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NEXT GIN PAYS for Walhalla and
West Union Gins will bo Thursday,
'Friday and Saturday, January 0, 7
and 8. 52
FOK I IE NT-One 2-horso Farm;
new house and barn. Tenant must
furnish stock. Apply at once to W.
4|R. CRAIG, Walhalla, S. C. 50-tf
STRAYED OR STOLEN-Ono lit
tle Red and Black Spotted Sow Rig,
Dec. 21. Reward if returned to JOHN
WATKINS, Westminster, S. C., Rt.
No. 4. 52?
MEA!, AND HULLS.-Plenty of
thom on hand nt all times. Seo mo
for Good Meal and Hulls at Batik
night's new warehouse, at I31uo Ridge
dopot. R. D. OELKERS, Walhalla,
CLERKS (Men, Women)-Over
17, for Postal Mall Sorvice; $125
month; oxporienco unnecessary. For
free particulars of examination,write
J. LEONARD, (former Civil Service
Examiner,) 514 Equitable Building,
BRING YOU?T EGGS to "HURT,"
at Burt's Cafe, old P. O. Building,
Main Street, Walhalla, and got high
est market price for them-CASH
DOWN "and no grumbling." Will
tnke all you bring. J. BURT GIL
LESPIE, Walhalla, S. C. 22-tf
FOR SAL1-:-I will sell to highostj
bidder, for cash, on Saturday, Jan. 1,
1921, ono Bay Maro, weight about
1 000 pounds, and one Buggy and
Harness; Corn, Fodder, one Cow,
ono Yearling, one Shoat, three Pigs;
Farming Tools and Household and
Kitchen Furniture. WILLIAM 3AM
ERSON, ono mile below Flat Shoals
School House, at J. L. Crow home,
Walhalla Rt. 2._52?
GET BUSY-Keep Busy.-Is your
job unsafe? Is lt permanent? You
want a lifelong business. You can get j
into such a business selling more
than 137 Watkins Products direct to
farmers if you own auto or team, or
can got one; if you can give bond
with personal sureties. Wo back you
with big selling helps; 52 years in
business; 20,000,000 users of our
products. Write for information
where you can get territory. J. R.
WATKINS CO., Department C, Wi
nona, Minn. 51-52*
ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH,
Mauldin Street, Walhalla, 8. C.
SERVICES ON THE FOURTH SUN
DAY OF EACH MONTH.
Sacrament of Penance . . .9.30 a. m.
Mass and Sermon.10.00 a. m.
Reverend Thomas J. Mackln,
P. O. Box 82; Anderson, S. C.
WHEN YOU WANT GOOD BRICK FOR
ANY PURPOSE, WRITE OR CALL ON
US. WE MAKE GOOD BRICK-THAT
TELLS THE WHOLE STORY-AND
Pendleton Brick Co.,
PENDLETON, S. C.
>i**yJMIHMM^I*t-t-y ?J? ?J? ?J? ?J? ?J? fy ?J? ?J? ?J?
fy LOCAL AND PERSONAL, fy
-Cadet .loo Moss, of Clemson Col
lege, is with homo folks and friends)
for tho holidays.
-We aro informed that Rev. L. M.
Lyda has tendered his resignation as
pastor of the Baptist church at Pop
- Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Ballenger and
children, of Atlanta, are guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Knox, of West
- George Prince, of Washington,
D. C., is visiting Iiis sister. Mrs. Ar
thur Brown, for a few days. Mr.
Prince has numerous friends hero
who are delighted to meet bim again.
One slightly used upright Check
ering piano, cheap for cash. Apply
at Boll's Drug Store, Walhalla, adv
.Mrs. Doll G. McAlister and her
daughter, Miss Katherine, of Colum
bia, are spending tho holidays with
the former's mother, Mrs. E. A. Bell,
and among other relatives.
O. 0. Eyles, of Darlington, was
a visitor in Oconoe during the holi
days, paying visits to his father. J. S.
Eyles, and family, of Mountain Rest,
and other relatives and friends In
- II. V. Can tl, of Hodges, spent
tho Christinas holidays among rela
tives and friends In Oconeo, return
ing to his home yesterday. Mr. Gantt
has many friends In Walhalla who
were glad to seo him again.
- Postmastor Fant requests us to
call tho attention of tho public lo tho
fact that next Saturday will bo New
Year's Day, which ia a national holi
day. Tho postomcc will, therofore,
observe tho usual holiday hours,
these being tho samo ns the Sunday
hours. There will ho no monoy order
business transacted, and tho rural
routes will not be served by the car
riers on Saturday. The ' village
carriers will make only the morning
trips over town.
-The best is the cheapest, and
that is the Willard. Hughs Garage.
-Harry Norman spent several days
last week among friends Iii Hartwell,
-Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Stock spent
tho past week-end In Atlanta with
- Miss Elizabeth Montgomery, of
Spartanburg. ls visiting her sister.
Mrs. E. H. Haine.
-Edwin Hughs, of Anderson, is
with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. M. T.
Hughs, and other relatives for a few
- Rtcppe Blomann, of Rock Hill,
ls visiting his sister, Mrs. Wade C.
Hughs, and other relatives for tho
--All makes standard sowing ma
chino noodles at Moss & Ansel's,Wal
- Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Norman
spent the holidays with their daugh
ter, Mrs. F. L. Bunker,- in Charlotte,
-W. T. BroWn, of Greenville, was
a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Baylis W.
Harrison, during the Christmas holi
-Allard Strock, of Columbia,spent
several days last weok In Walhalla
as tho guest of his friend, William
-M. C. Seaborn, of Atlanta, spent
several days last week with his nio
thor, Mrs. James Seaborn, and with
other relatives and friends.
-Frank Brennecke, of Columbia,
spent tho 'Christmas holidays In Wal
halla with his mother, Mrs. Fannie
Bronnecke, and among other rela
-The ottering at the Christmas
service In 'St. John's Lutheran church
amounted to about fifty dollars. This
will go to the needy children in the
war stricken countries.
-You have had trouble with your
battery, but lt was not a Willard. Ono
Willard will ond your battery trou
bles. Hughs Garage, Walhalla.-adv
-Miss Isabelle Macaulay, of An
derson, Dr. Gray Macaulay and Neill
Macaulay, of Columbia, wore with
homofolks during the Christmas hol
-Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Come, of
Johnston, are spending some time
with Mrs. Corne's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Strother, and among other
-Bishop Grant, of Greenville, if
at home for the holidays visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Grant
and among other relatives and hif
-The many friends of Joseph am:
Louis Riehle are glad to see then
again. They are spending the noir
days wih their mother, Mrs. Wm
Richie, and with their sisters.
-Miss Marie Isbell, of Newnan
Ga., Is with her parents, Mr. ant
Mrs. J. D. Isbell, and among ho:
many friends in Walhalla for th<
Christmas and New Year holidays.
-Mr. and Mrs. Sam G. Pitchford
Chas. W. Pitchford and Miss Idal
Pitchford, of Greenville, nre In Wal
halla for the holidays as guests o
their parents. Mr. and Mrs. S. N
- Miss Elizabeth Stribling, who 1
physical culture instructress at Flori
McDonald College, Red Springs, N.C
ls home for the holidays with ho
parents, Major and Mrs. W. J. Strlh
-Mrs. Julia Rose and grandsor
Master Chester Wood, were visitor
at the home of the former's sister!
Mrs. H. C. Busch and Miss Baun
gartel, last week. They came over t
spend the time with Mrs. Busch o
her ,r)0th birthday.
- Miss lianna .Miller Harrison. (
Greenville, ls spending the holldn
period with IHM* mother. Mrs. Ge<
A. Harrison. Mrs. Harrison recent!
returned from Manning, where sli
had been with her son, James V
Harrison, and family.
-Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Lay, of Wa
halla Route 2. arc rejoicing over tl
arrival of another son at their hom
tho young man having begun his vis
early Monday morning, Dec. 20tl
This is the ninth boy In the famil
and there are also flvo girls. Mr. ari
Mrs. Lay are peculiarly fortunate, f<
this large family aro all well ar
strong -as robust a family of fou
teen as could bo found in many
day's search for healthy children.
-Tho Sacrament of the Lord
Supper will bo administered at tl
morning service at tho Presbyteriii
church next Sunday at ll o'cloc
Tho subject for tho ovenlng servil
will he "The Second Coming
Christ." The hour for the ovonir
sorvlco has been changed from
o'clock to 7.20, and the members
tho church and tho public in goner
aro urged to boar In mind this chain
I and govern themselves accordingl
' . . .'...>. Vi ?
A most cordial Invitation 1B exttMdod
to the public to attend all servi. <p at
tho Presbyterian ?jWrch,
-Mr. and Mrs. % T. Mc?O?
Clemson College,1 speiU seyi
In Walhalla last woek, having come
over to celebrate their first annl
. vorsary and Mrs. McClure's mother's
! (Mrs. ll. C. Busch's) birthday both
being Dec. 15.
-There aro many in Ocone? who
will learn with pleasuro that Aiditor
D. A. Smith is improving, though wo
regret to say that his improvement
i is somewhat slow. He Is now able to
sit tip part of the time, and hopes
soon to be able to lui ?I his once in
the discharge of lils duties, lie has
been wrestling for the past two
weeks with a sovere attack of the flu.
-Ii. Earle Beard, of Chester, was
In Walhalla last .Monday with friends
after spending tho Christmas holi
days with lils parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. J. Beard, nnd other relatives at
Tamassee. Mr. Beard was on his way
back to Chester, where he holds a
responsible position with one of the
largo cotton manufacturing plants of
-Othc-s have beert tried and
found wanting. The Willard battery
never fails. Hughs Garage, Walhal
-Miss Bonnie Poole, of Birming
ham, Ala., spent tho holidays with
her mother, Mrs. M. A. Poole. She
has many friends who were pleased
to soe her again.
-Joseph Norton, who ls a student
at McCallio School, Chattanooga
Tenn., nrrlved in Walhalla last week
and will be with his uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Vernor, and other
relatives and friends during the holi
- Mr. and Mrs. J. H. W. Scliwecke
a rfd Paul Gruenewald, of Charleston,
have been among relatives and
friends In Walhalla for the holiday*.
Mr. Gruenewald will thia evening
claim one of West Union's fair young
ladies as his bride, and Mr. and Mrs.
Scliwecke are here for the purpose of
attending the Hunter-Gruenewald
- Mr. and Mrs. Thoa. A. Smith
left last week for South Georgia, Mr.
Smith having accepted a position in
Georgia as teacher of one of the
public schools. All of the family have
gone to their Georgia home except
Miss Lila, who is spending some time
here visiting among friends. It ls
sincerely regretted that Mv^and Mrs.
Smith and their estimable family will
no longer be among us. They 5uirry
with them the very best wishes of a
host of friends.
-J. L. Duckworth, who Uves near
town, lost a good horse by accident
on Christ mas afternoon. A party of
young folks, six or seven in number,
were enjoying a horseback ride, and
an automobile came up with them.
Two of the riders separated, one go
ing to either side of the road to let
the car pass between them. One of
the horses became frightened and
whirled, thr ?wing himself against
tho car. The animal was almost in
stantly killed, but fortunately the
young lady riding the animal was
-I am expocting a lot of fine
fresh O8ytors for Fridays and Satur
days. Remember Burt's Cafo, J. B.
Gillespie, Prop., Walhalla.-adv38tf
-On Christmas night the barn of
Joe Hudgon8, who lives on the farm
of W. O. White, on Rural Route Nb.
2, from Walhalla, was destroyed by
fire, along with all the contonts in
the way of feedstuffs and a fow chick
ens. Mr. Uudgens was fortunate in
that he lost no stock or wagons or
implements. His loss ls about $200.
Friends In Walhalla and his neigh
borhood are making up a purse to
enable Mr. Uudgens to purchase feed
to meet his Immediate needs. He is
a tenant farmer of very small means,
and tho loss is a heavy one for him.
-Married, at the home of the of
ficiating minister, Kev. L. M. Lyda,
on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 2Gth, Miss
Phoebe L. Orr and Palm B. Blanch
ett. Tlie bride is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Jake Orr, of near Walhalla,
and the groom is a son of Mrs. W. rA
Blanchett, Mr. Blanched is a vet
jeni?i of the World War, having seen
service overseas with the American
Expeditionary Forces. The young
couple will reside on Mr. Blanchott's
farm near Walhalla. They havo the
bos't wishes of a host of friends for
a long Hi- of happiness and pros
- Married at tho New Hopo Bap
tist parsonage, on Saturday evening,
Doc. 2r>th, nt (5 o'clock, Miss tussle
Smith and Wyatt Murphroo. '/The
bride is a daughter of Mr. id'Mrs.
Hampton Smith and the groom ls tho
eldost son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Murphree, all of the Wolf Stake sec
tion. Also, on Sunday, Doc. 26th, at
the same parsonage, Miss Clara Wil
son and Clarence Cater woro un I tod
In marriage. Rev. M. J. Stansel?, offl
I elated on both these occasions. Mrs.
: Cater Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
1 Matthew Wilson, of tho Wrdf Stako
Bec?lon, while Mr. Cater ls a son of
,j?r. and WS. \J. D. Cater. These two
? young couples have the best wishes
and congratulations of a host of
friends for a long, happy and pros-'
' porous Journey through life.
'^-Mrs. J. A. Cllnkscalos, of Starr,.
Anderson county, is spending the hol
idays in Walhalla wt flt her parents,
Mri and Mrs. T. A. Grant. Uer many
friends here are glad, to'meet her
- Affective Sunday, Jan. 2d, 1921,
(next Sunday) the trains on the Blue
Ridge road known as the 'motor
trains, and operating under tho num
bers 54, 55, 50 and 57, will be dis
continued between Anderson and
Walhalla. This information has boon
received in Walhalla and ls given out
as both olllclal and definite. Next Sun
day, therefore, will witness tho cur
tailment of train service on the Blue
Ridge, and the curtailment will ob
tain until such time as thc business
of the road may warrant a resump
tion o? the schedules that have been
In operation for some time past.
-Mrs. Lucy Staley (nee Wanner)
and E. H. Vance were married at
the home of Mrs. Sophie Ritter, in
Walhalla, last Thursday afternoon
at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Stt>l?y had been
visiting her aunt, Mrs. Ritter, for
Bomo time, and Mr. Staley came over
from his Alabama home to claim his
bride. They left on the afternoon
train for Seneca, where they boarded
a train for the home of the groom ir?
Alabama. Tho marriage of this cou
ple completes a romance of early
childhood. Shortly after the lato G.
Wanner moved to Georgia from Wnl
halllt Miss Lucy Wanner and Mr.
Vance became acquainted, they then
being little more than chlldron, but
an ardent friendship was the result
of their acquaintance, and they were
known as "sweethearts" by all their
friends. Several years passed, and tho
young man left his home town to go
Into business elsewhere, and the
young lady mot a Mr., Staley, who
wooed, won and wed her. A number
of years ago, however, Mr. Staley
died, and only recently the acquaint
ance of Mrs. Staley'and Mr. Vance
was renewed,culminating in the mar
riago here last Week at the home of
the bride's aunt. The Courier Joins
with many other friends of the bride
in extonding every good wish, and to
the groom hearty congratulations on
his good fortune.
-On Dec. 21st, nt 4 o'clock, Miss
Ada Duckworth and . E. Abbott
were married at the pp on ago of tho
First Baptist church ol wamalia. The
ceremony was porformed by Rev. L.
W. Langston and was witnessed by
a number of relativos and friends.
The bride is the eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Duckworth, of the
Coneross section. She ls a young wo
man of very attractive manners and
winning personality. She is a loader
of the social and religious life ci her
community. Mr. Abbott ls a son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Abbott, also of
Coneross. Ho Is a World War vet
eran, having seen many months ol
active service in - France. While 1?
tho army ho rapidly made manj
warm friends by his frank and genial
disposition. Immediately after tht
ceremony the wedding party went tc
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Duckworth
where a delicious and elaborate din
ner was served to tho party. The din
lng room was beautifully decorated
with holly. Tho dinner was Informa
and was enjoyed by a happy, Jolly anc
fun-loving party. Tho menu was suet
as only a prosperous Occfneo farrnor'i
wife could prepare. Mr. and Mrs
Abbott will be at homo to theil
friends on "Mr. Abbott's farm In th<
Coneross section. Their many friend
wish for them a long, prosperous an<
- During tho 26 years of its 1 i?>
the Paul Mayne Circle has been ver;
beautifully and at times elaborate!]
entertained, but nevor, un' l Dec. 2
has it bad a Christmas tr? Whei
the Circle members, with Mrs. Wal
lace, of Atlanta, Miss Rhodes an<
Miss Alice Strong as visitors, entorei
tho spacious parlor at tho home o
Miss Sallie Stribling, a Christina
tree, biassing with candles and spark
ling with snow, met tho admlrin
gaze. The tree was loaded with cand
and toys. After hnaring Mrs. .1. I!
Darby's splendid report of the sal
of Red Cross Christmas seals th
Circle decided to send a little chec
to the inmates of tho county home
The program for tho afternoon con
slated of unusually beautiful Chris!
mas records on the Edison-"Hoi
Night," "Ring Out tho Bells fo
Christmas" and "Tho Halleluja
Chorus." Mr?. .7. W. Boll read boat
tl fully selections from Dickem
Christmas Carol. Aftor this tho doo
suddenly openod and old Santa Clan
himself came in. Ho did what Saut
nlways does, giving choor and proi
ents to all, and thon a morry Chris
mas din nroso. A delightful swot
courso, with coff co, carrying out th
Christmas colors of tho troo wn
served. Throughout tho nf tomoo
Miss Stribling was assisted by Mr;
Marcus King, Mrs. W. L. Vorno
Hardware, Farm Implements,
' -? i ?mr--:? MIMI ? mm
Of the big stocks of STANDARD Merchandise that
we are offering, we can only mention a few items:
Sporting Goods, Various Chfislmas Goods, Silver
ware, Manicuring Sets, Cut Glass, Table and Pock?
Cutlery, Guns and Ammunition, Bicycles and Velocipd
"Diamond Edge and Keen Kutter" Tools?
If it's a Buggy, Wagon, Harness, Galvanized Roo
ing or Rubber Roofing, Farm Implements, Building'
Material, or most anything else you need, we have it.
Don't delay in buying your holiday goods4
Now is a good fime to buy a Majestic Range, Allei
Princess Range or a good Stove, New Perfection
See Us Before You Buy. ^
Whitmire-Marett Hardware Co.
C. W. PITCHFORD'S.
You will find a choice line of Merchandise
Suitable for useful Xmas presents-Motor Robes,
Motor Gloves, Kid Gloves, Sweat?rs, Blankets,
Ladies'Coats, Coat Suits and Dresses, Misses' Blue
Serge Middy Suits, Trunks and Suit Cases,
20 Per Cent Off on all
Goods except Groceries
C. W. Pitchford,
Walhalla, S. C.
Mrs. Witherspoon Wallace of Atlanta
and Misses Elizabeth and Tabitha
Strlbllng. During the afternoon lit
tle Anna Wallace made her debut In
-Orford Roberts, of Clemson Col
lege, and Charles Roberts, of Bailey
Institute, are spending the holidays
at tho home of Mrs. Sophie Ritter.
-Mrs. W. A. Grant and Miss An
ulo Strutton left last Sunday for
Birmingham, Ala., whoro they will
ho for a week or ten days visiting
-Mrs. N. L. Fant and daughter,
Miss Lillian, left this morning for
Anderson, whoro they will be for a
fow days visiting Mrs. Kant's mother,
Mrs. W. G. Smith, and brother, Kurtz
P, Smith, and family. I
-In making onto of the recent
marriage of Miss Rochester and Jack
Tow, wo wore misinformed ns to tho
parents of tho bride. These wore
given as Mr. and Mrs. 'Lawrence
Rochester, when they should have
boon Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Roches
-Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harper, of
Columbia, aro tho proud parents of
a little daughter, born on Wednesday,
Doc. 22d, at tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. L. Wilson, in Walhalla.
Mrs. Harpor, beforo her marraige,
was Miss Anule Wilson, youngest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. ti. Wil
-Wo will have a now financial in
stitution In our immodlato vicinity
nftor Saturday morning noxt, this
institution hoing tho Rank of West
Union, in our little sister town. Wo
wish for tho now enterprise a full
measure of success. John F. Craig,
of Walhalla, will bo actively In
charge of the banking business In
the capacity of cashier.
-Tho friends of Dr. and Mrs. W.
R. Craig will regret to know that
tholr infant daughter is still in a
very serious condition in a hospital
in Greenville where tho child was
takon for an operation. Since tho
socond operation that was performed
the child Improved for a time, but
later developments Indicate a ten
dency toward blood poison, and groat
uneasiness is felt for tho child. The
late reports Indicate slight improve
ment, but with conditions very gravo
indeed. We hope for oarly favorable
reports from the llttlo ono.
Rainfall ami Temperature.
Below is a record of motoorological
obsorvatlous taken by H. W. Brandt,
co-oporatlvo obsorvor of the Woathor
juneau of tho U. S. Department of
Agriculture, during tho wook ending
Doc. 26th. 1020. nt 7 p. m. (Tho
Instrumental readings aro from gov
ernment standard Instruments ex
posed in tho manner recommended
by the chief of the Weather Bureau):
Dec. 20-Clear. . . .
Doc. 21-Ptly cldy,
Doc. 22--Cloudy. . ,
Doc. 25- Clear. . .
Doc. 2G-Cloudy. .
Total rainfall .