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Office Nq. 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, December 19.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Sergt. W. D. Allen is spending a
furlough of five days at home.
Mr. Ouida Patterson is at home
for the holidays from Anderson
The Advertiser publishes this
week the second and last installment
of the very interesting letter of Miss?
All of the college boys and girls
?will arrive the latter part of the
week for their Christmas vacation,
giving new life to the old town.
Mrs. N. 'G. Evans and Master
George, Jr., left Monday to spend
the holidays in Macon with Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Rhodes.
Send all of the Edgefield soldier
boys a Christmas card, letting them
know th3t you often th'nk of them
Unless you pay up what you owe
on subscription, your name will be
dropped when The Advertiser's list
is revised. Belter pay up at once.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Carroll Cogtmrn
will make their home in Johnston
after the holidays. Their Edirefield
friends vvill give them up with great
Seal all of your Christmas pack
ages with Red Cross stamps The
cost will not be great, and you will
be giving material aid to a very
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Smith, Mrs.
Julia Brooks* Morgan, Judge and
Mrs. J. W. De Voie attended the
funeral of Gen. U. R. Brooks in
You can contribute to a worthy
eauso by purchasing Red Cross
stamps. Let all of your letters and
cards of the Christmas season bear
a Red Cross stamp.
Mr. J. C. McManus, Jr. went to
Columbia Thursday and volunteered
__Xor service in the Navy. We con
fidently expect to hear that "J, T."
is making a fine record.
Ex-Gnv. John C. Sheppard and
Hoy. J. Wm. Thurmond wen? to
Saluda Monday on legal business.
Mr. O. B, Anderson also accom
panied them as stenographer.
All of the merchants are having
a good holiday business in spite of
the cold weather. The salesforce of
nearly all the stores has been in
creased for the Christmas rush.
Buy a war pavings stamp or
thrift stamp for the children fora
Christmas present. This will en
courage them to save their money
by purchasing additional stamps.
Mr. William Warren Hill who
has been transferred from Camp
Jackson to Camp Sevier bas been
made a sergeant, bei?g thus reward
ed for faithful discharge o( duty.
Mr. M. Leslie Edmunds, son of
of Mr. and .Mrs. A. A. Edmunds, was
among those who went to Columbia
last week and volunteered for
military service. Ile will make a
The Presbyterian ladies were very
successful with their bazaar Tues
day, the sum of ?00.00 being real
ized for their treasury. These very
zealous workers never fall short of
success in whatever they undertake.
Among the Edgefield shopper?; in
Augusta Monday were Mr. and Mrs.
-J.,B. Kennerly, Mrs. C. E. May,
Mrs. J. A. Townsend, Mrs. J. C.
Hughes, Miss Virginia Addison,
Mrs. Hattie Adams, Miss Lillie
Adams and Miss Lillian Patterson.
While under the quart-a-month
law just one-fourth the whiskey is
being shipped that was shipped here
last Christmas, yet the quantity is
still too great. Scores of persons
are orderinu it for medicine who
were never in better health in their
Mr. Henry Cartledge Adams, a
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Adams,
who reside naar Augusta, was run
over by an automobile in Augusta
recently and had his 3nkleshattered,
being carried to the University
hospital. He is improving rapidly
and wiil soon be out again. Recent
ly Mr. Adams was called for military
service and passed a better physical
examination of any others who were
examined at the same lime. His
later injury by the automobiles will
probably disqualify him for military
Just before closing our forms the
announcement of the d?ath of Mrs.
Frances Hoi eton, mother of -Mr, W.
L. Holston, was received. She will
be buried at Red Hill to-morrow,
which i* the eighty-second anniver
sary of her birth.
The membership committee of the
Red Cross chapter held a meeting
Tuesday afternoon and each member
made a very encouraging report.
Miss Pearl Padgett is leading in
securing new members. A full re
, port, giving the names of the new
I members, will be made in the next
issue of The Advertiser.
Lieutenant James Thompson is
here visiting his grandmother,.Mrs?
Kate Butler, before reporting for
duty at the aviation camp in Hous
ton, Texau. Notwithstanding the
fact that James is only 18 years of
age, he has received a commission
in the aviation branch of the milita
Union Meeting Postponed.
On account of the severe weather
the union meeting will not be held
at Stevens Creek church on the 5th
Sunday in December. However,
the church still invites the union to
m?et with ir, so the next regular
meeting will be held at Stevens
Creek church the 5th Sunday in
Many Yet Delinquent.
While a large number of sub
seri hers who were in arrears have
responded to our urgent appeals, yet
there are many who have not yet
paid. We will soon revise our
subscription list and those who fail
to pay will be dropped from the list.
Call and pay np at once or mail us
a check for the amount due. The
label on your paper will show what
Meeting of the Policyholders.
The annual meeting of policy
holders of thc Abbeville-Greenwood
Mutual Insurance Association will
be "held in Greenwood, S. C. ll
o'clock a. m., January 1st, 19IS.
J. R. BLAKE.
Buckler's ?rssica Saive
The Desi Salve In The World.
Thrift Stamp in
War Savings Star
THE P05T OFF
Wc are the larges'
fruits of all kinds and
close price on your CI
* Come to u
of all kinds. We can
Meals served at all 1
B. Ii. RUSSELL, .JIL
857, 859 and 8i
Correspondence invited a
Card From Pastor.
My Dear Fellow Workers of An
tiocb Baptist Church:
Can I call yon my fellow work
ers? Are you really interested in
the Lord's work in your comrau
nity? Suppose the success of th
church rested upon you, and you
alone, would it succeed? 1 Suppose
all the membership of the church
were just like rae, what sort of a
church would my church be?"
Next Sunday morning at 11:00
A. M. is arranged for a eet-together
meeting. Will you be one to meet
your pastor at that hour in the old
church, in order to help plan the
work for another year, and to hear
your pastor preach a special sermon
which he has prepared for the mem
bership of the church..
"Come thou with us and we will
do thee good."
Yours for success,
J. W. Kesterson.
With Christmas Seals and help
in a good cause.
All persons are warned that hunt
ing and the running at large of
stock, or trespassing in any way, is
forbidden on ray premises, under
penalty of the law.
W. A. PARDUE.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
iV.ce LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops the
Cough and Headache and works uff the Cold.
Dru?gists refund money if it fails to curb.
E. W. GROVE'S signature on each ho~ 25c
ap in Every Home
ICE SELLS THEM
t dealers in Edgefield in
cnn make vou a very
s for your
BANANAS, NU 7 5,
WTS and CANDIES
save YOUR MONEY.
of Smoking Goods
lours and any style in
lt. E. ALI.KN
SI Reynolds Street
nd consignments solicited.
Shopping Days Before
Do your shopping early. Buy useful
gifts. Before purchasing let us show
you our handsome assortment of La
dies' Handkerchiefs in Ohristmas boxes, f
Collars, Hosiery and Gloves. For your
gentlemen friends we have an excel
lent line of Handkerchiefs, Ties, Half
Hose, etc. You must see these in order
to appreciate them. We have the best
assortment we have ever carried.
Then, too, we are prepared to supply
your wants in Dry Goods and Shoes.
Our prices are always right.
See us before making your purchases.
As Mr. B. L. Minis will volunta
rily withdraw from our firm on
the / first of January, we must
urge all who are indebted to us
to come forward at once and pay
their accounts or make satisfac
' The business will be conducted as
in the past, and we take this oc
casion to express our appreciation
tor all past patronage and solicit
a continuance for the future.
w. w. ADAMS & co.,