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Office No el
Residence. No. 17
Wedneaday, May 3.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
. Mr. and Mrs. J. Man er Lawton
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ives
Mr. and Mrs. John Schroder of Sa
vannah were welcome visitors in
Edgefield last week.
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Lyon, Jr.,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J.
K. Allen of the Meeting Street sec
Miss Nellie Bryant went to Saluda
Tuesday afternoon to visit her broth
er, Mr. Brooks Bryant.
Miss Anna Mae Scurry spent last
week-end in Augusta with her sis
ter, Mrs. Roy Smith.
Work is progressing rapidly on
the residence of Sheriff Swearingen
in south Edgefield. In a few short
weeks he will be able to occupy it.
Judge and Mrs. J. W. DeVore and
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Duncan will move
this week into the residence of Mrs.
Emily Mims on Main stree: to reside
until their new home is complete in
Mrs. T. A. Hightower left on Tues
day for Jacksonville, Fla., where she
will spend two weeks with relatives,
and will be privileged to attend the
Southern Baptist Convention.
Rev. A. T. Allen delivered the
Baccalaureate sermon before the se
nior class at Ridgedale Academy on
Sunday. He was accompanied by Mr.
J. P. Nixon, Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Ma
mie N. Tillman.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman went over
to Ridgedale on Tuesday, having been
invited to make an address before
the academy commencement. Mrs.
Tillman is one of the trustees of this
The Philharmonic Music club wiK
meet Friday, May 12th at 4 o'clock
at the home of Mrs. B. B. Jones, at
which time the club entertains for
Misses R?sela Parker and Margaret
See Miss Eliza Mims' exquisite
new china for wedding presents.
Mr. W. L. Washburn, editor of the
Aiken Journal and Review, was a
visitor in Edgefield Thursday and paid
The Advertiser a call while here.
The writer greatly enjoyed the visit
of this very successful newspaper
maker and we trust that it will be
our pleasure to see him in Edgefield
The announcement having been
made that Mr. T. E. Byrd, the pres
ent coroner, will not offer for re
election this year, Mr. J. R. Scurry
announces his candidacy this week
for this position. Mr. Scurry will disr
charge the duties faithfully and well
if elected. As his home is at the
county seat he will be in a position to
render more satisfactory service than
if he resided elsewhere.
See Miss Eliza Mims' exquisite
new china for wedding presents.
In our candidates' column this
week will be found the announcement
of Mr. J. R. Timmerman as a candi-?
date for re-election to the office of
auditor of Edgefield county. Mr. Tim
merman has made Edgefield county
a very efficient auditor and his re
election from term to term shows
that the people appreciate and value
his services as a public official.
? Saturday afternoon Mrs. W. C.
Tompkins entertained the members
?of her Sunday school class. The lit
tle girls, aged 9 and 10 years, made
tea napkins for the children at the
orphanage. Each one took much
pleasure in doing their very best sew
ing for the little children less for
tunate than themselves. Some told
stories while others sewed. At the
close of the afternoon strawberries
and cakes were served.
Mr. J. L. Prince announces this
week his candidacy for re-election to
the office of county treasurer. Mr.
Prince is now in the closing year of
his first term and he has proven to
the people that they made no mistake
when he was chosen as. their servant.
He is painstaking and efficeint, tak
ing the same. interest in promoting
the public welfare that he does in
managing his own private interests.
Mr. Prince's record of service is the
highest recommendation to the peo
Dr. J. S. Byrd went to Atlanta
Monday night on a business trip, re
turning to Edgefield this morning.
Mr. W. A. Pardue has the contract
to build the attractive new home in
Buncombe of Judge and Mrs. J. W.
Mr. J. G. Holland, Misses Ruth and
Grace Tompkins and Miss Gladys
Padgett motored to Atlanta yester
day to spend several days.
Mr. E. S. Strom's cross tie busi
ness is gradually increasing which
means an increase in the cash paid
out in Edgefield every week.
The exercises by the Cradle Roll
of the Baptist Sunday school will be
held at the church at 10 o'clock
Mother's Day, the second Sunday in
Mr. C. E. May and Miss Margaret
May spent last Sunday with Mrs. Car
rie Forrest, Mr. May's sister who re
sides above Johnston in Saluda
Mr. L. Melton of Chester is now
serving as telegraph operator, filling
the place formerly filled by Mr. J. A.
Hickerson, who expects to leave
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor will preach
at the Trenton Methodist Church
Sunday morning at ll oclock and at
Edgefield Sunday night at 8 o'clock.
Besides a number of seasonable
things he mentions to eat, Mr. Hug
gins tells our readers that they can
find "much else" at his store near the
The report of the county super
visor is published in this issue. Mr.
Edmunds and the other members of
the board are to be congratulated up
on holding down the expenditures of
the county. The report for April only
shows claims to the amount of $1,
It will pay Edgefield shoppers to
keep in touch with The Corner Store
which calls especial attention this
week to a new shipment of Swiss or
gandie in all colors and also calls the
attention of corset wearers (men
need not heed) to the famous R. &
A special sale is being conducted
this week by the large and very pop
ular department store of J. B. White
& Company of Augusta. Attention is
directed to their advertisement in
this issue. Saturday in particular will
be a very attractive day at this big
Judge N. G. Evans is again hold
ing court as special judge. Monday
morning he left for Union, where he
will preside this week. He has made a
very fine impression where he has
presided. We publish in this isspe
resolutions adopted by the St. Mat
Mr. J. Frank Fair came to Augus
ta Friday to attend an A. P. A. con
vention and was met in Augusta by
his sister, Miss Kellah Fair. They
came to Edgefield Saturday after- j
noon and Mr. Fair spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Bla
lock, Jr., returning to Atlanta Sun
Major W. W. Sheppard is here
spending ten days with his parents.
Ex-Gov. and Mrs. J. C. Sheppard, be
fore locating in Washington, D. C.,
as attorney for the Federal Trades
Commission, which is a very respon
sible and lucrative position. Major
Sheppard is being very cordially
greeted by his Edgefield friends.
The Bailey Minstrels will give an
entertainment in the school audito
rium Friday night. This will be a very
excellent entertainment. Besides
popular songs, original jokes and
dancing, the music by the orchestra
will be a very attractive feature. The
admission is very reasonable, adults
35 and children 25 cents.
Concordia Lodge, No. 50, A. F. M.,
will meet in regular communication
Friday night, May 5, at half past
W. A. COLLETT, W. M.
J. 0. SHEPPARD, Sec.
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.
Delicious VAN-NIL Delicious
Buy a FORD and bank the!
Public Sales of Land.
There were only three public sales
Monday. The McMurrain house and
lot sold for $4,000, toeing bid in by
the Farmers Bank. The McDonald
lot was bought by Mr. John Rains
ford for $175'and the property of
Mrs. E. P. Arthur was knocked down
to Mr. J. H. Allen for $1,500.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Tompkins will
have all of their children with them
the next week-end, being a sort of
family reunion. Mr. and Mrs. J. K.
Aull, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Tompkins,
Jr., will come over from Columbia
and Mr. Gus Tompkins will come up
The county board of commission
ers let the contract Tuesday to King
Brothers of Greenwood for the con
struction of the Horn's Creek bridge
near Republican church for the sum
of $1,950, which was the more favor
able of the two bids submitted. The
bridge will be covered with galvaniz
ed iron which will prolong its life by
Lights For Lumber Plants.
The lines of the electric light plant
have been extended to the plants of
the Morgan Lumber Company and the
Edgefield Lumber Company just
south of the town Inuits. These manu
facturing plants are being equipped
with electric lights to enable them to
operate at night. Enlargement
means an increase in the volume of
business of the old town.
Stores Asked to Close.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
have requested all merchants and
other places of business in Edgefield
to close Wednesday, May 10th, from
eleven until the memorial exercise
closes in the opera house, which will
be but little more than an hour. This
is a very reasonable request and ev
eryone should comply with it.
The price which Mr. L. G. Quarles
recently realized for an acre of land
indicates that in the matter of war
time prices of real estate history has
repeated itself very quickly. The
Standard Oil Company recently paid
Mr. Quarles $1,000 for an acre of
land. The land is very desirable for
the purposes of the Standard Oil
Company as it fronts both on the
Dixie Highway and on the railroad.
The storage tanks of the Standard
Oil Company will be moved from
near the site of the old depot to this
lot near Mr. Quarles' residence.
Very Attractive Prices.
Beginning Saturday of this week
Mr. Rubenstein will begin a great
sale in order to raise needed cash. Im
order to inform the Edgefield public
of the great bargains he will offer in
this sale he gives a page advertise
ment in this issue. Many bargains are
set forth in detail, the goods are de
scribed and prices given. Take this
advertisement to Mr. Rubenstein and
he will make good every word of it
Your cash will buy much for the fam
ily needs now. Make out your shop
ping list from this advertisement and
supply your needs at this popular
store. It will mean a great saving in
actual cash. I
Miss Eliza Mims Paints Mas
Miss Eliza Mims has recently fin
ished a portrait which must be called
her masterpiece. This is a wonderful
likeness of Jtfterson Davis, president
of the Confederacy. The portrait was
an order from Mrs. Perdue of At
lanta, President of the U. D. C. of
that city. On the expiration of her
term of office, she desired to present
to the museum there, a portrait of
Jefferson Davis. She said that she
felt that this hero of the Confeder
acy had been neglected in the mem
ory of the Southern people, com
pared with other Southern heroes,
and she wished to present this por
trait as a reminder which in this
case will be a very striking one. The
picture from which this was painted
was taken in Mr. Davis' palmiest
days when perhaps, he was a distin
guished member of the United States
Senate before the war. To look at
it is an inspiration.
Such a portrait of him should be
in every Confederate museum in our
land. Miss Mims. should be warmly
congratulated on her splendid work
and the U. D. C. of Atlanta on the
newly acquired possession.
There's a richness, a mel- "WT A "iflr
lowness, an indescriba- y ZI Jw ,
ble deliciousness in T
Mr?. W. W. Fuller Hostess for
U. D. C.
The May meeting of the U. D. C.
.was held with Mrs. W. W. Fuller in
The president, Mrs. Jeff Wright,
called the meeting to order, the mem
bers uniting in saying our Lord's
Mjjss Sophia Dobson, secretary,
read the last meeting's minutes,
which stood approved. A move to
make all widows, in Edgefield, of
Confederate veterans, who have not
already been made so, honorary mem
bers of the chapter was unanimous
Resolutions- on the death of two
beloved honorary members, Mrs.
Elizabeth Miller Adams and Mrs.
Ida DeVore Sheppard are to be made
by ' a committee composed of Mes
dames Robt. A. Marsh, B. B. Jones
and P. M. Feltham.
An open session for Memorial Day
discusssions was held, and every ef
fort to make the occasion appropriate
will be made.
The people generally are urged to
participate in the exercises to be held
at ll o'clock in the opera house, the
program of which is published in this
After the exercises, the Daughters
;will serve a picnic dinner under the
Addison oaks adjoining the Baptist
church to which they have issued in
vitations. A committee in auomobiles
will await the aged veterans and their
wives at the opera house to carry
them to the picnic grounds.
After the discussions of Memorial
Mrs. Helen S. Nicholson pre
sided for a short historical session,
which opened with a reading by Mrs.
J. G. Edwards, on The Origin of
Memorial Day. An instructive paper
prepared by Mrs. Emeline Cartledge
on the hospital which was located
here during Vie war was read.
Mrs. Nicholson exhibited a number
of old papers, some of which were di
rectly connected with the war and
would be valuable addition to South
A splendid report of the Edisto
District conference at Saluda was
given by Mrs. B. B. Jones, augment
ed by Mrs. A. A. Woodson, the chap
ter's historian for life, who is over
from Newberry on a short visit to
Edgefield relatives and friends.
After the sessions, the hostess
served chicken salad, sandwiches,
crackers and iced tea, and a pleasant
social hour was enjoyed. Mrs. Helen
^.Nicholson will be hostess for the
Cut Off the Gas !
Put On Brakes !
Stop ! Read !
Tuna fish-25c. a can.
Shrimp-25c. a can.
Mackerel-7?c. and 15c. each.
Columbia River Salmon-25c. a can.
Mrs. Duke's Mayonaise 35c a jar
Maxwell House lea-25c. a package.
Maxwell House Coffee-39c. a pound.
Pineapple Del Monte-30c. a can.
Pineapple Lebbys-20c. a can.
Snappy Cheese-15c. a roll.
Fancy Iced Cakes-35c a pound.
Sweet Mixed Pickles-35c. a pound.
Beech Nut Ginger Ale-15c. a bottle.
And "much else" you'll find in
Program For Memorial Day.
Memorial Day will be observed by
the Edgefield chapter of the Daught
ers of the Confederacy on May 10th
in the Edgefield Opera House at ll
.o'clock. The following program has
been arranged with Rev. G. W. M.
Invocation, Rev. A. T. Allen.
Cornet solo, "Bonnie Blue Flag,"
Rev. P. P. Blalock.
Reading. "The Jacket of Grey,"
Miss Gladys Lawton.
Vocal solo, Miss Margaret May.
Introduction of Speaker, Mr. J. L.
Address, Major Henry C. Tillman.
Music by Greek Orchestra.
"Dixie," sung by Edgefield Dixie
Benediction, Rev. L. A. Peatross.
Delicious VAN-NIL Delicious
the new non-alcoholic va
The farmers have been planting
some cotton in this section and the
grain is looking fine.
Misses Ruth, Lettie Lee and Ger
trude Boone were the spend-fche-day
guests of Misses Viola and Gladys
Miss Gladys and Master Curtis
Robertson spent the week in Ninety
Six with relatives.
Mrs. W. S. McDowell had as her
jguests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
McDowell, Mr. Brunson McDowell,
Misses Ruth and Ruby McDowell/
Mamie Zoe Johnson, and Margaret
and J. T. McDowell.
Messrs Ivy DeLoach and S. C.
Whatley were visitors in this com
We are sorry to report Miss Viola
Robertson on the sick list this time.
We wish for her a speedy recovery.
Buy a FORD and bank the
Delicious .VAN-NIL Delicious
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Buy a Ford
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EDGEFIELD, SOUTH CAROLINA
[/M?k 1st to 6th
The Biggest Sale Event in Cur
Yj^arlh I Program
Every department contributes its share in this great econ
omy event, and the savings to the public will amount to
thousands of dollars. / / \
Wonderful values, with riemeniahed stocks, for the last day of the sale
Saturday. We call youf particular attention to the sale of Men's Palm
Beach and Mohair Suits' at $11.95 ($15.00 values) and the sale of 51-piece
Dinner Sets at $7.98 (^/0 values).
NOTE: We pay freigabt or express charges on purchases of $5.00 or
more (groceries excepted) to R. R. points within 200 miles.
J. B. WHITE & CO.
COTTON S^Ej) WANTED
I will be in the market^for ^ott^h^?ed until May 15.
Will pay highest market
Am now pa|i^60 cents