by
the national society.
After the hostess had served a
delightful an delaborate salad course
with coffee, the meeting was dis
missed and a number of the ladies
paid a visit to the burial place of
Arthur Simians and the old Sim
kins place called "Cedar Field" in
its palmy days, long since aban
doned. At this cemetery are buried
some of old Edgelield's most dis
tinguished sons and daughters.
Memorial Service For Rev. J. C.
Browne. D. D.
On Tuesday October 3, at 11 a.
m., there will be a memorial service
in the First Baptist church of Aiken
for the loved and honored Rev. J.
C. Browne, D. D., and a monument,
the gift of the members of the Tab
ernacle and Philippi churches will
be unveiled. The program of the
service will be as follows:
Hymn, "How firma foundation."
Scripture reading and prayer,
Rev. J. Furman Moore.
Hymn, "More love to thee."
Address, Rev. A. C. Baker.
Address, Rev. Philip J. McLean,
Unveiling monument, Miss Giace
Whitlock Tabernacle church, Miss
Dorothy Williams, Philippi church.
Prayer and benediction, Rev. A.
Letter From Clark's Hill.
Bro. G. T. Asbill preached us a
most excellant sermon Sunday morn
ing at 11:00 o'clock, and again at
8:00 o'clock. Bro. Asbill was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wood
Saturday night and Sunday night.
He was also with 'Mr. and Mrs. H.
E. Bunch. We are always glad to
have him in our homes.
We had a good Sunday school
last Sunday, and our collections
over doubled the average Sunday.
All of our teachers -ind officers were
present. We are always glad to
have our leaders present.
S. T. Adams went to McCormick
Sunday to meet our State Sunday
school secretary, R. D. Webb, and
other Sunday school workers, to ar
range for a meeting of all the Sun
day schools of our new county
same as we had at Philippi in July
in dear old Edgetield county. An
executive committee was appointed
to get out a program, select the
time and place. The committee
consists of F. C. Robinson, Dr. D.
A. J. Bell, S. T. Adams, Rev. H.
B. Blakely and Rev. W. R. Smith.
The place selected was the M. E.
church of McCormick October 30-31,
provided the above date does not
conflict with some other meeting.
Mrs. G. A. Adams was a wel
come visitor in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. S. T. Adams last week.
We were so anxious to have her
stay longer, but she had so many
little boys and girls at home she
felt th it she could stay no longer.
Quite a number of them came for
Sunday-Tom, Fred and Miss Eva.
They all took dinner with Bro. S.
We are rejoiced" to have Mrs. Eu
genia Middleton home again. She
is much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. AV. S. Middleton
have just returned from North Car
olina. Mr. Middleton thinks of
putting a large peach orchard in the
BAD COLDS FROM LITTLE SNEEZES
Many colds that hang on all win
ter start with a sneeze, a sniffle, 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 cf
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
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 & Holstein.
WANTED-Position in a home
as companion or governess. Address
"Governess" care of The Advertis
FOR SALE-I have a few home
grown Fulghum oats left at a dollar
per bushel. Wallace F. Holston.
"Cf FFTRTP The Best Tonic,
* mrpr?pDQ Mlld Laxative
BITTER? Family Medicine.
New Shoes-New Hats
Lay aside your old worn-out oxfords and drop in and
let us show you the new styles and new leathers in
Crossett and Selz-Schwab Shoes
for Men and Boys
Nothing better on the market for the money. We
bought early and can save you money on shoes.
See our stylish Fall Hats. Stetson's latest styles in the
popular colors now on display.
Dorn & Minis
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
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.
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