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To State Department of Education
for the Month of August.
The Tamaeeee school board has of?
fered the use of the Tamassee school
during the month of August to the
State Department of Education.
This school, owned by the South
Carolina Daughters of the American
Revolution, is located in Oconeo
county, about ten miles from Wal
halla, and is run during the winter
for the mountain girls . Tho board
was anxious that the property be
put to some educational use during
the summer, and therefore askod
that the State Department of Educa
tion locate there a community school
for the purpose of reading and writ
In co-operation with the board tho
State Department will establish at
Tamassee a camp for mountain girls
who have not learned to road and
write. Girls between the ages of Hi
and 30 will be admitted. Thc school
will embrace five hours, and, under
tho capable instruction which will
bo provided, great progress can be
made during the month. No money
will be charged for board, but each
pupil will be asked to bring to the
camp chickens, eggs, vegetables, etc.
Tho girls will be under tho charge
of an efficient matron. Only twenty
girls can ho taken in tho boarding
department. In addition to the
courses for the girls, courses in let
ter writing, fractions, etc., will he
given for the benefit of the people
who live in the community. This
is a great opportunity whereby am
bitious girls can learn lo read and
Any one wishing more informa
tion may write Miss WM Lou Gray,
Columbia, S. C.
Prominent Confederate Veteran Dead
Washington. D. C.. July IC.-Col.
W. A. Henderson, general solicitor
for the Southern Railway system, a
Confederate veteran, former Justice
of the Supreme Court of Tennessee,
and a notable figure in the political
life of that State for many years,
died here at 8.30 o'clock Saturday
morning in the Garfield Hospital. Ho
was 85 years old, and was In the 54th
year of his service with the law de
partment of the Southern Railway.
The funeral will take place Monday
at Knoxville, Tenn.
Col. Henderson's death ends a long
and notable career. Born at Tate
Spring, Tenn., July ll, ls>>. his
eur'y life was spent at Knoxville,
wt th (?ie exception of four year* in
Alabama, and one year with the
Cherokee Indians in ?North Carolina.
He was graduated from the Univer
sity of Tennessee and practiced law
In Knoxville until 1862, when he or
ganized a company of infantry for
the Confederate army. He served
with the Western army and the Army
of Northern Virginia, was captured
before Petersburg, but was exchang
ed and immediately rejoined his
command and was with it at Appo
He was a man of remarkable con
stitution, and had often been heard
to remark that after his 80th year
he had never had a headache or any
serious illness.
Deaf Select St. Paul.
Atlanta, June 1?-St. Paul, Minn.,
an eleventh-hour entry In the raco
for tho 1924 convention of the Na
tional Fraternal Society of the Deaf,
was selected as tho next convention
city at the Friday session of the lo
cal assembly. Friday was ladles' day
and tho convention officially will be
closed to-day.
A smoker held Friday night in
Taft Hall was attended hy about 200
delegates, while an equal number
went on a theatre party at the How
ard. The program for this tho last
day of the meeting includes morning,
afternoon and evening sessions.
The next time
you buy calomel
ask for
The purified and refined
calomel tablets that are
nausealess, safe and sure.
Medicinal virtues retain
ed and improved. Sold
only in sealed packages.
Price 35c.
Notes from Vp on Ch aa gu.
Chauga, July 18.-Special: All is
quiet in this section. We are having
fine rains and crops are looking un
usually good.
J. R. P'vier, of Greenville, preach
ed a fine ?ermon to an attentP 3 con
gregation here Sunday.
B. C. Wood has Just completod our
school building and our school will
begin its next session on July 25th,
with Miss Lottie Wyatt as principal
and Miss Laura Matheson, of Long
Creek, assistant. All of the patrons
of the school are urgel to be present
at the opening of the school.
Mrs. Susan Dickson, an aged lady
of this place, is a great sufferer from
cancer of tho face. We and hosts of
other friends sympathize with her in
her affliction.
Clarence Cothran, of Hopewell,was
a recent visitor hero with J. R. Sul
tles and family.
lt was our pleasure a few days
ago to meet Joseph Pelfrew, of tho
United States army. We had not
seen Joo In twenty-five years. He
ls the same Jolly old fellow, and wo
were indeed glad to meet him again.
He was thought to have "been dono
for" for many years, as nothing was
heard from him. This is his old
home hore, and all aro glad to have
him back with us safe and sound.
Tho good old lay-by time is here'
and a feast of good things is in store
for us now-apple pie and fried
chickens, protracted meetings, and
watermillions. All aro in order now.
Squeeze the Juice of two lemons
into a bottle containing throe ounces
of Orchard White, which any drug
store will supply for a few cents,
shake well, and you have a quarter
pint of the best freckle and tan lo
tion and complexion whitener.
Massage this sweetly fragrant
lomon lotion Into the face, neck,
arms and hands each day, and seo
how freckles and blemishes bleach
out, and how clear, soft and rosy
white tho skin becomes.-adv.
Local Nows from New Hope.
New Hope, July 18.-Special: The
school at this place began this morn
ing, with Willie Hawkins ns princi
pal, and Misses Young and Nealy, of
Plckens, and Mrs. J. B. McMahan,
of Fairview, and Miss Wannie Mor
gan, assistants. We wish them all
great success In their work.
The many friends of B. R. Tolllson
regret to learn of his serious illness
at his home and wish for him an
ii riv recovery.
Mi. s Sallie White left yesterday
for Kant's Grove, where she will re
sumo her work as teacher again in
the .school.
Miss ItJtta GlgMuer left |(o-day
also for Salem, where she will be one
of tho assistant teachers. We wish
those young lodies much success In
their schools.
Gen nar Boggs, Dock Thomas and
John Becknell will leave to-day on
a trip to tho mountains. They will
visit Whitewater and other points of
Ralph Whitmiro, of Bickens, who
has been in the army, has received
his honorable discharge and has been
visiting for a few days in this sec
Misses Edna and Leah Smith spent
tho past week visiting relatives in
Miss Pauline Mongold, of Whet
stone, has been a recent guest in
tho home of Mr. und Mrs. J. L. Kell.
Mrs. Mollie Holden and Mrs. Will
Holden, who have Just returned from
Charleston, spent last week at the
home or Mr. and Mrs. Ed. White.
They will soon leave for Atlanta, Ga.,
where they will Join Will Holden. He
is attending the government school.
HainlM>w Division Scores Harvey
Clevoland, Ohio, July 15.-Resent
ing a statement made in London by
Col. Geo. Harvey, ambassador to tho
court of St. .lames (Fngland), that
the war was fought by Ibo United
States from motives of self-interest,
delegates to the second annual con
vention of the Rainbow Division Vet
erans' Association to-day condemned
Col. Harvey. Thoy also condemned
the 1 Stil amendment to the Con
stitution of tho United Stntes.
A .resolution endorsing the stand of
tho South Carolina Chapter, which
recommended that Col. Harvey, "rep
resenting (we trust temporarily)
the United States at the court of St.
Jamos, bo deprived of his title of
lieutenant, colonel, conferred on him
In a bu,rst of generosity due to tho
hospitality of the State, and bo given
dislionorablo discharge from tho po
sition," was adopted.
Another resolution, declaring that
tho 18th (dry) amendment was
adopted whilo four million men wore
olthor in Franco or deprived of a
vote because they wore in camps at
homo, and advocating that no change
In the Constitution on any subject
bo made when men aro at war, was
unanimously passed.
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Mun Shot in Desperate Hattie on Lou
isiana Plantation
Monroe, La., July 18.-Four ne
groes were killed and Monroe Fer
guson, business man, was seriously
wounded in a 40-minute battle near
Ttayville, La,, resulting from an at
tempt of deputy sheriffs to arrest
two negro women charged with beat
ing a number of small white boya
they found in swimming .
Tho scene of tho clash was the
plantation of William Gaines, three
miles north of Rayvllle. A desperate
battle took place there lato yester
day, hundreds of shots being fired.
Tho dead are Cleo Collins, Charles
Kelley, Scott Dollllleld and William
Friday a group of while lads found
a swimming hole and wont to lt. Tho
negro women are said to have re
proached them for tholr Tack of
clothing, and tho boys retorted, and
trouble followed. Several of the boys
are said to havo exhibited to their
parents blue and white marks about
their necks where they had been
Yesterday morning deputies were
sent by the Richland Parish sheriff
to arrest tho women. Some hours
later they returned and reported that
they had been met by threats of
death if they continued tholr search
for the parties. They added that the
women, abetted by a number of ne
gro men. had gone to thc George
Collins farm on Hui ('allies planta
tion and had "fortified" themselves
A posse of 2? was formed. As the
citizens, some of whom aro said to
have been prominent merchants and
business men of Rayvllle, approach
ed the farm ,a volley of rille shots
greeted them mid a furious exchange
followed. The negroes were supplied
with a large quantity of ammuni
tion. A bullet pierced the thigh of
Mr Ferguson, the only white man
Many Counties in Sttite Domanding
Attorney General Take Action.
Omaha, Neb., July 18.-Following
two murders within IS hours, alleged
to have been committed by men car
rying 1. W. W. cards, sheriffs In prac
tically every county of South Dakota
to-day wired the Attorney General,
demanding that the State take im
m?diate action to curb tho outbreak
ol lawlessness, according to a dis
patch received to-day from Pierre.
Enforcement of the sections of the
codo relating to criminal syndical
ism was advised by assistant Attor
ney General Sickel, replying to tho
query of Sheriff Getchell, of Hand
county. Disarming of all "hoboes"
is advised by Sickel, along with the
enforcement of the statutes prohib
iting riding trains without payment
of full fare.
Reports of sabotage have been re
ceived from sections of the State.
Another shooting occurred at Mil
bank to-day, and officers are rouiii
Ing up tramps in the territory.
With the arrest of Al Hudson, ol
Bi8bee, Arizona, declared by Omaha
police to be an organizer of the I. W.
W., first Intimation that local train
crews wore being seriously troubled
by I. W. W. bands was brought to
light last night. Three ex-soldiers
wore slugged and robbed in local
freight yards here when they re
fused to join the I. W. W. organiza
tion, police gave out. Two other men
were refused permission to ride a
freight out of Omaha when they held
aloof from the band. Similar reports
over the State are reaching Omaha
daily. Guns ar i being used freely by
the I. W. W.
Rainfall and Temperature.
Below ls a record of meteorological
observations taken by H. W. Brandt,
co-operative observer of tho Weather
Bureau of the U. S. Department of
Agriculture, during the woek ending
July 17th, 1921, at 7 p. m. (The
Instrumental readings are from gov
ernment standard Instruments ex
posed In tho manner recommended
by tho chief of the Weathor Bureau):
Character of
July 11-Ptly cldy.; 93 fi?
July 12 - Ptly cldy.; .18; i>3j 6.1
July lil-Ptly cldy. I.... I] 8 51 65
July M-Ptly cldy..... 8?! 67
July 15 - Ptly Cldy. 1.86 87 60
July 16-Ptly cldy.: .33 87! 67
july 17 - lUly cldy. ;........ 68
Total rainfall . . . 2. 36
To Clean Neville Cemetery.
Wo want to meet at tho Novillo
grave yard on next Saturday, July
23d, to clean it off . Evorybody inter
ested is Invited and urged to como
and lend a band in the work. Como
early--and remember tho day, next
Saturday, July 23.
W. H. Dorsey.
Your home is mad?
to enjoy, for no other fo
ly or spiritually, as mus
love and desire for mus!
Your visit to our si
ever an essential part of
. people realize the wondt
For this reason we
of business is not mcrel
given so cheerfully and
obtaining the maximum
And, furthermore,
matter of payment, mak
lars a montn-so few tl
Prison I Irai k - Historic Ponnslyvn
niii Institution Portly Wrecked.
Pittsburg, Pa., .Inly IS.-A dozen
or more prisoners at ibo Old West
ern penitentiary are known to have
boen siiot, some being seriously in
jured, and a large part of tho his
toric old Pennsylvania prison is in
ruins after a lire which started Just
after noon Monday, with a riot
breaking out in the dining room at
the same time. A number of prison
ers were burned and sorlously in
jured by falling timbers.
At 2.30 o'clock the fire was put
under control, but the tumult within
the prison had not been quelled.
Calls were sent out for State troops.
A policeman who left the peniten
tiary building at 3 o'clock reported
that eight persons had been killed
during the uproar within the build
ing. This statement was not con
firmed from any other source.
Prison guards, augmented by city
policemen, deputy sheriffs and civil
ians, patrolled the prison yards to
prevent the escape of hundreds of
terror-stricken and desperate prison
in mldirlternoon there was a storm
of doctors and iiur?cs entering tho
prison gates in responso to urgent
calls from the prison authorities.
Prisoners were making mad ef
forts to smash the bars to their win
dows as the heat grew more and
more intense.
Just before 2 o'clock there was a
rattle of what seemed to he gunfire.
Unconfirmed reports said that many
prisoners had been shot In a resump
tion of the riot.
Before all the prisoners had been
safely removed from the south wing
every window In that section of the
prison had been smashed. Burning
embers wore blown far and wide and
for a time threatened to causo a bad
conflagration in Lower Allegheny.
Part of the firemen had to turn at
tention to this menace, and more fire
companies were hurriedly summonod
from Pittsburg.
Lightning lieft Pccruilnr Mark.
Eastman, Ga., July 15. - Struck
by a bolt of lightning yesterday af
ternoon, Travis, the young son of J
J. Grimsley, still lives and carries on
his back a photograph of a cedai
The boy was sitting in a swing or
the front porch of his homo when t
Hash shattered a cedar tree a few
feet from tho house. The current
passed through the boy's body, ren
dering him unconscious, ile recov
ered in a few minutes, and members
of the family found a photographic
plate of a tree on his hack.
Jakio "Burch, 15 years of age, a
son of C. C. Burch, was also struck
by lightning, A round hole was
burned in his cap. He was uncon
scious for only a few minutes.
Death of a Little Girl.
West Union, Rt. 1, July 15. -Spe
cial: Little Lydia, the 3-yoar-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Captain
Bryant, died Juno 1, 1021, after an
Illness of only ono week. All was
donn that loving hands could do, but
God know best and called her home
to -live with Him. The remains were
laid to rest In tho Wolf Stake ceme
tery on Thursday at ll o'clock. Tho
funeral sorvlco was conducted by
Rov. M. J. Stansoll.
Little Lydia will bo greatly missed
in tho community, for she had many
friends, and there are many who will
Join with us in extending to tho be
roavod ones the deepest sympathy In
their sorrow.
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Il is with profound sorrow tbat wo
chronicle tho death of .lames Nich
olus Hutchinson, father of Mrs T.
l\ Anderson, of Westminster, which
occurred in a hospital at Columbus,
Ga., on tho morning of July r>th,
after an illness of only five days.
Mr. Hutchinson had a few days no
foro his death left Athens, Ga., for
Opelika, Ala., to visit his step-daugh
ter, Mrs. J, G. Crowder, and to at
tend to some business at tho old
home, when he was taken violently
Ell, and was carried to the hospital
at Columbus, Ca. His death was duo
to a chronic bowel trouble.
Having spent six mouths of thc
year 1920 in our midst, Mr. Hutch
inson had many warm friends here,
who aro saddened at his dopa rta re.
He was an honorable, upright, affa
ble gentleman, a brilliant conversa
tionalist, and made friends wherever
ho was known. Notiwhtstanding his
advanced age he was active tip to
Hie time of his lust illness.
.lames Nicholus Hutchinson was a
native of Salem, Ala., but moved a
few yours ago ,to Opollka, where he
lived until .?IS death of his wife on
Fob. 4, 1920. Since thou he mado
his homo with his daughters, Mrs.
Anderson, of Westminster, and Mrs.
Marvin Maynard, of Athens, Ga. He
was 81 years of age.
Tho deceased was for many years
a member of the Presbyterian church
and was a good and true man. At
the beginning of tho Civil War he
enlisted with the Georgia Infantry.
He was wounded by a minnie ball
through the leg at tho Hattie of
Chlcamauga on Sept. 25, 1963. He
was carried to tho hospital at Rich
mond, Va., where ho remained until
the close of the war.
Tho remains arrived on Thursday
morning on Train No. 36, accompan
ied by Mrs. Crowder and Mrs. Ander
son, and the funeral services were
conducted by Rev. A. N. Littlejohn
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ander
son at 10 o'clock. Tho Interment
. took place in Eastview cometery, tho
body being laid to rest by the side of I
the grave of his wife.
Mr. Hutchinson leaves his three
, children, N. V. Hutchinson, of Wl
ona, Miss.; Mrs. T. P. Anderson, of
? Westminster; Mrs. Marvin Maynard,
t of Athens, Ga., and his step-daugh
f ter, Mrs. J. G. Crowder, of Opelika,
, Ala,, to whom sympathy is extended
in their sorrow.
Attempts to Wreck Trains.
: Florence, July I.-According to
Information received in Florence to
. day three separate attempts have
been made within the past week to
i wreck trains on the line of the At
lantic Coast hine railroad, formerly
known as thc M. and A., betwoen
Florence and Augusta. A peculiar
feature of the attempts, none of
which was .successful, duo to the vig
ilance of the train crews, particular?
ly, the engineers and bremen, ls that
they were made at or very near the
point where Engineer Jos. ?Temple
was killed when his train was wreck
ed several weeks ago. Another pecu
liar feature ls that only Atlantic
Coast Lino trains were sought by
tho train wreckers, trains of tho C.
and W C. railroad having been al
lowed to pass without any attempt
at hindrance. In the caso of each of
tho attempts to wreck tho trains tho
ties and rails had boen tampered
with. The last train that passed
found that the switch had boen
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Hins will bo received until l 2
o'clock noon, on TUU USDAY, July
28th, 1921, nt tho Olllco ot tho Coun
ty IUK h way C inmission for Ooonoo
County, at Walhalla, S. C., for tho
construction ot' approximately 11.3
milos of the Highland Hoad between
Walhalla and Mountain Host.
Tho work consists of tho follow
ing approximate quantities
Necessary clearing und grubbing
within right of way
71,000 cu. yds. common excava
tion .
5.000 cu. yds. rock excavation.
0,000 cu. yd.s. top soil surfacing.
1.1 10 lin ft. 15-in. pipe.
1,560 lin. ft. 18-ln. pipo.
825 Un. ft. 24-ln. pipo.
Ito lin. fl. 3C-ln. pipe.
HUH Kitts :
54,250 fl. 13. M. bridge lumber.
4,8 15 lbs. hardware.
Hoad and bridge work may bo bid
on separately or collectively.
Work must bo completed within
150 working days and according to
the plans and specifications of the
Hids must be accompanied by a
Certified or Cashier's Chock or Suro
ty Bond, mado payable to W. L. Ver
nor, Chairman, a? a guarantee that
bidder will comply with tho terms
of his bid and execute bond and
contract within tho required time In
case such bidder is successful Tho
Commission rosers os the right ti' re
ject any and all bids.
'Plans and specifications are now
on Ale In tho office of Engineer J. N.
Stribling, Walhalla, S. C. For fur
ther particulars communicate with
July 20, 1921. 29
The State of South Carolina. Coun
ty of Oconoo.- (In Court of Probate)
-By V. F. Martin, Esq., Probate
Judge.-Whereas, W. J. Schroder,
C. C. C. P., has made suit to me to
grant him Lottors of Administration
of the Estate of and Effects of J. B.
BURGESS, Deceased
Those are, therefore, to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and cro?rors of the said J. B.
BURGESS, Deceased, that they bo
and appear before me, In the Court
of Probate, to be hold at Wal
halla Court House, South Carolina,
on Monday, the 20th day of Aug
ust, 1921, after publication hereof,
nt 1) o'clock In the forenoon, to
show cause, If any thoy have, why
the said Administration should not
be granted.
Given under my hand and seal this
13th day of July, A. D. 1921.
(Seal.) V. F. MARTIN,
Judge of Probate for Oconee Co., S.C.
Published on tho 2 0th and 27th
days of July and 3d. 10th, 17th and
2 4 th days of August, 1921, lu The
Koowee Courier, and on the Court
House door for tho time proscribed
by law.
July 20, 1921. 29-34
Your Attention
is directed and you aro Invited to
inspect tho most attractive Uno of
for the coining spring and summer
seasons, if you want to do justice to
yourself and your purse as well, have
your clothes tailored to measure. No
matter what your choice, wo have a
stylo to suit you and a fabric that
will please.
Well groomed men aro at a pre
mium. Thoy aro onvled, honored and
favored. Give us a fow minutes of
your timo now. Come in and look
ovor our Uno. It Is most complote.
Glover (Bb Holland,
IOS West Main Street,
It is said that tho Chinese are
deflinitely known to have boen the
first to mako and use macaroni.

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