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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, April 4
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. McKie of
Colliers motored to Edgefield Mon
Mr. R. C. Padgett has entered
the automobile procession with a
handsome new Buick.
- Miss Janie Fraser came over from
Columbia and spent the week-end
here with her sister, Mrs. Hume.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Courtney
came up from Trenton and spent
yesterday afternoon in Edgefield.
The annual statement of the Bank
of Edgefield will be found on the
third page of The Advertiser.
Mrs. Hal Beman is up from Au
gusta with ber parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. H. Key, for Chautauqua
The collection for Connie Max
well orphanage at the Baptist Sun
day school last Sunday morning
Mr. Bettis Cantelou spent Mon
day and Tuesday in Atlanta, where,
he says, the people are clamoring
for war with Germany.
Miss Sophie Mims is again with
W. W. Adams & Co., filling the
position of stenographer and book
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Miller and
Mrs. S. A. Morrall were among the
visitors in Edgefield yesterday from
Mr. J. W. Johnson, one of the
leading citizens of Clark's Hill, was
among the visitors in Edgefield
Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Kernaghan
are now riding in a Ford car of the
latest model. The new car is a
gift to Mrs. Kernaghan from her
father, Mr. M. C. Parker.
Mr. Cole Murrell, a very success
ful farmer of the Harmony section,
came to Edgefield Monday and pur
chased a new Chevolet car from
Dr. A. H. Corley.
Mr. Evan Cochran of Plum
Branch was among the visitors in
Edgefield Saturday. He was warm
ly greeted by his friends here who
hold him in very high esteem.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, vice
president of the Western Division
of the South Carolina "Woman's
Missionary Union, is in Greenwood !
this week attending the annual in
stitute of the WeBtern Division.
It is conceded by everybody that i
the Overland salesroom conducted j
by Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr., is one
of the beauty places in Edgefield. .
The old postofh'ce has been renewed 1
inside and out for this modern sales
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleve- <
land arrived in Edgefield Saturday 1
from Greenville. Mr. Cleveland <
returned Monday but Mrs. Cleve- <
land will remain some time with |
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Mrs. J. S. Byrd and her two lit- '
tie children will leave to-morrow to <
spend the remainder of the week i
and Easter with her parents, Mr. i
and Mrs. John Fritzmaurice in Co- <
Mayor J. G. Edwards requests
all automobile and motorcycle own
ers of the town to meet him in the
court house Friday afternoon at :
5:00 o'clock. Every car owner ?
snould heed the mayor's request.
Mr. John Page Jones spent the
latter part of Ihe week at home
with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. E. ,
Pendleton Jones, returning Monday '
morning to join his company in
Augusta. For the past nine months
he has been on border duty at El
The Edgefield friends of Mr. and
Mrs. J. 0. Marshal learned with re
gret of the burning of their home at ?
Clark's Hill Saturday afternoon
about two o'clock. As the fire orig
inated in the attic, it is presumed
that rats and matches were the
cause. The building and contents (
were only partially insured. |
In a piano recital at Greenville
Woman's college on Monday eve- ?
ning of this week two numbers were \
given which are of interest to Edge- ,
field. One was "a Scotch Lullaby,"
Yon Kunite by Miss Davis Padgett,
and the other a "Prelude" of Mc
Dowell by Miss Gladys Padgett. 1
Both of thes6 young ladies are ]
gifted musicians. ?
Miss Elizabeth Green of Nyack.
New York, is spending several
weeks in the home of Mr. F. F.
At Trenton this coming Sunday
night, the Union Service will te
held in the Presbyterian Church.
Rev. A. L. Gunter does the preach
Miss Rose Jeffries, accompanied
by ber friend. Miss Mary Russell of
Jefferson City, Tenn., has aarived
to be the guest of Mrs. B. B. Jones.
Mr. P. B. Day of Trenton was
among the visitors in Edgefield yes
terday, receiving as he always does
a warm welcome from his friends
at the county-seat.
The friends of Dr. M. D. Jeffries
have learned with profound regret
of his phyeieal breakdown. Ac
companied by Mrs. Jeffries, he has
gone to Virginia for a month's rest.
Mrs. W. D. Ready of Johnston
accompanied by her mother, Mrs.
Sadie Hill, spent Saturday in Edge
field. Mrs. Hill will spend several
months with Mrs. Ready.
Miss Marge Tompkins is spend
ing this week in Columbia with
Judge and Mrs. DeVora who are
occupying a suite of rooms at one
of the hotels while Judge Devore is
holding court in the capital city.
Th? service in the Presbyterian
Church this Sunday morning will
be a service for ibe children. The
pastor will preach a sermon for the
little ones. A cordial welcome to
anyone who feel disposed to attend
Mrs. E. C. Brown will return to
her home in Greenville to-morrow
afternoon after spending two months
here with her mother, Mrs. Ida F.
Sheppard. Mr. W. S. Cogburn
carried her as far as Greenwood in
Better plant a patch of sorghum
at once, if you have not already
done so. It is the cheapest feed
for stock of ali kinds that can be
grown on the farm. After the farm
work is over the work stock
thrive on it. Sorghum can be made
to taks the place of oats to a large
Mr. J. A. Lanier was in town
Monday and was cordially greeted
by his|friends. He is a Confede
rate veteran and probably one of
the oldest old soldiers in the coun
ty. Mr. Lanier is on The Adver
tiser's honor roll, having, been a
regular subsciber for considerablv
over 50 years.
This is clean up week in Edge
field and it is hoped that everybody
in Edgefield will respond to the
earnest appeals of the ladies who
compose the Civic League. The
inspectors, committees appointed by
the League, will make their tours of
inspection next Saturday. Let
sverybody be ready for them and
receive them with a smile.
Mr. W. A. Collett went to Wash
ington Monday afternon to offer his
?ervices through Senator Tillman
to the government. He prefers to
yo to the front with an Edgefield
company and it is not probable that
ae will accept a commission with any
jther command until it has been
determined whether or nota com
pany will be raised here.
Mr. Mark Miller, the very capa
ble assistant postmaster, is in Green
ville attending the United States
uourt as a witness in the case of
the negro boy who was indicted for
stealing a package from the post
office. During the absence of Mr.
Miller, Mr. Ollie Ouzts is assisting
Watson Ouzts in conducting the
Mr. Rainsford Cantelou has ar
rived from Atlanta for his summer
vacation. Early in the fall he will
return to the Atlanta College of
Pharmacy and will complete the
full course uextteim. During his
stay in Edgefield he will be found
at the drug store of Collett and Mit
chell, where he will get some prac
tical experience in compounding
Mill Homes Improved.
Under the supervision of the
alert and very active official of the
Addison mills, Mr. T. A. High
tower, a number of improvements
have been made in the mill prop
arty recently, the latest being
the renovation and repainting of
the interior of the home of the op
aratives. They are now as attrac
tive inside and as comfortable as
any other Edgefield homes.
FOR SALE-Mother hens and
baby chicks and a few nice Rhode
Island Red hens and one rooster.
See N. M. Jones.
(Continued from First Page.)
Brockington served fruit punch
with two kinds of cake.
The last meeting of the Emily
Geiger chapter was had with Mrs.
O. D. BJack, and there was a full
attendance with a few visitors, and
much-business was transacted, Mrs.
M. T. Turner, Regent, presiding.
The Regent stated that an honor
had come to the chapter, Miss Vir
gie Courtney who will attend the
conference in Washington, having
been appointed one of the pages.
The financial condition of the
chapter was good, there being $26.
S5 in the savings department, and
?19.90 in the open account. Five
dollars was added to the Emily
Geiger monument fund, and ten
dollars to the fund for the school
near Walhalla. The names of three
new members were added to the
chapter roll: Mesdames, J. W.
Stirnen, David Howard and J. Rut
The War Relief Committee was
appointed: Mesdames J. L. Walker,
O. D. Black, C. P. Corn and J. W.
Browne. The committee will im
mediately organize the unit for
work. The flower committee had
sent out several boucpiets and bas
kets of flowers, and also waiters of
The subject for the afternoon
was "England's Attitude Towards
the Colonies,'' and a paper on this
subject was read by Miss Zena
Payne. Interesting current events
were given by Mrs. E. E. Andrews.
There were several pleasant discus
sions during the social half hour,
and at the time all enjoyed an elab
orate salad course with fragrant
coffee and whipped cream. Those
serving were Mesdames J. H. Payne,
L. S. Maxwell and Miss Bettie
Waters. The rooms were bright
and fragrant with spring flowers.
Mrs. David Philips, of Spring
field and Mrs. John Waters, of
Saluda, visited in the home of Mrs.
Mary Waters during the past week.
Mr. Brice Feagle, who is now
stationed at Macon, Ga., spent Sun
day here with his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. W. Satcher. Every
one was glad to see him.
The Angeline Bacon Chapter, C.
of C., under the leadership of Mrs.
P. B. Waters, Jr., had a splendid
meeting on Friday afternoon with
Miss Rachel Simmons, there being
three new members, Misses Ruth
Harris, Annie Stokes and Marguerite
Simmons. Several new plans were
put forward for the girls and they
are greatly enthused with their good
leader. The arranged program fol
lowed, and later all enjoyed a temp
ing sweet course served.
Mrs. Harry C. Strother is spend
ing a few days here in the home ot
her father, Mr. M. T. Turner.
The Civic League held a most en
thusiastic meeting last Thursday in
the home of Mrs. F. M. Boyd, Mrs.
S. J. Watson, presiding, and the
units of the previous meeeting, by
the Secretary, Mrs. Turner, showed
that the 37 members were goiug to
be most enthusiastically busy and
help bring about the "city beauti
Further committees were appointed,
these to look after the unisightly
places of the town and to arrange
for recepticles on the streets for
waste paper. Prizes will be given
for the best kept back yard, and al
so for the most attractive front
Mrs. Watson told of a playground
that she was going to arrange for
the children on a small grove at her
home. This idea was a most happy
one, and every one was glad to hear
A lyceum courso was presented to
the league, and a committee was ap
pointed to see if sufficient tickets
would be bought to guarantee the
league attempting this.
At a very early date the mail
man's whistle will be. heard on the
streets. The post office authorities
had a representative here last week.
All arrangements were made fur
numbering the residences and plac
ing the collection boxes. One de
livery and one collection will be
made on all streets a day, except on
the business portion of the town
when two deliveries and collections
will be made.
A protracted service is being held
here at the Baptist church in the
afternoon and night, Rev. Brooke
being assisted by Rev. Upchurch
of North Carolina. Rev. Upchurch
is a force for God in the pulpit and
great good will result from his com
Mr. Stonewall Neal died sudden
ly Friday night at his home in the
Philippi section from heart failure,
and his death came as a great shock
to his relatives and friends. He
leaves a widow and several children
and has three sisters residing here,
Mrs. Nancy Lott, Mrs. Robert
Pi ice and Mrs. Virginia Lott.
The funeral was conducted on
Saturday afternoon by Rev. W. S.
Brooke at Philippi church, and the
burial servic33 were in charge of
the Masons of this lodge. The
Masons placed a beautiful floral de
sign on his casket and rnany other
flowers were sent from sorrowing
The Mary Ann Buio Chapter met
with Mrs. Octavia Rushton on Wed
nesday afternoon and all the reports
of the officers and committees show
ed good work. Mrs. J. li. White
The chapter decidpd to stress
educational work and voted to give
S3.CO to the district scholarship
fund. The Treasurer reported ?38
48 on hand
"The Country Store" was discus
sed and the committee given names
of wholesale houses to write to for
contributions. One firm sent $2.00
and asked the chapter to get some
thing with this to sell. The C. of
C. was reported in a flourishing
condition. The flower department
had sent flowers and fruit to some
of the veterans who had been sick.
Mrs. Lily Andrews, a charter mem
ber, was present and was cordially
welcomed, and she made a talk to
the chapter. Mrs. Frank Warren
united with this chapter and every
one was glad to have her bo a mem
Mrs. O. D. Black had charge of
the historical session and brought
several matters of interest along
historical lines before the members.
She told of the district conference
at St. Mathews and will attend, be
ing district historian.
A splendid program followed, the
year book being used: Chorus,
"Maryland, My Maryland;" "Dattle
of Manassas," Mrs. P. B. Waters;
Piano Solo, Mrs. L. S. Maxwell;
"Battle of Lexington," Mrs. H. D.
Dobey; Original paper, Mrs. Lily
Andrews; "The Blockade," Mrs. F.
M. Boyd; Original Paper, Miss
Zena Payne; Current Events-His
The Apollo Music club met with
Miss Zena Payne on Tuesday
afternoon, and during bus
siness presided over by Mrs.
Mims Walker, delegates were
elected to the State Federation at
Hartsville, these sessions to be held
in Coker College. Mrs. Walker as
President will attend, with Mrs. E.
O. Crouch, delegate, Miss Zena
Payne. The club decided to sive
?5.00 to the Coker Scholarship
A full musical program was ar
ranged, Mrs. L. R. Hoyt leading.
"Life of Veotte," - - Mrs. Hoyt
Violin selection-Mrs. O.D. Black.
Piano Solo-Mrs. John Milne,
Vocal Solo-Mrs. C. A. Sanders.
"Life of Paganini"-Miss Ann
Harms, who also told the story of
"The Wooden Shoe.
Influence of Paganini on Lizst-Mrs.
J. W Marsh.
Piano Solo-Mrs. Minis Walker.
Paper-"Invention of Stringed In
struments"-Miss Z<ma Payne.
Piano Solo-Mrs. James Cullura.
The selections were all beautiful
ly rendered. The hostess served a
salad course with club sandwiches
and iced tea, and the ideas of East
er were all carried out, and the room
was bright with quantities of apple
blossoms- and other Easter flowers.
The favors were also of Easter.
The spring sea
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What about a
and color? We
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for the money.
Large stock o?
to select from.
See our stock
line ever shown j
Made from Cream of Tar
adds none but health?
Had Prosperous Year.
The stockholders and directors of
The Farmers Bank held their an
nual meeting Saturday and the re
port issued shows that the institu
tion has had a very prosperous year.
It has a capital stock of $58,000 and
surplus and undivided profits of
Si 9,744.80. It's deposits aggregate
8343,418.12 and its loans amount to
?858,972.78. The directors order a
dividend of 14 per cent paid out at
once and the remainder of net earn
ings for the past year to the surplus
and undivided profits account. The
following officers were re-elected:
A. E. Padgett, President; Thos.
I H. Rainsford, Vice President; W.
H. Harling, Cashier, and W. A.
Byrd, Assistant Cashier. All of the
directors were re-elected and W. A.
Byrd was elected a member of the
board to fill the vacancy made by
the death of W. B. Penn.
Cleanest Back Yard Rewarded.
The Civic League will send out
committees on every street Saturday
of this week to iospect the premises
of all those who are willing to en
ter the contest, or allow an inspec
tion ot their back yards. For the
nicest back yard a prize of $5.00
will be awarded, and a prize of
$2.00 for the next best. Look out
for the inspectors on Saturday.
This is a very wise and helpful un
dertaking of the Civic Leas ue, and
everybody should respond heartily.
Towns all over the state are ob
serving this as "Cleanup Week,"
and are going through the same
operations. Let Edgefield lead in
stead of following the procession,
and have the largest number of
clean and pretty back yards of any
town in the state.
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rardrope with light
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ight early from th(
hers. We buy only 1
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have a large assoi
We also sell the Sel:
: Underwear, Hosier
of New Spring Ha
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made without expensive
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more by using an ad
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WHY IT SUCCEEDS
Because It's For One Thing Only,,
aud Edgefield People Appreciate
Nothing can be good for every
Doing one thing well brings suc
Doan's Kidney Pills are for one
For weak or disordered kidneys.
Here is Edgefield evidence to
prove their worth.
John D. ?mith, overseer at cotton
mill, Edgefield, says: The kidney
secretions were too frequent in pas
sage and very scanty. They were
highly colored and I had to get up
several times during the night to
pass them. I also had headaches
and dizzy spells. Friends recom
mended Doan's Kidney Pills and as
I had seen them advertised, I deci
ded to try them. One box cured
Price 50o, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills-the same
that cured Mr. Smith, twice publicly
recommended. Foster-Milburn, Co.
Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
All persons having claims against
the estate of Ada Boyd, deceased,
are hereby notified to file the same,
with the undersigned, or with B.
E. Nicholson, att'y., and those in
debted to said estate will please
make payment likewise.
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