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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, June 16.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Miss May Rives is visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Meyer in Columbia.
Miss Jeanie Simkins has returned
home from her school at Congaree.
Mrs. E. S. Rives and little Lois
have gone to Sumter for a several
Mrs. Jerald LaGrone and her two
little children are visiting relatives
Rev. P. P. Blalock will preach in
the Presbyterian church Sunday
morning at eleven o'clock.
In the second election last Friday
?Mr. R. C. Padgett was re-elected
warden in Ward 1.
Miss Bessie Peatross and Miss Nor
ton of Virginia, sisters of Rev. and
Mrs. Peatross are visitors in Edge
Mrs. L. J. Blakely has arrived
from Ora to spend some time here
with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. P. P.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. May and their
little children spent a portion pf last
week at Ora visiting Mrs/may's
mother, Mrs. William Hunter.
The Edgefield Realty and . Auction
Company were very successful in
their sale of the Cobb property near
the trestle Tuesday.
Dr. A. H. Corley and Dr. J. S.
Byrd a::e in Columbia attending a
meeting of the State Dental Asso
Mrs. A. E. Padgett returned to
Greenville with Mr. and Mrs. Nor
wood Cleveland ls.st week and is still
in the Mountain City, a delightful
place to be this sweltering weather.
Miss May Rives entertained last
Monday afternoon from four to six
at a delightful party in honor of her
friend, Miss Edmi Holman of Cam
We have a snappy line of voiles
and organdies all colors and de
Mr. W. A. Pardue's force of me
chanics are carrying rapidly forward
the work on the attractive residence
*?f Dr. A. H. Corley.. When complet
ed this will be one of the most attrac
tive homes in Edgefield.
The stork has presented Dr. and
Mrs. James S. Byrd with another Ut
tel son, the little gentleman having
very properly been named James
Strom Byrd, Jr. The Advertiser
wafts cordial greetings to our little
Mr. J. 0. Sheppard, Mr. Frank
Reese, Mr. Paul Cogburn and Dr. B.
F. Jones motored to Spartanburg
Monday to attend a meeting of the
State convention of the American
Cephas P. Derrick has returned
from a successful session of work at
the University of South Carolina
and is spending .a few days with the
homefolk at Pleasant Ridge. He will
leave the 15th for Tennessee, where
he has accepted a position for the
Work has commenced on the new
' Lynch store. Mr. W. S. G. Heath has
the contract and he will carry it for
ward without delay. The walls of the
Peoples Bank building are also
steadily going up. These two modern
buildings will be an ornament to
Dr. and Mrs. Eustace Prescott
were welcome visitors in Edgefield
Saturday, having come up from
Charleston to visit relatives here
and at Colliers. Dr. Prescott is still
in the naval service, where he is gain
ing some valuable experience in his
profession. He is making a record of
which his Edgefield friends are
We were pleased to learn yester
day that Mr. Wallace T. Prescott has
been elected cashier of the bank at
Scranton, S. C. He has been employ
ed several years as superintendent
of the school at Scranton and made a
fine record in that position. His be
ing engaged to serve the bank as
cashier is a high compliment to him.
Edgefield men, it matters not where
they go, always work their way to
Mr. Jerald LaGrone and Mr. R. C.
Padgett made a business trip to Sa
Mrs. Samuel Craig is here for a
visit of some weeks with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Mr. and Mrs. Hal Beman of Au
gusta are here visiting Mrs. Beman's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Key.
Mr. E. E. Padgett and Miss Pearl
Padgett have gone to White Sulphur
Springs, Virginia, to spent some
If you want a player piano write
to Mr. J. A. Holland in Greenwood
about the two he advertises in this
Miss Ouida Pattison is in Montreat
attending the Y. W. C. A. confer
ence as representative of Anderson
Mrs. N. G. Evans and little George
accompanied by Robert Ouzts, have
gone to Montreat, N. C. for the
month of June.
A meeting of the Civic League
will be held Monday afternoon at 5
o'clock in the library rooms.
Capt. P. M. Feltham has been
Mrs. H. N. Greneker as District
Secretary for the Woman's Mission
Society of the Methodist ohurch and
Miss Mamie Dunovant attended the
conference last week in Winnsboro.
We direct the attention of our
readers this week to the following
new advertisements: The Corner
Store, The Hub, John A. Holland,
the Bank of Trenton, Hamilton Auto
Mr. P. P. Burns who has been tak
ing a special post-graduate course at
Harvard University during the ses
sion just closed, arrived in Edgefield
Monday to spend some time, having
joined Mrs. Burns here.
Mrs. Corrie Adams and Miss Susan
Adams spent one day last week in
Edgefield. Miss Susan has recently re
turned from her studies at the Salis
bury Normal and Industrial where
she took a high stand.
We are pleased to learn that Edge
field county has two more fine young
citizens in the making, Hill Ready
and John C. Watson, of Johnston,
who have completed their course at
'Wofford college and have' received
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Key came over
from Columbia yesterday afternoon
to spent some time here with Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Key. Mr. Key's
friends here, and everybody in Edge
field is his friend, are delighted that
he is steadily improving from his re
cent serious illness.
That the people 1 of Edgefield
school district are willing to be tax
ed to support their school was shown
by the result of the election Friday. |
In voting upon the question of levy
ing two mills additional school tax
the vote was 59 for and 1 against
The merchants, banks and other
places of business have agreed to
close for one hour each day, from ll
to 12, while the revival services at
the Baptist church are in progress.
Master Mobley Sheppard is in
Edgefield to spend his vacation with
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Or
The following announcement has
been received in Edgefield and w?l
be of interest to friends. Thomas Ed
ward Barnes, June 2, 1920, Lan
sing, Michigan, seven pounds. Mrs.
Barnes was Miss Ethel Lanham.
Miss Ellie Miller Lanham and Mrs.
T. B. Lanham have gone to Lansing
on a visit and later Miss Ellie Miller
will go to New York with Mr. and
Mrs. Barnes on a visit.
Major W. A. Collett has given up
the position which he held in Augus
ta and has come to Edgefield to plan
for the opening of a well-equipped
drug store on the first floor of the ho
tel next to the lobby. Mr. W. A.
Strom will be associated with him in
business. They have also rented the
new store room next to their drug
store. Their plans for this store have
not yet been announced. May suc
cess attend these progressive citizens.
Come in and let us fit you with a
nice Palm Beach suit, something to
keep you cool during the intense heat
of the summer days.
I. MU KA SHY.
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the office of county com
missioner of Edgefield and pledge my
self to abide by the rules of the pri
mary election and support the nomi
nees of the same.
T. L. TALBERT.
The regular morning service will
be held in the Methodist Church
Sunday morning at ll o'clock, con
ducted by Rev. G. W. M. Tayloor, the
pastor. At night Mr. Taylor will
preach at the Trenton Methodist
The entertainmfent which was giv
en at Red Hill last Friday night was
a pronounced success. The acting was
highly creditable and the receipts at
the door amounted to $47, which
was very good, considering the very
small amount charged as admission
very cordially greeted by his Edge
field friends. He has secured a dis
charge from the army and is now
in civilian life again. Capt. Feltham j
is permanently disabled from the
wound he received but his friends
rejoice that the consequences have
not been more serious.
The -officers and teachers of the
Methodist Sunday school have ar
ranged to give a picnic at Salter's)
Pond for the school to-morrow. All
who will attend will meet at the
.church at ten o'clock to go to the
pond in automobiles. A very pleas
ant outing this will be for the chil
dren and young people.
For County Commissioner.
Another aspirant enters the race
for county commissioner in the per
son of Mr. H. J. Yonce of the Long
Branch community. Mr. Yonce is a
young man who is energetic and pro
gressive, always managing his per
sonal affairs with marked ability. If J
chosen by the people of the county
to serve them in I*..'- "apacity he will
render the best possible service. Du
ring the campaign Mr. Yonce will
meet with the people in all parts of
Interest is steadily increasing in
the revival services that are being)
conducted in the Baptist church. Dr.
W. M. Vines of Norfolk, Va., is do
ing the preaching, in- the forenoon
at ll o'clock and at night at 8:30
o'clock. The song leader is Mr. Frank
McCravy, with Mrs. McCravy as ac
companist on the piano. The public
is invited and urged to attend these
services. It is Dr. Lee's desire to see
the members of all the churches
united in the evangelistic services,
coming together as one people.
Very Pleasant Motor Trip.
Mr. W. A. Pardue was here Mon
day and told the Advertiser's repre
sentative of an interesting motor trip
that he took with his family through
south Georgia into Florida a week
ago, going primarily to purchase
building material first hand. Mr. Par
due is a large contractor and he saves ?
the middleman's profit. He says the
crops all down through Georgia, al
though usually two weeks earlier
than ours, are not as far advanced
as they are in this county. He saw j
farmers picking weevils from cotton
in a number of places. Mr. Pardue J
was very favorably impressed with
the good roads of Georgia.
I am agent for Coggins Marble
Company, Canton, Ga. Can furnish)
any design wanted in marble or
A. E. WOODWARD,
Johnston, S. C., R. F. D. No. 2.
Only steels o?
and great strei
They are found in a
frame, crankshaft, COB
steels in a Maxwell eq
the steels to be foun
The Ford cars an
I of Owners in Edi
They are made o
to which they are
The tire bill is less
much lower than (
People are realizin
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Miss Ruth DeLoach a Viva
On last Thursday evening Miss
Ruth Deloach was hostess at a love
ly tea. The guests included the mem
bers of a Bachelor Maids' club, which
furnished a great deal of enjoyment j
to its members.
The DeLoach home on Columbia
Avenue has been most charmingly
remodeled and was most attractive
on this occasion with its tasteful
adornment of potted plants and cut
A delicious tea was served by the
hostess who was assisted in her hos
pitality by her sisters, Misses Annie
and Ethel DeLoach.
Since I have been. interviewed by
several people concerning the teach
ing of Expression, the art/ of the
spoken word, which deals with the
imagination, good speech, literature
and with the development of one's
own individuality, I have decided to
offer a course during the months of
July and August to any who may de
sire to take lessons. The course will
be arranged so that each pupil may
have a private lesson and a class les
son every week, for the eight weeks.
A fee of ten dollars for each student
will cover all the expenses. Any par
ticulars may be secured from me at
my home, 'phone 17.
FLORENCE A. MIMS, JR.
Come in and inspect our beautiful
line of men's Arrow brand shirts.
: rare quality, :,
agth go into a
xles, shaftings, gears,
meeting rods, etc. The
pal, pound for pound,
id in any car made.
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THC UNIVERSAL CAR
d trucks are recognized by hundreds
aeneid County to be the Best Car and Truck
irate on Edgefield County Roads
f the best steel, and can stand the rough wear
subjected longer than larger and heavier cars.
; and the oil and gasoline cost per mile is very
g this more and more, which accounts for the
.uyers who file their orders with us. These or
hey are filed-no one can secure an advantage
yer. Have you placed your order yet? If not,
t on the list, so you will not have to wait long.
ay by day in popularity with farmers,
& MOONEY, Edgefield, S. C.
. EIDSON, Johnson, S. C.
INSIST OK GENUINE FORD PASTS
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"Ma, can't I have some little brothers and sis
ters to play with?" asked the lonesome little chicken
of the sedate old hen. "No, Augustus," replied the
thoughtful han, "not while eggs are 70 cents a
That's conservation. A little tough on Au
gustus, but it had to be done. The war has taught
ns all the lesson of conservation. It has taught ns
how to save. It was a good, wholesome lesson and
it should not be forgotten, now that the war is over.
A good bank like .ours is a friend to every saver.
Deposit your funds with us and accept our banking
The Bank of Trenton, S. C.
All checks drawn on The Bank of Trenton can be cleared free of ex
change through the Federal Reserve Bank.
H. C. Viele & Company
222 Jackson (8th) Street
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Repairing of Watches and Jewelry
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