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VOI^. LXYI. NO. 20. UNION. S. C., FRtDA^, MA.\ 19, 1910 Union library 81 ()() A A If ,, , , ,,, i ' ,jr* COMPANY E. IN TUEi Adj. Gen. Moore Sees Marked 1 Improvement in Union's Sol- 1 dier Boys?Sixty-Four of the Sixty-Five Members Present for Inspection. Enjoyable Ban- v quel Served at Dixie Cafe. J i c "Johnson Rifles," Company E, First c South Carolina Infantry, was in- i spected by Adjt. Gen. W. W. Moore s Tuesday evening:, and out of 65 mem bers of the company there were pres- I ent 64. General Moore expressed him- I self as highly pleased with the mark- I ed progress the company has made $ in the past year, saying that Union 0 had one of the best companies in the I State. This company was formerly 5 known as Co. M., but has recently s been numbered Co. E. The commis- v sioned officers are: Captain, J. Frost Walker, Jr., recently promoted to major; first lieutenant, J. A. Hollingsworth; second lieutenant, E. R. Ashford. The non-commissioned of- * ficers are: First sergeant, Walling * Price; second sergeant, Pierson Bo- a lick. b The close and extended order drill Tuesday evening, under the inspection P of Gen. Moore, was an annual event. 11 I. C. Pierce won $5 prize for hav- e ing the cleanest rifle. Will Hart won r the $3 prize for being the neatest in ^ dress. j After the inspection, the company, with a number of invited guests, en joyea a delightful banquet at the Dixie Cafe. The toastmaster for the occasion was Senator J. G. Hughes. Senator Hughes spoke briefly and called upon several to respond to 11 toasts. Rev. E. S. Jones, Dr. Theo. ( Maddox, Mayor Wharton, Adj. Gen. Moore, Lewis M. Rice and Rev. Jno. / F. Matheson each responded to toasts. | The city of Union has in the "John- c v , ' . son Rifles" an institution of which she s may well be^jjroud.^ j ""the company will take note of this] announcement. v PRAYER SERVICE. "The union service held by the vari- f, ous denominations at Santuc during the past year, and each week except one during the year, will observe the first anniversary of the movement on ^ Sunday night. Several speakers have been invited to attend, and a large c gathering is expected for the Sunday K night service. ^ REELECTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTHERN CONVENTION. v v Board Against Union?Report Rec- t oin mends That Denomination De- c cline to Join Others in Mission Work. v ii Asheville, N. C., May 17.?Reelection of the Rev. Dr. Lansing Burrows v of Americus, Ga., as president for an- d other term and the presentation of the foreign mission board's report, c recommending that the Southern Bap- " tist convention decline to enter into a urlion with other denominations in e foreign mission work featured the I opening session of the Southern Baptist convention here today. This and v other reports presented today will be I discussed later. Dr. Burrows was elected over M. c H. Wolfe, a lay member from Dallas, 1 by a vote of 7.10 to 655. Other officers chosen were: * Vice president, B. C. Henning, ^ Elizabeth City, N. C.; J. D. Mell, of c Athens, Ga., and J. C. Stalcup of Oklahoma City; secretaries, O. F. \ Gregory, Baltimore and H. C. Moore, ^ Raleigh, both reelected; treasurer, $ George W. Norton, Louisville; auditor, W. P. Harvey, Harrodsburg, Ky. \ Possibility that the Southern con- f vention will hold a meeting at the same time and place with the Northern Baptist convention next year was brought out by efforts by members of the Southern Baptist churches in Kan- 1 sas City to make that place the next c convention city. It was said efforts 1 were being made to get the Northern J Baptists now in session at Minneapo- c lis, Minn., to meet next year in the i Missouri city. New Orleans, Hot i Springs and several other Southern cities also are seeking to entertain the Southern Baptists in 1917. The report of the Sunday school board, presented today, shows total ' receipts of $452,729, with a balance * on hand of more than $30,000. The 1 foreign mission board announced com- f pletion of the Judson centennial fund ' of $1,250,000 for aiding foreign mis- 1 sions. 1 Tonight's session was devoted chief- f I., f a t-Un oormAn a/ aL- 1 .y iv vuv oviiuuii ui tut: convention, ' preached by the Rev. Dr. Charles W. ' ' Daniel of Atlanta. i " ^ * ' Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Bozeman left 1 Wednesday for Asheville to attend the i Southern Baptist convention. < SPECTED C WAY EVENING )ESTRUCTIVE WHITMIRE FIRE. Q ..arjre Portion of Business Section Wiped Out?Estimated Loss of $100,000?Partially Covered ku ? ? n.. mmj illouiOlltC. On last Friday morning Whitmire vas swept by a destructive fire that fr< lestroyed almost the entire business Mi lock, entailing a loss of $100,000. Qf rhe fire is supposed to have been ac- Mi :i'dental, starting in the livery stables Be if P. B. Odell. There were 15 build- Er ngs, large and small, and some large Cr tocks of merchandise destroyed. The heavy losers by the flames are: id< \ B. Odell, estimated loss of $3,000; Qli ^stmaster Duncan, $2,000; Miller 1 Jros., $40,000; C. H. Cooper Co., w 135,000; The Glenn-Lowry Co., $25,- Tu i00; Z. H. Suber, $8,000; Estate of at )r. Hilton, $2,500; H. L. Parr, $-2,000. 4ost of these concerns carried con- m< iderable insurance, while some were wi without any insurance whatever. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED. B/ At a lawn party given Monday afernoon the engagement of Miss Ida Bi 'aimer and Mr. Guy H. Wilburn was i nnounced, the marriage to be celerated in the summer. These young people are deservedly lopular and their friends are much nterested in the announcement of the Bi ngagement and approaching nrfar- jjr wi, JHURCH STREET 21! TENNIS CLUB ENTERTAINS. ; The Church Street Tennis club had ' moonlight picnic on their court londay evening. Twelve couples /ere present and a most delicious super was served. j :OURT IN SESSION THIS WEEK. 1 IT nt L Number of Cases Tried and Dis- Gu posed of. ma Court of general sessions for Union ounty convened Monday, Judge T. S. 1 lease presiding, and Solicitor A. E. doi [111 representing the State. The following cases, have bees ried: 'hi*" ^ The State vs. Joe Ellis, charged < rith assault and battery. Verdict: 1 Guilty of simple assault. The State vs. Albert Gamer, W< harged with intent to rape. Verdict: . Not guilty." _ ] The State vs. Wm. Davis, charged vith burglary and larceny. Plead L. uilty. The State vs. Hettie Renwi'ck, chi harged with arson. Verdict: "Not sp< uilty." The State vs. Geo. Gore. Charge: transporting liquor. Plead guilty. The State vs. Ed. Hughes, charged vith murder, and carrying concealed ' weapons. Verdict: "Not guilty on he first count; guilty on the second j01 ount." The State vs. Julia Rice, charged vi'th malicious trespass. Verdict: Not guilty." e* The State vs. Sam Kassler, charged 1 cith larceny. A mistrial was or- a" ered. ' The State vs. Frances Hollis, harged with murder. Verdict: un Guilty of manslaughter." The State vs. L. M. Charles, chargd with violating the dispensary law. Mead guilty. The State vs. W .T Potoc ohomoil vith violating the dispensary law. Mead guilty. cn The State vs. "Bum" Thomas, 20 harmed with violating the dispensary aw. Plead guilty. The State vs. Will Mitchell, charged vith violating the dispensary law. Verdict: "First county, guilty; sec- ' md count, not guilty." dr< The State vs. Sam Askew, charged ? vith violating the dispensary law. pil /erdict directed by the court, "Not Je Cuilty." sei The State vs. W. S. Dill, charged TP vith breach of trust. Verdict* "Not foi ruilty," directed by the court. at< BAILEY-SANDERS. ' an ma Miss Clarice Bailey of Sedalia and ex ilr. R. G. Saders of Union were unit- Pe id in marriage Sunday evening at the lome of the officiating minister, Rev. Ino. F. Matheson, Union. The friends >f these young people unite in wish- ?f ng them long life and great happi- W less. thi ? lit NEW BUILDING ON MAIN. w< sk Mr. Jacob Cohen, the owner of the wi wilding next door to the Union ho- its .el, and which was destroyed by fire ecently, is being rebuilt. A hand- fr< some front will be put in, and the on milding, formerly one story, will be an nade two stories, and the upstairs m< will take in Jthe building of the Ediloni'a theatre, the two buildings being inited in one handsome two-story on wilding. pi Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Padgett and er ittle child returned to their home in M Lincolnton, N. C., on Monday after a is risit to Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Barnette Hi >n Gave avenue. re I :ity schoo ci raduating Class Address b Ladies in the Class?Cont< Recital Interes Eight young ladies will gradu&tdl: TT_:? u:_u ?1 1 ?- ' 1 sin wic umiuii niK11 scnooi r riaay,| jy 26, the day set for the closing l the school. The graduates ares < isses Ellen Hope, Mabel Lawsott, i irtha Waldrop, Pauline Milling,' 1 nma Krasnoff, Lucile Colson, Ethel osby and Jennie Colson. 1 Dr. William Spencer Currell, pres- i :nt of the University of South Can- 1 na, will deliver the address. The music recital by Miss Beatrice | ilburn's music class will be give < lesday evening, May 23, beginning < 8:30 o'clock. < The girls' recitation contest for the i ;dal offered by Mr. A. B. Brannon i 11 be held Wednesday evening, May i iPTIST LADIES TO HOLD MEETING. vision Three, Woman's Missionary ? Union to Gather at Jonesville < Sunday?Program for the 1 Day's Session. . i < Program of quarterly meeting of vision three of the W. M. U. of 1 lion County association to be held th Jonesville Baptist church May 1916: Devotional?Mrs. W. O. Southard; Welcome?Mrs. R. E. Littlejohn. v. Response?Mrs. W. H. Lawson and ! s. J. L. Johnston. Enrollment?Reports by a member 1 ?m each society. Prayer. Hymn. tW ^ Home Missions, What? Whyt; ' ?w? When? By pastor, J. W. y, to be read by Mrs. Reuben Cotnj A article by Mrs. E. F. Kennedv. aaf B Foreign Mission Report?Mrs. Ha<^j Prayer. Tribute to Miss Mallie West by < ast Springs W. M. S. Announcements. ] intermission. ' 1:30 P. M.?Devotional. Mrs. Annie I Johnston. ii The afternoon session will .be in A arge of the leaders of the re- Ii active bands and Y. W. A.'s. S VITATION TO*GRAM) LODGE TO MEET HERE. v t An invitation will be extended the ^ and Lodge, Knights of Pythias, to v me to Union next year. The Grand j dge usually has about 400 dele- g tes in attendance. Cherokee Lodge, t >. 37, has instructed its delegates to j tend the invitation. The city coun- ^ , the Union Chamber of Commerce, ] d a number of the leading citizens < Union will second the invitation of < i local lodge. Union will gladly ite in a hearty welcome to this ( lendid body of men should they de- j le to meet here next year. ( ICE CREAM SUPPER. 1 The Christian Endeavor Society of 1 Tabor school will have an ice ! ;am supper Saturday night, May The public is cordially invited to ;end. MEDAL FOR BEST ESSAY. The Jefferson Davis chapter, Chil- ' en of the Confederacy, have offered gold medal to the High school pu- 1 , boy or girl, for the best essay on ! fferson Davis, the medal to be pre- ' nted during commencement week, lere are a number of contestants r the medal and the affai"* has tieed no end of interest. Mrs. J. W. 1 L\son is tiireetress of the chapter | d has stimulated the children to do iny good deeds. The medal is on hibition in the show window of the lople's Drug Store. EATH OF LITTLE DAUGHTER. The death angel visited the home Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Perrin on ednesday afternoon and claimed eir little daughter, Josephine. The tie girl had been ill for several ?eks and all that loving hands and ill could do, was done for her but tnout avail; the little spirit took ( t flight at 3 o'clock. The funeral services will be held ( om the First Presbyterian church Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock, ' d the interment will be at Rose5nt cemetery. Master Fant Gilliam was operated for appendicitis at Steedley's hostal this week and is improving evy day. He is the son of Mr. and rs. D. Fant Gilliam of this city and a bright and popular little fellow, is friends are pleased at his rapid covery. LS jOSE MAY 2( y Dr. Currell?Eight Youn est for Medals and Music ting Features. 24, beginning at S:30 o'clock. On this evening there will also 1 presented a medal for the best esss Dn Jefferson Davis. This medal l?iven by the Children of the Coi federacy. On Thursday evening, May 25, tl boys 'declamation contest for tl medal offered by Col. T. C. Dunes will be held. This is the second year that tl graduates of the hfirh school will r, ceive diplomas signed by the go' srnor and by the State superintem Bnt of education, and is given to thoi students who have attained a min mum of 14 units required for gradi itipn. w W. O. W. UNVEIL TO MONUMEN' Putnam Camp, No. 588, will unve i monument to the memory of So1 Breign Boyce Smith, at Mt. Lebano Sunday, May il, at 3 o'clock p. r John K. Hamblin, Esq., will be tl rrator of the occasion. The public is invited, as well i Ul sovereigns from sister camps. A LAWN PARTY. Miss Frances McDow entertain.' last Saturday at the home of her p. rents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. McDo\ In celebration of her birthday, lumber of her friends were biddt ind a merry time was spent in game Ices and cake were served by tl foung hostess assisted by her moti >r, Mrs. R. W. McDow. DEATH OF A LITTLE GIRL. [ff Mattie Louise, the 4-year-ol laughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Wi lied Tuesday at the home of the pi ^nts Jn Goshen Hill township an ,vas b^jted the following day in Boi Jhfrfceen frail all her short life. Tl krarts have the sympathy of mar in the bereavement that hf j ome te them. lEAtH OF AIRS. J. W. NANC1 Mrs. J. W. Nance died Monda torning at 3 o'clock at her home, i Vest End, Union, and her body wi s lid to rest iii the Hames buryin ! round, near Grindall Shoals, lierokee county Tuesday. Mrs. Nance was sick for quite t bile and was a great sufferer, hi > ?re her sufferings with great fort i ide. She was in her 51st year ar * as the daughter of the late J. < 1 ames of Cherokee county. She n irvived by her husband and or 1 lughter, Lillian, aged 13 years. SI a survived also by four brother iii'illis Hames of Pacolet, R. 1 Tames of Ottaray, J. A. Hames < Sowdeysville and J. G. Hames < jrindall Shoals. Mrs. Nance was a consistei Thristian and a member of the Fir Japtist church. The burial was coi lucted by Rev. Geo. I'. White, h( instor. Mrs. Nance was a woman posses ng a most lovable character, and h< leath has brought sorrow to mar learts. SALVATION ARMY SERVICES Envoy D. T. McAbee wishes us 1 mnounce that revival services are b ng held in the Salvation Army tei >pposi'te the court house, every evei ng. The services will begin eat ivening at 7:30 o'clock and Envc McAbee will be assisted by the di rerent ministers of the city. An earnest invitation is extendi :o everybody to attend these se fices. CHOSEN PRINCIPAL OF WAVERLY SCHOO Prof. W. C. Ikenberry, principal ( the Union High school, has been elec ?d principal of the Waverly school Columbia. He has not made any <1 :ision in the matter yet, but the pe pie of this city and especially the p iiuna 01 me scnooi, nope that he wi lecide to remain with us. Prof. Ike: !>erry came to Union two years aj from Virginia and quickly made place for himself. He is an excellei teacher and a man of fine qualitie We trust that he may see his wt clear to stay here. 4A KENTUCKY BELLE" AT BISHOP SCHOO There will be a play, "A Kentucl BOile," a comedy in three acts, at tl Bishop school, May 26, beginning 8 o'clock, p. m. The proceeds will go to pay for piano for New Hope church. T public is cordially invited. Admi sion of 10 and 25 cents will charged. k.. CLIFFORD SEMI 5 CLOSI JONESVILI.E HIGH SCHOOL i CLOSES SESSION FRIDAY. 1 The Jonesville High school will have the graduating exercises at 11 o'clock Friday morning, and Governor R. T. Manning will deliver the address. There are seven girls and ,e seven boys in the class. The hour for ty the closing exercises has been changed is from Friday night to Friday momn_ ing, it being found that Governor Manning could not be present Friday ie evening. The class exercises will be held * T>! 1_ " in i uurauay evening, as formerly announced. r , m , < le EDGE-EDWARDS. I T. 5 Lynchburg, May 13.?The home of 1 Mrs. J. W. Tarrant was the scene of \ 5. a pretty wedding at (5 o'clock s Wednesday afternoon. May 10, when c Miss Beulah Monroe Edge became the wife of Joseph Vernon Edwards. An o ? informal reception was held from f? 'I p o'clock until the hour for the wed- h ding;, at which was gathered the close V ,;j friends of the bride, who were served with ice cream and cake, the color s n scheme bei:;7 pink and white. Various a n' instrumental selections were rendered [ jg during this hour by Mrs. J. W. Tarrant. Just before the ceremony, Mrs. ] s J. W. Tarrant sang "Constancy" and v Mrs. F. L. Glennon "I Love You t Truly"' and "Always." ( Then to the strain of the Lohengrin wedding march the bridal party 0 sd entered the parlor. First came the d a- little ribbon bearers, Misses Ellen (j v, Tarrant and Ella Martin Griffin. The 0 A only other attendants were Miss Cath- p m arine Richardson, maid of honor, and p a. Covert P. Lowden, best man. The ie bride entered on the arm of the c i- groom. The impressive ceremony was e performed by the Rev. H. C. Hammond, Presbyterian minister from St. C Charles. The brfde was attired in a coat suit of midnight blue taffeta with ac- b [X cessories to matcly K Miss Edge, who is from Union, has c 'd been an efficient teacher in the Lynch- R burg school during the past year, and p whil.r liero ^iAde*^niiTriy^frtendsr^"'?' * I Mr. Edwards is a business man of 3 >y I Manning. Mr. and Mrs. Edwards 11 immediately by auto for their home s in Manning. f & RECITAL AT VlGH SCHOOL. 1 b The music pupils of Miss Beatrice 1 In Wilburn will give their recital Tuesday evening, May 23 at 8:30 o'clock, d in the high school auditorium. v m A gold medal is given each year t by Mr. J. H. Gault and is eagerly I a contested for. 3 *} The program is as follows: 1 1. When Life is Brightest (Pinsuti) r Chjrus. t 2. Barcarolle (Sydney Smith) Miss ;i 18 Catherine Sartor. c ie 3. Military March (Koelling) t ie Misses Smith, Purcell, Smith and o s? Purcell. a '* 4. Sextette from Lucia, left hand v ^ alone, (Leschetizky) Miss Emma i Krasnotf. 5. Pantomime, "Comin' Thro' the I ^ Rye"?Misses Haile, Morris, Murrah 1 and Morris. ,1" (>. Love Dreams?Miss Bernice o 9r Douglass. 7. Le Carillon (Leon Pinguet)? c s" Misses Arthur, I'urcell arid Williams, r er 8. Witches' 1 Dance (Paganni)? I IV i.-?i: ? i?iu / iui.i.1 I'jii/.uufin vmrner. 9. Overture: Iphigenie in Aulis (Jansen)?Misses Garner Smith, YVilburn and Wilburn. ^ 10. Grand Polka de Concert (Wal- :i lace)?Miss Emma KrasnotT. 11. The Fan Fairies (drill) ? (flar- f a ris)?Misses Purcell, Poole, Hollings- 1 worth, Long, From, Ilaile, Jolly. 1 12. Birth of Spring (Waring)? ? Chorus. s Delivery of Gault Music Medal. I , -j * * ' t THE REVIVAL AT BUFFALO. rOur services are starting off nicely. Large congregations are attending L. and some interest already being manifested. Quite a number asked for of prayer last night, and five came fort ward and knelt at the altar, one of in which professed to find the Lord, e- The preaching, which is being done o- by Rev. J. O. Burnett, is strictly a- scriptural and clear. He is an evanill ?relist. in/loorl nf oKiiUi. ? ai/i.ivj . n- The singing, which is in charge of |' *o Prof. W. T. Merritt, is of an extraa ordinary type. He is a man that nt has travelled almost throughout the 1 is. union and sung for some of the lead- 1 ly ing evangelists and in large gatherings. It is said by some that he is the best they ever heard. Come one and all to the meeting. We are expectcy ing greater things yet. tie B. H. Harvey, at Pastor. Mr. Wilbur Smith of Tyler, Tex., a is spending a few days with his pahe rents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Smith, Is- of this city. Mr. Smith is a great bebe liever in Texas, and says it is the greatest country on earth. NARY NG EXERCISES Or. J. J. Harrell to Preach Baccalaureate Sunday?Dr. Witherspoon Dodge of Andderson* to Deliver Graduating Address?Graduating Class of Three. ? Thusrday evening. May 18, at 5:30 o'clock the music pupils of the riifTord Seminary will give their anlual recital in the auditorium of the Seminary. At the conclusion of the >rogram a moonlight lawn party is o he given under the auspices of the f. W. C. A. when cake and ice cream vill be served, the proceeds to he for ei ding a delegate to the Blue Ridge onvention. On Saturday afternoon at 5:30 'clock class day will he observed. 'he seniors are Misses Helen Campbell, Fannie Mae Wade and Cornelia V ade. Sunday morning- the baccalaureate ermon will he delivered to the class t the First Presbyterian church by )r. J. J. llarrell of McColl, S. C. A union service will be held at the 'resbyterian church in the evening /hen announcement will he made of he work accomplished by the Y. W. A. during the past year. Monday evening: marks the closing: f the year at Clifford and the adress to the graduating class will be elivered by Dr. Witherspoon Dodge f Anderson and diplomas presented o the class by the president, Mrs. 11. I. Clifford. The faculty and pupils unite in a ordial invitation to all those intersted to attend the exercises. CENTENNIAL SERVICE MAY 7. The centennial of the American Bile Socioty was observed by the convegation of the First Presbyterian Hurch on May 7. The Rev. J. F. fatheson, the pastotf of ^he church, reachfed an instrujpve sermon in ffoih history v?x The nX" o<nety and the trials through which he Bible as a book had gone. At the ervice the scriptural lesson was read rom a magnificent old Bible which /as presented to Hon. Thomas Chiles errin, of Abbeville, father of the ate George C. Perrin of this city, in 861 by the American Bible Society. A Mr. Bull, an Englishman of Borleaux, Abbeville county, died and villed the most of his large estate to he American Rible Society and the Vesbyterian Board of Publication. Jr. Bull's will was contested by tn?: thetts of Charleston, who were his elatives. Mr. Perrin represented hese Societies in the court and after long hard fnrht. won the case and barged nothing for his services, and hese Societies in acknowledgement f the favor sent this Bible, received fter the commencement of the Civil car, the beginning1 of hostilities havnir delayed its arrival. The Board of Publication sent some landsome volumes also: among them ''ilgrim's Progress, Sacred Lyrics, Assembly's Pigest, and three volumes f Cohen's Letters. This Bible was made and bound 'specially for Mr. Perrin, bound in norocco, with large brass clasps and ears this inscription on the back: "Hon. Thomas C. Perrin "Abbeville, S. C. "Presented by the American Bible Society in acknowledgement of valutble services, 18(11." Twice this Bible has been saved rom burning homes, once when Mr. T. C. Perrin's handsome house was turned in Abbeville in 1877, and when dr. Geo. C. Perrin's hmtso wo* ,i? itroyed Nov. 3, 1913, when it was >ractically the only part of the conents to escape the flames. meeting postponed. The meeting of the board of corjorators for the proposed electric ailway connecting Union, Spartaniurg, I,aureus, Clinton and other places, which was to have been held n Spartanburg Tuesday, May 16, was postponed to Tuesday, May 23. J. E. Jacobs, chairman of the hoard, rejuested the change in the date of the iceting, ami in me meantime is in Slew York seeking to interest some arge financiers in the movement, lie lopes to have something definite to report at the Spartanburg meeting lext Tuesday. MRS. KELLAR ENTERTAINS. Mrs. George Keller entertained a number of friends on Saturday afternoon in honor of Miss Madeline Miller, of Shelby, N. 0. The rooms were fragrant with Crimson Ramblers, these roses being used in great profusion. Tables for bridge were placed in the hall arid parlor. At the conclusion of the game, delicious ice cream and cake were served. Mrs. Keller was assisted by Mrs. W. B. Todd of Buffalo.