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Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1912
LOCALS PERSONAL I
Mr. J. U. Rives spent Monday
Mrs. Hattie- Lanham has gone to j
Clark's Hill to visit her daughter,
Mrs. J. P. Nixon.
Mr. John A. Holland, of Green
wood has been visiting in the home
of Rev. P. P. Blalock this week.
For Sale, or exchange 50 bushels
long s tapie seed.
R. G. Shannonhouse.
Mr. P. B. Scurry of Saluda,
spent Monday here with his sitter,
Miss Ella Scurry. Mr. Scurry came)
down via the new Saluda railroad.
Mrs. D. T. Mathis and Miss
r Aminee Cartledge, of Colliers, were I
among the visitors to Edgefield on f
Mrs. Anna White spent several
days last week in Columbia with
Mrs. J. Wm. Thurmond at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cheatham
united with" the Baptist church by
letter Sunday morning from Betha
Miss Marie Key is at home again
from the Greenville Female Col
lege, her mother's health making
her presence at home necessary.
The Dixie chapter U. D. C. will
hold their monthly meeting this af
ternoon, Wednesday at the home of
Misses Snow and Rose Jeffriep,
Miss May Tompkins acting presi
Miss Effie ?Stov, a very pretty
young lady of Augusta, has been
visiting Miss Julia Folk for several
days, having returned early this
week to her home in Augusta.
Miss Ilene Harling will cele-j
brate her 12th birthday this after
noon at her home in Buncombe. A
number of her friends have been in
vited and look forward with great
anticipation to this event.
Mrs. E. T. Snuggs left Edgefield
on Tuesday for Louisville, Keii
tuckj', where she goes to- take a
special course of study preparatory
to her return to China the coming j
Ilene Harling's name was in
advertantly left out of the honor
roll last week. Her name should
have appeared among those on the
honor roll of the 4th grade in the
For Sale: 100 bushels of pure
Toole cotton seed for planting.
J. L. Mims.
Mrs. J. W. Thurmond is in the
City Hospital *of Columbia, having
undergone an operation there last
week. Her many friends in Edge
field and throughout ou* county
will be glad to hear that she is do
For Rent: The W. W. Shep
pard place in South Edgefield;
eight-room house, good garden,
. barn and other necessary outbuild
ings. Apply to
B. F. Glanton,
R. F. D. No. 2. Edgefield, S. C.
Closing out Bath-robts with slip
pers at $2.95. Caps at Kc and
39c. Suspenders, some ties, muf
flers. Silk handkerchiefs and other
goods all at half price. Write F.
G. MERTINS. Augusta, Ga.
Through the efforts of the South
ern railway, a dozen or more small
co-operative canneries, will be es
tablished in South Carolina. It is
proposed by the promoters that one
of these plants be located at Edge
field. Their plans are briefly stated
in a letter which was received by
Mr. W. W. Adams.
Dr. Jeffries as announced, preach
ed a sermon on Sunday morning on
the eubject, "Wanting to be on the
right side." The discourse was full
of suggestions and inspiration. Next
Sunday, the subject will be "Some
obstacles in the way of being on
the right side." The evening subject
will be "True Manhood."
Mr. John P. Holland of Green
wood, who has ju8tcome back from
Chicago, where he took special
training in piano tuning, repairing,
and all those things which go to
make up a knowledge of piano lore,
arrived in Edgefield on Monday.
He will begin work throughout this
section in piano taning.
Mr. M. Toney Turner brought
Dr. Hatcher over to the ordination
service in his car Sunday afternoon.
Misses Sophie and Grace Dob
son, and Miss Ruth 'Strom are
visiting Mr. Chas. R. Dobson in
W. Gr. Smith and N. L. Broad
water, two bright boys of the Har
mony school, will contest for ihe
honors in prizes for the Boys Corn
Club. " .
Oysters and other nice things
will be sold at Colliers next Fri
day night for the benefit of the
school. The public is cordially in
Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Jeffries spent
Monday very pleasantly in Aiken,
having accompanied Mr. J. U.
Rives, who took them for an auto
mobile ride over the city.
The girls of the Baptist church
will have an aprom bazaar on the
afternoon of March 4th for the
benefit of their missionary society.
All are asked to come.
Miss Bertha Lucile Kemp and
Mr. James Lewis Kemp will be
married this evening at 7:30 o'clock
at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Kemp
the Rev. J. E. Johnson officiating.
The intelligence of the death of
Mr. Trapp Parkman reached us
just before closing onr form. A ful
ler notice will appear next week.
Dr. M. D. Jeffries has accepted
the call to preach at Horn's Creek
church every Sunday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock. Hereafter the Sunday
school will be held on the third
For Sale: Two well bred sows,
one with seven and the other with
eight pigs. Apply to
J. T. McManns.
Hereafter the letters vfrom the
school children will be limited to
one from a school. The first re
ceived will be published. All letters
must reach The Advertiser office
Master Glover Tompkins came
home Saturday afternoon with the
other legislators and remained till
Tuesday' morning. Glover is one of
the pages of the House, and is pet
ted by all of the Solons.
While Mr. R. J. Moultrie was in
town Saturday he stated to the Ad
vertiser representative that he ex
pects to be in the race for Supervi
sor next summer. He will make his
platform known to the people ats
the proper time.
Dr. F. P. Byrd is having a dental
office erected at Trenton. The work
is in charge of Mr. T. J. Paul,
which means that the work will be
thoroughly and satisfactorily done.
When completed, this office will be
modernly equipped in every detail.
We lave marked down a lot of
fine hats that must be sold. Write
F. G. MERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
Mr. George F. Mims gives our
readers another eye talk this week,
telling how weak and tired eyes
may be rested by having glasses
properly fitted." Mr. Mims stands at
the the top of his profession, and
what he says can be relied upon in
The Advertiser overlooked call
ing attention last week to the hon
ors bestowed upon the Edgefield
bar, at the recent convention of the
South Carolina Bar Associition, by
the election of Capt. N. G. Evans
as Vice President, and Hon. B. E.
Nicholson as one of the general
counselors. These gentlemen rich
ly deserve these honors, and will
wear them worthily.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to publicly express our
thanks to all those who so faithful
ly ministered unto us during the
illness in our family. We will nev
er forget the tender expressions pf
sympathy and the beautiful flowers
which the death of our little one
brought. May God bless each one
of you, especially the kind Doctor
who was so faithful and devoted.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Alford.
Work will begin on the Modoc
bridge to-day. Supervisor W. G.
Wells is going to give the matter
personal attention, *kud press the
work to completion at the ear
liest possible moment, lt is his
purpose to have the bridge ready
for travel within a month's time.
While this will be one of the best
bridges io. the county, the contract
was let at a very reasonable sum.
The Supervisor and board received
a splendid bargain for the tax pay
ers in letting the contract as they
Mrs. Duncan Entertains U D. C.
The January meeting of th?
Daughters of the Confederacy, held
at the home (Sf. Mrs. Willis Duncan,
proved interesting and enjoyable tv
the large number of members in at
tendance. A sketch of the life oi
Gen. Zollicoffer was written b\
Mrs. J. D. Holstein and papers on
the aims and plans of the Genera
LT. D. C. with a letter from the
president general, Mrs. Alexander
White, were read by .Mrs. Ida Shep
pard and Mrs. A. A. Woodson.
A cordial invitation to send rep
resentatives to the convention in
Macon was extended through Mrs.
N. G. Evans to the chapter.
Mrs. Duncan served delight
ful refreshments, consisting of
turkey, salid and coffee.
* S. C. C. I. NOTES J
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The field drill held on Tuesday
evening on the rostrum in the S. C.
C. I. auditorium, resulted in the
success of cadet Eustice Prescott.
Dr. A. E? Wilkins presented the
medal which will be worn for one
month by cadet Pi escott, when it
will again be contested for.
The twelve cadets chosen to take
part in the final competitive dril 1
for the medal offered by the cadet
corps are as follows: Company
"A", cadets Prescott, Etheredge,
Huggins, Croxton, Kilgo, Myers;
Company "B", Humphries, Wilson,
Thomas, Huiett, Kearse and Hor
The students enjoyed a delight
ful old fashioned pound party one
day last week.
Mrs. Morris of Langley aud lit
tle child, spent a few days this
week at the college.
The following officers were elect
ed at a meeting of the Pierian Lit
erary society: G. Snead, president;
Etheredge, vice president; Wilson,
secretary; censor, Duncan; chaplain,
P. Whatley; sergeant at arms, Har
ley; senior, critic, Capt. R. B. Cur
ry; junior critic Horton, and treas
Mr. ii. D. Minis visited his
daughters, Misses Emma and Sallie
Miras at the college on Monda}'.
A Girl's Wild Midnight Ride.
To warn people of a fearful for
est fire in the Catskills a young girl
rode horse back at midnight and
saved many lives. Her deed was
glorious but lives are often saved
by Dr. King's New Discovery in
curing lung trouble, coughs and
colds, which might have ended in
consumption or pneumonia. It cur
ed me of a dreadful cough and lung
disease, writes W R Patterson,
Wellington, Tex., "after four in
our family had died with consump
ton, and 1 gained 87 pounds."
Nothing so sure and safe for all
throat and lung troubles. Price 50o
and $1.00. Trial bottle free. Guar
anteed by Penn & Holsttin, W E
Lynch & Co.
Frightful Polar Winds
blow with terrific force at the far
north and play havoc with' the skin,
causing red, rough or sore chapped
hands and lips, that need Bucklen's
Arnica Salve to heal them. It
makes the skin soft and smooth.
Unrivaled for cold-sores, also burns,
boils, sores, ulcers, cuts, bruises and
piles. Only 25c at Penn & Hol
stein's, W E Lynch & Co.
I am selling all kinda and
grades of fertilizers for the
Georgia Cotton Oil Com
pany. All goods guaran
teed. Get my prices be
I am paid a salary and do
not sell on commission,
hence I am in a position to
make close prices. We
ship from factory direct to
G. E. Quarles
i CHURCH DIRECTORY
? - OF THE COUNTY
For sometime the editor of Th
Advertiser has been enuVavoring to
compile a complete schedule of all of
the religious services he'd in all the
churches of the county, but wc have
not yet been able to complete the list.
. The following are the appointment's
["which have been sent in to us, and ad
ditions will be made until the list is
REV. J. C. BROWN, Baptist.
PHILIPPI: Second and fourth Sun
day mornings at ll o'clock.
REV. J. R. WALKER, Methodist.
EDGEFIELD: Preaching every Sun
day morning at 11:30, and.every Sun
day night at 7:30, except third Sunday
morning and first Sunday night Prayer
I meeting every Wednesduy afternoon at
TRENTON: Third Sunday morning
lat 11:30 and first Sunday afternoon at
MILL CHAPEL: First Sunday night
I at 7:30.
REV. R. G. SHANNONHOUSE, Episcopal
EDGEFIELD: Preaching, first and)
and third Sunday mornings at Ile'"lock.
Prayer meeting every Wednesday af
TRENTON: Se.ond Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock. First and third Sun
day afternoons pt 3:30 o'clock.
RIDGE SIRING: Fourth Sunday |
morning at li o'clock.
BATESBURG: Second and fourth
Sunday afternoons at 5 o'clock, and
DR. M. D. JEFFRIES, Baptist.
EDGEFIELD: Every Sunday morn
ing at 11:30 and every Sunday night at
7:30, except fifth Sundays. Prayer
meeting Wednesday night at 7:30.
HORN'S CREEK: Third Sunday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
REV. P. P. BLALOCK, Baptist.
BEREA: First Sunday at ll o'clock.
GILGAL: Third Sunday at ll
REV. B. H. COVINGTON, Methodist.
BARR'S CHAPEL: First Sunday
at ll o'clock.
PLUM BRANCH: Second and third
Sunday at ll o'clock.
PARKSVILLE: Second and third
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
DOTHAN: Fourth Sunday at ll
MERIWETHER: Fourth Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock.
REV. J. T? LITTLEJOHN, Baptist.
RED HILL: First and fourth Sun
day afternoons at 3 o'clock. Third
Sunday at ll o'clock.
REPUBLICAN: First Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
REHOBOTH: Second Sunday at ll
COLLIERS: Third Sunday afternoon
at 3 o'clock.
ANTIOCH: Fourth Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
REV. P. B. LANHAM, Baptist.
CLARK'S HILL: First Sunday morn
ing at ll o'clock.
EDGEFIELD MILL: Second Sun
HARDYS: Third Sunday morning.
Mt ZION: Fourth Sunday morning.
REY. R. EARLE FREEMAN, Baptist.
PLUM BRANCH: First Sunday at
II o'clock. Third Sunday afternoon
Mt CARMEL: Second Sunday morn
REV. T. H. GARRETT, Baptist.
PARKSVILLE: First and third
Sunday mornings at 11:30 o'clock.
MODOC: Second and fourth Sun
days at 11:30 o'clock.
The invention that made
the second and third
verses possible, on one
Edison Phonographs and
Records sold by
S. H. MANGET,
TRENTON, S. C.
Terms to suit. Free Demonstra
tion any time. Correspondence
The oftly Baking Powder made
from Roy&l G rape Cream of Tartar
NO ALUM, NO LIME PHOSPHATE
200 Boys' Suits, 100 Overcoats,
and 500 pairs of pants, to be sold to
I make room for my spring goods.
We will save you money. F. G.
MERTINS, Augusta, Ga.
$25.00* up suits to
for samples, to F. G.
Kiig&s NEW LIFE PILLS
The Pills That Do Cure.
Ready for Delivery
We have in our warehouse ready for delivery
all the popular brands' of commercial fertil
izers from reliable manufacturers . We can
alao supply the farmers with the necessary
Mixing Their Fertilizers
Drop in and get our prices before making
your contracts for the year.
?May & Prescott
Notice to Farmers.
The Graniteville Manufacturing
Company desires to purchase from
the farmers and others, good grades
of cotton (nothing below Strict Low
Middling, .Augusta Classification).
Augusta prices will be paid for such
cotton. Ko low grades or wet cotton
can be purchased, .as it is undesir
able for our use.
i. H. GIBERT, Secretary.
Town Talk Flour Goes Fast
because it makes such good bread
that all the family eat more bread
? which is decidedly a good thing.
Try a sack of Town Talk next time.
You'll find the family better and.
healthier for the extra quantity of
toothsome nutritious bread eaten.
Order it today.
A DAINTILY CARPETED ROOM
is more than half furnished. We
make a showinfi of floor coverings
that are BO pretty they would make
a bare room look inviting. Let us
show them to you. If you are a
judge of quality as well as prettiness
your admiration of our carpets will
be all the gneater.
We carry a large stock of coffins and caskets from the
cheapest to the highest grade. Our hearse responds prompt
ly to all calls.
Edgefield Mercantile Co.