Seen Here and There

Gloria Sessions, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sessions of Blaney, whose fifth birthday occurred Friday, being honored yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rance A. Cook.

“Sonny” Jackson, five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John H Jackson of 2712 Chestnut street, yesterday offering to trade his two-month-old baby brother to SH and T in exchange for “a half a crocus sack full of marbles.”

“Red” McLendon returning to camp in Georgia after spending the weekend here.

Jimmy Eargle, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Neb Eargle, saying yesterday that he was planning to soon barber his dog Snowball.

Annettte Barbot of Charleston visiting here over the weekend and admitting that people who talk English have difficulty in understanding her language . . . However, living in Charleston and being so close to our state, South Carolina. she is improving right along.

Clarence Taylor, smooth vocalist for Buster Spann and his orchestra, promising to sing, “It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie” for SH and T at the Chatterbox Saturday night, and failing to keep the promise . . . Might advise you, Clarence, that it’s a sin to tell a lie.

John Holst, who reported recently that he had save more money in three and a half year of married life that the entirety of his single life, and was viewed skeptically by the column on the basis of the remark, explaining later that “I forgot to tell you, though, my wife is working.” . . . That sheds a new light on the financial report, John and we believe you.

BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARIES TODAY: James D. Lyles, Jr., of Winnsboro, Robert B. Jennings of Columbia, Harmond D. Heins of Greeleyville, J. M. Crosby of Walterboro, Earl L. Myrick of Olar, Rufus R. Clarke of Columia, Joseph G. Bailey of Ridgeland, E. R. Brown of Buffalo, Dr. Thomas O. Kirkpatrick of Lowndesvile, Mike S. Culler of Columbia, L. Kistler Breeden of Bennettsville, Mrs. L. D. Blake of Belton, F. C. Byars of Blacksburg, A. R. Nicholson of Edgefield, Roland Turner of Dorchester, Charles C Moore of Spartanburg, Mrs. Alice M Kellahan of Kingstree, Lester Lucas of Columbia, J. C. McMillan of Denmark, Wilson Phillips of Springfield, Miss Jackie Haltiwanger of Lexington, Mrs. R. M. Freeman of Columbia.

BIRTHDAYS: Mary Garden, 1877; Samuel H. Scudder, scientist, 1837; Richard T. Ely, economist, 1854; Albert Schneider, botanist, 1863.

Thomas Jefferson, third-president, born April 13, 1743 (died July 4, 1826), author of Declaration of American Independence, of the statue of Virginia for religious freedom, and “Father of the Univeristy of Virginia.” First of presidents to be inaugurated at Washington. John Adams; his predecessor, angry over defeat drove out of Washington while Jefferson was being inaugurated.

LINE FOR TODAY: A man’s mind is like a parachute, it only works when it’s open.

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April 13, 1942 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 10

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