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Wednesday, June 6
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Royal Peak is at home
from her school at Greenville.
Miss Helen Tillman arrived this
morning from Hollins college for
the summer vacation.
Mr. Carroll Rainsford is at home
from the Citadel for the summer
Mrs. John K. Anil and her sweet
little daughter, are here visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Arthui S. Tompkins.
Miss Marion Bailey is at home
from Chicora college for her sum
Misses Ida Folk, Janice Morgan
and Lula Ouzts returned on Friday
morning from Winthrop college.
Hon. and Mrs. Walter McDonald
came up from Augusta Saturday
to attend the Calhoun-Ives wed
Mr. Claude Lyon came up from
Augusta and spent Tuesday here
with the home folk.
Mr. Edgar Strother returned
with Mr. John Hollingsworth to
Philadelphia where he has accepted I
a position- (
Mrs. Charles Smith of Atlanta, j
nee Miss Mary Talbert, spent last j
week here with her mother, Mrs.
Lemie Talbert. ,
Misses Alma DeLoach, Helen
Dorn, Minnie Lanham, Lallie Peak
and Florence Mims have arrived ]
from Coker college. . .
Mr. Stevens Scurry is now serving ]
Messrs. Dorn & Minis as salesman, '
and will be pleased to have his
friends call on him.
Mrs. Raymond Rogers and sweet ;
little daughter of Blenheim are
here for a visit to Mrs. Ida F. Shep
pard and other relatives.
Under the direction of Contrac
tor E. P. Arthur work on the resi
dence of Mr. O. B. Anderson in :
north Edgefield is progressing "
Miss Stolnaker who has been !
teaching in the Harmony school
visited her aunt Mrs. W. W. Fuller i
Sow peas; sow peas; sow all the (
peas you can buy and bes. They are ,
rich, wholesome food for man and
beast. And besides the food value
of peas, they feed the soil.
Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth accom
panied her son John Hollingsworth
as far as Washington on his way to '
Philadelphia. Mrs. Hollingsworth <
will be in the capital city during <
the re-union. '
All persons desiring their mail i
delivered in the city limits will 1
please erect a mail box and I
notify carrier of your desire to i
have mail delivered. 1
J. T. Hading. i
We trust that the shortcomings |
of this issue of The Advertiser will j
be overlooked, as the editor as 1
Chairman of the County Registra
tion Board, has devoted much of
the past week to the registration
for military service.
Precinct registrars are requested :
to be on the alert for persons who
failed to register June 5, reporting 1
them to J. L. Minis, chairman of !
the County Board of Registration.
Miss Minnie Lanham and Miss
Florence Minis left Thursday for
Black Mountain, N. C., to attend
the college Y. W. C. A. conference ?
at Blue Ridge. They will be away
for about two weeks.
The harvest of June brides
throughout Edgefield county will
be above normal. It appears that
Cupid arranges for a "match" about
every other day at Johnston and
Edgefield is also establishing a new
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Padgett have
gone to Greenville to attend the
commencement of the G. W. C.,
where Miss Gladys Padgett receives
her diploma, having given her grad
uating music recital in that historic
school ven recently.
Edgefield will send a good dele
gation down to Sweetwater church ,
to attend the third annual memorial
service. Several very able addresses
will be delivered. The members of
Sweetwater church deeply regret
that their pastor, Rev. E. W. Rey
nolds, has resigned to accept a pas
torate in Sumter.
Recently Mr. Herbert Dorn bad
young: Jersey cow to stray from
hie farm, and a week passed before
he found her, being* under the im
pression that the cow had been
stolen. The cow was found in a
ditch with her neck broken. He
was offered ?40.00 for the cow the
day before she disappeared.
Mrs. J. Maner Lawton, Misses
Julia Folk and Hortensia Woodson
left Edgefield on Tuesday morning
for Washington to attend the great
Confederate re-union. Miss Julia
Folk goes as the .Sponsor for the
seconds. C. Brigade, U. C. V.,
Miss Woodson as her maid of honor
and Mrs. Lawton as Matron of
Mr. W. A. Byrd and Sheriff W.
R. Swearingen returned Sunday af
ternoon from Baltimore with J. B.
King, the shrewd forger and de
frauder. However instead of bring
ing their prisoner to Edgefield, they
placed him in the penitentiary, the
iail at Edgefield be regarded as un
safe. King will probably be brought
to Edgefield for trial during the
July term of court. Our summer
terra of court of general sessions
convenes now the last week in July
instead of the first week in August.
Complete returns from the fifteen
precincts in the county show a total
registration of 1,853. Of thisnum
3er 511 are white persons, 1,33G
colored and six foreigners. The
precinct registratrars expressed the
??pinion that ail persons in the coun
.y within the age limit have regis
:ered, there being no slackers in
Vlrs. Mathis Entertains at Tren
On Fridaj* evening Mrs. J. D.
Mathis entertained very beautifully
ind with her usual delightful hos
pitality at a tea for Mr. and Mrs.
iulius Yann, who have been the
recipients of many social attentions
before and since their marriage.
The decorations were all in pink
and the lovely bride wore an artis
tic and becoming dress of pink and
Locating County Line.
S. M. Smith, Esq., representing
Edgefield county, and Mr. P. S.
Norris, representing Aiken county
will begin the survej' and location
af the line between Aiken and Edge
field counties this morning. They
will begin at a point about two
miles east of ?donetta, the corner of
Lexington, Aiken and old Edge
field county. It will probably re
luire a month to complete the
Attention W. C. T. U. Detach
All ladies having comfort bags I
for soldiers are asked to have thom
completed and tilled and handed :
Dver to the chairman on your street
by Thursday June 14, and also the
pillow cases distributed ?it the meet- 1
mg. The directions are that they ;
be hemmed so that when finished
they are 24 inches long. Tne chair
nan and all ladies having the com- .
Port bigs are invited to come and 1
.ee them when finished on Thursday
lfternoon June 15, at 4:30 o'clock at
the home of Mrs. J. L. Minis. The
dace of shipment by that time will
OM Trails to be Marked.
The Old 96 District chapter D.
A.. H., Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman,
Regent, has invited to meet with
them on June 19, the D. A. R.
[.hapters of Trenton, Johnston,
Ridge Spring anil Greenwood,
when they will take an auto trip over
the old Cambridge road leading
from Edgefield to Meeting Street,
this being an old historic road,
and a marker will be placed at what
was once the Cherokee crossing of
the Keowee trail, near meeting
Street. All chapters are requested
to be at Meeting Street by ll
o'clock on the 19th.
The programme will be as fol
lows, and is in celebration of Flag
"History of the Trail," Miss Sa
Ode, Mrs. Agatha Woodson.
Song, "Just Before the Battle,
Mother," Eugene Mathis.
Unveiling by children.
Address, "The Spirit of the Rev
olution," Hon. Walter R. McDon
ald of Augusta, Ga.
.Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds np the Whole System. 50 cents?
Edgefield High School Com
The session of 1916-17 of th
Edgefield high school is drawing to
a close. The commencement exer
cises will be held in the auditorium
on Thursday and Friday nights.
Thursday night at 8:30 o'clock there
will be a declamation contest for
the Orlando Sheppard medal and
the annual celebration by the Mc
Duffie literacy society, which will
consist of a debate. The subject of
the debate is: "Resolved that the
United States should require one year
of?military|service of all male citizens
between the ages of 18 and 21". A
gold medal donated to the school
by Mr. George F. Minis will be
awarded to the participant who
makes the best argument. The grad
uating exeicise will be held Friday
night at 8:30 o'clock. The grad
uates are Miss Ouida Pattison, val
edictorian; Miss Emmie Broadwa
ter, salutatorian, Miss Marie Hol
ston and Miss Pearl Quarles. The
literary address will be delivered
Friday night by Dr. John E. White,
the president of Anderson college.
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn Entertains
for Miss Peak.
One of tho most delightful after
noon parties of the season, waa a
linen shower in honor of Miss Flor
ance Peak at the home of Mrs. W.
B. Cogburn on Friday.
A number of Edgetieid's beauti
ful and charming girls were there
to do homage to this important and
romantic occasion. Each guest was
met at the door by little Effie Allen
Lott and Sarah Hughes and pre
sented with a lovely wedding bell
w ith the significant letters P and
M in gold most tastefully written
As soon as all the guests arrived
i musical contest began, which was
5t great interest and very thrill
The contest was made up from
music on the lovely victrola in the
!iome. The prize, a box of station
ary, was presented by Mrs. J. L.
Minis to Miss Miriam Norris for
having answered the most questions,
but one having been omitted.
The shower idea was beautifully
md daintily carried out by little
Misses Sarah Hnghes and Effie Allen
Lott, who tripped in with two grace
ful parasols, nuder which was a basket
tilled with lovely linen articles, all
of which were displayed and ad
mired by every maiden present.
When the thrill of the contest
was over and the joy of the shower
bad past, an invitation came from
the lovely dining room, where ice
aream and angel cake was served
ind enjoyed by the fortunate and
Thursday morning at 10:30, a
bevy of i'okcr girls and a few others
gathered at the home of Mrs. J. L.
Minis to shower the fair young i
maiden, one of their coterie, who
was soon to become a bride.
Each guest was adorned with a I
Coker souvenir, a pennant, in blue ?
and gold, carn ied in a yellow basket
by little Eleanor Minis. The deco
rations were blue cornflowers and
yellow nasturtiums, the Coker col
The programme was given for j,
the most part by Coker girls, Misses
Lena Lanham and Mary Jones giv
ing reminiscences, and the musical
numbers were a lovely feature, ]
Misses Helen Clarke and Mattie ;
Harrison of Trenton, graduates in 1
music at Coke;, giving two splendid
Miss Helen Dorn, who holds the i
music scholarship at Coker from
the Federation of Clubs, also played
a lovely selection.
Mrs. J. L. Minis exhibited pic- ,
tures of the bride-to-be at several 1
different ages and a gift which she
had received on her wedding day
nearly twenty years ago, presented
by her name-sake, Florence Peak, .
when she was a very tiny little girl. ,
Miss Florence Mima gave a poem .
called "Wishes for the Bride," and :
Miss Miriam Norris sang with her !
inimitable voice and charm, a beau- '.
tiful song of love and romance,
with piano accompaniment by Mrs. ,
At intervals during the programme
the door bell rang, and many pack
ages were brought in by a messen
ger boy, which made the Coker
At the close of the programme
and shower a salad course and iced
tea were served.
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
Chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic propertiesof QUININE
aad IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
oat Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds np the Whole System. 50 cents.
? BITTERS ^SSOra
ten days' sal
the prices we
On this line we
We have a nice ass
j your selection,
36-inch Sport Silks
I One case of 12k. Gi
I 20 cgnts fancy stri]
25 cents fancy stri]
All 10 cents colorei
Our entire line of i
One lot of Torchon
One lot of Ladies' ;
your choice for SI.50
We will have a i
will be put out for
None of these goo(
tual Insurance Associ
Property Insured $2,500,000.
WRITE OR CALL on the un
dersigned for any information you
may desire about our plan of insur
We insure your property against
FIRE, WINDSTORM or LIGHT
iud do so cheaper than any Com
pany in existence.
Remember, we are prepared to
prove to you that ours is the safest
and cheapest pian of insurance
Our Association is now licensed
to write Insurance in the counties
af Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
mick, Laurens and Edtrefield.
The officers are: Gen. J. Fraser
Lyon, President, Columbia, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agt., Secy. &
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. O. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
Ino. H. Childs, Bradley, S. C.
A. W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
S. P. Morrah, Willington, S. C.
L.N. Chamberlain, McCormick, S.C.
R. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
F.L.Timmerman, Plu't. Lane, S. C.
J. C. Martin, Princeton, S. C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE, Gen. Agt.
Greenwood, S. C.
Jan. 1st, 1917.
Made ? New Man Of K*?STI? \
"I was suffering from pain it my jr
stomach, head and back," writes H. B
T. Alston, Raleigh, N. C., "and my S
liver and kidneys did not work right, J
but four bottles of Electric Bitters
made me feel like a new man." ;
PRICE 50 CTS. AT ALL DRUG STORES.
June 1st we will give a
e, at which time you will
by taking advantage of
) offer for the time given.
will give a discount of 20 per cent,
'ortment from which you can make
, $1.25 special, for 75 cents a yard.
inghams for 10 cents a yard.
>e Skirting for 15 cents a yard.
)e Skirting for 19 cults a yard.
il Lawns for ll cents a yard.
ivhite goods at this time 10 per cent. off.
Inserting for 15 cents a dozen.
and Misses' Pumps, worth ?2.50 to ?3.50,
lumber of articles at this time that
this sale that will save you dollars.
hours, close and
tedious work are very apt
to result in Headaches or
other Pains. Don't suffer.
will quickly drive your
Pain away, and
Br. Miles' Nervine
will assist you by relieving
the Nerve Strain.
IF FIRST BOX, OR BOTTLE, FAILS
TO BENEFIT YOU, YOUR MONEY
WILL EE REFUNDED.
"My nerves became all
worn out I had bad head
aches and severo dizzy
spells. I could not sleep
and my appetite was poor.
I began using Dr. - Miles'
Anti-Pain Pills and they
always gave me Instant re
lief no matter what the
pain. Then I used Dr.
Miles* Nervino regularly
and was soon in perfect
MRS. ' S. L. YOUNG,
324 Pittsburg St,
m BARRETT & COMPANY
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