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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, August ll.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Grace Tompkins is visiting
friends in Princeton, Kentucky.
Miss Ida Folk is spending this
week in historic Beech Island.
Bury the. Boll Weevil with a Ford
Mrs. Kate Mims returned from
the Columbia Hospital on Wednes
Miss Maggie Peterson of Laurens
is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. C. As
Mr. .7. H. Allen spent Monday
and Tuesday in Chappells visiting
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allen.
Mrs. and Mrs. R. C. Padgett are
spending a fortnight at Tate
Mr. J. S. Scurry has rented the
residence on Main street formerly
occupied by Mr. Bettis Cantelou.
Misses Ruth and Annie DeLoach
and Ruth Timmerman are in
Waynesville, N. C., for a fortnight.
Miss Hortense Woodson spent
last week with her sister, Mrs. Wal
ter McDonald in Augusta.
Rev. P. P. Blalock will preach
in the Presbyterian church next
Sunday morning at 11:00 o'clock.
Dr. and Mrs. Boyd are here visit
ing Mrs. Boyd's parents, Rev. and
Mrs. P. P. Blalock.
Miss Helen Tillman is spending
some time in Asheville at the Bat
tery Park hotel as the guest of Mrs.
B. R. Cooner. ^
Mr. and Mrs. William Anderson
of Thomasville, Ga., are here visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Hollings
worth, Mrs. Anderson's parents.
' Miss Hortensia Woodson enter
tained at tea on Tuesday evening in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Furman
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Wright and
Mr. and Mrs. Whitlock joined the
Baptist church on Sunday, coming
from the Johnston and Mt. Zion
Mr. J. T. Nicholson of Ridge
Spring was among the visitors in
Edgefield Monday. He is always
cordially greeted by his Edgefield
Misses Kate Samuels and Ruth
Lyon have gone to New York, Bal
timore and Washington for The
Corner Store and incidently to en
joy three weeks outing.
Miss Mary Wrenn of Wrenn's
Ga., is vieiting friends in the Long
Cane-Elmwood community. She
taught thc Long Cane school last
session and has been employed to
teach the school next session.
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn left on
Friday morning to spend two weeks
in Hendersonville. She will be in.
pleasant company, with the fami
lies of her brother Mr. J. A. Lott,
Mr. Elzie Lagrone, Mrs. Jas. H.
White and Miss Hallie White.
The friends of Mr. R. N. Broad
watet synipfcthize with him in the
heavy financial ioss be sustained
through the burning of his tobacco
barn Friday night. In addition to
the loss of the building which cost
$700 he lost one "curing" of i
Mr. J. T. Crews of ' Laurens is
Lere visiting his brother, Mr. E. H. |
Crews. The Crews family have ,
been newspaper people for many .
years, and Mr. Crews feels as much .
at home in the Advertiser ellice as .
in his brother's hospitable home,
and is always a welcome visitor.
Mr. and Mrs. William Furman
Jsom of Moultri, Ga., spent a part 1
of their honeymoon here with Mr.
leona's great aunt, Mrs. E. E.
Adams. They were married Au
gust 6 in Moultre, the bride being
Miss Ann Howard Slaton of that
place. They left this morning for
Savannah and Tybee.
Among the faculty of the yAiken
High School this year, Miss Helen
Marsh, who graduated at the Co
lumbia College this year, was an
nounced in last week's Aiken Jour
nal and Review. M?SB Marsh is the
daughter of Mr. Sam Marsh of the
Harmony section, and is a very
pretty as well as a gifted young
A report of the farmers meeting
in the court house yesterday will be
published next week.
Mr. and Mrs. S. 0. Morgan came
up from AueuRta last week and
have been visiting relatives in the
Miss Kellar Fair, Messrs. A. S.
Tompkins, Albert Dozier and Wil
Ducan spent last Saturday in
Beach Island, the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Warren Fair. ,
The managers of the primary
election and also the managers for
the election on the question of issu
ing bonds for road improvement
are published in this issue.
The lateness and other shortcom
ings of this issue are due' to the
sickness of our linotype operator.
We hope to publish on timasnext
week and also give more reading
The ginneries' in and around
Edgefield are overhauling their
plants, laying in a supply of fuel
and otherwise making ready for the
ginning season which is less than
thirty days off now.
Attention is directed to the fol
lowing new advertisements this
week, the Southern Railroad, Bank
ot Trenton, Edgefield and Johnston
Theatres, Gibbes Machinery Com
pany and E. S.-Johnson.
Mr. W. H. Turner is in New
York purchasing the fall stock for
the Corner Store. Twice each years,
spring and fall, Mr. Turner goes to
the fashion and style headquarters
to select the newest things for the
patrons of this popular store. He
will be away several weeks.
On account of the prevalence of
dyptheria in the community, the
annual protracted meeting at Ste
vens Creek church has been post
poned until some time in Septem
ber. This announcement was made
at the services Sunday. This was
a very wise decision.
Copies of the rolls of the 16
Democratic clubs in the county
have been made by the county
chairman and filed with the clerk
of court as provided in the rules.
All candidates have free access to
the club rolls and they are also
subject to inspection by the'public
Mr. J. D. Holstein returned from
New York Sunday, being accom
panied b^ Mrs. Holstein who has
been in a hospital in Baltimore for
some time for special treatment.
Her friends will bc delighted to
learn th aft she has been greatly
Mr, and Mrs. Wyatt Hammond
of August^ have been spending two
weeks visiting Mr. Hammond's
mother, M rf. Carrie Hammond, in
the Colliers section. Mr. Hammond
is now assistant manager of the
clothing department of J. B. White
On exhibition at the garage of
Messrs Yon ce & Mooney is a curi
osity in the form of a twin water
melon. It weighs 30 pounds and
was grown by Martin Ryan, one Of
the best tenants of Mr. M. C. Park
er. We want some of the seed to
plant next year so as to grow two
melons from one stem.
Dr. R. G. Lee's calendar of the
Baptist church last Sunday contain
ed the following: "Brother Barnes,
pastor at Red Hill, has been so
?rood to us and hat?, rilled so accep
tably the two Sunday night ap
pointments which the pastor had to
miss. We appreciate his splendid
service." Blessings upon him!"
Death of Mr. Whitfield Glauzier.
The death of Mrv Whitfield Glauzier
on August 5 marked the passing of
probably the oldest person in Edgefield
county, he being in his 96th year at the
time of his death. Mr. Glauzier has
been recognized all through the years
as one of the bravest and best soldiers
who donned the Confederate nniform
from Edgefield county. He was a
modest, quite unassuming man who al
ways attended to his own affairs. He
was highly esteemed and honored by all
who knew him. The major portion
of his long life was spent at or , near
. . .
Elsewhere in this issue will be
found a beautiful tribute to this
good man by Rev. M. M. Brabham
who conducted the funeral at
McKendree Church Friday. Mr.
Glauzier leaves two sons, Pickett
and Levi Glauzier, and two daugh
ters, Mrs. Bettie Brown and Mrs.
W est Kirkland.
Civic League Meeting.
The Civic League will hold their
monthly meeting on Monday at
5 o'clock in . the Library rooms.
All members are urged to be pres
Election Ordered on Bond Issue.
Elsewhere in this issae of The
Advertiser will be found a notice of
the election to be held on Tuesday,
August 31, upon the question of
issuing bonds for road improvement
in Edgefield county, with the report
of the engineer Mr. P. M. Feltham,
attached. This report designates the
roads on which the money will be
expended, if the bonds are voted,
giving the mileage of each: The
total mileage is 139 3-10 miles. A
map or drawing showing the actual
roads which will be improved has
been filed with the Clerk of Court
in compliance with the terms of the
act. The question can now be
passed upon by the people intelli
gently as they know in advance of
the election where the money will
be expended. As the election is to
be held on the same day of the
primary, there should be a fulfex
pression of the people upon this
question- Every voter should cast
his ballot for or against the bond
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
To get the genuine, call for full name. LAXA
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62 Broad Street
Charleston, S. C.
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Begins its session September 28,
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healthy location. Advantages of City
life, wiih large college yard for out
A Well planned course of studies
in a homelike atmosphere.
A business course open to seniors,
and elective courses to juniors and
Two domestic courses, giving prac
tical and theoretic knowledge of
A well equipped library.
For catalog and further informa
tion apply to the College.
tual Insurance Asso
Property Insured $8,875.360
WRITE OR CALL on the unde*
signed for any information you may
desire about our plan of insurance.
We insure your property against
FIRE, WINDSTORM or LIGHT
and do BO cheaper than any Com'
pany in existence.
Remember, we are prepared to
prove to you that ours is the safest
and cheapest plan of insurance
Our Association is now licensed
to write Insurance in tho countiei
of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
mick, Edgefield, . Laurens, Saluda,
Richland, Lexington, Calhoun and
The officers are: Gen. J. Fraser
Lyon, President, Columbia S. C..
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agent, Secty. and
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. 0. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell,-Abbeville, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Greenwood, S. C.
A W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
R. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
J. Fraser Lyon, Columbia, S. C.
W. C. Bates, Bat?sburg, S .C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE,
' GEN. AGT.
Greenwood, S. C.
January 1, 1920.
J. D. HOLSTEIN
Successor to Penn & Holstein
Pure Drugs and h em ic al s
Our prices are reasonable.
Our 75 years of service to the
people insure efficiency and
We Solicit Your o ni?'r ted
t> ?-JJ e^?^o
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Fordson Tractors are Sold Under the Same
Guarantee as Ford Cars
We carry a full line of Tractor Parts and can make any repairs on short notice. When
you purchase a Fordson we guarantee (should you have trouble) that we will have an experi
enced man on the road to you within 30 minutes after we are notified. Service is. our motto,
and is the one and main reason why you should buy a Fordson-a Tractor that you can use
every day in the year. Get your order in NOW for fall delivery.
Price $850, or F. O. B. Dearborn, Mich.
YONCE & MOONEY, Edgefield, S. C.
H. G. EIDSON, Johnson, S. C.
INSIST ON GENUINE FORD PARTS
Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea
This is unquestionably one of the
most successful medicines in use for
bowel complaints. A few doses of it
will cure an ordinary attack of di
arrhoea. It has been used in nine ep
idemics of dysentery with perfect
success. It can always be depended
.upon to give prompt relief in cases
.of colic and cholera morbus. When
reduced with water and sweetened
it is -pleasant to take. Every family
should keep this remedy at hand.
Buy a Fordson . Tractor and bury
the Boll Weevil when you gather
THE FARMERS BANK
OF EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Capital and Surplus Profits
Total Resources Over - -
SAFETY AND SERVICE IS WHAT WE
OFFER TO THE PUBLIC
Open your account with us for the year 1920. Invest yotir
savings in one of our Interest Bearing Certificates of
Lock boxes for rent in which to keep your valuable pa
All business matters referred to us pleasantly and carefully
handled. We Solicit Your Business.
NEVER A FILM LIKE THIS
"BACK TO GOD'S COUNTRY"
Adapted from the story *'Wapi The Walrus" in Good Housekeeping by
JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Thursday, Aug. 19ih
Friday, August 20th