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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 20.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Hon. J. "Wm. Tbnrmond attend
ed court in Lexington Monday.
Preaching this Sunday morning
in the Presbyterian church at 11:15.
Both of the Edget?eld banks will
hold their annual meeting Saturday.
Miss Zena Payne of Johnston at
tended the Carolina Day exercises
at the college on Wednesday.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman spent the
week-end in North Augusta, the j
guest of Mrs. Carey Lamar.
Mr. T. P. Morgan spent the early
part of the week with his son in
Mr. O. B. Anderson is in Lex
ington this week discharging his
duties as court stenographer.
Mr. John L. George has been
granted bail, the bond being fixed
Miss Leila Barnwell of Columbia
has been the guest of Miss Charlotte
Strother during the past week.
Mrs. T. A. Williams and her i it
tie son, of Cleora have been visit
ing in the home of Mr. W. L. IIol
ston this week.
Mr. Julian R. Strother has pur
chased the residence of Mr. W. A.
Hart opposite the home of Mr. R.
Mr. J. R. Tiir.merman has gone
over to Camp Jackson to visit his
son, Mr. Douglas Timmerman, who
is stationed at the camp.
Mr. W". S. Cobbii rn mortored
from Greenwood to day, his Edge
field friends giving him a very cor
dial greeting. i
Mrs. S. M. Craig of Anderson
and Mary Elizabeth are visiting
Mrs. Craig's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. B. Cogburn.
The ladies of the Red Cross re
alized about ?T0 fi otu the saie of
dinner on Saturday at the patriotic
Mr. Clyde Hamilton who has
been in Macon attending a business
.college returned home Tuesday to
resume his fanning operations.
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn went over
to Johnston on Monday to attend
the meeting of the Emily Geiger
chapter, D. A. R., which met with
Mrs. W. F. Scott.
Mr. T. A. Williams, Mr. Thomas
Corley and Misses Marie and Mat
tie Sue Holston spent Thursday
and Friday in Columbia, visiting
Mr. John L. Holston at Camp
Mrs. J. B. Kennedy has returned
from Greenwood where she visited
her sister, Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
S. Cogburn who has been so ill was
much better on Mrs. Kennedy's re
Mr. Bowles Morgan came over
irom Camp Jackson and spent mun
day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
T. P. Morgan. Bowles' Edgefield
friends gave him very cordial
greetings as he passed through
Mr. and Mrs. J. Carroll Cogburn
and their children .came over from
Johnston and spent Sunday with
'-Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn, little
Mies Caroline celebrating her fourth
birthbay in the home of her grand
The children of the Bald Eagle
Chapter C. of C. will meet at the
home of Mrs. A. A. Woodson on
Saturday morning next at 9:30.
All children must bring their yearly
dues and the amount for two months
for the French Orphan fund.
Mrs. Woodson, Director.
* Food and feedstuffs, full and
running over." This is the slogan
suggested to the farmers in Edge
field county by the Augusta Cotton
Exchange in the half-page space on
our third page. Read the appeal to
the farmers to grow more food of
As the editor of The Advertiser*
is engaged upon the equalization
board this week, in addition to du
ties as food administrator and on
the local board, the readers are re
quested to overlook the shortcom
ings of this issue, and also its late
ness. As soon as our newly pur
chased linotype machine arrives
The Advertiser will be issued on
Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Byrd a
Mrs. W. A. Byrd motored to I
Mrs. Eddie Agner of the Red C
Grove section is quite ill with pn
morin. Her friends hope for he
The Juvenile Mission society
the Methodist church will meet
the church Friday afternoon a
o'clock. After the meeting an E
ter egg hunt will be given. All mc
bers of the society are invited to
The animal Easter egg hunt, g
en by the ladies of the Episcoi
church will be held Monday aft
n?on at 4 o'clock in the garden
Mrs. Kate Butler. Ice cream will
served. All of the children of t
town are invited.
An Edgefield young lady sai(
few days ago that if the French v
men are as attractive as the youi
French lieutenant who spoke in t
court house Saturday, our boys w
be captivated as soon as they rea
France and we will never soe the
Since Mr. Willie Adams wi
volunteered his services has been i
cently accepted for duty at t
aviation training camp at Kel
Field. San Antonio, Texas, Eds
field has two fine young men at th
camp, Mr. John Hollingsworth ha
ing been sent there for duty when 1
volunteered there several month
Monday the board of county cor
missioners received bids for a lo?
of $25,000 with which to pay tl
current expenses of the^ county fi
the year. As the P'armers Bank mac
the lowest bid, the rate being le
than 4 1-2 per cent., that ins.titutic
secured the loan.
Mrs. 1). B. Hollingsworth has r
turned from San Antonio, Texai
where she went several weeks ai;
to bc with her son, Mr. John Mo
ling^worth, who was ill with pnei
monia at the Kelly Field aviatic
training camp. He has now abon
fully recovered and returned to du
ty. John was offered- a furlough bl
declined to accept it,
FOR SALE-White table pea
and Georgia-Carolina sorghum see<
for planting. E. S. Johnson.
I am now
pared to take
It is bette
cents to pro
than to tais
theft and. dar
ing in the str
111-113 Jackson St
I LIQUIDS & PASTES KEEP
1 FOR BLACKTWHITE, SH
fl TAN, DARK BROWN k Ml
HI OR OX-BLOOD Sk
Messrs'. Stewart Ss Kernagban
have purchased from Dr. F. L.
Parker of Johnston the brick store
which they are occupying. They al
so purchased the vacant lot adjoin
ing this buildiug on the west side.
"Food Crops first," is what the
Charleston Cotton Exchange is
urging upon farmers throughout
South Carolina. Read on sixth
page the timely appeal from the
Charleston Cotton Exchange to the
farmers of Edgefield county.
Use Less Flour.
Hereafter merchants can sell only
24 pounds of flour to a customer in
town and 48 pound? to a customer
from the country, always, of course,
making a sale of equal weight of
flour substitute. The wheat supply
is very limited and an appeal is
made for the people everywhere to
use less flour If you already have
a supply of flour curtail the con
sumption in your home. VVhen you
need flour buy only as tho govern
ment directs. Every true American
citizen will respond patriotically to
this earnest appeal from the gov
Dr. Sikes of Coker College
Tho Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union is preparing a patriotic
programme to lie held at the Bap
tist church on the first Sunday af
ternoon in April, when a service
llag will be presented to the church.
Dr. S. W. Si^es, president of
Coker College will deliver patriotic:
address. Many persons in our
county will be intesested in hearing
Dr. Sikes, and a cordial invitation
is extended to every one to come
and participate in these exercises,
doing honor to our boys and the
cause they represent, as well as in
creasing their own patriotic zeal. A
full programme will appear next
LOST-A small open-face Elgin
gold watch with "S. M." engraved
on back. Finder wiil notify P. O.
The Bes' ?ot Weather Tonic
GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TONIC enriches th?,
blocd, builds up Hie whole !-ystcm and will won
der?u?y Strengthen and fortify you to withstand
the depressing effect ai the ho* summer. 50c.
Dpen and. pre
care of your
r to pay 25
?ect your car
Lg in Augusta
e chances of
?age by park
j UR STORE ?3 brimful in every department of new spring
goods, and we invite our friends to come in and inspect
our new stock. We invite the ladies in to see our beautiful
silks and wash fabrics, just what you have been wanting.
Beautiful assortment of silk and wash waists; also, large stock
of skirts. We have never been better prepared to serve our
friends than we are now.
We cali especial attention to our WALK-OVER Slippers
and Oxfords. Nothing more stylish made than the new foot
wear we are showing. We have all of the popular leathers in
the new shapes. Come in and let us show you through our
New goods arriving by express every day.
FOR SALE-Have just received
a car load of assorted lumber and
shingles. E. S. Johnson, Edge
held, S. C.
March 13- 21.
FOR SALE: Nice lot of female
Daroo pigs entitled to registration.
Apply to T. L. Miller, Collier,
A large shipment of wash skirts
just arrived. VVe have over two hun
dred skirts to select from. Sizes to
We have received a complete line
of Martha Washington oxfords in
plain, strap, lace and button, high
or low heel.
MULES FOR SALE.
Three mules at low prices
W. H. Wise near Trenton.
J. (T. HUG FI ES.
Notice is hereby given that the
board of county commissioners will
let to the lowest bidder the contract
at its office the first Tuesday in
April for operating the ferry at
Shaw-McKie mill for the ensuing
year. The right is reserved to re
ject any and all bids.
R. N. BROADWATER,
FOR SALE: Selected Pedigreed
seed corn, white Spanish peanuts,
Osceola velvet Beans. Apply for
prices to J- M. Vann, Trenton., S. C.
We have a large assortment of
dresses in messaline, taffeta and
crepe-de-chine. Prizes reasonable.
New dresses arriving once or twice
A. H. Corley,
Appointments at Trenton
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Next to Farmers Bank
Edgeheld, S. C.
We invite our friends to come in and see our pretty spring pf
goods in every department. i
Beautiful assortment of Slippers and Oxfords j ust received, i
and other shipments arriving several times a week. 1
We invite the ladies in to see our beautiful Silk Dresses, ggj
the prettiest we have ever offered. They were bought be
fore the tremendous rise in price, and are marked very low.
Too many new things to mention them all. Come in and