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Only Nine More Days
Before Our Clearance Sale Will Close
All class of merchandise keep on advancing every day Cotton goods, such as cheviots, ginghams and homespun, retail at 35c. and 50c. You
have the opportunity to buy them during our sale at a sa ? of 15c. and 20c. on each yard. Remember we are not selling you only a few yards at a
cheap price as a bait, but we sell you all you want at fri ?rice advertised.
We are receiving by every mail invoices for new spring goods, and before taking them in we must make room for same, and we are compelled to
sacrifice our profit as we need the room.
Great Clearance Sale of Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks and Coat Suits and Dresses
Every dress in silk, tricotine and serges, prices from $15 to $55, at HALF price*. '.' Two hundred coats, prices ranging from $20 to $65, at HALF of the Price
Two hundred and fifty Coat Suits, prices ranging from $25.00 to $70.00 at ONE-HALF Price
37 ^c value at
In messaline, taffeta and crepe-de-chine, $3.00 value at $1.95
37 %C value at_._26c
36 inch 35 cents value at_22}?c
Two shipments of dresses'in georgette, crepe-de-chine and tric
olette arrived this week.
A new shipment t>f oxfords arrived this week.
35c value at_-22c
ALL WOOL BLANKETS
$22.50 value at_$12.50
$17.50 ladies shoes at_ $10.50
$15.00 ladies shoes at_$9.50
$12.50 ladies shoes at_'._.$7.90
$9.50 ladies shoes at_v__ $6.50
$8.50 ladies shoes at_._$5.50
$6.00 ladies shoes at_$4.50
$4.50 ladies shoes at_$2.50
35 cents value at_-22
36 inch White Homespun, 30 cents value at_17%c
2,000 pair of men's work and dress shoes, prices from $3.00 to
$12.50. We are offering during this sale .for less than wholesale
We have 400 boys' suits and are offering them at a price that you
won't be able to buy soon. '
A saving from 35 cents to 40 cents on each dollar's worth of
clothing you purchase from us during this sale.
jgg ? MIDDY SUITS
rpffil In black serge, $15.00 vaule at
One lot of boys knee pants at __ ___49c
One lot of boys knee pants size upto 18, $1.75 and $2.00
50? men's suits, prices ranging from $20.00 up to $50.00 at a
saving from $5.00 to $15.00 on any suit.
If you haven't already visited our store during our Clearance Sale it will be to your advantage to pay us a visit.
We stand back of every dollar's worth of merchandise you purchase at our store.
RUBENSTEIN'S DEPARTMENT STORE
History Edgefield Caunty Red
The American Red Cross, wishing
to preserve accurate records of the
work done by this organization ' du
ring the war, recently requested each
chapter to write a brief history of its
The original copy is to be kept on
file at the n?tional headquarters in
Washington; one copy at Division
Headquarters and one copy kept on
the chapter files.
The history was to be prepared in
accordance with this outline sent
I. History of Chapter.
II. Work done.
IV. Standing officers in the com
The following letter was received
byMiss Clisby in response to the re
ception of the history which she com
piled as secretary.
My dear Miss Clisby:
The Division Manager of the
Southern Division has forwarded to
this Bureau your chapter history.
This document has been placed in the
archives of the American Red Cross,
and forms a permanent record of the
achievements of your chapter during
the war period. May I not take this
occasion to sincerely thank you and
your co-workers for your co-opera
tion in preparing this document?
Your chapter history, along with
the thousands of others, forms a very
valuable addition to the war records
of the Red Cross. I am sure that
these histories will reflect very inti
mately the splendid spirit of self
sacrifice and patriotic devotion which
has characterized the chapters of the
American Red Cross.
Director Bureau Archives, A. R. C.
Through the initiative and earnest
work of Miss Sarah Collett, the Edge
field Chapter, A. R. C., was organized
in the County Court House on Fri
day, December 7, 1917, with Dr. Jo
siah Morse, State Director of Red
Cross Work, to direct the procedings.
Seventy-five members were enrolled
at this meeting. From December 7,
1917 to May 1, 1919, approximately
twelve hundred members have been
enrolled. As two chapters were per
mitted in this county, the territory
assigned Edgefield in which to organ
ize branches and auxiliaries embrac
es about three hundred and fifty
; The final report of the Extensio
Committee in May 1918, showed thi
a branch had been established in
j Trenton and auxiliaries in the follow
ing communities: Stevens Creek, Cle
ora, Roper's Cross Roads, Colliers,
Flat Rock, Antioch, Red Hill, Pleas
ant Lane, Sweetwater, and Horn's
I Creek. Two auxiliaries were organ
ized among the negroes: The "Good
Samaritan" in town and Science Hill
in the country.
Immediately after the chapter was
organized, Ex-Governor John C.
Sheppard generously gave five rooms
on the second floor of an office build
ing owned by him to be used rent
free as long as needed. These rooms
?were fitted up by the chapter and are
'still in use.
I. Chairman of Chapter and of Ex
ecutive Committee, December 7,
1917 to December 20, 1918-Rev.
R. G. Shannonhouse, Episcopal Rec
II. Vice-Chairman, Founder of the
Chapter-Miss Sarah Collett, Decem
ber 7, 1917 to December 20, 1918.
III. Treasurer-Mrs. R. C. Pad
'gett, Dec?mber 7, 1917 to April 6,
IV. Treasurer-Mr. Ernest E.
Padgett, April 6 1918- ?
V. Secretary-Miss Hortense Pad
(Continued on Page Six)
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Marker or Headstone, it will be to
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Large assortment of finished mon
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Workmanship and materials first
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One Block South Union Sta.
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The Old Standard jpeneral strentfhening tonic,
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We insure your property againtl
FIRE, WINDSTORM or LIGHT
and do so cheaper than any Com
pany in existence.
Remember, we are prepared to
prove to you that ours is the safest
and cheapest plan of insurance
Our Association is now licensed
to write Insurance in the counties
of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
mick, Edgefield, Laurens, Saluda,
Richland, I exington, Calhoun and
The officers are: Gen. J. Frasei
Lyon, President, Columbia S. C..
J. R. Blake. Gen. Agent, Secty. and
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. 0. Grant, Mt Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Greenwood, S. C.
A. W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
R. H. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
J. Fraser Lyon, Columbia, S. C.
W. C. Bates, Batesburg, S .C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE,
Greenwood, S. C.
January 1, 1920.
Notice of Forfeiture.
One Ford touring car, the 3ame be
ing the identical property seized of
M. F. Huffman on December 27th,
1919., while transporting One Copper
Worm in violation of Section 3450.
Notice is hereby given that any
person claiming the above property
must give bond to the Collector of
Internal Revenue on or before Feb
ruary 5th 1920, or the same will be
declared forfeited to the United
T. J. M. SCOTT,
Deputy Collector. (
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