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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, October 15.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
The petit jury for the second week
of court is published in this issue.
A splendid program has been ar
ranged interspersed with lots of good
Mr. J. H. Wilson of Lexington,
Ky., is here this week with Mr. Bet
Mr? and' Mrs. W. D. Allen motored
from Chappells and spent Sunday
here with relatives.
Mr. Will Strom purchased nine
circus tickets Monday. We haven't
heard from Mr. Matt Lyon yet.
Mr. Sidney Miller finds great de
mand for his registered Poland
China pigs, having recently sold four
8 weeks old for $100.
The Baraca Class of the Edgefield
Baptist Sunday school will sing a
song that will be worth your trip.
They are 126 strong.
Next Sunday will be the annual
Work Day for the orphans. A goodly
sum should be sent from this com
munity to the several orphanages..
Mrs. Susan B. Hill will be very
cordially greeted by her Edgefield
friends upon her return from Wash
ington for a visit this week.
Dr. R. G. Lee motored to Parks
ville Sunday afternoon and spoke at
the night service at the Baptist
church in the interest of the 75 Mil
Mr. Wallace Reel, Miss Lucile
Reel and Mrs. R. E. Morgan motored
to Rock Hill Saturday to visit Miss
Pearl Reel and Miss Janice Morgan
at Winthrop College.
Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Lee and their
little fairy, Beulah, left yesterday
morning for Fort Mill, York county,
to visit Dr. Lee's parents. He will be
away for a week or ten days taking
a much needed rest.
On account of the absence of Dr.
Lee upon his vacation there will be
uo preaching in the Baptist church
next Sunday. Sunday school Sunday
morning as usual, but no other ser
The friends of Mr. J. K. Breeden
were glad to see him in Edgefield
Friday in the interest of the cotton
growers association. He and Mr. A.
B. Canvile made a tour of the west
ern part of the county.
Miss Florence Mims left Thursday
for Boston to resume her studies at
the Leland Powers School of Ex
pression. From now until next May,
when'she will graduate, her weekly
letters will appear in The Advertiser.
M. J. H. Cantelou, treasurer for
the Peoples Bank, appointed to col
lect the first payment on the capital
stock, collected 20 per cent, of $60,
000 by October, 10. It is probable
that the capital stock will be reduced
Mr. H. B. Wells, the eldest son of
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Wells, of Collier,
is now serving Dunovant & Company
as salesman. Mr. Wells comes of
good stock and will make Edgefield
a good citizen. The Advertiser wel
Mr. H. E. Quarles has arranged a
rest room for ladies in his attractive
store on Main street and all ladies
who come to Edgefield for the day
should visit this rest room which is
provided with a setee, rocking chairs
and other comforts. They will be
very cordially welcomed to the rest
room in the Quarles' Variety Store.
Some kind friend unknown to us,
came to our office a short time ago
and left some very fine sweet pota
toes, the largest we have seen of the
new crop, while we were away. There
was no one in the office at the time
and we do not know who the thought
fal friend was, but we are neverthe
less very grateful.
Mr. T. J. Paul is rushing the brick
work on his garage next door to the
county office building. The front will
be of plate glass and very attractive.
When Mr. Paul, who never does
things by halves, completes his ga
rage, there will be but one vacant
lot left on the public square, the one
on the corner where the new hotel
will be erected.
Mr. Leon Warren and Mr. Madi
son Tucker visited Thomson, Geor
gia, last week.
Rev. and Mrs. Jabez Ferris of
Batesburg are visiting Mrs. Mary
Norris and Mrs. Mamie Tillman.
Dr. A. H. Corley will be away
most of next week attending the na
tional dental association in New Or
The Trenton Woman's Christian
Temperance Union entertained the
faculty of the Trenton High School
at a reception on Tuesday evening at
the home of Mrs. Dorian Swearingen.
The recently organized music club
was beautifully entertained Thurs
day afternoon by Miss Elizabeth
Rainsford. At the close of the mu
sical program te hostess served ice
cream and cake.
The Daughters of the American
Revolution will meet at the home of
Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth Tuesday,
October 21, at 4:30 p. m. All mem
bers are requested to come prepared
to pay conference dues.
Mesdames W. L. Dunovant, N. G.
Evans, M. P. Wells, P. P. Blalock,
Sr., F. M. Warren, Jr., and P. P.
Blalock, Jr., motored to Aiken Mon
day to attend a Woman's Missionary
conference of the . Presbyterian
Mrs. Annie Easterling and her
daughter, Miss Lucy Katherine Eas
terling, stopped over in Edgefield
Sunday and Monday with Mr. and
Mrs. M. C. Parker as they returned
from the mountains to their home in
The first entertainment of the Ly
ceum course will be the Knowlton
Banjo and Glee Club on Monday
night, November 3. There are five
men in the club and each one is a
real artist. Let's stand by the local
Lyceum managers and give them our
fullest co-operation. They deserve it.
Rev. M. D. Padgett of Saluda
spent Sunday in Edgefield with his
son and daughter, Mr. E. E. Pad
gett and Miss Pearl Padgett. He had
just returned from Atlanta where he
spent four days attending the Con
On account of indisposition, Miss
Mary Dorn and Miss Rachael Arthur
have returned from the Normal and
Industrial Institute at Salisbury, N.
C. Miss Helen Dorn went to Salis
bury last week and accompanied
Mr. George F. Mims spent Monday
and Tuesday in Columbia attending
a meeting of the State Board of Op
tical examiners. Mr. Mims stands
high among the opticians of the
State, reflecting credit upon Edge
[field county. *r" Jf' r- 7 . -., ;
Mr. J. C. Powell, ? substantial cit
izen of the Moore section of Spar
tanburg county, has purchased the
farm of Mr. Frank Watson near Be
rea church, paying therefor about
S120 per acre. Mr. Powell will make
Berea a valuable citizen. v
Miss Patti Major visited her home
in Pickens Saturday. Mrs. S. B. Nich
olson accompanied her to Green
wood where she was joined by her
daughter, Miss Mary Nicolson, and
they went to Greer to spend the
week-end with Mrs. Marian Chil
American Legion of Honor will be
organized at a meeting to be held in
the Court House, Saturday after
noon, October 18, at 4 o'clock. All
white men who served in any capac
ity in the late Great War are urged
to be present. Delegates to the first
State convention will be elected and
other matters of interest to the ex
soldiers will be attended to.
Reduced Rate to Fair.
Great plans have been made for
the State fair which will be held
this year October, 27-31. Reduced
rates have been granted over all
roads leading to Columbia, the fare
for the round trip from points in the
county being as follows: Trenton,
$2.54, Johnston, $2.22, Edgefield,
$2.82. It is probable that the attend
ance from 'Edgefield county will be
Plans For Hotel Approved.
The architect submitted plans of
the Dixie Highway Hotel to the
directors at a meeting held Saturday
and they were accepted after a few
minor changes were made. The archi
tect was instructed to advertise for
bids for the building of the hotel, all
bids to be in the hands of the presi
dent of the hotel company, J. C.
Sheppara, on or before November
10. It is probable that the contract
will be let at that time.
Hear Mr. Barnes.
Rev. W. B. Barnes will preach at'
Red Hill church next Sunday morn
ing at eleven o'clock and all mern
Ders of the Republican-Antioch-Red
Hill field are urged to attend. Mr.
Barnes is from Kingburg, S. C., and
has been strongly recommended as a
suitable pastor for this field.
Red Cross Work.
The Red Cross of Edgefield and
Trenton in contributing towards the
securing of the Nurse for Edgefield
county, have conferred a great benr
sfit on our county and also conferred
an honor upon themselves in poses
sing the foresight to recognize a
arood thing at a distance.
The Trenton Red Cross chapter
las, from the beginning, done won
derful and enthusiastic work, and
ire due great commendation for
New Real Estate Company.
A new company, The Edgefield
Real Estate and Auction Company,
which will mean much in the future
development of Edgefield was formed
;everal days ago, the officers being
5. B. Nicholson, presidtnt; J. H.
Nicholson, vice-president; O. P.
Bright, secretary, and W. A. Strom,
Treasurer. All four of these gentle
Tien are active and wide-awake and
.viii bring things to pass in real es
tate deals. They will also do a gen
eral auctioneering business. Read
;heir advertisement in this issue.
A Visitor From Texas.
Mr. Daniel Steadman of Sherman*
Texas, has been spending several
lays in Edgefield at the home of his
cousin, Mrs. Mary J. Norris. After
ittending the Confederate re-union
n Atlanta, Mr. Steadman came over
;o South Carolina to visit relatives
iefore returning to his far-away
lome in the Lone Star state. He is a
graduate of the Citadel, having at
ended that institution about the
;ime that Mr. Orlando Sheppard and
Vir. A. J. Norris attended, and has
leen a prominent figure in affairs of
?tate since moving to Texas many
The Great Rush Over.
Now that the rush of the ginning
season is over we urge the farmers
:o bring in their cotton where they
lave been holding it in the seed, and
;oo, owing tp the very few gins in the
rural districts. Our gins have been
riving better service and better sam
iles this season than ever and we
guarantee satisfaction. We have a
capacity of 50 bales per day and will
lot keep your wagon waiting. We so
icit the patronage of farmers from
Ul rural sections.
m>~v*~ J. G. ALFORD.
Miss Mae Tompkins Enter
Thursday afternoon from five to
;even, Miss Mae Tompkins entertani
?d a few friends very delightfully in
?onor of Miss Smith. Bridge proved
:o be the chief form of diversion,
four tables being arranged. At the
close of the game the score showed
;hat the guest of honor made the
lighest score and she was awarded
;he prize in. addition to the guest's
Srize. The hostess served elaborate
refreshments in courses. The occa
sion was one of unusual pleasure.
The Edgefield County Post of the
Civic League Entertainment.
Miss Josephine Bidleman has ar
rived from Philadelphia and is train
ng the children and young people
:or the Civic League ententainment
vhich will be given in the Opera
3ouse Friday night, October 24.
The play will consist of three acts,
he first being by a host of children
'rom three to nine years of age. This
Mature will be a complete entertain
nent within itself. The second act
viii be a county fair and the third
viii be a Japanese cabaret scene in
vhich singing and dancing will be a
?leasing feature. A fuller notice
viii be given next week.
The following invitation has been
ssued to the marriage in Atlanta of
?ur young friend B. J. Huiet, for
nerly of the Harmony section, who
nade a splendid record in the army,
?olding a lieutenant's commission at
he time of his honorable discharge:
dr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander Rud
ler request the honor of your pres
?nce at the marriage of their daugh
er, Edythe Maude, to Mr. Benjamin
rillman Huiet on Thursday, the sixth
>f November, at seven o'clock in the
ivening, St. Paul's Methodist Church
FOR SALE: One Ford Touring
W. M. HARLIN G.
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Now is the time to buy your WALK-OVER Shoes. We havo
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Bring your children and let us fit them up with the latest school
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Our merchandise cannot be duplicated in
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to serve you
THE KR0EG R PIANO
The Kroeger Pianos is
one of America's oldest
Pianofortes. It has been
before the public for more
than sixty-five (C5) years,
having achieved success
at the beginning with the
founding of the House of
Kroeger in 1852.
From the Kroeger Jule
you will be able to select
just the type of case de
sign fitted to the interior
furnishings of your home.
li* you are in the mark
et for a piano you will do
well to see' some of these
instruments. Many other pianos to-day of inferior quality are being sold for $100.00
more than the prices of the Kroeger.
Come and see my line of these pianos and player pianos
Prices $500.00 to $550,00
JOHN A. HOLLAND,
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