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SUGGESTIVE) QUESTIONS ON THE
REV. DR. LINSCOTT FOR
Tho object ot the International
promote, by questions, through the
the teaching of Scripture iu counec
(Copyright 1910 by Rev,
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1012.
Subject: "Tho Lunatic Boy."
Mark IX: 1-1-29.
Golden Text: "And Jes?s said unto
Iiim, If thou can'st! All Idlings are
possible (o him that belleveth." Mark
1. Verso 14-Taking a survey of
the past and present, what subject
would you say has the most perennial
interest for mankind, and why is it
2. What is the nature and the de
gree of profit to be derived from dis
cussing religious problems?
3. Verso 15-Whore had Jesus
been, and what had happened while
he was there?
4. Why were the people so much
"amazed" at-the sight of Jesus?
5. What ls the reason that the
person and tho name of Jesus have
such a fascination for people to-day?
6. Verses 16-17-What were tho
scribes probably discussing with'
7. In a family of seven children
there are six robust sons, and one
daughter with a serious physical In
firmity. Which of those children
would you say ls most beloved, and
8. Verse 18-How do you harmon
ize with the love of God the fact that
there aro so many persons with In
curable diseases and who suffer con
9. Why could not tho disciples
cure this man's son, and were they
to bo blamed for their Inability?
10. Verse 19-What was the most
virulent sin of that generation, and
what is the most virulent sin of this
11. ls lt sometimes right for us to
cease to be patient, and would you
say that Jesus did so in this l.n^
12. Verses 20-21-What reason. If
any, ls there to believe that the Devil
ls angry when sick people are about
to bo cured?
18. Verso 22-Would you say that
the Devil delights in seeing Intense
suffering and violent death? Why?
History of Thanksgiving in America.
The first observance of Thanksgiv
ing Day in America was in St. John's,
Newfoundland, in 1621, the day being
set apart by the first settlers to give
thanks for tho safe arrival on tho
Island after a long and stormy pas
In New England the Puritan fath
ers, who had abolished Christmas as
a Popisli festival, originated Thanks
giving Day about 1631 in order that
they have a lay to take the place of
('bristmas for religious and other
History states that in February,
?1631, Hie colony at Charlestown,
Mass., was reduced to the very point
of starvation, and when a vessel with
supplies arrived from England a day
of public thanksgiving and rejoicing
was ordered by the Governor. This
ls considered to have been tho first
thanksgiving day hold in America.
During the following year frequent
days of thanksgiving were appointed
in tho New England colonies, some
times twice in one year and for spe
cial reasons-a victory over tile In
dians, the arrival of a ship with col
onists or provisions, or some other
happy event. Later tho day came to
be set apart in the autumn or the
early winter to give thanks for tho
DO YOU ENJOY EATING
Or Does Everything You Eat
Exports declaro that tho reason
stomach disorders aro so common in
this country ls duo to hasty and
careless habits of eating. Stomach
troubles and run-down conditions also
usually go togother.
John Lind, of Oneonta, N. Y., says:
"I have boen troubled with a bad
stomach trouble for fifteen years, ami
became so weak that I could hardly
walk or do any work. My nppotlto
.was very poor, and lt scorned Impos
sible to got any rollof. Since taking
two bottles of Vlnol I find that lt has
already made a romarkablo Improve
ment in my health; my dlgostlon ls
much stronger, and I havo gained In
Vinni mailes weah tu?llIHChs strung
because it strengthens and tones up
the weakened, tired and ovortaxed
nerves of tho digostivo organs. Vinol
ls easily assimilated by tho weakest
ntoinac.hu, and ls dollcious to tho taste.
Try a bottle of Vinol with tho
understanding that your money will
be returned if lt does not help you.
J. W. Boll, Druggist, Walhalla, 8. C.
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SUNDAY SOnOOIi LESSON BY
Press Bible Question Club ls to
press, thought and investigation on
tlon with the International Sunday
T. S. Lluscott, D. D.)
14, Was this father In any meas
ure to blame for not fully bollovlng
that Jesus could cure his son? Why?
16. Verse 23-What limit, if any,
would you place on tho possibilities
16. if Christians in these days
lived in perfect accord with God as
Jesus did, would lt be possiblo for
them to cure sickness as Jesus did?
Give your reasons.
17. Verse 24-How much effect
does emotion or intense desire when
we pray have upon God in answering
1 H. What ls tile standard by which
you would measure the extent of a
man's faith? (This is one of the
questions that may be answered in
writing by members of the club.)
19. Verses 25-27-When God In
these days casts the Devil out of a
man, docs lt Imply that he can "enter
no more Into him"? Why?
20. Vorses 28-29-How would you
characterize tho sin of the disciples
for not being able to cast out this
21. What would be the effect upon
the spiritual power of the church If
the members were given to fasting
Lesson for Sundny, December 8th:
"Child in tho Midst." Matt. XVIII:
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abundant harvests and general pros
perous condition of the colony.
Thanksgiving Day was a national
institution during tho Revolutionary
War, and was annually recommend
ed by Congress; but after a general
thanksgiving for peace In 17 84, there
was no observance until 17S9, when
President Washington, by request of
Congross, recommended a thanksgiv
ing for the adoption of Hie constitu
tion, in 1815 a day of thanksgiving
for Hie restoration of peace was rec
ommended by President .Madison.
During Hie early part of the cen
tury thanksgiving remained an insti
tution peculiar to New longland, but
was not always held cither on Hie
same day or in the same month, each
state appointing its own day. Proc
lamations recommending special days
of thanksgiving for victories In Hie
Civil War were issued by President
Lincoln In 1802 and 1863, and in
1S64 he appointed the national pro
clamation. Since that Hmo lt has
been customary to celebrate Thanks
giving Day throughout tho United
States on tho last Thursday In No
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Card of Thanks.
Oak way, Nov. 18.-Editor Keowee
Courier: We wish to Hms publicly
express our sincere thanks and ap
preciation for the many acts of kind
ness and sympathy shown us by
friends In the recent illness and
deatli of our dear motlier, which
occurred November 1st, and espe
cially to thank the physicians and
those who aided us in picking cot
ton and other work lu our sore be
reavement. Wo truly hope they will
bo greatly blest in this life and
richly rewarded hereafter.
H. C. Owen and Family.
A Boston preacher told his congre
gation that heaven ls built for ladies
and gentlemen. This ls carrying
society to the highest point.
Only a woman can understand tho
paralyzing effect of disorders in tho
fomalo organism-the misery of it
and Its depressing influence on tho
mind. Many women who formerly
suffered from thoso disorders owo
their present health to Dr. Simmons'
Squaw Vine Wino. It exercises a
powerful restorative influence on tho
femalo genoratlvo system, builds up
a strong body, restores healthy regu
larity and promotos cheerfulness and
a cloar, rosy complexion. Price $1
por bottle. Sold at Bell's drug store,
Suck!en's Arnica Salves
Tho Best Salvo In Tho Wurld. .
HOW TUAlS?Atr CURED HIMSELF.
Say? Ho SavoU. His Lifo by Diot and
Senator Benjamin R. Tillman, in
stead of being dead and burled, as
his breakdown a few years ago
seemed to Indicate, would soon come
to pass, ls still In the land of tho
living and intends to remain here
indefinitely. His story as he tells lt
in Physical Culture ls a tribute to
tho efficacy of diet and exercise.
"I went to Europe in search of
health," he says, "but returned un
improved. In fact, 1 was In so help
less a condition that 1 attracted tho
attention of tho captain of the ship
as I came home OK lt. lt was through
bis efforts that I am alive to-day. He
advised me to try physical culture,
which ls much practiced In his na
tivo country, Norway.
"While 1 am not completely cured,
I believe I am at least permanently
relieved of tho trouble that threat
ened my life. 1 made an exhaustive
study of anatomy, hygiene and phys
ical culture. I then placed this theo
retical knowledge in practice.
"Whereas formerly I ate whatever
I wanted, and when 1 wanted lt,
foods that were non-nourishing and
positively Injurious, 1 now subsist
on a well regulated diet of fruits,
cereals, vegetables, eggs, milk, and
occasionally fish and fowl. The new
diet has proved a boon, and' I -am |
nourishing on it. I eat three sparing
meals a day-breakfast, lunch and
dinner. I consume hot water before
and after eating.
"I begin the day by first, practic
ing deep breathing before an open
window. I continue these exercises
for five or ten minutes, always hold
ing my breath until the count of ten.
Then I. exhale. I go through the
same movements while reclining on
the flat of my back.
"I next go through a series of
physical culture movements of my
own evolution with a three-pound
pair of dumbells. After working up
a glowing perspiration I take a tepid
bath. Then, an hour after, I eat
"Walking, which ls sadly neglected
by young and old alike, is the only
hobby I have outside of being a phys
ical culturlst. It is the greatest of
all exercises. I practice deep breath
ing while walking.
"Heretofore when an important
bill was pending before the Senate
that necessitated many hours of care
ful deliberation under hygienic con
ditions most unfavorable, such as
breathing vitiated air, as the Senate
Chamber ls poorly ventilated, I was
the victim of headaches. Deep
breathing, however, has overcome all
this, and I advise any one to try lt
thus afflicted under like conditions."
A BEAUTIFUL MARBLE SHAFT.
Marks tho Historic Spot Where An
cient Church Was Built.
Pendleton, Nov. 18.-On Saturday,
November 9th, a company of about
fifty people assembled to witness tho
unveiling of a marble shaft to mark
the "Hopewell-Keowee" church. This
was the Presbyterian church founded
by Gen. Andrew Plckens and Col.
Robert Anderson, about 1788 or
1789. It was built of logs and was
on Gen. Plckens* farm, about three
miles northwest from Pendleton.
1 Preaching was conducted at this
church till about 1801 or 1802, when
the building, (1801), now known as
"the Old Stone Church," was finished,
and services were removed thither,
I as lt. was more centrally located.
The lirst elders of Hopewell-Keo
wee were Gen. Andrew Plckens, Col.
Robert Anderson and Major Dickson,
all soldiers of the Revolution; its
llrst minister was Rev. .lohn Simpson,
i Mr. Simpson remained but a short
I while and was followed by Rev. Thos.
Ilvese D. D., who was pastor till
1790. and whose grave was the first
In thc present large cemetery at
Stone church. Dr. Reese was proba
bly the most learned Presbyterian
minister in his day in the Carolinas,
and was as good as he was learned,
so that he was a very Atting pastor
for such men as Plckens and Ander
Rev. W. H. Mills, of Clemson Col
lege, made the first address, calling
attention to the chief contribution of
these great men to the civilization
of their own day as being this, that
they were devoted and zealous in
their support of Hie church. Dr. R.
F. Divver, ol' Anderson, spoke on
Rev. .John Simpson and his life and
labors. Both these speakers paid
eloquent tributes to Capt. J. Miles
Plckens, of Pendleton, to whose un
tiring zeal tliis memorial is due.
Capt. Plckens deserves the sincere
thanks of all the descendants of the
earliest settlers in this community
and of the Presbyterian church at
large, and indeed of (very loyal
'patriot, irrespective of ancestry or
denomination. For w ho is there who
does not desire to preserve the his
tory of the state and to commemo
rate thc virtues of Hie fathers of our
After tlie exercises of the morning
a picnic dinner was served on the
grounds, and in the afternoon the as
sembly dissolved, each ono declaring
the occasion most delightful and re
joicing that ho had been present.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of tile ear.
There is only one way to euro deaf
ness, and Hint is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness ls caused by an
in flamed condition of the Eustachian
tube. When tills tube is inflamed
you bavo a rumbling sound or im
perfect hearing, and when lt ls en
tirely closed, deafness is thc result,
and unless tho inflammation can bo
taken out and tills tubo restored to
its normal condition, bearing will be
destroyed forever; nine cases out of
ten are caused by catarrh, which is
nothing but an Inflamed- condition of
tho mucous surfaces.
We will give ono hundred dollars
for any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot bo cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for cir
F. J. Choney & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 75c.
fake Hall's Family Pills for con
Al! women, who suf.er fr
to female ailments, are urge<
.scientific, tonic, remedy, for w<
yet gently, and without bad eil
relieving pain, building up st
and toning up the nerves,
thousands of ladles have writtt
results they obtained, from the u
Mrs. Jane C?llehan suffei
nearly ten years. In a lette
says: "I was not able to
stomach was weak, and my bl<
ache, and was very weak. I
did me no good. I used Card
I am in the best health I have
Cardul enough." It is the be
Whether seriously sick, o
Wh* to: Ladles' Advisory Dept.. Cht
lor Sp?cial In$tracitoru, ?ed 64-pass book. " :
Explosion Wrecks Jewelry Store.
Columbus, Qa., Nov. 20.-The boi
ler In the basement of the Jewelry
st^re of V. J. Pokor exploded to-day,
completely wrecking the store and
scattering jewelry all over the build-'
inp. Windows were blown out. In
tense excitement prevailed until peo
ple could get inside to see what had
become of those caught in the build
ing. Tigner P. Williams and Miss
Marie Smith, who were in the store
at the time, escaped unharmed. Low
water pressure caused the explosion.
An exchange in a "Word of Wis
dom" column says: "Moro miles can
be made in a day by going steadily
than by* stopping." The genius who
wrote these words should have his
SALK OP REAL ESTATE.
? By virtue of an execution issued
ont of and from the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Oconee County, South
Carolina, lu an action wherein Jessie
Norris, Floy Norris, Maude Norris et
all, were Plaintiffs, and Wm. P. An- j
derson et al., were Defendants, and '
leVy made thereunder, I will offer for
sale,.to the highest bidder, In front
ofj l,ho Court Houso door, in Wal
hOb S. C., on MONDAY, the 2d day
of DECEMBER, A. D., 1912, within
the legal hours of sale, tho tract of
land below described:
All the undivided one-eleventh in
terest, respectively, of Jessie Norris,
Floy Norris, and Maude Norris, now
Jessie (Norris) Maxwell, Floy (Nor
ris) Clement, and Maude (Norris)
Jameson, of, in and to all that cer
tain piece, parcel or tract of land,
situate, lying and being in tho Coun
ty of Oconee, of the State of South
Carolina, on both sides of Changa
Creek, waters of Tugaloo River, ad
joining. Innds of W. P. Anderson, T.
E. Alexander, W. L. England, and'
others, containing one hundred acres,
moro or less, and being the same
tract of land conveyed to Wm. P.
Norris by John Clinkscales, Adminis
trator, with the Will annexed, of
Robert B. Norris, by deed bearing
date tho 17th day of November,
.1880, recorded In Clerk's of?lcc, Oco
nee County, on tho 11th day of No
vember, 1908, in Book "II," page
Terms of Sale: CASH. Pay extra
W. M. KAY,
Sheriff Oconee County, S. C.
November 13,19 12. 4 6-48
All winter long-on
windy, blustering days
less Oil Heater gives thei
Xt saves them many a col
warms the rooms not reachei
The Perfection Heater ii
mings (plain steel or ename
moved from place to place.
At DoaUrt ?
N?warit, N. J.
Dm the aches and pains, duo.,
i to try Cardui, the reliable}
omen. Cardui acts promptly^1'
ects, on the womanly system,
re ny th, regulating the system,
During the past half century,
tn to tell of the quick curative
se of this well-known medicine.
red from womanly trouble for
r from Whiteville, N. C., she
do my own housework. My
Dod was wrong. I had back
tried several doctors, but they
ui for 3 or 4 months, and now
ever been. I can never praise
ist tonic, for women,
r simply weak, try Cardui.
itunocaa Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.,
Kotua Treatment (or Women." ??crt (rea, ) M
By virtue of L.\vo tax executions to
mo directed by W. J. Schroder, Trea
surer of Oconee County, South Caro
lina, dated April 1st, 1912, I will
sell on Monday, December 2d, 1912,
(the same being salesday), at the
? usual hour for public sales, in front
of the Court House door, at Wal
halla, S. C., the following personal
property, to wit:
Ono Upright Kimball Plano, levied
on as the property of D. H. Rowland
at suit of State for taxes.
Terms of Sale: CASH:
W. M. KAY,
Sheriff Oconee County, S. C.
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fr PROFESSIONAL CARDS. fr
MARCUS C. LONG,
A t torncy-a t-Law,
Phono No. 00,
Walhalla, South Carolina.
Oillce Over Oconee Newt'.
E . Ii, HERNDON,
Attorney-at-1 J aw,
Walhalla, South Carolina.
PHONE NO. Ol.
It. T. J A YNES,
Walhalla, South Carolina.
Boll Phone No. 20.
Practico in State and Federal
DR, W. P. AUSTIN, .J.
Heneen, South Carolina. ?J*
Phono 17. ?|.
J. P. Carey, J. W. Sheior, fr
Plckons, S. C. W. C. Hughs, fr
CAREY, SHELOR & HUGHS, fr
Attorneys and Counsellors, fr
Walhalla, South CaroUnn. oj.
Practice in State and Federal 4*
W . M . F BN NB lili,
Walhalla, South Carolina.
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the Zero days and the
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COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE,
Walhalla, S. C., Oct. 1, 1912.
Tho books for tho collection of
Stato, County, School and Special
Taxes for tho fiscal year 1912 will
be opon f-om October 16, 1912, to
December 31, 1912, without penalty,
after which day one per cent, ponalty
will be added on all payments made
In month of January, 1913, and two
per cent penalty on all payments
made In the month of February, and
seven per cent ponalty on all pay
ments made from the first day of
March until tho fifteenth day of
March, 1913. After that day all
taxes not paid will go Into execution
and be placed In the hands of the
Sheriff for collection. Taxpayers
owning property or paying taxes for
othe.rs will ploe.se ask for a tax re
ceipt in each township or special
school district in willoh ho or they
may own property. This is very im
portant, as there aro so many special
school districts. Die tax levy ls mad?
up as follows:
Stato tax. 5% mills
Ordinary County. 6 Vi mills
Interest on bonds. V? mill
School tax. 3 mills
Total tax .15 V6 mlll3
Special and Local School Taxes.
I No. 46
Poll Tax, $1.00 H Dog Tax, 50c.
Every male citizen from 21 to 60
years is liable for Poll' Tax, except
Confederate soldiers, who do not pay
after 50 years of age, and those ex
cusod by law.
Parties wishing Information from
this office (by mail) will please en
W. J. SCHRODER,
Treasurer Oconeo County, S. C.
Call ano seo me or phone 84.
Prompt attention to all calls*
All work guaranteed.
L. O. WHITE, Walhalla.
J. J. & G. W. BALLENGER
THE J. H. ADAMS COMPANY?
Mr. F. B. Adams In Charge.
Day Phone 03. Night Phone lt?
Ofllco at Seneca Hardware Co.?
SENECA. S. C.
THE BLUE RIDGE RAILWAY CO,
Ilctween Bolton and Walhall?.
Time Table No. ll.-Effective N*>?
vombor 27, 1910.
10 18 I aol B
LvWalhftllft.I 7 oo
Lv Wost Union.I 7 05
Ar Anderson-PM* DAp
ll 9 17 10
Lv Wost t! II lon.
Will also stop at the followla?
stations and take on and let off pas
sengers: Baloney's, James's, Towr*
way, Welch. .
A. B. Andrews, President.
J. R. Anderson, Superintendent
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
Cur?? Cold*, Croup ?nd Whooping Cough.