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Wednesday, January 5.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Ruth DeLoach visited in
Laurens during the holidays.
Messrs, Oliver and Manly Dobson
visited their mother at Christmas..
Dr. J. G. Edwards has gone to Ab
beville to visit his mother.
Hear Dr. Sam Small in the Baptist,
church Friday night.
Mr. George Warren Fitzmaurice,
of Columbia was the guest Pf Br. J.
S. Byrd during the holidays. "
' Miss Thelma Roney of Augusta has
been visiting Miss Nellie Bryan jp
jSuncombe. -ryr\* r: *~ -
Mrs. John K. Aull and little Julia
were the guests of relatives here du
Mrs. R. G. Lee and Beulah have re
' turned from a visit to her mother in
.Mr. and Mrs. Howell of Columbia
- -were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Strom Christmas week.
Miss Nellie Bryan spent several
days last week in Augusta with
' Mr. B. T. Rainsford of Greenwood
spent a portion of last week -in Edge
field with relatives.
/? Miss Aimee Sloan of Piedmont
- was a guest of Miss Gladys Padgett
during the Yuletide.
Mr. James Coth'ran of Abbeville,
visited his aunts, Mrs. Susan B. Hill
and Mrs. W. C. Tompkins last week.
Hear the celebrated Dr. Sam Small
lecture in the Baptist church Friday
night of this week at 7:30 o'clock.
Miss Elizabeth Lott entertained
seven of her girl friends at a spend
the-night party last Tuesday night.
Miss Bettie Bryan of Greenville
was the guest of Miss Katherine
Mims during the holidays.
' Miss Fannie Wright Hill of Au
gusta spent last week-end in Edge
field with relatives and friends.
Dr. and Mrs. Pendleton Jones and
children were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Lott during the holidays.
Mr. T. 0. Bryan who has been in
the hospital in Augusta for sometime
lias been visiting his mother, Mrs.
Dr. and Mrs. Lee spent a portion
of the holiday season with Dr. Lee's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Lee, in
Mr. Harley of Beaufort and Mr.
Hartzog of Barnwell, have been
guests of their relative, Maj. Willis
Misses Sophie and Marie Abney
have gone to Savannah to spend a
month with Mrs. A. J. Ives and Mrs.
Misses Elizabeth and June Rains
ford entertained at a delightful lun
cheon for twelve young-ladies on
New Year's day.
Rev. P. P. Blalock will preach in
the Presbyterian church of Johnston
next Sunday morning at 11:15
' Mr. and Mrs. W .S. G. Heath have
returned from a visit of ten days to
Col. and Mrs. O. F. Cheatham of
Little Gadsden Morrall and Ella
Morrall of Trenton are spending
'some time with their aunts, Mrs. W.
E. Lott and Mrs. J. G. Edwards.
Misses Marie and Mattie Sue Hol
sten are visiting their, aunts, Mrs.
Williams and Mrs. Bailey in the Red
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Graydon and
little son, Miss Jeanie Simpkins, from
McCormick and Mr. Francis Simkins,
professor at the Citadel, were all un
der the home roof for Christmas.
We direct attention to the quarter
ly statements of the Bank of Tren
ton, the Peoples Bank and the Far
mers Bank in this issue.
Manager Vause's fame for serving
good meals has gone abroad and al
ready the number of persons who are
taking their meals regularly at the
Harrison Parks made a harried
visit from Columbia daring the
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Barling of
Plum Branch were among the holi
day visitors in Edgefield.
Mr. Walter L. Holston came home
from Hartsville to spend a portion of
the holiday season with his children.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Miller of Au
gusta visited Mrs. Miller's mother,
Mrs. Ida Sheppard, last week.
Mr. Hal H. Green of Montgomery,
Ala., spent a portion of the holiday
season in Edgefield and Trenton with
Mr. Horace Cogburn soent a por
tion of tbe holiday season here with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Mr. Arnold us Lewis came over
from Atlanta and remained during
the Yuletide with Mr, and Mrs.
E. H. Folk.
Mr. Morris Deal has joined the
navy, and is now at the Great Lakes
Naval Training Station in Illinois,
Mrs. Tillman entertained Signora
Carolina de Fabritiis and Mr. Robert
Irvin during their stay in Edgefield
on New Year's day.
?Mr. Egbert Morgan came home
from Atlanta for the Christmas sea
son. He will become a full pledged
graduate early in the spring.
Mr. B. L. Holston announces this,
week that he has just received a fresh
shipment of Tennessee mules that are
much cheaper than a year ago.
Miss Mary Locke Barron of Union
and Mr. Tonqnin LaGrone of Green
ville were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
James O. Sheppard last week.
Mr. DeLoach Warren has given
up his position with W. W. Adams
& Company to accept a position
with Mr. L. T. May as salesman.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gary, a
bride and groom of Charlotte, are
here visiting their cousins, Miss
Mary Evans and Capt. and Mrs.
N. G. Evans.
Mrs. Thomas Bennett of Charles
ton is here visiting her sister, Mrs.
Hume and mother, Mrs. Maria Era
ser. Miss Janie Fraser spent a part
of the holiday season here also.
Mr. J. W. Thompson of Southport,
N>(|C., was a recent visitor at "Hill
Crest," carrying his children, who
are spending the winter here, home
for a month's visit.
Mrs. Hal Beman was among the
visitors in Edgefield last week. She
came up from Augusta and spent
several days with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Key.
Mrs. T. L. Nicholson returned to
her home in Chicago early last week,
being accompanied by her mother,
Mrs. B. B. Jones, who will spend
several weeks in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleveland
of Marietta have been spending the
holiday season here with Mrs. Cleve
land's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Mr. C. C. Fuller and Miss Irene
Fuller of Longmire, Mr. and Mrs.
Earle Fuller and Mr. and Mrs. Rob
ertson of Augusta and Mr. and Mrs.
Cooper of Augusta visited Mrs. W.
A. Byrd this week. '
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Watson had
as their house guests for Christmas
Rev. A. P. Sexton and family of
Royston, Ga., and Mr. T>. L. Aaron,
of Holmes Bible Institut ^f Green
ville, S. C.'
Mrs. J. S. Byrd and children spent
the Christmas v?cation with Mr. and
Mrs. John Fitzmaurice in Columbia,
enjoying a reunion of the large,
happy family. Dr. Byrd was there for
Miss Genevieve Fitzmaurice and
Mr", v Bernard Fitzmaurice of Colum
bia are guests of Dr. and Mrs. J. S.
Byrd in Buncombe. Miss Catherine
Fitzmaurice is expected to join them
here on Friday.
All our young people have return
ed to their respective schools^ either
as teachers or students, and our town
has put on a sombre aspect. But they
will come again with the swallows
and we shall be made merry again.
Miss Lucile Plunkett of Aiken
county has been employed by the
board of trust?es to fill the place on
the high school faculty made vacant
by the resignation of Miss Pearl
Wardlaw. Miss Plunkett is a Win
throp graudate, being in the class
with Miss Mamie Dunovant, and has
taught several years.
Mrs. J. 0. Sheppard, who was most
cordially welcomed here, has gone to
spend a little while with her mother
in Newberry before she joins Mr.
Sheppard for their stay in Columbia
during the legislature.
Mr. C. R. Dobson is here visiting
his mother,' having stopped while en
route from Atlanta where he accom
panied his daughter, Miss Lois Dob
son, back to college after the Christ
Sergeant Albert Smith, of San>'
Francisco, who is a government in
structor at Carlisle, in Bamberg, and
Miss Mary Eula Rowell of Bamberg,
were guests of Miss Grace Dobson
at "Fairview" for New Year's week
Many conflagrations are reported
through the papers. Use every pre
caution to prevent fires during the
next ninety days. It .is during this
season that danger of fire loss is
greatest. *&Wm?i#f::j f^j
Mr. S. W. Nicholson paid a visit
to,friends and relatives here and up
in the country during the holidays,
this being his first visit in several
years. While he likes Columbia, yet
he.will never forget the old red hills
Mrs. L. W. Cheatham and children,
who have been in Balitmore with rel
atives, have returned home. Sympa
thy is being extended Mrs. Cheat
ham on the death of her only broth
er, which occurred recently at his
home in Baltimore.
The Advertiser's New Year gift
was a six-pound sweet potato from
our friend, Mr.. J. W. Cartldege,
which he grew on his farm in the
Cleora section. Such a gift at a time
when our potato "bank" is getting
low is very acceptable.
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Medlock of
Greenwood were in Edgefield Monday
looking after certain business mat
ters incident to closing up the sales
of real estate that were made in the
summer. They are always cordially
welcomed by their Edgefield friends.
Mr. James T. Mims, Jr., journeyed
nearly two thousand miles from the
far away Lone Star state to spend
the holidays in Edgefield, having been
very cordially greeted by his friends
here. He returned to Texas to resume
his duties, being in the employment
of a large oil company. . ?
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The Shriners are contemplating
organizing an Edgefield County
Shriners Club. There are about sixty
Shriners in the county, all of them
sterling,'reperesentative citizens, who
would make an active and useful or
ganization. Capt. L. Y. Moore, Mr.
B. R. Tillman and Dr. A. H. Corley
have been appointed a committee to
plan for the organization of the club.
Mr. Wallace T. Prescott of Scran
ton was in Edgefield on business
Monday and Tuesday .Mr. Prescott
was elected cashier of the Bank of
Scranton some time ago. He stated
to The Advertiser's representative
that the people in his section have
suffered from the financial depres
sion as they have everywhere else,
but he feels that the worst is .past.
The Pelletier Players gave a very
entertaining program in the Opera
House on Monday evening, the best
audience which has attended the
course up to this time being in at
tendance. The program was a play,
"The Newly Weds," written by
Bjornstone, and a travesty on
Shakespeare's Othello .The Lyceum
numbers should be well patronized
as they are all high class and very
Mr. Foy A. Vause, the popular
manager of the Dixie Highway Ho
tel, will, as soon as the condition of
the roads permit, begin the opera
tion of daily transfer service be
tween Edgefield and Greenwood.
His rate will be 85.00 one way or
$10.00 for the round trip. _
Now on Cash Basis.
Messrs. Yonce & Mooney give
expression this week to their ap
preciation for the.generous patron
age of the old year, and announce
that they will be in a better posi
tion to serve their patrons during
1921 because they have placed their
business on a strictly cash basia.
What they buy they pay cash for
and will require the cash for what
they sell. After all this is the most
satisfactory way in which to con
duct a business.
To Preveut Blood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliarle DI?
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING Ol?., a sut
pical dressing that relieves pain and heals af
I tv sic? time. Not a liniment. 25c. 50c. $1.00.
A New Year Announcement
WE wish to thank our friends and the public generally for the
business they gave us during t;he year just closed and
ask for a continuance of this generous patronage during the
As previously announced, we placed our business on a STRICT
LY CASH BASIS January 1st. We will pay cash for every
thing we.buy and will sell for CASH ONLY, which will enable
us to give the public better service in the future than we have
given in the past.
Come in and get your calendar. We have one for you
YONCE & MOONEY
New'Board Takes Charge.
Supervisor Broadwater and the old
board of county commissioners held
their last meeting Tuesday and the
incoming supervisor, Mr. A. A. Ed
munds, and the new commissioners,
MT. J. ,W. DeVore and Mr. T. L. Tal
bert, held a brief business session
but transacted practically no busi
ness. The new board will hold its first
business session Saturday of this
week. Supervisor Edmunds was-host
to the old and new board Tuesday,
serving an oyster-turkey dinner in
their honor at his hotel after the
meeting that day.
Many 'Possums Caught.
The scarcity of hard cash and the
high price of meat is causing Brer'
'Possum and Brer' Rabbit to be
chased unmercifully. According to
information received by The Adver
tiser, Mr. W. L. Dunovant, Sr., who
is something of a hunter himself, be
ing the source, one negro out on Mr.
M. C. Parker's place" has caught 94
'possums and another out in the
"Promised Land" has caught between
75 and 100 of these grizzly marsu
pials since the season -opened. Won
der who can furnish us with some
Brer' Rabbit figures?
Christmas Trees at the Various
I Among the characteristic occa
sions during the Christmas season,
were the trees which gave pleasure
to the youth of the various churches
and Sunday schools.
rAt the Presbyterian church on
Wednesday a' ,r Christmas a tree
had been prepared to which each
child of the church had been privi
leged to invite a friend. A song ser
vie^ was enjoyed by all and little
Eniily Dunovant gave an appropriate
recitation "On Tiptoe." Santa Claus
was present or had his representative
present in the person of Mr. P. P.
Blalock, Jr., who saw that every
child had a gift from the 'beautiful
The occasion was used to make the
y---?n of the church more apprecia
tive of the "Giver of all Gifts."
On Tuesday afternoon succeeding
Christmas day the children of the
Methodist church were made happy
by a beautiful tree and a real visit
from Santa Claus who came down
a real chimney that the children nev
er knew before was ) in the. church.
They all said that Mr. Alford made
a wonderful Santa Claus.
The program consisted of a Christ
mas carol sung by Miss Elizabeth
Rainsford and a duet by Misses
Rainsford and Sadie Mims.
.Helen Dunovant gave a recitation,
"If You're Good." Little Lovic Smith
in his characteristic manner also re
cited. A Christmas song was given
by Janie Edwards, George William
Taylor, Marjorie Prescott and Helen
On Wednesday before Christmas
a very charming program Was carried
out by the .smaller children of the
Baptist Sunday school in song and
Mr. M. B. Tucker took the impor
tant part of Santa Claus, and Dr.
Lee presided over the program. Many
helpers- were necessary to dismantle
the lovely tree and distribute the
gifts and fruit.
Among the interesting features ofv
the program was the presentation of
a gift by the church to Mr. George
F. Mims, retiring financial secretary
as an appreciation of his faithful
service. This gift was a handsome
Mr. Orlando Sheppard who has
been the treasurer of the church for
many years, was called to the front
and asked to close his eyes for a mo
ment. This he did and a handsome1
overcoat was thrown around his
?shoulders, a gift from the church.
Among the remembrances at
Christmas or just before were the
sending of two well filled boxes of
clothing, one to the Polish Relief by
the Methodist Woman's Mission so
ciety and one to the suffering Bap
tists of Europe by the Baptist Mis
I sion society. These boxes were valued
at $200.00 each.
Cupid consummated some of his
plans Christmas that had been
pending for some time, somo of
marriages being in the nature of. a
Miss Gladys Morgan was mar
ried Saturday, December 25, to Mr.
F. W. Dickey of Pleasantville,
N, Y., at the home of her aunt, Mrs,
F. A. Gray, in Swainboro, Ga.
Mr. T. P. Morgan and Mr. Bowles
Morgan, father and brother of the
bride, attended their marriage,
ooon after the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs. Dickey left for his home in
Pleasantville. Mr. Dickey is an
electrical engineer and resided for
several years in Beaufort, where be
met-Miss Gladys at the home of her
brother, Mr. Hugh Morgan.
Sunday, December 26, Miss Ida
Lou Morgan, the second daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Morgan, and
Mr. James McFea of Winnsboro
were married in Columbia and left
soon after on their wedding jour
ney. Miss Ida Lou bas been teach
ing for three years in Aiken county
' where she made a splendid record,
and her services were greatly ap
preciated. Tbe groom is a promi
nent young business man of Winns
boro, a son pf the sheriff of Fair
field county. 1 jey will make their
home in Winnsboro.
Sunday afternoon, January 2,
Mi?s Ruth Smitb and Mr. Warren
lleel were ' married at the Baptist
parsonage by Dr. R. G. Lee, and
they motored at once to Augusta.
From there they went to Green
wood and to Chappell's to visit Mr.
Reel's sister, Mrs. J. J. Boazman.
The bride is the eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. K. Smith, and
bas a large circle of friends who
wish her many years of marital
bliss. The groom is & prosperous
young Ed gefiel d merchant, being a
member of the firm of Beel Bros.
During the world War he volan~
teered for service in the navy. and
made a fine .record.
I hereby give notice that I will1
have two more gin days for this sea
son, January 6 and January 13.
Get you cotton ginned one of these
R. T. Hill.
SUMMONS FOR RELIEF
State of South Carolina,
? County of Edgefield,
Court of Common Pleas.
The Farmers Bank of Edgefield, S.
C., Plaintiff, Against Chamberlain
Martin and The Peoples Bank of
Edgefield, S. C., Defendants.
To the Defendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the Complaint in
this action, of which a copy is here
with served upon you and to serve a
copy of your answer to the said
Complaint on the Subscriber at his
office at Edgefield Court House,
South Carolina, within Twenty days
after the service hereof, exclusive of
the day of such service; and if you
fail to answer the Cpmplaint within
the time aforesaid, the Plaintiff in
this action will apply to the Court for
the relief demanded in the Com
. EDWIN H. FOLK,"
Plaintiff's Attorney. ?
Edgefield, E. C.
Dated December 29th A. D. 1920.
W. B. Cogbuhn, (Official Seal)
Clerk C. C. P., E. C., S. C.
To the Defendant Chamberlain Mar
tin above named:
Take notice that the Complaint in
this action, together with the Sum
mons of which the foregoing is a
copy, was filed in the office of the
Clerk of Court of Common Pleas at
Edgefield, in the County of Edgefield,
State of South Carolina, on the 29th
day of December, A. D. 1920.
EDWIN H. FOLK,
W. B. Cogbuhn, (Official St !)
. Clerk C. C. P., E. C., S. C.