Wednesday, July 5.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. H. M. Reynolds and Mr. E. E.
Padgett spent the week-end in Sa
Mrs. C. E. May is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Edwin May, in Ashe
Miss Mamie Dunovant'is the guest
of her cousin, Mrs. Oscar LaBorde, in
Mr. John Camitchos and Miss Wil
lie May McCarty motored to Saluda
on the '4th.
Maj. and Mrs. T. J. Lyon of Green
wood are here visiting Mr. and Mrs.
'- Orlando Sheppard.
Mrs. C. W. Watson is spending
several days this week in Johnston
Last week Mr.. C. W. Watson spent
several days very pleasantly in Green
wood and other Piedmont towns.
Major Wallace Sheppard has arriv
ed-to spend a week here with his pa
rents, Ex-Gov. and Mrs. J. C. Shep
Mrs. J. H. Perry has returned to
ber home in Newberry after-a two
weeks' visit with Mrs. S. P. Mc
Mr. and Mrs.vW. C. Tompkins are
spending ten days in New York, hav
ing made the journey by boat from
Miss Virginia Thomas, a teacher
at G W. C., Greenville, spent last
week-end in Edgefield with Miss
Rev. Manion Padgett is spending
some time in Edgefield and is enjoy
ing the revival services in the Bap
Miss Serena Hammond of Chester
field, S. C.,.has been elected teacher
of the 6th grade - of the Edgefield
school for .the next term..
Mrs. Orlar do Sheppard returned
Saturday from Atlnata where she
. been spending the past month with
her son, Mr. Orlando Sheppard, Jr.
Mr. Roy Tucker has been a visitor
in Edgefield for several days and was
very cordially greeted by his friends.
He left Tuesday'for his home in Bos
Capt. Francis W. Sheppard of Bir
mingham has arrived to spend his
summer vacation here with his pa
rents, Ex-Gov. and'Mrs. J. C. Shep
Miss Myrtle Holland who has had
charge of Mr. Rubenstein's' millinery
department for the spring season re
turned to her home in Carrolton, Ga.,
Friday. . -
Miss Rosada Talbert, the attractive
?daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Tal
bert of Parksville, is here visiting her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C.
Mrs. P. P. Burns of Birmingham
has arrived to spend some time with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orlando
Sheppard. She will be joined later by
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. McDonald mo
tored from Augusta Saturday to New
berry and spent Sunday with Mrs.
Agatha A. Woodson and Miss Hor
Mrs. W. H. Yeldell, Jr., and Miss
Beuford Reynolds of Greenwood
spent Tuesday, the fourth of July,
in Edgefield with their sister, Mrs.
A. E. Padgett.
The Advertiser wafts affectionate
.greetings to little Martha Day, the
dear little lady who recently came to'
reside witb Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Day,
Jr., of Trenton.
Mrs. Lizzie Parkman of the Elm
wood section has been spending sev
eral days in Edgefield visiting her
daughters, Mrs. Bryan and Mrs. Pad
gett, in Buncombe.
Mr. Whit Harling and Mrs. W. M.
Barling of the McKendree section
-spent Sunday in Edgefield and at
tended the revival services Sunday
morning and evening.
Signora De Fabritiis had Miss
Marion Nichols of Boston, Monsieur
Hoger Chaudon and Monsieur Andre
Chaudon of Havre France, as her
guests at the Dixie Highway hotel
A hot weather mena can be ea.!
rn-anged after a perusal of the
bf good things offered this week
the Huggins Store. Read the ad\
tisement in this issue. .
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. G. Ouzts
Greenwood spent Sunday in the ho
of Mrs. Eva Ouzts. They came o
to see Miss Edith Ouzts who J
been quite sick for some time.
Mrs. A. S. Tompknis returned
Columbia with her daughter, Mrs.
K. Aull, and/she will remain in '
city several days to be hear I
Tompkins while he is at the hospil
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Culbreath w?
visitors in Edgefield Thursday, t
being Mrs. Culbreath's first vi
since her very serious illness. She v
greeted very cordially by her frien
Among those who have attenc
the revival services here at the B<
tist church' from Trenton was M
Ray Swearingen whose trained vo:
added much to the singing by t
Mr. Robert H. McKie, the old<
son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. McKie
Colliers, left last Thursday for I
troit, Mich., to take a course in t
shops of the Michigan state au
Mr. George Robinson of Colui
bia who is one of the officers of t"
Southern Lumber Company, spe
several days last week in Edgefiel
being the guest of Mr. T. D. Bark
Mr. A. S. Tompkins was carried
the Baptist hospital in Columbia la
week for treatment and we are plea
ed to announce that the last repor
from him were to the effect that he
The continued serious illness <
Mr. J. D. Holstein at his home :
Edgefield greatly depresses our con
munity. He is greatly missed from h
store where he has very cordial]
greeted his friends for so mar
The Tobacco Growers Co-Operatrv
Association gives some good reasor
in its advertisement this week wh
every grower should line up with th
association. The old way of marke
ing tobacco will lead to bankruptc
The tuberculosis clinic at Edgi
field Friday, July 7, should enlist th
cc-operation of all our people to th
end that this dread disease be ched
ed and finally stamped out in ou
county. Tell your friends and neigl
bors about it.
The editor of The Advertiser i
deeply grateful to friends in diffei
ent sections of the county who hav
urged us to become a candidate fo
the house of representatives. We ca
not yield to their solicitations as w
have no desire to enter the campaign
Mr. Walter Ryan is spending sev
eral weeks at home, having recentl;
finished a course of two years in on
of the leading business colleges . ii
Atlanta, the .course having bee]
provided by the government. He wi]
soon go to Atlanta to accept a posi
tion as bookkeeper or accountant.
The directors of the Farmers Ban]
held a meeting Thursday and declar
ed a semi-annual dividend of fou:
per cent., payable to the stockholder:
at once. Notwithstanding the fae"
that we are in the midst of a seasor
of unusual financial stringency anc
business depression, the affairs of th(
Farmers Bank are in splendid con
Miss Eugenia Hamrick, a daughtei
of one of the leading cotton manu
facturers of Gaffney, is visiting Miss
Juanita Hightower. They were chums
during their babyhood in Gaffney and
their friendship has grown and
stiengthened as the years have pass
ed but they had not seen each other
in ten years until Miss Eugenia came
No announcement has yet been
made concerning the public road be
tween Edgefield and Johnston which
is being surveyed by engineers of the
state highway commission. It is very
probable, however, that the direct
route will be adopted rather than the
road by Harmony church, the chief
obstacle in the way of the adoption
of the latter -s the securing of rights
If it be true that the more the mer
rier, the race for magistrate at Edge
field has its store of merriment stead
ily increased." Mr. J. S. Smith tosses
his hat in the ring this week and says
he is in the race to win. If elected,
Mr. Smith promises to devote all of
his time and his very best efforts to
the duties of this office. He solicits
the votes of the people-men and
women-in this magisterial district.
Friday afternoon Mrs. B. B. Jones
and Mrs. Lovick Smith gave a pond
party in compliment to Miss Dorothy
3callin of. Mitchell, North Dakota,
and Mr. James McCravy of Laurens.
After all had engaged in swimming
for some time they partook of de
lightful refreshments which the hos
tesses had provided in. great abuib
Some of the candidates insulted in
telligent women in the campaign
two years ago by ridiculing them and
dubbing, them "suffragettes." You
couldn't pay a candidate enough to
adopt such a campaign policy this
year. And, mark us, when these of
fenders of two years ago run for of
fice again they will do their best to
have the women forget their ridicule
of the past. But too late. Women are
Auditor J. R. Timmerman went
to Saluda Friday to meet the state
tax comission concerning securing a
reduction in the assessment of real
estate iii Edgefield county. The com
mission was in Saluda that day hold
ing a conference with the auditor and'
county board of equalization upon
the question of a reduction of assess
ment in Saluda. The decision of the
commission will be announced in a
Mr. Jesse Griffis who recently com
pleted the course in the Greenwood
Business college left Sunday for
Charlotte, where he has accepted a
good position with the- National
Chemical Company. We wish this
Edgefield young man every possible
success in his new field. He was ac
companied to Charlotte by. his sis
ter, Mrs. James Sease, who has been
spending a few days with- her pa
rents,. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Griffis of
Fourth Candidate for House.
The race for the house has.as
sumed a different aspect. The entry
of Mr. J. W. Bledsoe of Johnston
this week, whose candidacy is an
nounced in this issue, makes it a four
sided race, with the possibility of a
second primary. Mr. Bledsoe is well
known to the people in some sections
of the county and will visit every sec
tion during the campaign, giving the
people his views upon the public
questions of the"^ day. If chosen by the
people for this important position,
he will bend every energy toward
rendering satisfa-tory service^._:_.,
Summer Clearing Sale.
Mr. J. Rub enstein has a double
page advertisement in this issue an
nouncing his annual summer ' clear
ance sale. He has recently purchased
three stocks of merchandise, that Of
the Hub of Edgefield, J; L. Ouzts of
Kirksey and the Miller stock of Tren
ton, and he is offering some very
great bargains in order to convert
these stocks into cash. He will also
close out at very low prices all sum
, mer goods of his large stock, in order
to, make room for fall merchandise.
This is a great opportunity to make
your cash count for the most possible.
Tell your friends about this great
feast of bargains at Rubenstein's.
You can not afford to miss it.
Baptist Revival Services.
For the past ten days Dr. John F.
Vines of Roanoke, Va., has preached
twice each day at the Baptist church
and the music has been under the di
rection of Mr. James McCravy. The
attendance upon the services has been
very large, both morning and even
ing. The business men of the town
have shown their interest in the meet
ing by closing their places of business
from eleven to twelve every day. Dr.
Vines has labored faithfully, leaving
nothing undone or unsaid that would
ai ouse and awaken our people to a
sense of the responsibility to God.
His very earnest Gospel sermons have
borne fruit in that a considerable
number have united with the church
and the Christians of the community
have been quickened and greatly
strengthened. The meeting will close
tonight. Since they came Dr. Vines
and Mr. McCravy have been enter
tained by Rev. and Mrs. A. T. Allen;
Six Per Cent Money
All land owners desiring loans on
farm lands at 6 per cent interest for
a period of 5 to 33 y?ars can apply
through the Peoples Bank of Edge
I field, S. C., representative for The
First Carolinas Joint Stock Land
Bank of Columbia, S. C. Straight
loans; no commissions.
THE PEOPLES BANK. ^
Edgefield, S. C.
July 4th, 1922. s?
Buy a FORD and bank the
-S* 1 THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Authorized Dealer Should
Be Your Car's Physician
The above is the FORD HOSPITAL in Edgefield
? if . .
DON'T DELAY TREATMENT
Mr. Posey, chief operator, and his able corps of
assistants will do the work
Yonc? Motor Company
Buy ki Ford and Sp?tuM
Music Teacher of High Schoo!.
Miss C. Mae Hedgpeth,'a graduate
of the High School at Lumberton, N.
C., will have charge of the music de
partment of the Edgefield Public
.School next tenn. Miss Hedgepeth
has taugh music for the past throe
years in the public schools of North
?Carolina. She has had special training
.in New York City, and has taught
?ne year in New York. At present
she is taking graduate work in Bal
Miss Hedgepeth comes highly rec
ommended, is well qualified to teach,
?and judging from her past record
will make a success of her work. Her
charges will be $3.50 per month.
*Two half hour periods per week' will
be given each child who takes music.
As the number of pupils who can be
[accommodated during school hours
is necessarily limited, i have been
asked to accept pupils for her until
that number has been reached. Those
desiring the advantages of taking
music in connection with their school
twork will do well to hand me their
?names at once.
W. 0. TATUM, Jr., Supt.
Schedule of County Campaign
At a well attended meeting of the
county Democratic executive com
mittee meeting Saturday the follow
ing schedule of campaign meetings
was arranged: Johnston. Saturday,
July 29 ; Cooper School House, Thurs
day, August 3; McKendree, Wednes
day, August 9; Antioch, Saturday,
August 12 and Edgefield, Tuesday,
August. 22.. This will give until Fri
day at noon, July 28; for other can
didates to ^announce their candidacy
and file their pledges.
The executive committee' fixed the
following assessments for candidates
which are. the smallest we have yet
seen reported in the papers: House
of Representatives, $10; clerk of
court, $15; treasurer, $12.50; audi
tor, $12.50; master, $7.50; judge of
probate, $5.00; magistrates for the
districts embracing Trenton, John
ston and Edgefield, $5.00 and all oth
er magistrates, $2.50 each.
Don't say shock absorbers
say "Hasslers."-Y. M. C.
f Meeting Street News.
On account of the heavy rains the
farmers of this section are very late
with their corn crop, but they are still
trying to plant.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mays arid son
of Aiken. spent Sunday with their
aunt, Mrs. Margaret Stevens.
Mr. and Hrs. J F. Logue and chil
dren spent Sunday afternoon with
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Logue.
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Cogburn and
children visited the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Cogburn of Edge
field last Sunday.
Miss Lena Stevens of Bennetts
ville is spending a while with her
brother, Mr. M. L. Stevens of this
section. We are always glad to have
such a welcome visitor in our com
Mrs. C. T. Hill and children visited
Mrs. J. F. Logue one day last week.
Mr. Wallace Tompkins of Edge,
field was a visitor in this section
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Bryan and chil
dren : spent Sunday afternoon with
Mrs. Bryan's mother, Mrs. W.-S.
Mr. W". P. Brooke ar,d family left
last week for Virginia. Mr? Brooke
has been pastor of Stevens Creek
Baptist church for two years. It is
a grief to us to give up such a. good
pastor; and we wish him much suc
cess in his new field.
Mrs. Nora Rawls and children of
Augusta have been visiting Mrs.
Rawls' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Matthews of this section.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Cogburn and
children spent Sunday with the for
mer's mother, Mrs. Thomas Hall of
the Long Cane section.
There will be preaching at Stev
ens Creek church Sunday morning,
July 9th, by Mr. G. C. Mangum, pas
tor of Good Hope Baptist church.
Let us all be there on time.
i o Drive .out malana
And Build Up The System
Tate the Old Standard GROVE!S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
what you are taking, es the formula is
printed on every label, showing it is
Quinine and Iron in a tasteless form.
The Quinine drives out malaria, the
Von builds ut? the system. 50 cent/
Buy a FORD and bank the
The marriage of Miss Hazel Ouzts
!and Mr. J. D. Moore, Jr., was quietly
j solemnized at five-thirty o'clock, July
j 1 at the Baptist parsonage, Rev. A.
T. Allen pfnciating. Mrs. Moore is the
[youngest daughter of Mrs. Ida Ad
ams Ousts and is very winsome and
I pretty. She is loved by all who knew
her, not alone for her sparkling girl
ish beauty, but for her general lov
ableness in all ways, and it is a mat
ter of regret to all who knew her
that she will make Pleasant Lane her
Mr. Moore is originally from Geor
gia but has made his home here suf
ficiently long to establish a coterie of
friends who have been won through
his worth and who are devoted to
him. He is one of Georgia's good and
upright citizens which is the highest
compliment a man can earn. These
popular young people have many
friends who extend congratulations
and wish them all possible happiness.
At Huggins' Store.
They are not for sale
But th .ullowing things
Are to be sold as
Rapidly as possible: . g
Hebe Milk, a can 05c.
Army Hash, a can 19c.
Roast Beef, a pound 17$c.
Luzianne Coffee, a can 29c.
Ten-Penny Coffee, a" can 09c.
Magic Cleanser, a can 05c.
4'Scour-All, " a cake 05c
Nat. Bi. crackers, a box 07c.
Apple Jelly, a glass 05c.
MRS. DUKE'S MAYONNAISE, A JAR 85c.
This mayonnaise is "best ever."
Keep coming to
AT THE DEPOT
To Prevent Blood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliahle DE.
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING 01?" a tu*
cica: dressing that relieves pain and heals af
se same time. Not a liniment. 25c.S0c.$1.0&
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