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New Series No. 940. - Volume LXXL - No. K.
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Free Illustrated Lecture 1
At Our Store, Saturday, July 29th,
Examination and Advice Al
DayTLecture at 4 O'clock.
^The Feet and their Care"
A Foot Comfort Demonstrator
? He will explain, in simple words, how the feet arc
constructed, how ailments come about and how the
use of scientific but simple devices benefit these
sar Don't Forget the Date. "?if
Everybody Invited to Attend.
C. W. & J. E. Bauknight,
WALHALLA, S. C.
It Pays to Buy for Cash.
BOUNTY LAXI>-R1CHLAXI> NIC WS.
Bounty Land School to Open Next
Bounty Land, July 24. - Special:
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Chamhlin and
daughter, Miss Sybil, of Liberty,
.were guests recently of Mr. and Mrs.
Bob Hubbard. Miss Chamblin's
many friends in the vicinity will bo
glad to know that she has accepted
a position as teacher in tho Picket
Post school,' which opens to-day.
The BountyVLfiUd school will open
,son the. ,31st instant, ,The postpone
, meat ot .qpen.mg was n??d?Wrtc^
^?ount or delayed farming; operations
.occasioned by tho recent rains. All
patrons and pupils aro expected to
bo present on the opening day. There
will probably bo a speaker on hand
to mako an address. Misses Ballan
ger and McMahan will be in charge
of tho school during tho coming ses
There will bo preaching services
nt Richland next Sunday morning at
tho usual hour, conducted by Rev.
.lack Davis left Thursday for Tus
kagee, Ala., where he has accepted
Mr. and Mrs. Clarenco Sligh. of
Toccoa, and his motlier, Mrs. Slldie
Bligh, and Rupert Striming, of on
cea, were guests in the homo ol W.
T. Hubbard the first of tho week.
We regret to report the indisposi
tion of W. I). Wright, and hope that
he may soon be restored to his usual
Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Abbott and son,
D. S., Jr., of Seneca, and little
nephew were In the community for
a short while recently.
Mrs. J. P. Strlbling and two chil
dren, David and Miss Bessie Mae.
visited tho former's mother and sis
ter, Mrs. Conger mid Mrs. E. C. Lit
tle. In Cometville, Ga., last week.
Mrs. Alico Wilson and daughter,
Mrs. Emily Doyle Shoemaker, and
children, of Granbury, Texas, who
have been visiting in Avalon, Ga., and
Westminster, returnea a few days
ago to J. P. Strlbling's home, leav
ing Sunday afternoon for a visit to
relatives in Greenville.
Tom Anderson, of Greenville, was
a week-end guest of his aunt, Mrs.
S. X. Hughs.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ballengev
and family, of Greenville, spent the
week-end with Mr. Ballenger's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ballenger.
Mrs. Hayden Coe and little son.
Charles Berkley, are visiting rela
tives in Union.
Recent nows from Mrs. Carolyn
Dendy Barron, of Union, who has
recently undergone a serious opera
tion, is to the effect that she is now
able to leave the hospital, very much
improved. This rejMSat will ho grati
wherever she lsiln^^i.
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Doylo spent
Saturday in Werft Union ns guests of
Mr. and Mrs. 'Ligo Gillison, tho for
mer attending tho fiddlers' conven
tion al Walhalla in the aftornoon.
Cullen Scott (colored) died at his
home on A. G. Shankliu's place Fri
day, after an illness of several weeks
of pneumonia fever. Mo had been
improving for several days, and pro
bably too freely indulged his appe
tite, causing unexpected death. Cul
len was a son of Paul juul Malissa
Scott, well respected colored citizens
of tliis community, who have the
sympathy of ninny friends. Tho in
terment took plate Saturday.
Tabernacle Revival Xear Old Picketts
Hov. W. T. Abbott will begin a re
vival meeting at Morgan's Taberna
cle, near Old Plckens, in this (Oco
nee) county, on the ll rt li Sunday,
July 30, nt I 1 o'clock. The services
will continue through the week.
George L. Abbott will have charge
.of the singing, and will uso McD.
Woames' song books (Rome, Ga.)
Song and praise service will begin
nt 10.30 a. hi. and the preaching
service will ho at 11 o'clock. At night
song service nt 7.30, preaching at
Everybody is invited to attend and
take part In this meeting. There will
bo song books for snle at tho meeting
for those who want them.
Tho Romans In ancient times used
to biro women to weep at funerals.
Closing Out Sale
Hetrick Hosiery Mills,
WALHALLA, S. O.
Entire stock of Infants', Miss
es', Ladies' and Gent's Half
Hose to be sold in the next
30 days at half price you
Ladies* $1.50 Pure Thread Silk Hose . . $1.00
Ladies' $2.50 Pure Thread Silk Hose . . $1.75
FI VW ?USN CAPTURED AT STILL.
Ofllccrs lluvo Most Successful Raid
Pulled O? 111 Quito a While.
On Tuesday, July ISth, Ofllccrs
Littleton, Sullivan, Hunnicutt and I
Lawless raided in the .Mountain 'Rost I
section, destroying about six hundred
gallons of beer, n flake stand, doub
ler and other paraphernalia incident'
or nppurtaining to thc manufacture ,
of pop-skull liquor. The oporators of
the plant had pulled the still out, and :
this much of the plant is still In ex
istence, it is supposed, as the ofllccrs
were unable to locate it. 1
On Wednesday, July 19th, Ofllccrs
Sullivan ?sd Littleton raided in tho
Little River section, where they got
into stilling quarters, hut "here, too,1
tho copper still bad boen removed j
when tho stillers knocked Oft work, i
The o ill cora destroyed shout two him.-, j
dred gallons of beer, a flake stand
Capturo Five Men,
On Friday. Jilly 2 ls'.. Ofllccrs Mun-J
nictitt and Sullivan, accompanied by i
Sheriff W. M. Alexander, raided in
the upper section of the county, and
at this place they got into a plant
that was still hot from recent opera
tion, the crew being on hand, num
bering five. They captured Joe Sim
mons, white, and four colored men,
by name lOdvChnstain, Major Chas
tain, Walter Jackson and Milton
Sloan. All five wero brought to.Wal
halla and lodged in jail, hoing given
preliminary hearing later, and each
was hound over for appearance in
Sessions Court in tho sum of $300.
lt is understood that tho Federal ofn
cers will take up the case when tho
State Courts finish with their part of
the work in trying to clean up tho
liquor business. In addition to tho
men captured, tho officers destroyed
a 30-gallon still, large quantities of
beor and mash and three gallons of
On Saturday, July 22d, Ofllcers
Sullivan and Littleton raided in the
New Madison section, where they lo
cated a 100-gallon still, 12 big fer
menters of beor, estimated at four
thousand gallons. All the stuff was
destroyed, and^ho plant rendered In
nico, shape fortfropadrs.
.'^Altogeinei'Trre week netted about
the best work that has been found
possible lately by tho ofilcors.
Local Notes from Seneca.
Seneca, July 25.-Special: Rev.
Haskell T. Abbott/ pastor of tho
Baptist church of "Murfreosborough,
111., is visiting among bis homefolks
in Seneca and other parts of the
county. Rev. Abbott is accompanied
by his wife and children.
Tlie monthly meeting of tho Wo
man's Auxiliary of tho Presbyterian
church, which was to have been held
Monday afternoon of this week, was
postponed until Monday, July 31st.
The meeting will be hold in the
Mrs. Leslie Stribling, secretary of
tho Synodlcnl, is attending the an
nual general workers' conferesco of
the Presbyterian church of Ibis
Slate, which is being held In Clin
ton this week.
Rev. J. W. Willis and about. 30
Roy Scouts are enjoying camp lifo
to the fullest on Little river, near
Hie sito of tho Burnt Tanyard.
Misses Noll and Mary Hines have
as their house guests Misses Vera
and Alma Crnyton, of Augusta.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dickson, of
Columbia, aro spending a while with
Mrs. L. A. Dickson. The older peo
ple of Seneca will remember Mr. and
Mrs. Dickson when they lived In Sen
eca about thirty years ago.
Miss Margaret Burgess, of Sum
merton, is visiting her cousin, Miss
Mary Burgess. ,
An enjoyable social affair of the
week was that of Thursday evening,
when tho B.Y.P.U. was entertained
hy Charlie Garrison nt his home. Tho
spacious piazza made an idonl place
for tho assembly. A series of games
and contests wero enjoyed until a
late hour, when Ices ana sweets woro
Hon. Joe Hill Hall ls Dead.
Macon, Ca., July 22.-Hon .Too
Hill Hall, for years ono of tho most
picturesque characters in the Georgia
General Assembly, whore ho served
as representativo from Bibb county,
died at his homo hero at 1 o'clock
Although in poor health for many
months, "Uncle "Joe," as ho was fa
miliarly known hy closo friends, cos
tinned active until a few days ago.
Ho had until recently boon wngisg a
campaign throughout tho State in op
position to tho Municipal Lcnguo of
Georgia. During his terms in the
Logislnturo Mr. Hall gained tho title
of "Watchdog of tho Treasury." Ho
quit tho LogIs\turo sovoral yoars
ago and offered for Governor, but
Postmaaters nnd Rural Carriers.
All postmasters and rural carriers
In Oconee county aro requested to
meet at tho County Court House In
Walhalla, next Saturday, July 294h,
for tho purpose of organizing a Wol
faro Council In accordance with tho
wishes of tho Postof?lco Department.
Any other business that may come
before tho body will bo given atten
tion. W. B. Aull, President. I
LIGHTNING KILLS MINISTER.
Hov. Oi$/. Craig, Formerly of Wal
hnllryklUcd lu Pickett? County.
Pickers, July 21. -Rev. C. L.
Craig, .atwell known citizen of the
KooweeSection, was sucltlenly killed
hy lightning Tuesday aftornoon while
plowing Sin a field near his home.
Tho tragic accident was discovered
first byjliis small child, there being
no ono fylth bini at Hm (imo of his
death. ''Bo is survived hy his wife,
two sonMand three daughters, also
Samuel .?.,11. C., T. E., John E. and
Dr. \V.?R. Craig, and two sisters,
Mrs. A dpi'C- Alexander and Mrs. Cal
vin Kelti*: Hp was buried at the old
historic Craig ,burying ground, Wkorp
throe generations of his ansectors
aro luidlo rest.
Tho sftfl pews of the death ol' Mr.
Craig w|s received in Walhalla on
Wednesday morning, and J. F. an,d
Dr. W. II. Craig left at once tu at
tend the ?itneral of their brother. H.
A. Craig,'?jf tho Salem section of Oco
nee, is alfto a brother of the deceased.
Mr. Crirdg was well known in Oco
nee, and-kt. ono time resided in Wal
halla, duning Which time he held tho
office of Superintendent of Education
of Ooonoq. Ho wac a man of high
character,- and was well known by
many ir?.'pur county, who will join
with Tbei Courier In extending sin
cere sythnathy to the beroavod ones.
THE D?KIOCRATTC EXECUTIVE
CommlttojA of Oconee Called to Meet
at Coujrt House Next Monday,
Tho Oconee. County Democratic
Executlvelffiunynltteo is hereby call
ed to moltft\e. the Cour* House in
Walhalla\pext Monday, July 31st, at
10 o'c lo elka. tri. All members of the
commute^ar?; urged to be at the
meeting promptly on time. Matters
pertaining^ tQ tho coming elections
arc to bofeiyon attention, and it is
importaiit'ftlhat every member be
presont.' ?SRA " Jas. H. Brown,
JR?"' County Chairman:
D. A. awm, Secretary. ,
Formerly Lived nt'Pendleton, Killed
by Accident Near Central.
(Anderson Daily Mail.)
Ed. Pilgrim, about ?30 years of age,
and for a number of years a resident
of Pendleton, was killed yesterday
when ho stopped from a hay loft up
on a threshing machine, slipped and
foll into the machine, which almost
instantly severed one of his legs. He
died from tho shock shortly after
Mr. Pilgrim was at work with the j
thresher near Central yesterday, and I
the machine had been stopped. He
was'in the loft of tho building from
which tin? grain was being unloaded
to the thresher, and as the machine
was started, stopped from the loft
window to tho machine. As he did
so he slipped and foll into the ma
chine, the machinery cutting off bis
leg. Ho died within an hour from the
Mr. Pilgrim was formerly a resi
dent of Pondloton and was held in
high esteem. He was well known all
over tho county. He was the father
in-law of Thurston Kenslor, for a
number of years superintendent of
the Pendleton mill.
Tho funeral services were conduct
ed this morning nt Flat Rock church.
liocal Notes from South Union.
Westminster, R. F. D., July 24. -
Special: Tho annual session of the
W.M.IJ. met at South Union Thurs
day and Friday of last week. The
meeting was very well attended and
nil seemed to enjoy tho program.
The homo of Mr. and Mrs. M. W.
Gibson was tho scene of n happy
gathorlng Sunday, July _3d, when a
goodly number of their friends and
relatives assembled thero to spend
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. P.
T. Marett died Wednesday morning
at 3 o'clock. The funeral service was
conducted at their homo by Rov. J.
E. Freeman. Tho Interment wns at
tho South Union cemetery at -1 p. m.
Wednesday aftornoon. Tho bereaved
parents havo the sympathy of many
friends in their'hour of sorrow.
Miss Maggie Grant spent several
days last week with her aunt, Mrs.
M. W. Gibson.
Mrs. Catherine Brown, mother of
J. H. Drown, of this placo, has re
turned to her home, after having
spent several weeks here.
Miss Estelle Vernor, of Westmin
ster, spent the week-end with her
friend, Miss Veda Finley, of this
Quito a number of young people
from this and surrounding communi
ties enjoyed a lawn party given hy
Miss Fiord ?nllnham on last Satur
School opened at this placo this
morning (Monday), with W. W.
Wost as principal.
Quito a large number enjoyed tho
play given by tho Westminster B. Y.
P. U. last Sunday ovonlng. ,
A German scientist claims to have
discovered a non-magnetic force
which causes attraction between met
als that will be of immense value In
They cannot last long. Un
.one brand, new and guarani
ito.xii Nulli ('using.:
?0 v ?Hg ison Trend .
ito x '.i \!? ("liniii Trend.
H'2 x i chain Tread.
Jja x I Nobby Trend.
ii'.i x I M Nobby Tread.
35 x 5 Nobby Tread.
If you are going to need ail)
these prices. They will bc 1
PREPARING FOU HIC, REVIVAL.
En(Ire County Rebind Meeting to bo
Held in Seneca, Sept. 8-24.
Seneca, July 25.-Predictions to
day are that more peoplo will attend
tho Gipsy Smith meetings in Seneca
Sept. 3d to 2 1 th than have over boen ?
in the town before. Tl?ls conclusion
is the result of the hearty co-opera- .
Hon being evidenced by people in |
Walhalla and Westminster and in
the other towns and settlements, in
the county. -Every pastor in the
county is enthusiastic, and with but
little moro than a month vemaining
before the Opening Borvice, commit
tees in Seneca and elsewhere are
busy with the arrangements. .
nnov?iP'?was secured by"???e.'arrange'
monts committee niter lt was found
to have a seating capacity of three
thousand people. Predictions are
freely made that the attendance at
the meeting will roach five thousand
daily, and to handle tho crowds com
fortably arrangements are being ex
Hie Noted Evangelist who will Hold
Revival at Seneca, Sept. ?J-21.
Writing from New York, Gipsy
Smith lins approved arrangements so
far perfected. Ile will bring with
him a special song leader and sev
eral specially trained helpers, and
Seneca is planning to develop the
largest local choir ever assembled
here. Union prayer meetings are now
lieing held in rotation in the three
local churches, and cottage meetings
will bo Inaugurated later.
Mocouse of Kev. Smith's request
that, the undertaking be made coun
ty-wide tho various committees are
encouraged hy tho hearty spirit of
co-operation now evident from all
Tiie telephono Industry uses ono
tenth of the load produced in thc
SIZE 84 x 61-New
?tcd States Tires and every
$ 7.70 " Tubo.If) 1.501
18,00 Tubo. 2.50
* Tires take advantage of
la, 5. C.
:ets the Pace."
JAKE GOSNNTJIJ I1A?K ox FORCE
Will bo With lt. Q. Merrick ls Opera
tions in Savannah District.
(Greenville PU il monti)
Jake Gosnell, former Federal 'Pro
hibition Agent hero, has been re
appointed by II. Q. Merrick, director
for the Savannah territory, and dur
ing the second day of his service cap
tured seven large trucks costainlng
a large quantity of bottled In bond
imported whiskey, according to re
ports reaching Greenville.
Mr. Gosnoll is well known locally.
He ls nt present under bond, charged
wiUi the murder of Gie lato Sheriff
HendVlx Rector, two /former tri ?ls Ijx
hhf.ca.se having resulted iii mistrials.
??vanriah,' Ga., July 23.-Jake
Gosnell, of Pickohs county, South
Carolina; J. T. Crawder, of'Dublin,
and Edward Carpenter, of White
county, havo been added to the force"
of R. Q. Merrick, division prohibition
enforcement ofilcer, and aro now a
work aiding lu the campaign of the
Cnited States ofllcers to enforce tho
national prohibition law.
Gosnell has been on tho prohibi
tion force for a number of years, but
resigned about six months ago. Ho
was persuaded to return to Ino sor
vico. Ile has one of tho host records
of any prohibition enforcomonl ofll
cer that has ever operated in llu>
South. Ho ls especially known on
account of the large number of auto
mobiles containing whiskey which ho
lias cu ugh t..
Tolbert Seeking Information,
Washington, July 20.-Joseph W:
Tolbert, tho Republican natlnoal
committeeman from South.Carolina,
was in Washington yesterday trying
to lind out what ls the nature of tho
charge laid against him with the Sen
atorial sub-committee that is examin
ing into his iitness to become marshal
for the Western district of the State.
Mr. Tolbert discovered that tho oppo
sition to his confirmo Hon hy tho
Senate had in no way lessened, and
that his chances to be approved are
Tho accusations against Mr. Tol
bert have not boen mndo public, but
aro said to bo of such a nature that
it is doubtful If the sub-committee
will over endorso him. lt is said tho
allegations aro In documentary form
and cannot be disputed.
Oconco Post, A. JJ., to Meet Friday.
There will bo a meeting of Oconeo
Post, Xo. 33, American Legion, on
Friday, July 28th, at 8.30 p. m., at
tho Court House. It is Important
that every member be present. All
ox-servfee men of the community,
whether members of the Logion or
not, aro urged to come. This is tho
last call for new members before tho
State convention. This post will bo
apportioned delegates according t
membership reported to department
headquarters, Aug. 1st.
J. N. Strlbling,
H. M. DuPre, Post Adjutant.
-Just the Thing for
'O ROBES, Etc.
>. $2.15 Each.