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Seventeenth Annual Session Came to
Close Sunday Night-To Meet
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 Spartanburg, di
rector of South Atlantic Music Festi
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 ciurch.
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.
Th6 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
that 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 of1
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
sia,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 to
owing, and more interest is be
taen in it.
conference was addressed by
Alice Shelder, of .St. George, on
tand help department. The
t, the need of a league in every
hi, 'which was to be discussed by
J.' C. Rooper, was discussed by
M. L Banks, Mr. Roper being ab
IJ. M. Way, State superintend
f Sunday schols, gave' an instruec
and interesting talk on the so-I
lal life of the league. .
On Saturday morning another 6.30
service was "held, 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, fourth~
Prof. W. D. Roberts, third 'vice
president, addressed the conference
on literary meetings, how they can beI
Miss Mabel Montgomery, of Marion,
discussed missionary study classes,
how to organize and run them. This
provoked quite a good deal of discus
sion by the members of the league.
This was followed by an open discus-*
sion on monthly missionary meetings
and mission 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 and.
preach the gospel," and to the league
particularly that great command. He
showed the great opportunities of the
league in doing this work and spoke
of the large numbers who had already
gong out from the league into the
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 missioni:ry vice-president)
was introduced and made the report
of the pledges, that had been made at:
the last conference on the Soochow
science hall, which the leaguers
pledged to build at the St. George~
conference last year. This science.
hall is to cost $10,000. The leagues
are trying to raise this sum within'
fiv m yer. 1398 was pledged at that
co-re:-euce. ie rtoned .$w>0 colneet- vot
ed and said that he expected to collect thi
the remainder before this conference anc
Pledges were then taken for the at
coming year. Something like $1,000 mil
was pledged. Individual pledges were wol
not taken at this session. but will be eve
taken, and it is expected to double 'F
amount during the year. the
Then Dr. C. R. Gaillard reported alta
for the South Christian Advocate in sha
behalf of Mr. Nettles, the Advocatc effc
editor and urged the leaguers to write wol
for the Advocate and subscribe for mo:
the Epworth Era, of Nashville. sho
Dr. C. R. Gaillard made a very the:
earnest address on the district secre- hel:
tary's work and its importance in in
leagua :k. whi
Resolutions were offered and passed I the
that the secretary publish minutes of leal
conference and send copy of same to Car
each league in the State. hen
Conference then went into the elec
tion of officers for the coming year *
with the following result:
PresidentMr. M. W. Howard, *
First vice-president-Dr. C. R. Gail- *
lard, Spartanburg. 0
Second vice-president-Miss Ruth tifu
Lawrence, Darlington. thal
Third vice-president-Prof. W. D. Mis
Roberts, Tatum. terr
Fourth vice-president-Mr. J. A wer
McCormick, Charleston. wil(
Secretary-Prof. Power W. Bethea, Wh
Treasurer-Mr. Jas. F. Epting, New- and
Mr. Epting has been a very faith- ed
Eul officer and has been the treasur- and
er of the State league for five or six wis:
Junior superintendent-Miss Norm.s
Emmons, Florence. Inic
The editor league page of Southern cur
Christian Advocate, Miss Mabel Mont- ele
District secretaries: Anderson-- moI
Mrs. Junius Brown, Anderson. Char- in
leston-Miss Helen Burr, Beaufort. Mi
ColumbiaL-sMiss Sallie Bell Wat., Co- to
lumbia. Cokesbury-Mr. Hurbert A.
Anderson, Greenwood. Florence-Mr. con
J. A. Keen, Hartsville. Greenville- as
Miss Marie Watson, Greenville. King- and
stree-W. J. Turbeville, Turbeville. she
Marion-J. W.' Dawsy, Conway. Or- ros<
angeburg-Prof. J. C. Guilds, Barn- eleC
berg. Rock Hill-J. B. Sykes, Rock was
Hill. Spartanburg-Rev. C. B. Daw- tioi
sey, Pacolet. labi
Several committees made reports fixe
and the committee on State of the lea- ded
gues reported high water mark in bas
league work; more flourishiing condi- tifu
tion than in any previous time in the ele<
history of the league .in this State A
They reported that it would soon be- plei
come necessary to employ a field sec- wel
retary to devote his entire time to Car
league work in the State, which these Joh~
committees recommend to have been
so successful. -1
Saturday evening after a splendid of
song service conducted by Prof. A. L. giv<
Manchester, Dr. H. M. DuBose deliv- day
ered a magnificent address on the wa:
great work of the leagues and the bes
leagues and leaguers opportunity for frie
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock Presi- isell
dent Howard called meeting of the Del
cabinet for 10 o'clock, which met in es:
the parsonage~ and considered the h eil
work of the league for the coming tiox
year, adjourning at 11 o'clock to meet
again at 5.30 in the afternoon. iO
At 11 o'clock Dr. DuBose delivered Jor
the annual sermon to the leaguers. frie
Rev. C. W. Hounshel delivered a gue
splendid address at the Presbyterian ta.
church and Rev. W. A. Brownie the
preached at the First Baptist church, Sou
and Rev. C. B. Dawsey at the O'Neall in
Street church. and
At 3 in the afternoon the leaguers hos
met again in the Central 'church and by
engaged in song service conducted by wes
Prof. A. L. Manchester. At 3.30 Rev, din:
C. W. Hounshel, of Korea, delivered a tras
stirring address, on need and oppor- Ituri
tunities of mission work in Korea, and IA
pleaded for some of the leaguers to tioi
give thieir lives to this work. Several teri
leagues volunteered to support a na- wel
tive worker at the cost of $110 a year era
Miss Grace Vandiver, State elemen- wa
tary superintendent, made a touching. ing
appeal for increased work in the jun- Mal
or department of the leagues, show- '
ing the great opportunities that lay was
in the training of children for Christ. 'I
Miss, Ruth Lawrence, of Darlington, me;
second vice-president of the State peo
league, conducted an open discussion
and had the reports read on the junior"
league work in the States fell
At 8.15 song service was conducted iWO]
by Prof. A. L. Manchester, after which"
Dr. DuBose made an address on con- sai<
centration to the leaguers urging:"
them to concentrate themselves more wol
fully to the great work in which they"
are engaged. President Howard then nig
made a short talk on best efforts to- ney
wards making this a most successful
year the leaguers in this State has
ever known, and then called on the"
leaguers for testimonies as to what out
the conference meant for them and.
for pledges for a better year's work all
during the coming year. A touching ter
scen the followed as the scores of sea
mng ien aid Wolen arose all ov
audience and with beaming fac
trembling voices spoke of t
at blessings they had receiv
this conference and their dete
iation to go home and do bett
-k for their Master than they h
r done before.
'resident Howard tnen called f
State officers to stand within tl
.r and the leaguers to come up ai
ke their hands, pledging their be
,rts to make this the best yeai
-k the league has ever done. A
;t every one present came up ai
ok the hands of the State officer
reby pledging their best efforts
p them make this the greatest ye;
he history of the league, aft
ch the conference sang, "Bless I
Tie That Binds," and the greate
ue conference ever held in Sou,
olina adjourned, to meet one yee
ce in Florence.
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* * * * * * * * * *
ne of the most pleasant and beal
I receptions of the season wl
tendered Miss Helen Goggans I
s Gertrude Carwile Thursday a
ioon. As the guests arrived th(
e cordially welcomed by Mrs. Ca
and Miss Goggans receive
en the guests had assemble
a was presented with a bookli
asked to draw her idea of tI
>m ele.ct, write what she conside:
the best reciepe for happines
close with a 'telegram of go(
es. Upon examination of tI
:istic productions" exhibited
, found that Miss Elizabeth Don
k had been most successful in si
ing a good effect of the groon
:t. Misses Louise Jones, Be.
ton, and Maude Fant gave tI
t original recipes for happines,
:he cut Miss Fant was successft;
: Burton's telegram was decid(
>e the best.
rhile all were busily engaged
versation, little Miss Ella Dun
a dainty fairy, entered the parl
Ibade Miss Goggans follow- whe:
led. This little fairy, scatterii
s in her pathway, led the bric
t into the sitting room. This roo
fairy-like in its beautiful decor;
s of pink roses and silver cand
a. In the centre of the rom w:
d a large horse-shoe and suspe:
from it was a pink rose cover'
ket which contained many bea'
1 and useful gifts ror the brli
:t from her girl friends present
t the close of the: afternoon
Sure, delightful refreshmen
e served the guests by Miss4
wile, Louise Jones, and Masti
[rs. Bell, of Atlanta, was the gue
honor at a most pleasant par
m by Mrs. James McIntosh Fi
afternoon. Mrs. McIntosh, a
rs a gracious hostess, was at h
t on that afternoon and 16 of h
nds spent a most pleasant afte
ii with Mrs. Bell, who proved he
a charming conversationali:
icious refreshments in two cour
were daintily served, nasturtiur
g effectively used ini the decor
n Friday evening, -Miss Loui
es entertained a large number'
nds in honor of her attractia
st Miss Cassie Brown, of Augu
At the steps of tis loveIy Lm
guests were welcomed -in tri
thern style by Mr. A. C. Joni
the hall Mrs. Jones and M
Mrs'. Schenck received, while ti
tess anid guest of honor assist<
A.. C. Jones, Jr., received in til
;t parlor. The parlors, hall, at
ng room were beautiful and a
:tlve in their decorations of nia
tiums and ~milax.,
[usic and progressive convers
i, the most popular modes of e
:ainment with the younger se
e pleasantly engaged in for se
a the hail refreshing fruit punt
dispensed througnout the eve
by Misses Saraj Simmons at
.t 11 o'clock a delicious ice cour
'his affair proved of much enjo
at to the large number of'youi
[ guess that awfully near-sighti
ow that calls on Sis is gettii
-se," said Jimmie, aged 12.
hat's just enough from you, Jim
I the indignant girl.
What makes you think he's gettir
-se, James?" inquired his father.
ause I heard Sis ask him la
at if he thought she was the bla
stone."-Cleveland Plain Deale
The Summer Butt.
Some scientific sharp claims th
door sports produce optimism."
Baseball does, I know. Just no
the fans are saying that it is be
to do your losing early in ti
READ WHAT A BALTIMOR
Ld: THE "HA
f 2 Dear Burton:
r I am glad Yi
st -1th Har tford F
Lr Co. I have be<
them in New C
* < bama, and her
*) 0 'W They are stra
* il 0 o
0. making a loss
y, tion, but set
.Y men, are not
Stay with then
t Yours tri
A good farmer rec
$ ,000.00. Unfortunately
Hartford policy he could rebui
J. A. BL
Ways of Women. NOTICE TO TOW]
m Him-I thought you and Ethel had
.- had a quarrel. The Hon. Cole. I.
e- Her-We have. It hat her! the town of, Newbe
LS Him-But I saw you kiss each oth- my hands executic
- er when you met yesterday. tion of, delinquent
d Her-Yes, but -that's all we do. We year 1909, with insi
- hardly speak.-Cleveland Leader. the eame at once.
'Te Clean I
This is another gala [
ers~ Our doors are Op4
SEverything marked dov
SYou jsave money by tra4
guaranteed or money
look us over and be coi
eFigured Lawns, 15 and 12% cents Ladies' all wool I
d values, at .. . ... ...-.- 8 --- CJS- liantine Skirts,
1e White figured Madras, 15 cents at....
d value, at............ 8% Cts. BdSras i
Yd. wide guaranteed Taffeta Silk, Ct3 oes~
ssold at $1.50 and $1.oo for 69c. Bece rub
a- Ladies' Gowns, 75c. value, for 47C. es ~.vle
aLadies' Underskirts, 77. values,
t, for...... ..,..... .. - 7 ets.Lais15. ea
~ Ladies' Corset Covers. 35c. value,fo....
. for.................--.. 19c. C ide' ooe
Ladies' ready-made Wash Suits,fo....
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Ladies' ready-made Wash Dresses, Cae po o
se$3.oo value for.-..-...--.-..$1.2954coreTal
Back Satteen Underskirts, $1 .oo quit,a..
Ivalue, for..........--..----.59c. - wht Tal
Feather Bed Ticking, sold fo'r 18c., qaiy t.
~d Ctto Sutin, sod fr 1 ~4ct nfor wels.,.
~ at............. 6~c. ens Garterslue.
~,oo yds Dres Gigham, woth ies Dress sha
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:n covered by
e sinc.e 1865.
ight., and in
tle up like
M. LEWIS. -
mntly had a loss of
no insurance. Had he a
ild with little additional cost.
V DELINQUENTS. all persons of the city who have not
paid such taxes that they can save
.Blease, mayor of cost by coming to me and paying the
rry, has placed in same at once.
ns for the collee- . ~ . K K Buford,
city takes for the Sheriff of Newberry County,
:ructions to collect Sheriff's office, June 20, 1910~.
This Is to notify1 6-21-3t.
weep for bargain hunt
en, our store is packed.
mnand you are welcome..
ling here. Satisfaction
refunded. Come and,
F Our Prices.
anama and Bril-50parChlrnsSosadO
sold for $3.0,-ordo'cos u t... 5
.. .... '.----3C. giga....... 6
ached Bath Tow-$ioan$.5.fr...9.
... .........8Sc. ~opisLde'Fn he,sl
less Black Hosefo$.5,fr....$39
...........6c. 20pisLde'Pms 35
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Bets..for.i..d 2 clenotts...--5c
Oil Coth,bestoalus, fod st. $.46 ad $.69,
....I4' O ot airs Ladies'Sxfors, sold o
Oi loh bs f$1 n5,. for.........9.
ar, o cets Sooe Men's 2adSits, made bShoss
......39. Bos$-, lfwol..-.te..al. ...$I1-39
c.ale or. 8250Bys Sis, Ldes'$ .50ps, $3-50'
rts,$i.oanvalue,or a...... ..........$1.49
tn........4c. 45oyM' Suits, rom years o for
Oil Cth.. 9c $besttvalues , for. ..$2.6aid$ .9,
.....e.n.1ncn's Tlum ongden's Suits lc.
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