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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, November 26.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. Otis Quarks has returned
from his recent trip to Texas.
Mr. Edgar Hart spent several days
here last week under the parental
Miss Mamie Dunovant spent the
week-end in McCormick as ths guest
of Mrs. W. W. Adams.
A meeeting of the Odd Fellows
will he held in the lodge- hall next
Tuesday night at eight o'clock.
A special rally will be held at Red
Hill church next Sunday. Dr. R. G.
Lee will preach at ll o'clock.
Miss Julia Daniel and Miss Louise
Bruton of Columbia are Thanksgiv
ing guests of Miss Helen Tillman.
Attention is directed to the quar
terly statement of the Farmers and
Merchants Bank of Johnston in this
Monday the Stork brought Mr. and
Mrs. Irving Padgett another blessing
for which they should give thanks to
morrow-a little son, Irving, Jr.
Mrs. Ellen Strother and Miss Char
lotte Strother are again occupying
their home on Wigfall Street.
Mr. E. S. Rives, Mr. J. R. Cante
lou and Mr. W. P. Yonce are on a
fishing expedition near Wedgefield in
Sumter county this week.
Mr. E. E. Padgett and Miss Pearl
Padgett left today for Savanneh tc
spend the Thanksgiving season with
their sister who resides in that city,
Mrs. Susan B. Hill has been verj
cordially greeted upon her returr
several days ago from Washington.
Mrs. Lucy Dugas is expected to ar
rive in Edgefield tomorrow fron
Washington, having come by way o?
Atlanta where she has been spendinj
Mr. and Mrs J. B. Kenneriy hav<
purchased the home of Mrs. Ida F
Sheppard,on Main Street near th<
Th?" Stork presented Mr. and Mri
T^G. W-"nn with a fine boy Thursdaj
rhich accounted for Mr. Winn'
broad smiles while he was in tow
Mrs. M. Kate Mims returned la;
night from the hospital in Columb
greatly improved. She has been ?
Columbia for the past ten days.
- Major R. S. Anderson has arriv<
from Washington to spend a week
Edgefield. He is always very warm
greeted on his homecoming trips.
Col. W. A. Byrd is having his re
dence on Columbia Street remodel
and enlarged. The work is in char
of Mr. W. S. G. Heath.
Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Edwards,
companied by their children, sp<
Sunday in Abbeville with Mrs. 1
wards, Dr. Edwards' mother.
Rev. J. W. Kesterson has accep
the pastorate of the churches
Troy, Horeb and Bradley, making
home at Troy. We are delighted 1
he will not move very far from i
The Baptists are active now in
parts of the county, making re
for closing up successfully the
Million drive. Berea church
make its canvas next Sunday,
day of the dedication.
Miss Mae Tompkins is vis
friends in Bennettsville and will
ticipate to-morrow in the mp
of a friend as bridesmaid.
Miss Ruth Tompkins hasving
Greenville to spend Thomp
with her sister, Miss Ganville
kins, who is attending tl J
Woman's College. . i
att, Wal- j
H. H. Smith, Elliot. B. Car
ter Mays, Mr. and witness a
wile went to Greer campus of
game of foot ball
Miss Nan G* cousin, Mrs.
Batesburg to talented singer j
B. B. Jones. ' with her sweet i
who delight*^ goes,
and his beautiful
Mr. J. day with Mr. and
bride spind they entertained
Mrs. J.at dinner Sunday in
Dr. R. G. Lee went to Columbia
yesterday to attend a meeting of the
committee at large for the State;
which is composed of 30 representa
tive Baptist ministers and laymen
from all parts of the State.
Mr. T.-J. Paul has completed his
brick building next door to the coun
ty office building. It j", a good build
ing, having been erected under the
personal supervision of Mr. Paul.
It is to be hoped for the sake of
the churches, as well as the cause,
that no Baptist church in the Edge
field Association will fail to raise its
apportionment in the 75-Million Cam
Our friend Wiley Wells need not
bc surprised if we drop in on him for
a meal some time soon. He was in
town Saturday and told us that he is
already eating spare-ribs, backbones
and sausage at his house.
We see Dr. Lee riding in a brand
new Ford coupe. We hope he has
bought it, for we know of no person
who needs a car more than he does.
It will not only multiply his useful
ness but will make his work lighter
j by saving him many thousands of
steps each day.
Little Lovick Smith, Jr., will give
a birthday party Friday afternoon,
the following being a copy of the
unique invitations which he has is
sued: "My house isn't finished. But
I can't wait a minute, for Friday I'm
six you know. So meet me at four,
at my new back door and we will
play as never before."
Nobody knows how much it cost
for D. W. Griffith to film his supreme
triumph, "Hearts of the World," to
be shown at Edgefield, Theatre, Sat
urday, November 29th, and nobody
seems to care. Mr. Griffith, himself
doesn't know. All he feels about it is
that the greatest ambition of his life
?is realized, which is more to him
. than money,
The Advertiser wafts hearty con
gratulations to Thomas Benjamin
Greneker, Esq. Having passed the re
quired examination, he is now a full
fledged lawyer and offers his service.5
to the people of Edgefield county, o&
cupying the office formerly occupiec
by his uncle of hallowed memo.ry, B
E. Nicholson. We feel confident thai
Mr. Greneker will have a successfu
, Company have already made a name
s ?for themselves as successful dealer;
n|in real estate. Their auctim sah
Tuesday was a pronounced success
A majority of Mr. B. L. Mms' lot.<
were sold at good prices ?nd othei
property was also sold urmg thc
day. Place your propert with this
company for auction a^ they will
Rev J. T. Little j-n arrived in
Edgefield yesterday;T1 Scranton
and was very corf?^ greeted by
his friends here, f Littlejohn stat
ed that he is trav11.^ the interest
of the 75 Millicdnve- He stated
that his church ^s raised $3,000
more than itr^0^tl0nment- When
the pledges one Tember
arose and >'* that he would con
tribute wi/as ask;ed of the church
j " -r members could make
and the , A,
l.t. "w./ exceed the apportion
k ? a theatrical producer alive
r spent eighteen months on
whojduction? Hardly. Yet this is
?"fount of time and concentrated
%t David W. Griffith devoted to
production of "Hearts of the
wilL^'" which immediately was ac
?med his supreme triumph of di
ction. His background was the war
.ront in France. His characters were
humans in the midst of an awful
tragedy, yet he intermingled in all
the melee of gas attacks-flame
waves-bombardments, and aero
plane fights a wonderful love story
that no heart can resist.
To the Judge of Probate and
County Pension Board.
"The time being extended to De
cember 20th, wish you would give no
tice through your county papers and
otherwise so that no one will havej
any excuse for not being enrolled for |
a pension next year."
The above notice was this day re
ceived by me from State Pension
Commissioner, and I herewith pub
lish same and request that every pen
sioner of this county file application
with me at once. Please remember
that the time WILL CLOSE ON DE
CEMBER 20, 1919
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. Co.
November 24, 1919.
Thursday in the Presbyterian
:hurch at ll o'clock and at 7:30 lat
Trenton. Write the name of your Ar
phanage on the envelope and bri|pg
a fat contribution.
In printing the honor roll of Aln
tioch school last week, the followiilig
names were inadvertently omittefl:
Tenth Grade: Ruth Quarles.
Seventh Grade: Mamie Brunson
Sixth Grade: Orlena Eubanks
The members of Berea church ?r|
to be congratulated upon having pai^i
all indebtedness upon their handsomi
new church building. This was don&
last Sunday and they have planned tel
dedicate the church next Sunday, th*
dedicatory sermon to be preached
by Dr. A. C. Jones. Dinner will btf
served at the church and everyone
invited to attend the dedicatory ser
Mr. Lanham Unable to Come.)
Dr. R. G. Lee has been expecting)
to have Mr. T. B. Lanham speak her?
in the Baptist church Sunch but he;
has received a message from MrJ j
Lanham stating that he will have to
?be at another place in the State on
?that day. This announcement will be
deeply regretted, for Mr. Lanham is
?greatly beloved in Edgefield. We feel
I confident however, that he can come;
lat a later date.
Death of Mrs. Belle Mims.
After being confined to her bed j
practically all of the time for nine j
weeks, Mrs. Belle Mims passed away j
about midnight Tuesday night. She
was in her 83rd year and her death
brings to a close a long life of beau
tiful Christian service. The funeral
will be conducted at the Baptist
church this afternoon at four o'clock
and the interment will take place in
j the family square near the church.
A fuller notice will be given next
Address by Governor Cooper.
Governor R. A. Cooper will make
an address in interest of the State
Memorial Fund at Johnston, S. C., on
Thursday afternoon, December 4th,
at 3 o'clock. Everybody is earnestly
requested to be present, Let's ren
der all possible assistance in making
th fi mP.Ptin rr o TO*??* r1?-?"?* omi
profitable success. The meeting will
be held in the Public School Audito
rium, as I feel sure that the authori
ties will deem it a pleasure to grant
J. H. CANTELOU,
We will be glad to show you our
fine gloves for every day and Sunday
I. MUKA SHY.
STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
farmers & Merchants
Located at Johnston, S. C., at the
close of business November 17, 1919.
Loans and Discounts.$176,635 73
Bonds and Stocks Owned by
the Bank._ 789 95
Furniture and Fixtures_I 6,970^42
Equity in Banking House... 1.375.01
Due from Banks and Bankers 47,478 50
Silver and Other Minor Coin L415.87
Checks and Cash Items. 6,737.34
Capital Stock Paid In.$ 75,000.00
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
its Subject to
Savings Deposits 2,287.50
of Deposit_ 56,973.44
Cashier's Checks 264.72
Bills Payable, including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
State of South Carolina, I
County of Edgefield. )" ss
Before me came W. C. Derrick,
Cashier of the above named bank, who,'
being duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
books of said bank.
W. C. DERRICK.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 24th day of November. 1919.
H. D. GRANT,' (L. S.)
Notary Public, Johnston," S. C.
S. J. Watson,
Joe W. Cox,
J. Neal Lott,
Sealed bids on approximately 70,000
feet B. M. lumber, ranging in size from
2x4 to 10x16. Also on 43,000 B. M.
sheeting. This lumber must be sound,
comparatively free of knots, bark, etc.
Bids are to be addressed to Schroder
Lewis Co., Engineers and Contractors,
and must be in the office of the Edge
field Advertiser not later than 2 P. M.
Monday, December 1st.
Prices submitted will state whether de
livered on grounds (Public Square
Edgefield) or f. oB b. cars Edgefield.
.OST: A Goodyear tire, size 35x4
on rim, Tuesday night between Ro
pes Cross Roads and Augusta. Re
wed if returned to R. B. Allen, 223
9tl Street, Augusta, Ga., or W. W.
Miler, Edgefield, S. C.
VANTED: A good milch cow, of
fer stating age, grade, price, quanti
ty )f milk.
W. M. ROWLAND,
Meriwether, S. C.
Assorted candies, fruits and nuts.
QUARLES' VARIETY STORE.
Notice of Final Settlement and
Application for Discharge.
Notice is hereby given to all Kin
dred, Creditors or Parties interested
therein, that I, J. Roper Moss, as Ad
ministrator of the estate of T. J.
Boothe, late of said County and
State, deceased, will make a full and
FINAL return and SETTLEMENT
in re said estate on January the 5th,
1920 at ll o'clock a. m., in the office
of W. T. Kinnaird, Probate Judge,
at Edgefield, S. C., and any and all
of said kindred, creditors or parties
interested therein are hereby notified
to present any and all claims, duly at
tested, or to set up any and all
rights therein, at said time and
place, as required by law, or to be
barred forever thereafter.
Said parties being hereby notified
that I shal\ apply unto said Probate
Court at said time and place for fi
nal discharge as said Administrator
of said estate.
J. ROPER MOSS,
Administrator of estate of said T. J.
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prices in town.. Coats and coat suits,
attractive and well tailored.
Cold . Weather . Garments
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isfied customers. They know from experience that we carry a well-selected
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Our Stock of Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Was Never More Complete
We have stylish suits, cloaks, waists and skirts
Come in and let us show you through
In men's and boys' wear we are showing a strong line
of Clothing, Underwear, Shoes and Hats
We take especial pride in our shoe stock. No better shoes for the money are
to be found anywhere. Come in and let us show you whal; we have to offer.