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-Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, April 6.
COCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Lucy Plunkett spent Sunday
Mrs. Annie Walker is spending some
time in Atlanta visiting ber son.
^ Mr. Frank Hudgins, of Manning,
spent last week-end in Edge?eld.
Rev. L. A. Petros has returned from
a trip to Washington and Baltimore.
Miss Marjorie Tompkins is visit
ing Miss Snow .Jeffries in Memphis,
Dr. and Mrs. Percy Byrd of Ridge
Spring spent Sunday in Edge field with
Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Byrd.
Mrs. Frelingheysen R. Jones, of
Charleston, is the guest of her sister,
Mrs. S. McGowan Simkins.
Miss Eleanor Mims spent the week
- end in Aiken as the guest of Miss
Dr. C. R. Pendleton, of Pendleton
will preach in the Baptist church
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Gile, of Little
ton, New Hampshire, are . visiting
their cousin, Mrs. J. L. Mims.
Rev. P. P. Blalock will preach in
the Presbyterian church at Johnston
Sunday morning at 11:15 o'clock.
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Sr. and Mrs.
P. P. Blalock, Sr. are to attend the
Presbyterial/ which convenes in
Columbia next week.
. Miss Margaret May entertained
at tea on Saturday evening for Mr.
and Mrs. James 0. Sheppard and Mr.
and Mrs. Julian D. Holstein.
Mr. George Moore of Honea Path
spent Sunday in Edgefield visiting his
brother, Capt. L. Y. Moore. Mr.
Moore is mayor of Honea Path.
Miss Annie Schneider, of Poland,
is here spending some time with her
aunt, Mrs. Abram Daitch. She has
been in America only a few weeks.
Mr. aud Mrs. W. B. Cogburn spent
the week-end in Anderson visiting their
daughter, Mrs. Sam Craig. They were
accompanied to Anderson by Miss Vir
Mr. Ben Antopolsky, who has been
clerking for Mr. Abram Daitch for
the past six months, left Sunday for
New York, to accept a position in
Mrs. John Schroder, of Savannah,
is visiting Mrs. Susie Miller of Tren
ton. She was very cordially greet
ed by her Edgefield friends while
Mr. Francis Simkins is spending a
short vacation from his duties at the
Citadel here with his parents. (The
cadets are away on their regular an
Mrs. Berrien Walker, ox Chicago, '
arrives this week to visit Mrs. N. G.
Evans, and her coming is antici
pated by a wide circle of friends here
in her former home.
Miss Margaret May is spending
?orne time in Greenville and Spar
tanburg, having been in Greenville
to hear Alma Gluck and attending
the music festival in Spartanburg.
Mr. Allen T. Samuel is spending
some time in Edgefield. He and Mrs.
Samuel, accompanied by Missses Maude
and Gladys Sawyer of Johnston, will
motor to Waynsboro, Ga., to spend the
Among the Palmafesta visitors in
Columbia last week were Miss Ruth
Tompkins, Edgefield county's repre
sentative; Mrs. A. S. Tompkins, Mrs.
W. L. Dunovant, Jr., and little Dot,
and Mr. S. McG. Simkins.
Attention is directed to the fol
lowing new advertisements this
week: Johnston Electric Shoe Re
pairing Shop, The Corner Store, the
Guarantee Jewelry Company, of Au
gusta, and the Bank of Trenton.
Mr. Egbert Morgan arrived Fri
day from Atlanta, where he grad
uated last week at the Atlanta Col
lege of Pharmacy. Immediately
after receiving his diploma Mr. Mor
gan passed the required examination
before the Georgia board of examin
ers. He is now well equipped for his
chosen field. Success to him!
How about that new Casing and
Tube? We have a fresh supply of
Good Year and Fisk. Be sure that the
tire you buy is new and not old stock.
YONCE & MOONEY.
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor, accompan
ied by Mr. S. B. Nicholson, Mr. L.
S. Kernaghan and Prof.. Charles
Brooks motored to Bamberg Friday
to confer with the evangelist, Rev.
Luther E. Bridges, concerning hold
ing the tent meeting in Edgefield
during the month of May.
As I shall attend the annual conven
tion of tha State Optical Association
next week in Spartanburg, I shall be
out of my office, beginning Saturday,
April 9th, contmuing through Wed
nesday, April 13th. Will be open Thurs
day, April I4th.
GEO. F. MIMS,
Mr. T. B. Greneker went to At
lanta Thursday to speed up the re
turns from the recent sale of the
county bonds. The money for the
bonds is expected in a few days, and
then Supervisor Edmunds will make
scores, and scores of people happy,
who have been anxiously waiting for
We only charge our patrons by the
hour- $1.00 per hour-and having im
proved labor-saving machinery specially
built for Ford cars, we are enabled to
turn out first-class work in a short
time. You can easily understand that
you save money by bringing your work
to us. Y?NCE & MOON EY.
Mr. Victor Daitch has a page ad
vertisement in this issue in which
he tells our . readers of his great Dol
lar Saving Sale, which will begin
Saturday of this week and last for
15 days. Mr. Daitch will sell sea
sonable merchandise at very low
prices during this sale. He has great
ly replenished his. stock and you can
find just what you want. Read what
Last Saturday the Stork brought a
dear little girl to be a member of the
home circle of Mr. and MTS. E. B.
Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have
been spending some time here with
their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. E.
S. Johnson. Before her marriage Mrs.
E. B. Johnson was Miss Ethlyn Hol
ston, the daughter of Mr. Walter E.
Holston of Augusta, who has a host of
friends in Edgefield where he was
Entertainment Red Hill
There will be a school entertain
ment at Red. Hill school house nnext
Friday night, April 8th, beginning
at 8 o'clock. The public is cordially
invited to attend. A small admission
will be charged for school improve
The Civic League will observe clean
up week April 18 to 23. and all resi
dents of Edgefield are requested to co
operate with the League in making a
success of the undertaking. The com
mittee selected to inspect the yard will
be published next week. The inspec
tion will take place Friday, April 23.
Left for N?w Field.
Tuesday morning Dr. and Mrs. R.
G. Lee left for Chester, their new
field of labor, and there were many
heavy hearts in Edgefield because of
their going ajvay. To say that these
good people had endeared themselves
to all the people of the town, is but
tamely expressing it. The good wish
es and prayers of Edgefield go with
Dr. and Mrs. Lee to their new home.
We are still on the job with Ford
service. Bring in your car and let us
fix it. YONCE & MOONEY.
Held Annual Meeting.
The stockholders of the Bank of
Edgefield held their annual meeting
Saturday in the directors' room of
the bank. Considering the season of
business depression and the acute
financial situation through which
we are passing, the bank has had a
very satisfactory year, the hearts of
the stockholders being made happy
through the resolution adopted to
pay at once an 8 per cent, dividend.
The statement of the bank's affairs
which was presented by the presi
dent, Hon. J. C. Sheppard, was very
heartily commended by the stock
holders. The bank has deposits of
$341,718.29, and loans amounting to
$425,174.62. Its capital stock is $57,
400 and the institution has a surplus
of $35,000, besides undivided profits
of about $8,000. The bank has bor
rowed $90,000 from other banks.
The old board of directors . was | re
elected for the ensuing year and the
following officers were re-elected: J.
C. Sheppard, president; A. S. Tomp
kins, vice-president; E. J. Mims,
cashier, and J. H. Allen, assistant
cr.shier. The statement of the bank
is published in ,this issue.
Do not forget to insist upon genuine
Ford parts. We have a full supply on
hand all the time.
YONCE & MOONEY.
Interesting News Letter From
Monday afternoon the Episcopal
Sunday School gave their children
an egg hunt at Salter's pond. After
the hunt delightful sandwiches and
ice tea was served.
On Tuesday last, Mrs. J. R. Moss
surprised her husband with a she
o'clock birthday dinner. The table
was beautiful in its decorations, with
baskets of pink roses at each end and
in the center.was a birthday cake
with 45 candles. An elegant three
course turkey dinner was served.
The guests included were the imme
diate family, Mrs. Susie Miller and
Mrs. Susie Wise.
Mrs. Pick Salter, Mrs. E. L. Ryan,
Mrs. E. W. King, Misses Grace Sal
ter and Julia Wise were' visitors in
Augusta on Wednesday'last.
Miss Emma Bouknight has as her
guest Mrs. John Skinner, of New
It was a great surprise on last
Wednesday when Miss Orrie Miller
and Mr. John Mathis were married
in Augusta. They are now spending
their honey-moon in Crescent City,
Florida. After two weeks visit they
will make Augusta their home.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wise and Wil
iiam Wise spent Sunday in Louisville,
Ga., with Mrs. Ed Strother. .
Mrs. E. W. King and Miss Grace
Salter gave a surprise party at Miss
Julia Wise's Friday evening. After
several games of cards and Hearts
Dice were played, punch and cake
Rev. and Mrs. Hammie Ethredge
are spending the week with relatives
Miss Ruth Crouch and Mrs. Ma
theny, of Saluda, have been visiting
Miss Sabe Miller. ,
The Kill Kare Club had a delight
ful picnic on Saturday last near
Mr. John McCarty of Saluda is
visiting Miss Ethel Harrison.
Mrs. Ben Miller entertained .the
Trenton D. A. R. Chapter last Wed
nesday. After the business was
transacted a social half-hour was
spent, and during that time Mrs."
Miller served a delightful salad
course and ice tea. *
Mr. Jas. D. Mathis has enjoyed
splendid fishing in his private pond
just below Trenton in the last few
days during the delightful weather.
On one afternoon with two of his
friends he caught nine beautiful
trout, the largest weighing 2 1-4
pounds. The next afternoon he was
accompanied by Mr. Lott, of John
ston, and they caught a string of
eight trout, the largest weighing four
pounds, being caught by Mr.. Lott.
Echoes From the Blue Bird Party.
Announcing the engagement of
Miss Emma Bettis Bouknight to Mr.
Leland Long Miller, of Richmond,,
The receiving line was composed
of Mrs. J. D. Mathis, Sr., Misses
Emma Bouknight, Dollie Bettis, Mrs.
P. B. Day, Mrs. Wilmer Ouzts, Mrs.
Charles Graham, Misses Katherine
Mims, Maude Bettis and Mrs. Skin-(
ner. Mrs. Wallace Wise received the
guests at the door. Mrs. J. R. Moss
conducted them to the punch bowl,
and Misses Sue Timmerman and Sara
Seigler served punch. Mrs. W. H.
Moss escorted the guests to the re
ceiving line and Mrs. Rudolph Swear
ingen^and Mrs. E. L. Ryan accom
panied them to the dining room,
where Mrs. D. R. May and Mrs. L. C.
Eidson cut the cake and cream which
was served by Misses Fannie . and
Ethel Harrison. All in the dining
room wore evening dresses. Miss
Julia Wise presided over the hand
painted blue bird bride's book.
Others assisting were Mrs. Susie Mil
ler, Mrs. J. H.' Courtney, Mrs. E. W.
King ad Miss Grace Salter. Miss
Arah Gatlin had charge of the mu
sical program and she and Miss Susie
Mathis furnished music throughout
the afternnoon. The program be
gan when Mrs. C. P. Corn, of John
ston, with Mrs. Maxwell as accom
panist, sang Schubert's Serenade.
Miss Maude Bettis sang an Irish
Love Song and Miss Gatlin played,
To a Wild Rose. Then Miss Gatlin
sounded the wedding march and
little Miss Kathlaen Mathis entered
from the dining room, marching
through the parlor and hall and as
cended the stair steps and upon
reaching the first landing, with out
stretched arms she held the shower
bouquet, from which the guests each
took a rose bud, to which a tiny blue
bird, on the back of which was in
scribed the initials, E. B. B. and E.
L. TV!., Apr. 28th,". thus revealing
the date of the marriage.
FOR SALE: Towers, Tanks, Wind
mills, Motors, Pumps and Jacks. See
C. N. WEATHERS.
ECHOES FROM THE BLUE BIRD
The engagement of Miss Emma
Bettis Bouknight, one of Edgefield
county's most charming young
women, and Mr. Leland Long Miller,
of Richmond, Virginia, was announ
ced in a most novel manner at a love
ly tea given by that peerless hostess,
Mrs. J. D. Mathis, Sr., at her elegant
Trenton home on Thi. s-'^y after
nnoon, March 31st.
vMrs. Wallace Wise welcomed the
guests at the door, after which Mrs.
J. R. Moss conducted them to the
flower-bedecked punch bowl, in the
music room, where Misses Sue Tim
merman and Sara Zeigler served de
licious fruit nectar.
Mrs. W. H. Moss introduced the
guests to the receiving line stand
ing "in the reception room. With the
hostess and honoree stood Misses
Maude and Dollie Bettis and Kath
erine Mims and Mesdames Wilbur
Outz, Charles Graham, P. B. Day
The guests were then invited into
the dining room by Mrs. ' Rudolph
Swearingen and Mrs. L. L. Ryan..'
Seafed at the ends of the beauti
fully appointed tea table, which was
most artistically decorated with
sprays of woodland flowers in which
blue-birds, those messengers of hap
piness memorialized in Maeterlinck's
fanciful play, flashed their vivid
wings, completing the novel decora
tions used throughout the spacious
lower floor, which was en suite for
the elaborate entertainment.
Mrs. D. R. Day and Mrs. L. C.
Eidson wearing lovely evening gowns
cut the pound cake and block cream,
which was served with prettily col
ored mints by Misses Fannie and
Ethel Harrison, also in dainty even
Miss Julia Wise presided over the
hand-painted blue bird bride's book,
in which the guests registered.
Others who assisted in making the
occasion one of delightful hospi
tality were Mrs. Susie Miller, Mrs.
J.. H. Courtney, Mrs. E. W. King and
Miss Grace Salter.
Miss Arah Catlin had charge of
the delightful musical program which
added such a joyous note to the af
ternoon's pleasure, she and Miss i
Susan Mathis playing many lovely
selections before the regular pro
gram which commenced with Mrs. C.
P. Corn's Serenade by Schubert, ac- j
companied by Mrs. Maxwell, both
artists being from Johnston. Miss
Maude Bettis sang a soulful Irish j
love song and -Miss Gatlin played
To a Wild Rose. Then she sounded
Mendelssohn's wedding march which
was the signal for little Kathleen
Mathis to enter from the dining ?
room marching through the hall and j
onto the winding stairway taking her j
place on the first landing. She made
a sweet picture in her exquisite lit
tle accordian pleated Georgette
frock, a bridal veil framing her child
ish face and form. In her arms she
held a beautiful shower bouquet of
rose buds, each guest being given
one and on to the head was attached ?
a tiny blue bird, across which was I
written the initials, E. B. B. and L. j
L. M., April 28th-thus was the in
teresting day announced by this
omen of happiness, and a shower of
good wishes descended on the bride
to-be, who looked extremely attraet
ive in an elegant Parisian costume.
The announcement is of great in
terest to a wide circle of friends in
South Carolina, where Miss Bouk
night is prominently connected and .
unusually admired and beloved.
C. H. F.
MR. AND MRS. JULIAN D. HOL
STEIN, JR., RECIPIENTS OF
Edgefield has opened wide her ;
arms to Mr. and Mrs. Julian D. Hoi-1
stein, Jr. whose recent marriage
united two prominent families, as
much a part of the historic old coun
ty as her red hills and pleasant green
valleys. Among the many charm
ing informal functions given to the
beloved young couple are the follow
ing delightful tea parties:
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Tompkins and
Mrs. Susan Hill entertained on the
evening of March the 22nd; March
the '27th Miss Margaret May was
hostess; March 29th Mrs. J. W. De
tertained March 31stdS. shrdlu odr
Vore and Mrs. Willis Duncan en
tertained; March 31st Mr. and Mrs.
George Evans gave a charming tea
party, and on Thursday of this week
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Holland are to en
tertain for the popular couple, fol
lowed on Friday evening by Mr. and
Mrs. M. A. Taylor's tea in their
We keep at all times free air and
free water. Drive up and help your
self. < . YONCE & MOONEY.
Are You Satisfied?
One great writer bas said the self-satisfaction
marks inability or un willingness to go farther-a. sign
of stupid vanity or dull intelligence. And it's true.
Men are expected to move forward, to grow, to
progress, to prosper. If you are satisfied, you stop.
We.should all try to move ahead, to get ahead, to al
ways be up and doing. Ours is that sort of a bank.
We want more customers. We want more business.
We want to render greater service to this community.
We want you for a customer- That's why we invite
you to do business with this reliable bank.
The Bank of Trenton, S. C.
All checks drawn on The Bank of Trenton can be cleared free of ex
change through the Federal Reserve Bank.
Diamond Ring or Lavaliiere
Birth Stone, Friendship or Dinner Ring
Brooches, Bar Pins, a String of Pearls
Bracelet Watch, a Toilet Set
or Individual Artieles
Silver Table Ware, Cut Glass
Anniversary or Chime Clock
Make^the yoyng couple happy with jewelry-a set of shining silver or
elegant cut glass that will add joy to their lives and beauty to the new
home-Such articles are now on display in our store.
The Guarantee Jewelry Co.
POPULAR PRICE JEWELERS
974 Broad St. AUGUSTA, GA.
Expert Watch and Jewelry Repairers
Dig up the shoes,
That you could USP,
If they were put in shape.
Our lightning stitch,
Is one from which
No leather can escape.
Come in and see,
The shoes that we
Can straighten strong and true.
Tans made black,
We leave no crack,
And old ones look like new.
Avail yourself of our parcel post service. Shoes sent to us by mail
this morning are repaired and returned the same day by prepaid parcel
post. GIVE US A TRIAL.
JOHNSTON ELECTRIC SHOE SHOP
JOHNSTON, SOUTH CAROLINA *
98e. SPECIALS 98c.
ARE NOW OFFERING WONDERFUL VALUES
MEN'S SHIRTS, TIES AND HALF HOSE
$1.50 Buster Brown's Silk Half Hose, in black, QQp
blue, brown and white-SPECIAL. t/OL.
$1.50 Percale Shirts in a nice assortment of QQr>
$1.50 and 31.25 Silk Ties, in beautiful stripes, QQp
dots and figures-SPECIAL...... i/OL.
Extra Heavy Blue Chambrey Shirts- QQp
CAW YOU AFFORD TO PASS THESE UP?
A. J. DAY. LEADING STORE
Trenton, S. ?.
Pkone No. S
ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in -
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Feeds
Gloria Flour and Dan Patch Horse Feed
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets ,
On Georgia R. R. Tracks
? YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
See our representative, C. E. May.