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"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE, ANO IT MUST FOLLOW AS THE NIGHT THB HAY: THOU OANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN."
By STECK, SHELOR & SCHRODER.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1010.
Now is the ti
Clover. We ha^s
$i per bushel.
Fulcrum Oats, W
C. W. & J. E.
It Pays to E
52 Years /
Price, a Confederate
Ewing with a force of
but 1,200 men, stoutly 1
he blew up his works au
One at times can pi
odds, but it is usually thc
him that wins. Moue;
battles for livelihood,
through this Bank.
When You Think c
British Release Parcels.
London, Sept. 25.-Twelve hun
dred parcels consigned to tho parcels
post from the United States to desti
nations within the territory of the
Central powers and held up by the
British authorities have been releas
ed and possession of them may now
be secured by their American con
signors on their request.
According to the foreign office this
proceeding merely follows a long es
tablished policy of the government
in releasing non-contraband inward
bound parcels to their original con
Tho parcels released this week
consist mostly of clothing, false
teeth and various articles which do
not appear un the blacklist.
OWN FLOUR !
It is ?-Iraner and purer and
better than any you cnn buy.
It is no trouble to make It if you
uso our Pish and Blood Guano
when you sow your wheat,
W. V, FA HM IO It,
ANDERSON PHOSPHATE AND
- Seo -
MOSS & AN8KD, Walhalla. S. C.
J. G. RRKAZEAIdO,
Westminster, S. C.
P. P. SUI dd VAN & CO.,
Madison, S. C.
Known as 'Tht
me to plant Burr
re the Seed-only
in Rye, Appier and
ood's Seed Wheat
LLA, S, C.
kiy for Cash. -
of Pilot Knob or
, took place.
; leader, attacked General
10,000. Ewing, having
esisted until night, when
id retreated to Rolla,
il up a fair fight against
? man with power behind
y is all powerful in the
Acquire it by saving
?/ Banking Think of
TH 10 NORMAL. TRAINING CLASS.
Oconee County Normal Will Open
Monday, October Second,
Tlie opening of the Oconee county
normal training class, which will he
conducted in Ptichford's Hall, Main
street, Walhalla, is announced for
9 a. m. on 'Monday, October 2, 11)16.
Every teacher, every trustee and
every patron of the schools of Oco
nee county ts cordially invited to at
tend the opening exorcises of Oco
nee's normal training class, the most
recent addition to our county's edu
Tho members of the County Hoard
of Education, the trustees of ibo
.Walhalla High 'School and other
prominent edunctors of the county
will be present to address the mem
bers of the class and the visitors.
A most cordial invitation is ex
tended to ,the citizens of Oconee to
attend, and all interested in educa
tion are urged to come.
Wont Troops Huck Home.
Columbia, Sept. 22.-The Colum
bia Chamber of Commerce to-night
unanimously endorsed the efforts of
the Harvest Jubilee committee in
trying to get the South Carolina
troops back from the border in time
to participate in tho 'State Fair to be
held from October 23 to 27. Secre
tary Holcombe announced that the
assistance of the South Carolina
Senators and Congressmen had been
requested and everything looked fav
orable to the bringing back of the
troop/; within tho month.
lr. J. H. Hudson's Store,
3 Racket Store."
ll )Q Bargain Store,
O Westminster, S. C.
<'i:OK<;i.\-< A KO 1,1 M AN KILLI :i>.
Was During Aviador for (ho Entente
Allie? in France.
Winston-Salem, N. C., Sept. 23.
Kiffen Yates Rockwell, formerly of
Asheville and Atlanta, who had serv
ed in the Kreuch aero corps with dis
tinction during the long months of
lighting around Verdun, was killed in
action this morning. Announcement
Of his death was made by the
Kreuch government in a cablegram
received to-day by bis mother, Mrs.
L. A. Rockwell, of this city. No de
tails were given.
Brothers Lived in Atlanta.
(The Constitution, 24th.)
Killin Rockwell was known as ono
(,r the most daring aviators in tho
service of the allies, and had been
decorated for bis bravery. Last week
be brought down his fourth Cern?an
aeroplane. American newspapers
have carried frequent stories of his
For several years Rockwell was
connected with the Massengale Ad
vertising Agency in Atlanta and bad
a large circle of friends who will be
shocked to learn of his death.
His brother, 'Paul Rockwell, who
is now in Paris, also lived in Atlanta
for several years and was a reporter
on tb. Constitution.
At thc outbreak of the war In the
Tall of 1914 the Rockwell brothers
went to Krance and joined the
Kreuch foreign legion. They were
both In the trenches with Hie famous
legion during the battle of the
Marne, which turned the tide of the
invasion of Krance, and were both
Paul Rockwell Wounded.
Paul Rockwell, in addition to be
ing wounded, became 111, and lt was
necessary for him to retire from the
Kiffin Rockwell then succeeded In
having himself transferred from the
foreign legion to the Franco-Ameri
can aviation corps. In this corps be
quickly distinguished himself and
was rapidly advanced in rank and
decorated. He was a sergeant at the
time of his death.
Kiffin Rockwell had just returned
to thc front, presumably in Fland
ers, after a visit to his brother in
Was Baring Fighter.
Paris, Seilt. 24.-The aerial fight
in which Sergt. Kiffin Rockwell, of
Atlanta, was mortally wounded yes
terday morning by a German airman,
took place over the town of Thann.
The body of the American aviator
fell in reconquered, territory in Al
sace, near where Rockwell shot
down his first adversary five months
Rockwell was serving as a volun
teer in the Franco-American Flying
Corps on the Verdun front. A few
hours previous to the engagement he
had been promoted to the rank of ?
second lieutenant, but died without
knowing of the new honor. He al
ready had received the military
medal for shooting down a German
two-seater near Hartmanns-Wciler
kopf Li May. He bad heated down
another before Verdun and bad par
ticipated in a thrilling combat in
which nearly all the Kranco-Ameri
can flotilla was engaged with a strong
German force. He was wounded
dining that fight by a fragment of
shell while engaged alone with three
Sergt. Rockwell was ono of the
first American volunteers to join tho
foreign legion. lie was grievously
wounded In a bayonet attack at Ar
ras in May, 1015, before being trans
ferred to the flying corps. He was
regarded in Kreuch aviation circles
as an "ace," a name given to the
most skillful and daring pilots.
Lieut. Wm. Thaw, of Pittsburg, be
fore be was wounded, and Rockwell
made a formidable fighting pair.
They frequently were in the air
together and always chasing an ad
Rockwell had fought 34 air bat
tles since recovering from his last
wound, or an average of more than
one a day. When he met his death
lie was returning from a bombarding
expedition in which be flew one of
the fighting machines that furnished
Mr. byles Thnnks Voters.
Editor Keowee Courier: I desire
to express, through your columns, to
the voters ofrOconee county, my ap
preciation of the splendid support
given mo in the two primaries in my
race for County Superintendent of
I wish esjieclally to thank the
many friends who so loyally stood
by me. With good will toward all
and malice toward none. I am,
(adv.) O. C. LY LES.
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.ft ANTHRACNOSK. .J.
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Anthrncnose (rotten cotton) ls do
ing considerable damage to cotton in
all parts of Oconce county, and un
less farmers take projicr steps in se
lecting seed it will do considerably
more damage in the future.
County Agent G. M. Barnett will
work with farmers Interested in se
lecting seed free from the disease.
Drop him a card if interested.
ZIOPPIOLINS TOOK HEAVY TOLD.
Kalil Over l Kindon Results in Two
German "Shi|?s" Wrecked.
London, Sept. 24.-Of tho twelve
big" Zeppelins which invaded tho
British Isles last night to deal death'
and destruction from the skies, two
to-day lay stark and black masses of
steel and aluminum in the little vil
lage of Mangold, Essex county. They
fell victims of the anti-aircraft de
fenses oi London and outlying dis
. One came down a lliuning torch, as
did the Zeppelin L-21, destroyed
three weeks ago, while the second,
disabled hy gu nil re. effected a land
ing which saved the lives of the
crew, who to-night aro prisoners In
longland. The crew of the first rai
der died in the consuming Hames of
their own ship, but were not so ter
ribly charred as their predecessors.
Thousands Saw Zeppelin Burn.
The death and burning of the first
Zeppelin was witnessed by tens of
thousands of London's resident; but
the wounding and descent of th- sec
ond raider was a matter of iou hi
until to-day's oiUcial statement* were
given out. Kew details are available
of this second raider's condition, but
it ls reliably reported that the crew
surrendered to special constables.
Many who saw the shrapnel burst
ing like sky rockets about the Invad
er, which subsequently caught fire,
think there must have been several
direct hits. Many aeroplanes were
aloft and attacked the Zeppelins
from all sides.
Took Heavy Toll.
The raiders took a heavy toll of
lives before their destruction, 28
persons being killed and 99 wounded
In the metropolitan district of Lon
don. Two persons were killed, prob
ably four, and 17 wounded in the
The property damage, while wide
ly distributed, is confined for the
most part, to small suburban dwell
ings and shops, although one railway
station was damaged, some empty
cars being destroyed and part of the
tracks torn up.
Hour of Dropping Bombs.
Tho roar of dropping bombs was
heard In many districts where the
raiders were invisible, lt ls not be
lieved that more than two or three
invading Zeppelins which crossed the
east coast succeeded in reaching the
environs of Loud n, and that two of
i hose paid tho death penalty gives
the greatest satisfaction to the mili
tary authorities. Apart from the
loss of material, the casualties of
the last two raids, it is believed, will
have a depressing effect on the Zep
pelin crews in the future.
Liquor Causes Trouble.
El Paso, Texas, Sept. 25.-A Car
ranza sergeant of the 101 Valle, Chi
huahua garrison, was- shot and kill
ed Friday night hy an American
trooper of the Fifth Cavalry, who is
being held prisoner, according to a
report brought to Columbus, N. M.,
to-day from field headquarters. The
Carranza commander at 101 Valle re
fused to surrender the prisoner af
ter Con. Pershing sent a messenger
requesting release. The American
is said to be held incommunicado on
a charge of murder.
According to the report, eight
members of the Fifth Cavalry visited
a saloon at El Valle. Seventeen Car
ranza soldiers entered later with
side arms. During the drinking, the
Mexican sergeant is said to have pro
posed a toast to the United States I
which was objected to by the Ameri
cans. Tlie shooting ls reported to
The Courier is requested to pub
lish the following notice:
All relatives and friends are Invit
ed to attend the reunion at the home
of Samuel Grant, Sr., near Oakway,
on Westminster R. F. D. No. 3, the
15th of October, 191 C. All come
and bring well-filled baskets.
Meeting Coneross Farmers' Union.
Coneross Local Farmers' Union,
No. 7G, will meet In regular session
Saturday afternoon, September 30th,
at 2.30 o'clock shari). All members
are requested to be present, as there
will bo business of importance to
come before the members.
J. W. Alexander, President.
To the Voters of Coonee.
Editor 'Koowee Courier: I desire
through your columns to publicly ex
press to the voters of Oconee my
sincere thanks for the splendid vote
given me In the primaries of August
29th and September 12th, by reason
of which I have again been nominat
ed for the oillce ol' Sheriff. This evi
dence of confidence In me, and en
dorsement of my endeavors to en
force thc laws In the past four years
without prejudice toward any man,
is most sincerely appreciated by me.
It shall bo my endeavor in tho future,
ns In the past, to do my duty-many
times extremely unpleasant-impar
tially, with full regard for tho laws,
but without knowing friend or foo
in the discharge of any official duty.
I am deeply gratoful to all for tho
loyal support given me, and my very
best efforts In tho discharge of my
duties will bc my manner of showing
(adv.) JOHN W. DAVIS.
BAD DAY KOK TDK AIRMEN.
Kreuch Report Hays 20 (?crinan Mit
chincN Were Downed.
PartB, Sept. 24.-Q erm an troops
this morning attacked the Kreuch
positions on the farm of L'Abbe
wood, north of the River Somme, but
were repulsed by artillery and ma
chine gun lire says the. officia] state
ment issued this afternoon by the
Kreuch war department,
In aerial encounters yesterday, 20
German machines were forced to de
scend, the statement adds, ninny of
them being destroyed. Lieut. Guy
itemer accounted for his eighteenth
aeroplane. The sta temen I continues:
"Aviation - Yesterday enemy air
men having shown unusual activity,
our pursuing squadrons successfully
engaged them in aerial conibnts. On
a great part of the front our pilots
gained considerable success and In
disputably bad the lipper band of
"On the Somme front there were
2!? engagements. Kour enemy planes
were brought down. One fell In the
Vaux woods. Two. attacked by sub
Lieut, (iuynemer, descended in
(lames, after some minutes of fight
ing. A fourth machine crashed to
the earth south of M isoroy. Three
other German machines were seri
ously hit and fell wrecked near 10s
trees and lu the region of Peronne.
"Kour enemy aeroplanes were
compelled to descend in their own
lines. It is confirmed that ono Ger
man machine, reported seriously hit
September 2 2, was brought down be
tween .Miserey and Vlllers-Cnrbon
".Between Chaulnes and Havre six
Germans were brought down. One
fell burning near Chaulnes during an
engagement between four Kreuch
and six enemy machines. A second
fell at Llcourt, a third at Parvlllers
and a fourth south of Marche] pot.
A fifth and a sixth were brought
down by the samo pilot In an engage
ment between a Kreuch squadron
and six Germans. They fell in tho
region of Andrehy, one in our Unes.
"A 'Fokker fell flaming near our
lines north of Chalons. 'Another was
apparently seriously damaged.
"In the Verdun region machine
guns winged a German at dose quar
ters. The machine descended on
Poivre Hill. A Fokker dived verti
cally into our lines east of St. M?
"In Lorraine, a Kreuch pilot pur
sued a German for a distance of 12
miles into the German line, killed tho
passenger and compelled the machine
to descend. Another enemy machine
descended in the forest of Ganioey.
in Hie Vosges two enemy machines
dived nose downward into our lines
after fighting our pilots."
X. Y. KTHIKK SITUATION ACUTE.
Lenders Say 150,000 Workers Will
Quit hy Knd of Week.
New York, Sept. 2C- ?With tho
announcement of labor leaders that
approximately 250,000 union work
ers in various trades would quit their
places to-morrow in aid of the strik
ing eal mon hore, it was believed to
night that Hie effort to Ho up virtu
ally all industries In Greater New
York had reached an acute stage The
union officials declared that an addi
tional 100,000 workers would strike
Thursday and another 100,000 Fri
day, making a :otal o' 450,000 out
by th? end of tho week.
lt was a sse r ed thai fl,OOO brewery
,voricers, 11 1,000 employees in the.
building trades a i i 2' 0,000 mem
bers of the IhUted Hebrew Trades
were in favor of a sympathetic strike.
Twelve thousand teamsters also
were reported ready to quit work
Thursday or Friday. A meeting of
the executive council of the building
trades was called for Thursday to
take final action after the business
agents in Manhattan and Hie Bronx
had voted for the strike.
Mayor Mitchel, whose efforts to
settle the differences between the
striking carmen find the transit com
? paules have failed repeatedly, sum
I moued the labor leaders before him
ns soon ns he beard of their plans.
Ho said he desired to be informed
directly as to what might be expect
ed to-morrow. Tho union officials,
he announced, told him they expect
ed 200,000 workers to strike "ns a
Cotton Heed Oil Blaze.
Jacksonville, Sept. 22.-Fire at
the plant of the Florida Cotton Seed
Oil Mills to-night destroyed one of
tho largo buildings, a quantity of
cotton seed and five box cars loaded
with cotton seed on a sido track
alongside the building. Tho loss ls
estimated at $14 0,000, fully covered
by Insurance. Tho company will at
once rebuild. Origin of tho fire ls
Old Industry Revived.
Oonnellsville, Pa., Sept. 25.
Quantities of basswood are being cut
In this vicinity and shipped to New
England paper mills. Twenty-five
years ago this industry occupied the
timo of a largo number of men, the
wood being used by nearby mills.
Eventually all the available timber
was used, but recent tnvcstlgation
showed that trees la ige enough for
pulp have nguiu grown.
COONEE COTTON .MARKET.
Wednesday Morning, IO..JO.
NEWRY-(Courtenny Mfg. Co.)
Cotton, i*er pound .15.80
Seod (per ton).$4 8.00
WALHALLA-(<;. \y, Pitchford.)
Cotton, por pound.15 3/4
Seed, por ton .*411.00
W KSTMI N ST KR-(.1. ii. 1 Iron zen 1 o. )
Cotton, per pound.15 3/4
Seed, por ton .$40.00
Cotton, por pound.15 3/4
Soed, por ton.$49.00
WEST UNION-(Kthroilier ? Phltiucy)
Cotton, por pound .15 3/4
Seed, pur ton .$4 8.00
LOOKS KOK 20-4'I?)NT* COTTON'.
ll' Voil Want. Meeting, Write? Pro.sl
dent of Farmer**' Union,
M. T. .Morrison, of McClellnnvlUo,
Chnrloston county, president of tho
South Carolina Farmers' Union, bo
llovos that if the farmers stand to
gether and hoop their cotton off tho
market for a while the price will go
to 20 cents,
"To start this cotton holding
movement 1 have boen requested to
call a meeting in Columbia, Thurs
day, September 28. at 3 o'clock p.
m.," he writes. "This I will do If
farmers aro Interested enough to at
tend such ti meeting or will Join In
the holding movement and will so in
dicate by writing me a card."
THE CALL OK THE BALLOT.
State Chairman Urge? All Democrats
to Re gin ter Now.
Columbia, Sept. 25.--Saying that
an Intimation has neon made that
there might bo a bolt from the 'Dem
ocratic party in South Carolina at
the general eloctlon to bo held on No
vember 7, .lohn Cary Evans, of Spar
tanburg, chairman of tho Rtnto Dem
ocratic Executive Committee, here
to-day, Issued a call to tho Demo
crats of the State to register by the
first Monday in October In order to
be prepared for such an emergency.
He says that, the State owes ,lt to
President Wilson to Register a large
vote for him,
The following ls the call Issued by
"To the Democratic Voters of South
"The intimation has been publicly
given that a bolt from the party may
be made; that another ticket may bo
put out for the general election in
South Carolina In opposition lo the
regular Democratic ticket.
"As Democrats we owe it to Presi
dent Wilson that we should endorso
his administration by a full vote. We
owe it to our state Democratic
"The general election will be bold
November 7. The first Monday in Oc
tober will 1)c thc last oportunlty for
registering. If you do not secure
your registration certificate by the
first Monday In October, to-day week,
you cannot vote la the general elec
"'. urge this actio 1 upon all Demo
crats with all earnestness. It ls a
plain duty and every Democrat
should perform it.
"Register and qualify yourself lo
vote in the general election. Other
wise we may face a serious danger.
"John Cary Evans,
"Chairman State Dem. Ex. Com."
Mrs. Susan Edwards Dead.
Seneca, lt. F. D., Sept. 21.- Spe
cial: Mrs. Susan ' 'wards was born
In Union county, 'South Carolina,
May 15th. 1834, and died at the
home of ber son, W. Ti. Edwards,
Seneca Route 4, on September l 8th,
1016. Her husband died 33 years
ago in Anderson county. Sho leaves
four children- Mrs. W. J. Orr, West
minster; J. 0. Edwards, Walhalla;
W. B, Edwards, Seneca, and Mrs. J.
F. Morriu, Greenville. Besides there
are twenty-five grandchildren and
several great-grandchildren and
many friends to mourn her death.
Mrs. Edwards had been a member
j of the Baptist church for 61 years
and lived a truo Christian life. Of a
kind, loving disposition, she made
friends of all who knew her.
Tho last four months of her Ufo
she was confined to her bed, and her
suffering was severe at times, but sho
never complained, was resigned to
God's will and was patient through
lt all. Her remains were laid to rest
in the cemetery at Return church on
September 10, after services con
ducted by Rov. C. D. Boyd, of South
Noted Detective Dead.
London, Sept. 25.-Alfred Ward,
chief inspector of Scotland Yard, died
in a hospital this morning. Inspec
tor Ward had charge of tho police
inveatigatlon into several of the
most sonsatlonal crimes of recent
years. He visited tho United States
last May to bring oack Ignatius Til
blch Lincoln, the former member of
Parliament and solf-confessed Gor
man spy. Lincoln was extradited ou
tho charge of forgery.