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Since the last of August there hasn't been a single day passed that we didn't receive new goods. Each
express and freight brings us loads of new merchandise.
Goods are already higher than last fall, but we bought a stock of $50,000 during the month of April
when cotton goods went down ten and fifteen cents per yard and wool-goods were from fifty to seventy
five cents lower than now. We can sell every dollar's worth of Merchandise that we have on hand to any
wholesale house at a good profit, but we appreciate the large amount of business given us this year and
we rather divide our profit with our customers.
We have over four hundred dresses in stock in ladies'
and Misses' sizes as large as you want for less than you
can buy the material-serge, messaline, tricotine, taffeta,
crepe de chine and georgette. Prices from $10.00 to
A large stock of coat suits on hand in serge, poplin,
panama, gabardine and broad cloth. Prices from S17.50
up to ?75.00.
We carry the most beautiful line of ladies', misses' and
children's coats at any price and kind you want.
No doubt but what you have already heard that shoes
went up from 35 cents to 45 cents on the dollar. We
have bought $15,000 worth of shoes, all of the very best
brands, at the old price, and we are willing to share our
profit with our customers.
PT OTflTNflT Hundreds of men's, boys' and children's suits have already arrived, at prices for less
VJJU 1 lilli Ul. than wholesale market prices to-day.
Several hundred of ladies', misses' and children's hats already on display. You can find in our millinery department as nice selection as you find
in any large millinery house in any large city, only for about half the price.
Remember, you can find here everything you need in the line of dry goods,, shoes and ladies' ready-to
wear for less than elsewhere.
Our store will be closed on Thursday and Friday, September 25 and 26 on account of holidays:
Card of Thanks.
We ask a small space in your pa
per to express our thanks for the
many kind and noble acts shown us
from our neighbors and friends dur
ing the sickness and death of our
dear, loved one. May the blessings
of heaven rest rich and full upon
each of you.
Mrs Lawrence Bledsoe and children.
Boll Weevil at Trenton.
County Agent A. B. Carwile and
Mr. E. S. Pr?vost, of Clemson Col
lege, bring us the news that they
have found a sure enough, Trenton
raised boll weevil. This pest is now
located in the big cotton field belong
ing to Mr. xCoper Moss, just next to
Mr. Walter Wise's home. The agri
cultural men tell us that the weevil
is now moving and may cover the
county to an extent this fall.
A Family Reunion and Bar
One of the most delightful social
occasions the writer has been priv
ileged to attend this summer was a
reunion of the descendants of the
late Samuel Smith at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Ouzts in the
Harmony section on September, 5.
There were three children of the
late Mr. Smith as follows: Mrs. W.
G. Ouzts, Mrs. M. M. Padgett, Tren
ton and Mr. E. Charlie Smith of Sa
A large table was built in the
yard beneath the beautiful oaks, and
around this theve were fifty or more
who gathered to one of the most
tempting and appetizing barbecue
dinners ever spread. The menu con
sisted of pork, kid, mutton, hash,
rice, bread, pickles, iced tea and cof-.
fee. In spite of the large number
present, (and some of these were
noted for their ravenous appetite)
there must have been enough food
for fifty more.
The following families were pres
ent: W. G. Ouzts and family; M. M.
Padgett and family; E. Charlie
Smith and family, of Saluda; H. S.
Smith and family, of Saluda; J. M.
Riley and family, Saluda; W. F.
Waters and family, Trenton and W.
R. Johnson and family, Trenton.
One who was there.
Card of Thanks.
I take this means of thanking my
friends and neigbors for their many
manifestations of love and sympathy
shown me during the illness and
death of my wife. I shall always ap
preciate these thoughtful attentions
and will gladly return the kindness
should opportunity be presented.
ROBERT A. LOGAN.
Resolutions on the Death of
Mrs. M. A. Watson.
Whereas, God in His infinite wis
dom has removed from our midst
our beloved sister and co-worker,
Mrs. M. A. Watson, who died June
22, 1919, therefore be it resolved:'
1. That while we, the members of
the Woman's Missionary Society of I
Little Stevens Creek Church, do
deeplj feel the loss of our co-labor
er and friend, who was a faithful
member, ever ready to do her best
for the upbuilding of the society,
we bow in humble submission to Him 1
who doeth all things well.
2. That we extend our most heart
felt sympathy to the bereaved family
and pray for God's choicest blessing
3. That a page in our minutes be
dedicated to her memory, a copy of
these resolutions be sent to the fam
ily, a copy published in the Baptist
Courier and in the Edgefield Adver
Woman's Mission Society.
Off for College.
Misses lleen Harling, Grace Tomp
kins, Edith Ouzts and Margaret May
left yesterday for Greenville to en
ter the Greenville College for Wo
Eugene and Lee Timmons and
Strom Thurmond left yesterday for
Miss Mary Nicholson leaves today
for Greenwood to enter Lander Col
Edgar Padgett and Millege Hol
ston left Monday for Front Royal,
Va.,, to enter the Randolph-Macon
Academy, a miltary school, it is lo
cated in the northern part of Vir
ginia, near the Maryland line.
Misses lea Folk, Willie Peak, Jan
ice Morgan and Lucille Reel left
Tuesday for Winthrop.
Cotton Seed Market.
Edgefield is well supplied with
cotton seed buyers for the season
just opened. The buyers at this time
are: M. A. Taylor, A. M. Timmerman
0. A. Kinnaird, M. H. Deal, J. G.
Alford, R. T. Hill and Irving Padgett
for the Edgefield Mercantile Com
pany. The price now paid is 97%
cents per bushel which is a good
price for green seed.
Notice of Final Discharge
To All Whom These Presents May
WHEREAS, B. R. Tillman, Jr.,
has made application unto this Court
for Final Discharge as Executor in
re the Estate of B. R. Tillman, Sr.,
deceased, on this the 6th day of
These Are Therefore, to cite any
and all kindred, creditors, or parties
interested, to show before me at my
office at Edgefield Court House,
South Carolina, on the 14th day of
October 1919 at ll o'clock a. m.,
why said order of discharge should
not be granted.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
J. P. C., E. C., S C.
carefully examined and
glasses properly fitted for
all errors of sight which
glasses will correct.
GEORGE F. MIMS
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
The board of county commission
ers will receive bids for the erection
of a steel bridge across Stevens
Crek on the Ninety Six road near
Meeting Street. The bridge is 120
feet in length, being three spans of
forty feet each. The right is reserved
to reject any and all bids.
R. N. BROADWATER,
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
County of Edgefield
By W. T.- Kinnaird, Esquire, Probate
WHEREAS, Frank L. Rearden of
above County and State made suit
to me, to grant him Letters of Ad
ministration of and effects of John
L. Rearden, late of said County and
These Are Therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and Creditors of the said John
L. Rearden deceased, that they be
and appear before me, in the Court
of Probate, to be held at Edgefield,
South Carolina in my office on 19th
day of September, 1919 next after
publication thereof, at ll o'clock in
the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said Administra
tion should not be granted.
GIVEN under my Hand, this 2nd
day of September Anno Domini,
W. T. KINNAIRD,
J. P., E. C., S. C.
Quarles Variety Store
Saturday, Sept. 20
A complete and well selected stock of Shoes, Dry Goods, Notions,
Crockery, Enamelware, Tinware, Woodenware, small wares of
every description, Novelties, Toys and Holiday good.
SODA WATER, CIGARS, CANDIES
The price of every article in our store is plainly marked, and every
one of them is a bargain. A visit will convince you. A share of
your patronage solicited. Prompt and courteous attention assured.
In the rear end of our store we have arranged a la
dies' rest room, and theladies are invited to visit it.
Quarles' Variety Store
The Same Goods for Less Money