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P, a.- Just rocolvod a frosh lino of Cai
Ino H SALE.-Ono pall' hoavy Matoh
' Mulos. Two 2-horso Wagons, good
order. Ono good maro. Terms cash, or
credit with acceptable socurity.
F. II. CAUTER,
4-11( Wost Union, H. C.
IilOR SALE-In tho town of Wostmin
1 Btor, Valuable Koa! Estate Ouo
Tim-room I hmso on Six-acre Lot; good
garden and young oroliard, and all neces
sary outbuildings. Also ono Four-room
Cottage on Ono-acro Lot. Also Homo Val
uable Unimproved Building Lots. Por
further particulars call on
WM. J. STRIBL1NG,
4(t* Wostmiustor, S. C.
MONEY TO LOAN.-Loaus nogo
tiated for a torin at 7 per cont in
terest. Apply to
10 21-00. .JAY NES & S HELOR.
J.IOU SA LE.-A now Piano. Terms easy.
1 Address (!. F. CLARKSON,
Walhalla, S. C.
COTTON.-We are now in tho market
for 2,000 bales of cotton. Will pay
highest market prico at all times at
Westminster, S. C.
CIIESWELL COTTON MILL CO.
October 17, 1000. 12-52
WOOD WANTED.-Ono thousand
cords of four-foot wood, dolivored
at mill of tho Cheswell Cotton Mill Com
pany, Westminster, S. C.
October 17, 1000. 42 52
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS.
Tho following aro tho hours for tho
arrival and departure of mails, Walhalla
Passenger train (Uatly). 4.60 pm o.iOnm
Freight train (dullyCx. Sui).)..10.27 nm 12.00 ni
Westminster (tinilyox, Sun.). .11.;?) nm 3.i? pm
Jocasseo (dally except Sun.). .11.30 nm 11.45 nm
Highlands (dully ox, Sunday).. 3.00 pm 7.00 am
Mail matter is collected from street
boxes prior to departure of 0.10 A. M. and
3 15 P. M. mails.
%otn\ aub tkrsnnnl
-"Bloom soils it for less."
-Mr. Sam Vernor, of Clemson Collogo,
is visiting bomofolks this wook.
-Mr. Cordell Wright, of Clemson Col
lege, is visiting in Walhalla this week.
-Born, unto Mr. and Mrs. W. O.
White, on October 20th, 1000, a daughter.
-Mr. T. E. Alexander has horses and
mules for .salo. Road what ho has to
- IOU bushels pure blue straw seed
wheat for sale by .I. 1', Stribling, Rich
land, S. C.
-Mr. J. M. Callas, of West Union, has
been quito sick for several days. Ile is
now on the road to recovery.
-Mrs. 1). G. McAlister, ol Columbia,
is visiting ber inothor, Mrs. E. A. Boll,
-Messrs. C. S. Wright, and II. B. Dodd,
of Clemson College, were in Walhalla
Thursday night last as tho guest of J.
-J, W? Sholor, Esq., will doliver an
address at the South Union Baptist
church on tho fourth Sunday in this
month at ll A. M.
-Married, at tho rosidenco of tho otli
oiating Magistrate, at Calhoun, 8, C., Mr.
.Julius Anderson and Miss Kassie Barker.
All of Bickens, county.
-Mrs. D. Oolkers will except our
thanks for samples of her lino sweet
potato crop. Some of tho tubers will
weigh th roo or four pounds each.
-Miss Nettio liane, of Kort Motto, is
spending some days with ber friend,
Miss ('arrio Perry, lier many friends
hore, aro pleased to moot her again.
- Read the advertisement of Mr. M.
Saul, in this issue. Ho is selling out at
cost in order to close out his stock.
( all and seo him. Ho can interest you.
-Tho dispensaries in Columbia, dur
ing tho State Fair last week, sold over ton
thousand dollars worth of liquor. How
many drunks wore in that amount of
whiskey would bo marvelous to tell.
-Cards aro out announcing tho mar
riage of Mr. .J. H. Darby to Miss Bossio
Strother, at tho homo of Capt. and Mrs.
W. A. Strother, in Wost Union, next
Wednesday, November 11th, at 10.30 A. .M.
-Miss Mamie Swann, who has for
some time been teaching school at Rus
sell's, returned to Seneca yesterday.
She spout several hours among hor
friends in Walhalla.
-Tho seventy a ves of land belonging
lo the estate of the late .J. B. Sanders, of
Oak way, S. C., was sold on last Monday
at public auction by tho Kxecutors ami
brought $0lO cash, which was (13 per
- Mr. W. II. Pieper, of Charleston,
spent Sunday in Walhalla among rela
tives and friends. Ile is now on an ex
tended hunting trip around Whetstone.
Ile is accompanied by Mr. Jesso C.
- Mr. Bayles Nicholson, who lives on
Factory Hill, informs us that ho gathered
this wo?k t wo potatoes of the "Queen of
the South" variety, which measured 17
and 10 inches each in circumforonco, and
weighed about ."> and ti pounds apiece.
-Tilt! fourth quarterly conference for
tho Walhalla and Newry circuit will bo
hold at /.ion church on the 17th and LSI li
ol' November, 1000. Tho O 01 ci al mem
bers of the ch argo aro earnestly re
quested to be prescht. The Presiding
Kider will preach each day at ll A. M.
lt. I,. Dnffl?, P, C.
- Died, at bis homo, near Salem, this
county, October 31, 100O, on his 10th
birthday, ol' typhoid fever, Mr. Lasvrence
Madden. Ho was a son of Mr. Thomas
and Nancy Maddon, His remains wore
laid to rest at Little River Baptist eli lirch
on November 1st, at 3 o'clock i*. M., Rev.
J, IL Colly conducting the funeral sor
Kev. T. C. LlgOl), of tho South Caro
lina Conference. M. IO. Church, South,
will resign his place in tho conference, it
ls said, and take, charge of the Oospcl
Mission, Columbia, In this connection
ho will edit the "Way of Faith," the
organ of the Holiness Association. Mr.
Lig?n is at present the preacher in charge
-J. W. ilollemnil, Master, sold only
.one tract of landon Monday, salosday,
15 acres, on <'.,uncross ci eek, which was
in thc case nf ii. j,. Brandt, plaintiff,
agni...st Lemuel V. Adair and Blakelej
ami Krotwcll, defendants. The laud was
sold tm one half cash and brough I $210,
I'hcro woro two other tracts advertised
for sale, hut fur some reason were with
- Revs. c. Wardlaw and o. .1. Cop?
la? d will exchange pulpits on next Sun
day, III), instant, Mr. Wardlaw preach
ing at Neal's ( reek Rapt ist church, in
Anderson county, and Slr. Copeland al
Walhalla Baptist church. Tho many
friends of Kev. Copeland here will bo
Kl'"' lo hear him discourse again on
heavenly and divine things in his earnest,
and impressive manlier.
huntley's 8-IIoni' Liver Regulatoris
the best remedy lo relieve the various
forms ot headache, Including HOI'VOIIS
ftnd sick headache, and it is sale lo say
that niue cases out (,i icu of this dis
tressing Complain I are due lo an inactive
or sluggish liver with constipated bowels.
A lew doses oi' Lunacy's 8-Hour Livor
Rogilla tor will soon restore these Organs
to thoir proper functions and headache
ceases, lu i|ir same manner il reg dates
the bowels, preven?s constipation and
piles, ich.-ves all forms of biliousness,
such as dizziness, nausea, coaled tongue,
loss of appetite, Ac. Try it. Large
packages 20c at Lunney's.
up all thoughts of economizing. It Isn't
it everything the ohildren need for about
ur fathers. My stock inoludes:
Is, Sponges, Crayons, Pens, Ink, Drawing
nant a lot of these things I will make lot
H. DARBY, Druggist.
-Tho Ladies' Missionary Society will
moot in the Walhalla Methodist churoh
to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon at 3
-Mr. Howell Flournoy, formerly a com
positor ou tho Athens (Georgia) Hannor,
paid TUB CouuiKil office a pleasant visit
tills (Woduosday) morning.
-Tho friends of the Iliohland ohuroh ,
aud graveyard aro requested to meet at
tho graveyard on Saturday morning noxt,
Novombor 10, to oloan off and lay out tho
yard. j. p. STIUBUNO.
-M?BB Nanni? Strothor, of Convorso
Collogo, is ill at hor homo in Wost
Uniou. Sho oamo ovor last Thursday
ovouing, accompanied by Mr. David C.
Strothor, who roturnod to Wofford Col
logn Monday morning, Dor many
friends hopo for hor speedy locovoiy,
-A heavy dooroaso in votiug at tho
Walhalla box is shown by a comparison
of tho voto in tho primary olootion in
August and that cast on Novombor Otb.
lt is a followB.
Voto polled August 20.400
Voto polled Novombor ti.128
-On Ootobor 80th Doputy Marshals1
W. B. F. Corbin aud J. T. McKinney, in
company with C. E. Kilo, revenue agout,
made a raid in tho Whetstone section,
destroying a oomploto distilling outfit
cap, worm, formontors, otc. Tho oflloors
capturod John Wall, Mooka Wall and
Jack McCall. About 25,000 gallons of
beor and low winos aud a small amount
of whiskey woro destroyed.
-Tho collection of State and county
taxes is moving along vory slowly.
Treasurer Kay informs UB that up to
this (Wednesday) morning only 104 per
sons had paid thoir taxos, tho collection
amounting to only (832.60. Tho tax
books call for $30,408.86, not including
tito poll tax, which will amount to sovo
ral thousand dollars moro. Tho rush as
usual to pay taxos will bo groat toward
-Diod, on Saturday, Novombor 8. 1900,
after a brief illness, of typhoid dysen
tery, at the homo of his father, Mr.
John G. Davis, on Factory Hill, in Wal
halla, Mr. Wade Davis, agod about
twelvo yoate. His body was carried on
Sunday morning to Cherry Hill for
burial, and tho funeral services were
conducted by Mr. Joan Hudson. Wo
extend to tho boroavod family our sin
-Mr. Stephen ?w?ns, a brothor of
Mrs. Dr. T. G. C. Fabnostock, diod at
her residence in Walhalla Monday morn
ing, M li instant, after a protracted ill
ness, aged 04 yoars. Mr. Owens was a
nativo of Michigan, and in his early lifo
was a sailor before tho mast and travolcd
extensively ovor tho world on tho high
seas. His body was buried in Wostviow
cemetery on Tuesday morning, tho fune
ral services hoing conducted by Hov.
Father Quinn, of tho Chatholic church.
-List of unclaimed lottors remaining
in tho Walhalla post offlco October 'Mst:
lt. W. Uamby, J. W. Kosior, Jim Ben
nett, Miles Hunter, Wm. C. Hochostor,
Mrs. Dr. A. F. Howard, Mrs. W. A. Lo
Innd, caro Walhalla Hotel, M. Kiug, caro
John Williams, Mrs Kvio Rochester,
Mrs. Ellen Tims. Parties calling for any
of tho above letters will ploaso say tlioy
havo been advertised.
J. M. MKRRIOK, P. M.
-Mr. Joel H. Jones, who lives near
Fort Madison, on Tugalooriver, presented
us on Monday with a samplo of his corn
crop. Ho planted this year live acres
with "Coke's Prolific Seed" and ha?
mado 150 busliels, or 30 bushels to tho
aero. Tho corn was niau ted on tho 14th
of May and rceoivoa its llrst working
about tho first of July. Tho stalks con
tain throe or moro ears, which, in most
cases, are fully dovoloped. Tho corn
doos not grow very tall, tho stalks aro
small and tho ears shoot out not far from
tho ground. Thc corn was grown on high
bottom ground, and with ordinary soa
sons would havo mado, Mr. Jones thinks,
fifty bushels to tho aero. Ho bought tho
seed from T. W. Wood & Sons, Rich
mond, Va., and tito corn from which thc
seed was sold was raisod on tho James
Will Close Storos on Thanksgiving.
We, the undersigned merchants of tho
town of Walhalla, horoby agroo to closo
stores, both front and back doors, on
Thanksgiving day, 20tb of Novombor:
C. W. Pitchford Co., C. G. J ny ncc, L.
Rloom, O. II. Schumacher, agent, M.
Saul, L. C. Craig, C. W. Rauknight, Car
ter iv Co., W. H. Reodor, Norman Co.,
Dean it Barlo, V. I/. Norma i, IL C.
Tho County Trcasuror will bo at tho
following named places on the d.atcs
mentioned for tho purpose of collecting
Westminster, Monday, Novombor 10.
Seneca, Tuesday and Woduosday, No
vember 20 and 21.
Newry, Thursday, Novombor 22.
Fort Hill, Friday, Novombor 23d.
J. It. KAY, Treasurer.
Married, at tho residoncoof tho bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Collins, at
Domorest, On., Tuesday, Octobor 30,
moo, Mr. lt. D. Oolkors, of Walhalla, and
Miss Mollio Collins, Rev. Phillips officiat
ing. The young couplo arrived in Wal
halla Friday evening, and woro tondorod
a reception hy their friends at tho home
of Mr. and Mrs. I). Oolkors. Tho best
wishes and congratulations of thoir
many friends aro extondod to thom.
Cold Steel or Death.
"There is but ono small chanco to
save your lifo and that is through an
operation," was tho awful prospect set
before Mrs. 1. H. Hunt, of Lime Ridge,
Wis., by hor dootor after vainly trying
to cure her of a fi ?ght ful ease of stomach
trouble and yellow jaundice. Ho didn't
count on the marvelous power of Elec
tric Ritters to euro stomach and livor
troubles, but sho hoard of it, took seven
bottles, was wholly cured, avoided sur
geon's knife, now weighs more and focls
better than ever. It's positively guar
anteed to cure stomach, liver and kidney
troubles and never disappoints. I'rico
5?0 tit. all drugstores in tho county.
Nineteen Killod in Minc Explosion.
fi It ? PTO N, ty. VA., .Novombor 5.- Tho
latost report, from tho Rerrysburg mino
disaster says IO woro killed and 15 badly
hurt. Th roo h lind rod mon oro om ployed
II the mine. All aro colored except the
A Hunter Killed by a Train.
A hoad loss body, identified aH tho ro
mains of Thomas Clark, was found on
tho New Jersey Central railroad tracks
at El I/.alioth port, N.J., last. Friday morn
ing. Near the mangled bod)* was a gun
and a game hag. Young Chirk went rab
bit hunting and lt is supposed that he
fell off tho trairt 111 returning home dur
ing the night and was run over.
Cost of Electing Prosidonts.
li cost toss than $700 to elect fJncohi
in IMHO. It will cost $6.000,000 to elect
a president in 1 SHH). From Lincoln t<
tiiO presold., Oneil succeeding presiden
ti?il campaign has cost more than thc
une preceding until now it looks as il
national committees in tho future will
need to organizo something like a bank
or trust company to control their gigan
tic financial operations. EvOll in IHtH, al
tho most critical hour in tho nation'?
history, only $IOo,U<Hl was expended ii
securing the re-olection of Lincoln.
Des Moines Leader.
tfdJ Wo acknowledge that evei
WE. SELL GOOD CLOTHING
Wo have Men's Suits from $1.
to como and see thom, for our pri
Youths' Suits from $l.G6to $7
MISSIONARY RALLY DAY EXERCISES
Of the Walhalla Methodist Sunday School.
Programme in Full.
On last Sunday evoning Missionary
Rally Day was obsorvod by tho Walhalla
Methodist Sunday Behool. An interest
ing aud iustruotlvo programme was ren
dered as follows:
Song: "Hoar tho Tramp of Millions."
Prayor by Rov. G. F. Clarkson,
Song : "Who will run with tho Tidings?' '
Rospousivo reading: "Biblo Words on
Song: "Brothers and Sisters Across
Heading: "Tho Prosont Crisis," Miss!
Song: "Hasten, ord, tho Glorious
Rocitation: "Tho Work is Groat," Mis*
Fannie May Mioklor.
Song: "Littlo Missionaries," (a duct),
M?as Mary Pitchford and Miss Irene
Rocitation: "Givo Christ tho Best,"
Miss Tommio Pitchford.
Rocitation: "Two Offorings," Miss
Song: "Tho Call for Reapers."
Rocitation: "Four Years Old," Master
Song: "Wo aro Littlo Children."
Responsivo Readings on Twentieth
Song: "From Groonland's Icy Moun
Recitation: "Tho Largest Dower,"
MisB Dora Pitchford.
Song: "Wo aro Coming."
Rocitation: "Who Will Go?" Miss Car
Reoitatiou: "Pass tho Hat Around,"
Master Sammio Pitchford.
Song: "Givo to tho Lord."
Tho collection was taken by Misses
Eloiso Strothor, Planch Doutbit, Lillie
Baldwin and Tommio Pitchford.
A Monster nevil Fish.
Destroying its victim, is a typo of con
stipation. Tho powor of this murder
ous malady is folt on organs and nerves
and muscles and brain. There's no
health till it'sovcrcomo. Hut Dr. King's
Now Lifo Pills aro a safo and certain
euro. Rent in tho world for stomach,
livor, kidnoy and bowels. Only linc at
all drug stores in tho county.
Henry J. King, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,
chief of police, shot and instantly killed
two strange negroes whom ho was trying
to arrest. Tho negroes tried to pull a
Frank E. Smith, of York county, has
a novel protection against thieves. Ho
got hold of an old gallows on which
seven men have been hung and used it
for fonco posts. Tho negroes don't visit
him at night.
Charleston is to have an elegant now
hotel on tho Battery, at tho foot of Fast
Hay. It will bo immense in si/.o and have
ono of tho finest harbor views in tho
"Tho only way to keep tho price of
cotton at ton cents," says tho Home (Ga.)
Tribuno, "is to sow plenty of wheat, so
that you will be independent and can
hold your cotton."
Prudent farmers in South Carolina
should boar In mind during tho next fow
weeks that, whichever candidate may bo
elected, their "prosperity" next year has
got to como out of tho ground. Plant
somo wdieat, and plant it early.
Gus Fellows, tho negro who was con
victed of assaulting Miss Dura Hood,
near Harmony (Hove, (Ja., October 24th.
is spending his limn in tho Atlanta jail
praying, .ID has been sentenced to hang
on November 24th.
Only three companies contested in the
pri ZO drill in Columbia last week. Thoy
word tho Sumter Guards, the Ti m mons
villo Guards and tho Liberty Hill Hilles,
and each won in tho order named, the
first $0*00, the second $200, the third $100.
Our farmers have begun to sow wheat,
and wo understand that a largo acreage
wiil bo sown in this section. Senator S.
G. Mayfield will plant between 250 and
:J00 acres. Mo is trying tho Nicaragua
wheat this year which is said to bo less
subjoct to rust.-Denmark Times.
Two momhers of the Georgia body of
law-makers have given a striking evi
dence of law-breaking in a cutting affray
on a train bound for tho State Fair at
Valdosta. Professing to be good friends
tboy got drunk and ono of them nearly
carved tho faco off tho other. They still
say they aro friends.
C. P. Sanders, of Spartanburg, and
Ellis Graydon, of Greenwood, aro an
nounced as candidates before tho noxt
Legislature tor Judges for the Seventh
Circuit to succeed Judge Townsend, who
is also a candidate for ro-olcotion. J. P,
Furguson, of Laurens, is also spoken of
as a possiblo aspirant for the placo.
Tho Stato Fair closed last Friday. In
th roo days the paid entrance reached
about thirty-three thousand. Wedncs
day and Thursday the electric street rail
way handled 81,OOO people. There was
not a single light and not a case of
pockot-pieking. The fair was tho best
that has over been held.
Tho Georgia papers appear to bo alive
to tho paramount issue for the farmers
of that State just now. Tho Macon Tide
graph advises them: "Polities are as
uncurtain as the wind. Trade and traf
fic ebbs and flows. Hut wheat at the
mill is a consolation and a joy so long as
it lasts." The time to plant is at hand.
Pheonix, Greenwood county, whore the
famous election riot occurred two years
ago, seems to be affected with lawless
ness. Joe Lake and J. Stylo Watson,
two leading citizens who have prosecuted
some rioters, have received anonymous
warning notes. Messrs. Lake and Wat
son aro out in strong statements in reply.
A dispatch from Pekin, ?lated October
31st, says that an international commis
sion has convicted the Chinese grand
treasurer, the Tartar governor of Pao
Ting and a Chin?se colonel of being
accessory to the murder of English and
American missionaries, and they have
hoon sentenced to death. Tho execu
tions will occur shortly.
Official reports show that the area
under cotton cultivation in Russian ('en
1 tral Asia, has Increased 30 bercent this
year. Tho crop is 08ti mated at 7,600,
< M H i pood, or half tho Russian require
ment, whereas previously only 0,000,000
pood has been procured from Russian
possessions, This result, is attributed to
tho increased raw cotton import duly
last winter. The situation in the cotton
' industry is improving.
F.x-Judgo Joshua ll. Hudson is still
i very much in (lomand as a Judge. I'nder
tho new law providing for extra terms of
I court Unci? Joshua is supremely popu
lar. Lately he was on tho bench in Spar
tanburg and since then has been called
; to Cherokee. It is rumored that. Judge
i Buchanan will not stand for re election,
i What man in tho State is better qualified
? for this place than Judgo Hudson',' We
doubt if ho has an equal in that circuit.
.ybody soils cheap clothing, but
CHEAP. . 1
90 to $17.50. It will pay you
ices bout tho world. <
.50; worth from $3.50 to $12.50. 1
THE COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS.
Little, Business Transacted Boyond Organizing
the Court-Adjourned for Legal Holiday.
Tho Court of Gonoral SOSB?OIIB was
oallod and organized for business Mon
day morning, J inigo Jamos Aldrich pro- j
siding. Tho dockot for this torm is a ]
heavy ono, aud it is probablo that two ?
wooks will bo consumed in tho trial of '
oriniinal and oivil onsos.
Tlio grand jury returned tho following
Tit UK DILI'S.
Stato vs. John Brown, throwing stonos j
into vostibulo train.
Stato vs. Tilomas Si muios, murder.
Stato vs. Brooks Williams, murder.
Stato vs. L. C. Douthil, resisting nu
ofHoor, assault with intent to kill and
mu rd or.
Stato vs. Thomas Itiloy, houso-brcak
ing and c?iVipouuo larceny. I,
Stato vs. Jamos O'Neill, disposing of
property undor lion.
Stato VB. Tabor Karlo, murd or.
Stato vs. A. if. Wilson, shooting on tho '
In tho following casos truo bills woro
roturnod at tho last torin of Court: 1
Stato vs. Marion Harris, assault and 1
battory with intont to kill. Nol prossod
on paymont of costs.
Stato vs. Harrison Pitts, assault and
battory with intont to kill and carrying
concoalcd woapons. Nol pros-od on pay
mont of costs.
Stato vs. Wm. Porry, p. c., using liorso
without consent of ownor. Nol prossod
on pay mou t of costs.
Stato vs. James (Mark and John Clark,
burglary and larceny. Transferred to
AKHAIONKI) rou TKI?L.
Tho caso of tho Stato vs. A. H. Wilson,
shooting on tho highways, appeal from
magistrate, was called, and by agree
ment was dismissed and sent back to
magistrate for enforcement of sontonco.
Two murdor cases, tho Stato va. Tabor
Karlo and tho Stato vs. Brooks Williams,
woro called. Tho defendants pleaded
not guilty und announced that they woro
not ready for trial.
At I o'clock tho Court was adjourned
until Wednesday morning in order that
thc jurors and witnesses might return to
their li om CH and voto Tuesday.
Tho iirst case taken up Wednesday
morning was tho Stato vs. Samuol Bloatu,
murdor, which will in all probability
consumo tho enano day.
A Night of Terror.
"Awful anxiety was felt for tho bravo
(ioneral Burnham, of Machias, Mo.,
when tho doctors said she could not live
till morning," writes Mrs. S. II. Lincoln,
who attended her that fearful night.
"All thought she must soon die of pneu
monia, but sho begged for Dr, King's
Now Discovery, saying that it had more
than once saved her lifo, and had cured
her of consumption. After tinco small
doses she slept easily all night, and its
further uso completely cured her." This
marvelous medicino is guaranteed to
cure all throat, chest and lung diseases.
Only 60o and $1.00. Trial bottles freo at
all druggists in tho county.
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Father Kills Son (or a Bryan Vote.
Parkersburg? W. Va., Novomhor .*>.
Clarouee Chaddook was stabbed by Iiis
father yesterday and died last night.
They had quarrelled over tho election.
Voting Chaddook said heforo ho died
that a stranger did it, hut later thc
father was arrested and admitted cut
ting his soil. Tho father was angry be
cause tho young mau was going to vote
A Mortgage Utter.
HUH) will bc romomborcd in South
Carolina as a mortgage-raising year. A
few moro years like this would got our
farmers clean out of debt. And thoy
can havo just tis many of this kind as
they want if tiley will only exorcise wis
dom and common souse-plant plenty of
wheat and oats and raise their own "hog
and hominy," and make their cotton
thoir surplus crop.-Greenville News.
Report of tho Secretary of War.
Tho annual report of Adjutant (ion
eral ll. C. Corbin to tho Secretary of
War, for tho year ending Juno 80, MUM),
is a completo statistical record of tho
army of tho United States, lt shows
that tho regular army consists of 2,686
oflicers and 08,801 enlisted men, and tho
volunteer army of 1,648 officors and 30,
071? enlisted men, a grand total of 08.700,
not including tho hospital corps, willoh
is not counted ?is a part of tho ofl'ootivo
strength of tho army. Tho regular
and volunteer army at present is dis
tributed as follows: In tho United
States OOS oflicors, of whom 70 aro vol
unteer offlcoi'S and IS,SHH enlisted mon,
all regulars; Alaska, ll oflicors, 1,088
enlisted men; Porto Kloo, S'S oflicors,
2,010 enlisted men; (.'nba, 200 oflicors,
6,408 enlisted mon; Philippine Islands,
2,307 oflicors, 00,101 enlisted men; Ha
waiian Islands, 0 oflicors, 210 onlistod
mon; China, 80 officors, and 2,000 mon.
There are 870 volunteer enlisted mon in
Porto Rico ?ind 80,200 III tho Philippines.
These are tho only places whoi'O volun
teer enlisted mon aro serving. Some
stall' oflicors aro serving in nearly all of
tho places named. Tho deaths ro
portcd in tho anny, both regular and
volunteer, by the same divisions, are:
Un i tod States, ll oflicors, 20-1 enlisted
men; Alaska, 8 men; Cuba, oflicors,
110 enlisted mon; Porto Rico, 30 mon;
Hawaii, 1 officer and l men; Phill,.i ino
Islands, 40 oflicors, 1,803 mon; sea,:!
ofticors, 84 men. Total, 71 oflicors and
1,030 men. During the year there were
discharged from the service, 22,602 mon ;
deserted, 8,00!), Tho casualties in tho
Chinese campaign between July 1 and
October 1, wore 0 oflicors and 'Ju enlisted
men. (ieneral Corbin Commends highly
tho operations of thc post exchanges ?ind
canteens, saying that tho reports from
the Philippines, Cuba and Porto Rico
"indicate that the post, exchange has be
come an absolute necessity." Ho says
that tho total amount received from tho
exchange, so far as reports show,
amounted t<> 11,016,802, with a not profit
of $404,604. In tho statistics gi von is a
tabio showing tho chronological list of
actions in the Philippine [Blands from
February 4, 1800, to Juno 80, 1000, to
gether with tho losses in killed and
wounded. The totals show 38 officers
and 470 men killen, and 147 oflicors and
...',070 mon wounded.
Smallpox in Laurens County.
Smallpox is repented to exist near Cray
Court, Laurens county, about ton miles
from Laurens, h'roin intelligence re
ceived bv 'phone it scorns that tho dis
case luis appoarod among both whites
?ind blacks. Dr. J. lt. Christopher is
in charge of Ibo caites and Oovoi'lior Mc
sweeney has been notified.
g0f Now is tho timo to buy C
i5o. to, $5.75.
Wo also carry a completo lino o
CENTS' FURNISHING GOOD!
3TS> TRUNKS AND VALISES
3 O TM. * Proprietor.
WILL PAY BROTHER BONI'S DEBTS.
Sister Anna's Title Comos High-The Count
has Squandered $4,700,000.
NKW YORK, Novombor 2.-On tho au
thority of an "intimate friond of tho late
Tay Gould" the Evening World announces
that tho dobts of Count Boni do Castel
lano will bo paid in full by tho Gould? at
anco. "Tho scandal attending tho
olainiB-amounting to $4,700,000-against
tho spendthrift, husband of Countess
Anna is to bo stopped." tho World adds.
"A lump sum probably will bo contrib
uted by Gcorgo, Helen, Howard, Edwin
and Frank Gould to wipo out thoso dobts.
as they considor tho honor of tho Gould
family is involved. Incidentally it was
elicited that tho Gould millions havo
nearly doubled sineo Jay Gould's death
and Anna's share is nearly $18,000,000,
and bor incomo noaror $1,000,000 than
$000,000, as boretoforo stated. Tho total
valuo of tho Goidd ostato is now ovor
DoWitt's Witch Hazol Salvo will
quickly heal tho worst burns and scalds
and not leave a scar. It can bo appliod
to cuts and raw surfaces with prompt
and soothing offoct. Uso it for piles and
?kin disoases. Bowaro of worthless coun
terfeits. J. W. Boll.
TuoAi.oo, Novombor 5.-Fifth of No
vember and no frost in this section yot.
Wo aro certainly having a delightful In
If tho roedora of Tine Court nen will
notico they will soo that tho moon is run
ning low toward tho South, and whoa
that is tho caso warm woathor may bo
White Kock library is in activo opera
tion. Tbcro is an olegant selection of
books in circulation which, no doubt,
will bo of incalculable benefit to all of
this community. Too much praise can
not bo bostowed on Miss Maryo Sholor
for tho successful manner in which she
has and is managing tho library.
Prof. Farmer, lato toaohor of Whito
Bock Academy, offorod a prizo to tho
young lady who would collect thu larg
est subscription for tho library. M?BB
Marie S. M essor won, with a pretty and
sweet little "Boso Bud" a very close
Bov. G. Wardlaw has been called to
supply South Union church next year.
Bev. A. P, Marett lias resigned his
charge at tho Block. Bev. Farmer Sto
vall, of Georgia, has been elected to
preach there. Bov. Marett has beon
called by Mount Tabor and Beaverdam
Miss Dora Beedor, an amiable and ac
complished young lady, opened school
at tho Block this morning. Trustees
and patrons of Block school district havo
been real fortunato in securing Miss
Dora as teacher.
Misses Monta and Bennie Knox, Paula
and Nora Taylor, of tho New Hope and
Fairview neighborhoods, four as pretty,
charming and fascinating young ladies
as can bo found in any neighborhood,
visited friends in this section Saturday
and Sunday, returning to their respec
tive homos this morning. Como again,
young ladies, you will always lind
warm and hearty reception awaiting you.
Next time bring your knitting and stay
Messrs. Velaseo and Will Johnson, of'
Pelzor, were pleasant visitors at Long's
Hill ono day last wcok.
Whito Bock Academy, at South Union,
needs a teacher. Bonder, if you know of
one real cheap and who will play with
tho children, please tell him there is a
job for bim at South Union. i"
A Frightful Blunder
Will often cause a horrible burn, scald,
cut or bruise. Bucklen's Arnica Salve,
the best in the world, will kill the pain
and promptly beal it. Unies old sores,
fever sores, ulcers, boils, felons, corns
and all skin eruptions. Best pile euro
on earth. Only 2? cents a box. (hire
guaranteed. Sold by all druggists in
Nows (rom South Union.
SOUTH UNION, November (5. - Bov, C
Wardlaw lilied bis appointment at South
Union last foin th Saturday and Sunday
A largo and attentivo congregation was
Mr. (Maude Bnrriss and sistor Mando
attended tho fair in Atlanta week boforo
Mrs. M. K, Messer and daughter, Mary
Sam, visited at Seneca and Newry last
Mrs. Joe Neville is very ill at this writ
ing. We hope lor ber a speedy recovory.
She is visiting lier daughtor, Mrs. J. B.
Miss Allen gave tho young folks a
candy breaking ono night hist week, It
was enjoyed very much by all.
Mrs, .). II, Shoaler and son, Clifford,
and Miss Rosa Boeder spent sovoral days
in Seneca last week.
Miss Alexio Thomas, of Ooodwill, (la.,
visited Miss Mando Bnrriss last Satur
day and Sunday.
Miss Anderson Mooro is on tho sick
list at this time.
Messrs. J, !.. Boeder, J. B. Harris, J,
W. Allen, lt. W. Nelson and J. H. Shearer
are attending court this week.
Miss Kenella Malone, one of our fair
young ladies, left last Monday for Co
lumbia. She will not return until next
Spring, She will bo greatly missed by
tue young folks.
Tho ?WO little children of Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Harris havo been very sick, but are
Mr. Claude Bnrriss visited in Lavenia,
(?a., Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. W. L. Thomas and family visited
Mr. J. L. Heeder and daughter Sunday.
Miss Ada King, ono of Fair Play's most
accomplished young ladies, visited her
sister, Mrs. Warley Gibson, last fourth
Misses Alice Smith and Lavada Davis,
of Pair Play, visited around hore several
days ago. BOSK BI D.
If you have ever seen a child in the
agony of croup you can realize how
gi alef ul mothers are for One M muir
Cough pure which gives relief as soon as
if is administered. lt quickly cures
cough, colds and all throat and lung
troubles. J. W. Boll.
Fearful Accident Averted.
A local passenger train on tho Sea
board Air Line escaped a fearful acci
dent Saturday night, October'27. Traill
robbers had found out that a considera
ble sum of money would bo shipped out
id Atlanta Oil the local passenger, No. 88,
Saturday night and went to Work to
wreck tho train on a trestle near Law
renceville, about ntl miles this si,to of
Atlanta. In some way tho plan of the
robbors was given away and detectives
were on the walch. The detectives hid
themselves and waited until the wreck
ers had torn up a rail on tho ti est le and
arrested the criminals,
IS HE-ELEGTED ^ifcESI?JSlV'r I
SAVE YOU MONEY, AND TO
E MONEY IS SOMETHING
WE ALL WANT TO DO.
hildron's Suits anywhere from
f SHOES, HATS, NOTIONS,
3, SKIRTS, CAPES, JACK
Giyo us a call and be convinced that WE ARE THE
ONLY ONES TO BUY FROM.
Wo take pleasure in showing our goods, and when you see the
quality and price you will be sure to buy.
Our customers are always pleased-call and let us please you.
("Bloom Sells It For Less.")
Three Doors Below fte Post Olee.
I*lione No. 1.
Fall and Winter woods!
We have just opened up One of the largest stocks of
goods ever shown in Walhalla.
Our Several Lines are Complete
in Every Particular.
In Dress Goods
Wo liavo Homo beautiful designs.
Our Dross Trimmings and Liuings aro
sooond to nono.
Wo havo added Jackets, Capos, Skirts
and UndorskirtB to our stock. Thoso
aro markod specially low in ordor to
niovo thom quickly.
Men's Laundored Shirts with two
collars at 25o. for a fow days only.
Mon's Suspenders 15c; worth 25c.
Ouo pair of Largo Towels, 25o.
To tit largo mon, fat mon, loan mon,
short mon, thick mon, thiu mon, old
mon, young mon, and all kinds of mon.
Largo stock of Ovorcoat?.
Wo can lit tho boys also.
Como and seo us and lot us lit you
up in Clothing.
WOOL BLANKETS, QUILTS,
MEN'S AND BOYS' HATS AND
CAPS IN LATEST STYLES.
Stoves and Ranges.
Shoppard's make-ovory ono guaran
Wo sell tho "Woodland" Box Hoat
ing Stoves for school houses. They
givo perfect satisfaction or monoy re
Trunks and Valises-largo line-all
Bizos and prices.
In Hardware and PIOWB WO have
anything you need.
Our Grocery Stock is completo.
Ono Car of Ballard's Obolisk Flour
received ovory thirty days.
Bay State Shoes.
THE BEST ON THE MAltKET.
Umbrellas from 50c. to
Come and see us. We are anxious to sell.
ft W. 1TOHF01UI tO.
This littlo "spoil" of hot woatkor
will not last long, und you will
FLANNELS AND BLANKETS.
Wo aro woll supplied, md havo
moro to arrive in a fow days.
Wo don't want your money unless
wo can please you in quality and
Our stock of Outings, Eiderdown,
Daisy Cloth, Canton Flannols,
Plannollottos, and ovorything in
THE DRY GOODS LINK,
is completo in every particular.
Wo liavo tho most beautiful Outings
as low as ."?c.
HOOD CALICO AT Bo.
Remember our specialties:
NEW IDEA 10O. PATTERNS.
Tho November Patterns in store;
also tho Fashion Shoots- tho latter
froo for tho asking.
Another shipmen! of Trunks,
A now arrival of Crockery,
A second instalment ol'
Stationery and School Supplios,
Aro among the latost.
READY-MADE WAISTS AND SKIRTS
ALWAYS ON ll AND.
V L NORMAN
WALHALLA, S. C.
This world oolongs to tho onorgotic.
DID YOU EVER stop to flguro out how much wo save you ou
Clothing in tho conrso of a year? It's quito easy. Lot's seo.
From $2 to $5 on cadi suit, tho same on your overcoat, about
half as much on your shoos, hat or underwear, besides tho
innumerable articles th furnishings that go to mako up a gen
tleman's outiit. It's money put back in your pocket ovory
time yon buy from us.
We were never in better position, to save yow
money on your Fall Suit or Overcoat than
now. Tlie antics of the wool market have
nothing lo do until oar prices, because we
boag fit when wool was (j aile lamb-like. See
our special drives in
Serge, Cassimer, Cheviot, Kersey,
ANY SIZE, .\ ANY PRICE.
Underwear thal does not stick like a porous
plaster, nor Jiang like an elephant's shin
UNDERWEAR. THAT FITS,
50 Cents to $5.00 Per Suit.
Seriven's Elastic Seam Dru ivers, Heavy or
Light Weight, 76c. Per Pair.
NEG LIU ICE SHIRTS, for wearing purposes,
thougli yon can use them for anything you,
like, 25c. to $1,00,
FA ?VC Y STE I PICS A,Kl) PLAIDS, A'cw
Styles, Fast, Colors, an elegant Hue, 75c.
HEAVY FE ?WA LU <y MADRAS SHIRTS,
With Collars and, Guffs, good color, 50c.
Pig lol Percale Shirts toi Ni extra Collars,
f till sizes-thcf ort you, pay 5Oe. for-only S5c.
Buy as many as you, like-ive 'vc got plenty.
Hole .A.g'eiTts for
PoYser's CJelel>iTLte<l Collfirw amd CJiiff?.
M. W. COLEMAN & CO.,