Henry Levy Branham

1875 Henry Levy Branham was born on 04 Dec 1875 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at West Wateree, a child of J Lawson Branham and Georgianna Martha Sims Branham. 1880 Henry Branham was counted in the census in Jun 1880 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 7-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Lassan Branham; his mother Gergianna Branham; … Continue reading Henry Levy Branham

Blaney Senior Play To Be Held Friday

Blaney, April 17 – The senior class of Blaney High school will present “Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick” at 8 o’clock Friday night in the Blaney school auditorium. The cast includes Patrick Burns, A. D. Goff, Ross Branham, Jr., Christine Crumpton, Ruby Dowey, Evelyn McPherson and Martha Ray Branham. Admission is 25 and 50 cents. Continue reading Blaney Senior Play To Be Held Friday

Rural Kershaw Approves Of Blue Laws

City of Camden Votes Overwhelmingly for Sunday Amusements Camden, April 16 – (Special) – In a recent “advisory referendum” the voters of Kershaw County by an overwhelming majority declared against Sunday amusements within the county. The vote was 317 for a continuance of the present practice of Sunday entertainment while 940 voted in the negative. The referendum was provided by the legislative delegation of Senator … Continue reading Rural Kershaw Approves Of Blue Laws

Rains Help Control SC Forest Fires

A weekend outbreak of woods fires in the state’s sandhills belt north of here abated yesterday. Scattered rains helped fire fighters bring blazes under control. Between three and four thousand acres of Cheraw State park burned, and hundreds of acres burned over at nearby Fort Jackson, and 20 miles north of here near Blaney, in fires Sunday. Fire broke out again yesterday at Cheraw, but … Continue reading Rains Help Control SC Forest Fires

Betty Steele Wins Kershaw Spelling Bee

Camden, April 16- (Special) Miss Betty Steele, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Steele fo this city and a student in the Camden elementary school, was winner of the Kershaw spelling bee recently held in the auditorium of the Camden grammar school. Raymond McFee, son of Mrs. W. R. McFee of this city and a student in the Camden junior high school, was second, … Continue reading Betty Steele Wins Kershaw Spelling Bee

Kershaw Blaze Destroys Home, Adjacent Woods

Camden, April – 16- (Special) – A five-room, frame dwelling and all of its contents with the exception of two wooden wardrobes were destroyed in a fire that is reported to have started from an oil stove Friday afternoon. The building belonged to Joseph Sanders who operates a small store near the dwelling which is located on U. S. No. 1, three miles west of … Continue reading Kershaw Blaze Destroys Home, Adjacent Woods

Costly Forest Fires Raging In Central Portion of State

Central South Carolina forest took a blow from wind-whipped fires yesterday when a huge, but undetermined total acreage, was burned over in at least four large blazes. C. H. Flory, state forester, reported that a large number of fires are burning along highway 601 near the Richland-Kershaw county boundaries. Planes are to be used this morning in an attempt to determine the best points for … Continue reading Costly Forest Fires Raging In Central Portion of State

BLUE CROWN WINS 1950 Natl. AAA CHAMPIONSHIP!

3-TIME WINNER AT INDIANAPOLIS HENRY BANKS famous race driver pilots BLUE CROWN SPARK PLUG SPECIAL during the entire grueling racing season against America’s top competition. Banks did not make a single stop for spark plug change. This achievement again proves BLUE CROWN’S superiority, NEW Patented Double Cap Design You, too, can get Winning Performance CHANGE TO BLUE CROWN X-CITER TODAY! EASIER STARTING – LESS FOULING … Continue reading BLUE CROWN WINS 1950 Natl. AAA CHAMPIONSHIP!

BLUE CROWN WINS 1950 Natl. AAA CHAMPIONSHIP!

3-TIME WINNER AT INDIANAPOLIS HENRY BANKS famous race driver pilots BLUE CROWN SPARK PLUG SPECIAL during the entire grueling racing season against America’s top competition. Banks did not make a single stop for spark plug change. This achievement again proves BLUE CROWN’S superiority, NEW Patented Double Cap Design You, too, can get Winning Performance CHANGE TO BLUE CROWN X-CITER TODAY! EASIER STARTING – LESS FOULING … Continue reading BLUE CROWN WINS 1950 Natl. AAA CHAMPIONSHIP!

UNUSUAL ELECTRICAL STUNT

AN UNUSUAL electrical stunt, through to originate, is shown here, as Bob Brown, of the Science Circus, prepares another show for possible presentation in the Columbia area. His daughter, Betty, is shown in photo as high voltage streamers jump into the air from thimbles on her finger. Brown has begun his third week in Columbia with the Science Circus in which he uses a girl … Continue reading UNUSUAL ELECTRICAL STUNT