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Mrs. Marion Mason very delightful
* ly entertained the eight characters of
"The Little Savage" on Friday even
jung of last week. The game of Hearts
'gas enjoyed for some time. Hook
Smith, who made the highest score,
was presented with a lovely crochet
work-bag. A delicious sala'd course
was served after the game.
The many friends of Miss Agnes
Ruff will be sorry to know that she
is painfully ill.
Mrs. Margaret Gibson, also, is sick
and her daughter, Mrs. Lou Lyles, of
Columbia, is nursing her.
Mrs. Phenie Smith went to Heath
Springs last week to visit relatives.
She is accompanied by her daugh-I
ter, Mrs. Kratzer, who expects to re
turn, and make her home with her
mother in the future.
Miss Fewell spent Easter in Rock
-Miss Wallace went to Columbia
Friday, with Mr. Henry Gibson and
There was no school Friday.
Messrs. Turner and Lemmon were
at the Bethel school one day last week
brgaizing Pig and Corn Clubs among
Professor -Seay went to G:meenville
aturday night to spend Easter with
isbrother, who is stationed at Camp
The Woman's Missionary Society
rill hold it's April meenting next Sat
rday afternoon at Miss Annie Robin
Some few of us were fortunate in
~tting a glimpse of Henry Blair and
s bride as they passed through some
)U dcome t(
ial service, when the infant son and
daughter of Messrs. Herbert and John
ann were christened.
The attendance at the league Sun
day evening was good. Interest is
reviving since Spring has come'.
Mr.and Mrs.George Smith announce
the birth of a son, G. W., Jr.
I don't believe that anybody has
old the public about the beautiful
rucks the Bethel School has recently
ought at a cost of over sixteen hun-.
red dollars for the purpose of trans
fering the children to and from school.
ne operates in Old Horeb Section
ad the other on the Mossey Dale side.
Their capacity seems to be unlimited
judging from the way they pack in
sometimes. To see the children run
ad jump in when the gong sounds
t the front gate causes one who used
o walk four miles to conclude that
he new way is better than the old
When Be&kham sold his car I thought
hat he would go to plowing, but to
y surprise, he is going around over
he county clipping dogs.
I wou.ld not be surprised to see T.
. Leitner driving a new car soon.
I understand that J. D. Lyles and
Lew Taylor have formed a joint stock
Company for the purpose of manufac
uring Ginger Ale.
There is a cow in Bethel community
hat gives four gallons of milk per I
ay through the week and five gallons
on Sundays, and two pounds of butter
per day besides a lump as big as a
hild's head that they never weigh.
ow, the owner of this cow is the Sup -
~rintendent of the Sunday School,and
hat is proof that the statement is
,but superintendent or no super
4. that is a big lot of milk
Ean brought a young lady
ent at the School!
ht, and kept the
id until he could
vd and borr.w~
rfee. Now. I
ng man was,
hat that he
us and pay
for sometime with erysipelas in f<
and leg has gone to a Columbia h,
pital for treatment.
Born on the 30th to Mr. and M1
. A. Smith, a son. I shall endea'
o report all new arrivals regularly
hey make their appearance.
On an invitation of one, Mr. J.
Pitts, I attended Annual Conference
Clinton. Rev. Henry Stokes, the h<
f the conference, had just finished
f the most convenient and beauti:
Churches in upper South Carolina C<
ference. It has a kitchen, rest roor
loak rooms, ante rooms, etc.
ight be expected, I blundered ir
he kitchen, but was told to go
igher, and when I entered the churn
roper, brilliant lights and a gre
ompany of finely dressed people ses
ed on beautifully curved seats and g<
eous carpets on an inclining floor n
ny gaze. I eased down in the fil
acant space that I saw, and lister
o four men sing a quartette "all
hemselves." About this time a lc
tout man came in and picked up
little mallet, wlah I took to be
first sight g cob pipe, but when he rs
ed on the board, I knew that he v.
he bishop, and the little mallet1
ighty weapon. I watched and w<
ered and took bearings so that
ight be able to get out .when
hing was over, but after locating1
oys, the Pitts, the Meadors, and Ca
a.k, I felt at ease. The greatest
eal through which I passed v
ooming with three preachers. 'I
ose of Theology that I got, duri
hose three nights was more than a
ayman could digest at one time.
When Hon. C. H. Leitner told me
the great quantity of. meat that I
een sent him by the neighbors af1
e lost by fire his smoke house anc
lot of bacon, I asked him to keep 1
whole matter from the ears of 1
reenbrier folks, for if they hee
about it, there would not be a smol
ouse left in the community.
Mr. Johr~ Neil, of Chester, is vis
ing relatives here.
Mrs. T. D. Moore has been sper
ing a few days with home folks
pay for t
cash, and~ pa
y The people of this place are at
'tempting to cooperate with the gov
ernent in its daylight saving plan
-_ Business places are being opened ac
ocording to the new time.
ot Grier Gibson, of Erskine College, is
>-spending the Easter holidays with
rs. Miss Florence Patrick and Mrs.
or Matthew Patrick visited in Chester
,as last Tuesday.
Miss Agnes Patrick is in Manning
-visiting at the home of her brother,
at Mr. S. M. Patrick. Mr. Patrick has
t been seriously ill with an attack of
Ful Miss Bessie Wilson is home from
n-Wagoner, S. C., where she taught in
sthe public school during the past win
ito! - Mrs. T. L';. Johnson visited her
P! daughter, Mrs. J. H. Patrick, last
iat! Thrift Stimnps and W. S. S. sales
t at this place have amounted to one
rthousand and nine dollars in the past
iet Ifour months. This is about half of
stwhat the whole county has sold, and
ed we think a splendid record.
by _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
o Miss Louise Faucette spent last
pFriday at home.
'as~ Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hill and Mrs.
is S. E. Hill were in Chester Thursday.
n- MrJ. G. Wolling went to Columbio
SSunday and his son, William, who has
he been in a hospital there returned with
mlMr. and Mrs. J. W. Wells, of Shivai
r-Spring, attended Easter services ir
'as Columbia at the Episcopal church.
he: Mr. G. W. Coleman is expected this
week, after several months spent ir
nKey West. Tampa, Lakeland and Ti
tusville. Fla.. and Americus, Ga.
ofMiss Fannie Pardue gave the chik
adren of the Feasterville school an egg
:er hunt Friday afternoon. Several of
a the patrons were present and enjoyed
he the hunt with the children.
he; Mrs. J. J. Dell gave the little chil
,rd dren of Shelton and Shivar Spring an
e-egg hunt Saturday afternoon at her
home at Shivar Spring.
Miss Carrie Coleman gave the chil
dren of the Crosby Institute an egg
hunt Friday afternoon. Races in con
it nection with the hunt were enjoyed
Ld- Mr. John A. F. Coleman and son,
in! Sam, were in Chester Saturday and
Sunday to see Mrs. John A. F. Cole
y for the shoe
man, who is improving rapidly at th<
M\essrs. W. B. Wright, Sr., Grada
Wright, John and Charlie Beam were
in Chester Friday.
Misses Julia and Lo,uise Faucette
and Lizzie Crowder spent the week
end at their homes.
Mr. Jeff iavis was a week-end vis
itor at his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wright, of Ches
ter, spent Thursday and Friday witi
Mrs. Mary Beam.
Mr. Charlie Hall was in Union last
Little Julian Kenbough Coleman is
visiting his aunt, Mrs. J. S. J. Suber
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. J. Suber and chil
dren spent Sunday with Dr. J. R.
While there's no te
face the country bef
thing is certain and i
grow more and more
ties, both in city and
ers will do well to
put it off until sprin
tinuous from all pai
cars are w anted ~in ti
West, every day of th
order today and we'l:
may not be kent wa
s that YOU
OWING TO THE SCARCITY
OF BEEF CATTLE, WE ARE
-FORCED TO RAISE THE PRICE
OF"BEEF- TO THE FOLLOW
-Round Steak. ... ....35c Itb
Loin Steak........30c lb
Porterhouse Stea.....30c lb
I Roast:.............25c 1b
Stew Beef..........20 t
W. S. WEIR & COMPANY
H. C. ELLIOTT
McDOWELL & CATHCART__
1April 1, 1918.
fling what conditions may
ore the war is over, one.
hat is that Ford cars will
into being actual necessi
country. Prospective buy- ~
place orders NOW. Don't
g for the demand is con
ts of the country; Ford
Le North, South, East and
e year. Let us have your
hustle our bes that you