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New Series No. 940. - Volume LXXL - No. K.
Special F
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Wc arc selling Hats at
$5,00 to $7.00 for a hat wh<
quality at $3,50?.
One table Men's Hats, ? ?
One table Men's Hats, ?
One big lot at $2,00; worth !
C. W. & J. E
It Pays to Bt
Prominently Connected with Educa
tional'' Institutions Several Years.
. Greenville Sept. V.-Prof. Lu eco
Gunter, for the past two years he id
of the department of* education at
Furman University, and formerly
professor ot pedagogy at the Univer
sity, of South Carolina, died at his
home hero this afternoon shortly nf-,
ter 3 o'clock, after having been tin
i conscious stace Monday. With him
at tho timo of Jde^deuUi .were-Dc^V^
J,7; 'McGlOlhlln, president Of F.?ir-manT
;Prof. II. T. Cox, dean of Furman,
and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Brodye,
of Wagonor, und Mrs. IO. W. Able,
of Saluda.
4 (Prof. Gunter was 4 3 years of ago.
Ho was a nnlivo of Wagoner, having
boon born near that placo March 1 1.
1879. Ho attended common schools
in Aiken county, attended high
'school at Blackville, then was a stu
dent nt tho University of South Cai
P olinn, being graduated with thc A.^.
degree. He became a member of tho
Baptist church atN.be ago of 15, and
following his graduation ho became
superintendent of tho Beaufort high
School. Throe years later ho became
superintendent of schools at Rook
Hill, After this ho was supervisor
of rural schools for tho State of
South Carolina, remaining in this
position until about two years ago,
When ho became head of tho depart
ment of education at Furman. Dur
ing hip. stay in Columbia ho taught
. pedagogy in tho University.
Surprised in Burglary by Girl, Ho
Struck Her Over Head. \
.... Athens, Gn., Sept. 2.-Jim Reed
' Dong, a negro, ".at: arrested early
>. to-day for striking Miss Violet Wood,
tho 19-year-old daughjtor of Rev.
> John Wood, of homo, Ga., over the
' i hoad with nu iron bar when she
y screamed on finding him in the act
. of burglarizing tho house of her
' aunt, Miss Poarl Saunders, of Win
. der, Ga., whom she was visiting, was
taken from Sheriff Camp lust out
of Winder lalo to-day by a mob, and
was strung up on tho limb of a pine
\, treo and lynched.
Shoriff Canlp had been successful
. in spiriting tho negro from tho Bar
tow county Jail in Winder, whore a
/ largo mob had gathered and was In
tho act or taking tho nogro to At
lanta for safe^-keoplng under, tho
0 orders of Judge Blanton Fortson, of
the Superior Circuit Court, whon the
road was blocked and tho nogro ta
lton from tho sheriff.
It is said Hint tho lynching was
conducted lu an orderly manner and
that no troublo ls anticipated in tho
f future.
Hundreds of automobllds gathered
niter tho lynching, and many curi
ous spectators vlowod tho bullet-rld
dlod body of tho negro.
Although Miss Wood's condition
is said to bo serious, it is believed
to-night that she will rocovor.
'rices on
pre-war prices. Why pay
211 you can buy thc same
. $ .65
..... $1.50
$3.00 to $3.50.
!,' Bauknight,
LA, S. C.
ny for Cash.
Five Indictments Issued Against Men
Connected willi 'Lynching.
Macon, Ga., Sept. 1.-The Monroe
county grand jury, .after indicting
live Macon men for murder Wednes
day in connection with tho lynching
of John (Cocky) Glover, negro as
sassin of Deputy Sheriff Walter C.
Byrd, was expected to return two
more Indictments Thursday.
Tho Aye indicted .Wednesdays
Tio^ain^'groc?r p^fn^W
ae?t"*drihk 'denier;' Gordon Herndon,
mechanic; IL L. McSwain, local
agent and Issuranco man, and D.<L.
Wood, clerk at the Hotel Lanior.
Four of tho men were lodgpd In
the Bibb county Jail on Wednesday
night by Sheriff lt. C. BIttick, of
Monroe county, who carno to Macon
Immediately aft or tl<e Indictments
were handed to bim by tho grand
Jury Wednesday afternoon. Wood,
against whom the indictments are
also pending In Bibb county, was nat
found, ll was said that ho had left.
'Judge W. E. Searcy ordered tho
mon held without bail. Ile took tho
position (hat tho indictments were
returned for a capital offense, and
that tho defendants were not liable
to rocolvo bail.
lu Home Economics-Summary of
Miss Counts' Accomplishments.
Tho Courier is In receipt of the
following vory Interesting summary
of tho work in Oconoe of Miss lOthel
Conn is, h?rne demonstration agent.
Tho . item comes from State head
quarters of this service at Rock Hill:
"Summing up tho work done In
June, July and August by your
county homo demonstration agent,
wo dud that she has stressed conser
vation of food to a great oxtont. Miss
Counts has had eight calls for lier
assistance, and visitod 34 farm wo
mos to give thom help. Asido from
tlieso emergencies sho lias not failed
to meet her regular club meetings,
In which sho lins given 22 demon
strations. In this way abo has reach
ed 233 people in Oconoe county.
"Tho market is held at Seneca ono
day each week, where country pro
duco is sold by farm women. Tho
sales during tho threo summer
months amounted to $229.7.5. White
Bermuda onions have been raised
and marketed co-operativoly In car
"Poultry associations aro being
organized so as to market poultry
co-oporatively. .
"Miss Ethel Counts spent six
weeks out of tho county attending
Columbia University. Slnco hor re
turn on Aug. 20 sho feels moro of
ficient ns an instructor nild can be
of greator servloo to her county.
"Tho co-operation of tho pooplo
of Oconeo will bo greatly appreciated
and will aid materially In advancing
Ibis important work in Oconeo."
Subscribe-for Tho Courlor. (Best.)
(Advert? i
Shall South Cai
the Faith of Tl
For gonernfilons Democracy has
been Hie fliith of South Carolina.
Born in tho days that tested tho
hearts of men baptized in tho fires
of war, and purified through shame
ful years of suffering; under the bcd
of Republican negro rule, it ls a faith
that every true soe ami daughter of
eur soil should bo as jealous of ip:
honor itself, lt is our birthright,
breathed into us lu the wombs of our
mothers and mingled with tho milk
that fed our Infancy, lt was the
birthright of Hampton, Huller, (Jury,
Tillman and tho hosts of lesser men
who supported them in their stran
gles. Shall this' generation sell it for
a mess of pottage?
Colo JJ .Blouse is again a candi
date for the office of Governor of tho
State. It is the highest honor in our
gift; it is au leonor that should'not
bo given lightly. Tho Governor- of a
Stat? is as a light set on a high hill,
on whom all men look, seeing in him
(ito spirit of tho people who put ulm
This spirit is necessary to our very
hoing ns a self-governing race. To
uphold and keep it pure is a "trust
that wo hold for the honor and safety
of our women. Can wo bear that lt
should bo betrayed? Can wo submit
that nny mun. who seeks 'our offices
should have stained or trifled with,
this faith tlmt,.ajirrlc^/4>u'r'Tery,-D01?i.
^W^STcvI^^^iot??O 'kept this faith
of puro Democracy without which
no man is held worthy of our public
ofllccs? Or lias ho stn(iie<l it by deal
ings with our political cuoinies, who
would weaken tho firmness of tho
white man's government of this
Do wo not recall his Allon Univer
sity negro speech, in which ho told
tho assembled audience of negro men
ami women tp demand their rights,
which he explained in detail to homy
Do not all men remember his hitter
abuse of Mr. Wilson during 1017
and 1018? Did ho not attempt to
nm for Congress, in 11)10, as an In
dependent-nu individual denounc
ed by Wade Hampton as worse than
a Republican? He said: "I,et my
friends stay out of the primary."
There aro few Democrats in South
Carolina who do not know of Joseph
W. Tolbert. Ho is the "boss," tho
over-lord of Republican patronage,
on whom tho hands of Warren G.
Harding havo been laid in approval
and blessing. Ho ls the giver of all
power, tho ruler of "The Black and
Tan." Is it thinkable thal n Demo
crat who has ot heart the good of
his party and people would havo,any
relations with tills man in politics?
Colo Ii. Hlease wrote Tolbert, on
May 21, 1021, a letter of approval
j - Contribt
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Ml'? McDonald Appreciative.
To tlio Citizens of Oconeo:
I heartily thank tho people of Oco
neo for their support in tho primary
election on Aug. 29th.| I hopo to en
joy your support in the election on
Sept. 12th, and if clectod I will serve
you to tho best of my ability. I will
put forth every offoft for one hun
dred per cont sorvlco and less taxa
Tho support of all In tho coming
election will bo appreciated.
(adv.*) . R. D. McDonald.
Mr. Orr to tho Oconeo Voters.
To All Oconeo Citizens:
By tho votes of tho people of. Oco
noo 7 have been honored with tho
privilege of making tho socond race
for tho Iloiiso. l approciate this evl1
lottCT Stty
years of
porty; ?
eil Tolbj
lender, w
nothing p
lowing l|
Colo L. t
ot TOlb.^Wo,; leadership of tho Re
publican '{gerty in South Carolina; a
gly commending Toiboid's
'^.v|co and devotion to lils
titer Intended to strength*
, position as Republican
.ii seemed to bo then in
ere was nothing secret,
'hfo about tho letter, Kol
indorsemcnt of Tolbert,
se AVrote:
"You uk^ nt liberty to read this
letter to wliopi you please, or publish
it if you mali, ns 1 presume every
body ImoWs';' that I speak what. 1
think, regardless Of consequences. I
luivo\wrlttoVi you freely, as you re
quested ino'i^o.do. I am a Democrat; |
not a Wilson so-called Democrat, hut
a Jeffersonian Democrat, who re- |
juiced at Harding's election and the
downfall of-jideali^in." AV hy this. In
terest of Colo li. lil ease. in. Joe Tol
bert? Can' ^'pn point to any odor
Dcmoprat sfiowhig the samo, inter
est? /. . |>J, ,: tj
NO word,pf that letter hos over
been deuied'&y Colo tji Blouse. Ile
cannot deny ;ltj ho meant if . "I pre
sume ovcrybo^iy knows that I speak
what I think)!*" What do tho ..Scrip
tures say? n man thjnketh In
his heart, HO is he." AVas-'tlVo* think
ing et Colo Ii J Blouse wheh ho wrote
?.that letter ^liilciiirg; 0f i> sound
un,a true j
inoli't ever written of tho Democracy
of Colo Ii*. Bloase--and ho wrote it
Aro tho white people of South Cnr
olinn, tho political heirs of Hampton
a>Ul.' Tillman, prepared to entrust
their government to ii man who is
tlio, confessed approver, adviser and
comforter of Joo Tolbert, "thc politi
cal heir of tho Scalawags and Carpet
shall a mau sit In (he Governor's
seat who dares not to answer the di
rect, simple question whether or not
ho voted in" 1020 for the nominees
of the Democratic party?
Shall wo lift to our highest ellice
u man who found it in Ids heart to
rejoice with Joo Tolbert, leader and
poljtical comrade of the "Black and
Tan" politicians of the State ever
tho election of AVnrrcn (J. Harding
and (lie downfall of Democracy?
Tho Governor of Sent li Carol ino
lis presumed to be tho leader of the
State's Democratic forces. Do the
people of South Carolina want to set
up a Democracy that ls corrupted at
its source?
These aro questions .-flint every
Democrat whoso love is for his State
should answer honestly at tho bar of
his conscience before ho votes in the
coming primary.
Proof ls held of every statement
herein made.
iited by
'S OF '76.
dence of the confidence of thc voters
and will approcioto. tho support of
all in the second primary on the'12lh
of this month. If elected I promise
to each and every ono that I shall
render tho best service possible and
in tho interest of tho majority at all
Your support and votes will bo
groatly appreciated by mo.
(adv.) J. R, Orr.
All-Day Singing at Mount Carmel.
There will be an all-day singing
nt Mount Carmel church, near lo
cas8eo, on tho third Sunday in Sep
tember, Dot evorybody come and
bring well-filled baskets, and lot us
giyo tho Lord anothor day of praise
in song sorvico. John Crow.
Heneen Township Association.
Tho Seneca Township Association
will convono nt Hopewell church,
two miles south of Sonoca, at 2 p.
m. on Sunday, the 10th of Septem
ber. Everybody ' cordially invited.
Joo M. Abbott, President.
IWo aro to-day driving nu Oldsnii
(Jv? pa^scngor ci?r, which hi?s today
and seventy-nine (11,170) milos,
cents. Tho oar ls si ill running on li
forming hotter to-day (han tho day
right hero In Walhalla which huyo
miles with practically , no expense i
any car in the market that can equi
looks' and endurance. Eighteen (l?
lon of gas (incl from twenty-five lui
C$000) milos to ono gallon pf hil)
Four-Cylinder .Oldsmobile is doing
Very few cars In tho country that ls
antee. .
"Oldsmobile .?
ls Shown in August-Condition De
clined 13.8 Ter Cent,
Washington, Sept. 1.-A reduc
tion of 87.4.000 hales In .the prpspeo
rc?st bf a. hi??ith ago was shown in
the Department of Agriculture's Sop
tombor cotton report, Issued to-day, i
forecasting tho total crop at 10,
?75,000 bales. Tho condition of the
crop declined 13.8 points during Au
gust, as compared with an average
decline of 7.7 points in the previous
len years, tho condition having been
f?7.0 per cent of a normal on Aug.
2."), compared with 70.8 on July 25.
In a special report, in response to
a Senate resolution, tho Department
of Agriculture announced the acre
age of cotton abandoned between
Juno 25 and August 25 amounted
to 3i?7,000 acres, or 1.1 per cent of
tho area in cultiva lion June 25th,
leaving 34,485,000 acres in cultiva
tion on Aug. 25.
Tho Figures on Acreage.
"As tho condition figures of the
regular September 1 cotton report
aro affected by tho acreage abandon
ment," said tho department's state
ment, "no additional deduction for
tho abandonment here shown need
bo made for tho present forecast of
1 0.575,000 bales, based upon the
Aug. 25 condition figuro and tho
acreage In cultivation on June 25."
Tho cotton acreago abandoned
between June 25 and Aug. 25, abd
tho acreago remaining in cultiva
tion Aug. 25, by States, was an
nounced as follows:
Virginia-2,000 abandoned and
?10,000 in cultivation.
North Carolina - 1 4,000 aban
doned and 1,587,000 in cultivation.
South Carolina-33,000 abandon
ed and 1,587,000 In cultivation.
Georgia- 12 1.000 abandoned and
4,005,000 in cultivation.
Florida- 1,000 abandoned and
i 18,000 In cultivation.
Alabama-1 2,000 abandoned and
2,083,000 In cultivation.
Mississippi - 22,000 abandoned
and 3.178,000 in cultivation.
Louisiana-24,000 nhandoned and
1,287,000 \n cultivation.
Texas-62,000 abandoned and 2,
833,000 In cultivation.
Tennessee-5,000 abandoned and
814,000 In cultivation.
Missouri-0.3 per cent abandoned
and 156,000 in cultivation.
Oklahoma-4 3,000 abandoned and
2,707,000 in cultivation.
California-None abandoned and
210.000 In cultivation.
Arizona--Nono abandoned and
105,000 in cultivation.
New Mexico - 2,000 abandoned
and 4 4,000 in cultivation. *.
This year's cotton crop was fore
cast to-day ot 10,575,000 bales by
the Department of Agriculture, bas
ing Its estimate on Hie condition of
tho crop on Aug. 25th, which was
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on Wheels.
>bih\ Model iii A, four cylinders,
(1(0110, eleven thousand one hundred
?Villi ii total fexli?iiso for paris of 75
ls orlgBpil (Iros, lt la actually per
it was first driven.
STANCE, hut. there aro Oldsmobilos
run thousands and thousands of
nt all. We do not. hellovo there is
U tho OLDSMOBILE hi price, j?OO?
H) to twenty (20) miles to ono gnl
inlrerl (250?) to three iluMisand
rlrntiiur oil is what tho now Model
from day to day. lt is ono of tho
sold with a twelve liionths' gunr
la, S. C.
fets tine Pace."
B7.0 per cent of a normal, indicat
ing a yield of 146.2 pounds per acre.
There waK n declino of 13.8 points
in the condition during August.
? Figures of Forecast.
Tho condition of tho crop on Aug.
25 and the forecast of prpductlonL.hy v.'i&
^?^?i?h-'^.^^^ '". . " W v
" States. Condition. Bales
Virginia'.G3 23,000 ? ,
North Carolina. .. .05 750,000
South Carolina; ,. .40 087,00tt
Georgia. ... 4 1 5)08,000
Florida . . . . ... .60 24,000
Alabama4.GO 820,000
Mississippi.GO 1,003,000'
Louisiana.00 414, OOO/
Texas.59 3,044,000
Arkansas .. . ..03 909,000
Tennessee.G.". 278,000
Mlssourio.70 70,000
Oklahoma.53 7S0.000
California .91 130,000
Arizona.S7 55,000
New Mexico .S5 21,000
The California forecast includes
79,OuO ' los from Lower California,
which . .e not included In the United
States total.
Price Declined on Forecast.
Now York, Sept. 1.-The govern
ment cotton report to-day caused
.heavy selling on tho local markets
for a time. December broke from
23.05 to 22.00. Tho trade was a.
heavy buyer on tho break, and new
outsido buying appeared, causing
tho market to recover about eighty
points of tho loss.
Tho recovery was bused on tho
idea that since tho report was com
piled there had been considerable
deterioration in Texas and Okla
DuPro Hurled at Abbeville.
Abbeville, S. C., Sept. 2.-Attend
ed by his father and brother, a few
friends from At lulita and a crowdjof
sympathetic and curious townsfolk,
Ibo funeral of Frank B. Du Pre, li)
year old "Peachtree bandit," who
was hanged tn Atlanta Friday for
tho murder of Irby C. Walker, prlr
vate detective, was held hore this
Paymaster Shot; Payroll Taken.
Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 2.-S. H.
Thompson, paymaster for tho B. IL
Grayson Lumber Co. camp, six miles
from Leeds, was shot down from am
bush and robbed of $1,050 lato to
day. Ho was taken to a local infirm
ary, whoro his condition ls said to bo
Reports to tho sheriff's offlco lato
to-night stated that two nogroos had
boon arrested at Loesd In connection
with tho alloged robbory.
Killed His Daughter hy Mistake.
Jackson, Miss., Sept. 2.-Shooting
at what ho bollevod was a mad (tog,
Stephen Conner, a farmer rosidlng
near Kosciusko, accidentally killed
his 14-year-old daughtor, Ilattlo, ac^
cording to word received boro to-day*

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