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WALHALLA, 8. 0.:
BtfESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1007.
THIEF KILLED PLANTER.
[Negro Woman Kays Her Husband
Committed the Crime.
JjlL'Whltesburg, Ga., Nov. 30.-Friday
Inight Hon. Jethro Jones was shot
Adown near his home, four miles from
[this pince. Mr. Jones had a bale of
jJKRton stolen from his gin Thursday
"leight. The cotton was found by
'some hunters on his farm near a
swamp Friday, and Mr. Jones was
notified. Friday night about sun
down he went to the swamp to catch
the thief whom he suspected would
return for the cotton. The result
was that shortly after dark he was
The uherlff came down from Car
rollton Inte laBt night, and oarly this
norning, just before day, captured
two negroes, Wes Summerlin and his
l^on, Charley Summerlin, who were
mspectcd ot doing tho deed. They
rere hurriedly rushed to Carrollton
md lodged in jail.
.t.t the coroner's inquest held over
tr. Jones" body this morning, the
?vlfe of thc negro, Charley Summer
*.!:;, ona o? tho negroes lodged in jail,
< ;onfessed; that' Charley Summerlin
I tilled Mrr, ?loues, and that his father,
1 'Vea Surnmerl-u,. was accessory to the
Mr. Jones' was one of the wealthi
< st planters In 'he county, and was
lield in high!esteem by all. He was
i bout aeventv years old, and a very
prominent .member of the Primitive
The dead man was vWico married,
d ls Survived by his second wife
d seven Children, four boys and
three girls. He leaves an estate val
ued at $50,090.
Mrs. J. Q.'Ajderhold, a daughter of
the.deceased,.ip at the point of death
at her home ft) Carrollton from an
attack of typhoid fever. Her hus
band died of typhoid fever about a
Thc marriage If Miss Emmie Stew
wny, of Hoitoa Path,
'.ace at tho hom?! of tin; bride's
father, J. J. Stewart, on November
27th, at 7.30 o'clock, at Pendleton.
Rev. W. B. Hawkins performed the
marriage ceremony. The bride wore
a duchess satin, trimmed in point
lac??, and carried In her hand a bunch
of white chrysanthemums. The at
tendants were Miss Edith Whitten
with J. Handy Stewart, Miss Myra
Whitten, Of Anderson, with Collin
Whitten. The bridesmaids wore
?>??>!te organdies, trimmed with bows
.white ribbon. The parlor was dec
Pted with Ivy and white. At one
was a pretty arch, from which
D? suspended a bell, under this th?1
Fide and groom stood. After con
gratulations were over, all adjourned
to the dining room, where a regular
"old time feast" was enjoyed. The
presents were many and very hand
mvin'o. The bridal party left on tho
0.30 train for lloma Path, where
they will make their home.
('nil for County Ujnion Meeting.
Westminster. Dec. 2. Spinal:
Brethren of the Local and County
l'nions: Pursuant to the call of Na
tional President C. S. Barrett, tho
members Of each local ?inion are
hefeby called to meet at their re
spective places on Saturday, Decem
ber 7th, to discuss the questions of
reducing ctt??n acreage in 1908, and
financing of distressed cotton among
The County Union is called to meet
on Saturday, DecvMuber 1 Ith, at Oak
way, in mass meet inn. to s??led dele
gates to a national meeting, to be
held In Memphis, Tenn., on Januar)
7 th. 10 0S.
Turn out. brethren, to these local
meetings on n?>xl Saturday, tho 7th,
at your regular hours, and decide,
'is you desire, the questions you aro
?.ailed on to discuss so tnat you can
V>e prepared to fully Inform the dele
gates chosen to the county mass
meeting on December 14th, as to
yovr views, wishes and instruction.
Every delegate from each local
and every loyal member throughout
the county is urned to meet in coun
ty mass meeting at Oak way on De
cember 14. at ll o'clock promptly,
fast time. J. B. Harris. President.
A. N. Prichard, Secy.-Treas.
(Other papers please copy.)
At the beautiful country home of
Dr. S. R. Heller, in Fork Township,
gathered many relatives and friends
on Wednesday morning, when, at 1 I
o'clock, Furmnn H. Boleman, of this
city, and Miss Olivia Heller were
QUldtly married by Rev. W. W. Lea
thers. Mrs. John Heller, sister of
the bride, played the wedding march.
Miss Heller is thc accomplished
daughter of Dr. Heller, and is well
known and admired in Anderson. Mr.
Boleman is a son of O. N. C. Bole
man, of this city, and ls clerk In the
county auditor's office. Both of them
have many friends in this city, where
they will make their homo.
John Lewis, who killed a colored
man named Holiday In Orangeburg
county, several days' ago, has surren
dorcd to the sheriff.
YHGGMLN IN GHK^WVILLE.
Safe Blow . Open und Tlirco Hundred
Robbers on Friday night entered
the store ol Baldwin & Whatley, at
Mauldins, and blowing open the safe,
secured $300. The explosion which
followed' the cracking ot the safe,
awakened Mr. Baldwin, one of the
members of the Arm, who lives about
one hundred yards from the store,
and he immediately started to inves
tigate the cause of lt. When he was
about half way to the store, he was
held up by an unknown man, and
was told that If h" went a step far
ther his head would be blown off.
Mr. Baldwin returned to his home
and the news of the robbery was not
generally known until yesterday
That the robbery was the work of
a party of men who belong to a gang
of yeggmen now operating in the up
per part of the State, ls the opinion
of the officials who made a close in
vestigation of the affair yesterday.
On Thursday two suspicious looking
men were seen In Mauldins, and the
general imnresslon ls that these twn
men were the ones who did the work.
They evidently made a close inspec
tion of the town on Thursday and
spotted the stores which they were
On Friday evening, between 6 and
7 o'clock, while he was at supper, the
store of John Hill was entered, and
the contents of a drawer, containing
about $250, were taken. It is thought
that the men who took this money
are the same ones that rifled the safe
of Baldwin & Whatley later In the
night. The safe of the latter Arm
was blown open shortly after mid
For that Dull Feeling After Eating.
I have used Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets for some time, and
can testify that they have done me
more good than any tablets I have
ever used. My trouble was a heavy,
dull feeling after eating.-David
Freeman, Kempt, Nova Scotia. These
tablets strengthen thc stomach and
Improve the digestion. They also
regulate the liver and bowels. They
are far superior to pills, but cost no
more. Get a free sample at J. W.
Bell's, Walhalla, or W. J. Lunney's,
Seneca, and see what a splendid med
icine it is.
Rippling* from Ramsay's Creek.
Ran-say's Cre<k, Dec. 2.-Special.
Rev. A. P. Marett filled his appoint
mont at Pleasant Hill Sunday, and
preached to a large congregation.
Misses Lillie Land and Lizzie Mae
PiCKenSi two brlgnt and accomplish
ed young ladies ot' tbe Hopewell sec
tion attended the meeting at Pleas
ant Hill Sunday.
Rowland Cobb, of Toxaway, spent
Sunday with relatives near Pleasant
Mrs. Jane Cobb died November 2 2,
and was buried at Holly Springs the
following day. She was a member
of the Baptist church, and an excel
lent Christian woman. She leaves a
husband and several small children
to mourn her death.
Wesley Burnside, Jr., of the Holb
Springs vicinity, spent Sunday with
bis relatives, Walter and Charley
Thompson, near Pleasant Hill.
No doubt we will hear wedding
bells ere the holidays are over.
W. I. D.
Sixty Miners Kntoml>c<l.
Monongahela, Pa., Dec. 1.- Be
tween 50 and GO miners are entomb
ed in the Naomi mine of the United
Mine Coal Company, at Fayette
City, ns the result of an explosion of
black damp at 8 o'clock to-night. *It
is thought many are dead behind
tons of rock and coal, which fell dur
ing the concussion and blocked the
entrance. The explosion was cnuscd,
it Is said, when a miner, with an
open lamp, entered one of the old
Medical aid hits been sent from
Monongahela and surroundings. De
tails are meagre owing to defective
han's Sentence Commuted.
Karlsruhe, Dec. 2.-The death sen
tence passed upon Karl Hau, former
ly professor in the George Washing
ton University at Washington, for the
murder of his mother-in-law, has
been commuted to life imprisonment.
And is ready to distribu
old and young. A lar
select from in Toys,
Glass, Photo Frames,
Lamps, Books, Albums,
We call especial att
display of Japanese Chii
Intaglio Glassware, Ste
All the above artic
prices to suit the times.
Mr. F. E. Harrison will abo
Goods at close prices at our lower s
ing, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Gloves, Cloi
chiefs, Tin, Glass, China, Woodeni
DOIIH, Wagon*, Piotures, Frames, Jc
full of nice things.
I WILL SELL, at my residence,
near High F^lls, on DECEMBER 18,
1907, one pair of Mules, one two
horse Wagon, one Top Buggy and
Harness, two Jersey Cows and seve
ral H OKS; a fine lot of Corn and
Fodder; Farming Tools, Household
Terms of Sale: CASH.
H. T. LEWIS.
December 4, 1907; 49-50*
NOTICE OP ANNUAL MEETING.
Notice is hereby given that ta?,
ANNUAL MEETING of the Board of
County Commissioners for Oconee
County will be held in their office on
the Public Square, at Walhalla, S. C.,
on FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1908, be
ginning at ll o'clock. All persons
having claims against the county for
work or material for year 1907 must
file the same, duly attested, on the
day before the meeting or any time
during the month of December. All
1907 claims not filed before said
meeting will bn barr?rt. Claims may
be filed in person or by mail, ad
dressed "County Commissioners,"
Walhalla. S. C. All Interested will
please take due notice and govern
D. F. MCALISTER, Supervisor.
December 4, 1907. 49-52
AUCTION HALE OF FARMS.
ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8th,
1908, at my "residence, near OAK
WAY, OCONEE COUNTY, I will of
fer for sale, at auction, four fine
farms, situated in the prosperous sec
tion of Oakway. The description fol
Three 4 0-ncre tracts of unimprov
ed land; well timbered and well
One 55-acre tract, on which is one
good 5-room house (new), and all
These tracts are situated one-mile
and a half west of Oakway, known as
the Hamilton lands.
Also, two good 1100-pound mules.
Terms of Sale: One-third CASH;
balance in. two and four years, with
interest from day of sale at 8 per
cent. Purchaser to pay for papers.
For further particulars call on or
address- W. H. COLE,
49-1 Westminster, S. C., R.F.D. 2
CITATION NOTICE_The State
of South Carolina, County of Oconee,
in Court of Probate.-By C. R. D.
Burns, Clerk Circuit Court, Acting
Probate Judge.-Whereas, Georgia
R. VanDlviere has made suit to me
to grant her Letters of Administra
tion of the Estate of and Effects of
M. Rose VanDlviere, deceased
These are, therefore, to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said M.
Rose VanDlviere, deceased, that they
be and appear before me, in the
Court of Probate, to be held at Wal
halla, Court House, South Carolina,
on Thursday, the 12th day of Decem
ber, 1907, ai'ter publication hereof,
at ll o'clock in the forenoon to show
cause, if any they have, why the said
administration should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal this
27th day of November, A. D. 1907.
(Seal.) C. R. D. BURNo,
Clerk Circuit Court, Acting Judge of
Probate for Oconee County, 8. C.
Published on the 27th day of No
vember and the 4th day ?-f December,
1907, in the Keowee Courier, and on
the Court House door for thu time
required by law. _ 48-49
NOTICE TO DEBTORSANDCRED
ITORH.-All persons indebted to the
Estate of Joseph Sharp, deceased,
are hereby notified to make payment
to the undersigned, and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present the sam~ duly attested with
in the time prescribed by law or be
barred. B. S. SHARP,
Administrator of Estate of Joseph
November 20, 1907. 47-50
NOTICE TO DEBTORS and CRED
ITORS.-All persons Indebted to the
Estate of S. P. DENDY, deceased, aro
hereby notified to make payment to
the undersigned, and all persons hav
ing claims against said estate will
present the same, duly attested, with
in the time prescribed by law, or bo
barred. JOHN B. S. DENDY,
4 8-50 Executor.
Has Arrived I
tte Christmas Goods to
ge and varied stock to
Fancy Goods, China,
ention to our beautiful
na. Cut Glass, Austrian
rling Silver Novelties,
?les will be sold at low
WALHALLA, S. C.
w you the biggest assortment of
tore next to the post office. Cloth
?ks, Jackets, Belts, Tios, Handker
?are, Fruits, Nuts, Candies, Toys,
rwelry, etc. Our 10-cent oounter is
AN ACTUAL COMMERCIAL VALUE IN EXCESS OF $1,000,000,
Did tho reason for this ever occur to you?
It is because the Trade mark has been made to stand for the highest Stove merit in
tlie minds of millions of people-because a constructirn boaring it has become generally
recognized as the standard in Stovedora. y .
Come and see these extraordinary Stoves to-day. .
SENECA HARDWARE COMPANY.
If you contemplate Building a HOME, BARN, or doing any Repair Work
it means "DOLLARS" saved for yon by getting in touoh with us.
WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR I
WINDOWS, DOORS, BLINDS, PAINTS, LEAD
AND OIL, LIME AND CEMENT.
Just Received One Car (400) Kegs Wire and Cut Nails.
Send or Bring us Specifications for your "BUILDING M TERIAL."
WE FURNISH OTHERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTIES.
WE CAN FURNISH YOU IF YOU WILL ONLY
GIVE US A TRIAL. OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.
We have a Car of Stoves, the "GOOD KIND" WE ARE OFFERING
CHEAP. Don't miss seeing them when in Town.
MATHESON HARDWARE CO,
WESTMINSTER, S. C.
Our New Goods for
FALL AND WI NTER
ARE COMINGr I IV DAILY A IVO OUJR, STOCK
WILL SOON 13 E COMPLETE.
We have constantly in mind the fact that
people want GOOD QUALITY IN EVERY
We have bought what you want and need.
In order to suit EVERYBODY we have a
VARIETY of EVERY KIND of GOODS
and we take pleasure in SHOWING YOU
THROUGH OUR LINES.
DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS.-We
have a largo line of DRESS GOODS OF
ALL KINDS, for SUITS, SHIRT WAISTS.
We can show yoii the Prettiest Patterns in
the Newest Kinda of DOMESTICS, Sheet
in?, Drilling, Plaids, Bleeching, CHEVIOTS,
CHAMBRAYS, JEANS, CALICOS.
Ilf FACT, ANYTHING IN Cl.OTII, RlHHONS, LACKS A> D E.MimOIDKItlKS J ANYTHING AND KVEKYTHING IN
SHOES-We have put in a complete lino of the Celebrated BROWN'S STAR (Five Star) WHite
House Shoes for Men and Ladies, and BUSTER BROWN for the Childron.
FURNITURE-Bedsteads from $2.25 up. Bureaus $4.50 up. Washstands $2 up. Bed Springs,
Mattresses and most anything in FURNITURE.
Our line of GROCERIES is complete and fresh. COOKING OIL, RED TOP HAMS AND
CRACKER-JACK COFFEE ALWAYS ON HAND.
& COMPANY, ? . WALHALLA, S. C.
CARTER HARDWARE COMPANY
MAKE A BID FOR YOUR PATRONAGE
AND ARE OFFERING GOOD,
dewing Machines for $15 and up.
They also have a carload of COOKING
STOVES that they are selling at the old
price before the advance. They havo a com
plete line of the celebrated IRON KING
STOVES at right prices.
They have the largest atook of TURN
PLOWS they ever carried and bought before
the advance, so if you want to save money on
an AVERY, KENTUCKY, LYNCHBURG
or OLIVER CHILLED, see thom before you
CUTAWAY and SOLiD DISK HAR
ROWS, different kinda and aizea.
Alao a complete line of HARDWARE,
CARPENTERS' TOOLS, BLACKSMITHS'
TOOLS and BUILDERS' HARDWARE,
at right prices.
Carter Hardware Company,
WALHALLA, S. O.
A GOOD STOCK OF THE AMERICAN FIELD FENCING AT TUE OLD PRICE.