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Influenza Has Subsided After
Taking Heavy Toil. Schools
We hear the "flu" has somewhat
subsided, we hope-it has been con
quered forever, for it is such a terri
ble thing. So many homes left deso
late and many broken up entirely.
So many orphans, so many wives left
without husband or children. Many
men left without wife" to help take
care cf hi:; children. Mother and sis
ter left with no one to take care of
them and make a support for them,
that is our case and it certainly is a
terrible thing. We miss him all the
time, more and more. But that does
not bring him back nor any one else
that can fill his place. We cannot
wish his sweet rest broken and have
him back in this world of trouble and
suffering; but we miss him so much
and don't know how to do without
him He was my playmate and chum
in all our childhood, and comfort
and support ever since before he
was grown. No one can take his
We know how to sympathize with
those who have lost their loved ones.
Dr. Briggs' wife, mother, brothers
and sisters, each have our heartfelt
sympathy, And so has Mrs. Mattie
Mccutcheon, who lost her husband,
Mr. Greg McCutcheon at his home in
Bishopville, S. C., after a long illness
of typhoid fever. She and her bab/
had the "flu" while he was so ill,
they have come home with her father
Rev. P. B. Lanham.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bunch went
to eee them cn Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. McKie went
to Augusta Saturday, so suppose
they are all well of influenza.
Mrs. J. H. Harrison is quite sick,
though was resting quietly Sunday.
Miss Pearl McKie is critically ill,
hope to hear of her improvement
soon. She has been in bed the greater
part of the time since September.
Mrs. S. V. Bunch has been quite
We are glad to hear Mr. Barker's
family is all up again.
Mrs. George Townes and two chil
dren returned to Aiken a week ago
Sunday, after a visit of two weeks
to her aunt, Mrs. Milton Barker.
We were glad to find Mrs. D. B.
Hammond and little girl about well
Glad to say Master Francis Ham
mond is almost well after the "flu."
Mr. Mat Hightower has been sick,
we hope he is very much better now.
He failed to come back this past
week to finish some work for Mr.
Harry Bunch, but we hope he feeling
The schools have opened again but
some of the children were too sick to
attend for several days.
Miss Sallie DeLaughter has not
been called back to her school yet on
account of the influenza which is
still raging in the neighborhood of
Woman's Christian Temper
The December meeting of the
W. G. T, LT. was entertained in the
jonie of the louai treasurer .Mrs.
AV. A. Byrd on Monday afternoon,
there being -a fail and enthusiastic
Mrs. I). B. Hollingsworth con
ducted the d?votions from the i4(Jth
?'salm. Visitors were welcomed,
Mrs. Mamie Walker of Augusta
and Mrs. McKibben who is a mem
ber of the Atlanta union, and two
members Mrs. Hettie Brown of
Greenville and Mrs. Abe Broad
water of Cleora who are not pres
ent at many meetings on account of
A splendid talk was made by
Mrs. Abner Broadwater on the
'"Concensus of medical opinion un
favorable lo the use of alcohol as a
medicine in influenza" giving the
opinions of the health commission'
ers of all the large cities of our
country and many eminent physi
cians, ending, with what Mr?.
Broadwater said was after all the
foundation of all good advice and
that was the sta'enTent of the
scriptures that "Wino is a mock
strong drink is raging and whoso
ever is deceived, thereby is not
Mrs. J. L. Minis gave a resume
of the wonderful events which have
taken place since our last meeting,
including the closing of all the
breweries in the United States on
December 1; the prohibition vic
tories in Wyoming, Nevada, Ohio
and Florida the ratification of the
national prohibition amendment by
the state of Florida, the distribu
tion of the programs for the first
celebration ot Frances Willard or
Temperance day in the public
schools of South Carolina.
Mrs. Tillman led in an expres
sion of Thanksgiving for all the
Lord's great benefits to us, and at
the close of this presented to Miss
Nita Ouzts a prize of $2.00 for the
best student in Miss Major's domes
lie seience class in bread making.
admired by the members.
Mrs. Shannonhouse sang The
Lam! Where Old Glory Waves",
and previous to the collection for
the French orphan, Mrs. W. C.
Tompkins read a "France Land
Lullaby," tho free will offering
amounting to 85.25 for the French
orphan. - '
Contributions were also brought
for tho "Door of Hope," which"
will be loft with Mrs. W. B. Cog
burn until all members have had an
opportunity to contribute. The box
will be sent early next week.
Mrs. Coirburn announced the ar
rival of two babies in the homes of
W. C. T. lr. mothers, Vivian Ever
ett a little daughter at the home of
Mr. and M nf. T. A. Hightower,
and Robert Ly tie, Jr., at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Young.
Announcement was made of the
state executive of the W. C. T. U.
in the Frat Baptist chinch of Co
lumbia on Wednesday of this
At the close of the meeting de
lightful refreshments of nut jelly
and White .Mountain cake was
served by little Miss Mary Lillie
Contributions to United
Long Branch School District.
L. C. Clark . $15.00
J. A. Claxton . 10.00
B. D. Derrick. 10.00
E. L. Scott. 10.00
G. W. Scott. 10.00
W. T. Thompson . 5.00
D. G. Derrick . 5.00
Ben Jones ?. 5.00
Oscar Clark... 5.00
R. L. Williams. 5.00
Silas. Yonce. 5.00
J. B.' Clark . 5.00
J. A. Clark. 5.00
Claude Clark. 5.00
Joe Clark . 5.00 j
J. B. Rhoden. 5.00
Willie Derrick . 15.0U
Ed Morris. 2.50 !
H. J. Yonce . 2.50
J. B. Thompson . 2.50
Cecil Thompson . 2.001
Mrs. D. G. Derrick. 2.00
Mahlen Clark . 2.00?
G. L. Salter. 2.00!
Simm Clark . 2.00!
Albert Temples . 2.00 j
James Temples . 2.001
Milledge Randall . 2.00
Mrs. W. T. Thompson. 1.00 j
Grady Derrick . 1.00
Miss Myrtie Derrik . 1.00 j
Herbert Salter. 1.00
Doc Clark. 1.00
J. D. Yonce . 5.00,
Willis Simkins (colored) - 1.00?
The amount contributed to thc
United War Work from Long Branch
School District is $149.00.
E. L. SCOTT, Chairman.
South Meriwether School District.
The amount collected in South
Meriwether School District is $38.00.!
H. F. COOPER, Chairman.
H. F. Cooper. 20.00,
L."S. Stevens. 10.00
C. B. Murrah . 1.00
Lorry Knight. 1.00;
Matthew Blalock . 1.00
Sam Elam . .35
Jack Huimos .... :. .50
Randal Basket. 1.00
Sam Elam. Jr. 1.00
Gillie rt Holmes. .75
Wash Bright.50 j
E. M. Bunch. 1.001
S. A. Bunch.50
McKcndrec School District.
J. N. Shaffer. 1.00
Mil!.rey Shaffer . 1.00
L. O. Shaffer. 1.00
J. M. Shaffer. 2.00
W. E. Penn . 1.00
G. W. Robertson . 5.00
Henry Green . 1.00
Elliott Adams . 1.00
Arthur Roberson . 1.00
George Gordon . 1.00
W. B. Mathis. 1.00
Willie Harling. 1.00
John Williams . 1.U0
Janie Robertson . l.UU
Earnest Harling. LOU
Lawyer Roberson. l.UU
Clarence Gray . 1.00
John Roberson. 1.00
John Jones. 1.00
Carlington Nicholson . l.UU
Calvin Smith . 1.00
Will Tixley . 1.00
Wise School District.
S. B. Mays. 20.UO
Mrs. S. B. Mays . 5.00
L. Y. Bryant. 10.00
B. M. Sullivan and Sister . . 5.00
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Fair_ 10.00
W. R. Timmei-man . 7.00
F. F. Rainsford . 25.00
Mrs. F. F. Rainsford . 10.00
J. A. Smith . 2.00
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. K. Smith. 10.00
C. A. Wells . 5.00
S. W. Miller. 2.UU,
Geo. T. Swearingen. 50.uo
Miss Lila Roper . 1.00
Loman Harris . 10.00
Mr.s. Loman Harris. 5.00
B. C. Bryant. 5.00
J. M. Mays . 10.00
W. E. Ouzts. 5.00
A. A. Clicatham . .. 5.00
Henry Bests. 1.00
Joe Curry. 1.00
Willie Curry. 1.00
Entier Collier. . 1.00
Willie Weaver. 1.25
, ? . . . . Hi". '
(Continued next week.)
Funeral of Sergeant
The body of Sergeant Warren
Hill, with military escort, reached
Edgefield Thursday night from
Camp Sevier and the universal es
teem in which he was he hi here at
home was evidenced by the great
throng that met the incoming train
at the station. The casket wrap
ped in a large United States Hag,
was carried to the Methodist
church where it was left for the
Friday morning at ll o'clock
the funeral was conducted by Kev.
A. L. Gunter. The numerous floral
tributes, the largest and most beau
tiful collection ever before seen in
Edgetield, that covered the casket
and were banked about the chancel
railing, were silent expressions of
affection for the faithful ye ung
soldier and expressions of sympa
thy for his loved ones. Sergeant
Hill's company, which was repre
sented at the funeral by Lieut.
Schwarting, sent two exceedingly
beautiful floral designs.
The beautiful tribute, uttered in
conversation by Lieut. Schwartingj
while here and the expressions of j
highest esteem in the letter publish
ed in this issue from Capt. Gillespie
to Mrs.'Sadie Hill should be of
lasting comfort to the bereaved
members of this broken family
The large flag which enveloped
the casket, provided by the gov
ernment as a tribute to his faith
fulness and loyalty, was presented
by Lieut. Sch waning to Mrs. Hill,
and will bc treasured by the family, j
"BRICK FOR SALE.
We will soon begin the
tearing away of the oil mill
buildings and will offer second
hand brick for sale at $8.50
per thousand. Now is your
opportunity to buy good
brick at almost half prices.
T. A. HTGHTOWEK,
I am in the market for
Hides and Furs
such as mink, muskrat, Coon
Highest prices paid.
Edgefield, S. C.
For Sale Ginning
One l?-horse power gas engine.
One G0-saw Lummus gin.
One power cotton press.
Two mules, one 120V pounds and
one 900 pounds.
ll. G. BUNCH,
North Augusta, S. C.
I have again opened up my
market, and will cany a full
line of groceries in connection
with my market. I will have
fresh meat every day in the
1 will make a specialty of
''White House" Coffee and
Tea. Also Swift's Oremium
and Montebello hams.
Hignest Prices Paid for
On With the Christmas Rush and Every Department Is ,
Overflowing With Useful Christmas Gifts
We have studied the situation carefully und selected only the
most useful, yet attractive articles for the Christmas trade.
A beautiful array of Handkerchiefs in fancy boxes in quantities of
three, four and six to thc box. Prices from 35c to 75c per box.
Also men's initial handkerchiefs in boxes, different prices.
Children's dainty handkerchiefs in Christmas boxes.
We are making a special showing of silk and lisle hosiery for the
All these articles are boxed, ready for mailing.
Silk hosiery in all the leading shades from 89c to $4.130 a pair.
Lisle hosiery from 35c to $1.00 a pair.
Gloves, this is a wonderful department, every pair new and neat,
and shades very desirable.
Kid gloves of mannish, walking style. Special for $2.50.
Genuine French kid gloves in the most up-to-date colorings for
Kayser's chammoisette gloves in white and black. Special for
Kayser's silk gloves from 75c to $1.50.
Umbrellas and Parasols
Rainproof umbrellas of heavy quality, Gloria, Pri?es $1.50
All silk umbrellas, guaranteed rainproof, from $2.50 to ?10.
A very useful and desirable Christinas present.
Petticoats of rich sateen and genuine Heatherbloom. Special
Black and and sold silk petticoats from $3.50 to $10.00.
Shirt waists of exquisite voile, plain tailored and trimmed.
Prices $1.00 to $5.00.
Blouses of distinctive and individual styles in Georgette
and Crepe de Chine. Prices $3.45 to $12.50.
Raincoats, blankets, comforts, suits, coats and kimonas, prices
specially for this month.
ISRAEL MUKASHY .
o Your Christmas Shopping
Do Not Wait for the Usual Rush. Make Useful Gifts
We have many articles in our various lines that will
be acceptable as well as useful gifts for friends and rel
atives. We have just received a large line of Handker
chiefs, Ties, Hosiery, etc.
Our shoe line is most complete, from which you can
fit each member of the family.
Our dry goods department is full of the many arti
cles which make up this important line, and at prices
that will please you.
Make our store your headquarters while in town;
E. S. RIVES.