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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.
4 TO 5 TEARS OLD.
All Mare Mules with Lots of
Style and Finish.
C. W. ?? J. E. BAUKNIGHT,
WALHALLA, S. C.
"IT PAYS TO BUY FOR CASH."
Cotton and Cotton Seed
are valuable now, but remember that this
means higher prices for lard and provisions
next Spring. Save your money? for you
will nave a chance to spend it later.
Leave your money in our Bank so you will
have it to draw on next Spring when you will
be needing it for provisions and fertilizers. As
usual, the man who has raised his own sup
plies will be the man who will save money and
profit by the higher prices.
Westminster, S. C.
P. P. SULLIVAN, Pres.
T. PEDEN ANDERSON, Cashier.
Capital and Undivided Profits $135,000.
Marcus C. Long, Esq. j
Official Court Reporter for
To Teach a Class in Short
hand and Typewriting
at Walhalla, S. C.
For tlio reason that a large num
ber oi young men and young ladies
have requested me to teach them
Shorthand and Typewriting, I have
decided to take a class of 20 to b?
gin November 1st, 19 lf>. My charges
for the complete course will be $r?0,
I teach the famous Eclectic Sys
tem, which 1 used successfully as Olll
cial Court Stenographer for 14 years.
Any ono who will apply himself
can easily completo the full course I
within two months. Three yoting
men whom I taught are now Official
Court Stenographers, earning $2,500
per year, and others are drawing
Now is tho opportunity for any
young man or young lady in Oconee
county wlu desires to take a practi
cal business course in Shorthand and
M. C. LONG,
WALHALLA, M. C.
London, Oct. 18.-Sir Edward Car
son, Attorney General, has resigned
from the British cabinet,
There have boon rumors for a
week that the. Attorney Qeneral
would resign, as he waB understood
to be dissatisfied with certain mat
ters in regard to the conduct of the
Sir Edward Carson became Attor
ney fleneral when the coalition min
istry vas formed. Ile was the leader
of tho Ulster Unionists in their fight j
against nome rule for Ireland.
SCHOONER IS DASHED ON ROOKS
iii lu ol' Crow and Passengers Aro
Swept to Deatli.
Point Arena, Cal., Oct. 18.-One
after another, seven men and two
women, who had fought their way on
Mal Pass rocks, after escaping to-day
from the wrecked gasoline schooner
Alliance No. 2, were dragged back
into the sea by pursuing combers.
Bight were swept to death. Rafael
Medinosa was flung ashore alive.
H. R. Jones, of Vancouver, tho mate,
was the only other member of thc
ship's company of ten that was saved.
When the schooner, which sailed
from Vancouver, B. C., October ?), for
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, piled up on Mal
Pass rocks, i 2 miles north of here,
early to-day, she had on board Capt.
Deloucbery, E. 10. Harrington, chief
engineer; J. S. Walsh, second engi
neer; H. It. Jones, mate; A. Alan,
cook; -. -. Bailie, purser; Miguel
Ahila, owner; Mrs. Ahila, Miss Mil
ler and Rafael Medinosa, A'bila's ser
va n t,
The two women and all the men,
except .Tones, who remained on the
vessel, aided one another over the
side as the schooner was being
smashed to pieces, hut could not
mount high enough on the wave
wrecked rocks lo escape the clutch
of the sea.
Soon afterward the pounding hulk
broke in two, flinging Jones into the
sea. The ship's dory floated within
his reach and lie climbed Into lt.
There he was found exhausted hours
later. Medinosa was tossed upon the
beach unconscious. *
Ahila, the owner, was said to he a
Close friend of Gen. Carranza and
was taking the vessel to Mexico for
use m Carranzn's service.
CHARLESTON ELECTION RIOTS.
Ono Man Killed and Four Injured ns
a Hos ul?.
Charleston. Oct. IB.-Sidney J.
Cohen, a reporter for the Charleston
Evening Tost, was killed and four
men were injured, one o? them seri
ously, this afternoon while the city
Democratic executive committee was
in session lo canvass the returns of
flu* municipal primary election held
Immediately alter the riot Gover
nor Manning ordered out the militia,
instructing Col. E. M. Blythe to take
charge, and 100 ot' the National
Guard marched to the scene on the
corner of King and George streets
and restored (inlet.
Injured to Hospital.
The four men who were injured
were rushed to a hospital. Three of
them are reported to have been only
slightly injured, while the fourth is
wounded in the lungs. lt is feared
that he will not recover. The report
that .los. A. Black, chairman of the
committee, had been wounded was
The disorder occurred inside the
room where the executive committee
was in session following a light on
the outside between several persons
in a large crowd that had gathered
to 'hear the result of the election.
Until this time there had been no
intimation ol' a riot. Following the i
difficulty on the outside it ls stated
that an argument on the inside, made
more heated by the excitement on
the street, caused the shooting of the :.
reporter and the wounding of the |
four other men.
Box Pro tes oed.
Some trouble was feared when it
was repotted that one box in which
tlte Grace faction claimed so votes
would be protested at the committee :
meeting to-day. Without this box;
Major Hyde bad a majority of 100. !
The (?race supporters claimed that
their candidate had S0-odd votes in
thc box. ,
Another unpleasant feature thal
the managers had to face was a nu in- j
ber of challenged votes, bul lillie 1
troub.. was expected on account of
this in view of the fact thal the
number was divided almost equally ^
between the two faction...
Hyde Declared Nomine?'.
(News and Fourier, 17th. I
Major Tristram T. Hyde is the
nominee of the Democrats of Char
leston for mayor. He was so declar
ed by Hie city Democratic executive
committee about 7 o'clock yesterday
afternoon, after a session which had
lasted continuously from 11.46
?'clock in the forenoon. The box for
Club 2, of Ward 10, was thrown out.
.\ request for a recount of the votes
was voted down, the minority faction
having already quit the room when
this action was taken, leaving In a
body when the Ward 10, Club 2, box
was thrown out. Had the Ward 10,
Club 2, box not been thrown out, j
Major Hyde's majority would havel
stood at 38 votes on the basis of the |
action taken by the committee on the
challenged votes. On the basis of
the returns as declared by the com
mittee, the vote stood: (?race, 2.9S1;
The general election, in which city
registration certificates are required,
will be held Tuesday, December 14.
Strict military guard was main
tained around all sides of the Ger
man Artillery Hall, where the meet
ing was held. No persons were per
mitted to enter Wentworth street
without cerdenlials by the'vigilant
militiamen on guard, and every per
son entering the hall was carefully
searched befort being allowed to eu
er the committee room. Col. 10. M.
Blythe, commanding the 2d regl
neut pf South Carolina National (
[lunrd, was in command of the local
nilitnry and naval militia organiza
tions, which were entrusted with the
luty of preventing disorder around
he building. '
Mayor Grace was relieved of a re- '
?olver before ho was permitted to 1
inter tho committee room, although ?
ie at first objected to the action of (
he military authorities. He was (
learched. nfer he placed his weapon <
>n a table. Chief of Police Jas. R.
Cantwell wns also searched and dis- -
irmed before he was permitted to I
inter the committee room. Late In i
lie afternoon, when Sheriff J. El- 1
nore Martin had occasion to visit ? 1
WOMEN PERISH IX FLAMES.
Three Dend and Others Injured In
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 16. - Two wo
men are dead, one other probably fa- i
tally injured and four other persons
more or less seriously Injured as the
result of a fire which destroyed the
offices of the Mutual Film Corpora
tion on the second door of the Minn
building here to-day. A number of
other persons suffered minor Injuries
when they jumped from windows to
Thc dead are Miss Clara West
brook, body found in til m room; Miss
Lottie Ham, died nt City Hospital.
The Injured: Miss Lindie Davis,
probably fatally burned; Miss Beulah
Vows, burned about lace and hands;
injured in jumping; H. Matthews,
broken leg; J. IO. Carlisle, fireman,
binned about face and hands; G. B.
Adams. burned about face and
hands; bruised in jumping.
The Third Victim.
(Atlanta Constitution. 18th.)
A third death was added to the
Mutual Film disaster list yesterday
morning at 8.30 o'clock when Miss
Lucile Davis, one of the girls trap
lied in the second story supply room,
died at Grady Hospital, to which she
had been carried in an unconscious
Miss Davis was dragged to fresh
air by Fireman John Abbott, one of
the first to reach the supply room
when the lire department arrived
upon the scene. She was lyirg upon
a work bench at. the window opening
on an alley in the rear of the build
ing. Evidently she had attempted
to jump, when her dress caught in a
workmen's vise near the window.
The two other girls, Miss West
brook and Miss Ham, found In the
same room with her, were either
dead or dying. Miss Westbrook,
stenographer, was dragged from the
building dead, while Miss Lottie
Ham, in a dying condition, was car
ried down the laddi y and a vain at
tempt made to resuscitate her.
Miss Beu . h Yost, one of the most
seriously injured, is fast recovering
at Grady Hospital. Physicians say
thal lhere is little doubt ot her re
covery. She had jumped from the
second story window, sustaining a
broken leg in the leap.
The police have satisfied them
selves that the lire was unavoidable.
Although nothing can be obtained
showing the origin of the blaze, it is
generally accepted that it originated
from a spark from tho electric reno
vator used on the llrst floor, on
which the films are stored.
SIXTEEN KILLED IX WK IOC li.
Union Paeiiie Car Plunges Through
Randolph, Kan., Oct. lt;.-Sixteen
persons are believed to have lost their
lives when a passenger car of a Union
Pacific motor train plunged through
a bridge Into Fancy Creek, near
here, to-day. Ten bodies had been
recovered to-night and at least six
more were believed to be in the mud
and water which almost filled the
car. Of the 65 pass agers in the car
only lour escaped unhurt. Most of
the dead were drowned.
Many passengers were women
school teachers. / M went Into a
heap when the car struck tho bridge,
which, weakened by three Inches of
rain, fell in the swollen creek, car
rying the ear with it.
The rescue of the passengers was
extremely difficult and many were
badly Injured 'before they were ex
No occupant of the smoking com
part incut at tho forward end of the
.ar has yet been discovered among
Card of Thanks.
Oak way, Oct. 18.-Editor Keowee
fourier: We ask space in your val
uable paper to express our heartfelt
thanks to our many friends for their
kindness shown us during tho sick
nesfl and death of our darling little
laughter, Curtis. May the richest
>f God's blessings be showered on all
>f them ls our prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Jaynes.
he hall, he also was searched and
.el ie ved of his weapon. The weapons
ivere returned to tho officers when
bey left the building.
COURT OF COMMON ULK A H.
No Jury Cuse? Vet Tried-Judge
Moore llusy, However.
'Thc Court of Common Pleas for
Oconee convened in Walhalla Monday
last, hut so far no jury cases have
been beard or decided. The jurors
were dismissed Monday about noon,
none having then been used, and
Judge Moore found that the remain
der of the day would be occupied
with matters not requiring the pres
ence of the jurors.
Court was convened Tuesday, with
still nothing in sight for the jurors,
ahd they were again dismissed after
the brief formal use of one panel in
which a consent verdict was handed
in. The jurymen were instructed to
report this morning.
lt is reported thai the case of Can
trell vs. Holden (land suit) has been
compromised. This case has been to
the Supre e Court on two occasions,
and the Circuit Court was reversed in
each instance. The case was first
?.ailed in 1 ?08 or 1909.
Stenographer Clyde Smith is at his
post ready for duty whenever his ser
vices are required, but so far he has
been enjoying n rest.
The jurors drawn for the second
week of Civil Court have all been no
tified that attendance next Monday
will be unnecessary. If there should
be any business at all for a second
week it will be of such nature that a
jury will not be needed, and it is
more than probable that the session
will close before the end of this
will convene here on Monday. Novem
ber 1st. One week is all that is al
lotted for the November term in Oco
nee. The following gentlemen have
been drawn for this term, and these
will be required to be on hand
promptly Monday morning, Novem
.Jurors for Criminal Court.
D. J. Boatrlght, Seneca (Town).
I. L. Marett, Center.
B. R. Tollison, Keowee.
C. P. Gibson, ('enter.
O. H. P. Woolbright, Center.
E. E. Sheriff, Seneca.
It. P. Carter. Tugaloo.
W. O. Alexander, Wagener.
W. D. Cox, Wagener.
Ed. Harden. Walhalla.
L. M. Sheriff, Wagener.
W. E. Rhyne, Westminster.
L. L. Williams, Wagener.
W. N. Todd. Wagener.
E. .1. Black well. Tugaloo.
II. W. Brandt, Wagener.
T. C. Peebles, Seneca.
W. P. Moore, Center.
W. ll. Alexander. Whitewater.
J. C. Beggs, Center.
W. E. Cole. Center.
W. (). Johns, Center.
W. O. Crenshaw, Center.
W. E. Smith, Keowee.
W. C. Driver, Wagener.
W. B. Wyatt, Keowee.
M. P. Moor?-, Tugaloo.
J. N. Fitzgerald, Wagener.
D. N. Robins, Chattooga.
E. H. Cleveland, Seneca.
Wm. A. White, Wagener.
R. A. McLees, Walhalla.
Jesse Woodall, Pulaski.
E. B. Gibson, ('enter.
W. N. Holbrooks, Pulaski.
Win. J. Townes, Whitewater.
SENECA'S POST OFFICE HOBBED
Safe Cracked, Money and Stamps
Stolen-Brief Local Note?.
Seneca. Oct. 19.-Special: The
Seneca post ellice was entered and
the safe blown and robbed Monday
night. The loss is not. definitely
known, but there was a small
amount of money and a lot of
stamps taken. No clue to Hie rob
ber has yet been found. The work
is thought to have been done be
tween tho boars of 2 and 'A o'clock
Mrs. T. B. Jones, of Bowndesville,
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. S. Hunter.
Mrs. Emily Thompson will leave
Thursday for Wrenn's and Augusta,
and later for a visit to her sons in
Mr. and Mrs. George Townsend
and Miss Anna Hunter, of Anderson,
were recent visitors to Mrs. W. S.
Mrs. E. A. Hines, Miss Gladys
Ramsay and Ben Lee Hamilton were
among the Seneca people who at
tended the Auburn-Clenason foot
ball game at Anderson Saturday.
Mrs. W. P. Reid attended tho
Pickens County Sunday School Con
vention at ("entrai last Saturday.
She had a place on the program.
Rev. I. E. Wallace was not able
to fill his appointment it Richland
laat Sunday en account of sickness.
Tho appointment was filled by Rov.
Rev. M. U. Kirkpatrick, of Rock
ville, spent a few days tho past week
with his daughter, Mrs. B. A. Lowry,
and filled tho pulpit of tho Presbyte
rian church Sunday night. Mr.
Kirkpatrick was* on his way to
Synod, which meets at Rock Hill.
Mrs. S. J. Craig and children,, of
OCONEE COTTON MARKET.
Wednesday, October 20, 10.30 A. M.
Seneca-(Hy Barron-Byrd Co.):
Cotton, por pound .12 Vi
Seed, per ton .$43.00
Newry-(Hy Courtenay Mfg. Co.) :
Cotton, per pound .12 Va
Seed, |>er ton .$40.00
Westminster-(By J. (J. llrciizeulo) :
Cotton, per pound .12%
Seed, per ton .$40.00
(Hy Strother Ai Phinney) :
Cotton, por pound .12%
Seod, per ton .$40.00
Walhalla-(By c. W. Pitchford):
Cotton, per pound .12%
Seod, por ton .$40.00
Tuesday's Anderson Market:
Cotton (graded) 12 to 1 2 YA C.
Tuesday's Now York Market:
New York, Ort. 19. -After some
early Irregularity, tho cotton market
turned steadier on bullish weather
and crop advices, with January con
tracts selling up from 12.72 to 12.81
and (dosing at 12.82. The general Rsi.
closed steady at a net advance of f,
to 10 points for tho day.
Weather Forecast lor One Week.
(Special to Keowec Courier.)
U. S. Department of Agriculture,
Weather Bureau, Atlanta, Ga., Oct.
19, 1915. -'Following is the weather
forecast issued by the U. S. Weather
Bureau, Washington, D. C., for the
week beginning Wednesday, October
For South Atlantic and East Gulf
States: Kain Wednesday, probably
continuing Thursday along the
South Atlantic, coast; otherwise
generally fair weather will prevail
during the wook. Temperatures
will be moderate.
MAN CRUSHED UNDER TRAIN.
Attempted to "Swing" Rear Coach
ot' Excursi?n Train.
York ville, Oct. 17. Both Jackson
was drawn under the wheals of a pas
senger train at Clover yesterday
morning while he was attempting to
swing on>when tho train was In mo
tion, and killed. There was a circus
hilled to exhibit at Gasto?la yester
day and the management of the Caro
lina and Northwestern railroad ad
vcrtised thal it would operate an ex
cursion train between Chester and
Gastonia. After reaching York ville,
owing to the fact that tho five or six
coaches making up tho train wore
filled to overflowing, it was decided
that lt would not take on any moro
between bore and Gastonia, and as a
result it did not stop or slacken its
speed tit. either Filbert or Clover,
where there were possibly would-be
As the train passed (Mover station,
Jackson, when ho realized that it.
would not stop, it is said, undertook
to "swing" the last coach, but missed
his footing, was drawn under the
rear wheels and his body was catt al
most in two. The train crew know
nothing of the accident and tho train
did not stop. Tho man was instantly
killed. Tho accident occurred about
1 1 o'clock, and the body lay where
the train loft it until about 1 o'clock,
when it was removed by instructions
of the .sheriff. No Inquest was held.
Jersey Defeats Woman Suffrage.
Announcement comes from Now
Jersey that. Mrs. Frlekert, loader of
the suffrage movement in thai State,
concedes defeat of woman suffrage.
Compbdo returns from 28."? out of
1,819 districts, scattered in every
sec tion, give a total of 20,010 for wo
man suffrage. 27,59 1 against.
Greenville, aro visiting tho former's
brother's family, w. P. Nimnious.
Mrs. Eugene Runion bas returned
from ti visit of several weeks to her
mother In Mississippi. Mrs. Runion
will return to her mother this week
unless there is an improvement in
Cast Saturday was said by our
business men to bo the. busiest day
for months in Seneca. Tho streets
were crowded and tho people seem
ed on business bent. The merchants
did a big business, both In trade and
Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Livingston
visited Mrs. T. B. Jones at Lowndes
ville last week.
At a recont congregational meet
ing of the Presbyterian church W. S.
Hunter and O. F. Bacon were elected
elders and -will bo Installed to this
office next Sunday at tho morning
An interesting program is bolng
arranged for Christian Endeavor
Sunday night. Dr. H. C. Doyle will
make the address on the subject
"Politics in tho Church."