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BY JAYNE8, SHELOlt, SMITH ? STUCK.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, MAY 18, 18?O.
Short Sketches of the
Men of the Three
Last week Mr. C. M. Compton
issued his paper, "Tho Oconee County
Mercantile Advertiser," in which lie
gave short sketches of the business
men of Walhalla, Seneca and West
minster, sotting forth their special
lines of business, etc. Hy his per
mission we give the readers of TllK
CoUitlKlt this week as much of his
article as space will permit, hoping
that it will provo both interesting
and profitable to tho general reader
and of benefit to the business inter
ests of those whoso sketches nra
given. The article was too lengthly
to permit our publishing it as a
whole ; therefore wo have confined
ourselves to our newspaper and job
advertising patrons. Wo appre
ciate their patronage and trust they
will appreciate this mode of giving
their business ibis prominence.
Besides being read generally through
out Oconee county, there are friends
who will be interested in the busi
ness going on in the county and the
people who are doing it. The article
will bc read by our patrons in twenty
six States in tho Union, thc Indian
Territory, District of Columbia and
We make the following extracts :
The limits of a few columns in a
paper like this will not admit of any
extended view of the past history,
early settlement, internal laws and
arrangements, or manners and cus
toms of tia: people of this hospitable
section. We shall simply speak of
ber commercial ami manufacturing
importance and advantages, agricul
tural advantages of climate and soil,
with which the count}' has been
blessed. Wo propose to consider
these several Hubjeets in a manner to
excite interest and recognition abroad,
which, we think, would give ini|io
tUS to every department of trade and
commerce and infuso a spirit of
energy and enterprise which would
soon have the effect of casting off
from her name the stigma of inert
ness or masterly inactivity, which
appears io have been ascribed ber
whether through malice or ignor
ance we know not-by those who
have novor examined into her won
derful natural and artificial advant
Oconee county is one of the best
counties in South Carolina. It is
situated in the best part of tho State
and is well drained by numerous
creeks which How through the county.
Tho soil of Oconee is very lino, and
will raise anything under the sun thal
can be raised in tho Temperate Xone.
Tho products of thc county consist
principally of cotton, corn, wheat,
oatf, e*c. The farming element of
Oconee county is among the best to
be found in the Slate. Tho majority
of them till their own lands and live
in handsome houses. They are well
up to the times in agricultural pur
suits and use thc knowledge to a
The health of O'-onee county has
always been noted as among the best
of any county in the State, and there
has never been any epidemic ol* any
kind in the county.
This county bas an excellent school
system, with numerous school build
ings located in different parts of the
county. The latest, school system in
vogue is used and the best teachers
arc ci ri ployed.
Tho wealth and advancement of
Oconee county have been marked,
and in many respects sho stands to
day at the bead of tho galaxy of
counties that comprise the State of
South Carolina. lier soil produces
immense wealth and upon her broad
acres are many towns that are cen
ters of thrift and industry. Among
them wo name
No error ia committed when Wal -
halla is ranked among the progres
sive towns of the State, for its ad
vantages are inferior to none, and its
future possibilities are so beautifully
foreshadowed. Its citizens speak of
the city ns the sito of coining indus
trial enterprises, the products of which
will lind a ready market in all the
civilized countries. Its institutions
of learning, churches, lovely houses,
tte, aro unsurpassed. To give a
completo list of the many attractive
features ol tho city would involve
many hours of labor and these few
are given that a partial insight may
be obtained by those living abroad as
a place of resilience. Walhalla
offers all the rid vantages of health,
climate, laws, schools, churches, mor
ality, society, ito. The citizens arc
law-abiding and peaceful and are
ever ready to encourage, in a HUH
Htantial way, any worthy enterprise
which is backed by men of money
and experience. As a place of trade
Walhalla commends itself most
forcibly to the inhabitants of the
surrounding country, It offers n
good market for cotton, corn, fruit
and other staples. Walhalla is a
healthy, pretty and progressive place
and its business men are of the ordci
that builds up a town, They aro ol
an aggressive Spirit and do not eon
flue their hiiHHicsH operations to thc
inhabitants of tho town and sur
rounding country, but attract tradi
for many miles. Some ol jtho largest
S ESS TOWNS
Business Houses and
uni) 1)0 Been hero, and tho magnitude
nud quality of their ?took would at
a glance attract tho visitor. Wal
halla has a thoroughly up to dato
newspaper in thc KBOWKK COURIER,
which enjoys a wide circulation anda
Ifiriri? ndvortisin?* natronaor?.
8 IC N1CC A.
Seneca haB a record of continuous
growth, and it is fair presumption
that thc future will present resulta
of oven accelerated expansion. Its
natural nd vantages were at no time
helter supplemented than they are
to-day, ami thc opportunities to inau
g?ralo new enterprises and obtain
homes, occupations and happiness
aro here open to all.
Seneca presents many attractions
to the student, tho patriot, thc busi
ness man, and tho greatest of all to
that most practical ot* philanthropists,
tho enterprising capitalist, seeking
investment in real estate or the estab
lishment of productive industries.
Thus, Bitting like a queen upon her
throne, commanding thc commerce
of tho garden-spot of South Carolina,
. Seneca invites capital, merchants and
! all who theorize upon husbandry to
?como, sec and compare its advent
i ages willi thoso of its more preten
tious cities in the South.
Thc mercantile linc is well repre
sented herc. Thc stores arc well
managed by hustling business men,
who keep abreast of thc times them
selves and keep their stocks thc
saino. IIB educational facilities arc
perfect, and no town in South Caro
lina affords better advantages for
primary and secondary education,
and in few arc they equaled. Thc
course of instruction is thorough and
the teachers experienced and compe
tent, thc expenditures liberal, andas
a result thc schools rank as thc best.
In this progressive ago thc pros
pects for a town for thc future arc
due, in a great measure, to tho enter
prise of business interests, and in this
issue wc wish to present a view of all
Thc business houses of Westmin
ster arc, as a rule, intelligently
directed and' admirably equipped,
progress and growth having marked
thc course of each on account of their
facilities being na perfect and com
plete as they can be made anywhere.
Everything in and about thc town
indicates ami gives assurance of a
steady, substantial growth and per
A genial climate tc in pc ra thc .sum
mer heat and winter's cold, bringing
to perfection the necessaries and
many of thc luxuries of civilized lifo
and cultured taate.
Westminster has excellent banking
facilities through thc medium of tho
Peden tfc Anderson Banking Com
Thc stores arc up-to-date in every
respect. They aro stocked with a
complete lino of gooda and managed
by wide-awake business men, who
arc always in linc for anything that
ia for thc advancement of Westmin
ster and her people.
Below will bc found sketches of
our most enterprising citizens, men
who appreciate anything for tho ad
vancement of their respective towna
and county, and they are thc OIICB
that should have tho whole sunport
of tho people, for they aro a friend
of tho people of their towim and
leave no stone unturned that is for
tho advancement of Oconoe county.
So if you want to help your town
and county, stand by these :
C. W. IMTCHKORO co.
I Among thc most prominent and
influential houses engaged in thc
buying of cotton and handling of gen
eral merchandise and fertilizers must
bc mentioned that of tho C. W. Pitch
lord Company, which was founded
(deven years ago. Thc promises
occupied for tho business consista of
a handsome brick building, two and
three Btorics in part, 82 by if>0 feet
in dimensions, owned by Mr. C. W.
Pitchford, of thc linn. Thc energies
of tho house arc devoted lo the hand
ling of a full linc of general groceries,
plantation supplies, hardware, agri
cult ural implements, crockery, glass,
tin and wooden ware, dry goods,
notions, clothing, gents' furnishing
goods, shoes, hats, etc. In all depart
ments thc facilities of tho house arc
of thc best-due to tho fact thal all
goods arc obtained from li i st bands
and arc placed at thc disposal of thc
trade at lowest prices. Thc members
of the finn individually arc Messrs.
C. W. Pitchford, S. N. Pitchford,
W. 1). Moss and (i. M. Ansel, gen
tlemen of well-known character and
standing. Mr. C. W. Pitchford is
also identified with other interests of
importance herc. Ile is president and
principal owner of thc canning fac
tory and secretary of tho cotton mill.
You Ca.nl Got Hooted,
liccnuSO that tired feeling is not the
result of exertion, lt is due to tho un
healthy condition of your blood, This
vital Huid should give nourishment to
every organ, nerve and muscle, lint it
cannot do this unless il ls rich and pure,
That ls rt hut you want to cure that tired
feeding-puro, rloli blood. Hood's Sarsa
parilla will help you "get rested." It
will give, you pure, rich blond, give you
vigor and vitality and brace you np so
that you may feel well all through the
Slimmer. If you havo never tried Hood's
.Sarsaparilla, do no now. and seo how lt
J. D. VKRNKlt, BANKKK.
In a write-up of tho progrqssivo
raou of Walhalla wo must not fail to
mention this gentleman, who has
woo for himsjlf a reputation, not
only throughout thia, but also tho
adjoining, counties. Mr. Vernor has
boen established twenty years in
business and is a largo property
owner. Ile conducts a general bank
ing business, such as buying and
selling exchange, receiving deposits
and making collodions on all availa
ble points. Loans aro made upon
undoubted security. Safo banking
methods will only permit of tho most
conservative methods, yet in the ex
ercise of duo prudence, Mr. Vernor
has established a name that is
synonymous with enterprise and in
tegrity. Mr. Vernor is president
and treasurer of tho cotton mill and
also represents some of the leading
lire insurance companies of the world.
If is an old saying, and a true otu?,
too, that a good hotel is a city's best
advertisement. Concerning this
point Walhalla is certainly placed in
an extremely favorable light before
the peoplu by her pride in tho Wal
halla Hotel, the only first-class hotel
in town. The hotel l?as been recently
renovated, repainted and refurnished,
and is now one of the best hotels in
this section of the State. Tho ac
commodations are of the best, tho
service fine, the tables always hoing
supplied with the best and choicest
tho market affords. Mr. Hester, the
proprietor, is 'in old hotel man ot
several years' experience, and gives
his personal attention to the manage
ment and to the caro and comfort of
C*. O. JAYNKS,
Among our commercial houses
none have a better record than the
one we now place before our readers.
The business was incepted June 1st,
1898, and since that date has met
with remarkable success. The build
ing occupied i;i 26 by 7f> feet in area
and is slocked with ti full and com
plete litte of staple and fancy gro
ceries, country produce, hardware,
crockery and glassware, shoes, dry
goods and notions. A specialty is
made of fine groceries, which are de
livered to any part of the city free
of charge. Ile has also alargo ware
house at tho depot in which be car
ries heavy goods, feed stuffs, tte.
Mr. Jaynes is a young man, born and
reared in the county, ami is a thor
ough-going business gentleman.
DR. ,1. \V. HULL, DRUGGIST.
No branch of business requires a
greater degree of skill and experi
ence than does lb ut of the druggist,
and therefore it io highly necessary
that tho public should deal with such
classes of houses as are entitled by
their reputation and experience to
their favors. Such an establishment
is that of Dr. J. W. Hell, who bas
been in business herc for the past
?bi ce years. His store is well stocked
with a full assortment of drugs, me
dicines, toilet articles, perfumery,
fancy goods, cigars, tobacco, line
china and cut glassware. Dr. Hell,
the proprietor, is a graduate of Belle
view Hospital Medical College and
enjoys a large and growing practice
in his profession.
Itewnro of Ointments that Contain
is mercury TU1 completely destroy tho
ionso of .smell and complotoly dornngo
the whole system when entering it
through tho mucous surfaces. Such
Articles should never ho used except on
prescriptions from reputable physicians,
is the damage they do ia ten-fold to the
2jOOd you eau possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufacture'.! hy
P. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, ()., contains
ao mercury, and is taken internally, not
ing directly upon the blood and mucous
m rf aces of tho system. In buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure be sure you got tho genuine,
lt is taken internally, and made in Toledo,
[)., by F. J, Cheney & Co. Testimonials
free. Sold by all druggists. Price, 75
jen ts per bottle.
Hall's Family Pills are tho best.
J. )(. DA Ult V, DRUGGIST.
This reliable drug store was estab
lished October, 180S. Tho salesroom
presents a neat appearance, being
tastefully fitted up ami furnished in
modern style, and contains a full
issortment of pure, fresh drugs,
memicals, patent medicines, pharma
ceutical propaintions, toilet articles,
perfumery, stationery, druggists'sun
iricrJ, clo, Ile has also au elegant
loda fountain and serves all the popu
lar iee cold drinks. Mr. J; H. Darby,
the proprietor, is a practical druggist
ind personally attends-tho prescrip
tion department, and is prepared to
ill all physicians' prescriptions nt rea
sonable prices. Dr. I). B. Darby,
Father of tho proprietor, ;\ practicing
physician of many years' experience,
lias his office nt the drug store.
O TTO IL S('ll WM A (Ml Kit.
Among the many enterprising
business men doing business in Wal
halla, tho name of tho above must, bo
mentioned ns one of that class. Mr.
Schumacher was born and reared in
[Jermany and caine to Charleston
when he was seventeen years of age.
Ho began business in this city in
1881, and since that date has done a
profitable business with a largo and
growing patronage. His large; and
commodious ?tore is replete with a
full stock of staple and fancy gin
neries, dry goods, notions, tinware
and glassware, country produce,
edgars and tobacco. Mr. Schumacher
is a whole-souled, public spirited
man and his success is but the result,
af honesty and industry.
C. \V. BAUKNIOHT.
Thia establishment needs no intro
ludion to th??*^^?c'of this section.
lt is ?novvn^H Rwide. and this is
ivenoss of tb? genial proprietor, Mr.
C. W. Bauknight, ono of our boat
known and most substantial citizens.
Tho premises owned and oooupiod aro
30 by 100 feet in area, end lt. etook
is carried a largo lino of dry goods,
notions, shoes, batt?, olotbing, gro
ceries, form supplies, orookory and
glassware. Ile also handles lumbor,
shingles, eto. Mr. Bauknight was
born and reared in Walhalla, and is
ono of tho leading men in this section
of the ?State and is woll known in
blt. ?. C. PROUST, DBNT?ST.
A well-known and skilled dental
surgeon is Dr. G. C. Probst, a nativo
of Maryland. Ho was educated al
tho Pennsylvania College, at Gettys
burg, Penn., afterwards graduating
from tho dental department of thc
University of Maryland, Baltimore,
Md. Ile is especially proficient in his
profession, always prompt,ami it isa
pleasure to know and profitable to
bavo recourse to him when in need
of a dental surgeon, as ho can bc
relied upon to always give satisfac
tion. Ile baa a handsomo oilico up
stairs on Main street, next door to
J. T. Kecso, Modoe.S. (!., writes: Have
used Dr. M. A. Simmons' Livor Medi
cino twelvo yoars. (hued mo of indiges
tion and my wife of sick headache. Think
it worth four times as much as either
/edin's or Mack Draught I used.
II. A. M. GIBSON.
Thc above house is comparatively
a recent acquisition to tho irado con
veniences of thia locality, having
been established one mouth ago, but
in thia short space of time a large
and growing patronage is enjoyed.
In stock is carried staple and fancy
groceries, canned goods, country
produce, cigars, snuff and tobacco,
dry goods and notions, at the very
lowest prices. Ho also handles sow
ing machines and does all kinds of
repair work on watches, clocks, &c.,
and has had n long experience in
this line of business. Mr. (?ibson,
thc proprietor, is well-known ns an
able attorney, having had twenty
years' experience in the practice of
Iiis profession. Ile has retired from
activo practice, giving his time and
attention to his mercantile interest,
only doing an office practice.
T. R. ALKXANOBK.
This energetic and thorough-going
business gentleman established him
self in tho livery business hero two
years ago. Ile has a number of bend
of horses that be uses for livery pur
poses, and his turnouts are handsome
and stylish, and patrons ei-j always
rely upon getting a good team at the
most reasonable rates. Thc. patron
age of commercial men is solicited,
as satisfaction is assured at all times.
J. J. AN SKI.,
One of tho leading at tractions
that grace the city is thc well-known
furniture emporium of Mr. J. J.
Ansel, which is stocked with every
description of furniture of medium
and line grades. livery available
inch of space is used in tho display
and storage of stock that is modern
and up to date. Ho also handles a
full line of collins, caskets and un
dertakers' goods. Mr. Ansel is ono
of tho leading business men of tho
city and no man in tho county is bet
ter known than this wide-awake
Humiliating examinations by physi
cians aro avoided by uso of Simmons'
Squaw Vine Wino or Tablets, which euro
ninety out of every hundred eases of
OA UTK lt St COMPANY.
Carrying a large stock of goods
and transacting an important busi
ness in thc departments of trade to
which its energies aro devoted, is the
house of Messrs. Carter & Company,
which was instituted January 1st of
thu present year. Tho conveniences
of tho enterprise include the occupa
tion of a store 510 by 120 feet and a
warehouse 42u by 40 foot in dimen
sions. Tho business of tho houso
consists of the dealing in dry goods,
notions, clothing, gents' furnishing
goods, shoes, hats, staple and fancy
groceries, plantation supplies, hard
ware, crockery, glass, tin and wooden
wnrc, agricultural implements, farm
ing tools, wagons, buggies, harness,
saddlery, f?rtil i /.ers, etc. Thc .spe
cialty of tho firm is dealing in a class
of goods that shall give satisfaction
in every way and yet bo reasonable
in price. By this moana they are
on abb 1 f . not only gain trade, but
to retain ?t | rmnnently. Thc mem
bers of tho firm individually arc
Messrs. J. Carter and W. J. Neville,
.Ir., gentlemen who thoroughly under
stand ?ll the detail1', of tho business.
Mr. W. J. Neville, Jr., the manager,
is a well-known resident of Walhalla
and enjoys a splendid reputation for
selling goods oil their true merits,
and is in every way to bc depended
upon for fair dealing and honorable
principles of doing business.
.1. lc. SMITH.
Twenty years is a long time to be
in business, yet for that period Mr.
Smith has been engaged nt his trade.
Ile has been established in Walhalla
one month, but is already building
up a largo patronage. Ile is a skill
ful workman and docs everything in
the lino of blacksmith and repair
work, such as repairing wagons and
buggies, machinery of all kinds and
shoeing horses. Mr. Smith was born
and reared in Anderson county and
is well known ns a realiablo and hon
MRS. E. M. CUDWORTII, MlLI.lNKRY.
This estimable, business lady oo
oupic? a leading position in tho mil
linery business in this sootion. She
ha? boon entuoiished two yours and
haH nlwayH maintained a hi<;h r?pu
tation for handling the choicest and
Intest styles of goods in hor lino.
Tho markot is watched cnrofully and
nothing but tho latest and most cor
rect styles grace her counters and
shelves. Tho stock handled om
braccs a full lino of millinery and
fancy goods, Howers, feathers, rib
bons, laces, notions, ?fcc. Patrons
will lind Mrs. Cudworth a pleasant,
and agrceablo lady to deal with and
you can got herc tho choicest of
goods at thc most reasonable pricos.
WA HU KN PRIESTLY, I1ARURR.
Those of our readers who appre
ciate tho luxury of a smooth shave,
fashionable hair-cut or refreshing
shampoo, arc advised to have re
course to tho tonsorial parlor of
Warren Priestly, on Main street.
Tho shop is fitted up with two of
tho latest improved barber chairs
and tho Borvico rendered is so deftly
performed that it becomes a pleas
ant memory. Always prompt, polite
and skillful ho has justly earned the
patronage of our best citizens,
\V. T. POTTS.
Thu abovo finn is ono of tho best
known in this section and lias gained
the reputation of having tho best
and most substantial turnouts in this
section. Thc present business was
established in November, 1897. Ho
has a full and well equipped livery
and is prepared to send teams to any
distance. Mr. I'otts caters especial
ly to thc traveling public, and wish
to make special mention of his dri
vers who arc reliable and trustworthy
and know thc country thoroughly.
Mr. Polis has also a livery stable
and a large general merchandise store
at Highlands, N. C., carrying a very
largo stock of dry goods, notions,
shoes, clothing, groceries, hardware,
tinware, ito. In all business transac
tions Mr. Potts will bo found honest,
straightforward and 'xuirtonus. and a
gentleman with whom it isa pleasure
Does your henri Bond good or bad A
blood to your brain? If bad, Im
puro blood, thou your brain achos.
You nro troubled with drowsiness,
yot cannot sloop. You aro ns tired
in tito morning as at night. You
have no nervo power. Your food
duos yon but littlo good.
Stimulants, tonics, headache pow
tlors cannot euro you ; but
(ni 8 M
will. It removes ni) impurities from
tho blood. And it .nukes tho blood
rich in ita life-giving proportion,
gi.wi i? bottlo. All ilrugKUta,
Correct rtny tendency to rrnsllimUnii
willi laxnttvo dosi's nf Ayer'a rill, undi
night. Price, We. a li.ix.
Wvltti ta our Oactora.
Writ? fri'olynll tin- iikrlli'iil.'irs In your
ena?. Addreia, Da. J. 0. AV Kit,
WALHALLA COTTON MILLS.
Among the progressive institu
tions which characterize thc growing
business operations of tho city thc
Walhalla Cotton Mills is ono of tho
largest. All of tho departments aro
fitted with tho most modern appli
anees ami improved machinery, whilo
its operatives are tho most .sk 11 UM I in
this section of South Carolina. Ow
ing to thc many equipments and thc
experience of itu prudent manager
tho cost of construction and running
expenses of this, the most modern
mill in the South, is loss than any first
class plant ovor constructed. Tho
product of the mills is linc cotton
yoods, which have a wide reputation
und meet with ready sales every
where, suitlcient evidence of their
superior quality. Tho president, Mr.
,1. 1). Vernor, is ono of tho leading
business men of tho city, and also
conducts a bank. Mr. (leo. II. Peck
ham, thc superintendent, is a native
nf Massachusetts anti a gentleman of
linc business ability, having had nine
years' experience as superintendent
i>f cotton mills.
Honrs tho _/) 'to Kind You Haw Mwajg Bough!
C. M. NIICI.D.
A write-up of tho business inter
ests of Walhalla would be incomplete
with thc name of this gentleman loft
nut. Ile is located on Main street,
rmi herc ho handles a most complote
linc of dry goods, notions and shoes,
staple and fancy groceries, hardware
find crockery nt tho very lowest
prices. Mr. Nield has been identified
with tho business interests of Wal
halla many years, and has made a
liost of friends and patrons by liIH
straight-forwardness in all business
This well-known merchant has ono
nf tho most complete stores of its
kimi in thc city. It is located on
Main street and the promises occu
pied arc large anti commodious. Mr,
Deik ors can ica a completo stock of
dry goods, notions, shoes, hats, gro
ceries, crockery and tinware. Ho
lias a good, growing trade, and is
gradually increasing it i>y courteous
treatment to all and uniform prices.
Mr. (bilkers is "woll known a?
mi Vhonorable, upright citizen and
?MI ni? ' man,
JAMBS I. SMITH.
This business was established
eight years ago, and, since tho date
of its inception, it has steadily won
its way into public favor by honost
dealings with evoryono. Tho busi
ness is located on Main street ?nd is
stocked with a nico line of staplo
and fancy groceries, c?untry pro
duce, notions, oigars and tobaooo.
Ho also handles a complote lino of
guns, pistols, ammunition, hunting
outfits and sporting goods of all
kinds. Mr. Smith is a thoroughly
up-to-date business man, and has
established a splendid reputation for
reliability and integrity in all busi
WM. c. nooiitt&TKK.
In these days of adulterations and
deceptions wo know of nothing re
quiring conscientious work more than
that of tho contractor and builder.
Many a man lins squandered his
money on bad material nnd worse
workmanship. In this connect ion it
is a plcasuro to call attention to Mr.
Wm. C. Koehestor, contractor and
builder. Ho is reliablo in every senso
of tho word, and this tho citi/.ons of
Walhalla, whore ho is well and favor
ably known, attest. Ho contracts for
all kinds of work, either in wood or
brick, house-rolling, otc, and all infor
mation as to tho cost of any contem
plated structures will be promptly
given on application. All work is
guaranteed to be strictly first-class,
and prices tho lowest. Mr. Roches
ter was born and roared in Jackson
county, N. C., but bas boon a resident
of Walhalla for a number of yoars.
'I'llIC NEW YORK BARGAIN STORK.
Mr. M. Saul, of Hartwell, Ga., is a
recent addition to tho mercantile bri
gade of Walhalla. Ho has opened
up a stock of men's and boys' cloth
ing, gents' furnishing goods, notions,
shoes, hats, oto., in tim Ivcstor Btoro
room, one door cast of bank. This
storo is under the supervision of Mr.
L. Bloom who is a thorough busi
ness man, affable and pleasant, and
always ready to do his utmost to
please his customers. Though re
cently established in business here,
"Tho Bargain Storo" is acquiring a
name for itself and is doing a good
business iii ?ts speoinl lines.
NASH A- COMPANY.
This popular establishment ranks
among tho leading and reliablo firms,
dealing in their lino of goods, in this
section of tho State No houso offers
such superior inducements to tho
purchaser, and' no establishment is
more widely recognized for tho oxeol
lence of its goods. Their establish
ment is replete with a choice lino of
dry goods, notions, stationery, fancy
goods, crockery ware, glass, tin and
woodenwaro, fancy groceries, cigars,
tobacco, eto. Messrs. Nash Sa Com
pany havo been established B?UCO
March 20th. They leave nothing
undone to supply tho wants of cus
tomers, and nono can como in con
tact with them without Haying thoy
aro tho right linn in tho right place.
W. ll. KRKDKR.
One of the successful and progres
sive merchants of Walhalla is Mr.
W. II. Reeder, who was born and
reared in our midst, and is ono of
our highly respected citizens. Ho
incepted bis business hore four yoars
ago. His establishment is stocked
with a splendid assortment of staplo
and fancy groceries, farm supplies,
country produce, dry goods, notions,
shoes, etc Prices no) always thc
lowest, and tho goods possess thc
worth and honest merit. Mr. Reeder
bas built up a large trade, and this is
duo not alone to handling splendid
goods, but likowiso to bis energy and
Simmons' Squaw Vino Wino or Tablots
soften, relax and oxpand niusolos in
volved, decreasing labor pains and short
S. A. RY RD.
This gentleman has had a life-long
oxporienoo in business and is a tho
rough master of his trade Ile is
prepared to make Lu order or repair
anything in tho boot and shoo line,
and tho work dono by him is an
advertisement in itself. His prices
are low and consistent with tho
quality of the work ho turns ont.
Mr. nyid ?H an oid veteran, sorving
in tho Confederate army from 18G1
to 1868, losing a leg in tho service of
his country. Your patronage will
M. W. OA11TKR.
Mr. M. W. Carter has been in thc
market business for a number of
years and bau a thorough knowledgo
of its every detail. Ho handles a
complote lino of dioico beef, pork
mutton and lamb ; also thc very
choicest of sausago of his own manu
facture Ho slaughters his own
niv. tts, and boneo knows exactly what
ho offers his patrons, so thoy cnn bo
assured of receiving only tho best
and most hoalthful meats. Don't
forget him when you want thc very
best of moats at reasonable prices.
This gentleman is a nativo of
Franco, but has boen a rcsidont of
tho United States since 1860. Ho
bogan business upon his arrival boro
and has continued it up to thc pres
ent time Ho lins had n long and
valuable .cxporionoc in tho repairing
of watches, clocks and jewelry, and
makes a specialty of this branch of
his business. Ho also handles a nice
lino of watches, dooks, jewelry, sil
verware, musical instruments, ivjo.
Mr. FisehcBBor buys old gold and
Bilvor and paya tho highest onsh
prices for anything in thia linc.
You cannot accomplish any work or
business unless you fool well. If yon
feel "used up-tired out," tako Dr. M.
A. Simmons' IJvor Medicine.
83 V ABSOLUTELY ta
Makes the food more deli
_BOYAL OAK WO POWM
H. C. HUSCH.
Looaled on Main street will bo
found the grocery establishment of
Mr. II. C. Busch. Ho lins boon estab
lished fivo years and has built up
quito a nice trade. Ho bandies
fancy groceries, tobacco, cigars, con
foot ionarics and country produce. He
wns born and reared in this county
and is well-known as being reliable
and honest in all business transac
tions. Your patronage will bo ap
preciated when in nood of anything
in his lino.
J. L? UAMBY.
A representative industry, noted
for its superior produc?a and complete
equipment, is that of Mr. J. L.
Uamby, manufacturer and dealer in
rough and dried lumber, flooring,
ceiling, moulding, bracket work and
scroll work of all kinds, a specialty
being made of turned work. Mr.
Humby has a first-class planing mill
and dresses all kinds of lumber in any
stylo desired. Ho also takes con
tracts to cover bouses and tarnishes
estimates on all work, either wood or
brick, at short notice. Mr. Uamby
isa wideawake, progressive gentle
man, affable and genial in his manner
and a leader in his lino of business.
Ho lins worked in this and adjoining
States, and bas always executed a
contract with fidelity to its terms.
Health, strongth and norvo forco follow
tho uso of Dr. M. A. .Simmons' inver
Medicino, which insures good digestion
J, C. LANGSTON.
Located on Main street will bo
found thc well-stocked establishment
of Mr. J. C. Langston. He has been
established since July of last year,
and has built up a very nico and
growing patronage. Ile carries in
stock staplo dry goods and notions,
heavy and fancy groceries, tobacco,
cigars and country produce of all
kinds. His goods aro new and fresh
and his prices aro very low.
Tho caption of this articlo bas by
bis push and ability worked up a
very satisfactory trade Ile has
been established two years mid is lo
cated on Main street where he car
ries a nice line of ptaplc and fancy
groceries, country produce, tinware,
cigars and tobacco. Ile is a native
of Laurens county and is well and
PRANK S. HOLLttMAN, MAYOR.
Gootl government is essential to a
thriving community, and, in the mat
ter of inunioipal affairs, Walhalla
proudly boasts of an excellent, up
to-date administration, duo to its
enterprising hoad of affairs, Mayor
FrankS. Holleninn. Mayor llolle
mnn is a South Carolinian by birth,
having been born and reared in Wal
halla. II? was elected Mayor of tho
city in January last, and has alway?
done all in his power to aid in the
onward progress of the oity, and,
with that as an ultimate view, be
continues administering to tho needs
of good government, liked and ad
mired hy all who know bim.
THE K KOW KU COURIKR.
Ono of the greatest factors in tho
development of a town is a live, up
to-date newspaper, and Walhalla bas
just that kind of a paper in Tine
KBOWKK COURIKR. Thc paper was
founded fifty years ago, and has kept
abreast of tho times. It is an oigbl
coiumn folio, bright and newsy, with
a splendid advertising patronage and
a wide-spread circulation. A job
office is run in connection, and tho
work turned out is as fino ns can bo
procured anywhere. Messrs. R. T.
.laynos and J. W. Sholor, editors, arc
among our best-known oiti/ens, enter
prising, thoroughly progressive and
public-spirited. They aro also en
gaged in the practice of law, and
enjoy a large and lucrative patronage.
Messrs. 1). A. Smith and J. A. Sleek,
publishers, aro gentlemen of un
doubted business ability, and tinder
their able management the future of
TIIK KKOWKE Cou Ul BU is indeed a
TUM SKNKOA HANK.
Tho Seneca Hank, of this city,
liko J ll ber business enterprises, is
noted for its sound, energetic, yet
conservative, management. It com
mands the entire confidence of busi
ness men and capitalists and holds a
high rank among tho financial insti
tutions of tho Stato. Tho bank was
organized in 1885 with a. capital
stock of #'20,000. Tho executive
officers aro Messrs. fl. M. Riehard?
son, president, and J. Wr. Stribling,
cashier. Tho bank lins a surplus of
$?1,903.02 and a deposit account of
$38,iMf>.07 and has paid annually a
dividend of ton per cont since its
organization. Tho abovo are signifi
cant figures, clearly showing the
prosperity and substantial condition
of tho institution. The bank trans
nets in all its legitiinnto phases the
routine of n regular banking business
and has regular correspondents at
the principal financial centres of tbt!
country, through whoso agency
prompt collections aro m ad o at nil
pointa. With nmplo resources the
bank invites thc accounts of busi
ness men, manufacturers and others.
Hearing-down pains indicate displace
ment of womb. C'urablo quickly by using
Simmond' Squaw Vino W5v?e or Tableta.
icious and wholesome
ft CO. i NEW YORK._/
LOWERY, BYRD & CO.
The magnitude of the operation?
ot this well-known and popular linn
ut onco stamps it as the leading es
tablishment of tho kind in this sec
tion. Tho firm occupies a largo and
commodious brick building, .510x120
foot in dimensions, and this is replet?
with a largo and desirable lino of
genornl merchandise, embracing
groceries, farm supplies, hardware,
crockery, glass, tin and woodenwaro,
shoes, hats, gents' furnishing goods,
dry goods, notions, ?fcc. They also
handlo fertilizers. Tho business lias
been built up on the honor and faith
of its morita and by the untiring
efforts of tho proprietors, who aro
wide-awake and progressive busi
ness men. Tho individual members
of tho firm are Messrs. W. A. Low
ery, J. W. Byrd, J. L. Lowery and
J. Q. Adams. Their energy and
industry have resulted in a well
merited and substantial success, and
tho enterprise adds no littlo to the
commercial resources of Seneca.
Pimples, boil* and otltor humors appear
when tho blood Rots impure. Tho host
remedy is Dr. M. A.. Simmons' Livor
M. W. COLKMAN & CO.
A well-known, old established and
important business house of this
city ia that conducted under tho
name of M. W. Coleman & Co.,
which was founded twenty-live years
ago. Tho premises occupied aro
60x120 feet in dimensions. The
stock carried includes dry goods,
notions, clothing, gent?' furnishing
goods, shoes, hats, caps, groceries,
plantation supplies, farming imple
ments, hardware", crockery and glass
ware. Tho public will lint! hero all
their requirements amply satisfied,
and that, too, at prices which com
mand tho appreciation of all. Tho
individual members of tho firm aro
Messrs. M. W. Coleman, L. W. Jor
dan and W. S. Hunter, each of whom
bas a thorough experience of the
business they conduct. Mr. M. W.
Coleman, tho senior member of tho
firm, is an old Confederate veteran,
having served all through tho war in
tho defense of bis country.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
h. o. CRAIG.
Of tina gentleman littlo need, bo
said, as be is known as a wido-awako, 1
hustling business man. Mr. Craig
incepted bia business three years ago,
and, by push, energy and an untir
ing ability, lie kept pushing to tho
front, until to-day his atoro is tho
recognized headquarters for all kinds
of goods. His largo stock onibracos
dry goods, notions, clothing, gents'
furnishing goods, shoes, hats, hard
ware, crockery, tin and woodon
ware. Ho also handles all kinda of
oountry produce and makes a spe
cialty of chickens and eggs, l?o
purchases bis goods for cash, solis
them the same way and hae only ono
price, and this tho very lowest. A
largo trade is enjoyed, which has
been built up by reason of handling
tho very best and choicest of gooda
in .ill lines. Mr. Craig has also a
branch store at Walhalla, S. C., in
which is carried a large linc ol' tho
samo class of goods as handled here.
MISS. lt. PIIITJ.irH, MIM.INKR.
Tho leading millinery and fancy
goods emporium of Seneca is that of
Miss lt. Phillips, on Main ntroet,
Dconpying a handsome salesroom and
(Tarrying a stook that is metropolitan
in size and cosmopolitan in goneral
variety. Tho display of millinery,
notions and ladies' furnishing gooda
is dazzling and gorgeous in tho
extreme-tho .ionio for all thoso
lovely things that adorn tho person
aro to bc 'found hore-tho latest
styles in millinery goods, lovely bat??,
bonnets, laces, ribbons, Howers, ion
Ibers, velvets, etc., that will suit tho
Lasto of everyone. Miss .Phillips ia
?bly assisted in the millinery depart
ment by Misses Allino Whitt, May
Hopkins, Reddio Cromar and Mr?.
Lillie Tribblo, ladies of artistic tanto
And skill in everything that pertains
lo the line of millinery and trimming.
Suicido by poison is not moro censura
ble than by refusal to cure yoursolf of
romalo troubles with .Simmons' Squaw
Vino Wine or Tablets.
DU. W. K. AUSTIN, DENTIST,
Thc people of Soueca aro fortu -
nate in having in their midst Dr. W.
I<\ Austin, a gentleman of sterling
worth anti professional skill. His
tiandsomc dental parlor, on Main
itrcct, over Riohardsoi's ?toro, ia
tastefully fitted up with ovory com
fort and convenience for patrons, and
is thoroughly equipped with all tho
latest, and most approved appliances
known to tho profession. Dr. Austin
waa born, reared and educated in
Green ville, S. C. Ho is a grad unto of
tho Atlanta Dental College and may
alway? bo relied upon to givo satisfac
tion. Ho bas been practicing hero
for ?ix years, but bas had ten yea ,.'
experience in bia profession.
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