As reported in The Columbia News 73 years ago on Thursday, May 15, 1930.
Dairying active in Columbia County
The daily export of mile from the county is about 2,00 gallons, an increase of over a hundred per cent in fifteen months.
There are several trucks gathering the milk in daily trips to Augusta market. One or two trucks make two trips.
Mr. E.H. Jackson, county agent, is constantly busy, called upon as he is of often in the case of sick stock.
James Phillips visits his home
James Phillips, whom we all remember as one of our boys has been at home recently and greeting many old friends.
Mr. Phillips is on the battleship Saratoga, an airplane carrier, and one of the largest ships in the service. His work is that of electrician and as he enjoys his work he is, of course, succeeding in it.
Mr. Phillips has pretty well recovered from his recent severe illness.
Harlem School wins state prize
The 11th grade of Harlem High School is the champion spelling class of Georgia, having won first place in the state high school spelling contest, together with the $30 in gold awarded to the school winning first place.
Much credit is due Mrs. J.L. Weeks for her efficient work in preparing the class for the contests. Mary Morris, the baby member of the class spelled 98 words out of 100 in the state contest, and also spelled 100 out of 100 in the individual district contest to in the rives of $5 in gold.
Play to be given by local talent
The young people of Harlem's churches are preparing a play which they propose to give May 20, 1930.
The proceeds will be for the benefit of both churches.
The play is Borrowed Money, a familiar theme these days.
It is under the direction of Mrs. J.M. Hatcher.
Mr. H.M Dunaway was elected a delegate to the approaching Augusta District conference on Sunday by a church conference called by the Methodist pastor, Rev. G.G. Ramsey.
Miss Vivian Dudley has obtain a position in the Woolworth's store in Augusta, and will be glad to see and serve her friends there.
Miss Edith Hardin has returned to her home after teaching the pasty year at Nahunta, Ga.
Mr. Broadus Motes and John Motes motored to Augusta last Saturday.
Martha Hardin has been absent from school several days on account of illness.
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