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VOL. 87 EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13, 1922 . No. 31.
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Splendid School Opening. Mis
sion Society Elects Offi
cers. Stag Supper for
Mr. Wright.
The Johnston High School opened
last Tuesday with a splendid enroll
ment, and the school is most fortu
nate in having Superintendent Alex
ander at the head. He comes highly
recommended, having had several
years of experience, and everything
promises to work well, along all
lines. At the opening there was a
large number of patrons and friends,
and this was indicative of the inter
est in the school work. Short talks
were made by the pastors of the
churches who greeted the new schol
ars and new teachers and extended a
cordial invitation to each to attend
the church services. Mr. Heber Bal
antine, one of the trustees made a
few remarks on the school work and
congratulated the school on its splen
did corps of teachers. Superintend
ent of Education W. W. Fuller, was
present and made some happy re
marks concerning the school, its past
work and of the bright outlook. Mr.
Alexander said this school had a
most unique distinction in having
127 in the high school and of these
21 are in the 11th grade. The total
enrollment is about 300. He said he
.had no rules, in the beginning, to
outline to the students-right is
right and wrong is wrong-would be
the measuring rod, and he hoped
that nothing would arise during the
term that would cause any rule to be
made. With Mr. Alexander, the su
perintendent, are Prof. Stanton Lott,
principal, Misses Antoinette Denny,
Dessie Dean, Sara Aycock, Marie
Gaillard, Estelle Owdom, Floride
Hendrix, Ruby Glover and Mrs. L.
C. Latimer. Miss Veda Barre is
again musincal "?i-i?t-tor.
.Thej .manual -training?- das.? is a
. /large a-ie* thisby ear, 'arid is a'lie'part
~ ment that has created much interest
and has proven what splendid talent
ed young men there are in the school.
The exhibit at the close of the last
term certainly verifies this.
Mi's. M. M. Coleman of Aiken and
Prof. Coleman of S. C. university
have been guests in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. E. LaGrone.
!/ Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lott of Green
wood were welcome visitors here
during the week.
Mrs. James Keith and little Eliza
beth and Irene have been guests of
Mrs. Harry Strother.
Miss Louise Watson will go to
Winthrop college this wek.
Miss Mary Waters and Miss Mallie
Waters are at home from a visit to
Mrs. David Phillips at Springfield.
At a recent meeting of the Wo
man's Missionary Society of the Bap
tist church, officers for the coming
year were elected. President, Mrs.
P. C. Stevens; vice president, Mrs.
J. Howard Payne; corresponding sec
retary, Mrs. W. J. Hatcher; record
ing secretary, Mrs. J. Neil Lott;
treasurer, Mrs. S. J. Watson; assist
ant treasurer, Mrs. T. R. Denny. The
society decided to pack a box of
clothing for the suffering of Russia
and the members were asked to make
contributions of second hand cloth
ing and a committee was appointed
to canvas during the week. This is
"Bundle Week" and each member,
and all interested were requested to
observe the week with a good bun- |
die. There will be many that perhaps
will freeze and starve to death this
winter, so the box is expected to be
sent on as soon as possible and be
ready for distribution as needed.
Mrs. Sallie Rice Owen is visiting
Mrs. John Wright.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Hart have de- j
cided that Johnston is the best place
after all to reside, so after a month's
stay in Macon are at home again.
Their friends are glad to have them
back again.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Perry and
children of Peak, are guests of rela
Mrs. Kate Crouch is at home from
a visit to Mrs. Walter Hendrix at
Mr. Rupert Sawyer spent a few
days of the past week at Colliers
with relatives.
Miss Louelle Norris, accompanied
by Miss Traeger and her brother,
spent the week-end here with the
home folks.
Mrs. Murray of South Georgia is
the guest of her sister, Mrs. T. R.
Mrs. Beta Wright and Mrs. Coy
Etheredge were guests of relatives
during the past week.
Mrs. Eugene Kneece of Ridge
Spring has been spending a few days
here in the home of her father, Mr.
W. M. Clark who is sick.
Mrs. Claud Herlong and Miss Ora
May Herlong spent the week-end at
Saluda with relatives.
Mrs. Bell of Ellenton is the guest
of her daughter, Mrs. W. P. Cas
The firm of Corn & Maxwell has
been dissolved, Dr. James Halford
having bought out the interests of
the parties. Dr. Corn contemplates
locating at Greenville, and Dr. Max
well has accepted a position as phar
macist at Greenwood.
Mr. George Hardy has returned to
Atlanta after a visit in the home of
his father, Mr. J W. Hardy.
On last Friday evening Mr. Will
Wright was entertained by his
daughters, Mrs. Gerard Tarrant and
Mrs. Edith Chester, with a stag sup
per, this pleasant occasion being in
his home. About twelve of his
[friends were invited and all had a
jolly time, the affair being kept a
surprise to Mr. Wright. A very elab
orate and tempting supper \vas
Mr. and Mrs. Flowers and children
of Edgefield were visitons here on
An entertainment was had here on
Friday evening with the view of re
imbursing the treasury of the Emily
Geiger chapter. A nice sum was
Mr. Leland Miller joined his fam
ily here on Friday and they left on
Saturday for Northf>,C|irolina, where
me* T .engaso '
Meeting Street News.
The people of this section enjoyed
a very good rain last Saturday after
noon and it was appreciated very
Mrs. J. R. Blocker and Miss Effie
Mae Fox of the Waycross section
spent Friday in the home of Mrs. W.
S. Logue.
Mrs. W. S. Allen and children of
Fruit Hill visited Mrs. H. A. Cogburn
one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Burley Walton spent
Sunday with relatives near Kirksey.
J. E. Bryan and J. W. Logue were
business visitors in Greenwood last
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stevens and
children visited Mrs. J. F. Logue last
Mr. O. W. Allen of Fruit Hill vis
ited relatives in this section last
Mr. S. A. Holston spent one day
.last week with his brother, Mr. W.
S. Logue.
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Lyon, Jr., vis
ited their aunt, Mrs. Margaret Stev
ens last Sunday.
Mrs. Plyney Perminter is on the
sick list at this writing. We wish for
her a speedy recovery.
Mr. Whitman Dorn, Jr., of Augus
ta is visiting his sister, Mrs. Arthur
Quite a number of relatives enjoy
ed a very pleasant day with Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Bryan last Saturday.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. H.
A. Cogburn, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Hill,
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Cogburn and Mrs.
Marie Rhoden of Graniteville, and a
number of children.
Miss Margaret Blocker of the
Waycross section visited her aunt,
Mrs. W. S. Logue last Friday morn
ing en route to Ninety Six where
she is to teach in the Ninety Six
graded school. She was accompanied
by Mrs. S. C. Cogburn and Mrs. J.
W. Logue as far as Mr. Steve Dom's
in the Good Hope section from
where she went on the bus running
from Saluda to Ninety Six.
now To ?five Quinine To Children.
FEBRIIINE te the trade-mark name sri ven to an
improve i Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, pleas*
ant to U ke and does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it and never know it is Quinine,
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
lake ordinary Quinine. Does not nauseate nor
cause nervousness nor ringing in the head. Try
it the neut time you need Quinine for any pur'
Sse. Auk for 2-ounce original package. Th?
DeFKB&ILINEisblowninbQtUe. ttdmtr
I Miss Florence Mims . Renew;
Her Acquaintance With
Dear Advertiser:
What could be more New Eng-?
landy and Bostonesque than the serv
ing of soup with sweet rolls bedeck-^
ed with raisins?
The pious New Englander goes ti
church on Sunday, bakes beans ?n?Sj
brown bread for Saturday night's^
supper and eats doughnuts every-;
morning for breakfast. If you woulcft;
be a Bostonian, you must accept-!
that! And more than that, be a der'
votee of holidays. . .': .
This is labor day, which, being in^(
terpreted, means Rest Day, an ehig
ma that I can not explain. On this;
day I tried to get schools over the,'
telephone, but the officials had a hol-|
iday. In the process of calling, I got'
the Brookline pofice station twice
and by the time I had asked them'{
the second time if they were the Ex-*
pression School, or something, they
were ready to indict me for grand
larceny, whatever that is, or some
thing worse.
In the directory I came across the
Boston Baked Beans Company. They
are not satisfied with beans cooked
in kitchens galore, but must have
factories for them that they may bc)
more plentiful.' They maay be nutrir
tious but as for taste, I would class'
them with a grass sandwich.
Yesterday afternoon the strike de
layed us, and after a wreck had oc
curred ahead, and after our own
train had happened to some mishap,
(to which they gave some technical
name which I could not understand)
I was told that after all, we werel;
lucky to be moving, and I said won-p
deringly, "Why?" I thought we had
endured quite enough. They replied;
that the fireman, lunch -basket- in,
hand had left the train, and started^
down the street declaring that he!
had worked sixteen hours and?w
stop. Bi^vti?-^ginee*. -^nvaTr^l
ami/and' with per?u^^orS' u\\?\
kind, induced him to return. If I had
known about it in time, I think I
should have run with the engineer,
for I was aweary with much stop
ping and slow moving.
Usually, I arrive in Washington
about 7 o'clock in the morning, but
at that time, or later, yesterday, I
was eating breakfast in the station
at Charlottsville, Va. Then I reached
New York, long after the time I
should have arrived in Boston.
I was surprised that between New
York and Boston I had to take an
upper berth. On getting on the train,
the colored porter informed me that
so far, I was the only lady and that
the "New York Giants," ball play
ers, had engaged most of the car. I
think he was perfdctly delighted
that he was to serve professional
athletes, and I climbed into the up
per, resigned by necessity to this last
irony of fate. The "Giants" were ex
ceedingly quiet. If they had been
school boy players, I think they
might have had a little yelling, but
professionals are settled and serious
with pep for business and less for
fun like the amateurs.
I have not been here long enough
this time to feel like a Bostonian
again. I look out over the tops of
grayish buildings and think, "This is
not Boston." What is Boston any
way and where is it? I want to put
my arms around it all at once and
tell it that I am here, but the streets
stretch endlessly into more streets
as far as the eyes can see. So Boston
as someone said, is not a situation,
but a condition; not a locality, but a
state of mind.
Think in terms of Boston and you
are a Bostonian. Think unlike it and
here, at least you are a heretic.
Be still, and it will delight you,
and take you for its own. I like the
quietness as though it fairly said "I
am the queen city by the sea. The
hustlers are those who rush to me
and when they come and stay, they
are serene and poised and very slow
in leaving."
Copley Square Hotel,
Boston, Mass.,
September 4, 1922.
"Scrap Iron-"
I am commencing to buy scrap
iron now, but can not pay over 15cts.
per 100 cwt.
8-30-2t. M. .A. Taylor. ,
Sedgefield Baptist Association
m Held at Red Hill .
.jT.he" one hundred and fifteenth ses
sion of the Edgefield Baptist Associa
tion was called to order by the Mod
erator, Mr. 0. Sheppard at Red Hill
?burch, September 6. The Moderator
abducted the devotions, and Rev.
(F.H. Posey of Ridgedale Academy of
??red the prayer. The sermon was
preached by Dr. .Chas. A. Jones, of
VT?lumbia, Educational Secretary of
^cuth Carolina. The discourse was
???P of fine thought, and the large
audience was doubtless greatly bene
fited and enlightened.
: Mrs. Jasper McDaniel was the or
ganist in the morning, and Mrs. Hen
ry Medlock at the afternoon session.
: The report on the 75 Million Cam
paign was prepared and read by Rev.
&. T. Allen, contained many arous
ing facts and suggestions, the dis
cussion of the subject was postponed
until after the recess.
One of the interestnig facts about
the occasion was the fact that Mr.
Sheppard celebrate at this associa
tion hts twenty-fifth anniversary as
Moderator, and was unanimously re
elected for the ensuing year.
The attendance was very large,
and the recess hour was spent around
the bountifully spread table under
the shade of the oaks.
The afternoon session was a very
interesting occasion, and the report
on the 75 Million was contineud. Dr.
J: S. Dill made a great address on
the need of -Christian Literature in
the home sof especially the Baptist
Courier for Baptists.
'. This was followed by a very en
firtaining and humorous plea for
Furman university and Christian edu
cation by Professor Poole of Fur
Ean. There could be no greater cli
ax for an Edgefield county audi
ence than Dr. C. E. Burts as a speak
er. At. this hour he was'called upon
lion fund and invited the sympathy
and co-operation of all the Baptists
in the great task.
An enjoyable feature of the meet
ing was a vocal trio and organ ac
companiment by Misses Martha, Lil
lian and Alice and Madge Hammond.
Miss Alberta Talbert, daughter of
Mrs. Lucy Talbert, Misses Blanche
and Sunie May Hammond, daughters
of Mr. James Hammond, of the Col
liers section are taking nurses train
ing in the Baptist hospital in Colum
Miss Sarah Hammond, daughter
Df Mr. Elisha Hammond is preparing
to take the same training. There is
no more useful or greater service
which a young woman can pursue,
and we are glad for Edgefield county
to be able to furnish such fine ma
A report of the second daay of the
association will be given next week.
New Courses in Agriculture.
Clemson Colleme, Sept. 12.-With
the beginning this week of the ses
sion of 1922-23 the agricultural de
partment adds a complete new line
of study in the form of a two-year
course for young men who want
good training in agricultural sub
jects but can not take the four-year
courses for graduation, and adds al
so to the agronomy division a new
subject, the marketing of farm pro
ducts. These are important addi
tions to the work of the resident
teaching in agriculture, filling needs
that the faculty is glad to be able to
The new two-year course in agri
culture was created to give a broad
er training than that given by the
one-year course. It contains more
fundamental education in, the first
year and more agricultural work in.
the second year. The one-year course
in agriculture, which teaches the
practical application of the simple
principles of good farming to young
men who have some agricultural ex
perience, will be given also. Neither
the two-year course nor the one-year
course is intended as a sbstitute for
the four-year degree courses in agri
culture, but to reach with practical
agricultural training those of more
limited opportunities who can not
take the four-year courses.
The subject of marketing, which
will be added to the course of the
agronomy division, will be given by
Prof. L. D. Howell, the new assistant
professor of agronomy, who will han
dle the farm management and farm
marketing work for that division.
Marketing work as been conducted
by the Extension Service for several
years and has been very effective in
aiding farmers in the orderly sell
ing of farm products, but so far no
course of instruction in marketing
has been given to Clemson College
In this connection it may be well
to say that the teaching work of the
agricultural department as now or
ganized is done through eleven di
visions: namely, agronomy, horticul
ture, botany, and bacteriology,
chemistry, zoology and entomology,
veterinary science, geology and min
eralogy, rural sociology, and agri
cultural education, these eleven di
visions offering over 100 courses cov
ering the various phases of these
sciences as applied to agriculture.
First Fall U. D. C. Meeting.
Mrs. R. A. Marsh entertained the
United Daughters on Tuesday after
noon, September 12th. Mrs. Jeff
Wright, President, presided over the
meeting which was well , attended,
there being a great deal of enthusi
asm for the coming year's work evi
Plans for a spelling bee, to be
held in the Court House on Friday
evening of next week, September
23nd, beginning at 8:30 o'clock, were
discussed, and a committee consist
ing of Mrs. J. G. Edwards, chairman,
Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Jr., and Mrs. P.
M. Feltham was appointed to per
fect details. Prizes will be offered for
best spellers of grammar grades,
high school and adults. An admission
of 10 cents will be charged at the
door, and home made ice cream will
be sold during the evening.
Mrs. Allen Samuels, Mrs. J. G. Al
ford and Mrs. R. C. Padgett were
made chairmen to solicit the cream
A pl?as?nt' -evening will be ar
ranged and it is earnestly hoped that
the town people will join in the fun,
thereby helping the Daughters in
their efforts to meet their pledges in
the great educational campaign of
the organization.
Mrs. Marsh, treasurer, reported
two pledges met, and efforts will be
made to meet every obligation pos
sible this month.
Members who had not met their
assessments for necessary decora
tions, to be used whenever the
Daughters think appropriate, paid.
As next month the election of of
ficers will take place, Mrs. Agatha
Woodson moved that a nominating
committee be appointed, which will
eliminate a great waste of time. The
motion was carried and the chair ap
pointed the committee, Mrs. B. B.
Jones, Mrs. A. E. Padgett and Mrs.
J. H. Cantelou.
The registrar, Mrs. P. P. Blalock,
was authorized to purchase regula
tion paper for her rolls, which are
to be typed and sent in this week.
Several communications to the
chapter were disposed of, and two
acknowledgements of laurel wreaths:
sent for bereavements were reported.
Mrs. Helen S. Nicholson, assistant
historian, presided for the historical
session, making a gratifying report
of the historical work sent in re
cently. The historian, Mrs. Woodson
had contributed greatly to this work,
and Mrs. P. P. Blalock, Sr., had j
rendered great service in typing the
work on regulation sheets.
The chapter is grateful to Miss
Mary Evans for the privilege of us
ing the wonderful correspondence
she has inherited.
Several most interesting letters
from General Mart Gary and one to
Gen. Gary from General Robert E.
Lee were read.
Mrs. Woodson, upon request, read
a splendid paper she had prepared to
read to the Newberry teachers, in
which the historic reasons for the
secession and for General Lee's lead
ership in the war were ably pre
After the afternoon's program,
the hostess, assisted by Miss Dorothy
Marsh, served block cream and pound
cake, completing the very pleasant
tfc King's Kew Sisewen
Miss Susan Mathis Compli
mented. Entertained for
College Girls. Many
Teachers Leave.
Miss Julia Wise was hostess at a
charming party Saturday morning
given in honor of Miss Susan Math
is who leaves soon for Brenau col
. Complimenting the young , girls
who leave shortly for the various,
colleges, Miss Ray Swearingen gave
party at her beautiful, country home
Saturday afternoon. Quantities of
different colored asters and zinnias,
were used in the decoration of the
parlors and reception hall, where
four tables were set for heart dice.
After the game the hostess serve di
ice cream and pound cake.
Miss i Edna Sheely .entertained
most delightfully Saturday afternoon,
complimenting several of her friends..
The reception room and dining roora
were thrown open and bright colored
garden flowers were artistically ar
ranged about the rooms. Four tables
were arranged for rook. After ths
games were over an iee course waa
served, the hostess being assisted by
Mrs. E. F. Harrison.
Mr. G. T. Duncan is at the Uni
versity hospital for treatment.
Mrs. Coy Etheredge and her litlte
daughter, Lila Lee, have returned
from a visit to Mrs. M. R. Wright of
\ Mrs. B. J. Harrison has returned
from a visit to relatives and friends
in Saluda.
The following teachers left this
week: Miss Helen Marsh to McColl.*; .
Miss Ruth Salter to Greer; Miss
Edith Herlong to Springfield; Miss-.
Lillian Marsh to Gaffney; Miss Mat? .
tie Lee Long tc Andrews; Miss Mar
tha Harrison to Congaree; Miss Sa
die Long to Saluda and Miss Mary
Helen Harrison to ^Ehrhardt.
. The ' ?oUowfc? boys':ieft%n!8' we??F
for their respective schools: Charlie
?Day, Thames Jamison and W. A.
Pardue to Clemson, College; Hugh
Clarke to the Citadel; James Her
long and Lewis Moss to Funnan .
Vetch for Soil Building.
Clemson College, Sept. 12.
Hairy vetch, because of its adapta
bility to all the soil types of South
Carolina, is the safest legume to sow
as a winter soil building crop. It does
well on soils ranging from sandy to
heavy clay and will make a fair
growth on soil so low in fertility
that crimson clover would be a com
plete failure.
Vetch is a nitrogen gatherer of
first importance . A growth suffi
cient to produce one ton of hay will
contain approximately 50 pounds of
nitrogen, and the stubble and roots
of this will contain about 12 more
pounds of nitrogen. This sixty-two
pounds of plant nitrogen is equal to
the nitrogen in about 417 pounds of
nitrate of soda. Three fourths of this
is gathered from the air by the le
gume bacteria on the vetch roots
and is a clear gain for the farmer.
Besides converting air nitrogen into
an available form, vetch prevents
the loss from the soil by leaching
and erosion of approximately '50;
pounds of nitrogen per acre.
Vetch may be planted either alone .
or with any small grain, suggests R.
W. Hamilton, Specialist in Legumes,
who says that on poor soils rye and
vetch will give the largest amount of
growth for turning under. Twenty
pounds of vetch with one bushel of
rye or two bushels of oats per acre
should be used. Seeding may be done
broadcast or in the drill. In drilling
oats and vetch together the seed in
the hopper should be kept well stir
red or the planting will not be even.
Inoculation of vetoh is absolutely
necessary for its successful growth
on land that had not previously
grown vetch. Inoculation may be
done by the pure culture or by the
soil method. Soil where English peas
or sweet peas have grown and pro
duced nodules on their roots may be
used as these two legumes and vetch,
are inoculated by the same strain of
Further information regarding the
growing of vetch may be obtanied
from county agents or from the Ex
tension Service of Clemson Coll?ge?

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