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WALHALLA, 8. C.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1022.
AMIICH TOWN ?
County Agent Ceo. It. Briggs sug
gests that Uconeo ought to have a
county fair. And she ought to have.
There is not a county in South Caro
Una that is better prepared to hold
an annual fair than Oco;?ee. She lias
the products to prepare and exhibit
- agricultural products, manufac
tured products. livestock, fruits,
vegetables-everything that grows,
and hundreds of things that are man
ufactured or made in the homes and
on the farms of our county.
?Mr. Briggs* suggestion is a good
one, and his query "Which Town?"
ls a pertinent one.
'.Which town?" asks Mr. Briggs,
"will work for the fair?"
Every town In Oconeo ought to
work for it. Every town cannot get
it, but tho ono that Is ready to do
and will do the most toward making
an Oconeo fair a succoss ought to get
the fair-and then all the others
ought to pitch right in and help the
ono that gets it.
'Walhalla ought to have the fair.
Wo can get lt if wo will go a ter lt.
.But it is going to take some money,
Rome effort, concerted action and a
hard pull. A fair ls something that
Oconeo really needs-not a little side
show with a few products carelessly
dumped about the grounds, but a
real county fair, gotten up on real
exhibition principles, carried out as
a real fair, and to bo made worth
Will we push and pull for an Oco
neo county fair, or pass it up with
If Ceo. it. Brigg* ;;oes after a fair
for Oconeo, our county is more than
apt to have a fair-and one worth
while. Walhalla ought lo have the
fair. Wc cnn have ii if we will.
The question is largely ono for our
AOUICULTUUAL LEADERS GIVEN
Recognition l>\ Clemson-.Mr. Good
and .Mc. Drake Arc Honored.
Clemson College, .inn.' li', spe
cial: Ucginniug in i:*!"', and every
year since, Hie hoard of trustees ol'
Clemson Colleg have sought io rec
ognize, encourage and lou.or each
year two South Carolina runners who
linvo (loni- noteworthy ?ind meritor
ious work in tie' advancement of
agriculture. The awards of certifi
cates ol' merit to this end are made
at Hie commencement exercises, and
the honors this year at the exercises
oi Julio (Uh weill to Dan IO. Good, of
Walhalla, for work in promoting the
apple growing Industry in the Pied
mont, and to .1. Wade Drake, of An
derson. for work in soil building and
farm management in the renovation
ol' worn-out soils. There is no doubt
that these gentlemen are worthy re
cipients Of the certificates of merit,
which wi re presented them by the
board of trustees upon recommenda
tion of the agricultural faculty after
careful study of tho situation. Be
low are brief sketches of tho work
of the two men :
"Apple (?love l-'nrm."
Mr. Good is the owner of "Apple
Grove Farm," one mlle from Wal
halla, where ho has demonstrated
the tact that apples can lie grown as
;. commercial proposition in thc foot
hills. Mr. Good began willi apples
in 1001), when ho put out 12 acres
ol apples on his small tarni of .*. !
acres, und under suggestions from
the extension horticulturists of Clem
son <'o'.|( ge, he has made such a suc
ci . s of Hu? venturo that, though
without any technical knowledge of
fruit growing lo begin wit li, he now
makes annually a good profit from
lib' orchard; and, though practicing
R li ve at-home type of farming, ho
depends on his apples rather than
ow cotton for his principal money
crop He believes that apples will do
well anywhere in the Piedmont coun
Made Worn-out Lands Productivo,
J. Wade Drake, tho other recipient
of Ibo honor this year, is an Ander
son conni) ?.muer who has proved
that the worn-out Piodmoill lands
no i d not '? email unproducl ive, hut
thal by n proper system of farm man
agement und soll building, through
tho uso of legumes and rotation, ibo
poorest soils -nay I?,, n. ade produc
tivo a id pi cfit able. Sovornl years
n??o Mr. Drake houghl a run-down
i : i" ?oar Anderson and set about
vectoring Ks fortuity and productiv
ity, Having decided that heavy pur
cha ht ? ? o? fer: i i i.'.er .-i alone would
r glvp him real profits or restore
bis poor soils, Io- decided upon log?
mhos arid crop rotations a^ tho Wiso
COlirsO, and he, loo, BOU ghi Cue gen
eral gu ida nco of tho extensi?n work
ers, with do result that during tho
FEARFUL HURRICANE STRIKES
Along Coast in Metropolitan Are?
Muny Lives Wore Lost.
.Now York, June 12.-The death
toll of tho brief but terrific hurri
cane that swooped down on tho Met
ropolitan area late yesterday passed
tho sixty mark to-day, with Indica
tions that tho total number of dead
might go much higher.
The death list leaped ahead whoa
an incoming tido returned IS moro
bodies that had hoon swept out to
sea last night. Four moro bodies
were recovered at 'Hunters4 Island,
and two wore reported to have boen
picked up at Travers Island.
City Island-haven for tho Sunday
pleasure seekers and amateur fisher
men-was the hardest hit point in
the Metropolitan area, but casualties,
mostly by drowning, wore reported
from many other points.
The beach at City Island to-day
presented a desolate spectacle. Sev
eral hundred porsons, relatives of
the missing-worn by hysteria
waited lu little groups among the
wreckago on tho saud for some word
of the fate of their loved ones.
Marino squad police, exhausted by
their all-night vigil, continued their
cruise, keeping a sharp look-out for
The full toll of the storm may not
be known for days. The crowd that
thronged City Island yesterday were
drawn from all parts of the Metro
politan district, and probably num
bered many persona from distant
points who had gono to the Island to
escape the broiling heat.
'Boatmen at City Island said thora
wero 4 6 small boats as yet unac
counted for. Occupants of many of
these undoubtedly were saved by U.
S coast guards and by members of
yacht clubs about the island, who
put out as soon as tho terrific blow
had subsided. But (he police believe
many more were lost. There were at
least 250 small boats and canoes out
when tho squall struck.
THE Y. \V. A. AND G. A. RALLY
Program of Meeting to bo Hold nt
Westminster on Juno 2?L
Following ls the program of the
Beaverdam Y.W.A. and CA. rally to
he held at tho Westminster Baptist
church on Friday, June 23, begin
ning at 10 a. m.:
Hymn, "The Son of God Goes
Forth to War."
Devotional-Mrs. B. L. Mitchell.
Prayer-Mrs. W. S. Bearden.
Heading of tho 19th Psalm-Miss
"The 'Purpose of an Auxiliary Con
ference." Associational Superintend
Short verbal reports from auxil
"Auxiliary Weak (Points"-Mrs.
S. F. Reeder.
Special music-Miss Annlo B.Wat
Paper-"Are We Living Up to Our
Y.W.A. Ideal?"-Mrs. J. H. Brown.
Tho best 2 5-word definition or rea
son "Why 1 am a Y.W.A. or G.A."
Open to ono member of any auxil
iary. Best reason will he printed in
Hymn. "More Like tim Master."
Prayer-Mrs. M. A. Wood.
Lunch hour-12.45 to 2.
Hymn, "O Zion, Haste!"
Devotional-Newry G. A.
Short papers-"Stewardship," (a)
"Who is My Nolghbor?" hy Miss
Mary Knox; (h) "My Campaign
?'hage." by Miss Est ol le Vernon; (c)
"My Life Dedicated," Miss Lura Per
Talk, "How to'Find Cod's Purpose
in Our Lives," Miss Bewley Hunsin
Spelal music-Miss Mildred Bear
Demonstration by Westminster G.
"How to Enlist Our Girls In Aux
iliary Work," by Dr. I.E.D. Andrews.
Open dlsussion ( 1 ) Mission Study
and Circle Plan; (2) Dow to Have
flood Programs; (3) How to Keep
Ev'ry Girl Interested. Led by Mrs. G.
Closing prayer-Mrs. O. K. Brca
Every auxiliary In the association
and those churches having no auxil
iary, are urged to send a largo rep
resentation to th r;illy.
Beaverdam Y.W v.. and G. A.
Higham Sentenced to Dio July 14.
Florence. June IO.-Judge S.W.G.
Skipp this afternoon refused to grant
Edmund Higham a new trial and sen
tenced him to he electrocuted on tho
lilli of July. Higham stands con
victed of the murder, of his brother.
Smiley Pigham, and is also under In
dictment for the murder of his mo
ther, sister and the latter's two adop
ted children. Tho murder occurred
In January, 1921, and the case has
been In tho courts In various ways
for the past two and a half years.
Conference at Liberty Church,
The mein hers of Liberty Baptist
church at Ebenezer aro requested to
mool next Sunday morning, Juno 18,
at 10.30 o'clock, In a call conference,
as lhere is sumo special business to
he transacted. Raymon Bearden.
Aged Presbyterian Minister Dead.
Greenwood, June IO.--Rev. James
I.. Marlin, 83 yon rs of ago, who sorv
>il Presbyterian pastorates In South
i lina, Georgia, Tonnosso, Missou
ri Texas, died suddenly ;:t his
lu n in Abbeville this alt.'moon.
?asl few > ?..! rs ho has had no (rouble
H producing two bales of colton per
icro Oil lands built Up from a WO?
fully improductivo slate by tho Blin
de and uncostly process of legumes
md rotation of crops.
JOHN J. REEDER HAS RETURNED
To Oconoe--Will Looato in Walhalla
fi and Practico I;aw.
John J. Reeder returned to Wal
halla last Friday from Allanta, Ga.,
where he has been engaged in work
in tho printing business for a num
ber of years. But John was not giv
ing all of his time to the printing
business, nor wasting all of his spare
time. After working hours in the
oiTice in which he worked he attend
ed th? night school of the Univer
sity of Georgia Law School. Last
week he, with 64 other young men,
woro graduated from that Institu
tion, receiving from the Supreme
Court of Georgia certificates enti
tling them to practice law in that
State. Mr. Reeder, however, prefers
to return to his native State and
county, and hence will appear before
the Supreme Court of this State at
the next examination of applicants
for permission to practice law in this
State, and upon hoing passed by tho
Courts of this Stato will return to
Walhalla to practice the profession
lie has Chosen to follow.
Temporarily Mr. Reeder is visit
ing his step-father and mother, "Mr.
>nd Mrs. Geo. M. White. He has a
dost of friends who will be glad to
welcome him "back home."
Methodist Training Conference.
Spartanburg, June 12.-The third
mnual Methodist Training Confor
m?e for South Carolina will be held
it Wofford College, beginning June
19 and continuing through June 30.
Tho conference, while promoted
)y the Sunday school boards of tho
Jpper and Lower Conferences of tho
Methodist church of South Carolina,
s open to members of all denomina
ions and will present no deuomiua
ional or controversial course .of
iludy. Methods of teaching religious
subjects, the importance of a re
i wakening In religious interest and
tindred matters, will receive chief
emphasis at the conference, accord
ng to announcement by tho secrc
:ary, Hev. L. D. Gillespie.
Carefully planned courses in re
igious instruction >will occupy the
norning hours each day of the con
'erence; recreation and social inter
on rsc will (?ll tho afternoons, and
u night lectures hy noted men and
women who are on tho conference
[acuity will he given.
The only expense connected with
he conference ls tho matriculation
'oe of $2. Arrangements have been
nade for the uso of the dormitories
md gymnasium of Wofford College
vithoul any charge except the actual
:ost of hoard and lodging for the en
tre twelve-day period, which is $15.
This includes all Items of expense
txcept personal laundry Applicants
nay send their names to Jos. K.
Davis, Treasurer, Wofford College,
Spartanburg, S. C., or may make all
irrangemcnts after arrival.
SHERIFF'S SALES FOR TAXES.
The State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
"By virtue of the power contained
n a Warrant Of Execution for dclln
luent taxes, under the hand and seal
)f tho County Treasurer for Oconee
bounty, S. C., to me directed, 1 will
)ffor for sale, in front of the Court
louse door, in Walhalla, S. C., to the
Ugliest bidder, FOR CASH, during
he legal hours of sale, on Salesday
n JULY,1922, being MONDAY, .lune j
?th, tho following described tracts
>f ?and and personal property, to
(1.) A tract of five acres, more or
ess, In Tugaloo Township, known as
[>art of tho Pitts land, adjoining
ands of Elias Chambers, U. S. Gov
ernment, and others, samo to he sold
is the property of W. N. Long.
((2.) Also the following personal
property: One Organ, ono Sowing
Machine, and one Dresser. Levied
ipon as tho property of W. J. Nix.
(3.) Also, tract of land in Keo
voo Township, containing .65 acres,
nore or less, and adjoining lands of
IV. H. Glazencr, J. L. Kell and Mis.
\ddle Cox. Levied on as the proper*
y of S. W. Smith.
W. M. ALEXANDER,
Sheriff of Oconeo County, S. C.
Juno li, 1922. 24-26
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Announcements under this head
lng will be published for the uniform
sum of $5.00, whloh includes inser
tion continuously up to and Includ
ing week of primary election, and
wook of socond election where can
didates havo to mako n second race,
rayment invariably in advance.
This rato contontplatos announce
ment in regular form, not exceeding
seven lines. Moro extended announce
ments will bo charged extra for all
lu oxcess of tho seven lines used.
I am a candidate for re-election to
Congress from tho Third Congres
sional District, subject to the rules
cf the Democratic party.
FRED (H. DOMINICK.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for the House of Representa
tives from Oconee County, subject
to the will of the Democratic voters
In the primary elections. I pledge
my best efforts If elected.
E. TI M M ERMAN.
The friends of J. R. ORR hereby
announce him a candidate for the
House of Representatives from Oco
nee County, subject to the rules of
the Democratic party in the primary
WE DO ADD KINDS OF
WORK ON SHORT NOTICE
AND AT REASONABLE
MR. DoWITT PELL,
Export Mechanic and Grad
uate of Auto Kepnlr School,
has oversight of nil Work.
EVERY PIECE OF WORK
SEE US FOR QUICK AND
Edwards & Snead,
21* WEST UNION, S. C.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF AP
PLICATION FOR DISCHARGE.
In the District Court of Ihe United
States, for the Western District of
In the Matter of ADGER M. ALEX
ANDER, Westminster, S.O., Bank
rupt.- (No. B-295, in Bankruptcy.
To tho Creditors of the above named
Take notice, That on May 2 6th,
19 22, tho above named Bankrupt
filed his petition in said Court pray
ing that he may he decreed by tho
Court to havo a full discharge from
all debts provable against his estate,
except such debts as are excepted by
law from such discharge, and a hear
ing was thereupon ordered and will
be had upon said petition on JUNE
27, 1922, before said Court at Green
ville, in said District, at ll o'clock
in tho forenoon, nt which time and
place all known creditors and other
persons in interest may appear and
si ow cause, if any they have, why
tho prayer of said petition should not
be granted. D. C. DURHAM,
Dated at Greenville, S. C., May 27,
May 31, 1922. 22-25
Sta to of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
Notice is hereby given that, pur
suant to the authority vested in mo
by Statute, I will offer for sale, In
Walhalla, S. C., between tho legal
hours of salo, on Salcsdny In July,
1922, the same being MONDAY, July
3d, tho following described property:
Ono Ford Touring Car, said car
having been seized while being used
for transportation of intoxicating
liquor, and by reason of which it has
been declared forfeited to the State
of South Carolina.
TERMS OF SALE-CASH on day
of sale. W. M. ALEXANDER,
Sheriff of Oconee County, S. C.
'June 14, 1922. 24-2C
A U QU A
J y rae 15th.
??t Don't Miss lt.
r AH Five Days $2 5Q
If You E
what you lost during thc ti
flated, you must work anc
savings in our institut!
^ LET US H
with your Financial Troub
directors offer you their bus
WE WANT YOI
L. M. BROWN, JAS. H.
DR. J. W. WICKLIFFE, W. /
I Bank of VS
Phone 3. West Un
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF OCONEE.
In Court of Common Pleas.
Pursuant to decree of tho afore
said Court, in the case named below,
I will offer for sale, to the high
est bidder, in front of the Court
House door, at Walhalla, South Car
olina, on MONDAY, the 3d day of
JULY, 1922, between the legal hours
of sale, the tract of land below de
W. A. Schaffer, Plaintiff,
R. R. Roach and Bank qf Walhalla,
a Corporation Created and Exist
ing under the Laws of South Caro
lina, ? Defendants.
All that certain piece, parcel or
tract of land, situate, lying and be
ing In Tugaloo Township, County
and State aforesaid, containing sev
enty-one and three-quarters (71%)
acres, more or less, adjoining lands
of A. Zimmerman, Pompey Keels,
Hard Blackwell and T. M. Busha,
being tho same conveyed to the said
R. R. Roach hy T. M. Busha by deed
dated August 7th, 1920.
TERMS OF SALE-CASH on day
cf sale. That In event of tho falluro
of the purchnser, or purchasers, to
comply with tho terms of salo within
five days from day ot sale, tho Mas
ter do re-advertise and re-sell said
premises on the following Salesday,
or some convenlnet Salesday there
after, at the same place and on the
same terms as heretofore set out, at
the risk of the former purchaser, or
purchasers, and that he do continue
so to do until he has found a pur
chaser, or purchasers, who comply
with the terms of sale.
Purchaser to pay oxtrn for deed
and stamp. AV. O. WHITE,
Master for Ocnoee County, S. C.
Juno 14, 1022. 2 1-2G
NOTICE OF SALE-BANKRUPT.
(In Re Dora Brown, Bankrupt.)
'Pursuant to an order issued by
Hon. C. E. Cooley, Referee in Bank
ruptcy for tho Western District of
South Carolina, United States of
America, on June 3d, 1922, ? will
sell, to the highest bidder, for Cash,
on THURSDAY, June 22d, 1922, at
2 o'clock P. M., at the place of busi
ness formerly occupied by Dora |
Brown, in Seneca, S. C., all of the
goods and store fixtures of Dora
Sale to he made subject to thc
continuation of tho Court.
Seneca, S. C., Juno G th, 1022.
J. E. HOPKINS, Trustee.
Juno 7, 1922_._23-20
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF AP-!
PLICATION FOR DISCHARGE.
In the District Court of the United
States for the Western District of
in tho Matter of Thomas Stephen
Moore, Soneca, S. C., Bankrupt.
No. B-274 in Bankruptcy.
To the Creditors of tho above named
Take notice, that on May 30, 1922,
the above named bankrupt filed his
petition In said Court, praying that
lie may bo decreed by the Court to
have a full discharge from all dobts
provablo against his estato, except
such debts as aro excepted by law
from such dlschargo, and a hearing
was thereupon ordored and will bo
had upon said petition on JUNE 30,
1922, before said Court, at Green
ville, In said District, nt 11 o'clock In
tho foronoon, nt which time and plnco
all known creditors and other per
sons in interest may appear and show
c..use, if any they have, why tho
prayer of said potltion should not
. D. C. DURHAM, Clerk.
Dated at Greenville; S. C., May 20,
All School Districts in Oconeo
County thai hnvc not. already held an
election for Trustees will piense hold
thia election ?it the School House on
.SATURDAY, .lune 17lh. between Ibo
hours of i and o'clock,
The County Bonni ol' Education
v/HI lill nil vacancies where districts
do not eire to elect.
Respectfully. L. C. RPEARES.
Superintendent of Education.
Juno 7, 1 922. 23-24
mes when values were in
? save, and deposit your
[ELP YOU *se*se
?les. Our stockholders and
DARBY, E. P. HUTCHISON,
lu BARTON, HACK NEVILLE.
ion, S, C, Phone 3,
SUMMONS FOR RELIEF.
The State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
IN PROBATE COURT.
C. H. Ellison, as Executor of the Last
Will and Testament of Lucy Pick
ens, Deceased, Plaintiff,
Warren Plckens, Will Plckens, Belle
White, Mary Plckens, 'Mildred
Plckens, 'Florido Plckens, Cornella
Bradley, Nina Lewis, Jake Lewis,
Adger Lewis, Emma Eugenia
Houston, Katherine Bennett Moo
dy, Christine Plckens, Lonnie
.Rucker, J. V. Rutledge, Lucy Belle
White and Willie Rutledge,
SUMMONS 'FOR RELIEF.
To tho Defendants above named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the Complaint in
this action, of which a copy is here
with served upon you, and to serve
a copy of your Answer to the said
Complaint on tho subscriber, at his
office, on the Public Square, at
Walhalla Court House, South Caro
lina, within twenty days after tba
sorvlco hereof, exclusivo of tho day
of such service; and if you .tail to
answer tho Complpint within tho
time aforesaid, the Plaintiff in this
nctlon will apply to the Court for tho
relief demanded In tho Complnlnt.
Dated this 2d day of May, 1922.
E. L. HERNDON,
V. F. MARTIN,
(Official Seal.) Judge of Probate.
To tho Infant Defendants,
Mary Dickens, Mildred Plckens,
Florido Pickens, Adger Lewis,
Emma Eugenia Ilouslon, Kather
ine Bennett Moody, Christine
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, That
unless you procuro tho appointment
of a Guardian Ad Litern to nppear
and defend the above entitled action
on your behalf- within twenty days
from tho service of the Summons and
this Notice upon you, exclusive of
tho day of such sorvlco, application
will be made by tho Plaintiff for the
appointment of somo suitable and
proper person as Guardian Ad Lltem
authorizing and directing him to ap
pear and defend tho abovo entitled
action on your behalf.
E. L. HERNDON,
V. F. MARTIN, (Official Seal.)
Judge of Probato for Oconoo County,
May 31, 1922. 22-24
Tho State of South Carolina, Coun
ty of Oconee.- (In Court of Probate)
-By V. F. MARTIN, Esq., Probate
Judge..-Whereas, W. N. Woolbrlght
and Mrs.Lucy Woolbrlght havo made
suit to me to grant them Loiters of
Administration of the Estato of and
Effects of JJ, E. ?Woolbrigh?t, De
Thoso aro, therefore, to cito and
admonish all and singular tho kin
dred and creditors of the said J. E.
Woolbripht, Deceased, that they bo
and appear before mo, in tho Court
of Probate, to bo held nt Walhalla
Court House, South Carolina, on
Wednesday, the 21st day of June,
1922, after publication hereof, at ll
o'clock in tho forenoon, to show
cause, If any they havo, why the said
Administration should not bo grant
Given under my hand and seal UH
3d day of June, A. D. 1922.
V. F. MARTIN,
Judge of Probato for Oconeo Co., 3.C.
Published on tho 7th and 14th
days of Juno, 192 2, in Tho Keoweo
Courier, and on tho Court Houso
door for the time prescribed by law.
Juno 7, 1 922. 23-24
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
All persons Indehtod to tho Estato
o? Wilton R. Earle, Deceased, aro
hornby notified to mako payment
to tho undersigned, and all persons
having claims against said Estato
will presont tho sanie, duly nttostod,
within tho Hmo prescribed by law,
or ho barred.
MRS. J. FRANCES EARLE,
Administratrix of tho Estato of Wil
ton R. Earle, Dccoascd.
May 3 1, 1 922. 22-25
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