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____I IE D14NEW S a4 C< 22 i921 OLD X.. ESTABLISHED 1344 WINNSBORO, S. S. Y 22, 1921.VO.XI.N.1 *Free=="uou d FAIRFIELD COUNTY REPORTED BY WOODWARD. Mr and Mrs. George Coleman and son, George, of Montgomery, Ala. Mr. Roy Coleman, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Coleman and son, Wallace, of Co lumbia, are visiting at the home of Mr and Mrs. J. F. Coleman. Mrs. Joe McClure, of Chester, is the guest of Mr and Mrs. W. M. Patrick. Miss Dora Stewart, of Great Falls, is visiting Misses Inez and Francis Harvey. Miss Lillie McIlroy came down from Chester Monday evening to spend some time at the home of her father, Mr David Mcflroy. Ralph Brice, of Charlotte, is vis iting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. T. W. Brice. Michael Brice and Catherin Ladd Chapters entertained the Confeder ate veterans and soldiers of -the world war at a picnic at Blackstock last Thursday. Mesdames Macie, Sam, Tom and Joe Brice spent Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Brice. Mr. and Mrs. Claud Kelley, of Columbia, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Johnston for the week-end. Thomas Patrick, a member of the Pig Club, is'at Clemson for the two weeks' summer school. Sam Nicholson spent .Friday in Columbia. Misses Nannie and Lizzie tjay McDonald and Ray and Janie N~ay th'McDonald it Stover. In honor of Misses Carrie and Ad die Ruth Sawyer, the guests of Misses Louise and Lawretce Harri son, Miss Lila Nicholson entertdined -t dinner Friday evening. Covers were laid for fouteen. The evening was spent in an interesting contest in which the word "light" was used. Mrs. Bert Brice assisted Miss Nih olson in entertaining. Mrs. Sam Brice entertained at dinner Monday evening in honor of Miss Marie Brice, of York, and Misses Harrison and their guests, Misses Sawyer, of Salley. The guests, num - bering sixteen,- were entertained by an "automobile" contese. Assisting the hostess were Mesdames Macie I and Tom Brice. An interesting ball game was played on the lawn behind Mr. Pat rick's store Tuesday afternoon he rtween the married and unmarried men, the score standing sixteeen to five in favor of the unmarried men. GREENBRIER. Mrs. Roy Brooks and son are vis iting relatives in Stone Mountain, Ga. * Miss Lula Mae Feellers has re Sturned home after spending a while with Miss Helen Lyles. Miss Alice Ashford spenit the past week-end with Miss Sadie Smith. Mrs. Geldsmith and Mrs. Mueller Wright have returned to Lawrence ville, Ga., after~ spending some time with Mrs. A. C. Goldsmith. Mrs. A. M Blair is visiting rel atives in Anderson. Quite a crowd enjoyed a moonlight picnic Saturday evening, given by Miss Helen Lyles in honor of her guest Miss Fellers., Another one enjoyed by all was that given by Mrs. W. R. Ashford Tuesday evening. Mr. Castles has returned ,to Co lumbia, after spending several days with John Peay. Clex and Dubtrd Leitner, of Lykes. land spent several days with their sister recently. The Greenbrier baseball team went over and played Jackson Creek Sat urday afternoon. The score being 18 to 2 in favor of Greenbrier. Miss Mary Lewis. of Blackstook, has returnedi home, after spending son, time with Miss JTulia Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blair and Sbaby of Columbia, visited her e this -week. Mr. J. W. Lewis has returned home. after visiting relatives at Bye, Boll Wee' NEWS AS CORRESPONDENTS BLAIR. Quite an enjoyable affair was the shower given by Mrs. J, N. Fee on Wednesday, July 6th, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wilkes, recent bride and groom. The reception and din ing rooms were decorated with beau tiful house plants and ferns. Music and conversation were enjoyed throughout the evening. Refresh mnts of ices and cak were served by Misses Frances Blair, Louise Long and Alberta Wilkes. Mr and Mrs. Wilkes were the recipients of many useful gifts. On Thursday, July 7th, the people of this and neighboring communities enjoyed a picnic and fish. stew in the park at Blair. Miss Bertha - Mae Blair, who has been on an extended visit to relatives in Clinton, has returned home. Messrs. Edward Bl.ir and Fitz Rutheiford are in Tiger, Ga., taking a colrse in cotton grading. Miss Annie B. Adair, who has been .-on a visit t6 her sister, Mrs. L. S. Henderson, hag returned to her horne in 'hnton, Miss Ida Mc eekin, of Winnsboro, is the guest oeiMiss Estelle Lyles. Mrs. Clayton nd little grand-chil dren, of Shelt4 are the guests of Mrs. L. L. 'easter and Mrs. D. B. Crowder, Miss Florenc Edens, bf Mansfield, Ga., and Miss Bess Owens, of Blair. are the guests of Misses Florence Feaster and Louise dens. Wilkes. Mrs. J. D. Lyles and Miss Sarah Lyles, of Newberry county, were guests for the day of1 Mrs. T. E. Wilkes. Mrs. Wilkes accompanied them home. Mr. and Mrs Graham and children and Mr. and Mrs. Livingston, of Pomaria, were week-end guests of Mrs. C. H. Ragsdale. Messrs. T. B. Willingham and J. W. Blair were visitors in Winnsboro on Wdneesday. Mrs. M. C. Ragsdale, who has been on a visit to her sons, C. H. and J. R. Ragsdaie, has returned to her home in Greenville. Master Joe Civil, of Columbia, who has been on an extended visit to his aunt, Mrs. T. 0. Blair, and Mrs. W. E. Suber, has returned home. Mrs. G. W Broome, of Columbia, was the week-end guest of .Mrs. C. H. Ragsdale. Messrs. W. H. Long and J. N. Owens were visitors in Chester Tuesday. Mr. R. H, Lemmon was a business visitor in Blair ori Monday. LONGTOWN. The Longtown ii. D. Club met with Mrs. Linder Kelly on Monday after noon. In spite of the rain nine were present, We suppose the bed roads and rain kept Mrs. Clowney away, and the ladies missed their lesson on marmalades and fruit butters. Mrs. J. W. A. Sanders, as secretory of the club, took the canning report. Mrs. Thos. Wilds gave some'help ful suggestions on jelly making and gave a rug making demonstration, showing how very attractive and practical rugs can easily be woven fi'om discarded clothes and hose, with no cost, only a few nails and some twine, Mr. D. M. McEachern, who holds a government position in Texas, is at home on a fifteen days' vacation. Mrs Hemphill Hudson has as her house guest Miss Hudson, of Chester. Miss Ada Kelly is at home from Columbia for the summer. Mrs. Herbert Smith and little daughter, Mary, are with Mrs. J. C. Pickett for several weeks, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Smith and children have gone to McCormie!s on a visit to Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Smith's mother, The public will be wvell repaid for attending the musical at Community Building next Thursday evening. Admission, 25 and 33 cents, vil" Picture RIDGEWAY. Big and little, old and grave and gay, made up the which assembled on Tuesday' beautiful grove surrounding the of Dr. and Mrs. Le Grande G The occasion was the annual of the Sunday school and con tions of Winnsboro, Rion and way, the three Fairfield Ep churches under charge of the and enthusiastic rector, Rev P Peyton. The morning's fun e young folks opened with a.. hunt. The winner was awa a large box of peanuts, which't - dren enjoyed throughout the a. Much excitement was mani in the girl's baseball game -en Rion and Rigeway, which resu in a large score in favor of Rion - ter a most bountiful dinner, was served about one o'clock, soux Palmer gave a reci "Asleep at the Switch," whip was followed by two school plays, senting a proposal in our mother's time and one at the-p it day. The talented young acto ,and actresses taking the leading were Miss Dorothy Ruff and es Thomas, and Miss Sarah Tho and Charles Moore. Various spo provided for the remainder the day, for which prizes were g . those who won, and ice crea d lemonade.iwere to be had dance Many thanks are dudu and Mrs. Guerry for the use delightful grove, which was el. spot for the day's pleasurV and Ridgeway is already looking.fow d to a future day when our n4ghbrs and co-workers from Ri i Winnsboro will motor dwn esrsp, of Abbeville spent a part of this week 'with her mother, Mrs. Monroe Wilson. Mrs. William DesPortes has re turned from a visit to her parents in Orangeburg. Joseph Armstrong, Jr., has re turned to his home in Maxt-m, after a month's stay with his uncle, S. P. Thomas. Mrs. W H. Ruff is visiti-az her (aughter, Mrs. I. C. Cork, in Darl ington. Mrs. Ruff made the trip in her car and was accompanied by Mrs. W. P. Peyton, of Winnsbor'. who will visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Brunson. Miss Eleanor Thomas has relurned from a visit to friends in Charleston. Miss Tiny Team, of Lugoff, is the guest of Mrs. James Team. Miss Bessie Jones, of Lon~~ spening 'the week with her aunt, Mrs. W. B. Kennedy. Miss Louise Davis, of Chester, is with Miss Elm'o Hinnant for a hort visit. Mrs. Waddell, after a visit to Mrs. R. A. Meares, has returned to her home in Wilmington. Misses Rita Meares. Elizabeth and Virginia Guerry, of Columbia, came up for the picnic on Tuesday. R. C. Thomas is in Charlotte this week. Mrs. H. W. DesPortes has re turned from a visit to her son, Dr. DesPortes, in Fort Mill. Miss Jane C. Thomas has gone to Chimney Rork for ii short stay. John N. LeMaster, Jr., is spend ing the week on Pawley's Island, the guest of his college mate, H. W. Fra. zer. - Rev, an Mrs. Meson are guests of Mrs. Mason's sister. Mrs. Remfort. Mr. Mason was formerly pastor, of the Methodist church here and his many friends are glad to have him back again. SALEM. The Christian Endeavor of Salem gave a social on last Friday evening at the church. The Lebanon Christian Endeavors were invited guests. Some of the older folks forgot their years and enjoyed the games and songs as much as the younger set, The success of the social- is due greatly to the asis tance of Misses Annie and Bettie Coleman, and Genie Gladney. Free cream was served to the crowd, Miss Genie Gladney has returnw ' home from a visit to Chester and Fort Lawn, (Conned on seond page) Community H NEWS FROM THE ? WINNSBORO MILLS - Mr. and Mrs. Gordon A. Johnston *aun sons, Amos and Rudolph, motored to Charlotte last Saturday. Mr. -Johnston attended a business meet. ing of the Textile Association. Mr. Gordon A. Johnston and family &pe to move this week to their new home in Winnsboro. Mr F. L. Candee has gone to the .eountry in the mountains near Ashe ville for a much needed rest. We are hoping that he may be able to return to us well and strong again. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rambow have -returned to our village after a de lightful vacation of a week spent with friends and relatives in Ben -nettsville and Wilmington, ON. C. The trip was made thru the country in their car. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Lokey and family expect to leave next Saturday for a trip in their car thru the miountains of North Carolina. They xpect to camp along the way. Mr. Lokey is a wise man. He says that fi will have no post office, tele phone or telegraph address while away. Mrs. G. C. Gibson and little son, Geo., Jr., returned Saturday after noon from Columbia, where Geo., Jr., has been recuperating from an operation performed by Dr. Benet egrly'in the week. They were at the Baptist hospital. On last Monday evening the men's club enjoyed a delightful evening of Sm ic- and song. A good .program e or .w a s i -~ e n d , e d , -,; 9 , gether now men ana let's make the next meting a "hummer too. On last Sunday Rev. Geo. C. Gib son, Messrs. W. E. Sentell and A. A. Jolly, Misses Marjorie Windham, Es. telle Carraway, Annie Wilson and Dora Fields attended the annual Sundav School Association meetinz of Fairfield county held at the Fair field Baptist chdrch. A great pro-. gram was enjoyed and the dinnei out under the trees was wonderful. The good people of that co.nmunity and church certainly know how to coCK. The bontiful supply did not make one feel that the boll weevil was worrying the people of that sec. tion. Th writer, who was president of the Association for the past year. wishes to publicly acknowledge the Sunday school association's indebt edss for such royal entertainment. Rev, and Mrs. Geo. C. Gibson left Wednesday moining for Atlanta, Macon and LaGrange, Ga., where hey will spend a few days' vacatiori with relatives and fri-ends. They will make the trip thru the country. In Mr. Gibson's absence his pulpit will be supplied. Announcement will be' made later who will preach next Sunday. On Sunday, July 31st, Rev, W. M. Whitesides, Superintendent of the Baptist hospital in Columbia, will preach. The past week the members of the Methodist church have made a cam. paign for funds with which to erect a house cf worship. We do not know just the amount raised, yet we feel sure that the members of the Methodist congregation will be loyal to a point of real sacrafice for this noble purpose. If. by any chance, you belong to the Methodist congregation an4 have been over looked, let your loyalty and gener city come to the front with a gift for the new church. Mr. L. H. Pritchard has succeeded Mr. W. S. Thompson as chief me chanic .and electrical engineer at the mill. While. regretting to lose Mr. Thompson, who goes to enter the electrical business at another place, we are delighted that Mr. Pritchard is to be his successor. Tremendous crowds have been bathing in the "hot pond" at the mill. In spite of the name of the pond the jolly bathers have found it's waters cool and refreshing. A real retreat from the terrific heat of the past two weeks. The recent he'avy rains have re vived everything. Gardens, as well as flower yards, have taken on a new lease of life. The lawns are densely (Cnned on page four) ouse Tuesday FARM DEMONSTRATION NOTES The weather h.s been fine thi: week for the weevil to get in som< goo, work and from close ob-.- a tion we can see that he has takei advantage of the wet weather. Quit, a few square's have been punc tured this week that show no signs o boll weevil, but within the next fey days we will have plenty of yellov squares to pick. No one should le up in picking squares now, for i may cost him his cotton crop. A good many of the farmers i the county have some corn for sale several thousand bushels. Right no6 there is practically no demand fo corn, but there is still some deman for meal. Why can't we install som machinery in different sections of th county where he farmers can hav his corn ground and sacked and suI ply all of our merchants with meal This can be done, why not do it? Don't forget about the garde Your meal is not complete withou some vegetables. It is a fine time t plant cucumbers, beans, Irish p< tatoes, Stowell's evergreen or Cour try Gentlemen sweet corn, early m lan and rutabaga turnips. The corn crop in the county ha greatly improved. We have sort as fine corn as we have'ever had ar a lot of it. Mr. W. D. Park has twenty-iw acres of very fine early cotton. will average waist high and bids fai to make a fine yield. Mr. Park keeping close watch on the boll we vil, having picked all the first pun tured squares and thus far the wei vil is doing him very little damag( Mr. Joe N. Humphries has re turned to Washington, D. C., aft< spending some time with Mr. an Mrs. J. W. Humphries. Several of the young people al tended the moonlight picnic at M: L. D. Lyles' on Saturday night. delightful time was reported. Many friends of Claude Lewis ar :r.'ry to learn he has typhoid fevei We wish him a speedy reecovery, a he is missed by all. Mr. McIntosh and son, Albert, Mi Maxcy Young and Misses Emmie Ma and Marie Young attended the Sur day school association Sunday, tl 17th, at the Fairfield church, a Hickory Ridge. Rev. Copeland conducted the se: vices at the Rion -union chapel Sal urday and Sunday night, There will be services at the Rio union chapel Saturday and Sunda night by Rev. Fryer. Misses Marion Thomas, Mildre Stxrait and her littie brother, Jerr< Strait, are visiting Miss Mari Ygung. Misses "Bully" Blair and Mario Castles, of Greenbrier, visited th commun ity recently, Master Alfred Humphries, of Cc lumbia, is visiting Mn. and Mm. i V. Humphries. The choir of the Episcopal churc and a number of others attended th picnic at Ridgeway on Tuesday, Ju ly 19, wvhich was enjoyed very muc by all. It would be hard to sa which was the most exciting game the peanut race between the youn men, Mr. Thomas winning the prize or the baseball game between th Ridgeway girls and the Rion girh which ended with a score of 11. to in favor of Rion. If they did los the ball game, we must say, the won in many other ways by showin: onee and allisuch a good time.Thank ing you one and all, hoping it won' be long before we (vill have the plea sure of meeting again. Mrs. Odon and children, of Au gusta, Ga.. are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Hartin. A number of young people of dif ferent communities attended th moonlight picnic at Mr. and Mrs Ashford's Tuesday night. Mrs. John Pleasant and son, Roy made a flying trip to Winnsborn Tuesday. A drive is being made by the D A. R. Chapters in the State for th erection of buildings for the nei school. Help your Chapter raise it .5P.M.===Free FAIRFIELD SUNDAY SCHOOLS MAKE GOOD SHOW. Dr. J. D. McMeekin, superintend ent of the Winnsboro Methodist Sunday school and member of the Upper South Carolina - Conference, - was elected president of the Fair field County Interdenominational Sun dav School association at the an naal county convention held at t Fairfield Baptist church last week. The Rev. G. C. Gibson, pastor of the Winnsboro Second Baptist church and former president of the county association, was elected vice president 6 and Miss Nan Neil, of Winnsboro, r was elected secretary and treasurer. The convention was pronounced one B of the best in the history of the B association. All denominations took e part and representatives were pres. - ent from every section of the county. CHAS THOMAS HONORED. t Mr. Chas. Thomas, son of Mr. and o Mrs. R. C. Thomas, of Ridgeway, - who was a student at Porter Mili. - tary Academy the past year, was - awarded the first prize of $10.00 in told for the best essay on the sub.. s ject of "Charleston During the Pe e riod of the War Between the d States." This prize was - offered by U. D. C. He was also awarded a certificate of merit for an essay which h. entered in the contest ar r ranged by the National Society of Colonial Daughters at Washington, The subject in this contest was "The Pilgrim Fathers and What We Owe Them. DEATH OF RS. HERRON home here last Fniay morning from -a stroke of apoplexy, after an Hi ness of only a few days. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Davis, and was born at Monticello in 1855. She was a member of the Presbyterian church.- Mrs. Herron, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ar thur Owens, of Winnsboro, and one on. Mr. Robert Herron, of Pensa cola, Fla. The funeral services were s c -nducted by her*pastof, the Rev. G, G. Mayes, and the interment took place at the old family burying e ground at Monticello. e sHELTON. t Miss Mae Allen is visiting' Miss Varena "McDaniel at Belton. Mrs. Bernie Shellhouse and chil-* dren returned to their home in Mount ) Morenci Friday, after a few weeks' visit with Mr. and Mrs. W. Y. Cole man. Miss Mary Bess Coleman accom panied Mrs. Shellhouse to her home for a visit. BMr. Geo. W. Coleman is visiting his nephew, Mr. J. F. Coleman, at a Woodward. B Misses Annie and Nannie Crowder are the guests of Mrs. D) M. Dick. - erson, at Shiver Springs. . Mrs. S. S. Coleman returned to - her home Tuesday, after a visit to 1 her sister, Mrs. Busbee, in Monetta. e Little Miss Eileen Goleman re .. turned to her home Thursday from SMountville, and has as her guest, r little Miss Francis Teague, of Mount ,ville. SMrs. Bailey Crowder has been ,staying a while with her father, Mrs. S. S. Co Coleman. There was a very interesting game of ball played between the fat and lean ladies of the neighborhood T!ursday afternoon at the Feaster.. Sville school ground. The leans won - -the game, although the fats did some good playing. Ice cream was sold for the benefit of the Methodist church.4 Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wright, Jr., and Todd Coleman were in Chester Monday to see Mr. Earl Wright at the Pryor Hospital. We are glad to hear that Mr. Wright is steadily im.. -proving, and hope he will soon be atI Ihome IMr. J. E. Wright, of Chester, and sister. Mrs. Bob Coleman. of Cam den, were the guests of Mrs. Mary Beam Sunday. -Help build the girl's school at Ta -massee. You can do so by being present next Thursday at Commu nity BRnilding.