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VOLUME LVIII, NUMBER 99. NEWBERRY, S. C., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1922. -TWICE A WEEK, $2.00 A YEAR
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COTTON CROP SMALLEST
IN 20 YEARS EXCEPT 1921
Boll Weevil Damage Heaviest in
South Carolina and
Washington, Dec. 12.?This year's
cotton production is the smallest in
twenty years, excepting last season's
small crop, but based on December
first farm prices, it is the fourth most
valuable ever grown with an aggregate
of $1,134,608,356, not including
.the value of linter cotton and cotton j
seed which will total many millions
of dollars more.
'The crop this year was phced toiiay-by
the department of agriculture
iri its fiuai estimate of the season,
a ran o/?o nnn .2r. i;?+ i?
>t|<Ul^iU^VI/U ^UUllUd U1 itlib ouivn .w ,
equivalent to 9,964,000 bales of 500
poands (gross- weight (478.4
.pounds of lint and 21.6 pounds of
.bagging and ties estimated per bale).
v THIs final estimate is smaller ,by j
.171,000. fc>al_es than any of the government's
forecasts made* from condition-reports
during the growing sea'iS
Wliiie tl>ere was a large acreage in
.cotton this year, the boll weevil got
in its work with extremely heavy
.damage and drought in many stations
.materially assisted in keeping down
,the production. South Carolina and
(Georgia were hardest hit of any of
,the cotton-growing states, their production
beine about 40 per cent of
.the average of the five years, 1916 to
The farm price of cotton on December
1, averaged 23.8 cents per
\ pound which ranks fourth highest in
.the history of the industry, being
exceeded only by the price in 1917,
,1918 and 1919. ?
^ The estimated production by states
.North Carolina 852,000
* South Carolina 530,000 .
' nr. nnrt
Jb'Jorida 2o,uuu j.
Alabama ...... '. ? 835,000 ?
Mississippi ....u ..1,01 (1,00,0. Louisiana
tefcas 3,29.0,000 .
Arkansas Jk 1,040,000
Missouri ...... ._c? 149,000
. .Oklahoma 635,000
Arizona ...... .... 42,000 \
All other states 15,000 i
< COTTON TO DEC. 1ST
Washington, Dec. 8.?Cotton gin*
ned prior to December 1, amounted
to 9,318,144 running bales including
% 157,729 round bales, counted as half i
bales; 22,010 bales of American-1
.Egyptian*and 4,94-> bales of Sea Is-;
land 'the census bureau announced ;
Ginningg to December 1,. last year#
totaled 7,639,961 running bales including
121,440 round bales, counted
^ as half bales; 22,187 bales of Amer-1
can-Egy?ti*rt and 2,941 bales of Sea j
Ginuings to December 1, this year j
by states, follow:
Alabama 803,772; Arizona 28,247;
Arkansas,976,452; California 17,195; j
Florida 26,004; Georgia 712,310;'
Louisiana 339,357; Mississippi 9G3,- j
289; Missouri 127,500; North Caro- j
lina 790j?66; Oklahoma 618,075; |
South Carolina 493,034; Tennessee j
365,272 fc Texas 3,020,190; "Virginia23,205.
All other staces 13,470.
Cotton Experts Gather
Augusta. Ga., Dec. 12.?Normal
production of cotton is the South's
only financial, economic, social and
humane hope, according to the unanimous
opinion of experts in cotton
culture, who delivered addresses at a
cotton conference here today.
Several hundred farmers, merch- j
ants and bankers of Geoi jia and |
South Carolina, compromising the |
Augusta territory, attended the i
Dr. J. C. Maness of the Georgia j
College of Agriculture declared that j
farmers who apply poison as soon as j
cotton has been chopped out or be-1
fore there are any signs of boll wee-;
vil infestation, thereby killing the ;
v? intci buuwi) i/x wccvno, wwi. j
successful in raising a heavy crop of (
Mr. Eugene Rikard, a traveling
salesman whose home is at Batesburg,
was in the city Wednesday.
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$ FARMERS' COLUMN ?- j
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If you would have Mrs. Biddy fur- j
nish fresh eggs regularly you must j
provide her with comfortable quar-:
ters, plenty of gre^n forage in the |
shape of bur clover, crimson clover,
alfalfa or some of the grains. She |
nlcrt Vio-*c. o Mro]] holnrippf} mtinTl i
liiuac ai^v iic* ? ^ c*. ?vi* vv-v. ,
of concentrated feeds. Corn by itself i
is a poor egg producer but if you will
add some oats and cotton seed meal :
or some other equivalent, then <
Biddy smiles. She not only smiles but i
she geis up in the morning with a
cheerful sonar that ends with a gen- j
eral concert around the barn yard as j
she deposits a fine fresh egg for your j
Christmas cake. Cooperate with j
Biddy and Biddy -wrill cooperate with j
Some of our farmers are producing j
butter and selling it at 30c per-pound.!
Why they will persist in doing this,1
I am unable to understand when the j
iNlewDerry creamery is paying -?j?. ,
per pound for butter fat. The cream
trill bring them at least 10c per;
pound more and the good wife will be '
relieved of the burdensome job of;
churning. The creamery does noti
get near enough cream to supply the
demand for butter, so let's everybody ;
puli together and sell their cream to !
the creamery and let the creamery j
sell the .butter. This will guarantee a '
market for all the .butter that you !
can produce. Don't wait till you get
more cows -but start with what you
have. If you only sell 5 or G pounds
a week that will bring you a small \
amount of cash that you are not get- j
ting at present.
Do not cast your good corn to
"Scrub Swine." A pure bred will
grow and develop into cheaper meat, j
The Danes, who are probably il>e ;
best farmers in the world, use pare ';
bred hogs and growfthem largely on j.
?kim milk. These hogs weigh around
?00 pounds at 6 months old and beinj j
milk-fed command a higher price on '
the English market thus netting a !
nice profit to the growers.
Now is the time to plan your or-:
chard work and commence to clean
up the old trees. No farm home is j
complete without its home orchard.!
The fruit is both healthful and pro-;
Five years ago we encouraged and
assisted Mr. James A. Kibler, near
Newberry, to pu: out I'acre of peach-;
es. The trees have been pruned and
sprayed according to instructions
sent out by the z -C'ernment and the
extension'horticulturists. Mr. Kibler
.says that it cost him $15.00 to $20.00
.to do this work. He also says that he
3old about $250.00 worth of peaches
frnm fhis nrr<? t">?p na?r. spason after
hiving used all he desired for home !
use and divided some with his neigh- j
:bor?. This is not a big amount of
money but after ail it is the small '
things th^t count and this one acre of j
peaches furnished Mr. Kibler with
3orae' ready cash along during the i
summer when cash comes in mighty i
handy. And I expect that $250.00 is i
more money than some farmers get:
for thfclr whole cotton crop. . It wiil ;
not cost more than $15.00 to put an
acre of peaches. We need more
acres in the county. Who next?
Dairy Cows, Pigs and Poultry
"Dairying upon the new basis of j
marketing cream is undoubtedly the ;
most profitr.rle way of marketing |
forage and grain, therefore, cream
dairying, or the keeping of a few ;
cows on every farm, the selling of;
oroom 4* r\ o avt* i
V.1VUHI ?/v/ <* iivamci V) ayu l'?c ittu- |
ing if skim milk to pigs and poultry j
is a most practicable and easily'
adopted plan, fitting in admirably'
with the plans for producing cotton ;
successfully under weevil conditions. ;
"The need for 2 constant cash in- i
come from week to week, cr month |
tr? mnnfn tnrnnof'iAiif ^?-> ^ 11 !
vv v.iA uixv, va: u 11 au :
farms is Very urgent end has been ail |
these years. Marketing cream will
meet this urgent need for a cash in-'
come, enabling: the farmer to pro-j
coed, in so far as current expenses,
are concerned, upon a cash basis and ;
it is being; recognized now as never j
before, that any practicable mean'?
whereby the farmer may relieve him-:
self of the necessity of going into j
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Though those who were close to j
him realized that his condition was j
serious, the news of the death of I
Judge Frank B. Gary of Abbeville,'
which occurred in Charleston on!
Thursday afternoon, came as a dis- j
tinct shock to the people of the state, !
who realize the less which South .Car
olina has sustained.
Of a family whose achievements j
are writ large upon the brightest j
pages of the South's history, Judge j
Gary was true to the noble heritage '
which was his, and :o the traditions
which have made South Carolina i
greatest among the states of the Am-1
ericah Union. Until the death ot
Judge Ernest Gary, he was one of |
three brothers adornnig the bench of j
South Carolina. Of the three, only :
Chief Justice Eugene B. Gary, of the
Supreme Court, survives.
Of marked legal ability, firm and '
conscientious in his rulings, ever [
seeking justice and the right as God ;
orr.vo it to him to see right and jus-j
* ? - - tice,
-and combining these character- I
istics with a judicial temperament
and a commanding physique and ap- i
pearance, he will rank among the
great judges in a long line which j
South Carolina has -given to the j
cause of jurisprudence. ;
As a man Jmlge Gary was modest
and unassuming, and almost of a re- ,
tiring disposition. It was my privi- j
lege to serrve directly under him in''
the courts for sonic time, Being re- j
appointed court stenographer by him j
for the Abbeville circuit, upon the'
death of Judge Klugh, and it was my
pleasure and honor to have-' been intimately
associated with him in this
capacity. He w^s always kindly and
considerate, and no matter how trying
the session of a tedious court
might be, every one connected with
its proceedings was always sure of j
that gentle courtesy from him which j.
was as unfailnig as the justice which j
he meted out. ~ - ,j
A jnan of high character, a great j
judge, a Southern gentleman, un
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afraid, nis acain is a distinct. iuos i
ths oench, arid has brought *a deep !
sorrow to the thousands of his j
friends who admired and esteemed
him for the sterling qualities of mind
?* 1 j
and of heart whcih were his. . I
Jr.o. K. A. !
JAMES .P. WILSON
James P. Wilson, who aieu at uie;
residence of Dr. T. W. Smith on November
SOth, was born in Lexington
county near Peak on April 15th, !
1878. He was buried in the Wilson !
cemetery near Caper's Chapel church, J
20 miles from Newberry. The ser- i
vices were held at the grave by his |
pastor, Pr. Freed, assisted .by Dr. A.:
J. Bowers who buried James P. Wil-!
son's mother 28 years ago. He left.
homo when 18 years of age and en- j
l -Prw C fir. Tj. Till- i
road company at Little Mountain. He j
was the first telegraph operator at J
. that place. After about three years (
service there he went to Newberry j
where he served up to the time of his
He was a Free Mason, and Shrir.er!
and belonged to Amity Lodge No. 87.!
The last service at the grave was j
performed by tne Jiasomc oruur. j
Eis near relatives are his father, j
W. M. Wilson of Peak, and step-mo-j
ther; ??Irs. J. D. Kinard of Johnston;,1
B. E. Wilson, Clinton, and G. M. j
Wilson of Elkhorn City, Ky.
debt for supplies upon which to go j
while making a crop is of importance.
"Tho -fppfiino" of skim milk to poul-!
try of the right kind should enable j
the farmi-r -to supplement his income,
from the sale cf cream with cash re- j
ccived for poultry and eggs. Skim .
milk i.i a most excellent feed for;
brood sows and pigs, and a farmer
keeping a few cows with a constant j
nf milk 0:1 hand will find ,
much easier to produce, at least'
meat enough for his home ne3ds. In
f&c-t, the cream dairying, poultry and .
hogs program in connection with cot- j
ton is most prnciicable and will mean !
prospeiity for those formers who;
adopt this farming policy.
"The keeping of cows will result,
in an incidental and constant im-i
provement in our soils which will j
-r mil! shotv
prove t>i cummin.i > ir ~? ?
up in increased production and J
greater margins oif profits upon our
main cash crops each year."?Sou
itnern Railway Market Bulletin.
WILSON TO QUIT
PRACTICE OF LAW
"Turning Energies Once More to i
Subjocts Which Have Long
New York, Dec. 12.?Bainbridge
Colby, secretary of state in President,
Wilson's cabinet, announced today
that his law partnership with the
former president would terminate
December 31, at the expiration of
their copartnership agreement. The !
announcement was made from the
local offices cf Wilson & Colby.
Beyond saying that the former'
president ''is turning his energies
once more to subjects which have!
long invited him," Mr.' Colby made no
1 j r itTM ? 1 :
statement as 10 Mr. vvnson s piaus
for the future.
It was announced that Mr. Colby :
would continue the practice of law in
"As a result of the steady gain in
Mr. Wilson's health during the last
few months," Mr. Colby said, "which
hn<? nopn sn p-rar.ifvinc to his friends.
he is turnnig his energies once more ,
to subjects that have long invited him i
and the importance of which can not
:e overestimated." i
Termination of the professional relationship
with Mr. Wiison was with
the keenest regret, he said, adding:
"Mr. Wilson's disciplined power
and effectiveness as a lawyer have
been a veritable'revelation, considering
the long interruption of his ac- i
tive work at the. bar. He has taken
a most active interest in the work of
+ Viti a rwl Vi i o cVinTun tV.n comp
fectiveness that he displayed in every
field into wh.rh he turned his energies.
"Our relations are of the most cordial
character imaginable, as they
have always been."
Washington, Dec. 12.?Bainbridge
Colby's announcement of the termination
of his law partnership with
Woodrow Wilson is no surprise to
Washington and' is regarded as an
added evidence that the former president
is .again turning his attention to
politics, ;paricularly the fortunes of
the Democratic party in 1924.
What'degree of leadership Mr.
Wilson siay expect to assume in his
party improbably known only to himself
at iiiis time and it is doubtful
o 7rm~. Tr.UT wliA ?i p."* r.llTYl hprpd
among Wis confidants can venture to
speak with any authority on the subject.
Since the whole question of the
former /president's political activities
depends largely upon the condition
of his health it may be said that his
physical condition is virtually the
same as it was a year ago and that
recent callers report his- mind as ac
tive as it ever was.
When he left the White House in
far worse physical condition than he
is today, it was Mr. Wilson's intention
to remain apart from politics.
But as the recent campaign drew
near he yielded to the sugg^tions of
those close about him and took some ,
part by wxy of writing letters which
were introduced into the campaign in
vrrious states . At the same time Mr. j
Wilson rene\ved his activity in inter- J
national affairs and began keeping j
himself closely advised on developments
in Europe. i
Various conjectures are advanced
in political circles as to how prominent
a part Mr. Wilson may take in
the campaign of 192-1. Ilis intentions
are undoubtedly known only to
himself although it is known that he
is bciiife urged to take a prominent
part and that his more favorcjle physical
condition is being urged upon
him as one reason why he should. The
fact that Mr. Wilson has been doing
a little better than holding his awn
physically, however, has led to exaggerated
reports that he has been
walking about the streets of Wash
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ir.^ton unassisted and tna: nis uisauiiity
has almc-t entirely disappeared.
Although it can be stated that the
former president's physical condition
is better now than it was the day he
left the White House he stills finds it
necessary to place a limitaton upon
tno time he devotes to callers and
letter writing and devotes the greater
part of his time to rest and recreation.
The reporter is trying to get back
to work, but he went to bed sick with
his note book well in hand; the items,
however, are out of date and we can
not catch up; will have to "begin over
I'POSSUM AND CHICKEN |
SUPPER AT UNION SCHOOL '
The public is cordially invited by j
the ladies of Union school to attend
a 'possum and chicken supper on ,
Friday nigh:, the 15th, at 6 o'clock.'
If you don't know that our good
ladies of Union are the very best J
cooks, just come and see. Proving 1
the pudding is chewing the sack. A
cake walk will be on for the pleasure !
of the young.
EVANS TO APPEAL
HARRISON CASE !
Will Go to State Sucreme Court
Again?Make Effort to Set Aside j
Judge Mauldin's Refusal
The State, 13. j
An appeal will be taken from :he
refusal of Judge Mauldin to grant a
writ of inquiry in order that Ira Harrison
might be examined as to his
sanity and this will automatically
JV_ 1 O.
siay me aeatn sentence ctgiuiiso xx??i.riron,
according to B. E. Evans, attorney
for the condemned man.
Mr. Evans said yesterday he would
appeal to the state supreme court and
have the case reviewed as to the refusal
of Judge Maul din to grant an
order directing that Harrison be ex- '
amined. This appeal is allowed by
law and will prevent the death sentence
from being inflicted, Mr. Evans
The attorney said he could appeal
on a number of grounds, from the
refusal to grant a writ of inquiry and
the nnai judgment.
Yesterday his client, Harrison, lay
upon his cot in the penitentiary hospital
seemingly lost to all actions
about him. When seen in the af> .noon
Harrison was absolutely st 1,
with the exception of regular breaching.
Attaches in the hospital and prisoners
said Harrison had not moved
during the day. However, it was said
by some that he had talked a little
since he was returned.
NO FEDERAL QUESTION
IN CASE OF JEFFORDS
Washington, Dec. 12.?All that remains
for Frank M. Jeffords to do is
to die. William H. Taft, chief justice
of the supreme court, declared
today that in the Jelfords case no federal
question was involved.
The chief justice took the case under
advisement Sunday afternoon following
an argument and a filing o? a
brief by Jeffords' attorney, Jesse B.
Adams of Washington.
Mr. Adams attempted to make the
point that Jeffords had not had a fair
and impartial trial in the sense that
the constitution of the United States
guarantees such a trial to all defend- I
ants. As previously reported Mr.
Adams had little hope of convincing
the chief justice that the supreme !
court should take cognizance of the
situation, bat made me attempt m u
jinal \ffort to savs his elicnt.
PUBLIC MEETING OF
THE LUTHER LEAGUE
j The Luther league of the Church
of the Redeemer will hold a public
I scrvice at the hour of evening worship,
7:30, next Sunday evening, December
17, to which the public is cordially
invited. There will be a read
ing by Miss Mary Alice Hipp, a selection
by the Newberry college orj
chestra, which will assist with the mu:
sic throughout the seryice, 1 song .by
;a male quartette of college students,
and an address by the Rev. Tho?. F.
Suber. Mr. Suber is a former president
of the Luther League of South
Carolina and an able speaker. The
el' /ice will be led by Mr. Everett
EnlorLainmcRt at Lortrj Lane
| There v/ill be i Christmas exercise
at Long Lane school house Thursday
night, Dec-ember 21s:. The exercise
-- o t?-)_
will begin prompuy o u
mediately after the program the la!
dies of the Improvement association
will serve you with light refreshments.
Make yuor plans to be present.
i Mrs. William Moran of Sumter
| stopped over in Newberry bst week
for a couple days with her aunt, Mrs.
; Bruce, to take a look at the scenes
of her childhood days. She is a
! daughter of the late H. C. Moses ar.d
VanrKa;.?,r wojlp V)Pr T)ai'
i V?ii5 UUin - .J iU n iij ?' ar_erts
vrero residents of the town.
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MISS CARRIE GRENEKER <S>
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The passing of Miss Carrie Greneker
closed an earthly journey whose
pathway was strewn with the blossoms
of uselfishness and devotion. A
woman of nqble Christian character,
of fine intelligence, of rare fortitude,
her memory will linger sweetly witft j
those whose privilege it was to know j
her, and "among all the faces in the :
long picture gallery of our past there !
are few over which the light falls ;
with such soft and peaceful beauty j
as that of our departed friend."
Gentle and unassuming, but j
strong in all that goes to the making i
of true womanhood, she exemplified j
in her daily life the traditions of the j
old South, which nourished an integ- !'
"It-" ?> >1 rJ o n^kilifrrr onniKirorl witVl Jl
1 ivy chilli C4 iiwjr vvmwiivu *????* ?
chivalry the like of which the world j
had never seen before, and which it j1
wili probably not see again. Womanly ;
graces and refinement were happily ;i
blended with a mind which was deep ;
and crystal clear. Her friends were
those who knew her, and without ef- !
.for: she followed the admonition of
the great poet: . ;
"The friends thou hast and their :
adoption tried, > ';
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops ]
In Rosemont, hallowed with sacred \
memories for all whose lives have
deeply touched the city of Newberry. ;
all :hat wis mortal of her rests in ".he
- i 11 2 i
final pcace, out trom tne iana oeyoau i
the shadows, where her spirit greets ;
a sunrise tinting with gold a sapphire sky,
the inspiration ,of her life is j
borne back to those who knew aer i
here. And methinks her petition to i:
the Great Throne is that those who ! ]
mourn that she is removed from them should
find surcease of%orrow in the .
knowledge that a life sweetly and <
nobly spent has found fruition where |
there is boundless Doace and eternal I
And to .the devotee! brother, with ,
whom she made her home, and whose )
love for him and his for her was as <
sweet as mother love, her spirit voice j]
is wafted back alor.? the currents of j.]
memory, .hcseeehing that the shadow :<
of grief may bo'iiftad from him, and ;
tha. he may r>atinue, not in sorrow, ;<
but in an unfaltering faith, along the ! .;
pathway which heretofore they have j ]
trod together. "For these are not
the wishes a common world would j
give, but the pleading that shall al- j i
ways be for you; tha: shall amae dv j
ycu at every corner of your life that <
w<iits. And even ilong the straight:, 1
glad-wide stretches of your days snail i
jit be above you; in the dark and ;
j drearied days of shadows, that, may- <
j hap, shall corns again, shall it hold <
; out its hands for you, and as its re- j
ward shall ask that you be stayed; <
that you be upheld by God's eternal :
arms; that life's rough stepping, ;
stones be gentle for you; and if the !
j dark mast come, that still above the i
shadows, will linger God's v/hite '
i thought t or you to ligm int.- ucu^u.
j Jno. K. Aull.
TWENTY PERSONS INJURED
WHEN TRAINS CRASH !
! ? A
Charleston, Dec. f).?I. R. Eciwr.rds ;
of Sumter died in a local hospital several
hours after the wreck. The hos-!'
pital officials i;aid 18 others ttefe injured
seriously enough for treat- ;
m?nt, including W. A. Williams of;
Charleston, Dec. 9.?Twenty per-;
sons were injured, two seriousiy,'
i when a second section train No. 80 of ,
| the Atlantic Coast Line crashed into r
the rear of train No. 52 at Hanahan
station, 12 miles from here. i
G?or.^e Scruggs of Greenville, mail >
clerk, and Ike Edwards of Sumter, a j
; which had stoppea on aa-uum ui ?,
' hot box. A relief was sent to the j
scenc. Doctors proceeded by auto-1
The second section, Xo. 80, consisted
of bags age and express cars, j
the passenger section leaving sever.il i
hours earlier, hit the steel Pullman
which tore into the coach cf the local
traveling man, v. ere stKuu.-ij .?
The injured were brought to the hos-;
The collision occurred in a fog that
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obscured i:ie signais sei Dy j
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GREAT MERCHANT DEAD
AT PHILADELPHIA HOME
John Wanamaker Dies in Early
Morning?Not in Good Health
For a Year
Philadelphia, Dec. 12.?Funeral
services for John Wnaamaher, internationally
famous merchant and former
postmaster general, who died today
will .be held Thursday,-:afternoon
at 2 o'clock ill Bethany Pr?3byterian
nVmrr-h. in a neighborhood
once prosperous but no longer jwjggestive
of either beauty
In that edifice, which lonfdjM befln
known familiarly both by^liosie who
worshipped there and othem^ddflfthn
Wanamaker's church" thj^SjBjKpf
the merchant prince will ne in ltfte
Thursday from 10 o'clock Bttttl nfioi
The interment will be ygvate in the
family vault in the pictu^Mfl$ly
fPmpt.Arv of St. James the Less.
The Rev. A. Gordon MpcL*Jinan,
pastor of Bethany cKur'cE,' wift conduct
services both in the church and
at the vault. '
Mr. Wanamaker, who was in his
85th year, had preserved himself in
a remarkable manner, hjs active
ticipation up until a few mo&j3l&,ag*>
in affairs civic, political, industrial
and religious, having been regarded m
as almost without parallel. Although fl
he had not been in his *
health in the last year, Mr. Wapamaier
was identified prominently with
fee movement to celebarte the j^pth
:nniversary of the signing of the
n.^iamHnn of Independence with a
world exposition in J926, he having . ;
been a leader in the exposition in
1876 which marked the 100th anniversary
of that same historic event.
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The death of the great merchant
came at 8 a. m. the hoar which for
more than half a century saw him at ^
his placc of business. The Wannanraker
stores in Philadelphia and
New York were closed immediately %j
and will remain so until after the fu-- '4
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Expression of Regret
3ien prominent in all lines of en- M
aeavor joined in expressions of regret
at the passing of rfr. Wanamak- 3
and the tributes came from the
high, the low, the rich and the poor,
business associates and business riv- *
ais. President Harding, Governor
Sproul, Cardinal Dougherty, Gov.:lect
GifTord Pinchot and others prominent
in the official and religiods
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life of the country paia persuuai *
:utes to his life, as did many others
?vho came into contact with.hi? manifold
activities. ; Jj
Philadelphia's public schools will be *
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the funeral in memory of Mr. Wanamaker
who, as chairman of the fin- ''J
ance committee of the board of eda?
:ation did much in building up the
educational system of the city. F
the first time-in the histcny of ;the
city, the flags on municiparbuiMfiifcS
rest at half mast in honor of a man
who did not hold high, public .offiee.
A wedding of much interest to the 1
friends of the young couple took
place last Saturday evening, Ncveto- .
ber 25, at seven o'clock, when Miss
Myrtis Vi&Jiolin was married tc? Mr.
Marion S. Wylie of Columbia, S. C.
The dSfcmtny was impreaaitfcly
performed by Dr. Siler, pastor of the .
MethodisU?tflj)afith and was witneastd
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only by near relatives. The brijde is
the daugiifer of Mr. and Ma jtttgh I
E. Bolin ^W&ndersonville, fbttfliifly fl
of Ora nge^g, S. C., and is a yotihg I
woman oi ^jjusual charm 4hd hai a I
host of warm friends. She was at- I
ti actively attlrfed in a handsoriie tai- ;JS
lored suit of gray panvalaine with I
hat and accessories to match. The I
groom is a salesman of Hit firm oi
the Fied Fear Match company of 1
New York, covering the states of
Kentucky and Tennessee in the inter- B
est of his firrm and is a most success
ful and genial "knight of- the grip." M
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley left immediate- I
Iy after :he ceremony for Knoxville, 8
Tenn., where they will be located per- q
On Monday evening, Dec. 11, Miss
Ruby Cook of Prosperity anpl Mr.
Arthur j. Livingston of Newberry
were married at the St. Paul's par- Bj
sonage, the Rev. S. P. Koon officiat- ml
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