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.Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, December 21.
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL
?Miss Mary Nicholson is :&? home
.' from Lander college for Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Tucker left
, this rnofning for Thomson, Ga., to
jspend several days.
As Christmas day is on? Sunday,
the banks of Edgpfield will be clqsed
Monday, December 26.
Mrs. W. M. Griffin of Newberry is
with her daughter, Mrs. James 0.
Sheppard for the Yuletide.
Mrs. R .M. Scurry left yesterday
to spend the Christmas holidays with
her parents in Inman. S. C.
Miss Nellie Bryan will spend the
Yuletide in Thomson, Ga., with her
brother, Mr. J. T. Bryan.
Mr. and Mrs 0. A. Kinnaird have
gone to Sylvester, Ga. ,to ;isit their
daughter, Mrs. Thomas Denby. " .
Msises May and Sarah Reeves have
gone to their former home in Lan
caster to spend the holiday season.
Mr. and Mrs. A. JR. Sharp left
Tuesday to spend several days in
Williamston with Mrs. Sharp's pa
Mr. and Mrs. William Lanham of
Ropers were guests of Mr* and Mrs.
A. A. Wells Sunday, worshipping in
the baptist church. , .
George Evans, Jr., has arrived from
- Mercer University for the holiday
season! Capt and Mrs. N. G. Evans
motored to Augusta yesterday to
meet him. '
Don't mail your Christmas' pack
ages or letters without affixing the
.Christinas seals. The proceeds from
. the sale of these1 seals will be used
to stamp out tuberculosis. * ^
^Mrs. N. <$. F?v^ns returned several
days ago f?om New York where she
has been under treatment., of special
ists. .Her friends are delighted that
she is vpry much improved.
The Addison Mills will shut down
Friday night and remain closed until
Tuesday morning in order to give
the operatives an opportunity to
6pend Christmas with their families.
The E<"gefield friends'of Mr. and
Mrs. T. L. Nicholson of Chicago waft
sincere greetings to iheir little daugh
I ter who was born on December 13.
i May she be a perpetual source"of joy
The members of the Civic League
will raffle a large pound cake at the
store of Mitchell and NCantelou Fri
day^ afternoon in 'order to raise funds
for the State Tubercular Camp in
Miss Florence Mims arrived Mon
day afternoon to spend her holiday
vacation at home, coming from Okla
homa by way of Kansas City and
Memphis. She will return to Tonka
wa Friday, December 30.
Mr. Horace Cogburn was operated
on for appendicitis in Columbia Fri
day. His mother, Mrs. Lizze Cogburn,
went to Columbia to be with him. He
stood tue' operation well and is stead
The English carol service by the
children of the Episcopal Sunday
, school and their leaders Sunday af
ternoon were very beautiful. The
church was decorated with holly and
evergreens making a beautiful set- ?
ting for the inspiring service;
Mrs. J. W Thompson of Southport,
N. C., spent several days in Edgefield
last week visiting her mother, Mrs.
Kate 3utler. Upon her return to
Southport she was accompanied by
Miss ' Mary Butler, Miss Katherine
-Thompson . _ and "Master Thomas
Mr. D. A. Tompkins who graduated
some time ago from one of the lead
ing business colleges in the country,
located at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where
he took a thorough course in bank
ing, .hhs accepted a position with the
War Finance Corporation in Colum
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Tompkins
will have all of their children around
the fireside again during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. John K. Aull, Mr. D.
Ar Tompkins and Mr. and Mrs. A. S.
Tompkins, Jr., will come from Colum
bia and Miss Grace Tompkins who is
visiting in Kentucky will reaph home
by that time.
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. The members of the Edgefield
chapetr, U, D. C., are planning to
send their'annual Christmas box to
the inmates of the County Home and
all who have donations' for the box
are requested to send them to the
home of Mrs J J. H. Cantelou Friday
Saturday afternoon Master Thomas
Thompson entertained some of his
young friends with a birthday party
celebrating his seventh birthday. The
[afternoon was very pleasantly spent
lin various games and outdoor sports.
Refreshments, were served by the
charming little host. v
- Rev. A. T. Allen stated Sunday
morning that he was very much en
cpuraged by the attendance upon the
mid-week pruyer service at the Bap
tist church, the average attendance
since he entered upon his pastorate
being 82. But, just as he* said, con
sidering the number of members of
the church, this is not as large as it
Mr. James E. Hart has, arrived to
spend the holiday season at home. He
stated that farmers in South Georgia,
where the toll weevil reached sever
al years before Edegfield county was
visited by th^m, have made an abun
dance of home supplies but they have'
no profitable market. They are only
receiving 17 cents per gallon for
their Georgia cane syrup.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Sheppard
will be made very happy by having
an unbroken family circle during the
holidays. Major and Mrs. T. J.' Lyon
have- arrived from Greenwood and
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Burns of Bir
mingham and Mr. and Mrs. Orlando
Sheppard, Jr., and Master "Mobley
Sheppard of Atlanta will arrive, the
iatter-part of the week to spend the
holiday season in Edgefield.
Mr. and Mrs. S. McG. Simkins will
have a family reunion during the
Yuletide. Mrs. C. T. Graydon and her
children have arrived from Colum
bia and Mr. Francis Simkins has ar
rived from his studies at Columbia
University. "Miss Jeanie Simkins will
reach home tomorrow from her school
duties at Chappell and Mr. and Mrs.
Elliot Simkins will arrive the latter
part of the week from Richmond.
.- The Coon Town Thirteen Club pre
sented by ,the Baraca Class of Edge
field Baptist 'church at the Court
House at McCormick Tuesday even
nig, was a success in every particu
lar. Full of pep, the whole program
was carried out creditably to those
participating, and this splendid local
talent company made a big hit with
McCormick people. The Greek quar
tet is the best that ever visited our
city. Mr. Takis displayed his usual
good talent when he sang. "My Ideal"
and "When Fm gone you'll soon for
get." "Remember," '"Until When,
Boys," and "He Left,'' w^re render
ed most beautifully by the Greek
quartet. We do not know the profes
sion of Mr. L. H. Prescott, but as a
sermonner he is something great. If
we were to characterize all who took
part in one phrase we would say, "a
r great success." McCormicvk is in
deed proud of her sister, Edgefield,
and extends its thanks to everyone
who assisted in any way in bringing
"The Coon Town Thirteen Club" to
McCormick. The "receipts, $141.60,
show that at least 500 people attend
No Paper Next Week.
Like practically all weekly papers
and many dailies, The Advertiser
omits the issue of Christmas week
in order to give those who make the
paper a short season of rest. We feel
confident that no rea.der of the paper
will object to this consideration
show? those who labor in season and
out of season to publish the paper 51
times each year. The next issue of
The Advertiser -will be printed on
Wednesday, January 4. %
Meeting of the Philharmonic
Mrs. H. A. Smith was hostess for
the music club on Wednesday after
noon. The first number on the pro
gram was a piano solo played by Miss
Genevieve Norris, after which Mrs.
Tillman gave a reading entitled "Is
Woman* a. Failure as a Musician?"
A beautiful violin duet was played
by -Mrs. Walter -Cantelou and Miss
Lois Mims, accompanied on the piano
by. Miss Genevieve Norris.
Miss Esther Rubenstein and little
Virginia Holland delighted the guests
with their graceful dancing^
Miss Ruth Tompkins sang a solo
accompanied "hy Miss Gladys Pad
gett. The last number on the pro
gram was a piano solo played by Miss
Eilzabeth Johnson. The hostess as
sisted by little . Bessie, Rainsford
served a delicious sweet course.
Buried at Berea.
The. little newly -'made mound in
the Berea cemetery marks the grave
of a little son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Reel. The little babe was born Sun
'day afternoon and lived but two
hours. The* burial took place Monday
morningJn the famliy square at Be
rea-church. Mr. and Mrs. Reel have
the sympathy of their friends in their
trying experience. , ?
D. A. R. Entertained by Mrs.
On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Frank
Warren was hostess for the regular
meeting of the Daughters of the
American Revolution. There wer?
thirteen present. After'th? business
session, conducted by Mrs. Warren,
the regent, the historical program
took place led by Mrs. Mamie N. Till
man, the historian. A synopsis of the
book, "A Virginia Cavalier" was giv
en by Mrs. Hollingsworth. This was a
very interesting story of the Coloni?l
The poem, "The Romance of aj
Rose," also telling of the Colonial.]
period, was read by Miss Elizabeth''
/Lott. , .'
Miss Florence Mims made a talk on"
the Indians of Oklahoma. The last
number of the program was a very
graceful Colonial dance by three of [
the pupils of Miss Ruth Tompkins,
Martha Stewart, Mary Cantelou, and
A delicious salad course with coffee
I was served at the conclusion of the
j program. The January meeting will
be at the home of Mrs. J. W. Peak.
Mission Society Honors Mr.
At the December meeting of the
Woman's Mission Society held in the
Baptist church'on Friday afternoon!
Mr. Orlando Sheppard was presented
with a birthday cake, beautifully dec-,
orated with Christmas holly and sev
enty-seven candles, one for each* year
of his life." Two'dainty, little girls
dressed in white, Margaret Allen and
Corrie Johnson,, .brought in the cake
gleaming with the lighted candles to
Mr. Sheppard, ' who expressed his
great appreciation for the remem
brance of him on the occasion of his
For nearly 40 years Mr. Sheppard
has served th"e Baptist church as
treasurer and for many years has
been moderator of the Edgefie??
Baptist association, and as a token
of appreciation and gratitude for his
long and faithful service the Woman's
Mission Society, to whom he has al
ways been ""a staunch friend, took
that occasion to express in a measure
trleir affection and esteem in which he
is held, not only by them but- by all
the church 'as one of it most beloved
and valued members.
Associational Conference for
Sunday School Superin
J Jan. 6, 1922.
. President of convention in charge.
10:30 a. m.-Prayer and praise
10:45-Roll call' of superintend
ld:50-Address: "The Successful
Superintendent" by J. .L. Corzine.
11:30-General discussion of su
perintendents' problems as to:
How to increase attendance.. .
How to keep 'records. ?
vHow to solve the teacher prob
lem. \ (
What the superintendent should
do on Sunday morning. >
How to observe special days.
12:30 p. me-The 'Standard of Ex
cellence-How to attain it.
1:30-r-Devotional Service: S. B.
1:45-How to plan for the children,
in the Sunday school by Elizabeth Hi!
2:15-The Associational Superin
tendents and their duties as follows:
' Organized Glasses
3:15-The .Question Box: What is j
your greatest problem?
In order for this conference to be
successful it will be necessary for |
every superintendent and association
al worker to be present at this meet
ing. Come and bring your problems
and we will try to solve them togeth
er. Literature for all departments
will be for distribution.
; J. D. HUGHEY, ;
WANTED: Five hundred bushels!
E. C. ASBELL,
Edgefield, S. C.
Program for Week of Prayer,
Woman's Mission Society
of Edgefield Baptist
Monday, January 2, 3:30 o'clock.
. Subject: New York in Europe.
Sirs. Abner Broadwater, ?eader.
Devotional Service, Mrs. E. J.
Talk :' Why send Evangelical Mis
sionari?s to Europe-Rev. 'A. T. Al
Violin Solo: Miss R?sela Parker.
S. B. C. Plans for Europe and Pal
S, ong by Girls' Auxiliary. . - !
Prayer for Missionaries in Europe
A Roumanian Herione-Mrs. J. W.
.Hymn: "The Son of God Goes
Forth to War." '
Repeating as a Benediction the
Watchword for the year: Phil. 4:13.
Tuesday, January 3.
Mrs. D. B. Hollingsworth, leader.
Subject; Remembering Mexico and
Opened .Doors in South America. <*
Repeating in unison: Matt.. 9:38.
Devotional-Mrs. J. P. Nixon.
S. B. C. Work in, Mexico-Mrs. A.
T. Allen. '
Prayer for Missionaries'in Mexico
-Mrs. W. B: Cogburn.
Song by Royal Ambassadors.
Talk: Religio -* Conditions . In
South America - W. ?. Lott.
VocalSolo-M> i. R. Nicholson.
Reading: "A Within my
?Heart"-Mrs. . d.
' Greetings from .'ru^ ay-Mrs. W.
?W. F?ller., " r \
Hymn for. the year.
Watchword for the year as a ben
[ediction. . ?L v
Subject: China, Mrs. J. W. Thur
Devotional-Miss Eliza Mims. .
?eC?VaF__":M' 1.2F-MC'm ffix xxx
.Geography Drill of S. B. C.-Mis
sion Stations, in' China-Mrs. M. N.
Song by Girls' Auxiliary.
!.. Reading: A tetter from a Chinese
Girl--Mrs.* Chalmers Hughes."
Piano Selection-Miss- Gladys
[Padgett. S .
Patience Worn Out-Miss Sophie
Ingathering of Lottie Moon Christ
Prayer for China-Mrs. A-. A.
sWOodson. . - -, .
'% ^Hymn for the year. v '
Thursday .January 5, ?
iMrs. A. T. Allen, leader. :
Subject: Making-NJ3jpan more beau
tiful and Light fpr Africa. P )
Repeatihg in unison : Matt. 9:38.
Devotional-Mrs. E. ,C.vAsbe!l.
Greetings from Japan W. M. U.
Miss Kellah Fair.
Violin Selection-Miss Lois Mims.
Talk: S. B. C. Missions in Japan-.
Mrs. W. M"Mooney. ' ? . ' .
Recitation -by Sunbeam in Japan
A Life Changed by the! Gospel-^
Mrs?- D. J. LaGrone. ?
Hymn: "Oh Love that will not let
Story of a Mohammedan boy won
to Christ in Africa-Mrs. W. .C.
Tompkins. ' j
Prayer for native Christians in Af-1
IN MAKING UP YC
we are headquarters :
and Fancy Gandies and I
now on hand and will 'hai
We carry a large stoc
Cigars. Why not give y
Remember we carry ?
Let us supply your table.
Our stock of Heavy a
ply you with Celery, Cra
If we have not what* j
Let Us t
We have opene5 a first-class cafe two doors to the
rear of the Bank of Edgefield, an?l can serve lunch
or full meals any hour or the day or night. ' .
Regular Dinner Served
For ?0 Cents 1
and we also have a lu carte service, preparing on
short notice any dish, desired. ' -
Fresh Oysters and fresh Fish always on hand and
served any style. * -
All meals cooked by white man of many years'
' . We also have home-made pies and doughnuts.
Take a meal with us and you will be satisfied that
wf have a first-class restaurant for ladies and gentle
. n?en, something that Edgefield has -needed a long
Itime. , .
OF EDGEFI?LD I
Two'Doors to Rear of Bank! of Edgefield
rica-Mrs. M. E. Barker.
Songv by Sunbeams- ^
Hymn for the year.
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 $36100 a
week for full time,. Experience un
necesssary. ^rite International
Stocking Mills? Morristown, Pa. i \
. WANTED: Salesmen' with -car to
call on dealers with a" low priced 6,
000 mile fabric and and 10,000 mile
cord tir?; $100.00 a week with extra
UNIVERSAL TIRE & RUBBER CO.
Michigan City, Indiana.
was made to restore health to peo)
of permanent benefit to thousands
Why don't you try a bottle?
beginning today. .Every Drug St
)UE CHRISTMAS ORDE
for all of the Tropical Fruits,
iome-Made Candies. , We air
re shipments coming by expr?s
k of Chewing and Smoking To
our friend a box of cigars for (
jelect NORFOLK Oysters ai
-' %.'' .... .-y..\ %.
nd Fancy GROCERIES is co
nberries and -all'of the table <
pou want we will take pleasun
lave Your Holiday
Hemstreet & Alexander
647 Broad Street
Dealers ip Guns, Revolvers and
Repairing of Fire Arms, Bicycles,
Safes, etc ' -. , /
Key Fitting a Specialty.
Beat the boll weevil with big type
Poland Chin?s. I am offering bred
sows, bred and* open, gilts, service
boars, prices reasonable. Also 'shoats
for next year's meat! 10 cents per
pound if taken at once. "vT
A. S. MILLER,
Trenton, S. C.
1 Z -T J. \ ~r~?-? I. j. ? -? - i-ti .Hi- . I
\ Have1 you lost your appetite?
J Do you get so tired with the
/ day's duties that you're unable
J to enjoy an' evening with
/ friends or'at the movies once
I lin a while? Are you losing
- your rosy cheeks and your
Dr. Miles' Tonic
pie in your condition. It aas been*
who were afflicted just as you are.
Get in lnnrfor better health- '
ore carries Dr. Miles' Medicines.
RS bear in mind that
Nuts, Raisins and Plain
eady have a large %stofck
.baacco and alljgrades of
id Vresh FISH on ice.
mplete, and we can sup-1
lelicacies of the season.
e in getting it For you