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To make it ono to be remomber
your Thanksgiving Dinner in mind,
items. The prices aro novor hlghor hi
diuner for you--the kiud of prioes yo
Clam Chowder? Chicken Soup,
Tomato Soup, Oyster Soup,
Mook Turtle Soup, Hoof Broth.
Cof?no of. ali grade? ground froo of
Mackerel, Walto FlBh and Pioklod Pig
Boston Bak jd Beans, iu Tomato Sauoo,
r> and 10 oont packages.
Fresh Moah-Beef, Pork Mid Saussago,
mixed or plain-in faot, anything ono
wanta to oat.
Remember , .
irreal aub Dermal
-Tho ?tars failed to fall last night.
-Road Jaynea' uow ad. this wook and
-Soo chango of J. II. Adams' advor
t?8oniout iu this is.-uo.
-Miss Suo Dcudy ia visiting relatives
in Qroonvillo this wook.
-Frosh supply of oandioa at Boll's
drug storoa. Largo assortment.
-Born, unto Dr. and MrB. J. \V. Boll,
on tho 13th instant, a son.
-Fon SAiiK O? HUNT-A small farm
roar Walhalla. Apply to Du. DARBY. .
-Mr. Wm. O. Boohostor, of Otto, N.
C., was in town on business this wook.
-Fon RUNT-A good 2 horso farm, 1
milo from town. Soo K. M. Cudworth.
-Mrs. Waltor Gibson and son, of Ab
bovillo, aro visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ii. A.
-Mrs. W. B. Low 1B and two ohildron
is visiting tho family of Sheriff MOS?,
-Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Langston, of Clay
tou, visited thoir son, Mr. J. C. Lang
ston, and family this wook.
-Miss Blandi? Wall returned to hor
homo at Clayton, Ga., Tuesday, to tho
regret of hor m au y friend B.
-Wo woro glad to soo our genial friend,
Mr. W. P. IMokson, of Moot, Piekons
county, in Walhalla Monday.
-WANTED-To rent, an 8 or "10 horso
powor ongino. C. J. MUI.KKY,
Westminster, S. C.
-Hov. J. R. Rlloy, J). D., will preach at
Old PickoiiB on next Sunday, 10th in
stant, at ll A. M. Public cordially in
-Roy. J. B. Wilson, Presiding Kider
of tho Greenville District, will proaoh in
tho Walhalla Met hod i si church noxt
Sunday as tl A. M.
-Died, in Columbia, S. C., on Sunday
night or Motid.-y morning of this wook,
Miss C. M. Kllis, a daughtor of Mr. W.
D. Kllis, of Oakway, in this county.
-Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Grant and chil
dren aro visiting relatives in Clayton
this wcok. Ir. Grant will visit his
mother in Carncsvillo before his return.
-On account of tho protracted sor
vicos in thc Walhalla Baptist church,
th oro will bo no prayer mooting in tho
Mothodistchurch tills (Wednesday) ovon
-Health for ton cents. Cascareis
mako tho bowels and kidneys act natur
ally, destroy microbes, euro headache,
biliousness and constipation. All drug
-Clayton Tribuno: "L. N. Robins and
others passed through town yesterday
with tho Black Diamond surveyors.
They will station for tho. present at
BiiBhnoll, N. C."
-For sick headache, loss of appetite
and any disorder of tho liver, take ono
of 1 .Honey's 8-hour liver pillB at night
for a few nights and note tho result.
25 conta at Luunoy's, Seneca.
-Greonvillo Times: "H. P. Ilaloy,
business part nor of M. E. Grambcll, tho
Sam-Poo postmastor, ia visiting his par
ents at Cakway, S. C. Ho will bo away
until Homo timo noxt week."
-Tho fourth quarterly conference ol
tho Seneca and Walhalla Station will con
veli? in tho Walhalla Methodist, church
noxt Friday night, Novombor 17th. All
tho oflicial mombors aro urged to bo pro
-Miss Georgia R. VanDivioro and Mas
ter Winburn VanDivioro loft last Thurs
day for Savannah tj visit Mrs. L. R,
VanDivioro. They will spend tho win
ter in Savannah. Wo wish thom a pleas
-Rov. Mr. Cain, of Oakway, S. C., as
sisted by ot hor brethren of tho Wosloyai
Methodist church, haB boon carrying or
a protracted mooting in Kaufmann'? liai
during tho past week. Much intorost hat
been manifested in tho services.
-Mr. Walter Wostorvolt, of Hacken
Hack, N. J., is visiting Mrs. H. P. Tor
huno and family on Faculty Hill. Mr
Westorvelt's family is expected to arrive
i n a fow days. Thoy will spend tho win
tor in Walhalla, stopping at Mr. Ansoi
-Deputy Sheriff Moss on Monday ar
rested Horaco Johnson, clorod, on a war
rant charging him with assault and bat
tory of a high and aggravated naturi
with intent, to kill. Ho tried to kil
Alfred Johnson, also colored, near Rich
land, on Monday morning.
-Beginning thia" (Wednesday) ovoiiinj
there will bo a prayer mooting in tin
Walhalla Baptist ohuroh ovory night tit ii
wook. On Sunday there will bo preach
ing by tho pastor, which will bo continuc(
several n?ghin noxt week. All aro cor
dially invited to attoud and assist it
-Rov. J. Stock, I). D., proaohod tw<
interesting and edifying Bornions in tin
Walhalla Baptist church on last Sunday
morning and ovoning to attontivo congro
gal ions. Tho Doctor is a very popula
pulpit speaker and always gives you somi
solid food for sortons and spiritual cou
-Horoaftor it will bo an iron-clad ruh
that no chango of ads. will bo mado i
copy is not in our hands by Tuesday ovo
.?lng. Wo Uko to bo accommodating, bu
it ia a groat Inconvenience to mako thos
ol?an gos on Wednosday and wo mus
request our patrons to havo copy in ou
hands by Tuesday or tho chango will li
-Revs. D. W. Hiott and J. M. Sandor
will hold Borvieoa at Pleasant Ridg
church on Saturday boforo tho fourti
Sunday in Novombor at ll o'clock A. M.
also at Bothlohom on tho fourth Sunda
at 11 o'clock A. M., and atDoublo Spring
on tho fourth Sunday night. A eollec
tion for State missions will bo taken a
es e l i church.
-Married, Sunday ovoning, Novemho
12th, 1800, at 7 o'clock, at. tho rosidonc
of Mr. Gcorgo G. Deal, Walhalla, S. C.
by Ito-. J. G. Sobald, Mr. Martin Woslo
Cart* and M?8B KI116 Rogers. Aftor th
marriago ceremony a sumptuous weddin
Bupperwfts spread, of wliich tho invite
guests partook, amid ploasant and on
-Attention is called to tho advortisi
mont of fifty Uno horses for salo at Sonoc
on noxt Monday by Messrs. Mooro i
May, of Colorado. Our readers remembo
Mr. J. I/. Mooro, of Doartrail, Col., wh
spoilt tho winter hero two yeara ago, an
sold a carload of hu.;.c.;. Ho deais i
good stook. Ho writes IIB that h
ox poe ts to bo lu Sonoca next Monda
with ano!lie.- carload.
-Greenville Times: "Capt. R. Fran!
White, who is woll-known in commoi
morcial oiroloH, has Hovored his connc<
tion with John lt. Cary, of Richmond
wholesale grocor, and will horoaftc
roprosont ll. Y, McCord, of Atlanta
a wholesalo grocery firm. Capt. Whit
needs no introduction to tho people t
tho upper part of the State, and the liri
is to bo congratulated upon securing hi
services," BUCOCB? to you, Frank.
>!?R QF THE YEAR SH<
W ESCII VIN?
eil-RU appetizing tl i liner- -will bo the wit
?nil we ?ve roady with the substantials ai
ire at Thanksgiving time than at other sea
u gladdy pay-especially when you conBid
Quilico, l'e a eli, Chorry,
In OOo., Ooo., 70o. aud $1.60 paokagos.
Famous English Fruit Cake. 26 cents a
pouud-put up lu neat pookagos-any
Bizo wanted. Send lu your order for tho
holidays, linked by the National Bis
ouit Co., of Now York.
J" A. 1ST IS ? ,
-Dr. T. G. C. Fahnoatock vi?ited
frionds and relativos in Groonvillo last |
-Fountain polis at Boll's drug Btoro.
Good lino-splendid pons. Call and BOO
them. Prices right.
--Tho expense of jurors, witnesses I
and constables at tho rocont torin of |
court amounts to $088.55.
-Mr. VV. L. Vernor and mothor, Mrs.
Malinda Vernor, loftTuosday for a short |
visit to rolatlvoB at Martin, Ga.
-Mrs. T. Walter Thompson, who has
boou sponding some timo in Walhalla
with hor mothor, Mrs. B. Horudon, re
turned to hor homo in Columbia Sunday
-Mr. Louis Bronnooko will hereafter
wear cuffs instead of collara. Whilo rub
bernecking ?t tho stars Tuesday night
a midden cbango in tho woathor hardonod
his nook, and it is now 17 inches longor
THE UP TOWN DRUG STORE IS
Puro Drugs. Prompt Attontion.
Wo will havo tho latest and most
beautiful Boloction of Gormnn, Eng
lish aud Fronoh Fnnoy China for
birthday, wedding and Christmas
gifts, from fio. up. Full lino Toys,
Candios, Nuts, Fruits, ?fcc, nt
Best grades of Tinware, Agato,
Granito, Enamel Wnro, Crockery
and Glass constantly arriving. A
??em?al lino of Notions, Grocorics,
Hardwaro and HouBofumishing
Goods at NORMAN'S,
Tho Up-Town Store.
Tho Soutborn Shuttlo and Bobbin Com
pany aro now roady to buy timbor. They
want about ono thousand Cdrds. Por
sinion, dogwood, birch, maple, wbito
poplar, swootgum, blnokgum and sour
wood nro tho kinds used. For furtbor
information write W. P. ANDBHSON,
President and Troasuror,
Westminster, S. C.
Mr. C. L. Heid, our townsman, has
presented us with somo Uno spoeiinons
of bis second crop of this yoar'B rasp
berries, fully grown and matured. They
woro of dcop red variety, of tlolicious
flavor, surpassing, in this rospect, those
of the lirst crop. This shows very con
clusively that wintor still ltngors in tho
lap of Bummer.
An Addross on Christian Education.
On Sunday, tho 12th instant, tho junior
editor of tho Couwun visited Choohoo
church in Oconeo county and dolivorod
to tho good people of that community an
addross on Christian education. Ho was
mot at tho church by tho pastor, tho Bov.
Mr. Lyda, and a largo and appreciative
audience. There is no section in this,
or any other community, that is more
hospitable or moro kindly disposed.
Thoro aro many young mon and ladies in
tho Ohooheo neighborhood wdio would
mako shining marks if tho advantages ol
educational training woro afforded tc
thom. This sootioti, and, indeed, Oconoc
county, is tho gardon spot of . tho South,
and HU that is necessary to mako it blos
som as tho roso is to nain and educate
tho youth in order tbat tho resources ol
tho county may bo dovolopcd.
On tho 8th day of November, 1801), al
3 o'clock P. M., at tho residenco of th?
bride's father, near Walhalla, Mr. Sam
uel M. liibb anti Miss Eula Leo Uollotti
wore united in tho bonds of matrimony,
Kev. lt. L. Hogers officiating. Tho groom
is tho youngest Bon of Mr. Thomas Bibi
and was married on tho thirty-ninth an
dvorsary of his fathor's marriage. Thc
,lido is tho charming daughter of Mr,
Samuel A. llollotto. Sho was tastilj
dressed in castor anti brown, and hort
In hor hand a bouquet of scarlet gera
ninnis. Aftor tho coromony tho bridt
and groom wont to tho homo of Mr
Thomas Bibb, father of tho groom
whore tho bridal party, consisting of the
immediato families, partook of a well
propared feast. Tho many frionds ol
tho contracting partios W?BII thom a loni
lifo of happiness.
A Fino Dwolllng House.
Mr. S. N. Hughs has recently compl?t?e
a handsome and modern two story dwoll
ing house on tho Bito of tho old homo
stead at Richland. Tho bouso containi
eight elegant rooms and an abundance o?
halls and porches. It is both convonion
and elegant in its appointments. And
thou, just to think of it, Stiles is still t
"bach," and tho riso ol thirty 1 Bul
thoro is no uso of tho bollos casting on
vious oyoB toward tho eavos, for Stiles ii
engaged-to his motlier, as house
koepor, and thoy aro moving In thii
wook. lt was in tho old houso formorl;
standing on this spot that as a woo to
of six summers wo wont to our firs
school, and Mrs. Hughs was tho teacher
Those woro tho days of Webster's bim
back spelling book, and happy days tho?
woro. But times and seasons chango
and groat aro tho vicissitudes of fortune
Wo unito with tho many friends of Mrs
If ughs and her worthy youngest son, ii
congratulating thom on this eomfortabl
homo. May Mrs. Hughs, a voritabl
mother in Israel, bo spared yot man;
yoaiB in the enjoymont of a green oli
Rondar Mooting County Commissioners.
Tho County Commissioners of Ocono
county met on Monday, tho 18th of Nc
vombor, 1' ?10, pursuant to tho order 0
adjournment on tho 7th instant.
Tho accounts presented for tho month
of October and Novombor, up to th
time of mooting, woro audited.
Tho only other business of importune
transacted was tho lotting of tho con
traot for tho building of ? dwelling fl
tho poor houso, whioh was awarded t
C. A. Burton for tho ?um of ono bundi e
and fifty dollars.
This improvement bas, for somo time
boon a necessity, and If tho complaint
of many of tho best and most prominon
ladies of Walhalla aro worthy of ere
donco, then thoro aro other improvomont
needed. Cleanliness is cheap and is du
to those unfortunate persons whoso lot
have placed thom upon tho charity t
tho county. Thoy aro poor and pnwoi
loss to mako thoir complaints board, bu
thoy aro entitled to clean, fair and jiu
treatment at tho hands of tho count}
and this tho ladies of Walhalla say tho
havo not had. On tho contrary, tho!
homos i.ro dirty and uncomfortable.
p CANDY CATHAHTIC .
ih of ovory housekeeper. Wo'vo bad
id tho^dftihtieB-rwltli all tho needed.
aooB-and that means an inoxponsive
or tho quality pf tho goods you got.
Rod Raspberry, Blackberry,
Cherry, Poach, Strawberry.
Mineo Meat, 10 and 15o. per pouud.
Tomato Catsup-tho boat tim markot
Dunham's Shroddod Cocoanut, 5 and
Maplo Syrup ami uuokwhoat Cakes is
something wanted by all. I havo it.
Balslns, Citron and Currante for Fruit |
A Memorial Church.
lt 1B proposod to orcot at Townvillo,
in tho noar futuro, a momorial ohurch
oommomorativo of tho lato Rov. J. Wal
ter Diokaou, of tho South Carolina Con
foreuoo, and tho soborno is mooting with
much favor iu his old homo. This iden
originated with Mrs. TbomaH J. Dalrym
ple, au ardent admiror of Mr. Diokson,
and a tiroloss ohurch workor, A beauti
ful two-acro sito has alroady bcon donat
ed, aud a modern ohurch building,
whioh will bo u bofittiog momorial of tho
doftd proaohor, is a most roasonable pro-1
No Black Bass for Chattooga.
Mr. W. G. Russell, who somo timo ago]
obtained tho contract ' to Btook Chat-1
toogarlvor with black bass, has oountor
mandod his order on tho ilsh depart
ment on account of tho uso of dynamito
in tho river by parties who uso this
method of scouring llsh. There is no |
justification for thiB mothod of fishing,
and it is suro to doploto tho rivor supply
of fish if not discontinued. Mr. Russoll
was vory anxious to stock tho rivor with
black bass and regrets vory inuoh that
ho has to abandon?is plan, but ho prefers
tho rivor unstooked rathor than havo tho
Ilsh killed indiscriminately ns scon as in
tho watpr. Tho stocking of Chattooga
would have boon a splendid thing, and
wo hopo tho UBO of dynamito will coaso,
BO that it may yot bo done.
Public Land Sales.
Monday of last wook was an unusually
livoly salcsday. Tho only publio sales
woro by tho Master, and tho lands sold
by him all brought pretty fair prices.
Tho sales made by .?. W. Ilolloman,
Master, woro as follows:
In tho caso of G. W. Gigninlliat vs.
L. J. and Millio Maria Pr I oe, ono oighth
intorost in 85 aorcH, brought $100.
In tho o.aso of Robert A. Aloxandor vs.
M. C. Nix, ono-oighth interest in 250
ncrcs, brought $50.
In tho caso of Mrs. M. A. Jafforson vs.
Mariam II. Compton, 85 acres, b ought
In tho caso of Parmelia Land vs. Eliza
beth Abbott, ono lot in tho town of L'air
Play brought $?n0; 00 acres brought
$400 ; 80 acres brought $100.
In tho case of Elijah C. Marott vs. Jas.
T. Hlakoly and othors, 301) acron, brought
In tho caao of W. D. Denton vs. T. A.
Speneor and othors, l,10.'l acres, brought
Spoclal Masonic Communication.
On Friday ovoning, 24th instant, Pine
Ridge Lodge, No. ?2 A. F. M., will hold a
special communication in their now tem
plo,'which has recently boen completed.
lt ?B spoofed that District Deputy
Grand Alastor, R. W. Wortz, of Liberty,
S. C., will visit tho Lodgo officially at that
time, aud confer tho Master's Degree on
two candidates. Tho members of Bluo
Ridgo Lodgo oxtond a cordial invitation
to tho brotaron of tho other Lodges in
Oconco and throughout tho district to at
tend. A cordial rocoption awaits all
visiting Masons. On Saturday ovoning,
25th instant, thoro will bo hold also a
spocia) communication of Sonooa Lodgo,
No. 132, at whioh District Doputy Wortz
will confer thc Master's Dogrco on
candidates to bo in waiting. Tho mem
bers of tho Soncca Lodgo also oxtond a
cordial invitation to visiting brothron
to attend that communication. On these
two occasions Masonry will bo magnified,
and tho proceedings rendered most in
teresting and instructive. No Mason
should miss thom.
Death of Mrs. Kalina E. Keith.
Ono by ono wo pass away, somotimcs
tho young and thou tho aged, soinotinics
tho vigorous, sometimes tho old and do
cropit, whoso years have bcon crowned
with usefulness. Death is always sad
and wo shrink with terror from its folds.
Put in tho caso of ono who has lived and
labored for tho good of others wo find
consolation in tho fact that they aro not
dead but slcopoth. On last Thursday,
tho 0th day of Novombor, 1800, tho soul
of Mrs. Katina E. Keith, rolict of tho
lato James M. Koith, took its Hight to
tho realms of eternal light and peace.
On Friday hoi* body was laid to rest be
oide that of her decoased husband in thc
Walhalla Baptist coniotcry. Mrs. Koith
had lived near her four scoro years, thc
wholo of which timo was spent in use
fulness doing Rood. With her hiiBband
sho removed boro from tho County ol
Fairilold about tho year i870 and has
since that timo resided near Walhalla,
whore sho died, leaving as many friends
and as fow ononiies as usually falls to tl
lot of any ono. Sho loaves two sons,
John J. Koith and Wm. O. Koith, and
two daughters, Mrs. N. A. Burley and
Mrs. W. W. Purley, and many grand
children, to mourn thoir sad loss. Tc
hor boroaved childron, grand-childror
and noighbors and friends many hoartf
go out in sympathy.
"Jorry, tho Tramp."
Tho Walhalla Comedy Company ap
neared at its host last Wednesday nigh!
in tho proBontation of "Jorry, tin
Tramp." lt was undoubtedly ono of thc
host plays thoy havo undertaken, and ii
was woll prosonted. Tho Comedy Com
pany's two "stars," Mr. R. Q. Mo -rick, ai
"Jorry," and Miss Nottio Gibson ?s "Misi
Franco Leo," appeared in thou rospoct
ive rolos as natural as reality i soif, am
carried out their parta with oxcoptiona
oaso and graco. Tho othor mombers o
trio company, Misses Koto Poll and J nih
K. Alaxwoll, and Aicssrs. Junes F. Anse
and M. C. Seaborn, wcro at thoir host
and acquitted thomsolves admirably
showing a degree of ability of whiol
they may well bo proud. That tho en
tortainmont was heartily on joyed by thc
largo audionco was demonstrated by tin
frequent oncorcs with whioh tho mom
hors of tho company woro grcotod
Misses Gibson and Holl and Mossrs. Mer
rick and AUBOI delighted tho audieuoi
with vocal duets and solos. Takon as i
wholo, tho play from beginning to om
was without a flaw and was highly ap
preciatcd by thoso whoso ploasuro it wai
to witness it. Tho company J as over;
reason to fool gratified with thc i suit o'
its last appearance before tho footlights
Thoy woro graciously received by i
largo audience, and will, beyond doubt
be welcomed with moro than usual into
rost in thoir noxt nppoaranco.
A Thousand Tongues
Could not express thorapturoof Anni
E. Springer, of 1125 Howard st.. Philo
dolphin. Pa., when Bbc found that Di
King's Now Discovory for consumptioi
bad completely cured her of a hackiuj
cough that for many years had made lif
a burdon. All othor romodios and doc
tors could give her no holp, but she say
of this Royal Cure-"it soon reniovoi
tho pain In my chest and 1 now ?leo]
soundly, something I can scarcoly rc
momhor doing before. I fool like sound
ing its praiso tborougbt tho Universo.'
So will overy ono wno tries Dr. King'
Now Discovory for nny tronido of tb
throat, obest or lungs. Price 50 cont
and $1.00. Trial bottlo freo at all dru
BtorcB in tho county. Every bottle gust
On last Friday morning, loth instant,
between ono and three o'clock, eieren of
tho now street lamps in Walhalla wore
smashed hy Hoke struck with a .stick
[iud uttorly destroyed. Tho privato
lamps of Dr. J. W. Boll aud 0. W. Pitch
ford Co, wore also destroyed, thus mak
ing .thirteen iu all, an unlucky number
for thc offender or offenders. The work
of destruction began ?t the West end of
Main street, and oue lamp after another
was knocked out., lt was not long, lunv
over, until Marshal W. J. Book aud posse
were on the lookout for the offenders.
Finally tho lamp at tho intersection of
Tugaloo and Short street?, near the
Episoopnl chuvch, was smashed, and tho
posse closed lu upon tho party . from
different- directions- end came ??oar lay*
lng hands on him before ho get moro
thau fifty yards away. Ho was recog
nized and by aoven o'olook Friday morn
ing warrants were sworn out boforo
Mayor F. S. Holloman chargin g Tonoh C.
Hutisinger with disorderly conduct, also
boforo W. O. White, Magistrate, for ma
licious t resp ns s in breaking lamps. On
Monday morning wan ants for the same
offonsos were taken for Bob Williams, a
young negro man, who works for Kuu
singor. The oasos against them wore
called for trial Tuesday morning at ll
o'olook boforo Mayor Holloman. Tho
defondant nunsingor moved for a con
ti nuance on tho ground of the absence of
a material v> ii ness. Tho motion was
?Tauted and tho trial of. both oasos bo
oro the Town Council was fixed for Sat
urday morning next at 10 o'clock. A
warrant was also sworn out for T. C.
Hunsiugor charging him with riot on
tho morning of Soptembor 2d, when tho
lamps wore broken tho first time, Tho
preliminary examinations in tho State
eases boforo Magistrate White will bo
hold this week. A a thoso caaos aro all
to be triod in tho futuro wo forbear mak
ing any eommout on tho testimony. Tito
partios charged with thoso heinous of
fonsos aro ontitlod to a fair trial. Tho
?imu hua ?00101 however, for putting a
stoD to this modo of cultivating braver,..
and tho guilty partios, v. hoover they may
bo, should bo punished to tho full extent
of tho law.
That Throbbing Headache
Would quickly loavo you, if you used
Dr. King's Now Lifo Pills. Thousands
of Bufferers have proved thoir matchless
mont for siok and nervous headaches.
Tboy mako puro blood aud strong norvos
and build up your health. Easy to take.
Try thom. Only 25 conta. Monoy baok
If not cured. Sold by all druggists In
Nows ia and Around Westminster.
WKATMISHTKH, November 16.-A shower of
rain foll Wednesday morning, which was wel
comed, us lt was beginning to ho needed.
At ii regular conmiunicntton of Westminster
Louse, No. 200, A. F, M" hold on Novoiuhor ll,
tho following oflleors woro cloctcd to servo tho
ou8iiing year: K. G. Spalding, Vf. M.? O. K. Gray,
S. W.: W. G. Smithson, J. W.j A. Zimmerman,
Secretary; J. A. Perkins, Treasurer: J. AV.
O'Kolloy, B. 1>.; J. A. Knox, J. D.: J. A. Dlok
BOn, Tiler; I. 8. Pitts and Vf. ll. Drown, Stew
An unoccupied tenant houso on tho farm of
Mr. H. ll. Mlfworth. usod to pul cotton in an
picked fi > tho Held, was humed last Thursday
afternoon ahout 3 o'clock. About two bales of
cotton, in tim seed, belonging to Mr. Dllworth,
were licked up hy tho tinnies.
Mrs. Mary Mas?n, tho mother of Col. R. K.
Mason, dieu at Homer, On., last Saturday night,
November 11th, at 0 o'clock, aged sovonty-ono
years. Col. Mason was summoned to her bed
siilo on Saturday, and reached thoro a row hours
before her spirit took Its Hight. Mrs. Mason
was a most estimable lady. Slid wan known and
esteemed by ninny peoplo in Westminster, as
shu made her home hero with hor son for a nula
bor of veals. Hbo went to hor old home In Geor
gia iii Ism and sickness prevented her from ovor
relit mini*. For the past four years she lind hoon
bed-ridden. Doing ii member of tho Daptlst
church n long timo mid exemplifying her Chris
tian faith by lier walk and conversation lu lifo,
slio was i iii? for tho kingdom of Uod. Hbo leaves
eight children and several grand and groat grand
Mr. .1.8. Colloy is teaching tho Oak G rovo
Dev. J. D. Wilson, tho Presiding Kider of tho
Greenville district, will preach at Kock Springs
thc fourth Sunday aftornoon in this mimili ut
the u.v...d hour.
Tho now pastor of the Baptist chnreh,^Rov. N
(J. Christopher, is expected to arrive next week
and will preach his llrst regular sermon on tho
fourth Sunday morning at ll o'clock.
As announced last week quarterly meeting
will bc held hore on the 2Mb and 20th of thin
mouth. There will bo two services on Saturday
mid the ladies have been requested to bring bas
kets of lunch so that dinner may bo lind at thc
climole. This will bo tho final meeting of this
.body for tho present conference year, and ni
there ls much business to attend to Hov. R. R
bagnall, tho preacher In charge, would Uko t<
see all lils churches represented. Tho prcsldinp
elder will preach on both days.
lion. Julius IO. Hoggs, of riokons, madenbriol
visit to Westminster last Wednesday.
Dev. S. L. Wilson visited at Anderson ami
Seneca lust week.
Mr. J.H. Harnett is in Virginia, whore he
shipped a car load ?if beef cattloa week ago.
Rev. W. T. Matthews, of Clinton, paid an ap
predated visit to friends in Westminster rc
(ditly, arriving last Satftrday and rotnriitiif
home* on Monday. Ile preached two sermons ht
the Presbyterian church on tho Sabbath. Mr
.vlulthews had a spoil of sickness this year, bul
is h oking well now and will soon bo fully re
stored to health. A. L. GOSSF.TT.
Hobbed tho tirare.
A startling Incident, of which Mr
John Olivor, of Philadelphia, was thc
subject, is narrated by him ns follows
"I was in a most dreadful condition
My skin was almost yollow, eyes sunkon
tonguo coatod, pain contiually in bael
and sides, no appotito-gradually grow
ing weaker day by day. Throe physi
ciaos bad givon mo up. Fortunately, i
friend advised trying 'Electric Bittors,
and to my groat joy and surprise, th<
first bottle made a decided improvement
I continued their uso for three wcoki
and am now a well niau. I know tho]
saved my lifo and robbed tho gravo o
anotlier victim.- No ono should fail U
try thom. Only 50 cents per bottle a
all drug stores in tho county,
OAKWAY, Novombor 13.-Bible daj
: was observed at tho Baptist church las
! Sunday. Tho programme was unusually
interesting, but spaco will not allow Ul
\ to give it. Tho girls and boys madnnici
. spocchos. Hov. J. M. McGuiro mado t
very interesting talk. Thon carno tin
dinner which, of course, was an interest
j ing part of tho programme. At iou
. o'clock Hov. W. S. Hamitor gavo a vor;
, instructivo talk, whioh closed tho oxor
, ciscs for tho day. Tho collootloi
, amounted to twenty-two dollars and i
fow cents. Visitors from difforont part.
, of tho county attondod.
Mrs. Bass Richardson, of Gainosvillo
Qa., is on an ox (ended visit to hor sister
? Mrs. W. S. Haley.
- Mr. II, F. Ilaloy. of Groonvlllo, Is via
' iting relatives at tiiis place.
. Miss Altino Pool, of Groonvillc, is via
- iting hor ootiB?n, Miss Mary Reeder.
Mrs. L. I). Boardon is at Mr. J. W
1 Prof. J. S. Jennings nnd eldest daugli
" ter, Miss Viola, visited rolativcs a
J Domorost, Ga., last wook.
J Mr. and Mrs. Crate Dobbins, of Ander
' son county, visited rolativcs at this plac
J last wook.
1 Miss Alma Kay is dangerously ill fl
> this writing.
> Mr. Pink Haley and sistor, Miss Aim
1 of Royston, Ga., visitod rolativcs at tin
' l>laco last wook.
> Mr James Carroll has nearly llnishc
' Dr. I. J. Ilurris' medical shop.
; Secret of Beauty
! is health. The secret of health i
* tlie power to digest and assim
f ?late a proper quanity of foot
* This can never be done whei
- the liver does not act it's pari
Do you know this J
o Tntt's Liver Pills are an ahsc
'. lute cure for sick headache, dys
?? pepsia, sour stomach, malani
J constipation, torpid liver, pile!
jj jaundice, bilious fever, bilious
[) ness and kindred diseases.
; Tutt's Liver Pilli
o Tho first assistant postmaster gonor
a is devoted to tho rural freo dolivor.
g Among other things ho finds that whoi
.- it hes been pu', inp) uso il, him hioroaih
farm values *2 to M por acre.
ACTS ocNTiy ON THE
>,rANSES THE 5VSTEM
mi UAL ^ PERMANENTLY
roo OMI ev AU owccun, mu tot m ??ni.
The conforonco of Prohibitionists, call
oil by Chairman A. 0. Jones, niot at 12
o'clock last Thursday, in Columbia, in |
tho hall of tho Knights of Pythias on I
Main street. Mr. Jones oxplalnod tho |
roasons for calling tho conforonco, which
was to bo puroly informal. Tho situa
tion iu this Stato waB disoussod vory
freely, and tho conforonco took prelimi
nary action which proposes a lino of
policy on tho part of tho Prohibitionists
to maintain intact their organization and
work for tho accomplishment of its ob
jocts as horotoforo withiu tho lines of
tho Domooratto party. This preliminary
action will bo communicated through
tho regular channel to tho county ohaYr
nibn; and anothor conforonco will bo hold
at a futuro dato to formulato dofinito
Id am; for tho consideration of tho room
HUH of tho Logislatu^o who aro in sym-1
pnthy with tho movomont. Tho confor
onco tvilbbo hold prior to tho mooting of
tho General Assembly.
What coativo pcoplo need is a natural
laxativo liko Dr. Pierce's Ploasant Pollots
whiph aro poworful without hoing vio
lonfc. Thoy movo tin bowels gradually
and comfortably but surely. You can
rogulato tho dose--ono, two or thrco
"Pollots"-oxnetly as you need. They
strengthen tho intestino? to do thoir own
work, so that aftov thoir movomonts have
bocomo rogular thoy koop on naturally
Gov. McSwoonoy novor forgots his
frionds of tho presB, particularly thoso
of tho South Carolina ProBa Association,
of which ho has boon a dovotod mombor
for many years. Ho gavo tho visiting
[editors an informal rocoptiou at tho
mansion last Wodnosday evoning. Many
warm frionds, hot quill drivers, woro
presont and partook of tho Governor's
Fiftcon porsous woro killod by tho
collapso of a forry lauding stago at Ant
worp, Belgium, last wook.
Men and Women
Aro moro particular about their
Ilosiory, Glovos and Handkor
cbiofs than any othor artlclo of
thoir woaring apparel. Rocog
nizing this fact, I havo catered
spcoially to their want?, and am
showing a most boautitul lino of
In Ilosiory I havo tho finest
Blacksand Tans in Cotton French
L?BIO and Wool.
In Gloves tho host Kids, Dog
Skins, Cashmeres, Lisio Throads
and Oil Tanned.
. In Handkorchiofs, Plain Linen,
Japanose, Japonotto and Pongee
Silks, Hemstitched, Embroid
ered, Fancy Colored Holders and
au endless variety of othor
Ilosiory from ? cents np.
Gloves Lom 10 couts up.
Handkorchiofs from 2 couts up.
V. L. NORMAN.
This world belongs
to tho onorgotio.
BE CAREFUL W
From now until Forovor wo shall i
aro in need of anything In tho Gonoral ?
Wo aro at prosont crowdod on Joans
Wo havo it all pricos. You ought to soi
our 27 J and J10 couts Joans, strictly frooz
proof. Ruy a suit of it and enjoy th
Wo bay? a fow a Children's Suits
Ladle?,'-Capes, Mon's Ovorooats at a bat
gain? .Soo pur Waterproof Molntosli
(lu ar an teed not to leak.
GROCERIES.-We are daily rocol
portion of your purehasos. Ordois proi
Wo havo just rcooivod a car of Fir
and it will bo all O. K.
FI/OUR.-We havo on hand a car
pay you to call on us whoa you wantFh
Wo havo on hand, ann to arrive in
Most any price you wanft.
Wo buy till salablo produce all th<
mr Her what you havo to sell nor how m
moro Chickens, Eggs, Turkoyfl, &c, tbs
aol! an unlimited quantity of Chickens,
rogardless of what thoy coat. Don't wfl
Now is Ibo time to soil. Don't walt.
J. J. T?N81EY C0MfES8ES. 1
?.cknowledgos His Quilt ?nd Assista In Itwos
ligation-Why Ho Commuted Crime. j
J. J. Tlusloy lia? made a oonf?iislon jt 1
lils orlroe. Ile woe takon to Spartauburg <
rhursday aftornoon from : Charleston, j
ivhoro ho waa arrested Wednesday, and :j
?rent immediately to the court bouse, t
where ho acknowledged hia guilt and 1
told why ho committed the crime with
which he ia charged.
The invoBtiga^tng c mimitteo io still at
work on tho nooks, aud now evidenoea
of fraud are being discovered. Tho
?mount of his pooulatioiia ls, of coureo,
unknown, but the total in growing larger
and shows that tho crookedness d??t?*
back somo time.
Tinsley ^ont Thursday last with the
$r.vo;;tigftV.ng committee r.r.d assisted in
overhauling the books. In hit? oonfon
Bton ho stated that.a dosiro.to At up his
houso when ho wai>: married led to the
commission Of tho mimo. His desire
was to flt hir. home, up nicoly and pro
Sare it for tho reception of hts wife. Ile
td not possess tho means and resorted
to this method of obtalulng it.
The oase against' him will probably be
tried nt tho ensuing term of the Court of
A Frightful Ulunder
WiM often oaitBO a horrible burn, scald,
out or bruise liuoklon's Arnica Salve,
tho bost in tho world, will kill tho pain
and promptly heal lt. Cur?? old sores,
fever soros, ulcers, boil?, felons, cornu
and all skin eruptions. liest pilo euro
on oarth. Only 26 oonte a box. Curo
guaranteed. Sold by all druggists in
During fair weok at Columbia two
caucuses wore hold, one pro dispensary
and tho othor anthdlsponsary. It Wan
definitely dooided that MoSweouoy,
Soliumpert aud Foatherstoiio aro to no
tho Gubernatorial candidates at tho next
olootion. Larry Qautt's frlonds are try
ing to got him to mn'ko tho race.
Wo nado tho prices right and whon
tho p"ico and quality both aro right that
is what tho pooplo w ant and that ox
plains why wo do tho business.
Wo started in to do tho host busi
ness wo bavo ovor dono, and wo aro
going to do it.
Wo novor fail to bavo somo spooial
good thing that will ropay anyono to
como to our store. Wo bavo for this
Our completo lino of
opon from 50 cents to $10, oinbracing all
tho now things.
Another shipment of
mm wjynrA'WUl WW
In Soys1 Suits, 50 couta to $5, and the
best lino of
in tho Stato, including a Blaok Clay
Bags of Coffee, nico and
clean, to go at $1 a peek.
See this, for it is a bargain of a
life-time. No more when it ia
gone. . . .
Wo Boll Flour from a Mill that ranks
among tho host. Wo want you to try
some of this Mill's "STRAIGHT," at $4,
It is fit for a king-Puro and Swoot. Il
is called Spray. Von will bavo norn
othor when you try it.
SENECA, - - 8. C.
nako it to your intorost to BOO US whon yoi
It will pay you to oxamino our larg'
lino of Shooting at ?JJ to 5 couta po
If you need anything in Workini
Dr idles don't fail to BOO oura boforo yo'
E SELL HATS
Whon in nood of Shoos oxamino ou
line. Wo can lit niOBfc anybody In styl
Givo thia mattor a careful thought.
ving Fancy Grocorios. Wo bono to have'
aptly filled-ovor 'phono or otiiorwiso.
od Fro? in Town
io Salt Uuy a sack, put it on your por
of Flour. All grados and prices. It wi
i n fow days, flftoon bngfl of Croon Coffee
? yoar round, oxoopt butter. It doowi'
inch, soo us boforo you soil it. Wo bandi
,n all of Walhalla. Wo bavo contracted t
Kggs and Tnrkoys, and wo must bavo thoi
At until Xmas wook to market thta poultrj
&. C. CRAIG, Walhalla.
Oled Trusting HU !?.n?G9n??,
OtaoA4? Im,., November 18.-Albert
kuguat Beo?or, the German butolior who,
m January ?Tth .murdered, hi? wife.
Raohwl. and afterward ohopp?d up and
bolled theremalna in owler to dlspouo
af them, was hanged lu the county jail
it 12;05 Friday fcft?tn?on. On tbs aoaf
" Hooker protested hi? innooouoe and
ad that QOorgo Sutterlln, father of
cud wife, was tho real murderer.
l?KNN?creviM.K, Novombor 13.-Neluou . ?
Rogors, a bad noftro, aud ono w.?.?0 ; hw j
mada a number of ouothhw, wa? fottttd iu
a dying ooudition ort Main street last
Thurso?}* uight. He .bad been clubbed''
into insensibility and bib skull ?r??ttu.
in eevoral placo?. ..The assault was
made Bhortly after dark In front of
Adams houso, where peoplo aro ftlw?yri
stirring. Tho affair ts a mvstory
In order fa reduce our stock, preparatory to closing our businoas on or before
Deoember 80,1800, we make tho following reduotlons:
Rod Twill Flannel, worth 85o,, reduced to.,.?, i..'..28o. per yard. -?.
Rod Twill Flannel, worth 881c roduoed to.2?o. per yardi
Blue Twill Flonnol, worth 2?o., reduced to.20o. por yard.
Our entire line of 60o. Dress Goods av 40o., 82Jo. and..,.4?o. por yard,
Kid Gloves, Worth W, reduood to. . ...85o. per pair.
Broad Cloth, black, blue and garnot..? .16o. per yard.
AB Shoos reduced 16 per oent, somo a little moro. Don't buy until you see
what we oan do for you.
??gy Wo will appreciate prompt payment from all who have an account with
Lowery, Byrd & Co.,
SENECA, S. O.
Watch This Space
FOR I? IM CJK?
W. D, LESLY & CO
Fine Seed Rye,
Large Highland Potatoes,
Good Cabbages to Make Kraut,
Harris Lithia Water, Ginger Ale,
Soda Water, Carbonated Water,
also Cherry Phosphate on Tap,
THE POPULAR PRICE STORE.
Goods Delivered Free in Town.
j. & J. s. CARTER,
WESTMINSTER, S. C.
OUR NEW GOODS, JUST RECEIVED, ABE EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED.
WE HAVE BOUGHT SO AS TO GIVE YOU PEOFEOT SATIS
FACTION. LOOK AND BE CONVINCED. ~^
Outing Flannols, all stylos. (io.
Dross Ginghams. 6o.
Yard-wido Soa Island.6o.
Soo our Yard-wide '?Columbus" Bloaohing at. .. 6o.
HOSIERY 1 HOSIERY 1 HOSIERY!
Soo our "Columbia" Gents' naif Hoso-host on oarth-at.15c.
Unrivaled for tho prico aro our Ladies' Hoso, at. .10o.
Romomhor that wo always carry a com, !oto lino of Clothing, Gouts' Furnish
ing Goodfl, StovoB, Furnituro-and always at lowest prices.
WESTMINSTEB, S. 0.
OFFICE IN STABLE, WALHALLA, S. C.
CLOTHING FOR OLD MEN,
CLOTHING FOR YOUNG MEN,
CLOTHING FOR BOYS ! \
See our Stock of Clothing before
you buy your Fall Suit. We can save
C. W. Pitchford