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Wednesday, December 17.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
. Mr. S. M. Rice, Jr., of Columbia
is here visiting his aunt, Mrs. Bettis
Mrs. D. L Denny has arrived from
Columbia to spend the Yuletide, in
Mr. A. Baron Holmes has been, a
welcomed visitor in Edgefield for
The demand for houses in Edge
field is great but the cost of build
ing is even greater.
Kemember that ground was bro
ken for the big new hotel on De
cember 15, 1919.
Miss Sophie E. Abney is
spending a month with Mrs. J. A.
Ives in Savannah.
' Miss Virginia Addison and Miss
Gladys Padgett were among the
visitors in Augusta Monday.
Mr. James E. Hart, Jr., is at
home for a short time and has been
very cordially greeted by his
Miss Nelle Jones will arrive to
morrow from Sparenburg where she !
is taking a post-graduate course at
Following the paving of the side
walks on Main Street must come the
paving of Main Street. It is the most
traveled thoroughfare in Edgefield.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. B. Tompkins
have mjved from the Harmony sec
tion into the large country home of
Mrs. Mamie Warren near Centre
Edgefield merchants are already
doing a rushing holiday business.
Most of the stores have added to
their saleaforce to serve the people
Mrs. Lucy Dugas relumed to
Washington Sunday after spend
ing several days in Edgefield, hav
ing come from Washington by way
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Padgett re
turned Monday from a delightful
visit to Mr. and Mrs. Norwood, at
Marietta, and Mrs. W, H. Yeldell,
Dr. ?. H. Corley has purchased
from Mr. J. L. Addison, through the
Edgefield Real Estate Agency, the
lot immediately west of his home on
' j "The Baptist B?rsOb?ge ?B nearing
tompi?tioh and ?)r. Lee has been
assured by the head carpenter that
he can occupy his handsome new
home before Christmas.
Mr; B. B. Jones has purchased
the two lots between the residences
of Mr. C. M. Melichamp and Lov
ick Smith and will soon erect there'
on two five-room bungalows.
Miss Margaret May, who is attend
ing the Greenville Woman's College,
will go to Charleston Thursday to act
as sponser at the military ball to be
given by the senior class of the Cita
Last Wednesday afternoon Mrs. H.
C. Mitchell entertained the ladies'
card club in a most charming man
ner, four tables being arranged. Af
ter a very spirited game the hostess
Dr. R. A. Marsh went to Washing
ton, D. C., last week to confer with
the postal authorities concerning the
removal of the Edgefield post office
into the Tompkins & Marsh building
Miss Mary Dorn was operated on
at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia
on Monday of this week and at this
writing is doing well. She will remain
in Columbia for a week with her
uncle, Mr. T. B. Lanham.
Mrs. P. P. Burns has returned
from a visit to her sister, Mrs. T. J.
Lyon, in Greenwood.
Mrs. Raymond Rogers and her two
little children have arrived from
Blenheim for the Yuletide.
The lyceum attraction in the Op
era House Monday night was beyond
the pale of criticism. Every member
of the Smith-Spring-Holmes group of
entertainers was an artist of the high
est order. The managers of the lyce
um course are to be congratulated
upon their selection. The next enter
tainment to be given early in the
New Year promises to be equally as
Mrs. Cynthia Johnson of August
is the guest of Mrs. M. B. Barker.
Mr. W. D. Allen came down fron
Chappell for a hurried visit Mondaj
Mr. T. B. Lanham came over fron
Columlbia Thursday and returne<
Friday. His friends here regret tha
it was such a hurried visit.
Mrs W. W. Adams arrived Tuesda;
night from McCormick with her dea
little baby, being accompanied b;
her mother, Mrs. M. L. Carroll.
The notice of Auditor J. R. Tim
merman is published in this issu<
giving his schedule of appointment
for receiving tax returns for 1920
Mr. James . E. Hart arriv?e
Thursday from Florida to remain a
home until after the holidays. Fo:
several years Mr. Hart has beei
spending most of his time in Flori
da as a traveling salesman.
Mr. T. J. Pani returned Sunda}
fi om Atlanta where he took s
course of instruction for two weeki
in vulcanising. His up to dat?
machine has arrived and can nov,
make old auto cases and tubes prac
tically as good as new.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Porter lefl
Edgefield Tuesday to make theil
home in Batesburg, having sold theil
hotel property here to Mr. Abran
Daitch. Mr. Daitch has moved inte
the hotel. Mr. W. S. G. Heath has en
gaged a suite of rooms from Mr
Having closed out his business in
terests at Cleora-rented his hom?
and sold his stock of merchandise
Mr. W. T. Reel will move his familj
to Edgefield at once and make h?
home here. These good people will b?
very cordially welcomed by all ol
Mr. J. W. Qaarles has moved
his family from his born? in the
Antioch section to the Lyon farm
io Edgefield which he purchased
from Mr. M. D. Lyon about a yeai
ago. Mr. Quarles will conduct a
dairy, having a herd Of thorough
bred Jersey cows,
The subscrption8 of Edgefield
County to the third roll call of the
Red Cross we?re considerably in
creased this week when the Trenton
Branch reported the collection o?
$60.00. ??der the leadership ol
Mrs. T. D. Mathis, the Trenton
Red Jros8 workers have done
This evening a welcome service
will be held in the Methodist
church in honor of the Episcopal
rector, Rev. Mr. Petros. and the
new Methodist paste lev. Mr,
Taylor. The members of ali of
the churches are; cordially invited
to attend. An interesting pro
gramme has been arranged,
Mr, Wc M. Mooney will move his
family from Charlotte to Edgefield
in a short time, having engaged
rooms in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
B. L. Mim's. Mr. Mooney will occupj
one of the bungalows that Mr. J. L
Mims is to build when it is completed
Mr. Mooney is a progressive, for
ward-looking young man and is a val
uable acquisition to Edgefield's citi
Or. and Mrs. Byrd Entertained
Thursday evening from seven tc
ten Dr. and Mrs. James , S. Byre
added to their already well estab
liebed reputation as delightful en
tertainers. They invited a numbci
of their frienos to take tea witt
them, the menu being elaborate a nc
very beautifully served. Those wh(
were honored with invitations wil
for a long time have pleasant mern
ories of the evening spent in tbii
hospitable Buncombe home.
Annual Oyster Supper.
Friday night the lodge rooms ii
The Advertiser building were bril
liantly lighted and cordial fellow
ship and good cheer prevailed, th(
occasion being the annual oyste:
supper of the Junior Order of Unitec
American Mechanics. Mr. J. H
Tompkins, the ranking officer ol
the order, acted as master of cere
monies and called first upon Dr
R. G. Lee for a brief address, wh(
was followed by Rev. E. C. Bailey
At the close of Mr. Bailey's addresi
the chef announced the readinesi
of the oysters to be served and al
present gathered about the long
table. At the conclusion of th<
feast Dr. Littleton, of Augusta
who was ? special guest of the oe
casion, delivered a stirring and ap
Rev. G. W. Taylor was presen
and upon invitation made some ap
Brr. lang's Hew Bsscwren
KILS? THE COUGH. CL'"P? THE LUNGS*
a The December Meeting of the
Edgefield Chapter, U. D. C.
1 Mrs. A. E. Padgett was hostest
. for the December meeting of the
a Edgefield Chapter, U. D. C.
j In the absen8e of the president,
t the vice-president, Mrs. Bettis Can
telon, presided. The meeting was
opened with the Lord's prayer af
y ter which, the minutes were read
r and approved.
7 Under oid business, Mrs. Robert
Marsh reported on the memorial
and marker funds. It was moved
and seconded that Mrs. Marsh and
2 the corresponding secretary, Miss
s Sophie Dobson, should be empow
. ered to order the markers at once,
j The committee on the monument
t work reported and are to attend to
r the improving of the monument
j plot immediately.
Plans for the usual Christmas
box to be sent to the county home
were made. The Bald Eagle chap
7 ter, through Mrs. A. A. Woodson,
1 pledged the sum of $1.35 f Or this
i fund. All donations are to be sent
i to the home of Mrs. J. H. Cantelou
r by December 23rd. Miss Annie
" DeLoach and Mrs. P. M. Feltham
are to notify all chanter members
\ in time to coutribute to this worthy
Mrs. A. A. Woodson is to have
. charge of all chapter notices, see
, ing that-the meetings are announc
ed through the press prior to each
The Lee and Jackson celebration,
which is always held in the (-Traded
. School auditorium in January the
; nineteenth, was discussed.
The historian, Mrs. Woodson.
j took charge of the historical pro
. gram, reading an appropriate and
, beautiful poem of Timr' t's, "How
f Shall We Greet'the P
Several interep selections
from the Cbristr , eteran were
First-"The Last Christmas of
the War," written for the Atlanta
Journal by Mrs. W. H. Felton
read by Mrs. Milton Jones.
Second-Extracts from an arti
cle entitled "Christmas in War
Times"-read by Mrs. J. S. Byrd.
Third-"Christmas Day of 1864
in Confederate Trenches," by A. A.
Manning, Co. F, 56th Georgia, read
by Mrs. J. G. Alford.
A charming paper written by
Mr. A. S. Tompkins entitled "Sa
luda Counts," was read by Mrs.
B. L. Mims.
At the conclusion of the pro
gram, a dainty salad course was
served by the gracious hostess.
Miss Annie DeLoach invited the
Chapter to meet with her on the
second Tuesday in January.
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D. A. R. Meeting.
The December meeting of the D.
A. R. was entertained by Mrs. J. D.
Holstein on Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Sarah Collett presided as Re
gent, and introduced several very in
teresting matters of business. Among
them arrangements were made for
the preparing and serving of the Ma
sonic supper on Friday evening, and
also the plans for serving oysters du
ring the three days preceding Christ
mas in the Court House. Dues were
collected by the treasurer, Mrs. J. R.
Cantelou and the historical program
was on the subject of Christmas in
Other Lands. Mrs. J. W. Peak gave a
picture of Christmas in South Ameri
can countries and Mrs. F. M. Warren
told the manner of observing Christ
mas in Russia and Greece. The hos
tess served a delightful salad course
with coffee and whipped cream at
the close of the historical program.
During the repast, the Victrola
played from the adjoining room, "Si
lent Night," sung hy Madame S?hu
The next meeting will be held in
January ith Mrs J. L. Mims.
Card of Thanks.
We are sincerely thankful for the
kindness shown and the sympathy ex
pressed by our neighbors and friends
during the long illness of our dear
wife and mother, and during the
hours of unutterable grief through
which we are passing, caused by her
death. It is impossible to express the
sincere thanks which we feel. We
shall never forget the Johnston and
Harmony oeople and hope some day
to be able to return the kindnesses
shown us. .
W. P. Johnson and Children.
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.
FOR SALE: A second hand piano.
Apply at the Advertiser office.
In making iiecti
are useful an^prj.
To name a fe,
In Our Shoe Stock Y
Visit our store i <
friend or familyi(
, FOR SALE: At the Prescott place,
one ten-year old, 1,300-pound mule
for $275.00; one four-year-old mule,
home raised for $235.00.
H. T. MEDLOCK,
Greenwood, S.' C.
?H. B. Youngblood at the Plantation,
Modoc, S. C.
WANTED: To buy old organ cab
inets. Will pay reasonable prices. See
E. P. ARTHUR.
ELECTRIC Best Tonic,
BITTERS Family Medicine.
Santa Claus wi]
because we have 1
shown in Edgefi
member of the fa
all of kinds, glass
displayed in Edg<
cure sets, comb ai
ties too numerous
Our stock of c
large and will rep
We have use
such as scarfs, tie
suspenders in holi
kerchiefs in gift I
We are going t<
to do their Christ
a large assortmei
ago and the price
?on of Christmas presen
ite. We have a large ;
store from which to m
otion line such as
TABLE COVERS, S<
ems too numerous to
Fit Out the Whole Fa*
hopping tour and make
: our store your headqui
is hereby given that hunt
ng and trespassing in every
is hereby forbidden on my
'Colliers, Collins and Moss
s. All persons who fail to
* notice will be prosecuted
^ law, without exception.
J. T. GRIFFIS.
toeing done at; my shop in a
^manner. I have employed
a .y can do the work in the
mVed manner. Try us. Sat
A. L. KEMP.
il niiis headquai
"-he st stock of 1
eld. have som
miljm the youn
; of ?doll beds, d
and i, novelties i
nd brets and ot]
5 to ir.n.
fui gis well a
day bc Also stal
o makejrth whil
mas shg at our
it in e%partm<
We bouur Holid
s are rig
ts buy articles that
assortment of such
ake such a choice.
nily in Dependable Shoes
your selection for
J. H. CANTELOU
Attorney at Law
Will Practice in All Courte.
Office Over Store
REYNOLDS & PADGETT
Telephone No 103.
T. B. GRENEKER
Attorney at Law
Office in the
ADDISON LAW BUILDING
rters at our store
loliday goods ever
ething for every
gest to the oldest,
oil carriages, toys
is the largest ever
avirig sets, mani
lier holiday novel
and fireworks is
s beautiful gifts
hiefs, gloves and
:ionery and hand- >
e for our friends
store. We have
ent, making your
lay stock months