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Millinery Offerings
Consist of many new smarts h ape s.
WE have them for little Tots, Girls, Misses,
Young Ladies, and for those of more mature
years. Each possess a charm of its own and
when on the person produces a chic stylish
Among them you are very certain to find the one that
meets your own idea. Then too they are not high priced.
Beginning at $1.50 an up.
Come to see them you are welcome, as visitor, friends, or
buyer. Miss Samuel will find pleasure in assisting you
with many suggestions gleaned from her years of experience,
ber you are welcome as visitor, friend or buyer. So come bring the
children and feel at home.
W. H. Turner, Proprietor.
Price Within Reach of all.
The price of automobile* ia now
petting where everybody, eren the
newspaper man, can afford a car.
Mr. R. H. Middleton advertises the
IMeti "22" in this issue of The Ad
vertiser at only $475. Read what
be s?ys of tkis oar. It is especially
adapted to th? roads of Edgefield
county and can be very economical
ly operated, as it trarels from 28
to 32 miles on a gallon of gasoline.
The cars which Mr. Middleton is
offering are equipped with all of the
1914 improvement!.
U. D. C. Meeting.
Mr. SI. M. Jones entertained the
regular monthly meeting of the U.
D. C. very delightfully Tuesday af
ternoon. During the business ses
sion plans were made for observing
Memorial Day. Hon. R. A. Cooper
of Laurens in to be the orator of
the occasion. Th1 historical pro
gram was arranged asan observance
of Shiloh day. A paper was read on
Gen. Albert S. Johnston. A poem
entitled "A night on Shiloh" wan
read by Mrs. B. E. Nicholson. An
appeal for the Shiloh monument
from Mrs. Stevens wa* read by Mrs.
A. E. Padgett. At the close of the
regular program the hostess served
delicious ice cream and cake.
Sixty-Fifth Anniversary.
The J. Willie Levy Company of
Augusta, one of the largest and
most reliable clothing stores in the
city, has ai advertisement in this is
sue announcing a special sale cele
brating the 64th Anniversary of the
House of Levy, it having made its
debut in Bamberg in 1848. This
popular store has many loyal friend*
in Edgefield county who have been
patrons fora number of years. They
continue to patronize the Levy store
because they receive full value for
their money and courteous treat
ment from those who have built up
this large business. Read their ad
vertisement and call at the Levy
.tore when in Augusta.
Branson School Entertainment.
The present ?ession of the Bron
son school will close Friday of this
week and an attractive program has
been arranged for Friday night.
The faithful teachers have left noth
ing undone that will contribute tc
the success of the occasion. The
principal features of the program
will be recitations, dialogues and
charades. The patrons and people
generally should show their appre
ciation of the efforts of the teachers
and pupils of the Brimson school
?y attending the dosing exercise
Friday night in large numbers.
Knowing the efficiency and ca
pabilities of the teachers and the
aptitude of the children o?
this school, we are confident that
the entertainment will bo highly
For Magistrate.
Mr. T. J. McDowell annoanoet
bin candidacy thin week for tb?
office of magistrate of the 8th jodi
oial district of Edgefield county. If
Mr. McDowell is elected ba will ase
every endeavor to fill tba plas? sat
Bacon Democratic Club.
In response to the call frons the
county chairman, the members of
the Bacon Democratic cl ab are re.
quested to meet at Harmony school
honee Saturday afternoon, April
25, at 4 o'clock for the purpose of
re-organiaing a d electing delegate?
to the county convention.
S. B. Marsh, Pres.
J. M. Wright, Sec.
Moss Democratic Club.
In accordance with the rules of
the Democratic party. The mem
bers of Moss Township Democratic
Club are requested to meet at
Brunson Scool House Saturday eve
ning April 25th at four o'clock
for the purpose of re organizing
and electing delegates to the county
convention which meets May the
4 th, 1914.
C. M. Williams, Pres.
Shows Steady Growth.
In addition to paying a very sat
isfactory dividend to the stockhold
ers, the Farmers Bank is constantly
increasing its surplus. At the recent
annual meeting a dividend of 12
par cent was ordered paid to the
.toakholders and the surplus was
very materially increased. The com
bined surplns and undivided profits
of the bank now amount to $65,000.
The statement which waa published
in The Advertiser last week shows
a substantial growth all along the
line. The same offieera and directors
who have managed the hank so suc
cessfully for a number of years
were all re elected at the recent
New Century Club Met Deatl
of Mrs. Sv/earingen. Enter
tained in Honor of Mist
La Grone.
Shiloh dar WM observed by th?
Mary Ann Baie chapter, D. af C.
tko meeting being held at the hom
of Uri. Jame? White, and thViitt
loria?, Mrs. O. D. Black arranged
a splendid program which was gir
PB after the Ritual. Piano salo
Vlias Hallie White; "Shiloh", Mr?.
Jame? White; "The battlefield,"
VI rs. W. R. Kidson; "The first day'i
fight," Mrs. A. W. Goodyear:
"The second day's fight," Mrs. M
W. Crouch; piano solo, Miss Elise
Orouoh; "Private life of Albert
Sidney Johnson," Mr?. M. T. Tur
uer; "Military life of Albert 8idney.
Johnson," Mrs. Lyn Allen; Voca!
duet, Mrs. Lewis Blunt, Miss Emer
*ld Gentry; "Night in Shiloh, Mis?
(-lara Sawyei; "Shiloh report?t
New Orleans convention, Mr?. Ben
Lee Allen; piano solo, Mrs. W. F
Missionary day will be observed
here Sunday at the Baptist church
and the evening service as being ar
ranged will be most profitable and
enjoyable. The choruses, assisted by
the orchestra are beautiful, and the
other features of tho program par
ticipated in by the young women
and gentlemen of tba Sanday school
will give pleasure to all.
Mrs. Lena Davis of Barnwell, ii
visiting her brother, Mr. C. F.
Pech ra an.
Mrs. Thoaaaa Stansell, of Green
ville, ha? been tba guest of Mrs.
W. L. Coleman.
Mr?. Jame? Cullan? spent & few
days reoently at Fairfax.
Tha New Century Club met with
Miss Clara Sawyer on Tuesday af
ternoon and several points of inter
est were diecassed, the chief topic
being "Ciean up day." Committeei
were appointed and arrangements
made. An extra meeting for social
hygiene nae planned for. Following
business, the play Twelfth Night
wasinteraatingly taught by Mrs. J.L.
1 Walker. A aooial hour was enjoyed
by the members and other invited
guest*, and If isa Lila Maud Willis
gave several lovely piano solos.
Ices and cale were lerved, the hoc
teas being assisted by Mri. James
5 After beiag a sufferer for two
' years, Mrs. Maud Boatwright
* Sweariogen, the wife of Mr. John
I E. Swearingen, died at her home
here OD Friday morning at 10:30
o'clock. Every effort waa made by
' loving handa that ahe might be res
? tored to health but to no avail. So
on lut Saturday she was brought
1 home from the Margaret Wright
1 hospital, ihat ahe might be with
her children and in the home dur
ing her last few days. She was con
scious to the ead and died with
sweet and trusting faith in her Sav
iour. It is sad to contemplate the
home with five little girls, without
the mother, for lhere was centered
her every thought. She lived for her
family. She was a devoted mother,
a true and loving wife, a Christian
woman. The fuueral servioes were
?conducted on Saturday morning by
ber pastor, Dr. A. T. King, and the
body laid to rest in the Mt. of
Olives cemetery. There were many
beautiful floral designs, among them
being ones from the mission circle,
the Sunday school class and from
those of the post office department.
Besides the devoted husband, are
left five daughters, Misses Laura,
Sadie, Mary, Florence and Lula
Swearingen, a son, John Swcarin
gee, Jr., having died about four
years ago; her mother, Mrs. Fannie
Boatwright, three sisters, Mrs. Car
rie Spake of Gaffney, Mrs. Percy
Norris af Aiken, and Mrs. Charlea
Page, of Atlanta, and two broth
ers, Messrs. Russell and Keitt
The Philathea class, of which Miss
Clara Sawyer is president, enter
tained on Friday afternoon at the
home of one of the members. Miss
Alma Woodward, in compliment
to Miss Lylie LaGrone. After an
half hour of social pleasantries and
music, a guesting game was had.
Pictures pertaining to things sug
gestive in a new home were about
over the roorao and Mr?. Lewie
Blunt made the moot complete lilt
and wu given the prue, a blooming
lily. The claw presented Min La
Grone with an honor gift, a piece
of beautifully embroidered lingerie.
A repast was served in the dining
room and the appointments of the
table were very beautiful. A de
lightful salad eouroe followed bj
sweets was served. All reluctantly
bade the hostess adieu for the time
was most happily spent.
The music at the Baptist Sunday
school is now especially attractive,
with violini played by Mr. F. M.
Boyd and Dr. i. A. Dobey and
clarionet by Mr. Claud Lott. Espe
cial music was arranged for Baster
Sunday and a full choir sang "The
Easter Alleluia" and "Kineo, a
Glorious Fing," with equally as
swret music at the night service.
Dr. King's sermons were very ap
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Allen of At
lanta have been visiting the lat
ter's father, Capt. Waters. Miss
Mallie accompanied them upon
their return, and will remain until
after the musical festival to be held
Mistes Maud and Gladys Sawyer
are expected from Georgetown in a
few days.
Mrs. Ida Stevens and Mr. Lewis
Stevena of Meeting Street, visited
relatives here during last week.
Miss Janie Rhoden entertained a
number of her young friends with
an egg hunt on Friday afternoon
and a merry time was bad by all in
the search for the bright colored
eggs. Refreshments served, was an
enjoyable ending to the afternoon.
Mrs. J. W. Browne and children
are at home from a two week's visit
to relatives in Washington, D. C.
Miss Eula Satcher of Columbia
College, spent the Easter tide at her
home here.
On Wednesday afternoon at ' The
Cedars," the country place of Mrs.
B. T. Boatwright. the Pi Tau club
I entertain**! in a thoroughly charm
ing manner the honoree being Miss
Lylie LaGrone, whose wedding ia
on next week's calendar. This home
is noted for itt larisa hospitalier
1 and is an ideal place for festal oc
casions. The rooms were made moro
attractive with large .sprays of
snowy white dogword blossoms ami
yellow jessamine, and the brid*
elect's ehair was placod by a back
ground of those blossoms. After t?s
1 guests arrived fruit punch was serv
ed, from a table, the decoration* ~
being of the Easter season, aud
fluffy yellow chicks aad banaies
were cunningly placed about. Six
tables of progressive games were
played, the score cards being sug
gestive of Easter, and tiny chicks
held the tally cards on the tables,
where also were bon bons in the
shape of eggs to be eaten during
the games. Miss Marion Mobley
made the highest score and was
given a pair of embroidery scissors.
Alastor Burrell Boatwright present
ed the houor gilt to Miss LaGrone,
the box being tied with the clus*
colors, and when opened was found
to contain maoy dainty and hand
some pieoes of hand em
broidered linen and lingerie, the
work of the club members, each
coming with love and sincere good
wishes. This band of class mats
young women are bound together
by strong tijs of friendship and it
ie a sorrow to them that one of the
band is now to make her home else
where. After social chat and musio,
all were seated at prettily arranged
tables, and a salad course with io?
tea was served, followed by choco
late cream and chocolate marshmal
low eake. The party was composed
of Mrs. B. T. Boatwrigh', Misses
Lylie LaGrone, Josephine Mobley,
Frances Strother, Louella Norris,
Nina Ousts, Mesdames P. H. Wil
liams, J. W. Browne, Edwin Mob
ley, P. N. Keeaee and Misses Pet
LaGrone, Orlena Cartledge, ?lise
Crouch, Marion Mobley, Virginia
Harrison, Zena Payne, Mesdames
J. VY. Mish, Leon Stansell, Mims
Walker, James Cul lum, J. A. Do
bey, W. F. Scott, Spann Toney,
W. B. Ouets, W. E. LaGrone and
H. G. Eidson. _ ^

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