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COLUMBIA, S. 6.
?AY, DECEMBER 21. 1901
FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS
Hold Their Communication in j
Town of Winnsboro. ,
Grand Vaster arji Officers Re-Elected.
I Grand and Enthusiastic Meet
The 33rd annual communication
of the Most Worshipful Lodge of
Free and Accepted Masons of the
State of South Carolina und juris*
diction was held at Winnsboro lust
week. The folio wirig Grand Lodge
office ra were present : :.v
:l;Dr. C. C. johnson G M, Rev. B"
P. McDowell D 6 M, T. L. Shiver
G S W, J. I. Washington G J W.
fi. M? Nixon G TA T?, ari lawyer
G S, Rev, I. D. Davis G L; C. C
Mc Rae G C,i?. G. Davis G P, T. W'
Williams G Marshall. A, J. Johnson
G S Di' HW.Hines O J D, Dr. D.
Moorer G S S,-Rev. E. W. Allen G
P&^wi^ B, McDonald Raglh
J. Le*y D D G M, J. C. Jackson D'
D'G M, There were present .also
over one hundred of the Masters
?nd Wardens of the Lodges in the
State together with a large number
of visiting Masons of th ts and other
Tho Grand Lodge convened at 12
o'clonk on Tuesday and after the
enrollment of the members and the
appointment of the various com
mittees, the Grand Muster delivered
an appropriate address. At night a
public meeting was held in tho A.
'M. E. church where several able
and eloquent addresses were made
to n large audience
On Wednesday the different
g.ranU officers reported and the anr
nnal election was held. Dr. C. C.
Johnson was unanimously re elected
A public installation was hel? at the
A, M. E. church at night in the
presence o f a crowded audience.
Mnch business was transacted on
Thursday and at night a large and
enthusiastic meeting was held and
the repoits showed that during the
year over five hundred of the best
men of the State had been added to
the list of members and that the
outlook was tar more encouraging
than .it hus ever been in the State.
The proof was clear chat the bogus
faction ia only getting those who are,
not able to get into regular Masonry.
Invitations from a number of dif
ferent, places for the next, annuafl
meeting were ?eceived. That of thc
city of Su uter was accepted. The
recommendation of the Grand Mas.
ter t o hold a great international
Musonic Congress in Charlesboa on
7th and 8th of April (1.902 was a
dopred, and tho thousands of regu
lar Masons from all the States and
Territories will be invited to attend
this great gathering.
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HAPPY MBEETIN GS :
Written Por Th?-Recorderiiii^.; ^"B?okhart. City Collector
e happily greet thee-one and
A merry Christmas day
?While Old S'aint Nicholus.pn thee call ij|
Hear what he has t?'say,
He brings to you a pap?*deAr
?ECOllLUNG the.uanV?s of ail,
The rich, the po.?r, they uev?r fear
' Nor let tl} a bau uer fall- <
Look up with cheerful hearty, be elad
And rfcst.in peace this day, .'*
RemembeM this and don't be sad1
A Mefry ?hriFt.mus Day.* . V
We hope for you a merry time..
Thia Christmas Day you seeri'.^;;
In umort ?efc each'heart combin?'
s Tor Him who mudo you .free, *
While Christmas comes io every Hegj^4?
To some it.bnriga a smile;
But still it never slights the poor; ^VJ-'
Nor shun the smallestchifd*.= :??j^f,*
Flower? hu ve drooped their; J)tt!e
And whispered ull goori1 njglit^^^ v
While dew drops on thtejfriutle beds':;y;
Greetipg.Avithall its niigh'ti ^ . ! \
Be member DOW tbevChr'st^
Just'ho.w it came Abo?t,
; Arid ag we eel eb ia terrae may
TM' it without a-douiit
>&*i?le??'\mi'y'- 'While quiring o'er white cliffs of years
M >3 I The blessed tidings comes
Beyond the walls of Bethlehem
A woundrous light appeared
So very bright it seems to them,
They must now start with fears^
Yet lint-the strams of music came
Upon, the still Mght air,
"With greetings of toe Uoly^N ame
? Who had the cross tobear.
There \vas another greetinir heard
? There was a-choral song.
By one with shining wings-in words
f. '.. ' "Fear not 1" a greeting tb?pug.
" Behold, I bring to you he said
>..??? Glad tidings of great joy
^ AVhile. peJce may ro3t. upon your head
?oodVwill men may enjoy.
v -?ud spffcly floating out with cares
wi A^pice thiat gie eta, welcome.
Still floating out upon the breeze
^it^ ^lad ringing.Christmas bells" .
I0j'?$?p?ice>- good will, we greet with ease
^ '.^^iaxi tidings still it -'teils. . !
I r^&mfyi^idt good will embodied ali :
lt : iwfiile^you .maj read aud think,
How hard it i? for us tp toi 1 ;'i p
Or satisfy with ink,.
vf y to please -you all- we. can,; ,
:^ii2?^-&^ctiog:ittNi?t?^n<. ^ ? - BP?8?S*?
F DKI yt??'Heaven's speed.
- Whatever ypu ?? io work - br play,
* New~iife-newjyear you lead.
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Bedaoed Bates Via Southern Ballway
' On account of the South Carolina
and Weet Indian exposition the Sou
thern railway will 6ell tickets from
Columbia, at the following cheap
rates to Charleston and return. *
?5.85 for tickets ors sale daily,
from November 30. to May 31. 1902
with final limit to Juan 3, 1902, in
44.30 for tickets on sale daily from
November 30 to May 31.'1902, in
clusive, with final limit of ten days
in additiou to dato of sale.
$3.25 for tickets to be sold on
Tuesday and Thursday of each week
from December 1. to May 29, 1902,
inclusive with final limit of seven
il ayn in addition to date of sale.
The Southern railway op-rates
four trains a day to Charleston on
the following convenient schedules.
No 16. leaves Bland i pg Street
station at 1.35 a. m , arriving Char
leston atv 7.00 a. m. and carries the
Chariotte-Cbarleston, and Greenville
Charleston sleeping cars.
No 6 leaves uniou depot at 7.00 a.
m., arriving Charleston 11.15 u. m.
No. 8 leaves Bland mg St reet sta
tion at 11.40 a. m., arrives Oranire
burg at 1.05 a. th.. Branchville 1.32
p. m., leaves at 1.47 p. m., stopping
20 minutes for dinner, arrives Sum
merville nc 2.57 p. m., and ari ives
Charleston at 3.35 p m. and car
ries the New York, and Charleston
sleeping car, beginning JDeceniher 2.
No. 14 leaves union depot 3.00 p.
m., arriving Charleston at 7.30 p.
nf.', ?nd 'enfries the'St?' .?fcouiV and
Charleston car, effective December 3
Foi.., Pnltjnan car space tickers,
ste, ??il oh K. .JL.'^eay-r U. T.. A;
.1513 Main 6lreeC. ' ? ..
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THE Negroes gets hotter.protoctioi
in Africa than'fc hay do in America
Last Week a merchant ?ye'i; then
named Witt.eubarg. was Sem tn.?c ec
.to fi ye years io the penitentiary Cpi;
i m'pfc? in g a VN egro ? 6'iv.a ram-: rod
A merchant, named Kelnict wa
sentenced for.three years for pour inj
petroleum on a Negro's hands ant
then Hefting him OD fire, and i
MISSIONS IN SO. CAROLINA.
Re?. Dr. Boney Tells What
The People Are Doing
i He ilso Speaks o? the Wort of This Pa
per. To Leafe for Africa
^ on ?annarj 14th.
To the People's Recorder :
I have beeu pleased to read your
? columns,' ami observe your motto
land manner of Editorials-It truly
hus th" right name "People's Re
I coiUor." Io keeping before our
uyes, tho record we have' made Bince
ihe war closed, and culling our at
; tuntion to the fact, that we are raak
! ing a record currently-You are do
ing more good than you know of.
; Y 63, you are build i ug grander than
you know. You will, brother editor,
never know bow much good your |
editorial life is doing until heaven's
record, in the final ?ay opens it to
you. Negro Journalism i s bard,
but you seem to be facing it like a
j man cf grace. Of course, none but
a man of grace can "advise, counsel
I and admonivSji" successfully, I n
fact, none should lead our people
j but men rind women of grace.
? You sing j?ut for morality in no
j uncertain language. That ia right,
I for eur yoting people . .ought to be
better'than their parents. ' Bntatter
all,J;he growth of the people d?
pends upon the leaders, both ab to
I g<>i back tof'the old state Oct.
third merchant was "eeofenced to
eight months ia jail for destroying
the eye of aNegro chief with a
whip.-Ex. "/ . '
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1st, last, representing the Foreign !
Mission work of the National Bap
tist Foreign Board. I have been re
ceived very kindly by the brethren
throughout the State, I have re
ceived the fol lowing monies in the
Zion Baptist Columbia, 8. 0. ?38.49
Upper Wateree Association 42.73
?ntiock Association 6.20
Gassernane Association C1.45
Church at Irmo 1.00
Pee Dee Association 60.10
Old Ashley Association 30.17
New Ashley Association 28.03
New Ashley S. S. Convention 6.25'
St. John Bapt Ch. Crosland 3.78
Rev. Guinyari, Charleston 1.00
Cash Charleston 1.00
Orangebnrg Association 34.30
MorrisSt. Bapt. Ch. Charleston 15 00
Lower Wateree Association 35.00
Dr. Gilbet t Central Ch. Chas'tu lU.OD
Mt. Maria Bapt Ch. Camden 10?20
Capt. H. Williams Georgetown 1.75
Bethesda Bapt Ch Georgetown 43.60
1st Calvary Bapt Ch. Columbia 6.80
Bethesda Bapt Ch'.Society Hill 40.68
Macedonia Bapt Ch Darlington 28.05
2d Baptist Church Florence 5,00
To! al $500.68
Through yodr ser^icable columns
I reflect my thanks to the many
dear brethren .for their aid' to, my
work, which lays heavily* on my
heart- - .-. ' "
I will sail from New York for
Liberia Africa, Jan. 14, 1902.
God. bless you for your personal
I am yours for poor pleading
Africa, H N. BOUEY.
P. S. "St shall, D. V., be your pri
vilege to bear from me when I um
over the great father of waters.
All Who Haven't Homes Ought
Purchase at Once.
Some Plans by Which a Farm Can Sac
cessfully be Bought and .
The latestlenrlci issued by the Bu
reau of Nature Study cou tai na, a
moog oiher things, tito following
valuable blots lo for lu o rs who tic
sire lo secure a Dooli of their oWfi
the first step tn bite direction of
helping and improvins; their con
We ^feol that the fermera aro no
paying enough alten ti ni to buviug
land and building home?? for them
selves and families. About the first
duty of every farmer should be to
have a home of his own. For to
have a home means that you are ablo
to protect your famiiy. Ir, means
that your word stands for some-*- ,
thing in the community where-.vou '
live> . It means that peop'e ? a n
corn? to. you, iqstead of yosu^atways
^?^j^i^th?'m. It 'ni?^ns ?''place,
', ' J? ' '
abort, it means.* fch$t -you. str^^S^^^^
better position to serve, yourself ?nd
family, your country and your God.
We fully understand that it ia not
an easy thing in these days of, low
prices of cotton and other farm pro
ducts, to save moneyjon the farm^
The family must eat and wear.
Tho doctor must "09 paid. The
preacher and teacher must havo
their pay. lt's hard. I t takes
good heads, good hands and good
hearts to euoceed. It takes a good
head to plan right. Ir, takeB good
hands to carry out good plans. 1^
takes an honest heart to stay away
from the courts and jails. Our peo
ple lose thousands of dollars every
year going to courta. The mau who
works hard every day, stays at home
day and night as he should, is sel
dom asked to attend court. This
kind of farmer can buy land.
Now lot each farmer without a
home, set his pygs^to buy one. We
will name two common pegs,. We
will also tell you how you may drive
them down. We would name the
first peg GOOD TRA.DE.
Find a healthful place for your'
future hom?. Buy land where, yoa
can build your houso ou a hill, or a
place where water rims off freely,
the'phalu of titles from the Indians
on down should be unbroken.;- Get
a goodjawyer to look . this matter
i up. Bny a good (fertile) farm, if
; possible. However,.if you are a- good
! farmer ye? may bo able to make a
good (fertile) farm out cf a poor
fa/m. Don't-bargain for more than
fifty aores. unless yon haue some
money -with which to make your?
self Be cu re.
Let ns name the other peg, BAFI
A very Rmall potato may choke
you if you try to swallow it whole.
Most-farmers have to buy land 00
a credit; or rather on the install
ment plan. Tbqn don't, take tri?