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Wednesday, March 12.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. E. J. Minis is in Rock Hill in
attendance upon the United States
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Nicholson
spent the past week at Cedar Grove.
Mrs. J. B. Kennerly is spending
this week with Mrs. W. S. Cogburn
Misses Annie and Minna Bee en
tertained ten of their friends at a de
lightful tea on Saturday evening.
Miss June Rainsford is in Green
. wood this week, the guest of her aunt
Mrs. W. H. Nicholson.
Mr. T. A. Hightower, the capable
manager of the Addison Mills, left
Monday for Boston on a business trip
connected with the cotton mill.
Mrs. A. A. Woodson has returned
home after several weeks in Augusta
with her daughter, Mrs. Walter Mc
Mr. N. D. Robertson came up from
Augusta to visit his children in the j
county. He was very cordially greet-1
ed by friends in EdgefielcL while he
Instead of being at his home to
take income tax returns on March
15, as announced last week, Mr. Je
'rome Courtney will be at the Bank
of Trenton that day.
A meeting of the Civic League
will be held Monday afternoon at the j
home of Mrs. J. G. Edwards at four !
o'clock. A full attendance of the
members is desired.
Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Corley left this
morning for Atlanta to remain until
early next week. Their two little sons
are with Mrs. Lizzie Folk until Dr.
and Mrs. Corley return.
District Attorney J. Wm. Thur- ?
mond left for Rock Hill Monday to
attend the regular session of the
United States District Court at that
place. He will probably be away ali
of the week.
Mrs. Hattie W. Adams, Mr. Walter
S. Adams, Mrs. W. A. Byrd and Mr.
George Adams went to Augusta yes
terday to attend the funeral of their
kinsman, Mr. Gus Hackett, who died
in Atlanta Monday.
Attention is directed to the adver
tisement of a special sale of rings at
the store of Smith-Marsh Company.
Read what the gentleman who is con
ducting the sale says in this issue.
Saturday of this week will be the last
day of the sale.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett went to Colum
bia Monday for special treatment at
the Baptist Hospital. Miss Mary
Evans is also in the Baptist Hospital
for treatment. The friends of both of
these ladies hope they will soon re
turn fully restored to health.
Saturday is the last day for mak
ing income tax returns. If you are
liable for the tax and fail to make re- j
turns as required by the federal laws !
your affairs will probably be investi- !
gated and you will be required to !
pay, with a heavy penalty added.
As all of the cases in which the la- ?
mented B. E. Nicholson had been en- J
gaged were continued to the next |
session, the civil court was not held
this week as previously announced.
However the civil court will convene
next Monday and continue through
out the week.
Mr. A. A. Edmunds has not only
broken ground for his new store
building, but the walls are now con- j
siderably above ground. He expects
to open for business in his new place
about the first of June. He has al
ready purchased a large modern re
frigerator and other fixtures for his
Have you tried Pat-A-Cake? Noth
ing to add but water. One package ,
makes a delightful cake.
C. M. Thomar
The writer has written thirty-odd
letters for our soldier boys during the j
past week, assisting them in obtain-1
ir?? the bonus of $60 provided for j
discharged soldiers. Assistance will
be cheerfully given to all other-, who
call at The Advertiser oflLv. We
stand ready to serve our soldier boys
at any time. They deserve and should
receive the $60.
I have established a meat market
at my store and will have the best
heef and pork on hand all the time.
C. M. Thomas.
Mrs. Ellie Brooks Jones of Colum
bia is here visiting her sister, Mrs.
S. M. Smith.
Mr. John B. Hill was a welcome
visitor in Edgefield last week. He
was recently discharged from the
navy and will locate in Beaufort.
Attention is directed to the quar
terly statements, of the Farmers'
Bank of Edgefield and The Farmers'
and Merchants' Bank of Johnston.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Cole and Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Parker have return
ed from Florida where they have
been spending the winter.
The movement of fertilizers up to
this time has been the smallest on
record for Edgefield for a long series
Mr. and Mrs. J. Boyd Holmes are
in Edgefield to-day and are receiving
the congratulations of their friends.
In a short time they will set up house
keeping to themselves in Mr. Holmes'
new cottage near Red Hill.
Mr. Rubenstein announces to the
ladies this week that his millinery
department is now ready for their in
spection. Miss' Holland will take
?pleasure in showing the new spring
According to reports that are re
ceived in Edgefield, there is a greater
quantity of damaged cotton this year
than usual. The prolonged rains kept
the bales from drying and the water
penetrated to a considerable depth.
The new merchandise which Mr.
W. H. Turner and Miss Kate Samuel
recently purchased in New York is
daily arriving at the Corner Store.
The entire stock of spring goods will
soon be displaved.
Mr. E. S. Rives made a trip to
northern and eastern markets last
week, purchasing the newest and best
of everything for the natrons of his
popular store. Watch for his an
nouncement in The Advertiser.
The universal opinion is that many
years have passed since farm work
in every section was as backward at
this season as it is this year. Unless
the rains hold up for several weeks, j
the cotton acreage will be reduced in j
spite of the farmers themselves.
Our genial friend George Swearing
gen expressed the wish a short time I
ago that the rains continue until the
first of June, so a big crop of cotton
could not be planted. It appears that
?his wish will be granted and the cot
ton acreage reduced.
Mrs. Eva Ouzts received a tele
gram this morning from the War De
partment stating that her son, Percy
W. Ouzts, was buried on July 26,
1918. A letter giving full particulars
will follow. A fuller statement will
be made next week.
A struggling young artist was not
long ago afforded an opportunity to
do a bit of work for a wealthy man.
In a week or two his wife had her
first glimpse of the painting in hand.
She sighed delightedly, "It's simply
lovely,- dearie," said she, "lovely!
But don't you think those sheep look
-well, just little bit like clouds
that is, of course, darling, unless they
Quite a large number of Edgefield
people went to Augusta Monday to
hear Harry Lauder sing. This Scotch
Highlander is a world favorite. Hav
given his only son as a sacrifice for
his country, he spent much of the
mg given his only son as a sacrifice
for his country, he spent much of the
past four years singing to and cheer
ing the boys who composed the
armies of the Allies.
"The F?otiight Revue."
Will consist of a play, life pictures
and the latest musical hits in pretty
girl choruses with song and dance.
This Revue will be produced by the
same Aiken talent which has been
successful in so many entertain
Aiken Village Players in the "Foot
lights Revue" Friday night in the
Opera House. Admission, Reserved
scats 50 cents, other tickets 35 cents,
school children 25 cents. Everybody
come and welcome our neighbors
from Aiken. Tickets on sale at Dr.
Mitchell's store. The proceeds will go
to the Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union to prosecute their work.
Aiken Village Flayers.
When the Edgefield public learn
that the Aiken Village Players are
corning over to Edgefield on Friday
evening for another of their splendid
entertainments, we feel sure the
Opera House will be full of people to
greet them on their second visit.
Since the people have been unable
for so long a time to indulge in a
pleasurable and profitable evening to
gether, they will greet this opportu
Parsonage to be Built.
As about $4,000 has been sub
scribed above the indebtedness on
the Baptist church, this sum will be
applied to the erection of a parson
age, the matter having been placed
in the hands of the following commit
tee, Rev. R. G. Lee, B. B. Jones, Ab
ner Broadwater and Bettis Cantelou.
A lot will be purchased and actual
work upon the building will doubtless
be commenced as soon as the materi
al can be secured. The enterprise is
in the hands of a good committee and
it is safe to say that it will be well
Mrs. Timmerman Entertained.
Mrs. W. R. Timmerman entertain
ed with a delightful spend-thc-day
party last Tuesday. The fortunate
guests were Mesdames Emma Fair,
Sadie Hill, Tunie Mayson, Maria
Rainsford, Sabrina Cheatham and
Miss Fannie Sullivan.
As we sat and listened to the con
versation of the day we realized we
were in the midst of the past, present
and future. The elderly ladies spoke
of the dear old by-gone days, then
the present happenings and the cute
little sayings of little Misses Sadie
Hill Rainsford and Lula Carswell
Timmerman brought glimpses of the
As the clock struck five, we real
ized that all things have an ending so
wc regretfully bade adieu to our kind
hostess buty taking with us many
pleasant memories of the day.
The Union Meeting of the second
division of the Edgefield Baptist
Association will meet with-the church
at Mt. Zion on the 29-30 of March,
11:00 a. m. Devotional services by
11:30 a.-m. Roll Call of churches.
12.0^ m. Discussion of subjects.
1st. Should not Christians raise
the per cent on their contributions
to a rate that would reach the depre
ciation of present money values.
J. W. Medlock.
2nd What should bc the prime mo
tive in church discipline?
S. B. Mays.
J. C. Whitlock.
3rd Will not the victory gained
for democracy in the ending of the
war bc a great help to the Baptists in
teaching Baptist principles and doc
Rev. J. W. Kesterson.
Rev. C. W. Kneeland
4th Would a liberal endowment to
a church add to, or detract from, the
spiritual growth of the church?
J. O. Atkinson.
J. D. Hughey.
Sunday morning devotional ex
ercises by Rev. C. W. Kneeland.
Missionary sermon by Rev. J. W.
Afternoon: Ordination of Deacons
assisted by Rev. C. W. Kneeland and
Rev. J. W. Kesterson.
P. B. LANHAM,
tual Insurance Asso
Property insured $4,268,300.
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Remember, we are prepared ti
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Our Association is now licensee
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The officers are: Gen. J. Fraser
Lyon, President, Columbia S. C.,
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agent, Secty. and
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
i. O. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C. ,
J. R. Blake, Greenwood, S. C.
A. W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
R. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
J. Fraser Lyon, Columbia, S. C.
W. C. Bates, Batesburg, S .C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE,
Greenwood, S. C.
February 1st, 1910.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
For the benefit of the public, visitor and
pass! T stranger we have opened an
up-to-date garage on the public square
next to courthouse.
When in need of a mechanic for auto
mobiles, gins, gasoline" engines or any
other kind of machinery phone us. We
solicit work either night or day.
We will carry a full line of automobile
accessories, tires, inner tubes, gasoline
Give us a trial. Our motto is: "Prompt
service and politeness."
I am agent of Overland and Oldsmobile cars.
Just received a car load of Overland cars.
Come in and inspect them.
I am agent for Goodrich tires. They are
best in the long run. When in need of a
tire get my prices.