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/, L. MIMS,.Editor
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Wednesday, September 19
Back to books, boys!
Bread as well as bullets is needed
to win the war.
Anything in your garden to eat?
better begin to prepare for winter.
Twenty-cents cotton will enable a
good many folk to get out of the Ford
Latest car shortage: inability of auto
factories to supply the demands of
Jeffersonian Democracy flourishes
most when Mr. Watson's "Jefferso
nian" is out of the way.
The melting of church bells and
bronze statues into munitions of war
indicates that Germany is in desperate
The editors of the Greenwood Index
and, the Newberry Observer are vying
with each as to which can report
the largest sweet potato. We'll wager
a considerable sum that Edgefield can
outstrip 'em in 'possums and "taters"
We heard a mighty loyal supporter of
Mr. Blease say the other day that he
has injured himself by his pro-German
or anti-American propaganda. The su
preme duty of every citizen, especially
in an exigency like this, is loyalty to his
country. _ _
Wonder how the insurance compa
nies will explain to the legislature why
the recent increase in fire rates was
necessary. -Edgefield Advertiser.
They will not explain. They have the
South Carolina legislature whipped to
a frazzle.-Greenville Piedmont.
We expect to see the legislature re
take its lost trenches, if any have been
lost to the enemy.
Should Suppress German Newspapers.
Sentiment in favor of the suppres
sion of newspapers printed in the Ger
man language in the United States is
steadily growing. The owners and
editors of these papers are not only
disloyal but are traitors in many in
1 stances. These German citizens, sub
jects of the Kaiser, should not be al
lowed to sow their seeds of disloyalty
in this country. The Advei'tiser is of
the opinion that such men should
either be imprisoned or be deported to
Germany, where they rightly belong.
In a stirring speech at a New York
county fair several days ago Col. Roose
velt scored these pro-German publish
ers in no uncertain terms, the follow
ing being his language in part:
"The obscene cruelty and brutality
of the German armies under the ex
plicit direction of the German govern
ment has been of such unspeakable
foulness that it is a crime against this
nation and against all mankind directly
or indirectly to uphold Germany; and
all who do not heartily back the United
States and the allies of the United
States against Germany are guilty of
this crime, and are disloyal to this
"We are fighting for humanity, but
primarily, we are fighting for our own
country, for safety of America in the
world. We are fighting on the other
side of the water so that we may
not have to fight on this side of the
"Only the overthrow of the brutal
and unscrupulous militarism of the
Prussianized Germany of the Hohen
zollerns will make this world safe
either for the United States or for
We have the best line of boy's
and girls school shoes in this sec
tion. We carry the entire line of
E. C. Skuffer shoes and some other
good brand3. Try a pair.
Trenton School to Open.
All patrons of the Trenton school
are urged to attend the opening of
the school Monday morning, Sep
tember 24, at nine o'clock. Wed
nesday afternoon, September 26, at
3:30 o'clock there will be a talk and
demonstration at che|school on Food
Conservation by Miss Patti Major,
the county home demonstration
agent. The ladies are especially in
vited to attend this meeting.
A tribute to Mrs. J. R. Ham
mond has been received and will be
published next week.
Resolutions or? the Death of Mrs.
Whereas, our Heavenly Father in
His lobing providence has called
Home one of our oldest and most
sympathetic Christian co-workers,
Mrs. Isabel Ouzts; that we, the la
dies of the Methodist Missionary So
ciety, while bowing in humble sub
mission to God's will, are deeply
grieved to lose a member who bas
ever been an inspiration to us by
her noble, Christian life. Therefore
Resolved 1st, That we extend to
her children and loved ones our
deep and heartfelt sympathy.
2d, That a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to her family, a copy
to our county paper, and a page in
our minute book be inscribed to her
. Mrs. W. S. Adams,
Mrs. J. W. Stewart,
Mrs. J. G. Edwards,
Programme of District Sunday
The following is the programme of
the Interdenominational Sunday school
district convention which will be held
Gilgal church Wednesday, September
10:00 Devotional service, led by M. B.
10:15 The devotional life of the Sunday
school worker, by Rev. P. B. Lan
10:45 The Pastor's relation to the Sun
day school, by Rev. A. L. Gunter.
11:15 Ten points of efficiency in the
modern Sunday school, by Miss Mill
wee Davis, state rural and elementa
11:50 Our aims for the year. (County
Standard, etc) by W. B. Cogburn,
12:10 Appointment of committees, roll
call of schools, report blanks given
Adjournment for dinner.
1:45 Song and prayer service, by J. T.
Mc M anus.
2:00 The aims of our county division,
by S.McG. Simkins, Thos. H. Rains
ford and Rev. Joseph Gaines.
2:25 Measuring the schools on the dis
trict chart, by W. B. Cogburn, dis
trict president, assisted by State
2:50 Pledges for ?tate and county
3:15 The work of the Sunday school
superintendent, by Rev. E. P. Jones.
3:55 The rural Sunday school, by Miss
4:05 Questions and answers on Sunday
4:20 Matters of business.
Collection of reports.
The Union meeting of the second di
vision, Edgefield Baptist Association,
will be held at Horn's creek church on
Saturday and Sunday, September 29th
and 30th. A program has been arrang
ed, as follows:
Saturday morning, 10 o'clock, devo
tional service, led by the moderator.
1st, How may the churches more
truly obey our Lord's command in Mat
thew, 9:37-58? Rev. P. B. Lanham, C.
2nd, Are not we at present enjoying
unusual material prosperity, and does
not this call for larger giving on our
part for the work of the Master's
Kingdom? Rev. J. E. Jackson, and
W. J. Gaines.
Recess for dinner.
3rd, How may the laymen in our
churches be led out into larger fields
of service? H. E. Quarles and T. M.
4th, How may we secure better at
tendance upon, and derive greater ben
efits from our union meetings? J. D.
Hughey and S. B. Mays.
5th, How may our churches exercise
closer* and more helpful and friendly
watchcare over their members than
they now do? Rev.'J. A. Gaines, and
R. A. Wash. .
Sunday morning, 10 o'clock, Sunday
school mass meeting. Address on the
lesson for the day by Rev. J. E. Jack
Missionary sermon by Rev. J. A.
Recess for dinner.
Sunday afternoon, sermon by Rev.
P. B. Lanham.
Try the celebrated Veedol oil;
Veedol medium for Fords; Veedol
heavy for Overlands and Buicks
and Veedol extra heavy for Hudson
Stewart & Kernaghan.
State Mission D?y Observed
The first division of t
Woman's Missionary Union w
observed at the Edgefield Ba
list church on Saturday with tl
Edgefield society as hostess.
The meeting was called to ord
and the morning session conduct
by Mrs. E. P. Jones who also I
the devotions. Messages were re?
from Mrs. J. D. Chapman, pre
dent for S. C. Woman'3 Missiona
Union, and Mrs. J. R, Fizer, cc
responding secretary, Mrs. J.
Mims reading Mrs. Chapman's ai
Mrs. A. E. Padgett giving Mrs. f
Mrs. J. R. Tompkins made tl
day's session very charming by n
ing her splendid musical gifts (
the pipe organ, playing for the co
gregational singing, and giving se
eral intpiring orgau solos.
The division meeting was presii
ed over by Mrs. B. N. Talbert, d
vision president, and delegates we
present from each society in the ri
vision except Mountain Creek. "W
feel sure that these good wome
were unavoidably detained, ?
Mountain Creek is one of our bei
Mission societies. Full delegatioi
attended from Bold Springs, Bere
Bethany, Edgefield, Gilgal and St
vens' Creek, most of the ladies con
ing in autos. We were delighte
to have with us on this occasion M
Agnew, of Bold Springs, Mr. B.
Talbert, of Bethany, Mr. Alex Wa
son, o.? Stevens' Creek and D
Jones and Mr. J. L. Mims,of Edg<
Dr. Jones, pastor of the Edgefiel
church, gave a very comprehensiv
address on the subject of the da\
A very suggestive demonstratio!
entitled ''Guests of Other Years,:
was given by Misses Kellah Fail
Hortense Woodson and Florene
Mrs. W. E. Lott, as chairman o
Mission study for Edgefield associa
tion, made a very practical talk oi
her department, urging the societie
as far as possible to hold their Mis
sion study classes during the fal
The standard of excellence char
was explained by Mrs- J. L, Mira
and copies given to the societie
The recess hour was announced
and all present united to partake o
lunch in the dining room where th
committo had arranged a beautifu
luncheon with coffee. Every on
was seated and served beautifully t<
a splendidly prepared feast. Thi
gave opportunity for some socia
conversation, and the making of nev
acquaintances, learning the worker
and discussing problems. Thesi
occasions are the place where tb
most blessed friendships are made
The afternoon session was led bj
Miss Emmie Lanham, assoc.iatf
Supt. of Young Woman's Auxiliar
ies, who called upon those presen
to repeat the mottoes for the year
and made a practical talk on Y. W
A. ideals. Miss Lanham spok<
highly of Mrs. Geo. Davis as Y. W
A. Supt. for South Carolina, having
heard her recently' at Hardy's anc
at the Baptist assembly in Green
ville this summer at the close oi
the Y. W. A. session. Miss Kellat
Fair took charge of the Sunbearr.
programme. Mrs. Tillman, the
leader of the Edgefield Sunbeams
and also associate superintendent ol
that department, heine: absent.
Gertrude Thurmond presided at
the piano, playing the accompani
ments for the Sunbeam singing, and
Lillian Patterson and Kate Mims as
president and secretary of the local
society, were seated at the table,
Miss Lillian Patterson calling out
the order of exercises.
Alraina Swearingen, a tiny little
girl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.
R. Swearingen, gave the welcome.
Gladys Lawton recited the selection,
"Make it Plain to the Children,"
and Ruth Paul gave Mrs. Hatcher's
Miss Gladys Lyon played the ac
companiment to Mr. Lakes Sunbeam
song, which was wonderfully sung
by little Margaret Lyon.
Elizabeth Lott impersonated in
Indian costume, a little Indian Sun
beam from Rock Hill, and Mary
Lillie Byrd recited "Little Things."
J. R. Timmerman, Jr., is a little
boy, but he is always willing to do
his part and do it well. He gave
the "Temperance Pledge," after
which the children marched and
brought their State Mission offer
ing. They closed with singing by
The next division meeting will be
held with Bold Spring society in
Visitors present were recognized.
Among them, Mrs. T. H. Rainsford,
Columbia District, secretary for
Woman's Mission societies of the
Methodist church, who responded
very graciously in a few words.
Mrs. Tillman, as western division
president and president of the local
society was greatly missed, also
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn, vice president
of the local society, who was de
tained on account of illness in the
home. F. A. M. I
FOP Fall 1917
Our stock of Ladies' Coat Suits,
Cloaks and Sweaters have just ar
rived. We invite you to call and see
this line. We have the latest styles
for the season. '
Our goods are arriving" daily, and
we ask a share of your patronage.
We bought our goods early and we
can save you money by trading with
All persons'indebted to the Edge
field Library will please come
Thursday afternoon and bring their
dues. All books which have been
out over two weeks must be re
Miss Hortense Woodeon,
For Sale.-A small young horse
Apply at The Advertiser office.
Lost. - Octagon - shaped lady's
gold wrist watch, gold chain at
tached. Finder will please return
to H. A. Smith.
FOR RENT. My five room house
in South Edgefield. Apply to Mrs.
Sallie L. Bigham.
Land For Sale.
NEW GOODS ARRIVING
The Padgett Place of Estate of
S. T. Hughes. Two-and half miles
of Trenton, o. C., 538 acres, good
buildings, pasture &c. On railroad
between Trenton and Aiken.
Communicate with J. Gordon
Hughes, Union, S. C.
Sept. 19, 1917.
Will Surely Sfoo That Couah.
The new stock I bought in New York is ar
riving every day. I bought many real bargains
that I can sell at very attractive prices.
Large stock of Clothing, Shoes,
Dry Goods and Notions of all kinds,
and we call especial attention to
our shoe values. Can save you
Daitch Bros. Bargain Store
Next Door to Farmers Bank
Wholesale and Retail
I desire to announce to my friends that I have
opened a large stock of groceries at Johnson's stand
near the depot.
I solicit your patronage. Can meet any price.
I will pay market price for cotton seed. Meal,
hulls and feed of all kinds on hand.
In my absence Mr. C. M. Whitlock will serve you.
S. F. LOGAN
Edgefield, S. C. Near the Depot