'tH1E NEWS<ANHE L
ESTABLISHED 1844 S .
Mrs. J. M. Smarr. and Mrs. J. W.
senhower spent Tuesday with Mrs
GrA4y Smarr, of Great Falls.
Mises Jo Miller, Isabelle Glass
and I&ry Raines spent Tuesday af
ternoon hith Mrs. J. D. Grady.
Mrs. J. S. Glass spent -Wednesday
w th her daughter, Mrs. B. F. Ford,
of Great %Falls.
Mrs. Rufus Keistler motored to
Chester Thursday on business.
Mr. Rufus Keistler spent Friday
th his brother, Mr. W. S.. Keist
Miss Janie Belle Lumpkin and
MTN W. B. Lumpkin spent Sunday
with 41rs. J. S. Glass and family.
Rev.' J. E. Brown spent Sunday
and Mrs. J; R. Ligan and lit
.,ter Elizabeth, of Rocky
I -perat Sunday with the Ligons.
.wary, Lois and Lucile
r White and Mr.. Sher
(ary Thomasson, of
pfnt Sunday afternoon
B. F. Ford and fam
y afternoon with her
will meet Sunday
church at 8:00
me to join with
- wihe t Nukestion was asked as
.e - censd- of thesbody of pecPle,
a- -noat-oe shdwed who did not be
J~on to some Sunday school.
We wee glad to have some mem.
bers of Winnsboro and Greenbrier
schools and members of other than
The Rev., L. D. Gillespie did the
talking in the morning and after
noon, He was at home, as he is field
secretary of the U. S. C. conference
Sunday schools. At the morning hour
he talked of life and its capacities.
He told how serious it is to handle
the young life about the time they;
are beginning to think and act for
themselves.' Only the heavenly
Father, through (binist( can help
them. .. The speaker, continuing,
said that as the cotton seed must
have proper enlture and help or iti
will not make cotton. So the boy
land the girl will make the best when
Sthey are trained and cared for best.
They must be allowed to be develop
ed aecording to that, which God has
placed within them. They can be
pielped to make right decisions and
grow right characters, not forced in- .
e9 Rev. A. A. Merritt also talked1
a iiig the line of making the Sunday
ceiol what it should be end then
outside world will be attracted
to the Sunday school. Lift up Christ1
to all and He will draw others.
Miss Clements, our county nurse,
with the women of the community,1
put on a most effective pageant. It
was a decided success, very impres
sive and carried home the lesson of
true motherhood as evidenced by
Bible characters that were used,
from Eve to Mary, the mother of
our Lord. Too much cannot be said
of he good work Miss Clements is
doing in our county.
All the people went away glad
that they had been to such a meet
ing of enthusiastic workers in the
school of the church.
Shower for Miss Goldsmith.
A most delightful social was given
by Mrs. J. B. Brooks on Friday after
noon, April 23rd, with a lingerie
shower in honor of Miss Mary Gold
smith, niece of Mrs. Brooks.
At three o'clock the living room
and front porch, which was made
most beautiful and inviting with pot
ted plants and cut flowers, was one.
continuous hum of merry voices,;
while many ladies and young girls
-er bsily engred with their patch,
work making a quilt for the honored
guest. The prize winner was Miss
Vick Trapp, who excelled in her
needlework, and who also had the
largest number of squares in a given
time. * i 13
The quilt being completed, the
guests were invitedi into the dining
room by the hostess, which was very
nretty indeed in its drapery of white
and pink. Vases of white and pink
roses were e'erywhere. From the
ceiling hung rods and from these
dainty gadhands of pink and white.
As the guests were partaking of
delicious refreshments, two old, ante
belluih negroes entered carrying
wash-boards on their heads, which
were laden wih excellent gifts for
A good deal of cotton *ill be re
planted as a result of the recent un
usual cold spell.
Wheat seems to 'be a total fal%*- e
-caused by rust.
I traveled from Winnsboro to
Monticello by way of Lebanon church,
the other day, and from Winnsboro
to Little River has the appearance
of being the most progressive section
of the. couretr. - I passed for the first,
timg the beautiful home of my dis
tinguished friend, Mr. Mose Carrk,
and as I neared thq spot where so
great a man first saw the light I felt
s though I should doff my hat
and while it was not my pleasure
Friend Clark' as I passed, I
ME Ahe little ox he had been plow
p tandin by the wayside with
Sold Davis hme, too
biggest. pile e
phy-Johnnie didn't borrow money on
it and quit dunning those who owe
There has been a good deal of talk
about the division- of school district
o. 18, but the bolard of education
:omposed of the best men in the
:ounty has decided that there should
)e no division at this time, which I
iave no ddubt is best for all con
:erned. I understand that W. W.
Ligon made an able presentation of
Facts in advocacy of the division.
e is a very forceful speaker, any
wvay, and when he is fully aroused
ie dan roll back the clouds and pin
them with the stars. I
I am very sorry for Robert Mann.
aturday evening he bought a big.
i roast of beef and put it in a
box on. the front porch where it
vould keep cool, then he invited his
ncle and his aunt and his cousins
o dinner :on Sunday; but alas, when
ie opened the box Sunday morning
he roast "were not present." I
1ave frequently warned him to keep
m eye on Dr. Estes, ;and I think
;hat he will do so hereafter.
ood roads. Old Tom is agood one.
Some of the boys wish to serne
idtice on the candidates that some
;hing more Bubstantial than cold
Irinks will be expected this summer.
I think that Beckham is going to
>ecome a candidate-he is peddlint
ish now-and when a man becomes
ishy he is liable to do any mean
The all day Sunday school meet
ng at Bethel last Sunday was, we
;hink, a granid success.
Mrs. Clarke I4angford, of Blythe
vood,' spent u few days the past
veek with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. Raymond Young returned to
iastonia last Saturday, after spend
ng a few days at home.
Mrs. Annie McNaul, of Columbia,
spent the past week-end wih -her
arents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Timms.
Mr. Edgar Timms, who has been
pending a few days with his parents
-ed~ied to Gastonia Saturday to take
2p his wok again.
Mrs. J. D.~ McMeekin spent a few
3ays .the past week at the home of
Mlrs. Laura Timmns.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H-. Timms announce
:he arrival of a little son.
(tnned o. page two.)
THE WHOLE STATE
Yoirk. - Tie White Rose town *rs
the meeca of South Carolina Episco
.alfans, who were drawn here by the
seoWnd annual pilgrimage of the mem
bers of that denomination to the
Church Home orphanage of York. The
'ttendance was approximately OO,
which, though satisfactory in point of
ber and representative of the en
* state, would doubtless have been
enrlarger had not the day been de
dedly'-crisp and cool.
4Th mrajority of the pilgrims made
the journey by automobile. Among
e cities and towns especially well
presented-, were Columbia, Green
ville, Spartanburg, Greenwood and
Winnsboro. .From Winthrop -college
came up.wagr of three score students,
compauled by Mrs. Alex Long'of
The central feature of the day was
special service held on the grounds
the4pen air at 11 o'clock in the
orning, The sermon was preached
y BishoV-'Guerry of Charleston and
short aadress was delivered by
shop .inlay of Columbia.~ In con
ection with this toere was held a
nfirmation service in which chil
n of the orphanage and the parish
re confirmed. Anfong those taking
rt in this service were the Rev. F.
Juhan of Greenville, the Rev. 'W.
K. Pendleton of Spartanbarg and
Rev. T. T. Walsh and the Rev. T.
Noe of York, the latter the superin
ndent of the , orphanage. Musical
ers were rendered b the chil
n of the institution an thd choirs
..church; Greenville, and the
'th o Jhe A'deftt, Spartanburg.
t the 4- seryice
was .en on.
-'Jte, the c)R
tution being the
over by -Bishop A
GreenvllaMaJr W. B. Modre of tori
and Professor Vermont of the Con
verse college faculty, Spartanburg.
The visitors expressed themselves
as enjoying the pilgrimage and as
highly pleased with the work being
done here for the wards of the church.
It was also a great day for the chil
dren of the institution, who were de
lighte4 at the presence of so.many of
their friends. Their siniling faces,
childish candor and winsomeness will
doubtless linger long in the minds of
the visitors and ! spire the latter to
greater efforts in their behalf.
In future years he pilgrimage will
be held on Mothers' day, the second
Sunday in May.
Killed By ,Automobile.
Rock Hill. - Fred Hutchison,. aged
65, unmarried,- who resided in the In
dian Hook community, eight iniies
from the, city, was .almost instantly
killed when struc- by 'an autorndbli4
driven by unidentified- persons. The
'accident occurred on Oakland avenue,
near Wisthrop college. A man driv
Ing a Ford car 'was seen to strike the
buggy in which Mr. Hutchison was
riding. The car wia backed out and
turned back toward the 'city, no no
tice being taken of the man struck.
The victim was dying when specta
tors rushed to his aid and he expired
in a few minutes...
No Free Cigarettes.
Florence.-No more cigarettes for
chaingang convicts at the expense of
the county was the word passed by
the county governing commission
when checking up clainTs it came
acrols one for $55 for smokes furn
ished the convcets by the county since
the first of the year. It is stated that'
this has been the custoi here f or
some time, the grade of cigarettes fur
nished being Inferior. However,- free
cigarettes will not be distributed any~
To Attend Assembly.
Fort Mill.-Col. Thomas B. Spratt
has received appointment as commis
sioner to the general assembly of the
Southern Presbyte-ian church 'lthich
convenes In May in Charleston, W.
Va. to represent Bethel Presbytery.
Will Sell at Home.
Greenwood. - A system to place
home grown and home canned fruits
and vegetables .ca the local market,
thereby creating home industries and.
bringing .in revenue to farm homps,
has been worked out by .Miss Janie
Roberts, home demonstration agent of.
this county. Miss Roberts has sigied
a contract with a local wholesale ;ro
cery firm to handle over 100,000 cans
of home canned fruits and vegetables
during the following season. All of
1the products will be standardized and
sold under ne label.
NEWS FROM THE
Mrs. Annie Blocker, after being
away for several yeeks, has entered
again uponI her duties in the new.
On last Thursday Mr. W. E. Sen
tell, Robert, Ben and Tom Sentell
and Rev. G. C. Gibson attended the
state high school oratorical contest
held at the University of South Car
olina in COdumbia. Mr. Tom Sentell
was one of the contestants. He won
a place in the preliminaries and rep
rekented Mt Zion schQol in the fi
reals. He eqtitted himself -well,
biA . judges',decided against him.
Hcowever, Tom, is a good loser and
always accepts' the decisions of the
judges as fina: After all, it. isn't]
how we won or lost but how we
played the game.
The ball game. wi+h areat Fals
last Saturday -'was .p , stjned af
Jupiter Pluvius agme ': bat
knocked a home run. WIWI
learn to plif. baseball in e
will not have'to put off gaii*
cause the diamond is floodedF
4ger Smith asks us to say
has a good game booked h'
.this Saturday with Pacific M
Columbia. The game will be
a 3:30. Be sure to see this
Pacific Mills boast of a great
but if they win they will be
is the way we think. What
Be out there Saturday to tel
you feel about it,
Mr. Darby Floyd; who s
wild about the successful
of th~ band, came.
Fellow, he is some instrei
the 'thingthAt tickles us'is tatthe
fellows are up to their necks in tls
thing. I never saw such enthusiasm I
No smoking, cussing, drinking oz.
poker playing in that band room now.
No sir! But you ought to see how
those fellows work. Mr. Corres
pondent,, just slay in the news col
umn that if there are two or three
other good, sincere, earnest men
who want to learn some band minsie
that they can get in if they hurry."]
With that, he strutted off down the
strtet to the band hall.
*Each night last week in the tem
porary quarters where the Methodist
folk are holding their religious ser-:
vices, Rev. R. F. Revis, pa of
the Methodist - church, .ondu re
vival meetings. The meetings were
largely attended and much interest
was manifested. We feel that great
and lasting good was doue.
.On Tuesday evening 'the .cottage
prayer meeting held by the Metho
dist church each week was held at
the home of Mrs. Abbie Summers.
A large number were present. Rev.
R.. F. Revis conducted the ervice.
Net ,nusday evening at 7:30 the I
service 'will be held at Mrs. Starnee', 1
Mr ad Mrs. S. V. Wylie had as I
their guest last week, Mr. Wyi's i
.)aster ;Gene Wylie had the mis
otune to tumble dowa the steps one
AMy last week, and breakerhis .collar
Mr. W. E. Sentell has.. ~ busy
,:frYathe past few days 7pu ' g the <
streets in good shape. As a finish-'
ing-touch a good coat of oil is being i
applied. This may cause the house- 1
keepers a little trouble, but it will I
not be so bad as the clouds of dusti
tht we are accustoned to have in<
.Mr. Clayton Conyers has been very <
ill for several days, but we are glad
to report that he is impro'ving. I
Mr. Sam Cherry left several daysi
gq, for Charlotte, where he goes toli
accept a position as carpenter. ]
NOTICE TO WOMEN VOTERS.
Have you registered? The reg
istration books are open the first
Monday in each month at the sheriff's
office from 9 a. m. til 2 p. m.
It would have been good
of people with the blues to
bei, preseut a~l
omity .convet4iia-bsk *btd'
was the most
meeting since dtbe~l *eseg n
vasio of Firn an is' t
have, Oa. far in .g inun
good in the comin Mmm of clianginv
social and eepnomdonditionP am
our population. -
Just as soon Ashe basiness for
which the cogvenlion is h6lMigould
be concluded, and the political 1
put in motion, which was aew.vi ;
Pished *ithout the sligbet
tion, the meeting, as by one ousent
resolved itself into a Of wM
thil to consider- the~ii
people . Edwin McDonald struck
keynote of tbp WhOle proceedi
he jase aind asked one 4nd
wi1'soon be inwithE,the 2
thewio ~ p n nw rari4 .
'et c cmditionas
oftt fie. Tenow
ish down to Ridgeym.
His propo4tien a
:orsed, and then followed r 3
orough, of Jenkinsville in
ing a resolution setting o*rti
ecessity for the budn gW
From the Richland line"
village to reach, via MOticll
bridge to be placed acrisi
River at or near Shelton.
This, as well as the subject of
rood roads generally as indsea
ale, was also endorsed by
rom Rev. Mr. Sharpe, Revj Gilhoa
>f the mill, and others, andi unani
These matters unavoidably brought
nto consideration the other side of
;he proposition-the question of de
raying the cost of them, whether by *
munual i!eY or issuing bonds,
In reply.. for information, Repse. -
entative Wollig~ stated the annual
~xpenditure on 4el'oads of Fairfield
ast year. asaeDWM0..iksras the
>rought to the rensileration et the
neeting thd question if it were no*R
onal expense, .to take,.pa $25,000
ifthis moey and fct, at fveper
ent, a half-million dedsr bond is
ne. the expenditure of whilswould
ot only give employment -to Joany
itizens now~ hard-prespe4 to make
Sdaily living, an~d whi*b woul4 by ~~
irculating the next tigee, or four
rears from the bank to the pay roll,
hen to the merchants, ag4 -back to
he banks, constitute a .revolving -
und of several mirion dolrs dur
ng a transformastion perjo# when
ash money would be sorely needed;
nd would hasten the development
f a highwayy ystem .equitabhe and
eneral throughout the entire counlt
y within a period of, say, five years,
nstead of one hundred years, which
s the perida it will take under the
resent annual levy, building about
ve miles only each year, to com
lete the job.
In uddition, the difference. between
25,000 and $36,000, now being an
ally spent on the roads, would af
ord approximately a fund that woiild
etire the entire bond issue within
forty year period; each year in
OVER THE WORLIP
Washington. - World cotton co
qumption has returned to its pre-w~k
level after a five-year period of AN
consumption, according to a survey
the international cotton sittation coy
ering production, consumption * and
stocks, as of April 1, made public bi
the commerce department.
"The striking feature of the site
tion," the department said, "is an
dleated consumption of 21,000,
bales for the year ending July 31, 1924
approximately 6,000 000 bales mi4
than was produced for the crop year.'
The world carry-over, the depart
ment concluded from its survey; will
return to normal by August 1, 1922
while the outstanding feature of in
tereet now is the degree to which the
cotton production will return to the
pro-war level, or whether it will con
tinue op the basis of the last ivi
years' average of 18,000.000 bales,
Much depends, the department declar
d, on weather conditions and the ex
test to which the boll weevil proves
to be a limiting factor.
Little Change In River.
New Orldans.-While water flowed
through the three cree's in tie
lower Mississippi river continued t(
cover more lands, the fight to preveni
othet breaks in the levees was carried
on. without any let-up. Thousands of
men spent -their Sabbath filling and
piling sand bags to strengthen the
Wea places and to ra-jaeow.stretches
of thf- km'ents 'to 'rset highei
river stages than any yet re6eLded.
In the third Mississippi levee'-Jis
trict alone no less than 10,000 mez
were engaged In the fight to hold the
swollen river in its channel, th 4,004
employed by the government in thi
district being reinforced by more than
6,000 civilIans who have volunteered
their services for the common
teetion of their. homes. "Church jer
ijees were dispensed with in iany
the pastors leadIng their
Shoots Son and Commits Suicide.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-Dr. W. P. Allen
of Dayton, Tenn., who last December
was acquitted of the murder et Burch
C. Gardenhire, member of a well.
known 'i nnessee family, after one of
the most sensational murder trials
ever staged in Rhea county..killed his
nine-year-old son, W. P., Jr.. shot at
his wife and committed snicide.
The double tragedy occured three
miles south of Dayton as- Dr. Allen,
his wife and son were returning from
an automobile ride.
Mrs. Allen said the shooting was
done without any warning. She told
Sheriff Burnette, who made an inves
tigation, that Dr. Allen, who was driv
ing the car stopped at the side of
the road, drew his revolver, shot fthe
cbird through the head and then got
dat of the seat. She jumped out on
the other side, she said, and ran, as
Allen started shooting at her.
Captairs Coleman Seeks Relief. '
New Bern.-At the jail here Arthur
Coleman. captain and owner of the
British schooner "Message of Peace,"
convicted of selling whisker and men.
tenced to- six months In jail by Judge
H. 0. Connor, said he erpected to be
released on bail. His counsel, Joh
D. and Emmett Bellamy, went to Wil
ington to attend to securing the bond
which was fixed at $2,500.
Captain Coleman declared that he
wr far from being through with the
ase. He expects to sue for the recov
ry of his ship and its cargo.
Many Children Hurt. ,
Rome, Ga.-Five children were se
riously injured, one probably fatally
and 18 others suffered bruises when
hey were thrown out of a truck tak
ng a curve near here.
Ruth West, 13, of Lindale was re
orted to have suffered a f-actured
skull, and was not expected to live.
our others, Houston Hendricks,
ichard Bean, Louise Mathis and
Walter Green, also were taken to a
ospital painfully hurt. The injuries
o the others were chiefly minor cuts
Marshal Joffre Leaves New York.
New York.-With the strains of
'Auld Lang Syne," played by a mu
ncipal band as the liner Celtic speed
e-d up off the Statue of Liberty, Mar
shal Joffre waved good-bye to Amer
ea and began the last lap of his world
our. ~The band was aboard the police
oat John F. Hylan.
The marshal stood at attention for
amoment after the band began, then
uddenly waved his red and gold hat,
rew 'nore enthusiastic and waved~his
ane. whilie the big liner slipped away
oward the open :sea.
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