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Wednesday, December 10.
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Mrs. Lucy Dugas arrived in
Edgefield on Tuesday for a visit.
Capt. George Norris of Colum
bia paid Edgefield a visit this week.
Mr. B. M. Lee and little daugh
ter spent the week-end with ni s
brother Dr. R. G. Lee.
Mrs. Osmond Williams is visit
ing her mother Mrs. Maggie Hill,
having been in the Hospital for
some time in Columbia.
Seal your Christmas packages
with Red .Cross Seals.
Dr, and Mrs. Chas. S. Smith
and little Miss Dorris are now vis
iting Mrs. Lemie Talbert.
Mr. W. Jasper Talbert spent
this week-end with his mother
Mrs. Lemie Talbert,
Miss Mary Poppenheim of Char
leston, Ei-Prpsident General of the
Southern Dauehters of the Con
federacy visited Mrs. Mamie N.
Tillman this week.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard and Mr.
J. L. Mims are attendinga meet
ing of the board of visitors of the
Citadel m Charleston to-day.
Dr. R. G. Lee has arranged a
welcome service for the Episcopal
rector and the new Methodist pas
- tor. The public is cordially invited.
We beg the indulgence of our
readers for the delay and other
shortcomings of this issue, as our
linotype machine has balked worse
than a Texas broncho this week.
Help is a good cause by buying
Red Cross Christmas Seals.
Mr. Charlie Brooks, Mr. E. H.
Crews and Misses June Rainsford
and Helen Nicholson motored to
Laurens Friday afternoon and re
mained until Sunday afternoon.
Mr. J. L. Mims will erect two
six-room bungalows on the lots be
tween fthe homes of Mr. R. T.
Hill and Mr. J. L. Addison, facing
the east. Orders have already been i
placed for much of the material.
Material is being-placed on the
ground for the new hotel. The
contractors state that they have
placed orders for practically every
part of the building so as to fore
stall delay in shipment.
Every Ked Cross Christmas
Seal bought helps to stamp out
Mr. Orlando Sheppard went to
, Charleston Sunday to attend the
Masonic Grand Lodge. Mr. J. G.
Holland expected to attend to rep
resent Concordia Lodge but was
prevented from doing so. Grove
lodge is represented by Mr. F. P.
Walker and Red Hill lodge by Mr.
J. E. Johnson.
Mr. A. A. Edmunds has moved
into his town mansion and is tak
ing transient and regular boarders,
having seven of the latter at this
writing. He will soon add eight
rooms to his property which will
enable him to further provide for
those who are seeking bed and
board. Mr. Edmunds' large board
ing house is filling a great need in
Edgefield at this time.
Urge your friends to buy Red
Cross Christmas Seals.
A Surprise Marriage.
An Edgefield marriage
that was altogether a surprise to
everybody except a few intimate
friends of the bride and bride
groom, took place here Friday af
ternoon at 3 o'clock. At that
hour Dr. R. G. Lee, pastor, of the
Baptist church, united Miss Eloise
Hart, the only daughter ot Mr. and
Mrs. James E. Hart, and J. S.
Scurry, in the bonds of wedlock at
the parsonage. They were mo
tored at once by friends to Aiken
where they boarded the train for
Charleston. Miss Hart was a high
school pupil and attended school
as usual in the forenoon which
caused many of her most intimate
friends to be unsuspecting of her
plans. Both Mr. and Mrs. Scurry
are very popular in Edgefield, and
they have a host of friends who
wish them all possible joy and
We carry a large and complete
6tock of men's fine suits.' Come and
pick your fall suit and save '$10.
'Death of Mr. George West.
On Sunday night Nov. 23, Mr.
Georg? West died at the home of
his soc. Mi. Brooker West near
Cleora, after an illness of several
months. He was buried at Reho
both church of which he was a
member, on Monday, his pastor
Rev. J. W. Kesterson, officiating.
Mr. West left the following
sons; P. B. West, Gillam, K. T.,
and one daughter, Mrs. J. B. Gil
D. A. R. Meeting.
The members of Old Ninety
Six District Chapter will meet at
the home of Mrs. J. D. Holstein,
Tuesday afternoon, December 16th,
at 3:30 o'clock. In view Of the
change made by last Continental
Congress requiring dues in Janua
ry, payment is necessary iu Decem
ber, in order to reach Washington
on the required date. Therefore all
members are requested to go pre
pared tO pay both national and
state dues. Those unable to at
tend will please mail check to cov
er same to Mrs. James R. Cantelou,
treasurer, in order that she may
send dues to respective headquar
ters on second of January, 1920.
SARAH R. COLLETT,
Methodist Church Announce
Rev. G. W. Taylor, the new
Pastor of the Edgefield Methodist
Church has arrived and with his
family occupies the Parsonage on
Main Street. Mr. Tavior was re
cently transferred from thc Virgi
nia Conference to fill the Edge
held appointment which was left
vacant at the last session of the
Upper South Carolin? Conference.
For the past fifteen years Mr.
Taylor bas filled appointments in
the cities of Richmond, Norfolk
and Newport Newe, Virginia. He
served in the late war as Chaplain
and was the Chaplain of the 111th
F. A. the entire time of service.
He spent eleven months in France
with the regiment.
Mr. Taylor will preach each
Sunday morning and evening at
Edgefield with the exception of
the first Sunday morning and the
third Sunday evening at which
time be will preach at the Trenton
He will preach next Sunday at
Edgefield 11:30 a. m., and 7:15 p.
m. It is expected that a large
congregation will greet the new
Pastor at both services.
Great Lyceum Attraction.
The Smith-Spring-Holmes Or
chestral Quartet is one of the finest
companies on the Lyceum plat
form today. This is a very diver
sified program and if you are not
especially fond of one class of
music you have just to be patient
a little while and you will oome
into your own
Almost all of us are like our
honored townsman Mr. A. S.
Tompkins who declares himself
opposed to a wholemeal with noth
ing to eat but butter. This pro
gram will be full and varied, a
regular Thanksgiving or Christ
mas dinner with turkey and cran
berries and all, fruit cake and
charlotte-russe, mints and coffee.
Do not let anything keep you away
from this feast. Remember that
the Civic League is trying to give
good wholesome pleasure to our
people, and ? they need your co
operation. Co-operation is the
biggest word of the hour, and we
can't get along without your co
operation. Remember the Date,
Monday, December 15th.
Card of Thanks.
We take this means of express
ing our thanks to our friends and
neighbors for their kindness to us
during the illness of our father.
R. T. West,
J. G. West.
P. B. West?
) Mrs. J. B. Gilchrist.
I hereby give notice that I posi
tively forbid hunting, fishing and
ail other form of trespassing upon
all lands I control. All who fail to
heed this notice will be prosecuted
un der the law, without exception.
JOHN P. MEALING.
Ail persons are hereby warned
nOt to hunt or trespass in anyway
On lands owned or controlled by
me. This means that you"are asked
off and gentlemen will dO it.
G. T. Swearingen.
Wade Barrington Lott Honored
A bronze tablet was unveiled at
the First Baptist Church of Americut
Ga., on Nov. 10, to the memory o..
two young men who had died in thc
service of their country. One of these
brave boys was Wade Barrington
Lott who died while in active service
at Parris Island. The tablet is a hand
some work of art, 18 by 24 inches.
The services were conducted by Dr.
Chas. W. Minor. This noble boy was
a son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Lott
who formerly lived at Johnston and
was a nephew of Mrs. W. B. Cogburn
Notice of Sale
Thursday, Dec. 18th, 1919 I will
sell at ll o'clock A. M. at publie out
cry at my home place located 7 miles
south of Johnston, S. C. the follow
ing described property:
2 mules, 2 two-horse wagons, 1
mower and rake; 2 stalk cutters, 1
piano; 1 sewing machine. Also a nunr
ber of plow stocks, harrows, planters,
distributors and a number of other
farming implements. Also a lo: of
H. W. JACKSON
Horse shoeing done at my shop in a
first class manner. I have employed
a man who can do the work in the
most approved manner. Try us. Sat
A. L. KEMP.
News From Cleora
The long looked for rain has come
at last and according to the "Dutch
Prophet" we will want to stop it be
fore it does. We were afraid to wait
for rain to sow grain for fear that
when it began it would rain half of
the winter. We scratched it in among
the clods and it couldn't come up un
til it rained so guess it will come now.
A pretty good acreage was put in but
owing to the dry weather it will all be
Mr. George West died Nov. 23rd
at his son's residence, Mr. Brookes
West, where he had made his home
for the last year. He had been ill for
about six months. He was 69 years of
Our school opened on Nov. 15th
with Miss Belle McLaughlin as princi
pal and Mrs. Laura Cain assistant
with about 45 scholars. They will
have a lunch party Friday night, the
19th of December, to raise money for
some improvements in the school and
to buy some school furniture.
Messrs. Quarles and Body are do
ing a good business selling and trad
ing stock at Mr. Louis Quarles place.
Mrs. Susan B. Hill was up last Mon
day looking after her farming inter
Messrs. Brooks West and Hubbard
Williams have rented Mr W. T. Reel's
store and farm and will move about
the 1st of Jan. Mr. Reel and family
will move to- Edgefield.
Mr. P. B. Thomas will move to
Edgefield the first of January and Mr
George Strom will move to his place.
Mr. John Shirley and brother have
bought Mr. C. M. Thomas's place and
will take charge the first of the year.
L R Brunson, Jr., has started his
saw mill again, sawing for Mr. Shive.
The Griffis brothers have bought a
mill and engine and are sawing Mr.
John Griffis' timber on Crooked Run
with 2 saws mills in hearing. You
can't buy any lumber. The pries is
out of sight.
We have ONE good road now from
here to Edgefield for the first time in
four years. The road has been ?clocat
ed most of the way and has been tak
en out of the deep cuts where it can
drain and dry out, which makes it
better than it has ever been.
Mr. Prescott Morg?n has rented
and moved to Mr. John DeLaughter's
place near Red Hill.
Cleora, S. C.
STRAYED: Friday, Dec. 5, one bay
horse, small white blaze on face-one
white sock on leg, high-holds high
head. Marked with "C" on one hip
with "S" in the ."C" Shod all around.
Johnston, S. C. Rt. 3, Box 46.
Peter's "Diamond Brand" shoes
are made of solid leather at the best
prices. We have them in all styles
I you want a stylish shoe that lasts
and gives satisfaction, buy our Walk
Good News for Christmas Shoppers
Big Reduction Sale Now On
Large and Complete Stock of Ladies and
Men's Suits and Overcoats
Every style of the season you can possibly want. Hundreds of patterns represented.
Our price represents a special reduction from our well-know low prices. This will
bring to Israel Mukashy men who know how scarce good clothing at a low price today.
SUITS ! One, two and three button styles, single and double breasted. Plain blue,
Oxford gray, fancy mixtures and worst stripes. $.'50.00 values at $34.50.
Special Christmas Bargains in Ladies' R?ady-to-Wear
We have on hand a large stock of coat suits and cloaks that we are selling at greatly
Enjoy Christmas with a new pair of WALK-OVER Shoes. We carry a complete
stock of the famous Walk-Over shoes. They are the best money can buy. Having
ordered them before the present advance in price you have the advantage of getting
your choice Walk-Over shoes at a saving of from $2.00 to $5.00.
Bay yoar boy one of our stylish suits and save at least $5.00. Yes, parents, bring your boys to our
store and get th3m fitted up and make them happy. If you want to wear nothing bnt the best, wear our
NOTASEME hosiery. We have a complete stock of lisle and silk hose for every member/of the family.
For Christmaa we are selling them at special rednced prices.
Why worry about what to buy for a Christmas present? We will be glad to show you our fine line
of gloves. A fine pair of Hutchins <fc Potter's gloves will be appreciated by ladies as well as gentlemen.
Sweaters, all shades and all styles. Get one and keep warm.
We are prepared with a large stock and will be glad to show you around. Quality,
service and satisfaction is the motto at
Edgefleld, S. C.
United States Kailroad Administration
Director General of Eailroads
Arrival and Departure of Passenger Trains
Edgefield, South Carolina
Southern Railroad Lines
6:55 a. m.__.Trenton and Columbia.-;.__9:45 a. m
8:40 a. m._.Trenton and Augusta_.7:50 a. m.
10:40 a. m_..Trenton, Aiken, Augusta, Columbia,
Washington and New York_2:00 p. m.
8:05 p. m._.?Trenton, Columbia and Augusta.".9:00 p. m.
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