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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Mar. 28
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Mr. Anson J. Ives of Savannah
spent Sunday in Edgefield.
Mrs. Curran Feltham spent sev
eral days in Augusta last week.
Miss Sumner was the guest of
Mrs. B. E. Nicholson while in
Mr. Orlando Sheppard went to
Greenwood on professional business
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Timmerman,
of Cleora, were among the visitors
in Edgefield yesterday.
Mr. Charlie Bntler Key of Colum
bia, is h?re visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Key.
Mr. W. H. Turner spent Sunday
in Greenwood, returning to his
duties in Edgefield Tuesday night.
Mrs. P. M. Feltham and Misses
Sophie and Grace Dobson spent
. several days in Augusta last week.
Miss Marguerite Patterson and
Miss Louise Duncan of Barnwell,
were guests of Miss Sunie Talbert
Mr. Sam Marcus is also the happy
possessor of a Ford of the latest
model and has learned to drive
Mrs. Wade Cothran of Abbeville,
has been spending the past week in
Edgefield with her sister, Mrs. W.
Miss Sunie Talbert will leave to
morrow for Barnwell to be the
guest of Miss Marguerite Patterson
and Mrs. J. R. Kelly.
Mrs. Kate Kernaghan and her aunt
Mrs. Victoria Fitch, who has been
visiting her, went over to Batesburg
on Friday for a visit.
Why are Chautauqua tickets like
Germany's food Supply? They are
getting scarce. You had better se
cure one AT ONCE.
Mrs. Gladys B. Calhoun returned
Thursday from an extended trip to
Chicago, . Grand Rapids, Niagara,
New York and Washington.
Veterans and descendants of
veterans desiring Crosses of Honor
will make application to Mrs. R.
A. Marsh not later than April 10.
Mrs. Robert Long is visiting her
parents, Rev. and Mrs. D. W. Hiott
in Greenville. Mrs. Hiott will
return with Mrs. Long for a visit.
Mrs. B. B. Wilson of Lexington,
Ky., was the guest of Mrs. Bettis
Cantelou Sunday. She left Monday
morning for Kirksey to join Mr.
Miss Dorinne Scattergood, a very
attractive young lady from Augusta
has been a guest in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. A. Edmunds during
the past week.
Dr. W. S. Boyd of Greeleyville,
spent the week-end here, having
joined Mr?. Bojd who has been
with her parents, Rev. and Mrs.
P. P. Blalock, for the past week.
The Advertiser will publish an
other article next week from Mr.
A. S. Tompkins on his recent trip
to Florida. This series of articles
have been eagerly devoured by our
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Ramsey of
Augusta spent Sunday in Edges'eld
as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. B.
Jones. They have many friends in
Edgefield who always give them a
The Western Division Institute
which will be held at Greeuwood
next week, the 3rd and 4th of April,
will be well attended by represent
atives from the mission societies of
Mrs. T. H. Rainsford who attend
ed the Woman's Missionary Confer
ence at Rock Hill last week, was
elected to the responsible position
of Secretary of the Columbia Dis
trict Woman's Missionary Societies.
The prettiest horse in the county
by great odds is owned by Mr.
Gamewell Smith. It is a veritable
living picture of a horse. This
beautiful animal would make a suit
able picture for the front page of a
The friends of Mr. C. M. Thomas
are delighted to see him out again
after being confined to his home for
more than a month. During his
absence his store has been under
the very able supervision of his
daughter, Mrs. Clyde Jackson.
Better get your ticket at once for
the entertainment to he given by
the children of the graded school in
the opera house Friday night. Ex
ercises and entertainments by child
ren are always generously patronized
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Talbert of
Parksville have been spending
several days here with Mr. and Mrs.
M. C. Parker. Their Edgefield
friends always greet them very
cordially upon their visits which
are entirely too infrequent.
Mr. Harold Norris has completed
the full course at one of Columbia's
leading business colleges and has
come home to spend several days
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.
J. Norris, before accepting a posi
tion that has been offered him in
The children's chapter LT. D. C.
was pleasantlj entertained on Satur
day afternoon with little Miss
Winks Bailey, about twenty-five
children were present and an in
structive programme was carried
out. The next meeting will be
held with Fitzmaurice Byrd.
What says you, young people of
Roper's, of Colliers, of Red Hill,
of Cleora, of Pleasant Lane and of
Meeting Street, to making up auto
parties and coming to the Chautau
qua at Edgefield? Pleasant and
profitable entertainment will be
provided three days and nights at a
Mr. Frank West, a progressive
farmer-merchant of the Antioch sec
tion, has set other farmers a good
example. Recently he purchased
five barrels of paint to be used on
his barns and other out buildings.
He will get the cost of the paint
back in the preservation of the
buildings and their improved ap
pearance will cost nothing.
A very intelligent and charming
gentleman from Atlanta and New
York, Mr. W. C. Warfield, repre
senting the World Book Co., was
in Edgefield on Thursday and Fri
day of last week. In conversation
with him, he spoke very , highly of
the Radcliffe Chautauqua which
will visit our town on Wednesday,
Thursday, and Friday of next week.
Said it was good.
Entertainments given by children
are always true to name-they en
tertain. If you would like to spend
a while, say two hours, very plea
santly, then go to the opera house
Friday night of this week. An en
tertainment ' will be given by the
children of the graded school that
will be second to none of its kind
ever given in Edgefield before.
Take our word for it and GO.
Verdict for Plaintiff.
The case of Mr. S. I, DeLaughter,
which consumed three days of the
court last week, being a suit against
the Georeria-Carolina Power Com
pany for damages to the amount of
?1,500, alleged to have resulted
from the impounded water, ended
in a verdict of *550 for the plain
tiff. After being in the room near
ly all Wednesday night a sealed
verdict was presented to the court
Entertained Members of Bar.
Wednesday evening last Ex-Gov.
John C. Sheppard entertained the
members of the bar at his home in
honor of Judge Wilson. Hon. D.
S. Henderson of Aiken and other
visiting attorneys were also his
guests. Soon after those who were
honored with invitations arrived
they were invited into the dining
room where an elaborate dinner
was served in courses. The occasion
will be a source of pleasant memo
ries to all who were present.
Young Soldiers at Home.
The people of Edgefieid have ex
tended a hearty welcome to the
manly young soldiers who have re
turned from border duty. We re
fer to Horace Jones, W. F. Manson,
J. S. Batten, Frontis Davis and
Pendleton Jones. John Page Jones,
who enlisted with an Augusta com
pany, returned to that city Tuesday,
and his father, Dr. E. Pendleton
Jones, went down this morning to
see him. His friends here hope
that he will secure a leave of ab
sence and visit the home folk.
The attention of the W. M. U.'s
of the Western Division, is called
to the Institute at Greenwood, April
3 and 4. An unusually fine pro
gramme bas been prepared. Miss
Janie Lide, one of our missionaries
to China will address the meeting.
Make your plans to attend. It will
be worth while.
Press Reporter for Abbeville Asso.
W. C. T. U. Meeting Postponed.
There will be no meeting of the
Womans Christian Temperance
Union on next Monday afternoon
at the Baptist church, as announced
in the Year book.
As it is Chautauqua week, and
the W. C. T. U. had expected to
have as their guests all of the mis
sionary societies of the town, there
will not be sufficient time to make
it a success, hence the postpone
ment. Date of meeting will be an
Buncombe Sewing Club Beauty
Friday afternoon Miss Sadie Mime
entertained the Buncombe Sewing
club in a very beautiful manner.
The parlor was decorated in violets
and jessamine. During the social
hour the members of the club wield
ed the needle deftly. The club is
composed of a congenial coterie,
consequently the meetings are eager
ly anticipated. Before good-byes
were said the hostess served a deli
cious salad course, followed by hot
coffee and whipped cream.
Mrs. Rainsford Entertained Sun
Thursday afternoon Mrs. John
Rainsford entertained the Sunshine
club, all of the members being pres
ent, the decorations of the parlor
were pear blossoms arranged here
and there in great profusion. A
spirited game of bridge was engaged
in, thiee tables being arranged.
The top score was made by Miss
Marjorie Tompkins, who was pre
sented with the club prize. At the
conclusion of the game the hostess
invited her guests into the dining
room where a salad course was
Property Will Soon be Improved.
The rehabilitation of the Lewis
Jones property that has been lying
dormant for more than a decade
will lead to a number of improve
ments. Mr. J. T. Harling will
erect a modern cottage just west of
the home of Mr. N. L. Branson's
home on a lot that Mr. W. H. Har
ling purchased at the sale last week.
Later Mr. R.H. Parks will probably
improve the lot immediately in front
of Mr. Harling's lot. Mr. Parks
purchased about eight or ten lots.
It is probable that other receut pur
chasers will soon improve their
property also. Mr. R. W. Powell
purchased three desirable lots hear
the site of the old Jones residence.
Dr. Kilgo Will Preach Sunday.
Dr. James W. Kilgo, presiding
elder of the Colombia district will
preach in the Methodist church,
Trenton, Sunday morning at 11:15
On Sunday night at 8 o'clock
Prof. J. Milton Ariail of Columbia
College will speak in the Methodist
church, Edenfield. Both of tbeae
services will be held in accord with
the educational campaign now be
ing conducted in the interest of
Wofford, Lander and Columbia
colleges, and Carlisle Fitting School.
The public is cordially invited to
attend both services.
Miss Sumner in Ed gefiel d.
The Civic League of Edgefield
has entered upon a splendid cam
paign for the improvement of con
ditions in our town.
Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the home of Mrs. A. E. Padgett, a
company of women belonging to
this organization, assembled to hear
Miss Sumner, general secretary of
the Anti-Tuberculosis League of
South Carolina, acting under the
Red Cross Society.
Miss Sumner made a very prac
tical and helpful talk on the sub
ject, and generously offered the use
of splendid literature for the league.
At the close of her talk, delight
ful sandwiches and iced tea were
The Anti-Tuberculosis League is
erreatly indebted to the Metropolitan
Life Insurance, Co., for their gene
rosity in supplying most splendid
literature for wide distribution in
regard to this great menace to our
State and nation.
The Monday evening meeting, at
which Miss Sumner and Dr. Riser
were to address the public, had to be
called off on account of the heavy
storm of rain and electricity. This
was a great disappointment to many
who were planning to go.
Tuesday Mrs. M. A. Taylor en
tertained Miss Elizabeth Sumner at
a dining, her other guests being
Mrs. J. B. M. Potter and Mrs. E.
In the afternoon, at Macedonia
church, Miss Sumner addressed an
interested congregation on the sub
ject of tuberculosis and public sani
tation. Some members of the Civic
League accompanied her.
To the Public
It is with great pleasure I announce that I have
made a supreme effort to provide for this season's
spring business. The result is, that we are thor
oughly prepared with extensive collections of big
values. You will be pleased with
OUR LINE OF MEN'S AND BOYS' SUITS
It will pay you to look at these suits before you
buy elsewhere. The prices on these suits are almost
as low as before the war. Come in and let us show
you through. You will also find most interesting
our superb line of
for Men and Women. Satisfaction guaranteed on
OUR LINE OF DRY GOODS THIS SPRING
Such as Messalines, Taffetas, Georgettes and Pon
gees, in all the leading shades. We also have a big
WHITE SKIRTS AND WAISTS
In fact we have the biggest stock of spring goods
we have ever had before, and I assure you that the
prices are the lowest, as I bought all my goods be
fore the late advance in price.
We have everything new and pretty for Easter.
Come in and let us show you.
MUK ASHY BARGAIN HOUSE
Next Door to Dunovant & Co.
. <5[r>- . sis
No. 1. Open to all high Echool
pupils. Best essay from each school
must be sent to County Superinten
dent of Anti-Narcotics. The best
essay in county will receive Silver
Medal from some county union, be
published in county papers, and for
warded to State Superintendent.
The best from whole State will re
ceive a Gold Medal by State Super
intendent of Anti-Narcotics, then
tho essay will appear in The State
and News and Courier. Papers
must be sent in by May, 15, 1917.
Subject: "The Cigarette, an Evil."
No. 2. Same subject, rules and
regulations as above, only open to
all pupils below tho high school,
Prize: A gold prize awarded to
best in State.
Names: The prize contestant from
each school will please send her
name and name of her school to
State Superintendent and she will
mail ber a number before essay is
sent to County Superitendent. For
further information and literature
State Sup't. Anti-Narcotics,
Plum Branch, S. C.
First Come, First Served!
Chautauqua tickets on sale at
Collett & Mitchell's. A word to
the wise is sufficient.
Stray Pony Taken Up.
One black pony horse weighing
between seven or eight hundred
pounds, white on both hind feet to
ankles, dim star between his eyes,
an old scar on his left hip with good
saddle gait. The owner please
come and get it and pay expenses, 4
miles east of Clark's Hill.
Clarks Hill, S. C.
March 7. 1917.
FOR SALE-Five hundred bush
els of Cleveland and Imperial Big
Boll cotton seed at #1.50 per bushel.
B. B. Jones.
The Universal Car
Have been built and actually delivered to retail buyers since
August 1, 1916.
These figures-320,817-represent the actual number of oars
manufactured by us since August 1, 1916, and delivered by our
agents to retail buyers.
This unusual fall and winter demand for Ford cars makes it
necessary for us to confine the distribution of cars only to those
agents who have orders for immediate delivery to retail customers,
rather than to permit any agent to stock cars in anticipation of
later spring sales.
We are issuing this notice to intending buyers that they may
protect themselves against delay or disappointment in securing
Ford cars. If, therefore, you are planning to purchase a Ford
car, we advise you to place your order and take delivery now.
Immediate orders will have prompt attention.
Delay'in buying at this time may cause you to wait several
Enter your order to-day for immediate delivery with our Ford
agents listed below and don't be disappointed later on.
Runabout $345, Touring Car $360, Couplet $505
Town Car $595, Sedan $645-f. o. b. Detroit
Ford Motor Company
Kidson Auto Company, Agents
Edgefield, South Carolina