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VOL. 87
EDGEFIELD, S. C.; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1922. No- 19'
Tubercular Clinic to be Held.
Prayer Meeting by Young
People. New Century
Club Met.
On July 8th a Tubercular Clinic
will open up here and a special nurse
and physician will examine, free of
charge, all desiring. This is operated
by the state and the nurse comes here
from Orangeburg county, where i
good work was carried on. It is hoped
that much interest will be aroused
over this and that friends who know
know of those that would like an ex
amination will give publicity to the
Mrs. Frank Weirse and little
daughter have returned to Charles
ton, being accompanied by Miss Iso
line Westmoreland.
The Johnston union, W. C. T. U.
joined in with the Edgefield union
on Jennie Cassaday's birthday, and
spread a picnic for the inmates of
the county home. This is a beautiful
work on the part of the W. C. T. U.,
and their coming is always eagerly]
anticipated by the inmates. A contest
was arranged of song and recitation
for their pleasure and in this little
Miss Ruth Sawyer won the prize for
the best recitation and Nora Berry,
in song. Those competing were mem
bers of tbe Johnston L. T. L.
Mr. Wiley Derirck has been quite
sick for the past week.
Miss Tishie Walton and Mr. Mat
Walton of the Good Hope section,
are visiting in the home of Mr. W.
T. Walton.
Misses Betsy McFali and Carolyn
Epps are expected this week to visit
Miss Mary Walker.
. Mr. and Mrs; Herlong are at home
from a short visit to Newberry.
Mr. F. L. Parker, Jr., is now at
home having graduated with honors
at S. C. University.
Misses Ola and Ella Smith are at
home from the eastern section of the
state where they have been teaching.
rJ Mrs. David 'Phillips of Springfield,
is visiting in the home" of her mother,
Mrs. Mary Waters.
Officers of the Girls' Auxiliary,
Baptist church, were elected on last
Sunday afternoon and were as fol
lows: president, Miss Grace Turner;
vice-president, Miss Inez Rhoden;
secretary, Miss Louise Jones; treas
urer, Miss Willie Waters.
The Children of the Confederacy
ended their year's activities with a
picnic at Salter's pond on Friday, and
a very happy day was spent. The
pond was the chief attraction of the
day, and next came the good dinner
spread out under the shade trees by
the mothers who went with the young
The prayer meeting th?s week at
the Baptist church will be in charge
of the young people, and one from
each college will tell of the religious
side of this college life.
The little child of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Crouch has been critically ill
at the Baptist hospital.
A sad death was that of Mrs. W.
S. Meyers, the wife of Rev. W. S.
Meyers, which occurred at the home
of her mother, Mrs. Addie LaGrone,
who resides near town. Mrs. Meyers
went with her adopted son, who had
started to a field to get some straw.
She was sitting in the wagon and
the horse was suddenly frightened
and ran away, throwing Mrs. Meyers
from the wagon, her head striking a
tree. This occurred very near the
home so medical aid was given quick
ly, but she died in a few hours. Mrs.
Meyers was Miss Talulah LaGrone
before her marriage and besides her
husband and mother, she leaves two
sisters, Misses Ada and Vida LaGrone
and one brother, Mi'. Cal LaGrone.
She was a beautiful Christian char
acter and her death is deeply deplor
ed. The funeral services were con
ducted at the grove in Mt. of Olives
cemetery. The beautiful service, a
last tribute to her memory, was a
testimonial for all that her life
stood for.
Mrs. Leora Wright Simmons has
arrived from Hartsville to spend the
summer here. For the past three
years she has been matron at Coker
College, which position she has filled
most acceptably, and is beloved by
the whole student body.
Miss Emmie Wright, who has been
teaching at Wake Forest, N. C., is
here for the summer vacation and
will spend the time with her sister,
Mrs. Eula Gleaton, and father, Mr.
Wallace Wright who resides near
Mrs. Bowen, of Macon, Ga., is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Claude
Miss Huggins is visiting her sister,
Dr. Mary Huggins.
Mrs. Olin Eidson went to Aiken
on Friday to attend the meeting of
the Methodist conference of Mission
ary workers.
Mr. Henry Clark, of Aiken has
been for a visit to his father, Mr. M.
W. Clark.
Miss Eleanor Mims of Edgefield is
the guest of her cousin, Miss Mary
The New Century Club met with
Mrs. Edwin Dasher on Tuesday after
noon, and it was regretted that the
threatening weather prevented a full
attendance, but there were 13, and
the meeting was very pleasant. Mrs.
P. B. Waters conducted the meeting
and the members heard with pleas
ure that all indebtedness was paid
and there was $8 on hand. The club
voted to study Famous Women, and
will secure the outlined year books
from Extension Department, Win
throp college, which also furnishes
much information for the postage.
The program was on State Needs and
was very interesting. The scoial half
hour was very-pleasant, the hostess
serving delicious cherry pie with
frozen cream and iced tea. The doi
lies were decorated with cherries.
Miss Virginia Cassels of Ellenton
is visiting in the home fo Mr. W. P.
Miss Margery George of Aiken is
the guest of Mrs. W. D. Woodward.
The W. C. T. U. met Friday after
noon with Mrs. W. L. Templeton.
Several new members had been se
cured by campaign and the members
were urged to continue the good
work. The union will give $5 toward
(the county contest medals. The nurse
for the tubercular clinic, Miss Mur
phy, was present and spoke of the
urgent^ need^gl this work. The.offi- ;
cers for iheTcoming year were all re
elected: President, Mrs. T. R. Den
ny; vice-president, Miss Clara Saw
yer; recording secretary, Mrs. Olin
Eidson ; corresponding secretary, Mrs.
Bessie Bean; treasurer, Mrs. J. W.
Marsh. The subject for the afternoon
was the "Flower Mission," and Jen
nie Cassady's birthday, and a beau
tiful program was carried out, read- '
ings being given by Mrs. Susie Lati
mer, Mrs. P. B. Waters and Mrs. J.
H. White. A chorus by several little
girls was enjoyed and Ruth Sawyer
recited "The Mission of the Flower."
Way Cross News.
A large crowd attended services at
Stevens Creek Sunday morning. We
all regret very much to give up our '
pastor, Mr. Brooke.
We all sympathize with Mrs. Sal
lie Bryan in the serious illness of her ;
son, Mr. Trapp Bryan of Thomson,
Messrs Felix Walker and son and -
Willie and Raymond Tinrmerman .
worshipped at Stevens Creek Sun
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Turner and lit- .
tie son, Stewart spent Saturday night ,
and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fron- .
tis Timmerman.
Messrs. John Ransom and John ,
Blocker, Jr., spent Saturday night
with Mr. Leslie Rearden.
Mrs. J. R. Blocker and daughter,
Addie spent Tuesday with Mrs. Mar- i
garet Stevens.
Messrs Rufus Johnson and Jesse -
Strom spent last Saturday night with :
Mr. Jake Bryan.
Mrs. Katie Johnson and son made ]
a business trip to Edgefield Saturday. ,
Mr. J. D. Moore and Miss Hazel
Ouzts were the, guests of Mr. J. P. J
Ouzts Saturday.
Mr. Charlie Griffis spent Friday :
night with Mr. W. M. Ransom.
We extend our deepest sympathy 1
to Mr. F. L. Timerman, Jr., in the
death of his wife.
WANTED: Several hundred bush
els of good, sound milling corn. Will
pay 87 ^ cents per bushel.
Just received a beautiful assort
ment of children's Silk Socks, all
Harvard Must Not Degrad
Harard is one of the greatest edu.
cational institutions in the woijld. It
has had a splendid and an inspiring
This'great university cannot afford
to tolerate narrowness and bigotry
in any form.
Our Twentieth Century of prog
ress and of development is not a cen
tury in which bigots should, he li
censed to rule useful institutions.
Harvard is important in the'?rft of
the nation, and therefore the Uni
versity cannot afford to tolerate a
policy of discrimination against "the
Jews. $
To limit the number of Jewish stu
dents admitted to the University's
halls, would certainly be discriminat
ing against a race which ha?. pro
duced some of the world's most in
telligent men and women, and j which
has given this Republic some -of its
most useful citizens.
'Such a policy could not fail to im
pair the usefulness of the University,
for it would not only be unworthy
and petty, but it would be degrad
Harvard-the college of jj great
Americans-cannot afford to degrade
itself! It must not give up a lofty
standard in order to please -'preju
diced and unintelligent men. j
When ignorant men seek tof adopt
rules which discriminate against Jews
nobody should be surprised for noth
ing better should be expected ?of the
ignorant. But nobody expects ?to"find
ignorance in universities. ... '
Harvard must maintain a worthy j
standard, if it hopes to be respected j
by the intelligence of the Republic. ?
Ali thinking people know.the,-value
of our American citizens in whcse ,
veins course the blood of Israel. - ]
All educated Americans know that
Benjamin Disraeli uttered, a-truth on j
the floor of the BritJ^Hohse. of j
Commons, when, in replying to a
scornful remark of a member,:he re- i
minded him -that when his ?jwAesJfflf?' ?
were ' savages,"'dfi?king" bT??<f irom'
the skulls of savage victims, his an- ?
cestors were princes and princesses ,
in Israel, worshipping orod in the 1
A marriage of much interest was J
that of Miss Eugenia Mims to Mr.
Joseph D. Rinehart, June ll. *
The marriage took place at the ?'
home of the bride. At 3:30 several
of the groom's friends, the sisters,
brothers, nieces and nephews of the ?
bride gathered in the parlor to see
this happy couple united by the Rev. 1
M. D. Padgett. The bride wore a J
beautiful crepe meteor traveling
dress trimmed with touches of <
salmon crepe de chine, with accesso- '<
ries to match. i
After the ceremony the bride and
groom motored to Saluda where they ?
will make their home. Mr. Rinehart
is a prominent young farmer in Sa- .
luda where Miss Mims has been 1
teaching.for the past three years. Al
though there is a large community J
in which the loss of this popular
young lady will be keenly felt, her ^
many valuable traits are well known
and appreciated in the community in
which she will now make her home. J
The many friends of this popular '
couple wish them much happiness.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our heartfelt c
thanks through the columns of your }
paper to all the people of Edgefield
who so sympathetically tendered j
their service to us in this sad be
reavement in the death of our dear,
beloved daughter, and sister. And
also in the Meeting Street, Pleasant
Lane and Berea communities we .
thank all who expressed sympathy,
for kindly dee<Is and for such beauti
ful flowers we assure you that she s
who now is at rest under the mound
of flowers, was one who dearly loved
them while living. s
Sincerely, 1
Father, Mother, Brothers, Sisters.
-_ ]
I am now prepared to sell ice in ?'
any quantity. Will deliver anywhere
tn town. 3
J. P. NIXON. ?
McMurrain's old stand near depot.
- ]
Our line of bathing suits and caps .
is prettier than ever before. j
Addison Mills to Change
Mr. Henry P. Kendall, president
and treasurer of the Lewis Manufac
turing Company of Walpole, Mass.,
will take over the management of
the Wateree Mills in Camden, also
the Addison Mills in Edgefield, S. C.,
on July 1, of this year. When Lewis
Manufacturing Co., purchased from
Lockwood, Greene & Co., in June,
1916, these two plants, Mr. Kendall
requested Lockwood, Greene & Co.,
to continue to manage these mills un
til the Lewis Manufacturin Co., was
properly organized to enter the field
of manufacturing cotton cloth in ad
dition to their regular business as
bleachers and finishers. This tempo
rary period has continued longer than
at first anticipated, namely-for six
Mr. Kendall is now prepared to op
erate these two plants in South Caro
lina in conjunction with the Lewis
Manufacturing Co., and the Slaters
ville Finishing Co. The Lewis com
pany is the sole owner of the capital
stock of Wateree and Addison Mills,
and with the parent organization now
developed to take cotton manufactur
ing the transfer at this time is advis
able and fitting.
Cold Spring News.
Our crowd at Sunday school was
smaller Sunday on account of the
all-day service at Barr's Chapel. But
the lesson was very much enjoyed
by those present. We could get so
many beautiful lessons from this
iharacter to take home with us, for
the human soul as it exists can be
made whole through struggle and
suffering as did Jeremiah. ,
There has been so much rain that
General Green is about to get the
best of the farmers.
Mr, Charlie McDaniel lost two fine
mules by lightning the first Sunday
?Mrv Dempsey Bussey and family
spent Monday night in the home of
Sirs. 0. J. Holmes. .
Mrs'. 'Tommie Gardner 'of Antioch
and her two children, Tyler and
luanita, spent Tuesday with her sis
ter, Mrs. Ola Prince.
Misses Mary and Cornelia Holmes
af Edgefield spent the past week with
their grandmother, Mrs. 0., J.
Misses Mattie Sue and Marie Hol
;ton of Augusta are visiting relatives
and friends in our community.
Mrs. 0. J. Holmes is visiting her
son in Edgefield and her daughter in
Mrs. Corrie Wood and Mrs. Pearl
Wood were visitors in our commu
nty Wednesday.
We are sorry to report the sick in
)ur community, Miss Charity Wood
md Mrs. Ned Holmes, as not imporv
Mr. Sherrod Holmes is also on the
sick list.
Misses Ella Mae McClendon and
Evelyn Quarles spent the past week
it Antioch with Miss Ruth Quarles.
Miss Aminee Quarles is visiting in
Mrs. Jack McClendon visited Mrs.
Sd Strom of Edgefield Tuesday and
Misses Manie, Lydia Cornelia and
Mary Holmes were visitors in the
lome of Mrs. Pickens Bailey Monday.
Mr John Quarles and family vis
ted his father, Mr. Henry Quarles
Little Lowell and W. A. West
spent the past week with their grand
nother, Mrs. Lizzie Prince.
Miss Sallie Smith visited Mrs. Sal
ie McDaniel Saturday night.
Eureka News.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jackson and
family spent the day in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Jackson Sunday.
Misses Alloe and Irene Rutledge
?pent the week end with Miss Julia
?once in the Pine Grove section.
Mr. Peter Stabortilz of Columbia,
ipent the week-end here with Mr. and
Vlrs. Paul Seigler.
Mrs. Lydia Seigler and Cecil, Jr.,
lave returned home from a visit to
iacksonville, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Johnson visited
relatives in the Mt. Calvary section
Mr. Willie Jesse Temples died last
Monday night at the University Hos
pital in Augusta. The body was
Drought back to his home Tuesday at
loon and laid to rest at the Philippi
cemetery Wednesday morning at ll
o'clock. He was twenty-six years old
and had been a member of the Philip
pi Baptist church for about twelve
years. He was married to Miss Mertie
Willings about three years ago. He
is survived by his wife, one little girl,
Edna, his father, Mr. Ransy Temples,
one sister and one brother. They have
our heart felt sympathy.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernie King of Colum
bia spent the week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Rutledge.
Miss Monteen Pardue who is tak
ing a business course in Augusta
spent the week-end at home.
Little Miss Annie Louis Holmes of
Johnson has been spending a while
with her cousin little Miss Cleney
Miss Evelyn Jackson who graduat
ed at Coker College this year is at
home for her vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Williams and
family motored to Graniteville to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. Williams'
sister, Mrs. Jones, last Monday.
? Mr. and Mrs. Louis Holmes and
family spent Sunday with Mr.
Holmes' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Miss Bessie Yonce has returned to
her home from North Augusta where
she has been visiting Mrs. Bartley
Miss Maggie Mae Satcher of John
ston spent the week end here in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Franklin.
Mr. Jeff Hudson and Miss Ethel
Sizemore were married last Sunday
afternoon at four o'clock. They both
are of Eureka.
Trenton News.
The W. C. T. U. will meet with
Mrs. F. P. Salter Friday, June 16, at
four o'clock.
Miss Helen Yonce of Johnston has
been the guest of friends the past
week. She was honoree at a delight
ful party given on Tuesday evening
by Mrs. D. R. Day.
. Misses Susan Mathis and Margaret?!
ouse f
party at the home of Mrs. S. A.
Morrall of Graniteville.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wise and Mr.
William Wise visited friends and
relatives in Ninety Six last week.
Mr. W. A. Pardue, Jr., left Mon
day to attend summer school at
Clemson College.
Misses Ruth Salter, Belle Privette
and Margaret Courtney spent last
week-end in Charleston.
Little Kathryn Vann has returned
from a visit to her aunt, Mrs. Claud
Wertz, of Columbia.
The college girls and boys who are
home for the holidays are : Miss Edith
Herlong from Anderson College; Miss
Laurie Moore from Chicora College;
Miss Willie Padgett from Summer
land College and Misses Lena and Ag
ne? Long from Columbia, Mr. Wright
MonT- from North Carolina State
college and Mr. James Herlong from
the Leesville-Batesburg High School.
Miss Edith Herlong, Miss Laurie
Moore and Miss Lena Long graduat
ed this year and received their di
Miss Mary Helen Harrison who has
finished a successful year as teacher
at Ehrhardt is home for the sum
The seventh and eighth grade pu
pils gave a picnic at Salter's pond
Tuesday afternoon which was enjoy
ed by all.
Mrs. J. D. Mathis is at the Baptist
Hospital for treatment.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Rentz and chil
dren have gone to North Carolina to
visit Mrs. Rentz's relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Edison and MTS.
Ruby Shealy motored to Augusta
Dr. H. J. Black has gone to Colum
bia after a visit to his brother, Mr.
F. C. Black.
Mr. B. T. Hord visited friends in
Saluda Sunday.
Mr. J. H. Courtney is enjoying rid
ing in his new Studebaker car.
Painting and Stenciling.
Place cards; tally cards and invi
tations made of good quality of pa
per and decorated with simple or!
elaborate designs. Luncheon sets |
stenciled in oils on best quality of
sanitas. All orders will be promptly
filled and appreciated. Write me for
further information.
Edgefield, S. C.
The June U. D. C. Meeting.
The June meeting of the U. J>. C
was an enjoyable one held at "East
Hill" with Mrs. Helen Sheppard Nich
Mrs. Jeff Wright, president, asked
the members to stand to say the
Lord's Prayer in unison for the open
Miss Sophie Dobson, s/ecretftry,
read the minutes of the last rneee
ing which stood approved.
Mrs. R. A. Marsh, treasurer, made
a special report of Memorial Day ex
penses. An effort will be made to col
lect all yearly dues, as the chapter
needs each member's quota to meet
its pledges to the scolarship funds.
The Daughters have turned their
great, patriotic zeal to erecting liv
ing monuments in the educational
opportunities they offer in their
splendid scholarships, truly monu
ments as great as those of enduring
granite, which tell of our cause and
its matchless leaders, and only by the
loyalty of each and every Daughter
can this great goal be reached.
Mrs. B. B. Jones spoke intertain
ingly of "The Johnny Rebs," the or
ganization of young girlii of the Con
federacy, of which she is leader.
Mrs. R. A .Marsh was appointed to
represent the chapter at the Red
Cross meeting, which is to be held
at the Dixie Highway Hotel, June'23.
Mrs. A. E. Padgett and Mrs. Thos.-~
H. Rainsford were appointed as a
committee from the chapter to. meet
with Miss Anne Murphy, of the State
Tuberculosis Association, at the ho
tel Thursday of this week.
After the close of the business ses
sion, Mrs. Nicholson, historian, had
an interesting session.
Miss Mary Evans had given the
chapter a copy of her father, Gen.
Nathan C roge Evans' report of the
battle of Secessionville, which was. 1
read by Mrs. Feltham.
Mrs. B. B. Jones read a personal
letter received by General Evans at
the time of the secession, which was.-,
very interesting.
. Mrs. Lovick Mims ; read-, a .charming- 4
account of a visit of President Davis ?*
and some of his cabinet members and .
military leaders to the home of her
grandfather, Judge Wallace, in Un
ion, written by Mrs. John C.
Sheppard, whose vivid childish recol
lections were very entertaining.
Miss Sophie Mims volunteered to
assist Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Sr., in typ
ing the chapter's valuable^ historical,
papers, a work which is absolutely
necessary and invaluable.
A tempting course of nut spice
cake and block orange ice was serv
ed, concluding the chapter's last
meeting before the two months' va
McKendree News.
We are sorry to report slow prog
ress being macle in farm work, owing i
to excessive rainfall for the last two
or three weeks.
The farmers of this section have
harvested their grain and the yield
is good.
On last Sunday Mr. and Mrs. A.
Harling attended children's day at
Gasaway church and reported a
splendid day.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Turner of Way.
Cross spent S?turday night and Sun
day at the home of Mrs. Frontis Tim
Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Walker of
Pleasant Lane motored to Greenwood
Saturday afternoon and spent the
night with their brother, Mr. Tom
On Friday morning a Sunday
school institute was held at McKen
dree church. Rev. Leo D. Gillespie
and Miss Allbright were present and
gave splendid talks on Sunday School
work and how to conduct same. A
goodly number was present and en
joyed the services.
We are 'ery sorry to learn of the
death of Mrs. Jim Hamilton, who for
several years lived in this communi
ty, but for the last ten or twelve
years had been living with her daught
er near Cambridge Store. She leaves .
her husband and five children.
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