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THE TIME FOR PICKLING 18 O?
- - - - NICE, FltKl
You will And my Muco, win to Mue
Spice, Cloves, Cinnamon, oto., just what 3
? : ' Yogi* X
Pickles aro what you like-Plokles
your ordors for your Spioos will he ill kui 1
J AYN ES
3^0cal atti* Ilmmxal.
-A frosh lot of Nuunnlly's and othor
candles at Doll's drug storo.
-Mr. Dauiol Davonoll, of Clemson,
was in Walhalla Wednesday.
Dc suro and read tho .Cash i;argaiu
Sloro's now ndvortisomout. /
-loo! ico! icol only 40 couts por hun
dred at J. H. Darby's.
-Prof. J. S. .louniugs, of Victoria, fy
C., "paid "? ft plonsant call Monday nora*
-You can always got ice on Sunday
from 0 tu 10.80 o'clock A. M. at J. ll.
Darby's. ' ,
-Mr. Will Lawson roturnod to Abbe
ville Monday morning, aftor a ploasant
visit to friends in Walhalla.
-Dead L. 0. Craig's advortisomont.
You will Hud somothing to interest you.
Oivo him a call.
-Noto what Mr. C. M. Nield hos to
say this wcok about machines, summor
shooB, bata, etc., and givo him a call.
-Mr. W. L. Gibson left Monday morn
ing for Now York. Ho will spoud a two
wooks' vacation thoro nod at Jorsoy City,
N. J. S
-Don't fail to road tho Cash Bargain
-Quito a party from Anderson passed
through Walhalla to-dr.y on their way to
-All kinds of repair work on shoos
and harness done in llrst-class stylo
by S. A. Byrd. Satisfaction auarantood.
-Capt. W. T. Rowland, of Charlotte,
N. C., is visiting tho 'family of Col. li. A.
-"Old Timo" whito lead, host on tho
market, always on hand at J. & J. S.
Oartor's, Westminster, 8. C.
-Miss Alice Frotwoll, of Andorson, is
on a visit to relatives and friends in Wal
-Buy your ?co from J. II. Darby-10
couta por 100 pounds. Loss than 100
pounds, ?l) cents.
-Mr. Ed. Albors, of Charleston, who
is woll known to many pooplo in Wal
halla, passed through town tho llrst of
tho week on his way to tho mountains.
-Dorn, unto Mr. and Mrs. Ceo. Soa
born, on tho 8th instant, a son. Grandpa
James Seaborn is doing as woll as could
-Just recoived onoluindrod suits, any
stylo you want, and at a price that will
cause you to buy. Do suro and seo thom
at tho Cash bargain Store.
-Miss Ida Oolkors, who has boon
sponding some months in Charleston
visiting friends, returned homo last Sat
urday. Sho stopped ovor at Andorson a
couple of weeks.
-Health for ton couts. Cascareis
make tho bowels and kidnoys act natur
ally, destroy microbes, euro headache,
biliousness and constipation. All drug
-Mr. P. li. Thompson, of Dlackvillo,
S. C., is visiting his parents, Col. and
Mrs. li. A. Thompson. "Pick" is looking
well, and his many frionds aro pleased
to greet him warmly.
-Hov. A. McA. Pittman, of Floronco,
S.C., will preach in tho Walhalla Bap
tiatphurch next Sunday morning and
evening at tho usual hours. Public cor
-Tho annual catalogue of Clemson
College is ready for distribution. A copy
will bo sent to any address upon appli
cation to President Hart /.og, Clemson
Collego, S. C.
-A very pleasant ovening was spout
last Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
D. A. Smith, tho occasion being a party
gi von by Miss (Jcrtrudo Smith in honor
of Miss Alta Smith, of Laurens.
-Mr. and Mrs. Norris, Miss Seolo and
Misses Claudia Provost and Sudio Gil
mor, of Anderson, snout Wednesday
night iir Walhalla at the homo of Mrs. J.
-On Wednesday morning Maj. Wm. J.
Stribling and three daughters, Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Ward and daughter, of Wal
halla, and Mr. ami Mrs. Charles Drown,
of Abbevillo, went to Whitewater for an
outing of a few days.
-You will ho interested in tho adver
tisement of tho Cash Bargain Storo.
Head and give thom a call.
-Mr. A. S. Farmer and wife, whohavo
neon on an outing in tho mountains,
spout Monday night with Mr. J, H. Karlo,
returning to their home at Droylo's, An
-Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Schluotor, of
Washington, I). C., havo been visiting
rolatives and frionds in Oeonco. Thoy
wont to Highlands, N. ?J., last Saturday
to spond a few days. Thoir many frionds
aro pleased to meet them again.
-Mrs. 1). A. l'orritt, of Hartwell, Ga.,
has recently been on a visit to tho family
of lier fathor, Hon. M. D. Dendy, of
Richland, She renews lier subscription
to tho Cou it i KU for another year, as she
desires to keep posted on what trans
pires on this rildo of tho Tugaloo.
-Mr. J. J. Haley requests us to say
I>? is just back from a visit to tho
? mountains nod hos no limo to preparo
a reply this week to Mr. A. Zimmerman's
strictures on him, but that ho will pub
lish a roply to tho samo in the near
-Hov. J. H. Karlo, of Andorson county,
closed at successful mooting at Double
Springs (this county) last Sunday. Ho
spent Monday night in Walhalla visiting
his son, J. li. Karlo, Esq., and family.
He loft Tuesday for Senccn, whom ho is
attending tho association.
- Mrs. S. K. Dendy, Miss Carno Ferry
and Miss Lula Chuso loft Tuesday morn
ing for Ashovillo, N. C., where they will
spoud SOVOrftl weeks visiting relatives
and friends and enjoy tho splendid
scenery around tho city In tho "Land of
-You will bo agreeably surprised in
bringing ino your r c'-riptions to soe
tho caro I take in (Hiing thom. This is
ono work of the druggist that must ho
carefully attended to. No matter whoso
blank your prescription is written on,
bring it to mo and have it filled with the
freshest and purest drugs to bo had.
Anything in tho drug lino at Lunnoy's,
Sonooa, South Carolina,
r, ANO, OF COURSE, YOU WANT
SH SPICES. - - - '?>/<;$
itard Seed, Ground and Whole Ginger,
pou want. ?
aynes's, for Malting"
aro what you will have-and, of pouree,
-Misses Julia Maxwoll and Emma
Morriok spout Tuosduy iu Anderson. \
-Mr. W. R. CrouBhaw, o? tho Blaok
Diamond Railroad, spout Monday night
-Mrs. J. T. Hollomaneand ohlidron, of
Anderson, aro visiting tho family of
Judgo J. W. Ilolloman.
-rMrs. J. L. Dauiol loft last Tuesday
for Lamons county eu an extended visit
to hor fathor and family.
-Miss Ida Lowi8, of Mt. Pleasant, is
I Bpondiug tho uuimnor iu Walhalla, stop
' ping with Mrs. Rosa Sohrodor.
-Dr. W. K. Sharp and four childi on,
of Townvillo, were viBltiug tho family of
Judgo J. W. Hollerxmn last we?ki
-Before buying BOO our buggies,
wagons, hnvuoBB, laprobes. Wo carry a
comploto lino. J. & J. s. Carter, Wost
minstor, S. C.
.-Married, by H. A. II. Gibson, Notary
Pabilo, on tho 8th of August, 180?, Mr.
T. II. Parker to Miss K. Daves, all of
-Read II. A. H. Gibson's nev/ adver
tisement. Ho carrios a full supply of
general merchandise. Give him a call at
his now stand.
-MIPS Alt? Smith, who bas boon on
an extMi. ted viBit to hor Blstor, Mrs. J.
L. Dauiol, roturnod to hor homo in Lau
rens county last Tuesday.
-Mayor P. S. Hollomau, accompanied
by his two brothers, Mossrs. J. T. and
L. G. Ilolloman, of Anderson, is spend
ing a fow days in tho mountains.
-Mr. Goo. A. Stock, of tho Charles
ton NOWB and Courior, arrived in Wal
halla Wednesday evening on a month's
visit to his paronts and othor rolativos.
-Mrs. y. C. Haskoll, Miss E. C. Has
kell, Mr. W. T. Haskoll and Dr. J. C.
Haskell, of Columbia, passed through
Walhalla last week on thoir way to tho
ltov. J, N. H. Summoroll, wifo and
throe children, of Anderson, passed
through Walhalla last night on thoir way
to Highlands, whoro tboy will spond
-Anderson Intolligoncor, August ?)(h :
"Married, on Sunday, AuguBt 0, 1890, at
tho West End Methodist, ohurch, by
Kev. S. B. Harpor, Mr. J. Arnold and
Miss Emma Smith, both of Oconco
-Tho sorvico at tho Evangolical Lu
theran church is to bo in English next
Sunday. Tboro Booms to have boon somo
uncertainty last Sunday becauso tho ser
vico was German on tho fifth Sunday in
-ltov. A. McA. Pittman, of tho South
Carolina ltaptist, is visiting tho family
of J, W. Sholor, Esq., and will romain
until next week. Ho is a cultured gen
tleman, linc writer and fluont spoakor.
Wo wish bim a plonsant stay in our
-Attontion is called to tho advertise
ment of tho Walhalla Solcet School,
M?BB Kate J. Stock, Principal. This will
bo tho soventh yonr of this oxcollont
school. Miss Stock's thorough work in
tho school room is woll known. Slio is a
do voted and enthusiastic teacher.
-Messrs. W. M. Tunguoand Lit Smith
aro moving and repairing tho building
formerly occupied by THK COURIRR
and converting it into a handsome cot
tage residence Tboy moved it sovonty
five feet with success, and will soon bavo
it ready for occupancy.
-On Monday last Mr. John Davis loft
at our ortico sovcral opon bolls of cotton
taken from bis bold on his farm bolow
Seneca. It is what is known as tho Rla
lock cotton. Mr. Davis ?B ono of Oconoo's
very best farmers, and is tho first to ro
port opon cotton in our county this yoar.
-Anderson Advocato: "A tologram to
tho editor of this paper rccoivod this
morning from Captain J. H. Grant in
Washington, 1). C., informs us that tho
President has appointed him Captain in
tho army vico Captain IT. T. Thompson
-Miss Lula Karlo, who bas boon
sponding somo timo in Anderson county
visiting rolativcs, roturnod last Saturday
ovoning, accompanied by hor cousin,
Miss Lucy Karlo, quito a pretty young
lady, who will spond somo days visiting
hor uncle, Mr. J. It. Earle, and family.
-Mr. W. J. DufUo, of Columbia, is in
town for a fow days. Ho and his family
bavo been ?ponding a fow days at'Foccoa,
Ga. Thoir many Walhalla frionds will
bo glad to loam that Mrs. Dufllo and
daughters and Mrs. itollamy and Miss
bellamy will como to Walhalla in a fow
days and spond tho summer at tho homo
of Gen. Wm. F. Ervin.
-Mr. J. J. Haloy, County Commis
sioner, accompanied Prof. J. S. Jen
nings last Thursday to his summer homo
at Horso Covo, N. 0. Although a protty
successful campaigner in South Carolina,
Mr. Haloy failed to got a successful
"pull" at mountain trout. Ho reachod
Walhalla Monday by way of Cashier's,
Sapphire and Whitowator Falls, and bas
tho rattles of two presumptuous snakes
that wore encountered thin sido of Sap
-Ho sure to attend tho show Friday
night by tho Walhalla Comedy Com
pany. This promises to bo ono of tho best
that tho company bas tdvou and ovory
one should como out and givo thom a
full house. You couldn't spend a moro
pleasant two hours any whoro. Kvory
seat in tho house should bo occupied
who? tho curtain goos up. Good songs
and music. Porforinanco will begin
promptly at MINK o'clock. Admission 15
and '25 cents. Placo: Pltoltford's If all.
-Hov. Joseph T. Dondy, of Kershaw,
S. C., was in Walhalla last week visiting
relatives and friends. Ho also spent
BOVOral days at Richland visiting bis
mpthor. Ho has recently boon ordained
as pastor of tho Presbyterian church at
Kershaw and a group of churches in the
county. Tho many Goonoo frionds of
Mr. Dendy wish him much success in bis
new Hold of labor, which may bo termed
"tho first lovo" of aconsoeiatcd minister.
Ito graduated from tho Columbia Theo
logical Seminary in May last, andontorod
upon his work in this cbargo as a'supply.
Rut bo was rccontly oallod and ordainod
as pastor. Whilo in Walhalla last wook
bo paid us pu appreciated call.
-bov?iral i tome sro unavoidably orowd
o? out tlile? woo!?.
-Mr.;o?d Mrs. J. J, Norton loft Inst
Thursday for Motilo, Ga., , whore tloy
will visit Mm. Norton's parenw.
-Anderson Intelligencer, August Otb :
"A moot i UK will bo bold at Fair Play
next Saturday, 12th inatant, at 12 o'clock,
for the purpose of taking subsorlptloos
to a cotton mill to be located at Hattons
Ford, on Tugaloo tiver. Geu. M. L.
Bonhara, of this olty, will addross tho
meeting. Everybody interested in the
welfare of that section is rospootfully
invited to attend the mooting,"
NEW GRASS SEEDS.
CLOVER, LAWN, ORCHARD,
KENUTOKY BLUE GRASS SEEDS.
-All Variotios of
Sunday School Conference.
Tho Ooonao County Methodist Suuday
Scliool Conforouoo will be bold at Rock
Spviugs ohuroh on noxt Friday, Satur
day and Sunday, August 11-18. Au in
teresting programiuo has boon arranged.
It is hoped that every Methodist. Sunday
school in tho county may bo roprosontod
by ono or moro dologntos. Tho public in
cordially invited to nil tho sorvioos.
Tho Old Stono Church.
Tho Exooutivo Committco of tho Old
Stono Church dosiros to hold a oallod
mooting of tho association on Friday, tho ]
10th of August, to discuss tho lenee ques
tion and detormino tinnily what kind to |
build. A full attendance is requested.
B. F. SLOAN,
Secretary Old Stono Church
-4 ? ^ -
A Cutting Scrape
On last Saturday night Wm. T. Roach
was sovoroly cut with a knifo by Ed?
McKoo. Roach was drinking and ltad
gone to a night mooting near Walhalla.
Ho raised a disturbance and waa knocked
down by MoKoo. Ho roso to como !
again, whon McKoo drew Iii? knife ami
slashed him in tho neck, back and arm,
inilioting BOVOi'fr, but not dangerous
- , (,, -_-.
A Family Barbecue.
Wednesday, August 2, 1800, was a day
that will long bo romomborcd by thoso
who attonded tho barboouo gi von by Mr.
J. J. Koith at his hospitable homo, in
tho Boar Swamp sect iou. Boof, mutton,
pork and barbecued (shroddod) bosh
woro tho dolicato dishes. Mr. J, M.
Counts, of Now berry county, was tho]
catoror. About ono hundred pooplo woro j
prosont. After dinner tho mon ongnged
in an old-timo plantation gamo of mar
idos wbilo tho ladies enjoyed thomsolvos
in conversation. No speeches woro made.
Thrown from a Mulo and Killed.
On last Friday nftornoon Walter By
num, son of Mrs. Martha Hy mun, who
lives near Pine Mountain, Ca., in Rabun
county, was thrown from a mulo and
killed. Ho had started for his sister,
who was teaching school sonio miles
away from homo, and was riding ono
mule and loading another. Ho was trav
eling alono along tho public road ami it
is supposed tho mulos took fright at
Homo oojoct. Ho was thrown from tho
saddlo and ono foot caught in a stirrup.
In this condition lie was dragged a long
distanco-about a milo and half-for
Homo timo. Whon found his foot was
still in tito stirrup, and his body was
dragging. Ho was dotid and his body
badly mangled. His clothing was nearly
all torn off. Ho was a bright boy, four
toon yoars old. His widowed mother,
brothors and sisters have tho sympathy
of many friends.
Clemson Graduates Socuro Good Positions.
It is vory gratifying to tho friends of
donison, and especially to tho faculty, to
know that most of til o endots who
graduated this summor, havo already
Mr. T. II. Turnor is erecting ongincor
on reconstruction of Turnor Bros. saw
.J. S. Calhoun, of Barnwoll, is assistant |
civil ongincor in tho United States sor
vico at Port Royal, S. C.
C. K. Ohroitzoborg, of Charleston, is I
civil onginoor of tho Whitnor Engineer
ing and Dovolopmont Company, Ander
son, S. C.
M. L. Elder, of York county, is elec
trician of tlio Anderson Light and Power |
J. E. Lowie, of Oconco, is chief elec
trician at Portman Shoals of tho Ander
son Lilil? und Power Company.
W. N. Hook, of Orangoburg, is assist
ant civil onginoor in bridge construction
of the Union Bridgo Company, of Tampa,
L. A. Turnipsoed, of Richland county,
is oloetrical engineer of tho United
Statos Yards and Docks at Port Royal.
This position was Gecurod by Mr. Tur
nipSQCd through a civil sorvico examina
tion, at which he is said to havo lind a|
number of competitors.
It ?B only fair to say that thoso young
mon got ?noir oloetrical training which
has Qtted thom for thoso positions chiolly
under tho caro of Prof. Boehm, cliiof
of tho mechanical department, Prof.
Riggs, chief of the electrical d?part
mont, and Prof. Brodio, chiof of civil
onginooring department and associato
professor of mathematics.
"Luke" on tho Chalngang.
Last Friday Mr. Janies Thompson dis
covered himsolf to bo minus a gold
watch and chain. Romomboring whoro I
ho had loft thom ho sont Mark Adams,
colored, for the watch. Mark soon rc-j
turned and dolivorcd tho articlo to Mr.
Thompson. Some timo after this Mr.
Thompson found ho was minus a pocket
book containing about $?0 in cash and a
chock for $05. Ho naturally suspected
that Mark had gotten it, but failed to
turn it over, as ho had not hoon asked to
bring back any money. Ho was ar
rested, searched and questioned, but no
cluo as to tho whereabouts of the monoy
could bo gotton, and ho was at length
Saturday ovoning Luke Croon, col
ored, wont into tho (.'ash Bargain Store
and spout about $1, displaying a con
siderable roll of bills, and claiming that
Mr. C. W. Bauknight, for whom ho has
boon working for some time, had just
paid bim off for a yoar's work. Mr. M.
Bloom, managor of tho Bargain Storo,
BUSpooted soinothing wrong and reported
tho transactions ot tho negro to Mr
Bauknight, who said ho had paid only
$2 to Groen. Policoman Heck and others
woro soon at work on tho caso, and gavo
it out that they woro watching Allen
Croon, a brother of Luko. In this way
I im y throw Luko off his guard, and ho
spout monoy freoly enough to oiiablo tho j
"detectives to fasten tho guilt upon |
him. Monday ovoning about 0 o'olook
lie was arrested at the homo of Bob Hut
lor, colored, and locked up. Whon ar
rested ho carried two pistols and a largo ]
knifo. Ho was up before Magistrate W.
O. Wliito Tuesday, idead guilty of car
rying concealed weapons, and got
thirty days on tho chaingang. Ho has
not yot boon tried for lareony, but will
probably bc givon a hearing after ho has
''dono timo" for carrying concealed
woapons. Ho disposed of about $?50 of
Mr. Thompson's money and was sporting
about $20 on his tan-colored person when
KILLfcl) AFFAIR PLAY.
Wm. K. Fowert Siioot? and Instantly Kills
WHSM^ iohn Hlnhoy.
On Tuesday oveulug last, about 8
o'otock, nsar Pair Fi*y, Wm. K. rowers
shot and instantly killed John Kloboy.
The foots leading np to the killing aro
well known in tho section where Powers
and Riobey lived, but they are unknown
to the average reador.
About a year and a half ago Riohoy
got ou a Bproe and wont lo Powors's houso
and hoi HO-whipped him, it is said, ucarty
boating him Into insensibility. Ever
since that timo Powers has said ho would
kill Richey. On Tuesday Powers got.
hold of some liquor aud wont to Riohoy's
houBo with the intoutiou of gotting
Riohoy, as well as blmsolf, drunk. Whon
tho timo carno to leav Powers mounted
his horse and was talklug to Riohoy and
bis son. Soi no ono oame up aud ongaged
Riohoy in conversation. Richey having
tinned bis hoad, Powers said, "Look
hore,.) ohn," aud as Riohoy turned toward
him Powers fired, tho ball taking oifect
over tho loft oyo, killing him instantly.
Riohoy aud bis son wero both. armed, as
they oxpeotod troublo. Boforo young
Riohoy could draw his pistol Powors was
out of rango, haviug put spurs to his
horse as soon as he fired thc fatal shot.
Powors is a tenant on Mr. E. O. Mar
ett'^ plantation. Mr. Marett wont to
Powors shortly af tor tho kllliug and iriod
to got him to surrender. Ile talked for
an hour aud a half with Powors, who
kept r? Colt's pistol lovolod on him con
stantly. At tho end of tho eon versa tum
Powors wont .out of ida houso, mounted
bin horse aud rodo away to a billy part
of tho plantation, where ho was found
Wednesday morning by a searching
party, who had to chase him about half
a milo before thoy could got him to liait.
Whon ordorod to sun ender ho throw his
pistol down and did so, Tito arrest was
mado by Thomas B. Wood.
An inquest, was hold Wednesday by
Magistrate I). V. Wright, noting Coroner
and a jury.
Powors was lodged in Walhalla jail
Wednesday aftornoon to await trial. Ho
is a desperat o man. having shot Mr. L.
A. Edwards, of Gateway, a fow years ago
and threatened th? Ufo of soveral other
partier Ho is an ox-Cou?odorato sol
dier and about sixty years of ago.
Richey is also said to havo boon a very
dosporato mau. Ho is a brotbor of She
riff Riohoy of Piokous County. Ho
was about forty-flvo years old and loavos
a widow and (Ivo ohildron.
OCONEE WHEAT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION.
Dologatos Elected to tho Stale Convention
Which Moots at Groonwood.
Pursuant to a call, a mooting of citi
zens of Oconoo county was hold in Wal
halla Court Houso on August 7th, 1890,
for tho purpose of organizing a Wheat
Growers1 Association for Oconoo county
and to olect dologatos to tho Wheat
Growers' Convention, to bo hold at
Groonwood on August 15, 18Di).
On mot ion of S. P. Bondy John L.
Smith was oleotcd president and W. O.
Wliito soorotary of tho association for
Tho following dologatos wovo olectod
to represent Oconoo county in tho con
vention to bo hold at Groonwood : E. E.
Vernor, Wm. Bibb, J. D. MoMahan, An
drow Boardon, J. P. Stribling, Wm. J.
Stribling, L. II. Brandt; altornatos, J.
O. Armstrong, J. B. Hill, W. R. Davis,
E. A. Pony, J. T. Reid, W. A. Strothor,
M. L. Sitton.
On motion, it was rosolvcd to hold a
mooting of tho association for Oconco
county at. Kichiand Acadomy on tho 25th
On motion of E. E. Vernor, it was ro
solvcd that tho president of tho associa
tion loopiest tho Prosidont of donison
Collogo to call a mooting of tho Farmors'
Instituto for Oconoo county to moot
with this association at Bichland Acade
my on August 25.
Tho mooting then adjourned.
Members-J. J. Davis, J. B. Pickott,
J. W. Holloman, A. P. Cox, A. M. Rho
1 et ter, Jas. T. Boid, J. C. Garrison, K.
B. Frotwoll, W. W. MOSB, B. F. Driver,
A. II. Ellison, John Hawkins, Bobfc. A.
You can carry tho littlo vial of Dr.'
Pioroo's Ploasant Pollots right in tho
vest-pockot and it will not make ovon a
littlo lump. Thoy euro constipation.
Ono "Pollct" is a laxativo; two a mild
cathartic. Ono taken after dinner will
stimulate digestivo action and palliate
tho effects of ovor-eating. Thoy act with
gontlo eOioioncy on stomach, liver and
bowols. Thoy don't do tho work thorn
solves. Thoy simply stimulate tho natu
ral action of tho organs thoinsolvos.
That is whoro thoy differ from all othor
pills. That is what makes thom bottor
than all other pills. You don't becomo
a slavo to their uso as with othor pills,
beoauso their help lasts. Onco used,
thoy aro always in favor.
Too A i.oo, August 8.-Tho recent rains
havo had a dooidodly good oft'oct on
crops, except whoro thoy woro washed
hy water courses ovorllov/ing their
banks, where, in some instances, much
damage was done, especially whoro thoro
was an insocuro dam above. Tho river
did no damage that wo havo hoard of.
Cotton is looking well; has improved
wonderfully since tho rains.
Bov. A. P. Maret closed quito a suc
cessful rovival mooting at tho "Block"
last Sunday. Thoro woro sovoral addi
tions to tho church and much good was
dono. Mr. Maret is an earnest, zoalous
workor in tho Master's causo.
Messrs. E. Torey and John B. Long,
of Greenville, aro on a visit to their unolo
and aunt on Long's Hill.
The young folks and somo of tho old
ones, too, will pionio at "Bird's Fall,"
near boro, to-morrow Tho picnic is
givon in honor of Jr. anniversary of
tinco of our prottiest and most charming
young mon. A good timo is antioipated.
Wo rogrot to hoar that our good
friend, Mr. Ezra Cromer, in quito siok.
His many frionds wisli for his speedy
rocovory to his usual good heall h.
Mrs. Fowell, who died in Andorson
last week, was brought to South Union
and burled in thu uomotory ny tho sido
of hor father and motlier, who prede
ceased her sovoral years. Sbo was a !
daughtor of Mr. Clark Roodor. Her
balm died just a fow days boforo sbo did.
Mr. Asa Leathers, an old and rcspoetod
citizen boro, is and lins boon quito sick
for somo time. Wo hopo to soon seo
him out again. i"
Millions Ulveu Away.
It is certainly gratifying to tho public
to know of ono concern in tho lana who
aro not afraid to bo generous to tho
needy and sufforing. Tlio proprietors of
Dr. King's Now Discovory for consump
tion, coughs and colds havo given away
ovor ton million trial bottles of this
groat medicino, and havo tho satisfaction
of knowing it has absolutely cured thou
sands of hopeless casos. Asthma, bron
chitis, hoarseness and all disonsos of fwy
throat, chest and lungs aro suroly cu/ / ?
by it. Call on all druggists in tho erm'/'\i
and got a bottle froo. Bogular sl^/ife
and $1. Evory bottlo guaranteed or
An Unusual l ittle family.
FATKPI.AY, August 0. --Quiot an unu
sual little family passed through our
tow.n to-day, Peter Nickols, p. c., his
wifo and four small ohildron. Tho
mothor was pushing tho baby carriage
in which was a child a yoar and two
moid i is old mid I heir small hundios. She
was aided by tho two ohildron, four and
six years rosneotfully. pulling in front.
Tho man walked bohind carrying tlioir
baggage and cooking utensils. Thoy had
travolod in this mannor over four hun
dred miles, tho three oidor ohildron walk
ing all tho distance, oxoopt about twe'
miles. They wore rofugeos of tho Ynzo<
flood, from Holmes county, Mississippi
and aro walking thoir wa? back to their
native homo at Plymouth Court Houso,
Washington county, North Carolina, fio
said: "No moro Mississippi bottoms for
A Great Bar
WE OFFER ]
A (ew Summer
would be a Bar
Fail and Winter S
offer you at $6.oo.
everybody likes w?
but we offer the
price. Come an
KI3EP US IN
The Boavordam Baptist Association I
Couveoed nt tho Soncca Baptist ohuroh
on Tuesday, 8th instant. A largo mun- !
bor of dologatos woro present from 201
churches in tho association.
Besides tho dologatos present tho fol
lowing visiting brethren woro on hand:
T. M. Bniloy, D. D., of Oroonvillo, rep.
resenting Stato Mission?; M. M. Hiloy,
1). 1)., President of Groonvillo Fonialo
Oollogo; A. McA. Pittman, editor of tho
South Carolina 1 ia pl isl ; J. L. Vass, Su
porintondout of Connio Maxwoll Or
phanage, of Qroonwood.
Many of tho first mon of tho Baptist |
ohurchos of Oconoo county woro in at
tendance, among whom woro Uovs. .J. M.
Sanders, J. II. Stono, J. H. Karlo. 1). W.
Iiiott, P. J. Virruiiiion, ll. M. Allon and
A. P. Marett, and ?p?to a largo number
of prominent laymen.
Tho introductory sermon was preached
in an impressive way hy Kev. P. J. Vf
million from tho 24th vorso of tho 20th
chantor ol Acts.
Tlio association was organized hy tho
unanimous election of tho following ofll
cors: Hov. D. W. liiott, Moderator; J.
W. Sholor, Clerk; J. W. Stribling, Trea
1?OV..D. W. Hiott oxtondod a wolcomo
to tho body in a short address, which
was responded to by Hov. A. McA. Pitt
Kook Hill church, located near Knox's
Bridge, on Tugnloo river, was admitted
to membership in tho association.
Tho Coinmittco on Homo Missio
made its report through Its chairman,
M. C. Barton. Thoro was an interesting
discussion on tho roport by Brothren M.
C. Harton, M. M. Hiloy, A. McA. Pitt
man and T. M. Hailoy.
Tho committee on tho support of indi
gent and worn-out minis! ei s was mado I
by Hov. J. H. Karlo. This report brought
out an interesting and feeling discussion [
as tho namo of tho beloved A. W. Mc-1
(?ullin, of this county, was moutioucd.
.Tho body requested Bro. Karlo to lead
in prayor, invoking God's richest bless
ing on this honored minister, after
which a collection was voluntarily raised
There was preaching at night by Hov.
M. M. Hiloy, D. 1).
On Wednesday morning tho ?associa
tion reconvened with a considerably
larger attondaneo, both of delegates and
visitors, and tho Hov. J. H. Karlo led tho
congregation in a half-hour devotional
A call was mado for a repost from tho
committee on tho Connio Maxwoll Or
phanage. Tho chairman of tho commit
too stated that tho committoo had failed
to agrco on a report and suggested that
a roport bo dispensed with, and that tho
subject ho considered by tho body. Tho
failure of tho committoo to ngroo upon a
roport arose from tho division of tho
churches in tho Stato over tho fitness of
tho superintendent to lill that position.
This light ?.ns been in progross for
throe years, consequent upon serious
charges mado against tho superintondont.
It does not sooin wiso that these matters
should bo kopt from tho great masses of J
J. li, Vass addressed tho association
upon tho Orphanage and it was received
in a less enthusiastic spirit than any
subject. Dr. Vass asked for a contribu
tion and secured only n small ono.
Then carno up tho most interesting j
subject that had yet hoon considered-J
education. Tho roport was mado by
Hov. Mr. Holland and was spoken to en
thusiastically by J, W. Sholor, M. M.
Hiloy, I). 1)., Col. John lb Patrick, V. I.
Masters and J. H. Earle. J. W. Sholor
advocated tho raising of an annual fund
sufliciont to support ono worthy young
man in Furman University, notas a gift
to tho recipiont, but as a loan, tobo re
paid aftor tho course shall havo boon
oomplotod. At tho end o? a two hours'
discussion Mr. Sholor's ?doa provailed.
Tho collection of tho funds, tho selection
of tho young man, Ac., W?VR placed in
tho hands of tho oxecutivo committoo of
Then carno tho roport of tho Commit
tee on Stato Missions, mado by Hov. J.
H. Stono, who addressed tho body, aftor
which T. M. Bailoy addrossod the con
gregation in an hour's interesting and
instructivo speech. A collection was
taken and tho sum of $102 guaranteed,
to ho availahlo by tho 10th of Novombor
Tho next meeting was lixod for Pleas
ant Kidgo church, ono year boneo.
To-day's proceedings wore quito inter
Services woro hold in the church Wed
nesday evening, tho sermon being
preached hy Hov. A. McA. Pittman, of
tho South Carolina Baptist, who is a
strong preacher and quito a congenial
and companionable gentloman.
First Balo of tlio Now Crop.
FAIRFAX, Augusto.-Col. L. W. You?
mans, who usually gots in tho first halo
of now cotton from this Stato, shipped
to-day to F. W. Wagoner &Co., of Char
leston, tho Hist halo of t\ s season's
crop from his plantation noar boro.
y havo a largo lino of Spring and Sun
Lawns, Muslins, Percales, White Dross G
Othor articles in the Dry Goods mid N
tb af I am determined to oloso out for
thfrty days ..
. * . I m.iz :i
So if you want bargains, como at mic
1 havo also a nico lino of Clothing, ?
offer special inducements to oloso out.
A good stock of Furniture cboapor tl:
F. H. C
gain Sale at
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BARGAINS THA? Vi
. . . .
Suits, worth $4.50, ot?r p
?ain at $5.^0-we will cl<
m at $8.00. We have a han
cl examine our stock and 1
NEWS ITEMS FROM WESTMINSTER
Doaths-A Ploasant Parly-Pooplo Coming
and Going-Somo You Know.
WKSTMINSTKH, August ft.-Dr. W. H.
MoGluro anil Mr. F. M. Cross and family
liavo just rut urned from a trio tu lao
Miss Annie Crowthor, a lovoly young
lady of Abbovillo county, is tho guest of
Miss Emma Zimmerman.
Mr. S. W. Dickson, Miss08 KOZZ?Q Cox,
Codie I'arkor and Sallie Dickson visited
Hartwell this wcok and attondod tho
Hart county camp mooting.
Miss Hossio. Norris, tho oapablo assist
ant at tho hank, mu? M?BS llattio Zim
merman loft last Friday for a ton days'
visit to relativos and Monds at Royston
and Bowcrsvillo, Ga. Wo wish thom a
pleasant visit and a safo return.
Mr. Frod. W. Auld, of Elhorton, Ga.,
?B visiting his brothor-in-law, Mr. W. D.
Lesly, lloeamoovora fow days ago to
join bis family, who hnvo boon on an ox
tonded visit to relatives in South Cai'o
lina. Mr. Auld is ono of Elborton's best
Mrs. IL M. Peden has gono to Fair
view. Groonvillo county, to attond tho
rouniou of tho Pedens, which comos off
at Fairviow Presbyterian church on tho
lat li and hit li' ot this month. ' .
Mrs. E. A. Norris is visiting rolntivos
in Anderson county.
Mrs. J. B. 11 arlow died at tho residence
of Mrs. M. E. Fricks, near thc Poroival
Crossing, on last. Wednesday night. Hor
body was buriod at Changa. Mr. Har
low, tho husband of tiro decoased lady, is
a first-class sawyer, and has workod for
many of tho saw mill men in this Com
Mr. Ira S. Pitts wont to Piokons C. II.
to-day on business.
Kev. S. H. Oglosby, colored, who was
well and favorably known over this
county, died near Contral. in Bickens
county, last Saturday morning. Ho was
ongaged in carrying on a protraotcd
mooting and took sick in church on
Wednesday boforo tho day of his death.
His body was brought to Westminster
Saturday evening and was buriod in tho
colored comotory below town on Sunday.
Ho was ono of tho most prominent, col
ored men of tho county, and had the ro
spoet and confldonco of all who know
him among both white and colorod poo
Misses Filio, Jossio and Mamie Strib
'ing, ontortainod invited guests at their
homo on Monday ovoning. Melons and
dolicious table refreshments woro sorvod
in abundance It was a pleasant and
onioyable occasion to all.
Mr. W. R. Ki m m orman and family, of
Enoroo, aro visiting tho family of Mrs.
li. A. Norris and other rotativos in West
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Anderson and four
children visited tho family of Mr. J. D.
Sheldon, near Fair Blay, tho first of this
(Jupies of tho Carnival Edition of tho
Elberton (Ga.) Star havo boon roooivod
in Westminster. It contains a general
write-up of tho busiiioss of tho city.
Mr. Warron II. Williams, manager of
tho Cumberland Ilotol, at Cumberland
Island, Ca., was boro ono day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Coo. W. Mnrott, of At
lanta, pasmad through Westminster this
wcok on their way to tho homo of Mr.
Marott's fatlior, near Fair Blay.
Mr. A. Zimmerman has fino prospects
for plenty of home-made meat next yoar.
Ile has tho largest hog in town, if not in
tho wholo community, lt is very fat and
will probably net .'?00 pounds.
Mr. ?. P. Butlor, ono of our progross
ivo yoong merchants, is having tho mush
ing work done on his residence in tho
Fast End. "Dave" will soon havo a
handsome und desirable homo.
A. Ii. GosSRTT.
Red Hot from thc Gun
Was tho ball that hit G. B. Steadman
of Nowark, Mich., in tho civil war. It
caused horn hie ulcers t lint no l i eat ment
helped for '20 years. Thou Bucklon's
Arnica Salvo oured him. Cures euts,
bruises, burns, boils, felons, corns, skin
eruptions. Best pilo euro on oarth. 25
cont? a box. Curo guaranteed. Sold by
all druggists in tho county.
Twenty Woro Drowned,
BAH llAituoit, August 7.-Whilo a
crowd of excursionists to soo tho war
ships were at this placo yesterday a slip
leading from tho do.de to tho Mount
Desert ferry boat, prooiptatod moro than
100 porsons into tho water. Twenty
bodies woro recovorcd yesterday. A oare
f ul examination hy drivers in tho vioinity
of tho forry and an investigation on shore
hy tho officials of tho Main Contral rail
way indicato that twoiity victims woro
ali Who perished.
Sovoral woro sorlously injured. A Mr.
Southward is not likely to recover. Sovo
ral others who woro hurt aroroportod to
day to bo in a favorablo condition.
liver Dross Goods, .A.rX?
loods, and various ^VIVt>
otion Department ??^oW
cash in tho next r^r\iarn
o, and yon will not bo disappointed.
?boo? and other Staple Goods that I will
ian you eau got it olsowhoro for cooli.
ion, ?4. O*
k. thg Cash Bargain Store
[ to September ist.
ni Ml ' . ? t.v?-r-II m ? --i II i i.i .
rERE NEVER BEFORE OFFERED
? COUNTY! .....
rice $1.95. A lot of Beautiful Suits that
3se them out to you at $3.00. A lot of
-j $I2 00, which we
1H 5 ! 0ur sPlendid Suits that
_I he a bargain at $15.00,
dsome line of Shoes and Hats to |? at any
)e convinced that we mean what we say.
On Ladles' and Misses' Oxfords, Figured Lawn, Organdie,
Pique, Crash, Madras Cloth, Fans, Under vests, Lap Robes, &o.
Eighty cents oash buys what one dollar did a short time
Straw and Crash Hats at almost any pri?e.
Call and look. You need not buy If prices don't suit.
We want your trade and will try to please you.
Lowery, Byrd & Co.,
SENECA, S. O.
Making Satisfied1 Patrons.
Soiling tho goods at ?ricos that aro cheerfully paid is tho way wo couduot
business boro. No mattor now low in prico wo may soouro tho item, nor how for
tunato tho purchase, it's always offered you with but our regular margitiB added
and tho advantago is always passed along to you. Tho prosperity of our oustomors
and tho SUCCOSB of this storo aro along tho samo lines-facts that wo always koop
in mind whon our goods aro being marked.
You'll Find Them Right.
Acknowledged loaders in their particular lino-just as wo desire, with ovory
item offered. Tins QUALITY fcaturo is but ono of thoir attractions-thoro's a
wiuniug tono to tho prices-a foaturo ol our storo that always appoals to careful
Perfect Gobion Patont and Harvest King Flour, Java, Mocha and Java and
Kio Cohoes, ld eal; Casi I ?aeon, 11 ams, Boneless Hams, Piouio liane;, Granulated
Sugar, Brown Sugar, Frouch, Mixed and Stick Candy, Lemons, &o.
-IKISII POTATOES AND 'VEGETABLES
THE POPULAR PRICE STORE.
W. D. LESLY & CO
THE CUT-PRICE CASH STORE.
ll IICT Dc^CIX/Cn I Another lot of CLOTH TENNIS
UUO I tAl&yCJV&U 1 SHOES; also Mon's and Ladies* Holt?.
. . . . ^ iiiiMi?fjpf'lf'*1 Still a full lino of Ladies1 Gauze Yosts
in stock. This wcok wo got in another
lot of MEN'S GAUZE SUI UTS AND DRAWERS.
Halo of Host Sea Island. , .r?e. por yard.
Caso Ball Throad._10 balls for 5o.
All Light Calle?os.-lo. por yard.
WE STILL GIVE YOU MOUE GROCERIES FOR THE MONEY
THAN ANYBODY ELSE.
w. ?. ummw & co.?
WESTMINSTER, S. C. *
Oconoo County Pension Board.
WALHALLA, S. 0., August 7, 1809.
Tho following members olect of tho
Oconoo County Pension Hoard mot at tho
Court IIOUBO to day, vi/. : S. M. Pool, J.
T. ?old, E. A. Pony, K. B. Frotwoll, W.
S. Prazier, W. A. Bolly and J. J. Baloy,
and proceeded to organizo by elooting S.
M. Pool, Chairman, and J. J, Haley,
Socrotary, who then procoodod to olect
four mombors of tho County Hoard of
Pensions, which rosnltod as follows, to
wit: S. M. Pool, J. T. Iteid, K. B. Frot
woll, E, A. Perry and Dr. D. B. Darby as
physician. S. M. Poor,, Cha'n.
J. J, BALKY, Socrotary.
?Dir. G. C. Probst,
Walhalla, S. C.
Office two Doors East of Bank,
HOURS : 8.?10 A. M. TO l p. M. AND 2 TO 0
Maroh 24, lBOf^_
HKNKOA INSTITUT?, in tho Town of Honers,
South Carolina, IK opornted hy tho Educational
Sunday School Convention of tho Seneca River
Association, tho Honr.cn River Association and
tho i ' Minn-; connected with tho mono.
CAMPUS).-Tho Cnmpun ls nhout eight
acros In extent, Bltunted In tho Western part of
tho town. It occupies ono of tho highest points
of land in tho town, thus commanding a line
view of tho town and surrounding country. Kor
hoauty, quietness and healthfulness the situa
tion cannot bo surpassed.
! Heneen han two Important railroads, which
add much to tho eonvonlonco of students wish
ing to enter tho institution.
All?. -Tho school ls distinctly Chi Isl ?un; it
lu non-sectarian, welcoming thoso of every Tait li
lo il -i ad vu nt aces. Tho building of character ls
tho solo aim or this Institution. To this end wo
train tho Intellect, mid Instill such principles as
will Inspiro n lovo for tho good nml tho hoautl
? ?V?TUU?m?N.--Tlto colimo of instruc
tion will Include tho following branches: Rowl
ing, Spoiling, Arltlnnotio, Geography, I'cnmau
shlp, History, Drawing, I.aiignago and Hillie.
Instruction will nlso ho given In Algebro, Uheio-.
rio, Lntln mid other hrnnohos to tlnmo who arc
prepared to outer thom.
Tuition (lowor grado) por month.$ 7?
Tuition (hlghor grndo) nor month. 1 00
Ronni cnn he Imo in private families at.... 6 00
Behool opens Tuesday,. October ft, IK00. All
stndcnli. sro requested to Ito pr?sent?t tb? open
ing. For furthor Information address
J. J. STARKS, A. H., Principal,
ALOA RY, fl. O.
? Or W. J. THOMAS, Chairman Hoard of Trim
tcc8, : . ,'.oen, 8. C. -
1 July 27,1890. 1
Statement of The Poden and
Anderson Banking* Company.
[Organized Soptombor 1st, 1801.J
Statomont of tho condition of Tho
Codon and Anderson Hanking Company
rt tho oloao of business Juno 30, 180?:
Dash.$ 070 50
Loans and Discounts. 00,553 72
Duo tis by Ranks. 3,550 00
Stocks. 1,175 00
Heal Estate. 822 25
Surplus and Profits. 7,642 38
Deposits . 18,003 80
Rediscounts . 20,010 10
Dividonds not paid. '85 00
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1
OCONKK COUNTY. i
I, W. P. Anderson, Cashier of Tho
Poden and Andorson Ranking Company,
of Westminster, S. C., do solomnly swoav
that tho abovo statomont is truo to tho
host of my knowledge and beliof.
WM. P. ANDKRSON, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to hoforo
me this the 10th day of July,
1800. R. ii. CROSS. [L. S.J
Notary Publie, S. C.
The Seneca Bank.
STATEMENT OF CONDITION OF THE
SION RCA BANK AT TUE CLOSE
OF BUSINESS JUNK 30, 1800.
Loans and discounts.$ 40,134 83
Duo from banks. 2,001 54
Rank building. , 1,000 00
Vault. 1,400 00
Currency_. 8,800 74
?.? Alli r.lTiKS.
Capital stock.$20,400 00
Deposits. 20,104 08
Duo to banks. :i,i(K> 77
Surpius. 5,437 00-$55,103 ll
South Carolina, 1
Oconoo County. J
Personally came J. W. strihling, Cashlor
of The Seneca Bank, hoforo ino and made
oath that the above statomont is true
to tho best of his knowledge
Sworn to hoforo mo this
24th day of July, 1800. 1 J. W.
II. F. Al.KXANlHUl, [L.S.l [STIUIII.INO
Notary Pnblio, S. C.,
Cor ti fled by
R. M. Richardson, j
J, W. Strihling, [ Directors.
J. W. Sholor, )