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New Series No. 940. - Volume LXXL - No. K.
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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.
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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
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 ? ^
)0, $1.50 to $3.50
vorth $8,00, on ^
',. Bauknight,
LA, S. C.
j.y for Cash. JZ???
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
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
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.
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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.
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
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
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
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
-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.
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*
"Oldsmobile ?
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
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
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,
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
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 .....
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
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
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.

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