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WINNSBORO, S. C., OCTOBER 20th, 1922.
Mrs. A. F.
vis and little
J. F. Beam
and Mrs. H. G,
-end with Mr.
Sosson, in Augus
was in Colum
this week with Mr.
and Carl Hill spent
with relatives in Cross
Scott, of Jonesville, was
parents for the week-end.
B. McDowell is attending
erican Legion meeting in New
Mr. V. H. Kittle' was in Campbelle
esday on business.
Mrs. A. W. Brice visited in Ridge
way last week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. ingus Nicholson, and ae
companied them to Columbia on Sat
Miss Elizabeth Bric-, who is atzend
ing Chicora College, came home Sat
urday a week ago for the week-end.
Sam Nicholson was at bone fron
the Universi of South Carolina for
a day and ni last week.
Ipss Mattie irley has 'been vis
iting Mrs. m Brice.
Mrs. S. G.Brice, who has been vis.
ltixg in (glotte at the home of her
George; stopped over, on her re
a- several dayk visit with
T.W. Brice, Mrs. L
Mr. and Mrs Bernard Johnston
who have been living with Mr. and
Mrs. S. P. Johnston, began house
keeping Monday in the only vacani
house in Woodward, and are cordially
welcomed by all their neighbors.
Little June Brice and Bob Lewis
have been stfffering from their vac
-Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Coleman spent
Sunday a week ago at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. David Mcflroy.
Miss Lila Nicholson, who is teach
ing in Kershaw, spent last week-end
Miss Helen Stewart had as guests
Tuesday night, her school mates, Mis
ses Hazel McKeown, Ellen Brice Ken
nedy and Glenn Coleman.
Mesdames Macie Brice, Evie Brice
and S. G. Brice attended the party
given by Miss Eliza Walker at h41
home in Chester Saturday in honom
~of Miss Qates, a bride-elect.
~Mr. and Mrs. Sam Brice, Mrs. S.
G. Brice, Sam Brice, Jr., Misses Bes
sie Jones and Ida Brice attended the
show, "The Bat," in Chester Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Angus Nicholson and
family spent Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Angus Nicholson, Sr.
Mrs. Sam Brice visited her parents
~~st week at North, where she was
Wined by Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Dough
ey, of West Palm Beach,'Fla. who
stopped over for a visit as they were
driving through from Tilton, N. H.,
where they have been spending some
time with Mr. and Mrs. George .il
Miss Lorena Ratteree has gone to
her school near Charleston.
Miss Jeninie Patrick left Monday to
enter Bryson College in Fayetteville,
Mr. and Mrs. M, W. Patrick and
little daughter and Mrs. Parkinson
and children visited Due West last
The Ladies Missionary Society of
White Oak was entertained at the
4ome of Mrs. W. M. Patrick at Wood
ward. At the close of the meeting
delicious refreshments were served.
.Rev. W. W. Parkinson and Mr. T.
G. Patrick attended the meeting of
Presbytei-y at Tirzah, in York County,
Mr. T. D). Moore made a rather has
Sty trip to Charleston last wet .
~oWork has started on the residence
ofMr. J. J. panders.
)r. #red Rattese has se.cured a
ostian as fireman on the Southern
Railway. We are sorry that this
work takes him out of our commun
The rains have made our roads
very bad. Lets vote bonds and get
out of the mud.
Mr. Hunter Brown, of Pageland,
has assumed his duties as book-keep
er for Coxe-May Lumber Co.
E. F. and P. N. James went to Co
Mr. Chapman, of Wadesboro, N. C.,
was a visitor in town Monday and
Mrs. Jim Frazier, Sr., of Blairs,
spent Monday in town with Mrs. T.
Preston Rion, of Winnsboro, was in
Paul Scott and Bill Rabb, of Monti
cello were in town Friday.
N. B. May went to Newberry Tues
Mrs. W. B. Pearson entertained a
few friends at tea Wednesday even
Mrs. W. B. Little entertained at
dinner, Sunday October 13th, cele
brating Mr. Little's birthday.
Misses Eula Bryce and Pauline
Roberts, of Hickory Ridge, visited
relatives here last week.
Mi. and Mrs. W. J. Lemmon and
Misses Lucile, Grace and Maxie Lem
mon spent Wednesday in Columbia.
Mr. R. W. Park of the Presbyter
ian Seminary, of Columbia, spent the
week-end at home.
Miss Elizabeth Kerr, of Union, and
her friend, Miss Helen Mackin, of
Rion, were the week-end guests of
Miss Rosa Park.
Miss Janie Bell Lemmon, who is
attending school in Winnsboro,. pe
the week-end at home.
Mrs. A. Mac Park and Mrs. Annie
McNaul spent Thursday with Mrs. J.
T. Timms, of Hickory Ridge.
Mr. L. W. Hawes is attending courk
Prof. Ed Shealy spent the past
week at his home in White Rock.
Mrs. Walker and daughter have re
turned to Florida after spending
some time with Mrs. S. F. Castles.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Lyles and fam
ily spent Friday in Columbia.
Messrs. Leitner Blair and D. C.
Ruff, of Augusta, Georgia, are spend
ing a few days at home.
Ernest Castles, of the University
of South Carolina, spent the past
week-end with home folks.
Miss Jessie Lyles has returned
home from Greer where she has been
Miss Manie Brown, who attends
Greenbrier high school, spent the
past week-end at home.
Ray Brooks spent Monday in Co
lumbia on business.
Cdu~ningham Peay, of Darlington,
visited home folks here last.
Mrs. A. A. and L. D. Young and
Mrs. Sam Timnms attended the W. M.
U. Society Convention, at Ridgeway,
Miss Margaret Young left Friday
to take charge of her school at Grey
The Ridge school opened Monday
of last week. Mrs. Floyd Mann is
Rain, rain, rain, mud, mud, mud,
this is a most eloquent and convinc
ing argument in favor of bonds and
In a recent article attention was
called to the cost of constructing
these roads, some inferred that I was
opposed to the bond issue, which was
a mistake, we want to go at the busi
ness with open eyes. It is going to
cost to build our roads, but it is andl
will cost a great deal more to not
I have been trying to estimate
what the mud tax costs me person
ally eve y year. I am sure that in
the way of up-keep off vehicle, ganu
line, time etc, it runs to about 8200.
ler year-. Now in twenty :years udas
amounts to .$4,000. My tax for bonds
will not exceed $250 in th~e twenty
years, here a saving of 375. in twenty
years. Looks like a good investmont
to me. In other words I pay f'200
(Continued on page three)
HAPPENINGS OF INTER
EST OVER THE STATE.
County Supervisor Lipscomb Refused
to Accept the Custody of the
Gaffney,-Following his conviction In
Gaffney police court on a charge of
theft, a young negro has been sen
tenced to serve 30 days on the public
works, and as the city of Gaffney has
an arrangement with the county au
thorities by which all city prisonerfl
pre worked onthe county roads, the
icity offieials endeavored to turn thW
young negro in question over to the
lioanty authorities, but County Super
visor E. Felix Lipscombe. refused to ao
cept the custody of the defendant on
the ground that he is under 18 years
of age and that it is contrary to South
Carolina law to work a youth of les
than 18 on public works. The city is
therefore confronted with the necessi
ty of taking care of the negro for 30
days, feeding him and receiving noth
ing In return.
Supervisor Lipscomb says his ap,
tion in the matter is based on an ordet
issued in habeas corpus proceedings.
recently held in Spartanburg before
Judge I. W. Bowman, In another Cher
okee county case. In this case the
defendant convicted in police court at
Blacksburg was sentenced to serve 30
days on the public works, but when
he was placed in jail his attorneys be
gan legal proceedings to have him
freed on the ground that he was un
der 18 years of age and such action
was directed by the judge. Hereafter
some other disposition will have td
be made of youthful criminals in Cher
okee county, according to Supervisor
To Destroy Stalks.
Florence-A well-directed movement
is on foot in Florence county to de
stroy all of the cotton stalks before
November 1. Several organisations,
including the Rotary club and Cham
ber of Comerce, are co-operating with
the extension service forces in mak
4rg-Ithecampaign county wide and
effective. AuMbritjes hold that the
destruction of the c-tton stalks and
the planting of cover crops ar' s
mental In growing cotton und' bol
weevil condtions. hame havo,
for next week and speakersshave been
assigned to -urge the farmers to cut
down the cotton stalks.
Fiddlers' Contest at State Fair.
Columbia.-A fiddlers' contiest will
be one of the features being arranged
for the program of veterans' day at
the state fair on Wedne3day, October
25. This day has been set apart for
the Confederate veterans, who will be
guests of the fair and who will be
given free transportation on the rail
The fiddlers' convention will' be ar
ranged as one of the leading attrac
tions of the day. Prices of $15, $10
and $5 will be given the three best fid
ders. The fact that these artists of
the "fiddle and the bow" will be gath
ered from all parts of the ~te indi
cates a fine and interestin rogram.
Social Workers Next Month.
Spartanburg. - The annual meeting
of the state conference of social wor
ers to discuss the various phases
public welfare work in South Caroli
will be held In Charleston Novem
7, 8 and 9, It was announaced he
The conference will be made up
Red Cross workers, community heal
workers, community nursing worke
Y. M. C. A. officials, Travelerp'
Workers, as well as professors of a
cal science at the various colleges
the state. Josiah B. Morse,, professo
of sociology at the University of South
Carolina, will preside.
Guard Kills Negro.
Orangeburg.-Louis Birch, a negro
convict, about 22 years old, was shot
and killed by L. S. Brown, a chaingang
guard, when the negro attempted to
make his escape and refused to stop
when ordered to halt. About two
weekS ago Birch was convicted of
highway robbery, having held up- cp
August 25 a young boy in the Provi
dence section of Orangeburg county,
and upon conviction by a jury, was
sentenced to serve two years. It Is
stated that Birch declared that he did
not expect to serve the term if he
Linter Stock Sold.
Charleston.-Of :he 215,000 bales of
linters stored at the port terminals
three years ago by. the war.departmenlt
only 954 remain, and; It .is likely that
these soon will be shiped off. About
half of this large volume of linters
has been shipped abroad, the bulk of
it going to Germany, and the rest has
been distributed through this country
to interior points. A number of uses
are found for linters In manufacturing.
The International Linters company
pought the linters from hte governb
GENERAL NEWS FROM
ALL OVER THE WORLD
Winner Does Two Hundred and Six
Miles Per Hour and Wins Big
Race In Michigan.
Mt. Clement, Mich. - Unconscious
it times, due to the teriffic speed at
which he rushed through the heavens,
and during his conscious moments
haunted by fears for the. condition
of his wife, who momentarily expect
become a mother, Lieut. R. L,
Maughan, an army avlator flying an
army Curtiss high speed pursuit
plane, won the Pulitzer trophy serial
race here. He traveled the 160-mile
course at an average speed of 206
miles an hour.
The race, run in three fights and
replete with sensational achievements
on the part of the entrants that prom
Wse to become aerial tradition, 're
suted In the smasling of world- rec
ords, both official and unofficial, for
50, 100 and 200 kilometer courses.
Lieut. L. J. Maitland, piloting a sis
ter ship to that of Maughan, was sec
end In the Pulitzer competition, but
his honors In that respect were oven-.
shadowed by the terrific speed he at
tained ru the lap of 50 kilometers
Ife covared the distance at the rate
of 216 miles an hour, faster than any
one ever flew in a race.
For the 100 kilometer course dur.
lg the race he averaged 2"7.8 miles
an hour, another world record. Mau
ghan's plane is the one that made a
world's record of 220 miles an hour
over a one kilometer course at Gar
den City, Long Island, recently.
Seven fliers. two of the United
Sttes na-y etr'es. the rer.rider
repr.taItives of the army, shat
tered the world's record for 200
or more when they ex
cand n78.7 -- an hr th,? marlh
'-' September 21 in France
T ipte""+ MN--han had the best
tnfd for ty'i A*,-' e. a ratO of 206
,.- h'"r we nierrP wneed for
t otre lmir miles course.
Lieut H. J. Brow. In a C-rties navy
rarer. won third n'nee in tire Pnlitzer
competition going 160 milen at an
9"M". speed of 193.2 miles an hour.
SMsltin ' ed for the ent're course
was at the rateoM3 m i les -an heir.
toryship," piloted by Lieut.t.'H. Sa
derson, of the marine - corps,.
foced out of the race during' the
fourth lap by engine trouble. Sander
son plunged with his plane into lake
St. Clair, over which a part of the
course extended, but escaped unhurt.
C pt. St. Clair Street landed his Ver
tlle-Sperry between two trees a mile
from - Selfridge Field. He was not
hurt, but a- wing was torn off the
When he brought his plane to earth
Lieutenant Maughan was so exhaust
ed that he leaned against the ship for
several minutes until he revived.
'Cotton Figures Given,.
Washington-Cotton consumed dur
ing September amounted to 495,344
bales of lint and 59,833 bales of lint..
ers, compared with 484,718 of lint and
60,710 of linters ?'n September of last
year. the census bureau announced.
Cotton on hand September 30' in
consuming establishments amounted
to 1,065,117 bales of lint, and 97,205
of linters, compared with 295,193 of
lint and 156.295 of linters a year ago,
and in public storage and at comn
presses 3,217,639 bales of lint and 21,
262 of linters, compared with 1,118.
045 of lint and 204.699 of linters of a
Imports during September' totaled
,628 bales, compared with 6.362 In
ptember last year.
Exports totaled 368.890 bales, in
ding 2.902 bales of linters, corn
red with 532,839 bales, including
67 of linters, In September lact!
pindles active during September
.bered 33,296,513. compared with
3 4,620 in September last year.
tistics for cotton growing states.
ton consumled during September
32 3 bales, conmpared with %95,198
In & temnber last year.
n on hand September 30 In
coa ing establishments, 513.743
bal ompared with 533,427 a year
ago d In public storage and .at
co ses 3,000,169 bales. tiampared
wit 74,171 a year ago.
apture Many Stills.
ry, N. C.-Federal prohibi
tion '. ts in North Carolini cap
tur Illicit distilleries 'ind 73,105
gallom alcoholic liquors during
the r(of September, according to
a re ' ued by R. A. Koh'oss, fed
eral E tion director for North
A t 97 arrests were made
while M osecutions were recomr
mend elve automobiles were
seized confis'ated. Thes totaf
vae roperty seized and. d*
iiroye timated at 531,3S1.
LAYING OF CORNERSTONE
WEEKLY NEWS LETTER
FROM WINNSBORO MIS
The Womans Club held their reg
ular meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. L H. Pritchard was hostess to
the club. After the business session
the afternoon was spent sewing.
Salad, sandwiches and tea were serv
eA for refreshments.
Our village was shocked Tuesday
morning to learn of the sudden death
early in the morning of Mr. Clayton
Conyers. Whin Mr. Conyers retred
Monday evening after working Mon
day, he was in the best of spirits and
apparently in his usual - health.
About eleven o'clock he caied. Ws
wife, saying to her that he as dy
ing. Mrs. Conyers rushed to the h'os
pital near, the house for. the. num,
who telephoned for the doctor. ' Wnen
they returned to the house they found
Mr. Conyers prostrate upon the for,
unconscious. He died about three
o'clock without regaining conscious
Mr. Conyers was 'one of our fnest
young men. Ni was a faithful aui-.
band and devoted father It Jold
be hard to find. a man more Mtiut
to his daily tasks. He gave-Always
the best that he had. He nevet at
tended to- the business of any other
except his own. H wasa me
of the Baptist church. He was also
a member. of the Red Mdn's lodge.
The. funeral servise were conduted I
jointly by Rev. George C. Gibson and
the officers of the Red Men's fodge.
The remains were laid to rest Wed
nesday morning in the new nizftiem
etery. Mr. Conyers is survived by
one brother, Mr. Jessie Conyers, of
Enoree, S. C., and two sisters.
He' leaves also his wife and two
children. The - entire comninite
mouras with these loved omeg ltir
great loss. The tfloral offern'gs
very pretty. One iery beau
was sent by the fell w
Mr. Conyers in the
way and - an
ly, A and
cally -Ill 1or
On Tuesday at the school
house, the Camp it Gids met
around the camp ie in the headquar
ters. Miss Maym .Douglass, leader,
ti happy ever thesplendid response
of girls who came %t her call for or
ganization. More than Wfnty are in
the camp to enjoy the *eely meet
Mr. aid Mrs. Siaborough were
present Tuesday eeing to assist in
the programme. Tiepot' boiled Tues
day evening while tbhe girls drank hot
chocolate and ate sainiuiches and they
listened to a talk f*Rev. George C.
Gibson. The rest ieevening was
gvien over to- bu s. Girls 12
fears old and up a~vtdto join
see Miss Mayme cm
to the school house ~ ~ k
each Tuesday even
Mr. W. E. Sen
fined to his homesi
The doctor prono
ease of broken-bone
say that it was a
rest, if we did nohr
terribly it hurts Sepen
ned up in thie hou tively
refuses to go to i936 ispect
that heis just gett ~ bhh
does hate to admii~ml can't
keep a good man d'o so. we
expect to see him 'boon. I
A number of our yebeen
attending the reviv at theI
Baptist church in during
the past ten days. A.. Lam
oreaux, of Ridgewa been do
ing the preaching an who have
heard him have be y impres
sed by his messages.
The Sunbeams me y af-1
ternoon for rehea *-progarm
which they are to -the near
future at the Bapti
Mr. Bill Verner Wednes
day and unable to be, post. We
trust theat he will be~
PARTY FOR B
Miss Beck Jennin edo
Tuesday evening in o5 is
Irene Curlee, bridth
wedding party and o get
were present. The cee
wedding contest in s
Zion ace ra lai~
obei 'th a r
ed thereu e s
of "innboro BI' n
dates 1777-1922 .sppearing
letters was seet in~the southw
ner of the building. Inside ti
in niche -holloded'at for
pose* was placed -t epper box
icaly. ialed, cotaing-th6
ing nanmiscripts, doumnoits
newspapers; copies fThe
Herald, Ihe State mad The News
Courier, a sketch. of the new:
ng' ahistory 4f Mt. Zion'society
a -ioU of pupils and teaes of
Zion Institutb session of
The various ;papers were tied
oage and iace ribbons, the&
of' Mt. Zion In keeping with e.B
tom veral' wee also'pla40
the box. Af .a prayer by Dr. OlW
elmi dt She reading of hisbtr
ic sketcies of the instituo S
G F. Patton placed the Ame
the-evel and announced,."I I
a perfest ston, seti
manner after the
of Architentue. May
which it is to support
con set on a hill -which
ever beckoning the b.
young men ard yl
Winnsboro to higher,
Johnson closed the exe
Below we give the
believing they will be
ling and J
18th day of FeI , (7, to
Wynn, Esq., the jisceof the
society, and Robert Ellson, Estat
William Strother, Esq., the
wardens, r.nd the eem
now are or shaiRe~a~i
bers of that osciety, cosfononly'
'The Mt. Zion Soet y,'-for tfea
pose of founding, ~ddwiing, i:
porting a publig lobge is the
of Camden. .Ad athoritywa
ed to the corporatIlonhee
to take and hold any .hrts
tion or devises of lands or
estate and to appropriatet.
to the endowing 'and.s
said school, and to the ah -
of education of suelpoor
less orphans and inditent
they judge proper objedts
ity hereby intended. -
In the preamble to the
Mt. Zion Society appey
ing appeal, "When we.
around and behold af
tion, the greatest pasti
live in ignorance ona
being no plae-of
them where they tais
nated; also when.
phan left forlorn,
race of savages- tla