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Office No. 61J
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Dec. 20.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Mims motor
ed to Columbia Friday. - ? .
Mr. B. H. Parker is at home for
the holiday-,, meeting and greeting
everybody with a broad smile.
Mr. Elliot Simkine, accompanied
by his beautiful bride, has arrived
to spend the holidays at home.
Mrs. Norwood Cleveland has ax
rived from Greenville to spend the
Yuletide under the parental roof.
The Advertiser has received a
directory of the 64th congress, sec
ond session, from Senator Tillman.
Mrs. N. G. Evans has as" her vis
itors her mother, Mrs. Walker, and I
sister, Mrs. Charles Rhodes, of Ma-j
Miss Ethel Glover, a beautiful
young lady from North Augusta, is
the guest of her aunt, Mrs. R. C.
Miss Gladys Rives will spend the
holidays with friends in Columbia
and with her sister, Mrs. B. D.
Ward, in Georgetown.
Mr- Rainsford Cantelou who is
attending the Atlanta College of
Pharmacy arrived Monday to spend
the Christmas vacation at home,
Miss Bessie Woodson, who now
ranks among the leading trained
nurses of Augusta,' is here spending)
a week with her mother, Mrs. Aga
tha A. Woodson.
Mrs. W. E. Lott, Mrs. Robert|
Long, Misses Snow Jeffries, Gladys
Rives and Isabelle Chappell were
among the Edgefield shoppers in
Mr. Asa Broadwater and his son,
Guy Broadwater, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Abner Broad
water, worshiping in the Baptist
church here in the morning.
Col. F. N. K. Bailey and Capt
R. B. Cain stopped in Ed gefield
Saturday while enrouje from Green
wood to Florida on a hunting trip.
The B. M. I. closed Friday last for j
The young people are gathering
here from the four corners of the
earth for Christmas, and as a result
there will be good, times, it not hot
times, in the old town for those who
are yet young in years.
Miss Grace Dobson spent Satur
day and Sunday in Augusta with
her brother, Mr. O. L. Dobson. She j
was joined by Miss Sophie Dobson
Monday and both of them returned
to Edgefield Monday evening.
Mr. Harold Nor/is who is taking
a course in a leading business col
lege in Columbia bas come to be
with the homefolk until the first
week in January, when he will re
sume his studies in Columbia,
Wonder bow many young ladies
heeu the label, "Do not open till
Christmas," on packages that are
received several days before Christ
mas? Nine timee out of ten their
curiosity causes them to break the
Miss Ruth DeLoach has had the
good fortune to be 'invited by her,
friend, Miss Evans, of Columbia to
accompany her on a trip to New
York for the holidays. She will
leave Thursday to join Miss Evans
All ye tax payers, take notice
that tbe penalty/provided by law
will be added to all unpaid taxes
January 1. Do not blame the treas
urer or auditor either, for putting
on the panalty. The law forces
them to do it.
Dr. W. S. Currell has accepted
au invitation to speak to the teach
ers of Edgefield county at their next
meeting which will be Saturday,
January 13th 1917. This and all
other meetings will be held in the
The farmers' meeting was not
held in the court house Monday on
account of the unfavorable weather.
County demonstration agent, P. N.
Lott, was on band,ready to carry
out his part, but the bad weather j
kept the farmers away.
Attention is directed to the no
tice in this issue of Auditor J. R.
Timmerman, than whom no other|
connly in the State has a more cap
able official. He will be in your
community in January to receive
tax returns. Now, give them to
him when he comes.
Thanks to Major Edwards and
the other members of the municipal
family, there is no mud on Main
street. The hundreds of loads of
ground granite has done the work.
The Daughters of the Confedera
cy are urged to send their contribu
tions to the County Home box to
the home of Mrs. R. A. Marsh Fri
day. Tobacco, fruit and candy are
Miss Helen Dorn has returned
from Coker college for the holidays,
Miss Gladys Padgett from the G.
W. C. and Miss Nell Jones from
Converse. The other college girls
and boys will arrive the latter part
of the week.
Auditor J. R. Tirnmerman holds
the pork record thus far for the sea
son. One of the two ho?rs which he
slaughtered Monday could not be
weighed on anything smaller than
wagon scales, and from the two he
obtained 175 pounds of lard.
Have you paid the amount due on
your subscription? Look at your
label and see how you stand. If
you are in arrears, please pay the
amount due at once. A number of
names will be dropped from our
list the first of the new year. Will
yours be among them?
The girls and young ladies of the
Baptist church through'their mis
sionary organizations will send a
box of Christmas gifts for the little
girls of' the Connie Maxwell orphan
age of Greenwood. The box will
be packed Thursday morning at the
home of Miss Ruth Tompkins.
Mr. W. S. G. Heath came np
from Augusta on a business trip
Saturday. He and Mrs. Heath will
make their home in Augusta for
some time. It is their intention,
however, to return later and rebuild
their home that was burned in the
Antioch section. Saturday Mr. E.
J. Norris, acting for the company,
handed Mr. Heath a check for the
amount of insurance-on his reti
In Trenton Presbyterian church
at 11:15 a. m.
In Johnston at 4 p. m., instead of
No Paper Next Week.
Following a custom of long stand
ing, one too which is observed by
most weekly papers, The Advertiser
will nol be issued next, week, Christ
mas week. Publication is omitted
one week \n the year in ^order to
give the makers of the paper a short
period of rest. The next issue of
The Advertiser will appear on the
third of January.
Bazaar a Success.
The Presbyterian ladies know
no euch word as failure. Their
annual bazaar Tuesday waR a pro
nounced cuccees. The fancy arti
cle of almost endless number and
variety were attractively arranged
and were soon converted into cash.
The dinner, cakes, candies, and
other nice things were likewise in
great demand. ?For their efforts of
the day, these zealous Christian
workers realized the sum of ?130.
A Christmas Pageant,
Sunday evening hext at 7:45
o'clock exercises will be held in the
opera house by members of the B?p
list Sunday School, assisted by oth
ers in the community. "Bethlehem,"
a Christmas pageant, will be presen
ted by nearly half a .hundred per
sons. Some of the best vocal talent
in town will have the leading parts.
The music and the scene presented
will be entertaining, uj lifting, in
The inmates of the county home
will be made happy again thia year
by the members of lhe Edgelield
Chapter, U. D: C. The sending of
this Christmas box out lo the coun
ty home, supplying good cheer for
the inmates of the home during the
festive season, is a beautiful custom.
Ifjwe mistake not, it was begun by
the lamented Dr. Gwaltney nearly
twenty years ago, and not a Christ
mas has passed since that lime with
out the inmates of the home being
A pair of Auto Gloves in solid
leather will make a dandy Xmas
gift. $2.00 to $3.50 at F. G. Mer
tin, Augusta, Ga.
Don't forget that box of Hurley's
for Christmas. Fresh shipment
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Wanted-To buy 7 pounds of
goose feathers. State price per
pound. Mrs. E. H. Crews,
Edgefield, S. C.
Meeting of Executive Board
The members of the executive
board of the Edgefield Baptist As
sociation will attend a meeting of
the board to be held at Edgefield
Friday morning, December 32, at
ll o'clock. A full attendance is
desired. 0. Sheppard ...
We are showing a nice line of
bed-room slippers and many other
things suitable for Christmas gifts.
All persons owning property of
apy kind whatsoever, or in any ca
pacity, as husband, guardian, exe
cutor, administrator or trustees are
required to make returns of1 the
same to the Auditor under oath
within the time mentioned below
and the Auditor is required by law
to add a penalty of 50 per cent to
all property that is not returned on
or before the 20th day of February
in any year.
All male citizens between tbe
ages of 21 and 60 years, except those
exempt by law are deemed taxable
polls. The 50 per cent penalty will
be added for failure to make re
For the convenience of tax pay
ers, I or my representative will be
at the following appointed places
on the dates mentioned to receive
Ropers, Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Meriwether, Thursday, Jan. 18.
Colliers, Friday, Jan. 19.
Red Hill, Saturday, Jan. 20.
W. R. E. Winn's Store, Monday,
Cleora, Tuesday, Jan. 23.
Pleasant Lane, Wednesday, Jan.
Meeting Street, Thursday, Jan 25.
Johnston, Friday, Jan. 26.
Herring's Store, Saturday, ean 27.
Trenton, Monday, Jan. 29.
This office will be open to receive
returns from the first day of Janu
ary tiil the 26th day of February
1917 as prescribed by law.
J. R. TI M M ERM AN",
Auditor E. C. S, C.
State of South Carolina,
County of McCormick.
Court oftCommon Pleas.
The Farmers Bank of Edgefield, S.
C., Plaintiff-V3-Eliza I. Bod
die, R. L. Boddie, et al Defen
Pursuant to a deoree in the above
entitled cause, I shall offer for sale
at public outcry tc the highest bid
der before the Court House, Town
of Edgefield, County of Edgefield,
and State aforesaid, on Salesday in
January, 1917, the same being the
1st day of said month, between the
legal hours of sale the following de
scribed realty, to wit:
"All and singular those two cer
tain pieces, parcels, or tracts of
land, situate, lying and being in the N
County of Edgefield, (formerly) but |
now in the .County of McCormick, j
in the State of South Carolina, con
taining in the aggregate Three Hun
dred and Thirty (330) acres, more
ar l.pps, and described as follows, to
wit: , .
Tract No. 1.-Containing Two jj
Hundred and Eighty (280) acres,
more or less, and bounded on the
North by 'ands of Mrs. Cornelia
Cothran; on the East by lands of B.
P. Reynolds; on the South by lands
of J. L. Strother and on the West
by lands of John Enbanka and Bus-,
sey Waits; and
Tract No. 2.-Containing Fifty
(?o) acres, more or les*, and bound
ed on the North hy lands of J. L
Strother; on the East by lands of
L. M. Pinson and J. W. Quarles;
on the South by lands of Marcellus
Talbert, and on the West by lands
of Lewis Eubanks.
TERMS OF SALE - Oue-half
cash, balance on a credit of one
year, with interest from da,te of
said sale, or all cash at purchaser's
option; the credit portion, if any, to
be secured by the bond of the pur
chaser and a mortgage of the prem
ises. Said bond and mortgage to
provide for interest from date, and
ten per cent, attorney's fees, in case
same shall be placed in hands of an
attorney for collection.
If purchaser at said sale shall fail
to comply with the terms thereof,
within one hour from the time of
said sale, said premises, upon direc
tion of plaintiff, or his attorney
will be resold on said day at the
risk of the former purchaser. Pur
chaser to pay for papers.
J. H. CANTELOU
Master E. C. S. C.
Dec. 4th 1916.
Ring Out The Bells. .
iting out the old, ring in the new,
ling happy bells, across the snow;
The year is going, let him go;
Xing out the false, ring in the true.
Xing out grief that saps the mind.
?or those that here we see no more;
Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
Gingin redress to all mankind.
Xing out the want, the care, the sin;
The faithless coldness of the times:
Xing out, ring out mournful rhymes;
But ring the fuller minstrel In.
Xing out false pride in place of blood
The civic slander and the spite;
Xing in the love of truth and right;
Xing in the common love of good.
Xing ont old shapes of foul disease;
Xing out the narrowing Inst of gold;
Xing out the thousand wars of old;
Xing in the thousand years of peace.
Xing in the valient man and free,
The larger heart, the kindlier hand;
Xing out the darkness of the land.
Xing in the Christ that is to be.
Card of Thanks.
We Jake this means of thanking
>ur friends, neighbors and physi
cian for their very kind attentions
iuring the late illness of Mr. B. P.
LJryant, oui father and husband.
We will always be deeply grateful
:or these thoughtful kindnesses-so
Mrs. B. P. Bryant and Children.
We have an excellent line of
ifele and silk hose and half-hose.
3oine in and look them over. They
nake useful Christmas gifts.
FOR RENT:, 5-room house on
Addison Street. Apply to J. H.
Allen at The Bank of Edgefield.
Rliuematie painti and aches get
into the joints aud muscles, makina
?very movement torture. Relieve
your suffering with Sloan's Lini
ment; it quickly penetrates without
rubbing and soothes and warms
your sore muscles. The congested
blood is stimulated to action; a sin
gle application will drive the pain.
Sloan's Liniment is clean, conve
nient and quickly ^effective, it does
not stain the skin or clog the pores.
Set a bottle to-day at your drug
gist, 25c. 2
CEDAR POSTS WANTED: I
im in the market^ for 1,000 cedar
posts, must be four inches across
ira all end and six and one-half
feet long, either round or split.
Will pay twelve and a half cents
;ach delivered at depot not later
;han January 1st. E. S. Johnson.
Study Food Values
Food provided for the^ family table de
serves the careful thought of every house
wife. Do you use thought when buying
The quality of cake, biscuits and all
quickly raised flour foods depends largely
upon the kind of baking powder used.
Royal Baking Powder is made from
cream of tartar derived from grapes.1 It is
absolutely pure and has proved ite excel
lence for making food of finest quality and
wholesomeness for generations.
Royal Baking Powder contains no alum
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.
New York ;
THAT MORNING LAMENESS
If you are lame everv morning,
and suffer urinary ills, there must
be a cause. Often it's weak kid
neys. To strengthen the weakened
kidneys and and avert more serious
troubles, use Doan's Kidney Pills.
You can rely on Edgefieid testi
Mrs G T Padgett, Edgefieid,
says: My back ached and pained
all the time. In the morning when
I got up, I was so sore and stiff
that 1 could hardly bend-over. I
tired easily and it was an effort for
me J.0 do roy housework. I also
had headaches a"nd dizzy spells and
my sight blurred. I got Doan's
kidney Pills at Penn & Holstein's
Drug Store, and they relieved me
from the first. Whenever ray back
gives me any trouble now, Doan's
Kidney Pills never fail to give me
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's kidney pills.-the ?ame
that Mrs. Padgett bad.. Foster
Milburn Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
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. Brionne Farms Co.
280 Broadway. New York.
Nov. ll. 1910.
Give useful Christmas, presents
We have an excellent line handkV
chiefs. Hand-bags, boudoir caps
stationery <fcc. All moderately
An Ordinance to prevent feeding o
horses, mules or cattle on the pub
lic square and on Main Street in
the Town of Edgefieid, S. C.
Be it ordained by the Town
Council of the Town of Edgefieid,
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, mules 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 01
persons violating the provisions of
this Ordinance shall be deemed
guilty of 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 County Jail or at
hard labor upon the streets of said
Town for not less than five nor
more than thirty days.
Done and ratified this sixth day
of December, A. D., 1916.
J. G. EDWARDS.
Mayor Town of Edgefieid,
R. C. PADGETT, Cl'k. and Treas.
BIG STOCK OF
1 1 %,uts
We have anticipated your Christmas needs by pur
chasing the largest and best selected stock of tropical
fruits ever brought to Edgefield. A part of the pur
chase has arrived and other shipments will come by
Let us have your orders for Apple?, Oranges, Bananas,
Grape Fruit, Grapes, Raisins, Figs and Nuts of all kinds.
We also have a large assortment of Candy. v-> ^
Having purchased in large quantities we can under
sell all other fruit dealers. Get our prices and you will
Meals served to order in our restaurant at all hours.
Come in to see us and make our store your shopping
headquarters for Christmas.
Egdefield Fruit Store
Next Door to Post-Offlee-Edgefield, S. C.