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By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER._WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SE1?T. 10, 1014. New Serie? No. 8?0.-Volume LXV.-No. :?7.
The Annual I
The Globe Tail
Cincinnati, will be 1
The Complete Linc
C. W. ?? J. E.
Globe Expert in Cl
Mako largo Bank A
sued by the farmors tho p
grain crops lias proved to b
hotter price for cotton temp
crop idea. Tho farmer \vh<
has the Bank Account.
FIRST 11)15 ?INNING REPORT.
18.7HO Baloo lies.?* than Nome l>ate
I .??st Year.
Washington. Sept. 8.-Cotton ol'
tlic growth of 1915 ginned prior to
September t amounted to 461,537
bales, counting round as half hales,
according to the first ginning report
of the season, issued to-day hy the
Bureau of the Census. That compar
ed with 480,317 bales, or :t per cent
of the entire crop, ginned to Septem
ber 1 last year; 799,099 bales, or
5.7 per cent of the entire crop, gin
ned to t liat date in 1913, and 730,
884 hales, or 5.4 per cent of the en
tire crop, ginned to that date in lit IL'.
Ginnings prior to September l.by
states, with comparisons for the last
three years, follow:
Year. 1 Sales Cinned.
1915 . 38,000
1914 . 46,241
i !. i . i 2,82 i
1!? 12. io,? ni
1915 ... 1. 320
1914 . 521
1913 . 1,293
Ci 12. 1,832
1915. 1.7 00
1914 . 5,214
1!?12 . 1.82,2
li? ir,.1 33,000
1914 .1 36,286
1913. 7 2.35 2
1912 . 34,626
7all Display of
held at our Store on
,0th and 21st.
: will be Shown in
.LA, S. C.
large, G. F. Weam.
.ccounts. The policy pur*
ast year in planting large
e a wise one. Do not let a
it yon to go back to the one
) diversifies is the man who
>TER, S. C.
li) 14 . 2.689
10 12. 14 2
1914 . 968
1912. 07 4
1914 . 2:iS
19 12. 2 7 2
South Carolina -
1914 . 14,633
19 12. 4,260
1915 .No Report.
1914 . 26
1915 . 269,000
10 1? . 268,485
1913 .,. . . 655,87 1
191 2 . 674,249
The next ginning report will he
issued Saturday, October 2, at 10 a.
m., Eastern time.
Jury Acquits lludgens.
Anderson. Sept. 10.-Trank Hud
gens, ot' Chiquola Cotton Mills,
linnea Path, was acquitted ot' the
murder of Arthur Burts, colored, this
afternoon in the Court ol' Sessiom-.
On July 9 Hurts, whose wife cooked
for Mrs. lludgens. was impudent to
Mis. lludgens. claiming I hal his wife
was kept at the home too late. This
led to the shooting of Hurts later by
lludgens. The homicide atl ramed a
great deal of attention at tho time.
(XX)NKIO IN TIIIO Sl'IMUOMK COI!UT i
Two Casos Decided by Higlieet Statte :
The following paragraphs appear
ed in the daily papers last Saturday,
each conveying interest to a marked
degree in Oconee:
Supreme Court Decisions.
"Anna Catorine Adams et al., re
spondents, vs. .lohn I). Vernor, ap- :
pellant. Reversed. Opinion by D. 10.
Hydrick, A. J."
"J. IC McMahan, respondent, vs.
Walhalla Light and Power Company,
appellant. Affirmed. Opinion by T.
B. Fraser, A. J."
in the case of Adams et al. vs. .lohn
I). Veiner reverses the judgment of
the Circuit Court and thereby affirms
Hie title of Mr. Ve mer to all the
This was an action for partition,
which was commenced on the 12th
day of January, 1914. The com
plaint alleged that the plaintiffs were
owners of six-sevenths and the de
fendant one-seventh of the lands de
scribed in the complaint, of which
Deitrich Riemann, grandfather of
plaintiffs, died seized and possessed,
on the 7th day of March. 1801. The
answer of defendant alleged that his
title was exclusive: that he pur
chased the lands on the 7th day of
May, 1894, at sale by the Master un
der decree of foreclosure in the case
of .lohn D. Vertier vs. Henry D, A.
Riemann, as executor of the last will
and testament of Deitrich Riemann
and Catherine H. Hiemann.
The case was tried before Judge
.lohn S. Wilson at the March (1914)
term of Circuit Court for Oconee, and
resulted in a decree, signed by the
Presiding Judge on April 13, 1014,
wherein it was adjudged that plain
tiffs and defendant were tenants in
common of the lands described in the
complaint, the plaintiffs owning six
sevenths and the defendant one-sev
enth thereof. lt was also ordered
that the lands be sold by the Master
for the purpose of partition, and that
it be referred to the Master to take
testimony as io rents, profits and bet
terments on the lands since the pur
chase thereof by Mr. Veiner.
The case was carried to the S?
pleme Court on appeal and argued
last January. The opinion was writ
ten by Associate Justice D. 10. Hy
drick and concurred in by Chief Jus
tice Gary and Associate Justices
(lane. Watts and Fraser.
The main question in the case was
as to the estate which Catherine H.
Riemann, mother of the plaintiffs,
took under the will of Catherine Rie
mann, widow of Deitrich Hiemann,
the plaintiffs contending that they
took as tenants in common with their
mother, and thc defendant contend
ing that an estate in fee conditional
was created in Catherine H. Riemann,
and that upon her mortgage of the
lands and the foreclosure of the
mortgage by decree of Court, a good
title was vested in the purchaser at
the foreclosure sale.
The (douse in question read as fol
lows: "Iteni I!: All the rest of my
estate, after payment of debts, etc.,
provided in the preceding clause,
hereof, of every kind and nature
whatever, real, personal and mixed, 1
will, devise and bequeath to my be
loved daughter-in-law, Catherine H.
Hiemann, wife of H. I). A. Hiemann.
to her and the heirs of her body by
the said IL I). A. Riemann absolutely
in fee simple forever."
In construing this devise. Judge
Hydrick reviews the authorities at
length and concludes by holding that
the <>state created in Catherine H.
Riemann was a special fee condition
al, and that after the birth of issue,
she was clothed with the power of al
ienation, and this power having been
exercised by the execution of tho
mortgages which were foreclosed, the
title of a purchaser at the sale was
Thus, it necessarily follows that
the Judgment of the Circuit. Court
was reversed and the title of Mr. Ver
nor and other purchasers at the fore
closure sab? was good in fee simple.
The plaintiffs were represented by
Messrs. Carey, Shelor & Hughs, and
Bonham, Watkins & Allen, and the
defendant by R. T. Jaynes and T. P,
McMahon vs. Power Company.
In this ease thc opinion in full bas
not come to our view. The fact that
the Supreme Court nlllrnis the Cir
I H'M IIA ACT NOT Al'PHKClATKI>.
Austro-A mer icu ns Aro TVot Pleased.
ix?yal to United Mtatcs.
Chfcago, Sept. 12.- A mass meet
ing of former subjects' of Austria
Hungary, to-day condemned the ac
tion of .Ambassador 'Dumba that
caused., the United States to ask li is
recall.- Resolutions adopted resent
the reference Ambassador Dumba
made to the Austrians in America as
Ignorant and uneducated and unable
to care for themselves and declare
loyalty under any conditions to the
Czechs and Slovacks Also.
HoSton, Sept. 12.-The Slavonic
Club of South Boston adopted a reso
lution ?at a meeting to-day in refer
ence tD statements made hy Dr.
Dumba, the Austro-Hungarian am
bassador. The resolutions say:
"The'Cziehs and Slovaks of Hos
ton resent the assertion that we are
unable to comprehend our acts," and
"we assert thal we are loyal to Aus
tria, but that Austria as a vassal
State to Germany, can lay no claim
to our loyalty."
Referring to work on war orders
i he resolution said: "As long as the
pay and conditions are in keeping I
with the work performed no appeal
will be listened to by Czechs and Slo- 1
vaks on the grounds of loyalty to :
SNIPERS K11JL U. S. SOLDIERS.
When Troops Close In, Mexicans Fall
Rack to Uiver.
R Townsville. Texas, Sept. 13.- '
I liddon*: behind hay stacks, houses
and trees,;four or five detachments \
of MWj|di|liB attacked throe Ameri
can wldidfr of troop C, Twelfth Cuv
ai rv. i-.' T.os Indios, ju
light this morning, killing one of the
Americans and dangerously wound
ing the other two. Sergeant Walsh
was shot through the left side;
Trumpeter Kordney was shot in the
baik. the bullet penetrating Hie ab
domen, and Private Kraft was shot
in Hie top of the head while bring,
receiving a wound from which he
died half an hour later. Los Indios
is Jt; miles from here.
A detachment of troopers (dosed
in un the Mexicans, who foll back
toward the river. Most of the Mexi
cans did not cross the river into
Mexico, their trail being followed
through undergrowth until it was
lost lt is believed the shooting
was done by men who knew the ter
ritory on the American side.
Five men have been arrested, and
arc being held for investigation.
Haired Heads National Farmers.
Lincoln, Neb.. Sept. 10.-At a late
session of the Farmers' Union Na
tional Convention here last night C.
s. Barrett, or Union City, Qa., was
elected president, and A. C. Davis,
of Qravett, Ark., secretary and treas
urer. Choice of the next meeting
place was left to the board of di rec
cuit* Court in its judgment, however,
means that the prior riparian rights
of the respondent McMahan are held
to have been restricted or abridged
by Hie erection of a dam hy the
Power Company, whose property, re
cently developed for electrical trans
mission purpose... lies about three
miles above the property of Mc.Ma
han. The contention in this case was,
by McMahan, that his mil) interests
were interfered with by reason of the
upper development shutting off the
water from/his wheels during the
The contention of the Power Com
pany was that their (the upper) ri
parian rights were liol subject to
those of McMahan, the lower owner;
that he must make his development
conform to more modern methods h
erecting a dam sufficient to impound
tin- water, thus preserving his rights
on the stream, instead of seeking to
utilize only the natural How thereof
without impounding the water.
The Circuit Court hold that the
Power Company waa liable to McMa
han for damages so long as water was
Impounded to his inconvenience, and
(he Supremo Court affirms this de
Mr. McMahan was represented by
M. C. Long, the Power Company by
R. T. .laynes.
ABOUT TWO 1
Early Returns from State ?
Winner by Large Ma;
Votes IO to 1 Agai
Turns from Dispensar;
Oeonee's Vote so far Sr
The election yesterday in South
Carolina passed off quietly. There
was not a reported "incident" of any
kind anywhere, so far as we have
seen, that indicated the slightest
friction among the forces at work.
Oconee Voted "Dry,"
as has been her custom for years.
The vote, unofficially announced, in
dicates about 7 to 1 in favor of Pro
hibition. Two precincts report not
a vote favorable to local option
Madison and Dario's while Newry
presents the only vote with a major
ity against Prohibition--111 for pro
hibition, lt? against.
The results In Oconee, as far as
we are able to obtain them this
morning, are as follows:
Prohibition. Local Op.
West Union . 7 2 17
Westminster .... 1 81 4
Newry. 13 16
Seneca .143 2 4
Salem . 43 12
Richland. 20 l
Oak way . 103 7
Madison . 12
Picket Post . 17 6
Tabor . 26 1
Earle's . 13
High Palls No. 2 . . 20 1
Early state Indications.
Columbia, Sept. 14-Early return .
to-night indicate that by a majority
well over 2 to 1 South Carolina to
?lay voted In favor of Stute-wide pro
hibition as against county option be
tween prohibition and dispensary,
the law to tase effect January 1st.
1 0 1 0.
With incomplete returns from 30
Tl! IO ("LIN KSOA DES-PITCH CORD
Wedding at Oreenw'ood Last Thurs
day Diillinnt Altair.
t tl**eenwood Journal. ?
Beautiful In every detail and its
marked simplicity was the wedding
of Miss Edna Norina Clillkscales and
Charles William 'Pitchford, Jr., of
Walhalla, at high noon on Thursday,
September 9th, at the bono; of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J, il.
Clinkscales. on Hampton a /enuc.
A bride-to-be never had a more
ideal wedding day, and the incoming
trains brought quite a number of
visitors for thiB happy event. As
the guests arrived they were greeted |
at the front entrance by Miss Maude
Pratt and li. L. Clinkscales, and as
sembled in the reception hall, the
cast and west parlors. The entire
lower floor was tastily decorated in
the dainty bridal colors, white and
green, of graceful ferns, palms and
cul Howers, except the east parlor,
where the beautiful crimson salvia
and carnations predominated. Here
Mrs. A. D. Calhoun welcomed each
guest, and they were servee delicious
fruit punch by Misses Christine South
and Annie Law Marshall. In this
room also '.vas the magnificent array
of wedding gifts of china, cut glass,
silver and embroidered lines. Con
spicuous among these gifts were a
chest of silver, a handsome check,
and a silver tea service.
Prior to the entrance of the bridal
party. Miss Edna Ellis sang very
sweef ly "A Perfect Day," and "O
Promise Me," being accompanied by
Mi. s Candler Wiggins on the niano.
Then, to the strains of Lohengrin's I
Wedding March, Dr. IL H. De Mont, '
the bride's pastor, entered the parlor,
followed by the lovely flower girl,
M-iss Edith Caldwell, a cousin of the
bride, in a gown of filmy crepe, em
pire style, carrying a basked of beau
tiful roses arranged with tulle. Then
the fair maid of honor, Miss Anna
Stripling, attired in a most becom
juc costume of white chiffon taffeta,
a large picture hat, with aigrette
trimmings, carrying nu armful of
American Heauty roses. Then en
tered the queenly bride and hand"
sonic groom, who took their places
on an improvised altar of ferns and
lia luis. The attractive costume of the
bride was her traveling suit of mid
night hine chiffon broadcloth, with
fur trimmings, a velvet hat, trimmed
it Large Show Prohibition
y Column to Anti-Liquor,
lows 7 to 1 for Prohibition.
counties recorded, the vote stands:
For Prohibition .'UMS?
For Local Option .13,112
The vote is above that usually cast
in general olections, bul far below
thal in Hie Democratic primaries.
The total will probably be between
sixty and seventy thousand.
Charleston conn..v. which contains
?he metropolis o? the State, lias ?one
decisively local option. In that conn
ty tile vole stood nearly 10 to 1
against State-wide prohibition.
Richland county, in which is lo
cated Columbia, ihe capital and sec
ond city of the State, went largely
for prohibition, the returns, with the
bulk of the vote accounted for, be
ing 1,144 for prohibition to 7 10
against. Tim larger towns of the up
country have long been prohibition
territory, and their votes added to
the majority piled up in these coun
In Dorchester, a small county
which now has the dispensary sys
tem, the local option vote is a few
larger than that for prohibition, but
later returns may change this.
The tlfteen counties which now
have dispensaries are Aiken. Bam
berg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Calhoun,
Charleston. Dorchester, Florence,
Georgetown, Jasper, Lexington, Or
angeburg, Richland, Union and Wil
Of these Aiken, Calhoun, Florence;,
Jasper, Lexington, Georgetown, Or
angeburg, Richland, Union and Wil
liamsburg have voted for State-wide
prohibition. Charleston has voted
against it, and the others are still in
fueler the law covering the elec
tion to-day, in which the choice was
between Slate-wide prohibition and
local option hv counties under tho
dispensary system, tho dispensaries
in wet counties must go out of ope
ration December 'tl next.
in aigrettes and hand embroidered
roses. Her bouquet was o', bride's
roses, showered ' ?th lilies ce Hie val
les and airs tull? .
After the vows had been said and
congratulations had been extended,
the guests were invited io the dining
room by Mrs. G. P. Sloan and Misses
Nelle Pratt and Maybelle ('coner.
Ileic the dainty bridal colors ran
riot, the table being especially at
tractive in its lace cover over green,
streamers ol tulle from the chande
lier, and its central d?corations a tall
silver candelabrum resting upon a
crystal platter, and the soft lights
from many candles shedding a radi
ance over the beautiful scene. Here
Mrs. J. C. Williford presided, and
four lovely girls, Misses Kl la Nickles,
Genevieve Singleton, Lilly Watson
and Mary Sue Sproles, wearing
white dresses and green sashes,
served an elaborate luncheon, with
Russian tea. The favors of hand
painted double hearts, tied with
green ribbons, were distributed by
Miss Edith Caldwell.
At 2 o'clock Mr. and Mrs. Pitch
ford left over the Piedmont and
Northern lines, thence for an ex
tended bridal trip to Washington and
other points of interest North, and
coi their return will reside in Wal
The bride is a gradual?' of Lander
College and bas been a very success
ful teacher. The romance of which
this occasion was the culmination
began while Miss Clinkscalos was
teaching in Walhalla.
Her numerous Creen wood friends
give her up very reluctantly.
Tbc groom is the only son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Pitchford, and is
associated in tho mercantile business
with his father. He ls a young man
of sterling worth and is to he con
gratulated on the prize he has won.
The out-of-town guests were: Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Pitchford, Sr., J. E.
Rauknight, C. w Bauknlght, Mrs.
Ll Ila ll Stoddard, Mrs. J. W. Shelor,
Mrs. J. L. Parker and Miss Anna
Stripling, of Walhalla; Miss Sallie
Ezell. of Sparenburg; Miss Norma
1 iser, of Greenville; Mr. and Mrs.
Reuben Gambrell, of Relton; Mrs.
J. A. Caldwell and Miss Edith Cald
well, of Yazoo City, Misc.
In anciont Greece amethysts wero
worn around the tuck to prevent In
toxication; hence the name, which