Newspaper Page Text
Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
- Wednesday, Dec. 13.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
The great slump in cotton did not
affect the price of seed. It's a pity
thp weevil will not let ns grow seed
if not the lint.
Mrs. Hal Beman of Augusta
spent the past week here with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Key.
Mrs. W. H. Turner came down
from Greenwood Monday. She was
very cordially greeted by her friends
According to the way all of the
stores are making provision for the
holiday needs, old man Santa Claus
expects to visit every home through
out the county.
Mr. Alfred Covar is assisting the
regular force at the depot dorine
the rush incident to Christmas
freight. He was employed in a j
railroad'office in the west for sev
eral years and made good.
Mr. J. M. Wright bas rented the |
Harrison place next door to Mr. M.
C. Parker's residence and will move j
his family to Edgefield in a short
time to remain until he builds on J
The Knights of Pythias will
bold an important meeting next;
Tuesday night, December 19, and
all members are urged to be pres- j
ent. The meeting will be one fall |
Are you planning to fill some
stocking Christmas that would
probably remain empty but for
some effort and generosity on your
part? If so, then you will enjoy
Mr. J. F. Walker, one of the]
best citizens of the Antioch section,
left for Charleston Monday to rep
resent the Red Hill Masonio lodge
at the Grand Lodge which is in ses
sion this week.
A me?ting of the Civic League
will be held Monday afternoon at
3:80 o'clock at the home of Mrs.
Kate W. Cheatham. A large at
tendance is requested.
. The children will soon be "let I
loose from school" for the holidays.
Already they are counting the days j
just as the college students who are j
away are counting the days till the
The Addison Mills announce thiel
week that its ginnery will be in op
eration every day until Christmas.
It also thanks the people for their
patronage in the past. Read their
J?rge advertisement on page three.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard is spend
ing this week in Charleston attend
ing the annual meeting of the board
of visitors cf the Citadel and also
the Masonic grand lodge. The
JEdgefield lodge is being represented
by B. E. Nicholson and M. P.
Mr. J. Perry Waddell will hold
auction sales of stoclc at Aiken to
morrow, Ridge Spring Friday a^id
Saluda Saturday. He will hold
another big auction at Edgefield the
first Monday in January, which will
.be the first day of the new year.
See our line of ladie's and chil
dren's handkerchiefs, in holiday
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church are making extensive prepa
rations for their annual bazaar
which will be held in the vacant
store under the opera house Tues
day, December 19. This occasion
will measure up to the high stand
ard set by the ladies in the past,
Mr. E. J. Mims attended the
meeting of citizens held at Faixfax
Monday for the purpose of arous
ing farmers and causing them to
prepare for the coming of the boll
weevil. Governor Manning, Com
missioner of Agriculture E. J. Wat
son and others made addresses. Mr.
Mims was the only representative
from this county.
Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr., returned
Friday from his trip cf a week to
the Overland automobile factory in
Toledo. While in the northwest he
made a sidetrip into Canada but
managed to elude the English or
Canadian enlisting officer. This
ww a fine trip which our young
friend took, one ?hat will always be
a source of pleasant memories.
We >have an excellent lino of
lisle and silk bose and half-hose.
Come in and look them over. They
make useful Christmas gifts.
Entertained Card Club.
Saturday afternoon Mrs. Percy
M. Eelthara entertained the Thurs
day afternoon card club very beau
tifully. In addition to the mem
bers of the club there were several
visitors present who were cordially
welcomed. Five tables were ar
ranged, one being for the guests,
Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., Mrs. J. W.
Thompson, Miss Katherine Fitz
maurice and Miss Marie Brady.
The tables and mantel of the parlor
contained vases of beautiful pink
carnations. The secretary recorded
the score which will not be an
nounced until the close of the series
of games. The hostess presented
each of the guests of honor with
carnations. Turkey, cranberry
sauce, hot rolls and coffee were
daintily served at the conclusion of
We are showing a nice line of
caps, band-bags, handkerchiefs, &a,
for Christmks gifts.
Give useful Christmas presents.
We have an excellent line handker
chiefs. Hand-bags, boudoir caps,
stationery &c. All moderately
FOR RENT: 5-room house on
Addison Street. Apply to J. H.
Allen at The Bank of Edgefield.
The D. A. R's.
Will hold their Christmas meet
ing at the home of Miss Sara Collett
Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 20lh at
3.30 o'clock. Those members who
have not sent clothing for the
Georgetown box will please do so
at their earliest convenience.
M rs. N. G. Evans.
Something appropriate for his
Xmas gift. A "Nu Style" suit in
nobby mixture and solid navies,
$17.50 to $30.00.
F. G. Menin's,
Why, it's easy to select his Xmas
gift. A smart Overcoat will please
him-$10 to $30. F. G. Mertin.
Don't worry. Write us for
Rainproof ('oat for his Xmas gift.
Bie values we are showing now at I
$5.50 to $15. F. G- Mertin, Au
Wanted large tracts of land
wholly or partly under cultivation
or ready to cultivate. Will buy or
rent with privilege to buy or will
buy all produce cash on the land.
Write at once. Brion ne Farms Co.
280 Broadway, New York.
Nov. ll, 1916. .
Long-Term Loans to Farmers a Specialty.
Your farm land accepted as seourity WITHOUT ENDORSER o*
other COLLATERAL. Unlimited funds immediately available in der|
nominations of Three Hundred and up. Established 1898. \ \
JAMES FRANK & SON, Acasta, Ga,
LET YOUR XJffAS GIFTS BE SOMETHING USEFUL
In making your purchases for Xmas
do not fail to visit our store where you
will find many articles that are appro
priate as well as useful.
We have just received a shipment
of ladies Neckwear, Handkerchiefs,
Hosierv, with other articles from which
you may choose.
Come in and let us show you our
various lines that will suggest what
you are looking for
E. S. Rives.
This is our first Xmas in Edgefield and we
cordially invite our friends to come to us and
make their holiday purchases here. We have
many beautiful things in our large stock that
will make happy every, member of the family.
In selecting your presents get something that
is serviceable, something that will last. You
con get something for all of the children and
for the grown-up folks too at our store.
Always remember that we bought our stock
early and can make the closest possible prices.
Santa Claus and all Xmas shoppers are invited
to come in to see us. Everything fresh and
DAITCH BROS. BARGAIN STORE,
Edgefield, - S. C.
Next door to Farmers Bank.
A pair of Auto Gloves in solid
leather will make a dandy Xmas
gift. $2.00 to S3.50 at F. G. Mer
tin, Augusta, Ga.
Give him a pair of dressed or un
dressed kid gloves. All sizes, $1.50,
$1.75, $2.00. F, G. Mertin, Au
A life time remembrance, a leath
er Suit Case or Hand Bag for him
or ber, $3.50 to $15. Write F. G.
Mertin, Augusta, Ga.
Write us today for one of those
newest "Super $ix" 1917 Hats? in
felt new shades, pearl, tan, greyinh,
navy, etc at $3.00. F. G. Mertin,
A good all wool Sweater will
please him. Write us today. In
navy, grey, red, tan and tax mixed.
$1 to $7.00. F. G. Mertin, Augus
CEDAR POSTS WANTED: I
am in the market for 1,000 cedar
posts, must be four inches across
small end and six and one-half
feet long, either round or split.
Will pay twelve and a half cents
each delivered at depot not later
than January" 1st. E. S. Johnson.
An Ordinance to prevent feeding of
horses, mules or cattle on the pub
lic square and on Main Street in
the Town of Edgefield, S. C.
Be it ordained by the Town
Council of the Town of Edgefield,
S. C., and by authority of the same:
Section 1. That it shall be unlaw
ful, on and after the first day of
January, A. D., 1917, to feed
horses, runles or cattle on the Pub
lic Square in the Town of Edge
field, S. C., or on Main Street in
Section 2. That any person or
persons violating the provisions of
this Ordinance shall be deemed
guilty, pf a misdemeanor and upon '
conviction thereof shall be fined not
less than Five (5) nor more than
Twenty-five (25) Dollars or be im
prisoned'in the Couuty Jail or at
hard labor upon the streets of said
Town for not lesa than five nor
more than thirty days.
Done and ratified this sixth day
of December, A. D., 1916.
J. G. ED WARDS,
Mayor Town of Edgefield,
R.C. PADGETT, Cl'k. and Treas.
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General. Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the BTood and
Builds up the Whole System. 50 cents.
We have antici
chasing the large;
fruits ever brougl
chase has arriv?e
Let us have you
Grape Fruit, Grap
We also have a la
sell all other fruit
Meals served to
Come in to see
I Next DOOF t
COLLETT & MITCHELL
You can get a present for
every member of the family at
In addition to toys, fancy ar
ticles and fir?works, we have
candy, fruits and nuts of all
Send Us Your Orders
Let your Christmas giving this year
be alon? practical lines, selecting
things that are serviceable as well as
A selection for father, brother or
gentlemen friends is easy at our store.
Come in and see our attractive line
of Neckwear, Gloves, Handkerchiefs,.
Our stock of Clothing1, Shoes, Hats,.
Overcoats, Baincoats, Suit Cases, Hand
Bags, Etc., present a number of things
that will please the men. It will be a
pleasure to show you what we have for
DORN and MIfflS.
. STOCK OF
?andy and Nuts
pated your Christmas needs by pur
st and best selected stock of tropical
it to Edgefield. A part of the pur
l and other shipments will come by
r drders for Apples, Oranges, Bananas,
es, Raisins, Figs and Nuts of all kinds. \
rge assortment of Candy.
sed in large quantities we can under
; dealers. Get our prices and you will
order in our restaurant at all hours.,
as and make our store your shopping:
ld Fruit Store
o Post-Office-Edgefield, S. C.