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Just Arrived-The lo
mas Goods ever shown
too many prices to mei
the goods to judge whi
right. I am so sure b
you to compare them.
Largo assortment of Candy and Firow
WANTED, for ciisli, Dogwood and
Persimmon Logs. Southern Hard
wood Company, P. 0. Box 620, Charles
ton, S. C. Nov. 14,1000-4ms
? NEY TO LOAN.-Loans nego
tiated for a torm at 7 por cont in
terest. Apply to
10 24-00. J A YNES * SIIELOR.
75TT0?.-Wo aro now in tho market
for 2,000 bales of cotton. Will pay
highest market prico at all timos at
Westminster, S. ?far
CHESWELL WTTON MILL CO.
Octobor 17, 1000. 42-52
WOOD WANTED.-Ono thousand
cords of four-foot wood, delivered
at mill of tho Choswoll Cotton Mill Com
pany, Westminster, S. C.
October 17, 1000. 42 62
Woti? ?mb Dcrsonirl.
-"Bloom soils it for loss."
-Mr. J. W. Ferguson is visiting rela
tives in Laurens.
-Mr. Hugh P. Holloman is with homo
folks for a fow dayB.
-Mr. J. W. Jotto, of Atlanta, is visit
ing frionds in Walhalla.
-Capt. S. K, Dotuly is spond'.ig tho
holidays with his family.
-Mr. J. ll. Poid, of Columbia, is visit
ing his parents hore this wook.
-Miss Collio McCollough is visiting
?olativoB and friends in Walhalla.
-Mr. E. H. Lucas is visiting relatives
and frionds in Lamons this week.
-Uov. G. F. Clarkson is visiting rota
tivos at Kiohburg and Kingstroo this
-Mr. and Mrs. Doll (1. MoAlistor, of
Columbia, arc visiting Mrs. E. A. Holl
-Miss Anna Torhuno, of Converso Col
logo, is spending her holiday vacation
-Mr. Loo C. Ilollcman, of Anderson,
ls visiting the family of his father, Judge
J. W. Hollomau.
-Mr. C. (J. Jayncs loft yesterday for
Wasb'ngton, D. C., to visit his brother,
Mr. W. B. Jaynos.
-Mr. E. II. McCollough, of Fairiiold,
?8 visiting his father, Hov. J. 1). McCol
lough, and family.
-Mr. and Mrs. Clifford S. Merrick, of
Hilt- v C., aro visiting Mr. A. C.
?. 'ok, of Washington.
r ^ ..? - r " *
paronts and many
; ly, of Charlotte, N.
-cnts and frionds in
is of Mrs. C. L. Heid
that she is quito ill.
' lody recovery,
.iboru returned from
K and will spend the
? n*,jv is ins many friends.
-Mr. Jillian Dendy, of tho Citadel
adomy, Charleston, is visiting Ins
mts. Capt. and Mrs. S. K. Dendy.
-Mr. J. Ad. Ferry, of Statosboro, Ga.,
visiting his father, Mr. Wm. Ferry,
d family and other relatives and friends
-Miss Corrio Phinney is home from
,'illiamston, spending tho holidays with
lor parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Phin
?oy, in West Union.
-Rev. O. J. Copeland, of Andorson,
will preach in tho Walhalla Baptist
church on noxt Sui. lay morning and
ovening at tho usual hours.
-Mr. W. John Schroder, of Griffin,
Ga., visited his parents, Mr. ami Mrs. H.
B. Schrodor, this week. Will's many
frionds are always glad to seo him.
-Tho services at tho Evangelical La
teran church next Sunday aro to ho in
'dish, with special reference to the
or* the year and of the century,
r. and Mrs. Paul R. Gibson and Mr.
L. Gibson, of Columbia, aro
' the holiday's with their parents,
irs. li. A. II. Gibson, and fftui
. ? Ma.
..ssi Mary Strihling, who is attend
??g*tho Agnes Scott Institute at Decatur,
Ga., is spending tho holidays with her
paronts, Major and Mrs. Wm. J. Strih
ling, near Walhalla.
-Mr. R. C. Collins, night foreman of
tho spinning room at thc Walhalla Cot
ton Mill, is visiting his family in Green
ville. Ho will return t his week and hi ing
his family to resido permanently.
-Up to this, Wednesday morning, the
County Treasurer has collected $13,433.70
of taxes and handed out 2,088 receipts.
This loaves a balance uncollected of o vor
$22,000, and only four more days in which
-Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Pike's
only son, about live years of age, died at
their homo at Salem, in this county. Ho
was a bright little follow, and in their
bereavement the parents have the sym
pathy of many friends.
-Mr. D. O?lkoi'8 is opening a stock of
goe-.al merchandise at the Eaton stand,
on Main street. Ile will soon bo road y
with a full stock to serve the trading
public. Ho bas many friends who will
gladly welcome Inn return to the mercan
- Mr. and Mrs. H. ('racine Thompson
and Miss Mary Simms, Of Victoria, N. C.,
aro stopping at the Walhalla Hotel.
Their many friends are always delighted
to seo them. Mr. Thompson leaves to
day for a business trip to points in Mis
sissippi ?md Louisiana.
-Owing to tho report of a ?-aso of
scarlet fever in town it was thought best
to call olT Hu! Christinas tree entertain
ments at Hie Methodist and Lutheran
churches on Tuesday night, lt was, no
doubt, a disappointment to the little
folks of the Sunday schools, hut under
the circumstances it was thought advisa
ble md. to bring numbers of children in
- Lnnney's Wine of Cod Livor Oil,
combined with wild cherry, puro hypo
phosphites of lime, soda, potassium,
iron, maganoso, quinine, strychnin and
diastatic extract of malt, isa remedy that
you can depend upon to combat tho
effects of c(dds and coughs, as well as
lung and throat troubles that have be
come chronic. Tor building up a run
down system it is very useful. The
advantage of this preparation over others
of a similar nature lies in the absoluto
purity of its ingredients and care in its
manufacture -only a small quantity being
made at a time. 'I bis palatable ' prepa
ration will be found valuable for weak
and delicate children and will enable
them to better withstand the sudden
changes of winter. Your money back if
not as represented, w. J. Lunney.
r Sarita Claus.
vrgest assortment of Christ
her e. Too m xny goods and
tition. Toa will howe tf?
ither prices and quality
o th are right that I invite
. H. DARBY, Druggist.
-Capt. J. C. Koys, of Rockton, S. C.,
is visiting Iiis children for a fow days at
tho homo of Col. Robt. A. Thompson.
-Mrs. Bollo Rowlaud, of Charlotte,
N. C., is spending Christmas at hor old
homo, noar Walhalla.
-A colored mau was killed by tho
Bluo Ridgo freight, a fow miles bolow
Seneca, last Monday. Faots not obtaina
ble as wo go to press.
-Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Collins, of Dotno
rost, Qa., aro visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. D.
Oolkors and other relativos in Walhalla.
Mr. Collins contemplates making this
placo his homo.
-On Monday night, 24th instaut, W.
C. Tatham was shot in tho back with a
pistol. Ile was going home about mid
night, and while on tho street in tho
Wost Eud quito a orowd was around him
shooting tiro crackers. Somo ono shot a
pistol and tho ball took effect in Mr.
Tatham's baok. On Tuesday afternoon
Miss Mary Taylor was arrested on a war
rant charging her with thu shooting. It ,
is said this morning that "Unelo Clint"
is doing vory well, and it is hoped he
may soon bo restored.
-Judgo W. II. Davis, of Waco, Texas,
hos eur thanks for a copy of tho Waco
Tribuno, containing a cut of tho new
court houHO hoing built thoro at a cost to
tho county of $107,000. This is a protty '
snug sum of money for ono public build
lng, but it speaks volumes for tho thrift
and enterprise of tho people. Mr. Davis 1
has boon ro-elcctcd Justico of Precinct 1
No. 1. In speaking of him tho Tribuno
says: "Justico Davis has served sovoral ?
years in this precinct., and has proved
competent in tho duties of his office Ile
is careful and considerate of ovory in tor- '
est presented in his court." The many
Oconco frionds of Mr. Davis aro delighted
to learn of Hie eminent success attained
by him in his adopted State. How wo
would ho ploased to tako a poop at hts
Honor w hen ho sounds his dockot for (
tho fust timo in that new templo of jus
Death ot Capt. N. A. Burley. i
Capt. Noah A. Burley diod at his rosi- (
elenco, near Walhalla, on Thursday, 20th 1
instant, after a brief illness from pnou- i
monia. Ho was sixty-seven years old, i
ind had lived in this county for thirty ?
years. . UtL was a nativo of Fairfield <
county, and moved from Ui?ronr*4ti&?_!
In carly lifo ho married Miss Sarah
Keith, w ho, with live children, sut vivos.
He was an exemplary mcmbor of tho
Baptist church, and spent a devoted
Christian lifo. His body was buried in
tho cemetery of tho Walhalla Baptist
church Friday morning after funeral ser
vices conducted by Rev. C. Wardlaw.
To his bereaved family is extended tho
sincere sympathy of many friends.
When you want paints, oil, glass, har
ness, drugs, patent medicines or any
thing ols*i that is to eat or wear como to
.J. & J. S. Carter, Westminster, S. C.
Two cases of scarlet fever havo devel
oped in Walhalla. Tho littlo daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Langston has been
sick four days, and tho ludo daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ceo. L. Wilson has been
sick two dayfe. Their residences have
been quarantined by action of tho Hoard
of Health, and ovory precaution taken to
isolate tho cases. An order was also
passed by tho Board of Health prevent
ing the public assembling of persons
until Tuesday, January 8th, 1001. This
action calls off the entertainments on tho
programme for this week, such as dances,
shows, banquets, etc. lt is hoped tho
contagior. .nay not spread, and every
effort will bo mado by tho proper au
thorities to preserve tho public health.
.No Right to Ugliness.
The woman who is lovely in face, form
ami temporwill always have friends, but
ono who would bo attract!VO must keep
her health. If she is weak, sickly and
all run down, she will bo nervous
and irritable. If she has constipation
or kidney trouble, ber impure blood will
cause pimples, blotches, skin eruption
ami a wretched complexion. Klectric
Hitters is thc best medicino in the world
to regulate stomach, liver and kidneys
and to purify the blood, lt gi ves strong
nerves, bright eyes, smooth, volvo ty skin,
rich complexion, lt will make a good
looking, charming woman of a run-down
invalid. Only 50 cents at all drugstores.
Checheo Valley Locals.
Cheohee, December 24.-Some people
are moving around, and some aro still
residing at their old homos, trying to
make good home supplies.
Corn orops wore very sorry this year.
Mr. Todd Cowan and family, so wo
hear, leave soon for Texas. This family
loaves many good friends who wish them
mindi success in their new homo.
Miss Mattio and Master Albert Leo
paid a visit to their friend, Miss Francis
Orr, of Mountain Itost, last week.
It is announced that Rev. Louis Lyday,
:>f North Carolina, will preach at Cheo
lieo Baptist ohurob tho tust Sunday in
January at ll a. m. It is hoped a large
congregation will be prosont. Ile is a
Efood preacher and has been the pastor at
Chocheo tho past two years, and tho poo',
plo here regret to give him up. Mr.
Lyday is called on mission work next
year and cannot supply Cheohee oh ll roll
ns pastor. This young minister has ac
complished much good in this com
munity. His many fi ?ends wish him
much success in his new field of labor.
Mr. lioubon Leo, Sr., has recently pur
chased a nice young horso.
Tho old year will B00I1 roll out and the
HOW year will soon roll in, so I will (dose
by wishing The Courier and its many
readers a happy New Year.
Mountain School Girl?
His Life ?as Saved.
Mr. J, K. Lilly, a prominent citizens of
Hannibal, Mo., lately had a wonderful
lclivcranco from a frightful death. In
Idling of it ho says: "I was taken with
typhoid fever, that ran into ntl limo
ma. My lungs boca ni 0 hardened. I was
so weak I couldn't, even sit tip in bed.
Nothing ll ol pod mo. I expected soon lo
lie with consumption, when I heard of
Dr. King's New Discovery. Ono bottle
pjavo great rollof. I continued to use it,
ind now am well and strong. I can't
?ay too much i- ds praise" The marvel
lous medicino is tho surest and quickest
miro in tho world for all throat and
lung trouble. Regular size 50 cents
ind $1,00. Trial bottles free at all drug
doi'OS in t he county. Every bottle guar
a larger and n^ore i
ever handled. I w
in the past. In the
where you can get
member, also, "BL(
NEWS IN AND AROUND WESTMINSTER.
The Town Crowdod with Christmas Visitors.
Westminster, S. C., Docomber 20.
M?BB Mario Wilson, a highly accom
plished and beautiful young lady of tho
Agnes Scott Institute, Decatur, Ga., is
visiting bor uncle and aunt, Kev. and
Mrs. 8. L. Wilson.
Miss Hattio Melun boarded tho ovon
Ing train Thursday for Tort Tampa,
Florida, whore sho gue? to bpcud tho
win tor with her brother, Mr. Clarence
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Johnstone loft last
Friday for Duo West. Thoy made a host
af friends whilo hero who wish thom
j?ood luck whorovor their lot may bo
Ou last Wednesday evening, 10th in
stant, at 8..10 o'clock Mr. John W. Har
rison, of Lavonia, Ga., and Miss Kato
Blair, ol Westminster, wore uni tod in
[naniago at tho homo of tho brido, Hov.
tf. G. Christopher oflioiating.
Rov. Josoph T. Dondy, of Kershaw, is
spending tho holidays with homofolks at
Richland. Ho will preach noxt ?Sunday.
Docomber :50, at lt a. m., in tho Richland
Capt. W. E. ChoBWoll made a business
;rip to Raltiinoro this week.
Tho suporintondont of tho Oak Grovo
jonday school offered a prize to tho boy
>r girl who committed to memory tho
greatest number of tho Psalms with ono
wcok's timo for study. On last Sunday
:ho prize was awarded to Miss Flossio
Piko, sho having recited from memory
lixteon. Miss Stolla Whito carno next
with fifteen. Among others who made
?00(1 records and deserve to bo placed
m tho roll of honor aro Misses Kay and j
da\ul Whito and/,jjijn? \duto.
Mrs. trb;'"Arnold and >or Blstor' MiK8
Minni' Smith, a toaobor ?^'"0 H'R" '
School, aro spending tho Christi",?" I'0''- ,
days at Tbomaston, (?a. i
Miss Corrio E. McDowell, and Tl??'a 1
C. Podon, of tho firm of L. A. Edwards '
& Co., wont to Royston, (5a., Tuesday to
Mr. W. IJ. Dobbs and wife, of Harmony
Grovo, Ga., aro visiting Mrs. Harton, of
Fair Play. They arrived Christmas evo.
Miss Hattie Duflio, who hos boen
teaching tho hong (-'reek school, carno
home Friday to spend Christmas.
Miss Elinor Knight, wdio has charge of
tho music department Of the Westminster
High School, went to hor homo in Ander
son last Saturday to spend the holidays.
Her many friends wish her a pleasant
visit and a safe return.
Trade has been brisk tho last few days.
All tho stores have been crowded and
our merchants report better sales than
ever before at this season of tho year.
A most delightful "At Homo" wa?
given by Dr. and Mrs. Hurt Mitchell on
Wednesday evening of last week. Bc
t.weon 25 and :?0 guests were present and
all enjoyed tho evening. Fruits and de
lightful refreshments were served in the
dining room. Dr. and Mrs. Mitchell
always look carefully to tho wei faro of
their guests and enable thom to havo a
good timo. Additional pleasure was
caused on this occasion hy tho presence
of Miss Idly Doylo and Mesdames M. W.
Coleman and W. J. Lunney, of Seneca.
The many friends of Miss Hattie Stew
art, of Greenville, aro pleased to note her
presence in Westminster. Sho is guest
of tho families of Messrs. W. P. Ander
son and W. C. Mason. Her sister, Miss
Nannie Stewart, of thc samo city, carno
uno day this week to join her on tho
Thoro aro a great many visitors in
Westminster this weok, who came to en
joy ?ho Christmas festivities with homo
folks and friends. Wo arc delighted to
see them all and wish for them a merry
good Christmas. Of course it is impos
sible for UK to got tho names of all the
visitors. Wo givo below tho names of
th OSO WO have seen and heard of: Miss
Efflo Stribling, Southern Female College,
Col logo, Park, (ia.; Edwin H. Mason,
Uastonia, X. C.J Miss Isabel Eohols, Mt.
Airy, (ia., with thc family of h. I,.
Eohols; Miss Dovio Duke, Fort Madison,
with her sister, Mrs. .1. E. (Saines; Messrs.
Hugh Terrell, S. Kurt Freeman and John
Jarrnrd, Misses Evie Simpson and Cod io
Parker, Atlanta; Kov. J. A. Wilson, Dil
lon; Miss Kossio Wilson, Seneca, with
Ibo family of Kev. S. K.Wilson; Mrs.
M. J. Kpting and children, Willianiston,
with the family of Mr. C. E. Anderson;
Mr. William Terrell, Cranbury, Texas,
with tho family of Mr. M. A. Terrell.
Tho Vule season is hero with the usual
|0y and gladness it brings to the happy
children. They have been popping Ibo
crackers and shooting Kornau candles
md sky-rockets and soein to keenly
enjoy the Sport in their youthful arena.
Tho scent, of the lire-works is strong this
morning. Tho noise of tho big guim has
been loud. Monday night three small
baioons ascended, which presen tod a
?rolly sight and were watched hy many
?yes until they could no longer bo seen.
This has been an ideal Christinas so far.
Yesterday was bright, and sunny.
Dr. C. M. Walker and Miss Elizaboth
.Norris paid friends in I'ort Madison a
visit, on Christmas day.
The residence of Mrs. M. .1. Kpting', of
Willianiston, was destroyed by Uro last
Sat in day night,
Mr. David I,. Norris made a brief busi
ness trip to Greenville yesterday.
Mrs. J. S. ('arter ls visiting her parents
Wo had the plcasuro of attending two
christmas trees yesterday-OHO at Oak
frove in tho afternoon and thoothorotio
H our little village nt night. Doth of
thom looked pretty, and from their
lOUgllS many nico and valuable presents
suspended. They were surrounded by I
many bright-faced children and grown
?copio, TOO, who anxiously awaited their !
mmes called. A. I,. Gossott. '
iry 15th I will occi
complete stock of
ill be pleased to hw
> meantime, howev
the best of everytl
)OM SELLS IT F
COLUMBIA HOTEL BURNED
Fir? Lust Night Posti'oyedOvor $100,..
OOO Wortb of 1'roperty.
OOI.UMUIA, a. O., Doo 80.-lu tho ag
gregate of tiro lusses Columbia Buffored
Ksfc night as abo hm not dono sinon tho
city waa burnt by Sherman's army. Tho
chiof loss in tho dostruotlou of Hotel
JoromO, one of tho uowost tvud bmt hos*
tulrios in tho city.
Fire was discovered lu tho roar of tho
bifr furniture* house of J. M. Van Metro,
and tm toro tito department arrived tho
hotol kitchen was on Uro. Although
there was no wiud blowing, tho tlromon
wore uuablo to cheek tho flames which
burned through from Main to Assembly
On Main street, tho Hotel ?Toronto.
King's racket, store, Oap Carroll's bar
bor shop, J. M. Van Metre and J. A.
Platt, grocorios, woro bumed.
On Assembly stroet, Meyers' carriogo
factory building, Carolina hall and
Long's liv?ry stable wero burned.
Tho loss on tho hotol and furniture
was about $00,000. insurance, .$?20,000;
King raokot storo $0,000, insurance, $1, .
700; J. A. Platt $8,000, iusurauco, $1,
000; Carolina hall $5,000, covered; fac
tory building $4,000, no Insurance; stable
building $3,000, no iusurauco.
Van Metro's loss is probably over $70,
000 with about $20,000 iusurauco.
PREACHER WAS_ ARRESTED
Released Ho Attempts to fwonr Out ?
Warrant Against tho Mayor.
OHARLRSTON, Deo. 18. - Hov. W.
A. Guddy of Washington, au interde
nominational ovangolist and odltor of
Tho Prophetic Alarm, appeared boforo
Magistrate Rouse to swear out a war
rant against Mayor Smyth nud Chiof of
Cuddy was holding a mooting on tho
Btreot without a permit and was ar
rested. Tho ministers of the city had
tho chargos against Cuddy withdrawn,
and as soon as ho was released he tried
to clap tho law on tho mayor.
When tho warrant was refused Cuddy
called down terrific earthquakes on
Charleston, nud Judgo Rouse threat
sued to send him to }uil for disorderly
oonduct. Tho traveling divine has on
ion vorod to make a troiuoudous impros
DfeMl WANTED IN NEW VQRK |
?former SouttP^CaYollnlan Charged
OIIAKI.KSTOX, Deo. 80. - Edward O.
Dean, formerly a roportor on The News
aud Courier, is lu troublo in New York.
A warrant for his arrest lins boou issued
by tho corouor, charging him With hav
ing cruelly treated an insano patient lu
Bellevue. He was discharged from tho
hospital and when tho cause waH taken
up by tho coroner, lu investigating tho
patient's death, tho warrants for tho
three nurses wero issued. Dean is a
member of ono of tho most prominent
famllios in South Carolina. His homo
is tn Spartauburg.
When Dean quit the nowspupor busi
ness, two year? ago, ho went to Alaska
to dig gold and since thou lins had a
Varied experience. His friends hero do
not boliovo tho charges made against
Haleigh's (.'etisus Correct?
RAI.HIOH, Dec. 20. - Haleigh pooplo
who were so greatly dissatisfied with
the census figures are now satisfied of
tho correctness of the government cou
sus. The latter showed 18,013 popula
tion. The city's census shows 13,071, a
gain of only 31 over tho government
census. There ure 8,837 white and 5,447
UOgroDS. This 00118U8 shows a large
gain in whites und a largo emigration of
negroes in the past two yours. There is
a falling off of ?00 negroes in ono ward.
OroeiivlllO Cotton Mill Sold.
GREENVILLE, S. C., Doc. 10.-Salo of
tho Camperdown cotton mill property
lins been made by V. A. Me Hoe of
North Carolina to George A. Browning,
representing himself and others. Tho
plant consists of two mill buildings,
water power of Hood y river and 30 acres
of laud, wit li all tenement houses. Jan.
1 tho now owners will begin putting the
buildings in thorough repair. Tho ma
chinery will be tho latest improved,
with 10,000-splndlo capacity.
Called to the Door and Slain.
WlNNSDORO, S. C., Dec. 20.-Anothor
tragedy has been added to Fairfield's
long list of murders for this year. It
occurred at the country homo of Starko
P. Martin, near Hooky Mount, lt> milos
from here. Martin, answering a knock
at bis front door, was fired upon with a
gun by ibo assassin, who bail eonooulod
himself close by. The whole load on
tercd his stomach and at so oloso range
was tho shot fired that his clothing was
burned by tho powder.
Charter Applied Kor.
Ooi.UMnfA, S. C., Dec. 21. -A commis
sion for a charter was refused today to
tho Georgetown, Charleston and Wil
mington Steamboat company, capital
stock 130,000, with the right tn increaso
to $50,000. Tho company owns several
Stoamboats and expects to operate a lino
between Georgetown, Charleston and
Wilmington. Application fora charter
will now bo mudo to tho legislature.
Kntpttcd Meer lu tho Sewers,
CHARLESTON, Doe, 20.- During tho
past tWO weeks tho dispensary con
stables have huon working actively in
this city, and yesterday 1,400 bottles of
beer, tho seizures from blind tigers in
Oha flos ton, were poured into the sew
ers. This was tlie largest amount emp
tied in a single day, and represented
nearly $800, as most of tho beer was ex
Child lui hoi- lu South Carolina.
?OhUMUlA, S. G., Dec. 21.-Probably
tho hardest light Mac will bo made In
the legislature that meets early in Jan
uary will bo on tho qu?stion of child
labor In tho cotton factories. There aro
thousands of oh lld ro n working in South
Cored to Death by a Mull.
DARLINGTON, S. G., DOC. 18.-An old
negro woman living on Dr. Baird's
place, while hitching a bull to a cart,
was attacked by tho animal and gored
to death. She wa? almost disemboweled.
Subscribe for tho Koowce Connor.
ipy the store room
Clothing, Hats, She
sre you call at my m
er, remember that ]
ling in the Clothing
FRUIT MEN IN CONVENTION
Anminl Meeting of the North Carolina
ASHEYILLH, N. C., Deo. ?0. -Tho Stato
Horticultural society mob at tho Svran
nauoa ho toi. Pr?sident J. Van Lindley
read his annual addross, roforring to
wostorn North Carolina as tho ideal ap
ple country of thc Uuitod 3tatos. Tho
8ooioty reoommondod Albetnarlo Pip
pin, York Imperial, lion Diwis and
Wino 3ap as tho host variotios for Ufce
At tho night session a resolution was
passed rooomnicudii .K congross to moko
increased appropriations of $2fi,000 to
tho division of vogetablo physiology and
pathology and #10.000 moro to the de
partment of poinoloKy and ask an iu
oreasod appropriation for-ibo Btato agri
Kobbers Make a HI? Haul.
OitANaKUuito, S. C., Deo. 10.--Oraoks
mon have boon operating with groat
success for several months in tho smal
ler towns of South Carolina, but heroto
foro tho robborios have Loon ou a Binali
scalo. Tho biggest haul by burglars in
mauy years was mudo ot Sallys, in this
county. Tho storo of Diok & Sally,
general morohants auri cotton buyers,
was outerod, tho safo blown opon and
botwoou $7,000 and $10,000 carried off.
Will Appoint White Mon.
RALEIGH, Dec. 22.-0;ue of tho high
est oilioials boro, who is vory closo to
Senator Pritchard, says ho has reason
to bollovo that President McKinley will
bioko swooping changos in f?deral ap
pointee? during tho next yonr, and that
those changos will givo olllco to many
mon who this your supported tho ad
ministration for tho drat timo, tho pros
dout desiring to recognize that olomont
as giving special strength to the party.
Work of Incendiaries.
It AI,KWH, Deo. 2J.- Buis Crook acad
omy, in Homet county, ha? boon burn
ed. Tho fire was of incendiary origin.
Ten days ago throe girl students, while
on their way homo, mot some girl stu
dents of a negro school. Ono or tho lat
ter struck a white girl. Tho latter's
fathor tho next day whipped tho negro
girl and her lather. It is generally bo
lievod thar some negro, augored by this
matter, is tho firebug.
KicotYi?S^K^Wi!. -*? ?omplotcd.
A8IIBV1I.I.B, N. C., Dee.~*l?T^DrogYt?<?J
olootrio power plant oil Ivy river, 12
miles from Asheville, on which $75,000
has been spout, will be completed. In
addition to this tho French Brood river
will be damed about 10 miles below
Asheville, and sufficient electricity will
bo developed by the two water powers
to bring 3,000-hor?power electricity to
Mormoni?iii In North Carolina.
Qoi.DSRORO, N. C., Doe. 20. - A Mor
mon conference is in session hore, MO ol
ders being in attendance. Tho Mor
mons are pressing their work in North
Carolina, particularly in the eastern
part. They claim u ineinborship of
1,300. Thoir converts are all among the
most ignorant whites. They havo 00
prosolyters at work lu tho stuto.
Ilea<l (.'rushed \\ Ith a Hock.
GKKKNVIM.K, S. C., Deo. 21.-A diffi
culty occurred boro which may result in
tho death of Lawrence Brown, a horBo
trader, who was drunk. Drown got into
a dispute with John Jenkinson about a
horse. Brown was abusive and insult
Jonkinson caught up a stone and
. '.. ',- "v:i's forehead above tlv
right oyo with ic.
Are grand, but skin eruptions rob lifo
of joy. Hucklen's Arnica Salvo cures
thom; also old, running and fever sores,
ulcers, boils, felons, corns, wart.s, cuts,
bruises, burns, scalds, chapped hands,
chilblains, best pile euro on earth.
Drives out pains and aches, ('uro guar
anteed. Sold by all druggists. Only
25 cents a box.
An Cu won (rd Aspect.
"This ls Mrs. Uushlcigh'S portrait,
ls ltV" said the culler. "1 should hard
ly have recognized lt. The chin doesn't
look at all like hers."
"Perhaps," suggested the husband of
Mrs. Giishlclgh, "you have never scon
her chin In repose."-Chicago Tribune.
The manufacture of straw ls ono of
tho most Important industries of Ger
many, giving thousands moans of sup
A baby begins to be a human being
when lt is between three and four
teeth old.-New York Press.
Thousands Have Kidney Trouble
and Don't Know it.
now To Find Out.
Fill a bottle or corn.non glass with your
water and let lt stand twenty-four hours;
sediment or set
tling Indicates an
ur1 hy condi
tf the kld
t ff lt stains
\ our linen lt ls
evidence of kid
ney trouble; too
frequent desire to
pass lt or pain In
tho back ls also
convincing proof that the kidneys and blad
der arc out of order.
What to I)o.
There ls comfort In the knowledge so
often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root, thc great kidney remedy fulfills every
wish In curing rheumatism, pain In tho
back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part
of the urinary passage, lt corrects Inability
to hold v/atcr and scalding pain In passing
lt, or bad effects following use of liquor,
wine or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to go often
during thc day, and to get up many times
during thc night. The mild and tho extra
ordinary effect of Swnmp-Root ls soon
realized, lt stands the highest for Its won
derful cures of the most distressing cases.
If you need a medicine you should have tho
best. Sold by druggists In50c. and$l. sizes.
You may have a sample bottle of this
and a book that tellsi
more about ll, both sent|
absolutely free by mall,
address Dr. Kilmer & nomo ot Swanpool
Co., Binghamton, N. Y. When writing men
tion reading this generous offer in this paper,
I AR G AIN STORE!
in which L. C. Craig is now doing business. I will carry
>es, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Notions, etc., than I have
3W store, and I will serve you with Better Bargains than
[ am at my old stand, three doors below the Post Office,
and Gents' Furnishing Lines at the lowest prices. Re
Fail and Winter Goods!
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
"Wc? have ?orno beautiful designs.
Om- DicBS Trimmings and Linings aro
second to none
Wei liavo added Jaokots, Capos, Skirts
aud Underskirts to our stock. Tlieso
aro marked specially low in ordor to
movo thom quickly.
Mon's Laundered Skirt? witb two
collars at 25o. for a few days only.
Mon's Suspoudors 15c; worth 25c.
Ono pair of Largo Towols, 25c.
To fit largo mon, fat mon, loan men,
short mon, thick mon, thin mon, old
mon, young mon, and all kinds of men.
Largo stock of Overcoats.
Wo can fit tho boys also.
Como and soo us and lot us flt you
up in Clothing.
WOOL BLANKETS, QUILTS,
MEN'S AND BOYS' HATS AND
CArS IN LATEST STYLES.
Stoves and Ranges.
Sheppard's make-ovory ono guaran
Wo soil tho "Woodland" Box Boat
ing Stoves for school houses. They
gi"o porfoct satisfaction or mouoy re
Trunks and Valises-largo lino-all
sizes and prices.
In Hardware and Plows wo have
anything you need.
Our Grocery Stock is complote.
Ono Car of Ballard's Obolisk Flour
received ovory thirty days.
Bay State Shoes.
THE BEST ON THE MARKET,
Umbrellas from 50c to
Come and see us. We are anxious to sell.
I!. W. PITCHFORD CO.
Nows From Long Crook." -,
Married, Sunday, Docoinbor 1(5, at ton
o'clock, at tho homo of tho brido, by
Hov. Mr. Chambers, Mr. Eminias Sbotlor
and Miss Lizzie Phillips. Shortly af tor
tho coromony tho guests woro invited
into tho dining room whoro tho tablo
was heavily ladou with many good things.
Every ono was in tho best of humor and
a pleasant day was spout. Tho groom is
a nativo of Ohio, but his prcsont homo is
at Townvillo, S3. C., whore ho has mado
many friends who extend congratula
tions and best wishes. Tho brido is
noted for bor many Christian grnccs.
Sho is a sister of Messrs. Jamos nnd
Jonas Phillips. Sho numbers her friends
by tho score who join in wishing bor
Wo havo an excellent school taught by
Miss Hattie D?the. Tho children soorn
to manifest a gi oat deal of interest in
their studies. *
Messrs. Jarnos and Sam Novillo, of
Walhalla, havo been in our midst several
days on business.
A party was given at the homo of Mr.
Henry Cannon on last Saturday night.
Tho young people report a good timo.
A great many of tho farmors around in
this community havo gono to Anderson
and Nowborry this week to soil thoir
apples and othor produce.
Mr. Heid Mooro has completed his
new house and movod into it.
A Constant Header.
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A Powder Mill Explosion
Hcmovcs everything in sight; so do
drastic minorai pills, but both aro mighty
dangerous. Don't dynamite tho delicate
machinery of your body with calomel,
croton oil or aloos pills, whoa Dr. King's
Now Lifo Pills, which aro gontlo as a
summer breeze, do tho work perfectly,
("uren headache, constipation. Only 25c.
fit all drug stores in tho county.
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Tho union mooting of tho third divis- j!
ion of tho Beavordai Association will
ho held with thu Cres. Hoads church on
tho fifth Sunday and .Saturday before in
Introductory sormon by Hov. J. M.
McGuire at 11 am.
Query 1 : What did Paul moan by using
tho word revelings in Gal. 5:21? Opened
by M. 0, Harton and Hov. C. Wardlaw.
Query 2: How much of tho succoss of
our missionary work deponds upon our
churches. Hov. A. P. Marett and W. M.
Missionary sermon by Hov. J. H. Earle;
alternate, El. M. Allon.
H. W. Nelson, for Committee.
Don't uso any of tho counterfeits of
Dewitt's Witch Hazel Salvo. Most of
them aro worthless or liable to causo
injury. The original DoWitt's Witch
Hazel Salvo i? a certain cure for piles,
eczema, cuts, scalds, burns, sores ano
skin diseases. J. W. Hell.
Porci?n-Miss Wabash ls considered
tho cleverest girl In our set.
TJppoi'ton (of New York, In surprise)
Clever? Well, I can't seo ttl
"But you haven't seen her handle a
gun ot" punch tko bag yet."-Brooklyn
"I told ber the fortuno toller said I
would marry soon. "
"How did she tnko that?"
"Sho said she would say a good word
for mo tonnygirl I might pick out."
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If you want tho host Hour in this conn
try buy Roxane, highest patent and
Baker's Choice fancy patent and you will
keep peaco in your family. J. S? J. ,S
(Jartor, Westminster, S. C.
We are loading our counters and
showcases with the various articles
iainty, attractive, useful and other
wise. It takes a complete assortment
to please the trade, and we have it.
The usual Fancy Novelties of
questionable usefulness, but unques
tionable attractiveness and value, are
This department is a little overstocked. The prices show
that. But tho selection is elegant . We have the pret
tiest and newest patterns and designs that thc china
market affords-anything from single pieces to ftdl sots.
Silver and Silver Plated Ware
CARVING SETS-We've been using these to cut prices
down, but they'll cai ve turkey much better:
Two-picco Sots, Stag Handle.$1.25 to $2.50
Three-piece Sets, Stag Handle, Silver Mounted... .$0.00
Three-piece Sets, Ivory Handle, Silver Mounted. .$7.50
These are " ROBESON " make, and are of the finest
Steel. They aro fully warranted.
TABLE DAMASKS AND LINENS, DOYLIES,
NAPKINS, ETC., ETC.
This department is one we brag on. It's always com
plete. Elegant patterns in Full Linon Damask, extra
width, at prices that will entibio you to havo them cut
full length. Napkins and Doylies by fclv0 dozen.
If you see this line we feel confi
ient we will have your order.
M. W. COLEMAN & CO.,
Pliono 30. (