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WALHALLA, ?. C.
W FD.M.SI KAY, .11* NF H. 1921.
LEITCH Flt OM JAMES ll. BOYLE
Of Texas, Ind?cate?) ll ?Nt and Downs
There as Well UH in Old S. C.
Capt. S. K. Dendy recently receiv
ed the following loller from his
nephew, .1. ll. Doyle, of Cranbury,
Texas. Capt. Dendy linds that there
uro many in Deonne who will read
with interest tho greater part of Mr.
Doyle's letter, which ho has furnish
ed us for publication:
Mr. Doyle's I jotter.
Cranbury, Texas, May 27. 1021,
Capt. S. K. Dendy-'Dear Carle:
Wo danced till 12 last night, and
owing to this fact, and for the fur
ther fact of the unprecedented finan
cial and commercial condition of tho
country, 1 feel little Uko writing.
No one. I believe, that lives to-day
V/IU live to see a repetition of condi
tions as they now exist in this coun
try and in the whole world, in fact.
1 fear 1 am getting to be a pessimist.
lt is possible that the people of
this country will never again enjoy
In peaceful comfort the pleasures
and happiness enjoyed hy them from
say is io to 1800, which Includes
the ora in which we attended .Bounty
Land "College," with co-attendants,
.lane Myers, Filen Uamby and many
others. It was also during this hap
py era that you and John Gtllison
pi i pan il lo . >. ?Vndprsou wltii -
.vag?n-load of banoo, wi i h Riad,
bird and tho other neg Uta ched
SIx'J >>ars ??ave lUlerVOuOu FlliiCO
then, ....?I ..;JU? ywars is a iou0 lime
in our lives; and how crowded is
memory's store when the mind re
verts to the sorrows that have dark
ened and the pleasures that have
sun-lit life's pathway the wdiile.
We went to William's a month
ago to celebrate our 75th birthday.
Think about it!.7">. though still
young and active, We wore out a
dock while there, and had a good
time all around.
Teague and Mexia are live towns,
Mexia especially. I saw oil flowing
from a well there. Derricks have
been erected west of Mexia, as far
as one can see. One well that is
Hewing ls very close to town, oil the
There is a tine State highway from
Teague to Mexia. Can make the trip
in a car easy in 2"> minutes. We ex
pect William up in a month or so.
and will go home with him. If the
roads are dry we can make it from
Cranbury to Teague from 7 a. m. to
2 p. m. Wo have a car that goes.
It has rained too much in Limestone
and Freestone and all over Fast
Texas. It is dry hero, though we are
striving to live down the llnanclal
and commercial eruptions.
I sent you a section of the Dallas
News, thinking you would enjoy a
little of Western wild life and the
"Cowboy Broacher's Sermon."
I la rhee tie and hall at (?len Rose
next Friday and Friday night. Many
will go from here, from Cort Worth
and cleburne. Pavilion fifty by Hf ty
to dance on. We waltz the pretty
girls now. Don't have any Bounty
and College era civilized dances.
Wc went up to Kathleen's yester
day evening. lier boys art' big fel
lows now. They were playing bali in
tho yard, and I heard one of I hem
holler. "Foul ball!" I think the boys
this fast age get on lo things earlier
than we did.
Ben Lowery, Andy Hall. Wilburn
(Abbott and ('noter never beard "foul
ball" at Bounty and College.
Come to see mi. i have heard that
Grandpa Doyle walked to Texas
when he was about your age.
All well Love to all!
J. II. Doyle.
? Liberal Donation.
. Stella: "How many kisses do you
allow Jack when saying good-night?''
. Mayme: "Oh, any given number."
SWIMMING PARTY GIRL DROWNS
Miss Margaret Finley Stopped Into
Water Over lier Ileud.
. ('Greenville Piedmont, june 5th.)
'Miss Margaret Finley, 17-year-old
daughter of T. R. Finley, of Wood
ville, this county, was drowned yes
terday in tho Saluda rivor near ir
vin Mills, while bathing with a party
of young people. Miss Finley was
visiting her friend, Miss Sharp, at
Henea Path, and went with a party
of young people on a picnic.
Miss Finley got beyond her depth
while In swimming with Hie party,
and members of tho party rushed to
her aid. When she was brought out
of the water every effort was made
to revive her, but failed.
.Miss Finley was a popular mem
ber of tito community in which she
lived, and her untimely death cast a
deep gloom and sorrow over her
hosts of friends. Her father ls em
ployed in tho Woodville hank.
Nine Graduates, School for Deaf.
Sparlanburg, June li.- -Nine pupils
of the State School for thc Deaf and
Hllnd at Cedar Springs were awarded
their diplomas last Friday at com
mencement exercises hold at tho In
stitution at 1 I o'clock that morning.
A large audience was present for the
Those who graduated from tho in
Robert Samuel Bradley, Kershaw
Martha 'Kinma Campbell. York
.lanie Simpson Carrie. Greenville
Naino Josephine Owens. Oconee
Hula Seth Ila we. Lexington coun
Lowis Christie Shaw. Ridgefield
'Marion Anderson Spigner. Calhoun
Ceorge Washington Turner. Edge
Alma Lea Wyllie, Union county.
Dentist Doesn't nike "Buttermilk."
York, S. C., June tl. - Dr. Matthew
W. White, dentist, said to he worth
$100,000, who was committed to jail
Saturday when ho refused to pay a
fine of ten dollars, following his con
viction of using profane language on
the streets, has been released from
custody, his fine having been paid
by n f rion'I When informed that the
1}no had b.< ii paid win;" refused
io ibu yo tho jail. saying th ht lu; w.ifl
lhere for a principle, but who: iib
sheriff Inform? l him thal he would
have to leave since he had no fur
ther legal right to hold him, he de
Dr. White's conviction followed a
caso In police court, where he had
'brought complaint against James
McDowell and George Ferguson, two
young white boys, who. ho ?-??imed,
annoyed his family and himself by
calling him "Buttermilk." Dr.White
ls a brother of Tom H. White, prom
inent banker of Chester.
Drives Car Into Pond and Drowns.
Augusta, Qa., June 5-Albert Roe
sol, aged ?0, auditor of the Southern
Cotton Oil Co., ran his motor sedan
into a deep pond of water to-day, in
some unexplained manner, and lost
his life. His motor plunged from an
embankment forming a bridge ap
proach and was completely submerg
ed. Roesel was thrown from the car
in its Hight and was injured in the
head, and it is believed that he was
unconscious when he struck the wa
ter, and drowned before help could
get to him. The car was across tho
road and facing the pond, and it 's
evident that he was trying to re
verse his machine to ;urn It around
and sent the machine forward by
erroneous handling of tho driving
l\ S. Full.?, to Secure Roleutses.
Washington, .lune 6.-All efforts
of the American government to effect
the release of Americans now impris
oned and detained in Soviet Russia
have resulted in failure, lt was dis
closed here Saturday in official
Negotiations for their release still
are being pushed through Dr. Nan
sen, a Norwegian explorer, who is
connected with the Red Cross, but
there is little indication that his ef
forts are progressing toward any fa
iiifo-Tormcr Flees in Hain of Bullots
Durham. X. C.. .lune 1?. -Pedes
trians barely missed being struck by
bullets fl rod by guards Saturday af
ternoon at a fleeing negro from the
?tato chitin gang, who made his es
cape from a truck which was loaded
with other pi isoners.
Tho oscapo took placo on the main
street of tho city. Tho negro was
serving a lifo sentenco for rnurdor.
OENTBR TOWNSHIP 8. 8. PICNIC,
To bo Held Mt Bethel Baptist Church
on Saturday, ?luly jfi.
Tho general thorne for the occa
sion will be "Loyalty."
Tho four points to be considered
in the t/inner contest are: ( I ) Av
erage attendance, 25; (2) Per capita
contribution, 26; (3) Singing.
(4) Best paper on ".My idea as to
how a Sunday School Should bo Con
ducted. ('Bach Sunday school will be
expected to outer a paper by u schol
ar who has boen selected In a pre
liminary contest. Five minutes will
be allotted to each paper.)
10.00 a. m.-Devotional exercises
by R. M. Davis.
10.10-'Song by congregation."AH
'Hail the Power."
10.15-Addross of welcome by L.
10.2 0-Response by Mrs. M. B.
Stribling; appointment of Judges by
1 0.25--'Roll-call and roports from
10.15 - Demonstration of (lass
work: ( 1 ) Common Method, hy Mrs.
W. S. Bear den; (2) Wide-, \ wake
Method, by Dr. Ira E. D. Andrews.
I 1.05-Special music by primary
classes of Pair Play and Bea venia in
11.11 - Contest: A paper from
each Sunday school on tho subject,
."My Idea as to How a Sunday School
Should bo Conducted."
I I. I.", Song by congregation.
I 1.50--'Bible Story for Children,
by Mrs. Nannie Moon.
1 2.30 p. m.-Dinner.
1.30 - Song by congregation.
"Stand up for Jesus."
1.35-Address by Hon. Horace L.
Homar, ot Spartanburg.
GIRLS! LEMON .?U1
BLEACH El S.
Squeeze the juico ? as
into a bottle containin ? es
of Orchard White, wi lg
store will supply for s,
shake well, and you \ . u ?r
pint of tho best freck o
tion and complexion v
Massage this swe> it
lemon lotion into th '<,
arms and hands each io
how freckles and blei li
out, and how clear, s
white thr skin become ....
y?y?v Hop* Local Nci V
Nen iiopc, juno X- -Special: The
farmers here have beon making good
uso of this fine weather and are
about up with their work. A nice
rain now would help the crops and
Mrs. L. E. Knox left Saturday for
a visit of several days among rela
tives at Greenville.
'Miss Fanannle Kelley, who ls at
tending the summer school at Wal
halla, spent the week-end with home
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. White and fam
ily visited relatives tit Plckens last
'Miss Wannie Morgan spent the
week-end with her sister. Mrs. H. A.
Wood, of the Wolf Stake section.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Seaborn, of Pick
ens-, spent a few days last week at
the home of Mrs. J. W. Miller and
among other relatives and friends.
Mr. anl Mrs. R. B. Beckneil and
family visited relatives in the Friend
ship section recently.
T. y, Elrod and two daughters,
Rubye and Tomye. attended the Ice
cream supper at the home of Duffle
Brewer, of the Wo|f Stake section,
Saturday night, and report a nico
Joe Morgan spent the past week
Mr. and Mrs. John Br?cke visited
relatives In Bickens Sunday.
Little John Ellison had the mis
fortune to fall and break his arm
recently. The little fellow js getting
There will be conference at New
Hopo chinch next. Saturday evening
at o'clock. All members are urged
to attend this service.
Wo were all glad to have with us
Kev. and Mrs. Mann, of Anderson,
last Sunday. Rev. Mr. Mann preach
ed at New Hope last Sunday night.
He ls known all over '.];??. lorritory.
being blind. Ho ls a great worker
for the Master, and is accomplishing
Will Hendrix anl tl a u gb ter, Wil
mer, of Bickens, were recent visitors
In tho home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Creon wood Methodists to Double.
Greenwood, June 1 Main Stroot
Methodist church of HUH Hly yestor
day subscribed 136,600 or double Its
quota, In tho $.'12,000,000 campaign
of tho Methodist Episcopal church,
South, for Christian education,
Children'? Day At Fairfield.
The Fairfield Union Sunday School
will have Children's Day exercises
at the Fairfield school house Sun
day next, Juno 12th, beginning at 10
o'clock a. m. After the exercises an '
address will bo made by C. F. Het- j
rick, of Walhalla. Tho afternoon will
be devoUod to singing. Everybody, ;
and especially all good ?lngors, In- '
vited to come. Bring well-fillod has- !
Tho greater part ( L thc pon I usu la '
of Lower California ts sterile and '
-.'- 1. - J . . I
COUNTY CLAIMS APPROVED. !
The following listed claims wero
audited and approved against Oco-j
nee County hy tho Supervisor and his
Board, at thoir mooting held on tho
3d day of Juno, 1921:'
J. C. Shockley .$ 133 . 33 I
W. H. Simmons. 12.60 i
W. R. Hunt. 1 2 . ">0 ?
J. B. S. Dendy. 37 . 50
D. C. Speares. 150 . 0 0 .
lt. ll. Alexander . 55.55
W. J. Schroder . 25.00
Ralph M. Bike . 55.55
W. M. Alexander'. 175 .00 j
Hus Sullivan . 90.00
W. A. Lawless . 100.00
W. L. Littleton . 100.00
O. A. Hunnlcutt . 100.00
J. C. King . 30.00
V. F. Martin . IC. 07
M. T. Hughs . 25.00
W. M. Dillard . 25.00
A. 1\ Grant . 25 .00
L. C. Graham. 31.25 I
W. H. Cobb . 58 . 33 j
Miss Ethel L. Counts ... 5?. 81 j
Ceo. R. Briggs . 166. 66 j
! W. M. Cobb. 12 . 50
J. L. Reeder. 12 . 50
F. W. Bowen. 12.50
Total for Salaries . . . .$ 1519.15
W. J. Schroder .$ 10.13
J. B. S. Dendy (postage). 5.00
J. C. Shockley (postage). 1.00
J. P. Williams . 18.91
Walahlla Electric Plant.. 11.38
Wm. J. Stribling. 30.00
Ralph M. Pike . 1.00
W. M. Dillard . 4.95
B. R. Brown, Sheriff_ 62.00
L. J. Stone. 50.00
Total for Contingent . .. $ 195.30
E. A. Freeman .% 5.00
W. C. Kelley . 100.00
; : i o --i?;" on ? .".. 00
Sam Holley . 65.00 j
Lester tanin . ...... 66,00 !
Gene Coi). . 65.00
Matt Cobb . 65.00
J. T. Dean . 65.00
Joe Evans . 43.50
Cermet Thrasher . 35.00
J. C. Knox . 36.50
.Hotel and Restaurant Sup
ply Co. 31.00
J. C. Shockley (freight.
etc.( . 47.54
J. H. Alley. 324.41
Total for Chain Gang. .% 1022.9 5
G. J. Hunter, Postmaster.$ 8.20 I
Mrs. C. D. Wilson. Agt.. 45.10
J. L. Kell . 100.00
C. W. Pitchford. 8.70
Joe M. Kelley . 6.00
L. O. Powell . 15 0.00
Coneross Exchange .... 3.00
Auto Supply Co. 1 S . 67
Ballonger Hardware and
Furniture Co. 174 .02
J. W. Purcell . 14.60
, J. A. Shockloy. 7 5 . 00
Bank of West Union. Asgn 1 5 . 00
R. M. Cowan . 24 . 50
F. H. Blakeley . 18.00
J. M. Shockley . 50.00
Filbert Collins . 4 0.00
Oldridg? Collins. 40.00
G. J. Hunter . 10.00
Whltmire - Marett Hard
ware Co. 16.10
Whltmire - Marett Hard
ware Co. 7.19
C. IL Snead . 4 . 50
Brock Oil Co. 484 .81
C. R. Owens . 18.00
J. W. Purcell . 135 . 00
The Texas Company. ... Iii. 55
J. R. Suttles. 3.20
Jesse Lay . 105.00
li. L. Williams . 15.00
.loo C. Sanders . 80 . 91
S. J. Isbell . 13.00
R. L. Owens . TO. 00
Frank Nicholson . 6.60
C. L. Vernor . 22.85
Bank of Wost Union, asgn 70.00
J. L. Kell . 10.00
Austin-Western Road Ma
chinery Co. 17.40
Bank of West Union, asgn 76.00
J. D. Harkins. 7.00
W. R. Hunt. 17.10
Total for Roads .* 204 6.90
C. W. & J. E. Bauknlght.l 3.00
J. L. Kell . 9.10
Robt. Cobb . 7.00
A. T. Smith . 10.90
Joo C. Sanders . 11.50
Some people have planted cotton without fertilizing
it and a great many have fertilized it lightly? Cotton is
late and needs stimulating. We arc making a goods
that will give it just what it needs.
It should bc applied as early as possible. Just as
soon as it is cleaned out and thinned out. It will pay
you three or four times as much as it costs you.
The goods are ready for you.
and Oil Co.,
W. F. FARMER, Secretary.
-See Our Agents:
T. B. JONES, J. C. RAMPLEY,
Senecca, S. C. West Union, S. C.
C. P. WALKER, Walhalla, S. C.
Oil Cook Stoves and Ovens
For Delicious Food ?^$^r
Perfection bakes and coots evrwthw% peHrrtly. It*l th*
popular oil stove you've iv ut , bout >;. much iii you/ rna^-i'
trines-the stovt-. mt.ix the q u'ek-Ughting t#n% Bim C7>e?i?
ttey Burner, Come in-we'll dtmo?v>toxW to you wluKtifartt}
xvitntt cooking heat really H.S.
Whitmire-Marett Hardware Co.
Westminster, - Walhalla,
A. M. Mooro. 12.05
P. E. Blanchett. 148.35
J. C. Barton, Jr. 125 . 30
J. J. Rankin . 71 . 50
W. M. Brown . 94.50
P. O. Pelf rey. 61.75
Total for Bridges 554.95
C. W*. Pitchford.$ 3 . 00
G. I). Abbott. 1.00
ware Co. 18.50
Total Tel. and Tel.$ 21?
Poor Farm and P?>or.
W. R. Cobb ..? 264
C. VV. & J. IO. Bauknight. 109
C. G. Jaynes . !4
C W. Pitchford . !
Rescue Orphanage . 5
Total for Pub. Bldgs.$$ 22.50
Rooks, Stationery, Printing.
Tugaloo Tribune .$ Ll. SS
Farm and Factory . 21.56
Total for B., S. and P..S 33.41
Telephone and Telegraph.
R. H. Alexander .$ 6.50
\V. M. Aloxander. :i. 0 0
J. C. Shockloy. 11.09
W. J. Schroder . ,'i.OO
Ralph M. Pike . il. 0 0
Total P. F. ind P.$ 3!>? . 0^
S. ./. F.lkin .? 30.68
Dr. H. M. Barton . 10.00
VV. M. Alexander. 158.28
Dr. W. C. Mays. .", . 00
V. F. Martin . 30.00
Total for Lunacy 283.96
R. H. Alexander, Tr..$ 468.05
R. H. Alexander, Tr. 1162.00
Total Court Expanses. $ 1630.05
Soldiers* Aid and Outside Poor.
R. H. Aloxander, Tr.$ 106.1.00
VV. M. Alexander.$ 147.75
Grand Total .$8,801. r>;i
J. C. SHOOKIiEY,
J. R. S. DENDY, Supervisor,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF AP
PLICATION FOR DISCHARGE.
In the District Court of the United
States-For the Western District
of South Carolina.
.In the Matter of Frederick Charles
Ayer, Bankrupt.-No. B-223, in
To tho Creditors of tho above named
Take Notice that on May 20, 1921,
the above named bankrupt flied his
petition iii said Court praying that
he may be decreed by the Court to
have a full dlcshargo from all debts
provable against his estate, except
such dobts as are excepted from such
discharge, and a hearing was there
upon ordered and will bo had upon
said petition on JUNE 21, 1921, be
fore said Court, at Greenville, in
said District, at ll o'clock in the
forenoon, at which time and place
all known creditors and other per
sons in interest may appear and
show cause, if any they have, why
the prayer of said petition should
not be granted.
D. C .DURHAM, Clerk.
Dated at Greenville, S. C., May 20,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF AP
PLICATION FOR DISCHARGE,
In Hip District Court of the United
States-'For tho Western District
of 'South Carolina.
In tho Matter of J. W. DOOLEY,
Bankrupt.- No. U-195, in Bank
To tho Creditor* o? tho above named
Take notice that on May 20, 1921.
the above named bankrupt flied his
potition in said Court praying that
he may be decreed by the Court to
have a full discharge from all debts
provable against his estate, except
ouch debts as aro excepted by law
from such discharge, and a hearing
was thereupon ordered, and will be
had upon said potition, on JUNE
21. 1921, lief oro said Court, at
Greenville, In said District, at ll
o'clock in tho forenoon, at which
Hmo and placo oil known creditors
and other persons in interest may
appear and show causo, If any they
have, why the prayer of said peti
tion should not bo granted.
D. C. DURHAM, Clerk.
Dated at Oreonvillo, S. C., May 20,
?Recent frauds in the postal sav
ings department of the Now York
post offlco have put tho government
to a loss of $<&,000. No ono else will
lose. Two clerks wore arrested.