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ESTABLISHED 1844 WINNSBORO, S. C.. AUGUST 11th, 1922. FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEWS I BY OUR 4 BLAIRS. f Miss Louise Long entertained last onday evening in honor of her guest Miss Mary Turner, of Winnsboro. Quite a number of the young people enjoyed the picnic at Jackson Creek on Friday. Mrs. Albet McWhirter has as her guests on Thursday night, Misses Mary Scales, Mildred Bowen, Mary Blair, Marv Turner and Louise Long. Miss Frances Blair spent several days with her sister, Mrs. Berry Mar tin, Jr. Mr. Lawrence Blair motored to Cades for the week-end. Messrs. J. B. Frazier, Sr., W. E. Blair and A. M. McWhirter attended the state candidates' meeting in Winnsboro last Thursday. Mr. George Butler Pearson spent a few days of the past week in the home of Mrs. L M. Blair. Mrs. Clair Blair has returned after an extended visit with friends and relatives in Columbia and Savannah. Messrs. Noland Henderson and Boyce Pearson, Jr., have returned after a 4week's stay in the mountains. Mr. W. E. Blair was a visitor in Monticello last Sunday. Mr. A. Y. Jones motored home foi the-week-end, taking with him Misses Long and Sara Owens. Miss Jimmie Scales is visiting hei aunt, Mrs. J. S. Crim, of Columbia. A crowd of young people enjoye the party given by Miss Helea Gu on Friday evening at Strother. STOVER. Miss Elizabeth Cathcart, of Harts ville, is visiting friends in Stover. Miss Viola Bankhead, of Whit( Oak, is visiting relatives here. Miss Sara Black is visiting hei brother, Mr. J. J. Black, of 'Rock3 Creek. Mrs. Minnie Patrick is visiting rel atives here. .gisA theedankher is visiting her grand-parents, Mr. an< Mrs. J. W. Bankhead. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Black and little daughter, of Chester, spent Sunda3 with the former's parents, Mr. an< Mrs. T. M. Black. Mr. T. M. Black is visiting relative and friends in Chester. LONGTOWN. Mr. and Mrs. James. C. Stewar who have been visiting relatives ii Columbia have returned home. Mrs. Robinson, of Anderson, ha: been spending some time with he: sisters, Mrs. George J. Wilds an< Mrs. J. L. Harrison near Ridgeway Miss Bessie Jones returned fron Rock Hill where she attended thi summer school at Winthrop Cod1ege Mr. Robert C. Reeves, Mr. Ton Reeves and Judge A. W. Matheson attended the meeting of the Count: Temlocratic Exec< , c .'naitt Mrs. Broadiwater of near Johnsto: a ad Misses Johnson, of Charlot-e, N C., were the guests of Mrs M. H Stewart art wack. Mr. R. H. Lemmon, farm demon stration agent for Fairfield county was in this section during the pas week. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stewart and chil dren were recent guests of Mr. an< Mrs. Robert Smith. Mr. D. M. McEachern who is en wged in Entomologist work in Texas i.s s~ending a while here with his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McEachern Miss Freddie Reevese, Messrs. Ton Reeves, E. H. Dixon, Louis Kelly an< Judge A. W: Matheson motored tA Winnsboro Thursday and attende< the State Campaign meeting. Mr. Stevenson, Candidate for Coun ty Auditor and Mr. Tom Leitner, o: Greenbrier were in Longtown Tues day. Miss Irene Stewart left last weel for Asheville, N. C. She expects t< spend the remainder of the sumnme with relatives there and at Brysoi -City, N. C. Mr. J. B. Burley, County Audito: and candidate for re-election to tha position was in this section Monday He was accompanied by Mr. Beckhair Master Sam Young who has beel visiting his cousin, Master Jame Smith is spending a while now wit) Shis grand-parents Mr. and Mrs. W S. Robinson near Ridgeway. Messrs Robert Hudson, Lavid Bank head, R. L. Kelly andl William Marth er were among those who attended the State Campaign meeting i Winnsboro Thursday. -Mr. John P. Jones spent a shor while on his plantation in Kersha' Comnty 1:st week. 0RI 6 OF CORRESPONDENTS Mr. D. F. Smith has returned to Richland County to resume his work after spending the week-end here with his family. Mr. J. R. Stewart, of Ridgeway, wa.. in the community this week. Mr. Lee Jones has returned from the officers training camp in Ala bama. Mrs. S. D. Harrison has been vi.it i .- l. anI Mrs. ," i,. :., - I xon and other relatives near Blackstock. Mr. : , 1.bor. -pent a , a - % C.niden recently. He attended dJ e State Campaign meeting there. HICKORY RIDGE. Mrs. Jim Carter and two little girls of Lancaster, spent several days with Mrs. Devault. Misses Margaret and Eloise and Susie Tims spent a day with Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Brice. Mr. H. D. Brice, of Augusta, Ga., spent a day with his parents last week. Misses Pauline Roberts and Eula Brice are spending a while with Miss Ada Morrison, near Great Falls. Misses Margaret and Annie Lee Young left Tuesday for a short visit to their friends in Columbia. Miss Elouise Young is spending a few days in Ridgeway. Mr. Sam Young, of Lowryville, is spending a few days with relatives here. WALLACEVILLE. Miss Clara McMeekin has return ed home aftre six weeks at the sum mer school at Furman. She leaves on Wednesday for a two weeks visit to Miss Huggins, in Manning. Mrs. Hollye from, Lakeland, Flori da, is visiting relatives in the com munity. Mrs. F. Hudson had as her guests on Sunday last, her mother, Mrs. Cole mrn&her sister, Mrm- Parker. I Miss Francis Glenn from Columbia and Miss Emily Reynolds, from Par ris Island are visiting at the home of Mrs. D. L. Gleen, :. I Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Turkett are re joicing over the birth of a son. - Mrs. T. H. McEachern spent Mon day in Columbia. Miss Kitty Glenn, Clara Jeter, and Mr. J. C. McEachern attended the funeral services of Mr. Oscar Chap pell at Croolied Run on Sunday. The thin grey line grows thinner and soon there will be none of that grand gallant band left for the young people to honor. Mr. Chappell was one of my fathers comrades and they delighted to talk of the war when they met. JENKINSVILLE. IProf. and Mrs. Parker are visiting in Lancaster. Mrs. Toole, of Newberry, was the guest last week of her aunt, Mrs. J. S. Swygert, Sr. Mrs. William Reynolds and Mrs. Coctral, both of Charleston, are visit ing their mother, Mrs. A. M. McMeek mn. plaster Howard Yarborough and Miss Mary Louise Yarborough are visiting their aunt, Mrs. John Mc Kissick, in Greenwood. Miss Lois Chappell, and Mr. J. C. Chappell spent Monday in Columbia. Prof. and Mrs. Teeples. of Colum bia, spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. B. H.! Yarborough. BEIHEL. IMiss Lula Cauthern and Mrs. Em my Jennings, of Ninety Six are visit ing relatives here. Mr. Hugh Mann motored to Char lotte on Sunday. Mr. Sam Robinson, of Monticello, spent Sunday with his brother, Mr. Alex Robinson. Miss Nancy Sharp entertained the Sewing Club on Tuesday afternoon. A salad Lourse with ices was served, Mrs Steel Clark entertained har Sunday school class by giving them a picnic andl fish fry, on Cedar Creek, Wednesday. Miss Margaret Irby is visitingi Abbeville. Mr. Ho well Trapp, of Columbia, spent Sunday in the community. The Gypsy Stitcher held its week ly meeting with Miss Zelene Mann, who is spending part of her vacation here. Despite the squally weather and the rumor that "there would be no eats", t he member's pre.-ent were delight GENERAL NEWS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD Vestibuled Steel Train Crashes Pull Speed Into Local Taking Water at Tank Station. Sulphur Springs, Mo.-Failure of an engineer to heed a block signal caused the rear-end collision on the Missouri Pacifc here in which 38 persons were killed and about 187 injnred, 25 aw riously, according to John Cannon. as sistant general manager of the road. Train No. 4, a fast passenger ves tibule steel train, ruaning at full speed oiashed into No. 92, a local, composed of five wooden day coaches, a bag gage and express car, as the engine was taking on water with the coaches stretching back on a trestle over Glase creek. The impact hurled two of the local coaches down a 50-foot embankment edging the Mississippi, and telescoped four other coaches, crushing a number of passengers to death In their seats. Both trains were behind time, the fast passenger running from Fort Worth. Texas, to St. Louis, carrying 180 pas sengers and the local 100 persons. According to Mr. Cannon, Matt ("Ginger") Glenn, of St. Louis. eng! neer of the fast passenger. failed to heed a block signal warning him the track was not clear. Glenn. 57 years old, an engineer for 35 years without a black niark agai'st his record, was killed, when he jumped from his cabin just before the cresh. Edward Tins ley. also of St. Louis. fireman of No. 4. remained at his post and was seriously injured. Engineer dlenn. shortly before ar riving at Sulphur Springs, received or ders Q the "run" to pull over on a siding at Cliff Cave, ten miles north of here, to allow "Sunshine Special Ne. 1," en route from St. Louis to Texas points, to pass, and, Mr. Can non explained, the engineer failed to heed the signal because he apparently was reading thi-- orders when he passed the block. Ghouls appeared on the scene very shortly after the crash and robbed the dead and dying. Only one was at rested. and he said he was William all. of St. Louis. Several pieces of wearing apparel taken from the unfor tunate were found on his person, and a Bible was in his waist. The Bible, it was said, had been the property of the Rev. V. 0. Hensley of Do Soto, one of those killed. The dead and Injured were spread over an' area of several city blacks, and chicken crates, automobile cush ions, baggage and the railroad track@ -constituted their couches. The little village of 50 inhabitants was unable to care for the injured and they, along with ti dead. were taken to St. Louis and De Soto. Dr. W. Nf. HulL. was the only physician adminis tering to the injured for several hours until relief trains arrived. "Had I had some assistance we might have saved some of the dying." Dr. Hull told a representative of the Assoiated Press. "At one time I was! trying to treat 2Spersons simulta neously." China Facing a kntional Disgraceh Pekinm-That China's arathy towards the restoration of Shangtung, the cra-' die of her culture and religion, and particularly her failure to respond to the appeal for funds to pay Japan for the Shantung railroad, threatens disgrace to the nation, is the keynot of a message issued to his people by General Wu Ple-Fu. original leader of; the reunited Chinese government. Generat Wu's messages points out tht (%ia, by signing the agreement at Washington for the restoration of Shantng, pledged herself to raise the fnds for the redemption of the rail red by popular subscription. Re declar~ed that the nation has been unresponsive to the call to duty and faced humilialion if it failed toj provi~de the necessary funds. Peed Prices Take Another Boost. Washington-Retail food prices in 15 out of 30-four representative cities. in the Unlted- States showed an in crease during the month from June 1 to July 15, the department of labor statistics announcetd. Increases included Atlanta, Balti more and Jacksonville, one per cent Decreases included Richmond. tw; pr cent; New York and Washington. D. C.. less than five-tenths of one per Wife Slain by Husband. Black Mountain. N. C.-Mrs. Jose phine Lytle is dead here of knife wounds inflicted by her husband, who still In a condition of frenzy, was late: subdued after a prolonged struggle by everal men. H'e was held and the heriff appealed to for assistance. La *er Lytle seemed to realize the awfm ness of his ac't and his remarks Indi ated he would welcome death. Th' mrother aged 28. is survived by three hidrn, the eldest being eight year:,j WEEKLY NEWS FROM THE WINNSBORO MILLS Miss Virginia Vaughn and Mr. William Vaughan, of Atlanta, Ga., are ;isiting their sister, Mrs. C. E. Reese. Mr. W. R. Anderson and family, of Thester, have moved to our village ind are located at 1422 A. Mrs. C. E. Reese returned Sunday rom Atlanta, Georgia, where she ;isited relatives. Mr. Gordan A. Johnstone is away >n a vacation. He is visiting points around Asheville, N. C., and will vis it in Atlanta before his return to Winnsboro. Mrs. H. A. Bailey who has been :ritically ill is convalescing. On Friday evening of this week, Miss Dora Bell will give a sock party For her Sunday school class on the :hurch lawn at 7:30. On the church lawn Saturday even ing at 7:00 o'clock the women of the Baptist church will give an ice cream festival. Cake, lemonade and candy will also be on sale. Everybody is :ordially invited. Mrs. A. A. Roddy and son, of Green ville, S. C., are on a visit to Mr. and Mi; G. H. Lokey. Mr. Roddy is ex pected to arrive Saturday aftrenoon. On Tuesday evening the Boosters Ciub which consists of officials, over seers, second hands, section men, of fice force, store and service depart menLs met in the hall at 7:30 and held a "Community sing" after which they enioyed a four reel picture, "Bale to Cloth" gotten out by the Saco Lowell shops. It was a pleasant even ing for all. One of the happy occasions of our career as a Boosters Club was enjoy ed when upon Mr. Johnstoner invi tation the whole bunch journeyed to Blythewood swimming pond, about 18 miles out of town. Upon arrival every body except, W. E. Rainbow, who is a dry land swimmer, hit the cool spring waters for a swim. The water was fine and invigorating,_.go much so that when the boys (caded their bathing suits and go und it big camp fire, they began to ery for food. Mr. Johnstone had seen to it that sandwiches and drinks (soft) enough for all had been prepared. W. E. Sentell put up a growl how ever because he didn't have a quart pot full of black, hot coffee. Ram bow and Hadaway stayed by the linch .ntil only one sandwich was left and while they were "steaming" over which one should have it, some one devoured it. Evidently the sand wiches and drinks did not fill the stomach vacancies for immediately after the sandwiches disappeared Mr. Johnstone announced that there were 50 watermelons close by on a truck In a jiffy each man had a melon op ened before him and the only noise made was a juicy munching of 50 mouths. Fallows proved to be a mas ter at eating the red meat. Taking a half melon in his hands at one time he slowly but surely and confidently put the red meat under his shirt. Af ter finishing a whole one he looked aroundl wistfully for a second melon; but, alas, there were no more. As soon as the watermelon settled mu sic broke out andl the air was filled with sweet song. Bright, flashy songs -old tender songs and Christian hynmzs rang through the forests as 50 men joined happily in the singing. The programme was closed by singing "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," and "G~od Be With You Till We Meet Again."' Everybody got home sober. In fact he had to get home sober or dleadl, for everybody ate watermelon andl the writer has been told that watermelon and moonshine (liquid kind) don't mix happily. And no one of the party was even sick. While we are speaking of liquid moonshine, let us frankly remind the village once again of the deadly peril that is hovering around us. Bootleg ging is going on on a larger scale than it ever has before. The criminal who makes it and sells it is hanging aroundl our village almost daily to sink his fangs deeper into the integ rity and character of our lives. All he wants is your hard earned money. He says, "Your soul be damned, I don't care." He is on his way to hell andl he wants company and he is af ter you andl me to ge with him. May God Almighty give -us strength and courage not only to ,say no, but to kick out of our comnhunity the ser pent with so poisono a sting. Our young w ehood needs to reviv'e an old s hich said, "Lips that touch liqui -f~ never touch mine." What kii husband (10 you hope to have *n you marry a man who drinks ?' If he has no more respect for himse than to make ~ontinued on pa e eight) ELECTION FOR BONDS FOR CARRIES BY A l HAPPENINGS OF INTER EST OVER THE STATE. Laurens.-For the purpose of arous ing interest in the educational pro gram, and as an expression of the at titude of Laurens county in this big forward step, an educational rally was held here at the county court house. The meeting was a success in every respect, being attended by the district trustees, teachers and ministers of the county, these being especially invited to attend the rally, which was held under the auspices of the federated clubs of this city. The crux of the meeting may be summed up from the tenor and tone of the following resolution which was adopted unanimously. "That South Carolina is able to give and should give to every child a seven months' term in school. "That the members of the general assembly of South Carolina should work and vote for an appropriation to carry out the law. "That the legislature should make provision for coal and other inci dentals, and that we assembled are willing to pay the additional taxes in cident to the carrying out of the pro graln.' The meeting was presided over by Mrs. J. B. Bennett. president of the Laurens Civic League. The purpose of the meeting was stated by James H. Sullivan, former county superin tendent of education, now postmaster at Laurens. Then followed a full and compre hensive statement of the practical ap plication of the state school laws to Laurens county y Ralph T. Wilson, county superintendent of education. By -invitation. Col. E. H. Aull, coun ty superintendent of education of Newberry county, was present and he discussed in an informing manner the question of relieving the situation re garding school defects. He empha sised the need of the state acting as a unit educationally, and the state must take united, forward steps to achieve its place in the matter of edu cating the children of today. Superintendent Wilson, speaking ol the local situation. explained that many school districts were now in bedt because of the fact that the ap proprtation was not sufficient to car ry out the law, though the school terms were not curtailed. The meeting, as stated, was consid ered as a forward movement in a cam paign for improving school conditions and for informing the boards, teacheri and preachers of existing conditione today. Colleton Agent Gets Appointment. Rock Hill.---Miss Julia Stebbins. for merly county home demonstration agent in Colleton county, has been ap pointed assistant state marketing agent in connection with the home de nontration work of Winthrop and Cmsonl colleges. with headquarters at Winthrop college. The marklt':: -. rk of this depart ment has grown so rapidly within the year that it has hecome necessary tc appoint a second agent in cliarge 01 this work. The first marketing ageni was appointed just a year ago. The marketing work within the last yeai has amounted to more than home demonsration work cost the state ol South Carolina last year. It is be leved that by adding to the facilities for handling the products of the South Carolina farm home the re turns can be multiplied by more that two. Deep inter.e has been showi by the women of the state in this piece of home demonstration work. Weevils Playing Havoc in York. York-That the boll weevil activi ties and numbers are rapidly increas in was the information brought here by representative farmers from ever3 section of western York. They roeori the pest as simply playing havo< with cotton that has reached an ad anced stage of fruiting. It is onl3 late cotton on which few weevils ars found, according to their statements Poisoning is being tried by some an< is finding favor with those who havE observed its results. Adverse weathei conditions, however, have militates against the effica'-y of poison. Cal cium arsenate with molasses is thE mixture used. Public Utility Sold. Spartanurg.-The property of thE South Carolina. Light, Power and Rail way company, Spartanburg's publit utilities company, was sold at public auction by Receiver George B. Trirpp under orders from .Judge H. H. Wat kins of the federal district court to' western South Carolina. The property - iboi'ght by Henry M. Earle. repre e-nting the bondholderr, who bid $1. <9.00 for the property. His was thE :drv lid submitted. It is understoo' - --t'ie company will be reorganizec STREET PAVING IAJORITY OF THREE-TO-ONE As was expected the people of Winnsboro expressed themselves in favor of paving the streets of the town at the election Thursday. The vote was almost four to one in favor of the project. The count being 132 for and 39 against the bond issue. There has been some apprehension as to whether sufficient signatures could be secured by the property own ers along the proposed route. How ever, this doubt has been partially re moved by the outcome of the elect ion as fifty-six dissenting are necs sary to keep the pavement from be ing put down on Main street and there were only thirty-nine opponents in the town at large. A petition will be circulated at once for the signatures of property holders along the proposed route. A CALL FOR GOOD ROADS MEETING. Friends of good roads frqm all sections of the county are urged to attend an adjourned meeting of citi zens at the court house on Monday, August 14th., 11 o&clock, for the pur pose of fixing plans to present prop erly during the campaign the issue of bonds proposed to be voted at the .ensuing primary; to discuss details left unsettled at the former Good Roads meeting-on account of the late ness of the hour, in regard to the best method to adopt to handle funds raised by issue of bonds; to select the highways to be constructed under the Act; and any other business that may arise in connection with the plac ing of the question of Bonds for Road Building before the people during the campaign so that the issue may be understood and be adopted at the pri mary election on the last Tuesday in August. It is an open meeting, every citizen interested in Bonds for Road Con struction is requested to be present. The. above call is madd by resolu tion of the Good Roads meeting held August 1st, when it was adopted to place the issue of a half million dol lar bond issue for Road Construction in Fairfield, before the ensuing pri mary for determination by the citi zens of the county. R. A. Meares, Chairman. WINNSBORO CAPTURES FIRST. One of the prettiest games of the season was won by the locals Thurs day afternoon, by the score of 3 to 2. Cooper pitching for Winnsboro, pitch ed a steady game and did not give up a hit until the seventh inning, only two more being gotten after that in ning. He won his own game in the seventh when he hit for two bases with two men on. Stewarts hitting and catching was fine, getting three hits and a sacrifc.e in four trips. Large and Ellison fielded well. Fowler featured for the Elks with two hits, one of these being a triple in the ninth inning. Harmon made a beautiful catch in the seventh inning, robbing Clowney of a hit. These two teams will play again this afternoon . Everybody come out and see a good game of ball. COMMUNITY HOUSE PROGRAM Friday Night-"The Old Nest," our big picture, one that we are proud of. One that you will be proud of. We have secured this picture at a very big price and if yo'u want to see the best of pictures you will certainly see this one. Every person in Winnsboro ought-to see this picture for it is the very best we can buy. 20 and 40 cents. Monday Night-A Goldwyn picture. Watch the advertisements on it and be on hand. 10 and 20c. Unknown Australia. A motoring expedition which will occupy months and cover ground hitherto untraversed without the aid of camels and donkeys is being under taken from Adelaide 'for Darwin, re turning through the bush country of Quieensland, New South Wales, and Victoria, approximately 8,000 miles. The party includes Mr. McCallum, a state legislator and authority on pas toral stock, who is financing the trip and will report to the federal goy ernnment on the possibilities of settle ment and develop~ment of the interior by whites, also on the benefits of a transcontinental line. Captain White, a noted ornithologist, will collect bir ds in connection with the Australlian check list which has occupied sciez tIsts for years and will be complete'd in October.-London Times Weekly.