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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 20.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Ruth DeLo?ch spent the
week-end in Augusta.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Key are here
from Columbia visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie H. Key.
Mr. Manly Dobson came up from
Augusta and spent Sunday with his
mother, Mrs. Emma Dobson.
Major W. A. Collett motored
from Camp Jackson to Edgefield
and spent Sunday here.
Lieut. R. G. M. Dunovant came
over from Camp Jackson and spent
the week-end in Edgefield.
The friends of Mr. W. S. Cog
burn nere delighted to see him heie
from Greenwood yesterday.
Mr. Pickens Butler and Mr. Jud
Scott of North Augusta were guests
of Mr. Eddie Talbert this week.
Mrs. Eva Watson Ouzts has pur
chased a seven-passenger Willys of
the latest model from Mr. J. D'
Mr. N. L. Willett will delver an
address in Edgefield on April 6.
A fuller notice will be given cext
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Addison of
Due West spent the early part of
the week in Edgefield as guests of
Mr. J. L. Addison and Miss Virgi
. The Advertiser has been request
ed to announce that the pastors' and
deacons' meeting will be held at
Republican church Tuesday, March
26 at 11.00 a. m.
Dr. E. P. Jones will go to Green
ville this week to preach to the
soldiers at Camp Sevier. There
will be no services in the Baptist
church next Sunday.
Do not fail to attend tho patriotic
rally in Edgefield Saturday. It
will be a red letter day in Edgefield.
Tell your friend to come also. It
will be a day of pleasure as well as
The next and last lyceum enter
tainment bf the course will be given
the night of April 15. lt will be a
musical attraction, one that will
please the Edgefield people.
Tho spring oats are making far
mers smile. The outlook is pleas
ing and indicates a very satisfacto
ry harvest. But there can be many
a slip before they are in the barn.
Mrs. Emmie M. DeLoach has
purchased a very handsome seven
passenger Paige car from Mr. -
- Wicker of Trenton who is the
Edgefield county representative for
this high-grade car.
Capt. 0. P. Bright came up from
Augusta Thursday and delivered a
Maxwell touring car to Mr. C. J.
Dennis. Capt. Bright is sales
agent l'or this popular car for this
territory, with offices located in
Mr. Oscar Ilarling having deci
ded to remain here in Edgefield
county the remainder of this year,
instead of returning at once to
Alaska, will farm on a plantation
which was purchased near North
Augusta same time ago by Mr. W.
Mrs. II. N. Greneker has been
spending the past week in Green
ville visiting her son, Lieut. Benja
min Greneker, who is stationed at
Camp Sevier. During 'the absence
of Mrs. Greneker, Miss Elizabeth
Rainsford has been teaching her
classes in the Edgefield school.
It's a pity that as the price of
cotton advances higher the supply
in the hands of the producer ie ex
ceedingly limited. But the farmers
have no just cause for complaint.
For the past two seasons the staple
has commanded a good price at the
time the producer was forced to
Mr. W. L. Rolston, having re
ceived information to the effect that
his son, Mr. John L. Rolston,
would soon be ordered away from
Camp Jackson, went to Camp Jack
son to visit him Saturday. It could
not be learned, to what camp or
place he will soon be ordered.
The Overland cars are growing in
popularity daily. Mr. Holstein
finds it difficult to obtain enough
cars to supply the demand. Read
what he says in his advertisement
this week about a car load bf Over
lands that have just arrived. Better
place your order at once.
"Uncle" Charlie Key has returned
to his teens and has joined the joy
riders, having purchased a spick
and span Overland car frcm Mr. J.
D. Holstein, Jr. The handsome
new car will be a source of pleasant
diversion to Mr. and Mrs. Key.
. The patriotic rally which will be
held in the court house Saturday
will be an inspiration to all who
attend. As farmers will be very
well advanced with their work, citi
zens should attend from all parts of
Purchased Linotype Machine.
After a few weeks The Advertiser
will be issued on time, and will also
show marked improvements. This
morning we purchased a Model 18
linotype machine, this being the
1917 model is the latest machine
built by the Mergenthaler factory
for a country newspaper office.
Monday is Wheatless.
Tuesday is Meatless.
Wednesday is Wheatless.
Saturday is Porkless.
One Wheatless meal every day.
One Meatless meal every day.
Save Sugar every day.
Save Fats every day.
Number in Home Demonstra
tion Work, Edgefield County.
Women's Clubs 155 members.
Poultry " 51
Tomato 1 67
Garden ' 70
Bread " 34
Total 377 "
Corn Club Scholarship to Clem
Clemson College offers a two
weeks short course in Agriculture
to the two boys in Edgefield county
making the highest averages in the
corn club work in the county
These scholarships include tui
tion, laundry and board while at
the college. The winners for Edge
field county will of course attend
during the summer of 1919.
See your county agent and get
your boy enlisted.
Real Estate Transfers.
Wr. W. A. Strom purchased the
handsome residence of Mr. H. H.
Sanders and the store buildings ad
joining and sold them almost the
next day to Mr. W. T. Reel, the
purchase price beingaround -$18,000.
Possession will not be given until
September 1. After selling this
property to Mr. Reel, Mr. Strom
purchased the vacant lot fronting
on the public square from Mrs. Sid
ney Miller, and will erect thereon a
modern hotel. More will be said of
these real estate changes in a sub
Returned From Michigan.
J. G. Holland, J. T. Mime, Jr.,
T. J. Paul and Jerrald LaGrone re
turned Monday from Michigan,
whither they went about two weeks
aso to drive Buick cars through
the country from the factory to
Johnston instead of shipping them
by rail. There were eleven men in the
party and the trip of 1,30U miles
was made in nine days without ac
cident. All of these men, though
somewhat wearied by the continu
ous drive of nine days, were de
lighted with the trip and its varied
FOR SALE-White Leghorn
eggs for hatching, pure strain, at
$1.00 for 15. L. C. Parker, Edge
field, S. C. 2-27-tf.
A large shipment of ladies silk
skirts in stripes, checks and solid
colors. Prices from ?4.00 to ?7.50
Lost or Strayed-One red year
ling,left ear cut off. Strayed from
my farm about the 1st of January.
S. W. Miller, Edgifield, S. C. R.
F. D. 2. 2-27-4t.
Modern Grist Mill.
Bring your corn to my mill and
have it ground into the best quality
of hominy or meal. Best attention
given to every patron any hour of
the day. Bring along your corn
when you come to Edgefield for
J. D. Kemp.
DR J.S. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
Service Flag at Methodist Church.
On Sunday morning at the Metho
dist church just preceding the ser
mon, a service flag will be presented
to the church, a gift of the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union.
As there is no preaching else
where, this was decided upon as an
auspicious occasion to be present
and do honor to the splendid bojs
in the Methodist church who are
doing service for our country.
The flag raising exercises will oc
cupy about 20 minutes of the time,
after which the regular service of
the church will continue.
I The following will be the pro
. Roll call of boys in the service,
S. B. Nicholson. Response giving
names and position, 3. M. Smith.
The families of each name called
will rise and remain standing till
all are called.
Flag unfurl?d and raised by Jea
nette Timmous and Carrie Duno
Presentation of flag, J. L. Mim6,
Chairman Selective Service Board.
Acceptance of flag for the churchs
Hon. B. E. Nicholson.
Song by congregation, America.
Service flags will be presented to
each of the churches as the opportu
nity presents itself, the Baptist and
Methodist flags having already ar- |
rived. These flags have been special
ly made to order for the churches
and were ordered from Clarence T.
Langley of Columbia who is mak
ing the flags for many churches and
D. A. R. Meeting.
The March meeting of the D. A.
R. was held with Mrs. Bettis Can
telou on Tuesday afternoon with a
very full attendance.
The meeting was opened with
prayer by the chaplain, Mrs. J. L.
Mims, Mrs. Tillman, the Regent
presiding over business and histori
cal programme. The absence of
the historian, Mrs. D. B. Hollings
worth was regretted.
Miss Annie Clisby gave a very
interesting sketch of the Pueblo
and Zunn Indians, following with
charming legends of these two su
perior tribes of Indians, whose de
scendants now reside in New Mex
ico and Arizona.
In celebration of South Carolina
Day, Tirarod's "South Carolina"
was given by three little girls, each
saying a third of the poem. Lillian
Pattison, Eleanor Mims and Eliza
beth Lott, bearing with them the
South Carolina flag.
Mrs. Tillman said that there was
another South Carolina poet who
perhaps was not yet so well known,
but who was very much endeared to
us al!, and on request, Mrs. J. L.
Mims read the "South Carolina,"
written by John Lake our mis
An unusual number of business
matters were attended to. Among
the presentation of the Liberty
Bond for which a drive will be
made early in April. The National
D. A. R. composed of 100,000
members is asked to give one dolhr
each on the Liberty Bond, and after
the war is closed the money will be
contributed to the most compelling
cause presented to the organization
aS ail Outcome Of the world war.
Miss Annie Clisby was asked to re
ceive funds for this purpose.
Twenty-five dollars was sent to
the Mountain school at Tomassee,
and a quaiter's contribution to the
Two dollars was also contributed !
as a prize for the clubs for boys and
girls organized by Miss Major,
county home demonstrator.
The restoration of the town of '
Tillaloy in France which the Na
tional D. A. R. has undertaken, ,
was also presented and a contribu
tion of fifty cents asked of each '
member. Miss Sarah Collett will re
ceive funds for this purpose.
A contribution of jelly for Camp
Jackson was also asked, each mern- j
ber to contribute one glass April
28. Of this Mrs. J. H. Cantelou
will have charge.
As the roll was called, each mern- !
ber replied with some facts concern- j
ing the Red Cross. A contribution :
of old clothing for France and Bel
gium was asked by Mrs. Woodson
for the Red Cross these things be- :
ing remade and fitted to those who :
need them after reaching Fiance, ?
many French wemen having charge .
of this work. ?
The monthly collection was taken
for the French orphan.
At the close of the program the !
hostess served a delightful salad
course with hot rolls and iced tea. i
F. A. M.
We have a large assortment of
dresses in raessaline, taffeta and
crepe-de-chine. Prizes reasonable.
New dresses arriving once or twice
Do Your Shopping
Take our advice and supply your
! wants for the season.
"We have never had a more complete
stock of Dry Goods and Shoes than we
are showing now. Anticipating the ad
vance we bought months ago, hence we
are in a position to make lower prices
than we could had we waited later to
place our orders.
"A WORD TO THE WISE IS SUFFICIENT"
If you want Dry Goods and Shoes we advise you to
buy now, for you will have to pay more later.
Don't part with your money until you see our goods and
get our prices. We feel sure we can save you money on
anything you want in our line.
Come and see our new Ginghams,
Percales, Madras, White Skirtings,
Flaxons, Voiles, Taffetas, Messalines,
Silk Poplins, Georgette Crepes, Crepe
de Chine, etc.
See our Laces and Embroideries be
fore you buy.
We are showing the newest things
in Ladies and Misses Pumps and Ox:
It is always a pleasure to show you,
whether you wish to buy or not.
EDGEFIELD, SOUTH CAROLINA
We invite our friends to come in and see our pretty spring
I goods in every department S
m Beautiful assortment of Slippers and Oxfords just received, ff
I and other shipments arriving several times a week.
1 We invite tlie ladies in to see our beautiful Silk Dresses,
1 tlie prettiest we have ever offered. They were bought be- i
I fore the tremendous rise in price, and are marked very low. g
i Too many new things to mention them all. Come in and
? see them.
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