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WEDNESDAY, DEC. lil, 10121
(il.AI) CHRISTMAS TIME.
This is the last Issue of The Cou
rier before thu gladsome Christmas
I'av Al lliis time wo wish lo ex
lend tn each and every reader of The
Courier Ibo sincere wish that this
Christmas 'imo may hu one of joy,
ot" happiness, of blessings innumer
able. And it will he il we have so
lived that our lives lia ve blessed
others during the year. Aller all.
Christmn.s is hut tho redacting of
our lives, through tho beauty of thu
Christian attributes of humanity, in
to tho lives of otiiers about us. There
is no sol fish noss In Christmas joy
no thought of self, hut of others
ide (bought of that limitless joy and
happiness thai was the real i ssonco
of the One whoso hirth anniversary
we will soon celebrate. What a pity
hat we do not carry in our vision
he ever-coming Christmases of time,
Ivlng "Christmas lives" daily, giv
ng joy and happiness to others daily
As the groat festal day approaches
et ns think of this side of the big
[tiostloil of giving pleasure. During
he next twelve months lot us think
f giving pleasure, doing good, living
Christmas lives," which is nothing
lore nor ?ess than living Christian
ve?. If we will hut do this, what a
anson of great joy will bo the Christ
las-tide of 1022! At least we may
ry and wo can live with tho very
??fit of Christmas unmistakably ap
aren! in our dailv lives if wo but
We wisli for each and every ono
' our friends and readers a merry
XMAS SEALS-11 KA 1,111 IIONDS.
A few days ago a young mother
carno to a friend ia town and said:
"The doctors tell nie that I have an
advanced caso of tuberculosis and
should go to a sanitorium. I have
been sick a long time. Won't you
help me? Won't you write to a hos
pital for me?" She seemed to think
that she had practically no chanco of
getting well, and said, "1 would not
mind so much if il was not for leav
ing my little children, lt is so hard
to leave them. 1 don't know what
they will do." Thou she began to
cry. for she knew that soon she must
tell them bood-diyo forever. Her
friond has boen trying to got a place
for her to go. but every place seems
to be tilled.
There are sixteen thousand active
cases of tuberculosis in South Caro
lina needing immediate treatment,
and only one hundred and nixty beds
1o take care of them. Two thousand
lives are being wast ?nt [\\ south Car
olina by this disease annually, the
funerals alone costing $100,000. Tu
berculosis is the cause of one out of
? every eight deaths, and, disregarding
tho untold sorrow and suffering, it
costs the State an annual economic
loss of live millions of dollars.
The Ked Cross is trying to help
out in this situation They are pro
viding bods, helping lo build s.ini
toriums when? tuberculosis patients
can i; o for treat mont. They are em
ploying nurses, who hold free din
ics. They have nurses in eight of
the counties in our State, trying to
save Ute lives of many from the rav
ages of tins plague.
Christmas Seals and Health Monds
are being sold lo linance Ibis cam
paign against the while plague. Oniy
.i few days more remain In willoh
to Kuy those seals ?md bonds, Ihm
ibo ch ris! m.i s salo will be over.
11 ;i ve > on bough I il ny !
"I wouldn't mind ii so much ii* it
\v;it; not for my little children. I
don't know what tho> will do'" What
are yen going io say to thal mother?
Are yon Hoing lo s.iy. "I'll buy a
Health llond lo help provide a place
for yon io i'.o for Ire M ment ?
Christmas niorniiu; has como The
little elli!.hen aro Ulled with joy
Santa Claus ha.s left them so many
pretty things. They are .is happy as
they can bo, playing around a good
Christmas tire with their toys Hut
that mother nh, that mother! There
she sits, her hean a bon I io break,
her eyes lilied with tears as she lov
ingly watches them play with their
now toys, she know? that this is
her Inst Christmas with har darl
ings. Uoforo another year has passed
and another Christmas time has
como, tho white plague will havo ta
ken her away! Sho know? that next
Christinas her now happy children
will ho motherless orphans-"I don't
j know what will become of my chil
idren!" She might have been saved
1 to her children had there been room.
1 "No room. We have only a few
beds, ami they are occupied."
Won't you help provide room by
buying a Health Hoad and Christmas
Seals and help save lives of moth
ers and fathers, hoys and girls?
Loading Textile >?un Dies.
Concord, N'. C., Dec. 19.-James
W. Cannon, one of the leading textile
manufacturers of the entire South,
and father-in-law of David H. Blair,
United States Commissioner of Inter
nal Revenue, died shortly after six
o'clock to-night, following an illness
of several weeks. Death was due lo
heart trouble. Mr. Cannon is sur
vived by his widow and nine chil
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Ha^eTou Been a Good Boj??
] Who Said Santa Clans? i
I J j
1 WTiniiHnT?nnnnTntHtnHTTTHiniiinTnwtniiHW i
"Bo Coori tn All.
Dear Santa :
1 am a Itt t?o girl ten year? old and 1
I am going to school. I am in the (
fifth grado; I am taking music les- '
sons, anti I am practicing real goori
in order to got ino a little ring. I can
play several pretty pieces.
I have a little brother. His name
is Joe. I want you to bring him a
I have a little sister, too. Her
name is Donnie Lou. Please bring
her a litllo doll. You nerti not bring
us any fruits, for daddy has a store.
lie Koori to all tho other lillie
children, too. please.
Nour lillie girl. lone Clean.
Pair Play, s. C.. Dec ir,, i :>._> i.
A Pim?o ?md a Toddy Hour.
1 lea i' Sa II l-l :
Please bring mc a little plano, and
l have a sister, and she says please
bring her a lilt lo teddy bear. And WO
want stun?; MUS. oranges, raisins and
. onie prel . y i apples.
And .lo h.. careful and not fall
down the chimney. My stocking wili
he on one -nie of the chimney and |
Virginia's win be on ihr other .-iii".1.
Von will know which Virginia's, j
for hers is ?he smailes" l',e sure io
lill hers full, tor he is so sweet.
Your l;i ; friend.
Confed?rate? Vets, to Mool .lan. ii,
All Confederate veterans of noo
nee County are called to meet al the <
Court House on Monday, Hu? 2d of '
January, 1022, for the purpose of (
electing tho Pension Hoard for 1922. <
W. T. .Mcdill, Chairman. <
Oconeo County Pension Hoard. '<
Hold-up Man Wounds Tw?
Atlanta lo., Dee. 15.-B. Ol
Wost, Coi '.er, was shot
irobnbly fatally wounded, and
'ate detoctlve seriously woundeii her?
his afternoon hy an unidei
Ahito niau, who attempted to ho d
ip the jewelry store of Nat K
in Peachtree street. The wo.
.ohhor made his escape.
Tho Orinoko delta is shortly
?xplorcd hy British aviators.
MA UK 1*(>U It TAX MOT CR?
Walhalla. S. C.. Dec. 19, IP
Tho Auditor's Office will he open
o receive Itel urns of Real and Per
sonal Properly for taxation from tho
1st day of January, 1022. to the 20th
lay of February, 1021, inclusive.
Th.- real estate, lots and buildings
ire to be returned this year. Tax
layers will be careful to list oxa.v y
ho number of ncros, number of K?*.s
md number of buildings on their re
urns, as the assessment made no v
?rill stand for the next four yen ;.
The Township Assessors aro required
>y law to Hst all those who fail to
nako their returns within the ".Imo
.equired by law. Hence tho difficulty
if delinquents escaping tho 50 per
.eut penalty, as well as the frequen
cy of errors resulting from this prae
ice. Hy all means make your own
.eturns. and thoreby save expense
All able-bodied men from 2 1 to fiO
..ears of ago are taxable polls.
For tho convenience of tax-payers
he Auditor or his Deputies will re
ceive returns at tho following times
January 3d . Madison
January ttl .Tabor
January 5th.South Union
January ('?tb.I'air Play
January Till .... Karie's Orovo
January 0th.Oak way
Janna rv 11th .Providence
January 12th .Friendship
January I ;ltli .lordania
January 1 (?th.Richland
January 17 th.N'ewry
January I 8th ..Clemson College
January 1 Otb .. Adam-' Crossing
January 20th .High Falls
January 2Isl .Salem
January 2Rd .Little Uiver
January 21th .Ta tn assoc
January 25th ... Mountain Host
January 2 fi th . Whetstone
January L'Tth.Long Cree';
January 28lh, Tugaloo Academe
Jan Suth and X I st ... seneca
Peb. 1st and 2d... Westminster
Returns will bo taken at nil places
rom 10 o'clock in tho morning utilf 1
' o'clock In the afternoon unless oih
RALPH M PIKE,
Auditor. Oconee Conn y, s C.
Dec. 2 1. 1 'J2 1. 1-tx
VOTICE Ol' FINAL SETTLEMENT
AND DISCI IA HOE.
Notice is horohy given that the un
lersigned will make application to
v\ F. Martin, Judge of Probate for
"iconee County. In the State of S Ml th
karolina, at his office at Walhalla
20lirl House.on Wednesday, the 18th
lay of January. 1022. at ll o'clock
In tho forenoon, or a? soon there
after as said application can be
heard, for loavo to make final settle
ment of the P?stalo of C. It. D. Burns,
Deceased, and obtain Final Settle
ment as Administrator of said Es
tato. C. W. WICKLIFFE,
Administrator of the Estate of C. R.
I). Burns, Deceased.
Dec. 2 1. 1021. 51-2
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS.
All persons are hereby notlllod not
to trespass upon any lands belonging
to or under tho control of the under
signed. This notice specifically pro-!
hiblts hunting or any entry upon tho t
sahl lands for any purpose whatso
ever without first having roceived
written permission from party whoso'
land is entered. Full penally of the
law will bo invoked against any ono
disregarding this notice.
W. W. FOWLER.
W. B. T. LOONEY.
.1. L. SLATER.
II. M. HA REINS.
MRS. E. A. ALLISON.
.MRS. M. J. (?ALLOWAY,
M. .J. COWAN,
MRS. PEARL DOVER.
MISS VICTORIA OREEN,
E. M. DOVER.
J. 1?. VA FOI IN.
MRS. A. M. MCGILL,
rt. II. ORR.
.1. A. LIPSCOMB.
.1. B. TRAM EL.
O. F. CANTRELL.
MRS. T. Y. CHALMERS,
MRS. 10YA TODD.
.1. C. RANKIN.
J. P. YOLRAT1I.
W. F. ORR.
.1. 10 GRANT,
J. T. LAV.
MRS. M. E. LAV.
W L. MILLER.
MRS. A. J. HUBBARD,
C. rt. CHALMERS.
T. 1?. EA DIOS.
.1. R. EAR LIO.
J. F. DAVIS.
T. G. WINCHESTER.
W. C. BURNSIDE,
J. H. CREEN.
A. M. LOUDERM ILK,
MRS. M. E. DAVIS.
MRS. M. J. McOAREY,
J. K. WINCHESTER,
W. J. HUNT,
LAW R EN CE AL EX AN DE it.
Dec. 21, 1921. 51-2'
SUMMONS FOR RELIEF.
1 i State of South Carolina,
ounty of Oconoo.
In Court of Common Ploas.)
aniel Williams, John A. Wil
liams, Aaron Pettigrew, Mose
W 3bb, Henry Williams. Hultis
Nfaxwell.Tecora Maxwell and Marv
;. I. Hix, Ransom Harrison and Ma
rnte Nelson, Defendants,
.unons for Relief.- (Complaint
Po tho Defendants Almvo Named:
i u aro hereby summoned and ro
ri to answer tho complaint in
ictlon, of which a copy ls here
served upon you. and to servo
:iy of your answer to tho said
hunt on tho subscribers, at their
on tho Public Square, at Wal
Court House, South Carolina,
.n twenty days after tho servlco
f if, exclusive of tho day of such
ie; and If you fail to answer
omplaint within tho Hmo afore
tho Plaintiffs In this action will
uppty to tho Court for the relief dc
!: u led In tho Complaint.
Dated this Kith day of December,
1921. W. J. SCHRODER,
C. C. P.
S H FLOR & HUGHS,
To tho Defendant, .Mumie Nelson:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: That
/OM aro horoby required to make ap
plication within twenty days after
the service of the abovo Summons
.ipon you, exclusive of tho day of
mch service, for tho appointment of
i Guardian Ad Litern to appear and
represent you in said action; and if
rou do not make application within
:he time prescribed, Plaintiffs will
ipply for tho appointment of one for
December 16th, 1921.
S HELOR & HUGHS,
Dec. 21. 1921. x5 1 -1
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF OCONEE.
In Court of Common Pleas.
.Pursuant lo decrees of the afore
laid Court, in the cases named below,
will offer for sale, to the highest
>tdder, In front of the Court House
loor, at Walhalla. South Carolina, on
dONDAY. the 2d day of January,
92 2, between the legal hours of
ale, the tracts of land below rio
lank of Walhalla, a Corporation
created by and existing under and
by virtue of tho Laws of tho State
Of South Carolina. 1'laintiff,
olin Carter and Jesse S. Carter and
American Wholesale Corporation.
( Baltimore Bargain House, i a cor
poration created hy and existing
under tho Laws of the Stale of
Lor NO. I All that certain pleca,
in ree I or lot Of land, situate, lying
md being in the Town of Westmin
itor, of the County of Oconoo, state [
>f South Carolina, fronting oil Main 1
itreet ,",u feot and running back 1 ."">S
'cot, .same being in form a parallelo
gram, and on which is situate tho i
argo two-story brick storehouse once
occupied by J. & J. S. Carter in
;heir merchandise business, and bo
ng tho samo lot of land convoyod to
:ho Carter Morchandlso Company by
Mrs. M, J. Carter by dood bearing
lato January 25, 1895, and recordori
n Clerk's OfTlco, Oconoo County,
Just in Time
w? For the Holidays. ^
Wc have just received a shipment of Pure White
Table, and shipment of Johnson's White and Gold
Band Porcelain. Both patterns are very attractive
and popular-thc prices less than wc have been
able to offer since war times came on,
COMMUNITY SILVER WARE, VARYING
Call and see what we have.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and
Prosperous New Year, we are.
Ballenger Hardware Co.,
Seneca, S. C.
Winier Time Is Here.
JUST RECEIVED A CAR. OF
Stoves arid Heaters
YOUR HOME, OFFICE, SCHOOL OR CHURCH.
SEE US NOW.
Whitmire-Marett Hdw Co.,
WESTMINSTER, S. C. WALHALLA, S. C.
Farming Under Boll Weevil
Tho Mexican Holl Weevil ho?
invaded our County and has estab
lished n homo for l?msolf on nearly
every farm,whore, if not destroyed,
he will pass tho winter safely, and
will !>o ready early next spring to
multiply and dostroy all tho young
cotton squares as fast as they aro
grown. If wo maintain our credit
and present prosperity, conditions
demand that wo change our present
fanning methods at once.
A careful study of tho habits of
tho Boll Weevil will show that ho
moves once a year, and that is in
August. Now, if wo will clean ap
our fields onrly this fall by chop
ping and turning under all cotton
stalks and burning off all terraces,
ditch banks and other places whore
tho Weevil has hibernatol for tho
winter, wo cnn kill tho Weevils out
and leave our fields freo from the
pest, and thon, by thc I pro?
per farming methods,
ot grown bolls can M, < .,
boforo tho Weevil co* >i ? tn con ii
annual movement, in ? st
As a safe program for farming
novt year to combat tho Weevil wo
would suggest 20 acres to tho
plow, planted aa follows:
Six acron to cotton, followed by
small grain in tho fall.
Six acres to corn, wi til velvet
beans and peas planted in com.
Six acres to small grain-two
acres each to wheat, oats and rye.
Two acres to truck crops, con
sisting of Irish potatoes, syrup
cane, sweet potatoes, melons and
Ih-oparo tho ground well, plant
early, using an early-maturing va
riety of cotton; fertilize liberally
and cultivate intensively.
Bank of Walhalla, Enterprise Bank,
Walhalla, S..G Walhalla, S.?C.
The Bank of West Union,
West Union, S. C.
South Carolina, on February 22,1
1895, in Book R, pago 455.
SECOND-Farm of John Carter, i
All that certain pieco, parcel or tract j
of land, situate, lying and being In i
tho County of Oconeo, State of South
Carolina, near tho Town of West
minster, on tho northeast side of tho)
public road loading from Westmlu- !
stcr to Oakway, adjoining lands of
C H. Miller, J O. ?3. Haley and otb- ?
ors, containing nineteen (10) acre,
moro or less, (less two and one-fifth
(2 1-5) acres which has been roloas
ed from tho Hon of this mortgage),!
?md the same tract of land conveyed
to J. S. Carter by W. F. Furgorson
hy doed dated Doc. 12, 1911, re
corded in Clerk's Office, Ocouoo
County, on February 12, 1912, in;
Hook PP, page 87, and being tho
^atno tract of land conveyed to .fohn ;
('arter by Josse S. Carter by deed
ilated the 5th day of July, 1915, and
recorded in Clerk's Office, Oconeo
County, South Carolina, in Deed
Hook irt', pogo 3'18, on the 5th day
?>f July, 1915, !
THUMS OF -'ALF One-third cash1
rm day of sale, and balance in two
?qual annual installments, with leave
lo die purchaser, or purchasers, to
untlcipato payment of all or any por
tion of i lie credit part, at option;
tho credit portion to hear interest
from the day of salo al the rate of'
eight per cent per annum and bo!
secured hy bond of tho purchaser, or,
purchasers, and mortgage of tho
premises; that tho purchaser, or pur-,
chasers, be requirod to ?usuro tho,
buildings On tho said premises nt
three-fourths of their value, and as-j
sign Ibo policy or policies of insur- j
anco 'o tho Master, and In tho event
of tho purchaser, or purchasers, fail-1
lng or refusing to so Insure tho build- j
ings as above dlroctod, tho Master ?
may do Ibo samo and collect the pre
mium as part of tho Judgment of I
tho Plaintiff horoln, but for tho ben
efit of bo'.h plaintiff and Defendant,
American Wholesale Corporation,
(Haltimoro Bargain IIouso) ; that in
ovent of failure of tho purchaser, or
purchasers, to comply with the terms
of sale within flvo days from day of
salo, the Master do re-advortiso and
ro-sell said promises on tho follow
.g Salesday, or eome convenient
Salesday thereafter, at the same
place and on the samo terms as here
tofore sot out, at tho risk of tho for
mer purchaser, or purchasers, and
that ho do continue so to do until
ho shall have found a purchasor, or
purchasers, who comply with tho
terms of salo.
Purchaser to pay extra for papers,
stomp and recording mortgage.
The above properly sold at tho risk
of former purchaser.
W. O. WHITE,
Master for Oconee County, S. C.
Hoc. 14, 1021. 50-52
Tho State of South Carolina, Coun
ty of Oconee.- (In Court of Probate)
-By V. R MARTIN, ftso,.. Probate
.Mulgo.- -Whereas. H. T. Burton has
made suit to mo to grant him Let
ters of Administration of tho Estate
Of and Effects of Mrs. Susan A. Dick
These are, therefore, to cito and
admonish all and singular tho kin
dred and creditors of the said Mrs.
Susan A.Dickson, Deceased, that they
bo and appoar boforo mo, In tho
Court of Probate, to bo held at Wal
halla Court House, South Carolina,
on Wednesday, the 28th day of De
cember, 1921, after publication here
of, at I 1 o'clock In the forenoon, to
show cause, if any they have, why
the said Administration should not
(liven under my hand and seal this
13th day of December. A. D. 1921.
V. P. MARTIN,
Judge of Probate for Oconee Co., S.C
Published on thc M th and 21st
days of December. 1021, In The Keo
weo Courier, and on tho Court House
door for tho time prescribed by law.
Dec. 14, 1921, 50-51
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