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Wednesday, December 3.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. N. G. Evans is in Saluda at
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Bell of the
Long Cane community were in Edge
Mrs. A. L. Gunter of Batesburg
was among the visitors in Edgefield
r The meeting announcedjfor Johnston
to be addressed by Governor Cooper
has been postponed.
Mrs. Mary Talbert Smith is here
visiting her mother, Mrs. Lemie Tal
Mrs. Bettis Cautelou is in Colum
bia, the guest of her sister, Mrs. S.
Mr. and Mrs. Clair Hilton are here
from Charleston visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Milton Parker.
Dr. Newton Teague of Augusta
spent Sunday in Edgefield visiting
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Key are here
from Columbia visiting Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Key.
Mrs. S. A. Morrall and Mr. Gads
den Morrall have gone to Florida Lo
spend several weeks.
Carroll Rainsford and Elwyn
Moore came home from the Citadel
io' spend Thanksgiving day.
Mr. A. E. Padgett attended a dis
trict meeting of the State bankers
which was held at Allendale Friday.
Mr..and Mrs. A. E. Padgett leave
for Greenville to-day to visit their
daughter, Mrs. Norwood Cleveland.
Mrs. S. McG. Simkins will go to j
-Columbia today to visit her little
grandson, McGowan Simkins Gray
'Mrs. W. B. Cogburn has been
spending several days in Augusta
with her son, Mr. J. Carroll Cogburn.
Miss Gladys Lawton and Miss El
. eanor Mims were guests of Mrs.
Walter McDonald in Augusta for the
Mrs. Lillie .?ogburh and her three
sons motored to Edgefield from
J G?enyo'od and spent several j days
Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Byrd spent
Thanksgiving in Columbia in the
hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs .Frank Logan and
children motored to Beech Island tot
enjoy Thanksgiving with Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. Dobson.
Dr. E. P. Jones, Mrs. Jones, Miss
Mary Jones and William Jones of
Batesburg visited friends in Edge
Mr. Leon Warren has accepted a
position as salesman for auto acces
sories, having been assigned North
Carolina as his territory.
Rev. S. C. Dunlap, the new pastor
of McKendree church, accompanied
Mr. J. M. Shaffer to Edgefield Mon
day and made many friends while
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Thompson of
Timmonsville have been '.iere the
past few days visiting Mrs. Thomp
son's parents, Rev. and Mrs. E. C.
Mr. W. T. Walton and his nephew,
Mr. Johnson, of Johnston and Mr. W.
A. Woodson and Mrs. W. R. Mc
Donald of Augusta spent Thursday
with Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Mims.
Attention is directed to th : full
page advertisement of Mr. Ruben
stein in this issue announcing his
stock reduction sale. Read of the
bargains he is offering.
We are pleased to announce that
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ouzts have rent
ed tneir farm below Trenton and
have moved back nearer Edgefield,
being now at Mr. M. P. Wells' Roper
Mr. W." D. Ready of Johnston mo
tored to Edgefield on business Mon
day and brought a number of baskets
of very fine tomatoes with him which
sold readily at a good price.
John Fleming Marsh of John
visitor in Edgefield, being
e of Mr. L. S.
Instead of $136,000, the amount ap
portioned, the Edgefield Association
will subscribe $150,000 in 75-million
campaign. A complete report of the
churches will be given next v/eek.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Tucker of Mc
Cormick spent Thanksgiving day . in
Edgefield as guests of Mr. and Mrs. |
Israel Mukashy. Mr. Tucker is mak-'
ing a success of his mercantile busi- ;
ness in McCormick.
. Friday afternoon Mrs. John Rains
ford entertained the ladies' card i
club very delightfully, four tables
being arranged. At the close of a !
spirited game refreshments were i
daintily served by the hostess.
Rev. W. R. Barnes who has accept- j
cd the pastorate of Republican, An
tioch and Red Hill churches, has
moved his family and will enter upon
his ministry the first Sunday. Mr.
Barnes came to Edgefield -from the j
Judge J. W. DeVore entertained I
a number ora his gentlemen friends
with an elaborate dinner Tuesday
eveningi Cigars, cards and conver- !
sation interspersed with spicy re-!
partee, followed the feast, the occa- j
sion being a very pleasant one. j
Mr. T. J. Paul went to Atlanta last
night to take a course of instruction ?
in vulcanizing. He will purchase a
modern vulcanizing machine while
away. Upon his return he will open a
vulcanizing plant in his new build
The Chronicle office has been
moved back upon the square by Mr'.
Cheatham, having now practically an
ideal place for a printing and pub-,
lishing plant in the new building of,
Mr. Paul next door to the county of
The Edgefield Realty and Auction
Company had two very successful j
sales during the past week. The first j
was the Barker place of Mr. S. j
Cheatham which brought $6,000 and I
the other was the sile of the /Brun- j
son-Gillam property in the town of
Aiken which brought $?2,000.
Miss Annie Marie Marsh, the eld
est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. B.
Marsh, and Mr. Perry Daiiihus Willis
of Gaffney will be married at the
Harmony church this morning at ll
o'clock. A reception will be given at
the hom J of the bride's parents im
mediately after the ceremony.
Our friend Tom Adams told us
Monday that the box party at Col
liers school last Wednesday night
netted $100 which paid the balance
due on the piano. The box party at
the Sweetwater school Friday night
netted about $150. We like to hear
of people parting with their money
for the improvement of the schools.
No better investment can be made
by the people of any community.
J. H. Cantelou, master, sold the
Hoyt property as follows Monday:
Tract Nc 1, bought by J. Wm.
Thurmond and B. W. Crouch for
Tract Nos. 2 and 5 bought by L
N. Ragsdale for $4,050 and $3,200.
Tract No 3, bought by John C.
Warren for $8,600.
Tract No. 4, bought by George
Berry for $8,500.
The Gibson land containing 64
acres was bought by Mr. and Mrs. R.
E. Clark for $9,550.
New Pastor Arrives.
Rev. G. A. Taylor, Mr. Gunter's
successor as Methodist pastor at
Edgefield and Treton, arrived in
Edgefield Saturday from his home in
Charlottsville, Virginia, having been
transferred to the Upper South Caro
lina Conference. He preached Sun
day morning and evening, delighting
the large congregations with his ser
mons. He went back to Charlottsville
Monday for his family, wife and two
sons, and will return with them to
Edgefield the latter part of this
week. Mr. Taylor has been very
warmly greeted by the Edgefield
I will sell at my farm on the Plank
road a pair of good mules, weight
about 1,000 pounds, one two-horse
wagon, 1,000 bushels of corn, 10,
000 bundles of fodder, 200 bales of
peavine hay and 75 bushels of peas.
E. M. PADGETT.
Trenton, S. C.
Come to us for flour and fine feed
for dairy and hogs. A solid car just
received. We can malee interesting
J. D. KEMP.
We will be glad to show you our
fine gloves for every day and Sunday
Master Lovick Smith's Carni
Master Lovick Smith celebrated
his sixth birthday last Friday after
noon in a most unique way, sending
the following interesting invitations
to a host of children : "My new house
isn't finished, but I can't wait a min
ute for Friday, I'm six you know.
So' meet me at four at my new back
door and we will play as never be
I The eagef children arrived prompt
ly to find that most facinating of all
I amusements-a carnival-in store.
I Charlie- Chaplin, young America's
favorite fun maker, delighted the
children as manager. Arranged along
the grassy back yard of the pretty
I new Smith b?ngalo w were the attrac
tive booths, patriotically decorated in
jred, white and blue colors and flying
I the stars and stripes, to which the
! modern version, of the Pied Piper led
I the laughing children to be regaled
'with pink lemonade and pop corn.
?Bags of confetti were given each
?child and soon the air was filled with
the bright colored flakes in true car
j A troop of graceful girls in airy,
'glittering costumes danced to catchy
music, and even Lunette, the fa
mous flying girl, was at this carnival
to contribute her . usual wonderful
feat, flying down from her high perch
like some .gayly plumaged tropical
Finally, the untiring Charlie mar
shalled his horde of children for the
grand march. First came the clowns,
holding aloft a mammoth white birth
day cake, which when opened, proved
to hold a bright hued balloon for
i An Indian chief, in war-like attire
led his braves; a fireman's uniform
stood out in the gay procession; the
dancing girls and gay Lunette trip
ped along joining in the joyous birth
The procession halted at the re
freshment stand when ice cream
cones were served. ;
All to soon the twilight deepened
land the happy guests bade goodbye
to the handsome little host, whose
birthday celebration, had meant sb
novel an entertainment to his many
Numerous gifts testified to the
good wishes of the many friends who
only hope that all of Master Smith's
birthdays may be so joyous as his
Do You Enjoy Your Meals.
If you do not enjoy your meals
your digestion is faulty. Eat moder
ately, especially of meats, masticate
your food thoroughly. Let five hours
elapse between meals and take one
of Chamberlain's Tablets immediate
ly after supper and you will soon find
your meals to be a real pleasure.
Solid car load flour and fine feed
just received. We can make interset
ing prices. Come to see us.
J. D. KEMP.
Our Teachers' and students' Bi
bles and Testaments will make an ap
propriate Christmas present for any
member of the family.
QUARLES' VARIETY STORE.
Notice is hereby given that hunt
ing, fishing and trespassing in every
manner is hereby forbidden on my
lands in Colliers, Collins and Moss
Townships. All persons who fail to
heed this notice will be prosecuted
under the law, without exception. i
J. T. GRIFFIS.
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 exeption.
S. L. JOHNSON.
All persons are hereby notified not
to hunt, fish or trespass in any man
ner whatsoever on the lands of the
undersigned. This notice is published
to keep people off of my lands and all
who disregard it will be prosecuted
under the law. This means every
body, without exception.
C. A. NICHOLSON.
We carry a large and complete
stock of men's fine suits. Come and
pick your fall suit and save $10.
I you want a stylish shoe that lasts
and gives satisfaction, buy our Walk
Santa Claus will make his headquarters at our store
because we have the largest stock of Holiday goods ever
shown in Edgefield. We have something for every
member of the family, from the youngest to the oldest.
Our assortment of dolls, doll beds, doll carriages, toys
all of kinds, glass and china novelties is the largest ever
displayed in Edgefield. Beautiful shaving sets, mani
cure sets, comb and brush sets and other holiday, novel
ties too numerous to mention.
Our stock of candies, nuts, fruits and fireworks is
large and will replenish alrpost daily.
We have useful gifts as well as beautiful gifts
such as scarfs, ties, hosiery, handkerchiefs, gloves and
suspenders in holiday boxes. Also stationary and hand
kerchiefs in gift boxes.
We are going to make it worth while for our friends
to do their Christmas shopping at our store. We Have
a large assortment in every department, making your
selections easy. We bought our Holiday stock months
ago and the prices are right.
Quarles' Variety Store
Record 4 bales per acre. Free from
disease and weevil. It's a boll weevil
smasher. Write for facts.
HEAVY FRUITER CO.,
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 have
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.
Peter's "Diamond Brand" shoes
are made of solid leather at the best
prices. We have them in all styles
FOR SALE: One 1918 Ford tour
ing car, run but little, perfect condi
tion, quick sale- at $475. Two more
touring cars good condition at $350
and $375. Apply to
WALL & MINER,
Plum Branch, S. C.
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.
Cold . Weather . Garments
Our steadily increasing volume of business shows that we have atong list of sat
isfied customers. They know from experience that we capry ajwell-selected
stock of dependable merchandise and sell at reaso^rji?? oric?
Our Stock of Ladies' feeadv^c-Wear
* Wa? N?Yer l|oy^?mple|te
Wf? have, stylisl^u?fs, cloaks, wai?ts anti skirts
i Come Tri and let us show you i|irp\igh
In men'js and boys' wepr 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 what we have to offer.