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New Advertisements.
Attention is directed to the fol
lowing new advertisements this
week: Smith-Marsh Company, Col
lett & Mitchell, Max Ruben, Chero
<Cola Company.
Memorial Day Programme.
Opening Prayer-Rev. J. R.
.Quartet-Sophia and Lura Mima,
Emily Tompkins and Miriam
Reading1-Florence Mims.
"Song-School Girls.
Address-Dr. Jones.
Violin Solo-R?sela Parker.
Master of Ceremony-Mr. B. E.
Music-Tenting Tonight.
Lunch at One.
Address at Three in Opera House.
JEach Daughter is expected to
send a basket to the Addison
grove by eleven o'clock.
Stock of Merchandise Sold.
Pursuant So an advertisement
.?published, Mr. Charles A. Griffin,
trustee, sold at public auction Tues
.day at 12:30 o'clock the bankrupt
etock of merchandise of Mr. J. W.
OPeak. Auctioneer Bennett of Co
lumbia conducted the sale. There
were probably a dozen out-of-town
?bidders. The stock was invoictd at
.$2,216 and was sold to J. C. Peers
.of Orangeburg for 789. |It is prol -
able that he will move the stock to
.his store in Orangeburg as the stu'e
in Edgefield could not be rented by
{him longer than May 15.
The notes and accounts which
.were a part of Mr. Peak's assets
were likewise sold by Mr. Bennett
at auction. Mr. L. T. May being the
highest bidder, they were knocked
down to him for $101. The notes
and accounts aggregated about
Prizes Presented Pupils Edge
field School in W. C. T. U.
This year the W. C. T. U. in
-addition to the four county prizes
1st and 2nd for best and next best
.essays on alcohol and cigarettes,
-offered a prize in each grade of the
graded and High school of this
Tuesday morning after the devo
tional exercises Maj. Lyon very
courteously gave an opportunity
for presenting these prizes.
In introducing the ladies Maj.
Lyon spoke of the world interest in
total abstinence or prohibition, ol
how the nations of the world are
aroused and alive to the fact that
the use of alco hol does cripple and
destroy efficiency, that they are re
organizing the commercial as well
as moral value ofj total abstinence.
He told of some man who had given
the subject serious thought ascrib
ing much credit to the W. C. T. U.
for making sentiment and setting
in motion this great tidal wave of
temperance that is sweeping the
We do believe that this essay con
? test, which has been conducted by
by the W. C. T. U. for many years,
has been and is an agent in this
. great cause. The world is reaping
? the harvest of this seed-sowing of
Nine grades entered this contest
and the successful pupils are as fol
Third grade, John Wells.
Fourth grade, Eleanor Minis.
Fifth grade, Thelma Jackson.
Sixth grade, Edith Ouzts.
Seventh grade, James Porter.
Eighth grade, Neta Ouzts.
Ninth grade, Janice Morgan.
Tenth grade, Florence Mims.
Eleventh girade, Willie Mae Hart.
. The W. C. T. U. desired that
the prizes, though simple, would be
- something to impress upon the mind
of pu Dil the cause and at the same
time give pleasure and inspiration.
They could think ot nothing more
fitting and combining all the quali
fications than < photographs neatly
framed of Frances E. Willard and
Lillian M. N. Stevens.
After the presentation of the
prizes announcement was made of
the winners in the county contest.
First subject-"How Will Pro
hibition Improve Conditions in
South Carolina?" iirst Prize,
Miss Florence Mims. Tenth grade
of Edgefield High Sohool.
Second Price-Miss Nell Bryan,
Way Cross School, Miss Ruth Cain,
"Why the Cigarette Smoker
, Fails?" Fist Prize-Dewey Carver,
Wimberly Branoh Sohool. Teacher,
Miss Donie Quattlebaum.
Second Prize- James Porter, 7 th
grade of Edgefield graded school.
At the close of the announce
ments, Mrs. J. L. Mims with her
characteristic ease and graciousness
presented to the school library that
stirring and wonderful book of
Jaok London's John Barley corn.
An Appreciated Letter From
Prominent Johnston Busi
ness Man.
Mr. J. L. Mime,
Edgefield, S. C.
Dear Mr. Mirna:
I write to say you cer
tainly get out a fine paper.
I have always regarded the Edge
field Advertiser the best paper in
the county. Now I am convinced of
that fact.
Your last issue was a gera edition
for a county newspaper.
Your write-up of the Edgefield
educational rally dav was simply
replete. The Johnston people ougrht
to feel greatly indebted .to you for
the most, excellent write-up, tho.
splendid boost, you gave our town.
I am tempted to say that I am
afraid you were most too copious
in the many nice things you say
about us.
I have always loved your most
excellent father and mother, for the
great assistance they gave me when
starting out in life, hence I have
watched with great interest and
pride the success of your father's
With best wishes for you and
yours, I am,
Your friend,
Landreth's Garden Seed.
When in need of garden seed.
Irish Potatoes, Corn, Onion Sets,
etc., let us supply your wants.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
Program of Cantata to be Gi
Opening Chorus in striking colonial
of victory singing:" Margaret May, M
Genevieve Norris, Eloise Hart, Eli:
Harling, Edith Ouzts, Eleanor Kinnain
Greeting to the Audience, Ouidi
Enter Campaigners for National PJ
of the organization and singing the po]
"In 1920 comes the d
The children's happy
In nineteen hundred
There'll be prohibitic
When Columbia driv<
Geo. Tompkins, leader: Gertrude T.
Mims, Lilee Holsten, Kate Mims, Odel
Byrd, Mary Lyon, Helen Nicholson,,
Lillian Pattison, Sarah Lyon.
Miss Abbie Bryan as Columbia, Pr
company of boys and girls bearing the
shield of stars and stripes and wearing
blue,; enter, singing, "0 Columbia, the
James Dobson, Nor rda Shannonhot
Hughes, Lewelyn Nicholson, Nellie Pa
Robert Ouzts, Allen George Thurmoi
Julia Strom.
Columbia, assisted by the boys an
doubts the benefit of prohibition.
Mitchell Wells, a follower of Colur
"Ode to Cold Water," chorus of ye
Columbia introduces seven citizc
Blacksmith, Lanham Dorn; Storekeepe:
Tompkins; Doctor, Edward Peak; Bake
lord Mims; Housekeeper, Ruth Paul,
Pages, Strom Thurmond and Willia
Gov. of Kansas, Edwin Folk, enter:
in his state under prohibition.
Chorus, "Vote for Prohibition. "
United States Judge, Carrol Rains
we'll have A saloonless nation. Ther
Policeman, James Porter, gives his
bition. Chorus, "The Fight is on."
Miss Sadie Mims, representative
Union, pleads for the freedom of our
Grand March and chorus, "Onward
Tableau, "Put 'em on the dry line.
Soldiers come on the scene singing,
W. D. Allen, captain; Eugene Timmom
J. T. McManuB, Harrison Parks, Blom
kins, Jr., William Thurmond, Edgar Si
Negroes from Dixie tell what their
Spokesman-Bennie Parker, Harold ?
Glover Tompkins, Pendleton Jones, (
Cantelou, Jim Mims, A. S. Tompkins,
A group of pretty Indian maiden
White"-Ruth Lyon, Marjoree Tomp
Lura Mims, Rhea Edmunds, Aileen Sm
lie Mae Hart, Edith Pearce.
A fair representative, in gorgeous
suffrage states will arrive in Edgefield
a Little Ballot," that will be cast to m
flag-Ida Folk, Florence Mims, Lallie
Miriam Norris, Helen Dorn, Mamie S
Elizabeth Smith, Sunie Talbert, Sallie
A saloonless nation will make a ha;
"Home, Sweet Home"-Sarah Hugh
erine Stewart, Carolyn Dorn, Margare
mons, Elizabeth Johnson, Herman Rul
Frances Townsend, Effie Allen Lott.
Full chorus, "Saloons Must Go."
Uncle Sam convinced. Columbia c
National Prohibition and her followers
hope of a stainless flag over "A Saloor
"My country '
Sweet land ol
Of thee I sini
Land where i
j Land of the
From every i
Let freedom
Mothers' Day and Cradle Roll
Exercises Edgefield Baptist
Sunday School May 9.
Song: "The sweet story of old"
201 gospel hymns.
Scripture: Matthew 18:2-10,
Prayer. -
Origin and purpose of cradle roll
department, Dr. E. P. Jones.
Greetings, Geo. Edward Shep
pard, Jack Feltham.
"The baby" Recitation by Effie
Allen Lott. '
Ne?v names in cradle: Lullaby
by Margaret Lyon.
Cradle rocked by Emily Tomp
kins and Marion Hudgens.
Presentation of babies on .cradle
roll, Mr. W. B. Cogburn.
Roses given to babies by Marga
ret Allen and Anna Tompkins.
tolo, Miss Miriam Norris.
Promotion of Cradle roll mem
ber* to primai y department.
Song by sohool: "Jewels,?' 638.
Mothers' Day: Prof. C. C. Rosa.
' My Mother's Bible": Song by
Eleanor Mims and choir.
"Mother," Recitation by Onida
"Unanswered prayer," Song by
Mn?. Geo. F. Mims.
Patience, Reading by Miss Ruth
' 1 The, song my sainted mother
used to sing," Choir.
Report of secretary.
To Prevent Blood Poisoning
applr at once the wonderful old reliable DR.
trica! dressing that relieves pain and heals al
the s ame time. Not a liniment 25c. ? "+iiC
iven in Opera House May 14.
I ' *r ' M ? 'tl m # -7.
?E I.
colors, will open the cantata, "a song
[ary Dorn, Lydia Bronson, Willie Peak,
zaneth Rives, Ouida Pattison, Eileen
1, Gladys Lyon, Grace Tompkins, Alma
i Pattison, "Chorus, "Doom of the
rohibition w?aring the national costume
)ular and prophetic chorus:
lay, : : j '. , 4 ' ;
>n plenty
;s the drink away."
Thurmond, Mobley Sheppard, Eleanor
II Holsten, Royal Shannonhouse, Isabel
, Furman Holsten, Corrie Cheatham,
of. C. C.Ross as Uncle Sam,"with
nation's flag and on their breast the
the crusaders' caps in red, white and
gem of the ocean. . ^
ise, Mitchell Wells, Lois Mims,. J. C.
ul, - Bessie Dunovant, Thelma Jackson,
ad, Ethel Cheatham, Willie McManus,
d girls, reasons with Uncle Sam, who
nbia, recites.
?ung Americans.
ms of Temperance Town as follows:
r, Ray Timmerman; Carpenter, Dozier
ir, Benjamin ^Cogburn; Tailor, Hans
on Sharpton, bring message to Colum
i and tells of the wonderful prosperity
ford, makes a prophecy that ere long
eupon they all sing, "Glory, glory,
i views and commends national prohi
! of Woman's Christian Temperance
country from the curse of the liquor
I Christian Soldiers. "
" Uncle Sam, Columbia and Elizabeth '
"We've Resolved to Free Our State,"
3, Diomede and William Hollingsworth,
iell Hart, J. T. Harling, A. S. Tomp
;rother, Horace Jones.
race thinks of the Saloon through their
dorris, Lee Timmons, Paul Cogburn,
Claude Lyon, H. M. Reynolds, Walter'
s sing, "Help to Make the Map all
kins, Emily Tompkins, Emily Adams,
ith, Mary Lewis, May Tompkins, Wil
array, from each of the thirteen equal
in time to sing to the audience, "Just
ake a saloonless nation and a stainless
Peak, Jennie Simkina, Ruth Tompkins,
ill, Sophie Mims, Elizabeth Rainsford,
ppy future for our children, the joy of
es, Mary Marsh, Winks Bailey, Ca th
t Lyon, Margaret Strom, Jeanette Tim
aenstein, Mary Lynch, Mary Cantelou,
?alls for an expression of sentiment for
wave flags and banners with the early
dess Nation in 1920."
tis of thee,
t liberty
ny fathers died '
pilgrims pride,
nountain side,
(Continued from Eighth Page.)
the church and a blessing to our
town. The social feature of the con
vention was enjoyed.
The sixth annual Columbia dis
trict Sunday school conference,
which convened here during the
past week was one of the most in
structive and inspiring conferences
held in this district. There were at
tending, nearly one hundred dele
gates and to these a cordial wel
come was extended and their pres
ence here meant much to the town.
All of the sessions were held in the
Methodist church tho Rev. Jas. W.
Kilgo, D. D. piesiding elder, pre
siding over the conference, Rev. J.
R. Walker being elected secretary.
There were many splendid address
es and plans were laid for christian
education. The standard of efficien
cy was well discussed and the fol
lowing subjects were presented:
Teacher training class, Rev. L. D.
Gillespie; "Missionary instruction,"
Rev. R. E. Turnipseed; "Annual
observance of children's day," Dr.
Kilgo; "Worker's council, Mr. A.
E. Driggers; "All the church en
rolled in Sunday school work," Mr.
A. L. Gunter; "Our text book,'* J.
A. Steele. The importance of the j
oradle roll was brought before the ,
conference, the Rev, D. W. Keller
discussing this, and the home de-,
partment was presented b\ Mr. J. ?
L. Quinby. A matter that was heard ?
with joy was the fact that ten young :
men were looking forward to the j
ministry as a life work, M. A.
Cleckley and Daniel Jeffcoat, of
Swansea, having been granted li
cences to preach after passing an
approved examination. Each day a
basket dinner was spread undsr the
large shade trees surrounding the
church and there was a general in
termingling of friends. Several of
the preachers remained through
Sunday and Dr. J. A. Steele pastor
of the Leesville M. E. church
preached a most impressive sermon
in the Baptist church.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmot B. Ouzts
have announced the engagement of
their sifter, Miss Nina Ouzts, to
Dr. George Dawson Walker, the
happy event to transpire some time
in June. This ia learned with cor
dial interest for these are two of
Johnston's most beloved young peo
ple. '
Mother's day will be observed
here on Sunday by the Baptist Sun*
day school and it is hoped that
every one will wear the emblem of
the day, a white flower. The idea
of a national mother's .day was
originated by Miss Anna Jarvis of
Philadelphia, and the 2nd Sunday
in May was the chosen day. The
white carnation has been designated
as the flower to be wpm in honor
of mother.
Mrs. F. M. Boyd has gone to
Chester to visit her mother, Mrs.
Stewart, and while there will enjoy
the chautauqua.
Misses Eva Rushton and Orlena
Cartledge are contemplating attend
ing the exposition the last of this
month and will join parties of their
Children's Day.
Next Sunday morning at 11:30
o'clock Children's day service will
be held at Edgefield Methodist
church. The following is the pro
Procepsional: "We are little sol
diers marching" by children of the
Prayer by pastor.
Announcement of theme of Chil
dren's day program by the superin
. Salutatory: "Soldiers of'strife
and of peace,'' Helen Nicholson.
Hymn, by whole school and con
Concert recitation by class of
eight beginners.
Song: "We are little soldiers,"
primary pupils.
Recitation: "A hero," Albert
Recitation: "Put on the whole
armor of God," Allen Edwards,
Claud Rearden, Robeit Ouzts, Rob
ert Arthur.
Song by school: "Victory through
Bible exercises: "The sword of
the spirit," Mary Nicholson, Bessie
Dunovant, Thelma Jackson, Ha
zelle Dorn.
"Little soldiers* of the king,"
Kathryn Stewart, June Nicholson,
Carrie Dunovant, Jeanette Tim
mons, Odessa Covar, Annie May
Foster, Elsie Covar.
Cradle roll reception and exer
cise. (Let parents oome and bring
the babies.)
Offering speech, Janice Morgan.
(Bring as liberal an offering as you
Exercise: "i've a story to tell the
nations," song by children and
recitation by the following: Thelma
Jackson, Flora Bell Griffith, Annie
May Foster, Otis Morgan, Bessie
Dunovant, Mary Nicholson.
Congregation: "Onward Chris
tian soldiers."
Benediction or dosing prayer.
Having* purchased the
bankrupt stock of J. W.
Peak at a very low price,
I am in a position to sell
it at a great sacrifice.
Better come in at once, as the
goods must be sold within Ten Days.
I only have the store until May 15.(
Those who come firot will get the
greatest bargains.
J. W. Peak's Stope
Edgefield, S. C.
;; i
i ?
Call for 'it
In a bottle?
through a straw.
Every bottle
uniform- pure,
wholesome and

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