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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
Wednesday, October 3.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
At the Movies Friday night, Oc
tober 5th, "The leland of Regen
eration," in six parts-price 20cts.
Mrs. T. H. Rainsford is in Green
wood this week, visiting Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Nicholson.
Sheriff W. R. Swearingen has
sold his farm five miles northwest
of Edgefield to Mr. Charlie Turner.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hughes and
baby of Abbeville are guests in the j
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hughes
on Columbia street.
Miss June Rainsford left today
(Wednesday) for New York where
she goes to study library methods
and take other courses at Columbia
Miss Elizabeth Rainsford went
over to Columbia this week to an
executive meeting of the Woman's
Council of Defense of which she is j
Keep constantly in mind that
Saturday, October 13, has been set
apart as Work Day for the orphans.
Let the special contribution be as |
large as possible.
Mr. D. R. Coker has appointed
J. L. Mims publicity campaign
manager for the food conservation
campaign for Edgefield county.
Fuller information will be given
Mr. John A. Holland, of Green
wood, has been spending several
days in Edgefield, looking after
business matters in this vicinity.
He has sold 19 pianos in the past
Mrs. J. L. Mims spent Tuesday io
Columbia with Mrs. Mamie N. Till
man who is under treatment in the
hospital. Her friends will be
pleased to learn that she is steadily
gaining her strength.
The friends of Mr. Stevens
Scurry who has been sick at the
home of his bather, Mr. J. R.
Scurry, are delighted that is now
convalescent and will be able to re
turn to his post with Dorn & Mirna
in less than a week.
There is no better cotton market
in tbis section than the Edgefiield
market. The large number of
wagons on the public square every
day loaded with cotton shows that
the people realize the advantages
offered by this market.
Mr. Rutenstein announces his
annual fall opening this week in a
full page advertisement, in which he
offers for a limited time some very
low prices. Read what he says and
profit by the reductions he is making
on seasonable merchandise.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett returned
on Wednesdaj' from a visit to
.Greenwood where she went to visit
her brother, who was so seriously
injured in the lot's of his foot re
cently. Mr. Reynolds is doing well
in, the Greenwood hospital.
The subject of discourse this Sun
day in the Presbyterian church is:
The things that have failed to solve
the problems of live. The service
is at 11:15 sharp. At Trenton re
member that the hour for service
this Sunday night is 8 o'clock.
Mr. John Montgomery, of Co
lumbia, and Mr. William Birming
ham and Mr. Charles Nash, of Pitts
burgh, Pa., were guests in the home
of Mr. and Mrs.B. B.Jones Sunday
and Monday. Mr. Birmingham and
Mr. Nash stationed at Camp Han
Mrs.'E. P. Arthur has leased her
farm and will move to town in order
to be nearer Edgefield's excellent
school. She has rented Mrs. Mallie
Dom's cottage, and will offer ser
vices to the people here as seams
tress. We are confident that Mrs.
Arthur will be liberally patronized.
Mr. J. M. Wright has purchased
the farm of Mr. Joe T. Herlong on
the Edgefield-Johnston road and
will move bis family in a short time.
.Mr. Wright already owns a farm
almost adjoining the Herlong place.
The purchase of this property gives
him a desirable frontage on the
The Edgefield friends of Mrs.
Margaret Stevens, one of the oldest j
residents of the Meeting Street com- j
munity, were deeply pained to learn
that she fell from the piazza steps of |
her home Thursday and fractured
her hip. The injury is all the more
serious and regrettable because of
her advanced age.
Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., has arrived
in Edgefield and is being very cordially
greeted by her friends.
Attention is directed to the advertise
ment of the Edgefield Mercantile Com
pany in this issue. Read what is said
of their large stock of furniture, stoves,
rugs, buggies, harness, etc. v
The Edgefield chapter, U. D. C.,
will meet with Miss Annie DeLoach
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
This is a very important meeting
and a full attendance is urged.
The Red Hill school opened Mon
day morning with Prof. Tucker of
Woodruff as principal and Misses
Alpha Hammond and Hortense
Woodson as assistants. Addresses
were made at the opening by Mr.
W. W. Fuller and Hon. N. G. Evans.
W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will meet on Monday
afternoon at 4 o'clock with Mrs. W.
L. Dunovant in Buncombe. This
will be the meeting on Scientific
Temperance Instruction, and aiso
when a report of the year's work
will be made by each officer and
superintendent. This will be very
interesting, as the organization has
done, perhaps the best work in its
history during this year.
Enters Sixteenth Year.
Tuesday the board of county com
missioners re-elected Mr. J. R.
Scurry as steward of the County
Home. For 15 years Mr. Scurry,
with the assistance of his good wife,
has conducted the affairs of the
County Home in a most satisfactory
manner. Not only bas he managed
the business or executive end of the
work faithfully and well but has
always been thoughtful and consider
ate of the comfort and welfare of
the inmates of the Home. The
board acted wisely in electing Mr.
Scurry for another year.
Liberty Loan Committee Formed
In order to dispose of the second
issue of Liberty loan or war bonds
in 40 days every community through
out the country will be organized as
quickly as possible. Mr. A. E.
Padgett has been appointed chair
man of the committee for Edgefield
and he has selected the following
gentlemen to co-operate with him in
this patriotic undertaking : Ex-Go v.
J. C. Sheppard, J. L. Mims. W. A.
Byrd, J. H. Allen, L. W. Cheatharn
and Hon. J. Wm. Thammond. The
people of the community should
respond to the patriotic call to in
vest in the Liberty Loan bonds.
Meeting of the Bald Eagle
The Bald Eagle Chapter will
meet at the home of Mrs. J. M.
Lawton on Saturday afternoon, Oct.
G, at 4:30 o'clock. The children
are asked to bring the money they
have saved for their French Orphan
and the baby garments they have
been able to collect for the "baby
I hope, all of the children will
come as there is business of impor
tance to be discussed, and our plans
will have to be perfected for our
float in the Carnival and our booth.
I would like each child to be able
to say what amount of candy she
Mrs. Agatha A. Woodson,
Special to the Public.
In view of the fact that fifty
three colored men will leave Fri
day, 5th inst., for the camp at Co
lumbia, S. C., We, the colored peo
ple of Edgefield county, together,
with the co-operation of the white
people, have arranged to give them
a reception at A. M. E. church hall,
between the hours of 9 and 10
All men on their arrival will re
port to proper authorities, after
which said authorities will allow
them to spend one hour with the
colored people of the town.
All colored teachers and scholars
are asked to join us at the church
J W. Shaw.
Card of Thanks.
We desire to express our profound
gratitude for the many kindnesses
shown by relatives, and friends du
ring the late illness and death of
ray wife and our mother. We trust
that we shall in some way be able
to return the kindness to the friends
and neighbors who were so atten
T. L. Miller,
W. T. Miller,
E. Murphey Miller,
Geo. L. Miller.
FOR SALE: A registered Guern
sey bull four years old; price $100.
Apply to L. R. Brunson, Cleora,
Every Household Should be Re
Colombia, S. C., October 2 "Food
Will Win the Wra:" is the slogan
which has been adopted by the
United States food administration
in the drive to register 20,000,000
Americans in the food saving cause.
The government has called for the
registration of 200,000 or more
South Carolinians. Th9 great cam
paign will be held October 21 to 28.
D, R. Coker, South Carolina food
administrator, has called for the
services of 6,000 men of the State to
act as volunteers in registering the
people in the cause which may decide
the war. Three hundred thousand
pledge cards are being printed to be
sent to the county chairman for dis
tribution. Those signing the pledge
cards agree to save food and help
the government. Those joining the
movement will receive valuable food
hints from time to time from the
N. G. Evans, Edgefield, has been
appointed by Mr. Coker as chairman
of Edgefield county. J. L.. Mims
has been selected 2s publicity cam
paign manager for the county. The
government expects 2500 households
to be registered in the county. The
county chairman will need 113
workers to assist him in registering
all of the people of the county.
"We put it over", is the word
that has come from many of the
A. V. Snell, field agent of the
United States food administration is
now makiug a tour uf the State and
will instruct all county chairmen as
to the details of the pledge card
The appeal of the government,
simply, is for the people of South
Carolina to conserve the food supply
and thereby become members of
Fifty-Three Colored Men.
Friday morning at nine o'clock
53 colored men will report to the
local board at Edgefield for military
service. They will leave at 11:15
for Camp Jackson. Dinner will be
provided for them at Trenton. Soon
after they assemble at the court
house they will be given permission
to attend a gathering given them at
the Colored Methodist church by
the colored people of the town. The
following are the names of the first
increment of colored troops to leave.
I. Raiford Dobey, Johnston.
8. Buford Powell, Edgefild, S. C.
II. Willie Grover King, Modoc,
12. Joseph McDaniel, Clark's
Hill, S. C.
' 13. Ossie Glover, Collier, S. C.
18. Jack Harrison, Plum Branch,
19. Pickens Holloway, Cleora, S. C.
21. Avery Williams, Johnston. S. C.
23. Willie Johuston, Trenton,
27. Henry Rice, Johnston, S. C.
29. Charlie Cummings, Jr., kt
31. Emanuel Carroll, Modoc, S. C.
32. Elliott Johnson, Edgefield, S C.
34. Tallie Williams, Trenton,
35. Abram Whitfield Lanham, Clark's
38. Charlie Nicholson,
41. Willie Blair McManus, Edge
42. Henry Burton, Edgefield, S. C
field, S. C.
43. Ernest Key, North Augusta,
45. Herbert Ross, Edgefield, S. C.
47. Arthur W. East, Edgefield, S.C.
48. Yancy Harrison, Plum Branch,
53. Willie Coleman, Johnston, S. C.
54. Willie Jackson, Edgefield, S. C.
60. Isaiah Mims, North Augusta,
62. Mike Lanier, Plum Branch,
65. William Black, Johnston
71. David Burt, Edgefield, S. C.
72. Manse Mays, Trenton, S. C.
74. Jim Simkins, Edgefield, S. C.
75. Willie Oliver,
78. Willie Barnes, Colliers, S. C.
100.? Clarence Preston Bussey
Modoc, S. C.
102. Pierce Mathis. Johnston,
10?. W ill Richarson, Meeting Street,
107. Bosie Williams, Johnston, S C.
109 Walter Luchie.
116. Elliot Goodwin, " "
117. Milledge Ouzts, Trenton,
120. Arthur Johnson, Edgefield, S C
128. Robert Young, Edgefield,
13o! Stewart Price, Trenton, S. C.
133. Daniel Holmes, North Augus
ta, S. C.
138. William Key, Pleasant Lane
150. Theodore C. Shelman, Edge
field, S. C.
153. George Kimball, Edgefield,
164. Ell Burton, Modoc, S. C.
165. Willie Garrett.Modoc, S. C.
172. Walter Jackson, Edgefield, S C
)73. Henry Tanksley.
175. Edward Blount, Tre nton.
184 Quitman Oliphant.
190. George Ware.
Proved Best And
Gave the Quickest]
MRS. SULLIVAN IS CONVINC
ED OF ITS SUPERIORITY
GLADLY GIVES DE
GEEENYILLE WOMAN SAYS SHE
HAD SO MUCH To ENDURE
FOB LONG WHILE BUT
"Of all the medicines I have evei
taken for the troubles I had, Tanlac
-proved the best and gave me the
quickest relief," declared Mrs. Jan
nie Sullivan, of No. 15 Vant St.,
Greenville, in a statement she gave
May 30th. "When I had began
taking Tanlac I had suffered for
years with indigestion. With this
trouble I had nervous attacks,
and my breath was so short I would
pant for hours as a person who had
been running. " I bad to be very
careful of what I ate, for everything
I ate hurt me more or less. I near
ly always had a headache and
never fe't well.
"The Tanlac quickly ended that
shortness of breath, though, and
m^ stomach soon was strengthened
.and corrected so I ate heartily.and
was not troubled with indigestion.
Those headaches were relieved and
my whole system was regulated and
strengthened. I am glad to recom
Tanlac, the Master Medicine, is
Edgefield, Penn & Holstein.
Cold Springs, H Ernest Quarles.
Edgefield, R F D No 2, J. H.
Johnston, Johnston Drug Com
Modoc, G C McDaniel.
Parksville, Robertson & Cora
Plum Branch, J W Bracknell &
Plum Branch, R F D No 2, E P
Winn & Bro.
Trenton. G W Wise
WANTED.-Two yokes of good,
heavy well-broken oxen. G. T.
Swearingen, Trenton, S. C. 10-3-2t.
Will Keep You Weil S
When yon &
get a terrific
pated or have
any stomach or
liver trouble, a
dose or two of
will put you in
good shape. It
is a p ur el y
vegetable preparation, non-alcoholic :
and acts pleasantly and effectively, i
Concord, ti. H.. Jan. 17. 1917
I wu tick ill months lao? year and tho Doctor '
told BI? to co to Florida. I sot ?orno Granger 1
Lircr reculator In Florida and lt did me good. ?
I Lroccht four bore? home with mo and now I I
un fllillnt a great deal bolter.
(Slimed) II. J. Rowland '
Sold by all druggists-25c a box .
Granger Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Buy it at druggists and
general afaraa cr postpaid
The next regular teachers' exami
nation will be held Saturday, Oct.
6. White applicants will report at
high school building; colored ap
plicants at Macedonia school build
ing. Work begins at 9:3C o'clock.
W. W. FULLER,
Co. Supt. Education.
BIG STOCK OF
We desire to inform our Edgefield friend that our buyers went into
the Northern and Eastern markets early, and we secured the best stock
we have ever bought. We are showing the largest line of Clothing for
Men and Boys that we have ever shown. We also have a big stock of
Staple Dry Goods that we bought early.
Every Department is Chock Full of the Newest
and Best of Everything
We extend a cordial invitation to the ladies to come in to see our
Millinery and Ready-to-Wear Department. We have all of the latest
shapes and trimmings, and our milliners can make just the hat you want
if we haven't it in stock. We are showing the largest assortment of
tailor-made suits for women that has ever been shown in Augusta. All
the new fabrics in the popular colors. Do not fail to come in to. see us
at the same old stand, where many Edgefield people have been trading
Augusta Bee Hive
916-918 Broad Street ABE COHEN, Proprietor
Come to us for your winter foot
wear. We have a large stock of
nothing better made for the money.
We are showing all of the latest
lasts in all of the popular leathers.
What about a new fall suit or
hat? We can fit you and please
you. Come in to see us.
DORN & HIMS
SOME STOKE IT RICH
TO PUTA Ll
IN THE BAN
C0D7riaht 1909. bi C. E. ZinrwermaD C0.--N0. 5i
THERE is no doubt about
money in the bank, it is
sure and positive. Maybe slow, but there
is the satisfaction that it is sure. Posi
tive in every way, both that it will grow,
and that it is safe.
BANK OF EDGEFIELD
OFFICERS : J. C. Sheppard, President; B. E.^Nicholson, vice-President
E. J. Mima, Cashier; J. H. Allen. Assistant Oashier.
DIRECTORS : J. C. Sheppard, Thos. H. Rainsford, John Rainsford, B. E
Nicholson, A. S. Tompkins. C. C. Fuller. E. J. Mims. J. H. Allen]
We Solicit Your Business
Call, write or wire when desirous of information
of cotton market of country.