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910,000 FINE EOE TWO ME NEE KS
Of Old Courtenay Company - Two
Others Draw $3,000 finch.
?Greenville, Nov. 1.-Ilonry Rut
ledge Uuist and Ash-mead Courtenay,
of Charleston, and St. John Courte
nay and Campbell Courtenay, of Co
lumbia, colton manufacturers, plead
ed guilty to Indictments in tho Uni
ted Slates District Court hore to-day
Charging attempts lo defraud and
evade individual income taxes.
Campbell Courtenay and St. John
Courtenay wore sentenced to pay a
One of $ 10,000 each or serve eight
months each in the Greenville coun
ty Jail, and Aslnnead Courtenay and
Henry R. Uuist were lined $"{,OOO
each or four mouths in the G roon ville
county jail. th?, sentences being Im
posed by Judge ll. ll. Watkins in
the United States District Court. The
four prominent men had entered
pleas of guilty to indictments charg
ing them with evasion of the Federal
income tax laws.
To-day's couti action rang down
tre curtain on the lirst ease of its
Kind to bo brought in South Oaro
Inn since tho enactment of the Fed
eral income tax law. They were tho
principal stockholders in the Cour
tenay Manufacturing Company,which
was sold in 1020 to the I saquee na
Mills Company for $1,200,000.
The prosecution by tho govern
ment for the alleged evasion of the
lax laws grew out of the sale of the
Courtenay Mttltufai turing Company
and a /civil sun brought by the pur
chasers, in which it was alleged lita!
tho Courtenay .Manufacturing Com
pany li !>l fraudulently altered the
hooks to conceal a profit in i : ? t S and
had shown ti false profil return in
I :> i :..
Several indictments against tho
Courlenays charge conspiracy to
evade tho income ?ax in tho matter
of tho Courtenay Manufacturing Co.
were nol pressed on authority of the
attorney general.
Tho indictment lo which thc de
fendants pleaded guilty in the bailed
States District Court charged li. K.
Uuist, of Charleston, willi having
attempted to defeat and evade in
come taxes on his individual income
for the year i;?L''t. The indictment
alleged that Mr. Uuist became liable
to pay $19,310.SS by reason of the
fact that lie had received as income
during 1020, among other sums, tho
sum of $69,066.CS as a profit on the
salo by him during that year of 140
shares of the Courtenay Manufac
turing Company's stock, and that in
making his income tax return he wil
fnil..* omitted to include the total
amount of the profit of $69,966.68,
but reported a profit of $31,746.63.
Tho indictment to which Ashmead
Courtenay, of Charleston, pleaded
gullly charged that he became liable
to pay $41,029.02 as income tax for
tho your 1920 by reason of the fact
that he had received as income dur
ing-that year, among oilier sums, the
sum of S12S.S1S.75 as a profit on the
sale during 1920 of 2d.", shares of
Courtenay Manufacturing Company
stock, and that ho wilfully omitted
to return the total amount o filie said
profit of $I2S,S1S.75 in his income
tax return, and only ?ported a pro
lit of $57,000.
Tho indictment which St. John
Courtenay pleaded guilty charged
thai he wilfully atlompiod to defeat
and evade the income tax on his in
come for the calendar year 1919 by
reason of ibo fact that ho failed to
return a profit of $38,539.00 re
ceived during 1 ii I ii for tho sale of
various stocks, and reported In his
Income tax return thal he had re
ceived no profil from these stocks
during that year.
Tho two Indictments tri which
Campbell Courtenay pleaded guilty
charged thal li-- wilfully attempted
to defeat and evade a tax of $2.030,
000 on his Income for the year l 0 I I
by failing to re1 II rn in his income
tax a profil of $3,S27.85 on the sale
of 50 shares of tho Vtctor-Monaghan
Company stock. In that bo reported
in said return thal he had received
no profit from the sale of stocks dur
ing thal year. The other indictment
guilty charged thal Campbell Cour
tenay, as president and treasurer ')!"
the Courtenay Manufacturing Com
pany, wilfully attempted to defeat
and evade the income, war profits
MOTHER! "
Move Child's Bowels with
"California Fie; Syrup"
liven a sick child loves the "fruity"
laste of "California Fig Syrup." If
the little tongue is coated, or If your
child is listless, cross, feverish, full
of cold, or has colic, a teaspoonful
will never fail to open tho bowels. In
a fo\. ..ours you can see for yourself
bow thoroughly lt works all (ho con
StipaMon poison, sour l>iU- and waste
from tho tender, little beweis and
gives you a well, playful child again.
Millions of mothers koop "Califor.
nia" Fig Syrup dy. They know
a teaspoonful i ? saves a sick
ch i ld to-morrow. ...k your druggist
for genuine "California Fig Syrup,"
which luis directions for babies and
children of all ages printed on bottle.
Mother! You must say ?'California''
or you may got an imitation fig syr
up.-adv.
i
One Hundred New
Winter Dresses
Our buyer was in New York last
week where he personally selected
a wide range of style and fabrics in
Ladies* Silk and Wool Dresses.
Some of them, only one and two of
kind but all are right to the minute
in style-all are strictly all-wool
and are variously priced
$5.75 and up to $29.50
Fifty New Coats.
THIS WK Eli WE RECEIVED KIETA' NEW COATS-SOME ITU
ITU M M101) AND SOME PLAIN TAILORED EFFECTS. MISSES A X l>
LADIES' SIZES, Pl {OM ?4 l?> SO, PRICKS
<M i T? Kn
New Coat Suits.
NEW SPITS OP POI RET TWILLS, TRICOT1NES AM) VELO I KS.
.MISSES' STYLES IN SHOUT, LOOSE DOA HACK COATS, AND Uli:
LONG, STRAIGHT LINE COATS IOU LADIES, AT F HOM
<MO RH TO ?QQ Kn
Girls'1 Coats.
GIRLS1 AM) LITTLE GIRLS1 COATS. PROM li TO H YEARS
LOTS OP THEM AT
QQ Kn VM) VP TO QI 9 Rn
ywiwu tp I CiuU
Sweaters and Sweater Goats.
COMPLETE NEW LINE OP ALL KINDS OP SWEATEES IOU
MEN, WOMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS
( 90ci $8.50
Girls* Dresses.
GIRLS1 WOOLT DRESSES OF ALL-WOOL SERGES AND MINED
WOOL SERGE-VERY PRETTY STYLES-AT PROM
$3.00 TO $7.50
"SELLS 'EiU
J. E. Harper, Prop.
2?K3>:!^yi?3S^ BB-BM
and excess profits taxes on the net
Income of the corporation for Hie cal
endar year I ii I S hy altering and caus
ing to he altered tho hooks of ac
count, records anil papers of the
Courtenay Manufacturing Company
in changing and raising, and causing
to ho changed and raised, the true,
price and costs paid liv the company
for cotton consumed in manufactur
ing during I !i 1 s to a higher price and
cost, so that the hooks of the corpo
ration when so altered showed a
false and fictitious price in the cotton
consumed, and thereby concealed the
Imo and actual cost to the corpora
tion of cotton 'consumed during 101S,
and thereby making the income, war
profits and excess profits earned by
said corporation appear from tho
hooks to bo far less than they ac
tually were; that tho net income
shown by thc books after the altera
tion was $297,1 I".mi, which was re
turned in ibo corporation's tax re
turns as the letal net income for
that year, when the true and actual
not income of the corporation was
$.100,303.00; that as president and
treasurer of the corporation Mr.
Courtenay paid for said corporation
a tax of $1 S3,151.9S, based upon tho
changed book.' of account, when he
should have paid a lax of $200.000.
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE PROMO QUININE Tablets remove th?
cause. There la only one "Promo Quinine." E. W,
GROVE'S signature on tho box. 30c.
W. .1. McGnrlty in ChnrftC.
ARCTIC OCEAN IS WARMING VP.
The State Hoard of Public Welfare
announces the election o/ W. ,1. Me
dially, of Aiken, to bo executivo sec
retary of the hoard, to succeed Rev.
(}. Croft Williams, resigned.
Mr. McGnrlty has been for years
principal of Aiken Institute, and for
a long time !.?--. t al in School a f
fairs in South i ..roi na. Ile i:. a grad
nate of Wofford Col logo and was for
merly a m o in ber of the State Hoard
of Education. Mr. McGnrlty is rec
ognized as a man of the highest char
acter, integrity and executivo abil
ity, and his general training and in
clination fit liim admirably for bis
new work.
At a recent election held in Swe
den ol per cent of the wonion vot
ers favored a modified dry law.
Icebergs (?rowing Scarcer and Seals
Find Wnfr Too Warm.
Washington, Nov. 3..-The Arctic
Ocoan is wanning up. icebergs aro
growing scarcer and in sonio places
tho seals are finding the water too
warm, according to a report to the
commerce department t o - ? I. i y from
Consul lfft at Beogrn, Norway.
Reports from fishermen, seal-hunt
crs and explorers, he declared, all
point to a radical change in climatic
conditions and hitherto unheard of
tomopratures In tho Arctic Zone,
exploration expeditions [.porting
that scarcely any cold weather has
been found in certain extents.
(?real masses of ice have neon re
placed by moranes of earth and
j siones. the report continue l, while
lat many points well know: glaciers
have entirely disappeared, very few
?seals and no white fish aro hoing
, found in tho eastern Arctic, while
j vast shoals of berring nnd smelts,
.which have never before ventured so
far north, are being encountered in
I tho old seal fishing grounds,
To Stop a Cough Quick
toko HAYES" HEALING HONEY, a
cough medicino which stops the cough by
healing tho inflamed and irritated tisBUC3.
A box of GROVE'S O-PLN-TRATE
SALVE for Chest Colds. Head Colds and
Croup is enclosed with every bottle of
HAYES' HEALING HONEY. Tho salvo
should bo rubbed on tho chest and throat
of children suffering from a Cold or Croup.
Tho henllntf offert of Hayes' Healing Honey In
side tho thront combined with thc hcnliiift effect ot
Grove ? O-Pen-frnte Snlvo through tho pores of
the skin soon stop? n couiih.
both remedies ore packed In one carton end tho
rost ot the combined treatment ls yr>c.
.Just ask your druggist for HAYES'
: HEALING HONEY.
-. -
Child of Fourteen Suicides.
Chicago. Nov, 2.-After drawing a
Stocking over her head to hide the
sight of the water, fourteen-year-old
Julia i ; i Hz ended her life hero to
day hy jumping into tho Chicago
river. Tho police declared that she
is the youngest suicide on their rec
ords.
Style Plus
uits for
are guaranteed all pure wool and
high grade workmanship. Re
gulars and stouts. N
$25.00 - $30.00 - $35.00
Style Plus Overcoats.
Foil YOUNG SIEN, IN DOUBLE BREAST, BELTED RACK STYLES
$25.00 _
Men's ' Cheaper Suits.
FRANCO AND OTHER GOOD MAKES IN MEN'S CHEAP AND
MEDIUM PRICED SPITS AT-SPIT
$12.50 TO $30.00
Men's and Young Men's Overcoats.
MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S STYLES IN GOOD AND DUR AHLE
OVERCOATS AT
$10.00
Boys' Long Pants Suits.
Hi?VS' ALL-WOOL WORSTED AND QASSIMEHE SUITS-SIZES
101 $15,00 $18.00AX1) $20.00 _
Boys' Knickbrocker Suits.
HOYS' KNICKERBOCKER SPITS-SOME WITH TWO PAIRS OP
PANTS-AT, SUIT- 1
$4.50 I(> $15.00_
It Pays to Buy Good Shoes
We have thousands of Pairs of All
Leather Shoes from the best shoe mah
ers, both high grades and medium, for
babies, girls, boys, men and women.
Get them here and they must wear or
you get a new'pair.
Men's Hats.
MEN'S NEW STYLE HATS-HIGHT OFF BROADWAY Y-HIGH
GRADE FELTS, CHEAPER THAN IN YEAHS-VELOURS AND THE
SMOOTH FELTS
$i.5C T" $4.00
FOR LESS."
SENECA, S. C.
HEIR-LERHETTEK ENGAGEMENT IOCONEE OFFICERS TAK10 A H)2.'i
IvPioves Mutter of Interest in Resse
mer, Ala., and to Oeoneeans.
Model Ford Car, One Mun ami
Gallons Contraband Liquor?
81
The following item is clipped from
tho Birmingham, Ala., News of Oct.
2nth, and will provo of Interest to
many in Oconeo:
"Tho marriage of Miss Mamie .loo
Reid and Roy Led helter, which will'
he solemnized on Nov. 22d, will he
an event of much Interest. Tho
bride-elect ls the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Reid, and has been
recognized as one of the handsomest
young women ever reared In Besse
mer.
.Combining a charming personal
ity and a deeply religious nature, tho
bride-elect has occupied an individ
ual position in the social circles of the
city. She has been very active in
Sunday school. Christian Endeavor
and other church work, and has also
boon very popular socially, thus
endearing herself to a large circle ol'
friends here.
"Mr. Lodbetter carno to Ressemer
several years ago from Anniston and
bas been with the Tennessee Coal,
Iron and Railroad Company as su
perintendent of furnacos. Ho Is re
garded as one of the staunchest of
the young business men of tho city.
This popular young couple will make
their home on Clarendon avenue."
Miss Reid is pleasantly romero her
od in Oconeo by many, having visit
ed among relatives In our county on
several occasions. Moth ber parents
aro Oeoneeans. Mr. Heid being a
son of the late Capt. and Mrs. .Runes
'.T. Hold, and Mrs. Reid brflng ii
daughter of tho lato Mr. and Mrs.
A rebela us Lay. She is a sister of
Mrs. Joe McCary, of Walhalla, i
A giant fish, measuring TS feet In
length and weighing l? tons, nearly
tito equal of live full-grown ele
phants, was recently washed ashoro
nt Capo May.
Habitual Constipation Cured >
in 14 to 21 Days
.LAX-FOS WITH PEPSIN" ls a specially
prepared SyrupTonic-Laxative for Habitual
Constipation. It relieves promptly but
sh( mid bo token regularly for 14 to 21 days
to induce regular action. It Stimulates and
Regulates. Very Pleasant to Take. OOo
per bottle.
Tho newest type of Fords ls being
used on tho highways of Oconeo for
Ibo purpose of transporting liquor.
On Sunday a week ago Rural Police
man \V. A. Lawless and Chief of Po
lice John Boarden, of Westminster,
captured a li)23 Ford touring car on
tho road between Westminster and
tho mountain section that Is now
quito famous as tho source of sup
ply of corn liquor for the Greenvale
territory. Tho car boro South Caro
lina Lleenso number. Thcro woro
two occupants, Jim Tuck and ano
ther man, both supposedly from tho
city of Greenville. Tuck was cap
tured, but his companion made bis
escape. Tuck claimed Groonvillo as
his place qt residence. Tho car con
tained SI gallons of liquor, this ho
ing confiscated along with tho mo
chantes] outlit.
On Tuesday of last week, near
Brasslown Rural Policemen Lawless
and Hunnicutt raided a still in the
13 russ town section. They destroyed
a 100-galIon copper still, 17 fermen
ters of beor, and 2 0 gallons of whis
key. Fourteen hundred pounds of
granulated sugar .was confiscated.
Two mon woro about tho plant at
the time of Ibo raid, but both made
their escape. Both aro known, how
ever, and tho ofheers w'll later make
the arrests.
Burns add bruises?
MENTHOLATUM
Tornado Kills Ono, Injures Fifteen.
Wobb City, Mo., Nov. 1.-Ono wo
man was ki Hod and fifteen other por
I sons woro injured-, sovoral seriously,
?and about thirty houses woro demol
ished by a tornado, which struck
this eily carly to-day. Ono hundrnd
. persons woro mado hpmoless. Four
persons woro unaccounted for.
KIDNAPPED CHILD NBAI? DEATH
Raymond Wilson Held in Jail Rnder
a Heavy Guard. .
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Muskegon, Mich., Nov. 2.-Ray
mond E. Wilson, of Grand Rapids,
Mich., Who pleaded guilty at noon
to-day lo tho kidnapping of 11-year
old Rosalie Shanty, was sentenced hy
Judgo Vanderwerp in Circuit Court
tins afternoon ta from 3? to 40 years
Imprisonment In tho State peniten
tiary. .
Child Lay Near Death.
While 11-year-old ROBU?O Shanty
lay near den ill In a farm house at
Dublin, Mich., early to-day, Ray
mond E. Wilson, of Grand Rapids,
was being held lu tho county jail
hero under heavy guard, as tho niau
who kidnapped tho child last Sunday
and drove with hor to tho jack pine
swamps of Manistoe county and
lhere abandoned her.
Wilson confessed, the sheriff's of
fice reported, that he abducted tho
child. A formal charge of kidnap
ping was lodged against him, and
0 Ulcers announced that ho would bo
arraigned on that count unless.devel
opments in tho girl's condition war
ranted a chango in the charge.
Word from Dublin this morning
was that Rosalie might not recover.
Slie was still in a semi-conscious
condition and suffering from a high
fever as tho result of exposure In tho
forests, where she was found by a
farmer.
In bis" statement to the authori
ties Wilsen was quoted as saying ho
enticed the child into his automobile,
drove her about Tin? city for a while,
when be started for Dublin. Wilson
said he lofl Rosalto near a farm
1 ouse near Dublin and then returned
to Grand Rapids. The prisoner said
he was Intoxicated and was unablo
to explain bis action.
Pooling ran high in Muskegon
when it. became known to-day that
Wilson was being held here. A very
strong guard was placed around tho
Jail.
Wilson is 11 years of age and has
boen married twice. Officers said ho
had served a terni kn Jackson prison.
HOW'S THIS?
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE
will do what we claim for it
cure Catarrh or Deafness caused by
Catarrh. Wc do not claim to cure
any other disease.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE
is a liquid, taken internally, and
acts through the blood upon the
mucous surfaces of the .system, thus
reducing the inflammation and re
storing normal conditions.
All Druggists. Circulars free.
P. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio,
Ufo Term for Georgia Minister.
Statesboro, Ga., Nov. 1.-Elliott
Padrick, youthful former Methodist
preacher, was found guilty of first
degree murder In connection with
tho killing of lils mother-in-law, Mrs.
Marnia Lou Dixon, last June, the jury
ret Urning a verdict early to-night
with a recommendation for mercy?.
Tho verdict automatically carries a,
sentonco of lifo imprisonment.
Tho jury's verdict was roached
after consideration of the case since
!> o'clock this morning. Padrick was
led from tho court room by Sheriff
Joe Tillman to begin his term^of lifo
imprisonment. "1 will not appeal,"
bo said. "1 am well satisfied with
the verdict."
Piles Cured in 6'to 14 Days
Drustftlnts refund money ?/ PAZO OINTMENT falls
to euro Itching, blind, Bleeding or Protrudln? Piles.
Instuntly relievos itching Piles, nnd you con Act
?eetful sleep after the first ?DDilcation Price 60c.
Wolfe Sues for $00,000.
Anderson, Nov. I.-Asking dam
ages in. the sum of 50.000 of tho
Advocate Publishing Company, G. P.
JrowilQ as editor and publisher of
ho Anderson Daily Mail, Samuel M.
Wolfe, Attorney General of South
Carolina, has instituted proceedings
alleging that the defendant allowed
to be published In the columns of
tho Danly Mail newspaper articles
signed by J. V. Striating, In connec
tion with the recent Georgia-South
Carolina boundary suit, which mado
"vituperative and libelous attacks
upon the plaintiff."
ASPIRIN
Say "Bayer" and Insist!
Unless you BOO tho namo "Bayer"
on packago or on tablets, you aro not
getting tho gonuino Rayor product
proscribed, by physicians ovor twen
ty-two yours and provod safe hy mil
lions for
Colds Hondacho
Toothncho Lumbago
Earache Rheumatism
Nonralgla Pain, Patin
Accept "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
only. Each unbroken packago con
tains propor directions. Handy boxos
of tv/elvo tablets cost fow couts.
Druggists also sell bottles of 24 and
100. Aspirin is tho trado mark of
Bayer Manufacturo of Monoacotlc
aotdestor of Sallcyllcacld.--adv.
Sninll Chinese linns hnvo found it
Cheaper and moro elllclont to biro a
truck to do their hauling than lo biro
tho nocessary number of coolies.

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