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Residence, No. 17
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
ville visiting her parents. '
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Alford are
visiting relatives in Eatonton, Ga,
Miss Sadie Mims is visiting rela
tives in 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
me." 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
Ludie J. Blakely, at Ora,
lr. and Mrs .A. B. Speights of
endersonville, Colleton county, are
here visiting Mesdames E. H. Folk
and S. A. Branson.
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 Misenheimer, 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. Lu Y. Moore and little France;
have gone to Hickory, N. C., to visi
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 airead:
spoken for a cotton office on the 12tl
floor of the "'Sky scraper" when it i:
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Deal spen
Saturday and Sunday at Millen, Ga.
with Mr. L. H. Harling, Mrs. Deal';
The town council is planning t<
construct a concrete bridge acros!
Beaver Dam at the trestle, this beini
a part of the Dixie Highway.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lanham wer<
welcome visitors in Edgefield Sun
day. Mr. Lanham has now movec
his family from Columbus, Ohio, t<
Mr. B. R. Cooner. one of the lead
ing young business men of Colum
bia, spent Sunday in Edgefield witl
his aunt and cousin, Mrs. Mary Nor
ris and Mrs. Mamie Tillman.
Don't be alarmed over the tempo
rary decline in cotton. The work
must wear , cotton clothing and th(
supply of raw material is limited.
Mrs. Mamie P. Boatwright ol
Batesburg spent Saturday and Sun
day here visiting her sister, Mrs. H
Miss Myrtis Cothran, the ?tenog
rapher of the Addison Mills, is en
joying her vacation at her home ir
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 so sweetly at the Baptist church
Sunday was enjoyed by all present.
Rev. P. B. Lanham has rea.uested
us to announce that the union meet
ing of the second division of the
Edgefield association will be held at
Gilgal church and that the program
will be published next week.
The 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 ?one over
the county by the rains.
Miss Hortense Padgett has gone t
Johnston to spend a week with re1.;
Mr. James E. Hart is here spent
ing some time with his family. Mos
of his time is spent on the road i
Florida as a traveling salesman.
Postmaster C. M. Mellichap has r<
ceived instructions to move the pos
office into the vacant store unde
the opera house as temporary qua:
ters. No permanent place has ye
The handsome new building of D:
J. S. Byrd is almost completed. Th
finishing touches are being added t
the store in the first flood and t
Dr. Byrd's handsome dental suite o
the second floor.
Mrs. T. A. Williams, of Red Hil
and Mrs. Jesse Bailey, of Red Oa
Grove, are among the shoppers i
Edgefield today, having come in th
car with their brother, Mr. T. C
The Edgefield friends of Mrs. El:
zabeth Cobb have learned with re
gret that she has definitely decide
to sell all of her property i:
Edgefield, and moving to Mobile
Ala. She has already provided fo
the purchase of a home in Mobile
. Don't complain of bad roads. I
they are near your home, get a pie
and shovel, if you have a bit of spar
time, and try to improve the ba<
places. That will benefit you am
the public more than complaining o
As soon as a car of brick arrive
work will begin on the Baptist par
sonage. The order was placed fo:
the brick eight weeks ago,and the:
have not yet reached Edgefield
Much of the rough lumber foi
framing the building has been plac
ed upon the site near the church.
Jones and Son are having the in
teri or of their store changed by thc
addition of a stairway and an ele'
vator so the second story can be
utilized for their stock and furniture,
The Masons have moved their lodge
into the hall over the store of W,
W. Adams and Company.
It was learned with deep regret
in Edgefield this morning that Gal
braith Butler, the grandson of the
late Gen. M. C. Butler, was killed a
few days ago at his home in Ten
nessee in a game of baseball. He
was the son of Maj. Calbraith But
ler who was killed on the border.
The death of this fifteen-year-old
lad is the last male descendant of
the Butler family.
The friends of Capt. L. Y. Moore
and Elwyn Moore have congratulat
ed them upon Elwyn's winning the
Citadel scholarship in the recent
competitive examination. This schol
arship is the most valuable one that
is awarded by the State and is worth
in actual cash about $1,200.
Mr. P. C. Wienges of Augusta, a
member of the cotton firm of Wien
ges and Company, spent Monday in
Edgefield in the interest of his firm.
He has had 10 years experience in
handling cotton and through his
firm which is financially able to take
care of the needs of their patrons,
he solicits the patronage of Edge
field farmers. ^ention is direct
ed to their adver ..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 in
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. Quarles has purchased
the farm of Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb just
beyond the railroad trestle on the
right of the road, containing 88
acres. The purchase price was $13,
860. Mr. Quarles already owns val
uable property just across the road
from this tract.
Miss Ruth DeCamp, of Gaffney,
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
C?lumbia 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
since the session closed at the Uni
Mr. T. J. Paul will begin the erec
tion of his modern 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 Kern lghan erect a store
on the lot just wes: 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 Sunday to give the pas
tor, Dr. R. G. Lee, a vacation of
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, LOW owning
it altogether himself. He will at
once begin to repair the recant 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.
All orders Bhould be sertt to them.
SEND FOR CATALOGUE %
To the Public
Our warehouse having been sold, 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 new 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 to 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
L ? - -
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Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
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