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The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina

1926

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The Dillon Herald, January 7, 1926

Deaths of Harold Buie - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, January 7, 1926

Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Haynes Cain announce the arrival of a son, Rufus Haynes, Jr. on December the Fifteenth at the Florence Infirmary.

The Dillon Herald, January 7, 1926

Notice:  I hereby warn all persons not to employ or harbor my son, Jack Cobb, 14 year old colored boy, who ran away from home last Thursday.  He is wanted at home. Wilson and Lilly Cobb Vereen:  Witness: M. S. Mears, Nichols, SC

The Dillon Herald, January 14, 1926

Deaths in the January 14th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

W. C. Easterling
Clarence A. Bell
Mrs. Gilbert Carmichael
William Leroy Barlow CSA Veteran

The Dillon Herald, January 14, 1926

Deputy sheriffs L. Stanton and F. B. McDonald of Dillon County, and Roy Sawyer, policeman of Dillon captured a 150 gallon copper still in Juniper Bay on the North and South Carolina line.  It "will be a long time between drinks" in that section of North and South Carolina.

The Dillon Herald, January 14, 1926

Mayor Carmichael and the banks of Dillon County have received notice from Governor McLeod that the week beginning Jan. 19 has been set aside as Memorial Con sales week.  The banks will have on hand a supply of Memorial Coins and every civic, business or industrial organizational and every individual is urged to encourage the sale of the coins during this week.

The Dillon Herald,  January 14, 1926

Mrs. J. Hampton Manning and children who have been in Lynchburg, Virgina with Mrs. Manning's mother, Mrs. Frank Peyton Fleming are expected back at Cooleemee soon to pay a visit of a few weeks before moving to Charlotte.  Mr. Manning has sold his dairy equipment and livestock to Mr. Vincent Hayes.  He will be connected with the promotion of the Motors Club Work of N. C.

The Dillon Herald, January 21, 1926

Spartanburg Herald:  The wedding of Mary Louise Waldrep and William Joseph Allen.

The State:  The wedding of Marion Arlena McMillan nd William David McNaull

The Dillon Herald, January 21, 1926

Dated January 6, notice to file claims against the estate of Mariah Hyatt, deceased on or before the 11th of February, 1926

The Dillon Herald, January 21, 1926

Dillon boy, A. H. Cottingham, son of the late Jno. C. Cottingham, native of Dillon  and a graduate of Clemson College has invented an improved spinning system for cotton mills.

The Dillon Herald, February 4, 1926

State will issue driver's license with age limit of sixteen years.  Conviction for violation of ANY automobile law automatically revokes license. 

The Dillon Herald, February 4, 1926

C. W. Wiggins, who left Dillon about 20 years ago to seek his fortune, was a visitor in town Monday.  Mr. Wiggins was looking up old friends and deplored the fact that so many of them had passed away.  He owns a farm near Columbia where he is making his home.

The Dillon Herald, February 4, 1926

Bingham:  Julius Mitchell, contractor, was in Bingham Tuesday making his arrangements for beginning the work of moving Manning's Chapel up into the town.

The Dillon Herald, February 4, 1926

The death of D. Arch McCallum - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 11, 1926

The death of Mary Ann Wright McCall - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 11, 1926

Mrs. Marion R. McCallum has filed for letters of administration for the estate of D. A. McCallum.
S. D. Lane has filed for letters of administration for the estate of Gary W. McMillan

The Dillon Herald, February 18, 1926

Horry Herald:  The marriage of Mary Elizabeth Thompson of Marion to Mr. Dixon M. Daniel of Darlington. Miss Thompson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gilbert Thompson formerly of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald,  February 18, 1926

Friends in this community were very sorry to hear of the death of Mr. Clarence Steele, which occurred January 27 at his home in Kingstree.

The Dillon Herald, February 18, 1926

Deaths in the February 18th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Jno. C. Butler
Hannah Bethea
Infant daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Alex McCormick
Frances and Phil Witcover

The Dillon Herald, February 18, 1926

Lumberton, NC:  Using kerosene oil to revive a fire in a fire place at the home of his mother near Marietta early yesterday morning resulted in the death last night of Justin Arnett.  Christine Arnett, age 16, niece of the deceased in is the Baker sanatorium with deep burns. She was standing close by when the 5 gallon can of kerosene exploded shooting flames.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1926

Citizens discuss plans for building hospital in Dillon.  Dr. W.S.Rankin, North Carolina Health Officer, explains the Duke Endowment.

The Dillon Herald, March 4, 1926

Deaths in the March 4th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Christian Hursey Braswell
A. B. Hedgepeth
John R. Jackson
Johnson Moore

The Dillon Herald, March 11, 1926

Deaths in the March 11th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Kate Carmichael
Martha Jane Hayes

The Dillon Herald, March 11, 1926

Boyd Lupo, fugitive from justice, was captured near Conway early Friday morning by Officers Stanton and Minshew. Lupo was convicted at the September term of court of a murderess assault upon H. Hayes near Fork, when he emptied the contents of a shotgun into Hayes' body. 

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1926

Hamlet News:  Robert E. Smith, a prominent farmer of the Chio (probably Clio) community was instantly killed last Friday while dynamiting stumps in his field. It seems he had fired a charge of dynamite under a large pine stump and it did not explode.  After waiting what seemed to him a sufficient time for the fuse to be dead he approached the stump to relight it. Just as he stooped over,  the explosion occurred blowing the stump into splinters, badly crushing Mr. Smith's  head and breaking many of the bones of his body.

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1926

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rogers, who were recently married in Gaffney, spent a few days with Mr. Roger's mother, Mrs. Deborah Rogers before leaving for their home in Charlotte.

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1926

Deaths in the March 18th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Rebecca Ellen Galloway
Mrs. P. G. Richardson

The Dillon Herald, March 18, 1926

Fire, originating between the ceiling and weather boarding, completely destroyed the residence of R. J. Moody on East Main Street at 7 o'clock yesterday morning.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1926

Card of Thanks:  We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their kind thoughtfulness and generous help during and after the fire that destroyed our home and contents on March 17th, 1926.  Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Moody and  R. J. Moody.

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1926

Deaths in the March 25th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

J. M. Freeman
J. P. Hillard

The Dillon Herald, March 25, 1926

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Dove, Dillon, R. 2, a son. Allen Clifford on Sunday, March 14.  Mrs Dove was Miss Myrtle Stephens before her marriage.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1926

Mr. and Mrs. Sam T. Atkinson, of Greenville announce the birth s a son, Sam T., Jr. Sunday, March 14th.  Mr. Atkinson is a native of Dillon County and the son of the late B. F. Atkinson.  Mrs. Atkinson is a native of Calhoun County.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1926

Clyde Tart, a young merchant of Latta, was arrested Friday night for the charge of shooting his wife with a pistol.  The bullet struck Mrs. Tart of the crown of the head, ploughed through three inches of scalp and buried itself in the framework of th house.  Mrs. Tart is not seriously wounded and was able to walk about a few hours after the shooting.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1926

Mrs. J. E. Sprunt received a telegram Friday bringing news of the death of her brother, Mr. H. W. Wallace.  Mr. Wallace was killed in an automobile accident of the Greenville-Spartanburg highways.  He was a native of Keanansville, NC.

The Dillon Herald, April 1, 1926

The death of Sam. Blackwell - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1926

The death of James D. Bethea - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1926

The eight room, two-story residence of Miss Joan Hayes, near May and three miles northwest of Fork was destroyed by fire a few days ago.

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1926

Miss Elma Shooter, who became seriously ill at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. M. Ford last Wednesday, died Friday and was buried at Lake View Saturday.

The Dillon Herald, April 8, 1926

Clyde L. Carmichael, representing the local chapter of the Junior Order, left Sunday night for Tiffin, Ohio, in company with several children of deceased member of the order which he will place in the National Orphan's Home.  The little children were Carl, Ralph, Caroline, Vera and J. F. Medlin, children of the late Carl Medlin, and two small children of W. A. Bailey of Fayetteville, Mr. Medlin and Mr. Bailey were faithful and loyal members of the Junior Order during their lifetime.

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1926

Deaths in the April 15th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. W. KI. Fort
Joan Hayes
Kate Ray

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1926

A. L. Grainger, of Lake View, was killed in an automobile collision near Lumberton. Another article refers to him as Williford Granger. 

The Dillon Herald, April 15, 1926

Mr. J. C. Adams is a patient at Florence hospital  suffering from injuries cause by a sawmill accident and his condition is serious. 

The Dillon Herald,  April 15, 1926

Two Negro youths, Samuel Meritt and Isaac Harris of Smithfield, NC, aged 12 and 14 years took Sheriff Bethea's automobile Monday and sped away to North Carolina.  The car was parked in front of the courthouse. The boys were visiting their grandmother, Mary Gaddy. They were picked up at Parkton with the car.

The Dillon Herald,  April 15, 1926

Hiram Rogers, Lovey, his old woman and son Dick, all from Black Stump Valley Texas will visit "Son John" with side splitting complications at the Hamer-Kentrye school on Tuesday, April 20th. Proceeds benefit the Hamer-Kentyre School Improvement Association.

The Dillon Herald, April 22, 1926

Deaths in the April 22th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Jennie Dickerson
Mary Jane Godwin

The Dillon Herald, April 22, 1926

Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Anderson attended the funeral of Mrs. Anderson's sister, Mrs. L. V. Grady at Whiteville on Sunday.  Mrs. Grady died Saturday morning after a brief illness.

The Dillon Herald, April 29, 1926

Eugene Finnegan was seen on the streets early Monday morning wearing a broad smile which has reference to the birth of his little blue-eyed daughter at home. Mother an d baby are getting along fine.

The Dillon Herald, April 29, 1926

Deaths in the April 22th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1926

Lucy Page, colored, had the misfortune to get her six-year-old child burned to death last Tuesday

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1926

Mr. Maston Stackhouse who died at his home near Marion was buried in the family plot in the cemetery of St. Paul's Methodist church Saturday afternoon;  Many friends and relatives were present at the services.

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1926

The death of Mr. M. C. Stackhouse - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1926

Fire of unknown origin destroyed the Maple Hurst store two miles south of Dillon between 11 and 12 o'clock Friday night. The store was built by the late Dr. J. H. David and when Dr. David retired from business he sold the building to R. B. Taylor and T. B. Herring

The Dillon Herald, May 6, 1926

Sellers - There are three boys in the graduating class, the first to ever receive diplomas here.  This year's crop of boys have reverted back to the old Pine Hill type, boys who mean to go to college.  The boys are John C. Sellers, namesake and grandson of the founder of Sellers, Earnest page,Jr., son of the chairman of the board of trustees and Carl Page, son of J. K. Page one of the most respected citizens. The only girl in the class is Miss Albertine Smith, whose father had been for many years, an employee of the Tilghman Lumber Corporation.

The Dillon Herald, May 20, 1926

Deaths in the May 20th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Malinda Cook
James B. Moore

The Dillon Herald, May 20, 1926

Mr. H. A. Kirby was in the Herald office Saturday and says the Mr. Hagood who was stricken with apoplexy on his place did not die suddenly but lingered about two hours. Dr. Carpenter was called at once but the man was too far gone for medical assistance to be of any help.  Hagood's partner, a Mr. Miller, was over at an adjoining plantation and did not arrive on the scene until a few minutes after the man's death.

The Dillon Herald, May 27, 1926

Death of Jenks McQueen - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, May 27 1926

The 12 month's son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Amison* died at a Florence Hospital Thursday morning.  The little one had been ill for several days with acidosis and was taken to the hospital for treatment but died a few hours after reaching Florence.  The interment was made at the Snead cemetery near Little Rock Friday morning.

*From the Snead Cemetery listing on http://sciway3.net/proctor/dillon/cemeteries/Sneads_cem.html
JOSEPH D.-SON OF J. O. & F. M. AMASON
MAY 26, 1925-MAY 20, 1926-BUDDED ON EARTH TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN

The Dillon Herald, May 27, 1926

A tonsil-adenoid clinic will be held at the schoolhouse the latter part of Jane under the direction of Dr. C. C. Freed, county health officer and local physicians. A miniature hospital will be arranged by Drs. Mobley and Lucas of Florence who will perform the operations.

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1926

Court proceedings:

Pleading guilty to the indictments charging violations of the State Banking laws, W. H. Smith and M. M. Sellers, president and cashier of the defunct Bank of Latta, Monday morning were sentenced to the state penitentiary. Mr. Smith for 18 months and Mr. Sellers for 12 months .

Dudly Kirby was charged and found guilty and sentenced to serve 6 months for seducing by promise of marriage.

Julius Drayton, colored, plead guilty to eavesdropping and attempting to enter a dwelling and drew a sentence of 60 days.

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1926

Fire destroyed the home of Miss Mary McKenzie in the northwest section of town.

The Dillon Herald, June 10, 1926

A seven and a half pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh C. Stanton on the 8th.

The Dillon Herald, June 17, 1926

Deaths in the June 17th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. Albert Hamilton
James Lovett
Tapley T. Moody
L. H. Smith

The Dillon Herald, June 24, 1926

The death Mrs. N. McN. Smith - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, June 24, 1926

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Thad Bethea, of Hamlet, was buried in St. Paul's cemetery Monday afternoon.  Mrs. Bethea was formerly Miss Oriana Berry and lived here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Berry.

The Dillon Herald, July 1, 1926

George Bryant, 27, was shot and almost instantly killed by Donald Thompson, 18, at the home of Gilmore Norton, 3 miles from Dillon the the Dillon-Lake View Road.  (Report of the trial in the September 9th issue)

The Dillon Herald, July 1, 1926

The death of Lucinda Cooper - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 1, 1926

Topeka Kansas - June 29 - Earnest Harper, son of Mrs. Lena Harper of Fork, today received a War Department diploma as a graduate chef .

The Dillon Herald, July 8, 1926

W. E. Osteen and two sons-in-law, Robert Blackwell and James Gee, all of Florence, drown at Ocean Drive. Mr. Osteen in the brother of Phil Osteen of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, July 8, 1926

Deaths in the July 8th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Ada May Alford
A. B. Carmichael, CSA Veteran

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1926

Deaths in the July 15th issue - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Margaret Moore Rogers
Jack Carter

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1926

Announcement of the engagement of Laura Tillett, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walter Tillett of Charlotte to Mr. Philip Osborne Bethea of Baltimore, formerly of Dillon, South Carolina.

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1926

Charlie Glover, 27 year old colored man drowned in the Little Pee Dee River Tuesday while swimming with friends.

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1926

Crum McFarland, colored middle aged man of Latta was shot by Policeman Tom Utley, Friday night when he jumped from the car in which he was being taken to jail. He was seriously wounded but is reported to be recovering.

The Dillon Herald, July 15, 1926

Ervine McKray, 10 year old colored boy was shot to death last Wednesday on the farm of Mr. H. A. McCormick.  (see September 9th)

The Dillon Herald, July 22, 1926

Chief of Police, C. E. Stewart, warns all auto drivers under the city age limit of 15 years will be arrested and fined if caught driving an automobile on the streets of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, July 22, 1926

The death of Ford Bond Watson - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 29, 1926

The death of Mary J. Carmichael - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 29, 1926

S. H. Hamilton, 60 year old farmer fell from his wagon Monday afternoon, breaking his neck in two places.  Mr. Hamilton was not unconscious, could talk and was not paralyzed and is doing remarkedly well at the Florence Hospital.

The Dillon Herald, August 12, 1926

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hilton, a son, John David Hilton of August 4, 1926.  The baby weighed 8 and 1/2 pounds.

The Dillon Herald, August 12, 1926

The death of Elizabeth McKenzie Fore - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 26, 1926

The death of Ermine Sessions Floyd- transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1926

Deaths in the September 2nd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Tristam Walker Bethea
Amanda Parham

The Dillon Herald, September 2, 1926

A double wedding of much interest in Chesterfield occurred in Greenville last Thursday.  The contracting parties were Miss Dorothy Craig Lucas and Mr. Luther A. Munn, both of Chesterfield and Mrs. Myrtle C. Tredway of Chatham, VA and Mr. William J. Galloway of Dillon.

The Dillon Herald, September 9, 1926

Prince Nance, colored was found guilty of murder with a recommendation of mercy,  Nance killed a colored boy when he shot at the boy's father.  Nance was sentenced to serve a life term on the county chain gang.

The Dillon Herald, September , 1926

The death of Virginia Bowen - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 16, 1926

Deaths in the September 16th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Sallie Stone Carpenter
Eula Oliver Lupo
Georgie Squires Owens

The Dillon Herald, September 16, 1926

Henry Baxley, who was seriously injured in a fight at Page's store near the Dillon Mills village Sunday morning is is a serious condition.  Isac C. Brown and his son Joe Brown are being held in the county jail.

The Dillon Herald, September 23, 1926

Deaths in the September 23rd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Richard M. Edwards, CSA Veteran
Nora Gorge Hattawy
Edvard Moore
P. J. O. Smith
James Thomas Whitfield

The Dillon Herald, September 30, 1926

Death of J. B. Faulk - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 30, 1926

Ben Alford, Dillon County Negro was paroled Saturday by Gov. McLeod.  He had been sentenced to 10 months for a charge of larceny.  He contracted Typhoid Fever while on the chain gang.  He is being released on a clemency parole due to his health and good behavior.

The Dillon Herald, October 7, 1926

Two new stores in Dillon - J. R. Hatch will operate a meat market in a new building behind Peoples Bank.  A. D. Pope and Son of Little Rock have opened a market on Main Street

The Dillon Herald, October 7, 1926

Brock Faircloth, machinist at the Maple Mill, died early yesterday morning at the Florence Hospital from pneumonia, which set in as a result of the pistol wounds received Saturday morning when he was shot at the machine shop door by Solon Martin, section boss at the mill.  Faircloth's 15 year old daughter, also employed at the mill, stated Martin had used improper language to her.  Complete article available, contact <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 14, 1926

Deaths of Mrs. Elizabeth J. Daniel of Mullins and J. R. Herring - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 28, 1926

Dr. W. B. Smith celebrated his 75th birthday.

The Dillon Herald, October 28, 1926

Julius D. Pope, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D Pope returned Sunday from St. Augustine, Florida, bringing with him his wife.  Mr. and Mrs. Pope were married in Florida several months ago.

The Dillon Herald, October 28, 1926

Fire destroys the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Watson

The Dillon Herald,

The death of Annie Alford - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 11, 1926

Mrs. J. W. Crawford, sister of the late W. J. Carter, killed herself Wednesday of last week at her home near Fairmont.

The Dillon Herald, November 11, 1926

The death of Mary Columbia Stone - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 15, 1926

The death of John Thomas Moody, CSA Veteran - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 18, 1926

J. Pat Smith, brother of H. S. Smith of Dillon was fatally injured by a switching Seaboard train in Florida

The Dillon Herald, November 25, 1926

The death of Mary McDonald McInnis - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, November 25, 1926

Harold Wheeler shoots Sheriff Gamble

The Dillon Herald, December 2, 1926

Deaths in the December 2nd issue - - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Ella Henry
F. T. McLellan
Mrs. C. E. Miller
L. G. Moore

The Dillon Herald, December 2, 1926

Eli Herring, 75 and Grant Cook shot and seriously wounded.

The Dillon Herald, December 9, 1926

Badger Gaddy looses arm at the gin in Gaddy's Mill.

The Dillon Herald, December 9, 1926

Death of Mary Elizabeth Beaver - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, December 16, 1926

Deaths in the December 16th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

David Carter
Liston Cottingham

The Dillon Herald, December 23, 1926

Joe Lupo, Lake View man found fatally wounded near Lumberton.

The Dillon Herald, December 30, 1926

Death of Aunt Becky McElyea - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>



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