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Office No 61
Residence, Nor. 1 7
?Vednesday, April 2.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Miss Rosada Talbert of Parksville,
has been on a visit to her grand pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Parker.
Miss Mamie Dunovant has return
ed from Washington Vhere she has
been filling a government position for
the past six months.
A great many people went over to
Columbia on Monday to see the great
30th Division in their great parade,
"The Conquering Hero Comes."
Mr. J. H. Allen, Mrs. W. D. Allen
and Mrs. J .G. Edwards went over to.
?ce Lieut. Wad Allen at Camp Jack
son. Mrs. Allen left last week.
Rubenstein advertises some "extra
specials" in his attractive advertise
ment this week. Read what he has .to
The women can wear hobble skirts
if they wish to, but as for our part,
"Give us liberty of our lower extrem
The trees are "shooting" almost as
rapidly these April days as did the
machine guns of the 30th Division
'boys the morning they, broke the
Frank Reese of the famous 30th,
was heartily and cordially welcomed
for the week-end in Edgefield, re
turning for the parade on Monday, in
aur Capital city. j
Mr. and Mrs. William Anderson of
Leesburg, Fla., are here spending
lome time with Mrs. Anderson's pa
rents. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Hollings
Not many weeks airo practically
everybody cried too much rain, too
much rain, and now the cry is for
more rain, more rain. Refreshing '
April showers will.fall in a few days. 1
It was a great disappointment |
when the 30th arrived to find that I
Claude Lyon had been left behind.
As postmaster, his services are still '
needed on the other side.
Mr. John A. Holland spent several
days in Edgefield last week on busi
ness. During the previous week he
sold four very fine pianos. The vol
ume of his musical instrument busi
ness steadily grows.
Wallace W. Sheppard came in on
Tuesday from his duties as Judge |
Advocate during the war, having
been stationed at various camps i
since his entrance into the service
early in the war.
The brick work on the new store
of Mr. A. A. Edmunds has been com- !
pleted, and is already an imposing ap
pearance on our public square.
Mrs. R. G. Lee and little Beulah
spent last week in Greenville with
Mrs. Lee's mother.
Preston B. Lanham came home
from Columbia on Tuesday night hav
ing beer, a heroic member of the 30th
Division. No one was more often re- '
membered and spoken of than Pres
ton Lanham in his absence and his re- '
turn home brings^ great joy.
Mrs. J. W. Peak went over to Co
lumbia Monday to meet her daught
ers, Miss Royall Peak and Mis. Otis]
Mobley, and also to greet her son-in
law,' Mr. Otis Mobley, who returned !
from overseas duty with the 30th !
If you would like to be highly en
tertained and at the same time learn
much concerning active fighting in !
France and Belgium, engage som . i i'
our bright Edgefield boys ol' the 30th
Division m conversation. None Ci j
them boast of what they achieved
but relate in a simple, nevertheless
interesting, way what they did.
The slipping or rather the jumping
of a cog by the clocks has set every
thing awry, and about the time we
get adjusted to the change there will
be another slip in the fail. Will you
not rejoice when the war ami every
thing pertaining to it are among the
things of the past?
Edgefield is justly proud of its
banks. Both institutions held their
annual meeting this week and have
enjoyed a year of unusual prosperity.
Thc two banks of Ed^etield have had
a large and very creditable part in
weathering the storms of war. Be
sides subscribing liberally for Liber
ty Loan Bonds, they have been of
very material aid to scores anil hun
dreds of their individi ii patrons dur
ing this crucial pen?. J.
Miss Elizabeth Wells who is attend
in g school in Aiken rame up and
spent last week-end at home.
John H. Hollingsworth is again
at home, having secured .an honorable
discharge from the aviation service.
The Epworth League will meet at
the church Saturday afternoon at 5
o'clock. Every member is urged to at
Mrs. B. B. Jones and Miss Nelle
Jones have returned to Edgefield af
ter a prolonged visit to Washington,
Baltimore and other northern cities.
Miss Hortense Woodson has re
turned to Edgefield to make her home
after spending several months in Au
gusta with her sister, Mrs, Walter
Mr. Dozier A. Lynch has arrived
from Fort Stanton, New Mexico, to
spend several weeks in Edgefield. He
has been very cordially greeted by
Among the members of the 30th
Division who have secured honorable
discharges are the following: Billie
Byrd, Winton Manson, Frank Reese,
S. B. Mays, Jr., Elbert Dorn, Gordon
?Johnson, Walter Griffis and Hampton
Medlock. There are others yet to re
ceive their discharges. Edgefield is
?proud, VERY PROUD, of these splen
did boys and all of our people extend
Ito them a most cordial welcome.
I Miss Nellie Paul Entertains.
j Miss Nellie Paul gave a very enjoy
able birthday party on Friday even
ting to a number of her school friends
?.nd class mates. The evening was
most happily spent by the young peo
ple, and those who attended said they
never fiad a better time in their lives.
Delightful cream and cake was serv
Major John C. Warren.
The Edgefield friends of Major
John Warren are rejoicing over his
promotion to Major in the 81st Divi
sion. f He has gone from victory to
victory since he left his native hearth
to help win the war and add stars to
the constellation of freedom. In do
ing this self sacrificing service, ha has
added stars to his own crown of pa
Mission Day at the Baptist Sun
The Baptist Sunday School carried
out a very interesting program on
Sunday morning when they celebra
ted Missionary Day. A program was
appropriately observed arid a collec
tion of over $106.00 taken for mis
sions. The Sunday School is flourish
ing under the guiding hand of Mr. J.
H. Cantelou, the superintendent.
A Near-Fatal Accident.
All the town was stirred several
days ago when one of our little boys,
Pittman, the son of Mr, and Mrs. T.
A. Hightower, was the innocent vic
tim of an accident. In some way, a j
heavy boani from the tank fell and
hurt him severely on his head and
limbs. At first grave fears were enter- j
tained for him, but the reports are
now favorable for his recovery. Miss
Bessie Woodson who has just return
ed from overseas, having had nurs
ing experience in the Red Cross is
Royal Ambassadors Entertain
ed by Leader.
On Friday afternoon Mrs. E. .S.
Rives, leader of the Royal Ambassa
dor chapter of the Baptist church
gave a delightful party to the boys
of this organization The decorations'
were in the colors of the society, gold
and purple and even the refreshments
were of appropriate color and the
whole program and all the games, fill
ed the boys with wonderful enthusi
asm. All the boys were invited to
bring their favorite girl, and while
some were too timid to ask others be
sides their sisters, it was a real joy
Thirtieth Annual Meeting.
The stockholders of the Bank of
Edgefield held their thirtieth annual
?meeting Tuesday, the bank having
? closed the most succesful year in ex
istence. The deposits of the bank ag
gregate $409,017.42 and the loans
$430,160.31. After ordering a divi
dend of 10 per cent paid at once to
the stockholders, the remainder of
the net earnings for the year were
passed to the surplus and undivided
profits which now amount to $42,000.
Mr. A. S. Tompkins, one of the
original or charter stockholders of
the institution was elected vice-presi
dent to fill the place made vacant by
the death of the late B. E. Nicholson,
and Mr. M. C. Parker was elected a
director of the bank to fill the vacan
cy on the board caused by the death
of Mr. Nicholson. All of the other of
ficers and directors were re-elected.
Services of worship at the First
Baptist Crurch this coming Sunday
at 12:15 for the morning service and
at 9:00 P. M. for the night service.
All are urged to attend. Sunday
School at 11:00 A. M. We are anx
ious for all to attend these services.
[There will be preaching by the pas
jtor at both services. The Baraca class
will meet at ll :30. Come with a pray
jer in your heart.
Held Annual Meeting.
The stockholders of the Farmers'
iBank held their annual meeting Tues
?day and the report of the president
'showed that the institution had closed
'a very satisfactory year's business.
?The deposits of the bank aggregate
.$439,655.91 and the loans amount to
?$506,476.59. From the net earnings
for the year a dividend of 16 per cent
?was ordered paid to the stockholders
'and the remainder passed to the sur
?plus and undivided profits fund which
I now amounts to $75,000,00. The of
ficers and directors that have been
'serving in the past were all re-elect
j The Fillion Concert Company is an
'organization of musical artists we
have no hesitancy in recommending
to Lyceum patrons who demand the
;best in both vocal and instrumental
'music. Their appearance on any Ly
'ceum course is an evidence of the de
Isire for musical events of a higher
j The violin used by Mr. Ferdinand
I Fillion in his recitals is a Du Salo,
one of the oldest Italian violins in ex
jistance, and made by Gaspara Du Sa
llo, who lived from 1542 to 1609. This
'instrument is both elegant of form
and beautiful of tone, and Mrs Fil
' lion's art as a violinist is entirely in
j keeping with his possesson of this in
'Mrs. Lovick Smith Entertains
the Epworth League.
Friday evening Mrs. Lovick Smith
gave a very enjoyable party to the
members of the Epworth League
which has recently been organized in
I the Methodist church with the follow
j President, Mrs. L. P. Smith,
j Vice-president, Miss Mary Niche':
Treasurer, Miss Nita Oozts.
Secretary, Miss Helen Nicholson.
Supt. of Devotional Department
Miss Sophie Minis. .
j Supt. of Social Service Depart
; ment-Miss Elizabeth Rainsford,
j Supt. of Culture and Recreational
Department-Miss Katherine Mims.
j Supt. of Mission Department-,
Miss June Rainsford.
An excellent musical program was
given by the Fillion Cdhcert Party.
A Wieniawski Mazurka, played on
the violin by Ferdinand Fillion, was
wonderfully interpreted, as also was
a Spanish Dance, and the "Valse Ca-1
price," of Frye. With a beautiful
tone Mr. Fillion gave a very fine ren
dering of "Old Black Joe." His dou
ble-stopping with muted strings was j
! Fern Goitre, lyric soprano, enthrall
ed the audience with her wonderful
voice. Among her vocal numbers
"Come Down to Kew," and "His But
ions are Marked U. S.," were much
appreciated. A beautiful coloratura
I was displayed in a chanson of delight
'and all the rapture and joy was per
fectly expressed. That beautiful old
'song, "Long, Long Ago" charmed th",
audience and was much enhanced by
an accompaniment of both piano and
violin. Mary MacKinnon was an ex
cellent accompanist.-Manitobe Free
Press, Winnepeg, Man.
j Entertainment at Collier.
The pupils of the Collier's School
will present "Mrs. Jarley's Wax
works" and "The Winning Widow"
on Friday evening, April 11th.
The proceeds are for the benefit
of the piano fund. Everybody come
and bring your friends.
Seed Catalog Free
! It's ready now. One hundred hand
somely illustrated pages with brillia!'t
cover in natural colors. It's both
beautiful and helpful and all that is
necessary to get it is a postal card
request You will find our 1919 cata
logue a well worth while hool!.
J lastings Seeds are sold direct by
mail. You will never find them on
salo in the stores. Wo have nonie
five hundred thousand customers who
buy from us by mail. We please ant1
satisfy thom, and we can please am
satisfy you in 1019.
Planling Hastings' Seeds in your
garden or in your fields insures "good
luck" so far as results can bc deter
mined by tho seed planted. For 30
years Hustings Seeds have been the
standard of .seed excellence and pur
ity in the] South. Only varieties
adapted to the South are listed. Qual
ity of tho best and prices often less
ihan those you pay at home. Write
for free copy of this splendid cata
logue now. H. G. HASTINGS CO.?
Seedsmen, Atlanta, Ga.-Advt.
f|^K WISH TO ANNOUNCE to our friends and patrons that
" our new spring goods are now arriving daily, and we are
prepared to supply YOU with such goods as this balmy weather calls
Our line of Wash goods, consisting of Ginghams, Percales, Voiles,
Organdies and White goods, is one of the best we have brought out,
and worthy of your best attention.
Aho, nice line of Wash Skirts and Waists just in.
We -Solicit Your Patronage
Make our store your headquarters when in town.
We invite our friends to call to see
us at our new store and inspect the
large stock of spring goods that we
have just opened up, others arriving
daily by express.
Large assortment of wash goods and
silks to select from. Beautiful waists
We call especial attention to our large
stock of shoes. Come in to see us.
Spring Shoes and Oxfords
In spite of a late Easter spring is coming earlier
than usuaal this year. In fact, it is already here.
Discard your heavy, much-worn winter shoes and
come in and let us'fit you in a spick and span pair
of stylish Spring Oxford. We have the popular
leather in the most stylish lasts. We can fit you
in either the celebrated Crotsett or the Selz
Schwab shoes and oxfords.
Eclipse Shirts! Now is the time too to replen
ish your supply of shirts. We sell the Eclipse
shirts, than which there are none better on the
market for the money.
COME IN TO SEE US
DORN & MIMS