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U A ot otfifc
?nd useful mm ni
*rmy fn Flanee , , ?
|oto In th? appeal for
.apport. I ha vti opf
lt? op?ration?, mo-a
P?*otmai?nd mark lb
opon oor troop*, andi
to comrocntd ?a work
Great Organization* Which Are
WeJpIno to Keep Up the Morale
Of Fighting Millions Unite In
Campaign for $170,800,000.
With mlllioni of American man on
>?rar front?, in training campa and OD
the Ma? and with thousand? of Araert
.eaft women on foreign ?oil, all engaged
la th* stupendous task of making the
?"?0Tld .info fer democracy, u gr*Al iJtXt)
??rtr ol vos upon thone who MUM li, la
.i ? ! nlted feintas,- th? duty ol nd
Intf Homo u> 'hose who have pm W.01 ?1
to?ixid thom ?ur Ute period of tao war.
The ngenclos through wh' m this can
be accomplished ara Joined In the
United War Work Campaign.
Prom being given the cigarette or
?hocolnto bar, elth which ho slays his
hunger In the fury of battle, to tho
theatrical entertainment or tho ath
letic gamea, which relax him Into nor
mal comfort nftor weeks of terrille
combat, the American lighter ls do
pendent upon tho con tin nod efforts of
tho Y. M. O. A., tho Y. W. C. A., the
National Catholic War Council and K.
of C., the War Camp Community Serv
ies, tho Jowlsh Welfare Hoard, the
American Mbrory Association and the
Balvatlon Army. To carry on this
work tho combined welfaro organiza
tions aro seeking a fund of $170,500,
Tho Y. M. C. A. provides 538 hut? In
American training camps and more
than 800 in the war ?ono as centres
which tho fighters can uso as clubs,
schools, theatres, stores, churchosy li
braries and writing 1 -?oms. More than
7,000 men aud women had been sent
eversons or approved for overseas
work by early autumn and 8,822 were
serving In American camps at home.
Y. M. C. A. huts ore tho canteens of
the American Expeditionary Force and
are the theatres where the American
entertainers, sent over by tho "Y," ap
pear. Noted American public men and
clergymen speak In the huts. Classes
are conducted there. Millions of lctterc
'are written there on paper provided
free by tho "Y." Phys' directors of
tho "Y'" tench and spread mnss ath
letics, using material furnished freo
by the organization.
Tho Y. W. C. A. docs similar work
for the thousands of American women
in war work overseas-signal corps
tolephono operators, nurses and
French munition workers. It provides
cafeteadas, rest and recreation centres,
entertainment and reading for these
voeaen and girls.
Tho Y. W. 0, A.'s outstanding con
tribution to soldier welfare work in
training camps was tho establishment
of Hostess HoiiBcs, where tho soldier
or sailor may receive his mother, wife,
alster or sweetheart In tho surround
ings and atmosphere of tho best
The National Catholic War Council
co-ordinates all Catholic welfare work
in support of tho government and
through tho K. of O. provides club
houses for our fighters in all Ameri
can training camps, as well as having
sevcnty-flvo centres In France and
three In England. In their huts the
IC. of C. provides entortainlngraent,
movies, boxing bouts, educational
work, religious service?, free station
ery, reading matter and welting rooms.
In Franco their rolling canteen ac-,
companies the American army, their,
secretaries march with tho troops, giv
ing away cigarettes, cookies, choco-1
lates, soap and towels. 1
The ft of O. had 800 workers In
jrxaji?fi. at ?t?L bcglnnlpg Qt autumn,
KtioQ for tb? varied
Cm rendered: to tb?
. ? prompts Cn in
to farther ftnanckd
ortuafcjr to observe
ro tba qua?tty o? ft?
I wish mireassrvodly
forth? army?
nor mi Perching
with 450 more paBs?aT?y the govern
ipent and 200 others signed up. Al
the same date they had 408 secretarle*
in American training camps, ISO build
ings, fifty-six more In tho course ol
erection and contracts let for flftj
War Camp Community Service
functions exclusively in America, its
j special mission being to "surround th?
I camps with hospitality," In place of
I leaving the soldier or sailor to the
j promiscuous companions and diver
' slons formerly his lot, the organisa
tion obtains for him the best to bo herd
in communities adjoining camps ot
through which he passes.
W. C. C. S. obtains for him Invita
tlons to dine, bathe or spend the day
tn the best homes. It Introduces him
to the best women and girls at social
gatherings, church entertainments,
theatre parties. It arouses commun!
ties to provide concerts, athletic con
tests and other wholesome diversions
?Idler, and lt) drive ?mt
tho vicious ehmeols which
lil atc liv; camp followers
,'i Wfctfnre Hoard ls cory?
strength ami purposes o?
havo berni
Tin? ?Ov
latins tho
luO.oOU Jewish soldiers, sailors and
marines with that of tho Qontlle sol
diers. Tho boord teaches the English
languago, American civics and Ideals
to thousands of young Jewish men
who were Inducted Into service aftei
only a few years' residence In this
country. Whllo safeguarding his re
ligious rites, the board assists In th?
process of welding the Jewish soldlei
into thc solid American unit and lu
bridging over the differences between
him and tho others.
The American Library Association li
providing reading matter for overj
American soldier, sailor, marino and
prisoner of war. In addition to gath
ering and forwarding three million
books contributed by tho American
people the association bought 600,271
books, mostly technical, of which 108,
207 were sont overseas. Hore than
1,500,000 books of all kinds have been
assigned to libraries In I M. G. A.,
K. of 0. or Salvation Army huts in the
war cone, a similar number being dis
tributed In American training camp?,
while half a .million are on warships
or transports. The association has
erected and operates forty-one library
The Salvation Army, with 1,210
workers, principally women, overseas,
has won the affection of the fighters.
Its 501 huts, rest and reading rooms
are populnr gathering places for the
soldiers. Tho doughnuts fried by Sal
vation lassies In huts or trenches and
given to tho men havo become famous
around tho world. The Salvation
I Army gavo forty-four ambulances to
tho American and Allies' armies and
in many other ways gives constant un
set fl sh service.
I vor CWT n\i> ANY
Save Your Hair! Make it Thick,
Wavy, Glossy mid llcnuti
I'ul at Once.
Try as you will, after an applica
tion Of D.itu.ei ino, yen. cannot lind a
single traco Of dandruff or falling
hoar, and your scalp will not Itch;
but what will please, you most will bc
after a few weeks' use, when you
will seo new hair, fine and downy at
first-yes--but. really new hair-.
growing all over tho scalp.
A littlo Dandortne Immediately
doubles tho beauty of your hair. No
difference how dull, faded, brittle and
scraggy, just moisten a cloth with
Danderlne and carefully draw it
through your hair, taking ono small
strand at a timo. Tho effect is im
mediate and amazing - your hair will
bo light, Huffy and Wavy, and have
an appearance of abundance; an in
comparable lustre, softness and lux
uriance, tho beauty and shimmer of
true hair health.
(let a small bottle of Knowlton's
Danderlne from any drug store or
toilet counter, and provo ihat your
hair is as pretty and soft as any
that it has been neglected or injured
hy careless treatment. A small trial
bottle will double the beauty of your
hair.-adv. !
" ii Ci!! ill lil? lilli
To break up a cold over ni 1 ! or
Lo cut short an attack of Influ? :a or
grippe, physicians and drm; ;i- arc
low recommending Catotab tho
iiow nausoalcss calomel, (thul ; li
lied from all dangerous ami sl?l lng
affects. Those who have tried :<uy
that it acts Uko magic, by {ii ?oro
sffectivo and certain than Iii? old
style calomel, heretofore >m
mended by all physicians.
One Calotab on the tongue >ed
Limo with a swallow of water- it's
all. No salts, no nausea lb tho
slightest Interference with eating,
work or pleasures. Next ttl lug
your cold has vanished ami our
whole system feels refreshed r pu
rified. Calotab8 ls sold only \- jrig
inal sealed packages, price th -five
r-ents. Recommended and g < <
teed by all druggists. Your : ney
back if you are not delighted
!)VEU THE TOP OK TWO l l. rs.
S. T. Russell Writos of His AV<
the Hattie Front?.
Mrs. W. O. Russell, of the , >or j
section of Oconoe, has receive' the ?
following letter from her so:>, T,
with the American forces in Pi ice:
Somewhere in Prance, Sopt. . '.
My Dear Mother:
Thia is tho second time I have men j
over tho top-and on different. nts .
each time. in tho first di.
made everything was carried !,> j
the inimit?, and was really ire ?
successful than we had expeCtOi SVe ;
advanced 30 kilometres In titi . lye
and captured between fiftetth tul !
twenty thousand prisoners and lea !
and piles ol' ammunition, on -, m j
dred cannon, and more machltt? " i\i
and rides than wo have been t ?
count up yet. Our casualties
very small. We had none capt
and but few were killed or wo i :
I first started picking up hoi ?
rifles, pistols and lots of din' (lit ,
things for souvenirs, but I soon l .1
that they were too burdensome, i cl
threw them away. I got two- i . j
man wool blankets, three pal' of
woolen gloves and two pairs of id ;
socks, ail of which 1 am haugh, oh
to for tho real cold weather w. . i
Tho drive we aro now in hns ?volt
started. It began three days ;.'.o,
and after tho first day we advr. ?od
and have since been, and hope to 'OH
tlnue, using German dug-outs.' The
one I am now in had stuff of all !< nds
in it. I think it had been used s a
telephone station, and this pap T I
am writing on is some that they lett
Wo have just stopped firing with inc
artillery for a few minutes for KV
Infantry tn advance and nov, .
is just one con inuoua clatter <Si u\?
chino guns and rifiea In froht h.. [\&
infant''? nm- .uj.oplaiiot- h.' >? ,. 1
drooped tia i mesa gc saylni < ,
In fan tn is doing lino work < ?fin !
advancing. Guess we will move our
artillery up closer In three or four
hours. Aeroplanes aro flying over us
just like swarms of birds. We can
seo "scraps" between tho Allied and
German planes most any time during
each day. Am wonderfully glad to
be able to say that now we have the
control of tho air. This morning the
Gei lnaus flew?over our lines and shot
down one of our balloons. The two
men who were In it jumped out and
came down in their parachutes un
hurt. One of tho German planes was
shot down by our planes and fell
about two hundred yards In front of
this dug-out that I am in. The man's
bead was crushed all to pieces.
Lieut. Sneed and I went out to bury
him alter about an hour, but found
others digging a grave for him. We
are going ahead in this drive just the
same as In the other one. Gorman
prisoners are being sent back by the
scores. Am told that this is the blg
gost drive ever made by the Allies,
and extends practlcaly to all fronts.
Have just heard that tho whole drive
is succesful.
October 2d.
We were ordered to advance, and
I haven't had a chance to finish this
letter till now. Am now in a hole in
the bank of a road with iLleut. Speed.
We dug this ourselves, and it being
behind a hill, wo are pretty safe from
shell fire. Wo both stayed in this
little bolo last night and felt pretty
comfortable until there came up a
rain. Then the water ran clown under
us, so wo just put down our steel
helmets and sat on them till day
light'. Wo may bo hore again to
night-can't tell yet. Am going to
try to lix tho place better, so that if
wo are still here we can be a little
more comfortable. 1 stay right with
Lieut. Speed all the time and help
him "fix up" tho wounded and send
them io a field hospital. Wo have
seen all the horrors of war and have
been through with lots, but we don't
mind the hardships as long as wo can
got by as well as we have so far. I
can't tell you near all I want to, but
will say this much: We are giving
the Hermans just. what, they need,
and will soon wind them up. Then
we ? an como homo with a story of
war to tell.
I haven't been wounded yet; my
health is good, and 1 am ?Otting just
about everything a soldier can ex
pect to get at tho front.
Have just heard that we are going
to bo relieved and we will then go
back for a rest. Wo have been on
Ibo go now-day and night-rfor
nearly a month, so I am getting anx
lons for a bath and a change of
clothes. Don't think I have "coot
les on me yet, but 1 feel like lt-all
Hopo you aro all well and happy.
Vou must let tho balanco of tho fam
ily hear from mn through you, for I
san't get a chanco to write to all of
them. Keep tho family fires burning
?ind I'll soon bo back-probably by
fan nary, Your devoted son,
S. T. Russell.
Grove's Tasteless .chill Tonic
lcstroya the malarial germs which are transmitted
o tho blood by the Malaria Mosquito. Pi leo 60c.
Youth Known to Many in Oconoo.
Died in Country's Service.
Highlands, N. C., Nov. 4.-'Editor
Keov/eo Courier: Mr. and Mrs. A. G.
Edwards, on laBt Sunday, received a
telegram from Washington, telling
Lht m that their son, Garcia C. Ed
wards, had been killed in action on
Sunday, September 29th. Tho family
were shocked boyond measure.
Garcia gave his life in the noblest
of noble causes. Ho has helped to
avenge tho sinking of the Lusitania,
the despoiling of Belgium and the
ruthless destruction of portions of
Erauce, Italy, Serbia and Rumania,
and ho helped In the great work of
protecting our own dear America
from the intended ravaging of the
greedy Hun. Ho died close to the
Stare and Stripes, helping to keep
tho bloody Hun away from tho homes
of our noble women and innocent
little children. We honor his mom
my and grieve with those*who are so
morely stricken in his death.
Garcia leaves father and mother,
lour brothers and three sisters
Grover, John, Fred and Ed; Mrs.
Arthur Dillard, of Dillard, Ga.; Miss
Mary and Margie. Margie was his
iittle pet sister. Ehe quietly keeps !
lier sadness to herself. Ed is in
amp, training for service "over
l?ore." Sloan Benson, another boy
rom this section, ls "over there." He
and Garcia Edwards were tho closest
of friends. There are many who will j
join with us in extending sympathy
to tho bereaved Edwards family, and
In the hopo that young Benson may
be returned to loved ones in the full
ehjoyment of his old-time health and
.-.trongth. P.
'Pnpe'.s Cold Compound" Ends
Coldn and Grippe In a
Few Hours.
Take "Pape's Cold Compound"
every two hours until yo'u have taken
ihiee doses, then all grippe misery
?-:oe3 and your cold will be broken. It
promptly opens your clogged-up nos
ii i's and the air passages of the head;
stops nasty discharges or nose run
ning; relieves the headache, dull
nes?i feverishness, sore throat, sneez- J
vu :, soreness and stiffness.
Don't stay staffed up! Quit blow- !
in.'- and snuffling. Ease your throb
bing head-nothing else in the world
P,i?es such prompt relief as "Pope's
CoW Compound," which costs only a '
few cents at any drug store. It acts I
without assistance, tastes nice, and
i vises no Inconvenience. Accept no
From "Our Hob" Marett.
/ Mrs. J. S. Glymph, of Fair Play,
recently received the following letter j
from "h0** brother Rohort T. Marett, i
in porvico with our forces in France;
? inorloan Expeditionary Povoes, j
Franco, Sept., 1 i? l ?.
My bear Sister uno Ali:
i knoW thal you think thai J have
forgotten you altogether, but you see :
that I have not. In fact, since our !
arrival "somewhere in Franco" we I
have been so busy that I really have j
not had time to write to all as I ;
wanted to.
Wo are now living among thc
Prench people, right in their own
villages, and I can say truthfully that \
they treat us with all kindness. I '
must tell you just a little about my
trip across. I enjoyed the trip just I
fine and didn't get the least bit sea- I
sick; but it went pretty hard with .
some of the boys for tho first few j
days out.. We first landed some
where In-. All of tho cul
tivated land is prepared just like
you would prepare your garden for
planting. Have traveled much, train
and by boat, since I saw you last,
and I have done some hiking, too,
which I thoroughly enjoyed after so
much riding.
Maude, you must tell mother and
father not to worry about me one
blt, for I think I can take care of
myself, and more than that, we are
expecting to eat our Christmas din
ners at home. 'Our motto is, "Hea
ven, Hell or Hoboken by Christmas."
I guess you have already heard that
How are all of the folks at homo?
Am sure they are well and enjoying
life. Maude, did you think of the
second day of September being my
birthday? Really, I almost forgot it
myself. It doesn't seem that I am 23
yoars old, does lt-when we think
back just a few years when we were
all just little kids at home?-you,
Albert. Haskell and myself. It scorns
but a few days. I would be so glad
to be back home this morning to go
to old Beaverdam with you. I can
Imagine now that I hear you calling
to me from down-stairs to "hurry up
or we will bo late." 1 know you bad
a good meeting this summer, didn't
By tho way, how was the Marett
reunion this year, or did you have
it? You must write mo real soon
and tell me all tho news, for you
know il will do me a world of good
and if-.en mo up considerably,
Well, .Maude, 1 could write you
much mort If I were permitted to,
but I will close and go to church,
which I do every Sunday over hero.
Give my lovo to Albort and Gladys
and tell Ihom to kiss Bob, Jr., for
mo, and i'll write to them later.
T^ll all (he folks that I am wull and
enjoying lifo to a certain extent. I
am. writing o ily to you, as stationery
ls sort of scarce. Give my love to
.loo and the kids, and most especially
to mother and fathor, and keop a
good supply for yourself.
Lovingly, your brother,
Robert T. Marett,
American Expeditionary Forces,
A. P. O. No. 791, Co. B, 321st Inftry.
Camels as War Animals.
Tho importance of camels In tran?
porting war supplies across the des
crts bas ofllclnlly been recognized bj
tho sultan of Egypt. Special medal!
wero conferred recently upon nntlv?
members of the camel corps for wai
service at exercises at which the. pre
Mentations were made by the sultan.
United War Work
Campaign Program
Th? campaign begins on Monday
morning, November ll, and end* at
midnight on Monday, November 18.
As approved by representatives
of the Government at Washington
the $170,500,000 will be divided as
follows :
X. M. C. A.....$100,000,000
X. W. O. A. 10,000,000
National Catho
lic War Coun
cil (including
Knight ?of
Columbus) ... 80,000,000
War Camp Com
munity Serv
ice.. 15,000,000
Jewish Welfare
Board. 0,500, (XX)
American li
brary Associ
ation.. 8,500,000
Salvation Army 8,500,000
Any aurpino will be divided pro
Letter from "Over There."
Thu following letter has been re
ceived by Miss Dessie Singleton, of
West Union It. F. D. No. 1, from her
uncle, Ed. Singleton, who is now in
active service with tho American
forces in Europe. He has ninny
friends in Oconee whoyvill be glad
to hear of him. His father'was W.
O. Singleton, one of Oconee's old
Confederate veterans, and mado his
home near Walhalla for a number of
years. At the time Ed. entered tho
military service, however, he was
living at Liberty, Pickens county:
Dear Niece:- .
I am feeling good to-day, enjoying
life and having a line time. 1 re-j
coi ved your nice letter a few days
ago and was Indeed glad lo hear from
you all. I hope all are getting along
tine, having good health and a good
time. 1
I have many interesting things of
which 1 might write, but will have!
to leave them off for a later date. 1
suppose you keep well up with youri
newspaper reading ?and know of the
victories being won by our boys. I
would be glad to be over In the States
to-day, but do not care to go yet, as
the war has not yet been fought to a
finish. I would be glad Indeed to be
back with you all again, but, on the
other hand, with my experiences now
behind me, I realize that there is yet
much work to be done over here,
and I think I can bo a better boy
when I get "back home." I am en
joying being over here, but my heart !
ls with you, and I think of you all j
every day. I can't realize that I am
five thousand miles away. It seems ;
that you a~e just "o"or the way" a !
short distance.
I hope iv bo .vith the \>o\* w.hen
the ivar la fougjhjc tb tl?i md,'wwi I
hopo m bo back home some d?) ni :
good health, i feel that l can bo
happier than ever before, for 1 moan 1
to be a true soldier like papa was |
in the war between the States.
In your letter you ask if 1 rem em-j
ber Mr. Whitman, the old preacher
friend of mine? Sure-I think be ia
a fine man. and I know all of you
enjoyed being at his meeting and
having him with you al home. 1 j
have not as yet seen any one over|
here 'from home that I know, except
one boy from Liberty. Write me the
names and addresses of some of those
you know, and maybe 1 will see some
of them some day when . I am going
around. I mean just any of those
you may know to bo In the service
over here.
Tell your papa that I don't think
there will be any use of him coming
over here, though I know, how he
feels about lt. You know, to be in
the army in time of war is not alto
gether pleasant, but I have managed
to land on top every time so far.
Will step for this time, with many
good wishes for all of you and for
my friends as well.
Much love. As evor,
Wm. Eddie Singleton,
Co. B 30?, Hq. and M. P., U. S. A.,
P. O. 791, A. E. P., Prance.
If Cross, Feverish, Sick, Bilious,
Clean Little Liver and
A laxativo to-day saves a sick child
to-morrow. Children simply will not
tako the time from play to empty
their bowels, which become clogged
UP with waste, liver gets sluggish,
stomach sour.
Look at the tongue, mother! If
coated, or your child is listless, cross,
feverish, breath bad, restless, doesn't
oat heartily, full of cold, or has sore
throat or any other children's ail
ments, give a teaspoonful of "Cali
fornia. Syrup of Pigs," then don't
worry, because it is perfoctly harm
less, and In a fow hours all this con
stipation poison, sour hilo and fer
menting waste will gently movo out
of tho bowels, and you have a woll,
playful child again. A thorough "In
side cleansing" ls oft-times all that
ls necessary, lt should be tho first
treatment given In any sicknoss.
Beware of counterfeit fig syrups.
Ask your druggist for a 50-cont bot
tle of "California Syrup of Pigs,"
which has full directions for babies,
child ron of all ages, and for grown
ups, plainly printed on tho bottle.
Look carefully and seo that it ls made
by tho "California Pig Syrup Com
Ho Did His Best, But
Tho witness had hoard the man
and his wlfo quarreling.
"Did ho seem to bo tho agrossor?"
asked tho lawyor.
"Very much so-ho kept trying to
say something," tho witness replied.
Buy n few Thrift Stamps to-day.
Siiy.s His Friends Thought ho Oosld
Not Recover.
Gained Thirty-Two I*.Minds by Tak
ing Tanbie, and Trouble?
Aro Gone.
"I already have gained thirty-kwo
pounds on Tanlac, and now every
body is amazed at my wonderful re
covery," was the remarkable state
ment by W. D. Jones, foreman on tho
feed door of an El Paso, Texas, smel
"About oight years ago," ho con
tinued, "1 was taken down with what
was called malaria. Thon my sto
mach got in a terrible fix, and what
littlo I did eat seemed to form lumps
in my stomach. I have gone as long
as three days without eating, except
ful case of rheumatism/ in my arius,
nock and shoulders. Though 1 tried
a glass of milk. 1 developed a fr. kni
evel yt bing 1 heard of, I Btee.dilV
grew worse, until I was helpless; 1
do not believe I slept throe hours
out of the twenty-four, and what
sleep 1 did get did not rest me.
"I dropped down in weight from
one hundred and sixty pounds to ono
hundred and eighteen pounds-just.
ti frame of skin and bones-and bad
spent over two hundred dollars for
treatment. I kept on going down
hill. A friend recommended Tanlac,
and after taking six bottles of it I telt
like a new man. I have actually gone
vip to ono hundred and forty pounds,
and I am gaining every day. I can
just eat anything I want, and have a.
lino appetite. Nothing hurts me any
more, and I do not know any better
way to show my appreciation than to
tell others how Tanlac helped me."
Tanlac, the master medicine, in
sold exclusively by Hell's Drug Store,
Walhalla; J. C. Cain. Oak way; Sa
lem Drug Co., Salem; Seneca Phar
macy, Seneca: Stonecyphor Drug
Co., Westminster; Hughs & Dendy,
Capt. J. H. Bligh*.
On September 26th, 1918, John
Hilary Sligh, once a citizen of Wal
halla, died at the homo of his dango
ter, Mrs. E. P. Mc.Cay, at Red HU),
Franklin county, Georgia.
Capt. Sligh was born in Newberry
county, South Carolina, In 1831. He
was the only child of David and Su
sannah Sligh. He was educated at.
Cokesbury Institute, where he was
converted and joined the Methodist,
church. His first wife was Miss Kate
C. Neel, a daughter of Capt. George
Neel, of Newberry.
Some time after the war between
the States Mr. Sligh moved to Ooo
nee. He was postmaster at Walhalla,
for ses ci ol years. Hero he marted
hin second wife. Misa Saille f-oa.
The Children by his ITH, w'U'ff i*r<??
.\rwod C. Monck O., David, T. Yin
coy, Hilary J ?or Walhalla) ; wrs
?. Y, Strahl lag, of Roswell, Qa.; ACxu.
J. D. McMahon, of Richland, and Mw.
E. L. Archer, of Spartanburg. Of
these Houck, David and Yancey are
Tho chilman by his second wife
aro: Miss Kittie Sligh and Mrs. H. I*.
McCay, of Revi Hill. Qa.; Otto Sligh,
of Atlanta, and Prof. W. L. Sligh, of
Homerville, Ga.
Leaving Oconeo Mr. Sligh mored
to Franklin county, Georgia, where
lie had si nco lived. His talents lay
along the lines of farming and mer
chandising, and in these he was suc
cessful.. His second wife died lo
189 6, and from that time forward,
when not visiting, ho lived with hie
(laughter, Mrs. McCay, he having (Hw
poscd of hts home place, lt had been
several years since he had visited in
Capt. Sligh was an honest, upright
Christian gentleman, who lived hin
professions, and on whose honor no
stain was ever found. He was a mest,
punctual attendant not only at the
preaching services in his church, hst
also at Sunday school and prayer
I meeting. These he attended uuti)
I within a few weeks of his death. Me
had no fear of death, but said that Tie
wanted to go. His pastor, Rev. H,?i.
Strozier, conducted the funeral ser
vices at Allen's Methodist churoh ot
Rod Hill, Ga., where he had boo* a
member for about 30 years. The
pastor deliverod one of the most
beautiful eulogies ever spoken ht
honor of the dead. A Friend.
Walhalla, Oct. 26, 1918.
Would Have Killed Worshipers,
On the British Front in France, No?.
6.-Amdrlcan troops who occupied fill
Martin-Riviere during the nd vases
.south of Lo 'Gateau recently discov
ered in tho belfry of a village church
a formidable charge of explosives.
By means of wires tho charge was
connected with tho monstrance on tho
hl?h altar in such a way that if tho
monstrance were moved an explosion
which would have brought the churo*)
down apon the heads of the worship
ers would have taken place. The o?
cer commanding tho American dte
tnchmcnts made ofllelal mention ef
thc matter in his report to his t*a
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