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Wednesday, May 7.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
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Miss De Ette Maynard, of Green
wood, is a guest of Mrs. Manly Tim
Mrs. Carl Shapard Oakman, of De
troit, Michigan, is visiting her aunt,
Mrs. J. M. Cobb.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Yonce, of John
ston, spent Sunday in Edgefield with
their son, Mr. W. P. Yonce.
Mrs. W. D. Ready and Mrs. Sadie
Hill came over from Johnston Sat
urday and spent a portion of the day
Capt. 0. P. Bright has accepted
the position of manager of the Dixie
Highway Garage, which is owned by
Mr. George Adams.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard and Mr. J.
L. Minis are in Charleston today at
tending a meeting of the board of
. visitors of the Citadel.
The greatest need in Edgefield at
this time is more dwelling houses and
then some more. But how it does
cost to erect them now!
A few garden seed are left at The
Advertiser office that were sent us
for free distribution. Better call at
once and get what you ned.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard went to
Greenwood Sunday to attend a meet
ing of the trustees of Connie Max
well which was held Monday.
Mr. W. P. Yonce will soon improve
his lot between his garage and Dr.
J. S. Byrd's building, making that a
solid block of modern buildings.
In their advertisement this week
the Y'once Motor Company gives five
clear cut reasons why you should buy
a Ford automobile. Read what they
Hear Mrs. Deborah Knox Living
stone, of Maine, at the Baptist
church Sunday evening on the vital
subject of temperance and prohibi
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Cooner and
their two little children motored from
Columbia to Edgefield Sunday to visit
Mrs. Mary. Norris and Mrs. Mamie
Mrs. H. C. Porter was carried to
the hospital in Augusta last week for
treatment. Her friends hope that
she will be fully restored to her usual
state of health.
Y*ou can now convert your cotton
seed into cash at government price.
Mr. A. M. Timmerman advertises in
this issue that he is in the market
from now until the night of May 20.
Having almost completed his brick
garage across the str??t ?i'?m his
stable on Jeter street, Mr. Bettis Can
telou is hauling material for the
erection of an automobile show room.
The Overland cars continue to be
popular because of their quality and 1
price. See Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr.,
about a car before you buy. He has
just received a car load of Overland
cars. , ....<?-?' . : . -
Work on the store and office
building of Dr. J. S. Byrd is progres- |
sing rapidly. Unless something un- i
toward occurs td delay the work, the
building will be ready for the oc
cupants by or before the early fall.
Edgefield needs one or two more :
good boarding houses. Practically '
every where boarders are taken in ''
Edgefield is filled. The town can not :
grow unless some means is provided
for taking care of persons who come
to Edgefield. r \
^ Our people are eagerly awaiting
the return of the 81st Division from
overseas, as it will mean the home
coming of a considerable number of
our soldier boys. Gen. Pershing has
ordered the division to make ready
for the voyage.
Mr. T. B. Lanham has written the
Y. M. C. A. secretary that he will en
ter upon his duties as State Y. M. C.
A. secretary about the first of June.
The people of Edgefield are delight
ed to get Mr. Lanham and his fam
ily so much nearer home than Ohio.
The Advertiser publishes its last
Boston letter until next fall. Our
little "Yankee" scribe will return to
Edgefield before the next issue of
The Advertiser and remain until
about the middle of October, when
she will resume her studies at the
Leland Powers School of Expression.
Mr. and Mrs. Manly Dobson came
over from Augusta on Sunday. Mrs.
Dobson stopped over with her mother,
Mrs. Swearingen, at Trenton, and
Mr. Dobson spent the day with his
family in Edgefield.
Just unloaded a car of Ford one
ton trucks. Now is the time to buy
-when you can get them. Ford
trucks supply the best and most eco
nomical means of transportation. Ask
the men who are using them. Yonce
Mrs. C. E. May, Misses May
Tompkins, Elizabeth Smith and
Gladys Padgett are in Greenville for
the week-end as guests of Miss Mar
garet May. Miss Margaret will as
sist in piano selections at the vocal
recital of Miss Alice Todd on Fri
day evening. They will return on
The Woman's Liberty Loan Com
mittee requests that the school chil
dren of Edgefield town and county
will assemble at the court house on
Friday afternoon to join the pa
triotic demonstration on the arrival
of the war tank. The- committee will
be glad to have the schools sing
"America" on that occasion.
Mr. Claude Eubanks who volun
teered for service in the navy and is
now stationed at Providence, R. L,
came down home last week to attend
the funeral of his father, Mr. Amos
Eubanks. rle hopes to have his fur
lough extended so as to remain a
few days longer with his mother.
Claude's friends have given him a
very cordial greeting.
James Dobson is here for a visit to
his grandmother, Mrs. Emma Dob
son, and his aunts, Misses Sophie and
Marion Dobson. Jimmie, as we all
think of him in Edgefield, was in a
train ship of the navy for some
months, and was discharged in
March, returning to his father at
Greensboro at tflat time. He will
visit Augusta this week before re
turning to Greensboro.
Corner Store's Victory Window
The unique Victory loan decora
tions of the east window of the Cor
ner Store won the prize, a German's
officer's helmet, that was awarded by
the women's committee for the best
decorated window in Edgefield. There
were several other attractive win
dows, Mr. Rubenstein's probably be
ing entitled to second place.
Centenary Drive Begins.
On the third Sunday in May, the
Erreat drive inaugurated in faith and
courage by the Methodist church will
begin and will last eight days. The
total amount of the fund throughout
the Southern Methodist church is
For this charge the amount is $8,
135.00, of which Trenton has assum
ed $2,000, leaving $6,135.00 for the
Edgefield Methodist church.
The church here hopes to raise
;his amount the first day of the drive.
Everybody hopes that they will. What
i monument to the generosity and
?arnestness of the Edgefield Metho
dists this will be. God speed them!
Methodist Church Notes.
There will be special services at the
Hethodist church on next Sunday in
lonnection with the approaching Cen
enary drive. The Sunday School will
>e held at the usual hour, 10:30 a. m. i
Vt the 11:30 o'colck service there
viii be two or three short spirited
alks by laymen and these will be f ol
owed with a sermon by the pastor,
he theme being appropriate to the
Centenary. It is of vital importance
or the members of the church to at
end this service; make your plans
low and help us to make this, the last
(reaching service before the "Great
Drive" a memorable occasion. Come,
ind make an honest effort to bring
omeone with you! Everybody is in
cited. UHI- .
Epworth League Meeting.
In the afternoon at 5 o'clock, the
?ervice will be in the nature of a
foung people's service and will be in
:harge of the Epworth League. There
viii be several songs and short ad
Iresses by the young people of the
Epworth League and congregation.
\gain the Centenary will be the
;heme and the offering will go to Ep
worth League Extension work. We
ire anxious to have a large congrega
ron at this service. The public is cor
This is a wonderful age in which
;h? yoting people can make great for
rard efforts for the promotion of the
Kingdom that is even now here, and
fight under a banner which is even
aow victorious. Come and add enthu
siasm to the occasion.
Order of Exercise for Memor
Master of ceremonies, J. L. Min
Invocation, Rev. R. G. Lee.
Greetings of chapter preside]
Salute to flag, led by chapter pre
Pledge to flag, Daughters in ui
Bishop Capers Prayer, Rev. A.
The Lord's Prayer in unison.
Hymn, "How Firm a Foundation
! Placing memorial roses on cross 1
'three former chapter presidents.
Appreciation for our boys, Liei
Reading, Miss A. M. Clisby.
Song, Duet by Mrs. Carwile ai
Presentation to school, S. M. Sir
Address, Rev. R. G. Lee.
Five minute talks by veterans.
Rebel yell in which Boy Scouts ar
Soldiers are asked to join hymn.
Would Not Live Always, all.
Benediction, Rev. C. E. Bailey.
To Salute the flag Daughte:
should face it standing, and plat
their right hand upon the heart hob
ing this position, while the pledge
Memorial Day Observance.
After the benediction is pronoum
ed the audience is requested to ri
main and stand at attention until th
veterans and young soldiers ha\
passed out. The ranking officer c
the returned soldiers is requested t
j place the men in line formation ?
the foot of the step;, and stand t
attention and .ialute the veterans a
they pass between the lines. Th
veterans will go into the basemer
of the building for their dinner an
the young soldiers will be talion i
charge by the young girls in tow
who will spread them a picnic dir
ncr. All contributing to the vetei
an's dinner will please send the mc
ney to Miss Annie DeLoach and hav
the bread, cake, potatoes and pies a
the school house by ten o'clock in th
Those contributing to the picni
dinner for the boys will please com
municate with Miss Mae Tompkin
and her committee as soon as possi
ble and have your baskets at th*
school house by ten o'clock markei
"for picnic dinner." Parties cominj
in from the country may find it con
venient to bring baskets. In whicl
case many beautiful places may bi
found under the trees for eating
There will be reserved seats pro
vided for the veterans and soldiers
The wives of veterans and widows oi
confederate soldiers are asked to sil
with the Daughters and to wear a red
and white badge for identification.
Ali children are asked to sit in the
rear of the auditorium. The Boy
Scouts are asked to look out for the
veterans, escort them into the build
ing and to their seats, and to see to
it that they have no want ungrati
fied. They will form at the foot of
the steps as they come down, stand
at attention and salute the veterans
as they pass. They are also asked to
assist the dinner committee in pro
curing tables and seats. They are
asked to join in the rebel yell and the
salute to the flag.
The girls of the Bald Eagle Chap
ter are requested to meet at the
home of Mrs. Woodson at 5:30 on
Friday afternoon and go with the
committee to decorate the graves of
those soldiers whose graves have not
been attended to by their families.
Each member of the Chapter is ask
ed to bring fourm wreaths for the
The decoration committee, Mrs.
Herbert Smith and Mrs. Zillah Paul
and Mrs. James DeVore, see that the
two monuments are decorated by
those appointed to do it, or some one
Committee on arrangements, Mrs.
J. M. Wright, Miss Hortense Padgett,
Mrs. Maggie T. Hill and Mrs. Wood
Dinner committee, Mrs. Mary C.
Marsh, chairman, Mrs. Jas. T. Byrd,
Mrs. Ed Rives, Mrs. Maggie Hill, Mrs.
Lee Cantelou, Miss Annie DeLoach,
Mrs. Joe Cantelou, Mrs. P. P. Bla
lock. Coffee and tea, Mrs. Barker
and Mrs. Ida Sheppard.
Committee to Solicit, Mrs. Mouson
Smith,. Mrs. Alice Jones, Mrs. Daisy
Nicholson, Mrs. Jas. Byrd, Mrs. J. L.
Mims, Mrs. E. H. Crews and Mrs.
Alford, Miss Annie DeLoach, treas
urer. .! ? T'i
To decorate monuments, Mrs. N.
G. Evans and Mrs. J. H. Nicholson.
Any person having U. D. C. decora
tions will please send them to the
school house Friday afternoon, where
the committee will take charge of
Since March 1st there hasn't been a single day passed that we did not
receive new goods. Every day we are receiving new and stylish merchan
dise. So you will always find a large and full stock to select from. We carry
the largest and best selected stock of any store around here.
Extra specials are offered every day on our bargain counter. A visit to
our store will convince you we sell as advertised.
Seventy-five dresses in blue and black serge. Prices ranging from $15.00 to $3.5.00,
but we would like to close the entire lot out, so we are offering them at the following
$1.5.00 and $17.50 dresses at
$25.00 and $30.00 dresses at
Twenty pieces of Voile in solid colors, 59-cent values,
Twenty.five dozen ladies' voile waists, ten different
styles to select from, $1.75 values, at_ _..98c.
One hundred pairs of ladies' Oxfords in chocolate,
in high and low heel, every pair guaranteed, $7.50
BOYS' WASH SUITS.
We have over 300 boys' suits to select from. Prices
75c. to $5.00.
Seventy-five silk poplin skirts just arrived in black
and colors. $6.50 and $7.00 values, at.$3.75
One hundred men's Pilm Beach and Kool Cloth suits,
$15.00 and $17.50 values, at.$9.50.
SAMPLE DRESSES! Seventy-five dresses in Messalineand Taffeta just arrived. Only |;
one of a kind. Prices up to $22.50-your choice $11.50.
MILLINERY ! You will always find a large assortment to select from. New goods arriv
REMEMBER ! Don't matter what you need, if it is
something to wear, you can always find it here for less
Why You Should Buy a Ford
FIRST and Foremost-IT IS A BETTER CAR.
SECOND-It must be judged independently of
it price. Large production makes selling prices
THIRD-One-half of all the cars on American
roads are FORD cars.
FOURTH-The Ford car has back of it the
biggest financial responsibility in the automo
FIFTH-Think of it: you can never get very
far away from. Ford service. And you will
find it quick, economical and courteous. .
Place your orders NOW. The earlier you place
your order the quicker you will get your FORD.
Yours for good roads,
Yonce Motor Co.
Authorized Ford Dealers