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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, December 31.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss Lillian Smith came home
from Columbia for the holidays.
' Miss Fannie Wright Hill spent
Christmas here with relatives.
Miss Emma Ready of Johnston
spent the week-end in Edgefield with
Mr. Hammond Carmichael of
Kathwood, S. C.,.was among the Yule
Mrs. S. M. Craig of Anderson is
here visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Mr. John T. Faulkner of Augusta
.was among the holiday visitors in
Edgefield last week. '
Mr. Shields Johnson went to Green
ville last week to spend the holiday
Mr. James Shar.)ton^came down
from Washington to spend the Yule
tide with the homefolk.
Mrs. Agatha A. Woodson and Miss
Hortense Woodson spent a portion of
the holiday season in Augusta.
Miss Kellah Fair has been spend- j
ing the past week in Beech Island
.with her brother, Mr. Warren Fair.
Miss Janie Fraser of Columbia
spent several days last week in Edge
field with her sister, Mrs. I. W. Hume
Major R. S. Anderson has been en
joying the holidays at home and will
return to Washington Sunday.
Dr.. and Mrs. James S. Byrd spent
several days last week in Columbia
visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Fitz
Miss Lydia Brunson left Monday
for Savannah to remain for some
time, having accepted a position as
Dr. A. H. Corley has purchased the
Mrs. Mallie Dorn place through the
Edgefield Realty and Auction Com
Mr. Stephen Darlington has been
spending his Christmas vacatiov in
__JEdgefield. He is a Yale University
Mr. B. T. Rainsford who holds a
position in a bank in Bishopville,
was among the holiday visitors in
Mrs. W. R. McDonald of Augusta
spent the week-end in Edgefield with
her mother, Mrs. Agatha A. Wood
Capt. P. M. Feltham is enjoying a
furlough of ten days here with his
family and has been very cordially
greeted. He will return to Washing
ton in a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. David Britton of
Sumter have been spending the past
week in Edgefield with Mrs. Brit
ton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Mr. Charles B. Rhodes of Macon
was among the holiday visitors in
Edgefield, having joined Mrs. Rhodes
for the Yuletide. She has been spend
ing several weeks with Mr. and Mrs.
N. G. Evans.
Mr. R. G. M. Dunovant, better
known in Edgefield as Gill Dunovant,
came home from Birmingham for a
Chistmas visit to his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. R. L. Dunovant.
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Thompson
of Southport, N. C., have been among
the holiday visitors in Edgefield.
They are visitors in the home of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Tompkins, Jr.,
and Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Aull came
over from Columbia and spent
Christmas day here with Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur S. Tompkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleveland
of Greenville have been spending
the festive season in Edgefield with
Mrs. Cleveland's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Padgett.
Mr. John Harling who is superin
tendent ol" the State farm near Ha
good, Sumter county, has been spend
ing the past week here visiting rel
atives in Edgefield and in the county.
Mr. E.'B. McClendon has moved
to his farm beyond the trestle which
he purchased some time ago from
Mr. J. S. Smith. The Advertiser wel
comes Mr. McClendon and his family
Mrs. R. E. Morgan and Miss Jan
ice Morgan united with the Baptist
church Sunday morning.
.Mr. E. W. Samuel has purchased a
farm near Hephzibah, Ga., and will
move his family this week.
Mr. Earl Cogburn has moved from
the Griffin Hill into a new bungalow
erected for him by Mr. W. C. Jack
Mr. W. A. Edmunds of Metter,
Gt., spent several days here last
week visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. A. Edmunds.
Mr. E. H. Fqlk and Master William
Folk have been spending the holidays
with relatives in Colleton county on
a deer hunt.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Townsend are
enjoying a mid-winter trip to Florida
and Cuba, being accompanied by
Mr. W. E. Lynch of Rowland, N.
C., has been spending Christmas in
Edgefield with hi? mother, Mrs. Kate
The friends of Mr. M. W. Hudgens
are delighted that he has sufficiently
foot to be oat on the streets again.
Miss Alleen Dozier came over
from Columbia to spend the festive
season in Edgefield with her sisters,
Mrs. H. A. Smith and Miss Charlton
Rev. and Mrs. T. P. Burgess of
Clinton accompanied by Miss Mell
Burgess and Mr. George Burgess, are
here visiting friends. They have been
very affectionately greeted by the
people of Edgefield.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Scurry are now
occupying their home on Jeter Street
Mr. Scurry having voluntarily given
up his work as steward of the Coun
ty (Home, wherr he made a splendid
record of faithful service.
Miss Edith Ouzts had the following
visitors during the holidays, Misses
Emma Edgerton, Gertrude Vincent,
Lucile Carter, Frances Logan and
Martha Murray of Aiken, Mr. Wilbur
Gunter, Miss Leone Gunter and Mr.
Mayson of Ridge Spring.
The Advertiser wafts sincere
greetings to the new associate editor
of the Chronicle, James Bacon Cheat
ham, who has come to bless and
brighten the lives of Mr. and Mrs.
L. Wigfall Cheatham.
In its advertisement this week the
Edgefield Realty and Auction Com
pany announces that it will sell val
uable Edgefield lots at auction Fri
day, January 9. See what property is
listed for this sale if you contemplate
Mr. H. E. Quarles has sold his Red
Hill real estate and mercantile busi
ness to Mr. Wallace Quarles and has
moved his family into his new Edge
field mansion. It is with pleasure
that The Advertiser chronicles the
coming of these good people to live
among us, . v-, " - v f%w* '
Married, Sunday Afternoon, De
cember 21, by Rev. P. P. Blalock, in
the home of the officiating minister,
Miss Louella LaGrone and Mr. Lew
is S. Covar. Miss LaGrone was reared
in the Gilgal section of the county
and Mr. Covar, who was reared in
Edgefield now holds a petition with
the county under Supervisor Broad
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Holland and
Mrs. A. P. Holland will move the lat
ter part of the week into their Griffin
Hill home which Mr. Holland pur
chased some months ago. Later he
will move the present residence to
another site near by and will erect
a new residence on the hill, which is
one of tha most beautiful locations
Friday evening Miss Gertrude
Thurmond entertained a number of
her young friends very beautifully
at her home in south Edgefield. Pro
gressive conversation and several
spirited contests formed the chief di
version of the evening. At the con
clusion of the contests, the hostess
served dainty refreshments. The oc
casion was one of unusual pleasure
to all pres2nt.
For the first time in several years,
Ex-Gov. and Mrs. John C. Sheppard
had their three sons under the pa
rental roof at one time. Major Wal
lace W. Sheppard came down from
Washington, D. C., and Capt. F. W.
Sheppard came home from Birming
ham, Ala., for a Christmas visit.
Both of these young men who were
very cordially welcomed by their
Edgefield friends returned to their
respective posts of ., duty early this
recovered from the accident
Mr. Gordon Warren has arrived
from Atlanta to visit his mother,
Mrs. Mamie Warren.
Mr. W.H. Turner spent a portion
,of last week in Greenwood with his
mother, Mrs. M. C. Turner.
Mrs. R. G. Lee and little Beulah
are visiting Mrs. Lee's mother in
Mx. Walter Cantelou came up
from Augusta to spend the festive
season under the parental roof.
The excavation for the new hotel
is steadily going down and the walls
of the building will soon go up.
Mr. Steve H. Allen has entered up
on his duties as steward of the Coun
ty Home and we predict that he will
fill the place altogether satisfactorily.
Miss R?sela Parker entertained a
few friends at a lovely tea Monday
evening in honor of her friend, Miss
Rebecca Harker, of Sumter who is
the guest of Miss Justine Cantelou.
The young people of the town en
joyed a Yuletide dance in the Opera
House Friday night, the? music being
furnished by an orchestra from John
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lanham, Miss
Ellie Miller Lanham and Mr. Reaser,
Mrs. Lanham's father, came over
days here last week with Mrs. W. H.
days here las tweek with Mrs. W. H.
Dorn and Mrs. J. P. Nixon. They
were very cordially greeted by their
Edgefield friends. ,
Col. S. B. Mays was made happy
last week by having all of his chil
dren with him. Mr. Arthur Mays
and his wife and little son came from
Canadian, Texas, and Mr. Calhoun
Mays, Misses Madge and Ella Mays
and Mrs. Gambrell of Greenwood and
also the sweet little daughter of the
lamented Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Mays.
The new Yonce garage is now 99
per cent, completed and after the fin
ishing touches have been put on by
the contractors, the Schroder-Lewis
Company, .it will be one of the larg
est, most conveniently arranged and
best appointed garages in the State.
Edgefield's home for the Ford will
compare favorably with any city
place. Both Mr. Yonce and Mr. Moon
ey are progressive fellows and will
make their value felt in Edgefield.
Another Still Seized.
Another gin mill has been put out
of business by Sheriff Swearingen,
Mr. W. L. Holston and Mr. Tillman
Bussey. The owners, B. B. Thompson
and a man named Hoffman, two saw
mill operators from North Carolina,
were arrested and put in jail, being
released on bond Tuesday. Sheriff
Swearingen has the still stored away
in the j^il for safe keeping. Law
breakers in this county had might as
well take notice that the officers of
the law and people of Edgefield coun
ty will not stand for nor tolerate
such violations of the law.
LOST, STRAYED or STOLEN:
One white with black head and ears,
setter puppy, 9 months old. She ans
wers to the name of "Mormen." Any
information as to the whereabouts
of this dog will be appreciated and
a reasonable reward paid if return
E. P. ARTHUR,
Edgefield, S. C.
Dodge Roadster For Sale.
One 1919 Model Dodge Roadster
practically new; run less than 2,500
miles; equipped with Gabriel snub
bers and velvet shock absorbers; new
extra casing and tube; in perfect
condition. Price $1,150.
J. P. BLAND,
Johnston, S. C.
LOST: On last Sunday night, De
cember 14th, one black mare mule.
Strayed away from my home near
Monetta, S. C., R. F. D. 2. Finder will
please notify Gid Williams, above ad
dress and receive reward.
Notice to All Ford Owners.
We have just received a supply of
application blanks from the State
Highway Commission for 1920 Auto
licenses. Drop in, bringing the num
ber of your car with you, and we
shall be glad to assist you in filling
out application blanks.
YONCE & MOONEY
STRAYED: Or Stolen from the
mill pasture Saturday, December
20, a gentle, fawn-colored Jersey
milch cow, short horns and about
seven years of age. Notify me at
Cotton Mill and receive reward.
J. H. McCary, Edgefield,
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Commencing Januarys 1st, 1920,
our terms on all repairs and all Ford
parts will be strictly cash. We mean
this and will enforce it to the letter,
making no exception of any one. This
is the policy of all Ford agencies.
Furthermore, all Ford parts are ship
ped to us C. O. D. and we haye to pay
for them before taking them from the
depot. "We cannot afford to carry
them on our books.
Yonce & Mooney |
South Carolinian Weds in Lone
. Star State.
?dgefield friends of Mr. Earl H.
Kernaghan who is the son of Mrs.
Kate- M. Kernaghan and a brother to
Leslie S. Kernaghan and Mrs. J. W.
Stewart of this city and who lived
here formerly, will be interested to
hear of his recent marriage to Miss
Bertha Rocher, who is a young wo
man of many charming qualities. She
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Rocher of Waco, Texas.
Mr. Kernaghan is a capable young
business man of Waco, Texas. He
was educated in Columbia, S. C. and
Asheville, N. C., and graduated in
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., in a business
Mr. Kernaghan, after a long war
service received his discharge in Wa
co, Tepcas where he expects to make
Cotton Seed Wanted.
Will pay $1.20 per bushel for good
sound cotton seed delivered to me
not later than January 10th. Will
make final shipment that date.
R. M. WINN,
Plum Branch, S. C.
We Desire to Express
to our patrons and friends for their gen
erous patronage in the year which closes
to-day. Their kindly consideration in
the past will stimulate us to put forth a
greater effort to serve them well in the
good year 1920.
Wishing one and all a happy and prosperous
L. T. MAY
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We Thank Our
for their very generous patronage during 1919.
For the past year our records show a larger
volume of business than ever before and we
feel grateful to all of you. We are prepared
to extend our best services to the people of
Edgefield county for the coming year. > Here's
wishing all our customers and their friends a
very happy and prosperous 1920.
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