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_"TO THINE OWN 8?LF BE TRUE, A Xl) IT MUST FOLLOW AS THE NIGHT THE DAY: THOU CANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN."
By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER._WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SE1?T. 10, 1014. New Serie? No. 8?0.-Volume LXV.-No. :?7.
The Best Dressed Women in America
Women who consider economy in buying know
that Queen Quality shoes are the cheapest in
the long run.
Shoes that fit best wear best. Queen Quality shoes fit and give
comfort from the first day's wearing. They give more satis
factory service because of their fitting qualities.
C. W. & J. E. Bauknight,
It Pays to Buy for Cash.
Is Your Note Good?
Any mau can have some cash
men have credit and not much cash,
no credit. ll' yen have lands and
cnn past tine, you have second grade
the world to kill your ?reibt is to
run past due w H holli attending to
rediscount a pa.-d duo paper. Did
worth ten thousand dollars, and we
for one hundred dollars we cannote
as it is not considered n first-class
eats. Credit is lost quickly, and
ting slow with your notes. We bad
cash always, and so had you. Don't
your credit This is not an advertise
all ol' us to think about some.
and some cred . ' Some
Some mon have cash and
cash: if you let your notes
credit. Tho surest way in
let your accounts and instes
i hem. No corporation can
you know that if you are
have your note PAST DU IS
use that note as collateral,
paper by our correspond
nearly always lost by get
rather have credit than
lei carelessness cost yon
mont. .lust something for
Westminster, S. C.
KOK SALM-Fresh milch cow;
lino 10-year-old mart-, weight 1,000
pounds; Duroc Jersey boar; two
year-old Shorthorn bull. M. 0. HOL
LAND, Walhalla, Route 2. 47*
I'OR SALIO-One Jersey Milch
Cow, with second calf; in good con
dition. Apply to MARIAH Mc A IR
VINE, near Cotton Mills. Walhalla,
S. C. 15
l-'or Cnne Heed and Pea Threshing
on power machine, -seo me. Satisfac
tion guaranteed. Turning porch col
umns a specialty. S. A. TOW, Wal
halla Route 2. 45"
TWO AUTOS i-'OR SALK-Ono
Overland and one Ford; in fair con
dition; Lot h running now. Price
very reasonable. Apply to ZIMMER
MAN'S GARAGE, Westminster, S. C.
Oct. L7, 1915. Hi*
SPEC LIL OFFER-To patlonts
coming from Oconee County to our
Greenville office for eyo work: As wo
aro members of Chamber of Com
merce, we refund railroad fares.
A. A. ODOM, Consulting Optometrist
Optician; President Tho (Hobo Opti
cal Co., Masonic Temple, Greenville,
S. C. 9-tf.
AUTO TIRES AT REDUCTION.
Wo have on hand ono ?12x3 V?
Straight Side Goodyear and one 28x
\\ in. Plain Tread Casing. Will take
2fi per cent less than list price to
(lose out. Gasoline Engine cheap'
Wo have on hand one Fairbanks
Morse 2 h-p. Horizontal Type Gaso
line Fngilie, slightly used. Will sell
cheap Rallonger ll ll ni WU re anti Fur
niture Co., Seneca, S. C.
Dring ?our Scrap Iron Retween
Now and Sa On i< lay, 12 o'clock, as I
will commence loading a car Friday,
tho 12th. J. W. LICIO. Walhalla. *
WANTED-Man with Family, to
superintend cotton farm in Oklaho
ma, on salary, or will rent land third
and fourth, or furnish teams, tools
and feed on halves. If interested
write M. L. ALEXANDER, Ardmore,
FOR SALE, in Walbnlla-Ono
7-rooni house and store room ISx?T
feet, with two acres of land, also.
Tract ol' Land four miles west of Wal
halla, containing 2 17 acres, with 3
room house and out-buildings. If
interested see or write'H. .1. SLlGii,
Lox 2:t I. Walhalla. S. C._46*
Thanks Fanners for Exhibits.
Editor Keowee Courier: Please al
low me space in your paper io thank
the farmers who assisled mc in get
ting up a county exhibit for Hie State
Fair. Although Oconee did not win
first place, I feel sure lhere was as
much common! on tho fruit exhibit
from Oconee as imv one thing nt thc
Tho people from all parts of tho
Slate seemed to be surprised to know
that Oconee could grow snell apples
as cune from Dan Good, Walhalla!
C. C. Arve, Long Creek, and M. S.
SI Hiding and Mr. Hopkins. ol'Seneca.
Farmers, let's begin now to prepare
I for the fair next year, in ease Oconee
1 is called on to make an exhibit, and
j show the people of this State what
! there is in Oconee. "if I had known
? it sooner I could have saved gome
I thing for tho fair." was the remark
heard too often in getting up tho 6X
i hihit. C. M. Harnett, County Agent.
CRIMINAL COURT CLOSED.
Adjournment Sine Die Came Satur*
?lay After a Busy Week.
The November term of Criminal
Court for Oconee came to a close Sat
urday morning alter a busy week,
during which numerous cases were
disposed of. in tho following cases
the grand jury, in addition to those
. ases reported last week, returned
.1. Hamp Butts, Mrs. .1. Hamp
Mutts. Luther Barle, Harrison Torry,
for violation of dispensary law; .lim
I'ressloy. disposing ol property un
der lien; Lester Sanders, in ju rv to
"No bill" was the finding of th?'
grand jury in the cases of the State
vs. Jim McCaul, assault and battery
with intent to kill, timi J M. Dear
den, disposing of property under lion.
Con Oin ned to Next Term.
M lle Slate vs. B. P. Sloan, dispos
ing of property under lien; B. Ste
I plums, disposing of property under
lien; Luther Earle, J. Hamp Butts,
violating dispensary law.
Cases Disposed Ol'.
I House Wright pleaded guilty lo
\ violating tho dispensary law and was
sentenced tc, serve three months on
' tho publi' works of Oconee at hard
labor, or like period in Slate peni
tentiary, or pay lino of $100.
Will Ludlow pleaded guilty in two
cases on the charge ol' larceny ol' live
stock. In each case be was sentenced
i to serve one year on the publie works
of the county tit hard labor, or like
period in State penitentiary. Sen
tence in second case to commence
immediately upon expiration of sen
tence in first case.
Andrew Johnson-obtaining goods
under false pretense. Nol prossed.
Henry Winston-using animal
without consent of owner. Pleaded
guilty and sentenced to serve three
months on public works of county at
hard labor, or like period in State
penitentiary, or pay fine of $40.
Clem Moore-violating dispensary
law. Pleaded guilty. Three months
on public works at hard labor, or
like period in state penitentiary, or
pay line of $100. Sentence suspend
ed : titi! first day ol' next torin of
Ceu:t. Justified bond tor appearance
in sam ol' $200.
John T. Fowler ami Stun Smith
arson. Not guilty.
J. T. Lee violating dispensary
law. Pleaded guilty. Three months
on public works ol' county at hard
labor, or like term in penitentiary or
pay lino of $100. Sentence suspend
ed till first day of next term of
Court. Bond of $LMin required for
Hov Owens assault with intent to
ravish. Guilty of assault. Sentence:
I Thirty days on public works of coun
ty at hard labor, or like period in
penitentiary, or pay line of $100.
Harrison Terry violating dispen
sary law. Pleaded guilty. Three
months or $100 fine. Fine paid.
Jim Crossley- disposing of prop
erty under lien. Pleaded guilty. Six
months or $200.
Sam Hamey disposing ol proper
ty under lien. Pleaded guilty. Six
months or tine of $20 0.
Mrs. J. Hamp Butts-violating dis
pensary law. Pleaded guilty on first
county. Sentence: That d?fendant
be confined in county jail at such la
bor as she may be able to perform,
for three months, or pay fine of $100.
Harrison Craig bastardy. Nol
W. M. Qoodlron breach of trust.
Marcus Smith-violating dispen
sary law. Not guilty.
House Wright-violating gallon-a
month law. Nol prossed.
I/Cster Sanders- -injuring jail.
Pleaded guilty. Three years in 'Sttae
penitentiary at hard labor, or like pe
riod on public works of Oconee at
Lester Sanders and Lee Williams
-housebreaking and larceny. Mis
trial. Defendant Lee Williams ad
mitted to bail in the sum of $."?00,
with ono or moro good and sufficient
sureties, for his appearance at tho
next term of Court. Sanders will be
in custody ol' county or State offi
cials and will be turned over for
trial when the case is called.
Hold-Over Grand Jurors.
The following gentlemen were
drawn from tho. 1915 panel ol' the
grand jury to serve during lilli?:
T. N. Carter. Westminster.
Teay B. Hutchison, Walhalla.
R. L. Vissage, Wagoner.
J. C. Knox, West Union.
C. R. Gambrell, Wagoner.
T. W. LeCroy, Wagoner.
Grand .lucy Presentiment.
On Thursday prior to Hie adjourn
ment of Court tho grand jury made
its final present, which was as fol
State of South Carolina. County ol
Oconee.- (Court of General Sessions,
November Tenn, lill."?.) To His I
Honor Ernest Moore, Presiding
Wo have passed upon all bills of
indictment Hitit have been handed us
by the Solicitor at this terni of Court,
and also all matters that have been
brought to our attention.
We have, by committee, visited the
county jail and find same in good
conidtlon, and we recommend that
electric lights he placed in said jail, i
We have also, by committee, vis- '
ited tho county poor farm, and find
the same in excellent condition, and i
the inmates well cared for and con-,
We recommend that the Magis
trates in Coonee county place their
witnesses under bond for their ap
pearance at Court. We further rec
ommend. That tho Magistrates be
more rigid in the enforcement of all
laws, and we particularly wish to
recommend that all persons found
guilty of gambling be dealt with in
strict accordance ?.?th the law.
We recommend that the Supervi
sor build a bridge across Tugaloo
river at or near Jenkins's Ferry, but
we do not recommend that the bridge
at Wigington's place be replaced by
the Supervisor at present, and we
recommend that the Jocassee Road,
approaching Hester Mountain, he dis
continued for the present.
We recommend that the following
petition of the citizens of Ocone*
county to the Supervisor ho com
plied with: "To tho Honorable Su
pervisor and Hoard of County Com
missioners of Oconee County: We.
tho undersigned citizens of the State
and county above named, respectfully
petition your ho na rb le body to make
a change in the public road at thc4
point on the main line of the South
ern Railway known as the Dickson
Crossing. The road now crosses the
said railroad at tho mouth of a dan
gerous cut between Harbin Station
and Changa Creek, and we desire
that the road be put back near where
it originally was - on tho ridge
through which tho cul runs, just
south ol the present crossing. This
will necessitate au overhead bridge
across the cut. hut it will eliminate
a very dangerous ( tossing and make
a better road. We respectfully peti
tion the Supervisor to have the
Southern railroad to comply with tho
We. the members of the grand
jury, recommend that the foregoing
petition be complied with, and that
tm overhead bridge he built on South
ern railroad near thc crossing at
We desire to thank your Honor
and the other officers of the Court
for the courtesies extended us in the
performance of our duties, and beg
to bo excused from further attend
ance upon this Court.
Respect full v submitted,
H. C. Husch.
Foreman of (?rand Jury.
Nov. I, 1915.
PHARGK AGAINST M?NSING ER.
Warrant for Former Oconee un, Dep
uty Sherill' in Greenville for VenrH.
Greenville, Nov. i;.-John Hun
singer, for four years deputy under
former Sheriff Tonie and for more
than two yeats deputy under Sheriff
Rector, will be tried for transporting
The case grew out of a sensational
automobile chase of some 30 miles
Wednesday night. Hunsinger .s said
to have been in an automobil? with
Jim Rums and J. A. Childs. Thc otli
cers who ( based the alleged violators
of the law were Reuben Gosuell,
chief ot the rural police, and Deputy
Sheriff Capel]. Hunsinger and Burns
are said to have jumped front the
Hoeing car. but wore identified by
the two oillcers. The (hast; hogan
between Greer and Duncans and
wound in and around the country
roads, lt is said that the three men,
for whom warrants were issued to
day, had boen to Union for a load ol'
They threw a package out of the
automobile and oillcers, upon search,
picked up eleven gallons on the side
of the road. Another gallon jug was
broken. Hunsinger, it is said, jump
ed before the liquor was thrown out.
Hunsinger was released as deputy
sheriff some months ago on the
grounds that he had become a candi
da le for sheriff,
Picket Host School Opening.
By authority of the board of trus
tees we take this opportunity of an
nouncing t Ha t the fall and winter
term ol' tho Ricket Rost Graded
School will begin on Monday, Novem
ber li>. The patrons are urged to
keep this date in mind, as we want
to begin this session with all the pu
pils present on the opening day
We enrolled a little over 100 pu
pils during the Bummer session, and
wc aro expecting to see this number
present on our opening day, No spe
cail program is planned for this date,
hut we would he glad to soe as many
patrons present as possible, as tho
presence of tho patrons on the first
day of school is a good Indication of
a spirit of co-poratlon, and we are es
pecially anxious that this spirit shall
prevail between patrons, trustees
and teaehei Respectfully,
John H. Compton, Principal.
Olive Camp, W. O. W.
There will be a call meeting of
Olive Camp, No. 424, W. O. W., on
Thursday night, November 11th, at
7 p. tn. Every member requested to
be present, as there will be business
of vital Importance lo be attended
to. Also every member is requested
to bring bis certificate or policy, and
J. A. Callaham, Clerk.
The following ls ft list of letters
remaining uncalled for in the Wal
halla post office for the week ending
\o\ ember ii :
Hicks. W. L. & J. 0.; Sanders, J.
L.; Smyth, Mamie: Williams, Wal
When calling for the abovo please
jay they aro advertised.
N. Fant, P. M.
WILL LECTURE HERE
Rev. Geo. W. Morrow an
Two Nationally Promin
at the Walhalla High
HON. JOHN G. WOOLLEY, LL. 1).
Geo. W. Morrow, H. H., and Hon.
John 'I. Woolley, known Hie United
Slates over as orators and lecturers,
will he at the Walhalla High School
Auditorium friday night or this
week. These gent lomen come as the
leaders of the Anti-Saloon League of ?
America in tho interest of "Dry
America." They ure speakers of
note; they handle a big subject. Let
everybody in Walhalla and from the I
surrounding communities he present. !
There will be no admission charged. !
TH M KOUKTH (SINNING KKHOKT.
2,442,041 Hales Knott of Lae! Year.
Lower Than IO?Year Average.
Washington, Nov. S. The fourth
cotton ginning report ol' the season,
issued at 10 a. ni. to-day. announced
that 7,384,871 bales of col ton, count
ing round as hall bab's, ol' tho growth
ot 101? had been ginned prior to No
vember I. That compares with 9,
820,012 bales, or 01.8 lier cent of,
the entire crop ginned prior to No-i
' ember I last year; 8,830,306 bales, ?
ur O?.2 percent, in 1013, and 8,869,-j
222 bahs, or 65.8 lier cent, in 1012.
I The average quantity of coll?n gin
ned prior lo November I in tim past
ten years was 7,954,53-1 bales. or
j 1'iL' per cent of t he crop.
Included in Hie ginnings were 09,
20 I round bab's, compared with 23,
j 182 last year. di..".77 in 1013 and
! 1,539 in 1 !i I 2.
I Sea island colton Included number
ed 35,358 bales, compared with 43,-i
ll", last year. 42,80 I in Hill! and
i L'S. NS 7 in 10 12.
(?innings prior lo November I, by j
j State -, with comparisons for the past <
three years, and the percentage of I
tho entire crop ginned ill those
States prior to that dat'? in the same
; yea rs. follow :
Year. Hal >s. Her Ot.
1915 . 727,368
1914 . 1,068, '7 1 ii I . 7
iii I : : .i.oi 5,1 KS cs .
1912 . SOli.ti >2 61.0
i i? I r> . 444,908
1914 . 573,571 57.4
i'll:'. . 431,522 41 .6
19 12 . 440,482 57. I
1915 . 10,389
Hill . 56,645 112.5
1913 . 4 7.3 l? 7 0.9
1012 . 35,362 60. 1
1915 . 1,431,290
1914 . 1,763,374 64.8
1913 .1,060,506 68 . 5
?012 .1,1 12,419 61.4
Lou ?siana :
1915 . 2 7 2.371
1914 . 297,356 65.7
1913 . 222,464 50.9
1912 . 26 1.7(11 69.8
1915 . 584,069
1914 . 669,143 54. !?
1913 . 568,005 15.4
1912 . 511,678 50 . !?
lilla . 408,056
1914 . 4 2 7,040 44.1
1913 . 384,260 I .">. 0
lil 1 2 . 496,537 54 8
lilla . 171.22!?
lilli . 649,367 53.5
1913 . 536,303 f>:!.7
I ii I 2 . 599,190 5 0. ii
1 ii 1 ? . 772,481
lilli . 910,558 55.4
191 3 . 846,468 50.7
I !l I 2 . 7 3 0,(1 il (I ."?il. 7
lill . ItO.Kiiii
Hill . 172,4X5 4C.4
lill:'. . 174,37!? 47. 5
10 12 . 1 18,4 85 44.3
101 5 . 2,345.506 -
1014 .3.168,786 72.2
1013 . 2,050,444 78.2
1912 . 3,709,725 70.9
All Other States:
10 15 . 4 0.267
1 0 11 . 5 8.0 0 7 35.6
1913 . 10,042 39 1
1012 . 43,291 18.1
NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT
d Hon. John G. Woolley,
ent Speakers, to Appear
tho lectures being Absolutely free.
Besides having an opportunity of
hearing the prohibition question pre
sented by two of tho foremost Ameri
can advocates of temperance, it is
something lo say that yon have beard
.John ti. Woolley and (leo. W. Mor
Be present .at the High School Au
ditorium Friday night at 7.30 O'clock,
A tnosl cordial welcome awaits yon
and you will hear something well
worth listening to.
CFO. W. MORROW, H. Iv
TO Till.) POINT WITH Kit I TA IN.
Note ?d' United KtaAes to longland is
I'icm iii It.s Tone.
Washington, Nov. 7.-The United
Stall's in its latest note to (?rent Bri
tain, made public hero o-day, cover
ing exhaustively British interference
with American trade since the begin
ning ol' tim European war. declares
that th?' so-called blockade instituted
by the allies against enemy conni ties
on March ll is "ineffective, illegal
and indefensible." Notice is served
thai iii?' American government "can
not submit to the curtailment of its
neutral rights." and it cannot "with
complacence su ff or subordination of
its rights and interests."
Ainbassadoi Page, io whom tho
noie was seal by special messenger
for delivery to the London loreign
olin e. was instructed b> Secretary
Lansing that the United States
"must Insist that the relations be
tween it and his majesty's govern
ment be governed not by a policy ol'
expediency, hill b) those established
niles of international conduct to
which Groat Britain in the past has
held the United States to account
when tim latter nation was a bellig
erent engaged in a struggle for na
Declaring the United states "un
hesitatingly assumes" th<> task of
championing the integrity of neutral
rights, the note proclaims that the
American government will devote its
energies to the task, exercising al
ways an impartial attitude,
PARTEE A RH ESTE D IN PICKENS.
Officer Surrendered ti ? Sheriff, Asking
for Prous t lon.
The grand jury of Franklin county,
in session at Carnesville last week,
found a I rue hill against Railroad
Officer .lohn Partee, of this place, for
murder, and indicted Policeman W?'l
don, of Lavonia, for manslaughter.
At the nexl session ol tho I?, in k ll li
Superior Court, unless a (din ige of
venue is granted, these officers will
he placed on trial for Ihe kil,'lng of
the Davis brothers in Lavonia 01. Sat
urday night, October 23.
Atter the shooting Partee lei: La
vonia and disappeared, lt was learn
ed later that he had gone to PlckeilS,
S. C., and surrendered to the sheriff
ol' that county, and asked protection.
Learning Of his whereabouts Sheriff
Wansley, of Franklin county, went to
Plckens and brought Partee to Ath
ens, placing him in the Clark county
jail for safe keeping, as it was feared
friends of tho Daviscs would do him
harm if (akim to Carnesville.
Bul little accurate information
can be learned of the affair, or what
Mr. l'ai t?>e's de?i use will be, and
probably very little will be known
until the trial o? tho indicted officers
s?'i vi??'s at Retreat.
Westminster, Nov. S. Special :
There will be preaching ser. ices at
Hellcat Presbyterian church Satur
day. November 13th, at ll (/dock a.
m. and fo'c'iock p. m., and on Sun
day at ll o'clock, at which timo
there will be ordained two elders and
three deacons, and the sacrament of
the Lord's Supper will be administer
ed. All are cordially invited to at
tend these services.
The next ginning report of the Cen
sus Bureau will be issued at 10 a. m..
Monday, November 22, and will show
the quantity of cotton ginned prior to
November 1 4,