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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, May 31.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Raymond Dunovant is at home
from Bingham Institute in Asheville.
Miss Mary Nicholson is at home
for the summer vacation from Lan
Miss Lucy Scurry is spending this
week in Augusta visiting her sister,
Mrs. Roy Smith.
Misses Helen and Raven Lewis of
Summerville are here visiting their
sister, Mrs. S. McG. Simkins.
Mrs. H. C. Mitchell spent Thurs
day and Thursday night in Johnston
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Tompkins.
Mrs. Douglas DePass of Columbia
is here visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. A. Smith.
Mrs. W. 0. Tatum of Cope,
Orangeburg county, is here visiting
her son, Mr. W. 0. Tatum, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Aull and little
Julia Aull of Columbia spent Sunday
in Edge?eld visiting Mr. and Mrs. A.
The Southern railroad announces
very low summer rates this week, of
fering a special inducement to sum
Edgar Hart, a popular knight of
the road who travels out of Edgefield
is here visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. James E. Hart.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mays of Aiken
were visitors in Edgefield Monday,
being guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
The Corner Store announces a
spelling bee this week. Call at this
popular store and get some instruc
tions about the "bee."
The list of good things to eat offer
ed by Huggins Store this week will
make it easy for the housewives to
arrange the family menu.
Major and Mrs. T. J. Lyon came
down from Grenwood to attend the
recital Friday night by the music pu
pils of Miss Fanny Sheppard.
Misses Elizabeth Johnson, Marga
ret Lyon and Mary Lillie Wells are
spending this week with Miss Ruby
Clark of Johnston.
Elwyn Moore ran up from Charles
ton and spent the week-end here with
parents, Capt. and Mrs. L. Y. Moore,
returning "o his studies at the Citadel
Mr. Orlando Sheppard of Atlanta
spent Thursday and Friday in Edge
field visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Orlando Sheppard. Mrs. Shep
pard, his mother, returned to Atlan
ta with him to spend some time.
The friends of Mrs. Maggie T. Hill
regret to learn that she is seriously
ill at the hom of her daughter, Mrs.
Osmond Williams, near Belvedere.
We trust that the next tidings will be
to the effect that she is very much im
Mrs. M. B. Tucker has been engag
ed to teach the Addison Mills school
again next session. Superintendent
W. 0. Tatum, Jr., spoke very highly
of Mrs. Tucker's work in his report
to the trustees.
Misses Martha Barksdale and Bes
sie Wilkes of Laurens are guests of
Miss Margaret May, benig her col
lege friends. They have also come to
serve at brides maids in the May
Rev. L. A. Peatross left yesterday
for his new home and larger field of
labor in Columbus, Ohio. The pray
ers and best wishes of his Edgefield
friends go with him to his home in
Miss Gladys Rives, one of Edge
field's widely beloved and very popu
lar brides-elect, arrived from Man
ning Saturday night, where she has
been teaching for the past session.
Already she is being feted and show
ered with social attentions.
LOST: One silver card case with
initials, V. C. A.
Miss VIRGINIA ADDISON.
Concordia Lodge, No. 50, A. F. M.,
will meet in regular communication
Friday night, June 2, at half past
eight o'clock. Refreshments.
W. A. COLLETT, W. M.
. J. 0. Sheppard, Secretary.
Thus far the trucking crops, b
yield and prices, in and around Ed
field have not come up to expe<
tion. But what crop or undertak
has been a financial success this ye
Miss Hortense Padgett is here ?
iting relatives having closed
school work in Greenwood for
session. She has been employed ag
for the next session.
Miss Lillian Smith has again bi
employed to teach in the Lo*
School in Columbia. She has madi
splendid record as teacher in Colt
bia, whose schools rank among
best in the state.
County Chairman J. H. Cante
has called a meeting of the coui
Democratic executive committee :
next Monday to appoint enrollmi
committee for the clubs. A full
tendance is desired.
Mr. O. L. Dobson came up fr
Augusta Sunday and he and M
Emma Dobson and Miss Sophie Di
son motored to Ridge Spring a
spent the day with Mrs. Ida Bo
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Mooney ha
moved to Newberry to make th
home. Mrs. Mooney has accepted
position in the Newberry grad
school to teach the 3rd grade, t
same grade thta she taught in Edi
field the past session.
The marriage of Mr. Edwin M
and Miss Margaret Caroline M
will be solemnized at the First Ba
tist church Thursday evening at ni:
o'clock. The wedding party will
entertained with an elaborate supp
at the Dixie Highway hotel this eve
ing. : . - .v . : ,.!
The regular meeting of the W
man's Christian Temperance Uni?
will be held Monday afternoon, 4:1
o'clock with Mrs. E. J. Norris ai
Miss Eliza Mims. A reception will 1
given for all new members who a:
urged to be present. Miss Susi
Mathis and Miss Margaret Courtm
of Trenton will take part.
An entertainment will be given i
the school auditorium Friday nigl
for the benefit of the athletic ass?
ciation of the school. Our peopi
should attend en masse and suppl
the funds that are needed for scho<
athletics. The admission will be 3
cents for adults and 25 cents fe
Almost ninety-nine one-hundredth
of the teachers in Edgefield count
and young ladies and many of th
trustees are in mortal dread les
many of them get married during th
summer vacation, leaving an elev
enth-hour vacancy to be filled fo:
next session. Nobody blames th<
young teacher for embarking wher
the right fellow comes along.
Mr. Charlie Whatley who was ac
companied to a hospital in Baltimore
by Dr. J. T. Pattison underwent a
surgical operation on May 20 for the
removal of a tumor in his stomach.
Dr. Pattison received a very encour
aging letter from Mr. Whatley's
lurse several days ago and although
the operation was a very serious one
Mr. Whatley is now on the way to re
Miss Emmie Broadwater and Miss
?S Emma and Margaret Blocker are
it home from Coker college, being
low full graduates of that excellent
institution. Four members of the
graduating class of 63 were present
id with medals for their splendid
record of scholarship extending over
che entire four years and two of the
four medals were won by Edgefield
rirls, Misses Emmie Broadwater and
In this issue will be found the an
nouncement of the candidacy of Hon.
5. T. Williams for re-election to the
House of Representatives from this
county. While Mr. Williams has not
been in the limelight as much as some
>ther members of the body, still no
>ne stuck more faithfully to the job
;han he. Mr. Williams has always
grided himself on being present at
every roll call to cast his ballot as his
?udgment dictated, instead of evad
ing the issue by absence from the
ball. He will give his platform as he
neets the people this summer.
The Yonce Motor Company tells
jur readers this week of the advan
tages to be gained through buying a
Ford chassis and then having a body
made to meet your needs. Thus one
:an get such a car or truck as may
se needed for a particular class of
business or kind of work. With a
Ford chassis costing only $285 it
would be an easy matter to make a
ielivery wagon at a very small cost.
See the advantage of having a Ford
engine and chassis. It is a cheap and
reliable foundation to build upon.
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Cheatham and
Mr. Gus Cheatham spent last Sunday
in Plum Branch with Mr. and Mrs.
R. M. Winn. Miss Fannie Lou Cheat
ham. a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Cheatham who holds a responsible
position with a bank in Greenville
came down and also spent Sunday in
Plum Branch with her sister, Mrs.
R. M. Winn.
Mr. Otis Lamb announces his can
didacy this week for the office of
judge of probate for Edgefield
County. Mr. Lamb is widely connect
ed in the county and will visit every
section during the campaign, meet
ing the people face to face. He is a
young man of fine character and will
do his utmost to fill the office satis
factorily if chosen by the people.
Mr. Rubenstein announces this
week that he has added to his large
stock a portion of The Hub bankrupt
stock and also a stock bought from
the J. L. Ouzts estate and in order to
relieve the crowded condition of his
store he has cut many prices very
low. It will pay you to read the bar
gain list he is offering this week. A
small amount of cash will buy a large
quantity of merchandise.
Edgefield has two especially gifted
headline and advertisment writers,
Mr. Frank Huggins and Mr. W. H.
Turner. Mr. Huggins recently won
third prize, five dollars in cash, offer
ed by the Augusta Chronicle. Mr. Tur
ner also won honorable mention in
the same contest. Mr. Turner was al
so awarded a cash prize of $5 in
another advertising contest recently.
Both of these gentlemen are gifted
in the art pf writing advertisements.
Mr. Harry Culbreath has been em
ployed by the engineering depart
ment of the State Highway Commis
sion to look after the Dixie Highway
from Greenwood county line to the
Aiken county line, this now being a
part of the state highway system. Mr.
Culbreath has had considerable ex
perience in road building and the
State Highway Commission has put
Edgefield county's main thorough
fare in good hands. We do not expect
to hear any further complaint as to
the condition of this road.
Y. W. A. Meets.
On Thursday afternoon the Young
Woman's Auxiliary met at the home
of Mrs. M. B. Tucker. There were
eighteen present. Miss Emmie Lan
ham, the president, presided. The sub
ject for the afternoon was the Marga
ret Home and the Training School.
Miss Ruth Tompkins sang a sacred
At this meeting it was decided that
the members should undertake a con
test for new members and general
efficiency. There will be virtually
twenty members in each group.
Mrs. Tucker served delightful
sandwiches and iced tea at the close
of the program.
Notice to Creditors.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD
Pursuant to Decree in case of
Pierce Simpkins in his own right and
is Adminisrator of Estate of John C.
Simpkins deceased, and Etta S. Simp
kins, plaintiffs, Against Caleb Simp
kins, et al, defendants, in Court of
Common Pleas for Edgefield County,
All creditors of estate of the late
lohn C. Simpkins deceased are here
by notified to file and prove their
:laims, both lien and simple contract,
,vith and before me as Master for said
County and State within thirty (30)
lays next after May 11th, 1922, or
be thereafter forever barred, Edge
field, S. C., May 11th, 1922.
J. H. CANTELOU,
As Master for E. Co., S. C.
Inner armor to be inserted be
tween the casing and tube of auto
mobile and motorcycle tires.
Will add from 1,000 to 5,000 or
more miles to the life of a casing,
eliminate 90 per cent of all punc
:ures and will pay for themselves
iver and over again, as they may be
used again and again in several
:asings. ' ,
' See me for prices and demonstra
Willie G. McManus
Edgefield, S. C.
Oil Your Delivery Costs
lowest first coat, the
lowest upkeep and the
highest resale value of
any motor car ever built
Expand your sales zone-reach
more customers. Figured from
every conceivable standpoint a
Ford Chassis, and a body to
suit your needs will not only
speed up and substantially
lower the cost of your light
delivery and hauling, but it
will establish for your busi
ness an invaluable reputation
for promptness and efficiency.
Buy now. Terms if desired
YONCE MOTOB COMPANY
Edge-field, S. C.
I hereby give notice that an inter
est bearing certificate of deposit for
$1,000, dated May 24, 1921, issued
by the Farmers and Merchants Bank
of Johnston, S. C., has been lost in
the mails and that I will apply to said
bank for a duplicate certificate on
Thursday, June 1, 1922.
J. L. PRINCE,
Edgefield, S. C.
Summons for Relief.
(Complaint not Served.)
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
William A. Platt, Plaintiff Against
A. J. Sullivan and A. F. Greene,
To the Defendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in
this action, which is filed in the office
of the Clerk of the Court of Common
Pleas, for the said County, and to
serve a copy of your answer to the
said complaint on the subscribers at
their office at Edgefield C. H., S. C.,
within twenty days after the service
hereof, exclusive of the day of such
complaint within the time aforesaid,
the plaintiff in this action will apply
to the Court for the relief demanded
in the complaint.
Dated May 15th, A. D. 1922.
To the Non-Resident Defendants
You will take notice that the Origi
nal Summons and Complaint in the
above stated action, are now on file in
the office of the Clerk of Court of
service; and if you fail to answer the
Common Pleas and General Sessions,
in and for the County and State
P. L. Cogburn (Seal)
-Clerk C. C. P., & G. S.
May 15th, 1922.
5-17-3t. "> "
We have pure and mixed field
leas for planting.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.
FOR SALE: Fifteen Barred Rock
ens. Apply to D. J. LaGrone.
Any one wishing a copy of the Life
of D. A. Tompkins can procure same
at the store of W. E. Lynch & Co.,
Edgefield, S. C., price $1.25. This
book ought to be read by every young
man in the county.
AROMATICS VAN-NIL Delights
Spend Next Sunday on Delightful
Isle of Palms
di Q CT A ROUND TRIP FROM
ipO.DU EDGEFIELD, S.C.
Good Only on Train Leaving Edgefield 7:30 P. M. Saturdays
via Columbia. Arrive at Charleston 7:55 A. M.
Returning leave Charleston 5:15 P. M. Sundays; also, good on train
leaving Charleston 3:00 A. M. No baggage checked. Not good in par
lor or sleeping cars.
ENTIRE DAY OF FUN AND FROLIC AT THE SEASHORE
Excellent Sailing, Bathing, Fishing and Water Sports. See Historical
Charleston, Fort Moultrie and Sullivan' Island.
Sold for trains Saturdays and Sundays, with final limit returning to
reach original starting point prior to midnight Tuesday following
date of sale.
Summer Excursion tickets bearing final limit October 31, 1922, now on
sale to Mountain and Seashore Rr sorta. Stopovers. For particulars
communicate with Ticket Agents
Southern Railway System