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Tim* Report*-.
J. W. Johnston a j<? day sgn
moved with. his family from Port
Milljio Rock Hill.
The Rev. R. Q. Kendrivand
family of Kaeford, N? C., visited
friends and relatives in Fort Mill
last week.' / "
Miss Corrie Lea Howard of New
jSf berry was a guest Tuesday anu
Wednesday at the home of the
Rev# W. R. Bouknight.
B? E. Patterson of ParmWUe.
N. C., spent Saturday and Sunday;
at the home of his father, J.
H. Patterson, in Fort Mill.
William Erwin, recent Clemsou
graduate, left Fort Mill Monday
inojning for Lynchburg, Va., to
accept a position with a textile
corporation. '
Arthur Young, son of Mr.
? and Mrs. J. T. Young, will matriculate
at Washington and Lee
university, Lexington, Va., at the
opening of the session next September.
knlthrt Prvtfo u fnu? Ju VQ flffd
a i % VI to O iv V WUJ n W(S"
returned ta his home in the Port
Mill community after finishing
the first year of his studies in the,
law school of Washington and..
Lee. university, Lexington,. Va.
M iss Elisabeth Buchanan and
Miss Mary Harris of Charlotte
were guests last week of,Mrs. W.
F Harris at the Palmetto hotel.
Miss Lillian Whiting of Liunberr
ton, N. C., was auother receut
guest of Mrs. Harris.
The first Fort Mill township
cotton bloom of the season,, reported
to The Times was brought
to the office Saturday morning byTom
Allraan. farmer of the Flint
Hill neighborhood. Since then cotton
blooms have been found in a
number of fields in the township..
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Link left
Fort Mill Tuesday, mnrniinr for
Williamfiton to be present Wednesday
evening at the marriage
of their son, Clarence S. Link of
Laurens, to Miss Ruby Anderson,
daughter of the Rev. Mr. Anderson,
pastor of the Williamstou
Methodist church.
The congregation of Philadelphia
Methodist church Saturday
afternoon gave their pastor, th'l
Rev. W. R. Bouknight, an oldfash
ioned *4 pounding,' * consist
ing of choice groceries and other
"good things to eatr' for which
Mr. Bouknight expressed gratitude
to the committee which delivered
the supplies.
Although generous showers
have fallen over practioally all
of the eastern section of York
county in th^ last week, there is
a strip of territory in the upper
section of -Fort Mill township
which has had no rain for more
than six weeks. This strip includes
the farm of W. L. Hall
unit tint rtlil Snrin ira
in the Flint Hill neighborhood.
Cotton on the two places is not
suffering noticeably for lack* of
rain, but the drought is retarding
the growth of the corn.
Writing to a friend in Fort
Mill under date of .Tune 26. .T.
T.ee Capps, who-moved with his
family from Fort Milt to Jacksonville.
Fla., a few weeks ago,
says he has found it impossible
to rent the sort of home he wants
and that he has decided to buy
and build in an attractive section
of the city. Mr. Capps says
Jacksonville recently has. been
extremely hot. hut Fort Mill citizens
who read the statement will
wonder whether the Florida metropolis
has had anything on
this section in the way of hot
Char lea A. Mots Dead.
Charles A. Moss, former Fort
Mill citizen who moved from here
to Hock Hill ten years ago, died
at his home in that city Wednesday
night and Thursday morning
the body was brought to Fort'
Mill and interred in New- Unity
cemetery, following funeral services
at the home by the Rev. John
S. Speake of the Methodist
lr. i r
uuurcu. wir. moss w?s /4 years
old. He had been in ill health
for Reveral weeks and hope for
his recovery had been given up.
He was a kind hearted man and
true friend who was held in high
esteem by his neighbors and
friends. Mr. Moss ia survived by
his widow and a number of children.
two of whom, W. Slade
Moss and George W. Moss, are
Fort Mill citizens.
Convicts Repair Road.
A considerable amount of valuable
work has been done during
the last ten days on the public
road between Fort Mill and Catawba
river by a squad of prisoners
from the county chaingang.
The road was first plowed up
and then rolled and scraped and
is now in better condition tb&n it
has been in for some time.
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Hmf ford li>Mn| toBuj Mmtii
- Henry Ford is pfepm'iitg -to
complete the economic cycle of
Jris^ industrial empipe-by buying
the government's 100 million dollar.
nitrate' plant at Muscle Shoals,
This plant is still incomplete
and idle> lacking an appropriation
of 15 million to finish it and
pat it into -operation.
Ford plans to transform this
white elephant into a paying
proposition in the same way in
which his wisardy changed the
D.^ T. & I. railroad from a $200.000
a month loser to a moneymaker.
Ford's first step in setting up
an industrial empire was to establish
his own "parts" factories
in Detroit for hiR auto and tractor
plants. His second step was to
purchase outright his sources of
raw materials. His third step
was to buy the D., T. & 1. railroad
to transport much of these
materials to hiR factories.
Now he is taking his fourth
step?negotiating for the purchase
of the great nitrate plant.
Why! To provide cheaper nitrates
for farm fertilizer; thus to
improve the farms and increase
the farm market for tractors aud
Tribute to J. H. Coltharp.
The Yorkvitle Enquirer pays
the lollowinv tribute to the memory
of Josiah H. t'oltharp. who
died at his home iu Fort Mill
township on Friday, June 17:
"Every inch a gentleman anil
all-round good citizen was Josiah
11. i on harp, who passed away at
his home in Fort Mill township
lust Friday at the ripe old uge of
87. He was a native of Fort Mill
township and lived within a few
miles of the spot on which lie was
born all his life except during
the four years he spent in the
war. He was never rich and
never wanted to be, but owned
his own farm and lived on it in
comfort, and happiness, notwithstanding
a stroke of paralysis
that troubled hiiu during the last
2t> years of his lift*. He was a man
of large intelligence, correct principles
and a never failing fund
of wholesome humor that made
things pleasant for all with whom
he came in contact. He was always
against evil of whatever
nature, there was never any question
of where he stood as to matters
involving morals, and no
man in his neighborhood stood
higher in the estimation of all the
Speaks Well of School.
The Fort Mill school district
has a friend in John E. Sweariogen,
State superintendent of education.
In a letter of June 25
to John E. Carroll, superintendent
of education for York county,
Mr. Swearingen says "that the
checking of the equalizing application
for Fort Mill school has
been completed. The application
has been approved for $1,928."
In another letter Mr. Swearingen
soya, referring to the amount allowed
the Fort Mill school, "It is
a pleasure to do all 1 can to aid
this district because of the effort
of the community to develop a
good school."
The fund of $1,928 which the
State board has set aside for the
li\/?ul o/kll AaI wir mil Ka f\*\r?l!r\.l 4 4 1% ?? I
Hi avuuui 11 in hi- <i |jj?iH-ii 111 i inpayment
of teachers' salaries un-.j
dor the provisions of the act of
the General Asesmbly of 1920
providing a minimum salary for
public school teachers.
Died in Bergdoll's Place.
Russell C. Gross of Philadel- I
phia, the man who took Grover C. '
Bergdoll's place when the con- '
victed slacker, now a fugitive in
Germany, failed to answer the I
call, died a hero in the Argonne
forest after being cited for bravery.
Gross was a private in
Company E, 328th infantry, and
was killed by bullets from a German
machine nest'. The fact that
he was slaiu after taking the
place of the slacker Bergdoll
was revealed by the Overbrook
post, American Legion, of Philadelphia.
The post announced it
would change its name to that of
the fallen hero.
Gross, who was 23 years old.
was the first man called bv the
draft board after Bergdoll failed
to respond. He went overseas
with his command on May 1,
1918. The citation by Brig..Gen.
Lindsay shows that he was killed !
on October 24 of the same year
in the Mense-Argonne offensive.
R. D. Nunn is the ony Kort Mill
man drawn to serve on the jury
during the first week of the July
term of court for York county.
Obedient to a petition signed by
a majority of the freeholders of
the-Town of Port Mill, as-shown
by the tax books, and filed by
bp id freeholders with the Town
Council, praying that a special
eicetioh be ordered for the purpose
of submitting to the qualified
electors of the Town of Fort
Mill the .qucsliou of. the issuance
of the bonds as hepeinnfiHr
forih, and in accordance with the
Uw, notice is hereby given thut a
special election of the
voters of the said Town of Fort
Mill be held on Tuesday, the fifth !
day of July, 1921, between the
hours of seven A. M. and four 1\
M., at Young & Wolfe's store in
Fort Mill, S. at which election
there will be submitted to the
qualified voters the following
11 Whether for the purpose of
paying outstanding indebtedness
of the Town of Fort Mill, incurred
for extensions and additions
to the waterworks system of said
town of Fort Mill, shall issue emi.
pon bonds as provided by law, to
an amount not exceeding Pour
Thousand Dollars, same to bear
interest at six per cent per annum,
payable semi-annually."
The ballots shall be prepared
in accordance with law. and shall
contain thereon the following:
4'For the issuance of waterworks
bonds." "Yes or No."
Those voting in favor of the issue
shall deposit a ballot with the
word "No" erased thereon; and
those opposed to the issue shall
deposit a ballot with the word
"Yes" erased thereon.
Books of registration will he
open in the office of the Clerk and
Treasurer, on Trade street, in the
row 11 of Fort Mill, on the 15th
day of .June, 1921, for the registration
of the qualified electors of
the Totvu of Fort Mill, and will
remain open until and including
the 4th day of June, 1921.
The following are appointed
managers of the said election:
Herbert Harris. J. M. Belk, and
J. C. Saville.
Mayor Pro Tew.
.i4tes! ?
C. S. LINK. Clerk.
\Y. B. WILSON, Chairman,
Commissioners of State and
County Elections for York
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666 euro Biliouaneaa.
New lot Ladies' and Children's
Hats at half price just arrived at
M assay's.. ?
666 cures a Cold quickly.
University of South Carolina
The examination for the award
I of vacant scholarships in the University
of South Carolina and for
admission of new students will he
held at he County Courthouse.
.July 8, 1921, at 9 a.m. Applicants
must not be less than 16 years of
age. When scholarships are vacant
after .July 8, they will be
on arded to those making tlie;highest
average at examination, prosided
they meet the conditions
governing the award. Applicants
for scholarships should write to
I 1 ! 1 ^ it >1 ? ? ? ? *
I i~ remit em i urreu ior scnoiarsiup
application blanks. These blanks
properly filled out by the applicant
should be filed with I)r. Currell
by duly 5. Scholarships are
worth $100, free tuition and fees,
total $lf?8. Next session will open
Sept. 14. 1921. For further information
write President W. S.
Currell, University of South Carolina.
Columbia. S. C.,
Winthrop College
The examination for the award
of vacant Scholarships in Winthrop
College and for admission
of new students will be held at
the County Court House on Friday.
July 1, at 9, a. m. Applicants
must uot be less than 16 years of
Wh."ll wnliAluruliina "?
1.. ? ^,, ,, .? .? avt*\/i??niiipn QIC f O"
cant after July 1 they will be
awarded to those making the
! highest average at this examination,
provided they meet the conditions
governing the award. Ap- '
plicants for scholarships should
write to President Johnson before
t4ie examination for Scholarship
examination blanks.
Scholarships are worth $100
and free tuition. The next session
will open September 14th 1921.
For further information ana catalogue.
address Pres. I). B. John- [
son. Rock Hill, S. C. 3t '
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