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Vol. LXXI-No, 26 WINNSBORO. S.C. FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1919 Established 1844
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At White Oak Mr. Killough Patrick
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Returns of Personal property, new
buildings, transfers of Real Estate, C
Poll, Road and dog taxes are to be I
made at County Auditor's office Jan- C
uary 1st. to February 30th, 1919.
All returns are to be made by school
Districts. (
Male citizens 18 to 55 years old, liv
ing out of incorporated towns, are lia- I
ble for $2.00 Road Tax, from 21 to3
60 for Poll tax.
Returns will be taken at-a
Ridgeway, Wednesday, Jan. 29.
~Longtown, Thursday, Jan. 30.
Centerville, Friday, Jan. 31.
Monticello, Tuesday, Feb. 4. C
Jenkinsville, Thursday, Feb. 6.
Feasterville, (Faucette) Tuesday, g
Feb. 11.
'asbvville (Crosby Store) Feb. 12.
John Ston's Store, Feb. 13. C
Woodward, Feb. 14.
Mitford, Feb. 19.
SWe are in the grasp of icy winter. t:
tckhering has been the order of the
. Ma~ny hogs have been killed. n
Mr. Albert Russell and family have
. moved to their home in Ridge-.7ay. I
Charles Henry Leitner, Jr., is rap
adly recovering the use of his arm, t:
-hibch was broken two weeks ago. 1
Messsrs Walker and John Leitner
1-me returned to Clemson College.
Mr. G. A. Robinson has been quite
sick the past week.
Misses Rebecca and Margerite Rob
'nson returned to Winthrop this week.
The Adult Society met at,the home b
of Mrs. C. H. Leitner last Saturday, I
-M s-'ite of the intense cold there was'
a wood many members present. b
Little Lucy Dell Beckham had the!
asfortune to break her arm Christ- I2
~mas day. I1
Mr. Herbert Mann is sick at this d
Miss Lillian Leitner has returned to b
Ilnmbia College.I
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your subscription at once.
drs. R. E. Sharp as principal
Miss Sara Wallace returned Monday
o again take her place in this school
-oom. Mrs. E. R. Mason has charge
& the primary department. . Miss
lelen Jamison.has charge of the usig
j~.' A. li#t has
Miss Clara McMeekin, Miss Alice
arborough and Miss Elizabeth Glenn
Lave returned to Lime Stone College,
fter a pleasant Christmas vacation.
Mr. W. T. Glenn, Mr. B. H. Yar- I
iorough, Mr. D. L. Glenn, Mr. Tom
happell and Mr. Joe Chappell left
onday on a hunting trip below Co
Mrs.T. L. McMeekin and Miss Stel
a Ruff attended the funeral of Mrs.
'. D. Ruff of Columbia, Sunday.
The Jenkinsville School settled down
o work Tuesday after a nice Christ
as vacation.
Mrs. Whately of Early Branch, S.
1. spent the Christmas holidays with
er daughter, Mrs. D. G. Yarborough,
f this community.
First Grade-Catherine Glenn,Mary
Second Grade-David Jeter, Jack
wiggert, Nina Norris, Mary Louise
Third Grade-Mattie Wilson, How
rd Yarborough.
Fourth Grade-Kathleen Norris,
[elen Stone.
Fifth Grade-Julia Eargle, Bertha
ruice, Inez Douglass, Bob McMeekin.
Sixth Grade-Gilmore Stone, Mag
'ie Ard, Claude Jeter.
Seventh Grade-Myrtle Eargie.
Eighth* Grade-Mamie McMeekin,
lara Jeter.
Elventh- Grade-Vivian Glenn.
Mrs. Adelaide Bray is visiting rela
ives in Georgia.
Mr. W. P. Blair and family have
ioved to Great Falls.
Messrs. C. L. Smith and W. K.
ewis spent Thursday in Columbia.
Miss Rebecca Lyles is spending
as week with her parents, Mr. and
Irs. J. D. Lyles.
Misses Mamie Livingstone and Lucy
owers spent last week end in Co-'
Miss Elizabeth Smith spent last
reek in Union.
Mr. and Mrs. Emnest Brooks have
een visiting their mother, Mrs. J.
X Brooks.
Miss Willie Smith is in the Colum
ia Hospital.
Misses Annie L. Caldwell and Eli
abeth Smith and Mr. Rogers Smith
aft this week to resume their school
uties at Macfeat's Business College.
Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Cole, who have
een visiting their brother. Mr. C.
,Smith, left Thursday for their
ome in Darlington.
Oyster Bay, Jan. 6.-Col. Theodorel
Roosevelt, 26th president of the Uni- t
ted States, who died at his home.on h
Sagamore Hill early today, will-be d
laid to rest without pomp or ceremony a
in Young's Memorial. Cemetery.- in-p
this village Wednesday afternoon. He s
will be buried on a knoll overlooking n
Long Island Sound, a plot which he 7
and M j. Roosevelt selected soon af- 2
t?- he left the White House.
In the words of the clergyman who
will conduct the funeral -services:
"America's most typical man, known
in every corner of the earth, will go
to his grave as a quiet, domestic,
country gentleman, beloved by his r
neighbors." A
After prayers at-the Roosevelt home
at which only members of the family
will be present, the funeral servi*e f
will be held at 12:45 o'clock in Christ
Episcopal Church, the little old frame
structure, where for years the Colonel
and his family attended divine wor
At the request of Mrs. Roosevelt
no flowers will be sent. The altartwill
be decorated only with laurel plaed
on it the Christmas season. Mso
in 1 rmance -with mrs-Roosev t's
there will be,-no music, d
nm b tbt1 simple
~ ~~K.i condu
han400dersdris o t
will be card only. These cardf, it was
announced, would be issued from theli,
colonel's office in New York and will e
be given only to relatives and intimate
friends. C4
Cable messages and telegrams of o
condolence, not only from -fellow coun- -n
trymen of high and low degree, but
from distinguished citizens of many i
nations, were pouring into Oyster Bay
tonight by the hundred. All exprass vi
heartfelt grief at the passing of a n
great man and deepest sympathy for y,
Mrs. Roosevelt, always devoted to her is
distinguished husband and one of his m
most trusted advisers. The widow is y,
bearing up bravely under the shock t(
of his sdden death coming as. soon a
after that of their youngest son, a
Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt, who lost his ti
life in a battle with a German airman i
last July. al
The death of Colonel Roosevelt is 7'
believed by the physicians who at-s
tended him, to have been hastened by f
grief over Quentin's death, coupled b
with anxiety over the serious wounds '
suffered by Capt. Archie Roosevelt
while fignting in France. s
He we.s proud of his soldier sons a
and their heroism, but he was a de-a
voted father and he grieved for the
one who gave his life for his coun
try as well as for the- other who was.
wounded. He hid his suffering from
the world, however, in the hope thatt
he might set an example for other
fathers and mothers who had given
their sons to the nation.
To the last Colonel Roosevelt had s
been preaching "Americanism" and e
few realized that his health had been a:
shattered. It was believed that the rug-n
ged constitution which had stood him
in such good stead through so many a
years of "strenuous" life would not t
fail him and that he would regains
his health. His messages of late.how
ever, had been delivered through the
me'lium of editorials or public state-:t
ments instead of as addresses- 't
Even to his neighbors in Oyster 'h
Bay it seemed impossible that life :p
had ended so suddenly for the Rough '0o1
Rider hero of Spanish war days; the -be
statesman who, as governor of New sc
York and as President. had weilded a]
the "big stick" so fearlessly; the ble fe
game hunter of tropical countries; the ti
citizen who preached preparedness al
long before his country entered the h:
world conflict. e
It was at 4:15 o'clock this morning in
that the former president died in his a:
sleep. painlessly. His death was due pt
directly to a blood clot lodged in one v<
lung, the result of inflammatory rheu- I
Mflan, Sunday, Jan. 5.-In speaking
a large delegation which welcomed I
im to. Milan at the royal palace to- t
ay, President Wilson said:
'i can not tell you how much con
limented I am by your coming in per- ]
m to give me this greeting. I have iI
aver known such a greeting as the
sople of Milan have given me on the 1
weets. It has brought tears to my
yes, because I know that it comes
-om their hearts.
"I can see in their faces the same I
iings that I feel towards them and I
now that it is an impulse- of their;
-iendship towards the nation I rep- i
sent as well as a gracious welcome 2
myself. I want to re-echo the hope i
iat we may all work together for a I
reat peace as distinguished from a!.
Lean peace. May I suggest that this 3
great deal in my thoughts.
"The world is not going to consist
Dw of great empires. It is going to
mnsist for the most part of small na-!
ons, apparently, and the only thing 1
iat can bind small nations together I
the knowledge that each wants to
eat the others fairly. That is the I
fly thing. The world has already
iown that its- progress is industrial.
ou can not trade with people whom
Da- do not trust and who do not trust
dence is -he basis of, every-I
a b wond b ple
I as u iave in the great city of I
[an. h ii with 4 sense of added en
wragement and strength that I re- i
irn .to Paris to take part in the!
mncil that will determine the items 1
the peace. I thank you with all 2
y heart." t
President Wilson spoke to the com-.
itte on entertainment as follows: I
Mr. Chairman: Again you have been<
-ry gracious and again you have filled I
y heart with gratitude because of i
)ur reference to my country which!
so dear to me. I have been very 2
uch interested to be told, sir, that t
u are the chairman of the commit- z
e of entertainment which includes:
1 parties without distinction and I x
r glad to interpret that to mean that
iere is no division recognized in the i
iendship which you have for Americat
id I am sure, sir, that I can assuret
>u that in America there would be a:]
milar union of all parties to express
-ienship and sympathy with Italy.
icause, after all, parties are found-*
I upon differences of program andt
>t often upon differences of national
rmpathy. t
"The thing that makes parties work
>le and tolerable is that all parties
ye their own country and there
re participate in the general senti
ents of that country and so it is
ith us, sir. We have many parties '
it we have a single sentiment in
is war and a single sentiment in the E
~ace, and in that sentiment lies our't
eling towards those with whom we
ive b>een associated~ in the great E
niggle. At first the .struggle seem
I to be a natural resistance to an
(gressive force, but as the conscious
ass of the nation grew it became
ore and more apparent that in the
egression of the central powers was2
te spirit of force, and against that I
>irit there arose, as always in the e
ist. the spirit of liberty and justice.
"Force can always be conquered, but
.e spirit of liberty can never be, and y
.e beautiful circumstances about the
story of liberty is that its chain
ons have always shown the power
self-sacrifice. They have always
ecn willing to subordinate their per- e
nal interests to the common goods*
id have not wished to dominate their'..
low man, but have wished to serve r
tem. This is what gives imperish- f
1e victory, and with that victory c
is come about things that are ex
nplified in scenes like this-the corn
g together of the hearts of nations
id the sympathy of great bodies of s
~ople, who do not speak the same r
cabulary, but speak the same ideas. t
am heartened by this delightful ex- s
London, Tuesday, Jan. 7.-Field
farshal Haig, whose report on opera
ions from the end of April until the
nd of hostilities was made public to
dght, pays a high tribute to Marshal'
och and alludes to the "splendid
ighting qualities of the American
orces." In concluding his ieport, the
ield marshal wrote:
"At the moment when the final tri
mph of the allied cause is assured,
re and all others of the allied and as
ociated armies can look back -en the
rears that have gone with satisfaction
mdimmed by any hint of discord or
onflict of interest 4nd ideals. Few
Iliances of the past can boast ef sach
record. Few can show a purpnse
aore tenaciously and faithfully pur
ued or so fully and gloriously
"If the complete unity and harmony
f our action it to be ascribed to the
ustice of our cause it is due to the
bsolute loyalty with which that cause
Las been pursued by all those en
rusted with 'the eontrol of the differ
nt allied armies, which fought side
>y side."
The report takes uf in detail the
ighting on various p.4rts of the Brit
sh front, which, the field marshal
tates, wa.; carried on as: a part of the
,rand plan'' the campaign laid down
y the allied commandz ii
lose of operai
toGngest and most vifal parts of the
nemy's front were attacked, his lat
ral communications were fought to a
tandstill. On the different battle
ronts the British took 187,000 prison
ars and 2,850 guns, bringing the total
Lumber of prisoners captured during
he year to over 201,000. These re
ults were achieved by 59 fighting
ritish divisions, which in the course
f three months battle engaged and
efeated 99 separate German. divisions
Vhen the armistice was signed by the
nemy his defensive powers had al
eady been definitely destroyed. Con
inuance of hostilities would have'
aeant only disaster to the German
xmies and an armed invasion of Ger-:
American troops were the first to
reak the Hindenburg line, according
o The Daily News, in its comment
oday on the report of Field Marshal
aig on the operations from the end
f April last to the close of hostilities.:
he News points out that at least the
rst mention of a break through c,on
ained in the field marshal's report
ras in the course of his description of.
he day's work on September 29, in
hich he wrote:
"North of Bellenglise the Thirtieth
North Carolina, South Carolina, Ten
lessee and District of Columbia)Ame
ican Division, Maj. Gen. E. M. Lewis,
aving broken through the deep de
enses of the Hindenburg line, storm-.
d Bellineourt and seized Nouroy. On
heir left the Twenty-seventh Ameri
an Division (New York) Maj, Gen.:
rl O'Ryan, met with very heavy en-'
lading machine gun fire, but pressed
n with great gallantry as far as Jouy
here a bitter struggle took place for
ossession' of the village. The fight
ag on the whole front of the Second:
merican Corps was severe and in
ellincourt, Nouroy, Gillemont Farm
nd a number of other points, amid;
be intricate defenses of the Hinden
urg line, strong bodies of the enemy:
eld out with great obstincy for many
"These points of resistance were
-radually overcomc. either by the sup
ort troops of the American divisions
r by the Fifth and Third Australian.
ot only many thanks for myself and.
or those who are with me. but thanks:
n behalf of the American people."
From the balcony of La Scala, the
resident spoke briefly as follows:
"I wish I could take you all to
ome place where a similar body of
y fellow countrymen could show
beir heart toward you as you have*
hown me your heart towards them,
m.mus the heart of America has
What was probably the most success
ful Woodman Banquet ever held by
the Local Lodge was that given by
them Tuesday night of this week.
This was in the form of the annual
supper that. is held about the first
part of January of each year. Before
the banquet was served the Lodge.
called a public meeting in the Lodge.
Rooms for the purpose of installing
the newly elected officers. The for
lowing officers were installed: Consul
Commander, S. C. Cathcart, Advisory
Lieutenant, J. D. McMeekin; Banker,
Al Lee Scruggs; Clerk, R. Y. Tur-. -
ner; Watchman, A. M. Hinnant; Sen
try, Thoi. Hoy.
Promptly at nine o'clock-the cere
monies at the Lodge, Rooms havng
been completed-the members of th'e
fraternity, with certain invited guests
repaired to scene of the banquet, which
was laid in the building recently used
by J. F. Davis and Brother. ,ere
places had been laid for something->
more than one hundred, and a.plal.
were filled. The tables gr e
neath;the good things 6ffered.
in plenty were followed by
cranberry sauce. Coffee.
courses. After the banqu
been sufficiently served, Mr.,
the Consul Comm
andtth pointa s&
as they passed'from I?vit
speaker to the appeals:of.others for .
better living up'to the tenets of the
The crowd attending the banquet
was most representative one, not only
of the town, but of the entire county,
a body of men whose influence wiM
in the future as it had in the past be
responsible for the growth and prog
ress of the community. Quite a few
of the ladies of the town added their
charming presence to the occasion,
which made the affair much more en
People of Fairfield County, while
fairly liberal in the matter of buyingI
War Stamps and Thrift Stamps, have
not come up to their allotment for the
past year. The following is a state
ment of stamps sold for the County.
War Savings Stamps for the. county,
23,501 Stamps. .Thrift Stamps for
the County, 14,423 stamps. The fol
lowing figures represent the stamps
sold at the Winnsboro office alone:*
War Savings Stamps, 15,146; Thrift
Stamps, 5,676 Stamps.
Stamps are now on hand at the of
fices of the County for the year 1919.
These stamps will be of a 'ifferentA
series and will be due in 192t, one
year after the stamps of 1918 are due.
The price will begin for .Jan mary at
the same rate as last year, 25c -for
Thrift Stamps, and $4.12. for War. Say- -
ings Stamps. The War Savings
Stamps will increase in price 'o cmnt
each month during the year.
Dear Mr. Editor:
I hear lots your subscribers inquir
ing as to what has become of Mossy
Dale. He was seen some time just
before the signing of the armistice
going through those tall pines hunt
ing for some calves, but later I seen
he was just bluffing, for I seen in a
large white bag he had a large quan
tity of persimmons, and with one
trousers leg split about two feet. So -
I don't think they should worry about
him, for he is very well supplied for
the winter with honey, potatoes, nuts,
etc. Just as soon as he finds out
the war is over you can look forward
to him. (Subscriber) -
gone out to the heart of Italy. WeI
have been watchful of your heroic
struggle and of you heroic suffering *
and it has been our joy in these recent
days to be associated with you in the
victory which has liberated Italy
lmia the world. Viva, Itaf

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