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Address by Mr. Jacobs. Ai
noon Picnics for School.
New Century Club
On Friday evening, May 30th
the auditorium of the High Sci
at 9 o'clock. Hon. Jos.' oh Jacobs,
has recently returrned from Ch
will address the public, his talk b
ing on his views <ind impression!
Turkey and China. About three y
ago Mr. Jacobs left here to serv<
interpreter i? Turkey, remaii
there a year, then going to Ch
where he ro^e high in governnu
authority, acting as American (
The address of Mr. Jacobs will
of great interest and much value
everyone should he<ir him.
The public is invited to atteni
Mrs.-T. B. Haltiwanger has reti
ed to Greenwood after a visit to
daughter, Mrs. W. F. Scott.
Mr. G. P. Cobb, who was so ill
week, having suffered a stroke
apoplexy, is much improved,
brother, Mr. Beman Cobb, of Gre
ville, has been with him since his
Mr. Willie Pearce Stevens arri1
on Monday from Florida with
beautiful bride, they arc spending
few days at the home of the forme
father, Mr. P. C. Stevens.
Mr. Stevens had gone to Florida
visit his nancee, and while there p
suaded her to have their marris
take place at the time.
Warm congratulations are extei
ed to them by a host of friends.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cox have go
to Henderson, N. C. to visit the fi
Mrs. C. P. Corn is going to W
halla this week to visit her parents.
On Sunday morning, Rev. W.
Brooke gave a detailed account of t
held in Atlanta.
On Sunday evening he preach
upon reaching the third mile-stone
his work here with the people
Johnston, having entered upon 1
ministry here on May 16, 1916.
The Woodward Lumber Co.,
Augusta has presented to the Bapti
church 300 splendid fans. On tl
back of each is to be found mar
scripture quotations. During tl
summer, these fans will be great!
The Methodist charge here is to t
congratulated upon the fine gift t
further the Centenary movement. I
this charge of which Rev. David Ke
lar is pastor, are three churche:
Johnston, Harmony and Spann. Th
charge was asked for $12,000 and b
Sunday $17,000 was pledged. The a
mount is still increasing, and it i
thought it will reach the $20,00
mark. This is a grand movement am
everyone is deeply concerned over il
and others than the Methodists an
rejoicing in their noble efforts.
Miss Jennie White of Chester ha:
been visiting Mrs. JL. D. Crouch.
Misses Viola and Magdaleen Ans
tin of Augusta have been visiting ir
the home of Mr. Joe Jacobs.
Those from here who attended th?
Shriners' meeting last weelc at Spar
tanburg were Messrs. John Wright.
J. A. Lott, Spann Toney, George
Hardy, J. W. Stirnen, W. M. Wright,
Joseph Cox and William Rhoden.
Mrs. H. W. Crouch and Mrs. L. S.
Maxwell have xturned from Mullins,
and with them came Mrs. Grace
Crouch, who has been spending the
winter with her mother, Mrs. Smith.
Everyone welcomes her back.
The various grades of the High
School are enjoying afternoon pic
nics and the teachers are giving the
young folks happy times.
Lessons are completed without a
recess, the day the picnic is had and
then in. a large wagon, about noon,
all start off to Slide Hill or Lover's
Leap. Miss Helen Lewis carried her
grade on Friday past. Mrs. L. C. Lat
imer carried the 3rd grade and Miss
Ella Jacobs took her grade. Each
child carried a box of good things
while others contributed ingredients
for making churns of ice cream.
Cones in quantities were carried and
each child testified to enjoying three
or four cones. .........
Mrs. C. P. Corn was a most cordial
hostess on last- . Monday - afternoon,
the young matron's' club meeting with
her. Dorothy Perkins " roses fill
many baskets t:bout the large gre
living room and made a pleasing i
feet. There were several other gue:
and all enjoyed a game of progressi
rook. While sweet music was bei
had the hostess served a delicio
salad course. Mrs. I. T. Welling w
presented the honor guest prize, M
J. L. Walker, the prize for the hip
est score and Miss Sue Smith a pri
for making the highest cut.
The New Century club met Tu<
day afternoon at Breezy Heights, t
home of Mrs. J. W. Marsh. T
weather was inclement but never-tl
less, there was a good attendance f
the meetings held here are alwa
Mrs. Chas.- Ped rick, the hoste
mother, assisted her in receiving t
Miss Clara Sawyer conducted t
meeting, the chief business beir
hearing the report of the recent fe
eration, which was given in a fi
and comprehensive manner by Mi
J. H. White. And reading of beautif
and appropriate resolutions upon tf
death of Mrs. F. M. Boyd by Mrs.
A. Lott, chairman. The election
officers were as follows: Presider
Miss Clara Sawyer; Vice-Presider
Mrs. J. W. Marsh; Recording Seer
tary, Miss Zena Payne; Correspon
ing Secretary, Mrs. J. A. Lott to su
ceed Mrs. P. N. Lott, who had servi
the term of two years; Treasure
Miss Mallie Waters, to succeed Mi
James Strother; Critic, Mrs. H. .
Grant; Librarian, Mrs. J. L. Walker
At the Federation, all clubs we
requested to send at least six boo
to the Girls' School at Campobell
This school corresponds to the Boj
Reformatory School at Florence. Tl
Librarian, Mrs. Walker was asked
see to the sending of the books \vhi<
the members dr ? i at this meetin
Mrs. P. N. Lvu had charge of tl
literary period using "Prophi-"
the subject which was most i
lng.. .Mrs. Olin Eidson gave
paper and Mrs. J. H. White ai
J. A. Lott gave selections on t
ject. Mrs. Lon Crouch gave a r
Later the hostess served di
cream and pound cake, s\ve<
decorating each plate.
Mrs. T. R. Hoyt most delightful;
entertained the We-are-Twelve clu
on Friday afternoon.
In addition to the members, thei
were 24 guests and nine f 'des c
rook, filled with these, the roi ns wei
animated scenes. The game was liv<
ly and all enjoyed it.
Later the hostess served a deliciou
repast, being assisted by Mrs. Far
Mrs. J. W. Mish entertained the I
Tau club on last Thursday, the hor
oree being Mrs. Oliver Hamiltor
This pleasant occasion was had in th
home of Mrs. P. N. Kneese, whic
was attractively decorated in quanti
ties of flowers. A game of progress
ive rook passed a happy hour afte
which a tempting repast was served
The Apollo Music club met oi
Wednesday afternoon in the home o
Mrs. T. R .Hoyt, she with Mrs. J. W
Cox being hostess.
This was the last meeting for th*
year and all meetings have been s<
enjoyable, with the musical pro
gram and study, that every one wa
sorry that they were ended.
Th study course for next year wa:
voted on and the program at eacl
meeting will be made out by a leadei
and three assistants, each leader t(
thinks will interest the members,
select any musical subject that sh?
Miss Payne appointed the commit
tees to facilitate the work for th?
To prepare the year book: Chair
man, Mrs. Mims Walker, Mesdames
T. R. Hoyt and J. H. White and Miss
Social Service: Chairman, Mrs. C.
P. Corn, Mesdames, W. J. Hatcher,
and L. S. Maxwell.
Entertainment: Chairman, Miss
Emma Bouknight, Mesdames Joe Cox
W. F. Scott, J. W. Marsh and Miss
Miss Emma Bouknight had charge
of the program this afternoon, "Pa
triotic Songs of America" being the
subject. The patriotic songs were tak
en up in order of their origin and a
doption. First, "Yankee Doodle,"
second, "Hail Columbia" and third,
"The Star Spangled Banner." The
origin of these son ps were given and
then sung. The songs" of 1843 and
Rev. R. G. Lee Receives Degree
of Doctor of Philosophy.
The Chicago Law School has con
ferred the degree of Doctor of Phil
osophy upon Rev. R. G. Lee, pastor
of the Baptist Church. In this school,
no honorary degrees are conferred,
so that this honor is won by actual
attainment of knowledge and passing
of examination through study and re
search on the following subjects:
Ethics, Microcosmos, Political Phil
osophy, Jurisprudence, Political E
conomy and Sociology.
The obtaining of the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Civ
iil Law, is the result of strict compli
ance to the required conditions for
each degree and only after the appli
cant shall have attained a prescribed
standard of scholarship and submits
a satisfactory thesis.
The Dean of t> Diplomacy de
partment of th- ugo Law School
has written t1 xt on International
Law which : ? reference hand-book
j of the Cr .issioners at the Peace
Conference in France, over all text
j books on that subject. This authority
?spoke very highly of Dr. Lee's brief
on International Law. The woi'k on
. Christian Ethics and Philosophy were
I Dr. Lee, with Mrs. Lee, during the
, j month of June, will attend the com
fmencement exercises of the Chicago
j Law School when the degrees will be
'publicly conferred, and he has been
?invited to make an address, the sub
ject being "A Chorus of Confirma
tions." The subject of the thesis is
; "Civilization, the Beneficiary of In
j The faculty of the Law School is
: ! composed of leading lawyers, of Chi
? cago, many of whom have attained
i national reputation, and the methods
!of instruction conform to the latest
? and most approved ideas upon the i
wnicn would lead to a degree.
Dr. Lee is a graduate of Furman
(University and also did post graduate
[work in Latin and Spanish at Tulane
I University, teaching these languages
?the year previous to his coming to
Edgefield, at Furman University.
: Mrs. James Cantelou Enter
tains D. A. R.
The May meeting of the Daughters
of the American Revolution took
place at the home of Mrs. James Can
telou on Tuesday afternoon.
The historical part of the program
was in charge of Mrs. D. B. Holling
worth. Mrs. James Cantelou read a
very entertaning paper on the French
Revoluton. This was preceded by the ,
roll call to which each member re
wded with items of interest con- ,
corning the achievements of great ?
women of to-day.
Miss Miriam Norris sang the Mar
sellaise in a stirring manner. A report
of D. A. R. congress was read by Mrs.
Mamie Tillman. Miss Florence Mims
told of some places of Revolutionary ,
interest in and around Boston. I
The business session was in charge |
of Mrs. Mamie Tillman. Plans were
made for the 17th of June at Cedar
Fields, for the ordering of a memorial
tablet and the college girls' entertain
At the conclusion of the program ;
a refreshing salad course with iced
tea was served, Misses Justine Can- <
telou and R?sela Parker very gra- \
ciously serving. 1
their composers were given. "Colum
bia, the Gem of the Ocean," was
sung. "Amerca" was next and then
the songs of 1861-65. "Dixie" was
was sung. !
Last came the songs, inspired by.
the world war. "Keep the Home Fires
Burning," the leader stated, was con-J
ceded to be the song that would last...
"Kniting,"'the woman's song. "Thejj
Rose of No Man's Land" and "You've" j
Got to Get Up in the Morning," a ,
song of Camp Jackson, were sung.
After this interesting program, the :
hostess assisted by Mesdames John
Wright and Fannie Hoyt served an
elaborate salad cours? with iced tea?
Tlie Advertiser pres
cut of the proposed ho
A Worthy Southern Home.
The assertion that a prophet is not
wtho?t honor save in his own coun
try is true not only of people but of
places; -On Saturday afternoon I
drove: out to what is known as the
old ??ntelou homestead, now owned
and occupied by Mr. S. A. Brunson,
and-found it to my delight to be one
of those old Southern mansions of
whicji the sunny South alone can
The New England home with its
stern porchless front seems to recede
fron?-.the one entering through its
tw?^efoorways made to keep out the
whistling wind. On the contrary the
Snnft'om home sends a spacious
lecieu LU enanca Ouim.t...,_
at the Cantelou homestead I saw the
rooms occupied by Preston S. Brooks
who made himself famous hy defying
Charles Sumner, who in a public
speech reflected upon the South.
One is inclined to believe that
Mother Nature must dearly love the
South for she visits it with the kind
est beneficence and fills it with the
greatest bounty. The stately old trees
which surround the place make a fit
ting frame for the masterpiece which
Most people are like the little girl
who lived in the mountains, and who,
looking out into the distance, saw
other mountains, blue instead of
green. She went in search of the dis
tant blue ones and on arriving saw
that the mountains she left were now
the blue ones, having taken on the
enchantment of distance.
Though the Southerner may go?
North to study the architecture of
New England, and the Northern man
may come South to see the beautiful
landscapes of the South, happy is the
man who has the grace to see in the
things of. his own home town, the
glories of a great past.
E. N. Smith Writes From
April 20, 1919.
My dear loving Mother:
I will answer your kind letter
which I received to-day. I was so glad
to hear from you all, and to know
that you were well. You and Pa are
[jetting on so well with the farm, you
wrote me. That is fine.
Don't be troubled about me, for
when God saved me and forgave me
my sins, he promised to he with me,
30 don't worry. We will be taken care
I will be glad, to have some good
country sausage.once again.
I will be home in May or June.
I am so glad that Georgia comes
and stays with you all. It seems good
that I will be leaving here any time
If you worry about me read the
Uth chapter of St. John.
Good luck to you all.
- Your loving son,
".~~E. N. SMITH;-""
eiits this week in adv
spital for Edgefield co
Steps Taken to Build Hospital
At a meeting held a few days ago
definite steps were taken looking to
the building of a hospital in Edge
field, the following officers being e
lected: Dr. A. R. Nicholson, presi
dent; Dr. R. A. Morsh, secretary and
Dr. J. N. Crafton, treasurer. The
Edgefield County Hospital Associa
tion will be capitalized at $30,000
and stock will be sold on easy terms
at $100 per share. Committees in
every' section of the county have been
appointed tc solicit stock and accept
??rofi.ivill nffnrinc? A Heining school
.ma. Jluii: v tiiw?._,
Mathis, H. W. McKie.
Meriwether-Dr. W. H. Mathis,
Chairman ; H. F. Cooper, Miss Emmie
Lanham, Mrs. Thos. J. Briggs, Mrs.
Cleora-C. M. Williams, Chairman;
Miss Janie Reel, J. W Morgan, Mrs.
Luther Brunson, Mrs. R. A. Wash.:
Pleasant Lane-Dr. J. H. Self,
Chairman; F. L. Timmerman, Mrs. L.
H. Hamilton, J. F. Shaffer, Mrs. Ed.
Meeting Street-J. F. Payne, Chair
man; Miss Lena Sevens, Mrs. J. K.
Allen, Mrs. Wm. Logue, John Bryan.
Waycross-M. B. Hamilton, Chair
man; Mrs. John R. Blocker, C. A.
Nicholson, Wm. Ransom.
Johnston-Dr. George D. Walker,
Chairman; W. D. Ouzts, Dr. C. P.
Corn, Dr. C. F. Strother, Dr. S. G.
Mobley, Mrs. W. D. Ready, Mrs. Jas.
Philippi-Mr. Burrell Boatwright,
Chairman; Lewis Holmes, Mrs. John
Claxton, Mrs. Geo. Scott.
Trenton-Dr. S. A. Morrall, Chair
man; Mrs. J. D. Mathis, Mrs. Julius
Vann, Mrs. Dorian Swearing en, W.
Horn's Creek-Geo. Swearingen,
Chairman; F. F. Rainsford, Mrs. S.
Harmony-G. M. Smith, Chair
man; Miss Emma Bouknight, W. G.
Ouzts, O. W. Wright.
Edgefield-J. G. Edwards, Chair
man; B. B. Jones, Mrs. J. L. Mims,
L. Wigfall Cheatham, Miss Elizabeth
Rainsford, T. A. Hightower, Miss
Mae Tompkins, Miss Marjorie Tomp
kins, Miss Annie Clisby.
Sub-Committees to report to Cen
tral Committee in Secretary's office,
Tompkins and Marsh's office, June
Pure .Porto Rica Potato Plants
ready to deliver every day in the
week at $2.00 per thousand.
C. W. WATSON,
Oh my, what a pleasure, to know
that when your FORD needs SER
VICE that the YONCE MOTOR CO.,
is on "the joh !-Adv.
ance o? its erection ?j
linty io be located in
I ALONG THE POTOMAC.
Stanmore Townes Writes In
teresting Description of
a Boat Ride on the
Shrill blows the whistle as the U. S.
[S. Moosehead leaves the Washington
j clocks for Indian Head, the Naval
?Proving Station, thirty miles down
The trip is one continuous scene of
j boundless beauty. As the steamer
leaves the docks you look back on.
the Capitol dome and the Congress
ional Library, magnificent above all
jwooded slope and just on tu^ vi _
j slope with eight large massive col-)
;umns stands the old Curtis-Lee man
And this is Arlington, the Nation
Then, beyond, the wireless towers
of the Radio Staion vie in height with
the Washington monument but not in
beauty, for the towers are steel.
The steamer swiftly glides oil
down the calm Potomac whose banks:
stand over a mile apart along this
route, and now and then a lowland
field, all green with pasture grass as
sail the wooded slopes that stretch
for miles on either bank.
On the right bank is a manson,,
magnificently gTandj-the home of.
Washington, and around this man
sion is a grove of trees, hickory oak,
elm and wild locust. The august spot
High on a pole the Stars and
Stripes float to the breeze and at a*
little distance off. is the tomb of Wash
ington in a simple, brick enclosure,
but obscured from the river by the
grove. ? -.
We are now sixteen miles down the
river and farther on, as father back,
the verdant slopes on either side
stretch far anti. wide.
a ? i v . ?. i
And here and there juts out into.
the river an abrupt' promontory oh
whose summit rests a mansion, by ;
hardwood trees surrounded and in
beauty almost equal to the banks of
How pleasantly steanis the boat ?
long this wide and winding stream!
You are gazing at the hills of Mary
land, while by your side a blonde's
loose tresses are floating to the
breeze, her heavenly blue eyes, bluer
than the seas, her dark georgette^
dress and mouse-hue stockings ex-!
quisitely constructed for a form lik?'
You hear a thunder, like a repet?-'
tion of a little Argonne hell. The !
boat arrives at Indian Head, the.
Naval Proving Grounds. My next letr
ter will tell you about it.
S. Bi TOWNES, :;i
Indian Head, Md., . ftj
. May 22, 19T9.~~" -"f