School At Blaney Begins Year’s Work

Building Enlarged by Addition of Six Class Rooms and Laboratory – Andrea in Charge. Special to The State. Blaney, Sept. 21. – The public school at Blaney began the work of the new year last Monday, though it was open last Thursday, one or two days before required in the classification of the pupils in arrangement of work. Seventy pupils are enrolled in the high … Continue reading School At Blaney Begins Year’s Work

Jeffers Is Held On Murder Charge

(Special to the Record) CAMDEN, S. C., Sept 16. – Elmore Jeffers, who is alleged to have shot and killed Peter Kirkland at Blaney Tuesday evening just after the primary election polls had closed. He was brought to Camden and placed in jail to await his trial. The trouble grew out of the race for magistrate of Blaney. In the first primary one of the … Continue reading Jeffers Is Held On Murder Charge

Magistrate Race Results In Death

Peter Kirkland Shot at Blaney. BY ELMO JEFFERS Shooting Follows Fisticuff in Altercation Over Campaign of Slayer’s Cousin. Special to The State. Blaney, Sep. 14 – Peter Kirkland, 25, was shot and mortally wounded here late this afternoon by Elmo Jeffers, the difficulty supposedly arising over a magistrate’s race between Jeffer’s cousin, Thomas C. Jeffers, who was defeated by G. D. Watson. It appears that … Continue reading Magistrate Race Results In Death

Peter Thomas Kirkland

1901 Peter Thomas Kirkland was born December 4, 1901, in South Carolina, the son of John Lee Kirkland and Emma Strange Kirkland. 1910 Peter Kirkland was counted April 22, 1910 ┬áin Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a six-year-old male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father; John Kirkland and his step-mother, Beatrice Boyd Mills and siblings; Jeffie L. Kirkland, Maggie Z … Continue reading Peter Thomas Kirkland

Services Begun By Salvationists

Ensign Bergren and Corps Visit Camden and Blaney; Likes Columbia. Ensign R. E. Bergren, with member of his staff, held their first meeting since assuming the command of the Columbia Salvation Army citadel on last Thursday, in Camden Saturday afternoon, where a large and enthusiastic crowd greeted them. A service was also held at Blaney, at which the people of that section also evidenced keen … Continue reading Services Begun By Salvationists

Fort Mill

Special to The State. Fort Mill, Sept. 5. – The opening exercises which marked the beginning of the fall term of Fort Mill public schools were held in the auditorium Friday morning following assignments of high school pupils Wednesday and Thursday and a faculty meeting Thursday afternoon. The auditorium was filled with pupils and interested friends and patrons, who listened attentively to addresses by captain … Continue reading Fort Mill