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EDGEFIELD, S, C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1920
Revival Services at Ward. Roy
al Ambassadors Plan Camp
ing Party at Salter's
Mrs. B. T, Adama went to Aiken
Thursday to attend the burial of
her nephew, Lieut. Jesse Stanfield,
his body ariiving on Thursday from
overseas. He was killed while in
service during the latter part of the
world war. He was the son of Mrs.
Sallie Turner Stanfield and a brother
of Hon. John E. Stanfield of Aiken.
Rev. W. S. Brooke conducted a
revival at the Ward Baptist church
during the past week, and a3a result
a nbmber were added to the church.
As there is no pool at the Ward
church the candidates were baptized
on Sunday morning at the Baptist
church here by Mr. Brooke, follow
ing the regular service.
Miss Emma Cartledge of Green
wood is visiting her aunt Mrs. Ben
Mr F. M. Boyd has ?old his
home here to Mr. Jones, and he and
his family will mov? here at an ear
Messrs. John Howard and Oscar
Black are at home from a two
weeks' stay in Abbeville and An
derson with relatives.
Mrs. W. P. Westmoreland has
returned from the Baptist Hospital,
and is much improved.
Mrs. Henry Whitaker and chil
dren have returned to Charlotte af
ter-? visit to the home of the form
er's brother, Mr. Woodward.
Mrs. Annie P. Lewis, Mrs. J.
Howard Payne and Miss Marie
Lewis attended the reception at
Trenton given by Mrs. J. D. Mathis
for Mrs. Price Timmerman on last
Mrs. Albert Dozier and Mr. Al
bert Dozier are at home from a visit
to Charlotte *
Mrs. Nellie Jacobs and Miss Ella
Jacobs are at home from a visit to
the former's brother at Michigan.
Mrs. Brannon of Spartanburg is
visiting in the home of her father,
Mr. J. R. Hart.
Rev. W. S. Brooke is conducting
a revival at Chestnut Hill church
near Chappell this week.
The annual meeting of the Ridge
Association will be at Salem.
Mr. P. Shade has sold his home
and contents of his store and will
in the early future go to New York I
William Wright, the son of Mr.
Joe Wright who was painfully in
jured about two weeks ago, has re
turned from the hospital and is now
Miss Marion Mobly has returned
from a visit to friends in Charlotte.
Mrs. W. J. McGarity and Billie
have been for a visit to Mrs. T. R.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Long have
been for a visit in the home of the
former's father, Mr. Robert Long,
Mrs. George Galphin and chil
drin, of Ninety Six, have been
guests of Mrs. A. P. Latt.
Mr. and Mrs. Bartow Walsh and
Billie are at home from a visit to
Sumter and a two week's stay in
Mr. and Mrs. James Keith, and
little Elizebelh and Miss Frances
Webb, of Chappells, and Mr. and
Mrs. Fowler and children, of Eage
field; were guests last week of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry C. Strother.
The Royal Ambassadors planned
& comping party for Friday night at
Salter's Pond, and on Saturday their
annual picnic. The much needed
rain came Friday afternoon, so the
camp was given up, and only the
picnic was had, but this was so full
of the many pleasures that such a
day is filled with, that there were
scarcely any regrets.
Mrs. W. P. Cassells and children
have returned /rom a visit to Ellen
ton and Charleston.
Mies Carrie Belle Stevens enter
tained with a house party last week
her guests being Misses Mary John
son, Miss Mary Wallers, Mamie
Broadwater and Pearl Witt.
Mrs. Carrie Padgett and Mrs. J.
L, Bauknight, of Saluda, visited
Mrs. J. L. Smith last week.
Rev. D. W. Keller assisted ?B a
revival at the Methodist Church at
McCormick last week.
Mr. Roland Ouzts has been for a
two weeks stay at the home of his
sister, Mrs. G. D. Walker.
Misses Rachel and Marguerite
Simmons are in Ashville, N. C., for
a two weeks stay.
Mrs. L. C. Reese has been the
guest of her sister Mrs. W. R
Mr, Clarence Browne, of Thomp
son. Ga., visited here on Sunday.
Mr. Miller, of Richmond,. Va.
spent the week-end here with
On Saturday night about ll
o'clock the barn of Mr. Jim Gib
son was burned and all of the pro
duce stored. The stock was^gotten
out and wagons and farming imple
ment stored, but nothing else. The
origin of the tire is not known, it
being discovered when the loft of
the barn was filled with flames.
The tobacco house of Mr. Newton
Broadwater was burned one night
last week, and nearly all of the
tobacco curing was consumed.
A Laudable Undertaking.
The young women of the Kill
Kare Kl nb of Trenton are doing a
very worthy work, and for the ben
efit of a cause. They gave what
was truly an entertainment which
was very entertaining on Tuesday
The Kill Kare Klub is using the
fends to be raised for the estab
lishment of a library which will
be named for Senator Tillman, a
memorial to the one whom they
honored as their leading citizen.
An encouraging sum has already
been raised and the proceeds on
Tuesday evening added a goodly
dum, judging from the size of the
audience. The programme was
splendid, varied and full of talent.
Little Miss Rosa Mae Miller
sang first. This little girl has a
very sweet voiee and a wonderful
memory, Mrs. P. B. Day was her
Miss Florence Mims told a story
to the children entitled "The Prin
cess on the Glass Hill."
Miss Lena Long who has been a
student at Columbia College sang
a very swpet vocal selection, and
an encore, with guitar accompa
ment. The guitar has been laid
aside too long, and we were glad
to see one resurrected, as nothing
so suits a sweet voiced girl as a
Miss Maude Bettis pleased the
audience very much ina vocal solo.
Miss Sabe Miller was encored on
her lovely violin playing being ac
companied by Miss Laurie Moore
who also played one of her inimit
able piano solos and assisted in
Miss Florence Mims gave a
Monologue in German, French
and English dialect and an encore,
Miss Mirian Norris sang beauti
fully a quaint love song, and was/
applauded for an encore, a song
taken from the play, "Smiling
Through." She was accompanied
on the piano by Miss Genevieve
Miss Cornelia Mathis, a visitor
at Trenton gave a folk dance in
costume, and was loudly applauded.
One of the most appreciated
numbers was a vocal duett by Miss
Ray Swearingen and Mr. B. R.
Tillman. The encore was given
by Miss Ray Swearincen, "Some
where a voice is calling."
Miss Helen Marsh read a selec
tion from Hall Caine's Masterpiece
an interview between Glory and
the Minister in London, which was
given by request and highly enjoy
ed by the audience.
The last number was a humorous
reading by John Owen Smith.
John Owen is gifted in more than
one way. We had hoped to hear
him aing too.
The programme was announced
by Mr. B. R. Tillman.
A Pleasant Coincidence.
Recently Miss Ruth Tompkins,
who is visiting in Dayton, Ohio,
had the privilege of hearing Gov
ernor Cox, the Democratic candidate
for President, and on the same day
Gus Tompkins, who is in New
York, heard Roosevelt, the vice
presidential nominee, at Hyde Park.
Mis 3 Kn th ii expected home very
Lovely Party at Mr. James J?
One of the most delightful par
ties of the season was given by Mr.
and Mrs. Jaoiea J. Padgett at their
beautiful country home in Edge
field county la9t Saturday evening
in compliment to their neiceSj
Misses Annie and Gladys Murphey
of Augusta Georgia.
The house was beautifully deco
rated with cut flowers. Games were
played and iater the crowd gather
id in the spacious dining roora and
delicious refreshments were served.
Among those present were Misses
Annie and Gladys Murphey, Edna
ind Maggie Bledsoe, Margaret,
Emma and Addie Blucker, Mary;
Lewis, Martha Bell, Ellen and,
Azzie Lee Bledsoe, Frances Devore,;
Sue Adams, Ruby Ransom.
Messrs John Ransom, John
Blocker, Marion Hamilton, Brooks'
Morgan, Fred and Lloyd Turner,'
Sullivan Dorn, Wallace Pardue,
William Bell, George Logue,
Broadna Bledsoe, J. C. Hall, Er
nest Cogburn, Hubert Adams, Mr.
md Mrs. Herbert Bledsoe, Herbert
Padgett and others.
A Surprise Marriage.
On Thursday night Cupid an
lounced his eternal presence by ar
ranging for another union of hearts,s
md J. T. McManus, Jr., and Miss
ilma Thomas were the victims of
lis darts. Mr. McManus, the eld
ist son of our friend, Trapp Mc
manus, and Mid9 Thomas, the
youngest daughter of Mr. C. H^
Thomas, were married at Johnston
Thursday night by Rev. W. S.
brooke, pastor of the Baptist church,
Dr. R. G. Lee being away frojfc
They left for Augusta immedi
itely and from there to Thompson^
ia., where tnev^^^^^^^^^^^S
; lr. Tb' 3 :
;nt with Mr. and -'"Mrft^JP^WS^^
>ut will live in towt??1 ^^^W^^^
Many good wishes attend this
,'oung couple. Mr. McManus serv
id his country in the Navy during
he whole duration of the world
Red Hill Meeting Sunday.
Rev. H. P.Barnes was a visitor
n Edgefield Monday and said h)s
?burch and community are looking
orward with pleasant anticipation
o the coming of Rev. D. P. Mont
gomery and his choir leader to as
list in the annual Ked Hill meeting
vhich begins next Sunday. The
leople of Red Hill and adjacent
jomruunities are greatly favored
n being able to hear Mr. Mont
gomery and his gifted singer for a
veek or- more. Seldom is .such a
are opportunity accorded to a rural
Mrs. Hill Entertained Card
Wednesday afternoon of last
veek Mrs. R. T. Hill entertained
he ladies' card club very beauti
ully at her elegant home on Wig
all street. Four tables were ar
anged for the members of the club
md the visitors who were present.
The first prize was won by Mrs. IL_
3. Mitchel and Miss Virginia Ad
?8on was presented with the viat
or's prize. At the close of the
jame the hostess served delicious
ce cream and cake.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Tomp
kins were represented by proxy at
,he formal notification of both the
Democratic nominees. Their daugh
;er, Miss Ruth Tompkins, was in
Dayton, Ohio, the day Governor
?ox was oflicially notified of his
lomination for the presidency and
heir son, Mr. Gus Tompkins, was
it Hyde Park, N. Y., when Mr.
Roosevelt was officially notified of
lis nomination for the vice-presi
lency. We are glad that Edgefield.
,vas represented at both of these
Campaign Meeting at Edgefield.
The next and last county cam
paign meeting thus far provided for
?viii be held at Edgefield Monday,
August 23d, and it is probable that
:his meeting will be largely attend
ed as only a small portion of the
/oters have attended the oth?r meet
ings, being busy at the time. The
meeting at Edgefield is about one
treek before the election.
Democrats Ready for Cam
Washington, Aug. 8.-Though
|&fficial felicitation over the accept
jjVnce of the league in its entirety by
?Governor Cox in his address at Day
ton -r?as not forthcoming at thc:
?hite House today all the adminis
tration Democrats are now prepared
to get into the campaign hammer
??nd tongs. Everyone from the pres
ident down/is going to work.
??j Governor Cox's candidacy is now
something more than a mere politi
cal battle for them. It is a nation
wide referendum, specifically re
quested by the president-a popular
test of Mr. Wilson's policy, one by
which his page in history will be fin
They view this fight as an out and
out league battle with all other is
One of the first developments will
be an announcement that William
G. McAdoo, former secretary of the
treasury, and the president's son-in^
law, will tour the country on behalf
of the Cox-Roosevelt ticket. The |
president's typewriter will be as
busy as any speaker.
Homer S. Cummings, former Dem
ocratic national chairman, who was
"?ased out" of his job by the Cox
nomination, will be available as an
?oratorical ace to carry the league
message across the country. Indeed,
it is probable that Mr. Cummings'
own candidacy for the ? senate in
Connecticut will become a secondary
Hope Britain arid Russia Come
to Terms of Peace
Berlin, Aug. 7-The barometer
of international affairs rose consid
erably in Berlin late this afternoon,
optimism succeeding the pessimism
governmental circles in the
which it is TC
received '..'from London
gave strong hope that "Great Bri
tain and Russia will get their feet
under the green table." Confidential
advices from Paris are said to indi
cate that the French are letting up
on their insistence that troops and
war materials be sent through Ger
many to Poland. The French attitude
has been felt strongly and resented
keenly in both Berlin and Moskow
for the last several days.
Relief in Germany
Credit for relief from the French
insistence that Germany be employ
ed as a military road is given to
London. This attitude is especially
pronounced in the governmental
circles generally friendly to Great
Britain, where it is stated that the
change was due partly to British
pressure and partly to the fear of
the French that there is more truth
than fiction in the reports of a se
cret agreement between Russia and
"We merely register that that is
the state of a ffairs this evening,"
it was said in Wilhelmstrasse. "But
that is not a guarantee that it will
not change in 24 hours. The politi
cal barometer can fall as quickly as
it has arisen."
Refugees from Warsaw.
The first trainload of German re
fugees from Warsaw arrived here
today bringing with it a number of
prominent Russians of the czaristic
regime. These had begged permission
of Berlin to flee to Germany and
their request was granted. The wife
of the first secretary of the German
legation to Warsaw was also aboard
The refugees reported that War
saw is externally calm with that
amazing carefree indifference
which is manifested in the face of
the fact that practically all regard
the Bolshevist occupation of the city
as a certainty. The thunder of guns
along the front is heard daily in the
Russian and Germany "
In a prominently displayed inter
view the radical Leipziger Volkzeit
ung quotes the German minister of
foreign afairs, Dr. Simon, as sacing
that Germany is ready to resume
diplomatic relations with the Soviet
government the moment satisfaction
is rendered for the murder of Count
Mirbach, the late German ambassa
dor to Moscow. It was stated further
that the German cabinet is unani
mous in- desiring the resumption of i
Russo-German relations, but has
been warned against the expectation
of too great political expectations
from the renewal because it would
tend ti bring the suspicion that
Germany, with the aid of Russia,
would try to evade the treaty of
Merely an Offer
From authoritative sources I
have been advised that the alleged
military convention^ between France
and Hungary, reported from Vien
na and elsewhere, has not yet' been
signed, but is merely the offer made
by the French.
The fact that Enver Pasha return
ed to Germany and got away again
before the British were aware of
his presence or could demand him has
created a stir in the allied circles here.
The original French plan for troop
movements by the French, the German
government understood, was to send
the trains from the Mayen ce ^bridge
head, v which they occupy, through
Frankford, a small corner of Prussia,
and thence by the short, quick route of
Wurzburg, Nuremberg and Prague,
through Bohemia to Poland.
Addison Mill News Items
Mrs. T. C. Green of Spartanburg,
S. C., is spending a few days with
her daughter, Mrs. T. A. Hightower,
enroute from Florida.
Miss Annie Wilson of Greenwood,
S. C., a niece of Col. Bailey of the
Bail?y Military Institute, has ac
cepted the position as school teacher
for Addison Mills school next term.
Miss Wilson comes to us very highly
recommended and we ai*e hoping- to
have a very successful school term.
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Scott, of At
lanta, Ga., spent a few hours with
Messrs. T. A. Hightower and L. JN.
Messrs. D. L. Stallcup and A. R.
Sharp of the Addison Mills returned
W?; hi; ? ? ,
and the' New Ehgi?nd St
'"* Mr. T/ ?V Hightower .ii
:onfqrence held in the Jefferson
Hotel, Coluhmbia, S. C. by some of
the business mill men of the State.
Addison Mills ball team had a very
lively game Saturday afternoon with
the Saluda Ball Team. The score
ivas two and three in favor of Sa
luda. This coming Saturday Addison
Mills will play Johnston and we hope
:o have a good game.
Miss Myrtice Cothran leaves Sat
urday for a vacation. She will visit
lier parents at Inman, S. C. and from
chere will go to Asheville, N. C. to
spend a few days.
Little Miss Juanita Hightower is
spending this week with Miss Bea
trice Paine of Camden, S. C.
T. A. HIGHTOWER.
Purchase Stock for New Store.
Mr. Jake Wynn will l^ave Sun
day for New York to purchase a
large stock of fall merchandise f??r
the new store under the hotel next
door to Stewart & Kernaghan. It
is Mr. Wynn's purpose to make
this an up-to-date ladies' store, mak
ing a specially of ladies' ready-to
wear goods. He has purchase mod
ern fixtures which will be installed
as soon as the carpenters and pain
ters turn the store over to him- He
will spend several weeks in the
nothern markets purchasing the
newest and best of everything for
Edgefield's new ladies' store. Mr.
Wynn is an experienced buyer and
knows where to buy to the best ad
The Army Worm.
Another worm or pest, this time
the army worm, put in its appear
ance in different parts of the county
about two weeks ago, causing great
consternation in some sections. But
from reports received it appears
that crops were attacked only in
some sections and not generally
over the county. Mr. A. B. Car
wile, the county demonstration
agent, gave active co-operation and
this pest has about been checked.
Of course it may appear' again be
fore the crops are made, and be
hooves every one to be on the alert.
Mr. Carwile responded to calls from
Antioch, Pleasant Lane, Cleora,
Meeting Street, Harmony and down
on the Plank Road.
Mr. L. H. Harling of Millen,
Sa., spent several days here last
week yisiting relatives.
Meeting Street Community
^.^^ ^Afflicted. i?-E&_ 2
We deeply sympathize with tbe
people of the Meeting Street com
munity in this hour of affliction
through which they are passing*
due to the outbreaking of diptheria.
Three deaths among the children
have occurred and especially do we
sympathize with those in these be
reaved homes. Mr. and Mrs. Clint
Hill have lost two children with
diptheria, one being buried at
Stevens Creek church Tuesday,
August 3, and the other one yester
day. Another victim of this dread
disease was a little granddaughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Cogbura
who was buried at Stevens Creek
church Monday, and we also sym
pathize with these btreaved friends.
The anti-toxin for diptheria has
been administered to those wbo
have been exposed to the- disease
and there is not likely to be any
Campaign Meeting at Antioch.
The third cc/unty campaign meet
ing was held at Antioch last Thurs
day, the attendance being very much
larger than the former meetings.
Colliers, Ked Oak Grove, Red Hill
and Cleora communities all made
contributions to the raeetiag. The
speaking took place in the well-ap
pointed school house, with Mr. H.
II. "Sanders as chairman- Both
candidates for office of solicitor
were present and spoke first. These
were followed by the candidates for
the senate, all of whom spoke prac
tically along the same line as at the
former meetings. There were no
further speeches before dinner was
Soon after the adjournment for
dinner all gathered around the long
table under the oaks where a princ?
ly barbecue dinner \ was served.
first, these being fonoVedny
Fuller and Mr. Long for superin
tendent of education. Mr. Broad
water and Mr. Edmunds spoke and
then came Mr. Agner, candidate for
county cammissioner who made his
debut' on this occasion, furnishing
entertainment for the crowd for a
An Appeal for Contributions to
To Democratic Voters of Edgefield
The triumph of the Democratic
party at the election in November,
10-20, means much to the South and
to your state. I know that you ex
pect to vote the Democratic Ticket,
but you must not stop there. The
Republican voter will not stop
there. He will contribute to a
campaign fund millions of dollars
which will be used to appeal in
every way" to the independent vo
ters of our country for their ballots?
The Democrats of our section may
not have millions of dollars to con
tribute to the triumph of they Dem
ocratic party, but each voter can
raise the small sum of ONE DOL
LAR and should rush forward at
once to the Committee of Solicitors
of his club district and band in his
dollar, or step into his nearest bank
and pay down to the Solicitor there
his dollar. These dollars will be
forwarded to the County Treasurer
in each county in our state, and
from there will he forwarded to the
State Treasurer, and thence to the
.Treasurer of the National Demo
cratic Campaign Fund. J
This is no drive, no investment
campaign, it is an appeal to each
Democratic voter to do his duty in
helping to defeat the Republican
party in the Presid mtial election in
November, 1920. Will You Do
Your Duty? This is the question,
this campaign that should be put to
each voter by himself. I know that
our people are not wanting in patri-.
otism, but they are not seeing tbe
handwriting on the wall. It is
plainly written there that unless we
give towards the National Campaign
Fund so as to offset and balance ibe
influence of the Republican Millions,
we will witness defeat in Nevemr
ber,, 1020. Do Your Duty.
A. E. PADGETT,
County Chairman for Dollar De