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ESTABLISHED 1844 WIN.BORO S. AU VOL. XLIX, NO. 19
Miss Julia Nichols is spending a
few weeks with 'ner 'nephew, Mr.
Will Nichols, of Nitrolee.
Master Jack Ford, of Great Falls,
spent the week with his grand-mo
ther, Mrs. J* S. Glass.
Miss Isabell Glass is spending a
few days with her sister, Mrs. W.
Mrs. Katie Jackson gave a social
Tuesday evening, which was enjoyed
by all who were present.
Messrs. Frank Higgins and James
Smith spent the week-end with Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Higgins, of Liberty
Mrs. J. F. Thomasson and family
.spent Sunday with Mrs. J. S. Glass.
Miss Julia Ligon is spenling a few
days with her sister, Mrs.'James
Ligon, of Richburg.
Misses Stella, Margaret and Mary
Fowler spent Saturday with the
Mr. David Smith motored to Ches
ter Saturday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ford and
family spent Sunday with Mrs
Ford's mother, Mrs. Kate Jackson.
Mes'rs. Rufus Keistler and Rey
nolds Witherspoon spent Sunday in
.Rev. J K. Hair gave U picnic
Thursday, which was enjoyed by all.
He only invited a few of the mem
Messrs. Alex Glass and Boyd
.Nichols were invited out Sunday af
,r ernoon to eat water melon.
Master Jeff Outlaw has gone to
Heath Spring to visit a few weeks.
Miss Ada Morrison retprned to
her home in Great Falls, after visit
ing Miss Pauline Roberts for a few
"aP n'e- Roberts and*ifi
3rice accompanied Miss Elizabeth
'ooper to her home in Columbia.
They will be with her for a while.
The young people had a water
ielon feast on last Thursday night
in the grove at the new home of Mr.
A. A. Young's. Plenty of water
.melons were served and everybody
-.ad a good time.
Messrs. J. -. Timms and E. U.
3rice attended the Baptist union
mneeting at Jenkinsville last Sunday.
A good many of our men folks
-.vent fshing on Little river last
Thursday. Caught lots of fish and
had a good time.
Miss Grac3 Attaway, of Winns
boro, spent the week-end with Miss
Mrs. J. W. Brice and Mrs. E. F.
Brice spent Tuesday with Mrs. WV.
Miss Cora McDowell, of Winns
boro, spent part of last week in the
Miss Gene Rabb, of Columbia,
spent a few days in the community
Miss Rena Wilson, of White Oak,
.is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. D.
Miss Marie Lemmon is visiting in
Messrs. J. 31. and J. D. Park at
tended the Baptist union meeting at
Jenkinsville last Sunday.
Mr. Jarvis McIntyre, who has been
making his home with Mr. W. D.
Park, spent a few days with his
sister, Mrs. E. A. Killion, at Great
Miss Mary Boyd, of Winnsboro,
-,spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
L. W. Hawes.
Mrs. Will Boulware and children
spent a day or two with Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Park.
Mr. John Gelston is visiting Mr.
and Mrs. E. E. Roberts. He and Mrs.
Roberts leave Wednesday for Loui
siana, where they will be joined by
Mrs. Gelston, who is visiting her pa
rents. They will return in ten days.
Mrs. Garlisle Smith and children,
John a Mary. are spending a few
days with Mrs. Smith's grand-father,
Mr. H. J. Burley.
Mr. Tommie Jenkins, of Columbia,
recently visited his parents, Mr and
Mrs. J .Jenkins.
Henry Suber, of Strother, spent
a few days last week with Mrs. Es
telle Rabb and Mrs. Hamiter.
Mrs. Jas. W. Hawkins and chil
dren, Claude and Susie, of Columbia,
spent two weeks with Mirs. Hawkins'
father, Mr. D. P. Hamiter, returned
A social given by the Epwarth
League Friday evening was well at
tended. Delicious cream was served.
Miss Culbreth is visiting her bro
ther near the village. They are our
new neighbors and we are delighted
Mrs. J. E. Shedd is visiting rela
tives near Jenkinsville.
Professor Holmes Scott is spend
ing a while with his mother, 3rs.
J. A. Scott.
Mrs. Buford Jackson and chi!dren
2f College Place, spent last week
with relatives here.
The Bethel Sunday school has one
more prize to its creodit. At the
conference of Methodist Sunday
schools at Cedar Creek it had more
present than any other school. At
the conference there were 200 or
over, all told. This conference r.ep
resented all the Sunday schools in
Richland, Ridgeway, Edgewood and
Fairfield circuits. Sunday school
metheds and improvements were dis
cussed and plans laid for larger
work along all lines.
Prof. F. S. Parker has moved from
Bethel to Jenkinsville. We miss him
as a citizen and all other ways that
are good. He is absolutely pure gold.
You will always find him on the
right side of very question.
Th#-Tefile frohi Moss-yDale and
two gentlemen passed through our
section Monday going to the home
of C. H. Leitner. They halted but
were afraid to get out.
Mrs. C. H. Leitner was rejoicing
at the visit of her brother, \Ir.
Frank Solley and wife and chil
'lren, Frances and Mary Lee, last
week-end. Also her. sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Mackay Solley. Mrs. Mackay
Solley attended the League Sunday
night and was very free in her
praise of the efforts and interest of
the Bethel Leaguers
The boll weevil are still very ac
tive. We are beginning to needl rain
on corn and cotton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellison Wylie spent
the week-end with Mrs. D. R. Craw
ford iand family.
Mrs. Jesse Coleman, of Jackson
ville, Fla., has been visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. W. H. Crowder.
Mrs. Wade Aiken and Mrs. Hyrold
Turner are spending some time with
their mother, Mrs. Jas. W. Crowder.
Mrs. .Julia Simms, of Winthrop
College, is at home for the month of
Mr. and Mrs.M. B. Martin were in
Miss Genie Gladney has returned
home from Orangeburg, where she
has been attending a house party.
Miss Mary Fee spent the week
end with her sister, Mrs. W. H.
Dr Hairrod Martin, of Union, was
in our neighborhood Sunday.
Mrs. Kirkpatrick, of Fort Lawn,
is visiting Mrs. Edgar Aiken.
Miss Mary Helen Crawford is
spending some time with her sisters,
Mrs. Jim Edrington, of Winnsboro,
and Mrs. Ellison Wylie, of Wateree.
Our crops are suffering for rain.
The boll weevil is in every field, of
course worse in some places than
others. Corn has been fine, but this
hot and dIry woather~ is ruining it.
Plenty of melons, but few of large
Be sure to read the "ad" about
the picnic at Salem church on Au
gust 10th. Meet your friends, ac
quaintances and sweet-hearts on
Mr. Woodward Nichilson came
over from Darlington recently . to
visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Miss Marie Brice and Jame'
Brice, after a three weeks' visit
relatives here and at Blackstoek
returned to York Monday with th~i
father, J. M. Brice, who motorp
over for the week-end with Mr. a'
Mrs. Tom Brice.
Quite a number of ladies fr
here attended the missionary nies
ing at the Biackstock Baptist chu'
last Thursday, where two splend
talks were given by Miss Lawt
who has always lived in China "
til six years ago, when. sh' carri
over to study at the training school
Mr. R. T. Dougherty motored u
from North to spend the week-ent
with Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Brice. Mrs
Dougherty, who has been visiti4
her daughter, Mrs. Brice, returik
Dr. Haynes' daughters, Misse
Francis and Lilla, are visiting tlir'
grand-mother, Mrs, Thorne.
Mrs. Macie Brice had as spend
the-day guests Wednesday, Mrs. E.
H .Hardin and daughter, Rebecca, -of
Chester, and Miss Annie Wyli
Moore, of Charlotte.
Mrs. J. C. Stewart entertained
Monday evening in honor of Miss
Lila Nicholson's guest, Miss Lula
Johnston, of St. Georges. The guests
found great amusement in making
life books from magazines and iden
tifying their photographs taken iM
childhood. Misses Gladys Stewart
and Elizabeth Brice assisted the hos
tess in serving a delicious salad and
ice course. The attiljetive living
room and dining room were beauti-1
fully decorated in summer flowers.
Miss Johnston was the guest of
honor at a picnic at Great Falls
Tuesday, which was given by the
people from Woodward and Black
stock and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie
Brice, of Avon.
Mrs. David McIlroy entertained In
Wednesday evening -of,.Iast, e
honor of her daughter, Miss Rut-h
McIlroy, who has recently come over
from Ireland. Delicious tea brought
by Miss McIlroy from Ireland. was
served with sandwiches and cake,
after which lovely peaches were
brought in. The handsome napki.
nand tray covers wcre of pure Irish
linene and were brought over by Miss
Mcllroy. Miss Lilly Mcllroy assisted
her mother in entert.ain
Dr. Walkup Douglass, of Balti
mre, was the guest of honor Thurs
dav evening at a dliitfOl ra
tion given by Mr. and Mr's. Ebb
Stevenson. Cream, cake and fruit
were tevedl, and about thirty guests
hd tepleasure of .seeing Dr.
Dr. Douglass is visiting Mr. and
Mrs. A. G. Douglass at their lovely
The protracted meeting at Union
has closed. The meeting was con
dlucted by Rev, Craig, of Rock Hill.,
assisted by the pastor, Rev, Mayes.
of Winnsboro. We als-> had Mr.
H enrv V'arnhover, of Orangeburg,
who led the song service, which add
ed much to the meeting and was en
joyed by all of those who had the
pleasure to attendl. There were five
new members added to the church
Mr., P. B. Roberts was a business
visitor in Columbia recently,
Miss Mary Boyd, of Winnsboro, is
the guest of Miss Carrie Steele.
Mrs. Lillie May Smith, of New
berry, is visiting at home,
Mr. J .W. Harrison was in Winns
Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Steele were
visitors in Winnsboro Saturday,
Dr. J. L. Harrison and niece,
Naoma, were visitors in Winnsboro
Miss Lula Lee Rogrts, registered
nurse of Columbia, is visiting her
Ibrother, Mr. P. B, Roberts,
Mr. J. B. Hagood was a visitor
in Winnsboro Saturday.
Miss Kate Lee Steele, of Winns
horo, has been visiting in the niegh
Mr. W. WX. Arthur, of New York.
was the guest of R. D. Butler re
y afternoon, July 27,
David Mcllroy enter
:-amber of guests in honor
dst daughter, Miss Ruth
s d has just come to this
m Ireland. The feature
ebeing was a contest in
.1e ladies tried to see who
.the most words from the
reland. A prize was giv
er, Miss Ella Sterling.
refreshments of good old
sandwirhes, cake and de
joeaches were served. The
ift at 6 o'clock after having
* I very pleasant. afternoon.
'crowd of young people went
here on a picnic to Great Falls
day and reported a very en
s Margaret Sterling entertained
..-umber of young people at her
Friday evening in honor of
Elizabeth Kerr. A pleasant
gvening was spent by rail present
plying games, etc. Among the
insts present were the Misses Har
dli and Gladden, of Chester.
Miss Lily Mcllroy, who has been
kome for the past week, has r turned
;o Charlotte, where she will take up
her duties as a nurse.
Mis'ses Marie and O'Neal Mc
Keown visited their grand-parents;
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. McKeown, during
th past week.
Miss Elizabeth Kerr has returned
from Rock Hill, where shehas been
attending the summer school.
The cotton and corn crops of this
community are looking better than
ever despite the fact that fertilizer
was scarce this spring.
Mrs J. L. Douglas and family are
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
. A few young people from here at
tended services at Hopewell church
Mrs. E. R. Roberts and grand-]
chiI( ss MarygLe ~isam(11an
leturned to Monticello, after spend
ing some time with Mrs. L. D. Lyles.
Messrs. J. F. Watson and Russell
Clowney, of Winnsboro, were the
guests of Mr. C. L. Smith Sunday.
Misses Earline and Beaufort Lyles
left this week for the nountains.
Miss Elizabeth Smith, of Char
!Atte, is at home on her Nacation.
Mr. Harry Trap, if Columbia,
was a visitor in our community
The Misses Mays, of Prosperity,
visited Mrs. .1 Hoke recently.
Miss Sara Brooks visited her
gandI-mother, Mrs .J. P. Brooks,
T. C. C'amak, Jr., spent the past
week-end with Leitner Blair.
Miss Lois Smith is spending this
week with friends in Liberty Hill.
Miss Annme Laurie Caldwell, of
Cilumbia, is visiting relatives here.
Dr. LeRoy Lewis, of Chester, vis
ited in the community Sunday.
Miss Madge Reynolds, .of Char
lotte, was the guest of Miss Eliza
beth Smith last week. -
Mr. and Mrs. T. WV. Lewis and
family left Tuesday for Tennessee.
in their car.
All the young people around the
neighborhod enjoyed a water mel
on feast at the quarry Tuesday
The road from where it leaves the
nain road to Rion must be the best
in Fairfield county, since Mossy
Dale says it is. I understand the
cost of this stretch of road did not
equal the communitation tax paid
annually by residents of Rion. How
ever, it has cost one of our citizens
a good deal in addition to county
aid to build and maintain it. An
outlay which he is willing to make
to have decent roads through his
property. Wouldn't it be well for
Mossy Dale and others to do like
wise instead of waiting for the coun
ty commissioners to interced~e.
Mrs. W. F. Mackin spent the
week-end with her daughter, Miss
Ruth Mackin of Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh andl s m,
Albert, and Misses Emma Mae
Young and Jesse Lee Humphries at
FARIM DE3ONSTRATION NOTES.
All Guernsey breeders in the
county, whether pure breds or grades,
are invited and urged to attend the
annual meeeting of the Tri-County
Guernsey Association at Mr. J. J.
McDaniel's farm near Blackstock.
Several prominent speakers will be
on hand to address, the association.
A basket picnic will be served and
everyone who can should bring a
basket. The association is compused
of Guernsey breeders from Fairfield,
Chester and Yolk counties. Mr. C.
K. Turner is one of the vice-presi
dents. All the Guernsey breeders
from Fairfield county shoud attend
this mee.1g and plans should be
discussed for the marketing of our
dairy products. The date of the
meeting is the 2nd Tuesday in Au
gust. All those who intend raising
,ither pure-bred or grade Guernseys
should attend this meeting also.
Here is a fine demonstration of
what improved machinery will eo in
reducing the cost of making our
crpps. With the use of a riding cul
tiviator Mr. W. E. Stewart and his
father have cultivated 10 ires of
cotton and 15 acres of corn and
spent only $7.00 for labor.
Miss Ella Sterling, of the New
Hope section of the county, 1 as a
very fine crop of apples. Miss Ster
ling sprayed her apples three times
;nd from present indications she
going to get fine results.
If you have any t rn for sale see
your county agent and he will do
his best to helP you dispose of it.
GOOD ROADS CAMPAIGN.
Columbia, July 30.-An intensive
publicity campaign for good roads is
being plagned by the South Caro
lina Good Roads Association for the
near futpre. The organization will
take advantage of every advantage
of every method known to stress up
on the people of the state the ne
cessity of permanent highways be
'ng built by the st4te, it was said
e newspapers, the billboards,
the moving picture and othcr agen
cies will be used in the campaign.
Already posters are being printed
emphasizing the fact that "bad roads
cost more than good roads."
"Bad roads mean loss and isola
tion; good roads mean prosperity
and communication." reads one of
the slogans being gotten out by the
association. Another circular calls
attention to'the fact that while oth
er states of the union are spending
enormous sums on state highwuys
South Carolina is spending practi
tally noth'ng by comparison.
''W~e are delighted with the re
sponses that our appeals are meet
ing with." said President L. D.
Jennings yesterday. "The people of
the state are sending in their mem
bership fees iight along. A big
membership in our association means
a strong association and every coun
ty in the state :ihould have a large,
number of active members. We
want as members people who are
really interestedi in good roads and
who wils get out and work when we
celdl upon them."
Presidc:t Jennings announced
yesterday that B. H. Peace, presi
dent arnd editor of the Greenville
News, had accepted the position of
chairman for Greenville county and
will at once undertake the work of
c rganizing the county. ,MSr. Peace is
a :-Od roadg enthusiast and has given
the association strong suppiort
through the columns of his paper.
"~We are very greatly indebted to
Lhe hress of the state for the splen
:lid support which it is giving us,"
saidl Mr. Jennings yesterday. "We
Felt sure that we would have the
support of the newspapers since
:hey always stand for progressive
neasures. Without their aid we
~ould accomplish nothing in the cam
PICNIC AT SALEM1.
There will be a picnic at Salem
Zhurch on Wednesday, August 10th.
1921, given under the auspices of
he Woman's Auxiliary of the Salem
:hurch. An interesting program is
>eing arranged for the day. There
rill be helpful talks by forzeful
~eakers on present day proble ns.
~.mple provisions are being made to
~ntertain a large crowd. Come, bring
COTTON GROWERS REDUCE
Washington, Aug. 2.-The South
is turning its back on cotton and is
giving greater attention than ever
before to feed crops, according to a
statement oof the department of ag
riculture issued today. The state
ment is based on an officiAl compi
lation of acre4e.
The cotton producing states of
North and South Carolina, Georgia,
Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi,
Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Ar..
kansas have cut their cotton 10,194,
000 acres, or 28 per cent. from last
year. Regarding this reduction, the
department expresses its amazement
"A change of 5 per cent. in the
countrywide acreage of a major crop
is unusua4 10 per cent. is rare, and
15 per cent. is unknown except under
About 60 per cent. of the reduced
acreage has been devoted to food
crops. Corn shows a gain of 4,521,
000 acres, or 13 per cent.; wheat
607,000 acres, or 10 per cent.; oats,
740,000 acres, or 13 per cent.; hay,
413,000 acres, or 5 per cent.; sor
ghum and cane, 79,000 acres, or 10
per cent.; and potatoes, 123,000 acres
or 10 per cent. The larger part of
the 4,423,000 acres unaccounted for
has gone into pasture or is left idle.
Southern states have reduced rice
acreage 450,000 acres, or 39 per
cent.; tobacco, 262,000 acres or 32
per cent. Unsatisfactory prices for
the crop of last year is held respon
Alabama shows a smaller reduc
tion of cotton acreage than any other
state but corn is planted in with
the cotton the department was able
Regarding the actual production
of cotton, the department has not
compiled a final estimate. The acre
nge reduction of 28 per cent. does
not indicate what the prediction will
be in comparison with the. produc
duced, ranging from an estimate of
20 per cent, in certain states to. 0
per cent, in others. -
There 'is an idea entert-:oined by
so-called cotton experts in congr':s
thot the cotton crop of this year
will be nearly 40 per cent. less than
that of last year. The department
does not sanction such estimate by
formal statement, if at all.
There is just one fly in the oint
ment. Despite the reduction in
acreage, there is still in cultivation
in cotton states a larger acreage
th i before the war,
POULTRY BREEDERS' ASSOCIA
-Charleston, July.--The fifth an
nual show of the South Carolina $
Poultry Breeders' Association will be
held in connection with the State
Fair at Columbia, October 24 to 283,
according to announcement made
here today by B. E. Adams, presi
dent of the organization. Plans are
under way to make this thelargest
show ever held 'by the Southi Caro
lina poultry breeders, said Mr. Ad
ams, who is in touch with the poul
try exhibitors throughout the South
All parts of the State are repre
sented in the poultry association and
it is believed by the officers that a
large number of fine fowls will be
shown at Columbia this fall, The
directors of the organization, it was
explained, are taking an active in
terest in the matter and promise
a full house when the curtain rises
on the State Fair,
The following poultry fanciers
are members of the beard of direc
L. C. Breeden, Bennettsville; A. K,
McDowell, Charleston; T. D. Hooks,
Columbia; iT M,. Jordan, Grceenville;
Wendill M. Levi, Sumter; M. C.
Stuckey, Florence; R. R. Hickson(.
Cheraw; W. I. Isom, Spartanburg; G.
G. McLaurin, Dillon; J. Wirron Will
son, Spartanburg, and B, E. Adams,
I will give a barbecue at Blair's
Friday, August 12th. Will appreci
ate your coming and telling your
friends to come. Bring your bathing
suit and enjoy the day,
F, F. SUBER,