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Office No 61
Reuidence, No. 17
Wednesday, January 4.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. D. P. Burton spent Sunday in
Granite ville with relatives.
Mrs. Annie Walker spent the
Christmas holidays in Atlanta.
Mrs. Ada Bridges spent the holi
days in Blythe, Ga., with her parents.
Mrs. Abrom Daitch spent several
days in Atlanta last week on busi
Mrs. Arthur Childress of Greer
was among the holiday visitors in
Mr. Victor Daitch spent last week
in Atlanta, returning to Edgefield
Miss Ida Folk returned to Walter
boro Tuesday to resume her duties
Miss Catherine Fitzmaurice of Co
lumbia is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
J. S. Byrd.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allen of Chap
pell were among the Yuletide visitors
Miss Maggie Ray spent several
days last wek in Lugoff, S. C. visit
Mrs. M. B. Tucker spent a portion
of the holidays with relatives in
Mrs. R. 0. Brezeale of Greenville
was the guest of, Mrs. Capers Mad
den last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Covar of Ab
beville were among the holiday visi
tors in Edgefield.
Mrs. Lemie Jackson of Trenton
visited Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Johnson
during the holidays.
Mr. W. H. Turner spent several
days last week in Greenwood with
his mother, Mrs. M. C. Turner.
Mr. A.noldus Lewis of Atlanta was
among the home-comers for the holi
days and was a welcomed visitor.
Mr. C. T. Burnett spent the early
portion of the holidays with his pa
rents and other relatives in Georgia.
Misses Elliott and Conyer Hardy
of Johnston were guests of their
cousin, Miss Lillian Smith, last week.
Mrs. J. Y. Phillips of LaGrange,
Ga., spent last week-end in Edgefield
with her daughter, Mrs. W. S. Boy
Miss Rosada Talbert of P?rksville
spent the Yuletide in-Edgefield with
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C.
Mrs. Kate Minick, Misses Janie and
Belle Minick and Mr. J. A. Minick
spent Friday With Mrs. Emma N.
The music club will meet Wednes
day afternoon of next week at three
o'clock at the home of Mrs. M. B.
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor is in Colum
bia attending a conference called by
the presiding elder of the Columbia
Mr. aid Mrs. L. J. Blakeley of
Gray Court spent the holidays in
Edgefield with Rev. and Mrs. P. P.
Miss Lillian Smith came over from
Columbia in her handsome new tour
ing car to spend the holiday season
Mrs. J. A. Hickerson and Miss
Caroline Hickerson spent the holi
days with relatives in Davis, West
Miss Grace Dobson was a guest
of Misses Janie and Belle Minick
during a portion . of the Christmas
Miss Janice Morgan who is teach
ing in Gastonia, N. C., this session
came home to spend the Christmas
Mr. William Carwile of Augusta
spent Sunday in Edgefield, worship
ping at the Baptist church Sunday
Miss Elizabeth Rainsford returned
Tuesday to Blackstone, Virginia, to J
resume her duties as teacher of vo
Mrs. Walter McDonald of Augusta
spent several days last week in Edge
field visiting her mother, Mrs. Agatha
I Miss Gladys Rives came over f
Manning where she is teaching in
high school, to spend the holiday
son at home.
J. Glover Tomkkins, Jr., retui
to his duties in Washington Mor
after spending two weeks under
Mr. B. T. Rainsford came di
from Greenwood to enjoy the fes
ities incident to the holiday sea
Mrs. J. C. Hughes, Misse Sa
Hughes and Mr. J. C. Hughes,
spent the holidays in Kinston, N.
Mrs. James Walters of Wayi
boro, Ga., spent Christmas in Ed
field with her parents, Mr. and J
S. E: Morgan.
Mr. E. J. Norris went to Colum
this morning to attend a meeting
the Baptist General Board of wh
he is a member.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Callison ca
up from Lexington- and spent a p
tion of the holidays here with Mr. f
Mrs. J. H. Reel.
Miss Hortense Woodson came do
from Newberry for a short visit
Edgefield relatives and friends d
ing the holidays.
' Mr. L. Ralph Jones of Colum'
spent several days last week in Edj
field visiting his parents, Mr. a
Mrs. L. B. Jones.
Miss Mary Dorn spent Christn
very pleasantly in Edgefield with t
homefolk, returning to her duties
Mr. W. E. Lynch who is engag
in the practice of law in Rowland,
C., spent the holidays here with 1
mother, Mrs. Kate Lynch
Miss Hortense Padgett who
teaching in the Greenwood hi
school spent a .portion of the Chri:
mas holidays in Edgefield.
Miss Sallie Mae Miller who is tea
ing in the Pee Dee section came hor
to spend Christmas with her paren
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Miller.
Capt. W. A. Woodson who mak
Atlanta his headquarters, spe
Christmas in Edgefield with his mot
er, Mrs. Agatha A. Woodson.
Miss Florence Mims returned
Tonkawa, Oklahoma, Friday to i
sume her duties as teacher in ti
University Preparatory School.
Major and Mrs. T. J. Lyon have r
turned to Greenwood after spen
ing last week in Edgefield visitir
Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Sheppard.
Mr. W. R. Dobson and Mr. G. V
McElmurray of Beech Island spei
Sunday in Edgefield as guests in tl
home of Mrs. Emma N. Dobson .
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Boazman (
[Chappell spent the Yuletide in Edg'
field visiting Mrs. Boazman's pi
rents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Reel.
Mr. and Mrs. Thayer Johnson c
Aiken spent several days last wee
in Edgefield with Mr. and Mrs. S. I
Morgan, Mrs. Johnson's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Cogburn wh
formerly resided at Meeting Stree
have come to Edgefield to make thei
with their son, Mr. C. E. Cogburn.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith of Au
gusta spent a portion of the holiday
in Edgefield with Mrs." Smith's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Scurry.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Clevelam
cf Marietta spent the holiday seasoi
in Edgefield with Mrs. Cleveland'
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Padgett
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Simkins re
turned Monday to Richmond afte:
spending the Yuletide in Edgefieh
with Mr. and Mrs. S. McG. Simkins
Miss Ouida Pattison who is a mern
ber of the faculty of Anderson col
lege returned to Anderson Mondaj
to be ready to meet her classes Tues
Mr. Baldwin Carwile of Atlanta
spent several days last week in Edge
field visiting his mother, Mrs. Marj
E. Carwile and sister, Mrs. R. A,
Misses Jeannie Simkins and Anna
bel Saunders returned to Chappell
Monday to resume their school du
ties after spending the holiday season
Mr. and Mrs. Janies McFae of
Winnsboro spent a portion of the
holidays in Edgefield visiting Mrs.
McFae's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E.
The members of the Edgefield
chapter, U. D. C., will hold their Jan
uary meeting Tuesday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. R.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Holland
Greenwood spent the holidays w
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Agner, Mrs. H
land's parents, of the Red Oak Gr<
Mr. Walter Hill Ryan came ho
from Atlanta where he is att?ndi
a business college to spend Chri
mas with his parents, Mr. and M
P. F. Ryan.
Mr. Goode Bryan of Beauf
spent the early part of the holidays
Edgefield visiting Dr. and Mrs. A.
Nicholsol. Mr. Bryan is a brother
Mr. S. W. Nicholson of Columl
wa?; among the holiday visitors
Edgefield. "Shem" says the capi
city is all right but that Edgefield
his first and last love.
Mr. Morris Deal secured a she
furlough from the navy in order
spend a portion of the holidays
Edgefield with his parents, Mr. a
Mrs. M. H. Deal.
Miss Hattie Johnson, chief opel
tor of the Johnston telephone e
change, spent Tuesday in Edgefie
as the guest of Mrs. Ada Bridges ai
Miss Maggie Ray.
Mr. P. P. Burns has returned
Birmingham after spending a week
Edgefield but Mrs.' Burns will rema
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 0
lando Sheppard for some time.
Hon. James A. Boykin of Lincol
ton, Ga., spent a portion of the ho
day season in Edgefield visiting h
sister, Mrs. J. M. Lawton, and aunl
Misses Sophie and Marie Abney.
Most of Edgefield's merchants a:
taking stock with the incoming of tl
new year in order to compute the
losses. But few merchants, if an
made money during the year 192
Mr. James Cothran of Columb
spent a portion of the holidays i
Edgefield visiting his sister, Mrs. ,
D. Holstein, Jr., and aunts, Mrs. Si
san B. Hill and Mrs. W. C. Tompkin
Mr. Francis Simkins returned :i
New York Friday where he is attent
ing Columbia University after speni
ing two weeks in Edgefield with h
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. McG. Sin
Mrsi Bessie Robertson of Plui
Branch and her son, Mr. Joe Maj
Robertson, who is a Clemson collei
student, spent several days in Edgi
field and vicinity last week visitin
. Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Sheppari
Jr., and Mr. Mobley Sheppard ha\i
returned to their home in Atlant
after spending the holidays in Edg<
field with Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Shei
The Edgefield graded and, hig
schools resumed regular exercise
yesterday after the holiday vacatior
But it will require several days fo
the children to acquire the studyin
Mr. and 3\"rs. J. W. Leak of Rocl<
ingham, N. C., and their daughtei
Mrs. Rufus Howard, of Savannah
Ga., were guests of Mrs. Maner Law
ton and Misses Sophie and Marii
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Turner of At
lanta spent several days last weei; ii
Edgefield visiting Mr. and Mrs. M. H
Deal. Mrs. Turner is very pleasantly
remembered by her Edgefield friend;
as Miss Lottie Deal.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Rhodes am
son, Mr. D. R. Lynch and Miss Euh
Lynch of Darlington were holiday
guests of Rev. and Mrs. A. T. Allen
Mr. Allen was their pastor befor<
coming to Edgefield.
Mr. J. A. Morris and Mr. Edwir
May of Asheville, Fla., were weet
end guests of their cousin, Mr. C. E
May. They also visited Mr. and Mrs
W. T. Walton of Johnston, who are
their cousins, before returning tc
The friends of Mrs. John Bronson
regret that she is quite sick at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Fannie
Sewell, in Augusta. Mr. P. W. Cheat
ham and Mr. S. A. Bronson spent
several days in Augusta with her
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Denby have re
turned to their home in Sylvester,
Ga., after spending two weeks in
Edgefield visiting Mrs. Denby's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Kinnaird,
and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
The beasts of burden that draw
heavy loads in and out of Edgefield
will rise up and call the mayor and
town council blessed for providing an
adequate drinking fountain around
the base of the monument on the
k public square.
The friends of Rev. and Mrs. W.
R. Barnes have learned with regret
that Mr. Barnes has resigned as pas
tor of Antioch, Republican and Red
Hill churches to accept a pastorate in
The fact that the Collett Drug
store alone sold over $400 worth of
fancy candy in holiday boxes during
the month of December shows that
the young Edgefield swains remem
bered their sweethearts Christmas,
in spite pf the scarcity of cold cash.
Dr. and Mrs. James S. Byrd spent
Christmas in Columbia with Mr. and
Mrs. John Fitzmaurice. Mrs. Byrd re
mained throughout the holidays but
Dr. Byrd returned to Edgefield, be
ing accompanied by Mr. George Fitz
maurice who spent several days here
Mr. A. L. Kemp, Mr. W. F. Hol
ston and Mr. Frank Johnson returned
Tuesday from an auto tour of ten
days in Florida fishing, sight-seeing
and prospecting. They were provid
ed with tents and made their trip
leisurely, camping at night wherever
they happened to be.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Cheatham
went to Columbia Friday to see ?he
play "Three Wise Fools." Mr. Clarke
who is one of the leading actors in
this popular play is a brother-in-law
of Mrs. Cheatham. Mr. Clark spent
Sunday in Edgefield as the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Cheatham.
. Mr. R. L. Chisholm of Boston, as
sistant treasurer of Addison Mills,
Mr. Hollis Cobb of Camden, service
manager of Wateree Mills and Mr.
A. S. Payne, of Camden, general
manager, were visitors in Edgefield
early in the week and were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Hightower at
an elaborate tea Monday evening.
Last Sunday the Greek quartette,
composed of Messes E. V. Servetas,
Alex Takis, S. ,C. Servetas and John
Contipidas, went to McCormick and
participated in the song service at
the Baptist church. They were great
ly pleased with the kindly hospitality
of the good people of McCormick.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dorn spent
Monday in Edgefield visiting their
son, Mr. W. H. Dorn. Mr. Dorn is a
Confederate veteran who fought the
entire four years of the war, being
now in his 80th year, and is living
at the old Dorn homestead where he
was born and reared near Celestia in
As per the published schedule,'the
first appointment of Auditor J. R.
Timmerman for taking tax returns
will be at Ropers next Monday, Jan
uary 9. As many property owners as
possible should meet with the audi
tor when he visits the different sec
tions of the county and make their
tax returns for 1922.
Capt. and Mrs. P. M. Feltham spent
several days in Atlanta last week
and instead of returning to Edgefield
with Mrs. Feltham Friday, Capt.
Feltham went from Atlanta to St.
Paul, Minn., to resume his engineer
ing work. His Edgefield friends re
gret that his stay at home could not
be prolonged far into the new year.
Little Sarah Assendelf Lewis Gray
don, the very beautiful little four
months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
C. T. Graydon of Columbia, was
christened in Trinity Episcopal
church last Sunday, she being named
for her maternal grandmother, Mrs.
S. McG. Simkins. The christening
presented a scene that was exceed
Mr. H. W. Waldrup spent the hol
idays in Edgefield with his sister,
Mrs. 0. B. Anderson. Mr. Waldrup
is yet suffering from the effects of
military service in France and has
been in- the government hospital in
Gulf Port, Miss., for treatment un
til recently. He left Monday for At
lanta where he will attend school un
der th'e direction of the government.
Tuesday night Mr. M. C. Pai-ker
celebrated his 67th birthday with an
elaborate stag dinner, inviting some
of his friends to share the joys of
the occasion with him. Covers were
laid for 14 and it was a very conge
nial coterie that gathered around the
festive board. The occasion will af
ford pleasant memories for a long
time to all who were honored with in
New Grocery Store. ,
Maj. W. A. Collett has rented the
store in the hotel block now occupied
as a pool room and will about the 1st
of February open a first-class gro
cery store. Major Collett has closed
a very satisfactory year with his
drug store, in spite of the business
depression. He gives expression to his
appreciation of the generous patron
age accorded him in this issue of The
Will Return to Cleora.
On account of failing health, Mr.
Albert Reel has been advised by his
physician to return to outdoor life
on the farm instead of continuing in
the store. Acting on this advice, Mr.
Reel will return to the Cl-.?ra sec
tion to reside, having purchased the
place occupied by Mr. B. E. Timmer
man before coming to Edgefield. Mr.
Warren Reel has purchased the in
terest of Mr. Albert Reel in the firm
of Reel Brothers and will hereafter,
conduct the business in his own
name. The friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Reel regret to see them leave
To Prevent Blood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliarle DI
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL. a sut
Zical dressing that relieves pain and heals ai
".- s<im? time. Not a liniment 25c. 50c. SLOG
As we start the
to extend to ou:
thanks for the p
and wish them
prosperous year d
It will be our cc
purpose to meri
patronage of our
ture, using alwa
deavor to sell the
at the lowest poss
Again we exter
Year's greeting to
At the close of 1921 i
deep appreciation for th
and we solicit a contii
patronage through the IS
at all times a large stock
especially everything ioi
shall use ev zry endeavoi
of our friends.
We wish our friends on
prosperous New Year.
m Stewart &
We have opened a first
rear of the Bank of Edge!
or full meals any hour of t
and we also have a la ca
short notice any dish d?sir
Fresh Oysters and fresh
served any style.
All meals cooked by v
experience, Stephen Serve
We also have home-ma(
Take a meal with us an<
we have a first-class restau
men, something that Ed?
Two Doors to Rear ?
The following is a copy of' the an
nouncement of the marriage of a
young lady who is widely beloved in
Edgefield county and whose friends
deeply regret to have her leave tb
make her home permanently in Fair
Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Broadwater
announce the marriage of their
Mr. Maxcy Heyward Stewart
on Wednesday, December the 28th
nineteen hundred and twenty-one
Johnston, South Carolina
FOR RENT: Two furnished rooms
near school building. Apply to
Mrs. J. P. NIXON.
new year we wish
r friends sincere
atronage of 1921
all a happy and
instant desire and
t the continued
friends in the fa
ys our best en
id a sincere New
all of our friends.
-ve desire to express our
e patronage accorded us
luance of this generous
lew Year. We will carry
; of hardware of all kinds,
r the plantation, and we
r to merit the patronage
e and all a happy and
class cafe two doors to the
field, and can serve lunch
he day or night.
rte service, preparing on
Fish always on hand and
rhite man of many years'
le pies and doughnuts.
1 you will be satisfied that
rant for ladies and #entle
jefield has ne?ded a long
of Bank of Edgefield