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COLUMBIA, S. 6.
?AY, DECEMBER 21. 1901
- Rei, J. F, Mars?MMcGdr
mick. S; C. Tells tiffiis
Editor of The People's
.Please, allow me- space in
^y.our valuable paper to speak1 of
?.Jf? <*?r Wprk, well, it has been quite
a while since I, have worried
3*9U. But I have had such good
meetings I thought I would tell
s it abroad. We have just closed
cur" revival meetings at four
points. ^The Lord gave; us great
success at each church. ^e be
' gan With'.the'. Holy. SpringBap-v
tist church, the- rain and- high
. ' wat^r hindered t iis greatly at
this church. ? itot we had a good
meeting, ten souls were /.aved
v and baptized\ * and fello.wshi pped
11 ,W;:t TV
Taylor of Sumter assisted me at
? , this church. He left a lasting
impression upon the minds ind
in the hearts of the members,
they said it was the best they
I i have"'ever had. We ;jeft; Holy'
, Spring and moved to Mt. Zion
t N baptist church. At this church^
(Mt. Eioh,) we had the, best
meeting, that we have had in Ji5
.years. Dr. Maloy ?fG^?erivilie
. came to us Monday after the?2nd
Sunday in August and preached
.every day fro m Monday untf ?.
t-^-?Wday afternoon, and he preach -
. ed with power from onV high,;
and took in one.'hundred /includ1'
? ?ng^nackslid?ra md .?lfa*' >%. '^>ap^
ami restored 81 to Zion Dr.
M?yloy is the shrewdest reviv
alist I have ever seen o? haye
had to help die.. He charms
the sinners so that they can not
get away, then he goes , up to
. them and put's them in his net.
. They ju9t cant get away from
him, if they' sit and listen to him..
Dr . Maloy is one of the >best
preachers in the State, pr any
where in the United States. He
did me great good at Mt. Zion,
My p?ople were very much
pleased with Dr. Maloy, more
than they have been with any
one for many years,. Dr. Maloy
enjoyed his visits among my
people. He'said that it ?was tjie
best country church he had ever
seen in all of his life. He left
out what he ought to have said,
instead of saying the best' coun
try church-.- He ought to , have
said it was the best he ever saw
anywhere^ for I do - npt think
that he. has eyer met a better
people ;anywhere. They are^ as
good as any people, they behave
well, they obey ordei s, they pay
.well, they feed well, they dress
well, they are as good looking
people a*- you have ever ' seen
anywhere, and they > ha ve th eir
own horses, mules and turnouts,
their fine carriges, rubber tire
buggies and they are up-to-date.
Mt. Zion people or church, is an
intelligent church, they are an
up to date church, no preacher
need be afraid to take Mt Zion,
at Epworth's, hut please don't
bother it yet a while, I want to
. stay there a little while longer
as fha ve done so much work
^here, I would like to enjoy it.
So let me alone, preachers, do
not bother me. I, by the grace of
Gad ?have set out the trees, wait
10 me eat some of the fruit ' cf
the beautiful trees of the >ine
^ard'befpr? you cooie, (Laugh
1^r);but its ?true. We are pre
paring for the Association which
^^uj?onVeU? with the Mt. Zion
'Baptist church, October 14,19?9.
We frre prep?r?? g for " ?' grea t
crowd, Lord help us to be ready:
fpr them. We ha ve had great
meetings at all of my churches; IO;
added at .Holy Spring, one hun
dred at Mt. Zion, 16 at Bethany,
here. 84, at New , H?ne, sp.^b?*
Lord has blessed USk mi?hthy
this yeati I am.; proud pf the
old .Baptist church, she is moy;
frig oh '?kX?^^^^^^?^y^0^
'holding,every inch pf her terri
tory, and possessing more\ an$.'
more every year. MoVe on ;and
,upward old church, and possess^
the city, which is. this world for
Christ, then will'come the wel
come voice, of the great Captain
of our Salvation, and the great
head, of the church, say com?'y.e
blessed of ray Father inherit
the Kingdom prepared for . you
from'. the. foundation of the
world. God, bless the old ^Bap
tist church abd keep lier head
above the wave until He. Christ,
s?a??corae. Amen;* ;->.....,'. . |
Yours for humanity, ,
J. F. Marshall.
McCormick; S. C:
'Rey. R. D. Rice is conducting
a . revival, meeting at C?na?n
church this week, Rev. J. Si
Taylor is assisting in-the -m?j^?J
ing, we hope, much goba vc ill' be
th? result: ? '! /
f A numerous crowd was here
Sunday to attend the union ?at
Jordan Baptist church; the meet
was inspiring- fron} start: to
all present, Rev,
cond ucted the concert. ' . : .
-Mrs; Doma Roach, and Miss
Effie Walker attended the union
at Sunshine, Blackville, they re-1
port a,grand time.
Little Alma Hagood is vip'.t
lng Miss Hastie Dixon of S.t.
Matthews this week, - .
Miss Selena.Smiley visited rel
atives - and friends here recently
we heartily enjoyed . her pleas*
ant.company. r- . . , ?.
< Miss Lucile Ph?onix of Black
ville spent the past week in
town the guests; of ..?he' Hagood
and '...Walker families, she left
Wednesday morning for St. Mat
thews where she goes to visit
friends, we hope for her a.pleas
Mrs. Mary Green, wife of Rev.
E. Green, was quite indisposed
last week, we are glad to state
that she is much improved at
Mrs. Anna Walker spent last
Sunday at Summerville with
her sister, she reports a royal
We are indeed sorry to report"
Prof. and Mrs. W. P. Jakes
and.Miss Annie Stroman on the
sick list, may they soon recover
is the wish of their friends.
Prof. Gary and hi's Class renr
tiered a musical concert at the
A. M. E.-church recently, the en
tire program was grancfrbut Miss
Mena Rodgers Solo wasa t^ker
with the audience. She sang
sweetly without a .doubt.
Mrs Martha Locket have oc
cupied her pretty new home' on
Mr. Joseph Hill spent the
past week at home with" his
We were delighted- Sunday
evening to have in our midst
Revs. J. S. Jakesr, W. K. Rick
enbacker, Laurence Jenkins and
Mr. Jeff Rickenbacker, we wel
come them to come again.
Of Int??esjt to The Fa?
;:;Washington, 1>. O.?, sp?cl
The farmers of the United St
are naturally very mdch int
es ted in the census of- agricuj
ture and farms that will be tal
?? April 15, 1(010, asi ene of tili
subjects to, be covered by trie;
Thirteenth Decennial Census.
Many are showing their interj
est by writing to the, Census
'Bureau for the purpose of noak:
ing comments lipon census in
formation regarding agriculture
as presented in the past. The;
Dir?ctor of the Census welcomes
all such suggestions and. gives
them careful .consideration, as
I He ?5_ anxious tc ?ha ve th? results
of the coming census correspond
as nearly as may be to the de-,
?ires of the people most intejr
ested. ' > V.
? In addition^*). studying^ care?
rector has on his own initiative,
requested certain professors pf
economics and agriculture of
the more important universities^
of the country, and other per;
sons who have specialized (nj
4tgri3utt?rai matters, to come,
Washington for a short tiine f?i|
the purp?sej?f studying;!car?f^??
ly and crLticisiug,plans? rf?yy /
der way. ;?sp??,ia)iy is -i|^fl?i
.e>J tb obt&h;th^
tiy? to the questions to.-W.?l9???d;
and their form, as t^?Vi^s^^^bb;.
be bbtain?d^ill sb .lavery .>de?
P?nd ii ppn i^k chatfact^^i-'-f^
are^i-oving to be of great value,
and ib is believed tl?at in ' Conse
quence of this preliminary study
more valuable and accurate data
will be obtained than conld ' oth
erwise be secured.. After these
special students and: -' experts
have made their preliminary
studies, forma) conferences 'are
he ld-in the office in which the
whole matter^ of * the character
of the schedules and the best
methods Of retiring, the informa
t\on are thoroughly gone over.
-The Department ia also seek
ing to- secure . the advice. and
cooperation, as iar as possible,'!
of the officers and experts of the
Department of Agriculture ;of
the state agricultural colleges,
farmers, societies and like or
Night On Bald Mountain.
On a lonely night Alex. Beu
/ton of Port Edward? ?. T.,
climbed Bald . Mountain to th?
I home of a neighbor, tortured by
Asthma, bent on curing him with
Dr. King's'New Discovery, thit
had cured himself of asthma,
This wonderful medicine soon
relieved and quickly cured' [his
neighbor. Later, it cured his
son's wife of a severe lung trou
ble. Millions be?.eve its the
greatest Throat and Lung cure
on Earth. Goughs, Colds;
Croup, Hemorrhages and Sore
Lungs ar? surely cured by" it*
Best for 'Hay Pe v? i\ 'Giri p and
Whooping Cough,. . 50c and $1.00.
Trial bottle free. Guaranteed by
? G. ^am^amaker Mfg. Co.
Briefs Frc m Sumter By Tile.
Dr. C. W. Max weir is now:
"sporting" bv white swan Auto.
This is one of the s wei les-t.. Au
tomobiles in Sumter and1 is be
coming to the gallant young
hyaician who, steet-s' i tis cours?
irough Sumter's thorough--*
iv. J. A. ; Pinson, D p. is
lome again to the delight Of the
iadam and his growing congre
gationjwho claim him to be the
preacher. Dr. Pinson
las had many calls this year to
induct meetings in and out of
Nhe State. He answered many of
^pcted by'^r. ,W. J. : Nelson, is
Ntjf??" a o?ife busy p!?c?. Mr.
^ el son ia an up-to-date business
ran who knows how to please.
Sr^A^SWra^i? iu 'town, on
jgaturday. was Dn jaimie's up-to
t?at?! drug ?tore, where Sumter!s
j&esv and most sensible people
^yj5?ir **r-g8i etc. Dr. Birnie !
^d^five clerks, assisted by the]
accomplished, pleasant Mrs '
jaimie, were all as busy as bees
while tTi?' thirsty customers
^me wanting medicine and otb-.
Jos wanting cold drinks1-quietly
[waited their turn to bcf served.
Prof. E. G.. Jones is getting
! a dj to again call Sumter's boys
id girls to books. The Graded
Ichool of which the gifted pro
fe s sor is principal will open dural
mg thia month when the youngT
Americans there be h^p
,. Rev. A. J. Johnson is making
$ei$y to go-to the National Bap
tist Convention, j'. His good ,pe?r
?bim^ a' tripi^very
?Hfera . Itethel is nearing
Rev. Johnson is
a! great pastor.
! Messrs. J. '?\ McClain and J
Cokely handed me a dollar each
on account. - on Saturday last.
These gentlemen report t good
crops and they are ' happy over
12 ?ents cotton. .
No one ia more happy in the
entertainment of friends than
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Franklin,
the Main street merchants, lt
was my pleasure to be a guest
at their pleasant home,
where good will and cheer pre
side to the joy of all who enter
their domain. . Mr. Franklin is
full of hospitality to those he re
gards as ? rie nd s, .">.. '
Mrs. C. W. Piuckney and the
baby are reported as doing well.
Mrs. (Rev.) ?. W. Johnson is
still on the sick list. It is hoped
that she will soon be quite well.
Mrs. Hastie, her sister, is also
reported indisposed; may she,
too, be out soon..
Rev. C. S. McFadden, the
able little ?avid, has recently
been called to Mulberry, church'
where Father P. Grantham serv
ed for more than 40 years. I spoke
there for him on Sunday. to an
appreciative audience. This is
a. splendid church and they have
selected a tine christian gentle
man to lead them. The deacons
are: A. Perry* Cyrus Scott,
Kibler Lawson, C. McFadden.
One old brother J no. Ladson is
trustee, he is 77 years old but ?
active and lively. Mr. Robert B.
Clark who lives in town and con
?ncts a successful store, had the
ind ness to carry nie out to Mul
berry. ; Mr. Clark o.wns quite a
deal of land and is doing well.
Re should have a good wife to
help cara for his belongings. He
is'aa intelligent and progressive
man who seems glad to ,make
new rfk?nd?.* ' . . ??.
i ?l^. McFadden is also ? pastor
Enon Baptist church known as
"Cross Roads" church, they are
?iviiig bim $50.00 with which to
"attend thc- National Baptist Cnn
vVmtion;\ a good people will
titus treat? good man. Oh, for
more such churches as Etion at
?de cross roads.
We are very anxious to secure
a thoroughgoing person, honest
anet intelligent td represent this
paper at Sumter. ' Friends there
can iudp us get such an ,one il
th^y will. Will they do so?
The Richard Carroll Meeting.
f . -.
The meeting which has been
in progress in this city for the)
pa?t. Week, conducted by Rich
ard Carroll and other leading
colored tueu, will come toa clps?
tonight. Carroll has been doing
most of the preaching.' and a
great many white people tja ve
heard him. Last night he
preached to white people only,
and several hundred were pres-j
Carroll, is doing a peculiar I
work, and one that is bound to;
do m UL-h good He is being giv
en liberal support by the white
people who know him and his
. "Yesterday Afternoon he lectur
ed on the ''RS|Problem." His 1
solution of i?h"?v; ' problemis j
''service and righteousness," and
the? whit? people .wjbo .b.eard him1
say it:W.^S; the! best address, on
the subject ^f?tt?^'^^C. ever
neara...., ,:, , ? .j
Carroll preaches the gospel of.
^rdesi^?hd it is said tha t he gives
Negroes at first, but he has gone
on until he has enlisted many o?
the . strongest ; Negroes in the |
state on his side, and they are
helping.him now in every way
they can. They recognize that |
his policy is the best for the Ne
groes in the long run.
It has undoubtedly been the
rule that "Negro meetings" have
resulted, iii more harm than good,
but the kind of meeting that I
. i v. ..... . ;t
Carroll has been carrying on
here must result in much good.
Many of the white people of the
city and county were sceptical,
but all who have heard him. have
been won over to him. They be
lieve he is a good man and that j
he is doing good work.. -Ander
son Daily Mail.
REV. A. C OSBC
. !; ??.* -* ?I *'-1r: .:.>. ' - '
^umbep' of Teache
Number of Students
. Ministerial Students
"Licentiate of Instru
. English Preparator
There were 55 gradual
. Next Session Begins "V
FOR FURTHER INF<
KEGROES PLAN HORSE SHOW.
Organization in the Pee Dee
to'Hold Equestrian Contest.
Darlington, Aug. 31, Special:
IV. M. King and Ed Sanders are
the head of an organization
among the colored people of
Darlington and the Pee Dee M o
tion having for its purpose tlie
holding of a horse show ni,ti
racing event in Darlington lite
first week in Oct. 1909.
King and Sanders have u'
1 ready secured the race track and
ground of the Darlington Driv
ing Association and are busy
getting out a programme and
posters for thev purpose ol adver
tising the forth coming event.
They are promising liberal pur
ses for the winners; and are de
termined to'makefau effort to
excel the colored State Pair
held in Columbia last fall.
King is the well known color
*ed livery man of Darlington and
has often had his horses on the
tr?ck at Darlington, Timmons
ville. Columbia and other places.
He is endeavoring to conduct
a meeting on the lines of the
Darlington County Pair and Driv
ing Associition. There will be
two, days fo entertainment.
Prom News And Courier.
Tbe Farmers ?Jourjer.
: A Harry Up Cali.
burned himself, terribly-John
nie Cut his foot with the axe
Mamie's scalded-Pa can't walk
from piles-Billie has boils-Tahd
,my corns ache. She got it and
soon cured all the ; family. : Its
th? greatest- healer on earth.
Sold by J. G, Wannamaker dMfg.
Colored Teachers' Agency.
We have eight good^ uosltions for
teachers. Join The Colored Teachers*
Agency and secure a good paying
position this winter. Membershi p Fee
$1.00 per year. We get applications
for teachers daily. Send in your
membership at once.
Ii M. A. MYERS, Mgr.,
Colored Teachers' Agency,
BIA S- C.
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