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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, May 17.
LOCAL ?ND PERSONAL
Miss Margaret Armstrong of Wil
mington, Delaware, is visiting Mrs.
S. B. Nicholson.
FOR SALE: Fifteen Barred Rock
hens. Apply to D. J. LaGrone.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Miller of Au
gusta spent Sunday in Edgefield with
Mrs. Raymond Rogers, and their
children of Blenheim are visiting rel
atives in Edgefield.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hurling of
Plum Branch spent Sunday in Edge
field with relatives.
Mr. Henry T. Medlock and Mr. Pin
son of Greenwood were visitors in
Van-Nil, the new non-alcoholic va
nilla flavoring is advertised in this
Miss Maggie Winn who has been
"teaching in Plum Branch is spending
some time in Asheville. * /
Mr. J. Carroll Cogburn spent Sun
day in Edgefield visiting his mother,
Mrs. Lizzie Cogburn.
Revj G. W. M. Taylor will preach
k at Trenton Methodist church Sunday
night at ^ o'clock.
Miss Beuford Reynolds has return
ed to Greenwood after a visit to her
sister, Mrs. A. E. Padgett.
Mrs. Clint Graydon and children
have arrived from Columbia to be
" guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. McG. Sim
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Reel came up
from Augusta and spent the week
-end with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reel.
Mr. Huggins' store down by the de
pot offers a tempting list of good
things to the housewives this week.
See Miss Eliza Mims' exquisite new
china for weddings.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hunt of Caro
leen, ?. C., were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. M. H. Fuller several days last
Mr. J. J. Roach, district manager
of the Southern Bell Telephone Com
pany, is among the visitors in Edge
Mr. George F. Minis attended the
annual convention of the South Caro
lina Optical association in Columbia
Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. Emmie Timmons Rankin of
Jacksonville, Fla., spent .several days
.last week visiting Mrs. Emma N.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Broadus Allen of
?Greenville stopped over Thursday
with Rev. and Mrs. A. T. Allen on
their way to Aiken.
Miss Sadie Mims spent Saturday
.and Sunday in Savannah, having ac
companied a party of Augusta
See Miss Eliza Mims' exquisite new
china for weddings.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Smith we:it to
Columbia this morning. Mr. Smith
had some - professional business be
fore the supreme court.
Mr. Lamont Steiglitz, Mr. Stanley
Smith and Miss Milling of Columbia
were guests of Miss Anna Mae Scur
ry and Miss Thelma Jacltson Sunday.
Prof. E. W. Rentz, superintendent
of the Trenton High School, was in
Edgefield yesterday. He is bringing to
a close another very successful school
Mr. T. P Salter announces that his
pond near Trenton is ready for the
hathers and for picnicing parties.
Electric lights have been provided for
? Rev. A. T. Allen left yesterday for
Jacksonville to attend the Southern
Baptist Convention, being accompa
nied by his sister, Miss Gertrude Al
len who came over to Edgefield from
The Southern Railway System an
nounces special rates to conventions
and other great gatherings in all
parts of the country. If interested in
attending any of these meetings, you
should read the advertisement of the
Southern in this issue.
This afternoon Mrs. H. C. Mitchell,
Miss Marjorie Tompkins and Miss
Virginia Addison will entertain in
honor of Misses R?sela Parker and
As Rev. A..T. Allen is away at
tending the Southern Baptist Con
vention in Jacksonville, there will be
no services in the Baptist church next
Sunday. He will however, return in
time for the prayer meeting the fol
lowing Wednesday night.
Don't forget the interesting enter
tainment the Parent-Teachers' Asso
ciation is planning. Practice up on
cake walking for Edgefield's p?erless
cake maker is going to donate a culi
nary triumph as a prize for this big
Miss Charlton Dozier will sail on
June 20th for European tour. While
away she will attend the world-famed
Passion Play in Oberammergau, Ba
varia. On our third page this week
will be found an interesting account
of this famous play.
Mrs. Milton Jones,' Mrs. Allen T.
Samuel and Mrs. B. B. Jones are giv
ing a program party at "Braxton
Hall," the handsome home of Mrs.
B. B. Jones, on Thursday afternoon
of thi:; week in honor of Miss R?sela
Parker and Miss Margaret May, the
season's attractive brides-to-de.
Mrs. James E. Hart, Jr., and little
Miss Dorothy Jeffries Hart arrived
Thursday from Memphis, where Mrs.
Hart has been spending several
months with her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. M. D. Jeffries. Mrs. Hart and
little Dorothy are both being very
We are grateful to i Misses Emma
and Margaret Blocker for their
thoughtfulness in sending us an invi
tation to the commencement exercis
es of Coker College. Both of these
young ladies graduate this year, hav
nig made a very creditable record
daring their entire four years at Co
The record made on the recent
civil service examination held in con
nection with filling the Edgefield
postoffice has been received in Edge
field. The three highest, from which
the law provides a postmaster shall
te chosen, are Mr. C. M. Mellichamp,
85.70, Mr. J. G. Holland, 75.50 and
Miss Sophie Mims, 74.70.
Judge W. T. Kinnaird announces
his candidacy this week for re-elec
tion as judge of probate of Edgefield
county. He has for a number of
years filled this office to the entire
satisfaction of the people and it is
not-likely that he will have any oppo
sition. Judge Kinnaird is a man of
sterling qualities who can be de
pended upon under any and all cir
For economic hauling nothing can
beat the Ford one-ton truck. The
Yonce Motor Company announce in
their advertisement this week that
one of these trucks can be had of
them for $430 f. o. b. Detroit. This
very low price puts the Ford truck
in reach of scores of farmers and
merchants who are unable to buy
high priced trucks. The original cost
of the Ford truck is not only less
than others but the running expense
and upkeep is less also.
Men's Bible Class Notice.
A full attendance bf all the mem
bers of the Men's Bible Glass of the
Methodist church, is requested to at
tend Sunday school Sunday morning
at ten o'clock as matters of special
importance will come before the
class. ? ?
Rev. L. A. PeatroSs to Leave
Rev. L. A. Peatross, who has been
rector of Trinity church at Edgefield,
the Church of Our Saviour at Tren
ton, and Grace church at Ridge
Spring, has accepted a call to be vicar
of St. Andrew's in Columbus, Ohio,
and will depart for his new field of
labor early in June. During the three
years of his ministry here, Mr. Pea
tross has made a deep impression on
his parishioners by his godliness, and
every good wish of all Edgefield goes
with him. Mrs. Peatross and little
Edwin leave for Columbus Saturday
of this week, and as this is the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul T.
Norton, the move is in the nature of
home-returning for Mrs. Peatross.
tures Old Sores, Othes Rememos Won't Cut*
The worst cases, no matter cf how I on sr standing
are cured by the wonaerful, old reliable Dt
Porter's Antiseptic Healing: Oil. It relieve?
"sin and Heals at the sam* ??~:c. 25c. soc. fii.c
Pulling the Eyes out of Blind
At the Sunday morning service in
the Methodist church the Rev. G. W.
M. Taylor will take for his subject:
"Pulling the Eyes Out of Blind Ti
gers." The sermon will be delivered
in consideration of the recent raid
of the prohibition squad in Edgefield.
The public is'invited to this service
and they will hear something that
may be of interest.
Hon. John E. Swearingen Can
didate for Governor.
Elsewhere in this issue we publish
the announcement of Hon. John E.
Swearingen's candidacy for govern
or as it appeared in The State yester
day. Mr. Swearingen is a product of
Edgefield county, and has made a
highly creditable record as State su^
perintendent of Education for the
past 14 years, reflecting lasting hon
or upon himself and upon the old
county which gave him birth. He has
a large number of relatives and
friends throughout Edgefield county1
who will give" him their loyal and
zealous support in his candidacy for
the high office of governor. Mr.
Swearingen is a forward-looking man
who possesses marked ability and un
questioned integrity of character. If
the people of South Carolina elevate
him to this larger field, he will put
into his administration his very best
Miss Grace Tompkins Enter
tained in Hoonr of Miss
One of the loveliest parties of the
season was given Tuesday afternoon
by Miss Grace Tompkins in compli
ment to Miss Margaret May, the wide
ly beloved bride elect. The spacious^
parlors of the home were' thrown!
en suite for the occasion and were
beautifully decorated by a lavish ar
rangement of pink roses. One fea
ture of entertainment was a Shakes
perian contest, all quotations con
taining some sentiments about a
bride. The first prize, a hammered
bronze vanity case, was won by Mrs.
B. B. Jones. At the conclusion of the
oontest as little Marjorie Mitchell
finished singing "Showers" little Lov
ick Smith and Virginia Holland,
dressed as a miniature bride and
groom, entered the parlor bearing
an umbrella which " was stretched"
over the bride elect who was seated
on a divan, each taking a position on
opposite sides of the divan. Silken
cords were drawn causing a number
of beautiful tokens presented by
friends present to shower upon the
bride. Little Anna Elizabeth Holland
entered the parlor dressed as Cupid,
bearing a basket containing a beauti
ful set of handsomely hand embroid
ered lingerie which was the hostess'
gift to the bride. ! ,
The guests were invited into' the
dining room where the bridal party
were seated around a large, beauti
fully decorated table, the other
guests being seated at two other ta
bles. A two course tea was daintily
As I have not/seen any news from
Moss in The Advertiser lately, I will
send in a few items this week.
We have a good Sunday school but
only a few were present last Sunday.
We hope to have a good attendance
Farmers are backward with their
work but have been very busy for the
Our good teacher, Mrs. Maggie Bur
nett, closed her school about three
weeks ago and has moved back to the
farm at Camp Branch.
Miss Velma Thomas is at home for
a few days.
Mr. Luther Brunson, Jr., has
moved his saw mill to the farm of Mr,
Reel and is sawing lumber for Mr.
We are glad that Mr. Wallace Seig
ler's little baby is better, having been
Mr. Floy Langley got his toes bad
ly mashed at the saw mill but we are
glad that he is able tb be out.
Mr. and Mrs. Winston Dyar and
their children spent last Sunday with'
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Christie.
MisBt? Ellen and Carrie Langley,
Pearl Thomas and Mary Strom spent
one day last week with their teacher,
Mrs. Burnett and report having had
a good time.
Misses Lorine and Alma Moultrie
spent Sunday with Miss Pearl
Biicltlen's ?rnica Suive
The Best Salve In The World.
in hot or cold desserts, cooked or
i, never disappoints, wonderfully
a flavoring content.
FOR SALE: Several fine specimens
cherry red registered Duroc Jersey
male hogs about six months old at
$25, including pedigree. These hogs
are sired by a worthy son of "Scis
sors" the fifty thousand dollar ani
mal, and from "Defender" and
"Pathfinder" dams. They are doubly
enhanced in value having been inoc
ulated against cholera. Address Tur
key Creek Duroc Farm, Mrs. Mamie
Morris Tillman, Edgefield, S. C.
Are jungle-land things of interest,
But things of interest here in Edgefield
Can be located down by
Beech Nut Ginger Ale-15c.
Russian Dressing (ala Mrs. Duke's) 15c.
Breakfast Mackerel (big ones) 15c.
Coffee-House-Drip-Coffee 38c. a pound.
Del Monte Pineapple, sliced, 30c. a can.
Pink Salmon, big flat cans; 20c a can.
Maxwell House Tea, a package 25c.
Mobile Shrimp 20c. a can.
Fancy Sweet Pickle 35c. a pound.
Saboroso Cigars 5c.
Mayonnaise, Relish and Russian
Dressing-35c. jars. *
Learn the way to
AT THE DEPOT
I am now prepared to sell ice in
any quantity. Will deliver anywhere
J. P. NLXON.
McMurrain's old stand near depot.
FOR SALE: A limited quantity of
Batte's Prolific corn for seed at $2.00
E. J. MIMS.
Buy a FORD and bank the
difference.-Adv. j I
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
end IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds tip the Whole System. 50 cents.
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We now have
a fulj stock of
for men and women in all of the popular
leathers and on the newest lasts.
Come in and let us fit
you before our sizes are
broken. People who
once wear these celebrated shoes will
always wear them. \ j
The Store of Better Values and Loner Prices
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How To. Give Quinine Tc Children.
FEBRILITE is-the trade-mark name given tc an
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, picar
ant to take and does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it aud never know it is Quinine.
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Quinine. Does not nauseate nor
c.use nervousness nor ringing in the head. Try
ft the jest time you need Quinine for any pur
pose. Ask ior 2-ounce criginal package. Thf
lame FEB ?lLIi?E is Mown in botfle- 25 cents