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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, October 5.
iiOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Lucile Duke of North Augus
ta is a guest of Miss Julia Folk.
Mrs. J. Maner Lawton is in Savan
nah visiting her sister, Mrs. A. J.
The jury commissioners will draw
the second week's jury Friday of this
Mr. Fred Mays came over from Co
lumbia and spent the week-end in
Mrs. J. S. Scurry of Gainesville,
Fla., is here visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Hart.
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor will preach
in the Methodist church Sunday
morning and evening.
Miss Susie Holley has about recov
ered from her recent illness and will
in a few days be at her post of duty
in the telephone exchange.
Mrs. J. H. Temples of Blythe, Ga.,
spent Sunday and Monday in Edge
field visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ad
Rev. and Mrs. A. L. Gunter of
JBatesburg are among the visitors in
Edgefield today and are being very
According to the present outlook,
people will have to live at home if
they live at all, which will be teach
ing some old dogs new tricks.
Mr. J. A. Townsend's attractive
bungalow will be quite an addition
to Wigfall street, fast becoming one
of the most popular residence streets.
The frost on the pumpkin this
morning and the crisp, bracing at
mosphere makes one shake off the
laziness of the very hot Indian sum
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Bryan? and lit
tle son, accompanied by Mr. Tom
Bryan, visited Mrs. Lizzie R. Park
man Sunday last in the Elmwood sec
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Clint T.
Graydon of Columbia, Friday, Sep
tember 30, a little daughter, Sarah
Lewis. Edgefield friends extend the
best of good wishes.
Mr. F. C. Hawkins, a graduate of
Furman University and a student of
the Seminary in Louisville, will
preach in the Baptist church Sunday
The work on the Sunday school an
nex of the Methodist church is go
ing steadily forward and it will only
be a few short weeks before it can
The October meeting.?f the Edge
field chapter, U. D. C.,"will be held
at the home of Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr.,
next Tuesday afternoon at 3:30
All farmers and other who guar
-anteed the salary of the cotton grad
er at Edgefield should attend a meet
ing to be held in the court house Sat
urday next at ten o'clock.
As the report of the land sales
Monday will show, real estate in what
is commonly known as the ridge sec
tion of the county commands o good
price in spite of the boll weevil.
Miss Agnes Long, daughter of j
Prof. G. F. Long, has been honored
by being made vice president of the
literary society of her class at the
Columbia college, where she is a
Mrs. H. Wei bert of Jacksonville,
Fla., after spending two months in
New York, Boston and White Moun
tains has stopped over a few days in
Trenton to be the guest of Mrs. J. D.
Mathis while en route to her home.
The latest information received
from Mr. J. D. Holstein who is now
in Johns Hopkins hospital in Balti
more was to the effect that he is im
proving. His friends hope for an
early return te his home fully restor- ]
ed to health.
Many retail merchants have a dol
lar day and it is rumored that Mr.
Ford will seon have a one-hundred
dollar day by selling Ford cars at one
hundred dollars, each on that day
only. Get your hundred ready for the
LOST: Either at Edgefield or Sal
uter's Pond, a small gold cross and
chain. Finder leave at this office and
We received several days ago an
interesting letter from Mr. J. W.
Reese who is in St. Petersburg, Fla.,
where he has met several former
South Carolinians and is greatly
pleased with the land of perpetual
Mr. H. H. Lindsey of Tennessee
spent the latter part of the past week
in Edgefield and while he is a travel
ing salesman his sojourn in Edgefield
was not along commercial lines of
business. Cupid, it seems, arranged
for his stop-over here.
Mr. A. G. Ouzts of Elmwood
brought The Advertiser a bag of
sweet potatoes, peanuts and pears, an
assortment of good things to eat
which we greatly appreciate. Mr.
Ouzts is one ol the few farmers who
lives at home and always has some
thing to sell besides cotton.
Mr. B. B. Jones has a half page ad
vertisement this week giving some
very attractive prices on staple mer
chandise, the figures he presents
showing that the prices are cut half
in two. What more could be asked?
Now is the time to make your cash
count for most.
Mrs. Annie Walker returned Fri
day from a delightful trip to Atlan
ta and on Saturday her daughter,
.Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., compliment
ed her with a birthday party, invit
ing nearly a dozen of Mrs. Walker's
friends to share the pleasures of the
occasion with her.
Mrs. Agatha. Woodson, after spend
ing several weeks with Mrs. J. L.
Mims, has gone to Newberry where
she will make her home with her
daughter, Miss Hortense Woodson.
Miss Woodson accompanied by Mr.
Bernard Shackleford came over for
Mrs. Woodson on Sunday and return
ed to Newberry by auto.
Rev. J. T. Littlejohn of Scranton
was a welcomed visitor in Edgefield
Tuesday. He paid a visit to the red
hills of the west-side before return
ing to his home. Even if he should
rival Methuselah in longevity, Mr.
Littlejohn, and his good wife, too,
will never live to be old enough to
be forgotten by the people he served
so faithfully so long.
The acceptance of the call from
the Edgefield Baptist church by Rev.
A. T. Allen of Darlington brought
great relief to the members of the
Baptist church.-Ho will enter upon
his labors here about the middle of
November. The call to Mr. Allen be
ing unanimous and enthusiastic, he
and his family will receive a very
cordial reception in Edgefield.
At our drawing last Saturday the
successful numbers were held by Dr.
J. G. Tompkins and Mr. W. H. Hard
of Charleston. To the holder of the
successful number at the drawing
next Saturday at noon we will give
absolutely free an inner tube for his
car. It pays to buy your gasoline
YONEC & MOONEY.
Second Division Meeting of
W. M. U.
There will be a meeting of all the
Woman's Missionary Union societies
at Red Hill church on the 19th bf
November when a good program will
be carried out and the women and
children of the 2nd division churches
will get together for inspiration for
the coming year.
Mrs. W. R. Barnes is president of
this division, and a full program will
appear at an early date.
Following is a copy of invitations
issued to the approaching marriage of
a popular and widely beloved young
lady of Johnston:
Mr. and Mrs. James Hardy White
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. Thomas Milton Mitchell
Tuesday afternoon 18th of October
nineteen twenty-one at four o'clock
First Baptist Church
Johnston, South Carolina
Great Bargain Feast.
As tfoe large double-page adver
tisement of Mr. Rubenstein . in this
issue will show, he will begin tomor
row a great bargain sale, the like of
which he has never conducted be
fore. He is offering staple merchan
dise at very low prices, just at a time
when people need and must buy win
ter goods. Read every line of this
big advertisement and see what a
great saving can be effected by seiz
ing the opportunity offered by Mr.
Rubenstein. He has engaged Mr. F.
D. Merrill, a very capable manager
from Minneapolis, to conduct this
sale. If you need winter merchan
dise you can not afford to stay away
from Mr. Rubenstein's store.
Invitations, of which the following
is a copy, have been issued to the
marriage of a deservedly very popu
lar young lady of Edgefield, Miss
Miriam Norris, whose numerous
friends have showered her with many
delightful social attentions during
the past several weeks, and their only
regret in connection with her ap
proaching nuptials i3 that she will go
out from among us to reside perma
Mr. and Mrs. Epps J. Norris
request the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of the daughter
Mr. Stephen Paxson Darlington 2d
on Tuesday, the 11th of October
?.t high noon
Edgefield, South Carolina
Medals Offered to Edgefield
The following medals have been
offered the pupils of the Edgefield
One medal by Mr. Tompkins for
the best debater in the Literary So
ciety. This medal to be debated for
at Commencement and to be award
ed to the best debater among (the
boys of the Society.
One for the boy or girl in the High
School who excels in school activi
ties, i. e., the boy or girl who does
the most for the school outside of the
regular classroom work. A ten dol
lar gold piece has been offered by Mr.
C. T. Burnett by the boy who repre
sents the Edgefield school in the
State inter-Hi contest in declamation.
The trustees have offered a medal
to the boy or girl who excels in
scholarship ih the first seven grades
of the school.
Deportment will count in all schol
The regular weekly meeting of the
Literary Society is held every Fri
day at 1:15 p. m. Visitors always
W. C. T. U .Meeting.
The October meeting of the W. C.
T. U. was held Monday afternoon
with Mrs. A. E. Padgett. Mr. and
Mrs. Tatum, Mr. Mahoney, Mrs.
Mooney, the Misses Beckham, Des
Champs, Sara Nicholson, Fannie
Sheppard, Margaret ? May, Mamie'
Dunovant, . Emmie _ Lanham, F^rryJ
and Leach, superintendent and teach-,
ers of our High and Graded schools;
and Mrs. Tucker, teacher of the
Beaver Dam school, Miss Reeves,
nurse at the Mill were the invited
guests of the union, giving the mem
bers the opportunity and pleasure of
meeting and welcoming the teach
ers, six of whom are strangers to our
We regretted exceedingly the ab
sence of several of the teachers on ac
count of illness.
The members and guests were met
at the door by our gracious hostess
who had provided a tray of white
ribbon bows, one being pinned on
each member by the charming daugh
ter of the hostess, Miss Gladys Pad
The officers of the union present
received and introduced the superin
tendent and teachers.
After the devotions by Mrs. E. J.
Norris and minutes by the secretary,
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant, Mrs. Rains
ford, presiding in the absence of the
President, Mrs. J. L. Mims, cordially
welcomed the superintendent and
teachers, telling them that we recog
nize the fact that the responsibility
and opportunity of the teacher to
mould ?nd develop the youth of the
community at this most plastic period
of life, is second only to that of the
parents; and assuring them of our
sympathy and understanding of many
of their difficulties, made a plea for
their cooperation in one of the great
eest departments of the W. C. T. IL,
Scientific Temperance Instruction in
Miss Sara Nicholson read from our :
Year Book "Why We Wear the White 1
Mr. Tatum responded to request
for a talk by assuring us of his sym
pathy with the work of the W. C. T. 1
He stated that he sure that
much of the apathy and indifference
of teachers to respond in the Prize
Essay and other temperance work
was due, in a large measure to their
being uninformed as' to the impor
tance of it. Citing his own experience
of having literature sent and meet
ing the usual fate of pamphlets until
his interest was aroused and coop
eration looked in the Prize Essay
contest by the personal appeal of one
of our former State Superintendents
of S. T. I.
Mrs. W. L. Dunovant gave a force
ful talk on "The W. C. T. U. as a i
Sentiment Maker," and asked that
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Supply Your Family Needs
The fall season is approaching when heavy clothes,
heavy shoes and heavy garments throughout will
be needed. We are prepared to supply the needs
of every member ?f the family.
We have a well-selected stock of shoes for men,
women and children. Both dress shoes and every
day shoes at reasonable prices. Come in and let
us fit you.
Our stock of Clothing, Dry Goods and Notions is
complete, and we have very low prices. Your fall j
shopping done with us means a big saving in
money. Try us and let us prove it. If we should
not have what you want wre will get it for you.
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our members try in every way from
now to Armistice Day to make sen
timent for Disarmament. The W. C.
T. U. is to observe Armistice Day,
November 11th, as a day of prayer.
Misses Ruth Tompkins, Gladys
Padgett and Margaret May very gra
ciously and beautifully assisted in
the entertainment of our guests, and
added much to the enjoyment of the
members by their high class music.
Miss Tompkins excels in the Indian
music, and on this occasion she gave
an Indian love song, "Pale Moon,"
with accompaniment by Miss Gladys
Miss Padgett played with the touch
of an artist, a Prelude from one of
America's greatest creators of music,
Miss Margaret May sang, in her
sweet, appealing way, "Somewhere
a Voice is Galling."
The social hour came at the con
clusion of the program when a de
licious salad course with iced tea
and mints was served. The refresh
ments and entertainment fully sus
tained our hostess' reputation for
Card of Thanks.
We take this means of expressing
our sincere appreciation for the many
kindnesses rendered us during the
last illness of our father, Mr. J. H.
Coursey. We also greatly appreciate
what was done by our friends and
neighbors in ministering'to him. We
shall always be profoundly grateftil
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. SHARPTON.
Colliers, S. C.
PURE BRED DUROS JERSEY
I am breeding nothing
but absolutely Pure Bred
Duroc hogs, all registered,
and have pigs, both sexes,
ready for delivery.
Edgefield farmers can
get the BEST in hogs right
at home, without paying
express. Express is a. big
item now. See or write me.
W. E. B. Tompkins,
Edgefield, S. C.
FOR SALE: One fine pointer bitch,
areli broken, good qualities.
10-5-2t S. W. MILLER.
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Large stock of Rough and Dressed Lumber on hand for
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