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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, August 3.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. S. M. Cooper of Ninety Six was
a visitor in Edgefield yesterday.
Miss Annie Bee is visiting Mrs.
Fred G. Swaffield in Columbia.
' Mr. Douglas DePass of Columbia is
among the visitors in town this week.
Mr. Luther Jones of Greer is spend
ing this week with relatives in Edge
Mr. N. D. Robertson is visiting rela
tives in Edgefield and vicinity this
Miss Ida Folk left yesterday to spend
a fortnight visiting relatives in Beech
Mrs. E. C. Hudgens of Knoxville,
Tenn., is visiting her son, Mr. M. W.
'Mr. H. C. Porter of Darlington was
a visitor in Edgefield the latter part of
Mr. Llewelyn Nicholson of Columbia
is visiting relatives in Edgefield and in
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stewart spent
last week visiting relatives in Columbia
Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Kemp of Callison
are visiting their sons, Mr. J. D. Kemp
and Mr. Beatie Kemp.
Among the prominent Shrinners
1?re for the big 'cue wa Judge Beck
ham, of Jacksonville.
Prof. and Mrs. P. P. Burns of Bir
mingham are here visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Orlando Sheppard.
Miss Gladys Geiger of St Matthews
is visiting Mrs. Mary J. Norris and
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman.
Mrs. John Aull and little daugh
ter have returned to Columbia, af
ter a very happy visit in Edgefield.
Who'll weigh cotton at Johnston,
Trenton and Edgefield this fail? That
will be decided in the election Saturday.
Vote in the cotton weigher's election
Saturday. It is your duty to vote, if
you are entitled to vote in this election.
Mr. Elwyn Moore is to be a member
of a house party in the home of Mr. E.
G. Morgan in North Augusta this week
The friends of that gallant old vet
eran of the Colliers section, Mr. J. H.
Coursey, regret that he continues quite
Mr. Gary Satcher, of the firm of
Satcher, Nixon & Smith of Augusta,
was among the visitors in Edgefield
Mr. and Mrs. Drew Nixon and their
daughter of Greenwood were guests of
.Mr. and Mrs. John Nixon for the
Mr. S. McG. Simpkins and Mr.
Francis Simpkins have been recent
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clint Graydon
in Columbia. Sj
Mr. and Mis. Allen Samuels and jul
ien. Jr., leave this week for Savannah,
and from there they are to go to Ashe
ville and other points.
Little Miss Janie Edwards, the daugh
ter of Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Edwards, has
returned from a visit to Mrs. John M.
Schroder in Savannah.
Misses Etta Watkins and Louise
Campbell, two very charming young
ladies from Belton, are guests this
week of Miss Margaret Madden.
* Mrs. Bettis Cantelou and Miss Mae
Tompkins are among the Edgefieldians
who are enjoying the ozone of Western
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Tompkins and
Mrs. Susan B. Hill left Monday in their
car for Black Mountain, N. C., where
they will spend a month.
The Colliers base ball team is ar
ranging to play a double-header on Sat
urday, August 13. They will also serve
a barbecue dinner on that day.
Miss Ida Folk left Tuesday for
Beech Island, where she will have a
happy visit with Misses Katherine
Atkinson and Gertrude Dunbar.
Mrs. Jesse Vause of Mt. Olive, N.
C., is here spending a fortnight with
Mr. Foy A. Vause, the very capable
manager of the Dixie Highway Hotel.
Misses Emma and Margaret Blocker
are spending this week in ErTgefield
visiting relatives, and are being cor
dially greeted by their friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith of Augus
ta are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. - R.
Scurry. The friends of Mr. Smith are
delighted that he has fully recovered
from a recent prolonged spell of
typhoid fever, being in the University
hospital about six weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. John Rainsford are re
ceiving cordial congratulations of their
friends over the coming of ? little son
to be a permanent visitor in their
Mr. J. Maner Lawton is spending
some time in Edgefield with his family.
He bas business interests in the lower
part of the State which claim much of
Lieut. Pendleton Gaines was a visi
tor in Edgefield yesterday, stopping
here while en route to Camp Benning,
near Columbus, Ga., where he has been
assigned for duty.
After spending several weeks very
pleasantly in Edgefield, having been
the recipient of much social attention,
Mrs. T. L. Nicholson will leave to-day
for her home in Chicago.
Married, Sunday evening? July 31,
Mr. Ervin D. Turner of the Cleora sec
tion and Mrs. Ada Gwinn of Edgefield,
by Rev. P. P. Blalock at the residence
of the officiating minister.
Mr. and Mrs. Smyly Stevens of Ben
nettsville are visitors in Edgefield to
day. They have been spending the
past week at Meeting Street with Mrs.
Ida Stevens, Mr. Stevens' mother.
Mrs. Ida Boatwright of Ridge Spring
and Mrs. B. T. Boatwright of Johnston
are spending to-day with Mrs. Emma
N. Dobson. They motored to Edge
field, with Mr. Joe Asbell at the wheel.
Mr. J. B. Quarles of Anderson spent
Saturday with his uncle, Mr. L. G.
Quarles, and Sunday with his sister,
Mrs. Ed Strom. Mr. Quarles is trav
eling salesman for a wholesale house in
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fuller are now
occupying Mr. W. S. Adams' home in
South Edgefield with him, and Mr. W,
0. Tatum, Jr., the superintendent of
the Edgefield schools, will occupy Mr.
Fuller's new bungalow.
Bear in mind that the election foi
public cotton weigher at Edgefield,
Johnston and Trenton will be held Sat
urday of this week. Every white per
son who has attained the voting age
who sells cotton at either of these
markets should vote in this election.
Mrs. Emily Strother and Miss Char
lotte Strother have gone to Beaufort tc
make their home for some time. Edge
field keenly regrets to give up these la
dies. Their home on Wigfall street
will be occupied for the summer bv
Mrs. J. E. Agnew.
After being absent from Edgefield
for more than eleven months, teaching
in Aurora', Minn., and spending two
months of her vacation on a western
tour, Miss Florence Mims arrived from
Los Angeles, California; Sunday morn
ing, coming by way of New Orleans,
where she stopped two days;
Mrs. Charles Brady, a maternal
aunt of Mrs. J. S. Byrd, died at a
hospital in Columbia on Friday
morning. Mrs. Byrd leaves Edge
field on Wednesday to be present at
the funeral which will be held from
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Fitz
Maurice on Thursday.
Mrs. M. B. Tucker had her sister,
Mrs. Boyd Bast?n, of Thompson, Ga.,
as her guest last week, and Mrs. Tuck
er accompanied her to her home this
week to remain some time. She will
be joined in Thompson Saturday by
Mr. Tucker, who leaves then for his
Mr. George T. Bryan, of Green
ville, was the guest of his daughter,
Mrs. A. R. Nicholson last week hav
ing come to Edgefield to attend the
Barbecue. Mr. Bryan is one of the
state's most prominent Masons and
the Edgefield Shrine Club was hon
ored to have him as their guest.
' Mrs. Foy A. Vause returned Sun
day from a delightful stay of sever
al weeks with relatives and friends
in North Carolina. She was accom
panied home by Mr. Vause's mother,
Mrs. Jesse Vause, of Mount Olive,
N. C., who will remain at the Dixie
Highway Hotel for a couple of weeks
Capt J. R. Blocker was in Edgefield
yesterday and while in conversation
with The Advertiser's representative
stated that he is now having lumber
sawed from timber on his farm with
which to rebuild his home. He will
erect a two-story residence very simi
lar to that of Mr. R. L. Dunovant in
Edgefield. Capt Blocker expects to
occupy the new building in about three
Presbyterian Pastor Resigns.
To the surprise of the members of
his congregation, and also to the peo
ple of Edgefield, Rev. J. S. Lack, who
was comparatively recently installed as
pastor of the Presbyterian churches at
Trenton, Johnston and Edgefield, sent
in his resignation and returned to his
former home in Mississippi. This ac
tion on the part of Mr. Lack has been
very generally regretted, as he was
steadily growing in the esteem and af
fection of the people of his field.
Mrs. Emma Dobson Entertains
Mrs. Emma Dobson gave a very
delightful family tea party last week
at her beautiful suburban home,
"Fair View", the occasion being a
celebration of the hostess' birthday.
Fight the Weevils.
It may be alosing battle and yet if
farmers will fight the boll weevils with
the same grim determination that the
Belgians resisted the first onslaught of
the Germans or with the same unre
lenting fury of the French at the
Marne, great inroads can be made in
their ranks. We cannot hope to stop
them altogether but can slow them
down while Old.Sol is rapidly maturing
the lower fruit on the stalk.
A Golden Opportunity.
To those who need a new wagon,
buggy or harness, Mr. Bettis Caxtelou
offers in his advertisement thiB week a
golden opportunity to supply your
needs. Even on credit, provided you
can give a gilt-edge paper, Mr. Cante
lou is offering a reduction in price of
thirty-three and one-third per cent, and
for cash he will make an additional five
per cent cut. Make your idle dollars
get busy and bring in large returns.
Is not this a golden opportunity?
The home of Mr. and Mrs. S. M.
Smith on Jeter street was the scene of
a marriage at noon Tuesday that was a
great surprise to many persons in
Edgefleld. Mrs. Ida M. Blount of
Grovetown, Ga., and Mr. James L.
Ray of Union, S. C., were quietly mar
ried, Rev. L. A. Peatros, rector of the
Episcopal church, officiating. Mrs.
Blount has frequently visited in Edge
field and has made many personal
friends here who extend hearty gooc
wishes. Soon after their marriage Mr.
and Mrs. Ray motored to Trenton,
where they boarded the north bounc
train for Union.
New Mill Creek Bridge.
In about fifteen days a new bridge
across Mill creek on the Martin Towt
road will be completed and thrown oper
for travel. Supervisor Edmunds lei
the contract some time ago to King
Brothers of Greenwood for $3,600.
(The construction is.of long-leaf hearl
I pine lumber and the span of the bridge
is covered with galvanized iron to pro
tect it from the weather. This bridge
I will be a great boon to that portion ol
our citizenship which travels the Mar
tin Town road, one of the oldest thor
oughfares of the county. Mr. Ed
munds made a good trade when be let
the contract to King Brothers for this
Change in Union Meetings.
For some time, owing to the small
attendance upon the Saturday sessions
of the union meetings, the question of
discontinuing the Saturday sessions al
together has been agitated in the union
meetings of the first division of the
lEdgefield Baptist association. After
j some discussion at the union meeting
at Bold Spring last Sunday a resolu
tion was adopted making the change.
Hereafter there will be only a one-day
session of the union meeting in the first
divison, and that will be held on the
fifth Sunday. The next union meeting
of this division will be held at Bethany
Mrs. Lawrence Nicholson
Mrs. B. B. Jones gave a very charm
ing party on Tuesday afternoon in
honor of Mrs. Lawrence Nicholson of
j Chicago, who has been a beloved guest
I in her old home the past month.
Mrs. Allen Samuels served refresh
ing punch from a prettily appointed ta
ble on the wide veranda. Mrs. Jones
and Mrs. Nicholson greeted the guests
in the wide hall, and little Allen Sam
uels gave the dainty score cards to the
Twelve tables were arranged in the
[spacious rooms that were en suite.
Baskets of cut flowers added an artis
tic touch to the pretty scene.
Miss Gladys Sawyer of Johnston
made the top score, receiving a pack
of gilt-edge cards.
Miss Annabel Saunders cut the con
solation, which was a box of bon bons.
An elaborate salad course was served
concluding the delightful party.
Clemson Meeking in Aiken .
The graduates of Clemson College
in Edgefield, Barnwell, Aiken and
Allendale will hold a meeting in the
city of Aiken Moday, August 8.
Coach .Stewart, Clemson's football
coach, will be on hand for a talk.
Supper will be served and every man
who expects to attend should write
Mr. H. S. Johnson, Aiken, S. C., so
he can arrange for supper. Every
Clemson man iri the counties above
mentioned should attend this meet
Buggies, Wagons and
From now until September 1st we are
going to allow a discount of 33a per
cent on Buggies, Harness and all strap
goods-in fact everything in stock ex
cept wagons, and will allow 20 per
cent on wagons. This is our credit
price where you can furnish a-1 paper
on to-day's classification, not a year ago.
Will also allow extra discount of 5 per
cent for cash.
Our goods not marked up for this sale, j
a straight deal. Our guarantee behind I
everything we sell. I
Sweetwater News Items.
Dear Advertiser :
I will send a few dots from
i dear old Sweet Water,
i We are glad to report Miss N
! Morgan is able to be up again ai
her recent illness.
Mrs. Walter P. Stevens has b>
'? quite sick for several days, much
the regret of her many friends.
Mrs. S. E. Bell, of Augusta, ]
been visiting Mrs. J. S. Reynolds :
the past week.
Mrs. J. T. Reese returned Sat
; day from her usual vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. John B- Mealing, !
complimented their many frien
with a watermelon cutting on F
day night of last week, after whi
delightful music on the Victrola vi
enjoyed by all present. Everyo
enjoyed the hospitality of these goi
people very much.
On Thursday night of this we<
Mr. J. P. Mealing, son of Dr. W. '.
Mealing, of North Augusta, ente
fained with a dance at Cooper scho
house, bringing about twenty your
people from North Augusta, ar
they, together with our young pei
pie spent a most enjoyable eveninj
Misses Emmie Mae and and Hele
Gardner's friends gave them a sui
prise party one night last weel
Dancing was enjoyed throughout th
v3Iiss Mattie Williams spent las
week at Antioch, and attended pro
tracted meeting. She was the gues
of Misses Daisy and Ola Gardne:
while there, and Miss Ola came hom<
with her to spend a while.
We are glad to see our Sundaj
School being revived, as it has beer
a struggle to keep it going for the
past six weeks, on account of so
much sickness in the community.
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FOR COTTON WEIGHER.
Inrespectively announce to the pub
lic and to my friends that I am a
candidate for Cotton Weigher at
Edgefield. If elected I promise you
faithful and efficient service. I so
licit your vote and your support in
attaining this position.
JOHN R. SCURRY.
I respectfully announce that I am
a candidate for re-election to the of
fice cf public cotton weigher for the
town of Edgefield. I have served on
ly one term and the experience I
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.
I respectfully announce that I am
a candidate for the position of pub
lic cotton weigher for the town of
Johnston. I have served the people six
years in that capacity and solicit
their support in the election to be
held August 6. If elected I ?hall do
my utmost to give entire satisfaction
as I have always done. If chosen to
serve as cotton weigher it shall be my
constant desire and purpose to ren-l
der faithful, impartial service to
E. F. THRAILKILL.
Johnston, S. C.
I take this means of announcing
that I am a candidate for re-election
to the position of public cotton weigh
er for the town of Johnston and re
spectfully solicit the support of all
those who market their cotton at
Johnston, pledging myself, if re-elect
ed, to render the same faithful ser
vice in the future that I have in the
past, both to sellers and buyers.
J. W. BLEDSOE. .
I respectfully announce that I am
a candidate fo re-election to the po
sition of public cotton weigher for
the town of Johnston and solicit the
support of the farmers who sell their
cotton at Johnston, pledging myself
if elected, to use the same faithful
endeavor in the future as in the past
to give entire satisfaction to both the
seller and buyer of cotton.
W. S. CLARK.
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.
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.
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
Hose, etc Cast every day.
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