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EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1919
Dr. Cody Preaches. Store Vaca
ted for New Bank. Apollo
I" r Music Club Met Last
In the absence of,Rev. Brooke who
is agah. preaching in interest of the
Educational Campaign, his pulpit was
filled by Dr. Z. T. Cody of Greenville.
His message vwas heard with deep in
terest and was beautiful and com
Rev. and Mrs. Kellar visited the
home of the former's father last
week, who returned with them for a |
? Mr. ad Mrs. J. Neil Lott have mov
ed into their new home in west John
ston, and Mr. and Mrs. Calhoun
Kammer occupy the home just vaca
Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Corn are at
home from a week's visit m Walhalla.
Mrs. WV B. Ouzts" 'is in Tennille, \
Ga., with her parents recuperating
fro/ti her recent illness.
Mrs. Mamie Huiet will leave soon
for a visit to her son, Mr. James Hu
iet at Trilby, Florida.
Mrs. Lizzie Crim is-at hpme from
Hampton, S. C., where she visited her '
' daughter, Mrs. Rhodes.
Mrs. Olin Eidson and Master John
Olin, spent a short, while at. Charles
t?n;-recently, being joined 'thereby
Misses Eva and Jessie Rushton and
Kathleen Barr, who are teaching at
Hume, S. C.
ff The Johnston Drug Company have j
"moved into an adjoining store arid the !
one vacated is being remodeled for
the Farmers and Merchants Bank.
:.. Mr. C. D. Kenney has purchased |
the stock of merchandise of the late
Mr. Wilbur Eidsori of Warrenyiile,
and will continue business there.
?Johnston will regret to se~ +h?s fam-j
ily move elsewhere, bu
Wishes of all will attend th
Mrs. Ethel Cox has go*
ta to visit her sister, M ?o:
Visiting her sister
" The Home N*
about sixteen on roll, the ciuao .
ing in two sections, morning and af
ternoon, Mrs, Emily Pastell of San
dersville, Ga., being the instructor. ;
On Thursday evening Miss Pastell
gave a lecture to the colored women
of the town and had a large and ii%
terested audience, and on Monday af-^
ternoon she gave a demonstration"
lesson in the h'ome'of Dinah Ham
mond, a colored nurse, one of the j
points taught was in the arranging bf
the bed during sickness.
Miss Hannah Merchant -has. b.eeiiM
the guest of Mrs. Joe McCreight.
The- children are all interested in j
re-chickening France. For a dime an
egg is placed there and for twenty
I live cents, a'.chicken."Miss -Clara-Saw- j
yer is in charge of the campaign and j
badges were given every child for se
curing money for a certain number of
eggs. Quite a nice sum has already
;! Mr. and Mrs. Thompson of Swains- j
i boro, Ga., spent Sunday here with \
their son who is here at the garage
of Mr. W. W. Turner.
Owing to sickness in the home of j
V Mrs. E. C. Graham, the meeting of
th* W. C. T. U. was held in the ad
joining home of Mrs. J. H. White.
The heavy rain prevented a large at
; tendance, still the room was well fill
I ed..' ' . , j . ' . f 3.3 ff j
The reports of departments were
S all good. Flowers have come now and
the Home Department with Mrs. 0.
D. Black as chairman, had sent out
p| many bouquets.
Soldiers and Sailors Department,
with Mrs. J. A. Lou chairman is mak
ing interesting scrap books to send
I to ?he Fort Sheridan Hospital which
I is the god-chilti of the W. C. T. U.
i Mrs. J. H. White told of the medal
\\ contest which as L. T. L. Leader she
i had arranged and of the fine L. T. L.
I meeting held the'week'before. M
I - '-Beautiful resolutions on .the death
?t of Mrs. Eleanor Ivey, a. charter mern?
? ber-were read by Mrs. M. E. Norris,
chairman. These are to be published
in the Palmetto White Ribbon.
The Jubilee Fund was discussed
I and plans made to make ?onie mon ay,
$ to aid in this. . I ? j
?i. Miss Beulah Elwood Mc Nemar, a
? dramatic and humorous reader, who
?j is making a southern tour has been in
I ?E vited to stop: overhand giye one. o_f ;-;her?
entertainments.,- Herr repertoire in
cludes "Mrs.~Wiggs-bf 'the- Cabbage
Patch," "Lovey Mary," 'and other
such-subjects, the first named being,
A commttee was to be appointed
to arrang? music for each-meeting' ?f
' An interesting program was . ?ar
ried out and at this time the inform
ing pamphlets on the Jubilee drive
were given by Mrs. Olin Eidson, Mrs.
Lon Crouch, Mrs. M. .E. Norris and
Mrs. J. H. White.
Lieut. Robert Kenney has arrived
and tn?re is much happiness ju'his
home and with his friends also. Mr.
Kenney was in the 30th Division.
Mr. E. C. Graham was quite sick
during the past week. <r_,
Mrs. O. . S. Wertz.-Joastf returned
from Greenwood and. on Sunday .ali,,
of her children surprised her with a
The friends of Miss Jim Beth
Thacker "ia*-e been much concerned
over her serious condition at the
hospital in Columbia. She was in an
unconscious state during the past
week .due to some pressure -on the
Miss Alma Woodward is now in
Washington, D. C. where she holds a
government positkm. She writesjthat
she is delightfully situated, having a
home with* tjie jsjster of former rGov.
Manning. Her work concerns the
listing of returned soldiers.
The friends of Mrs. I. T. Welling !
are glad to see her here. She is visit- i
ing.her sisters, Mrs. James Tompkins L
and Mrs. F. S. Bland.
Mrs. A. P. L?wis has gone to Bates
burgto spend a while with her sister, ,;
Mrs. Caldwell Cullum during the ab-'
sence of Mr. Cull?m in Florida^
Miss Eunice Cates" of Augusta has
uay Wi vii Mei;:! .? .? ; i: i . . :
James White, the meeting being in.
the home of the latter. Miss. Payne I
conducted thc meeting and chief
business was in the report of $5 to \
to*Coker Music Scholarship, $2 to
Winthrop a nd) $7.."'0.'.-\ tb"- illiteracy
'Canipaigri. Delates io'-State "FedVr- .
ation are to be .Mrs. Ci P. Corn with
Mrs. T. P. Hoyt alternate, the.presi
dent to attend, -delegate ex-officio..
Parts of the-program of the Federa-,
tion which is to be- held at Winthrop
C^flege were read, and this promises
to be a fine meeting, one of.much.,
pleasure* as Well as result" and plans
j The, subject Xor thc aftaaaiOA was
England, Mr| lff?y(^?di?g| Papers
on Music bx EngT?nawere given by
Miss Payne and Mrs. Waters. Piano j
sele^ipjDs3^ss^^rJ^gJUm au Lykes
antbOrrs. LMinis^faiker. Vm'ce, Mrs.;
Kellar'anct MTsses^Clara' arid" Gladys1
The hostess served a dainty ice
course with the idea of Easter pretti
ly carried out.
Honor Roll of Beaver Dani
Miss Annie May Culbreath', Teacher.
First Grade. x
William Christie . .
Minnie Lee A'gner
Advanced First Grade. ,
Gladys Wash '
Davis Thomas ? >
j May B?rgin
Alma Moultrie. (
Alleene Wash J !
. Fifth Grade
E'len Langley- ' ,
: Cai.r;? Langley. ; - '
Velrna.-Thqmas. }rU <
' Eighth Grade
"John" announced Mrs. Stylover, .
"I'm Koing down town tomorrow to
j! "?du If?rget "'^khusba|o| remirid?j
e'u'ner, "that ^fcowMs^n?yf
The shops will be closed."
"Who said anything about shops?
I'm going to church."-Memphis
News^ejmitary t.::.-.:. 3???22 SS.. iE
t jo sj-enbg pXafdop; inj^ncag
Dear Advertiser : \
As Boston grows it leaves far be
hind the old, first buildings of the
eity and spreads itself out into in
numerable suburbs and parks. In
one pf these new partS;.iof the city
several streets converge and' form
Copley Square, -named tor one of the
city's great -sons}-. 1 John - Singleton
Copley, the artist.
Several buildings bfUhterest sur
round this square and form a sort of
court The :Curry School of; Expres
sion is 4at-one 'corn er. Acr?ss-from
that is the Public Library, and a little
distance farther is the New Old South
Church. On the other side of the
Square is the beautiful Copley Plaza
Hotel, which was recently honored by
having President and Mrs. Wilson as
-Perhaps the most interesting build
ing of1 all. is .the old Trinity
church, once famous for its great
pastor, Phillips Brooks. Facing the,
street th?re is a beautiful memorial
to him' containing his statue, below
which are inscribed the words,
"Phillips Brooks, Preacher of the
Word ?of God, Lover of Mankind.: This
monument is erected by his fellow
citizens." I had the pleasure of at
tending- service in this church not
long ago,! and there is no church in'
which I felt more at home. Whether
it was the influence of the great^
Phillips Brooks still living in the
hearts of his congregation, or wheth- 1
er it was the gracious and kindly
manner of the present pastor, I do ;
not know. For churches, like people,
seem to have personalities, some draw ,
ydu instinctively td them and others^
are only waiting for you if you care
to seek them ?ut
The interior is well suited to; have
had its walls echo to such great s?r
- ?ftulKns Rrnoks must ha,ve
pi*. . . ?. : hi wi MI pw.-" "ito be
sW?nt; thf most; ' bca'atfC*- m th? ;
country. The $m**\ ^...... . ;
fiiifced . .. th?'ibleriding ..* r?r? .
/ In the churches there are often
seen three flags; the State flag which j
is a white ground with an Indian ?nd?j
a pine tree ns symbols of the State;!
the United States flag and a service'!
flag-one representing the State, an- j
other thc nation, and thc service flag, '
the world. This particular service '
flag at Trinity-church contained one
hundred and sixty-one stars includ
ing three gold ones. Though they say
that the'Northerner'loses'his' State:
sonsciousness in that larder conscious I
ness of the natidn! he exceeds South- j
erners in one sense, in State recog
nition, [for we rarely display the flag
Q?- the State! of Sontti Carolina any
What a pleasure to know that:
whatever church you choose totiat- j
tend, you may be certain that the.ar-:
chitecture and the music praise God j
with their harmony and melody;; as
truly as does the sermon itself
Florence Minis, |
56 Gainsboro St., Boston^
Appeal From County Chair
Patriotically and earnestly, do I
appeal to everybody to be present at
the Victory Loan Meeting at.Tren
ton, on Tuesday afternoon ?vext at
3 o'clock. ! appeal to yon in-behalf of ;
the Patriotism and Pride of youri
County. I have applied to the Govern
ment for the best obtainable non
resident speaker, t which, they have
promised. . . j. |
-WiH ittb have a GOOD BAND; of I
music, soul inspiring selections.
Everybody come, personally-wont
iybV? IQ! j i J9*o Ur/] I
ll ( J J, H..CANTELOU, g
' County Chairman; .
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In a small town out West an .ex
circuit judge,1 te ?asmer in the bank. J
"The check is all right,"' said, he to !
a stranger, "but th'e-teviderice you of
fer in identifying yourself as the per
son to whos? order it' is drawn-; is
$ frv^^Ttoown you to hang a manion
l?s? evidence, Judge," was the strang
er's response. ?
"Quite, likely " replied-the judge;
"but when it comes to letting go of
cold cash we have to be very careful."
t*?|M>? Mr. John W. De
In.|the death of Mr. John De
Laug|$er Tuesdayfafternoon, another
Confcl^r?te veteran joined the great
afmy|28iat has gone before.' Mr.; De
La?grafer was in his 79th year, heilig
one^^he oldest citizens residing.in
th'e western part of the county. He
resi'd^-m' the section where he died
pracfrjjdiy.ail of his life. The friends
of Mij?D?La?ghter in ?Edgefield have
f?r the past several years;
wlier. M would come to the county
seat'?;|||s he was wont occasionally,
that strength was gradually wan
ing. *$sti DeLaughter's wife; who' "be
fore *er marriage was Miss Kimball,'
died3jpput eight years ago: He was
a metier..of Barr's Chapel but was
buried atRed l,Hill....in ?he . family
squar??-the funeral being preached by
, ^?ieLa?ght?r. ' is survived by
two cmldren, Mr. J. W. R. DeLaugh
ter-aii&Mrs. Burnett .
To th?,;lVomen bf Edgefield County:
I -hake; accepted :the'chairmanship
of . the ;W?mah's ;Liberty -Loan Com
mittj?gf -, Edgefield 'County. I ask the
idiviflial1 co?op?ration ami Snter?st of j
eachHblf? ^yot?f tb:expend your best |
elfprfsjtewards helping- to raise eur
cotmtyjj apportionment bf this loan.
u 'You; whir llave* so splendidly ans
were&the calls-of our-country; off er-j
ed ^Tou^ . services, so willingly! andi
made many s?crifices for our boys at
the f^ont' Will, l am sure, heed this,
last ca?1 from bur government for our j
tim?j^bu?: ta??rit,:' and our money. I
Su?ry/jfife- patriotism asked of us at j
this time wilL.be. of even a higher or- ?
der than. that displayed when our ?
boys^werg on a foreign soil, offering I
tlieir';:3iyes for the safety of homes
and f^a*'ones.'' ' " "'
?ur^-South Carolina boys have no
bly d?e their part. One outstanding
^?tfekhould ' fill our Tie?rts 'with j
???r-'?'lKr:: ->;:t of ?o^l^^T^-J
?02i?l^t*???l%: ?I-e higli&t u-'.iS?n v
.... . -, ' --.-"i
r ' :C '-fV.?'? ..M jil*:* I
ii u ? . <wr? . aa? Sigjnteentn ?. : . ?
ha- . jv.i awarded T^n oi
ifcWA?S'.b'^'': uv. :..!.-.? in i'-it'
Thirtieth Division, one iy,^~;. . r
whole ^number. This is the record; of j
the soldiers of the second to the small,
est state in the union. Will our pa- !
triotism fall short of theirs?
"Mrs. Ben j. Lovick Mims.
_ . ; I
Appointment of Meetings for J
Victory Liberty Loan.
Philippi Church, Sunday morning,
McKendree Church, Sunday morn-i
ing, April 2f)th.
Trenton, Tuesday afternoon, at 3 j
o'clock, April 22nd.
Edgefield, Friday night at 9 o'
clock, April 25th.
Johnston, Saturday afternoon, at
2 o'clock April 26th.
.Antioch Church,. Sunday morning,
April 27th. .,
. ,Red,,Oak Grove Church, Sunday
morning, Mny44th. .
Pleasant Grove, Third Sunday,
Other announcments next week.
Meet and you will hear instructive
talks by splendid speakers.
J. H. CANTELOU,
Miss Cleo Attaway at Harmony
Sunday morning was a beautiful
time for the presentation of the W.
C T. U. work at Harmony. We arriv
ed at this church just while the Sun- j
day School was in session and had the j
pleasure of hearing Prof. Long in the j
midst of teaching the Bible class. It
was very interesting to be present
and hear the questions of importance
as brought out by the discussions of
an. intelligent class.
When the Sunday School assembled
the whole church was nearly filled
with people and when the church ser
vice began the same number were
present Everybody who came at all,
came to Sunday School.
When the Sunday School was dis
missed, it was announced that the W.
C. T. U. would take charge of the
program, and Mr. L. G. Watson pre
sided, over the meeting, making a
very interesting allusion to the heroic
work of the women of the W. C. T.
U.,.whose efforts, he said,, would al
ways be appreciated and never for
Mr. Watson introduced Miss Atta
way, whom he said he had known all
his life, who spoke on the history of
th? prohibition cause, _ and made an
appeal for the Jubilee Fund, amount
ing .to about $17.00
'The" singing was- very bright atfd
spirited and added inspiration to the
Mr. and'Mrs.' J. L. Mims were pre
sent and were called on to add their
commend?tiori to a noble cause.
After the meeting was .dismissed,
a meeting of the local -.inion .was calW
ed and'about, six subscriptions to the
Union Signal were taken. ;v: ?? ?
. : The people of Harmony -; proved
themselves loyal to the 'Centenary
Movement by the posters \yhich(W?re
displayed 911' the walls' of the church!
'i . i- .< ' ? < ~ ". j
Daughters of the American
Revolution. .: :?
The, regular meeting of the Edge
field D'. A. R.' was' entertained most
delightfully on Tuesday afternoon
with Mrs. W. C. Tompkins as hostess.
Interesting business was discussed,
the purchasing of a bronze tablet in
memory of our dead heroe', the giv
ing of a splendid, patriotic moving
picture of Tillalay, France, now be
ing restored by the National Society,
and a letter read by Miss Annie Clis
by from Madame Goyer of France in
reference,to little Louise, the French
Miss Bessie Woodson was accepted
as a member'when her papers are ac
cepted. Mr. Winton Manson who has
recently returned from France with
the 30th Division was present and in
troduced to the chapter by Mrs. Ma
mie Tillman, the reg?nt.
Mrs. Hollingsworth, historian, call
ed the roll of members, each respond
ing with a quotation on Democracy.
Mrs. Maggie Hill read a very inter-;
esting article on Thomas Jefferson'
and Mr. Manson was called upon to'
??ve some of his experiences overseas,
bee* iivited te do so. Thi- >.c'
d'd ja a. kjary ;itt- estira i-ianaer
.. .v.-? V:.?>vi.;-y: (jjk;
"T- Mar ?otters in '. 'r-1- Advert?
ser were ?eixtiy while nc
was overseas', and one .?.....; .. -.*_
to his noiiiefuiko,
bottom by the censor, "This letter
should be made public," so fine was
its spirit. Several of the members
present arose at the end of Mr. Man
son's address and thanked him.
The hostess served strawberry
cr?am and cake.
The next meeting will be held
with Mrs. J.- R. Cantelou in May when
is it the expectation of the Regent to
have Mrs. Duvall, the State Regent,
Y. W. A. Grateful.
The Y. W. A. of Berea Church
wishes to thank everyone for the
wonderful help rendered to us Fri
day .night, April 4, at the Lunch
Party given at the home of Mr. W. T.
Reel, Cleora, S. C.
In spite of the rain which kept so
many' away, we made a success. The
treasurer was presented with $140.
25. We ffirls feel very much encour
aged over our start. We have just or
ganized our Y. W. A.
We are doing home work, working
to furnish our new church. With the
help and co-operation of our friends
we will succeed with our work.
Awards for Victory Loan Cam
"Eighty-five thousand German
Helmets captured by General Persh
ing's men have been apportioned a
mong the Federal Reserve Districts
to be used as prizes in the Victory
Loan Campaign." Wouldn't you ap
All persons who contribute their
services on Victory Loan Committees
^yill be awarded medals from captur
ed German cannon. These medals are
about the size of a half dollar and
contain; a reproduction of the United
States Treasury Department build
ing and a certification of award.
Space for name of recipient.
Industrial Honor Flags will be a
warded to Churches, Firms, Lodges,
etc., whose members subscribe within
prescribed degree. Shall yours be a
mong the Honor Flag Bearers?
J. H. CANTELOU,
County Chairman. .
Young "Soldier Returns. ,:
The t?o" rae of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
S. Tompkins^jj w?s made supremely
happy Satuaday night by the ret?rn
of their youngest son, Gus Tompkins,
from overseas duty with ah honorable
discharge hr his poeket. Gus volun
teered in Chaxlotte for duty with a
medical c?ijps' m~3\i??; <l917, and re
ported for duty in-November. After
completing a course of very strenuous
training he sailed for ovejseas.idiity
the first of February, 1918, and-re
maihed on duty in Frarrce until some
time in March, 1919, making twelve
or fourteen month's of foreign ator
vice- Gus is strong and xobrjfit, having
stood the strenuous life; in Franca^re
markably well. Edgefield gives him a
most cordial welcome."
Longer Electric, S?nra?e., J
The board of public tforks at a
meeting held Friday: decided to'Ex
tend the electric servite' bf the town.
From the time the electric light'plant
was installed about .eight years ago
the light service has extended only
from about 5 or 6 o'clock in the af
ternoon until one br two o'clock in
the morning. Hereafter, commencing
May 1, the plant will be put in opera
tion at nine o'clock in the morning
and run continuously until one, o.'
clock the next morning, enabling
those who are now using gasoli?e.en
gines to install electric power , in
stead. The change will be heartily
welcomed by scores pf people. ...
? ? .
To the Ministers of Edgefield
Our Government requests that iaJl
ministers hold special ..Victory Loan
Services oh Sunday, May 4th. Wont
you do so? i i ?., fi
A special appeal is hereby made to
all ?.?Ministers of the county,, both
white ?and cplored,,j \o impress upon
: the . people of ; their congregations,
\ their full duty relative, to sustaining
?their county in subscribing to-the
[Victory Liberty Loan.'\ " ' 1
.r..c fi..'riist?r has bean- r-'n*i<**i<:3
\ . anOyncr thai tho Red ("ross vefli be
land ch'ildren to be forwarded to des
titute and needy : in Europe, fi The
?Red Cross rooms will be open Friday
of this week and Tuesday and Friday
?of next week to receive the clothing.
The clothing drive will close Friday
of next week. .
Rev. W. S. Brooke, the beloved pas
tor of the Baptist church of John
ston, has charge of raising funds in
the Edgefield association in the .Edu
cational campaign that is now. On in
.South Carolina among the ' Baptist
(denomination. The selection of Mr.
?Brooke for this important, undcrtak
ling was awise ene. He preached in the
?Baptist church Itere Sunday niotning
jurd presented the subject of : Chris
tian education very, eloquently^ and
effectively. He came over Mtfnday
and made .a man-tp-man, house-to
house canvass soliciting subscrip
tions. The members of the'Edgefield
?church have beeb asttea to contribute
'$4,000 for Christian education.'. We
. have not heard what amount Mr.
; Brooke secured. ? . ?
Death of Mrs. Jane Bennett. '
Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Jan'e;Ben
jnett died at her home in Edgefield in
j her 79th year. Shew?s a wid?wdf the
?late James E. Bennett. On account
j of failing health,' Mrs. Bennett had
not mingled with the people of the
j community for several years. Being
an invalid she was confined to her
?room. Mrs. Bennett's maiden'name
was Miss Jane Summerall and she
was reared in the Red Hill section of
the county, where her early life was
j spent. Mrs. Bennett was a member of
: the First Christian Church ' of Au
gusta, ' having ' joined that' church
while she and Mr.'Bennett resided in
Augusta. Mrs. Bennett leaves several
grandchildren but all 'pf. her children
The funeral was. held at Red Hill
church Wednesday afternoon, RcjV. A. <
L. Gunter conducting the funeral in
Red Hjil church. : .
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