Visit to Styx

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Visit to Styx - entertainment. Tin? meeting will be held in the...
entertainment. Tin? meeting will be held in the jThestone Theater, beginning- at I"'" 1 ' a. m. It is expected that a good part of Aiken county will take unofficial holiday; maybe not legal, but certainly not illegal holiday. It has been stated that that night ['.lease will sp^ak at Langley. fok lowi.ng his long-established program, Whether any of the other candidates \vill do so lias noi. yet boon definitely ascertained. Visiting Day at. Styx Camp Moore. Styx. Sunday, Jul} -•—The throe thousand men of oflicers and the two regiments of th- x Carolina National Guard gathered here took a day off from furenuous preparation for . servicn on the border, and held an enormous '•at home" for almost Jive thousand people from all over the State. An. unending stream of automobiles, labeled with numbers from every county in the State, and all spilling over with occupants, chugged into camp from early morning until long after tap* had sounded. The vis in ; tors thronged up and down the new j company streets, white dresses Mut- Mered with the regimental and company Hags and pennants, and few tent.s encamp were not curiously iiu spected from ridge pole to tent peg by somebody from home. Kxeept for religious services this morning and two bands concerts tills aftor- noon, the day was one of inactivity A dusty sentry, v'vith a gun ami a serviceable looking bayonej on tlie business, end paJroing the opening into the camp road. w;us th/> first intimation visitors got as they arrived today that they were in tlie mvglihor- hood of two South Carolina regiments preparing for actual war. Sentries got thicker with Ihe dust as t.liey n.-ared cai.|.». a::d soldiers swarnied all over tlie road a' o woods as they got still nearer. K>-\v cars got far before they were fe< • ooried along the runninu hack wt.ii sons, fathers and brothers j :i uniform, and f.of many stopped before lent entrance., without a basket a redolent bo\. or a hamptr app-'ar- i n g \\ 11 'a \ >•! is I ri. m 'he f <>;. ;-.• a i. in • a i i < \ !•: IH. Jr., of K ei i:

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  1. Aiken Standard,
  2. 05 Jul 1916, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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