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FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEWS A
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Miss Ada Smarr spent Thursday
night with her aunt, Mrs. J. S. Glass.
Miss Jo Miller Glass entertained a
few of the young people of this com
munity Friday night. All had a good
time. After the games were over
cake was served.
Misses Jo Miller Glass and Emma
Smarr spent Saturday with their un
cles, Messrs J. J. Steele and W. B.
Miss Emma Smarr spent the week
end with her aunt, Mrs. J. S. Glass.
Mrs. W. B. Lumpkin spent Sunday
with her mother, Mrs. J. S. Glass.
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Keistler -and
family spent Sunday with his sister,
Mrs, M. E Dye, of Richburg.
Mrs. MoW!& Dye spent Sunday with
Mr. aid Mrsi; M. E. Dye, of Richburg.
Mr. Heath Nickles has returned
home from the hospital and is getting
Misses Ruth and Jo Miller Glass
spent Wednesday with Mrs. J. D.
Mt. Zion B. Y. P. U. will have its
meeting Sunday' November 5th, at
4:30 P. M. Everybody is welcojpe,
both old and young.
Messrs P. B. Roberts, R. H. and
Ralph Lemmon, J. S. Brown and E.
E. Davis attended the State Fair one
day last week; also Misses Ollie
Brown, Dill Brown and Elizabeth
Messrs- Bernard and Glenn. mem
bers of the Billy Sunday club of Co
4 lumbia, held a very interesting meet
Ing at Union church Sunday. All who
-he"rd Mr. Glenn's talk, enjoyed it
very "much. The members of these
clu*06 doing agrept work in the
," 1r d'in the nearby country coM
our State, and in other
ISv i. W par
AMrs. Jimmie Ste)% of
- r . $eele, of Winnsboro, is
visiting relatives in the community.
Mr. and Mrs.. Jimmie Steele motor
ed to Columbia on Friday of last
Misses Ollie and Dill Brown and E.
P. Kerr and Little Betty Brown spent
the day recently at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. A. G. Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Yarborough,
Mrs. Katie McDonald and Miss Ev
elyn Yarborough spent a day in Co
lumbia last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Babin and
children, of Mabihiton, were the week
end guests of Mrs. Mabin's mother,
SMrs. C. D. Chappelle.
Miss Alyse Yarborough, who is
teaching in Campobello, spent the
week-end at home.
Messrs. W. T. Glenn, B. H. Yarbor
ough and Charlie Heron attended the
Fair in Columbia last week.
Messrs B. H. Yarborough, W. T.
Glenn and Mrs. Katie McDowell spent
-Monday in Winnsboro.
Mr. C. F. Elliott, of Winnsboro, was
O visitor in our community 'Monday.
Hugh Yarborough was at home
from Winnsboro, where he is attend
ing Mt. Zion Institute, for the week
Miss Emmie E. Witherspoon enter
tained Misses Janie Ford, Catherine
Izleberg and Elma Knight with a
dining on the 14th.
Mr. Rufus Keistler carried Misses
Catherine Izleberg and Alma Knight
to Chester recently.
"Mr. Heath Nicklos is in Chester
Sanatorium for an operation for ap
pedicitis, and his friends wish to
soon see him at home.
Dr. Hamilton and Miss Clements
visited the school and v cinated the
The farmers are busy making mo
lasses, mostly for home use.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Grady have re
turned from their home at Seven
Spring Street, N. C.
Mrs. J. D. Grady is eating fresh
beets, lettuce, cucumbers, lima beans,
string beans, tomatoes, roasting ears
and Irish potatoes out of her garden.
Mr. R. B. McDonald is confined to
his be w.ith pleurisy and his many
Mr. Edith A
stone of Womi
lina State Fair, the
tural, livestock, m
meut shot ev4r -hed
cording to these -who"
the most largely atte
The fair, picttired Ain
resources- of the Palm
breasts 'of visitors
by reason of their bea
The thousands who
grounds were outspoken
ments in the changes
made; many were a
transformation that has
in so short a time andth
fest a spirit of pride in
the arrangement and the
equipment which augurk
The outstanding even ,
gram under the new
the laying of the cornersto
opening day of thei.ew '
building by Mrs. Editti VaXd
event prophetic in its 'siia
Other events that attracted mucb
tention were the races on the new h
mile track, the excellent exhibits of
farn and field products, cattle, swine
and- poultry, and the rain. The latter
1hould, not be ommitted. It came ha
opening day and settlea the dust ant
put the grounds into almost perfect
shape for. the balance of the week.
When the h-mr approached for tht
laying of the cornerstone of theob!tId
ig which the women of South-.
lida will e
pended in. the
ly was a
the fair wa
of the speakers
On the speakers''stnd
exercises were several state'.
and a number of women who had been
prominently Identified in the campm-g.
to raise funds for the building.
A band concert was rendered before
and during the exercises by Abney
band, of Greenwood.
Inscribed on one side of the corner.
stone of the building is: "Women's
building, erected by the women of
South Carolina and the State Agricul.
tural and Mechanical society of South
Carolina. Cornerstone laid October 23,
On the other side "f the stone is
Inscribed: "Mrs. Wilson G. Harvey,
chairman women's committee, and D.
M. Cooper, Jr., president."
Dye Concern Doubles Capacity.
Greenville.-Work was commenced
on the erection of a new dve house..
which will double the capc of the
dye plant of the Southern Iranklin
Processes company and which will
cost about $50,000. The plant has
been in operation only about ten
months, but the increasing aemand
for dyeing work for products of the
southern mills, It was said, necessitat
ed the enlargement of the plant.
Young Lady Fatally Injured.
Spartanburg.-Tonla Green, 16-year.
old daughter of A. A. Green, of Green..
ville, was perhaps fatally injured In.
an automobile accidenit on~the National
highway between Spartanburg and
Greenville at a point just west of
Duncan. Miss Green, in company with
Marie Green, understood to be a sis
ter; Robert Burgess and Paul Chandler
was going in the direction of Green
ville at a rapid rate of speed when
something went vwrong with one of
the rear wheels and the car turned~
over. It was late3r found that Miss
Green had sustained a fractured skull.
McLeod to Speak at Walterboro.
Walterboro.-Memfbers of the Colle
ton county post of the American Le
gon are laying plans for a large
gathering of veterans here November
23, which l.as been designated as Le
gion Day at the Colleton county fair,
according to James K. Jachles, Legion
commander, here. Thomas G. McLeod,
democratic nominee for governcor,
Judge Mend'el L. Smith, of Camden,
and Ben E. Adams, of Charleston, are
on the program to speak. The marins
band from Parris Island has been s.'
cured for the occasion.
RPS OF CORRESPONDENTS
friends are anxious to see him o
The Mitford school is moving for
ward under the able management of
the three efficient teachers, and their
work is showing up 4itQ4he pupils
more and more everyday. If the
pupils will work with the teachers
they will hve, a successful year, and!
be better prepared for life work.
Since Mr. J. L. Higgins has had
chaige of the roads you can see cars
passing at any time from all points,
some for pleasure and some for bus
iness. As the roads are kept in good
conditions it is a pleasure to travel.
Miss Mary McGill, who is teaching
at Blythewood, spent the week-end
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. K.
Mi. Jonathan Shedd, who has a pc
sition in Columbia, spent Sundag v.it'a
Several from this commum'ty at
Lended the State Fair-all seemed
pleased. The ball game attracted
Mrs. W. B. Pearson was in the vil
lage Monday afternoon talking about
the Hallowe'en party to be given at
the school house Friday night.. The
ladies are taking much interest in it
and we hope it will be a great success.
Messrs Burley Ruff. and Andrew
Rab. came up from Columbia :at
urday evening and remained over
Sunday with relatives.
Messrs Y. G. Lewis and David Mc
Ilroy, Sr., motored to Winnsboro on
Wednesday, the 18th, to attend an
important meeting of the board of di
rectors of the Wateree National Farm
Loan Association. The meeting last
ad three hpifrs andws apresided over
by Mr. Clyde FranE a federallarni
loan bureau examiner.
eyrl inrtant attrs pertain
retary and tresu p6f
Mr. J. rice, school s'uperin
tendent,; nsited Avon school Thurs
day-last. We are sure he saw some
good results worked out by our capa
ble teacher, Mrs. Leslie Weir.
We are glad to see Mrs. S. G. Brice
has returned home again from her,
visit to North Carolina and friends
A very, interesting moving picture
health demonstration display was giv
en by Dr. Hamilton and Miss Clem
ents, county nurse, on Monday of
this week, tuberculosis being the
subject. There was a good and ap
We old 'Red Shirt disciples of
Eampton well remember the wild ru
mors that were afloat all over the
state in the fall of Seventy-six as to
:he clandestine' midnight meetings
ad movements of the negroes.' You
:ould hear anything but the truth
ad sometimes we would ride with
>ut knowing the truth, as we did on
:he night of the meeting at Sam
rue's school house when May Wood
Aard knocked J. B. Smith out of the
loor of the house. By the way, that
was the night that .Arthur Mackey
was converted and camne over to us.
But I started out to tell about Beck
aam's flight from Columbia. He
Aras too young to belong to our club
(Greenbrier) but was large enough
:o -drive a little rickety ox wagon to
olumbia, and while in the city he
seard that Governor Chamberlain
Nas going to send that day one thous
nd armed negroes to some point in
:he upper part of the state by way
>f the Monticello road; and Beck
sam, while young, had sens'e enough
:o know that if he was overtaken on
:he road by that hoard that he and
sis ox would both be trodden under
root. So he hurried out of town,
stopped at Dr. Enson's place, borrow
ed an augur, bored a hole through
te dashboard of the little wagon
,ody and poked Buck's tail through
tt and tied the end up in a knot. I
>vertook him on Crane Creek hill, he
w'as peting the whip to the ox for
alll that he could do. "My harness
md running gear is weak," said he,
'but I dlon't intend~ to be stuck in
he mud if Buck doesn't pull out his
As I had a lady with me, I had
to lea':e him, though I hated to do so.
Connue on page three)
regular army at its
-12,000 officers and
"as small as should
unless there should
in military con
the world," is stat
to Secretary Weas
War department in
of the army apked for
es for 1923.
written in reply to a
from Secretary Weeks,
explaining to thb Pres
e estimates for 12,000 of
00 men were being sub.
ion of military leaders,
guard or reserve was
that the minimum
rf out the national do
20 was 13,000 officers
.President said that
-,'believe the govern
istifled in exceeding
the coming year,
in reductiofr beyond
, even in the praise
-onomy, without de-.
ent !o'n:1.tion now
onal d.fensa and for
-d beiefnts of World
y on the part of
bassles in the re
action' from its
ough their difpin
n here, but W5 as.
h.Alplomata would wait
v 't~* the missing instructions
nr It is the understanding
of embassies, however, that
the ir 6 their home governments
in th instance would permit of no
great e* in the matter of presen
ation it was understood the Brit
ish an ech officials would present
the tion to Secretary Hughes
ven the Italian communication
ad n en received at that time.
It is erstood the three embassies.
which ye kept in close touch with.
olci ~f the Washington govern
ent~ ieve that an unqualifled ac
eptanc of the Invitation cannot be
xpec At the same time, however,
hey ar said to hold that the presen
ation -id necessary to give this gov
rnment an opportunity to participate
n the joint consultations of the allies
pon lossee growing out of the war.
Freight Claim Offiils Meet.
Winston-Salem, N. C.-The Virginia
'reight Claim conference, including
reight claim officia.ls In North and
outh Carolina, Virr'nia and West Vir
inia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, met
ere and adjourned after consideration
f plans for reducing freight claims
nd thereby offering greater protection
Co-operation from the public was
mphasized and a uniform method was
discussed for handling excess and
stray freight. Other points discussed
ere thefts from cars of special con
struton, co-operation with special
gents to prevent freight claims and
elimination of freight overcharges and
Railroads represented at the meet
:ng were the Norfolk and Western, th
orfolk Southern, Southern, Winston
Salem Southbound, Merchants and
iners Transportation comnpany, the
hesapeake and Ohio, Pennsylvaia
and Western Maryhsnd.
Death For Aviator.
Okechobee, Fla.-Wilford A. Rettig
was killed and Charles Douglas was
seriously injured when an airplane i13
which they* .were . flying,. foll' in the
streets of this toen.' Reftig is sai'd to
have been a former, army aviator.
ouglas lives at (arrett, Ind.
The men were piU ver this eity
when the plane we~~#nosjd~ye
t a height of , -hfdre feet
nd fell -hn fronto ibank Sev
eral hundred p sp. = the~l
The plane was a
NqEWS LETTER AND HONOR I
WkEKLY NEWS LETTER
FROM WINNSBORO MILLS
An old land mark is passing out
of existence at the mill. The old two
story brick building used so long for
offices, store, lodge rooms and pic
ture hall is being demolished this
week. The building has been stand
ing for many years. The brick and
other materials show effects of long
exposure. Decay has found its place
there as it finds its place in every
physical and material realm.
The old building has bowed to the
inevitable and come to its end. Not
however until it has served a career
of usefullness. It has gone the way
6f all the earth. As this old build
ing has gone so must all things ma
terial and physical go. One thing re
mains, and that is a memory. The
building had a character-a material
personality-and in a few days, only
that will remain. It reminds us that
in a few dags this physical building
also must gd the way of all the earth
-"earth to earthit dust to dust, and
ashes to ashes", and only one thing
will remain-Personality, character
sofl if you please. Decay comes in
eviiably to all men-an end must
come. The bricks and motor and
fame work of our human lives shall
be dismanteled and shall crumble into
dust. But the sould of that building,
the character that we have builded is
a thing immortal eternal shall go. to
its reward.' We believe that rewards
hereafter are based on good and evil.
The good character or the. bad char
acter receives a good or bad reward
jeW are not going to expose any
body by name but just stop for a mo
ment to say that we saw a number of
our folks head out for Columbia last
Thursday and Friday. On Thursday
we have a notion that they were going
to tue Fair grounds for the express
of carrying "the children"
o.J as ~ exhibits .and incidentally
Foot-bali classic of .the
Clemson and Caro
Way any, but we saw some
them at both places..
On at Sunday morning the 11
o'cock hour at the Baptist church
was taken over by the Sunbeam hand
under the leadership of Mrs. G. C.
Gibson and Mrs. G. H. Lokey. A
splendid programme of recitations,
songs and scripture passages was giv
en. The. children had been well train
ed and rendered a very creditable
programme. Every Sunbeam from
two years old and up had a part on
Mr. Frank B. Cawley, of Peabody,
Mass, a husky specimen of manhood,
with a smile that never fades, and
with a -handshake that convinces, has
co'n&di ake up the job of service
manager. One thing we can say for
him to begin with is that he is big
enough to take care of himself. He
stands about six feet in his stocking
feet and weighs about 197 pounds.
He is bashful, however, and postively
refused to give his life's history for
print. He promised however, that as
we get better acquainted to let us in
on some of the life experiencez in far
plaecs of the earth. We welcome Mr.
Cawley with an open mind and heart.
Well ladies, we do not know whether
he is married or not, so better go
Born on last Tuesday morning to
Mr. and Mrs. John Gregory, a daugh
ter. The little lady came with a
couple of front teeth ready for chew
ilg. Mr. Gregory is all smiles and if
the flowers begin to bloom again you
may know it is a tribute to the little
daughter of the man who cultivates
and loves the shrubs and flowers of
The new Methodist church is grow
ing rapidly now. The members of
this congregation are looking forward
to the day when they will have a real
Mr. W. E. Sentell who has been
ill at his home for over two weeks is
improving slowly and s'ays that' he
hopes to be at his job again in a week
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarance Dove sympathize with them
in the loss of their infant child. Fun
eral services were conducted Saturday
afternoon by Rev. George C. Gibson
and the remains were laid to rest in
the Community Cemetery.
The new office is about completed
and in about two weeks the office
force will rejoice to be in their new
(Contnned on page eight)
LOLL FOR THE
IT MOUNT ZION INSTITUTE.
The football game at York wig' a
one. Outweighed UA for
ld, Mt. Zion put everyfjme
she had in the- struggle.. Thi
was- i4 to 6 in favor afYork--**t
Mt. Zion fought the odds against lier
to the very -ininh. We l'ost, but we
played the game.
"When that Scopegne
To mark agaiist you
He'll mark not whetherr
But how you played t
Did anybody here see Johnson.
eighty-five yards for a touchdown at
York? And did anybody else see the.
machine-like play of tha whole teaz
enable the speedy quarterback pull it
of ? It was worth'seeing as a splei
did .llustration of what team ..wrk
can do. "All for one and one idr all"
is the motto in 'football and: in life.
We are not looking for individual j
stars. We want men who work withR
and for their teammates, and we
want a team which backs each of its
members, giving every mai s chance
to do the best that's in him.
Winthrop Training School invaded
Mt. Zion on Wednesday. The two
teams, pretty evenly matched, fought
each other to a scoreless tie. The
visitors were a fine, genmtlemaly lot
We enjoyed their vi'it as we enjoyed
our trip tp' see them.
Tests for the. first month are
and gone. The eleventh grade is
iing in sight of the goal. G
day is, for them, j.st
whole bunch oughtaktc M
The attendainde Al
of this session has
Mt. Zion has
-ight to be Ignorant
on in the world. he
many boys and girls of thie High
school could give an intelligint ac
count of the fall of the Lloyd-George
government in England. Big things
are happening all over the world,
and cultured people know about them.
Owing to possible inaccuracy in
making up the report, the honor roll
for the high school does not appear
in this issue of The News and Herald
It will come out later.
Honor Roll for Grammar School.
(Highly Distinguished means an
average of 95 or more on all sub
jects. Distinguished means -an av
rage of between 90 and 95 on all
Rose Cathcart, Margaret Crawford,
Marie Geiger, Margaret Lindsay,- Hel
en Parks, Idele Sam, Isabel Turner,
argaret Timms, Laurie Brice, Al
ert Doty, Thomas Lee Douglas, Hen
ry Harrison James Horne, Rowell
MeMeekin, Ernest Propst, Dean Wil
Highly Distinguished-Annie Bell
razell, Emma Gene Clowney, Emma
ouise Clowney, Rebecca Douglass,
etty Lindsay, Mary McMaster, Hel
n Milling, Mary Steele Richardson,
rances Halford, John Johnson, Ed
ard McMaster, Jack Quattlebaum,
Distinguished-James Aiken, An
nie Frances Crawford.
Highly Distinguished-Ned McDon
ad, Jack Propst, Eugene Summney,
Ed Rion, Marjorie Porter, M. E.
ark, Patsie Davis, Tallu Center, Ma
Distinguished-Marion Rawls, Car
>line Arnette, James Brice, James
ackson, Grady 'lurner..
Margaret Macfie, Ella Johnson, Liz
~ie Elliott, Thomas Lemond.
Perfect Attendance-Margaret Mac
e, Ella Johnson, Lizzie Elliott, Cal
ie Brazell, Thomas Lemond, Zelmia
rice, Catherine Wells, Nell McMeek
n, Wilhemina Aiken, James Craw
ord, William Willingham, Franklin
hristmas, Joe Cathcart, Genie Horne,
ugh Timms, Robert Timims.
Distinguished-Nelle Douglass, Car
ie Cathcart, Norwood Obear, Tom
lliott, Eugene Stover, Clarence
eese, Granger McMeekin.
(Continued on page eight)
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