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Our Fish Guano Will Pay You from 3001 to 5001
On What lt Costs You.
Anderson Phosphate <& Oil Company,
H-14. W. F. FARMER, SECRETARY.
IIA Y X IO CIRCLE EXIT) RTA IN Kl).
Mrs. ,las. Darby was Hostess-Tho
Next .Mooting April First.
Mrs. .lames H. Darby was hostess
to the Paul Hayne Circle. Walhalla s
literary club, at its regular meeting
on 'March ISth. Interesting articles
were read by Misses Strlblillg and
.Strong and Mrs. Hell.
Mrs. I.. M. Brown was elected by
the Circle as delegate lo the Federa
tion of Women's Clubs, which will
meet this year at Camden, and Mrs.
.1. H. S. Dendy, the president, ap
pointed Mrs. .las. Darby as her alter
During tlie social hour which fol
lowed the adjournment of the club,
the hostess entertained her guests
with a guessing contest, trying to
guess tho correct number of seeds
in a grape-fruit and orange. Miss
st.rong was awarded a lovely fia med
picture for having made tho nearest
correct guess as to the number of
seeds In the grape-fruit, and Mrs.
Dendy received a lovely mayonnaise
set for the nearest guess as to the
number of seed in the orange.
Mrs. Darby, assisted by her sis
ters, Mrs. J. W. Bell and Miss Eloise
Strother, served n delicious sal nd
course, with Iced tea;
The club waa pleased io linv HS
Its c ost. Mrs Shaw ?I Philadelphia,
Give Sick, Bilious Child
"California Fig Syrup"
"California Syrup of Figs" is the
best, "laxative physic" to give to a
sick, feverish child who is bilious or
constipated. Directions for babies
and children on bottle. They love its
fruity taste. Beware! Say "Califor
nia" or you may not get the genuino
recommended by physicians for over
thirty years. Don't risk injuring your
child's tender stomach, liver and
bowels by accepting an imitation Hg
syrup. Insist upon "California."-ad
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Sweet Potato Storage House
All those who are tn closest touch
with the situation foresee tho urgent
necessity of reducing cotton acreage
if tho South is to ever get on her feot
again. There ls no doubt about ?he
reduction being necessary. What ls
troubling some farmers who have
grown all their food and feedstuffs
ls the question of what to plant for
money besides cotton.
While it would be foolish for all
to abandon all cotton for the produc
tion of sweet potatoes, still there is
room for some three or more good
sized potato curing and storage
houses in tho county. This would
give an outlet for an acre or two of
potatoes here and there, grown for
An expert will bo present at three
meetings to be held in tho county,
where the growing, curing and mar
keting of sweet potatoes will be dis
cussed in detail. Those Interested
are urged to be present at the near
est meeting. Meetings will be held
Friday, April 1st, at ii p. m., in the
Court House at Walhalla; Saturday,
April 2d, at t 1 a. m.. In tho ball over
Peden s store, Westminster; and at
2.30 p. m., on the same date, In the
Chamber of Commerce hall at Sen
eca, (?eo. H. Hrlggs,
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablet? remove the
cause. There I? only one "Bromo Quinine." E.W.
GROVE'S signature on the box. 30c.
Lake Salina, in Finland, is com
posed of 100 largo and countless
S. C. IS 177,103 HALES AHEAD
Of 1010 Crop-Ocoiico (Shined 507
Hales Moro in 1020 than in HMD.
Tile Census 'Bureau, as o? dato
March 2 1st. announces the compara
tive ginning tlgures for the stale of
South Carolin.i, by counties, for the
years of 1920 and 1919. The quan
tities are in running bales, round
bales being counted as half bales,
and linters are not included in the
ligures: 1920. 191H
Abbeville .... 33,939 27,324
Aiken . 44,197 40.703
Allendale .... 13,61 I 20.206
Anderson .... 86.9S7 82,91 :?
Hainberg .... 21,147 24.639
Harnwell .... 2 S, 4 0 6 30.5;T?9
Beaufort .... 337 2.2:i2
Her kelcy . .. S.9 10 10?956
Calhoun . . . . 13,401 34,960 j
Charleston ... 1,422 S.723 j
Cherokee .... 20.5S9 1 t?. 7 S S :
Chester. 37,538 31,4801
Chesterfield .. 4 1,362 36,391 j
Clarendon .... 49,554 39,221
Colleton .. .. 6,869 12,543'I
Darlington ... 58,797 42,946!
Dillon. 45,544 42,791 I
[ Dorchester .. 10,028 15,373 I
Edgefield .... 25,699 23,939 1
Fnirfletd . 30,677 nn 379 1
Florence .. 48,038 l#,6.4?,l
Georgetown . I, !.".*. .",003 j
Creon ville . . . 52,904 53?? SO
? , .V- ? i ii .'?
I i reen wood ... 11,0 5? .,. !
Hampton .... 7.156 10.692
Morry. 12,348 9,530
Jasper. 923 2,025
Kershaw .. .. 42,259 30,199
Lancaster ... 26,196 23,9 19
Laurens . . . . 64,6 1 1 5n.303
Lee. 5 5.3 55 I 1,485
Lexington . .. 35,912 92,723
McCormick .. 16,416 16,955
Marion. 23,649 19.175
Marlboro .... 7S.079 SO,569
Newberry .... 47,020 33,790
Oconce. 25,203 24,423
Orangeburg . . 98,692 S7.939
Piekens. 22,805 2.r?,i36
Richland .... 37,464 26,4 17
Saluda . 31,296 24,927
Spartanburg .. S7.1 27 80,989
Sumter . 63,578 46,615
Union . 25,251 19,206
Williamsburg . 35,133 26,963
York . 64,589 4 5,569
Total .. ..1,639,470 1,462,277
DODSON'S LIVER TONE
INSTEAD OF CALOMEL.
Calomel is quicksilver. It attacks
tho bones and paralyzes the liver.
Your dealer ?ells each bottle of
pleasant, harmless "Dodson's Liver
Tone" under an Ironclad, money
back guarantee that it will regulate
thc liver, stomach and bowels better
than calomel, without sickening or
salivating you-15 million bottles
KORMEIl CAPTAIN IS NOW HELD
Charged with Causing the Death of
Major Cronk h i tc
New York, March 2 4. - Robert
Ko.senbluth, a former captain of the
2 13th regiment of engineers, was ar
rested hero to-night on a charge of
murder in connection with the death
of Major Alexander P. Cronkhite at
(-amp Lewis, Washington, on Oct.
Koscnhluth, who is said to be an
expert on transportation, was taken
into custody In the Civic Club by
agents of the Department of Justice.
Tho warrant for arrest charged that
he shot or caused the slain officer to
After Ko.senbluth returned from
overseas he became an instructor, at
Camp Forest, Wash., where ho met
Major Cronkhite. both being later
transferred to Camp Lewis. On Jan.
8, 1919. Rosenblnth \v?is honorably
discharged from the anny. After
wards he went to Europe and Sibe
ria, gathering data on grain systems
there, lt was said.
Last Saturday Roland R. Pothier,
EL1X>REE SUFFERS HEAVY LOSS
By Fire-Six Buildings und Merch
andise Consumed by Flames.
Elloreo. March 23.-Fire destroy
ed six building* and merchandise
here early this morning. The esti
mated damage is $50,000, partly
covered by insurance. The Uro was
discovered about 5 o'clock, and he
fore assistance could he rendered ibo
lire obtained a headway. The Or
angeburg tire department was called,
but arrived too late to be of much
service, although it responded at
W .Hubenstein is said to be the
heaviest loser, as he bad a stock of
about $2.",ooo in value, and had hut
$S,000 insurance. The First Na
tional Rank was badly damaged, bul
its loss was partly covered by insur
ance. M. F. Stack, a young mer
chant who bad just opened for busi
ness about six months ago, was com
pletely burned out. bis loss being in
the neighborhood of $2,500, and he
carried insurance of $1,000. The
Stack Company suffered damage
lb? Qulnlns That Does Not ?fftet the Head
Because o? it? tonic and laxative effect ' AXA
TlVIt BROMO ' !NK is ?icttertnni?.. .?aiy
Quinine nid .. no . Hist nervo is.: .? nor
HueinK ia I ci Ht i ie ..:>?.? the tull Wk .? Mia
look lor - . signature il Ki W. GilOV)-. 3'jc.
President to Head ?'avad?.
New York, March 2 I.-President
Harding will head a parade of Latin
American diplomats and other nota
bles up Fifth Avenue on the after
noon of April 19, in connection with
the unveiling in Central Park of an
equestrian statue of Simon Bolivar,
famous South American soldier and
statesman, presented to the city by
the government of Venezuela.
On the same day official ceremo
nies will be conducted in Caracas,
the Venezuelan capital, in which two
parks in that city will be christoned
Washington and Clay parks, in honor
of George Washington and Henry
Clay, and a street will, he named
Washington avenue. These ceremo
nies will carry out a recent govern
ment decree, which declared that "it
ls tho duty of nations to perpetuate
the memory of great men."
The Poo cottage, where Edgar Al
lan Poo penned many of his famed
verses, and where his wife, Virginia,
died in .poverty, is doomed. Unless
$2,050 is raised, the tiny wooden
dwelling where he penned "Annabel
Lee," "The Rnven," "The Hells" and
many more of his world-famous
verses, will pass Into oblivion.
Andrew Galil, a Swedish botanist,
first brought -the dahlia into cultiva
of Central Falls, R. [., formerly an
army sergeant, was arrested in Prov
idence, R. I., and admitted that he
had killed Major Cronkhite. Ho was
arraigned before a Federal commis
sioner and a plea of guilty of tho
charge of involuntary manslaughter
Porthier was charged with man
slaughter in a formal complaint flied
yesterday in Seattle, Wash.. i>y Uni
ted States District Attorney Saund
ers, at the request of Federal author
ities in Providence. Ho will he taken
to Tacoma, where evidence said to
be In possession of Mr. Saunders
connecting him with (ho shooting
will he presented to a Federal grand
Federal authorities state that Po
tbier claims to have shot Major
Cronkhite accidentally while clean
ing a pistol.
Mr?, Crandall (Iowa) Tells How Sha
Stopped Chicken Losses
"hast spring, rats killed all our baby chicks. Wbh
I'd known about Kat-Snap before. With just ono
large package wc killed swarms ol rats. They won t
get this year'? hatches. I'll bet." Rat-Snip ?aguar?
nuked and sells for 35c. 65c. $1.25.
Sold and guaranteed by
Barton's Drug Store,
Whitinirc-Murelt Hardware Co.
GREAT SHU* WAS LAUNCHER.
Supcrdrcndnaught Colorado Took to
Water at Camden, N. J.
Camden, N. J., March 23.-The
superdreadnaught Colorado, the lar
gest and moat powerful battleship
over built on the Delaware ri ver, was
launched at the New York Shipbuild
ing Corporation yard hero at 1.45 p.
m. yesterday. The great lighting
machine was sponsored by Mrs. Ruth
Nicholson Melville, of Denver, a
daughter of I*. S. Senator Samuel D.
Nicholson .of Colorado.
Theodo e Roosevelt, Assistant. Sec
retary of 'the Navy, and Senator
Nicholson stood by the sponsor as
she smashed a bottle of bubbling
mineral water from Colorado against
the prow of the giant bull as it be
gan to recede into the Delaware.
Surrounding them on the christen
ing platform was a large party of
specially invited guests, including
members of Congress.
The public was not invited to the
yard. Private craft gave the vessel
the usual noisy greeting.
The Colorado when completed will
have a full load displacement of 33,
600 tons. She was given the name
Colorado in pince of the old nrmorcd
cruiser of the sain? name.
To .S^op a Gough Quick
! tako HAYES' HEALING HONEY, a
' cough medicine which stops the cough by
healing the inflamed and irritated tissues.
A box of GROVE'S O-PEN-TRATE
! SALVE for Chest Colds, Head Colds and
Croup is enclosed with every bottle of
? HAYES' HEALING HONEY. Tho salve
; should be rubbed on the chest and throat
! of children suffering from a Cold or Croup.
I Tho healing effect of Hayes' Healing Honey In
> side thc throat combined with tho healing effect of
' Grove's O-Pcn-Trate Salve through tho pores of
; tho skin soon stops a cough.
i Both remedies aro packed In one carton and the
, cost of tho combined treatment is 35c.
Just ask your druggist for HAYES
Capturing Stills Down State.
Sumter, March 24. - Prohibition
agents and enforcement officers oper
ating in the Pinewood section, close
to the Clarendon county line, the
past two days have captured and con
fiscated four large moonshine stills
and destroyed 2,200 gallons of mash,
according to reports brought here to
day. No arrests were made.
Better Than Trap s For Rat?
Writ?* Adams Dru? Co., Taus
They tay : ** RAT-SNAP la dolnar th? work
and tba rat undertakers ara aa boar aa pop
corn on a bot stove." Try lt os your nts.
RAT-SNAP la a "money back" ?aatanteed
sure killer. Cornea ready for nee }. no mix
In* with other foods. Cats and doa* non't
touch it. Rata dry up and leavo no emelL
Three sicest BSo for ona room; Soe for
house or chicken yard : $1.25 for barns and
outbuildings. Start killing- rata today.
Sfaraaaaaa Sold ?nd Guaranteed by ?asaasaai
Hartoii's Drug Store,
Whitmire-Mnrett Hardware Co.
NOTICE OK HOMESTEAD
State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
(In Court of Common Pleas.)
Mrs. N. A. Watkins,
Petition for Homestead.
To Whom it. May Concern:
Please, take notice that Mrs. N. A.
Watkins, widow, and lier six minor
children, to-wit: Jesse Irby Wat
kins, George Watkins, Amanda Wat
kins, John Watkins, May Watkins
and Mary Watkins, respectively,
have made application to me, stating
that she is the head of a family, and
asks that a Homestead Exemption
be set off to her and ber minor chil
dren above named, in the real estate
of Wm. Jesse Watkins, deceased,
in Oconee County, S. C., not to ex
ceed In value tho sum of $ 1,000.00,
and also a Homestead Exemption in
the personal proproty of said deceas
ed, not to exceed in value the sum of
That said Petition will be heard
by me, nt my office, at Walhalla, S.
C., on April la, 1021, a/. 11 o'clock
A. M. W. O. WHITE,
Master for Oconee County, S. C.
March 23, 1021. 12-16
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The Willard was first,
The Willard is better built,
The Willard lives longer,
The Willard is used most.
THEREFORE, You want and must have
The Willard Battery
We have a complete line on hand. The name Willard
is a guarantee of perfection in the battery world. Our personal
guarantee goes with every battery.
Main Street, !-: Walhalla, S. C
"Satisfied Customers" is Our Motto.
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For 12 Months
Oh How Glorious to Be Free
From Rheumatism's Tortures !
Just suppose you could be free
from your deepseated, agonizing
rheumatic aches and pains, your
stiff joints and unsightly swellings!
Wouldn't you give anything to get
rid of them ?
You have doubtless
rubbed on outside treat
ments; most rheumatism
sufferers have. Some of
these take the edge off
the terrible pains for a
few hours, but they do
not strike at the cause,
which nearly always lies
in the poisoned, impoverished blood.
When this is so, you need an in
ternal remedy, ono that will tako
out the impurities that are torture
inp you, one like famous S.S.S..
which has relieved thousands of
canea of rheumatism all over tho
country just this way.
Get S.S.S. from your
druggist today, and after
starting with it write us
a history of your case,
addressing Chief Mediaal
Advisor, 877 Swift Lab
oratory, Atlanta, Geor
Much Flu Among Hhino Army.
ROAD TAX NOTICE.
Gobion'/, Germany, March 23.
Influenza in epidemic form has bro
ken out here among soldiers belong
ing to tho United States Army of Oc
cupation. The 2d battalion of the
Eighth infantry bas been quaran
tined by the medical authorities.
Forty-five cases of the disease bavo
been roported, and it ls said that the
attack of the malady ls very severe.
There have been no deaths from it
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days
DnifWlBta refund money If PAZO OINTMENT foils
to euro Itchlntf. Blind, nleedlni or Protruding Piles.
Instontly relieves Itching Piles, and you cnn tfet
restful sleep ofter thu first nnolicntlon. Price 60c,
Subscribo for The Courier, (Best)
Owing to a misunderstanding con
cording the Road Tax, I hereby no
tify tboso subject to Road Tax thnt
tho timo ls extended until April 1st,
1921, and those Hvng within the cor
poroto limits of towns will not have
to pay said tax. Also, ministers and
school trustees aro exempt. Those
having doctors' certificates aro re
quired to bavo same signed by two
doctors. Tboso who have paid, living
In town, can got their money back on
returning the receipt to tho placo
where said tax was paid.
R. H. ALEXANDER,
March 1fi, 1021. 1 1-13
The edible birds' nests used by
the Chinese are those of a sort of