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Valuable Farm For Sale.
In a half-page advertisement in
.this issue Mr. G. W. Rush, wh
leading real estate dealer of Green
wood, advertises a valuable farra
containing 1,396 acres for sale.
The property is known as the Spann
farm and is situated in that portion
of McCormick county that was cut
from Greenwood county and will be
sold at auction to the highest bidder
Tuesday, December 18, at ll
o'clock. Read the description of
the property in the advertisement
and attend the sale if you contem
plate purchasing farm property. In
addition to the real-estate, 15 or 20
mules will be sold.
United Daughters Confederacy.
The December meeting of the U.
D. C. was held on Tuesday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. B. B. Jones,
Mrs. Pendleton Jones, presiding
over the meeting. It was decided
to ask that a joint celebration of the
birthdays of Lee and Jackson be
held at the High School, asking that
one morning of the chapel exercise
be arranged by the teachers fi?r the
childrsn, leaving off the public oc
casion this year.
Mrs. Jeff Wright had charge of
the historical programme, and read
a poem by Miss Eliza Pickens "On
a Soldier's Grave", and a paper on
the Ku Klux Klan.
Mrs. B. B. Jones acted as secre
tary and was appointed assistant
historian to aid Mrs. Wright in the
winter's work, and also to arrange a
book containing the names of all en
listed men from Edgefield county to
be kept with the names and addresses
of the men and their parents as far
as can be ascertained.
A fellowship committee with Mrs.
J. H. Cantelouas chairman reported
some delicacies sent to sick members
or friends of the chapter.
Visited Son at Camp Sevier.
Rev. P. B. Lanham attended the
State Baptist Convention in Rock
Hill last week returning by way of
Greenville to visit his son, Mr. J.
Preston Lanham, at Camp Sevier.
He found hissonwell and thorough
ly satisfied with camp life. He has
recently been assigned duty in the
camp postoftice,which means lighter
work and better compensation. His
selection for this special duty was a
decided compliment to him. Preston
has always been a good boy and
will make good, as the expression
iroes, in whatever position he is
placed. We expect to hear of still
better promotions from him.
Great Membership Drive for
Red Cross subscriptions will be
taken at both batiks of Edgefield, by
Mrs. Charlie Griffin at the Edgefield
Bank and M" , Pearl Padgett at the
Farmers *>ank. Subscriptions
will be taken at the Bank of Tren
ton. One dollar entitles to member
An executive meeting was held at
the home of Mrs. J. H. Cantelou on
Monday afternoon, and a meeting
was held on Tuesday afternoon at
the residence of Rev. A. L. Gunter
planning for the membership drive
to continue until Christmas.
Everybody in Edgefield should
become a member of this splendid
organization, so be prepared to meet
one of the following any day soon
with a smile and a subscription for
membership in the Red Cross: Miss
Annie M. Clisby, Rev. A. L. Gun
ter, Miss Sarah Collett, Mrs. J. G.
Edwards, Mrs. A, H. Corley, Miss
Virginia Addison, Mr. J. H. Allen,
Mr. B. B. Jones, Mrs. W. L. Dun
ovant, Jr., Miss May Tompkins,
Mrs. R. G. Shannonhouse, Miss
Clara Frier, Miss Katherine Minis,
Miss Pearl Padgett, Mrs. J. H.
An Interesting Occasion.
On Monday afternoon, next at 3
o'clock a very interesting meeting
of the W. C. T. U, will take place
when accounts of the recent national
?convention of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance Union will be given
byMrs.S. Middleton,of Meriwether,
State Superintendent of Scientific
Temperance Instruction, and our
own Mrs. W. B. Cogburn, of Edge
There will be music and Miss
Zena Payne, of Johnston, has also
been invited to come and give the
stats plans for the department of
sailors and soldiers of which she is
superintendent. She will bring
samples of the new comfort bags
and arm and leg bandage? which the
organization is making under the
direction of the British War Relief
The local W. C. T. U. has furnish
ed comfort bags to almost all the
Edgefield county men who have
gone out, and will continue the
making of these bags by the new
pattern, desiring to furnish all the
men who shall hereafter be called
to the colors from this county. All
who did not bring or send a con
tribution to The Door of Hope are
requested to bring such a gift to
the meeting on Monday afternoon.
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helped to knit,, being interested^
Miss Zena Pay?? reported that
with the other two of the committee
for "Jellies for the Hospital" they
had sent to Base Hospital, Columbia,
25 pieces of Jeliy, preserves and
Mrs. J. N. Lott was elected 2nd
Mrs. M. T. Turner, the State
chaiiman of Reciprocity presented
this matter before the chapter, ask
ing that all papers written, be kept
for the Reciprocity Bureau.
The chapter is delighted to have
the Bureau established here, and was
the first to place some papers.
Mrs. O. D. Black, chapter His
torian, was appointed to collect the
Mesdames Cox and John Wright
reported many old gloves and bits
of furs collected to aid in making
Ibe chest protectors for soldiers.
Mrs. M. R. Wright led the liter
ary part of the meeting which was
greatly enjoyed, Mrs. W. E. La
Grohe giving a splendid paper and
Mrs. C. P. Corn, current events.
The hostess served a delicious
salad course with hot coffee, which
was greatly enjoyed, as the after
noon was so cold.
A Red Cross Society was organiz
ed here on Monday evening in the
Opera House with 237 members.
There was great enthusiasm and
deep interest manifested and there
is no doubt but that the member
ship will soon be over 500.
It was a disappointment to every
one that Dr. Morse, of Columbia,
who was to make the address,was at
the very last moment, detained.
Mr. S. J. Watson presided over
the meeting, and made a tine talk,
telling of the purposes of the Red
Rev. M. L. K?ster, and Rev. W.
S. Biooke, Mr. J. C. Lewis and Dr.
G. D. Walker all made very im
It was decided to carry out the
plans of the "Big Drive for Member
ship" between Dec. 16th and -J7th.
It is hoped that the great number
can be made to 10,000,000, and this
Society is going to double its mem
bership, and ' go as far over as
possible. Some present suggested
setting 1,0U0 as the membership of
the Local Societv.
To help in creating greater senti
ment a'ong this Hue, a Rally meet
ing will be held on Sunday evening
at the Baptist church, all the
churches uniting and circulars will
be sent to all within the bounds of
To help in the canvas, the "Red,
White and Blue Committee" will be
appointed, and each will wear one
of the colors and all members se
cured will wear a bit of this color
also, until the final count..
An office on Main Street has been
secured where the committee will
have their colors, and badges, and
the secretary will be on hand to
make the enrollment.
This will be carried on during the
week of the big drive for member
The following are the officers:
Chairman, Mr. S. J. Watson; vice
chairman,rMis. John Wright; treas
urer, Mr. E. II. Smith; secretary,
Miss Orlena Cartledge; finance com
mittee, Messrs. H. G. Eidson, W.
B. Ouzts and W. M. Wright; ex
ecutive com mitte, Rev. M. L. Kester,
Mrs. J. W. Marsh, Mrs. M. T.
Turner, Mrs. Olin Eidson, Mrs. J.
The chairman and secretary are
also members of the committee.
The Domestic Science class still
serve lunches to the hungry school
children on every Friday. The
lunch is cheap and delightful. It
is more beneficial to the children to
buy the soup and cocoa than candy
Every one in sohool is looking
forward to Christmas. As the pu
pils are thinking so much about
the holidays it would appear that
they would neglect their work.
This is not the case, however, as the
monthly reports will show.
The McDufiie Literary Society
met on last Friday afternoon for
the purpose of electing officers.
The officers for the next three
President, Edwin Folk; vice
president, Ilene Harling; secretary,
Claude Harris; critic, Anne Sue
We all hope that the new officers
will serve the society as faithfully
and efficiently as those whose term
of office has just expired.
Mr. E. J. Mims came to the school
on Tuesday. He explained, the
'"War Saving Plan''. We were all
glad to be told about this question.
We all enjoyed it very much. This
Saving's plan ia very convenient for
the person who is not able to buy a
Liberty Loan Bond, and wishes to
help his government win this war.
Death of Mr. A. C. Ouzts
Early Saturday morning. Dei
ber 8, Mr. A. Clark Ouzts pa
away at bis .home eigbf? miles n
of Edgefield. Mr. Oozts had
been strong for more than a j
However, many of his friends
not know that he had grown sud
ly worse and his death was a surf
to m?ny. Mr. Ouzts was a succeE
farmer, having made a very ss
factory crop during the prei
year. For several terms he sei
as magistrate in his district,
funer?l was conducted by ?
Henry B. ?Smith at Stevens Ci
church at noon Sunday, a la
number of friends and relatives
tending to pay a last tribute,
interment took place in the tan
square in the churchyard.
Mr. Ouzts is survived by his
voted wife and eight children,
these bereaved friends The Ad\
I tiser extends sincere sympathy.
?To Work Lower Section
Supervisor Broadwater told 1
Advertiser's representative Monc
that he is working the road lead:
from Edgefield to Horn's Creek s
that he will continue toward
lower part of the county, maki
good roads in thu section before
gives any more attention to ot)
parts of the county. We were <
lighted to hear him make this sta
ment, for the people of Meriwetl
and other communities down th<
have not received their share of t
chaingang service in several yea
They are entitled to a consid?rai
amount of work, and we are c(
fident that Mr. Broadwater will gi
them a square deal.
-^-. . *
J. J. Brock Greatly
HAD TO SUSPEND BUS
NESS FOR MONTHS.
VITONA GAVE QUICK R
LIEF AND RECOVERY.
"Sleeping in a chair night aft
night is a no easy job," 6aid Mr.
J. Brock, 77 Stonewall Street, A
lanta, Georgia, "and what I wa
to say right here that if I badi
gotten hold of Vitona, I believe I
this time I would have been takir
my last long sleep. My troub
started with catarrh in the hea
Nothing I took or used for it d
rae anj* good. The continu
drainage from my head would ?
into my stomach until it caused
verj' serious stomach trouble to d
velop. I lost about all my ?esh ar
grew weaker all the time. Tl
rheumatism started in. This, addi
to my already rundown, disease
body, jubt about put thc finishin
touches on me.
"When you came here that lai
dav, Mr. Henry, I was all out (
humor and patience, and was in n
trame of mind to talk with an:
body. I bought that bottle (
Vitona simply tc? keep from havin
a long conversation about it.
didn't believe it would do rae an
"Gee! but I'm glad I bought it.
"Why, sir, in two or three daj
after I began taking it I cominem
ed to improve. My head was a
most immediately relieved of thc
catarrh. And of course, that gav
Vitona a chance to do its wor
well. You know I was simply
nervous wreck. Why I was s
nervous I couldn't use my knif
and fork. I never thought of g(
ing away from home to eat on tba
account. With all those rheumati
pains, catarrh of the head an
stomach, and being a nervou
wreck, I just had to spend m
whole time, day and night, sit
tine in a big chair with pillow
and cushions packed around me
Not one moments ease.
"Well, one day, Mr. Noland,
friend of mine, told me abou
Vitona. I guess he must hav
told you to come here and see me
for you was on the job the nex
morning, and kept coming unti
you got me started on Vitona
"How much benefit have I de
Well, just look at me now. I an
a carpenter by trade and I worl
hard every day. I have regainec
all my lost weight, and I am ai
healthy as the best of 'em now
sound as a brand new dollar, sir.
"Vitona did it-Nothing bul
Vitona-It brought me up from i
helpless condition to a sound
healthy man, and I am both grate
ful and happy. I can eat, sleer.
and work hard for any family, tht
same as other men do."
Vitona is sold by Penn & Hol
stein, Edgefield; G. W. Wise, Tren
ton, S. C.
FOR RENT: Farm of 279
acres, 100 acres cleared, 8 miles
trom Augusta, on Martintown road.
Four-room dwelling, barn, stables,
three tenant houses, and two small
barns. Rent cheap. Apply to
owner, Mrs. T. W. Danforth, 1625
Fenwiok, St., Augusta, Ga.
ONE OF OUR
Greatest Pleasures in Life
Is the Pleasure of Pleasing
This is an old Proverb that we are soon to have our
chance at it. And what better pleasure does one find
than spreading Christmas cheer around to love ones
and friends? To give a,nd receive is our greatest ex
We wish to help one and all in their efforts to carry
out their part in this most cherished time in all our
Here hangs the stocking for all:
Fancy work table
Get her a pair of
half hose and some
thing nice to fill them.
Underskirts in cot
ton, prints and silks
Leave it to him. He
has to do the asking
Just let us know
your wants and we will
suggest and show you
something to. please
The . Corner . Store
The store that always says, Thank You