Dinkins – McFadden

Ridgeway, Oct. 15. – Of interest to a wide circle of friends throughout South Carolina was the marriage of Miss Cleo Dinkins and Charles McFadden which was solemnized in West Columbia Saturday, October 8, at the Methodist parsonage by the Rev. John Madison Younginer, pastor of the New Brookland Methodist Church. The ring ceremony was used in the presence of a few relatives. Mrs. McFadden … Continue reading Dinkins – McFadden

Reward Offered For 2 Escape Convicts of Kershaw Gang

A reward of $50 each for the capture of the two convicts who escaped the Kershaw county gang Monday has been offered by Sheriff McLeod of Camden, Detective R. W. Eleazer of the Columbia police announced this morning. “Columbia Police are on the look-out for the two convicts.” the detective chief said today. “The hunt is still on and they may be headed this way, … Continue reading Reward Offered For 2 Escape Convicts of Kershaw Gang

Negro Who Declared Would Rather Die Than Go Back to Gang Flees Once More.

Claude Mix, Returned Nine Months Ago From New Jersey After Northern Authorities Wage Futile Fight Against Extradition, Escapes Near Blaney. Camden, Oct 9. – Claude Mix, Negro prisoner who once before fled a Kershaw county chain-gang and declared from a haven in New Jersey he would “rather die” than go back to the gang, escaped again today, nine months after he had been returned from … Continue reading Negro Who Declared Would Rather Die Than Go Back to Gang Flees Once More.

Posse Searches For 2 Convicts

Kershaw County Men Sought Near Blaney After They Jump From Truck A posse of about 20 men in search of two Kershaw county escaped convicts roamed through brush and swamp four miles north of Blaney for nine hours yesterday and night without a catch. The two convicts, identified by Lieut. L J. Campbell of the Columbia police as Floyd Mix and Earnest Lane, escaped into … Continue reading Posse Searches For 2 Convicts

Bible College Students Visit Ridgewood Camp

Ridgewood Camp, Oct. 8 – Miss Eppie Adams, Miss Sanna Barlow, Miss Elizabeth Durden and Miss Dorothy Tidd, students from the Columbia Bible college, visited the patients Monday. Miss Ada Barfield, dietician, has resumed her duties at the sanatorium after spending two weeks in Brevard, N. C. Visiting the patients Tuesday night from the Business Men’s Evangelistic club were Mr. and Mrs. Guy H. White, … Continue reading Bible College Students Visit Ridgewood Camp

Betty Joanne Caston

1934 Betty Joanne Caston was born on 05 Feb 1934 in South Carolina, USA a child of William B. Caston and Marie Tyree Caston. She had two siblings, namely: William B. Caston, Jr., and Carroll Caston. 1938 She died on 07 Oct 1938 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Columbia Hospital. Betty Joanne Caston was buried on 08 Oct 1938 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South … Continue reading Betty Joanne Caston

Ridgewood Camp Has Visitors

RIDGEWOOD CAMP, Oct. 6. – Miss Ada Barfield, dietician, has resumed her duties at the sanatorium after spending two weeks in Brevard, N. C. Visiting the patients Tuesday night from the Business Men’s Evangelistic club were Mr. and Mrs. Guy H. White, H. T. Baylis and C. H. Baldwin of Columbia. After a few months’ stay at the sanatorium Mrs. Grover Gregory has returned to … Continue reading Ridgewood Camp Has Visitors