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The people's recorder. [volume], December 21, 1901, CHARLESTON EXPOSITION and CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY NUMBER, Image 2
The people's recorder. [volume] (Columbia, S.C.) 1893-1925
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m EXPOSITION and CHRISTMAS HCSL?DAV NUMB THE OPEES RECORDER TlIK PRO- ItK'S STATIC Pl **i K--PIIHI 1SH f> IN Til t iMKBKs T OK IHK COLUKK? I.A(.K.?A J.tl'KNALi OP NKW8 ANO 01M> O? Vtol. 9. GOLUAlBlfl, S. 6., SflTURBfly, DEGEMB&R 21. 1901 No. 14 FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS Hold Their Communication in Town of Winnsboro. , Grand Master u0 Officers Re-Elected. A Grand and Enthusiastic Meet ing ThroQghont The 33rd annual communication cf the Most, Worshipful Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of South Carolina und juris diction was held at Winnsboro Inst week. The folio wirig Grand Lodge officers were present : 'Dr. C. C. Johnson G M, Rev. B" F. McDowell D G M, T. L. Shiver G S W, J. L Washington G J W. R M. Nixon G T: E, J. Sawyer G S, Rev. I. D'. Davis G L, C. C Mc Rae G C, R. C. Dav. s G P, T. W' Williams G Marshall. A, J. Johnson G S D, JET. \V. Hines G J D, Dr. D. Moorer G S S,-Rev. E. W. Allen G ?J ?t S.J- Hart G. Sword B, H. L. paT?^G. Stau,. B, McDonald Ragin J. Levy D D G M, J. C. Jackson D D'G M. There were present also over one hundred of the Maslers ?nd Wardens of the Lodges in thc State together with a largo number of visiting Masons of this and other States. The Grand Lodge convened at 12 o'clock on Tuesday and after the enrollment of the members and the appointment of the various com mittees, the Grand Master delivered an appropriate address. At night a public meeting was held in the A. M. J?. church where Several able and eloquent addresses were m ?ide to a large audience On Wednesday the different grand offieers reported and the an nual election was held. Dr. C. C. Johnson was unanimously re elected A public installation was held at the A, M. E. church at night in the presence o f a crowded audience. Much business was transacted on Thursday ?nd at night a largo and enthusiastic meeting was held and the repot to showed that during the year over five hundred of the best men of the Slate had been added to the list of members abd that the outlook was lar more encouraging than . it has ever been in the State. The proof was clear that the bogus faction ia ouiy getting those who are not able to get i uto regular Masonry. Invitations from a number of dif ferent places for the next annual meeting were icceived. That of the city of Su nter was accepted. The. recommendation of the Grand Mas ter t o hohl a great international Masonic Cougre38 in Charleston on 7th ami 8th of April 11.902 was a dopred, and tho thousands of regu lar Masons from all the States and Territories will be invited to attend this great gathering. *4&*&&?? >Jb&44 4 4 4 4.4^A4^4.4^4^4.4-M^4.4^4.4-4,4.4 1 ?1-1 4.4A4.4.4*a.4.4..fc4A4.4 HAPPY GREETINGS ; 3 : ?i : ?. ?i .i ?I : ?i -1-r1.-1.-1 jbS?J> X P Written for The Recorder by d. We happily gre?t t IK-?S-one and ali A merry Christmas day While Old Saint Nicholas (in thoo call Hear what lie has to .suv. Ile brings to you it papSr dear RECORDING thc.nam?J of all, Thc rich, tia1 po >t\ they never fear Nor lot til J han u sv fall Look up with cheerful heurta, he elad And rest ir. pence this (lay, Remember this ami don't be sad - A Merry Christmas Day. We hope for you a merry lime This Christmas Day you sec; I In union" let each heart combino For Rim who made yon free. < While Christmas comes to every rioor To some it bnng.-t a smile; But still it never slights the poor Nor shun thc smallest child. Flower.- have diooped their htt!e heads And whispered all good night While dew drops on their little beds Greeting with ai i its might. JRemember now thc Christmas Day, Just how it came about, And as we celebrate, mo may Tell it without a doubt. You know way back in olden times JVhilc shepners watched their flocks* By, ^ghti.They watched at every sign ?~*f? ' ';?|^:^o;^ould vwa tch^ thc clock. Far in the eal A land designed foi _ Thc shepherds t?gjptfieir eyes. fi A. Bookhart. City Collector Beyond the walls of Bethlehem A woundrous light appeared So very bright it seems to them, They must now start with lears^ Yet, li<t-the strams of music came Upon the still night air. With greetings ot the Holy'Name Who had the cross to hear. There was another greeting heard There was a< choral song. By one with shining wings-in words "Fear not !" a greeting tbnpug. Behold, I brinsj to you he said Glad tidings of gr ?at joy While peace may rest upon your head Good will men may ?rnjoy. Whi le quiv'ring o'er white cliffs of years Tho blessed tidings comes And softly floating ont with cares A voice that gleets, welcome. Still floating out upon the breeze Glad ringing Christmas hells Of, peace, good will- we greet with ease ?jj 'Glad tidings etUl it teils. ^ Dear friend, good will embodies ail While you may read and think. How hard it is for us tp toil Or satisfy with ink, iii?.. , # . We try to please you all we can; Expecting in return ?. That vou will lend a helping hand HP-i TV p?ra a P pflft's jghe'el -t W? bid y?il* Heaven's speed. Whatever you do in work or play, New life--new year you lead. rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt-g ? r rt ETTTTTTTTE Beduoed Batas Via Southern Railway On account of the South Carolina and wost Indian exposition tue Son dern railway will sell tickets from Columbia, at the following cheap rates to Charleston and return. * ftp.85 for tickets c:* sale daily from November 30, to .'May 31, 1002 with final limit to Ju tu? 3, iOO?, in clusive. $4.30 for tickets on sale daily from November 30 to May 31. '1003, in clusive, with final limit of ten days in addition to ?late of sale. 83,25 for t.ckets to be sold on Tuesday and Thursday ol*each week f oin December 1. to "?May 20, 1002, inclusive with final limit of seven days in addition iodate of sale. The Southern railway op-rates four trains a day to Charleston on the following convenient schedules. Xo IC, leaves (Handing Street station at 1.35 a. ra , arriving Char* teston at 7.00 a. m. and carries the Charlotte-Charleston, and Greenville Charleston sleeping ears. Ko ti leaves union depot at 7.00a, m., arriving Charleston 1.1.15 u. m.l No. 8 leaves blanding Street sta-j tion at 11.40 a. m., arrives Orana??-1 burg at 1.05 a. m., branchville 1.321 p. m., leaves at 1.47 p. tn., stopping 20 minutes for dinner, arrives Sum merville ac 2.57 p. rn., and anives Charleston at 3.3a p m. and car ries the New York and Charleston sleeping enr, beginning JOecember 2. No. 14 leaves union depot 3 'Nt p. m., arriving Charleston at'7.30 p. ni'.-, iittd 'enfries the SU' Louis and Charleston ear, effective December 3 Fur Pullman car space tickets, .ite, callion H. A.vteay, U. T. A., '1513 Main sir<-o\ TIIK Negroes gets better protection i:? Africa than tba y do in America. Last Week a marchant over there named Wittenberg was Sen teheed to ftye years ia the penitentiary tor impaling a Negro on] a ram rod. A merchant named Kelnict was sentenced for .three years for poutiDg petroleum on a Negro's hands and then setting lum on fire, and a j MISSIONS IN SO. CAROLINA. ?Rev. Dr. Bouey Tells What The People Are Doing i He Uso Speaks of the Work of This Pa per. To Lea? for Africa / on ?annary 14th. To the People'? Recorder : I have heeu pleased to read your j ? columns,' urul ?baerve your motto and mann-ir of Editorials-It truly has liv right name "People's Re Rortior." In kr-cping before our , eyes, tho record wc have made since I ihe war closed, and culling our at ? luntion to the fart, that we are mak ing a veroni currently-You are do ing more goml than you know of. Yes, yon are building grander than you know. You will, brother editor, never know how much pood your| editorial life is doing until heaven's ; record, in the final ?ay opens it to I von. Negro Journalism i ? hard, I but you Hcem to be facing it like a I mun cf gi nee. Of course, none but : a man af grace can "advise, counsel and admonish" successfully, I II fact, none should lead our people bi\i men ?lid women of grace. You sing out for morality in no j uncortiin Ungringe. That is right, j for cur young people ought to be better than their parents. Butatier all, the growth of the people de pends npon tho leaders, both as to quality n ii d]), q n ab ti ty. / I g^t back to the old state Oct. j third merchant was sentenced to ! eight months ia jail for destroying ! ! the eye of aNogro chief with a j whip.-Ex. 1st, last, representing the Foreign j Mission work of the National Bap tisfc Foreign Board. I have been re-? ceived very kindly by the brethren' throughout the State, I have re- I ceived the following monies in the! St. te- j Zion Baptist Columbia, 8. C. ?38.40 Upper Watereo Association 4*2.7'i An dock Association 6.?U CasHcmane Association 61.45 Church at Irmo 1 .Oil * Pee Pee Association 00.10 Old Ashley Association 30.17 New Ashley Association 28.03 New Ashley S. S. Convention ?.25 St. John Bapt Ch. Crosland 3.78 Rev. Guinyarl, Charleston 1.00 Cash Charleston 1.00 Orangehnrg Association 34.30 MorrisSt. Bapt. Ch. Charleston 15 00 Lower Watcreo Association "?5.00 Dr. Gilbeit Central Ch. Chas'tn 10.00 Mt. Maria Bapt Ch. Camden 10?20 ('apt. IL Williams Georgetown 1.75 Bethesda Bapt Cn Georgetown 43.00 1st Calvary Bapt Ch. Columbia 0.80 j Bethesda Bapt ChiSociety Hill 40.081 Macedonia Bapt Ch Darlington 28.05 j 2d Baptist Church Florence 5.00; _ Total $500.58 ? Through your serpeante eolumu^j I reflect my thanks to the many j dear brethren for their aid' to my j work, which lays heavily' on my ! heart I will bail from New York for Liberia Afi ica, Jan. 14, 1002. God bless you for your personal kindness I am yours for poor pleading Africa, H N. BOTJEY. P. S. It shall, D. V., bo yonr pri vilege to hear from me when I am over the great father nf caters, H.F. B. - " < THE FARMERS' OPPORTUNITY All Who Haven't Homes Ought Purchase ai Once. Some Plans by Yin icu a Farm Can Sue cessfully bo Roul?t and Managed The latest leniicL is??u?d UV thc Bu reau ol' Nature Study contains, a moog other things, tim following valuable hints tu ramiers who vic aire ".o secure a :.o.t>t of thwii the first step os i.e.? direction cf helping and improving their cou - dition : We _feo; that th?.". farinera ave no paying enough attenti ?o ?o buving land and building h?nn.^ for them selves und families. About the tirst duty of every farmer uh on ld be to have a homo of his own. Fur ti? haven home menus that you are able to protect, your family [.-, rn ea tut that your word stands ;or io me- ' thing in the community where you livf. It mean? tliAt peop'e can come to you, instead of you- always going co them. It montis a place where ?ach member' of the family ^.V^^ft^iWj ?ieknessorin h^*li^^^ short, it moans that you ar? i!^^^ better position to serve yourself und family, your country nod your God. \W fully understand that it rs not an easy thing in these days of low prices of cotton and other farm pro ducts, to save monoyjon the farm The family must eat and wear. Tho doctor must hg p.iid. The preacher and teacher must have their pay. lt's hard I t takes good heads, good hands and good hearts to Eucceed. ft. takes a good head to plan right, lt takes good bauds to carry out good plans. takes an honest heart to stay away from the courts and jails. Our peo pie loso thousands of dollars every year going to courts. Tho man who works hard every day, stays at home day and night as he should, is sel dom asked to attend court. This kind of funner can buy land. Now let ?aeh farmer without a home, set his pegs to buy one. We will name two common pegs,. We will also tell you how you may drive them down. We would name the first peg Goon TRADE. Find a healthful place for your' future boin?!. Buy land where you e;m huild your honso ou a hill, or a place where water runs off freely, the c h a t ti of titles from the. Indians on down should ba unbroken.: Get a goodjawyer to look this .mattnr up. Buy a good (fertile") farm, if possible However,.if you are a good farmer you may uo able to make a good (fertile) farm out cf a poor farnit Don't.bargain for more than Of ty aeres, unless you haue some money with which to make your self secure. Let ns name the other ppg, SA KB PAYMENTS. A very small potato may choke you if you try to swallow it whole. ! Most farmers have to buy land on ?a credit; or rather ot the install? : meni pian. Tb^n don't - take r-'.o i Continued OD Eiphtb Pape.