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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 9.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Lucy Plunkett ?spent the week
end in Augusta.
Mr. M. H. Deal went to Charleston
on business Monday.
Mrs. L. A. Peatross and MasteJ fckl
win were guests in Trenton Wednes
Mrs. Mary Wall of Augusta is here
' visiting lier cousin, Mrs. P. P. Bla
Mies Gladys Padgett will leave to
morrow for Pendleton to visit Miss
Miss Addie Thompson is spending this
week in Edgefield with Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Mamie Gardner of Thomson,
Ga., is here visiting her niece, Mrs.
M. B. Tucker.
District Attorney J. Wm. Thurmond
is in Rock Hill this week attending the
United States court.
Mr. J. R. Scurry announces this
week that he is a candidate for cotton
weigher at Edgefield.
The many friends of Dr. Preston
DeVore are grieved to know that he
has sustained a broken limb.
Mrs. Hettie Sheppard Brown is
here from Greenville visiting her
mother, Mrs. Ida F. Sheppard.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Kennerly went
to Columbia yesterday to attend the
funeral of Mrs. Bethune Glass.
Mrs. Frank Bland of Johnston is
spending this week in Edgefield with
her sister, Mrs. James E. Hart.
Rev. P. P. Blalock will preach in the
Presbyterian church at Johnston next
Sunday morning at 11:15 o'clock.
Miss Marie Lewis of ^Johnston spent
the week-end in Edgefield as the guest
of her cousin, Miss Gladys Padgett.
Miss Sophie Dobson has returned
from a most enjoyable stay at Greens
boro with her brother, Mr. Chas. Dob
It is probable that court will continue
three weeks. The petit jury for the
third week will be drawn Friday of this
Mr. James A. Dozier is spending
some time in Edgefield with his sisters,
Mrs. H. A. Smith and Miss Charlton
Mr, H. Drucker, one of the leading
merchants of McCormick, spent Thurs
day in Edgefield visiting his sister,
.Mrs. Abrom Daitch.
Mr. A. J. Day, one of Trenton's
leading merchants, is making an es
pecially attractive price on shoes.
Read what he says this week.
The Corner Store is making a spe
cially attractive shoe advertisement
this week. Read of how you can buy
a good pair of shoes for five cents.
Mrs. J. B. M. Potter of Kingston,
Rhode Island, arrived last week from
St. Petersburg, Fla., anp is spending
several weeks with Mrs. M. A. Taylor.
Mrs. W. W. Adams has as her
guests this week Mrs. Paul G. Tomp
kins of Washington, D. C., and Miss
Blanche Crummit of West Virginia.
? Mn 0. 0. Burnett of Leslie, Ga.,
is here visiting his son, Mr. C. T.
Burnett, and has been very cordially
greeted by his old Edgefield friends.
Don't neglect the vegetable garden.
Besides greatly reducing the cost of
living, having vegetables in season sup
plies a well-balanced diet for the fam
Dr. and Mrs. Sam Morrall of Tren
ton worshipped at the Baptist church
here on last Sunday, being the guests
for the day of Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Mr. Milledge Holston has gone to At
lanta where he will spend a month or
more taking a speciai course in me
chanics, giving his time chiefly to bat
Mr. H. B. Williams of Columbia, th?
young man who made so many friends
in Edgefield while here installing the
plumbing in the Dixie Highway Hotel,
is here spending several days.
Mr. J. H. Miller is having his barber
shop to the rear of the Bank of Edge
field remodeled and repainted through
out, and is also installing a modern
. bath, both for hot and cold bathe.
Mr. and Mrs. John Fitzmaurice came
over from Columbia Sunday to visit Dr.
and Mrs. James S. Byrd. Mr. Fitz
maurice returned to Columbia Sunday
night, but Mrs. Fitzmaurice and Miss
Catherine will remain throughout this
The Advertiser's readers eargerly
devour the overseas letters of Mrs.
Ennett that we publish every week.
A number of persons have told us
that they read . and greatly enjoy
these very interesting letters.
Miss Arual Lebby of Sumter and
Mrs. xN. G. Cooner of Columbia were
guests of Mrs. Mamie Norris Tillman
this week, having been specially invi
ted to sing for the Philharmonic club
as South Carolina artists of great
Mr. J. W. Holt, the Ford( manager
for the States of Virginia, North and
South Carolina, with headquarters at
Charlotte, visited Messrs. Yonce &
Mooney Thursday. He expressed him
self as being greatly pleased with his
agancy at Edgefield.
We direct the attention of our
readers to the following new adver
tisement this week: Corner Store,
Rubenstein, The Bank of Trenton,
Edgefield Theatre, A. H. DeVaugn &
Co., Yonce & Mooney and H. G. Eid
If you have anything to sell, let
the public know "it through the col
umns of The Advertiser. Mr. J. W.
Quarles sold all of his corn through
one insertion pf a "For Sale" adver
tisement. Try these little advertise
ments for results.
A meeting of the stockholders of the
Dixie Highway Hotel Company was
held in the courthouse Friday afternoon
to discuss the matter of issuing bonds
to the amount of $50,000 with which to
retire the indebtedness of the com
pany. A resolutions was adopted au
thorizing the issuing of bonds in the
sum of $50,000.
The following invitation was re
ceived by both the Civic League and
Music Club and promises to be ?'de
lightful affair. Edgefield will be large
The Apollo Music Club and the
New Century Club invite the Edge
field Civic League to a Reciprocity
Meeting Tuesday, March 15, at 3:30
in the High School Auditorium, John
ston, South Carolina. Reception later
at Mrs. J. W. Cox's.
Velvet Beans and Shingles.
I represent Mr. H. M. Franklin,
pr?sident of the Farmers and Mer
chants Bank of Tennille, Ga., and
will ^e in Edgefield the remainder of
this week and all next week taking
orders for velvet beans. I carry the
Ninety-Day Runner, Speckle Bunch
and Ose?la Beans.
I will also sell shingles, all heart
Cypress, prime Cypress, all heart pine
and No. 2 pine in car lots. Also corn
in car lots or less.
A. W. BURSON.
At Home After Absence of
Mr. R. S. Kemp arrived in Edgefield
Friday night to spend several months
here with his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth j
Kemp, sister, Mrs. C. M. Thomas, and
brothers, J. W. and A. L. Kemp. This
is his first home-coming for twenty
years. During the past six years Mr.
Kemp has been residing m Colorado,
making Denver headquarters. He held
the position of foieman of construction
on one of the large Western railway
systems. Mr. Kemp finds quite a dif
ference in the climate here to the cen
tral West When he left Denver ten
days ago he left 30 inches of snow
which had been on the ground for the
past four months. It is needless to say
that he is enjoying his vacation here in
the Sunny South.
Nominations for Palmafesta.
The following young ladies have
been nominated in the Palmafesta
Miss Ruth DeLoach __ __ __ 100
Miss Elizabeth Smith_ 100
Miss Sophie Mims_ __ 100
Miss Katherine Mims_ 100
Miss Gladys Rives_ 100
Miss Annie Wilson __ __ __ 100
Miss Katherine Earle_ 100
Miss Gladys Padgett __ __ __ 100
Miss Pearle Padgett __ __ __ 100
Miss Charlotte trother __ 1_ 100
Miss Miriam Norris_ __ 100
Miss R?sela Parker_ 100
Miss Virginia Addison ___ 100
Miss Mamie Dunovant __ __ 100
Miss Rufh Tompkins __ __ __ 100
Miss Ruth Lyon_ 100
Miss June Rainsford_ 100
Miss Mary Plunkett_ 100
Miss Bertie McClendon __ __ 100
When You Feel Rheumatic.
For the aches and pains of rheu
matism Chamberlain's Liniment is
excellent. Massage the parts thor
oughly twice a day with this liniment
and you will be surprised at the relief
which it affords.
To Prevei.t Blood Poisoning
ipply at once the wonderful old reliarle DI.
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL, a sui
?ical dressing that relieves pain and heals al
V sva* time. Not a liniment. 25c. 50c. J1.0G.
Meeting of County Equaliza
Pursuant to the call of the county
auditor, a meeting of the County
Equalization Board was held Satur
day, every member of the board be
ing present. After a general discus
sion of the tax situation thc following
schedule was decided upon as a ba
sis for the assessment cf personal
property for 1921 : Horses and mules
from $25 to $75; cows from $5 to
$15, hogs from $2 to $5. All auto
mobiles will be assessed at 42 per
cent of their value. Household goods
will be returned for taxationn as here
tofore. The next meeting of the
board will be held on Saturday, March
26. The following, who constitute the
board were present Saturday: J. M
Shaffer, T. B. Culbreath, L. R. Brun
son, C. M. Rauton, P. N.. Lott, J. W.
McCreight, T. L. Miller, H. F. Coop
er, I. A. Webb, Geo. T. Swearingen,
J. B. Tompkins, C. C. Jones, M. B.
Byrd and J. L Mims.
Enthusiastic U. D. C. Meeting.
Mrs. J. H. Nicholson, assisted by
her mother, Mrs. Annie Rives, Miss
Glad^w Rives and Miss Katherine
Earle, entertained the Daughters of
the Confederacy most charmingly on
Tuesday afternoon, the 8th.
After the opening prayer, the pres
ident, Mrs. Jeff Wright, voiced a very
gracious welcome to the guest of hon
or, Mrs. Maryland Randall Wall of
Augusta, daughter of the beloved
Southern poet, James Ryder Ran
dall. Mrs. Wright told of very recent
ly reading the poet's lines entitled
"Ash Wednesday," which stir the
heart with their beautiful trust and
The secretary, Miss Sophia Dobson,
read the minutes of the last meeting
after which there being no business
as pressing as that concerning the
District Conference to be held here,
Friday, 29th of April, the Daughters
discussed plans for making the day
pleasant for our guests and a credit
Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., and Mrs.
P. M. Feltham were appointed chair
men of two arrangement commitf
tees, who are to report at the call
meeting to be held in the Library at
four o'clock on. Monday afternoon of
next week, March 14th.
All daughters are urged to be pres
ent as plans are to be perfected and
it is only through cooperation that
the conference can be the success
4hat the traditions of old Edgefield
Mrs. Woodson presided for a short
historical program, as most of the
time had been given to conference
The first number was a most in
teresting paper on Charleston's Poets
in the Confederacy, prepared by that
brilliant young son of Edgefield,
Francis B. Simkins, who holds the
chair of English at the Citadel, and
read by Mrs. Feltham. This paper was,
written by request, for the Edgefield
chapter, and was greatly enjoyed by
The climax of the afternoon's 1
pleasure came with the song "Mary
land, My Maryland," feelingly ren
dered by the author's daughter, who
bears the name of that beloved na
tive state of Mr. Randall. Mrs. Wood
son, in announcing the number stat
ed that the song was written in a pe
riod of great grief over the death of
a friend. She spoke of the'fact that
Mr. Randall spent his last years in
Augusta, but did not. go into elab
orate details of his life and works,
as he is to be the subject of a later
program on Southern Poets.
Mrs. Mamie Tillman played Mrs.
Wall's accompaniment with the sym
pathetic touch which always distin
guishes her music.
Yellow and white block cream, car
amel cake and white mints were
seiwed, carrying out the colors of the
yellow daffodils and white narcissus
which added such a note of gladsome
spring to the delightful meeting, one
of the largest recently held.
C. H. F..
Candidate for Cotton Weigher.
I desire to announce to the people
who market cotton at Edgefield that I
have decided to become a candidate for
tha position of public cotton weigher
for Edgefield, and will appreciate their
support. If elected I shall do my ut
most to discharge the duties to the sat
isfaction of all parties, both sellers and
buyers. I shall be always on the job
and render faithful service.
FOR SALE-About 2,000 bushels of
Cleveland Big Boll Cotton Seed for
planting at 65 cents per bushel. These
are first-class seed, some that I reserv
ed for my own use, but will sell since
renting my farm for this year. Also a
good family mare for sale. Apply to
M. C. Parker.
To the business ma
sion man; to the truel
an irresistible appeal 1
Ford car; the wonderf
chassis, and the manf
serves satisfactorily a
the demand for Ford
will be pleased to take
get reasonably prompi
the constant service c
News From West Side.
Here comes a letter from Choty
as it has been a long time since we
have seen any news published from
Farmers are getting busy v with
their farms and the roads are improv
Mrs. Eustice Thurmond is real
sick but we hope she will soon be well
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Agner and Wi
ley Agner spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Eddie Agner. Little Myrtis
Agner has chicken pox.
Mrs. Willie Dow, Mrs. H. O. Tim
We are showing
Misses' and Chi
new trimmer, v
is one of the m
had lately, and
Easter is almost
order for your.]
We are also sh
in French Seri
Spring Coats ai
THE UNIVERSAL CAB
n, retail or wholesale; to the m an ufa ci
ring company, the Ford Model T Oi
because it has in its chassis all the r
ul Ford Model T Motor, the depend
ga?ese bronze worm-drive. A stror
nd lasts in service If these staten
Trucks wouldn't be so constantly c
your order for one or more Ford Tra
t delivery, and will give you an aftei
?f the Truck. But don't *Ut too lc
YONCE & MOONEY, Edf
H. G. EIDSON, Johnst
merman, Mrs. Mellie Dow and Mrs.
Sam Agner spent one day last week
with Mrs. John Agner.
Mrs. W. P. Doolittle spent last
week with her sister, Mrs. Willie
What has become of Uncle Iv Mor
gan. Come again, Uncle Iv, we all
Mr. and Mrs. John Agner and John
Jr., spent last Sunday with Mrs. Jim
Modoc, S. C.
itire Stock of Ni
is Already Arri
? an up-to-date line
ldren's Hats. Miss
vho has charge of tl
Lost experienced trir
she will gladly sho
; here and you had bi
new hat before the
owing some new Sp:
ye and Tricotjne. .
tarer; to the commis
?e Ton Truck makes
nerits of the original
lable Vanadium steel
igly built truck that
lents were not true,,
in the increase. We
cks, will see that you
r service that insures
mg. Gret your order
;efield> S. C.
on, S. C.
An Ideal Remedy for Constipation.
It would be hard to find a better
remedy for constipation than Cham
berlain's Tablets. For the best effect
they should be taken immediately af
ter supper. They are easy to take
and mild and gentle in effect.
Lever and Thompson Barred Rocks
best layers and brooders. Coop of
4 hens and 1 cockerel for $5.00.
Mrs. P. N. LOTT.
FOR SALE: Several good milch
cows fresh to pail.
J. W. QUARLES.
of Ladies7 and
Ida Eskew, our
nmers we have
w you through
stter place your
rush comes on.
ring Coat Suits
ALISO some new