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The First National Bank of Batesburg
BATESBURG, S. C.
Condensed Statement as of Mareil 10th, 1922
Loans and Discounts . . . .
Banking House, Furniture and
U.S. Bonds . . $ 80,000.00
Liberty Bonds . 180,272.98
(Par Value Sl88.500.00)
Other Stock and
Cash and Due from
Banks and U. S.
Treasury . . 76,742.54
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Capital Stock . . $125,000.00
Surplus . . . . 62,500.00
and Eeserved for
Int. and Taxes 13,129.02
Borrowed and Be-discounts against
Government Bonds . . . .
Ee-discounts-Commercial Paper .
Deposits . . ... . . .
The Oldest and Largest National Bank in Lexington, Aiken or Saluda Counties
IF YOU HAVE MONEY WE WANT IT. IF YOU ' ' " MONEY WE HAVE IT
WE PAY YOU TO sAv?
The First National Bank of Batesburg, Batesburg, S. C.
T. B. KER NAG H AN President
A. C. JONES,_vice-President
J. R. UNGER
McK. HARTLEY Asst. Cashier
H. L. FULMER __
"NO DEP0SIT0E EVEENLOST ONE D0LIAE BY THE FAILURE OF A NATIONAL BANK IN SOUTH CAEOLINA" 1
' Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, Marsh 29.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss" Alleen Dozier of Columbia is
spending a week in Edgefield.
Miss June Rainsford spent several
days this week with friends in Aiken.
Mrs. Hal Beman and little Hal,*Jr.,
-are here visiting Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Mr. James E. Hart who travels in
Georgia and Florida is at home for
a short stay.
The Huggins Grocery Store calls
attention to special values and special
price of coffee.
Miss Sunie Talbert is spending
some time here with her mother, Mrs.
Miss Annie Wright Hill of North
Augusta is the charming guest of
Miss Grace Lanham.
Mr. E. S. Rives came down from
Greenville and spent the week-end
in Edgefield with his family.
Miss Sallie Carwile was the guest
of Mrs. M. E. Carwile and Mrs. R. A.
Marsh several days last week*.
Miss Kate Samuel went to Green
ville Sunday to be with Mrs. 0. P.
Bright who is quite ill in Greenville;
Mrs. Maryland Randall and Miss
Catherine Adams of North Augusta
are guests of Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mays of Aiken
N spent Sunday and Monday in Edge
field, being very cordially greeted by
their friends here.
Mrs. D. J..LaGrone.and Miss Pearl
Padgett gave an elaborate tea Tues
day evening in compliment to Mrs.
I Miss Mary Nicholson came down
from Lander college to spend Sunday
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. B.
1 Mr. George R. Norris of Columbia
" spent Sunday in Edgefield as the
guest of Mrs. Mary Norris and Mrs.
Mamie N. Tillman.
Mrs. Warren Reel has been spend
I :ing several days with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. K. Smith, of the
Horn's Creek section.
The Corner Store announces again
the coming of the foot specialist on
April 3 and 4. If you need his servic
es remember the date,
Mr. Hal Hill, Mr. Geroge Schley,
Miss Fannie Wright Hill and Miss
Myra Pearce of Augusta were visit
ors in Edgefield Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleveland
and their two little sons of Marietta
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Pad
gett, Mrs. Cleveland's parents.
The friends of Mr. J.' D. Holstein
deeply regret that his condition- shows
practically no improvement. He is
still in the hospital in Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. W.. F. McMurrain
will leave the latter part of the week
to make their home in Maimi, Fla.
Their friends regret to give them up.
In this isspe will be found an ad
vertisement of the Edgefield Mercan
tile Company of a celebrated stock
and chicken feed. Read what is said
Mr. F. ? G. Ergle of Graniteville
has accepted a position as overseer
of the card room of Addison Mills. He
comes to Edgefield very highly rec
Milledge Holston and Edgar iPad
gett came'down from the B. M. I.
and spent Sunday with the home folk,
returning to their school duties Mon
The First National Bank of Bates
burg publishes its financial statement '.
in detail in this . issue and solicits
your patronage. A study of the fig- .
ures will show that the bank is as i
solid as Gibraltar.
.?The music alone will be worth thi
price of admission to the entertain
ment to be given in the opera housi
Friday night by Edgefield talent B<
sure to attend.
Mr. L. W. Redd who has served thi
Addison Mills as overseer of the can
room for several years has r?sign?e
and has returned to his former hom?
Mr. J. Maner Lawton made a ship
ment of about 200 bushels of sweel
potatoes to Spartanburg Monday
They are purchased from farmers fo]
60 cents per bushel.
Rev. and Mrs. A. T. Allen lefl
Monday to spend this week with Mr
Allen's parents who reside in Marl
boro county. They will return tc
Edgefield before Sunday.
Mr. W. S. Boykin left Monday foi
LaGrange, Ga., to see Mrs. Boykin
and their firstborn, a little son, who
came last Wednesday. Mrs. Boykin
has been in LaGrange with her pa
rents for several months.
Mrs. N. G.. Evans will return the
latter part of the week from Macon
Ga., where she has been.visiting her
sister, Mrs. Charles Rhodes. Her son,
George Evans, Jr., is also attending
Mercer University in Macon.
Mr. Frank Huggins motored to
Barnwell Monday and although the
journey was not made on Friady he
had 14 blowouts on the trip of 120
miles. Mr. Huggins says business con
ditions are worse in Barnwell than in
. The "Koon Town 13 Club" will
give their entertainment in the opera
house Friday night. One third of the
proceeds will be given to the Addi
son Mills baseball team and one third
third to the baseball team of the high
school. The admission fee will be only
25 and 35 cents.
We want every housewife to try
our "Orient" flour. There is absolute
ly nothing better on the market. Try
it once and we believe you will al
ways include"Orient" in your gro
cery order. ?
J. D. KEMP &. CO..
M?. Evans Servetas is enjoying a
northern trip of several weeks. After
spending some time in New York he
will go to New London and Bridge
port, Conn. He will return about the
middle of April'.
. Mr. W. S. G. Heath has a force of
hands- clearing away the debris of
the burned postoffice building, pre
paratory to rebuilding at once. In a
few short months the postoffice will
be doing business at the same old
stand with better equipment than
Mr. W. P. Yonce, through a trade
with the man in Columbia who held
the mortgage over the car, has come
into possession of the Stephens car in
which Rawls and Moore made their
fated journey from Columbia to
Trenton to commit the robbery. It is
an excellent machine.
Every farmer within reach of
Trenton should hear the two Clem
son specialists who will speak in the
school auditorium at three o'clock
Friday afternoon, April 7. This will
be a very important meeting of the
Trenton Agricultural Club and the
exercises will be profitable to all who
Get your ticket for the minstrel
in the opera house Friday night.
Many new features will be presented
by the "Koon Town 13 Club" in their
entertainment which they have been
requested to give in Edgefield again.
Trenton and Johnston gave them
large audiences and Edgefield should
give them even a larger house.
The Yonce Motor Company tells
The Advertiser's readers this week of
the merits of the Ford Sedan, which
can now be purchased for the low
price of $645 f. o. b. Detroit. You can
also purchase one on easy terms,
riding while you pay for your car.
Call upon Mr. Yonce and he will tell
you of his easy terms plan of selling
Ford cars. Better place your order
now, if you contemplate buying, so
as to get prompt delivery.
FOR SALE: Good sound field peas
at $2.25 per bushel.
J. W. QUARLES.
Rev. A. T. Allen announced in hil
calendar last Sunday that he has ar
fanged to hold revival services in th<
Baptist church beginning the firs
Sunday in June. He has engaged Dr
John F. Vines of Roanoke, Va., to d<
the preaching and Mr. James B. Mc
Creary will direct( the music.
Under the rules of the party, th<
Democratic clubs will meet on th?
fourth Saturday in April to re-or
ganize and elect delegates to th?
county convention to be held at Edge
field the first Monday in May. In due
season the county , chairman will is
sue a call to the clubs to meet.
Hon. S. T. Williams is among the
visitors in town today. He has stated
to The Advertiser's representatjvfe
that he will be a candidate for re
election to the House of Representa
tives this summer. Unless others en
ter, it will be a three-cornered race,
as Hon. James 0. Sheppard will also
be a candidate for re-election and
Mr. C. T. Burnett has stated that
he will be in the race.
County Superintendent of Educa
tion W. W. Fuller motored to Colum
bia yesterday to attend a conference
of county superintendents of educa
tion called by State Superintendent
of Education John E. Swearingen to
consider the financial status and also
to discuss certain new legislation per
taining to the schools of the State.
The conference will last through to
Monday night a public debate will
take place in the school auditorium,
being one of the preliminary con
tests of the Inter-High School debat
ing contests. The negative debaters
of the Edgefield school will go to
Langley to contest with the affirma
tive of that school and the negative
of the Langley school will come here
to debate with the Edgefield affirma
tive Monday night. The public is in
vited to hear this public debate.
WANTED: Ten Bronze turkey
?ggs for setting, state price.
Mrs. H. W. McKIE,
3-29-2tpd. Colliers, S. C.
A consolidated mass meeting will
* be held in the court house at Edge
fc field, S. C., on Tuesday next, April
' 4th, at 3 o'clock, P. M. by the citi
J zenship of the towns of Johnston*
Trenton and Edgefield and all other
interested citizens of our county con
j cerning the abandonment by the
; State Highway, extending from the
. "Pine House" near Trenton to Au
, gusta.. We should present and file
. with said commission our most vigor
> ous protest against such action. If
. you wish that division of said road
to remain under Federal aid, meet
with us. Ladies are requested to meet
! also. '
. J. H. C?NTELOU,
1 Pres. Edgefield Chamber Commerce.
March 28th, 1922.
Summer Music School.
Those who were f ortunate enough
to have the advantage of vocal les
' sons with Signora de Fabritiis, dur
ing the summer school of 1921, will
be delightedHo know that this great
. privilege will be accorded Edgefield
again this summer.
Signora de Fabritiis will begin the
summer session of six weeks at Edge
field June 12.
This will be good news to the for
mer pupils and toothers who will be
desirous of seizing a great opportu
Signora de Fabritiis is a'gradjiate
of the . Boston Conservatory, and
taught several years there after
graduating with the most eminent
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the position on the Board
of Public works of the town of Edge
field heretofore "filled by Mr. L. ^T.
May and solicit the support of the
J. W. STEWART.
I respectfully announce myself
as a candidate for Mayor of your
town in the coming election and so
licit the votes of vhe poeple.
W. W. ADAMS.