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1SEWBEKI1Y, S. C? 'IT K SI) AY, Dt ( KMHE It 19, 1916.
THitJt A rtEiiK, *!. ? A VE AM.
I >ew Pastor Installed?Charge Deli>
^ered by Dr. Yoigt?Red Men Elect
Officers?< oile?o Students Coming
Home fo^^ristmas.
"Prosperity, December 18.?Rev. C.
Skealy was installed Sunday as
pastor of Grace church. Dr. A. G.
a- J ? - C ' T 11 Vi A?n n Onminorv
'VOlgC, uea.il Ol Hit bUUician utiuiiiK. ;
at Columbia delivered the charge to
the pastor and to the people. The
k congregation and friends of Grace
church extend a hearty welcome to the
newly installed pastor and are ever
ready to help hold up his hands.
The Methodist Bazaar was a great
L_success and a nice sum was realized*.
1 Rev. and Mrs. E. P. Taylor leave
this week for New Orleans, where
fcihey will meet their son, Prof. John
Taylor of the University of Texas.
Miss Beale of Cumberland, Mr., J.
C. -Schumpert's popular milliner leaves
this week for Jacksonville, where she
will spend Christmas with Mrs. W. A.
Mesdames B. B. Schumpert and P.
C. Singley were shoppers in Columbia
Mr. Pat Wise comes home Thursday
from Roanoke college on the Christ
mas holidays.
^.Mies Iris Perry and little Miss Wil
helmina Wise have returned to their
home in Ridgeland after a visit to
-Little Miss Wise's grandfather, Mr.
A. G. 'ttlse.
The Clemson cadets will be coining
Thursday, 21st, who are: George
W^ise, Henry Quattlebaum, Carrr.ll
Brills, Leslie Singley, Deut Beden
^>augh, Hunter Fellers.
Misses Marguerite Wise and Doris
TnpqHav from Co
JVVMU " w* * * ?t- ? __
lumbia college.
Mrs. Sarah Holmes and little grand
daughter, Katherine Holmers, of At
lanta, are the guests of Mr. A. G. Wise.
Miss Elizabeth Hawkins of Marion
is-home for the holidays.
Mrs. Joe Sitz of Birmingham is
visiting her mother, Mrs. H. P. Wick
^ Mr. S. J. Kohn has returned from a
business trip to Columbia.
Mrs. George Harmon and little
daughter leave this week for Piedmont
' and Birmingham, Ala., to spend Christ
mas with her mother, and other rela
Mr. and Mrs. Marks Simpson have
returned to their home in Charlotte.
Dr. T. J. Littlejohn of Inman has
been visiting his little daughter, Mary,
at the home of Mr. S. L. Fellers.
Dr. E. . Ridgell of Batesburg spent
a few days last week with his sister.
Mrs. Rosa Lester.
The Winthrop girls will come homo
Friday for the holidays who are as
follows: Susan QuatotleDaum, susan
"Langford, *Mary De'Walt Hunter, Ruby
Wheeler, Grace Sease, Moss Fellers,
Cairo Wyche, Katie Mae Nance and
Joeephine May.
The Red Men have elected the fol
lowing officers for the ensuing yea*!
Sachem. Dr. T. N. Kibler; S. Sagamor 3.
Dr. C. T. Wycho; Jr. Sagamore, Mr.
Mills; Chief of Records, B. M. D.
"Livingston; Collector of Wampum, W.
E. Moseley; Keeper of Wampum, ?W.
k "W. Wheeler.
t Miss Lucile Shealy and Mr. Webster
Dominick of near Prosperity were
married Sunday afternoon by Rev. J.
B. Harmon at his home in McXary
If you want to laugh and grow fat
make your plans to come to see "The
Deestrick Skule of Long Ago," to be
given in the town hall Tuesday night
at 8 p. m., December 26th. Young
and old will take part in this play,
I the proceeds of which go to the Young
\ People's society. Each ..actor and ac
tress is qualified for the part they
wui laKe ana an evwnug ui mtw.
raent is promised. Admission 10 and
For Deficit Campaign Fund.
Contributions received to $1,00 fund
for deficit by Fred H. Dominick in
campaign fund of National Democrat
ic comniittee.
Newberry county.
Fred H. Dominick $25.00
'-w-Sam P. Crotwell 50
Through Cannon G. Blease:
Cannon G. Blease 2.0C
John C. Goggans 1.01
Julius R. Eison 1.0
W M Dorroh 1.0C
J. C- Sample 1.0C
D. J. Taylor 1.0C
lO r> 1
1^. u. W CCftj . . .
H. P. Baker ...
Miss Colie Blease
There will be an oyster supper, fist
and cake walk at Mt. Pilgriir
school house on Tuesday the 26th
at "5 p. m. Mr. L. D. Morris' strin?
band will furnish the music. Th*
proceeds will be for the benefit of tli<
school. Evprvbody is invited to com?
and enjoy e occasion.
^ ^ */ i
<* ?
V <?> ^ ^ <? $> <$> ? ?> <$ ? -C $ $> & <9
As I said in my last article it was
niy intention not to worry the read
ers of The Herald and News with any
thing more until the new year at
least, but the editor the other day
handed nie a note from an apprecia
tive reader of my stuff addressed to
him which runs like this: "Tins
would be good for the paper on the
first page. Would you use it? Or
ask The Idler. Everybody would see
it if he put it in his column, and then
tlicy could not neip reaums; u. i
refers to a little poem and tlie editor
turned th;> whole thing over to me.
I reckon he did not like the state
ment that anything that went into my
column was more likely to be read
than if it went into any other column
of the paper. Well. I am glad some
one thinks well of my articles and
thinks that the people read them. You
know, it does not matter much to me
whether any one likes them or reads
them. I have written what I think
always and I am glad if it pleases anu
if there should be any tnai are uw,
i pleased I am sorry, but 1 can't help
it because I Only write the truth as
I see it and as long as I wrtfe !
will write the same truth. But I am
pleased to gratify this good reader of
my articles and hope others will profit
by the good example, *nd here is the
little poem:
A Christmas Carrol.
(By James Russell Lowell.)
means this glory round our
The Magi mused, "more bright than
^hiintpri rlear and sweet
/XilU f wtvvu ? ?- -?. ?
"Today the Prince of Peace is born."
"What means that star," the Shep
herds said,
".That brightens through, the rocky
And angels answering overhead
Sang "Peace on earth, good will to
'Tis eighteen hundred years and more
Since those sweet oraclrs were
. We wait for ilim, like them of yore,
; Alas, lie seems so slow to come.
Put it was said in words of gold
! Xo time or sorrow e'er shall dim
, That little children might be bold
In Derfect trust to come to Him
All round about our feet shall shine
A light likfe that the wise men saw.
If we our loving wills incline
| To that sweet life which is the law
. So shall we learn to understand
I Tho oim<nio faith nf Shenherds then
j And clasping kindly hand in hand
Sing "Peace on earth good wip to
i men.*' ^?3
And they who do their souls no wrong
i But keep, at eve the faith of morn.
Shall daily have ihe angel 2 ;ng.
"Today the Prince ot Feace is born."
This is a time when ther'e should
j be peace and good will in every heart,
! and yet there are many sad hearts in
this land, but when we think of tho
\ number who are engaged in the world
fVlot nm?
war we can uc niainvnn i^iai ?-.
i?> casi in a goodly place. You know,
I am an optimist by nature and try
i always to see the bright side of every
thing, and try also to see where any
misfortune might have been worse.
J But somehow these Christmas times
do not bring to me that joy and happi
1 ness that they once did. Somehow !
, have a feeling of sadness. When I look
around my own hearthstone there arc
so many vacant chairs that 1 cannot
nirm. tliof fool itlo- r\T <9f1nPS>
| u i i v (_ a*>aj tiiui, w*. k.-w w ?
[ When one grows old with seventy
i1 summers behind him there cannot heir
but be many vacant chairs and one
should be thankfal that his life i;
spared and believe that it is for som*.
: | good and wise purpose. 1 try so tc
( think, and now the great pleasure 1
| get from Christmas time is in mv
(I feeble way trying to make some othoi
, soul happy, and in fact I am persuader
(! that is the only real happiness w<
( ; ever sret out of life?we arc most hap
py when we have really contribute'
1 - - - f A 1 - T . 1
, to the happiness 01 oiaers. u:
j be thankful that there is peace in oui
I midst and feel that we are still hen
II for some good purpose in the divin<
plan. In this gift season time giv(
( to the poor and the orphan, if it b?
but a cup of water ii' given with th<
right spirit it will not be forgotten
but there can be little good in givint
rich gifts to those who already havt
TsifcMie: ppire ami <rood will is al
right in a way, but the thins; is to cl(
l',n rip^r]. and that is what counts
Hnre now is wishing all of my read
ers peace and goo<l will and a rea
genuine happy Christmas
The Idler.
in spite of the cold blustery day
there was an enthusiastic and sym
J)UII1611C IliUt'UIlg m L11C L'UUUli Itavir I
crs association in the court house
Saturday, December 17th.
! A campaign to suppress illiteracy in ;
X; wberry county has been begun by
the teachers and plans and devices are
being made for this purpose. A com
mittee composed of Miss Sadie Gog
gans; Messrs. Jas. P. Kinard, C. T.
, Wyche, together with members of j
county board of education, namely. -
S. J. Derrick. 0. B. Cannon, B. M. |
Setzler and Chas. P. Barre, county ;
superintendent of education, are giv-;
ing valuable service in mapping out
' this work. Most of the school dis
' tricts have already been canvassed to
ascertain the number of illiterates and
the association hopes to be prepared
to start the school work in the new
To encourage this undertaking the
, State Board has offered aid to those
i teachers who are willing to render
their services.
Newberry county will observe Field
Day in the spring. The fair will be
: eliminated and the Field Day shall in
clude literary and athletic contests
i The two delegates .to the State
! Teachers association will be elected at
i the January meeting. j
j Pomaria Letter.
The college girls and boys will be-,'
gin coming in Tuesday for the holi-i
i days.
Mrs. M. Q. Werts of Salisbury 13
visiting relatives in town. Prof. K.
R. Kreps spent the week-end inChar-j
i lotte, N'. C.
There will be a Cristiaas tree and
exercise in the Pomaria graded school
by the children Friday evening, Dec
ember 22nd beginning at 7:30. The
following is the program:
Song?"Merry, Merry Christmas
j Bells"?By School.
j Welcome?Clyde Sheafy.
Dialogue?"Christmas Crazy Class" ,
?Four Girls, Three Boys.
Recitation?"Ring 'Christmas Bells" .
?Julia Koon.
Recitation?"The Day After Christ
mas"?Thomas JKinard.
Song?"Silent Night"?By School. j
Recitation?"Two Boys"?A. J. j
.Amick. . '
Recitation?"Hanging up Stocking" ;
?Louise Graham. j
Stocking Drill?Ten Girls.
Recitation?"Most Noted Man"?Six
Boys. * J
i Tableaux?"'Neath the Mistletoe"? ,
Cline Stuck, Cecil Berley.
Song?"Santa is Mistaken"?Primary
Grades. j
Recitation?"Chrfstmas Spirit"? j
Clyde Hentz.
j Recitation?"Christmas Trouble"? j
j Mf>he] Set7ler.
Star Drill?Seven Girls.
Recitation?Lester Williamson.
Recitation ? "Christmas" ? Lovis
Song?"Giving Time"?By School.
Recitation?"A Baby's Stocking"?
Willie Mae Stone.
Pantomme?"Away in a Manger"?
! Ton Little Girls. '
j Play?"Coming of Santa Claus"?
Six Boys and 1C Girls.
I Sons of the Christmas Tree?By
The public is cordially invited.
Trouble at Prosperity.
In response to a message from
Dm.-nou,. to thp sheriff's office at
| about eight o'clock Saturday night
Deputies Dorroh and Melton were
! *:ent to that town to settle a row be- j
! tween Chief of Police V. B. Workman
i and Messrs. Jack, Ben and Leo Math
is. The officers arested the Mathi3
brothers and released them under a
$600 city bond for their appearance
i for trial. It is thought there is an I
' old grudge at the bottom of the diffi-;
! cutly, which intensified the trouble
1 of Saturdav evening:. We have failed i
I in getting communication with our
Prosperity correspondent, but under
stand that Chief Workman was pretty
: hadly beaten by the three men. and
| that some shots were exchanged be
, twe n them, which, however, did not
; take pffect. There was to have been
a preliminary hearing before Judge
Hair at Prosperity Monday morning,
but it was postponed. Judge Hair has
also put th^ men under a county
bond. Our Prosperity correspondent
will report the case for the next is
sue of the paper.
The following invitations have been
Mrs. Delia Koon
requests the honor of your presence
at the marriage of her daughter
Lottie Allene
Thorras Jeff?rson Tines
Tuesday, December twenty-sixth
nineten hundred and sixteen
At Home. Six O'clock. Newberry, S. C
Jr." ?
At a meeting held recently in the
auditorium of the high school M. L.
Spearman, by request of a committee
of the D. A. R. of Newberry, present
ed the matter of using the old court
house for a community house for the
benefit of the whole county. The au
dience was so much impressed by the
revival of this subject that a motion
of Jno. M. Kinard, the chairman of
the meeting. Dr. Ja8. P. Kinard. with
M. L. Spearman, and the committee or
the D. A. R's., were appointed to se
lect a committee representing each
township in the county to bring the
matter before the county delegation.
The delegation will be asked to take A
such action as is necessary to make a
the building a real community center t
and provide for its care and mainten- t
ance as such. t<
It was part of the resolution that li
Mr. Spearman should be chairman of n:
the committe and that he with Miss a
Mary L. Burton, Miss Fannie Mc- .d
Caughrin, and Mrs. J. Y. McFall, tl
should represent township number one a!
on the larger committee. b
In accordance with the provisions tl
of the resolutions the nominating S
committee met at the high school on o!
last Friday, December 15th, in tht'4^ w
ternoon, and completed the county ii
committee by the appointment of the b<
following representatives from the va- a:
rious townships: No. 2 W. C. Brown, a:
ISO. 6 Mrs. Ij. t~. xvjuue*, t .uio.
S. A. Jeter, No. 5 Mrs. R. G. Smita,
No. 6 Mr. V. C. Wilson, No. 7 Mrs.
Geo. T. Reid, No. 8 Mr. H. 0. Long,
No. 9 Mr. R. T. C. Hunter, No. 10 Mr.
Ben M. Setzler, No. 11 Mrs. E. 0.
A meeting of the county committee is
called for Saturday, .January 13<th,
1917, at 11 o'clock in the new court
house. It is sincerely hoped that ev
ery member of the committee will at
tend the meeting.
A few, years ago the county decided
by a popular vote that the old build
ing should stand and the time has
now come to make it serve the purpose
for which it was preserved.
' flcesc-Duw:!.
Atlanta Georgian.
Mrs. Emma Reese announces the
marriage of her daughter, Jessie Eliza
beth to Mr. Albert H. Beiter, the cere
mony having been performed by Rev.
W. R. Clekler at the home of the
bride's mother on Georgia Avenue, on
Thursday morning, November 30, after
which the bridal party entertained at
the home of the groorp's parents.
Mr. ana .\irs. jotmer v* m ut- cn. uv/^v, ,
to their friends at 48-East Georgia ^
avenue, after December 10th. ,
Reese-MeWJllIamH. i:
Mrs. Emma Reese and Mr. Sam Mc- v
Williams were married on December
5th at the parsonage by Rev. Clekler. ^
A number of friends witnessed the 1(
ceremony. They will make their home j,
at 183-Oakland avenue, Atlanta, Ga. ^
Mrs. McWilliams is a sister of Mr.. a
T. J. Davenport of Newberry. ; ^
Death of Mrs. I. M. SnDer.
Mrs. Suber, widow of Ivy M. Suber,
died on last Wednesday at the home
of her son, Mr. Zach H. Suber, at
Whitmire, and was buried on Thurs
day at Mt. Tabor church. She was
a daughter of the late Solomon Har
Death of Mrs. W. .1. Hollowfir.
Mrs. Holloway, wife of Dr. W. J.
Holloway. died at her honip at Chau
pells on Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock,
after a month's illness of pneumonia,
and was buried at 4 o'clock on Satur
day afternoon from Saluda cnurcn,
'Chappells. The service was conduct
edby the Rev. G. R. Pettigrew. Mrs.
Hollo way was 66 years old. She was
formerly a Miss Jennings of Edgefield
county and was a graduate of the
Due West Female co^ege. Besides
her husband she leaves two sons. Dr.
W. 0. Holloway and Mr. J. LeRoy
Holloway, to mourn her death.
Mr. .Tno. C. Goggans, .Tr.. having
sometime since completed the good
work of installing city water pipes
and a sewerage system and electric
lights in the homes 01 tne Aewoerry
Cotton mills village, is now at worlc
with his fine force putting lights in
the Mollolion mill village. The
thoughtful mill management said let
there be light for the people and .Tno.
('. Gogg;ins is the right man to throw
on the brightness.
Is Fred Mac Lean in an Ohio town?
is a headline in Monday's News snri
Courier. An intimate friend in Char
leston of Mr. McLean has received
from Toledo. Ohio, a post card which
he believes is from the missing young
ivmn aornrdinfr tn the News and
Courier. That paper also says the
post card was inspected by Dr. J.
Henry Harms while he was in the city
December Ifc and he expressed the
spme opinion as that held by the re
'omt- nf the r-ard. that it was from
"MacLoan.' The card was not sign
Shannon Reighley. J
I believe it was a long time ago
hen Cow per wrote (something like
lis: j
i 1
God made the country and man made \
the town; j <
What v/onder then, that health and ' j
virtue, gifts ! ;
hat can alone makf sweet the bit- ' (
<* J ?~ ~ Vv * j
ler ar<xugiit . ,
That life holds out to all. should I
most abou-nd j ;
nd least be threatened in the fields j i
and groves?" ( i
1 i
And I believe in mv inmost soul !" \
iat the same is true today just ae it' ;
as when Cowper penned those lines i ]
.t. any rate, I am from the country, J1
nd I long some day to be able to re
irn. to the country. When I men
on to some of my friends that I hops {
0 build me a log cabin on the old j i
ills at tli? encestral home, and spend . 1
iy declining years there, they laugh j J
t the idea, and I am all serious and <
eeply in earnest about it. The only ' <
ling that prevents it is that I am not! i
ble financially to do it. If I could j <
uild me a log cabin bungalow on t
lose hills at the old home near Jolly
treet, I would not remain in the city
1 Newberry many days as a home. I <
ould go right back there and bask | t
1 the sunshine that seetos to me to' ^
e brighter and more balmy than at j ^
ay other place that I have ever seen, [ *
nd I nave iravciu Q lruin uc uuu w i
f* t^": V"*- *^Tn*^?o *!>*>- |
if!?. ";?jt ! :avr> n~""rys Tirtrl too "inch
int'T*?".'. 17 ;-.rV? ry and
takes money to be able to realize
^ /) ~r?o ?" TT-p (irr0 m
As (Joldsmith puts ft?
Where'er I roam, -whate'er realms to
?y heart untraveled, fondly turns
back to thee."
But all this has nothing to do with j
'hat I started out to write, except;
lat the occasion brought back to my j
lind the dream of my life.
Some time ago my good iriena, t^. n.
hannon, told me that he would ta\'e
o excuse from me, but that I must
ome to the event of which I am try- {
g to write. I promised, and I was !
:iere. It was the marriage of his;
aught r, Willie Mae, to Mr. D. Alan (
.'eiehiey. The time was last Thurs-1
siy evening at seven o'clock. The!
lace, the elegant old Colonial home {'
f Mr. C. H. Shannon.
Cannon Blease had extended nie an ;
u-itation to go with him again on this ;
ccasion, and I naa promiutru, win. i
iany misgivings, but I went, and in j
he car was Mr. L. W. Floyd of New-(,
erry and on the way we got Mr. W. E. !
liraore. It must be said to Cannon's j
redit that on this occasion he real-1'
jed that it was not so important thai!
re get there before we started, and;'
hat he had no pressing engagement j,
.'hich. brought him home beforr-r we;
2ft Mr. Shannon's. In ,other words,!
e drove beautifully going and return-;
ig and I rpally enjoyed the ride out
nd back. The'evening was cold and
* 3 ^
he air was DrisK ana uraumg
aade those old log fires at Mr. Shan
on's bum the brighter.
Mr. Shannon lives about 14 miles
rom Newberry in Xo. 4 township an 1
n one of those old time Colonial
omes that reminds one of the days
iefore the war. I don't mean to be
mderstood as knowing from actual
:xperienTce about those times, but then
have heard the old people talk and j
have read a little about those good '
'Id days and it brought to mind what
had heard and read of auld *.'?7ig j
*ne. ,
And surely ye'll be your pint-stoup, j
And surely 111 be mine;
Vnd we'll tak a cup o kindness yet,.
For an Id lant? >ynt." !
When we arrived there was the bon- j
ire in the yard and the darkfcs stand- i
ng around to welcome the coming
?ucst and to wish "young missus-' al; j
<:nds of good things, and to get scrap- '
:hing good to eat for themselves. Well,'
it was nnp of those old time country j
.veddings of which you Ivue real or:
iear<j but seldom s?.'en.
The old home in which Mr. Shannon !
lives was built by the Duckstts arid j
ifterward occupied and owned l>y the ,
Duncans. It is a typical Southern !
iiome of the old time and the farm sur- j
rounding it is productive an I fertile :
and the neighborhood is fine.
About a hundred and fifty of the!
m fhe country and from'
the cities of Newberry and Whitinire!
!iad assembled to enjoy the tV^tive oc-1
sasion. The old home was beautifully j
*< ;;*:;!ed in Southern smilax andi
. . i
ivhite chrysanthemums and the bis log j
[ires in the old fire places ?r>ok<? a!
silent and eloquent welcome to the!
guest. There is nothing to equal tbe I
r-omfort one gets from the old open j
fire place and the big log that;
glow in the winter evening.-.
'To me more dear, congenial to my i
One native charm, than all the gloss
cf art."
The guests v.*r received at the<
The pastor and members of the
First Baptist church are deeply grate
ill to the pastors and members of the
?hurches of the other denominations
:n Newberry, as well as to all tlie tfti
s:ns of the town, in helping us to
entertain the delegates to the recent
Tim hncnif olitv r\i
LUU V 1 iiV/ VA waiw
people was bountiful and cheerful and
aided greatly in making the conven
tion one of the best ever held by our
iTomination in the State. Words are
inadequate to express our apprecia
tion and we can only say our thank?
are sincere and hearty and when op
portunity offers that we will be only
Loo glad to reciprocate.
TVio Y,a\x? r>hiir/>li nf PhilHr>'q
negation, Newberry county, S. C., is
being completed and is described as
aeing one of the most beautiful and
commodious country churches in tne
county, -where the Lutherans are
stronger numerically than all the
other denominations combined.?Lu
:heran Church Visitor.
loor by Mrs. J. C. Abrams. f^rlien the
;ime arrived for the event ich ^<5
yere assembled to celebrate the gaeatB
*rere invited to the spacious parlor,
inri the ribhon ?irls. little* MiS?fe3
tfary Mayer and Rosalyn Shannon, ap
peared at the door and took the while
ribbons and made the gateway for
:he approach of the bridal party. First
iame- the flower girls, little Lillian
Shannon and Sara Hipp followed by
:he preacher, the Rev. J. B. Fridy with
:he ushers, William Scott and John
Riser, and then followed the attend
mts, Miss Emma Hargrove with Ray
mond Abrams, Miss Inez Dobbins with
Lee Hargrove, and the mafd of honor.
Miss Connie Shannon, and the dame of
bonor, Mrs. Qrville Suber, sisters of
the bride; then came the^room and
his best man. Robert Price, followed
Ly the bride on the arm of her father.
Beneath the regulation wedding *>#?!
the ceremony was performed by the
preacher which made the two one
flesh. The wedding march was play
ed by Mise Xenie Duncan. She was v
attired in pink silk taffeta with net
and pink satin ribbon trimmings.
The bride wore a beautiful cos
tume of white silk crepe de. chine
trimmed in silver lace, the bridal veil
caught up with orange blossoms. She
carried \ rides roses and lillies of the
vnl/pv The rlame of honor was drees
ed in white raessaline with beaded
trimmings, and the maid of honor in
pink silk taffeta trimmed with pink
chiffon and carried a huge bouquet
of white chrysanthemums. The brides
maids were dressed in pink crepe de
chine with pink malin^ trimmings anil
carried pink and white carnations.
The flower girls were dressed in white
net trimmed with pink ribbons, and
the ribbon girls wore white embroid
ered voille with pink sashes.
After the ceremony the guests were
invited to the dining room where they
o?>rvrri a Kiimntuniis course of
chicken salad, turkey and ham sand
wiches, crackers, pickles, olhes, old
time pound cake, fruit cake, ice cream
blocks, by Misses Lucy Hargrove, Hai
tie Cromer, Mary Price, Ola Reighley.
Mattie L:e Shannon. After dinner
mints were passed by Miss Connie
The punch bowl' was presided over
by Miss Xenie Duncan and John Grif
The presents to the young couple
were numerous and handsome.
The groom is a tine young fellow and
I wish.to congratulate him and to wisii
tlie bride mighty well.'
You,know, as I grow older I have a
weakness lor going/to country wed
dings, and I can't help it. It brings
to minct me (lays oi my uumwu, ?ucu
I went to weddings at the home of
Mr. Henry Summer when Ben Kemp
son and Bunyan Epting and all those
others who were so fortunate as to
fool the daughters of this good man
were married and the old time wee
ding dinner was served. I hope it
will not be out of place for me tcr re
mark that I just like the old way a
little better of having -a long table
and the guests seated to enjoy the
meal instead of handing it around
This new way, to my mind, has just a
tendency to take away from the un
iqueness of the old time country wed
ding. But then these are new days
and time changes all things. And
don't forget that at these weddings
to which I refer I was a wee small
Mrs. Shannon had a very elaborate
rapper and 1 enjoyed it very rnuc'i
and after the service in the dining
room I demonstrated my apprecia
tion by going to the serving room and
taking a new supply right thero. !:
taking a new supply right tfcer;-.
That chicken salad and country
ham, .ah. so fine that it makes or.e
hungry to write about it. It was
a very interesting occasion and
one long to be remembered. I hope
there will be another at Kay Shan
non's very soon.
XL,. II.
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