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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
M U L
90 Head to ?
We have our big barm ft
good, fat Mules than you 1
long timc.t
We also can show you th
the Mississippi River, with
Mules. We can feed >a?d 1
hour's time a day witrnone
We solc? 95 Mules in Jan
be right.
C.W.&J.E,
WA1MAL
IT PAYS TFO Bl
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.I- HOME ?tKMONBTUAIrlON 4*
4? NOTES.
?j- ?j* ??. ??. ??? ?j. .j. .j- ?j. 4**.*}* ?*!. *?*
The following clubs .have been,
added to tho*) already published:
Sewing chib at Earle's Grove,
the .following members: Plnk4e Lee,
Bernice, Bertie and Bula Ables, Lil
lian Rice, Jennie Fay Kichey, Kief
fer and Ruby Whitfield., Janie Sim
mons and Thelma Graham.
Crooking Club at Bounty Land,,
with the following members: IdllnJ
. ??*rflertie W1l?Ktnsr~taifflcr^EMlfl??(iV?? \
Sara Marett, Eleanor, ??ladys and.
Mary Stone.
R-ubyo KOlly and Zebra White, of
tho'Zlon community, wiTl do garden,
work.
Tho West Tulon Sewlrrg Club met
on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
After the rollvall and minutes sev
eral new names were added to the
roll. Tho meeting was then turned
over to the Demonstration Agent,
who -gave n lesson on bug-making.
Tho -problem for the afternoon was
a handkerchief bng made by hand.
When this was finished flic lesson
for the next meeting was assigne,*!,
and the club adjourned.
Ethel L. CountB,
{County'Home Dem. Agent.
To tho Women of Oeonee.
The home demonstration work ie
rapidly ^becoming an integral part
of every rural organization, and i?j
generally the only organ Harough).
which Instruction itt on g the ^various*
lines which losen care and lighten1
the burdens and mstke for motte effi
cient work, in the 'homes and com
munities, le given. The County
Home Demonstration Agent is the
fonly paid worker in ?.ho field -who
?pends her entire time in the frrter
?88t of the ruraii women of our coun
try.
There is a slight misunderstand
ing in the minds of some of the peo
ple 'in tho counties na to the duties
and <iualiflcntions of a home d?m
onstration agent, lt ls not the inten
tion of any ono concerned to clnlm
that is tho best cook, tho best
gardenor, the best poultryman, etc.,
in her county S.ho lays no claims
to i these distinctions. However, she
is a scientifically trained woman,
V
MITCHELL
Westminst<
wish to announce th
SPRING MI
Thursday and Friday. ]
Our rVfillint
Carry the SJ
Miss Ramsey
ES!
select From.
ill of Good Mules-more
bave seen together in a
11
ie best Mtjfle Barn east -of ?
every facsSity for handling
water J 00 Mules in -one
man,
uary; so our prices must
. Bau knight,
?LA.. C.
JY FQto CASH.
who applies her k^iowitadge of sci
euee tx? the probl?me .of every^d-iij
life which confront, ewery ambitious
woman; for instance, il the bread
does .not rise, with her ^knowledge of
tb* JOtt'iject she casi wary easily ?ard
tho trouble.
The home demonstration agent is
not to specialist, toni ils (JIL woman osf
g?n>.uriJ training in home economics.
IkwHUir, she hst? atOiier command
a corps of trained tpecialists in ?nach
line, ffcrom whom :t?toe -lUHjy obtain jiuy
?nRoimitition she (dites mot" have mn
icWP??U^NnA?Brraii?ti?i?4i... ?j
Do you have amy 'problems In
Tour |<l?ome? Is your'kitchen arramg
'Bd to ?ave time anti ?energy? Woes
ymir 1 house w?rk: connmiie all -of
your'time? Do you pian your work
"systematically? Have- you any time
for rending and 1 recreation ? HR-VO
you a' household budget?
Does your butter 'command tn*
fees! -pMse?
Cnn you cull your 'flock of chick
ens und thus increase your profits?
VJO -you know how to make nttrac- |
tlve draperies for y?ur rcom at a1
smnTl expense?
De you know how to make youri
.grounds attractive--?vhat flowers'
and ?shrubs to plant, and when?
IK -your child otnder-wolgfcit? Do i
you know why? Do-you get Vita
mine?? Do you knew what they are?
Do you know when "silk is not
stllk"? 'When "wool*" is cotton?
Do you know why your cinnod
pea s, ?om and bean? spoil?
If no4f why not?
Your home demonstration ???ent
can help you with these and many
other pitoblenas. Get In ttoueta ?'Ith
her.
.Ctur? of Tluuslts.
Bdltor Keeweo (Courier:
To the kind -friends and neighbors^
who so freely gavo of their time to'
minister to the needs and comforts
of our dear Tittle don during 'his Ill
ness, and who so kindly extended
their sympathy and help when he
had passed to his reward, we -wish
to extend sincere thanks and express
our appreciation. May the Lord bless
each and every ono of these kind
friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rochester.
.Salem, ?. C.- (adv.)
& REEER,
;r. S. C.,
eir first display of
LLINERY,
Feb. 10th and 11th.
zry Will
ile Prices.
m
in Charge,
S
\S TO KX EMPTION KOA I) OCTY.
?opy of mil on this Subject is Sent
by Senator for Public Information .
We are Iii receipt of the follow
lng from Senator Mason: .. .;
A util ;
To amend an Act entitled "An act to
lix the commutation road tax for
Oconee county," approved Fcbru- <
ary..26, ?920, by providing for
exemptions therefrom.
Ho it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Stato of South Caro
lina:
Sec. 1. Amend an act entitled "An
act to fix the commutation road tax
for Oconee county, approved Keb.
26, 1920, by striding ou?t all of
Sec.. 1 of said act and Inserting in
lieu thereof tho folowing to be Sec.
1: "That all able-bodied male per
sons residing in Oconee county, be
tween tho ages of 21 and 50 years,
inclusive, shall each be liable for
the payment of' an annual commuta
tion road tax of two and fifty one
hundredths ($2.50) dollars, which
shall be due and payable between
the IR th day of October and the 15th
day of March of each and every year,
except ministers of the Gospel actu
ally in charge of congregations, per
sons permanently disabled lin th'e
military BCVVice of this State and Of
tho United States, and persons wno
.served in the late "war between tho
States: subool trustees, school tea'ch
ers actually engaged in teaching
school.anil all persons physically un
able to do manual labbr, and all per
sons residing within any corporate
city or town d? "said county: Pro
vided, that any "person claiming ex
emption from the provisions ot this
act on the ground <of physical disa
bility, where ?uch disability is not
apparent, shall he required to give
a certificate of disability from two
regular physicians: Provided, fur-,
thor, that in tho event of the failure
to pay same ?wTihln said dates or any
one liable therefor, he shaTl be guil
ty of a misdemeanor, and shall pay
a fine of not less than ten ($10.00)
dollars nor more than twenty ($20)
dollars, or'be^confined 'to *ithe public
works on the roads of Oconee coanV
ty for not moro than ten (10) days,;
Sec. 2, That all acts ."or parts ot !
-aetsV 1 h corostat?ti t:*hWe^?ttTar?*Tfi ?rr"S-fl
by repeale'd.
Sec. ,3. That this act shall take;
effect immediately upon -approval by'
the Governor.
Senator Mason also notes on the
margin, and requests us to publish,
that the time for payment of aTl
Stale and county taxes has been ex
tended to tho 1 5th day Of May. ThYs
does not mean that there will be no
extra cost to defered payments on
taxes now due. The usual per cent
will bc added to all tax payments
until the T5th day of May, after
which dato the taxes will go Invo
execution, the penalties added, and
.other costs of collection will be put
.on and collected In the usual man
ner. ,
Sf EWS NOTOS OF BOUNTY I AML
Many Mules on Road (Construction
Work Birfk-Sonic 'Have Died.
Bounty Land, Feb. 2S.-Special:
T.. L. Hix amd W. A. 'Rankin, osf
lawnville, w?re In the community a
sba rt while last we?k.
iSwift Marett, of HighhsndB, spent
the week-end at his home here.
Will M e.lu nit in and Jim Brown, <of
Sowth Union, were guests last week
in *5he home of >Ir. and Mira. Marona
McDonald. ( They were accompanied
by Mrs. Sam Rower, of Anderson,
who remained ter a few days' visit,
leaving Wednesday.
The Ladies' Missionary Society of
Rock Springs chtnrCh met with Mrs.
Julia JJ}. Shanklta at her home on
Sunday afternoon. Fob. 20, at 3
o'clock.
Mrs. Mattie Rankin Brown's many
friends will learn With sintere re
gret that ^sho has been confined >o
h**r bed for over a weo'k, seriously
il? of appendicitis. Wo aro glad to
report a, lavorablo change in her
condition, although her symptoms
to-Aay are not so encouraging. We
Join in the hopo for her early and
complete recovery. Mrs. Brown ls nt
tho home of her sister-in-law, Mrs
R. N. Rankin.
Mrs. Galloway and daughter-in
law, M?*s. Ethel Galloway, and th"!
latter's little daughter, Miss Kath
leen, of Elberton, Ga., and Mr. and
Mrs. Byrd Wyley und two children,
of Richland, were guests tho latter
part of the week at the homo of Mr.
ind Mrs. M. E. Marett .
Roy Garrison and sister, Miss May
harrison, and Mrs. ?usnn Duncan,
sf Walhalla, Route 2. woro guests
if their aiyits, Mrs. R. N. Rankin
ind Mrs. Mattie Brown, Sunday, 'ho
adios remaining for a fow days'
fisk.
Miss Louise Wright ls a victim of
numps. which seems to be a con
acion in tho Seneca school, sover.il
iasos having dovoloped rocen Uy.
Robert L. Davis, of Wananlsh. N.
3., was a lato guest of his parents,
dr. and Mrs. R M. Davis.
Miss Annie Harper, of Soneca,
vas ti week-end guest of Misses Lou
se and Virginia Wright.
A number of tho Richland ladles
milted two quilts last week and for
varded them ns a donation to tho
Armenian Relief Fund.
Will Coe, of Union, and Tom An
Xt?WS .NOTUS I HOM S KN KOA.
Washington's Birthday Occasion for'
ia 11 nppy Cuthering;*. I
Sineea, March I*--Special: Tho j
woolen ol' Un' Baptist church are
observing this week as a week ot*
prawp'r for home missions. The llrst
prajj^r service was held at the borne
of "Mrs. NV. J. Lunney. To-day ( Wed
nesday) it will be with Mrs. W. J.
8. The third and lust service
be held Friday afternoon with
King, lt is hoped that all the
woman of the church will attend
thesis-services, which are inspira
tional and beneilclal in every way.
T^-flo March meeting of the Wo
m a nts Missionary Society of the
Methodist church will bo held next I
Monday, afternoon at 4 o'clock with
Mrs'ijH. B. Hardy, at the parsonage.
The County Teachers' Association
mqiwhly meeting will be held in Sen
eca^jSohool auditorium next Satur
dayijTi-Miss Sheridan, the supervisor
of the domestic science department
of \nti Seneca school, will have her
classes engaged in serving templing
lunches to the teachers at a reason
able?/ price.
.One of the loveliest afternoon pur
tles mt the season for the early teen
age Ise.t was that given by Mrs. D.
P. -Tftomson for hep children, Dan
and/, para, on Washington's Birthday.
The 'sunlight was shut out by dark
ened;- "windows and the rich glow
from the many red shaded lights,
and ? wi tn the Stars and Stripes In
tho ^foreground as decorations, to
gether- "with numerous "bowls of
bright' spring flowers scattered here
and where on tho mantels and tables,
made,fibeautiful setting for this pa
triotic celebration. The scene was
compete in loveliness when the Col
onial "maidens assembled, in all their
qnti'Itit costumes, and one was al
ni oat made to believe this was In
the days ?T Martha Wash
Injjftifn. Tho boys were not in Colon
ial costume, but in every other re
sp^p^they had a full measure of fnn
elle. Tho young folk made
? In cutting down the cherry
nd In otlier games and con
jfLate In the afternoon the lu
sts wer? Invited Into the $ln
?. wiaclt. carjf^
^Wlor scheme in Ihe d?cora
tions? and the party table was really
a if^ng of beauty. A sweet course
was served, which was thoroughly
enjoyed. The place Cards were min
iature red hatchets with another re
minder of George Washington on the
handle with the words, "I did lt
with my little hatchet." Mrs. Thom
son was assisted both in lending the
games and in the dining room by
Misses Claru Heller and Helen Ram
sey.
Miss Rebocen Todd was nt home
to a few of her friends Tuesday evenr
lng al nn informal card parly. Ta
bles were -Twanged for eight. The
hours passed all too quickly, so very
pleasant were they. Cards were
later laid aside when the hostess
served delicious refreshments.
"Sand" at Blue Bldg?.
Walhalla, Rt. 1, March 1.-Spe
cial: On the evening of Friday, Feb
2fith, the Oconee Teachers' Normal
Class presented tho clever play en
titled "Sand" at tho Blue Ridge
school building. This delightful
comedy was staged in tho usual efn
clont way that marks all the work
of Miss Stribiing along the line that
she takes up.
The entire cast displayed marked
histrionic ability and seemed with
the roal spirit of the play. The young
teacher-students taking part in this
play are to be congratulated upon
this dual phase of their work-tho
demonstrated difficulties of teaching
for illiterate parents and the train
ing for tho entertainment feature of
their chosen work.
Members of the cast rondered
some splendid musical numbers be
tween acts, jnnd sovbrnd excellent
songs and recitations wcro given by
pupils of the school. A large crowd
enjoyed this charming event.
The State should officially recog
nize Miss Dial's subtle aid in the
campaign against illiteracy.
Scientists say that our skulls are
getting thinner because our brains
are getting bigger. '
dorson, of Greenville, were in the
vicinity recently, the former visiting
his mother, Mrs Sallie H. Coe, and
brother, Hayden Coe, and tho latter
his aunt, Mrs. S. N. Hughs.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ballenger,
of Greenville, are receiving congrat
ulations on the recent arrival of a
little daughter In thoir homo.
Bert Campbell and two children,
of Seneca, and Milton Nicholson,
principal of-. Karie's Grove school,
were in the community a short while
the first of the weok.
Quite a munhor of tho mules used
In tho highway construction work
liavo beon afflicted with "mud fever"
ind throe have died from tho con
tagion recently. About 15 or 20
invo beon under treatment of a vot
nrinarlan in "Seneca. Wo sincerely
lope tho diBeaso will not provo In?
'ectlous over tho highway, as its
?aturo seems communicable.
Mrs. Jack Elliott and Mrs. Bright
,owry. of Senoca, woro in tho com
nunity a short wh.Ho Sunday,
... Lubricati
-IN QUANTITIES AT
A OAR HOAD OF LU Hill CATI
TRACTORS AND STATION A HY
TV ami SIXTY-GALLON CONTA
I AM GOING TO SELL THIS ?
MY PRICE WILL SAVE YOU 1'
T11E GALLON? 1V Tl I ER E WA ti
SHOULD SAVE YOUR MONEY
YOUR OIL IN LARGER QUANT
DIFFERENCE ?
TRACTOR OWNERS SHOULD
DARREL OFFER BEFORE PLC
ONE IX)T OIL-ESPECIALLY
SON TRACTOR.
I STILL HAVE A FEW MARI
TER GET YOURS.
Arthur
Walhall
THE MARCH TERM OF COURT.
Gcnorol Sessions will Convene Here
Next Monday for Ono Week.
The Court of General Sessions will
convene in Walhalla next Monday,
and there is one week allotted to
this branch of the March term.
Judge Thos S. Sense will bo the
presiding Judge.
On the 28th of March the Com
mon Pleas branch of the March term
will be convened hore, and over this
session Judge Sense will also pre
side. There are two weeks allotted
; to the civil branch of the March
. term, but lt ls not known whether
the full timo will be required to
? transact th? business, of the session
There are fairly full dockets for
! both branches of the March term,
' but the trial of criminal cases nnd
the hearing of civil cases is always
, dependent upon circumstances, and
not infrequently our terms of court
. at times when there have been large
! dockets hnvo turned out to bo very
short sessions.
(.rand Jurors.
Following are the names of tho 18
men who will compose the grand
jury, the six hold-over Jurors being
designated by an asterisk (*) after
the name:
?. Alexander, J. Fred.
2. Brown, Arthur.
3. Clark, J. M. V. *
4. Collins, S. H.
5. Cobb, W. R. *
6. Cowan, W. S. *
7. Craig, Robt. A.
8. Farr, J. E.
9. Green, P. L.
10. Hunt, T. R. *
11. Jones, B. T. ?
12. Keaton, J. A. .
13. Lee, B. M.
14. Morris, E. B.
15. Nichols, R. A.
16. Nimmons, T. R.
17. McLees, E. F. .
18. Peay, J. R.
Petit Jurors.
For the first week of Court, which
will convene next Monday, March 7,
the following gentlemen were drawn
nnd will be required to servo ono
woek, the first week of the March
term to be devoted to tho trial of
criminal cases only:
1. Alexander, T. L" Westminster,
R. F. D.
2. .Harron, E. M., Seneca.
3. Drown, C. K" West Union.
4. Dearden. M. A., Westminster.
f>. Clark, R. K., West Union, Rt. 1
0 Cleland, J. R" Westminster.
7. Dicknrd, J. E., Walhalla, Rt. 3.
8. Dillard, J. L., Newry.
9. Dllworth, J. v., Westminster.
10. Duke, H. IL, Madison.
11. Ellison, C. H., Seneca.
12. Farmer, R. P., Walhalla.
13. Griffin, J. A., Walhalla.
14. Harden, J. L., Westminster,
R. F. D.
15. Haynes, W. F., Walhalla, R.
F. I). 1.
lfi. Hoaton, Jns., Walhalla Rt. 3.
17. Holly, T. W., . Westminster.
18. Johns, F. A., Westminster.
19. King, Jesse, Westminster, R.
F. D. 4.
20. LnBoon, W. L., Westminster, i
21. Lnwloss, J. S., Westminster,
R. F. D.
22. Leathers. S. L., Westminster.
23. Leo, F. B., Long Crook.
ino Oils J
IMG REDUCTION.
sa OIL von AUTOMOBILES,
ENGINES-IN FIVE, THIR
INHRS.
)IIi AT WHOLESALE THICKS.
"HOM 25 TO 50 CK NTS ON
KVHlt A TIMK WU KN YOU
IT IS NOW. WHY NOT BUY
TIT KS AND POCKET THE.
? TAKE ADVANTAGE OK THIS
?W TIME.
HEAVY-FOR THE FORD
UN DITCHERS LEFT. BET
Brown,
a, 5. C.
D.
24. Lee, Mitchell, Westminster..
25. McClain, W. B., Westminster.
26. McMahan, A. A., Seneca, R.E.
27. Meares, W. E., Westminster,
R. P. D.
28. Moody, J. M., Walhalla..
29. Murphree, W. I., Salem..
30. Nimmone, R. K., Seneca*. >!
31. Patterson, J. W., Fair Play.
32. Sanders, J. R., Seneca.
33. Shook, J. S., Walhalla, R.F.D.
34. Smith, S. W., Seneca Rt.. 1
35. Weldon, G. W" Westminster.
36. Zachary, J. R., Jr., Seneca..
.I? -I* -I* *I- kI" -I* *I* "I* *I* .* *.!?..*
.U COUNTY AGENT*? WOTKS. -
?I' *I* -1* -I* -I" -I* ?!...!" *I* 'fr "fr
On Saturday, March 5, there will
I bo two contral meetings whore crop
problems for 1921 will bo discussed:
-one nt Walhalla, at 11 a. m., lu
tho Court House, and tho other at
Westminster, at 2.30 p. m., in tho
hall over T. C. Podon's. Everybody/
is invited.
On Wednesday, March 2, there will
be a demonstration In running the
broad cultivated terrace, at Fair
Play, at 3 p. m., and a crop meet
ing at 7.30 p. m. in the school house.
On Thursday, March 3, all bee
keepers of tho county ure requested
to bring list of supplies needed and
I attend the meeting at tho Seneca
Chamber of Commerce Hall at 1
o'clock p. m. Prices will be given,
by J. Wade Dickson, president of; the-.*,
association.
On Monday, March 7t{& there will -
be a crop problem meeting at Re-.
treat No. 1. school house at 7.30 p..
m. Geo. R. Briggs-, .)
County Agent. *
FARM LOAN ACT IS DECLARED
Constitutional by tho United States.
Supreme Courts
The Federal Farm Loan Act waa
held to bo constitutional last Mont
day by the Supreme Court.. This is
the act under which land." banks wore .
established to extend loans* to farm
ors.
Millions of dollars in loans ta the -
farmers of the country have boen,
held up pending a docision of the
court in this case.
The Court, in sustaining Federal'
Court docreoB dismising injunction
proceedings, hold that Congress had
tho authority to exempt tho bonds,
of the bank from taxation. On the-,
final hoarlng tho court was divided
six to two. Tho Supr?me Court'?
decision will permit tho banks to go
ahead with the salo of their bond?
on tho market.
Farm loans aggregating moro than
$50,000,000 have boon held up Hinco.
May, 1920, as a result of tho auiV.
that was brought to test tho ?a.IMtt'tiF
of tho act. Officials, however, placed
the total amount of loans to farmers,
hold In aboyance by tho ault at very/
many tlmop $50,000,000. The farra
Loan Board reported that $192,897,
000 had boon advanced to 75,384
farmers, and that applications from
179,734 persons then pending to
talled $471,000,000.
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