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WALHALLA, S. C.
WI:I>\I:SI>.\ v, .ii LY t;t, I ?ai.
lill, GK.\NI> .11 KY IS HIGHT.
We call In tho especial attention
ol' Hie citizens of ' leoline i he prc- i
son IHI4MII of th" grund Jury ul Hie
,i,il> i min nf Hie Court of General
-v. ?lons for mir county. W" cannai
rommel i I '><i highly I he ..t a nd Inken
by Hie urn nd Jury, nor du we hesitate
in congratulate and lo thank I hem
for i; i'i *>li" name of Hie g rea I ma
jority ol' Hi" cl li/.ons ol' Goonoo, ii
w;is :i wise Hiing lo do Ibis calling j
lo ||u< iillenlioti of th" Courl whal
is becoming ii grave and exenedlngly
mirions ineiiiiee Hi Ibo public, for Hie
ridiculously Ugh) sentences of our
cimris. especially iii the cases for
violation of tho liquor laws, have
made of our courts a jest, and they
hi-day constitute naught bul ;i "by
word and tl hissing" insofar as I heir
war' pertains to tho illogtll manu
facture of and traille In alcoholic
Wo do uni believe thal Hie grand
jury mea n I hy this paragraph of
their presentment to impugn Judge
'Prince's motives, or the motives nf
oilier .Iudgos who have fallen into
what we consider grave error in deal
ing with the liquor law violators. We
have n very high regard for Judge
Prince's hitogrity, for bis honesty of
purpose and of action. Mis motive is.
?111 i'i! v'et'5 ; lul> t'i.i! his object
iii ; h? i - Hglu Roh'thtm?? vvljh suspon
sion nundi t iou, ? io ie m Piir J its tico
ur . .. a . .... ...i vu i allier
than punish the culprit.
A most admirable Idea-a beauti
ful theory (hal will work probably
one time in ? hundred. It is a the
ory tim underlying principle of which
von ld, we bolieve, have been mul
lion t ly correct and proper twenty-odd
yours ugo when the present situation
bou:, ii io take on grave proportions.
lt would havo been well to have "ex
trnctotl the t?*?. tli" from the law for
those llrsl violators of it after the
citizens of Oconee and of our State
hail expressed themselves unmistak
ably on the Question of desiring ti
"prohibition that would prohibit."
lind lite llrsl culprits been given
Ugh I sentences, and had these been
suspended for tin? moral offed on
the culprits and others who might he
inclined to follow in their steps, then
lhere would have hoon good reason
to I ry the experiment of "tempering
Justice with mercy" to the limit even
Of ina kiu>; a jest of the courts. Hut
twenty-odd yours later, with the pro
poiidorence of fuel unquestionably
;i):;:inst ibo practicality of the the
ory, why COUlil'iUO to adhere to lt.
We have had twenty ind more years
of light sentences and suspension of
semence; And lo whal purpose '
There is little or rn? respect for the
law or the courts, and absolutely ii
fear of either We nave hail the tpoo
Jack' in Coonee of men "oin .
the COHN with their little rolls of
money Hod KIMMI rel) in handkerchiefs
or Sill ff Oil deep lill O the pockets of
Iholr trousers, ready and anxious
very anxious lo pay np and got
back lo business."
Neil lu r Ute moonshiner nor the
retail tva dicker In liquor wants lo
have ibo pro ll I feature of his busi
ness interfered with. The courts may
"tax" him lightly hy a system of
small tines, indelliiitely or for given
period? suspended, and the culprit
will aol complain. Ile rather likes
il, wo believe, ll puts into his busi
ness tho only one feature resembling
respect ahi lily thal it has, for il gives
the nppenrance of half way sanction
mid the belief is instilled Into the
minds of the violators Ula I the sym
pathies of the courts are with them.
Lol tho Judges pul back into the
laws the I cot ll they have been ox
' . ,U these years. When the
profil feature of tho illegal liquor
business ls eliminated the liquor
dealer and the liquor vendor is go
ing out of business and not until
tho profits aro destroyed. We might
os woll fuco this fact, and act ac
cordingly-the pretty (and in our
county ut least, threadbare) theory
of "Justice tempered with mercy" to
tho contrary notwithstanding.
Wo congratulate the Oconee grand
Jury, and wo thunk you, gentlemen,
in tho nanto of tho citizens of our
county. You havo pul Into your pre
sentment, in addition to some other
very wisc recommendations, one that
ls going to hear good fruit, and In
abundance, if our Judges will but ar
rive at the point where they will take
a hil of good advice, and act upon it.
The question of good roads is in
teresting most everybody these days,
and wo ure getting some mighty
good ones In every section of Oco
nee county. There are, however, a
few very bad "missing links." Wo
refer to the "roads'1 in the throe
towns of Walhalla. Westminster and
Seneca and the City of West Union.
Wo have tried in vain to lind a good
piece of "road" in any of tho towns
mentioned. They Just simply "lan't,"
and that's all there is lo lt. Mow
about the folks in the several towns
getting together ami trying to seo
it' we cannot get some streets thal
will al least he as good as some of
the worst places in the county roads?
POI NTS A MOKA li.
A grown man. able-bodied, and a
worker in a local industrial plant,
summarily quit work recently say
"I can lie around the Courl llous'\
sell a gallon or two of Honor, and
make more money than I can al
LAX sot I A li CUSTOMS.
Wy relines I we publish the follow
ing extracts from the leading artille
in the last issue ol' tho Christian Her
ald, written by Hov. Francis I-'.. Clark,
I).lt., Ll,.I)., founder and president ol'
Christian Kndeavor. now holding
their sixth decennial world conven
tion in New York. We take pleasure
in publishing those extracts because
we feel sure that all our churches, as
well as all right-thinking people, are
in accord on this subject. To ns
there seems to bo absolutely no
question about it. The quotation fol
"The lax social customs which
have lately come in like a Hood have
pul many young souls in peril und
reduced the temperature of their re
ligious zeal. The many recent col
umns in the Literary Digest, devoted
to oxt'racts from hundreds of reiig
I (otis and secular pupers ad over the
eoe it tr> reg. -ding tho hlrieou.? evils
?ol ?lo? mod m seuse..i ii a nee mid
I many . aggi .>t i vc ino vi? tili ivs should
I iwak?ii till Christian people to th!*
cl_ to ...v.. yo;, .a v.. . ami ttl
"Forty years ago. though the Civil
War, with its aftermath of laxness,
was not very long past, even high
society was com pa ra lively modest,
while ordinary social life was scarce
ly tainted by the glaring sensuous
evils of to-day. Then young people
e .joyed homely, wholesome, health
giving, mind-quickening gaines, such
as the sister of Theodore Roosevelt
describes as played in their family
circle. Now many young folks ( I
was tempted to say MOST instead of
MAXY, but 1 hope that is not true),
enjoy only the indecent dance in in
decent clothes, to the most reckless
and sensuous of Jazz music, and in
the fetid atmosphere of a public ball
"This may he thought a dismal
catalogue of influences that to-day
surround the yoting, but 1 would not
end on the pessimistic key. Obsta
cles are things to overcome. Diffi
culties, conquered, strengthen char
acter. While many have yielded to
the seductive evils of the day, which
in a measure inevitably follow such
a war as we have witnessed, many
have stood stronger, purer, for the
We may be pardoned for making
a suggestion to the ministers of the
Cospel in connection with the above,
for our comments upon which we
were not asked lt has tifien occurred
' lo us thal probably our ministers an.l
leaders in church work are seeking
?o corred evils while standing too
m indi aloof from them. The presence
of one or two ministers cd' the Cos
pel and a few really consecrated
Christian women at some of (he
dances given even within our own
county a-ni community won hi very
?1 n i ck l y eliminate many of the fea
tures that are complained id' as ob
jectionable. As a matter of fact, we
believe wo need, more than anything
else, thc pastoral relation of our
ministers their personal contact,
in the daily aili! nightly lives of
the young, in their pleasures and
gayeties. We would not rob youth
of one plc. iure or a single joy. Hat
we would like to see the joys and
pleasures of youth purified. There
are those, of course, who will tedi us
that if we purify and (l?anse the
pleasures of youth we will but he
extracting the pleasure from the life
of the children and youth of our day.
What a sad commentary on the life
of to-day! What a slur upon the
moral stamina of Youthful America!
It is but to say thal tho young of
our country can lind no pleasure but
in sin. no Joy in anything save that
which ls tainted with lax morality,
Wo do not know thai what we.
have said will do any good. Wo hopo
it will. Tho line of demarcation as
between tho Christian and the world
ly ls becoming too dearly obliterated
for tho general good. We have too
many church-mombers and not near
enough Christians. And we say that
not in a mannor derogatory to tie;
church, but in tho light ot paying a
tribu le to tho church. Tho fact thai
sin-soaked and unrepentant men hie
themselves to the church and pollute
tho sacred cup with tbolr filthy lips
and "drink damnation to their souls"
in tho hope of deceiving their fellow
men as to their true characters, ls
one of the greatest tributes that can
bo paid to the Church of Christ, lt
is the strength and bulwark of mil
lions of true Christians and it ls thc
hiding place of many whoso lives,
wore Ihey "known and read of all
men," would shame the devil him
if, therefore, tho unregenerate sin
ner invades the Church of Christ lo
deceive his follow-mun as to lils
true character, boca uso the church is
good and tho church member Is sup
posed to bo. or at least to be trying
to attain to a measure of goodness,
may not the minister and the I ruo
believer, and the right-thinking and
right-acting church member Invade,
with all propriety and all good con
science, tho resorts of questionable
practice and dens of iniquity, and do
what can be done to purify ?in I
?deauso al least (hose places fre
quented by the youth of our coun
try? ls it worth trying?
WOMAN'S .MISSIONARY UNION
Sessions to be Held nt Wa Kialla l.ap
IIsl Church, duly 21 ami 22.
Following is the program of ibo
Woman's Missionary Union (auxil
iary to Hon verdun) Association,) ilia
llfteenth session to be held with ibo
Walhalla Baptist church, July 21-2'i:
1 D im -Song. Jesus Shall Reign."
Scripture message -'Faith and
Works: "Have faith in Cod," (.Mark
11:2; "Faith if it bath not works,
is dead," ( James 2: 17. Mrs. Dr. An
C root lugs-Mrs. J. W. Langston.
Response--Mrs. S. F. Reeder.
Roll-call W. M. S. .(blackboard
Conferring A-1 badges.
Reports--( a ) secretary and treas
urer; (b) chairman of mission study:
(c) presidents of divisions.
Superintendent's message-Mrs. 0.
Relation of Association to my Di
vision- Mrs. E. \Y. Masters, vice
president of division.
Special music--Mrs \v. S. Bear
impersonation o M inst? n
Course* - H coogal th rtlflc.i o
Denis of Inure ('hatti
i w, M. U. Convention .d?s. <
Campaign Ideals -Mrs. J. I). Chap
2.00-Song, "Make Me a Channel
Devotional-Loyalty-Phil. :i : 7-8,
The ideal; Luke 14:28-30, The Cost;
I Cor. 15:68, Cal. fi: 0-10, Persever
ance; Col. 1:18, The Center; Isa.
40:2S-31, How to he Loyal. Mrs.
W. W. Davidson.
Auxiliary Ideal and Motto -(All
auxiliaries stand during reading of
former by leader, and repeat in con
cert tho motto. )
Roll-call of Auxiliaries (black
Report of Association Superinten
dent Auxiliaries-Miss Jalnie Alex
Conferring A-1 badges.
Dedicated l^ives--"Why?" i Two
minute talks .
(a) Saved for Service in my Aux
iliary- Miss Maida Watkins.
(bi Saved for Servico ii) my
Church - Mrs. T. M. Lowery.
(c) In the Uttermost Parts .Miss
(d) in My Community-Miss How
Address--"Our Juniors the Cor
ner-stone"- Miss Azale Welford.
R. A. Program -Mrs. Paul Arm
strong, superintendent of R.A.'s, pre
R. A. Hymn.
.Roll-call of Chapters (blackboard
demonstra lion. )
Conferring A-l badges.
Spiritual Development of the Boy
through It. A. work - Dr. I. R. D.
Announcements; closing song and
Thin I Session.
S p. m. Devotional Rev. L. W.
"My Call to China" -Miss Crace
Special music Miss Annie Belle
Address - "Stewardship a Vital
Fourth Session-Friday Morning.
10.00 Sunbeam Program. Asso
ciation Superintendent. Mrs. Nannie
Moon, presiding. (Sunbeams and
leaders in front seats.)
Scripture Lesson; Prayer. Mrs. J.
Roll-call of Sunbeams (blackboard
Conferring A-l badges.
S. H. C. Report Mrs W.fC. Mays.
( Sunbeams standing, j
Leader and Sunbeams recite iVi
concert State Motto (Heh. 12:1-2;
1 sa. G ; 8. )
Our Sunbeam 7."> Million Campaign
Progress Hy superintendent. Mrs.
Hrlef Outline of "King's Own"
Miss Ada Simpson.
"Developing tho Braver Lifo of
(a) Through Personal Example
Mrs. J. A. Watkins.
fy HOME DEMONSTRATION fy
fy NOTES. ' fy
fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy fy
The Home Demonstration Club of
West Union mot at tho school house
on Tuesday afternoon of last week.
IMans wore made for a community
picnic at tho school house on Wed
nesday, July 27th.
Tho South Union club ls planning
to have a community picnic on Tues
day. July 2Gth. at the homo of .Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Brown,
At both places demonstrations will
bo given in making yeast and yeast
breads. Tho farm agent is preparing
a program for tho men.
Tho Bluo Ridge Sowing Club met
Wednesday morning. Ono member
was absent. This is the llrst time
that club has not had perfect in at
The Richland and Bounty Land
Cooking Clubs have had biscuit con
tests. Mildred McDonald and (?ladys
Maxwell will represent the Richland
club nt the county contest, and Elea
nor Stone will represent tho Bounty
Land club. Demonstrations In Jelly
making were given nt these meet
A free moving picture show will ,
be given to club members and their
families al Walhalla and Westmin
ster on July 27th. ?ind ?it Seneca on
tho 28th .Tho pictures lo be shown
?ire government pictures, and are ed
ucational. The hour and Ot Inti' tie-j
tails will be given next week.
<'?inning, Rickiing, Preserving. j
.lust ai this juncture tho thrifty i
home demonstration club member
linds herself confronted with every |
angle of vision with some phase of
work. The season for canning, pick
ling and preserving ic right here,
and she realizes that Ibero is no
longer any doubt as to the benoflts
conferred upon the general health
of the family by canning fruits and
vegetables, so absolutely essential to
tho diet of the househill.!, t'nese being
the sources from which they derive
vitamines, mineral ma-.ter and every
thing vitally needful in keeping their
physiques in properly functioning or
Knowing that a correctly balanced
diet is necessary for tho welfare of
the family, she determine* to pro
curo this va.Mecl diet through fresh
vogetables and fruits all the year.
Tho honie-inaker realD.es threo Im
portant things when tho period for
conservation comes ir. -
First, that home demonstratio?*
inning methods have made thc way
.aire and easy i >i In t.
Second. Knowing tho Importance
of fruit and vegetables tn tho llet
during the entire year, she can en
tertain no excuse whatever In a tall
are to provide them.
Third. Sho has the assurance that
a supply of canned products make3
her work easier-the canned fruit
solves many dessert problems and
aids greatly in reducing the grocery
Cucumbers, cabbage and other
vegetables may be brined now to ho
used later for pickles. Following ls
a "sure keep brine recipe." viz.:
1 pint of salt,
1 pint of vinegar.
1 pint of sugar.
1 gallon sterilized water.
Mix well, and pour over vegeta
bles as soon as cold. Weight vegeta
ble under the surface of liquid, and
when fermentation ceases skim off
whito scum, pour melted pa ra (Tine
over tho surface of the liquid to seal
until ready for use. When ready for
pickle, soak vegetables in clear wa
ter over night, drain thoroughly dry
next morning, pack in jars and cover
with spiced vinegar, adding two cups
of sugar to each quart of vinegar.
Interspersing grape leaves with tho
vegetables in the brine makes Hie
cucumbers green and brittle.
Ft bel L. Counts.
County Home Dem. Agent.
Wagoner Township Singers.
The Wagener Township Singing
Association will meet with the /ion
church next Sunday. .Inly 17. begin
ning at 2 o'clock. All singers ?uni
lovers of music are invited.
W. I). Drewer. Secretary.
(b) Through Family Altar and
Home Influence Mrs. W. Leister.
te) Through tho Band-Mrs. .1. I*.
Reports of Standing Committees
(a) Training School, (b) Margaret
Obituary Report Mts. D. A. Pei
Closing song and prayer.
2.00 - Devotional - -Mrs. .1. W.Wil
Continuation of Reports ?
(a) Literature-Mrs. c. c. Whll
(b) Personal Service -Mrs. .1. D.
(c) Hospital and Orphanage- Mrs.
J. W. Shelor.
Reports of committees on time,
place and nominating committee;
oloction of officers; adoption of pol
icy; appointment of standing com
mittees; reading of minutes.
Closing song and prayer.
Mrs. O. K. Breazoale. Supt.
Mrs. J. A. Watkins, Secretary.
F. O. B. Detroit
170,000 Now in Use
Built with over strength in every part;
built to withstand the constant strain of
heavy duty; tested out under every condi
tion of farm imd belt work, and put to
actual test by 170,000 owners during the
pas? three years-the Fordson Tractor has
lived up lo every claim made for it.
No matter what the farm task-whether
plowing, disking, harrowing, threshing,
baling hay, grinding feed, pumping
water, sawing wood, pulling stumps, fill
ing si'os, or any of the many other jobs
around the farm, the Fordson wili not
only do and do well, but quicker, easier
and at less expense.
There are so many different time and
money saving ways in which the Ford
son can be used that you owe it to your
self to get the facts. Come in and see
the Fordson, or write or phone for the
Piedmont Motor Co.
Walhalla, S. C. Westminster, S. C.
H V'..I/.., I.'IW.\JH.V.-/M.I .w; vt AM i?..?'/-.*.)<??JW'.-.. ni (.
Some Seasonable Necessities
Three Pound Tin Cans with Solder Hem
med Caps, 100 to the package, only $4.50.
Fruit Jar Caps and Rubbers, Enameled
Ware, Aluminum and Galvanized Ware at
- ICE CREAM FREEZERS -
Just received shipment 3, 4 and 6 Quart. Late
in arriving. Will sell them at close margin
until the lot is gone.
CHATTANOOGA CANE MILLS AND
We have a stock of popular sizes and can save
you money on these outfits,
Ballenger Hartare aili Furniture Co.,
Seneca, 5. C.
SH HUI W'S SA I,KS IOU TAX 10S.
Hy authority contained in certain
Tax ?xecutions to inc directed hy
lt. ll. Alexander, Treasurer of Oco
nee county, South Carolina. I here
by offer for sale, on MONDAY, tho
1st day of August, lu2 1. at public
outcry, in front of the Court House
door, in Walhalla, S. C., tho follow
ing described real estate, to-wit:
Kleven acres of land in White
water Township, adjoining lands of
W. M. Brown and others, on Toxawny
river. Levied on as the property of
Mrs. H. M. Blackshear. at suit of the
State for taxes.
Ten acres of land in Whitewater
Township, adjoining lands of Dr. C,
Orimshawe and others, on White
water river. Levied on as the pro
perty of Mrs. ll. M. Blackshear, at
suit of tito State for taxes.
Twonty-flve acres, more or less, on
Cedar creok, Oconeo county, adjoin
ing lands of Government on north
side and on the south side by lands
of the Southland Woodland Com
, puny. Levied on .is the property of
Messiah Cobb, at suit of -.be State for
taxes. W. M. ALI5XANDKR,
Sheri ff Oconeo Cou nt v. S C
.Inly IX. I ULM. ' 28-30
Bolt Kills Man; Companion Unhurt.
('ballest?n. July ll.-Robert Pul
ton, io years of age. a mechanic em
! ployed by a local fertilizer plant.was
killed boro Sunday afternoon by .1
stroke of lightning during a severe
storm. Fulton bad gone into the of?
fl?o of the plant whore ho is em
ployed to escape the rain, when the
bolt struck . A negro who was stand
ing within three feet of Fulton was
uninjured, although ho was hurled
about 20 feet through a door. Mr.
Fulton bad lived in Charleston about
li> years, coming boro from Johns
town, Pa. A brother ls on tho way
hero from tho formor homo, whore
tho body will bo taken for Intorment.
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