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WALHALLA, S. O.
WEDNESDAY, ALO. 2, 1022.
TUM COXFEDERATE VETERANS.
The Confederate veterans of Oco
neo-- tho Survivors of tho famous
Orr,s Regiment- will be entertained
in Walhalla, in their annual reunion
. MI Aug. I "?th, by tho World War vet-'
( rans of tho Walhalla AMP ??ran I."
y lon. A ruting tribute from youthful
warriors lo aged and worn veterans
who fought in the uar that really
made our great country what it. is
li -day, and without which, many
think, wo would bc many paces lo
ih" hac k wa id of where WO stand to
lt is a beautiful thought-this en
tertainment of,the "boys" of the six
ties by the boys of 101-1-1921-reck
oning diem from thc very begin
ning of tho great conflet into which
they entered later, and up to to-day.
The mingling of those youthful ser
vico men with the older men, tho
soldier boys of long years past, will
contribute a beautiful mental picture
for us to store away into our mem
The I U ? 2 reunion of .Orr's Regi
ment will bo unique In this rospsct. I
And how many of tho older soldiers
attending i Iiis reunion will attend1
anolhor? Il is a sad thought-how!
tow ol' those men of tho "days that
tried men's souls" i.iOro are with us;
to-day. and how many less there will j
bo with us by August, 1923. Yet
not all ls sad in hoking at theso
gray and grizzled soldiers of tho
war of half a century ngonc. Not
onojhul has die gratitude of younger
men who luke Ibo time to think--1
and tho World War has put some
pretty deep and wide thoughts into
the hoads of most of those young-1
?'ers who wont "over there" lo do
and to dare -mayhap lo di?' for the \
cause of world liberty and world
freedom. That ls wh> the soldiers
ol to-day are going to feast and en
tertain tho soldiers of yester-year
because they have thought and aro
thinking thoughts that would never I
havo come to thom, maybe, had they
not passed through tho hell of bullet, I
steel and gas. and witnessd some of |
the nauseatingly hideous engines and j
methods of modern warfare.
lt is well that there ls to bo a min?
gling of tho old and young soldiers
of our section In our midst. Wo will
all learn something from this meet
ing if wo will but try.
Lot every citizen Join heartily with
thc youthful veterans in making tho
l?th of August a great and memora
ble day for the veterans of tho six
ties. Wo have still willi us a few of
he old soldiers. Ix>t us not wait till
all are gone-and then regret that
we did not do what we might havo
done to add bright d ivs of pleasure
during Ibo days when their ranks
v/ero thinning so rapidly.
And wo learn that the old soldiers
are to have two days of entertain
ment, for the ladies of Seneca, wo
aro Informed, will Invite tho mem
bers of Orr's Regiment, their com
rades of oilier commands who may
at lend, and ?ill others of tho "boys of
the sixties," to go lo Seneca and
lipend Ibo following day there. So
1922 is to no a year that will stand
our bright and glowing in the minds
and memories of our aged friends.
lt ls well that lt shall bo so!
Mosquito r.iio Causes Death,
Cdeenwood, July 2S,~-Rlood poi
soning, brought on through infec
tion from a mosquito bile, ls boliovcd
to have ( ..used tho deal ii of Klizalx th
.Strom, tho three-year-old daughter
"f Mr. and Mrs. Warren Strom, <?:"
Calllson. Tho milo giri died yester
day morning about i* o'clock at tho
home of ber parents ai Calli? a Tho
child was billen tm the no i hy a
mosquito about ten days ago. Tho
bite became infected and tho child
grew steadily worse, and for several
days prior to her dca th had been un
IRICHLAXD-BOUNTY LAX!) NEWS.
lionnty Lund School opened with ti
Bounty Land, July 3lV-Spooial:
Tho Bounty Land school hud a very
auspicious bobtailing this morning.
Rev. Van Thompson, ot Atlanta, con
ducted Hie devotional service, aol
after Scripture reading gave au in
spiring talk on "Character Build
ing." Tho song.. '*America;'' was sung
by tho audience, and following pray
er by Uov. Thompson, an address by
Judge O. H. Hoyle, ot' Anderson, was
enjoyed. Mr. Hoyle bad as his sub
ject "The Importance of Education,"
stressing tho necessity of thorough
elementary training us a foundation
for higher knowledge.
Davis Sanders then gave a short
extemporaneous talk, which was
helpful and encouraging to pupils
and parents as well.
The enrollment to-day was good,
quito rt number of pupils who havo
been attending the Seneca school be
ing in attendance.
Miss Etta Adam J and brothel Hor
ace visited at tho home of Mrs. C. NV,
Callaham, of Townville, last wonk.
Mrs. diaries Galbreutn and chil
dren, o| Coneross. ave visiting Mr.
and Mrs. L. \V. Wils m.
Jefferson McMaha.i returned last
week from Camp McClellan and had
as bis guest the week-end Eil gar
Wiggins, of Carnet, 3. C.
An int? resting marriage occurred
on July 2>>th on J. i\ Stripling's
farm, whoo I. W. .lames and Emily
Lawing were united in I.h?5 holy bond
of matrimony, J. i\ Stribiing, notary
public, otliciating. Tho groom is na
octogenarian, and his is his fourth
matrimonial venture, while the bride
is ;i few years younger nr.d has been
n widow twico. Tho nuptials were
solemnized at tho home of tho bride's
son. Emory Lawing. Lot's all con
trat ula te 'em.
Misses Carrie McMahon^, Nettle
Hubbard and Belle Strlbllng, who
have been attending tho summer
school nt Winthrop College, return
ed tho latter part of last week.
?I. 13. Leo Davis, member of the
Chamber of Commerco of Greenville,
and Hampton Davis, of Walhalla,
were late guests of their cousin, Da
Miss Vivian Ellis, of Silver Street,
is visiting Miss Currie McMahon.
Bay Xix, of Atlanta, is a guest of
Iiis aunt. Mrs. Will Smith.
Mr.* ?ind Mrs. J? S. Strom, of Mc
Cormick, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Bal
lenger and family, of Greenville, and
Rev. and Mrs. X. G. Ballengor, of
Lowndesville, were guests last wc/t
ol' Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hendy.
Miss Bessie Caddy, of Wingate,
X. C.. is visiting Miss Adr| Wyloy.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Woolbnght
and family leave Tuesday for a visit
to Mrs. Bumstead, of Atlanta.
Miss Eula Thackston, of Green
ville, is expected to spend this week
with lier sister, Mrs. dimer flub
Miss Virginia Wright returned a
few days ago from a visit to relatives
Miss Julia Davis returned the lat
ter part of last week from Atlanta,
whore she has boen visiting relatives
for several months. Miss Davis wa3
accompanied by her cousins, Rev.
and Mrs. Van Thompson, and little
son, of Atlanta, who spent tho week
end in the Davis home, leaving to
day for Easley for a visit to Mrs.
Thompson's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. John Kelly, of Walhalla, was
a late guest In tho home of J. B. San
I Mrs. Sloan Bruce and John Mor
ris, of Avalon, Qa., were gue.its Sun
day of Mr. and Mrs. J. I\ Strlbllng.
Miss Margaret Davis had tho mis
; fortune lo get an ugly gash eui on
j hor forehead last week when the well
: windlass struck her as tho bucket
I descended into tho well,
j Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Rankin and
i family visited relatives in Oakway
j Miss Mattie Sue Marett, accom
panied by Mr. and Mrs. Bon Ellison
: and son, returned from Greenville
Mr. und Mrs. L. M. Smith and
family spent a delightful day Thurs- ?
j day nt Camp Jocossob.
I Horace Adams has boen quite In
disposed during tho last few days.
Wo hope for his early recovery.
W. D. Wright's irloilds will be glad
to loam that ho is able to be out
again, niter an Indisposition of sev
eral days Inst week.
Mr. and Mrs. J, X. McDonald, Mr.
and Mrs. Dean Davis and David Mc
Mahan .II^ on a trip to Horse Cove
Mrs. Alien stewart, of I'lckons, ls
Visit lng .a tho Community,
Mrs. w. ic Lynch was quito ill a
few d) :. last week. Wo aro glad to
report )?<r condition ns improved.
Jasper Doyle, Thomas Owons,
.Marcus McDonald, Wilkes Hughs,
( h? ter Owens and Clifton Sandors
leave to-morrow for a fishing excur
sion ?ii tho vicinity of Highlands.
:?u?uLu -*.>* W i.
Mr. and Mrs.-J. li. Sh??.klln and"
family, of Anderson, and Mr. a?d
Mrs. D. S. Abbott and sou, ot; Sen
eca, wore guests in tho Davis h m?o
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Doyle, of An
derson, spent Sunday night with tho;
tenner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. .fas- 1
Famous Circus Owner in Hurd Luck.
Carl llngonbeck, before tho W -rid j
War owner of Hie finest collect lo nf J
<? ? i
wild animals In thc world, and ins .
wlfo were recontly arrostod lu ?Paris, i
France, while working as an nal
trainers in a small carnival. Mr. md
Mrs. Hagenbock were held for pos
ing as Czecho-Slovaklans, while In
reality they aro Germans.
When questioned by pollco, ace >rd
Ing to statements contained In dis
patches from Paris, who re??ghi/.cd
him, the great trainer said that .til
his animals were eaten by Germans
during the war, and he and his wife
wore forced to make a living OB best
Tho famous circus owner, who has
toured tho United States many Ulm s.
and his wlfo, were among eh' 11
Gormans arrested in Paris for
ing false passports.
Lynching Follows Drinking; Quarrel.
Texarkana, 'texas, July 28.. A
quarrel over a drinking cup betw-.. n '
a white street paving foreman tim ; 1
negro employee at Hope, Ark., ah? il
30 miles northeast of this place, :
followed to-day by a lynclhng of ;
negro near Guernsey, four nillo- to
thc southwest of Hope.
Worthington and West cam?? to
blows over tho drinking t up,
both were fined In tho police 00
Wost ls reported to have boon
vised to leave town, and Ix, j ral ? .
train at Hope. A mob of 1 ! out
whito mon preceded the 'rain lo
Guernsey, where West was taker,
carried a short distance from . e
tracks and shot to death.
Named ns Fuel Director.
Columbia, July 20.-B. E. GeOi
Greenville, has been appointed
Governor Harvey, at tho loquosl >f
Herbert Hoover, as fuel director t
South Carolina, to ting under the i
tIonal Emergency Act. Ho will
CCive instructions from Mr. Hoi r
In a few days. Mr. Geer having 0
copied tho appointment, and 'tis
name having to-day been soul lo
Washington. Thc Rnilroad Commis
sion will handle traffic malters ?'
connection with the conser allon ol
tho fuel supply during the 01 or. .?no..
The Smith Family Reunion,
(Anderson Mail, July ? 5 >
TIic sons and daughters ai. i | and
children of Mrs. W. G. Smith nf this
city, aro having a family reunion at
the home of Mrs. Smith on Marshall
Mrs. N. L. Fant and daughter. Lil
lian, of Walhalla; Mrs. Jool Brown
and daughter, Kathleen, of Grimes,
Cal.; Mrs. Marion Smith and little
daughter, of A. & M. College, Miss,
and Dr. J. Wilson Ratllffo, of At
lanta, aro the latest arrivals to tho
reunion. Other members of the fam
ily who aro attending are: Mrs. W.
W. Robinson, Mrs. Sam. W. Ander
son and son, James, of Providence,
R. I.j Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Ratliffc and
son, Dean, of Atlanta; Dr. W. J.
Smith, Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Eptlng,
Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Smith and Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Dean, Miss Kath
leen Fnnt, Kurtz Smith, Jr., May
Lou i so Smith.
Tho reunion will last all week.
This ls the first real reunion that
this family has had in years, and
tho different sons and daughters aro
seeing each other after absences of
Rcaverdam Association to Meet.
The exocutivo committee of lloa
verdam Association request you to
announce that tho association will
convene with Westminster Baptist
church on Tuesday after tho llrst
Sunday In August (tho 8th.) This ls
to correct a mistake found on tho
fly-leaf of association minutes. For
correct time seo pago 24.
Tho blanks for tho churches to re
port to tho association have boen
sont out. Extra copies can be had
by addressing tho clerk.
It ls to ho hoped that tho churches
will bo well represented, and that
we may have a good meeting.
T. M. Kl rod, Clerk.
Senoca, S. C.
Du Pre to Hang on Sept. I,
Atlanta, July 20.-Frank B. Du
Pro, convicted of tho murder of Irby
C. Walker, privato detective, In au
effort to escape aftor robbing a Jow
elry sloro here in Docomber hist,was
sentenced to-day to bo hanged on
Sept. 1st. Du Pro's appeal for a now
trial was denied recently by tho Su
promo Court of Georgia.
AUXILIARY MEETING AT SENECA
Thursday-Personal Paragraphs and
Items of Loeal Interest.
Seneca, Aug. 1. - Special: Mrs.
Cordon Carson and two children, of
Holly Hill, arrived tho llrst of tho
week on on extended visit to her mo
ther, Mrs. VV. S. Hunter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Perrin, for
merly of Seneca, hut now of OrangO
hurg, stopped over in Seneca for a
while as they were cn route lo Wal
halla, whore they will visit Mrs. Por
rin's mother, Mrs. Mottle Macaulay.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sligh and lit
tle daughter, of Fitzgerald, Ga., wore
recent guests of Dr. and Mrs. E. C.
Doylo and other relatives.
Mrs. T. B. Jones entertained "a.
number of frlonds Tuesday morning
with a bridge party as an attention
to her sister, Mrs. Gordon Carson.
After un hour or moro of this ever
popular pastime cards wero laid aside
for a while, when tempting refresh
ments were served.
Thc Literary and Civic club with
a few Invited guests enjoyed a de
lightful social gathering of the club
Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. R. H.
Rentrons the gtacious hostess. Sev
eral interesting contests, mingled
with animated conversation, wore
entered into most heartily by all.
This meeting being tho last one on
the club program of tho year, the
club disbanded for the remainder of
the. summer, to resume activities in
Mrs. Harry Glgntllint, Mrs. Lois
Cignilliat Golighlly and son Harry,
of Union City, ult , ave spending a
while in Seneca with.Mrs. W. P. Nim
mons and other friends. These good
people always receivo a warm wol
coino when in their former homo
We have hoon requested to an
nounce that the August meeting of
tho U.D.C. chapter, which was to
have been hold Friday of this week,
has been postponed until tho last
Friday in September. For various
reasons it was considered advisable
to have tho August mooting called
The Woman's Auxiliary of tho
Presbyterian church will hold a
county institute in Seneca to-mor
row (Thursday) morning in the
Presbyterian church. A cordial In
vitation ts given to the public to at
tend these sessions. Tho members of
.he auxiliary are especially requested
to attend. Tho following program
.viii ho given:
(Mrs. W*. E. Meares presiding.)
Devotional-Mrs. J. B. Townsend.
Address of Welcome-Mrs. Leslio
Address-"Recruiting for the Min
Istry." Rev. J. B. Belk.
Study of Homo Missions-Mrs. T.
Modol Meeting of tho Kxecutivo
Board, and Business Meeting of Aux
iliary-Mrs. P. C. Smith.
Picnic luncheon will bo served.
Quiet Hour-Mrs. R. L. Parker.
Address-"Tho Standard of Excel
lence. " Mrs Andrew Bra inlett,
Open Conference. (Como with your
Class on Bible Study-Mrs. M. M.
Literature-Mrs. S. T. McKittrlck.
Young People's Work-Mrs. T. C.
Study on Foreign Missions.
Reports of committoo on recom
Mr. and Mrs. Wayman A. Holland
arrived in Seneca last week for a two
weeks' stay with Mr. Holland's mo
ther, Mrs. Wayman Holland, Sr. Mr.
Holland recently returned to tho
States from Brazil,where he has boon
instructor of electrical engineering
In ono of tho largo universities of
Brazil for fivo years. Mrs. Holland
returned '.o tho States about a year
ago, as climatic conditions threaten
ed to impair her health. Mr. Hol
land joined hor in Xow York, whoro
i she has been with her parents. Mr.
Holland has a host of Interested
friends who are delighted to note tho
success of his career.
To Receive Purni Loan Applications.
Tho Walhalla Farm Loan Associa
tion has been notified to receivo ap
plications for farm loans, and has
been assigned a very liberal allot
ment. This will probably bo tho last
appraisal that Will bo made in Hmo
to close loans by tho first of Janu
ary, and all who contemplate getting
those jloans should apply ?now if
i they expect to mako their changes
; hy Jan. I, 1023. It is Mkoly that
? thoro will ho more a. rs ts than
can bo served, and it lc , m portant
that you aol promptly If you deslio
this cheap money. Tho rate of In?
torost is 5% per cont, payablo semi
J, It, Karlo, Secy.-Treasurer.
The One Topi
If you were going to make
Thing on trie minds of J 00
People in Oconee County to
Boll Weevil and Its Effects o
Then, granting this to bc
doing or going to do about h
Do you intend to sit idly a
is destroying your crop and 1
this is your intention*
Then gel busy before it ist<
study of the situations? and v
have, and can tell you when
that we offer at only a fractic
to prepare for posi
them. For full infoi
Prosperity Mun Cuts Throat.
Prosperity, S. C., July 29.-J. W.
Harman, a well known citizen of
Prosperity, committtod suicide last
night, cutting his throat with a ra
zor. Mr. Harman was found, dressed
in night dollies, lying in his yard
near tho garage at about 11.30 by
his brother, G. D. Harman. Ho was
already dead from loss of blood.
Mr. Harman had been complaining
recently of feeling unwell, but his
family saw no signs of serious ill
ness. Melancholia, induced hy his ill
ness, is supposed to havo led him to
take his life.
Ho was about T>0 years of ago and
is survived by his aged mother, two
brothers and four sisters.
Auto-Railway Collision Fatal.
Spartanburg, July 30.-C.W. Halte
and John Bohelor, of Cheslie, died in
i a local hospital this afternoon soon
after tho automobile in which they
wero riding was struck by a P. & N.
railway train near Duncan.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.
To tho Qualified Electors and Resi
dent Freeholders of Legal Voting
Age of Bethlehem School District,
.No. Bl: -
Please take notice, that an Elec
tion will be held In said District, at
Mountain Rest, on SATURDAY, the
12th day of AUGUST, 1922, for the
purpose of voting a Special Tax of
Two Mills, to bo used for school pur
poses in said District, in accordance
with Section 174 2.
L. C. SPEARES,
Superintendent of Education.
Aug. 2, 1922. 31-32
The State of South Carolina,
County of Oconee.- (In Court ot
Probate.)-By V. F. Martin, Judge
of Probate. - Whereas, tho Title
Guarantee and Trust Co. have mado
suit to mc to grant them Letters of
Administrtion, with tho will annexed,
of tho V?state of and Effects of Miss
Annie L. Moko, Deceased
These are, therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of tho said Miss Annie
L. Hoke. Deceased, that thoy be nod
appear heforo me, In tho Court of
Proba to, to be hold at Walhalla Court
House, South Carolina, on FRIDAY,
tho 11th day of August, 1 922, ofter
publication hereof, at ll o'clock in
thc forenoon, to show causo, if any
thoy havo, why Hie said Administra
tion should not bo granted.
Given undoer my hand and seal this
20th day .of .Inly, A. D. 1922.
(Seal.) V. F. MARTIN,
Judgo of Probate for Oconoo County,
Published on tho 2d and 9th days
of August, 1922, In Tho Keoweo
Courior, and on tho Court IIouso
door for tho time proscribed by law.
Aug. 2, 1922. 31-32
NOTICE ls hereby given, That tho
period of Compulsory Attendance of
School District No. 2 0, of Oconeo
County, H. C., (Walhalla. School Dls
trlct), will start In said District be
ginning MONDAY, SEPTEMBER Uh,
By Order of tho Board of Trus
tees: E. h. I IE UNDO N,
JAMES II. DARBY, Clerk.
July 20, 1922. 30-33
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: a guess as to the One
per cent of the Thinking
day, we would say, "Thc
n our Commercial Life*"
: the case, what are you
nd lament the fact while he
iving? We do not believe
DO late. We have made some
/ill gladly give such as we
; to get more. We have a
te and Dusting
>n above cost to help in the
dons now awaiting
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FOR PROBATE JUDGE.
I hereby announce myself a can
didate for re-election 'o the office of
Judge of Probate of Oconeo County,
subject to tho rules of the Democratic
V. F. MARTIX.
ROU SE OF 11E PRESE XTATIV ES.
1 hereby announce myslof a candi
dato tor the I louse of Representa
tives from Oconeo County, subject to
tho will of the Democratic voters in
tho primary election and under tho
Democratic party. I will appreciate
your support. J. S. GLY?1PH,
I hereby announce myself a can
didato for the House of Representa
tives from Oconoe County, my can
didacy being subject to the rules and
regulations of the Democratic party
Ju tho primary elections.
D. 13. FITZGERALD.
W. L, DALTON is hereby an
nounced as a candidato for re-elec
tion to the House of Representatives
form Oconeo County, subject to tho
rules and regulations of tho Demo
cratic party in tho primary elections.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for tho House of Representa
tives from Oconoe County, subject
to the will of tho Democratic voters
in the primary elections. I pledge
my best efforts If elocted.
E. TI M M ERM AN.
The friends of J. R. ORR hereby
announce him a candidate for tho
House of Representatives from Oco
nee County, subject to the rules of
tho Democratic party in the primary
Subject to tho rules of tho Demo
cratic party, I hereby announco my
self a candidate for Congress from
Third Congressional District. I nm
a graduate of Clemson College and
SAM II. SHERARD.
I announce myself a candidate for
Congress, Third District, subject to
tho rules and regulations of tho Dem
ocratic party in primary elections. I
will appreciate tho voles and support
of my friends in Oconeo.
E. P. McCRAVY.
I nm a candidate for re-cloction to
Congress from tho Third Congres
sional District, subject to tho rules
cf tho Democratic party.
FRED H. DOM'XICK.
NOTICE TO DERTORS AND
All persons Indebted to tho Es
tate of Mrs. A. J. Smith, Deceased,
aro hereby notified to make pay
ment to the undersigned, and all
persons having claims against said
estato will present tho samo, duly at
tested, within the limo prescribed by
law, or bo barred.
Dr. JOS. H. BURGESS,
Administrator of tho Estato of Mrs.
A. J. Smith, Deceased.
_ July 1 2, 1 922. 28-31
FRIENDS, TAKE WARNING.
I b-roby ask all mankind that on
and after this date, July 2 1 th, 1022,
tlicy nt onco stop^ hanging around
my father's homo' and looking up
liquor or carrying it there.
If caught nt Ibo trick 7 will mnko
it hot for tho ones I catch.
S. EUGENE PERRY,
Son of Thomas Porry.
Near Wost Union, S. C.-adv.31*