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ETABLISHED 1844 Jiohnl~ca WINNSBO)RO, S. -C4-'OLXI N 8
Mrs. W. E. Wilds, who as been
visiting Miss Pauline Jones and oth
er relatives in Chester, returned
Mr. Lee Jones has resumed his
studies at Clemson College.
Miss Weir, of Winnsboro, and Miss
Hood are guests of Miss Irene Stew
art and Mrs. D. F. Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McEachern and
Mr. j. J. McEachern, Jr., spent a
short while with relatives in Colum
bia this week,
Mrs. R. L. Peay and children have
been on a visit to her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. N. Center, in Winnsbor.
Mrs. R. A. Rabon and Miss Boidie
Rabon are visiting relatives in Ker
Mr. *aion Tidwen and Mr. David
Boulware were among those who
served as members of the jury in
Winnsboro last week.
Miss Marie Mayer spent a while
with relatives in Ridgeway recently.
Mr. James Harrison has returned
Dr. Dobson, of Ridgeway, was
Longtown -during the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Harrison were
,mong the recent visitors at Flora
brook, the home of the Misses and
The Rev. J. E. Jones, of Chkepter,
has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
E. Wilds and other relatives In this
Mr. Thos. W. Melichmnp has re
turned to Charleston, after a short
visit to E. H. and E. R. Dixon.'
.Miss Kathleen Matheson is teach
.g in-the .graded school at Monti
an a- visit latis in Columbia.
Mr. D. G. Smitly expects to go to
Columbia this week to spend some
time with his son, Mr. Jas. Smith.
Mrs. Geo. J. Wilds is the guest
of her'sister, Mrs. Robinson, in An
Mr. and Mrs. John Dixon ani chil
dren were recent guests of Mr. and
Mrs. R. A. Rabon.
Mr. Luther Boulware is serving
on the jury in Winnsboro this week.
Mr. David Dawkins, of Winns
boro, spent a part of last week here
with his sister, Miss Nancy Day
E. H. D.
Quite a crowd of Bethelites at
tended the annual meeting of the
American Bible Society held at Ce
dar Creek church last Sunday morn
Mrs. Kelley, of Seneca, visited
her sister, Mrs. R. M. Main, the past
Mr.. and Mrs. S. H. Gibgon an
nounce the birth of a son on Sep
Mr. and Mrs. Olin Cousin, of
Newberry, spent Sunday with Mr.
W. R. Ashford.
Mrs. Pope Brooks gave an all-day
party on Saturday, October 1, in
honor of Francis' fourteenith birth
- y. A written program for the
- i'ay was given to the guests upon
'heir arrival, consisting of problems
- mathematics, geography, test
,iestions and catch questions, the
results of each one being "14."
These kept the girls quite busy un
til dinner hour. During that time
the little birthday gifts were hidden
in nooks and corners of a certaini
room, and directions given to Fran
cis how and where to find them.
These directions were, of course,
,isleading, and much fun was
had in locating the hidden treasure.
After dinner the results of the mor
ning's work was read to the great
' amusement of all.
Mr. C. H. Leitner has charge of
the Sunday school training class
during Mr. Sharp's absence.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Clark and chil
dren spent last Sunday with Mr.
Preston Roberts at Union.
James Sharp is at home again and
able to be in school again.
NEWS AS .
frby somewhat improved after a
,pell of sickness some days ago.
Mr. W. G. Smith and little grand
of Columbia, wee in the com
nity last Sunday.
Miss Lovie Irby has returned to
her school, near Blythewood, for the
Miss Mary Thomasson has return
ed to her work at Rock Hill.
Mr. Alex. Glass spent the day
with his sister, Mrs. W. B. Lumkin.
The people are very sorry to hdar
of the accident to Mr. Young Ligon.
Friday while he was cutting wood
a limb flew back and hit him on
the leg and fractured it. He will
be missed at Sunday school and at
Mr. Alex. Glass motored to
Winnsboro Friday on business.
Messrs. Perry and Lucius Ligonl
are at home for a few days.
Mr. Strother Ford and sister, Miss
Janie Ford, and the other two teach
ers of Mitford motored to Chester
Saturday on. business.
Mrs. Mollie Dye has returned to
her daughter at Mitford from a.visit
to Mrs. John Hinson, at Great Falls.
Rev. J. E. Brown spent Sunday
with Mrs. W. T. Raines.
Mrs. Will Cunningham and fami
ly spent Sunday with her sister-in
law, Mrs. W. T. Raines.
A large crowd attended the rega
lar Sunday afternoon services at SaR
Mr. John Albert Ladd, .who holds
a .postion in Charl
Mr. Pressly Crawford is at home
for a short visit before leaving for
Nashville, Tenn., where he will. en
*er a dental college.
Miss Corinne Aiken spent last
week in Columbia.
Mr. Joe Gladney Kirkpatrick, of
Ft. Lawn, spent last week with his
sister Mrs. Edgar Aiken.
Mr. A.'C. Lyles is visiting his sis
ter, Mrs. Fannie Martin.
Misses Annie Robinson, Sallie San-:
ders, Kitkpatrick and Isabel Craw-.
f.rd, of Chester, spent the week-end
with Mrs. Edgar Aikn.
Mr. and* Mrs. Gilder Norris and:
family, of Chester, visited Mr. and
Mrs. D. M. Aiken recently.
Mrs. Jack Pollard and little Jack
are visiting Mrs. Pcillard's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Crowder.
Mis5 Lois Aiken, of Columbia, spent
the , week-end at the home of her
father, M. R. M. Aiken.
Mr. Charles- Crawford and Miss
Mary Helen Crawford spent Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. Berrry Martin have
returned from their wedding trip.
Mr.- L. M. Blair was a visitor in
Mrs. J. N. Fee was a visitor -in
Columbia the past week-end.
Mrs. Sallie Blair, who has been
the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Lu
la Blair for some time, has left for
a visit in Columbia.
Miss Winter was a week-end vis
itor to relatives in Columbia.
Mr. L. S. Henderson and Miss Ber
tha Mae Blair were week-end visitors
Mrs. L. M. Blair, Messrs. Laurence
Blair and J. B. Frazier, Jr., were vis
itors in Winnsboro Monday.
Among those who attended the
Blair-Martin wedding were: Mrs.
Jones, Mrs. Jessie Sparks, Misses
Jennie Nola Sparks and Lena Cope
land, of Clinton, Miss Louise Graham
and little Miss Sarah Graham, of Co
1umbia, Miss Elizabeth Lever, of
Montgomery, Mrs. J. F. Watson, Mr.
and Mrs. G. M. Clowney, Mrs. John
Turner, Messrs. Ernest Blair and
Riley Cathcart, of Winnsboro; Mr. J.
Tidmarsh, of Whitmere; Mr. Adolphus
Lyles, of Columbia; Mrs. John Smith,
Mr. L. M. Blair, Miss
and Mr. Lawrence Blair
in Chester Tuesday.
H. Y Ligon had the m,
breaking his leg from
tree while cutting. wood.
rfiends wish him a speedy
Mr. and Mrs. Cun
tle daughter motored
Blackstock and spent
W. T. Raines and Mrs.
Raines. Mrs. Raines
with them for a short vlsi
Mr. George Higgins #mB
passed through Mitfoi
their way to Winnsboro
the day with Mr. Moore
Messrs. Lucas and P
are at home while ther
Mr. and Mrs. George
have returned fom their h
and will keep house in G
They were out to church
the delight of their many
The Mitford school. Is
ward with fifty pupils
three competent teachers in
Rev. J. 0. Brown dined.
Raines' Sunday and from
to Ebenezer to hold services
Mrs. J. E. Brown and baby.
home again, to the plea
A very good crowd was.
unday school Sunday and
Rev. J. E. Brown presch.
visitors from Stover aid:
attended the services. I.
a pleasure to have the
Sir. Irie Scotu
Brice and Miss
tored to Great Falls
Mr. Archie, Rev.
Misses Rosa Park - and EulaZ '
motored to Columbia on ast
Miss Susie Timms left Sfu
for Kingstreet. to take charge
er school there.
Mrs. A E. Young has gone, tp
it her son at Lowryville.
Mr. R. M. Brice, of Winngboro,
spent Sunday at home.
Mr. Jack Simpson, of Winnsbor;,
spcnt Saturday and Sundaykat thej
ome of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Brie .1
Mr. James Macfie, Jr., was in the~
Mr. J. W. Harrison, of the Union)
:ommunity, spent a day with CM*5'
Laura Tinos redently.
Mr. r. M. Timms celebrated--his
birthday recently by having a ..fw
relatives and friends with him-4or
i day.. --
The farmers are about thbrough
gathering their cotton crop, so they,
iave nothing to worry about, as
therewill be very few peas "to pick,1
so you see there is nothing- to do
A crowd of boys of about 1.8, .went
'possumn hunting last Saturday night
nd the closest estimate that I heard
was that four were caught. ~
An unusually and impressive wed
ing was that of Miss Bertha Mael
Blair and Milo Berry Martin, Jr.,
which was solemnized Thursday af
ternoon, September 29, at 4~ o'clock,
at the home of the bride's mother,;
Mrs. Lula Blair.
The home was beautifully decdrat
ed. In the parlor where the meddng
gifts were displayed were large vases
of golden rod. The living fof wa
most attractive in red cut flowers and
green foliage. Here the shower gift.
were on display and in a most chstin
ing white canopied nook the bris
ake was placed. The -cerent(
room was very effective fin it'
white and green. On a backgrgun4 u
pure white were placed garlan~s
boxwood and trailing vines);of *~
while pedestals liolding baskels 9
flowers and ferns formed ana
Oct. 3.-Further de
condition of cotton dur
resulted in, she 3
'500,000 bales in the fore
tion, issued today by
ent of ag-iciltie, which
total crop at 6,537,000
500 pound bales.
tion of the crop Septem
estimated to be.42.2 per
ormal, indicating a yield
st of production, in
.00. pound bales, and the
of the crop on September
entage of normal by
Forecast, 10,000. and
lina: 489,000, and 64.
: 644,000 and 40.
422,000 and 38.
6,000 and 600.
468,000 and 46.
pi: 846,000 and 48.
: 24,000 and 41.
8,000 and 38.
67tO0 and 53.
217,000 and 62.
48,000 and 10.
'405,000 and 38.
88,000 and 73.
45000 and 81.
states: 7,000, and 83.
- ower California's
placed at .31,000
In Califorlia's total,
from 4 nited States
prior t September
to ,907,9W rpnning
IA 2@1 balef
aWk 37 bales of
Ibgzites this year to
"229;927; Arizona, 2,970;
152,050; Cilifornia, 1,182;
3,567; Georgia, 391,756;
IqO,851; Mississippi, 251,
uri, 14,376; North aCr-oli
757; Oklahoma, 139,405;
olina, 215,290; ,Tennessee, I
s, 1,220,281; Virginia,
I - other states, 354.
-N rk, Oct. 3.-One of the~
o jd and 'exciting movements
tacular sessions on the
change occurred today in
cowith the publishing of
th- ment's crop reports. Af
tr~ ly rise of unusual pro
no rices broke violently until
Wiminutes a reaction of
12points had been recorded.
publication of the report
a good deal of buying in
e.that the figures would
ition of [40 or under.
actual figures of 42.2 were
the brokers' wires and
the market was over
yith selling orders. Decem
ts which rose approxi
.50 to 21.95, a new high
~this season on the sharp
rn, slumped to 20.00 and
anths generally were marked
net losses of 30 to 65
as quickly as it came, the
liquidation subsided, and the
became steadier on trade
* ith recoveries in the later
rage houses crowds of
ere lined up in front of the
rds. The government re
'g to a crop of 6,537,000
only slightly above the
~of the private reports re-.
-ed, and the selling which
.publication of the figures
chiefly to liquidation
eans, Oct. 3.-Gains of 4
a cent a pound on con
delivery this year were
by cotton in the New Or
at the close today
FARM ADVICE BY
THE COUNTY AGENT
Plow under all cotton stalks just
as soon as you get through picking.
By doing so you break up winter ho
tels for the boll weevil and thereby
greatly add to, your chance for mak
ing a cotton crop next year. A very
effective method if turning under
cotton stalks with a two-horse plow
is the use of a good heavy chain to
bend the stalks over ahead of the
plow. Hook one end, of the chain to
the double tree and let it come back
to the plow point and hook to the
other end of the double tree, mak
ing the letter U.
All those who made mounds round
their fruit trees this summe- should
remove them now. After you have
removed mounds take your knife and
scrape around the trunk of the tree
where the mound was, thus scraping
off all eggs and killing young lorers.
Don't forget about getting your
wheat seed, as good wheat seed may
t scarce, as practically every farm
er is expecting to plant some wheat.
Your county agent bought some good
wheat seed for the farmers this
week and will take pleasure in help
ing you to get some.
If you are counting on getting
something out ->f .our hickns have
plenty of green crop.for them to eat
this fall and winter. Plenty of rape,
alfalfa, wheat, oats, rye and clover
for your chickens to eat will malke
them grow and lay "to -beat the
band." Improve your chickens by
carrying out the following methods:
1. The producer and non-produ
cer are easily' distinguished by a
areful. study of the individual birds.
2. Culling should take place from
June to October, inclusive.
3. The producer is active, heal
and should be kept.
- 5. Vigor and condition are indi
cations of the heavy producer, which
sh'ould have a 'fine head, prominent,
full, round eye; lean face; closely fit
ted wattles and earlobes and large
6. The heavy producer has a
large, open, and moist vent, free
from yellow pigment. The slacker
hen has a small, dry, puckered up
vent, showing considerable -yellow
7. The abdominal region of a
heavy orAucer will show great depth
f body, with pelvic arches well
spread, keel straight and extended
well to the rear.
8. The abdominal region of a
poor producer will show a shallow
body, small abdomen and small
9. Skin that is soft, tihin and pli
able to the touch indicatest the good
en; while. the skin thit ,is thick,
hard and coarse to the touch indi
ates the poor hen.
10. The heavy producer will be
free from fellow pigmentation, while
n the other hand, the~ slacker or
non-producer will show excessive
COTTON GINNED IN FAIRFIELD
There were 2,745 bales of cotton,
ounting round as half bales, gin
ned in Fairfield county from crop
of 1921 prior to September 25, 1921,
as compared with 2,001 bales ginned
to September 25, 1920.
in the history of the local exchange.
The o'utside public looked upon
the government crop conditiorn re
port and the report of ginnings s
bullish and* a certain foresh lowing
~f a cotton famine before the year
The public buying supported the
market and gave it a good rally af
ter it had dipped approximately two
cents a pound immediately after the
reading of the crop report which did
not show as havy deterioration as
had been expected.
Spot cotton prices here were
quoted unchanged with middling at
20.50. December contracts at the
close brought 20 1-2 cents after hav
ing risen to 21 7-8 and having dipped.
NEWS FROM TH
Mr. *Walter Wight} of the ac
counting department of Lockwood &
Greene, Engineers, has been in our
village several days on business.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Paine and Mr.
H. C. Everett, Jr., motored over from
Camden last Saturday. Mr. and
Mrs. Paine returned to Camden in
the afternoon, and Mr. Everett took
the afternon train for Boston.
Messrs. Walter Wight, G. H. Lo
key and Gordon A. Johnstone and
Billie Johnstone motored to Sylva
nia, Ga., Sunday morning, returning
in the evening.
Rev. Geo. C. Gibson returned
Tuesday afternoon from Sylvania;
Ga., where he preached Sunday. It
is thought that Mr. Gibson may be
induced. to remain with the church
. The weeds and other growth are
now being cut out of the pond and
from the surroundng territory. The
work being done around the pond is
ertainly improving the looks of
things in this vicinity.
Just before Rev. G. C. Gibson left
last week for Sylvania some friends
and members of the Baptist chureh
oresented Mr. Gibson with a hand
some twenty-one jeweled Howard
watch. The watch was beautifuly
engraved. It was presented by Mr.
Gordon A. Johnstone,, in behalf of
those giving it.
Some friends and ladies of the
ehurch presented Mrs. Gibson with
% dozen solid sterling silver tea
spoons. These were beautifully en.
On last Monday evening at the
ball a rousing meeting of the Mens
Club was held. About 150 men.
athered.to hear Mr. r. A. *emilj
11,e- same ogdst
topie of interest- was ta . 3
ganizing a junior order in our vil
age. There was alsoan address by
Mr. A. J. Bethea, ex-Lieutenant Gov'
?rnor, who spoke. in the interest di
:ommunity organization. . His chiel
-,hasis was upon patriotism, vitr.
ue and education.- The addresses
ere received with enthusiasm and
eat joy. Our community is right
,ow "ready to go," and tWe are seiz
;g upon everything that -will be of
ervice in our onward and upward
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams and
on, Charles, motored to Columbia
st Friday afternoon to meet ~Miss
Tathleen Williams, who was return
* rom her school at Bamberg, to
,end the week-end with her pa
ts. Miss .Williams returned to
er school Monday afternoon.
Mrs. J. M.a William went, to Gast
,ia i Wednesday td spend a few
,s with her son, Harvey.
Miss Hicks, of Grenville, was in
mur village Wednesday looking over
the village and mill. Iiss Hicks
is' interested i industrial nursing.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rainbow ino
ored to Columbia Wednesday and
spent the day shopping. Ramnbow
sayy that he was a poor man Thurs
Harvey Wilson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. B. F. Wilson, is quite .sick at.
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Pritchard and
itttle daughter, Sibyl, returned
from New York and other eastern
points Saturday evening. They mo
tored to New York in their Ford,
and used only 85 -gallons of gaso
line on the round trip. Now, we say
that this beats the price -of a Poll..
man seven city blocks. They report
a very happy trip.
Rev, and Mrs. G. C. Gibson mo
':ored to Columbia Thrrsday on bus
NO SERVICE AT THE METHO
DIST CHURCH SUNDAY.
There will be no services at the
Methodst church S unday morning,
as the church is undergoing consid
erable repairs, and the pastor is
conducting a meeting at Greenbrier
church this week. There will be
preaching at Greenbriar on Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock.