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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, July 23.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mrs. Ida Blount of Grovetown, Ga.,
is a guest of Mrs. S. M. Smith.
We are having more "moonshine"
than sunshine in Edgefield these days.
Miss Grace Tompkins has gone to
Montreat, N. C., to spend several
Miss Louise Coleman of Aiken was
the guest of Miss Mamie Dunovant
Mrs. Carroll of McCormick is here
visting her daughter, Mrs. W. W.
Miss Eliza Mims of Johnston was
a guest of her cousins, Miss Eliza
Mims and Mrs. E. J. Norris, last week.
Mrs. Marie Sharpton has returned
from Washington where she has been
spending several months.
Mrs. J. D. Holstein and Miss Eliza
beth Smith have gone to Asheville
to spend several weeks.
Miss Margaret Madden will leave
to-morrow for an extended visit to
relatives in Columbia and Greenville.
If the rains continue much longer,
we'll have ten-dollar crops on much
of the hundred-dollar land in Edge
Watch the label on your paper and
renew when your subscription ex
pires, promptly, so you will not miss
an issue. The price is $2.00 in ad
Mrs. L. S. Kernaghan and her lit
tle son are in Hendersonville for a
stay of several weeks. Mr. Kernag
han spent the week-end with them
Mr. J. G Holland completed the
cotton grading course at Clemson
and crme home Friday. He left yes
terday to join Mrs. Holland and their
little girl at Montreat, N. C.
Senator and Mrs. D. D. McColl of
Bennettsvllle accompanied by their
children, are here visiting Mrs. Mc
Coll's parents, Ex-Gov. and Mrs. John
Mr. Orlando Sheppard went to Co
lumbia Friday in response to a call
from Governor Cooper requesting a
conference of the heads pf the State
Misses Elise Lake and Rosa Hill
were week-end guests of Mrs. Milton
Parker, Jr., who gave a tea in their
honor, also in honor of Mr. B. H.
Parker, Friday night.
Mr. T. A. Hightower has just re
turned from a business trip of a week
to Boston. He went to the head office'
in the interest of the Addison Mills
which he has managed so successful
Mr. Abram Daitch left Sunday for
New York to purchase a large fall
stock of merchandise. He believes in
being on the ground early and get
ting the best that is offered before
the usual advance.
The demand for Ford cars increas
es. Mr. Yonce of the Yonce Motor
Company says he could sell a Ford a
day if he could get them. He has been
promised a larger allotment of cars
after August 1 by the factory.
Mrs. James S. Bryd is enjoying a
sojourn of two weeks at Glenn
Springs. Fitzmaurice and little
Ethelyn are in Columbia with their
grandparents, Mr. 'and Mrs. James
Let's wage war on distilleries in
Edgefield county. If there is one be
ing operated in your section report
it to an officer of the law and then
stand by the officer in his efforts to
bring the offender to justice.
The County Interdenominational
Sunday School convention will con
vene to-day at Stevens Creek church
and the Edgefield County Baptist
Sunday School convention will be
held next Wednesday and Thursday
at Horn's Creek church.
Dr. R. G. Lee attended a confer
ence in Columbia yesterday held for
laying preliminay plans for the
this fall. From Columbia Dr. Li.s
went to Fairforest to conduct a re
vival meeting. He will be away next
Sunday but his regular appointments
will be filled by some one el?e. }y
Mrs. S. A. M orrall has gone to
Fletcher, N. C., to spend the remain
der of the summer.
Miss Margaret May returned to
Greenwood with her aunt, Mrs. Lillie
Cogburn; Monday to spend a while.
down from Heath Springs Monday to
Mr. Beauregard Timmons came
spend several days in Edgefield.
Mrs. Bertis Cantelou and children
will spend the week-end in Columbia
with her sister, Mrs. S. M. Rice.
Mrs. James E. Hart and Miss
Eloise Hart are in Darlington this
week visiting Mrs. Hart's sister, Mrs.
I. T. Welling. x
Mrs Maryland Wall of North Au
gusta and Mr. Marcus Randall of Cin
cinnatti are here for a visit to their
cousin, Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr.
Mrs. Kate Kernaghan has returned
from Texas where she has been
spending several months with her son,
Mr. Earl Kernagha'n.
Elizabeth and Effie Allen Lott and
Margaret Allen are spending this
week in Chappells with their uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allen.
Llttie Miss Margaret Edwards of
Batesburg has been the guest for a
week of Misses Mary and Martha
A lot of lots will be offered for
sale to a lots of people this week to 1
build a lots of houses for lots of peo ;
pie to live in.
Mrs. B. B. Jones and Miss Nelle I
Jones arrived Monday from Beaufort,
where they have been spending sev
Miss Gladys Padgett has returned
from a prolonged visit to her sister,
Mrs. Norwood Cleveland in Green
The young people will give another
dance in the Opera House Thursday
night, the music to be furnishe'd by a
band from Augusta.
Mr. R. C. Padgett motored to Co
lumbia Saturday expecting to return
Sunday but was detained until Mon
day afternoon on account of thc ex- ?
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Townsend, ac- j
companied by Mrs. Townsend's sis- ?
ter, are enjoying an extended trip
to New York, Niagara Falls and other
northern places this week.
Mr. and Mrs. P.' P. Burns arrived
from Birmingham Tuesday to spend
some time here with Mrs. Burns' pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Shep
Miss Elizabeth Crews of Laurens
arrived last night to visit her uncle, !
Mr. E. H. Crews. She made a number
of friends during a former visit to j
Edgefield who will welcome her very
Mr. Trapp Bryan who is well
known in Edgefield motored from
his home in Thomson, Ga., Monday to
Edgefield to visit his mother, Mrs.
B. P. Bryan, who resides on Route
The heavy rains wrought some
damage Monday to the dam at Mr. S.
E. Mongan's mill but it will be repair
ed in several weeks. Mr. Morgan is
having the flour mill overhauled by
putting in new bolting cloths and
making other improvements.
Miss Nellie Bryant, a sister of our
esteemed fellowtownsman, Mr. Price
Bryant, has completed the full busi
ness course, including stenography,
at a business college in Augusta and
after resting for the summer of her
mother, Mrs. B. P. Bryan, will accept
The young people of the town gave
a dance in the opera house Thursday
night which was also attended by
many young people of Aiken, John
ston and Trenton. Music was furnish
ed by an orchestra from Augusta.
The occasion was one of unusual
pleasure to all who were present.
The Advertiser stated through mis
:ake last week that Mr. N. M. Jones
lad purchased the building on the
corner in which Jones and Son have
jeen doing business for the past 27
fears. The building was purchased by
iones and Son instead of by Mr. N.
Paul Cogburn has again set foot on
;he soil of the "States," his native
and. Mr. Cogburn received a tele
gram Sunday announcing his arrival
n New York and several friends have
.eceived cards from Camp Mills
vhere he went soon after debarking
it port. It is hoped that he will ?be
n Edgefield by the latter part of the
Mr. A. W. Welling of Darlington
has been spending the past week in
Edgefield visiting his daughter, Mrs.
Mr. B. L. Mims has the contract
for furnishing the rough lumber for
the Baptist parsonage. He will com
plete hauling the lumber soon after
the weather clears up.
Mr. Israel Mukashy left Sunday for
New York to spend several weeks
purchasing his fall stock. He is an
experienced buyer and knows where
to get the best of everything.
Mr. S. M. Smith, the very capable
surveyor, has his hands full these
days surveying for the real estate
auction company. He has been busy
"cutting.up" Edgefield dirt all this
In the absence of Dr. R. G. Lee
next Sunday Rev. W. M. Whitesides,
superintendent of the Baptist Hospit
al, will preach morning and evening
in the Baptist church. The public is
Nobody ever saw the roads of
Edgefield so nearly one continuous
mud-puddle before as they have been
for the past week. Continuous rain
and red clay will make mud, the stick
iest kind of mud.
Don't be an out-and-out pessimist
because of the rain and heat and
mud. Cheer up and bear in mind that
we are in the midst of the roastin'
ear and watermelon season. All things
are not altogether bad.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. C. M. For
rest, a little son, to whom Edgefield
lays first cjaim ever Saluda. Mrs.
Forrest has been spending some time
here with her parents, Grandfather
and Grandmother Hudgens.
School Attendance Officer Pierce
Timmerman has been busy in Edge
field this week taking the school cen
sus. We feel confident that Mr. Tim
merman will do his work thoroughly
and discharge every duty connected
with his office faithfully.
About half of the people of the
county are water bound and the other
half mud bound. It is regretted that
the weather will interfere seriously
with the holding of the Sunday
School convention at Stevens Creek
The members of Antioch church
are contemplating making extensive
improvements on the old church
building or erect a new one out and
out. We like to see a community in
terested in improving its churches
and schools. By so doing they are put
ting first things first.
A letter from Mr. Walter Ryan to
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Ryan
a few days ago stated that he will
soon be transferred to Atlanta. As he
has been fitted with an artificial foot
made of cork, his friends hope that
he will be able to walk with but com
paratively little inconvenience.
The Advertiser announces the can
didacy of three good men for public
cotton weigher of Johnston. The elec
tion will be held at Johnston, Tren
ton and Edgefield the same day, Sat
urday, August 2. Two weighers are
elected for Johnston and one each
for Trenton and Edgefield.
The delegates may not be at Stev
sns Creek church to-day to attend
the convention but we'll wager a
goodly sum . that the hosts and host
esses will be there early with well
filled baskets. The hospitality of the
*ood people of Stevens Creek and Mc
Kendree is not surpassed anywhere.
Mr. Robert Dennis of Darlington
,vas a visitor in the home of Mr. and
VIrs R. L. Dunovant early in the
veek. He is a brother of Mr. E. C.
Dennis who taught school in Edgefield
it one time, being now a leading law
ler of the Darlington bar and a mem
>er of the House of Representatives
'rom Darlington county.
The Corner Store's advertisement
his week should be of especial inter
ist to the ladies, as it is offering em
>roidery insertions at two cents the
rard and other inserting and edge,
vorth up to 15 cents, at three cents
he yard. Other attractive prices also
;ood for the month of July. Call at
he Corner Store and get some of
hese special values. ?
It is regretted that Miss Agnes
i'eltt, the charming young lady from
*oughkeepsie, N. Y., who is a guest
n the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. B.
lollingsworth, should have come
outh just at a time when our public
oads-and streets too-are almost
inpassable. But before her next visit
?re promise better roads or airships ,
s a relief from the bottomless ruts, j
Much valuable property will be sold
in Edgefield July 28 and 29. An op
portunity will be offered for the pur
chase of property that may not he ort
the market again in a generation.
No Place Engaged.
Where will the postoffice be loca
ted? is a question yet unsettled, Mr.
J. D. Kemp has rented the store on
the comer where the postoffice is
now being conducted and he expects
to get possession not later than Sep
tember 1. Unless the govenment takes
some action at once, somebody will
have their plans somewhat interfered
Look at Your Label.
Look at the label o n your paper
and remit at once if your subscrip
tion has expired. The new plan of
payment in advance is applied to all
alike and we find that the vast ma
jority of subscribers like it better,
the next few days they will have to
the nex*.few days they will have to
be dropped from the list. Do not miss
An opportunity is offered to some
boy in Edgefield county to obtair an
education at the Citadel absolutely
free. As announced in this issue, a
competitive examination will be held
to award a beneficiary scholarship
for Edgefield county. Some boy
whose parents are financially unable
to educate him will be awarded this
scholarship. If you-have a son who
is eligible, have him work for it.
Entertained at Tea.
A beautiful tea was held in Bun
combe Monday evening in honor of
a very popular young man who is
spending his vacation here with the
home folk. Mrs. H. C. Mitchell and
Miss Marjorie Tompkins entertained
a number of their young friends in
honor of Mr. B. H. Parker. The menu
was elaborate and daintily served in
courses. The social hour before and
after the repast was thoroughly en
joyed by all who were honored with
Will Support Missionary.
Pastor A. C. Baker tells us that
his good church, Philippi of the Ridge
Association, has assumed the support
of Missionary J. E. Jacl' ,n who sails
from Seattle for China on August 5,
and who graduated from the Semi
nary a year ago. There are other
signs of enlarged life-at Philippi. The
Sunday. School has filled the present
auditorium and a new building is in
the plans of the pastor and his people.
Young Soldier at Home.
Mr. Horace Cogburn arrived Sat
urday in Edgefield from Camp Jack
son to spend some time with his pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
For nearly a year he has been serv
ing with the government as engineer
in France at a salary of $33 per
month whereas he received $200 per
month or more before volunteering
for military service. Horace made a
good record overseas, being placed in
a responsible position with a number
of men working under him. He has
been very cordially welcomed in
Had Rough Experience.
A large touring car flying a Sa
vannah streamer stopped a short
time in Edgefield late Monday after
teen after an eventful trip from
Greenwood. One of the gentlemen
who occupied the car stated that they
left Green wood at 12 o'clock, noon,
and reached Edgefield at 8:30 o'clock.
He had to be "pulled out," motorists
know what that term means these
muddy days, seven times before he
reached Edgefield. He further
stated that at a certain place between
Edgefield and Greenwood a farmer
keeps a team of three mules near a
bottomless stretch of road to pull
cars out. charging from five to seven
dollars for the servcie.
Conference of Governor's
Col. W. A. Byrd went to Columbia
Monday in response to a call from
Governor Cooper who summoned his
staff to the capitol for a conference
upon the style of uniform that is to
be adopted. After considerable dis
cussion, a committee was appointed
io confer with the Washington au
thorities as to the correct style of
regulation dress uniform. Col. Byrd
states that the conference was char
acterized with perfect unanimity, es
pecially in the matter of selecting a
jniform at the minimum, instead of
naximum, price; j
OIL MILLS and
We have a large stock of Cotton Beam Scales
complete with Frame, made by Howe Scale Co.
Also lot of Cotton Trucks.
We carry everything in the way of Rubber,
Gandy and Leather Belt. Large stock of Pump
Jacks, Pumps and Cylinders. Try us on some
of our spe :ial Friction Surface Belt-will give
you service almost equal to leather belt.
Columbia Supply Co.
823 West Gervais St., Columbia, S. C.
Our New Shop
Has Just Been Equipped With Machinery
For AU Kinds of Machine Work
Out-of-Town Orders Given Prompt Attention
WEATHERS & GARRARD
Oldsmobile and Chandler Service Station
225 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia
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750 BROAD STREET
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