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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, July 17.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Gi*ace Lanham was a recent
visitor to Miss Mary Dorn.
Judge and Mrs. J. W. DeVore are
at Glenn Springs for a fortnight.
Miss Julia Folk is visiting Miss
Susie Herndon in Charlotte, N. C.
Mrs. Otis Mobley is visiting her
husband's family at Heath Springs.
Miss Mary Byers of Augusta is the
guest of Miss Grace Dobson this week
Mrs. W. R. McDonald of Augusta
visited Mrs. Agatha A. Woodson on
Mrs. Jennie Parks spent Monday
in Edgefield visiting her brother, Mr.
S. A. Brunson.
Miss Kathrine Fitzmaurice of Co
lumbia is here visiting her sister Mrs.
James S. Byrd.
Miss Gladys Lawton went with her
father, Mr. J. M. Lawton to Scotia
for a week's visit last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. P. Robinson of
Columbia were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Mims last week.
Miss Florence Minis entertained
on Wednesday evening in honor of
her visitors, at an evening tea.
Mrs. A. H. Corley and her two lit
tle sons, A. H., Jr., and Grady, are
in Conyers and Atlanta visiting rel
Have you registered for the pri
mary election? If not, do so at once.
Continued delay will deprive you of
Mr. W. J. Talbert, Jr., is here vis
iting his mother, Mrs. Lemie Talbert.
He has been very cordially greeted
by his Edgefield Liends.
Miss Rosalind Ouzts has been vis
iting Miss Katie Butt of Columbia
and is now spending some time with
relatives in Sumter.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie M. Forrest
spent Saturday and Sunday in Edge
field with Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Hud
gens, the latter's parents.
Mr. M. W. Hudgens has leased the
residence and farm of Dr. B. F.
Jones for three years, commencing
with the first of January next. .
Have you placed your name on the
club roll? Unless you do, you will be
deprived of your right to vote. Do
not put it off another minute.
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant and Mrs. P.
P. Blalock are attending the Presby
terian Woman's Missionary Confer
ence at Montreat.
Mr. C. J. Dennis, responding to the
patriotic impulse to serve his country
went to Columbia last week and vol
unteered for service in the navy.
Strangers in great high-power ma
chines pass through Edgefield almost
daily. The coming of the Dixie High
way has put Edgefield on the map.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Tomp
kins are in Spartanburg visiting their
son, Lieut. Arthur S. Tompkins, who
will soon go across for overseas du
Farmers who have had 25 or 50
or 100 bushels of wheat threshed are
feeling quite independent. Look for
a large acreage sown in wheat this
Mr. J. R. Cant^lou's large field of
fine corn on the road is being very
much-admired and commented upon.
Much of the old corn is a disappoint
ment this year.
Miss Hortensia Wocdson was host
ess on Tuesday evening at a luncheon
in honor of Misses Missouri Walker,
Mary Byrd and Edrie Boylston guests
of Miss Florence Minis.
Mr. James E. Hart is now serving
the J. B. White Company of Augus
ta as salesman and will extend a cor
dial welcome to his Edgefield friends
when they call upon him.
Mr. William Lanham who volun
teered for service in the navy sever
al months ago is enjoying a month's
furlough, spending the time with his
parents, Rev. and Mrs. P. B. Lanham,
who also have a son, Preston, on du
ty in France.
Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ag
ner motored to Greenwood to visit
their daughter, Mrs. John Holland,
and from Greenwood they went to
Camp Sevier to visit their son, Mr.
John Agner, who in a few days will
be transferred to another camp.
Misses Annie and Ola Bush, two
very attractive young ladies of
Spartanburg, are visiting their
auut, Mrs. Abner B. Broadwater.
The ladies of the town are holding
weekly prayer meetings on each Wed
nesday evening at 6:30 o'clock at
the Presbyterian Chuhrch for the
causes of the world war.
The friends of Mr. C. H. Key are
glad to see him at his post of duty
again at the store of the Edgefield
Mercantile Company, having recov
ered from his recent sickness.
Now is the time to begin the fall
garden by making an early planting
of turnips and a second planting of
Irish potatoes. First make an abund
ance of food and then conserve.
Any family that has members of |
the Red Cross and has not received
one of tlie Service Flags for the
window may get one by calling at
the store of Reynolds and Padgett.
Miss Sophie Mims and Miss Sadie
Mirna were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
F. F. Rainsford Friday, accompany
ing Mr. and Mrs. Rainsford on a mo
tor trip to Augusta in the afternoon.
Carroll Rainsford and Walter Mays
have returned from Plattsburg, N. Y.,
where they have been taking milita
ry training along with hundreds of
other choice young men of our coun
Postmaster C. M. Mellichamp is
having some improvements made in
the interior of the postoffice, which
will greatly facilitate the handling of
the mail, both the local and R. F. D.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Holstein motor
ed to Ashville yesterday. Mr. Hol
stein will return the latter part of the
week and Mrs. Holstein will probab
ly remain several weeks in the moun
The friends of Mr. Ben Stevens
who resides a mile above Meeting
Street are delighted that he is now
well on the way to recovery, having
been very seriously ill for more than
Rev. A. L. Gunter is at Lake Juna
luska, N. C., attending some impor
tant educational and religious con
ferences of t-he Methodist church
While he is away Mrs. Gunter is vis
iting her parents in Leesville.
Capt. W. A. Woodson came up
from Camp Hancock to visit his
mother, Mrs. Agatha Woodson Sun
day probably for the last time before
being ordered overseas. He is expect
ing the command to come every day.
A trio of soldiers, James E. Hart,
of Camp Sevier, J. D. Holstein, Jr.,
of Camp Jackson and James T. Mims,
Jr., of the University, came home
for the week-end. Mr. Hart drove
Major W. A. Collett's car to Edge
field as he will soon leave Camp Se
vier for overseas duty.
Edgefield county farmers will not
have to be urged by the Food Ad
ministration to sow an increased acre
agc in wheat next fall. Encouraged
by the success of the recently harvest
ed crop, farmers will voluntarily in
crease the acreage, sowing some of
their most fertile fields.
While out in her buggy Thursday
afternoon Mrs. J. H. Nicholson's
horse ran and as a corner was turned
she was thrown with great force
against an embankment. She was
painfully but not seriously injured.
Her friends rejoice that her injuries
were not more serious.
A spirited game of baseball was
played at the fair grounds Saturday
afternoon between Edgefield and
Graniteville. The score of 14 to 12
in favor of the visiting team indi
cates that the game was full cl inter
est from start to finish. Mr. J. G. Al
ford umpired thc game, being always
impartial in his rulings.
Dr. W. D. Ouzts has located at
Johnston for the practice of his pro
fession but will not move his family
until sometime in the fall. Dr. Ouzts
has always been a hard student and
keeps abreast of his profession. We
predict that he will be well received
by the Johnston people.
Mr. and Mrs. Griffin Meriwether
and Dr. and Mrs. Wornack and lit
tle son of Allendale passed through
Edircfield on their way to Greenwood
and Greenville, recently. They were
on their way to Camp Sevier to visit
their son, Mr. Meriwether, who is in
thc officers training camp. While in
Edgefield the party were guests of
Mrs. J. L. Mims and Mrs. Morrall.
Mrs. Meriwether is a daughter of the j
?atc Dr. Oirilivie who many years ago j
lived in Edgefield as a youth, after- j
wards becoming a useful and distin- :
guished physician of Allendale.
Mr. J. H. Coursey, the true-blue
Confederate veteran of Colliers, is
in town today, having paid The Ad
vertiser a pleasant call.
Attention is called to the follow
ing new advertisements this week:
Stewart and Kernaghan, Rubenstein,
the Corner Store, Southern States
Correspondents are requested to
mail their letters so they will reach
The Advertiser office Tuesday. Tc is
our earnest desire to issue the paper
on time every week, which is impos
sible unless al) copy, both news and
advertisements, is received on time.
The Advertiser wafts congratula
tions and sincere good wishes to our
friends, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Townes
Medlock, while they are enjoying the
ozone of the mountain atmosphere.
May their future be strewn with
flowers and altogether joyous and
On the third page of this issue of
The Advertiser will be found two
prize essays, written by Judson Rea
dy of the Johnston High School and
Isabel Cheatham of the Edgefield
graded school. These essays won priz
es in the recent W. C. T. U. essay
Two splendid Pleasant Lane young
men, Watson Timmerman and George
Broadwater, recently went to Colum
bia and volunteered for service in the
navy and are now at home awaiting
orders. It will, however, probably be
several weeks before they are order
ed to report for duty.
Mr. A. E. Padgett and Mr. W. A.
Byrd returned Friday from Hender
sonville where they attended the an
nual meeting of the South Carolina
Bankers Association. Mr. Padgett
was elected vice-president of the as
sociation, which is no ordinary hon
or. At the next meeting he will be
chosen president of the body.
Do not fail to register at once
for the primary. The time vs ill
expire next Tuesday, the 4th Tues
day in July. Urge your neighbors
and friends to register, if they have
not already lone so.
A Pleasant Party.
Miss Helen Nicholson celebrated
her thirteenth birthday on Friday af
ternoon with a Rook party at which
seven tables played, and about thir
ty happy boys and girls spent one of
the most delightful afternoons of
their lives. Jack Feltham and Julia
Strom were the fortunate winners
of the prizes. At the close of the
game, peach and vanilla ice cream
and cake were served.
On Two Weeks' Furlough.
Mr. M. D. Lyon, Jr., arrived yester
day afternoon for a furlough of two
weeks. From January 27 to July i,
he did not ser foot on laud, being on
on duty on the battleship Pennsyl
vania continuously during that time.
When Mr. Lyon returns he will be
promoted to a more responsible po
sition and will receive $71 per month,
rle has made a splendid record from
the first day he entered the naval
service. Mr. Lyon is being very cor
dially greeted by his friends.
The following is a copy of the an
nouncement issued by Mr. and Mrs.
VV. D. King and the Advertiser, along
ivith a host of others, extends sin
cerest congratulations and good wish
2s to our friends, Mr. and Mrs. Hen
ry Townes Medlock:
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. King
announce the marriage of their
Mr. Henry Townes Medlock
on Thursday, July the eleventh
Nineteen hundred and eighteen
Greenwood, South Carolina
LOST: Sunday afternoon between
my home and Mr. W. H. Dom's a
gold scholarship medal with this in
scription: "E. H. Folk Edgefield
Graded School." Reward will be paid
if returned to J. P. Nixon.
I desire to notify my friends and
the public generally that I have ac
rjuired the barber shop in the base
ment beneath the store of Reynolds
und Padgett and will appreciate your
patronage, doing my utmost always
to prive perfect satisfaction.
Your patronage will be appreciated
E. D. Corley.
To Drive uut Malaria
And Build Up The Syste/ii
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
What you are taking, as the formula is j
printed on ei-ery label, showing it is
Quinine and Iron in a tasteless form.
The Quinine drives out malaria, the I
'.ron builds no the system. 50 cents !
NOTICE TO CANNERS
Anticipating the wants of the people
this summer when the canning and
preserving season opened, we placed
large orders for
FRUIT JARS and TWO and
Let us supply your needs for these
goods. Having bought in large quan
tities we are in a position to make1 very
W. W. ADAMS & CO.
"Indeed? What passage was that?"
"The passage I refer to," answer
ed Father Healey dryly, "was that
from the pulpit to the* vestry room."
A conceited clergyman, more cele
brated for the length of his sermons
than for their eloquence, once asked
Father Healy what he thought of the
one just preached
Notice to Shopping
For a while I am located in
the retail dry goods depart
ment of J. B. White & Co.,
Augusta, Ga., and I extend a
cordial invitation to any of
my Edgefield and Saluda
friends to call on me while in
the city. Respectfully,
JAS. E. HART,
Edgefield, S. C.
TKB lrrcsr roi;
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD.
By W. T. Kinnaird Esq., Probate
Whereas, Walter B. Green, of
said County and State, made snit
to me, to grant him Letters of Ad
ministration of the Estate and ef
fects of Eldred A. Green.
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and Creditors of the said
Eldred A. Green deceased, that they
be and appear before ma, in the
Court of Probate, to be held at
Edgefield, C. H., S. C., at my of
fice on August S, (l9is) next, after
publication thereof, at ll o'clock
in the forenoon, to show cause, if
any they have, why the said Admin
istration should not be granted.
Given under my Hand, this 12th
day of July A. D., 1918.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. C.
Notice of Final Discharge.
TO All WHOM THESE PRESENTS
Whereas, A. S. Tompkins, Sr., has
made application unto this Court for
Final Discharge as Guardian in re
the Estate and Person of A. S. Tomp
kins, Jr., a Minor, on this the 15 day
of June 1918.
THESE ARE THEREFORE, to
cite any and all kindred, creditors,
or parties interested, to show cause
before me at my office at Edgefield
Court House, South Carolina, on the
22 day of July 1918 at ll o'clock
a. m., why said order of discharge
should not be granted.
W. T. Kinnaird,
J. P. C., E. C., S. C.
June 15th 1918.
"Which is the most delicate of the
senses?" asked the teacher.
"The touch," answered Johnnie.
"How's that?" askd the teacher.
"Well," said Johnnie, "when you
sit on a pin, you can't see it, you?
can't hear it, you can't taste it but
you know that it's there."-Boston
We have misplaced some of our steel
drums. You are warned to not use
them for storage purpose unless it is
purchased from us. In the mean time
either deliver or advise our local repre
sentative, S. E. Asbell, Johnston, S. C.,
the number you have on hand.
AIKEN, S. C. ... . HEAD