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March lld, IND).
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WALHALLA, S. C.:
WKDXliSDAV, DEC 27. I!)0.'-'.
\ IIAlM'l MOW Y Iv A li TO ALL!
Wiih this, "iii- lasl paper thatnvIlL
go out m om re dei s for the year
1922, VV-: extend to each .md every,
one our hearty good wishes for a full
measure bi happiness ?nd prosperity
for the ,\r\v Year ,;h:it will he ush
ered in next .Munday. Wo n us", C. t
it will hold for all great blessings uf
peace,, gladness and sunshine.
It may not be altogether proper to
suggest that tho measure ol' happi
ness of our people is dependent very
largely upon the individual, and yel
we are going to point out the great,
lesson that we may all Hud prolhab) .
in bringing to pass those things w<
may wish for ourselves and others.
Let us try to begin the bright New
jar wi! li Ibo IllOllghl ever before us
anil uppermost in our minds. "Do
Itu others as you would have others
i.?j uni? you." That is nut a great
iillortakini; after al! it is simply
II which ? entirely possible in th"
. nf ovo > honest, honorable per
il, Tho reward is ure-ami i? eur?
s with ? 'lie cori (lily of h .ipa i
iS nf lb<? |M<ivi<io . I corni"-'
i. . ...
! . '. .. ->'..:.. li ^?Itijii'l.? -'i- dO?l
us.-i. ace, without ?ve.ur. Such have
yaya contributed to ihe misery of
; world, and w ll ilways continue
do so. Hut l"i us -nive lo koop
lurselvos freo from the blots that
. yo dun.- v., much to make the
lince of misery au.l discontent and
nish?i> f u- some. F.aeh uf us can
contribu? > happiness or to misery
just as v feel inclined, lt will be
we!! foi- us to consider others a little
more and less of our own selfishness
and pleasure, in looking to the well
being of others we will lind ten thou
sand times moro pleasure than if wo
devoto our time to sollish ends,
We can niako 102 3 what wo wish
lt to be if we will hut try. The Gol
den Rule is all that ?j necessary to
follow, for this is but a summary of
the TIMI Commandments, by which
if we live true tu them, wo can
wrong no uno, and our lives will have
the approval nf the One who gavo
thone fundamental laws for the guid
ance of all peoples from the time of
their promulgation to tho end of
We ran al least try to follow those
laws, or this Rule, which embodies
tli ' essence of them all- and in pro
portion n> the measure of our suc
cess ?ii oar efforts lo this cud will tie
the measure of our happiness and
the happiness of others, If we could
Lui carry out Ibo Golden llule for
l!i" next twelve months we would in
deed lind happiness and peace and
prosperity in its fullest measure. To
Hmso who ignore these fundamental
laws will come the penalty of seared
consciences and unhappiness and the
lacie of joy for others.
Lei each of us resolve that tile new
year thal is soon to lie ears shall lie
better for our living thrungli it. We
can each brighton (lie days as they
pass, or wo can darken them, ll
but a mailor of choleo, Wo ' innot
plai e i blame fer oar failure io
liv- righi upon nnothcr being, \V?
aro the nrlbtOi'H of our own lives, and
m a largo extent the in ni: ct's of hap
piness or mlr.ory for others, as we
To Abolish Cool Rooms,
A dispatch from Greenville says:
Ai Its i?gular meeting on Doc, l:?
fae Greenville city council adopted
an ordinance Closing all poul rooms
and bowling alleys, effective .lan. I.
Following the action it was slated
that proprietors of certain pool
rooms plan lo seek an Injunction to
prevent tho operation of the ordi
1,1 11 1 ^ ??
FOUNTAIN INN WRITER WEDS.
Robert Quillen Weds Voling Lady of
lils Home Town.
((irootivillo News, IKith.)
Ko hort Quillen, newspaper and
magazine writer and Fountain Inn
ed:tor, w\is married yesterday after
noon in Greenville to Miss Marcella
Babb, daughter of Mt', and Mrs. S. O.
Ba 1)1), of Fountain Inn.
'lin- wedding, regarding which no
advance announcement had been
mn tie,, was performed hy Dr. '/.. T.
Cody, editor of the Baptist Courier,
in his home, and was attended only
by the participating persons. After
the ceremony Mir. and Mrs. Quillen
returned to Fountain inn, whore they
will live in his handsome home.
-Mr. Quillen writes paragraphs and
features for numerous nowspapors
throughout tho country and conducts
the "Small Town Stuff" department
of the Saturday Evening Post. Ho is
perhaps tho most widely quotod par
agrapher of the day. Ho has lived in
Fountain Inn many years, and was a
The quiet wedding was character
istic of the writer. Some time ago he
suspended publication of his paper,
the Fountain Inn Tribune, a weekly,
to devote full time to tho largo publi
cations. After a short while he re?
sumed tho weekly, saying he found
writing for big newspapers and mag
azines interesting been ii sa it was pro
[Uablc, luit found writing for tho
homo folks profitable boen uso il was
The father of the bride, who ls
popular and prominent in this sec
tion, is connected with tho Menders
Company in Urbenville,
JEFFORDS DIES IN THE CHA I lt.
Wanted All to See Fxninplo in Jilin.
Was Calm as Went to Death,
Columbia, Dec. 22.- Tho death
colls in the South Carolina State pri
son to-night were empty. Tho solo
oecupant since tho prison oilicials de
cided to remove all prisoners not un
der death sentence on a d>e,Iinito dato
10 the ordinary cell blocks, to-day
paid the penalty for his offense
against tho laws of the Slate.
shortly after io o'clock this mor
ning Krank M. Jeffords, ono of UK:
lillee Misers of .1. C. Amelie, his
partner in business, mai ched out of
the cell which he had occupied since
e..riv las) summer. At 10.17 o'clock
11 sat in lae chair of death, and al
turned ' !'!?<
announced thai the Stale's claim
against Jeffords hau "*??on collected. I
Ills Wlf.V Claims Ibo Hotly.
This afternoon Jeffords' wife made
claim l'or thc body.
Jeffords, according to prison odi
clnls, was one of the calmest men
that ever went to tho electric chair
in this State. He stood with hands
behind his bnckJ tyi|S lops spread
slightly apart and leaning slightly
forwr >d while Capt. Roberts, of the
prison guard, read to him the death
warrant. Newspaper correspondents,
who, with Capt. Roberts, were tho
only persons present in the cell when
tho warrant was read, stood with
bared hoads. All f?lt tho tensity of
the situation. But Jeffords, tho man
most concerned In the whole affair,
showed not a trace of emotion.
( HOKED TO DEATH BY VELVET
'Bean Vine-Greon.vfootl Springs a
(?nod Story About Sining Hon.
Tho following story comes* from
Cl reen wool :
'The fertility of the Crimson clover
land around Hodges, in this county,
is proverbial, hui not even Munehau
J??tU d'ea med such a story of so:l fer
: ti li ty as was related here by T. Nor
wood Graham, a prominent planter
of thal section and formor County
j Commissioner, who vont hes for the
j truth of fl stntmonl |hal a hen which
Stole fi nest in volvOt bean vines on
tho place of T. 15. Milford was choked
to death by a vine twining around
! her neck.
The story sounds Improbable, but
is true, Mr. Graham insists. The hen
that met such an untimely end
Iliad stolen a nest and had begun sh
iting on a nest of eggs under a rap
] Idly growing velvet bean vine, she
I sat still in one position so long that
I a growing vine wrapped around her
j neck, and when the hon (lld try to
I -ave tho n/c&l'Jt choked lirtr 1.0
Tho carcass of tho hen was re
cently found under the d:\id, brown
vice after frost had killed tbs, leaves.
Around her nock was a tightly
WOUlld strand Of velvet bean vine,
which had atrnnglcd liar,
Power curtailment Abandoned,
Owing to Ibo general rains that
prevailed during last week over tins
Slate and tho south generally, the
Soul horn Power Company was able
to supply carron I to all itsors Cor .ill
[ power needed, for tho Hist time In
j several weeks. As a result of thc
j incroafsod How of water In the vari
ous streams of Hie Piedmont section
supplying Hi hydroelectric companies
tho conservation muley of ono-tlay-;i
woek closing down of textile and
other industrial plants was rescinded
, WASTRAPPED W1T?I TO (?AI??JONS
Of Liquor on Knox's Htldc.e*-Mah
Escapes by Diving Into Rf);'?r.
Kural Policeman O. A. !iunn' AM
and Police lit an Gantt, of fc'enocti, nil
.aH Interesting story of tin ir cn : ive
of an Kssex rondsior and . ' gil 'ons)
[of <oni whiskey, willoh tlv. ?jrupp'ed
lon Knox's Bridge last v'< in di
Tho ciypturo of the liquor . ? ? I i
mid'thc obleera thought thc .nu. \\
just as "oasyjjhoa" for J em itjntH
j they saw him making hrh f narara
.tiona for a high diVu from t!.' e l
and bridge lo the water bclMV As
the man made the leap ho nd h i nil
self ol the encumbrance ci in's oat.
which was caught hy ono Ol' thc >'di
cers, hut tho man slipped thn ii li
like tho proverbhvl esl. Arter hi- 'tit
tho cold water lt seems thai iib' birt
was moro or less of an oncumbr
and this, plecomeal, was shod I
ho reached^he other sido. The
made good his oscapo, and 's d
less a colder and a wlsor mun
ho was earlier in tho day.
Oillcors llunnicutt and ('ant'
blocked tho bridge, knowing the
liquor car Was duo in a short Vt hilo.
Unaware of thoir presence, the run
ner came into' tho fap, observing
tho olllcers' presohce when il we..- loo
lato to do moro than save hloise', by
the dive from tho bridge to the old
water. He took this chane and he
Tho car and liquor wore bri;
to Walhalla, and Thursday after ?on
a quantity of gallon and other
talliers, om pty, bore silent yv ?
to tho fact that more liquor .
Ihe way of captured illegal lUpi
I Oconeo. Tho Court House sqi
redolent with the fumes the reel
KaUifull and Tempera:uro
Below Is a record of meteorolo
ohservalions taken hy H. W Bl
cooperativo observer of tho Wee
Uh rea u of tho U. S. Depart rti?n
Agriculture, during tho weet, e.i
December 2?; li>22, at 7 p. m.
Instrumental readings are fj >?n
eminent standard Instruments
posed in tho manner reconime-i
by the chief of the Weather Hare
: ; ) .
Dec. 1 S--Cloudy . . ' . OS.
Dec. 19-Pt ly eldy.j .15
Dec. 21-Cloudy ...... I,
Dec. 2 2-Clear .||
Hec. 2:'.--Clear .!
ixe. 2 1-Clear .1
. tocto.VOM i' loss of n
title io (ilgai' i.tes.",
*-ni- - "Aha. that ? Jvisi H. tf?tfypx,
' w. v . i;.'; i<-et (e.: lb.it I was a?pp?.'s?d
(b H i-i ne ?Hime fi) ho svifbi and ' i'1" '
Start the Nev
, We Have v\ t*
HAND BAGS, TO W EI
LINEN DAMASK HAT*
MOBILE LAP ROBES,
NECKWEAR, S T E 1
A Happy ie vi
c. w. n
?*..-/>.? .?.V?) >*t
CAPAC i J y 5
C I : A 1
Storage and ^ -ure
Liberal Cash A ?iv? nc
Interest Rate, ? Per C
G. W. GIGILL
SIMON PETER SAN Dints DEAD.
Passed Away at Ills. Homo in West
minster on Dec. l Ith.
(Tu ga lo? Tribuno, Dec. 19.0
On Thursday night, Dec. 14th, at
r.bout 8 o'clock, Simon Toter San
ders, well known and highly esteem
ed citizen of OcoAoo. died al his
homo i ii lCaslminstcrJ ai'i.r Ind nj; con
fined to lils.bed and room only a lew
days. On Sunday night p recoding his
death he waa stricken willi paralysis
while seated by tho Presido. Ho was
able to walk to the bed, but so seri
ous was tho attack that ho never
spoke again and was never ablo *o
tabn any nourishment'. Death cunio
altor ninety-six hours of walli and
Mr, Sanders had lived ia Westmin
ster for 18 or 20 years. Ho was a
son of tho late Joborry Sanders, land
surveyor and formor postmaster at
Oakway/ Ills nlothor was boforv
marriage Miss Lizzie McDonald. The
deceased lived noar tho old- homo
place below Oakway"boforo coming
to Westminster, and ho was engaged
In farmtiig. ' :
Early in life Mr. Sanders was mar
ried to Miss Fannie Ables, a daugh
ter of Clark Ables, rle is survived
by his widow and ono son, J. D. San
ders, and threo daughters, Mrs. J. H,
Cobb, of Walhalla; Mrs. S. P. Jor
dan, of Greenville, and Miss Ino San
ders, of Westminster. Two daugh
ters. Maude and Christine, aro dead.
Christin, who was tho wife of .1. L.
(?alloway, of Greenville, died only
a few months ago. Besides; his 1 in
mediate family ho loaves two sisters,
Mrs. Handy A. Marett and .Mrs. .lane
Mr. Sa lld dr 8 was a devoted mem
bor of tho Wesleyan .Methodist
church al Oakway. iii* was a good
neighbor and friend, and there aro
many who regret bis passing and ex
V'nd deep sympathy to tho bereaved
widow and children. The deceased
was Ct? years old al his last birthday,
having been horn March 21, 1S ~>0.
The interment was In the cemetery
of tho Wesleyan church, Oakway, on
Friday afternoon, tho funeral ser
vices being conducted by Hov. John
MKS. L. O. BBOWN BASSES A WA V
At Home in Walhalla-Death Came
on Friday, Dee. 15th.
There are many who wero both
surprised and grieved to learn of tho
death of Mrs. L. O. Drown, which
occurred nt her home in Walhalla ov
Friday. Dec. 15th, after an illness of
two weeks, of pneumonia, preceded
by an ntl i d. of Hu. She was 4"> years
of age and was a dative of Georgia,
bavin:; boen born at Lnvoniil. lier
maiden name was Cleveland. The
remains were taken to La vpn i a on
Saturday for Interinen'.. Mrs. Brown
is survived hy her husband, L. O,
Brown, of Walhalla, one son, R. F.
Brown, and two daughters.
Tho bereaved opes have the sympa
thy iii binny fj i'nb.-? in 1 eir FOITf. >v.
lairing Ibo C vii WAT ?ho Income'
; v .'. per cent lo ? .'> por con* and
..< . . ano as low tis $000 \Va.a
v Year Right!
arge Line of
, TRUNKS, VALISES,
WOOL BLANKETS, v
^SON HATS, KID
ir Year to All!
/LA, S? C?
R G ES
Mice, 30c. per month,
?es on Stored ^Cotton,
ent Per Annum on all
/ I am in position to offer you Extremely Low Prices
on all Wagons I now have on hand. If you expect to
need a. Wagon it will pay you to see me now?
COMPOSITION ROOFING-A?L GRADES-AT
KURFEE'S PAINTS.and OILS? OLIVER CHILL
ED PLOWS and REPA?RS? BUGGIES, HARNESS
and LEATHER GOODS; D??R&and WINDOWS,
BEAVER BOARD; HAY and OAlX
-ALL TO GO AT REASONABLE P?R??ES
R. K. NIMMONSv
SENECA, S. C.
Here to Serve Youf or
the New Year.
SERVING TRAYS, WAGONS,
ALUMINUM WARE, ENAMELED WARE,
SILVER WARE, BICYCLES, VELOCIPODES, GUNS,
AIR RIFLES, STOVES AND RANGES,
, ELECTRIC TOASTERS, TOYS.
ANOTHER CAR NAILS
& GALVD ROOFING
IN ORDER TO REDUCE OUT STOCKS FOR TAKING JANUARY
INVENTORIES WE WILL MAKE SPECIAL PRICES ON ALL MER
CHANDISE UNTIL JANUARY 1ST. YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY
SEEING US, FOR FACTORY PRICES ARE ADVANCING ON
PRACTICAL ALL STEEL GOODS.
We Wish AU A Prosperous New Year, ffl
m?i Mw. Go,
HARDWARE MLADQLM RTER8
W M ?HALLA
(Phone No. iii)
I ; CAROLINA
$ < 1 bono Nf- ?0 .
Now for a Good Year
Electric Toasters, Grills and Percolators, Sad Irons, Car
ving Sets, Cassaroles, Turkey Roasters,
Aluminum, China and Silverware; Pyrex Glassware,
Vacuum Bottles, Flashlights, Talking Machines, (a big
lot of Columbia Records to close out at 40c, 2
records for 75c,
Alarm Clocks, Safety Razors, Scissors and Shears,
Bicycles, Velocipedes, Toy Wagons, Kiddie Cars,
Air Rifles, 22 Rifles, Guns, Gun ?ases, Hunting Coats,
, Pocket Knives,
Basket Balls, Foot Balls, Tennis Racquets, Driving
We arc crowded with many useful gifts that we
have not room to mention. Call and let us help you
find your wants for thc occasion.
We Wish You Peace, Prosperity,
Happiness du ri ri g 1923.
Ballenger Hardware Co.
Seneca, S, C,
In (ho Gordon of Eden.
Professor: . "Cnn you givo ino an
by notified to maleo payment to tho
undersigned, and all porsons having
claims against tho said Estnto will
example of a commercial appliance I present tho samo, duly attostod,
used in ancient limes " | within tho timo ' proscribed hy law?
Student: "Yes, sir; tho loose-leaf | or ho barred .1. J. OWENS,
system used in tho Carden of Eden." j and B, L. Kl BLEU,
.SST.-:--:-1--r.-.'-'.-s j Executors* of tho Esta to of Edmond
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND Owens, Deceased.
CREDITORS. I Doc. lil, 1922. 50-1
All persons indebted to the Estate
of Adeline Whitworth, Deceased, are
horeliy notillod to moko payment to
tho undorslgnod, and all persons hav
ing claims against said Estate will
prosont the samo, duly attostod, with
in the timo proscribed-hy law, or ho
barred. MINNIE SWINCER,
Administratrix of tho Estalo of Ado
lino Whitworth, Deccasod.
Dec. 13, 1922. 50-1
NOTICKfcTO DEBTORS AND
All porsons indohted to tho Estate
Edmond Owens, Deceased, aro horo
XOTH F, TO CREDITORS OF \\\ M.
DROWN ?i SON.
PTTVsuani to an order made by Ills
Honor T. S. Soase, dated 28th day of
November, 1022, In the cn.ao of Wil
liam M. Brown, Plaintiff, vs. Arthur
NOTICE ls hcrohy given that all
creditors of W. M. Brown & Son aro
required to provo and ostahllsh tholr
claims boforo mo on or hoforo tho
16th day of March, 1023.
December 12th, 1922.
W. O. WHITE,
Master for Oconoo County, fi. C.
Doc. 13, 1922, 50-tf.