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The Ford one-ton truck may well be classed as an agricultural necessity, it fits into and
fills so many wants on the farm. It is a reliable bearer of farm burdens, not only do- i^^O^\??
ing the work of several horses quicker and better than the horse, and does not "eat its THE UNIVERSAL CAR
THE . head off" when not working. The aggressive farmer has only to consider the possibili
FARMER'S ties of the Ford truck and he is ready to buy one. We judge this to be so from the
TRUCK way farmers are buying them. FISK and GOODYEAR Tires a Specialy.
Have your car fitted with Hassle Shock Absorbers. Ten days' free trial
YONCE MOTOR COMPANY
Wednesday, August 20.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Mary Bruton of Columbia
is the guest of Miss Helen Tillman.
Mrs. 0. P. Bright is in Green
vale visiting her parents. ?
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Alford are
visiting relatives in Eatonton, Ga.
Miss Sadie Mims is visiting rela
tives ju Augusta this week.
Miss Stella Carroll of McCormick
is here visiting her sister, Mrs. W.
Miss Lillie Kelly, a sister of Mrs.
J. G. Alford, is spending some
time in Lynchburg, Va., and Wash
ington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs James T. Mims, Jr.,
have gone to Hendersonville, N. C.,
for a week or ten days.
Mrs. William Yeldell and children
of Greenwood are here visiting Mrs.
A. E. Padgett.
Mr. J. D. May is taking his sum
mer vacation, spending a portion of
the time at Glenn Springs.
Mr. R. C. Padgett spent the past
week in the mountains, having made
the journey in his car.
Dr. R. G. Lee is assisting Rev. J.
Kesterson in the protracted
ting at Red Hill this week.
. S. Boyd is visiting her sis
i. Ludie J. Blakely, at Ora,
. and Mrs .A. B. Speights of
endersonville, Colleton county, are
here visiting Mesdames E. H. Folk
and S. A. Brunson.
Col. F. N. K. Bailey and son, Mr.
Mallelieu Bailey, of Greenwood,
spent Sunday and Monday with
friends in Edgefield.
Mr. W. H. Garren is now serving
Mr. L. T. May as salesman, filling
the place made vacant by the volun
tary withdrawal of Mr. Robt. Young.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. LaGrone now
occupy the new bungalow recently
built by A. S.- Tompkins on Lynch
Capt. L. Y. Moore will move the
latter part of this week over in Bun
combe, occupying the Carwile house
just vacated by Mr. D. J. LaGrone.
The annual meeting of the Edge
field Baptist Association will be held
at Bethany church September 10
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allen came
down from Chappell to attend the
home-coming welcome for the sol
diers Saturday. They always re
ceive a warm welcome in Edgefield. .
Miss Daisy Misenheiraer, the
trained nurse of the Addison Mills
is spending her vacation in Sals
bury, N. C., her former home. For '
the past four months Miss Misen
heimer has been with Mr. and Mrs. ',
Hightower's little boy in the Steed- ]
ly hospital in Spartanburg.
Mrs. L. Y. Moore and little Frances
have gone to Hickory, N. C., to visit
Mrs. Moore's sister.
Mr. M. D. Tucker, of Conyers,
Ga., has-accepted a position as book
keeper with the Addison Mills.
Our friend Dave Harris has already
spoken for a cotton office on the 12th
floor of the "'Sky scraper" when it is
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Deal spent
Saturday and Sunday at Millen, Ga.,
with Mr. L. H. Harling, Mrs. Deal's
The town council is planning to
construct a concrete bridge across
Beaver Dam at the trestle, this being
a part of the D':xie Highway.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lanham were
welcome visitors in Edgefield Sun
day. Mr. Lanham has i now moved
his family from Columbus, Ohio, to
Mr. B. R. Cooner, one of the lead
ing young business men of Colum
bia, spent Sunday in Edgefield with
his aunt and cousin, Mrs. Mary Nor
ris and Mrs. Mamie Tillman.
Don't be alarmed over the tempo
rary decline in cotton. The world
must wear , cotton clothing and the
supply of raw material is limited.
Mrs. Mamie P. Boatwright of
Batesburg spent Saturday and Sun
day here visiting her sister, Mrs. H.
Miss Myrtis Cothran, the stenog
rapher of the Addison Mills, is en
joying her vacation at her home in
Attend the auction sale of real es
tate to be held August 26, 27 and
28 by the South Atlantic Realty
Company. Some very desirable
property is being offered by them
for this sale. *
Rev. P. B. Lanham, assisted by
Rev. *Mr. Seago, conducted a very
successful protracted , meeting at
Gilgal last week.
The annual protracted meeting of
Borea will begin Sunday and con
tinue through the week with two
services each day.
Rev. J. W. Kesterson will begin
the annual revival meeting at Re
hoboth church Sunday, being assisted
by the Baptist pastor at McCormick.
In spite of the tremendous advance
in the price of cypress and cedar
shingles, it is impossible for Mr. E
S. Johnson to supply the demand. He
has two cars of shingles in transit.
Miss Nannie Gunter of Batesburg
has been the guest of her cousin,
Mrs. B. B. Jones during the past
week. The solo which Miss Gunter
sang !5o sweetly at the Baptist church
Sunday was enjoyed by all present.
Rev. P. B. Lanham has requested
us to announce that the union meet
ing of the second division of the
Edgef eld association will be held at
Gilgal church and that the program
will be published next week.
Th? prolonged rainy season, in
cluding the several very heavy rains,
has completely swamped the county
supervisor, and the people will have
to come to his rescue. His funds
and working force are both limited,
altogether inadequate to repair with
out assistance the damage done over
the county by the rains.
Miss Hortense Padgett has gone
Tohnston to spend a week with re!
Mr. James E. Hart is here sper
ng some time with his family. Mt
>f his time is spent on the road
Horida as a traveling salesman.
Postmaster C. M. Mellichap has i
:eived instructions to move the poi
)ffice into the vacant stcr<? und
he opera house as temporary qui
;ers. No permanent place has j
The handsome new building of I
1. S. Byrd is almost completed. T
inishing touches are being added
;he store in the first flood and
Dr. Byrd's handsome dental suite i
;he second floor.
Mrs. T. A. Williams, of Red Hi
ind Mrs. Jesse Bailey, of Red 0,
Srove, are among the shoppers
Edgefield today, having come in tl
:ar with their brother, Mr. T.
The Edgefield friends of Mrs. E
sabeth Cobb have learned with i
rret that she has definitely decid?
;o sell all of her property
Edgefield, and moving to Mobil
Ala. She has already provided f
;he purchase of a home in Mobil
Don't complain of bad roads.
:hey are near your home, get a pi<
md shovel, if you have a bit of spa:
;ime, and try to improve the bi
places. That will benefit you ar
;he public more than complaining <
As soon as a car of brick arriv<
vork will begin on the Baptist pa
?onage. The order was placed f(
;he brick eight weeks ago,and the
lave not yet reached Edgefieli
Much of the rough lumber f<
Taming the building has been pla<
:d upon the site near the church.
Jones and Son are having the ir
erior of their store changed by th
iddition of a stairway and an eh
rator so the second story can b
itilized for their stock and furnitun
The Masons have moved their lodg
nto the hall over the store of Wi
V. Adams and Company.
It was learned with deep regre
n Edgefield this morning that Cal
?raith Butler, the grandson of th
ate Gen. M. C. Butler, was killed i
ew days ago at his home in Ten
lessee in a game of baseball. Hi
vas the son of Maj. Calbraith But
er who was killed on the border
?he death of this fifteen-year-oh
ad is the last male descendant o:
he Butler family.
The friends of Capt. L. Y. Moon
nd Elwyn Moore have congratul?t
d them upon Elwyn's winning th(
Citadel scholarship in the rece??
ompetitive examination. This schol
rship is the most valuable one thal
? awarded by the State and is wortr
a actual cash about $1,200.
Mr. P. C. Wienges of Augusta, a
lember of the cotton firm of Wien
es and Company, spent Monday in
Idgefield in the interest of his firm,
le has had 10 years experience in
andling cotton and through his
rm which is financially able to take
are of the needs of their patrons,
e solicits the patronage of Edge
eld farmers. ^ention is direct
d to their ad vet..dement in this is
Mr. D. V. Harris has greatly im
. proved the Mays place since he mov
ed there early this year. He? will
soon have a corps of painters at work
transforming the exterior and v.
terior of the house.
Mr. Hamp Morgan, accompanied
by his son, motored from his home at
' Green's Cut, Ga., Saturday. He
stated that crops in his section were
about as they are around Edgefield,
" except that the bolt weevil has done
' considerable damage. .
Mr. L. G. Quarks has purchased
. the farm of Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb just
? beyond the railroad trestle on the
1 right of the road, containing 88
' acres. The purchase price was $13,
1 860. Mr. Quarles already owns val
uable property just across the road
from this tract.
: Miss Ruth DeCamp, of Gaffney,
1 the youngest daughter of Mr. E. H.
! DeCamp, editor and publisher of the
. Gaffney Ledger, is here visiting
Miss Eleanor' Mims. Ruth is a pet
of all of the members of the State
.^Press Association, having attended
I all of the annual meetings since her
? Mr. James Porter is over from
: Columbia visiting his father, Mr. H.
- C. Porter. James has been attend
. ing the University for several terms
and has made a fine record. He
has been working at Camp Jackson
j since the session closed at the Uni
I Mr. T. J. Paul will begin the (rec
tion of his modem garage as soon as
the brick arrive. They were order
ed several weeks ago. When this lot
and the hotel lot are improved and
Steward and Xenughan erect a store
on the lot just wts: of their present
store not a vacant lot will be left
facing the public square.
Mr. T. A. Hightower, the capable
and popular manager of the Addi
son Mills, told The Advertiser's rep
resentative that he is having six Ed
ison Eladin houses erected in the
mill village These houses are ship
ped knocked down from some place
in Michigan. They are already cut,
fitted and can be erected without the
use of a hammer.
The Baptist church voted at con
ference last Sunds.y to give the pas
tor, Dr. R. G. Lee, a vacation cf
three weeks. Dr. Lee expressed ap
preciation of the church's kindly
consideration but stated that he was
not sure that he would avail him
self of the opportunity of a period
of rest at this time but may go away
a short time later.
Mr. Walter Samuel and Mr. S. E.
Morgan have owned jointly the
Smith four mill and ginnery on
Shaw's creek, and recently Mr. Sam
uel has purchased Mr. Morgan's in
terest in the property, now owning
it altogether himself. He will at
once begin to repair the recent dam
age to the dam and expects to be
ready for operation by the first of
The C. & B. Hat Company
123 Broad Street
is the owner of and is carrying on the
Mail Order business formerly handled
by the H. W. Clarke Hat Company.
AU orders should be sent to them.
SEND FOR CATALOGUE
To the Public
Our warehouse having been so ld, we hereby call atten
tion to the following articles:
1st. AU persons having cotton stored with us will please
bring said receipts to us by or before Sept. 1, 1919, and
receive new receipts from the nev/ firm, as, after Sept. 1,
1919, we are relieved of all responsibilities of said cotton
on said receipts.
2d. This does not mean your cotton will have 1:o be
moved from the warehouses, but merely means that the
warehouses change hands on the above date, and we
hereby desire to give notice that we will not be responsi
ble for outstanding receipts after Sept. 1, 1919.
W. W. ADAMS & CO.
By W. W. Adams
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ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
Distributors of Marathon Tires and Tubes. None better, but our price
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