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<4* COUNTY AGENT'S NOTES.
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<.{. OCONEE'S MOTTO: .J.
*j. "Vetch and Clover on Every .J.
4? Farm-More Oat?, Rye .J.
.?. and "Wheat." .J.
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.j. Coming Events. .J.
.jo Big Farm Tour. - Wade ?J.
4? Drake's Farm, Anderson, Wed- 4?
.j? nosday, Aug. 24th. (See what ?fr
.j. vetch and velvets did! Winters
.J? will be there.) .J.
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?,000 Bales, and Going Strong.
Spartanburg, Aug. 13. -Editor
V'Keowee Com 1er: Over three thou
sand bales of colton signed on tho
markotlng contract-"and tho cam
paign moves on with greater force!
To-day there aro two big meetings
-one at Spartanburg and another at
Inman-with Congressman J. J. Mo
Swain speaking to the farmers on
the marketing contract, lt is expect
ed that many moro will sign tho con
ti act at these two big meetings.
Furm-to-farm canvasses will bo
carried on during tho coming weak
to give each man opportunity to take
part in this great economic achieve
ment. Greenville county will proba
bly bo the next county in the Pied
mont section to launch tho campaign,
and a frosh corps of workers will ho
secured for the task.
ll. is expected that ibis State will
come out victorious and lake .hoi"
place by tho sido of the other South
ern States which have completed
their campaign for tho better mar
keting of tho South's chief money
crop.
Visit Drake's Farm.
On Wednesday. Aug. 24th, at 2 p.
m., a meeMng will be held nt Wade
Drako's farm, in Anderson county,
N. E. Winters, the Billy Sunday of
Modern Agriculture, will address the
farmers assembled at the farm at 2
p. ni. Mr. Winters will show the ac
tual results accomplished in practice
from the use of cover crops and Bum
mer legume crops and lime.
Mr. Drake is perhaps the greatest
soil builder, and one of the best farm
ers, the South has over known. Re
cently a letter from the U. S. Depart
ment of Agriculture was sent through
the South, giving the results of Mr.
Drake's soil-building experiences.
Starting about ten years ago with
a worn and gullied farm, Mr. Drake
har, built up hi< farm, with a proper
system of farming, until last year
hts crops produced grent vichis per
acre.
On ono hundred acres of land
planted in cotton Mr. Drake last year
produced 197 bales.
On aboiC one hundred acres of
corn Mr. Drake avoragod about 80
bushels of corn per acre.
The figures on his yields of oats
and other grains are not at hand, but
they were greatly In excess of the
average yields of the State.
Velvet beans in summer and vetch
and rye In winter aro tho two great
est factors in the development of his
soils, and incidentally >to the making
of greater profits financially.
All farmers deserving the name
should toko this trip by all means, lt
w'ill be tho most profitable day spent
In a long time. Farmers of Pickens,
Greenwood and other count los aro
expected.
The farmers of Oconoe county
should moot at the Chamber of Com
merce, on Main streot, in Anderson,
not later than 1.30 p. m., from
wheoco all will proceed to Mr.
Drake's farm, which is about llvo
miles from the city.
All farmers who are interested in
bigger crops at less expenso, and who
desire to BE SHOWN REAL FARM
ING should be there.
Ceo. R. Hriggs, County Agent.
Enjoyed the Reunion at Richland.
Editor Keowee Courier:
The county reunion of ex-Confed
erate soldiers at Richland on Friday:
Aug. 12th, was a perfect success and
most enjoyable. Tho good people of
Richland fully sustained their well
deserved reputation for hospita li ?y
and as bountiful providers. Able and
interesting speeches wore delivered
hy J. P. Strlbllng, J. W. Todd, Elli
son Smith and Harry R. Hughs. .1. <").
Armstrong and Capt. S. K. Dendy
also made short talks.
ll was pleasant and encouraging
to find that our young men aro no
longer accepting histories with mis
statements and omissions, but aro
Investigating carefully tho casus belli
between tho North and South in
1861.
Resolutions of appreciation and
thanks wore adopted by tho old sol
diers for tho kind hospitality of the
people of Richland, to tho speakors
for their admlrablo addresses, and to
Mr. and Mrs. Gllllsom for tho de
lightful music furnished by thom.
At a business meeting tho former
officers-Capt. Ellison, Capt. McGill
and Mr. Flncannon-were re-elected.
V. F. Martin.
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4* NOTES. 4*
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New Ideas for Summer Curtain??.
Unusual and lovely are the^ win
dow curtains and drapes made from
ginghams, in checks, plaids or
stripes, unbleached muslin, voile,
barred dimity, Japaneso crepe, pop
lin, linen and other materials which
we commonly think of as materials
for dresses and other purposes. They
are Inexpensive and simple to make,
yet the effect ls quite aa pleasing as
if they were mado of the most costly
materials.
Unbleached muslin is being usod
In so many lovely ways. Sometimes
it is dyed in some of the soft, dull
shades of rbse, old blue, old gold,
green, wisteria or brown, and deco
rated with embroidery wool. It makes
lovely curtains when ornamented
with Moral designs cut from cretonne,
applique flowers, bands of chintz and !
gingham or animal and bird designs 1
in patchwork for the nursery.
Curtains made from mill-end un
bleached muslin and trimmed with
bias bands and 'triangles of checked
gingham aro very effective. Thc cur
tains are charming and dainty, and
add tho correct touch of color that
makes the all-white kitchen or bath
room a Joy to any woman's heart.
These curtains can easily bo made in j
an hour.
Choose a good piece of mill-end j
muslin li? inches wide, ll costs from |
IO to 12 couts a yard. Split the
muslin down the center and finish
the edge with a tiny hem. Cse an
inch and a half bein for the bottom
of the curtains.
Purchase one-third of a yard of
tho checked gingham material. Cut
the banding on the true bias, one
and one-half Inches wide. Match and
seam. Turn in the edges one-fourth
of an Inch and baste. Sew in posi
tion on the curtains ono and one
half inches from the edge, being
careful to miter the banding at the
corner. Cut the triangles the size
desired from the scraps of gingham
left. Turn in 'the edges and baste.
Stitch these triangles on the curtain
three-fourths of an inch above ?he
gingham bands. Tho triangles ari
may be cut tho same size, or the
center one may be larger. Squares,
circles and diamonds may be used
instead of the triangles, or 'the band
trimming alone makes an effective
trim ming.
(The above very interesting and
useful hints aro taken from "The
Farmer's Wife," issue of August.)
Ethel Ti. Counts,
County Homo Pom. Agent.
YOUNO MEN ARRESTED SUNDAY
Night-They Were Taking Law Into
Own Hands to Regulate Visitors.
Ton young men of Westminster
were lodged In Jail last Sunday night
on a charge of misdemeanor on the
public highways.
It seems that two or throe young
men of Walhalla went to Westmin
ster to call on young ladies, and it
also seems that thc young men of
Westminster objected to Uhe pro
ceeding. Some time after the Wal
halla boys arrived at their destina
tion-they were called on the phone
and Informed that they must loave In
fifteen minutes, so we are Informed,
or that they would be roughly hand
led. The Walhalla boys did not noe
flt to "beat lt" at the moment, but
instead got Into coniunlcation willi
tho sheriff's office In Walhalla. In
forming the sheriff of what had ta
ken place. The shoriff went over and
awaited developments. When the
Walhalla boys got started homeward,
so tho story is told currently, they
were overtaken on the road very
close to( some say In) Westminster,
und it began to look as if the threats
were to bo made good, but Just then
tho sheriff's car hove in sight, and
3ti investigation he decided to bring
Ibo Westminster boys to Jail with
lilm on a charge of misdemeanor on
the highways. The boys spent tho
night in the Oconeo Jail, and were re
leased Monday morning on bonds ior
their appearance before a magis
trate on September 2d.
lt is quite an unusual sight to see
en well-dressed, gentlemanly young
non Ale out of tho county jail under
escort, and wo hope it will never bo
leen again. Roys, take a lesson from
his Incident, whatever the outcome.
Yow wore thoughtless, and doubtless
/on were totally In tho* wrong. Rut
lowever that may be, learn tho les
ion while it is cheap. Lot tho law
uko care of grievances, if grievances
boro lie - and don't try to tako.lho
aw Into your own hands. There ls
io reason why Ibo young men of tho
wo towns should not be the best of
rlonds, and como and go In tho two
owns ns freely os in their own
lomos. If there ls something back
>f this Incident that needs "cleaning
ip" wo hopo that tho "cleaning up"
./111 bo done, let the fault Ho where
t may.
Subscribe for The Courier. (Best)
OIJ?> SOLDIERS KA|> GREAT DAV.
People of Richland and Surrounding
Communities Entertained.
Richland, Aug. 15.-Speclul: Fri
day, the 12th of August, was a glad
day for Richland in that sho m,ade
merry for the Oconee Camp of Con
federate Veterans. The academy hall,
with late improvements and a fresh
coat of paint, was made ready for
their coming. Tho Stars and Stripes
and Stnrs and iBars wore unfurled
together to decorate tho cosy little
stage. Capt. A. H. Ellison, as presi
dent of the camp, and .1. P. Strlbllng,
as local manager, had charge of the
program.
Tho exercises were opened with
the song, "America,'* hy tho audi
ence, and prayer was offered hy Rev.
Hardee.
J. P. Striating delivered the ad
dress of welcome. Ho opened the
Richland heart enclosed in the Oco
noe mother bosom and assured the
veterans, that this heart, in dimen
sions of love and veneration for them,
is as large as Stump-House Moun
tain, the geographical heart of Oco
nee, and that this Richland heart is
as firmly .and deeply imbedded in tho
doctrine of State's Rights and Seces
sion-the loyal New South- -as tho
Stump-House Mountain is imbedded
in the everlasting hills. On this heart
a placard is stamped bearing tho
word "Welcome," in letters so large
that their age-dimmed eyes could
read without glasses, and the sun
shine and rain of ages would not ef
face or wash off.
J. W. Todd feelingly replied to this
welcome.
Mr. and .Mrs. Fl i Ja h (?ill ison, with
fiddle and guitar, cheered the vete
rans with old war-time selections.
Ellison Smith. Oconee's gifted
young orator, than whom South Car
lina lias no superior, was introduced.
He touchingly passed in rapid review
many stirring statistics, incidents
and scenes tn Confederate struggles,
and paid many beautiful and deserv
ed tributes to tho soldiers who wore
tho gray.
The "Cillison Stringed Band" gave
"Dixie," and the beat came In the
hearts and the Uro dashed in the
eyes of the "boys of the sixties" as
they arose and stood at "attention"
once more.
Harry iR, Hughs, of Walhalla, was
next Introduced, and In a forceful,
impassioned manner quoted Sher
man; "War ls Hell." TTo maintained.
HUH whon men's passions dethrone
(hoir ree.am war follows, but settles
or decides no Issue, Slate's Rights ls'
still an undecided issue. The. World
War ended, the settling is undecide I,
the peace treaty Is still an Issue and
its destiny depends on man's reason
ing powers, minus his passions.
Mrs. J. P. Stribllng, historian for
the Robt. A. Thompson Chapter, TT.
D. C., read the "Farewell" to the
Oconeo boys as they entrained .?t
McElroy's Crossing on the 7th day
of April, 1861, to enter the Confed
erate Army. This "Farewell" WAS
written by Mrs. Susan Dendy Doyle,
July 14, 1861.
At the close of this reading Mri.
Julia D. Shanklin rose and stated
that, as a hlne-year-old girl, she w ".s
present with her mother at this To
ing away, and pathetically told of itio
parting scenes there, and read i ,e
names of '.he boys who took that
train.
The last and most comforting
number on tho program was the an
nouncement by J. P. Stribllng that
i beautiful hollow square table under
the spreading oaks was groaning mi
ler its burden of eatables-"Ladles
In center and gents all around." Tho
hall was quickly emptied. Tho clar
ion ca.l of '.he "dinner horn" an
nounced that the table was ready.
This horn did service in tho Revolu
tionary War as a powder horn, and
was handed down by relatives to
Warren W. Stribllng. veteran of the
Confederate War, who transformed
lt Into a blowing horn,' and many
ire the times, in reconstruction days,
vhen it called thc Oconee huntsmen
ind hounds together In the "wee
lours" of the morning to give chase
to tho foxes, conns and opossum.-.
This dinner blast, was blown by Da
fid Warren Stribllng, grandson of
Warren w. Stribllng.
Tho day was lovely, the dinner
ilentiful. Every ono was orderly and
loomed happy. The "punch bowls'
>f fresh, cold wator and ,Ice cold lea
vere almost the size of thc Richland
?1RKS! BLEACH SK Hy
WHITE WITH LEMON.
Squeeze tho Juico of two lemons
nto a bottle containing three ounces
if Orchard White, which any drug
tore will supply for a fow cents,
linke well, and you havo a quarter
Int of harmless and delightful lemon
?leach. Massage this swootly fra
irant lotion Into tho faco, neck, nrms
md hands each day, thon shortly
loto the beauty and whltonoss of
our skin.
Famous stage beauties use this
omon lotion to bleach and bring
hat soft, clear, rosy-whito complox
on, also as a freckle, sunburn and
an. bleach because it doesn't lrrl
ate.-adv.
heart, and would not run dry1.. This
beverage was served, not In wine
glasses, but tu pint cups-good meas
ure-by Misses Carrie McMahan,
?Belle Striming and Nettie Hubbard.
Some four hundred descendants bald
their respects to che soldiers of tho
Confederacy and pierced a ray of
sunshine through the hearts of 20
veterans, whoso names are as fol
lows:
A. H. Ellison, R. D. Robertson,
J. W. Todd. J. L. Mulligan,
S. K. Dendy. W. T. Meares,
I. D. Plncannon, V. E. Martin,
W. T. McGill. J. L.' Reeder,
Thoa. Wy ly J. O. Riley.
J. L. Davis, Squlro Russell.
A. W. Blrod, C. ,B Findley,
J. O. Armstrong, J. L. Jones,
J. P. Gambroll, Joab Stewart.
TH HICK POLICEIMEN AHE KILLED
And Tinco Wounded by Deputy Sher
iffs-Mistaken for Hold-up Men.
Memphis. Tenn., Aug. ll).-How
ard L. (?amble, a special agent em
ployed by the Ford Motor Company,
tind Polk E. Carraway, a policeman,
and Vincent Lucartni, a police lieu
tenant, are de ul, and |tltree other
men are wounded as a result of an
unsuccessful nttcmpt by four masked
men to rob a clerk of a bag con
taining $S,500 as ho was entering
tho Ford assembling plant to-day.
and thc subsequeiP pursuit of tho
bandits, in which a police automobile
was lived upon by mistake by a sher
iff's posse, as it was passing through
Gowerville, a suburb.
Lucan ii i was shot through tho
the bend and two of his companions
in the police car were wounded when,
according to advices received here,
they failed to heed a command of
the sheriff's posse nt Colllerville to
stop, and their automobile-was flred
into.
Carraway and Camble were shot lo
death in a running fight with thc
bandits at the Ford plant after E. E.
McHenry. the clerk who had the
money in a satchel in charge, darted
into the company's office with tho
bag, after he had been accosted by
tho men and ordered to hand over
tho satchel.
W. S. Harris, a patrolman was
shot in the shoulder in tho fight at
tho plant.
The Moore Kennion.
The annual reunion of the Moore
family will be bold al the home of
Hov. at<! Mrs. M. J. Mooro. Mountain
Rest..:,y>>ute No. 1> on Aug. 28 (the
tour!il sunday.) There will bespeak
ing and singing. Everybody is cor
dially Invited to come and bring well
filled baskets. Dinner will be served
on the ground. Come all and let us
make the day one of the most enjoy
able ever spent.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina, fe *
County of Oconoe.
To the Qualified Electors and Resi
dent Freeholders of Legal Voting
Age in Oak Grove School District,
No. 22: -
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, That an
Election Will be held In Oak drove
School Dlstrlc4, ap Oak Grove School
House, on SATURDAY. August 27th.
1921, for the purpose of voting on
the question of levying a Special Tax
of Six Mills on all taxable property
in said District, to be used for school
purposes tn said Dis trie.
Polls to open nt 7 A. M. and close
at -I P. M. ' .
W. R. COBB.
F. T. PETTY,
W. O. CRBNSHAW,
Trustees.
Aug. 17, 1921. 33-34
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Bids will bo received up to 12
>'clock noon on THURSDAY, the 25lh
day of August, 1921, at the office of
Ibo County Highway Commission for
Oconee County, South Carolina, in
Walhalla, for 'tho construction of ap
proximately twelve (12) miles of a
Top-Soli Road, between Salem and
Walhalla, in Oconoe County. Tho
work consists of the following ap
proximate quantities:
S acres clearing and grubbing.
S 1.000 cu. vds. Common Excava
lion.
2,000 cu. yds. Rock Excavation.
25,000 cu. yds. Top-Soil Surfacing
1,170 lin. ft. 1 ?-In. pipe.
1.140 lin. ft. 18-ln. pipe.
,210 lin. ft. 24-in. pipe.
120 lin. ft. 36-ln. pipe.
Illidge Lumber: 66 thousand ft
it. M.
Bridge Hardware: 4,000 lbs.
Repainting lot) ft. Steel Highway
flridge.
Hoad and bridge may be bid on
separately or Jointly. One check will
lo for both by same bidder. All bids
nus! bo accompanied by a Certified
>r Cashler'n Check, or a Surety Pond
{iven in South Carolina, in the sum
if $500.00, made payable to W. L.
berner, Chairman, as evidence of
;ood faith of bidder. Successful bid
lcr will be required to give a Corpo
.ate Suroty iBond through a local
tgent.
Plana and specifications are now on
Ho in the office of J. N. Stripling,
monty Highway Enginoer. Walhalla,
5. C. Bid forms will be furnished on
?cquest.
Tho Commission reserves the right
o roject any or all bids, or to waive
echnlcalitlos.
M. R. MCDONALD,
Secretary Co. Highway Comm*.?sion.
Dated Aug. ll, 1921. 33
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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 and belt work, and put to
actual test by 170,000 owners during the
past three years-the Fordson Tractor has
lived .up to 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 silos, or any of the many other jobs
around the farm, the Fordson will 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
information.
Piedmont Motor Co.
Walhalla, S. C. Westminster, S. C.
PHONE 34
16feM*a.<j
?ik>.>itu?n?.i*fmvtr.at>l
SISTERS
By Kathleen Norria
Author of
"Josselyn** Wife*
t4<Th? Heart ofRpchael"
"The Story of Julia Vage/' Etc
%
A story for all women, and
for all men who have wive?
and sisters.
Depicts) a typical home into
which enters a triangle of love
and a great problem. Shows
the cheerful self-sacrifice and
heroism of a devoted nature as
compared with the weakness of
a spoiled, unfortified character.
Runs the gamut of types, ris
ing from sordid to unworldly
a blend of human elements.
Beautified throughout by the
artist's touch; cheerful in the
main, thrilling in some spots
and tragic in others - a docu
ment of romance and of hearts.
The distinguished California
authoress has contributed of her
best and given it. a setting amid
the beauties of her native state.
Read lt as a Serial
in These Columns
NOT?CK TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS.
All per?ons indebted to the Estate
:>f Mrs. Lavinia C. Hutchinson. De
ceased, are hereby notified to make
payment to the undersigned, and all
persons having claims against said
Bs ta te will present tho same, duly at
tested, within the time prescribed by
law, or bo barred.
(MRS.) HEARD H. ANDERSON.
Executrix of tho Estate of Mrs. La
vinia C. Hutchinson, Deceased.
Aug. 17, 1921._33-36
Excavations at Ninevah show an
elaborate system of sowerage and
drainage.
National Forest Tinioer ' for Sale.
Sealed bids will be received by the
Forest Supervisor, Franklin, N. C.,
up to and including Sept. 2, 1921, for
all tho merchantable dead timber
standing or down, and all tho llvo
timber marked or designated for cut
ting on an aroa embracing about 250
acres on tho L. G. Kuhtman tract, on
tho headwaters of Chauga, a tribu
tary of Tugaloo River, Nantahala
National Forest, South Carolina, es
timated to bo 400,000 foet B. M.,
moro or loss of yellow pine, poplar,
hickory, white oak, black oak, red
oak, chestnut oak add hemlock %tim
bor. No bid of less than $3.00 per M
feet for yellow pine and white oak,
$6.00 for poplar and $1.50 for hick
ory, black oak, rod oak, chestnut oak
and hemlock will be considered.
$250.00 must bo deposited with each
bid to be applied on the purchase
price, refunded, or retained in part
as liquidated damages, according to
conditions of sale. Tho right to re
ject any and all bids reserved. Before
bids aro submitted, full information
concerning the timber, the conditions
of salo, and the submission of bids
should bo obtained from tho Forest
Supervisor, Franklin, North Carolina
Aug. 'i, 1921. 31-34
loll opened
up a Fish Market and
Lunch Room at Phil
lips Old Stand. Will
have fresh Fish on
hand every day*
R. R. SASSARD.
BlacKsmith Shop.
I have opened a Blacksmith Shop
to the rear of Ute Enterprise Bank,
lin a graduate of thc Farriers' and
liorseshoors' school of Riley, Kansas.
Prompt attention to all work, and
<ut infliction guaranteed.
,f. C. HAIMOS, Walhalla, S. C.
(32-35*)
Tho Xiuli a ry Reunion.
The *welfth reunion of tho J. A.
Zachary descendants will bo hold on
Saturday, the 2 7th of August, at
Cashiers, N. C. All tho kindred and
'rlonds are cordially invited to at
lend, as some may never' have an
chor opportunity.
J. R. Zachary, Sr.

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