What's the condition of your home to-day ? Are you neglecting its equipment because the other end
of the world is at war? If so, you are doing the wrong thing. Your home is your life. Everything man
holds dear is centered in the home. Then why see the home reach an uncheerful condition. This is the
time of all times to make the home cheerful. Crops are good, prices, fair, money is plentiful, what is
needed is confidence. Confidence in ourselves, confidence in each other, confidence in the country, a little
cheerfulness, a willingness to help each other, is what we most need. We begin ourselves, in fact we
have never let up, in putting our best efforts first. We hav e boght wisely. We have kept up stocks,
varieties, etc.; have gone ahead with improvements. We have kept up to the top notch the store's mer
chandise and service, and as a reward we feel that business is poing ahead.
For the fall months we have prepared, as usual, to meet the demand. No blues nere. No lack
of faith; no lack of merchandise; no surrender to conditions; nothing but confidence in the people, in our
selves, in our merchandise, and in the times. Won't you meet us half way. Come see, and buy a few
of the rare items below mentioned :
Androseoggins Bleaching, 12 yards to the., . $1.00 Checked Homespun, the regular 5-cent quality, 25 yards to the $1.
Checked Homespun, the regular 7-cent quality, 1G yards to the $1.00 36-inch Heavy Sheeting, 16 yards to the ....... SI.00
36-inch good quality Sheeting, 20 yards to the.$1.00
Other items proportionately cheap.
W. H. TURNER, Proprietor
Edgefield, South Carolina
i>~w-- State Mission Rally.
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Tuesday at 10:50, the Bapt
ohurch uegau to fill with the rep
sentatives of the missionary soe
tie* of the ^Edgefield association
enjoy together a meeting in the i
terests of state missions.
Mrs. W. E. Lott was in char
of the program and had arrang
everj thing very enthusiastically ai
the numbers were all well and effei
The morning session was givt
to the subject of state missions, tl
readers being Mrs. George Min:
Mrs. W. B. and W. S. Cogbu:
and Mrs. Lovick Mims. Miss Ru
Tompkins gave a splendid readii
from Miss Ruth Pinson of tl
Mrs. J. R. Tompkins presided ;
> the organ and the morning's speci
music was given by Mrs. R. .(:
A very interesting feature of tl
meeting was the meeting of a nun
ber of foreigners and others on tl
platform called together by Mn
Curran Feltham who presided ov(
the little demonstrator
Those who took part were Mn
Julia Taylor, Miss Sophie Dobsoi
^ Miss Jennie Pattison, Mrs- W. ?
Byrd, Mrs. Fannie Tompkins, Mrs
Mamie Tillman, Miss Mamie Cheal
ham and Mrs. J. L. Mims.
There were represeatatives fror
many of the societies present an
the dining room of the church wa
filled. A splendid lunch was serve<
with iced tea. Somebody said tha
Kdgefield women, and of cours
that included the whole county
were the best about Bending basket
in the world, and the reply was tha
they were the best ia the worn
> about everything.
After the recess the Sunbeams ii
charge of Mrs. Tillman g^ve i
beautiful and impressive exercise
called "State Products," and all th<
.unbeams took part, but the specia
products of our state which present
ed themselves in costume were tb?
< Sunday egg, Curran Feltham; th?
tomato, Elizabeth Lott; King cot
ton, Jack Feltham; Broom, Eleanoi
Mims; Pop corn, Gladys Lawton
The hen, Frances Jones, and tlu
fairy who brought them in and in
troduoed them, Effie Allen Lott
Mrs. Pendleton Jones conducted
the devotions for the morning and
afternoon sessions, and gave a splen
did talk on state minsions in the
Y. W. A. exercises which followed
that of the Sunbeams. This was in
charge of Mri. Kate Dennis, preai
dent of the Ed gefiel ri Y. W. A.
A . very forceful demonstration
was given here by the different en
terprises conducted by the Baptist?.
Miss Ruth Lyon represented the
state mission board and wore a ban
ner bearing the words ''South Caro
lina Christ." Miss Brook Jones rep
resented the Baptist hospital, Miss
Jennie Pattison the lady mission
aries, Miss Willie Peak the Baptist
Courier, [Miss Ouida Pattison .the
orphanage and Miss Helen Dora
The day was pronounced a decid
F. A. M.
Mt. Zion Community.
On Tuesday of last week the
death angel visited our community
and took away Mrs. Josephine
Horn, the beloved wife of Mr. Mil
ledge Horn. The death of this good
lady was not unexpected, as she had
been a great sufferer for many
months, but the knowledge that
death must come does not prepare
a loving heart for the change, and
the anguish is no less keen when
some one pronounces those irrero
cable words, "She is dead!"
It were an enviable legacy could
any one have said over her the!,
words of praise that were spoken
on the departure of this noble ehrie
tian woman. As with Dorcas, her
neighbors told of her good deeds a*
she lay dead. In the funeral sermon
which was preached at the home on
Wednesday by Rev. P. B. Lanham,
he spoke of the singular freedom
of her life from wrong, and her
husband, who knew her heart, said
that if ever she did anything wrong,
he did not know it. i
The interment took place at th?
family burial plot on the plantation
of Mr. J. C. Whitlock. A Urge
crowd was present, and many beau
tiful floral offerings attested the
high regard in which this estimable
lady was held. Great sympathy ie
felt foi her aged husband, who tn
burying ber, has buried his all, a&d
is now left utterly alone his home*
Another aching heart is that of
Mrs. J. C. Whitlock who, having
already lost one sister this year, is,
the death of Mrs. Horn, loses her
only remaining sister.
Orphanage day was observed on
last Sunday at Mt. Zion church
There were readings and recitation?
by Homer Walker, Mabel Carpen
ter, Marie Padgett and W. i.
Gaines, Jr. The piece given by Ho
mer Walker was especially well re
cited. The work day collection ct
the end of the service, amounted to
Miss Maiy Gaine?, with her fa
ther, Mr. W. J. Gaines, recently
attended a meeting of the patrons
and trustees of the Floyd school
near here. Miss Bell, the rural
school supervisor of Aiken county,
was present and gave a talk. There
were talks also by Mr. Foutaine
and Mr. Gaines, after which a
school improvement association was
Mr. W. T. Garner has recently
bought the Roper place which was
a part of the old Steven Mays tract.
Mr. J. C. Smith and family have
been visiting relatives and friends
in the neighborhoods of Gilgal and
Little Stevens Creek.
Mrs. G. G. Pardue and Miss El
la Ergle have been visiting at the
home of Mr. W. A. Pardue.
Miss Bessie Gaines after a brief
visit home from Ridge Crest, has
gone to spend awhile in Asheville,
Mr. E. Pendleton Gaines is at
Long-Term Loans to
Your farm land accepted as se
??her COLLATERAL. Unlimited
nominations of Three Hundred and i
For sale by the quart OJ
restaurant. Take your din
411 of the Fri
LNext Door ti
ll I IUII ll ???.?.???ll.I I II I
t?mdin$?r the high school in Edge
field. He is so fortunate as to be
domiciled with Mrs. Lizzie H. Folk.
FOR .SALE: A good combina
tion horse, works anywhere and any
lady can handle him; six years old.
W. E. Ouzts, Edgefield, S. C.
Ga. R. R. Bank
647 BROAD STREET
Farmers a Specialty.
curity WITHOUT ENDORSER or
funds immediately available in de
ip. Established 189S.
RANK & SON, Augusta, Ga.
inf by Express
r served any style in our
mer with us when in town.
esh Fruits in
For Edge?eld Roads
This has been proven over and over again. Ask
your friends who have had experience with automo
If you contemplate buying a car see us and let us
prove why the Ford is the best for you to put your
money in. We have a stock of Runabouts and Tour
W. F. Rush & Co.
PLUM BRANCH, S. C.
Our Edgefield Friends
Are invited to make our store their headquarters
when in Augusta.
Wc are better prepared than ever before to supply
their needs. Every department of our large stock i$
filled with stylish fall merchandise.
In Dry Goods we were never better stocked. Otfr
Shoes were bought from the leading manufacturers*
Our stock of Men's and Boys' Clothing was neve?
We invite the ladies to see our tailored suits fron*
the largest makers of women's ready-to-wear factory in
Our Millinery Department is also filled with tBfc
most Stylish Hats and Trimmings ever brought to Au
gusta. Do not fail to call in to see us whether yofc
buy or. not.
Augusta Bee Hive
816-918 Broad Street
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