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There will be a Hallowe'en festi
val at the Mitford school house on
Friy evening, October 27. All
gentlemen are requested to bring
fruit and one or two ladies and
make it a pleasant event.
The members of the Mt. Zion
church have laid out the lawn to
Mrs. Amanda Raines has gone to
Lancaster to visit her sisters, Mes
dames Perry and Powers.
Mr. John McDonald went to Wash
ington, D. C., and reported a very
pleasant time while with President
Harding and Cabinet, and blad the
pleasure of meeting the Lady of the
White House at a reception given in
honor of the mail cargiers.
Miss Jennie Smith has gone to
Greenville, N. C. to visit her uncle
and aunt, Mrs. W. S. Black and F.
Rev. F. K. Hair had the Evange
list and singer, that are conducting
a revival at Great Falls, to conduct
the Sunday afternoon services here,
and all enjoyed it who had the plea
sure to hear them.
Miss Kathleen Matheson, of the
-onticello school, will come t. visit
her sister and be at the Hailowe'en
party. Mr. Fletcher Dye will go
We scarcely recall where we left
off. Anyway, what we would have
said has been reported in part by
Mossy Dale. For all his good words
-e thank him. -Really, excusing his
,nltitude of 'aultS, he is a good
citien. The pity is we have not
'e like him. He is not one who
says anddoes not.
Bethel chtrch showed i most 1oy
al and wiling spirit when on th. oc
casion of the 4th quarterly confer
ene6 the membership met their en
tir, assessment for all purposes
and reported during the year- more
than $600 for causes for which there
was no assessment. This too in the
face'of one bale to a plow. It shows
up well when you know all the facts.
In reality there are a number who
do not say much but act. They ren
der a good service.
Our corp is short but our spirits
are up. We never allow them to
flag. If Faifield county wants any
thing in the way of public spirit she
can find it down in this corner.
There are men here who have from
time to time given their individual
labor and their teams to work the
roads. Call on them and see if the
spirit is not ready and the 'body as
well to do anything of service for
their fellow men.
We are sorry that Dr. A. C. Estes
had to go to Coimbia on Monday
for An opeaeion gfor appendicitis.
Reports on Tuesday were that he is
doing nicely. We hope he will be
backwlrth us in afewtdays. We niiss
him very much Mo his own sake
and hi8 work's sake. Dr. Estes
P does a great deal of charity practice.
Ramn is sorely needed. Grain should
be in the ground and out again, po
datoes should, be housed, and gardens
i-ing in winter crops. We hope
it will not be long till we hear the
sounnd of rain drops.
School is running along as evenly
,a wel! oiled piece of machinery.
All at work anil at work at some
thing worth whle.
If Walter Ligon ever gets back
from Chattanooga, and Charles
Tai~ner has the inclination, and Hen
ry Gibson can be persuaded, we shall
get this bunch to order some new
single desks for the school. We
Miss Cleone Mc~eekin, of Colum
bla College, spent the 'week-end with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. 3. Mo
Mr. Robert Shedd and .ride k ft
for Pittsburrg Thursday.
Mr. Kirk Ra~ff and bride have ar
rived from Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
A "tackey party" at the school
house Friday night was enjoyed by
nuts were sold, iand a nice sum
realized. : The object of this is a
piano for the school. A nice music
-room has been completed. Quite a;
number of girls are studying music
this year with Mrs. T. J. McMeekin
Some of the young people will at
tend the Fair.
Mrs. Matthey Heron is ill and has
gone to Columbia for treatment.
Mr. R. M. Paul of Lebanon was in
the community recently.
Mr.. R. M. Brice, of Winnsboro,
spent Sunday at home.
Mr. W. K. Dawson, of Columbia,
spent a day with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Misses Laura and Willie Timms
and Mr. Buck Harrison motored to
Columbia last week.
Miss Lilla Robertson is spending
a few days with her brother in
Tranite Qtsarry, N. C.
Mrs. A. E. Young is home again
after visiting her daughter in Mar
Messrs. J. W., and C. R. Brice and
W. E. Nelson, of Charlotte, spent
last Thursday with Ms. E. F. Brice.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Taylor, of
Winnsboro, spent the afternoon last
week with Miss Pauline Roberts.
Mrs. Will Boulware is spending
a week at Great Falls.
A delightful dance was given to
the young folks at the Ridge school
house on Friday night. A number
from this community was present,
besides from Ridgeway, Rion, Bethel,
Greenbrier, Salem, Winnsboro, Un
ion and Hill Crest.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Young and
family have moved into their ne
Miss Maggie Boozer, of Chappells,
is spending a few days with Miss
Mrs. J. R. Shelton went to Colum
bia ,Monday to see her father, Mr.
Geo. W. Coleman, who is ill at the
Quite a number of Masons enjoyed
the banquet in Winnsboro last week.
Mr. M. S. Lewis spent the week
d in Chester with his Amily.
Mrs. W. B., Wright, Jr., returned
to hei- home last week, after visiting
Miss Mattie Clayton in Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Beam gave
a delightful party last Friday eve
ning at their home in Shelton. Games
and fortunes were enjoyed, and then
the guests were invited into the din
ing room, which was beautiful in
its decorations of pink and white,
pink candles in glass candlesticks
were burning on the table and man
tie. In the center of the flower
sprinkled table stood a lovely "cu
pid" bride and groom, in all shy
ness, while 'sherbert and cake were
served. The cake was found 'to be
in two layers, and between the lay
ers was found 'a card announcing
the engagement of Miss Ruby Cole
man and Mr. Andrew F. Blair , of
Blairs. Those present were Misses
Ruby, Edith Roe, Clyde, Rebecca and
Mary Bess Coleman, Mary Faucette
and Mae Allen, Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Wright. Jr., Messrs. Grady Wright.
W. B. McDowell, A. F. Blair, Law
rence Blair. Charlie Beam, John
Feaster Cojeman and Fitz Ruther
Rev. Dr. J. W. Welling, of Co
lumbia, spent a part of last week
Mr. J. G. Wolling.
Miss Mary Colvin is spending this
week in Columbia.
Dr. J. R. Coleman attended the
medical meeting in Winnsboro last
Mr. J. F. Coleman left last week
for Jacksonville, Fla., where he is
isiting his son, Roy, and his broth
er-in-law, Dr. Robinson.
Mrs. JT. C. Stewart is visiting in
Spartanburg at the home of her sis
ter, Mrs. Minus.
srhmt.nas oS= Page wU.
After four diys of
current Was turnedon agai
morning and the ivheels 't
began to turn again., Our good
pie are cherishing the hope tawt
power will not be cut off again.
clouca and rain Wednesday
glatddened our hearts. We are
for a sure enough mini som
up Broad river si as to fill the
The meat supply has bge'e
ished daily and nightly by s
rabbits and catching possums
incidentally everyone has hbd a
The community was
Tuesday morning to learn
death of Mrs. J. M. Ter
Terry has been suffering fo!
time. Her release came a
from her torture of body
She was a devout Chirstif
a devoted member of the
church. She had many
pressed her readiness to
Lord and His Christ.
the home the husband ml
dren to mourn her d
remains were laid to
of the illness of Rev.
son, Rev. R. F.. Revis
funeral service which
Messrs. G. H.
bow and R. L. D
low the water -
They reported th
of rain to 'brin
back to normat
The big n
water. Th in#
enjoyed the amtUs
meat was pi"" 1
C. Gibson. kdeh.,
ale, cake, piescenskrds, ,c
fee, etc., weree there in
These with theJtWo roaste
were more than dbe
So the twelve bisiets of
were gathered up azd ca
for future reference.
George C. Gibson has be6W-!,iV
fined to his bed for. severaSit'
this week. A slight attack. ler
grippe made him willing 'to s
a dose of eastor oil and git u nder
cover His progress 'is' also li~~
by an infected foot which refuse atj
pjesent to bear his weight. -_
W. E. Rainbow is suffering d
week with a "crlck"in his neck.. Hej
has to look straight ahead nw.
Good thing there is somethiug
straight about him. Anyhaw, Ram-f
bow says, "Boys, I have goney in
the bank, but I don't owxsa uto
A fin boy came this week tonAce
his home with Mr. and Mrs. Jobi
Mr, and Mrs. Fred Nelson are the
proud parents of a lovely baby girl.
A real Ameican boy haa com~e .to
make his permanenit residence with
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. CornelL
Mr. J. J. Robinson, section; band
in the card room, made. a trip to
Great Falls last .Sunday.
The Sunday school at the Baptist
church last Sunday increased by ten:
A few more Sundays with this same
increse, and we will have the av
erage attendance to where it. 'onght
The B. Y. P. U. held a splgndid
meeting Sunday afternoon at 4:15..
A good programme was retadd.
At this meeting it was decided to
have a Hallowe'en 'social this Friday.
evening. Rev, and Mrs. George .
Gibson invited them to hold the so
al at their home. The Iml0
was accepted. All the ypung peoplS
18 years old to 80 years old arl!I
Mrs. Gibson, leader of the
band, reports a large attenlaea
the weekly meeting last Mna'?
ternoon. Parents should h t*
children to. remember the.8 o
Sunbeam service each Wonay
(Continued on page
ed Cross, be
this week look
ng of the Red
Gall, which be
the people of the
to the imperative
gnly. the carrying
,peace program of
for its extension,"
and on that ac
g forward to a
for those who
however,' still do
t our peace pro
Cr&ss is har
to meet the
taas .and with
peace Tith the
foe soe to see
important is the
ha 1eted Cross's
otlined for it af
kas sined and the
war had end
the work we
ere only 3,000 of
r'hospitals udder gov
In 1926 that number
to 17,500, aid .in 1921
t*-coming year 'Will
the munber increased
,4w greater ratio.
o is spending $10,
tielp the ex-ser
ily. This mo
0ppyreanities that are
i h( and which .the gov
1glad to give if the man
and his claim proven.
is spent to see that his
-esae kept burning while he
gebailt in' a hospitaL It is
seb that he has an opportu
'utilize his new usefulness
is made anew. It is the
wokk of the Red Cross and
can realize its vastness until
*dge comes of the fact that
Cross is a great humaniz
e hat is struggling to
inan who served us in time
iian. equal chance with his
'nitimes of peace.
Stake another feature of the
hePublic Health Nursing
maintained by the Red Cross.
homnetimes speak with'! no
dneloguence and I believe
efaet thst -n the .ionth ,f
17,322 visits were made by
edCross nurses to homes in
tern division alone, is suf
y 'striking to bring home the
kneof this work.
Redj os 'is organized so
erybody can be a participant
ng its benefits possible, .iust
organized to make it possible
rybody to receive its benefits.
Smonetary subscriptions are
The Roll Call of each year
es the entire revenue of the
*aton. When the wor'k that
mulished is 'considered and the
talities of the organization are
d, wp believe that the Red
furnishes the biggest paying
g t known since money was
ency of Red Cross here is
each invdual~2 in Fairfield
typuts into it. The Red Cross
union of all who love in the
of all who suffer." When
who love" in Fairfield county
eRed (Cross, it will be ready
Ir. ts service to "all who
~he finest foot ball games
ain Winnsboro was nut
Friday when Mt. Zion
by a score of 13 to 0.
hard to pick out the
game as every man
OF C. P. HODGES
- Brownsville, S. C., Oct 24.
Editor News and Herald
My fellow farmers of South Caroli'
. do you possibly realize the bur
dens of responsibility that we are
face to face with for the next year
and years to come? Shall we meet
them as brave men under the leader
ship of the great God of nations, or
shall we become disgruntled, discour
aged, demoralized tand give up and
surrender to the evil forces and in
fluences? I don't believe a word of
. Such is not the history of our
It seems that in every grave and
disastrous crisis that the farmer 'i
the under-dog and is the great bur
den bearer. He has toiled like a
slave, has had to stint his women
'and children almost to the starvator
point ind'a-" c
his children have been reared in
ignorance. No greater sacrificei
were ever made by the Serfs of Rus
sia than by our farm women and
children, . and yet, als individuls,
without organization,, we have
achieved wonders. After every dis
aster we have come back and gone to
heights never dreamed of, but to
say that the agricultual people of
this state are satisfied with their con
dition would be stating an untruth;
so my fellow farmher herein lies ou
reat responsibility. We are, face tc
face with an econontic breakdown
and the eyes of -the state are turned
towards the tiller of the soil. The
farmer today is regarded as the bul
-rk of the state, as has alway
been the case; but he is without the
,vmpathy and appreciation that h4
should have and this is because he
'~s failed to organize and demani
. rights. The scheming politiciai
.an't want the farmers to organs
isedanesw Ia l,
get the farmers torn to pieces to fur
-her his - e he is satisfied. N
doubt the farming class has beer
frightfully discriminated against ir
taxation. There oomet a time wher
everthing the farmer produees failb
a make him any profit and there is
nothing with which to pay taxes;
yet, a great proportion of the profit
producing class escapes taxes entire.
Iv, but the farmer never escapes his
The question that the farmers have
got to ask themselves is, can and
will the old line politican, whether
in the General Assembly, or as Gov
ernor, make any nttempt to changf
these conditions? I think not; henc
the imperative necessity of cleaning
-,t the~ old liners and putting in a
farmer as Governor and a General
Assembly of farmers and business
men who would give all the peopli
9. just end fair deal, without strife
and ,disgraceful conterntion as has
a often characterized political af
Mr in South Carolina before.
Who can measure the responsibil
ity of the old staid farmer as from
day to day he goes over the hill
edthrotagh the valleys communing
- 'h Ntur'sGod?
Our minds look over into the next
--ir's campaign and we shudder, we
stand aghast. our blood runs cold;
becaus0 we see the vile demagogue
nolitician with the tongue of a ser
ent with lying slander upon his lips
swing discord, enmity and hatred
all over South Carolina. A devil in
carnate. We* see evidences of a very
strong nrobability of dragging the
-ohibition or liquor question in the
next campaign. My fellow country
n. did you know that the boot
-ters and the illicit distillers could
nd would raise $100,000 or more if
'ssary to elect a liquor Governor
of this State? There is no doubt of
- And do you believe there is a
man in South Carolina who would be
vovernor on such a platform If he
-ould ? I do. Who is to save the
wate from the possibilities of such a
'saster? Can we look to the towns
and cities and politicians to save us ?
aar not: for their force of rees.s
- -ence is to weak to do us mnuch~
-od. Who is to suffer most fromr
'a enforcement of ilquor laws ?
he farmer- in the handling his Ia
'ir will suffer most, and the poor wo
(triuned from eage four.*
FOR MORE1 PAMVING
On Wednesday the mayor -nd
Countil opened bids for 1,400 yards
of concrete paving the sidewWk on
Main street from McCants' corner to
the city limits on the Columbia road.
The contract was let to The. Kerlin
Contracting Company. Work on the
paving will begin immediately.
Council is also receiving bids for
the concrete paving of the square
around the monument. This is to
be street-wide in four directions to
the inside of each sidewalk, so that
pa perfect crossing can be made an
each street. This will also be lad
so as to connect with further paving
of these main streets,
THE CHESTER COU*TY FAIR
WILL BE HELD NEXT Wm
The Chester County Fair at Ches
ter, S. C., the week of November 1st
wim-.ge one of the best county fairs
ever hM-in- the State aecopling to
the plans of the Chester Cownty Fair
The fair in Chester has a
been far above the average county
fair and this year every feature has
been enlarged upon. The same or
ganization that made it a success
fo the pasttwo years made the plans
and will carry them out successfuly
again this year.
Auto races and auto polo, a state
fair attraction, has been secured for
the first day, Tuesday, November 1s,
This will be Auto Race Day. The
horse race program will be better
than ever. These races will be on
Wednesday, Thursday and Fri&y.
There will be a large number of en
tries for this feature.
The great Gigrnsey show will be
qreat attration again this year.
ie agrculturaI nexhits vi be er
tezjiv. An autmab shqw lod
hibits will be other features.
The Four Diaz'Troupe will furnish
the free %ets. The A. M ines
Greater Shows will furnih the mid
way attractions. A big expensive
special concert band has been en
gaged for the four days of the fair.
It will be better than a state fair
in quaity. The dates are November
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
BIBLE TEACHING AT THE
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.
Since last Wednesday night there
has been in urogress at the Baptist
church of Winnsboro a most inter
esting series of meetings conducted
M Rev. R. V. Miller, of Henderson
v'ile, N. C, Mr. Mller is not an
evangelist in the ordinary sense of
that term. but is an expounder of
w'e teachings Qf the Bible, speaking
,qnally to those who are already
Christians, though his messages are
full of interest fo all. The people
are urged to bring Bibles, and themes
of timely interest are presented, Mr,.
Miller turning from passage to pa
-see, or somfetimes coneningt himself
to some particular book of the scrip
w'es, and those who are attending
-getting great profit and infor
mnation along lines not usually pre
sented in the ordinary ministry of
the churches. The services are held
at 10 A. M. and at 7:30 P. M., Sst
urdays excepted. Pastor Bomar ex
tends a hearty invitation to all to
attend these meetings which will
continue through next Sunday night.
Bring your Bible and a friend and
come. While the visiting ' Bible
teacher is a member of a Baptist
church, his ministry is more or less
general, and he has a inessage for al
Christians as well as non churchgo
ers, and has spent mar,y years in
this Bible evangelism all over this
country ad Caniaa.
Mr. Miller's subject wHil be teseh
Ings connected with the Second Comn
ing of Christ Thursdasy and Friday
SOUTH FLORIDA SUFFERSj
LOSS OF MILLIONS
Lakeland, Fla., Oct. 26.--South
Florida soent today in recapitulating
the damages, which run into mit
lions, which were sueered in the re