Blaney

Special to The State.

Blaney, Sept. 15. – Last Monday evening in the school building the women of the School Improvement association gave a pretty reception in honor of the teachers. The receiving line stood in the main lobby of the school which was decorated with fern and goldenrod. In the line was Governor John G. Richards, Superintendent Leonardo Andrea, Mrs. Sallie Bowen, president of the association; Miss Lille Belle Evans, vice president, and Mrs. A. T. Simpson, secretary; Denver W. Traxler, Misses Eulalie Sheely, Myrtle Laird, Susie Shannon, Connie Lee Andrea, Mabel Peterson, Fay Hill, Jean Starnes, Blanche Wyndham, Myra Pettigrew. After passing down the line the guests were show into the library, where Misses Mary Rose, Leila Mae Hinson, Gertrude Brown, Adabel Price and Elizabeth Kelly served punch. About 400 guest called during the evening and at the conclusion of the reception everybody repaired to the auditorium, where John G. Richards, governor of South Carolina, delivered an able address on education.

The Woman’s Missionary society of the Baptist church met with Mrs. A. T. Simpson Tuesday afternoon.

Miss Beatrice Ross left Tuesday for Greenville, where she is a sophomore in the Greenville Women’s college.

Mrs. W. P. Shaw and Miss Edna Shaw of Southern Pines, N.C., are the guest this week of Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Bailey.

Misses Nelle Evans and Mildred Evans left Wednesday for their studies at Chicora college in Columbia.

Mrs. Minnie Monroe and Miss Pearl Sanders accompanied Miss Dezma Monroe to Leesville Wednesday, where Miss Monroe entered the freshman class of Sumerland college.

Mr. and Mrs. John I Rose had as their guest Sunday C. H. Rose of Charleston and Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Brown and daughter, Cremer Brown, of Spartanburg.

Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Moore of Columbia were the guest last week of Mrs. Levi Moore.

Mrs. Frank Eddleman of Columbia was the guest during the past week of Mrs. A. K. Rose.

Mrs. Emma Dora Wilson and children of Columbia have returned to their home after spending several weeks with her sister, Mrs. W. D. Grigsby.

A number of people from Blaney went to Columbia on Thursday evening and heard Senator Joseph Robinson speak in the University Field house.

September 16, 1928  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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