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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 17.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
"AH For Edgefield; Edgefield
Mr. Edgar Hart has been spending
several days under the parental roof.
Master Norwood Cleveland, Jr.,
is here visiting his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. E. Padgett.
Mrs. Walter McDonald spent sev
eral days in Edgefield last week with
her mother, Mrs. A. A. Woodson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Key of Colum
bia arrived in Edgefield Sunday to
spend some time here with Mr. and
Mrs. C. H. Key.
Mrs. Ben Rubenstein came up from
Augusta and spent the week-end
with her parents, lill, and Mrs. h. H.
Read what Mr. Rubenstein says in
his half-page advertisement this
week, announcing spring arrivals and
sp?cial values for the week.
Congratulations to the home of
31". and Mrs. M. P. Wells on the ad-1
vent of a new daughter at their home
on Tuesday morning.
Contractor W. S. G. Heath is put
ting the finishing touches on the new '
bungalow of Mr. Israel Mukashy. It1
is now in the hands of the painters. !
Mr. F. B. Schreider of New York !
has been a guest in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. S. A. Brunson for several
Miss Lillian Smith came over from
Columbia to spend the week-end with !
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. I
Smith. She was very cordially greet- I
ed by her Edgefield friends.
Mrs. Sabina R. Jones of Charles-.
ton is here spending a month with !
here sister, Mrs. S. McG. Simkins.
From Edgefield Mrs. Jones will go to
Old Orchard, Maine, for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Abram Daitch have j
another' little son who has brought ;
added joy and sunshine to their
home. The little fellow will be named ,
Sunday, the eighth day, according to
the Jewish custom.
Every passerby eagerly watches
the progress that is being made on
.the new hotel ,and people generally
remark upon the thorough manner in
which the building is being construc
Bear in mind that Dr. W. J. Mc
Glothlin will address two meetings
at the Baptist church Sunday-11:30
in the forenoon and 3:30 in the af
ternoon. Everybody is cordially in
vited to both services.
The Corner Store calls the atten
tion of the ladies to attractive lines
of merchandise this week. This store
keeps abreast of the fashions and
styles, always offering dependable
merchandise at reasonable prices.
Miss Elizabeth Wells came home
from Aiken for the week-end and was
accompanied by Miss Mary Wood,
her school friend. Miss Mattie Saun
ders of Edgefield was also a week
end visitor in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Wells.
It's unfortunate that field peas are
so high and scarce, for our farmers
jieed to sow largely of them this
spring and early summer. Well, they
are not really higher proportionately
than other cereals but they seem
Mr. Bettis Cantelou has received a
fresh shipment of mules, which will
give farmers an opportunity to in- j
crease their horse-power, or rather !
mule-power, / and thereby catch up j
when "Old Sol" dries the soil suffi-1
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor will begin a j
revival and prayer service in the ?
Methodist church Sunday morning, i
March 21, which will last for two
weeks. Such a service will be conduct
ed in all Southern Methodist church
es carrying out their plans in con-,
nection with the Centenary Move-,
It is with great pleasure that we
announce the renewal of the lyceum
contract by the members of the Civ
ic League for another season. This
will provide the highest type of en
tertainmen and diversion for our peo
ple. It will pay the community well,
even if not a single dollar is cleared
by the undertaking. Our best com
pensation comes frequently in un
Mr. Rainsford Cantelou is here
visiting his parents,' Mr. ?and Mrs. J.
R. Cantelou. He is serving as phar
macist for the leading drug store of
The Advertiser would like t^o see
at least one hundred homes freshly
painted in Edgefield this spring.
Make a start now and then your
neighbor will contract the "painting"
fever from you.
Dr. C. E. Burts came from Colum
bia to attend the Baptist conference
to-day but on account of the rain the
conference WES postponed. An an
nouncement of the exact date will
be made later.
j Already people are asking when
'water will be turned on in Edgefield
hemes. If the water and sewerage
systems are as satisfactory as the
electric light system has been, there
?will be but little ground for com
\ Mr. B. B. Jones has sold the two
?lots between the residences of Mr.
'j. W. Morgan and Mr. L. P. Smith
;one to Mr. W. W. Fuller and the
' other to Mr. E. C. Asbill. These gen
tlemen will soon begin the erection'
?of modern residences thereon.
Mr. M. A. Taylor, who? has been
serving the Edgefield public faithful
ly for more than twenty years says
he expects to continue in the ice bus
iness and will be ready at all times to
supply the needs of the people, both
town and rural districts.
We are very grateful to the sub
scribers who are responding to our
request last week. Unless your sub
scription is paid in advance, the pa
per will be stopped. Look at your la
bel and? see how your subscription
On Wednesday night, April 2, the
last lyceum entertainment of the
season will be held in the Opera
House. Mr. Booth Lowery, the cele
brated humorist and lecturer, will
edify and entertain the Edgefield
people on that occasion. He is one of
the foremost platform speakers of
"All For Edgefield; Edgefield
By sending heavy rains that keep
the soil too wet to prepare for plant
ing, the weather man is befriending
the weevil. Better not over plant.
More will be made upon a small
acreage well prepared, well fertilized
and well cultivated than from a large
acreage that only receives a "lick and
a promise" by way of cultivation.
Mr. A. S. Tompkins has returned
from a 'business trip to Charlotte and
also a visit to his son and daughter
in Columbia. It used to be said of Mr.
Tompkins that his love for his child
hood home at Meeting Street made
all roads lead that way for him, but
lately his path seems to diverge in
Columbia where two of his best be
loved children live.
The subject for the program was
noted suffragists, Jane Addams, of
Hull House, a paper prepared by Mrs.
Cantelou, another on Charlotte Per
kins Gillman, whose cradle in her in
fancy was sold to pay her mother's
taxes when she refused to pay them
without representation. The last was
a sketch of Susan B. Anthony, which
was prepared by Mrs. W. L. Duno
vant and was published in Sunday's
STRAYED: From my home Tues
day afternoon, a light brown Jersey
cow, above the average size. Had
halter on when last seen. Any infor
mation will be appreciated.
E. J. MIMS.
Great Educator Coming.
A great treat is in store for the
members of the Baptist church and
the people of the community for next
Sunday. We refer to the coming of
Dr. W. J. McGlothlin, president of
Furman University. There will be
two services, 11:30 in the forenoon
and 3^30 in the afternoon. The pub
lic is cordially invited to both. Dr.
McGlothlin is one of the leading
scholars and educators in the South
and he should be greeted by large
audiences. He will go from Edgefield
to Johnston for the night service.
We, the undersigned here agree
to close our places of business at
six o'clock except Saturdays, begin
ning April 1st next, until- September
W. W. Adams & Co., Reynolds &
'Padgett, E. S. Rives, W. H. Turner,
'Reel Bros., Stewart & Kernaghan,
'j. Rubenstein, Edgefield Mercantile
j Co., Victor Daitch (The Hub) I. Mu
kashy, Dorn & Mims, W. L. Bryan,
?Jackson Market, Quarks & Timmer
man, (except drinks) Smith-Marsh
Co., B. B. Jones, J. D. Kemp & Co.,
L. T. May, Jones & Son, A Daitch.
When S pris
enables you to ta
Spring rains. "\
of farm work,
than ever before
satisfaction for 3
Order a F
mean heavy loas<
of the Oliver Pi<
row and Atnsco '
WANTED: To buy Scrap Iron of
1 kinds, brass, copper, aluminum,
igs, bones, etc. Highest prices paid,
ext door to Cassell's guano house.
Johnston, S. C.
The Advertiser $2.00 a year
All For Edgefield; Edgefield
In pursuance of the resolution of
ie Board of Directors of the Bank
: Trenton, that it is advisable to in
case the capital stock of said bank
?om twenty-five thousand to fifty
lousand dollars, the stockholders of
lid bank are hereby notified and re
tested to appear at said bank either
i person or by proxy at Four o'clock
m. on April 7th, 1920 for the pur.
sse of considernig the advisability
I adopting the resolutions of the
lid Board of Directors.
J. F. BETTIS
A. S. J. MILLER
B. B. BOUKNIGHT
B. R. TILLMAN
ANDREW C. YONCE
J. M. VANN
W. W. MILLER
J. M. LONG
Did you know that we will equip
our Ford with Shock Absorbers and
uarantee them to give satisfaction
nd servcie? j
YONCE & MOONEY.
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re a BIG CROP in 1920
Power to spare for all farm work
-does the work of 6 to 12 good
mules-easily handled by one man
ig weather begins you will be ready for bi? business. The speed of Power Farming
ike advantage of the good weather and overcome the serious delays caused by the heavy
Vith the Fordson Tractor there is no getting behind with your work.
have a Fordson to do your plowing, your discing, your planting and many other kinds
It will solve your labor problems and enable you to make more mouey-bigger profits
. It means fine crops-quality, larger yields-quantity, as well as greater pleasure and
ordson NOW. Factory demands will be unusually great this year, and delay may
?8 to you.
IR-The Fordson Power Farming Unit can bo operated by one man. This unit consists
)w, the Dunham Culti-Packer, Koderick-Lean Automatic Disc Harrow, Smoothing Har
Tractor Seed Drill.
INCE & MOONEY
[JARS-FORD SERVICE-FORD PARTS-FORDSON TRACTORS
C. Telephone 82
Supply the Family Needs
When you need anything for any mem
ber of the family, young or old, come to our
store. We cannot only show you a large
assortment to select from, but we can save
you money. We buy only dependable mer
chandise, the kind that we can stand square
ly behind. Come in and let us show you
what we have.
Our stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes,
Clothing for Men and Boys and Ladies'
Ready-to-Wear is such that we can supply
Come in when in town. It will be a pleas
ure to serve you.