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ESTABLISHED 1844 -INNSBOR. NOVEMBER 10th, 1922.
Bond Issue for Roads Carried by Vote of 825 to 142
AIRFIELD COUNTY NEWS A
V BY OUR C
Mrs. Ned Young and Misses Pearl,
Pixley and Memminger spent Monda:.
of last week with Mrs. D. McDonald.
Mrs. Irer.e McDonald and little
children, Hugh and John S., spent
Thursday with Miss Janie Bankhead.'
Mrs. T. M. Black spent Tuesday
with Mrs. D. McDonald.
Mr. Douglis Varnadore spent Sat
urday and Sunday with relatives here.
Messrs. Dan, Tom and Marion
Blacik went to Great Falls Saturday.
Mr. James and Misses Lizzie and
Alice McDonald motored down to
Woodward Wed,nesday aftern7oon.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin McDonald
and children spent Wednesday with
the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Misses Lizzie and Sara Black spent
Tuesday with Misses Mary and Sallie
Mrs. T. M. Black spent Monday
with Mrs. Irene McDonald.
Mr. and Mrs. J., P. Black and child
ren, James Lorene and Mildred,
spent Sunday with the formers par
ent's, Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Black.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Flack and little
daughter, Estelle, of Rocky Creek,
spent Saturday with Mr. Black's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Black.
Lots of the people of Stover attend
ed the Fair in Chester Izst week.
Every body returned saying it was
the best ever held.
Those who attende4 t g -Aallqe
en party at .Monticello>eliOol house
Friday night were: Mesdames.J. S.
J. Suber, Jr., W. B. May, Ella Hentz;
Miss Helen Gue; Messrs. J. S. j. Su
ber, Jr., and Paul W. James.
Hbn.' J. J. McMahon, o Columbia,
was -in town Sunday.
was a week-end visitor here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. J. Suber , Jr.,
and children spent Sunday in Shelt
on with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Frazier, Sr., Mr..
and Mrs. J. B. Frazier, Jr., and child
ren and Mrs. Parnel, of Blairs, were
visitors here Sunday.
W. B. May went to Greenwood Fri
Dr. E. H. Moore, of Newberry, vis
ited several patients here during the
Mrs. Ella Hentz spent Sunday in
Newberry county with her mother,
Mrs. J. S. J. Suber, Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Caldwell and
daughter, Bess, from Newberry coun
tv spent Sunday in town with Mrs.
'W. B. May.
~.Messrs. Guy Whitener and Paul W.
$ames attended a Hallowe'en party
Tuesday evening at Mt. Pleasant
school house in Newberry county.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Willinghiam and
Guy' Whitener attended services at
Salem Sunday morning.
Mrs. W. B. May, Miss Helen Gue,
Messrs T. B. Willingham, Sloan Chap
man and Hunter Brown enjoyed a
short ride Sunday afternoon down
rad river on Coxe-May's new mot
The Mitford school closed Friday
for the pupils to go to the Chester
Fair. A few went.
Miss Catherine Izleberg spent the
week-end at home in Laurens. Miss
Alma Knight accompanied her as far
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Culp and
two children motored down from
Chester-and spent Sunday afternoon
at Mr. C. S. Ford.
Miss Janie Ford took in the Fair
and spent Friday night at her uncle's,
Mr. Howard Culp.
Mrs. J. E. Browne has gone to her
sister's in Georgia.
Rev. J. E. Brown was in the com
unity Wednesday. All denomina
ions are looking forward for him to
sent back on this charge as he is
ked very much by every one and
hey are very anxious to see him
The farmers are banking their
weet potatoes and Mr. W. P. Raines
1il make the largest yield as he be
ves in eating potatoes.
A few of the men went lto the
'Mrs. E. Raines has returned1 home
from a short visit to her daughter's,
Mrs Georg Higgins, of Great Falls.
DRPS OF CORRESPONDENTS
Mr. W. C. Cunningham and family
have moved in Miss Julia Nichols
house as Mr. Cunningham is working
at Great Falls. They are welcomed
in the community by everyone.
The Literary Society of the school
met Thursday afternoon with a very
interesting program. The pupils are
doing fine and they are hard to beat.
Mr. C. S Ford, Mrs. L. F. Keistler
and Miss Catherine Izelberg gave,.
Miss Clements gave a health lec
ture with the picture Monday eveninz
at the school house. It was very in
eresti, to all present.
Miss Julia Ligon spent the day re
cently with Mrs. W. F. Raines.
The new window lights are all put
in the Bethesda Methodist church and
the church will be comfortable during
the wvintc season.
Miss Irene Stewart has been spend
ing some time at Bryson City, N. C.,
as the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Elli
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Peay and chili
ren have been on a short visit to Mrs.
Peays parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N.
Center in Winnsboro.
Mr. J. B. Boyd, of Ridgeway, vas
in Longtown recently.
Mrs. S. D. Harrison has returned
home after quite a long stay with her
daughters,'Mrs. D. M. Clark, of An
drews, and Mrs. W. B. Kennedy, in
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Dixon and child
ren have been guests of Mr. and Mrs.
R. A. Rabon.
Mr. R. H. Lemmon the efficient
agent in charge of the Farm Demon
stration work in Fairfield county was
in this section during the past fort
~fr. d. ,ioas XWilds mot
Pickett, of Columia were recent
gue-sts of Mrs. B. S. Mayer.
S3r. and Mrs. Robert B. Lewis, of
Columbia, spent last Sunday here
with their nieces and nephews, Misses
Lizzie and Douglass Dixon, E. R. and
E. H. Dixon and Mr. and Mrs. J. L.
Mr. James L. Harrison, of Ridge
way, was in Longtown Monday.
Mr. J. J. McEachern has been on a
visit to his father, Mr. F. R. Mc
Eachern in Wallaceville.
Mr. R. A. Hudson has purchased
the Easterling place near Ridgeway
from Mr. R. A. Rabon and expects
to move there in the near future. Mr.
Hudson is one of our most successful
farmers and we are sorry that he is
going to leave our community.
Mr. Tom Reeves motored to Winns
boro last Saturday.
Mr. T. W. Ruff, of Great Falls, was
in this section during the past week.
Mr. David Bankhead spent a while
in Columbia recently.
Mr. W. D. Harrison, of Great Falls,
was here recently on a short visit
to E. R. and E. H. Dixon.
Mr. D. F. Smith was a business
visitor in Great Falls Monday.
Mrs. M. H. Stewart has been visit
ing relatives near Johnson.
Mr. J. R. Stewart, of Ridgeway,
was in this section last week.
Mr. Lee Jones has resumed his
studies at Clemson College after a
isit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. R. E. Stewart, of Ridgeway,
spent a short while with Mr. F. C.
Smith during the past week.
The building of the new senool
house seems to have excited the busi
ness at Blairs as there is a constant
passing of wagons loaded with brick
lime etc. May the contractor speed
the time in finishing it..
The farmers are busy preparmnz
their fields for alfalfa and grain looks
oo for the stock another year.
This lovely weather seems to en
courage motoring--such nice dusty
roads with lots of good bumps to keep
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Owens and Mrs.
. F. Blair visited their dentist in
Winnsboro last week.
Mrs. L. M. Blair, Miss Hallie and
Jessie Blair with Mr. Reid Long anad
sisters attended the Chester Fair.
Mr. L. S. Henderson attended the
go roads meeting in Winnsboro.
Misses Louise Long and Francis
(Cntnuet on page three)
HAPPENINGS OF INTER
EST OVER THE STATE.
Clemson College.-A long forward
tep, which will doubtless mean much
,ducationally in Oconee county, has
>een taken in the organization among
he teachers of Oconee county of two
tudy centers, one at Walhalla and
>ne at Seneca and Westminster, ac
:ording to Professor W. G. Crandall,
hief of the teacher training division
>f Clemson college, who met with the
:eachers in Walhalla recently. These
tudy centers are being organized
pon the request of the county super
ntendent of education to give Oconee
ounty teachers opportunity to pre
are for teachers' examinations, to
arn credits in the extension of certifl
ates, to earn college credits in pro
essional certificates and to improve
The initial meeting was well attend
?d and much interest was shown. Sev
mty-five teachers were enrolled. The
Nalhalla group will meet at Walhalla
on the first and third Saturdays of
)ach month, and the Seneca-Westmins
;er group will meet at Seneca on the
;econd Saturday and at Westminster
on the fourth Saturday.
The plan of organization of these
tudy centers calls for the work to
e conducted by the division of teach
r training of Clemson college, In co
peration with the county superintend
nt of education and the County
Teachers' Association. The teaching
force for the two study centers con
sists now of the following: W. G.
Crandall, T. K. Sisk, A. G. Holmes,
W .H. Washington and G. E. Wilson of
the Clemson faculty; J. P. Coates, Sen.
Bca; M. K. Forte, Walhalla; J. T. Love,
Westminster; L. C. Speares, Walhalla,
and Miss Sallie Stribling, Walhalla,
Others will be added as needed.
Urge Shoal Development.
Greenwood. - Urging the develop
nent of Johnson Shoals on Saluda
river, four miles above Ware Shoals,
nd the erection of a cotton mill tbere,
a delpl n of citizojW-of IAue
G#k rgylf Laurens,'*
-oared b'ore Benln D. tieje
president'of the Ware Shoals -Manu
apturing company, and discussed the
proposal with him, it was announced
here. Me. Riegel told the Laurens
delegation he would take the matter
inder advisement and consider It.
Johnson Shoals, it was pointed out,
is ideally situated for the location of
a cotton mill, with the sufficient fall
to furnish hydro-electric power.
President Riegel is. spending several
days at Ware Shoals, having come
down from New York for the annual
meeting of the directors and stock
olders of the Ware Shoals Manufac
turing company. Dr. J. B. Workman
was elected a director of the Bank of
Ware Shoals to succeed J. C. Martin.
Students Begin Publication.
Greenwood.-A movement to make
The Erothesian, the monthly publica
tion of Lander college, a literary pro
diction of general interest and at the
same time to furnish a means of ex
pression for the students who have
literary or journalistic tendencies, has
been started at Lander and is receiv-I
lg the active support of the faculty.
The Lander College Press Club has
been organized under the direction of
Miss Ruth Milbrandt of the English
faculty, and Dr. John 0. Wison, pres
ident of the college, and Mrs. Willson,
are sponsoring the movement to make
the monthly magazine of Lander Col
lege one of the best college publica
tions in the South.
*A definite policy has been adopted
by the Landsr Press Club to require
each member to submit one manu..
script each month, either short story,
sketch, essay, criticism or anecdote.
In addition, the members of each class
in turn are required to submit manu
scrip as part of their training in Eng
The aim of the Lander magazine is
a production that will be entertain
ig, and of sufficient merit to appeal
to persons of literary taste. The Ero
thesian proposes to get out of the rut
of the usual college magazine and to
publish a periodical that will stand out
for its own merits.
Captain Lee Hurt in Auto Wreck.
Anderson.-CatiaEin Henry Lee, as
sistant commnandanlt of Clemson col'
lege, was brought to the Andersonl
county hospital su-.fering from severe
injuries received in an automobile
accIdent, which happened in Pendle
ton. Captain Lee was driving a car
and, in attempting to avoid hitting a
buggy in which a negro man and wo
man were riding, smashed into a tree.
Captain Lee had his jawbone broken
and his right arm fractured and his
head was badly gashed. An operation
was performed and one eye removed.
Captain Lee is from LaGrange, Ga., is
an amy man and unmarried.
SIGNERS OF PETITION T
PAVE MAIN STREET
Kt. Y. Turner
Geo. R. Lauderdale
L. W. Hawes
F. A. DesPortes
D. V. Walker, Jr.
R. R. Macfie
: Jas. L. Bryson
John H. McMaster
L. D. Wells, M. D.
J. C. Kirkpatrick
R. H. McDowell
Fairfield :Motoi Co.
Mrs. G. D. Bramlett
;J. F. DV.ii; & Bro.
(thcLrt & W\ylie
T. H. Ketchir
D. C. Wylie
J. S. Ketchin
S'. A. Moore
Kate P. Flenniken
Lauderdale & Bryson
A. E. Davis
W. -K. Turner
John M. Smith
U. G. DesPortes
S. Addie 'Williford
Cathcart Investment Co.
J. 0. Boag
S. C. Cathcart
J. W. Russell
L. R. Nillingham
T. , McMaster
W.- B. Porter
Q. A. Williford
County of Fairfield
Winnsboro Mtehodist Church
A. Lee Scruggs
S. D. Dunn
-i0o. W. Cathcart
Jio. W. Cathcart & Co.
A. B. Cathcart
H. Alken, Jr.
Winnsboro Warehouse Co.,
G. B. *pMaster
. M. illgore
M. . McMaster
M. McM. Ketchin
S. B. Turner
J. M. Harden, Jr.
J. F. Davis
John J. Creight
G. W. Ragsdale
W. C. Peay
W. E. Kimball
W. M. Kimball
M. W. Mason
J. W. Douglass
J. L. Williford
M. H. Sitgreaves
M. E. Curlee
Marion M. McMaster
W. R. Doty
Jno. E. Matthews
D. V. Walker, Sr.
Alice B. Walker
W. P. Blair
Mrary Frances McMaster
Hugh H. Obear
Emily S. Obear
Kate P. Obear
Ray R. Matthews
M. E. Sitgreaves
H. W. Hanahan
D. L. Stevenson
H. E. Ketchin
Bank of Fairfield
C. S. McCants, M. D.
Miss Mary Boyd
WEKLY COTTON LETTER BY
SAVANNAH COTTON FACTORAGE
The predictions made by us from
time to time this fall that cotton
wuld sell for 25 cents per pound have
come to pass. Round lots of cotton
offering at 25 cents are being snapp
ed up quickly, andl we now believe
that the market will advance to new
It will give us pleasure to answer
any questions the readers of this pa
per wish to ask concerning the cot
Politicians and ditch diggers almost
have the same trade. Most of their
job is mud slinging.
No matter what the fashions may
do, you can always figure vwhere the
FORCEFUL SPEECHES MAD!
ROADS AT MEE1
WEEKLY NEWS LETTER
FROM WINNSBORO MILLS
Miss Mary Alma Matthews, of
Batesburg, was the guest of Miss
Nell Godwin for several days last
Mr. W. E. -Rambow returned last
week from Lowell, Mass, where he
spent about four weeks on business
for Lockwood Greene and Co.
Mr. Robert Sentell is at the mill
again after being confined to his bed
for a week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Pate on Tues
:iay 'morning, a son. -
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. White are re
joicing over the arrival Monday morn
ing of a baby girl, little Mary Louise,
at their home.
miss Evelyn Humbert a nurse at
the Baptist hospital Columbia, S. C.,
spent se'eral days last week with
Miss Nell Godwi.n.
Mr. Dudley Mowe and Mr. Fesson
don Blanchard, o'f Boston, Mass, spent
Monday and Tuesday of. this week in
Mr. Cawley, service manager, spent
Saturday in Rock Hill on businesss.
Mrs. E. W. Rloberts spent the day
Tuesday in Columbia, shopping.
Rev. George C. Gibson has been
confined to the house for over a week.
He was able to be up Tuesday after
nearly a week in bed.
Messrs. Lokey, Rambow, Hadaway,
Derrick and Killian attended the Ca
rolina Sewanee football game i o
Well, election is over.
dates now begin theb .
know that' the gov
torgf etc. .,wil
Yet 'we aret
often timef in ai i
hat M'r. i
wast*hepli. 'What do M consider
the greatest number?, continued his
Lordship; "Number one" was the
On account of the illness of the
Rev. G. C. Gibson pastor of the Bap
tist church, his congregation worship
ped last Sunday evening with theii
Methodist brethern. Rev. B. B. Black
preached his farewell sermon at this
service. The Rev. Mr. Black left Mon
day morning for Wofford College
where he will resume his studies. It
is not known yet- who will take his
place as pastor of the Methodist
The election at the mill was pulled
off in great shape. It was democrat
ically managed and went democratic
solid even to the road bond issue.
There were four of our good women
assisting in the election and they were
doing their jobs well. The atmos
phere felt just a little different at
some former polling times. We be
lieve that politics are destined for the
refining fires. And by the shades of
our ancestors they need refining! We
believe that women are doing thetr
part to make the world better. We
were happy to learn that the mill box
went 100 per cent for good roads.
173 "yeas" were cast for the great
cause. We can truthfully say we did
On next Sunday night Rev. John
Bomar, of Winnsboro, will begin a
series of evangelistic meetings at the
Baptist church with Rev. George C.
Gibson. He will preach each evening
at the Stephen Greene Memorial
church. There will be some good
singing and some earnest searching
messages. The entire village is urged
to begin on Sunday evening and at
tend all of, these meetings. Rev. Mr.
Bomar needs no introduction to our
people. Many of us are personally
acquainted with him and know him
as a vise, fearless preacher of God's
wod. Begin now to pray and work
for the success of these meetings.
Sunday night service at 7 o'clock.
During the week at 7:30.
The pastor will preach at the morn
ing service at the Baptist church next
Sunday. The hour is 11:15.
Why not make a very special effort
to get to Sunday school at 10 o'clock
next Sunday morning ? The pastor
has been delighted recently to have
the fathers and mothers come to Sun
day school. Last Sunday we had two
entire families present. How fine it
is when parents bring their children
to the Lord's house. People of the
community the churches of your vil
(Connueda on pae eight)
ON SUBJECT OF GOOD
ING HERE LAST SATURDAY
The prospects of carrying the elec
tion for a $500,000 bond issue for
good- roads in Fairfield county in the
election Tuesday was tremenduosly
strengthened at a mass meeting here
Governor Wilson G. Harvey and
Mr. Brodnax, of Columbia, and CoL
L. T. Kirkpatrick, chairman of the
North Carolina Highway Commission,
- d Mr. C.. 0. Kuester, secretary of
the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce,
addressed the meeting. This is the
first time that the people of Winns
boro have had an opportunity of hear
ing Governor Harvey and they were
most favorably impressed with his
sincerity, simplicity of mannar, and
clear forceful presentation of facts in
connection with the building of roads
and their benefits. Contrary to the
usual tactics of politicians and office
seekers, Governor Harvey did not ex
press sympathy for the tax burden
which the people have to carry, but
stated that the fact that South Caro
lina has the lowest tax rate in the U
nited States is not a matter for South
Carolinians to point to wgh pride; for
just as they have the lowest tax rate,
so also have they made the least head
way in matters of material. progress.
Col. Kirkpatrick was the principal
address with. some pleasing anecdotes,
and a tribute to South 'Carolina's
governor; "When, ypi Qogh(aro
ips geteti'll i m tak him.
anid mika hinre* d -fMortfi
4U"hie said: C05Xwktc
*,,most unusual dekre& coin*ies
ik'omplishments of a carfta
tlstian and forceful orator.::-or-a
bmift an ho e held hs. aSu
" :bo0uA th his praeitwwo A
clation inmediately after and how
later the South has made such ama
ing strides forward as a manufact
uring center, as compared with the
country at large. He recited figures
to prove his statements, and with a
burst of oratory led his hearers into
a dream of the South recovering her
one-time power. He discussed this
from the standpoint of material pro
gress and education, mentioning the
fact in the educational line North
Carolina had moved from a relative
standing among the states from forty
seventh place to seventh; that on
Monday morning one person out of
every five in North Carolina would
be in school. "North and South Ca
rolina present advantages to manu
facturers which no other States in
the South possess, and standing shoul
der to shoulder they can wrest from
New England the textile industries
which rightfully, are ours," he said,
and one of the best inducements to
offer them is good roads, along with
schools and churches." We must have
these things, and the office-seeker
who will not assure us of these must
be put aside.' He said that we must
build roads not only to induce others
to 'come here but also to protect our
present interests. "The City of Char
lotte is spending one million dollars
on roads leading into South Carolina,
to take trade out of South Carolina
into Charlotte." He then left the
field of generalities and applied him
self to how good roads will affect
Fairfield county. Col. Kirkpatrick
seemed more familiar with some con
ditions in the county than the average
citizen and showed just how much ad
ditional tax would have to be paid.
"There should be no more room in a
community for any man who is op
posed to paying the extra tax for good
Mr. Kuester made a short address.
His remarks were very pointed, strong
driving sentences on the subject of
good roads and their bearing on com
Mr. Broadnax addressed the meet
ing for a few minutes, stating that
the only man who could rightfully ob
ject to the issue is a dealer in auto
mobile springs and the man who
makes repairs on cars. With figures
taken from the county's tax books he
showed that this would be a good in
vestment. He showed thht with a
very small per capita payment the
roads could be built, and out of the
'savings effected a bonus on the ex
pense could be paid .back to the cit
A barbecue dinner was served aft
'er the meeting.
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