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WHAT - RAKES A COMMUNITY
The other day we were listening to
the preachers and the politicians af
firming that the millennium was just
around the corner. We were of the
opinion that wars were a thing of the
past. That the "brotherhood of man"
was but a question of organization
and would soon be accomplished.
Somehow all these fond wishes and
glorious prophecies have not material
ized. We have seen the world engag
ed in the worst war since the world
began. In the midst of the mighty
struggle we tried to comfort ourselves!
in various ways. The war was mak
ing demigods out of men, they were
being transformed in the crucible of
war, this was a war to end war, dem
ocracy would be supreme and the
golden age would be ushered in by
the victory of the allies. We forgot
that war is brutalizing, that it is or
ganized killing and as an African
proverb puts it "the war drum has
not ornaments", that no amount 5f
oratory and apology can make it a
glorious thing. We have' learned that
the victory of the allies did not mean
the end of the war and the coming
of the millennium. The world is full
of hatred. The Near East is afire
with the flaies of war which threaten
to engulf all Europe. Economic re
covery is dreadfully slow. Hate,
greed jealousy cannot be put aside
in the face of a great emergency.
America 'the moral ruler of the na
tnons suddenly backslid from her
high place and reversed all that she
had learned from the Nazarene when
she said "America first."
We come to sad times. The ece
nomic situat'on in America has been
exceedingly bad for the last three or
four years. We are glad to believe
that there are indications of a slight
K improvement. The moral situation
has been more threatening than the
economic. Our people have seemirely
thrown off all restraint and we have
seen such an orgy of *orldliness as
we did not tlink oursel'ves capable of.
We have heard a great deal about the
"wild young people" and of their do
ings. Men in every walk of life have
seen this and have been wondering
what is to be the e!.d of it all. Law
liness, drunkeness, sensuality have
been rampant among all classes.
President Harding has called on us
to put emphasis on "Better Homes in
America." Perhaps here is the key
to the terrible situation 'we are in.
The decay of the individual, commun
ity s.nd state is no doubt due to th'e
decay of our homes. The foundation
of the nation is the hearthstone. If
that foundation is not strong the sup
erstructure will topple. Our homes
are weak in authority, in example and
poor in ideals. Let ,us strengthen
them and we shall'have better com
munities and nations. Tomorrow is
in the hands of the homes of today.
If tomorrow is chaotic the bisme is
fundimentally on the homes of today.
Let us strengthen our homes.
The State of South Carolina,
County of Fairfield.
By W. L. Holley, Probate Judge.
Whereas, Jas. H. Nichols made suit
to me to grant him Letters of Admin>
istration of tir Estate and Effects
of Joseph A. ~ hols;
These are. .:i fore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said Joseph A.
Nichols, deceased, that they be and'
appear before me, in the Court of
Probate, to be held at Winnsboro on
Nov. 4th next, after publication here-.
f, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, 'u
4ow cause, if any they have, why the
.~ad Administration should not be
Given under my hand this 19th day
of October, Anno Domini 1922.
W. L. HOLLEY,
Judlge of Probate.
FOR TH E RELIEF OF'
ICoughs, Colds, Croup
WHOOPING COUGH, HOARSENESS
SFOR- S ALE--The Tennant Hotel
building, 25 rooms, and lot, half
block from city hall; ideally locat
ed. To be sold for division among
heirs. If interested write Mrs. J.
J. Stover, WXinnsboro, S. C. 29-32
nevous headacI ?
chases it away.
FAIFIELD COUNTY NEWS
-,-.TODD BY CORRESPONDENTS
(Continued from page tfiree.)
Patrick, served candy, nuts and fruifs
and the children told their fortunes
by counting the seed in their apples.
The Book Club held a delightful
meeting with Mrs. Melvin Blaine at
her attractive home Friday afternoon.
Bowls of- yellow and golden-bronze
dahlias emphasized the Hallowe'en
decorations in the hall and living
room, and ttese colors were also car
ried out in the menu. The following
program on "The Recent Troubles in
the Near East," had been prepared
by Mrs. Sam Brice and Miss Bessie
Jones: The Rise of Kemal Pasha and
His Turks, Mrs. W. M. Patrick; The
History of Kemal Pasha, told by Mrs.
W. D. Robinson in- her delightful
style; Why the Turks Massacre, by
Mrs. Sam Mobley; Halideh Haroum,
Turkey's Joan of Arc, by Mrs. Wal
ter Blain; The Result of the War, by
Mrs. Macie Brice; Turkey's Hero, by
Mrs. Tom Brice; A Call -o Us for
Relief, Mrs. D. A. Coleman. Durrg
the social hour, Mrs. Blain served
fruit salad, sandwiches, coffee, nut
bread. salted peanuts in yeIow bas
kets, coffee and crackers. Black cats
were given as favors.
Mrs. Roy Lewis spent Thursdary in
Miss Rebecca Lewis visited Miss
Margaret Sterling last Oeek.
Misses Rebecca Lewis, Margaret
Serling and Mr. John Shirtey attend
ed a Hallowe'en party at Mizpanl Fri
Quite a number of people attended
the Union meeting of this division
at Rock Creek Baptist church, Sunday
I A-good manf young people enjoy
ed the Hallowe'en party given for the
Rock Creek Blare school at Mrs. Lula
Blairs, Saturday evening. Misses
Clanson and Helen Gue were the
-witches who told the fortune of each
couple that came their way. Punch
was served G-roughout the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. May and child
ren, Virginia and Billy ,spent, the
week-end in Wadesboro, N. C.
Miss Emily Rabb, of Columbia,
spent the week-end with her sisters,
Mesdames J. S. J. Suber; Jr., and W.
Mrs. J. D Blair, Sr., spent Monday
and Tuesday in Columbia.
Mrs. J. S. J. Suber Jr., and child
ren and Miss Helen Gue motored to
Winnsboro Saturday on a shopping
Mr. Hunter Brown ;went to New<
Prof. Crawford has returned after
spending some time at his home in
Clinton and attending the State Fair
Thursday and Friday.
The following were some of the
ones that attended the State Fair:
Mesdames J. S. J. Suber, Sr., G. B.
Willingham, Ella Hentz,, Cauwell, WV.
l. Mayg~ id Miss Helen Gue; Messrs.
T. B alingharr, W B. May, W. B.
P.,n and Tiny Blair.
Everybody around Stover has been
r.ai busy for the last few weeks haul
ing and shredding corn. All report
more than expected.
Mrs. Irene McDonald and children,
spent Wednesday with Miss Martha
Mrs. B. S Bankhead spent Wednes
day with her mother, Mrs. Sara Hig
Miss Louisa McD~nald is spendling
awhile with her brother, M. D. Mc
Miss31ary Black spent Wednesday
afternoon with Mrs. T. M. Black.
Misses Sara andl Annie Black spent
Tuesday afternoon with Miss Sara
Misses Lizzie and Alice McDonald
and Lizzie and Viola Dixon called on
the Mitford teachers Tuesday after
Mr. Edward Bankhead had the mis
fortune last Wednesday to cut his foot
on a piece of glass while playing at
school. This caused the little fellow
to be absent from school for two days.
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-Miss -Sara -Blick speit -Wednesday
night with Miss Sara McDonald.
Mrs. W. M. Bankhead and' little
children William and Elizabeth spent
Monday of last week with Mrs. Irene
Mrs. D. McDonald and Miss Lizzie
McDonald spent Wednesday with Mrs.
Messrs. Tom and Marion Black was
in Great Falls Saturday on business.
Mrs. Hattie Bishel has returned to
White Oak after spending several
weeks with her brother, Mr. J. W.
Mr. T. M. Black has been kept real
busy this fall making molasses. He
has made several hundred gallons and
expects to make more.
We are glad to say that Mr. R. B.
McDonald is improving which we hor
The Baptist church gave a hot sup
per on last Fridaysnight at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Crowder. A
large crowd and a nice time was en
joyed. A nice sum was realized.
Messrs W.'B. Martin and J. E.
Crowder spent Friday in Union.
Mrs. .Eliza Aiken is spending some
days with her brother, Mr. R. M.
Mrs. S. R. Crawford spent Monday
Mrs. Berry Martin and little daugh
ter, spent the week-end-in Blairs.
Mrs. Milo Martin was in Winnsboro
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Coleman
motored to Winnsboro on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Coleman of
Feasterville, visited Mrs. Coleman's
- Miss Bettie Coleman 'visited Mrs.
C. M. Ladd on Sunday and Monday.
Mr. Edgar Aiken was a visitor in
Winnsboro on Wednesday.
Chartes and Mary Helen Crawford
spent the week-end at home.
Mr. S. R. Crawford was on the
Jury last week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Crowder spent
Monday with Mrs. Crowders' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Fee, of Blairs.
Mr. J. E. Crowder is sick in bed.
A good many of the young folks
attended the Fair last week.
Mr. Edgar Timms, of Gastonia,
spent the past week at home.
Mr. Luther Mason, of Gastonia, N.
C., spent the week-end with Mr. Tims.
~frn.aek Long and little son, of Co
lunija was in the' community-eet
r.Campbell and Mr. Martin spent
the week-end at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Timms..
Miss Johnnie Timms left 'last Mon
day to take up her studies at Con
cord, N. C.
Miss Eulalie Lee Timms spent the
week-end with her parents here.
Mr. A. M. Paull and G. R. Brice
spent a day in Chester recently.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wright, Sr.,
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wright, Jr and
Mr. andl Mrs. D. R. Coleman, Jr., at
tended the foot-ball game and State
Fair in Columbia last Thursday.
Miss Mary Bess Coleman took ,in
the State Fair last week.
Mrs. N. F. Shivar and Miss Eva
Sharp were in Union Thursday.
Miss Julia Faucette came home
Saturday after spending several weeks
in Columbia with Mr. and Mrs. H. D.
Messrs. J. S. Stone and D. P. Cros
by attended the Carolina-Clemson
game in Columbia last Thursday.
Mr. A. Roe Colernan spent a part
of last week in Columbia, with Mr.
Reggie Coleman. He was accompani
d home Saturday by Messrs Julian
and Reggie Coleman, making the trip
thru the country.
Misses Sva and Mary Colvin at
tended the State Fair last week.
Mrs. James Coleman spent a partI
of last week in Columbia with her
brother, Mr. H. D. Coleman and other
:1Jua ~as in C
Iumbia a few dyiy week the guest
of Miss Narce' s Coleman.
Mrs. E. T. Bo ware and children
spent last week inColumbia with Mrs.
Miss Mary Fadeette was the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Coleman in Co
lumbia last week. ,
Mrs. A. F. Blair and little son, Rob
ert Coleman, were the week-end
guests of Miss Clyde Coleman. Mr.
John A. F. Coleman, Jr., attended
the Fair last Wednesday and Thurs
Mrs. Jeff Boulware is with her
daughter, Mrs. J. J. Davis, who is ill
at her home at Shivar, Springs.
Mr. George. W. Colem'an has gone
to Florida to spend the winter with
his daughter and sons.
There was a most enjoyable Hallo
we'en party given at the Old Hickory
School House Tuesday night. Lem
onade, cakes and peanuts were sold.
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WE E 97
NOTICE To REITORS.
Notice is hereby given to all credi
tors of the estate of Jennie Sainpson,
deceased, to present their claims duly
WE SELL ALL KINDS 0
COME AND LOOK( OVER
OUR STORE YOUT
verified, and an perso ns
said estate are required to make pay
ment to the undersigned.
Administrator of said estate
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