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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 19.
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mrs. Manly Timmons spent several
day in Batesburg last week.
Miss Sunit Talbert spent several
days in Augusta last week.
Miss Drette Maynard of Green
wood is visiting Mrs.a Manly Tim
, Mrs. N. G. Evans has gone to Ma
con, Ga., to visit her sister, Mrs.
Misses Atkinson and Mrs. Rogers
of Aiken spent Sunday with Mrs. W.
Mr. B. W. Crouch and Mr. C. J.
Ramage of Saluda were- among the
visitors in Edgeficld Saturday.
. Mrs. William Hunter of Ora, Lau
rens county, is here visiting her
daughter, Mrs. L. T.' May.
, The three prayer services held in
the Baptist church this week have
been well attended and full of inter
Joseph Timmons, a student at the
B. M. I. visited his .parents, Dr. and
Mrs. Manly Timmons for the week
Misses Helen Dorn and Kathleen
Walsh who- are teaching at Red Hill
were week-end visitors at Mrs. W. H. i
j . Miss Mary Martin of Orangeburg 1
district, Home Demonstration Agent, I
.has been visiting Miss Patti Major at!
the Misses Abney's. * . J
In General Order No. 50 the Com-j
manding orTicer of theSlst Division, j
has mentioned Capt. John C. Warren I
as rendering distinguished service.
Mrs. Eve of Barnwell, Miss EvC,
and Mrs. Warren Fair and the chil
dren spent the week-end with Mrs. P.
P. Blalock, Jr., and Miss Kellah Fair.
Attetion is directed to the quarter
ly statements in this issue of the
Bank of Trenton and the Bank of
Mrs. Cornelia Glover ia visiting her
son, Mr. Wilie Glover, who is one of
the most successful farmers of the j
Meriwether section of the county.
Mrs. Potter of Rhode Island who
has been a visitor in Edgefield for a
part of every winter for fifteen years,
is here for her annual visit with Mrs.
M. A. Taylor.
Mr. W. F. West and Mr. John
Quarles, two of the best farmers as
well as two of the best citizens of
the west-side, motored to Augusta on
The Corner Ssore has .been made
ready for the large spring stock. Mr.
Turner has had the front and interior i
..of the store repainted, besides th j j
laying of a new concrete walk in j
front of the store.
The members 1 of the Meriwether
Agricultural club held the regular
quarterly meeting at their hall Sat
urday and served an oyster dinner.
Would that every community in the
"county had an agricultural club
fashioned after the Meriwether club.
Mr. W. D. Holland who is in the
employment of the State agricultural
department, visited Edgefieid Mon
\day. He is inspector of weights and j
measures. He travels practically all j
the time and is on the alert for short
weights and measures.
Mr. Homer Richey of Charlottes
ville, Va., spent the week-end with 1
Miss Tillie Youngblood. being a pro- ?
tege of Miss Tillie who had inspired j
his youthful endeavor. He is now
travelling for the Mickie Law Com
pany and is very charming in conver
Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jones have at
last succeeded in having the tele- j
phone company install a telephone in
their residence, their lumber being
62. The telephone is also used by Mr.
and Mrs. E. E. Padgett who have a
tuite of rooms in the residence of
. and Mrs. Jones.
Mrs. J. W. Stewart received a tele
-am yesterday about noon from
?. B. F. Zimmerman stating that
rs. Zimmerman died early yester
ay morning. The cause of her death
as not given. Mrs. Zimmerman was
n active member of the Methodist
' urch when' they resided in Edge
eld and she was greatly beloved by
large number of freinds.
The friends of L. R. Brunson, Jr.,
were delighted to greet him when he
arrived in Edgefield Friday with an
honorable discharge inchis pocket,
having served in the navy from the
time he volunteered early last sum
Attention D. A. R.
The Daughters cf the American
Revolution will meet on Tuesday af
ternoon at 3:30 o'clock with Mrs. P.
;P. Blalock, Jr.
The Last Attraction.
The Fiilion Concert Company will
follow closely upon the Hawaiians
on account of our delays. The Fiilion
is one of New York's best concert
companys and will be with us before
the middle of April. Next week's is
sue will give you full particulars.
Look out for the notice of their
specialties and the date.
Veterans Met Monday.
Pursuant to a call from the State
Pension Commissioner, a goodly num
ber of veterans mot M.uday morning
in the office of Magistrate N. L.
Brunson and elected Mr. J. N. Fair
pension commissioner for the county.
All veterans and widows of veterans
are urged to enroll their names by
April 1st with Judge of Probate W.
T. Kinnaird, who is now clerk of the
Citizens Work Roads.
Mr. C. M. Williams told The Ad
vertiser's representative while in
Edgefield Monday that the people of
his community hacr-done considerable
volunteer work on the public roads.
One day 73 persons were at work on
the roads improving the bad places.
Good for the people of Cleora. The
supervisor ought to be mighty good
to such a public spirited community.
Modern Ice Plant.
Mr, W. F, McMurrain has placed
an order for the machinery for a
moden ice plant of a capacity of a-1
bou4 *m tons a day. He hopes to have J
the , .ant in operation by the first or j
middle of May. Mr. E. S. Johnson ,
W1'U enlarge the brick building in j
which Mr. McMurrain's bottling1
plant is located in order to make
room for the adidtional machinery.
Edgefield is going for- . by leaps j
and bounds. The ice tMit will fill a
The Baptist Parsonage. ;
The parsonage committee of the
Baptist church has purchased a "lee
tle the rise" of a half-acre of land
from Mrs. Kate Lynch across the
street opposite the Baptist church,
paying therefor, the sum of $1,000.
The site selected for the parsonage
meets with the general approval of
the church. Plans are being drawn by
an architect for the building and the
actual construction will begin as soo
as the material can be purchased an
placed on the ground.
Building Boom Now On.
During the war not even .a chicken
coop of credible size was built in
Edgefield, but now the building boom
is on in dead earnest. Mr. A. S. Tomp
kins is having a modern residence e
rected for rent. Mr. A. A. Edmunds
is moving along at top speed with
his new Main Street store. Dr. J. S.
Byrd will soon break ground for his
brick store and office building. The
Baptist parsonage will soon face the
rising sun. Mr. E. S. Johnson will in
crease the size of the brick building
in which the bottling plant is located
in order to make room for Mr. Mc
Murraiii's ice plant. Who will be
the next added to the builders' list?
Keep up the good work.
Mr. Ernest Quaries Coming.
It gives The Advertiser genuine
pleasure to announce that Mr. H. E.
Quaries, the progressive and very
successful Red Hill merchant, will
move Jo Edgefield within a few-j
months and open up a variety store
in the new store that is soon to be e
rected >y Dr. J. S. Byrd. Mr. Quarks
will have a large stock somewhat in '
line with the five and ten cents
stores of cities. Such a store will be i
quite an addition to Edgefield and
one that will be cordially welcomed
by the people who shop here. It is
Mr. Quaries' purpose to throw the
dcors of his new store open for busi
ness not later than September 1st. j
He and his good wife will be a val
uable addition to our citizenship.
The Red Cross Executive commit
tee will hold the regular meeting on
Friday, March .21, at four o'clock.
The committe will meet hereafter on
the first and third Friday of each1
month. The members will please bear
it in mind and come without further
ANNIE M. CLISBY,
The First Division Union Meeting,
Edgefield Association, will be in ses
sion at Mountain Creek church on
Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and
30. The following program has been
1. Devotional exercises conducted
by M. B. Hamilton, Moderator.
2. Reports from the churches and
3. Do churches of To-day have as
strict Discipline as they should have?
If not, show points of failure, and
point the way for the churches to get
back to Scriptural standards. D. L.
Burnett, R. T. Strom, A. S. Tomp
4. Origin, History, Mission and
: Power of the Sunday School. Rev. R.
5. How can we enlist Every Mem
ber of the Church in the work of the
Sunday School? J. H. Cantelou and
all officers and Teachers to partici
pate in thc discussion.
1. Devotional Exercises.
2. Missionary Sermon. Rev. R. G.
3. The Christian and His Money
I in This New Day. J. L. Mims, F. P.
Rush, 0. Sheppard. Followed by Tes
timonies (three minutes each).
A. part of the* af tern ^ n session
will be given to the w ? the Wo
man's Missionary T* . Immediate
ly after dinner ? anbeam session
will be held wit1 .s. Mamie N. Till
jman in charge
I Woman's Work in Edgefield Asso
ciation, Mrs. J. L. Mimsl
The Union Meeting of the third
division of the Edgefield Association
will meet with Parksville church,
j March 29 and 3.0.
All parties on program please take
notice and prepare their subjects.
11:00 Devotional by Moderator,
j 11.30 Roll call of churches and re
1st Query. Are Baptists as a -.lass
doing honest work in the church-iit or
are they slackers? J. M. Bussey .nd
J. C. Harvey.
2nd. Query. Why are we so iu.-iif
fcrent to religion and church work?
Dr. W. G. Blackwell and George W.
1:30 Adjournment for dinner.
3rd. Query. What is the most im
portant branch of church w,prk? S. ?.
Adams and "Will Agner.
4th. Query. Should we pray less
now that war has ceased? John G.
!McKie and Frank Middleton.
Sunday School in regular order.
11:30 Sermon by Rev. Coogler.
1:30 Adjournment for dinner.
5th. Query. How teachers and of
ficers should fit themselves for their
.vork.-T. G. Talbert.
H. E. BUNCH,
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.
12.00 m. Discussion of subjects.
1st. Should not Christians raise
the pe.- "?nt on their contributions
to a ra1,. ..at would reach the depre
ciation of present money values.
J. W. Medlock.
* Walter Carpenter.
2nd What should be 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 be 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. 0. 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,
Ladies' Ready to Wear Depart
We carry the largest stock of l?
dies' and misses' dresses than ever be
fore. We have over two hundred
dresses to select from, in georgette,
crepe de chine and messaline. Prices
from $7.50 to $40.00.
BDGEFIELD, S. C.
For the benefit of the public, visitor and
passing strang?r 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."
Edgefield, South Carolina
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WY if I
? am agent of Overland and Oldsmobile cars.
Just received a ear load of Overland cars.
Come in and inspect them.
I am agent for Good 'ch tires. They are
best in the long run. When in need of a
tire get my prices.