As reported in The Columbia News 69 years ago on Thursday, August 17, 1933:
The Knox Theatre in Thomson was showing So This is Africa, Lucky Devils, The Eagle and The Hawk, and The Big Stampede at various times this week. The Big Stampede is described as "A good western with John Wayne."
Admission to the "delightfully cool" theatre was just 10 cents.
White Oak Campground meeting attended
From reports generally the camp meeting at White Oak seems to have been more than ordinarily well attended and the services interesting throughout.
Missing from the meetings, however, was the presiding elder, Dr. W.H. LaPrade. He's still in the hospital for treatment.
Pottle wins scholarship
Joe Pottle Green, graduate of the Russell High School, East Point, Ga. - grandson of the late Dr. J.E. Green of Augusta - has been awarded a four-year scholarship to Columbia University given by the Columbia University Alumni Club. The scholarship is valued at $500 a year.
Mr. Green has several family members in Columbia County.
Grovetown gathering is enjoyed
A very charming and delightful occasion of the past week was the party given at the home of Miss Edna Watson on Tuesday evening.
Early in the evening proms and dancing were enjoyed.
Zinnias in their brilliant colorings were used about the attractive living room and dining room given over to the entertainment of the guests.
Later in the evening, delicious ice cream was served.
Weekend trip bargains
A round trip to Augusta will cost $1 and a round trip to Atlanta will cost $3 this weekend.
The tickets are good for Train 1 on Friday, Trains 1 and 2 on Saturday and Train 2 on Sunday.
Meanwhile, discount rates to Chicago for the World's Fair are available. Plus, special discounts are available to students and teachers who travel before Oct. 4.
For more information, contact J.B Wall, agent or J.P. Billups, GPA.
Columbia County's Comptroller General is calling for the collection of all delinquent taxes.
Every taxpayer that has not paid is 1931 or 1932 taxes is asked to do his or her part with the first money received from various farm products.
If these taxes are paid on or about Aug. 20, it will enable schools to get a good start and not be financially embarrassed in the beginning of the year.
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