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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, October 22.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Don't fail to hear Miss Ivey in the
Opera House Friday night.
Prof. Charles Brooks made a hur
ried trip to Orangeburg several days
?Mrs. J. D. Holstein and Mrs. C. A.
Griffin are spending to-day in Co
Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Harley of
Beaufort are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. Duncan.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Harling came
over from Plum Branch \ and spent j
Sunday here with relatives.
Mrs. J. B. Kennerly is spending
this week in Greenwood visiting her
sister, Mrs. Lillie Cogburn.
Mrs. Norwood Cleveland of Ma
rietta and her two little children are
here visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Padgett.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Tompkins, Jr.,
came over from Columbia and spent
the week-end here with Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur S. Tompkins, Sr.
Miss Grace Dobson spent several
days in Augusta last week visiting
. her brothers, Mr. O. L. Dobson and
Mr. Manly Dobson,
Miss Rosa Hill and Mr. George E.
Schley of Augusta motored to Edge
field Sunday to visit relatives and
Dr. R. A. Marsh who is a member
of the State Board of Health is mak
ing a tour of inspection of the State
colleges with the Board this week.
Mr. C. W. Watson returned a few
days ago from an extended trip
through Georgia and during his ab
sence his niece, Miss Alice Coursey,
was the guest of Mrs. Watson.
The songs of Miss Ivey in the
Opera House Friday night will be
worth the price of admission to say
nothing of the beautiful choruses
The singing of Miss Ivey, leading
soprano of Grace church in Augusta,
will be one of the special features of
the "County Fair" Friday night.
Everybody in Edgefield is interest
ed in the hotel and there will be gen
eral rejoicing when the walls on the
corner begin to grow skyward.
Mr. Julian Key, accompanied by
his bride, nee Miss Carrie Sue Tomp
kins, came over from Columbia and
spent Sunda here with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Key.
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Timmerman
have moved into the Ramey house
which was purchased some time ago
by Dr. A. R. Nicholson.
Mr. and Mrs. Hal Beman came up
from Augusta Sunday. Mr. Beman
returned Sunday afternoon but Mrs.
Beman is remaining here this week
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
County Superintendent of Educa
tion W. W. Fuller, has filed the ap
portionment of school funds with
The Advertiser for publication and
it will appear next week.
Mr. Fred Hamilton has been dis
charged from the military service
and has been at home some time, be
ing very cordially greeted by his
friends. He has gone to Atlanta on a
Mrs. T. H. Rainsford returned
from the hospital in Columbia Tues
day night and, her friends, in fact,
all of the Edgefield people, are de
lighted that she has been greatly
benefitted by the treatment which
Automobiles may come and auto
mobiles may go but the demand for
horses and mules goes on forever.
Capt. L. Y Moore told The Adverti
ser's representative a few days ago
that during one week recently, he
brought to Edgefield six cars of Wes
Mrs. J. L. Mims and Mrs. E. E.
Adams attended the State conven
tion of the Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union in Marion last week.
Mrs. Adams was born in Marion and
spent her girlhood days in this lit
tle Pee Dee city but she had not been
there in more than forty years.
Now is a good time to pro1
winter wood and coal. Later
may be unable to supply your ne
The Edgefield people who att
the State Fair next week are inv
to visit Lindler's Studio, 1306 M
Street, Columbia. See the advert
ment in this issue.
Miss Royall Peak came down f]
Greenwood for the week-end and
turned Monday to resume her coi
at a business college in Greenwc
Cotton is selling right along
morning for 36 M cents and is be
marketed rapidly. People who <
money should sell at the pres
Mr. M. B. Hamilton's garage
now equipped with cars. Mes:
Fred and Clyde Hamilton and one
two other persons arrived a few d
ago from Detroit, driving c
through the country.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Mellicha
are receiving congratulations
their friends over the coming of i
other little son, James Whitfield,
remain with them permanently
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Rhoi
of Macon, are spending some ti
with Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Evans. M
Rhodes has been spending most
the summer in New York un<
treatment of a specialist.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hart will sc
leave for Tallehassee, Florida,
make their home. Mr. J. H. Nich
son has purchased the place wh<
they now live and will move his fa
ily into the house after making :
pairs as soon as Mr. and Mrs. H;
Edgefield stores of all kinds ha
never been better supplied with m
chandise than they are this fall, a
the people too, are well supplied w
money. So the goose hangs high a
all goes well, in spite of the boll wi
vii. There's f no use lo ng your n
rale over the weevil.
If you have cows to feed you h
better buy your cotton seed hulls
once. If seed continue to advan<
and all hope they will, hulls v
probably be nearly double in pri
sixty days hence.
Automobiles have come to st
and are niling a great need in t
world. We counted, Tuesday aft<
noon from our office window, sixl
odd cars on the public square, th<
value being probably $75,000.
Mr. Oscar- Seigler is the go
friend to whom we are indebted f
the very fine sweet .potatoes th
were recently left at our office. IV!
Seigler says he has made them tl
year weighing six and eight pounc
"The County Fair" is the title
the play that will be given in the O
era House Friday night for the be
efit of the Civic League. The pr
gram will be varied in such a way
to afford exceedingly pleasant c
version for all who attend.
?Mr. H. W. McKie told The Adve
tiser's representative Monday th;
Mr. Joe Hammond took the initiate
in the improvement of the Mart:
Town road. Joe is a progress^
young citizen of sterling qualitie
such men being a valuable assei 1
It was a real joy to greet Rev. 1
D. Gillespie in Edgefield and hei
him preach again. A large congr<
gation greeted him at the Methodii
church Sunday morning. He is no'
Sunday school secretary for the We:
tern South Carolina? Conf erenc<
making his headquarters in Greer
Mr. J. D. Holstein, Jr., has oui
grown his present quarters at the ol
post office stand and he is making a;
addition of twenty feet to the rea
of the building in order to make hi
auto salesroom sufficiently large. Th
Overland cars are steadily growinj
Shoes are already high and are go
ing higher. Several days ago a mer
chant showed the writer an invoic<
for shoes that cost $5.50 at the tim?
the order was placed, some month:
ago, and on the bottom of the in
voice the manufacturer wrote thi?
note: "We are forced to charg<
S7.50 for these shoes now."
In spite of the partial failure ol
the crop, there is much corn in th?
county. A number of farmers tole
the writer Monday that they have
made corn to sell, among them being
Mr. R. G. Mayson of the Callison
section. After filling one large crib
for his own use, he then filled the big
crib from which he sells corn through
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Britton came
over from Sumter Friday to visit Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Peak. Mr. Britton re
turned Sunday but Mrs. Britton will
remain throughout this week with
Mr. Daniel Morgan, a son of Mr.
and Mrs. John Morgan, reached
home Sunday, having received his
dis charge from the navy. He has
made a good record and we are de
lighted over the prospect of having
D?niel come to Edgefield to make
:s home, as it is probable that he
.11 be Mr. Mellichamp's assistant in
the postoffice in a short time.
First Lyceum Entertainment.
The first Lyceum entertainment
of the winter course will be given in
the Opera House Monday night, No
vember 3, by the Knowlton Glee and
Banjo Club. This musical aggrega
tion is composed of five talented men
who have delighted large audiences
wherever they have been. Better get
a Lyceum ticket at once, if you have
not already purchased.
Card From Mrs. Dunovant.
Editor Edgefield Advertiser:
Mrs. T. I. Weston of Columbia,
who is president of the Equal Suf
frage League of Columbia, asks me
to call atten.ion to the suffrage
booth through your paper, and ask
all suffragists that come to the fair
to write her and offer to help with
the campaign of publicity. There will
also be a lunch booth on the grounds
and she will be glad to have the suf
fragists and their friends visit it.
Miss Lola Trax ' will speak every
day both at the booth and on the
MRS. W. L. DUNOVANT.
The County Treasurer's office will
be open for the purpose of receiving
taxes from the 15th day of October,
1919, to the 15th day of March,
All taxes shall be due and payable
between the 15th day of October,
1919, and December 31st, 1919.
That when taxes charged shall not
be paid by December 31.t, 1919, the
County Auditor shall proceed to add
a penalty of one per cent, for Janu
ary, and if taxes are not paid on or
before February 1st, 1920, the Coun
ty Auditor will proceed to add two
per cent, and five per cent, addition
al, from the 1st of March to the 15th
of March, after which time all un
paid taxes will be collected by the
The tax levies for the year 1919
are as follows:
For State purposes_ 9
For Ordinary County_ 7
For Special County- 3
For Constitutional School Tax 3
For Antioch _ 4
For Bacon School District-10
For Blocker_ 2
For Blocker-Limestone_ 4
For Colliers_ 4
For Flat Rock_ 8
For Oak Grove._ 3
For Red Hill_ 6
For Edgefield _ 8
For Elmwood No. 8 __._2
For Elmwood No. 9_ 2
For Elmwood No. 30_ 2
For Elmwood L. C._ 3
For Hibler_ 3
For Meriwether (Gregg) _ 2
For Moss _ 3
For Brunson School_ 4
For Ropers_ 2
For Shaw _ 4
For Sweetwater _ 4
For Talbert_._ 2
For Wards _ 2
For Wards No. 33_ 4
For Blocker R. R. (portion) ___ 15
For Elmwood R. R. (portion)_15
For Johnston R. R._ 3
For Pickens R. R._ 3
For Wise R. R._ 3
For Corporation _ ll
All the male citizens between the
ages of 21 years and 60 years, ex
cept those exempt by law, are liable
to a poll tax of One Dollar each. A
capital tax of 50 cents each is to be
paid on all dogs.
The law prescribes that all male
citizens between the ages of 18 and
55 years must pay $2.00 commuta
tion tax. No communtation is includ
ed in the property tax. So ask for
road tax receipt when you desire to
pay road tax.
J. L. PRINCE,
Co. Treas. E. C.
i We have a large assortment of the
finest boys' suits and coats. They are
well made and the price is lower
I MUKA S HY.
We have never shown a larger and more complete
stock of merchandise than we have now, all of
whieh was bought early-before the great rise in
We call special attention to our
. LADIES' READY-TO-WEAR
Department. Large assortment of coat suits,
dresses, cloaks, waists and skirts to select from.
All of the popular colors and fabrics.
Our stock of Men's and Boys' Clothing was never
larger. We bought it right and will sell it right
prices within reach of every purse.
We were never stronger on shoes. Work shoes and
dress shoes for men, women and children. Come
in to see us. We can save you money.
: Just received 32-volt lights for
(farm lighting plants.
Board of Public Works.
We received a large shipment of
Walk Over Shoes. Some of the latest
snappy models. Com'; and see them.
LOST: October 13, 1919, a $50
Bill. Dropped either in The Farmers
Bank or on the streets of Edgefield.
Reward if returned to
A. W. SIMKINS,
Edgefield, S. C.
Ladies' smart ready-to-wear is
'very attractive this fall. We will be
.pleased to show you some of our
?beautiful coats and coat suits.
If you are we can v. you
money on your Roofing Mate
rials, Mantels and Builders'
Hardware. Prices are ad
vancing, materials are scarce,
and therefore it will pay you
to anticipate your needs and
We are at the present time
offering some attractive prices
on Galvanized, Corrugated
and V Crimped Roofing, Tin,
Galv. and Asphalt Shingles,
Tin and Rubber Roofing,
Builders' Hardware, Copper,
Write us to day for catalogue
and prices. Don't delay. Let
us quote you now.
David Slusky & Son
H?-l Stewart & Kernaghan
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3. We guarantee that the rooms can be hes ted from
one to tvro hours each morning with the fuel put in tho
?tove the evening before.
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HORACE J. McGEE, General Agent for South Carolina, Anderson, S. C.^