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?t Office NNO 61
||\ Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, November 2.
iOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Elizabeth Smith is spending
this week in. Columbia.
Dr. Luther Byrd of Augusta was
. among the visitors in Edgefield yes
terday. ' /
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Mr. J. Sam .Hughes went to Beau
fort Monday where he has aecepted a.
position. . * ' 1
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Miss -Ethel DeLoach returned Mon
day from a visit to her sister, Mrs.
Frank Huggins, of Manning.
Miss Julia Folk, Mrs. P. M. Fel- j
tham and Master John Curran j Fel
tham spent Saturday in B?tesburg.
Mr. C. E. Cogburn has rented the
residence on Addison street former
ly occupied by Mr. John Rainsford.
Mr. S. B. Mays, Jr., has arrived to
remain at home af ter a prolonged so
journ in the Southwest and in Mex
The Masonic oyster supper which
was announced last week for Friday
night, November 4th, has been post
Miss Margaret Madden and Miss
Mattie Saunders spent last week in
Columbia attending the state fair
The Edgefield Community Fair
> will be held in the Court House in
stead of' in the, Opera House Friday,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Rainsford
went to Augusta y?sterday and will
also spend today in the city across
Mr. William Thurmond, Jr., and
Mitchell Wells, i Jr., came over from
the South Carolina University for
Mrs. Arthur Childress of Greer
arrived Monday to spend this week
with relatives in Edgefield. She has
been very cordially greeted.
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Schroder
and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. F. Schroder
came up from Savannah and spent
last week at Trenton and Parkhill.
A little daughter is now a perma
nent dweller in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. McManus, Jr., bringing joy
and gladness and sunshine into the
The Philharmonic Music Club will
meet with Mrs. H. C. Mitchell Wed
nesday, November 9, at 4 p. m. A
full attendance of the members is
Don't hunt until the law permits
and don't hunt without a hunter's li
cense, and then do not hunt on the
premises of another person without
The Southern railroad has made
reduced rates to the Augusta fair
which is being held this week. A con
siderable number of our people will
attend the fair.
The Edgefield friends of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Reel of Augusta waft af
fectionate greetings to their little
daughter who was presented to
them by the Stork Monday.
Mr. Morris Deal who joined the 1
navy some time ago came home or. a
furlough of a few days last week. He
is on duty at Chraleston now but will
go to Cuba about Christmas.
The Norris Millinery Company of
Johnston announces in its advertise
' ment in this issue that beginning with
this week its entire stock of high
-class millinery will go on.sale at cost.
Mr. Abrom Daitch reminds the peo?,
pie this week that fall shopping will
be made easy at his store because \>f
the large assortment to select from
and also on account of the very low
i*T6* . \p. tc,. c?^^?I.I?^
'Dr., C. A. Jones will preach in t?ie
Baptist church Sunday morning and
evening. Favorable comment is yet
heard upon the two very inspiring
sermons wfyich he preached here sev
eral weeks ago.
Mr. and Mrs. 'N. G. Evans will
leave today for New York where they
will remain for some ?ime for,treat
ment by specialist}. Their Edgefield
friends hope that they will soon re
turn fully restored to health.
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
to set the genni ne. cal! for full name, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for signature o
E.W. GROVE. Cures a Cold in One Day. Stop?
?cash and headache, and Troths off enid. 25c
Judge, J. B. Tompkins returned
Sunday from the Confiiredate vet
erans' reunion in Chattanooga. He re
ports -having had a fine time.' A very
enjoyable feature of his trip was the
visit to the Chicamauga battle field.
The Collett Drug Company tells
The Advertiser's readers this week
pf its. large assortment of fine can
dies. Only in city stores, if there, will
a larger assortment of fine candies
be found than is or. display in this
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor left yester
day for Lancaster to attend the> an
nual session of the Upper Soutt? Car
olina Conference of the Methodist
church. We trust that he will be as
signed to .Edgefield and Trenton
again by the bishop. \
Rev. Ernest Baker who was recent
ly called to the pastorate of the Pres
byterian church will preach Sunday
morning at 11.30 o'clock. His regular
appointments here will be the first
and third Sunday mornings at ll :30
and at night on the fourth Sunday.*
The Ladies' Auxiliary of the Meth
odist church will observe the?\ annual
week bf prayer, 'beginning* Monday^
November 7, and continuing through
Friday, November ll. The meetings
will be held each afternoon at the
church at four o'clock. The public is
Monday and Tuesday a number of
farmers were purchasing seed oats in
Edgefield; This is well. If we are to
overcome the boll weevil, it must be
done by growing more food crops and
small grain can be most successfully
grown by sowing in the fall. The acre
age of wheat and oatr throughout
the county should be doubled this
fall. . :
The law regulating the killing of
game is a good law and shpuld be ob
served. A man who disregards the
law is not an good citizen as he should
be, and law .abiding citizens should
co-operate with the game warden in
enforcing the law. Then, too, every
man who hunts beyond the borders or
his own premises should have a hunt
er's license. . j
Mr. J. E. Sullivan presented The
Advertiser with a very large sweet
potato of the Porto Rica variety
when he was m town Monday. He also
presented "Cashier Asbell of the Peo
ples Bank with one which weighed
eleven and a half pounds, the larg
est potato we ever saw. Mr. Sullivan
says he has harvested enough pota
toes to supply his table two years.
Armistice Day to be Observed.
On Friday, November 11th, at the
close of the week of prayer by the
Methodist Mission society the Wo
man's Christian Temperance Union
will observe Armistice Day, at which
day all the mission societies are in
vited to be present.
The hour will be 3:30 o'clock, p. m.
A full program will be published next
The meeting will take place at the
The object of these meetings, be
ing held all over the United States,
is to pray for wor?d disarmament.
Let every woman come.
The Hub's Bargain Sale.
Comencing tomo:rrow, Thursday,
November 3, The Hub, which is own
ed by Mr. Victor Daitch will begin a
feast of bargains which are set forth
in a double-page advertisement in
this issue. Mr. Da tc h has engaged
Mr. R. E. Richards of New York to
manage the sale for him. A perusal
of this advertisement will show how
very low the prices have been cut on
staple merchandise. There are also
many free offers which the people
will be glad to accept. The first 100
persons who enter the store Thursday
morning will be given $1 free on pur
chase 'of #2 and over. Mr. Richards J
will also be on hand to manage the
sale in person. '
In the drawing last Saturday the
lucky number was 524 which was held ,
by Major W. J. Duncan and he was
presented with a Fisk inner tube free.
Watch for the drawing next Staur
day. It pays tb trade with us.
YONCE & MOONEY.
WANTED: Men or women to* take
orders among friends and neighbors
for the genuine guaranteed hosiery,
full line for men, women and chil
dren. Eliminates darning. We pay
75c an hour spare time, or $36.00 a
week for full time. Experience un
necesssary. Write International
Stocking Mills, Morristown, Pa.
FOR SALE: 150 acres three miles
of Edgefield; $10 per acre. 450 acres
six miles of Edgefield;.$8 per acre.
JOHN RAINSFORD. .'
Edgef?eld School News.
The Tillman Literery Society \
organized at the beginning of sehe
and meets every F^day. The p
grams are well carried out, tl
showing the wonderful talents, of 1
Edgefield pupils. New officers w<
elected at-the last meeting. They ?J
as follows: Kate Minis, preside]
Robert Ouzts, vice-president; AU
Edwards, treasurer; Albert Rail
foid, secretary; May Rives, cens
and Mr. W- 0. Tatum, critic.
A match game of basket ball 1
tween the Edgefield High School a
the Johnston High School Fridj
Come and boost your school !
Our class was organized two wee
ago. Miss Eleanor Mini3, preside!
Miss Kate Mims, vice-president; IV
Robert Ouzts, treasurer,. ..nd M
Elyse Hudgens and Mr. Dixon Ti:
merman, reporters. Our class mot
is'"Be Square.7* Colors, ojd gold a;
black; flower^ nasturtium.
A Test bf Honor.
A (A story written by one of t
High School teachers. We leave t
reader to guess who the hero ai
? Billy Marchant walked buoyant
up the wide stone steps of his swe?
heart's home. He was happy; yet
close observer 'could easily discei
an anxious look on his hindson
face. Billy was soon in the drawir
room before a roaring fire. In a fe
minutes Miss Terry came in and h
"Bessie," said Billy, v though h
heart was beating furiously, "Bessie
you promised me an ?nswer-'toda;
and I've come for it. Say you lo^
me, say that you will be mine, swee
heart and--" ? \ ' y
"Careful, Billy dear, careful,'1
warned Miss Terrye, "don't let yoi
Southern inclinations lead you into'
lifetime bargain. Hold one 1 Don't yo
dare." ' -jj) - \
"Billy," said Miss* Terry, a fe
minutes later, when all was quh
again, "are you going to enlist?"
"I had a letter from Governc
Smith today. , He offered me a cai
tain's ^ commission in the Sevent
regiment. Of cours? Fm going. Bu
Bessie Terry arose from her chai
and gazed down at Billy with a scon
"You are going, to South "Carolina
You are going to fight again you
flag? You are a rebel!"
"I was born and reared in Sout]
Carolina, you know,^' said Billiy.
"Yes, I know. But you have beei
in the law here for four yews. Yoi
are a New Yorker now, Billy."
Billy quietly shook his head. "I be
long to ;the state of my birth. Yoi
?wouldn't want me to be a-traitor tc
my sovereign state, would you?"
"That's what you are, a^traitor tc
your flag. ' Billy, I'll give you one
chance. If you love me enlist in tht
New York Infantry. Father can give
you a captain's commission. If you
don't love me and value my love, go
to your little South State vand don't
even come to tell me good-bye." With
these words Bessie left the; room.
Billy's mind was in a turmoil. Slow
ly he walked home,, scarcely knowing
where his footsteps led. He stalked
up to his room, slammed the door,
threw his coat and. hat on' the table,
and sat down to think, the matter
over. In vain he wrestled with him
self. But hie love for the girl was an
equal match for his sense bf duty
his love for his native state-so the
combat was fierce; for hours Billy
sat perfectly quiet, while his brain
"A girl that would put such a prop
osition to a man does not deserve
but oh! my I Bessie, how can I give
you up? I love you! I love you!
The next evening found Billy again
in his sweetheart's drawing room.
She'suppressed a little sigh when she
saw how haggard and worn he was,
and her heart smote her.
"Billy, you have come tb tell me."
"That I will have to give you up,
Bessie.- I must go to my country. I
With a little cry Bessie threw her
self into his arms, and he folded her
to himself and kissed her.
"But-but, I don't understand,"
said poor Billy.
"Don't you see, darling! It was
you ! I was testing you, not your, love
for me. I knew you loved me, Billy.
You are a man!" \
(Three years later.)
Bessie Terry casie out of the li
brary in tears. Her father's words
w?r? ringing in her ears. "No! You
cannot even communicate with him.
He's a rebel ! He "killed your brother
at Gettysburg-my, poor' son. How
can you even speak of him? I forbid
you to have anything to do with him.
"But father," protested the girl,.
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?Our large assortment of fall
force, together with the ver
will make your fall shoppin;
; which were bought early in
ne?d fpr fall and winter we;
and let us show you;
for men and boys at price
I will make it easy for you to
shoes from leading manufac
"I love him. He's a gentleman. Also,
father dear, I am twenty-two years
old, and I have the right to speak for
/, "I forbid, you to mention his name
again. Go and pack your trunk. I will
send you to Richmond, where your
Aunt Myrtle can take care of you.
She is not a traitor, if she does live
in the rebel capitol."
So a few days later found the lit
tle party passing through the Union
lines. Rev. John Smith, Bessie Ter
ry's brother-in-law. had gotten ,the
passes, so that he. could return to
Richmond after a visit to his wife's
At the Potomac the Union officer,
detailed-by Gen. McClellan to guide
the party through the Union ilnes,
departed and the carriage . crossed
over, into Virginia-the rebel terri
They had traveled scarcely three
mijes miles before "they were sur
rounded by Union soldiers. "What
have we here? Spies, by Jove," ex
claimed the officer in command. "Pife
out, you," this tb the Rev. John
Smith. Then seeing th? ladies, "Oh,
pardon, ladies, but you will have to
do me the honor of returning to our
side of thc Potomac, and report to
In vain the preacher protested."
The carriage was turned back and
with sorrowful hearts they began to
retrace their steps.
Suddenly the officer who was rid
ing by the side of the carriage began
giving order in short, quick sen
tences. Then. .there was a sound of
gallbping? horses, cursing men, and
"Charge," rang^ out. an order, in a
clear voice. Then bedlam broke loose.
But it lasted only a few minutes.
Soon the carriage was surrounded by
grey-coated men. "Order, there!";
The same ringing vioce spoke out,
and a young officer galloped up to
the carriage in which the^ terrified
young girl and no less terrified min
ister sat. i ^
"Billy!" Bessie almost shrieked the
"Why, by all that is glorious!" and
Captain Marchant jerked open the
carriage door and clasped the tremb
ling girl in his arms.
The officers . began crowding
around, and Captain Marchant came
to earth again.
"Sweetheart, I thought I had lost
you. You should have seen the letter
I got from your father. But I love
you, and your father and 'the whole
Union - army cannot get between us
again. If we were only married!"
"Billy, ?Uncle John 'is a minister.
Let's get married now.'"
"I thought, from my brother-in
law's description of you that you
were an ogre. I find you are a gen
tleman, sir, and I'll be proud to mar
ry you right now."
The Union officer, standing where
the carriage had crossed the Potomac
was starlted a few moments later
by thunderous cheers, mixed with
rebel yells, which came from the reb
But Captain Marchant and Mrs.
Marchant were so happy that all the
?heers, intended for them fell on deaf
merchandise in every department and our courteous sales
yr low price at which we are selling1 first-class merchandise,
g easy at our store.
Staple Dry Goods
the summer at the lowest prices, we have just what you
ar. We believe, too,, we can save you money 1 Come in
Large Stock of Clothing
s so low that.-quality. of goods considered, you will be
OUR SHOE STOCK
shoe everyx member of the family. We sell only the best I
turers. Come, in and let us show you. \
,e Building-Edgef ield, S. C.
Meeting of Second Division of
W. M. U.
On the 19th .of November at Red
Hill church there will be a' meeting
of the second division W. M. IL, in
eluding the Missionary and Junior so
cieties of the following, churches:
Antioch, Horn's Cr^eek, Red Hill, Mt
Zion, Trenton, Hardy's i and Repub
lican. Each society is urged to be
The following is the program in
charge of Mrs. W. R. Barnes, division
Devotions-Mrs. W. G. Wells.
; Welcome-Rev. W. R. Barnes.
Response, Mrs. J. H. Courtney.
Roll Call of societies and verbal
reports from $ach giving plans for
the coming year.
Suggestions for division for 1921
1922-Mrs. W. R. Barnes.' ? !?
Reports from "Woman's Missionary.
Union in, Spartahburg-Miss Jennie
"Putting First Things First"--?Mrs.
T. J'.' Briggs.
A Message from Superintendent,
Mrs. Mims, "How Shall We Meet our
r >? -..-./.?,
I Pledges?"-Mrs. Frank West.
Address^ on Missionary ' Woik in.
China-'Miss Ida C. Bell of Green
Roll call of Y. W. A.'s and G. A.'s
with M;ss Emmie'Lanham jn charge..'
"Need of Organized Young People
in our Churches"-Miss Lapham.
"Utilizing Enthusiasm in ouirf
Young Women"-Miss Essie Busssy. -
Sunbe?m session in charge of Mrs.
Tillman. ' ? ' ?
Roll call with response prepared by
leaders of various societies.
Plan of work for 1921-1922-Mis.
Dismissed with prayer by Rev. W.
R. Barnes. ,
Whenever Yon Need a OeaeraJ Tctj??
Tato Grcve's BV
The Old Standard Grove's,Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic > because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blocd and
Builds op the Whole System. 50 cents.
WE SELL MORE CANDY
> Than Anybody Else
Our Stock is Fr?sh
Block's, HoCingsworth's, Schlesinger's, Sophie Mae pack
ages and bulk candies. J
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a full line of popular selling Toilet Articles, Stationer/,
Rubber Goods, Cigars and Tobaccos. Medicines for the
Oar Soda Fount is the Best
Collett Drag Company
BEGINNING THIS WEEK
OUR ENTIRE STOCK
OF ( ''. \
Highm Class Millinery
WILL GO ON SALE AT
We have some beautiful hats, and it will par you to k'ok
at ours before buying elsewhere.
Norris Millinery ;Co.
JOHNSTON. S. C.