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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, July 21.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. Morris Deal is here visiting
_2ns parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Deal.
Mr. M. C. Horne of Aiken paid a
visit to The Advertiser office Mon
Miss Rosada Talbert of Parksville
is the guest of Miss R?sela Parker
Master Renaud Shannonhouse of
Fitzgerald, Ga., is spending a while
here visiting friends.
Mr. Bowles Morgan spent Sunday
in Waynesboro, Ga., with his sisterj
Miss Gladys Morgan.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bryan of
Kirksey visited their mother, Mrs.
Sadie Bryan last week.
Mrs. David Britton of Sumter, is
her in the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Peak.
Miss Susan Mathis of Trenton has
Jbeen visiting her cousin, Mrs. Wal
ter Nicholson this week.
Miss Ida Folk is visiting two
friends in Beech Island, Misses Cath
erine Atkinson and Gertrude Dun
Miss Moultrie Drake of Bennetts
ville is here spending some happy
days with her friend, Miss Magaret
Mrs. F. F. Rainsford and children
have gone to Greer to spend two
weeks visiting Mrs. Arthur /Chil
Misses Hotensia Woodson and
Florence Mims spent the week-end
in Augusta with Mrs. W. R. Mc
Misses Frances and Weinona Bur
nett of Greenwood are visiting their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N.
Mr. D.. A. G. Ouzts of Greenwood
came over Sunday to visit his aunt,
Mrs. Fannie Ouzts, finding her much
Dr. and Mrs. Percy Byrd of Ridge
Spring spent Sunday in Edgefield as
guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Byrd.
Mrs. W. H. Dorn spent the week
end at home, returning on Monday
to Columbia where she is under med
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant is spending
the next ten days at that delightful
summer resort and place of inspira
Bear in mind that unless you en
roll before next Tuesday night you
will be denied the privilege of vot
ing in the primary election.
Mrs. Lucy Dugas and Miss Lucy
Frances arrived Saturday from
Washington and are guests in the
home of Miss Mae Tompkins.
Miss Mary Adams of Greenwood
spent several days here last week on
her way to visit her mother, Mrs.
Corrie Adams at Meeting Street.
Miss Elizabeth Bryan of Green
ville is visiting Miss Katherine Mims.
These two young ladies graduated
in the same class at Winthrop Col
Miss Kellah Fair entertained at
dinner for Miss Elizabeth Bryan on
Monday, Miss Bryan being a niece
-ot Mrs. Warren Fair of Beech Is
Mrs. W. S. Robinson is visiting
relatives in Hickory, N. C. She is ac
companied by her daughter, Miss
Kate Robinson, and little sons Joe
Capt. N. G. Evans and Miss Mary
Evans returned Thursday from San
Francisco, where Capt. Evans at
tended the National Democratic
Mr. E. S. Johnson has nearly com
pleted the remodeling of his resi
dence on Main Street, having added
a second story as well as making
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Winn and
Miss Maggie Winn are visiting Mr.
#nd Mrs. T. E. Cochran in Eustis,
Fla. They also visited in Daytona
.Beach. Mrs. Winn writes that the
froad? are fine and flowers are bloom
Mr. Edward Jay of Grenwood ac
companied Miss Royall Peak from
Greenwood in his car, and was pres
ent at the funeral ef Miss Willie
Sullivan Peak on Wednesday.
Dr. R. G. Lee is conducting a meet
ing this week at Gray Court in Lau
rens county. Mrs. Lee and Beulah G.
are in Greenville with Mrs. Lee's
mother who is still very sick.
The Woman's Missionary Union,
auxiliary to the Edgefield Associa
tion will be held at Modoc Tuesday
and Wednesday, August 24 and 25.
Full program will appear soon.
Mrs. T. P. Morgan returned Mon
day from Waynesbore, Ga., where
she has been with her daughter,
Miss Gladys Mogan, who has been in
the hospital but is now steadily im
Mr. Abram Daitch has purchased
the stock of goods of Mr. E. S.
Rives and will continue the business
at the present stand until he can get
the store room now occupied by the
LOST: Sunday night, July 18th,
between Wards, S. C., and Johnston,
S. C., one 33 x 4% McGraw Cord
Casing on rim. Finder please return
to B. T. Hord, Trenton, S. C., and
Mrs. J. S. Byrd and the children
Tiav? returned from Columbia,
bringing with them this time James
S. Byrd, Jr. Miss Catherine Fitz
maurice also returned to Edgefield
with them for a visit.
Mr. Preston Lanham who dis
charges his duties faithfully as sales
man for Mr. J. D. Holstein is now
enjoying a short vacation, spending
a portion of the time with his sister,
Mrs. Mattie McKutchen, in Bishop
Dr. R. G. Lee is conducting re
vival services in Gray Court this
week but came down in his car this
morning to conduct the funeral of
Miss Willie Peak. He will return on
the train to Gray Court this after
Mrs. J. B. Kennerly went over to
the Columbia Hospital on Monday,
accompanied by her husband, Mr. J.
B. Kennerly and her sister, Mrs. W.
S. Cogburn. We hope to have a fav
orable report of her condition next
The attention of our readers is di
rected to the following new adver
tisements this week, The Bank of
Trenton, Quarles & Timmerman Va
riety Store, The Corner Store, Ru
bentsein, Jno. A. Holland, Yonce &
Mooney and H. G. Eidson.
Mr. T. S. Burton, a large mer
chant and planter of Smithville, Ga.,
has been spending several days in
Edgefield with relatives and friends
while en route from his home to join
his family in Asheville. Mr. Burton
was formerly from Edgefield county.
Mr. R. M. Scurry left for Boston
and other northern points on Satur
day. He will be away about ten days
on this trip which has been given
him by the managers and owners of
the Addison Mills. Mr. Scurry has
made good as a machinist from the
day he entered the employment of
this very generous corporation.
Dr. A. H. Corley went to Atlanta
Sunday night to have a number of
Chevrolet automobiles brought to
?Edgefield. As freight shipments are
so unsatisfactory Dr. Corley was ac
companied by Messrs. Frank Lyon,
W. A. Strom, H. H. Smith, Jr., Mil
ledge Rolston and John Bartley who
drove cars through to Edgefield.
Miss May Rives has returned from
?Cameron where she went to visit
her aunt, Mrs. Allie Wise. On the 6
of July this devoted relative of Miss -
May who had been a mother to her
on the death of her own mother, |
while yet a little girl, passed away,
and the anticipated happy summer '
together came to naught. Mrs. Wise ]
left no children of her own. (
The home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. ]
Briggs of the Meriwether section j
presented a happy scene last Thurs
day when a family re-union was
held. In addition to the great feast
that was served the day was made j
very pleasant by the engaging of
many relatives and friends in social '
converse. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hughey
and Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Hamilton
stopped over in Edgefield Friday
morning while returning from the re
Live wire to sell Briscoe Automo
biles in your territory.
J. Hi HAM, Distributer, .
Charlotte, N. C.
Miss Lillian Smith who since her
school closing at the Logan school
in Columbia, has been in the hospital
in Columbia, is at home again doing
well. Miss Lillian is a splendid teach
er and useful in the church and com
munity wherever she goes, and her
many friends are grateful that she
The Advertiser family was very
happy last week in having two little
girls attending the Home Demonstra
fcion Short Course for a few days,
Misses Ruth Scott, daughter of our
friends at Philippi, Mr. and Mrs.
George* Scott, and Seline Clark,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Clark of Ward.
Mrs. Manly Timmons, Joseph and
Manly, her two sons of Troy, and
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Parker of Wash
ington came over to Edgefield Thurs
day and remained over till Saturday,
visiting their friends, Mrs. Mamie N.
Tillman, Mrs. S. McGowan Simkins
and Mrs. J. L. Mims. Mr. and Mrs.
Parker came from Washington in
Having received a telegram yes
terday afternoon from the secretary
of the National Democratic Execu
tive committee asking him to do
some work in the national campaign
by making a speaking tour during
the month of August, Capt. N. G.
Evans decided to withdraw from the
race for the state senate. It would
be impossible to aid in the National
Democcratic campaign and at the J
same (time conduct his campaign j
here for the senate.
Dr. B. F. Jones will give a barbe-1
cue today at Mr. Walter Samuel's
mill in compliment to the Methodist
Sunday school and ' some of his
friends. For several years Dr. Jones
has given a private barbecue in July
to which he invited some of his clos
est friends, giving them a day of
genuine pleasure. The writer deeply
regrets his inability to be present to
day. Having attended these very
pleasant occasions ""in the past we
know what we shall miss.
A Sad Event.
Mrs. Sallie Bryan was called sud
denly to Greenwood on Wednesday
to the funeral of her brother, Mr.
Edward Beale, who met death at his
own hands. Mrs. Bryan returned on
Saturday. Mr. Beale was buried foy
the side of his first wife. He left
four daughters and his wife. The
friends of Mrs. Bryan feel very deep
ly for her in this loss.
Some Fine Bargains in Cars.
Mr. W. J. Hatcher of Johnston an
nounces this week that he has just
brought in three carloads of automo
biles only one of which is left for
sale. This is a 7-passenger Buick,
one of the very best cars to be
bought and one of the most popular.
Mr. TTatcher also announces that he
has on hand one 7-passenger Cole
an 8 cylinder, jus? overhauled and
put in good condition. He also has
other second hand cars for sale.
FOR SALE: Sixty bushels of
home raised Fulghum oats, $1.75
per bushel; also cow fresh to pail
Edgefield, S. C., R. F.D. 2
FOR SALE: One milch cow. See
D. V. HARRIS,
Edgefield, S. C.
Foundry, Machine, Boiler
Works and Mill Supply
Cotton Oil, Gin, Saw, Grist, Cane,
Shingle Mill, Machinery Supplies and
Repairs, Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers,
jirate Bars, Pumps, Pipe, Valves and
fittings, Injectors, Belting, Packing
Elose, etc. Cast every day. ?
GASOLINE AND KEROSENE
Pumping, Wood Sawing and Feed
J rinding Outfits.
Notice to Hunters.
Notice is hereby given that all
lunters' licenses expired the last
lay of June and all persons who hunt
should take out a new license at once
[OT the year 1920-21. The law will be
mforced against all violators. Li
:enses can be procured from Stew
art & Kernaghan or from me.
J. W. Reese,
minute be i
A real famr
it? The de
omy of the
News of Meeting Street.
On Tuesday, July 13, Miss Mary
?Lewis accompanied by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Allen, and broth
er, John, went to Glenn Springs in
their car. Miss Mary intends to stay
about three weeks but Mr. and Mrs
Allen and John returned Saturday,
Mrs: W. L. Casey from Augusta
I has been visiting her daughters, Mrs
I J. T. and J. C. Adams of Meeting
The young people of Stevens
Creek church meet in the different
homes on Saturday evening to prac
tice singing. After singing for a
while they play games for amuse
Miss Mary Adams of Greenwood
is spending a few days with her
[mother, Mrs. W. J. Adams of Meet
Miss Martha Bell of Meeting
Street has just returned from a visit
in the home of her aunt, Mrs. Clara
Faulkner of Mountain Creek.
There will be a meeting of the
I trustees and patrons of Long Cane
school to elect new trustees and to
I transact other business.
The annual protracted meeting of
the Stevens Creek church will be
held the second week in August;
There will be two sermons in the af
Some say that the small worms
found in the cotton squares will de
velop into small green worms, others
say they become bugs, but let's not
call them boll weevils until we are
Meeting Street Correspondent.
Don't Be Too Cock-Sure.
"You're wrong! I know positively
thus and so to be a fact."
Ever hear anybody talk like that?
Well, you heard a man who was
rapidly getting "in bad."
It's those blanket statements, so
very positive, set forth a little loud
er than usual, that do it.
They convince folks of only one
thing, namely, that there is some
thing about the speaker which they
A great m.^ny innocent people are
getting themselves "in bad" by
spouting positive statements without
They don't have many friends and
'don't know that it is this habit of
speech which makes them so unpop
If you really want to make a point
or put over an argument, you can do
it much more forcefully by asking
questions that will bring out the
strong points in your favor, or the
weak points in the opposition.
In answering them, the other side
of the argument defeats itself.
You win your point without an
tagonizing any one.
If you are inclined to argue, it is
a good plan to remember that there
has never been a debate in which the
debaters themselves have been con
vinced, and that old bird, the owl,
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
1 Sedan the favorite famil]
ably. While an enclosed cai
, it has large windows, and
changed to a most delightfu
$ a top protecting against th
'eather it is a closed car, dust
)ld-proof. Finely upholstered,
c starting and lighting systei
rims with 3j inch tires fronl
ly car, Won't you come in ?
lights of the electric car witi
fc MOONEY, Edgefiel
INSIST ON GENUINE FORD PASTS
has won the reputation of being
very wise just by sitting still, look
ing wise and saying nothing.
Miss Elizabeth Smith Hostess
at Lovely Party.
Mrs. Lucy Dugas of Washington,
D. C. and Mrs. John K. Aull of Co
lumbia, were honorees at an elabo
rate party given by Miss Elizabeth
Smith Monday afternoon.
Seven tables of bridge and two of
rook were arranged in the spacious
living room and hall.
Victrola music added a happy note
to the vivacious affair.
At the conclusion of the games,
the honor guests were presented
with dainty handmade silk camisoles.
Mrs. Hugh Mitchell won he club
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We have a larg?
men and can dc
TRENTON, S. C.
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useful correspondence cards.
Misses Douschka and Lucy Fran
cis Tillman of Washington and Miss
Julia Virginia Aull of Columbia, as
sisted the hostess in serving a deli
cious sweet course.
The moving picture, "Pallyanna"
which played in the Edgefield Opera
House on Thursday evning for the
benefit of the attendants on the
Home Demonstration Short Course,
was one of the best ever exhibited
in Edgefield or elsewhere. This pic
ture is the kind children should see
and there was no sug ;estion of evil
to be seen anywhere. Thanks should
be tendered Miss Major and Mr.
Wall for this production.
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