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TO BUY YOUR OATS,
WHEAT BRAN, .
A Kt Kv VBIZ VFI
Some folks Hxod up thoir sleds,
Aud thoy rtd ;
But I'll bot you'll uovor guess
What wo did.
Woll, our shop friz up so hard
* Monday morn
That tho man who thoro could work
Ain't boon born.
Wo all "pulled up our stakes,"
And wo loft,
Just as though wo of our sonsos
Our gun? with loadod sholls
Wo thou rammed
But if any gamo wo see'd
This is a pioturoof ono of our oiti/.ons
who lind to got up last Monday night.
Do you rocognizo tho faco?
-Koop off tho icol
-Bavo you got tho grip?
-Whow! Ualn'titboon cold.
-Yostord'ay was Aoh Wednesday.
-St. Valentino's day baa conv) and
-Bavo your town liconso ronowod
at onco and savo ponalty.
-Last Sunday was tho anniversary of
Abraham Lincoln's birth.
-"Bomombor tho Maine." Sho was
blown up A yoar ago yostorday.
-Noxt Wednesday is tho anniversary
of tho birth of Goorgo Washington,
-Wo rogrot to learn that Shorif? W.
W. MOSB is unwell and confiuod to his
-Mr. Wm. G. Perry, of Enorco, ?B
visiting his father, Mr. Wm. Perry, and
-Capt. S. K. Bondy, a clover knight
of tho grip, visited his family in Wal
halla this ?rook.
-Go to soo J. Sc J. S. Carter, Westmin
ster. Thoy havo a lot of mules and
horses for salo and it will pay you to ROO
thom if you want to buy.
-Mrs. II. E. Schroder and th reo ohll
dreu and Mrs. J. M. Fcndorgrass loft last
Saturday morning for Kingstrco, where
they will spond some limo among rela
tives and frionds.
-Go to Claude Little Sc Co., Westmins
ter, 3. C., for your dry goods, shoos,
hats, groceries, ?fee. Thoy will savo you
-Tho senior editor of TllK GOUKIBR
wont to Pendleton to-day to closo a trade
for brick for tho building of our now
-Tho administrators of tho lato Col.
C. L. Hollingsworth, of Pickons, sold
last week 180 bales of cotton at ti? cent?
to W. W. llurgoBH, of Greer's.
-Dr. W. J. Bramlott, of Greonvillo,
arrived in Walhalla, Tuesday and re
mained Wednesday in consultation with
Dr. Darby as tx? tho condition of Mrs.
W. W. Moss.
-Bo suro to tako your produco to J.
& J. S. Carter, Westminster. They will
pay you tho highest markot price, and
sell.you goods at cash prices. How docs
thia suit, you?
-Greonvillo Nows: "Mr. (Joell Todd,
of Seneca, a brothor of Druggist A. M.
Todd, of this city, has accepted a posi
tion with John h. Wior, tbo grocer, and
will mako Greonvillo his homo."
-Don't fail to road tho advertisement
of J. Sc J. S. Cartor. Thoy koop an up
to-date stock of goods, and aro deter
mined, by thoir low prices, to lot thom
-South Carolina was represented in
tho battlo with tho Filipinos on tho 5th
instant in tho poison of Mr. Jack Floyd,
a son of Mr. J. S. Floyd, of Walhalla.
Ho is in a Nebraska regiment.
-Just rocoivod n car load of tinco and
four-year-old mulos for snlo. Thoy will
grow you money ovory day. Como quick!
A. W. THOMPSON, Seneca, S. C.
-Miss Jane Adgor, a siBtor of tho lato
Bov. J. B. Adgor, 1). D., died in Char
leston on tho 7th inntant at an advanced
ngo. Sho 'Md not long survivo her dis
-Just rocoivod a car load of th roo and
four-year-old mules for salo. Thoy will
grow you monoy ovory day. Como quick !
A. W. THOMPSON, Seneca, S. 0.
-Last Saturday ono of Mr. li. lt.
Westmoreland's children got ono Hido
and arm burned vory badly by falling in
the firo. Tho child caught it? foot under
a cooking untonsil, which was sitting
Hoar tho flroplnco, and stumbled, result
ing a? abovo stated.
-A sovoro wind storm struck our
neighboring town of Sonoca (hi/ morn
ing about 3 or I o'clook and did consido
rablo damage Tho telephone wires are
brokon and torn up, foncos aro con
siderably blown down and tho old Koo
woo Hotel unroofed.
-Hov. J. F. Singleton, tho pastor of
tho Baptist church at Pondloton, was
married Tuesday, February 14th, to Miss
Bosabollo Smart, of Troy, Abbovillo
county, S. C. Tho groom is woll known
in Oconoo county, whore ho has many
friends, who oxtoud congratulations and
wlnli tho happy young couplo many years
of joy and fol lei ty.
-Tho snow last Saturday night ap
pealed to tho inventivo genius of sumo of
the young mon In town, and oarly Sun
day morning, with hammer mid saw,
thoy wero out transforming part? of bug
gies and plocos of lumbor into sloigliB.
By noon severn! voty couifortablo-look
Ing snow rigs woro gliding noiselessly
pyor about four indios of snow,
MEAL and HULLS
O. G. JAYNES.
-Major Wm. J.'Stribling spout aBhort
timo in Columbia on business last wonk.
-Statistics show that, during tho past
wook, 7,431 rabbits havo boen killod in
Ooonoo county P
-We havo rocoivod Volumo 1, No. 1,
of tho Dallington Courior, published by
Chas. A. Drown.
-Mr. W. T. Grubbs, of Fair Play, has
boon appointed ono of tho Supervisors of
Registration for this county.
-Thoro was no pronohlug iu any of
tho Walhalla churohoB last Sunday on
account of tho sovoro weather.
-Dr. D. B. Darby and R. T. Jayoos.
Esq., and Capt. U.C. Strothor woro in
Andorran? last wook on businoss.
-Chiokons and oggs havo boon bring
ing good pilcos all tho winter. It would
bo a good idea to raino poultry instead
of cotton this year.
-An Ogg famine ia imminent, in Greon
villo. Fow grocors thoro aro nblo to got
any eggs and thoy aro soiling at 25 oonts
por dozen, a riso of 121 cont? in a wook.
-Dr. J. W. Roll and wifo aro oxpoctod
homo from Now York thiB ovoning.
Thoy will rocolvo tho congratulations of
thoir many Walhalla friends on thoir ro
. -J. W. Sholor, Esq., was in Columbia
last wook on profoBBionnl businosB. Ho
mot tho Oconoo dologntion and roportod
thom nil in good health, oxoopt Hon. E.
E. Vernor, who was wrostling with an
attack of tho grip.
-Tho thormomotor at tho woathor
bureau at Clemson Collego rogiRtorod 7
dogrco8 bolow zero at 8 o'clock Tuesday
morning. This is tho coldest woathor
oxporionccd thoro since donison has
boon in cxistonco.
-Mr. P. E. Aloxnndor, of Halo, Piek
oiiE county, is in Walhalla on a vis;t- to
Mr. W. B. P. Corbin. Mr. Aloxnndor ro
moved from this to PiekoiiB county niuo
years ago. Wo aro glad to soo him cir
culating among UB again.
-Tho friends of Mrs. W. W. MOBS re
gret that her aorious illness continues.
Sho has lost ground vory rapidly during
tho last fow days, and thoro is now llttlo,
if any, hopo of her rccovory. Mrs. Dr. J.
W. Bowen, of Mount Pleasant, arrived
last ovoning to romain with hor ?nether
until 'boomi. Tho many friends of tho
family extend hcnrt-folt sympathy.
-Mr. P. B. Maxwoll and Miss Zoo
Rlockloy woro married on Wodnosday
morning, February lath, and immediately
afterwards boarded tho Southern train at
Anderson, S. C., for a bridal trip of two
or lb ?-oe weeks to various points ia Flo
rida. Tho marriage was a quiet homo
affair. Tho brido is a nieco of Mrs. IC.
A. Roll, of Walhalla, and has many
friends hero. Sho is an acoompllahod
and popular young Indy. Many friends
ON t end congratulations and wish Mr. and
Mrs. Maxwoll a long lifo of happiness
-Col. IL S. VanDivioro waa ovorcomo
by tho cold last Monday morning, and
was found lying at his door in an uncon
scious condition. Do had slept, nt lits
now house, on Collego street, nonr tho
dopot, and got up and wont to his old
homo on Main strcot, whoro his family
wore. They woro making pr?paration?
to niovo to thoir now rcsidonco. Col.
VanDivioro got to tho door and fell. Ho
waa found by Mr. Wilmot Smith and
carried into tho itouso. Stimulant? woro
ndministorod and ho was soon rovivod.
His many friends rogret to know that
ho is yot unable to bo about.
Romombor, wo give you thrco to
four times moro aood-and hot
ter-than you got in packages.
Wo aro headquarters for Drugs,
Seeds, China, Lamps, Agato, Gran
ito, Kimmel, Galvonizod and Tin
ware, Wall Papor, BaBkotB,
Brooms, Stoves, Chairs and otlior
I.iat of Letter*.
Tho following is a list of lottors re
maining uncalled for in tho Walhalla
post oflico for tho month ending Janu
ary 81, 18?I0: Eliza Owens, Mrs. Rosa A.
Harnett, Mrs. Jane Brown, G. O. Dodd,
F. T. Allison, Goo. H. Kostor. Persons
calling for any of tho abovo lottors will
pienso say that thoy aro advertised.
J. M. MERRICK, P. M.
[tlnffiittrttt?? r<>?" ?couet?.
Wo learn that tho following Magie,
trates havo been nppointod for Oconoo
by Gov. Ellorho, to-wit: W. O. Whito at
Walhalla, T. E. Stribllng at Seneca, S.
H. Johns at Westminster, J. II. Sanders
at Oakway, I>. V. Wright at Fair Play,
J. L. McCarloy in Soncca Township, J.
I). McKiunoy at Salom, F. L. Moody in
Whitewater Township, and M. H. Loo in
dh nu |f? of Tittie for Kloliliug Douri*.
Tho datos for holding court in all the
counties of tho Eighth Judicial Cirouit
havo boon changed by tho Loginlaturo.
Tho bill only lacks tho Governor's sig
nature to bocomo law. Tho chango is to
tako olTcct May 1st. Following aro tho
times designated by tho now bill for
Oconoo county: (knut to (?pen second
Monday in March, second Monday aftor
fourth Monday In Juno, sixth Monday
aftor tho fourth Monday in Soptenibor.
Menti, of n CleMllnnrlnn.
Aunt Chaney Holden, ono of tho oldest
colored womon in tho Stnto, diod at hor
homo, on Mr. J. C. Garrison's placo, near
Walhalla, Wednesday morning, 15th
instant. Hor age was mild lo bo ovm
hundred yonrs. Site was an old woman
in slavery times, whon sho and her hus
band, Jako Holden, holonged to William
Molden. Unelo Jako diod two years ago,
aftor seeing ovor a contury como and go.
Thoy belonged to tho old school and
always onjoyod tho good will of their
whito friends. Hor body was buried
beside hor husband, at Flat Rook Baptist
church, thin (Thursday) morning.
The following ?re (lie app??uU??at*
of tho Westminster Olreult for tho year
First Sunday-Hopowoll, ll a. m.;
Nazareth, 8.80 p. m.
Second Suuday-Westminster, ll a. m. ;
Kook Springe, 8.80 p. m.
Third Sunday-Center, ll a. to. >
Fourth Sunday-Book Springs, U a.
m. : Westminster, 8.80 p. m.
H. B, D Atm AM., P. C.
'?Afr. Jchw.lMS 'Jl ui ?ed Him Iioe??.'?
Henry Johnson, colored, was shot near
hil? hom.* tn Walhalla, on Wednesday
night last, between ll and 12 o'oloek, by
Major Alexander, colored. Johnson says
Aloxaudor has been boarding at his
house for some time and would not pay
his bills. Johnson gavo him bin walking
papors, and Aloxaudor vosouted this sort
of troatment, Bulling a "82," Major lot
a couple balls roll, ono striking JontiBon
in the face, grazing tho oheok Brightly,
and the other entering ono of his arms.
Johnson is not seriously hurt,
Hnriped Our News.
In our last issue wo had a notion of
tho appointment of Mr. J. P. KOCBO as
Auditor for this oounty. VTe secured
tho information by telegram from Co
lumbia, for which we paid. It was our
nows. When we wont to press, aud our
first issue was olroulatod, tho editor of
Tho Ooonce Nows found this informa
tion in our ooluraus and uulooked bis
form and insortcd a notico of Mr. Kooso's
appointment after a portiou of his ?BUUO
had boon oiroulnted. Tho information
which ho usod was obtained through
thia papor. Wo find uo kind of objoo
tion to furnishing news to our neighbor,
but we do ?iinint timi wo aro oittittod to
orodit for tho samo.
Tko Auditor'? Office..
On account of tho illness of Govoruor
Bliorbo tho notico of tho appointment of
Mr. J. P. Kooso as Auditor was not sont
out to him until tho 14th instant. Wo
presumo Mr. Kcoso will now bo com
missioned iu a fow days. Wo wish to
tiny to those poisons who hnvo boon ore
vented from making thoir returns boforo
now that thoy will bo givou a full oppor
tunity of doing BO. Tho opinion of tho
At loi ney General is to tho offOOt that tho
Auditor lins it in his discretion to oxtond
tho timo within which to take tho Vo
tums. No penalty will attach until
ovory ono has boon gi von ample opportu
nity to rondor in thoir proporty.
? f Frecxes Here.
In common with ovory other town and
community in tho "Sunny South" Wal
halla had a full clasp of tho hand by tho
ice liing this wook. It bogan snowing
Saturday morning nnd contiuuod with
little abatement until Monday morning,
when wo had about six inchon of dry,
hard, lllnty snow. Sunday and Monday
tho temperature wont down Btoadily.
Tuesday morning nt sun-up tho thor
momotors in Walhalla generally regis
tered 8 dogrooB bolow zoro. This broko
tho record so far as known boro. Tuos
day afternoon tho chango for tho warmer
bogan. Wednesday round a normal
temperature,1 and to-day things beglu to
fool natural again. It has, indeed, boon
a trying spoil of woathor for this latitude
It is probnhlo that vory littlo damage,
however, has boon dono to small grain
crops, as tho ground was covorod with a
good coat of snow.
Jfniit for l'un.
In tho rocont primary olootion a cor
tain man, who votos at Rotroat, votod
and nt tho bottom of tho tickot signed,
Yours truly, -
During tho rocont term bf Court a
uogro woman, who io. tho mothor of a
mulatto kid, was sitting in Court with
tho youngster, who was raising a rackot.
A prominent man, who was acting as a
constable, started to tho mothor to mako
her quiet tho kid, whon it bogan calling
him papa, and "ho quickly turned
Last wook a man walkod into U. S.
CommiBsionor Sholor's ofllco and asked
Guy Qrovo who that man .'nosso" was
thai, was raiding with Hill Corbin. Ho
sai l ho road in tho oounty papor (TUB
COVBIBK) that Dill Corbin and "posso"
i aided snell and auoli a placo and thai1 hu
wanted to know who "ho" was.
Goorgo Sponcor Bays tho county will
have to got somo moro casos against I
him. If thoy don't, ho says, wo won't
have any Court at all.
BEAT? "IK KLONDIKE.
Mr. A. v Thomas, of Marysville,
Texas, has found a moro valuable dis
covery than bas yot boon mado in tho
Klondike. For years he KI. ff oreel untold
agony from consumption, aeennipanlod
by homorrhagos, aud was absolutely
cured by Dr. King's Now Discovory for
consumption, coughs and colds. Ho do
clares that gold is of littlo valuo In com
parison with this marvelous euro; would
lt.ive it even if it cos!, a hundred dollars
n bottle. Asthma, bronchitis and all
throat and lung affections aro positivoly
cured by Dr. King's Now Discovory for
I consumption. Trial bottles freo at J. W.
Hell's, Walhalla, W. J. Lunnoy's,Sonoca,
and H. li. /ammerman's, Westminster,
drug stores. Regular si/.o 50 conta ana
$1.00. Gnarantood to ouro or ?rico re
A Bad Hoad Condition.
Throe out of tho four milos of road
between Soneoa and Newry la from
twolvo to twonty inches doon in mud and
ico-simply impassable! Tho contractor
for tho United States mail between tboso I
towns first gavo up tho wagon; tried
horseback - that has boon now for some
timo abandoned, and tho mail bag is now
oarricd on foot via cross-tioB of .Saut hern
Railway Company. Thousands of dol
lars of taxes aro litorally thrown aw.*/
ovory year "working tho roada," and wo
novor havo tho roads. For an intelligent
community to put up with this waste and
want yoar af tor year is simply surprising.
For La Grippe.
Thomas Whitfield ?fe Co., 2-10 Wabash
avenue, cornor Jackson streot, ono of
Chicago's oldest and most prominent
druggists, recommend Chamberlain's
Cough Romody for la grippe, a? it not
only givoB a prompt and complote rollof,
but also conni eructs any tendency of lo
grippo to result in pneumonia.. For salo
y J. W. Roll, Walhalla; W. J. Lunney,
Soneca, and II. B. Zimmerman, West
Death of Samuel C. Cason.
Mr. Samuol C. Cason, of Abbnvillo,
assistant clork of tho I louse of Ropro
aontatives, died in Columbia Monday
morning, l it h instant. Ho had under
gone nu operation for appendicitis and
novor rallied from tho oiToots of tho opo
ration. Ho was once a law pan nor of
Wants to Know Wlioro Casoy Is.
Rimons CO'JRlKlt: For tho sako of
Hiifforing humanity, will you ploMO givo
tho following spa.ee In your valuablo
Thoro is a woman In this section who
wanta to know whnro Aaron Ctumv ln:
Whon Casoy was last hoard of hoclafniod
to livo on Samuel Sutton's land, in
Hi nally ('reek township, Andorson ooun
ty, South Carolina.
Ho ls vory tall ; about 48 or 50 yoars of
ago; dark complected; oyos, sho thinks,
black or gray; beard and hair gotting
This woman is without homo, fo id or
rament, only as tho neighbors contri bato
Any ono tbnt can givo tho writer any
information as to Casoy's whereabouts
will bo paid for his or hor troublo.
J. ALONZO BROWN,
Catocohoe, S. C.
Andorson papers and ovory papor in
tho United States, a friond to justice,
Money for the Navy.
WASHINOTON, February 18.-Tho naval
appropriation bill ls prnotically com
pleted, savo in minor dota'ds, and all its
ossontial foaturos were mada known
to-day. It appropriates a total of $H,
HORB TROUBLE FOU NEAL.
Humor? of Something Wrong With j
Tho ?ndert.mi correspondent of tho
Atlanta Journal, writing undor dui? of
Fob nt ?ry ll, nays:
"Serious trouble ls browing iu He for m
olrolos hore, owing to tho condition of
affairs in thoofilco of Superintendent of
tho Stato Penitentiary WT A. Neal, who
was defeated for re-olootion. It is stated,
on what appears to1 bo vgood authority,
that all is not well with his accounts. A'
g sn oral upheaval now dooma imminent.
"Col. Neal is now boro, having ?pine
from Columbia yesterday in company
with J. S. Fowler. W. Q. Hammond. J,
B. Watson aud other l?aseos of conviots,
whoso eontraots were tn danger of revo
cation by tho Board of Directors now in !
Bennion. Those three gentlemen aro.
also Neal's bondsmon, and it hi said
creditors. A number of tho contracts
woro revoked for irregularities, among
thora Watson's, who is charged tor three
years' hire. Watson being tho nominal
ownor of tbe W. A. Neal plantations in
Anderson and Piokoos oountles. lt is
said tho lossoos aro still charged largo
amounts for the annual biro of oonviots |
for whiob thoy hold roooipts. Mr. Fow
ler ia tho only ono who could bo soon
this morning. Ho was vory rotloont and
would noithor afllrm or deny, but said
ho had a satisfactory Bottlomout .rlth
the board ns lossoo.
"Nearly all aro eh urged with applying I
products of tho Stato to thoir individual
account hero, giving oflloial receipt for
"Noni has boon a potent factor in State
and county politics for a number of
yearn, wielding tromondoUB influence.
Ho ia known as tho 'Mark Hanna of
South Carolina.' "
1). J. M. on the Jackson Limbless*
Emrous COURIER: I will endeavor to
explain my viows iu rognrd to tho Jack
son limbloss cotton. My idon was that
If Mr. Hunnioutl would gunrantoo his
80ed to produce noven halen por aero and
nell thom nt a reason duo figuro, I would
plant my orop witli Iiis need. I havo had
no oxporionoo with tho Jackson limbloss
oottou, but do not th'uk tho statomont I
an to its producing sovon bales to tho |
aero unreasonable. I remember to havo
road of ono heavy belo of ootton grown
on ono-sovonth of an aero.
A testimonial of Thoa. P. Hill, of I
Dooattir, DoKalb county, Georgia, says
ho ho had fifty acron, which avoragod
throo bales por aoro of tho Afrloan Jaok
Ron limbless cotton. Somo of it was
fourteon foot in hoighfc. Whore. I differed
from my friend, Mr. J. A Cook, was j
moro ospooially as to tho sc d which ho
said wo needed, namely! aced that would
mnko ono boll to tho stalk or ono halo to
ten acron. As ho admits, wo all havo a
right to,our opinions. This hoing tho
caso, wt? would havo to got fifty oonts por
pound for our ootton, and thon bo iii a
worso condition than wo aro with cotton
at four couts. In my opiuion, if wo could
mnko neveu bales of cotton por noro thoro
would bc no nooosBity of going to tho
extr?mes Mr. Cook Bpoko of. I hold
this idea! It would bo far bottor for us
if wo could make as much cotton on ono
aoro as wo do on fifteen or twenty. Tho
idoa is not to incienso tho numbor of
halon, but to mnko it with so mindi loss
cy penna, and give more lime to raising
corn, wheat, oats and othor things that
will pay bottor than cotton; dovoto moro
of our timo to building barns and im
moving our farms, and thou, inn!ead of j
having to wrap our ootton in silk to sell
it, wo would be ab!? to wear silk-or, in
othor words, wo would bo ablo to oom
poto with tho timos, n. J. M.
An Honest Medicino for La Urlppo.
Goorgo W. Waitt, of South Gardlnor,
Mo., says: "I havo had tho worst cough,
cold, chills and grip and havo t alum
lots of trash of no Mcount but prc "H |
to tho vendor. Chamberlain's Cong
Bomody is tho only thing that lias dono
any good whatever. I havo used ono GO |
cont bottle mid the chilla, cold and grip
have all loft ino. I congi ut ula'o tho
manufacturen) of au honest medicine."
For salo by J. W. Boll, Walhalla; W. J.
Lunnoy, Sondoa, mid ll. B. Zimmerman,
Whipping Post In Delaware.
WII.MINOTON, DKI.., Fobruary ll,- I
With tho thermometer standing at zoro |
three culprit ii were placed in tho pillory
for au hour at tho Newcastle jail yard
this morning. On account of tho intenso
cold tho mou woro well covorod with
blankots, but whon released woro so bo
numbod that thoy could scarcely stand.
Upon hoing thawod out, two of the I
throo, togothor with six othors, woro |
sont, to tho whipping post. Ono man,
convioted of murderous assault, received
forty lashes, another twenty and six
others flftoon lashes oaoh. Tho back of
tho man who rocoivod tho forty lashes
was badly out, blood trickling from tho
Dr. Pierce was first to introduco a lit
t lo pill to tho A mei ?eau pooplo. Many
have imitated thom but nono have ap
proached his "Pleasant Pollots" in truol
worth, or value, for all laxativo and ca
thartic pm mises.
Liquor Question in tho Legislature
COLUMBIA, S. C., Fobruary l-l.-Tho
Sonato to-day, by a voto of 2-1 to 14, ro
fuscd io kill Archer's bill to allow county
elections botwoon prohibition and tho
dispensary. Tho motion thou carno up
on Henderson's Stato roforondum bill,
which was voted down by a .? oto of 27 to 8.
Thon Mr. Hayfield's amendment to have |
tho vote on throo questions-license, pro
hibition and license by conni ion.-carno ]
up. Mr. Mayflold's substituto was lost |
by a voto of 0 lo 20.
Amendments woro offered and adoptod
for tho olections to bo hold twenty-one ?
days aftor notice givon. Horry and
Groonwood will bo exempted from tho
bill. Tho Archor bill was finally ordorcd
to Its third reading by a voto of 20 to 14.
The bill provides for countlos to got from
undor tho dispensary. All othors wore
voted down. Notice of amendment, was
f;lvon. Tho Houso took no voto on tho
oonl opt nm question.
Tho Houso passed thosunply bill.
Mr. Princo offered Ids absoluto prohi
bition bill as a substitute for Mr. McCul
lough's. Mr. McCullough accoptod it.
A motion to i udell nit ely postpone tho
Prlnco-McCullough hill was carried by 8.1
to 20 on an ayo and nay voto. Prohibi
tion for tho Stato was, therefore, snowed
Debate was thou taken up on tho Itob
iiison bill, offering option between prohi
bition and tho dispensary. Bleaso, of I
Nowborry, thus far is tho main spoakor |
for tho dispensary, and Mr. Stevenson
was making a fino speech for tho bill
when n rocoss was takon.
Tho sentiment, for tho Rollinson bill ?8
Mr. Saudors has offered tho Arolior
(Sonato) bill as a substitute.
Fatal Kailroad Wreck.
GUA W.KSTON, 8. C., Fobruary 14.-A
construction eugine carrying ten poisons,
employees of Hie road and li nenien of the
Long Dist ance Tolopliono Company, now
working botwean boro and Augusta, was
dei ai bal on thc : mil h Carolina Ka il way,
ll milos from this city, at 1.45 o'olook
to-day. Two men woro killed and tho
othor eight, moro or less seriously injurod.
At tho ll mile-post tho trnok spread with
out warning, and tho ongino was precipi
tated into tho ditch. Tho dead and
wounded woro all brought to this oity ar;
soon aa possible
A North Carolina Judge Impeached.
RALBIOH, N. C., Fobruary 13.- Tho
Tho Mouse of Koprosoiitat'vos of tho
Gonoral Assoinbly of North Carolina to
day passed a ro.iolution rocommonding
tho impoachmont of Judge W. L. Nor
wood, of tho Twelfth Judicial Dlstrlot.
I Specification : That said W. L. Norwood
is an habitual drunkard, mid lias boon
Jmhlioly drunk while exercising tho
littles of his ofllco.
Mr. J. H. Latimor, brother of Con
gressman Kalino r, died at his homo in
Abbavillo county on tho 8th instant,
aged 60 yoars. A wife and two oliiidron
CONO?OTfcn BY A. L. GOS3BTT.
WBB TM i sm-HK, February 14.-And' ?t
snowed. Hasn't tho weather been bit*
torry cold since it fV'l? The merourr
reported below; ?ero this morning.
Mrs. W. E. Cheswoll, of Nowry, was |
visltiug the family of her father, Mr. T.
II. Jones, Just week.
Mr. Ira Donny Gaines, of Gainesville,
Ga., visited,.relatives and "a friend" in
Went ?ni mi lev Sunday toni .Mond ny.
' None of 'ino passenger or Vestibule
trains havo been running on sohodule
time in soveral day?.. . ,
Miss Hattie Norris loft last Friday for
an extended visit io Choster, Clinton Sud
elsewhere. At Chester on Wednesday
she. was bridesmaid at the marriage of j
Min? Alice MoPaniel to Mr. James Shan
Mina Rozzlo Cox, of the county, has !
been spending tho past week with rola- 1
Uves aud friends in town.
Littlo Mary, iufant daughter of J- S.
Allon, oolorod, died on Monday morning,
13th instant, aged li mouths.
The unfavorable weather last Sunday
(lld not proven i, some of tho young men
from inaking tho accustomed calls.
Sohle of our young citizens can be seen
sleigh riding. They seom to be enjoy
ing the spore.
Mr. Claude Littlo, who baa been indis
posed on ncoouut'of grip, is up ana about |
This is St. Valentino's Day. A rathor
cold timo for tho boys and tho hirds to
chooBo their mates, but the sky is clear
and tho surface of tho earth looks mot tv.
; Baokle&'s Arales Salve*
Tho boat salve in tho world for outs, I
bruises-, uorso, uloors, salt rhoum. fevor
Hores, totter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and nil skin eruptions, and posi
tively ouros pilos, or no pay required. It
is guarani ced to givo poi feet enlist act lon,
or monoy refunded. Price 25 couts por
box. For salo by 1). B. Darby, Walhalla; ]
W. J. Lunney, Seneca, aud H. B. Zim
OAKY/AY, S. C., Fobruary 13.-Thoro I
woro no sorvicos ot tho Baptist church
last Sunday. I don't know why, unless
it was beonuso our preacher did not
want to soil tho beautiful carpot. Well,
I suppose wo shall have to exouso him
MIBB KBBIO Hill, from Horse Covo, N.
C., spout Friday night with tho family of
Prof. J. S. .1 nuninga.
Messrs. David McGuiro and Walker |
Jones visited friends at .Montis Union
Friday night. Wo hoar thoy wont spark
ing. Look out, boys, you know you go
Messrs. Cullon Dearden and Cephtss
Myora wont rabbit hunting Saturday
afternoon. Thoy roport catching B?X",
shot'sovou/woundod ton-but wo don't
Miss Alice Adams and Mr. Russell
Boardon spent Saturday night with Gio
family of Mr. J. W. Boarden.
With Badnoss wo chronicle thu misfor
tune of Mr. C. C. Myora tho other night.
Carl ran against tho gate-post and
knocked ono sido of ids moustaoho off,
and what ho said was a plonty.
Mr. Hamp Haley, ono of Oakway'a
most prominent young mon, visited his
Bl?tor, Mrs. M. Bruce, at Townvillo ou
Mrs. Spearman DobbiuB is visiting hor
mother ai Townvillo this wook.
Mr. W. W. Boar-don, our flrst-olass car
porter, made a business trip to- West
Mr. Woodson (?ilea mid Miss Sallio
MoLoBkoy woro BOOH driving through our
town last Sunday afternoon.
Misses Lila and Mary Boodor, tho
bright littlo daughters of Mrs. M. J.
Reeder, spout Thursday night with
Misses Ila and Cora Boardon.
While walking or tho sidowalk Satur
day night Mr. Russell Reardon stumped
his too and foll down. Ho says ho didn't
got ono blt dusty.
Miss Annie Maloy, who is leaching
a ll. . ni hilling school at Retreat, wSS visit
ing homo-folks Saturday night and Sun
Our friend. Mr. Wiltoo Mason, is una
bio to attend school on account of ?ore
oyos. Hurry up and got well, Wilton;
wo need you iu sobool. .
Tho "Oakway Dobating Society" mot
Friday evening. Subject: "Should tho
dispensary bo abolished or not ?" Jack
says ho is almost afraid to be out for
foar tho blind tigors will got him. Thoro
woro soino warm speaking on both sides.
Tho decision was In favor of tho noga
Tho girls of tho Oakway High School
havo organized a "Litorary Socioty" and
expect to challongo tho boys in tho near
Mr. Josso Martin, who ia nttonding
school at this placo, visited home-folks
Friday night and Sunday.
Mr. W. M. Lommons is bossing Mr.
Jamos King's saw mill, near Fair Play.
Mr. King is wiso in scouring Mr. Lom
mons as overseer.
Miss Alma Brown, who has boon vory
sick, is hotter at this writing.
Littlo Miss Irono Gibson, who has boon
upending a wbilo with hor grandparents,
returned to hor homo at Fair Play Satur
day. . X. Y. Z. OAllTEll PABTNBB.
,. .-.--?i? *.
The , bad breath is a danger signal.
Look- ont for itl If you havo it, or any
othor symptom of indigestion tako a bot
tle or two of Dr. Pierce's Golden Modioal
Discovery. It will straighten out tho
troublo, make your blood puro and
healthy and full of nutriment for tho t is
sues. It is a strong statement, but a true
ono that tho "Gobion Medical Disco /ory"
will euro 08 por cont of all oasos of eon
sumption if it is taken in the oarly otages.
It will roliovo even tho most obstinate
ensos of long standing.
Yankco and Snndhillor ingenuity mot
yesterday an d ofTootod a joint triumph.
Wo saw a Khodo Island soldier and a
Ricidand county youth oocupying a
sleigh made out of a gooda box and
drawn by ono of our own sandhill bull
yearlings. Thoy wore having a delight
ful, though doliborato, outing on tho
snowy roads.-Columbia Stato, Fobruary
Twenty Years Proof.
Tutt's Liver Pills keep the bow
els in natural motion and cleanse
the system of all impurities An
absolute cure for sick headache,
dyspepsia, sour stomach, con
stipation and kindred diseases.
"Can't do without them"
R. P. Smith, Chilesburg, Va.
writes I don't know how I could
do without them. I have had
Liver disease for over twenty
years. Am now entirely cured.
Tutt's Liver Pills
Throo nogrooB woro lynched at Leos
burg, Ga., Friday night. A mob of COO
mon wont into tho littlo town at mid
night, hroko into tho jail and took thoro
from tho throo uogroos and lynohod
thom. Tho mon woro not hung. They
woro tied up to a troo and shot full of
bolos. ' Those throo nogroos lynched
woro tionoornod in a most rovolting out
iago and a ori'mo which has stirred ?South
Goorgia to its dopths. Last Docombor
thoy entered tho house of John Maronoy,
a sobool toaohor, near Loesburg. Tho
loador of tho black trio ordered Mrs.
Maronoy to tlo her husband's hands be
hind his back, after whioh they bound
him to a bod. The nogroes tuon ran
sacked tho house and ono of thom out
raged Mrs. Maronoy in sight of her help
less and infuriated husband. The no
groes CROL pod and, although the .'tata
has offeree heavy rewards, they were not
captured u: til two days before tho lynch
DISEASE PBOVBD HE YON JJ QUESTION TO
BB INFECTIOUS-IS UAl'JOi.v CON?
(?UK Kt NO TBS OOUNTBY.
La grippe is a contagious dinoane. Its
speoiflo germ usa been positively identi
fied, aud it is tr?o?mitCod from person to
person el thor by direct contact or hy
inhaliog the germs while they float in tbo
air. It is\? dangerous disease, lowering
bo vitality and wastiug tho resistive
power so that pneumonia, hoart disease,
nervous prostration and insanity find
easy vlotims. No speoiflo is known that
will kill tho grip gorm, but it may bo
driven out and its o Hoots overcome by
tho prompt uso.of Dr. Milos' Restorative
"La grlppo lott my nervous system so
rucked and shattered that I could not
sleep, and for two: months was Under tho
influence of narcotics. Physicians and
friends gave mo up to dio; butin two
days after I commenced taking Dr. Miles'
Restorative Nervino I bogan to improvo,
and in a month's timo I was entirely
oured. It is tho greatest health rostoror
D. W. ItiivroN, Louisville, Ky.
Ail druggists aro authorized to soil Dr.
M??b' Nervino on a guarantoo that first
bottlo bonoflts or monoy refunded. Be
euro and got Dr. Milos' N ervine. Book
lot on heart and nor vc? sont free.
DB. MILES MEDICAL CO.,
QPR SENECA BOBBEE
CONDUCTED HY MISS M A BY K. SWANN.
THK STUDENTS' CLUB.
SENECA, Fobruary 14.-A mooting of
tho Studonts' Club was hold Friday af
ternoon with tho MIBSOS Thompson. Tho
literary programmo was much onjoyod
and consisted of a skotoh of tho lifo of
Longfellow by Miss Christine Diokson;
a synopsis of Evnngolino, by Miss Susie
Thompson, and a criticism of Evango
Mtto by Miss Lillian Caldwell. Miss
Oftldwoll's papor was oxcollont and
groatly approoialoc*, tho prosidont being
exempt from duty and proparing tho
papor at request. It hoing timo to olcot
oftlcors, Miss Lillian Caldwoll, who lias
so faithfully and admirably filled tho
position of premien!, desired to resign,
as sho will bo out of Sonoon a good deal
of tho timo. Tho club is indood sorry to
loso its prosidont. An oleotion of offi
cers occurred, resulting as follows: Pro
sidont, Miss Mary Swann; vico-prosl
dont, Miss Byrdlo Thompson; soorotary
and treasurer, Miss Francos Lowery.
Miss Julia Bryan was elected a rnombor
of tho dub. Tho oxuoutivo oommlttoo
wno instructed to propnro studies in
South Carolina history.
M EUE MENTION. j
Notwithstanding tho vory cold woa
thor, tho young Bot had n party at Mrs.
Henry's Friday ovoning.
MisB Dana Mooro has rel urned from a
long visit to Atlanta.
Mr. James McLosky took charge, on
Monday, of tho grocory atoro formorly
conducted by Mr. W. J. Lunney.
Miss Hettie Crisp, of Walhalla, is vis
iting lior sister, Mrs. G. W. Tolbort.
Dr. W. B. Doylo roturued from Groon
Tho family of Mr. T. E. Dickson con
tomplato moving, oro many wooka, to
Atlanta. Thoir many frienda regret siu
I ceroly tito prospect of ' thoir leaving
Mr. C. W. Mooro, now in charge of
tho Townvillo school, was lu Scncoa Sat
Bov. Patriok II. Mears, of tho Chris
tian church, is spending several days of
this wook witli Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Cox.
Tho family of Mr. James McLosky
now occupy tho bonne belonging to Mr.
J. G. Harper and rocontly vacated by tho
fo.miiy of Mr. J. A. Brook.
Tho early morning passenger trains,
Nos. 35 and 30, on tho Southern, failed
to mako an appearance HUB morning
Tho lending nows item is unquestiona
bly tho condition of tho woathor, IIow
ovor, it is nows that is NOT NEWS, ovon
to tho loast Informed person regarding
A snow about six inches dcop covors
tho ground. Sunday snow foll almost
incossnntly, and tho mercury continued
to full, I
Monday rooallod tho "cold Saturday"
of many years ago, of whioh wo havo
hoard our graud-paronts spoak.
Tho selonds aro snowed out.
St. Valentino lias a boautiful day to
distribute his missive.',.
Fobruary 15.-Tho morning train from
Atlanta, nftor being novoral hours lato,
wan without n singlo pnssoiigor.
Tho Wizard Oil Company is in town.
Its ontortainmont, given nt tho hall Inst
ovoning, is said to havo boon quito good,
and largely ; .. (ended.
Mrs. G. W. Tolbort ib Buffering from
an attack of pneumonia.
Mr. Julius J. Hoary arrived in town
from Macon Tuesday.
Wodnesday witnessed a good doal of
sleighing. The weather bas modoratod
Sond your address to H. IC. Buoklon &
Ca., Chicago, and got a froo sample box
of Dr. King's Now Lifo Pills. A trial
will convinco you of thoir morita. Tlioso
pills nre oasy in action and aro particu
larly offcotivo in tho ouro of constipation
and sick headache. For malaria and
livor troubles thoy havo boon proved in
valuable. They aro guaranteed to bo
porfcotly froo from ovory dolotorious sub
stnnco and to bo puroly vogotablo. Thoy
do not wenkon by thoir action, but by
giving tono to stomach and bowols
greatly invigorate tho systom. Regular
sl/.o 25o. per box. Sold by J. W. Boll,
Walhalla; W. J. Lunnoy, Sonoon: H. B.
Zimmorman, Westminster, Druggists.
VioStniiuBtor Orango Notice.
Tho last mooting rosolvod '?ave a
call mooting on Friday boforo tho lourth
Sunday in Fobruary at 10 o'olook sharp.
The last mooting hoing vory woll repre
sented, and thoro hoing sovoral items of
important business placod on tho calen
dar for noxt-niooting, which is vory im
portant to ovory individual mombor, it
would bo woll for all who know them
selves to ho members of P. of H. to bo
prompt in attendance So como or you
will miss tho fun. By ordor of tho moot
ing: J. H. STONE, W. M.
JOSEPH BKABDBN, Soorotary.
Curo sorofula promptly and norma
notly by n thorough courso of flood's
Sarsaparilla. Ail forms of this painful
disease yiold to tho blood purifying
power of this groat medicino.
Hood's Pills nro tho boat family cathar
tic and liver tonio, Contle, reliable,
If you Want tho best
?U&jp |p MID
on the market use
For sale by
O. W. PITCHFORD OO.
I will have on my Bargain
A LOT OF SHOES,
which I will sell at COST
ALL SORTS AND SIZES.
COME EARLY AND GET YOUR
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This is to notify you that wo aro ready to savo you mouoy, if you will call
and soo ns. "If you wait too lato, yon must suroly moot your fate."
Wo havo lust received a nico lino of now Shoos of all kinds, and if you should
wait too late, tho other follow may Rot tho pair you want. Just think a moment.
Wo will soil you a nloo blaok or tan Shoo worth $1,60 for only 08 couts. Wo will
not toko Bpaco to mention our many other bargains in Shoos, but promiso you that
all our Shoos aro "bargains" at tho very low price wo will ask for thom.
Our now Unts havo just como also, and you should soo thom. It would sur
prise you to soo tho Hat that wo can soil you for 07 couts. Why pay $1.40 or $1.50
for a Suuday Hat, when you can get it for 07 couts.
Wo also havo a fow moro all wool Suits loft. Now is tho timo to buy whilo
thoy aro going at such low prices. Wo still havo a fow moro $5 Suits soiling for
$3.05. Como if you over oxpoot to hood ono.
Do you nocd a Stove, or do you ncod a Sowing Machine, or do you need both?
If so, now is tho timo to buy thom, and wo aro tho pooplo to buy thom from. Wo
can convinco you of this fact, if you will only prico thom.
Don't forgot that wo always load prices on Grocorios. In faot, af tor consid
ering tho low prico of cotton, senrcoty of tho "dollar", wo havo dooidod to divido
our nroilts with tho people? Wo know wo can't mako as much, but our motto ls,
"To livo and lot livo. Dq not wait too lato, but como now.
J. & J. S. CARTET,
CARTER MERCHANDISE CO.,
Don't fail to call on mo when yon need
anything in this lino.
Guano and Acid
on hand for small grain ami composting.
Dynamite, Faso and Caps always on
hand at my ofllco in my stable
T. E. ALEXANDER,
Walhalla, S. C.
\ITE realizo that, on account of tho oxtromoly low prico of cotton and shortage
VY of orops, Goods must bo sold at a vory short profit. Thoroforo wo havo
marked all of our goods down, and aro going to sharo losses with thoso who buy
from us. Spaco will not pormit us to give you all of our low prices, but wo will
mention a fow in Dry Goods. All othor lines will bo Bold accordingly.
Dost Colors in Calle?os, 4 to 5o. yard; BcBt Cotton Cheeks. -I to oe; 200 yards (Jot
ton Plaid Suitings at 5o. por yard; Hoavy Outings, 5, 8 and 10c. yard. A lino lino
of Plain and Brocaded Black Sattoons, Wool and Honriotta Finish, 8,10,12}, 15
and 20o. por yard.
Our Wooloo Dross Goods, in Plain and Brocaded Blacks and Colors, aro just
boautiful, and at priooB that won't bo undorsold.
Mon's, Women's and Children's Shoos in nbuudnuco at very low pricos.
Wo havo an up to dato lino of Mon's and Boys' Hats and Caps.
Our stook of Grocorios is oomploto and frosh.
If you wnnt anything in our lino and havo no monoy, just bring along your
Ohiokens and Eggs. Will givo tho liighost market prico for thom.
CLAUDE LITTLE & CO.. Westminster, S. C.
H. O. BUSCH,
Stapl? & Fancy Groceries
FRUITS AT ALL SEASONS.
Cash or bartor for Poultry and Eggs.
Bakory furnishos Frosh Broad and Cakus.
jrjf" Lunohos served at all hours.
'XX M J.
A COMPLETE CANNING OUTFIT;
has boon used only two soasons.
For furthor information apply to
M. M. HUNTER,
Pondloton, 8. C.
January 20, 1800._ 4-7
W. H. HESTER, Manager.
Popular Summer and Wintor Resort.
Special attention to tho comfort of guests,
Commodious Rooms. Elogant Faro.
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Doposits rccolvod, Exchango sold, Col
lections promptly made.
TH Gl HARDER.
FOR FOURTEEN YEARS WAL
HALLA'S TONSORIAL ARTIST.
Prompt and satisfactory work at his
I 4-*V98~ly i
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
Exohango sold, Collections promptly
made. J. W. STRIBLING,
4-21 08-ly _Cashier.
Palmetto Livery and Sale Stables,
SENECA, S. C.
I, I). FlNi/'ANNON, FnOI'lUKTOn.
Fanoy teams and vohlolos at all times,
day or night. Prices reasonable.