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TO RUY YOUH OATS,
A Alombor of tho LoRlslaturo-1800.
lu tho year of our Lord
a body of mon assembled at
tho Capitol in Columbia, call
ine, themselves mombors of tho
If tho good pooplo in overy
county throughout tho Stato
would think of tho VAT.UAHI.K
work the prosont legislators
havo douo for us, tlioy (tho
mombors of tho IiOgialaturo)
will look liko this pioturo after
tho primary oloction tn 1900.
Havo morey on us!
??0tal mik Wmanwl,
-Road Sohumachor's now ad.
-Mr. A. ii. Moans, Jr., of Anderson,
spout scvoral days in town this wook.
-Miss Roxie Reid is on a visit to rela
tivos in Andorson county.
-Seo notice of jack and jonnett for
salo by J. J. Rallonger, of Richland.
-Mr. S. Claro Keys, of Easloy, is visit
ing rolativos and friends in Walhalla.
-Mr. Wilmot Smith spent Sunday in
Easloy visiting a PIUKND.
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Roll arrived from
Now York last Friday.
-Dopnty Marshal R. 1'. Fishorand Mr.
W. M. Brown, of Jocnssoo, wore in town
-Mrs. Ii. H. VanDivioro and children,
of .Savannah, Ca., aro visiting Col. H. S.
VanDivioro and family.
-A number of beautiful girls wore in
town last Saturday, standing tho exami
nation to teach.
-MisB Julia K, Maxwell has returned
to Walhalla. Hov many friends will ho
glad to know that "sho is hero to stay."
-Messrs. I. L. Garrison and Austin
Roatty left last Saturday for Ru ming
ham, Ala., where they will seek employ
-Go to Ciaudo Litt lo & Co., Wostminb
tor, S. C., for your dry goods, shoes,
hats, groceries, &o. They will save you
-Judge .1. W. Hollomau, while stand
ing ou a box, driving nails, at his resi
dence, fell and hurt his hip very badly
last Thursday morning.
-Just received a car load of three and
fon i-year-old mules for sale. Thoy will
grow you money overy day. Come quick!
A. W. THOMPSON, Seneca, S. C.
-Tho General Assombly adjourned at
throe o'clock Wednesday morning, and
many important measures were con
tinued on the calendar until next session.
-Mr. M. I/. Thompson, of Town ville,
paid this office a pleasant call last Satur
day. Ho brought his daughter, Miss
(?race, up to tho teachers' examination.
-Mr. W. L. Gibson, of Columbia,
spent Sunday nighl in Walhalla, visiting
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. II, A. H. (Jib
son, and other relatives.
-Just received a car load of three and
four-year-old mules for sale. They will
grow you money overy day. Como quick!
A. \V. THOMPSON, Seneca, S. C.
- Miss Emma Stribling has boon in
Walhalla for several days visiting her
uncle, J. W. Sholor. Sho returned to
Seneca last Tuesday morning.
-(io to seo J. & J. S. ('arter, Westmin
ster. They havo a lot of nudes and
horses for sale and it will pay you to seo
thom if you want to buy.
- Miss Nettie Gibson returned Tues
day from Greenville, where sho spent
some months with her sister, Mrs. J. M.
Hutchison. She will be at home with
her parents for some timo.
-Don't fail to read tho advertisement
of J. Si .J. S. Carter, They koop an up
to-date stock of goods, and aro deter
mined, hy their low prices, to let them
- Mr. J. J. Henry, ad. man on the
Macon ((ia.) Evening News, paid this
ellice a pleasant call last Saturday. Mr.
Henry is visiting his mother and family
-Mr. and Mis. O. II. Rurchlleld, of
Charleston, aro visiting their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M . II. Hestor, at tho Wal
halla Hotel, and other relatives in town.
- Mr. V. C. Miller, formerly of Rich
land, in this county, has located at Fos
ter's, Ala. His friends wish him much
success in his now homo.
-Ho sure to take your produco to J.
& J. S. Carter, Westminster. They will
pay you the highest markot price, and
sell you goods at cash prices. How does
this snit you?
-People that don't advertise can buy
coffins or caskets from Coleman & Sloan,
at Seneca, S. C., to bury their business
in. Business not advortised is certain to
dio. They aro selling them cheap.
-Mrs. Fanny White returned to her
home at Sam pit, S. C., on Tuesday. She
was accompanied by her father, Mr. \V.
T. Jaynes, who will spend several weeks
on a visit.
-Mr. Jas. F. McCary is thc com potent
book-koopor of tho Roswell Manufactur
ing Company, of Roswell, (ia. His
friends aro pleased to learn of his pros
perity in Iiis new home.
-Oconoo's delegation in tho General
Assembly roached homo Wednesday
evening. Each remained at his post to
tho end ami did his duty faithfully.
j Senator Alexander reached Seneca in tho
i afternoon via Spartanburg, while Repre
sentatives Dendy and Veiner carno by
Anderson, tho lattor going to Richland,
and tho former to Walhalla. Tho'r con
I stituents extend congratulations on a
iiafo return ??nd wish them a season of
much needed ro?t.
-Judge T. W. Harbin, Ordinary of
Gordon county, Ooorgia, was in Walhalla
last Sunday night, visiting his uncle, J.
W. Sholor, Ksq. Judge Harbin is tho
son of Dr, W. R. Harbin, formerly of
Fair Play, S. C. Judgo Harbin has hoon
Ordinary of (Jordon county for eight
years and is a popular officer of tho Em
piro Stato. Ho has a large family con
nection in Oconeo county. His many
relatives and friends hero aro pleased to
know of tho high stand worthily taken
by him in tho Empire Stato. Ho, like
many other Oconeo boys, is making his
mark in bis adopted homo.
MEAL and II I'LL s
C. G. JAYNES.
-Mr. J. M. Ward is coiiiluod to his
room with an attack of la grippe
-Mrs. W. B. LOW?B, of Piokons, is at
tho bodsido of her aunt, Mrs. W. W.
Moss, who is still vory ill.
-Tho Pooplo's Bauk was orgnni/.cd nt
Andorsou, S. C., on Tuesday, Fobruary
21st, 180?, with lt. M. Burris as enshior,
J. N. Blockioy as assistant enshior, and
Loo G. Holloman ns bookkeeper. Mr.
Hollomnn in tho third sou of our towns
man, Judgo J. W. Holloman. His many
friends in Walhalla aro pleased to learn
of his promotion to snob nn important
and rosponsiblo position as bookkoopor
in a now bank. This ir.tkcs throo banks
for tho thriving and progressive city of
-Colonol Kay's iogimont of immunos
has boon ordorod from tho provinco of
?Santiago to Savannah. From thero tho
rogimont will proceed to Macon and bo
mustorod out of survice. AU tho volun
teer regiments will bo mustered out of
sorvico as soon ns possible aftor Spain
signs tho poaco treaty. This regiment
numbers among its mombors Mr. Harry
Moiburg, formerly of Walhalla. Ho en
tered tho sorvico as an "Immune" at Ma
con, (Ja., whoo Bay's immunes woro
mustorod into sorvico.
-Hamlin's Wizard Oil Company's ad
vertising shows have been showing nt
Pitchford .* Hall this week. Tho Bhow
is under tho direction and management,
of Prof, Ilacknoy, ono of tho best Yon
triloqucsts wo havo over listened to.
livery member of this organization is an
artist and tho performances aro clean
and relined. The purpose of this show
is to ndvortiso Hamlin's Wizard Oil, a
well known and reliable mcdioino that
has been on tho market for y oars. Fif
tcon years ?go a company similar to this
one was in Walhalla. Thou thoy traveled
in a wagon, giving their entertainments
in tito street. Tho company having boon
very successful, havo kept abreast of tho
times and now givo their shows in opera
I10U8C8 or halls, carrying with thom ri
largo amount of handsome stage settings
and costumes. Tho show will continuo
ovory night this wcok at ibo same juico
of admission-liftcon coiits-and many
handsome presents will bo given away as
usual during tho wcok. Co out and
havo a good hearty laugh.
A lMcltoiiH .el o I I in !',<.-.
Miss Ora Stewart and Mr. John Chap
man woro married last wcok by Magis
trate Chapman, at tho homo of Mr. Loo
Stansoll, in Pickons county. Mrs. Chap
man is tho charming daughter of Mr.
William Stewart of our sister county.
Mr, Chapman is well and favorably
known, having been associated with tho
Koveuuo Department boro for tho past]
three years. Ho is a bravo and fearless
i?i<l Not Hnapeitd.
From what wo can learn Connoross
school, which is under tho management
of Prof. H. L. Singleton and Miss Jessie
Stribling, is tho only school ?11 upper
South Carolina that did not suspend nt
least a day or two during tho recent snow
and cold spell. Conncross soho ol is in a
nourishing condition, and, during thu
worst of weather, a large crowd of
bl ight students may bo found comforta
bly occupying tho nico now school house.
M.i."ied, February 22, nt tho homo of
th. .ride, by Bov. J. C. Sehaid, Mr
George J. Hunter and Miss Julia Anna,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Brandt,
A quiet homo wedding; only tho imm?
diate relatives of thc happy couple and a
very few invit ed guests woro present.
Parlor, sitting and dining rooms wero
beautifully decorated with an abundance
of Howers, and tho supper-well, Mrs.
Brandt's suppers aro always most excel
lent ovory way.
President II. S. Hart/og and Dr. G. E.
Ncsom, of Clemson College, will bo at
Walhalla Saturday, March 11th. Presi
dent Hart/og will make an address at ll
a. m. Dr. Ncsom, veterinarian, will
treat animals for an hour and a half and
will leoturo in tho afternoon. In order
that thero may bo no conflict those desir
ing to havo thoro animals treated will
confer with J. R. Karlo, at Walhalla, be
fore tim day mentioned. Only a limited
number can bo treated. Tho clinic will
be of great, interest to ovory farmer. Any
kind of domestic animal will bo treated
freo of charge.
Hom', lo (lluirlohtoii.
J. A. Steele, the junior publisher
of tho Common left this (Thursday)
morning for a week's visit to frionds and
relatives in Charleston. Since the reor
ganization and consolidation of tho Cow
al 1 1: and Tho Stock Job Printing estab
lishment, naerly a year ago, Mr. Steck
has had charge of tho Conmen Job Print.
Under his wise and careful managamont,
prompt and constant attention, Tho Cou
itlKlt Job Printing Department lias been
so improved and enlarged as to bo ono of
tho best in tho up country. Wo wisli
him n wcok of pleasure and recreation In
tho "City by tho Sea."
More Illicit ?intiltarlvii Captured.
On Saturday last tho Oe.onee revenue
force made ono of tho mont successful
raids that havo been made during tho
past year. Deputy Ma*.shnls Corbin and
McKinney, accompanied by Doputy Col
lector A. A. Phillips and pnsso, loft boro
emly Saturday morning and went to a
section of tho county known as "Holl's
Hole," on Changa, captured and de
stroyed an illicit distillery, which had
been running for a considerable timo.
From there they proceeded to Long
Creek and destroyed ono of tho largest
illicit distilleries that has over operated
in this county. Thoy also destroyed
thirty gallon1! of blockade whiskey, found
near this dh.tillory.
Do not put off until to-morrow tho
duty that ought to bo dono to day. If
your blood is impuro and you feel wonk
and weary, tako Hood's Sarsaparilla at
Hood's Pills cure all liver ills. Mnilod
for 26 cents by C. I. Hood A Co., Lowoll,
THE Pi BANQUET.
A Grand Success - Hov ora I .Di st lu
gulahed Knights from Other Lodges
Attend-A Large Gathering, a Boyal
Feast? Appropriate Toasts and Splen
Wallinlla Lodge, No. 07, Knight? of
Pythias, io to bo oongratulatod upon tho
succoss of its banquet, glvon at Pitch
ford's Hall on the 22d instant. A hun
dred guests woro troatod to a Bumptu
ou? feast and royally entertained fros?
O.JJO P. H. until 12.?0 A. M.
After Divino blessing boiug invoked by
Hov. J. L. Daniel tho guests woro soatod
at a handsomely spread and tastefully
arranged tablo, and sorvod in a stylo,
which, for elegance and daintiness, dolled
tlie slightest oritioism by tho most fas
tidious. Tho following is tho menu,
which was served by as pretty and grace
ful a corps of waitroBsoa as could bo
ra KN u.
Chicken ?Salad Salmon Salad
Cako Coi?oo Wino
After tins sumptuouB feast, Mr. G. W.
Pratt, ?8 toastmaster, tn a fow well
chosen roniarks, nnnouiiced the toast,
"Our Guests." Tills wa J responded to
by J. W. Sholor, Esq., who wolcoinod
tho guests from abroad and thoso from
our midst niOBt lioartily, both ns nu indi
vidual and in tho mm e of tiio Lodgo.
"Fylliiimisin" wau responded to by
Mr. C. M. Niold in a lew well-timed re
marks. Ho spoke of thc grand purpose
and work of th o Order, ita growth and
influence in tho past, und its growing
prospects for tho fut ure. In closing ho
took ocensiou to say : "I doom it ono of
tho grandest privileges of my lifo to
numbor mysolf among tho members of
tliis groat Order."
"Our Flag" wns gracefully eulogized
by Mr. D. J. Auld, of Sumtor. Ho
caught tho at tent ion of his uoarors at
onco by his wit and pretty compliments
to tho ladlee. Though ho had. from
18(10 to 1805, fought under tho grand
standard of tho Confederacy, tho "Stars
and liars," and little thought thou of
oven being called upon to eulogize tho
"Stars and Stripes," ho was glad to
stand boforo a gathering of loyal Ameri
cans and praise "Old G'ory," and ho
considered it a privilege to eulogize our
ling, ho would think it un honor, woro
lt necessary, to Bhed II?B blood in defeneo
of it and tho principles it represents.
Ho conoludod ids remarks with tho
"Tho Star-spangled Halinor, long may it
O'er tho land of tho freo and homo of
"Masonry" was responded to by Ex
Mayor H. A. II. Gibson. Ho spoko of
tho great and noble work of this tho
oldest of all Orders-tho fountain from
which had sprung so many younger, but
no less grand and useful organizations.
"Tho Endowment Hank" was respond
ed to by Mr. Wni. Goldsmith, of Green
ville, who gave a thorough resumo of tho
bonollt.s of this branch of tho Pythian
Order. His remarks woro torso and to
tho point. Ho is fully posted on nil
branches of tho Order, and his manner
of presenting facts and figures is pleas
ing and instructivo.
Mr. Pratt found "a handsome young
man" in tho person of Dr. G. A. Ncuffor,
of Abbovillc, to whom bo assigned tho
toast "Gcorgo Washington." Ho re
sponded to tho call in a timely exhorta
tion to young men to follow closely thc
example of this groat soldier, patriot and
"Tho host," said Mr. Pratt, "is always
reserved for the inst," and ho proposed
tho toast "Woman." Dr. A. J. S.
Thomas, of Greenville, responded. This
was tho oldest of toasts, ho said, yet al
ways now. Ho spoko at somo length,
giving good counsel and advico to all to
respect above all oise on earth tho ofllcos
of woman-mother, sister, wifo and
daughter, Tho grandeur and sublimity
of tho ofliccB of motherhood and sonship
wore shown by Christ on tho cross,
when Ho said to Mary, "Woman, behold
thy Son," and to that discipio whom Ho
loved, "Behold thy mother."
At tho clofio of Mr. Thomas's remarks
Mr. Goldsmith proposed that all Knights
join him in a toast to Rathbone, tito
founder of the Order. Thus was brought
to a OIOBO ono of tho most onjoyablo oc
casions it lias been our plcnsuro to at
tond, and ono that will long bo remem
To tho Knights and their visitors wo
extend congratulations on their success
as entertainers and our sincero thanks for
tho pleasures of un evening so well and
Tlie following is tho personnel of tho
committees who had cliargo of the ban
Commit i ee-G. W. Pratt, lt. T. Jaynos,
J. lt. Hughes, Jesse C. Neville, J. Hobt.
Auxiliary Committee-Mrs. G. W.
Pratt, Mrs. J. H. Hughes, Miss Idilio
Thompson, Miss Alloc Dicks.
To these Indios tho Knights extend
thoir hearty thanks for tho valuable as
sistance so kindly given. To thom is
duo a great measure of tho success of
Tho following is tho program?lo origi
nally arranged, but which was, owing to
the absence of Mr. Jaynos, necessarily
changed in sumo instances.
Our Guests.J. W. Sholor.
Pytliianisin.C. M. Niold.
Our Flag.H. T. Jaynos.
Masonry.H. A. II. Gibson.
Grand I.odgo.Wm. Goldsmith.
Bndowmont Rank.D. J. Auld.
An Honest Medicine for ha Grippe?
Goorgo W. Waltt, of South Gardiner,
Me., says: "I havo had tho worst cough,
cold, chills and grip and havo taken
lots of trash of no account hut profit
to tho vendor. Chamberlain's Cough
Kennedy is tho only thing that has dono
any gund whatever I havo used ono fit)
cent lint : le and tho chills, cold mid grip
havo all loft mo. 1 congrat?late the
manufacturers of an honest medicino."
Kor salo by J. W. Holl, Wulhnlla; W. J.
Lunney, Seneca, and ll. ll. Zimmerman,
The House of Koprosontativos, on
Thursday, voted to abolish beer privi
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pollets euro con
Fifty walnut trees in Cass County,
Michigan, woro recently sold for $ 10,000
cash. Theso trees havo now boon foiled,
and will be shipped to English buyers.
The largest trco was novon foot in diam
oter at its baso, and will yield lumbor
worth from $700 to ?1,000.
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COKDUOTXD UV A. Z.. OOS?JK'CT.
A M A I! lt I Ad K.
WkBi'MiwbiKH, February 28.-Mir. John
A. Torrdll, ot Lookhart, and Mies Mortie
I (lot l, of Tovrnvillo, wore married at
high noon on Wednosday, Febr uary 22,
Rev. D. \V. Hlott, father of tho bride,
offloiating. Tho bride is a young lady
of a swoot and lovely disposition and has
a wido oirole of friends. Mr, Terrell is
au operative in tho Lookbart Cotton
Mills m ul is well and favorably known,
j They carno to tho home of tho groom's
pnrouts, Mr. aud Mrs. M. A. Torroll, on
Thursday morning, whoro a rcooption
was tendorcd thom. On Friday thoy
will go to Lookhart. Mr. Torroll and
brido mot oaoh other about a year ago
while tildy belonged to Westminster
society, which dually resulted in tho
happy consummation abovo stated.
NEW I'llKACIIKH AHHIVEB.
Hov. S. Ii. Wilson, tho now Presbyte
rian preacher, has arrived with his
family. Since tho huit Prosbytoriau min
ister resided in Westminster tho parson
age has boon exchanged for tho house
and lot near tho church, which is moro
convenient, Mr. Wilson will proaoh
hero next Sabbath at ll A. M. and 7.80
OKK ON A BAU MISSION.
Mrs. C. E. Gray and Mrs. W. C. Peden
left on tho early train Tuesday for Lex
ington, N. C., in answer to a message
that their brother, Mr. Walter Rhyne, Js
TUB ano WK mix.
Commissioner J. J. Ilaloy 'B now
working tho convicts and tho road ma
chino on tho Hrown Hill, about a mile
bolow Westminster. Evorybo'ly that
travels tho Fair Play road knows whero
tho Hrown Hill is and what ? condition
it gets in overy winter. Mr. linley says
sovoral parties bolow boro promised him
thoy would haul a load of rook? to lix
tho road as thoy would bo coming to
Westminster for thoir fertiliz?la. Mr.
Haley ?B now ready for tho rook and
asks tho mon to ploaso bring thom.
M BBB . M KNTION.
Ml', mid MlB. Laymen L. Kohols, of
Mt. Airy, On., aro visiting Mr. M. A.
Torroll and family. They carno over to
onjoy tho festivities of tho Torroll-Hiott
Mr. and Mrs. .). JJ. .Meian, or Oakway,
accompanied by their nicer. Miss Alice
Adams, of Hartwell; On., woro visiting
tho family of Mr. II. H. Zimmerman thiB
Missos Mattio and Lettie Dobbins, who
attend school at Clinton, aro spending a
fow days with thoir aunt, Miss Myra
Lay, proprietress, of tho Westminster
Hotol. Thoir sister, Miss .lessie, to
whoso bod?ido thoy woro called on ac
count of s i ok ness, is now much hotter.
Miss Hessin Yarborough, who has boon
visiting lier uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. T. I). Long, of Tugaloo, returned
to hor homo in Fairfield county Monday,
accompanied as far as Greenville by Mrs.
Long. M?BB Yarborough is a graduate
of Converso Collcgo and is n very ac
complished young lady, hoing prollciout
in tho art of stenography.
Mr. M. C. Harton, of Fair Play, spent
Saturday night and Sunday in Wcstmin
Btor, paying his respects to ono of our
fair young ladies. Ho also mado an en
joyable Sunday school lecturo lu tho
Haptist church Sunday morning.
Mr. S. P. Stribling, of Chorry, was in
tins placo ono day last week. Mr. Strib
ling is a former oitizon of Westminster,
and is always a welcomo visitor, how
ever brief his visits may ho.
Hov. P. J. Vormillion, who preaches
and toadies, puts in extra work some
times. After lilling his appointment
inst Sunday ho preached a lino sermon
hero in tho Haptist church at night. He
is a forciblo speaker.
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Dna' gavo a party
Monday night in honor of tho anniver
sary of tho birthday of thoir daughter,
Mr. T. W. Hallonger, who lias beer
confined to li ?B homo sovoral wooka or
account of sickness, is convalescent.
Tho friends of Mr. C. H. Miller ar?
glad to hoar that ho is recovering fron
a sevoro illness of sovoral weeks.
Tho Hlack Diamond Railroad wouh
help Westminster greatly. Is not such i
thing worth striving for?
A CLEVER TRICK.
It certainly looks like lt, but there i
really no trick about it. Anybody cai
try it who has lamo back and weak kid
noys, malaria or norvous troubles. VV
moan ho can euro himself right away b;
taking Electric Hitters. This mcdiciu
tones up tho wholo system, acts as I
stimulant to the liver and kidneys, is
blood puriflor and nervo tonic. It cure
constipation, headache, fainting spells
sleeplessness and melancholy. It i
purely vegetable, a mild laxative, ami rr
stores the systom to its natural vigoi
Try Electric Hitters and bo convince
that tlicy aro a miracle worker. Ever
bottle guaranteed. Only 50o. a liottlo a
W. J. Lunnoy's, Soneos; J. W. Beli'i
Walhalla; H. H. Zimmerman's, Wcstmir
stor, Drug Stores.
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Decisive Mow Without Delny.
WASHINGTON, February 18.-Tho a<
ministration determined to-day lo raj
illly oxtend tho jurisdiction of tho Uni
ed States ovor the wholo of tho Phill]
pian group, acting on tho theory that di
lay in this caso ia dnngerous and tin
anarchy and a general paralysis of sue
interests as tho islands support will I
brought about through a failure promp
ly to replaco tho Spanish iiovoroignl
ovor tho Islands by that of tho Unite
States. Thia decision involves the n
cosalty of a naval campaign and this wi
bo instituted as soon as Admiral Dewe
re?oives tho reinforcements in tho sha
of gunboats now en route to Manilla.
Hangers of tho Grip.
Tho greatest danger from la grippe
of its resulting in pneumonia. If rc
sonablo caro is used, however, ni
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy takon, i
danger will bo avoided. Among tho te
of tiiousaiids who have ustfd this romee
for la grippe wo havo yot to loam a ni
gie ease having resulted in pnoumoni
which shows conclusively that th
remedy is a certain provo?!tivo of tilt
dangerous disoase, It will cure lagrip]
in loss timo than any other treaimei
It is pleasant and safe to take Foran
liy J. W. Hell, Walhalla; W. .J. L?nne
Seneca, and II, ll, Zimmerman, Wei
Treasury statistics go to show th
during 1808 wo exported nbout eloul
the amount of our Importa, and that t
balance of trado in our inven* will pay t
war bill, including the Philippine Ito
with a tidy surplus left over.
finch len's Arnica Halve.
The host salvo in tho world for on
bruises, sorso, ulcera, salt rhoum, fen
sores, totter, chapped haueis, chilblnit
corns and all skin eruptions, and po
tlvoly euros plica, or no pay required,
is guaranteed to givo perfect Batlsfactle
or money refunded. Prlco 25 cont? i
box. Feir sale by I). H. Darby. Walhal
W. J. Lunney, Sonooa, and II. H. Zi
merman, Westminister,. ?.
OUR SENECA BuW .
UONDUU? ?M) tl v MISS M Ali Y B. HW ANW.
1IIMK Ki: A DI NU,
SKKSCA, February 21.-A dlrae read
ing, which was to havo boon given earlier,
but wa? poetpo??d ou MwU?t o? the
weather, will be given at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Strlbling, Friday
evening, February 24. It is for tba bene
fit of the Presbyterian ohureh and tho
following programme has bean arranged :
Song, September, Mrs. T. K, Strlbling;
Reoltatton, A Culprit, Miss Whit miro;
Mu?lo, Mrs. Buckie Anderson; leading,
Mrs. E. A. Hines; Muslo, violin and
piano, Minnon Thompson; Koottatlon,
Miss Yoma Strlbling; Song, Fiddle and
I, Miss Whltmlro; violin obligator, Mr.
David Todd; Heading, Mrs. J. H.Adams;
Duet. Hark to the Mandolin, Mrs. Andor
nen and Miso Whitmiro; incitation, Mrs.
Strothor; Song, Whon the Tido comos
in, Mrs. T. E. Strlbling; Recitation,
Sam's Lotter, Miss Whitmiro; Muslo,
Mrs. Andoraon. Itofroshmonts will bo
served without oxtra exponso, but tho
rooipo for tho cake (soripturo fruit cako)
will bo sold.
mimi DAY DINKER.
On Wednesday evening of last wook,
Mr. W. Ti Cox entertained a ?'.umber of
gentlemen friends, tho occasion boiiig
Iiis birthday anniversary. In bohalf of
tho groats, an ovorooat was prosontod
Mr. Cox by Dr. W. B. Doylo. Thoso
proBOut woro: Drs. E. C. and W. B.
Doylo, Mossrs. T. M. Lowory, T. E.
Strlbling, W. E. Davis, W. L. Vornor, It.
L. Howell, lt. C. Glgnilliat, E. L. Rich
ardson, Charles Mills, W. 1*. Nimmons,
M. N. Sitton and othors.
Tho storm which visited this pisco Inst
Thursday morning provod doBtruotivo ns
well as iv.rifle. Chimneys toppoi) over,
blinds woro onihingod, sash broken ont
and fences blown over, Trooa without
nuu.bor woro uprooted. At Adams'
Crossing, Bovoral m'lcs from boro, acres
of trees Bucoumbod to tho wiud. '
A ltKMA.UK A ULK HOIISK.
On Sunday night tho old pony, H?be,
belonging to Mr. John Myors, diod. His
ago was 80 yoars and ho is said to havo
been tho oldest horne in this county,
whore ho was raised. Whon only six
months old ho was purchased by tho
father of Mr. Mvors. For tho past two
yoars ho has not boon worked, and nt
last died of old ngo.
Mr. J. F. Hinkloroturnod Monday from
Atlanta, bringing with him dook White,
who, with two others, was implicated in
tho recent burglaries committed hero.
Tho othor two, ono of whom is Samson
White, son of Nelson |Whito, a formor
colored shoemaker of this town, and tho
other, also colored, name not known, aro
hoing hold thoro at present on account of
charges against them in that Stato.
Dr, McClanahan, of Retreat, was in
Mr. Thoa. W. Harbin, of Calhoun, Qa.,
has boon spending several days nt tho
home of Mr. J. W. Strlbling.
Ono of Sonoea's Indies, with hor char
acteristic generosity, has prosoutod a
noat and protty silver communion Borvico
to tho Christian church, recently organ
ized at WoBtminBtcr.
Dr. E. M. Coloman, who is stoadily
gaining in popularity m a physician at
Lavonia, Georgia, was in town last wook.
Miss Eloise Sloan, of Pendleton, is tho
now teacher ot tho Seneca High School.
Sho is boarding with Mrs. T. E. Strib
Misa Olivo Lowory, after hoing con
fined to hor room for several days, is
ablo to bo out again.
Hov. W. H. Simpson, of Saluda, S. C.,
preached at tho llaptist church Sunday
Kev. V. T. Capers filled his usual ap
pointment nt tho Episcopal church Sun
Kev. W. S. Hamitor oonducted his I
usual morning Borvicos at tho Presbyte-1
lian church Sunday, but hold no ovoniiij?
servicos, owing to tho fact that thoro was
proaehing in two othor ehurchoH.
Mrs. B. F. Sloan is visiting hor niece,
Mrs. J. L. Carpenter, nt Greonvillo.
Mr. S. Y. Strlbling, of Roswell, Ga.,
was in town Saturday.
Miss Sallio '''hilmiro, of Greonvillo,
spout sovoral days of this wook with hor
sister, Miss Frances Whitmiro,
Mr. Harry Poo, a Clomson student,
spout Saturday and Sunday with his
grand luther, Major Ii. F. Sloan. Othor
Clomson students who spent Saturday
and Sunday boro aro Messrs. Marshall
Jordan, Charles Gignilllat and Jonos
A majority of tho pooplo of tho town
found much onjoymont in al f ending tho
entertainments givon by Hamlin's Wiz
ard Oil Company during last weok. A
matinee for ladles and children was
Prof. Arthur Thompson, oi Tow nos
county, Coorgia, spout this wook with
ids father's family.
Mr. T. E. Strlbling baa boon appointed
Magistrate for this plao vice L. W. Vor
Nows About Clemson College.
CI.KMSON CoiXKOB, S. C., Fobruary
20.-Tho Clemson boys aro going to colo
brato Washington's birthday by a trip to
Hock Hill. A special train lias boen
secured which will loavo at <? o'clock in
the morning and returning loavo Kook
Hill at midnight. This trip will not
take place on tho 22d, but on Friday in
stead. Collego exercises will go on as
usual on tho 22d and Friday f alton. This
is dono in oidor that tho trip Bhall inter
iore ns little as possible witli studies.
Tho oadot? will carry guns and havo n
Drilling waa startod to day for tho
second term, tho first had since now
year. Under tho arrangements adopted
forty houiB a term aro allowed for drill
A Bovoro wind storm passed ovor thin
eccl ion about 0.30 o'clook last Thursday
morning. A great deal of limber was
blown down, but fortunately no sorious
damago lias boon roportod ns ocourring to
house:-,. Wo hoar that tho storm was
very severe ovor on tho Piokons sido
also, In the neighborhood of Mr. James
Lawrence's. i>. n,
disease by the timely usc of
Tutt's Liver Pills, an old and
favorite remedy of increasing
popularity. Always cures
sour stomach, malaria, indiges
tion, torpid liver, constipation
and all bilious diseases.
TUTT'S Liver PILLS
? j ^, .
GRIP TAKES THE CIT? IN ITS
Government Machinery Almost at a
Standstill-Enormous Pei-ceutago of
Employees Stricken with La
Grippe-On pito 1 at tho
Moroy of tho Plague.
Tho grip epidemic is raging in tho Capi
tol City, ?nd fully one-third of the gov
ernment employeos ore slok or suffering
from the dread disease. Violont koad
aoliPC, fovors and dillis, snoozing and
running at tho oyos and noso, togothor
with tho bono-raoking aohes and pains
and a general exhaustion, are tho . rule
rather tban tho exception. The host way
to fight tho grip is to strengthen the
uervoB and build up tho resistivo power?
so as to throw off tho doadly disenso
germs, and nothing will do this so quickly
and suroly os Dr. Milos' Norviuo. It has
rostorod health to thousands of grip suf
ferers af tor ovory other rc m od y had failed.
"When tho grip loft mo I was a brokon
down wrock, both montai and physical.
My n?rvea were oomplotoly unstrung, my
appotito fail od, could not sloop aud
beoamo so dospoudont that I despaired of
ever getting* well. I began to improve
with tho ilrnt hettie of Dr. Miles' Norville,
aud whon I had takon sovon bottloa I
was completely cured. Havo boon strong
and well ovor siuco and woigh moro than
I over did boforo."
SAMUKI. F. PJLSON,
. " , Staunton, Va.
All druggists aro authorized to sell Dr.
Milos' Norviuo on a guarantee that first
bottlo bonnfltfl or money refunded. Do
suro and got Dr. Miles' Nervino. liooklot
on hoart and norvos sont freo. Address
DR. MILKS MEDICAL CO.,
Money Duo tho Schools In Oconco
Below I givo tho amount of money duo
tho sovoral School Districts for tho scho
lastic year commencing July 1st, lb?i,
and ending Juno 30th, 181)8. Thoro will
bo a small amount in addition to this to
bo divided nftor all tho taxes havo been
oollcotod. Tho cash represents amount
on hand at this dato:
. .of on
Dist. 3 Mill. Polls. hand.
1 ?110 00 ? 34 00 $ DO 79
2 00 80 38 00 44 30
8 *42 02 \
80 0u ) 60 00 145 55
4 150 14 51 00 250 73
G ?08 20 1
200 02 ? 00 00 280 28
0 208 78 100 00 217 13
7 178 12 70 00 188 47
8 4ft 04 85 00 81 25
? 103 00 17 00 155 10
10 *140 07 I
108 Ol , 42 00 84 00
11 78 84 14 00 75 58
12 115 54 08 00 225 53
13 55 48 21 00 04 08
14 50 80 13 00 73 07
15 04 00 35 00 202 05
10 52 50 24 00 8-1 05
17 277 40 135 00 400 70
18 125 50 10 00 277 00
10 131 40 42 00 200 82
20 127 02 35 00 110 05
21 103 52 32 00 152 44
22 77 88 30 00 114 00
23 48 18 10 00 110 Ot)
24 100 74 30 00 122 40
25 54 02 27 00 62 53
20 300 40 137 00 70 22
27 151 81 48 00 157 18
28 144 54 37 00 170 50
20 118 20 58 00 140 00
30 170 00 00 00 210 27
31 KIO 00 34 00 150 00
32 84 08 51 00 157 40
33 Of 24 25 00 44 70
84 141 02 70 00 131 17
85 128 48 85 00 104 KI
80 *10 00 )
74 40 J 20 00 OG 25
37 84 08 25 00 110 23
3? 85 04 17 00 30 07
80 08 02 ll 00 77 87
40 58 40 7 00 05 38
41 52 50 14 00 57 07
42 140 00 05 00 170 81
48 84 08 27 00 80 42
44 50 0-4 33 00 110 50
45 105 12 . 28 00 100 tl
40 52 50 2(1 00 57 00
47 110 72 43 00 125 07
48 1? OS 1 00 18 40
40 GI 10 ll 00 00 72
50 37 00 8 00 O l 70
61 38 58 10 00 00 00
52 35 Ol 0 00 00 73
6J 80 50 10 00 51 09
64 7? 81 25 00 07 Ol
55 70 08 20 00 114 40
60 83 22 14 00 104 00
57 42 34 ll 00 33 00
58 55 48 12 00 08 24
50 105 12 30 00 155 04
00 87 00 7 00 73 07
01 08 02 23 00 101 42
02 33 58 0 00 42 08
03 471 68 205 00 131 73
0-1 77 88 48 00 63 53
05 70 08 23 (X) ISO 50
00 50 80 18 00 58 21
07 45 20 0 00 78 25
<W 73 00 18 00 <f3 81
00 134 82 28 00 147 83
70 102 20 87 00 213 24
71 71 54 10 00 108 48
72 102 20 21 00 110 07
73 00 28 20 00 138 02
74 80 00 20 00 120 04
ThiB cash on hand includos balanco
brought forward from previous veTr. It
also includes tho dispensary apportion
ment. Thoro will bo a nmall balanco
whon tho taxos havo all boon paid.
W. H. 15AUUON,
Suporintond Education Oconco Co.
Fobruary 10, 1800.
An Attractive Woman.
If a woman is not attractivo, thoro is
something wrong. Any woman can bo
attraotivo ff abo will make tho effort. It
isn't altogether a quostion of beauty.
It's largely a tnattor of health. Tho
bloom and glow of health go far toward
bringing beauty. A cl oar skin, bright
oyos. rod lips and tho vivacity which
bodily good fooling brings, will mako
ovon a homely woman h.uulsomo.
Half of tho women ono meets aro aornl
invalids. Failure to hoed tho warnings
of outraged nature--failure to givo tho
help needed by tho most dolicato and
Honsitlvo organs-little troubles ignored
until they havo bocomo dominant- thoRO
things bring about tho sunken, circled
eyes, tho hollow chocks, tho palo and
sallow skin, tho flabby, strong th loss flesh
winch eborac tor i zo tho appoaranco of tho
woman who suffers from "fomalo weak
Dr. Pierce's Favorito Proscription lias
cured thousands of suffering womon. It
is a perfected spcciflo for tho troubles
pocullar to thom. It eradicates tho dis
oaso, stops tho dragging, life-sapping
drain, and in a porfcotly rational, natural
way builds up tho wasted strength. It
will bring buoyant health. It will put
rosos into palo faces-solid flesh In
sunken places. It does away wl'l?: tho
humiliating examinations and "looal
treatment" so much dreaded hy mod
estly sensitivo womon. For thirty years
it has boon successfully prescribed by Dr.
Pierce. Chief Consulting Physician to the
Invalids' Hotol and Surgical Itatituto, at
Buffalo, N. Y.
.- -4 ??--?
Senator Tillman has introduced anew
tho bill to construct a sanitorium for
Boldiors and sailors in Charleston harbor
on fho Bite of Castle I'inoknoy. This
project has lain dormant for about a year,
bocauBO of the war, but its revival now
probably portends Its early accomplish
ment. Senator Tillman's attontion to
tho matter is appreciated hud ho will loso
nothing by his zeal in its hohalf.
Of tho monoy roprosontcd by tho ox
port trndo of tho United States last year
more than <i860,(XX),000 was for prod nts
of tho farm,.
Hvnn wont 4*. Vi o Koaf
WMIP filJD MID
on the market use
For sale by
0. W. PITCHFORD CO.
I will have on my Bargain
A LOT OF SHOES,
which I will sell at COST
FOR CASH. .
ALL SORTS AND SIZES.
COME EARLY AND GET YOUR
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This ia to notify you that wo aro ready to savo you mono.v, if you will call
and ooo UH. "If you wait too late, you must surely meet your fato."
Wo havo just received a nico lino of now Shoes of all kinds, and if you should
wait Coo lato, tho other follow may got tho pair you want. Just think a moment..
Wo will soil you a nico black or tan Shoo worth $1.50 for only 08 cents. Wo will
not take spaco to mention our many othor bargains in SIIOOB, hut promise you that
all our Shoes aro "bargains" at tho vory low prico we will ask for thom.
Our now Hats havo just como also, and you should soo them, lt would Mir
prisoyou to soo tho Hat that wo can soil you for 07 couts. Why pay $1.40 or $1.50
for a Sunday Hat, when you can got it for 07 cents.
Wo also havo a few moro all wool Suits loft. Now is tho timo to buy whilo
they aro going at such low prices. Wo still havo a fow moro ?5 Suits selling for
$3.?)0. Como if you ovor expect to need ono.
Uo you need aStovo, or do yon need a Sowing M nelli no. ordo you need both?
If so, now ia 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 Groceries. In fact, after consid
ering tho low prico of cotton, scarcely of tho "dollar.", wo have decided to divido
our profits with tho pooplo. We know wo can't make as much, but our motto is,
"To livo and lot li re. Do not wait too lato, but como now.
J. & J. fi. CARTER, CARTER MERCHANDISE CO.,
WESTMINSTER, S. ?J.
roali/.o that, on account of tho extremely low prico of cotton and shortage
VV of crops, Goods must be sold at a vory short profit. Theroforo wo liavo
marked all of our goods down, and aro going to sharo losses with thoso who huy
from us. Spaco will not permit us to givo you all of our low prices, but wo will
mention a fow in Dry Goods. All othor linos will bo sold accordingly.
Host Colors in Calle?os, I to 6o. yard; Host Cotton Chocks, 1 to So; '2(10 yards (Jot
ton Plaid Suitings attic nor yard; Heavy Outings, 5, 8 and 10c. yard. A (Ino line
of Plain and Brocaded Black Sattoons, Wool ana Henrietta Finish, 8, 10, 12}, 15
and 20c. por yard.
Our Woolen Dross Goods, in Plain and Brocaded Blacks and Colors, are just
beautiful, and at prico? that won't bo undersold.
Mon's, Women's and Children's Shoos in abundanco at very low prices.
Wo havo an up to dato lino of Mon's and Boys' Hats and Caps.
Our stock of Groceries is complete and frosh.
If you want anything in our liuo and navo no monoy, just bring along your
Ohiokens and Eggs. Will givo tho highes* marl ot prico for them.
CLAUDE LITTLE ft CO.. Westminster, S. C.
Notico is horoby givon that a meeting
of tho County Board of Pensions will
moot at tho Court l louse, in Walhalla,
on tho first day of March noxt, at ll
o'clock A. M., for tho purpose of organi
zation and tho olootion of a physician to
act with said board.
J. C. NKVIM.K, Chairman.
J. J. ANSEL,
Furniture of all Kinds,
Coffins niul Caskets.
2?3^J Pilcos to suit tho times. .Ji?
FOR FOURTEEN YEARS WAL
HALLA'S TONSORIAL ARTIST.
Prompt and satisfactory work at lils
Just now is un inclination to colds.
Tho slightest imprudence on your part
brings on a cold, it will do you no good
! to ?i?glo?t lt, bul you should take prompt
action to BOO that it is checked.
L?NNE V'S WHITE PI NIC
acts as a specific and pormanont euro in
tho treatment of Coughs, Colds, Bron
chitis and all disorders of tho throat,
. lu ; and lungs.
Prico, 25 and 50 couts.
W. Ht ll Ii S T E It, Mnnngcr.
Popular Summer and Winter Resort.
Special attention to tho (?omfort of guests,
Commodious Rooms. Elegant Karo.
JF . II*
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS.
Deposits received, Exchange sold, Col
"octions promptly mudo.
- THE -
GENERA I* BANKING BUSINESS
Exchange sold, Collections promptly
made. J. W. STRIBL1NQ,
Palmetto Livery anil Sale Stalles,
SENECA, s. c.
I. D. FlNOANNON, PKOIMMKTOH.
Fancy teams and vehicles at all times,
day or night. Prices reasonable.
W. J. LUNNEY,
SENECA. H. 0,
^Bk iffk S EH
ACOMPLETE CANNING OUT/IT;
has boon used only two ?uimons.
For further information apply to
M. M. HUNTEK,
Pendleton, 8. C.
_Janjuary20, 1800. _4-7
H. C. BUSCH,
Staple & Fancy Groceries
FRUITS AT ALL SEASONS.
Cash or barter for Poultry and Eggs.
Savory furnishes Fresh Broad and Cake
Q?f" Lunchos served at all hours, .^pij