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M Office No 61
LS? Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, August 30.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Miss Emma Edgerton of Aiken is
the guest of Miss Helen Nicholson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Byrd spent
last week in Savannah.
Miss Janie Fraser of Columbia is
here visiting her sister, Mrs. I. W.
Mr. and Mrs. Clair Hilton of Char
leston are here visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs Mae Griffis and Mrs. Flor
ence Blease of Saluda were visitors
in Edgefield last week. ,
Miss Rosada Talbert of Parksville
is here- visiting her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Parker.
Dr. Stanley Baker of Greenwood
was a guest in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. S. B. Nicholson Sunday.
Mr. James Gilchrist has rented th?
residence of Mr. C. M. Mellichamp
on Addison street.
Miss Sarah Collett returned Fri
day from a very pleasant stay of
several weeks at Glenn Springs.
Mr. John Mims is now the front
man at Yonce's Garage, where he
will be pleased to serve his friends.
Miss Sadie Mims is spending some
time with Mrs. Arthur Childless at
Greer and in the mountains.
Mrs. S. McG. Simkins and Miss
Mary Butler left Friday for a visit
to Miss Virginia Simkins in Green
Mr. Edgar Hart and his bride of
Newberry are here visiting Mr.
Hart's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Concordia Lodge No. 50, A. F. M.,
will meet in regular communication
Friday night, September 1, at eight
Miss Emmie Broadwater will leave
about the tenth of Sept. to teach His
tory and French in the Ninety Six
Miss Emmie Broadwater bas had
as visitors two of her college friends,
Misses Edna and Gertrude Buyck of
Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Kemp of Cal
lison spent Saturday and Sunday
here visiting their sons, J. D. and
Miss Anna Mayson of Saluda
county is here visiting her uncle,
<Col. P. B. Mayson. She is a student
of Coker college.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. LaGrone and
children and Miss Pearl Padgett are
spending some time in the mountains
of North Carolina.
Mrs. J. H. Miller returned Tuesday
after spending several weeks with
relatives in Columbia, Timmonsville,
and other places.
Miss Ada Louise Moorer of St.
George has been the guest of her
cousin, Miss Isabelle Byrd, the past
Mr. W. R. Dobson and his friend,
Mr. McElmurray of Beech Island,
spent Sunday in Edgefield with Mr.
Dobson's mother, Mrs. Emma Dob
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Quarles are
receiving the congratulations of
their friends over the coming of an
other little daughter into their home
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Holstein are
now occupying the attractive new
bungalow of Mr. John Mims in South
Edgefield where Mr. and Mrs. Moon
ey formerly resided.
Mr. Douglas Timmerman will
preach at Republican church the sec
ond Sunday morning at ll o'clock
and at Colliers Sunday school build
ing in the afternoon at 4:30 o'clock.
Misses Margie and Josie Asbill of
Ninety Six have been spending the
past week in Edgefield visiting their
aunt, Mrs. W. H. Harling, and cous
in, Mrs. H. H. Smith, Jr.
Miss Letitia Fairy of Spartanburg
and Miss Nannie Gunter of Bates
burg are guests of Mrs. B. B. Jones.
These young ladies have many
friends in Edgefield who always
greet them very cordially when they
*ome among us.
Mr. George W. Adams left yester
day for Charlotte, where he has ac
cepted a position with the Charlotte
Paper Company as salesmanager for
North Carolina and a portion of
Mr. H. C. Viele, a popular young
jeweler of Augusta, will leave today
for Cincinnati, Ohio, to attend the
National Retail Jewelers Association
as the representative of the jewelers
Mrs. M. C. Turner of Greenwood,
accompanied by her daughter, Miss
Addie May Turner, son, Bernard
Turner, niece and nephew, Miss Ca
rey and Mr. Carey, from Philadel
phia, is among the visitors in Edge
The Corner Store calls attention
tc special values in Color Fast shirt
ing and "Kiddie Kloth," just the
thing you need for making house
dresses work shirts and children's
rompers. Call for these goods before
they are gone.
Mrs. A. A. Woodson entertained
at dinner on Sunday in honor of her
birthday, the guests being Misses So
phie and Marie Abney, Mrs. Walter
McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Minis,
Misses Florence and Eleanor Mims,
and Mr. Evangelos Cervetas.
Mr. Israel Mukashy announces this
week that his early fall arrivals of
merchandise are on display, calling
especial attention to his large, assort
ment of things that will be needed in
getting the boys and girls ready for
school. See his large stock of depen
dable school shoes.
Prof. W. 0. Tatum,Jr" motored
to his old home at Cope, Orangeburg
county, last Thursday for a visit of
a d.iy or two. He stated that the
dar age by weevils to cotton has
been very severe in that section.
Mary farmers will not make more
than a bale of cotton to ten acres.
Much of the drudgery of house
keeping has been eliminated by the
many articles of food that can be
had at grocery stores ready to serve.
Light housekeeping has been made
still lighter by the many good things
sold by the Huggins Store at the De
pot. Read his list of good eats this
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Daniel and
their six children of Saluda are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Minis.
They Motored from Charleston yes
terday after spending the month of
August at the seashore. They have
sold their home in Saluda and will
move the latter part of this week to
Greenwood to reside permanenly.
The Fordson tractor is growing in
popularity because the Ford company
is not loosing an opportunity to de
monstrate its merits. The Yonce Mo
tor Company calls attention this
week to a tractor demonstration
which will be given in Charlotte by
the Ford company. Communicate
with Mr. Yonce if you can attend
this demonstration which will at
tract farmers and other business men
from three states.
Rev. J. T. Littlejohn returned to
his home in Scranton Saturday after
conducting a very successful revi
val meeting at Red Hill church last
week. Mrs. Littlejohn will remain in
Edgefield county until after the
meeting of the Woman's Missionary
Union at Mt. Zion church this week
and the annual meeting of the Edge
field Association at Red Hill next
week. She is the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. H. E. Quarles this week. She
is being very affectionately greeted
by her Edgefield friends.
Mr.- C. M. Mellichamp has since
leaving the post office declin?d sev
eral offers of very good business
positions in order to enter the
Southern Baptist Theological Sem
inary al; Louisville, Ky. as a minis
terial student. Mrs. Mellichamp will
also take the training provided for
wives of ministers and other women
who desire to fit themselves for lar
ger usefulness in religious work.
They will probably leave for Louis
ville early next week to be away
from Edgefield for several years.
The prayers and best wishes of our
people, go with them.
Banks Close Labor Day
We, the undersigned, agree to
close our respective places of busi
ness on Monday, September 4th.,
1922. This day being a legal holiday
known as Labor Day.
The Peoples Bank
Edgefield, S. C.
Bank of Edgefield
Edgefield, S. C.
E. J. Mims, Cashier.
The Farmers Bank of Edgefield
Edgefield, S. C.
W. H. Harling, Cashier. ?
Rev. and Mrs. L. A. Gunter spent
Sunday in Edgefield and it was a
great delight to his former congre
gation to hear him preach at the
Methodist church. Mr. Gunter is now
pastor of the Methodist church in
Service? at the Baptist Church.
After spending the month of Aug
ust in the mountains of western
North Carolina and in the eastern
part of this state, Rev. A. T. Allen
and family have returned to Edge
field. There will be preaching ser
vice both morning and evening at
the Baptist church next Sunday,
Sept. 3rd. The. subject of,the morn
ing hour will be, "The Fever of
Life", and at the evening service
"The True Optimism." Everybody
is cordially invited. Remember the
hours-11:30 and 8:30.
Delightful Rook Party.
Thursday afternoon little Misses
Elizabeth and Corrie Johnson gave
a rook party in honor of their little
cousin, Miss Evelyn Johnson and lit
tle Miss Ruth Gilbert of Columbia.
At the conclusion of a spirited game
the score showed that Miss Martha
Thurmond was entitled to the first
prize, a beautiful box of stationery,
and the consolation prize, a stick of
candy was given to Miss Frances
Wells. Block ice cream and cake
were served after the prizes were a
warded. The occasion was one of un
usual pleasure for all of the little
folk present and will be a source of
pleasant memories for a long time.
Card of Thanks.
I take this means of thanking ^he
people of the county for the gener
ous support they gave me in the pri
mary election.. As their public ser
vant it shall be my constant aim and
desire to prove myself worthy of the
confidence they have placed in me.
As I promised in the campaign I
would do if elected, it will be my
purpose to promote in every way
possible the interests of the people
of Edgefield .-.ounty and of South
Carolina. Again I thank you for e
lecting me as one of your represen
tatives in the legislature.
H. H. Sanders.
Opening of Trenton School.
Prof. E. W. Rentz was among the
visitors in Edgefield Saturday and
stated that the Trenton school would
begin the next session September ll
and all of the patrons of the school
are invied and urged to attend the
opening exercises. Prof. Rentz says
all school books will be much higher
for the next session than they have
been heretofore. The teaching force
at Trenton is as follows: Miss Mae
Harrison, 1st. and 2nd. grades; Miss
Margaret Reynolds of Columbia, 3rd.
and 4th. grades; Miss Addie Bouk
night of Batesburg, 5th. and 6th.
grades; Mr. Bigford of Trenton,
7th. and 8th. grades; Prof. Rentz,
9th. and lQth. grades. All students
who are deficient in one or more
studies are requested to meet Prof.
Rentz at the school building the 1st.
Monday morning in September at
Edgefield School soon to Open
The session of the 1922-23 of
the Edgefield public school will be
gin Wednesday, September 6, at nine
o'clock. The patrons are invited to
attend the opening exercises. The
following is the teaching force for
th .session: Miss Daisy Harvey, 1st.
grade; Miss Gladys Lyon, 2nd.
grade; Mrs. Mamie Tillman, 3rd.
grade; Miss Mamie Dunovant, 4th.
grade; Miss Serena Hammond 6th.
grade; Miss May Stokes, 7th. grade;
Miss Sallie May Nicholson, History
and English; Miss Mary Davis, Lat
in and English; Mis^ Flora Bethea,
home economics; Mr. H. B. Salley,
agriculture and science; Miss C. Mae
Hedgpeth, music; Mrs. M. B. Tuck
er, the Addison Mill sct?ool, and Mr.
W. 0. Tatum, Jr., mathematics. The
mill school will open Thursday Sept.
7th. Pupils should take their promo
tion cards and vaccination certifi
cates with them.
One seven room dwelling house on
Simkins Street, in town of Edgefield.
This house is located in most desir
able part of Edgefield. Water works
lights, servants house and all other
conveniences. Also one six room
dwelling with sleeping porch, ser
vants house, and four acres of land
on Pickens Street, in the Town if
Edgefield. With this dwelling is a
store house and corn mill. For terms
A. E. Padgett.
Go and see in actual operation the many time and money
saving advantages of the Industrial Tractor-The FORDSON.
TO BE HELD AT
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
UNDER THE AUSPICES OE
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Charlotte Branch, and its 380 Dealers in North and South Carolina and
NO CHARGE FOR ADMISSION
Exhibition open daily from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. Many big manufacturers
from all over the country will have exhibits.
Make . Your . Arrangements-To-day-To . Attend
BIG STREET PARADE
SIGHT SEEING TOURS
BRING YOUR FAMILY! KTS
We want you to go. There will be a crowd going from Edgefield. Come In
and see us about it.
YONCE MOTOR CO.
Our Supervisor, Mr. Edmunds, is
making us some mighty good roads
in this section which is very much
needed. In several places he has en
tirely left the old road and graded
a new. We see by his work that he
has the idea all right.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Shaffer and
Mr."1 E. F. Turner spent Wednesday
of last week with Mr. and Mrs. G. T.
Asbill of Nintey Six.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Turner spent
Thursday of. l?st week with Mr. and
Mrs. Zonnie JJorn.
The protracted meeting was held
last week at Pine Grove Penticostal
church, Mrs. Jones preaching.
Mr. Willie Shaffer attended ser
vices at Gasaway church on Thurs
day of last week. Rev. J. L. Single
ton preached some very forceful
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. McCary, Mr.
Alton McCary, and Mr. Hollie Tur
ner of Greenwood were pleasant vis
We want the pare
their needs for the
paletea and other wa
to select from.
We also have a la]
kind, just what you
Come in and let u?
in other lines.
The Store of
itors in this community Saturday
night and Sunday.
Mr. .Zonnie Dorn attended service
at Stevens Creek last Sunday and
enjoyed a splendid sermon delivered
by their pastor, Rev. Mr. Mangum.
Miss Mildred Asbill of Ninety Six
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. M. Shaf
Mr. Parker McDowell who has
been spending some time in Georgia,
is back home.
Two ministers of the colored per
suasion were out hunting rabbits one
day in the Carolina hills, and while
sitting on a log for a brief rest be
gan a discussion of ways and means
of inducing a heedless and perverse
generation to come to church.
"One of the most effectivest ways
dat I've found, so fah," said ^he first
speaker, the Reverend Vanderbilt
University Jackson, "is to give out
a 'nouncement dat sorter excite de
nts to know that'we
school children. A fn
Lsh goods. We have a
rge stock of school shoe
will need for the boys ?
s show you through ou:
Better Values and
cu'iosity of de congregation."
"Sich as which?" demanded the^
Reverend George Washington Sims,
who hailed originally from Missouri.
"Well, I don't know dat I could
give a better example of jes' what
I means dan to repeat my 'nounce
ment of last Sunday morning.' It
sho' brung out a crowd that taxed
de capacity of de ole Gallilee edi
The Reverend Mr. Sims made a
mental note of the sounding phrase
of his gifted brother, and craved the
particulars of the potent announce
"It was nothin' mo' ner less dan
dis: 'Come out ter-night, one an all,
an' bring yo' frends. You will find
yo' time well spent case it's my aim
an' intention ter explain the unex
planable, define the undefinable, an*
unscrue the unscrutable !"
SBucklesrs ?rnica &afiVe
The Best Salve In The World.
are prepared to fill
ll line of gingham,
good line of hosiery
ss of th? dependable
md girls for school
r early fall arrivals