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Beaufort. The Beaufort farmers are
I busy shipping lettuce and ro
maine. Last week 130 cars of lettuce
moved from Beaut-ort.
Wise post. Aiuerlcau Legion. of Bates
burg was (ormally organized by the
electioa uf officers.
Daregin.-TheRocheater. N. Y..
W*Vnariopa; baseball team has ar
tved. anager StallUngs has at pres
et more than 30 mten here. The team
will (eamain here for thre wee%s.
laurens.-TSity-Ridge seho01. five
oles west of the city had ivi closin ;
qrcises with an all day pienie and
Ust'er egg hunt. The te.:m of this
echool this year was , for sevea
Clemson College.-In a fast ten in.
aing game here -the Clemava Tigers
tat to the University -of Georgia by
The score of 2 to 1. Both teams play
%d tight ball and the game was excit
0g all the way through.
Richard "Feetie" Fogle. young ne
gro, was electrocuted at the state pen
tentiary paying the death penalty for
t haurder of a young whie man, Earl
Wadford, at Lone Star, Calhoun coun
tr In January.
Charleston. - President Harding
- was. by unanimous rising vote elected
a* honorary member of the South
trolina commandery No. 1, Knights
ftmplar. The, local body was Insti
twte4 in 1780 and is the oldest order
9t knighthood in the western henia
Anderso.-Tourists cars passing
through thin city were counted by an
Waerested party, and there were 54.
Ihey were all going in the one direo
aonp baek North. Some of the cars
Tore the license tags of ConnectiUent,
Michigan, Washington, D. C., Indiana,
and Ohio, while there were many
from nearer home.
Vancluse.-R. L. Ledbetter was ap.
pointed magistrate for Vaucluse, Ai
jAn county, as provided for by the
f at 1921. The appointment was
ade by the governor.
WWruff.-H. L. Ferguson was ap
etated by the governor to be -a mem
bwr of the board of assesors for the
own of Wobdruff; Spar.40u;g coun
, vice -S. M. Kigore, delnd.
Chaileston.-CharlesJ.. Hefrom. was
oppoAted to be a member of the
tard of assessors for Ward 7, Char
bkton, by the- governor, succeeding
f. R Bruns..who has moved from the
Greenville.-Mrs. Lena Cox lost out
* the race for judge of probate of
fiekens county by the close. margin
et Eght votes, according to unofdecial
Fi*rence. - Judge Memminger in
general sessions'-court overruled the
motion of Attorney A. L. King for a
etinuance of the case of Edmund
Greenwood.-A. C. Jordan died in a
beak hospital from pistol wounds at
the- hand. of Joe Klught in a difficulty1
*etween the two at Blakesdale about I
two miDes north of Greeinwood.
Newberry. -- Newberry is. in the1
ldst of an expansion .campaign for 1
e lceel chamber of comerce, the 1
ap.ign being under the guidance of
e American City burea,u with W. C. I
Ewing, manager, and B. I. Carter, pub- t
Greenville.-At .its regular meeting ,a
atty council received petitions for or
Miaces prohibiting the "shimmy.' e
"aenml walk," "antickle toe" and oth- t
w so-alled suggestive dances in pub- t
Me dance halls. Action was'reserved i
gending an investigation.
Rock Hill.-The acreage reduction
and fertilizer reduction in many of
mue cotton growing states is evidenced
sy reports of surveys made in Georgia
sad North Carolina, similar to the
gveyv made in this state. The acre
we reduction in this state was esti- c4
'sated at 37.6 per cent. b
Abbeville.-JUdge W. C. Benet, a
mner resident and -father of Christie
geet .of .Columbia, has accepted anN
itat'lon to address the graduates of
. Me high school at their commence
gent exercises. whieh will be held ond
Way 27- Ih
Manning-The verdict handed out
gainst the prohibition violators by t
* dge Pourifoy are under supnso G
' b-good behavior and that they never
.', engage in the liquor business,
het if they should be caught the sue
gended- iime goes into effect. t
~amberg.-fapt. L. Mi. Fisher, - n
der whose supervision the work of
meuacaia control was carried on it ;
Bamberg rast year, was in the city
.and made an inspection of the work
erme, with a view to necessary work
Derrington.-The building for the
airy and cattle show is. being put inj
sondition and the entries of show a'b
tie are coming in good nnbers. The b
dalry and cattle show pronlises to su
... an shm of its kind saId in th
Telephones Iate Raised.
rates in Iji exchanges of the
Southern Bell Telephone company in
South Carolina will be increased &]p'
proximately 20.72 per cent in accord
ance with the terms of an order is
sued by the state railroad commis
sion agreeing to the company's pro
posed rate schedule. The various in
creases go into effect April 1.
The Southern Bell Telephone com
pany fIed its petition for a rate re
vision in South CaroJina with the
commission last October, the in
creases asked aggregating a general
raise of approximately 25 per cent.
The commission, after numerous
hearings and an exhaustive study of
the documentary evidence submitted.
approved the company's proposed
rate revision schedule with only two
exceptions. The proposed increase
for farmers' lines and farmers' ex
change service was denied as was al
so the elimination of free interea
change service between towns, the ex
changes in hich are less than three
miles aparL. Charges were authorized
however, for this interchange service
between towns more than three miles
apart, practically substituting for this
free exchange service the long dis
tance service now employed In com
munication between the great major
ity of towns in and beyond the bor
ders of the.state.
New County Projected.
Dr. W. E. Williams of McBee, Ches
terfield county, has written letters to
the attorney general's office asking
for facts about the necessary area,
population, property and other items
in forming a new county with a view
to getting up te- neCessary ,petition
for a new county. it is said. The let
ters asked the -attorney general for
numerous details about the new coun
the section in and around IeBee is
seeking to form a new county and to
quit Chesterfield, according to infor
mation here. this having been at
tempted once before, failing.
Successer to Mcswaln.
A number at men are being suggest
ed as possible puccessors to W. A.
MeSwain, insurance commissioner,
who has tendered his resignation to
Governor Cooper. Several applica
tions liave already been received at
the governor's office.
Among' those being mentioned are:
John J..McMahan of Columbia, C. S.
Lucas st Florence, R. W. Davis of
Fountain Inn, W. T. Moore of Lan
rens and others. Several men. have
written' the governor asking for in
fon6ation -and asking that they be
given a hearing before the place Is
EntenWlon Aid for Schiele Paid.
The offce of- state superintendent
of education completed this week the
payment - of term extension aid to
the- public schools. Disbursements I
tmounted to $53,902 to 562 districts
a 44 counties. Warrants on the comp
roller general were mailed to the re
pective eounty treasurers showing
he speelfie amount to be credited to
maeh term extension district. The
oney Is to be 'used exclusively for (
bachers' salaries, according to a,
tatement given by the superintend- a
Bodis eof Here 'Dead Arrive. q
A number of -bodies of the South's
ero dead arriving In Columbia, es- ~
orted by Camp Jackson soldiers; will
e earried to their former homes
roughout South Carolina and ad
cent states. Came Jackson, under I
e' plans of the war deparunent, has
en' desiggated~ Es the distributing v
aiont for thia 'section, the bodies of
e eountry's overseas dead being es
rted to Columbia from New York to
e carried from Camp Jackson to
eir final resting place in their heme
ine Stills are Captured.
Federal revenue 'agents woi-king out t
fColumbia made the banner haul of
he year so far during last wok when s
ey captured nine stills, one eutomo- h
ile. a number of fermenters and de- .
royed over 4,000 gallons of beer and i
rested several violators of the .pro
bition laws, all in Sumter county. ai
arry Foster, Special Judge.
Governor Cooper has appointed J. C
.rryr Foster of Rock Hill. as judge te
preside over the special term of
~urt for the Tenth judicial circuit to
held at Anderson.
nammnent at Mt. Pleasent. h
Inspection of all the South Carolina rI
ttional Guard units will be com M
oted at Union. this being the last
tt to be given official inspection g
iring the past ten days. Inspection PC
s been in progress-since March 14 rO
Ith Major B. F. Ristine, inspector
strctor of the North Carolina Na- he
nal Guard, in charge and Brigadier
neral Moore. the adjutant general
South Carolina. and Major F. W.
South Carolina's regiment of infan
is yet incomplete. m
e Thousand Sehools Aided.F
he office of state superintendent
education h,as just completed the
yenta of rural graded school aid
- the scholastic year 1920-21.
ounting to $273,900 to 1,008 schools hi
46 counties. The record of these g
ools makes a story of significant;
cational growth and notable ao
plishment. Consolidation, better
i1dings. an enlarged teaching corps,~
ter organization and classroom in- a
ciue. a fuller enroliment and Pt
ro regular attendanoe are the ways
i ..- ene this vwet
NEWS LETTER FROM
(Continued from page one)
spent in the woods.
The Sunbeam band of the Baptist
Lhurch gave a splendid program at
the Sunday school hour Snuday morn.
'ng. The program was as follows:
Scripture lesson, Lk. 24:1-10-by
Miss Minnie Fields.
"Easter Greetings"- Misses Myr
tie Morton, Cassie Lee Knight, Ger.
trude Crawford, Jennie Ivey, Annie
Bell Fields, Agnes Mitchem, Edna
Branham, Mary Ivey, Laura Mae
Black, Ada Fields, Lottie Mae Mor.
an, Vida Mitchem, and Messrs J. D.
Lokey, Willie Inlaw, Robert Knight.
Song by Junior Choir-"Love Lif.
"Love"-by Mary Dri-gers.
"Easter Morning,"-by Mary Lo
key and Pauline Wilson.
"I'm Small, I Know"-by Hazel
"An Easter Recitation"-by Julia
"Peace"-by Mae Dove.
Song, "Jesus Loves Me"-Junior
"Easter Missionary"-Cleo Knight,
Viola Gruber, Lillian Stewart, Paul
Wilson, Odell Black and Ben Sen
Robinston. Annie Belle Fields, Min.
nie Fields, Corinne Melton, Irma
Windham, John Inlaw, Haskell
"Christ is King"-Dollie Branham.
Song, "Jesus Bids Us Shine"
The 13:ptist church was crowded
Sunda' evening to hear the pastor
speak on the subject, "The Liv'i%
Chris' After the sermon the .ol
lowim. v the ordinhnee f -Ivp
tism: M:s. Clayton Conycrs Mils
aura .1ay Black, Miss Ma-l.ers,
Ddell Blacle and Mr. Ed Mr-ek.
The Union service of all the ch-rch
s which was fostponed from Easter
sunday evening will be held in the
ual Sunday evening at 7:30. Rev.
'eorge C. Gibson will preach the
ermon. Let us make this another
reat occasion for the glory of God.
'he people of the village should unite
nd fill the ball on this evening.
Rev, R. F. Revis sustained an un.
ortunate loss Tuesday when his fine
Rev. D. A. gwiiord preached at 3
alem on Sunda, March 27th. V
Misses Valeria Blair and Nelle I
folcombe spent the week-end with
frs. C. M. Ladd.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Turner wor.
hipped at Salein Sunday. .
Mr. and Mms. Wade Aiken spent
aster with Mr. and Mrs. J. W.S
Miss Kittie Kirkpatrick is spending
while with her sister, Mrs. Edgar
Miss Belle Crawford, of Columbia, j
pent Easter at home.C
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Edrington spent'
mday with Mr. and Mrs. Crawford. F
Mr. JTohn Albert tadd and a friend d.
rom Charleston. spent Easter with
rr. and Mrs. C. M. Ladd, t
Mrs. Tom Aiken is spending the d:
'aek with bliss Corinne Aiken.
Mrs. M1. B, Martin has been on aj.
sit to Spartanburg to see her sis-. b
r, Mrs. dharlie Sims.
Little Miss Emma Jean ClowneyS
ent Friday with Little Miss Mary ~
ess Ladd. ,i
Most of our young folks motored :
Winnsboro Saturday afternoon. C<
The little tots of Mrs. C. M. Ladd's ,
nday school class enjoyed an eggj bc
t at Salem church Friday even- .p
Misses Genie Aiken, of Cross Hill. T1
id Lois Aiken, of Columbia, have re
n home recently. te:
Messrs Berry Mar'tin and Ernest on
awford were in Blairs Sunday e'f-. ar1
Several people from the neighbor
d went to Columbia on last Mon.. r
r evening to hear Dr. E. Y.
ollens. It was a treat to hear this
eat man tell of conditions andJ op..
rtunities in the count ries~ of Eu. in
Ms. Vivian Tei:er c.ent Easter atit
Mr. and Mrs. F. H, McEachern, H.vi
Glenn and Walker Chappell vis-o
d Colrpbia last Wednesday.
Mr. James Perry was in the comn.
mnity last Sunday.
Glenn McMeekin was at home fortC
That arings Him to rime.
n Tunacins satys a womanI can al- a
s make a man fond of his work or of
oe by thre:; at to ma ke him
hop;iing -with her. H
MATO PLANTS for sale--Prim. fol
ner, Pnderosa, Stone. Ten cents ,ric
dozen, three dozen for a quarter. than
FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEWS AS
TOLD BY CORRESPONDENTS
(Continued from page one.)
Mrs. J. C. Pickett, who has been
visiting relatives and friends in this
section, has returned to her home in
Captain W. J. Johnson, of Ridge
way ,was in Longtown durin-.4 the
Miss Louise Harrison, who is at
tending Anderson College, spent the
Easter holidays with her parents, Mr.
and'Mrs. Jas. L. Harrison.
Mr. D. G. Smith has returned to
Longtown and is staying with his
son, Mr. R. B. Smith. We are high
ly nleased to welcome him back in our
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. R,it-, Jr. of
Ridgeway, were recent gues[s of Mrs.
Ruff's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John P.
Mr. Tom Peay, of Ridgewa., w0s
in Lonztown Monday,
Mr. Eugene Dixon. who has -been
quite ill, is better now, much to the
delitht of his many friends.
Mr. Harold Douglass, of near
Winnsboro. who is traveling sales
man for the J. R. Watkins products.
was in this section during the past
The Longtown graded school' is
progressing nicely under the able
management of Miss Broadwater and
Mrs. George E. Moore.
Dr. Ben team, of Ridgeway, was in
Mr. H. D. Crosswell spent a while;
it Bishopville during the past fort
Mr. and Mi7s. Riley Stewart and
hildren and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
tewart, of Ridgeway, and Mrs. Tay.
or, of Columbia, spent Sunday with
elatives in the community.
Mr. J. M. Tidwell spent a 'while in
,olumbia last week.
Mrs. W. B. Kennedy, of Ridge
ray, has been on a visit to relatives
n tower Lonetown.
We are highly gratified to note the
ronderful improvement made, in The
iews and Herald lately. - We enjoy
eading the letters from your corres-i
ondents very much indeed, and hope
rou will secure a correspondent from
ach section who will send you the
iews regularly, as we think that the
tem from the various sections of
1e county 'is what constitutes a good
ounty paper. Mr. Editor, we wish
ou mucl success in your laudable
dertaking to make The News .and
erald one of the best papers in the
Mr. R. A. Rabon has been unwell
>r some time. We wish for him a
eedy and complete recovery.
Mr. George E. Moore spent a while
The rchildren of the community en.
yed two Easter egg hunts last week.
n Friday' afternoon Mrs. L. M. Blair
as their hostess, and Mrs. W. B.
earson entertained* them on Satur-.
Mr. and Mrs.R. F. Adair, of Clin
n, have been here o~n a visit to their
ughter, Mrs. L. S. Henderson. 3
Mr and,Mrs. W. H. Long and Mrs. a
D. Blair were visitors in Winns. J
ro on Tuesday.
Rev. D. A. Swicord, of Columbia
nninary and Sergeant Lloyd of 5
imp Jackson were week-.end guests ~
the h2ome of Mrs. J. D). Blair.
Mr. F. F. Sober was a visitor in 1:
lumbia on Monday,
Mr. J. W. Edrington, of Winns-.
pro, was a visitor to his family the r
Messs. F. F. Suber, Richard and
omas Wilkes, Andrew and Law-.
nce Blair and Fitz Rutherford at..
nded a dance in Newberry county
Thursday evening. They report
Mr. J. D. Tidmarsh, of Whitmire,
id a flying visit tc relatives here
Misses Nelle Holeombe and Vale..
,Blair were week-end guests of
s. C. M. Ladd, of Salem commun.
Mr. J. R. Ragsdale was a visitor
Union on Saturday.
Mr David Edrington was a vis-.
*r in Columbis, on Monday.
Ifr. A. H. McWhirter, of Green..
le, was a week-end guest in the
e of Mr. L. M. Blair.
'hree members of our communit.
ye blen very ill the past week:
. J. N. Fee and oldest daughter,
th~rine, and little John Rhett
azier. We are glad to say they all
bfrs. Richmond, of Winnsboro, we
ruest for the week.end in the home
Mrs. L. S..,Henderson.
Iiss Alberta Wilkes, of Chester
h School, was home for the past
ek-end. She was hostess to the
lowing guests: Misses Kirkpat-.
k and Huff of Chester, Miss Ber
Mae Blair of Blairs, Messrs
~ o.ard G...nt and a me Crowder
Miss Emmee Rabb was a week-end
guest in the home of her sister, Mrs.
W. S. Blair.
Miss Alberta Hardin, of Chester,
spent the week-end with Miss Mar.
garet Sterling, of Avon.
Miss Simpson, of Avon, spent the
past week with her parents at Rod
Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Lewis enter
tained the young people of the com
munity on last Saturday night.
Miss Cornie - Harrelson, of Tabor,
N. C., spent the past week-end with
Miss Rebeccs Lewis at Woodward.
Messrs Burr and Lunce Lewis
were visitors at Woodward Sunday.
Miss Mary Lewis and the Misses
Williams, of Limestone College,
spent the week-end with Miss Lew
Mis Cornie Harrelson and Miss
Rebecca Lewis motored to Chester
Miss Sadie Wagers spent Easter
with her parents. at Blackstock.
Mis Bonnie, of Columbia College,
spent Easter at home.
Mrs. R. A. and Miss Janette Pat
rick entertained the: Ladies' Mission
ary Society one evening last week
at their home. After the business
meeting a salad course with ice tca
Mis Barbara Grier spent the Eas.
ter season with her home 9eople in
Mr. and Mrs. Henry White, of
Chester, and their sister, Mrs.- Prue
igon, of Anderson, spent a few days
with friends in White Oak.
Mr. F. E. Grier, of Rock Hill, spent
the week-end with his sister.
Miss Mary and Miss Viola Bank
head spent Saturday in Winnsboro
White Oak was saddened last week
by two serious acciden1s. - Margaret
Bailey, while swinging 'on the mer..
ry.go-iound at school. fell and broke
her leg. Mr. Joe Woodward was
aught in the gears and dragged by
, runaway mule, suffering injuries
rhieh caused his death.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boulware en.
tertained a number of their friends
it a delightful p last week.
People -are farming around
fbite Oak. acreage is being
-t-ao is tb. * .
Farming is the order of the day
n Bethel community at this 4ime*
a tihe immediate community there
il be a considerable reduction' a
otton acreage. It would seem -that:,
ere will be the .full fifty per eent
eduction. No commercial fertiliser
carcelv at -all is being used. A few]
cres have been already planted~ to
The following young ladies were
ome for Easter: Miss Rebecca .Rob.i
nson, teaching at Ridge Spring; Miss
iian Leitner, student at .Columnbiai
~ollege; Misses Helen Robinson and
~arah Brooks, students at Landeri
aollege; Miss Margarite Robinsonr.s
udent at Winthrop College. Miss I
~inard, of Columbia, also was out -toi
e relatives last week.
Misses Zelene and Allie 'May Mann ,3
pent Easter with their mother, Mrs.
ula Mann. -.A
Mr. Fred DpBard, of 9olumbia, 1
aid the commulnity a little visit lastc
reek. - a
A beautiful Easter program .wasr
ndered at Bethel church Sunday af.. e
BOLL COTTON SE~
1 bushel for 2 of any
'2 bushels for 1 of
.Will trade for corn
Or will sell for ai
These seed are tw yrea
ternoon at Sunday school hour. r
following took part, very creditaMy*
Nell Brooks, Albert 'd Ma
by. Nannie Lou Beckham, Mrs.
Brooks and Sarah Brooks; N
Lou Leitner, Hannah Leitner,
abeth Mann, Phenie Beckham,
Leitner and Lewie Mann.
Mrs. L. A. Harmon conducte&
Epworth League program
night. A- missionary program
Mrs. Sharp and James wnt
Columbia for Easter service
The entire community
with Mrs. C. H, Leitner inthe
of her mother who died in
ville, Fla., last week. Mr. an
C. H. Leitner attended the
There was service at
Church Sunday .morning.
Mr. Bud Trapp has been 0.
well recently, but, is i
Capt. T. C. Whitworth,
lescing from an attack d
Col. H. H. Hinnant,
Hamilton and Congreman
went "shadding" last &
Edisto. They report a
Dr. and Mrs. HamZWa
B. C. Bye and Miss Louise
were in the commrmity
Miss Clements visited, tL
here on Monday. I
The teachers gave.
will meet SaturdaY
Rev. Mr. Lyons
and'their friend paid xi
parsonage last week -
Mr. and Mrs. Ciau4
two children, of
ing a few days with
S. P. Johnston.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E-,-I
bia, are visiting Mr
Messrs W. B. Pi
and oe lee have
skine College, ae
Easter holidays at.
ing Medames T.
issistd -by Misses
ick da Dowtin
ifee ream and.
o er cotton sei
kind of ps
rs from originator.
(PORTES . f