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THE HISTORY OF THE
MOUNT ZION SOCIETY (Continued from first page) -he might as well ask Means Davis to name his man at once. This high standard of scholarship has been continuously maintained since. A very large percentage of Mount Zion's pupils enter college and always stand hgh. To homeseekers realizing the great importance of educational advan tages and influences, Winnsboro should prove to be a most attractive community in which to locate. Here live a generous, high-minded people, who through fair and adverse for tune have kept for generations the light of knowledge brightly burning on Mount Zion hill and have tena ciously upheld the high ideals of their noble ancestors who so early turned their faces steadfastly to the light that purifies and elevates our humanity. Mount Zion Society. The Mount Zion Society was incor porated February 12, 1777, just be fore the opening of the war. It claims in the charter to be for the purpose of founding, endowing and supporting a public school in the dis trict of Camden for the education and instruction of youth. The constitu tion is prefaced by a quotation from Isaiah. "Arise, shine for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give un to them beauty or ashes the oil of joy for mourning.", This quotation most probably suggested the name. The first president was Col. John Winn, and the wardens, General Wil liam Strother and Capt. Robert El lison. In a few years the member ship ran up to 264 names. At this time a Mr. Humphreys taught school here. Perhaps before him as teach er was Henry Mire, who, a young man then, taught the Rock Spring acade my, somewhere in this vicinity. He lived three miles west of this place and on public occasions was a con spicuous and honored visitor to the village. When Charleston fell the school stopped for a while. Col. John Vanderborst and Richard Winn gave lands to the society. On reviving the school the plans of the society were enlarged and they proposed, at the suggestion of Thomas Harris Mc Caule, to found a college modeled after that of New Jersey. It was incorporated as a college in 1783, at the same time with simiiar institu tions in Charleston and Cambridge. The first class graduated in 1787. Dr.' Howe, in his history of the Pres byterian church in Carolina, has pre-. served a form of the original diploma in Latin. . The father of the late Maj. George Hunter, of Ridgeway, was a member of this class. For several years classes were graduated, numbers of whom became ministers. Out; of 23 ministers mentioned by Dr. How0 who helped to keep the flame of learning and piety alive in the dark days which followed the war, 13 are graduates of Mount Zion. The diploma referred to above has the name of Thomas Harris McCaule as president and John Winn and James Craig as trustees. The accommo dations at first were of the rudest *kind. A single log house for the col leg0 purposes and smaller log huts for th0 students who frequently pur.. sued their studies under the trees around the small, building. In 1787 the society began a larger building. sending up from Charleston oyster shells- to be burned for lime. But the country workmen did not understand the management of the lime and pre herred to make mortar with tar. The 'umber used was prepared with the broad axe and whipsaw, as the fine streams around had not yet been ap.. plied to turning saw mills. This col lege quickened the cause of education and drew to it students from such preparatory schools as Bullock Greek Academy (York) and Waxhaw in Lancaster. It was properly called "The College" for many years. MOST LAVISHLY BEAUTIFUL PRODUCTION EVER SCREENED Everyone knows the story of Cin -derella and the fairy godmother, and now all Winnsboro may see the sto ry pesented with the lavish beauty fr wihCecil B. DeMille is fa mous as a producer, when "Forbidden Fruit" comes to the Community The.. atre on May 27th. A story of a mismated marriage that was tested by the flame of for-.. bidden love. A beautiful, high souled woman tied to a brutal knave.I We are proud of the confidence doctors, druggists and the public have in 666 Chill and Fever Tonic. "Forbidden Fruit"-What is it? See it at the Community House Fri. FOR IM1POVEMENT Or HIGH SCHOOL ALL FOR A CONFI-gRENCE WA ISSUED RECENTLY BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT. INTEREST IN ROAD BVILDI Highway Commission Asked to Tal Over for Maintenance by the State The Newberry-Winnsboro Road. Columbia. The state department of educati has recently issued a call for a c ference of high school officials South Carolina, to be held at Wj throp college June 21, 22 and 23, t theme of the conference being "Sh South Carolina high school officie make an effort to realize the aim a objectives set forth by the comm sion of the national educational as! ciation on the reorganization of secc dary education?" The conference has as its aim t improvement of high schools in tl state, and the entire program is bu around the theme given above. Chairman Boulware of the Newbi ry highway commission and oth members of the commission were he in conference with state highway ficials in interest of getting the partment to take over the Newber Winnsboro road for state mainte ance. The commissioners also conferr about the erection of a bridge ov the Broad river between Newber and Fairfield. Union also being terested in this project. Pardon and Several Paroles. Governor Cooper granted executi clemency to nine prisoners. seven 1 ing paroles during good behavier, o a temporary parole and one a full p. don, among whom were: Solomon Lee, Kershaw county, w was convicted in the fall of 1915 manslaughter and sentenced to ser four years, was paroled during go behavier. Hammie Alexander, Kershaw cot ty, who was convicted in July, 19: of manslaughter and sentenced seven years, was paroled during go behavier. Leonard Alexander, Kershaw cot ty, who was convicted of manslaul ter in July, 1917, and sentenced seven years, was paroled during go behavier. Stevenson's Cotton Amendment. Washington, (Special).-Represf tative Stevenson of South Caroli ntroduced to the house an ameI nent to the cotton futures act und which a buyer on the cotton exchan would have the right to select or half his purchase in any of the les grades desired by him, and the changes would have the right to iver the other h'alf in any oft grades they might select. The amendment differs from t Dial amendment only in that the I ter stipulates that the buyer and a ler must select their halves on the c ton from two of the ten grades. Baptist Delegates ReturnIng. Those returning from the Southe Baptist convention, which has been session in Chattanooga for seve: days, report a most successful me ing of this large body. The atte dance this year was from 5,000 to 000 members, coming from all pai of the 8'outh. It is stated by a member in atti dance that the total receipts for 15 amounted $12,907,843, against a to of $12,108,481 for 1920. Other SoldIer Dead ArrIve. The bodies of 31 heroes from ov seas reached Columbia and were ti en to their homes in the Carolin. Georgia and Florida. Among the fallen soldiers are Ca James H. Holmes of Charleston a Capt. Julius A. Mood of Summert< both graduates of the Citadel oft class of 1917. Of the returned heroes, 18 we South Carolinians. National Guardsmen Withdrawn. South Carolina national guardem will be withdrawn from Charlest and the seamen's strike situation a again be placed in the hands of t civil authorities, an executive ord having been issued by Governor 00< er for the withdrawal of the troops. General Moore reports the situati quiet and nothing unusual to warra the continuance of troops. Sheriff Martin will assemble a s ficient civilian force to handle the uation in time to take charge of fairs there. Fourth Suspect Surrendered. The fourth man of the quartette young white men which Is alleged have been concerned with seve1 postoffice robberies in South Caroli towns surrendered himself att Richand county jail. he being Dew Dennis. After he had appeared at t county jail offering to give himself 1 he was formally arrested by Unit States Deputy Marshall Thornton.1 was later brought before the Unit States commissioner where his ho for appearance before the col ... fixe in the sum of $10,000. ..narleston N':avy Yard Matter. Washington, (Special). - Contro iersy over the proposed establish nent of a new Pacific coast naval base it Alameda, Calif., and for suspend ing the Charleston, S. C. navy yard improvements again stalled the $500, )00,000 naval appropriation bill in the senate in a quagmire of debate. The Charleston S. C., project was S the subject of an address of nearly three hours by senator Smith, demo crat South Carolina, who charged sec tionalism in naval appropriations. Urging the senate to reconsider its recent vote ordering suspension of work in the Charleston dry dock and channel until 1924. he asserted that greatly disproportionate expenditures had been made on the 500 miles of At lantic coast north of Cape Hatteras to the 2,000 miles of coast line to the south. That it will require practically an industrial revolution to force the South to produce hay, corn and other easily produced products, for the mar ket. is the opinion of Dr. W. M. Riggs, n- president of Clemson college, who at of tended the anti-boll worm conference n- in Washington. ae To illustrate his belief, he declared IIl that recently he was forced into the Is market for two cars of corn. The best id offer he had in South Carolina was is- $1.25 per bushel on the cob. He 0- bought the two cars for 92 cents shell n- ed and delivered from Iowa. te e Stevenson's Attack on Harvey. is Washington, (Special).-A sharp it and bitter attack of the "Harvey type" ' was made upon Colonel George Har er vey because of his recent London er speech by Representative Stevenson, South Carolina, democrat, in the house. le- In a sarcastic manner, the Congress man arraigned the ambassador main n- ly because of a speech in Charleston, S C., in 1906 in which Stevenson ed claims Harvey stated his ancestors re er fused to fight during the Civil War by ry either hiring substitutes or going to prison. Richardson Notifies Wardens. Chief Game Warden Richardson is re sending out notices to all game war )e dens of the state calling attention to ne an act of the legislature of 1918 that has not been placed in the pamphlet of laws as published by the former Io chief warden, W. H. Gibbes, and that of has not been enforced. e Che Chief Warden Richardson asks his ,d wardens to strictly enforce this act after public notice has been given. L7, to Checking up License Dodgers. Dd W. W. Goodman and W. A, Ballen ger of the state highway department in- went to Orangaburg to investigate the ;h- apparent violations of the license laws to in that county. These two officials A were supplied with a list of all Orange. burg citizens who have purchased the metal plates this- year and they will check up on all who have failed to make the necessary purchase. Ld- Governor issues one Parole. - A. H. Rosenberg. convicted before geJudge Seaso in Charleston in Septemi -ber, 1920. for forgery and procuring :.l money under- false pretenses, was pa ix-; roled during good behavier by Gover 1e- nor Cooper. Rosenberg was sentenced he in September of 'last year to serve 1') months, this being agreed to by the he defendant's attorney, the presidingI at. judge and the solicitor. New interest in National Guard. Reorganization of the national guard in South Carolina Is going rap IIdly forward and all the federal and rn state allotments will be taken up by in jJune 1 or 15. Adjutant General Moore -alt believes. The adjutant general said et-' he, was very much encouraged with m- the new interest being taken by form 6, er service men 'and new men coming -ta into the ranks. m- Condition of State Banks. 21 State banks in South Carolina had at the close of business on April 28 total resources of $164,751,862.11, ac cording to the called statement of their condition submitted to the state, bank examiner and announced by the' k examiner. pt. Three More Tractors Coming. nd Three additional ten ton Holt cateir mpillar tractors have been allotted to he South Carolina from the war depart ment surplus and are now en rouite to are Columbia, according to the state high way department. Land for National Forests. en Ultimate purchase of at least 150, on 000 acres of South Carolitia land to be -ll placed in the national forests of the he United States government Is the aim er of the forest service of the depart y. ment of agriculture, according to a let ter from A. B. Neely, forester, to Gov on ernor Cooper, In which the plan is out. ni lined at some length. Mr. Neely writes of the work al f., ready done in South Carolina, calling it- attention to the 18,000 acres of forests aft in western Carolina now held by the government. Young Men are Entertained. ol Members of the state committee of. tc the Y. M. C. A. were entertained at -a] Ithe home of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lan na ham on Holly street. First a business he session was held during which the e work of past month was reviewed. I h~ The matter of the Blue Ridge sum Iier school was discussed and it was ed evidenced that South Carolina would T have a good representation at the con ed ferelice July 15 to 20. ad After the business session a buffet supper was served by Mrs. Lanhnm, and the occasion was greatly enjoyeL The fines IL 4 M, Goodrich 30x 31 anti-skid safety tread fabric t now available at the 20% Price Reduaion whic went into effed May 2nd I'd wall The pleasure is stitute for Camel fragrant Camel bli The fellow wh Camels. That's smoothness, a frag can't get in anoth< Don't let anyond cigarette at any i Let your own i Camels foryourself 'tuffs and you'd we Ca E e saSkid S at the2t-PriC Heres a3x tre Mnack tread and c sides-clean, tra fiished-generou - full in s.ze, with tI anti-skid safety tre This tire will giv< longer mileage, th durability, the ut comfort and the faetion. Like all other Go the "30x31"is nmd quality. 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