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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, September 6.
LOCAL AND P?RSONAL
Miss Mamie Dobey of Augusta is
visiting her sister, Mrs. S. W. Miller,
of Ropers. ?
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Dunn are
spending this week in Aiken visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace C. Tomp
kins are spending some time in Mon
treat, N. C.
Mr. Odil Cain of Wedgefield was
the guest last week of his sister, Mrs.
E. S. Rives.
Mrs. Roy Smith of Augusta is here
visiting her parents , Mr .and Mrs.
J. R. Scurry.
Mrs. A. A. Wells and Mrs. W. H.
Dorn went to Greenwood Monday to
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Paul spent Sun
day and Monday in Graniteville vis
Mr. Horace Cogburn of Columbia
spent Sunday here with his mother,
Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Mr. C. W. Watson spent Sunday at
Fruit Hill and in the Good Hope sec
tion of Salud? county.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Huggins went
to Jacksonville, Fla., Saturday and
returned Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Miller are
spenc'ing some time in the moun
tains of North Carolina.
Mrs. Lula Buddington of Green
Goye Springs, Fla., is here visiting
her uncle, Mr. M. D. Lyon.
Miss Katherine Mims will teach
during the session of 1922-23 in one
of the large city schools in Columbia.
Mrs. Mamie IS. Tillman has re
turned from an extended visit to her
daughter, Mrs. Preston Wright, in
Mr. and Mrs. Felix Moorer of St.
George are here visiting Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Byrd and Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Fuller.
Misses Mabel Holley, of Aiken,
and Lucile Timmerman, of Pleasant
Lane, were guests of Miss Lily Hol
sten this week.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Dobson and
Mr. 0. L.Dobson of Augusta spent
the week-end with their mother, Mrs.
Mrs. Samuel Morrall and children
and Edward Platt of Graniteville
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Lott on Sunday.
Mr. Walter Pearce of Augusta is
among the visitors in Edgefield to
day, being the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Cantelou.
Miss Ellen Prescott of Greenville
is a welcomed visitor in Edgefield.
She is spending this week here with
relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Sease of
Charlotte are visiting Mrs. Sease's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Griffis
in the Gilgal community.
Mr. James Cothran,Nwho is now a
prominent young member of the
Greenville bar, is here visiting his
sister, Mrs. J. D. Holstein.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Mj? Scurry are
now living under their own vine and
figtree, occupying a residence near
that of Mr. T. A. Hightower.
Mr. J. P. Whatley has rented the
Brunson residence in Buncombe
from Miss Kellah Fair and will occu
py it on the 1st. of October.
"Uncle" Tad Strom has been very
cordially greeted by his Edgefield
friends. He is here spending some
time with his son, Mr. Ed Strom. *
Rev. H. E. Wright of Charleston
will preach in the Presbyterian
church at Edgefield Sunday morning
at 11:30 and will preach at Trenton
at 8 o'clock Sunday night.
Miss Ida Parkman is spending: this
week in Edgefield with her sisters,
Mrs. Padgett and Mrs. Bryant, hav
ing just returned from a very de
lightful trip to Charleston.
Miss Florence Mims left Saturday
for Boston where she will do post
graduate work in Expression. She
will resume her weekly letters to The
Advertiser, one appearing in this is
sue written on the train Sunday.
Mr. W. P. Yonce, Mr. F. L. Tim
merman, Mr. B. R. Tinman and Mr.
Dorian Swearingen leave today tc
attend the Ford tractor demonstra
tion in Charlotte.
Mr. T. B. Lanham, accompanied bj
Miss Mary Dorn and Miss Ellie Mil
ler Lanham, motored from Columbia
Sunday and remained in Edgefield
until Monday afternoon.
Do not fail to vote next Tues
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Dobson, Miss
Lois Dobson and Miss Madge Morri
son of Greensboro, N. C., and Mrs.
William Lester of Augusta spent
last week with Mrs. Emma Dobson.
I Miss Lillian Smith will leave to
morrow to teach in the Logan school
,in Columbia. She has been teaching
for several years in this school and
her services have given entire satis
After spending several weeks in
Edgefield very pleasantly with her
aunts, Miss Ella Bates and Mrs.
Mary Hartley, Miss Aileen McGee
left Tuesday for Greenville to visit
Mrs. P. M. Feltham and Mer two
sons, Masters Jack and John Fel
tham, returned Monday afternoon
from Greenville, where they have
been spending several weeks very
Miss Annie Clisby is here visiting
her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb. For
the past two years she has been
teaching in the government school at
Chick Springs for vocational training
of young soldiers.
The Cornor Store calls attention
this week to its large aassortment of
school shoes, school dresses and oth
er things needed by the children as
they enter upon their school duties.
Read what Mr. Turner says.
. Mrs. J. W. Stewart and Miss Kath
erine Stewart will leave Tuesday for
Danville, Va., where Miss Katherine
will enter- the Randolph-Macon pre
paratory school which is one of the
first schools of its kind in Virginia.
Mr. Roy Smith who is connected
with the Satcher Wholesale Grocery
Company of Augusta will move his
family to Bamberg to reside, having
accepted a position as "teacher in
the Carlisle Fitting School of that
Mr. J. G. Alford announces to the
farmers this week that he is now
ready to gin their cotton, having gin
ned Monday the first new bale of
cotton of the season. Mr. Alford
gives his ginnery personal attention
and guarantees satisfaction to his
Mr. O. B. Anderson went to Clay
ton, Ga., last week to attend the
trial of Mr. Joseph E. Reese who was
charged with bigamy. He pleaded
guilty to the charge and was given a
sentence of 8 to 10 years on the pub
lic roads of Georgia. If his record is
good he will only have to serve 8
The Yonce Motor Company an
nounces this week that it has a ship
ment of cars in transit and urges
prospective buyers to place their or
ders at once, as the early shutting
down of the Ford plants will so cur
tail production that it will cause
even greater delays in future in the
delivery of cars. Better order now if
you contemplate buying a Ford car.
Messrs Charles F. Bird & Com
pany announce this week that they
have purchased the drug store of the
late J. D. Holstein and will continue
the business at the same stand that
it has been conducted at for more
than three quarters of a century.
They will replentish the stock in
every department and wjll endeavor
to merit the confidence and patron
age of the people.
An old-fashioned fish fry was es
joyed by more than a score of people
at the Modoc bridge last Thursday
An abundance of fish were caught
for both a large stew and fry, ser
ved camp style with corn bread and
coffee. Besides a dozen or more of
people who reside in the Flat Rock
community fully that number motor
ed from the Cleora^Gilgal section,
making the occasion almost as one
big family re-union.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Adams and
little John Robert, Jr., of'Milstead,
Ga., have been spending the past
week with Mr. Adams parents, Mr,
and Mrs. George A. Adams in the
Colliers community. Grandpa Adams
brought his beautiful little grand
son with him to Edgefield yesterday
and he was admired and petted by all
who" saw him. He has some of thc
splendid qualities of Grandpa Adams
fcut differs from him in looks.
Land Sales Monday.
Mr. J. H. Cantelou, as; master,
sold three pieces of property at pub
lic outcry Monday. The D. P. Boone
land, 211 acres, was bid in by the
Farmers Bank for $2,000. The D. W.
Smith tract of 100 acres was bought
by the Farmers Bank for $705. The
garage building in the town of Edge
field of Mr. G. W. Ada:ns was
bought by The Farmers Bank for
$4,000. The bank also bid in the lot j
to the rear of this building for $210
and the metal building thereon for
Miss Rolston Entertains
.On Friday night, Miss Lily Hols
ton was hostess at a party in honor
of he:r visitor Miss Lucille Timmer
|man of Pleasant Lane.
There were about fifty guests
I present and on their arrival were'1
I met at the door by the charming
(hostess, Miss Holsten.
Victrola and Piano Music was en
joyed by the early arrivals. When all
the young people had assembled,
progressive conversation was begun,
twenty dates being enjoyed by all
At the end of the last date, deli
cious ice cream and cake was served.
The guests enjoyed to the fullest
extent the hospitality of the lovely
hostess and will regret to give her
up while she is renewing her school
duties as a student for the winter
months at Winthrop College.
Do not fail to vote next Tues
Opening Exercises of School.
This morning at nine o'clock ap
propriate exercises were held in the
chapel of the school building, the oc
casion marking the formaal opening
of the session of 1922-23. The exer
cises were opened with prayer by
Rev. A. T. Allen. Short appropriate
addresses were made by Rev. G. W.
M. Taylor, Mr. W. W. Fuller, Mr. W.
C. Lynch, Rev. A. T. Allen, Mr. J. H.
Cantelou and Capt. N. G. Evans. A
large -number of patrons were pres
ent, thus manifesting their interest
in the school. Prof. Tatum is enthu
siastic over the outlook for the ses
sion. The enrollment will reach 400,
which is the largest in the history of
the school. A full list of the teachers
appeared in the last issue of The Ad
vertiser. It was announced that Miss
Stokes would teach the 7th. grade
but as she was married last Saturday
and resigned the position Pro::.- Ta
tum engaged Miss Jewell McDaniel
of Macon, Ga., to teach this grade.
Miss McDaniel arrived Monday. The
parents and the people of Edgefield
are deeply interested in the .school
and will stand loyally behind Prof.
Tatum and his corps of teachers to
the end that the session of 1922-23
be made the best session from every
standpoint in the history of the
Death of Mr. Tl L- Miller.
After a steady decline in health
and after passing through many
months of suffering, Mr. T. L. Mil
ler died Saturday night at his home
near Colliers. Some time ago he went
to the hospital in Augusta for treat
ment but received no real benefit.
During his long illness he received
the closest and most devoted atten
tion of his children, neighbors and
faithful family physician but nothing
could arrest the malady that gradu
ally sapped his strength and vitality.
We do not know the exact age of Mr.
Miller but he was not far from the
three score and ten mile post, and
his long life was spent in the house
in which he died. Probably he was
born and reared in this old an
Mr. Miller was a citizen of sterling
worth of whom much was heard of
good report. He was almost a life
long member of Republican^ church,
serving as deacon of the church for
a number of years. His wife preced
ed him to her heavenly home by a
bout four years, but he is survived
by three* sons, Warren, Murphey and
George Miller. The funeral was con
ducted at Republican church Sunday
afternoon by Rev. A. T. Allen pf
Edgefield. The great throng of peo
ple who assembled to pay a last trib
ute to this good man was an elo
quent testimonial of his real worth
as a man nd citizen of Colliers com
Note of Thanks.
I wish sincerely to thank all voters
who supported me in the recent pri-|
mary election, and shall endeavor to
justify their support by rendering]
efficient, faithful and courteous ser
vice throughout my term of office.
I hope that those who voted against
me will fall in line at the next elec
W. T. Kinnaird.
FOR SPOT DELIVER?
We have in transit two touring* cars
and one runabout. First come, first
Better file your order at once for
these, as the Ford Motor Company will
shut down on September 16, and it will
be impossible to get cars for some time.
If you need anything in the Ford line
better get it quick, as the present sup
ply will soon be exhausted,,
YONGE MOTOR CO.
Red Oak Grove News
.The services at Red Oak Grove
on last Sunday were very impressive,
being made thus by a baptismal
scene, with its ever attending solem
nity. This /occasion was peculiarly
beautiful to us. and sacred, because
it brought in our life double respon
sibility for further development of
the lives of those who came into fel
lowship of the church. Mrs. James
Stevens with the following,little boys
were the candidates : Dru and Char
les, sons of Mr. aand Mrs. George
Bussey, Jr., Crofton little son of Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Timmerman, James
and John Paul Dow,, son and brother
of Mr. W. A. Dow, also Mrs. Pierce
Quarles one of Red Hill's converts
who united with the church during
services there last week conducted
by brother Littlejohn.
Red Hill and Red Oak Grove have
had some straight earnest Bible
truths presented either to make a
better or worse condition to the
church. Rev. Seago and Littlejohn
have faithfully labored for us and
My ginnery has
we are now read;
past know what
Bring us your cot?
and you will have
We can furnish
Let us continu
now it's we who must "carry on"
the truths we have acknowledged to
Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Bussey came
and worshipped one day with the
congregation they love so well, and
that honors and holds them in cher
Mr. George Bussey went to Au
gusta last week where he was joined
by Master Charles Bussey en route
home from a pleasant visit to Spring
Hon. T. W. Lamb is being warmly
welcomed on his return home from
Fla. and South Ga. where he was
taken ill. The Doctors advised his
return to S. C. as soon as he was
able because the climate here will be
an advantage to his condition in
gaining his strength, which is slow
ly improving each day.
Miss Cornelia Bussey was hostess
for a few of her friends on last Sat.
'in honor of the departure of her
brother Tom, who returns to 0. H. S.
on the 2nd. where he resumes his
y FOR Gil
been put in first-cL*
y to gin cotton for
Those who have pg
an excellent sample
ton, as we will be ri
practically no wait.
bagging and ties, if
price paid for cotto:
e to serve you. S
Miss Kathleen Kenrick and Miss
Lullie Timmerman have returned
from Greenwood where they atten
ded a house party given in their
honor by Mrs. Clarence Darbey.
Dr.*G. E. Walker and his mother,
Mrs. Mamie Walker of August? wor
shipped at Red Oak Grove last Sun-,
There is no voice that sounds
more familiar in our choir than
that of Mrs. Mamie Walker, who for
so long was the efficient and untir
ing organist here.
Mr. Frank Kenrick left for Chi
cago where he has accepted a lucra
tive position and is well placed.
Eyes scientifically examined and
glasses properly fitted.
GEO. F. MIMS,
Edgefield. S. C.
ass condition, and
the farmers of
itronized us in the
j our gins make,
inning every day