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Last Thursday afte=ron the I.im
rod Literary Society held a public
meeting which was enjoyed by all who
attended. T.ie pupils did their parts
4 Miss George and the pupils enjoyed
Friday in the woods where they en
gaged in games and stories, after
which they closed the school doors
for the session of 1917-1918.
Mrs. Elizabeth Peay is spending
some time in Chester as the guest of
Mrs. N. A. Peay.
Miss Sallie Jones is at home from
Jefferson where she taught in the gra
ded school during the past session.
Mrs. J. D. Earris-n has returned
from Greeville where she has been
spending a while with her son, Capt.
J. D. Harrison.
Mrs. Stewart Isenhower, of Salis
bury, N. C., has been spending some
time with Miss Sallie Stewart and
other relatives in the community.
Mr. Howell ~ones espnt a short
while in Camden recently.
Miss Joyce Pickett, who has been
teaching school near Manning, has re
turned home to spend the summer va
cation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Thor Wild- has been spending
some time in Columbia.
Mrs. D. W. Tidwell. who has been
visiting relatives in Columbia and
Ridgeway. has returned home.
Miss Edna Dixon, who was, princi
pal of the Turner graded school du
ring the past session, is at home now
for the summer vacation.
Magistrate A. W. Matheson has
been on a visit to relatives and friends
at Liberty Hill.
Mr. Joe Tidwell has returned toi
Camp Sevier after a short visit to his
brother, Mr. M. M. Tidwell.
Mrs. McLeod, of Lee County. is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. Thos. Smith.
Mr. M. Mellichamp spent a short
while at Ridgeway recently.
Mrs. D. F. Smith has returned from
a trip to Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Rabon have been
on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Dix
Mr. George Wilds, who has been vis
iting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. i
ing goes c
Wilds, near, Ridgeway, passed througb
Lngtow~n~ yest_erday enroute to Eis
home at Hartsville.
Mr. D. W. Ruff, Jr., of Ridgeway,
was in Longtown during the past
Mr. Gilmore, who has been spending
some time at the Club House, has re
turned to his home at Lenox, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Sessions moved
from Ridgeway to the Club House
recently. We are glad to welcome
them in our midst.
HONOR ROLL OF HILLCREST
SCHOOL FOR PAST MONTH.
First Grade-Etta Mae Park, Thom
as Turner, Robert Lemmon, Francis
Second Grade-Lucile Lemmon, Ma
ry Jane Macfie.
Third Grade-Thelma Park, Marie
Marthers, McGregor Macfie.
Fifth Grade-Eugenia McNaull
William McNaull, Hampton Macfie,
Rice Macfie, Jr., Marvin Park.
Eighth Grade-Rebekah Macfie,
Pauline Roberts, Jack Lemmon.
Rebekah Macfie made the highest
daily average which was 95 3-5, for
which Miss George presented to hex
a complete volume of Mrs. Elizabeth
Brownings complete works.
Mrs. N. L. Lever, of Cedar Creek
spent Sunday with her daughter, Mrs.
W. J. Leitner.
Messrs Leland Perry and Max
Krutzer, of Camp Jackson, were week
end guests in the neighborhood.
Mrs. E. G. Friday spent several days
in Columbia last week.
Mrs. Asa Harmon, of Florida, is
visiting h.r parents.
Mrs. E. W. Mason recently paid n
visit to.her sister in Ridgeway.
Mrs. M. A. Gibson is visiting her
da zhter, Mrs. George Gibson. in New
rs. Marion Mason spent the week
ent with her parents, Rev. and Mrs.
J. ... Spinks at Phoenix.
Margaret Ashford spent several
days with Sara Brooks last week.
Mrs. Phenie Smith attended the
funeral of her brother-in-law, Mr.
Bell, of Heath Springs, last week.
Mrs. M. F. Irby is visiting her sons
ck of Y
s, Notions, ~
, Oilcloth, Hn
gin the DryM
ut on trial. 4
s Saturday ni~
i Some of the Bethel folks attendei
Children's Day at Ok Grove on Sun
Miss Sara Wallace went to New
berry for the week-end.
Miss Annie Robinson has returne
from the Baptist Hospital where sh
underwent an operation recently.
Mrs. Chas. Leitner is visiting rela
tives in Orangeburg.
Francis and Joe Brooks spent th
week-end with their grand-mother.
The many friends of Dr. J. A. Scot
will be pleased to hear that he i
improving rapidly. He has been in
hospital in Columbia for almost tw
weeks and hopes to come home in
Mr. Harry Roberts, of Columbir
spent Sunday with his mother. Mr
M. E. Roberts.
Mr. A. B. Rabb and Mr. and Mr!
Neal Weimer visited Mrs. Estell
Rabb and family recently.
Some of our boys will leave fo
Camp Jackson on the 26th.
Dr. Paul Scott has reached Nei
York and writes that he will soon b
on his way to France.
This community had three heav
rains about the twentieth of Apr
that caused nearly all the cotton th3
had been planted prior to that tim
to be planted over.
Wheat is Leadirg low and sho-t
besides rust has made its appearanc
n me r.laces.
Gardens are fine, but will not hel
those who have no home raised baco
This scribe was in the vicinity 2
Lykesland a week ago. The crops o
ithe Garners Ferry road are beautift
with fie stands. with the exceptio
of . fe.% fields that seemed to hav
been planted over. Much cotton wa
Uncle Sam has ditched Hanpton
Creek from the head to the river. Th
cut is about eighteen feet wide an
eight or ten feet deep, and as straiL'h
as an arrow. They use a ditchin;
machine something on the order of
steam shovel, and strange to say, the
start at the head and wrrk downwarc
The compost at the ru--out is zol
oes, Hats, Shi
oods line. Be
redit to no o1
~ht, May 25th
mine fjr the farmers of that locality
Agents for the camp go all ove:
that country for chickens, eggs, but
ter,.etc.,.and pay good prices. The:
are paying fifty cents a dozen fo
eggs and go to the nests for them.
Th.location of. the camp at Colum
bia -as the biggest rake-in the cit:
hasOver had, for there is no busines
interest that can be mentioned that ;
not helped' either directly or indi
rectly by the great sums of mone
that is turned loose there.
It seems that in addition to the pol
iticians Old Ben is going to have t
fight the ministry. I don't knov
whether Mahaffey is a politician o
not, but I know that he is an abl
discusser of the different m--,es o
Speaking of baptism, reminds me
> an incident that occurred in the lov
a country some time ago.
There were some applicants to b
, baptized at a stated hour, and th
. pool was in re ess. A company ->
small boys arrived at the pool ahea
. of time, and spying a herd of goats
e they decided to have some fun by im
mersing the old ram, and made fo
r him. They succeeded in getting hin
in the water, but when they woul
V try to get his head under, the old fel
e low would stiffen his neck and kee
his head aloft. After the boys wer
almost exhausted, one of them sai<
"I will tell you what let's do, let
just sprinkle the old rascal and le
j him go to hell."
ti Mr. Editor, I am having ran awft
e time. Mrs. Mossy Dale-"she don
left me again." And me and tha
- boy of mine are keeping batch. Th
C hoy is always here at eating time, bi
never here at nigh:. only a few hou:
i j;ut before day. A few Sunday nig
n ago the fiddle began to play upszir
and as I was absolutely certain tha
, there was no one in the house bu
n myself I made for the front door an
I ran over a rocking chair and skinne
r my shin.. And I want to state that
haven't been upstairs since, neithe
am I going-for tradition says tha
this old house has always been troub
led by spectral visitants.
i Miss Jane Hays has been visitin
in upper Bethel community, but is no
t with old friends at Greenbrier.
Beckham has actually gone to wor!
a He plows several hours daily-be
sides his wife doesn't have to carr
unch to the field so often as she di
Iast year, for he is only eating fi;
s must I
, Outing, Per
e. Come no'
meals a day now.
I was under the impresion that the
Presbyterians were as strict ooser.
ers of the Sabbath as the A. R. P.'s
APPLY AT A
While there's no telli
face the ccuntry befor
thing is certain and tha
grow more and more it
ties, both in city and c
ers wii do well to ul
put it off until spring
tinuous from all parts
cars are wanted the
S est, every ay of ihe
order today and we'll i
may not be k-ot waiti
e sold at
r, Socks, Hand
cale, Lawn,- Ri
rone treated ali1k
yv and get best 1
;ee for yourself
ntil Mr. Bray was seen a few Sun
ays ago out behind tie barn butch
ring a kid.
)ER THIS EMSLEM
ig what conditions may
a the war is over, one
t is that Ford cars will
to being actual necessi
untry. Prospective buy
ce orders NOW. Don't
for the demand is con
of the country; Ford
North, South, East and
yea:. Let us have your
.ustle cur bes that you