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ESTABLISHED 1844 WINNSBORO,&S PT. eth, 1921VO.XI.N.2
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School opened Monday, September
5th, with a large attendance and the
following teachers: Wfr. J. L. Cath
cart, principal; Mrs. Eugene Stewart
and Mrs. H. L. Castles.
J. 1.E.- Brooks returned home
last week, after- a short stay in. Co
AugusLee 'and Alva Harden, of
Chester were Saturday evening vis
itors in our. co
Miss Annie La Caldwell, of
Columbia,. was the wik-end guest
of Miss Elizabeth Smith.
The miny friends.of Claudi.Lewis
- are glad- to see him out apifter
m - months 4f typhoid feer.
and Mrs. D. C. Ruff and fai.
By returnea - home this week after a
visit ~o relativr
I Mis ane Smith or
* Nor tha'Carlina.
EAr ,Walteri ae4 of
Cob=ia, spent Sunday in com
Mr. and Mrs.
Chalotte visited Mrs.
s the pst week.
a spending some time t-baEi
. I. RAuf, of Great FaII
spnt with Mr. W M.ste
FrP~anei w of Darngtm, ha
'be.n viitghs mother, Mrs W. F
Miss Janie Castles, of Winnsboro,
spent several days the pot week
with friendw here.
On Thursday evening Miss Mary
Scales was hostess at a dinner party
given in honor of Miss Bertha Mae
Blair, a bride-elect. The table was
spread for twelve guests and each
guest was asked to write "good
wishes" for the bride on his or her
place card. Much merriment was
caused when these were read.
Miss Bertha Mae Blair was th-e
guest of honor again on Friday af
ternoon at a miscellaneous showe,
given by Mrs. W. H. Long. The
hemie was tastefully decorated in
lovely pot plants. A very interesting
centest of making the most words
from the names "Blair-Martin'' af
forded much pleasure. The prize for
the contest was won by Misses Va
leria and Bertha Mae Blair and
they were presented with a box et
clacolate. Sandwiches and tea we
served. Miss Blair received many
.Master Thomas Parnell is visiting
relatives in Columbia.
Miss Helen Ragsdale, of Green
ville, was the guest of her brothers,
Messrs. C. H. and J. R. Ragsdale,
Mrs. Clyde Bost, who has been the
guest of Miss Jennie Edrington, has
returned to her home in Hodges.
Mr. Gayden Edrington, of Colum
bia, was the week-end guest of him
father, Mr. J. M. Edrington.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wilkes, of Co
lumbia, were week-end guests of Mrs
J. S. Wilkes.
Miss Alberta Wilkes, who has been
visiting relatives in Normantown, Ga.
has returned home.
Messrs L. S. Henderson and Ed
ward Blair were vistors to rela
tives in Clinton last week.
Mr. T. E. Wilkes was a visitor in
Columbia on Wednesday.
Mr. L. M Blair was a visitor in
Columbia on Wednesday.
Mr. L. M. Blair and Mrs. T. 0.
Blair were visitors in Winnsboro on
Miss Sarah Patriek left Saturday~
for Huntersville, N. C.. where she
will teach in the graded school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Coleman spent
Sunay in Columbia at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Coleman.
Mrs. Macie Brice ha4d as guests
for the week-end her brotger, Dr.
George McAuley, of Atlanti and
Alex and Charlie MeA ,
Mrs Matilda Brice is visiting ii
Chester at. the home of her son, M.
, r. and Mrs. Bishop have returned
to. Beaufort, after spending some
time with kr. end Mrs. J. L. Brice.
Miss Annabel Harvey returned to
gnaraxle,. N. C., to take up her
- er of the A. N. I. Col
lege isses e and Fran
cis Harv with their sisterto
enter Oboa ,'
Stewart Ea1r e y -10r Cis M
Miss Lila has gone to
a01 ~flteeh iri
held oe. 'th'ridst
cluded a number of visitors from
Chester, York, Columbia, Whitg Oak
and Winnsboro, spent the evening in
dancing, Fonversation. and playing
games. Mesdames A. W. Brice, Ma
cie Brice, E. M. Kennedy and D. A.
Coleman assisted the hostess in en
tertaining and serving refreshments.
S. M. Brice spent Monday in Co
Mr. S. Wilkes Denby, state sec
retary of the Christian Endeavor,
is to give a talk to the members
Saturday evening at 8:30, Septem
Misses Margaret and Pauline Tur
ner left Saturday to begin their
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Brice and
family, of Rock Hill, spent Sunday
with Mrs. Maggie B. Turner.
Dr. and Mrs. Ross Pope, of Union,
pent last week with the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Pope.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Blair and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Plaxico an~d fam
ily, of York, attended the Turner
Pope wedding last week..
Miss M. E Clarke is visiting ther
sister, 'Mrs. J. L. Burgess, in Co
Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Carter and
family, of Smith's, attended the
Turner-Pope wedding last week.
Mrs. John Pope is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Aubrey Carter, at
Mrs. John Y. Turner spent part
of last week in Spartanburg with
Mrs. Charles Simms.,
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Turner
spent the week-end with the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Press-!
ly, near Chester.,
As is the custom, the trustees of
Bethel school invited the patrons and*
friends of the schools to be present
at the opening last Monday morning
and a more representative and enthu
siastic gathering it has never been
my privilege to attend; and I am
sure that good resujts will come
from what was said, promised and
endorsed by both patrons and teach
ers. C H. Leitner was master of
ceremonies, and that means that the
crowd sopn got the spirit on them.
Rev. R. E. Sharp and Dr. Hamilton
DEATH OF CAPT. C. S. W
Capt. Charles Steves
many years a resident 4jC"ol
died Tuesday afternoon et the
of his son-in-law, G. F.- PAtto
Winnsboro. His many friends,
and througbout the Stkte will.
regret to hear of his passing;'
,hou h in his 88th year, it was
ult to -associate the idea of
*. one of such buoyant
-tri ' -twith- ena
u by yeara, __i,
tenis &n all great e i
St. John's 3 I
the son ofsa
.foreher) I~wIght, .- -
ikraet ca eer -
br iud sweet -his
Ziong Winn&A "
graduated is 1854. '
brothers bbrab~ in
soul, heo t atth
read a paragiaph -rffa personal
letter in whichf be says he. can give
but little infornation-and for good
reason. He, rites:
"'I served in the Palmetto Guard
from December 30, 1860, on Morris
Island until we took Sumterland then
with 120 of the guard volunteered
in Kersbaw's regiment and went to
Virginia for the war. I never saw
South Carolina but once during the
war and then for three days. Did
not see Charleston at all-so you see
I had little opportunity to note the
mover ents of my college cqmrades.
"There speaks a -man, my brothe
alumni, of whom we should be su
premely proud. No 'holiday soldier'
that! He volunteered for the war,
and during four years of, arduous
services he came home for three days
"All honor to Charles Stevens
Dwight of the class of 1854, captain
of engineers, staff of Maj. Gen. J.
Although the ardent young Caro
linian served in 14 or 15 battles he
was never wounded. He recalled two
meetings with Gen. Robert E. Lee,
and treasured an autograph letter
from the great commander comph
menting him for a survey. His work
was also warmly commended by
Gen. Lafayette McLaws, C. S. A.
After the surrender he emigrated
to Honduras where he followed the
profession of civil engineer,* Iut, be
fore long, returned to the sta~tes. His
last public wcrk was as engineer
of roadway of the Columbia, New
berry and Laurens railroad and nine
years ago, at the age of 79, he built
that road's bridge over Broad river
Captain Dwight was a staunch
Episcopalian, a devoted cehurchman,
and during his residence of 20 year
in Columbia was closely identified
Captain Dwight married MissMa
ria Gaillard, of Fairfield, who sur
vives him. He leaves a sister, Mrs.
H. N. Spencer of Winnsboro, formerly
ly of St. Louis; a'-sony Charles S.
Dwight,- of Charleston, and daugh-.
ters~ Miss Marie G. Dwight,
Charleston; Miss Martha ~P. Dwi'
and Mrs. Eugene C. Cathcart, of Co
lumbia, and Mrs. G. F. Patton, of
Funeral services were conducted at
5 o'clock Wednesday ifternoon 'it
St. JTohn's Episcopal church, Winns
FIRST WEEK JURORS
-1. John Dixon
. J. J. Brice.
3. S. G, Gwin.
4. H. P. Mann.
J. B. Clowney.
R Brice McDonald.
0 .D; Robertson.
E T. Boulware.
21 . &txon.
4 . Reeves.
T. W5 Mann.
F. A esPorte.
Rome demnstration work has
groWn under .Mrs; Clowney's direc
tia in Fairfield county and since the
esablishment and successful opera.
tion of the community market in
Winsbqro the farm women are loath
to ive up the..home demonstration
work in Fairfield county. A com
mittee,' composed of the following
wolnen, has been appointed by the
farm women..to use their influence
with -t). county delegation in get
ting money to continue this work
ir the county: Mrs. J. D. Blair, of
Strother, representing the Blair com,
munlty; Mrs. Archie Young, of
*innsboro, representing the Hickory
Ridge community; Mrs. J. L. Rat
tere% of White Oak, representing
White Oak; Mrs. M. B. Martin, of
S&6.er, representing Salem; Mrs.
T. H. Wilds, of Longtown, repre
sentiig~ that community; Mrs, Mcl
roy, representing Avon; Miss J. R.
Turner, of Winnsboro representing
MRS. KEEHAN GIVES CARD
Mrs. William Keehian entertained
sards Friday afternoon. Six ta
bles were set for bridge. The 'first
pise, a pair of silk hose, was won
by Miss Fkride Martiun; the consola
tion. la pin cushion made from a
snall doll attractively dressed, was
cut by Miss Eliabeth Sloan. Block
pream and cake were served. The
favors were pink tissue paper roses
filled with mints.
Camp Hampton; No. 389, Unite'
(dnfederate Veterans, of Columbi.9
sent a delegation to act as body
ghard at the funei.l of the late
Comrade, Capt. Chas. S. Dwight.
The delegation conssisted of the fol
loing members of Camp Hampton:
W. A. Clark, Commander; D. R.
Flenniken, Adjutant; J. W. Mc
Ceight and Chas. S. Goodwin, mem
bts of Camp Hampton. The Camp~
ao sent a very handsome flor'al de
sign to be placed upon the grave of
teir late comrade. Mr. Clark, thc
cmander of Camp Hampton, is
p bly, since the death of Capt.
Dwighft, the oldest living alumnus oi
ltaion College. He attended as
student at Mt. Zion under Professo:
Hudson in 1857 and spent three con
sentivee years as a student. Ir
" 'ver Gen. Alston and 'in 18E
under Professor Muller.
To the Ttaxpayers of the Town, Elec
tric Light Custome% and Water
We are publishing for your infor
mation the report of the Gooding I
Audit Company, of Columbia, S. C.,
showing the results of the operation I
of the electric light and waterworks i
plants for the year ending April 30, 4
It may also interest you to learn
that since the town began to use the
electric current of the Parr Shoals
Power Company, from June 1916 to
July 31st, 1921, the Board has paid
that company for electric current the
sum of $25,522.07; and has during
the same time paid on the $10,000
bonus account the sum of $4,849.29,
leaving due on such bonus account on
July 31st, 1921, the sum of $5,150.71.
The bonus acckmt is payable, with
out interest in monthly instalments
Board of Public Works,
By J. E. McDonald, Chairman.
Report of Gooding. Audit Company.
Hon. J. E. McDonald, Chairman,
Beard of Public Works,
Wiimsboro, S. C.
I ear Sir:
We hand- you herewith .report
wing the cash receipts of the
the disposiazn of same
reccrds are 'not as complete-as they
might be, we are of the npinion that
these figures present the actual facts
in the case.
In view of the fact that the 'board
has borrowed no money for oper
ating duing the current year, and
has made considerable headway
in-liquidating old liabilities, we would
consider the net results for the year
to be decidedly satisfactory.
Gooding Audit Company,
By H. E. Gooding, C. P. A.
Cash Receipts and Disbursements
Year Ending April 30, 1921.
Balance May 1, 192t......$ 98.13
Receipts, light & water... 17,770.17
Town Winnsboro for water
mains. .............. 1.500 4"
Sale of old boiler.......... 900.00
Miscellaneous receipts... ....532.09
Lr. Amnt. from
Town . ..... .. .1,500.40 $6,465.19
Power .................. 6,230.90
Salary, superintendent 1,750.00
Office rent................. 165.00
Miscellaneous expenss..... 241.33
Excess cash receipts over
operating expense. .. .. ..6,248.31
Disposition of Excess
House at plant.........$ 1,682.15
Ford truck ............... 553.80
Office quipment ........... 154.28 t
New mains ............. ,500.40 I
Plant improvement (par-i
tial) .. .......-.-... $ 3,890.63c
Liquiationl Old Debts
Paid on Parr Shoals in- (
debtedness..-..--.--..-..-.$ 600.0 :
Paid on other notes and
accounts ........2,162.71 6
- $ 2,762.711 t
Less overdraft at end pir-s
iod.............--.$ 405.04 'l
Net Reduction ........$ 2,357.68 u
Total of plant improve- -
ment and Liquidation. .. . .$6.248.31 *s
This statement does not take into e
consideration any extensions exceot i
the.min paid for b? the Town s
NT OF THE
OF PUBLIC WORKS
ATHLETICS ATeMT. ZION.
The high schools of the state have
earned that to get good work out
>f school pupils they must make high
schools a greater attraction by offer
ng good games as well as good
itudies. Also they realize a good
bitizen is best made by learning
;eam work, loyalty, honesty of effort
while in high school.
The. eextension department of
South Carolina organized a tww
weeks' athletic school for, athletic
:oaches so p3 to train them ha- to'
:onduct all games. They have as
oaches, Sol. Metzor, in footbal,
Zoach Bean, of Atlanta Athletie Clubr
mud Georgia Tech, end others, all
ioted men each at the head of their
Coach M. M. Stewart, of Mt. Zion,
s taking the courae and reporta
nach work. He has his uniform
with him and' is getting in great
sha by eight hours work es day/ *
earning muel of, the insi& *art of
'he gain$ and expects to put out a
rood team this falL
As school beins next week the fa
niliar sound of "signals" and "hit
him hard" will soon be floating oe
the college green.
THOMAS P. UYSON,
home here las aturday aftins
at 3 o'clock and was buried Sunday
morning at 10 o'clock. The fperal
services were conducted by Dr. Oliver
Johnson, his pastor, at the A. R. P.
church and burial took place at the
A. R. P. church immediately after.
Mr. Bryson was born at Ora, Laurens
county, April 22, 1852. Forty-one
years ago he came to Fairfield coun.
ty where he made his home up to
the time -i his death. He was a
large planter, and lived on his farm -
until four years ago, when his 'helata
failed. He sold his farm and movn
to town. He had been an invalid foi '
the past six months, not being able
to be out of the house. He had a
stroke of paralysis August 29, from
which he never rallied. He was pa
tient and submissive during all his
long sickness. He was twice knar
ried, the second time, June 28,
1899, to Miss Mattie Mills, of Ches
ter county, who survives him. He
is survived by the following sisters:
Mrs. John Woodruff, Hattlesburg,
Mies- Mrs. C. '. Wright, Spartan
burr; Mrs. E. A. Wright, F'ountain
in, ,and Mrs. Frank Pearsen, Wood
IWO DAYS' CLINIC HELD Th
Dr. R. G. Hamilton, health officer
>f Fairfield county, held a tubercu
osis clinic in Winnsboro in th
ounty health offices lastThr:
ind Friday. He was assisted by Dr.
Ernest Cooper, who is in charge of
:he State Tubereulosis Sanatarfum
Lt State Park, and Dr. B. E. Kneese,
who until recently was connecte
vith two of the largest hospitals in
he United .States 'and Canada. Dr.
Cneese returned to South (Varolina
o enter the public health service, an.
s the health officer of Newberr.
ounty. Miss Helen Senton of the
ureau of child hygiene, also assist
d Dr. Hamilton. A great 'deal of'
aterest wvas shown in the clinic,
'here was an attendanc'e of 75 with
1 examinationos. ,
Dr. Hamilton and Miss Clements,
he county health nurse, are in their
econd year's work in this county.
'hey are a very wideawake unit and
ave been very successful in building
p this -department in Fairfield.
rhich we have both charged .and
redited, nor does it allow env cred
b for increase in the inventory ot
upnlies on hand for the vear.