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FIELD DAY HELD
Second Annual Field Day Well
Attended. Exciting Men
tal and Athletic Con
tests. Bountiful Dinner.
In spite of the rain early Friday
morning, a large crowd, probably
1,500, assembled afc Edgefield for
Field Day. Many of the schools of
the county were represented and the
pupils and teachers entered heartily
into the spirit of the occasion.
About ll o'clock all assembled in
the auditorium of the high school
and were welcomed in appropriate
words by Ex-Gov. John C. Shep
pard. During the interim or
time that some of the contests were
being held in the class room?, a
brass band which was composed of
about a dozen pieces furnished ap
propriate music, the patriotic selec
tions being received with vociferous
The entire program of the fore
noon proved to be exceedingly in
teresting. Below will be found a
list of the winners in the several
contests. An interesting feature of
the forenoon was the presentation
of the prizes by Rev. A. L. Gunter,
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman and Mrs.
J. L. Mims that were awarded in
the essay oontest by the W. C. T.
U. A more detailed mention of
this contest is made elsewhere in
At the conclusion of the exercis
es in the auditorium, all repaired to
the long table out on the campus,
where a bountiful picnic dinner was
served. The social half hour which
followed was greatly enjoyed, en
abling friends from different parts
of the county to meet in pleasant
conversation. Early in the after
noon the athletic contests in front
of the school building proved to be
the most exciting f?ature of the
day. A list of the awards of prizes
in these contest are also given below,
also tbe official score of the contests
of the day is published in tabulated
form in this issue.
The third annual Field Day was a
pronounced success. County Su
perintendent of Education W. W.
Fuller and Prof. T. J. Lyon deserve
the highest commendation for their
unceasing efforts for weeks in ad
vance which contributed so much to
the success of the occasion.
First Grade - Sarah Wicker of
Trenton, and Mazie Kemp of
Edgefiield, tied for first place.
Second Grade - Frances Louise
Townsend, Edgefield, first;
Sarah Yonce, Trenton, second.
Third Grade-Mary Lillie Bovd, I
Fourth Grade-Robert Tompkins,
Edgefield, first; Elizabeth Tim
merman, Branson, second.
MAP DRAWING CONTEST.
Eugenia Brunson, Brunson, first;
Kate Mims, Edgefiield, second.
Laurie Moore, Trenton, first;
Johnston school, second; Neta
Ouzts, Edgefield, third.
Declamation Grammar School.
Edward Peak, Edgefield, first.
Recitation Grammar School.
Elise Hudgens, first, Marguerite
Smith, Trenton, second.
Declamation High School.
Edwin Folk, Edgefield first; Jud
son Reedy, Johnston, second.
Recitation High School.
Lillian Marsh, Trenton, first;
Emmie Broadwater, Edgefield,
?0 Yard Dash-Clarence Boyd,
Edgefield, first; Nat Herlong,
Trenton, Second; Garris Long
100 Yard Dash-Clarence Boyd,
R. H. Jump - Morgan Lamb,
Edgefield, first; Roy Crouch,
Trenton, second; Price Morgan,
R, B. Jump - Morgan Lamb,
Edgefield, first; Roy Crouch,
Athletic Contest for Boys over 14.
100 Yard Dash-Gamewell Smith
Harmony, first; Hob Byrd,
R. H. Jump-Marsh Long, Tren
ton, first; Edgar Lanham,
R. B. Jump-Bailey Whitlock,
Trenton, first; Gamewell Smith
Harmony, second; Edgar Lan
ham, Edgefield, third.
Athletic Events for Girls.
50 Yard Dash - Kate Miras,
Edgefield, first; Edith Herlong,
Trenton, second; Annie Herrin,
R. H. Jump-Kate Miras, Edge
field, first; Carrie Thomas, Brun
son, second; Pearl Duncan,
R. B. Jump-Norma Shannon
house, first; Carrie Thomas,
Brunson, second; Edith Her
long, Trenton, third.
See our new colored Voiles and
Muslins. They are beauties and the
prices are right. Smith-Marsh Co. J
I Interesting Report rf Patr
Meeting at Trenton.
Now, that oar dear countr
upon the verge of entering into
terrible war for human rights
liberties and the future welfare
security of the world, and reali
what great sacrifice our brave
and boj s are making, and wh:
task they have undertaken, the T
ton Chapter D. A. R. from a s;
of true patriotism called toge
representatives from the varioue
ganizations throughout the coi
to discuss means by which the
men might unite their thoughts
work for things that will, in a v
render service to their country \
as much effectiveness and loyalt;
the men who are in actual battle
in the trenches.
This meeting took place on
11th with the regent, Mrs. E. R\
and the numerous "stars and strir
about the home and the decorati
of red, white and blue bunting
spoke the patriotism and loyalty
occasion. Mrs. Wallace Wise, A
F. P. Salter and Mrs. Ryan recei'
the guests, and a pin bearing a t
silk flag was given each one
pretty little Kathrine Knight.
At the appointed hour Mrs. A.
Miller called the meeting to ore
'and presided throughout with gr
and dignity. The Lord's pra
was said in concert, after wh
"America" was 3ung.
Mrs. A. S. J. Miller made the
dress of welcome in-her own eba
and beautiful language, put ii
gtrong emphasis on the duty and
sires of the women now in the ti
of our crisis. Particularly tou
ing was her tribute to mother, t<
iug of how her love begun with I
first stitches on the baby's garmer
on and on through childhood a
manhood, through success and i
feat. These sentiments found
echo in the heart of every one pr
At the close of her address M
Fannie Miller's true aecompanim?
j to "Just Before the Battle, Mcthe
was sounded, and little Euge
Matthis slowly descended the sta
way, and turning to face the au<
ence sang the words audibly a
with much earnestness. When
had finished four precious lit
girls, Rosa May Miller, Iliene ai
Sara Wicker and Kathleen Matth
effectively dressed to represent ' Li
erty," took their stand on eith
side of the boy soldier and sai
with much enthusiasm "Columbia
After this the real interest of t
meeting was thoroughly discusse
it having been decided for eai
town to work separately, thous
there will be frequent meetings, pe
haps quarterly, of committees fro
the organizations ai the diaoretu
of Mrs. Toney Turner of Johusto
who wae elected county chairmai
When the meeting was adjourn?
a salad course, with coffee, wi
served by Misses Margie Ryai
Grace Salter, Fannie Miller and Ji
lia Wise. Trenton's honor gues
for this occasion were Mrs. Toni
Turner, Mrs. Walker, Mrs. Ann
Lewis, Mrs. Crouch, Mrs. Albe
Lott, Miss Zena Payne, Miss Clai
Sawyer from Johnston, Mrs. Pe;
dleton Jones, Mrs. Bettis C?ntelo
Mrs. Joe Caetelou, Mrs. B. I
Jones, Mrs. R. G. Shannonhous
Mrs. P. B. Mayson, Mrs. Curra
Hartley Feltham, Miss Sara Colle
from Edgetield, Mrs. J. H. Cour
ney, Mrs. Joseph Gaines, Mrs. Pai
gelt, Mrs. Rudolph Sweariugei
Mrs. Anna Eidson, Mrs. Andre
Yonce, Mrs. Sallie Long from Trei
Division Meeting at Red Oa
All the mission societies, Y. V,1
A., Sunbeams and G. A's. ai
expected to send delegates to Re
Oak Grove next Saturday the 2li
for an all day meeting. Each sc
ciety is asked to bring a report o
their work since the associations
meeting at Gilgal. The followin]
program will be carried out, Mn
J. M. Bu8sey, division president ii
10: 30: Devotions - Mrs. J. T
Welcome-Mrs. Luther Timraer
Response- Mrs. Eugenia Middle
Roll Call of societies of all grades
with reports from each.
Report of divisional president.
Resume of half year's work-Mrs
J. L. Minis, association superin
Mission Study Plans-Mrs. W. S.
Report Institute-Mrs.Mamie N.Till
man, Mrs. W. O. Whatley, and
others whojattended. Y. W. A.,
work-Miss Emmie Lanham,
Superintendent Y. W. A.
A Demonstration, Excuses-led by
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman.
Open Discussion of Problems, par
ticipated in by all present.
Oar stock of Dry Goods and
Shoes is now complete. Come in
and get our money-saving prices.
(Continued from First Page.)
cussed. At "Baby Day" the W. C.
T. U. will co-operate with the other
organizations, and will probably do
as at last occasion with the rest
room aud distribution of literature.;
The subject for the afternoon
was "Franchise." No organization J
can derive more benefit from sutf-j
rage than the W. C. T. LT. For in
the states where the ballot has been
given, the states have been voted
dry. Frances E. Willard looked to
the ballot to hasten prohibition.
The meeting concluded with a
prayer service as the revival was
btill in progress, and many took
part in this, praying God's blessing
ot. tho people and church.
Mr. John Fleming Marsh spent
the weeK-end at his home here.
Miss Eva Howell of Florence, is
the guest of Miss Sarah Stevens.
Miss Howell has been teaching the
Pleasant Lane school which is clos
Miss Lucile Morn&, of Columbia,
is visiting her home people.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Bland are
now keeping house, having rented
the dwelling of Mrs. M. E. Norris.
Mrs. B. T. Boatwright, .Master
Burrell and Mrs. Ida Boatwright
spent last week in Charleston en
joying magnolia gardens, which is
now in the height of beauty.
Miss Sarah Norris who has been
sick for several weeks went over to
the Baptist Hospital last week for
treatment, and everyone hopes that
she will soon return strong and
Mrs. O. D. Black went over to
St. Mathews on Tuesday to attend
the District ?Conference U. D. C.
She is Historian of this district and
I will take part in the program, con
ducting the historical session
Mesdames H. D. Grant, W. E.
LaGrone, W. B. Ouzts and E O.
Crouch went to Hartsville the first
of the week to attend the State
Federation of Women's Clubs.
The Harmony High SchSfcl has
purchased a handsome new piano
for the auditorium.
The Apollo Music club held a
very pleasant meeting with Mrs. W.
F. Scott ou Thursday afternoon,
and several of the Italian masters
were considered. The papers and
life sketches were instructive, and
the piano and vocal solos and duets
were very sweet.
The hostess made the social period
one of many pleasures, and served
ices and cake. The rooms were
bright and fragrant with dogwood
The New Century Ciub met with
Mrs. J. L. Walker on Saturday
afternoon, and two hours were
quickly and enjoyably spent; first
in business, then enjoyment of the
program with Tennyson as the sub
ject, and lastly in a social way.
This is the last study period of
Tennyson, the remainder to be de
voted to Dickens. There were
several splendid papers and selected
readings. The music was an at
The hostess entertained all most
hospitably, serving fruit punch
from a flower laden tableland last
ly a salad course followed by cream
and cake in the club colors.
Little Miss Mary Alice Wright
celebrated her fourth birthday on
Saturday, and about 25 of her little
friends joined with her in making
merry the day. After many games
and other pastimes all went into the
dinning room where the birthday
table was beautiful in blue and
white, thc center piece being a large
iced cake with four burning candles
Thia was cut and enjoyed with
Death of Mr. W. P. Winn.
During the past six weeks the Re
hobeth community and adjoining com
munities have had four of their oldest
citizens, all prominent men, removed
by death. The last of the four was
Mr. W. P. Winn, who departed this
life at his home yesterday at about ll
o'clock. For several years Mr. Winn
has been declining physically, but par
tially regaining his strength at times,
his friends did not expect this sever
ance of earthly ties so soon.
Mr. Winnjwas born, reared and spent
his life of three score and seven years
in the house in which he breathed his
last. His beloved wire preceded him
to the spirit land by nearly two years.
His body will be tenderly laid to rest
today in Rehoboth cemetery beside her.
Mr. Winn was descended from a family
that has been actively identified with
the west-side of our county for several
generations, and his activities in the
community life will be greatly missed.
He and his good wife reared a large
family of children, two daughters and
eight sons, who were ever thoughtful
and attentive throughout the long
period of failing health. They spared
nothing that would add to his comfort
The children who survive Mr. Winn
are: Mrs. G. A. Tolbert, W. R. E.,
W. A., W. L" W. E., T. C., J. E., R.
Al., E. P. Winn, and Miss Mary Winn.
The Advertiser extends sympathy to
these sorrowing friends.
?z? S?S Wm Wi?mi?mm?l?M? KSi?Si^;^te?
Now is the time to buy your Voiles,
Muslins and other summer apparel,
because of the alarming advance of
everything under the sun that man
or woman can use, and you will be
on the safe side by buying now than
to wait and pay higher prices, by
the reason of merchants having to
replentish their stock at an ad
vanced price lat?r on.
We quote a few articles that are at the same
price as before, and will last as long as we have
them in stock:
Ginghams 12*c, Muslins 15c. and
18c, Repps 25c, Garbadine 29c,
Twill 26c, Flaxons 18, 20, 25, 30 and
And many other items that we will be glad to
The Corner Store
Death of Mrs. Charles Byrd.
Sunday afternoon as the shadows
were lengthening a good woman of
the Berea-Gilgal section departed
this life and entered upon her long
Mrs. Byrd had been ill for about
two months and during that time
received the most devoted atten
tions of loved ones, but nothing
could stay the fatal malady. Be
fore her Marriage, Mrs. Byrd was
Miss Mattie Reynolds. She was
born and reared in the community
in which she died, having united
early in girlhood with Gilgal
church. She will be greatly missed
in the community life but in the
home, to which she was so tenderly
devoted, she will be missed most.
The funeral was held at Gilgal
church Monday afternoon, Rev.
Henry Bell White of Saluda offi
Besides her devoted husband,
Mrs. Byrd is survived by one daugh
ter, Mrs. James Stom and two sons
W. E. and F. L. Byrd.
Added a Number
Of Years To Her
SAYS SHE SPENT HUNDREDS
OF DOLLARS FRUITLESS
SAYS SHE BELIEVES SHH HAD ONE
FOOT IX THE GRAVE AT
A SAFE TEST.
For those who are in need of a rera
dy for kidney troubles and back
ache, it is a good plan to try Doan's
Kidney Pills. They are strongly
recommended by Edgefield people
W. B. Paul, painter <fc paper
hanger, Butler St., Edgefield, say?:
"I was bothered by kidney trouble
nearly all ray life. It grew worse
when I had the measles some years
ago. Doan's Kidney Pills removed
the pains and strengthened and reg
ulated the action of my kidneys.
My health became better than it had
been in many years." (Statement
given April 12, l?ll.)
Over Three Years Later, Mr.
Paul said: "I have very little
trouble with with my kidneys now,
but when I am bothered that way,
Doan's Kidney Pills never fail to
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills-the same
that cured Mr. Paul twice public
ly recommended. Foster-Milburn.Co.
Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
Just received a line of boys' wash
suits. They 3re going at a very
Mukasby Bargain House.
People both old and young, who
suffer with stomach trouble, would
do well to read the following high
ly interesting statement given by
Mrs. Mary Gilliam, of 53 Riverside,
Anderson, on March 3rd. Mrs. Gil
liam is of an advanced age.
"1 suffered from an awful <;ase of
indigestion," said Mrs. Gilliam,
"and I was so weak I could hardly
walk and really I should have been
in bed. My feet and legs burned
all the time, my whole system was
weakened and run down and I was
very pale. My appetite had left
and I never became hungry. My
health had been bad for several
Hundreds of dollars worth of
medicines had been bought for rae
but none gave rae much relief, and
steadily became worse and lost
weight until I was skin and bones
almost and seemed to be starving to
Soon after I started taking Tan
lac, my appetite returned and my
stomach was strengthened and the
indigestion left rae. Now I ara
eating heartily and my food is di
gested and nourishes me. I gained
twenty-five or thirty pounds after
I started taking Taulac. The home
folks laugh at me now because I eat
so much. I was just about big
enough to make a shadow when I
started Tanlac, but now I am at my
"Tanlac is the finest restorer and
tonic I ever used. It soon got me
strong enough to do my housework,
despite my years, and it is the only
medicine I ever took that gave me
permanent relief, and I guess it can
be truly said that I had one foot in
the grave when I began taking it.
Tanlac certainly is our stand-by
now, and both my husband and my
self think the world of it, for I ex
pect it gave me a number of years
more of life."
Tanlac, the Master Medicine, is
Edgefield, Penn & Holstein.
Cold Springs, H Ernest Quarles.
Edgefield, R F D No 2, J. H.
Johnston, Johnston Drug Com
Modoc, G C McDaniel.
Parksviile, Robertson & Com
Plum Branch, J W Bracknell &
Plum Branch, R F D No 2, E P
Winn & Bro.
Trenton, G W Wise.
GEO. F. MIMS
Eyes examined and g.asses fitted
only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
DR J.S. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
AND LIVE STOCK
Your business will be given
careful attention and appreciated
i Jo T. Harting
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days
Your druggist will refund money if PAS
OINTMENT fails to cure any case of Itchir
Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 daj
The firit appUcaUon gives Ease and Rest.