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J. L, MIMS,_.Editor.
Published every Wednesday in
The Advertiser Building at $2.00
per year in advance. v
Entered as second class matter at
the postoffice at Edgefield, S. C.
No communications will be pub
lished unless accompanied by the
'Cards of Thanks, Obituaries, Res
olutions and Political Notices pub
lished at advertising rates.
Wednesday, October 13.
The State of South Carolina
1. Whereas, a petition has here
tofore been duly'filed with the Gov
ernor of this State as provided by
law and signed by at least one-third
.of the qualified electors in thc area
proposed' to be cut of4 Ifrom Edge
field County and annexed to McCor
mick, which is described in said pe
tition as follows:
DESCRIPTION OF TERRITORY
2. Begin at a cotton-wood tree
.on the west bank of Stevens Creek;
^thence the Edgefield and "McCormick
."County line to the South Carolina
^ind Georgia States line in the Savan
nah River; thence the South Carolina
and Georgia State line in the Savan
nah River to old Parry's Ferry;
thence a straight line North 24 de
grees East to a stake X3N on the
"west bank of Stevens Creek; thence
"up the west bank of Stevens Creek
to the beginning point.
3. Whereas, the report of the
Commissioners appointed as required
by law to ascertain whetheY or not
.the requirements of the Constitution
and Statutes governing and regulat
ing such matters have been and are
?complied with has been made and
filed with the Governor and shows
that all of such .requirements are
complied with, which report, conclu
sions and findings are fully concurr
ed iin .and confirmed ;
4. Whereas, under the laws of
this 'State the petitioners, having ful
ly complied therewith, arc now en
titled to have an election ordered and
held within this area upon the ques
tion of cuting off the proposed area
and annexing the same to McCormick
5. NOW, THEREFORE, I ROB
ERT A. COOPER, GOVERNOR OF
THE STATE OF SOUTH CARO
LIN, by virtue of the power confer
red upon me by the Constitution and
laws of this State do order an elec
tion to be held on the 9th day of No
vember, 1920, within the said area; ?
and, since there is no regular voting
place located therein, the residence
.of Daniel McKie is accordingly de- ,
signated as the voting place for this
6. The Commissioners of State ?
and County elections for Edgefield
County are directed to make all nee- .
essary arrangements for the holding
?of said election, including the ap- i
pointment of managers to conduct' ,
the same, the publication of this proc ,
lamation in one of the newspapers
published in Edgefield County for
three successive weeks, the canvass- i
ing of the returns, the declaration ,
of the resujt and the certification of
the same to th? proper officers as re
quired by law. The form of the bal- '
lot shall be as follows: )
Form of Ballot 1
' 'Special election upon the question
of cutting off a part of Edgefield
County and annexing the same to Mc '
/Shall the area be cut off?
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I, Rob
ert A. Cooper, Governor of the
State of South Carolina, have here
zinto set xny hand and caused the
great seal of the State of South Car
olina to be hereunto affixed this the
11th day of October, 1920, and in
the One Hundred and Forty-fifth
year of the sovereignty and indepen
dence of the United States of Ameri
dea. Done in the Executive Chamber
at the Capitol of the State of South
Carolina, Columbia, S. C.
By the Governor :
U .. R. A. COOPER,
- W. BANKS DOVE,
Secretary of State.
CRIMSON CLOVER, clean at 12 !
cents pound, burr clover 12 cents r
?pound, hairy vetch, 28 cents pound;
alfalfa, 38-cents pound; rape, 15
cents pound; home grown appler oats
y$1.55 bushel; native rye, $3.00 bush
e?l; barley, $3.30 bushel; blue stem
wheat, $3.20 bushel; white, yellow,
and Bermuda onion sets.. $3.00 bush
el. We pay ?freight.
.PARIS SEED CO.,
?.. Greenwood, S. C.
WANTED:- Men or women to
take orders among friends and neigh
bors for the genuine guaranteed ho
siery, full line for men, women and
.children. Eliminates darning. We
pay 75 cents an hour spare time or
$36.00 a week for full time. Expe
rience unnecessary. Write
International Stocking Mills,
Miss Helen Tillman Honor
Guest at Miss Miriam Norris'
The reception of Friday afternoon,
October the 8th, given by Miss Mir
iam Norris was the first of a number
1 of affairs to be given in honor of
Miss Helen Tillman, whose marriage
to Mr. Preston Whight of Cincinnati
is to be a brilliant event of November
Mrs. Hugh Mitchell and Miss Gen
evieve Norris received at the door.
Little Marjorie Mitchell and Emily
Dunovant pinned dainty cards on
the guests, which sounded the key
note of the color scheme, the rich
yellow of autumn forest and field.
Miss Marjorie Tompkins and Miss
Elizabeth Rainsford were at the re
ception door, conducting the guests
to the receiving line.
Receiving with the hostess and
honoree were Mrs. Mamie N. Till
man, Mrs. Lovick Smith, Miss Rose
la Parker and Miss Gladys Padgett,
their lovely light evening gowns con
trasting with the rich gold of the
golden rod, used so profusely in the
Miss June Rainsford and Miss
Snow Jeffries invited the guests into
the dining room where Mrs. R. G.
Lee and Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Jr.,
A dainty lace cover was on the tea
table and yellow ribbon in which
sprays of the golden rod were caught
were suspended from the chandelier.
Misses Isabel Byrd and Helen Nich
olson served block cream with rich
black fruit cake, followed by cof
fee, with whipped cream. Little Per
rin Mims handed silver dishes of
mints, finishing the elegant course.
In the living room, Miss Ruth De
Loach and Miss Katherine Mims pre
sided over the bride's book, in which
each guest registered.
Miss Norris was a charming hos
tess, her artistic touch, an inheri
tance from her mother's gifted fam
ily, showing in many pretty details. \
Third Division Woman's Mis
The Third Division W. M. U. held
a very profitable day at Plum Branch
on Saturday, October, 9, when Mrs.
J. M. Bussey, their efficient and ear
nest President had charge. The meet
ing began promptly and the children
from several Sunbeam bands gave"
selections. Mrs. Ralph Winn presi
dent of the soci?ty gave a very cor
dial address of welcome, and Rev.
M. Kugley, pastor of the church
made a talk full of practical and sug
The dinner was served on the
Methodist church grounds, as tables
had been constructed for the Dis
trict conference which was to be held
the following day.
If the Methodists and Baptists of
Plum Branch are as near in heart as
they are in 'the proximity of their
:hurch buildings, they are very close
After a delightful lunch and wo
men are getting to be better cooks
;very day, the meeting was resumed
it the Baptist church. Mrs. J. L.
Mims and Misses Grace and Emmie
Lanham of Edgefield attended. Mrs.
Minis tolking on the "Outlook for the
We have Beaver Board, Bea'
Blinds, Ceiling, Siding, Flooring,
kinds of high-class mill work. E
Jufet received large shipment
Car load of Beaver Board just
Yours for Pro
Wright Sash Doc
Take no chances. Keep this standard
Breaks up a cold in
Grippe in 3 days-Ex
Quinine in this form does not affec
Laxative-No Opiate in Hill's.
First Division Meeting at
On Saturday, October 23 begin
ning at 10:30 o'clock there will be a
meeting of the mission societies in
the churches of the third divison,
which are Berea, Bethany, Bold
Spring, Edgefield, Gilgal, Stevens
Creek and Mountain Creek.
Welcome by member of Gilgal so
Response, Mrs. D. B. Hollings
Mrs. W. B. Cgoburn, president of
the division* will be in charge and
every grade of society isy expected to
The following program will be car
Devotions-Mrs. Fannie Griffis of
Berea society. ,
Roll Call, each woman's society
responding* with a verbal report .or
Recommendations, Mrs. J. L. Mims
Rev. and Mrs. Maxcy White who
are at home on furlough from Brazil
have been invited to be present and
will speak on the morning program.
Devotions-Mrs. J. A. Hunnicutt
of Bold Springs society.
Exercise of Sunbeams from each
society in the dvision, led by Mrs.
Mamie N. Tillman who will also talk
on the place a Sunbeam society may
fill in any community.
Address on "The Place a Woman's
Mission Society Should Fill in a
Community"-Dr. R. G. Lee.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to express our heartfelt
thanks and appreciation to our
friends for their many prayers and
for the many kind words and thought
ful deeds extended towards us dur
ing our recent prolonged illness.
These will ever be cherished in our
memories and should the opportunity
afford we would gladly reciprocate, j
Mr. and' Mrs. C. W. WATSON.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to extend our sincere
thanks to Mr. J. A. Townsend and
the Southern Railroad officials for
their .extreme thoughtfulness and
kindness to us in providing a special
train from Edgefield to Trenton J
when we carried our darling Vivian
Everett to Spartanburg to be buried.
We are also deeply grateful to the
physicians who attended her for their
faithfulness and to the numerous |
neighbors nad friends for their many j
kind acts and deep sympathy extend-'
ed during our very trying experi
ence. We shal^ always prize these
friends and hold them in grateful re
membrance. We are also deeply
grateful to persons near and far
who have written us such sympathet
ic and comforting letters.
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. HIGHTOWER.
Got Her Good Health Out of a
Mrs. Edward Raifsnider, Wabash,
Ind., says that she owes her good
health to Chamberlain's Tablets. She
suffered from distress after eating
and constipation and was completely
cured by the use of these tabelts.
Just received a nice assortment of
Thermos Bottles and Lunch Kits.
QUARLES & TIMMERMAN.
per Board Strips, Sash, Doors,
, Mantels, Store Fixtures and all
?esi?m^ngr and estimates carefully
of Red Cedar Shingles, 100 per
received at a reasonable price,
ir & Lumber Co.
fi, s. c.
\\r La Grippe
1 remedy handy for the first sneeze.
24 hours - Relieves
cellent for Headache
t the head-Cascara is best Tonic
ST S SELL IT
Let Us Show You
m Our Splendid Assortment of Cut Class
I and China Ware
We have the china ware in chocolate and tea sets. Also a
few small seperate pieces. You will have no trouble in select
ing that wedding gift when you see our display of these articles.
Be sure and see our splendid showing of Fancy
Work for the showers
, Bulbs for Fall Planting
We have on hand a limited supply of these blubs in Hyacinths,
Narcissus and Jonquils in single and double, and all colors.
Bring Your Shoes to Us
When you want them cleaned or shined. We will clean and renew the
color for you. Can turn them to a pretty bronze, making the old
shoe look like new, and if they are in need of repairs we
can have them fixed for you on short notice.
Try Us for Service. A Trial is All We Ask
The Corner Store
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We are receiving daily the largest stock of merchandise that we have ever
carried. We have just returned from the market, and we got the advantage
of the recent declines in prices. We are going to give our customers the bene
fit of this.
We Can Save You Money on the Things
You Need Right Now
Customers of this store do not have to wait till the season gets old to get
goods priced ab a proper figure.
COME IN AND LOOK AT THE BIG NEW LINES
Both the merchandise and the prices will interest you. This is not a sale. It's
merely calling your attention to a very important part In the every-day activi
ties of our store
The Store That Saves You Money When It
Means the Most
Good grade Indigo Blue Ginghams_19c
Dress Ginghams worth 35c to 39c reduced to1_' 29c
36 inch Sea Island*_19c
36 inch Percales, light and dark_29c
Heavy Cheviots and Riverside Plaids_29c
Pepperell 10-4 Sheeting_74c
Pepperell 9-4 Sheeting_68c
Men's Blue Cheviot Shirts_$1.19
One lot men's corded madras shirts worth $3_$1.98
Men's best grade Overalls_$2.69
Men's Star Brand "Stronger than the Law" work
shoes .reduced to_$5.75
COME LET US SHOW YOU
Quartes & Timmerman
"SAME GOODS FOR LESS MONEY"
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