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Wednesday, April 19.
Declamation and Reading Con
test at High School.
Friday evening at 8 o'clock, a very
entertaniing program was present
ed in the High School auditorium,
when a contest in reading by
the young ladies was given in order
to select contestants for High School
Week in Columbia.
Miss Eleanor Minis, president of
the Literary Society presided over
the meeting; Rev. A. T. Allen led in
.prayer, and Mr. W. ?. Tatum, prin
cipal of the High School explained
the purpose of the occasion.
Miss Alice Prescott opened the
program -with a piano solo.
Eight young ladies took part in
tlie reading contest as follows:
"Uncle Gabe's White Folks," Isa
"Bobby Shafto," Mary Lyon.
"The Jacket of Gray," Corrie
"Mrs. McMillan and the Light
ning," Rhett Morgan.
"The Palmetto and the Pine,"
"Billy Bred and the Big Lie,"
"After Ten Year^l'.SiAatf ?eeves.
_""Hig?n?r Culture in Dixie," Elyse
Miss Gladys Lawton was the suc
cessful contestant, and will go to Co
lumbia to contest for the state prize,
where the young ladies from all over
the state will be entertained at the
There was a general expression of
hearty congratulation from all the
audience on account of the splendid
courage and fine spirit as well as the
success pf the participants in their
Miss May Rives gave a piano solo
between the program given by the
readers and the next numbers which
were as follows:
"The Traitor's Death Bed," Rob
"Ingersoll at the Death of His
Brother," Allen Edwards.
"Flag Day Address," Dixon Tim
The judges awarded the ten dollars
in gold given by Mr. Claude Burnett
to Robert Ouzts, presented by Mr.
E. H. Folk. The gold piece awarded
Miss Lawton was the gift of Mr. T.
B. Greneker, presented by Mrs. Ma
mie N. Tillman.
Miss Elizabeth Johnson another of
Edgefield's promising musicians, gave
a piano solo.
One of the interesting features of
the program was the presentation by
Rev. A. T. Allen, of a gold basket
ball in miniature, the gift of the Ath
letic association to Miss Corrie Cheat
ham, as the most valuable player.
Easter Egg Hunt.
-The large garden and lawn of Mrs.
Kate Butler was transformed into a
veritable Fairyland Monday after
noon, the occasion being the annual
Easter egg hunt arranged by the
Guild" of the Episcopal church. Near
ly one hundred children gathered
early in the afternoon, after impa
tiently waiting for the hour to arrive.
^Having attended previous egg hunts
given by the Guild, they knew what
pleasure was in store for them. More
than 300 eggs had been hidden about
the lawn and among this vast num
ber was a golden egg, the finder of
which would receive prize. Not only '
did the youngsters vie with each oth- :
*r as to which should find the great- '
?st number of eggs but each one was 1
doubly eager to locate the golden
egg. After much searching, William
Byrd, Jr., found the golden egg and
received the prize, a beautiful box of 1
candy. While the climax was now '
reached in the search for the eggs, 1
yet there was much fun in store for '
the rollicksome boys and girls as they '
engaged in various games and out- '
door sports. The occasion will be a
source of pleasant memories to all
who were present. The gate receipts
and the proceeds of the sale of ice
cream amounted to $18.10, $15.00 <
of which will be donated to the Ar- i
menian sufferers. ]
You can do it in a FORD.-Yor.ee ?
Motor Company. j
Meeting Street News.
The roads around here have been
hi bac rendition but have been im
proved by the people.
Mrs. J. 0. Bryan and children
spent Sunday night last with Mrs.
Bryan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will
Mr. John G. Walton and J. F.
Logue, Jr., attended a party at Mr.
and Mrs. John Blocker's Friday night
and reported a good time.
Mr. Jim Walton spent Saturday
night with Mr. Ben Stevens.
Mr. S. C. Cogburn and family
spent Sunday with the latter's pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Logue.
Mrs. Mary and Cecil Walton and
little Francis called in the home of
Mrs. Clint Hill on Thursday.
Mr. Clint Hill made a business trip
to Edgefield Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. John Cogburn spent last week
end with her daughter, Mrs. Clint
Hill, and son, Mr. S. C. Cogburn.
Mr. and Mrs. Burley Walton and
daughter, Frances, spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. Paul John
son of Kirksey.
We are sorry to say that Mrs. He
ber Wheeler is very sick with flu, but
hope she will soon recover.
The little children seemed to enjoy
the Easter season very much.
1922 Follies to be Given in
Miss Ruth Tompkins presents her
pupils in the 1922 Follies at the Ope
ra house, Friday night, April 28,
1922, at 8:30 p. m.
Miss Gladys Padgett, pianist.
Anitra's Tanz, Lucy Sheppard.
Song, "April Showers," Lucy
Valentine Dance, Janie Edwards,
Martha Stewart, Dorothea Sheppard,
Polka, Virginia Holland.
Russian Dance, Esther Rubenstein.
Song, " 'Tucky Home," Marjorie
Valse Amoureuse, Janie Edwards.
Song, "I Want My Mammy," Mar
The Blue Veil, Lucy Sheppard.
My Lady Goes Awalking, Dorothea
Chinese Doll, Esther Rubenstein.
Song, "Second Hand Rose," Marjo
The Cuckoo Clock, Martha Stew
Time of Roses, Mary Cantelou, Ja
Easter Rabbit, Virginia Holland. ?
Enchantress, Lucy Sheppard.
Song, "They Needed a Song Bird
in Heaven So Caruso Was Taken
Away," Lucy Scurry.
May Pole Dance, Dorothea Shep
pard, Janie Edwards, Mary Cante
lou, Esther Rubenstein.
Admission price 25 and 35 cents.
Rawl Granted Bail.
Chief Justice Gary yesterday
granted bail to L. K. Rawl, white
man charged with robbing stores at
Trenton and being connected with
robberies in Fairfield county. The
chief justice fixed at $5,000 as the
amount after a habeas corpus before
him in the afternoon.
In fixing bail for Rawl, who was
brought to the court room under
heavy guard, Chief Justice Gary
made it plain that crime in South
Carolina must be stopped, and that
one way to stop it was to keep crimi
nals in jail. He told attorneys for
Rawl that if the man before him was
not a South Carolinian he would have
fixed the bond at 810,000. Chief Jus
tice Gary sf.id the laws are too sacred
to be trampled upon and at this time
outsiders are invading the state to
break its laws.
In case Rawl is able to take ad
vantage of the bail it was indicated
yesterday that several additional war
rants; are awaiting him, including one
If Rawl furnishes bond in the sum
of $5,000 and is released he will be
at once arrested under other charges
and remanded to prison. Sheriff
Swearingen had forwarded just a few
days ago three additional warrants
for Rawl to Solicitor Cellison. It will
not be an easy matter for him to fur
nish he?vy bond in all of the cases
on record against him. If it were pos
sible under the law to hold him, he
should not be granted bail at all.
Such a villain and desperate charac
ter as he is alleged to be deserves a
permanent place behind prison bars.
Miss Dorothy Wheale Visits
Miss Wheale of Bridgeport, Conn.,
jpent Monday in Edgefield, the guest
if Mrs. W. B. Cogburn and Mrs. J.
L. Mims. An afternoon meeting of
adies was held on Monday at the
?om? of Mr3. J. L. Mims.
The songs of the Woman's Chris-j
;ian Temperance Union were sung,
and Mrs. J. W. Peak conducted the
Miss Wheale made a very practical
and thought provoking talk to the
women, sounding a warning note to
mothers in regard to the conditions
in many parts of the country. She
said that a questionnaire had been
sent to Columbia University students
recently asking their views on jazz
music, on cigarette smoking and oth
er things of like natm-e, and that the
opinion of the young people was di
vided about half and half, showing
the tendency towards lowering of
In the evening Miss Wheale spoke
in the Baptist church, Rev. A. T. Al
len conducting the devotions, and
giving very pronounced views on the
question of prohibition, and his in
terest in the cause. Rev. G. W. M.
Taylor of the Methodist church in
troduced Miss Wheale, telling some
of her qualifications for the work.
Miss Wheale was a deaconess, though
very young, in the Methodist church
for 7 years, and took the two year
course in religion at Yale University
and several courses at Columbia Uni
versity. She made an excellent ad
Tuesday morning Miss Wheale ad
dressed the High School, going from
Edgefield to Aiken.
Sunday School Notes.
One good thing about the modern
Sunday school is that it takes in
every age and class of people, from
the cradle roll to the old and sedate.
One of the most interesting class
es at the Edgefield Baptist Sunday
school is No. 2., composed of elderly
married women and widows, a class
of noble women ' who have passed
through the varied experiences of
life, dark and dreary days as well as
bright and sunny hours, when every
minute was jewelled with a joy.
To them all the Bible is the great
source of comfort. No place nor time
is so fitted for learning the Bible as
when assembled in the Sunday school
Another great time is in the House
of Worship, surrounded by the peace
ful influences of prayer and lulled
in a soothing composure by the peal
ing anthems of the melodious organ,
under the magic touch of Mrs. Ma
mie N. Tillman or Miss Margaret
May, and the exquisitely mellifluous
mellody as rendered by MT. George
F. Mims and his beautiful and gifted
daughter, Miss Lois Mims and Mr.'
Claude Lyon, Mrs. Walter Cantelou,
Miss Ruth Lyon and Miss R?sela Par
Then we are lifted on the tide of
Love till Hope can almost hear the
rustle of a wing and Faith can see
the glistening of a star.
One Negro Dead, Another
Sunday afternoon about five
o'clock two negroes, Will Weaver
and George Barnes, became involved
in a difficulty at an Easter celebra
tion at a school house two miles
south of Edgefield. Weaver shot
Barnes and thinking the wound would
prove fatal fled through the woods
and was pursued by about half a doz
en of Barnes' friends. They overtook
him about half a mile away. Two pis
tol shots were heard and later the
dead body of Weaver was found in
the woods. Sheriff Swearingen began
at once to work on the case. An in
quest was held Monday by Judge J.
B. Tompkins and the verdict was to
the effect that Will Weaver died of a
wound inflicted by Abrahm Holmes,
Hamp McKie, Ernest Barnes, Claude
Jennings, Warren Barnes, Bryan
East and James East.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for Clerk of Court of Edge
field County and if elected I shall
strive to make you a good and effi
cient officer. I pledge myself to abide
by the result of the democratic pri- '
LUKE T. MAY.
I respectfully announce that I am
a candidate for the office of Clerk of
Cqurt of Edgefield county for the
unexpired portion of my father's j
term ,pledging myself to abide by the 1
rules of the Democratic party. * 1
PAUL L. COGBURN. (
I respectfully announce myself i
as a candidate for Mayor of your I
town in the coming election and so- '.
licit the votes of the poeple. ?
W. W. ADAMS. 1
I hereby announce that I am a can- ]
didate for the position on the Board i
of Public works of the town of Edge- I
field heretofore filled by Mr. L. T. :
May and solicit the support of the
J. W. STEWART.
One lot of (
up to 75 ec
move out at
WHY THAT LAME BACK?
That morning lameness- those
sharp pains when bending or lifting,
make work a burden and rest impos
sible. Don't be handicapped by a bad
back-look to your kidneys. You
will make no mistake by following
this Edgefield resident's example.
L. J. Wood, barber, Palace Barber
Shop, says: "My kdineys became af
fected and I was bothered consider
ably. My kidneys acted too freely
and the secretions were unnatural.
My back ached and I couldn't stoop
as my back was stiff and sore. This
trouble interfered with my work, be
sides causing me much pain and dis
tress. I heard about Doan's Kidney
Pills 'and used them. Doan's cured
me and I have had no return of the
Price 60c, at all dealers. Don't sim
ply ask for a kidney remedy-get
Do?n's Kidney Pills-the same that
Mr. Wood had. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Mfrs.,- Buffalo, N. Y.
Eggs For Hatching.
Wyckoff and Tom Barron
strain White Leghorns. '"The
$1.50 per setting f. o. b.
$1.75 by parcel post.
Mrs. Geo. F. Mims,
Edgefield, S. C.
The next regular teachers' exami
nation will be held Friday, May 12,
and Saturday, May 13 for primary
and general elementary certificates.
Primary certificates entitled the
holder to teach first five grades; gen
eral elementary certificates entitle
the holder to teach first nine grades.
I advise all who wish to teach next
school year to take this exmaination
that they may know the result before
school begins. It will be absolutely
necessary for all teachers to present
valid State certificates with first pay
warrant. School authorities will not
be bound by any contract made with
a teacher who has no valid certificate.
White applicants report at high
school building; colored applicants
at Macedonia school.
W. W. FULLER,
Co. Supt. Education.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Application For Discharge
In the District Court of the United
States, For the Western Dis
trict of South Carolina.
IN THE MATTER OF
G. S. Strom, Moss, Edgefield, Coun
ty, S. C., Bankrupt.
(No. B-355 in Bankruptcy.)
To the Creditors of the above named
Take notice that on April 17,
1922, the above named bankrupt filed
his petition in said Court praying
that he may be decreed by the Court
to have a full discharge from all
iebts provable against his estate, ex
sept such debts as are excepted by
?aw from such discharge, and a hear
ing was thereupon ordered and will
oe had upon said petition on May 19,
1922, before said Court, at Green
ville in said District, at ll o'clock in
the forenoon, at which time and
place all known creditors and other
persons in interest may appear and
?how cause, if any they have, why
:he prayer of said petition should
mt be granted.
D. C. DURHAM, Clerk.
Dated at Greenville, S. C.,
April 17, 1922.
ck Piek-Ups. ?
inls the yard, ti
The bi-ennial election of deacons
was held at the First Baptist church
Sunday morning after the usual ser
vices, the following being elected:
Mr. E. C. Asbell, Mr. J. L. Prince,
Mr. 0. Sheppard, Mr. J. E. Cante-;
lou, Mr. W. H. Dorn, Mr. E. J. Mims,
Mr. C. M. Melilchamp, Mr. J. M.
Wright, Mr. N. M. Jones and Mr. C.
M. Thomas. The first five will serve
for four years and the second five
will serve for two years.
You can get what you go after pro
vided you go in a FORD.-Yonce
There's a host
waiting for you*
We have scoured the mark
had for this dynamic sale an
Here you will find a wide s<
need every day at prices yo
We invite you to our bi! g R
that you take advantage of
for real saving.
I will be in the market foi
Will pay highest market pri<
Am now payi
BRING ME YOUB
A. M. TIM
Pay While You Ride.
In this issue Mr. Yonce of the
Yonce Motor Company sets forth in
detail just what a Ford car, truck or
tractor will cost, either for cash or
on the monthly payment plan. He
makes it possible for persons of lim
ited means to buy a Ford partly on
credit and pay for the car while they
ride. By his easy payment plan Mr.
Yonce places Ford cars within reach
of scores of persons who otherwise
could not own a car. He has adopted
as his slogan, one altogether appro
priate, "Buy a Ford and bank the
:ets for the best values to be
d here they are.
election of things you actually
u cannot beat.
AINBOW SALE and urge j
the exceptional opportunity
y, April 26
j, May 6
. cotton seed until May 15.
ng 60 cents
i COTTON SEED