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Wednesday, June 23.
LOCAL AND PERSON^!
Dr. W. D. Ouzts of Johnston was
a visitor in Edgefield yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Reel spent the
week-end here with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. William Ouzts of Little Rock,
Arkansas, is here visiting his mother,
Mrs. Eva W. Ouzts.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett has returned
from a visit to her daughter, Mrs.
Mr. Edgar Hart is spending some
time in Edgefield under the parental
Mrs. Fannie Ouzts^and Miss Flora
Ouzts of Elmwood are spending this
week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. C. H. Porter and little daugh
ter, Louise, of Batesburg are guests
in the home of Judge W. T. Kin
niard this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dorn of Celes
tia, Saluda County, have been spend
ing several days in Edgefield visiting
their son, Mr. W. H. Dorn.
Major R. S. Anderson is -greatly
enjoying his stay at home and his
friends are delighted that he will not
have to return to Washington until
the first of December.
Ex-Governor J. C. Sheppard, has
accepted ;an invitation to deliver an
address in\'C?mden tonight in the in
terest of the South Carolina Devel
opment Board. (
Mr. E. C. Asbell and Mr. W. W.
Fuller will soon move into their new
bungalows on Church street. There
t is but one vacant lot left on this
street which has proven to be a very
popular residence street.
~ Mr. A. E. Padgett, accompanied
ny Mr. Edgar Padgett, motored to
Greenville yesterday to attend the
convention of the South Carolina
Bankers' Association. Mr. Padgett is
president of the association.
Sow peas and plant corn after
grain. All kinds of feed will probably
be higher next spring than it has ever
been and now is the time to begin
laying plans for being independent
of the western corn and grain grow
The State campaign meeting will
be held here in the Court House Fri
day of this week, June 25. As the
governor and . several other candi
dates for re-election have no oppo
sition there seems to be but little in
terest taken in the meeting.
Wednesday .evening last Mr. and
Mrs. O. i, Holmes entertained a num
ber of young friends at their home
near Red Hill in honor of their neph
ew, Mr.TJeWitt Boyd of Statesboro,
Ga., and his bride. The occasion was
a vey pleasant one. A handsome new
player piano added much to the oc
Soon after graduating from the
Citadel Mr. Carroll Rainsford ac
?cepteda position with the Highway
Commission in Columbia. After
spending some time in the office he
will go out on surveying expiditions
where the services of a civil engi
neer are needed.
Mrs. R. G. Lee was called to Green
ville yesterday by telegram to be at
the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Gen
try, who is very ill. Mrs. Gentry has
made a number of friends here while
visiting Mrs. Lee in the past and they
sincerely hope she will improve and
be restored to her accustomed health.
When you are approached upon
the subject, become a member of thev
South Carolina Development Board.
This organization will accomplish
wonderful results for South Caro
lina if a sufficient number of peeple
get behind the movement to carry to
a successful conclusion the work that
bas been planned.
Dr. Levi Holmes, Mr. Cornelius
Holmes and Mr. Rice of Plum Branch
have purchased a drug business in
Ninety Six and Dr. Levi Holmes will
manage the business. It was rumored
-that Mr. Cornelius Holmes would also
move to Ninety Six and be actively
connected with the drug store but
we are pleased to announce that the
rumor is not true.
The Bank of Western Carolina of
Johnston announces in its advertise
ment in this issue that' commencing
July 1 it will pay 5 per cent, interest
on savings deposits. The Bank of
Western Carolina has eleven branch
es and I a working capital of $700,
000.00 and total resources of $4,
Saturday night Mr. Clyde Jack
son and Mr. William Byrd, better
known among his Edgefield friends
as Billy .Byrd, had a head-on auto
collision near the trestle. The cars
were considerably damaged but the
occupants of the cars were not in
? jured. Their friends rejoice that only
the cars and not the drivers were
put out of commission.
Three young men have returned
to Edgefield from the Citadel after a
successful session, Mr. J. Carroll
Rainsford, Mr. Hob Byrd and Mr. El
wyn Moore: The latter two have just
completed their first year and have
made a highly creditable record, and
Mr. Rainsford comes home with a
diploma in his possession, - having
completed in a most satisfactory
manner the full course of four years.
He likewise made a splendid record
in th? military department, gradu?t
ing as a cadet captain. He followed
the splendid example set by his la
mented brother, Thomas H. Rains
ford, Jr., who graduated from the
Citadel as captain of Company A.
Mee .lay of Highway Commis
The members of the Highway
Commission are called to meet in the
Court House at Edgefield, Tuesday,
June 29, at ll a. m. All members
are urged to be present and be on
Walter W. Wise,
George T. Swearingen,
W. P. Yonce,
Mr. Duncan County Chairman.
Mr. L. W. Depuy came over from
Columbia Thursday and held a con
ference with some of the leading
business men with reference to the
campaign for members of the South
Carolina Development Board. Mr
Willis Duncan has accepted the chair
manship and he should receive the
co-operation of citizens in all parts
of the county. This is the greatest
forward move that has ever been un
dertaken for South Carolina's materi
al advancement. Help Edgefield
county to have a part in this im
Mr. and Mrs: S. E. Morgan an
nounce the marriage of their daugh
ter, CoraNLillie to Mr. James Thayer
Johnson, which took place at the
Baptist parsonage in Aiken, Sunday
June 20. Mr.rJohnson is a prominent
farmer of Aiken County.
The Advertiser extends sincere
congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. John
son. Mrs. Johnson, as Miss Lillie
Morgan, has been teaching for sev
eral terms near Aiken, making a
Tank and Tower Being Erect
The Chicago contractors who
were awarded the contract for the
erection of the steel tower and tank
near the home of Governor Sheppard
for the town's water system have a
force of men at work. The capacity
of the tank will be 100,000 gallons
of water and its weight, together
with that of the supporting tower,
will be 45 tons. The tank will be of
such height to give sufficient pres
sure to throw a steam of water 100
feet high on the public square.
"The Birth of a Race."
There is no doubt gladness in the
hearts of many because in two days
that great picture which begings at
the beginning "And it came to pass"
and in scenes of enthralling interest
sweeps r.he onlooker on to present
days, will be presented at the John
ston Theatre on Thursday night, the
24 of June, and at the Edgefield
Theatre on Friday night, 25th June.
It is requested that patrons come
early, as owing to the length of the
picture, it will begin promptly and
punctually at 8:30 p. m., and it is re
quested that all who can, be seated
then in order not to detract from the
enjoyment of anybody else.
This is a picture which has been en
dorsed by the prominent among our
people, those who have the educa
tion of their cheilden in mind, those
to whom the Old Story is beloved by
doctors, statesmen, lawyers, business
men and all of the thinking public.
The price is Adults 75c and Child
ren 45c, War tax paid.
(Continued from page one.)
liaGrone, Alma Mayson, Lucile Har
.ison, Fannie Lee LaGrone and Lu
"Then and Now" by Carrie Mor
"June Tims" by eight boys, Cal
loun Jordan, Howard Jordan Eugene
Lewis, Alvin Reames, Clarence La
jrone and J. B. Mayson.
"Floral Tribute" by five girls
Rubie Mayson, Carrie Mayson, An
relie Reames, Murtis Jordan and
"A Pantomine" by three girls, Lu
:ile Sullivan, Evelyn Sullivan and
"Flower Exercise" by six girls
Evelyn Sullivan, Deline Sullivan, Ef
ie May LaGrone, Olive Mayson, Lu
?lla Lewis and Lucile Sullivan.
"A Pantomine" by Miss Elizabeth
"Power of Love" by Olive Mayson
At the conclusion of the program
i collection was taken for the Sun
iay school which amounted to $19
For County Commissioner.
In our candidates' column this
iveek will be found another announce
ment for the office of county com
missioner. Mr. J. W. DeVore has en
tered the race. Mr. DeVore served
jne term as county commissioner
several years ago and this experience
will be of benefit to him in discharg
ing his duties should the people elect
lim again. Mr. DeVore manages his
awn affairs successfully and will
jive the same careful attention to the
people's business if elected.
Plans are underway for the stu
dents' entertainment which will take
place in the Edgefield Opera House
?arly in July. On Friday evening at
3:45 Mrs. Tillman will entertain all
the students in our county at her
home. Each student who sees this
anywhere in our county is urged to
be present and the evening will be de
lightfully spent in getting in the
spirit of the entertainment.
A tentative programme is publish
ed in this issue.
Mr. P. W. Cheatham announces his
candidacy this week for the office of
magistrate of the 7th magisterial
iistrict of Edgefield county. He serv
id for 10 years, five consecutive
terms, in this capacity and the val
lable experience gained then will be
>f great benefit in discharging his
iuties should he be chosen by the vo
ters of Moss and Talbert townships
tor this office. Mr. Cheatham will
render a full measure of impartial
;ervice if elected to this place.
Little Bessie Dozier Rainsford
A number of little guests gathered
m the lawn of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Smith'on Thursday of last week to
?elp celebrate the second birthday of
bessie Dozier Rainsford.
A tea table was arranged under
he trees, where late in the afternoon
lelicious cream and cake was served.
Pretty pink favors, filled with bon
?ons were given each child as a sou
Quite a number of gifts were giv
:n the dear little honoree whose sec
>nd birthday afforded such joy to
Notice to Colored Teachers of
The Summer School will open at
iettis Academy, July 5th, 1920. All
eachers are requested to attend by
he State Superintendent and the
bounty 'Superintendent. The State
Juperintendent of Education has ap
lointed the following instuctors:
Prof. H. P. Butler, formerly of
Prof. Johnson, Principal of Book
r Washington School, Columbia.
Miss La Perle Howard, formerly
.f Hampton Institute, now at Bettis
Mrs. W. D. Hood, Saluda, S. C.
Prof. W. D. Drake, Graniteville,
Board will be funished for $8.00
or the four weeks. Teachers must
?ring their own sheets, pillows and
owels. For further information ad
Iress Prof. A. W. Nicholson, Bettis
Academy, Trenton, S. C.
M. H. HOLMES,
?lerk Col. Teachers As. Edgefield Co.
FOR RENT: Five or six rooms in
ny residence on Jeter street. See me
or particulars. _
EVA W. OUZTS.
sic cs ?^f!
First, the initial cost is
the purchase, but putting
cannot own a high priced c
to the minimum by Ford c<
reach of the average citize
renewing worn and broken
only can genuine Ford par!
stock, making it possible tc
from the factory or some d
These and other reasoi
cars, and the same reasons
If you have not placed
have to wait so long for yo
R. F. Erwin Regarding His Troubles
"A year ago last winter I had an
attack of indigestion followed by bil
iousness and constipation. Seeing
Chamberlain's Tablets so highly rec
omemended for stomach troubles I
bought a bottle of them and they
helped me right away" writes R. F.
Erwin, Peru, Ind. If you have any
trouble with your digestion give
these tablets a trial. They will do you
1 Bank of
We solicit your bs
offer you SAFETY and
G. H. Eallentine, Mgr.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Popularity of Fe
for in More Ways '
small, requiring: not only a compai
them within reach of scores and
:ar. Then, the upkeep, gasoline a:
irs. The operating expense of a
n. And last, but by no mean? leai
parts, is not the heavy burden tha
s be had more cheaply, but Ford c
? repair your car without a long wa
is account for the great and inert
apply to Ford trucks also.
your order, better get on our list
ur turn in the delivery of the car.
& MOONEY, Edgefieh
. EIDSON, Johnson, ?
INSIST OH GENUINE FORD PARTS
CANDIDATES should advertise in
the Aiken Journal and Review to
reach the people of Western Caro
lina. Display rate 25c. Send one dol
lar bill and receive paper until Dec.
1st. Largest circulation in Aiken
Journal and Review,
Aiken, S. C.
WANTED: Man with team or auto
I who can give bond to sell 137 Wat
kins home and farm products. Big
?S THAT BEGINNING JUI
JT WILL PAY
est on Savings
30 YEARS' EXPERIENCE
)0,000.U0 WORKING CAPITA
st Bank in Sou
inking business with the as:
SERVICE unexcelled in the 1
W. W. Rhoden, Asst. Mgr. <
,D OFFICE, AIKEN, S.
>rd Cars is
?atively small amount for
hundreds of people who
ad tire bills are kept down
Ford car is easily^within
it, the question of repairs,
Lt it is for other cars. Not
lealers carry every part in
it for the parts to arrive
casing popularity of Ford
: at once, so you will not
1, S. C.
?rest concern of kind in world. $15.00
tb $5000 yearly income. Teritory in.
this county open. Wirte today.
J. R. WATKINS CO.,
Dept. 112, Winona, Minn
We have a snappy line of voiles
and organdies all colors and de
Come in and inspect our beautiful
line of men's Arrow brand shirts.
_Y 1, 192?
surance that we can
1 W. Mobley, Asst. Mgr.