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,V ' ,, .f.v !''''-.'.;' ";' ' J.J, . . ?"'i'K.'i THOU CANST NOT THEN BB FALSE TO AFT MAN." . VFEB. g ?022? New Series No. 940. - Volume LXXL - No. K. WILLIAM RAINEY BENNETT. Next Monday 1 8 O'cloc ADMISSION, ONLY -I- ?I? *\- *l* 'l* *I* ?I? ?I? ?I? v *I* *I* 4. IN POLICE COURT. 4. Mayor James M. Moss opened his first session of Police Court last Mon day with quito a formidable ''initia tory" session. The following record shows the transactions for the morn ing (also mourning) session; The Town of WaHhallo, vs. Sam Lee-Disorderly conduct. 'Pleaded guilty. Given $7.50 or 10'days. Pine paid. - * Clarence "Hall and Bessie rlarpr Disorderly conduct. Bessie Hart put iii pie? of guilty. Fined $1 or ono r "I Cliff Colo *-Ibisorderly conduct. Failed to appear, forfeiting bond of $25.00. Isaac Justice and Viola Rowland Disorderly conduct. Tried and found guilty. Kach glvon $10.00 or ton days. Fine of $10 paid by Rowland. .'W. S. Bagwell-Disorderly con duct. Failed to appear, forfeiting a bond of $10.00. . We hope to publish tho police court record each week. This will bo done not with the Intention of parad ing any one's shortcomings before the public, but In tho hope that the fact of certain publicity will have a deterrent effect upon somo nt least who otlherwlso would not mind the slniiplo arrest and comparative lack of public knowledge In connection with infractions of the local laws. Trying to I/oonto Juanes W. Kelley. i I I 'Postmaster Fant has handed the following letter to The Courier with request for its publication, in hope of Its being read by somo one who can give some Information desired. The Jotter came to him some days ago, "and BO far Mr. Fant has been unable 'o find any one who knows anything concerning the man named. The letter follows: Information Wanted . "Freeport, Me., Doc. 25, 1921, "Postmaster; Walhalla, S. C.: "Dear Slr: I am trying to locate somo of my father's folks. His name was James W. Kelloy, and ho was born In Walhalla April 6, 1847. Hb* father's name was Tom Kelley, and his mother's maldon name was Mat tha Posey. He had one slstor by tho name of Elizabeth, who, I think, married a man by tho name of Wil liams. Could you give me tho ad dress of somo ono who might give mo some information? "Thanking you, I am, "William B. Kolloy." Oconco County Singing Association. The Oconee County Singing Asso ciation will meet with Poplar Springs church next Sunday evening nt 2 o'clock. All singers aro Invited to como and bring books. J. F. Morton, President. Clyde Halo, Secy .-Treas. Claims Baby as Collateral. iRome, Oa, Jan. 7.-Ono of the .most unusual law suits ever flied in the courts of this section appeared in Chattooga county *o-day when a boarding house keeper asked author ity for holding a baby as collatcal for a bill duo by the father. Tho complainant chnrges that tho father promised the landlady that she could keon the child until his biP was paid,and that now he is attempt ing to rccovor it. Hence she seeks an injunction against him. The par ents of the child aro divorcod. Tests fJiow that the piano wiro is at its'best acoustically at a tension of 100 pounds. fe DO YOU Remember William Roiney Heimelt, tho nun? who established tho Chau tauqua at Walhalla? That/wonderfully inspiring orator is to bo at tho Walhalla High School Auditorium next Mkmday night, Jun. tilth, nt 8 o'clock, and you can hear .him for tho astoundingly low price of admission of only 2ft and rs O cents. THIS IS ONE OF THE VERY REST ATTRACTIONS THAT EVER CAME TO WALHALLA. DON'T FAIL TO HEAR HIM. Como out next Monday night to tho High School Auditorium mid pince yourself for a little while under tho spell of that magnificent lecturer and oraitor, WILLIAM RAINEY RENNETT. Ho will give you something inspi rational that you can never forget something that will give you hope poise-power. Night, Jan. 16, k Sharp. . i) Adults, 50 Cents. ) Children, 25 Cents. SUIT AGAINST THE IStt\OjJEENA Mills-Sum Involved $270,000, the Alleged Amount Duo on Sale. Greenville, Jan. 7.-A motion for an order directing .the stockholders of the Issaqueena Mills at Central to pay $270,000 to the for mer. stock holders of the Courtenay Manufac turing Company at-Newry, was made to-day before Circuit Judge Frank B. Gary. The sum represents outstanding notes made when the mill, was sold in 1920 .fer the slim of $1,800,000, and ls tho amount alleged to be still due on the transaction. A alleged that, through fraudulent ma nipulntiin of the~"books of the Cour tenay 'Manufacturing Company prior to the sale of tho company, In which alteration of the hooks and misrep resentation of prints was made to escape payment of government taxes, they are now liable to the Federal government for payment of approxi mately $200,000 by reason of the al leged misrepresentation of profits and manipulation of the books of the company, the present, stockholders of the Courtenay Manufacturing Co. maintain that tho entire stocks of the company should be turned back to the mill former stockholders, ami that the amount paid over to them should be returned to the present stockholders. Popper Succeeds Bolso Penrose. Philadelphia, Jan. 9.-George W. Pepper, Philadelphia lawyer, was appointed United States iSenator by Governor Sproul to-day to succeed the late Boise Penrose. Under the law the appointment stands until a successor ls selected at the Novem ber election to AU the unexpired term. Mr. Pepper ls not unknown to a great\ many members of the Senate. During tho time tho Versailles treaty was under consideration Mr. Pepper attracted wide attention by opposing tho ratification of the League of.Na tions covenant in Joint debate on the public platform with Senator Hitch cock, of 'Nebraska, and other promi nent proponents of *he league. He will will Re 61) years old March 16.1 He attended private schools and graduated In 1887 from the Univer sity of Pennsylvania, of which he is a trustee, and from tho law depart ment two years later. Tho seat In tho United States Senate to which ho has been appointed ls tho first political placo held by him to which salary ls attached, tihough ho has rendered many services to the public gratis. During tho recent World War he rendered groat service on tho various public commissions and com mittees. He is a memlber of tho Epis copal church and an expert on the canonical law of tho denomination. Charged with Broach of Trust. Anderson, Jan. G.-Warrants that charge breach of trust, with fraudu lent intent were Issued boro to-day for J R. Vandiv r nnd J. I. Brown lee, former president and cashier, respectively, of tho Farmers' and Merchants' Bank and the Farmers' Loan and Trust Company, wfolch aro in process of liquidation. ('Mr. Vnndivor was In Walhalla practically all of last wook looking after matters of business in connec tion with his fertilizer interests. The warrants could not bo served on him until his return niter his buslnoas trip hore. It was not thought that the proceeding was of much forco, and Mi. Vandiver seemed quite un concerned ns to the outcome of tho proceeding that was begun In his ab sence.) NEWS NOTES OP BOUNTY LAX I). W?-^-. . . . ; Mrs. E. I>. Foster Receives Injuries from Fall-Other Notes. iBounty (Land, Jan. 9;-Special: Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Abbott and son. D. IS,i Jr., were recent guests of rel atives ih this community. ' Miss Ida Beth Doyle spent the j week-end In Sandy Springs and 'An derson, returning Sunday evening. We regret to learn of the painful injuries received by Mrs. E. 'D. Fos ter ns a result of. a full a few days ago, and hope her sufferings may be soon alleviated. Mr. and Mrs. J. ;B. Tarrant moved from this comm uni ty last week, to their farm, which they purchased la?t year In the Shiloh gestion. Elliott Howard, of Rotan, Texas, ls expected to-morrow us a guest of als cousin, Mrs. E. L. Stone. He will be accompanied from here to Greenville by his aunt, Mrs. Dehlia Bruc?, and will visit relatives lhere before re turning lo Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Gcorgo moved last week to Seneca, much to the regret of their immy friends in Ulis commu nity. Tho Gypsy. Smith Circle was most royally entertained last Friday after noon by-Mrs. AV. E. Woolbrlght. On account of inclement weather only d' fow (ubout nine) wore present, but fho meeting was a most delightful one. After an hour of Bible study, conducted by 'Mrs. D. A. Perritt bh elaborate sweet course, with coffee, was served; during the delightful social hour which followed. The next meeting will be held with'Mrs. Mar cus McDonald on the afternoon of Feb. 3d. ' 1 - ' J The many friends of Mr, arid Mrs. J. J. Ballender will .regret to learn of their illness for 'several days past, pf grip, and join ih'the' nope* for their early recovery. - Ju Mrs. Marla Rankin, who was quUe indisposed last ; week, io recuperat ing. ' .Miss Mattie Sue Marett entertain-, ed a number of her friends 'Monday; evening of last week at card games, f Raised a Ton to a Twenty. (Anderson Mail.) j There are so many people In this world Who wont tb get out of fnaklng a. ltviug ;tha>.Hhey; pm^&Mv^m ?ny method. * Th substance this'Was the statement of J. A. Brock, of the Hank of Anderson, this morning when he referred to a $10 bill which had been raised to $20, tho result being that the bank lost $10. Mr. Brock stated that the bill was taken Into the bank recently nnd no suspicion Was attached to it at that time, lt went unnoticed, and not un til this morning when ho received it from Now York, where il had been malled, along with some other cur rency, was tho fraud discovered. "Raised Note" ls stamped across the bill, which is a very clever piece of work. The bill had been raised from ton dollars to twenty by means of pasting the figure "2" over each of the corners if the bill where the fig ure "1" appeared. These figures were probably secured by tearing tho corners from a two-dollar bill, ac cording to Mr. Brock. Lutheran Pastor I>ead. The Columbia State of last Sunday announced the death ?of Rev. D. A. Sox, of that city, pastor of Holy Trin ity Lutheran church, Brookland. He died at the Columbia 'Hospital at 6 o'clock Saturday morning, having been Ul for several weeks. He was a native of Lexington county and was 05 years of age. He had been promi nent In the Lutheran ministry for a number of years, having served as pastor of congregations In this State, North Carolina, Tennessee and Ala bama. He was noted nlso as an in ventor, having secured several im portant minor patents on articles he originated, "conspicuous among tho patents, "soys the State, "being tho familiar little catch used to hold open doors In tho various bank and otfico buildings in Columbia and else where. An adjustable cinder deflec tor, used on divers railroads in vari ous parts of tho country, was also In? eluded In the number of his patents." Dynamite Blast Kills Child. Greenville, Jan. 9.-'Mamie Cron shaw, 1 1-year-old school girl at the City View school, nenr Monaghan mill, was killod this morning when she was struck by a fragment of a stump thnt had been hurled 150 feet through tQie air by a dynamite blast. Tho accident occurred just as the pupils wero assembling to ro-onter the school room after a recess per iod. The stump was blown up out of a road nearby by a party of road workers who aro rebuilding the highway. Hospital for Ex-Sorvico Mon. Washington, Jan. 9.-President Harding to-day signed an executive order establishing a permanent hos pital for ox-servico mon at Jefferson City, Mo., on n part of the Jefferson City barracks military reservation. A campaign to rocrult nntionnl guard regiments of the State of New York to a full quota of 21,000 men has been started. Tho strength now is about 18 000. ]>V??- feoTB??, 0|j SBNECAV Wu Fr? bia* Chri Green" has'A; forme, her r Mr, Boen TjiiihD>)ed'on in. Bus t ' ' )n-Personal items. , -.-&>?pi.)'" Jan. lf>.-^Sp0ol?i: Mrs. dams returned to Co.lum y after having spent the holidays 'here. ,; lara yerher McCarey, of visited MISB Viola Brad l.days thb past week. Shy t of frjonds fii-Seneca, her. onie, who weleqmo her oh n visits. ' nd Mrs."* Gordon Carson and pren have returned to their olly Hill, after spending soy- ! Mis with Mrs. Carson^'mo |? W,: S.' Hunter. . Ri chapter will meet on afternoon, ,the 17th, at 4 ??th Mrs. J. J. Norton.' i K D. AVyJy emd small son, Oft for 'their' homo at Lum berttfriKy. C,, tho latter'part of the weqkt Sf,tor a month's ,vlsit to her parenJUKMr. and Mrs. W. P. Reid. Mi^sjp, Maggie and Lela Thompson and M?s "SlierIdan spent tho week end ijl greenwood .. ladys Burley loft Tuesday i.Clemsdn on a visit to her and sister-in-law, Mr.' and Burley. ?jL. Dean returned to A nall ys after, spending n couple of weeks" j^'townl . ,bxle Reid, of -Woodbury.Ga., b?lef visit here with reln %YBt part of the week whllo "Batesburg, S. C. ugh?, 6t Walhalla, ad e.mOn's.iBi'ble class of the krf fcttnday school Sunday Mr., H>tghj??'jV talk was, edi? inspirational and lie held attention of his1 appre nig??t' brothel Mrsi .MrsC ta Mon ma.de tiv?a en rb mm dresse' Pre m'0i\_ fytng the Ul ci?ti Burge'! long i pleur Sick h 4L JChrlsl f Benet! turn? fr be made all over town. This will constitute the Ailing of a long-felt need. / Col. W. R. Darlington Dead. 'Vfrienda; bf Mina Sallie ^aUii^?l?ffith: lier In her t,froin i seveje attack of iss , -;BnVgosB taken i: Richmond;, returning jw ;.day4, 'previous to Q6>'th^t 'Mme she 1**8 ,i(dealV'b.?i?g confined continuously, ^ed ?l?^ter day f or J " v.oity' 'water w#fr\ mmimi Allendale, Jan. 8.-Col. Wm. R. Darlington, -the "Grand Old Man" of Allendale county, died at lils home hero this morning at 4 o'clock. His death was not unexpected, ns he han boen a sufferer for tho last seven months from a stroke of paralysis, which occurred last June. Col. Dar lington was In his 80th year, having been horn near Dunbarton, in Barn well county, in 184 2. Up to the time that he suffered the stroke of paral ysis ho took an active interest in all phases of public activities. Rescue Orphanage Dormitory Burns. Columbia, .Jan. 8.-Fire of unde termined origin destroyed the two story brick structure us?d as admin istration building and girls' dormi tory at the Rescue Orphanage hore at, 10.30 o'clock this morning. The loss is estimated at $40,000. Sixty-five girls, ranging In age from two or three years to sixtoen, and eight young boys, lived In the building. To-night . tho girls were pla'ced In the boys' dormitory while the 128 boys were forced to sleep In a barn. Columbia citizens contributed gen erously of clothes to-day and to night there is no suffering reported nt Mie institution on account, of the fire Trustees of the orphanage will decide soon upon plans for rebuild ing. Tho institution is sapportod by public subscriptions. Ten Mi on s and Mon Penniless. Chicago, Jan. 7.-'Ton thousand mon are pennlloss and walking the streets in Chicago during tho day, and 1,000 sleep In the open nt night, a sub-committee reported to the city employment commission to-day. Tho commission voted to seek an appro priation of $18,000 to'bo used in op erating municipal lodging houses and to ask tho city council to open elgfhteen municipal bath houses to tho homeless unemployed. Leaped to Death Among Mourners. Paris, Jan. 8. - A young woman this afternoon Jumped to her death from the top of the Arc de Triomphe. Her body fell among a crowd of mourners who were carrying flowera to decorate the grave of tho "un known soldier" "buried under the nrch. Before she jumped the woman had removed from her clothing all marks by which she could be identi fied. Card of Thanks. To the Voters of Walhalla: .I desire to thank the voters of Walhalla for, your support of roy ticket in the recont municipal elec tion, and to express my appreciation of the courtesies shown mo. adv* ((Miss) Addle Tatham. I We have a large ste See the New Low Prices* 30 x 3, . ? I $ 9.80 *? 30x3?, , ; 14.90 ? 32x3i, . . 19.15 ?i We have most all otl ' corresponding prices. Arthur Walhal "Oldsmobile J JAMES PHINNRY AGAIN AT HEAD Of tho Dank of West Un I on-i-Q) J rec tora of Daj?K Also Named.' <-?'-v- - ' , At a; meetlug of tho stockholders of tho Bank of West Unlou, held in the bank building on Jan. 10th, at which meeting a majority of tho cap ital stock was reptesented, the fol lowing directors were re-elected to serve ?for the ensuing year: Dr. J. ?W. Wickliffe, L. M. Br?w>, Mack Neville, E. P. Hutchison, W. A. Bar don, Jae. H. Darby and James Phln ney. , ' . '. v. At a meeting of the noard of di rectors immediately af tor the stock holders' meeting adjourned, James' Thlnney yvas re-elected president; Mack Neville, vice president, and John P Craig, cashier, to serve' ?or-. tjie year 19.22.?, >.? 1 jS .v^Tftie -(t?w.^'s report', phoned that ^Mb?n^fft?i?ey'had a ver/' prbsperoua v v A laividend .'bf .8 per co?t. jB^?i?^ clayed rtird'ir BWbfftanUrti"ahl?t WT placed to the surplus account. AU or tho affairs of tho bank were found to bo in excellent condition. AMBASSADOR GEORGE HARVEY Has Narrow Escape from Death in Automobile Accident lu France, Cannes, France, Jan. 9.-George Harvey, American Ambassador to Great Britain, narrowly escaped death here to-day in an automobile accident. Accompanied by Richard Crane, former American minister to Czecho-Slovakla, in whose ear be was riding, and 'Wickham Steed, edi tor of the London Times, Ambassa dor Harvey was on his way for a round of golf. Tho axle of the machine broke and Mr. Harvey was1 thrown out, landing heavily on the road. He was able to rise, but was rushed back to his hotel in a dazed condition. Physicians who were hurriedly summoned found him suffering from shock and from severe bruises on his back where foe struck the road. His dazed condition after the accident lasted for more than an hour. Phy sicians expressed the opinion that he would.be confined to (his bed for sev eral days, nnd said that ho would not attend to any official duties. Mr. Crane was uninjured, but Mr. Steed suffered from bruises and from shock. v Husband and Wife Dio Suddenly. (Toccoa Record, 6th.) Two of the saddest deaths In the history of Toccoa occurred Monday afternoon and Wednesday morning, respectively, when Josh N. Hender son dropped dead about 2 o'clock, while at work in his field, located about a mile and a half northwest of Toccoa, and on Wednesday morn ing lils widow fell dead while walk ing to the fireplace in her room. It is thought that tho terrible shock of her husband's death weigh ed so heavily upon tho aged widow that she could not, stand the burden of sorrow. i.Mr .?Henderson was In his 6 Ith year and his widow was about 62 years of age. Heart failure Is said to have caused each death. .Funeral services were being ar ranged for the burial of her husband when death came to Mrs/Henderson, and, owing to tho sad coincidence, Mr. 'Henderson's burial was post poned nnd the husband and wife were laid to rest Thursday afternoon In a double grave in Zebulon ceme tery._ Pardon is Rightly Granted. (Tho State, Jan. 9.) .Emmanuel ("Bud") Daniol's, the York county negro convict who last wook quelled a threatened mutiny of twelve whlto and negro prisoners on the York county gang after James Robinson, the guard in chargo of tho mon, had been hit in the head with an axe, was granted a full par don by Governor Coopor yesterday morning. ?ck Un?tej? States Tires. * 32 x4, . . . $25.40 i 33 x 4, . . . 24.8^ * 34 x4, ... 27.35. ?er sizes up to 40 x S at mm ... j la, ;5> C. tet8 the Pace." COME AND LET MJ3 FIGURE WITH YOU ON WHAT YOU NICKI) ! ?I' i 8 "I",1 ' - JUST RECEIVED' Carload Froeh C?ment; * Carload Limo. , v Carload t??ele Som 'He-Cleaned ' Oats to HcR nt right prioeo. '? ?PPP CATTLE. All I ask ls that you como and lot mo show you. My prices aro away down. IF YOU ?RIDE, RIDE RIGHT! HIGH POINT HUGGIES! It will bo n plcnHuro to il ll your order?. Remember: Brown Has It or Drown Got? lt! W. M. Brown, WALHALLA, S. C. : ?>. - \ ; V ?'..-.ViL- '' THE CONFEDERATE VETERANS Hold Mooting at Court Houso Jan. 2. 1*1(88 HoHolutions of Inquiry. At a meeting of the Oconee Con federate Veterans, held on Jan. 2d. 1922, the following resolutions were adopted: County Doard of Honor is hereby re quested to comimunlonte witjh the Comptroller General and ascertain how lt is that the Act of 1021 ap propriated $t;00,000 while the pen sion clerk in his statement to the Probate Judge (April 20th, 1921.) stated that only $560,000 was ap propriated. Also, why, In spite of several requests, no copy of tho Comptroller General's report, for 1920 has over been furnished to the Judge of Probate or tho County Doard of Honor. 2. Resolved, That our delogation in the Legislature aro Ihereby re quested to oppose any change in tho present pension act,OH poe ia. Hy where by tnore power would be concentrat ed in tho Comptroller Genoral, or any other* official in Columbia, 3. Resolvod, That these?- resolu tions bo published in The Keowee Courier. V. P, Martin, Judge of Probate, and Ex-ofTlcio Clerk. Clom.^001 Enrollment Largest. Ever. Clemson College, Jan. 7-The sec ond torm of tho college year began last Wednesday morning with an in creased enrollment, and with every indication of continuance of success ful work for the session. Tho total enrollment, after tho matriculation of a dozen or more new students, has now reached a total of 1,007, which is the largest enrollment in tho his tory of tho college. (Rapid progress ls being made in t!he erection of the temporary gym nasium, which is being constructed largely by means of student labor. The struoture ie just wost of Riggs field and will be most convenient for athletic uses, it ie hoped that the building will be completed in time foy use during the latter part of tho basketball season, and also for tho early baseball training.