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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, November 19.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Myrtis Cothran spent the
week-end at her home in Spartan
Miss Katherine Rice is here from
Columbia visiting' her aunt, Mrs.
The Misses Lynah of Savannah,
are in Edgefield for the winter with
Mrs, W. C. Tompkins.
.Miss Katherine Earle spent the
week-end in Aiken as the guest of
Miss Ruth Quattlebaum.
Hon. S. M. Wolfe came over from
Columbia to spend Sunday in Edge
Mrs. Emma Dobson and Mrs. W.
A. Strom are guests of Mr. Chas R.
Dobson at Greensboro, N. C. y
Miss Frances Turner of Johnston,
has been the guest of Miss Gladys
Padgett for several days.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Adams have
moved into the residence of Mrs. J.
T. Mims, Jr., on Main Street.
Dr R. G. Lee was recently elected
a trustee of the Greenville Woman's
College-a distinct honor worthily
Mr. Louis Weinges of Augusta,
spent a day in Edgefield last week,
being the guest of Mrs. E. J. Norris.
Miss Miriam- Norris spent the
week-end in Augusta, the guest of
?er cousin, Mrs. Eva Mims "Weinges.
Mrs. George Heintz^ Miss Madeline
Heintz and Miss Ellie Matthews mo
-tored to Edgefild from Augusat Sun
The Girls' Auxiliary of the Baptist
-church was most pleasantly enter
tained on Monday afternoon at the
home of Miss Isabelle Byrd.
The Smith-Spring-Holmes Orches
tral Quintet will be the next Lyceum
number which will take place in the
Edgefield Opera House December 15.
Mr. A. A. Edmunds rsceived a tel
egram several days ago from his son,
Christopher Edmunds, announcing
Iiis arrival in Hoboken, N. J., from
Mr. W. L. Nicholson sold a long
staple bale of cotton in Charleston
several days ago for $375.99. The
hale weighed 445 pounds and
brought 83 cents per pound. Who
can 1 ;at that record?
Miss R?sela Parker was hostess on
Tuesday afternoon for a very inter
esting and well attended meeting of
the Young Woman's Auxiliary. A
program was carried out and refresh
ments served by the hostess.
The last number of the Lyceum,
Vhe Cambridge Players, has given a
great uplift to the Lyceum populari
ty, and they recommend very highly
the next performance, which is an
Friday afternoon at the Mission
Society of the Baptist church, Mrs.
E. S. Rives and Mrs. Abner Broad
water gave very entertaining ac
counts of the Woman's Miscsionary
Union in Sumter which they attend
Mr. W. E. Lynch of Rowland, N.
C., has been spending the past week
in Edgefield visiting his mother, Mrs.
Kate Lynch. Mr. Lynch is making a
success in the practice of law in his
adopted home in North Carolina.
William R. Hearst, the newspaper
king, has purchased two additional
papers, one in Washington and the
other in Milwaukee. We'll sell hirg
The Advertiser for a few thousand
less than what he paid for either of
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace F. Holston
united with the Baptist church Sun
day morning by letter from Antioch
church. They are setting others a
good example. All church members
of every faith and order should be
identified with the church nearest
The spirited game of basket ball
which was played Friday afternoon
between the Johnston and Edgefield
teams resulted in a tie. The game
was exceedingly interesting through
out. It is hoped that another contest
between the Johnston and Edgefield
teams will be held soon.
Mr. J. A. Holland is here from
Greenwood looking^after his business
MjgpT^ia'dys Padgett will leave to
morrow for Greenville to visit her
sister, Mrs. Norwood Cleveland.
Misses Ruth Tompkins and Eliza
beth Smith and Mr. Gus Tompkins
attended a dance in Greenwood Fri
Miss Margaret Hill was a welcome
visitor in Edgefield last week. She
is always very cordially greeted by
her Edgefield friends.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Adams have
had the Stork visit their home, leav
ing a dear little daughter to dwell
with them permanently.
The next Lyceum entertainment
will be given Monday night, Decem
ber 15, and it will be as good as the
one given Monday night.
Mrs. Birdie Davis has purchased
the home of Mr. Clyde Jackson in
Buncombe, ' paying $6,000 therefor.
The place contains eight acres of
Rev. and Mrs. A. L. Gunter will
leave today for Batesburg to enter
upon their new field. The prayers and
good wishes of the Edgefield people
go with them. Their departure has
caused genuine sorrow in Edgefield.
Little Miss Corrie Johnson, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Johnson
entertained her class mates several
days ago at her home, serving ice
cream and cake. The occasion was
one of real pleasure to the little
Mr. E. C. Asbill who has been elec
ted cashier of the Peoples Bank will
arrive from Anderson with his fam
ily in a few days. He has held a po
sition with the Bank of Anderson for
several years and comes to Edgefield
with the highest recommendations.
Mr. Asbill is an Edgefield county
product, having been reared at
Dr. R. G. Lee was called to the pas
torate of the Baptist church at
Waynesboro, Ga., at a very much
larger salary than he is receiving
here but he has declined to leave
Edgefield. When he announced his
decision it greatly relieved the anx
iety and suspense of his flock here.
Dr. Lee met by request a committee
from the Waynesboro church in Au
Miss Daisy Misenheimer took Mas
ter Pittman Hightower to the hos
pital in Spartanburg for an exami
natoin one day last week. Pittman
has almost permanently recovered
from the terrible accident of a year
ago, being now able to walk without
the aid of crutches. As time passes
he will completely outgrow the in
Some persons are disposed to crit
icize the lyceum entertainments ad
versely, but when have you ever seen
more talented performers in Edge
field on any occasion than were the
two ladies and the two gentlemen
who gave such a high-class entertain
ment in the Opera House Monday
night? It was par excellence the best
entertainment of tne kind ever given
D. A. R. Holds Meeting.
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock
the old Ninety Six District chapter
D. A. R. was entertained at the home
of Miss Hortensia Woodson. The his
torical program was conducted by
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, and consist
ed of the discussion of the amend
ments to the Constitution, of the
United States. Mrs. Peak gave the
one on Religious Liberty, Mrs. Wood
son the Prohibition Amendment,
Miss Collett on Suffrage and another
by Mrs. James Cantelou.
The account of the recent very
brilliant state conference of the D.
A. R. at Cheraw was related by the
Regent, Miss Sarah Collett who rep
resented Edgefield on this occasion.
At the close of the program, Miss
Woodson served tea and coffee and
and a salad course. Mrs Jerald La
Grone and Mrs. Waring assisting
with the serving.
James Maxwell Holston Cele
brates Ninth Birthday.
Little Maxcie Holston entertained
about two dozen of his friends at
the home of his father and mother,
Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Holston on Satur
day afternoon, on the occasion of
his ninth birthday. The children en
joyed tht-; games and entertainment
provided for them, and Maxcie re
ceived many evidences of their es
Eleanor Mims and Elise Hudgens
assisted Mrs. Holston in serving the
Successful Sale in Saluda.
The Edgefield Realt yand Auction
Company conducted a very success
ful auction sale of 54 lots in Saluda
Tuesday of last week. The sales
amounted to $14,000. This newly or
ganized Edgefield company is having
splendid success. If you have proper
ty to sell call upon them.
An Every-Member, Get-To-'
The pastor of Rehoboth Baptist
church urgently requests the, pres
ence of every member Sunday, No
vember 23, at 3 o'clock.
Yours for the Master's Kingdom.
J. W. Kesterson.
Box Party for School.
Friday night, November 28, a box
party will be given at the home of
Mr. James DeVore for the benefit of
the Long Cane school. The people
who patronize the school have erect
ed a new building and now they need
money to properly equip it. We trust
that the entertainment to be given at
the home of Mr. DeVore will be large
Appeal to Red Hill Church.
Dr. R. G. Lee will address the
Baptist people at Red Hill on the 75
Million Campaign November 30th at
11.00 a. m.
Your presence will,, in a measure,
determine whether your church goes
over the top victory week.
Come and let's study this big ques
tion together, that we may be able to I
do the big, manly thing and altogeth
er gloriously put it over for Christ's
Yours for $6,900.
. J. W. KESTERSON.
U. D. C. Meeting.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
held their November meeting with
Mrs. James S. Byrd on Tuesday af
ternoon of last v/eek. Miss Gladys
Rives is president of the organiza
tion. A sketch of one of the Southern
poets was read and a paper on the
flag read by Mrs. Feltham. Delegates
to the U. D. C. Conference in Co
lumbia are Mrs. Feltham, Mrs. B. B.
Jones and Mrs. Tillman!
At the close of the meeting, chick
en salad and tomato sandwiches, hot
chocolate and whipped cream was
served. Mrs. A. E. Padgett will enter
tain the December meeting.
The Baraca class of the Baptist
church held a delightful meeting in
the church dining room on Friday
evening. There are on? hundred and
thirty members of this class under j
the leadership, as president, of Mr. ,
W. A. Strom. Dr. R. G. Lee is teach- j
er. It seemed that every member was ?
present and each one had a friend, <
so that the banquet table was sur- ?
rounded by men and women, boys ?
and girls, a very congenial and merry
company. Oysters were served in
every style, raw, stewed and fried,
and in the most bountiful manner.
When the women gain the ballot, one
right they will demand, is that they 1
keep the keys to the pantry, other- j
wise there will soon be nothing left
in the larder if this serving is a
sample of the generous impulses of
the men. It is very pleasant, however,
occasionally, to sit down to an oyster
supper, where there is no restriction
of quantity. Oysterettes, sandwiches,
with most lavish slices of ham, pic
kles, coffee and cream and most as
tonishing of all, a bountiful supply
of that rare commodity, sugar. The
women could scarcely believe their
The oysters were prepared by Mr.
Edmunds and the serving was most
charmingly done 'by the men of the
Baraca class. It was very becoming
to them too, as every one was remark
ing how good looking they were.
At the close of the supper, Mr. W.
A. Strom, as toast master, called up
on an indefinite number of members
of the class to talk, limiting them to
one minute. This part of the program
was no less interesting than the -
other. , i<t??i,?.i ~~
Beautiful music was interspersed,
Miss R?sela Parker and Mrs. Rives
giving violin solos and duets, the Ba
raca quartette, composed of Messrs.
Madison T?cker, Claude Lyon Steph
en Scurry and Lou Prescott, and a
vocal solo hy Mrs. Carwile. Miss
Ruth Lyon was accompanist and is
the valued pianist for the class.
Dr. Lee is largely instrumental in
the wonderful growth of the class.
They have recently bought a piano,
and are organizing at present an or
chestra for which instruments have
already been purchased.
Altogether this was a delightful
MRS. J. L. MIMS.
Every dollar's worth of merchandise we have on hand was bought before the prices went up.
This means a saving from 25 to 35 cents on every dollar's worth of
goods you buy from us
HEW ARRIVALS THIS WEEK
One large shipment of Ladies' and Misses Coals just arrived in Plush. Velour, Silver
tone and Broadcloth in several different shades.
One shipment of the well-known Martha Washington shoes in eight different styles, in
plain or cap toe, with or without rubber heels.
Just received a large shipment of Blankets in Cotton or All Wool. Extra large sizes.
Prices $2.00 to $25.00.
Large shipment of boys' suits just arrived. Something snappy
Just Arrived Large Shipment of W. L. Douglas Shoes
PRICES $5.00, $6.00, $7.00, $8.00, $8.50
These people stamp the price on the rhoes, and these shoes were bought months ahead
and are stamped at the old price. This means a saving from $3.00 to $3.50 on every
pair of them that you buy from us.
Large Shipment of Men's Raincoats. Prices $7.50 to $25.00
We carry a larger and better selected stock than any other
store around here. We have everything you
need for less than elsewhere
LARGE SHIPMENT OF THE WELL-KNOWN
Wrights Health Underwear
The real value to-day is $3.50 but we have a large stock on hand, bought at
the old price, and are offering them at $1.98.
Mensteins Department Store
A saving from 50 to 75 cents on every yard of wool dress gocds you purchase from us
A saving from 10 to 15 cents on every yard of cotton goods you buy from us
All persons holding claims against
the estate of Cleveland K. Johnson,
deceased, are requested to present
them duly attested to the under
signed; and all persons indebted to
said estate are requested to make
payment of the same to the under
signed at Trenton, S. C.
ANDREW C. YONCE,
FOR SALE: A second-hand Ford
;o go quick at your own price. Do
lot want any profit.
YONCE & MOONEY.
All persons will take notice that
hunting and trespassing in every
form upon my land is hereby forbid
den. All trespassers will be prosecu
ted under the law, without excption.
S. L. JOHNSON.
LOST: On Saturday afternoon
above Pleasant Lane, a mule five
years old, black with yellow mouth.
Finder will please notify Jim Turner
at Pleasant Lane and receive re
ward of $25.
All persons are hereby forbidden,
to hunt or trespass in any manner
whatsoever upon the lands of the un
dersigned. All who fail to heed this
notice will be prosecuted under the
E. P. Arthur;
Ed Anderson, Jr.,
Simmons Ridge Society.
The Advertiser $2.00 a year
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. Car for the Winter T
RIDE IN COMFORT IN COLD WEATHER
Yonce & Mooney