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Wednesday, April 27.
Let's keep up the clean up work.
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Williams of Georgia puts Herod
and Nero to shame.
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The day of the sweet grrl graduate
is at hand.
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Maybe they don't deserve credit
' for it, but most people are living at
"'home this year.
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Evangelist Gypsy Smith and others
-of his kind are among the nation's
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Let's turn our faces to the front
with a smile and forget the things
that are behind.
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Who can ?ell us why raw material
is the last to rise and the first to fall
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If Dame Fashion could be induced
to lengthen skirts about two feet, the
consumption of cotton goods would
be greatly increased.
Congressmen could learn to settle
the great national and international
.questions by listening to the young
icommencement orators on the eve of
receiving their diplomas.
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England is arranging to pay Uncle
Sam the annual interest of $160,
?O0.0OO, which will give the old gen
tleman something to jingle in his
jeans. < .
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If the efforts to suppress homicides
in Georgia are successful, our neigh
boring State will doubtless show a
more marked increase in population
.the next census.
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"The American Congress should at
tend strictly to the business of the
American people and let the Irish
British muddle severely alone. No
shadow of excuse can be found for
meddling in. it.
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The announcement that General
Wood's arrival in Japan was received
with an admixture of bitterness and
enthusiasm shows that the. Jap's love
for the United States, if he ever had
any, is diminishing.
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Ifs a pity people did not learn to
.'get along without burning so much
gasoline before they had to. Doing a
thing voluntarily and being forced
to do it is an entirely different mat
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Count Your Blessings.
The splendid sermon which was de
livered by Dr. C. E. Burts in Edge
field Sunday morning is said to have
been worth thousands of dollars to
"-those who heard it, making optimists
instead of pessimists of his hearers.
.After urging the people, business
men particularly, to face present con
editions bravely, he urged that we
forget our losses, quit thinking of
what we once had and consider what
we now have--dwell not upon what
we have lost, but rather upon what
.we have left.
Think of how many bales of cotton
; you have-true, it isn't worth much
" bat you hava it. Think of broad acres
of land which under the sunshine or
: rainfall of the southland will produce
almost any crops. Think of your val
uable forests that afford fuel and
; timber for every need of the farm.
' Think of your milk cows that bear a
.goodly part of the family support,
and the faithful mules and horses,
that are not subject to punctures
and blow-outs. Think of the sweet as
sociation of loved ones and the
friends without number. Think of the
splendid health that has been enjoyed
Oby .the family almost without inter
ruption for months and years. Think
of .the wonderful possibilities that lie
ahead of us, our future being what
ever, practically, we choose to makei
it. If you will let your blessings pass
in review, you will be ashamed of the
ingratitude which.you.have practiced
by brooding over the losses of the
Splendid /Meeting of Hardy's
W. M. U. and Sunbeam Band.
Thursday at 3 o'clock, the mis
sion society of Hardy's and the Sun
beam band held a joint meeting at
the Roper's School, which is^a central
place for the young peoople and chil
dren of the Hardy's and Sweetwater
The first part of the program was
provided by the Woman's Mission So
ciety and Mrs. T". J. Briggs, the very
velncient and successful president of
the society had charge. Americaniza
tion was the subject, and Miss Mattie
Wililams read a paper on that sub
ject, and a paper giving the view
point of the largeness of the home
mission work vas read by Mrs.
The Sunbeam program composed
the second part of the program and
was as follows: *
Song, "America," which was giv
en as the statue of Libertystood with
torch in hand, which was represented'
by Mrs. L. M. Cater. J. P. Mealing,
Jr., gave a description of the statue,
and information which was of inter
America and the foreigners were
represented by Mrs. H. F. Cooper and
I the following children: Georgia Mur-j
I rah, Mary, Miriam annd Robert Glov
er, Claud Gardner, Jimmie and Rob
ert Williams, W. H. Morgan and Dug
A reading was given by Lucy Ca
ter, and recitation by Virginia Mor
Home Missions was represented by
Mrs. J. B. McLain and the following
Sunbeams: Helen Harley, Eugenia
Sutherland, Lurie Stevens, Katherin
Reese, Katherine Boone.
"Be a Little Sunbeam" was sung
by the children, and Annie Murrah
gave a recitation.
Mrs. Mims and Mrs. Tillman were
welcomed and made informal talks.
Mrs. Tillman spoke especially to -the
Sunbeam society ,and expressed ap
preciation of their successful efforts.
Miss Mattie Williams is the leader of
this mission band? and shows every
evidence of being a successful one.
After the meeting closed iced tea
and sandwiches were served to all
present, and to the men and boys
who had been generous enough to
leave their business and come. ?
Charming 1921 Follies.
The pupils of Miss Ruth DeWitt
Tompkins reflected great credit on
their teacher at their charming 1921
Follies, each number showing in love
ly details careful training and great
artistic temperament. The music of
Miss Elizabeth Smith, who is a real
ly gifted young artist, was the finish
ing touch to the sprightly entertain
ment. Portland Fancy, danced by Vir
ginia Holland, Janie Edwards, Esther
Rubenstein and Martha Stewart was
the echo of stately colonial days, the
graceful figures recalling the minuet,
quadrille, and lancer of < ye olden
A French Lady danced by Mary
Cantelou was entrancing. In an ex
quisite pink costume, carrying a band
box, which inj exery detail suggested
fascinating, exclusive French shops,
appeared the little Parisienne. As she
danced she daintily applied the pow
der puff and rouge, those mysteries of
milady's treasured vanity trinkets,
finally taking from the silken box a
pink chapeau, which was the crown
ing point to the costume. The dance
was very artistic and was beautifully
The Glow Worm, given by Esther
Rubenstein, delighted the apprecia
tive audience. It seemed as though
the airy little figure in the pretty
green costume, was some fairy from
Titania's reahn,^ for her twinkling
feet scarcely touched the stage. Great
things are predicted for this talented
child's future who is the embodiment
Mary Marsh was charming in her
solo dance, The Vintage. Her dark
beauty was enhanced by an oriental
costume of vivid red, quantities of
beads adding a further far-east note.
It was the story of the grape that ri
pens in the golden sunlight beneath
blue skies, and a basket of the lus
cious fruit was suspended from the
Floralma, with Mary Cantelou,
Martha Stewart, Janie Edwards and
Esther Rubenstein was a memory of
classic Athens, the flowing Greek
robes and becoming bandeaus con
fining the hair carrying out the period
details. This was a very pleasing num
Chopin Waltz by Kathryn Stewart
was avery pretty solo dance, the trip
ping steps of the light fantastic mak
ing the number much enjoyed.
Columbine Qui Flirte with Janie
Edwards and Martha Stewart as gal
lant little courtiers in* white satin
suits with beruffled blouses and Mar/
Cantelou, in an adorable lavender
hoop skirted frock, portraying the
ways of a coquette with her adoring
suitors, was a real treat.
Song, "I'm in Heaven When I'm;
in My Mother's Arms," was sung by
pretty little Lucy Scurry.
The Witch's' Dance by tiny Vir
ginia Holland captivated the audi
ence. The quaint costume of a witch
simply enhanced the winsome charm
of this* dimpled baby, who succeeded
absolutely in bewitching every spec
After an intermission Martha
Stewart's solodance, Simplicity came,
the little dancer rendering the pretty
dance with easo and grace.
Troika was a most unusual num
ber, a Russian fancy. Kathryn Stew
art drove with white silken ribbons
three spirited steeds, Esther Ruben
stein, Janie Edwards and Mary Can
telou. With consummate grace the dif
ficult dance was accomplished, a tri
umph for pupils and teacher.
"Lonesome, That's All," was sung
by Margaret Lyon, a popular little
Shadow Dance given by Janie. Ed
wards was exquisite, both as to cos
tume, a rainbow-hued effect of point
ed ribbons, and as to the graceful
ness of the little soloist, who was as
elusive as a will-o'-the-wisp.
Esther Rubenstein was dear in her
graceful Japanese Dance. Her cos
tume was the replica of the lovely
^nes in the land of cherry blossoms
and the quaint steps were very pret
Lucy Scurry, in a dear little blue
dress. sang sweetly "Alice Blue
After the second intermission came
the aance of the four winds: North,
Esther Rubenstein in yellow; South,
Mary C?ntelou in blue; East, Kathryn
Stewart in pink and West, Janie Ed
wards in red. The swiftness, the gen
tleness, the wrecklessness, the tame
ness of the winds that father from
the four great points of the compass
entered into this dance, contributing
to the uniqueness.
That Naughty Waltz as danced by
the baby star, Virginia Holland, was
Janie Edwards ( in the Blue Bird
Danc? was a picture. Setting off her
white frock, worn with blue ribbons
and gold slippers were two gilded
cages, which she gracefully balanced | j
during her solo dance.
Narga,a peasant dance, rendered j
by Mary Cantelou, a dance of real j
merit and beauty, completed the pro- j
gram which had, from the beginning J
to the end proven a most wonderful j
Flowers wereiavished on all the lit- j
tie stars who so delightfully carried j
out this program. . I
TheCivic League is deeply indebted^ ?
to Miss Tompkins, her beautifully
trained pupils and to Miss Smith as i
pianist, for iproducing the Follies
for its benefit. The proceeds will go
for the different undertakings of the
League due to the generosity of this
talented young teacher whose art is
a delight to all Edgefield.
C. H. F.
On the night of October 19-20th,
1920,the vault of The Bank of Tren
ton, S. C., was burglarized and the s
following Certificates of stock cov7 (
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 1
TRENTON FERTILIZER CO.
There will be a meeting of the t
stockholders of the Johnston Devel
opment Co., at the Bank of Western j
Carolina, Johnston, S. C., at Five j
o'clock p. rn,, April 21, . 1921. The t
object of this meeting will be to pe
tition the Secretary of State for a
Dissolution of charter of the said ?
H. G. EIDSON, ?
G. G. WATERS, ]
March 28, 1921.. y
J. S. BYRD
Office Over Store of
Quarles & Timmerman
Office Phone No. 3
Residence Phone 87
Eyes scientifically examined and
glasses properly fitted.
GEO. F. MIMS,
Edgefield, S. C.
A MONEY-SAVING SALE
Of Ladies' and Children's Muslin Underwear
The horn of plenty was never so full of bargains as it is these days, and out of
the horn we are going to pour some good bargains in muslin underwear on April
27th. Here is something you surely will need during the hot summer months.
Just glance over wl?at we are offering in cleaning up what we have left in this
splendid merchandise, then be-the first one to get here and pick but what you
need before it is gone. We do not have to explain the quality of these goods, for
our customers have been buying them for years and know that they can depend on
these goods being full quality. \
Remember the Sale Starts April 27th
SEE WINDOW DISPLAY OF THESE GOODS TWO DAYS BEFORE THE SALE
10 Children's Gowns, ages 6 to 14 years, $1.25 each going
. * for_J_i_- - 69c
3 pr. Children's Drawers, ages 2 to 18 years,'40c, going
26 pr. Children's Drawers, ages 2 to 18 years, 50c, going
17 pr. Children's Drawers, ages 2 to 18 years, 60c going
8 pr. Children's Drawers, ages 2 to 18 years, 75 c, going
24 pr. Children's Drawers, ages 2 to 18 years, 85c, going
21 pr. Ladies' Drawers $1.25, going for_69c
2 Ladies' Petticoats $2.00, going for_98c
13 Ladies' Gowns $2.25 going for_$1.09
4 Ladies' Gowns $2.00 going for_98c
2 Ladies' Gowns $1.75 going for ___:_89c
1 Ladies' Gown 85c going for _1_49c
2 Ladies' Gowns $2.50 going for_$1.19
4 Pink nainsook and crepe Teddies, $3.50 going for $1.79
5 Pink nainsook and crepe Teddies, $2.59, going for $1.19
5 Pink nainsook and crepe Teddies, $2.25 going for $1.09
5 Pink nainsook and crepe Teddies, $1.59 going for_79c
The gowns are square, round and yoke shape necks. The teddies are lace and
ribbon trimmed. Also be sure to see the famous DeBevoise Brassiere, as we are
putting a few on sale at ONE-HALF Price.
The Corner Store
tual Insurance Asso
Property Insured $8,875,360
WRITE OR CALL on the. under
?igned for any information; you may
iesire about our plan of insurance.
We insure your property against
FIRE, WINDSTORM, or LIGHT
ind do so cheaper than any Com
pany in existence.
Remember, we ar? prepared to
)rove to you that ours is the safest
ind cheapest plan of insurance
Our Association is now licensed
o write Insurance in the counties of
Abbeville, Greenwood, McCormick,
Edgefield, Laurens, Saluda, Rich
and, Lexington, Calhoun and Spar
The officers are: Gen. J. Fraser
lyon, President, Columbia, S. C.,
T. R. Blake, Gen. Agent, Secretary
ind Treasurer, Greenwood, S. C.
\.. 0. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
i. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
?. R. Blake, Greenwood, S. C.
\.. W. Youngblood, Dodges, S. C.
K. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C. .
T Fraser Lyon,'Columbia, S. C.
W. C. Bates, Batesburg, S. C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J, R. BLAKE,
Greenwood, S. C.
January 1, 1921.
FOll SALE: Registered Jersey ?
oull three years old, good size and
trell developed. .
W. W. MILLER, Jr.,
Edgefield, S. C.
As the Federal Land Bank will re
sume the making of loans to farmers,
[ will receive and file applications for
loans for farmers.
S. McG. SIMKINS.
with the BELROSE METHOD of DRESS-MAKING.
You'll be able to save from one quarter to over a
yard of material by following its Clever Cutting
This means real money saved. You will also save
money on our NEW SPRING Goods at OLD
We carry the Designer Patterns in Stock.
A. J. DAY,
Trenton, S. C.
Phone No. S
THE FARMERS BANK
OF EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Capital and Surplus Profits - - - $190,000.00 '
Total Resources Over . .. - - . $800,000.00
SAFETY AND SERVICE IS WHAT WE
OFFER TO THE PUBLIC
Open your account with us for the year 1P20. Invest your
savings in one of our Interest Bearing Certificates of
Lock boxes for rent in which to keep your valuable pa
All business matters referred to us pleasantly and. carefully
handled. We Solicit Your Business.
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Every one who has a Washing Machine ought to have
one of our
WASHING MACHINE DRAINERS
that will automatically drain the machine whenever it is conveniently
near a faucet. Write us for circular. Also one our Little Giant
Clothes Reels, which does away with the unsightly clothes line, and
really is more or less of an ornament than eye sore such as the usual
way of hanging out clothes is. Write for circular and price.
Columbia Supply Company
823 West Gervais Street Columbia, S. C.