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By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER._WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SE1?T. 10, 1014. New Serie? No. 8?0.-Volume LXV.-No. :?7. ONLY A A YEAE To make c partment better selling subscrip DESIGNER, th magazine publis month of June f< a year. Come i Designer over. C. W. J. E: WALHAI "IT PAYS TO B WHERE IS Y< Suppose by hard work yo of very fino, very rare, very put it in an old stove-yo1 u^-?Utr-of-the-way place. Rats? it-insects make lt worthies steal it. You would keep place, so that you could p harvest. Why not use the earned dollars? Keep thor We watch your dollars for y get them nt any time. V Service. WESTMINS' .WICSTM1XS MOTHS: 8 A. SAYS IT WAS ACCIDENT. Germany Regrets Oulflight Torpedo* jug and Will Cay. Washington, June 1. -Germany in a note cabled to the State Depart ment to-day hy Ambassador Gerard at Berlin, expressed regrets ?hat through "an unfortunate accident" a German submarine had torpedoed the American steamer Clflight and declared itself "ready to furnish full reooni|>onse for the damage thereby sustained by American citizens." In the same communication the German foreign office said it had not been possible to clear up fully the case of the American steamer Cash ing, reported attacked by a German aeroplane, and asked that the Uni ted States communicate all informa tion in its possession concerning this Incident. Mow lt Happened. Blame for the attack on the Gulf light was placed hy the foreign odie* upon the proximity of two British patrol boats and the absence from thc steamer's freeboard of Hie dis tinct've markings usually carried by neutral ships. "That the attacked steamer carried the American flag," the note added, "was first observed at the moment of tiring the shot." Ebenezer News. Ebenezer, .lune 7. Special: Far mers in this community are begin ning to harvest small grain. We regret to learn of tho serious illness of M hs Minnie Chandler. Her numerous friends await her speedy recovery, Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. I.yles spent last week with relatives at Liberty. Rev. L. D. Mitchell will preach at i >ur pattern de known, we are tions to THE Le best fashion hed, during the or only 40 cents n and look The BAUKNIGHT, JLA, S. C UY FOR CASH." DUR GRAIN? li had got, together a bushel costl)r grain. You wouldn't ii wouldn't hide it in some , mice or birds might destroy s-fire destroy it-servants til at costly grain in a safe lant it and get a bounteous same care with your hard n at thc Westminster Bank, ou all the time and you can le are a Bank of Personal TER BANK, ?TER, S. C. M. TO 4 P. M. 13,000,000 PACE STARVATION. Conditions in Mexico Alarming-"Wo Want Corn," the Cry. Mexico City, .lune 7. For the last three days cessions of the so-called national ct volition of tho Chamber of Deputies has been the scenes of wildest disorder. Not only the galleries, but at times on the Hoor, the speaker's tri bune has been rushed by hordes of hungry men, women and children. Shouts ol' "we want corn" drown ed all others. Even the show of bayonets and tiring by soldiers over the lietrtls of the mob have not checked their vain, piteous search for food. The lied Cross lias been kept busy carrying off women and children and in some cases old men, lius'iii-d sind overcome In these manifestations. Acting President Oar/a appeared before the convention and a portion of the mob to-day to tell them that thc treasury was empty; that the only hope for coining winter was that all Mexicans lay down their arms and bogin lilllng the Heids. Repeatedly the crowd answered him, saying: "Give us corn! Our women and children .are dying of hunger." lt is estimated that unless relief conies from outside more than 13, 000,000 people will be In danger of starvation. Kbeno/er next Sunday night. A large congregation is expected. Next Saturday morning lias neon selected tts the time for organizing a Woman's Missionary Society. All the ladies in the community are earnest ly requested to be there promptly at 1 0 o'clock. PASSPORTS TO BK REVOKED. Because A MUM leans at Dresden Criti eise<l Cn ?tod States Government. Herlin, June (5.-The passports of two American citizens living at Dres- < Jen-Leon Haines and Karl Heck- < nagel-have been ordered revoked 1 by the American embassy, on instruc- 1 lions from thc State Department at I Washington. 1 The men. it is said, adversely crit- I icisetl the American government in I the present crisis and declared in a i newspaper article that they were i L8hamed of their citizenship. 1 Because of Attacks. Washington, June f>.-It was ex- t plained to-night at the State Depart ment that the passports of Leon < Haines and Karl Hecknagel had been ! revoked because of their published ittncks on the American government. They were reported to have issued an jpen letter to President Wilson In the press of (le rina ny and to have l)een the author of circulars and pa in di le ts criticising the United States. As the giving of passports is a .ourtesy on the part of the State De partment, the privileges were ordered revoked through Ambassador Gerard, on the ground that the men violated their allegiance. Revocation of the passports makes it practically impossible for either Haines or Recknagel to return-to the United States before conclusion of the war. In the meantime, they will be without the protection usu ally given by this government to its subjects In foreign territory. TWO SIMIOS HAVE BEEN TRIED. Third Man Arrested Committed Sui cide Willie in Prison. ,i " - '' ? ?>?**ft* London, June 4-Official-announce ment was made here to-night that a Cern?an spy named .Muller had been sentenced to death. The announce ment foll! ws : "The trial of two alleged spies. Muller and Hahn, bold in Camera at Old Hailey, before the Lord Chief Justice and Justices Avery and Lush, was concluded this afternoon. The jury found both prisoners guilty. Prisoner Muller was sentenced to death by shooting and is to be band ed over to a competent military au thority for execution, subject to his right to appeal to the Court of Crim inal Appeal. Prisoner Hahn was sentenced to seven years' penal ser vitude." Muller and Hahn were arrested with Anton Kuepforle, who commit ted suicide in brixton prison, Lon don. All three were accused of sending military information to Ger many by means of Invisible ink. Kuepferle, who once lived in Brook lyn, claimed American citizenship, and Muller professed to be a natural ized Englishman. Hahn admitted he was a German subject. Prank Hollingsworth Dead. Westminster, lt. I>\ I)., June 2. Spacial: Krank Hollingsworth parked to the great beyond on Monday night. May 24, after a short illness. No one realized that lie was so Ml, and death came as a great shock to the family and community, he hav ing been sick only a few hours. Mr. Hollingsworth was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hollings worth, of Dickens county. He was 7 2 years of age, and served through the'War Between the States. Ho en tered the service of the Confederacy at the outbreak, staying throughout the time. He received only one slight wound. In early Ufo he united with the Methodist church, of which he was a consistent member until la?t August, when he united with Pleasant Grove Baptist church, of which he had since been a faithful member, Ho was faithful to his Sunday school, ever ready to do what he cou!.! for his Master. On September SO, 1866, he was married to Miss W. W. Elliott, of Dickens county. The deceased is sn rv. ved by his widow and five chil dren, three sons and two daughters -John and 0. A. Hollingsworth, of Oeonoe; Roherl Hollingsworth, Jef ferson, Texas; Mrs. Anna Davis. Central; Mrs. I*ee Richardson, Westminster. The sympathy of the community is extended to the bereaved on.es In ATIOTRNEVS Fl (i HT IN COURT. J* E.\-Gov?irnnr Evans and H. K. DePuss Engage In Personal Encounter. Sparenburg, Juno I.-The Court if Compton Pleas was the scene to ;lay If a lively personal encounter be tween former Governor John Gary ISvans , and H. E. DePass, another member .of the bar. The tight fol lowed Mr. DePass' remark that the former Governor was a liar, and for mme minutes the combatants were Glowed to engage each other in a rough, and tumble encounter. Mr. DePass was bleeding from scratches md Governor Evans .showed a cut on :he cheek. The difficulty arose in the course jf an argument of a suit against the ^outh Carolin.i Light, Power and Unilway^Company. in which Mr. De Mass resented certain com ment hy Governor Evans upon the course his law partner. C. P. Sanders, has pur sued. A wordy war preceded the light. Before the court had an opportu nity to cdnimcnt upon the affair, both lawyers made their apologies to the judge and lo each other, shaking linnds add thus closing the incident. Kcud?for the Summer School. J - Profs. . Hunter, Sense and Wells were In Walhalla last Saturday mak ng flnalfafrangements for the Coun ty Summer School, which will open in Monday -morning, June 14. They ire enthusiastic over the prospects lor the summer school. Reports in Jicatte a? large attendance. Open Ink exercises will he held at the Walhalla High School audito rium\at 8.1.") as follows: '%>e|ouonjttl exercise-Rev. Geo. M. Wiled..: ' Address of welcome hy Mayor W. M. Brown. Address of welcome from County Hoard of Education hy Major Wm. J. 3tribllng. Response hy Prof. B. J. Wells. The County Hoard of Education md the instructors urge every one who contemplates attending to select their course of study and secure their text hooks in advance and come pre pared to go to work the til.si ..av. Only those who attend 1."? or nore days will receive credit. The text hook in pedagogy is Dins more's Teaching a District School. This hook can he se i red from Su perintendent Thos. A. Smith. S. S. PICNIC ON JULY THIRD. Oak way, .lune 7.-Earle's Drove, Beaverdam, South Union and Bethel Baptist Sunday chools are in a con test which will close June 27th, and they have decided to have a Sunday school picnic at Bethel church (at Oak way) on July 3d, and have also decided to invite all other Sunday schools in Center township, of all de nominations, and make it an interde nominational Sunday school picnic. The school that shows the greatest enrollment, with the best average at tendance, ls to lead in the parade, thc next to follow, and so on. Each school is to march under its own hau lier. The speakers for the day will he T. J. Watts and Rev. W. H. K. Pendleton if we can get them. Bach school is exiiected to bring their song books and ?tug two songs each. Refreshments will be sold and the proceeds will go to the orphanages ol' the different denoinipations, ac cording to representation. Services will begin at 10..10 o'clock. Picnic dinner on grounds. Each school will have its own table. All denominations invited in a body. We will expect the same order as on a church service. Any one drink ing will he dealt with to the full ex tent of the law. Everybody cordi ally invited to come and bring well filled baskets, etc. Let us make this a day for the ad vancement of Christ's kingdom in Oconee county. Rev. C. H. Boyd, Elias Earle. J. S. Hlyniph, W. H. Hole, Committee. their hour of sorrow. Funeral ser vices wire h?ld Tuesday, tho inter ment fellowing in Pleasant Grove cemetery, Rev. W. J. Spearman couducfad tho funeral services, which were attended by a number of sor rowing relatives and friends. BRYAN RESH Washington, Juno 8.-William eratic candidate for the Presidency nearly r'1? peace treaties with elie signed t. ay as Secretary of Stat< glemont with President Wilson ovel Germany. The resignation was accepted by approved the response which had to the Lusitania note. Acting Beere document, and to-morrow it will l>e Secretary Brynn will return to tgnatlon takes effect. It was learn political support of the President. I jotter of Resignation. Secretary Bryan's letter of resig ?ation was as follows: "My Dear Mr. President: lt is with sincere regret that 1 have roached the (inclusion that I should return to ;ou the commission of Secretary of ?tate with which you honored me at the beginning of your administra tion. "Obedient to your sense of duty iud actuated by the highest motives /ou have prepared for transmission 0 the German government, a note in which I cannot join without violat ing what 1 deem to be an obligation to my country, and the issue involved is of such moment that to remain a member of the cabinet would he as unfair lo you as it would he to the ?ause which is nearest my heart, (lamely, the prevention of war. "1. therefore, respectfully tender my resignation, to take effect when the note is sent, unless you prefer m earlier hour. Alike desirous of reaching a peaceful solution of th? problems arising oiH of the use of submarines against merchantmen, wi ind ourselves differing Irreconcil ably as to the methods which should DO employed. "lt falls to your lot to speak offi dally for the nation; I consider it to lie none the less my duty to endeavor is a private citizen to promote the ?na which you have in view by means which you do not feel at liberty to use. J T - N '* "Tn severing the intimate and lileasant relations which have existed letween us during the past two years, permit me to acknowledge the pro found satisfaction which it luis given me to be associated With yon in the important work which has come be fore the State Department, and to 1 hank you for the courtesies ex I ended. CHARGE or MAKING WHISKEY. Itel ired Capitalist Arrested at Ashe ville hy Revenue Officers. Asheville, N. C., May 29.-J. Alex Porter, retired capitalist, was arrest ed here bite yesterday by United States internal revenue officers, charged with operating an Illicit dis tillery. At tile same time Wes Pat ton, a farmer, was arrested in Hay wood county, charged with having furnished Porter with materials for making whiskey. The officers allege the "still" was operated on the property of Porter at Billmore, N. C., near here, with his knowledge and consent. The ar rests were the culmination of an in vestigation lasting several months. During January deputy United States marshals seized and destroy ed an illicit distillery on Porter's property. At that time no arrests were made. The officers now claim to have unearthed evidence connect* ing Porter and Patton with it. Porter and Patton deny knowledge of the moonsbining operations. Por ter declares the first intimation he had that ,a distillery was located on bis property was when it was seized and destroyed. Porter is thc father-in-law of Por ter Huyler, wealthy New York candy manufacturer. Uoneross Items. (Too Late for Last Week.) Coneross, June 2.-Special: Ram sey lintier was lucky to catch a very large coon last Sat u Hay in Ea line stock'a bottoms. He has the ani mal cooped at his home here. . Oliver Riley, of Westminster, vis ited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn last week. Several from here attended and enjoyed the Sunday School Conven tion at Earle's Drove ?'.nday. The convention was very interesting and uplifting, and showed siiecial effort on the part of both the program com mittee and those who served on the program. We are glad th report great Im provement in tho condition of Mrs. Vaughn, who has been ill for some t i me. GNS CABINET Jennings Bryan, three limes Demo of the United States, and autlior of principal nations of the world, re ) ns n dramatic sequel to lils di sa . the government's policy Howard tiic President, The cabinet then been prepared to the German reply ittury Robert Ionising will sign Ute i <"lilied to Berlin. private life to-morrow, when bis ros ed timi lie Intends <<> continue bis "With Hie heartiest good wishes for your personal wollare and for the success of your administration, I am, my dear Mr. President. "Very truly yours, "W. J. Bryan." Tho resignation of Mr. Bryan was accepted at once by President Wil son, from whose notification we take the following opening sentences: "My Dear Mr. H ry an: I accept your resignation only because you In sist upon its acceptance; and I ac cept it with much more than deep regret, with a feeling of personal sorrow. Our two years of close as sociation have been very delightful to me. Our judgments have accorded In practically every matter of official duty and of public policy until now: your support of the work and pur poses of the administration has been generous and loyal beyond praise." Resignation Variously Interpreted. Dramatically the official relation of Mr. Pryan w,fh the administration of the man whose nomination he assist ed so materially in bringing about at the Baltimore Convention in 1812 comes to an end. It caused a sensa tion in the national capital scarcely paralleled in recent years. Ambas sadors, ministers and diplomatists from foreign lands, officials of every rank and station, heard the news as it was flashed hy newspaper extras to-night. They interpreted various ly Usj^feet on the delicate situation: thaf'bari arisen between Gerjnnny and'the United States. The resig nation of the staunchest advocate of peace in the President's official fam ,ly spread broadcast the belief that the policy of the United States as definitely determined upon would as sert and defend the rights of the Uni ted 'States in any eventuality that I might arise. MIS R F. PH HSF.NTBI) CITIZENSHIP. Mau Living in Charleston Wanted to Vote ami Registered, Charleston, .lune 4.-Judge Henry I A. M. Smith to-day sentenced Con stan ll. Christopoulo in tlie Federal Court to the payment of a fine of $300" and GO days in the Charleston county jail. The court allowed coun sel for the defense five days in which to petition for a writ of error to re move the case from the District I Court to the Federal Circuit Court J at Richmond. During the five days, I the defendant will remain at liberty on bond. Judge Smith refused a motion for a new trial in the case. Tho de fendant was tried on a charge of having misrepresented himself to he a citizen of thc United States with fraudulent Intent. After consider ing the testimony in the case for al most five hours the jury returned with a verdict of guilty, with recom mendation to tho mercy of the court. The sp?cifie charges against Chris topoulo were that he "unlawfully, wilfully, knowingly and feloniously, falsely and fraudulently represented himself to be a citizen of the United States of America, without having been duly admitted to such citizen ship, and for the fraudulent purpose Of having himself enrolled upon the books of enrollment of Club 2, Ward !). in the city of Charleston." Tho offense is a violation of Section 71?. Criminal Code of the United States. In sentencing the defendant Judge Smith remarked that the crime of which he had been found guilty was a serious one, and thal had ho not been recommended to the mercy of the court he would have been sent to the Federal prison at Atlanta. Negro Lynched In Kentucky. Princeton, Ky., June 4.-Masked men overpowered tho county Jailer here to-day, dragged Arthur Bell, a negro, from his cell and hangod him to a tree. He was charged with at tacking a young white woman. We can't all he great, but wo can all Irv to ho goo'' And wc can ail try to bo happy and do oui best to give happiness to others.