Draughon’s News

The following students passed their examination in the theory of Gregg shorthand during the past week and became eligible for their certificates: Miss Ida Mae McManus, Camden: Miss Lucille Towne, Martin, Miss.; Christine Bates, Aiken; Miss Carolyn Baxley, Ridge Spring; Miss Elise Schulhofer, Aiken; William Towne, Martin; Miss Haskell Sipper, Lake View; Miss Elizabeth Drawdy, Walterboro; Miss Margaret Cannon, Johnsonville; Miss Mary Jones, Columbia; Miss Martha Jones, Columbia; Miss Elanor Terry, Martin; Miss Annie Theus Estill; Miss Flora McLellan, Hamer; Miss Kate Briggs, Summerton; Miss Reba Thorne, Ellenton; Miss Lucille Harper, Ocilla, Ga; Lloyd Simpson of Columbia; Miss Evelyn Foulk, Columbia; Miss Evelyn Louise Wright, Dillon; Miss Eleanor Wilburn, Union and John J. Rabon, Jr., Lugoff.

Miss Wilma Taylor of Leesville left school Thursday to accept employment with one of the better-known construction companies of the state.

News has come to the student placement bureau that Miss Minnie Frances Hargrove of Dillon has changed positions, moving from the office of a well-known warehouse of the city to that one of the better-known motor companies of the state.

Word has been received of Miss Grace Buie of Denmark to the effect that she has accepted a nice position in Dunn, N. C.

Miss Emma Jeanne Hawley of Blythewood has accepted part-time employment with a well-known concern in the city.

Miss Bessie Mathias of Lexington and Miss Sara Hill of Smyrna were temporarily employed during the week in the office of an advertising agency.

L. F. Varner, a former student called on business Friday morning. He was here to secure an additional employee for his firm, a well-known sand and gravel company and took back with him John Rabon of Lugoff, a student in the commercial department, who will assist him with his duties in connection with his responsible position.

The student placement bureau has been notified that Miss Carolyn Eargle now has a nice position with one of the well-know jewelers of the state.

Miss Maxie Stephens of Dillon and Miss Lily singleton Wysong of Charles Town, W. Va., passed successfully the test in the typewriting department during the week and were awarded their 50 words a minute certificates.

Miss Reathea Lucas of Swansea is spending the weekend at her home.

Miss Alberta Love will have as her weekend guest, her aunt, Mrs. A. B. Love of Great Falls, Miss Ruth Love Lee and Cecil Lee.

Miss Mary Crowder goes home this weekend to Blairs to be with her mother, Mrs. Julia Crowder.

Jim Blackwell is spending the weekend at this home in Mayesville with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Blackwell.

Miss Eleanore Terry left Friday to be with her parents, Mrs. and MRs. W. M. Terry, during the weekend.

Miss Lucille Towne and her brother, Edward, will spend the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Towne of Martin.

Miss Hilda Kelley of Olanta goes this weekend to be with her mother, Mrs. A. S. Kelley.

Miss Edith Bradham left Friday to go to her home in Waycross, Ga., for a visit.

Miss Jessie Anderson is spending the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. Anderson of Ridgeway.

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December 15, 1940 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 20

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