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Wednesday, January 22
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Virginia Addison has return
ed fron1, a visit to Anderson.
Miss Louise Bruton of Columbia
is the guest of Miss Helen Tillman
this week. *.
Miss Virginia Simpkins is in Co
lumbia in the Engrossing department
at the State House.
Sam Marcus paid a flying visit to
Edge field this week, being in busi
ness now in Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Welling and
theiv three boys from Columbia have
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jerald La
Mrs. A. A. Woodson left to-day
for Augusta where she will remain
for six or more weeks with her
daughter, Mrs. Walter McDonald.
Mr. Hal H. Green of Montgomery
has been on a visit to friends and
relatives in Edgefield and Trenton,
having been recently discharged from
Mr. W. L. Dobson and family same
over from Beech island on Sunday in
his new seven passenger Case car and ,
spent the day at the home of his
mother, Mrs. Emma Dobson.
Mrs. George Carter who has been
spending several months in Edgefield,
will return to Columbus, Ga., this
week where Mr. Carter has also gone
to resume his business there.
Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Murray of i
Beech Island were guests on Sunday
of Mrs. Emma Dobson and Miss Kel
lah Fair, coming Over with Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Dobson in their car.
Mrs. B. B Jones left last week for
Baltimore, having been called there
on account of the illness of her
daughter, Miss Nell Jones, who was .
improving when we last heard.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Smith returned j
on Sunday from a delightful trip to j
St. Petersburgh. Fla., and other |
points. Mr. W. L. Dunovant Jr., ac
companied them going in their car.
Mr. George F. Mims and Miss Lois
Minis went to Columbia on Sunday
to be present at the meeting of the
Optical Association of which he is an
officer. They returned on Monday
Mrs. Wigfall Cheatham and her ;
sister, Miss Loretta Westmoreland, I
with little Josephine, spent a few
days at Ridge Spring with Mrs. As
bell and Mrs. Sturkey, returning
home Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll .Cogburn and
the children returned in their car to j
their home in Augusta on Monday, ;
all of them having been victims of in- ;
fluenza while on a visit to their pa- !
rents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Mr. M. D. Lyon who has so recent- j
ly been at home on fur'ougn, was
transferred immediately on his re- '
'turn to the Pennsylvania to Charles-1
ton, S. C., where he is on duty on the j
receiving ship. Everybody is glad
that M. D. is nearer home.
Good reports come from Dr. R. A. !
3Iarsh who is in the Columbia Hos- j
pital recovering from influenza. A '
man on the street expressed the I
views of many friends in Edgefield
when he deplored Dr. Marsh's illness !
and said: "He is one of the most use- '
ful men in Edgefield."
Mr. W. P. Yon ce of Johnston has j
purchased the residence of Major T. I
J. Lyon near the Edgefield school, j
and has moved in with his family.
This is one of the most desirable I
locations and convenient homes in j
Edgefield, and Mr. Yonce is welcom
ed into the Buncombe suburbs of
Judge Luther Bell of McCormick
passed through Edgefield a few days
ago on his way to Trenton. He was
looking well and younger than ever,
but in too much of a hurry to talk, so
w ..t not get the opportunity to in
quire about the many friends on the
West side whom we should have been
glad to hear from.
Misses Gladys Rives and June
Rainsford were attendants at the
marriage of Miss Meta Henderson in
Aiken last week. While there Miss
June was taken ill, and Mrs. Rains
ford and Miss Elizabeth both went
over to Aiken for several clays to be
with her. She is greatly improved
and is being well cared for in the
home of Dr. Wyman.
As we go to press, our town is sad
dened by the extreme illness of Dr.
Jas. T. Byrd and Hon. B. E. Nichol
son, both having pneumonia.
The time limit for applying for
government nitrate expires January
25th. Farmers are asked to file their
application at once. No one should
be left out. Application can be made
at any one of the banks, with Mr.
Sam Nicholson, Count}- Distributor,
or County Agent, A. B. Carwile.
Clara Penn, colored, who has nurs
ed so many of the people of Edge
fieid is now sick at her home and du
ring the past month the white neigh
bors have been generous in helping
her. She is very grateful for this help
and says she wants to express to all
who helped, her appreciation, and the
hope that God will repay them.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Corley and their
daughter, Miss Lottie Corley, paid a
visit to the .Advertiser office Monday
and gave a very interesting account
of the visit of their son, Freeman Cor
ley to their home recently. Freeman
has just come back to his ship the Mt.
Vernon in Boston harbor, and had
many vivid descriptions of his nar
row escapes from submarines on
more than one occasion. He says,
like many other loyal sons of Edge
field, that he longs to get home to be
gin a new,crop on the home farm.
Attention D. A. R.
The meeting of thc Daughters of !
the American Revolution was called
off this week on account of influenza
and thc time of meeting will be an
nounced later. The treasurer, Mrs.
James R. Cantelou asks that all dues
be paid to Mrs. J. H. Cantelou on
Main Street, as early as possible, as
that is more convenient for the mern
Watch the Label on Your
Watch the label on your paper and
renew your subscription by the date
of expiration or the paper will be
stopped. The cash-in-advance system
is being enforced to the letter. The
high and low, the rich and poor are
all treated alike. Most people like !
this system better than the old way. j
The government has stopped the old
Miss Major Will Return.
Many people have been inquiring
where Miss Patti Major has gone,
and wondering why we do not see her
familiar face and earnest personality
on our streets. Miss Major is at Win- :
thrp College attending the school for !
Home Demonstrators, and will return
to us in Edgeficld county in Febru
ary. We sincerely hope that by that
time the scourge of influenza will
have abated and she will be able to
continue her good works unhamper
ed, as she has been for the past six
All of Edgefield has been interest
ed for sometime past in the an
nounement of the marriage of Mr.
W. W. Adams and Miss Janie Car
roll who won many friends and ad
mirers on her visits to our town as
thc guest of Misses Annie and Jus- i
On Sunday the 19th, at 10 o'clock '
these beloved young people were j
married at the home of the bride in
McCormick, and left at once by way |
of Greenwood and Atlanta for Flor- ;
ida. They expect to be away about j
icu. days and will make their home j
with Mrs. W. W. Adams when they ?
return to Edgefield.
Mr. Adams has just been recently
discharged from the aviation service,
and these yoting people will be cor
dially welcomed to our community
and to our hearts. Edgefield is a good
place to live in, and we congratulate
Mr. Adams upon his success in bring
ing to Edgefield so valuable an ac
quisition, and cannot refrain from
congratulating Mrs. Adams also.
Mr. F. S. Royster, President of the ?
F. S. Royster Guano Company whose
advertisement appears in this issue,
is a man who has spent his life in the
de\elopement of the fertilizer busi
ness, and is as much interested in the
human side of it now as when he used
to drive around from farm to farm
and sell his output himself. He is al
ways glad to hear, personally, from
old customers who have used his
goods, with accounts of the results
they have obtained, and to old or
new customers will be glad to give
the benefit of his many years expe
rience or the advice of the technical
experts in his employ. If you feel like
writing him, just drop a lrne to F. S.
Royster, Norfolk, Va., and he will bc
glad to hear from you.
Jersey Cow For Sale.
Three-quarter Jersey cow for
sale. Will be fresh to pail in 8 or 10
S. B. Mays.
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lenients being so inclement, they post
poned their meeting till Wednesday
afternoon, when it will convene with
Mrs. J. H. Courtney,
j Friday afternoon thc D. A. R's
I held their meeting at the home of
Miss On ie Miller. That night Miss
Miller entei-iained her young lady
friends with a card party.
Mr. Ed Harrison has returned from
Anderson, where he spent a couple of
weeks there in the hospital with a
mild case of influenza. His son-in-law
and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
Kidson, accompanied by Mrs. Anna
Kidson, went to Greenwood to meet
Mr. Harrison,.and brought him back
through the country in the automo
Miss Effie Privette from Darling
ton is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. H.
Miss Agnes Flythe of Augusta is
a visitor to Miss Dollie Bettis.
it willie of interest to the friends
of Miss Bessie Gaines, to know -that
she left Highland Hospital, Asheville,
the first of this month for Long Is
land College Hospital, Brooklyn, N.
Y., where she goes to finish her
course as a trained nurse. En route,
she visited her sister, Miss Mary
Gaines and other relatives in Wash
The Masonic Lodge held its regu
lar meeting here on Monday night.
The .calls come to so many homes,
leaving them sad and desolate.
Mrs. Waiter Timmennan, formally
Miss Mary Lizzie Wise, fell a victim
to influenza last Wednesday, January
15, leaving her husband and nine
children to mourn her loss. Mr Tim
merman and all the children are sick
I with the same dreadful malady. We
hope they are all improving before
now. We certainly sympathize with
I Saturday, January 18, death en
tered Mr. Bazel Matthew's home,
taking his beloved wife. She was for
mally Miss Stella Adams. Mr. Mat
thews and his little five year old girl
were ill at the same time with influ
enza, and not able to follow their
loved one to her last resting place.
Our sympathies go out to all the
sorrowing ones, for we know what it
is to lose a loved member of the
I We regret to hear of our dear
friends, Mr. J. W. Mundy, Mrs. Julia
Hammond, Miss Sallie Hammond and
Miss Margaret McKie having the flu,
and hope they may, soon be up again.
Have not heard how Mrs. Harri
son's family is, for several days,
j They were better when we last heard,
j Mrs. Eunch continues to feel very
badly. Mrs. Baynon had a bad fall
Sunday a week ago, and has not got
ten over the effects of it yet. Mrs. E.
'J. Barker was very sick Saturday
?and Sunday, but hope she is all right
Mr. Harry Bunch and his family
are better and the children back at
school. We were glad to hear Mrs.
P. E. Lanham was better Sunday, of
the flu. Mrs. Mattie McCutcheon's
baby is also better. She will go for a
?visit to her home in Bishopville as
soon as al! are weil.
The farmers are trying to get fen
ces put up and some cleaning up
done. Mr. Harry Bunch has been do
ini; all he can for us to get hands and
cut wood. Has two families but needs
two more. He and his wages hands
cut and hauled us some wood last
week and we are trying to have it cut
up as it is too cold to be without a
We had an all day rain Friday and
beautiful weather since. Hope- it will
Good mule for sale. Seven year.y
old. Weighs eleven hundred pounds.
J. C. Adams,
Edgefield, S. C., R. F. D. 3.
BUY War Saving
von can't see.
Then see me.
Geo. E. Minis,
Eclgefielc?, S. C.
We liave replenished every department of our shock, and can'
fill your orders for Groceries of ali kinds at the lowest possible
price, quality considered. Come in to see ns when you need
anything in heavy and fancy groceries. We can supply every
thing for your pantry.
We are also well supplied with everything needed for tin
farm in hardware, hames, traces, wagon harness and implements
of all kinds. We carry a large stock, but if we should not have
what von want we will 2'et it on short notice.
We invite our farmer friends to make our store their head
quarters when in town.
The County Treasurer's office will
be open for the purpose of receiving
taxes from the loth dav of October,
1918, to the 15th day ot March, 1919.
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 191S
are as follows:
For Ordinary County
For Constitutional School Tax
For Bacon School District
For Blocker-Limcstone 4
For Colliers 4
For Flat Rock 4
For Oak Grove 3
For Red Hill 4
For Edgelield S
For Elmwood No. 8 2
For Elmwood No. 9 2
For Elmwood No. 30 2
For Elmwood L. C. 3
For Meriwether (Gregg)
?For Blocker R. R. (portion)
(For Elmwood R. R. (portion)
I For Johnston R. R. ?
! For Pickens R. R.
?For Wise R. R.
All the male citizens between the
ages of 21 years and GO years, except
those exempt by law, are liable to a
j poll tax of One Dollar each. A capi
tation tax of 50 cents each is to be
paid on all clogs.
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.
You can change your bicycle into
a two-cylinder motor-driven machine
by adding the Johnson Motor Wheel.
Come in and see them.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
( i tat ion.
Stnte of South Cardina, /
County of Dderefield.- (
By W. T. Kinnaird, Esquire,
Whereas, E. J. Mundy made suit to
?me, to grant him Letters of Admin
istration, cum testamento annexo of
?the Estate of and effects of Mattie
These are Therefore to cite andi
admonish all and singular the kin-J
dred and Creditors of the said Mattief
Mundy, deceased, that they be anc
appear before me, iri the Court ol
Probate, to be held at Edgefield, SJ
C. in my office on January 30th,|
1919 next after publication thereof J
at ll o'clock in the forenoon, to showj
cause, if any they have, why the sai
Administration should not be grant?1
Given under my hand, this 13th ?
day of January, Anno Domini, 1919.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. C., S.C.
Published on each intervening:!
Wednesday until January 30th, 1919
in The Edgefield Advertiser.
?low To Give Quinine To Ch?drer^
FEBRIT.INE ii: tl:? trade-mark name jriven to aa j
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, pleas
ant to take and does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it and never know it is Quinine.
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot |
iakc ordinary Quinine. Docs not nauseate nor
cause nervousness uorringinp in the head. Try
<t the next time you need Quinine for any pur?
pose. Ask for 2 ounce original package. Thc
temi FliURII IN >i is Hewn in bottle. 25 cent*?
I will sell fertilizers for 1919 season and solicit thi
patronage of the farmers of Edgefield county. I a
agent in this section for "Quality Brands" of fertili
made by Coe-Mortimer Company of Charleston,
formulas wjiich they place upon the market are rec<
nized to be the best, having been tested for many ye;
I will sell Acid Phosphate and Nitrate of Soda
solicit your orders for these also. * e
Write me or see me in person before making]
1919 contract fer fertilizers. .