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WALHALLA, S. C.
WEDNESDAY, MAROU 15, 1022.
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A Porch Colory Box.
There ls no phaso of vegetation
moro easily and conveniently devel
oped or moro gratifyingly conducive
to the pleasure aud happiness of the
hame maker, both from tho stand
point of beautification and excellent
food product, as tho porch celery
For this purpose secure a box four
feet long, two feet wide and 20 Inches
deop; placo on the bottom a strata
of any kind of soil, four inches in
depth, as a baso. Cover this with a
layer of barnyard fertilizer four
inches deep, above this a strata of
dark sandy loam, four inches deep.
Lay the top surface off in rows 4
Inches apart and one inch deep. Let
this stand 12 hours before planting
tho seed. Meanwhile, the seed are
soaking in sweet milk for 24 hou
for the purpose of rapid germination
and the production of stocky plants,
each of which is induced by the pro
tein of the milk.
Whon the time for soaking ls ex
hausted, drain tho milk from the
Bood and stir in a sufficiency of soil
:nmong them to have each bearing an
accumulation or coating ot soil.
Plant them sparingly in the little
rows already laid off, cover the seed
in the furrows, press all the soil sur
face down compactly. Keep the box
well catered, a.'? soon as thc sell
Whon tho plants are throe Inches
high, thin them out leaving the per?
mun on I growth four Inches apart in
Ihii rows. Tl'.o planta which aro will
drawn may be transplanted In the
garden or disposed of to other homo
Tacks or wire nails are driven
around the edges of the box to hold
the cheese cloth covering confined.
Cheese cloth Is recommended as a
protection because lt admits tho sun
light to the plants. As soon as frost
is over lt may be removed entirely.
Keep the soil well broken between
tho rows with an old fork, which is
a good substitute as a cultivator. Ap
ply liquid fertilizer, using poultry
house excrement, or occasionally a
little nitrate of soda. This forces the
plant very rapidly.
If self-blanching celery seed are
used, the little plants will begin ta
bleach when they are about six
Inches high. However, If any
other varietlee are used for planting,
pine needles may be placed between
the rows and against the 12 inhes
ot box left above the surface of the'
soil. Place these needles after the
planto have attained a growth of six ?
inches, and the bleaching process
"will begin very quickly.
When tho lateral spires have at-1
fained the length ot 10 or 12 inches,
cut them carefully from tho plant I
and use. In a few weeks the plant
reproduces these. The blossom stem
should be carefully cut from the
crown of the tap root and used. By
preventing the blooming of tho plant
lt continues to prodcue new, crisp
?pries for consecutive years, thus
economizing the household expendi
tures and increasing the joys of the
During these consecutive years of
the growth of these plants from the
original planting, the soil life is
maintained by the application of the
liquid fertilizer frequently between
tho rows of plants.
Ethel L. Conuts,
County Home Dom. Agont.
PRESENT METHODS CONDEMNED
In Atlant? School System-?Want to
Return to Sonto Abandoned.
Madison, March 10, 1922.
Editor Koowco Courier:
Enclosed please find a clipping
from the Atlanta Constitution on
tho educational methods of the city
of Atlanta, if you can find space for
it next weok. will you please publish
?it in your paper?
Yours truly, j. A. Cook.
Wants Changes in Methods.
Scoring tho present modem melli?
'od of education in Atlanta's public
schools, which he declared is a "pan
<oramic" systom, educating the eye
.instead of the mind, School Commis
.alonor Carl H. Hutchoson will intro
duce at tho board of education's next
meeting a resolution urging a return
to tho old method.
Ho will call on tho board to abol
ish tho visualized system of reading
and require tho alphabet to be
Aaught; bring back tho old-tlmo dla
graining in grammar; reinstate the
old method of syllabic pronunciation
of words in spoiling, and instruct the
superintendent to dlreot that teach
ers lay special emphasis on" instruc
tions in reading, spelling and mathe
matics. He asks that the plan be
come effective with the beginning of
the now term in September.
Mr. Hutcheson asserts that the
"visualized plan of reading educates
tho eye and not tho mind, and is a
panoramic method which tonds to
Hit and flip objects before tho view
at lightning speed, fails to develop
the mind psychologically and philo
sophically, and tends to destroy the
fundamental basis of elemontary ed
Business mon of Atlanta, ho sr id.
are complaining that employees who
aro educated In the Atlanta schools
cannot spell properly.
"This resolution is not simply uy
own idea," stated Mr. Hutcheson;
"some of tho oldest and most effi
cient teachers in the system are de
ploring the decadence of the so-cull
ed modern methods, and waut tx re
turn to education that will stick in
"Tho way our young children are
being taught is not educating them.
They do not learn the alphabet. They
begin to read with the aid of pic
tures. Cover up <ho pictures and of
tentimes they can't read tho text at
"Then this sight reading ls de
stroying the art of spelling, one of
the most valuable accomplishments
a child can acquire. The 43,000 pu
pils of the public schools need to be
taught to spell thoroughly, know the
wodrs and what the words moan as
they read them."
Mr. Hutcheson Is also the author
of a pending resolution to reduce the
number of text hooks in the gram
mar school grades.
He introduced a resolution which
ls also pending, providing for the
elimination of several supervisors
and the transfer of their functions
to the principals and teachers, de
claring that too many "fringes and
trimmings and furbelows" had got
ten into the system.
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ENDS
Session at Lost-Adjourned Sunday
Afternoon After Long Walt.
(Tho State, -Monday.)
After being In session, with vari
ous recesses, since 10.30 o'clock on
Saturday morning, the General As
sembly adjourned sine die at 3.38
o'clock yeaterday afternoon, having
finally pasBed and ratified the annual
appropriation bill, providing for the
expenditure by the State during 1922
of $5,839,106.04, and carrying a
State-wide levy on real property of
seven mills, a reduction of five mills
as compared with the levy of 1921.
The session had run 20 days beyond
the 40-day limit.
Adjournment yesterday afternoon
was reached only after a long vigil
'by both Houses, Tasting through Sa?
! urday night ?'id Sunday morning.
. while tho co renco commit loo was
Int work on tl.*, annual appropriation
1 Ml!. The .Senat.- completed Its con
I ?I??ratiou o i' this moa?ui 'o ou Friday
I night and the conference committee
began work on the bill Saturday
morning. All through the day and
night the three Senators and three
Representatives debated the bill and
rewrote it, while tho two Houses sat
and waited for their report. It was
not until 1.30 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon that the committee complet
ed its task and sent Its report and
the rewritten bill to the two Houses,
to be adopted later by both, ratified
and sent to the Qovernor for hts sig
nature. The Senate agreed to the
conference report almost without de
bate. The House, however, gare its
acquiescence only after lengthy argu
?Lions and tigers kept in captivity
roquiro one day a week without food
to keep them in good health.
Bobolink ia called the reed bird In
, Pennsylvania and the rice bird in the
In the old China of empire days
soldiering was regarded the basest
The largest, freight engine ia 4 60
tona and has actually drawn a load
of 17,000 toas on a slight up-grade.
The people of Icelnad are the long
est lived in the world, their average
span of life being 61 years.
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TRUSTEE'S SALE OF REAL
In the District Court o' the United
States-Northern District of Oeor?
tn the Matter of MEtLER SL\.NI> CHS,
Bankrupt.-No.. 1213.-In bank
By virtue of decretal order herein,
signed by tho Honorable W. A. Bal
ley, Referee, and dated the 14th day
of March, 1922, I will offer for sale,
by public auction, at tho office of the
Referee, W. A. Bailey, in the City of
Toccoa, State of Georgia, at 12
o'clock M. on TUESDAY, the 4th
day of APRIL, 1922, the following
renl property of the Estate of Moler
Sanders, Bankrupt, to-wit:
All that certain piece, parcel or
tract of land, situate, lying and be
ing in Conter Township, of tho Coun
ty of Oconce, State of South Caro
lina, containing 82 3-4 acres, more
or less, adjoining lands of A. T.
Schlock, Will Ilornick and others,
samo hoing moro fully represented
by plat of survoy thereof by C. C.
Myers, Surveyor, of dato the 1st day
of January, 1901, and being tho samo
tract of land conveyed to Meier San
dors by A. M. Sandors by deod bear
ing dato tho 29th day of January,
1914, and recorded in Clerk's Offlco,
Oconeo County, South Carolina, in
Deed Book TT, Pago 118.
TERMS OF SALE-OASH. Pur
chaser to pay all taxes payable after
tho year 1921, and for stamp and
WINSTON OWEN, Trustee.
March 15, 1922. 11-13
LEAD & ZI NC PAINT
If you can find a cheaper
paint or a better paint
. Here's the offert
(J0 AINT huIf your house with D?vot Lead
IT end Zinc Palm; Point th? oihtr half
with any other paint you chooa?.
If Devoo rlo^?n't tslo fewer Ballona and
coat (?aa money, wo will maka no charge
(or Do voa
If Devoo doesn't wear a year or two or three
yeara tonger-longer and batter- wo will
give you enough Dtjvoe to do the Job over.
Or, paint half your houa? lead-and-ot), th?
other half Devoo. In three yeer? ?he lead?
jnd-ot) hatf will ba hungry io - > puuii,
with Dcvo? atilt sound.
If not, we J give you ?nough for the whola
Devoo Producta ara tlme-tts ted and proven,
backed by tha 168 yeara' experience of th?
oldest paint manufacturing concern in th?
U.& F?..n?U,t tT<4
J. W. BI TM, DRUG CO.,
Walhalla, S. O.
NOTICE OP ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
To the Qualified Electors and Itosl
dont Freeholders of Legal Voting
Age in Neville School District No.
PLEASE TA'KiE NOTICE, Th U an
Election will he held in Neville
School District, at the School House,
on 'SATURDAY, March 25th. be
tween the hours of 7 A. M. and 4 V.
M., for the purpose of roting ou the
question of levying a. tax of Soven
Mills on all property in said District,
to be used for building purpose.:.
Respectfully, J. M. KELLEY,
J. W. MOKOAN',
March 15, 1922. ll 12
The State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
IN COURT OF COMMON PI/fcAS.
J. D. Slcnecypher, M/s. Edie li. mais,
Mrs. Mota Allei., 'Mrs. fattie
Br?w?u, S. 1?. Burrlss, Mrs.-<ij*udo
J. B. McJunkln, Mrs. Jane ... .
Mrs. Pauline McJunkln, Pendleton
Barton, John Barton; Margaret
Barton, Mrs. Blanche] Mc.l?nkln,
John McJunkln, Morgr.u ll, Mc
Junkln, Clifford Shearer, M ra.Kate
Glenn, Mrs. Effie Snipes, Ward law
Shearer, William Wells, David
Shearer, 'Hal Shearer and Ottie
To tlie Defendants above named:
You, and each of you, are hereby
summoned and required to answer
the Complaint in this action, which
is on Ale in the office of tho Clerk
of Court in and for Oconeo County,
South Carolina, and to serve a copy
of your answer to the said Complaint
on the 8Ubscribur, at his office, at
Walhalla, S. C., within twenty days
after the service hereof, exclusive of
the day of such service ; and If you
fail to answer the Complaint within
the time aforesaid, the Plaintiffs in
this action will apply to the Court
for the relief demanded In the Com
plaint. J. R. EARLE,
W. J. SCHRODER, (Seal.)
C. C. P. and O. 8.
NOTICE TO MINORS.
To tho above named John Barton and
Margaret Barton, Minors:
You will take Notice- That uni?os
you apply and have nomo person ap
pointed a? Guardian ad Litern for
you. In the above entitled action
within twenty days after the service
hereof, exclusive of tho day of such
service, the Plaintiffs will apply and
have some suitable person appointed.
Dated Walhalla, S. C., this 16th
day of February, A. D. 1922.
J. R. EARLE,
March 15, 1922. 11-14
A Week of Joy and Pun
Columbia, S. C.
APRIL 17th toy 22nd.
MAKE Vi ?JR PLANS TO COME
VOTE FOR QUEEN OF PALMAFESTA.
WE ARE GLAD
INSTALLED A NEW
OUR REPAIR SHOP
OF BATTERY WO)
PRICED ARE VERY
DOWN WHILE YOU
ANY. ALL TESTS RI
WATER FREE. ALI
t<> ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE LATELY
. WlTERY STATION IN CONNECTION WITH
ANO ARE PREPARED TO DO AliL KINDS
K, i HAHGLNG, OVERHAULING, ETC. OUR
I! \ SONABLE. WE TAKE THE BATTERY
?. IT AND SHOW YOU THE TROUBLE, IF
? ABSOLUTELY FREE, AND DISTILLED
s* S E E.
Henry White or D. K. Chastain
At HUGHS' GARAGE.
?. WE DO IT-DON'T HAVE IT DONE."
J. m BYRD,
F E R TILIZE.R
Agent for r*. Se Roystcr Guano Co?
See m -fore buying your Ferti
lizer. I want your business.
Office in ai M. BARRON'S STORE,
Soneca, S. C..
IT'S ECONOMY TO BUY THINGS THAT YOU NEED WHEN
YOU NEED THEM. FOR INSTANCE, IF YOUR BUILDING IS
LEAKING, COVER IT.
WE HAVE JUST KKCEIVED ANOTHER CAR LOAD OF
GALVANIZED ROOFING IN TWO, THREE and V V V V V
CRIMP, and CORRUGATED In 0 to 12-ft. LENGTHS. ALSO,
A OAR OF NAILS AND BARBED WIRE and a OAR OF BRICK.
LOTS OF POULTRY WIRE. WE CAN NOW FURNISH YOU
WITH GENUINE OLIVER CHILLED TURN PLOWS, GENUINE
COLE IMPLEMENTS AND MANY OTHER THINGS NOW BE
ING NEEDED ON THE FARM.,
WE ARB MAKING SPECIAL PRICES ON FARM IMPLE
MENTS, BUILDING MATERIALS, ETC. SEE US WHEN YOU
ARE IN NEED.
Whitmire-Marett Hdw. Go.
' HARDWARE HEADQUARTERS
WESTMINSTER - WALHALLA
-We have a full stock of
SPRAY MATERIALS, * SPRAY PUMPS,
SPRAY HOSE, J. NOZZLES, ETC
WELL PUMPS, PIPING and VALVES-ALL SIZES?
DAU^M We have a well assort- TD^fi.'
Delling- cd Rubber, Canvassed -Delling
and Leather Belting.
Let us serve you when in the market*
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Seneca, S. C. .. ..
lttr v ..?-? w ".?w.vt.wrM r^<rtuw?7>w???v?^
COTTON SEED MEAL
Be sure and get our prices before
West Union Oil Mill,
, JAS. H. DARBY, Lessee,
West Union, S. 0.
I Am Ready
TO MAKE FERTILIZER CON
TRACTS .WITH PROMPT PAY
ING, RESPONSIBLE PARTB3S
FOR SPRING DELIVERY OF FERTILIZERS.
"Rampley's Meal Mixture"
WnOL RE ESPECIALLY MANUFACTURED THIS YEAR TO
PRODUCE COTTON UNDER "BOLL WEEVIL CONDITIONS."
Make Your Reservations Early to In
sure Prompt Delivery.
J. C. RAMPLEY.
WEST UNION, S. C.