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1922

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The Dillon Herald, January 5, 1922

Marriages:

Major Coleman and Dessie Hayes were married at Catfish Baptist Church December 28th, 1921.  The bride is of Free States and the groom is of Latta. 

Dr. Francis Cadron Cain and Lola Parham Atkins were married Saturday, December 31st at the Kentyre Presbyterian Church, situated in that section of South Carolina which has been aptly called "Little Scotland" near Hamer.  The groom is of Charleston.  The brother of the groom is Malcolm Cain of Pinopolis and the brother of the bride is William R. Atkins of Birmingham, AL. 

Clio - C. Weatherly Bethea and Margaret Gailliard were married Tuesday evening at the Baptist Church

The Dillon Herald, January 5, 1922

Fire destroys the Palmetto Hardware Store and, in a separate fire, a cottage belonging to T. A. Dillon which was occupied by J. W. Edgerton, an employee of the Carolina Milling Company.

The Dillon Herald, January 5, 1922

The death of Mrs. John McKenzie - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 12, 1922

Marriages:

The marriage of Jas. Stackhouse Legette and Annie Mae Thompson, Thursday January 5, 1922, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jon S. Thompson. The groom is of Washington, DC.

Carey Victor Hayes and Benna Price were married by Judge Davis Tuesday afternoon,  The bride is the popular teacher at the Pleasant Hill school and the groom is a prosperous young farmer of near Kemper.

Clanton Thomas of Charlotte and Allie McEachern were married, Wednesday, December 21, 1921, at the home of the brides' uncle, Mr. Daniel McDuffie, who with his sisters, the Misses McDuffie, reside at the spacious county home just out of the town of Hamer.

B. B. Benfield and Willie Inez Calhoun were married by Judge Davis Tuesday afternoon.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. H. L. Calhoun of Floydale and until recently Mr. Benfield has been manager of Everybody's Theater.

The Dillon Herald,  January 12, 1922

The death of Pennie Edwards -  transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 12, 1922

Grant Ladison, a colored barber is dead and  LaVerne Allen's wife, also colored is expected to die from gunshots fired by LaVerne Allen.

The Dillon Herald, January 12, 1922

The death of Albert Paysinger -  transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 26, 1922

The death of Holmes G. White - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 26, 1922

The main dormitory of the Rescue Orphanage was destroyed by fire Jan. 8th and seventy-one little children were made homeless.  At present they are crowded together in the other buildings and some are in tents. The orphanage is  non-sectarian, is managed by a board representing five different demoninations and takes children that cannot get in anywhere else. $40,0000 is needed quickly to rehouse these children, who comes from every corner of the State.

The Dillon Herald, February 2, 1922

Fatal fire at Clio - R. D. Quick was killed then he collided with a truck as he dashed to safety from a falling wall. The fire destroyed nearly a block of business houses.

The Dillon Herald, February 2, 1922

Mrs. Jno. L. McLaurin of Floydale has been called to the bedside of her aunt, Mrs. J. L. McElyea, of Marlboro, who is seriously ill.  Mrs. McElyea who if known by the pen name of "Aunt Becky" has been a frequent contributer to the press of the Pee Dee section of the two Carolinas. She is a most lovable character and has hosts of friends throughout the two states who will be grieved to learn of her illness.

The Dillon Herald, February 2, 1922

Telegrams were received in Dillon Tuesday announcing the death of Mr. W. L. Thornburg, the manager of the Farmer's Tobacco Warehouse in the fall of 1920.  Mr. Thornburg died quite suddenly while on a businesss trip to Danville.  He was a cousin of Mrs. John Hugh Stackhouse of Floydale and had many friends throughout the county  who will learn of his death with regret.

The Dillon Herald, February 2, 1922

Hoyt Watson, mayor of Latta, has been appointed postmaster of Latta succeeding E. C. Bethea. He will resign as Mayor to take over the new position.

The Dillon Herald, February 2, 1922

Deaths published in the February 2, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. R. T. Renfrow
Eddie Fass
Margaret Ellen

The Dillon Herald, February 9, 1922

Deaths published in the February 9, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Bessie Virginia Brumbles
C. P. Grantham

The Dillon Herald, February 16, 1922

During the recent cold weather Tom Cottingham, veteran fisherman of the Little Pee Dee, had a most thrilling experience which has just come to light.  Tom was preparing to make a trip down the river to catch some fish for his old friend, Billy Proctor. of Little Rock who had been sick for some time.  A Mrs.Thompson who lived a short distance down the river was at Tom's house and asked him if he would take her to her home.  Mrs. Thompson had a small baby with her. As the were entering the boat the boat lurched out toward the middle of the stream and dropped Mrs. Thompson and her baby in 10 feet of water.  By the time Tom realized what had happened the boat had drifted quite a distance from the struggling woman and the baby, but he plunged into the river and reached them just as they were gong down.  He faced the problem of saving both at the same time because the mother would not, of course, turn the child loose and even is she had the swift current would have carried it down.  It was no easy job, but after struggling with the mother and child for some little time he manged to land them on the river bank.

The Dillon Herald, February 16, 1922

Walter V. Hursey and Linabell Robinson of Wilmington, NC were married February 2, 1922 at the First Baptist Church, Wilmington by Rev. J. J. Hurt, their pastor.  The groom's parent are Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hursey of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, February 23, 1922

The death of Andrew Scott, CSA Veteran - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, March 2. 1922

The death of Prof. Drayton Tucker Kinard - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, March 9, 1922

Deaths published in the March 9, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

T. B. Gibson
McKenzie Montgomery
Marion Saleeby

The Dillon Herald, March 9, 1922

Charles Rast and Marie Jackson were married Thursday, February 23, 1921 at the home of the bride.  The groom is of Swansea and the bride is of Minturn.

The Dillon Herald, March 16, 1922

Deaths published in the March 16, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Inez McLaurin
Roshell Regan

The Dillon Herald, March 23, 1922

Deaths published in the March 23, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Allen C. Cook
Lizzie Turbeville

The Dillon Herald, March 23. 1922

Mallory - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hayes have the sympathy of the community in loss of their six-months old infant from pneumonia on Friday.

The Dillon Herald, March 30, 1922

Fork - Mesdames W. F. McNeill and D. G. Huggins accompanied Dr. N. N. Schofield and children to Wagner last Wednesday to attend the funeral of little Constance Schofield, who died in a hospital in Baltimore.  Dr. and Mrs. Schofield have the deepest sympathy of their many friends.

Other deaths published in the March 30, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. A. F. Perkins
Mrs. W. W. Bethea
Rev. D H. Everette

The Dillon Herald, April 13, 1922

Richmond, April 10 - William Skipper, 27, who was brought here from Marion, SC, for examination has been found infected with leprosy, according to the city bureau of health today.  He has a wife and one child living in East Marion, SC.  Aid of the federal government will be sought to have him removed from this city.  Follow up article in the May 4th issue regarding his treatment of several doses of an ester of the active principle of Chauimugra oil.

The Dillon Herald, April 13, 1922

Floydale - News was received here of the death of Mr. Gaston Barnes of Perry, Fla.  Mr. Barnes died of cancer of the throat.  Mr. Barnes was born in Robeson County, NC.  He married Miss Mary page, a daughter of the late Capt. W. J. Page.

The death of R. M. Gaddy - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 20, 1922

Deaths published in the April 20, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Treacy Bass
L. A. McCall

The Dillon Herald, April 27, 1922

Mallory, April 25 - Mrs. Janie Whittington Grice died on Sunday 23rd after an illness extending over several months.  Funeral and interment took place Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Bethlehem church.  Rev. J. L. Mullinix conducting the service.  A large gathering of friends and relatives paid the last tribute to the good woman.  Deceased was about 52 years of age and is survived by her husband J. H. Grice and four children.

The Dillon Herald, April 27, 1922

Mrs. Sarah E. Godbold died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. N.B. Hargove in her eighty-third year, death resulting from a complication of diseases brought on by the infirmative of age.  (there is a lengthy obituary but sadly this page of the microfilm has a large white area over most of the obituary)

The Dillon Herald, April 27, 1922

The death of Beady Harrelson  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 4, 1922

The death of Hattie Isman  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 11, 1922

The death of Cathrine McLaurin  - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 11, 1922

The marriage of Shady A. Saleeby of Hartsville and Rosa A. Saleeby on Sunday afternoon.  The marriage was performed by Rev. H. G. Bedinger of the Hartsville Presbyterian Church at the home of the groom.  Miss Saleeby but recently came to America from her home in Assyria to become the bride of Mr. Saleeby.

The Dillon Herald, May 18, 1922

The death of Dr. R. Harris - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 18, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. E.  L. Moore have announced the engagement of their daughter, Marie Louise to Mr. LeRoy McWherter of Greenville, Tenn. to take place June 21st.

The Dillon Herald, May 25, 1922

Norman McMillan of Latta, better known to his friends as "Bub" is going strong with the New York Yankees with whom he is playing baseball this season. "Bub" is maintaining a high batting average and scarcely a week passes that he does not get a place in the head-lines of the sporting pages of the metropolitan papers.  In the game between New York and Philadelphia he clouted a safe one over the right fielder's head, bringing in two men and winning the game.

The Dillon Herald, May 25, 1922

Deaths published in the May 25, 1922 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Addie Mae Bryant
W. H. Simmons

The Dillon Herald, May 25, 1922

R. Miles of Mullins, a retired merchant and bussiness man, walked into the store of his nephew, Ben Snyder and after shooting Snyder through the body sent a bullet crashing through his own brain. 

The Dillon Herald, May 25, 1922

The marriage of C. S. Davis and Ruth Harper on May 4, 1922.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Harper. The groom is from Mullins, SC.

The Dillon Herald, May 25, 1922

One of Gov. Cooper's last official acts before turning over the governor's office to his successor Saturday was to issue pardons to John McKay and Robert McCall, two Dillon county Negroes.

The Dillon Herald, June 8, 1922

Lynchburg, Va. - June 5 - The marriage of J. Hampton Manning of Dillon and Mary Louise Fleming on June 3rd at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Frank Peyton Fleming.

The Dillon Herald, June 8, 1922

A joke carried too  far - Mr. Kenneth McCutcheon left last night for Elloree, SC where he will be married tonight to Miss Adelle Smith.  Accompanying Mr. McCutcheon on his happy mission were Jack Henegan, Douglas Blizzard, Shubrt McCutcheon, Furman Blizzard, Frank David, Thad Hamer, John C. Bethea Jr., Buck Buyers and Frank Fitts.  In the June 15th issue an article was published that this was a joke, carried too far, on Mr. McCuthcheon.

The Dillon Herald, June 15, 1922

Marriages:

Sara Leola Jordan and Roscoe Barber Allen were married June 8, 1922.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Jordan of Fayetteville and the granddaughter of the late Hugh A. McDonald of Dillon.  The groom is of Rocky Mount.

Effie Ramsey and J. C. Shaw were married June 14, 1922.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Ramsey.  The groom is of Taunton, Mass. He was up until a few months ago the superintendent and vice-president of the Dillon Mills.  They will make their home in Taunton, Mass.

The Dillon Herald, June 15, 1922

Van Hamilton, who works John Hargrove's Little Rock place was gored by an enraged bull and suffered painful injuries.

The Dillon Herald, June 15, 1922

Mrs. Max Fass received word yesterday announcing the death of her brother, Mr. Jule Witcover at Union Hill, N. J.  Mr. Witcover was born and reared at Marion but had been living in New Jersey for several years.

The Dillon Herald, June 15, 1922

Through the editor of The Dillon Herald, I wish to inform my friends, both white and colored, that I am expecting to leave for the Freedmore Hospital, Washington, DC on June 14th.  I sufferer ed an injury in June of 1920 while in the employee of Mr. Wm. Hamer and Mr. G. D. Barlow at the Dillon Cotton Mills.  Drs. Henslee and Dr. Craig have advised me to go to this hospital.  E. J. Tann

The Dillon Herald, June 15, 1922

The marriage of Louise Moore and LeRoy McWherter to take place next Wednesday, June 21st.  The groom is of Greenville, Tenn.

The Dillon Herald, June 22, 1922

The death of W. C. Welch - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, June 29, 1922

The death of Barzilla Hensen Dew - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 5, 1922

Marriages:

James Edmund McQueen and Julia Marion Smith were married Saturday in the Christ's Episcopal church of Lancaster, SC. 

D. C. McCall and Rachel Powell were married Thursday at the bride's parents home.  The Rev. J. A. Langley of the Baptist church of Little Rock performed the ceremony. 

John Calhoun Henagan and Helen Muse Kerr were married June 26, 1922 at the A.R.P. Church in Bradley, SC. 

James Roy Pennell and Aileen Hamer were married Saturday at the Methodist Church of Little Rock, SC.  The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James William Hamer and the groom is of Columbia.

The Dillon Herald, August 3, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Braswell have the deepest sympathy in the death of their little daughter, Madeline, who died at a hospital in Wilmington last Friday morning.  The interment was made in the family plot at old Hopewell Cemetery. (the pages for August 3 are all dated 1921, however they are in with the 1922 issues on the microfilm)

The Dillon Herald, August 3, 1922

The death of J. A. Hamer - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net> (the pages for August 3 are all dated 1921, however they are in with the 1922 issues on the microfilm)

The Dillon Herald, August 10, 1922

The death of Cathleen Medlin - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 17, 1922

Judge McRae was here Monday from the Carolina section and reports the drowning of a small colored boy at the McInnis Bridge Sunday afternoon.  The boy was about 10 years old. Judge McRae could not recall the name of the boy.

The Dillon Herald, August 17, 1922

The death of Andrew Cox's child - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 17, 1922

Arthur Gasque, former Dillon photographer and at one time associated with his brother, Henry Gasque in the publication of a newspaper in Dillon, shot and killed himself at his home in Hamlet Friday morning.  He was the brother-in-law of W. K. Hamilton.

The Dillon Herald, August 17, 1922

V. D. Game age about 75 who has been in declining health for some time, died Sunday morning.

The Dillon Herald, August 24, 1922

The death of Porcher S. Stoney - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 31, 1922

The death of John A. Norton - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 31, 1922

Frank Carmichael and Mrs. Nellie White were married August 17, 1922. The bride is originally from Abbeville, now of Bennettsville. The groom is of Dillon County.

The Dillon Herald, September 7, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Carmichael have the sympathy of their child about six months of age. The child was ill only a few days and died in the hospital in Florence.

Other deaths in the September 7th issue -
transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Sophia Alford Campbell
Doris Vivian Reaves
E. T. Hughes

The Dillon Herald, September 7, 1922

Samuel Hunter Blakley and Isla Coleman were married Thursday at Catfish Baptist Church.  Mr. Blakely is from Ora, SC

The Dillon Herald, September 14, 1922

Henry Ford and Willie Bell Roberts were married September 13. Both of Lake View, SC

The Dillon Herald, September 21, 1922

The death of B. F. Cobb - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 21, 1922

Frank Summers of near Marietta confesses to the murder of Manning Ford, the 18 year-old son of John Ford, well-known as a peddler of chickens and eggs.  There is a follow -up in the November 16th issue stating that "Summers gets only twelve years."

The Dillon Herald, September 21, 1922

Fourteen members of Mr. J. Worth Burn's family about five miles northeast of Gaddy's Mill are ill from eating calcium arsenate. Those stricken include Mr. and Mrs. Burns and their children and several nieces and nephews, the children of the late Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Page.
One of the boys was emptying flour into a barrel and picked up a sack of calcium arsenate by mistake and emptied the contents of the sack into the flour barrel.  Thursday morning flour was taken from the barrel and the mistake was not discovered until the family became ill. They were very ill during the day, but prompt medical attention was given and they are recovering from the effects of the poison.

The Dillon Herald, September 28, 1922

The death of Wesley Stackhouse - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 28, 1922

The inquest in the death of Oliver Hyatt who was killed last week by Floyd Branch.

The Dillon Herald, September 28, 1922

Born to Mr and Mrs. James B. Hamer a girl and to Mr. and  Mrs. Jess Garrell, a boy.

The Dillon Herald, October 5, 1922

Death of Dr. Neil Archie Thompson, Lumberton surgeon - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 5, 1922

D. H. Covington and Grace Hamer were married yesterday at the home of the bride's sister, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Daniels, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The bride is the daughter of Mrs. E. R. Hamer. The groom is a native of Marlboro county, but now a resident of Parish, Alabama where they will make their home.

The Dillon Herald, October 5, 1922

Notice - All persons are herby(sic) warned against employing or harboring my son, Monroe Jacobs, who is under age and left home without my consent.  He also goes by the name of "James".  He is 17 years old, 5 ft. 6 in. high, weighs 130 pound and is of ginger cake color.  Has dark scar on fore-finger of right hand and also a scar on inside of right leg.  E. V. Jacobs, Rowland, NC, Rt. 2.

The Dillon Herald, October 12, 1922

Deaths in the October 12 issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Heyward Nettles
J. N. Drake, CSA Veteran

The Dillon Herald, October 12, 1922

Pee Dee Advocate - R. J. L. Blackstrom, traveling salesman and Wiona Easterling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Marion Easterling , left home to get married. After investigation by officials that she was 18 and that he did not already have a wife they went to Dillon and got married.

The Dillon Herald, October 12, 1922

A. J. Evan, nephew of the Late A. J. Matheson of Bennettsville and a native of Bamberg, SC, has attained distinction in the scientific world as the developer of the "amplifier"

The Dillon Herald, October 12, 1922

Two Dillonites played in the World Series.  Jack Scott, pitched for the Giants and Bub McMillan played center field for the Yankees.  They both played for Dillon in 1914.

The Dillon Herald, October 12, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Reynolds Watson announce the engagement of their cousin, Ellen Louise White to Merlyn E. Fagg of Stoneville, NC.  The wedding will take place in November.

The Dillon Herald, October 19, 1922

The death of C. M. Taylor - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 26, 1922

Horace F. Bethea and Anne McIntosh Wadell were married October 18th at the home of the bride in Marietta, Georgia.  The groom is the son of Mr. M. G. Bethe of Dillon and is with the Western Electric Co.  They will make their home in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Dillon Herald, November 2, 1922

Deaths published in the November 2nd issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Annie M. Allen
Garfield Allen
Walker Hayes
William Smith

The Dillon Herald, November 9, 1922

Merlyn Elihue Fagg and Ellen White were married at the home of the bride's cousin, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Watson in Dillon.  The broom is of Stoneville, NC

The Dillon Herald, November 9, 1922

Deaths published in the November 9th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

V. D. Game, CSA Veteran
Dock Goodyear

The Dillon Herald, November 16, 1922

Deaths published in the November 16th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Jonas W. Thomas
Lacey J. Davis
Amanda Ellen
Howard Manning


The Dillon Herald, November 16, 1922

Garrett Curie and Ora Arnett were married Sunday at the Baptist parsonage at Little Rock. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. A. Langley.  The bride lives near Marietta and the groom is of Lake View.

The Dillon Herald, November 16, 1922

Mallory  - Silver Wedding celebration of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Williams at the home of the late F. W. Bethea.

The Dillon Herald, November 30, 1922

Deaths published in the November 30th issue - transcriptions available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Chalmers F. Rogers
Mrs. John A. Young

The Dillon Herald, December 7, 1922

Death of Arcadia Campbell - transcription available by emailing <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, December 7 1922

E. M. Rhett, the young man killed in an automobile accident last Friday was well known in Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, December 7, 1922

Rene Bostic DeLind and Katherine Van Kleist Manning were married December 7, 1922.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leholme Manning and granddaughter of the ex-senator James H. Manning.  There are several article about the engagement, wedding and parties in this and preceding issues.







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