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WAI?1?AT>TJA, SOUTH QAjtOjrjyA, . \viap^s,i>AY, APRIL 20, 1021.
New Series No. 808. -- Volum? T.XV_v?
New Dtess Goods
Our New Dress Goods and
Notion^ have arrived. We will
be glad to show you these Goods
and the prices are so attractive
that you will buy. Best quality
Dress Ginghams, in new Spring
Styles, only 20c.
CW. & J.E. Bauknight,
WALHALLA, S. C.
IT PAYS TO BUY FOR CASH.
Horses ? Mules
-I HAVE ABOUT --
35 Head of Good Young Horses
and Mules to Sell
? '. . ' ? "
and they^are wortft^tfet ^Q"^^^
kind you will n?calor% tne heavy* spring work, ia* Als?
have Buggies, Wagons and Harness, Oliver Plows and
Repairs; Chattanooga Plows and Repairs-all to go at
right prices. ?3* Milk Cows and Beef Cattle. ? Come
and see nie.
W. ??. Brown,
WALHALLA, S. C.
Ladies9 and Men's
3 Pairs for 25c. for 2 Weeks Only.
- GIRLSDINTED -
Apply at Mill Office at once.
WALHALLA, S. C.
IMPORTANT TRUSTEE M RUTING
J o Ito Hold nt lho Court House on
Friday of This Week? April 22.
The following notice has been is
sued and mailed to all the school
trustees of Oconee county by the Su
perintendent of Education:
Walhalla, S. 0M
April 18th, 1021.
To tho Trustees of Oconee County:
Wo can't impress upon you too
strongly the necessity of your befog
present nt tho next meeting of our
Association, -which will bo held at
tho Walhalla Court House next Fri
day, April 22d, 1021, at IO o'clock
Wo aro axking tho County Hoard
of Education and Oconee delegation
to meet with us to help solve thc
financial situation of our schools.
.Muny other important matters will
bo taken up. Come.
li. C. SPEARES,
Supt. of Education.
The harbor of Dundoo Itj one of
the finest, safest and most conven
ient in tho United Kingdom.
A groat proportion of tho adult
population of Newfoundland is on
jjaged In tho fisheries Industry.
Cherokee Sheriff Claimed by Death.
Gaffnov, S. C., April 15.-Sheriff
W. W. Thomas died at Iii? homo this
morning at t> o'clock as tho result of
a stroke of paralysis which he sus
tained last Sunday morning. Very
little hope was entertained for his
recovory from tho first, but the end
was not expected so soon.
Ho was born BC years ago at San
tnc, in Union county. He wns twlco
married, his wife surviving him. Ho
was elected sheriff of Chorpkee in
1S ?? 8, and served continuously in
that capacity until his death.
Oconee S.-A. Singing Convention.
Tho Oconee County Senii-Annual
Singing Convention will meet with
tho Wolf Stake church, three miles
northeast of Wost Union, on Sunday,
May 1st. All churches and Sunday
schools aro urged to send delegates
and all good singers and lovors of
music aro invited. Como and bring
woll-flllod baskets and lot us havo a
good day of prayer and praise to the
W. 'M, Lom mons, Pros.
W. E. King. Secretary.
China claims to have issued a
newspaper in tho early centuries of
tho Christian ora.
TORNADO IN WEST CLAIMS MAN
liivcs n?ul Much Property Diminue.
Worst'Snow of Winter in Rockies.
' Little Rock, Ark., April 16.-Fifty
known dead and more than a hun
dred persons injured have been/ rer
ported in dispatcher receive! here
from sections of Southeast Arkansas,
swept last night by a tornado.
Most of tho loss of life and the
greatest property damage occurred
i in small communities iii Miller and
.Several fatalities were reportod in
Miller county, and dispatches from
j Hope, in Hempstead county, al noon,
1 co#U.iined a list of twenty dead.
Business in that town had been prac
tically suspended and every one was
' giving attention to storm sufferers
IA fund of $2,000 was raised th'o*ro'
j this morning and relief committees
. were hoing formed, lt was estimated
; that the damage in Hempstead couri
ty would, exceed $10 0,000.
. Reports from Prescott,. n Nevada
county, just east of Hompstead, coil
tained a list of 15 dead in Hempstead
county, near the Nevada line, lt wal
also reported that lfl negroes Had
been found in a remote section, Ofj1
tho county, but there is no verifica
tion of this report. '
One fatality was reported front
Gravelly, in Yell county, ten miles;
north of Hempstead, and severe^
property damage is reported < frot?
Wrlghtsville, 18 miles from LlttbW
Death List Mounts Rapidly,
Little Rock-Later.-A rapidly
mounting death list that may exceed/
fifty, dozens of persons injured ana
property damage as yet unestimate^d
are results of the tornado th,at cut
a wide swath across Miller an'
Hempstead counties. Arkansas, an
from the storm aroa augment rather
than diminish the extent of the dam
age, and because of tho paralyzed
condition of wire communication of
ficials were of tho opinion that sev
eral days might elapse before the
destruction is definitely known.
Apparently tho.heaviest loss of life
and property waa caused Jn the two
Arkansas counties, in the rural sec
tions of upper Miller county, near
Texarkana, 11 persons are known ?to
have been killed and largo numbers
injured. ?Mspatches state that from
10 to 20 persons were killed and
that scores were injured near Hope.
In Texas tho damage was in thc
vicinity of Varoll, a thickly settled
farming center wost of Texarkana.
The dispatch reported an unknown
number killed and injured.
Denver, Colo., April 16.-The
Rocky Mountain region to-day was
slowly recovering from Hie effects of
tho worst storm of the winter, which
yesterday covered the district with
snow, ranging from ll to 14 inches,
blockaded railroads and paralyzed
wiro communication in most direc
tions from Denver. Train service to
the south, annulled lust night, was
expected to be resumed lo-dny.
Chicago Wiro Service Out.
Chicago, April 1 (5.--Telegraphic
communication in tho western and
southwestern sections of the country
virtually were paralyzed to-day, ac
cording to reports received boro by
telegraph companies. A gale of high
velocity, accompanied by a cold, driv
ing rain, struck Chicago last night,
with conditions but slightly I nt prov
ed to-day. Tho storm was moving
to tlio eastward.
Lives Lost in Texas.
Dallns, Texas, April 1G.-At least
sovon lives were lost in a tornado
in Northeastern Texas late yosterday.
After sweeping sections of Smith,
Wood, Gregg, Cass and Bowie coun
ties tho storm passed, into Miller and
Hempstead counties, Arkansas,where
moro than a score oL porsons wore
roported killed. Scores of porsons
were reported injured in the affected
aroa in Texas. Six of tho Texas fa
talities wore at Avingor, Cass coun
ty, and one nt Atlanta.
Tho Center Township Singers.
Tho Center To\vnsrip Singing As
sociation will moot with Boaverdam
Baptist church, Pftlr Play, on tho
fourth Sunday in April, tho 24th, at
2 o'clock p. nt. Xii singers and lovers
o.f music are^nvited.
J. W. S. King,
Secretary and Treasurer.
??TBS FROM SKNECA.
Cundy Salo Sat urd?? y, und
ich Vaudeville Thursday.
'April 19.--Special: Mrs.
?t??M?? v-Henth Spring, arrived Frl
inhig and will spend several
ith .Dr, and Mrs. J. S. Strib
rs. Stribling ia a daughter
Ir?inglpton Vernor loft for
?at?^^o, Ca., the latter part of
the^^lt Aveek for a visit Ot sevoral
?nd( Mrs.'Wayman Holland
their week-end guest Mr, H oj?
lister:;, Mrs. J. t?. Brownlee
[j&'A. .M. Erwin, of Antrovlllo,
7tallie f?ltton, of. Anderson.
Ilelen Carey returned homo
Sf from a pleasant visit1 of two
li the "Cate City."
, Holleman ls in Greenville
g Federal Court as a jury
jVor Brown, of Gaffney High
Scli?||F family, was (lu: ftttroctive
* Mrs. L. W. Vorder for the
Miss -Brown lias a. largo
fy'warm friends who always
3t?H4$'0< cordial welcome.-on'her vc
jits to Seneca, her, former
E. Stribling, Mrs. C. V.
[Vfind Charles Stribling, of
G?fejffi>4jl?? made a brief visit to
fr^?jj[8t'h?ro the past week.
?3 Mrs.. R. E. Runion and
^wa (Mrs. Runion's father)
laving Seneca thia week for
j^jfce, Ga., where they will Mn
j|6 make their home. During
years' residence here they
ade many clqse friends, who
seo them leave. Mr.. Runion
^eptably- Ailed the position, of
he best of wishoB for good
health and a full measure of pros
perity follow them to their Georgia
Circle No. 3 of the Woman's Aux
iliary of the Presbyterian church
will hold a plo sale next Saturday
morning in tho former store room
of Byrd & Reid. The salo will begin
at 10.30 o'clock. The circle invites
the ladies of tho town and vicinity
lo be on hand oarly to make their
selections of pies for their Sunday
dinners. There will be a large as
sortment of the choicest pies that
will surely melt in your mouth and
make you want moro, and they will
be made by some of the finest cooks
in town! We bespeak for the ladies
who have the pie salo In charge the
samo liberal patronage of the public
they have always given such, worthy
causes. In addition to tho pies there
will be on sale some of the most de
licious home-made candy you have
over eaten. Just try some n^pd seo
for yourselves that it is the best vari
ety. Remember the pie and candy
salo next Saturday morning In the
former store room of Byrd & Reid.
On Thursday night, at the school
auditorium, there will be a "French
Vaudeville," given by tho leading
talent of tho town. The bride will bo
attendod by a largo cortege of llower
girls, maids in waiting, choir boys,
among whom will be Caruso, also
Parrar, and last but not least, tho
groom himself. Come, one and all,
if you want an evening's fun, for lt
will lie there .for you for tho small
sum of 5f)C. nnd 30c.
Kboiiozor Mooting Postponed.
Tho meoting of tho Ebenezer Jer
sey Bull Association, advertised else
where in this issue for lObenezer on
Thursday night, has boon postponed
until further notice, as thero will bo
closing exercises of tho school on
Thursday night at tho school house.
All aro urged to take due note of
this fact and govern themselves ac
cordingly. Geo. B. Briggs,
Nine Injured in Hallway Mishap.
Charlotte, N. C., April 18.-Nine
poisons were slightly Injured at
Ohlna Grove, near hore, this morn
ing when Southern raliway passon1
?er trains Nos. 37 and 137 woro side
swiped by a hanging door on a north
bound freight train. Four of tho in
lured were brought to local hospitals
tor caro and attention.
Australian high schools toacli tho
I have several |
for Sale at fail
terms to suit tl
FA IM! li HS' SOX WAS DRAGGED
To Death-Mulo lightens and Doy
Gets Tangled in Plow Gears.
(Anderson Mail, April 16.)
As a result of injuries received
when he was dragged for nearly a
mlle, after having been tangled In
the harness of a frightened mule,
the 13-year-old son of Cliff Lollis, of
near Honea Path, died late Thurs
lay afternoon. Mr. Hollis, the father,
is a prominent farmer of the Honea
Path soction of this county.
The accident occurred Thursday,
after the day's work had been\ finish
JJ't L__ "-"U?_ ?L&V_I2_*_____ .
. ness* not having been removed from
the animal, the hoy < was entangled
In them and hurled to the ground
with much force. He was dragged j
for possibly a mlle beforo the mule
could ho caught It was stated that!
young Lollis was still alive when he
was rescued from the harness, but
died before reaching the home.
9 In addition to his mol her and fa
ther, Mr. and" Mrs. Cliff Lolita, the
boy ls survived by several brothers
Cn veil Monument t<> J. A. Callahain,
Olive Camp, No. 4 12, Woodmen
of the World, will unveil a monu
ment, to tho late J. ?. Callaham, at
Cross Roads church (Cross Roads
No. 1) on Sunday afternoon, April
3 0th, at 3 o'clock. They will bo as
sisted by Friendship Camp and all
neighboring camps. Tho public in
general is cordially Invited. Mr. Cal
laham was ono of the prominent
members of tho Woodmen order in
Calls for Funds to be Supp
is to bc Contint
Supervisor's Last. Appeal.
Friends and Fellow Citizens of Oco
I appeal to each one of you to
come to my rescue in this my great
est hour of need, that 1 may bo en
abled, through your aid, to obtain
tho money with which to render you
tho proper servico in working your
roads, and at least keeping your
bridges so you can travel ovor thom.
I need forty thousand dollars in
order to carry out my plans and to
work out at least ono thousand miles
of your roads and put in iron cul
verts, repairs und so on, for this
As the county funds havo already
boen exhausted, won't you and I put
up our personal notes, if necessary,
in order to borrow this money with
which to carry on this work?
If you will do so wo Will ?pond
overy cent of lt for tho above men
I feel suro that the bankers of our
county will come to our roscuo if wo
do our part. Now, Mr. Banker, Mr.
Business Man and Mr. Fnrmor, do
you want this work dono? I fool
suro that you do. Thon ploaso holp
es and Trucks
r prices, and
*, 5. c.
IS TO RENEWING CERTIFICATES
[togllhvtion of Stat? ISoard of Educa
tion in Regard to Matter.
The following regulation for the
.ono. wul of cert i il catos has beet!
adopted hy the Stete Board of Educa
"Any outstanding first grade State
?eftificate may bo renewed upon pre
l?ntation to the State Board of Ex
aminers of one. year's successful and
icceptable classroom experience by
the holder during the term covered
l>y such certl?ckt?, with ' his or her
request for the renewal,,of /a, first.
?rade .^M?oft.^^ -, together; wi th?v;ay ,
written endorsement frpm the;?inph~
by, Super in tepdentyor >Hj^M|&
h?li?lent;^*' from 1 the boiW^T*wr^
tr let trustees! A second ?rade cor-,
tif?ente is ronewabl? only upon tho
presentation of a record of success
ful and satisfactory Bummer school
work. A third grade certiilcate shalll
not ho renewed."
Teachers now holding permits
granted at the request of tho Coun
ty Superintendent must take the reg
ular examination required of all ap-'
pllcants if thoy expect to toach dur
ing the session 1021-1022. Out
standing permits aro not renewable*
nor transferable, and under no cir
cumstances shall u second grade per
in! t bo issued to any teacher.
The next teachers' examination
tvlll be hold on Saturday, May 7th.
Respectfully, L C. -poares,
Superintendent oi Education.
Woman Chosen Department Heart.
Washington, April 10.-Mary An~
lerson, of Illinois, was nominatod by
^resident Harding to-day to be dl
.octor of tho woman's huronu of tho
Department of Labor.
ALS FOR HELP.
?lied by Citizens if Work
led on Roads.
? whatover way you can to bring it
o pass. Tho work is so very import
ait that it makes my- heart ache to
ontomplate its hoing cut off even
or another year. Now, Brother Son
tor and Legislators, won't you help
s in trying to got up somo plan by
/hieb to obtain the money from our
seal banks? I appeal to ovory ono
rho is interested in our doar old
ounty to help at once, or I will bo
Dreed to stop this repair work- and
ccopt the Job of building ono of tho
ow roads, which tho Highway Com
lission-vory reluctantly, though
indly-agrood lo let mo do, pro
Ided there was no other way for mo
3 proceed with your road work, and
Iso after having explained to thom
io situation, and begged them to
Ivo mo something to do In ordor
) uso tho county equipment that I
ave on hand, nnd to at least keep
p with the oxponses.
Now, gentlemen, it is up to you.
Hil you stand to mo and let mo go
i with qur work-or lot mo fall? I
ive confidence in your sense of a
luaro deal and fairness, and I bo
Bvo that you will come to my ros
io. 1 Yours very truly,
J. C. Shockloy,