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-Dr. G. O. I'robst, Dentist; office
at his residence, Walhalla. eow-tf
-For Sale-Berkshire pigs. Will
be ready for delivery Saturday.
Louis H. Rlmrodt, Walhalla.
-Now is the time to do Christ
mas shopping. The merchants have
the goods and the people have the
-Buy a red lamp from J. A.
-The anniversary edition of our
esteemed contemporary, the Seneca
Journal was very pretty, and showed
skill on the jn>ft of the printers and
-A.- large line of cuff buttons,
breweries and stick pins, at J. A.
-Snow fell hero Inst Wednesday
afternoon to ?he depth of about an
inch. It was much heavier down
?he Blue Ridge road, especially as
far as Pendleton.
-Just received a car of Roxane
first patent, and Southern Bell, half
patent, that we are selling at little
over half cost. It got in a leaky car.
Come before it is all gone.
J. & J. S. Carter, Westminster.
-The protracted services in the
Presbyterian church were closed on
last Sunday night. Tho membership
of the church and ot.-other denomi
nations were greatly revived.
-On Wednesday, December 18th,
between 11 and 1 o'clock, we will
sell 20 pounds Now York standard
granulated sugar for only %1. Only
20 pounds to a customer. No phone
Craig-Verner Mercantile Co.
-There will be a Christmas en
tertainment by the children of Jo
cassee school at the Methodist
u hu roh in Jocnssee on Christmas eve,
December 24, beginning at 2 p. m.
The public ls cordially invited,
l -J. A. Brock, Seneca, has the
1 finest jewelry store in tho up-coun
ltry. Drop In and see for yourself.
?Costs nothing to look.
I -Remember the auction sale of
lots on next Saturday, D?cember 14,
|t 2 o'clock in the afternoon. This
will bo your chanco to buy Walhalla
property at close figures. Look up
the ad In this Issue and pick out a
lot. They are well situated.
-The largest line ol' cut glass to
select from, at J. A. Brock's, Seneca.
-Newton Creiuihaw returned this
week from Blocton, Ala., where he
went on the sad mission of attend
ing the funeral ol' bis brother-in-law,
W. A. Selskey, who, with nine others,
was fatally Injured by a gas explo
sion In a coal mine.
-Wo loaded up on sheetings,
shirting, bleaching, dress goods and
all kind? cotton goods before the ad
vance last summer Now we are
going to give our customers the ad
vantage: so como and get bargain.*.
J. & J. S Cm ter, Westminster.
-R. A. Burtz and family, who
live near Salem, expect to leave with
in the next, few days for Oklahoma
City, Oklahoma, where they wllP
make their future home. We regret
to loso this family from Oconeo, but
wish them much su cess wherever
they see flt to cast their lot.
-A completo line of gold and
gold-fllle?, silver and silverine
watches, t J. A. Brockys, Seneca.
-Rev. Columbus Wardlaw, for
merly of Seneca, and Who moved to
Safford, Arizona, about two years
ago, has become editor and mana
ger of The Journal, a weekly news
paper published at that place. Mr.
Wardlaw ls a good writer, and a
good man, and he will, no doubt,
give tho people of Safford an acce t
-All kinds of silverware at J. A.
-Wo are in receipt of a post
card from itev. George Ii. Judd, who
was In Noji, Japan, on November 4
He promises the readers of Tho Cou
rier a series of letters on " 'Round
the World fi om Walhalla. " He
says he has visited tho chief places
in Japan, and has been to Souci, in
Korea. No doubt Mr. Judd's letters
will be very interesting, and we will
Klve our readers the flrst installment
as soon as lt ar? ive-?.
-Because of the hard times in
the North there is an unusual migra
tion of tramps south wa~d this win
ter. The tramps are coming this
way by the thousand. These va
grants are generally no good, of
course, and more often than other
wise they aro on tho lookout for
whatever they can steal. Among
them are men who will not hesitate
at any crime whatever. Every com
munity should have some ad?quate
means of protection against people
of this kind.
C J UKI H T VS. A ?"* C?O'
Seo my line of Dolls and Toys.
They are tho fullest and best line
Nice lino of Huyler's Candios
jr. w. BKIX'S
roods in the County
he Walhalla Drug
Dolls, Toys, China
Cut Glass and in
i are looking for.
-Go to T. E. Alexander for your
buggies and harness.
-J. A. Brock. Seneca's Jeweler,
was in Walhalla Monday.
-v/ost sale of all trimmed hats.
Mrs. Callaway, Westminster.
-Preaching in the Walhalla Me
thodist church next Sunday morning
at the usual how.
-T. J. Lipscomb, a prominent
wholesale grooer, of Columbia, was
in Walhalla last Friday.
-Don't forget to buy your clock
from J. A. Brock, Seneca.
-J. W. Shelor, Esq., and daugh
ter, Miss Hattie, are spending a week
in Washington, D. C.
-J. R. Hughes has bought the
Perry property, on Factilt" I'ill, from
Mrs. E. G. Roberts. The price paid
-Rev. T. O. Cole will preach at
New Bethel next Sunday morning at
ll o'clock and at Cross Roads in the
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
-Our entire stock of general mer
chandise nt Now York coat for tho
next ten days. Como and examino
Cralg-Verner Mercantile Co.
-Rev. Rhett R. Doyle, recently in
charge of tho Parksvllle circuit, is
with relatives and friends In and
around Walhalla this week.
-Change Ax business! E. & E.
Callas will make a great clearing ?nie
during the next fifteen days in older
to chango their business.
-Rev. L. W. Brown will preach
at Old Plckens next Sunday morning
at ll o'clock, and at Fairview at
3.30 in the afternoon. The public is
-Mayor J. A. Steck is still con
fined to his room, b-lng a groat suf
ferer from pulmonary grip. His
many friends hope to see him out at
an early date.
-Everything to go at bargains at
Mrs. II. Cnllaway's, Westminster.
-The regular communication of
Hine ltidgo Lodge, No. 02, A. F. M.,
will bo held on next Friday night,
(juicers will be elected for the ensu
ing Masonic year.
-E. & E. Callas are offering their
entire line of men's and boys' fur
nishing goods, stationery and no
tions at cost.
-Following ls tho nonor roll of
Return school for the month ending
December 1: Otis Williams. Gladdys
King. Miss Emily Compton ls in
charge of the school.
-On Saturday, December 14th,
we will sell seven bars Octagon soap
for only 25 cents. Don't miss our
sale. Cralg-Verner Mercantile Co.
-The material for the new Iron
bridge over Keowee River at . Chap
man's Ford ls being laid down. It is
thought the bridge will be ready for
travel within a few weeks.
-Save your money by taking ad
vantage of the E. & E. Callas cost
-B. S. Look left Monday for
Charleston, where he is attendance
upon tho meetings of the Masonic
Grand Lodge. He represents Blue
Ridge Lodge, No. 92, A. F. M.
-The Christmas holidays will soon
be here, and but for the financial
stringency we would all bo happy.
Well, let's try to enjoy the holidays
anyway. They only get around once
-A lot of farming tools, shovels,
hoes and axes, together with a lot
of kitchen furniture, tinware, lamps,
etc.. at cost. E. & E. Callas.
-Considerable cotton was sold
last week at. 11 Vi cents. Don't sell
yet. boys, unless the man whom yo?!
owe Is compelled to have his money.
Then let her slide, unless vou can
raise the money from some other
-W. S. Davis, of Gaffney, han
bought the old C. L. Reid store house
at the corner of Main and Tugaloo
streets. The price paid was $3,000.
Mr. Davis ls an uncle of John W.
Davis, of the Walhalla police force.
Wo gladly welcome him to our town
as a permanent resident.
-Buy your suits, pants, overalls,
shoes, hats and caps at cost from E.
& E. Callas.
-Mr. Lookout, Saura Claus's ad
vance agent, was in Walhalla last
week looking up the good boys and
girls of the town. He says times are
very hard with him, and that, he will
not leave anything for tho bad boys
and girls. He is a very pleasant, gen
tleman, and snld he would return to
Walhalla beforo Christmas and re
vise his Hst of bad children. If they
will be good from now on, he will
remember them, If not, he will give
them the "go-by." So, chlldron, be
good, and he will leave you some
thing. Ho left a pleco of poetry with
us and requested that lt bo published
in next week's issue.
The pr ttiest line of China, Sil
verware and Cut Glass that has
ever been displayed In Walhalla.
See me beforo buying your
Christmas Goods. ?
-j a i m's u. HarklDB ls now Wal
haifa's night policeman.
-Julian Dendy's friends are glad
to seo him on the streets again after
a long and painful Illness.
-Go to R, & E. Callas for bar
gains In men's, and boys'suits, shoes,
hats, caps and underwear.
-Miss Bertie Callas, of Belmont,
is visiting her brother, Sam Callas,
and other relatives, this week.
-Rev. J. G. Law, D. D., will hold
services in the Richland Presbyte
rian church next Sunday morning at
11.30 o'clock. Public cordially in
-Call on Santa Claus. Headquar
ters at Walhalla Drug Company.
.-Married, on December 8, at
Toxaway church, S. L. Williams and
Miss S. A. Wllbanks, all of Oconee
county. Rev. J. H. Stone performed
-Ladles' umbrellas; pnce 83.75
to f 17, at J. A. Brock's, Seneca.
-Married, December 8, at 3 p.
m., at the residence of the bride's
father, W. H. Moore, of Westmin
ster, Miss C. L. Moore and A. T.
Julian, Rev. J. H. Stone performing
-Call on Santa ClauB. Headquar
ters at Walhalla Drug Company.
-Married, on December 4th, at
the residence- of the bride's father,
F. M. SI m nunn, of th; Return CCC
tion, Miss Ora oimpson and R. J.
Buchanan, of Denver, Anderson
county, Rev. J. H. Stone, officiating.
-The Southern Stock Company
has been playing at the Wagener
Theater since Monday night. This
proves to be one of the best compa
nies that has ever appeared here, and
c arybody is well pleased. Their last
play will be given to-night, and you
should go out. Reserved seats on
sale at Bell's drug store.
-By request we correct a mistake
in local mention last week about
work on the dwelling house of L.
Schaffrodt. lt appears that the prop
erty was conveyed to Mrs. Augusta
Crenshaw several years ago, and
same" ls now owned by her heirs.
Tho repair work has been done at
their expense, with N. Crenshaw as
-East End, Seneca, South Caro
lina! See advertisement of the live
business people ol that end of our
sister town on the second page of
this Issue. This ls a hsutling sec
tion, and it will pay the people of
the county to look over this page and
become acquainted with the people
doing business there. After you have
read the advertisements, give them a
call. They will treat you right and
guaranteo satisfaction. East End ls
made of the "coming Kind," and you
had better keep your eye on them.
-Come to Walhalla Drug Com
pany for your Santa Claus.
-In this Issue will be found the
advertisement of James H. Darby
and John Frank, real estate dealers.
They will offer for salo at Walhalla
Court House on the first Monday in
January, 1008, at public sale, to the
highest bidder, twenty-four tracts
of the finest farming land In Oconee
county, situated in Keowee town
ship. These tracts vary In size from
27 to lio acres. Consult the map
In the advertisement and pick out a
tract and come to Walhalla on tho
first Monday In January prepared to
-Como to Walhalla Drug Com
pany for your Santa Claus.
A Card of Thanks.
We want to thank our neighbors
and friends, both old and young,
through the columns of your valua
ble paper, knowing lt goes to so
many of their homes, for their kind
ness and assistance shown and ren
dered us during the Illness and death
of our little Lillie. We pray that
God's richest blessings may .Test on
one and all.
Cicero Sheriff and Family.
Man Kills Wife in Nashville.
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 8.-This af
ternoon Frank Click, a machinist, 2 5
years of age, shot his wife, Mrs. Ruth
Click, three times, one bullet pierc
ing her heart, killing her instantly.
He then shot himself through the
hoad, and Hes dying at the city hos
pital. The tragedy occurred on Bil
bo avenue, In the home of a negress,
where Mrs Click had taken refuge,
tho murdered woman falling across
a bed In the room. . A portion of
Click's brains wore scattered upon
the floor where he fell. Domestic
troubles are assigned as the cause.
Mrs. Click was an unusually hand
some woman, about 23 years old,
and hnd been divorced from a former
husband. She and Click were mar
ried last. July, and wont to Memphis
to live. She returned to Nashville
some two weeks ago, going to the
homo of her father, W. N. Blblo, a
wealthy real estate owner. Click re
turned last night, and at his request
Mrs. Click met him this afternoon
on Bilbo avenue, near the scene Of
the killing. After a brief conversa
tion with him she suddenly ran, with
Click pursuing her. Her flight ended
in ibo rear room of tho dwelling of
Sallie Hughes, colored, and there,
with no witnesses, the shooting oc
Negro Kills Georgia Policeman?
Midvllle, Ga., Dec. 8.-Town Mar
shal Brlnson was killed by a negro
hore this afternoon. Tho negro kill
ed tho marshal without any provoca
tion. Tho negro, with others of his
race was on the street, and was mak
ing a disturbance. The marshal told
tho negro ho must be quiet, and or
dered him to appear In the city court
to-morrow morning. As the officer
was turning away the negro pulled a
pistol, thrust tho weapon against the
officer's body, and fired three times.
Tho officer fell to tho sidewalk and
died almost Instantly. Tho negro
ran to a swamp and mado his escape.
A posse, ls In pursuit, and If captured
he will probably bo lynched.
Cv:ived Negro Shot Seven People.
Augusta. Ark., Dec. 6.-Crazed by
cocaine, Wash Mussay, a negro, ran
amuck hero early to-day, shooting
seven white persons, two of whom
Tho negro was flnnlly corralled in
tho court hOUSe yard nnl shot to
death by a posse, fighting until ho
fell, literally riddled with bullets.
One of Mussay's victims will die.
Given Absolutely Free to the Person Holding
With each Cash Purohaso of $1 we will give a Ticket from TO-MORROW
MORNING, Nov, 21st, till December 81st, and then the person holding
the lucky number will be given our $40 Steel Range, now on display
in our Show Window. Messrs. W. L. Verner, George Seaborn and
J. A. Steck have kindly consented to take charge of these
tickets and decide upon a plan as to how the Range shall
be given away. Remember, the Range will go to
some one on DECEMBER 31st, 1907.
WALHALLA. S. C.
MOSS & ANSEL,
I WILL SELL, at my residence,
near High Falls, on DECEMBER 18,
1907, one nair of Mules, one two
horse Wag w, one Top Buggy and
Harness, t*wp Jersey Cows and seve
ral Hogs; v fine lot of Corn and
Fodder; Farming Tools, Household
Terms of Sale: CASH.
H. T. LEWIS.
December 4, 1907. 49-r>0*
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING.
Notice is hereby given that the
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 attea'ed, on the
day before the meeting or any "time
during the month of December. All
1907 claims not filed before said
meeting Will be barred. Claims may
be filed in person or by mail, adT
dressed "County Commissioners,"
Walhalla, S. C. All interested will
please take due notice and govern
D. F. MCALISTER, Supervisor.
December 4, 190?. 49-52
AUCTION SALE 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-acre tracts of unimprov
ed land; well timbered and well
One 55-acre tract, o i 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
NOTICE TO DEBTORS and CRED
ITORS.-All persons indebted to the
Estate of S. P. DENDY, deceased, are
hereby notified to make payment to
the undersigned, and all persons hav
ing claims against said estate will
p "?sont the same, duly attested, wlth
ili the time prescribed by law, or be
barred. JOHN B. S. DENDY,
Killed Partner to Wed Widow.
Iola, Kans., Dec. 9.-In a confes
sion made last night, W. H. Crevis
ton says he planned to murder his
business partner that he rr'Tht mar
ry tho latter's wife. The woman, ar
rested after the body of her husband,
H. W. Stewart, had been found In a
ditch yesterday morning, says she did
not know of Crevlston's love for her.
She has been released.
j T. E. ALEXANDER.
The Land Man
P_WALHALLA, S. C.
FOR SALE AND TO RENT.
HOMES IN MARION COUNTY, the
fruit, iron and vegetable heit.-$3 to
$5 per acre. DAVIS BIGGS,
46-49_ Jeffefson, Texas.
M. C. LONG,
(Office Over Post Office,)
Anderson, 8. C. .
Will practice In all Courts in South
That's My Hobby.
If you want one
don't fail to SICE.
ME- BEFORE BUY
Walhalla, S. C.
WE ARE DAILY RECEIVING THE
GREATEST-LINE OP WOOLEN
AND SILK DRESS GOODS .
SHOWN IN THIS MARKET.
Our stocK of Men's? oys' and Children's
Stilts and Overcoats is made up of the
newest and best styles that high
grade tailoring can produce with
Prices Reasonably Low*
Do not fail to examine our stocK of Men's,* vj
Women's and Children's high-class
solid leather Shoes before buying
your fall and winter supply. It
will be to your interest as well
as ours for you to do so.
A Large and Selected Stock Ladies' Jackets
and Coats, Underwear, Em
Woolen and Cotton BlanKets, all sizes,
from 50c. to $7.50 per pair.
We are Agents for the celebrated MITCHELL
WAGONS and COLUMBIA BUGGIES. See us
and get our prices before buyinglyour Buggy or
Wagon and Harness.
DOORS, SASH AND BLINDS, almost all sizes
to fill any order.
LIME AND CEMENT, high-grade Paint and Oil.
N. B.-With each and every bill of Dry Goods,
Clothing and Shoes amounting to $10 we will give
25 pounds New York Standard Granulated Sugar
W. P. IMimmons, Seneca, S. C#
Now Arrivals of many nice things for the Holidays,
you will find in our stock. Select pieces of high-class
China, such as Cracker Jars, Antiquo Vase, Drcsdon
China, Cups and Laucors, Chocolate Pots and Oriental
Bric-a-Brac of all kinds.
Afine lino of Loather,Goods in tho latost styles;
and, for tho little girls, Dolls of every concoivablo kind,
from tho Little Baby Dolls in full dross at 10c. each, to
tho Largo Bisquo Doll, in silk dross at $2.50,
Our Stock was nover better.
W. S. HUNTER 8c CO.,
SENECA, S. C.