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EBGEFIELD, S. C.? WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1921
Missionary From Brazil Spoke.
Death of Mrs. Workman.
Teachers Went Home
The second primary passed off in
about the same manner as the first,
the voters, men and women, coming
early. Some of the very patriotic cit
izens were kind in using their cars
for some who wanted to vote, but
were unable to walk the distance. To
vote and vote right, was the pervad
ing spirit of the day.
Sunday night at the Baptist church
the congregation had the pleasure of
hearing Miss Pauline White speak of
her mission work in Brazil. For sev
eral years she has been a missionary
there and is doing a great work.
She told of the great field for work
and its needs and told many personal
experiences that made her talk ex
ceedingly interesting, which made
hearers more than ever, feel that
nothing but their best should be giv
en in promoting the work. Miss
White is in South Carolina for a
year's rest, and at present is visiting
brothers, sisters and other relatives
in the state. While in Johnston, she
and her mother are guests of their
aunt, Mrs. Georgia Turner. Mrs.
White now has three missionary
children, Rev. Maxcy White of Bra
zil, Miss Pauline White and Miss
Leda White who is in training as a
Mrs. J. C. Workman died at her
home here on Saturday evening after
a few days' illness and the deepest
sympathy is for the family so sud
denly bereaved. About a week ago a
pimple appeared on her face near
the mouth, and in two or three days
it appeared infected, and this spread
so rapidly that her condition was
critical, and bio id poison developing,
the end soon came. Everything possi
ble was done to save her and friends
to her. Mrs. Workman was a beauti
ful Christian character and a mern
? ber of the Baptist church. She was
of a loving and gentle disposition, a
kind friend to all and was a devoted
mother. Besides her husband are
left three children, Mr. Charlie
Workman, Miss Emmie Workman
and little Mildred Workman. Mrs. Al
bert Lott was her sister, and she had
several brothers who resided near
Cross Hill and at Newberry, and all
of these were at her bedside. On Sun
day morning, the body was carried,
on the train, to Cross Hill, her girl
hood home, and interred by the
graves of hev Vo sons. The funeral
services were conducted by Rev. W.
Mrs. Sallie Stanfield of Aiken has
been a guest in the home of her
brother, Mr. J. M. Turner.
Mrs. Walter Hendrix of Leesville
and Mrs. Janie McDaniel of Tampa,
Fla., were guests in this home, also,
during the latter part ofthe week.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Culbreath and
Messrs. Percy and Mellville Cul
breath of Tampa, Fla., have been
visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry C. Strother..
The litle son of Mr. and Mrs. Luke
Smith who suffered a sunstroke dur
ing the past very hot weather is now
considered out of danger. The little
fellow was unconscious two days,
and was in a very critical state.
Mrs. Sallie Rice Owen has return
ed to Bamberg after a visit to Mrs.
John Wright. She has been spending
the summer in the mountains.
. Mrs. James H. White returned on
Friday from a stay in the mountains
and with relatives at different points,
and is much improved in health.
Miss Ella Jacobs was enabled to
cast her vote here on last Tuesday,
through the kindness of the depart
ment of the school in Columbia
where she is teaching, having been
sent over in a car for this purpose.
Through the kind and patriotic
spirit of some of the gentlemen here,
a car was turned over to the teach
ers here in the school, one of Lees
ville, Batesburg and Lexington, and
they were driven to their homes and
thus enabled to cast their vote at
the second primary. ,
The friends of Mr . M. W. Crouch
are delighted to know that he is so
much improved and they hope that
he can soon be out with them again.
News has been received of the
marriage of Miss Florence Wright,
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Wright which occurred recently at
their home at Tampa, Florida. Miss
Wright made many warm friends
during the three years she resided
here, and the best of wishes are
wafted to the happy young couple.
Mrs. H. W. Crouch and Mrs. L. S.
Maxwell are at home from the
Dr. and Mrs. James Halford have
been for a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Tay
lor Goodwyn at Greenwood.
Mr. Albert Dozier was quite sick
during the past week, threatened
with appendicitis, and at first it was
feared that an operation was the
only relief, bur. now he is improving
and it is hoped that all danger is
Mrs. Eugene McAlpine and chil
dren have returned to Hartsville, af
ter a visit in the home of Dr. S. G.
Mobley. They were accompanied by
Miss Sara Carwile!
Mr .and Mrs. Huiet Waters have
been for a visit to Augusta.
Misses Elliot and Conya* Hardy
have returned to Washington, D. C.,
after a visit to the homefolks. They
both hold splendid fovemment po
There was a very exciting game of
football played here on Friday after
noon by the teams of Edgefield and
Johns+cn, the score resulting in 72
to 0 in favor of Johnston team. The
Edgefield team did some good play
ing even though they did not come
out victorious this time.
Mr. Leonard Bush of Aiken, has
been for a visit to Mr. Carl Kinard.
Mrs.. J. M. Turner has gone to
Leesville to visit relatives.
A notable occasion was that of
Thursday afternoon when the Parent
Teacherji Association was"^fts|gsjS^t& i
the lady teachers" of the Edgefield
Graded and High School.
Mrs. Lovick Smith had generously
offered her artistic bungalow for
this occasion, and at five o'clock the
guests began to arrive, the reception
continuing until 6:30.
The guests were met at the door
by Mrs. W. E. Lott, president of the
Parent-Teachers Association, and
conducted to the receiving line by
Mrs. P. M. Feltham and Mrs. R. A.
In the receiving line were Mrs.
Lovick Smith, Mrs. W. 0. Tatum and
the teachers of the High and Graded :
school The lovely home of Mrs. '
Smith was aglow with a great profu- :
sion of yellow flowers, the autumn '
favorite, golden glow, golden rod, can ;
nas and marigold.
Mrs. N. M. Jones conducted the
guests into the dining room where a
scene of beauty awaited them in the
same color scheme of autumn glory. ,
Here block cream and cake were
On the porch punch was served by
Misses Elizebeth Lott and Sara
A beautiful musical program was .
rendered,. Mrs. A. R. Nicholson and .
Mrs. M. B. Tucker giving two vocal .
selections;, each with piano accom- ?
paniment by Mrs. Tillman.
A violin duet was given by Miss
Lois Minis and Mrs. Walter Cante- ,
lou with accompaniment by Miss
Genevieve Norris, who also added to
the pleasure of the occasion by a
The joy of the scene has very cer
tainly given the faculty of the Edge
field school a good first impression
of our community spirit and was a
happy way of showing hospitality.
The Comptroller General has no
tified me that, with the approval of
the Governor, he has granted anoth
er extension for the payment of tax
es without further penalty until the
night of September 30. On October
1, I am instructed to turn the books
over to the sheriff to collect all un
paid taxes. This will positively be
the last extension.
J. L. PRINCE,
September 18, 1922.
Buy a FORD and bank the
Mr. E. H. Folk, Jr., Writes a
Very Interesting Letter
As is often the custom of those::
who leave the bounds of Edgefield to?, :
write letters back to the "Advertis
er," I feel that I should likewise tak?*:
advantage of the opportunity Jo
write back my impressions of Geor-:
gia, ("Gorgi" to a big per cent of...
the natives), gathered in the short ,
space of some 48 hours.
From Augusta to Savannah by'
the Central of Ga., R. R., there ara
a number of fair sized towns thain
one would be unable to distinguish^
from any low country town in South'
Carolina save for one vital factor-^.,
that is the presence of hogs and lit
tle hoglets rooting contentedly in'
the main and only street. Edgefield;
may be noted for her dust and mud;
Constantinople for her dogs; but thev
average small town of Georgia;
stands preeminent in the matter of'
hogs promenading the streets.
From Savannah to Brunswick
there is scarcely a town one tenth
the size of Trenton. Most of them are
slightly smaller than Park Hill, which ?
isn't very densely populated itself. .
This town feels like an island; in
stead of water there is an interven
ing waste of swamp, lagoon and
marsh. The woods have quite a trop
ical appearance. Tall cypress trees
and live oaks pennanted with gray '
moss. In many of the swamps are
palmettoes which are especially beau
Brunswick is a town of 14,000. |
people, of whom some .300 or 2500
are now estimated to be in bed with j
"Break Bone Fever." This rather
cheerful ailment has effects, I am
told, as follows: head aches worse
than after being crowned with a ;
pumpkin; bones, back, arms, legs, j
etc., feel like they are going to pop!}.
in twp jtempe^e^
certain that you are going to die; .
but you don't. Wonderful to relate! '.
Brunswick is one of the most beau- ?
tiful places I have ever seen. The ?
streets are nearly all paved and the
public buildings set in groves of ;
live oaks are particularly impressive. (
When I went down to the decks,
Brunswick is situated on an inlet
nine miles from the ocean, I was ,
struck with the expanse of marsh on
the other side of the river-as far
as the eye could see is one level
green stretch of marsh. Here and .
there you may see a few white water ;
fowls contrasted against the billiard
table effect of the marsh. Sidney La
nier wrote famous verses entitled ?
"The Marshes of Glynn." (Brunswick
is in Glynn county.) Sometimes when
inspired I am going to help complete j
that work by composing lines to the ,
'"Mosquitoes of Glynn."
Tonight on the hotel porch I met .
a Mr. McCreary from Augusta, who
is a cousin of Mr. Willis Duncan. We ,
spent a very pleasant hour together,
or at least I did, talking over ac
quaintances. This was the first
chance in two days that I had talked
with anyone from near home. He
asked me what "line" I was "hand
ling." And I told him that I was go
ing to handle a rather out of date
article, in short, Latin.
Well, even "break bon'e fever" \
doesn't last as long as this l'ester.
EDWIN FOLK, Jr.
Brunswick, 'Ga. ?
September 16, 1922. i
Governor Issues Order for ;
. Henry Smith.
Governor Harvey yesterday direct
er Supervisor Askew of Union coun
ty to repossess himself of Henry '
Herry Smith, paroled prisoner, and '
place him on the chaingang to com
plete his sentence. Smith's parole ex- ;
pired August 1, but was extended 90 ;
days by Governor Harvey.
Recently Smith was fined $10 for
being drunk and disorderly, the
chief executive was advised, and af
ter an investigation he advised the
supervisor to take charge of the
man. Smith was convicted of violat
ing the prohibition law in Union
county in the spring of this year
and sentenced to serve eight months. ;
He was paroled during good behav
ior by Governor Cooper.-The State.
'Miss Florence Minis Compare;
' Newest Western State
With Oldest Eastern
!*/<'.'. . . '
came not long ago, from abou
the-newest Western State to the old
?cst Eastern State, and the vast dif
^rence betwen them, is not in im
?giriation and literature alone, bu
tn the surest reality.
'- .The one resembles wood, new
ifeiled and rough hewn, and the othe:
,is-like the most highly polished ma
iwgany, wanting nothing to perfec
Vb except perhaps the worth adder,
^a few more years.
The ancestors of these peoph
pioneered in frail boats across th<
Atlantic, as the Westerners blazec
? trail in "Prairie Schooners" ovei
Ste plains. The people of New Eng
|pjid are the descendants of pioneers
while many of the inhabitants of th?
l&est are the pioneers themselves
&nd that is where the vast differ
ence comes in. Blazing .trails has
j?one out of style in "these parts.'
Ssw*. England has progressed to the
decollete gown and the cut awaji
coat civilization, while the West is
sjtill rolling up its sleeves and dig
I have actually sat in an audience
of Western people and pointed out
to a friend in the next seat, a man
find woman whom I knew were pion
eers, who were associated with the
Clod and with the dugouts that were
the first Western homes.
A:Here, I have looked around me and
seen, people that seemed made of
culture. You feel that the recipe for
their kind is polish, plus refinement,
pi?s courtesy, and so on, mixed in
proper proportions, that somehow to
try to improve .them would be, "to
paint-the lily, to gild refined gold or
gotir-: perfume on the violet." Both
types, are all right. I am not compar
Ki^Tne, two to the disparagement of
process of evolution. The Ease sim
ply began earlier and the present
generation is not to be credited with
the early start.
What I really am leading up to
is the difference in the state of mind
of each which after all, is the most
important thing about any people.
For "as a man thinketh in his heart,
so is he."
The West (and when I use that
term I mean the middle West, par
ticularly Oklahoma,) has not yet
learned that business is the means
through which we earn a livelihood,
that it is not life itself, that material
progress is not self development,
but only a back ground for it, that
Democracy isn't calling every man
j'our friend and inviting him to your
home whether you are congenial with
him or not. Demovracy is something
bigger than that, something more
Someone has said that "Education
in a Democracy must average
teach the high to come down, the
humble to rise and all of us to walk
together." That is what Democracy
itself should do.
The Easterner has pioneered, and
known the bad and good of pioneer
ing, has built firms and handed
them down from father to son, has
made plans and seen them succeed,
and made others and seen them fail,
has tasted the bitter and the sweet
of life for generations, and the
knowledge of the keen edge of joy
and failure, have settled down to
their respective places in his mind.
Then he has an introspective glance
and found that consideration for the
other man is pretty nearly as impor
tant as consideration for oneself.
My friends, that is what's so good
about the South and the East, the
courtesy which characterizes both.
The Westerner has all sorts of
good thoughts in his heart, but he is
an amateur as yet, and doesn't know
the technique of self expression. The
Westerner does the obviously polite
thing, and does it awkwardly, as
though he fumbled in his pocket for
his book of etiquette to find the right
thing to do, and then had left his
glasses at home, and couldn't read it
The Easterner is polite with a
suaveness and smoothness of perfec
tion denoting long practice.
The Southerner, bless his heart,
does all the Easterner does, and does
it better-with style.
Bostonians may be conservative
in poliitcs and in customs, but they
are brc ? d in their ideas of courtesy.
Kindness has a good effect on the
doer of the deed, and is an inspira
tion to the recipient of it. Like
mercy, it blesses him that gives and
him that takes./
204 Hemenway St.,
Outlook for State Fair Very
Columbia, Sept. 18.-The coming
South Carolina State Fair gives
pi omise of being a record breaker
in each and every department. Early
requests for stall and pen reserva
tions insure the finest show of live
stock ever staged in this state. The
elegant new cattle barn now under
construction will stable 500 head of
cattle, while accommodations for
300 animals will be provided in the
building formerly devoted to the
poultry show. Additional, pens are be
ing prepared for the swine exhibit,
which in number and quality will
far excel the magnificent show of
last year. The poultry exhibit will re
quire almost double the space of
former years. The Extension Service
of Clemson College, under the direct
supervision of Dr. W. W. Long, will
require 6,00.0 square feet of space
for its educational displays. Clemson
College, under the direction of Pres
ident .W. M. Riggs, will install an ex
hibit requiring approximately 3,000
square of space, while the Home
Demonstration exhibit, under the di
rection of Miss Christion South, will
require a similar amount of space.
The premium exhibits in the agri
cultural and horticultural depart
ments will be more numerous than
in the past and the same is true of
the displays in the art and .woman's
In keeping with the high standard
of the educational features, the man- ,
agement has arranged an amusement
program extraordinary. Harness and
running races are programmed daily,
while betwen the heats of the races ,
visitors will be entertained with a I,
complete circus program, including .
stellar acts of daring, skill, and com- .
edy by stars of the sawdust arena.
Five days will be devoted to horse ,
racing. On the closing date, Satur- j j
day, October 28, professional auto |<
races will be staged. Among other ,
famous drivers, Sig Haughdahl, 3
champion dirt track driver of the j
world, will appear. The Johnny J.
Jones Shows, with its myriads of j
tented attractions and devices, will ,
be found on the Joy Pla?a. Each
night a stupendous display of fire- ?
works will be presented. The com- .
bined amusement program is the
grandest ever attempted in South ,
Carolina. The Fair grounds proper j
will present a most pleasing appear- ,
ance. On every side flowing embel
lishments will greet the eye, while
permanent walkways, shaded with ]
stately palmetto trees will lead to
the exhibit buildings and various .
points of interest. Visitors will note ,
with pride the magnificent new build
ings and the many improvements. .
The management gives assurance
that everything will be in complete .
readiness for the opening day-Mon
day, October 23-and is preparing :
to entertain vast crowds during the ,
Card of Thanks.
I take this means of thanking the 1
people of Edgefield and of the 1st
magisterial district for their very ;
generous support in the recent elec- ,
tion. I conducted a campaign upon a ,
high plane and will also do my ut- -
most to discharge the duties of the j
office so as to give the people a sat
isfactory administration. I 'shall al- ,
ways hold in grateful remembrance ,
the loyal support of my friends in ,
electing me. ?
GEORGE W. TURNER. i
Edgefield, S. C.
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easily adjusted. Price $2. Personal I
check 10c extra. Marsh Brothers, 1
Wilmington, O. <
RED OAK GROVE.
State Mission Day to be Ob
served. Approaching Mar
riage of Much Gen
The Woman's Mission Society" or
Red Oak Grove with the assistance
of the junior organizations will ob
serve State Mission Day next first .
Sunday, October first, immediately
after the session of Sunday school.
The Y. W. A.'s will render a demon
stration of South Carolina by the
following girls: Misses Lullie Tim
merman, Kathlene, Kenrick, Fannie
and. Sadie Dow, Maude and Marie
Hamilton, Mildred Buasey, Maggie
and Eva Agner, Alice Rearden, May
Jordan and Annie Doolittle.
Flat Rock Sunday school continues
to meet with cooperation on the part
of the parents who send their chil- .
dren regularly. The interest is en- -
couraging, attendance is increasing.
The summer months seem hard on
most Sunday schools.
Our neighborhood has settled,
down to business. Everybody is busy
now endeavoring to harvest and take
care of every available thing for -
winter use, ?s it has been predicted
a hard winter for us. A good rule is
to make the best of every day as it
comes; think less about ourselves and
this world, and prepare for the life
to come. Then we would have little
time to worry about weather condi
tiofls, as many do.
Miss Essie Bussey left last Sat
urday to resume her school work
near Bethany. Her stay here has been
quite helpful, making many warm
friends here as elsewhere.
Mr. and Mi's. Press Parkman an
nounce the marriage of their daught
er, Lou Eva, to Mr. Robert Griffis,
September 10th, at the Baptist par
sonage in Edgefield by Rev. A. T.
Allen. This young . couple's f riends
extend . hearty $ congxatulations- to-.: .
The marriage of Miss Mamie Bus
sey and Mr. Walter Griifis on the
21st is an event of much interest for
Miss Allie Evans of Abbeville has
arrived to be present at the Bussey
Griffis marriage, being a very warm
friend of the bride for a number of
Mr. and Mrs. Oneal Timmerman ,
arave quite a pleasant sociable in
lonor of their friend, and former
school teacher, Miss Lois McAfee of
Granite Falls, N. C., on last Friday
night. Miss McAfee is being warmly
greeted by her friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Demps Bussey spent
last Sunday in the home of Miv
Mrs. Ruby Minor from Pjlum.
Branch visited her aunt, Mrs. George
Bussey iast week.
The pretty little daughter, Esther,
Df Mr. and Mrs. Luther Dorn is vis
iting Miss Lullie Timmerman this
We read in last week's news from
McKendree where Mrs. Maggie Grif-,
fis visited' her brother, Mr. Whitman
Harling. She has many friends tfiere
who are delighted to know she is
able to be out.
Mrs. D. B. Morgan has been on
the sick list but is improving now.
Mrs. Mellie Dow had as her guest,
Miss Marie Griffin of Greenwood.
Misses Sadie and Fannie Dow vis
ited at Parks ville and attended the
Sunday school convention there last
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bussey also Mrs.
W. A. Dow and Mr. Clifford Dow at-,
tended the Parksville convention.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bussey were
present at the Sunday school conven
tion and enrolled Red Oak Grove
school, also Flat Rock. We should
strive to make our Sunday school in
teresting if we want our young folks
We enjoy Miss Florence Mims'
weekly letters. They are quite inter
esting and inspire others to reach
Dut into the calling in life. God has
a place for each of us. Are we striv
ing to fill that place, even at sacri
ace of the joy of being home?
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