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VOL. 84
EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1920
NO. 45
JOHSTON LETTER.
Reception in Honor of Mrs.
Mobley. Victory Day Ob
served. Apollo Music
Club Met.
On last Wednesday afternoon,
Mrs., W. S. Mobley and Misses Mar
ian and Elise Mobley entertained
with a beautiful reception in honor
of Mrs. George Walker Mobley. The
calling hours were from 4 to 6
o'clock and a large, number of friends
came during this time.
Mesdames Mims Walker and P. N.
Keesee met the arrivals at the front,
and they were carried tb the parlor
by Mrs. Bartow Walsh and Miss
Gladys Sawyer to greet those in the
receiving line, which was composed
of Mrs. W. S. Mobley, Misses Marian .
and Elise Mobley and the honoree,
Mrs. Walker Mobley. .
Piano music by Mrs. Eugene Mc
Alpine was enjoyed in here. After :
cordial good wishes to the young
bride, the guests were carried into
the dining room by Mesdames J. H. .
Payne and James Tompkins.
The dining table was covered in a ,
handsome lace cover with a pretty
centerpiece of flowers and ferns. .
Seated here, Mesdames J. A. Dobey ,
and Frank Bland cut white block ,
cream and this with bride's cake, was .
served by Misses Maude Sawyer and ?
Sue Smith. ;
The room was shaded in pink.
The entire occasion was a most .
pleasant one.
On Sunday evening at the Baptist J
church the congregation had the
pleasure of hearing Dr. Watts, of
Columbia preach. He had been out .
in ?a nearby community on Sunday
School work and was here to' take .
the evening train, and came around .
to the church for. service. He preach- .
ed a forceful sermon. Before leaving
he stated that he hoped to have an
Instituts held here in the church ]
some time during the year.
Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Lott have gone
to Florida, for a visit-to the family
of their son, Mr. Frank Richardson. *
Before returning, they will visit Mrs. .
Lott's brother, Mr. St. Clair Smyly, 1
and her daughter, Mrs. St. Julian 1
Harris, both living in Georgia.
Miss Hortense Landrum is visiting
Mrs. J. W. Browne.
Mrs. Heyward of Beaufort, is
spending a few days with her daugh
ter, Miss Sallie Heyward.
Mrs. H. W. Crouch and M:.33 An- '
nie Crouch were visitors in Augusat
recently in the home of Mrs. W. W.
Satchex ,
Mr. M. 0. Fulmer has purchased '
the home of Mr. Will Collins and as ]
soon as it is possible, will move in. 3
Mr. Collins and family have decided 1
to make their home elsewhere.
Mrs. Huiet Waters and Master '
George are expected home nexL week 1
from Alexandria, Ala., having spent
a month with the former's mother, '
Mrs. Osbourne. 5
Mrs Mary Hamilton has been quite
sick at the home of her niece, Mrs. ]
Alice Cox. J
Mrs. J. R. Kelly of Charleston, is J
spending this week with her grand- ]
parents.
Dr. and Mrs. Wiederman and fam
ily have moved into their home on J
West Calhoun street.
Mrs. Eugene McAIpine has return- 1
ed with her little son, Thomas to 1
Hartsville. Miss Sallie Carwile re
turned with her to spend some time. 1
Mr. Jefferson Lewis left last week 1
for California where he has a posi- '
tion. 1
Mrs. Gibson has been the guest 1
of her sister, Mrs. Gall.
Mrs. J. L. Smith has returned from
Leesville, where she visited re?a- i
tives.
The Apollo Music club met with 1
Mrs. 0. D. Black on Tuesday after
noon and two very pleasant hours I
, were spent by the members and visi- ?
tors present. ?
The meeting was presided over by
Miss Zena Payne, president, and the ]
chief business brought before the i
members was that of practicing i
"Thrift." The General Federation is
definitely committed to three para- ]
mount tasks, Americanization, Com- j
munity service and Thrift, and Na
tional Thrift week was told of and j
thrift cards distributed and each (
member will co-operate in the move- 1
, ment. ,
The name of Mrs. W. S. Brooke '.
was received for membership.
The subject for the meeting was
Scotland and was led by Mrs. W. J. ;
9 Hatcher, who gave some interesting
thoughts on the subject. "My Ain
Folk" was sung by Mrs. C. P. Corn;
"Scotland and Music" was the sub
ject of the paper by Mrs. O. D. .Black.
Piano, Scotch music-Miss i?etty
Waters; Chorus, "Annie Laurie;"
Reading, Miss Westmoieland ; Cho
rus, "A.;id Lang Syne."
During the social period the hos
tess served an elaborte salad course
with coffee and whipped cream being
assisted by Mesdames Harry Stroth
er, Wallace Turner, L. S. Maxwell,
and Miss Antoinette Denny.
Mrs. Harriet Kenney celebrated
her birthday on Wednesday last,
having lived to an honored age, and
had with her on this occasion about
twelve of h=r warm friends of her
young days. The day was happily
spent.
Rev. W. S. Brooke has given up
the work of supplying the pulpit of
Rocky Creek church which was every
first Sunday afternoon. He deeply re
gretted to do this but he found that
his duties of his regular pulpit re
quired all his time.
On Wednesday evening at the Bap
List chuch "Victory Day" was cele
brated under the auspices of the W.
C. T. U. The meeting was conducted j
by Rev. W. S. Brooke and was large
[y attended. Two fine talks were
beard, "Righteousness Ex?lteth a Na
tion" by Rev. J. D. Kinard and "Law
Enforcement" by Rev. David Kellar.
Mrs. T. R. Denny, president of the
W. C. T. U., told something of the
kvork of the organization and read
:he 18th Amendment. The orchestra
rave several selections and other
special music made the meeting an
enjoyable one. - .
Mr. Williamson, tobacco expert,
las moved here for a year's stay and
viii instruct any one in the cultiva
lion of tobacco, and this fall will aid j
n the gathering in of the crops. The
[armers of this section are paying his
?xpenses here for the year that they
night begin this cultivation of a ,
iew crop in the correct way.
On Friday evening Mr. and Mrs.
3e?Pwi<Ci>oaeh> ^rrtertenied; with an (?'
?lab?rate dinner party for their sis
;er, Mrs. Taylor Goodwyn of Green
wood ,and those present were the
,varm friends of the honoree.
They were assisted by their daugh
;ers, Mrs. L. S. Maxwell and Miss An
lie Crouch, who made the evening
i pleasant one for their guests.
At 8 o'clock the guests were seat
;d at dinner, there being twelve cov
ers laid. The table had no cloth, but j
i handsome imported set of lace ta
rie mats, from Japan was used. The
centerpiece was a large vase of red
chrysanthmeums and ferns which .
vas beautifully reflected in the pol
shed surface of the table. At each
place alternately were red and yel
ow baskets of crystalized ginger to
)e enjoyed during the courses which
vere served.
All of the appointments of the ta
rie wei*e lovely cut glass, china and
silver.
Those invited to be with Mrs. Good
wyn were Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lott,
VIrs. W. B. Ouzts, Mrs. M. T. Turner,
Mrs. J. H. White, Mrs. 0. D. Black,
Miss Zena Payne and Rev. W. S.
Brooke.
The Mary Ann Buie Chapter, U.
D. C., met Thursday afternoon with
Mrs. M. W. Crouch and several mat
ers were discussed by the members,
:here being a full attendance.
The chapter was delighted with
laving an offer made to it, a well lo
cated and valuable lot, to erect a
arick hail as a meeting place. This
rift came from Mrs. W. Lee Coleman
i charter member and one who is de
moted to the work of the U. D. C.
Plans were made for the observ
ince of "Lee and Jackson Day," the
19th and 21st, the occasion to be on
the 20th.
The chapter will contribute to the
Confederate Home College as soon
is possible, this college being told, of
it the meeting.
Reports were given than fruits
bad been sent the veterans who were
sick and flowers had been sent the
riderly ladies.
The ?committee for year books
bopes to have these ready for distri
bution at an early date.
Mr. Will Sawyer*has purchased the
lo tin front of his dwelling and at an
?arly date will have his house moved
to the new lot and a large and hand
some dwelling erected instead of his
former home.
Let's all pull together for greater
Edgefieldl 1 1
YONGE & MOONEY.
Law Enforcement Day Obr|
served.
Sunday was observed all over th|?
United States as law enforcement':
day and ministers asked to give this\
subject thought and expression frd?E
the pulpits.
Rev. Mr. Peatross spoke from the
subject "Righteousness. Exalteth a.!
Nation, but Sin is a Reproach to any .
People." Those who heard him spoken
highly of his presentations of the
idea of the real nature and presence^
of sin in the world.
Rev. E. C. Bailey spoke from the]
same text, those who heard him say-,i
ing that his viewpoint was most in
terestingly given, taking up the evils
of intemperance as taught - in the I
Scriptures and especially the neces
sity of instructing children in the
home in all the principles of modera-.;
tion and sobriety of conduct.
% At the Methodist chuch Rev. G. W.
M. Taylor used the same text and
spoke from the four ideas of Agita
tion, Education, Legislation and Law
Enforcement. Miss Elizabeth Rains
ford sang "The Plains of Peace."
At the Baptist church the subject
was presented in the evening on ac
count of the visitor, Mr. Lanham,
who occupied the pulpit in the morn
ing in the interests of the Y. M. C.
A.
At this evening service the chil
dren of the various churches sang the
"Saloonless Nation in 1920," which
they had been singing since South
Carolina was in a campaign for a
dry state, marching in a processional.
Carolynn Dorn sang the solo part with
pipe organ accompaniment.
Miss Miriam Norris gave the vic
tory solo, which is a prophecy ful
filled, this song having been sung at
National W. C. T. U. conventions for
many years. - j
The Jubilee Song which was also
written in celebration of the victory
was sung by the choir.
The 18th Amendment was read by
Mr. A. B. Carwile and the-Provisions
SFine law by Mr. T. B. Greneker.
Dr. R. G. Lee preached a very help
ful and stirring sermon on the text .
for the occasion.
Mottoes in the church were "Vic
tory," "National* Prihibition," and
"Enforce the Law."
Personally I have interviewed sev
eral members of each church where
I did not have the pleasure of listen
ing to the sermons, and each with
one accord has spoken very pleas
ely of the occasion and the discus
sion and the subject, saying that
they enjoyed and were benefitted by
the sermons. '
I wish that I might haye been able
to hear each one and listen to the va
ried viewpoints of good men as they
spoke to their people on this great
subject. The Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union of Edgefield appre
ciates this co-operation and sympathy
on the part of the ministers of our
town. They are always the best
friends of temperance and sobriety
and have done their share in pro
moting these blessings.
MRS. J. L. MIMS.
Pres. Edgefield W. C. T. U.
Poluhni, the Magician.
Poluhni, the magician will be here
on February 6th. This date falls on
Friday and on Friday afternoon he
will be ready to drive the car you
promised to lend him. You will have
the novel experience of riding with
him and directing him by your
thoughts, or sitting on the back seat
and watching some one else do it.
Poluhni is one of the very best of
the world's magicians and can keep
you guessing every minute.
On account of the Opera House
not being available for the 6th of
February, we will give this, the
fourth Lyceum number, in the school
auditorium, and will also use that
auditorium for our lecture, which is
the last number of our course.
The Civic League has assumed the
responsibility for quite a large sum
of money without any guarantors.
We earnestly solicit your sympathy
and co-operation in our effort to
bring wholesome, clean amusement
to our people. We recognize the nat
ural desire for amusement, and the
imperative need for that which is
clean. We ask the co-operation of
our people, our council and county
officials in keeping our county and
town supplied with the best, and
their support in discouraging what
is unwholesome and injurious.
CIVIC LEAGUE.
Dr. J. S. Byrd Entertains Roy
ally.
There is a most genial spin
abroad in old Edgefield, reviving th<
*>ld order of things which was banish
ed during the period1 of war, Edge
I field putting her patriotic duty to th?
Ifront.
; Now that the war cloud has beer
?.dispelled homes are being throwr
jopen for many delightful entertain
ments.
? ' -There has been a series of mosl
enjoyable stag dinners given, for in.
stance a climax being reached in the
&ne given by Dr. J. S. Byrd Thurs
day evening of last week.
The guests arrived promptly at
*even and were soon ushered into the
pretty dining room where three ta
bles with covers for twelve guests
??&ch, were prettily arranged. The
dinner was a culinary triumph, be
ginning with oysters, followed by an
elaborate turkey dinner and salad
course, then ending with fruit jelly,
Whipped cream, black fruit and
pound cake.
Tables were arranged in the big
jiving room for bridge and soon in a
blue haze of smoke, the game pro
gressed. Mr. Ernest Padgett cap
tured the head prize and Mr. W. L.
Dunovant, Jr., the consolation.
? Mrs. Byrd invited Mesdames Ed
win Folk, W. A. Byrd and P. M. Fel
tham and Misses Virginia Addison,
Ruth DeEoach and Snow Jeffries to
assist her in dispensing the generous
hospitality for which the hostess and
host of this delightful dinner party
are noted.
MRS. P. M. , FELTHAM.
Friday Your Only Chance to
See "Mickey."
"Mickey" has played a huge suc
cess in all the large cities to the ex
tent of having to play return dates
In securing this wonderful picture
for Edgefield it has brought here a
y^?e.that-is rrakihg history in the
Motion rfcture industry. T?e star,
Miss Mabel Normand, is originally
a Georgia girl, coming from Atlan
ta.
If you want a seat for "Mickey"
you had better come early.
Letter From Former Hardy's
Correspondent.
Dear Advertiser:
"We still enjoy the paper each
week and all the 'ce letters from
everyone, especially Miss Florence
Mims. But as yet do not find any
news from our old home neighbor
hood.
I went out home last Thursday for
a few minutes with Mr. E. C. Smith,
the surveyor, to get something for
him we had out there. One of the old
land marks, the grand old oak in
front of the house had been cut
down to keep it from falling on the
house. It died a year ago and has
been losing its limbs ever since, so
it was dangerous to leave it standing.
That was my first trip over the new
road and that was certainly an im
provement over the old way. The
gang was plowing up great clods
along from the "Bad-Luck House"
to "Pretty Run" hill, which were
very rough and hard to travel over.
The galvanized pipes in "Pretty
Run" are a great improvement. It
seemed strange not to have to go
through any water at all, all the way
from Augusta out home.
We were greatly shocked when we
heard of the terrible accident Mr.
Nixon Bunch had with a traction en
gine out on his brother, Mealing
Bunch's place, last Tuesday. His left
arm and leg, I understand, were ter
ribly crushed by the machine. The
doctors cannot tell yet, what will be
the outcome of it. We hope he will
soon be better and able to save both
limbs.
Glad to hear of Mr. Ed Bunch im
proving at the Margaret Wright Hos
pital. Hope he will soon be able to
be taken home.
.^Mrs. Sallie Bunch is still confined
to her bed, where she has been for
eleven weeks.
Mr. Harry Bunch was feeling very
badly Friday.
We were very sorry to hear of the
death of little Mae Mealing and sym
pathize sincerely with the family.
Mr. Ernest Cogburn was out tak
ing census Thursday when I went
out home.
I hear Mr. Kugley could not ac
cept the call to Hardy's church on ac
count of having all his time employ
ed. So there were no services at
Hardy's Sunday.
I had the privilege ?f hearing the
great tenor singer, Mr. Harrison, of
New York sing at St. Johns chuch
Sunday and enjoyed it very much.
Sunday night I heard Mr. Wilson's
sermon on "Why men do not attend
church:" I think it was the finest
sermon I ever heard, and hope to
hear more of his sermons.
The music also was fine at the
Christian church. I attended that
church when I went to school here
and have always been partial to it,
but see so few familiar faces there,
now. The congregation is younger
people. They have a fine Sunday
School and I wish it was so that our
children could attend, there, as well
as the Houghton Institute day school.
They are very much pleased there,
and have so much less distance in
the cold, mud and rain to go, and get
home by half past two. Much better
than io start at eight and get back
by five in the afternoon. Besides the
other many advantages. Wingfield
and Emma were real sick and could
not go Monday. Hope their vaccina
tions are not going to keep them at
home longer.
L. B.
619 Broad Street,
Augusta, Ga.
Splendid Civic League Meeting
Mrs Edwards presided at a splen
did Civic League meeting Monday af
ternoon in the library.
After the Lord's prayer, Mrs. P.
M. Feltham, acting secretary in Mrs.
B. L. Mims' absence, read the last
meeting's minutes which stood ap
proved. *
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Sr., gave a
good report on the>Lyceum, announc
ing that Poluhni, the clever magician,
would be here Friday nigj*?? Feb
ruary 6th. The Opera. Housfe not be
ing available-ibis ehterc?mhieht will
be given in the school auditorium.
A very remarkable program is prom
ised and everything for the comfort
and enjoyment of the audience will
be looked out for botn by the League
committee and the School Principal.
A report on cemetery work was
made by Mrs. Edwards.
Miss Ethel DeLoach was made
chairman of the cemetery committee.
A workman has been engaged to do
some very necessary work in Febru
ary. It was decided to send out pos
tals to all cemetery plot owners ask
ing co-operation in financing this
work.
The president read letters received
referring to the Thrift Campaign
that is being carried on with a special
Thrift week to he observed.
Miss June Rainsford was appoint
ed chairman of a committee to work
with state officers of the campaign.
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Sr., chair
man, Mrs. J. L. Mims, Mrs. Mamie N.
Tillman and Mrs. P. M. Feltham had
been appointed a committee to look
into the plan to furnish a playground
for the town, which is in accordance
with a plan that has taken hold of
many towns and cities all over our
land. The idea is if the right kind of
enjoyment, decently conducted, is
available, young people wont resort
to injurious pleasures.
A crying need is felt for a swim
ming pool where this healthful sport
can be safely indulged in, and the
committee is looking carefully into
several suitable localities for a con
crete pool.
It is earnestly hoped citizens gen
erally, will co-operate with the
Lpague in their efforts to give Edger
field good, clean entertainments,
healthful sports and, perhaps, a play
ground where games and stories of
value to the future citizenship of our
beloved village may beguile many an
otherwise idle hour for our children
Honor Roll of Antioch School.
For the Month Ending January 9.
Tenth Grade-Zola Walker, Lu
cile Brunson.
Seventh Grade-Albert Walker,
Eva. Walker.
Sixth Grade-Sam Brunson.
Fourth Grade-James Talbert,
Fannie Hamilton, Susan Walker.
Third Grade-John Graves, Thel
ma Blair.
Second Grade-Maggie Sanders,
Juanita Gardner.
First Grade-Frank Walker, Eliz
abeth Graves, Tyler Gardner.
Miss Florence Mirr.s Visits
Wellesley College -Near
Boston.
Dear Advertiser:
Yesterday I tramped through deep
snow over the campus of Wellesley
College. It seemed more like5 some
extensive English estate, with its
Shakesperian cottage and castle tow
ers and wonderful buildings with
coats of arms, furnished in the most
elegant fashion.
Our mind unconsciously connects
this cottage with Alice Freeman Pal
mer who was one of its early presi
dents, a woman of great vision, and
strength to make visions come true
f or Wellesley. In her honor a beauti
ful chapel has been built with mel
low stained glass windows. At one
corner is a most exquisite marble
slab with the figure of Mrs Palmer
standing behind a young student,
who is hearing a book in one hand
and in the other an old Roman lamp.
This is a symbolic representation of
the great woman's guidance of the
students whom she was so interested
in during her life time. .
On the slab which stands upright
are these words: "Here rest the ash
es of Alice Freeman Palmer in the
heart of the cottage she loved." It
makes one think of the heart of Liv
ingston buried in the midst of Afri
ca, the land that he so loved. ? Ni
Wellesley was founded by a Dr.
Durant. When the corner stone was
laid he placed a Bible within, saying
that he wished the college to be
founded oh the teachings of this
Book. \
One of the many interesting dor
mitories and society homes on the
campus is a cottage modelled after
Shakespeare'^ own home. The day I
was there some of the girls with an
artistic sense of proportion and a
strong sense of humor had construct
ed a Shakesperian snow man which
was jmstantly recognizable, with his
high brow and class? fact- He "was
standing..with, folded ?rw?s -serenely,
viewing th? campus. It seemed a pity
that the first warm sunlight would
melt him into ordinary dampness.
Northern college girls are essen
tially sports-women. We came upon
a crowd of them with sleds coasting
down a steep hill. One invited me to
coast with her ,and although I was
alarmed at the Alpine descent, I got
on the sled and was soon tearing
through space at a rate that seemed
to me, to he hundreds of miles an
hour. Then with "painful step and
slow," we dragged the sled to the top
of the hill again. After that I was un
certain as to whether I cared to ride
any more for the hill seemed to ex
tend into a mountain as we scram
bled up with the clumsy vehicle. They
were all so hardy looking, those stu
dents, with healthy red cheeks and
strong frames caused from all the,
good out door sports that a Northern
winter affords.
The boarding students number
about sixteen hundred. About two
thousand students attend the college.
I was impressed with the taste and
good form which was displayed in all
the architecture.. Some of the stu
dents' rooms were very lovely over
looking the huge lake. Though some
dormitories are much newer and
handsomer than others, each student
has the same chance to enjoy them.
The rooms are distributed by having
each student draw, and in that way
there is a democratic distribution.
In one of the new buildings where >
there are many class rooms, the cor
ridors and windows are built on the
old Gothic style. In fae;, the whole
building looks (like an up-to-date
monastery, but with quite a different '
tpye of inmates. College students
make the walls echo with such laughs ,
and shouts as monastery walls have
never harbored.
The sophomore, who is a friend of
mine, showed us around, and I knew
how proud she must have been of all
the wonders of this famous college
with its great history and its splendid
out look for the future.
I think anyone could take a forty
minutes' ride, in any direction from
Boston and getting off the train, find
either a college, a battle field or
some other even more interesting
place. This time at the end of forty .
minutes we reached Wellesley, the
rendez-vous for hundreds of girls, a
veritable paradise of learning whose .
motto is "Not to be ministered unto,
but to minister."
FLORENCE MIMS.
142 Hemenway St.,
Boston, Mass.
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