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LVI1I. NUMBER 84. NEWBERRY, S. C., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1922. TWICE A WEEK, $2.00 A YEAS
W. C. T.U. CONVENES
WELCOME EXTENDED TO THE
Thirty-ninth Annual Convention
Newberry has beer highly honored
during the p-ast few days by having
in her midst the delegates to the
South Carolina Woman's Christian
Temperance Union which began its
thirfv-ninth annual session on Friday
afternoon last, the 20th of October,
and closed Monday morning, October
23rd, the sessions being held in
Cential Methodist church.
The state president, Mrs. Joseph
Sprott of Manning, called the convention
to order and the crusade psalm
and hymn were had.
The consecration service was conducted
by Mrs. J. 1\ McLean of Aiken.
In her remarks Mrs. McLean said that
the women of the W. C. T. U. had as
their objective the great task of winding
the white ribbon around the world.
The state recording secretary, Mrs.
T. R. Denny, called the roll of officers
and superintendents and the following
State president, Mrs. Joseph Sprott,
Manning; vice president, Mrs. J. L.
Mims, Edgefield; corresponding secretary,
Miss Cleo Attaway, Saiuda; recording
secretary, Mrs. T. R. Denny,
Johnston; treasurer, Mrs. C. P. Robinson,
Columbia; Y. P B. leader, Mrs.
Leon Holly, Aiken; L. T. L. leader,
Miss Leila Attaway, Saluda.
Evangelistic, Mrs. J. P. McLean,
Ailcen; scientific temperance instruction,
Mrs. Mamie N. Tillman, Edgefield;
medal contest, Mrs. Lena A.
Smith, Leesvilie; flower missions, Miss
Jessie Curtis. Paxville; parliamentary
usage. Mrs. C. E. Burts. Columbia;
publicity, Miss Zena Payne, Johnston;
child welfare, Mrs. W. M. Waters,
Florence; Christian citizenship, Mrs.
Munsell, Columbia; social welfare,
Mrs. J. H. White. Johnston; fairs ar.d
exhibits, Mrs. C. E. Stanley, Columbia;
Sunday school work, Miss Zena
Payne, Johnston; Sabbath observance,
Mrs. H. L. Parr, New.berrv.
A message of greeting was read
from the national president. Miss An\
na Gordon of Evanston, 111.
Mrs. Joseph Sprott gave her mes
sago to the convention body which was
a most inspiring one. and was a summary
of the achievements of South
Carolina White Ribboners. For fifteen
years she has served as president, being
a capable leader and faithful leader
of the organization. She said th-t
Newberry has been from the beginning
a strong force in the work, and
this convention was the fourth which
has been held here.
In concluding her address she urged
the delegates to go home with a
new purpose in heart to make the W.
C. T. U. better, remembering the
motto, "For God, for home, and native
land." She was given a rising
vote of thanks.
The report of the corresponding
secretary, Miss Cleo Attaway, was a
roost interesting one showing that
162 new members had been added to
the various unions, and she gave a
summary of the activities of the unions
during the past year.
The report of the state treasurer,
Mrs. C. P. Robinson, was as follows:
Cash on hand, ?1,102.87; total receipts,
$2,566..71; expenditures, $1,403.30;
balance, $1,163.41. She
gave an itemized report and was given
a rising vote of thanks.
Following miscellaneous business,
the meeting adjourned for the evening.
Friday Evening Session
At the Friday evening session the
. formal addresses of welcome were
voiced: Mayor W. W. Cromer, in
behalf of the city extended a most
cordial welcome to the W. C. T. U.,
and pledged the support and interest
of the city authorities in helping with
Rev. E. V. Babb in behalf of the
churches extended a hearty welcome
in his usual happy style. Mrs. H. L.
<-Vi^ ^nnvpntion in the
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name of the local W. C T. U. expressing
her words of welcome in a
cordial and graceful mariner.
The response to these addreses of
welcome was made by Mrs. Mamie N.
Tilhnan of Edgefield who voiced the
plearure of the convention in being
ENTERTAINMENT AT LITTLE
MOUNTAIN, FRIDAY. NOV. 3
At the Little Mountain high school
on Friday evening, November the
third, a Hallowe'en program will be
given, under the auspices of the
School Improvement association. An
oyster supper, a salad course and a
short Hallowe'en play will be the
main features of the program, but
other forms of amusement will be of
fered in addition to these. Every
one is cordially invited to come and
have a good time.
the guests cf Newberry. The keynote
of her response was, "The W. C.
T. U.. Whit It Is. and What It Is
Doing," and she gave a brief sketch
of the organization and its work
from its beginning.
Mrs. Richard Williams, president
of the S. C. League of Women Voters.
addressed the convention and
held the close attention of the large
audience. Cooperation was the keynote
of her talk, the uniting of the
woman power and one of their greatest
works was to inspire a deeper respect
for the laws of the land in the
hearts of their children. She said that
women should assume the duties of
citizenship and study the vote intelligently.
Mrs. Fred S. Munsell, chairman of
thp Wnman's T.pfrislflt.jvp
made a very forceful address. She
said that the preamble to the United
States constitution could be summed
up in the words, "To provide for the
common welfare," and mentioned the
legislative measures which women
want enacted, namely: bills for repression
of prostitution, provision for
tuberculosis cases and the feebleminded;
poll tax for women; a bill
similar to the Simonhoff bill of last
session; education qualifications for
voters in the primaries.
Following the meeting of the official
board the convention was called
to order by the president, and devotional
service was conducted by Mrs.
T \f Tlii.
young people filled an interesting:
hour and Mrs. Leon Holley of Aiken,
secretary of the department, gave her
report. Following her report she
made an earnest appeal for work
among the young people.
Miss Leila Attaway, secretary of
the Loyal Temperar.ee legion, g.:ve
her annual report and urged the importance
of getting boys and girls
interested in the work.
An ope n discussion was held of the
Yountr People's branch and several
plans discussed whereby better work
could be effected.
The temperance papers, Union Signal
and Young Crusader, were presented
by Miss Cleo Attaway.
The i'almetto White KiDbon, stare
official organ, was presented by the
e-J:trr, Mrs. J. L. Mims. This paper
is entering: its 13th anniversary
A very interesting feature was the
budget symtem of finances, this being
presented by Mrs. C. P. Robinson,
state treasurer. The plan was explained
and recommended to the convention
Pledges from unions were taken to
promote state work, and reports from
superintendents of departments were
T-'.e morning session closed with a
memorial to those who have passed
to their reward.
The Saturday afternoon session
with a devotional service, followed
by reports from superintendents of
thti.departments of flower missions.
parliamentary linage, Sunday school
work, social morality and child welfare.
The main feature of the afternoon's
program was an address by
??liss Elizabeth Rohrtack of Columbia
representing the bureau of child
A special service for young people
was held Saturday night, the program
being in charge of Mrs. Leon Holley
of Aiken, state secretary of the
Young People's branch. The devotions
were conducted by Dr. E. D.
Kerr, after which Mrs. Nellie M. Mi
randa made a most interesting talk
on the work of the Travelers Aid societies
in the United States and sh*
told of the wonderful amount of good
accomplished by them. I
Mrs. Holley then spoke on the subject
of "Following the Gleam," and
her remarks were most inspiring.
Prosperity, Oct. 23.?Rev. and
J. E. Williams entertained Wednesday
w;ih a dinner*party in honor
of the ministers of Prosperity, also
the Rev. R. E. Hardaway. who is
holding a series of services at the
Ran?i?* 1 A I.. 1-1..
> nuii.li < im A-'.uut* l!!'*
Kospel singt-r. Mrs. \ViiI.ariis" looms
were gay with garden flowers and a
most delicious dinner was served.
The members of the Luther league
of Grace church packed their bumpers
and hied themselves away to the
parsonage Friday evening where
they had not only a feast of eats, but
one of love when thev entertained at
a picnic lunch in honor of their pastor
and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs.
S. W. Hahn.
V. E. Kohn left Friday for the
state fair where he will have on exhibit
24 fine Hampshire hogs.
A group of charming dinner parties
have been given for the past
three Fridays by Mrs. J. D. Griffin at
the Methodist parsonage in honor of
the members of the Missionary society.
The hours passed pleasantly with
sewing and chatting and at noon an
elegant dinner was served.
Brooks Connelly was married Saturday
to Miss Sammie Lou Hair of
Saluda, the marriage taking place in
Batesburg with Rev. E. P. Taylor officiating.
Mr. Connelly is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Connelly and they
and the following other members of
the family spent Sunday at the Con-,
nelly home: Mrs. Ophelia Connelly of
the Lutheran seminary, Columbia;
Pettis Connelly of Newberry college;
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Wingard of Lexington,
and Ira Summer of Abbeville.
Attracting a large number of
townspeople and the surrounding
community, the protracted meeting
which was held last week, and ending
on Sunday night, at the Baptist
chur proved quite a success. Rev.
K. E. Hardaway of Shandon Baptist
church. Columbia, preached most ex
vellent sermons and sinking under
the supervision of Mr. Br.vksdale. the
gospel singer. was spiendid.
Again on Saturday Rev. K. E. Kardaway
and Mr. Barksdale and the
ministers of Prosperity were guests
of honor at a dinner given by Judge
"and Mrs. B. B. Hair.
Mrs. J. C. Taylor and children of
Batesburg are spending the weekend
with Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wise.
G. L. Robinson spent several days
last week in Spartanburg.
Mr. Lawson Paysinger of Newberry
has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.
Dr. Price Timmennan uf Bateburg
visited friends here on Thursday.
The following were in Columbia
Tuesday for Tr.e Bat: Mr. and Mrs.
J. F. Browne. Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. A Counts.
Af. 4 /~i TT" IT * r* r
-virs .-v.. u. wise, .urs. .viary suz. .yiiss
Moss Fellers. Misses Gladys Wise
and Ben Wicker.
Mrs. Nannie Dominick has gone to
Columbia to spend the week with her
son, H." B. Dominick.
Misses Ed:::: i.:iu Tviu.-.; rollers and
little Mi.ry LiU!cj:>hn were suq^ts
Saturday oi .Ai.-.. Ruv iiovd Fellers of
Mr. and Mrs. \V. R. Livingston
have returned to their home in Spartanbuig
after a visit to Mrs. G. L.
Mrs. E. M. Morrow ot" Lakeland.
Fia., ami Mrs. M. C. Bristow of Darlington
are guests of their sister,
Mrs. Jacob S. Wheeler.
Miss Grace Sease spent Saturday
Francis May of Wonord Fitting
school was home for the week-end.
David Tillinghast of Spartanburg
visited friends here during the past
Joe B. Hartman h-s accepted a position
with the Carolina Auto company
Mrs. J. C. Duncan of Blacksburg
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Virgil
L. A. Black is attending United
States court at Greenville this week.
Dr. J. I. Bedenbaugh, Dr. C. T.
Wyche and Dr. J. S. Wheeler were in
Newberry Thursday attending the
third district medical association. j
Miss Rosa Mae Mitchell spent Wed-'
nesday in Columbia.
Mrs. C. T. Wyche has returned
from a visit to her daughter, Mrs.
NEWS OF WH1TMIRE, THE
TOWN THAT DOES THINGS
Whitmire, Oct. 24.?Our community
was saddened this week by the
death of Miss Maud Lockey, a sweet j
and popular girl of 15 years of age.!
o^,-. ko/i ?i ?u., !
onc ii*iu Lfccii in IUJ 51'vciai ixiuiluia. ;
So, while her death was not a surprise.
it was a shock to her many
illc.'Uj. x lis." iiliiC" .. ?Cl V,C\'S wore
conducted at the Wesieyan Methodist'
church by her pastor. Rev. D. 0. Powers
of Spartanburg and Revs. Smith
and Simpson of Whitmire. For a
lor.g time to come we will think of
"a voice that is still and a hand that
It seems as if a real estate deal of
magnitude is to he consummated
soon. P. B. Odell is considering the
sale of his house and farm here to a
real estate man from North Carolina,
taking as part payment 600 acres of
land at Myrtle Beach. Mr. Odell will
continue to reside here conducting a
garage and other business. It's said
on the street that the prospective
purchaser is a capitalist and will
build another cotton mill here.
The cotton pic-king: m this community
is about over, and only 350
bales have been ginned. The average
amount prepared for market here is
2,000 bales. I believe there's only
one other gin this year in this township,
that of W. C. Scoit. So far he
has turned out only 50 bales. These
figures show an appalling shortage of
the "Southern snow." What are we
going to do about it? Echo answers,
"What?" The situation is certainly
seiious. " Tis true, 'tis pity; 'tis pity
Haskell Mills v and Tom Scott have
just returned Crom another pilgrimage
to Charlotte. Madam rumor has
it that they went in search of housekeepers.
One'or two more visits to
this sweet land of moonshine when
the contracts will be closed, the party
of the second part agreeing to
"love, honor and obey*' the party of
the first part promising by great effort
to provide sufficient water.
PRESIDENT DERRICK MAKES
FINE ADDRESS IN BUFFALO
President S. J. Derrick of Xev- berry
college, who is now in BuiTa'o, N.
Y., as a delegate to the convention of
the United Lutheran church, was one
of the speakers at the recent convention
of the National Lutheran Brotherhood,
which also held in
Buffalo. In reporting his address one
of the Buffalo papers says:
"Dr. Luc key (of Lincoln, Nebraska^.
spoke on "Stewardship and
Christian Education." Then Prof. S.
t i- T T F) mv>*ifinrrt of New
O UCI i y j?
berry college, Xewberry. South Carolina,
look Dr. Luckey's subject and
developed it alonjc the lines of training
men for service. His address was
enthusiastically received and he was
kept before the convention for a
longer time than any previous speaker
to date. His remarks were the
subject of discussion and conference
by pastors in educational centers led
by Rev. C. P. Harry, student secretary,
board of education."
Death Mr. Brock
Mr. Thomas Henry Brock died of
kidney disease at his home in Long
Lane on Thursday at 8 :30 o'clock and
was burif'H ;it Kind's Cro^lc jrrjivov.nvri
Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, service
by Rev. Mr. Whaley. He was
years old and leaves a widow and
four children: Mrs. Hilary Felker.
Messrs. Bennie and Eugene Brock
and Miss Isoline Brock, al! of the
James Goggai s of Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. Erie Barnes of Columbia
spent Thursday with Mr. and
Mrs. S. J. Kohn.
Miss Eunice Livingston spent the
week-end with the home folks at Silverstreet.
Miss Mary DeWalt Hunter has returned
to Columbia after spending
Saturday and Sunday at home.
Mrs. Joe Lyons nas returned to Columbia
after a short visit to Mrs. D.
Mrs. Lula Merchant, Mrs. Jack
Laird, Miss Tildale and R. K. Wise
motored up from Columbia and were
guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. A. G.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Dawkins,
Messrs Bruce and Hubber Dawkins
and Miss Clarice Dawkins visited relator?
in Columbia on Sunday.
LUNCHEON AT ST. PHILIFS j
SCHOOL FRIDAY NIGHT J
The St. Philips school will give a
luncheon at the school house on Friday
evening of this week. Plates will
be served at 25 cents each and a good
country luncheon it will be and the
proceeds will go for the benefit of
The Newberry college orchestra
will furnish the music for the occa
sion and the admission will be free ,
and a good time you will have if you ,
fo. And a good luncheon thrown in
for only twenty-five cents.
Hot Supper st New Hope-Zion
There will be a hot supper given
for the benefit of the school at New
Hope-Zion Friday night. October (
27th. beginning at 8 o'clock. There
will be contests and other things for
the occasion. A cordial invitation is
extended to all. i
Mr. Robert Kingsmore of Richland
county, a resident of the Broad Riv-!
er road, was laid to rest in the cematc.r\
r?f St. P-mls. beneath a mound
of flowers, and amidst a host of sorrowing
friends and relatives, Wed- ^
neaday afternoon. He was 47 years
of age. He leaves a wife and eight,
children, four grandchildren and one
sister, besides a number of relatives
and friends to mourn his death.
Miss Claudia Shealy, a nurse at
Columbia hospital, is visiting her fahter,
Mr. L. A. Shealy.
Mr. Jno. 0. Hipp of Charlotte, X.
C., is visiting his father, Mr. J. J.
Mrs. Alma Seybt is the guest of
Tioi* c.t'tur \T cc fVinvl:/* C ?*/\nlre /\"F
Mr. and Mrs. Sligh Wicker were
shoppers in Newberry Saturday.
T-Iis.-es Estdie Boland, Olive Stuck,
C..r7,ie Folk and Eva Kinard of Sum-'
merland spent the week-end at home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sheely of .
White Rock, Rev. and Mrs. S. P. ,
Koon and family dined with Mr. and
Mrs. B. J. Livingston Sunday.
Mr. Fred Livingston has accepted
n-rtrt in fnliimhia
Miss Rankin of Prosperity spent ;
the week-end with her grandmother.
Mrs. Mattie Crooks, on Broad river.
Mrs. Mattie Crook* returned from ;
the hospital Friday where she had ,
crane for an examination.
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Berley of Clemson
spent several days with the former's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
, Mrs. Roberts is visiting her daughter.
Mrs. W. D. Hatton.
Miss Ciaudio Sheely has gone to
v:sit her brother. Mr. Lonni? Sheely
of Xewberry who has been confined
to his bed for several days.
Mrs. Mattie Metts of Little Mountain
is the guest of her daughter.
Mrs. L. P. Boland.
Messrs. Tommie Setzler and Hugh
Boinest spent the weekend with
State high oo 1 inspector, Mr.
Parkor.-on. ?nent Wednesday at S.
Phillip? school in the interest of a
Mr. L H. Livingston had a birthday
dinner last Saturday. Oct. 14.
and invited > ">ver.-i 1 of his neighbors
friends. Amidst the downnour
t!u- crocd things to eat wt*re spread
ami el! en.'oy'd it. Some, of the
icur-stj vv:v and J. H. Konn
and family, nr.d ?>Tr. and Mr?:. P. B.
E!!(i?or. "We wish for h:m many
An':/ v.-JI! soon have our good road
to Peak. The Xewell Construction
company know how to build roads
nnd how to work. They beg-tn on
Folk street working back to Pea!'
Tuesday morning they ran into ; 1
laree tree on Mr. Jno. B. Beden- -
baugh's place, which took them from
early in the mroning till late in the
evening before they could <ret the
tree down. This was one of those
large trees you have heard about. (
Miss Louise Hentz presented Po- 1
maris school library with several j
volumes of books which they appreci- ,
ate very much.
Mrs. J. B. Bedenbaugh spent Fridav
with Mrs. E. S. Shealy.
Watch the papers for the Hallowe'en
program that will take place at
Pomaria school Hallowe'en night. "If <
you don't wat-ch out. the goblins will ]
3THER INTERESTING SPEAKERS
Sunday's Sessions of W. C. T. U.
Convention Largely Attended by
People of Newberry
The climax of interest in the W. C.
T. U. convention was reached on
Sunday when the morning, afternoon
?.nd evening services were attended
U.. 1 .1 nf ri c
uv lUl^C ttUUiViJVVO v/i ?vvTrwvi*?uuw.
At Central Methodist church in the
morning- the pulpit was filled by Mrs.
Maude B. Perkins of New York, national
secretary of the Young People's
board of the W. C. T. U., who is
a speaker of groat force and ability.
Dr. E. M. Lightfoot of Columbia, superintendent
of the South Carolina
Anti-salbon league, spoke at the First
Baptist church along the lines of his
work. Governor-elect Thomas G.
McLeod was the speaker in the morning
at the A. R. P. church and had as
his subject "The Temptation in the
Wilderness." The Rev. Luther M.
Ku'nns of Omaha, Neb., preached at
the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
Sunday afternoon a mass meeting
was sold in the opera house when
several speakers were heard, chief
among whom was Mr. McLeod, gov
i rnor-eleci. ot tfte state.
Mrs. Sp/ott. state president of the
V\". C. T. U., presided with her usual
?race and introduced the speakers.
Scripture arul prayer by the Rev.
Mr. Bubb were followed by a special
selection ty a chorus, after which
Dr. E. M. Lightfoot was introduced.
Dr. Lightfoot spoke interestingly of
the work of the Anti-saloon league
and of the methods used by opposing
forces to undo the work accomplished
by temperance organizations.
As Thomas G.. McLeod was introduced,
the audience arose in respccto
the man who is soon to pilot the
ship of state, and in beginning his
address Mr. McLeod paid a tribute
to the women who have wrought so
wonderfully is freeing our country of
the curse of alcohol. The subject of
his discourse was "Citizenship" and
he handled this subject in a masterh
manner, busing his remarks on a passage
from the Scriptures, "With a.
great price obtained I this freedom."
He declared that the challenge to th_citizer.ship
of today is for better laws
and their enforcement, and pledgech
that he would do all within his power
to aid in law enforcement.
A most interesting part of the program
cam? in the introduction of
Mrs. .Milne of Scotland who is in this
country o attend the international
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M . V . ? . L . v.unv^iiuva vmau
in Philadelphia on Xovembtr 10th.
She is the president of the Woman's
Christian Temeprance association of
Scotland and she brought a message
of greeting from the women of Scotland.
Mrs. Maude B. Perkins was also
introduced and spoke a few words to
At the Sunday evening service devot'onals
were conducted by Dr. Gilbert
Vol?' of Xewberry college. The
address of the evening was made by
Mr.-. B. Perkins of New York,
who spoke in a forcible and interesting
manner of the evils of intemperance.
She outlined the five point pro
gram of the W. C. T. U. and stressed
especially ch".d welfare. Her address
was wonlerfully strong and she
made a de:p imnvcssion on her hearer?.
MAP OF SOIL SURVEY
OF NEWBERRY COUNTY
Congressman Dominiek has a number
of copies of the "Soil Survey of
Newberry County" for distribution,
rhis is a very interesting and valu
able publication, and especially to
farmers, as; it describes the various
soils of Newberry county, and the lo:ation
of each on a large soil map of
:he county There is not a sufficient
number of copies for general distri
bution, but as long as the supply lasts
VIr. Dominick will be glad to mail a
:opy to anyone who sends his name
and address to him at his office in
Would you understand "The Greatest
Love?" Then go to the opera
house Wednesd?: and see the picture.