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Office No 61
Residence, No. 17
. Wednesday, June 1.
fcOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mrs. Maggie Hill is a beloved vis
itor in Edgefield.
Mr. B. T. Rainsford of Greenwood
spent Sunday in' Edgefield.
Miss Grace Dobson has returned
from a delightful visit in Augusta.
Miss Mary Nicholson is at home
from Lander College for her summer
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Harling came
. from Plum Branch and spent Sun
day and Monday in Edgefield.
The Music Club will meet with
Miss Ruth Tompkins Wednesday af
ternoon, June 8th at 4:30 o'clock.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett, who has been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Cleve
Sand at Marietta has returned home.
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman left this
morning for Cincinnati, Ohio, to visit
her daughty, Mrs. Preston Wright.
Mrs. Lucy Reed Strother returned
to Columbia Monday after a visit to
relatives here in her former home.
A large shipment of Georgette
Blouses arrived this week.
How many June brides will Edge
field supply for Cupid? One for to
day, the first day, makes a very good
The Winthrop girls, Misses Eliza
beth Rives, Hazel Dorn, Sarah Lyon,
and Bessie Dunovant arrived for
their vacation Friday.
The regular monthly meeting of
the American Legion will be held the
first Tuesday night in June, being
the 7th day of the month.
Miss Marie Blackwell of Parksville,
has been the guest of her aunt, Mrs.
Lemie Talbert at the hospitable coun
try home of Mr. John M. Mays.
Mr. Orlando Sheppard was called
to Columbia Tuesday in connection
with his duties as chairman of the
board of visitors of the Citadel.
Mr. M. B. Tucker says he has ripe
tomatoes in his garden which so far
as our information goes entitles him
to the first prize for earliest tomatoes.
Mrs. J. L. Mims and Mrs. J. P.
Nixon are Edgefield's represntatives
at a woman's missionary meeting of
the first division at Antioch today.
There will be no services in the
Baptist church next Sunday. Sunday
school at the usual hour. After that
everybody will attend the tent meet
Miss Charlotte Strother is repre
senting the Edgefield Trinity Branch
of the Auxiliary at the conference
which convenes in Greenville this
Mr. Harold Norris has accepted a
position in Memphis, Tenn., and will
leave Friday for his new field. The
best wishes of his Edgefield friends
will accompany him.
.Mr. W. W. Adams will erect an
attractive residence on the lot ad
joining the home of his mother, Mrs.
Hattie W. Adams. Mr. W. S. G.
Heath has the contract.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Cheatham, Jr.,
are here visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
G. Heath. Mr. Cheatham was reared
in Edgefield, and his boyhood friends
have greeted him very cordially.
Large crowds attend the revival
-services, especially the nigh^t services.
At the close of the day's work scores
and hundreds motor many miles to
hear Mr. Bridgers' earnest sermons.
The Telephone Company has just
issued a new directory for the John
ston and Edgefield exchanges. The
Johnston exchange has 183 subscrib
ers and the Edgefield exchange 140.
Mr. Carroll P. Mays and Eddie
Talbert left on Thursday for Beck
ley, West Virginia to visit Dr. and
Mrs. Charles S. Smith. Mrs. Smith
was Miss Mary Talbert before her
Major and Mrs. T. J. Lyon motor
ed down from Greenwood to attend
the splendid recital given by Miss
Fanny Sheppard's music pupils last
Friday evening and have remained
for a visit in their old home.
A shipment" of voile dresses arrived
The friends of Miss Viola Melli
champ will be pleased to learn that
she is convalescing from a surgical
operation in the hospital in Colum
bia, her tonsils and appendix having
The friends of Mr. William Hol
lingsworth congratulate him upon his
graduation from the Auburn Poly
technic Institute, having completed
the course in one year. He made a
Miss Janice Morgan who has been
teaching in Inman, Spartanburg coum
ty, is enjoying her summer vacation
at home. She has been offered sev
eral schools for next session^ but has
not decided which she will accept.
Dr. and Mrs. John McGrath of New
York are here visiting relatives. Dr.
McGrath will return to New York
after a week or ten days but /Mrs.
McGrath and their interesting chil
dren will remain in Edgefield for a
All lovers of baseball who reside
within reach of the series of games
that will be played at Johnston, Ridge
Spring, Batesburg and Saluda will be
interested in the schedule of games
that is published this week on the
front page of The Advertiser.
Prof. Charles F. Brooks left yes
terday for his former hime in Lau
rens, after closing his second year as
superintendent of the Edgefield grad
ed and high schools. Prof. Brooks
made many warm personal friends
during his two years' stay in Edge
Mrs. T. A. Hightower has returned
from the hospital in Spartanburg
greatly improved in health to the de
light of her Edgefield friends. Mrs.
Hightower is deeply grateful to her
Edg?field friends who wrote her a
number of letters while she was
away in the hospital.
In publishing the advertisement of
Firestone tires in this issue on our
seventh page we made an error by
placing the name of Mr. W. W.
Adams at the bottom as local sal?s
agent. So in order to state it correct
ly we have reproduced the Firestone
advertisement on our fifth page giv
ing the name of Mr. G. W. Adams as
local sales agent.
Mr. W. W. Fuller, Mr. W. S. . G.
Heath, Mr. C. M. Mellichamp and his
two little sons motored to Columbia
Friday to attend the preliminary
hearing of the white men who are
charged with robbing a number of
postoffices in South Carolina, it be
ing possible that they are the men
who robbed the office here. The pre
liminary hearing was postponed un
til some time next week.
Notwithstanding the "hard times,"
the people of Edgefield are responsive
to airworthy appeals. In fact, have
you ever seen a time when they were
not responsive? A collection was tak
at the tent meeting Sunday morning,
about $300 being called for to pay
for the rental of tent and other ex
penses incident to the meeting. When
calls were made for voluntary contri
butions the responses came thick and
fast, the desired amount being soon
Evangelist Bridgers, accompanied
by Mr. Carroll Rainsford, motored
to Greenwood Sunday afternoon to
invite Bishop Darlington, who.deliv
ered the commencement sermon at
Lander college Sunday, to come to
Edgefield and preach one or more
times at the tent meeting, but Bishop
Darlington is so busily engaged in
assisting in the educational eompaign
now being waged by the Southern
Methodist church that he was unable
to accept the invitation.
Mr. J. W. Thompson accompanied
his daughter, Miss Emma Thompson,
to Edgefield yesterday after attending
the graduating exercises at Fassifern,
Hendersonville, N. C., where she
graduated. Mr. Thompson will return
to his home today, being accompa
nied by his children, little Katherine
and Thomas Thompson. Miss Emma
will remain in Edgefield some time
and will later be accompanied to her
home in Edgefield ptuou.fn ffixzfifl
home by Miss Kate Butler.
This morning at 11:30 o'clock Miss
Mabel Clare Reel and Mr. Alonzo
Melvin Deitz will be married at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Reel. A fuller notice will
be published in next week's Adver
One thirty-foot steel tank; one
one-horse electric motor; one Weston
& Brocker sewerage disposal ceptic
tank; one pump and jack; 60 feet of
5-11. , B. B. JONES.
Mass Meeting Called.
At the request of the trustees of
the Edgefield school district, The Ad
vertiser announces that a mass meet
ing will be held in the court house
to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon at
six o'clock to consider matters of im
portance concerning the Edgefield
school. A large attendance upon this
meeting is desired. Our school is sec
ond in importance only to our church
es and when the. trustees call upon the
people for a meeting there should be
a large attendance.
Successful Potato Growers.
Early in the year Mr. J. H. Nichol
son and Rev. G. W. M. Taylor enter
ed into a copartnership to grow Irish
potatoes this year, Mr. Taylor hav
ing been reared in Virginia where
growing this crop is quite an exten
sive enterprise. They planted about
four acres the latter part of Febru
ary and have been quite successful.
Up to this time they have harvested
about sixty barrels of potatoes from
two acres, realizing about $6.00 per
barrel.' Mr. Nicholson says potatoes
at that price beat cotton at the pres
ent price of the staple.
The Dixie Highway.
Although it cost the county a pile
of money, the Dixie Highway is about
?finished and is the pride of the peo
ple. It traverses Edgefield county and
is a main artery of travel for peo
ple not only of this and adjoining
States, but for the far away sections
as well. It is not uncommon to see
cars passing almost every day bearing
the name-plate of Canada or some
extreme northwestern State. This
splendid new thoroughfare should in
spire our people to modernize other
highways in the country-but let's
do it on a less expensive scale.
Meeting of W. C. T. U.
June 6th, four o'clock with Mrs. J.
H. Reel, hostess. \
Subject, Tenperance and Missions.
Songs-Some Glad Day and Must
I Go Empty Handed?
Vocal Solo, Miss Margaret May.
Chinese Students Appeal-Mrs. J.
Peking Daily Replies to American
Brewers-Mrs. A. A. Woodson.
Activities of W. C. T. U. in Nor
way and Sweden-Miss Eliza Mims.
Piano Solo-Miss Helen Dorn.
Plan for picnic at County Home.
The Tent Meeting.
From the opening day there has
been a steady increase in the attend
ance upon the tent meeting and there
has also been a steady increase in the
interest taken in the services. Mr.
Bridgers has a kindly, persuasive man
ner which enables him to get very
close to the people, never driving
them away by abuse and severe crit
icism. As a choir leader Mr. Jenkins
makes the services pleasing and ef
fective. The meeting is reaching all
ages and all classes. Friday morning
a special service will be held for the
old people of the community. Satur
day afternoon the tent will be given
over to a service for.the colored peo
ple by Mr. Bridgers;
Two Young Physicians.
Monday night when the commence
ment exercises of the Medical Depart
ment of the University of Georgia
.were held in the opera house in Au
gusta two Edgefield young men, Dr.
Luther Byrd and Dr. Watson Talbert,
the former being the son of Mr. T. E.
Byrd of Cleora and the latter the
son of Mr. T. G. Talbert. Of course,
Dr. Talbert is now from McCormick
county but Edgefield county reared
him and still claims him. These two*
young men have made a good record
at the medical college and are now
full pledged physicians. Dr. Byrd has
accepted a position as intern at the
University hospital in order to gain
some practical experience before lo
cating eslewhere for the practice of
medicine. We have not been inform
ed of Dr. Talbert's plans.
University of South Carolina
Entrance examinations to the
University of South Carolina will be
held by the County Superintendent
of Education at the County Court
House Friday, July 8, 1921, at 9 a.
The University offers varied cours
es of study in science, literature, his
tory, law and business. The expenses
are moderate and many opportunities
for self support are offered. Scholar
ships are available. Military train
ing is compulsory for Freshmen and
Sophomores, Reserve Officers Train
For full particulars write to
President W. S. CURfeELL.
University of South Carolina,
Columbia, S. C.
Recital by the Vocal Students
of Signora de Fabritiis.
The music club has invited Sig
nora de Fabritiis to arrange for an
evening in Edgefield under the aus
pices of the club. Edgefield is pecu
liarly fortunate in having this oppor
tunity of hearing these young artists
sing and also give some piano solos.
The musicale will take place on the
evening of Thursday, June 9, at the
residence of Mrs. B. B. ones, where
one of the most splendid pianos in
town will make the program so much
the more excellent.
The following program will be
Caro Mio Ben-Gioidani and Nel
cor piu non mi sento-Paisiello by
Miss-Dorothy Jane Scallin.
Chantons les amours de Jeanne,
and Berg?re Legere-18th century
arranged by Weckerlin by Miss Mar
Arabesque-Debussey, and The
Sea-Palmgren by Miss Miriam Lan
Goodnight Beloved-Nevin, The
Star-Rogers; Sleep That Flits
Carpenter; Who'll Buy My Laven
der-German, by Miss Scallin.
Pale Moone-F. K. Logan; Since
We Parted-Allitaen; Ecstacy-Mrs.
H. H. Beach, by Miss Ruth Tomp
The Dendelion, Naughty Tulip,
Chrysanthemum-Mary Turner Sal-,
ter, by Miss Wall.
Mathnata, Serenata-P. Tosti, by
Miss Elizabeth Bussey.
An admission fee of 25 cents will
be 'collected at the door.
THE WORLD'S BIBLE.
Annie Johnson Flint
Christ has no hands but our hands,
To do his work to-day; .
He has no feet but our feet
To lead men in his way;
He has no tongues but our tongues,
To tell men how he died;
He has no help* but our help,
To bring them to His side.
We are the only Bible
The careless world will read;
We are the sinner's gospel,
, We are the s?offer's creed;
We are the Lord's last message,
Given in deed and word;
What if the type is crooked
What if the print is blurred?
What if our hands are busy
With other work t?an His?
What if our feet are walking
Where sin's allurement is?
What if our tongues are speaking
Of things His lips would spurn?
How can we hope to help Him
And hasten His return?
Father And Son.
Edgar A. Guest.
Be more than his dad,
Be a chum to the lad;
Be a part of his life
Every hour of the day;
Find time to talk with him,
Take time to walk with'him,
Share in his studies
And share his play; '
Take him to places,
To ball games and races,
Teach him the things
That you want him to know;
Don't live apart from him,
Don't keep your heart from him,
Be his best comrade,
He's needing you so!
Never neglect him,
Though young, still respect him,
Hear his opinions
With patience and pride;
Show him his error,
But be not a terror,
Grim visaged and fearful,
When he's at your side.
Know what his thoughts are,
Know what his sports are,
Know all his playmates,
It's easy to learn to
Be such a father
That when troubles gather
You'll be the first one
For council he'll turn to.
You can inspire him
With courage, and fire him
Hot with ambition
For deeds that are good;
He'll not betray you
Nor illy betray you,
If you have taught him
The things that you should.
Father and son
Must in all things be one
Partners in trouble
And comrades in joy.
More than a dad
Was the best pal you had;
Be such a chum
As you knew, to your boy.
. As the Federal Land Bank will re
sume the making of loans to farmers,
I will receive and file applications for
loans for farmers.
. S. McG. SIMKINS.
Throughout the country there are many
farmers with tired teams worrying about
work that needs doing promptly and at the
lowest cost per bushel. But there is also a
rapidly growing army of Power farmers
everywhere who know for a certainty that
the Fordson and the Oliver No. 7 Plow
work together not only for a quicker and'
better plowing job but for one that showa
greater accomplishment at a less cost
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H. G. EIDSON
Johnston, S. C.
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It'? as free as air. No matter what your trouble may
be, jost let it be known and advice will come piling
The old maid knows jnst how to rear children,
the bachelor knows just how a wife should be handled,
and. even a bald-headed druggist can sell bair tonic
and get away with it. But the advice you seek, not
the kind.that is volunteered, is the kind y ou want.
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