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Official Program cf South C;
dina Frances Willard
-, > Temperance Day.
W. C. f. TJ. Crusade Psalm, 1
A pupil to come upm the sti
with the United Statis flag. Childi
give flap: salute after which use ?
recitation, "A Stainless Banner.'
^ Flag Salute.
"I pledge allegiance to my flag, a
the principles for which it stam
One nation indivisible with libel
and justice for all."
THE STAINLESS BANNER.
"Make the flag a stainless banner,
Make this old red, white and bl
Free from shame ana from dishon
Ture and beautiful and true!
Stainless, glory-flag forever,
Fling its folds unto the skies
That our hearts may leap whercv
O'er our heads the banner flu
"''Make it stainless in its beauty,
Flag of worship, flag of truth.
, Lifting us, a mighty nation,
Onward, eaprer. as in youth!
Stainless, spotless, unshamed eve
Flag of freedom and of law,
Beauteous banner of our glory, "
'Round whose symbols let us dra\
"Make this flag a flag of honor,
Smirch it not with stain of wron
Lift it free of every blemish .
O'er the foreheads of the thronj
Stainless now and stainless ever,
Flag for which the freeman fough
Oh, behold how pure its beauty,
Make it pure in deed and thought
Talk by Teacher-Why We Ol
serve Temperance Day:
We are told by one of the olde:
and wisest of the Greek writei
(Xenophon) that temperance mear
first moderation in healthful induli_
ence and secondly abstinence froi
things dangerous. We must be car<
ful and moderate in our eating an
drinking of good things. Our bodic
require food but they do not nee
too many strawberries, although the
are good and even luscious to th
taste, or too much ice cream, or to
many peanuts, or even more brea
and butter and potatoes than we ca
digest. We must build up our bodie
with healthful materials but we mus
also remember that too much of an;
healthy material is harmful. Long
fellow, in his Building of the Ship
"Build me straight, O worth:
Strong ?and staunch a goodly vesse
That shall laugh at all disaster
Arid with wave and whirlwinc
Our first decision then on thu
Tpmperance Day will be that we wil
be moderate'in our eating and drink
ing of good things.
Then we must be equally willing
to abstain-from taking into our bod
ies anything that is dangerous tc
them. What would be dangerous? Al
once we see that everything that is
poisonous would be dangerous foi
.poisons are so-named because ol
their danger to the body. We must
first cleariy understand what a poison
is. A good definition of a poison is
this: "A poison is any substance that
when taken into the"-system acts in
a hurtful manner." Opium and arse
nic and strychnine are -poisons, they
almost immediately cause death after
taking them. But there is another
form of poison which docs not seem
quite so dangerous because the poi
son acts more slowly. It is ca'.led al
cohol and is mixed with water and
hops and berries and grains to make
it taste better, but it is always a poi
son whether it is found in whisky or
brandy or bitters or in wine, beer or
cider. All of the different states of
the union have laws requiring that
the children shall be taught the truth
concerning alcohol and we observe
Temperance Day because Ave want to
begin, our teaching of this subject in
a strong and forceful way. It is also
well for us to know that jthere are
various kinds of poisons. We some
times speak about the poison of cor
rupt communication. That is when a
boy or girl tells a low, vulgar story,
thus poisonir.fr the mind of the one
to whom it is told. Or we speak of
the poison of gossip because telling
stories about one another also in
Now alcohol is a poison that both
injures the bodily tissues and also
causes men to become so degraded
that they tell low stories, commit
crime and are greatly injured in
. character. Alcohol is thus a double
poison. It is our purpose today to
bring before you these truths in song
and story that the seed of temper
ance in all things may grow in your
Story of Frances Willard's life as
a child in five pictures. First picture
in her home.
In the first picture Frances is out
of doors at Forest Home, near Janes
ville, Wisconsin. Forest Home is
where she lived twelve years from
the time she was seven years old.
Here with her brother Oliver and sis
ter Mary she was as happy as a bird.
She loved Rock River that rippled
merrily near her hom ;; loved the pas
tures and woods, the buttercups, dai
lies and clover blossoms, and the
sweet smelling pinks in her mother's
garden, and she would kiss the fra
grant messes and violets when they
carne back again after a sleep under
the winter snow. ST?e helped her fath
er plant n long, lone row nf OVPT
green trees opposite their country
home. She studied his botany, and he
showed her how to use the micro
scope while she peened hilo the hearts
of her favorite wild-flowers. As she
wished to know all things she asked
her parents questions about every
thing she could not understand
and talked of God and the wonder
world He had made. Sometimes when
lying in the midst of the corn field
to listen to the rustle of the silky
tasseled tops, she would reach her
hand up toward the sky. hoping God
would touch it.
Frances Willard loved God and
the beautiful world He has given us
When the children were making
Fort City, the first thing agreed to
after naming it was that it should
have no saloons and no billiard halls !
and of course, it would need no jail. !
In a small school house, built for the I
Willard children and those from
neighboring farms, Frances enjoyed
the, singing for she had a rich, musi- ?
cal contralto voice. One song she I
liked better than all the others, and !
when the children sang it the rafters
seemed to ring with the echo of their
words, "God Speed the Right." ^ j
Second Picture-Frances at Play. \
Second Child. |*
The three children at Forest Home
were taught by their wise mother to
make toys and to play games which
would help them live right and use
ful lives. Their greatest fun was when
they made believe they lived in Fort
City. They laid out streets, planted
trees and built a bank and a post
office. Frances was the mayor, and
they had a Board, of Trade, a daily
paper, a tax gatherer, and^two vol
umes pf laws to govern the city.
Frances Willard learned a great,
many useful things while she romped
Third Picture-Frances With Her
Pets. (Third Child.)
A droll collection you will agree:
Fido the dog, Trudge the Maltese
kitten; Dime thc calf, Semmie the
lamb, Sulkey the pig, Stumpy the
little lame chicken, Roly-Poly the
tame mouse,--and Beauty and Bright
ly the dear little rabbits.
. Frances Willard dearly loved her
pets and was always kind to every
Fourth Picture-Her Patriotism.
Frances marched with her brother
and sister and Fido the dog in a
fourth of July procession. Her little
heart was full of love for our coun
try, and she wanted to carry a flag.
Her mother helped her make one,
and the little girl waved it proudly
aloft, although it was only a pillow
case with red calico stripes, and with
gilt paper stars in the corner. Fran
ces Willard was a patriotic, peace
loving little girl and began when a
child to march for her country.
Fifth Picture-Frances Willard as
a temperance girl. (Fifth Child.)
In the big family Bible at Forest
Home Frances' mother carefully
wrote a temperance pledge, and after
father and mother had signed it, the
children wrote their names-Oliver,
the eldest, first, then Frances, and
lastly dear little Mary. This is the
A pledge we make' no wine to take,
Nor brandy red that turns the head,
Nor fiery rum that ruins home,
Not whisky hot that makes the sot,
Nor brewer's beer, for that we fear,
An-i ider, too, will never do
To iench our thirst we'll always
Cold water from the well or spring;
So here we pledge perpetual hate
To all that can intoxicate.
FRANCES WILLARD A GREAT
First Pupil.-Pre-eminent among
all temperance reformers stands Fran
ces E. Willard for many years presi
dent of both National and World's
Woman's Christian Temperance Un
ion. She left the study of books to
study men and women and says of
herself, "Instead of peace I was to
participate in war; Instead of the
sweetness of home, never more dear
ly loved than I had loved it, I was to
become a wanderer on the face of
the earth; instead of libraries, I was
to frequent public halls and railway
cars; instead of scholarly and cul
tured men, I was to see the dregs of
saloon and gambling house and haunt
of shame." Frances E. Willard was
the best Known and best loved among
women reformers of her time. She
gave her life to save the world from
drink and the world honors her mem
(Continued on page Six.)
F Oft SALE-A 309 Acre
well improved, farm near
Trenton, on the Augusta Road.
Well watered, weil improved,
Splendid dwelling, barns,
Fine crops of cotton, corn,
wheat, oats this year. Let me
drive you over the very best
farm available. Hurry!
\ E. J. NORRIS, V
Real Estate and Ins.
Edgefield, S. C.
I PRESSING CLUB
j I take this'means of letting the
j people know that I have re-opened
my pressing club, and will appre
ciate their patronage. I am better
prepared than ever to clean and i
press all kinds of garments, both
j for ladies and gentlemen. All work
I guaranteed. Let me know when
!j'ou have work and I will send for :
it and make pron.pt delivery.
? Sheppard Building Down Stairs
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gle Mills, Engines. Boilers,
Supplies and Repairs, Porta
ble, Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files. Belt
and Pipes, WOOD SAWS
GINS and PRESS REPAIRS
NOTICE OF FINAL DIS
To All Whom These Presents May
Whereas, W. (-L O nz ts?, has made
application onto this Court for
Final Discharge as Administrator
in re ^the Estate of Mrs. Isabella
Ouzts deceased, on this the 10th
day of September 19IS.
These Are Therefore, to cite any
and all kindred, creditors, or par
ties interested, to show cause before
me at my office at Edgefield Court
House, South Carolina, on the 22nd
day of October 10IS 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.
Sept. 16- 4t.
Buy War Saving
Stamps until ,
you can't see.
Then see me.
Geo. F. Minis,
Edgefield, S. C.
FOR SALE-Good brood mare
and mule colt.
A. A. EDMUNDS.
FOR SALE-One dark bay mare
-at a bargain if sold in ten days.
MRS. A. F. OUZTS,
Edgefield, S. C., Route 3.
FOR SALE-Four nice Essex
Duroc Pigs 6 weeks old at five dollars
each'. 0. B. ANDERSON,
Edgefield, S. C.
The acute labor
I farmer to supply I"
g vice possible. We
should 'interest- the
One and a half hoi
Tilting Table W<
Feed Grinders, Cai
Large stock of I
Piping; Fittings, E
I and Oils.
We can deliver
tachment, within t
Come to us for j
The County Treasurer's office will
be open for the purpose of receiving
taxes from the 15th day of October,
1918, to the 15th day of March, lp 19.
All taxes shall be due and payable
between the 15th day of October,
1918, and December 31st, 1918.
That when taxes charged shall not
be paid by December 31st, 1918, the'
County Auditor shall proceed to add
a penalty of one per cent, for Janu
ary, and if taxes are not paid on or
before February 1st, 1919, the Coun
ty Auditor will proceed to add two
per cent, and five per cent additional,
from the 1st of March to the 15th of
March, after which time all unpaid
taxes will be collected by the Sheriff.
The tax levies for the year 1918
are as follows:
For Ordinary County
For Constitutional School Tax
For Bacon School District
For Blocker '
For Blocker-Limestone ' 4
For Colliers 4
For Flat Rock 4
For Oak Grove 3
For Red Hill 4
For Edgefield S
For Elmwood No. 8 2
For Elmwood No. 9 2
For Elmwood No. 30 2
For Elmwood L. C. 3
For Hibler . 3
For Johnston- ll
For Meriwether (Gregg) 21
For Moss 3
For Ropers 2
For Shaw 4
For Sweetwater 4
For Trenton 8 %
For Wards 2
For Blocker R. R. (portion) 15
For Elmwood R. R. (portion) 15
For Johnston R. R. 3
For Pickens R. R. 3
For Wise R. R. IV*
For Corporation ll
All the male citizens between the
ages of 21 years and 60 years, except
those exempt by law, are liable to a
poll tax of One Dollar each. A capi
tation tax of 50 cents each is to be
paid on all dogs.
The law prescribes that all male
citizens between the ages of 18 and
55 years must pay $2.00 commuta
tion tax. No communtation is includ
ed in the property tax. So ask for
road tax receipt when you desire to
pay road tax.
JAMES T. MIMS,
Co. Treas. E. C.
For Rent: Good two or three-horse
farm. Good land well fenced, good
orchard, plenty of water. Apply to
H. S. Gardner, North Augusta, S. C.
FOR SALE- A lot of best grade
of Texas and Fulghum oats for seed.
See me before buying. S. F. LOGAN.
Tl i ?
situation makes it necessary for every
lis farm with every labor-saving de
have just receiyed the following that
: farmers of Edgefield county at this \
> Oil Engines with built-in magneta.
.se power, 3-horse power and 6-hor?e
Dod Saws, Cord Wood Saws all sizes,
ie Mills and Evaporators.
Belting, Lace,.Lace Leather, Babbit,
jectors, Injectors, Lubricators, Grease
two shingle saws, with bolting at
rhe next two weeks.
rour machinery needs.
d & Kerna^han .
FISK N0N'SKID TIRES
h A real investment
on which you realize
foll value in mileage
and Fisk Service,
with an initial price
that is attractive.
Eidson-Yonee Motor Co.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets -
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
Distributors of Marathon Tires and Tubes. None better, but our price
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
See our representative, C. E. May.