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Woman's Christian Temperance
Thursday afternoon at 3:30
.o'clock a large number of the com
Tades of the White Ribbon gather
.ed at the home of Mrs^ Chalmers
?Hoghes for the December meeting,
and to bring a contribution for the
annual box to the "Door of Hope."
The program differed somewhat
from the conventional one laid down
for our December topic, a3 therei
were so many things which had to
be heard from. The devotions, in
the absence of Mrs. Wells, was con
ducted by Mrs. E. P. Jones and
was a Bible reading ou "How We
.'Should Teaoh the Christmas Spirit
to Our Children," which led to re
maiks from several along this line.
One called attention to the faot
that the word Xmas should never
?be used instead of Christmas, for if
we take the Christ out of Christmas
what will be left to us?
At this moment little Frances
Caroline Rogers, of Blenheim,
who is a White Ribbon baby, was
'brought in by her mother, Mrs.
Raymond Rogers, and introduced
by Mrs. J. L. Mims to the interest
ed assembly. ;
A reading on the subject of Res
.oue was given by Mrs. J. L. Mims,
.that being the stated subject for
December. Quite a nice contribu
tion of packages were piled in the
?hallway to be sent to the Door of
Hope, thus continuing the custom
?pf many years standing of remem
bering this institution.
As it was near the Christmas
time, the year book committee had
thought of the Christmas Eve more
than forty years ago, when the pio
neer crusaders in temperance reform
had braved the animosity of the
whole world to launch the Holy
Cause, and Mrs. D, B. Hollings
worth brought some sketches of the
early crusaders. So full of pathos
were some of these early incidents
that there was' scarcely a dry eye
?mon? the listeners.
This was followed by a enthusias
tic report of the great progress of
the prohibition movement as exem
plified by the recent wonderful Na
tional Convention in Indianapolis,
when four great states and the ter
ritory of Nebraska sent victor* mes
It was decided to send the Union
Signal, tbe national organ of the
Woman's Christian Temperance
Union, to the ministers of the town
as a Christmas gift.
The hostess* served z delightful
.course, consisting Charlotte Rasse
and several kinds of cake.
The January meeting will be held
on the 14th with Mrs. W. R.
Swearingen, the date being a week
later on account of the week of
prayer for missionaries at the Bap
tist church.
F. A. M.
Death of Miss Paris Munday.
A newly made mound in the
Sweetwater cemetery marks the
resting place of Miss Paris Mun
day who died while visiting rela
tives in Harlem, Ga. Her body
was brought homo and interred in
the family square within the shad
ow of Sweetwater church, of which
she was an active member. Miss
Munday made her home with her
brother, Mr. John W. Munday, and
her death will be keenly felt in the
Roper's community. She will be
greatly missed in the community
where she was reared and passed
her life. There yet remain of the
immediate family one sister, Miss
Fannie Munday, and three brothers,
Mr. Pierce Munday, Mr. J. W.
Munday and Mr. E. J, Munday.
Honor Roll of Rehoboth School
For November.
Second grade: Lewis (Coleman:
Third grade: Mary Winn, Wil
liam Wino.
Fourth grade: Ellen Culbreath,
Edward Gilchrist.
Eighth grade: Kathleen Gilchrist.
Absolutely Pure
Bade from Dream of Tartar
(Continued from First Page.)
and mupic, and the luncheon serv
ed was beautiful in all its appoint
ments, this being in courses.
Miss Eidson, of Dallas, Tex., is
.visiting Miss Emma Bouknight
Mrs. A. P. Lewis spent a part of
last week in Batesburg with her
mother, Mrs. Timmerman, who hat*
Mrs. L. C. Latimer and Miss Sa
rah Carwile have been visitors in
Hartsville, with their niece, Miss
Mary Lucia Mobley.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Dobey.have
moved into town from their farm,
and a oordial weloome is extended
them by every one. They are dom
iciled on West Main street.
Dr. J. D. Chapman preached on
Sunday last at the Baptist church.
For this month he is representing
the Edisto Academy, and the cause
that he presented was well received,
and a good contribution was given
for the Institution.
The last meeting of the Mary
Ann Buie Chapter, U. D. C., was
held with Mrs. E. D. Moyer, Mrs.
James White presiding. The meet
ing was a most encouraging one,
this being tjge largest attendance of
any meeting! during the year. All
reports of officers and committees
showed each one actively engaged.
Four new members were added to
the Chapter Toll, Mrs. W. E. Lott,
Edgefield; Mrs. Ida Stevens, Meet
ing Street; Mrs. Ollie LaGrone and
Miss Eula Taylor. Tber.e were cor
dially welcomed into, the Chapter.
Mrs. Lott is a charter member of
the organization, 1896, but after
making ber home elsewhere, she has
had her name withdrawn. It was
her father. Capt. W. D. Allen, and
father-in-law, Mr. William Lott,
that brought about the organization
of this Chapter. So it is a peculiar
pleasure to again have her name on
I the roll.
The visit to the County Home on
I Thanksgiving was told of, and the
service held for the inmates.
Plans for the Lee Celebration
were discussed, and|the matter was
left with the historian, Mrs. O. D.
Blaok. Several other matters per
taining to the Chapter welfare, were
The meeting was turned over to
the historian, Mrs. Black, but she
stated that as the reports from the
General and State Convention were
so fall of informing matter for the
members, she had arranged only a
short program.
She gave several points of inter
est concerning the recent Conven
tion in Union along historical lines.
A flag will be offered next year for
the best historical work, and she
was very ambitious for the Chapter
to again have the distinction of be
ing the first in the State. She was
a guest of honor at the Convention,
and upon reouest, gave a paper on
"How We Did lt."
The report of the General Con
vention given by Miss Emma
Bouknicht, was very interesting.
The Chapter was delighted to have
her go, and thus not be represented
by proxy. The report of the State
Convention wafs told by the dele
gates, Mrs. M.T. Turnerand Miss
Zena Payne. Mrs. White, who at
tended, also gave what most im
pressed her. Awhile was spent so
cially, and the hostesp, assisted by
Misses Clevie Moyer and Maud Saw (
yer, served ices and cake, which wa?
greatly enjoyed. 1
Mr. Will Sawyer attended the
Southern Commercial Congress in
Norfolk, Va., on Dec. ll, 12 and
13th, going as the representative
irom South Carolina. He was ap
pointed by Gov. Manning.
Spelling Bee a Success.
The spelling bee which was giv
en in the court house Friday night
by the Daughters of the American
Revolution was well attended. Sev
eral hundred, besides the large num
ber who entered the contest, assem
bled to witness the spelling. Mr.
E. H. Folk acted as schoolmaster,
deporting himself with the ease ol
a veteran teacher. The referees
were Prof. Lyon and Mr. Thur
mond, who decided all matters in
dispute. It was a surprise to many
that Edgefield has such a large num
ber of good spellers, several hours
being required to "spell them down"
The record showed that the capi
tal prize offered for the best speller
wa3 won by Miss Annie Clisby.
The best speller among the ladies
was Mrs. J. G. Edwards ano! there
was a tie between Hon. B. E. Nich
olson and Col. L. W. Cheatham for
the honor of the beat speller among
the men, so they cut the big cake
offered as a prize. Among the gra
ded school pupils the honors were
won by Isabelle Byrd and Benjamin
Cogburn, and Miss Nita Ouzts and
Strom Thurmond wop the high
school prizes.
The occasion was exceedingly
pleasant for al', who attended, and
the "Daughters" added about $35
to their treasury.
Agents Wanted at Good Pay.
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F. Lee .Sheppy,. 8fh floor-243
17th St., New York City, General
Sales Manager of the. largest: con*
cern of its kind in the world, wants
three or four men in Edgefield
County and several men in adjoin
ing counties, to work for him spare
time or all the time. He can use
only those who have a rig or auto.
Work is very pleasant and' no pre
vious selling experience is necessa
ry. Work consists of leaving a
wonderful new household necessity
in the homes on free trial. Teats
at more than thirty of the leading
Universities and the Government
Bureau of Standards show this new
article to be four times as efficient
as article now in general use in this
Article i 3 meed ed in every rural
home and benefits every member of
the household, bringing cheer, com
fort and happiness into the home.
Not necessary to be away from, home
nights. Pay from $6.00 to $15.00
per day according to ability and
number of homes visited. In wri
ting Mr. Sheppy, mention what
townships will be most convenient
for you to work in; what your reg
lar occupation is; your age; married
or single; how long you haye lived
in the community; what kind of a
rig or auto you, have; whether you
wish to work spare time or steady;
how much time you will have to de
vote to the work; when you can
start, and about how many homes
are within six miles of you in each
direotion. This is a splendid op
portunity for several men in Edge
field County and counties adjoin
ing to make good money, working
steady or spare time. Some of the
field men earn ?300.00 per month;
one farmer earned $1,000.00 work
ing spare time only. No invest-,
inent or bond necessary.
Wouldii'tTake $10,000
ForGoodltDid Ker.
"I i have gained twenty pounds
since taking Tanlac and ray im
provement in every way has been so
great that when I stand before the
looking-glass I am actually amazed
and hardly know myself," was the
remarkable statement made by Mrs.
Elizabeth Jennings, of Hepsibah,
Ga., to the Tanlac representative at
Howard's Drug Store, at Augusta,
Ga., a few days ago.
"Fifteen years ago," continued
Mrs. Jennings, "my health began
t ) fail, and the mor? medicine I
took the faster I seemed to go down
hill. My troubles multiplied until
they were many, and my condition
became complicated and very seri
ous and no one seemed to under
stand it. My stomach was.in such
bad shaoe I could not digest any
thing, and what I would eat seemed
to poison my system.
"My blood was thin and my arms
were covered with spots. My back
about my kidneys ached and hurt
me dreadfully, and I was told I bad
spinal ?effection. The rheumatio
pains all over my body were so aw
ful they were hard to bear, and my
bead ached me constantly. I lost
flesh and strength until I got so
weak I could not walk to my gar
den without help and I kept going
down until I was simply a physical
and nervous wreck, and I believe I
was all but dead. My condition
w?s too awful to even desoribe and
[ cannot tell you half of my suffer
"When a d.vy wQuld close on my
miserable existence I could think
ii nothing but another day of sui*
fering tomorrow, and I was so nerv
)ur and racked with pain I could
not sleep.
"I wanted to live, and my hus
band spent thousands of dollars
trying to get me well, but nothing
iid me any good. The doctors said
Lhere was no medicine that would
help me. Finally, I became so
weak and out of heart I prayed to
die, .'
"When I read about the wonder
ful help other people were getting
from Tanlac I bought a bottle and
began taking it, and I began to im
prove a: once. I have t ken fou_
bottles now, and honestly I would
?ot take ten thousand doLars for
the difference in the way I feel now
and the way I felt the day I bought
my first bottle of Tanlac.
"I oan eat now and enjoy my
meals, and when night comes I can
lie down and sleep like a child. I i
do not bava any more trouble with
my kidneys and the hurting I used
to have in my back has left me and
all the rheumatic pains have gone.
My blood has thickened ap and
seems to be in good condition and
those ugly spots have left my arms
aud my head does not aohe me any
more. I do Bot know what all was
the matter with me, bat I have been
relieved of all my suffering and, as
1 have already said. I gained tweu
ty pounds in weight betides.
* Tan lac has made anew wo?
man of me and I feel better than I
have 8ince I was sixteen years old."
Edgefield, Penn & Holstein.
Cold Springs, H Ernest Quirles.
Edgefield, R F 'D No 2, J. H.
Johnston, Johnston Drag Com
'Modoo, G C McDaniel. "
Parksville, Robertson & Com
pany. ,
Flam Branch, J W Bracknell &
Plum Branch, R F D No 2, E P
Winn & Bro.
Trenton, G W Wise.
WANTED: Turkeys, chickens,
eggs and butter. Any quantity.
Highest cash prices. Information
cheerfully given. Thomson's, 215
12th St., Augusta, Ga.
Don't fail to see our line of Hol
iday Books. Books make appro-1
pilate gifts.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
SDon't forget that box of|Hurley's
for Christmas. Fresh shipment j
j oat, arrived.
W. E. Lynch & Co.
WANTED-Highest cash price
paid for scrap iron, including plow
points, plow steels, wagon and bug
gy tires, stoves, mowers and old
farm machinery cut to pieces, brass
es and auto tires.
R. M. Winn,
Plum Branch, S. C.
. 11-29-St.
FOR SALE: One Ford Touring
Car. Guaranteed to be in first
class shape-practically new.
j G. W. Adams.
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We have about 35 ladies trimmed
hats. Prices from $7,60 to $10.00.
We are offering any of them at less
than half pride.
Ladies and Misses .Coat Suits
We are offering any coat suit in the
house from now until Christmas at
half price.
R ?ben stein.
We have just reoeived a large as
sortment of comforts and blankets.
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Dental Surgeon
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
While purchai
your loved ones
useful. Come i:
Coat S
Our stock is the large
just received in order to 1
us and let us make your
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Foti Cannot Make a Mistake in
Your Suit or Overcoat in a
Store Where Every One
is Emphatically Right
In selecting oar Fall and Winter Suits and Overcoats we saw
to it that the fabrics and dyes were the best that could be pro
cured for our various grades of clothing. # .
The result is you cannot go wrong in buying your Suit or
Overcoat here, for every one is emphatically right. For your
perfect satisfaction in fit we show dozens or models from several
representative makers.
Correct Shoes, Hats and Haberdashy
for Men and Boys, '
Swan-Edwards Company
Outfitting Headquarters for Men and Boys
Augusta, Georgia
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Holiday Goods!
Our stock of Holiday Goods is now on
display. Dolls, Doll Carriages, Toy
Trunks, Alphabet and Building Blocks,
Mechanical Toys, Friction Toys, Xmas
Tree Ornaments, Etc.
Our prices are reasonable. Buy ear
ly before the rush.
and Beautiful
sing your Christmas gifts to make
j happy why not buy something
n and get
EPor the Ladies
uits Silk Waist
? . Gloves
y ' Skirts
For the Men
>at Raincoat
st we have ever shown at this season. Fresh shipments
lave everything ready for the holidays. Come to see
Christmas shopping easy.
iy Bargain House

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