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EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1919
Animal Missionary Meeting.
Young Minister Sailed for
China. Very Enjoyable
The annual meeting of the Wo
man's Missionary Union of the Ridge
Association meets Thursday and Fri
day at Sardis Baptist church. Dele
gates elected from the societies here
are Mrs. O. D. Black, Mrs. T. R. Den
ny, Woman's Missionary Society;
Miss Clara Sawyer, Y W. A.; Miss
Marion Boyd, G. A.; Miss Grace Tur
Rev. John Jackson, of the Philippi
Baptist church sailed for China last
week and the prayers of all will fol
low the noble, consecrated man. It
was the earnest wish of his church ta
support him while he labored on the
foreign field, and the first year's sal
ary was ready, but the church found
.they could not have this sweet priv
Soon after Rev. Jackson was ac
cepted by the board, a church in
Qeorgia wishing to support a mission
ary applied to the board and the name
of Mr. Jackson was given them.
The Philippi church appealed for
a change but. the board did not see fit
to comply with the request.
Mr. and Mrs. Montague, of florida
have been guests in the home- of Mrs.
and Mrs. Frank Warren, Jr.,. Mrs.
Montague is a sister of Mrs. Warren.
Misses Clara, Maude and Gladys
Sawyer and Mrs. Fannie P. Hoyt re
turned Monday from Hendersonville,
N. C., were they have been spending
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bland have
gone to Darlington to visit Mr. and
Mrs. I. T. Welling.
Mrs. Horace Wright of George
town is the guest of her sisters, the
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leavell of
Newberry are visiting relatives.
Mr. ?Tnl? Wright, who is connected !
with the Southern railway, is here for
a vacation in the home of relatives.
F. L. Parker, Jr., visited Augusta
Miss Lina Smith of Mullins is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Grace Crouch.
Mr. and Mrs. David Phillips, Miss
Ruth Phillips and Mr. Dwight Phillips
of Springfield, have been visiting in
the home of Mrs. Mary Waters.
Miss Anna Huiet of Greenwood has
also been a visitor in the home of Mrs
Waters, her sister.
Miss Sallie Dozier bas returned
from a week's visit to Miss Nell Bai
ley in Columbia.
Mr. Thomas returned last week
from the Baptist Hospital, having had
his tonsils removed while there.
Miss Mae Tompkins and Mrs.
Lynch of Edgefield were visitors in
the home of Mrs. G. D. Walker last
Mrs. A. P. Lewis, Miss Marie Lew
is and Mr. Ben Lewis have returned
from Thomson, Ga., having visited
Mr. and Mrs. Will Mobley.
One of the prettiest and most en
joyable affairs of the summer was the
porch party given by Mesdames E.
M. Walker, Wilmot Ouzts and Miss
Orlena Cartledge, in the home of the
latter on Wednesday afternoon.
After a cordial greeting, the guests
were seated at the tables for progres
sive rook. The game was a very pleas
ant one and the porch was cool and
beautiful with many blooming flow
Miss Gladys Sawyer, making the
highest score, was presented with the
Later an elaborate repast was serv
ed in daiynty and attractive style.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Shade have an
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Fanny, to Mr. Herman
Howitz, of New Haven, Conn. The
wedding to take place this week.
The friend of Mr. Fr^nk Gibson
were shocked to leam of his death on
Friday morning, which resulted from
heart failure. The afternoon before,
he was here on the streets attending
to some business affairs and appeared
Early Friday morning he was
found dead in his bed, death having
come suddenly during the night. Mr.
Gibson was a kind, whole-souled man,
md was liked by everyone.
He was twice married, and several
rows chidren of his first marriage
His second wife was Miss Satcher,
and she with a two-year-old babe, is
left to mourn him. Mr. Jim Gibson,
a brother also .survives him.
The funeral services were conduct
ed Friday afternoon at Harmony
church, where the interment was
Mrs. Eugene McAlpine and little
son of Hartsville, are visiting in the
home of Dr. S. G. Mobley.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crim are
spending a while in the mountains.
Misses Elliot and Conya Hardy will
return to Washington, D. C., this
week where they have government
Miss Thelma Milford is at home
from a month's visit to relatives in
Miss Myra Pearce of Augusta, is
the guest of Miss Bessie Bean.
Mrs. Mike Crouch is visiting her
sister in Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Goodwyn of
Greenwood who have been visiting in
the home of Mr. O. S. Wertz, have
gone to Florida for a visit before they
Mrs. 0. S. Wertz will leave next
week for a visit to her son, Mr. Leroy
Wertz in Belton, and on her return,
will visit her daughter, Mis. De
Saussure Hogan, at Congaree.
Articles That Will be Exhibited
at the Kirksey Fair.
The following is a list of products
to be exhibited at the Kirksey Fair
to be held in October. We hope our
exhibit will not fall short of those of
Greenwood, McCormick and Saluda,
and urge that the women of this coun
ty will carefully read this list and ex
hibit everything that they possibly
_ Beans u ? *.
Jam and Marmalade
Plum " " '
Grape Ketchup "!'.*
Friut Juices lind Acids
UNVEILING OF MEM
Patriotic Addresses :
The unveiling of the memorial tab-,
let will take place at the Court House
Saturday morning at ll o'clock and
the crowd will at once go to the
MAJOR HENRY C. TILLMAN.
grove on the school grounds where j
addresses will be delivered and din- j
ner served. Everybody is invited.
And the head of every family is re
quested to bring a basket.
Following is the program:
Mr. J. H. Cantelou, Master of Cer
"America" by band.
Prayer, Rev. A. L. Gunter.
Suffrage Speakers Coming.
Do not forget that Ex-Senator Pol
lock will speak on suffrage in our
Court House on Thursday, 21 of Au
gust at 3:30 p. m. No matter whether
you are in favor or not of the equal1
suffrage amendment, come and hear
what he says. He has served us well
in the past, let him get your ear
again. Senator Pollock will receive a
warm welcome in our town.
Miss Lola Trax of Maryland will al
so speak and she is a charming speak
Do not fail to hear these two inter
esting people on this live issue. Re
member the hoar-3:30 p. m., Thurs
day, August 21.
Long List of Valuable Property
In this issue will be found an adver
tisement of the Davis Realty Com
pany which contains a long list of
valuable property. ?Tow is the time to
make a safe and profitable invest
ment. Look the list over and call upon
Mr. E. M. Shive, who is in charge of
the Edgefield branch of the Davis
Realty Company, and he will take
pleasure in showing you the property.
In addition to town property Mr.
Shive has a long list of valuable farm
lands that he is offering at prices that
are reasonable. Mark our prediction,
Edgefield real estate v/ill yet be high
er. You'll make a mistake if you
wait for a decline.
FOR RENT: One and two-horse
farms. Apply to
MRS. A. F. OUZTS,
Route 3, Edgefield, S. C.
Dried Fruits and Vegetables
Soaps-hard and soft
Honey-in comb and strained
Eggs Preserved in Water Glass etc.
' School Exhibit* .
ORIAL TABLET AND
Music and Bountiful
children of the families of the deceas
J "Star Spangled Banner" by band.
I After the unveiling, simultaneous
meetings will be held on the School
Grounds and Macedonia church,
Judge Henry C. Hammond of Augus
ta and Major Henry C. Tillman of
Greenwood, speaking at both places,
Court House, ll :30 a. m.
": Introduction of Judge Hammond,
Mr. S. McG. Simkins.
$ Address, Judge Henry Hammond.
Music by band.
Introduction of speaker, Hon. J.
Address, Major Henry C. Tillman.
Speakers will be conveyed in auto- j
mobiles to and from the speaking .
peaces for simultaneous meetings.
The following committees will ar
range for the entertainment of our
soldier boys, the first named being ,
Brass Band : George W. Adams, W. j
H. Barling, Dr. J. S. Byrd and Leon j
Dinner: W. A Strom, A. A. Ed- j
munds, S. B. Nicholson, L. T. May, j
J. G. Alford, Mrs. ?W. B. Cogburn,
Mrs. S. M. Smith, Mrs. J. E. Hart and I
Mrs. J. L. Mims.
."Table: J. R. immerman, B. L. '
Mims, R. T. Hill and J. L. Prince. |
Ice Water: J. TV. Stewart, W. P.
Ypnce, W. R. Swearingen and J. T.
Chamber of Commerce.
A meeting was held in the Court
House Tuesday afternoon for the pur I
pose of organizing a chamber of com
merce and all present expressed a de
sire to see mon a body cf business
men organized here. However, it
was deemed best not to effect a per- |
manent organization until a larger ?
attendance could be had. Another
meeting will be held in the Court
House Friday afternoon at four
o'clock or immediately after the ho
Auction Sale of Real Estate.
The South Atlantic Rea1 ty Com
pany will conduct their third auction
sale of real estate August 2G. 27 and '
28. A detailed statement concerning
the sale will be found on our second
page. Some very valuable farms and
town p:o,:erty will be sold, aiTordirig !
persons w i j contemplate purchasing !
a home or making an investment in 1
real estaet a great opportunity. A
brass band will supply music all of j
the three days and a free barbecue
will be served when the valuable farm I
of Mr. E. M. Padgett on the Plank !
Road is sold. Mr. S. B Nicholson, the
Edgefield representative of the South
Atlantic Realty Company, will have
charge of these sales. See him about
selling your property, if you have
some that you would like to convert j
A Day at Mt. Zion.
On last Wednesday we attended
the revival meeting at Mt. Zion Bap
tist church of which Rev. P. B. Lan
ham is pastor.
Rev. Thomas Walker of Langley,
was assisting in the meeting, and
preached two sermons full of gospel
truth and with a sincere and impres
During the intermission a delight
ful and abundant dinner was very hos
pitably served by the good people of
Just previous to the afternoon ser
mon, Mrs. Mims and Mrs. Tillman
talked to the women and children
about the organizing of a mission so
ciety for the women and a Sunbeam
band for the children.
Mrs. T H. Whitlock, whom many
in Edgefield knew as Miss Ethel Lo
gan, was elected president of the so
ciety; Mrs J. M. Padgett, vice-pre,??
dent; Mrs; E. E. Walker, Becretary;
Mrs. E. M Padgett, treasurer, with
The Sunbeam band was organized
with Miss Marie Padgett as leader.
At Mt. Zion we found two students
of Edisto Academy, Misses Marie
and Lilla Mae Padgett, the former
having graduated this year. Miss Lilla
Mae is the organist at Mt. Zion and
learned to play accurately and well
after three months' instruction, con
tinuing by herself to study the notes
and the principles of music.
In Honor of Soldiers of Moss
Last Friday the citizens of Moss
township gave a barbecue in honor of
the young white men who served
their country in the army and navy
from that community and adjoining
communities. The writer regrets that
pressing matters prevented our ac
cepting an invitation to attend. A bar
becue dinner the like of which was
probably never seen before in the
county was served free to everybody.
Speeches were made by Mr. A. S.
Tompkins, Mr. S. McG. Simkins and
Mr. N. G. Evans. The young men
from Cleora and adjoining commu
nities who donned the uniform were
Hezzie, Fuller, Walter and Thomas
Griffis, William F. Byrd, Sloan Wat
son, Bowles, Prescott, Charlie and
Dink Morgan, Gus Cheatham, Her
bert Williams, Warren P.eel, A. L.
Brunson, Jr., L. R. Brunson, Jr., and
Platt Brunson, Earl Wash, Calvin
Seigler, Talton and Earl Prince,
Hampton Medlock, Freeman, Dio
mede, Tom and Eugune Corley, Jim
and Tom Burnett, Beorge and Capers
DeLaughter, John and Diomede Hol
lingsworth. All of these young men
have returned to their homes except
four. Hezzie Griffis died of wounds
received in battle and was buried in
France but later the government will
have his body removed to his family
burial ground at Gilgal church. Ful
ler Griffis, Dink Morgan and.Diom.ede.
Hollingsworth are yet in the service.
The first named is in a hospital in the
"States" suffering from eye trouble
and will be discharged as soon as his
eyes are cured. Diomede and Dink
are still in the navy.
Friday was a great clay at the
Brunson school house and those who
provided this honor for our returned
soldier boys deserve the highest com
Red Spider in Cotton.
Farmers of the county are urged
to keep a close watch out for red
spider in the cotton. Some little
trouble is reported near Trenton and
Edgefield. The County Agricultural
Agent has been busy getting informa
tion to these farmers, but there are
yet a number that have not been
reached. These are requested to get
in touch with the local authorities or
write to Clemson Colege. The treat
ment for the spider is a very simple
one. Use lime-sulphur concentrate,
the same material that is used for
spraying peaches for brown rot, one
gallon to 100 gallons of water. This
material can be secured through the
County Agent much cheaper than
"The Union Brothers of Love
Charitable Society will apply to the
Secretary of State for a Certificate
of Incorporation three days after
the publication of this notice to in
corporate as a Religious, Educational,
Social, Fraternal, Charitable and
Eleemosynary Society," with head
quarters in Meriwether Township,
Edgefield County, South Carolina,
Post Office, North Augusta, S. C.
Notice is hereby given that there will
be a meeting of the subscribers to the
capital stock of the Dixie Highway
Hotel Company in the Court House,
at Edgefield, S. C. at 4 p. m., on Fri
day the 15th 1919. Every subscriber
to the capital stock is urged to be
J. C. SHEPPARD,
To Preveut Blood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliai- !e DK
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEAtiNG OlX ? ant
gical dressing that relieves pain and heall al
.V 64m< time. Not a liniment. 25c. 50c. Jl.&a
Connie Maxwell Orphanage at
Greenwood Doing Excel
lent Work. Very In
.Columbia, Aug. 10.-Connie Max
well Orphanage was visited July 31,
1919, by Secretary Williams, of the
State Board of Charities and Correc
tions. This orphanage is maintained
by the Baptist churches in South Caro
lina, and is under the direction of a
board of trustees elected by the state
convention. Mr. G. B. Buell, of Char
leston, is president of the board of
The orphanage is maintained by a
staff of 38 persons, under the direc
tion of the Rev. A. T. Jamison, D. D.,
superintendent. This staff is com
posed of persons who know their
work well and cooperate to the last
detail in carrying forward the insti
tutions. We noted that the individual
workers of the staff were alert and
thoroughly interested in also that
these workers were intergraded into
a well articulated unit. This comes
i from a long management that had a
definite idea of how it wished to do it.
J The population of the orphanage
at the time of our visit was 330, 160
.boys and 170 girls. The ages at which
j children are received are from 3 ?o
?10 years. There is no age limit for
Connie ? Maxwell Odphanage ad
heres consistently to the unit plan,
the children being grouped in cot
tages that contain not more than 25
persons each and have the sleeping
quarters, dining room, kitchen and
'other home accessories under the
same roof, which gives the orphan as
much of family life as any institu
tion can be expected to give.
There are 14 cottage homes, each
having a cottage mother. These homes
are lighte.^b^electric?ty':.Ifroc? *he
city of Greenwood, they receive wa
ter from their own flowing wells and
: they have a good system of sewerage.
J All of the newer cottages are heated
by steam, the older ones by stoves.
Every cottage has ample bathing fa
cilities with running hot and cold
water. Proper care is taken of the
tooth brushes, hair brushes, combs,
and other individual toilet articles.
Single iron beds with springs and cot
ton mattresses and clean linen are
furnished throughout. The dining
rooms had chairs, tables and side
boards. The tables were furnished
with tablecloths, napkins and v/hite
crockery ware, glass and plated cut
lery. There was a homelikeness about
them. The secretary took dinner at
one of the cottages and felt as if he
were in a private home. The kitchens
of the newer cottages have concrete .
floors which make it easier to keep
clean, as no dirt can accumulate in
cracks and crevices.. On the day of
our visit we observed cleanliness and
good order throughout.
These are the cottage homes:
Greenwood cottage, for boys; Memo
rial home, for girls; Children's cot
tage, for baby girls; Durst home, for
girls; The Terrill Smith home, for
larger boys; the Convention building,
Junior cottage, for boys; the Martha
Smith home, for girls; Cuthbert cot
tage, for small boys; the Eason cot
tags, for girls; Dairy Boys' cottage;
Jenkins' cottage on the Maxwell farm
half mile from the office; Mauldin
home, for girls; Eastover cottage, on
the Maxwell farm.
Of special note is the Mauldin
home. This is the latest cottage of the
orphanage and it is a model one. The
plan of this cottage was published by
the Russell Sage Foundation in "The
War Program of the State of South
Carolina," by Dr. Hastings H. Hart.
It is made of brick with three stories
and a basement. The basement is oc
cupied by the furnace and fuel; the
first floor has a children's sitting
room, a sitting room for the staff, a"
work room, dining room and kitchen;
the second floor contains the sleeping
quarters and the baths and toilets;
the third floor is used as a storing
place for clothes and as a dressing
room. On two sides of the cottage
there is a piazza, with concrete floor.
In the Maxwell building there is
conducted a school of ten grades,
which parallel the grades in the public
schools. This school is in touch with
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