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KEOWEE COURIER
(Established 1810.)
Entered al tlio l?bstolllco at Wal
halla, S. C., as Mail Mailor of tho
Second das*, lintier Art ol Congi ess,
March td, IK7!>.
ru' ??Every Wednesday Morning
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Communications of a personal
character charged for ns advertise
ments. Obituary natices, cards of
thanks and tributes of respect, either
hy individuals, lodges or churches or
societies, charged for a* for adver
tisements. Cash must accompany tho
manuscript, and all such notices will
bc marked "Adv." in conformity with
postal requirements.
WAMI ALLA, S. C.:
WFDXKSRAV, SHIT. t:$. 11)22.
Tl URTI IO I'll YEAH t>l CLEMSON.
lOnrollmeul Promises to ICxcccd that
o!' litlsl Year,
Clemson Coliogo, Sept. 0.-. The
thirlioth osslon of donison Coliogo
bogan 'iiis morning wllh chapel as
sembly, old students having return
ed and matriculated yostreday and
now students arriving to-day. As
signments to classes arc being made
to-day and regular class work will
begin on Thursday morning. The
only olhor students yet to arrive are
tho members of the one-year agri
cultural course, who are due to come
on <)<? 2.
in ii is nnnolincomeuta at the cha
pel exorcist n lo-dny l>r. \V. M. Higgs,
pro: Mem of tho college, gave matric
ulation ligures showing a total of|
I,Ot ">. ns follows: :>H students 500,
freshmen :'.::>. one-year a g'.icu lt ara. I
students ,'.<>, und Federal hoard siu
ilent? 100. While ii is entirely pos
tiblo (bat a few o? Ibo 355 men may
not arrivo, there will be others to
tako tholr places, so Ihn I 1,10 tptnvl
onrolltnenl will mosl likely he as
great as, ii' not greater than, that of
IttSt session, which was 1 .no7.
In this i ?nnoelion Dr. Higgs called
attention lo the fnct that (luring (ho
three decades since thc opening of
Clomson College to students, in l^'.'".,
tho average enrollment hy decades ls
tn: follows: IS93-1001, I IC; 1901
If) i 1, 625; I li 1 l-l 021, S25. The en
rollment Of 1,007 for last session
and tho enrollment to date for this
session give promise that the present
decade will show an average yearly
enrollment much above anything In
tho past, and it has already become
a problem how lo provide buildings,
equipment and teaching forces for
Hie constantly enlarging student
body.
In his talk to the students regard
ing ibo work of the session Ju st* be
ginning Dr. Riggs emphasized as one
of :he greatest needs and ideals to
ward which to work is the necessity
for more independent thinking and
loss subjection to what might be
called mass psychology. He predict
ed that, with a faculty strengthened
l?y a number of new teachers ?ind
".??li ?<>!i.t> Increased facilities whore
II osl needed, ibo session gives prom
ise of being a successful ono
A TONIC
drove's Tasteless chill Tonic restores
Energy and Vitality hy Purifying and
Hunching tho Blood. When you feel its
strengthening, hiv ^orating effect, see how
it b--:ii)is color to tho cheeks and how
?I improves tho appetite, yon will then
appreciate its true tonie vainc.
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is simply
Iron mid Quinine suspended in syrup. So
pleasant even children like it. Tlio blood
needs QUININE to Purify it and IRON lo
Enrich it. Destroys Malarial germs and
Crip germs hy its Strengthening, Invigw
sting Effect. 60c,
White hud Stabbed in Quarrel,
Marion, s. C., Sept. 6, Follou Hg
on aliena lion between Kdwin Stan
ley, a young white boy. and Charlie
lOvnns, a negro youl ii, de white hoy
was badly si "obed by tho negro, it
S reported that young Stanley was
rolling n tire, which bumped Inlo
tho negro. A righi soon Marled mid
Ibo negro boy whipped out a knife
und pim nod .1 Into young Stanley's
n'dc, em - ri rib and piercing tho
?ldo lo me hilt of (ho knife.
Tho nt gio boy was placed in Jail
and young Stanley was Isken tv> the
Howell hospital, His condition is con
Sidorod rather serious.
Subscribo for Tho Courier. (Desi.)
FEA RF Uli TRAGEDY IX YORK.
six Children Shot by Neighbor-Two
Dead and Ono Dying.
-
York, S. C., Sept: G-Claude John
son, aged 20 years, was shot and in
stantly killed, and ilvo of lils cousins
- three ol' thom girls-*-woro shot aad
seriously wounded at 2.30 o'clock
this afternoon by William Farris, CO
years of age, a neighbor, living across
tho street in the Clover mill village
at Clover, la York county. ''
Those wounded are: (?ertio Taylor,
lin; Fred Taylor. 22; Newton Taylor,
12; Dolly Taylor, 1?. and Lela Tay
lor, li!. They arc thc childron of Jas.
.M. Taylor, of Clover mill village.
The shooting is said le have re
sulted from lin old quarrel between
the children of the Taylor and Far
ris families. Following the shootiag
Farris surrendered lo Chief of Police
John Jackson and was carried to tho
York county jail. It Is reported that
he was then taken on to the State
penitentiary for safo-keeplng.
According to Tom Perry, a neigh
bor and eye-witness, a quarrel be
tween tho Farris and Taylor children
was renewed this afternoon, and Far
ris is alleged to have said, 'This
thing has to bo settled, and 1 might
as well settle it now." With that he
is alleged to have grasped two shot
guns, a double-barrel and a single
barrel, and to have begun (Iring at
the Taylors and Johnson, who were
in tTTe Taylor yard and on the Taylor
porch, sonic forty feet across the
street.
Claude Johnson was almost in
stantly killed by buckshot. Cortie
Taylor was shot in the side and neck.
Newton in thc abdomen. Dolly in the
right ann and Lela in tho arm and
stomach. Fred Taylor, according/ to
Perry, had run out of the house to
get a doctor.
After shooting the five. Farris put
down his gun and proceeded to draw
a bucket of water. Seeing Fred Tay
lor returning some hundred feet
away he is alleged to have exclaimed,
"If you come any nearer I'll kill
you." Fred continued his pace anti
Farris shot him in the side.
The five Taylors wore carried to
Gastonla, N. C.. hospitals this after
noon for surgical attention, lt was
staled Hi ni the condition of two of
thom is serious.
The Taylor cottage looks as if it
had undergone a machine gun at
tack, All of the victims were shot
With buckshot, lt is said.
William Farris, known locally as
"Fighting Dill," has lived in this sec
tion for many years and in Clover
for about three years. Ho ls noted
as a hunier and trapper, lt is said
thal tho Taylor children and Farris
children have been at outs for a long
time. Farris had no. statement to
make about tho tragedy.
Catarrhal Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applications, ns they cannot
reach tho diseased, portion of tho ear.
Catarrhal Deafness requires constitu
tional treatment. HA DIVS CATARRH
MEDICINE ls a constitutional remedy.
Catarrhal Deafness is caused by an in
flamed condition of thc mucous lining of
tho Eustachian Tube. When this tube ls
in Hamed you have a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, and when it is entire
ly closed Deafness ls tho result. Unless
tho inflammation can bo reduced, your
hearing may be destroyed forover.
HALI/S CATARRH MEDICINE acts
through tho blood on tho mucous sur
faces of tho system, thus reducing thc In
flammation and restoring normal condi
tions.
Clrctilars free. All Druggists.
F, J. Ch?ney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
Famous Aviator Meets Death.
Hutland, Vt.. Sept. 7.-Lieut. Del
vin W. .Maynard .known as "thc Hy
ing parson," was killed while flying
at tho Putland fair to-day.
"'Lieut. Pilarles Wood, of Tice .de
roga. N. V., and Charles M ion* of
New York, a mechanic, also v 'o
killed. Tho plano roll from a belg,
of three thousand feet.
Was Internationally Known.
New York, Sept. 7.---Lieut. Pol 'In
W. Maynard, iho "flying parson."
crashed lo his death in an airpla'i
it Umland. Yt., to-day. becalffo in
ternattonally known in 1019 who
he wea tho round-trip trans-con ti
nenta] trip between Now York and
Sun Francisco, Ho always kept up
his work as a parson, no matter how
Insistent tho call of tho air,
Two weeks ago Lieut. Maynard
soared up over the Hudson with L.
Wilson Dor laud, another noted Ador,
and Miss Helen Virginia Lent, and
while in tho air made thom man and
wife.
Outrages nt. Florence.
Florence, H. C., Sept. 7.-Fniden
tiHcd persons last night shot into
tho home of H. I. Broach, repeating
MI iii lack which was made Friday
itight on his lioine and tho homo of
W. D. Stokes. Last night the offlcoift
wcro prepared for tho attackers nt
tho Droach homo and returned tho
fire. Whether any ono was hit could
not bo ascertained to-day, but some
of thc persons present bollovo that al
least ono man was shot by tho offi
cers.
.Both Mr. Droach and Mr. Stokes
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l- WHY HARDWICK REFUSED ty
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DuPRE CASE. ty
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Shortly before the execution of
Frank Du Pre In Atlanta a few days
ago, Governor Titos. \V. Hardwick,
of Georgia, who had been annealed
to to Intervene and commute a death
sentence to that of life Imprison
ment, made tho following statement
as to why his conscience would not
permit sentimentality to override his
convictions in tho matter:
. Why Hardwick Refused.
"Of courso, 1 am not without sym
pathy and respect fpr tho views of
many tondor-hoartod persons -
largoly women-who have urged ex
ecutive clemency /for the applicant.
(Frank Du Pre). I understand and
appreciate tho human sympathy and
the deep and true Christian charity
which animates Chem in this matter.
.My own heart is touched by their
appefyl, but, bocause of my honest
judgment and conscience, I cannot
yield to sentiment of this kind with
out being absolutely false to my
duly, to society and to the public.
The sympathy in this case should not
ho aroused entirely in behalf of tho
youthful bandit, who gloated over
his deeds of theft and murder until
lie was actually to face the penalty,
whoso repentance carno when bc waa
in the clutches of the law, and not
before he was apprehended, what
of the faithful, law-abiding man. Mr.
Walker, who sleeps In an untimely
grave, sent there by DuPro's act? ls
there nc/ sympathy for him? What
of tho little woman who is widowed
by his act? ls there no sympathy for
her? What of tho seven-year-old or
phan, made so by him? Is there no
sympathy for her"; ls there no sym
pathy for tho fatherless girl who has
been deprived of the support and of
tho protecting care of her father
through all her life? If DuPre was
motherless, he had made this little
child fatherless. If DuPre was young
ho was at least a man old enough
to enlist in the navy of his country
and to meet all of Its mental and
physical tests in doing so, and is at
least considerably older than tho
child whom he made fatherless.
"Dut my action in ibis case does
not rest on the law of 'an eye for an
eye, a tooth for a tooth.' It rests on
a broader, deeper, truer principle
than that. Unless our'boys, who may
even now have embarked on a simi
lar path to that pursued by this apr
pticant, who may be niling them
selves with cheap and poisonous
liquor, who may bo associating with
'-'amblers and prostitutes, are check
ed in their mad courses of crino-,
who can tell how many orphans will
be made in Georgia hy their conduct?
Who can tell how many innocent
men-even Innocent by-standers
may lose their precious lives before
the time appointed hy Providence?
' It is to protect society, to save these
! other women from being made wid
ows, these other men from being
slain, thoso other children from be
ing made orphans, that it is neces
sary-and absolutely necessary
that tho supremo penality of the law
bo executed upon this applicant. It
is to give to them and to all of them
in this State and throughout this
country the most solemn and im
pressive warning that can be given
in the name of tho law and in tho
name of civilized society, and In tho
namo of organized government. An
appalling and increasing number of
violent crimes, of every sort, are oc
curring in our midst-a crime wave,
world-wide in its sweep, has not
spared or missed our State. While
tho situation is not worse in Georgia
than in other States, nor in this coun
try than in other countries, it is ap
palling, evorywhere, and tho sternest
measures aro necessary to check it.
"The supremo penalty of the law
i has been passed upon this man by
i i n impartial jury of twelve, honest
n >n of Fulton county, lt has been
held by an abie, upright and im
? a lal judge. It has boon upheld by
he uprOmo Court of Georgia, und,
hi ' by tho unanimous recoihirton
dati of tho throe able-and upright
men \s IO constitute the prison com
mission of Georgia, acting on a board
of pardons. To all of the. .. findings
I must give weight. Nothing has de
. velopod since tho trial to in any way
.affect or alter tho case. Guilt. Is still
undisputed, still undented and still
proven. Under theso circumstances
I feel It to bo my sworn duty, before
God and nvnn, to allow tho law to
ta ko its courso.''
arc former employees of ibo Flor
ence shojis of the Atlantic Coast Dino
railroad, who went out with tho un
ion on strike tho 1st of July. They
recently returned to When
thc shooting occurred (luring lust
night some ono telephoned to Sheriff
Durch, who immediately dispalchod
a deputy to the scone and a deputy
United States marshal went also.
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.I? 1J?1LD SOILS WITH CKIM- *|4
ty SON CLOVIOK. *
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? (Clemson Notos;)
On land adapted to its growth
crimson , clover ls "ono of the best
wintor soil-building cover crops, for
one acre of fairly fertile land will
produce five to ton tons of groen
growth.'that contains, per ton, ap
proximately eight pounds of nitro
gen, which is gathered from tho air
by tho bacteria on tho roots of tho
clover. Hostiles converting tho afr
nitrogen into a form useful to, the
farmer, tho clover saves the plant
food already available in tho soil by
using it In its growth and thus pro
venting loss by Leaching and erosion
during tho wintor.
Tho agronomists say that for host
rosults crimson clover should not be
sown on very poor sandy or hard
clay' soils. Vetch, rye and oats aro
the best wintor cover crops for those
soils, lt is essential that crimson
clover bo inoculated unless it or ono
of the true clovers has boen' pre
viously grown on tho land.
lt ls host lo sow at tho rate of 15
to 20 pounds of oleaned seed per
aero between September 15 and Oc
tober 15, when there is enough mois
ture in thc soil to sprout tho soed^
and keep the young plants alive un
tij they can devel?P a root system.
Sowing just before or just after a
good rain will practically insure a
stand. It may be sown in corn or in
cotton middles after the first or sec
ond picking and covered lightly with
a harrow, cultivator or sweep. If
the land ls freshly broken it should
be thoroughly harrowed and rollod
to givo n Arni seed-bed before sow
ing .
Stable manure is an excellent fer
tilizer for cfo vcr, for it has a very
beneficial effect on tho legume bac
teria as well as tho plant and soil.
On land that has not been heavily
fertilized, 200 to 300 pounds of acid
phosphate may bo used profitably at
planting time.
Crimson clover may be made a
cash crop as well as a soil-improving
crop by allowing the seed to ripen
and saving them 1>y stripping with
r. eli cap home-made machino or by
culling with a mower and threshing.
Prom six to ten bushels of clean seed
aro produced per acre, and at pres
ent these seed arc selling from $0.Go
to $12.00 per bushel. .
laving Costs Show Decrease.
Washington, Sept. -rOnly one of
2 0 representativo cilios in the United
States reported an increase In tho
level of retail food prices for tho
month of July 15 to Aug. 15, and
that was loss than live-tenths of ono
per cent, according to ligures made
public to-day by tho bureau of labor
sta'.istlcs of tho Department of La
bor.
Decreases amounted to 5 per cent
in Milwaukee and Springfield, Ul.,
4 per cent in Indianapolis, Peoria,
St. Louis and St. Paul; 3 per cont In
Chicago, Kansas City, Manchester,
Omaha and Philadelphia; 2 por cent
in Baltimore, Bridgeport, Buffalo,
Detroit, New Haven, New York, Pro
vidence, Rochester and Washington;
1 per centyin Dallas, Los Angeles and
Portland, Me., and Richmond, Va.,
and less than five-tenths of ono per
cent in Little Itocl*
Norfolk, Va., was the city to show
an increaso, the riso there being des
ignated as "less than five-tenths of
ono per cent."
Mill Employees Cut Out Coal.
Sparlanhurg, S. C., Sept. 6.-At a
mass meeting of the people of Paco
let Mills, one of Ibo largest mill
towns of tho Piedmont section, lt
was agreed that wood, gasoline or
kerosene would bo used for fuel in
homos and places of business until
tho coal supply becomes moro rea
sonable.
Tho meeting which took this ac
tion was addressed hy Victor M.
Montgomery, president of tho Paco
let Manufacturing Company, who
suggested that if 'ho people would
agree to use substitutes for coal it
would help the juill in tho present
emergency. Tho plan was agreed to
without a dissenting voice.
By being aldo to use for tho mills
tho coal that would have othcrwiso
been used by the peoplo of tho mill
village during tho fall and winter,
Mr, Montgomery says, tho possibil
ity of tho Pncolet mills closing.down
is niado very remote indeed. In
speaking of tho matter ho referred
to Um spirit of co-operation shown
by tho peoplo of tho mill village.
"But it is not surprising," ho said;
"people-will always deal fairly, with
you if you will deal fairly with
them."
An upholstered sent and back thnt
folds compactly onough to bo car
ried in a man's pocket have boon in
vented to add to tho comfort of
spectators at out of door sports.
Here's Wm
Progressive Parme
$1.00 year,
The Keowee Oourii
$1.00 year, V
Eithpf paper well \
Price of Both. i
Notes from Stamp Creek. I
(Unnvoldablytl omitted last week.)
Stamp Creek, Sept. 1 .-Special:
Our meeting 1ms just recently closed
after a series ot powerful sermons
preached hy Rev, Joo Mauldin. of
Liberty. Thero were fourteen addi
tions to tho church. Tho people !
greatly appreciated tho singing of
Mr. Fowler, of Font's Grove,)in con
nection with tho church work.
Mrs. Anna Moore, of Hopewell, ls
visiting her father and mother, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Hunnicutt, and
other relatives.
Miss Ruth Hruce, one of tho teach
ers in tho Boone's Creek school,
spent last week-end with her friend,
Miss Esther Alhortson. J
Mrs. Todd and family, of Bethel,
have been visiting hor.sistor', Mrs.
Amanda Barker.
William .Hawkins, principal of the
Keowee school, was in this comiuu
rilty for a short while recently.
Mrs. Willie y?ughan has returned
home after a week's visit tj her fa
ther and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John
Holcombe.
Miss MatUe R). Thomas, commu
nity organizer, carno to our school
recently and organized a rural school
improvement associa fi on.
Mr. and Mrs. John Herd, of Shi
loh, hove been visiting Mr. and Mi's,
Joshua Barker.
Miss Mae Kirby, of New/y, is vis
iting In this section.
Miss Louise Singleton, the teacher
in this community, spent last week
end in . Westminster with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Singleton.
Colds Cause drip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Toblets remove the
'cause, There ts only ono "Bromo Quinine." E.W.
GROVE'S signature on the box. 30c.
Notes from Mountain Rest.
Mountain Rest? Sept. r>.-Special:
Our farmers aro taking advantage
of tho dry weather and aro busy pull
ing fodder.
Tlio new highway from Long Creek
to Mountain Rest has been complet
ed and timber is being laid down nt
tho ford of Changa creek to build
tho new bridge.
Mrs. M. j. Blackwell is critically
111. Her many friends hope to herir
of an early change in her condition.
W. 1?. Henry and family movod
from their summer home hero yes
terday to Athens, Oft.
Arthur James and sister, of Clay
ton, Ga., are visiting at tho homo of
Mr. and Mrs. Dock James.
Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Henry have ro
? urn od from Franklin, X. C., they
having spent several days there with
relatives.
V. F. Holden spent last week In
Anderson.
Miss Annie Brock, of Seneca, spent
tho week-end with her friend, Miss
Marie Barker, hero.
Roby Crisp mid Utile son, Lionel!,
of Pino Mountain, Ga., wero among
friends hero Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Hughs were
week-end visitors In this community.
Miss Clara Duncan, of Clayton,
spent Inst week with relatives herc.
Robert Uamby left yosterday to
enter school at Long Crook Academy.
Miss Vadlo Orr has returned to
her homo hero after having spout
some time with relativos at Starr,
Anderson county.
In Mexico 20,000 victims wore an
nually immortalized prior to 1500.
GUTTER,
and Metal Shingles.
BAN EU C?oopt
Walhalla, S. C.
/ \i
/ .
ir Chance
sr.
For
Both
For 12 Months
worth Combination
)rder yours now.
?&? Terrific
Read how Mrs. Albert
Gregory, of R. P. D. No.
1, Bidford, M., got rid of
her ills. ''During ... I
was awfully weak ...
My pains were terrific. 1
thought I would die. The
bearing-down pains were
actually 30 severe 1 could
not stand the pressure of
my hands on the lower
Fart of my stomach . . .
simply felt as if life was
for but a short time. My
husband was worried . ? .
One evening, while read
ing the Birthday Alma
nac, he came across a
case similar to mine, and
went straight for some
Cardul for me to try.
S
The Woman's Tonic
"I look lt faithfully and
the results were immedi
ate," adds Mrs. Gregory.
"I continued to get bet
ter, all my ills left me,
and I went through . . .
with no further trouble.
My baby was fat and
strong, and myself-thank
Ood-am once more hale
and hearty, can walk
miles, do my work,
though 44 years old, feel
like a new person. AU I
owe to Cardui." For
many years Cardui has
been found helpful in
building up the system
when run down by dis
orders peculiar to women.
Take
Cardui
1.82
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Subscribo for The Courier. (Dost.)

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