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EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1920
Dr. McGIothlin Will Speak
Sunday Night. Generous
Act of Methodist
OnSunday morning- at the" Baptist
church Rev. C. C. Bobo, of Laurens
filled the pulpit and he was heard
with keen interest, for he is a force
ful and magnetic speaker.
He is a great man, and is president
of the South Carolina Baptist Con
Another pleasure is in store, for on
the coming Sunday, the pulpit will be
filled by Dr. McGIothlin, president of
Mrs. John Mobley has been visit
ing relatives in Edgefield.
Mr. Will Collins has purchased a
home in North Augusta, but he and
his family will remain here during ?
the coming summer.
Mr. W. P. Cassell s contemplates ?
erecting a guano factory or mixing
plant in the western part of town. !
The building will probably begin at j
an early date.
Mr. Bartow Walsh and Master
Billie have gone to Sumter for a visit j
in the home of the former's father. I
Master George Huiet Waters cele- I
brated his second birthday on Sat- !
urday afternoon and the little ones',
that came joined in, in a most joyous
manner to help make merry this oc
casion. A birthday fr .st was enjoyed
and the chief thing was the cake with
the two candles.
Mrs. Robert Tribble who has been
visiting Mrs. Mike Crouch, has re
turned to her home in Gaffney.
Miss Annie Huiet of Henderson- [
ville, N. C. is the guest of her sis-,
ter, Mrs. Mary Waters.
Mrs Smyly Stevens was here for a '
short visit with Miss Maude Nicker-,
son during the past week. She had ;
been for a visit to Mrs. Ida Stevens j
at Meeting Street and was en route
ta-her home in Bennettsville.
Mr. O. S. Wertz was carried to the
City Hospital in Columbia on last
Thursday, having been taken sudden-1
ly ill. He was accompanied by his
wife and daughters, Mrs. H. W. j
Crouch and Mrs. Taylor Goodwyn, j
It was thought that an operation
would relieve his suffering, but upon ;
examination this was not found :
necessary. He is now resting com
fortably and it is hoped that he will ?
not have to remain in the hospital for ;
so longea time.
The Methodist Sunday school did
a beautiful act recently. While the
influenza was prevalent, a large fam-|
ing, including the head of the home, !
was prostrate, and to assist them, 1
$50.00 was sent. This was appr?ci?t
ed and received in the spirit that it
On. February 28, Mr. Trapp Ouzts
died at his home at Meeting Street, !
and on Sunday 29, was buried at j
Stevens Creek church cemetery. An ,
attack of influenza caused his death, j
Stevens Creek church is one of the j
best known, and used to be one of ;
the most largely and widely attended j
churches, so this faithful member is :
well known. Mr. Ouzts was one of its j
best members and no matter the I
condition of the weather, he was al- j
ways there and was always to be seen j
on the front pew. ile was a man in
whom there was no guile, and he'wasj
gentle and kindly. He was not a j
strong, robust man, in some ways and
did not mingle very much with the j
outside world, so his home and his j
church were all in all to him. The
church and neighborhood will miss
him, for he loved them all.
Mr. Judson Ready has been quite
ill at South Carolina University, fol
lowing an attack of influenza. His
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Ready,
have been with him.
Mrs. T. B. Kernaghan of Bates
burg has been for a visit to her i
daughter, Mrs. John Fleming Marsh.
On last Wednesday afternoon Miss
Bessie Smith of Saluda and Mr.
Frank Bolton of Rocky Creek sec
tion, were married at the Baptist
Parsonage by Rev. W. S. Brooke.
The groom is a progressive far
mer, and following a short trip, they
will reside at the groom's new home.
Beginning on Sunday, March 21,
revival services will be held in the
Methodist church, the pastor, Rev.
David Kellar, conducting the services
Miss Georgia Sawyer has returned
from Wililston, where she has been
for a visit to her sister, Mrs. Tom '
Miss Mary May, the eldest daugh
ter of Mr. Yancy May, was married
last week at the home of her father
in Greenwood, to Mr. Dorn Harvley,
Miss Mary is well remembered
here and hearty good wishes and con
gratulations are wafted to the happy
On Saturday morning everyone
was shocked to learn of the sudden
death of Mrs. J. F. Fulmore, which
had occurred during the night at her
home here. Heart failure was the di
For some time she had been n
health, but it was not known that
she was in a serious state.
Before her marriage to Mr. Ful
more, she war: Miss Sallie Satcher,
and resided in the Philippi section.
She was a devoted church membef,
being a Baptist, and before her ?
health was impaired, she was a most j
She was truly a good woman, a '
true wife and loving mother, and the '
best of neighbors. She leaves three '
daughters, Mrs. Frank Gibson, Mrs. ?
Nixon, and Miss Henrietta Satcher, !
and a son, Mr. Satcher.
The funeral services wer.e conduc
ted on Saturday afternoon by her
pastor, Rev. W. S. Brooke, at Phil
ippi burying ground an dthe body
was laid to rest beside the graves
of those who have gone before.
The W. C. T. U. will meet Friday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in the
home of Mrs. Mary Waters.
D. A. R. Meeting.
A very interesting meeting ?f the
D. A. R. was held on Tuesday after
noon with Mrs. Tillman as hostess, j
In the absence of the Regent, Miss
Collett, a message of regret was read
by Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., and also
a report of the amount collected
from the membership for Tomassee.
Mrs. J. W. Peak read the message
of Mrs. Duvall, .state Regent, which ?
was full of interest and Mrs. A. A. ;
Woodson read an article on thrift. I
At the close of the business ses- ]
sion, each one present, as the roll
was called, was asked to give some
item concerning women's opportuni
ties. Different ideas were dissemi
nated, some telling of Lady Astor,
other celebrities, when finallv one of
these present said we did not have to
go abroad or out of Edgefield to find
women engaged in altruistic avtivi- '
ties, and the name of Mrs. W. L. ^
Dunovant was mentioned as one
who, by her influence and writing
was encouraging the development of :
womanhood. Others joined in, and j
spoke of her Christian leadership in :
her church and her wonderful home
loving "temperament. The admiration
of women for others who deserve it,!
disproves the statement that women j
are not loyal to their sex. On the con- !
trary, they are the most appreciative
of their attainment and endeavors in
State. This article was read by Mrs.
N. G. Evans and was the climax of
It was announced that the action
of but two more states was necessary
to the passage of the Federal Suf- j
frage Amendment, and those two,
Washington and Delaware, have call- !
ed extra sessions during March for I
ratification. These being suffrage j
states are proving the popularity of
the woman' ballot in their own com
monwealth by helping the amend
ment to be passed to the extent of j
calling, an extra session for the pur
At thc close of the program, Mrs.
Tillman, assisted by Miss Margaret
Strom, served a dainty salad course
with iced tea.
Thj next meeting will be held
with Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., the 3rd
Tuesday in April, when the subject
of Americanization will be discussed.
For Quick Acceptance.
Galvanized Roofing at $8.50 per j
square, except 10 and 12 feet lengths
which are 10 cents higher. This is
cheaper than factory prices. Galvan
ized shingles on hand. A car of press
ed bick to arrive this week.
E. S. JOHNSON.
FOR SALE: One yoke of oxen.
L. R. BRUNSON, JR.
Cleora, S. C.
How Lee Met a" Situation.
Speaking of the uprising on Sun
day of the Clemson college students
against the authority of the institu
tion, a citizen of Newberry on Friday
recalled thc action of Gen. Robert E.
Lee under somewhat similar circum
stances when the general was presi
dent of SVashington college, Lexing
It had been the custom of the col
lege to give a week's holiday at
Christmas; but for some reason-a
good reason, no doubt-the faculty
-decided that year to give Christmas
day only. The students petitioned for
?the entire week, and were refused.
The students decided to have it any
way. A paper was drawn up by the
leaders among themselves not to at
tend recitations during Christmas
week. The news was carried to the
president and the boys were in rebel
lion and were signing the pledge.
Gen. Lee's reply was:
"Every students who puts his name
to that pledge will be sent home. If
every student in the college signs the
pledge every student in the college
will be sent home; and then I will
lock the doors of the institution and
turn the keys over to the board of
That brought the young men to
their senses. The paper was destroy
ed by the students. There was no
holiday except Christmas day, and
nobody went home.-Newberry Ob
Ask For a Demonstration.
The Reliable Motor Sales Com
pany of Johnston announces this
week that it has in stock Dodge and
Oldsmobile cars and can make de
liveries at once. Both of these makes
of cars are in the forefront and are
endorsed by thousands of satisfied
users over the country. If you con
template purchasing a car, write or
call on the Reliable Motor Sales
.Company at once and they, .wjll^ be
pleased to give you a demonstration,
convincing you that you will make
no mistake in selecting one of these
popular cars for your family.
A Very Sad Death.
Just why a young man reared in a '
Christian home amid influences and
an environment that were calculated
to develop the best that was in him
and fit him for useful citizenship
should be cut down by disease on thc
threshold of young manhood is be
yond the finite mind to comprehend, I
yet we bow in humble submission to
the Divine Will through whom all
things work together to those who
love the Lord. We refer to young
Bruce Timmerman, the eldest son of j
Mr. O. O. Timmerman, who died last ;
Friday and was buried a tRed Oak |
Grove church Saturday. For nearly 1
two years Bruce was a constant suf
ferer, the dread disease which seized
him steadily sapping his strength all
the while. Nothing that medical treat
ment and the most devoted attention
of loved ones could do served to stay
the progress of the malady. Through
out his long, tedious illness Bruce
manifested strength and Christian
fortitude that were beautiful. He
trusted in the Great Physician who
relieved his suffering by taking him
to the home eternal in the Heaven
which is prepared for all who arc
faithful to the end.
The funeral was conducted by
Rev. George W. Bussey, a great uncle
of Bruce. From his boyhood Bruce
had been a member of Red Oak
"All For Edgefield; Edgefield
The Board of Commerce held an
enthusiastic meeting in the Court
House Tuesday night and after dis
posing of routine business selected a
slogan and awarded the $10 offered
in the contest. About twenty partici
pated in the contest anchall were
good but the committe of judges de
cided in favor of little Miss Winks
Bailey by selecting the one submitted
by her: "All For Edgefield; Edgefield
For Ali." She was awarded the cash
prize of $10. The spirit that has been
manifested up to this time by the
members of the newly organized
Board of Commerce indicates that
they will apply the slogan practically
in their work for the upbuilding of
Edgefield along all lines: "All For
Edgefield: Edgefield For All."
Camp Branch News.
After battling with cold weather,
and bad, very bad roads, I will try to
give you a few dots from Camp
Everything is kind of blue now,
have such awful freezes and rain un
til the grain is looking sorry in thisf
neck of the woods. Farmers are pre
paring to sow spring oats. In some
places they have already been sown.
There will be very little cotton
planted to the plow this year in this
community. That means corn, peas,
potatoes, peanuts, cane etc., will take
the place of cotton. That means more
to eat and less to wear.
Mr. Marvin Bartley is visiting his |
aunt, Mrs. N. H. DeLaughter, also
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Morgan are!)
the happy parents of a sweet little
girl named Marie Moultrie Morgan, [l
Mr. J. W. R. DeLaughter is work
ing insurance at Clarks Hill fo ra day
Mrs. Pearl Wood has been on the
sick list but we are glad to know she
is better. ?
Quite a crowd enjoyed a little j
dance at Mr. Mack Brown's one night \\
last week. Music by the victrola add- : ]
ed very much to the enjoyment. (
Mrs. Mollie Moultrie visited the j
home of her daughter, Mrs. Preston ?j
Morgan last week. L
Mrs. J. W. R. DeLaughter and Mrs. j(
0. M. Burnett spent Wednesday with I j
their cousin, Mrs. John McGee, who j
is very sick. We wish for her a speedy I.
We hear the humming of saw mills ,*
and shingle mills every day, also the I
ringing of hammer and planes and j
saw, and the whistling and singing of i
carpenters that remind us more build '
in gs are going up. I1
Mr. Clarence Mathis has built '1
a nice new residence. Mr. Monroe ^
Mathis.is also building a neat little
home. What does that mean? Get
busy ?girls, you know it is leap year.
- &?&her. one of oar boys has rent
ed !?"2omn^>od^?us, b??dmg riot a thou- .-j
sand miles away. There must be some |
thing ahead of that too. We will ]
wait and see.
Mr. George and Capers DeLaugh-!(
ter are building a garage and are ex- ?J
pecting to do some work for the auto- '
mobile people now.
Mr. Jim Burnett was in Edgeficld j
Tuesday. I j
Mrs. Steve Morgan is staying with ,
her son, Mr. Preston Morgan, this (
Immense Losses by Short
Inspection of scales and measures .
in Columbia by representatives from I
the office of Commissioner of Acri- <
culture Harris reveals something of ^
the losses thc public sustains in trade
by short weight and measure.
Of the 373 pairs of scales inspect- j
ed the last few weeks, only 138 or a I
little more than one-half were found ;
correct; 90 more pairs were sealed J
as satisfactory after proper adjust-j
ment had been made; 32 pairs were.J
condemned until adequate repairs ;
be made and 13 pairs were confiscat- 3
Five yard sticks used for trade <
were confiscated. These were found
to be from one-fourth of an inch to
Jone inch too short. With fancy rib
bon selling as high as $18 a yard,
the merchant would thus gain one
half inch or 50 cents additional profit
on each yard thus measured.
Only two dry measures out of 35G ??
inspected were confiscated, the rc-;,
Imaining 354 being sealed as satisfac- \
tory. No liquid measures fell below
requirements. Eight yard measures (
were adjusted, eight repaired and five <
condemned. Only one Columbian ob-j(
jected to having his scales adjusted. ,
Concerning thc benefits to be de- \
rived from such inspections, Mr. Har-!]
ris says: Jl
. "Averaging all articles sold today ^
by weight in stores the value of one ;
ounce is one and one-half cents. If H
a scale is operating against the pub-^
lie one ounce at each weighing and 1
if we weigh 100 weighings a day, the
public has lost $1.50 a day; 313 days ?
in th3 year in which business is done
the pubuic has lost $459.60. So you j,
see that there is a perfectly good j1
profit in a scale that is out of balance
one ounce in each weighing.
"Thirty-two scales were condemn
ed for repairs. These scales were
operating against the public from '
L>ne and one-half to four ounces per
"Yard sticks in dry goods stores
-213 were examined, eight were ad
justed, eight condemned and five con
fiscated. They were found to be one
fourth to one inch to the yard short.
The stick one inch short saved to the
merchant in every 36 yards sold one
yard. So if 200 yards were sold in a
day by this stick, there was a gain
for the merchant of 5.55 yards a
Jay. Pretty good profit a day for one
sne yard stick one inch short.
"Of all the work done by the in
spectors in the city we found only
jne man that objected to having his
scales adjusted. However, he was per
suaded that it would be best to com
ely to the laws of the weights and
-neasures of South Carolina. This
.vork was done by A. H. Gibert, Jr.,
H. S. Kennedy, inspectors of weights
ind measures."-The State.
Death of Mrs. Susie Lott.
On January 31st, Mrs. Susan Lott
)f the Philippi community departed
;his life after an illness of about
'our weeks. She was paralyzed about
;en days before -the end came. Mrs..
Lott was a member of the Philippi1
:hurch and the W. M. S. She was a
faithful member and a good, kind j
?eighbor. She left four sons and four |
laughters. Her daughters are Mrs I]
Captain Derrick, Mrs. Thos. Holmes, j |
Tr., Mrs. Jule Satcher and Miss Rosa.
Sad, oh so sad, for all the family, h
jut especially so for Miss Rosa. How J
?he will miss dear mother'? council
md planning for her in the home cir- -,
:le, where two single brothers are to -j
.are for. .
We will miss Mrs. Lott at old Phil- ' <
ppi where her remains were laid to <
.est February 1st, her pastor, Rec. L
k. C. Baker officiating.
MRS. MARY E. CULLU3
A Highly Appreciated Let
From a Sterling Citizen.
Vir. J. L. Mfms, . - -
Edgefield, S. C.
You will please find check for
lollars for which you can mark
ip for another year's subscription tor j<
he beloved old Advertiser. It has ! ]
leen coming into my home in my|'
lame for fifty years and into my,:
tether's home during all of its life.';
It was the first newspaper that I ever i
saw, so you must know that it is H
lear to me. 1
Yours truly, 1
C. M. WILLIAMS, j i
Meeting of U. D. C. Chapter.
The Edgefield Chapter U. D. C. i
.viii hold its regular meeting on Tues-?1
iay next, 23rd, at 4 o'clock at the']
lome of Mrs. A. A. Woodson. Ow-'(
ng to the illness cf our president no ]
neeting was held hist week. j1
Thc following historical program 1
.viii be carried out: jJ
Song-Mrs Robert Waring, Jr. j
Mount Vernon-Paper by Mrs. P. j"
One of Edgefield's old homes-i
Mrs. J. H. Cantelou.
Continuation of records of our sci- j
Jiers from Edgefield in the World
Talk-Mr. James 0. Sheppard.
Julian M. Smyly Cited For
Distinguished Gallantry and
Mr. Julian M. Smyly has received ';
i citation for "distinguished and ex- ]
^optional gallantry and bravery," in ?1
the world war.
Mr. Smyly is a son of the late
James M. Smyly and Mrs. Sarah M.
Smyly, of East Ninth street, and one
Df the many young men from North j:
Carolina whose names are written in
the hall of fame-the hearts of the
people-for their glorious work on
the fields of France. My Smyly was
with the 6th machine gun, 2nd divi
sion, Marine orps. He was on thc
jther side for 18 months. His citation
reads: "For distinguished and excep
.ional gallantry and bravery."
Mr. Smyly is a kinsman of Mr. A.
3. Tompkins, and of the late D. A.
rompkins ,his mother being a first
cousin of the Tompkins brothers.
FOR SALE: 5 farm mules and a
lorse, 40 bushels seed sweet puta
A. A. CHEATHAM.
Miss Florence Minis Writes of
Historic Faneuil Hall.
The waves of the Atlantic wash
the shores of two famous states and
form the harbors of the largest cities
of those two states, namely Boston,
Massachusetts, and Charleston ,South
Carolina, which, though they are so
far apart seem to me to be very much
alike. They are so not only for their
mutual historic interest, but for the
dignity that age has given them, and
conservativeness that does not savor
of stagnation, but rather of a certain
distinctiveness, that has out-lived, as
it were, twentieth century material
I was reminded of the old Charles
ton Custom House and market when
[ visited Faneuil Hall the other day.
This building was erected in 1742,'
and presented to the town of Boston,
as it was then, by Peter Faneuil. It
ivas the gathering place for the
American patriots during the stormy
revolutionary days. It is now a mar
ket place, but with the upper stories
Last year I went in to see it and
on arriving at the door I found that
i tailor's convention was being held
;here. I could have forgiven anything
?lse, but under the shadow of great
jil paintings and more especially a
ovely portrait of George Washing
ton, speakers were discussing styles
vhere the Boston patriots discussed
strategy. "Lo! how are the mighty
Since this building is so famous I
vent again yesterday to see it. On
the top floor is a hall of the "Ancient
md Honorable Artillery Company"
jf Boston, where there are magnifi
cent flags and innumerable relics of
\merican struggles. The guide in
*7 . sin old T 'm soldier.
h ho, for : ????: . . ? ?two v>'p???
f people bhat on..* inri usua?ij rc.
... . 5?ho<j.j ?iris old
3i myseii at the amount of ignorance
[ have accumulated in my life time.
This old soldier upon discovering that
[ was from the South began to talk
ibou? the war, correcting himself
A-hen he used the term rebel, saying
Confederate instead. He wore a
oadge made from a rebel bullet. Time
iieals all sorts of wounds, even those
of defeat, so that good natured ban
ter was entirely possible between us.
There was some South Carolina
money in the museum used during
the war between the states. It was
paper and for the amount of ten
:cnts. I always feel that I have a
personal right tc anything with South
Carolina written in it. Last year in a
museum in Salem, Massachusetts, I>
saw a beautiful South Carolina flag
captured in the war, in a perfect
state of preservation. I hated terribly
to leave it in such loveless hands.
Some day in Faneuil Hall there
will be a veteran of the late war to
take the place of the venerable sol
dier there now, but citizens from
?very statp and almost every country
will agree with him in his attitude,
for the dividing line will not be the
Mascn-Dixon ene, but the Rhine. I
hope there will never be another
war, for there is something more pow
erful than wars, as someone has said,
and that is "an idea, when its time
has come." Perhaps the idea of peace
has fully come. In Charleston and
Boston these "old peaceful streets,
pierced and built for the fruitful
circulation of interests and ideas,
and which are not made for the mon
strous rolling of the wheels of war,"
should not be disturbed again.
142 Hemenway St.,
Visited the Hornefolk.
Mr. H. G. Gardner of Helena, Ga.,
spent the early part of the week visit
ing relatives in the Antioch section.
He came to Augusta as a delegate to
the B. Y. P. U.. convention and came
on to Edgefield for a few days. He
is engaged in the mercantile business
in Helena and also owns an interest
in the Eureka Mineral spring, which
property is being developed as a
pleasure and health resort. The
inalysis of the water is very fine and
ts use is steadily increasing.