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Prosperity, March 20.?J. Bur Dennis,
a prominent citizen of this place,
died at his home here Saturday morning.
The end was not unexpected, as
>>o VioH hppti in failing health for the
last five years. Mr. Dennis was born
in 1851 and lived in this community
all his life where he was engaged in
farming. He was a member of the
Associate Reformed Presbyterian
church and his pastor, the Rev. J. A.
McKeown, assisted by Rev. J. D. Griffin,
conducted the funeral services at
2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Prosperity
cemetery. Mr. Dennis was
twice married. By f?ie first marriage
six children survive as follows: Z. W.
Dennis of Newberry, J. C. Dennis, J.
M. Dennis, 0. F. Dennis and 0. B.
Dennis of Prosperity, one daughter,
Mrs. S. P. Shirey of Lexington, also
his widow who before marriage was
Miss Mattie Dreher of Macedonia, 2
sisters, Mrs. J. B. Dawkins and Mrs.
Fannie Enlow of Prosperity and one
brother, N. Y. Dennis of Newberry.
Mrs. Kate Dominick, widow of the
late Aaron Dominick, died Friday afternoon
at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. J. A. Monts, and was buried Saturday
afternoon at St. Lukes Luther
an cemetery, the funeral being conducted
by her pastor, the Rev. W. K.
Roof, assisted by a former pastor,
Rev. George S. Bearden of Saluda.
Mrs. Dominick was 89 years old. She
had been an invalid for five years and
bore ner surrermg wun bnnsuan latitude.
Besides her daughter, she is
survived by one brother, J. Cal Cook
The Literary Sorosis was graciously
entertained Wednesday afternoon by
Mrs. 0. S. Miller. Ferns were used
in decorating. During the business
session it was decided to donate ten
dollars to the Community league for
the benefit of the school grounds. The
?wop QneworeH witV> tVip name
I UU tail ?iao aa0T?v4vv* ?..?
of a church a century old or cf a
prominent South Carolina minister.
Mrs. T. A. Dominick gave a lecture
on the beginnings of the various denominations,
and Mrs. G. W. Harmon
gave an account of the conditions of
the rural churches of today and suggestions
for improvements that could
be made. During the current events
it was announced that the Literary
Sorosis will be nineteen years old on
St. Patrick's day in the evening. The
charter members then became reminiscent
and recalled the club life in the
-days of its-youth. Mrs. Miller, assisted
by her little daughters, Frances
and Madge, served a delicious salad
Miss Rebecca Harmon, assistant
leader of the Light Brigade of Grace
Lutheran church, entertained the
members Saturday afternoon with a
balloon party at the home of her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G.
Wise. The colorfial porch was festive
with bright colored balloons which
flfto^Unn- \\ir fVio r?n7Pn<i frnm the
v*CiC vj vmv ? -?
columns and ceiling, while jars and
baskets of peach blossoms effectively
placed, heralded the approach of
spring. On the lawn a number of
outdoor games were enjoyed. The
children drank lemonade from an improvised
"well" under the magnolia
tree, this, together with gingersnaps,
popcorn, and peanuts were the refreshments
served. Main street prespnfed
a s'ala abearance when the
children, 75 in number, went home,
each carrying a bright balloon.
The first of a series of meetings of
the Mission Study class of Grace Lutheran
church was held Friday evening
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P.
C. Singlev. The reception hall and
parlor were thrown together and were
attractively decorated in jars and
vases of daffodils. Mrs. Singley, in
her usual happy manner, led the study
class on "The Smoke of a Thousand
Villages." Later tempting refreshments
of cocoa, together with aneel
food and layer cake was served by
the hostess and her little daughter,
Again on Saturday evening Miss
Effie Hawkins was hostess to rhe mission
study class. The rooms were
brightened with lovely spring flowers.
Miss Hawkins in an interesting manner
led the evening's study on "The
Boy with Five Talents."
An unusual event will be staged
Friday evening when the William Lester
chapter TJ. D. C. will have a rook
and bridge tournament at the town
hall. The funds from this will be donated
for beautifying the school
grounds. Everybody is urged to come
and help this needed cause. Tables
will Ko nvnviHpf? nriri tpmntinf re
,,ai ? c o
freshments served. A small charge of
25 cents will be the admission fee.
Work day at Wightman Methodist
church has been changed to March
24 instead of 31st as first stated.
The Community league meets
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the school auditorium. Miss Willie
Mae Wise will have charge of the
We, the undersigned merchants of
the town of Prosperity, do hereby
agree to close our stores at six o'clock
from April first to September the fif-!
teenth, nineteen hundred and twen-1
ty-two except on Saturdays:
.} T. A. Dominick.
B. B. Schumpert & Co.
E. W. Werts.
. Blacks Dry Goods Co.
,< J. C. Schumpert.
li Prosperity Cotton Oil Mill Co.
Prosperity Furniture Co.
Wise Hardware Co.
Misses Margaret Farrow and Cath- 3
erine Riser of Newberry were weekP
TvtV*.ol 5* t fViP (
CI i U gucoco yj i. aUIOO ~ v
home of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Bedenbaugh.
W. E. Crosson of Monetta spent
Friday with his brother, J. H. Crosson.
i Mr. and Mrs. B. V. Chapman of
j Newberry, Mrs. W. H. Dreher of Cha|
pin and Mr. and Mrs. George Dreher
; and family of Leesville, Mr. and Mrs. .
B. S. Milligan of Columoia, Mrs. Bob
, Hiller of Columbia and Miss Jessie
Dreher of Columbia attended the funeral
Sunday of Mr. J. Bur Dennis-.
Miss Lottie Mills, Nellie Wise and
Myra Hunter of Winthrop college are
home for the spring holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Mills of Wagener
were week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Mills.
T T !..! 2. i 1 i.
i>iiss J-.era juivirigsion, leacaer <u
Gary's, is home on a short visit.
Mrs. J. C. Taylor and children of
Batesburg are visiting Mrs. Taylor's
fahter, Mr. A. G. Wise.
R. C. Lake of Cheraw spent Saturday
and Sunday with his sister, Miss
Mrs. W. B. Boinest, Jr., of Pomaria
is visiting her parents, Mr. and
!Mrs. B. M. D. Livingston.
J L. M. Wise of Greenville is spend
ing a few days with the home folks.
Mrs. Ida Wheeler has moved to Columbia
to make her* home with her
daughter, Miss Anne Wheeler.
Mrs. Henry Parr of Newberry
i spent Tuesday with Mrs. J. P. Wheej
Miss Sa?*a Hyatt of Columbia col;
lege spent the week-end with her
| class mate, Miss Ruth Stockman, who
is home for the spring holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. S. Miller motored .
to Columbia Tuesday.
: Little Kosa Kaplan is visiting in
I Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Blake and family
motored to Ninety-Six for the
Mrs. T. L. Brown of Spencer is the
guest of Mrs. E. 0. Counts.
Miss Helen Nichols, teacher at Monticello,
spent the week-end at Silverstreet.
Miss Olive Counts, librarian at Coi
lumbia college, and friend, Miss "
Epps, are visiting the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Counts,
i Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Wicker and
Mrs. Joe Hartman spent Tuesday jr\
, Mrs. Eric Barnes has gone to Columbia
to join her husband, who has
accepted a position with the Carolina
Life Insurance company.
Mrs. J. A. Counts spent Tuesday (
and Wednesday with Mrs. B. L. Whee- !
ler of Columbia. 1
Messrs. D. H. Hamm, J. D. Hunt <
and J. A. Counts motored to Columbia (
Miss Doris Kohn and V. E. Kohn
spent Friday in the capital city.
Miss Eunice Long of Sumter is I
home on a short visit. *
Mrs. R. Lyles is visiting- in Columbia.
Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Rhoades of J
Saluda were guests Tuesday of Mr. (
and Mrs. J. A. Price. s
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Bedenbaugh of (
Pomaria spent Saturday with Mrs. J. 1
M. Werts. s
Miss Bess Bowers of Clemson Col- 1
lege is here on a visit. 1
Miss Moss Fellers spent Sunday c
with Mrs. H. L. Chaplin of Neeces. \
Miss Nannie Simpson of Pelham, J
Mr. and Mrs. Miller Kreps of Colum- p
bia spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. s
J. H. Crosson.
Miss Mamie Lee Merch?nt of Sum- J
merland college is spending a few F
days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. s
L. G. Wise.
The teachers of Prosperity and surrounding
community were well rep- (
resented at the state teachers meet- c
ing as follows: Prosperity school: Su- I
perintendent E. 0. Counts, Mrs. J. D. e
Quattlebaum. Mrs. J. F. Brown, Miss- >
es Willie Mae Wise, Mary Langford, a
Susie Langford, Moss Fellers and i
Clara Brown; Midway, Prof. L. L. (
Shealv, Misses Sara Long and Ruth
Chapman; Big1 Creek, Misses Ethel Saner
and Mattie Harmon; Monticel- (
lo, Miss Eunice Livingstone; O'Neail. r
Prof. A. F. Pugh; Wheelaad, Prof. '
W. L. Singley and Miss Lois Taylor. ;
Mrs. Nellie Hunt of Newberry spent 0
the week-end with Mrs. J. A. Hunt. <
Cauet Robert Pugh of Clemsou ccl- i
lege is spending a few days with Lis 1
mother, Mrs. R. T. Pugh. I
Messrs. G. L. Robinson and J. H. s
Morrs motored to Smrtimburg San- i
Ira B. Nates of Cj'.umbia spent ihe I
week-end at the hone of his lather, 1
A. A. Nates. Rev.
Goodman of Newberry eol- c
lege spent Sunday with Prof arid Mrs. j
E. 0. Counts. !
Mrs. Z. W. Bedenbaugh ii spe:id-;
ins: the week in Newberry, the cruest
of ^Irs. Mary Wright.
Mrs. L. A. Black leaves today for'
T?~,- T A T V Wi'l. H
iWC \ . O .1. .ULIVCUWli ^iHV4 tf . ?? i*
liams attended the Kiwams :cception'
in Xewberry Thursday ni^ht.
Miss Agnes Monts of Gary's came j
home to attend the funeral of herj
grandmother, Mrs. Kate Dominick.
President H. J. Black of Souih Carolina
synod filled Mt. Pilgrim pulpit
Sun da v.
TEACHERS OF STATE
IN ANNUAL MEETING
More Than 1,200 Register With Many j
in City Not Recorded?Excellent j
The State, 17.
More than 1,200 teachers had registered
last night as being in attendance
upon the 48th annual meeting- of the
State Teachers' association and there
were many others in the city who had
not recorded their names. More teachers
will arrive today, so that there
is every indication that the present
meeting will make a new record in attendance
Every train coming to Columbia yesterday
had teachers among its passengers
and they were much in evidence
on the streets, in places of business
and in the residential sections
of Columbia and the cheer and encouragement
of their presence was
easily felt. They came from all rec
tions of the state?from the coast to
the mountains and they wi'l be the
quests of Columbia today and tomorrow*.
When they arrived at ?talions
yesterday they were met by reception
comnrriees and wt.r-i raick'y cor.ductrd
co automobiles vv'ni.h h.'d been I
pro\ oed by the Cn 'i.rh n chamber
of c? mmerce. No ti:r>p v;;s lost in
goit.vlg them to the'r h >: >l5 arni rooms
and v : ile the rick cf strcf.*, car ser1
ic v .1.5 felt to a (frtair. ?vt??nt the
owners of automobiles cooperated so
heartily that the teachers were at little
Yesterday afternoon several of the
iepartments held interesting meetings
md last night the first of the general
sessions was held in the Columbia
All Seats Taken
The teachers and their friends last
night filled the Columbia theater from
the pit to the peanut gallery. Hundreds
of them were present and all ,
seemed to enjoy the exercises fully.
Two excellent addresses were delivered
and some very enjoyable music
>vas rendered by the Chicora Glee
The meeting last night was presided
over by E. C. McCants of Anderson
and the divine blessing was invoked
by Dr. S. C. Byrd, F. W. Cappelmann,
president of the Columbia
chamber of commerce, spoke of the j
pleasure it afforded him to welcome 8
/i _ 1 ~ ^ i
lO uoiumuia llic IHUOt umu rn
?nce in South Carolina?the greatest |
constructive force in the state?the 1
:eachers of the public schools." Mr. 1
Cappelmann assured the teachers that a
the city was theirs and that its peo- |
)le were honored in having them in
The response to the welcome was
nade by Dr. W. J. McGlothlin of Furnan
university, Greenville. Dr. Mc
jlothlin,after paying a tribute to the
tate Governor Cooper has maintained
for the public school system and to S
3r. J. E. Swearingen for his work, |
;aid: "We are glad we are in Colum- 8
)ia because we want to see where the ?
ast legislature sat. We want to find E
>ut why its members disregarded the j
vishes of teachers as regards the I
Dublic schools?we want to see that 1
>lace?we shall remember it and we j
:hall remember the gentlemen.
"We believe we have the most im- 3
>ortant job in South Carolina?the 8
tu'blic school overtops all other cor. i
ideration," he said in conclusion.
North Carolinian Speaks 3
After several announcements by R. .
Z. Burts and by Dr. David M. Ramsay
>f the Greenville Woman's college, 0
Dr. E. C. Brooks, state superintend- 01
;nt of education of North Carolina, c:
vas presented and delivered a timely ^
ind interesting address?an address ^
full of meat and flavored with num?rous
appropriate humorous stories. ^
Dr. Brooks spoke on "Relation of j
School Organization to the Cost of |tc
'1 ^ 1 1 o.._i >> 1 il
operating- ine ccnooi oysiem. otiiuua i -nen,
he saici, too often failed to give j a
consideration, in mapping out their
>!ans, to the amount of money avail-1 ti
ible. He said each district should js<
ask itself four questions, viz.: whatjir
s the purpose of the school; what.'s;
nust it do to accomplish this pur-jo
)ost; what will it cost and from what ! s<
sources shall the revenue be derived ; h
o meet the cost? t<
Dr. Brooks spoke of the changing si
)urpose of the public schools and of a
ie new subject that have, by out- si
:ide pressure, been injected into the t!
curriculum. To teach the new sub- p
ects that are being put in the course j
This great stor<
Before deciding up
a special effort if neccc
in New Spring
Hundreds to choose i
$9.95, $15.00, $1!
Dresses Canton Cr<
Fashionable Color. Line
Will you buy
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Hundreds could a
ing: We have alread]
of ten chances that yoi
I lw Millinerv Dent. Vi
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more Style "Fine Finish
than any other House i
One lot of Pongee
big $4.00 and $5.00 se
? - n
Bargain Counter. Spe
$2.98 and $3.50.
j Extra Speci
One Hundred doze
Sox plain colors and fai
35 aftd 50 cents.
f study, teachers adequately train-J subject "of th
i are needed and more money is nec- Johnson, con1
ssary, he said. To map out a school of Michigan,
rogram that calls for the expendi- Ha based ]
are of thousands of dollars when j tion T-.m Ivij
le money is not available was poor on the luck
usiness, he said. man.'' Dr. ?]
The purpose of schools, he said, was teacher's v.-or
) erect standards of physical fitness,; r-n(' Pa r* ;iri
itellectual fitness, vocational fitness j service ivn ie
nd social fitness. j teacher.
The superintendent, ue said, was i X5cr\r - i!ic
i rv Fa-r s;>r.r
rie strategic point in u:e
:-hool system. The inefficient super- .hunter !;r.:v
itendent may cost a community thou-, men -v ? 'i;:*
ands of dollars, he said. He spoke j motio i tna'c ,
f systems overloaded with supervi-1 sen'; *?
:>rs and said he held to the opin- jV>:1!5 ' '
>n tnat one full time superintendent , adjourn va.
> each 80 teachers, with no supervi-1
irs, was the right proportion, lie BACHELOR
- * /. i W
lso held that tiie quannea xeacner.
tiould receive a higher salary than !
ie unqualified. He closed amid ap- I A:, interes'
lause. Bachelor Mai
"A Teacher's Phiioscyhy" was the day afternoo]
e is literally filled v
?on your New Spring Appare]
,'ssary to see the Garments v
cfred almost unbelie
Dresses, Suits, Cap<
from in this popular assortme:
S.75, $22.50, $24.75,:
Is of New Spring D
spe, Crepe de chene, Taffeta
id on Racks, Second Floor.
18.75, 22.75, 24.75,
mmmmummvmwBmmammmmmBm h Miiw una IWI wi? __ I?IW ibii?II? ?
your Hat here
nswer the question by say- J
f bought here. It's nine out r?:
U ' ' ' .. i.. ' i
s Will too, if you visit our
fe can and do offer you
" and Quality for th- price,
. i n ?a
n this section. /
maammm mhbmmbmmbmmmi * cnv .-n"w>T'?tf?jB-q<aiiaav3a8>a^?.i
Waist's our Full fash*
;ller on the heel Black,
;cial $2.49, Grey, Champa|
Grey and Pe;
?? worth $2.00 a ]
ai5 40 in white
/?u * i
n ^niidrens White Oi
ticy tops 25, -worth 39c Spe
1 buver at onlv 1
g - j?rw.?w?f
?< iMun.uKniwj?^,a,,??wiapr_ga?g,wu-w K25G25S3
e address by Dr. T. E. j president, Miss Blanche Da
imissioner of education Snowdrops, violets and peac
jsoms were very artistically use
lis a i'ircis en quota-i aiding-the approach of spring.
)iinc "You ck.p a slave After the routine busines1
i. * ^
and have hirr. arise a j important matters were di
fohnson spcke of the and after the meeting the
k his life i.r. i his place jserved delicious peaches and
n'rtnimnr tr'r.rt^ to the land cake.
i".i mo cou-i'ry by the |
; ANNOUNCEMENT PARTY
a ij .HU'ned Ken- j FOR MISS SU
of ii.o i>f Lueco
r to h;:?:.!rad5 of :<hool j A very charming affair of la:
1 u .d iv:ade a,was the party given by Mr;
* 1 1 IT - /% V, 1 r.
r? message u1 cneer oe -uayes uu lu^i, muicu^
i .Wv, York. Th;: motion ! informally announce the enga
ift-r whii*a lie Meeting;of Miss Rosalee Summer a
White and green were the
JSiAIDS M-iET ; i;irr colors used in the rooms
rITH MISS DAVIDSON .drops beings effectively used t
out this idea, attractive scorc
ting meeting of the in these colors being also
ds club was held Tues- Bridge was played at six tabl
i at the home of the :after the games Master* John
i m I
/ith the newl
1 ?V1 O 1/ Q
L yuu dliuuiu IlicirvIV
ve have ready for
, . - / _ .. I
jvable values I
2S and Coats.
nt, the prices range;
$29.75, and up.
and Satin in every I
r* v| ty ? ^ g
l :P |
oned high spliced J
Cordovan, White, J
gne, Navey, Medium ?
wfr Grey Stockings f .
nail1 nyirp $ 1.00
|?#UkAI Y ^ ^ w
Organdy at 25c j
gandy 40 in wide I
ciai 10 yard to each
vii'son.' Jr., appeared as a handsome young
h bios- bugler, heralding the important news,
id, her- He bore a scroll which was read by
Mies Teresia Ivlaybin, announcing the
: other engagement of Miss Summer. The
sevssed guests were then ! d~!:~!*tful
ho: tess refreshments in three courses and
cr^am, each guest was piv entad with a dainty
souvenir artistically fashioned in
a rose design. This was a very lovely
party in all its details and the popuM!
:ER lar henoree was the recipient of many
5t weeK . ..t ? . .
5. John i Camp James D. Na-c*, U. C. v'.
loon to ; A meeting of the members of Camp
gement1 James D. Nance, United Confederate
nd Mr. Veterans, will be held in the court
house on Saturday, April 1st, at 11
prevail-, o'clock a. m.
snow- J- F. J. Caldwell,
o curry Commander.
j curds M. I.I. Euford, Adjut i:it
e?;, and Some mon are generous to a fault
Riiayes, and to nothing else.
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