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Seventeenth Annual Session Came tc
Close Sunday Night-To Neet
Next Year in Florence.
The seventeenth annual meeting of
the South Carolina Epworth league
conference came to a close Sunday af
ter a most delightful and successful
session at the Central Methodist
The opening services were held on
Thursday night with an address of
welcome by Mr. A. L. Gunter, of New
berry, and the response by Mr. Power
W. Beathea, of Allendale, ivho ex
pressed the thanks of the delegates
for the warm and hearty welcome
which had been extended- to them.
Mrs. Roy Z. Thomas, of Newberry,
rendered a delightful solo. The open
ing song service was led by Prof.
A. L. Manchester, of S.partanburg, di
rector of South Atlantic Music Festi
n address was delivered by Presi
t M. W. Howard on the work and
and purposes of the league.
er the exercises a reception was
ered the delegates on the lawn
entral Methodist cliurch.
n Friday morning an early prayer
rvice was led by Rev. J. W. Speake.
Miss Annie Williams, of Nashville
raining school, of Nashville, gave a
very interesting talk on the leaguer
and his Bible. The delegates were
then enrolled and the committees ap
The president's report was submit
ted !and showed encouraging growth
during the past year.
The report of Dr. C. R. Gaillard,
first vice-president, on the devotional
department, was submitted and show
ed that the young people of the
church are now taking more interest
in the prayer services.
The league is meant to be a young
Christian's stepping stone to better
things. The church can not be all
Sthat it should be without a league.
Miss Ruth Lawrence, second vice
president of the charity and help de
partment gave an encouraging report
of the work along that line.
The secretary reported 106 senior
leagues in the State, 15 junior and
five new ones. There are now 3,826
members in all.
On Friday night Dr. H. M. DuBose
spoke on the need of the twentieth
century of concentrated young men
and women. He gave the history of
the league in this State and of his
first meeting with It eleven years ago.
Telegraph greetings were sent to
North Georgia, South Georgia, Missis
sin.North Texas, .Holston, Va., the
s in these places being in ses
tthe sa'me time.
ereports of the officers as a
le show the work in this State tc
owing, and more interest is be
taen in it.
conference was addressed by
Alice Shelder, of .St. George, on
tand help department. The
tthe need of a league in every
h, which was to be discussed by
J. C. Rooper, was discussed by
-M. L. Banks, Mr. Roper being ab
J . M. Way, State superintend
f Sunday schols, gave an instric
eand interesting talk on the so
ial life of the league..
On Saturday morning another 6.3(
service was 11eld, conducted by Presi
Greetings were received from the
North Georgia conference and the
The local chapters of the StatE
league pledged $800 for Soochow
science hall. These pledges came af
ter a very earnest address by Mr. J.
A. McCormick, of Charleston, fourti
Prof. W. D. Roberts, third vice
president, addressed the conferencE
on literary meetings, how they can bi
Miss Mabel Montgomery, of Marion
discussed missionary study classes
how to organize and run them. Thi!
provoked quite a good deal of discus
s.ion by the members of the league
This was followed by an open discus'
sion on monthly missionary meetings
and missi.on study classes by Miss
Edith Burnham,'-of Charleston.
Dr. E. 0. Watson, of Columbia, de
livered an inspirng address on mis
sions, "Go ye into all the world anc
preach the gospel," and to the league
particularly that great command. TH
showed the great opportunities of thi
league in doing this work and spokE
of the large numbers who had alread3
gong out from the league into th<
mission fileds, and which contribu
tion had been made to the missions
by the leaguers.
J. A. McCormick, of Charleston
fourth vice-president of the State
(which is missionary vice-president)
was introduced and made the repor:
of the pledges, that had been made al
the last conference on the Soochov
science hall, which the leaguers
pledged to build at the St. GeorgE
conference last year. This scienc<
hall is to cost $10,000. The leagues
are trying to raise this sum withir
iem yers $1,398 was pledged at tha
con e:encT. ie reported .7u co.es
ed and said that he expecred to collE
the remainder before this conferen
Pledges were then taken for t
coming year. Something like $1,0
was pledged. Individual pledges we
not taken at this session. but will
taken, and it is expected to dout
amount during the year.
Then Dr. C. R. Gaillard report,
for the South Christian Advocate
behalf of Mr. Nettles, the Advoca
editor and urged the leaguers to wri
for the Advocate and subscribe f
the Epworth Era, of Nashville.
Dr. C. R. Gaillard made a ve
fearnest address on the district secr
Itary's work and its importance
Resolutions were offered and pass
that the secretary publish minutes
conference and send copy of same
each league in the State.
Conference then went into the ele
tion of officers for the coming ye
with the following result:
PresidentMr. M. W. Howar
First vice-president-Dr. C. R. Ga
Second vice-president-Miss Ru
Third vice-president-Prof. W.
Fourth vice-president-Mr. J.
Secretary-Prof. Power W. Bethe
Treasurer-Mr. Jas. F. Epting, Nei
Mr. Epting has been a very fait'
ful officer and has been the treasu
er of the State league for five or s
Junior superintendent-Miss Norn
The editor league page of Southei
Christian. Advocate, Miss Mabel Moi
District secretaries: Anderson
Mrs. Junius Brown, Anderson. Cha
leston-Miss Helen Burr, Beaufol
Columbia-LMiss Sallie Bell Wat., C
lumbia. Cokesbury-Mr. Hurbert
Anderson, Greenwood. Florence-lY
J. A. Keen, Hartsville. Greenville
Miss Marie Watson, Greenville. Kin
stree-W. J. Turbeville, Turbevill
Marion-J. W.' Dawsy, Conway. 0
I angeburg-Prof. J. C. Guilds, Baz
berg. Rock Hill-J. B. Sykes, Ro<
Hill. Spartanburg-Rev. C. B. Da'
Several committees made repor
and the committee on State of the le
gues reported high water mark
league work; more flourishing coni
tion than in any previous time in t]
history of the league* in this Stal
They reported that it would soon b
come necessary to enmploy a field se
retary to devote his entire time
league work in the State, which the
committees recommend to have bei
Saturday evening after a splend
song service conducted by Prof. A.
Manchester, Dr. H. M. DuBose deli
ered a magnificent address on t
great work of the leagues and t
leagues and -leaguers opportunity f
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock Pre:
dent Howard called meeting of t
cabinet for 10 o'clock, which met
the parsonage, and considered t
Iwork of the league for the comil
'year, adjournipg at 11 o'clock to m(
again at 5.30 in the afternoon.
At 11 o'clack Dr. DuBose deliver
the annual sermon to the leaguers.
Rev. C. W. Hounshel delivered
splendid address at the Presbyteri;
church and Rev. W. A. Browi
preached at the First Baptist chur<
and Rev. C. B. Dawsey at the O'Net
At 3 in the afternoon the league
met again in the Central church a:
engaged in song service conducted
Prof. A. L. Manchester. At 3.30 R4
C.- W. Hounshel, of Korea, delivered
stirring addres s, on need and oppC
tunities of mission work in Korea, a:
pleaded for some of the leaguers
give their lives, to this work. Sevex
leagues volunteered to support a r
tive worker at the cost of $110 a fe
Miss Grace Vandiver, State eleme
tary superintendent, made a touchi:
appeal for increased work in the ju
ior department of the leagues, sho
ing the great opportunities that 1
in the training of children for Chri
Miss Ruth Lawrence, of Darlingtc
second vice-president of the Ste
league, conducted an open discussi
and had the reports read on the juni
league work in the States
At 8.15 song service was conduct
by Prof. A. L. Manchester, after whi
Dr. DuBose made an address on cc
centration to the leaguers urgi:
them to concentrate themselves mc
fully to the great work in which th
are engaged. President Howard th
made a short talk on best efforts 1
wards making this a most successi
year the leaguers in this State h
ever knwn and then called on t
leaguers for testimonies as to wh
the conference meant for them a:
for pledges for a better year's wo
during the coming year. A touchi
scene then followed as the scores
-- young ien and women arose all over
ct the audience and with >eaming faces
ce and trembling voices spoke of the
great blessings they had received
ae at this conference and their deter
00 mination to go home and do better
re work for their Master than they had
be ever done before.
le -President Howard tnen called for
the State officers to stand within the
altar and the leaguers to come up and,
in shake their hands, pledging their best
tc efforts to make this the best year's
te work the league has ever done. Al
)r most every one present came up and
shook the hands of the State officers,
ry thereby pledging their best efforts to;
e- help them make this the greatest year
in in the history of the league, after;
which the conference sang, "Bless Be
s the Tie That Binds," and the greatest
of league conference ever held in South
to Carolina adjourned, to meet one year
hence in Florence.
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d, SOCUL. *
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One of the most pleasant and beau
th1 tiful receptions of the season was
that tendered Miss Helen Goggans by
). Miss Gertrude Carwile Thursday af-,
ternoon. As the guests arrived they
k were cordially welcomed by Mrs. Car
wile and Miss Goggans received.
a,; When the guests had assembled,
each was presented with a booklet
- and asked to draw her idea of the
groom elect, write. what she consider
ed the best reciepe for happiness,
r- and close with a -telegram of good
[ wishes. Upon examination of the
"artistic productions" exhibited it
was found that Miss Elizabeth Dom
inick had been most successful in se
curing a good effect of the groom
elect. Misses Louise Jones, Bess:
Burton, and Maude Fant gave the
j most original recipes for happiness;
in the cut Miss Fant was successful.
Miss Burton's telegram was decided
to be the best.
A. While all were busily engaged in
r. conversation, little' Miss Ella Dunn,
- as a dainty fairy, entered the parlor
g- and Ibade Miss Goggans follow- where I
e. she led. This little fairy, scattering
r- roses in her pathway, led the bride
a- elect into the sitting room. This room
k was fairy-like in its beautiful decora- b
7tions of pink roses and silver cande
labra. In the centre of the rom was
ts fixed a large horse-shoe and suspen- e
a- ded from it was a pink rose covered
in basket which contained many beau- b
-. tiful and useful gifts for the bride
ie elect from her girl friends present. -
:e At the close of the afternoon's
eplearure, delightful refreshments
c- were served the guests by Misses
to Carwile, Louise Jones, and Master
se John Kinard.
Mrs. Bell, of Atlanta, was the guest
id of honor at a most pleasant party
L. given by Mrs. James McIntosh Fri-.
v-day~ afternoon. Mrs. McIntosh, al
'gracious hostess, was at herI
e beb .that afternoon and 16 of her 4
or friendsa spent a most pleasant after
noon with Mrs. Bell, who proved her-]
i- self a charming conversationalist.
eDelicious refreshments in two cours
in es- were daintily served, nasturtiums
ie (being effectively used in the decora
On Friday evening, -Miss Louise1
ed Jones entertained a large number'of
friends in honor of her attractive
a guest, Miss Cassie Brown, of Augus
' ta. At the steps of thtis lovely home
.ie the guests were welcomed -in true
hSouthern style by Mr. A. C. Jones.
tll l a the hall Mrs. Jones and Mr.
and Mrs'. Schenck received, while the
rs Ihostess and guest of honor assisted
2d by A. C. Jones, Jr., received in the '
Swest parlor. The parlors, hall, and
v. dining room were beautiful and at
a tractive in their decoraons of aas
r- turtiums and , milax.,
ad Music and progressive conversa-]
to tion, the most popular modes of en- ]
al tertainmrent with the younger set,
a- were pleasantly engaged in for sev
ar eral hours.
In the hall refreshing fruit punch
n was dispensed througnout the even
g. ing by Misses Saraf Simmons and
n- Marion Jones.
w-At 11 o'clock a delicious ice course
st. This affair proved of much enjoy
* ment to the large number of'/young
te people present.]
or "I guess that awfully near-sighted (
fellow that calls on Sis is getting
ed worse," said Jimmie, aged 12.
c"That's just enough from you, Jim,"
n- said the indignant girl.
ag "What makes you think he's getting
re worse, James ?" inquired his father.
ey "Cause I heard Sis ask him last
nnight if he thought she was the blar
.0- ney stone."-Cleveland Plain Dealer.'
as The Summer Butt.I
Ee "Some scientific sharp claims that
at outdoor sports produce optimism."
d "Baseball does, I know. Just now
rk all the fans are saying that it is bet
ag ter to do your losing early in the
of eaon."-Pittsburg Post.
HAD WHAT A BALTIMI
I. I am glad
* Co. I have bE
them in New
-I bama, and hei
They are strc
9. AMaking a losc.
x ,tion, but set
: 0 -> .g men, are not
Stay with the
V PV g 3Yours*tz
A good farmer re<
$ ,000.00. Unfortunately
Hartford policy he could rebt
J. A. BI
" The Man
Ways of Women. NOTICE TO TOT
Him-I thought you and Ethel had
da quarrel. The Hon. Cole.
er-We have. It hat her! the town of, Newt
im-But I saw you kiss each oth- my hands executi
rhen you met yesterday. tion *of, delinqueni
er-Yes, but -that's all we do. We year 1909, with ini
ardy speak.-Cleveland Leader, the same at once
This is another gala I
es. Our doors are op
verything marked doi
~ou~ save money by tra
uaranteed or money
[ok us over and be co
Note Some a
iured Lawns, 15 and 12%' cents Ladies' all wool
alues, at...... ... .. ...8 cs. liantine Skirt
hite figured Madras, 15 cents at.........
alue, at...... .....-.8 % ets- Bed Spreads, $x.
.wide guaranteed Taffeta Silk, Cotton Towels,,
old at $1.50 and $1.oo for 69c. Bleached or unb'
aies' Gowns, 75C. value, for 47C. els, 15c. value
aies' Underskirts, 77., values, Lde'1c e
for...... .....----- .. Lades'15Ctse
aies' Corset Covers. 35C. value, for...... ..
for.............. ..--.. -- 19C. Children's colore
aies' ready-made Wash Suits, for .. ....... .
5~.oo value, for........... $2.89 Ladies' 75 and 5<
aies' ready-made Wash Dresses, Coates Spool Cc
$3.0o value for. .. ....... $1.29 5-4 colored Tabl<
iak Satteen Underskirts, $1.oo quality, at...
value, for ...........--- . - 59c. 5-4 white Tabl
tther Bed Ticking, sold for i8c., quality, at...
t............--...... 9. Athletic Underw'
oton Suiting, sold for 12%~ cents, for. ..... .
at.............. . --- - 6c. Men's Garters,
oo yds. Dress Ginghams, worth Men's Dress SI
2%rc., for...... .... ... 7c value, for....
ad wide Percale for.. -..-..--. 5c. One lot Men's S
.~dies' White Gauze Vests, tape6c
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. L BLAUIN , Manager.
E CAPITAST AND ELL
Md., 19 10.
ou are with -
en covered by
Orleans, Ala- on
-e since 1865. .
Light., and in
,tle up like
F. M. LEWIS. -
:ently had a loss of
no insurance. Had he a
dild with little additional cost.
rN DELINQUENTS. all ersons of the city who have not
paid such taxes that they can save
LYonr of cost by coming to me and paying the
erry, has placed in same at once.
ons for the collee-. M. M. Buford,
city takes for the'i Sheriff of Newberry County,
structions to collect Sheriff's office, June 20, 1910.
.This is to notify1 6-21-3t. *)
weep for bargain hunt
en, our, store is* packed.
m' and you are welcome..
.ding here. Satisfaction
refunded. Come and
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50 value,..89c. fod,slat$25 nd$.,
....i g at........8c.69C
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to..........4c.25 par Lais Pu s,$50
doe, Oio alot, vau,btest.....$.
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3 Oil Cloth, best ausfosut.$46ad$69
...........16fr%$c.fo... .. ..
'ear, 50 cents value,Me'$2Sus,md by chos
....... ..39c. Brs,alwomaeil..$I4
c. value for.. 8c.fBosSut,slfr$. to$50
irts,$.OOand 75c.I o......... 7c
....... .47C. By'Sis oi er,sl o
~irt at. ...ford3.0 to $cloo, fort.a ... $-1c.
enneordTlcu oder, -25c andO$.o
Mvlg, oing at................6c
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