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EDGEF?ELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26,1913
Enthusiastic Maas Meeting Held
in Interest of School. Dr.
Claims of The G. F. C.
A mass meeting was held here
one evening last week in the Higl
School auditorium, for the purposi
of discussing the building of a more
modem school. This is to be accora
plished by bonding taxable property
of the Johnston district. At an invi
tation from the board of trustees,
Prof. William H. Hand, of Colum
bia, state high school inspector, was
present, and gave one of his char
acteristic, and to-the-point speeches,
there being frequent applause, while
he spoke. The Kev. P. E. Monroe,
chairman of board of trustee*, pre
sided, and at the joncluwion stated
that the meeting was open for dis
cussion, and talks were beard from
Messrs. S. J. Watson, J. A. Lott
and J. C. Lewis. The general senti
ment is for the new building, which
will probably be to the cost of $25,
One of the most delightful social
affairs of the past week, was the
dinner party that Mrs. F. M. Boyd
gave in compliment to her guest,
Miss Bertha Stalin, of Chester. Miss
Stahu is returning from an extended
visit to Florida and Cuba, and she
entertained her friends for awhile
with accounts of her travel and by
exhibiting souvenirs. A severtl
course dinner was served upon a
prettily appointed table, and the
center piece was a vase of daffodils,
and the place cards bor,e spring
blossoms. Seated with the host and
hostess were Mrs. John W. Marsh,
and Misses Bertha Stahn, Mallie
Waters, Angelle Andrews, Lylie
LaGrone and Zena Payne.
Mrs. James Tompkins and little
Emily, are expected to visit reia
- .tivet. hore thia week. 1
Miss Mallie Waters gave ? spend
the-day partv on last Thursday, the
honoree being Miss Bertha Stahn.
The day was happily spent and
after dinner musie was enjoyed.
Mrs. Oliver Dobson and Miss
Grace Dobson were here during
Prof. W. H. Hand, of Columbia,
was entertained at the home of Mr.
M. T. Turner during last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lott v'dted
at Edgefield last week.
Mrs. Mary VVates and Mr. Davis
May were here last week, returning
from a visit to their sister, Mrs.
M rs. Sam Nicholson, of Edge
field bas been the guest of her sis
ter, Mrs. John Mobley.
Miss Pet LaGrone was hostess
fora few of her friends on Friday
aiternoon, aud the party was a.
bright and merry one. flRefresh
ments of salads and sweets were
For Two ^
Beginning" March 1,19
tire stock of men's ladie
Do not miss this oppoi
pair of shoes you ever h
and last- =?
ing or?ly two
S. T. Hugli
A very interesting meeting of
the W. C. T. II. wa? held on Fri
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
C. D. Kenny, and the heavenly
birthday of Frances E. Willard,
was observed. Some beautiful music
was heard md papers were read by
Mesdames Kenny, A. P. Lott, E.
S. Ivey and M. A. Huiet. Pictures
.fMiss Willard, with the little
vhite bows, were given to each one.
Mr. Irwin We'ling, of Darling
ton, visited in the home of Mr.
E'zie LaGrone during the past
Dr. Chapman, canvassing agent
for G. F. C. preached on Sunday
morning at the Baptist church, to a
large congregation, and made an
earnest plea for the denomination il
college. The subject of his discourse
on Sunday evening was "Confess
ing Christ," and he was heard with
Messrs. F. M. Bovd, H. W.
Crouch and Dr. G. D. Walker rep
resented the chamber of commerce,
in Columbia during the pa*t week,
in interest of tho town.
A Pleasant Occasion.
Yesterday Mrs. Elizabeth E.
Adams celebrated her seventy-third
birthday, inviting a number of her
friends to share the pleasures of the
day with her. Among those present
were Mrs. Mary Thurmond, Mrs.
Anna White, Mrs. Emma Logan,
Miss Sophie Abney, iMiss, Cottie
Youupblood, Miss Mamie Lake,
Mrs. Nannie Griffin, Mrs. Mary J.
Norris, Mrs. Emeline Cartlidge,
Mrs. Emma Dobson, Mrs. J. A.
Holland and Mrs. Kate Miras. A
happier, merrier, more congenial
company we have never seen.
discussing experiences and asso
ciations of the long ago seemed to
have a rejuvenating effect, making
these good ladies as light-hearted
and youthful as when they were in
their 'teens. The pleasure of the div
was increased by -old-time music
upon the piano, with an occasional
solo and chorus. The occasion will
be pleasantly remembered by all
A Scotch Concert.
The W. C. T. U. is planning to
give a Scotch concert in the opera
house Friday night, March 28. A
varied program is being arranged.
There will be one or two plays in
addition to the vocal music. Six or
eiyht of Johnston's leading singers
will have prominent parts in the
concert. If carried out as it is being
projected the Scotch concert will be
the best entertainment of the kind
that has ever bern given in Edge
field. Fuller announcement will be
Worth the Finding.
One strong thing I find here below
the just thing, the thing true.-Se
sh Shoe Sale
H3, we will sell our en
s and children's shoes
rtunity to buy the best
ad for the least money.
T THE DATE
?es & Son
?right Letter From Leoir
Dear Mr. Editor:- Here comes
stranger this time. I have neve
seen a letter in The Advertiser fror
Lenoir school, so I thought I woul
write this week.
Mr. G. L. Wright has recenll,
built a large new barn.
The many friends of Mr. am
.Mrs. H. M. Morgan and littl
daughter are glad to welcome thee
.?aek to the country,
Mrs. R. W. Glover visited he
sister, Mrs. John Roper, one da
1 ?st week. It is so unusual for Mis
Olafto go any where,that her visits ar
.vonny of note, the person wh<
ucla one of then is lucky.
We are aniieipating a nice tim
friday. Our teacher Miss Mary i
.Toing to let us celebrate Valentine'
lay afternoon with a candy pulling
Mr. J. O. Atkinson spent the daj
at Mr. I). E. Lanhara's Sunday
?Ve ar<" sorry to learn of the con
tinned ill health of Mrs. Lanham
Our ttacher is trying to ind ic
some of us school children to writ?
compositions for the W. C. T. U
We regret to see Col. F>ailey an<
faculty leave Edgefield and breal
up \he S. C. C. I. for it has he!pei
so many of our Edgefield boys an<
girls secure an education whom W'
know would not have l>een able t<
secure one if it had not been fo
the "C. 1." We hope some day u
see several colleges ind high schools
erected in Edgefield. We wish Col
Bailey great success with his schoo
in Greenwood. It is Edgetield's los;
and Greenwood's gain.
Mr. J. W.. Mundy contemplate!
building on his house in the neai
future. He has already bought th<
Mr. J. O. Atkinson's saw mil!
and planer are constantly running
for people have done a great dea
of buildiug and reuairing' this fall,
It.sj^pis as if the people have
gone to work with new energy on
the faruQ8,[and we hope to ave a bou?
tiful harvest, which is very much
needed after the very short crops
Letter From Two Colliers
As the Colliers pupils have neg
lected writing so long, I feel sure
this will pass the waste basket. The
farmers are preparing their land
for a fine 1613 crop, which they
hope to be a successful one. '1 hey
are busy hauling fertilizers from
Edgefield. Most of the people cuim
plain of rough roads.
Several of the prominent men of
our neighborhood attended the corn
exposition in Columbia, and they all
feel gieatly benefited
Mr. W. J. Hilling :.,ts been ill
for several weeks, and ha? been
carried to Augusta for treatment.
We sincerely hope he. will return a
Mr-. G. A. Adams has returned
from a visit to his brother at Plum
Services at Peace Hacen chapel
third Sunday afternoon were con
ducted by Rev. J. T. Littlejohn,
and the congregation was large.
The Missionary society met at
Dr. J. N. Crafton's home last meet
ing. The exercises were beautifully
conducted by Mrs. J. M. Miller.
Near the close a song was sung by
the members, "Shall we gather at the
river," and meeting was dismissed
by Mrs. W. O. Whatley. After
this delightful refreshments were
served and enjoyed by everybody.
Society is to meet at Mrs. J. VV.
Uarhng's next month and exercises
are to bc conducted hy Miss J addie
;\?iss Ruth Miller has returned
home from a visit to her sister,
Mrs. W. W. Miller, near Ropers.
Mrs. W. G. Wells made a fle ing
visit to hersister, Mrs. Ben Minis,
Mr. L. K. Hammond is repairing
Our teachers, Miss Judd ie Fan
ning and Ellie Matins, are expect
ing to have a .play sometime in
March for the benefit ot the school.
Little Eugene Mathis has been
quite ill for the past week, but is
The ladies are working and re
setting their flowers so they may
grow and beautify their homes.
We are glad to slate that Miss
Nona Mathis has regained the use
of her arm arter suffering from a
Two Maids From School. ?
. Grand Jurors 1913.
.T R Strother, Moss,
.WO Whatley, Collier,
R H Nicholson, Moss,
J W Stewart, Pickens,
J O Marshall, Modoc,
D E Lanham, Roper's,
E M Walker, Johnston,
W A Strom, Blocker,
J M Swearingen, Trenton,
E L Scott, Ward,
W L Dunovant, Wise,
P B Day, Jr., Trenton.
Holdover grand jurors.
A E Padgett,
J P Talbert,
J R Cantelou,
M B Bvrd,
W H Dorn,
I W H Pardoe.
Petit Jurors First Week March
Hugh Qnarles, Red Hill,
S W K Smith, Wise,
A A Wells, Wise,
Luthor Lott, Wanls,
C B Parkman, Collier,
D C. Morir?n, Piokens,
W F Tay ?or, Meriwether,
A V Corlev, Elmwood,
F L Byrd, Moss,
!?'R Stillwell, Johnston,
W D Berry, Johnston,
Pickens Bryant, Trenton,
Bntler Miner, Hibler,
J P Rodgers, Johnston.
J B. Tompkins, Pickens,
A A Eubanks, Pickens,
E B Dasher, Johnston,
.CC Morjran, Talbert,
George Thompson, Ward,
G- T Wicker, Trenton,
Clifford Robertson, Washjo^^n,
J Neal Lott, Johnston, g
J D Hughey, Talbert,
H C Watson, Wise,
T L Miller, Collier,.
C Strom, Talbert,
J R White, Hiblerj
J C Werts, Johnston, -
J L.Morgan. Pickens,
B'Uler Derrick;, Ward,
MtT arriii; Ward, ? ?
'EB Williams, Jr., Blocker;
W R Blackwell, Plum Branch,
W M Robertson. Modoc,
W G Onzts, PICK ens,
B L Posev, Trenton.
Statement From Mr. W. J.
Editor Advertiser: I wish to call
attention to a paragraph in an arti
cle fr^m North, which appeared in
your last issue. Your correspon
dent says: "Orangel?ti;y college
which is under control ?lithe Orange
burjf Baptist association realized
this fact when last summer it put
Rev Mr Foreman in the held to can
vas for further (private subscrip
tions) and as a result the associa
lion raised sufficient funds to pay
off indebte dness and put tin; college
under new management and a
Your correspondent was a dele
gate to the Or?ngeburg Baptist as
sociation of last fall, a year ago. If
he will recall, I was then introduc
ed to the association as the pros
pective financial .fiaient of Orange
burg college. A few days after
the meeting of the association, I
was formally elected to this position
by the Board of Trustees of the
college. Then followed the cam
paign for funds. I continued in
the position of Financial Ag?mt
throughout this lime. Under the
re-organization for the present ye ir,
the published account of which ap
l>e ired iu the Or?ngohuig Evening
News of Friday, Maj i i lb, 1912,
my name appears as tim recognized
Financial Agent of the school. I
was at that lime re-elected to this
position for the present school
year. Afler the heavy su m mc i 's
campaign for .students, and while 1
was sick, Mr Foreman in some wa ,
probably through the Executive
Committee, look up the woiik ul'
the financial agency. Certainly the
other members of the Board and
the ansociation'at large knew nothing
of this change at the time it took
place, or so I was informed by a
prominent member of the Board.
I did not seek this position, it |
sought me. But I think that after i
a man has toiled for three years for i
an institution, his work should have
I have labored faithfully to set i
this school in a favorable light be
fore the people; and if the promises
I have made to them are carried
out, I believe that, under God's i
blessing it will succeed. It is eer- I
tain that a strong college is needed
somewhere in this section of the (
W. J. Gaines. <
Mrs. A. E. Padgett Entertai
in Honor of Miss Darling
Miss Darlington, the popul
guest of Mrs. Mamie Tillman, w
honored at a charming party Th ni
day afternoon, with Mrs. A. E. Pa
irett hostess. The guests were m
by Mrs. Fannie Tompkins and Mi
Pearl Padgett. Receiving with Mi
Padgett were Miss Darlington, Mi
Tillman, and Misse" Hortense ai
Gladys Padgett. The home w
darkened so that the electric Huh
could add more brilliance to tl
already brilliant scene. In the i
ceptioH room, where tables we
placed for a game of hearts, t1
color scheme was red and white, ar
the mantel artistically banked wit
star like red flowers. Americ:
Beauty Jap?nicas were arranged
vases. On thc window d ra peri
crimson hearts snggested the gan
of the afternoon. Red baskets o
each table held white minis. Tl
honoree's dress, which was Arnei
can Beauty marquisette, added ai
other touch of color. After a spiri
ed ?ame, the pretty score card
which carried ont the idea wit
crimson hearts, were collected. Mi
ses Sophie and Lura Miras and Mil
Kel lal; Fair were found to tie fe
head prize. After a further tes
Miss Sophie Minis was found to I
winner in the game of hearts. Mrfi
Joseph G. Holland presented b?
with the head prize, a bandsotn
pair of heavy silver scissors. Mr
Percy Feltham presented Miss Da
lingtop with the guest of hone
souvenir which was a pretty sketc
by Edge fiel d's gifted artist, Mi
Eliza Minis. The- hostess' selectio
was particularly appropriate for i
must always be a reminder of :
channing afternoon and a plea san
vis'* U the conclusion of the game
a elaborate salad course with coffe
waa oei ve<J.
Petit Jury 2nd Week.
' C C Fuller, Ilibler.
B H Miller, Trenton,
O D White, H i bier,
S B Marah, Trenton,
S G B rry, .Johnston,
J SV Parkman, Blocker,
J A Clark Johnston,
W .J Williams, Meriwether,
R C B Key, Modoc,
Jack A Lott, Johnston,
George Wlight, Meriwether,
J M Garnett, Blum Branch,
W L Holsion, Bickens,
\\' W Banks, Plum Branch,
G S Cartledge, Hilde;,
M T rui ner, Johnston,.
J D May, Bickens,
G C McDaniel, Modoc,
G R Mayson, Ilibler,
T B Gilchrist, Talbert,
G |j Dorn Collier,
P if: - mas, Moss, . ,
T .M'Viaius, Collier,
.I V Cooper, Meriwether,
John Ltiulaud, Ward,
J M Long. Trenton,
W H Hammond, Meriwether,'
J R Tom pleins, Wise,
H D ' I rant, Johnston,
G T Burton, Blocker,
J W Boyd, Meriwether,
N T Timmerman, Elmwood,
W C Seigler, Moss,
Frank Coleman, Hibler,
D T Mathis, Cd lier,
M L Stone, Modoc.
William.]. Bums, in an inter
view on the Rosenthal case in New
Vork, said of a detective who had
Ile got his analogies wrong. He
ivas like little Tommy.
"Little Tommy, at the movies,
law a tribe of Indians painting'
Lheir faces, and asked his mother
Jie significance of this.
''Indians, his mother answered,
ii ways paint their faces before go.
mg on the warpath-^before sea!f>
ing and tomahawking and murder
ing. . .
"Tho next evening aflerdinncr,'
is the mother entertained in the
parlor her daughter's ' young
nan, Tommy rushed downstairs,
wide-eyed with fright.
"Come on, mother!" he cried..
'Let's get out of this quick! Sister
s going on the warpath!"
Your honor, said the prisoner,
"you don't know how heartrending
lt is to have a wife who can cook
but won't, do it. "
No, said his honor, and then add
ed feelingly: "Thank goodness
man, you haven't one that can't
cook and will do iu"-Ex.
I Wi WS Frt?M TH f? *'FOA . ?
People of Morgana Busy .1
Progressive. Sabbath Dr*
oration Deplored. Air
Dear Advertiser:- AHhoug
ire hidden away over here i
fork of tile creek and river, w
not buried alive by any mea
.ve decided to let your readers
From our high hills eau b
the camp of the GeorgiaCa
Power Company, a small viii
itself, and morning, noon and
the sound of their whistle <
beard, which reminds UH ti.
.ire nearly in the path of the v.
>f progress, but when the sli
>f our Sabbath day is brok
the sound of blasting we feel
ed at the lack of reverence for -
.lay, and fearful ol' thc influe?
such an example. Let us hold i
Sabbath observance as we hav,
taught by Christian parents.
We were reminded of the w
ful progress of inventive gen ?.?
a startling manner a few day>
when we heard a strange wb<
noise as we were quietly s"ai <?
the fire. Upon looking out to 1
tigate we found the noise m
from over head. We looked,
wonder of wonders, beheld a
ship flying as a bird through .,
It came from the direction u
gusta, and as we watched it t
sight it seemed to be going to..
Clark's Hill. In about half ti
it returned nearly ot* the
course and disappeared toward i .
To drop back to the caril -
farmers are plowing every day
the ground is in proper o.ono
but as we arc having a deal o
they do not get in many days 0
[ every side we bear plans to
more corn, and thiuk this if
should be for until bur fa
raise food for man and lieus i
home, they will not be suoce
If the farmer will raise pie?
h.jgs and grain and his wife i.
try they will be more prosp
and contented. Several men i
community are trying thor
bred hogs, the Poland China,
roc Jersy and 0. I. C. bein;,
Mrs. P. Al. Markeri attende
corn show in Columbia. Sh
.joined there by her soo, A
viio is attending the graded s
.ii Greenville, S. C.
Mr. Bob Morgan was the sn
ful milder for repairing th? li
shaw's mill. This - ferry :s -i b
pense to the county. A bridge would
?. cheaper tu tbe loug rm?.
Miss Newbegin is propari.i
build ja house on th-i old U?jm?
. ' ? Old Tin.
A Letter From Long Br..
Although today isa dreadfn
I am at school. There are not many
pupils at school today and
of us are glad of it as we arc t
for the head mark prize in our
ing class-the third grade. If you
stay head a week you get a bea 1
mark and then go foot and work
your way head again. Wo have
large class and it takes tis a io i
lime to get b3ok head again.
Many of the teachers wore
appointed last Saturday ni m,
.Misses Williamson and Jobi
the Calvary teachers, hada v
tine party just for tho teacher
many did not get to go on act
of the bad weather.
Our teacher will hhye a ?
sliower-soon fora library casi
map.-, but I don't think sim \
me to tell you. Our school 1 .
looks quite "dressed up" wit
new coat, pf paint.
Miss Myrtie Derrick ?8 away
visit to relatives ia Kite,
Mr. L. V. Claxton is just i
hom a week's stay in Georgia.
Willie Derrick is at home
Furman University. Mr. and
Frank McGee and family fro
luda are visiting Mr. Will Ti
We children try to see whic
get The Advertiser first, 1
welcome visitor at our house.
A Nine Year Old G
Long Branch, S. C.
Seven bars octagan soap a ix
pounds lump starch for 50c.
Bright's Caoh Store.