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Office No Gl
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, December 13.
?OCAL ?ND PERSONAL
Mr. and Mrs. J. Maner Lawton
have gone to Charlotte and will later
go to Rockingham, N. C., to visit
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Fuller who
have been making their ' home in
HOnea Path have returned to Edge
field to reside.
Miss Mamie Frances Self of Plum
Branch has been spending the past
week with her sister, Mrs. John R.
Griffis of the Cleora section.
Rev. G. W. M. Taylor will preach
at Edgefield Methodist church Sun
day morning at 11:30, and. at Trenton
Sunday night at 7 o'clock.
Mr. J. H. P. Roper of North Augus
ta was a visitor in Edgefield Monday
and was very cordially greeted by his
Mrs. Agatha A. Woodson attended
the U. D. C. convention in Green
wood last week as the representative
-of the Edgefield chapter.
J. D. Kemp & Company announce
this week that they are ready for the
holiday shoppers with a full stock of
good things to eat.
Messrs. J. Wm. Thurmond, P. B.
Mayson, E. H. Folk and S. McG. Sim
. kins attended the funeral of Judge
F. B. Gary in Abbeville Saturday.
An attractive list of suitable
Christmas gifts is given in the ad
vertisement of Charles F. Bird and
Company this week. Read this attrac
The school children are almost
counting the minutes until the close
of school exercises next Tuesday,
when their Christmas vacation will
So far everything points to a
Christmas of unusual sobriety in and
around Edgefield. In fact, but little
whiskey has been in evidence in
Mr. Israel Mukashy gives a list of
appropriate gifts for men and women
this week. Every department of his
large stock has many things that are
suitable for Christmas tokens.
Be a part of the music on Christ
mas night when all the singers in
town will join in Christmas carols. Go
to the home of Mrs. B. B. Jones Fri
day evening and prepare.
The Corner Store announces this
week that beginning Saturday, - De
cember 16, it will conduct a great
bargain sale which will be a real
money saving opportunity. Visit this
popular store for bargains.
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Holland of
Greenwood visited Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Agner of the Flat Rock section last
week and left their little girl, Ruth,
with them to remain through the
Mitchell & Cantelou call attention
" to their attractive holiday assortment
of stationery, perfumery, confection
ery and many other things that should
appeal to the holiday shoppers. Read
what they say.
The Huggins Store at the depot
should be of especial interest to the
housewives who are looking for all
of the season's good things for the
holiday festivities. See the list of
good things this week.
The resignation of Mr. L. T. May
as clerk of the board of county com
missioners will create a vacancy
which the board will probably fill at
its first meeting in the new year, as
the services of a clerk are needed at
We see by the papers that an Al
lendale farmer goes Mr. W. L. Dun
ovant one better in the matter of
growing large sweet potatoes. He re
ports one weighing 16 pounds and in
the hill from which this potato was
taken was a total weight of potatoes
of 29 pounds, practically a half-bush
el from one vine.
It is hardly believable in this year
of business depression, yet true, that
the Yonce Motor Company' has sold
during 1922 about 150 automobiles
and trucks. This is positive proof
that there has been a marked im
provement in business over last year.
Mr. Yonce can now fill your order for
any style car.
Edwin Rives and Miss May Rives
went to Columbia to spend Thanks
giving with relatives and contracted
influenza and were unable to return
to Edgefield until last Sunday.
The Edgefield chapter, D. A. R,
will meet Tuseday afternoon, Decem
ber 19, at 3:30 o'clock at the home
of Mrs. A. A. Woodson. All mem
bers are urged to attend and pay
Mrs. Grover Fowler and children,
who have been guests of Mrs. Julian
Webb for the past week, have return
ed td their home in Edgefield. Mr.
Fowler came up Sunday to accompa
ny them home.-Greenwood Index
Mr. J. E. Ingram who has accept
ed a position with Mr. M. W. Shive
has moved his family to Edgefield.
They are occupying the Mims resi
dence on Main street. Mr. and Mrs.
Ingram will make valuable additions
to our citizenship.
Mr. Rubenstein makes a full page
announcement of his Clean Sweep
Sale which will begin Friday, De- 1
cember 15. Read the long list of bar
gains, each item meaning a great
saving to the holiday shoppers. Mr.
Rubenstein will make good every
statement in his advertisement.
The game of basketball played
Friday afternoon between the Edge- <
field girls and the team from the
Bamberg high school was very fine. It
was quick and snappy from start to
finish, the score being 21 to 20 in fa
vor of the visiting team. We are very
proud of the way our girls played.
Mr. H. G. Eidson, the Ford dealer
of Johnston, has a large and attrac
tive advertisement this week in which
he states that he has just received
a shipment of cars and trucks and
can make immediate delivery. Com
mencing Saturday, December 16, he ;
will give FREE an article with every
purchase of $5 or $10. Read what
Mr. Eidson says in his advertisement
in this issue.
Not a Christmas package should be ,
sent out in person or through the
mail without a Christmas seal being
place upon it. Help by your mite to
swell the fund for stamping out tu
berculosis. Mrs. P. M. Feltham has
charge of the sale of Christmas seals
in Edgefield, Mrs. J. H. White has
charge in Johnston, and Mrs. J. D.
Mathis in Trenton. Let Edgefield
county do her full part.
Enters Upon Duties Thursday.
j Mr. L. T. May will formally enter
upon his duties tomorrow as clerk of
court. He has received his commis
sion from Governor Harvey and his
bond has been approved. The Adver
tiser predicts that this newly install
ed member of the county's official
family will make creditable and high
ly satisfactory record as a public
servant. Mr. May will retain Mr. P.
L. Cogburn as deputy clerk which will
be altogether pleasing to the friends
of both the outgoing and incoming
Resolutions by Baraca Class on
Death of Wallace Prescott
Whereas it has pleased our Heav
enly Father to remove from our midst
our brother, Wallace Prescott, who
departed this life in Greenwood on
the 20th day of November, 1922, Re
1. That while we bow in humble
submission to the will of Him who
doeth all things well, we realize that
in the death of our brother we have
lost a good and true member, the
wife a devoted husband, and the lit
tle daughter a fond and loving father.
2. That this class extend to the be
reaved family our heart-felt condo
lence and sympathy in this hour of
sorrow, and ask the Divim? blessings
upon them from Him who alone can
console their broken hearts.
3. That as a mark of respect and
esteem a mentorial page be set apart
and that they be published in the two
county papers, and a copy be for
warded to the family of our deceas
J. S. BYRD,
E. C. ASBELL,
T. A. HIGHTOWER,
Committee for Baraca Class.
Put a new Ford in the family
stocking Christmas morning and make
a real merry Christmas for the entire
YONGE MOTOR COMPANY.
All persons are hereby warned not
to hunt on land owned or controlled
A. S. J. MILLER.
Rev. John Lake and Mrs. Lake
All of Edgefield association will be
made to rejoice when our people
learn that Rev. John Lake and Mrs.
Lake will arrive in Edgefield Jan
uary 3 and will remain over Sunday
the seventh. They do not know what
is being planne ? for them, but the
coming to Edgefield is the home com
ing, and the Baptist church is Mr.
Lake's home church.
On Sunday, January 7, an all day
meeting is being. planned, when the
church will be the hostess for all the
people of the association. Sunday
morning there will be speciai music
and sermon by Mr. Lake, and follow
ing this dinner on the grounds or in
the dining room, according to the
In the afternoon the following pro
gram will be carried out:
Afternoon, W. M. U., Mrs. J. L.
Hymn, "How Firm a Foundation."
Scripture: Mr. Gardner.
Welcome from Sunbeams.
Lake Sunbeam Song by Sunbeams
of Edgefield Association. "
Talk, Mr. Orlando Sheppard.
Greeting from Cirls' Auxiliary.
Royal Ambassador Welcome.
Address, Mrs. John Lake.
Song, Mrs. M- B. Tucker.
Message from Y. W. A.
Welcome from W. M. U., voiced
by Mrs. W. J. Talbert.
Response, Mr. John Lake.
Song, "The Morning Light is
At this meeting all the Woman's
Missionary Union societies of all
grades will be invited and expected
to take part and later information
will be given.
All the pastors in the association
will be expected, and if for any rea
son they can not attend the morning
sermon, they will be expected in the
Further plans for the morning and
evening services will be published
The people of our association are
peculiarly blessed in having these
consecrated and successful mis
sionaries all for our own to pay us
a love visit in the new year of 1923.
Week of Prayer Program at
Baptist Church, Jan. 3-7.
Prayer Meeting service, Wednes
day evening, January 3.
Thursday Afternoon, Jan. 4.
Mrs. J. L. Mims, Leader.
Devotional: Mrs. J. W. Peak.
Talk, S. B. C. Schools in Japan:
Mrs. Abner Broadwater.
Prayer for all Christian school
work in Japan.
Recitation: Elizabeth Padgett in
Reading-, "Buddha or Christ:" Mrs.
W. E. Lott.
Hymn for the year: "How Firm a
Friday Afternoon, Jan. 5.
Leader: Mrs. E. C. Asbell.
Subject: Europe and Africa.
Devotional: Mrs. W. B. Cogburn.
Talk, America's Debt to Europe:
Rev. A.. T. Allen.
Prayer for Missionaries in Europe.
Vocal solo: Mrs. M. B. Tucker.
Talk, What Does the Bible Say
About Africa?: Miss Eliza Mims.
Prayer that the Cradle Home of
Christ may not be forgotten by His
followers: Mrs. J. W. Thurmond.
Leaflet: Camping T- in Af
rica: Miss Kellah Fair.
Hymn "Am I a Soldier of the
Saturday Afternoon, Jan. 6
Young People's Session.
Mrs. A. T. Allen, Leader.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jackson and
family were the spend the day guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Ansel Satch
er and family were guests in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. McGee oil
Mr. George Rhoden made a busi
ness trip to Trenton one day last
Mrs. Price Timmerman, Miss Ellie
Mae Jackson and Mr. Louis Jackson
are on the sick list at this time.
Miss Ruth McGee was the week
end guest of Miss Nelle Rhoden.
Miss Myrtle Rushton spent the
week-end at her home near Saluda.
Messrs. Frank Timmerman, Ben
Lewis, Bob Williams and John Har
ley motored to Warrenville and
Granite ville Sunday.
Messrs Leonard and Otis Yonce
and D. 0. Hartley went to Metter,
Ga., last week-end.
Miss Verna Derrick spent the
week-end with Miss Pearle Franklin.
? Miss Lucile Franklin has been
Mr. Toole and Mr. Moody made in
teresting talks at Plateau school
last Friday afternoon.
Mr. E. J. Timmerman and. Miss
Sue Timmerman visited Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Mathis, Jr., at Trenton
Mr. Darling Jackson who has been
quite sick is able to be out again.
Letter From Mr. R. S. Kemp.
Mr. J. L. Mims,
Edgefield, S. C.
.I am enclosing herewith check for
$4.15 for two years' subscribion to
The Advertiser, to date from last
May. Am sorry that I have overlook
ed this matter for so long a time.
With best regards, I am
Yours very truly,
R. S. KEMP.
P. S. Think I shall visit Edgefield
again in the near future.
2201 16th St.
NO REASON FOR IT
When Edgefield Citizens Show a
There can be no reason wny any
reader of this whs. suffers the tor
tures of an aching back, the annoy
ance of urinary disorders, the pains
and dangers of kidney ills will fail to
heed the words of a neighbor who
has found relief. Read what an Edge
field citizen says:
Mrs. R. C. Miller, Columbia, St.,
says: "I complained a great deal with
my back and there was a dull, steady
misery across my kidneys. My kidneys
did not act properly and were a
source of annoyance. I started using
Doan's Kidney Pills and they bene
ficed me from the first. Continued
use of Doan's cured me of the
trouble and I have had no return. I
never hesitate to recommend Doan's"
' Price 60c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills-the same
that Mrs. Miller had. Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y.
Sheriff's Sale Under Execution.
'STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF EDGEFIELD
(In the Court of Common Pleas.)
The Farmers Bank of Edgefield, S.
C., Plaintiff, Against W. A. Strom
and The Dixie Highway Hotel
'Company of Edgefield, Defend
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue of the power and au
thority of an execution in the above
entitled action issued out of the
Court of Common Pleas in and for
said County and State in behalf of
Plaintiff above named, I have levied
on the personal property herein be
low described and owned by the De
fendant, The Dixie Highway Hotel
Company of Edgefield, and will, be
fore the Court House door in the
Town of Edgefield, said county and
state, during the legal hours of sale
on Salesday in January, A. I)., 1923,
same being Tuesday, the second day
of said month, sell the following de
scribed personal property owned by
the said Defendant, The Dixie High
way Hotel Company of Edgefield, to
wit: All the furniture, fixtures, lin
en, towels, slips, sheets, pillows,
pillow cases, bed covers, spreads,
blankets, comforts, mats, matting,
linoleum coverings and runners on
floors, carpets, rugs, tables of every
kind, beds, bedsteads, chairs of ev
ery kind; bureaus, wardrobes, chiffo
niers, stools, grip racks, fiber rush
suites, table, fibre rush settees,
desks for writing, dining tables and
all other tables; refrigerators, ranges
and cooking stoves, dressers, mat
tresses, cooking utensils of every kind
and description; table-ware of every
kind and description; china, glass
wares, cutlery, table cloths, napkins,
kitchen knives, table knives, all forks,
spoons, silver ware, pots, pans, win
dow shades, screens, detached coun
ters, store cabinets, kitchen cabinets,
office cabinets, shelving, hat racks,
office desk, dishes and crockery of
every kind and description, also all
other personal property of every
kind and description whatsoever,
whether mentioned above or not and
which is now in use or for use in the
Dixie Highway Hotel or in any of the
stores under the Dixie Highway
Hotel, situate in the Town of Edge
field, County pf Edgefield, State of
Levied on as the property of the
Defendant, The Dixie Highway Ho
tel Company of Edgefield.
Terms of Sale: CASH.
W. R. SWEARINGEN.
Sheriff of the County of Edgefield,
State of South Carolina.
December 15th, 1922.
In the History of the
Ford Motor Company
Chassis . .
Touring . .
Coupe . .
Sedan . .
All Prices F. O. B. Detroit
At these lowest of lowprices and
with the many new refinements,
Ford cars are a bigger value to
day than ever before. Now is
the time to place your order
for reasonably prompt delivery.
Terms if desired.
YONCE MOTOR COMPANY
Edgefield, S. C
"Good Eats" for Christmas
We want the housewives to know that we have a
large stock of everything good to eat. All of the
season's delicacies, as well as the staple fancy and
heavy groceries, can be had at our store.
Fresh shipment of Nuts, Raisins, Cocoanuts, Figs,
Dates. Citron, Apples, Oranges, Grape Fruit, Candy
and smoking goods. Come in to see us.
J. D. Kemp & Company
Some of the Good Things
At Our Store
Coty's L'Origan Extract
Coty's L'Origan Powder
Floramye Toilet Water
Dj er Kiss Perfume Sets
Mary Garden Perfume Sets
Mavis Perfume Sets
Hudnut's Twin Compacts
Azurea Toilet Water
Waterman's Fountain Pens
Parker's Gold Pencils
Parker's Silver Pencils
Keith's Gift Stationery
La Tausca Pearls
Scarf Pins, Cuff Buttons
General Asst. Jewelry
Cigars, Holiday Packages
High-Grade Bulk Chocolates 60c. per Pound
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
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