Eleven Roads Now Impassable

“Going From Bad to Worse,” Moorefield Says. CAN DO BUT LITTLE Continued Rains Add to Seriousness of Situation – Any Dirt Road a Risk. Eleven state highways are now impassable, according to the latest information received from the state highway department. “We are in a hell of a shape; going from bad to worse,” was the laconic comment made yesterday by C. H. Moorefield, state … Continue reading Eleven Roads Now Impassable

Short Term Prisoner Yells, “Don’t Do That”

Shuck Howell, short term prisoner on the Richland county chain gang, undertook to feign insanity to escape routine work on the roads, but he failed. He worried county officers, caused Governor McLeod to issue papers authorizing State hospital officials to hold the Negro for observation, played his game at the institution, lost his fight after a fair trail, returned to camp, renewed his funny doings, … Continue reading Short Term Prisoner Yells, “Don’t Do That”

Many State Roads May Be Impassable

Continued Rains Produce Decided Change, Engineer Reports. NO RELIEF PROMISED BY WEATHER BUREAU Florence-Sarlington and Newer Columbia-Lexington Roads Closed – No Trouble From Rivers – More Records Shattered at Columbia Station. “If the rain continues through the night, chances are very few sand-clay and top soil surface road will be passable tomorrow,” C. H. Moorefield, state highway engineer said last night, in speaking of the … Continue reading Many State Roads May Be Impassable

Another Highway Out of Condition

Walterboro – Yemassee Road in Bad Shape. State highway No. 30, between Walterboro and Yemassee, is impassable, according to a telegram received yesterday morning at the state highway department – from W. E. Harris, Maintenance supervisor at Walterboro. Travelers should detour by Islandtown and Varnville, Mr. Harris advised. The Westminster – Walhalla road in Oconee county is impassable, according to the latest reports given. The … Continue reading Another Highway Out of Condition

Roads Are Muddy But Only Two in S. C. Impassable

With the exception of two roads, the one between Walterboro and Yemassee and the one between Westminster and Walhalla, the state routes are still passable though considerable damaged by recent rains, C. H. Moorefield, state highway engineer, stated at his offices in Columbia Saturday. The roads in the lower part of the state are very muddy and rough but there is no immediate prospect of … Continue reading Roads Are Muddy But Only Two in S. C. Impassable

Movies in Kershaw

Demonstration Agents Present Pictures Throughout County. Special to The State. Camden, Sept. 26 – During the last two weeks, the farm and home demonstration agents have covered the county with a motion picture presentation of interesting agricultural and home economics subjects. A number of business houses of Camden purchased a sufficient number of advertising slides to defray the cost of the outfit. The program for … Continue reading Movies in Kershaw