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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, September 8
?OCAL AND PERSONAL
MT. Carrol' Rainsford came over
from Columbia for the weekend.
Mrs. Wilcox and children of
Georgia are visiting Mrs. W. W.
Mr. Stephen Darlington of Phila
delphia is spending this week in Edge
field visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. A. C. Watson and his chil
dren attended service at the Bap
tist church Sunday morning. ?
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Watson have as
their house guests this week, Miss
Elizabeth Rearden of Cleora ?nd Miss
Viola Rauton of Greenwood.
Mrs. Raymond Rogers of Blen
heim is here visiting ber sisters,
Mrs. Kennerly and Mrs. May and
mother, Mrs. Ida Sheppard.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleve
land and the children have been on
a visit to Mrs. Cleveland's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Padgett.
Miss Hortense Padgett has re
turned for her school duties after a
fortnight at Caesar's Head and
other mountain resorts.
M?BS Lillian Smith returns to
morrow to Columbia, where she is
on the faculty of the Logan school,
holding this position for several
The new fall merchandise is arri
ving and soon all merchants will have
everything new on display ready for
the new cotton money.?
Next week there will be an exodus
of our young people, more than a
score turning their faces to the va
rious colleges of this and other states.
The Edgefield Baptist Association
convenes in annual session this morn
ing with the Baptist church at Parks
ville. Edgefield is sending a large
Mr. and Mrs. Barker of Virginia
have come to Edgefield to live and
are occupying rooms with Mrs. A.
A. Woodson. Mr. Robinson is
taking the place of Mr. W. S. Rob
inson lately removed to North Car
Mr. Reeser, of Columbia, came
over with Miss Mary Dorn from
Columbia last week, Miss Mary
having happened to a painful and
almost serious automobile accident,
breaking some of the bones and
dislocating others, in her foot.
Mr. Reeser is the father of Mrs. T.
The manager of the new hotel, Mr.
P. A. Vause, has arrived and has ta
ken charge of the shipment-, of fur
niture, etc., as they arrive. Mrs. Vause
will join her husband in a few days.
The hotel will not be ready to open
.until early in October. The building
.will be commpleted about the time
the water and sewerage for the town
Vote Next Tuesday.
There should be a full vote next
Tuesday. It is true that . people are
more busily engaged than they were
at the time of the first election, but
there are not many persons v. ho can
not lay aside work for a short time,
discharging his duty as a citizen by
casting his ballot for the best men for
the offices to be filled. Vote next
The directors of the hotel company
have placed an order with the Wright
Sash, Door and "Lumber Company of
Johnston for modern shelving and fix
tares for the three stores on the first
floor of the hotel. They are to be
made of poplar and finished in the
"best possible manner. This new John
ston firm has been doing considerable
business in this vicinity. Their prices
are reasonable and their work gives
For Sale-Dodge Touring Car.
Newly painted, in good mechanical
condition. - $ 550. 00. - G. W. M.
Vot early on next Tuesday and at
tend the big land auction sale of the
.old Dr. Prescott plantation. A free
barbecue will be served on the ground
prepared by an artist Ladies are es
pecially invited to attend this sale.
SOUTHEASTERN REALTY CO.
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
to get the genuine, call for full mime, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for signature o?
JB. W. GROVE. Cnrea a Cold in One Day. Stops
conan and headache, and works o if cold. 25c
A Card of Thanks.
It is impossible for us to thank
aU our friends and relatives person
ally for their kindness and sympa
thy during the illness and death of
our dear little Ruby. So we are
taking this means to express our
appreciation, also for the beautiful
The Coriey Family.
Farms at Auction.
i Those who contemplate buying a
farm should bear in mind the auction
sale of the Prescott land next Tues
day, September 14. The large tract of
640 acres has been subdivided into
a number of small tracts, making it
possible for young men just starting
in life to purchase a farm. The prop
erty is owned by Mrs. H. T. Medlock
?and the sale will be conducted by the
Southheastern Realty Company of
jGeenwood. Tell your friends about the
,sale. Such an opportunity to buy de
sirable land may not come again soon.
Notice of Second Primary.
The managers who served in the
first primary election have been ap
pointed and are requested to serve
in the second primary which will
be held Tuesday, September 14,
1920, the polls opening at eight and
closing at four o'clock.
The county candidates who will
I be voted for in the second primary
are W. L. Clark and A. A. Ed
munds, for supervisor, and W. L.
Byrd, J. W. DeVore, J. O. flerin
and T. L. Talbert, for county com
missioners. Vote for two for the
last named office.
Tickets for the second primary
will be mailed to-morrow to the
same peisons ?o whom the tickets
for the first election were mailed.
J. L. MIMS,
Card of Thanks.
To the People of Edgefield Coun
I wish to avail myself of this
means to express to the people of
Edgefield County my appreciation
of the generous support given me
in the recent primary election in
nominating me for the office of
Solicitor of the 11th Judicial Cir
cuit. I fully appreciate the respon
sibilities attached Ito the office of
Solicitor aud hone that I may
prove myself worthy of the confi
dence the people have placed in
I shall strive to perform the du
ties of the office with justice and
impartiality to all.' I only ask that
the people shall support me as gen^
erously in the enforcement of the
laws of the State as they have at
the polls and if this is done I think
no one will have cause to regret my
elevation to the important oftice-of
T. C. CALLISON.
Card of Thanks.
Editor Edgefield Advertiser:
Permit me through your columns
to express my gratitude to the peo
ple of our county for the splendid
vote they gave me at toe late pri
mary election. Such a manifesta
tion of confidence and esteem im
poses upon me an obligation which
can only be discharged by the most
diligent and devoted service.
I hereby assure my friends and
all of my fellow-citizens, that I will
endeavor so to conduct myself, and
so to discharge the duties that in;iy
devolve upon me, as to manifest
my worthiness of the trust that has
been committed to the keeping of
the Senator and members of the
House of Representatives from, this
county to the General Assembly of
James O. Sheppard.
Reward offered for one white
castrated pointer, named "Tan
Dr. B. F. Jones.
Foundry, Machine, Boiler
Works and Mill Supply
Cotton Oil, Gin, Saw, Grist, Cane,
Shingle Mill, Machinery Supplies and
Repairs, Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers,
Grate Bars, Pumps, Pipe, Valves and
Fittings, Injectors, Belting, Packing
Hose, etc Cast every day.
GASOLINE AND ' KEROSENE
Pumping, Wood Sawicg and Feed
On Monday morning the Graded
and High School opened under fa
vorable conditions, a good day for
the hundreds of children to assem
ble. The patrons had been invited
and quite a large number respond
ed, showing the growing interest,
in the welfare of the educational in
terests of our town and commu
Addresses were madeby Mr. W.
W. Fuller, Mr. W. C. Lynch
Chairman Board of Trustees, Rev.
G. W. M. Taylor, Mr. Ni G. Evans,
Francis Simkins and Parkinson
State High School Inspector.*
The total enrollment was two
hundred and forty, fifty in the
three High School Grades and one
hundred and ninety in the Graded
School. The High School faculty
is Prof. Charles Brooks, Miss Snow
Jeffries and Miss Pearl Wardlaw
of Due West. Miss Jeffries teaches
the classes in French, history, com
mercial geography and some Eng
glish classes. Miss Wardlaw teaches
mathematics in all its branches to
all the ' High School grades and
the Vtb grade. Professor Brooks
teaches the Latin classes. All grades
are full and overflowing, the state
compulsory education law has al
ready begun to show splendid ef
fects, but our school equipment ie
The Graded School teaches are:
First grade, Miss Catherine Earle.
Second grade, Miss Ruth DeLoach.
Third grade. Miss Gladys Rives.
Fourth grade, Miss Mamie Dunc
vant. Fith grade, Miss Catherine
Mims. Sixth gade, Miss Hortense
Padgett. Seventh grade, Miss June
On August 21, Mr. James Fullei
Griffis, a succesful young farmer ol
the Berea-Gilgal section went up in
to the Piedmont section of the State
and brought back with him a beau
tiful bride. He and Miss Amanda Grif
fin were married at Pacolet by Rev,
R. L. Keaton. The Advertiser joins
their friend? in extending good wish
Death of Little Ruby Corley.
God needed one more to join his
Angel band, so on Monday August the
30, he took little Ruby, the five yeai
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernesi
It is sad Oh! so sad to think that
little Ruby is gone, but she heard a
voice that we could not hear and she
saw beconing hands that we could not
God has taken in his arms another
angel to call his own though she lived
five' years to gladden the hearts ol
her mother, father, grandpaents, and
all who knew her.
There is a vacancy that never more
can be filled with gay laughter and
patter of each little footstep that fill.
superior in ma
Have just rec
good old Sout:
You are invited t<
pleased for you to
You will fi
Miss Pet Graddicl
this season, will t
In Tricotine, Ser,
New goods arriv
DST Our stor<
September 13 an
ed the hearts of friends and relatives.
We all suffer the loss of her on earth,
but in our heats and minds she is still
Little Ruby suffered five long
months never getting the least impa
tient; while in the hospital she .was
a pet among the doctors and nurses.
With her cheerful little smile she un
derwent a serious operation, that on
ly relieved her for a short while.
:eived a shipment of
hern standard 60-i
ew Fall Hats i
D inspect these beautiful new
come whether you intend to
nd the prices unusual!
such a high grade of 1
k, who is in charge of our Mi
ake pains in showing you all
Also Showing S<
ges and Silks. Also COAT S
3 will be closed on Monds
d 14, on acconnt of holiday.
-I^MBSH lill ll -
She was especially fond of her lit
tle play mates, always happy when
she . could run jump and play as they
did. They all missed her sweet presen
ce after she was taken ill and tried
to brighten her little life by bringing
beautiful flowers to her bedside.
Four little friends acted as pall
bearers - Eugene Rearden, Jessie
Griffis, Frank Watson, and Robert
hats. We will be
purchase or not.
of the new styles.
1U?TS and COATS.
iy and Tuesday,
Our manner of living makes us
I very susceptible to colds and a suc
cession of colds causes chronic ca
tarrh a loathsome disease which it is
estimated that ninety-five per cent
of our adult population are afflicted.
I If you would avoid chronic catarrh
you must avoid colds or having con
I tracted a cold getrid of it as quickly
as possible. Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy is highly recommended as a
cure for colds and can be depended