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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, January 30.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Presbyterians will use the Metho
dist church this Sunday. Service at
11:30. Welcome to all.
Everybody who has to travel now
is a good roads advocate. Even the
Fords are getting a rest.
Mr. J. Glover Tompkins, Jr.,
and Mr. John Mims have accepted
very desirable government positions
in Washington, D. C.
Miss Madge Turner is down from
Greenwood spending this week in
Edgefield. She has been very cor
dially greeted by her friends here.
By the time the local board com
pletes its work there will be three
old, worn-out, broken-down men in
the county who will have to be
It is very probable that if you
knew all of the whys and where
fores, you would sympathize with,
rather than criticise, the members
of the local board.
Mr. and Mrs. Manley Dobson?
now of Augusta, were welcome
visitors in Edgefield Monday and
Tuesday, spending the time at the
home of Mrs. Emma Dobson.
Mr. Charles Menafee of Greens
boro, N. C., now on duty at Camp
Jackson, was a guest in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Jones dur
ing the early part of the week.
Senator B. E. Nicholson and
Representative X. G. Evans were
at home for the week-end and both
expressed the opinion that the leg
islature would complete its work in
about 10 da^s.
Mr. Clyde Jackson is having ma
terial placed on his lot in Bun
combe for the erection of a modern
cottage. It will be located near
where the Jackson residence was
burned something over a year ago
A new engine has been purchased
for the Baptist church and the
heating plant is now in perfect
order, consequently regular ser
vices have been resumed. Sunday
school and preaching at the regu
lar hours next Sunday.
Why is it that a man will spread
a blanket over his Ford and allow
his horse to stand out in very ee
y?re weather unprotected? It ap
pears that the heart of some peo
ple is in the wrong place-seems to
have gotten around to the right side.
Our young friend William II.
Ouzts has been accep'ed for service
in the aviation corps. He volunteer
ed and is here with his mother,
Mrs. Eva W. Ouzts. awaiting orders
to report to the training camp. Mr.
Ouzts volunteered rather than be
Mr. Wiley Wells was in town
Monday and told The Advertiser's
representative that he has one field
of oats-six acres-left. They were
well fertilized and sown about the
middle of September. As a rule the
olde=t grain stood the severe weath
er better than that sown later.
Mr. Horace Cogburn is at the
throttle on our branch road for a
short time and has been very cor
dially welcomed by his Edgefield
friends. Horace is recognized as one
of the most efficient engineers on
the Southern road, having made a
first-class record from the outset.
Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Littlejohn
are now making their home in
Scranton, S. C., Mr. Littlejohn hav
ing accepted the pastorate of the
Baptist church at that place. Out
side of the cities, the Scranton
church is conceded to be among the
strongest Baptist churches in the
State. Success to these good friends
in their new field of labor!
The local board locates several
negroes eveiy day who have failed
to get theirquestionnaires. Do you
know of any in your Community*/
If so, give their name and correct
address to the local board, so they
will not have to be reported to the
Adjutant General. Only a few
days remain in which these men can
fill out their questionnaires. Those
who are not located wiil forfeit
their right to claim deferred classi
fication, and will, as required by
the regulations, be placed in Class I
by the board. Every person who
registered knows that he should re
ceive a questionnaire, and if one
does not reach him, he should call
at the office of the local board.
Many colored people are under
the incorrect impressions that un
der the new food regulations gov
ernment inspectors will soon visit
their homes and seize all of their
meat and corn. White people
should allay their fear by inform
ing them correctly.
Box Party for Red Hill School.
There will be a box party for the
benefit of the piano fund at Red
Hill school house on Saturday night,
February 2, 1918. Everybody in
vited *o come and get a good square
meal. All girls bring boxes and all
boys bring money.
Meeting of Farmers.
All farmers desiring nitrate of
soda through the government who
have not yet placed their order with
the County Demonstration Agent
are requested to meet him at the
court house in Edgefield Saturday,
February 2, at twelve o'clock.
The following is a copy of invi
tations that have been issued to the
marriage of a young lady who is j
well known in Edgefield and has
many friends here:
Mr. and Mrs. John Wall Leak
request the pleasure of your com
pany at the wedding reception of
their daughter Marguerite Isabelle
Paschal and Mr. John Rufus How
ard Tuesday evening, February the
twelfth, at seven o'clock at home
Rockingham, North Carolina.
Concerning Late Marriages,
The Selective Service Regula
tions forbid the claiming of deferred
classification by registrants upon the
ground of matrimony if the marri
age relation was entered into subse
quent to May IS. lui7, the date of
thc enactment of the Selective Ser- j
vice Law. In order that all local ?
boards may act with uniformity in j
cases claiming deferred clarifica-1
tion upon this ground, all cases of
registrants who have married since'
May 18 will be appealed by the
Federal Appeal Agent.
Off for New York.
Mr. W. II. Turner left for New
York to purchase a large spring
stock of merchandise for The Corner
Store. He will spend some time in
the Metropolis in qutst of the new
est and best of the season's offerings
for the patrons of this popular store.
Miss Kate Samuel has gone to New
York also to make purchases for
the millinery and ladies' ready-to
wear department of The Corner
Store, She will ?tudy the spring
styles, bringing many new ideas
back with her. Miss Ruth Lyon
also accompanied Miss Samuel and
Mr. Turner, her mission being
largely one of pleasure.
W. C. T. U.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will hold a business
meeting at the house of Mrs. J. L.
Minis next Monday afternoon, Feb
ruary 3, at 3:00 o'clock. Plans
will be made for a public celebra
tion of Frances Willard Day on the
17th, and a number of war service
activities will be planned.
All those who owe February dues
are requested to bring thom in.
Each member is requested to
bring scissors and a piece of un
bleached homespun, outing or other
new strong cloth for the arm and
leg bandages, a pattern of which
will be exhibited and the bandages
commenced. Thousands of these
are needed. Other ideas will be
presented for war work and the W,
C. T. T. U. service plans read.
Mrs. J. L. Hims, Pres.
Card of Thanks.
We wis'' to thank our friends for
thc many kinduesses shown us dur
ing our recent bereavement- May
God's r.chest blessings fall on each
Mrs. J. L. Smith and Family.
(?Jo back to the simple life, be
contented with simple food, simple
pleasures, simple clothes. Work
hard, pray hard, play hard. Work,
eat, recreate and sleep. Do it all
courageously. We have a victory
LOST: One big shaggy (extra
large) poodle dog, two brown spots
on back-named "Mack." Finder
will notify Tho Advertiser. lt
Have just received 100 sets of
harness that will be sold at the low
est possible price.
13. B. Jones.
Only One "BROMO QUININE''
l'o pet Hic cenuine, cnll for tull name, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE. Look fors?Ruature o?
E.W. GROVE. Cures n Cold in One Day. Stop?
cough and headache, and works off cold. 25c
Called for Physical Examina
The local board received in
structions several days ago to be
gin the examination of registrant
who have been placed in Class 1
and the following have been notifi?e
to report for physical examinatior
on the dates named below:
Friday, February 1.
9. Robt. Williams, Edgefield.
ll. Willie Grover King, Modoc
25. Lee McEntyre, Edgefield.
26. Willie Whatley, Plun
36. Wallace Morgan, Pleasan
53. Willie Coleman, Johnston.
70. Curtis Elam, Edgefield.
82. Homer Lee Bolton, John
95. Jasper Jennings, Edgefield.
108. William Wallace Reel, Edge
115. Oliver Lloyd, Edgefield.
119. Edwin Garrett, Modoc.
128. Robert Young, Edgefield.
132. Everet E. Hcrlong, John^
135. Grover Cleveland Padgett,
146. Francis Willis Taylor
155. Lee Arthur Cook, Morgana,
161. William Otis Creed, John
18S. Willie Walker, Johnston.
196. James Holmes, Edgffield.
206. John Luther Johnson,
207. Robt. Otis Quarles, Modoc.
219. Mack Johnson, Edgefield.
221. James Lawrence Miller,
233. Henry West, Johnston.
256. John Eddie Fair, Clark's
260. Elie Key, Pleasant Lane.
201. George Hill Pierce, John
?00. William Wright Adams,
293. Jabe Cooks, Edgefield.
291. George Holloway, Pleasant
295. Andrew Cullum, Johnston.
290. Johnny Worthy, Johnston.
299. Charlie Dobey, Edgefield.
300. Thomas Jefferson Rhimes,
306. Will Ouzts Whatley, Col
308. Solomon Harrison, Pleasant
309. Albert Martin, Woodlawn.
314. Julian Hodges, Edgefield.
310. Earl Mays, North Augus
331. Eddie Harrison, Pleasant
334. Hezekiah Wilson, North
335. Jule Bland Holloway, Edge
347. Thos. Jones, Colliers.
348. Henry Seigler, Cleora.
349. James Turner, Pleasant
350. Arthur Hart, Johnston.
351. Wallace Simmons, Edge
353. John Walker, North Au
362. Randall McKie, Trenton.
303. George Preston Yonce,
365. Jule Bostic, Edgefield.
370. Mackfield Weaver, John
372. Sol Neely, Woodlawn.
374. Nathan Jennings, Edge
375. Willie Thomas, Edgefield.
382. Ransom Goodwin, Johnston.
395. Melvin Shell LaGrone, Pleas
398. Willie Scott, Colliers.
400. James Mathis, Cleora.
401. Isaac Chandler, Edgefield.
408. Luie Moss, Edgefield.
410. Mouzon Frazier, Johnston.
410. Moses Recd, North Augusta.
Monday, February 4.
419. Joe Allen, Meeting Street.
426. Charlie Wright, North Au
428. Josh Mundy, Edgefield, No.
440. Wallace, Bright, Edgefield,
444. William Grady Cothran,
453. William Earl Prince, Moss.
454. Joseph Clyde Corley, Mc
Cormick, No. 3.
455. Charlie Payne, Johnston.
450. William Albert Reel, Cleo
459. John Dugar, Edgefield.
4G1. Albert Marion Woodward,
405. Jas. Hartwell Harrison,
460. Chester Nipper, Trenton.
488. Elijah Jackson, North Au
492. Eddie Lloyd, Modoc.
493. Willie Slaughter, Modoc.
490. Joseph Paul Powers, John
499. Sammie Goode, Edgefield.
502. Bub Smith, Johnston.
512. Willie Boyd Bush, Trenton.
John Holmes, Edgefield.
George Mitcham, Trenton.
Jay Robertson, Clark's |
David Wilson, Edgefield.
Bunk Benson, Edgefield.
Bonham Pope, Edgefield.
Harrison Smith, Johnston.
Luke Gray, Johnston.
Wade Williams, Edgefield.
Willie Frazier, Johnston.
Benj. F. Adams, Colliers.
Edward Strother, Edge
Alex Simkins, Johnston.
Clarence Oliphant, Pleasant]
Sam Slaughter, Johnston.
John H. Abney, Johnston.
William Jones, Johnston.
Julian Strother, Edgefield.
Joseph S. Lanham, Edge
Walter Settles, Trenton.
Stanton Ryan, Johnston.
Walter Swearingen, Edge
John Busscy, North Augus
Hcnry Wilson, Johnston.
Sampson A. Bunch, North
Jacob Key, Morgana.
Alvin Simkins, Johnston.
Mose Gibson, Johnston.
Jonas Hammond, Johnston.
Monroe Hickson, Johnston.
George Perry, North Au
James Meriwether, Meri
Dessa Harris, Ridge Spring.
John Thomas, Edgefield,
Jas. Irving, Edgefield.
Hampton Smith, Edgefield.
Wc call the attention
to our large stock of
Can supply them with
tools, and everything in
quantities and can sell v
Large Stock of \
E. M. And
1289 Broad Street
EVER before, in ti
have farm product
And the successful
in bigger profits. Natur
greater will your profit bi
make each acre produce i
corn, truck-use Plainfe
corn - 1 to 2 bales of i
through use of this reput;
For many yean
ftoat will a
lars to you.
692. Ernest McKennie, Colliers.
694. Joseph Thomas, Edgefield.
696. James Williams, Johnston.
698. Geo. L. Miller, Colliers.
707. Walter P. Ryan, Trenton.
710. Clarence Washington, Edge
717. Jim Smith Johnston.
722. Geo. F. Perry, Johnston.
Wednesday, February 6.
723. Charlie Cummings, North
724. Joseph E. Wash, Parksville.
725. Sheppard Wright, Trenton.
726. Calvin D. Spann, Edgefield.
727. Robt. E. Clark, Johnston.
728. John Peterson, Pleasant
731. Tame Gray, Edgefield.
735. John Rainsford, Edgefield.
737. Eldred Williams, Modoc.
738. Alex danton, Edgefield.
749. John R. Adams, Colliers.
754. Mose Lanham, Edgefield.
755. John C. Huitt, Edgefield.
759. Ananias McKenny, Colliers.
761. Robert Coats, Meeting
765. William D. Lanham, Edge
field, No. 2.
769. Tom Smith, Jr., Trenton.
772. Cally Jones, Johnston.
776. Longins Mundy, Johnston.
777. Willie Freeman, Colliers.
779. Claude Eubanks, Edgefield.
786. Willie Thurmond, Edgefield.
787. Frank Murrell, Johnston.
788. Luke Tanx. Trenton.
789. Martin Royal, Plum Branch,
790. Geo .F. DeLaughter, Mo
792. George Morgan, CIcora.
793. Frank L. Reardon, Edge
795. Felix Slaughter, Johnston.
.CFS of Edg
ol' our farmer friends throng
plow steels, plow stocks, plo
our line at very reasonable prit
Winchester Loaded SI
o see US when in Au
ARDWARE DEPARTMENT 0
? W?? e ."
ie history o? the country, \??
s brought such high prices. N^
farmer will reap the benefit
ally, the larger your crop, the
?. Hence, it is essential that y
ts utmost. For prize crops cf c
SPS Fertilizer. 90 to 95 bu
cotton per acre, are records e
able fertilizer on Southern farn
;, Planters Fertilizer has been tl
farmers, because they have i
crops. Make every acre cour
LSt?ftisli yoi?o Consult our ag
prices-or write us direct, TOE
irs Fertilizer and Fhc
William Harrison, Pleasant
823. Nathaniel Lloyd, Trenton.
840. Henry Miller, North Au
Clarence D. Watson, John
Leslie M. Ryan, Edgefield.
John Harris, Edgefield.
Oscar Chinn, Johnston.
Henry Tillman, Trenton.
J. H. Bouknight, Johnston.
Sherman Wooden, Trenton.
Willie E. Lanham, Clark's
Tillman Smith, Morgana.
Jeff Thomas, Jr., Edgefield.
Eboie Cobb, Johnston.
Teague Holmes, Edgefield.
Robert Calliham, Meri
nos. Walter Brunson, Edgefield.
856. Wade Morris, Edgefield.
859. A. Levi Holmes, Edgefield.
872. Geo. Davis, Johnston.
873. Joshua Thomas, Edgefield.
877. Ernest Simmons, Trenton.
878. Arthur Anderson, Trenton.
880. Albert Williams, Edgefield.
S83. Julian Dozier Holstein, Jr.,
T. Mims, Jr., Edge
James Diggs, Colliers.
Charlie Robertson, Clark's
Pick Campbell, Trenton.
Lewis Nealious, Meriwether.
Charlie Thomas, Edgefield.
John Bartley Reel, Edge
Ira Dozier, Johnston.
Walter Hobbs, Edgefield.
Drayton Medlock, Pleasant
Harry Scott, Johnston.
Willie Jenkins, Johnston.
bout Edgefield county
w gears, harness, shop
:es. We buy in large
tells for Hunters
l? ??H SEJ ts*
:ie preference of the South's
made it possible to produce
it this year-get resid?s
^ent for Free Advice, infor
)AY. It means dol