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Feed Stuff and Flour
Are advancing every day. Our
warehouse is loaded. Get our
prices before buying.
We are now ready to buy
Peas, Cane Seed and Corn. Will
give top of the market.
C. W. & J. E. BAUKNIGHT.
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Strange But True.
A careful mun will spend much thou uhf writing his Will and
tlien forget where he put it. He will spend much time and money
gctting Iiis homo and getting a good deed for lt ami then forget
to have the deed recorded, and when lie dies his wife can't And it-.
He will investigate thoroughly the company lie insures his life
in and keep his payment s up promptly, but keep tho pol ley
among rubbish, where it is liable to lie burned up or lost. For
fifty cents a year he can prevent nil this by renting one of our
safety boxes in a Are-proof vault.
WHEN YOU THINK OP BANKING
THINK OF THE
Notes from Bounty Land.
Bounty Land, Feb. 21.-Special:
Wayne Burns and sister, of Cross
Hoads, were week-end guests at the
home of J. M. Adams.
Miss Cary Doyle returned to Nor
ton Sunday to resume her school
work there. Her mother and sister,
little Miss Ida Beth, accompanied
J. S. Entrekin and son Clyde and
Jasper Doyle are at Clemson to-day
on business with the veterinarian.
Mr. and Airs. Will DuBose are re
ceiving the 'hearty welcome of the
people of the community, they hav
ing moved Thursday from the Cone
Rev. Dr. Fraser, of Anderson, will
deliver a humorous lecture nt Bounty
Land school house Tuesday evening
at 8 o'clock. The proceeds to be
used for school improvements. Dr.
Fraser is an entertaining speaker and
we hope for a full house. The public
is cordially invited.
Adger Brock, of Calhoun, visited
in tho community Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Strlbling and
family, of Seneca, were recent guests
of Mrs. J. M. Gillison.
? Distinctive Reason
What is the chief reason for the superi
ority of Royal Baking Powder?
There are several good reasons, but there
is one which distinguishes Royal from other
This reason, which every woman should
know, is that Royal Baking Powder is made
from cream of tartar, which comes from
grapes. This means a healthful fruit origin.
It means natural food as distinguished from
mineral substitutes used in other baking
There is no alum nor phosphate in Royal
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.
MRS. SARAH E. HA ?TON'DK Al).
Highly Esteemed lAi?y of Fair Play
Dies at Advanced Ago.
Fair Play, Feb. 22.-Special: At
t'ho home of her son-in-law, Floyd 6.
Watson, on last Sunday afternoon,
February 20th, just 20 minutes be
fore 2 o'clock, our Heavenly Father
suddenly 'took a loving mother and
grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Ellen Bar
ton, to Himself. It seemed as
though He just said, '"lt is enough,"
and took bor where there is no sor
row and where t'he heaviest-laden
wayfarer may ajt last lay down his
Mrs. Barton was one of the oldest
members of Hea vordem Baptist
church-a woman of strong Chris
tian character, possessing many qual
ities of mind and heart that made
her friendship worth while. Hers
was a life of positive influence. She
was known and admired for her en
ergy and industry, making tho homes
in Which she lived unusually attract
ive, and many who read these lines
will remember tho bountiful hospi
tality there dispensed.
This unexpected death is doubly,
sad because of the fact that ?ne had
been devotedly caring for her little
motherless grandchildren, whose
mother, Mrs. Floyd B. Watson, was
taken from Hiern several years ago.
Mrs. Barton waa a daughter of the
late Levi Burriss, of Anderson coun
ty, and was boni there September 13,
1838. She united with Mountain
Creek Baptist church at the early age
of ll years, anti had ever since been
a faithful member of the church. On
November 22, 1855, she was married
to James Robt. Glenn, and to this un
ion one child was born-William
Simpson Glenn. Her husband was
killed in the battle of Gaines's Mill.
She afterwards married Rev. H. M.
Barton, a faithful pastor for many
years in this county. Three children
survive her-William Simpson Glenn,
of Ellisville, Miss.; Mrs. William D.
Dobbs, of Monroe, Ga., and Prof.
Morris C. Barton, of Piedmont, S. C.
Five brothers and four sisters also
survive her-J. L., W. M. and N. C.
Burriss, of Anderson county; C. G.
Burriss, of Piedmont, and Rev. R. H.
Burriss, of Newberry; Mesdames
Doyt Richardson and W. E. Meredith,
of Hartwell, Ga.; Mrs. R. F. Stone,
Donalds; Mrs. A. F. McCreary, An
There are ver many frionds who
will feel tho loss and deeply sympa
thize with the bereaved family in
this sad hour. Truly a good woman
.has gone to her reward. Funeral
services wero held at tho Boaverdam
Baptist church thi^ (Tuesday) morn-I
lng at il o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Dorroli were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Swift Gilmer
Prof. Truluck, Misses Truluck,
White and Cole, of the Oakway
school, visited Fair Play Sunday.
Miss Richie, 'of Earle's Grove,
spent Sunday with her friend, Miss
Rev. C. D. Boyd filled his regular
appointment hero Sunday. Mrs.
Boyd accompanied him and they
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
We rejoico with our neighboring
community, South Union, over the
prospects of a fine new school build
ing, which is badly needed. Hurrah
for Sofith Union!
Our young friend, Davis Glenn, has
rented the McClure store building
and will open an up-to-date mercan
tile business the first of March. We
Wish for him much success in his new
The preliminary oratorical contest
for boys will be held in the school
auditorium Friday evening, the 25th,
at 8 o'clock. Lot's all attend and en
courage the boys. Tho girls' conte?t
will be held one week later.
CANDIDATE FOE SHERIFF.
There being two or three John
Reeders in th ie county, there are
quite a number of people who do not
know which John Reeder is in the
race for Sheriff. Candidate Reeder
ia a eon of tho late Aaron Pickena
(Bud) Reeder, of High Falls, and
has always been a citizen of this
county. Reeder is in the race on his
record ns being a good citizen of this
county, never having been out for an
office Ito Oconee before.-Adv.
TH KV SHOT INTO TRAIN NO. 40,
Two Negroes Arrested nt Westinin
?ter on Minor und Serious Charge.
Sloan Hawkins niul Son Oglesby,
colored, were arrested In Westmin
ster lust Sunday evening and on Mon
day morning Hawkins was tried be
fore the mayor of Westminster on
the charges of carrying concealed
wean o ns, drunk and disorderly and
resisting arrest. He was given a *.o
tal sentence for all cases in which
there was. runvietion amounting to
$45 or 70 days on the imbllo works.
Hawkins is now a valient (though
not particularly enthusiastic) road
building laborer, he having been sent
up to the county chain gang for 30
days in default of $25 which was as
sessed' asalm.t him by Magistrate S.
H. Marett, of Westminster, who had
Hawkins before htm on tho charge of
carrying concealed weapon?.
Son Oglesby was more fortunate
than Hawkins. He was charged with
the shooting into Southern passenger
train No. 4 0 near Harbin's Sunday
afternoon. Five shots were fired, and
it is said that at least three of the
live bullets fired entered parts of the
train. Passengers on tho train,
wihioh is a local, recognized the two
negroes and left complaint at West-1
minster when the train reached that
town and the officers were on tho
lookout for them when they came
Into town later in the evening. Og
lesby, lt ls said, did the shooting,
but Hawkins had the pistol. Ogles
by asked Hawkins for the pistol and
told Mm to "watch me sfhoot Into
uhat train," which he proceeded to
do. On the hearing1 before Magis
trate Marett Oglesby was released
until tho March term of Criminal
Court on a bont? of $700. Just what
degree of guilt attaches to Hewkin?
on this charge will be threshed out
In Court. He will be brought In
from the gang to attend Court and
doubtless will face a charge of be
ing accessory before the fact In the
case against Oglesby for shooting
Into the train, ho having given over
the pistol, it 1s said, on request for
lt for the purpose of shooting into
tho moving train.
Hawkins was brought over Ito
Walhalla by Sheriff John W. Davis,
and was soon thereafter turned over
to Supervisor Foster, who gave him
work to do out in tho country. He
has considerable company out there,
and will be carefully guarded. The
penalty attached to firing Into a
train is quite severe, and both Haw
kins and Oglesby have rather bright
prospects of drawing tickets good
for extensive work for the benefit of
the county and not a few meals at
the county's expen?e.
STORM AND FLOOD IN GERMANY.
Avalanche Carries Away Home and
Amsterdam, Feb. 21.-A dispatch
from Munich says that a great ava
lanche fell in tb? Ilochkoenig re
gion, carrying away a mountain shel
ter with Its occupants. Thus far 35
bodies havo been recovered.
Inundations ?aid storms aro re
ported from tho Thurlnglan woods,
Kran con la and other parts of South
ern Germany. Some small places In
Havarla are completely inundated.
A number of children havo perished
and many cattle ?have been drowned.
Navigation has been stopped lit
Wuerzberg, and also on the River
Veckar. The situation at Mainz ls
Fifty-five Kiiown Dead.
Berlin. Feb. 21.-It Is reported
from Salzberg that already there are
55 known dead as the result of an
avalanche, with 49 injured and about
30 still missing. They were .rurled
Into an abyss in the Alps when a
snow slide carried away oat Alpine
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IT WAS THE HARTH TREMBLING,
Perceptible Disturbance Noted in
Walliallu Monday Evening,
There was a very perceptible trem
bling of the earth Monday evening,
which was felt hore in Walhalla
about 0.30 o'clock. Tho siiock waa
not noticed by persons on the streets
or ?t work outside of buildings, but
in houses lt was decidedly noticeable.
We have reports of the shaking about
of small articles on mantels, win
dows, otc, and a marked rumbling
sound accompanying the shock. In
tho building owned by R. T. Jaynes,
next door to Tho Courier offlco, tho
shock -was so perceptible thad M. C.
Long. Esq., who occupies part of tho
second story as his law office, and
two of his clients, wiio were In the
building at tho finie, sought safer
quarters tn the street. The building
IB mude of concrete blocks, and thoso
who were in it at the time tho shock
carno ?tato that the sensation was
anything but comfortable. Almost
every section of th? town reports not
ing the disturbance 'With varying de
grees of intensity. Eew of those
from tho country of whom we have
inquired felt tho disturbance nt all,
some stating that the first they had
known of it at all was learned when
they came to town and were told of
tho shock felt here.
Tho seismic disturbance seems tx>
have been most general over the
Piedmont sections of tho States of
South Carolina, North Carolina, Vir
ginia, Georgia, and Tennessee. A few
reports from towns and cities in va
rions States are given below:
Greenville, Feb. 21.-A distinct
earth tremor was felt throughout up
per South Carolina; this afternoon at
C.45 o'clock, lasting about ten sec
onds. No reports of damage have
Winnsboro, Feb. 21.-A seismic
disturbance of several seconds was
felt hero this afternoon about. 6.30
o'clock. The shooks were two in
number and followed in rapid suc
cession. No damage occurred wor
thy of mention.
Abbeville, Feb. 21.-A distinct
enrt'h shock was felt in Abhovllle
this afternoon about 6.40, which
lasted 30 seconds. Tho shock was
severe enough to cause celling elec
tric lights to swing 1n the stores. In
Fort PickenS tho shock was the
strongest, causing two lamps in one
residence to be thrown from a table.
Anderson, Feb. 21.-An earth
quake was felt here this afternoon
about 6.40 o'clock. There wera
dh ree distinct shocks, tile second be
ing the most severe. Dishes rattled
and walls quivered.
L'andrnm, Ireh. 21.-A distinct
earthquake shock was felt here at
6.30 o'clock this evening. While
houses were shaken in nil parts of
the town no damage was done.
Clinton, Feb. 21.-An earthquake
was felt hero to-night at about 7
o'clock. No damage has been re
ported, but. a very decided shock was
felt over the wiiolo community.
Greenwood, Feb. 21.-Greenwood
was visited by a slight, but distinct,
earthquake shock at 6.30 o'clock this
York, Feb. 21.-A distinct earth
quake was felt hero at 6.41 o'clock
this evening. Tho quake lasted sev
eral seconds. There was no damage.
Rock Hill, Feb. 21.-A distinct
earthquake shook was felt here this
evening at 6.30, lasting only a few
Bristol, Feb. 21.-A distinct earth
tremor was felt hereat 6.45 p. m. to
day, lasting about ten seconds. No
damage was reported.
Knoxville, Feb. 21.-An earth
quake shock, lasting several seconds,
was felt here at 6.45 p. m. (Central
tl mo). No damage was done, al
though many peoplo were frightened
by rattling of dishes, windows, etc.
At Chilhowee, Tenn., the shock was
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Westminster, S. C.
fort severely. Greenville, Tenn., also
felt the shock wry plainly.
Chattanooga, Fob. 21.-Two earth
.trenioie were felt nt G.45 this even
ing. The shocks rattled winnows
and caused excited Inquirios as lo tho
causo of the disturbance. Furniture
moved about perceptibly and articles
on desks were disturbed lu offlco
buildings. Excitement was caused on
Lookout Mountain and Missionary
Ridge, where the ?hocks were report
ed to have boen of pronounced inten
Greensboro, Feb. 21.-One pro
nounced earth trainor was felt here
this evening at 6.38. No damage was
Wilmington, Feb. 21.-A distinct
earth disturbance was felt hero this
evening at 6.45 o'clock. There wore
no reporta of property damage.
Asheville, Fob. 21.-Two severe
earth shocks were felt hero at 6.41
o'clock to-night, tho shocks lasting
about 15 seconds each. 'Houses in
several sections of the city were
rocked, but no material damage has
been reported. An unconfirmed- re
port said that, three houses were
wrecked at Sk y land, six miles from
Atlanta Constitution: Atlanta felt
a seismic shock yesterday at 5.40
(Central time) o'clock. Tho wholo
town beca ino excited and for more
than an hour the telephones in the
newspaper offices and at the 'weather
bureau were kept hot with eager in
in some placee the qualco wus felt
more distinctly than others. Al
though down-town Atlanta knew
that something unusual had 'happen
ed to -tho earth, it WSB not as pro
nounced as tho shock felt, in the
outer residential districts, where
pictures woTo d-lsloidged, lamps snuff
ed out and furniture started upon a
Residents in the vicinity of Four
teentth street and Peachtree reported
that their buildings were seized with
a Structural ague that for a second or
so threatened to disjoint thom. It
was th'? same on Wie south side.
Macon, Fob. 2f.-Macon people
felt, several slight earthquake trem
ors at 5.4 0 ?Central time) o'clock
this evening, 'lasting in all about 20
seconds. Weather Observer Mitchell
enid they ?hook the post office build
ing, one of tho most substantial in
Augusta, Feb. 21.-Throe earth
quake shocks, thc first slight, the
second moro distinct, tho third faint
-motion east to wfcsfj-were felt on
the Hill section of Augusta shertly
after 6.30 p. m.
Athens, Feb. 21.-Distinct earth
qunke tromoiw, which rattled win
dows and dishes m homes, wore folt
hore at 6.10 (Eastern time) to-day.
Savannah, Feb. 21.-Late thia af
ternoon a slight earth tremor was
felt In this city. There was no dam
age or excitement.
Mobile, Feb. 21. - Earthquake
tremors of about five minutes' dura
tion were recorded by tho seismo
graph at Spring Hill College, begin
ning at 5.41 (Control time) p. m. to
day. The disturbance was very
South Boston, Feb.'21.-An earth
quake shock, lasting between 10 and
15 seconds, wee felt here at 6.45
to-night. Tl was of eu ill clent vio
lence to ?mt out the lights and break
china in a number of houses.
Richmond, Fob. 21.-Two distinct
earthquake shocks were felt here to
night, the first at 6.43 and the sec
ond nt 6.45. No damage has boen
reported, but many buildings wore .
Judge Johnson a liife-Tcrmcr.
Sp'artanburgl Feb. 21.-Joseph T.
Johnson, of Spartanburg, to-day
took the oath of office as Judge 0?
the Federal District of Western
South Carolina. The ceremony took
place at Judge Johnson's home and
was attended by one or two per
sonal friends. The oath wan adm i i
istered by J. Broawus Knight, Clerk
of the Court over which Judge John
Until a few wovks ago, when tho
Senate confirmed Judgo Johnsen's
appointment, ho was serving as
Judge of the new disrtrtot wider a
recess appointment by the President.
He . took tho oath for life to-day.