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Great Loader of tho SoclaRsts Gains
Freedom as Christmas Present.
Atlanta, Ga., Dec 24.-Eugene V.
'Debs was formally notified to-day
that his ten-year eentcnco had beon
commuted to expire to-morrow, and,
ns far as could be learned, received
tho tidings calmly, reserving any
comment he might want to make un
til he is actually outside the walls of
the F?deral penitentiary.
Tho government will pr?vido lils
transpoitatton, live dollars in cash'
and a completo ou tnt of civilian j
clothes. He has his choice between
a dark blue or brown suit, but the
other garments aro uniform and in
clude a felt hat.
Tho Socialist loador has been
rooming in the hospital building dur
ing most of his tltme hore, nnd did
not mingle with the other inmates
Debs Now ? Frc? Mun
Washington, D. C., Dec. 2G.- \
warning against commercializing tho
notoriety which Eugene V. Debs has
recetvod, and '.ho hope that he may
"direct his talents to a useful pul
poso" was expressed in a statement
issued Monday by Attorney General
.Daugherty after a thirty-minute con
ference with tho Socialist leader a',
the Department of Justice.
Daugherty said that "no unusual
conditions" had been attached to the
commutation of sentence granted to
Debs for Ills release from tho Atlant i
prison on Christmas day.
"I have received a call from Mr.
Debs," the Attorney General said. "1
volunteered no advice to him and he
asked none. There were no unusual
conditions attached to his commuta
tion. His call upon mo was of his
own volition.
"I have nothing further to say re
garding Debs' call or regarding his
case, except that I hope he may di
rect his talents to a useful purpose.
And I trust the notoriety he has re
ceived may not be commercialized.
'I say this because I observe gather
ing about him nnd undertaking to
promoto him persons who have not
the best Interests of the country or
society at heart.
"His life's efforts, pursuing as he
has until now, when he is again a
free man, a theory erroneous In prin
ciple, should nol bo i'ommorclaltstf I "
Called '>y Harding,
^ it was !.!)>'.( -.v;'omi taut. .D-rtuj' re J
? u 'iiuulc conditional iipou his
K Uli n !.. rt <4 ?a lo q o m o td Wu sitia.? I < n
f o'..con fe re n< '. ?lite iiouae.
fThere was no official Information ns
to tho reason for Debs hoing sum
moned to tho White House, but it
v/as believed that President Harding
dosired to discuss with the famous
war prisoner and Socialist leader his
future activities.
As he neared "Washington Debs
said that ho was not permitted to
discuss his "mission," and that he
"had made a pledge that he would not
permit himself to bu interviewed. He
regards himself now as a free man
and expects to proceed from Wash
ington to his homo in Torro Haute.
Merfoan Officer is Executed Near tho
United Stute* Dino.
?Nogales, Arizona, Doc. 26.-Gen.
Francisco Reyna, who had figured
prominently In revolutions In Mexico
in tho last ten years, was executed
b? a Crlng1 squad In Nogales, Solora.,,
across the International. ?Uno- nero,
late tb-day. He was alleged to have
Veen caught digging rifles', snd'dlcs
land ammunition from the gro.ind
near Canosa, Sonora, fifteen mil^s
west of Nogales.
.Gen. Reyna, who had been living
In the mountains in Santa Cruz
?county, Arizona, ten miles northeast
&t here, was captured about f> O'Clock
this morning, and was taken to the
. Nogales jail, where ho was tried ly
a military court. Reyna's chauffeur
also was arrested.
Mexican ollicials said that after
Reyna was captured soldiers un
earthed thirty rifles, thirty saddles,
and about 4,000 rounds of ammuni
tion at tho spot where he was dig
ging. Reyna and his chauffeur wore
arrested by fifteen Mexican *. Idler?
under tho command of Capt. Fran
cisco Gonzales.
Reyna and about two hud rod fol
lowers, it is alleged, planned to
launch a revolution Jan. 1st. He was
chnrgod also with having had con
nections with the leaders of another
proposed revolution. Tho alleged
leaders of that affair woro arrested
in Nogales, Sonora, about a mouth
ago and wore executed shortly after
ward in Hermosillo, Sonora. Royna
was arrested by United States oifl
.clals hore al that tinto, but later was
tn France, during aerial manoou
veis over Metz recently, no fowor
than 220 bombing and fighting air
pianos wore In tho sky at ono time.
There wore no accidents.
Numerous Homo Gatherings for tho
Ohristmas Holidays.
?Bounty Land, Dec. 26.-Special:
Christmas greetings to The Courier
and all Its readersl
Christmas day was very quietly
spent in this vicinity. An interesting
Christmas program was rendered hy
the Richland Sunday school, consist
ing of sougs by the school, a recita
tion by little Miss Carolyn Wright, a
Christmas story interestingly told by
Miss Belle Stribling, an excellent rep
etition of the "Old, Old Story" by
Bruce Stribling. Kenneth Hughs'? j
violin accompaniments added de
llghtful harmony to the music.
Miss Mildred McDonald will enter-j
tain quite a number of her friends
Tuesday evtulng. ?
Mrs. Julia D. Shanklln had a fam
ily dining Christmas day. All her
children and grandchildren were
present, namely: Mr. and Mrs. A. (?. '
Shanklln and daughter, Miss Janie '
Neville,, of Clemson; Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Shanklln and family, of Auder- j
son; Mr. and Mrs. Morris Shanklln
and little daughter Sara, of Frank
lin, N. C., and E. R. Shanklln. Be- j'
aides these wore Dr. John Wickliffe,!1
of West Union, and F. L. Pickett, of
I Rockingham, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ballenger will
entertain their family at a dining on
Tuesday and are expecting Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Ballenger and family,
of Greenville; Rev. and Mrs. H. A. j
Knox and family, of Liberty, and Dr.
and Mrs. B. (). Whitten and family,!
of Clinton. ?
Mr. and Mrs. Giliner Hubbard are I
spending the holidays in Greenville. |
Miss Cary Doyle, of Sandy Springs, '
is with homefolks for the holidays. |
Bruce Stribling, of Cross Anchor. I
and Miss Belle Stribling and Mr. and ; i
Mrs. stiles C. Stribling, of Gaffney,'M
and David Stribling, of Clemson Col
lege, are at homo with their parents, j
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Stribling.
Miss Cornelia Foster will enter- :
tain her Sunday school class this af-j
tornoon with a Christmas tree.
Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hubbard are j
spending tho holidays with the lat- j
ter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gantt, of j
Liberty. |
Mr. aad Mrs. W. B. Jones, of 1
Greenville; and M?SB Vdn Wy
Ruby, nri A?'li Cieir parent?, Mr. and '
Mrs T. B. Wyley.
?. vir. Ws. ,>. H. Doyle, of S ri .
dorset), afc expected in thc Ddyh
ht.?nv Lo-dny
I mrs. D. A. Perritt will entertain
j the Grandmothers' Convention Wed
nesday afternoon In her home.
Mrs. Mattie J. McDonald enter
tained her family circle and connec
tion at a Christmas dining Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ellison and son,
of Greenville, aro visiting at the
home of M. K. Marett.
Herman Alloy, of Mars Hill; Char
lie Cater and George Nally, of Long
Creek Academy, are with their re
spective parents for the holidays.
The Christmas trees at both Rich
land and Bounty Land schools were
very much enjoyed. Tho Christmas
programs by the pupils showed ex
cellent preparation on the part of
teachers and pupils and wore heart
ily enjoyod by tho encouraging num
ber of visitors who attended.
Bride is Daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
.?asper imylo, or l>conee.
i There aro many in Oconeo who
will road with interest the following
announcement, cllppod from tho Au
gusta Herald of Dec. 18th:
"The marriage ls nnnouncod of
Miss Mary S. Doyle and Dr. Edgar
R. Pund, which took place at 1.15
o'clock Friday afternoon nt tho
manso of the First Presbyterian
church, Rev. Joseph R. Sevler offi
ciating. No cards had been sent out,
and there had been no formal an
nouncement of the engagement, and
the ceremony took place very quietly
with the Immediate family connec
tions only being present.
Tho bride was most attractive In
a costume of brown, all accessories
brown furs completing her toilette.
Immediately after the ceremony the
young couple left for a trip to points
In sou tl? Carplina, and will on their
return make * hoir home with the
groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. lt.
Pund. on upper Greene street.
Mis. Pund is the doughier of Mr.
and Mrs. Jasper Doyle, of Seneca, S.
C.. and is originally a South Caro
linian, but trained at the University
Hospital and has been located in Au
fc'isto for several years. She ls both
pretty and capable, charming In her
manner, and mos. ofneient in her
worlr, and ls hold in high esteem by
all who moot her oven casually,while
those who enjoy an intimate ac
quaintance with her are devoted to
Dr. Pund ls tho son of Mr. and
Mrs. H. It. Pund and is ono of Au
gusta's woll known young physicians
and one of tho most prominent of tho
younger physicians, and Is a young
Lives--I'ropcrty Loss Estimated at
Moro than $200,04)0.
Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 24.-Nine
persons killed, ono whito man and
olght negroes, more than a score in
jured, and property damage roughly
estimated at $200,000, was the toll
to-day of a windstorm which late
yesterday swept through half a dozen
farming settlements in Ciittendon
county, Arkansas, across tho Missis
sippi river from this city, and ap
parently spent it3 force in tho village
of Clarksdale, where a brick store
building, in which approximately 30
negro farm hands had taken refuge
frolic tho storm, was wrecked.
Payne Harrison, 22 years of age,
a clerk in tho store, was the only
whito person known to have boen
killed. Mrs. H. B. Hooker, whoso
home, six miles northwost of Clarks
dale, was torn from its foundations,
was among the Injured brought to
the city. Her Injuries are considered
Nearly all of the known dead and
tho most seriously injured were
caught In the collapse of the store.
Only meagre reports had been receiv
ed thus far, however, from several
farming settlements in the path cf
the storm, the effects of which were
felt over an area two miles in width
and 15 miles in length,
Seven Killed in louisiana.
Monroe, La., Hoc. 24.-One while
woman and six negroes were repor*
ed killed and several persons injured
in a storm which swept Morehouse
parish, near here, to-day.
Titree Killed in Mississippi.
Greenwood, Miss.. Dec. 24.-Three
negroes are reported to have been
killed and nearly a score Injured in
tornado which demolished a number
of buildings on the Dawson and Sut
ton plantation, six miles southeast of
this city, early to-day.
Ohio Diver Reaches Flood Staj;e.
?Pittsburg, Pa., Dec. 2 4.- Heavy
rains over the Monongahela river wa
tershed yesterday and last night
prompted the prediction by the Uni
ted States weather bureau hero to
day that a flood stage of 2 2 feet
would be reached In the Ohio river
by Christmas morning. It was added
thnt thc Ohio Vi il? ?!. to rise a
Utile abov< that \. ? nt. All tributarios
fire bani- ?lill mid turning Into tho
. 'ie tearful amount) ol water that
?viii probably ?6nd ho liver lo over
flow M tage ;
Was Ono of Lending Bishops of the
Sout hern Mot rodist Church.
Bishop Henry C. Morrison, for j
years the loading bishop of tho Meth
odist church, died on Tuesday nigh'.,
Dec. 2 0th, at lils home in Leosburg,
Fla. Tho body was taken to Atlanta
for burial. He was 79 years old.
.Bishop Morrison was known
throughout the world for his olo
riiienen and mental powers. Before
his election to the bishopric in 1898
he had been pastor of the First Meth
odist church of Atlanta for four
years. His election as bishop was
made at the same time as that of
Bishop Warren A. Candler. At the
limo of his election he was mission
ary socrotary of the Methodist church
organization, serving In that office
from 1890 until 189 8. His service
with tho First Methodist church of
Atlanta was from 1886 to 1890.
A Native o>f Tennessee.
Bishop Morrison was born In Ten
nessee, and his early pastoral wo;'k
was in that State. At the outbreak
of the Civil 'War he enlisted In the
Confederate army, and served
throughout the hostilities. At the
close of the war he became pastor of
tho leading Methodist church in Lou
isville. With the growth of hi? pop
ularity ho was drawn from tho Louis
ville Conference for large Rastern
churches, and his work then attract
ed national attention
During his service as secretary of
the missionary board ho conducted a
campaign which raised $150,000 for
missionary work. Ills election to the
olllco of bishop was made at the Bal
timore Conference, and his brilliant
career in that office ls known to nil
I hose familiar with progressive work
in the Christian church.
After many years of effective ser
vice In his church, and with the Infir
mities of an advanced age upon him.
Bishop Morrison requested that he
be retired in 1918. The conference
superannuated him, which put him
on an Inactive status. Since Ills re
ti rome nt ho had lived In Florida.
man whoso superior personal merit is
recognized by all who know him."
There are many friends of the
bride in Oconee who will Join with
Tho Courier in congratulating Dr.
Ptind upon his good fortune In win
ning tho heart and hand of ibis ftilr
daughter of Oconoo. Wo join with
hosts of friends in extending overy
good wish to the young couplo.
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Isaquoona School .
Following ls tho honor roll of tho
Isaqueena school for the mon tip end
ing Doc. 9 th:
First Grado-Elzlo Vaughan, Lil
lian Vaughan, Hazel Trotter, Karlo
Thompson, Velma Moore, Margin et
Clark, Lula Hunnlcutt, Elbert
Vaughan, Woodrow Haynes.
Second Grade-Nora Callas, Mao
Hello Clark, Nanc; Craig, Lois Hun
Third Grade--George Bowers, Ed
die Blackston. Olota Callas, Mildred
Cantrell, Christine Clark, Rossie
Fourth Grade - Pauline Clark,
Grace Nix, Asa Nix.
Fifth Grade - Charlio Blackston,
Charles Craig, (Mara Thompson.
Sixth Grade Leonard Bowers.
Seventh Grade-Flora Vaughan.
Eighth Grade Wade Thompson.
Sue Annie Todd, Principal.
Tho Kcowee School.
Tenth Grade - Fanannle Kelley
94,2, Carrol L: lidford 93.4, Henry
White 98.1, Hazel Tollison 02.6. Carl
Brown 91.4.
Ninth Grade- Fannie White 91.4,
Tinnte White 90.6, Cora Brown 00,
Edna Smith Ol).
Seventh, Sixth, Fifth and Fourth
Third Grade- Paul Chandler 00,
Orville White 90.
Second Grade Rupert Volrath 95,
Edith Robinson 05, Ruby Robinson
or?, Connie Smith 93, Mildred Tolli
son 9 2.
First Grade-'RebaWhite 99, Orien
Volrath 98, John Pearson 0 5, How
ard Tollison 95, Lorena Volrath 94,
Eileen Kelly 99, Pauline Kelley 00,
John Kell 9 0, Raymond Volrath 90.
W. ll. Hawkins, Principal.
Day t;iven Over to Discussion of .Mis
sion Work in Several Depart nient s.
An all-day harvest rally of tho
Women's Missionary Societies of An
derson District was bold in th'e Melli -
od ist church nt WiUhunston on Wed*
neaday, Doc HU). Many dolcgutt il
wore pr?-.?-va* S? nd the hostess . ciel)
entertained them lu a mos) mijoya I
hie manner, Tho day was glvoi oven !
? thc discussion of tau different de
partments of the work, and most
helpful talkn ?ere made by Mrs. A.
M. Lander, Mrs. A. E. Holler and
Mrs. W. H. Nardin.
The meeting wen', on record as ap
proving the resolution passed by the
Upper South Carolina Conference,
that the social ?ervice committee of
each church raise a minimum of 2fi
cents por church member with which
to build homes for superannuated
preachers who need them, and ex
pressed a willingness to havo the
social serv'ce committees of tho
woman's missionary societies co-op
erate with tho social service commit
tees of the church;
Rev. A. E. Holler set apart the
week from Jan. 15th to Jan. 2 2d,
19 22, as the timos for Anderson Dis
tiict to 'jnrry out this resolution.
A plan was made to start a circu
lating library ot missions and Bible
study books for tb^e use of the socie
ties of the district by sending all the
books that have been used to a dh>
I trlct librarian, who shall keep thom
and send fhem out, free of cost, to
any mission study class desiring a
set of thoso books.
Miss Iva Mahaftoy, of Monea Pa h,
was appointed 1'brarlan.
An invitation to hold the spring
rally with tho Seneca society was
read and unanimously accepted.
The meeting closed with a prayer
and benediction by Rov. A. E. Hol
Rock Springs Mission Society.
The Rock Springs Missionary So
ciety met with Mrs. Lemuel Keaton
Dec. 18th. After reporting some
of the work for thc year just closing
two quilts were reported ono for
the parsonage, one for the Epworth
Orphanage-and Mrs. Shanklin read
Mrs. Reid's let 1er saying thal Rock
Springs was on tho honor roll. The
0flicer8 elected for 1022 are as fol
President- .Mrs. R. D. McDonald. |
Recording Secretary- Mrs. J. P.
Treasurer - Mrs. J. \\ McDonald
Corresponding secretary .Mrs. J.
D. Shanklin.
The committees aro to be appoint
ed later.
After tho society adjourned Mrs.
Keaton served a delicious lunch With
hot. coffee.
The next meeting will be held with
Mrs. M. J. McDonald.
Mrs. Julia D. Shanklin.
Corresponding Secretary.
Ono hundred an verity thou
sand officers and ul in ire now en
rolled in tho national guard of tho
United States.
Eggs From Every Hen
There ls no oxeus? for a louting hon. You cnn matt? layors
nu.I real money-nm kc rs out of every solttury lieu you own.
<3?y*T Egg Producer
Tho wonderful poultry tonie, develops the egg-producing Organa ;
inukes early layers of young pullet? ; keeps poultry healthy and
growth lu young chicks. ' 2 1-2 lt?, box, 80 cent?.
a complete llttu of Caro-Vet Staiidmtl Itcuiedtos for Horses, Mules. Cattle,
Ut ry. We will gladly refund your money If you fall to get satisfactory
ilie uso of any Curo-Vet remedy.
J. lt. Alley . West Villon, S. 0.
Thu City Pharmacy . Seneca, S. C.
C. I-. Callahan_Seneca, S. C., ltOUtfl ?.
I.. V. (iridium . Seneca. S. C.
Shirley's Pharmacy . Seneca, 8. C.
Y. S. Hutchins A Co. .. Westminster. S. C.
T. 1?. Abki .Westminster, S. C.
1). I>. Klr>d .Westminster. H.F.D.
W N Harton. Walhalla. S. C.
W. II. Tally . Salem, S. C.
Cash Grocery C(.Walhalla. S. C.
W. M. Murphfwe .. Walhalla, s. c. lt.F.D.
Calamities Predicted for 11)20.
London, Dec. 27.-Tho year 15)2(5
ls destined to shake tho world to its
foundation, both physically and po
litically. lt fs to bo a succession of
plagues, famine, Hoods, shipwrecks,
rioting and revolutions. So says Hie
British Journal of Astrology, which
has drawn tho horoscope for that
year, when tho planets Mars and
Morcttry will bo In conjunction.
Cochran is Nominated.
Washington, Doc. 22.-John R.
Cochran, Jr., was nominated to-day
by President Harding to bo postmas
ter at Anderson, S. C.
we have decided that wc can be of more service
to our old customers, and also to the com
munity at large, by placing our Mercantile
Business upon a Cash Basis? Wc can save a
lot of expense and waste in operating our busi
ness. We can keep our stock, pay cash for
what we buy, and bc able to make a closer
price on our goods to the trading public*
?*?* AFTER FEBRUARY 1st, 1922, JM
wc will close our crediting department and sell
Strictly for Cash. We want to close up
our books by that time, so if you owe us on
account or by note, please come in and settle
at once
Be sure to get our prices on goods b?fore
buying, for wc will be able to save you money
on your purchases.
Wc pny the highes! market price for Coun
try Produce.
Strother PHmrfcey,
Headotuct?ter? for Low ibices,
West Union, S. C.
New Year Greetings.
Another year has slipped into the past-to some a year of
happiness and gain, to others of grief and loss; to some a year
of accomplishments, to other striving nobly, but in vain? In
greeting you we wish to call attention to this wonderful
"For when the one great Scorer comes to write
against your name, He will not write that you won
or lost, but how you played thc game."
We wish to thank you for the splendid patronage you
have given us, and we solicit a continuation of same; and bet
ter still, when the J 922 game shall have been played that the
Scorer may write across your name something like this:
Our Best Wishes to you ?re that you may win the 1922
Whitmire-Marett Hdw Co.
Westminster.- Hardware Headquarters -Walhalla.
and promise you liberal and
courteous treatment consistent
with good business.
Deposit your money with us
and pay your creditors with
checks-better than receipts.
Bank of West Union,
West Union, S. C.
.lames Phinncy, W. A. Harton,
Mack Novillo, M. P. Hutchison,
James H. Darby, L. M. Brown,
Phono 8.- Dr. John W. Wickliffe. -Phono 8.

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