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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. ?lt ?I? ?J? ?J? ?J? ?][? ?J? ??*?J? ?J? ?J? ?J? ??? ??? ??? ?J? - Shoe One lot of Oxford Queen Qi Jo $10,00, on sale for One lot of White and Sport . worth from $2,00 to $5,( on sale for ? . ? ? One lot Men's Oxfords, T> sale for. C. W. & J. E WALHAL j&jz? It Pays to Bi I**!*'!*'!*'!'*!**!'*!*'!**!"!**!"!'***^* ^1**1**1**1'1 ROAD FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED. Supervisor Sliockloy Makes State ment Concerning Rond Work. To tho Citizens of Oconoe County: As there aro no funds on hand to pay for such work, I wish to put all citizens of our county on notice that if you are compelled to repair a bridgo or fix a mud-hole on tho pub lic roads iu the county, you need not Hie a claim for such work before tho Legislature meetB in January, 1923, ^tc-pvovido futida, for said, wprj^^^?^ ' I make this statement in ?nswor to dozens of lettors I am receiving from all over tho county, roquesting mo to let thc writers work on the public roads and walt until the coun ty has tho funds to pay for same. 1 certainly regret moro than any one olso the fact that I am unable to employ you to do this work, for it is important, and 1 realize tlic necessity of such work being done in the emer gency of the present. As i havo only about one thousand dollars left now of tho small ap propriation which I received this year, you can readily understand tho proposition I am up against. Owing to the number of bridges that I have had to rebuild and repair this year, on account of tho heavy rains, I have had to draw on Ibo funds 1 had secured in order to maintain the chain gang, and that leaves me practically without any thing. Thanking all for kindness in of fering to do this emergency work and walt for the pay, still I must put all on fair notlco that I seo no way to secure the money to pay for same until after tho Legislature adjourns, possibly about March, 1923. Thanking you again for your hear ty co-oporatlon, I am, Yours truly. J. C. Shockley, Supervisor, Oconeo County. Erby Cox Killed by Lightning. Long Crook, Aug. 7-Special: It was a groat shock to this community on last Friday afternoon when it was learned that Erby Cox had been kill ed by lightning. He had boon plow ing all day and had Just como In and wa s sitting on tho porch when ho was struck by lightning and death carno instantly. Tho deceased was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cox. I Erby will bo greatly missed in this community, for ho was loved by all who know him. Ho loavos to mourn his donth his father, mother, ' seven sisters and *hroo brothers. Tho romains wero laid to rest on , tho day following In tho comotory of Holly Springs church, the services hoing conducted hy Rev. L. D. Cham bors and Rov. \V. H. Blackwell. Tho following cousins were tho activo 1 pallbearers: Charlos and John Cobb, | Kenny Adams, Carnot Smith, Ciar- < once and Ernest Cox. I Wo Join with others in extending < to tho boreavod ones slncoro sympa- i thy in thoir deep sorrow. I jal?ty, worth up ? ^ Oxfords, )0, $1.50 to $3.50 ? vorth $8,00, on ^ ',. Bauknight, LA, S. C. j.y for Cash. JZ??? GOING OUT AFTER MOIOO HALES. Resolved to Go After Hundred und Sixty Thousand Additional. Columbia, Aug. 7.-Special: The chairmen of tho various county branches of tho South Carolina Cot ton Growers' Co-operative associa tion, meeting in Columbia on last Wednesday, heard reports from the board of directors as to the progress made by thom In their plans for handling tlig crop of 1922 and re solved. to. go out and ;?ign..UP l?0* OOO additional bales, thus making tho South Carolina association Hbo biggest in tho bolt. They declared that they believed it now to be tho best. Tho chairmen were enthusiastic over tho report made by the board of directors, and were liberal in their praise of the directors for the work they have done. They were told hy tho board that they had been assured of much moro than enough money io finance the crop. The sales manager and various officials of tho association were introduced to the chairmen. . L. H. Jennings, of Sumter, made an en mest appeal to the chairmen lo go out und sign up 100,000 more bales. He said that co-operative mar keting built upon a solid foundation and that it would enduro forever. He pointed out . the great advantages that would accrue from it. Every person present at the meet ing pledged to devoto his full ener gies to putting tho new campaign over. The South Carolina association now has approximately 440,000 bales signed up. Tho signing of an addi tional 1 GO,000 would make tho total sign-up OOO,00Q halos-tho largo'st of any Stato In tho bolt. Sad Death of an Infant. Salem, Aug. 7.-Special: On July 13th tho home of Mr. and Mis. W, D. Rogers, of this place, was made brightor by an addition to their fam ily-a little boy. Rut lt only came through this world to moko heaven brightor, for little Ralph livod only a few days, and on tho 26th of July tho angels carno and boro his spirit back to tho God who gave lt and to a brighter world than this, whore thoro ls no. sin, nor (loath, neither darkness, for God Himself is tho Light, and Ho dooth all things Well. So wo can say with Job, "Tho Lord gave and tho Lord hath taken away: blessod be tho namo of tho Lord." Lit Ho Ralph budded on earth to bloom in heaven. Jesus has taken a beautiful bud out of our gardon of love, * BomO lt away to tho City of God, homo of tho angels abovp. Funoral sorviccs wore conducted l>y tho pastor, Rev. Houston Press ley, of. tho Wosloyan Mothodist ?hurch, and tho remains, were laid .o rest In Mountain View cemetery Dn Thursday at ll a. m., In tho pres mco of many sorrowing relativos and 'rlonds of the family. Friend. DEATH CALLS TH KKK CITIZENS. -- i Walhalla Mourns tho Passing of Two (.cut Inna II and Ono Carty. Monday and Tuesday brought sad announcements ?to tho people of Wal halla, three citizens having passed to their reward between Sunday night and Tuesday morning. A. P. Crisp. Tho death of A. P. Crisp, which occurred about 0 o'clock Monday morning at the homo of his brother in-law and sister, Mrs. W. O. White, was a distinct shock to his many old frlonds hero. He had but a few days previously come to Walhalla from his homo lu Newberry to visit rela tives, and was in tho best of health, apparently. After having supper Mr. Crisp, with others of the family group, adjourned lo the living room, and HS ho took a scat lt was noted thai nis hoad swayed lo ono side as if he had suffered temporary weak- j ness. Ho was asked what was tho matter, and replied simply, "1 don't know." ? stroke of paralysis had como to him, and he never spoke again, though he was apparently In a semi-conscious state for some j , time. Mr. Crisp was 71 years of age and | most of his lifo was spent in Oconee' county, and he had held a number of positions of honor and trust, In every Instance giving back to the j people or to business associates the positions entrusted to him better and more honorable for his having held them. It was only last year that he resigned as president of the Enter prise Bank of Walhalla when he and Mrs. Crisp moved to their now home In Newberry. Mr. Crisp was a native of North Carolina, but came to Ooonee county \vhon quite a youth with hi3 parents, I the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crisp, j Besides his wife, who was Miss Bessie Crooks, of Newberry, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ottb H. Schumacher, Jr., and Mrs. G. E Rhodes, of Walhalla, and the fol lowing sisters: Mrs. W. O. Whlt?,} Mrs. K. B. Fretwell and Mrs. J. W? Alexander, of Walhalla, and Mrs. tm N. Robins, of Mountain Rest. > % The.funeral services were-conduct;' ed.yesterday at 10 o'clock ?t Doutilftl .Springs-church,^ ole^inms^e&ToT Walhalla. Rev. E.- S. Jones, a for mer pastor of the Walhalla Metho dist church, and now presiding elder of the Cokesbury district, conducted the sorvicos. Col. H. A. Waite. Col. R. A. Waite died on Monday afternoon nt ? o'clock at his home on West Main street. Ile had been ill for several weeks, but it was not generally known that his condition was serious. Ile was a native of Wisconsin, but had boon a resident of Walhalla for somo thirty years. He is survived by his widow, who was formerly Mrs. D. T>. Robins. Ile was a member of the Walhalla Bap tist church. He had made many per sonal friends during (lhe years since making his homo in our midst, and he was quite well known for several years prior to this time, having 8pen* several summers in Walhalla before coming to stay. Miss Morin Ansel died at her homo on Main -street on Monday night about 8 o'clock, after an illness of several weeks, due to complications incident to advanced years. Miss Ansel was ono of the best known women of our town, a devout and consecrated Christian and a consistent member of tho Lu theran church. She ls survived by ono brother, Ex-Governor M. F. An sel, of Greenville, and ono sister, Miss Kate Ansel, of Walhalla, and many othor rolatlves boro and else where In tho State. Her funeral ser vices will bo held at St. John's Lu theran church this (Wednesday) morning nt ll o'clock, Hu Interment to take place In tho Lutheran ceme tery Immediately after tho services at tho church. There aro many friends of the be reaved families In Walhalla who will join with us In extending con dolence In thoir hour of sorrow. Postpone Sunday School Convention. Owing to conflict in dates, the Ooonco County Interdenominational Sunday School Convention, scheduled to meet at. Richland church on tho 16th of August, ls postponed to a later date, when a stronger program can be arranged. Also, so that all may attend the Joint mooting of Orr's Regiment and the American Logion on tho l?th at Walhalla. J. P. Stribling, Chairman Local Committee -At a congregational meeting of St. John's Lutheran church last Sun day the resignation of Rev. W. B. Aull ns pastor of the church was ac copted, on Ms Insistence that this courso bo takon. 'After tho accept ance of his resignation Rov. Mr. Aull was asked to supply tho pulpit, of tho church until such Hmo ns tho con gregation is aldo to socuro a. rogular pastor, and he has accepted the sup ply work. Services, we Understand, will ho conducted at tho Lutheran church without interruption, Mr. Aull sorvlng tho congregation in tho ca pacity of supply for the time being. THE? jjbcAIj NEWS FROM SENECA Prom atory Prayer Services for the ? mt Gipsy Smith Meetings. Soi >?a, Aug. 8.-Special: .Miss FraU? ^Alexander entertained infor mally'af a mid-week morning party in he tor of her college friend and guest (.Miss Houison, of Sumter. Mri Ji?a Mrs. Frank King and two smalljMmys, Martin and Harold, mo toredjtfrom their homo in Ada irs ville,ffia., tho first of Hie week on a vlsit']ffl> Mrs. King's mother, Mrs. Dom$B' Adams. Mrs. King is ploas antlyiltpown in Seneca as Miss Mar garon aAdains before her marriage and ti9 a host of friends here who heartily .welcome her back to her homegrown. Mr. and Mrs. Chamblce accompanied them to Seneca and they returned to Adairsville Tues day. . Mr.fR.nd Mrs. Wilton Auld and Mr. and N?s. Charles Auld and daughter, of Elberton, Ga., were guests of Mr and'.'JSWs- W. P. Reid Sunday. Cottage pi'ayer meetings were held Tuesday evening in the homes of G. W. BjfUonger, J. O.' Fields, W. P. Roid\Tpid Henry Lindsey, in differ ent sejHi on s of the town. The cottage prnyercmeetings will continuo to be heidi;*?, preparation for the Gipsy SmiH?ipr., revival meetings in Sep tombeifcThe union mid-week prayer mooting"Wednesday evening will bo conduoled by sevoral young 'boys in the Methodist church, lt ls hoped that there will not be a vacant seat In the^bjlurch when our boys conduct the l?|fyer mooting for their first time. |? ' -PfeJmont Presbyterial held an all day county institute in Seneca Pres byter(i(jr) church Thursday,which was enc?ui?iging and gratifying over the educational and inspirational atmos pher?$wl|tch prevailed. Thc pro gram .^as brim-full of spiritual food and tue social hour, during the ln tormlsfflon for lunch, was most pleas'* ant, vra? tho assembly was brought toge^n??.in the dining room of the churchlf'A. similar instituto was held in Anderson Wednesday and again in Ea^y^on friday.- These insti unjtbld jhelp toward the p.bxiliarles.^s-, l^s^^^lipMea ' of \ the Woman's Auxiliaries of tho Presbyterian churches in Anderson, Oconee and Plckens counties. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Glgnilli.nl, Jr., are expected to arrive in Seneca this week, after spending a few weeks in Highlands. Miss May Stribling returned to Greenville tho first of tho week, after visiting in and around Seneca for about, ten days. Mr. and Mrs. Wayman Holland have been In Townville and Ander son tho past week in tho homes of Mr. Holland's relatives. The social calendar of the past week was brought to a close Satur day afternoon when Mrs. Walter R. Brock entertained about two dozen friends with u porch party as un at tention to her house guest, Mrs. S. J.Corponing, of Lancaster. Howls of bright gardon Howers were used In decorations. After a time spent in conversation, Mrs. Percy Cray ton, of Anderson, gavo two readings, which wore thoroughly enjoyed. Delicious block cream, with angel food cake, was served by the hostess, who was assisted by Misses Winnifred Adams and May Stribling. Tho out-of-town guests were Mrs. T. S. Crayton, Mrs. Porcy Crayton, Mrs. Archer of An derson, and Miss Pearl Leavoll, of Mississippi. Mrs. S. J. Corponing, of Lancas ter, spent sevoral days in Seneca tho past woek, being tho guest of Mrs. Walter S. Brock. This being her Hrst visit to Seneca sinco Mr. Corponing aorved tho Baptist church as pastor, sho was most cordially rocclvcd and heartily welcomed, re ceiving numerous attentions from friends during her visit. leo Cream Snlo nt Zion. The S. I. A. of Zion school will have an leo cream and enko salo at Zion school house on Friday after noon, Aug. 11th, beginning at 7.00 o'clock. Everybody is cordially In vited. Mrs. J. L. Loo, Carra McKeo, Sec. Pres. -Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Perrin, of Orangeburg, spent a short whllo in Walhalla last week at the homo of Mrs. Porrln's mother, Mrs. Hollie Macaulay, -A wedding which will bo of in terest hore and elsewhorc in the county was solemnized at Orange burg on. Wodnesday evening, Aug 2, when Miss Mario Bryant and Gar wood Taynos wore united in wedlock. Tho ceremony was performod at thc home of tho bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Bryant, in tho prosonce of a number of friends of tho con tracting parties. Mrs. Jaynes ls the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Bryant and is well known In Wal halla, having taught school herc last year. Mr. Jaynos ls engnged in busi ness In Walhalla with his father, C. O. Jaynos. After a short trip through tho mountains of North Carolina Mr. and Sirs. Jaynos will ho nt home in Walhalla. The Courier Joins with others In wishing tho young coup'o much happiness. Cows Trucks I have three (3) very fii offer at very low prices and A small lot of big-boned P four months old and will These will make fine fall ri prices right? I have a good One-Ton Passenger Touring Cars wi or real estate* Arthur Walhal "Oldsmobile ? REUNION OF ORR'S REGIMENT. Prograu? for tho Day of Entertain ment for tho Veterans. Orr's Regiment, Confederate Vet erans, will hold their annual reunion . at Walhalla next Monday and Tues day, Aug. 14th and 15th. Hosts on this occasion will be Oconee Post. American Legion, ably assisted by Norton Chapter, U. D. C. Following is tho Program for tho Reunion. Monday, Aug. 14th, at 8 p. m., at school auditorium.-Business meet ing of Orr's Regiment. Music by U. D. C. Tuesday, Aug. IBU?, k^?^,i;toy,*^t 8CJ?VO9? auditorium,^ of Walhalla. I Response-Orr's Regiment. Address-Mrs. J. W. Boll, U.D.C. Address-Hon. H. C. Tillman, of Greenwood. 1 p. m.-Dinner (served by the U. D. C.) Music for the rounlon will be fur nished by tho Anderson Mill Band, of Anderson. This is a flttcon-picco hand, and a good program is as sured. t Mr. Tillman is a speaker of exeep *' ."' ability. Ile is a veteran of the World War, with an enviable record, and is well known throughout upper South Carolina. There aro hosts of pcoplo all over Oconee who will oe delighted at this importunity to hear him. 1/et Everybody Come. Every Confederate Veteran in Oco nee county is invited to be present and join with us in celebrating the reunion of this gallant regiment, de fenders of tho "Lost Cause." Dinner will be served to all Con federate Veterans and to the Ameri can Legion. Tho general public Is cordially In vited to come. They aro assured if * good time. Ample space will bo provided for thoso who wish to como and bring thoir baskets for a picnic dinner. Meeting of Legion is Called. There will bo a meeting of Oconeo Post, No. 33, American Legion, on Thursday (to-morrow), Aug. 10th, at 8.30 p. m., at tho Court House. Mattors of importance concerning tho reunion of Orr's Regiment will bo considered. All members should ho present. J. N. Strlbllng, Commander. H. M. DuPre, Adjutant. Notice to Confederate Veterans. Tho fiftieth annual reunion of Orr's Regiment will bo held at Wal halla on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 1 4th and 15th, 1022. All Confoderato Votorans aro in vited to meet with us. Wo aro to be tho guests of tho Warld War Vet erans and Sons of Confed?ralo Vet erans and tho United Daughters of tho Confederacy and tho good people of Walhalla. Tho meeting will bo vory Interest ing, ns wo have some notable speak ers, who will mako addresses on this occasion. Hon. E. Rion McKlssick will bo prosont to address tho assembled guests and tho public. Tho ontlro public is cordially in iivi (.nu.-\ omino I?.VAII.-IVo. 32. = Pigs = Cars nc Milch Cows which I will reasonable terms, bland-China Barrow Shoats, weigh around 90 pounds. neat, and I will make the rruck and two small Fivc lich I will trade for live stock Brown la, S., C. >ets the Pace." vitod to como out, especially our young people, on Tuesday, and you will hear somjelhfng of tho Civil War and tho World War. W. T. McGill, President. B. J. Johnson, Secretary. Explosives Pound under Locomotive Southern Pines, N. C., Aug. G. Twenty pounds of explosives, so placed as to explode- with tho first movement of tho driving rods, were found under tho disabled euglno at .Manley this morning, according to Sheriff Blue, of Moore county, inves tigating the assault by 25 masked men on five strike-broakors and. a guard, who were working on tho enJ' . ?S??it FM$WJ$Pkfete ..... tUiftVivou,,lUKrlso^v?*??P torday offered ? Toward of 'i'fOO for the capturo of ouch member of tho crowd that assaulted tho Seaboard strike-breakers. None of tho six, lt developed to-day, was sorlously hurt. Young Wife Killed by Husband. Black Mountain, X. C., Aug. 5. Mrs. Joseph Lytlo, aged L'S years,was slabbed to death by her husband at this place this afternoon. Lytlo was subdued willi diillculty by several men, who tied him securely lo await the arrival of tho sheriff, i.ytlo af terward seemed lo realize what ho bad done, and said that there was nothing for him to live for. They have three small sons, tho eldest 8 years old. 9100,000 Church lost by Piro. Amerlcus, Go., Aug. fi.-Tho First. Methodist church of this city, ono of tho largest in tho State, was burned to tho ground this morning, caus ing a loss of more than $100,000. Tho church was built twenty years ago and recently a pipe organ wa? Installed. Tho origin of tho Uro ls unknown. Greenville Man Dies of Wounds. Greenville Aug. 5.-Jess Fuller, about 35 years of ago, died about 7 o'clock this morning nt tho city hos pital as a result of wounds said to have boon inflicted about 1.30 this morning In Wost Greenville by Colo Dodson, who is being hold without ball in tho county jnii. Fuller was found early this morning by offieors on tho ground In a yard at West Greenville with a bullet tn his ab domen. He was rushed to tho hos pital for treatment. It was this morning recallod by officers that Fuller was tried for tho mordor, about ton years ago, of J. E. Liddell, who lived in tho mill sec tion near the city, and who was found dead on the road not far from his homo, on Christmas ove. Owing to tho timo that this murder was com mitted it has always boon referred to ns tho "Santa Claus murder." In the trial Fullor was acquitted by tho jury. Kooweo Singing Convention. Tho Keowoo Singing convention will moot with tho Whitmiro Metho dist church on noxt Sunday, Aug. 13th, at 2 o'clock p. m. Let all singers and lovers of good music como and bring books. Jesso Sloan, Secretary.