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"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FALLOW AS THE MCHffi
By Steck, Shclur HugliM & Shclor.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNj
$ J 0.00 and $12.00 Grey Shoes only , . . $5,00
$2.50,V$3.00> $3.50 and $4.00 Shirts only ? .. $2.00
$1.50 Men's and Boys' Caps only .... $1.00
Best Dress Ginghams only.25c.
LADIES' SWEATERS AT LESS THAN COST*
See our bargain counters and windows.
A good Boy's Cap at 50c. j
C. W. 8t J. E. Bau knight,
WALHALLA. S. C.
IT PAY8 TO BUY FOR CASH.
Highest Market Price Paid for Cotton.
Also have ample warehouse facilities for
storing cotton. See me if you want to
cither sell or store.
Office in Moss ot Ansel's Store.
BAYLIS W. H,
GRANTS TO BE GIVEN HEARING
At Westminster, liefere Magistrate
Dillard on Friday of This Week.
Last Friday afternoon Soclictor L.
W. Harris announced that a prelimi
nary hearing in the case of James
Grant and his son, Otto, who were
arrested shortly after tho disinter
ring of the body of Mrs. Jane Grant,
of Fair Play, and who have since
that time been held In the Jail here
at Walhalla, charged with the mur
der of Mrs. Grant, will be held before
Magistrate Dillard at Westminster
on Friday of this week, the 14th.
Mrs. Grant came to her death, lt
was supposed, as a result of having
jumped from her husband's automo
bile while running at considerable
speed, the tragedy occurring on Oct.
23, 1920. An exhuming of the body
for post mortem examination was or
dered by Solicitor Harris, and this
took place on Dec. 28 of last year,
the examination being made by Drs.
13. F. Sloan and J. W. Wickliffe, of
Walhalla and West Union, respect
ively. Their report showed that Mrs.
Grant came to her death from a frac
ture of the base of the skull, about
six inches from the entry of the spi
nal cord into the brain. The physici
ans mnde the statement that the
wound which caused the death of
Mrs. Grant could "have been caused
by an occupant of the car in which
sho was riding if a specially prepared
instrument had been used. However,
they corroborated the statement of
(ho coroner's Jury that Mrs. Grant
came to her death as the result of
having Jumped from the moving au
tomobile, which caused a fracture of
Statements at the inquest were to
the effoct Hutt Mrs. Grant and her
husband and two children wore In
tho car on tho afternoon of the 23d
of October, which wa** the day of
the lady's death; that a quarrel be
tween Mrs. Grant and ber husband
started whllo they were in the car on
their way to Fair Play, and as a re
sult of this quarrel Mrs. Grant jump
ed over the door of tho car and fell
to tho ground while the car was In
motion and at considerable speed.
Tho coroner's jury found a verdict
to tho effect that Mrs. Grant came to I
her death from Jumping from tho
moving car with suicidal intent.
Rumors of various kinds became .
current shortly after the fatal acci
dent, or whatever it was, and upon
one of these rumors, to the effect
that .lames Grant was Implicated in
the death of his wife, both Grant and
his son were arrested after the ex
huming of the body and the report
of the physicians. They were held
in tho Jail at Walhalla for several
days, and last Saturday were re
leased on bail in the sum of $1,000
each, conditioned on thoir appear
ance beforo Magistrate Dillard at
Westminster on 'Friday of this week,
Jan. 14th. Tho case has created no
small interest locally, and tho out
come of the preliminary this week
is being talked of no little In various
THE WAIJTERBORO POST OFFICE
Hobbed by Yeggs-Safe Blown Open
and Valuables Gathered In.
Walterboro, S. C., Jan. 9.-Yegg
men blew open the safe of the Wal
terboro post office at an carly hour
this morning and secured considera
ble booty in the shape of money,
stamps and registered mail, lt is not
known just the amount secured hy
tho yeggs, but it will reach into the
hundreds of dollars. Fortunately they
did not enter the strong box of the
safe, whero most of the valuables of
the office are kept. Entrance was ef
fected through the front door of the
building, hut the back door was
found wide open when the robbery
The yeggmen were evidently pro
fessionals. Hbo safe door was com
pletely wrecked. A cake of soap and
some wrenches and filos were left
scattered about. Some residents of
the neighborhood hoard the explo
sion about 2 o'clock, but thought
nothing of it, as there has been so
much shooting and fireworks during
and since tho holidays. It seems that
there were two explosions, and that
they were about ten or fifteen min
Postmaster C. D. C. Adams has no
tified the authorities and is awaiting
thc arrival of an Inspector. Tho yegg
m loft absolutely no traeos behind
thom. Among tho registered pock
ages taken were ".wo for tho First
Nntlonal Dank from tho Federal Ito
servo Hank containing $2i>0 in Lib
This ls Ibo second limo tho Wal
SENECA WOMAN'S CI/UH UFA KS
Splendid Talk by Minister on Subject
of Obedience to Law,
Seneca, Jan. ll.-Special: Mrs.
L. W. Vernor will bo hostess to tho
D. A. R. chapter next Wednesday af
ternoon. This being tho llrst meeting
of the chapter in the new year, lt ls
hoped that the attendance will be
full tn order to transact business
matters that may be brought before
At the Sunday morning services at
11.15 o'clock, in the Methodist
church, the Sacrament of the Lord's
.Supper will be administered.
Mrs. Rob Kay and Miss Jessie
Lawrence spent the week-end in
Greenwood with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Lawrence.
After spending the holiday season
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. K.
Dendy, S. Wilkes Dendy, field sec
retary for Christian Endeavor for
South Carolina, /Florida and Ala
bama, left the latter part of the past
week for Florida, where he expects
to remain for six weeks.
The first meeting of the Once-a
Week Club in the new year was hold
Thursday afternoon last. Mrs. W. J.
Lunney was the hostess. After roll
call, the reading of the minutes and
tho business of the day were dis
posed of, Mrs. Hines, president of the
club, Introduced Rev. J. W. 'Willis,
who had been Invited to address the
club on the subject, "The Stato'B
Greatest Needs." Our greatest need,
he said, ls for a civic association that
makes for graeter respect for the
law, and that respect for the law
should and must begin in the homes.
The influence of the parents and pro
per training In the home demand Of
the children obedience. As they grow,
up to manhood and womanhood they'
will then respect the municipal, tb*?,
these laws violated dblly, he said,
I yet the Christian people tolerate the
'.ditton. Our cities are often bet
ter governed than our homes, but we
should train the children in tho
homes to have proper respect for au
thority and inculcate In them princi
ples of obedience. Then will follow
respect for law and order In* muni
cipal and State government. The
only regret felt by the members of
the club was that every citizen of
Seneca did not hear this splendid ad
dress, and all be governed by the
suggestion he made where our State
as well as all other States could he
made better. During the social hour
the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Dendy,
served a salad course, with coffee,
followed by sweets.
Mrs. J. P. Coates gave a number
of the junior social sot a happy time
when she entertained her Sunday
school class and a dozen or two of
their friends at her home Friday
evening. Games of various kinds
were played and a good time in gen
eral was had. Later in the evening
refreshments wore served. Tho hos
tess was assisted by Miss Margie Hol
land In entertaining the happy party
of young folks.
Four Escape from Jail.
Florence, S. C., Jan. D.-After saw
ing his way through two sets of bars,
Fred Lawson, recently arrested In
Charleston and brought hore for
tr'nl, made his escape from the coun
ty <ail hero to-night about 0 o'clock.
Three negro prisoners, ono chai ged
with murder and tho others with
burglary, made their get-away at tho
Lawson was arrested In Charles
ton recently on a charge of breaking
into several stores at Poston, this
county. Ho was In tho oct of mar
keting stolen property at the timo of
Tho manner employed by the fugi
tive in securing the saw which gain
ed him liberty ls a mystery to tho
authorities. Ho sawed his way
through tho bars of tho coll and
gained entrance to tho hallway from
which ho made his ,wny to tho open
by cutting away the window bars.
Thc tocal authorities aro scouring
the city to-night in an effort to find
tho escaped men.
Galileo discovered the starry na
ture of thc Milky Way.
terboro post pince has been robbed,
the other time having boon in Janu
I'M YOUR MA
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land anywhere on
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RBDPRT GENUINE ENTHUSIASM
??I to Acreage Reduction and
'roiig Resolutions Passed.
Columbia, Jan. 10-Officials of the
Souin Carolina Division of the Amer
lcaif?Cotton Association say that no
mora ? enthusiastic meetings for any
purpose were ever held in the State
than' the cotton acreage reduction
meetings held in practically every
county last week, and tell of large
courj) hmse crowds enthusiastically
and 'unrtiimously adopting the reso
lutions br a reduction of 50 per cent
Sin ;th? ^otton acreage this year. In
"rMiYery instance pledges to re
all /fh| attendance.
"Tlie cotton acreage reduction
campaign has gotten away to a splen
did sjart in South Carolina," said
President H. C. Hamer, of the South
Carolina Division, last night. "They
are determined that South Carolina
shall not contribute to the bank
ruptcy of tho South by planting a
large cotton crop this year."
In many of the counties resolutions
were adopted calling on tho bank
ers to refuse credit to farmers who
do not reduco tho 50 per cent re
quested. Typical of these resolutions
was the ono passed at the Green
wood meeting, Introduced by W. C.
Harrison, a well-known farmer of
Greonwood county. This resolution
reads as follows:
"Resolvod, That this meeting re
quests tho bankers not to lend any
money for any purpose whatsoever
to any person who will not agree to
plant only one-third of his cultivated
land on a bards of 1920 in cotton,
and that all notes be written with
this clause, and upon violation to be
come duo and,payable on demand."
The Sumter county meeting adopt
ed a resolution similar in tone to the
above, and wont even further by
adopting the following:
"That a committee be appointed
by thia meeting to confer with the
legislative delegation from Sumter
county in roforonce to having them
try and pass a law at the ensuing ses
sion of tho Legislature making it a
misdemeanor for any purpose of ob
taining advances agreeing not to
plint more than one-third of his land
in 1921 in cotton, and thereafter vio
lating said pledge."
President's Condition Gratifying.
Washington, Jan. 10.- Dr. Francis
X. Dnrcum, the Philadelphia neurol
ogist, who was called in for consul
tation during tho early stages of the
illnesi/ of President Wilson, visited
the White House yesterday for the
first time in two months and spent
some time with Hoar Admiral Cary
T. Grayson, tho President's personal
Dr. Grayson said that no signifi
cance was attached to Dr. Dorcum's
visit, lt merely being made, he said,
in accordance with the agreement
reached several months ago that the
Philadelphia specialist should come
to Washington occasionally for con
Dr. Dercurn was said by Dr. Gray
son to have expressed himself as
"immensely gratified" over the con
dition of'tho Prosldent.
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Big Hcc- Da y at Seneca.
VVednesday, Jan. 19th, at Ila. m.,
in the Chamber of Commerce Hall,
j at Seneca, C. P. Dadant, one of the
leading bee-keepers of tho United
States, will address the people of
Oconee county who are interested in
Mr. Dadant is one of the leading
lights in the bee world, and this high
ly successful bee-keeper from the
North should be heard by large num
bers of people. Prof. Conradl, pf
Clemson, was instrumental in getting
Mr. Dadant to pay a visit te^ihis
State, and Seneca and Ocono?ra|bul&
dartt has*>nade mon?y keepjyTFWJPJI
and his ideas should bo most valus?
A large attendance is expected at
About Making Compost.
Numerous inquiries have been re
ceived in regard to the manner of
composting cotton seed, and Prof.
Blackwell, agronomist, recommends
tho following procedure:
"One of the best ways is to start
a bed about eight to ten feet wide
by throwing up a layer of dirt. Dig
a trench around it to prevent water
from running in it. Make the bed as
long as necessary.
"Start off by putting down a layer
of cotton seed, then a layer of leaves,
then a layer of acid phosphato and
layer of manure. Be sure to get
enough manure to cause the organic
matter-that is, the cotton seed, the
leaves and litter-to heat and fer
ment, as this is important.
The amount bf acid phosphate used
with the manure varies, but usually
200 to 300 pounds of acid is used
with each ton of manure. These lay
ers can be continued as high ns it is
convenient to make them.
It is important to cover the com
post pile with a layer of soil three
or four Inches deep, as this is for tho
purpose of absorbing the gases lib
erated. It is usually best to throw
up a shed or cover over this to pre
vent a heavy rain from washing.
Orchard Owners, Attention!
Orchard owners living in and
around Walhalla, owning from ten
trees on up, aro urged to attend a
meeting to bo held at the school
house on Friday night, Jan. 14, at
At this meeting nn organization
will be formed for the purposo of
having proper attention given to all
matters of pruning and spraying for
the members of tho association. Pro
per tools will bo bought co-opora
tively for pruning and spraying and
a young man appointed to ho trained
by tho County Agent and tho agri
cultural teacher, Mr. Cox. Thle
young man will be trained and will
uso the tools of tho association for
the caro of their orchards.
?co. R. Briggs, County Agent.
Within tho past B?X months Ger
many has delivorod to 'Franco and
.Belgium a total of 30,000 horses,
125,000 aheop, 90,000 cattle, includ
ing 30,000 calves.
ON THE SPOT.
JLING any time
s cheaper to move
stud much quicker.
;h to move 5 miles
quicker than any
Al ?II KA L MCCUIJIA' RETURNING.
Klings Hack Seven Russian Orphans,
Whom lie Will Adopt.
(Anderson Mail, Jan. 8.)
Mrs. Carrie Fretwell McCully re
ceived a telegram to-day from her
son, Admiral McCully, stating that
the Admiral and his family of adopt
ed Russian children will arrive itt
Mrs. McCully has received a tele
gram from the New York World, re
questing a photograph of herself and
grand-daughter, Miss Vina Norwood
Patrick, who Will take charge of the
"There aro hundreds and thous-*
ands of orphans in percisely tho same
situation as these whom I brought
with me. Thoy are living seven and
twelve in one room, sleeping on pal
lets on tho floor, frequently in un
Asked whether he had documen
tary proof of his authority to bring
tho children out of South Russia, Ad
miral McCully said he had a stack
of documents four Inches thick These
he took with him to tho Department
of Labor, but the immigration offi
cials would not even look at them.
First he had the general approval of
Con. Wrangel to bring nil of them.
Then he had the approval of local
councils, and finally, where parents
aro living, he received their formal
'If the laws governing adoption
will permit me to do so, I shall le
gally adopt them all," said Admiral
McCully. "In any evont, I shall pro
vide a home for them and educate
them. I want them to learn English
and American ways, but to preserve
all that is good of their Russian ways,
and I may say that thero aro many
beautiful things in the Russian ways.
,It is my purpose to provide for the
children until they aro able to take
care of themselves, Just as If they
were my own. Already I have prom
ised to take them hack to Russia
some time, when I cnn get sufficient
leave, and after they have learned
English. Should any of them desire
to romain there after the visit they:
will be permitted to do so."
Admiral McCully said tho collier
Rampapo touched nt Brest, Franco,
en route from Constantinople, and he
outfitted his wards there, so at pres
ent they are wearing mostly Fronch
clothes. All the youngsters stood tho
Furoinn, of Forman, Found.
.Greenville, S. C., Jan. 10.-Rich
ard Furman, 2 1 years of ago, a soph
omore student of Furman University,
who was reported yesterday to havo
boon missing since he left tho collogo
on Dec. 22, has been located, lils
mothor, who lives In the country, 12
miles from Maysvillo, Sumter county,
has roceived doflnite Information as
to tho fact that her son enlisted In
tho navy at the Columbia recruiting
station before Christmas and was
sont at onco to n station In tho north,
according to a telegraphic dispatch
to tho Piedmont, of this city, to-day
from a Sumter paper.