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Card of Thanks.
This Presbytery voted unani mously to thank the people here for their willingness to entertain and those who did entertain. They said it was one of the best meetings they had held. They left here willing to Teturn. We would have asked you to help us, but we had more hosts than guests this time. E. C. B. Smith-Marsh Company. The popular store of Smith Marsh Company make a special an nouncement tb is week that should be of greatest interest to the ladies. Special dress fabrics, coat suits, long cloaks, shoes, etc., are given a prominent place. Such articles of apparel as these are engaging the attention of ladies during the autumn season. Call at the store of Smith-Marsh Company and the salesforce will take pleasure in showing you through. Rubenstein's Big Sale. A full page will be found in this issue advertising a^ special sale which Runenstein will conduct from October 18 to Nov?mber 1. Read carefully every word h< "iys and you will find much to intenta you. Ile gi grantees everything ad vertised tc be just as represented or your money will be refunded. Take the advertisement to the store with you if you doubt his statements. He has a very large stock of fall merchandise that was bought early at very reasonable figures and he will also sell at reasonable prices. Bear in mind the dates of the sale. Lives at Home. Mr. Luther Brunson was in town Monday looking for receptacles for his home-made syrup. With an abundance of home-made biscuits and home-made pyrup about the place, he will have no difficulty in keeping tiie "wolf" from the door. We believe that Dr. Wylie will agree with us in saying that no bet ter diet can be found for children than home-made syrup, the kind that doos not need the "pure food" label. It's a pity that there are not more home-made things about the average homo and fewer tin cans. Our friend Luther Brunson does not have to live ont of paper bags and tin cans like the people in town have to do. Reel-Callison. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reel have an nounced the engagement of their -daughter, Miss Margaret Elizabeth, to Mr. T. Cleveland Calhson- Their marriage will take place some time in December. The visible move men^ of Cupid for some time have led the friends of these popular young people to suspect that they were formulating momentous plans for the future. Miss Reel possesses the qualities of mind and heart that go to make the true, noble woman, and Mr. Callison, formerly from Edgefield county, is a leading young lawyer of the Lexington bar. He is ambitious, energetic, capable, and will forge his way to the front in his profession. Many admiring friends will eagerly look forward to the Reel-Callison marriage. Address in High School Audi torium. Mr. W. H. Hand, the High School inspector, will deliver an address in the High School audito rium to-night (Wednesday night) at 8:15 o'clock. The public is not only invited but urged to attend the exercises this evening. Mr. Hand will discuss some phase of education but he should not be con founded with the dry prosaic speak ers who frequently deliver educa tional addresses. An hour can be pleasantly and profitably spent in the High School auditorium this evening. Mr. Hand is a specialist, having made education his lifo work, and he always has something to say thai is of benefit to his audi ence. Program. The inter-denominational Sunday .school convention of Mountain Creek, Stevens Creek, Berea and McKendree will be held October 31, 1913 at Mountain Creek. 10 a. m.: Devotional service con ducted by R T Strom. 10:30: Organization. 1st Query: How to keep our Sun day school evergreen? Rev. J R McKittrick, J M Bell J M Shaffer. 2nd Query: The :>est method of Bible studies, R T Strom, Rev. J H Manly, Wm. Burton. 1:00: Dinner. 3rd Query: The teacher, his work and methods. Rev. G B White, J K Allen, W E Turner. Round table and miscellaneous business. J. M. Shaffer, iFor committee. Death of Bright Lad. Tuesday morning Marcus Pi gett died in Edgefield at the hoi of his father, Mr. Z. D. Padge after being ill only three or fo days. He was a promising lad of years. The body was carried Ward Tuesday afternoon for buri; Several other members of Mr. Pi gett's family are seriously ill. Will Meet With Red Hill Schoc Mr. P. N. Lott, the county d monstration agent, will be at t Red Hill school Monday, Decer ber 27, and will not only prese the goverment's plan for co-operj ing with the schools but will a dress the pupils, trustees, and p trons on other features of h demonstration work. This will be splendid opportunity for tho within reach of Red Hill to hear ? excellent address by a gentlerm who has both a "practical and the /etical or scientific knowledge i agriculture. Go to hear Mr. Lott. First Attraction of Season. The managers of the lyceum ha^ received notice that the first entei tainment of the course will be gp en by the Apollo Concert Comp ny on October 29, two weeks fro: to-night. This group of entertaii ers consists of two ladies and thn gentlemen, each of whom is an a tist of very decided talent. Ami cellaneous programme will be pr seated that will prove to be vei popular. A fuller notice will I given next week. Dixie Girls Entertained. Miss Helen Tillman entertaine the members of the Dixie auxiliar Friday afternoon. At the conch sion of an interesting progran plans were discussed for holding bazaar at the county fair. Arrang< ments were also completed for th ticky party which the auxliliar will erive Friday night. A featur that will linger long in the memo ries of those pr?senteras the delight ful salad course which was servet by the charming young hostess. Merry Party at "Edgewood. Pretty little Douschka Tillma afforded a number of her littl friends much pleasure Friday aftei noon by inviting them to a birthda paity which she gave at histori "Edgewood." A number of game were played upon the lawn and spa ciouverandas until all grew weary and theu they were served with de licious ices and cake. Many token of friendship and affection wer showered upon the little hostess. Mrs. James D. Mathis. Mrs. James D. Mathis of Trentor is taking an active interest in tb automobile parade and is giving valuable assistance to the commit tee. She will entertain the automo bile committee at her elegant hom* in Trenton this afternoon. The fol lowing ladies compose the the com mittee: Mrs. A. E. Padgett, Mrs B. E. Nicholson, Mrs. J. S. Byrd Miss Sophie Dobson, Mrs. Abne: Broadwater, Mrs. C. E. May, Mrs Fannie Tompkins and Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman. Fall Term of Court. The regular October term ol court of general sessions convened Monday morning, with Hon. John S. Wilson of Manning as presiding judge. Early after the convening ol court the solicitor handed out a number of indictments to the grand jury. The following bills were ren dered: W E Moyer, violating the dis pensary law: Willie Jackson, vi olating the dispensary law; Severe Dansby, house breaking and larce ny; John Murry, no bill as t<* the charge of murder, but the grand jury recommended that he be in dicted as accessory before the fact; W E Moyer, carrying a concealed weapon; Charles Oliphant, Corrie Steadham, Will Steadham and Geo. Abney, intcrferring with an officer in the discharge of duty; Charlie Hammond, murder and con cealed weapon; M L Moyer, vi olating the dispensary law; John and Carrie Norman, murder; Brad dock Carter, murder and carrying concealed weapon. James Wilson pleaded guilty to the charge of assault and battery with intent to kill and was sen tenced LO one year on the chain gang. W K and M L Moyer pleaded guiltv tn the charge of violating the dispensary law and were sentenc ed to pay a fine of $50 each. Will Jackson pleaded guilty to selling whiskey and was fined $50. The court was engaged yesterday with the trial of Miss Bessie Davis of the town of Trenton who was nader indictment for killing Price Ripley in her home with a shot gun last May. Her defense was ac cidental homicide. They rendered a verdict ot' "not guilty." The de fendaut was represented by S. McG. Simkins, Esq., and the state by the solicitor. At Johnston. Rev. E. C. Bailey delivered his popular lecture on the English Bi ble to a large and appreciative au dience last Sunday afternoon, and preached in the Baptist church there Sunday night. There were three ministers present at thia ser vice, the pastor, Dr. Eine, Rev. M. L. Lawson of Laurens and Rev. E. C. Bailey of the Presbyterian church. Choral Club Organized. Through the efforts of Maj. Lyon and the lady teachers, Miss Nannie Harris has been engaged to come up from Augusta twice each month to teach vocal music to the pupils of the graded school. She has also consented to teach a oboral class. Monday night a number of the young people of the town met with the teachers at the High School and organized a choral club, elect ing the following officers: Mrs. R. G. Shannonhouse, fpresident; Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, vice-president; Mrs. ??H. N. Greneker, secretary, and Prof. S. A. Genes, treasurer. Meetings will be iheld twice each month and the dues will be one dol lar per month. The coming of Miss Harris to develop and train the lo eal vocal talent means much to Edgefield. Religious Notices. Somtthing new io South Caroli na and something new for Trenton Methodist church. I will tell you about it next Sunday morning at 11:15 at Trenton. J. R. Waiker. At the First Baptist church pas tor M. D. Jeffries will preach at 11:30 o'clock. At 7:30 p. m. the monthly union service will be held at the Presbyterian church with preaching by Rev. E. C. Bailey. Sunday school at 10:15 a. ra. Regular appointment at Horn's Creek at 3:00 p. m. The Bible Class. The Theological class will meet this Sunday at 4 o'clock in the Presbyterian church. Come on time as we will have a short session. W e meet this time on Sunday instead of Monday. Men and women are both cordially invited. E. C. B. TEACHERS AND TRUSTEES. The Fair Association has given us a day for a school parade, and have offered three substantial prizes for the three best floats. We had a very creditable display last year, but if the teachers and trustees will work together we can make it bet ter. Thursday, Nov. 6, is our day, and I hope to hear from a number of teachers that they will take part with their schools. Notify rae. W. W. Fuller, Co. Supt. Ed. A Gentle and Effective Laxa tive. A mild, gentle and effective laxa tive is what people demand when suffering from constipation. Thou sands swear by Dr. King's New Life Pills. Hugh Tallman, of San Antonio, Texas, writes: "They are beyond question, the best pills my wife and I have ever taken." They never cause pain. Price 25c at drug gists, or by mail. H E Buckleu & Co. Philadelphia or St. Louis. Real Estate -FORSALE 125 acres land near Hibernia in Saluda oounty. 120 aores near Monetta, Sa luda county. 330 acres in Aiken county, near Eureka. 100 acres near Ropers. 300 acres near Celestia or Davis' mills in Greenwood and Saluda counties. 50 acres near Edgefield C. H. 250 aeres near Trenton,S.C. Several tract* near meeting Street, and other tracts near Monetta and Batesburg.,' -Apply to A. S. TOMPKINS, Edgefield, S. C. With the coming of two trolley lines to Johnston, is not this the time to buy land? Y. May, sells it.-Adv. FALL 1913 Finds us better prepared than ever with our large and varied stock to supply your needs, and we are well pleased with the liberal patronage this season. Dress Goods Our dress goods department is the most completo in the county, consisting of all the newest shades, and latest weaves. In our notion stock you will find all the articles that go to make up this important de partment. In our ladies coat suit depa -tment we have had the largest business we ave ever had, which shows how popul.ir this department has become. Our millinery department is constantly being replenished by express shipments of the new things as ''ley come out. Mrs. L. C. Bailey of Baltimore is in charge of this de partment. Our shoe department is kept up to the high standard for quality, as we handle only lines of shoes made by the best known manufacturers. We solicit your pat ronage. Rives Brothers Have Made Large Purchases. In anticipation of the large harvest for the Fall of 1913 we made heavy purchases fo every department, especially every department on our second floor, and to our second floor we extend the ladies a ccrdial invitation. In house furnishings our stock is strong. RUGS-We are showing a larger assortment of attractive patterns in rugs and art squares of all kinds that we have ever shown. The prices are lower than these goads are usually sold for. FURNITURE-In furniture we are showing everything that is needed in the home. Co mplete bed-room suits, chiffoniers, wardrobes, tables, etc. See oui large assortment of d ining chairs ana rockers. We have bought THREE cars of furniture direct from the leading factories which enables us to make attractive prices. We also have a large stock of mattresses and bed springs. Try our "Blue Ribbon'* springs. TRUNKS-We are showing a more complete assortment of trunks and suit cases than we have aver shown. Any size trunk from the smallest to the largest, and from the cheapest to the best grade. STOVES AND RANGES-Now is the season when people disccrd the old burned-out stove and replace it with a new one. See our stock of stoves and ranges before buying a n ew one. You could not make a purchase for the home that would please your wife m ore than to buy a new stove. Saddles And Harness In our harness department nothing has been overlooked, having purchased all grades a nd sizes of single and double buggy and carriage harness and also heavy wagon harness. All are direct from the best harness makers and are thoroughly dependable. We ask you to come and inspect them. Buggies And Wagons In this depaatment we have always shown the best the leading factories have made. Our MITCHELL and CHASE wagons have made a reputation in Edgefield county for strength and durability, capable of withstanding the worst roads. Doubtless we can save you money if you need a wagon. We also invite our friends and tha public generally tal see our buggies before making a selection of a new one. We have scores and scores of customers who are using our MOYER and OXFORD buggies and are entirely satisfied. Try one of them. Undertaking Department. We never let our stock of coffins and caskets run low, consequently we can always supply any size or grade of coffin or casket. We solicit a shnre of your patronage in this department. Our hearses, for both white and colored people, answer all calls promptly! Edgefield Mer. Comp'yJ