William Jerome Christmus Jr.

1854 William Jerome “Willie” Christmus Jr. was born December 14, 1854, the son of William Jerome Christmus and Lucinda Permelia Reville Christmus. 1923 W. J. Christmus The funeral of W. J. Christmus, well known planter of Richland county, is being held Friday afternoon from his late residence on the Monticello road. The services are being conducted by the Rev. J. L. Outz, pastor of the … Continue reading William Jerome Christmus Jr.


Timmonsville, Sept. 22. – Among students who have gone to various colleges are: Mary Lee, Nell Morris, Edith Anderson, Catherine Fort, Winthrop; Julia Saverance Meredith, Raleigh: Mima McLendon, Greenville; Nell Cannon, to Coker; Floy White, Chicora; Evelyn Coker, Mary Alma Anderson, Janie Mae Purvis, Elizabeth Coker, Columbia; Nebraska Brown, Lamont Sansbury, R. C. Saverance, Jr., Furman; James Huggins, Wilma McDaniel, Graywood Hawkins, Clemson; Edwin Rollins, … Continue reading Timmonsville

Teacher Leave; Students Depart

Instructors and Seekers after Knowledge Make Exodus From Timmonsville. Special to The State. Timmonsville, Sept. 20 – The following young people from Timmonsville, all recent college graduates, are teaching school this year; Misses Grace Baskin, Evelyn Lea, Hyatt Park, Columbia; Eloise Anderson, Central; Marguerite Sims, Pinewood; Fances Rollins, Evergreen; Kessie Purvis, Lamar; Corrie Mae Hill, Arkansas; Ellie Mae Purvis, Lamar; Thelma Bailey, Jamison; Lois Sansbury, … Continue reading Teacher Leave; Students Depart

Want Teachers of Agriculture

Interest in Subject Show Steady Growth FOR NEW PRODUCTS People Want Information of Growing New Crops – Many New Schools on List. Interest in the teaching of agriculture in the schools of south Carolina is steadily on the increase according to Verd Peterson, director of vocational education of the state department of education, and this year 145 teacher will be employed in 36 counties as … Continue reading Want Teachers of Agriculture

On 75th Birthday

On Thursday, the children and grandchildren of Mr. J. W. Rose, entertained him at his home near Blaney with a delightful birthday dinner in honor of his seventy-fifth birthday. The table was bountifully spread with good things to eat, and in the center the snowy birthday cake was gleaming with 75 candles. After dinner the guest were invited into the living room where songs of … Continue reading On 75th Birthday