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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, January 7.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mrs. J. B. Haltiwanger'of Green
wood was-the guest of Mrs. P. P.
Blalock, Jr., several days last week.
Miss Gladys Padgett will enter
tain at bridge this afternoon in hon
or of her sister, Mrs. Norwood Cleve
' Miss Sophie Abney and little Miss
Gladys Lawton rettrrned from Sav
annah to Edgefield, reaching here
Miss Alice Feltham of Boston,
Georgia, a graduate of Peabody In
stitute, was the guest of Mrs. P. M.
Feltham this week.,
Masters Llewellyn and Roath Nich
olson, sons of Mr. and Mrs. S. W.
Nicholson of Columbia, were herc
early last week visiting relatives.
Mr. P. P. Blalock, Jr., has resigned
his position at the mill and has ac
cepted one with Mr. L. T. May as
Mr. and Mrs. J. Berrien Walker
nave returned to Chicago after spend
ing several days in Edgefield as
guests of Mr .and Mrs. N. G Evans.
County Chairman J H. Cantelou
requests all who subscribed to the
Memorial Fund to pay at once, as he
desire to make a complete report.
Mrs. D J. LaGrone and Miss Pearl
Padgett entertained some of their
lady friends with an elaborate six
o'clock dinner Tuesday evening serv
ed in courses.
A meeting of the Edgefield Board
of Commerce will be held in the
court house Friday evening at seven
o'clock. Business of importance will
be transacted. Free music will be
dispensed by an orchestra.
A meeting of the Civic League
will be held at the home of Mrs. J.
G. Edwards Monday afternoon, Jan
12, at 3:3 o'clock. All members are
requested to attend.
Mr. W. F. McMurrain is installing
his-ice plant and expects to be mak
ing ice by the middle of February.
Honie-made, Edgefield-made ice will
be something new for ^the old city.
Dr. and Mrs. A. H. Corley have
moved into the old Methodist parson
age and will occupy it until they can
imild a residence on the lot recently
purchased from Mr. J. L. Addison. J
The weather man has given the j
boll weevil a consideable jar. Anoth
er freeze or two like the one we have
just passed through will insure a
good cotton crop this year by thin
ning the ranks of Mr Weevil.
Miss Ruth Tompkins and Miss
Grace Tompkins left on Monday for
Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Miss Ruth
will teach in Bethel College of that
place and Miss Grace will matricu
late as a student.
Mr. S. Goode Reel has embarked
in business on his own account, hav
ing purchased the mercantile busi
ness of his father, .Mr J. H.i Reel.
The Advertiser predicts that he will
have a successful career, being am
bitious and energetic.
FOR SALE: One second hand
piano in good condition. Apply at
The contractors have commenced
work on the concrete foundation of
the new hotel and very soon the walls
of the large building will be rising
above ground. Mr. H. H. Sanders
as the contract for furnishing the
ough lumber for the building and
is wagons come in heavily loaded
Imost every day.
In mentioning the names last
eek of students who came home for
he holidays we inadvertently omit
d the names of Mr. P. P. Burns,
r. Francis Simkins and Mr. Ray
ond Dunovant. Mr. Burns came
from Harvard University where he
is. taking a special course, Mr. Sim
ians came from Columbia University
?vhere he is taking an A B. course
and Mr. Raymond Dunovant came
from Bingham Military Academy in
Asheville where he is making a good
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
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor will preach
at the Methodist church Sunday
morning: 11:30 o'clock and evening
at 7:30. The subject for the morn
ing hour will be "The Living
We beg of our readers this week
that they overlook the shortcomings
of this issue of The Advertiser, as
sickness in our force has caused us
to leave out much matter of interest.
Attention is directed to the ad
vertisement of the Hamilton Auto
Co. They sell the ?L'doon, Essex
and Maxwell cars and carry a fall
line of accessories. A competent
corps of mechanics render satisfac
The Corner Sure announces this
week that it is offering special bar
gains in millinery goods, comforts,
blankets and shoes. Read what this
! popular store says in its advertise
ment. Mr. Turner always makes
good every statement he makes.
In its advertisement this week the
Farmers Bank of Edgefield solicits
the patronage of the people. Its
combined capital and surplus
amount to ?135,000.00 and the to
tal resources of this institution is
over ?800.000.00, which is an ex
cellent showing for a country bank.
Mr. Ernest Martin Crouch and
Miss Dakota LaCroy were united in
marriage at the Methodist parson
age Tuesday afternoon, Rev. G. W.
M. Taylor, pastor of the Methodist
church, officiating. The couple came
from Trenton, accompanied by Mr.
Posey and Miss Crouch. They will
reside near Trenton.
Fertilizers Ready For Farmers
Mr. B. L. Minis announces in this
issue that he is again representing
the Coe-Mortimer Company of
Charleston and that he has ready for
delivery all of the leading brands of
commercial fertilizers. There is noth
ing on the market that surpasses the
Coe-Mortimer Fertilizers. Scores and
hundreds of Edgefield county far
mers have been using this fertilizer
for years and have prove nits merit.
See Mr. Mims before making your
To the great surprise of their
friends, for very few of them knew
anything of Cupid's plans. Mr. Al
fred Covar and Miss Cleora Thomas
motored to Augusta Sunday, being
accompanied by several young
friends, and were marred in the city
across the Savannah. Motoring to
a near-by city to plight their troths
has become a favorite way of many
young peopl?, giving added romance
to the occasion.
The Advertiser joins their host of
Edgefield friends in wishing Mr.
and Mrs. Covar a tong life of unal
A special examination will be held
Saturday, January 10. Teachers with
out certificates will appear before
County Board on that date. White
applicants report at Court House,
colored applicants at Macedonia.
W. W. FULLER,
Co. Supt. Education.
We are conducting a first-class
dairy at my farm in the edge of town
and will deliver rich, Jersey milk at
15 cents per quart at your door
every morning. We will steadily en
large our dairy so as to supply all of
the local demand. Let us have your
orders for milk. \
SUNNYSIDE DAIRY FARM,
J. W. Quarles, Prop.
STRAYED: Dark bay mare stray
ed from my home Friday, December
26. Cut on left hip. Any information
will be appreciated. Will pay for
feed or expense of keep.
Trenton, S. C.
FOR SALE-Ni nf? good farm
mules, ages from 8 to 10. Also one
horse 6 years old, and fifteen hogs
weighing from 50 to 200 pounds.
A. A. C HEATH AM,
l?-2t-pd. Edgefield, S. C.
If you need anything in the cabi
net mantel line, I can furnish com
plete with tiling. All measurements
taken without, cost to 'you. Let me
have your order.
E. P. ARTHUR.
Invigorating to the Pale and Sickly
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic.
GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TONIC, drives out
Malaria, enriches the blood.and builds up the sys.
'-JU. A true tonio. For adults and children. 5<y i
All persons owning property of
any kind whatsoever, or in any capa
city, as husband, guardian, executor,
administrator or trustees are requir
ed to make returns of the same to the
Auditor under oath within the time
mentioned below and the Auditors
required by law to add a penalty of
50 per cent to all property that is not
returned on or before the 20th day
of February in any year.
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 and 60 years except those ex
empt by law are deemed taxable
polls. The 50 per cent penalty will be
added for failure to make returns.
For the convenience of tax payers,
J or my representative will be at the
following appointed places on the
dates mentioned to receive tax re
Ropers, Thursday, January 15th.
Thurmond's Store, Friday 16th.
Colliers, Saturday, 17th.
Red Hill, Monday 19.
W. R. E. Winn's Store, Tuesday,
Cleora, Wednesday, 21st.
Pleasant Lane, Thursday, 22nd.
Meeting Street, Friday, .23rd.
Johnston, Tuesday 27th.
Herin's Store, Wednesday 28th.-.
Trenton, Thursday 29th.
The office will be open to receive
returns from first day of January till
the 20th day of February 1920, as
prescribe!! by law.
J. R. TIMMERMAN,
Auditor, E. C. S. C.
I Fish Scrap Strongly Recom
mended as a Fertilizer.
Cope, S. C.,
September 25, 1919.
I Seminole Fertilizer & Oil Co.,
I Gentlemen :
The fish scrap furnished me, at
factory price as a stockholder in
your company was highly satisfac
tory; and I want \o thank you for
your absolutely fair treatment in. all
our business dealings.
There's something about this whole
enterprise that "rings true" and.I am
convinced it is an opportunity such
as has never been offered before to
farmers. I would not part with my
stock, and could place some more for
you if you wish me at any time .to
My cotton, in spite of adverse con
ditions, is making a good yield
some of it two bales per acre. My on
ly source of ammonia was "Our Fish
Scrap," that sounds big. Well, I am
proud of it.
Thanking you again I am,
MRS. EDNA I. TRAYWICK.
NOT?:-The above is a copy of a
Letter from Mrs. Edna I. Traywick,
of Cope, S. C.
Johnston, S. C.
August 15, 1919
[Seminole Fertilizer & Oil Co.,
I Dear Sirs: .
I am a stockholder in the above
fertilizer company and have used fish
for my crop this year. It is my opin
ion that acid phosphate and 12 per
cent Fish Scrap, one-third scrap, is
the best fertilizer a farmer can use.
I am delighted with my stock and
would not sell it for any reasonable
W. E. PARDUE.
The County Treasurer's office will
be open for the purpose of receiving
taxes from the 15th day of October,
1919, to the 15th day of March,
All taxes shall be due and payable
between th? 15th day of October,
1919, and December 31st, 1919.
That when taxes charged shall not
be paid by December 31. t, 1919, the
County Auditor shall proceed to add
a penalty of one per cent, for Janu
ary, and if taxes are not paid on or
before February 1st, 1920, the Coun
ty Auditor will proceed to add two
per cent, and five per cent, addition
al, from the 1st of March to the 15th
of March, after which time all un
paid taxes will be collected by the
The tax levies for the year 1919
are as follows:
For State purposes- 9
For Ordinary County- 7
For Special County- 3
For Constitutional School Tax 3
For Antioch _ 4
For Bacon School District_10
For Blocker_T_ 2
For Blocker-Limestone_ 4
For Colliers_ 4
For Flat Rock_. 8
I our terms O]
parts will be
this and wil
making no e
is the polic
ped to us C.
for them bei
them on oui
For Oak Grove_ 3
For Red Hill_.- 6
For Edgefield _ 8
Fer Elmwood No. 8_2
For Elmwood No. 9_ 2
For Elmwood No. 30_ 2
For Elmwood L. C._ 3
For Hibler_ 3
For Meriwether (Gregg)_- 2
For Moss_ 3
For Brunson School_ 4
For Ropers_ 2
For Shaw_ 4
For Sweetwater _ 4
For Talbert_.- 2
For Wards _.2
For Wards No. 33_ 4
For Blocker R. R. (portion) -- 15
For Elmwood R. R. (pprtion) - 15
For Johnston R. R._. 3
For Pickens R. R._ 3
For Wise R. R._ 3
For Corporation _ ll
All the male citizens between the
ages of 21 years and 60 years, ex
cept those exempt by law, are liable
to a poll tax of One Dollar each. A
sapital tax of 50 cents each is to be
paid on all dogs.
The law prescribes that all male
:itizens between the ages of 18 and
55 years must pay $2.00 commuta
tion tax. No communtation is includ
sd in the property tax. So ask for
road tax receipt when you desire to
pay road tax.
J. L. PRINCE,
Co. Treas. E. C.
FOR QUICK SALE: 342% acres
)f land 2 miles from Trenton on the
rrenton-Aiken road. Known as part
>f the old Padgett place formerly
jwned by the late S. T Hughes. One
iwelling, two tenant houses, three
jams and other out-buildings. Very
south Atlantic Realty Co., Inc.,
'Servic? of Guaranteed Satisfaction'
Home Office, Greenwood, S. C.
SALESMAN WANTED to. solicit
jrders for lubricating oils, greases
md paints. Salary or Commission.
THE HARVEY OIL CO.,
I Cotton Seed Wanted.
Will pay $1.20 per bushel for good
ound cotton seed delivered to me
mt later than January 10th. Will
nake final shipment that date.
R. M. WINN,
Plum Branch, S. C.
mg January 1st, 1920,
a all repairs and all Ford
) strictly cash. We mean
1 enforce it to the letter,
xception of any one. This
jy of all Ford agencies,
e, all Ford parts are ship
O. D. and we have to pay
:ore taking them from the
cannot afford to carry
e & Mooney
THE FARMERS BANK
OF EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Capital and Surplus Profits - - - $135,000.00
Total Resources Over ..... $800,000.00
SAFETY AND SERVICE IS WHAT WE
OFFER TO THE PUBLIC
Open your account with us for the year 1920. Invest your
savings in one of our Interest Bearing Certificates of
Lock boxes for rent in which to keep your valuable pa
pers, etc. . (
All business matters referred to us pleasantly and carefully
handled. We Solicit Your Business, i .
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ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
Distributors of Marathon Tires and Tubes. None better, but our price
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLIITED
See our representative, C. E. May.