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CONEROSS AND VICINITY NEWS.
Tlmiiksgl^lnff Holidays ' (Brought u
Number of Visitors.
Coneross, Doo. 4-Spoolal; Thanks
j giving Day passed- off very quietly
'.and pleasantly lu this section. Thoro
was quite a bit of community visit
ing as well as otbor happenings dur
ing tbe day.
Misses Salona DuBoso and ber cou
sin, .^I?BS Othella Ballon tine, of
Greenville, ?petit Saturday and Sun~
: day with Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Alex
ander and Mrs. Clara DuBoso, of this
Bluo Ridge basket ball team play
ed Oak Grove on the Oak Grove court
On.Thanksgiving afternoon. Tho final
score stood 7 to 9 lu favor ot Blue
Ridge. They are expecting Keowoo
to como over to Blue Ridge Friday
afternoon for a game with our boys.
LeBtor Roach and wife,,-of Green
ville, spent several days with the for-,
'.mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baxter
Roach, of this community.
Miss Rosa Dilworth, of Atlanta,
was ? welcome guest of heft* mother,
Mrs. Mary Dil worth, of Coneross, a
few dayB last week. Sbo was among
the crowd that enjoyed the Thanks
giving dinner nt her mother's. Oth
ers pr?Bont were W. O. Alexander
and wife, of Greenville; lt. H. Dll
worth and family, of Newry: Mrs.
Cora Dllworth and daughter, Miss
Virginia, of Westminster' A. N.
Prichard and family, of this commu
nity, and abjo others, who greatly en
joyed the cl Ay, but whoso nt mes we
failed to get.
T. D. Barker aird wife spent a
short while with their uncle, George
Walters; and sister, Miss Mary, of
Norris, last Wednesday and attended
the Morgan reunion In Plckons on
Thanksgiving Day. Thoy wore ac
companied by Miss Lizzie Barker.
Baxter Roach and wife spent one
day recently with their children, Fred
Roach and Mrs. Clara Ridley, and
their famlli?s in Westminster.
Several from hero enjoyed the pro
gram gi von at Oak Grove yesterday
by the Toccoa Falls Institute group
of about thirty of the pupils of the
Institute, with their superintendent,
Dr. Forest, and wife,' who brought
their band and gave some splendid
music, which was tho most striking
part of tho program.
Cornelius Davis and wife, of West
minster, were spend-the-day guests
of Mrs. Nettie Hesse, of this commu
nity, last Thursday.
The W.M.S. of Coneross prosentod
to Long Creek Academy a nice quilt
for Thanksgiving, and Mrs. W. F.
Haynes also presented to tho Connie
Maxwell Orphanage a pretty quilt for
Roy Arve, of Long Creek, spent
/'from Wodnesday to tho end of tho
weok willi lioinofolks hore.
Little Harriett and Charles Du
Boso spent the latter part of last
week with relatives in this section.
Otis Arve, accompanied by his sis
ter, Miss Ora, and a number of her
friends from Flat Shoals, spent tho
day on Thanksgiving at Long Creek
C. v?. Hulloso and wife, of Seneca,
??ce wjie.1*-(".i(3 v-VCsUK o? Mr ;, li'. .'."!.
I u1'. > >> and other relatives boro,
Let vveiy mum'h?it ot O V W. A.
y>-< tho' r?gului meeting hero
o i Thursday at 3 p. m.
Local Notes from Flat Shoals.
Flat/Shoals, Dec. 4 .-Special: In
this community Thanksgiving Day
passed vory pleasantly. No accidents
occurred so far as wo know of. Tho
box supper at the school house was
a splendid success. A neat sum of
money was raised, to be, used to buy
equipment for tho school. -
Our school is progressing nicely
under tho management of Misses
Maude and Jesse Keown, of Moun
tain Rest, and Miss Ora Arve, of near
Walhalla, as toachors. Tho attend
ance is excellent.
Misses Annie Durham and Leola
Owens, and Jim Whitehead, of Wal
halla, altondod the box supper at tho
school bouso Thursday night.
Misses Maude and Jessie Keown,
Beatrice and Leora Mead, Ovallne
Cowan and Ora Arve, and Raymond
Head and Otico Arvo, motorod over
to tho Long Creek Academy Thanks
giving Dny. Thoy report a most en
Mrs. Wm. Tonsley, of Walhalla,
and'little daughter, Vivian, spent a
few days recently with tho former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. White
Waltor Barrett wont to Bosnian,
N. C., a short while ago, where ho
will be engaged in work this winter.
David B?rry and family moved last
weok to Piedmont. We regret very
much to lose thnso good peoplo from
our com m un i ty.
We regret also that Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Snyder and family are moving
from our community,
i Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Sloan and
family aro spending some thoo vis
iting in Groenvillo.
Miss Fnnnlo bryant, of Snlom, vis
ited ffl the homo of Mr. and Mrs. W.
D. Moss rocontly.
Miss Loola Owons visited relatives
In this community recently.
Raymond Head mado a business
trip to Piedmont and Groonvlllo ono
day last week.
Lot everybody como to Sunday
school promptly at 10 o'clock every
LJth Operation,Account of X-Ray.
Paris. Doc. 3.-Prof. Vaillant, di
rector of tho X-ray laboratory of Lar?
iboi8ioro Hospital, undorwent bia
13th operation for amputation yes
terday, mado necessary by tho with
ering effects of X-rays during tho
long oxporiiiionts that have won him
prominence. His right forearm was
amputated in an off ort to stop tho
crooping X-ray malady.
Tho op?rations', which have suc
coodod ono another, wero begun -on
Prof. Vnlllnnt's lott sido with tho re
moval of his fingers and ending with
tho amputation of bis arm at tho
shouldor. Tho dlsoaso bas now at
tacked his right side.
China ls mining about 2,000,000
tons ot Iron oro annually and mak
ing 450,000 tons of pig iron in nntivo
furnaces and 250,000 tons In fur
naces owned by Jananose.
SENECA PEOPI/E CO?GRAirLATE
Former Youth of that Plnco on Win
ning Rhodos Scholarship.
.Seneca, Deo. 6. - Special: Miss
Winnifred Adams, of the Calhoun
Clemson school faculty, ?spent the
Thanksgiving holidays with her
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Edwards and
baby, spent Thanksgiving in Ander
son with Mrs. Edwards* father, Dr.
J. 0. Harris, and family.
Rev. J. W. Willis is lu Rock Hill
attending the 10 2d annual Baptist
State Convention. This is the third
time Rock Hill has had the honor of
entertaining tho State Convention
25 years ago, again in 1917, and the
one now in session.
The Junior Chrlstlun Endeavor So
olety, under the leadership of Miss
Nina Harper, pent to tho Thoruwell
Orphanage a Thanksgiving remem
brance, consisting of a barrel and a
half of potatoes, oranges, apples,
canned goods, and a check for $5.00.
The fourth annual conference of
the young Men's Christian Associa
tion for boys of this section of the
State convened in Greenville Friday,
Saturday and Sunday. Charles Gar
rison, ono of the sixteen boys from
Seneca who attended the convention,
was honored by being elected vice
president of the association.
The Seneca Choral Club gave a
delightful and most creditable pro
gram of music at the evoning hour
for worship Sunday in the Presby
terian church. The church was filled
to capacity. Mrs. Julian Dendy, who
ls tho efficient director, has demon
strated through the choir what splen
did results follow with practice and
all working together. Rev. J. W.'Wil
lis gave a talk on "Music Being a
Part of Worship." This was a musi
cal treat wlftch will have' the public
eagerly looking forward to h similar
musical treat at Christmas.
The Once-a-Weok Club will meet
with Mrs. Ralph Ramseur on Thurs
It will be gratifying- to tho friends
of Rev. and Mrs. C. S. Blackburn, of
Greenville, to learn of the distinction
and honor conferred on their son,
William M. Blackburn, he having
won tho'Rhodes scholarship appoint
ment to the University of Oxford. Ho
will take up this work next fall. Mr.
Blackburn graduated from Furman
University in 1921, where he made
an enviable record. <From Furman
he went to Yalo University as a schol
arship student in 1921-22. From Yale
he went to Carnegie Institute of
Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa., In Sep
tember ns a member of the faculty.
"Billy" was a boy In his early teens
when he lived in Seneca during his
father's pastorale of tho Seneca and
Walhalla Baptist churches. He al
ways ranked high In his school work,
carrying off several" medals. Wo
hoartlly congrat?late our young
friend on his successes.
Play nt Onkway School House.
There will bo given a play entitled
Sowii ' for tho Heathen" at Oakway
.ho61 .ouse on Friday night, Dec.
1 e characters aye:.
Mrs. . udd the hostess-Miss Ellen
Flu nu loutit; .
:.iio. Chesty, the president-Miss
Mrs. R. B. Powers, tho stranger
Miss Lillio Galloway.
Grandma Gibbs (deaf but persist
ent)-Mrs. R. H. Prlco.
Miss Luolla Huggins, so sentimen
tal-Miss Katio Thrasher.
Mrs. Strong, a suffragist - Miss
Mrs. Meeker, gentle and good
Miss Lola Brown." .
Mrs. Day, the brido-Mrs. W. R.
Meeloy, tho hired girl-Mrs. P. S.
A most cordial invitation is ex
tended to all to attond and enjoy the
SoUcitor Told to Drop Crooks Case.
Columbia, Nov. 30.-Solicitor E.
W. Harris, of Anderson, to-day was
Instructed by Governor Harvey to
drop appeal proceedings In the case
of Grover Crooks, who recontly was
ordered arrested on tho charge of
having vlolatod a parole from the
penitentiary. Crooks was ordered ro
loasod by Judge Princo, who hold
that tho sentence of a paroled con
vict continued to run concurrently
with tho parolo. This view was up
hold by tho Supreme Court In an
Notes from Westminster Itouto 5.
Westminster, R.F.D. No. 5, Doc.
5.-Special: J. G. Oates, of West-'
minster Rt. 5, had tho misfortune to
got his righi, knoo badly injured on
Oct. 26th. Ur. Oates la omployod by
tho SOuthorn Railway. Ho has boon
confined to his rooni since tho acci
dont. Wc hopo for his early com
,Ray Edward Ooodeon, of Easloy,
is spending a few days with his uncle,
J. G. Oates. This is Mr. Goodson's
first, visit back hero since ho movod
away four years ago. His many old
friends aro delighted to soo him.
$150,000 Counterfeit Found.
Now York, Doc. 2.-With tho ar
rost to-day of John Popovich, of Los
Angelos, carrying 93,500 pounds
sterling in counterfeit notos of moro
than $150,000 fnco value, Unltod
Statos secret service agents said that
they had captured tho third of a gang
of counterfeiters who have dono what
was horotoforo considered almost
impossihlo-making and passing bo
gus Bank of England notes.
Tho other two alleged members of
tho bnnd ropprtod to ho under arrest
In Los Angeles are Oscar A. Simon
I and Ivan Glavadonovlc.
Two Arrested-Ono Escapes.
On Tuesday morning nt about 2
o'clock Oflloors O. A. Hunnlcutt and
W. A. Lawless raided a still on tho
rivor nour tho Cherry bridge Thoy
captured ten br twolvo gallons of
whlskoy and a 35-gnllon copper still
and outfit. Ono man, Frank Fant,
.was arrested and brought to the Jail,
at Walhalla. Another man, R. C.
Meelor, was also taken, hut effected
his escape. The officers expect to ap
prehend him in a few days.
COUNTY* CIJAIM8 APPRO VEO.
"List of County Claims audited and
approved hy the Board at its meet
ing held Dec. 1st, 1922:
J. C. Shockley...$ 164.16
W. H. Simmons. 12.60
W. R. Hunt . . . ?.. 12.50
J. B. S. Dendy. 60. 00
W. J. Schroder . 25.00
R. H. Alexander. 55.65
Ralph M. Pike . ' 55.55
h. C. Spoaros. 150.00
W. M. Alexander. 175.00
Gus Sullivan . 75.00
W. JJ. Littleton . 100.00
W. A. Lawless,. 100.00
O. A. Hunnicutt. 100.00
V. F. Martin. ' 16.67
Miss Etohl L. Counts.... - 78.80
Miss Ethel L. Counts_ 90.91
W. M. Cobb . ..,. 12.60
J. Li. Reeder. 12'60
F. W. Bowen. 12.60
M. T. Hughs. 25 . 00
W. M. Dillard . 26.00
A. P. Grant. , 25.00
W. H. Talley. 27.00
L. C. Graham . .". 10 . 40
Henry Jones . 30.00
W. R. Cobb. 62.60
Total for Salaries ....$ 1492.04
W. M. Alexander.
J. C. Shockley.
J. E. Pearson.
J. T. Dean.
C. K. Brown.
W. C. Kelley_
S. C. Fields.
P. J. Durham . ..
J. H. Alloy.
Total for, Chain Gang. . $
Brock Oil Co.%
Walhalla Electric Plant..
Tho Brown Lumber Co. .
Seneca Plumbing Co....
M. J. Miller, Secy. .
Total for Pub. Bldgs..$ 616.67
Rescue Orphanage.$ 20.00
V. F. Martin . ?.$ 30. 00
Dr. B. F. Sloan. 40.00
W. M. Alexander. 167.18
Total for Lunacy.$ 237.18
Aid to Old Soldiers and Poor.
R. H. Alexander, Co. Tr. . $ 117.00
Court Expenses. *
R. H. Alexander, Co. Tr. . $ 1177.50
Grand Total .fftMKU . IT
j.e. SHOCK LC\\
J. B. s. DENDY, Supervisor.
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No farm tractor ever off
or more work value, tha
at this astounding new 1
No farm power unit yot
do moro for so .little-an
size or location can afior
Place your order now-the
comparison. Price alone mal
After that, performance will
170,000 owners, that th?9 ligl
most efficient power plant e
Let us provo it to you. Wr
WALHALLA, S. C. y
Phono No. 84. Authorized
FORD ?Hi LINCO:
ell's Drug Store,
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NOTICE Ot FINAL SETTLE ME NT
Notice ls l eroby given that the un
dersigned 'ill make application to
V. Fj. Marlin. Judge of Probate, tor
Oconoe Cou i ty, in t?e State of South
Carolina, nt hts office at Walhalla
Court. Home, on SATURDAY, tho
30th, day of December, 1922, at ll
o'clock in Hie forenoon, or as soon
thereafter as said application can bo
heard, tor leavo to make Final Set
tlement of the Katate of GEORGE M.
McK'E-E, .Deceased, and obtain Final
Discharge ; .surviving Executor of
the Bald Er- ito.
JOHN T. McKEE,
Surviving Executor of the Estate of
. Goorge M. McKee, Deceased.
Dec. 6, 1922, 49-52
NOTICE AS TO FILING COUNTY
All yersoMs ?riving claims against
Oconeo County, WHO HAVE NOT
ALREADY FILED SAME with tho
Clerk of the Hoard, will please pre
sent them during the month of DE
CEMBER, daly itemized and verified
under oath, tf you have already sent
in your clai a, however, please do not
do so again, un it is unnecessary and
J> C. SHOCKLEY,
J. H. S. DENDY", Clerk.
Deo. G, I : 22. \ 49-52
NOTICJ TO DEBTORS AND
All persons indebted to the Estate
of Wi'.T. HCAKDEN, Deceased, are
hereby notlimd to make payment to
the undersigned, and all persons hav
ing claims against said Estate will
present tho s ute, duly attested, with
in tho time prescribed by law, or be
barred. i. ,W. GRAHAM,
Executor? of the Estate of W. T.
Nov. 15, Ul22. 46-49
NOTIOJ: TO TRESPASSERS.
NOTICE <n hereby given that any
entry upon my land, known as part
of the Nevile.' Tract, without permis
sion, for th? purpose of hunting, fish
ing, cutting timoor,"making roads or
paths, or any trespass whatsoever,is
herel.v forbidden undor full penalty
of th * r?"), parties ore warned
to kv . up their chickens, turkey;,
ard an?mala, br same will be taken
up and dooli with'aicording to law.
.3 F Ult MAN MOUTON.
Nov. ?5? 192ii. 4 6-4 9*
his Low Price
Bred more money value,
n thc i 'Vuxison Tractor
ow p; ice.
i can posKb?y buy will
d no farm; regardless of
d to bc without a Ford
re i9 no timo for delay or
Ices your choice the Fordson,
prove to you, as it has to
ht, compact Fordson is the
ver hitched to a farm took
ite, cal? or phono today?
WESTMINSTER, 8. ?.
Dealers for Phono No. 41.
rjfl _ FORDSON?
S jp ECI A li
The Hosiery Mill will be open
for the sale at retail of Hosiery on
Next Saturday, Dec 9,
9 A. M. to 1 P. M.
Good time to buy for your re
gular needs for the holidays.
Wc all feel sometimes that the amount of money
we have is too small to start to save. This is the wrong
conception. Make the start with what you have and
the balance will be easy.
Large estates have iDeen built from saving: small sums.
Start Savings Account To-Day qt
Our officers and directors are experienced, success
ful business men. They are always willing to help you
with your financial troubles.
We solicit you deposits on Savings or Checking
Prompt services to all business entrusted to us.
Bank of West Union,
Phone 3- West Union, S. C. -Phone 3
CAPACITY 5.000 BALKS
Storage and Insurance. 30c. per month.
Liberal Cash Advances on Stored Cotton*
Interest Rate, 6 Per Cent Per Annum on ali
G. W. GIGNILUAT, President.
DO IT NOW
Now is the time to SOW your grain: Plow your
land and get ready for the BOLL WEEVIL, for he
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In order to do this plowing right and quickly, come
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