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MP Office No 61 $?
Residence, No. 17^
Wednesday, December ll
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. ?nd Mrs. T, W. Lamb spent
Tuesday in Edgefield,
Mr.O. L. Dobson c;.me up from
Augusta Monday to vsiit his mother,
Mrs. Emma Dobson.
Mrs.-Carrie Forest.Mr. and Mrs. Guy
Forrest of Saluda county were a
mohg the visitors in Edgetield Mon
Miss Hortense Woodson has gone
to Augusta to spend the winter with
her sister Mrs. Walter McDonald.
Misses Helen Dorn and Kathleen
Walsh who are teaching at Red Hill
spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs
W. H. Dorn.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn and
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Cogburn spent
Sunday in Greenwood with Mr. and j
Mrs. W. S. Cogburn.
Two soldiers have been granted
honorable discharges, Levi Holmes;
and Frank Rearden, they are in
town to-day and are being warmly
greeted by their friends.
Mrs. J. L. Minis and Mrs. Mamie |
N. Tillman attended the Execuiiive
Meeting of the Woman's Missionary ?
Union at the Baptist Church of Col
umbia on Friday.
Mrs. J. B. Kennerly has gone to
Blenheim to spend sometime with j
Mrs. Raymond Rogers, who will re- j
turn with her to spend the Christmas
The friends of Miss Willie Peak
will regret to learn that she has an ;
attack of influenza at Winthrop Col- j
. lege. We hope it will prove to be but j
a mild case.
Miss Ella Belle Scurry is at home
from Due West where she has been
attending college. The school was i
closed a little earlier on account of .
the prevalence of influenza.
Mrs. Janies Gri?Tm and her two j
pretty little grandaughters, Mary
and Estelle Rafter, returned to Co
lumbia Monday after spending a
week here with rclatves.
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn, Mrs. Mamie
N. Tillman and Mrs. J. L Mims went
to Columbia to-day to attend the ex- *
ecutve board of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance Union. I
Joe Hammond is at home enjoying '
a furlough of ten days. He came up j
to Edgetield this morning and was:
cordially greeted by his friends hoirc. 1
He wiil return Monday to the naval :
training at Great" Lakes. Illinois.
Mr. Frank Powell and Miss Flor- j
ence Powell who formerly resided ;
in Edgefield but now hail from Fruit !
Hill. Saluda county, were among the 1
visitors in Edgefield Saturday and j
were cordially e.reeted by their
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Dobson and
little daughter Emma spent Sunday ?
with Mrs. Emma Dobson, coming
over from Beech Island in choir car. j
They brought with them Mr. and Mrs i
William Walker and Misses Laura !(
and Elizabeth Fair who visited Miss \
Mrs. W. S. Coirburnhas baen e
lected as organist of the South Main
Street Baptist Church at Greenwood.
Mrs. Cogburn has always been a gift
ed musician, and Edgefield is glad to
contribute of her many talents to her
sister town of Greenwood,especially\]
for such a noble and beautiful ser-!<
vice as this.
All of Edprefield welcomed Captain
and Mrs. P. M. Feltham on their ar
rival last week. The sympathies of
the whole community had gone out
to him on account of his tinfortunate
accident, SZw it was a great joy to
see him again looking so well and ap
parently so entirely restored. Capt.
and Mrs. Feltham are with Mrs. Fel
tham's mother and aunt, Mrs. Hart
ley and Miss Ella Bates.
Mrs. Mamie Walker who makes
her home in Augusta, but who always
loves Edgefield and the old home
church at Red Oak Grove, spent last
week and a part of this visiting Mrs.
Mallie Dorn and other friends in
Edgefield. Dr. Edward Walker, her
son has been in France for many
months as a Captain of a Dental
Corps. Mrs. Walker is now leader of
the Sunbeams, secretary of the Mis
sion Society and teacher of the Ju
nior Philatheas in the Curtiss Bap
tist Church of Augusta.
Mr. John T. Nicholson of Ridge
Spring is a welcome visitor in Edge
Mr. J. M. Law+on of Savannah
came over to Edgcfield for several
days last week, and was heartily
welcomed by his friends.
Sergent Trezevant Timmons, ac
companied by three of his comrades
came over from Camp Jackson for ? j
hurried visit to Edgefield Monday, j
All who have not selected their i
season tickets for thc lyceum are re- j
quested to do so at once. The first
entertainment will bc given in the
opera house Monday night.
.Mr. O. Sheppard, Hon. li. E.
Nicholson and Mr. J. ti. HolLand
attended the annual grand lodge
ui Charleston.? Mr. Nicholson was
elected junior grand warden.
Willie Adams is now at home
from his duties in Che aviation
branch of the servie--' with an hon
orable discharge in his pocket. He
lias been very cordially welcomed.
J. 1). Holstein, Jr., reached home
Sunday from CampSevier on a per
manent furlough-having an hon
orable discharge. His friends have
given him a warm hand clasp.
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Broadwater of
Cleora were in Edgc-fieild Monday,
Mrs. Broadwater, so pleasantly re
membered as Miss Pauline' Byrd at
tending the meeting of the Woman's
Christian Temperence Union.
Mr. W. B. Posey of Trenton will
handle mules and horses this season
as he did last season. We saw him
recently and he was then about to
leave for the western market to pur
chase stock for his Trenton sales
It is safe to say that Vice- Presi
dent Marshall did not offer any ob
jection to the going abroad of Presi
dent Wilson. For the first time in the
history of this great Republic of ours
the vice- president presided at the
regular cabinet meeting yesterday.
Herbert Williams has been grant
ed an honorific, discharge from the
navy, having reached home Sunday.
So far as we are informed at this
time, Herbert's discharge has been
the first to be granted to any one in I
the naval service from this county.
Mr. W. A. Edmunds, thc eldest son
of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Edmunds, is
now serving the Chronicle as lino
type operator. Mr. Edmunds has
worked in this capacity in a large
number of newspaper offices. His
friends have welcomed him very cor
An opportunity will be given farm
ers to buy pure bred Duroc-Jcrsey 1
pigs at Edgefield next Monday. Mr.
J. F. Walker advertises in this issue
that he wili sell some pigs at auction
from the nure bred which he purchas
ed through the Barde of Edgefield last I
spring. There is no better breed any- i
udieie. This is registered stock.
Next Sunday morning at 11:30,
Edgefield; Afternoon at 3:30, Tren
ton. Important notices at both places.
Church Notice. y
..Divine services at First Baptist j
Church this coming Sabbath at 11:30 !.
j'clock. Sunday School at 10:15.1
Mass meting in interest of Red Cross .
viii be held at night at the usual;
lour for preaching. A lecture by Mr.1
Thomas McNally will be given. Pray-j
;r meetiing next Wednesday night at | '
r:l"). To all of these services, all are .
cordially invited and urged to attend, j
Robert C. Lee, Pastor. j
Service Flag Raising.
In another column wil be seen the
programme cf the Service Flag rais
ing which will take place on our pub
ic square Friday afternoon at 3:30
j'clock. We hope that all the people
3f our county will be present to
make this occasion the mest notable
in our county. We will celebrate the
signing of the armistice. While we do
tonor to the memory of those of our
neroes who have fallen on the field
af glory, andadd laurels to the brow
jf all the men who have been spared
and are still doing heroic service in
this period of reconstruction.
A.s the boys return to their native
land from a foreign shore, or from
the Camps of our own country, let
mern see and hear every possible
nanisfestion of our appreciation of
their valiant service. The Service
Flag will be a memorial of our es
. Here are a few suggestions for
Christmas present for lady or gentle
man friend: Solid gold brooches,
lavalliers, cameo pins, rings, both
plain and with sets, stick pins, cuff
Come in and see them.
Penn & Holstein.
On Friday afternoon, December
20th, at 3:00 o'clock, the Edgefield
Chapter of thc American Red Cross
will hold its annual meeting.
The public is invited.
Hortense Padgett, Secretary.
_A Christmas Gift to the Or-_
On Sunday morning at the Bap
tist Sunday School it was decided to
furnish the Christmas gifts for one
of the homes at Connie Maxwell Or
phanage. This home contains twen
ty one young people ranging from
fourteen to sixteen year's, all boys
except two. About $00.00 was very
cheerfully contributed for this noble
First Lyceum Entertainment.
Next Monday evening the Kcllam
Quartet will give thc first lyceum en
tertainment of the season in the op
era house. These four artists have
been iv. iking their tours for ten
years, delighting large audiences and
having no trouble in making return
engagements. Do not fail to hear
them in the opera house Monday
night. A miscellaneous'' programme
will be given, affording entertain
ment for all who attend.
"County Service Flag
Hon. B. E. Nicholson, presiding.
Music by Machine Gun Hand,
Invocation, Kev, R. G. Lee, pas
tor Baptist church.
Music by band as ilag is raised.
Presentation of Service Flag to
Edgefield county-Ex-Gov. John (
Music by band.
Acceptance of Hag for counts
Hon. J. L. Mi ms, chairman Selec
Patriotic music. N
Major Blanton of the General's
stall' will be present, and also Major!
Barton of tire Machine Gun Head
Abd ress-Dr. C. E. Burts.
Walter Ryan Wounded
Several days ago Mr. and Mrs.
P. E. Ryan received an official tele
gram stating that their son, Wal
ter, had been wounded in action.
This morning Mr. Ryan received
two letters froin Walter, statiug
that he was wounded November i?,
by having his ri?ht foot badly lac
erated and also received two
wounds in his left leg. It became
necessary io amputate his right leg
below the knee, ill lbs kiter da
ted November 20, several days af
ter operation, he stated that he was
doing well and would be bent home
in a >hort lime. Wailer's friends
deeply regret his misfortune but a re
thankful tint it was not worse.
Christmas Roll Cali.
The Red Cross Society will not
have any more War Fu::d Campaigns
but it appeals for renewal of mem
bers and their personal interest. The
Christmas Roll Call therefore is to
enroll memberships for the year of
L919. .Membership fee is ONE DOL
LAR. A badge, service flag and Red
Cross stamps, and the receipt will bc
given to all who enroll. The enroll
ment week begins on December 1G.
Personal workers appointed are as
follows; to carry on thc campaign,
Edgefield Village-Chairman J. G.
Holland; Treasurer and Secretary,
Miss Pearl Padgett' at the Farmer's
Batik; Publicity Chairman, J. G.
Holland; Speakers Bureau. R. G.
Shannonhouse; Team Captain No. 1,
Mrs. Lovic Minis with the following
assistants Miss Virginia Simkins,
Miss Mae Tomkins, Mrs. J. G. Ed
wards, Miss Annie Deloach, Mrs. J.
W. Stewart. Mrs. B. E. Nicholson.
Team Captain No. 2, Mrs. Shan
nonhouse with following assistants,
Miss Pearl Padgett, Miss Marjorie
Tompkins, Miss June Rainsford,
Miss Virginia Addison, Mrs. P. P.
Blalock Jr., Mr. J. H. Allen.
In rural campaign, Captains are
authorized to selec-4 their own depu
ties or assistants. The captains are as
follows: Harmony, G. F. Long, Tren
ton P. G.; Ropers, B. T. Lanham,
Edgefield, R. F. D.; Meriwether, H.
F. Cooper, N. Augusta, R. F. D.;
Fork, J. O. Scott, Morgana P. O.;
Collier, J. N. Grafton, Collier; Red
Hill, J. W. Kesterton, Cold Spring;
Antioch, C. C. Jones, Edgefield R. F.
D.; L'l'jora, P. W. CrTeatham, Cleora;
Blocker, H. L. Williams, Pleasant
Lane; Meeting Street, J. F. Payne,
Edgefield R. F. D.; McKendree, J. M.
Shaffer, Pleasant Lane R. F. D. ;
Waycross, M. B. Hamilton, Edgefield
R. F. D.; Elmwood, J. R. Blocker,
Edgefield R. F. D.
Team Captains will please call for
supplies at Farmer's Bank, or Mr.
Holland, Chairman, and get the
wheels to turning early Monday
morning. Supplies will be ready Fri
ilay of this week.
J. G. Holland, Chairman.
We are ail rejoicing that the war is
I over. Let us now get ready to have
j an enjoyable Christmas. Nothing gives
?us more pleasure than to realize that
i our friends remember us at this glad
I season. No mattter how small the gift
I we should make sure that it is some
f thing useful.
We are showing the most extensive
and prettiest line of Handkerchiefs in
Holiday boxes we have ever carried.
I We also have a very complete line of \
j Ladies' Collars, Ladies' and Misses' Silk
jj and Lisle Hosiery, Ladies' Shirt Waists,
jj etc. See our line before you make your fl
I If anything is needed in Dry Goods or,
? Shoes remember that we handle nothing
I but the best,. and our prices are always.
I "We feel sure that it will be to your:
i advantage to get our prices before yoUj
I buy. Polite and courteous attention:
i to ail.
Meeting of the Edgefi?ld
United Daughters of
The U. D. C. met at the home of
Mrs. J. D. Holstein with the presi
dent, Mrs. Woodser) in the chair. It
was a very interesting meeting and
largely attended. There were several
matters of importance to come up be
fore the daughters before the discus
sion of plans for our memorial.
It was moved by Mrs. B. E. Nichol
son and after thorough discussion,
carried that hereafter this chapter
will serve light refreshments at its
meetings, only two .things being ser
Arrangements were perfected for
sending Christmas packages to thc
The Chapter voted to elect Mrs.
Kate Butler and Mrs. Kate Kinnard
Mrs. Lovic Mims moved that this
Chapter go on record as favoring
simplicity in Christmas giving, that
our gifts be made only to those in
need of special cheer and children.
This was favorably discussed and
carried. Mrs. Minis was asked to
bring it before the other organiza
tion in town that we may have con
A discussion of some length took
place in regard to the plans.for our
memorial, and thc form this memo
rial should take. It was decided by
vote to leave it in the hands of Mrs.
Nicholson as chairman, until our
next meting, and to decido nothing
until we find out whether the State
U. D. C. will erect a monument in
Columbia, in which case our Chapter
might think it best to join in with
The meeting was now turned over
to thc Historian, Mrs. J. M. Wright,
?in absence of Mrs. C. E. May who
was kept at home by sickness. Mrs.
M. N. Tillman, accompanied by the
members of our choir, sang America.
j Mrs. M. C. Marsh read the month
ly letter from our Historian Gener
al, Mrs. Anniei Bachman Hyde; Mrs.
j Nicholson read a report of the war
?work done by the Diivision and Mrs.
Wright gave us a delightful paper
on General A. P. Hill, which closed
the historical programme.
The social half hour was much en
joyed by all as it was the first since
the beginning of the "war. Mrs. Hol
stein served delicious sandwiches and
Our next meeting will be the cele
bration of Lee and Jackson day and
will be held in the school auditorium.
We were glad to welcome Mrs. Lee
at our meeting ?nd hope soon to have
her enrolled as a member.
May wheat for seed, prow cn my own
farm. $2.50 per bushel. M. C. Parker
Found: In public road near the
home of Col. S. B. Mays, a bunch of
keys Owner can get them by calling
at the Advertiser office and paying
for this advertisement.
Notice of Sal'
On Friday, December :
11918, beginning at 11:00
i M.. we will oiFer for sale
public out cry for cash, at t,
home place of AY. M. Ouzj
deceased, two miles south
Kirksey, S. C., the folio wi'
! personal property :
Five head of young m ul
One young horse.
Seven head ot hogs.
Two milch cows.
Two Mitchell wagons, pr?j
Lot of corn.
Lot of fodder.
Lot of farm implemerj
Lot of shop tools.
One mower and rake.
One 8-horse power To}
One portable gin outfit.
One Ford touring car.
The above being persoi|
property of W. M. Ouzts.
G. M. WILLIAMS,!
J. F. OUZTS, JR.,
Administrators of the Esti
of W. M. Ouzts.