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Office, No. 61. Ig
Residence, No. 17.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1912
Pl LOCAL AM) H
H PERSONAL. H
Miss Ellie Smith spent the holi
days with relatives near Aiken.
Miss Dove Dabney, of Oxford,
Ga., has been the guest of Mrs. N.
M. Jones for several days.
Mrs. Hugh Wates spent the past j
week in Savannah with her sister,
Mrs. J. L. Hardy.
Mr. J. Davis May will leave this
niorning to spend several days with
Mr. A. A. Glover at North.
Miss Elliett Hardy of Johnston j
was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. J.
S. Smith, several days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Morgan spent
the past week here with Mrs. Belle
Onzts, Mrs. Morgan's mother.
Rev. P. P. Blalock desires the
public to know that he has several
horses and mules that .he whisell.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Branson have j
beer spending the past week in
Hendersonville," Colleton county,
with Mrs. Brun8on's relatives.
Dr. James "Wolfe, professor of
biology in Trinity college, Durham,
N. C , spent Saturday and Sunday
in Edgefield with his aunt, Mrs.
. Mary J. Norris.
Miss Ruby Watson who has been
teaching a large school near Marion
came home to spend the Yuletide,
being accompanied by a friend, Miss
Odessa Wall, of Marion.
The ladies of the missionary so
ciety of the Baptist church will
observe their annual week of prayer,
commencing Tuesday afternoon,
January the 16th.
The large and very valuable mule
that was owned by the Edgefield
Mercantile Company died last Sat
urday night. On a market where
there is a demand for extra heavy
draft mules it would have sold for
$400 or $500.
If Mr. Carnegie or some other
philanthropically inclined million
aire would present us with a build
ing, Edgefield could make a real
JletrppoJitap ajt gallery of the
?ur friend John Cooper, of the
Meriwether section, who is one of
the few farmers who live at home,
killed three hogs recently that net
ted in the aggregate 1,000 pounds,
making 30 gallons of lard from the
Mr. Giles D. Mi ms came up yes
terday to bring his two daughters,
Misses Emma and Sallie Minas,
to the college after the holidays,
and stated to The Advertiser's rep
resentative that he came by the new
road which is, according to his
statement, about two feet below the
one usually travelled.
For Rent: The Harrison place;
8-room house, good barn, garden,
well, etc. Apply to
M. C. Parker.
Misses Carrie, Rebie and Ruth
Morgan spent their Christmas vaca
tion with their sister, Mrs. Sidney
Dreher, who resides at Inno, Lex
ington county. These three young
ladies are very efficient '?achers and
never have any difficulty in secur
ing good positions.
Supervisor Wells said Monday
that the comity only lost one bridge
by the recent heavy rains. The loss
was the bridge on the Martin Town
road across mill creek. It will be
replaced aa soon as weather and
condition of the roads make hauling
the material possible.
Mr. Cuttino Mellichamp has
moved to Edgefield to make his
home, occupying the cottage near
the college formerly occupied by |
Mr. N. D. Robertson. His mother,
Mrs. J. V. Mellichamp, and sister,!
Miss Viola Mellichamp, are resid
ing with him. Edgefield extends a j
very cordial welcome to these goo?
Mr. H. Ernest Quarles has pur
chased the interest of Mr. C. M.
Mellichamp in the firm of Quarles j
& Mellichamp and will continue j
the business at Red Hill in his own
name. Mr. Quarles is a young man
who possesses many sterling quali
ties and deserves to succeed. The.
Advertiser predicts that hi will have
a successful business career.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rhodes of
#Macon, spent, the Yuletide with
'Capt. and Mrs. N. G. Evans.
Mr. James R. Cantelou and Mr.
E. S. Rives spent a par* of the holi
day season with Capt. R. B. Cain
at his home near Sumter, engaging
in hunting and fishing.
Mr. George R. Norris, a promi
nent young banker of Columbia,
visited relatives in Edgefield during
Married, "Wednesday, December
27th, by Rev. J. E. Johnson, Mr.
Warren L. "Winn and Miss Mary
Jordan, at the home of the bride's
Married, Wednesday, December
the 27th, at the home of Mr. R. T.
Strom, by Rev. J. E. Johnson, Mr.
Alonzo Norman of Greenwood,
and Miss Grace Perdue, a daughter
of Mr. J. Belton Perdue.
Married, "Wednesday afternoon,
December'the 27th, by Rev. J. E.
Johnson, Mr. James Strom "Wil
liams and Miss Jane Harling, at
the residence of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Harling.
The Advertiser extends New
Year greetings to "William Horace
Defra, Jr., and can express no high
er wish for the little gentleman than
that he make a? good man as his
father, whom we know to be one of
the county's best citizens, having
been very intimately associated with
him from childhood-nigh >unto a
Some of Edgefield's Christmas
The Rosebud club of little girls
sent a box of toys to the kindergar
ten children, eleven in number who
live at the Wesley House in Lang
The Daughters of the Confedera
cy sent their annual Christmas
contribution to the County Home,
said to be the best sent yet. Each
inmate was sent a large bag of
fruit, candy, cakes, nuts and tobac
The Methodist Sunday school
had a Christmas tree for their own
children, and then filled an enor
mous stocking with toys and gift?
of all kinds, including monej, to be
sent to Miss Ida Bolick for the lit
tle folks in Horse Creek Valley.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union shipped a box to Miss
Anna Fipnstrom for the Door of
Hope in Columbia. This box con
tained clothing and household arti
A splendid Christmas tree was
prepared for the children of the
mill village in charge of M?SR So
phie Abney assisted by Mr. Zim
The Young Woman's Auxiliary
of the Baptist church sent a box of
toys and suitable gifts to their mis
sionary in Indian Territory, who
made a Christmas tree for the little
Indian children with whom she is
working. The Y. W. A's. also sent
a shower of post cards to their mis
sionary in China, Miss Janie Lide.
The Dixie Chapter TJ. D. C.
placed on the graves of the Con
federate d?ad, crosses to mark their
resting places, an appropriate and
good thing to have done.
Have Madel Many Edgefield
No wonder scores of Edgefield
citizens grow enthusiastic, lt is
enough to make any one happy to
find relief after years of suffering.
Public statements like the following
are but truthful representations of
the daily work done in Edgefield
by Doan's kidney pills.
Mrs. Hattie Dunn, Edgefield, S.
C., says "I suffered from kidney
complaint for several years and ray
health was so badly run down that
leonid hardly trot around. The kid
ney secretions were in bad shape
and caused me no end of trouble.
On various occasions I have used
Doan's kidney pill? and have re
ceived a world of good from them.
They have helped all my kidney
ills and have made me feel like an
other person. Pains in my back and
sides disappeared when I used
Doan's kidney pills and my kidneys
again did their work as they should.
This remedy is without doubt the
best one to be had for kidney com
For sale by all dealers. Price
50 cents. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Buffalo, New York, sole agents for
the United States."
Remember the name-Doan's
and take no other.
For Sale: Eight thoroughbred
Essex pigs at $5 each.
L. R. Brunsc n,
Cleora, S. C.
PARKS VILLE NEWS
(Continued from page 1.)
Hill Sunday school, who had good
speeches from Rev. Earl Freeman,
and Brother Leggot. The program
was now transposed, the missionary
sermon coming: now, and the query,
'. How should the Sabbath be ob
served" in the afternoon, whereupon
the sermon was preached by Bro.
Freeman, the Plum Branch pastor.
It was a very tender sermon, upon
the mission of Jonah after which a
collection of $6.78 was raised and'
sent brother C. C. Brown for aged
minister's relief agreeably to reso
lution on Saturday.
The dinner was superb. The
Clark's Kill people, than whom
there is no better, were all out,
notwithstanding the rain, arid the
crowd waa filled and baskets of
fragments were taken up.
How should the Sabbath be ob
served was opened by Mr. Rowland
and ably discussed by himself, Bro.
Leggot and. Rev. P. B'. Lanham.
The union adjourned to meet with
the Modoo church in March.
Eyes of relatives were moist Sun
day when Mrs. Joe Brimson return
ed to her home in Augusta after
spending the holidays with relatives.
Messrs. Fletcher and Charlie Mc
Donald, and wife and child of the
former, returned home Saturday.
Miss Fannie Drennan has been
on a visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Sallie Drennan.
Mrs. Addie Bell Parks and little
James G. Jr., are up from Augus
ta on a visit to relatives and friends.
Dr. James A. Dobey and wife
of Johnston spent the holidays with
Mrs. Dorn, llrs. Dobej's mother.
Rev. T. H. Garrett is the proud
grand father of another fine boy
whose name should be Woodrow
Wilson Jone?. Mrs. Essie Jones, the
mother, who'is an old student of
the S. C. C. I. whose home is in
Greenville, though now on a visit
to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gar
rett, is doing well.
We desire to give notice that on
and after Tuesday, the 9th of Jan
uary, we will not run our ginnery
except on Tuesdays and Fridays of
each week. Our patrons will please
be governed accordingly.
BEAVER DAM MILLS
Card of Thanks.
To our friends and patrons: We
take this opportunity to thank you
most heartily for your generous pat
ronage during the past year and
previous years also. We assure yon
we appreciate it and shall endeavor
to prove same by giving you kind,
quick and polite service, and we
hereby solicit a generous share of
y oar 1012 business. We ?re yours
May & Prescott
Remember when you go to buy
your Edison, the four definite points
of preference which make the Edi
son the ONE instrument for you:
The Edison has exactly the right
volume of sound for your home; it
has the sapphire reproducing point
that never wears out, does not
scratch or wear the record and nev
er needs changing; the long playing
Amberol Records that render instru
mental compositions without hurry
ing or cutting and render every
verse of every song; the ability to
make and reproduce your own rec
ords in your own home. Do not
forget these things about the Edison
when you do yonr shopping.
S. H. Manget
Trenton, S. C.
My farm between Harmony and
Johnston for sale or rent. Contains
iii, 25 acres in cultivation.
F. J. Warren,
Johnston, S C.
Saves Two Lives.
Neither my sister nor myself
might bo living to-day, if it had not
been for Dr. King'? New Discovery
writes A D McDonald of Fayette
ville, N. C. RFD No. 8, "for we
both had frightful coughs that no
other remedy could help. We were
told my sister had consumption.
She was very weak andi had night
sweats but your -wonderful medi
cine completely cured ns both. It's
the best I ever used or beard of."
For sore lungs, coughs, colds, hem
orrhages, 1 agrippe, asthma, hay
fever, croup, whooping cough-all
bronchial troubles-its supreme.
Trial bottle free. SOc and $1.00.
Guaranteed by Penn <fc Holstein,
W ? Lynch '& Co., B Timmons.
Willi Come in March.
The following paragraph, con
cerning the coming of Rev. E. C.
Bailey to Edgefield, which was sent
to the News and Courier by its
Timmonsville correspondent, will
be of interest to many of our
"Mr. Bailey says that this was
one of the best Christmases he and
his family have spent. His con
gregation did all and more than
could be expected for the happiness
of his household. A Christmas
tree was in full blast on Monday
night at his home given by the Sun
day-school for children and parents
of the Church. Mr. Bailey will
not leave for his new home until
March, at which time he goes to
accept the pastorate of the Edge
field, S. C., Presbyterian church."
Ideal Christmas at Clark's Hill.
Mr. Editor: The year and Christ
mas are near things of the past. A
we look back at the past and see
our mistakes let us profit by them,
and avoid them in the future. I
have not seen a drop of strong drink
or anyone that I thought had any.
or heard an ugly word this Christ
mas. I am proud of it.
Our young people met at Mrs. H.
B. King's last Wednesday evening
and spent several hours pleasantly
together. Light refreshments were
served. The table was beautifully
decorated with ferns and carna
Our new Methodist preacher was
there and made a fine impression,
especially with the young ladies.
There is need for one in the parson
age. I want four old ganders for
four men who need a mate. I have
resolved that they shall no lo J ger
be by themselves.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Meriweth
er of Baltimore, Md., are at Mr.
W. S. Middleton's for several
weeks. We welcome these 'good
people back among old friends.
Dr. S. G. Meriwether of Allen
dale is spending Christmas with his
daughter, Mrs. P. G. Middleton.
Mrs. Wm. Rowland aid family
spent several days with Mrs. S. T.
Mr. J. 0. Marshall and wife are
at Mr. D. W. Sharpton's.
Mr. Tillman Sharpton of the med
ical college of Atlanta is at home,
Miss Lucile Whatley, teacher of
the Rehoboth school, visited in
Clark's Hill this week.
The union meeting of the third
division meets with our church to
day. We hope for a profitable and
Next year being leap year, we
hope for gives good luok. Mr. J.
W. Johnston carries a license in his
pocket ready for an emergency.
EYE TALK NO. 2.
LIGHT AND SIGHT
Light renders all things visible,
by bringing pictures of them to our
Thea, if the eyes are perfect, we
have clear and comfortable sight.
But many eyes are imperfect, and
blurred vision, strain or pain results.
Removal of cause with suitable
glasses. Simple, isn't it? And, by
the way, since you want to be sure
of get'lng the RIGHT glasses, you
had better call on me.
GEO. F. MIMS,
Edgefield, S. C.
Cotton in Yard and at Planta
I will insure for $40 per bale at
following rates: 6 mos. 16^c per
bale, 4 mos. 17c per bale, 3 mos.
ldc per bale.
E. J. Norris.
NeWj Year Greetings
The old year was very satisfactory to us
from a business standpoint, and I take this
means of thanking our friends for the large
share of busiuess? thatj~they gave us. We
will do our utmost throughout the new year
to make it.to ' your interest to continue to
Again thanking you, one and all, for your
generous patronage in the past and soliciting
a? continuance for the year 1012,1 am,
J. W. Peak
The year just closed has brought us a steady in
crease of business and I desire to thank my friends
and the public generally for the large amount of
business given us.
I have greatly enlarged plans for the new year
and will be able to serve the buying public to still
Our motto will continue to be "Good goods at low
prices." Always see us before making your pur
chases. We always meet competition. Here's
wishing you the biggest and best year you ever
Planning to go to Housekeeping
pretty soon? Then consult us for
ideas about furniture. No matter
if you are not quite ready to buy.
Come in and see the furniture that
will make your home a nest of cos
iness and comfort without straining
the pocketbook too hard. Bringv
the other party with you.
The Prudent Housekeeper
is always prepared to get up a
dainty lunch or refreshment for un
expected visitors. She wisely keeps
on hand a supply of canned goods
and table luxuries that enables her
to meet any demand on her hospi
tality. And the wiser she is the
surer she is to get such groceries.
There are reasons.
We carry a large stock of coffins and caskets from the
cheapest to the highest grade. Our hearse responds prompt
ly to all calls.
Edgefleld Mercantile Co.