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By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1010.
The display of
Suitings and O
The Globe Tail
Makers of "Needl<
will be held a
C. W. fe? J. E.
GLOBE MAN IN CH;
56 Years A
The Prince of W
Edward VII, of Engla
to tour fhe United Sta
The late King Bdwa
d?mocratie of sovereigns
ways popular with Amer
to consider the traditions
World, it is wonderful to
land any man with ahi
character may arise to tin
being no caste or class di
A successful ma ti must
financial cares and '.orrii
draw anyone downward.
Save through this I
When You Think oj
WESTMINSTER I/OOATi NEWS.
Death Takes a Little Child-Personal
Westminster, Sept. 19.-Special:
M ss Hattie V. Norris, of Roanoke,
Vi., 1B visiting her mother, Mrs. E.
j* . Norris.
Mrs. W. W. Mitchell left last week
or her homo in Birmingham, Ala.,
ter spending some time here with
Walter W. Reaves left last week
Tor Chicago, where he will enter tho
Coyno National Trading School. He
will take a course In practical elec
Roy Stripling, of Charlotte, spent a
few days hero last week with homo
Among the girls leaving for Win
throp College, Rock Hill. Tuesday
morning were Misses Nollie Mulkey,
Maida Watkins, Annie Belle Watkins,
Emily Strihling, Edna Mitchell and
Misses Julia Dickerson and Char
lotte Lee left Monday for Meridian,
Miss., to enter college.
Miss Bertie Law renco ls taking a
business course in Oastonia, N. C.
Misses Paulino and Victoria Miller
left Monday for Atlanta to enter Ag
J. M. Singleton, Jack Zimmerman,
Walter Meares, Higgin Singleton and
Lucius England are among the num
ber leaving to-day for Clemson Col
Quite a break is made in tho ranks
of our young people with such a num
ber leaving us, but many good wishes
for their success attend thom.
Very sad indeed was tho death of
SAME Goods F
MORE Goods F
Fall and Winter
t our Store on
5th and 26th
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\RGE, G. F. WEARN.
ales, afterwards King;
nd, arrived at Detroit
rd was one of the most
, and was, therefore, al
ieans. When one stops
and customs of the Old
know that in our free
lity and uprightness of
e highest position, there
stinction to debar him.
however be free from
es-loadstones that will
nstitution and insuie a
" Banking Think of
I little Ruth Mitchell, (laughter of Mr.
; and Mrs. Francis E. Mitchell, which
occurred at her home on Walhalla
street Monday morning at 5 o'clock.
She had been sick for two or three
weeks and bad suffered greatly dur
ing that time. Little hopes were en
tertained for her recovery for several
days, and yet her death came as a
distinct shock to the family and
friends. Her little schoolmates wore
deeply grieved over lier death, and
her loss will be felt in tho school
room und in the Sunday school as
well as Uv her own home. Impressive
funeral services were held in the
Westminster Baptist church at 5
o'clock Monday afternoon, conducted
by Rev. II. M. Fallaw, assisted 'by
Rev. J. A. Martin, after which tho
remains were laid to rest in East
view cemetery. Thc bereaved fam
ily have the sincere sympathy of
Miss Clema Wooten, of Atlanta,
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Miller last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Dillard, of St.
Louis, Mo., aro spending a few days
hero with Mr. Dillard's father and
mother, Mr. and Mrs. W. ?M. Dillard.
Mr. and Mrs. Blalock, of Blacks
burg, visited their daughter, Mrs. S.
F. Reeder, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Mason and
children, of Greenville, are spending
a few days hero with relatives.
AT A BARGAIN-One roan mare,
four years old, Anderson county
raised; a beauty; -would make a fine
brood maro. Ono set new harness
and a buggy. T. M. GALPHIN,
Seneca, S. C. 40
or Less Money
or Same Money
ll fO Bargain Store,
IL ? Westminster, S. C.
PRES 1DENT'S SISTER IS DEAD,
Dody Drought to Columbia, this State,
Now London, Conn., Sept. 1G.
Mrs. Anne B. Howe, only sister of
President Wilson, died in a local
hotel early to-day.
Mrs. Howe had been extremely ill
for about a week with peritonitis and
the end had been expected at any
moment for the last two days.
Mrs. Howe came from lier Philadel
phia home in the early summer with
her niece, Miss Margaret Wilson,
daughter of the President, stopping
at a Bummer hotel in tho suburbs.
Her health bad long been impaired.
With her were lier two sons, Ceo.
Howe, of North Carolina, and Wilson
Howe, of Richmond, and a daughter,
Mrs. Co th ran, of Philadelphia, be
sides Miss Wilson.
Cancels Political Engagements.
Long Branch, Sept. KL-'Cancel
ing all political engagements for the
llrst part of next week, President
Wilson to-day made plans for leaving
Tor Columbia, S. C.. to-morrow after
noon to attend the funeral of lils sis
ter, Mrs. Annie E. Howe, who died
this morning at New London, Conn.
News of Mrs. Howe's death reach
ed the President while he was at
breakfast. He was greatly'shocked,
although he was told several days
ago while at New London that it was
impossible for her to live. He bad
planned to return to New London be
fore her death.
The President l^enves.
Long Branch, N. J., Sept. 17.
President and Mrs. Wilson left here
at 2 o'clock this afternoon for Co
lumbia, S. C., to attend the funeral
of the President's sister, Mrs. Annie
E. Howe, who died yesterday at New
London, Conn. The train bearing
the President is due at Columbia at
11.?15 a. m. to-morrow and the ser
vices will be held to-morrow after
noon in the First Presbyterian
church, Columbia. 'Mr. Wilson will
leave Columbia for Long Branch at
G. 15 j), in, Monday, arriving here
The Funeral Party.
Washington, Sept. 17.-A special
train bearing President and Mrs.
Wilson and the body of tho Presi
dent's sister, Mrs. Annie E. Howe,
left here to-night at 10 o'clock for
Columbia, S. C., where Mrs. Howe is
to be buried to-morrow.
In addition to the President and
Mrs. Wilson those in the party wero
Miss Margaret Wilson, Jos. R. Wil
son, of Baltimore, a brother of Mrs.
Howe; John A. Wilson, of Franklin,
Pa., a cousin; Mrs. Anne Cotbran, o*
Philadelphia, Mrs. Howe's daughter;
Josephine Cotbran, a granddaughter;
George and Wilson Howe, sons, and
Dr. C. T. Grayson, the White House
physician, Prof. Stockton Axson, a
brother-in-law of Cue President, came
as far as 'Washington.
GREENVILLE GUARDSMAN FIRED
l'pou by Mexican Guard at the Inter
El Paso, Texas, Sept. 17.-While
wandering across the international
bridge at the foot of Stanton street,
over the. Rio Grande river, last night,
F. L. Smith, a private In the Butler
Guards, ol' Greenville, narrowly es
caped being shot by thc Mexican
guard patroling that side of tho
The bullet from the Mexican's sun
whizzed close by Smith's bead and
the Mexican had his gun drawn and
was sighting straight for Smith's
head for his second shot when tho
American guard interfered and res
cued the South Carolinian before the
Mexican soldier could pull the trig
The Palmetto soldier was turned
over to the provost marshal of tho
El Paso district, who kept him during
tho night and this morning turned
him loose with instructions to get
back to his camp.
It was first reported in Fl Paso last
night that tho South Carolinian was
a member of the Palmetto Riflemen
of Anderson, but Capt. Llgon, of that
company, came to the city this after
noon, and on investigation found
that the man was a private in Com
pany A, of the First Regiment, tho
Butler Guards, of Greenville, com
manded by Capt. Workman.
American soldiers patrol tho Amor
lean side of tho Rio Grande and Moxl
can soldiers are constantly on guard
.rino VOTK von GOVERNOR.
Manning's Majority Kept Conslateilt
ly to Karly liidirattons.
With complete returns from all but I
one county, and with official tabula
tions having been made in a majority
of Hie counties, the early lead of Gov
ernor 'Manning of nearly fi,OOO votes
over Ex-Governor Moase has been
sustained. Only two small boxes in
McCormick county remain to be
beard from. Excluding those. Mr.
Manning's majority ls 1.7S9. Slight
errors were detected in a large pro
portion of Gio counties in making tho
official count, but the . discrepancies
practically balanced. Tho total vote
recorded is 137,719 against 137,701
cast two weeks ago. The two out
standing boxes should bring tho total
up to that of tho first primary.
Hy the oificial returns Georgetown,
which has boen a stronghold of Mr.
Moase in several previous elections,
is placed in the Manning column by
30 votes. Chesterfield, which was
also designated as a doubtful county
for two days aller the ballots bad
been cast, but which had been prac
tically conceded by some to tho
Blouse forces, bas olso been carried
by the present Governor. His lend in
Chesterfield was 03. The addition of
these two gives Governor Munning a
clear majority of 28 of the 45 coun
The 17 counties carried by Mr.
Mease were: Abbeville, Aiken, An
derson, Charleston, Cherokee, Clar
endon, Horry, "Laurens, Lee, New
berry, Oconee, Bickens, Richland, Sa
luda, 'Spartanburg, Union and York.
Tho Vote by Counties.
County- Mease. 'Manning.
Abbeville ....... 1,169 035
Aiken. 2,238 1,034
Anderson. 4,719 2,9 21
Bamberg. 409 990
Barnwell. 93G 1,4 62
Beaufort. 247 208
Berkeley. 4 84 625
Calhoun. 308 592
Charleston . . . . 3,106 2,7 4 2
Cherokee. 1,311 1,2 4 8
Chester. 862 1,2 33
Chesterfield .... 1,651 1,714
Clarendon. 1.04 0 937
Colleton. 1,177 1,402
Darlington. 1,326 1,608
Dillon . 1,010 1,163
Dorchester . . . . 655 976
EdgoHeld. 4 40 1,081
Fairfield. 598 71 2
Florence. 1,930 2,344
Georgetown .... 679 709
Greenville. 4,4 4 8 5,01 8
Greenwood . . . . 1,321 1,594
Hampton. 620 962
Horry. 1,789 1,702
Jasper. 217 289
Kershaw. 1,211 1,302
Lancaster. 1,207 , 1,4 60
Laurens. 2,189 1,797
Lee. 977 91 2
Lexington. 2,032 2,4 36
Marlon. 687 1,16 8
Marlboro. 986 1,399
McCormick .... 383 672
Newberry. 1,64 2 1,559
Oconee. 1,880 1,504
Orangeburg . . . .* 1,641 2,803
Plckens. 2,232 1,502
Richland. 3,035 3,005
Saluda. 1,097 1,066
Spartanburg . . . 5,055 4,939
Sumter. 687 1,633
Union. 1,596 1.5 65
Williamsburg . . . 893 1,333
York. 2,246 1,852
Totals. 00,405 71,254
H. M. Cleveland, Sr., Dead.
Greenville, Sept. 17.-R. Mayes
Cleveland, Sr., aged 63, former mem
ber of the South Carolina General As
sembly and wealthy planter, died this
afternoon after a lingering illness of
diabetes. Mr. Cleveland is i-urv'vcd
by two sons, Norwood and Mayes
Cleveland, Jr. Tho deceased was a
scion of distinguished parentage and
has prominent family connection
throughout tho State.
Sou tb Carolina Boy Weds.
Washington, Sept. 16.-'Lawrence
Adams Baker, son of Jas. M. Baker,
of South Carolina, secretary of the
United States ?Senate, and Miss Mar
jorie Russ, daughter ol' the late
Lieut. Chas. B. Russ, U. S. A., were
married hero to-day at 12.30 p. m.,
in Bethlehem Chapel, the ceremony
being performed by Rev. George E.
Dudloy, of St. Stephen's P. F, Church.
on their side. No soldiers aro allow
ed to cross tho International boun
dary, and American soldiers are not
permitted closer than 60 feet to the
international bridge Smith must
have gotten by tho guard last night
unnoticed, for he was close to the
Mexican end of the brldgo when a
shot from that guard brought him
abruptly to a halt.
PHIZ.KS FOR RURAL SCHOOLS.
Stale School Improvement Associa
(lon Announces Allotment.
Miss Madeleine Spigener, president
of the South Carolina School Im
provement: Association, has made
public the prizes to bo awarded by
tho association during the school
year 'which begins this mouth. The
awards were decided upon al a meet
ing of the executive committee held
In Columbia. Tho allotment is as fol
"Twenty-live prizes of $40 each lo
bo awarded to individual schools
milking the greatest Improvement be
tween January I, 1916, and .March I,
1 !i 17.
"Mach school competing for this
prize must have an active School Im
provement Association and must send
lu reports from at least four regular
monthly meetings, lt must file its
application along with the official
prize score card. The school im
provement score card must be signed
by a representative of the local asso
ciation and by a member of the local
board of trustees and approved by the
County Superintendent of Education.
Photographs of new buildings are
usually helpful to the committee in
determining prize winning schools.
"One prise of $10 to the local asso
ciation in each county raising from
outside sources and depositing with
tho County Treasurer the largest
amount of money.
"The 4 5 prises in this class are In
tended to stimulate local school lin
prcvenient work in the counties.
"One prize of $5 to each local as
sociation sending tho county organ
izer reports for 12 regular monthly
meetings between March 1, 1016, and
March 1, 1917.
"These reports must be signed by
the president of the local school lm
orovement association and approved
by the county organizer.
"Two first prizes of $25 each and
three second prizes of $15 each will
be given to the five counties reporting
the largest percentage of active local
school improvement associations in
the rural schools of the county.
"This report must Po signed by
the county organizer and approved
by the County Superintendent of Ed
"A certificate of award will be
given to each school district adopting
compulsory school attendance
through the initiative and co-opera
tion of the local school improvement
Cocal Notes from Homily Iamd.
Bounty Land, Sept. 18.-Special:
Ixiwis Kelley and Miss Flora Kelley,
Otis Porter and Lemmie Lewis, all of
Plckens, were guests the week-cd at
the home of AV. It. Lynch.
.Miss Lura Perritt will leave Tues
day for Rock Hill, where she will re
sume her studies at Winthrop Col
J. E. Pickett, o? Clemson, was a
guest of relatives In the community
Sn n day.
Mrs. C. C. Myers and two children,
of Oak way, were late visitors of rela
thes in the community.
Sam Ellison, Jr., of Wlnstoii-Sa
|om, N. C., spent a few days last
week willi his grandparents, Capt.
and Mrs. A. H. Ellison, here.
Edgar Sha tiki in, of ll a m bit, N. C.,
spent the week-end with his mother,
Mrs. Julia D. Shanklln. On hts re
turn Mis. Shanklln accompanied him
to Asheville and Cullowhee, where
she will visjt friends,
Miss Annie McMahan made a re
cent visit to Greenville.
Miss Talu Pickett, of Greenville,
spent last" week with ber grandmo
ther, Mrs. J. B. Pickett.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. M Ham and two
children, of Sandy Spring:;, wore In
the community Sunday.
Mrs. D. A. Thornton, of Hartwell,
Ga., is expected in a few days as a
guest of her mother, Mrs. J. M. Gilli
Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Gtlllson and
children, of Walhalla, and Burns
Glllison, of Clemson, were recent vis
itors at tho Glllison home.
Miss Cary Doyle, having closed a
two months' term of school at Oak
Grove, is spending a vacation with
her parents, Mr. and 'Mrs. Jasper
Drs. Mack and Carl Sanders, of An
derson, and James Neville, of WeBt
Union, were lato guests at thc Davis
Mrs. J. W. Sheriff lg visiting rela
tives in Townville.
Miss Emma Wilson spent a few
days recently at Septus, Anderson
Miss Janie Ellison, of Greenville,
is expected as a guest in tho commu
nity this week.
Mrs. C. S. Stribling, of Seneca, vis
ited her mother, Mrs. J. M. Glllison,
a few days ago.
W. Tim Karney, of Whetstone, and
OCONKK COTTON MA UK KT.
Wemicfulny Morning, 10.30.
W K STMIN HT 14 It-(J. ii. Bre?ronlo.)
Cotton,per pound.ir? li/lt?
Seed, por ton.$48.00
N KW 11V- ( < feurtcauiy Al f g. Co. )
Cotton, per pound.ir? r./s
Sood < per ton).(48.00
SE NW A-( Iluivoiitllyrd CO.)
Cotton, por pound.15 1/2
Sood, por ton.$ 19.00
WALHALLA-(C. W. INtchford.)
Cotton, por pound.15 1/2
Cotton sood (ton).$4 5.00
WEST I"MON-(Novillo Uros.)
Cotton, por pound.15 .'1/8
Cotton sood (ton).$45.00
Atlanta, Supt. 20.-Sixteen cents
for cotton! And after Hi routs -lt
may roach 17.
Tho market has not roachod that
point here yet. hut. according lo tho
views of some colton exports, and the
genera) trend of the market, both lo
cal and foreign, 17 cents for tho sta
ple seems a derided probability.
Tuesday the quotation on local spot
cotton jumped 40 points-to 15.80.
And. a great many believe tho stunt
will ho ro)K\-iiod to-dny ('Wednesday).
New York, Sept. 19.-The cotton
market showed increasing strength
and activity to-day with .January soil
ing np to 10.28, or 33 points abovo
last night's closing itlgures and ap
proximately $C a halo above the low
level of a weok ago yesterday. Clos
ing prices were very steady at a not
advance of 27 to '?ll points.
Anderson, Sept. 10.-Cotton sold
bore to-day at 15 Via cents.
Tamnasec, Sept. 18.-Special: Tho
following young people have left for
the various colleges: Misses Grace
Hoard, Winthrop Colloge; Lillian
and Anna Hollo .Kelley, Salisbury In
stitute (N. C.); Miss Edwina Kelley
and Lee Kolloy, Yoting Harris Col
lege. Young Harris, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Chatham and
young son, of Greenville, visited rel
atives here last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kelley were at
home lo a large number of their rela
tives and friends on the afternoon of
September 7tb, In celebration of their
cotton wedding. A delightful after
noon was enjoyed by all present. Mr.
and Mrs. Kelley worn tho recipients
of many very pretty and useful "cot
ton" gifts, as well as tho good wishes
of all their friends.
Miss McDonald, who has finished a
very successful school session at this
place, rel urned to ber home at
Hlackstock last week.
Horn, unto Mr. ami Mrs. Prank Al
exander, a daughter.
Tho friends of w. D. Lusk will be
glad to know that his health is much
On last Sunday afternoon numbers
of automobiles were seen on our
high'vav. This is not an unusual
sight, foul Ibero just happened to bo
an unusual num/bor out on that after
noon. One gentleman who came
through from Groonvillo remarked
that he had found the roads in Oeo
nee county quite as good as I bose ho
left behind. A neat little compliment
to our county and our excellent Su
Miss Theo Hughs, Miss Janie Har
rison and Joel Keys were guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Hayno Jones at Tamas?
see Place last Thursday afternoon.
VILLA FORCES LOSE HEAVILY,
According bo Itoiunts from .Mexico
City on Sunday.
Mexico City, Sept. 17.-Gen, Obro
gon, minister of war, announces that
a thousand followers of Francisco
Villa, who attacked the town ol!
Chihuahua Friday night were routed
sally Saturday morning with a loss
of COO men killed and many cap
tured. After tho battle Gen. Trevi
no's troops wero aide to take part in
tho regular Independence Day parado
at ll o'clock Saturday morning. Dur
ing the fighting Gen. Trevino was
slightly wounded In the shoulder.
Aided by some of tho townspeople
Ibo Villa forces attacked at ll o'clock
Friday night and took tho peniten
tiary and the municipal and Federal
palaces. Gen. Trevino gathered his
troops, placed his artillery, recaptur
ed tho public buildings and complete
ly defeated the attackers in tho early
morning light. Tho captured men
will be tried by courtmartial.
Soveral of tho captured men al
ready havo boen tried by courtmar
tial and put to death.
Normal conditions prevailed at
Tho details ol tho defeat of tho
Villa forces aroused enthusiasm hero.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Rankin, of Wost
Union, wero lalo guefcts at tho homo
of lt. N. Rankin.