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BOUNTY LAND LOCAL NEWS.
-Special Election for Extra Tux Levy Carried by Close Margin. Bounty Land, April 25.-Special: Mrs. J.E. Lewis, of Picken?, is spend ing some time with her sister, Mrs. W. H. Hughs. Russell Fennell and a friend, Ralph Singlotary, of Clemson Col lege, spont the week-end with rela I tl ves of the former in this commu nity. Mrs. J. 'B. Pickett, of Sandy ?Springs, was a guest tho latter part of the week of her daughter, Mrs. W. D. Wright, having como to attend the convention of grandmothers hold nt tho homo of Mrs. W. H. Hughs. John Ballonger was hi Clinton' the week-end, having gone to attend tho funeral of a friend. Everett Jeffries, of Clemson Col lege, was a guest for a few days at tho home of R. D. McDonald. There will bo preaching at Rich land church next Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday mornings. The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will bo observed on Sunday. Rev. I. E. Wallace, the pastor of the church, will conduct these sorvices. 'Miss Winnie Gnmbrell ls at homo with her paronts for a vacation, tho school at Ebenezer having closed. Miss Gambrell was a teacher In this school. Tho election held Saturday at the Bounty Land school house for tho purpose of voting on an extra four mill tax for the running expenses of tho school came near resulting in a tie again, there being 28 votes for and 26 against. Tho olectlon was quietly managed, all tlio voters hav ing made up their minds as to how they would vote. Miss Sallie Davis ls at home again after a visit to the homo of her uncle, Matthew Davis, near Clemson. Mr. and 'Mrs. J. B. Shanklln and family, of Andorson, were in the com munity Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hollomnn, of Seneca, visited al the homo of the latter's mother, Mrs. Mattie McDon ald, the first of the week. Capt. S. K. Dendy, of Walhalla, ls expected to-day at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ballenger, where the 78th anniversary of Capt. Dondy's birth will be appropriately cele brated. May he live to celebrate yet many moro anniversaries of this date, and may all bo as bright as to day. Born, unto Mr. and Mrs. Jonah Cobb, on Sunday, tho 17th, a son. iMr. and Mrs. J. D. Stewart are also rejoicing over the Inte arrival of a son. Miss Linnie Stewart, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. W. R. Lynch, returned a few days ago to her home in Pickens. Mrs. Matte Rankin Brown return ed last week to her homo In A Hills ton, Ala., after a visit of several months at the home of her sister-in law, Mrs. R. N. Rankin, and other relatives in tho vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes, who have . boen living in this community for several months, moved last week to Atlanta. Miss Lola Wyloy returned the lat ter part of tho week from Greenville, whore she had been visiting her sis ter. Mrs. Jones, Miss Lula Wyloy and brother. Wain, visltod at Oakway Inst week. Miss Esther Edens, of Plcknes, is spending a few days with her aunt, Mrs. W. lt. Lynch. Stiles Hughs and Davis Sanders were among the representatives from the Seneca High School to the Athletic and Oratorical Association meeting, which was held In Colum bia last week. The grandmothers' gathering nt Mrs. W. H. Hughs's last Thursday was one of the most dollghtful occa sions at all. Quito a number of the grandmothers wore present, and, strange to say. not an old one among them, all being young of heart. Two or th.ee Interesting contests fea tured tho occasion, these being fol lowed by an elegant salad course, which wns a most pleasing featuro of tho program. Rainfall and Temperature. Below ls a record of meteorological observations taken by H. W. Brandt, co-operative observer of tho Weather Bureau of tho U. S. Department of Agriculture, during tho week ending April 24th, 1921. at 7 p. m. (Tho Instrumental readings nro from gov ernment standard instruments ex posed In tho manner rocommondod by tho chiof of tho Woathor Bureau?): Character ot Day. Date Tempera ture. xt 60 m April 18-Clear .. . April 19-Clonr .. April 20-Cloar .. April 21-Ptly cldy April 22--Cloudy. April 2.1-Cloar .. April 24-Cloar .. Total rainfall ..1.13 93 20 00 7 1 7 3 7 1 70 80 84 32 32 39 45 50 50 46 ?$. HOME DEMONSTRATION * 4* NOTES. -fr -. . . ^ ?I? ^ 4 ?f* 4* *i* ?fr ?fr .!. Ofllcors? Council nt Fair Play. On Tuesday afternoon, April 19th, the officers of the Home Demonstra tion Clubs of the county met at Fair ! Play with Mrs. Louis Olymph, for| tbo purpose of organizing an officers' j council. Miss Lois Watkins, Pied mont District Agent, was prosent and made a talk on the purposes of tho organization. The members of this council will study the needs of their respective communities and plan the work accordingly. The fol lowing officers were olected: Mrs. James Phlnnoy, of West Union, pres ident; Mrs. W. C. Mayes, of Fair Play, vico president; Mrs. Louis Olymph, of Fair Play, secretary. Mrs. Glypmh was elected delegate to tho State Short Course nt Winthrop College, beginning Juno 31. 'Stand ardized butter, egg circles and health work with tho children were some of tho topics discussed at tho meet ing. Tho council will meet at South Union tho last of May to plan com munity meetings for tho summer months. Delightful refreshments wero served by the Fair Play club. The Cooking Clubs at Fairfield and Richland held meetings on Wed nesday. The lessons in both clubs were on milk dud eggs, which are two of tho best building foods for tho body. Eggs are rich in iron, which is lacking in the otherwise perfect food-milk. This combina tion is particularly good for young children.* On Thursday we talked to tho ladies at Tabor about organizing a Home Demonstration Club. Also talked to the ladies and the children prosent about the rules of health for children. On Friday we measured about 75 school children at the West Union school. After these children are weighed they will be told what they should weigh, and It is hoped that the children will become sufficiently Interested as to Induce them to obey tho rules of health and try' to reach tho proper weight. Tho Girls' Sewing Club at Wost Union mot Friday afternoon with 16 members. Instruction was given in cutting out garments. General Rules of Health. A full bath oftener than once a week. Brushing the teeth at least once every day. Sleeping long hours with windows open. Drinking ns much milk as possi ble, but no coffee or tea. Fating some vegetables or fruit every day. Drinking at loast four glasses of water a day. Playing part of every day out of doors. Ethel . Counts, County Home Dem. Agent. --.? Locals from Tamasseo. Tamassee, April 2,'i.- Special: Misses Maud Merritt and Julia Wat kins, two of the Fairfield teachers, wore week-end guests of Miss Anna bel Kelley. Misses Edwina Kelley, of Green-" ville, and Ovallne Kelley, of Seneca, were week-end guests of their par ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Kolley. Mr?? ?nd Mrs. William Orr are en tertaining an eight-pound girl at their home. Hayno Jones ls threatened with "flu" and bas boen confined to his bcd for a few days. We hope for his early recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Crosby, of Spar tnnburg, have been spending the past week with Mrs. Crosby's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Beard. Tho ten-months-old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Rogers died at their homo near herc on Sunday, April 17. Tho little one had some spinal trou ble. Tho body was laid to rest in the Whitmire - Methodist cometery on Monday at 11 a. ni. Tho boreaved parents have tho sympathy of many friends. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kelley and lit tlo son, Ray, and Lee Kelley left re cently for Asheville. X. C., whore C. C. and Leo Kolloy will be engaged will? the Carr Lumber Co. Albert Leo. of tho Pleasant Ridge section, was a recent visitor In this section. Wo had a wind storm Saturday which blew down some fruit trees, but lt was not such a great loss for the present, as the fruit has nearly all been killed. Major Wm. J. Stribling. of Wal halla, and Dr. Witherspoon Wallace, of Atlanta, wero recent visitors on business in this community. Dave White has returnod from North Carolina, whero ho had boen at work for tho past five months. Mr. Whlto will farm on tho Hayno Jones land this year. Tho D. A. R. school will closo on Thursday evening. Wo will regret vory much to seo tho good teachers leave. Subscribe for Tho Courier. (Best) SELLING OUT Mens and Boys Clothing at Half Price M J* Wool Serge Suits For Friday and Saturday MEN'S WORK SHIRTS, Made of Good Chambray $1.00 Value. -SPECIAL 69c. FAST COLOR PERCALES In Light Colors, 20c Value. -SPECIAL _12 l-2c. YARD APRON CHECKS Fast Color Goods, J 6c. Value, -SPECIAL ll l-2c. ^ HEAVY WEIGHT Sheeting, LL, 15c. Value. -SPECIAL 7 l~2c. For Men, all Wool Serge, in Blue, Brown and Gray, $25.00 and $35.00 Values, at less that Half Price. $9.95 FREE ! The First Customer to purchase a Boy's Suit on Friday and Saturday will be given FREE a $5.00 pair of Shoes. i FREE ! The First Customer to purchase a Men's Suit on Friday and Saturday will be given FREE a $5.00 "No Name" Hat. Men's Regular $40.00 Fine Suits. Here is another lot of splendid Suits, a nice selection of Fine French Serges in Blue and Gray, dj i Q H CZ Real $40,00 Values, going on this Sale at Half Price, only.4) > ? ? / MEN'S $30.00 SUITS. A splendid lot of Men's Suits, made of r nr all wool, material, going in this Sale, at ?-P * 3* / 3 MEN'S $50.00 SUITS. All wool,handsome patterns,good styles. <? 1A Sold as high as $65. A Real Bargain at $?'***<<J\J HALF PRICE ON ALL BOYS' SUITS. Boys' $12.50 Suits An absolute all-wool Cashmere Suits, made to give service, in good looking patterns and snappy styles at half price? $5.98 Boys' $14-50 Suits All wool Serge Suits and some fancy Cashmeres, were selling at $14.50. which was a real low price for them, at half price. $7.45 Boys' $18.00 Suits This is a lot of our best Suits we ever carried in stock. Some are fine quality French Serge and some all wool Cheviots? at half price. $8.95 Sale Begins Friday, April 29th, and Will Last Till Further Notice. L. BLUMENTHAL, WESTMINSTER, S. C. Now Hopo ?/ocnl News. Now Hope, April 25.-Special: There will not bo any Sunday school at tho church next Sunday morning, on account of the Singing Convention at Wolf Stake, as most of the people will want to attend the singing. Mr. and Mrs. Will Smith and fam ily, of Greenville, visited at the homo of G. I. Kelley the week-end. W. II. Glazener and two children will leave the first of this weok for an oxtendod visit among relatives at Spartanburg and Blacksburg, S. C. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Campbell and baby, of Friendship, wore spend-the day guests at the homo of R. B. Becknell recently. The many friends of Bobo Wood will regret to learn of his sorious illness at his home. Ills recovery, it ls said, ls doubtful. His mother, Mrs. E. P. Wood, who has also boon quito ill, seems to be somewhat Improved. Mrs. Eleda White and twin girls, Eunice nnd Eula, visited tho for mer's mother at Seneca recently. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Owens nnd family, of Newry, were recent spend the-day guests in tho homo of Mrs. Owens' parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas. Oscar Kelley and Richard New ton attended tho baseball game at. Central last Saturday afternoon. Everybody ls invited to attend tho B. Y. P. U. mooting at Now Hope overy Sunday night, beginning nt S o'clock. Following ls tho program for next Sunday night: Song; prayer i by T. M. Elrod; song; Scripture les son, by Geo. Wyatt; Introduction, by Miss Wannlo Morgan; "What tho I Transfiguration Meant to Jesus," by Mrs. R. B. Becknell; song; "What , tho Transfiguration Meant to tho DIs 1 ciplos," by Mrs. M. J. Stansoll; prayer, by L. E. Sloan; "What tho Transfiguration Means to Us," by Ruby Elrod; song. Fish bones and other discarded portions aro valuable as fertilizers. NOTICE OE ELECTION. State of South Carolina, Coutny of Oconeo. To (lie Qualified Electors and Reg istered Freeholders' of Legal Vot ing Ago in Fairflold School Dis trict No 7 3 ? PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: That an Election will be held at Fairfield School House on WEDNESDAY, the 4th day of MAY, 1921, between tho hours of 7 A. M. and 4 P. M., for the purpose of voting upon the ques tion of levying a Special Tax of Five Mills on all taxable proporty of said District, to be usde for school pur poses in said District, in accordance with Section 1742, Civil Code of South Carolina, 1912. Respectfully, S. H. SNEAD, H. J. RITTER, W. L. MILLER, Trustees Fairfield School Dist No. 73 April 20, 1921. 16-17 NOTICE OF ELECTION. Tho Stato of South Carolina, County of Oconee. To the Qualified Electors and Regis tered Freeholders of Legal Voting Age in Unity School District, No. ' 20: j PLEASE T^KE NOTICE, That an I Election will be held at Unity School House on WEDNESDAY, tho ' Ith day of MAY, 1921, between the I hours of 7 A. M. and 4 P. M., for tho I purpose of voting upon tho question I of levying a Special Tax of Eight ; Mills on all taxable proporty of said j I District, to bo used for school pur ? poses in said District, in accordance I with Section 174 2, Civil Code of South Carolina, 1912. Respectfully, J. H. BUTT, L. A. PELFREY, ADDISON LEE, Trus ' . of Unity School Dist. No. 20 April 20, 1921. 16-17 TEACHERS' EX A MI NOTION. Tho regular Spring Toachors' Ex amination will bo held at tho High School Building in Walhalla Satur day, May 7th, 1921, between the hours of nine and six. Tho usual nine subjects will bo included, as follows: English gram mar and composition, geography, physiology and hyglono, United Statos history, civics and current Good Fencing protects your live stock and growing crops. Alter harvest you can pasture fields as desired From year to year you can rotate crops scientifically. In fact? good fenc ing is essential to modern, profitable farming* "Pittsburgh Perfect Electrically Welded Farm Fencing, helps put farming on a business basis. It puts fields entirely under your control, enabling you to farm them most profitably* There are heights and designs of "Pittsburgh Perfect" fencing for every farm purpose. Zt is a perfected fence of uniform high quality, and every rod guaranteed. The electrical .weld makes it s\ one-piece steel fabric of great strength and dura bility ASee us for your fencing, barbed wire, staples, etc. ?C. W. Pitchford, Walhalla, S. C. 95 3 events, arithmetic, algebra, agricul ture and ibo theory and practice of touching. Spoiling, punctuation and neatness and similar points will bo Judged from tho quality and charac ter of tho examination papers. All teachers who hold certificates which expiro Juno 3.0th will please tako this examination, ns wo will not have another until October. New rules governing the renewing of First and Second Grado Certifi cates will ho published soon. Very respectfully, L. C. SPEARES, Superintendent of Education. April 13, 1921. 15-18 Stool ships carry about 20 por cont more cargo than iron ships. NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT ANO DISCHARGE. Notice is hereby given that the un dersigned will make application to V. F. Martin, Judge of Probate, tor Oconeo County, in the State of South Carolina, at his office at Walhalla Court House on Wednesday, tho 11th day of MAY, 1921, at ll o'clock in tho forenoon, or as soon there after as said application can be heard, for leave to make final settle ment of tho Estate of Marion Greor, Docoaaed,*and obtain 'Final Discharge as Administratrix of said Estate. ZENER GRIiBR, Administratrix of the Estate of Marion Greer, Deceased. April 13, 1921. 15-18