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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.
VTe have just recei
Sample Lot of Fine Sh
to $3.00. Sizes 14
We will sell these ?
Come in and I
C. W. J. E.
"IT PAYS TO B
saving the Farmer. As is cus
Hanks ar? being made the goats
Time, when money is needed ti
We are getting to he the "sho\
Look into all the propositions \
how long after application befoi
feature of having to give a show
branees; who you might have tc
notes ar? liable to be called reg
notes; the possible changing of
that, you might be dealing with
with venir conditions. Wo kn<
down and reason they will lind 1
thc} ?an be treated by anybody
WHERE OOONEK COUNTY STA NOS
On Question of Pr?l?l?tion-Itesulf*
Show Almost 7 to !?
Below we give the figures complete
ter the election last week on the ques
tion of prohibition or local option.
The majority in Oeonee county for
prohibition is almost 7 to 1. This is
in marked contrast with "our big
*ister" county of Charleston, where
tho results showed about 10 to 1
against prohibition. The Oeonee
vote by precincts is given below:
Precinct Prohi. L. Op.
Clemson College . 2 27
Damascus. 2 2
Double Springs . 2 18
Earle's Mill . - 13
Fair Play. - 30
Friendship. 1 2d
High Palls No. I . ;! 5
High Falls No. 2 . 1 20
Holly Springs . I Pi
Little Diver. il 12
Long Creek . ;; 16 I
Madison . 1 2 j
Newry. D'. 1:5 !
Oak way . 7 103
Picket Post . 5 17;
Providence.?- 1 7
Richland. 1 26 !
Salem . 12 43
Seneca .?. 24 143
South I'nion . 5 33
Tabor . 1 24
Tamassee. <> 11
Tokeena . 2 43
Tu ga loo Academy . - 13
Westminster . 1 isl
West Union . 17 72
Walhalla . ?IS 1 SO
ved and put on sale one
iris worth from $1.00
J, 15, 15 1-2.
ook them over
-iL?, 5. C>.
UY FOR CASH."
ans Are All
tomary every Fall the Southern
by the politicians. In the Spring
ie country-saverB are very quiet;
v me" kind in Oconee, however,
?ery carefully, friends. Consider
:e you have money in hand; the
ing that cotton is clear of Ineum
I go on a note with; the fact that
a rd less are different from other
security from time to time, and
i strangers who arc not familiar
)W that when our customers sit
hat we treat there, as liberally as
STER, S. C.
GIIUAS LIVKI> LIFE OF SHAME.
ijOfk Positions Throng!) Had Conduct.
Arrested Near Greenville.
Greenville, Sept. 18.-A case tluit
was pitiful in the extreme came np
for trial before Magistrate Hallinger
yesterday when four girls were tried
before him upon a charge of vagran
cy and were fined $10 or given a sen
tence of 20 days in jail. The girls
were arrested in Xickeltown by Chief
Reuben Gosnell, of the rural police,
and by Jailor W. H. Neely, this week.
The girls had been staying out in
Hie woods near Xickeltown, was the
complaint made hy Chief Gosnell,
who declared that they were living a
lite of the utmost shame. The testi
mony could not be printed, and yet
there was more pity for the girls than
censure. One ot them, with tears
rolling down her face, declared that
she would have to leave the city to
get a lob, as she could not get work
in any of the local mills. All of
them are cotton mill operatives and
have lost their positions through bad
Taken with them was a boy, .las.
Arthur Rhodes, who was lined $20
or 30 days on the chain gang.
Tho girls were Lucy Farmer, Lila
Hay. Nettie Carpenter and Willie .May
Heat ordain Haptist .Minutes.
Tbe minutes of the Reavordam
Haptist Asociation are. now ready for
distribution, and all churches which
have asked for them will receive
their minutes this week. If any ex- '
tra co|des are wanted they will bel
supplied at the office of The Keowee
Courier or by the (derk at 10 cents
per copy. L. H. Mitchell, Clerk. .
Walhalla, Route No. 1.
COTTON GINNKl) TO S?PT. 1
in South Carolina - Comparisons
?lade With Same ?alto 101 i.
Washington, D. C., Sept. 17.-Spe
cial: Sam L. Rogers. Director of the
Census, Department Of Commerce,
announces the preliminary report ofj
cotton ginned by counties lu South
Carolina, for the crops of 1915 and1!
1914. The report was made publia
for the State on September 8. (Quan
tities are in running l?ales, counting
round as half hales. Linters are not
County-- l!tir>. ll? lt.
Abbeville. * 41
Aiken . 348 S99
Anderson. 1 3 4
Hamberg. 148 1,165*
Harnwell. 092 2,734.
Hean fort . * 70
Berkeley. - 4jj
Calhoun. 226 658
Charleston . 9
Chester. 37 71
: Chesterfield. 330 3 34'
j Clarendon. 70 1,543'
Colleton . 31 190
Darlington . * 74
Dillon . 69 457 ]
Dorchester. 53 100)
Edgefleld . 196 7 3
Fairfield . 10 7
Florence. . 119
Georgetown. - -
Greenville. - *
Greenwood. * 66
Hampton. 306 77 5
Morry . - -
Jasper . *
Kershaw. 49 136
Laurens. 7 5 4
Lee . 35 39 2
Lexington. 131 291
Marion. * 6 0
Marlboro. 231 731
Newberry . li? 103
Oconee . - * !
Orangeburg. 1.090 1,449
Richland. 7.". 607
Saluda. 56 66
Spartanburg. ' 21
Sumter . 29 1.111
Williamsburg. * 2 S
York. . 57
Totals. 4,305 14,633
* Not shown separately to a /old
disclosure of individual operations.
+ * 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4.
OCONEE DAY AT CLEMSON. 4.
4? 4* *!* *?* *I* *!* ~AC *I* *I# -J- *>i*
Friday, September 24th, will be
Oconee county farmers' day at Clem
son College and the experiment sta
tion. Prof. Conradl will give a short
practical talk on farm insects at 10
a. m., and Prof. Barre will discuss
plant diseases at 1 1 a. m. Either will
be worth any farmers' time and may
save him many dollars.
Up at the experiment station there
is some valuable work going on
showing the effects of different ferti
lizers and au ear io row corn breed
Anderson and Piekens county far
mers will be there on the same date
and this will probably he the last far
mers' day In 19 1"?. so let Oconee be
Czar's Spy-Trapper Executed.
London. Sept. 17.-A prominent
Russian who is here in connection
with war contracts for his govern
ment revealed to-day the astounding
fact that the man at the hoad of the
Russian special investigation service,
intrusted with the work of discover
ing German spies in Russia, was
himself a German spy. This man
had boen known to the Ru-dan court
for years, and only proof of the most
indisputable nature led to his ex
Then prompt action was taken. Ile
was tried by court martial and con
victed of having betrayed the weak
I finta of the Russian war prepara
tions to the very Germans he was <
peeled to arrest. His execution fol
The story, according to the inform
ant, created a great scandal, and fur
ther revelations are expected,
Jooossee School to Open.
Editor Keowee Courier: Please
announce that the .locassee school
will he opened on Monday, the 27th,
with Miss Annie Gason as teacher.
A JA M KS AHCIIlUALD RKTl'KNK.
Wovcrmnent to Seek Explanation
from Dumbo's Messenger.
ft New York. Sept. 20.-James E. j
Archibald, the American correspond
ent wim carried a message from Dr.
Konstantine T. Dumba, Austro-llun
5Li.ui umbassattor at Washington.
Hfcressed to the Austrian loreign
jjidnister. which led to a request from
?ne United States for the ambassa
dor's call, issued a statement here
to-day denying that he had connived
t?0 break the neutrality laws of the
Kilted States or was an ottlcial dis
I On his return here to-day aboard
Ae steamship Rotterdam Archibald
inclined to discuss the affair until he
bad consulted his lawyer and bad ac
quainted himself, as he explained,
?Ith what had been said in this
h "XSv. Dumba's letter," said Archi
fifcld's statement, "was given to me
mOSI openly at the steamer's gang
plank just before sailing. Hundreds
'Unpersons were about and there was
;?t the slightest suggestion of se
,0X?cy. Of its contents 1 had abso
lutely no knowledge I supposed, of
'gRtHjse, that it simply -eferred to my
^tork. 1 feel that the very open man
Jrar In which the letter was given me
j(MlOW8 that Dr. Dumba had no inten
ttpn of using me or my passport as a
Shield for the transmission of any
\"l did not consciously break either
the spirit or the letter of my passport
OX bf any law, but merely did what
?yeiy traveler crossing the ocean
dee?, by carrying notes or small
pk? a ge s as an accommodation to
frithds, just as I did when i return
ed from Germany last year, when I
r.iakied several letters and ofrrctfrt
dispatches to our State Department
for Ambassador Gerard and packages
for Mrs. Gerard and others. I did it
simply as a matter of friendship, pre
cisely as I carried the letters in this
Archibald Must Explain.
Washington, Sept. 20.-Whatever
the government's action toward .las.
P. J. Archibald it will not be Laken
for several days, and not until Archi
bald has had opportunity to make
explanations to officials here.
The only action the department
will take on Dr. Dumba's letter, pub
lished yesterday, will be to formally
j acknowledge receipt.
News Notes from Fairview.
Fairview, Sept. 20.-Special: Rev.
N. G. Rallenger will lill his regular
appointment at this place next Sun
day morning at 1 J o'clock.
Miss Ida Shockley, ol' Atlanta, is
visiting among friends here. Miss
Shockley was a former resident of
thia community, and ber numerous
friends are pleased to meet ber again.
Mis? Sallie Mc.Mahan 1 >ft Sunday
for Griffin, Ga., where she nas accept
ed a position as stenographer.
Miss Jessie Taylor has returned to
her home near Tucker, Ga., after
spending a month with relatives here.
Mrs. Lena M. Goch ran last week
went to Greenville, at which place
she has accepted a position.
Miss Rosa Mc.Mahan and brother
Paul have entered the Newry High
Mrs. Fred Martin and children, of
near Anderson, are visiting the for
mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
Meares, nt "Cedar Lawn."
Mr. and Mrs. R. IL Alexander and
children, of Walhalla, spent last
week-end with relatives in this com
Laying III Supply.
(Charleston Post. )
Approximately half of the quarter
of a million dollars' worth of liquids
ordered by the Charleston county dis
pensary board In the last awards that
can be made on account of the results
of the dry vote in the prohibition
election of recent days, has been re
ceived and stored in the warehouse
near dispensary headquarters. About
$126,000 worth of liquor and beer
is on hand, lt is estimated, $90,000
worth being stored up to Saturday
night, and it is still coining In at the
ratfor eight and ten cars a day.
lt is expected that the shipment of
the stuff will he completed this week,
it heing necessary to have it all here
before the results of the election are
declared, and the embargo on pur
chasing or receiving goes into effect.
Tl HUS DOST 5,000 IX BATTL.K
Allied Forces Capture Hill ?0 nt Dar
danelles A fter Bloody Hattie.
London Sept. 19.--A description
of the fighting in the Anzac region, on
die Gallipoli Peninsula the last week
in August and the result achieved is
given by a Dardanelles correspondent.
The capture of Hill No. 60 was im
portant, he says, as it is the last cres!
ot' the last ridge separating the Anzac
zone from the plains to the north,
and thus constitutes a point of union
between the British forces in the An
zac position and the line across the
The Turks clung to the bill with
the utmost determination, and when
thrown out of their trenches would
fight their way back again. When
the trenches finally were captured
they were tilled with Turkish dead,
lt took turee days to oust the Turks,
and the ground around is still thickly
strewn with their bodies and those of
The correspondent says it is esti
mated the Turks lost 5,000 men be
fore they surrendered the position
The correspondent expresses the
opinion that the Turks will not at
tack the Anzac positions again after
terrible losses they sustained in pre
vious attacks. They did succeed, he
adds, in sweeping two British battal
ions off a ridge that previously had
been won by the New Zealanders, but
when they gol across the crest they
came under the fire of the D rit isl?
" They came down in thousands,"
said a staff officer of the New Zealand
brigade. "They went back in hun
dreds " the correspondent says. Ma
chine gunners claim that f?,000 were
Danger to this part oi.tii? line, the
correspondent thinks, could only
come through physical overstrain of
the troops, as they have made the
psit ?OUR virtually Impregnable, and
even supplies for them are now taken
up through saps, which inn right
down to the beaches, while the sides
of the hills are covered with dugouts.
The Turkish batteries still make it
exciting for landing parties, but once
ashore there is plenty of cover for
STI DD M ORK PK.\< ?K 151'MO lt S.
Vague Imli< . ?ions that Somewhere in
Europe Peace is Thought of.
Berlin. Sept. 18.-That longland
realizes she cannot force the Darda
nelles and desires separate peace
with Turkey is the interpretation of
The Tages Zeitung of Lord Kitche
ner's praise of the Turks. It con
trasts the latter's remarks with the
statement of Premier Asquith thal
Turkey signed her death warrant
when she entered the war.
Peace Conference Held.
New York. Sept. 18.-That Her
man representatives were directly ap
proved by the British foreign office
the latter part of August to discuss
England's peace terms was stated to
the United Press by a passenger ar
riving on the Ba'tlr. His source of
information is excellent. The result
of the conference is unkonwn.
From Another Angle.
Berlin. Sept. 18.-(By Carl W.
Ackerman, United Bress Staff Corrs
pondent).-A mighty blow in the
Balkans may end the war in Europe
before spring by blasting a road
through Serbia to Bulgaria.
The Austro-Qermans may settle
thc Balkan question and bring early j
peace. Both here and Vienna are
suddenly struck with the idea and it
meets with popular approval.
It is believed that the Balkan sit
uation is most favorable to the Teu
Pound Guilty of Murder.
Asheville. N. C., Sept. lit. Merritt
Miller and (fargett Wiggins. who
have been on trial at Robblnsville.
Graham county, since September 10
on a charge of slaying Philip Phil
lips from ambush, were found guilty
to-day of murder in the first degree
and sentenced to die in the electric
chair November 6th.
Phillips, a farmer of Graham coun
ty, was shot August 2U. Phillips'?
wife, son and daughter were killed
recently. Ed. WIHiamfe, Phillipa's
son-in-law. is charged with this
5 MKXIOANH KU,U l) IN CLASH.
Skirmish Slops When Mexicans Prom?
ise A ??ology ?nd Punishment.
Brownsville, Texas. Sept.- 17.
Carranza soldiers at Matamoras and
Ammiran soldiers engaged in a
pitched hattie nc rons the Kio tirando
to-day. The conflict was opened
when the Mexicans fired upon Amer
ican soil, apparently trying to kill a
peace officer, patrolling the American
hank of the river. Their shots killed
his horse, hut he escaped and sum
moned United States cavalry lo the
The Mexicans broke for covet*
when the Americans dashed to tho
river, but half au hour later they
again appeared and fired several vol
leys ai the Americans.
After 500 bullets had fallen on tho
American side tho troops returned
At 1.40 o'clock this afternoon tito
Mexicans soldiers were still (Iring
from the brush near Matamoras. Tho
American soldiers had then taken up
positions in their trenches on tho
river bank and were replying vigor
News of the hattie caused intenso
excitement here. Troops were rush
ed to the international bridge to
guard against any effort by tho Mat
amoras garrison to "rush" it. Ml
residents of tho city turned out lo
watch the hattie.
lt was reported that five Mexicans
were killed and one seriously wound
ed in the tight. The dead and
wounded were thrown into a wagon
and carried to Matamoras.
After the battle bad been going
on for some time a Carranzista offi
cer was seen riding toward the river
from the direction of Matamoras. He
wildly waved u white handkerchief
at the Americans across the river,
who stopped firing. The Mexicans
did the same. Then the officer
walked to the river bank and yelled
an apology to the Americans, saying
that the Mexican soldiers who par
ticipated in tl\e shooting would bo
Hui ntl ail Mea-One Life '.?ost.
Halifax. N. S.. Sept. 20. The
Greek steamer Albina! was destroyed
by tire at sea with the loss of one
lil?', according to a message received
by the marine department to-day.
The Btcamer Tuscan ia recused 408
passengers and crew, and the steamer
Roumanian Prince 61 others,
The message from the Tuscania
was dated at 7 a. m. to-day, and was
the lirst official word from the liner
since the wireless report last night
that the At binai was afire and tho
I Tuscania had rescued the passengers.
I The origin of tho fire was not stated
in t he message. . N
The At binni sated from New York
last Thursday for Greece. She car
ried (il fi cst. 47 second cabin and 2 I -i
steerage passengers. Tho cargo con
Bisted of considerable quantities of
flour, coffee, cotton, rice a 'ubri
The Athinni was tl,712 tons gross.
She was Pto feet long and fi2 feet
beam. The vessel was built in long
land In 1908, and was owned by tho
National Steam Navigation Company,
of (?reece. . .
COTTON MINIMUM I2)? UKNT&
Georgin Fanners Decide on I "rice for
Which They Will Hold.
(To-day's Atlanta Constitution.)
The minimum price at which cot
ton should be hold is 12% cents.
This was the result of the delibera
tions of the special meeting of dele
gates from tho Farmers' Union of
Georgia who met at the State Capi
One hundred and five counties
were represented, and about 200 far
mers were pei sent. The session last
ed all day.
The meeting was called for the
purpose Of discussing the gradual
marketing and financing of the pres
ent cotton ?Top until a fair price
cou ld be realized, and that price was
fixed at 12 cents.
('has. S. Barrett, president of tho
National Partners' I nion, and J. .1.
Brown, president or tho Georgia di
vision, presided, and J. K. Overman
acted aa secretary.
At the morning session addresses
were made by Senator John L, Mc
Lauiin, State Warehouse Commis
sioner of South Carolina; Congress
men W. S. Howard and W. C. Adam
son, Chas. S. Barrett and J. J. Brown.
Paris dentists have found that sour
milk will cure certain diseases of tho
month and ginns heretofore difficult