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1927

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The Dillon Herald, January 6, 1927

Miss Ruby Minshew was instantly killed when car overturns

The Dillon Herald, January 6, 1927

Henry Hyatt narrowly escaped death in auto accident

The Dillon Herald, January 6, 1927

Mr. Fletcher Hodges of the Brownsville section of Marlboro died suddenly Tuesday night.  He was a brother of the late C. P. Hodges and a highly esteemed man.

The Dillon Herald, January 13, 1927

Miss Jewell Funderburg, a school teacher at Mt. Calvary school, had part of three fingers blown off when a student handed her a dynamite cap that exploded in  her hand.

The Dillon Herald, January 13, 1927

C. C. Tilghman, well-known lumberman of Sellers, died Sunday morning from a wound received in the abdomen several weeks ago when a parlor rifle in the hands of his four year old son was accidentally discharged.

The Dillon Herald, January 13, 1927

Two children of Will Rowell, confined to their beds with measles, were hastily moved to the streets when their home caught on fire Friday afternoon.

The Dillon Herald, January 20, 1927

Fire and water damaged the house occupied by Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Hobeika and Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Stafford, Thursday night.  The house belonged to the Bank of Lake View.

The Dillon Herald, January 20, 1927

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

The Dillon Herald, January 27, 1927

W. M. Rising was awarded $14,000 in cash and 150 acres near Dillon in a law suit that has been in the courts since 1915.

The Dillon Herald, January 27, 1927

Deaths in the January 27th issue -  transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>
Wilhelmenia Magoon Hamer
Julius E. Wilkes

The Dillon Herald, January 27, 1927

Born to Mr. and Mrs.. C. T. McKenzie, Thursday, January 20. 1927, a fine son.  This is their second child.

The Dillon Herald, February 3, 1927

Isaac Ford, 55 year old colored tenant of the L. Cottingham farm, was found dead Thursday morning in the drain on the side of the road in front of Peter Stewart's home near Gaddy's, Mill.  According to the verdict of the coroner's jury, Ford came to his death from natural causes.  He was on his way home in a wagon when he either fell from the wagon or got out of it.  He died or froze to death on the roadside.

The Dillon Herald, February 3, 1927

Deaths in the February 3rd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. George McDaniel
Fannie Fladger Liles Hamer
Mrs. A. S. Rowell

The Dillon Herald, February 3, 1927

Fire destroys J. H. Pearce's garage

The Dillon Herald, February 10, 1927

Fire of unknown origin completely destroyed the frame house occupied by Mrs. J. A. Snipes and children in Little Rock Friday morning. The wind fanned the flames and the roof of the AME Church caught fire in several places.  The valiant work of several men extinguished the flames and saved this old landmark.

The Dillon Herald, February 10, 1927

Little Miss Evelyn Magill broke her right arm Sunday afternoon while playing on the lawn with other children.

The Dillon Herald, February 17, 1927

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joe C Woods on Monday, February 14, 1927, a fine girl

The Dillon Herald, February 24, 1927

The fourteen-month-old baby of Mr and Mrs. P. D. Tisdale of Andrews died Thursday morning.  The little girl was taken sick with acidosis and died within twenty-four hours.

The death of John C. Adams -
transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, February 24, 1927

Charlie Morrison, 17, formerly of Bingham died at Portsmouth, VA of spinal meningitis.  The young sailor was laid to rest in McLeod's Cemetery near Bingham last Thursday.  He attended high school in Latta.

The Dillon Herald, March 10, 1927

A. G. McDonald, age 60,  prominent merchant was killed in his story Tuesday morning at Cheraw. 

The Dillon Herald, March 10, 1927

A birthday memorial for Mrs. Mary Q. McInnis, wife of the late W. McInnis who died November 13, 1926.  Had she lived she would have been 54 years of age today.

The Dillon Herald, March 17, 1927

Jeremiah Green is being held in the Dillon County jail for the murder of John Asbury whose body was found on February 18th in a creek near Marion.  Both men are Negroes.  Asbury disappeared November 27th but his remains were not found until February 18th.

The Dillon Herald, March 17, 1927

Robert Fillmore was slightly wounded Sunday night at the Mill Store.  Fillmore, a freight train tourist and would-be violator of the South Carolina's blue laws was shot but not seriously wounded Sunday at the home of Horace Biggs near the mill village when he attempted to buy food. 

The Dillon Herald, March 17, 1927

R. B. Atkinson of Latta was arrested in Latta, Saturday night for transporting liquor when the car he was driving was involved in an accident.

The Dillon Herald, March 24, 1927

A Ford sedan driven by Mrs. W. A. Lupo and a Buick sedan driven by Morris leader was involved in an auto accident near Lake View.

The Dillon Herald, March 24, 1927

Joe Blizzard, age 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Blizzard was painfully but not seriously injured Sunday when he was knocked down by a car driven by Henry Knight.

The Dillon Herald, March 24, 1927

Pee Dee Advocate - Chas. F. Dunbar, age 60, a prominent farmer of the Dunbar community, shot himself thought the right temple and cut three gashes in his throat.  He was brought to the Bennettsville hospital where an operation was performed and he seem no to be on the road to recovery.

The Dillon Herald, March 31, 1927

The death of John L. Dew - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 7, 1927

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

The Dillon Herald, April 14, 1927

Deaths in the April 14, 1927 issue -  transcriptions available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mrs. E. C. Evans
Nathan G. Hayes
Maggie A. Moore

The Dillon Herald, April 14, 1927

Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Harrelson announce the birth of a daughter, Sadie Rey, born Wednesday, March 13, 1927

The Dillon Herald, April 14, 1927

Florence, April 10 - Five persons meet death in auto wreck.  All were drowned when the car plunged over the edge of Muses Bridge into Black Creek in Mars Bluff. The names of the dead are  Bill Isgett, Foy Isgett, his wife, Dorsey James, "Baby James, daughter of Dorsey and Roy Casley all of Florence.  Chink Johnson and Bill Anderson escaped from downing by breaking the glass in the automobile.

The Dillon Herald, April 21, 1927

Mr. Charlton Nettles, formerly of Dillon and Miss Aline Ogleby of Jackson, Mississippi were married. Mr. Nettles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Nettles.  The date of the marriage was not given.

Miss Sue Magdelyne Spratt of Manning and Mr. Albert Hobson Clemmons of Jacksonville, Arkansas were married Thursday at the home of the brides parents.  Miss Spratt was a former member of the Dillon faculty.

Miss Thelma Rogers and Mr. Autrey Carmichael, both of Fork were married at the home of the Bride's father, Friday, April 8.  The bride is the youngest daughter of N. Jasper Rogers.

The Dillon Herald, April 21, 1927

The death of John W. Goff - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, April 21, 1927

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Carliner announce the birth of a daughter, Tuesday night.

The Dillon Herald, April 21, 1927

R. B. Rogers, Jr. is making good of his course in science in high school.  From an old motor given him by his uncle and more batteries given him by his grandfather, he has rigged up a modern lighting system in his entire house at a total cost of thirty-five dollars.

The Dillon Herald, May 5, 1927

Deaths in the May 5th issue - transcriptions available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Elizabeth Carmichael
Andrew Manning
Rev. J. O. Guthrie

The Dillon Herald, May 12, 1927

Bermuda school house burned Saturday evening. The building which was made of wood was entirely destroyed. The only items saved were a piano and two desks  The building was two stories high and had six rooms. 

The Dillon Herald, May 12, 1927

Death in the May 12th issue - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

John D. Bethea
Ellen Allen

The Dillon Herald, May 12, 1927

Deputy Sheriff I. N. Minshew Crowley shoots Deputy Sheriff Austin Hayes following an argument over a dog at Crowley's home in Oak Grove

The Dillon Herald, May 12, 1927

Friends of R. L. Moody will be glad to know he is improving and hope for a complete recovering from a severe case of typhoid-pneumonia

The Dillon Herald, May 19, 1927

Harrison Horn, 19, of the mill village was painfully hurt Saturday night when he fell from a freight train that was passing through Dillon.  He was returning from Fort Mill where he had been in search of work.

The Dillon Herald, May 19, 1927

Miss Kate McIntyre, principal of the Minturn school fell while getting out of her car and broke her right arm.

The Dillon Herald, May 18, 1927

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

The Dillon Herald, May 26, 1927

Deaths in the May 26th issue - transcriptions available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

C. W. Gray
John L. Lane

The Dillon Herald, May 26, 1927

Little Lois Stevenson, three and a half year old twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Stevenson and a granddaughter of E. I. Readon of Sumter was killed Sunday after being struck by an automobile.

The Dillon Herald, May 26, 1927

Chester Pitts, of Fairmont was shot. at Rowland Friday night. by Chief of Police R. C. Jones and died Saturday noon in a Lunberton hospital. He was reported as resisting arrest.

The Dillon Herald, June 2, 1927

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

Annie D. Cottingham
Virginia LeGette McCormac

The Dillon Herald, June 2, 1927

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mack Rogers celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary, Wednesday, May 18th.

The Dillon Herald, June 9, 1927

Solon Martin was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Brook Faircloth.

The Dillon Herald, June 9, 1927

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spiller, a daughter on June 6, 1927

The Dillon Herald, June 9, 1927

Deaths in the June 9th issue - transcriptions available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Lorenzo D. Manship
Ann Stackhouse Montgomery

The Dillon Herald, June 16, 1927

The death of M. S. Britt - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, June 30, 1927

Deaths in the June 30th issue - transcriptions available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Marjorie Hayes
Edward Smith

Mrs. W. H. McNairy was called to Chester, last week by the death of her father, Judge J. L. Glenn, Sr.

The Dillon Herald, June 30, 1927

Twins, Doris and Dorthy Magill celebrated their 8th birthday Monday.

The Dillon Herald, July 7, 1927

James Robertson, a colored man whose home is in Timmonsville had his leg broken Thursday morning when a bean on the large cement mixer broke off and fell on him.  He was working here on the streets.

The Dillon Herald, July 14, 1927

Alex Saleeby has opened the new Sanitary Cafe on Main street three doors below the bank of Dillon.  He will continue to operate the Saleeby Candy Kitchen.

The Dillon Herald, July 14, 1927

The death of John Long - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 28, 1927

The death of W. P. Barnhill - transcription available by email - <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, July 28, 1927

Sheriff Bethea resigns office due to failing health. 

The Dillon Herald, July 28, 1927

Dr. Schodle, who is under contract with the Chamber of Commerce to bring 100 Hungarian families to Dillon.  First settlement likely to be on Dr. David's, McKenzie or E. L. Moore land near Dillon. 

The Dillon Herald, July 28, 1927

A sixteen year old Negro boy by the name of Brockington met instant death at his home near Latta, yesterday morning when his gun discharged prematurely.

The Dillon Herald, August 4, 1927

The 9 year old son of W. R. Edge, resident of the Mill Village was seriously injured Thursday afternoon by a truck driven by an employee of the Dillon Lumber Company.

The Dillon Herald, August 4, 1927

Vernon Parham is held on bond for assault with a deadly weapon on Everett Atkins.

The Dillon Herald, August 11, 1927

The descendants of Andrew and Katherine Sinclair Cottingham held their annual reunion at Little Rock, August 3 with about 200 attending. Four memorials were placed in the secretary's book. 

Cecil Hasty Hook, 1895-1926.  She was a granddaughter of Floyan Cottingham and daughter of John Hasty.
Daniel Liston Cottingham, 1889-1926.  He was the son of Daniel S. Cottingham.
Florence Ellen Cottingham, 1874-1927.  She was the wife of Rufus Cottingham.
Annie LeGette Cottingham, 1856-1927, She was the wife of Will A. Cottingham.

The Dillon Herald, August 11, 1927

Pee Dee Advocate - L. O. Bridgeman, grocer of Broad street, suffered the loss of his right eye Tuesday morning, when a bottle, filled with a popular soft drink burst, the neck and crown striking him in the eye.

The Dillon Herald, August 11, 1927

Ann Blackwell, an aged and respected colored woman of Little Rock, died suddenly of apoplexy at her home Saturday afternoon.  She is survived by several sons and a daughter.

The death of Bessie Croft Stoney - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald,  August 18, 1927

The death of Monroe Hamilton with correction in the August 25th issue - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, August 18, 1927

David Stackhouse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Stackhouse , shot and killed his wife and then took his own life at San Antonia, Texas last Wednesday.

The Dillon Herald, August 18, 1927

Walker Allen, appointed by Gov. Richards to fill the unexpired term of former Sheriff Bethea. 
In a separate article - Deputy Sheriff L. Stanton has tendered his resignation.

The Dillon Herald, August 25, 1927

The death of Florence Evelyn Roberts Willis - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, September 1, 1927

The deaths in the September 1st issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Frank M. Haselden
Mrs. H. A. McKay
R. T. Tyndall

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1927

Clyde Tart found guilty of assault and battery with intent to kill.

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1927

In Memorial - Entered into life Eternal on August 21st at Hartsville, SC, her sister Mrs.  G. R. Williams.

The Dillon Herald, September 8, 1927

J. R. Reaves celebrates his eightieth birthday,  He was born at Red Bluff on Little Pee Dee near Mullins. He and Sarah McKillan were married June 16, 1867

The Dillon Herald, September 22, 1927

Silas Griffin, 32 year old while man of Fairmont, NC is held in the Columbus County jail upon the charge of bigamy and having married a girl under 14 years of age.

The Dillon Herald, September 27, 1927

The death of Herbert Marion Hodges - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, October 13, 1927

William Bellamy, Negro brakeman on a logging train of the Tilghman Lumber Corporation, was instantly killed when a log rolled from the truck on which he was riding, knocking him off the truck.

The Dillon Herald, October 20, 1927

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

Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Sessions of Floydale
Stephen J. Bethea
Mrs. J. C. Pearce

Evelyn Fay McLellan, two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. McLellan of Hamer, died at a hospital in Wilmington.  The child had been ill with colitis for six weeks.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at Kentyre Cemetery.

The Dillon Herald, October 20, 1927

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Carmichael on Monday, a girl, Sara
Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Cottingham, October 12, a son, Royce Arnold

The Dillon Herald, October 20, 1917

Mary Neill McDougall, 10 year old colored girl, living on the E. L. Moore place near Fork, was badly cut on the leg Monday when she ran into a mowing machine.

The Dillon Herald, October 27, 1927

Little Vic Berry, youngest son of Mr. Victor Berry of Minturn, suffered a broken leg while wrestling with another youngster at school.

The Dillon Herald, October 27, 1927

M. H. McDonald lost his pretty home near Caddy's Mill by fire last Thursday,

The Dillon Herald, October 27, 1927

Article describing the many local business establishment of Dillon. Those mentioned:
Southern Bell Telephone Company
Everybody's Theater
Carmichael and Henegan Furniture Company
J. C. Lupo Grocery
Evans Pharmacy
Model Bakery
Williams Brick
W. E. Caldwell General Store
Palmetto Hardware
Wilson Motors
G. H. Bell
First National Bank
Carolina Milling Co.
Moody Drug
McMillan Hardware and Undertaking.

The Dillon Herald, November 3, 1927

Deaths in the November 3rd issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

Mary Frances Stikeleather
Evelyn Fay McLellan

The Dillon Herald, November 3 1927

Willie Smith, colored, was killed in a fight with his wife about another woman.

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

Henry Curtis, young son of the late Harrison Curtis was accidentally shot while hunting.

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

The four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B Herring of the J. H. McLaurin place in Dillon County, was seriously injured Friday when he was attacked by four bull pups.

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

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

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

Early morning fire destroys the Model Bakery, Masonic Lodge and Gibson's Barber Shop.

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Richert, Jr., on October 26th a baby boy weighing 8 and 1/2 pounds.

The Dillon Herald, November 10, 1927

Ben Snipes, both of R. C. Snipes of Mullins, came in Friday to visit a short while.  He has lived in Birmingham Alabama for the past 20 years and this is his first visit home.

The Dillon Herald, December 1, 1927

Mr. and Mrs. R. Kellar Britt announce the arrival of a son, Thermon, on November 17th.

The Dillon Herald, December 1, 1927

Rev. Augustus C. Sumter, for the past three years pastor of Bethel A.M.E. church of Dillon and principal of the four teacher Hamer graded school for colored children, has been assigned to Allen Temple A.M.E. Church of Greenville.

The Dillon Herald, December 8, 1927

The death of Frank Gordon Parham - transcription available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

The Dillon Herald, December 8, 1927

The engagement of Dr. Dexter Evans to Miss Bessie Brake of Rowland. 

The Dillon Herald, December 8, 1927

Rev. H. M. Jackson of Raleigh, NC was a visitor in the county.  He is the brother of R. M. Jackson, Alex Jackson and J. M Jackson of Bennettsville.

The Dillon Herald, December 15, 1927

Rev, William Black, for many years synodical evangelist for N C Presbyterians, died suddenly Thursday afternoon at Wade, NC.  Burial as at Maxton, the home of his youth.  As a young man he practiced law at Maxton.

The Dillon Herald, December 15, 1927

Mr. David W Bethea escaped a horrible death, Friday night when his Buick sedan was struck by a fright train at the Seaboard Air Line crossing on Main St.  He was rushed to a Florence hospital with sever injuries but is said to be doing fine.

The Dillon Herald, December 15, 1927

A bridge party was given in honor of Miss Louise Smith and Lieut. Robert Broadhurst, whose marriage is to take place on December 29th.

The Dillon Herald, December 15, 1927

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

James White
Mrs. Fletcher Smith

The Dillon Herald, December 9, 1927

Deaths in the December  29th issue - transcriptions available by email <hbmoody@bellsouth.net>

W. Ellis Bethea
Mattie Louise Ray
Angus Smith


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