Special to The State.
Blaney, Nov. 19. – An enjoyable father-son banquet was given by the boys of the high school and seventh grade to their father last Tuesday evening in the main lobby of the school building. Covers were laid for 80 plates and a delightful supper was served by the women of the School Improvement association. Leonardo Andrea acted as toastmaster and introduced the following speakers in order as follows: D. W. Traxler, who welcomed the guest on behalf of the vocational class in agriculture: D. W. Traxler, who welcomed the guest of behalf of the vocational class in agriculture: J. B. Sanders, Kershaw county agent: Edward Maddox who gave the toast to the fathers and M. Martin who responded with a toast to the sons while the following girls from the high school served at the table. Mildred Evans, Edna Shell, Josephine Thornton, Lelia Mae Hinson, Elizabeth Kelly Lelye and Clelye Rose. After supper was over W. H. Garrison delighted the audience with his jokes. Verd Peterson of the state department of vocational agriculture was introduced as the speaker of the evening and gave a practical talk of thrift and education.
Morris McCombs entertained a number of his boy friends with a dinner Sunday in honor of his 12th birthday.
Misses Sue Motley and Mary Motley and Mrs. Marguerite Anderson of Columbia are in Blaney this week on the account of the illness and death of their aunt, Mrs. John Motley.
Jack Dominick and Willie Williams of Turin, Ga., are visiting T. P. Shell.
Mrs. J. H. Howell and children, Edna Howell, Marion Howell, and J. H. Howell, Jr., with her brother, Vernon Nettles, have returned to their home in Hamlet, N. C., after visiting Mrs. J. M. Tronton.
Miss Eleanor Grace Kelly of Columbia spent the weekend with her grandmother, Mrs. A. K. Rose.
Miss Kathleen Brown of Columbia was the guest last week of Miss Janie Perry.
Miss Olive Andrea left Wednesday for Florence to be with her sister, Mrs. Agnes A. Gribb, who is ill from ptomaine poison.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Traxler and daughter have returned from Branchville.
The following students spent the weekend with their parents; Norman Rose, Jack Rose, Elise Rose, Clara Motley and Florrie Ross.
The School Improvement association will meet in the school auditorium Tuesday evening. November 22. A Thanksgiving program will be given the the Rev. Lewis N. Taylor, rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Columbia will deliver an address.