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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, March 16.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Ellie Mims is visiting her
S cousin, Mrs. W. H. Dorn.
Dr. R. M. Fuller of McCormick is
attending court here this week.
Miss Willie Gentry of Greenville,
is here visiting her sister, Mrs. R. G.
Mr.. John A Holland of Greenwood
was among the visitors in Edgefield
??J Congressman James F. Byrnes was
in Edgefield shaking hands with his
friends last Friday. .
Dr. George B. Cromer, one of the
leading members of the Newberry
bar, is in^Edgefield this week attend
ing court. ... u
Dr. J. G. Tompkins left Monday
for New York and will be away sev
eral days. . .. .... . .
Mrs. H. J. Munnerlyn of Bennetts
viile is here visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. R. Cantelou.
Mr. Amos Moore came home from
the B. M. I. to spend the week-end
with his parents, Capt. and. Mrs. L.
The Civic League will meet Monday
afternoon at four o'clock in the li
brary and a full attendance is urged
by the president.
Mr. Horace Cogbui'n of Columbia
is spending several days in Edgefield
this week with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rubenstein of
Augusta spent Sunday in Edgefield
with Mrs. Rubenstein's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. H. Prescott.
Judge L. G. Bell of McCormick is
among the visitors in Edgefield today
and is being very cordially greeted
by his old Edgefield friends.
We have lately received a beauti
ful line of spring coat suits in French
serge and tricotine.
Mr. and Mrs. Will L. Bryan and
little son, William David, suent sev
eral days last week with Mrs. Bry
* an's mother in the Elmwood section.
The Misses Ford and Miss Perlew,
of Aiken motored over from Aiken
Sunday afternoon, having tea at Mrs.
Kate DeVore Butler's charming old
home, "Hill Crest."
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. R. Dobson, W.
R. Dobson, Jr., and little Emma mo-1
tored over from their Beech, Island
home to be guests of Mrs. Emma
Dobson and family last Sunday..
Cotton is slowly finding its way to
market. A limited number of bales
are offered for sale on the square
every few days. This plan of slowly
marketing the staple is the best.
Rev. T. P. Burgess of Clinton re
ceived a very affectionate greeting
from the people of Edgefield during
his short visit last week. Mr. Bur
gess was universally beloved in Edge
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Burkhalter
and their little son of North Augusta
spent Sunday in Edgefield as guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Lott. They
worshipped at the Baptist church Sun
Mr. J. B. Kennerly will leave Fri
day for Chicago to visit the head
quarters of the large shoe factory
which he represents and will bring
back with him a full line of fall sam
ples of shoes.
Misses Sophie and Marie Abney
have returned from Savannah where
, they have been spending the winter
with-their niece, Mrs. A. J. Ives. They
have been very cordially welcomed
back home by their friends.
Sunday school will be held at
three o'clock and a conference of the
church will be held immediately af
ter the Sunday school. A full attend
ance of the members of the church
is desired at the conference.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman and Miss
Margaret May will go to Columbia
this morning to attend a conference
of the musical department of the
Federation of Clubs of South Caro
lina. Miss Margaret will participate
in a musical contest that will be con
ducted by the Federation. Only seven
other young musicians in South Caro
lina will enter the contest.
Major R. S. Anderson arrived Fri
lay to spend a short period of rest
it home between the sessions of con
gress. He will return to Washington
?nor about the 10th of April, this
iime being fixed for the calling of an
?xtra session by President Harding.
The attention of our readers is di
rected this week to the following
new advertisements: The Corner
Store, Israel Mukashy, A. J. Day, W.
E. Lynch & Company, Rubenstein,
Accessory Department of the Dixie
Highway Garage and the Palmafesta.
Mr. J. T. Harling came down from
Plum Branch Monday. He stated that
business has been stimulated in Plum
Branch through the sale of cross-ties
for the railroad. The price of ties
has ranged around one dollar each
and they have been hauled a con
siderable distance to Plum Branch.
The out-of-town attendance upon
court during last and this week has
greatly increased the daily registra
tion at the Dixie Highway Hotel,
causing, naturally, Manager Vause
to wear a broad smile. And the best
part of it is everybody who stops at
the new hotel has a word of praise
for it and the management.
Rev. E. G. Ross, pastor of the Bap
tist church at Whitmire, will begin
a series of services in his church next
Sunday, the 20th, to continue through
the 30th. He will be assisted in these
services by Dr. R. G. Lee, late pastor
of the Baptist church at Edgefield,
now pastor of the First Btptist
church in Chester.-Newberry Ob
Mrs. P. M. Feltham has been ap
pointed county chairman for the Wo
man's Auxiliary of the American
Legion Post. No better selection could
have been made for the head of this
organization in Edgefield county.
Mrs. Feltham is a very talented and
capable young woman who always
throws herself unreservedly into what
ever she undertakes, never stopping
short of a full measure of success.
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Lee of Fort
Mill spent Saturday and Sunday in
Edgefield visiting their son, Dr. R. G.
Lee, this being their first visit to
Edgefield since Dr. Lee came arr?ong
us. They attended the morning and
evening services of the church and
were very cordially greeted by a
large number of people, who were
delighted to meet and greet .these
good people because of the love they
bear for Dr. Lee.
Plant Velvet Beans.
The 100 day Runner, Speckle
bunch and Osceola velvet beans. See
A. W. Burson in Edgefield all this
week and next. Headquarters Edge
field Grocery Company.
Sermon Before Baraca Class.
The members of the Baraca class
pf the Baptist church which Dr. Lee
has taught every Sunday morning
since he came to Edgefield have re
quested Dr Lee. to preach a special
sermon for the class before he leaves
and he has consented to preach this
special sermon Sunday night. The
public is also cordially invited to this
service at the Baptist church. Ser
vice Sunday night at 7:45 o'clock.
D. A. R. Meeting.
The March meting of the D. A. R.
will meet on Tuesday afternoon at
4 o'clock with Mrs. F. M. Warren; Jr.
The following is the program:
"The Provincial Congress," Mrs.
J. W. Peak.
?Song, "Carolina," Miss Miriam
Poem, Timrod's "Carolina," Ned
"The Swamp Epicure," Mrs. J. H.
Mr. T. B. Lanham Celebrates
On March 9, Mr. T. B.. Lanham en
joyed a delightful day surrounded by
all those whom he loved best to cele
brate has half century milestone at'
his home in Columbia.
The guests were Mrs. W. H. Dorn
and Horace Jr., and Miss Mary, Mrs.
J. P. Nixon and John Nixon, Jr., from
Edgefield ; Mrs. Ethel Lanham Barnes
and Thomas Lanham Barnes of Ohio;
Miss Ellie Miller Lanham who came
home from Winthrop college to be
present. Mr. Stokes and Mr. and Mrs.
Bostick of Ohio.
Many letters and cards ,of remem
brance came as messengers of good
cheer to Mr. Lanham from Ohio, and
other places where he has labored.
May there be many happy returns
of the day.
FOR SALE: Towers, Tanks, Wind
mills, Motors, Pumps and Jacks. See
C. N. WEATHERS.
Goes to Cleveland.
Miss Elizabeth Woodson who has
been supervising public health nurse
in Augusta for the past year spent
last week in Edgefield visiting her
mother, Mrs. A. A. Woodson. She has
resigned her position ift Augusta to
accept similar /work in t Cleveland,
Ohio. Few, if any nurses are better
equipped for this field of service than
Miss Woodson. Eesides taking the
regular course usually taken by grad
uate nurses and serving more than a
year as a Red .Cross nurse overseas,
she took special training in public
health nursing for a year. The good
wishes of her Edgefield friends ac
company her to her new and larger
field of service.
County Bonds Sold.
The board of county commissioners
opened sealed bids today for bonds
of $100,000 to be issued by Edgefield
county under an act introduced by
Hon. M. P. Wells at the recent ses
sion of the legislature for retiring the
past indebtedness of the county. Sev
en bids were filed and after due con
sideration the board accepted the
bid of Hillsman & Company of At
lanta, which was about 97 or a net
sum of $95,000 for the .county, the
bidders to pay all fees and expense of
issuing the bonds. The money will be
available about the first of April.
This is a splendid sale of the bonds,
considering the present financial sit
uation. County Attorney T. B. Gren
eker managed in a very creditable
manner the sale of the bonds.
Marriage of Miss Beulah Cloer
to Mr. Julian H. Morgan.
The Advertiser has been interest
ed in this marriage for several rea
sons. One especially was that Miss
Cloer has been one of our valued cor
resdondents for some time since the
family of Mr. Cloer of the Meeting
Street section moved into our county
from Lenoir, N. C.
This is an incident like the shoe
maker's family never having shoes,
and the newspaper man's family nev
er getting a write up. A* Miss Cloer
was our correspondent, when her
marriage took place, there was no
one left "to tell the tale," and so we.
had to find it all out by hearsay.
Mr. Morgan is a son of our friend,
Mrs. Julia Morgan, and the marriage
took place at Johnston early in
March, the ceremony being perform
ed by Rev. W. S. Brooke.
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan will make
their home at the Kinnaird place
near Meeting Street.
Mr. M. G. Cloer and family have
removed to their former home in
North Carolina. We are glad to have
Mrs. Morgan remain in Edgefield
permanently as a member of one of
our best and most honored families.
Court of Common Pleas.
The court of Common Pleas con
vened Monday morning with Hon.
Frank B. Gary presiding. . The first
case to be called was a suit by Mr.
and Mrs. Glover Bledsoe for damages
against the Western Union Telegraph
Company for the non-delivery of a
death telegram sent from Saluda. A
verdict of $1,000 was rendered in fa
vor of Mrs. Bledsoe and $200 in fa
vor of Mr.. Bledsoe. The defendants
were represented by Mr. J. Wm.
Thurmond, S. M.. Smith and S.McG.
Simkins and the defendant company
by Tompkins and Wells and W. S. |
Nelson of Columbia. A motion was
made by the defendant's counsel up
on the ground that it is an inter-state
The next case taken up was the suit
for $15,000 damages brought by Mr.
Walter S. Strom against the Southern
railroad for injuries sustained when
a train struck and wrecked the auto
mobile in which he was traveling at
.the crossing near the home of Mr. J.
F. Bettis. The plaintiff is represented
by Graham, Timmerman and Calli
son of Lexington and the defendant
by Mr. N. G. Evans and Dr. George
B. Cromer of Newberry. Considerable
interest is being manifested in this
case. A considerable number of wit
nesses are being examined on both
She States It Mildly.
While suffering with a severe at
tack of the grip and threatened with
pneumonia, Mrs. Annie H. Cooley,
of Middlefield, Conn., began using
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and
was very much benefitted by its use.
The pains in the chest soon disappear
ed, the cough became loose, expecto
ration easy and in a short time she
was as well as ever. Mrs. Cooley says
she cannot speak too highly in praise
of this remedy.
J. S. BYRD
Office Over Store of
Quarles Sc. Timmerman -
Office Phone No. 3
Residence Phone 87
A Word With You
Are you getting the Benefit of the,Bargains
We are Offering Daily?
A Visit to Our Store Will Convince You That Our Prices
Are Absolutely a Knockout of Remarkable Values
Spring merchandise is arriving daily and our stock is
very near complete in all departments.
Profits are disregarded, sales are what we are after.
You will find us ready to serve you in our new store.
H/Ton'c Sill 11 QT ^e nonestty believe that our values are the best that can pos
llivll b O lil td? sibly be procured. We are offering our large stock of good
tailored and excellent materials of all fine, stylish suits at ridiculously low figures.
Bargains for men, young men and boys.
KT^W ClinoC QTlH TiacfprT ^gh* "?w men and women are saying
llfc/W OllUt/? CUIU. JUddtv/1 J charming things about the pretty spring
styles in Walk-Over shoes at our store. They satisfy your Easter style expectancy.
Ladies' Spring flats and Dresses on display at very low figures.
We also have on hand a large assortment of Waists and Middy
Blouses. You'll like them. They are cheap, too.
BRING YOUR CHILDREN TO OUR STORE. WE TAKE SPECIAL
PRIDE IN FITTING THEM
The Store of Better Values and Lower Pri?es
Statement From Mr. Reese.
Dear Mr Editor:
Recently I had the misfortune to be
robbed while coming from Johnston
to Edgefield and had taken from me
one hundred and twenty-eight dol
lars; one hundred and fourteen dol
lars of which belonged to the state.
Though I regret to state such a
thing, it has been rumored that I
was not held up, and evidently some
of my enemies are responsible for
such report. I hope the public will
wait and see just exactly the state of
affairs before they allow themselves
to form an opinion. I have been liv
ing in Edgefield thirty-odd years and
my reputation for truth and honesty
has never been attacked.
J. W. REESE,*
? ' Game Wardem
On March 2nd, 1921, Miss Ruby
Ransom and Mr. Fred Turner were
quietly married by Rev. W. P. Brooke
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John R.
Bryan, only a few friends witnessing
the occasion. These are progressive
young people and have a host of
friends who wish for them a life
crowded with our Lord's choicest'
blessings, and an ever deepening
sense of His presence and power.
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.
J. R. SCURRY.
If Any. Why Not the Best?
Wannamaker's Cleveland is one of
the best short staple cotton known
34 to 36 per cent lint. Cooks improv
ed free from anthragnose, early
hardy, prolific, 38 to 39 per cent lint,
90 cents per bushel at farm.
Webber 49, earliest of all staple
cotton, prolific, scant foliage, 33 per
cent 1 hi inch lint. 90 cents per bush
el at farm.
3-9-2t. P. N. LOTT.
1 Petit Jury, Third Week.
M. W. Hudgens, Edgefield; Brad
ley Hite, Ward; R. P. Hazel, John
ston; L. H. Hamilton, Blocker; R. H.
Parks, Edgefield; B. B. Ergle, Ward;
J. L. Reamer, Talbert; T. E. Lamb,
Edgefield, D. T. Hill, Elmwood; J. C.
Langston, Edgefield; J. C.Clark,
Johnston; Lewis Holmes, Ward; W.
H. Jackson, Edgefield; J. C. Buz
hardt, Elmwood; W. W. Mayson, Tal
bert; C. E. May, Edgefield; 0. 0.
Timmerman, Colliers; Lee Gibson,
Pickens; J. J. Padgett, Elmwood; C.
M. Clark, Ward; M. M. Padgett,
Trenton; C. L. Derrick, Ward; Kelly
Hail', Ward; J. G. Berry, Johnston;
Geo. B. Timmerman, Elmwood; J. L.
Edwards, Johnston; E. J. Norris,
Edgefield; Frank Bushey, Colliers;
W. M. Sawyer, Johnston; J. H. Tomp
kins, Edgefield; Ernest Hall, Pick
ens; R. I. Glaze, Ward; R. N. May
son, Blocker; J. D. Holstein, Jr.,
Edgefield; ?. H. Key, Edgefield; L,
E. Lott, Johnston.
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drive?
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Guilds up the Whole System. 50 cents,
WE have adopted this rr
troris and the publi
added a complete line of
and will resun
We solicit the patronage o
the future the same accura
tention to this department
in the past.
W. ?. L
On the night of October 19-20th,
1920,the vault of The Bank of Tren
ton, S. C., was burglarized and the
following Certificates of stock cov
ering stock owned in the 'Trenton
Fertilizer Company, was stolen and
the public is, hereby warned, not to
accept any of these Certificates as
application has been made for du
Number 16 dated October 1, 1919,
issued to Mrs. Emma Hord for 8
Number 15 dated September 29,
1919, issued to Walter W. Wise for
TRENTON FERTILIZER CO.
New spring goods arriving daily.
Visit our store and you will find ex
actly what you need, for less money
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 v
International Stocking Mills,
leans of informing our pa
c generally that we have
to our stock
ne at our pre
f the people, prmising in
cy and close personal at
that we have always given
ynch & Co.