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Miss Ailene Pearson, of Green
V ) ) I 3p silt Fair week in th'e city
tho .^ii>'s: of her au it Mrs. Irene
Lover on Gregg St.
Mr. J. A. Hays, of Jacksonville
Fla., spent last week in the city
and taking in the Colored Fair.
During his stay he was the
guest nf viiss Nellie Barnes and
famih at 1015 Senate St,
Rev. ,1 ? '. White pastor of Zion
Baptist Church, is spending the
week in Palatka, Fla., assisting
Rev. D. F. Thompson, in a series
of meetings. Rev. Thompson
was formerly pastor at Green
wood, in this state, but is now
pastor of one of the largest Bap
tist churches in Florida. While
away in Florida this week, Dr,
White is satisfied that the inter
est of Zion in Columbia will be
closely guarded by Deacons Su
b . . Brimson Holsey and Wi li
ta m s ! hi te will be here
Sun tho :t Deacon Sober has to go
for lum.
The annua conference of the
M. E. church will be held in Col
umbia next week. The sessions
Will be held at the Wesley M. E.
church, of which the Rev. C. C.
Scott is pastor. The pastor has
worked hard getting things ar
ranged for the entertainment of
this august body and he and his
faithful members are on tip toes
making final preparations. The
conference will be presided over
by bishop F. D. Leete, who will
call the conference to order next
Thursday morning. The minis,
ters of the conf^ence and visitors
will number ?j^pt 250 and the
citizens of Columbia, regardle.-s
of denominations, are a unit upon
giving the visitor a royal enter
At th? annual rmseting^J^the
.?rethsema?e ^Association held in
this 'city :wW_W-2lo:?f^n5tfs1
church, the right hand of fellow
was withdrawn from the First
Calvary Baptist Chcrch. The
reason given lor the action was
that "the. church was corrupt in
practice " "Pedo-Baptists can't
straighten ouLgiJae differences in
Baptist churq|MPieither are wt
sw itt to condemn our preachers
upon charges brought by them,"
is the way one of the members
of the executive committee com
mented on the case in point.
In The Real Estate Business.
Editor Southern Indicator:
Dear Sir:
I desire
to state that I am now located at
1510 Main St., over Avery's Jew
elry store; next door to Dr. Col
lins Dental Parlor, and will take
pleasure i-i trying lo please those
d ?siri lf: to buy or sell Heal Es
I have at present several desir
able houses in Waverly for sale.
What I have not got, if I am giv
en a trial I will secure what you
wish at reasonable prices. Come
and let us reason about it,
L. A. Hawkins
1510 Main St.
Phone 3413.
Arthur Johnson Dead
After an illness of four months
Mr. Arthur Johnson a highly re
spected and substantial citizen of
Columbia, died at his residence
on Bryant street, Wednesday,
Nov. 4th. During his life time
he was a contractor, being a car
penter of ability, and there are
numerous handsome buildings in
Columbia that bear testimony to
hisskill, among them being Wes
ley M. E. Church at the corner
of Barnwell and Ger-vais Sts.,
awJ the last modern dormitory
builton the campus of the South
Carolina College.
The obsequies were held at his
late, home, conducted by Father
A. C. V. Cartier of St. Luke E
piscopal church. The remains
vere interred in Randolph Cern- li
itery, He leaves five children n
ind a brother, Dr Flank B.
iohnson who did all in their pow- v
ir to prolong his days on earth, \
to mourn his loss. 1
-:- a
Teaching at BennetUviile.
Prof.'Milton E. Harris, of Spart- t
an burg, a progressive and highly
cultured young man, passed
through Columbia recently for
Bennetsville where he has accep
ted the principalship of the gra
ded school in that town. Prof.
Harris aside from being a suc
cessful teacher is a finished car
penter and upholsterer.
The Woman's Home and For
eign Missionary Society Conven
tion met with Bethel A M. E.
church October 1st. The conven
tion was called to order by the
president, Mrs. M. L. Haynes, at
10 o'clock. Devotional services
were conducted by the president,
a hot testimonial meeting follow
ed and the house was then open
ed for business. The foliowing
visi?>rs were present : Bishop
W. D. Ch appel le, Drs. Christie
f an?^^terohr?^
Bowman. Each visitor spoke
and their words to the convention
? livened each member to such a
; pitch that it caused the real mis
, sionary spirit to come at once.
; The missionary sermon was
, preached by Dr. H. H. Haynes,
? which was thought to be full and
j forceful. A collection was then
. The welcome address was de
, livered by Mrs. Viola Summers,
which was responded to by Mrs.
S, A. Mundy. Papers were read
, by Mesdames McMahan, Bouler,
Pruitt. Miller, Collins and Mundy.
Subject of discussion was, "At
what age should a child become a
member of the Juvenile Mission
ary Society ? Opened by Mrs.
E. L. Ball and generally discuss
ed by others.
Following the suggestion of
Rev. R. B. Curry, the papers
read by Mesdames Collins, Nel
son, Mundy and McMahan, were
ordered sent to the church papers
for publication.
Five delegates were elected to
the quadrennial convention which
1 meets in Nfew Orleans, Feb. 15th
1915. One hundred four dollars
and eleven ($104.11) cents were
raised in convention. Six dollars
was donated to the pastor and $6
to the trustees.
The officers for the next year
are : Mrs. M. L, Haynes, presi
dent ; Mrs. Viola Summers, vice
president; Mrs. N. Hf Collins,
. secretary ; Mrs. Lizzie Johnson,
corresponding secretary ; Mrs.
E, E. Sightl r, treasurer.
On Sunday Rev. R. B. Curry
preached two very able and
strong sermons. Collection for
thfe day was $27.86.
E. L. Ball, Reporter.
Tryon, N. C., Nov. 5th.-Mrs.
Starks Tucker, have returned
foom a visit to her people in Un
ion, S. C. Mrs- Davis, Mr, Tuc-i
kers aunt accompanied her.
Mr. John a Johnson and wife, j
made a flying trip to Inman S. C.1
ist Sunday, and they report a
ice time. ?
Prof. E. I. Westfield, of Tryon
/as united in holy wedlock to
liss Cora Fry of loman, on the
4th. Rev. G, C Roberts oil ci- ,
Mrs. Fannie Miller id in Ashe
ville ac the sick bedside of her
>rother, Jackson Burnett.
Rev. Mr. Broadus of ?Greer, S. ',
3. passed through our town to
lay on his way home from Bre-,
/ard N C. Rev. Broadus looks
;he picture of he. 1th.
Mrs> Amanda Westfield went
to Inman to attend the marriage
>f her son Erwin I. to'Miss Cora
Fry. Miss Georgia a Williams
also went to the wedding.
Mrs. Mattie Mooney has re
turned after spending the sum
mer in Asheville.
The Misses Mary and Leia
Mooney the popular daughters of
Mrs. Mattie Mooney,, are home
again after spending their vaca
tion in the "land of the sky,"
Mr. Robert Owens has returned
to the delight of his many friends
after spending several months
Mr. Foster Gaffney made a fly
ing trip to Chesnee S. C. the oth
er day. He reported a nice time,
Mrs Susie Gaffney j returned a
few days ago from Chesnee S.O.
where she had been to attend the
funeral of her sister, Mrs. W. B.
Alexander. ??j
Miss Annabelle Carson after
spending her vacation here with
her parents has returned to Lin
coln Academy to resume her
The writer will leave to-morrow
for Chesnee S. C. where he will
attend the Legal Counsel of his
church, He will visit Gaffney
and Spartanburg before return
ing home.
Mr. B. F. Mills our insurance
agent is visiting in S. C. quite
often these day?-better keep your
eye on him something may hap
pen soon.
Old sister Myra Mills and Mrs.
John Hannon; wentupjto Hen
derson vi He last Sunday to visit
?M? kuey*MMs- who.- 4rvery_ ^si?k
at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs, Prince Black and
Mr. William Hannon, Miss Cath
rine Noris, Mr. and Mrs H^nrj
Warford were among those that
went to the Association Sunadj
'at Inman, S. C.
The new brick church building
of the Union Baptist church is a
bout completed on the outside
and the pastor and members de
serve the greatest commendation.
It is the first Negro Baptist chu rei
to be built of briek In Columbia
Rev. R. B. Hall is the pastor, anc
no human being outside of thc
pastor will ever know the triah
and hareships he underwent tc
get as much done on the building
ai can be seen by every passerby
The deacons particularly Bro.
Wilson, have stood by the pastoi
nobly, together with a few sisten
through all of the conflicts, anc
to-day they have a church build
ing, practically out pf debt.
How it was accomplished nobodj
knows? but Qo?~. None but Goc
knows the sacrifice made ?nd th*
humiliation undergone by pastoi
and deacons, The work has beer
done, the structor is there ?
As we sat and look over thc
vast numbers of poor people whe
go to that church and see what
has been accomplished through
and by them-their standing and
resouftces-we are forced to ex
''God works in a mysterious
way, his wonders to "perform,"
Those people are in earnent-pas
tor deacons and members. Tfrej)
stiii need heip. Win you go anil
help them?
Mrs. ftinnie Winston, of Blaire
was among the delegates to the
Gethseman Baptist Association
and Sunday school Convention,
i which was in session here
at the Zion Baptist church.
She called at our office In corns
pany with Rev, L. &, Sanders,
of Lowryville And Mrs, J, C,
Clark, of Columbia.
In Social ircles
Miss S C. GANTT. Editress.
Th-? .mt with Mrs
Vincent ?ni -ay ne .^ttvet Tue?
iay, October 20m. The rooms
were beautifully decorated with
potted plants. Tab es placed and
five enjoyable games were played.
The first prize had to be drawn
for on account of a tie between 1
Miss. Mittie Pugh and Mrs. Car
rie Rutherford. Mrs. Ruther
ford drawing the highest num
ber, carried away th J first prize,
a dainty piece of lingerie. Con
solation va-* d"ivn hy Miss Dai
sy Meyers, a lovel y center pi ec .
The hostess served an \?e course.
* * * j
Miss Ethel Cornw ll entertain-j
ed the Elite Club last Friday
The rooms were beautifully |
adorned with flowers. The first
prize, a beautiful hand-made
handkerchief, won by Mrs. Kate
Lindsay-Robinson. Consolation,
a tango pin drawn by l iss Sylvia
Pryor. An ice course was served.
* * *
In honor of Miss Adele Doro
thy Johnson, the bride of the
'week, Mrs. Fannie Shelton Owen
entertained at a stocking and
collor shower on Monday after
noon ; The rooms were d ecorated
with cut flowers and ferns
After the games the hostess
served an coursed.
* * *
A pretty home wedding was
solemnized on Wednesday after
noon, October 21st. 1914, at 3:30
o'clock, at the home of Rev and
Mrs. M. G- Johnson, when their
daughter, Miss Adele Dorothy,
became the bride of Mr. C. Archer
Paddyfote of South America.
Just before the marriage Miss
! Camille Daniels entertained the
" guests by singing a solo, "The
Sweetest Story Ever Told" ; fol
lowed by Miss Isabel Lark who
sang "The Hour That Gave Me
You.'* ?Thesesolos indeed charm
' ed the guests The wedding
* march was jtff^g^
bi?~Jeft*ers. The bride and groom
entered preceded by the dame of
. honor, Mrs. Fannie Shelton, and
' the ring bearer, little Miss Julia
: Johnson, a sister of the bride.
The bride was pretty in a go
ing away costume, a Jlussian
green tailored suit with hat to
match, and carried a bouquet of
?hry ? anthemums.
The ceremony was performed
: by Dr. G. T. Dillard. The rooms
- were exquisitely adorned in au
? tumn l9aves, potted plants and
cut flowers. In the dining room
, ices were served A large com
i pany .pf friends and relatives and
friends were present.
The gifts were many and use
i ful. Mr. and Mrs, Paddyfote left
i over the Seaboard for Denmark,
) S. C., where they will make their
y future home, and where the
. groom holds a responsible posi
, tion with the Voorhees Industri
' al School.
Notice to the Public.
Rev. Dr. I. Z. Phillips, the
' wonderful Hygienic man who is
I teaching the people how to treat
* and cure themselves by hygiene
* will h*ye an office in the building
l at the fair grounds during the
colored fair from ll 3. m . to 2 p.
* m., each day', and at Shelton and
> Nash place, 016 Washington St,,
t Columbia, 8 to 10:30 a. m., and G
i to 9 p. m. Come ope, come all
I who have any troubles you arc
. tired of, and would like to know
, how to help yourselves. If you
. have not the money to buy the
. treatment call and get a bill which
' will cost you nothing. I will
i have a iady to wait on the ladies.
frey. I Z. Phillips,
27 Chngsman Avenue,
Asheville. N. C.
t _ " ..' ' ' ? ?
, Cut Glass
Watches, Clocks anil all you need
In th? ISoe of jewelry. Our prices will
Hitit you The quality of the goods the
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