Yesteryear In The State

From the State of June 12, 1913: John Blackburn of Columbia is elected athletic Director of the Univeristy of South Carolina. Dr. Charles Manning Furman, head of the English department at Clemson college since its founding, resigns to become professor emeritus . . . . Dr. D. E. Daniel is new head of the English department. Despite rainy weather, large crowds attend commencement exercises at … Continue reading Yesteryear In The State

The Army Page

By Gen. Armchair NEWS OF BOYS FROM HOME: Lewis Tabor, the University of South Carolina athlete who had a brief professional baseball career before entering the service, has been made a second lieutenant in England. His wife, Mrs. Mary Isabelle Tabor, resides at 3810 Rosewood drive in Columbia. . . Two Columbia men stationed in the Chemical Warfare Service at Edgewood Arsenal, Md., have recently … Continue reading The Army Page

Willie Thomas Hornsby

Willie Thomas Hornsby was born in 1889 Willie Thomas Hornsby, 54, of Blaney, was instantly killed in an automobile accident in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday, June 10, 1943. He was living with his sister, Mrs. R. V. Saucer, in Jacksonville. Mr. Hornsby is survived by his mother, Mrs. C. H. Hornsby of Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Etta Goff of Blaney and Mrs. Saucer; two brothers, … Continue reading Willie Thomas Hornsby

Jannie Watts Cooper

1860 Jannie B Watts Cooper was born about 1860, in South Carolina, the daughter of Daniel W. Watts and Jane Elizabeth Grooms. 1870 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on August 15, 1870, Daniel W Watts (51), Jane Watts (42), Susan Watts (18), Mary Watts (16), John Watts (11), Jane Watts (9), Harry Watts (7), Lewis Watts (5), and George A Grooms … Continue reading Jannie Watts Cooper

N. Columbia News

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ramsey of Eastover visited in the home of Mrs. Ramsey’s sister, Mrs. E. L. Amick, last weekend. Mrs. Walter Alcorn has returned home after a delightful visit with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Irene B. Leslie of Thomasville, Ga. Walter A. Griffin of Hainson, N. J., has returned home after visiting his aunt and cousin, Mrs. Abbie Saykin and … Continue reading N. Columbia News