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"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE, ANO IT MUST FOLLOW AS THE NIGHT THB HAY: THOU OANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN."
By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1010.
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Our Mr. J. E
is now in the
have the lat
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A bank account makes a
assertion, but it is universal]
A good citizen is one who
ing, and who does things co
Of the community. The mai
independent; be is thrifty; 1
lie contributes to the gelten
His funds are in circulation,
make things go. Likewise
property in a community is
.munity prospers. We pull I
When You Think c
WILLIAM II. PENNEY DEAD.
Was Well Known in Oeonoe-Lady
Sustains Painful Injury.
Bounty Land, Feb. 1,0.-Special:
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Hopkins and two
children/of Anderson, are guests of
relatives in the community this
Mrs. Elbert Bottoms is quite ill of
pneumonia. Her friends hope for tier
Mrs, Mary Lou Myers and little
daughter, of Oakway, are visiting in
the bornes of W. D. and J. R. Wright.
News of the death of William IL
Penney, which occurred in Piedmont
on February 13th, at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Clara Wenck, will be
'.eceived with regret by bis many
friends throughout this and other
counties. Mr. Penney was about 7 4
years of age. He was a native of
Abbeville county, but when a lad of
about 12 moved with his father, the
late Rev. H. H. Penney, into this
community, where bis young man
hood was spent and where he re
ceived the greater part of his educa
tion. He served during the last two
If you can be fit
ted from sizes 1
to 4* this is yoi]
$2.50 and' $
From our stock of Wonien's Lace
bled tho small sizes-from 2}? t<
from our regular lines. It seems
boyong on small sizes, so the only
rapidly is to mark thom at a sacrlf
VALPES PP TO
We expect to
rgest line of
? ever brought
-LA, S. C.
UY FOR. CASH, jet
good citizen.* That's a broad
is independent, self-support
nduclve to the best interests
i who bas a bank account is
ie is able to pay his way, and
il wealth of his community.
Ile pays taxes and helps to
a man who has money and
anxious to see that the com
er the man with a bank ac
if Banking Think of
years of the War Between tho States.
Mr. Penney was an uncle of Mes
dames D. A. 'Perritt and Jasper Doyle,
of this community.
The many friends of Mrs. A. S.
Rollins, nee Miss Ixiizo Perritt, will
learn with regret and sympathy of a
painful injury she received from a. re
cent fall. She was immediately
rushed to a hospital, and last reports
of ber condition were favorable. Mr.
and Mrs. Rollins live in Charleston.
Mrs. A. C. Ballenger, who has
been spending some time with rela
tives In Sandy Springs, visited her
sister, Mrs. J. B. Pickett, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bennett, of Rich
land, spent the week-end with the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. IO. L.
Junior Bally, March ttl st.
A rally of the junior societies of
the Woman's Missionary Union of
the Beavordam Association will be
held with the Immanuel church, nt
Westminster, on Saturday, March 81.
The program will be published later.
Mrs. J. P. Armstrong, R. A. Supt.
Mrs. C. I). Boyd, Sunbeam Supt.
und' Hutton Shoes we havo nssein
> 4. They ure the accumulation
ne\t to Impossible to avoid over
way we have of clearing them out
$:i.r>0 ut $1.85.
4TKR, S. C.
DEMENTED MAX KILLS TWO.
?razed Murderer Finally Killed by -
Injure*! Woman's Husband.
Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 17.-Secreting
himself in "the home of his mother- ?
in-law, where his wife had been liv- ;
lng since their separation, Claude
Anderson, recently released from the
State hospital for the insane, to-night
shot and instantly killed (lev. Gaston
E. Buford, killed Mrs. M. Zahn, his 1
wife's mother, slightly wounded .Mrs.
W. J. Zahn and was himself killed by
W. J. Zahn. Mr. Buford, who was
the pastor of the Moore Memorial
Presbyterian church, liad rushed into
the bouse when he heard the shots
and screams of the wounded women.
Mrs. Anderson, who was in ano
ther part ol' the building when the
shooting occurred, told the police
that Anderson hid In a room, and
that when Mrs. Zahn entered he
opened lire. Her daughter-in-law. at
tracted by the sound of the Hiing,
ran to the room and also was shot
when she entered the door.. In the
meantime. Mr. Buford, who was
passing with his family, ran into the
house and Anderson killed bini al
W. .1. Zahn, who conducts a busi
ness near thc residence, was attract
ed by the sound of the severnl shots
and with his partner hurried to lils
home. He succeeded In wresting
from Anderson one of the pistols he
was using and shot him down.
Itev. Mr. Buford, who came here
five years ago from Louisville, was
4 2 years old. When the restricted
district here was abolished he be
came known for his activities In aid
ing unfortunate women.
(At an inquiry Into the tragedy,
W. J. Zab* , who killed Anderson,
was exonerated by a jury, though a
more formal hearing may be had
THE REVOLUTION IN CUBA.
Government Forces Moving- Against
Hel>els ot Santiago de Culm.
Havana, Feb. 18.-Sunday passed
quietly ns far as revolutionary activi
ties were concerned, only a few mi
nor brushes between rebels and gov
ernment forces being reported from
With Giego de Avila in its hands
and communication with that point
re:established, the government prob
ably is concentrating its forces for an
attack on Santiago de Cuba, which
city is still in the bands of the rebels.
Gen. Rios and Gen. Ramos at Manza
nillo, with 2,000 men, and Gen. Cc
breco at Baraco, with a strong force,
are preparing to march against the
capitol of Oriente province.
The partial elections, which were
scheduled to be held in Oriente Feb
ruary 20, and which, lt wns expected,
would settle the long drawn out dis
pute as to whether President Meno
cal ts to serve another four yenrs as
President or step aside for Alfredo
Zayas, Liberal candidate, will not be
hold on that date, the President by
special decree having suspended
them. A new date for these partial
re-elections will have to be fixed by
the. Provisional Electoral Board.
Quarrels over the .election dispute led
to the present uprising.
HARRY "STARTED .SOMETHING."
Says He Bought "Five Star" Througi>
Columbia, Feb. 16.-That a name
less Columbia policeman* was an in
termediary for a negro "blind tiger"
wag the sensational charge voiced on
the floor of the House of Representa
tives this afternoon by Harry R.
Hughs, of O'conee county, in the de
bate on the DuRant prohibition bill.
Mr. Hughs claimed that the police
man arranged to get him a quart of
Five-Star Haig and Haig Scotch
whiskey which he later received.
The mayor of Columbia and super
intendent of the police department
said this afternoon that the charges
of Mr. Hughs would be investigated
and a thorough probe made Into the
police department. He said that a
meeting of council would probably be
called, before which Representative
Hughs would be invited to appear.
During the course of debate, Mr.
Hughs, who ls against the "bone dry"
prohibition lill, but ls for tightening
up the present "gallon-a-month" law,
said that whiskey was floating plenti
"Why, gentlemen, only last week I
got a quart of Five Star Haig and
Haig Scotch whiskey through a Co
lumbia policeman," he stated, "and
you can do the same."
One Killed, Three Injured.
Macon, Ga., Feb. 16.-John Hud
son, aged 20, book-keeper for a cot
ton firm of this city, wns killed; J.
Gus Pursiey, of Haddock, ls badly In
jured, and W. A. Cleveland, of this
city, and A. S. Bonner, of Haddock,
were slightly hurt late to-day when
an outomobile in which they were
riding turned turtle on a Jones coun
Hudson and Cleveland left here
this morning for a hunting trip and
were joined by the Haddock men.
Tl\ey wore on their way home from
tho hunt when a wheel collapsed and
the automobile turned over twice.
Hudson was killed instantly and
Pursiey was pinned under the car
and received several broken bones.
Appropriate Exercises Will Ho Hold
lil School Aliditorhnn Thursday.
Washington's Birthday will be ob
served by tho pupils of the high
school. Appropriate exercises will bo
held in the auditorium at 10.30 a.
ni. After tho exercises visitors will
he served a lunch prepared by high
school girls. At the same time a
Parent-Teachers Association will be
organized. The public is cordially in
vited to attend.
The following program has been
Song by school-"Washington."
"The Birthday of Washington"
"The Mother of Washington"
Song by second grade-"There are
"Betsy Poss and the Firs! Flag"
Claro Sloan, Walter Duckworth and
Instrumental solo- Carrie Da rhy
ll a rr ?son.
"The American Flag"-William
Song by Fourth Grade-"The Hit
"Washington, a Man of Genius'.'
Flag Day Exercises-Sixth (Hade.
Chorus- "Carry Me Back to Ole
Acrostic-Soeond tirade Pupils.
Song, "Our Country's Flag"
Vocal Duet, ".Miserere"- Ruth
Brown and William Bell.
"Hike Washington"-Frank Sloan.
"The Death of Washington"
Marion H et rick.
Song by School, "Cheer Old Glory"
Eulogy on Washington-Alina
"The Tomb of Washington"-Inez
"The Grave of Washington"
High School Chorus, "America."
YARROWDALE MEN RELEASED.
Disposes of One of Most IVessing
Question of Critical Moment.
, Berlin, Feb. 16.-The American
seamen who were brought prisoners
to Germany on board the British
steamer Yarrowdale have been lib
Can't Postpone Trouble Much Longer
Washington, Feb. lf>.-News of
the liberation of the 72 American
seamen brought to Germany by tho
prize ship Yarrowdale came to-night
after President Wilson and other ad
ministration officials had retired.
Their release disposes of one of the
most pressing and irritating phases
of the German-American situation.
With Provident Wilson's approval,
a note peremptorily demanding of
Germany that the Americans be re
leased had been prepared at the State
Department and was expected to go
There virtually is no hope here,
however, that the hour of more seri
ous trouble with Germany can be
postponed much longer.
'.Many responsible officials of the
administration have come to the con
clusion that unless there is a prompt
and decided change in "he general at
titude of Germany toward the inter
ests of the United States, the appear
ance of President Wilson before Con
gress, to ask authority for protection
of American lives and projverty is
? nly a matter of days.
Any doubt existing as to the ruth
less character of the new submarine
campaign and Its violation of neutral
rights long since has disappeared and
the situation ls being made more and
more grave daily by aggravating in
American Sailor Given Hard Time.
Copenhagen, Denmark, Feb. 15.
Warrant Officer Hardy, of the Ameri
can gunboat Scorpion, station ship nt
.onstnntlnople, arrived here last
night from Constantinople after an
experience of arrests, detentions and
trials. Hardy left Constantinople on
January 30 and was taken from the
train at Sofia, Budapest and Vienna,
but was permitted to proceed. At
Dresden. Germany, however, he was
detained in a military prison foi
three days. Thence he was forward
ed to secret service headquarters at
After an investigation he was per
mitted to proceed to Warnemunde,
where be was again detained. Tho
Germans apparently feared he might
be carrying information, for be was
subjected to the full course of acid
washings and other scientific meth
ods of detecting communications
written in sympathetic Ink. His uni
form and effects were searched in
the most thorough manner.
Gerard Guards Speech.
Paris, Feb. 18.-James W. Gerard,
the former American ambassador to
Germany, was the guest of honor at
a luncheon given at the foreign of
fice by Premier Brianti to-day. A
distinguished company was present,
including diplomatic representatives
of the entente powers.
Mr. Gerard was accompanied by
the American ambassador to Franco,
William G. Sharp, and both were re
cipients of many marks of cordiality.
Mr. Gerard carefully avoided any
thing in the nature of a speech or nu
expression of political views.
11'HOltH FOU THF MA UOU TIC HM.
Couti of (ienorul Sessions Will Con
veli? ill Walhalla on Mureil 5th.
The Court of Ooneral Sessions for
Oconce county will convene in Wal
hall? on Monday, March 5th. Judge
l-l. F, Rice will preside. Following
are the gentlemen who have been
drawn to serve as grand and petit
ju roi s:
Abbott, J. M., Seneca township.
Burris, Ottie, Center township.
Cantrell, J. S., Keowoo township.
Collins, S. H., Wagoner township.
Lawrence, (?. B., Seneca township.
Mutkey, J. C., Wagener township.
McMahiin, A. A., Seneca township.
Nichols. H. A., Walhalla.
Sears, J. N., Seneca township.
Simmons, W. H., Seneca township,
Thomas, W. L., Center township.
Wheeler, s. S., Tu gu loo township.
Following ls n Hst of tho hold-over
grand jurors, drawn from the 1916
Reardon, J. M., Westminster.
Hunt, W. lt., Chattooga township.
Moore, J. S.. Seneca townslbp.
Ramoy, Andrew, Chattooga tp.
Sf mt h. J. S., Center township.
Smith, W. IS., Keowee township.
Alexander, Decatur, Wagoner tp.
Alexander, F.D., Keowee township.
Barker, Joshua, Keowee township.
Hoggs, J. C., Tuguloo township.
Brewer, J. A.. Seneca township.
Cobb, W. M., Wagoner township.
Couch, J. Q., Tugaloo township.
Cox, J, L., Keowee township.
Davis, J. O., Tugaloo township.
ISdgens, E. M., Whitewater tp.
FOB ter, Charlie,Wagener township.
Giles, W. E., Center township.
Gillison, Paul, Seneca township.
Grant, L. M., Keowee township.
Hawkins, C. W., Keowee township.
Herring, B. 8., Center township.
Hood, J. C., Wagener township.
Hunnlcutt, J. Fulton, Keowee tp.
Julian,'A. W., Seneca township.
Kerr, H. H., Wagener township.
Marett, J. E., Center township.
Meares, G. F., Center township.
Moore, W. P., Center township.
Myers, C. C., Center township.
Pike, W. C., Tugaloo township.
Richardson, J.R., Center township.
Sanders, J. F., Newry.
Shirley, G. W., Seneca.
Smith, R. W., Keowee township.
Smith, W. T., Seneca.
Stone. H. P., Seneca township
Stone, W. H., Tugaloo township.
White, L. F., Keow'eo township.
Wilson, R. M., Tugaloo township.
Zimmerman, C. L., Westminster.
Oconec's New Tax Assessors.
Governor Manning last Wedensday
made the following appointments of
Township Assessors for Oconee
Walhalla-J. A. Steck, Wm. A.
?rant, Geo. 'M. Ansel.
Westminster-J. Q, Dreazeak, K.
W. Cannon, W. S. Prichard.
Seneca-W. K. Livingston, J, W.
Byrd, H. M. Tribble.
Wagener Township-Marshall Ab
bott, J. L. Vaughn, C. R. D. Burns.
Seneca Township-J. J. Ballenger,
T. M. Elrod, T. W. Brock.
Center Township-W. T. Hunt. Joe
Hi Allen, G. T. Meares.
Keowee Township-Geo. R. Pike,
J. E. Kelley, J. Fulton Hunnlcutt.
Whitewater Township-J. H. Wlg
Ington, A. L. Whltmire, W. J. Beard.
Chattooga Township-Albert M.
Brown, J. S. Callas, F. G. Barker.
Pulaski Township-Geo. Mathe
son, M. H. Lee, John Thrift.
Tugaloo Township-J. D. Dunlap,
J. D. Hull, Mont L. Jones.
New Mexico's Governor Dead.
Santa Ke, N. M., Keb. 18.-Gover
nor IC. C. Debaca died this afternoon
at 4 o'clock of pernicious anemia.
The end came so peacefully that for
several minuter lt was thought the
Governor merely was sleeping.
W. E. Lindsey, Lieutenant Gover
nor, Republican, automatically suc
ceeds to the executive ofllce.
Governor Debaca was the second
Governor the State lias lind. The
Brat was Wm. C. McDonald.
Villa Keeps 'Em Guessing.
ICI Paso, Texas, Feb. 1 8.-Francis
co Villa, whose movements have
been a mystery to bis enemies as well
as to the m'ass of his followers, has
made his way to the west coast and
embarked for Japan, according to W.
L. Crawford, a well-known cattleman
of Dallas, Texas, and former Texas
ranger, who says his source of infor
mation is one of Villa's most trusted
agents and a man personally known
to ' lm to be reliable.
Rainfall for Week.
Rainfall for week ending February
19th, at 7 p. m., Is furnished us by
H. W. Brandt, co-operativo observer.
Tho record follows:
Date- Inches rainfall.
Feb. 15-Ptly cldy.68
Fob. 17-Ptly cldy.17
Feb. 18-Ptly cldy.35
Feb. 19-Cloud v.1.54
Total for six days.2.74
To-day: Rained hard last night;
still raining this morning. Somo
thunder and lightning.
NATIONAL GUARD OHDKHKI
Demobilized-Second Infantry Only
S. C. Troop* on Border.
Washington, Keb. 17.-Orders
woro issued by the War Department
to-day directing Den. Funston to be
gin the Immediate demobilization of
all National Guard units remain lug
in border camps, and lt ts expected
that the last troop train will bo on
Its way North by ?March 7.
Den. Funston still will have nearly
50,000 regular troops under plants
worked out by the general staff. Thu
command Includes all of the troops
who were In Mexico, and their distri
bution was carried out under the di
rection ot* iten. Eben Swift, who WAS
with the Pershing expeditlon. (Jen.
Pershing will remain ut Kl Paso.
Secretary Maker emphasized th it
tho withdrawal of the State troops :s
in no tony connected with the crisis
with Germany, but carries out a pol
icy determined on long ago. The or
der was issued after l?en. Kunstou
had reported that with the new dispo
sition of regulars he felt that be h<ad
enough men to meet any border exi
gencies that might arise. The num
ber of guardsmen remaining and to
be demobilized under to-day's order
is about 53,000-.
Administration officials aro under
stood to have been convinced by tho
reports of special observers for the
State Department and the army that
while it may be possible for Villa
and Zapata followers to commit mi
nor depredations in thc sparsely set
tled region west of Kl Paso, tbore is
little possibility of a recurrence ol'
raids In the lower Rio Orando coun
lt ls also desired that tho Carranza
government be embarrassed as little
as possible in its efforts to control
(Tho only unit of the South Caro
lina National Guard contingent re
maining on the border is the Second
Infantry, Col. H. B. Springs com
manding. Included in this roglmeut
ls the Columbia battalion, Major
Trelaney H. Marchant, commanding,
as well as the Charleston battalion.
The First Infantry, Troop A (caval
ry, Charleston Light Dragoons, ) Field
Hospital No. 1, and the Johnson En
gineers already havo returned from
the border.-The State.)
Subs (XV Cuban (Toast.
Calveston, Keb. 18.-Four German
submarines are lurking off tho coatjt
of Cuba, ready to begin a reign ol'
frightfulness as soon as wnr ls de
clared, according to the Information
brought to Galveston to-day by Capt.
Nason, of the American steam
Schooner Kort Bragg- Capt. Nason
says ho obtained the information at
Guantanamo harbor has been
closed by an anti-submarine iwet
which stretches across the entrance.
Capt. Nason declared, and permission
to enter or leave tho harbor must be
obtained from the commander of the
Of the 4 4 United States warships
In Guantanamo harbor when the dip
lomatic break occurred, only the
Montana ls left, Nason says, the oth
ers having scattered Immediately.
GEN. FUN8TON DEAD.
San Antonio, Texas, Feb. It).
(jen. Frederick Funston, comman
der of the Southern Depart meut
of the United Staten Anny, died
here to-night a few inimit?s niter
lie collapsed while in a local hotel,
where ho had gone with a party*
of friends. Attending physicians
say the cause of death was neut?
Gen. Kn ns( on had just tin is bed
dinner and was playing with a
small child when he fell uncon
scious. Ile wnfl taken to u coom,
hut physicians were unable to re
Vi S. thicks M en oca I.
Washington, Keb. 19.-Reports of
progress by President Menocal's
forces against Insurgent bands In
Cuba Increased the hopes of admin
istration officials to-day that peaco
may be re-established in tho island
without American Intervention. It
has been made plain that the full
moral support of the United States
government will bo given tho Meno
cal administration, and it was said
late to-day that no additional steps
were In contemplation for th? pres
Americans Have Been Released.
Berlin, Feb. 18.-After it had be
come known In Berlin through tho
official communication of tho Swiss
minister here, says the Overseas
News Agency, that tho American
government had neither confiscated
Gorman ships nor had made prisoner
the crews of tho German ships-..*<?
originally had been reported In Eu
rope by a nows agency-the German
government immediately orderod tho
release of the Americans brought to
Germany on the steamship Yarrow
dale and asked tho ?Spanish ambassa
dor, Polo de Bernahe, no to inform
officially the American government at