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Office No 81
Residence, No. 1 7
Wednesday, April 14.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mr. J. G. Holland made a business
trip to Atlanta early in the week.
Mrs. J. J. Boazman of Newberry
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Reel.
Miss Margaret May came home
from the Greenville Woman's Col
lege to spend the week-end.
Mrs. Emma Dobson is spending
this week in Ridge Spring with her
sister, Mrs. Ida. N. Boatwright.
Mr. S. F. Logan has puchased the
interest of Mr. W. W. Adams in the
Edgefield Warehouse Company.
Mr. Walter Cantelou came up from
Augusta and spent Sunday with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Cantelou.
Mr. W. S. Cothran and his daugh
ter, Miss Margaret Cothran, are here
visiting Mrs. Susan B. Hill and Mrs.
W. C. Tompkins.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allen and lit
tle Hord of Chappell are here visit
ing relatives in Edgefield and vicini
Dr. R. G. Lee is assisting Rev. W.
S. Brooke., pastor of the Baptist
church at Johnston ,in a meeting this
Several weeks ago little Lucy Mc
iver Swearingen came to make her
abode at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Swearingen.
Mr. T. R. Skinner has the contract
for erecting two bungalows for Mrs.
Hattie W. Adams on the street lead
ing by the home of Mr. J. G. Alford.
It gives one a patriotic thrill to see
"Old Glory" flying from the mast
head of the Dixie Highway Hotel,
which is already one of Edgefield's
Everybody is admiring the attrac
tive new bungalow of Mr. and Mrs.
J. G. Alford, the stone work on the
.exterior being especially beautiful
and altogether new for Edgefield.
Miss Ethel Cheatham who is a
6tudent at Due West, came home
on Friday to spend the week-end with
her mother, bringing with her a
school friend, Miss Carrie Ferguson,
of Rock Hill.
Mrs. David Britton of Sumter has
"been spending part of this week here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Peak, having come from Columbia
where she went to visit her sister,
Miss Willie Peak.
Mr. J. W. Stewart's name appear
ed on the municipal ticket which was
published last week but he has de
clined to serve as warden and Mr. S.
B. Nicholson and Mr. W. F. McMur
rain are candidates in that ward.
Would that thei'e were as many
painters as carpenters at work in
Edgefield. The old town needs to don
new spring attire. Every stroke of
the brush helps. Doesn't something
.on or about your premises need
The work of laying the sewer pipes
is progressing. At present only man
power is being used but a little later
a machine for making the excava
tions will arrive, making it possible
?o lay 800 yards of pipe a day a
depth of six feet, if so much be
The lateness of preparation and
planting is not necessarily an indica
tion that fhe harvest will be short
next fall. There is time enough yet
-to make a good crop, if we will do
our best-our dead, level best.
There'll be no time to play when the
ground is sufficiently dry to plow.
We were delighted to shake the
hand of Mr. Walter Pearce Ryan on
the streets of Edgefield Saturday, he
having come home to recuperate
from an attack of influenza. Mr. Ry
an is taking a business course at the
Georgia Technological school, where
all of his expenses are being paid by
Mr. J. A. Townsend, the popular j
and very capable agent of the South
ern, has rented one of the new bun
galows from J. L. Mims; and will oc
cupy it the first of June. He and Mr.
J. C. Hughes will be next door neigh
bors and as Mr. J. L. Addison, an-|
other employee of the Southern, also
resides next door just a little further
up the street, somebody has dubbed
the street railroad avenue.
Mr. W. S. G. Heath has commenced
work on the bungalow of Mr. Clyde
Jackson in Buncombe.
Contractor T. R. Skinner has com
pletely transformed the residence of
Mr. J. S. Smith on Jeter Street.
The Schroder-Lewis Company have
broken ground for the bungalow of
Mr. W. W. Fuller on Academy-Street.
The Summer Chautauqua, under
the direction of the Redpath Bureau,
will be given in Edgefield May ll,
12,and 13. A fuller notice will be giv
en next week.
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Mrs. P. P.
Blalock an dMrs. N. G. Evans leave
tomorrow for Ridgeway to attend a
meeting of the Presbyterial auxil
Attention is directed to the fol-'
lowing new advertisements this
week: The Corner Store, W. E.
Stokes, Dorn & Mims, M. A. Taylor,
Yonce & Mooney and H. G. Eidson.
Mr. James 0. Sheppard has stated
that he will be a candidate for the
house of representatives in the cam
paign this summer. He is a graduate
of the South Carolina University and
will make a good representative.
Mr. W. A. Cartledge who is on
Edgefield's honor roll of veterans,
was among the visitors in Edgefield
Saturday. Notwithstanding his ad
vanced age, he is remarkably active j
in mind and body.
Not only have your club meet in
response to the call of the county
chairman, but urge a representative
attendance. The people generally
should take more interest in the af
fairs of State.
Among the needs of Edgefield is
an up-town telegraph office. Our peo
ple have been longsuffering and pa
tient almost fo a fault in bearin?
with the inadequacy or inefficiency of
the service furnished the town by the
Western Union Telegraph Company.
Mr. H. F. Hungerford of Charlotte
the general superintendent of the
Southern railroad and Mr. .v. S.
Collins, superintendent of the Colum
bia division ,are visitors in Edgefield
today, having come on somewhat a
tour of inspection. The officials of the
Southern have always been very con
siderate of Edgefield's interests.
The store of better qualities at
Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our sincere
thanks to our friends and relatives
for their many deeds of kindness
shown us through the illness and
death of our loved one, wife and
mother. Hope to be able to return it
MR. McGEE and .CHILDREN.
Mr. Abram Daitch has purchased
the stock of dry goods of Mr. Pearce
Thomas and Mr. Thomas will retire
from business. We have not been in
formed as to his plans for the future.
Capt. L. Y. Moore has purchased the
lease on the store building which Mr.
Thomas occupied near the station
and his two eldest sons will conduct a
fancy grocery business there under
the finn name of Moore Brothers.
The hour for service Sunday morn
ing at the Methodist church has been
changed from 11:30 to 11:00 a. m.
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor, the pastor will
preach at that hour next Sunday
morning. At 8 p. m. there will be
service at Trenton Methodist church.
At the close of the morning service
a called meeting of the Official
Board will be held. Rev. R. E. Stack
house, Presiding Elder, for Columbia
District, will hold the second quarter
ly conference Sunday afternoon at 4
oclock, .in the Edgefield Methodist
Hogs and Pigs
Two brood sows.
Two litters of pigs, half-registered
Duroc-Jersey, at ?S3.00 and ?t!.0U
each, according to size. Fine con
W. M. ROWLAND,
Meriwether, S. C.
WANTED: A small boy to deliver
telegrams. A boy desiring employ
ment for a portion of the day should
J. A. TOWNSEND, Agent.
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quested to send in their names to
James 0. Sheppard, and to attend the
meeting nex "tonday night, 8 p. m.,
at the .Court . .ouse.
Following are the names of men
who have joined the company to
I date :
R M Scurry, P L Cogburn, A. E. Pad
gett, Jr, Victor Raitch, W A Berrian,
J W Rubenstein, Sam Frazier, J E
Hart, Jr, B F Jones, J S Scurry, H H
j Mmith, J T McManus, Jr, W W Fow
ler, Claude Lyon, - Ryan, M
B Tucker J 0 Sheppard T B Grene
kerW A Collett, S L Johnson, J A
Hungerpillar, C H Hamilton, J H
Miller, Guy Crouch, W D Lanham, J
D Holstein, Jr, A B Carwile, Wallace
Reel, William Strom, Jr, H B Wells,
J W Reel, Jake Wynne, C FKnott,
Eddie Talbert, E P Arthur Jr, John
Camichos, C B Ryan, M B Holston,
D B Pruitt, Glover Lowe, Harry
Strom, A L Britt, C B Covar, D P
Morgan, J H Tompkins, W 0 Posey,
W H Bailey, John M Mims, Frank
Reese, W W Wright, A P Randall,
R L Young, H A Cheatham, F. W
Miller, S A Smith, R O Cheatham, J
D Warren, Claude Harris, Pickens
Pruitt, T A Hightower, W B Morgan,
W W Adams, Johnnie Holston, -
Miller, John Manys, Jr, Harry Cul
breath, Sam Paul, Buck Paul, Wal
lace Prescott, Roy McCullough, Law
rence Miller, W H Brunson, Grady
Manson, G R Logue, Meeting Street,
J M Walton, Meeting Street, J F
iLogue, Meeting Street; J E Bryan,
Meeting Street, B L Stevens, Meeting
Street, Roger Timmerman, Meeting
Street, J W Logue, Meeting Street,
Joe Hammond, Collier.
Recital at Colliers.
Friday evening, April 23, at 8:30
a recital will be given by the music
class of the Colliers school. The
school will close at that time and the
ladies will sell ice cream to raise
funds with which to pay for a piano
for the Sunday schcool. This is a very
worthy purpose and we trust that the
good ladies will realize a large sum
from their efforts.
Ten Deacons Chosen.
At a conference immediately after
the sermon of Dr. Lee Sunday morn
ing the members of the church elect
ed ten deacons by ballot to serve for
the ensuing two years. Those who are
to serve are as follows: A. B. Car
wile, L. T. May, W. H. Hurling, T. A.
Hightower, C. E. May, E. J. Norris,
W. E. Lott, H. E. Quarles, Madison
Tucker and J. D. Kemp.
Executive Committee Met.
Pursuant to the call of Mr. G. M.
Smith a meeting of the Edgefield
county Democratic executive com
mittee was held in the Court House
Monday, Mr. A. E. Padgett acting as
chairman of the meeting. Ex-Gov.
John C. Sheppard was elected county
chairman to fill the vacancy caused
by the death of the lamented B. E.
Nicholson. In this issue Gov. Shep
pard calls upon the clubs to meet and
elect delegates to the county con
Two large shipments of shapes and
ready-to-wears arrived today.
Candidate for Warden.
I am a candidate for Warden from
Ward No. town of Edgefield, sub
ject to rules of the town election.
W. F. McMURRAIN.
Coat Suits and Sport Coats.
We have about 50 spring coat
suits and sport coats which we are
going to close out at a big reduction.
State of South Carolina
County of Edgefield
By W. T. Kinnaird, Esquire, Probate
Whereas, Sumpter Gowdy, of said
county and state, made suit to me, to
grant him Letters of Administration
of the Estate of and effects of Em
These Are Therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and Ceditors of the said Emory
Gowdy, late of said county and state,
deceased, that they be and appear be
fore me, in the Court of Probate, to
be held at Edgefield, S. C., in my of
fice on April 23rd, next after publi
cation thereof, at ll o'clock in the
forenoon, to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Abministration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand ,this 7th day
of April, Anno Domini, 1920.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. Co., S. C.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Have Ford Mechanics Repair
The mechanics in our shop who will adjust or repair your Ford car, or Ford
truck, are men who understand the Ford mechanism and who know the Ford
way of making repairs and replacements. They are experienced Ford mechan
ics and because of their familiarity with Ford cars can do your work more intel
ligently and more quickly than can other skilled mechanics who lack Ford ex
The work on your car will be done in a completely equipped shop with time
saving Ford tools and equipment. Whether your car needs an adjustments or a
thorough overhauling, we are prepared to give you careful and prompt service.
And nothing but the Genuine Ford made parts and replacements will be used.
When the work is finished, the charge will be the reasonable, standard Ford
Our stock of Ford parts is always complete. And our Ford garage and Ford
mechanics are at your service at any time- We are Authorized Ford Dealers
and not only repair Fords but also sell them. Drive in or 'phone 82. Be fair to
your car and your pocketbook.
YONGE & MOONEY, Edgefield, S. C.
H. G. EIDSON, Johnston, S. C.
Insist on Genuine Ford Parts
FOR SALE: One large mule in
good condition. One fine Duroc Jer
sey Sow. Call or correspond with
G. D. MIMS,
Clarks Hill, S. C.
WANTED: Second-hand window
sash for windows for tenant house
on farm. If you have any for sale no
tify The Advertiser Office.
The Advertiser $2.00 a year
FOR SALE: Eggs for hatching,
pure Wycoff and Barron strain
White Leghorn. Price $1.50 per 15.
4-7-tf MRS. GEO. F. MIMS.
FOR SALE: One-ton International
truck in good condition.
H. E. QUARLES.
A large shipment of dresses in
Voiles, Georgettes arrived this week.
EGGS: From my pure bred Barron
Strain White Leghorns, $2.50 per 15.
The kind that lays is the kind that
D. W. SMITH, Prop.
Edgefield, S. C., Route 2.
FOR SALE: Toole Cotton seed for
planting-$2.50 per bushel.
D. B. HOLLINGSWORTH.
Refrigerators -:- Refrigerators
We have just received a solid car load of refrigertors
of all sizes, ranging from 25-pound to 250-pound capac
ity. We have them in both white enamel and porcelain
lined. Order now while you can get the size you desire.
McCormick g Deering Binders
We have been allotted one car of binders and most of
these have been sold. If you are going to need a binder
you had better place your order at once.
Stewart & Kernaghan