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/. L. MINIS_Editor
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Entered as second class matter at
tie postoffice at Edgefield, S. C.
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Cards of Thanks. Obituaries, Resolu
tions and Political Notices published at
Wednesday, Mav 30
Cement your bonds of patriotism by
purchasing a Liberty Bond.
Every farmer is having his Field Day
now-from sun to sun.
Nothing safer than'.i Government
bond. Instead of "gilt-edge," it is
gold all over.
Fire-stricken Atlanta and storm
stricken illinois can now more deeply
sympathize with war-stricken Belgium.
The people of Berlin, Wisconsin,
who are patri?t?c and loyal to the
core, are ashamed of the name and
are taking step3 to have an Indian
name substituted for "Berlin."
Send in your registration fee for
your car and thus do your bit toward
An exchange says, the acid test for
a pi?. : v' woman is to see her in a day
coach at 12o'clock at night. Another,
is to see her in the kitchen on a July
day just before the first call for din
The Buy-a-Bond movement should
advance with accelerated velocity.
The great war will require billions and
the best way to raise the billions is to
Let there be no slackers in Edgefield |
county. Every man, white and color
ed, between 21 and 30, both inclusive,
should walk up to the precincts next
Tuesday and register like aman-like a
true-blue Edgelield man.
Flower Mission Meeting.
The annual Flower Mission meeting
of the W. C. T. U. will be held on
Monday afternoon next at 4:30 at the
home of Mrs. J. H. Reel, Mrs. Reel
and Mrs. W. W. Fuller acting as hos
tesses. The programme will be in
charge of M rs. W. B. Cogburn, Mrs.
N. M. Jones and -Mrs. W. L. Dunovant,
and is as follows:
Devotions, Rev. A. L. Gunter.
Minutes, Roll call and business.
B jong, "Rock of Ages."
Reading, "Aunt Rachel's Advice,"
Mrs. Robert Long.
"Safe-guard the Babies," Mary and
Song, Never Give Up."
Annual report of local Flower Mis
sion. Presentation of spoon to W. C.
T. U. Baby.
Arrangements will be made for the
annual picnic for the inmates of the
All the members are asked to try to
have their comfort bags ready and
bring them to the meeting.
Our State W. C. T. U. treasurer is
asking for a contribution from each
union for the Sailors and Soldiers de
partment for the placing of electric
fans in the hospitals, so that a small
amount from each member will be
greatly appreciated and forwarded for
tbis purpose. The scissors, and hymn
books will be ready at this meeting for
the comfort bags, at 10 cents a piece.
Pillow-cases for the W. C. T. U. de
tachment will also be distributed at
this meeting which are being made by
the various detachments, one hundred
and fifty yards having been very gen
erously contributed by the Alford for
Those who have npt contributed to
the dining-room shower may do so at
this meeting and, the treasurer, Mrs.
W. A. Byrd will be glad to receive any
dues from those in arrears, and for the
Plans will also be made for the W.
C. T. U. share in tho patriotic parade
on June 5.
A large attendance is expected.
PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION ARRANGED FOR EDGE
FIELD, TUESDAY, JUNE 5TH.
? committee was appointed at the Baptist Church last
Sunday morning; to provide for a patriotic demonstration on
registration day, June 5th, at Edgefield, and to report a pro
gram to a mass meeting to be held in the Court-House Monday
at 4:30 p. m. Said mass meeting was largely attended by the
citizens of the community, including many ladies.
The committee made a report, recommending that June
5th be adopted as a legal holiday, and that J. C. Sheppard, J.
Wm. Thurmond, Dr. E. P.. Jones and A. E. Padgett be invited
to make speeches on said day.
The mass meeting adopted the said report, and appointed
the President of the Civic League, Mrs. B. L. Mims, J. L. Mims,
J. Wm. Thurmond and L. Wigfall Cheatham to enlarge and
complete the program.
That committee adopted as a program for said day the
The ladies, young people and all persons who desire to
join in the procession will meet at the school building at 9:30
a. m., and at 10 o'clock the march to the Court House will start
promptly, and as many as can secure flags will carry them.
Presentation of Flag.
Music by band, "America."
Prayer by Rev. A. L. Gunter.
Presentation of Flag by Dr. E. P. Jones.
Flag raising by John Curran Hartley Feltham.
"Star Spangled Banner," by band. (All men remove hats.)
Acceptance by Mayor Edwards.
A. S. Tompkins, Chairman of meeting; J. C. Sheppard, J.
Wm. Thurmond, Dr. E. P. Jones, (20 minutes each.)
Recess for one hour.
A. E. Padgett, B. E. Nicholson, S. J. Watson, H. G. Eidson,
W. W. Miller, (Ten minutes each.)
HOV/ TO GROW WHEAT AND OATS.
L. H. Harling, T. A. Williams, J. M. Shaffer, (Ten minutes
HOW TO GROW CORN AND PEAS.
B. R. Smith, John W. Quarles, L. W. Reese, (Ten minutes
J. R. Cantelou, C. M. Williams, J. L. Miller, (Ten minutes
DAIRYING AND BEST BREED OF CATTLE FOR THIS
P. B. Day, 0. O. Timmerman, D. E. Lanham, (Ten minutes
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BEST METHOD OF MAKING GOOD ROADS.
George T. Swearingen and R. N. Broadwater.
B. B. Bouknight, S. T. Williams, Rev. R. G. Shannonhouse,
(Ten minutes each.)
Charlie M. Rauton, B. C. Berry, B. A. Jordan, Dr. J. H.
Self, (Ten minutes each.)
IMPORTANCE OF GOOD SEED.
W. M. Sawyer, F. L. Timmerman, D. T. Mathis, (Ten min
utes each )
EFFECT AND BEST LEGUMES FOR BUILDING SOIL.
P. N. Lott, D. B. Hollingsworth, S. B. Marsh, (Ten minutes
PECANS, PINDARS AND FRUIT.
Lewis Holmes and S. B. Mays.
Bearden's Brass Band, of Augusta, will furnish the music,
and light lunches will be served to all the visitors in the school
The young men subject to registration will register at
their respective precincts, but they can reach Edgefield easily
after doing this to take part in the exercises. ^
All of the above are requested to discharge, as best they
can, the duties assigned, and the citizens of the county are re
quested to participate in said demonstration, and co-operate
with one another in showing that the fires of patriotism, which
burned so brightly in this county in the times gone by, are as bright
as ever, and that the county is bent on fostering patriotism and
Christianity, and promoting good schools., good roads, good
men and women, and a progressive spirit in this county.
J. WM. THURMOND,
J. L. MIMS,
L. WIGFALL CHEATHAM,
"LINE-UP" OF PARADE.
Marshals-W. J. Duncan, N. G. Evans, T. J. Lyon, Dr. Bev
Mayor and Council.
Ali school children with flags.
Representatives U. D. C.. D. A. R.. W. C. T. U. and Civic
Representatives secret orders. .
At 10:30 unfurling and hoisting of of flag on Court House,
presented by Town Council and Civic League, with appropri
Then the assemblage will march back to the school build
ing where the speakers will be heard, and the guests of our
town will be served, by the ladies composing the Women's
Clubs, with light lunch.
Committee of Arrangements-Mrs. N. G. Evans, Chair
man ; Mrs. J. H. Nicholson, Miss Annie Bee.
Flag Committee-Mrs. P. M. Feltham, Chairman ; Mrs. E.
P. Jones, Miss Virginia Addison.
Organization Committee-Mrs. W. E. Lott, Chairman;
Mrs. J. G. Edwards, Mrs. Bettis Cantelou.
School Children Committee-Miss katherine Mims, Chair
man ; Miss Gladys Rives. Miss Hortense Padgett.
Lunch Committee. D. A. R.-Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth,
Chairman: Mrs. J. H. Cantelou. Mrs. Agatha Woodson.
Civic League-Mrs. C. E. May, Chairman; Mrs. B. E.
Nicholson, Mrs. P. M. Feltham.
U. D. C.-Mrs. J. H. Nicholson, Chairman ; Miss Sophie
Dobson, Mrs. W. A. Byrd.
W. C. T. U.-Mrs. T. H. Rainsford, Chairman ; Mrs. E. J.
Norris, Mrs. J. C. Hughes.
Table Committee-L G. Quarles, Chairman; L. Wigfall
Cheatham, J. W. Stewart.
State of Sonth Carolina, )
Connty of Edgefield. \
By W. T. Kinnaird, Esquire, Pro
Whereas Daniel MoKie. of above
County and State made suit to mc,
to crant him Letters of Adminis
tration of the Estate of and pffocts
of Mrs. Margaret McKie, late of
the above County and State, deceas
This aro therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said Mrs. Mar
garet|McKie, deceased, that they be
and appear before me, in the Court
of Probate, to be held at Edgefield
C. H., S. C., in my oftice on 9th day
of June, 1917 next after publication
thereof, at ll o'clock in the fore
noon, to show cause, if any they
have, why the said administration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand this 19th
day of May, Anno Domini, 1917.
W. T. Kinnaird,
Probate Judge Edgefield Co.
Just received by express a big line of Georgette,
m Crepe de Chine and Voil Waists in all of the popu- *
M lar colors at prices within reach of every per
il son-$1.00 up to $6.00.
Skirts! Skirts!! Skirts!!!
S We have just received a beautiful linel'of silk g
? skirts in all of the latest colors and styles.
Also a nice line of summer wash goods in voiles, M
organdies, muslins, flaxons, pongees, and beautiful
line of colored linens.
Mukashy Bargain House
Edgefieid, South Carolina
Uncertainty of Certain Things
Certain Things Certain
It is uncertain how many days you will be left to care
for your family.
It is certain that your income will be missed if you
are the breadwinner.
It is certain that insurance is the only certain
"SAFEGUARD" against this uncertainty.
It is certain that the Southeastern is the oldest and
largest old-line legal reserve company in South Carolina.
The Southeastern led the State in
1916 in the production of new busi
"THERE'S A REASON?' SEE!
C. M. Mellichamp
Edgefield, South Carolina