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By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1010.
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..It Pays to Buy for Gash."
?S? A A A ?j?
* THE WRONG WAY
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chances on losing it all.
* THE RIGHT WAY
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+ getting receipts when you get your cancelled
. checks. Deposit all your income and check it all
out? and then you have a record of every dollar
* you handle. ?* Not over one person in ten
could tell you to-day exactly the amount they
* spent in April. ?* You can't save without a
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Westminster, S. C.
Five Poisons Killed.
Boynton, Fin., May 13.-Five per
sons were killed outright and three
others seriously injured here late Fri
day afternoon when an extra Florida
East Coast railway work train col
lided with a large passenger-carrying
automobile, operated between Delray
and West Palm Beach, The dead are:
Mrs. W. IO. Bell, a Mr. Broughton and
little son, George M. Bassett and a
Mr. Carver, all of Delray. Tlie injur
ed aro J. A. Barrow. Miss Bell and
Mrs. W. 'E. Bell, who operated tho
automobile passenger line, was driv
ing tho car when tho accident occur
20 Killed in a Restaurant.
Akron, Ohio, May ir?.-The old
Beacon Journal building, occupied
by Serrls Brothers' restaurant, col
lapsed oarly this afternoon fa a re
sult of blasting for an excavation in
an adjoining lot. Every table was
it is reported that at least 20 were
killed in the crash. There are three
bodies and ten injured at the city
hospital, five bodies and nine injured
at the People's Hospital, and a large
Joe (?rant Electrocuted.
Columbia, May 15.-Joe Grant,
alias Frederick Brown, a negro con
victed on March 10 from Edgefleld
county, for tho murder of Jesse
L. Durst, at Johnston, on April 14,
100G, was electrocuted this after
noon nt 12.2(5 o'clock. Grant pro
tested his innocence to tho last.
Grant, following the killing, went
to Philadelphia, where he was locat
ed about three years ago, and after
a fight against the requisition issued
by South Carolina, which was car
ried through the courts of Pennsyl
vania into tho United States Su
preme Court, tho negro was brought
to South Carolina. Ono of thc main
points made by Grant In the fight
was that he would be lynched if
brought to this State.
Governor Manning made a thor
ough investigation of the case, res
piting the sentence sevornl times and
only came to a final decision this
number of bodies were takon to the
morgue, lt is estimated that there
were 86 persons seated at the tablos
in the restaurant when the crash
A WACO, TEXAS, iioiuum.
Negro, ( on vic ted und Sentenced,
Taken by Mob and Humed.
Waco, Texas, May 15.-With 15,
000 persons as witnesses, including
women and children. Jesse Washing
ton, a negro boy, who confessed to
the assault and murder of Mrs. Lucy
Pryar, seven miles south of hore last
Monday, was taken from the Kif th
District court room shortly before
noon and burned on the public
The burning came Immediately af
ter the negro's trial had ended and
the jury had returned a verdict of
guilty, giving him thc death penalty.
(Jet Mle Negro.
Some one not far from the negro
started the cry of "get the negro."
lt was taken up by all of those from
the part of the county where Mrs.
Fryar was killed, and Washington
was then seized and removed from
the court room. The crowd at first
seemed willing to hang the negro
from the suspension bridge, but a
suggestion that he ho burned on the
plaza met with Instant response and
he wits dragged to the city hall yard,
where the chain, already around his
neck, was thrown over the limb of a
tree, wood hastily secured and the
After the verdict bad been return
ed Washington said in a half audi
ble whisper, "I'm sorry 1 done it."
The rush to secure the negro came
with such suddenness that o?leers,
lawyers and newspaper men were
3wept off their feet and the victim
was in the hands of the mob before
any one could stop the proceedings.
Dragged Through Street?.
While tho crowd that took Wash
ington from the court room is said
to have been composed of people
from the country, they were joined
by many citizens of Waco, and in
some instances, it is said, they left
their places of business to view the
burning of the negro. After the fire
had burned itself out, the body,
burned to a crisp, was viewed by a
Later in the day members of the
mob returned to the scene of the
burning, placed tho charred body in
a sack and dragged lt through the
principal streets 'behind an automo
bile, to Robinson, where Mrs. Pryar
was killed, and what remained of it
was suspended from a telephone pole
1. O. O. V. TO RETAIN HOME.
Grand Lodge Officers and Representa
tives Olio sen,
Greenville, May ll-Interest of all
Odd Fellows of the State was center
ed on the question of maintaining
the orphan home near this city or re
moving lt to another State. Suffi
cient money was raised at the grand
lodge meeting last night and to-day
to pay off the indebtedness and to
provide a surplus. Mrs. Bynum will
remain as matron, but the position ot
superintendent was abolished. Dr,
J. P. Carlisle, chairman of the board
of trustees, who lives in Greenville,
will have active management of thc
home, lt was also decided to rent
out the farm property of the home.
The election of officers to serve thc
ensuing year resulted as follows:
A. B. Langley, Columbia, Grand
Master; F. S. Strickland, Columbia
Deputy Grand Master; W. A. Clark
son, Hopkins, Grand Secretary; P. S,
Killingsworth, Columbia, Grand Sec
retary; H. Endel, Greenville, Grand
Treasurer; J. K. P. Neatherry, Co
lumbia, Grand Chaplain; Fred C,
Perry, Columbia, Grand Representa
tive, ono year; .las. H. Craig, Ander
son, Grand Representative, two years,
J. J. McSwain, Greenville, and E.
H. Aull, Newberry, were elected trus
tees of the Orphan Home. Two mem
bers (president and secretary) of thc
Rebekah Assembly were also added
as trustees of the home.
The reports of the retiring officers
showed that the lodges over the State
are prosperous and that, there has
been an increase in membership dur
ing Hie past year.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB NOTICE.
Walhalla, S. C., May 16, 1916.
All Democratic clubs that failed to
reorganize on the day fixed, must
meet on Saturday, June 3d, nt their
usual place of meeting, and reorgan
ize by electing the usual officers and
by transacting any business that may
be brought before the club. The sec
retary of the club will report the re
organization to the county chairman
promptly, giving tho name and ad
dress of the secretary and county ex
ecutive committeeman of their re
Booka of enrollment for voting in
the primary election shall be opened
by the secretary of each club or by
the enrollment committee on or by
the first Tuesday in Juno. These
books of enrollment shall be kept
opon until the fourth Tuosday in
July, which shall be the last day of
enrollment, and the club books shall
then close; and within three days
thereafter each secretary shall trans
mit the original roll to tho county
chairman. Ench voter must enroll
nearest his place of rosidonce, calcu
lated toy tho nearest practical route.
Jas. M. Moss, County Chairman.
M. C. Long, Secretary.
TH K LITTLE Ul ROS TWITTER.
They Boeill to Talk Will? Ocoeiie OfH
ccrs Every Now ami Then.
Some more "chin music" from
thoso little sparrow birds. Hence
some more "booze boys" aro lu trou
On Wednesday of last week Reve
nue Ollleers King and Samuels, Spe
cial Officer A. T. Reid and Rural
Policemen Littleton and Thomas
raided up in the .locassee section,
but were totally unsuccessful so far
as wet goods were concerned. How
ever, they located, hidden behind a
large slump some ?100 yards from tho
road, a copper still, which was
promptly destroyed by being cut up
into shreds. Nothing doing in the
way of arrests.
The officers, however, ran into a
"live" plant on Thursday in the
Whitewater section, near the B. V.
Coward place. The still was located
on a small branch, and so far as thc
implements for mnking whiskey
were concerned, the plant had been
dismantled. There was on hand
ahout 200 gallons of mash and beer,
and this was destroyed. After a
long search through the woods the
officers finally found, hidden hore
and there in the forest, tho still, cap
and worm, each piece being bidden
in a different locality from the other.
In the matter of arrests the officers l
here, too, drew a blank.
Things picked up a bit in Seneca,
however, when Town Marshal Cor
bett, of Seneca. Rural Policeman
Thomas and Bud Hand, the latter
deputized to assist them, took tho
trail of an automobile that promised
something interesting. lt was 3.30
o'clock Sunday morning when the
whir of an automobile was heard by
the officers and the rattle of a wagon
a short distance in front of it was
heard by the automobile party. The
officers, realizing that they could not
catch the booze buggy, buzz wagon,
joy carl or whatever one chooses to
call lt, borrowed a one-horse wagon
from a blacksmith shop, and as the
auto neared the narrow section of
Hie street at the post office this
wagon was run out in front of the
speeding car, and tho driver thereof
found that he had to stop or smash
something. He preferred to stop.
There were ten occupants of the car,
as follows: B. Stephens, Claude
White, Pete White, -. -. Brown,
Bub QilStmp, - . -. Vinson, O. G.
Bugjuice. O. C. Lotgut, O. C. Tangle
foot and O. C. Bighead. The latter
four parties, you will note, possess
the same initials, and in each in
stance they stand for "One Gallon."
Bub Gilstrap, said to be the owner
of thc four O. C's, made his escape
in the general rounding up.
In tho hearing before the Mayor
of Seneca Monday B. Stephens, own
er and driver of the car, was fined
$2."), with a 30-day alternative, for
transporting liquor in tho night time.
Later he was taken bet?re Magistrate
J. N. Hopkins, where preliminary
hearing was waived. Magistrate
Hopkins, however, required a $400
1 bond from Stephens for the appear
ance at tho Sessions Court of himself
and his automobile-$200 per each.
The automobile was on its way
through the town of Seneca, on its
? way presumably to Newry. Stephens
! lives near Newry, and all of the other
. parties, we are informed, have been
in the Newry section for some time
So far as whiskey is concerned in
1 these parts, it seems that "sentiment
1 is ag'in it." And when sentiment is
that way, half the battle against li
quor is won. Violators can evade
' the law, they can evade the officers
' themselves, but they can't get around
"sentiment." Those nine letters
spell doom for the liquor seller.
Better quit, boys, "while the quit
When a man does anything he is
the least blt ashamed of, he attributes
lt to the human nature of his mnke
Food provided foi
serves the careful thc
wife. Do you use t
The quality of c
quickly raised flour i
upon the kind of bal
Royal Baking Pt
cream of tartar derive
absolutely pure and
lenee for making foo*
wholesomeness for ge
Royal Baking Pov
I mole.'HT BROKEN AT li. HIV HU.
Milton Nicholson, Sr., Quito 111-Two
I lea tl is Recorded-Locul.s.
Little Uiver, May 16.-Special:
Tho dry spoil was hrokon in this
section on Saturday night last, when j
we had a good shower. Owing to the
previous dry weather, however, cot- i
ton has not come up, and u sorry
stand ot corn ls tho general report.
Our people as a rule aro well, hut
there are a few exceptions. Mr. and
Mrs. E. A. Perry are not very well at t
this time. Their many friends hope
for their restoration of their usual
The many friends of M. Nicholson,
of Whitewater, will he sorry to hear
thal he is a very sick man at this
time. Wo hope to hear of an early
improvement in his condition.
Mrs. H. E. Coward, of Whitewa
ter, spent last Saturday with her
Mend, Mrs. W. M. Perry.
Enoch C. (Pete) Chapman passed
away on April 18th al the home of
lils son, Hen P. Chapman, where he
lind been making his home for some
lime. Mr. Chapman was 74 years
old hist March. He was a Confede
rate soldier. He leaves four aons
and two daughters-Henson, .lack
son, Alonzo and H. P. Chapman, Mrs.
.1. P. Mooro, all of Oconee, and Mrs.
Uobert Hurts, of Oklahoma. His
wife, who was a Miss Heaton, and
one daughter, Mrs. Nathan Rogers,
preceded him to the grave. The fu
neral was conducted hy his pastor,
Rev. C. R. Abercrombie, assisted by
Rev. David Ramoy, a comrade in the
Civil War. The deceased loaves a
large circle of relatives and Monds
to mourn lils death. Tho bereaved
ones have the doopest sympathy of
many friends in their time of sor
row. Tho burial took place at Salem
the day following his death.
J. B, Alexander and son, 1. S. Al
exander, were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. II. Alexander, of Lnvonla, Ca., thc
The sad news of the sudden death
of S. M. Perry, of Cateechee, reached
his brother, E. A. Perry, and family
at 2 p. m., April 18th. Mr. Perry
died suddenly about G a. m. that
day. The deceased was well and fav
orably known in Pickens and Oco
nee "counties. He was a consistent
member of Six-Mile Baptist church,
at which place the burial took place
the day following, after a song and
prayer service by his pastor. The
deceased leaves a wife and a large
family of boys and girls and a wide
circle of relatives and friends to
mourn his death. Mr. Perry was one
of four brothers who served four
years in the bloody sixties, and they
were together at the surrender at
Appomattox. Of the four only one
survives, so far as known---E. A.
Perry, of Salem-who, with Mrs.
Perry, Mrs. C. R. Pike and two
daughters, Pearl and Edith, of Sa
lem, and W. M. Perry, of Little
River, attended the burial.
Mrs. Mary E. Holden lias been
spending a few days with hor daugh
ter, Mrs. L. R. Cantrell.
Dover Hudson, of Pickens, was the
guest of his grandmother, Mrs. J. L.
Talley, last Saturday.
Charlie Perry, who is attending
school at Walhalla, apont last Satur
day and Sunday with homefolks.
Mrs. J. S. Holden has returned
from a trip to Walhalla, where she
made a pleasant stay with relatives
Hampton Group Sold to Boston Co.
Greenville, May ll.-The board of
directors of tho Hampton group of
mills and tho directors of the Parker
Cotton Mills met this afternoon mid
authorized the sale of the Hampton
group, consisting of 275,000 spindles,
to Lockwood, Greene & Co., of Bos
ton, for a total hld of $2,900,000.
Following the meeting of tho direc
tors, the stockholders met and con
firmed tho action of tho directors.
I The sale becomes effective June 26.
I Lockwood, Greene & Co. represented
themselves and other creditors
p the family table de
night of every house
nought when buying
ake, biscuits and all
foods depends largely
ung powder used.
owder is made from
$d from grapes. It is
has proved its excel
d of finest quality and
/der contains no alum
> POWDER CO.
THE STATU I*01JTK)AJi POT
Simmers a Blt-Nomo Inside Infor
mation Got? Out.
(Nows and Courier.)
Columbia, May 13.-Tito Blens?
lologatcs in the State Convention will
meet in caucus in Columbia ou Tues
day night, preceding the Stnto Con
vention Tor (he purpose of selecting,
nominations tor tho various ofllcos to
be lilied by tho convontlon mid to
pass on the platform of their eandl
late for Governor. The name of Gen.
Wilie Jones, of Columbia, will bo
proposed for State chairman, and
candidates will also be presontod for
president and other positions which
will he Ulled.
This information was obtained hero
to-day front authoritative sources..
The caucus will be called at a desig
nated place and this faction will con
sider plans for the approaching cam
Among other nominations to bo
presented hy thia caucus lo tho con
vention will be the Democratic na
tional committeeman from this State
for the place now bold by United
States Senator B. It. Tillman, but.
they want HUIDO one whom they do
not consider partisan. Por the saino
reason they will present Gen. Wilie
Jones for Stnto chairman, as they do
not want John Gary Evans.
It is not likely that the Bleaso
men will make any nominations for
delegates to tho National Convention.
Seventy or Eighty.
Tito best information obtainable (a
that there aro between 70 and 80
Blouse delegates among tho member
ship of the State Convention. It ls
thought that Solicitor Cooper will
have about tho samo number, and if
this is the case the Manningites will
fall short of a Majority. However?
unothcr estimate gi vos Governor Man
ning ovor 200 of thc 338 delegates,
which would insure his control of
tho convention. If tho Cooper and
Bleaso delegations combined control
lhere mny bo some surprises in the
positions to be filled.
State Chairman John Gary Evans
will be nominated for re-election, and
so will Senator Tillman. When Gen.
Wilie Jones IB nominated against
Governor Evans and so m o man ia
placed in nomination then tho stand
of tho convention on the issues will
1)0 made known. Of course, if the
light is straight between Bleaso and
anti-Bloase, Hie latter will control.
Tho light on Senator Tillman and
State Chairman Evans will mnkc the
proceedings of tho convention inter
esting. Undoubtedly thc Bleaso fol
lowers will also oppose Representa
tive T. P. Cotbran and W. P. Pollock
for president of the convention. If
Manning does not have a majority
then tho Cooper contingent will de
cido the issue by whichever way they
lt looks as if tho request of the
warehousemen for an hour to be al
lowed to Senator John L, McLaurin at
each of the campaign meetings is
doomed. Former Governor Cole Ii.
Mease stated to-day, In response to a
direct question, that he was opposed
to allowing any man to spenk who
was not a candidate, and he favored
this rule hoing followed strictly. He
did not call Senator McLaurin by
name, but stated emphatically that he
was opposod to any stich request, and
said his influence would 'be against lt.
If the BleaBO caucus goes against this
request from tho warehousemen
and that they will do so ls quito
likely-it is not thought there will
.be very much fighting over this
proposition in tho convention, which,
would mean that Senator McLaurin
would be forced to run for Lieuten
ant Governor if he wants to speak,
and would have only thc same timo
allowed the other Lieutenant Guber
natorial candidates. Former Gover
nor Blease said ir others than regu
lar candidates want to speak at tho
campaign meetings he didn't see why
tliey wouldn't do so before or after
the meetings were ovor.
Another interesting blt of infor
mation leaked out hore to-day re
garding thc recent caucus of the
warehousemen In the. State system,
which, lt will bo remembered, wn&
held behind closed doors. This waa
that the caucus stood: Manning, 50;
Blease, 13; Cooper, 4; neutral, 4.
It was stated that as between Man
ning and Blease the four neutral and
tho four Cooper would go to Bloase,
making .tho warehousemen stand,
for Manning 50, Blease 51-a ma
jority of ono for tho former Gover
nor. Thia poll was made by ono who
attended Hie conference.
Singing ut Wolf KtukO.
There will be an all-day singing at
Wolf Stake on the first Sunday in
Juno, commencing at 10 o'clock.
The public ha? a cordial invitation
to attend. Bring song books and
well-flllcd baskets, and lot's spend u
day for the advancement of sacred:
song. Preaching and communion
service at 3. o'clock by the pastor,
Rev. T. L. Smith. W. M, Murphreo.
To Improve Poplar Cemetery.
Seneca, II. P. ?., May 15.-Edi
tor Keowee Courier: Please give no
tice that all persons interested in
the Poplar Springs cemetery are re
quested to meet there next Saturday,
May 20, for the purpose of cleaning
oft the grounds. Let all bo present,
and lot us bring all UCCCHSMV tools.