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By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1010.
Brown's Mule, 10 lbs
Red Jay, JO lbs. Cad<
World Beater, 10 lbs.
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the blockading squadn
The history ot' the woi
ol' groat battles, and lite it
continually fighting some
To successfully fight tito
have capital as well as hr,
is usually acquired hy savii
Hank assures safety to yoi
When You Think of
Haskell Powell IH'nd.
(Tu ga loo Tribune, Jan. 30.)
Wo regret to learn of the deatli of
Haskell Powell, which occurred at
the Sallie Powell old homestead at
"Bull Sluice," on Tugaloo river, eight
miles above Madison, last Sunday
night. Mr. Powell succumbed to an
attack of measles and pneumonia.
His body was buried at Old Liberty
yesterday in the presence ol' many
sorrowing relatives and friends. The
deceased was a son of Mrs. Sarah
, Powell, of Westminster, and the late
Upson Powell. Ile was about 10
years old and leaves lils wife and two
daughters, Misses Sarah and Eliza
beth. His brothers and sisters are
Mesdames Louie Patten and Janies
McDonald; Burt. W. C. and Glenn
Powell, of Westminster; Ed. Powell
and Mrs. Andrews, of Toccoa, Ga.,
and Mrs. Carl Smith, of Toxaway.
Three are dead. We extend to the
bereaved our deep sympathy in this
sad dispensation of Providence. Mrs.
Haskell Powell is seriously ill at
Rainfall for Week.
Rainfall for week ending January
30, at 7 p. m., is furnished us by
H. W. Brandt, co-operative observer.
The record follows:
Jan. 25-'Ptly cldy .
Jan. 27-Ptly cldy . T
Jan. 28-Ptly cldy.02
Jan. 29-Ptly cldy.58
Total rainfall for week.98
Meeting of Coneross Union.
There will bo a meeting of Cone
ross Local Farmers' Union. No. 76,
next Saturday, February 3d, at 2.30
p. m. All members are requested to
be present promptly at tho above
hour, as lhere ls business of import
ance to bc brought before the local.
All officers aro urged to be present
sure. J. W. Alexander, President.
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now listed at
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'ld is filled with accounts
i the same way. Wo aro
bat Iles of life ono must
Rill and brawn. Capital
iig. The streii,';'.h of thi.s
Banking Think of
"FLORA BICLLA"-I?K8T SHOW
lu Years at. Alldcraoil Thursday
Night-Special Train Will Kim.
The best musical comedy show in
years will be the attraction at the An
derson Theatre, Anderson, Thursday,
.Miss Florence Webber, the South's
favorite star, who made such a tre
mendous hit at the Anderson Thea
tre in "Lady Luxury" soon after the
pretty new theatre was first opened,
is the loading lady in . Flora Mella,"
and all the critics say that she is even
bettor in this show thai; sb?> was in
either "Lady Luxury" or "Naughty
Marietta," in which she str.rred last
Manager Sasseen, of the Anderson
Theatre, is in receipt of the follow
ing telegram from the manager of the
opera house in Chnrlotte, N.C., where
this company played last Saturday.
The commendation could hardly have
"Charlotte, N. C., Jan. 27, 1917.
"Manager Opera House, Anderson,
S. C.-The New York Casino Musical
Comedy Success, "Flora Bella," de
lighted two large audiences here to
day. The presenting company, head
ed by Miss Florence Wobber, is ono
of the notables appearing here this
season. Tho production ls new and
the costumes all bright and clean,
and is by far one of the most pleas
ing musical comedy productions that
has been south this season.
"JOHN L. CKOVO,
"Manager Academy of Music."
And this is not the exception; in
fact, every newspaper review has
been Just as good as this telegram,
and some have been even better.
The Blue Ridge Railway Company
will positively run a speclnl train
back to Walhalla Thursday night,
leaving immediately after the show.
From the present outlook lt appears
as if there will bc a great big crowd
from Walhalla, West Dinon and Sen
eca and other towns along the line.
FIGHTING ON AVL FRONTS.
Reports Issued foy Various Headquar
ters Show ltonewed Activity.
Petrograd, Jan. 28 .- Russtau
forces, after artillery preparation, as
sumed the offensive yesterday against
tho Austro-Geriiinn fortliled positions
oe both sides of tho Kimpolung-Ja
cobeni road,, near the northwestern
frontier or Moldavia, and after stub
born fighting broke through the
Teutonic, lines along a rront of nearly
two miles, says tile ofllclal statement
Issued to-day. Prisoners and booty,
were taken by the Russians, thc ex
tent of which has not yet 'been ascer
Germans Admit lx>ss.
Berlin, Jan. 28.-On account of su
perior Russian pressure directed
against the Teuton lines in tho M es to
Canesce sec to/ on the Golden Bystrit
za river front, in Rumania, says to
day's German official statement, the
Austro-Gevinaii forces yesterday were
compelled to withdraw to positions
nearer the enst bank of the river.
Russians Check Germans.
The Russian official statement is
sued to-day says that southwest of
Riga three successive German attacks
were repulsed by the Russians.
Berlin, Jan. 28.-The German offi
cial statement, issued to-day says
that Hussain attacks against the Ger
mnns on both sides of the River An,
in the Riga sector, were repulsed
with heavy losses to the forces of Em
Att.n<k Made by French.
Paris, Jan. 28.-French troops last
night launched a successful attack
against the German positions be
tween Les Eparges and the Calonne
trench on the right bank of tho River
Meuse, north of Verdun, according to
to-day's official French statement.
Numerous German dead were found
in the Teuton trenches and Import
ant booty was captured. On the left
bank of the Meuse there was hand
grenade engagements near the east
ern slope of Hill 304.
Belgian communication: "Spirited,
artillery actions took place, especially
In tho direction of Ramscapelle,.Dix-'
mude and Het Sas. In tho sector of
Raid German Lines.
London, Jan. 28-The official'com
munication from British headquart
ers in France to-night reads:
"We entered the enemy's trenches
northeast of Neuville-St. Voast at
daybreak again this morning. Many
casualties were inflicted on the ene
my through Hie bombing of dugouts
and several prisoners were taken.
"Another successful raid was car
ried out early this morning northeast
ol' Fostubert, and additional prison
ers were captured, including one offi
cer. Our party returned 'without
loss.. An enemy attempt against one
of our posts east of Fauquissart, ar
ter an intense bombardment, was
"There was some artillery activity
on holli sides during the day north or
the Somme in the neighborhood or
Beaumont-Hamel, Lens and Ypres
sector. We operated a number of
success rul bo ni ba rd men ts.
"Four German airplanes were de
stroyed yesterday in air combats;
three Tell in our lines. "Another hos
tile machine was driven down, dam
Admitted by Berlin.
Berlin. Jan. 28.-After strong ar
tillery preparations, says to-day's offi
cial German statement, English
forces yesterday occupied a small
section or the most advanced line o?
the Teuton positions defended by
troops under Crown Prince Rup
precht, southwest of Lo Transloy,
north of the River Somme.
"In the other sectors ol' the front
the day was quiet except for a tempo
rary increase of artillery fire in lim
ited sectors and isolated advance
"On the west bank of Ihe Meuse
several French attacks against Hill
.100 Turk Corpses Found.
London, Jan. 28.--'British troops
last Friday resumed their offensive
against the Turkish positions near
Kut-el-Amara, on the Irak rront. and
recaptured trenches which the Otto
man troops had occupied on Hie pre
vious day, says and official statement
Issued to-night by the British press
bureau. Four hundred Turkish
corpses were found In the positions.
Two violent Turkish counter attacks
broke down under British fire.
"During Thursday night the ene
my renewed attempts to recapture
lost ground, but were repulsed with
On Macedonia Line.
Paris, Jan. 28.-The French war
office to-night issued the following:
"Eastern theater: The snowstorm
continues. Artillery actions have oc
curred In the rogion of Prilep, on
Gievgell and the Cerna. The British
carried out a raid on Cnglrmah,
northwest of Bukova. Some patrol
encounters have occurred In tho re
gion of Koritza (Albania."
Berlin, Jan. 28.-The Gorman war
office Jo-day Issued the following:
"Macedonian front: The Bulgari
ans gained advantages in engage
ments of reconnoitering detachments
in the lowlands of the River Struma."
On Italian Front.
Rome, Jan. 28.-An official Italian
statement to-day says:
'Along the whole front the usual
IZrlONS POINT TO "LEAK."
vclopinents In Inquiry Pre
lgo haler Illl|K>rtnilt Nl'Ws.
,:<York, Jun. 30.- From the
Wall Btreet brokerage house,
~e*aloanl inquisitors to-day
it to light private and confiden
iggrams regarded in some quar
i\Uoilnitely indicating that there
"leak" on President Wilson's
fo,^most sensational telegram,
|ning a brief but remarkably ac
o recast of the contents of the
ias Bent by E. P. Hutton & Co.,
?jvth? largest brokerage houses
^? street, over its private wires
?res of oilier brokers with whom
business throughout the conn
?fi the afternoon of December 20,
fi than three hours before the
ipples of the note were handed
Repaper ?nen by Secretary Lan
ithe time the Hutton message
Sent, according to the testimony
paretary Lansing before the coin
In Washington, no one In tills
tfy, save persons connected with
preparation and despatch of the
i, had as .much information ro
ting its contents as the message
Haled. The note previously had
sent abroad in code. Publica
[jO? the note followed transmis
tof the Hutton message to vari
tforokers by more than ten hours,
tformation on which the mes
te^'to brokers was based, Edward
F'^Stttton, head of the firm, testified,
cab) o in another messnge, now misB
iiwijfrom P. A. Connelly, of P, A.
GottJifeUy & Co.,, a Washington bro
kt?rafce house. In which R. W. Boll
irtg?^ brother-in-law of President
Winson, is a partner. Con nellly was
declared by Hutton to bo hastening
tO'^New York to-night to appear be
fojr?-the committee to-morrow.
Itter Pershing What?"-Villa!
j^Paso, Texas, Jan. 30.-Tho first
rican troops of the expedition
)rces . reached Palomns Lakes,
miles from Columbus, N. M.,
to-day, it .was! reported this al
jon, The detachment -was-small
oily -SO miles southeast of Colonia
Doblan, according to Villa sources
here. It was claimed Villa was slow
ly occupying the country being evac
uated 'by Gen. Pershing's troops.
Arrivals from Chihuahua City said
Gen. Francisco Murguio, the Carran
za commander, had admitted his In
ability to garrison Western Chihua
hua after Pershing's withdrawal
Columbus, N. M., Jan. 30.-Six
Mexican families, including many
children, readied the border here to
day, being the vanguard of the "host
of refugees who were reported to be
with the expeditionary forces.
The expeditionary forces were mov
ing slowly toward the border, they
reported. The troops and stock were
reported to be tn excellent condition
and the men were in high spirits.
Prohibitionists Present. Demands.
Columbia, Jan. 30.-Two hundred
prohibitionists from 2S counties in
?the State met here to-night in con
vention and then marched to the
State House, where a resolution was
presented to tho Legislature, de
manding absolute prohibition.
Woolworth $1,000,04)0 Fire
Hartford. Conn., Jan. 30.-Fire of
unknown origin early to-day destroy
ed the large store of G. Fox & Co.,
and the Woolworth five and ten-cent
store, causing a loss estimated at
from $r?00,000 to $1,000,000.
House Favors Lower Interest.
Columbia, Jan. !!0. -- Following
considerable debate and parliamen
tary manoeuvring, the House to-day
passed from second to third reading
a bill making the legal rate of inter
est ia Solidi Carolina G per centum,
and tho contract rate 7 per centum
ilocasseo lanai Notes.
Jocassee, Jan. 26.-Special: The
people of tnTs section are not farm
ing much at present. We are having
too much bad weather.
James Burgess has been very sick.
He is on the mend nt this time.
Ford Burgess, of Wiletts, N. C., ls
visiting his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. James Burgess.
W. M. Perry, of Little River, was
A visitor- in this section last week, as
was also TL W. Burgess, of the same
J. T. Hinkel is building a now barn
on his farm near A. L. Whitmire's.
Homer Whitmire was visiting in
the Boone's Creek section last week.
artillery actions and patrol reconnols
sam-ei %ere reported. No event of
importance took place."
Vienna, Jan. 28.-To-day's Aus
tro-Ilungarian statement regarding
the Aiistro-I tallon front says:
"Artillery duele and aerial activity
were livelier than usual in the Gorlza
"Infthe neighborhood of Lake Do
berdoj artillery fire continued with
undiminished violence until about
CONGRFSSMAN FINLEY DEAD.
Had Represented thc Ptftrt S. C. Dis
trict simo ism;
York, S. C., Jan. 20.-David F.d
ward Finley, ol York, Repr?sentative
or the Fifth South Carolina District
in Congress, died In Hie Tranquil
Park Sanatorium. Charlotte, N. C., of
pneumonia, shortly after noon to-day.
News of Congressman Finley's
death has cast a gloom over this
town, where he had lived for years.
Congressman Finley was In the Both
year of his age, having been horn at
Trenton, Ark., February 28, 1801.
He moved to York county in Septem
ber, 1805, and lind since resided in
this county. He was educated In tho
schools of Rock Hill and Ebenezer
and at the University ol* South Caro
lina. He served two years in the
.House of Representatives and then
represented York county In the'State
Senate, where ho was chairman of
the finance committee. He was for a
nu inlier of years a member of the
board of trustees of the University of
South Carolina. He took his seal as
a member of Congress in 1800 and
had represented the Fifth district
continuously since that time.
When a young man Congressman
Finley married Miss Bessie <Hst, of
this place. She, together with the
following children, survive: D. E..
Jr., and VV. Gist Finley, Washington;
States Finley. Clemson College;
Robert and John Finley, Yorkvlllo;
Mesdames J, D. Bro'wn, Anderson;
W. B. Moore, Jr.. Yorkvlllo, and Miss
Margaret Finley, Winthrop College.
Congressman Finley was an eldor
In the A. R. P. church here.
Washington, Jan. 20.-When Con
gress adjourned this evening it did
so after both Houses had passed suit
able resolutions with reference to the
death of Representative David E.
Finley, of South Carolina, the nows
of which was n great shock to the
members and hundreds of friends,
among them national lawyers. Indi
vidual expressions of sorrow were
nu mc rous., and were beard especially
from tlfe 'veteran leaders, who had.
been associated with Mr. Finley from
the days when tho "Democratic party
was in the'minority. The South Car
sertta tiyeFln ley 's funeral in a body
In addition to the largo committee
appointed for Congress as a whole.
Representative Lever offered the ad
journment resolution in the House
and Senator Tillman In the Senate.
Capitol Flags at Half Mast.
Washington, Jan. 27.-Flags at
hair-mnst on both sides of the Capi
tol building to-day told mutely that
another member of Congress had lln
ished his labors and gone to his long
Arrangements for Hie funeral of
the dead Congressman were not al
tered to-day except that Congress
man Wyatt Aiken will not accom
pany the Congressional delegation
because of the fact that his son,
Wyatt Aiken, Jr., was to-day operat
ed upon for appendicitis and the for
mer will not leave him at this time.
The Dineral party left Washington
to-llight at 7 o'clock and will reach
York early to-morrow morning.
York, Jan. 28.- -The funeral of
Congressman Finley was held from
the Associate Reformed Presbyterian
church, of which Mr. Finley was a
ruling elder, at 1 1 o'clock this morn
ing. Services were conducted hy
Rev. J. L. Oates, assisted bv Rev. T.
T. Walsh and Rev. F.. 10. Gillespie.
The interment took place In Rose Hill
The Chester commandory, Knights
Templar, acted as an honorary es
cort as well as members of the York
county bar and the attorneys from
Tlie special train from Washing
ton, hearing the Congressional dele
gation to attend the funeral arrived
here at 9.HO o'clock. The following
were present from the House of Rep
resentatives: Speaker Champ Clark
mid Representatives Lever, Byrnes,
Whaley, Ragsdale and Nicholls, of
South Carolina; Moon, of Tennessee;
Lloyd, of Missouri; Bell, of Georgia;
Bernhard, of Indiana; Blockmnn, of
'Alabama; Goodwin, of Arkansas;
Mann, of Illinois; Stevenson, of
.Wisconsin; Madden, of Illinois;
Kahn, of California; Britt, of North
The Senate selected Senators Till
man and Smith, of South Carolina;
Vnrdainan, of Mississippi; Ashurst, of
Arizona; Walsh, of Montana, and
Ragsdale, of Louisiana.
Visitors Near Heneen.
Seneca, R. F. D. 3, Jan. 'JO.-Spe
cial: Jesse Hamilton and Miss Bes
sio Carter, who have been visiting at
the homo of Mr. and Mrs. O. L.
Thrasher, of near High Bridge, re
turned to their home in Spartanburg
Monday morning. Mr. 'Hampton is
well remembered around Seneca and
has many friends who always wel
come him back.
The following ls a list of letters
remaining uncalled for In the Wal
halla post office for the week ending
January a0, 1916:
Austin Gary, F. C. Bennett, H. W.
Black, Jr., Otis Fressly, Ella Fret
well, M. N. Holbrook, Mary J. Hol
den, Eliza Pearson, Lillie Poarson,
W. H. Rogers, Charlie Shipman.
When calling for the above please
say they are advertised.
N. Kant, P. M.
FATHER AND DAUGHTER DEAIL
?. August Umeko amt Mrs. Titos. AV.
Ilollotto Iiiivo l*wssetl to Itoyoiut.
C. August Drucke, of tho Fairview
community! tiled inst Sunday night,
January 28th, at 11 o'clock, of pneu
monia. Mr. Br?cke wa? 07 years of
age, and was always a good and do
oted husband and father. Ho will
be sadly missed in his home and the
entire surrounding country, where
ho was held in the highest esteem.
His wife and two daughters survive
him. Ills daughter. Mrs. Thos. AV.
Hollotte, died only four days before
Mr. Umeko passed away. Hts little
grandson died only two tlayB boforo
his death, and two weeks ago his son
in-law, Wm. McAllster, passed away,
'neumon?a has been the cause of all
the deaths lu tlits fatally. Mrs. An
nie MeAlister, daughter of Mr.
Br?cke, has been desiierately Ul witli
pneumonia since tho death of her
husband, Wm. MeAlister.
Mr. Br?cke was a nativo of Ger
many and came to America With his
parents when quite a small child. He
was the lust of his Immedlato family.
About 80 years ago he was married
to a Miss Hubbard. The latter has
been an invalid for many years.
Mr. Br?cke')) remains wore laid to
rest at Fairview on Tuesday, after
appropriate funeral services.
One of the saddest times that have
come to tho Fairview neighborhood
for many years was occasioned by
the recent deaths of Mrs. Thos. W.
Bellotte and hor son, Thomas
Charles, both of whom were stricken
with pneumonia. Mrs. Bellotto died
Inst Wednesday, January 2 4, at 10
o'clock, and was burled at Fairview
church on Friday, tho 26th, at ll a.
m., and her son died Friday, Janu
ary 20th, at 9.30 p. m., and was
burled on Saturday, the 27th, at 3
o'clock, by tho side of hts mother.
Beforo her marriage Mrs. Bellotte
was Miss denla Br?cke. . Her hus.
band and one son, Wilton Earle,
aged 20 mouths, survive IIOF; also lier
mother and two sisters. Mrs. Bel
lotto was a devoted Christian wo
man, a good wife and loving mother,
and she will be sadly missed In her
In her nome. The* bereaved ones
have the sympathy of the entire com
munity mid a host, of friends In tho
The Courier joins with other
friends of the bereaved families lu
extending rineere sympathy In their
Joseph Gunthnrp Dead.
News rea (hes us this morning of
the death of Joseph Gunthnrp, a son
of Mr. and Mrs. (J. B. Cnntharp. of
West Union, his death occurring yes
terday (Tuesday) afternoon at 'i
o'clock, nt the home of his brothor
ln-law, Lowell M. Smith, near Boun'.y
Land. Mr. '(lunthurp was a young
man of about 2 2 years of age, and
was held in high esteem bv all who
knew him. Ho had been living in
Creon ville for some timo up to about
Christmas, when he returned to tho
home of li IK parents for the holidays
and to recuperate bis health, wlilch
had become badly Impaired through
the ravages of Bright's disease. In
the hope of benefit from a change he
had recently gone to the homo of Mr.
and Mrs, L. M. Smith, near Bounty
Land, where Hie end carno yesterday.
There are many friends of tho family
who will join with The Courier in
extending to tho bereaved ones sin
cere sympathy in their sorrow. The
funeral will take place to-day, and
our information is that the Interment
will he made in the cemetery of tho
CnneroKS Local Dots.
Coneross. Jan. Special: Knock
Brenden le n ad Mrs.-B. D. Breazeale,
of West minster, were recent spettd
the-day guests at the home of W. O.
.V.IBS Katie Abbott, who has been
isitlng her sister, Mrs. W. W. Mit
chell, of Birmingham, returned Sun
Miss Lucy Patterson, of Ninety-six,
is with hor sister, Mrs. T. L. Alexan
der, for a few day?.
Charlie Du Bose, of Atlanta, visited
his family a few days this week.
Master James Armstrong visited
his grandmother, Mrs. S. M. Hunslng
er, last week.
Dev. Stephen Merritt Dead.
New York, Jan. 30.-Rev, Stephen
Merritt, a Methodist preacher and
undertaker, who died yesterday, offi
ciated at the funerals of Daniel Web
ster, Grant and other prominent peo
ple. He was 84 years of age.
Merritt founded ono of the largest
undertaking establishments In the
country. Ho preached at eleven
churches during his career, but lt Is
said he never accepted money for his
services as clergyman.
Smith Succeeds McLaurin.
Columbia, Jan. 30.-W. p. Smith,
of Orangeburg, was chosen Ware
house Commissioner by the Legisla
ture to-night on tho 16th ballot, to
succeed John L. -McLaurin, resigned.
Ho defeated Jas. A. Drake by a ma
pority of nlno votes and broke a dead
lock which had continued for two