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f& Office No 61
[IA Residence? No. 17
Wednesday, June 29.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mrs. Hettie S. Brown of Green
ville is here visiting her mother, Mrs.
Ida F. Sheppard.
Miss Gladys Rives spent several
days in Aiken last week visiting
Mrs. Addie Bridges spent Satur
day and Sunday visiting relatives
and friends in Ridge Spring.
Mrs. W. D. Ott of Columbia, and
little Billy, her son, are visiting in
the home -of Mr. E. S. Rives.
Mr. L. S. Kernaghan spent several
days in Columbia last week visiting
Jus sister, Mrs. J. P. Matthews.
Miss Emily Cato of Batesburg and
Miss Sarah Ready of Johnston are
guests of Miss Kate Mims.
Mrs. J. H. Self was a visitor in
Edgefield Friday, being the guest of
Jher sister, Mrs. J. Wm. Thurmond.
Mr. Stephen Darlington of Phil
adelphia arrived in Edgefield yes
terday to spend some time with, rel
atives and friends.
Mrs. Hattie Johnson, the chief tel
ephone operator of ihe Johnston
Telephone exchange, is a visitor in
A meeting of the Winthrop Daugh
ters will be held in the home of Miss
Katherine Mims Tuesday afternoon,
July 5, at five o'clock.
Mr. John L. Holston of North Au
gusta, was a visitor in Edgefield Fri
day, being very cordially greeted by
his friends here.
By clipping the Corner Store's ad
vertisement this week you can use it
as 25 cents in cash. Read of ?he bar
gains in Mr. Turner's advertisement.
Attention is directed to the adver
tisement of the Lee Tire Company,
who are reprecented exclusively in
Edgefield by Yonce & Mooney. 1
Miss June Rainsford left Tuesday
to visit friends in Philadelphia and
-from there she will go to New York
to accept a position in one of the
large libraries in the city.
Thj|;July term of court of general
sessions will convene' in Edgefield
July ll, the second Monday, with
Judge J. W. DeVore presiding. The
petit jury is published in this issue.
Mr. E. J. Norris, Mr. and Mrs. A.
B. Carwile and Mr. E. J. Mims motor
ed to Greenville Monday morning to
attend the Baptist Assembly return
ing Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Gordon left
Monday to make their home in Mis
sissippi, Mr. Gordon having accepted
the position of State manager of cot
ton grading. Edgefield regrets to
give them up.
LOST: A suit case containing
boys' clothing was lost on the Dixie
Highway Sunday afternoon, June 12,
between the Hill place and Dr. J. H.
Self's. Please return to Mr. W. E.
Lott, Edgefield, S. C.
Mrs. James S. Byrd has returned
from a visit of two weeks to her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fitzmaurice
in Columbia. She was accompanied
to Edgefield by her aunt, Miss Mary
Fitzmaurice, who will visit her for
Barn Struck by Lightning.
Tuesday night about dark a large
and very valuable barn of Mr. George
T. Swearingen was struck by light
ning and burned to the ground, with
all of its contents. Fortunately, there
were no live stock in the building.
It was filled with grain, hay and fod
der. Mr. Swearingen carried about
$2,500 insurance on the property
which will partially cover his loss.
Judge J. B. Tompkins.
The delegation held a meeting
Monday and decided to recommend
Mr. J. B. Tompkins to the governor
for appointment to the position of
magistrate at Edgefield. There were
several other applicants for the place,
.which pays around $500 per annum.
The fixed salary paid by the county
is $300 and the fees on the civil side
of the court will probably bring the
receipts of the office up to $500. Mr.
Tompkins will apply himself closely
io the duties of the office and endeav
or to give entire satisfaction. He will
come in every day from his home in ,
W. O. W. Meeting.
A business meeting of the Wood
men of the World will be held Thurs
day afternoon, July 7th, in the store
of the Edgefield Mercantile Company
at seven o'clock. All members are
urged to give heed to this notice. .
Died in Greenwood.
The friends of Mr. M. H. Deal
sympathize with him on account of
the death of his father, Mr. James
Deal, which occurred Tuesday after
noon at the home of his daughter in
Greenwood. Mr. and Mrs. Deal went
at once to Greenwood upon receiv
ing the information". The funeral will
be held at Bethany church this af
A Delightful Party.
Little Azalena and Leatha Bridges,
daughters of Mrs. Addie Bridges,
gave a party Friday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. J. G. Edwards and in
vited a number of their little friends
to share the pleasures of the after
noon with them. After several games
were played all were invited in the
dining room where ice cream and
cake were served. All who were pres
ent will remember the occasion as
one of unusual pleasure.
Great Sacrifice Sale.
Mr. Rubenstein has a full page ad
vertisement in this issue in which he
tells The Advertiser's readers about
the bargains offered in his sacrifice
sale which will begin Friday, July 1,
and last through Saturday, July 9th.
Read of what Mr. Rubenstein say3
and avail yourself of some of his
special offerings. Now you have an
opportunity of making your cash do
double duty. Mr. Rubenstein will
make good every statement in his
This afternoon at five o'clock Dr.
?. R. Nicholson and Miss Elizabeth
Bryan will be married at the home
of the bride's parents' Mr. and Mrs.
George Bryan, in Greenville. Dr.
Nicholson was accompanied to Green
ville yesterday by Miss Mamie Dun
ovant, Misses Katherine Mims, Sallie
Mae Nicholson and Miriam Nor
ris, Mr. R. H. Nicholson, Mr. J. H.
Nicholson, Mr. Gill Dunovant, Mr.
S. B. Nicholson and Mr. Stephen Dar
Mr. W. B. Cogburn Critically
111 in Columbia.
The entire town is greatly distress
ed over the critical illness of Mr. W.
B. Cogburn at the City Hospital in
Columbia. He went to his office Fri
day and assisted in drawing the petit
jury for the July term of court. Af
ter drawing the jury he went at once
to his horne and took his bed. He
grew worse and was carried to Co
lumbia Monday night for an opera
tion. Tuesday morning about nine
o'clock he was operated on for gall
stones. He has been unconscious since
the operation and his condition is
regarded as extremely critical. A tel
ephone message from Columbia this
(Wednesday) afternoon stated that
there has been no change for the bet
ter, and practically no hope is enter
tained for his recovery. This sad in
telligence has caused our entire town
to be greatly depressed. Our people
are yet hoping that a change will
come for the better and that Mr. Cog
burn will rally.
Thursday morning: Mr. Cogburn
died last night at 9:30 o'clock, no an
nouncement yet made about funeral.
Fuller notice next week.
B. Y. P. U. Organized.
Through the efforts of Mr. Douglas
Timmerman a Baptist Young People's
Union has been organized in the Bap
tist church/' The following officers
have been e lected and were installed
Sunday night: Douglas Timmerman,
president;./ Willie McManus, vice
president; William Strom, secretary;
Miss Emmie Broadwater, correspond
ing secretary; Miss Anna Mae Scur
ry, treasurer and Miss Sarah Lyon,
librarian. There are a sufficient num
ber of young people in the Baptist
church to make a strong and help
ful organization. In his remarks Sun
day night, following the installation
of officers, Dr. Haymore said the let
ters "B. Y. P. U." stand for "Bap
tist Young People Utilized." The
prime purpose of the organization is
to develop and utilize the young peo
ple of a church for Christian service.
The^ young people of the Baptist
church have organized under very
favorable auspices and are determin
ed to make a success of the union.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect The Hud
?tecanse of its tonic and laxative effect, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE is better than ordin?r?
Quinine and does not cause nervousness i HOT I
ringing in bead. Remember the full name and
look for the signature o? S. W. GRO vii 25c*
Mr. Branson's Will.
The will of the lamented Mr. N. L.
Branson has been recorded in the
office of the judge of probate. He
gave his horse and buggy to his neph
ew, Mr. D. D. Branson, who was so
faithful to him in his prolonged ill
ness, and he directed that after his
debts were paid the remaining prop
erty be divided in "two equal parts be
tween Miss Kellah Fair and Mr. D.
D. Brunson. Mr. Branson made a
special bequest of $100 in cash to
Lucy Lake, the colored woman who
from girlhood has been such a faith
ful servant and friend of the family.
In the illness of the other members of
the family, as well as during Mr
Branson's recent illness, Lucy was
untiring in ministering to them. Du
ring the weary hours of the night, as
well as in the day, Lucy was always
ready and willing to serve her white
friends, and those who know, of her
loyalty and faithfulness are greatly
pleased that Mr. Brunson thus took
recognition of this faithfulness and
Edgefield has another June bride
to its, credit. Somewhat to the sur-]
prise to their friends Mr. Beatie
Kemp and Miss Fannie. Ouzts, ac
companied by Mr. and Mrs. H. H.
Smith, Jr., motored to Batesburg
yesterday afternoon and were mar
Tied byvRev. A. L. Gunter. Soon after
their marriage they caught the South
ern train for Augusta and went from
there to Tybee for several days.
They will return to Edgefield the
latter part of the week and will be
at home to their friends at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Kemp for a
short time. Soon they will begin
housekeeping to themselves. The
bride is the attractive daughter of j
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Ouzts of Elm
wood who has a host of friends in
Edgefield who will welcome her most
cordially a permanent dweller
among us. The groom is a member of
the firm of J. D. Kemp & Company,
and has made many friends since he
came to Edgefield to reside about
two years ago. The Advertiser ex
tends hearty congratulations.
Petit Jury, July Court.
T. B. Culbreath, Talbert.
J. T. Griffis, Moss.
M. T. Clegg, Collins.
D. A. Johnson, Ward.
H. M. Crouch, Trenton.
W. M. Ransom, Elmwood.
W. L. Timmerman, Roper.
B. T. Mims, Antioch.
J. T. Fulmer, Johnston.
G. V. Crouch, Edgefield.
J. L. Bailey, Collins.
G. T. Bartan, Blocker.
B. J. Day, Trenton.
W. J. Lanham, Meriwether.
C. L. Berry, Shaw.
C. A. Nicholson, Elmwood.
M. B. Hamilton, Elmwood.
L A. Webb, Shaw.
E. M. Miller, Collier.
C. M. Rauton, Ward.
T. L. Pardue, Blocker.
T. J. Lybrand, Ward.
E. M. Holmes, Jr., Collins.
W. H. Timmerman, Blocker.
J. E. Bledsoe, Elmwood.
P. B. Day, Jr., Trenton.
P. F. Ryan, Wise.
L. R. Brunson, Sr., Moss.
W. L. Holmes, Collier.
J. 0. Atkinson, Ropers.
J. L. Covar, Trenton.
W. H. Dorn, Edgefield.
R. E. Morgan, Wise.
H. P. Reese, Meriwether.
J. F. Black, Trenton.
B. C. Murrell, Bacon.
[For Public Cotton Weigher at
I hereby announce that I am a
candidate for the position of public
cotton weigher for the town of
Johnston and solicit the support of
the people who market their cotton at
Johnston. I pledge myself if elected,
to render faithful and impartial ser
vice, both to the seller and buyer of
M. LEWIS STEVENS.
Meeting Street, S. C.
THE CONFEDDERATE COLLEGE
No. 62 Broad Street
CHARLESTON, S. C.
A BOARDING and DAY School
for Girls. Begins its session Septem
ber 27, 1921. Historic institution sit
uated in a healthy location.
Advantage of city life with large
college yard for outdoor sports. A
WELL PLANNED COURSE of stud
ies in a homelike atmosphere.
A BUSINESS COURSE open to
Seniors and Elective courses to Ju
niors and Seniors.
FOR SALE: One Ford truck, worm
6-15 LYON BROS.
W. C. T. U. Will Meet on the
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will meet on Monday af
ternoon at 4:30 o'clock with Mrs.
Helen S. Nicholson. Each member is
urged to be present and pay up all
dues as national convention meets
this year in August.
The following is the program: *
Devotions, Mrs. E. J. Norris.
Hymns "How Firm a Foundation,"
"Nearer My God, to Thee." Scrip
ture, Deut. 6:4-9.
Citizenship study, Mrs. Tillman.
"Heredity and Environmenf," Mrs.
"To Make a House into a Home,"
Mrs. R. L. Dunovant.
Candidate for Cotton, Weigher.
I respectfully announce that I am
a candidate for re-election to the of
fice of public cotton weigher for the
town of Edgefield. I have served on
ly one term and the experience I
j have gained will enable me to ren
der more efficient service in the fu
ture. If elected for a second term, I
pledge the same faithful and impar
tial service that I have rendered in
W. G. Byrd.
We Can Fit Your Eyes to Read
Send your name and address, your
age, how long you have used glasses,
if ever, and we will send you a pair
of our gold filled glasses to try for
10 days, and if satisfied, send the
Richmond Eyeglass Reading Co.,
Will stop eyestrain. The' frames
will last you 10 to 15 years. !
The Richmond Eyeglass Reading Co.,
1723 E. Main St., Richmond, Va
Notice is hereby given that an ap
plication has been made for a dupli
cate Certificate of Deposit No. 3018
for $1,000.00 issued to Mrs. E. A.
Werts of Johnston, S. C., by the Bank
of Johnston on July 21, 1919, and
payable July 21, 1920. If any person
or persons are interested in this cer
tificate of deposit, they must show
cause at the Bank of Johnston on or
before July 9, 1921, why said bank
should not issue a duplicate of the
certificate above described.
W. B. OUZTS,
June 20, 1921.
One thirty-foot steel tank; one
one-horse electric motor; one Weston
& Brocker sewerage disposal ceptic
tank; one pump and jack; 60 feet of
5-11. B. B. JONES.
FOR SALE: Eight thorough-bred
Poland China pigs, big bone type,
males and females, two months old,
from registered stock, $10 each. Pigs
subject to registration-beauties.
Purchasers call for and see them at
my home Colliers, S. C.
HUGH W. HAMMOND.
Let me repair your shoes
Men's half-soles sewed_$1.00
Men's half-soles tacked_ .85
Ladies' half-soles sewed_ .85
Ladies' half-soles*tacked_ .60
H. P. LOWE
At T. J. Paul's Vulcanizing Plant.
Eyes scientifically examined and
glasses properly fitted.
GEO. F. MIMS, .
Edgefield, S. C.
Farmers Can Borrow
The Federal Loan Act has been
declared constitutional. The Federal
Land Bank at Columbia will begin
business soon. We have been author- .
ized by the secretary of the local as- '.
sociation to take applications from
farmers for loans on real estate. All
farmers who wish to borrow money
can procure application blanks at our
office. Avail yourself at once of this
N. G. EVANS.
G. T. BURNETT.
The best fabric tire
made for heavy service
or rough roads -
Extra Ply-Heavy Tread
30 X 31
Reduction on all styles and sizes
A New Low Price on a
Known and Honest Product
Boll Weevil Insurance.
Protect yourself from loss by boll
weevil. I am prepared to furnish boll
weevil insurance, guaranteeing 130
pounds of lint cotton to, the acre. The
premium or cost is $i.l7 per acre.
See me when in town.
6-8 E. J. NORRIS..
"I was weak and run-down,"
relates Mn. Eula Burnett, of
Dalton, Ga. "I was thin and
ig" just felt tired, all the time.
I didn't rest well. I wasn't
ever hungry. I knew, by
this, I needed a tonic, and
as there ls none better than
S CARDIN !
The Woman's Tonic
... I began using Cardal,"
continues Mrs. Burnett
"After my first bottle, I slept
better and ate better. I took
four bottles. Now I'm well,
feel just fine, eat and sleep,
my skin ls clear and I hare
gained and sure feel that
Cardul ls the best tonic ever
Thousands of other women
have found Cardul just as
Mrs. Burnett did. It should
At all druggists.
On the night of October 19th< 1920
the vault of the Bank\pf Trenton,
Trenton, S. C., was burglarized and
the following certificates of stock
covering stock owned in the^renton
Fertilizer Company, was stolen and
the public is warned not tq: accept any
of these certificates as application has
been made for duplicates:
Certificate No. 2 for 3 share owned
by F. P. and T. P. Salter.
Certificate No. 24 for 3 shares
owned by J. W. Miller.
Certificate No. 25 for 3 shares
owned by J. W. Miller, Executor.
TRENTON FERTILIZER CO.
Trenton, S. C.
All creditors of the estate of N.
L. Branson, late of said county and
state, deceased, will render an ac
count of their demands, duly attest-,
ed and all debtors will pay amount
due by them, to the undersigned Ex
ecutor of estate at his home at Cfe
ora, S. C.
D. D. BRUNSON,
Cleora, S. C. '
June 21, 1921.
Foundry} Machine, Boiler
Works and Mill Supply
Cotton Oil, Gin, Saw, Grist, Cane,
Shingle Mill, Machinery Supplies and
Repairs, Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers,
Grate Bars, Pumps, Pipe, Valves and
Fittings, Injectors, Belting, Packing
Bose, etc. Cast every day.
GASOLINE' AND KEROSENE
Pumping, Wood Sawing and Feed
Sr, King's Hew Discover}
KILLS THE COUGH. CU.?ES THE LUNGS.
Do YOUR Cm LDRIN
like Castor Oil?
then why make them
take it? Why cling to
the old idea that a medi
cine must be unpleasant
in order to be good?
TASTE LIKE CANDY
ACT LIKE MAGIC
The best authorities say
that their main ingre
dient "accelerates the
peristalsis in the same
way as castor oil.**
Good for children and
adults. Get a box il
your drug store*
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