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by Wayne Terry
Thu March 8, 2018, 7:25 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Sanitary Laundry
Replies: 3
Views: 5711

Re: IRH - The Sanitary Laundry

I worked for John Evans during the summer, holidays, etc. in 1964 and part of 1965 until I moved to Atlanta. Great family and I thoroughly enjoyed working for the Evan's. I drove the commercial truck picking up and delivering to a number of motels, the RC Hospital, and the most interesting was the o...
by Wayne Terry
Fri August 5, 2016, 12:10 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: CABOOSE
Replies: 5
Views: 8324

Re: CABOOSE

The purpose of the caboose was, and is, to park them in Columbia so the Gamecocks can enjoy a beer as the football team beats the Cheating Holes!!!!
by Wayne Terry
Mon June 20, 2016, 9:06 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Laurinburg mummy
Replies: 6
Views: 8020

Re: Laurinburg mummy

Beachum knows! Gosh, Spaghetti may be an honorary Scotsman with a kilt!
by Wayne Terry
Fri June 17, 2016, 10:21 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Laurinburg mummy
Replies: 6
Views: 8020

Re: Laurinburg mummy

Spaghetti..met the fellow, but he is now buried.
by Wayne Terry
Fri April 29, 2016, 9:00 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1957 items
Replies: 1
Views: 3425

Re: 1957 items

I keep telling people that my memory is very well preserved and this is another example...I remember the morning I read this first release of batting statistics. Without even seeing this, I could remember Roper was hitting .714 and wondering, "does he ever walk"? The Cubs were probably get...
by Wayne Terry
Tue December 1, 2015, 9:44 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Check out this site on Camp Mackall.
Replies: 3
Views: 6041

Re: Check out this site on Camp Mackall.

Duplicate...deleted
by Wayne Terry
Tue December 1, 2015, 9:43 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Check out this site on Camp Mackall.
Replies: 3
Views: 6041

Re: Check out this site on Camp Mackall.

My Mom worked up there with the telephone company during WWII while my Dad was away. We drove through there several times in the early 50's, but I don't remember much except for seeing deer which was an oddity!
by Wayne Terry
Mon April 27, 2015, 10:26 am
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: HAMLET SIREN'50-60'S
Replies: 5
Views: 8426

Re: HAMLET SIREN'50-60'S

Seems like they also blew it at noon on Wednesday and most of the town shut the doors and took the afternoon off.
by Wayne Terry
Tue January 13, 2015, 9:48 pm
Forum: Melvia Holt items
Topic: Misc Items 21
Replies: 1
Views: 7977

Re: Misc Items 21

I think I've got a picture of me, Larry Mills, Ricky O'Brian, and several others wearing those same Babe Ruth All Star uniforms a few years before that. Think they were new that year...
by Wayne Terry
Thu September 11, 2014, 9:54 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Phone book 1950
Replies: 6
Views: 8589

Re: Hamlet Phone book 1950

Neat...Darn, I would have never remembered the home number, but the "office number" was 65! I knew it was a 2 digit number, but was stumped!
by Wayne Terry
Tue September 9, 2014, 10:16 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Phone book 1950
Replies: 6
Views: 8589

Re: Hamlet Phone book 1950

Could be a tablet issue,Sig, so I,ll try the right click suggestion on my other computer. I remember "Michael Otis" moved to thenew house when we were very young, but saw Clem' s phone number Our's was A 300 number, but danged if I can remember Dad's shop. I do remember 222 though... The H...
by Wayne Terry
Tue September 9, 2014, 10:12 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Phone book 1950
Replies: 6
Views: 8589

Re: Hamlet Phone book 1950

Could be a tablet issue,Sig, so I,ll try the right click suggestion on my other computer. I remember "Michael Otis" moved to thenew house when we were very young, but saw Clem' s phone number Our's was A 300 number, but danged if I can remember Dad's shop. I do remember 222 though... The H...
by Wayne Terry
Mon September 8, 2014, 9:42 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Phone book 1950
Replies: 6
Views: 8589

Re: Hamlet Phone book 1950

Can you fix the picture so I can read the numbers on the right side of the page. I have beat my brain to death trying to remember our home phone and my Dad's business number back then....Thanks if you can....
by Wayne Terry
Mon July 7, 2014, 11:43 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Railroad Crossing:
Replies: 8
Views: 9780

Re: Railroad Crossing:

Hamlet Gin & Supply was around back in the 40's and 50's, maybe earlier.
by Wayne Terry
Thu June 26, 2014, 9:57 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: John Brittingham - Hamlet
Replies: 8
Views: 10387

Re: John Brittingham - Hamlet

JB mentioned Stutts, but forgot some others:

Jerry Clark
Joel Blakley
Earl Case
Jimmy Case

Lee Fetner
Lee O-Don't even ask me to spell her last name

Jimmy Penegar
???? Penegar, Jimmy's sister
Joe Pete Robinson
by Wayne Terry
Thu June 26, 2014, 6:15 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: John Brittingham - Hamlet
Replies: 8
Views: 10387

Re: John Brittingham - Hamlet

Wasn'it is "Uzzel", Ronnie??

And don't bring up that mean freakin' pony, Bill!!! He took off with me one day near the Gulledge's house and dumped me when he got to the barn at your house!
by Wayne Terry
Thu June 26, 2014, 6:12 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: John Brittingham - Hamlet
Replies: 8
Views: 10387

Re: John Brittingham - Hamlet

Ok, Bruce...here's a partial list of the females... Lydia Case Ilene Gunter Carolyn Ormsby Lucy McNair and her two sisters Nancy Hitt Saundra McCracken(and I still have a dent in my chin bone from one of her kicks) Sissy Campbell John's Sister Ellen Brittingham Jane McManus Vicky Winters Carol Clark...
by Wayne Terry
Mon March 24, 2014, 10:46 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: The Old Red Caboose
Replies: 8
Views: 9803

Re: The Old Red Caboose

Wonder if that caboose is now parked outside of the football stadium in Columbia?
by Wayne Terry
Fri March 21, 2014, 12:06 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Fairgrounds???
Replies: 13
Views: 15379

Re: Fairgrounds???

Lynn,didn' t Mike Stogner get in there with him one night???


?
by Wayne Terry
Fri February 14, 2014, 6:44 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour
Replies: 18
Views: 17845

Re: Aerial Hamlet pictures by Jim Barbour

How many times did many of us "climb up the chained front door of the gym" and let ourselves in on the weekends to play basketball? Nancy, you may be a little young to remember, but we had some basketball battles in your yard...the biggest being the Barbour-Cade two on two against Butch Ad...
by Wayne Terry
Sat December 28, 2013, 11:54 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: HHS 1952 Locker room
Replies: 7
Views: 8192

Re: HHS 1952 Locker room

Bet we were still drinking from that water bucket in 1963 too.
by Wayne Terry
Wed November 13, 2013, 7:26 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: WWII Soldiers
Replies: 4
Views: 6365

Re: WWII Soldiers

The end of war brought the boys back home from the far places of the world that the call of duty had sent them. The servicemen from our church are as follows: Hoyt Terry; Hilliard Terry; Loyce Terry; Detreese Latham; Laurence Dick; Leon Williams; W. C. Long; Mike Byrd, Jr.; Eugene Ussery; Bill Smit...
by Wayne Terry
Wed November 13, 2013, 7:16 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Boyd Lake Season Pass
Replies: 10
Views: 12475

Re: Boyd Lake Season Pass

BTW, Sigmore...Nice to finally meet you at the VFW..
by Wayne Terry
Wed November 13, 2013, 7:16 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Boyd Lake Season Pass
Replies: 10
Views: 12475

Re: Boyd Lake Season Pass

One of the folks gave me one of these during the Seaboard Days a couple of weeks ago...
by Wayne Terry
Tue November 5, 2013, 7:25 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Re: Dink

You may have the "answer" to Dink...Sounds exactly like him...He was famous for the hat...
by Wayne Terry
Thu October 31, 2013, 10:35 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Re: Dink

To put some "finality" on this question, I talked to a number of the pool room regulars from the early 60's this weekend in Hamlet. Everyone remembers him, but no one knew his last name!
by Wayne Terry
Sat July 13, 2013, 5:49 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Class of 1931
Replies: 9
Views: 10792

Re: Class of 1931

Looks like evidence of "global warming" to me...those gals are wearing some very heavy coats...
by Wayne Terry
Fri June 14, 2013, 1:27 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Maxim & Rowland Fire Engines
Replies: 1
Views: 3611

fire engine

I rode with my Dad and Phil to pick up one of those new Hamlet fire engines about 1953 or so.
by Wayne Terry
Wed February 27, 2013, 8:38 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Country Club 1928
Replies: 2
Views: 4304

RCC

Boy, times have changed! I need to send this to a few Club Managers I know..They'd croak if they turned over the operation of the golf course to the Greens Committee! We'd be broke in a month! I just wonder if they could have gotten a 501(c)(7) tax exemption with those by laws if it was today..Inter...
by Wayne Terry
Wed February 27, 2013, 8:34 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hub Grill
Replies: 12
Views: 12714

The Hub

Driving to the "High Spot" to get a beer when Frog wouldn't sell you one...then driving back to the Grill!

Sitting on Coke crates!
by Wayne Terry
Wed February 13, 2013, 9:16 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Nope

Not him..This guy would be 80 years old or more by now..
by Wayne Terry
Mon January 14, 2013, 7:43 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: William Fetner Furniture
Replies: 13
Views: 17590

Bill

I need to go digging through some of the things my Mom had which included the hospital bill from Hamlet Hospital for the both of us in 1945. The entire bill for 11 days(try that now) was $55.
by Wayne Terry
Mon January 14, 2013, 2:01 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Lillian D James
Replies: 4
Views: 6573

Dr. William C. Terry

Ronnie Crooke asked me if the Dr. William C. Terry mentioned in the article was related to me.. Yep, his great grandfather and my great great great grandfather were brothers..Since I "hit the gold mine" in family tree history a few years back, I've been able to unravel the story of the Ter...
by Wayne Terry
Thu December 27, 2012, 6:56 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Dink

No kidding, Jody... Glad someone posted Ronnie Singletary's pic though...Recognized him immediately.. I'm gonna have to check with some of my contemporaries although Sigmore might check with "Uncle Otis" cause I'm sure he'd remember him...If not, we've got our 500th(or is it the 50th) reun...
by Wayne Terry
Wed December 26, 2012, 9:41 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Nope

Still not the right person. "Dink" the Painter was much older than me...Probably older than Bobby Atkinson back then...

Ronnie was younger than me and too my knowledge, no relationship to the "Dink" I'm talking about...
by Wayne Terry
Thu December 20, 2012, 7:00 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Water Tank
Replies: 4
Views: 7822

Ronnie

In the Fall of '65, we were HHS Seniors sitting in Mrs. Lina Bauersfield's English class. The windows were open. Fall was in the air. The class was discussing the topic "symbolisms." Mrs. B asked the class, "would anyone like to illustrate an example of the topic?" Twin brother,...
by Wayne Terry
Thu December 20, 2012, 6:55 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Dink

As I said, I cannot remember his last name.. Final hint(actually it's a dead giveaway).. All I ever knew was they called him "Dink the Painter" as he wore a painter's hat. How much he actually painted is still a mystery to me.. Never knew there were than many "Dinks" in Richmond ...
by Wayne Terry
Wed December 19, 2012, 8:30 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Nope

Nope..nothing right yet...

He was a good bit older that the graduates of 1963 if that helps with the age.
by Wayne Terry
Tue December 18, 2012, 8:37 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Dink

He used to come in the pool room...

I remember the profession, but cannot remember his last name either. He was always just "Dink"...


Hint: and he wore special hat that was not RR...
by Wayne Terry
Mon December 17, 2012, 7:44 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Dink
Replies: 22
Views: 26101

Dink

1..What was Dink's last name?

2. What was Dink's profession?
by Wayne Terry
Mon December 17, 2012, 7:42 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Another British connection to the Seaboard
Replies: 7
Views: 10825

Re: Yemassee

The train that stopped in Yemassee dropped off a bunch of young fellows headed to Parris Island... Wayne , the train carrying the Army recruits from NYC and the big northern cities to Ft. Jackson. came thru Hamlet. It was train #9, the southbound "Palmland." I worked this job for 3 months...
by Wayne Terry
Sun December 16, 2012, 8:59 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Another British connection to the Seaboard
Replies: 7
Views: 10825

Yemassee

The train that stopped in Yemassee dropped off a bunch of young fellows headed to Parris Island...
by Wayne Terry
Sun December 9, 2012, 2:43 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet PD Phone Number
Replies: 3
Views: 6970

Bingo

You're a winner!
by Wayne Terry
Sat December 8, 2012, 9:05 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Hamlet PD Phone Number
Replies: 3
Views: 6970

Hamlet PD Phone Number

Ok, Grady, here's one for you.. Prior to rotary dial systems in Hamlet, we all had to call "Balk Bullock's wife's crew at Southern Bell and they would respond with "Number Please"... If you had to call the Hamlet Police Department, what was the phone number? You shouldn't even have to...
by Wayne Terry
Mon November 19, 2012, 6:27 pm
Forum: Hamlet Trivia
Topic: Who was he?
Replies: 10
Views: 14154

Re: Bruce Harden

I remember Bruce hanging around the football locker room in(I think) in 1951. One day he had a seizure of some type and scared all us players pretty bad, but Coach Capps knew exactly what to do. First time most of us had seen anything like that. I think Bruce had epilepsy, if I'm not mistaken. He h...
by Wayne Terry
Tue November 6, 2012, 9:47 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Rex Howell 1949
Replies: 9
Views: 11005

Rex

Bruce's story was what was relayed to me also. I would have 4 then and my Dad was the Asst Volunteer Fire Chief back then. He knew Chief Hicks, Rex, King, Conyers??? well. They used to threaten to "lock me up" jokingly if I didn't behave... I can't recall specific details, but remember it ...
by Wayne Terry
Sun January 29, 2012, 8:56 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Mike Caskey Feb. 5, 1965
Replies: 3
Views: 7084

Played for Mike for a while, but never knew or understood how good he was as a Gamecock until I got hooked on South Carolina football while my son was in school there. Now I get to watch a struggling team finally being built into a true SEC contender..Thank you Melvin Ingram!!!! I've also learned a ...
by Wayne Terry
Fri September 16, 2011, 5:57 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Do you remember??? Sanitary Laundry
Replies: 7
Views: 8590

I worked for John Evans for a couple of years in college(primarily summer although I did work some holidays). Both he and Mrs. Evans were great people. Gosh, it's been about 10 years ago, but I was playing in a Pro-Am golf tournament in Florence at the Country Club of South Carolina and was talking ...
by Wayne Terry
Mon January 17, 2011, 8:47 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Please tell me about old Moncure Hospital
Replies: 13
Views: 19064

Moncure

According to my Mom, she and my Dad rented one of the rooms in the old hospital pre-WWII after it was no longer being used as a hospital. As I recall from her conversation as well as having plundered the place on numerous occasion, there were 4 rooms or so used as apartments. We used to use the hosp...