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CONEROSS AND VICINITY NEWS.
Tlmiiksgl^lnff Holidays ' (Brought u Number of Visitors. Coneross, Doo. 4-Spoolal; Thanks j giving Day passed- off very quietly '.and pleasantly lu this section. Thoro was quite a bit of community visit ing as well as otbor happenings dur ing tbe day. Misses Salona DuBoso and ber cou sin, .^I?BS Othella Ballon tine, of Greenville, ?petit Saturday and Sun~ : day with Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Alex ander and Mrs. Clara DuBoso, of this ..community. v Bluo Ridge basket ball team play ed Oak Grove on the Oak Grove court On.Thanksgiving afternoon. Tho final score stood 7 to 9 lu favor ot Blue Ridge. They are expecting Keowoo to como over to Blue Ridge Friday afternoon for a game with our boys. LeBtor Roach and wife,,-of Green ville, spent several days with the for-, '.mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Roach, of this community. Miss Rosa Dilworth, of Atlanta, was ? welcome guest of heft* mother, Mrs. Mary Dil worth, of Coneross, a few dayB last week. Sbo was among the crowd that enjoyed the Thanks giving dinner nt her mother's. Oth ers pr?Bont were W. O. Alexander and wife, of Greenville; lt. H. Dll worth and family, of Newry: Mrs. Cora Dllworth and daughter, Miss Virginia, of Westminster' A. N. Prichard and family, of this commu nity, and abjo others, who greatly en joyed the cl Ay, but whoso nt mes we failed to get. T. D. Barker aird wife spent a short while with their uncle, George Walters; and sister, Miss Mary, of Norris, last Wednesday and attended the Morgan reunion In Plckons on Thanksgiving Day. Thoy wore ac companied by Miss Lizzie Barker. Baxter Roach and wife spent one day recently with their children, Fred Roach and Mrs. Clara Ridley, and their famlli?s in Westminster. Several from hero enjoyed the pro gram gi von at Oak Grove yesterday by the Toccoa Falls Institute group of about thirty of the pupils of the Institute, with their superintendent, Dr. Forest, and wife,' who brought their band and gave some splendid music, which was tho most striking part of tho program. Cornelius Davis and wife, of West minster, were spend-the-day guests of Mrs. Nettie Hesse, of this commu nity, last Thursday. The W.M.S. of Coneross prosentod to Long Creek Academy a nice quilt for Thanksgiving, and Mrs. W. F. Haynes also presented to tho Connie Maxwell Orphanage a pretty quilt for Thanksgiving. Roy Arve, of Long Creek, spent /'from Wodnesday to tho end of tho weok willi lioinofolks hore. Little Harriett and Charles Du Boso spent the latter part of last week with relatives in this section. Otis Arve, accompanied by his sis ter, Miss Ora, and a number of her friends from Flat Shoals, spent tho day on Thanksgiving at Long Creek Uh frkihd?. C. v?. Hulloso and wife, of Seneca, ??ce wjie.1*-(".i(3 v-VCsUK o? Mr ;, li'. .'."!. I u1'. > >> and other relatives boro, Let vveiy mum'h?it ot O V W. A. y>-< tho' r?gului meeting hero o i Thursday at 3 p. m. Local Notes from Flat Shoals. Flat/Shoals, Dec. 4 .-Special: In this community Thanksgiving Day passed vory pleasantly. No accidents occurred so far as wo know of. Tho box supper at the school house was a splendid success. A neat sum of money was raised, to be, used to buy equipment for tho school. - Our school is progressing nicely under tho management of Misses Maude and Jesse Keown, of Moun tain Rest, and Miss Ora Arve, of near Walhalla, as toachors. Tho attend ance is excellent. Misses Annie Durham and Leola Owens, and Jim Whitehead, of Wal halla, altondod the box supper at tho school bouso Thursday night. Misses Maude and Jessie Keown, Beatrice and Leora Mead, Ovallne Cowan and Ora Arve, and Raymond Head and Otico Arvo, motorod over to tho Long Creek Academy Thanks giving Dny. Thoy report a most en joyable trip. Mrs. Wm. Tonsley, of Walhalla, and'little daughter, Vivian, spent a few days recently with tho former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. White head. Waltor Barrett wont to Bosnian, N. C., a short while ago, where ho will be engaged in work this winter. David B?rry and family moved last weok to Piedmont. We regret very much to lose thnso good peoplo from our com m un i ty. We regret also that Mr. and Mrs. Sam Snyder and family are moving from our community, i Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Sloan and family aro spending some thoo vis iting in Groenvillo. Miss Fnnnlo bryant, of Snlom, vis ited ffl the homo of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Moss rocontly. Miss Loola Owons visited relatives In this community recently. Raymond Head mado a business trip to Piedmont and Groonvlllo ono day last week. Lot everybody como to Sunday school promptly at 10 o'clock every Sunday morning. LJth Operation,Account of X-Ray. Paris. Doc. 3.-Prof. Vaillant, di rector of tho X-ray laboratory of Lar? iboi8ioro Hospital, undorwent bia 13th operation for amputation yes terday, mado necessary by tho with ering effects of X-rays during tho long oxporiiiionts that have won him prominence. His right forearm was amputated in an off ort to stop tho crooping X-ray malady. Tho op?rations', which have suc coodod ono another, wero begun -on Prof. Vnlllnnt's lott sido with tho re moval of his fingers and ending with tho amputation of bis arm at tho shouldor. Tho dlsoaso bas now at tacked his right side. China ls mining about 2,000,000 tons ot Iron oro annually and mak ing 450,000 tons of pig iron in nntivo furnaces and 250,000 tons In fur naces owned by Jananose. SENECA PEOPI/E CO?GRAirLATE Former Youth of that Plnco on Win ning Rhodos Scholarship. .Seneca, Deo. 6. - Special: Miss Winnifred Adams, of the Calhoun Clemson school faculty, ?spent the Thanksgiving holidays with her homofolks here. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Edwards and baby, spent Thanksgiving in Ander son with Mrs. Edwards* father, Dr. J. 0. Harris, and family. Rev. J. W. Willis is lu Rock Hill attending the 10 2d annual Baptist State Convention. This is the third time Rock Hill has had the honor of entertaining tho State Convention 25 years ago, again in 1917, and the one now in session. The Junior Chrlstlun Endeavor So olety, under the leadership of Miss Nina Harper, pent to tho Thoruwell Orphanage a Thanksgiving remem brance, consisting of a barrel and a half of potatoes, oranges, apples, canned goods, and a check for $5.00. The fourth annual conference of the young Men's Christian Associa tion for boys of this section of the State convened in Greenville Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Charles Gar rison, ono of the sixteen boys from Seneca who attended the convention, was honored by being elected vice president of the association. The Seneca Choral Club gave a delightful and most creditable pro gram of music at the evoning hour for worship Sunday in the Presby terian church. The church was filled to capacity. Mrs. Julian Dendy, who ls tho efficient director, has demon strated through the choir what splen did results follow with practice and all working together. Rev. J. W.'Wil lis gave a talk on "Music Being a Part of Worship." This was a musi cal treat wlftch will have' the public eagerly looking forward to h similar musical treat at Christmas. The Once-a-Weok Club will meet with Mrs. Ralph Ramseur on Thurs day afternoon. It will be gratifying- to tho friends of Rev. and Mrs. C. S. Blackburn, of Greenville, to learn of the distinction and honor conferred on their son, William M. Blackburn, he having won tho'Rhodes scholarship appoint ment to the University of Oxford. Ho will take up this work next fall. Mr. Blackburn graduated from Furman University in 1921, where he made an enviable record. <From Furman he went to Yalo University as a schol arship student in 1921-22. From Yale he went to Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa., In Sep tember ns a member of the faculty. "Billy" was a boy In his early teens when he lived in Seneca during his father's pastorale of tho Seneca and Walhalla Baptist churches. He al ways ranked high In his school work, carrying off several" medals. Wo hoartlly congrat?late our young friend on his successes. Play nt Onkway School House. There will bo given a play entitled Sowii ' for tho Heathen" at Oakway .ho61 .ouse on Friday night, Dec. 1 e characters aye:. Mrs. . udd the hostess-Miss Ellen Flu nu loutit; . :.iio. Chesty, the president-Miss Bertha Barton. Mrs. R. B. Powers, tho stranger Miss Lillio Galloway. Grandma Gibbs (deaf but persist ent)-Mrs. R. H. Prlco. Miss Luolla Huggins, so sentimen tal-Miss Katio Thrasher. Mrs. Strong, a suffragist - Miss Clara Whitworth. Mrs. Meeker, gentle and good Miss Lola Brown." . Mrs. Day, the brido-Mrs. W. R. Barnes. Meeloy, tho hired girl-Mrs. P. S. Mahaffoy. A most cordial invitation is ex tended to all to attond and enjoy the ovening's entertainment. SoUcitor Told to Drop Crooks Case. Columbia, Nov. 30.-Solicitor E. W. Harris, of Anderson, to-day was Instructed by Governor Harvey to drop appeal proceedings In the case of Grover Crooks, who recontly was ordered arrested on tho charge of having vlolatod a parole from the penitentiary. Crooks was ordered ro loasod by Judge Princo, who hold that tho sentence of a paroled con vict continued to run concurrently with tho parolo. This view was up hold by tho Supreme Court In an other case. Notes from Westminster Itouto 5. Westminster, R.F.D. No. 5, Doc. 5.-Special: J. G. Oates, of West-' minster Rt. 5, had tho misfortune to got his righi, knoo badly injured on Oct. 26th. Ur. Oates la omployod by tho SOuthorn Railway. Ho has boon confined to his rooni since tho acci dont. Wc hopo for his early com plote recovery. ,Ray Edward Ooodeon, of Easloy, is spending a few days with his uncle, J. G. Oates. This is Mr. Goodson's first, visit back hero since ho movod away four years ago. His many old friends aro delighted to soo him. $150,000 Counterfeit Found. Now York, Doc. 2.-With tho ar rost to-day of John Popovich, of Los Angelos, carrying 93,500 pounds sterling in counterfeit notos of moro than $150,000 fnco value, Unltod Statos secret service agents said that they had captured tho third of a gang of counterfeiters who have dono what was horotoforo considered almost impossihlo-making and passing bo gus Bank of England notes. Tho other two alleged members of tho bnnd ropprtod to ho under arrest In Los Angeles are Oscar A. Simon I and Ivan Glavadonovlc. Two Arrested-Ono Escapes. On Tuesday morning nt about 2 o'clock Oflloors O. A. Hunnlcutt and W. A. Lawless raided a still on tho rivor nour tho Cherry bridge Thoy captured ten br twolvo gallons of whlskoy and a 35-gnllon copper still and outfit. Ono man, Frank Fant, .was arrested and brought to the Jail, at Walhalla. Another man, R. C. Meelor, was also taken, hut effected his escape. The officers expect to ap prehend him in a few days. COUNTY* CIJAIM8 APPRO VEO. "List of County Claims audited and approved hy the Board at its meet ing held Dec. 1st, 1922: Salaries. J. C. Shockley...$ 164.16 W. H. Simmons. 12.60 W. R. Hunt . . . ?.. 12.50 J. B. S. Dendy. 60. 00 W. J. Schroder . 25.00 R. H. Alexander. 55.65 Ralph M. Pike . ' 55.55 h. C. Spoaros. 150.00 W. M. Alexander. 175.00 Gus Sullivan . 75.00 W. JJ. Littleton . 100.00 W. A. Lawless,. 100.00 O. A. Hunnicutt. 100.00 V. F. Martin. ' 16.67 Miss Etohl L. Counts.... - 78.80 Miss Ethel L. Counts_ 90.91 W. M. Cobb . ..,. 12.60 J. Li. Reeder. 12'60 F. W. Bowen. 12.60 M. T. Hughs. 25 . 00 W. M. Dillard . 26.00 A. P. Grant. , 25.00 W. H. Talley. 27.00 L. C. Graham . .". 10 . 40 Henry Jones . 30.00 W. R. Cobb. 62.60 Total for Salaries ....$ 1492.04 Contingent. , W. M. Alexander. Chain Gang. J. C. Shockley. J. E. Pearson. J. T. Dean. C. K. Brown. John Lynch., W. C. Kelley_ Matt. Cobb_6. S. C. Fields. P. J. Durham . .. Mason Simpson. J. H. Alloy. 45.66 35.62 4.05 63.25 60.00 13.00 100.00 GO. i>0 38.00 GO.00 75.00 482.60 Total for, Chain Gang. . $ Roads. Brock Oil Co.% Public Buildings. Sloan Collins. Walhalla Electric Plant.. Tho Brown Lumber Co. . Seneca Plumbing Co.... 091.52 212.00 24.30 18.50 21.81 I 200.00 M. J. Miller, Secy. . 264.61 251.96 Total for Pub. Bldgs..$ 616.67 Poor. Rescue Orphanage.$ 20.00 Lunacy. V. F. Martin . ?.$ 30. 00 Dr. B. F. Sloan. 40.00 W. M. Alexander. 167.18 Total for Lunacy.$ 237.18 Aid to Old Soldiers and Poor. R. H. Alexander, Co. Tr. . $ 117.00 Court Expenses. * R. H. Alexander, Co. Tr. . $ 1177.50 Dieting Prisoners. W/M.'Alexander.$ 270.00 Grand Total .fftMKU . IT j.e. SHOCK LC\\ J. B. s. DENDY, Supervisor. Clerk. THE UNIVERS Nothing Like T Ever Been No farm tractor ever off or more work value, tha at this astounding new 1 No farm power unit yot do moro for so .little-an size or location can afior son Tractor. Place your order now-the comparison. Price alone mal After that, performance will 170,000 owners, that th?9 ligl most efficient power plant e Let us provo it to you. Wr Piedmont M01 WALHALLA, S. C. y Phono No. 84. Authorized FORD ?Hi LINCO: ell's Drug Store, ?fte "GIFT SHOP" ?.'fi . ? -for Christmas. 46-51 NOTICE Ot FINAL SETTLE ME NT AM DISCHARGE. Notice ls l eroby given that the un dersigned 'ill make application to V. Fj. Marlin. Judge of Probate, tor Oconoe Cou i ty, in t?e State of South Carolina, nt hts office at Walhalla Court. Home, on SATURDAY, tho 30th, day of December, 1922, at ll o'clock in Hie forenoon, or as soon thereafter as said application can bo heard, tor leavo to make Final Set tlement of the Katate of GEORGE M. McK'E-E, .Deceased, and obtain Final Discharge ; .surviving Executor of the Bald Er- ito. JOHN T. McKEE, Surviving Executor of the Estate of . Goorge M. McKee, Deceased. Dec. 6, 1922, 49-52 NOTICE AS TO FILING COUNTY CLAIMS. All yersoMs ?riving claims against Oconeo County, WHO HAVE NOT ALREADY FILED SAME with tho Clerk of the Hoard, will please pre sent them during the month of DE CEMBER, daly itemized and verified under oath, tf you have already sent in your clai a, however, please do not do so again, un it is unnecessary and also confusing. J> C. SHOCKLEY, Supervisor. J. H. S. DENDY", Clerk. Deo. G, I : 22. \ 49-52 NOTICJ TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS. All persons indebted to the Estate of Wi'.T. HCAKDEN, Deceased, are hereby notlimd to make payment to the undersigned, and all persons hav ing claims against said Estate will present tho s ute, duly attested, with in tho time prescribed by law, or be barred. i. ,W. GRAHAM, LEON DEARDEN, Executor? of the Estate of W. T. 'Reardon, Deceased. Nov. 15, Ul22. 46-49 NOTIOJ: TO TRESPASSERS. NOTICE <n hereby given that any entry upon my land, known as part of the Nevile.' Tract, without permis sion, for th? purpose of hunting, fish ing, cutting timoor,"making roads or paths, or any trespass whatsoever,is herel.v forbidden undor full penalty of th * r?"), parties ore warned to kv . up their chickens, turkey;, ard an?mala, br same will be taken up and dooli with'aicording to law. .3 F Ult MAN MOUTON. Nov. ?5? 192ii. 4 6-4 9* ors (fla IRA?TOR his Low Price Known Before Bred more money value, n thc i 'Vuxison Tractor ow p; ice. i can posKb?y buy will d no farm; regardless of d to bc without a Ford re i9 no timo for delay or Ices your choice the Fordson, prove to you, as it has to ht, compact Fordson is the ver hitched to a farm took ite, cal? or phono today? tor Company, WESTMINSTER, 8. ?. Dealers for Phono No. 41. rjfl _ FORDSON? S jp ECI A li HOSIERY The Hosiery Mill will be open for the sale at retail of Hosiery on Next Saturday, Dec 9, 9 A. M. to 1 P. M. Good time to buy for your re gular needs for the holidays. Making the First Start* Wc all feel sometimes that the amount of money we have is too small to start to save. This is the wrong conception. Make the start with what you have and the balance will be easy. Large estates have iDeen built from saving: small sums. Start Savings Account To-Day qt Our officers and directors are experienced, success ful business men. They are always willing to help you with your financial troubles. We solicit you deposits on Savings or Checking Account Prompt services to all business entrusted to us. Bank of West Union, Phone 3- West Union, S. C. -Phone 3 Seneca Cotton Warehouse CAPACITY 5.000 BALKS CHARGES Storage and Insurance. 30c. per month. Liberal Cash Advances on Stored Cotton* Interest Rate, 6 Per Cent Per Annum on ali New Business. G. W. GIGNILUAT, President. PREPAREDNESS DO IT NOW Now is the time to SOW your grain: Plow your land and get ready for the BOLL WEEVIL, for he will surely see you about next "Juvember." In order to do this plowing right and quickly, come to us for IMPLEMENTS. We can furnish you any thing from a plow bolt to M^ wing Machine on short notice from any of the Standard Manufacturers. We also carry Plow Repairs for the following plows: OLIVER, IMPERIAL, BUTCHER & GIBBS, VULCAN, B. F. AVERY, WIZARD, CHAT TANOOGA, SYRACUSE and the BOY DIXIE. -COLE AND OLIVER IMPLEMENTS You will always find our prices in line with good business methods. Whitmire-Marett Hdw. Go. HARDWARE HEADQUARTERS WESTMINSTER WALHALLA (Phono No. 80.) (Phone No. ll.) SOUTH CAROLINA