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ESTABLISHED 1844 WINNSBORO, AUGUST -1th, 1922. VOL L NO 19
FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEWS A
BY OUR 0
Mr. and Mrs. John Turner, of Char
. lotte, N. C., are visiting, Mrs. Turn
r's sister, Mrs. Cattie Stevenson.
Miss Louise Stevenson is visiting
friends at Blackstock.
Miss Katherine Turner is visiting
Miss Bertha Turner.
Misses Evelyn and Nora Pressley
are visiting, Mrs. J. C. Turner.
Master Joseph McMeekin is spend
ing the week at the home of, Mrs. E.
Miss Alice Clinton, of Asheville, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. H. S. Carroll.
Mrs. Bratton Clinton and children,
of Spartanburg, are visiting, Mrs. H.
Miss Lucile McClintock, of Green
ville, is visiting her brother, Mr. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Odonnell and
children, are visiting Mrs. Odonnells
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Pope.
During a storm late Sunday after
noon, Mr. S. U. Robinson and Mr.
James Robinson met with a very great
loss . Their ware-house was struck
by lightning and destroyed, with 12t
bales of cotton, two wagons, their en
tire crop of wheat, cotton seed, and
other produce. Their was some in
Messrs. Frank Burley, W. J. Burley
and Franklin McMeekin have return
er from school.
Misses Louise Shedd and Mary I
McGill came from Winthrop on Sat
urday, 'they attended summer school
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Weimer, of Co
lumbia, are spending this week with
Mrs. Weimer's mother, Mrs. M. E.
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Burley motored
berry recently. Miss Mattie.
spant Ilast week with
eor H. H. Scott,
wo e gave an
teresting debate at the School hous
-recently, also a musical progran
recitations, jokes and reading. Ice
tea and cake was served.
Mr. Todd Blair, of Blairs, is a fr
quent visitor here.
A number from our village attend
ed the picnic at Salem last week.
Mrs. Beauford Jackson and daught
ers, of Columbia, are visiting relative
The extreme heat of the past fes
(ays was some what relieved by th
rain Sunday afternoon. It was acconm
panied by a strong wind, which up
rootedl. trees and blew down som
small buildings. No damage was don
by lightning, although there was a 1c
- of electricity.
-Ms Lois Chappell, who has bee
has returned home.
Mr. Neil Weimer is visiting hi
sister, Mrs. T. C. Chappell.
Miss Alyse Yarborough is at hom
after having spent a very delightfu
week visiting friends in Campbelle
While away she visited Chimney Roc
and Asheville, N. C.
Cadet Silas McMeekin, who attend
ed Officers training camp, in Ala
bama, is at home now.
Cadet Walker Chappell has return
ed from Clemson College Summe
Mrs. Will Turkett has as her gues
-her sister, Miss Dukes.
Mr. W. T. Glenn spent last Wed
nesdav in Winnsboro.
The Baptists have had a splendil
attractive meeting at Mt. Zion con
ducted by Rev. A. B. Kennedy.
Mr. Will Steele spent a few day
thi sweek in Rock Hill.
Misses Jo Miller Glass and Mar:
Raines spent Wednesday with Mis
Miss Kate Steele is spending a whill
with her father and uncle.
Miss Fannie Thomasson spent Wed
nesday with her aunt, Mrs. J. S. Glass
Mr. William Raines returned fror
Mrs. J. WV. Keistler, Misses Sara]
Ranies and Myron Jordan have gon
to Charlotte to spend a few weeks.
Miss Jo Miller Glass is spendlin:
a ew weeks with he sister. Mrs. E
F. Ford of Great Falls.
Mr. Jim Cherry is spent Monda
)RPS OF CORRESPONDENTS
Mrs. Sam McCormick and George,
)f Pulaskia, Florida, have arrived to
spend the rest of the season with theii
Father, C. S. Ford.
J. L. Ratteree of, White Oak, took in
linner at R. H. Witherspoon Wednes- th
iay, while out on a hunt for a lost, *
ird pup. Color white with brown W
ars, name, Flirt.
Harry McCormick spent Tuesday
ight and Wednesday at R. H. Wither
Rev. J. K. Hair has closed a week
>f service with the help of Rev. Kenn
,dy, of Columbia, at Mount Zion.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Jackson, of
Hartsville, is spending their vacation
ith their mother, Mrs. Katie Jack
J. E. Higgins is with his mother, y
Mrs. Sallie Higgins ' to recuperate of
from an attack of malaria. His many w
friends wish to soon see him out. 10
Mrs. Neil D. Wade, of Leeds, spent ce
a few days with her mother, Mrs. Mol- 11
ie Dye and will visit her brothers and tl
sisters before returning home.
Miss Martha McDonald spent Thurs PO
day night with Miss Janie Ford.
They have lumber ready to build
the bridge between N. H. Witherspoon
and Strother Ford. Work will com
mence right away.
Mr. Jo Nichols, Sr., was buried at r
Bethesda Saturday at 11 o'clock, with f
Rev. J. K. Hair conducting the funeral tt
service. There was a large number 01
f friends and relatives to show their
respect to the family in their bereave- w
ment. The grave was covered with al
many lovely flowers to mark the last te
resting place. T
Harry McCormick spent Thursday 91
night and Friday with R. H. and J. t
W. McDonald, of Stover. d
Great Falls Circuit Institute was
held at Besthea Sunday afternoon
with a large crowd out to hear the r
following speak on' to build up a P
Rev. J.E. peT
vice with a prayer. Tom
Dye, Mrs. He n on the adult
e Supertendent 1. Y. ligen on what
good the childrens day does for the
I Miss Pickett Gibson, music. The
- Rev. J. E. Brown then gave an address
on Sunday school in general. It was
njoyed by all present.
Rev. J. E. Brown will start a re
vival at Bethesda the first Sunday
morning with Rev. J. F. Lupo to help
11 denominations have a special in
itation to come out to all services.
ome and you will hear good sermons
-Mrs. Hugh McFaddin and children.
-of Sardinia, are spending some time
e: t the home of her father, Mr. J. H.
t Dr. and Mrs. Harrod Martin recent
vvisited the former's father, Mr. R.
3 L. Martin.
Miss Lois Aiken spent the week
s end at home.
Miss Sarah Goggans, of Cross Hill,
and Miss Dorothy Turner, of Winns
boro spent a part of last week with
Misses Genie and Corinne Aiken.
CMiss Florence Martin is at home for
Aiken Kirkpatrick, of Fort Lawn,
-is visiting his sister, Mrs. Edgar Aik
Mrs. Molly Ladd recently spent
- some time at the home of her son,
r Mr. J. W. Ladd.
Mrs. Mattie Aiken, Miss Leila Aik
t en and Mr. Eddie Aiken, of Columbia,
spent Sunday at the home of Mr. Rob
Mrs. Berry Martin and little daugh
ter have returned from Blairs.
Little Emma Gene Clowney, of
Winnsboro recently spent some time
with her grand parents, Mr. andl Mrs.
- Milo Martin.
Little Dolly Suber recently visit
s ed Mary Bess Ladd.
The Woman's Auxiliary will meet
with, Mrs. S. R. Crawford on Tnurs
- Mr. and Mrs. Angus Nicholson and
Mrs. A. WV. Brice motored to Ridge
way Monday. Mrs. Nicholson has
been elected as principle of the Ridge
iway school and Miss Nicholson also
Mrs. J. F. Coleman spent Monday
.Mesdames T. W. Brice and L. M.
Brice were in Winlnsboro Saturday.
(Cr tnte n,~ nx~e three.)
ENERAL NEWS FROM
ALL OVER THE WORLD
em These Gootions Drawbaeoks Are
Sleek Rot, Boll Rot and lIability
to cultivate Soggy Coll.
Now York.-From a careful survey
to cotton oonditions, undertaken by
* Journal of Commeroe for July, it
il be seen that generally favorable
mther has brought about further
betantial improvement. According
reports received by thU paper, un
e an average date of July 24. there
* bees an increase in percentage
dmn of 1.7 per cent to 74.1 per
'Tis represents the opinions of
are than 1,600 compitent correspond
it, and oompares with an estimated
dition of 72.4 per cent of a month
go, 71.8 per cent at the end of
my, and a ten-year average of 75.8
or cent. Moreover, it is an advance
6.8 per cent over July, last year,
ben cotton conditions had fallen as
w as 67.8 per cent. In 1920 the per
ut condition averaged 74.8 per cent,
1919 70.1 per cent and 7?.4 per cent
e year before that.
With an exception, in 1920. when
ir cent condition advanced 3.3 per
nt, it was the largest increase for
ly in recent years, and contrasts
ry favorably with the years 1910 and
18, which sustained declines of 1.3
r cent and 5.7 per cent, respectively.
view of prevailing uncertainties
garding the cotton situation, very
w correspondents are as yet ven
ring upon predictions as to the size
Since the date of the replies the
eather has been especially favor
)le, which would indicate still bet
ir condi.ions than those reported.
his showing seems to bear out the
at4ment made earlier in the season
tat the cotton plant can stand a good
pal of moisture without permanent
InquRes directed partcuairly to
ot eeaditions revealed very few con
Wats of lateral roots. A substantIal
sjorty reported at least a fair tap
SAll this 'appies more especially
settos In -e uplands and hill PeG
ma, Lowland cotton and o
t&=n has not been an ot
bees ver gener-al and poor tap roi
et aswth paants running to sta
i fuited. Drawbaoks sui
as QW"essIw,shedd1ng, wack rust, be
rot and iabtlity * cutivate becau
of te sogginess of the 1l0 haveU
combined to 'render the otlook y
nifat*rable. Furthermore, weevls,
the points in question, are ales
proving troublesome, althoukjiL
where damage is thus far 0ompa
tively slight. On the other hand, ti
drought in certain parts ofF T6
threatens to somewhat reduce .-l
favorable showing made by that sta
Two Army AvIators Burned to Deat
Middleton,. N. Y.-LUeutenant Trac
Lyons, 0. R. C., aviation section,
. A., and Augustus Altemeir, Jr.,
of Port Jarvis, were burned to dea
when an airplane in which they we
riding crashed to earth. Breaking
the propeller caused the plane to tal
a fatal nose dive.
Explosion of the gasolne tank, C
'nident with the' crash, sheathe
both men and the plane in flames.
The plane fell from a height
approximately fifty feet and about
eighth of a mile from where it starts
Pive Mailled In Automobile Wrecis.
Detroft.-Pue persons were killa
and oe injured when a driver of
autsobile eoeupied by the Ave, a
tempted to avoid a collisi with a
ther machine and was crowded
frOnt of a Detrott and Pontlas inteft
ben ear, just north of here.
The dead are John W. Murphy,;
years old, his sons, John W. Jr.j
and James 1'., 4; Mrs. Jogephine
50, aN of Detroit, and Miss Marl
agn, 17, of Owosso.
Noises Ogden. of Pontiac, the
tomn, was badly cut by flying gI
the vestibule of the interurban
crshed in by the force of the
The automobile caught fire and
phrs body was virtually in
Witnesses laid the blame for
accident on the unidentified driv
the other machine, who disap
after the accident.
Marines to Chase OIl Squatte
Washington. - Persistent squat
on the government's big oil rv
tion at Teapot D~ome (Wyoming) a.
going to be "invited" to get off gove:
meat property by the United Stat<
Refusal of the squatters to vaca
a location 40 miles west of Caspar z
suted in the navy, department, whit
has charge of the reserve, ordering
marine officer and several onlist4
en sent i~'mm Washington to enfore
e ormenm.mnt's order 1.o vacnte.
HAPPENINGS OF INTER
EST OVER THE STATE.
Speakers Diseuse Problems of Most
ohandislng; Governor Harvey
Talke of Citizenship.
aOlumbia.-The Arst ann 40- t
vention of the south Carolina Retail
Nierohaats Assodiation was called te (
Drder by J. W. Kirkpatrisk, of Green
vine, president of the organisatlo.
The dominant note sounded in the
addresses was one of caution, esp&
ially caution in buying. The neot
years will bring rewards to retaileus,
but care and oastim must be eereis.
e4, -especially in buying, it was said
time and again and the sentiment'
seemed to meet with a hospital recep
The convention, which opened
here was the first the association has 3
had, and for that reason was of W
ticular interest. About forty mem
bers were in attendance when the first
session began, and a number of others
came during the afternoon and eve
After Mr. Kirkpatrick had callsii
the meeting to order, he introduced
Wi:son G. Harvey, governor of South
Carolina, expressing the wish, in the
.:ourse of his introductory remarks,
chat Governor Harvey had entered in
the race to succeed himself as chief
executive of the state.
Governor Harvey, in welcoming the
merchants, said that if their exper
ience in Columbia was similar to his
own, they would have a delightful
time. He sal the people of Colum
bia had been cordial and kind to him.
'7 was forced upon them," he said,
"but they have given me kindly treat i
ment and I am more and more inclin
ed to become a citizen of this city."'
Governor Harvey then spoke of the i
advantagep which accrue from co-oper
atloi and turning aside to a subject
the importance of which he often
stresses, spoke of good citisenship.
"The longer I occupy the governor's
chair the more I am Impressed with
the need of good citisenshIp. We have
got to uphold the law, whethir the law
be good or bad, and It we want others
to obey the law, we must obey It our,
selves." He then said individual o6ies
die s of J
en the In idual obeys
athe I there will be no trouble abont
t lawlissness." he said.
k oovernor Harvey made a fine iR
h pression on his audience and was so
11 coded warm applause at the conclu
sloni of his address.
Pierson. secretary of the Co
Ia chamber of commerce, then
extended a welcome to the merchants
i discussed concisely the "bound
es- resources of the South" and out
ined the possibilities of expansion.
e also spoke of th! opportunities for
velopment in the South. W. A.
leman, mayor of Columbia, sent a
,ter expressing his regret at his In
v to be present to welcome the
, merchants. He said he had been call
y ed out of Columbia.
J(- A. L. M. Wright of Hartsville,
f made a happy reply to the speeches
b of welcome, saying that the merch
ants felt at home in Colambia and ex
> ryssed the hope .that out of the dis
:easion that would be had some solu
an of the problems facing the merch
. a would be suggested.
4~ esident Kirkpatrick in his repor
o the year's work mentioned some of
of t e difficulties which loom ahead o@
a e retailers and, said hope for the
. i ture lay in organisation. The am
a lation, he said, was no political or
nization, but'it might become a pa
I. power. He~ said- the member
da uld ascertain bow the candidatel
r the general awmoly in their coun
t-e stood on varm.us matters before
a ting for them. He mentioned taxa
non, freight and telephbine rates an
er matters. In conclusion, he com
menated L. H. Wannamaker, Jr., es
d is work as secretary.
V,, Farmer Finds Still.
York.-Noticinlg a thin column a
eke arising from a thicket abou
yards from his home, J. M. David
on, a well known farmer of the Det
hoe section. decided to make a re
onnoisance. Upon his arrival at the
pot he discovered a moonshine stil
n full blast, the operators taking ti
e bushes as he approached. thereb:
acealing their identity.
The still was a crude affair, belna
mp-orised from a five-gallon oil catx
Will Make Bobbins.
Greenville.-According to informa
ceived in Greenville the coz
ct for Greenville's first cotton ml
bbla factory and the second in th
outh, has been awarded to Gallival
Building company of this city.
The new factory will be located o:
Birmi street and will employ nearl
one hundred persons in the making
bobbins. A name for the new estal
lishment has not yet heen decide
aupon but it will be under the mar
agement of the norris intere4ts. whic.
,ntomic s huttle factorY.
IMPORTANT MEETING HELI
ILEASE REJOICED AT
Washington, July 30.-A copy of
he Cole L. Blease letter to Joseph W.
[olbert, Republican boss of South
,arolina, dated Columbia, S. C., May
1, 1921, was received here today.
In the letter Blease stands by Tol
ert in his ambition to secure conLrol
f Republican patronage in South Ca
olina, rejoices at the victory of War
en G. Harding over James M. Cox,
)emocrat, and over the downfall of
The copy in full follows:
Yours of May 16, asking for certain
nformation received. I will answer
As to C. C. Campbell of Columbia.
5. C., the common remark I heai
round here, and have heard parties
nake from other parts of the state is:
'Some people in South Carolina may
vant to go into a new party, but they
re not going in as followers of Camp
ell, who is a Yankee; for you re
nember that it was the Northern ron
gades and scalawags who took the
igger and used him that gave us all
f our troubles from 1865 to 1876."
[herefore, you will s'ee that his lead
rship will not go far in South Caro
As to J. L. McLaurin, I presume it
s unneccessary for me to make any
emarks. His record in the senate of
Ee United-States, the Archbold letters
attempted deal of 1912, his com
,iete breakdown as a candidate for
overnor in this state recently, and
is general political record, are as
v'eil known to the people in Washing
on as they are to the.eplo of South
arolina. It would be absolutely im
ossible for him to build up any fol
owing in this state of any consider
If the patronage in this state should
e.given to Campbell or McLairin, or
iampbel and McLaurin, they could
ot buaHd up a corporal's guard, that
f ul- Jo.utside of the Democratic
ers as well as, their United Stat
enatbrs and' congressmen and the
tate officers, to follow those peop
nto the Republican party. Cons
uently, as far as I have been able
earn, very little credence is given
he Campbell-McLaurin talk; in fa<
t is looked upon as a joke by tho
vho have any influence and who knc
hat these men can not break into t
I certainly can state that you ha
been a lifelong Republican; that y
have gone through strenuous tim
and that your life has often been
stake, and that through -it all y
have been tried and true; and if, aft
all these years of service and dev
tion to your party the Republica
would nowv kick you out, I can 1hard
think that they would have much
an. opportunity to get any one hpre
follow them, because the people he
would realize that-'no matter how d
voted the service they might rend<
their labors would not be appreciati
I can hardly see how, after a thorous
investigation, it could be possible f
-you to be turned down as the lead
-of the Republican party in this sta
-and as for the forming of a new par
with Campbell or McLaurin, or bol
such talk is a myth, a farce and pla
You are at liberty to read this 1<
ter to whom you please, or publish
if you wish, as I presume everybo
knows that I speak what I think:i
gardless of consequences. I hi
written you freely as you requesi
mie to do. I am a Democrat; not
Wilson socalled Democrat, but a Je:
ersonian Democrat, who rejoiced
Harding's election and the downf
~of idealism, which gave us nothi
but fresh-made graves, widows,<
,phans and billions of 'dollars tax
1 under the guise of liberty. We ha
less- liberty now. than we have e'
r had and fewer privileges as a res
of Wilson and his henchmen.
SIf you see my friend, Jim Das
secretary of labor, give him my lo
and tell him that if Cole Bleasec
do anything for him, to "holler" a
hle will hear and answpr.
~ I Very respectfully,
(Signed) Cole. L. Blease
v Those interested in the Brick chui
t Graveyard will please send hands
help clean off same on the 10th
d this month. Ladies come and bri
) OF THE
LTIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The county Democratic executive
committee met here Tuesday for the
purpose of inspecting the enrollment
books of the various clubs of the
county, fixing assessments and dis
cussing the submitting to the voters
at the primary the matter of a bond
issue for a county-wide system of
top soil roads.
'A good many irregularities in the
enroll- of voters were found in
the L . At one precinct forty-five
nams... -e found signed with only
the iniA...is of the voters, when the
regulations require that the full name
shall be given. It was agreed that
those whose names were signed in
correctly should be given an oppor
tunity of appearing before the com
mittee at a later date to have their
names enrolled in the manner pres
cribed by law.
Assessment of candidates for the
different offices were fixed as given
After considerable discussion it was
agreed to submit the bond issue to
the voters by providing a separate
ballot box for the purpose. The sub
ject will be discussed again at the
next meeting of the executive com
SCHEDULE OF CAMPAIGN MEET
- INGS AND ASSESSMENTS.
At a meeting of the County Demo
cratic Executive Committee held on
the 1st day of August, 1922, campaign
meetings were ordered to be held as
At Feasterville on August 15th.
At M#'ord on August 17th.
At Ridgeway on August 18th.
At New Hope on August 22nd.
At Greenbrier on August 24th.
At Winnsboro on August 25th.
The Executive Committee also fixed
he "ssessments to be paid by candi
ates as follows:
Conty Auditor $25.00
County Treasurer 25.00
County Supervisor 20.00
Judge of-,Probae. 15.00
$upt. of Educatiolf,
ir Under the Rudes of
le 'arty, candidates are requ
e- heir assessments and file
to -es with the County Chairman,
to llerk of Court, on or before 12 o'
:t, lock noon on Monday, August 14t
se- he day preceeding the first meeti
,w n the campaign.
,e Candidates' who fail to pay their
sses'ents and file their pledges be
ve ore .ae time limited cannot be voted -
)u or in the primary election.
es Candidates may obtain blanks for
at tiese pledges from the county Chair
>u man, the Clerk of Court, J. L. Brice,
er Secretary, or at the office of J. B.\
o- Burley, County Auditor.
ns By order of the Executive Cor'nmit
of J. E. McDonald.
to County Chairman.
re J. L. Brice,
~r, Miss Lois Ardrey, of Charlotte, is
~d. he guest of her sister, Mrs. J. H.
or Mrs. M. W. Doty, and Miss Ruth
er Doty left on Wednesday for a visit
I to Brevard, N. -C.
;h, MR. SEAWELL BUYS
in i NEWSPAPER IN FI4ORIDA.
it- Publishers Auxiliary.
it The Arcadia Enterprise- changed
dy hands on July 7th, coming out under
1e- the chaperonage of Howard C. Hull,
ye Thomas M. Seawell and -Clifton D.
ed Johnson, the new owners. Two of the'
a new owners, Messrs. Hull and John
E nhave moved to Arcadia to make
at their homes there. The retiring own
all r, Andrew Carter, asks the citizens
ng f Arcadia and De Soto county to
>r- ontinue their support of the Enter
es, prise under the new owners. Mr.
.e Carter has' not made his future plans
rer public. The new owners are aggres
uIt ive business men with the right ideas
f .how to run a paper, judging by
'is, heir opening editorial. Mr. Hull is
ye, n experienced newspaper man who
an'!goes to the Enterprise direct from
nd he St. Augustine Record. He will
have charge of the job department
nd the publishing end of the new
corporation. Mr. Johnson is a grad
!uate of the University of Florida and
was cornnected with the Gainesville
Sun, besides running the university
:ch 'paper. Mr. Seawell, who will not be
to :acti-:ely connected with the Enter
of prise, at least for a time, is at pres
ng ent business manager of the Gaines
ville Sun, besides being interested in
'othr Florida papers.